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No. 2275 September 13 September 19, 2012 RJ CigarBest Selectionin the T ampa Bay Ar eaFREE Cigar Cutterwith $10 pur chase6680 Gulf Blvd./St. Pete Beach727-498-6443 Gulfports Gallery RenaissanceBy Cathy Salustri Judy Baggs peruses the art at The Gallery. Co-owner Mike Knettel talks to her about the artist.See Renaissance, page 40 Commissioner Parent Round Table Open to AllSt. Pete Beach Commissioner Jim Parent speaks with Phyllis Ruscella about issues surrounding St. Pete Beachs referendum about the Sheriff. The commissioner holds a round table at the library on the nal Wednesday of every month. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. Parent stressed that he represents all four wards and encourages anyone to attend his meetings. 14 of the Beach Police Endorse Moving to SheriffBy Cathy Salustri Of those voting, the majority of St. Pete Beach Police Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) members endorse the city dissolving its police department and contracting police services with 14 members voted to endorse the outsourcing while nine voted against. St. Pete Beach voters will have the entire city votes on whether or not to allow the city to remove a clause in its charter that it must maintain its own police department. If most voters vote yes, the city will remove the clause and could See Sheriff, page 6Gulfport Teen Alerts Police to Gun at SchoolBy Cathy Salustri Just hours after Gulfport Chief of Police Rob Vincent told city council the school year at Boca Ciega High School was going well, Gulfport police arrested a 17-year-old junior who brought a gun to school with the intent of killing himself. While texting about meeting, a female student started getting what police described as odd text messages from this student and she went to the police with concerns. took the student out of class, found a .380 semiautomatic weapon in his backpack, and removed it without incident. Both of Boca as well as several other Gulfport police They reacted very quickly and very appropriately, Chief Vincent said. The student told police he took the gun from a safe at his home and that he watched his mother punch in the code, although he said she did not know he saw her. See Gun, page 8
2 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Corey Avenue Fall Car and Truck Show Kicking off the season, Corey Avenue merchants bring you one of the biggest car shows on the beach. Show will be held on September 15th 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. is open to all years, makes and models and will be judged in 63 total awards. It is anticipated that over 100 cars will be on display. Cars will also be up for sale. Awards will be given out at 3 p.m. Corey Avenue stores and restaurants will be open during show hours. There will also be food vendors and music. Event is open to the public, free admission, free parking, rain or shine. For entry information go to www. premiumcarshows.com or call 727547-8082. Does Your Child Love Garbage Trucks? Gulfports Were Talking Trash Birthday Party Contest is James K. of garbage themed party including 12 custom invitations, goodie bags, garbage themed decoration, food and game idea sheet and a visit from the City of Gulfport garbage truck for his birthday. They are accepting entry forms for the next quarter now until December 1st for a birthday party in January, February or March. The next winner will be announced December 15th. Information, entry form and contest rules are found on the City website under Public Works or call 727893-1089. Annual Fall Opening Tea at Womans Club The St. Petersburg Womans Club at 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.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 3 The Gulfport Historical Society will host a general meeting on September 21 at 7 P.M. at the museum, 5301 28th. Ave. So. Featured will be a short historical skit Henrys Grave written and directed by Ms. Deborah Frethem in Scout Hall, next to the Museum. At the conclusion of the play, members and guests are invited to mingle and view refurbished displays in the museum. Public invited. Refreshments will be served. On Saturday October 6th in keeping with the 102nd Birthday celebration at the Historical Museum, 5301 28th ave so, A memorial plaque will be dedicated In memory of Mary Atkinson, a founder of the Gulfport Historical Society and well-known local business woman. Dedication will take place at 10 A.M. on the museum grounds right after the invited. News from the Gulfport Historical Society 400 49th St. South St. P etersburg, FL327-8309 727 727328-8309Mon-Sat 11am to 9pm, SundaysGone FishinF AMIL Y OWNED & OPERA TED OVER 29 YEARSSHRIMP EVER Y WHICH WA Y! CHOOSE FROM GRILLED, SCAMPI FRIED, BLACKENED, OR PEEL N EA T. ALONE OR ON A DINNER. FOUR SIZES! 4 00 49th S t. S outh S t. 327 8 727 ON A DINN FOUR SIZ Check Us O ut!ww w. midpenseaf o od com Register for CoEd Adult Kickball Kickball just the way it used to be. All skill levels. Simple rules for a fun time. Kickball co-ed adult league general registration is September 17 through 21, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Athletics Fall league begins the week of October 1st. Games played at Woodlawn compete for league championships with emphasis on socializing and fun. $225 league team fees apply. In card is needed; city residents pay $15 annually, all others pay either $38/season or $125/annual. Visa, Mastercard, cash and checks payable to the City of St. Petersburg. Call Athletics at 727-892-5223 or www. stpeteparksrec.org/adult-leagues. html for more information.
4 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Special Pickup Fees to Increase in Gulfport Special pickup fees could increase in Gulfport. Currently special waste pickup of a single item costs $11.25; a white goods pickup (appliances like washing machines and dryers) costs $22.50 If council votes approval rates at the September 18 meeting, those fees will increase to $17 and $34, respectively.Gulfport Minibus Trip Fees Could Increase The cost of GEMS (Gulfport Extended Minibus Service) trips will go up one dollar (for a total perride cost of two dollars per trip) and the registration fee will increase by $10. Its still a huge bargain compared to any other transportation service, and its door to door, Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon said, explaining that the Senior Center had input into the increase. The service, she pointed out, has increased service cessation of the Gulfport Trolley. Council approved this increase council meeting; it will vote on the September 18 council meeting.Gulfport Waives Sewer Impact Fees Councilman Dan Liedtke wants to try waiving city sewer impact fees for Gulfport over the next year. Councilman Liedtke says he hopes waiving such fees would give Gulfport an edge in attracting new business. Im for economic development, Councilwoman Barbara Banno said of the idea. The city charges sewer impact fees for any business or residential new bathroom construction involving a new toilet or bidet. Only Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon voted against waiving the fees. Council will revisit the waiver next year. Such fees generate roughly $5,000 for Gulfport.
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6 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Sheriff, from front pagecontract with the Sheriff for all police services. The men and women of the St. Pete Beach Police Department have enjoyed serving you, our citizens, for the past 55 years. You have entrusted us to serve and protect you, so now we ask that you support the contracting of police services with the Pinellas that the service you have come to expect from us will be matched, if not exceeded, by the Pinellas County assured us that each employee of the St. Pete Beach Police Department, employment with his agency, the police said in a press release Friday morning. St Pete Beach Police Department want to see the end of the department however after much research and investigating, we recognize that this for the city, the citizens and the employees alike. We ask that you please show your support and vote to change the charter which will allow this transition to take place, the release continues. The contract with the Sheriff would offer St. Pete Beach residents, citizens and property owners the following: $1 million in savings annually Equipment and training the FOP deems better than what the police currently have Equal response times in calls for service beach Please send any questions you have about the potential outsourcing to s@theGabber.com and we will vote. Gulfport Pirates Needs Volunteers Gulfport Pirates, a youth sports organization, is seeking volunteers to work the concession at their home football games. Home games are played at Boca Ciega High School, 924 58th Street S. in Gulfport. The schedule is as follows: 9/15, 9/29 and 10/6. Game times for the different divisions are Flag 9 a.m. Mighty Might 10 a.m., Seniors 11:30 a.m., Pee Wee 1p Juniors 2:30 p.m. If you are able to help, please email Sophia Dottin at sdottin@ gulfportpirates.com or call 727266-2207.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 7 Gulfport Budget Hearing Short and Peaceful There is no limit to what can be accomplished if it doesnt matter who gets the credit. Ralph Waldo Emerson. With those words Gulfport Councilwoman Barbara Banno on Wednesday, September 5. The hearing took less than 10 minutes and heard no comment from the public. City council unanimously adopted the roll-forward tax rate of 4.0390 mils, or roughly $4.04 per thousand dollars of taxable value. This represents a tax rate increase for property owners, but the average property owner in Gulfport will not see a dollar increase, according to City Manager Jim OReilly. This rate allows the city to collect the same amount of tax revenue as last year. This results from decreasing property values (about 1.1% on the average in Gulfport). Council also approved a $10.5 million balanced operations budget, down from the initial proposed $10.8 million budget the council faced in May. OReilly thanked the staff as well as the council, and the council, including councilmembers Dan Liedtke and Jennifer Salmon, thanked city staff. I feel like were doing the right budget, and not all the other cities are able to do that without making huge concessions in other things, so I think we have a lot to be proud of, Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon said. Gulfport will hold its second and at 7 p.m. in city council chambers.Volleyball area Closed for Expansion The Beach Volleyball courts will be closed for a revamp and expansion beginning Saturday, September 15th and will reopen on Saturday, Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any questions, please call Bob Williams at 727-893-1066.
8 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 TUNE-UPFRONT END ALIGNMENTOIL CHANGE/SAFETY CHECKBrake Inspectioncl T $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 Gun, from front pageHe told police he hadnt intended to harm anyone but himself, according to Sergeant Tom Woodman. The student admitted he had planned to kill himself. Police took him into protective custody and will charge him with possession of a You know who deserves most of the credit? Chief Vincent said The young lady who went to the police to report this. The fact that she chose to come to the police made all the difference in the world. It made a huge difference; who knows what would have happened if she didnt. Vote for 2013 Gecko Ball Theme GULFPORTOrganizers of Gulfports annual Gecko Ball are encouraging the public to vote now on the theme of next years event. August 24, 2013 will be the date of the Fifth Annual Gecko Ball, following on the heels of an increasingly popular annual event one week before Gecko Fest. Past themes have included Geckos in Wonderland (with an Alice in Wonderland twist), The Lizard of Oz (evoking all things Oz), and Hooray for Geckowood! (Hollywood glamour) earlier this year. Each theme inspires its own array of costumes and dcor for the Gecko Ball, and also leads to a separate costume theme for Gecko Fest itself. Three themes have been selected for theme); Masquerade Ball theme); combination 1970s/Disco theme). To vote, go to the new Facebook page for Gecko Ball at www.facebook. com/geckoball and post your choice there. Please like the page while youre there to receive updates on the event. Or email your choice to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only one vote per person is requested. Votes will be accepted now through September 30th. The winning theme will be announced in October, allowing party-goers approximately 327 days to plan and create their 2013 Gecko Ball costumes! Seniors Chat Room Join others as they experience table topics with the Gulfport Senior Centers Chat Room every Friday at 2 p.m. The Center is located at 5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 9 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 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. Childrens Gymnastics Class Sunshine Gymnastics at the Gulfport Recreation Center is an ongoing class on Thursdays from 5:306:15. Skills introduced on balance beam, cartwheel mat, spring board, incline mat and back handspring mats. Ages 4-12 $28 per month/$15 registration. For more information call Barbara at 804-9400.Lithuanian-American Lunch this Thursday The Lithuanian-American St. Petersburg is serving lunch every Thursday at 1 p.m. The cost is $7. By popular demand this Thursday the club is making Cepelinai (potato meat dumplings), dessert and coffee. As usual, they have Lithuanian beer and homemade Lithuanian bread to buy every Thursday. Call Vida at 866-7936 for more information. Everyone is welcome.
10 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Letters Not a Fan Dear Editor: Once again I read at the false statements and bias opinion-tone of his words. I am so tired of columnists thinking their page writing means anything to any of us with a brain. Journalism used to be an honorable profession, it is work like this that degrades it and your paper. I would love to be able to pick up this neighborhood jewel and just read the unbiased news and see the events coming. another hobbyjournalism is not his forte. His attempt at humor misses the mark. He is insulting to the subjects he writes about because he has too little information or education on each topic. And strictly in my opinion, someone who is going to educate people needs to see both sides of the fence. We already have too many people who voice their opinions, based on facts that they have never bothered to see if they are true. They just perpetuate the falsehoods and lies, and base their opinions on them too. You are doing your "jewel" a disservice by allowing this quality of journalism to invade it.Patti Jagisch Learn about Tenants Rights On Wednesday, September 19, Community Law Program, Inc. services organization will host a free outreach forum to educate the public about tenants rights and responsibilities. This event will take place at the Enoch Davis Recreation Center, 111 18th Avenue S. in St. Petersburg at 5 p.m. Renters are often taken advantage of by landlords who do not maintain their properties and unlawfully threaten eviction. Also, in todays economy many landlords are facing foreclosure on properties where tenants are currently residing. The Community Law Program has coordinated a team of volunteer attorneys to alert and educate the general public about their obligations and rights as tenants. The forum will also include information on how to respond to notices of evictions, the options available to tenants facing eviction, and what to do if a landlord is in foreclosure. Additionally, participants will be able to speak with attorneys one-on-one about their concerns. For more information, contact Kimberly Rodgers, Executive Director of CLP, at 727-582-7480, or visit www.LawProgram.org.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 11 St. Pete Shell Club to Meet St. Petersburg Shell Club monthly meetings will begin on Friday, September 14th at 7 p.m. at the Seminole Recreation Center, 2nd and Greet starts at 6:30 p.m. This months program is entitled Mollusks In Action. There will also be show and tell opportunities, shell displays and an educational segment. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend these meetings with programs pertaining to shell collecting, marine conservation and the beauty of sea shells. There is no charge. Plenty of free parking. Refreshments will be served. Call 727-867-6861 or visit www.stpeteshellclub.org. They meet once a month on the second Friday of each month. Teenage Cooking Survival Skills Hey teens, this class is just for you. Come get schooled in the art of cooking. In no time you will be amazing your friends and family. Classes are September 19th and October 17th from 5-6 p.m. at Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Please call Heather at 850-264-1715 for menus, info and pricing. Must be pre-registered to attend. Please visit their website to view us/City_Departments/Leisure_ htm.Learn about Tides and Currents The United States Power Squadrons Seminar Series Tides and Currents will be presented by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron on Wednesday, September 19th from 7-9 p.m. The seminar deals with how the sun and moon create tidal patterns, sources of information about tides and tidal currents, simple ways to predict height of tide and current electronic tide tables. Course will be held at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 Second Avenue SE, Demens Landing in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free, materials cost $30 per family. There is a maximum of 20 students. Preregistration is required. Register on-line at www.boating-stpete.org. Try Christmas Hula Hula dance with Kalina returns to Gulfport Recreation Center. This holiday themed Hula Dance is on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. till noon on September 19, 26 and October 3rd and 10th. The cost is $40 for the session or $10 per class. Please call Kalina at 727-251-0424.
12 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 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 DJ Dennis Karaok e9-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 Save and Learn this Weekend at the IAC Things are getting hot this month at the Industrial Arts Center. The glory holes will be glowing for another Art Walk this Saturday, September 15 from 6-10 p.m. Its always free to watch as novice glass blowers work with experienced IAC instructors to create their own glass masterpieces from a selection of eight menu items. The IAC is offering a 25% discount to Gulfport residents who sign up for the newest 6-week glass blowing series, starting this Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beginning and more advanced new skills and techniques in the Saturday Glass Blowing series led by a new instructor team of Tony Vouis and Donny Weidenkopf. The Saturday classes will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for six Saturdays. Also scheduled on Saturday and Sunday is Sculptural Welding with Jonathan Schork, one of Gulfports popular Artist Alley studio owners. This beginning course is designed as an introduction to the techniques necessary to explore this medium. The 25% discount applies to this course as well. To qualify for your discount, please call to register: 727-289-9365. Information is available online at http://www.industrialartscenter.org/. Welcome WWII Veterans Honor Flight of West Central Florida is taking 75 WWII Veterans to Washington, DC on Tuesday, September 18th for the day to visit the memorials that honor them and their service to our country. Please join them for a heros welcome home as our Veterans return to the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport at 8:15 p.m. that evening. The welcome home celebration will be in the baggage claim facility. The public is invited to attend this free event. For more information on Honor Flight in the Tampa Bay Area go to www. HonorFlightWCF.org. For more information contact info@HonorFlightWCF.org or 813842-5843. Scotsman Fitness is in Gulfport The Scotsman Fitness team is proud to offer classes at the Gulfport Recreation Center, located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. A husband and wife duo will be starting a Braveheart Bootcamp and Zumba class. Braveheart Bootcamp is Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Zumba is Thursdays at 7:45 p.m. Bootcamp is $10 per class, and Zumba is $6 per class, so please book early to ensure your place in class. Scotsman Fitness com. Call 727-748-6612 or Email more information.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 13 Pet Adopt-a-thon Set for this Weekend Our Strays felines at four Pinellas County PetSmarts this Saturday and Sunday during the stores Adopta-thon. Pet owners receive special bonuses when they adopt during the weekend event. SOS volunteers will be on hand to help people pick the right cat for them at these PetSmart locations: the Tyrone store (Tyrone Blvd and Park Street) from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gateway Mall from noon3 p.m. Saturday only, Largo Mall from can adopt from the Countryside store on U.S. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. A wide selection of adorable kittens and friendly cats, all spayed/ neutered, current on their shots and microchipped, will be looking for love and a forever home. For more information, call 727 481-5262 or visit www.saveourstrayinc.com. 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. Gulfport May Charge Credit Card Fees If you pay with a credit card, the city absorbs the cost of the credit card fee. On charge $3.25 per credit card transaction. These fees will apply to transactions such as online water bill payments but not retail transactions, like drinks at the Casino or fuel at the marina.
14 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Deadline to Register for Mini Triathlon Nears With the Sept. 21st deadline registration approaching, dont forget to sign up for one of the most rewarding events you will ever have before coffee. OK, maybe you will need to get up a little earlier to have coffee, but the 2nd annual Keep Gulfport Weird Mini-Triathlon will test your running, biking and swimming abilities in one small marathon. Stetson University School of Law is one of their new sponsors providing goodies after the marathon, along with Maui Jim who has supplied some for a general drawing after the event. Stay for a while by the Casino for a group picture and say a big Aloha for Maui Jim on a video for possible future promotions! 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 be available if you register the day of the event. Get in on the fun, then more at Tangerine Blues Fest! Take Americas Boating Course Are you ready to expand your boating knowledge and skills? Americas Boating Course will be presented beginning Monday, September 17th from 7-9 p.m. and continue for an additional six weeks on Monday nights. This program, presented over seven evenings by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron, is available to anyone 12 or older. It covers Required Safety Equipment, Boat Handling, Rules of the Road, Conditions, Communications, Trailering, PWC Operation, Knots and Lines, Introduction to Charts and more. This is an essential course for all boaters. Graduates qualify for a Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card and may qualify for insurance discounts. The course begins Monday, September 17th from 7-9 p.m. and continuing for an additional six Monday evenings at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 Second Avenue SE in Demens Landing in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free, materials cost is $35 per family. There is a maximum of 20 students. Pre-registration is required. Register on-line at www. boating-stpete.org. Food Drive to Benet Hospice Weight Watchers is having a country wide Food Drive this Saturday, September 15th. They are having their local Food Drive 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Weight Watchers located at Tyrone Gardens, 903 Tyrone Blvd. They will be weighing donations as they come in, so you will know just how much your several area businesses.
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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 Fearless Fridays ST. PETERSBURGCelebrate Friday with a parents night out while your children are entertained. Fearless Friday is hosted by the staff of J.W. Cate Recreation Center in are welcome to join in diverse and innovative activities, such as active sporting events and tournaments, dance contests and dance room games led by a live deejay, a video game room, creative arts & crafts projects and food experiences. Concessions available for $.50 $1. Most Fridays between September and May, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per child. Hold Harmless Agreement required for all participants, parent or guardian must check the participant in and out of program. Call 893-7751 for more details. City of Gulfport Nostalgic Birthday Bash Come on home to Gulfports 102nd Birthday Bash on Saturday, October 6th from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. And what better way to celebrate than to have a good old fashion Gulfport Birthday party at the Gulfport Historical Museum? At 10 a.m., opening ceremonies in the front of the Gulfport Museum, will include a dedication of three crepe myrtles and a plaque to the late Mary Atkinson, who devoted much of her life to Gulfport and many local organizations, including the Historical Society. Also in Scout Hall, if you are an antique buff, this event is for you. If you think you have an heirloom of worth from great Auntie Mable, bring it to Scout Hall from 1-3 p.m. It is $5 per item or 3 items for $10. These proceeds help with the funding of the museum. If you or someone you know is an antique appraiser, the Historical Society is looking for folks to donate a few hours of their time for appraisal, please call 727321-5705. The Gulfport Historical Society is inviting artists, crafters and collectables to show their wares (all art medias invited) in Chase Park. Cost for 10 x 10 space is a remarkable available. Please contact 727321-5705 to reserve space promptly. Children can sign up for Chalk Art Contest which begins at noon and judging will start at 2 p.m. throughout the event. You can take a guided trolley tour of Old Gulfport and try your hand at the popular Mullet toss (we dare you). The traditional Worthington (7th dinner is a must try experience. Celebrate Gulfports 102nd Birthday with a free piece of cake at 3 p.m. During this event, take an inside tour of the Gulfport Historical museum and pick up your brand new Historical Society Gulfport Calendar. It is a bonus 15 month calendar with a host of Gulfport events from October 2012 December 2013. Calendars will be ready for purchase for $5 at the Birthday Bash, so be sure to get your calendar or call the Gulfport Historical Museum at 727-327-0505 to secure your order. The Historical Society is also looking for a few wonderful musicians to donate their time and talents during the event. This is a fundraiser for the Historical Society and also it would give musicians great coverage. Please send music demo and info to: Gulfport City Hall, C/O Leisure Services, 2401 53rd St. S. or drop off at the main desk. Please include name, phone number and email address. Deadline for submission is Friday, September 24th. All demos will be reviewed and chosen musicians will be contacted. Entry demos will not be returned. So experience old time Gulfport charm and meet new friends at the City of Gulfports 102nd Birthday Bash at the Gulfport Historical Museum at 5301 28th Avenue S. on Saturday, October 6th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information on this event, call 727893-1118.
16 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Sirata or Barkeasy?Dogs dressed as gangsters; women dressed as molls. In the end, puppies and iguanas Welcome to the third annual Lizard Live, held at the St. Pete Beach Sirata. Proceeds Pal Rescue and Gulf Coast Iguana Sanctuary. The event included music by the Horny Toads, dinner, and a silent auction. Pet Pal Rescue also had puppies at a kissing booth that people could kiss, adopt, or both. Gabriella Clemente takes a break from her moll duties to show off one of the puppies from the kissing booth. The booth had six rottweiler mix puppies, all nine weeks old. Pet Pal rescued them and their mother from another shelter. Hot Sauce Vendors Invited to Chili Cookoff This years Industrial Strength Chili Cookoff will be bigger, better and hotter than ever with the addition of local hot sauce vendors to the mix! Just in case the tastebud tingling chili and savory salsa is not enough, on Saturday night, September 22, ticket holders will also be able to taste some of the hottest hot sauce around. Plus, a surprise selection of lively music will take the temperature up a notch Arts Center from 6-10 p.m. at the Gulfport Art Village Courtyard, Beach Boulevard and 29th Avenue South. Council member Jennifer Salmon and Cherlene Willis of Gulfport Patch. Returning for a second round of judging will be Council member Barbara Banno, also of Stellas Deli, and new IAC treasurer David Hastings, of Habana Cafe. 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, in addition to the chili and salsa tasting. 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. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for kids 12 & under. Visit the IAC online at www.IndustrialArtsCenter.com or call 727-289-9365. Dont Miss the Fall Book Sale Mark your calendars for a book sale featuring an excellent selection event will take place at the Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Avenue S., Gulfport on Saturday, September 29th from 10-2. This event also features a plant sale to introduce the future Reading Garden on the Gulfport Library.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 17 Fall Showby Luba Robinson The Treasure Island Art Guild opens its Fall season show at the Treasure Island Community Center with award winning artists, Linda Critser, Grace Murdock, Luba Robinson, Grace Roth, and Rosemary Utzinger, exhibiting through October 31st. From Margarets Garden, by watercolor artist and Army veteran sheer pastel color to complement the fragile petals of an Iris. Adobe draws the viewer into a glowing landscape. Toucan, perched on a limb in a tropical forest, showcases its spectacular beak. Her versatility in subject matter invites us into a Shake Shop at Madeira Beach. Watercolor artist Grace Murdock gives expression to her passion for our feathered friends. A subtle background contrasts the stoic pose Lost edges capture the softness of the downy Pair of Owls and the The vividly colored Little Green Heron visits Grace.. poolside, every Spring Luba Robinson, an oil painter and long time Florida resident, gives us treasures of the sea in Beached and Shellscape, bathed in stunning hues. Poetic inspiration gives a Amazing Grace blends dramatic soaring Egret. Plein air watercolorist Grace Roth, skillfully combines color with a strong sense of narrative in a repertoire of Florida scenes. Layered glazes give luminosity to Boat in Tierra Verde and Cottage at Bradenton Beach. She delivers a wistful Lowe House at Heritage Village and a sparkling Fruit Stand in Dunnellon which sings a song of epicurean delight. Oil paintings of Rosemary Utzinger speak to an effort to hold onto the moments that move me emotionally, as evidenced in Through the Stone Arch, the rolling hillsides in Farm in Provence, and Patio at My Brothers Place. A soft touch describes a pastel portrait Grandma in Pink. good composition, harmonious color, contrast, and controlled values, all The Treasure Island Community Center is located at Park Street and 106th Avenue. Call the Recreation Center at 547-4575 for more information. Cooking for Game Day sports enthusiast? Are you looking for new ideas for date night or tired of doing the same thing each weekend? If you answered yes then come learn tricks and healthy recipes that will make you the talk of the tailgateor your next party. Class is at Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S., on September 21st from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please call Heather at 850264-1715 for menus, info and pricing. Must be pre-registered to attend. Visit their website to view class City_Departments/Leisure_Services/ Learn to Round Dance Suncoast Squares gives Round Dance lessons every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at King Of Peace St. Petersburg. Cost is $2.50 for the hour lesson. All are welcome. Visit email@example.com or 727599-1440.
18 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Gu lfpo rt G ar den & B ird Club The Gulfport Garden and Bird Club will begin its 72nd year with a tram tour and bird lecture at 10 a.m. on Preserve. This is a two-for-one event. Half of the participants will begin with the tram ride while the others learn about area birds. When the tram riders return, they will hear the bird lecture and the others will take the tram tour. This event is open to everyone. Cost is $11 for members and $16 for nonmembers which will include a oneyear membership in the club. Please send checks (payable to the Gulfport Garden and Bird Club) to Barbara Dye, 2607 Beach Blvd. S., Gulfport, 33707. In order to get an accurate count, checks need to be received September 30th. If enough people do not sign up, the event will be canceled. The preserve is located at 1101 Country Club Way S. in St. Petersburg. For membership information, please contact Elsie Crimaldi at 347-6831; for program information, contact Ralph Shy at 954-0655. This Weeks Solution
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 19 The Gabs We asked locals to tell us about their favorite place in Gulfport.Matthew Brimmer, 9, Gulfport: Yummys. And Stellas. Because at Stellas I get pancakes and at Yummys I get ice cream. Raymond Bourque, St. Petersburg: Tangelos. Matty Brimmer, Gulfport: Right here. I come here as many times as I can. I wish this place was open later. The foods awesome, the people are awesome. Don Banno, Gulfport (and father of co-owner Barbara Banno):I cant say Stellas? Stellas. For an appointment, call 727-345-6337Caro lyn We bber, D.O General Practice 7035 First Av e. South, St. Petersburg Serving Gulfport Area for 12 Y ears We Accept W ellcare, Medicare, Universal Healthcare, Freedom Health, Optimum Healthcare Inc., Some Other Insurances Accepted. www .carolyn-webber -do.comW ebber P rimeCare Medical Ce nter V eriMed IP AV eriMed Healthgroup Pa sadena
20 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces ofHear Some Southern Gospel Music Country Gospel Sing-a-long presents The Fraziers performing Southern Gospel Music on Sunday, September 16th at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Connection St. Petersburg. Call 727-565-5244. Observe Rosh Hashanah Come and observe this special time at Beth-El Shalom as they celebrate of the High Holy Days on Monday September 17th at 7 p.m. Come hear the shofar blown close to 100 times and taste the special Rosh Hashanah foods. Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation is located at the corner St. Petersburg. All are welcome, free admission. For more information and pre-registration please call 345-7777 or visit www. Jewishheritage.net. 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. 9/13 Pages of Shustah 10:30am Sat. 9/15 PSYCHIC READINGS 12-3pm Mon 9/17 Drumming Circle 7 9 pmThur. 9/20 Intuitive Development 7pmVisit our W ebsite fo r 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
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 21 WorshipSt. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse invites you to its meeting on Saturday, September 15th at Piccadilly Restaurant, 1900 34th a.m. Coral Royal, President of Aglow Lighthouse International West Central Area Team and President of the Womens Ministry at Faith Community Worship Center in St. Petersburg is the guest speaker. Call 727-327-9070 or 727-348-3587. 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 Pilgrim Congre gational United Churc h of ChristDiversity our str ength, God s lo ve our bond6315 Centr al Av e. St. P eter sbur g, www .pilgrimcongr egation uccstpeteflorida.com Sunda y W orship Service 10:30am Adult Sunda y Sc hool 9:30am Sunda y Se ptember 16th at 3:00pm In Th e Sanctuary Re v. T odd Dono v an, bass-baritoneW ith a Song in My Heart$5.00 Donation at the door
22 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Art ClassesBy Fred Wilder The Art Guild is starting art classes Monday, October 8. Basic drawing will be from 9:3011:30 a.m. and basic watercolor from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Cost for each is $30 for six weeks or $6 per class if paid weekly. They will be held in The Treasure Island City Hall Auditorium, 120 108th Avenue. To sign up for classes and for supplies needed call Fred at 360-8390. Y We Also Handle Social Security Disability!ou could say my motto is been there, done that, says Keith Sanders, from Sanders Law, P.A. He says that for two reasons. First, he says his more than 20 years of experience as an attorney specializing in handling literally thousands of bankruptcies means that he has dealt with virtually any kind of problem or issue that might arise with them. And, secondly, he had to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy himself. He says that experience makes him very sensitive to the kinds of things people face when making the difficult decision to file. Most attorneys have never been in a situation where they have been worried about how to keep the lights on, but I have been there myself so I can really relate to what people are going through, said Sanders. Plus, many people are very embarrassed when they come to me, but when I tell them how embarrassing it was for me to have to stand in front of judges and colleagues who knew me and go through the process myself, that usually helps to put people more at ease and understand that I have been there and done that MYSELF. You know, in 99 percent of bankruptcy cases the situation is that bad things happen to good people. They have gone through an expensive health crisis or a divorce or just got in over their head with debt. He began his career as a staff attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in Atlanta. He is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Georgia. I like what I do because I feel like I can help people get a fresh start, said Sanders. Since the initial consultation is free, you really dont have anything to lose to meet with me and we can assess your situation and see how it might be best for you to proceed. Bankruptcy can be one solution to getting back on your feet financially, but it may not be the best or only solution for you. Sanders has held a number of seminars and written professional papers concerning bankruptcy law in general, ECF requirements and new issues. He is a former director of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Georgia. The firm also handles Short Sale negotiations, defense against foreclosures, wills & trusts, civil litigation and personal injury. Despite what you may have read or heard recently, any debt discharged in Bankruptcy is a non taxable event as far as the IRS is concerned. We understand this is not an easy process or concept to grasp. We would like an opportunity to explain in depth and in terms that are relatable to you, the homeowner, just what this means and how it could be of benefit to you and your future. Every situation is different and therefore has a different solution, so please call us and let us discuss what is best for you, and then you can decide what course to take. Remember there are LEGAL SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR FUTURE a nd we would like the chance to show those to you Only you can make the call for a FREE consultation. 727-729-9022 Evening and weekend appointments are available.Sanders La w, P. A. 6702 Gulf Blv d. St Pe te B each, FL. 727-209-0744 Attorney Keith Sanders, Handles Forec losure Defense and Bankruptcies with Experience and Sensitivity Volunteer for Cleanups Volunteers are needed to help on Saturday, September 29 by participating in a land and sea based cleanup of Tampa Bay. There are two ways to participate: volunteers to clean the shorelines of Fort De Soto Park, Clam Bayou, Sunshine Skyway and Palm River on Saturday, September 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with Audubon Florida is asking volunteer boaters to independently clean Tampa Bays colonial bird nesting islands and shorelines to reduce the threat of entanglement of marine animals as part of the Interested volunteers should visit http://www.tampabaywatch.org or contact Rachel Arndt at rarndt@ tampabaywatch.org to register for either event.
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24 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 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: Dock Repair Q: Why have the docks damaged by Tropical Storm Debby not been them? Tony Althaus A: According to Harbormaster Denis Frain, Gulfport will repair both the dune walkover dock as well as the Clam Bayou dock as soon as it receives a third bid. Once the city gets the third bid and decides on a company, the repairs can start. The repairs should take two to three weeks, Frain says. City staff has attempted to secure both docks, Frain says, but both docks have been vandalized several times over the past thirty days, he adds. Gulfport staff continues to try and secure the docks until they get repaired, Frain promises. 2012 Candidate Forum On Thursday, September 20, the Gulfport Casino will host a 2012 Candidate Forum at which voters can listen to and meet the make a brief statement; then take questions. Congressional, sheriff, county commissioner, supervisor of elections, state house (district 69), and school board candidates have been invited, and the response has been very good. The Gulfport Casino is located at 5500 Shore Boulevard in Gulfport. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) and will be moderated by a representative of the Florida available to purchase refreshments. The event is sponsored by the Gulfport Democratic Club and the St. Petersburg Republican Club. It is free and open to everyone, regardless opportunity to educate yourself about the upcoming election so that you can make a more informed choice. Toddlers in the Kitchen This class is geared towards children 2-5. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Each session will include a read-aloud, a hands on cooking class, and a craft. Classes are September 26th, October 28th, and December 12th. Classes are at Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S., from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Please call Heather at 850-264-1715 for more info and to register. Must be pre registered to attend Please visit their website to view us/City_Departments/Leisure_ htm. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r
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26 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 By Holiday Mathis Mercury, the zodiacal minister of communication, has not always played this role. According to legend, the god started off as a bit of a thief. To keep him out of trouble, his father, Zeus, put him in charge of commerce, birds, pigs, trade, and various and sundry responsibilities. This week, as Mercury enters Libra, politics and other relationships will A bright, inventive, cooperative energy prevails. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Attitude is everything. Does it really make sense to keep going at a task with a sour attitude? Whether the attitude in question is yours or someone elses, consider walking away for a time. Solving problems and getting through instances of low morale will be easier when you have a better perspective on matters. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your manner of dealing with a particularly challenging part of your life will Step back and sense your advantage. Where are your points of leverage? Tuesday brings a support system. Youll hold tangible evidence of your success on Friday. SCORPIO is often a small thing you can hold in the palm of your hand, and yet its power is enormous. It can open a home or start the vehicle that takes you across the world. This week introduces a kind of key that is typically small and yet not tangible. Its more of an idea or an approach that can open the whole world to you. SAGITTARIUS If you make a bad impression, dont worry. A bad impression is still an impression. You werent put on Earth to fade into the background. Consider that you may have been put here to make mistakes -and to occasionally feel the exquisite thrill of winning. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Your wishes come in many sizes, shapes and colors. The universe doesnt discriminate. Sometimes big wishes come true while small ones go unanswered. Other times, its the opposite. You may suspect your blessings have been dealt at random. This weeks evidence suggests thats not the case at all. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). When is your time your own? If you give too much of it away to activities that dont mean anything to you or to people who drain you, you may feel like the answer is never. Youll remedy your situation this week, carving out several hours to do what feeds your soul. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Devote yourself in some small way to developing in the manner to which you aspire. Maybe its a project, a talent or an abdominal exercise. Twenty minutes may not seem like something done, but when you dedicate those 20 minutes on a daily basis, things develop at a rate most pleasing. ARIES (March 21-April 19). You respect social norms with the exception of anything that threatens to limit your privacy, personal expression or freedom. Such infringements are intolerable to you, and youre likely to speak up about the injustice, especially on Thursday and Friday. You could even start a social movement. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). What keeps you from achieving a certain goal is only real because you believe it is. If you believe its just an excuse, it will be that, too. And what if you believe its a solvable problem? Youll solve it; thats what. Youll come up with the answer and move past it. helps matters, too. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Youll be presented to new people and groups and introduced in a way that this slightly surprising because you dont often think of how others see you. Introductions have a way of giving you an interesting glimpse of yourself from an outsiders view. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Infants learning to walk dont think about what happened the last time they tried and fell down. Instead, they get up and try again, and their body works out the physical equation. Similarly, you dont have to think about the past to act on all it has taught you. Trust yourself to automatically adjust. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Youll meet someone you really want to impress. As you wonder what would impress this person, consider the value of being an authentic human. So few people are willing to say what they really want or admit what they are afraid of. Be different, and youll be most impressive. This Week's Birthdays: Many of your predictions about this year will come true because you planned them and made them happen. But there also will be the perfect sprinkle of the unpredictable to give you a chance to prove your grace, adaptability and strength of character. The next seven weeks bring excitement. Fresh upgrade happens in December. managing money. Invest reasonably in an opportunity in June. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday Starting Oct. 1, Karaoke by The Toonsters Jay & LolitaTuesday Open Wednesday, 2-4 p.m.Thursday Starting 9/27: Karaoke by Dave and Cookie Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Entertainment by Geno Saturday Open Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment for dancing by Woody & his accordion
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 27 Power of the Paddles Al Palumbo, Safety Harbor, plays the rst of ve matches with Ted Ostrowki, Largo, at the St. Pete Beach Community Center. The city hosted the Sunrise Table Tennis Tournament last Saturday. For more upcoming events in your community, check out our calendar online at TheGabber .com. Weight Management Program for KidsST. PETE BEACHA new weight management program for adolescents ages 9 to 12 is now available at the St. Pete Beach Community Center. enhance their self-esteem, improve peer relationships, adopt healthier habits and begin to normalize their weight within their genetic potential. The family becomes healthier and go far beyond weight. A parent or guardian must attend the program with the child. The eight-week program begins with registration and a mandatory orientation on September 11th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. The session will then run from September $425 per person; payment plans can be created. For more information contact the Recreation Department at 727-363-9245 or go to www. shapedown.com.
28 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Tangerine Blues Fest is Coming What began in 2008 as a small music event to shine a light on the business corridor along 49th Street South in St. Petersburg and Gulfport has blossomed into one of the Bay Areas most formidable blues festivals. This years Tangerine Blues Fest will be held on Saturday, September 29 on an outdoor stage at 49th Street and Tangerine Ave. S. (18th Ave. S.) Admission is free. So is parking. The concert is produced by the 49th Street South Business Association (so49.org). Last years show drew nearly 6,000 people to the quaint, tree-lined stretch of grass to bask in blues, beer, food and fun. Firebrand singer/guitarist Sean Chambers headlines this years festival. The homegrown product has toured with guitar legend Hubert Sumlin and carved out a substantial career on the international blues scene. In 2001, Great Britains Guitarist magazine named him one of the Fifty Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Also appearing on the bill will be Gulfports own Blues Hall of Famer Sterling Magee, gritty R&B singer Betty Fox, and Tampa-based 3 p.m. Live music runs until 10. Signifying the TBFs growth, Tyrone Square Mazda has signed on as title sponsor, making the Mazda Presents the Tangerine Blues has joined as media sponsor. Other sponsors are the City of Gulfport and the City of St. Petersburg. So49.org is an association of 23 independent business owners dedicated to promoting commerce and culture on the historic strip that runs from Central Avenue to Boca Ciega Bay on 49th Street South. Suntan Art Center Wins Prestigious Award The St Pete Beach Suntan Art Center has been named Winner of the Florida Recreation and Parks Associations 2012 Corporate Support Award. The award is presented annually to the corporation, foundation, or business and consistent contributions to the parks, recreation and leisure services implementation of a program, project or series of programs which have opportunities for such advancement, within the last one year period. Previous winners include the Tampa Bay Rays, Orlando Magic and Lowes Home Improvement Stores. We are truly honored to receive this award from FRPA said Patricia Chase, Suntan Art Centers mission of providing artistic outlets for professional and amateur artists in and around the St Pete Beach Community. The Suntan Art Center occupies the historic Don Vista Building located next to St Pete Beachs famed Don Cesar Hotel. The award was given on August 30 at the FRPA 2012 Conference, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 29 Self-regulation Is Best in Controlling Portions Can our government regulate how much or what we eat? A furor has Michael Bloomberg has proposed banning extra-large sugary drinks in the city. The soft-drink industry has mounted an aggressive campaign to block the proposal. Their approach is based on the slogan Where Will It End? The economic advantage of in 1967 when David Wallerstein, a manager of a movie theater in Chicago, was given the task of increasing revenue for popcorn and soda. He introduced larger sizes, increase in cost. This approach was so successful that McDonalds hired Wallerstein and the rest is history. In the 1950s, a burger contained 2.8 ounces of meat and 202 calories. In 2004, that same burger was 4.3 ounces and 310 calories. A Big Mac has 550 calories and 29 grams of fat; a double quarter-pounder with cheese contains 750 calories and 42 grams of fat. A large order of French fries has 500 calories. Compared to 20 years ago, two average slices of pizza has increased from 500 to 850 calories, and a bagel from 140 to 350 calories. And compare the 50 calories in a cup of coffee 20 years ago to the 330 calories found today in a grande cafe mocha with cream. And why not buy big? The cost differential is small. For example, a 32-ounce soft drink (400 calories) costs 99 cents; a 44-ounce soft drink (533 calories) costs $1.09; and a 64-ounce soft drink has 776 calories and costs $1.19. Larger portions are not limited to fast food chains. Even at the increasing, and to accommodate the food, the standard serving plate is 3 to 4 inches larger in diameter. The food industry is responding to the obesity epidemic by offering healthier choices. Today salads with fewer calories, healthier desserts and more fruits and vegetables are readily available. However, the bottom line force. And if offering larger portions any regulation will be enormous. According to The New York Times, moviegoers are being asked to sign petitions against the ban on large, sugary drinks, and a spokesman for states, we are bewildered by the proposal to choose an ineffective gimmick to address a critical health issue. Despite the best of intentions, I believe that Bloombergs attempt to reduce portion size is doomed to failure. There is no question that portion size has contributed to the obesity epidemic. The more food placed in front of you, the more you eat. Like most Americans, I clean my plate. Give me a thousand calories and I will eat a thousand, leave and feel a meal with an appetizer, big main course and rich dessert, and I clean my plate, burp and complain that I have eaten too much. And as little as an extra 200 or 300 calories daily will lead to insidious and inevitable weight gain. If we are to tackle the obesity epidemic, addressing portion sizes must be everyones responsibility. Avoid supersized meals; make the right choices; and order a side salad instead of French fries and fruit instead of an ice cream for dessert. Eat at home as much as possible, and when eating out, order the smallest rather than the largest portion. Because meals are so large, consider buying a meal for one and sharing. The Institute of Medicine stated in a recent report that blaming obesity exclusively on the weakness of the individual is incorrect. To solve the problem, we all have to pitch in and that includes the food industry. Instead of being ordered, voluntarily make serving sizes smaller, charge that by doing so lives will be saved! We as a nation will be better for it.
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Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 31 Window W ashing Specialist: Pr ofessional Cleaning Service: Who is Campas Cleaning Inc? Campas Cleaning, Inc. Summer Super Saver Summer Super Saver Join Paddles Up St. Pete Do you want to test paddle a kayak, canoe or paddle-board? How about assembling a team of 17 to 25 friends and associates to race a Dragon Boat on the St. Petersburg waterfront? How about seeing a Marine Science Expo? You can do all of this by joining the Paddles Up St. Pete program at St. Petersburgs Poynter Park at Bayboro Harbor on Saturday, October 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. If you want to enter a Dragon Boat Racing Team, you must preregister by going to www.paddlesupstpete. com, and pronto. If you just want to come out and join the festivities, come out to the park. All necessary directions can be found at www. paddlesupstpete.com This event is sponsored jointly by the City of St. Petersburg, the Citys Downtown Partnership, Parks & Recreation, U.S. Coast Guard, USFSP and The St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron, dedicated to boating education and safety www. boating-stpete.org. Proceeds from the main event go to various local charities related to marine science and marine resources for Tampa Bay. The race teams are challenged to contribute to the charity of their choice or liking. It is not a fund raiser for any of the sponsors. But all are anxious to show off St. Petersburgs national and international expertise in the marine and oceanographic sciences that is all too much a secret, even locally. So load up the family and come out to join the fun on October 6. Vendor Space Available at Racing for Rescues Q Auto & Injury Attorneys proudly presents the 1st Annual Racing for Rescues at Showtime Speedway, 4550 Ulmerton Road in Clearwater on Sunday, October 7th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event features live music food, adoptions, K-9 demonstrations, pet related vendors, Cutest Doggie Contest, silent auctions, kids art contest and Meet and Greet with local race car drivers. All proceeds will be donated to attending nonIn Your Own Words The First Gulfport Youth Book Writing Contest, for grade levels 1st through 12th is open to all Pinellas County youth residents in those grades. Contest opens October 6th and the submission deadline Library. Throughout the month there will be workshops for all ages every Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Gulfport Library hosted by the pros; refreshments will be served. Best of all the winners of the contest get published by Trace Taylor Publishing! For more information contact 727-893-1075.Help Save our Pets The Oar House lounge located at 4807 22nd Avenue S. is a perpetual donation station for our four-legged friends. Pets supplies and cash are greatly appreciated. Items are donated once a month to an animal shelter.
32 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 am-1:00 eSalon: Tuesdays, 3 5 pm. Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Learn how! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with 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 Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library Book Sale: Saturday, September 29, 10 am 2 pm Citizenship Classes: Mondays, 5:00 7:00 pm. FMI, contact Adriana Santos, 727222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email asantos@ umcm.info. Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-360-9069. Gulfport Prompt Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. (previously known as Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers). Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: Thursdays, 4:30 6 pm. FMI: call 727-2381688. 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. Affordable Health Care Act & Medicare informational meetings: Fridays, September 14 and 21, 1:00-3:00 pm. Hosted by Jeffrey Freeman. Sponsored by Organizing for America. Suncoast Hospice Bereavement Group: Tuesday, September 18 and 25, 1:30-3:00 pm. FMI, call 727-523-3455. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, September 20, 10:00 am. Discussion of 1984, by George Orwell, 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. 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. Reading Assistance Dog Maya: September 13, 3:30 4:30 pm. Call to schedule an appointment, 893-1074. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, Sept. provided by the Library! FMI, call 8931073. Starting in September monthly craft programs: Back to School Craft, Saturday, September 15 at 2:00PM. FMI call 8931074. Seasonal Crafts for Kids: Saturday, September 29, 1:30-2:30 pm. Welcome Pat back and create fall-themed objects using recycled materials ***In Our Own Words: Book Writing Contest. Saturdays Starting on October 6. Children will have a chance to create a book and participate in workshops. The Winning books to be published by Trace Taylor Books! FMI call 893-1074*** Teen Programs Teen Afternoon program: Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00 pm. FMI, call 893-1074 & ask for Sheri. ***In Our Own Words: Book Writing Contest. Saturdays Starting on October 6. Teens will have a chance to create a book and participate in workshops. The Winning books to be published by Trace Taylor Books! FMI call 893-1074*** 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 refundable 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 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 or allymorrell@ scotsmanfitness.com p.m. & 7:45-8:45. Call 482-2125 for info Call Heather at 850-264-1715 poli at 813-855-3112. Kalina at 727-251-0424. Diane at 459-1399. 748-6612 & Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 3456708. Jack at 280-4276 Center, Wed., 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. Tamara at 512-2763. Patsi at 727-501-3559 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 Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 ST. PETE GLITTER QUEENS Fundraiser for Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club Arts Academy Sat., Sept. 15, 7pm Tks $50 includes dinner, entertainment, auction, music & dancing www.stpetegltterqueens.org 727-579-4264 WEEKLY LESSONS & DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-1pm Intermediate Lesson 1-2pm Beginner Lesson 2-3 Dancing 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 Thursday, Sept. 13 & 27 Salsa Dance 6:30-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 Thursday, Sept. 20 MEET THE CANDIDATES 6:00 pm Free & open to the public City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068 Senior Center5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237SPECIAL EVENTS Celebrate National Senior Center Month on Mon. Sept. 24 at 1:30pm with some free toe tapping music! Dont forget to visit the Snack Bar for some delicious snacks at great prices! Night in Italy : Mark your calendar now Fri. Sept. 28th. Includes Italian dinner at 6pm followed by entertainment in the Hickman Theater by the Italian American Society of St. Petersburg. Come and enjoy a wonderful evening! Tickets are $12.00 and must be purchased in advance. Flu, Pneumonia, Tetanus Shots: Immunization shots will be available on Tues. Oct. 2, 1-3pm. Bring Medicare or insurance cards. Medicare covers. Insurances will be billed for HMO/ Medicare Advantage recipients. For those paying cash: Flu vaccine: $25; Pneumonia: $80; Tetanus/Diphtheria/ Whooping Cough Vaccine: $70. First Senior Center Birthday Celebration: Come celebrate the Senior Centers 29th birthday on Wed. Oct. 10. A free theater performance by Van Davis will be held in the Hickman Theater at 1pm followed by free refreshments in the Senior Center Dining Hall. Donations to our Senior Center Food Pantry will be greatly appreciated. Operation Medicine Cabinet Presentation:How do you dispose of outdated meds? What should you know about medication interaction? Dont miss this special presentation on Tues. Oct. 16 at 1pm. Courtesy of Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services. Safety in the Home Presentation: Mon. Oct. 29 at 10:30am. Senior Center Talent Show Auditions: Auditions for the upcoming Senior Talent Show will be held on Wed. Oct. 17 and again on Oct. 24 at 1:30pm. Those selected will perform at The Senior Talent Show in the Hickman Theater on Wed. Oct. 31 at 1:30pm. Tickets are $5.00 and should be purchased in advance. Spanish Classes to Resume: Beginning Spanish is offered every Thursday at 9:30am followed by Advanced Spanish at 10:30am. Free. Italian Classes to Resume: Beginning Italian and Advanced Italian Conversation Classes are offered every Thursday at 6pm. Italian Conversation for Travelers, Intermediate Italian and Advanced Italian Workshop students meet at 7pm. Free Tarantella Folk Dance Classes are also offered at 7:30pm. Courtesy of the Italian-American Society of St. Petersburg. Must be a Senior Center registered member. Classes are free. Phones for Hearing Impaired: The Deaf and Hearing Connection will provide phones at no cost for hearing impaired Floridians on Tues. Sept. 18, 9:30am to 11:30am. Hospice New Programs : Learn about the new programs offered by Hospice on Tues. Sept. 18 at 1pm. You will be surprised to hear of the ways they have expanded their services. Flea Market: We are collecting items for our next big sale (Oct. 12) and would love to have your gently used jewelry, brica-brac, small household goods, etc. Due to lack of space we are unable to accept clothing, books and electronic items. Senior Trips: Looking for fun? Join others for trips to the Hard Rock Casino on Sept. 22nd at $20 (includes $5 food voucher and $15 for free play); Mission Inn with Meal & Tour on Sept. 18 at $49; Dali Museum & Titanic Exhibit at the Mahaffey on Oct. 8 at $69. Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for details on these and other 2 or 3 day tours. SPECIAL SERVICES Snack Bar: Bring a friend to the Senior Center and enjoy a light breakfast for only $2.50 or lunch for only $3.00. In a hurry? Order a boxed lunch-to-go by calling 8932259. Great food! Great prices! 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 http://www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 33 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 am-1:00 eSalon: Tuesdays, 3 5 pm. Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Learn how! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with 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 Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library Book Sale: Saturday, September 29, 10 am 2 pm Citizenship Classes: Mondays, 5:00 7:00 pm. FMI, contact Adriana Santos, 727222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email asantos@ umcm.info. Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-360-9069. Gulfport Prompt Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. (previously known as Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers). Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: Thursdays, 4:30 6 pm. FMI: call 727-2381688. 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. Affordable Health Care Act & Medicare informational meetings: Fridays, September 14 and 21, 1:00-3:00 pm. Hosted by Jeffrey Freeman. Sponsored by Organizing for America. Suncoast Hospice Bereavement Group: Tuesday, September 18 and 25, 1:30-3:00 pm. FMI, call 727-523-3455. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, September 20, 10:00 am. Discussion of 1984, by George Orwell, 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. 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. Reading Assistance Dog Maya: September 13, 3:30 4:30 pm. Call to schedule an appointment, 893-1074. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, Sept. provided by the Library! FMI, call 8931073. Starting in September monthly craft programs: Back to School Craft, Saturday, September 15 at 2:00PM. FMI call 8931074. Seasonal Crafts for Kids: Saturday, September 29, 1:30-2:30 pm. Welcome Pat back and create fall-themed objects using recycled materials ***In Our Own Words: Book Writing Contest. Saturdays Starting on October 6. Children will have a chance to create a book and participate in workshops. The Winning books to be published by Trace Taylor Books! FMI call 893-1074*** Teen Programs Teen Afternoon program: Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00 pm. FMI, call 893-1074 & ask for Sheri. ***In Our Own Words: Book Writing Contest. Saturdays Starting on October 6. Teens will have a chance to create a book and participate in workshops. The Winning books to be published by Trace Taylor Books! FMI call 893-1074***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 refundable 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 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 or allymorrell@ scotsmanfitness.com p.m. & 7:45-8:45. Call 482-2125 for info Call Heather at 850-264-1715 poli at 813-855-3112. Kalina at 727-251-0424. Diane at 459-1399. 748-6612 & Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 3456708. Jack at 280-4276 Center, Wed., 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. Tamara at 512-2763. Patsi at 727-501-3559 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 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 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 ST. PETE GLITTER QUEENS Fundraiser for Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club Arts Academy Sat., Sept. 15, 7pm Tks $50 includes dinner, entertainment, auction, music & dancing www.stpetegltterqueens.org 727-579-4264 WEEKLY LESSONS & DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-1pm Intermediate Lesson 1-2pm Beginner Lesson 2-3 Dancing 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 Thursday, Sept. 13 & 27 Salsa Dance 6:30-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 Thursday, Sept. 20 MEET THE CANDIDATES 6:00 pm Free & open to the public City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068 Senior Center5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237 SPECIAL EVENTS Celebrate National Senior Center Month on Mon. Sept. 24 at 1:30pm with some free toe tapping music! Dont forget to visit the Snack Bar for some delicious snacks at great prices! Night in Italy : Mark your calendar now Fri. Sept. 28th. Includes Italian dinner at 6pm followed by entertainment in the Hickman Theater by the Italian American Society of St. Petersburg. Come and enjoy a wonderful evening! Tickets are $12.00 and must be purchased in advance. Flu, Pneumonia, Tetanus Shots: Immunization shots will be available on Tues. Oct. 2, 1-3pm. Bring Medicare or insurance cards. Medicare covers. Insurances will be billed for HMO/ Medicare Advantage recipients. For those paying cash: Flu vaccine: $25; Pneumonia: $80; Tetanus/Diphtheria/ Whooping Cough Vaccine: $70. First Senior Center Birthday Celebration: Come celebrate the Senior Centers 29th birthday on Wed. Oct. 10. A free theater performance by Van Davis will be held in the Hickman Theater at 1pm followed by free refreshments in the Senior Center Dining Hall. Donations to our Senior Center Food Pantry will be greatly appreciated. Operation Medicine Cabinet Presentation:How do you dispose of outdated meds? What should you know about medication interaction? Dont miss this special presentation on Tues. Oct. 16 at 1pm. Courtesy of Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services. Safety in the Home Presentation: Mon. Oct. 29 at 10:30am. Senior Center Talent Show Auditions: Auditions for the upcoming Senior Talent Show will be held on Wed. Oct. 17 and again on Oct. 24 at 1:30pm. Those selected will perform at The Senior Talent Show in the Hickman Theater on Wed. Oct. 31 at 1:30pm. Tickets are $5.00 and should be purchased in advance. Spanish Classes to Resume: Beginning Spanish is offered every Thursday at 9:30am followed by Advanced Spanish at 10:30am. Free. Italian Classes to Resume: Beginning Italian and Advanced Italian Conversation Classes are offered every Thursday at 6pm. Italian Conversation for Travelers, Intermediate Italian and Advanced Italian Workshop students meet at 7pm. Free Tarantella Folk Dance Classes are also offered at 7:30pm. Courtesy of the Italian-American Society of St. Petersburg. Must be a Senior Center registered member. Classes are free. Phones for Hearing Impaired: The Deaf and Hearing Connection will provide phones at no cost for hearing impaired Floridians on Tues. Sept. 18, 9:30am to 11:30am. Hospice New Programs : Learn about the new programs offered by Hospice on Tues. Sept. 18 at 1pm. You will be surprised to hear of the ways they have expanded their services. Flea Market: We are collecting items for our next big sale (Oct. 12) and would love to have your gently used jewelry, brica-brac, small household goods, etc. Due to lack of space we are unable to accept clothing, books and electronic items. Senior Trips: Looking for fun? Join others for trips to the Hard Rock Casino on Sept. 22nd at $20 (includes $5 food voucher and $15 for free play); Mission Inn with Meal & Tour on Sept. 18 at $49; Dali Museum & Titanic Exhibit at the Mahaffey on Oct. 8 at $69. Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for details on these and other 2 or 3 day tours. SPECIAL SERVICES Snack Bar: Bring a friend to the Senior Center and enjoy a light breakfast for only $2.50 or lunch for only $3.00. In a hurry? Order a boxed lunch-to-go by calling 8932259. Great food! Great prices! 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 http://www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org.
34 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Local ObituariesALONSO, RAUL O., 98, of St. Pete Beach, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, with loving family at his side. He was a professional engineer. Raul liked the beach and traveling but mostly loved spending time with his family and friends. Raul is survived by his children, Esther (Guillermo) Garcia, Raul (Gladys) Alonso, Lillian (Terrence) Lewis; his grandchildren, Raul, Richard, Gladys, Guillermo, Esther, Lourdes, Christina and Cynthia; his 13 greatgrand-children. A visitation will be held this evening (Thursday) from 5-8 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 7th at 3 p.m. FASO, TODD, age 44, of South Pasadena, died Aug. 31, 2012. Survived by loving family and friends. Holloway Funeral Home, Inc. Oldsmar, 813-855-2439. FORONDA, CLAUDE GILLET, 86, of St. Pete Beach, died on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife, Presentacion Medina Foronda; his son, Joseph Patrick Foronda; his daughter, Mary Ann Foronda Quinn; grandchildren, Calvin, William, Henri, Chad and Jacquelin; and great-granddaughter, Melinda. Claude, a veteran of World War II, was one of 10 brothers and sisters who played keyboards professionally in the Tampa Bay area for over 30 years. "Lolo" will be fondly remembered for his love of family, life, music, eating, and his mango trees. You will be missed, but will be in our hearts forever. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church on St. Pete Beach. A celebration of his life will be held after mass in the Parish hall. be made to Bay Pines VAHCS GPF 1086. HOWARD, RAYMOND KEITH, age 50, of South Pasadena, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at his home. He was the son of Virgil Raymond Howard and Emma Ettalene Ford Howard. He moved to Florida as a young child, and graduated from Buchholz High School in Gainesville. He attended Santa Fe Community College where he studied water treatment. He worked as a skilled short order cook, and was last employed at the campus of Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport. Keith is survived by his mother and by four sisters, Gayle Londeree (Bill) of Auburndale, Sherry McCullagh (Peter) of Gainesville, Darla Howard of Owensboro, KY, and Aleata Halbig (Dale) of Carmel, planned for Sept. 15th off the shores of Gulfport. MARINER, JACQUELYN A., of Arlington Heights, formerly of St. Pete Beach. Jacquelyn was born on April 21, 1937 in Chicago, to John and Irene (nee Stein) Shealy. She died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 peacefully in hospice care. Mrs. Mariner worked for many years at the Archdiocese of St. Petersburg and also for the City of St. Pete Beach. She was active in many ministries, but one of her greatest joys was reconnecting with her old friends and her book club. Jacquelyn is survived by her children, Bill (Lori) Mariner, John (Vicky) Mariner, Mary (Richard) Woody, Jim Mariner, Patty (Preston) Davis; her grandchildren, Bob and Jessica Mariner, Meghan, Lauren and Ryan Woody, Tripp Davis; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Robert G. Mariner, her son, Michael Mariner, and her parents. Memorial Mass, 9:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at Our Lady of the Wayside, 440 S. Mitchell, Arlington Heights. Private internment at Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Petersburg. given to Hospice and Palliative Care Zurich Rd, Barrington, IL 60010. Funeral information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH. com or 847-253-0168. O'NEILL, DOROTHY F. (DREW), of Centerville, MA, and St. Pete Beach, passed away on Aug. 31, 2012, at the age of 81 after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late, Clifford Drew and Frances (Goulding) Drew. She was a longtime parishner of two Catholic churches, St. John Vianney Church in St. Pete Beach and Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, MA. She is survived by her husband, Daniel J. Mills, MA. She is also survived by Bedford, she graduated with honors from Holy Family High School and Bridgewater State College with a B.S. in elementary education.She taught as an elementary teacher, grade for over 30 years. She retired in 1986 from the Betsey B. Winslow School. She was truly a dedicated teacher who loved her work and her students. She was a wonderful wife, mother and friend and will be sorely missed. Her funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, 9 a.m., from the Doane, Beal and Ames Funeral Home, 160 W. Main St., Hyannis, MA. Her Funeral Mass will follow at Our Lady of Victory Church, 230 S. Main St., Centerville, MA at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. ST. CLAIR, POONSRI "SARI" 62, of South Pasadena, passed away Sept. 4, 2012. Poonsri is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, Mark; son, Charmaine Kuehner; grandchildren, Joey, Tiffany, Stephanie, Justin, Samantha, Jacquelyn, Justice, and Hope; and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14th at the David C. Gross Funeral Home in St. Petersburg. Guestbook at davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 35 Obituaries (con't.)In Loving Memory ALISON MARIE FREELS Sept. 2, 1986 Sept. 5, 2007 us. We miss your sweet smile and warm, loving heart. We know you are on the beach waiting for us.Love forever, Mom and Roman Nakutny In Loving Memory DEBBIE LAYMAN ORR Oct. 3, 1957 Sept. 13, 2011 Deb, you and I go way back and dear friends, but a year ago when you went to Heaven to be with Billy BuckWheat, Champ, Albert Doc, Kirby, Joan, my sweet Susan and so many more, I lost my dearest friend, my Gulfport sister. I know I speak for all your Gulfport family when I say we love and miss you very much.Your Best-est "Bud" Terry Graham In Loving Memory BETTY J. WIGHTMAN (MYERS) Feb. 11, 1926 Aug. 31, 2012 afterglow of smiles when day is gone. softly down the ways, Of happy times, and laughing time, and bright those who grieve to dry before the sun, Of happy memories that I leave when life is done. Gulfport Gets EV Charging StationMichele Cavallo, a senior account executive with Progress Energy (now Duke Energy), explains how Gulfports new electric vehicle charging station works to councilman Henderson Saturday morning the entire city council unveiled the citys new electric vehicle charging station. The city pays the power for the charging station, located just east of the Casino on Shore Boulevard. Michele Cavallo, an account the station worked. According to Cavallo, Gulfport has one of eight stations in the area. St. Petersburg has three, St. Pete Beach has one by its city hall, Pinellas Park has two, and the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council has one. Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon and Vice Mayor Sam Henderson spoke with Cavallo after the unveiling about the possibility of using solar energy for the charger, which currently uses fossil fuel for power. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 the United States Department of Energy spent $1 million to fund 50 public charging stations within Progress Energys Florida service area. To use the station, simply plug in the electric vehicle. The city will pay the cost of the energy for the next two years; after that time it may elect to ask the users to pay for the power. Wa nt people to kno w what yo u re all ab out? Business Adve rt ising Fe at ur e
36 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Government Is Us politically philosophical statement even within the Democratic Party whose host committee at the Democrat convention in Charlotte was responsible for the video in which the statement was made. Obama staffers reportedly declined responsibility even though that was the central theme of the convention. Even if one concedes that all of us are, one way or another, a part of government local, state voluntary membership. Even putting government in the same category, as the video did, of your church or voluntary community organization, is an extreme position. A number of people pointed out the obvious: we us. issue is about a philosophy that government is imbedded in our private lives, that it is the keeper of the truth and the way, that it holds the solution to the problems of supplant private industry, that it can be a piggy bank for government of the day, that government is your constant companion. Obviously, there is a role for government, primarily military, law enforcement, education, taking care of the poor, and basic infrastructure. The questions have always been about how far those powers should extend. The Constitution was designed government and protect individual freedoms. The Founders, students of history and the behavior of men, feared the power of government. Government, after all, has the power you, to arrest you, to conscript you into its military. challenge today is the same as it was over 200 years ago. The recent history of the communist experiment is really all the proof needed. The larger and more powerful the government, the smaller and more Cuba is the government paradise to look at. When I visited several years ago I asked why buildings were falling down, why the plumbing and the apartments. Residents said they were waiting for the government workers to do the work. They had neither the tools, nor the incentive, nor the permission, to do the work. It There are those who believe the Constitution is outdated, that government needs to be streamlined and freed from the fetters of the Constitution. Still others believe that more government spending in more areas is more important than controlling the debt, or, if concerned about the debt, that more taxation is the solution to reducing that debt. And, still others believe that both of these events should occur for the citizen. I contend that the past history of communism and the current history of socialism and the sometimes limited socialism of Europe illustrates that solutions. Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 37 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Lunch 11-3 Ron's Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast 8:30-11am Kitchen Closed Steak-ums 1pm 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 Steak Dinner 6-8pm Stan Johnson 6:30-9:30pm Steak-O 1pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm Pizza available all day Early Bird Dinner 6pm Lee Jay Nelson 6:30-9:30pm 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. The Auxiliary is accepting donations for their Penny Auction on Oct. 9th. We invite Auxiliary members to attend our meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. We welcome your ideas. 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
38 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 8/31 Burglary Residence5300 Blk 11th Ave. S. Assault/Battery1000 Blk 49th St. S. Burglary Residence1800 Blk 52nd St. S. Animal Call2800 Blk Clinton St. S. Assist Citizen900 Blk 58th St. S. Saturday 9/1 Disorderly Conduct5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Burglary Residence5600 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Noise900 Blk 58th St. S. Hit & Run31st Ave. & 54th St. S. Shots Fired (Heard)5700 Blk 21st Ave. S. Person Down1300 Blk 49th St. S. Robbery5500 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Person Down28th Ave. & 52nd St. S. Animal Call5600 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Disturbance5000 Blk 29th Ave. S. Disturbance1800 Blk 55th St. S. Juvenile Trouble3200 Blk 58th St. S. Disorderly Conduct5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Domestic5700 Blk 31st Ave. S. Person Under Inuence28th Ave. & 52nd St. S. Drug Call4900 Blk Newton Ave. S. Domestic3000 Blk 49th St. S. Sunday 9/2 Vandalism5700 Blk 25th Ave. S. Disturbance5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Animal Call2600 Blk 59th St. S. Domestic6300 Blk 9th Ave. S. Vandalism5100 Blk Preston Ave. S. Animal Call58th St. & 28th Ave. S. Animal Call2800 Blk 54th St. S. Civil Matter4900 Blk Newton Ave. S. Animal Call1200 Blk Gray St. S. Assault/Battery4900 Blk Newton Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble1800 Blk 55th St. S. Monday 9/3 Civil Matter5800 Blk 17th Ave. S. Keep the Peace5600 Blk 16th Ave. S. Lost/Stolen Tag5300 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Juvenile Trouble5300 Blk 21st Ave. S. Civil Matter700 Blk Gray St. S. Noise2100 Blk 56th St. S. Civil Matter6100 Blk 12th Ave. S. Burglary Residence4900 Blk Newton Ave. S. Tuesday 9/4 Domestic5800 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Animal Call4900 Blk 26th Ave. S. Burglary900 Blk 58th St. S. Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Injunction Violation2800 Blk Kipps colony Dr. S. Civil Matter2200 Blk 57th St. S. Keep the Peace2200 Blk 53rd St. S. Animal CallTangerine Ave. & 51st St. S. Drug Call1800 Blk 55th St. S. Wednesday 9/5 Person Down15th Ave. & 54th St. S. Animal Call4900 Blk Newton Ave. S. Animal CallTangerine Ave. & 52nd St. S. Person Under Inuence5200 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Person Under Inuence2600 Blk 53rd St. S. Domestic5000 Blk 9th Ave. S. Burglary Residence2600 Blk 44th St. S. Burglary Residence1600 Blk 53rd St. S. Armed Person900 Blk 58th St. S. Burglary Residence6300 Blk 14th Ave. S. Civil Matter5600 Blk 11th Ave. S. Hit & Run2000 Blk 52nd St. S. Theft5000 Blk Jersey Ave. S. DomesticTangerine Ave. & 55th St. S. Noise5200 Blk 18th Ave. S. Thursday 9/6 Animal Call53rd St. & 18th Ave. S. Animal Call5000 Blk 26th Ave. S. Animal Call4900 Blk 29th Ave. S. Burglary Residence700 Blk 51st St. S. Juvenile Trouble5200 Blk 31st Ave. S. Burglary Residence5100 Blk Preston Ave. S. Noise5300 Blk Tangerine Ave. S.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 39 Try your hand at SudokuBy Scott LafeeWhere Theres Smoke, Theres Fire Decades of public and private health efforts have drummed into most American heads that smoking is bad for ones health. On average, according to the Centers for Disease Control, smokers die 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers. Less than 1 in 5 Americans smoke, but smoking still accounts for about 1 in 5 deaths annually. Thats grim, but its grimmer almost everywhere else. A new study says tobacco use worldwide is growing, fueled by not just lax or nonexistent public health efforts, but by active government advocacy based on shortterm economic considerations. Governments around the world need to start giving economic and regulatory advantages to agricultural products that promote health, instead of to products such as tobacco that kill people, said Gary A. Giovino, senior author of the study published in the journal The Lancet. In the absence of effective actions, about one billion people worldwide will die prematurely in the next century from tobacco use, Giovino said. And most of those deaths and the health care and economic costs that come with them, will be borne by lowerand middle-income countries. The study surveyed 3 billion people in 14 lowand middle-income countries (Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, the Philippines, Poland, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vietnam), making comparisons with the United States and the United Kingdom. -Forty-nine percent of men and 11 percent of women used tobacco (smoked, smokeless or both). -While womens tobacco-use rates remain low, women are beginning to smoke as early as men, around age 17 instead of in their 20s. -The majority of tobacco users smoked manufactured cigarettes. -China had the highest number of tobacco users at 301 million people (including 52.9 percent of men) followed by India, with 274 million people ( 47.9 percent of men). -Quit ratios were highest in the U.S. and the U.K., as well as in Brazil and Uruguay, where tobacco control activities are strongest; they were lowest in China, India, Russia and Egypt -Currently, tobacco use worldwide causes more than 5 million deaths per year. Current trends show that it will produce more than 8 million deaths annually by 2030. BODY OF KNOWLEDGE The average shoe size for an American male adult is size 9, for a female, size 7. DOC TALK Claudication -limping caused by a reduction in blood supply to the legs. PHOBIA OF THE WEEK Ipovlopsychophobia -fear of having ones photograph taken. BEST MEDICINE A man went to see his doctor because he was suffering from a miserable cold. His doctor prescribed some pills, but they didnt help. On his next visit, the doctor gave him a shot, but that didnt do any good, either. On the mans third visit, the doctor told the man to go home and take a hot bath. the doctor said, the man was to throw open all the windows and stand in the draft. But doc, protested the patient, if I do that, Ill get pneumonia. I know, replied the physician. I can cure pneumonia."
40 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Gulfports Gallery Renaissance Several years ago Gulfport boasted several art galleries, but one by one they all closed. Still, the city always contained several studios and many artists just no galleries. Until last Saturday. On September 8, Domain Home Accessories opened The Gallery, a 750 square foot gallery featuring mostly Gulfport artists. The gallery does includes work from greater Tampa Bay and one house artist working out of South Carolina, Kimberly Dawn. Its an incredible showcase of Gulfport artists, The Gallery manager Mike McCue says. McCue, who used to own Domain and still works there, spearheaded The Gallerys opening. When Renee Originals, a longtime renter on Beach Boulevard, gave her notice, Domain snapped up the neighboring spot the same day. McCue, owners Bobbi Stapleton and Mike Knettel, and local workers treated mold, ripped out carpets, repainted, and created a gallery. The Gallery, McCue says, is something the communitys been asking for for artists. I think Gulfport is going through a wonderful renaissance. At the ribbon showing (The Gallery bucked tradition and opted not to cut the velvet ribbon), Mayor Mike Yakes praised the work. thought, every dream Ive ever had. Every thought, he said, he saw in The Gallery. Co-owner Micharl Knettel thanked the crowd gathered. Everyone of you, he said, perched atop a bench, is why were here. Local artists include glass artist Owen Pach, photographer Mel Lowe and mixed medium artist Jonathan Schork, as well as a bevy of others. The Gallery features a cross-section of the Gulfport Art Community. McCue calls it Bohemian. Its not a snooty, pretentious gallery, he says Its real work from local artists. artists whose work you will see at The Gallery, and look for our upcoming artist Reopening Soon! The Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Drive SE (next to Coast Guard commissary) will reopen for the season on September 30th. Food will be available. Dance the Polka, Swing and Waltz. Bring the whole family (children welcome). For more information call Bev at 727-526-6835 or visit www.polishamericansociety. com. Womens Fellowship to Host Luncheon The Womens Fellowship of Passa-Grille Beach Community Church invites you to their October 8 luncheon at 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Lunch will be by Panera Bread at a cost of $10. The program Organizing and Decluttering follows lunch at 12:30 p.m. Beth Warren of Welcome Home Relocations asks Is there a way to have clutter and still be organized? This program discusses the top ten reasons we may be attached to some of our possessions and become stressed when we think about streamlining. It offers a broad look at our societys obsession with stuff. Contact Barbara Smith at email@example.com or 367-3202 to sign up. You may also call the church at 360-5508. They are located at 107 16th Avenue in St. Pete Beach. Free Eye Health Seminar Diabetes is the #1 cause for vision impairment! To learn more about the diseases that affect your eyes, such as Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma, plan to attend a free eye health seminar at Boca Ciega Center, 1414 59th Street S., Gulfport, on Tuesday, October 2nd at 3 p.m. This educational opportunity is being provided by The Healthy Vision Institute. For more information, or to R.S.V.P., contact Ruth Gruhn, Activity Director at 727-344-4608.
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42 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Yoga Returns Yoga with Valerie on Wednesday mornings is back at the Gulfport Recreation Center starting Wednesday, September 5. Class starts at 9 a.m. and cost is $10 a class or $35 if you pay by the month more information call Valerie at 727-557-4258 or go to her websiteyoga mat and a bottle of water. Casino to Host High Rollers For one night only, the historic Casino becomes what its name implies, a riproaring, high stakes Las Vegas style gambling Casino featuring all the games like poker, blackjack, roulette and craps. Add to all that, the sounds of slot machines and the shouts from a rollicking Texas Hold-Em 8th is that night and everyone is invited to The Casino Royale on the Bay!. A minimum donation of $20 per person or $35 per couple, ($25 at the door), goes to support the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Small Business Mentor Program and The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center Foundation. Co-sponsored by The City of Gulfport, and supported by The West Coast Queens Council of The also be live music, a silent auction, hors doeuvres, cash bar and great prizes including a fabulous weekend for two at the Tradewinds Resort. The number of tickets are limited by the capacity of the Casino. To reserve your tickets now, or become a Sponsor, please contact The Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce at 727-344-3711 or Ruth Gruhn, Chair, at 352-410-0801. 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 Septembers program includes: Equipment for Your Boat Sept. 18, and Waterway Watch/Trailering Your Boat Sept. 25. Cost is $40 for 13 weeks and includes new 400-pages of materials. Call Jim at 360-4846.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 43 Free Italian Language Classes The Italian-American Society of St. Petersburg will begin its series of free Italian classes on Thursdays at 6 p.m. at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue S. in Gulfport. Classes are offered in beginning, intermediate, and advanced Italian. People of all ages are welcome. The schedule of classes is as follows: 6 p.m. Beginning Italian, Advanced Italian Conversation and at 7 p.m. Italian Conversation for Travelers, Intermediate Italian and Advanced Italian Workshop. Free Italian Tarantella Folk Dancing Classes are also offered at 7:30 on Thursdays at the same location. Call 727-224-8731 for further information.Join Gulfport Toastmasters Gulfport Toastmasters has grown They have changed their time and moved to a new location to support their growing membership. They meet every Wednesday evening from 6:15-7:30 p.m. at The Peninsula Inn & Spa (2937 Beach Blvd, Gulfport). Gulfport Toastmasters Club! speaking and increase your selfin your job or with your volunteer activities through more effective communication skills and leadership training. practice organizing your thoughts and presenting them clearly. can enhance what you already know and practice new skills. Come as often as your schedule allows! For questions, contact Robert Wilson at 727-417-5777 or email at email@example.com.
44 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Dave Highlands of St. Petersburg took his Gabber to visit Superman in Metropolis, Illinois.Everyday Cheap$kateBy Mary HuntThree Rs Put Finances Back on Track the American family. And its also true that gaining control over ones families and change the future. For that, I am eternally grateful. Let me assure you right up front that it is possible for you to gain things may appear right now. In the same way you had to learn the three Rs as a child (reading, riting and rithmetic!), there are three Rs form the foundation of meaningful change. Responsibility contributing circumstances, until you are willing to take full responsibility probably little hope for meaningful change. You may need to take responsibility for not participating Perhaps you feel paralyzed by a divorce settlement you dont perceive to be fair. Or you no longer feel responsible for a student loan because youve quit school or you arent working in your profession of choice. You demonstrate your commitment to take full responsibility when you: 1. Accept ownership. Even if you were not the only contributor to the mess, you need to take responsibility for it. Stop looking back, stop wishing, and stop whining. If it has your name on it, its your responsibility. 2. Stop running. Like most who ground, youre not really sure exactly how much you owe. Instead of hanging up on your creditors, throwing away the bills and doing everything you can to avoid facing the music, stop running. Accept the calls, do the right thing, learn the truth, get it down in writing, inhale deeply, and take responsibility. 3. Make a commitment. If you will promise to do whatever it takes to repay your debt and learn to live within your means, I can promise you a bright future. It wont be a bed of roses -but it will be worth it, I promise you that. Regret. There are two aspects to this second R. 1. Regret must be genuine. Its important that you regret making poor choices. Perhaps you arrogantly presumed on future income to cover present whims, lied to your spouse need to regret whatever it is that has contributed to where you are. But its more than that. 2. Regret must also include repentance. To repent means simply to turn around and go in another direction. You have to stop doing things the way you have been. Repair. There are many ways to Credit Counseling (www.nfcc.org) is one way. Another is to develop your own get-out-of-debt plan. Above all, you need to concentrate on reducing expenses and increasing income. The good news is that putting the situations can be repaired, and in less time than you ever dreamed possible.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 45 We are FamilyBy the time you read this, Ill be on vacation, and I have to tell you, I have a serious case of vacation brain. Im having a hard time thinking about work. For part of the time Ill be in Costa Rica, trekking through rain forests and watching a volcano through my room. Hopefully, the volcano will not erupt. I mean, they already had an earthquake this month, so I think theyre full up on disaster. I hope. The rest of the time Ill bum around Florida and relax at home, trying valiantly not to check the Gabbers Facebook page and my work e-mail. In my stead youre going to see a familiar face popping into your events. Well, shell be familiar to some of you Shelly Wilson worked at the Gabber a decade ago, and shes recently (very recently, as in just this week recently) returned from a three year stint in Denmark. Shes graciously agreed to hang out around town and take some pictures for the paper. If you see her around town, be nice. Shes a lot kinder than I am. Ill admit, I feel childish at how excited I am to have her back home, even if Im celebrating her return by leaving the country. Shelly worked at the Gabber when I started there, and out of that grew a friendship, and even though she hasnt worked I cant think of the paper and, by extension, Gulfport without associating it with her. Last week I spent some time talking with Chamber President Lori Rosso about Gulfport and our ties to the city. We came to Gulfport around the same time, and weve shared observations over the years. I dont always agree with the Chamber of Commerces actions, but I always like Lori a great deal, so it was a pleasure to sit and relax with her. One of the things we talked about is what Gulfport means to us. For me, Gulfport was exactly what I needed at a challenging time in my life, and even though I live across the bridge now, the tiny town holds a special place in my heart. Whenever I get frustrated with the job and think about quitting (its been nine years, people, and Im amazed Im still hanging in here), I cannot conceive of a life without Gulfport and the Gabber. Its not that my world is so small as much as it is that you are all so big. Ive written about family before, and I love certain members of my blood family tremendously. Others? Well, if I never saw them again, my life would likely not be any worse for the absence. As an only child, I learned to make my family with my friends, and thats what Ive done with Shelly and, to an extent, some of you. Because, really, we can talk about community and neighborhoods all we want, but what weve all done here is make our own families. Ive done it with Shelly and the girls (Leah and Stacey and the rest youve heard me talk about them enough in the past, Im not going to rehash it here) and I see you all do it with each other. Im honored to be a part of it, on any level, and I think that the fabric of our community is composed of family units that have little to do with blood and more to do with love. If youve reached the point in the column where youre waiting for me to start in on some group or another or launch into some bitter invective about trees or city council, Im about to disappoint you. You see, I really do I think that the people, more than the location, more than the restaurants, more than the quirkiness, make it so. that could be done better in Gulfport, its still wonderful. Yes, some of the properties could look a lot better and no, our beach isnt on par with the barrier island beaches. Some Thursdays you love me and some Thursdays you hate me and some weeks we all love each other and some weeks we all hate each other. But were all tied to each other, bound by an invisible thread of shared experiences and community. We all may bicker, but at the end of the day we lean on one another. Take, for example, that unpleasantness when St. Pete Gulfportians for crime on 49th Street. The week before it happened, a resident criticized Gulfport Councilman Dan Liedtke (for an unrelated matter) in a meeting, stopping only at the mayors insistence. When Councilman Liedtke later responded Gulfportians, that same woman stood again to thank him, and I believe she meant it. Its like this: I can say whatever I want about my family, but that doesnt mean you can say it. Gulfports the same way: everyone in Gulfport knows, on some level, that the entire citys in this together. Gulfports making it through tough times and looking towards better things, and, at the end of the day, its because of who the city is. Family. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com.
46 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 Oliver was among a colony of 17 stray cats that was rescued this summer. His eyes were so infected that they could not be saved. This 5-month old sweetheart loves to give kisses and rub his head against your face. Oliver needs to be adopted with his sister, Olivia who serves as his eyes watching over him and guiding him. While Oliver is reserved, Olivia is very outgoing and mischievous. Both have glossy black coats and are completely vetted. by calling foster mom Sue at 727-504-2343. Save Our Strays Belle is a 2 year old, 53 lb female Rottie mix. This gal is petite for her breed and full of love. Belle recently had a litter of pups and is now ready for a new home herself. To learn more about Belle and our other adoptable animals, please contact Pet Pal Animal Shelter at Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd Street S. in St. Petersburg. Call 727-328-7738 or visit www.petpalanimalshelter.com. Pet Pal Animal Shelter By Matthew Margolis Right Idea, Wrong Dog Picture it: A family of six goes to the shelter looking for a dog. They choose an older dog because they dont want to deal with puppy issues. Back at home, right off the bat, they are confronted with food aggression and growling. wants to return the dog to the shelter before someone gets hurt. Dad wants to keep the dog and teach his kids that dogs arent lamps that you return if they dont work as expected. The kids love the dog just as he is and want to keep him. At this point in the game, everyones wrong. They cant keep the dog without professional intervention. This dog, in his current state, needs the help of a trainer or behaviorist who specializes in aggression. That said, training always helps, but it isnt a guaranteed cure. Returning the dog to the shelter is an option, but its not ideal. Shelter animals face tough odds getting adopted once. Twice? And after being returned due to aggression? Doesnt bode well for the dog. Keeping the dog and working with him to manage the aggression is also an option. But its not one most lawyers, doctors, vets, animal control with kids in the house. The best option for all involved is a creative version of both. First, enlist a professional trainer who understands aggression and has had success controlling it -stat. There are also trainers who do board and train. Its typically more expensive, but it serves the dual purpose of getting the dogs behavior under professional management and getting the dog away from the kids. networking the dog. Rescue groups with their networks of volunteers may be able to locate a dog-savvy foster home without kids, giving the dog a temporary home until something permanent can be found. When they dont have space readily available, some of these groups have outreach programs, which essentially turn you into the dogs foster family while they network the dog on their site, at their adoption events and on online services such as PetFinder. There are also sanctuaries of last resort, such as Best Friends Animal Society. So get your Google going, and dont rule anything out. Whatever you do, dont make the mistake of assuming that because a dog has behavior problems no one will ever want him. There are thousands of dog lovers out there who love a challenge. There are legions of professionals who prefer a project to an easy dog. There is help to be found. These folks made a mistake. They went to a shelter not knowing how to choose the right dog for them, and they chose wrong. They arent bad people. The dog isnt a bad dog. Its chance to teach their kids what really matters: Everyone makes mistakes. The answer isnt to live with it. The answer is to take responsibility, move on, and do better next time.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 47 Remembering 5201 Tangerine If you drive down Tangerine Avenue from 49th Street to 55th Street in Gulfport, you cannot miss the two-story building with the bright yellow vinyl siding on the The building, now being refurbished into a single family residence, was the home of my dad John R. Junior Bowen and mom Margaret, from the late 1930s until 1955, with interruptions due to dads joined the family in 1940, my brother Gary in 1945, and my sister Joyce in 1952. and my father ran the grocery store, Bowens Market, on dad purchased the building, it was called Community Grocery. Running a grocery in a residential neighborhood was not without challenges. My mom remembers irate neighbors accusing my dad of deliberately blowing smoke from burning trash into their homes. The sight of the building brings back many fond memories for me. I learned how to work by windows, bagging potatoes, sacking groceries, stocking shelves and other chores as assigned. I can still hear my fathers admonitions to look for something that needs to be done and do it or keep a towel on your belt so youre ready to clean. He tried to teach me to butcher meat but I only made it to deboning the long beef bones. My least favorite job was getting up early on Saturday mornings to boil, peel and cut up the potatoes for the potato salad dad made for the deli section. By doing chores my allowance was bumped up to ten dollars a week! I enjoyed riding with my dad to the Tampa docks about once a week to purchase bananas off the boats from the Gulf or freshly made authentic Cuban bread from the bakery to make the everpopular Cuban sandwiches. brother Gary and I had was access to the soft drink container downstairs. We would help ourselves to a bottle; then, holding them behind our backs return upstairs to ask dad if we could have a soda. I am positive he was never fooled by this technique but he said yesmore often than not. Often I would bounce baseballs, or rubber balls, against the side of the building until dad could stand the sound no longer and yell out the side door to knock it off. Once, my brother, in the heat of a hand axe at me and missed my head by inches but stuck in the wooden frame of that year old. Using small, hard, unripe guavas to throw and trash can lids for shields we fought those battles for hours. My great grandfather, Alonso Bowen, used to sit on the wood benches in front of the store and tease the passing young women by picking up the hems of their skirts with his cane. My father was a hard worker with a big heart. He often let his customers take food on credit and many times over the years, payment never came. In the early years of owning the store, he could not afford a cash register and would check out customer purchases using a stubby lead pencil and writing each price on the bag, still folded, and very rapidly totaling head. One day I heard dad call out Maggie! his pet name for my mother, from the bottom of the inside stairs. When we came to the top of the stairs, there was dad at the bottom with his hand wrapped in a bloody towel. He had ground off the tip of his middle meat grinder. With my mom minding the store, he drove himself to Mound Park Hospital (now Bayfront Hospital) in St. Petersburg for medical attention and came home with a shorter us the woman waiting for him to grind some sirloin for her almost fainted at the sight of his bloody hand. True to form, he told her the ground meat would be left without it. John Bowen loved people and liked to joke with the men and tease the women. One of his favorites to a young woman was, Are your eyes bothering you? me. Corny, yes, but over the years he compiled a repertoire of these which he used until his death. Our family called them his corn. repeating one of them but not nearly with the success my dad enjoyed. On the SW corner of the building, my uncle, Kendall Bowen, built a metal stairway with a landing at the top just outside the front door. From that landing, with my Brownie Hawkeye, I shot a photo of one of the streetcar runs to the Gulfport Casino on its last day of service. Those years at 5201 Tangerine form a big chunk of my favorite childhood memories. I want to thank Lynne Brown of the Gulfport Historical Museum for her assistance in writing this article. I encourage you to visit the newly revamped displays in the Museum at 5301 28th Avenue South in Gulfport.
48 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. What are Health Care Surrogates and Living Wills? A thoughtfully prepared disability plan should cover who should handle a disabled persons health care matters as well as their property management issues. After all, health care matters are of monumental importance because of their deeply personal character and the consequences those decisions might have on the persons length and quality of life. The best way to avoid a guardian being appointed by the court to make these health care decisions is to designate a Health Care Surrogate. The Health Care Surrogate should be in a good position to use substituted judgement for the disabled person, the principal, and thus should have a solid grasp of the disabled persons attitudes, the quality of satisfactory, and his or her religious beliefs and philosophy of life. The in placing these important judgments into the hands of the Health Care Surrogate. A competent person has the right to refuse medical treatment for any reason whatsoever, even if that refusal will result to an otherwise preventable death. But what happens if that person is unable to communicate his or her wishes? A living will goes into effect if a person falls into a condition where recovery is almost impossible. It is a set of written instructions stating an individuals desire not to be kept alive through the use of medical technology when that individual is in a terminal condition and incapable of giving informed consent or refusal for further treatment. It also appoints someone to make such decisions on that persons behalf. A living will is one of the most important estate preservation techniques available to the average shown that a large portion of all health care costs in the United States are incurred in the last few days of a persons life. The cost burdens to the family members of individuals in terminal conditions are also considerable. Many families are forced to spend substantial amounts of their income and savings in order to medically prolong the lives of their loved ones for just a few days. St. Petersburg, Florida. The telearticle and other related legal topics. This column outlines general legal question about the law, please consult an attorney.
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52 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 PART TIME MAINTENANCE POSITIONAt Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Standard Work Week, M-F.; Flexible for Special Events. 727-347-9989 for more info. CAREGIVER/ROOMMATEWanted for Cooking & Companionship. Live-in. Everything Included and $50/wkly. Female Preferred. 727678-0166. GULFPORT CAFE LOOKING-to Hire Experienced PT Server for Weekends. Must be Upbeat, Personable, Reliable & Flexible. NonSmoker Preferred. Apply in person Fridays between 11am./1pm. Only and Mondays between 1:30/3pm. Only. Absolutely No Phone Calls! 5808 28th Ave. S. Gulfport. DRIVERS: LOCAL, GREAT PAY-& Benets. Home everyday. Pd. Holidays/Vac. 401K. CDLA. w/X end. School grads. Accepted 866-3583937. WANTED PERSON WITH TRUCK-or Van to Drive Occasionally. 727-541-4879. P/T CITY LIBRARIANThe Gulfport Library seeks a customer focused; team oriented Youth Services Library Professional. Major tasks consist of creating a welcoming atmosphere for children and young adults, creating youth and teen oriented programming (i.e. teen gaming nights, story-time, crafting, etc.), exercising responsibility for the selection, acquisition, organization and dissemination of youth services material. Knowledge of current trends in library services and youth literature a must. Other duties include; reference and readers advisory services in-person, over the phone and interfacing with patrons of all ages. Must be willing to work nights and weekends. Minimum requirements: Graduation from and American Library Association accredited four year college or university with a Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS), supplemented by two (2) years experience in professional library work. $16.383 P/H. Backgrounds, drug screenings and physicals will be conducted. Apply to: City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S., or via fax (727) 893-1005. E.O.E. Automotive 1995 CHEVY G-20 CONVERSION VANNew Tires/Alignment. 6Cyl. Seats 7. Asking $1200 OBO. 727-743-3519 1997 CHRYSLER SEBRING-Convertible. 52k miles, Garage kept, Red w/black top, all Power, Excellent Condition. $5000. 727-3604691REWARD $400MIN. $CASH NOW$For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest Same day service. Free Towing. 727-564-0831 or 727-458-3721. General GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. 2 HALLS FOR RENT-Small 150pp. Large 300pp. Weddings, Meetings, Celebrations. Lithuanian American Club 4880 46th Ave. N. St. Petersburg. Vida 727-866-7936. WOODED DISPLAY CASES-Dealer retiring. 727-260-0584. FULL SIZE TABLE TOP-Slot Machine. $250. 727-260-0584. PORTABLE COUNTERTOP-Dishwasher. Perfect Condition, Does a Full Load. $150. 727-260-0584. ACETYLENE/OXYGEN TANKS-Poo-totet. $175. JB Eliminator 6 CFM $90. 727-2351338. Marine 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. BOAT MOTOR & TRAILER1974 Johnson 70HP. Trailer ts 15 ft boat. All Very Good Condition. $3200 345-6882 1975 53FT GULFSTAR KETCHGreat Condition, Fully equipped, 2004 Full ret and repower. Asking $90,000 Must See! 727644-0806. See at www.sailboatlisting.com/ view/31542 Pets/Animals PITBULL FREE TO GOO HOME3-4 year old Beautiful Female. Loves people, kids. Good for a non pet family. Spayed, All shots, Currently taking obedience training. Perfect family dog! Call 727-365-9760. DELUXE KENNEL & AIRLINE BAGKennel 23.5 long, 17 high, 17 wide, 22 deep. $25. Leather Airline Approved Bag 19.5 long, 10.5 high, 10.5 wide, 17 deep. $50. 727-6863074 DOG GROOMING WORKSHOP 1/2 PRICELearn to Groom Your Dog Like a Pro. BYOD. October 6th, 11a.m.-4pm. 727-517-9546. email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Academy of Arts, Inc. DOG GROOMING SPECIAL$22.00 for Small Dogs (new Clients). $20.00 Bath & Nail Trim for Medium Dogs. Appt. Necessary. Academy of Animal Arts, Inc. Email us at email@example.com 727-5962547. STOLEN 3 MONTH OLD PITBULL-Puppy. Has Collar with Name Tag/Address. (Rosa). Vicinity of 13th & 11th Ave.S & 58th St. Please Call 727-954-8962. LOST 2 WHITE AND GRAY-Feral Kittens (vicinity of Walgreens & Gulfport Veterinarian Hospital). If Seen Please Call. 727-327-7215. They Need Attention ASAP. Wanted WOMEN IN MIDLIFE,-Life Long Sailor, would Like to Share use, Expenses, and Care of a small Sailboat 12-16. Dock Available. 508413-9101. Legal Notices FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Bonnie Hallcom desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name Bay Bead Creations located in Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. September 13, 2012. Help Wanted Pets/Animals PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965. Automotive PLACE YOUR AD HERE$15.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965.
Gabber September 13 September 20, 2012 53 FRI. & SAT.Albums, CDs, Movies, Fishing poles, electronics, tools, guitars, costume jewelry, Kids Misc. Lots of Misc. Rain or Shine! 5226 Gulfport Blvd. S. ESTATE SALE 3 piece Teak Wall Unit, Conover 1915 Upright Piano, Antique School Desk, Glassware, Misc. 4505 9th Ave. N. Saturday 8am.-3pm. 727-776-7280. Please Park on 45th St. MULTI FAMILY 2625 58TH ST. S.-Saturday 8am.-3pm. Clothes (infant to Adult). Baby Items, Household, Misc. ESTATE SALESunday, 9-2. 1819 Shore Dr. S. Unit 215. STETSON LAW COMMUNITY-Sale. Saturday 9/22/12. Off 61st St. and 22nd Ave. S. (Athletic Field). 8am.-12:30pm. INSIDE & OUT-2 Family. Friday & Saturday Furniture, Household, Misc. 2510 54th St. S. Low Prices! Card of Thanks 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. Happy Talk CLEAN, COZY 1BR-on Lake Maggiore. Nice Neighborhood. A/C and All Utilities Included. No Dogs. $600/Mo. 1st/last/security. Call 727392-6212. GULPORT AREA-2BR/1BA Newly Renovated Home. W/D, $700/Mo. 1st/last and $500/ Security, References Checked. No Smoking. NO Sec. 8. 727-346-8267. 2BR/1BA 1/2 HOUSE (REAR)Private Entrance, Large Living Room/Kitchen, Convenient Gulfport Location. $890/Mo. Incl. Water & Electric. Available Now! 973-271-7283. EXTREMELY CLEAN SUNNY 2BR Gulfport House, 1126 61st St. S. Next to Stetson, Bonus room off kitchen, enclosed back porch. W/D hook-up, c/h/a, ceramic tile oors, off street rear parking, small pet okay. Tenant pays utilities and yard work. Great property manager! No Section 8. $795/Mo. Call Sandy, 727-418-2242. CONDO APT. GULFPORT2BR/1.5BA, Ground Floor, Waterview, Small Pet Accepted. $850/Mo. & Deposit Includes Water, 1st, last $50 Non-Refundable Reference Check. 727347-2332. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. CUTE CLEAN 2BR GULFPORT HOUSE5310 Tangerine Ave. S. 1000SF, Across from Park, Nice enclosed back porch, c/h/a, w/d hook-up, Fenced backyard w/storage unit. Tenant pays utilities and yard work. No Section 8. $795/Mo. Credit/Background Check. Please call Sandy 727-418-2242. ST. PETE BEACH CONDOTotally Updated 1/BR/1BA, 100 steps to beach, pool, water & cable included, No pets, $1050/Mo. 727-4238044.ST. PETE BEACH1BR/1BA, Clean & Quiet, Brand New Pergo oors & Paint. Near Beach, Shops & Restaurants. First & Security. $30 Application Fee. $750/Mo. Annual. 727-417-6915. GULFPORT 1BR/1BA-in Tri-Plex. Living Room/Dining, Large Backyard. Recently Updated. Parking. $700/Mo. plus. Private Entrance and off St. Parking 727-851-9717. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965.TOWN SHORESAnnual or Seasonal. Nottingham Bldg. 2BR/2BA, Covered Parking. End Unit, Magnicent Views. New carpet, paint & tile. Available Furnished/Unfurnished. 678-222-8403. TOWN SHORES WATERFRONT-large 1BR, almost 1100sqft. Furnished, over 55. Patio, steps to pool on the bay Rent includes cable, wi-, w/s/g. Covered parking. Call 727-2046767. Available now. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. 2BR/1BA/1CG DUPLEX APT.-$675/Mo. $300/Deposit. 5286 18th Ave. S. No Smoking, Petless. Clean, Quiet Area near School and Shopping 727-323-4563. NICE 1/1 CONDO/APT Big, Quiet, Safe. North Central St. Pete. Walk-in Closet, C/H/A, No pets, N/S, Lease $550/Mo. 727-510-8784. SPECT A CULAR 2BR/2B A Cor ner-Condo at Dolphin Ca y. Completely moder niz ed unit with an incredib le serene vie w from almost ev er y room. Ne w car pet, freshly painted with almost ne w appliances w alk-in closets. Underco ve r par king, ele v ators w asher/dr ye r, large balconies pool, clubhouse w alking trails fitness center in gated community $1450.Mo Call Melissa Ya rd y RE/Max Pref erred 727-459-2329 p r r r r r r r 5610 & 5612 18TH AVE. S.-Updated Large 1BR Duplex. Tile/Wood look Flooring. New A/C. Must See Inside. Available 10/1. Non-Smoker, No Pets. $600-$625/Mo. 1st and $625/Security. Background Check. 727-343-9309. TOWNHOUSE CONDO-3445 41st Terr. S. 55+ Gated. 2BR/2.5BA, Kitchen with Washer/Dryer/Dishwasher. 1325sqft., orida room. Free Cable, Pool, Tennis. $775/Mo. 727-289-8814. 55+ FIVE TOWNS CONDO1BR/1BA, Newly Painted, No Smoking/Pets. Pools. 1 Yr. Lease. $600/Mo. includes W/S/Gas Heat, Maintenance. 941-957-0397. 1BR COTTAGE AND 1BR MOBILE-home. $550/Mo. plus $250/Dep. Excellent Location. Good Tenants Wanted. 727-410-6599. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need PT Handyman Possible live-in. 727-289-3588. Yard/Garage Sale Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Rent
54 Gabber September 13 September 19, 2012 FURNISHED STUDIO APT.-in Quiet Gulfport Neighborhood. Perfect for Single person. All Utilities Included. $600/Mo. plus Security and Last. 727-424-9269. ST. PETE BEACH CONDO-Isle of the Bay #110. 1BR/1BA, Tile, Waterfront, Dock, Pool. No Smoker/No Pets. $725/Mo. Yearly. $1325/ Mo. Seasonal. (minimum 4/Mos.) RALSTONS REALTY 727-367-6702. Seasonal CONDO FOR RENTPlease call F rank @ Helene s Realty727-452-8008 AnytimeNicely furnished 1 bedroom Condo Overlooking P ond and Close to Club House and P ool. Av ailable September 1,2012 Rent $800 per month, Vacation Rentals S. PASADENA WATERFRONT COMPLEX1BR./1BA, complex laundry, pools, tennis, 24hr gate guards. Minimum 90 days, 55+, References, Credit check. Yearly $700. Seasonal $$1100 +tax month. Exchequer Inc. 727-3675647 ST. PETE BEACH GULF FRONT2BR./2BA., balcony, W/D, dishwasher, pools, tennis, Guarded 24hrs.. Minimum 90 days. No Pets/ Smokers. Avail Sept.-Dec.30th $2000 + tax/ month. Exchequer Inc. 727-367-5647 Real Estate Wanted WANTED 3 PARTNERSTo purchase commercial building in Gulfport. Why should we throw our rent money away and we can own. 727-643-1183. ST.PETE BEACHFurnished, 2nd Flr. 1BR/1BA., +balcony. Some Gulf views, updated, pool, complex laundry, internet, on-site rental ofce. $138,800 Exchequer Inc. 727367-5647 FOR SALE BY OWNER-S. Pasadena. Great Water View, Large 2/2 Condo. Updated, Corner Unit. Pool, Fishing Pier, Hospital. 55+, No Pets. Owner Anxious to Sell. Offers Considered. Call 1-815-621-1690. WANTED 3 PARTNERSTo purchase commercial building in Gulfport. Why should we throw our rent money away and we can own. 727-643-1183. 727-448-9174 Chatham #411 1 Bed/1.5 Bath, Deluxe unit, updated, furnished, move in read y, carport. Embassy #607 1 Bed/1.5 Bath, Deluxe Unit,Updated, with carport Move in Read y, Bay Views C all me for y o ur bu y in g a nd sell i n g need s Resid ential Real Est a te, In c.Darren Owens T own Shor es Priced to Sell !! Rita M. Stutzman RealtorT own Shor es 55+ Specialist & Resident727-723-4164 NEW ON MARKET Rentals Hampton #308 2br/2ba Standard ..... Annual $900/ mo. Jamison -. 1br Deluxe, Renovated......... Annual $750/mo. Jamison 105 -2BR/2BA, Standard Covered Pa rking ...........................................................................................$72,000Manchester 605 Large 1BR Deluxe, offering beautiful water views cov. parking, small cat accepted, priced to sell ........................................................................................ $60,500Investment Property Manchester 603 -($950/mo Annual, renters in place as of Oct. 1st ) 2BR/2BA Deluxe, 1,250 sf, Updated and Covered P arking ........................................... $129,000 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, Fr eshly P ainted, newer Carpet, Ceiling Fa ns and Va nity Covered Pa rking................... $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, Pe rgot 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, Fr ench 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 wate rv iews, small cat accepted, Covered P arking.................................................................................... ................$120,000Hampton 203 1BR Deluxe, New Kitchen and Windows Covered Pa rking....................................................................... $95,000Jamison 110 2BR/2BA Standard, ..................................................................................................................................$72,900Hampton 107 2BR/2BA Standard New Kitchen, Bath and Flooring, step out your back doorand enjoy the panoramic wate rv iews while sitting in the common area patio with barbeque, life doesnt get much better than this, Covered Pa rking................$118,500 SOLD Co ntra ct Pe nding in Just 1 Da y Co ntra ct P ending in Just 3 Da ysPlease call f or details Furnished Rentals Commercial Properties for Sale WANTED 3 PARTNERSTo purchase commercial building in Gulfport. 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