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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: 06-28-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Gulfport (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in Nov. 1968.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 15 (Feb. 14, 1969).
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No. 2264 June 28 July 4, 2012 Tropical Storm Debby Does Damage While both cities dealt with tidal Gulfport fared better than St. Pete Beach when Debbys wind bands brushed along the coastal cities this past week. Gulfport reported three boats ashore Tuesday morning We have very minimal damage and beach area, Shore Boulevard, and the area around the marina, City Manager Jim OReilly said, adding the fact that the storm drain system hasnt been able to work, because the wind is pushing the water up from the bay and holding it in place. More on the Storm, pages 28-29 Swigwam Loses Outdoor Drinking Privileges outside the Swigwam have to go, says the majority of the St. Pete Beach commission. freshman commissioner Lorraine Huhn said she thought the city should revoke the Swigwams right to allow people to drink in front of the bar. The Swigwam property includes about two feet in front of the bar, but the feet of the wooden chairs and a foot rest extend ten inches into the right of way. When the Swigwam opened in March 2010, the city allowed people to bring their drinks outside and consume them in the public right of way. Owner Rob Williams signed a hold harmless agreement with the city and See Swigwam, page 10Aquamania! Although the approaching tropical storm chased Aquamania got Gulfportians drenched, too. The verdict is still out on who won the Anything That Floats Race. Roomer has it there will be a rematch between Sellas and OMaddys. More Photos, page 43 Gabber Holiday Deadline Due to July 4th falling on Wednesday, The Gabber deadline is Monday at 5pm for all advertising.Have a Safe Holiday See you at the Parade! As late as Monday afternoon, Shore Boulevard in Gulfport was still ooded.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 3 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. Comedy Night at Metro Center St. Pete Pride and Metro Wellness & Community Center proudly present Christine OLeary, touted as One of the 50 Funniest Lesbians in America according to Curve Magazine on Saturday, June 30th at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cover is $10 and cash & Community Center. The Center is located at 3251 Third Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. For tickets visit stpetepride.com or metrotampabay. org or visit Metro Center or their Thrift Store on Central Avenue.

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4 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 327-8309 727 727328-8309 400 49th St. South St. P etersburg, FLMon-Sat 11am to 9pm, SundaysGone FishinF AMIL Y OWNED & OPERA TED OVER 29 YEARS 400 49th S Check Us Out!www .midpenseafood.com THE BEST SMOKED FISH SPREAD ON THE PLANET GUARANTEED. SALMON, AMBERJACK, OR AMBERJACK WITH JALAPENOS. TWO SIZES; $3.49/$6.49 St. Pete Beach Standing Water Alert St. Pete Beachs Public Services Director Steve Hallock wants residents and businesses to know: As with other cities at this time, the City of St Pete Beach Sanitary Sewer (Wastewater) System has recent record heavy rainfall and tidal Storm Debby. Depending upon your location, you may experience a slow or non-draining sewer system due to the increased loading on the system. We are doing everything we can to keep up with the resulting increased expected to improve as does the weather and storm surge situation. All residents are asked to use the sewer system sparingly until the conditions improve. We strongly advise to avoid standing water at this time as it may have come into contact with sewer you should thoroughly wash with soap and water as a precaution. Please see this weeks St. Pete Beach City Whys on page 46 to learn what issues in the future. 1st Ever Funky Fourth Car Show The City of Gulfport presents its own Funky Fourth Car Show on Wednesday, July 4th between 10 a.m. 54th St. S. and Beach Blvd. S. All creatively decorated gas and electric cars are invited. 35 spots available, so sign up soon! Registration fee of $10 is available until Friday, June 29. Registration forms are available in the Gabber or at City of Gulfport City Hall at 2401 53rd St. S. Checks are made payable to the City of Gulfport. All are encouraged to participate in the parade (please check spot on application if interested). Have fun and celebrate July 4th with your best dressed vehicle. This is no ordinary car show, its Gulfport style! Trophy will be given for Mayors/Councils Choice and for Best Dressed Electric Vehicle. Call 727-893-1118.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 5 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 6 p.m. Floats will meet in the check-in area no later than 4:30 p.m. Staff will direct you from there.PARADE IS ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH. PATRIOTIC THEME PLEASE Deadline for sign up is Friday, June 29th 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 largescale sea oat planting project to St. Pete Beach and volunteers ages 12 and older are needed. The effort will take place on Saturday, June 30th 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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6 Gabber June 28 July 4, 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 July 14-15. Last year, more than 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 Team cost before July 1st is $350 and after it is $400. Proceeds TASCO. All 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.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 7 Pinellas County has a Ban on Fireworks that project into the air or explode is prohibited. Pinellas County Public Safety Services urges residents to enjoy and economical. Sparklers remain legal, but parents are reminded they can be dangerous, reaching temperatures of up to 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. Only those over 12 years of age should handle sparklers of any type. Many young people get burned by sparklers every year so adult supervision is necessary use extreme caution and follow basic safety recommendations: try to alter or combine them. be left over after the display, as they may still be active. Democratic Club to Meet On Thursday, July 12, members and guests of the Greater Pinellas Democratic Club will host retiring State Legislator Rick Kriseman and Florida Democratic Party Vice Chair Alison Moreno. The meeting to be held at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. in Pinellas Park starts with cocktails (cash bar) and social time at 6 p.m., followed by a lovely buffet dinner ($15) at 6:30 p.m. and concludes with the speakers presentations and questions and discussion.Everyone is welcome and membership is countywide. Call Betty Morganstein at 727-360-3971 for dinner reservations.Step it up at Scout Hall Beginners Line Dance Class will be offered at Scout Hall (5301 28th Ave. S.) starting on Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:30 a.m. You must be a registered member of the Senior Center. Registration and the class are free. To register to be a member of the Senior Center, stop by at 5501 27th Ave. S. For more information, contact 727-893-2237 or 727-893-1231.

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10 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Swigwam, from front pagepurchased insurance to cover any mishaps that could occur on that right of way. Commissioner Jim Parent and Vice Mayor Marvin Shavlan told fellow commissioners they had spoken to the bulk of the businesses on Corey and the majority of businesses favored allowing the Swigwam to keep the chairs and outside drinking. Williams said he spoke with the businesses with similar results. The spoke with 20 businesses in the past month. Of those businesses, 12 said they had no issues; several others refused to comment. Only two admitted to problems. Williams says this will hurt his business because he does not allow smoking inside his bar (doctors diagnosed him with throat cancer in May 2010) and smokers must go outside. Mayor Steve McFarlin did not allow public comment and would not allow Williams to discuss any alternative solutions with the commission, saying that Williams promised to erect outdoor seating behind the bar after the November meeting. Gabber Williams left immediately after the November vote in his favor as the commission continued to other agenda items. The Gabber reporter interviewed Williams as he left the commission chambers; the Mayor did not speak with Williams after the vote. Commissioners Lorraine Huhn and Bev Garnett voted to rescind the outdoor drinking permission, as did Mayor Steve McFarlin. The Swigwam has one month to comply. Receive Citys Weekly Email Would you like to stay in touch with City of Gulfport events and news? The City of Gulfport sends a weekly email newsletter on current city events/ would like to receive this newsletter, please email gbiron@mygulfport.us and type in the subject line, Gulfport and the newsletter usually goes out on Monday or Tuesday. For more information, please contact Gail at 727-893-1118. Summer Jazz On Thursday, June 28, Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps will play from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bilmar Beach is $7. Call 727-522-6877.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 11 ADV ANCE AUTO BODY A Paint Job That Will Last!4850 5th A ve. South (49th St. & 5th A ve. S.) HERE 17 YEARSMV#3392 Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Extended Hours By Appointment24 Hours Contact Line321-4803 P AINT JOBS FROM $299951 DA Y SERVICEON SMALL JOBS2 DA Y SERVICE ON MOST LARGE JOBSPLUS . W ell T ake Y ou to W ork or Home!BRING US YOUR INSURANCE ESTIMA TES & SA VE!FREE ESTIMA TES expert collision repair COUPON REQUIREDBUMBER & FENDER REP AIRFr om$10 000Not valid with any other of fer. EXPIRES 01/16/08 Fresh Market Seeks Vendors The new Azalea Community Fresh Market is still looking for food vendors, as well as organic food and honey sellers. Located in the Tyrone area at the Azalea Rec Center the fresh market will have fresh produce, activities for kids, arts and crafts, music and a variety of food vendors. They are offering weekly and monthly booth rates both inside and out with electric available. The Azalea Community Fresh Market is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting July 7th. The Azalea Rec Center is located at 1600 72nd information and become a vendor or volunteer please call Joe and Kathy One Week Scuba Camps Jims Dive Shop and the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center will be hosting SCUBA Camps throughout the summer for kids and teens ages 10 and older. All students that pass the Cost for the week-long camp is $400 per student and includes all study materials as well as use of necessary equipment for all dives. Classroom and pool sessions will be held at the St. Pete Beach Community Center and Pool at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Summer courses will be held the weeks of July 9th and July 30th. To begin your adventure, contact Jims Dive Shop at 393-3483.

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12 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Need Help with your Business? The St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center (BAC) offers free business training and counseling sessions to assist emerging and existing small business with business development. They are located at 440 Second Avenue N. For further information, call 727-893-7146 or visit their website at http://www. stpete.org/bac. The Business Resource Center is located within the Business Assistance Center, has computers equipped with business software, internet access and a business reference library for business research and planning. Business Plan Pro and Marketing Plan Pro Software is available at the Business Assistance Center. Have you been delaying the writing of your business or marketing plan because the task just seems too complicated? and start your plan today! Visit the BACs Business Resource Center and develop your business plan on software that offers: Over 500 business plan and numerous marketing plan templates, with models to suit your needs. Topics include, but are certainly not limited to, retail and online business, personal services and much more. Also receive a Business Plan and Marketing Plan Review by business counselors at the BAC. Visit the Business Assistance Center today or call for an appointment with a counselor, 727-893-7146. Garden Club of St. Petersburg The Garden Club of St. Petersburg welcomes all adults to their crafts Monday of the month from September through June and the following 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. boxes from herbs and seeds Fresh Market Coming to Azalea Starting July 7th the 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 vendor or volunteer please call Joe

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 13 Cool Calm in the Heat of Summer Ted Leitho is returning this summer to teach another free series of eight classes on meditation. The classes will be in the Purdy Friends following Saturdays: July 14, July 21, July 28, August 4, August 11, August 18, September 1 and September 8. There is a sign-up sheet for anyone to register at the Reference Desk at the Gulfport Public Library located at 5501 28th Ave. S. Call 727893-1133.

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14 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Dive-In Movies are Back ST. PETE BEACH again! The St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex will be 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 please. the St. Pete Beach Pool, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, on July 6th, 13th, 20th, and August 3rd and 10th. A special up will be held on June 29th with a showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. An adult-only showing of Jaws will be held on July 27th for ages 18 and up. These For more information contact the St. Pete Beach Pool at 727-363-9264. USCG Safe Boating Program U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 78 has a 13-week continuous Safe Boating program every Tuesday, 7 p.m., Warren Webster Community Center, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach (1 mile south of Don CeSar) Start at your convenience. First day, come at 6:30 p.m. to register. Begin any Tuesday and Julys program includes: Your Highway Signs July 3, Rules of the Nautical Road July 10, Boating Safety July 17, and Piloting Your Boat Part-A July 24. Cost is $40 for 13 weeks and includes new 400-pages of materials. Call Jim at 360-4846, Warren at 321-7801, or Phil at 865-2226. eSalon Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Spruce up your skills and learn how every Tuesday from 3-5 p.m.! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with others 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 at 727-893-1073.

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16 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 VBS at Tradewinds Church A summer kids event called Sky will be hosted at Tradewinds Church in South Pasadena each evening from July 9th-13th. At Sky, faith and imagination soar as kids discover that everything is possible with God! Kids participate in memorable 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. Sky is for kids from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day. The cost is $25/child, with discounts available for families with multiple 344-1501 or visit www. tradewindschurch.org. Photography CampSt. Pete Beachs digital photography camp took to the streets last week. Participants took pictures of people and pets in Gulfport, places on Pass-aGrille, nature at Fort DeSoto, and animals at Pet Pal Rescue. Here, St. Pete Beach resident and budding photographer Gregory Glasscock tries to convince a seagull to pose for the camera.Gregory Glasscock, 9, hones his photography skills on Pass-A-Grille Beach.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 17 F ree Medicaid Information Seminar Thursday July 5th at 2pm Finally answers to your Medicaid questions. car 2012, P 33710(Near Tr yrone Mall behind Chili s) The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Also visit us at FLMedicaid.com.0002630105-01SWSea ncott Elder Law Attorney 3233 East Ba y Dr iv Public Safety Boating Class An ABS Class will be offered on Saturday, July 14th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the USCG Auxiliary Building at 3120 Miriam Street S. in Gulfport (use the side entrance). paperwork. Cost is $40 per person, all materials will be furnished. Upon completion the student will receive wallet card and the State of Florida bobber card issued by the FWC. For questions and reservations, call 727399-7986. Learn Sail Trim & Rig Tuning The United States Power Squadrons Seminar Series Sail Trim & Rig Tuning will be presented by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron on Wednesday, July 18 from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 2nd Ave SE, Demens Landing, St. Petersburg. This seminar shows in clear and simple terms how to use and adjust sales for optimum performance under a wide range of conditions. The seminar comes with a waterproof USPS Captains Quick Guide written by North Sails and Student Notes. per family; maximum of 20 students; pre-registration required. Contact www.boating-stpete.org. IAAP to Meet meets the second Wednesday every month at 6 p.m. at Panera Bread on 4th St. N. On July 11th the speaker will present How the Move to Virtual is Affecting Admins. Meeting is free. Please contact Janet Baker for more information at 727-497-1225 or email to janet.baker111@hotmail.com.

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18 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 This Weeks Solution 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, July 10th, followed by a second twohour class on Tuesday, July 17th. To 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 28 July 4, 2012 19 The Gabs We asked business owners and managers in the West Corey area of St. Pete Beach what they thought of changing from a city police department to the Pinellas Pat Grosso, Fidelity Title Manager (has Largo police at home): are going to be faster versus calling the Sheriff, but theres not a huge area in St. Pete Beach for a huge police force. Bret Umstead, PJs owner (has Pinellas County Sheriff at home): Sheriff could do on a local level what the non-emergency number and the Sheriff you either call 911 or their non-emergency number and get put on hold until somebody will talk to you. manager (has St. Petersburg police at his home): This is a pretty bad Sheriff would do what needs to be done. They [St. Pete Beach Police] like we can trust them. Mike Anderson, Willys owner (has Pinellas County Sheriff at a substantial amount of money. That think what you lose is the intimacy owner, they know my issues and my [that the city would have the same deputies for the long term], then its no contest. The same sheriffs department guy has been on Tierra Verde for 15 years.

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20 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of 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 rooms: one with clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelry; 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.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 21 Worship First United Methodist Church of GulfportSundays: Sunday School ............. 9:15am Traditional Service ........ 10:30amWednesday evening: Supper and Bible Study .... 6:00pmThrift Store Summer Hours Friday/Saturday 9am 12 noo n28th Ave. S. & 53rd St.321-3620ww w. gulfpo rt umc. org oG u p p p p p p p p p p p p p p o o ......... 9:15a m e ........ 10:30am n g : t ud y .... 6:00pm m er Hour s a m 12 no on on on n on on n n n on n n n n n n on on n n n on on n 3 r d S t . 6 2 0 0 m c. or g Celebrating 100 Blessed Y ear s! Childcare Availab le 9:00 am Contemporar y Se r vice (with sign language interpr eter)10:05 am S unday School for all ages 11:00 am T raditional Se r viceS ee Y ou S unday!Th e Life Y ouve Always Wa nted Patriotic Musical at Park Place Wesleyan Join them at Park Place Wesleyan Church, 4400 70th Avenue N. in Pinellas Park, on July 1st at 6 p.m. or July 2nd at 7 p.m. for a patriotic musical production entitled For Our Freedom. This program presents and beautiful visuals. Admission is free; nursery provided. Call 727526-3674 or visit www.ppwc.org.2nd Annual Food Show The Hospitality Ministry at Pasadena Community Church will hold their 2nd Annual Food Show on Wednesday, July 11th in Jerger Hall from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is invited to this special Eat, Meet & Greet event! Enjoy free food tastings and samplings, meet their suppliers and vendors and see demonstrations of food products. Join in educational and fun activities for the whole family. Meet the staff and volunteers from the Hospitality Ministry and learn how the Hospitality Ministry supports other groups. For more information, call Anita Marshall at 381-2499, ext. 220. The church is located at 227 70th Street S. in St. Petersburg. Visit www. pasadenacommunitychurch.org.

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22 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 The Flamingo Resort The Flamingo Resort4601 34th Street S. St. Petersburg, FL 33711727-321-5000GRAND OPENING THE FLAMINGO GRILL!in RA TED #1LGBT! FREEAPPE TIZE RWITH ANY PURCHASE OVER $10 y Gulfports July 4th CelebrationGULFPORTThe City of Gulfport invites everyone to celebrate this 4th of July centennial celebration all day long with an amazing line-up of fun and exciting activities in the Citys downtown waterfront district on Wednesday, July 4th! To keep you informed ahead of time, street closures are on the following streets starting at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4th. Beach Blvd. 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 closed for the Citys 4th of July Community Parade from 5:45-7 p.m. Other early closings to prepare for include Williams Pier (corner of Shore Blvd. S. and 54th St. S.) which will close at 7 a.m. Friday morning July 2nd until Monday morning, July 5th 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. The open air trolley will be running from 4-11 p.m. to pick up passengers from remote parking spots to make your journey more convenient to Gulfport. Remote parking spots include: Recreation Center (5730 Shore blvd. S.), Library (5501 28th Ave. S.), Senior Center and Theater (5501 27th Ave. S.), Hoyt Field (2306 56th St. S.), Chase Park (54th St. S. and 28th Ave. S.), Ted Phillips Wood the driver a wave and they will pick you up along the route. Get up, have your coffee and breakfast early and bring the kids to the Kids Fishing Derby, at the Recreation Center seawall, from 8-11 a.m. (registration for the derby will start at 7:30 a.m.) followed by a Free Family Sand Sculpture Contest, sponsored by the Gulfport Recreation Division, on Gulfport Beach, from 10 a.m. to noon (registration will start at 9:30 a.m.). Keeping with tradition, the theme will be Red, White and Blue. City staff will be on Gulfport Beach from noon to 6 p.m. with a variety of free kid friendly activities! Also, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Beach Blvd. S. towards 54th St. S., you can view a stunning variety of autos at the annual auto show. Did we say all of this is free? 1st Annual Funky Fourth Car Show along Shore Blvd. S. between 54th St. S. and Beach Blvd. S. Thirtygas powered 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 celebrate the Fourth of July in the City of Gulfport! For more information regarding the days events, please email gbiron@mygulfport.us or call 727-893-1118.

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24 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Free Square Dance Night The LGBT square dancing group the Suncoast Squares will hold a free get acquainted night on Tuesday, July 10th from 7:30-10 p.m. at King of Peace MCC Church, 3150 Fifth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. Dancers of all (or no) skill levels are invited to participate, meet new friends and learn some new moves. Give up the gym for a while and learn a skill you can use the rest of your life. Challenge you mind and your physical abilities and come prizes and of course, some fun square dancing. Fee is free and all are welcome. For more information visit Suncoastsquares.com. Spanish Classes Forming Learn Conversational Spanish at the Recreation Center with Beginner adult Spanish classes starting Monday, July 9th from visit at the class. Cost is $10 per class a native Spanish speaker. For more information call 727-482-2125. Reasons to join Gulfport Toastmasters Club! speaking and increase your selfin your job or with your volunteer activities through more effective communication skills and leadership training. practice organizing your thoughts and presenting them clearly. can enhance what you already know and practice new skills. Come as often as your schedule allows! They meet every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Meeting Center, 5021 Tangerine Ave. S. (off 49th St. S., one block from Gulfport Blvd.). For questions, contact Don Stafford at 727-328-2921 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy SalustriCity of Gulfport: 4th of July Q: How much does the 4th of July event cost the city? A: According to city manager Jim OReilly, the city spends $25,658.52 leisure services) comprise the remaining expense.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 25 Everyday Cheap$kateBy Mary HuntTell Your Brain: Enough! The human brain is amazingly complex. The messages it receives and transmits have a real affect on our behavior -especially on large quantities, our brain tells us to consume more. Whether its brownies, shampoo -oven money -what we see, we think we can have. An example of this is perfectly told doesnt just lament the problem, shes solution! LESS CAN BE MORE. My husband is a great guy, but his motto is, The and dish soap in big bottles, but he to experiment and found that he is much more conservative when the bottles are almost empty. To capitalize of mouthwash and a 3-ounce hotel size bottle of dishwashing liquid. As my larger bottles, keeping the levels very low so it always looks as though the mileage we are getting from our toothpaste! -Kay, Delaware ORGANIZING HELPS LIFE SKILLS we completed the curriculum for the year, but we still had school days decided that the last week of school Skills. Part of this section included garage, which my husband needs to help with, we studied and organized the whole house. -Linda, email HANDY FROZEN ONIONS to cook with dehydrated onions, but the price is high for a small bottle. Now diced all the onions and placed one diced onion in a zip-type sandwich stacked them in the freezer. When a handy, and you sure cant beat the price. -Tena, Missouri SKEWER THE CLOGGED SINK. shower and sink drains get clogged money on expensive drain cleaners and discovered this technique by accident: Remove the stopper from the sink drain and carefully insert a long bamboo skewer into the drain. Keeping a grip on the end of it with rubber-gloved hands, rotate the skewer (like turning a screw). The hair in the drain will wind around the rough wood of the skewer. Draw the skewer up and out of the drain. Close your eyes because you wont believe whats on the skewer! Finally, Pamela, California

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26 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 By Holiday Mathis The full Capricorn moon is a spotlight on power: who has it and who doesnt. The secret truth is that real power cant be granted; it has to be seized. Those brave enough to claim power and act on it will gain followers. Mars enters Libra, the sign of partnership, where it will remain until August 23, making this an ideal era for team building in the important roles surrounding you. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Even though many aspects of your life are working to your satisfaction, certain negative thoughts still hold you back. And since those beliefs arent even true, you might decide its time to lose them entirely. Think of them as a habit of mind that can be broken at will. Your will is strong this week. Be bold. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your attitude is your ally this week as you present yourself in a winning way to everyone you meet. You will rack up the personality points. These points dont pay off until you reach a certain high number that only can be accomplished through consistency. Youll prove yourself with every smile. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Pride is one of the emotions that can masquerade as the opposite of what it is. A display of pride in possessions, relationships or choices can signal a your chest. Your security is deeply rooted, and everyone around you senses it this week. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your choice of friends will make a difference in your life this week. How do you know who is good for you? For starters, you can tell that youre spending time with the right people when youre invigorated by the company. The right people are the ones who make you feel more alive. SCORPIO can be hard to catch. Then theres the small matter of living with the decision that was made purely by your decisions this week instead of leaving them to chance. Then, once the choice is made, dont second guess yourself. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. you telling you that its possible for things to happen at a faster pace. Acknowledge that voice by saying, is only one pace that matters, and thats the pace of life in real time. Wanting things to be different is inviting unnecessary frustration. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). When your sense of security is shaken, as it will be at different times in your life, its an invitation to and secure. Why wait to receive this invitation, though? Build the core of you get by remembering that you have much to offer the world. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The word tip is an acronym for to ensure promptness, though the meaning has morphed somewhat. The money you give in addition to a bill is not really optional anymore. This week, youll be increasingly aware of how fact, it pays for someones groceries. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Youve been known to block your true feelings out of a fear that theyll be too intense. Be daring with your emotions this week. You are strong enough to take them at full strength. Remember that feelings may seem more real than anything else, and yet they are impermanent. This too shall pass. ARIES (March 21-April 19). You may entertain doubts about even the most basic aspects of your life, such as where you live and your role in the relationships you have. Being able to think of yourself outside of -even healthy -though you should keep the thought process to yourself for now. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Youll be in a position to change the price the price has to do with money, pay attention to the digit on the left. Thats the one thats likely to be met with resistance if raised. Of course, theres more value to what you offer than a dollar amount could suggest. Consider it all. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Mistakes are inevitable. The goal is to become experienced, smooth and able to produce remedies quickly. The important thing is to stay reasonable. Heightened emotions contribute to a lack of clarity. Remain cool, and youll see whats possible. With a calm countenance, you become a hero. This Week's Birthdays an engaging outlet this year, one that puts you at the center of attention. others or simply being a masterful example will translate into every area of your life. Plans that include facing fears and overcoming them will be favored in the next seven weeks. Relationships blossom, and September begins a trend of good times with loved ones. Theres a shift and youll make money from new sources. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday OpenTuesday Open Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m. OpenThursday Open Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Entertainment by Geno Saturday Open Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment for dancing by Woody & his accordion Weather permitting

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 27 New Dean at Stetson GULFPORT, Fla. Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz is the new dean of Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport/Tampa, Fla. Dean Pietruszkiewicz joins Stetson from the LSU Law Center at Louisiana State University, where he served as vice chancellor for business and Sanders Professor of Law. Royal C. Gardner, who served as Stetson Law's interim dean for one year, will continue his duties on the faculty and as director of the Policy. At Louisiana State University, Pietruszkiewicz was responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, matters, in addition to serving on a variety of committees. Earlier in his career, he worked as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice and as an attorney/adviser in the Department of Education. Dean Pietruszkiewicz holds national leadership positions in legal education. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Law School Admission Council and chair Pietruszkiewicz is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, where he served as president in 2005-2006. Dean Pietruszkiewicz has also served in various leadership positions for the American Bar Association Section of Taxation. He holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center, a law degree from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, and a bachelors degree from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania.

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28 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Debby, from front page Gulfport residents should not confuse this with a failure of the and never drains into Boca Ciega Bay. Gulfport did have one assuring Gulfportians they have no health risk from that leak. However, on the other side of Boca Ciega Bay, the sewer system didnt fare as well. addition, Public Services Director Steve Hallock told residents Debby. Hallock also warned that any standing water on streets and in yards may have come into contact with untreated sewage and urged residents to thoroughly wash with soap and water any areas of their bodies that came into contact with such water, although he did add that this was a precautionary measure. St. Pete Beach City Manager Mike private property (as well as damage from one tornado that came through the south end of Pass-a-Grille) at over $1.5 million. The city is still assessing impact on public assets, he told the Tuesday morning. Residents, property owners and city staff are working together on the clean up effort which is expected to take several weeks once the storm passes. injuries. Left: Pass-A-Grille Marina High and dry storage building was destroyed by the high winds. An initial estimated $1.5 million damage was done on St. Pete Beach. Center Left: A group of boys take the boat for a ride on Shore Boulevard in Gulfport. Photo courtesy Diane Kim Below: This sail boat made its nal rest on Gulfport Beach. Bottom: Two unnamed boys risk Debbys wrath Monday afternoon. Gulfports beach boardwalk became a shallow water pier and the boys leapt literally at the chance to jump in the waves. Top: Storm sewers throughout the area were overowing. In St. Pete Beach the sewer system was signicantly affected by the storm. Center: Shore Boulevard in Gulfport was still under water after the storm began to pass on Tuesday. Below: Gulfport Beach was nearly unrecognizable after the ve day storm.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 29 Debby, from front page Gulfport residents should not confuse this with a failure of the and never drains into Boca Ciega Bay. Gulfport did have one assuring Gulfportians they have no health risk from that leak. However, on the other side of Boca Ciega Bay, the sewer system didnt fare as well. addition, Public Services Director Steve Hallock told residents Debby. Hallock also warned that any standing water on streets and in yards may have come into contact with untreated sewage and urged residents to thoroughly wash with soap and water any areas of their bodies that came into contact with such water, although he did add that this was a precautionary measure. St. Pete Beach City Manager Mike private property (as well as damage from one tornado that came through the south end of Pass-a-Grille) at over $1.5 million. The city is still assessing impact on public assets, he told the Tuesday morning. Residents, property owners and city staff are working together on the clean up effort which is expected to take several weeks once the storm passes. injuries. Left: Pass-A-Grille Marina High and dry storage building was destroyed by the high winds. An initial estimated $1.5 million damage was done on St. Pete Beach. Center Left: A group of boys take the boat for a ride on Shore Boulevard in Gulfport. Photo courtesy Diane Kim Below: This sail boat made its nal rest on Gulfport Beach. Bottom: Two unnamed boys risk Debbys wrath Monday afternoon. Gulfports beach boardwalk became a shallow water pier and the boys leapt literally at the chance to jump in the waves. Top: Storm sewers throughout the area were overowing. In St. Pete Beach the sewer system was signicantly affected by the storm. Center: Shore Boulevard in Gulfport was still under water after the storm began to pass on Tuesday. Below: Gulfport Beach was nearly unrecognizable after the ve day storm.

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30 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 The Fountains Earns Many Distinctions Watermark Retirement leading operators of retirement communities, recently presented annual awards recognizing The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay for outstanding performance in management. The awards were presented at a June celebration at the St. Petersburg retirement community, 1255 Pasadena Ave. South. The community received Watermark accreditation for attaining more than 90% of Watermarks 2,500 operational standards in 27 different with a Platinum Award for solid Breakthrough Awards were earned by Michele Mathews for coaching associate performance and the entire sales team for occupancy results. Other individuals recognized by Watermark included resident Marilyn Brand and Community Life Director Nicole Bacher, for their extraordinary efforts as faculty members with Watermark University. Watermark University life. Marilyn has taught multiple courses including Learning Basic Hebrew, Biblical Origins of Jewish Holidays, Self-Esteem Seminar, Stress Management, Three S for Success. Nicole has taught courses including Life of an Olympic Swimmer, Cooking and Beer Connoisseur. Greg Linnell, Memory Care Director Catoura East and Human Resources Director Michele Mathews all earned companywide distinctions as Directors of the Year, awarded to the director or department manager, by discipline, who has demonstrated leadership excellence by leading his/her department through a successful year in terms reviews, and associate and resident satisfaction. Thrive Awards, bestowed to top performing Watermark associates who exemplify the Watermark commitment to creating extraordinary communities where people thrive, were earned by 11 exceptional associates of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay: Allen Bingen, Executive Director, Barbara Beveridge, Dining Room Melissa Goodnow, Community Life Assistant, Rehana Curley, Director of Nursing, Stella Mathews, Housekeeper, Nicole Allegretto, Community Life Assistant, Joshua Marlowe, Executive Chef, Aileen Carlson, Dining Services Director, Suzette Hadermann, Director Sales and Marketing.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 31 Excerpts heard at the June 26, 2012St. Pete Beach City Commission MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesAbout Tropical Storm Debby and the aftermath Most of our damage came from a tornado which touched down in a couple of areas. We can pump all we want off the island but if the pumps to the treatment center cant handle that, theres nothing we can do about that. sewer issues and failures associated with this past weekends storm. The contract and the monthly rate is for normal and routine brush The contractors that are coming in to cut the trees should haul the trees. not pickup excessive yard debris About the possibility of outsourcing the police Tonight were going to have a presentation [and then decide if we want to move forward] we will, at that point, we will have audience comments then. Tonight were trying to get out as much information as we can; thats our goal. Steve McFarlin, about the decision on if they wanted to ask voters to decide on whether they wanted to retain a city police force or contract with the Pinellas When he said this, I thought, this is great, weve got a guy with reallife experience here who said the man who, at the last meeting, told the commission Seminole regretted disbanding its own police force and using the Sheriff. Mayor McFarlin Seminole never had its own police force and the entire story was a fabrication and fairy tale. City policing is a little different I understand that perspective. Bob Gualtieri Theres going to be It is a very emotionallycharged issue, and the end result isnt necessarily going to be driven by economic factors. Sheriff Gualtieri I dont have a stake in this. saying he would not attempt to drive the outcome of the citys decision about who polices St. Pete Beach. Theres no effect on being dispatched. calls to 911. He did not address calls to the nonemergency number. About the Swigwam... I was hopeful I would be able to present a solution There was considerable amount of discussion about what could happen I think the only alternative is to take the action to rescind the permission. Huhn, who said shed of businesses on Corey asking her to do just that. Ive talked to 24 of the 26 businesses and the majority are in favor of status quo. Commissioner Jim Parent I talked to 15 of the businesses I didnt go all the way to Gulf and eight people were OK, six were against and one was noncommittal. My question would be what were the alternatives you discussed? Mayor Marvin Shavlan, to Commissioner Lorraine Huhn. Mayor Steve McFarlin would not permit her to answer. Ive never seen a problem. Ive been down there quite a few times and if theres such a problem why arent I seeing it? Marvin Shavlan We tried something and it didnt work... Its offensive and intimidating. Steve McFarlin Some of the things you guys say, I understand. Bev, you have a great idea. Lets make it for everybody. Swigwam owner Were here because theres a new person on the commission who doesnt like whats going on. I think we are exactly what Corey Avenue needs. We need people on the streets. The only reason that were here is that you havent managed the people in front of your business. Commissioner Bev Garnett Well, Im not buying it. about the assertion that two of the commissioners said they werent seeing that. Its not the attending mob rules. McFarlin About the rest of the meeting Refrain from any outbursts. We cannot tolerate that and have a productive meeting, and no applause also. who said he wanted to brief newcomers as to meeting decorum principal and theres no doubt about it and it needs to be addressed. Deborah Schechner, about what happened to a plaque in city hall. The plaque read residents? and was recently removed. Ms. Schechner says the city manager lied to the commission about the plaques location. The city manager said he did not lie; when Ms. Schechner asked him he did not know where it was.

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32 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070Look for the Players' 12th Annual Summer One Act Festival coming next month at the Hickman Theater from July 12th through 22nd. Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS The Library will be closed Wed., July 4th for the Independence Day holidaySearch for/request books and other items on our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.comeSalon: 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, 5-7 222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email asantos@umcm.info. FLYP Summer Reading Program: 1074 and ask for Diann. Make-your-own-journals for Teens: Saturday, June 30, 1:00 pm. Turn crafts supplies plus odds & ends (interesting twigs?) into a cool way to contain your 893-1074 & ask for Sheri. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, July 7, 10:30 am, Journey 2: The MysJohn Carter [PG-13] (2012); Enjoy with free popcorn provided by the Library! The Mysterious World of Bats: Wednesday, July 11, 2:30 pm. See a live bat! Learn about the special role bats play in the environment. Presented by Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Off-site Programs. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Public Library. Meditation Classes: Saturdays, starting July 14, 10:00 am. Taught by Ted Leitho, using The Power of Now by E. Tolle; and Your Head in the Tigers Mouth by R. Balsekar. Preregister at the Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, July 19, 10:00 am. Discussion of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, by Ken Kesey, over coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a Voter Registration training for volunteers: Saturday, July 21 & Tuesday, July 24, 1:00 pm. Class consists of one One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 amFree Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: 727-238-1688. Anime Afternoons: Fridays, 2:00 pm. Screening this week: Fruits Basket. Open Mon.-Fri.: 10am-7pm & Sat: 10 am-4 pmPROGRAMS & DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE -www. mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Center. $2 res/$4 non-res. PROGRAMS 2012 SUMMER PROGRAM Ongoing registration continues for the 2012 Summer Recreation Program for children who have completed Kindergarten 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. The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 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/$4 non-res. ing a class? Call John at 727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. p.m. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 Call 482-2125 for more info Campoli at 813-855-3112. Call Diane at 459-1399. Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276 borhood Center, Wed., 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. AvailBicycles 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 Closed for July 4: The Senior Center and GEMS Mini-Bus Service will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of the holiday. GEMS riders are encouraged to plan ahead for travel needs. Thursday Bridge Club: Bridge will start at 1:30pm on Thursdays during the summer months. Beginners Line Dance Class: A beginners Line Dance Class will be offered at Scout Hall starting on Tues. July 3 at 10:30am. Must be a registered member of the Senior Center. Registration and the class are free. Senior Trips: Looking for day trips? Hard Rock Casino on July 4, ($20); New York Nights matinee at the Show Palace Dinner Theater in Hudson on July 15 ($75); Empress Tea Room of Carrollwood on July 20 ($51); The Producers at the Straz Center in Tampa at 2pm on July 21($86). Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for details. SPECIAL SERVICES Food Pantry Low: The Senior Center Food Pantry has an ongoing need for non-perishable food items. Please consider donating food to help our low-income seniors. Snack Bar: Light Breakfast served every morning: 1 egg, 2 pieces of toast & tomato and coffee, only $2.50. All lunches, $3.00. Great food! Great 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 Mon. thru Fri. 8:15am to 4pm. Annual registration fee is $55 and each one way ride is $1. All rides to the Senior Center are free. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. AARP Driving Class: are offered on at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 727-343-9044 for fee and registration info. Support Groups at 9:30am. 4th Tues at 6:30pm More Activities: To view the Senior Center calendar in its entirety, please gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., July 1, 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 Bonus 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 28 July 4, 2012 33 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070Look for the Players' 12th Annual Summer One Act Festival coming next month at the Hickman Theater from July 12th through 22nd. Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS The Library will be closed Wed., July 4th for the Independence Day holidaySearch for/request books and other items on our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.comeSalon: 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, 5-7 222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email asantos@umcm.info. FLYP Summer Reading Program: 1074 and ask for Diann. Make-your-own-journals for Teens: Saturday, June 30, 1:00 pm. Turn crafts supplies plus odds & ends (interesting twigs?) into a cool way to contain your 893-1074 & ask for Sheri. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, July 7, 10:30 am, Journey 2: The MysJohn Carter [PG-13] (2012); Enjoy with free popcorn provided by the Library! The Mysterious World of Bats: Wednesday, July 11, 2:30 pm. See a live bat! Learn about the special role bats play in the environment. Presented by Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Off-site Programs. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Public Library. Meditation Classes: Saturdays, starting July 14, 10:00 am. Taught by Ted Leitho, using The Power of Now by E. Tolle; and Your Head in the Tigers Mouth by R. Balsekar. Preregister at the Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, July 19, 10:00 am. Discussion of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, by Ken Kesey, over coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a Voter Registration training for volunteers: Saturday, July 21 & Tuesday, July 24, 1:00 pm. Class consists of one One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 amFree Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: 727-238-1688. Anime Afternoons: Fridays, 2:00 pm. Screening this week: Fruits Basket. Open Mon.-Fri.: 10am-7pm & Sat: 10 am-4 pmPROGRAMS & DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE -www. mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Center. $2 res/$4 non-res. PROGRAMS 2012 SUMMER PROGRAM Ongoing registration continues for the 2012 Summer Recreation Program for children who have completed Kindergarten 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. The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 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/$4 non-res. ing a class? Call John at 727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. p.m. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 Call 482-2125 for more info Campoli at 813-855-3112. Call Diane at 459-1399. Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276 borhood Center, Wed., 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. AvailBicycles 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 Closed for July 4: The Senior Center and GEMS Mini-Bus Service will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of the holiday. GEMS riders are encouraged to plan ahead for travel needs. Thursday Bridge Club: Bridge will start at 1:30pm on Thursdays during the summer months. Beginners Line Dance Class: A beginners Line Dance Class will be offered at Scout Hall starting on Tues. July 3 at 10:30am. Must be a registered member of the Senior Center. Registration and the class are free. Senior Trips: Looking for day trips? Hard Rock Casino on July 4, ($20); New York Nights matinee at the Show Palace Dinner Theater in Hudson on July 15 ($75); Empress Tea Room of Carrollwood on July 20 ($51); The Producers at the Straz Center in Tampa at 2pm on July 21($86). Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for details. SPECIAL SERVICES Food Pantry Low: The Senior Center Food Pantry has an ongoing need for non-perishable food items. Please consider donating food to help our low-income seniors. Snack Bar: Light Breakfast served every morning: 1 egg, 2 pieces of toast & tomato and coffee, only $2.50. All lunches, $3.00. Great food! Great 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 Mon. thru Fri. 8:15am to 4pm. Annual registration fee is $55 and each one way ride is $1. All rides to the Senior Center are free. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. AARP Driving Class: are offered on at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 727-343-9044 for fee and registration info. Support Groups at 9:30am. 4th Tues at 6:30pm More Activities: To view the Senior Center calendar in its entirety, please gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., July 1, 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 Bonus Lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing Lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance, $7 Every Thursday Salsa Dance 7-8pm Beg. & Inter. 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34 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Help Explain Medicare Choices health insurance needs of elders) volunteers. The volunteers award-winning program, provides free and unbiased information and their family members and caregivers on all aspects of health insurance, including prescription assistance. The volunteers, counsel, educate and assist seniors with the process of saving them money on prescription costs. However, the information and counseling provided is not limited to prescription drug assistance, assistance with understanding Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage Plans, supplemental insurance, Medicare Part D Plans and long-term care. The goal is to empower our seniors, their caregivers and family members with enough valid information so that they can make wise choices are required to complete background information that we deal with on a daily basis. As a volunteer, you will receive initial training, continuing education and a supportive environment with dedicated colleagues. Florida Department of Elder Affairs, operated locally through the Area Agency on Aging of PascoPinellas, unbiased Medicare information and counseling. For more information or to learn how you can volunteer, please call the Elder Helpline tollfree at 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800963-5337), contact Susan Samson at sue.samson@aaapp.org or

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 35 Pinellas County Sheriff Makes Presentation to St. Pete Beach Commission The commissioners heard a presentation from Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. The presentation included what the city could expect if it opted to outsource its police department. The Sheriff stressed that he only wished, at the commissions request, to present the facts. He said he did not wish to campaign to take over the citys police force. Commissioners, for their part, attempted to assure residents that voters, not said as she spoke in support of placing the decision on outsourcing the police department on the November ballot. to do. Some of the highlights of the presentation are as follows: This includes pension, salary, uniforms, and all the costs associated with each deputy. 67 per mile, per car Staff will include one detective assigned to St. Pete Beach and one full-time community policing deputy Outsourcing will put 21 sworn personnel on the street as opposed to 24 (minus Chief and Captain) now The deputies the Sheriff assigns to St. Pete Beach will work exclusively on St. Pete Beach and no place else. or opts to leave. to St. Pete Beach $67,000 per year) Startup costs will be absorbed if the Sheriff can have the citys police equipment The Sheriff will charge the city $2,070,000. Right now the city pays $4.5 million. Skip the Nitrogen on Your Lawn: Its The Law The partners of the Be Floridian fertilizer education campaign remind Pinellas County residents that the summer ban on nitrogen fertilizer takes effect on June 1. Homeowners and lawn care professionals alike cannot apply nitrogen or phosphorous to lawn and landscape plants from June through September, and retail outlets cannot sell lawn/landscape fertilizer containing nitrogen or phosphorous during the summer. But that doesnt mean your yard will turn brown, shrivel up and die! Garden centers in Tampa will be offering a variety of summer-safe yard products that will help keep our landscapes healthy throughout our long, hot summer. These products comply fully with Tampas fertilizer ordinance. True Floridians know better than to fertilize in the summer, when frequent rains wash fertilizer residues down storm drains and into Florida-friendly lawn care practices: of iron, readily available at most garden centers, will keep your lawn green during the summer. such as potassium and magnesium to keep your grass healthy. cow or chicken manure, or your own like giving vitamins to your yard. adapted to Floridas hot, humid climate and plant them in the right place according to their sun and water needs. Theyll need less water, fertilizer and chemicals yearround, and youll have more time for relaxing by the pool sipping a drink with a little umbrella in it. Clarication Quotes & Public Comments Gerry ORegans comment appeared misleading. His intention was to ask the council to make sure they were following citizenry when speaking to the dais.

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36 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Invisible Money Some weeks ago an executive for Experian, one of the three credit she meant children) should be given credit cards at a much younger age. That way, by the time they get to college, theyd know better how to she meant credit card debts because assume, again, that she anticipates that college students will run up credit card debts. By that reasoning, children should learn to drink alcohol at an earlier age so they wont get drunk when they go to college. There is some validity in that, though it should generally be applied to learning how to control other words, in home discussions, but not providing alcohol for training purposes. First of all, if you get into college, you should have some sense of how to use money. Adding and subtracting come to mind. Or, are college students How about learning to handle cash a credit card is like having invisible money. Every retailer knows that getting customers to use a credit card increases sales. Thats why they are willing to pay fees to credit card companies instead of offering discounts for using cash. Unless you have a mind like a calculator, using a credit card makes you blind to your bank balance. So, to give children credit cards at an earlier age is to encourage them to seeing the ground or surrounding environment and using only your cockpit instruments to determine takes time and experience to do that and is quite tricky. Credit cards are similar. Why not advocate teaching children how to use cash? Cash is scarce. Credit or debit cards arent. So, the new learning experience should be with cash. Since learning to read, write and calculate seems to be so -fake cash, of course in a classroom to teach control of money. Might invite some politicians in to observe. Just blue skying here, but maybe the whole program could be done on the smart phones kids enter school with. This would be teaching computer use, credit card use, adding and subtracting all at the same time. problem in the classroom and get back to the cashless trailing we are moving toward. Hey! Maybe we can develop an app that creates fake accounts so children can practice buying without making fun of the Experian lady, smarter smart phones. Apple is developing a smart phone that will replace credit cards. Just wand your smart phone over the items at check out and your purchase is made. That could be tied into your bank account with an application that beeps if youre exceeding your resources. That would keep us all from being dumber than stones. So, fun of you. Whats on your mind? 66th Str eet AuctionAuctions Every Monday 6:30pm Cor ner Hut Pub open 'til midnight (c losed T ues)Come Vi sit Our Newest Ve ndorsOPEN: Fri., Sat., Sun. 8am 4pm5601 66th St. N. P FREE P arkingCheck out our W eekly Fe atures On Jim's Electr oidery s Thrift Shop STOREFRONTS AVAILABLE FOR RENT o Ji m s Live EntertainmentSaturdays Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 37 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 Denny on Piano Sports & Pizza 12-6pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Barry Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm House Comm Meeting 6pm Pizza available all day Independence Day Baringo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am Phone 727-367-1596 email post305@msn.com www.post305.org Steak-O every other Sunday at 2:00 Check with the Post for any upcoming events The Ladies Auxiliary is collecting supplies to send to our troops. There is a list of needed items at the Post. ou will receive a card for a free game of Steak-ums for each 3 items donated. See the bartender. Steak-ums are played Sundays at 1 p.m. 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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38 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Thursday 6/14 Disorderly Conduct5700 Blk 20th Ave. S. Burglary Vehicle1600 Blk 52nd St. S. Injunction Violation5200 Blk 17th Ave. S. Burglary Vehicle5600 Blk 18th Ave. S. Animal Call2500 Blk 18th Ave. S. Friday 6/15 Reckless Driver4800 Blk Tradewinds Dr. Burglary Vehicle56th St. & 28th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble19th Ave. & 57th St. S. Forgery1200 Blk 49th St. S. Burglary Vehicle5300 Blk 26th Ave. S. Burglary Residence2000 Blk 57th St. S. Fire Structure3000 Blk Dupont St. S. Hit & Run5700 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Animal Call4900 Blk 29th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble1400 Blk Gray St. S. Burglary Vehicle5100 Blk 17th Ave. S. Burglary Vehicle2500 Blk 50th St. S. Assault/Battery2100 Blk 55th St. S. Animal Call5600 Blk Newton Ave. S. Saturday 6/16 Injunction Violation5800 Blk 27th Ave. S. Disorderly Conduct2000 Blk 49th St. S. Animal Call5100 Blk 16th Ave. S. Fraud/Forgery6200 Blk 15th Ave. S. Burglary Residence2400 Blk 53rd St. S. Disorderly Conduct5000 Blk 25th Ave. S. Trespass5100 Blk 13th Ave. S. Prowler2800 Blk Skimmer Pt. Dr. S. Domestic5600 Blk 12th Ave. S. Sunday 6/17 Burglary Residence1200 Blk 63rd St. S. Burglary Residence700 Blk 51st St. S. Theft5000 Blk 28th Ave. S. DUI5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Assault/Battery700 Blk Gray St. S. Accident without Injuries5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Domestic2600 Blk 44th St. S. Monday 6/18 Domestic5000 Blk 28th Ave. S. Disorderly Conduct5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Animal Call700 Blk 60th St. S. Stolen Vehicle2800 Blk Dupont St. S. DisturbanceTradewinds Dr. & 49th St. S. Noise6300 Blk Vista Verde Dr. E. Monday 6/19 Domestic2000 Blk 54th St. S. Reckless Driver5900 Blk Pelican Bay Plaza. Fraud/Forgery5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Theft Motor Vehicle Recovered28th Ave. & 58th St. S. Disorderly Conduct5600 Blk Tangerine Ave. S. Burglary Residence5100 Blk Preston Ave. S. Burglary Residence5000 Blk 12th Ave. S. Domestic4500 Blk 29th Ave. S. Animal Call5400 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Trash Dump4900 Blk 27th Ave. .S. Tuesday 6/20 Theft5700 Blk 18th Ave. S. Disturbance4900 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Animal CallHull St. & 9th Ave. S. Theft5700 Blk 18th Ave. S. Burglary Vehicle4900 Blk 26th Ave. S. Vandalism3000 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Assault/Battery14th Ave. & 51st St. S. Animal Call29th Ave. & 50th St. S. Animal CallTangerine Ave. & 53rd St. S. Lewd/Lascivious5700 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Burglary5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Neighbor ProblemUpton St. & 26th Ave. S. Burglary Vehicle1600 Blk 53rd St. S. Juvenile Trouble5300 Blk 29th Ave. S. Disorderly Conduct5100 Blk 8th Ave. S. Prowler5800 Blk 27th Ave. S. Disturbance1800 Blk York St. S.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 39 Try your hand at Sudoku Friday Flicks in the Park 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 at 9 p.m. The schedule is as follows: Friday, July 13th, Big Miracle and Friday, July 27th, Sherlock Holmes, 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 Recreation Department at 727-5474575, ext. 237 or visit the Citys website at www.mytreasureisland. org.Aqua Zumba Join the Party ST. PETE BEACHThe St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex is excited to 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 the impact and all the resistance of the 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. Seniors Chat Room Join others as they experience 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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40 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. How is Your Legal Health? of articles on your legal health.] MARITAL STATUS During your legal checkup, a review of your marital status may uncover certain aspects of the marriage which you may wish to address. For example, couples may desire to enter into prenuptial agreements or separation agreements to help avoid disputes in the event of a divorce. Prenuptial agreements or separation agreements can address property rights, child support, child custody and visitation rights you may have regarding your children. These or during your marriage. Unmarried couples who are living together may desire to enter into an agreement to specify expected rights and responsibilities which are similar to a prenuptial or separation agreement. Prenuptial and separation agreements can additionally specify how to value assets which were jointly obtained such as a home, retirement plans and investments. ACCIDENTAL INJURIES Accidents can occur in your automobile, at home or at your workplace. As a result, you may be entitled to compensation from someone who caused or contributed to your injury. Compensation for personal injuries may include lost income, reimbursement of medical expenses, money for disabilities as a result of the accident and pain and suffering which you endured during a recovery period. Many times, compensation is paid through an insurance company which has coverage for those who contributed to your accidental injury. EMPLOYMENT Legal problems may arise in the workplace. Federal laws protect employees against discrimination by employers. However, there are spelowed and time restrictions on the PURCHASE OR SALE OF A HOME The purchase or sale of a home probably is one of the largest investment decisions you will make in your lifetime. As a result, it is important to avoid unfavorable contract provisions in your sales agreement. Also, the real estate agent's listing contract should be carefully reviewed so that you understand what your rights and obligations are under the ing a home, a review of all documents by an attorney may save you time, money and aggravation so that your interests are protected and the sale can be completed. Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson Myers welcomes calls regarding this article and other related legal topics. This column outlines general legal principles and is not intended to give you legal advice. If you have a spe consult an attorney. V ariety of Fr esh Seafood Deliv ered Dail yPrices Good 6-28-12 thru 7-4-12 SA VE! SA VE! SA VE! Fresh TalapiaFresh SockeyeSalmon Fillets$599lb Jumbo Snow Crab Clusters$799lb .$999lb

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 41 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 class. Braveheart Bootcamp is is Thursdays at 7:45 p.m. Bootcamp please book early to ensure your place in class. Scotsman Fitness is com or via Facebook or call 727748-6612.Gulfport Tai Chi Taoist tai chi classes for beginners starts on July 5th. Class meets on 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.Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Epsilon Theta chapter members are working on their ways and means project. The ways and means project will be the painting of the annual Christmas mouse ornament. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 11 at 7 p.m. at the home of Pam Puskas. Their meetings are scheduled 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. For more information, please call AMERICAN LEGION AMERICAN LEGION ANDY ANDERSON POST 125 6440 5th A ve. So.347-6085 CLUB HOURS: Mon Sat. 10a.m. 1a.m. Sun. 11a.m. 11p.m. Friday, June 29nd, 5-7pmSaturday, June 30th, 5-7pm SUNDAY BREAKFAST 8:30am 11:00amBreakfast BuffetComplimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa$4.75Baked or Battered White Fish, French Fries, Slaw, roll & butter $7.75 or Veal Parmesean w / Spaghetti, Roll & Butter$6.75Legion DinnerCorned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Carrots, Roll & Butter, and Dessert$7.00 Tue/Thur:7-10 pm Karaoke Serving Lunch!Tues-Thur 11-3 Fri. 11-3Southern NightsFriday Night Saturday Night We Ha ve P ull T abs!August 14 th July 29th BLOOD DRIVE BLOOD DRIVEFREE Breakfast for donorsMusic & Dancing: Music & Dancing: Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r

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42 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 CTK needs Boys Shorts Clothes to Kids needs school clothing for elementary, middle and has outgrown their clothes, please think about donating to Clothes To Kids. They are especially in need of boys clothing in all sizes. Uniforms and school shoes are also needed. Clothes To Kids (CTK) provides free clothing to Pinellas School children grades K through 12 that are on the free or reduced lunch program. Over 56,000 children in Pinellas County are on the lunch program. You can help by donating your quality used clothing to a Clothes To Kids store near you. New or gently used clothes and shoes can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday in Clearwater at 1059 N. Hercules Ave., or in St. Pete at 3251 3rd Ave. N., Suite 145. Cash donations are also needed for purchasing clothing in short supply and new underwear. Volunteers welcomed. For more information, please call 441-5050 or visit www. ClothesToKids.org.Annual Pool Passes at Half PriceST. PETE BEACHFor the months of June and July, the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center is selling all yearly pool passes for 50% off! St. Pete Beach residents and non-residents are both eligible to purchase child, adult, senior or family year pool passes at the discounted rate. A family of four could save over $250. Each pass provides year-round access to the pool with lap swimming, sun bathing, picnic areas, water slides, a childrens splash zone and much more! Each year membership purchased comes Movie at the pool this summer. This sizzling summer promotion wont last long so get yours before this deal is gone. Stop by the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, any day in June or July to purchase your passes. Call the pool at 363-9264 for more details.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 43 Aquamania! from front page Connie Dritsos, who bragged of her upper body strength shortly before starting the kayak races, proved no match for the building winds that capsized her kayak when she tried to take a turn too sharply. Jackson Shook, 9, had no luck dunking Gabber reporter Cathy Salustri with his pitching arm. Chamber volunteer Sandy Hanna-Duffy took pity on him and allowed him to simply walk up and punch the button, dunking Salustri. Photo courtesy of Gail Biron. Below:Ward Two Councilwoman Barbara Banno shows her frustration with the local media. 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 Kindergarten through 5th grades; the T.W.E.E.N.S. camp is for older kids who have completed 6th through 8th grades; and brand-new this summer is our Junior Counselor 10th grades. Junior Counselors assist with camp 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, signature special events such as All Camps Day, Beach Olympics, Kids Triathlon, Fishing Derby and much more. The full 8-week camp program runs from June 18th to August 10th. Preand 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 program. Archery for Kidz will be offered the weeks of June 11th and July 9th, contact Coach Dan McKaeg at 727-536-6207. Summer 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 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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44 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Secret Sidewalk Stays sneaking behind a few beachfront homes will stay, the city commission resident presented a petition requesting the city remove a secret sidewalk running between the beach and Passa-Grille Way homes (in the vicinity of 29th Avenue). The city took over the property in the 1930s; residents now cited use and fear of crime as a reason for the city to remove the sidewalk and deed it to the properties. At this meeting, additional property owners and residents came out and spoke on both sides of the issue. it, Commissioner Jim Parent said. Public Services Director Steve Hallock estimates that the city can make repairs for around $2,000. He says the city has a budget for doing these repairs, which it does in-house. representative Bev Garnett cast the lone dissenting vote. Ashtanga Yoga Classes in Gulfport Gulfport Recreation Center will be offering a Primary Ashtanga Yoga Class every Friday night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. through July 27. Fee $15 per Marisha at 727-871-1251(marisha. francis@yahoo.com) or Tamara 727-512-2763 (tharte@tampa bay. rr.com). Tampa Bay Rays and Animal Shelter Partner for CalendarST. PETERSBURGThe Tampa Bay calendar is now available at Pet Pal Animal Shelter and Pet Pal Veterinary Clinic as well as the Rays Team Store at Tropicana Field, the Tampa. The calendar will sell for $15. All proceeds from the sales will go to Pet Pal Animal Shelter. The 13-month full-color calendar features Rays Manager Joe Maddon with his Great Dame, Athena and his English Bulldog, Winston; Evan Longoria and his Boerboel Mastiff, Tatum and Bull Terrier, Jango, both rescues; David Price and his beloved French Bulldog; and B.J. Upton with Deuce, a Rhodesian Ridgeback. Pet Pal Animal Shelter is a no-kill, rescuing dogs and cats from animal shelters that may otherwise be euthanized due to time limitations or lack of socialization or training. Pet Pal is also dedicated to educating the public about the pet overpopulation crisis, the importance of spaying/ neutering and responsible pet ownership. To donate to Pet Pal Animal Shelter or for more information, visit www. petpalanimalshelter.com or call 727328-7738. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 45 I Love This Bar bars. Maybe its a case of rooting think its more that my sense of fair play is enraged. The Swigwam didnt stand a chance at tonights St. Pete Beach commission meeting, despite public support, exaggerated stories of imaginary mis-deeds, and one of the At the end of the day, though, its a bar, and that has some people on Corey worried about their image. A non-smoking, dog-friendly bar? threat, my friend Leah snorted and has crime issues on West Corey and a cluster of rental properties that look like they wouldnt survive even the most basic housing inspection, but clearly someone has decided that Rob Williams bar, not one or two others that have people stumbling out at 8 a.m., is the problem. issue isnt Rob, the owner, but the people who patronize the Swigwam. to the Swigwam since Commissioner Lorraine Huhn said she wanted to take away the Swigwams out-front to start. To hear a select few people (who speak loudly and make campaign donations, apparently) tell the story, the Swigwam is a veritable Sodom while lecherous men catcalled and intimidating group of men who would sway drunkenly from intimidating tall chairs while publicly defecating on the street and throwing their beer bottles down in front of little old grope). the complaints will not believe me, wonder dachshund down the street a to the bar itself. We went there in the afternoon. We went there on a Friday night. We went there late at night. The worst thing that happened was that my beer got warm and Calypso The smokers stay outside so maybe thats why no one groped pretty sure that doesnt count. As for Swigwams outdoor drinking permit know whatever they saw comes from population that, quite honestly, scares me more than anything else proof, although no one showed me any. Why else would they put a fellow small business at risk? Buffetts Bama Breeze meets Toby Corey businesses simply think its beneath Corey Avenue to have that sort of place. This isnt about tall chairs or people changing, and a group of people who want to invest in what Corey was, with expressed concern or declined to comment. Of the remaining four businesses (who either were closed or whose owners did not return calls), one previously spoke at a meeting against the outdoor drinking permit and the other sent an e-mail to a commissioner saying she wanted the Swigwam to continue allowing outdoor drinking. naysayers and no commenters: their attitudes, not their words, suggest that perhaps Corey is too highbrow for such a bar. After all, people drinking and laughing arent in keeping with the museum-like atmosphere that seemed, for so long, to be status quo on the street. Perhaps those naysayers are scared that Corey is changing and the new businesses there that bought into the old dream are too stubborn to admit that they made a mistake and Corey isnt what they thought. Rob Williams runs a clean, friendly, feel totally safe there, inside and out. who appeared to lie about the state of business outside the Swigwam, commissioners who walked into this discussion with their minds made business without feeling as though your city is against you, too. The Swigwams managing, though. few businesses want to sell high-end merchandise to high-end tourists, gasping for breath. The business association is doing what it can, but for people to come, there need to be businesses there that people want to frequent. The Swigwam epitomizes that sort of place. Sitting outside and enjoying a chardonnay in the citys downtown? Charming. For one more month, anyway, until Rob must take away his chairs, per the city came before the commission. era, why on earth would anyone do anything to hurt a smoke-free bar that lets you bring your dog in for a beer? (You, not the dog. Calypso couldnt get service in there, and made people happy? The laughter and conversation on the street bothers you? Would you rather hear a death rattle? Contact Cathy Salustri at

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46 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Sadie is a 1 1/2 year old 10lb female Chihuahua mix. She has alot of energy and even more personality. Sadie loves playing with other dogs and would make a great additon to a family with older children. To meet Sadie, 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 This cute little guy is named after his favorite food -Colby Jack cheese. He's also orange like the cheese. Colby Jack, born March 14th, is a mellow fellow, a delight to be around, and he gets along great with other cats. Please www.saveourstraysinc.com to check out SOS's other lovely felines. Save Our Strays Bucks for Baxter Baxter needs your help to heal his broken leg. While awaiting adoption, Baxter, a young Chihuahua-Pomeranian mix, fractured his leg and incurred over $1300 in vet bills. Now Baxter is crate as his leg is slowly getting better. Once well, Baxter will be ready for adoption. Limbo Chihuahuas, the Gulfport based rescue that is fostering Baxter, needs donations to offset Baxters veterinary costs. You can donate to Bucks for Baxter through PayPal at the rescues website, www.Limbochihuahuas. yolasite.com (click on store for the donation button), by sending a check to Limbo Chihuahuas at PO Box 5061, Gulfport 33737 or by dropping off Bucks for Baxter at the collection sites in Gulfport: Gulfport Beach Bazaar, 3115 Beach Blvd. S., Gulfport Hardware, 5006 Gulfport Blvd S., and Yummys, 2914 Beach Blvd S. Adopt a Cat Family Shyla and Sheena are sisters. Olivia and Ferb are mother and daughter. Now you can adopt either of these feline families at a very special adoption rate from Save Our Strays. One-year-old sisters, Shyla and Sheena are striking brown Tabbies. These sweethearts are quiet and gentle. Ferb is another brown Tabby with lovely green eyes. She was born in January 2010 to Olivia. A striking Tortoiseshell cat, Olivia is a 3 year old talker. This mother/daughter duo gets along great with dogs and cats. These precious pairs will be a wonderful addition to some lucky families. To learn how you can reap a Cat Family special, please call 727481-5262 for details. 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: Sewers Q: A: We asked Public Services Director Steve Hallock to explain what happens during heavy storms. Heres what he told us: says. The system, 50 years old in many places, needs work. To get this work done, the citys adjusted sewer rates over the past few years. The extra money will go in a special fund earmarked for these repairs. replace the large pipe, called a force main, that connects to the south end of Gulf Winds. This will cost almost a quarter of a million dollars. Then the city will refurbish all the manholes on Gulf Winds (this will cost about $25,000). Finally, the city will test the lines on Gulf Winds and likely completely rebuild them. The testing should cost $13,000 and the improvements and street reconstruction will cost about $2.4 million. When will this all happen? That depends on the coming years budget, Hallock says.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 47 The Gabber Fe atur es Gulfpor t Cafe Paid AdvertisementBy Cathy SalustriGulfport CafeArmand Taddeo and his staff pride themselves on the food and the atmosphere at Gulfport Cafe Gulfport Cafe (in Town Shores Plaza)5808 28th Avenue Sout h347-578 8"Like" Gulfport Cafe on Facebook to see more of their menu Open Six days (closed Tuesdays) 7 a.m. 1 p.m. on Saturdays; 8 a.m. p.m. on all other days Come for the Beatle Breakfast Saturday mornings (from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.), when youll hear nothing but the Beatles on the stereo!

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48 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 Local ObituariesADKINS, MICHAEL D. "MIKE", 58, of Gulfport, died June 8, 2012. He is survived by his stepfather, Curtis Williamson of Largo; two aunts, Jenny Seakelly and Susie Mullins both of Logan WV; two sons, Chris and Daniel; 2 step-children, Lisa May and Robert McAuliffe; 2 grandchildren, Madison 2 years and Evan 6 weeks; 3 brothers, Mark, Todd and Chad Williamson of Largo; and two sisters, BAGGETT, THOMAS ANDREW, 82, of St. Pete Beach passed away on June 19, 2012. He spent his life at sea as a merchant marine and worked as a harbor pilot for the Tampa Bay Pilot's Association from 1969-96 when he retired. He was preceded in death by his sons, Ricky and Ronnie, and is survived by his wife, Barbara; son, Tommy; and Justin; and great-grandchildren: Sierra, Anthony, Brittany, Lauren, Noah and Jackson. A memorial service will be held in his honor at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 30th at the Silver Sands Beach & Racquet Club House at 6500 Sunset Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706. Please contact 813610-7547 for more information. BLAIR, WILLIAM F., died June 23, 2012. He graduated from Michigan State after a stint in the army. He is survived by his loving wife Jean, two cousins Joan and Carol (Bob), two stepsons Billy and Mike, four grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren. He was a member of the American Legion Post 125. He was an avid golfer and loved to friends to all will be missed by many, most of all me. We had 21 wonderful make donations to American Legion Post 125, 6440 Fifth Avenue S., St. Petersburg, FL 33707, Building Fund. BRADLEY, JACQUELYN J., 67, of St. Pete Beach, passed away June 19, 2012. She leaves her loving husband, Ted; two children, Tony Barrett of Clearwater and Tammy Cate of Madeira Beach; and two granddaughters, Paige Barrett and Taylor Cate. Jackie was formerly from Green Sherry Kamps and Carol Francois. A celebration of life will be announced at a future date. Online guestbook at www.davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. SCHALL, ALIDA M., 93, of South Pasadena. Passed away June 22. A private cremation is planned. Guestbook at www.davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. SMITH, DANICE A., 67, of Gulfport and Portsmouth, NH died on Thursday, June 14, 2012 after a long illness. Danice was born in Mangum, OK, Aug. 28, 1944, a daughter of the late G.L. and Virginia (MacDonald) Smith. Survivors include her husband, Franklin Dexter of Portsmouth; her children; her grand-children and her many nieces and nephews. A celebration of Danice's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Wentworth by the Sea, 88 Wentworth Road, New Castle, NH. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Donations may be made to Compassionate Care ALS, P.O. Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574, www.ccals.org or The UMass ALS Champion Fund, www.umassals. com. For the full obituary and to sign an online guestbook, visit www. RemickGendron.com. TEICHERT, ROBERT L., 82, of St. Pete Beach, formerly of Lansing, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Visitation will be Sunday, June 24 from 3-6 p.m. at Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach. A Catholic Mass will be held Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in St. Pete Beach. For an online tribute and a complete obituary go to: beachmemorial.com. The Family of Dave Meares would like to thank all of their friends for joining them to celebrate Dave's life at the American Legion Post 125 on June 10th. He's looking down and seeing how much everyone cared for him. We loved him so much and miss him dearly.Gulfport Rec Summer Program Ongoing registrations continue for the 2012 Summer Program for children who have completed Kindergarten thru age 14. Hours of 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. Summer camp hours are from 7:30 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. mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Center). Packets now available. Call 893-1068 for any questions.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 49 Automotive Service ON YOUR SIDE AUTO & MARINEMobile mechanic serving Treasure Island and surrounding area. Call, (Warranty Warren) 727-288-3864 for an estimate. Caregivers NURSE FOR IN HOME CARE-Daily or Weekly Visits. Indivialized Care. 727-253-5314. STAY OUT OF A NURSING HOMEBay Area Care Offers Live-Ins, Hourly Care for in-home help. Lic. 5969. Call 727-424-1979. LOVING COMPANION CAREGIVER-Transportation, errands, meals, meds, pet care. All Shifts available. Call Donna 727-954-7316. Cleaning/Housekeeping ANGIES LIST SUPER SERVICE AWARD2yrs. in a row. Professional Cleaning. Detailed Cleaning Every Time. 32 Years Experience, Excellent References. Satisfaction Guaranteed. We do Windows too. Licensed, Bonded, Insured. ($25) Off First Time Cleaning. 727743-0701. 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.ACTION POWER WASH 1-800-940-3325Houses, Decks, Drives, Tile Floors, Pools, Mobile Homes. Computer Service 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. $35 SERVICE CALLSBy Microsoft Certied Techs. First 15 minutes free. 727-217-0891. 2509 38th Ave. N., M-F 8:30-5p.m. Saturday 10-2. Electrical Handy Person HOME REPAIRS-Many Years of Experience. Quick Response to your Call and Get the Job Done Right. Call Gus 727-644-6194 Low Rates.HANDYMAN SERVICESFree Estimates. We Do It all! You Dont Pay Anything Till Job is Complete, Great References! 727-688-9565. Licensed/Insured. 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.GENERAL HANDYMEN 727-479-8510All Work Guaranteed, Small to Large Jobs. Quality Repairs, Cleanouts. Many Years of Experience, References, Lowest Rates, Free Estimates. Seniors & Veterans Discounts Call L.J. Accounting PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. 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. Cleaning/Housekeeping Computer Service

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50 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.Houses, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm Trees, Trim & Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. VETERAN USMCFather of Six, Great Attitude, Hard Working Available to do Any Type of Quality/Skilled work. Gulfport Resident. 386-878-9408. Heat/Air Conditioning Home Improvement CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK WORKDriveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Additions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experience. 727-418-1701. GIANT MART 5485 HAINES RD. 33714We buy and sell windows, doors, aluminum awnings. Screens made or rescreened fast. 526-1494. Handy Person Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning theG a b b e r Since 1968Buy It Sell ItClassified Ad ve r tising Fr om $4.50 PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965.

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 51 J&M FENCING/REPAIR 25 YEARS EXPERIENCEInstallation, Repair, Wood, PVC, Residential, Commercial. Free Estimates. Senior Discounts. No job to Big/Small. 202-491-7577. 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. Lawn Equip. Repair OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCELawn Mowers & Small Engines. Also Lawn Maintenance & Hauling. Nature Scapes, 727-290-8185, 727-459-1431. Lawn/Landscape 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. JEFFS LAWN SERVICEMowing, Trimming, Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable rates, 727-341-0185, 727-202-6202 EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312. Marine Repair BOAT REPAIRTop Quality Fiberglass, Gelcoat repair plus more; 50% less than boatyard costs. 25+ years experience. Steve, 727365-3210. Free Estimate. Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. SMALL JOB PLUMBINGSeniors Discounts, CFC1427888 Low Rates 727-522-2508 Small Engine Repair Miscellaneous Service PAY WHAT YOU CAN SHOPPING SERVICERent A Hand Introduces a new service. Call 727-347-3424 Home Improvement PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Lawn/Landscape PINNIX PAINTING INC. Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. Plumbing

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52 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 HAIRDRESSER FOR BOOTH RENTALCall Jackie at Elite Hairstyling, 727-637-3986. EXPERIENCED MAIDS For Private Homes & Condos. Drivers Only w/Clean License. Excellent Rate of Pay. 727-363-1074. PART TIME HELP-20-25 Hrs/Wk. Misc. Repair around houses, mowing, painting, electric, etc. 727-798-7383. Automotive 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 37 FLAT SCREEN MAGNAVOX-Wall mounted, no stand. 3 yrs. old $100. 727-637-5187. CHAISE LOUNGE-Deep tuffted, green, ornamental wood carving. $300. Sectional couch, semi-circle, white. $300. 479-4807. General GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. DeWALT 14V CORDLESS DRIVER/DRILLLike New $50. Many Music Books, $5 Each. Oriental Music Doll, $50. Lamb Doll, $25. 727822-8161. Health & Fitness INSTITUTE OF HEALING ARTSNon-Prot Low Cost Counseling & Phychotherapy. Meditation Classes, Yoga. By Donation. Insurance Accepted. Call Jeri 727-374-3092. Marine 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.BUY TODAY! Sport-Craft 222 Off Shore Fisherman, Galvanized Trailer, Evinrude 200. $4K/ OBO. 727-595-0423. 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 WANTED OLD AUDIO-Old Receivers, Reel to Reel + Tapes, Tube Amps. Old Studio Gear, Any Condition. Collector 727-421-4019. Legal Notices NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Coastal Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 7/7/2012 9:10AM at 2390 118th Ave. N. St. Petersburg, Fl. 33716 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Coastal Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1994 GEO Prizm, 1Y1SK5362RZ052069. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Coastal Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 7/6/2012 9:12AM at 2390 118th Ave. N. St. Petersburg, Fl. 33716 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Coastal Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2000 CHEV Monte Carlo, 2G1WX12K3Y9308509. FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Katie Calahan, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name Ready Set Happily Ever After Events located in Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. June 28, 2012. Yard/Garage Sale SATURDAY 9-4P.M.Household Items, Clothes. 7060 Boca Ciega Dr. SPB. MOVING SALE-Fri./Sat. 9-? Misc. Household, Some Furniture. No Early Birds! 6945 32nd Ave. N. Lost & Found LOST-Key Chain with keys and Class Ring on Upham Beach on Monday. Purple Belt Clip and a Gold Masquerade Mask. 2 Keys. BCHS Class of 2013, Cheer Emblem, Purple Stone. Name of Brittany on One Side, Last Name of Dellanoce on the Inside. 727-657-9912. FOUND 2 DOGS IN GULFPORTBrown & White Shih-tzu found 6/16. Cream Color Pomeranian found 6/17 by playground. Call to identify. 727-455-9208. Card of Thanks POWERFUL PRAYER TO The Holy Spirit. Holy Spirit, you who solves all problems, you who lights all roads so I can attain my goal, you who give me the divine gifts to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things and conrm once more that I never want to be separated from you, even in spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with you in your eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer for 3 consecutive days. After 3 days the favor requested will be granted, even if it may appear difcult. This prayer must be published immediately after the favor is granted, without mentioning the favor, only your initials should appear at the bottom. J.L. Help Wanted Marine Legal Notices

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 53 Real Estate for Rent GULFPORT 2BR DUPLEXNewly Painted & Carpeted, Fenced-in Yard. Ready July 1st $600/Mo., $600/Security. Hud Approved. 727321-1793 or 727-502-7530. GULFPORT 1BR APT.5510 Tangerine Ave. S. Unit #3, $535/Mo. $535 Security. WGS included. 727-384-4059. S. PASADENA NEAR STETSON2BR/1BA, Den, Garage, Screened Porch $895/Mo. 3BR/2BA, newly decorated, $1100/Mo. St. Pete Beach, Large Efciency, Water Included, Near Beach, $600/Mo. 727-345-7036. ISLA CLUB BAHIA2BR/2BA, Furnished, Fantastic View, Summer Rental $2000/Mo., 2 Month Minimum. Broadwater: Waterview, Fishing Dock, 1BR/1BA, Unfurnished, Covered Parking $750/Mo. Annual; 1BR/1BA Furnished includes boat slip for $1000/Mo. 727867-5536. shellrealty@aol.com ST. PETE BEACH2BR Duplex, $895/Mo. Ceramic Floors, 4 Closets, Porch. Great Location. (Near Beach, Bus, Shops), Quiet, Fruits, Flowers, Parking. 727-459-4579. 2BR/1BA DUPLEX-Gulfport Art District. Great Location, Walk to Beach. Very Nice inside/Out. Tile Throughout. W/D Included Private Backyard CHA. $800/Mo. +Security. Call Ed 727688-9565. 4911-B 5TH AVE. S.Nice garage apt. Newly remodeled, $425/Mo. & security. No pets, call 323-0051, 9a.m.-5p.m. HOUSE FOR RENT EVERYTHING NEW2/1 & Ofce/Den, W/D, Fenced. $850/Mo. 1st, last, security. 727-692-0775. SMALL 1 BEDROOM-Ground oor in 4-Plex. Unities paid by Tenant. $450/Mo. +$450/ Deposit. Background Check. Lynn 727-3234546. 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. 5945 FAIRFIELD AVE. S.-2BR/1BA Apt. $625/ Mo., plus $625/Security. Water, Sewer, Garbage Included. Own Parking for 2 Cars. Also, 1BR apt. $525/Mo. plus $525 security. Water included. 727-710-0776. City of Gulfport Public Notices City of Gulfport Public Notices Happy Talk Real Estate for Rent TOWN SHORESAnnual, Nottingham Bldg. 2BR/2BA Deluxe, 1250sqft. End Unit, Magnicent Views. Brand new carpet, paint, tile. Avail. Sept. 678-2228403. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need PT Handyman. Possible live-in. 727-289-3588.

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54 Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 4551 3RD AVE. S.2BR/1BA, $750/Mo. + Security. Call Mickey the Realtor, 727-322-8030. GULFPORT 1BR/1BA-in Tri-Plex. Living Room/Dining Recently Updated. Parking. $600/Mo. plus $600/Security. Suitable for Singles. Private Entrance. 727-345-9620. GULFPORT ART DISTRICT1BR/1BA, C/H/A, Fenced Backyard, 1/5 Blocks from Pier, Beach, Artwalk. $700/Mo. 1 Mos. Security. 5401 30th Ave. S. 727-347-7423. WATERFRONT GATED-Condo. Year Round Rental 55+, 1BR/1BA, Renovated. Pools and Tennis. Small Pet, $750Mo. Non Refundable $50. Credit Check. 727-479-4807. 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. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. 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. DUPLEX-2206 1/2, 53rd St. S. 1BR plus enclosed porch. Tile thru-out. Freshly painted. $625/mo. plus $500 security. Includes W/S/G. Call 727-452-5942. 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. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. CHATEAU TOWERS. Pasadena. 2/2, 9th Floor, Balcony, W/D, Renovated, Waterview, All Amenities, $1150/Mo. Yearly. RALSTONS REALTY, 727-367-6702. GULFPORT 1BR/1BA-in Tri-Plex. Living Room/Dining Recently Updated. Parking. $800/Mo. plus $800/Security. Private Entrance and off St. Parking 727-345-9620. 7401 5TH AVE. N.-2BR $725. (2nd r). Large Balcony. Small complex. Storage and Covered Parking Available. Onsite Laundry. Pets negotiable. 727-251-5546. Furnished Rentals 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 ST. PETE BEACH CONDO2BA/1.5BA, Nicely Furnished, 1 Block from Beach. $900/Mo. Annual Lease. No Pets. 727-360-7509. 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. SPACIOUS GULFPORT ROOM FOR RENTPrivate entrance & Bath. $120/Wk. Also available 1 room $80/Wk. Both Include Utilities. 727-384-4371. Real Estate for Sale 2/2 BAY ISLAND CONDO55+, Admiral Bldg. 5th oor, 1,300SF, remodeled, waterfront, great views, furnished. Asking $225,000. Call Karen Vogel, Broker 727-542-9384, PRUDENTIAL TROPICAL REALTY. TOWN SHORES WATERFRONTBuckingham. 3rd oor. Large. 2br/2ba. Balcony. Washer/Dryer, Reserved Parking Next to Building, Security Entry. $165,000. 727-409-0317 Real Estate for Rent Accommodations to Share Real Estate for Sale

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Gabber June 28 July 4, 2012 55 Lancaster 4142BR/2BA Deluxe. ................................................................................................. $98,900 Diplomat 9032BR/2BA, 1,450 s.f. Small cat accepted.............................................................. $155,000Hampton 308 2br/2ba ................................ $107,900Chatham 107815 sq. ft., 1br/1ba, P et friendly $61,900Rita M. Stutzman RealtorT own Shor es Specialist & Resident727-723-4164 Hampton 203 1 br Deluxe........................$95,000 Manchester 603 2/2 Deluxe Small cat accepted $129,900NEW ON MARKETHampton 107 2/2 .................................. $118,500Please Call 727-343-7949Jamison 110 2/2 ......................................$72,900 Windsor 309 1/1.5 .................................. $119,900SOLDHapp y F our th of July!Hampton 3142BR/2BA Spectacular W est end unit. 1420 sq. ft. $195,900 Rentals Manchester #603 2br/2ba Deluxe unit, all updated, beautiful wate rv iews ..... Annual $1000/mo. SOLDManchester 608 2/2 Small cat accepted.... $120,900 Manchester 508 2/2 ..................................$101,900 Simply The Best!Cher yl Castellucio RealtorBeach & Luxur y 7340 Gulf Blvd. St. Pe te Beach, FL 33706Cher ylcrealtor@y ahoo .com727-420-7877To wn Shores and St. P ete Beach SpecialistForec losures / Shor tsales$Call for Special Price Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r

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