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No. 2271 August 16 August 22, 2012 727-517-9546academy ofanimalarts.com Academy of Animal Arts, I nc. Academy of Animal Arts, I nc.GO TO WORK AND GET A KISS!Registered Ve ndor f or V ocational Rehabilitationlic. 2118Lar go Dog Gr ooming School RJ CigarBest Selectionin the T ampa Bay Ar eaFREE Cigar Cutterwith $10 pur chase6680 Gulf Blvd./St. Pete Beach727-498-6443 Rebel Without a GeckoLocal artists prepare for the 12th annual GeckoFest coming to Gulfport Saturday, September 1.By Cathy Salustri Eat almost anywhere in downtown Gulfport, and youll notice something slithery in the restaurants. Slithery good: steel geckos. Eight steel geckos adorn popular downtown restaurants, and at the end of gecko season, theyll each go home with a new owner. Eight artists donated their time and skill to take a pre-cut steel gecko blank (designed by local artist Victoria Wenners) and put their own See Gecko, page 6 Derek Johnson works on his gecko (on display at Pias) at Owen Pachs studio. He describes his gecko as a rebel with funk and soul that reverberates through his body. Primary Elections Pit Mack against Nelson; Current Sheriff Beats Former SheriffVoters will decide the outcome of both races in November. In yesterdays primary elections, Connie Mack, who has Mitt Romneys endorsement, won the primary for US Senator in Pinellas County yesterday. He will face Democrat Bill Nelson in November, who won his Democrat primary by over 40,000 votes. Current Sheriff Bob Gualtieri beat former Sheriff Everett Rice in the Sheriffs primary by almost 11,000 votes. Incumbent County Commissioner Ken Welch, Democrat, won the primary election by almost 6,000 votes. Bill Young, Republican, won re-election in Congressional District 13; Evelio EJ Otero, also Republican, won in District 14. In the State Senate, Jeff Brandes won District 22. Kathleen Peters won State House District 69. Voters will decide on a Senator, Sheriff, and other representatives in November. To register to vote, visit VotePinellas.com. Voters must register by October 9.Summer DisappearsCesar Domico, delighted the kids and adults alike with his magic and comedy routine at the Endo of Summer of bash last week at the Gulfport Library.
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Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 3 35 Year Tribute to Elvis Its hard to believe that its been 35 years since the passing of Elvis Presley in August. If you would love to relive the Elvis experience, then you will not want to miss ELVIS: A Concert Experience. Jim Jinelli will turn back the clock and you will watch the aura of Elvis will come alive. Jim has a powerful, commanding voice and a remarkable vocal range. Jims portrayal of Elvis Presley covers the touring concert years of 1971-1977. His performance will be on Sunday, August 19th at 1:30 p.m. at the Catherine Hickman Theater at 5501 27th Ave. S. in Gulfport. Jim Jinelli, a Chicago native, has been impersonating Elvis Presley for more than 20 years appearing on TV, radio and many markets from Chicago to New York and the southeastern states with sold out crowds. Just as Elvis covered many more songs in his concerts than his own, so does Jim, offering the audience A Concert Experience as close to the original as possible, while capturing the charm and charisma of the King of Rock and Roll. If youre an Elvis fan, youll love this rock-n-roll show. All ages will be swept up in the energy and excitement of it. Tickets are $15 and are available now at the Gulfport Casino at 5500 Shore Blvd. S. (Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. 5 p.m.), you can go online to purchase at www.elvisconcert.com or you can credit card call 1-888-71TICKETS. For more information, contact 727-560-5009. Limited tickets may be available at the will call desk at the Theater the day of the show, but advanced tickets are recommended. If you are interested in how much Jim sounds like Elvis, go to the elvisconcert.com website at http://www.elvisconcert.com/ unchained_melody%20video.htm.Tour Barbara Gilberg HabitatBy Natalie Leggette Join me for a tour of the park on August 16 at 10 a.m. for a discussion about using alternative plants besides grass in your yard. Free informative brochures and literature will be handed out. Barbara Gilberg Habitat is located at 1600 Pasadena Avenue next to the electronic billboard on Shore Drive. Meet me in the pavilion. Free Family Movie Day Enjoy free movies with the kids at the Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Avenue S., on Saturday, August 25, starting at 10:30 a.m. with The Lorax (2012 release PG), followed A Game of Shadows (2012 PG-13) at 1:30. Enjoy with free popcorn provided by the Library! For more information, call 893-1074.
4 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Stormwater Tax Hearing Date ChangedST. PETE BEACH Taxpayers who want to offer input on the stormwater tax rate for the coming year can attend a September 12 hearing on stormwater assessments. The commission had to reschedule the hearing, initially slated for September agencys budget hearings. Third Saturday Art Walk Gulfports Third Saturday Art Walk takes place on August 16th from 6-10 p.m. Observe and purchase from talented independent artists and crafters at work all along Beach & Shore Boulevards, as well as the works of local authors and entertainers stretched over a halfmile up and down scenic Beach Boulevard. Live musicians appear at venues throughout the Village. While browsing the art and craft booths, dont miss Gulfports unique shops, boutiques and galleries. Enjoy dinner within the Art District, now one of the foremost dining destinations in the Bay Area and one of six small-town the 2011 Rand McNally/USA Today Best of the Road competition in the Best Food category. Parking is always free and free trolley rides are available from offsite parking areas. Pet and family friendly! Visit www.GulfportMA.com or call 866-ART-WALK or Like them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ GulfportArtWalk or contact Suzanne King, 727-322-5217 or SuzFest@ gmail.com. Back-to-School Youth Concert Positive Impact Worldwide Ministries, 2750 34th Street S. in St. Petersburg, will present Corey Thornton in concert on Friday, August 17th at 7 p.m. Corey focuses on positive messages such as courage, Hip Hop to translate these qualities. All ages are welcome.
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6 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 S ALE W ILD S HRIMP WILD SHRIMPSALE!Bama is a Full Service Seafood Company August 17th & 18th10am 6pmSPECIALS (Exit 21 on I-275 South, Exit 20 on I-275 North)727-327-3474 Ext. 378Jumbo 16/20 $4.69 lb. $3.79 lb. email@example.comBring Y EBT B AwesomeBreaded Shrimp Gecko, from front pagestylized mark on the form. The geckos start out all the same, but when each no two were alike. The geckos range from fabric-covered geckos to Derek Johnsons Rebel gecko. The gecko art tradition started as part of the citys annual geckofest three years ago, when someone asked artist Owen Pach if hed seen the geckos in Sarasota. Somebody looked at me and said, hey, do you think you could make this happen?, Pach remembers. He contacted Arlo Steel on 49th Street, who donated the steel, and Michael Faour of Hydroknife, who donated the water jet cutting of the placed around town, were born. $1,000. The concept was not mine, Pach says I just sort of made it happen. Last year, all the money raised went for two public art sculptures at the entrance to the Waterfront Redevelopment District at Beach Boulevard and 28th Street South. This year, anyone may bid on any of the geckos at silent auctions at each of the eight locations, and idea with which Pach credits local arts supporter Doug Hudson. The artists and locations are as follows: Pete Janus OMaddys Mary Joyner Domain Derek Johnson Pias Owen Pach Stellas Jonathan Schork Peninsula Inn Frank Strunk III Pegs Victoria Wenners Tea and Me Linda Worsham Neptune For more gecko photos, please read this article online at TheGabber.com. Register for Azalea Little League Registration will be held on Saturday August 18, 25, Sept. 8 and 15 from 9 12, and also on Wednesday, Sept. 5 and 12 from 6:30 to 8:30. Cost is $60. They will require three proofs of residence and an original birth Division) registration is also going on at this time. They are located at 2950 75th Street N. You can contact us at 727 347 3325. They will begin practice in mid-September and Fall ball to start in October.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 7 PEPPERZNIGHT CLUB OAR HOUSEBAR & LIQUOR Were Looking For House Bands to Perform In Our Courtyard. Call 727-327-1691, Morning s Double M Band Friday June 1st 7pm to 10pm in the Courtyard Oar House Bar and Pepper z Lounge Fundraiser for Bartender Bob Corkum,formally of the VFW Flat Screen TV and Liquor Basket Raffles August 20th, 7pm. T ickets are available at both locations. $1 each or 6 for $5.Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar with K.C. every Sunday 11am 5pm August 19th $1 of each Bloody Mary Benefits Bob. $1 Jello Shots at Both Bars benefit Bob Leo the Lion (Birthday Club) August 19th 2 6pm Invite your friends, bring appetizers. Lets P arty!!! Leo s Receive 2 W ells or Domestics with ID ee P ool and Darts, Airing the Rays Come in and meet the Gang and enjoy complimentary appetizers beginning at 5. DJ s and Satur day s 9pm ?? Mar garita Mondays... Me xican Buff et with Senor Scota-a-Lish Mar garitas Madness $1 fr om each Mar garita and Ke y Lime Jello Shot benefits Bob Ka r aok e ev er y Friday and Sunday with K.J. Br ae Starts at 9pm ??Liv e Bands Courty ar d W ednesday Bingo Bitch Rick Starts at 6pm Complimentar y Buf f et 1/2 time, ra f fles, 50/50sFrida y Double M Band 7:00 pm Sunda y Karmic T attoo 7:00 pm Singing Bartender Stev en Thursdays. Ka r aok e starts at 6pm, Come and be a Star!
8 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 727-536-0494Please, First-T ime Attendees Only Florida s Oldest and Largest Complimentary Dinner will be provided T opics Include: eterans Benefits T FREE Seminar Gigi s Italian RestaurantAug. 21st and 23rd @ 4:30pmThinking About Cremation? 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: Red Light Cameras Q: How many citations has Gulfport issued from the red light cameras? How much money has the city made? A: As of May 2012, Gulfport Police have issued 5,033 tickets for cameraassisted red light violations. The program, which started in March 2011, has netted the city of Gulfport $89,533 (after paying the camera company and the state). Although some violations went unpaid (3,042 were paid paid as well as the ones that became citations after they remained unpaid for a month or more. Some violations remain outstanding. The state received $252,486 and the camera company, ATS, received $203,000. ATS monitors the cameras and handles the paperwork and also provides legal advice to the city attorney about these citations. Summer Jazz on the Beach The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society will present Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps on Thursday, August 23 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bilmar Beach Resort, Treasure Island. Admission is $7. Call reservations to 596-7142. Looking for Men! If you are a male over 50 and not a current Senior Center member, consider yourself invited to their Free Mens Day on Wednesday, August 22. Enjoy a free slice of pizza and join others to watch a Rays baseball game on their wide screen TV at 1:10 p.m. You can plan to come a little early for a tour of their facility which will include a free tryout on the Fitness Center exercise equipment. Bring a friend! The best dressed Rays fan will win a free lunch ticket compliments of the Senior Center Snack bar. The Gulfport Senior Center is located at 5501 27th Avenue S. For more information, contact Sue at 727893-2237 or Cynthia at 727893-1231.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 9 MIKE PREL L S AU TO SER VICEStar ter T 449 49th St. S. 727-328-8095All Major Credit Cards Accepted#MV33361 1 0% OFF f or all Ne w Customers 1 0% OFF f or all Ne w Customers 10 % OF F f or all Ne w Customers$100 minimum Fix-a-Feral Sunday Pinellas colony caregivers can bring their trapped feral cats to SPCA Tampa Bay on August 19th. Service includes: spay/neuter, rabies and FVRCP vaccinations, deworming and external parasite control for one month, ear-tipping, basic wound care and ear cleaning. Fee is $25 per cat; at no cost. Need a trap? Stop by their Adoptions Saturday just prior to Fix-a-Feral Sunday and rent one from them. Cost is $50 deposit per trap plus $5 rental fee. Trap return required no later than the Tuesday following surgery. RSVP required: Info@spcatampabay. org. SPCATampaBay is located at 9099 130th Avenue N. in Largo. Annual Fall Opening Tea at Womans Club The St. Petersburg Womans Club at 40 Snell Isle Blvd. N.E, will welcome their members back after a summer hiatus on Friday, September 14 at 12 noon. Following a musical program and short business meeting, the Annual Fall Opening Tea, comprising of a tasty selection of be served. Guests are welcome. For information or reservations, call 727867-8093 or email to imarsharose@ aol.com. Come out for Fish-a-Thon City of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation and the Civitan Club of St. Petersburg celebrate the 64th annual Fish-A-Thon for youth, teens, and adults. This annual end of summer event will be held at Lake Jorgenson, behind the Main Library at 37th St. and 9th Ave. N., Saturday, August 25. The event begins at 9 a.m. and honors Dennis Crenshaw, a former high school teacher and advocate for youth outdoor recreation intervals. Prizes are awarded throughout Everything is provided for the and bait. Appropriate foot attire and equipment is not allowed. Closed-toe shoes suggested. Open to the public. Registration on event day. For more information call 727-893-7441 or Jim Belcher 727-823-8383.
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Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 11 LettersA Little Tolerance Dear Editor: Please stop castigating John Burki and his unorthodox situation. Gulfports reputation as a tolerant community is suffering. Granted not many aspire to his chosen lifestyle but there are, no doubt, more than a few living in Gulfport who would fail a home inspection tour by the Board of Health, who refuse to pick up after themselves even in public and who mistreat their pets. Mr. Burki, apparently a veteran, does not deserve the criticism focused on his circumstances as a result of your articles. Pat Van LeuvanBCHS Marching Band Golf Scramble Join them on September 8th at the Bardmoor Golf and Country Club, 8001 Cumberland Drive in Largo for their inaugural Golf Tournament. Registration is at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. All net proceeds will go to help the Boca Ciega Marching Band to help pay for instruments, repairs, uniforms, fees, supplies, cover travel expenses and more. They are looking for four man teams, sponsorships and donations for door prizes and goodie bags. Price is $75 per golfer which includes: Green Fee and Cart Fee, Practice Balls, BBQ Lunch Buffet, Awards and Presentation, Player Gift Bag and One Door Prize Ticket.Event features fun, food and prizes for 1st and 2nd Place Awards, Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, Putting Contest, Hole in One and Door Prizes (for both men and women. If you or would like to help in any way or for more information, please contact Dawn Carter, Band Booster President at 727-460-3884, Carterde65@verizon.net or www.thebocaciegaband.org.
12 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Shop for a Cause Benets Strays A $5 donation to Save Our Strays offers you a special one-day shopping opportunity. Mark Saturday August 25 on your calendar for Macys 7th annual Shop for a Cause, which nationwide. Here is how it works: Purchase a $5 shopping pass from Save Our Strays; the $5 directly The Pass provides the recipient with a 25 percent discount on regular and clearance merchandise. The Shopping Pass also offers an extra 10 percent savings on electronics, In addition, bearer of Pass is eligible to register for a $500 Macys gift card. The Pass can be used at Macys Tyrone Mall. Whats more, it is good at all Macys stores throughout the country, which makes is a great little gift to send to family and friends. For details visit www.Macys/ shopforacause.com. You can obtain a Macys Shop for a Cause Shopping Pass at Save Our Strays adoption sites at PetSmart. Your Pass can be mailed to you by sending a $5 check made out to Save Our Strays, Inc. along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Save Our Strays, Inc., P.O. Box 373, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785. For further information about supporting animals in need and taking advantage of this once-a-year shopping special, call 727-481-5262.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 13 It Starts in Parks Clean-Up Day On Thursday, July 26th, Children for the Gulfport Recreation Summer Program participated in It Starts In Parks Day, which was a county-wide park clean-up day through the Florida Recreation and Parks Association. The children cleaned-up the beach and the area around the Recreation Center. They had fun seeing which group could collect the most trash. Club to hold Cat Show and Expo Skyway Cat Club holds its Cat Show Adopt-A-Cat Expo this Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19 at the Minnreg Center, 6340 126th Ave. N. in Largo. Save Our Strays, a no-kill cat rescue group, will be on hand with beautiful and affectionate cats and kittens available for adoption. This championship, all-breed cat show also spotlights household cats competing for top awards. The twoday event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. is open to the public; admission is $6 for adults; $3 for children. Parking is free. Numerous cat-related vendors as well as food vendors, also participate in the popular show. For more information visit www. skywaycatclub.com or call 727289-1989.Enter Table Tennis Tournament The St. Pete Beach 2012 Summer Sizzler Table Tennis Tournament will be held at the St. Pete Beach Community Center on Saturday, August 25th. This is a fun tournament for all levels of skill. $15 Entry fee includes pizza lunch and drink. You can register online www.sunrisetabletennis.com/ tournaments/stpete or call 323-3519.
14 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 With Dr W ayne H. Kehm DDS, Family Dentistr y With Dr W ayne H. Kehm DDS, Family Dentistr yWa yne H. Kehm D.D.S.4850 1st A 727-321-4850 4 850 1st A 727 321 485 0 y yNEW TIENT NEW TIENT Exam Second Opinion H. Kehm DDS, Family D en H. Kehm DDS, Family D en H. Kehm DDS, Family D en Wa y ne H. Keh ntistry ntistry ntistry 727 321 485 0 Cosmetic General y y y y y y Ct iG l CosmetiGeneral CosmetiGeneral Co sm et ic G ener al Family Denistr y Fa Fa mi mi ly ly y D D en en is is tr tr y y y Fami ly Denistr y Family Denistr y E W NEW PA TIEN T PA TIEN T SPECIA SPECIA FREE Exam FR EE X ra y Proudly serv ing our community with trusted dental care since 1975! We practice a philosophy of quality conser vative treatment and preventive care. Y ou are invited to join our dental family of satisfied patients. Experience and commitment to excellencethere is no substitute. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay cancel payment, or be reimbursed for any other ser vice, examination, or treatment that is per formed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the fee or reduced fee ser vice, examinations, or treatment.Payment Plans A vailable Most Insurances Accepted Payment Plans A vailable Most Insurances Accepted Battle of the Bands Knights of Columbus and the Rock n Blues Academy will be presenting the Battle of the Bands Last Bash of the Summer on Friday, August 31, from 6-10 p.m. It will be held at the Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Boulevard S. in Gulfport. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased online at www.stjudekofc.org or by phone at 727-417-3937 or 727-560-3389. Tickets can also be purchased at Dave Sheppards Rock n Blues Academy, 3226 Bennett Street N., St. Pete and at the Gulfport Casino. Food, beverages and souvenirs are available at the event. Sponsorships for this event are available online or by phone. Tickets are limited. Mark your calendar dont miss this one! Free Music Class Demo for Kids and FamiliesST. PETE BEACHYou and Me & Music Together classes have become a favorite among kids and parents alike. The classes incorporate music, instruments, singing and fun for children up to age 5 and the adults that love them. To kick off the Fall season of classes, you are invited to come enjoy a free demonstration class on Monday, August 27th at 10 a.m. at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Call or email to hold your spot: 813409-4244 or youandmeandmt@ hotmail.com. Come see what all the singing is about! Register for Glass Blowing Series Only a few seats are still available for the next six week Introduction to Glass Blowing series beginning August 21st. Beginning and more learning new skills and techniques in this popular course with glass artist Christian Zvonik. Introduction to Glass Blowing will be held on six Tuesday evenings, 6-9 p.m. Register online at www.industrialartscenter. org or by calling 727-289-9365.
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Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 17 Plan your Party at the Beach ST. PETE BEACHPlanning a party? Dont sweat it. Beat the heat this summer at the St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex, your party headquarters. Brand-new party and shower event packages provide everything you need to pull off that perfect party this summer. A spacious, waterfront party room boasts an unbeatable view and there are several event packages to suit your needs, including things like balloons, streamers, table coverings, party favors, tableware, games, pizza, an old-fashioned popcorn machine and so much more. Choose from themes like rock star, sports fan, pretty princess, pirate party, Hawaiian luau, or let them provide the basics and you do the decorating. They also do baby and bridal showers! Dont forget your guests can go next door to the pool for some fun in the sun or you can choose to rent out the entire pool for your private party. For more information on making your next event a breeze, visit www.spbrec.com or call 727-3639245.
18 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 This Weeks Solution 2222 49th St. South, St. Petersburg727-327-9100 727-455-9860 Regular hours 9am 3am 22 22 2 2 2 2 2 4 9 t h St SouthS tP eters bu b b b rg Wednesda y DJ Dennis Karoke 9-Stun g DJ 9-Stun g 9 Frida y Burt Hansen9 Stung Saturda y Paul Anthony Band9-Stun g R l h 9 St g g 9S tung un g Sunday 70s 80s Music 6-Stung Prizes, Drink Specials Wd nes d a y Monday Bingo Bob 8-12 Saturda y g o Bo b 81 2 Thursday John Romano, unlimi ted musi c 9 Stun g COMEDY NIGH T An Evening with Tim Dorsey Spend an evening with New York Times Best Selling Author, Tampas own, Tim Dorsey at the Gulfport Public Library. The evening is part of his 2012 Pineapple Grenade Tour, promoting his newest book. Tim is a renowned author and former journalist with the Tampa Tribune. His works include: Florida Roadkill, Hurricane Punch and his newest novel, Pineapple Grenade. The Gulfport Public Library is delighted to host this free event with Tim and hope you will join them for this special night, Thursday, September 13 at 7 p.m. Seating is limited, so please call the library at 727893-1074 to reserve your seat today!St. Pete Beach to Host City Wide Yard SaleST. PETE BEACHThe City of St. Pete Beach is holding its next huge yard sale on Saturday, September 22nd from 8 a.m. to noon at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. This largescale event will take place in several different areas of the Community Center to provide shoppers with tons of treasures to browse through. 10 x 10 indoor and outdoor spaces are basis. To reserve your space, call 363-9245 or come to the Recreation
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 19 The Gabs What teacher made the biggest impact on your life?Karen Taddeo, Seminole, retired teacher because I was the kind of kid who would goof off and not take it serious. She had faith in me, she encouraged me, and believed in me. Mary Martin, Gulfport, Hospice nurse: My college chemistry teacher. He was the smartest redneck I ever met. Shaleece Martin, Orlando, preparing to travel the world: Dr. Skinner. He was my psychology teacher and my human sexuality teacher. He was just able to communicate. It was just amazing, even if was seven in the morning I would pay attention in his class. Jasmine Brimmer, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Mrs. Blackburn. Even though she only had one arm it didnt stop her from doing what she wanted to do.
20 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of 1950 2nd A ve. No., St. Petersburg TEMPLE OF THE LIVING GOD Metaphysical Community Chur chwww .templeofthelivinggod.orgSunday Ser vices 11:00 a.m.Mondays, Course in Miracles 7 pmThur. 8/16 Intuitive Development 7-9 pm Fri. 8/17 Drumming Circle 7-9 pmBookstore closed Sat. 8/18Visit our W ebsite for DET AILS & Events St. BartholomewsEpiscopal ChurchJoin Us For SUNDAY SERVICE Summer Schedule 9:00am3747 34th St. South St. P etersburg, FL 33711(727) 867-7015Food Pantry is Open1st & 3rd Sundays from: 10 am to 12:30 pmOur Thrift Store is open Saturday s from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit Food Pantry Oktoberfest Seeks Vendors Most Holy Name of Jesus 35th Annual Oktoberfest will be held October 11th through 14th. Most Holy Name of Jesus, 5800 15th Ave. So. Gulfport, will again bring great fun, food, and entertainment for kids of all ages. This year the Urban Gypsies will be featured Saturday night, October 13th from 7-11 p.m., The Noise Makers will perform Friday, October 12th from 7-9 p.m. and Cathy and the Lorelei Band will play Thursday, October 11th from 6-10 p.m.! They are looking for sponsors, which is always a great way to obtain inexpensive advertising and great exposure for you, your company, organization or club. Gift cards for products and services are great donations to be used in their gift baskets or auctioned as individual prizes. If you want to participate as a sponsor or make a donation, please contact Norma at aquagal47@ hotmail.com for further details. They look forward to seeing you there!
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 21 Worship 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 vice~ Extreme Spiritual M akeo ver ~A Series on the Seven Deadly Sins Au gust 19 Fr om Anger to CouragePASADEN A COMMUNITY CHURCH 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 St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse invites you to its meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 18 at Piccadilly Restaurant, 1900 34th Street N. in St. Petersburg. Guest speaker is Yvette Reeves of Faith Community Worship Center who will speak on What Happens when your Plans Dont Line-up with Gods plan?. Call 727-327-9070. Shop the Thrift Mall and Gift Store Pasadena Community Church now has four stores at one location (Pasadena Ave. and Second Ave. S.). Hours are 9-1 Wednesday and Saturday. The mall features three rooms: one with clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelery; one with gifts, china, glasses, sporting goods, childrens clothes, toys and games; and one with furniture, household items, electronics, books and tapes. The other store is in the LEC building and features gifts. Come see how they have grown.
22 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 TUNE-UPFRONT END ALIGNMENTOIL CHANGE/SAFETY CHECKBrake Inspectioncl T Fi $4995 $3995$1795Star ting At4 Cy l. Most C ars Present this coupon to recieve our special:. Change your oil filter .. Check & r otate your tir es.Plus Ta x & Disposal. Check your brakes.. Check your belts & hoses.. Check for tune-up and conduct a 22 point vehicle inspection.FREE MOAA to Meet meets for lunch on the third Friday of each month. The next luncheon will be August 17 at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd, in Pinellas Park. Social hour starts at 11 a.m. with lunch at 12 p.m. followed by a short and their spouses or widows are invited to attend. For reservations call CDR Bill Bolin at 584-1595. Cool Calm in the Heat of Summer Ted Leitho is returning this summer to teach another free series of classes on meditation. The classes will be in the Purdy Friends Room from 10 a.m. 12 p.m. on the following Saturdays: 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. For more information, contact the reference desk at 727-893-1133 or 727893-1073.Emergency Transportation and Evacuation Forms If an emergency evacuation order is issued and you are without transportation to a public shelter, please contact the Gulfport Senior Center for an application to make the ride to the shelter possible. The Senior Center can also provide a list of important items you will need to take with you. Dont wait until the last minute. Be prepared. Stop by the Gulfport Senior Center at 5501 27th Ave. S. or call 727-893-2237 or 727-893-1231 for more information.
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26 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 By Holiday Mathis The Virgo sun phrase I analyze can be misleading, as it paints the picture of one who sits back, counts and speculates. It is precisely this mental work that makes the Virgo sun such a productive cycle. It forces us to spend time planning, to put success in measureable terms and to make the goals actionable. With a solid plan, execution seems inevitable. The passage of the sun into Virgo begins a time of high productivity. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Because daydreaming can be so pleasurable, the more elaborate your fantasy is the less likely you are to take immediate action to make it true. The fantasy becomes more enjoyable than trying to bring it into reality. This week, when you really want something, frame it simply in your mind and act swiftly. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The challenges inside this weeks tasks have to do with the details involved. Each detail on its own seems unremarkable, but when you start to add up a handful of them, you quickly understand that there will be serious work involved in accomplishing the things you set out to do. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You want to steer your vessel because you feel that you know enough about the world to choose the best destinations and avoid the worst. You might be wrong, but youd rather be wrong and in charge than wrong because you let someone else drive your vehicle. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Anyone who tries to push you along will learn that you dont like to move forward until youre absolutely ready. Your choices get better as the week progresses. Youll commit yourself to a task on Thursday, shortly after you imagine all of the goodness and pleasure that is likely to come from the experience. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Einstein pointed out how problems have to be solved from a different vantage from the one from which they were created. Fortune favors you because youre willing to step out of your familiar zone and get a little uncomfortable in order to see your situation from an angle you cant grasp right now. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). People who say that love has nothing to do with looks are usually the same people who happen to be in love with a model. Appearances dont count for everything, but they do count for something, which is why you make the effort to keep yours the best it can be. Youll enjoy the time you spend on yourself. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Those who do a job for the personal glory are often harshly judged. And yet, true personal glory is never are involved in and inspired by such a victory. So if you feel motivated to go for the win, do it. Youre not the only one who will be winning. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You realized long ago that its better to live fully in your own situation, but sometimes you have to remind yourself not to rubberneck in other peoples lives. The person inside an experience is the only one who really knows what its like. Blame, projection, judgment and speculation are pretty much a waste of time. ARIES (March 21-April 19). The conventional wisdom suggests its better to state what you want clearly because people are not mind readers. But what if you believe people are mind readers? They certainly know more than they let on. Sometimes stating the obvious is neither cool creative way. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The contradiction of a Samurai warrior is that even though they spend years honing deadly skills, they are also absolutely must. This week shows you in a position of choice: Should you display your power? Instead of putting the smack-down on your opponent, avoid confrontation. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Be careful not to spend too much time constructing tomorrows that you hope will make you happy. Believe it or not, you likely will be a poor judge of that. What really will make you happy is always in the present position to seize pleasure, though sometimes youll have to steal it. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Attempting to solve peoples problems is a mistake unless you person who has the problem and are reasonably sure you can deliver the answer. Otherwise, you might be like their problems and dont want them solved. This Week's Birthdays: Youre in the mood to take a risk. Thats why this years journey around the sun will be more like an amusement park ride than a long boat trip. The next three weeks bring promises of what is to come, and then the ups and downs will start to thrill you. Someone cheers for you in September. Sock away money in October. A new friend leads to a welcome change of scenery. Family descends on your abode in November. Youll feel ready for a nice long break in the action in March. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday OpenTuesday Open Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. Gene Norman, music for dancingThursday 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
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 27 F or more inf or mation, please call P asadena Center f or Medical Resear ch727-347-5242 ears er ve an Eligib le par ticipants will receiv e study related tests and study dr ugs at no cost while par ticipating in the study Those who qualify to be in the study ma y receiv e reimb ursement f or tr av el e xpenses .To qualify y ou m ust:Do Y ou Suffer From Idiopathic Pulmonar y Fibrosisalso known as IPF? If so, Pasadena Center for Medical Resear ch is curr ently enr olling people diagnosed with IPF into a 52 week re sear ch trial.Medical Research Stud y Love Loves TennisConall Love learns the ins and outs of tennis at St. Pete Beachs USTA Under10 Tennis Festival Saturday morningThe United States Tennis Associations Under-10 Tennis Festival at the St. Pete Beach Community Center marked the start of a new type of class: starting after Labor Day, the Community Center will hold tennis clinics at 6 p.m. every Wednesday. Participants pay $20 per month; call 363-9245 for more information.
28 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 LORAINES ACADEMY by sSpaDO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND VISIT!!!NEW!!! LORAINES ACADEMY T T Y g 33710 www 25%OFF20%OFF $445 $94525%OFFAll Facia l Ser vicesZotos Perm20%OFFFoil Highlight s$445Haircut$945 Not va lid with an y other off ers TG Exp 8/31/12 Long Hair 15% Surcharge Not v alid with an y other off ers TG y Exp 8/31/12 0 T Long Hair 15% Surcharge Not va lid with an y other off ers TG y Exp 8/31/12 $50 & up 5Not v alid with an y other offe rs TG y Exp 8/31/12 2012-13 School Year Child Care ProgramRegistrations for the 2012-2013 School Year Child Care Program continues for children who will be entering Kindergarten thru age 14. Bus transportation is available from Pasadena Fundamental, Bear Creek, Gulfport Montessori and Douglas Jamerson Elementarys. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents with monthly fees of $146 for residents and $292 for non-residents. Hours of registration are Monday Friday from 9:00 a.m :00 p.m. Packets are available at the Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. and on-line (mygulfport.us, City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Center, Programs). Please call 8931068 for more information.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 29 Register your Best Chili or Salsa Now Industrial Strength Chili Cookoff. This years event will be bigger, better and hotter than ever! Tastebud tingling chili, savory salsa, hot-hothot sauce and lively music will take the temperature up a notch Saturday night, September 22, for the Fourth Annual Industrial Strength Chili Industrial Arts Center takes place from 6-10 p.m. at the Gulfport Art Village Courtyard, Beach Blvd. and 29th Ave. S. Registration for hot sauce vendors and competing cooks is open now at www.IndustrialArtsCenter.org or by calling 727-289-9365. Registration forms are also available at Red Hot Tiki, 2904 Beach Boulevard S. in Gulfport. Cooks will receive a commemorative cookoff apron, beverage tickets and other perks. Complete rules for cooks and hot sauce vendors are available online. Entries for chili or salsa judging will be accepted until Wednesday, September 19. Grand prize judging will be back for the best salsa, in addition to the hotly contested annual chili judging. To step up the heat, Tampa Bay area hot sauce vendors will offer their wares for sale. Free hot sauce samples will be available to brave chili cookoff ticket holders. Creators of some of last years top rated chilis will be back along with new faces. Cooks will compete for hand blown glass art created at the Industrial Arts Center. Votes for the Peoples Choice Award will be sold for $1 each to support the IAC operating fund. The panel of three judges will comprise one local celebrity, one media representative and one local chef. Judges and entertainment will be announced later. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. For information, visit the IAC online at www. IndustrialArtsCenter.org or call 727289-9365.
30 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Pick a Pair Special on Sibling Felines Here is a great opportunity to adopt a pair of related kitties at a special summer rate. One-year-old sisters, Shyla and Sheena are striking brown Tabbies. Sisters Kara and Sophie are two-year-old black and white beauties. Caleb and Collette are brother and sister Tabbies; while Collette has remained petite, Caleb part Maine Coon is a big 20 lb. boy. These related pairs just want to be loved and will be a wonderful addition to some lucky families All Save Our Strays cats have been spayed/neutered, are current on their shots and are microchipped. To learn how you can reap the rewards offered by SOSs Adopt a Related Pair special, please call 727-481-5262 for details. Save Our Strays is a no-kill, nonabandoned cats and kittens. Check out other adoptable cats at saveourstraysinc.com. Can you open up your heart and your home and give a pair of kitties the life they deserve?
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 31 Excerpts heard at the August 14, 2012St. Pete Beach City Commission MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesIn the interest of making this the shortest meeting ever in the history of St. Pete Beach, Im going to bid you all a happy summer. Commissioner Bev Garnett Obviously its a very emotional issue for those affected. If anybody has any questions or if I can answer anything directly, feel free to call or make an appointment and I will be glad to do so. City Because of the issues the pension issues Ive had a lot of phone calls and a lot of e-mails and Id say that 99% of the people who called me wanted to have a rational discussion, and it was very impressive. Id like to say thank you. Commissioner Jim Parent I had a phone call about boat speed in Blind Pass. Im sure thats a no wake zone; whats the procedure call the police? Commissioner Jim Parent, about the waterway shared by Treasure Island and St. Pete Beach. The city manager suggested that people called the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Whoever did the printing got Commissioner Garnetts and my phone number wrong, and the impression was that we were hiding out. to residents Id like to thank everybody here for their work on todays meeting. Mayor Steve McFarlin, about the pension meeting Its been a subject before, and I thought if yall would kick it around Mayor Steve McFarlin, about lowering the speed limit on Gulf Boulevard Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Epsilon Theta chapter members are busy working on their Christmas Mice Ornaments. The next ways and means mice painting work party on Wednesday, August 22 at the home of Kay Brown at 7 p.m. 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 Sharon Ingram at 321-2849. We Want your Junk! The children in the Summer Program are Going Green and want to reuse your old household items to turn into art projects. Some of the things they are looking for are: plastic and glass jars-preferably with lids, 20 oz. sport drink bottles, colored paper or plastic plates, Kleenex boxes, unused plastic straws, aluminum pie pans, milk are looking for any crafting supplies such as yarn, knitting needles, crochet hooks, candles, stickers, material, shoe laces, unused scrapbooking supplies and sewing supplies. Please make sure items have been cleaned out prior to donation. They are located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Please call 893-1068 with any questions.
32 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS Technology Programs One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 ameSalon: Tuesdays, 3 5 pm. Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Learn how! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with 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, 893-1073. Adult/All Ages Programs Citizenship Classes: Mondays, 5:00 7:00 pm. FMI, contact Adriana Santos, 727-222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-360-9069. Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: Thursdays, 4:30 6 pm. FMI: call 727-238-1688. Meditation Classes: Saturdays, 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. UPDATE: after class on Aug. 18, sessions will resume on Sept. 1. Preregister at the Reference Desk. FMI, call 893-1073. Voter Registration Training for Volunteers: Saturday, August 18, & Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1:00 2:30 pm. Voter Registration: Friday, Aug. 24, 10 am noon, Volunteers will be onsite to register/update. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, August 16, 10:00 am. Discussion of Slaughterhouse-5, by Kurt Vonnegut, over coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. Please call 893-1073 FMI. An Evening with Tim Dorsey: Thursday, September 13, 7:00pm. Spend an evening with the local best selling author. Seating is limited, contact the library to reserve your seat today! (727)893-1074. Children/Family Programs StoryTime: Thursdays, 10:30 11:00 am, Diann shares picture books and activities selected for preschoolers. Youth Services area around the rocking chair by the Easy books. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, free popcorn provided by the Library! FMI, call 893-1073. Teen Programs Anime Afternoons: Grand Finale!! Friday, August 10 at 2:00 pm. For ages 12 and up. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. FMI, contact Sheri, 727-893-1074. ***Starting in September look for a different teen program every Wednesday at 2:00PM!*** ACTIVITIES Open Gym Tues. 6.-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res. PROGRAMS 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE PROGRAM: Registrations for the 2012-2013 School Year Child Care Program continue for children who will be entering Kindergarten thru age 14. Nonrefundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours of registration are MondayFriday from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. 2012-2013 TOT TIME PROGRAM PREREGISTRATION: Pre-registration for the 2012-2013 Tot Time Program are currently being accepted. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A non-refundable annual registration fee of $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents is required to secure a spot. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. The Tot Time Program is a pre-school, hands-on program for children ages 3-5. The program aims to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them for Kinderoptions are available. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Classes begin September 4th, 2012 and is limited to 10 children. Call 893-1068 for more information. 2012-2013 VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) PROGRAM: Pre-registration for the 2012-2013 VPK Program are currently being accepted. VPK is FREE for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. and the child must receive a Tuesday, September 4th and is limited to 10 children. Contact the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. at 4004411 for questions or call the Recreation Center at 893-1068 for more details. 2012-2013 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers monthly 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/$22 non-res. CLASSES Call instructor for more information. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 p.m. & 7:45-8:45. Call 482-2125 for more info poli at 813-855-3112. Diane at 459-1399. 748-6612 Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276 hood Center, Wed., 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. Tamara at 512-2763. 727-748-6612 TOMLINSON SKATE PARK All skaters/bicyclists MUST purchase a 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 non-residents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17 years of age or younger MUST have a Gulfport Recreation Center which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Availability to register: Monday Friday, 9 a.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October 1, 2011 September 30, 2012. Bicycles permitted on SUNDAYS only.Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070ELVIS A Concert Experience starring Jim Jinelli Sun., Aug. 19, 1:30pm Tks $15 Available at Casino or www.elvisconcert.com 727-560-5009 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., Aug. 19, 6-10pm, $7 WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday 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 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068 Senior Center5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237SPECIAL EVENTS Disaster Planning Presentation: Dont miss this fun and interactive Disaster Preparedness Presentation by the American Red Cross on Mon. Aug. 20 at 1:30pm. Refreshments provided. Bridge Club: Bridge Club is held every Tuesday at 2pm and every Thursday at 1:30pm. Bring a friend! Looking for Men!: If you are a male and not a current Senior Center member, consider yourself invited to our Free Mens Day on Wed. Aug. 22. Enjoy a free slice of pizza and join others to watch a Rays baseball game on our wide screen TV at 1:10pm. Come early for a tour of our facility which will include a free tryout on the Fitness Center exercise equipment. Bring a friend! Coming Soon! Game & Card Party : Come join our 3rd annual Card & Game Party on Wednesday, August 29, 2-5pm. Join a table or bring friends to make up prizes, opportunity baskets, etc. Tickets health & wellness programs. Tickets available at the Senior Center or online at www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org. Flea Market: Time for another Flea Market on Fri. Sept. 7, 9am-noon. We have an ongoing need for gently used jewelry, bric-a-brac, small household goods, etc. Due to lack of space we are unable to accept clothing, books and electronic items. Two Chefs Cooking for You! Two Chefs from the Fountains of Boca Ciega Bay want to cook an excellent meal for YOU at the Senior Center on Wed. Sept. 19 at 1:30pm. Must call 893-2237 or 8931231 to reserve a seat. No walk-ins. Space limited. Admission: Only $2.00. Senior Trips: Looking for day trips? How about the Hard Rock Casino on Sept. 12 ($15 for free play and $5 food voucher); Aug. 21 ($55 includes indoor buffet); Florida Aquarium on Sept. 4 at $46; Rat Pack Lounge on Sept. 6 at Broadway Palm in Fort Myers, $72. Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for details on these and other upcoming events. SPECIAL SERVICES Used Cell Phones Needed : The Senior Center collects used cell phones to distribute to seniors for 911 emergency calls. We can also recycle defective phones. Thanks for thinking of us! Emergency Evacuation Forms: If an emergency evacuation order is issued and you have no transportation to a public shelter, please contact the Senior Center for an application to make the ride to the shelter possible. The Senior Center can also provide a list of things you will need to take with you. Dont wait until the last minute. Be prepared. Community Law Program : Volunteer attorneys will assist clients over 60 years of age with wills, living wills, powers of attorney and health care surrogates at the Senior Center on Fri. Aug. 17 at 9:30am. No appointment needed. Must meet age/income criteria. Call 582-7480 for more info. Free Phones for Hearing Impaired: Deaf and Hearing Connection will distribute phones for hearing impaired Floridians on Tues. August 21 at 9:30am. If you already have a phone provided by Deaf & Hearing Connection that is not working properly, this would be the time to exchange it. Please bring your paperwork. 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 company! If you are heading for the beach, stop at the Senior Center to pick up a boxed lunch. Call 8932259 to place your order. Transportation Service: Need a ride to the beauty shop, grocery store, doctors appointment? How about a ride to visit a friend? GEMS Door-todoor 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 Classes: are offered on at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 893-1231 or 893-2237 to register. Support Groups Diabetic Support Group on Mondays at 9:30am Caregivers: Every Wed. at 2pm More Activities To view the Senior Center calendar in its entirety, please log onto HYPERLINK http://www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 33 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS Technology Programs One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 ameSalon: Tuesdays, 3 5 pm. Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Learn how! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with 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, 893-1073. Adult/All Ages Programs Citizenship Classes: Mondays, 5:00 7:00 pm. FMI, contact Adriana Santos, 727-222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email email@example.com. Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-360-9069. Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: Thursdays, 4:30 6 pm. FMI: call 727-238-1688. Meditation Classes: Saturdays, 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. UPDATE: after class on Aug. 18, sessions will resume on Sept. 1. Preregister at the Reference Desk. FMI, call 893-1073. Voter Registration Training for Volunteers: Saturday, August 18, & Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1:00 2:30 pm. Voter Registration: Friday, Aug. 24, 10 am noon, Volunteers will be onsite to register/update. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, August 16, 10:00 am. Discussion of Slaughterhouse-5, by Kurt Vonnegut, over coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. Please call 893-1073 FMI. An Evening with Tim Dorsey: Thursday, September 13, 7:00pm. Spend an evening with the local best selling author. Seating is limited, contact the library to reserve your seat today! (727)893-1074. Children/Family Programs StoryTime: Thursdays, 10:30 11:00 am, Diann shares picture books and activities selected for preschoolers. Youth Services area around the rocking chair by the Easy books. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, free popcorn provided by the Library! FMI, call 893-1073. Teen Programs Anime Afternoons: Grand Finale!! Friday, August 10 at 2:00 pm. For ages 12 and up. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. FMI, contact Sheri, 727-893-1074. ***Starting in September look for a different teen program every Wednesday at 2:00PM!***ACTIVITIES Open Gym Tues. 6.-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res. PROGRAMS 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE PROGRAM: Registrations for the 2012-2013 School Year Child Care Program continue for children who will be entering Kindergarten thru age 14. Nonrefundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours of registration are MondayFriday from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. 2012-2013 TOT TIME PROGRAM PREREGISTRATION: Pre-registration for the 2012-2013 Tot Time Program are currently being accepted. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A non-refundable annual registration fee of $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents is required to secure a spot. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. The Tot Time Program is a pre-school, hands-on program for children ages 3-5. The program aims to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them for Kinderoptions are available. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Classes begin September 4th, 2012 and is limited to 10 children. Call 893-1068 for more information. 2012-2013 VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) PROGRAM: Pre-registration for the 2012-2013 VPK Program are currently being accepted. VPK is FREE for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. and the child must receive a Tuesday, September 4th and is limited to 10 children. Contact the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. at 4004411 for questions or call the Recreation Center at 893-1068 for more details. 2012-2013 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers monthly 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/$22 non-res. CLASSES Call instructor for more information. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 p.m. & 7:45-8:45. Call 482-2125 for more info poli at 813-855-3112. Diane at 459-1399. 748-6612 Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276 hood Center, Wed., 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. Tamara at 512-2763. 727-748-6612 TOMLINSON SKATE PARK All skaters/bicyclists MUST purchase a 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 non-residents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17 years of age or younger MUST have a Gulfport Recreation Center which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Availability to register: Monday Friday, 9 a.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October 1, 2011 September 30, 2012. Bicycles permitted on SUNDAYS only.Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070ELVIS A Concert Experience starring Jim Jinelli Sun., Aug. 19, 1:30pm Tks $15 Available at Casino or www.elvisconcert.com 727-560-5009 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., Aug. 19, 6-10pm, $7 WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday 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 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068 Senior Center5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237 SPECIAL EVENTS Disaster Planning Presentation: Dont miss this fun and interactive Disaster Preparedness Presentation by the American Red Cross on Mon. Aug. 20 at 1:30pm. Refreshments provided. Bridge Club: Bridge Club is held every Tuesday at 2pm and every Thursday at 1:30pm. Bring a friend! Looking for Men!: If you are a male and not a current Senior Center member, consider yourself invited to our Free Mens Day on Wed. Aug. 22. Enjoy a free slice of pizza and join others to watch a Rays baseball game on our wide screen TV at 1:10pm. Come early for a tour of our facility which will include a free tryout on the Fitness Center exercise equipment. Bring a friend! Coming Soon! Game & Card Party : Come join our 3rd annual Card & Game Party on Wednesday, August 29, 2-5pm. Join a table or bring friends to make up prizes, opportunity baskets, etc. Tickets health & wellness programs. Tickets available at the Senior Center or online at www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org. Flea Market: Time for another Flea Market on Fri. Sept. 7, 9am-noon. We have an ongoing need for gently used jewelry, bric-a-brac, small household goods, etc. Due to lack of space we are unable to accept clothing, books and electronic items. Two Chefs Cooking for You! Two Chefs from the Fountains of Boca Ciega Bay want to cook an excellent meal for YOU at the Senior Center on Wed. Sept. 19 at 1:30pm. Must call 893-2237 or 8931231 to reserve a seat. No walk-ins. Space limited. Admission: Only $2.00. Senior Trips: Looking for day trips? How about the Hard Rock Casino on Sept. 12 ($15 for free play and $5 food voucher); Aug. 21 ($55 includes indoor buffet); Florida Aquarium on Sept. 4 at $46; Rat Pack Lounge on Sept. 6 at Broadway Palm in Fort Myers, $72. Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for details on these and other upcoming events. SPECIAL SERVICES Used Cell Phones Needed : The Senior Center collects used cell phones to distribute to seniors for 911 emergency calls. We can also recycle defective phones. Thanks for thinking of us! Emergency Evacuation Forms: If an emergency evacuation order is issued and you have no transportation to a public shelter, please contact the Senior Center for an application to make the ride to the shelter possible. The Senior Center can also provide a list of things you will need to take with you. Dont wait until the last minute. Be prepared. Community Law Program : Volunteer attorneys will assist clients over 60 years of age with wills, living wills, powers of attorney and health care surrogates at the Senior Center on Fri. Aug. 17 at 9:30am. No appointment needed. Must meet age/income criteria. Call 582-7480 for more info. Free Phones for Hearing Impaired: Deaf and Hearing Connection will distribute phones for hearing impaired Floridians on Tues. August 21 at 9:30am. If you already have a phone provided by Deaf & Hearing Connection that is not working properly, this would be the time to exchange it. Please bring your paperwork. 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 company! If you are heading for the beach, stop at the Senior Center to pick up a boxed lunch. Call 8932259 to place your order. Transportation Service: Need a ride to the beauty shop, grocery store, doctors appointment? How about a ride to visit a friend? GEMS Door-todoor 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 Classes: are offered on at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 893-1231 or 893-2237 to register. Support Groups Diabetic Support Group on Mondays at 9:30am Caregivers: Every Wed. at 2pm More Activities To view the Senior Center calendar in its entirety, please log onto HYPERLINK http://www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org
34 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Why not an Educational Olympics? Why not have an Olympics of the mind? We've watched, the last two weeks with much excitement and fanfare, a display of the stamina, speed of the bodies of the world's greatest athletes. Oh, that we could observe the brilliance of the world's greatest minds covering hundreds of subjects. Certainly, the world's greatest producers, promoters and teachers could create events to capture the public's imagination. I write this half in fantasy, but not in jest. We need excitement about education. We need competition within the public education system. We need to value education and learning and skills of the mind as high as we value the physical abilities of people. No, I don't mean handing out pay raises to teachers and increasing scholarships for students. We need to create the excitement about the wonders of the mind. And, we need to do it in mass proportions just as we have with sports. To some extent we do this with music which truly permeates our culture. there is recognition and rewards. We start this in grade school, we ourselves into stadiums to hear it, we wire our heads to listen to it, and we pay millions to the performers. hard work and discipline, it requires coaching and standards, it creates excitement. Not all people make it. Not all are equal in performance. But, it's an exciting race. Can we raise academic achievement to that level? Well, the Olympics go back a few years. According to Wikipedia and a few other sources, the Olympics supposedly started in 776 BC and lasted until 300 something AD (they were too pagan). They were revived in France in the late 1800s. An academic of education has to start sometime. Why not start around the years 2012-2013? It can be argued that we already have competition in education. We take tests; fortunately, we still have spelling bees, the closest to public competition; we publish honor rolls; we recognize achievements and standings; we award scholarships; and the better performers ultimately are chosen for the higher paying jobs. It's all true, but it's all a little ho-hum. Honor rolls don't have standings. Individuals are lumped in groups. Test scores are private so as not to embarrass those who didn't do well. I just can't visualize a pump test scores are handed out. Some private schools do have more competition. Japanese schools used to have a near mind-blowing competitive factor that, in recent years, has been put down as too stressful, too competitive, too demanding. The Chinese (and other Asians) have been so competitive on the college level that there is a complaint that many isolate themselves and lack social skills. That's not unlike athletes whose only focus is sports and whose life's interest are so narrow that they There are always excesses. However, I don't think we would be in danger of an excess of education. And, there are enough educational subjects math, literature, history, and all the sub-subjects as well as technical or mechanical subjects so that not many students would be left out. Competition can also be for broad or deep knowledge of a subject, speed of response, and, always, accuracy. Competition can be in written form (computer or pencil) or oral. Like sports, make it fun, while still insisting on discipline and study. I'm always amazed that professional athletes who have barely made it through school, can absorb multipage play books, instructions, and perform mental tasks while being shoved around. Hey, few people are truly stupid. While minds are not all equal anymore than bodies are all equal, all minds have the ability to learn and the capacity to retain. Expectation, training and discipline are major components of performance. We need to start out day one with high expectations and high support for making students recognize their own capabilities. Encouragement is always an element of good coaching and so is expectation and discipline and self study. So, I'm for some competitive mental games leading to an Olympic stage. It would be good for students. It would be good for teachers who get recognition and ultimately rewards. It would make education more fun. It's a mind set that we can't get started on soon enough. Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 35 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Lunch 11-3 Ron's Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast 8:30-11am Kitchen Closed Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Kitchen Open 11-2pm Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Lunch Served 11am-3pm Rons Karaoke 7pm THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Bar Bingo 7 pm Food served Fish & Chicken 6-8pm Les on Guitar 6:30-9:30pm Steak Dinner 6-8pm Geno 6:30-9:30pm Steak-O 1pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Barry Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm Reg Mtg. 6pm Pizza available all day Wednesday Dinner Special 6-8pm Baringo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am Phone 727-367-1596 email firstname.lastname@example.org 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. Steak-ums to local students. 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
36 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 By Matthew Margolis Canine 911 Emergencies are rarely convenient. Heart attacks happen on honeymoons. Strokes strike in the dead of night. Humans have entrenched systems to accommodate these events: dispatchers, ambulances, paramedics, emergency rooms. Thankfully, so do dogs. Emergency animal hospitals are where we turn when things go wrong with our animals after hours. Only Hollywood gets to plan its disasters head to tail. The rest of us have to plan for the possibilities. Having a good emergency clinic on speed dial is as important as having a diligent vet for regular checkups and maintenance. I was reminded of this recently when I had a scare myself. Something was wrong with my German shepherd, Nilo. He was listless. His breathing was labored. My heart sank. It was a Sunday. Ive had sick dogs. Ive had injured dogs. Ive lost dogs to cancer. Needless to say, I was worried and anxious as I helped Nilo into the car and drove him to Mother Lode Pet Emergency Clinic in Shingle Springs, Calif. Stepping into the clinic, I was probably more nervous than Nilo, whos a pretty smooth operator in most circumstances. But on this day, he wasnt feeling well, which was obvious -and not only to me. Within seconds of our arrival, we were greeted by a nurse. Nurse Pug. She approached Nilo calmly, looked him over with gentle eyes and then and rolled onto her back. Ill never forget her soft fawn coat, her sweet, smooshed pug face or the way she seemed to say to Nilo, Dont worry. Itll be OK. Nurse Pug will take good care of you until the doctor can examine you. Turns out Nurse Pug is the antidote to waiting room disorder, the symptoms of which include nausea, digestive upset, dry mouth or extreme drooling, depending on the species. But Nurse Pug was just the beginning. Dr. Heidi Hilleary and vet tech Tessa were on duty that day. These two embody the Mother Lode mission: to provide comprehensive and compassionate expert emergency pet care. Nilo was in competent, caring hands, and that meant the world to me. When all was said and done, Nilos blood work was good. Hes healthy and at home. He has a little arthritis creeping in, which was likely the source of his discomfort. Nothing we cant manage. Can you hear my sigh of relief? The whole experience served as a reminder to me to 1) encourage dog owners to keep the number of a good emergency animal clinic on hand and 2) thank these people for the great service they provide. The people -and the pug -at Mother Lode made all the difference, and I know there are veterinarians, technicians and support staff in emergency animal hospitals across the country who work crazy hours and provide huge relief: a place to go when crisis comes at an inconvenient dedication. Thank you, Dr. Hilleary. Thank you, tech Tessa. Thank you, Nurse Pug. Thank you all.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 37 Ella is a 12 week old female. She is a fearless climber and all around lover. If you looking for an action kittyshe's the one! Ella has been spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, and ready to come home with you! Visit Ella at Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd Street S. in St. Petersburg. Call 727328-7738 or visit www.petpalanimalshelter.com. Pet Pal Animal Shelter Looking for the perfect companion? Then Colette is your girl. She is the ultimate lap cat and loves to be showered with attention. She wants nothing more than to be by your side, She gets along great with dogs but wants to be your only feline. You cannot get a better companion than this sweet www.saveourstraysinc.com to check out SOS's other lovely felines. Save Our Strays Limbo ChihuahuasLou Lou is a cute 7 pound Chihuahua who is about 3 years old. Although he can be shy at times, he does like to play. He was raised in a crate and often likes to stay in his crate. Lou has learned to use potty pads and does go outside, too. He would do will with a loving family who could encourage his growth and help him to get out of his shell. Lou Lou is a good dog who has a lot of potential. To learn more about Lou Lou, please email Megan at email@example.com or call her at 727-423-0226 or apply on the website, www.limbochihuahuas.yolasite.com. SPCA Pet of the WeekMeet Dozer, a Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix. He is 6 years young and very handsome. He has lived with both other dogs and cats alike. He is not much for toys, but he loves to Man's Best Friend! Adopt Dozer today at SPCA Tampa Bay; 9099 130th Avenue N. in Largo. SPCATampaBay.org. 2012-2013 TotTime Program Ongoing pre-registrations are currently being accepted for the 2012-2013 Tot Time Program. The Tot Time Program is a pre-school, hands-on program for children ages 3-5. The program aims to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them for Kindergarten. Two, are available. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents. Program hours are from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. Classes begin September 4, 2012. Call 893-1068 for more information. Register for Little League Gulfport Little League is now taking registrations for the Fall Ball Season. Sign up on-line at www. gulfportlittleleague.net or in person Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6-7 p.m. upstairs. If you need further information please call Bruce Ward 727-327-7383.
38 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 8/3 Neighbor Problem5700 Blk 31st Ave. S. Animal Call2100 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Trespass2500 Blk 54th St. S. Theft3100 Blk 50th St. S. Theft2200 Blk 49th St. S. Civil Matter5900 Blk 15th Ave. S. Theft51st St. & 29th Ave. S. Person Under Inuence31st Ave. & 54th St. S. Domestic5100 Blk Pine Grove Terr. S. Injunction Violation3100 Blk 56th St. S. Prowler5100 Blk 14th Ave. S. Assault/Battery2300 Blk Premier Dr. S. Saturday 8/4 Disturbance5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Person Under Inuence800 Blk Gray St. S. Person Under InuenceBeach Blvd. & Essex Ave. S. Person Under Inuence53rd St. & Gulfport Blvd. S. Burglary Residence700 Blk 51st St. S. Burglary3100 Blk 53rd St. S. Assault/Battery57th St. & Shore Blvd. S. Civil Matter1600 Blk Gray St. S. Civil Matter5000 Blk 29th Ave. S. Civil Matter1400 Blk York St. S. Disturbance5600 Blk 59th St. S. Noise2500 Blk 59th St. S. Sunday 8/5 Theft5100 Blk 13th Ave. S. Person Under Inuence5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Hit & Run2000 Blk 53rd St. S. Civil Matter5700 Blk 21st Ave. S. Monday 8/6 Prowler1600 Blk 55th St. S. Animal Call700 Blk 60th St. S. Animal Call4900 Blk 27th Ave. S. Burglary5100 Blk 28th Ave. S. Domestic5700 Blk 19th Ave. S. Animal Call18th Ave. & 52nd St. S. Person Under Inuence5700 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Tuesday 8/7 Burglary1000 Blk 55th St. S. Vandalism5700 Blk 15th Ave. S. Animal Call5100 Blk 16th Ave. S. Animal Call5700 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Wednesday 8/8 Animal Call2600 Blk Tifton St. S. Neighbor Problem5100 Blk 16th Ave. S. Theft4900 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Drug Call2000 Blk 49th St. S. Civil Matter1800 Blk 50th St. S. Thursday 8/9 Civil Matter5000 Blk Tangerine Ave. S. Domestic5700 Blk 19th Ave. S. Armed Person1000 Blk 49th St. S. Civil Matter2600 Blk 46th St. S. Assist Other Agency5400 Blk Jersey Ave. S. Trafc Hazard/Obstruction2000 Blk 52nd St. S. Crime Watch Meeting Please join us for a Q & A session with Gulfport Police Chief Rob Vincent and Gulfport Police Operations Commander Lt. Josh Stone on August 18th at 4 p.m. in the Gulfport Neighborhood Center (1617 49th Street S.) All Gulfport residents are invited to come and ask questions or share their concerns regarding crime in their neighborhood. Meeting is hosted by the Zone 1 Crime Watch Group.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 39 Try your hand at Sudoku Players Offer Season Tickets How would you like to get a great deal on season tickets to all Community Players new season? Yes, thats right. Five, full length productions at the Catherine A. Hickman Theater of Gulfport, for just $60. Thats a $15 savings! Thats like getting to see one play for free! You can. Just call them at 727322-0316 and leave your name and your phone number and their ticket lady, Cathy Culler, will get back to you. A reminder: the cutoff date to get these season tickets is October 15th, so make that call soon and take advantage of this offer. Dont miss out on this one! Heres the play line-up for the Gulfport Community Players 20122013 Season: World, an Irish drama by J.M. Synge, running from Nov. 8th 18th, 2012. Shores, running from Jan. 10th 27th, 2013. by Stephen Malatratt, running from Feb. 21st March 10th, 2013 by George Feydeau and adapted by Frank Galati, running from April 11th 21st, 2013 Play Festival, short comedies and dramas, running from July 11th 21st, 2013 Now that you know what youll be seeing, grab your phone and make that call! Join the crowds for more great live theater from the Gulfport Community Players in their new season. See you at the Hickman! Community Players, please visit their website at: http://www. gulfportcommunityplayers.org. It is packed with information and photos from their past plays. Learn to Round Dance Suncoast Squares gives Round Dance lessons every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at King Of Peace Church, 3150 5th Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. Cost is $2.50 for the hour lesson. All are welcome. Visit firstname.lastname@example.org or 727599-1440.
40 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. What are the Responsibilities of a Successor Trustee? The use of a revocable living trust to receive the assets of a deceased trust settlor without requiring formal Probate Court approval. A named successor trustee in a trust document has certain responsibilities which should be performed in the administration of the trust. Some of the ordinary and necessary steps which a successor trustee should take in lawful and proper trust administration are: A. The trust document should be interpretation as well as each trust amendment; B. The implementation of the substitution of the successor trustee should be accomplished; C. Interested persons concerning the administration of the trust should be served with the required notices in a proper and timely fashion; D. A successor trustee has a legal duty to protect, insure and manage trust assets and may have liability for the improper accomplishment of these legal duties; F. A successor trustee has an assets in accordance with the prudent investor rule; G. A successor trustee is responsible to make any contributions due to the personal representative of the deceased settlor's estate in order to pay for creditor claims, administrative expenses and/or estate taxes; H. A successor trustee has an obligation to inform and account to that is lawfully documented; I. A successor trustee has a responsibility to make payment or compromise any claims made by creditors against trust assets; J. A successor trustee is required a timely and proper manner and is liable to ensure that all due taxes are paid; K. A successor trustee is required the personal representative of the deceased settlor's estate has not from the State of Florida; L. A successor trustee is required to distribute income and/or principal to trust and is required to fund any further trusts provided for in the trust document; and M. A successor trustee is obligated to perform all trust administration should avoid self-dealing, prejudice trustee has a duty of impartiality in the performance of obligations to the The above is only a partial list of the duties of a successor trustee after a settlor of a trust passes on. Most of the successor trustee's duties should be accomplished with the guidance and assistance of competent legal counsel. Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson St. Petersburg, Florida. The teleMyers 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 speconsult an attorney.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 41 Diet, Exercise, Love: One Mans Key to Long Life In nine months, I turn 70. I often ask myself, why am I so healthy? I feel so full of energy and able to do as much as or more than I did at age 40. My secret, I believe, is that I mostly eat right. I am overweight but not obese -no matter how hard I try, this is the best I am going to do -and I walk my dog briskly seven days a week for about 30 minutes. I am very hopeful about the future and the plenty of opportunities available to make work and days interesting and exciting, with the sense that I can continue to make a difference. I will never retire. Most importantly, I give love and respect to and receive it from the many individuals I work with daily and for whom I have great affection. I strive to be successful as a physician by genuinely and truly loving my patients. I work particularly hard on love -the ones who never get better, question your every suggestion, are often rude and usually frustrated. These are the patients who are doctor shoppers and more than anyone else need someone who will never give up on them. No question, love is the key to happiness, health and longevity. It exists in many forms: in our faith, the love we have for our patients, students, workers and friends. Love is a powerful health tonic. And an important new study shows if you want to live long and live well, do not be a curmudgeon. People who are kind, loving, considerate, laugh a lot and are friendly to everyone are twice as likely to make it to the ripe old age of 100. Do not bottle up your feelings and if possible, do not speak ill of others. These personality traits may well be genetic -the most powerful predictor of living to 100 is the ages at which your parents died. Being sweet, kind, good and living long may all be gifts inherited from your parents. But if seek help and try to change. Your life will be better and may be longer. Love people, love life, love your work, be a kind and good person and longevity is all but assured. But people with all these wonderful attributes can lose much and become lonely. And new research in the Archives of Internal Medicine documents the powerful negative effects of loneliness. For example, in a study of 45,000 people who had a heart attack, patients who lived alone were 24 percent more likely to die during a four-year follow-up period than those who lived with a spouse or a roommate. But living alone does not mean that you are lonely. Many people are perfectly content to be by themselves, love their own company and cope well. However, those individuals who reported that they were lonely were 46 percent more likely to die than those who did not say they were lonely. Lonely people are far more likely to be depressed, be sedentary, eat poorly and have poor health habits such as smoking or drinking. It is not surprising, therefore, that life expectancy is reduced. Any man in a long-standing, loving and intimate relationship has a 50 percent chance of living 10 years longer than a man living a relationship as well, but only by three years. Married men are more likely to have medical checkups, wear a seat belt, drink in moderation, be compliant with medications, eat right and exercise. And if the woman dies before her husband, he has a 30 percent chance of death within a year. Studies also indicate that the happier the marriage, the more quickly the widower remarries. By contrast, many women state that they were married to the best partner and no other man could ever match up. My advice, however, is to remember that as we grow older, loneliness becomes a threat and companionship, tonic for a longer and better life.
42 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Supporting the TroopsPictured (L-R) : Joe & Susan Nette, owners of Nette's Garage in St. Pete Beach and Marcello Rafaniello, owner of Gennaro's Italian Restaurant in Pass-aGrille. Not pictured: Debbie & Rob Stambaugh, owners of Silas' Steakhouse in St. Pete Beach. Three area businesses were honored by Congressman Bill Young for their contributions to St. Pete Beach Support Our Troops. Each was given a City of Gulfport offers VPK There are 6 spots available for the 2012-2013 VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) Program. Preregistrations are currently being accepted at the Gulfport Recreation Center. The VPK Program is FREE for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. and the child must program is being offered in addition to Tot Time, which is for children who are between the ages of 3-5 and potty trained. Both of these programs will start on Tuesday, September 4th and is limited to 10 children each. Contact the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. at 400-4411 for questions or call the Recreation Center at 893-1068 for more details. Fresh Market Collects Pantry DonationsGULFPORTThe Gulfport Merchants Association continues to collect donations of non-perishable food, toiletries and personal needs to be distributed to the Gulfport Senior Center Pantry. Bring your donations to the Gulfport Merchants Association tent each Tuesday during the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market, on Beach Blvd. below 29th Ave. South, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each week. The Pantry, which offers food and other needed items to struggling Gulfport individuals and families, is in great need of donations to keep up with the needs of its clients. The stock of items on Pantry shelves has been greatly diminished during summer and new donations will be much appreciated.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 43 Keep Gulfport Weird Mini Triathlon Plans are under way for the upcoming Keep Gulfport Weird Mini Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, September 29, same day as the Tangerine Blues Fest. This route connects the 49th St. Redevelopment District with the Waterfront area. The course will incorporate in order, a one mile run, three mile bike and 1/4 mile swim. The run will begin at the church parking lot of 5424 Gulfport Blvd. S., then, bike around the Clymer Park Greenways to Shore the beach from Shelter #7 to the Gulfport Casino. The race is designed to be short enough to invite participation from individually or in teams, and is intended to be simply for fun. The competitive component is not the priority, but rather the gathering of community in the spirit of having fun and getting outdoors. If you would like to participate as a volunteer, your assistance is key for the success of this event. Business sponsors are also welcomed prize giveaways during this fun event. If you would like to volunteer, or if your business is interested in participating, please contact Gail Biron at 727-893-1118. This year, everyone who registers gets a cool lime green t-shirt with the new logo. Registration is $10 per person. To get a registration, stop by the City Hall at 2401 53rd St. S. or get your registration online at www.mygulfport.us and scroll down to latest news under Keep Gulfport Weird Triathlon. All Registration forms must be turned in by 9/21/12 to complete shirt order. No t-shirts will be available if you register the day of the event. Get in on the fun, then more at Tangerine Blues Fest!
44 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Gulfport Pirates Start First SeasonBy Cathy Salustri The Gulfport Pirate cheerleaders get the crowd excited at last Friday nights pep rally. The pirates will play 10 games this season. running laps, and by the look on his face the 12-year-old was ready to quit or with his coach. The coach, a volunteer with the newly-formed Gulfport Pirates, spoke to Marcus in low tones. A few minutes later Marcus rejoined his new teammates. That was months ago. Friday night, Marcus remained a Pirate. He, with his dad, attended the pep rally at the Gulfport Recreation Center. He admitted team. I wanted to play with the rest of the boys, he said. I wanted to show my talents playing football. Friday in Sarasota. They play the Seminoles. The season ends in November. Lions Announce Labor Day Fish Fry Are you ready for Labor Day? The annual Gulfport Lions Labor Day Fish Fry is being set up for you on Monday, September 3rd, served by the Lions of Gulfport at their den at 4630 Tifton Drive S., in Gulfport, right behind the Marina (directions: south on 49th Street to the end, turn left), from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and it is open to the public as are all of their food events. And yes, they changed their hours this year. This event will be held rain or shine. The menu features a great supply of freshly fried pollack, homemade hush puppies and cole slaw, baked beans, tarter and cocktail sauce, coffee and iced tea. At a cost of just $8 per person, for all you can eat, you can bring the entire family. Children under 10 are half-price. Tickets will be sold at the door or contact your local Lion friends. This is a BYOB event and remember it is open to the public. This is one of their Activities Projects, with all of the proceeds generated to be allocated to their community outreach programs, especially Sight First activities, as are all of their fundraising projects (Spaghetti Suppers, Pancake Breakfasts 6, and Shrimp Boil). Please make sure you are a part of this popular annual event, and dont forget they will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast on October 6th. If you need further directions on the day of the event, call them at 515-7509. 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 Augusts program includes: Knots August 21 and Weather August 28. Cost is $40 for 13 weeks and includes new 400-pages of materials. Call Jim at 360-4846.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 45 Get Ready for Gecko Fest Its time to get your Gecko on! The popular Gecko Fest, Gulfports whimsical send off to summer, will take place on Saturday, September 1st from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Imagine Mardi Gras meets the Renaissance where strolling street characters, stage musicians, performing artists and merchants with all types of weird and wonderful wares come together and captivate the crowds throughout the waterfront district. Over 30,000 attendees and up to 200 artisans, craftsmen and quirky vendors will be appearing at this years 12th annual celebration. Roving characters provided by Your Total Entertainment, who will be roaming the streets and interacting Gecko Goddess and the Gecko Court. Live musical entertainment will be provided on two main stages from line up to date is; Circle 4 Band, Tropical Disturbance, Casey Allen, The Paul Anthony Band, Bing Futch, The Wrenchers, The Noisemakers and Urban Gypsies. The Kids Zone, provided by Spotlight Amusements will be bigger and better than ever, taking up one full city block. Dont forget this is an audience participation event especially the walking parade at 6 p.m. think whimsical, colorful, wacky, noisy, and costumed. Parade staging begins at 5:30 in front of the Gulfport Casino at 5500 Shore Boulevard S. Registration is not required. Just join in at the Casino or anywhere along the Beach Blvd parade route. Costume contests will take place following the parade. Costume categories this year will include best Hooray for Geckowood! themed costume, best decorated hat and best overall, for both children and adults. Prizes include trophies created by local artist Owen Patch. The day culminates in Gulfports famous Street Dance at 8 p.m., featuring The Urban Gypsies. Bring your beach chairs and dancing shoes, and help celebrate our 12th Anniversary! At the time of this printing vendor up fast. Several basic categories are already sold out. If you would like to be considered for the 2012 event of the year do not delay. This family friendly event is presented by the Gulfport Merchants Association and sponsored by The City of Gulfport, The Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, SO49, Florida Re-bath GEICO, Tobacco Free Florida, Gulfport Patch, Tampa Bay Times, tbt* and Cox Media Group and there is no admission fee for a full day of fun for everyone. For more information, please visit www.Gulfportma.com, www. geckofest.com or call 727-322-5217.
46 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Lithuanian-American Lunch this Thursday The Lithuanian-American Club at 4880 46 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg is serving lunch every Thursday at 1 p.m. The cost is $7. Angele, the cook, is back from Lithuania. By popular request this Thursday she is making Koldunai (meat dumplings) saltibarsciai (cold beet soup) dessert and coffee. On August 30, the club will be having a Lithuanian Craft and Food Sale featuring aricles made with amber and imported Lithuanian food goods as well as homemade baked goods. As usual, they have Lithuanian beer and homemade bread to buy every Thursday. Call Vida at 866-7936 for more information. Everyone is welcome. CTK Needs School Clothes Clothes to Kids has an immediate, critical need for boys and young mens shorts, long pants, jeans and athletic shoes. Clothes To Kids serves low-income children from Kindergarten through 12th grade and they are especially low in sizes 6 to 16. Uniform pants and shirts white, blue and light blue are needed to support the 32 schools requiring uniforms this year. Clothes To Kids will provide more than 300 wardrobes every week during this busy Back-to-School time. Please donate today. Making an appointment is easy. In South County call 727-327-7100 (St. Pete store) and in North County call 727-441-5050. 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 Third Ave. N., Suite 145. Cash donations are also needed for purchasing clothing in short supply and new underwear. Volunteers always welcomed. organization provides free clothing to low-income, school-age children in Pinellas County, free of charge. For more information, please call 441-5050 or visit our website at www.ClothesToKids.org.
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 47 Gecko SeasonHang onto your hats, folks, its Gecko Season. I saw Shipyard Pumpkinhead ale in the grocery store two days ago, which means that our lovely faceof-the-sun-hot summer will start to wind itself down shortly, and after the kids go back to school the geckos will come out. Because Im not like most of the world and if youre a Gulfportian, youre not, either pumpkins and geckos are all somehow tied together in my mind. Thanks to the marketing machine that feels the need to start showing us Halloween stuff about three minutes after the last Fourth Halloween is just around the corner. Of course, if these marketing geniuses lived anywhere near Gulfport, they would realize theyve missed the boat on a major holiday that falls between Independence Day and Halloween: GeckoFest. Which is why I say to you now, forget Halloween for a while longer, because its Gecko Season, yall. See, the way I look at it, Gulfport has four seasons. No, not those boring traditional seasons theyre lackluster and way too northern for how we do things down here. In Gulfport, we start the year with Election Season (honestly, my least favorite, because its unreasonably cold and I spend the bulk of my time sorting through political donkey excrement). By the time we elect new leaders in March, were well into Festival Season. Our mayor puts it most succinctly: Gulfport celebrates everything but water bill day. Ive always suspected thats only because to squeeze in the celebration. After out how its going to foot the bill for another year of small town living at Thats where we are now, Budget Season, although were almost through and then we can turn to Geckos. Im not going to talk about the budget, because lets all be honest with each other, sometimes its exhausting to think about politics and money and really, arent geckos more fun? I mean, if you found a budget in your house, youd be like, Meh, but if you found a huge gecko, youd get pretty excited, right? Ive traveled most of Florida, including a bevy of small towns who all bill themselves as eclectic, artsy, and unique. So many small towns now bill themselves as eclectic, artsy, and unique that the truly unique town should probably bill itself as ordinary, boring, and mass produced to really stand out. Were not all special, because calling everyone special, to quote the Incredibles, is another way of saying no one is. Except, in Gulfport, we do have one thing that makes a special kind of special. Other towns have drama and politics and art walks and spring carnivals and Fourth of July parades, but only Gulfport has geckos. Geckofest remains the one thing that is truly ours, from the steel gecko art in downtown restaurants to the Gecko Parade where the mayor beebops up and down Beach Boulevard carrying his one-of-a-kind Nancy Cervenka Gecko Stick. So what is Geckofest? Its an endof-summer celebration that started in 2001. Former resident and arts champion Frank Hibrant came up with the name. People who dont know ask if the name has something to do with the anoles (you may call them lizards) scurrying around town. Nope. The name means nothing. Its just a cool name. In fact, organizers resisted efforts to name it after a native species. Other towns have festivals that tie to something about the town Plant City has the Strawberry Festival and Queen, LaBelle has the Swamp Cabbage Festival and Queen, and Monticello has the Watermelon Festival and Queen but in Gulfport, we have no special reason, other than just because. For a name that has no special meaning, its come to epitomize Gulfport, at least for me. I love Gecko Season: the gecko art, the Gecko Ball that has an... interesting... theme, the Gecko Parade. What do I love best? The non sequitur-ish-ness of the whole party. I love the lack of deeper meaning. I love that, despite the name, odds are you wont see a single live gecko at GeckoFest. Because in Gulfport, were not about the actual geckos at all. Were just about GeckoFest. Happy Gecko Season, everyone. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com.
48 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 Local ObituariesBOWMAN, THEODORE "TED", 92, of Gulfport, died August 9, 2012. U.S. Navy retired. Survived by wife of 33 years, Ruth, and family. A memorial service planned at later date. Online guestbook at davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. BURROUGHS, WINIFRED (WINNIE) M., 80, of So. Pasadena, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 31, 2012. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to Ardis and George Austin on October 27, 1931. She was the youngest of two girls and is preceded in death by her parents and her sister Sidra. Winnie met and married her husband, Charles, of 62 years, in Garden City, PA where she spent half of her life. They had 4 children, Judy Willing (Tom) of Houston, Connie Dorsey, Robert, and Joseph 'Scott', all of St. Petersburg, where she spent the other half of her life. Winnie was a homemaker who devoted her life to her children and husband. She loved to do puzzles and was a real movie buff. One of her most recent and memorable experiences was going to Hawaii with her two daughters. She is survived by her husband Charles, her two daughters, Judy and Connie, two sons, Bob and Scott, nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Brett Funeral arrangements. The family will have a private memorial service in her home, as per her wishes. CRISMALI, JOSEPH ANTHONY "TONY" SR., 81, of St. Pete Beach, died July 24, 2012 at Bayfront Hospital. Survivors include: Mary A. Crotty, his long time life partner; 2 sons; a brother, Nicholas; 5 nieces; and three nephews. Military burial at Bay Pines National Cemetery on Aug. 10, 10 a.m. A celebration of Tony's life will be held at the Clubhouse at Harbourside Condominiums, Sailboat Key Blvd, S. Pasadena on Aug. 19, 3-6 pm for friends. In lieu Suncoast Hospice. KENDL, ALEX, 92, of Gulfport, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at home. He is survived by loving and devoted daughter, Sheila, grandsons Jonathan and Jarrett, sister Charlotte and many loving nieces and nephews. Alex, known as Al by his friends, was born in Chicago. He served in WWII as a meteorologist. retired in Gulfport/Town Shores more than 30 years ago. You might have seen him riding his bike (until he was 90). He loved to golf, dancing at the Veterans' Post and spending time with companion Elaine. I will miss you immensely dad. (You are safe now). Your "Sweetheart" LEWIS, EDDI, 63 of St. Pete Beach passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 at her home. She was born on December 27, 1948 in Astoria, NY the daughter of James and Bessie Tsaousis, she graduated from William Cullen Bryant High School, Astoria, NY in 1966. Teddi was a resident of St. Pete Beach for 37 years and worked for Clear Channel as a National Sales Manager. She is survived by her daughter Vanessa Lewis, Sister; Helen Johnson, Brother; Norm Tsaousis and his wife Patti, and her loving dog Scoop. She loved her family and friends. There will be a Memorial service held at the Grand Plaza Hotel and Beachfront Resort on St. Pete Beach on Saturday August 11, 2012 at 12:30 taking place in the Imperial Room. LOVE, MARIE LOUISE, 90, of Gulfport, died August 8, 2012. She is survived by a loving sister and memorial contributions can be made to the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue South, Gulfport, FL 33707. For complete obituary and ceremony information visit: www. andersonmcqueen.com. In Memoriam JOEL E. MARTIN This day is remembered and quietly kept, No words are needed, we shall never forget. For those we love dont go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen and unheard but always near. So loved, so missed, and so very dear. In memory of a loving son, brother and caring friend. We miss you every day. Mom, Dad, Justin, Meaghan, family and friends miss you.
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52 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 PET GROOMER OR BATHER-Part Time, Pasadena Pet Motel, Experienced Onlyneed apply! 6735 Gulfport Blvd. 345-2852. ORGANIST/CHOIR LEADERFriendly, competent musician and leader of people to provide leadership in hymns and service music for Sunday morning worship. Excellent organ and piano with modest, but supportive choir and enthusiastic congregation. Current service schedule one service only at 9.m., changing to 10:30 a.m in the fall. Compensation: $150/ service & mileage; additional for choir rehearsals and special events, negotiable. Contact: Ft. Stuart Swann, St. Albans Episcopal Church, St. Pete Beach, FL 727-360-8406. HAIRDRESSER FOR BOOTH RENTALCall Jackie at Elite Hairstyling, 727-637-3986. DRIVERS: LOCAL, GREAT PAY-& Benets. Home everyday. Pd. Holidays/Vac. 401K. CDLA. w/X end. School grads. Accepted 866-3583937. CLEANING PEOPLE-Needed for HouseCleaning Company, P/T Days. Must have 1yr.+ Experience, Good Pay. Must have Transportation. Call 727-743-0701 after 6p.m. ADMIN/PERSONAL ASSISTANCE-Assistant Needed. Someone that is Self Motivating and has Ability to Handle Various Positions of Sales and Management. Inquiring Applicants are to reply to firstname.lastname@example.org 1997 BORN FREE MOTOR HOME-25ft. 75,000 miles. Must See! $13,000 obo Call 727-347-1047 Leave Msg. 1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONVERT IBLE52k miles, Garage kept, $7000. 727360-4691 1999 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL-Bk Leather, Runs Great! $2500. obo 727-331-3923. 2003 SATURN VUE$6500. 1998 Lincoln Towncar, $5400 o.b.o. 727-709-6616. HARLEY DAVIDSON 1996-Heritage Softail. 22,000 Miles, Great Shape, Tons of Chrome. $7,795. 727-251-6729. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965.REWARD $400MIN. $CASH NOW$For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest Same day service. Free Towing. 727-564-0831 or 727-458-3721. Cycles/Scooters HARD ROCK CASINO PRIZEScooter Buddy 125CC Orange, 90MPG Brand New, $2600. Value. $1995. obo 727-481-5300 or 727-384-1361. General CRIME WATCH PEPPER SPRAYEvery Household should have one. Call 727-7420783. 2 HALLS FOR RENT-Small 150pp. Large 300pp. Weddings, Meetings, Celebrations. Lithuanian American Club 4880 46th Ave. N. St. Petersburg. Vida 727-866-7936. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. Health & Fitness DOCTOR PRESCRIBED-Orthopedic Full Size Gell Mattress Pad. With Protective Removable Cover. $150. Call for details 727-906-1060. INSTITUTE OF HEALING ARTSNon-Prot Low Cost Counseling & Phychotherapy. Meditation Classes, Marriage/Family Counseling. By Donation. Insurance Accepted. By Reservation/ Appt. only. Call Jeri 727-374-3092. BOAT SLIPS FOR RENT-From 25 to 55 Sail of Power. $7.55/F. Easy Access to Gulf. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach 727-641-6465. COVERED BOAT SLIPS-for rent near the Madeira Beach McDonalds/American Legion. Gated Community, annual lease includes dock box, water, and electricity. No live-a-boards. Rates range for $96.67 to $114.23 per month (28 foot maximum). Call 727-397-1164 for information, Monday-Friday, 8a.m.-3p.m. Pets/Animals 2 FREE CATSEverything Included. 2 Female cats need adoption, moving and cant take them with. Both de-Clawed (Front) & Spayed. Everything Included: Carriers, Automatic Feeder, Toys, Covered Litter Boxes. Indoor Cats, prefer to place them together but will separate to good homes 813-784-1789. email@example.comDOG GROOMING WORKSHOP 1/2 PRICELearn to Groom Your Dog Like a Pro. BYOD. August 11th, 11a.m.-4p.m. Limited Space. Grooming Small Dog $22.00 (1st Visit). 727517-9546. FIT FOR A MASTIFFWith Room to Spare. Asking $125. 727-374-8181. PIT BULL, ENGLISH BULLMASTIF-and Wolf mix puppies. Parents on Premise. $200. each. 727-623-5950. firstname.lastname@example.org Wanted GARAGE WANTED-Covered Garage for Storage and Parking Ford Truck on Daily Basis. Pay up to $100/Mo. Call 727-417-9705. LOOKING FOR THE LADYWho paid me to mow her lawn. I lost your address! Please call 321-7596. Legal Notices PLACE YOUR AD HERE$15.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965. Help Wanted Automotive Marine
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 53 MULTI FAMILY-Sink Disposals, Mens Shirts/ Jackets, Bed Linens, Household and More! Saturday 8:30-? C.O.R.P Ministries Inc. 1229 16th St. S. St. Pete Fl. MOVING SALE 5208 17TH AVE. S.-Thurs. thru Sun. 8am.-4pm. Sofa, Love seat, 5pc. Dining Table w/Chairs, TVs, Entertainment Center, Computer and Stand, Clothing, Household, and Much More! 844 BROOKWOOD DR. S.-Fri. Sat. & Sun. 9am.-12:00. Indoor Sale. ESTATE SALE FRIDAY & SATURDAY9-? 5246 4th Ave. S. Everything Must Go! 727642-3052. INSIDE MOVING SALE-3005 57th St. S. (enter back alley). Friday & Saturday 8am.-3pm. Everything Goes! TOYS, HOUSEHOLDSat. only. East of Beach Blvd. in Alley (Between 29th & 30th Ave S. Gulfport) Card of Thanks NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wickedness and Snares of the Devil. May God Rebuke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Comfort Me in My Difculties and While Lodging in the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have Innite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You (Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Overcome All Difculties as You Did the Dragons at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times). This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Succession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Matter How Difcult, Before the Termination of 9 Tuesdays. G.F. PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has never been known to fail. This novena must be said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. R.S. MAY THE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored, gloried, loved, and preserved throughout the world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for ninet days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer. Thank You, Jesus. G.F. 4911-B 5TH AVE. S.Nice garage apt. Newly remodeled, $425/Mo. & security. No pets, call 323-0051, 9a.m.-5p.m. GULFPORT 2BR DUPLEX-2107 55th St. S., $650/Mo. Clean, on Quiet Street. Ceramic Tile. Central Air. W/D Hookup. Lots of rear parking. Small pet OK. No Section 8. 727-418-2242TOWN SHORESAnnual or Seasonal. Nottingham Bldg. 2BR/2BA, Covered Parking. End Unit, Magnicent Views. New carpet, paint & tile. Available Furnished/Unfurnished. 678-222-8403. LARGE 3BR2BA CORNER CONDOW/D, Formal Dining, Screened Porch, Gated, 55+, Pool. $750/Mo. Call Denise, AMERICTECH REALTY, 727-776-5430. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. ISLA CLUB BAHIA 2BR/2BA, Furnished, Fantastic View, Summer Rental $2000/Mo., 2 Month Minimum. Broadwater 727-867-5536. email@example.com PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. GULFPORT 1BR/1BA-in Tri-Plex. Living Room/Dining, Large Backyard. Recently Updated. Parking. $700/Mo. plus. Private Entrance and off St. Parking 727-345-9620. LARGE 1/1 CONDO/APT Clean, Nice, Quiet. North Central St. Pete. Walk-in Closet, C/H/A, No pet, N/S, Lease $580/Mo. 727-345-1029. GULFPORT 2702 MIRIAM ST. S.2/1 Duplex, Carport, C/H/A, $850/Mo plus $500/Security. Super Clean, Tile Floors, W/D. Pets Ok. Two Blocks from Marina & Clam Bayou Nature Park. 727-542-6090. 1BR/1BA UNFURNISHED -Covered Parking $750/Mo. Annual. Also 1BR/1BA Furnished. Includes boat slip for $1050/Mo. 727-867-5536 firstname.lastname@example.org ST. PETE BEACH350 73rd Ave. 1BR W/D on site, C/H/A, Water Included. Great Location. $650/Mo. plus Deposit. No-Smoking/Pets. 813-967-0408. 5945 FAIRFIELD AVE. S.-1BR/1BA Apt. $525/Mo., plus $525/Security. Water, Sewer, Garbage Included. Own Parking for 2 Cars. 727-710-0776. Yard/Garage Sale Card of Thanks NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wicked ness and Snares of the Devil. May God Re buke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Comfort Me in My Difculties and While Lodging in the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have Innite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You (Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Over come All Difculties as You Did the Dragons at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times). This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Suc cession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Mat ter How Difcult, Before the Termination of 9 Tuesdays. K.R. PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has never been known to fail. This novena must be said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patron age in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. T. P. theG a b b e r Since 1968Buy It Sell ItClassified Ad ve r tising Fr om $4.50 Real Estate for Rent
54 Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 GULFPORT 1BR APT.Just right for 1 person. Freshly painted, new carpeting, tile, etc. Safe, quiet 4-unit complex, close to everything! $575/Mo. & security, 1-Yr. lease. 727343-7921. CLEAN, COZY 1BR-on Lake Maggiore. Nice Neighborhood. A/C and All Utilities Included. No Dogs. $650/Mo. 1st/last/security. Call 727392-6212. 4551 3RD AVE. S.2BR/1BA, $645/Mo. + Security. Call Mikey the Realtor, 727-322-8030. Text Message Preferred. BEAUTIFUL TOWN SHORES-1BR/1BA 3rd oor. 55+, NS, No/Pets. Carport. Move-in Ready. Marine View. All Amenities. Eton #309. $750/Mo. 727-345-0538. ST. PETE BEACH-Large Studio Duplex. $695/Mo. Tile Floor, Porch. Great Location. (69th Ave/Sunset Way). Near Beach, Shops, Bus. Parking. 727-459-4579. NEWLY RENOVATED HOME2Br/2Ba. Den 1-small pet OK. W/D, Lawn mower. New carpet. CHA. Call Deb Fisher, Realtor. 727-2514013. 2BR HOME FOR RENTNewly remodeled. 2/br/1ba. with bonus room. Older established neighborhood. $800/mo. First/ Last & $500 sec. Utilities Not included. Pets OK. Available immediately. 727-347-1017BAYWAY ISLES PT. BRITTANYResort-style 55+ Community. Upper oor 2BR/2BA w/Water Views. Lovely Furnishings, All Amenities. $1100/Mo. Available Now. 678231-1667. 5610 & 5612 18TH AVE. S.-Updated Large 1BR Duplex. Tile/Wood look Flooring. New A/C. Must See Inside. Available 9/1. Non-Smoker, No Pets. $650-$675/Mo. 1st and $650/Security. Background Check. 727-343-9309. 1BR COTTAGE AND 1BR MOBILE-home. $550/Mo. plus $250/Dep. Excellent Location. Good Tenants Wanted. 727-410-6599. Furnished Rentals GULFPORT FURNISHED HOUSE Fully Furnished 2BR/2BA Across from Marina for Short-Term Rental. Pet Friendly. 727-3280203. ST. PETE BEACH1BR, 1st Floor, New Tile & Paint, Pool, Waterfront, Dock, Close to Stores, Trolley, Corey Ave., $725/Mo. Yearly, No-Smoker/Pets. RALSTONS REALTY 727367-6702. Accommodations to Share RETIRED FEMALE SCHOOLTEACHERWishes to share her condo right on St. Pete Beach. All amenities, parking, cable & utilities included. $800/mo. 727-360-8115. Commercial Properties Rent OFFICE SPACE S. PASADENAAt Executive Bldg. 727-209-0606 or 727-348-6323. REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE BY OWNERTown Shores 55+ Condo. Diplomat 1st oor. Desirable, Large 1450sqft. 2/2 with Master Bedroom on the Bay. Breathtaking Open Water Views from most rooms. 3 Walk-in Closets. Private Back Door just Steps from Water. $141,900. 207-497-5409. PENTHOUSE BALCONY CONDOTown Shores Buckingham, Furnished, 2/2, W/D, Underbuilding parking. $249,000 o.b.o. No Realtors. 727-347-9690 or 727-543-8139. Real Estate for Rent Rita M. Stutzman RealtorT own Shor es 55+ Specialist & Resident727-723-4164 NEW ON MARKET Rentals Manchester #603 2br/2ba Deluxe ..... Annual $1000/mo. / Hampton #308 2br/2ba Standard ..... Annual $900/ mo. Nottingham #315 Corner 2br/2ba.... Seasonal.....$1,300 month ..... Annual $1000/mo. Manchester 605 -Large 1BR Deluxe, offering beautiful water views, cov parking, small cat accepted, priced to sell .. $60,500 F airf ax 203 -2BR/2BA, Deluxe, on Wa ter overlooking Boca Ciega Bay, P et friendly, cov parking ................... $99,900Lancaster 414 -2BR/2BA, Deluxe, F reshly P ainted, newer Carpet, Ceiling F ans and V anity Covered P arking $98,900Diplomat 903 2BR/2BA 1,450sf of beautiful living space, eat-in-Kitchen, New Appliances, stunning W ood Floors, small cat accepted $155,000Hampton 314 2BR/2BA Spectacular W est End Unit, of Stunning Wa ter views,new tastefully furnished, P ergot Flooring, new carpet in bedrooms, Bose sound system, Large, eat-in Kitchen, New Windows. Location Location,Location. Covered P arking.............................. $189,500Chatham 107 1BR/1BA Standard 850sf, may add on patio to make your outdoor living more enjoy ............................................... .. ... $61,900Hampton 308 2BR/2BA Standard Beautifully updated, F rench Doors in Master Bedroom. T ruly Move in Read y, Covered P arking......... $107,900Manchester 608 2BR/2BA Standard, completely and comfortably furnished, newer Kitchen beautiful water views, small cat accepted, Covered P arking...................................................................................................... ............................................................... $120,000Hampton 203 1BR Deluxe, New Kitchen and Windows, Covered P arking........................................................................... ................... $95,000Jamison 110 2BR/2BA Standard, ............................................................................................................. ........................................... $72,900Manchester 603 2BR/2BA Deluxe, 1,250 sf, Beautifully updated with open concept floor plan picturesque water views, truly move in read y, small pet accepted, Covered P arking ...................................................................... ............................................... $129,000Hampton 107 2BR/2BA Standard New Kitchen, Bath and Flooring, step out your back doorand enjoy the panoramic water views while sitting in the common area patio with barbeque, life doesnt get much better than this, Covered P arking...................................... $118,500 Co ntra ct Pe nding Bill Sampson Jr REAL TO RCall T oday!www. bairdrealtygroup.com 727-776-7280To wn Shores Diplomat 1004 2/2 with ov er 1,400sf of Living Area, assigned co vered par king,1 cat allo wed. Best V alue on the Open W ater at $110,000 Br oker s Open Thur sda y 11:30 1:30, Pub lic is W elcomeGulfport born and raised Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale
Gabber August 16 August 22, 2012 55 Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale PLEASE PRINT your ad as you want it to read, one word per line REMEMBER: THE FIRST 3 WORDS WILL BE BOLD-THE PHONE # COUNTS AS A WORD T OO! SELECT AC AT EGOR Y: (1) $4 .50/$15.00 (2) $4.50/$15.00 (3) $4.50/$15.00 (4) $4.50/$15.00 5) $4.50/$15.00 (6) $4.50/$15.00 (7) $4.50/$15.00 (8) $4.50/$1 5.00(9) $4.50/$15.00 (10) $4 .50/$15.00 (11) $4.70/$15.00 (12) $4.90/$15.00 (13) $5.10/$15.00 ( 14) $5.30/$15.00 (15) $5.50/$15.00 (16) $5.70/$15.00 (17) $5.90/$15.00 18) $6.10/$15.00 (19) $6.30/$15.00 (20) $6.50/$15.00 (21) $6.70/$15.40 ( 22) $6.90/$15.80 ( 23) $7.10/$16.20 ( 24) $7.30/$16.60 (25) $7.50/$17.00 ( 26) $7.70/$17.40 (27) $7.90/$17.80 MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: The G ABBER 1419 49thSt. So., Gulfport, FL 337 07 adv ertising@thegabber .com www .thegabber .com / NAME ON CARD PHONE NUMBER CARD #Z IP CODE EXP. DA TE PERSONAL ITEMS $4.50 for 10 Wo rds and 20 each additional word. COMMERCIAL ADS $13.00 for 20 Wo rds and 40 each additional word Cl assified Ad v ertising F orm
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