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No. 2307 April 25 May 1 2013 City Staff Shows Community Spirit at Relay For Life Gulfport Mayor Sam Henderson took multiple pies in the face to raise money for the American Cancer Society at this past weekends Relay For Life at the Michael J. Yakes Recreation Center in Gulfport. City staff made the pies.See Story, page 2 Not Done Singing YetBy Shelly Wilson By all accounts, Mike Furman shouldnt be here. After three heart attacks and two strokes, the 56-year-old disabled nurse is on his second pacemaker. The doctor told me I wouldnt live to see the end of the Sitting in the Florida sunshine on a gorgeous spring day, its easy to be optimistic. The usually goateed Mike is relaxed in a grey fedora hat and tropical shirt, See Mike Furman, page 45Mike Furman found love, found Gulfport and found himself onstage at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Hear him sing or croon for yourself every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Gulfport Beach pavilion. Upham Beachs Rocky Road temporary tee groins on Upham Beach. The permit allowed these structures to stand until permanent rocks replaced them, but budget cuts postponed the rock installation and renourishment. City commissioners voted to pressure the county to put in the permanent rocks now and then renourish the beach. See Upham Beach, page 6Land Development Code: Take Two Beach commissioners approved the land development code in January rules about signs in Eighth Avenue Community redevelopment district. It was in the code before they prior, but when they adopted it, Community Development Director commissioners in a memo that the omissions were inadvertent, and with a unanimous vote Tuesday evening the commission corrected the wording to accurately.Beach Classic Pete Beach will return to a more Beach Classic. In recent years the city helped keep the event running support, but next year the event will once again fall in the hands of Motion Sports Management, headed by north beach resident Al Johnson. Commissioners approved spending the bulk of this money covers the law enforcement for the event.
2 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 City Staff Shows Community Spirit at Relay For Life If you didnt want a pie in your face, you had to hula hoop your way out of it. Couldnt hula hoop? You could buy your way out, too. That was the deal Gulfport city staff cooked up to raise money for the city Relay For Life Team, the Superstars. Relay For Life, which took place Cancer Society. The proceeds will fund cancer research and assist people undergoing treatment for cancer. Relay teams raised money set up camp in the middle of the track. The event started with a survivor their caregivers kicked off the event Friday nights relay started strong fundraising team, Stetson Law up camp and holding fundraising events. Gulfport city staff held a silent auction and sold pies to throw at notable city employees, such as City Manager Jim OReilly, Lieutenant Joshua Stone, Mayor Councilman Michael Fridovich. The also had a bake sale and a silent All city staff volunteered their time. It was awesome. I had a blast, my family had a blast. I looked around Gulfport Technical Events Specialist Justin Shea said. Its a family An early morning thunderstorm and his daughter Brenna woke to my coffee run for the group, I looked abandoned the relay except for me and equipment scattered about, partially disassembled canopies, but no people. I greeted a few people who came out to participate in what were but all of our overnighters were gone. Brenna and I are proud to be had a great time, and look forward to Gulfport Relay For Life had raised South Pasadena Beautication Awards Compete in the First place and runner up awards in single dwelling, multiple dwelling and commercial categories. First place and signs for property. Runner ups awards presentation will be held at the Arbor Day celebration on April 26, at 6 p.m. in Galatea Garden at more information contact the Public
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4 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Spring for the Arts to Benet Creative Clay Creative Clay, Inc., will host its largest fundraising event of the year, Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. The cocktail gala, to be held on the Creative Clay member artists. Also of artwork donated by local artists and regional artists from FolkFest St. Pete, portrait drawings, food stations from local restaurants and a cash bar. Live music by La Lucha, professional swing dancers, complimentary swing dance lessons and celebrity host will round out the evening. available online at www.creativeclay. Tickets are $45 per person the day of the event. All ticket holders present at the event will be eligible to win an original painting by a Creative Clay member artist. All event proceeds will support Creative Clays programs. Event sponsorships are also available. Call to www.creativeclay.org/event/springfor-the-arts.Charity Bridal Show chance to win a vendor package for Of course you would! Join them April Boca Ciega Dr. for Tampa Bays most interactive Bridal Show with great register online will receive a free gift at the door. There will also be a Silent Auction with amazing donations for everyone to bid on. Proceeds from the silent auction go to our featured Come join some of the best wedding professionals in the industry at this beautiful water front venue. Visit www.i-do-bridalshows.com.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 5 FunDay Open House on the Waterfront Club invites area residents to enjoy a free party at the club and on the bay. Free hot dogs (while supplies tours, demonstrations, exhibits, kids prizes. People will learn about the Clubs active cruising program and its challenging racing opportunities. Of equal importance is the Clubs outreach to the community through its Sail School and Youth Sailing Program. Area teens will learn how they can join the clubs Sea Scout says Chairperson Jean Proach. During the festivities, a membership team will be on hand to show people how easy and inexpensive it is to become a part of Boca Ciega Yacht Club and enjoy its boating, social and community service activities. Membership is open to sailboat owners, want-to-be sailboat owners and those who have a love of sailing. Boca Ciega Yacht Club is located one block south of the Gulfport City Marina off 49th St. S. Turn left onto Adaptive Sailing and Kayak Clinic St. Petersburg Therapeutic Recreation and St. Petersburg Sailing Center partner to present an Adaptive Sailing and Kayak Clinic, with disabilities on Saturday, April necessary. Participants are given basic instruction on the boats and will have the opportunity to get out on the water with an instructor using specialized adapted boats and equipment. Family members, friends, and companions are welcome to join, providing space is available. Free program. Reservations required. Call Toddler Story Time Check out Toddler Story time at Gulfport Library every Thursday at songs and meet other caregivers in the community! For more information please contact Cailey, City of Gulfport us.
6 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Upham Beach, from front page harder and... get the residents there Should we be reaching out, because some of us know some Commissioner Marvin Shavlan asked. Commissioner Jim Parent about the request putting the renourishment in what he considered a more logical progression of action. The way its been in the past is that they nourish the beach, then dig it commenting that it made more sense to him to install the rocks before renourishing the beach. Barbecue Tasting at Boyd Hill Come enjoy a day of food, fun and entertainment on Saturday, April Try some of the best barbecue of the bay and you be the judge of who tasting bands are $5. Enter your own recipe for cash prizes. Applications at Pinellaspioneersettlement.org. BoGo Sale on 6-Month Aquatic Memberships The St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center has an offer you wont want to miss. buy a 6 month Aquatic member you will get 6 months free. This offer is valid on the purchase of a child, adult, senior or family 6 month pass. Each pass provides access to the heated pool with lap swimming, sun bathing, picnic areas, water slides, a childrens splash zone and much Drive, to purchase your membership. For more information visit www. Writing Workshop Starting May 7th book or the screenplay youve always wanted to, and learn how to position it to sell. This course is packed with information that will save you at the St. Pete Beach Community or visit www.spbrec.com.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 7 CLARIFICATION An article appeared in the April the Gabber that stated that Nancy Kelly and her partner Ann Marie spoke at the city council, when in fact, Ann Marie and Nancy Kelly are only friends. The Gabber apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. CTK needs Summer Clothes, Shoes Clothes To Kids has an urgent need for shorts, short-sleeve shirts and shoes in all sizes for students in have a spring cleaning and donate new or gently used clothing and shoes so they can continue to serve low-income Pinellas students on the free and reduced lunch program with a free school wardrobe. Lake Park, St. Petersburg to collect new or gently used shoes. They especially need little boys athletic face. Participants are encouraged to bring three pairs of new or gently Adult. There is no entrance fee. organization which provides free clothing to low-income, school-age children in Pinellas County, free of charge. For more information, please CTK was awarded a 4 star rating by Charity Navigator. Public Safety Boating Class An ABS (All about Boating 5 p.m. at the USCG Auxiliary Building pens and pencils and note paper. materials will be furnished. Upon completion the student will receive All materials are furnished for the student and you may take them with one hour for lunch and have several
8 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 4th Friday Food Truck Festival Come join Tampa Bays only night April 26th from 5 9 p.m. Top trucks such as Americanwiener, Keepn it Reel, Rennys Oki Doki, Maggie on the Move, Pao Truck, The Cheesesteak Truck, Mobile Munchiez, Curb Your BBQ!! Live music by Joel & Dakota, father/son duo from Tarpon Springs. Joel & Dakota will only be in Florida a few more weeks, so this is your time to jam to the great sounds of this father/son team!! Free admission and parking. Chairs welcome, coolers/alcohol prohibited. Corey Avenue is located just off Gulf Blvd. in downtown St. Pete Beach. coreyave.com. Come out to The Green Thumb Festival The Green Thumb Festival, St. Petersburgs annual Arbor Day and Earth Day celebration, returns The free family festival features horticultural and environmental exhibits, programs and seminars highlighting ways to landscape effectively, conserve natural resources, recycle, and improve the environment. Gerdes will accept the Tree City USA award along with along with special recognition for festival organizers, vendors and participants the main stage. a Silent Plant Auction, Plant Diagnostic Clinic, Grow and Share programs, and a Childrens Plant The Garden Club of St. Petersburg the Green Thumb Festival with a Standard Flower Show presented by the Florida Federation of Garden Fuller Recreation Center. Kids crafts, food court and entertainment for the whole family round out this popular weekend event. Volunteers are also needed. Visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 9 Island Nights Auction to Benet Sunshine Center Center will transform into a tropical island paradise from 6 9 p.m., as the Friends of the Sunshine Center, Inc. hosts the Island Nights Silent Auction celebration and fundraiser. Sail away with them and enjoy live island music, delicious food and drink, and activities. Among the auction items are one and two night stays at some of the best St. Petersburg beach resorts, golf at the Vinoy Resort Golf Course, tickets to Mahaffey Theater events, Tampa Bay Rays Upper Deck tickets and a promotional package, spa gift baskets and more. Tickets go on Polish American Society Beach Drive SE (next to Coast Guard served. Bring family and friends and support Polish heritage. You will meet all nationalities. Call Bev at Call for Artists The 49th Street South Business Association and the Gulfport Merchants Association issue a call The event takes place on Memorial with artists choosing their own hours. Demonstrations are encouraged. SoStudio is certainly centered in Gulfport, but artists in the entire area are welcome to open their studios, even if its just a corner of the dining room. Please contact Barbara Nicolazzo for more information and to reserve your spot in the tour guide, $$$$ S a ving Coupon
10 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Letters Beyond ridiculous Dear Editor "Somethin' on my mind" articles by disgusting but this latest one on do was shake my head and wonder if he was trying to be funny, because surely he can't be serious! I usually just ignore most of his articles everyone has a right to their own opinions and I don't have to read them. But I couldn't ignore this one, it is beyond ridiculous. Really, do you have to print all of the crap he submits? Karen TroutnerIt's about integrity Dear Editor may not have read the article in the Gabber regarding Larry Burkes threat to the homeowners who had their property, but I remember it well and thank Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke Letters to the Editor Please keep letters to the editor as brief and to the point as possible. Letters must be typed in upper and lower case on plain white paper or emailed to One letter per author every four weeks. All letters are printed and edited for length and content at the discretion of the editors. The Gabber encourages and welcomes all letters. The views and opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of the publishers, staff or advertisers. for raising concerns regarding his nomination. This is not about getting back at him because he was on the participant suggested. It is about the integrity of the Planning and Zoning Board. To have someone make decisions regarding zoning who has threatened to deny a zoning request because of support for a candidate he did not support does speak well for his ability to make fair and unbiased decisions. I appreciate the fact that Mr. Burke has apologized, but this is not an action that should have occurred and thus not one that should have required an apology. I am sure there are other good candidates for this position. Perhaps there is another appoint more suited to Mr. Burke, where his political positions will not potentially cloud his decision making.Bonnie SklarenGulfport Fresh Market to Host Blood Drive Florida Blood Services will conduct a blood drive during the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market on Tuesday, blood donation vehicle will be parked in the Fresh Market area near La Cote Basque Restaurant at the corner and platelet donors will receive a free wellness check-up and cholesterol a location of their choice, redemable at the Florida Blood Services/OneBlood. org site. The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is a year-round open-air market featuring fruits, vegetables and a to 2 p.m. June through August. Go to www.gulfportma.com, or contact Law of Attraction and some of the great things that you can wish happen in your life? Join Life Coach Kathy Lane as she talks about the Law of Attraction through relationships. This is the second of a three part series beginning the
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 11 Lithuanian-American Club Lunch The Lithuanian-American Club is serving lunch every Thursday St. Petersburg. The spring schedule of luncheons are one week koldunai and the other week cepelinai. The cost is Todays menu is soup, koldunai, and/or sour cream, dessert and coffee. As usual, they have Lithuanian beer and fresh baked Lithuanian bread to buy every Thursday. Call Vida at Gulfport Rec Summer Camp Get ready to splash into summer as for Gulfport residents. Registration is for children who have completed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registrations for non-residents not enrolled in the School Year Child Care Program children max. Annual registration Pre and Post camps are limited to available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Detailed pricing is currently available at the Recreation Center, City Departments, Leisure Services, Free Movie Day Ave. S. where good friends meet!
12 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Waterfront Trolley during Springfest The famous red and green be running during Spring Fest on p.m. Trolley can be waved down anywhere along the route. The Trolley loop stops are Essex Ave. S. & Beach Blvd. S., St. & Shore Blvd. S. If you are looking for additional parking for your vehicle and would like to take the trolley to Clymer Park, you can park at Ted Phillips Go to the City of Gulfport website at www.mygulfport.us and click on the link, Springfest Trolley Map, under latest news for the trolley map and route during Springfest. For more information on the trolley, Life is in the Blood Debi McArthur, operations director of LBC Analysis reveals revolutionary new approaches to maximizing ones lifestyle and health through diet, supplements and exercise. Debi states that Blood Optimizer is live blood cell analysis clinic. She is introducing a sneak peek of with Live Blood Cell Analysis, the new individuals live blood cells through informational seminars. The information seminars will be the month until June at The Gulfport Blood Optimizer is home to some of the worlds most revolutionary offerings for health and wellness education and services.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 13 Springfest is all New this Year will move to the green and treeacre Clymer Park along the Beach Blvd. approach to the Citys historic waterfront district. Springfest will take place on Saturday, April theme of the event is also new this year, introducing Springfest as a For one day only, the park will be transformed into an enchanted faeries, sprites, gnomes, ogres and trolls. Renaissance-era characters, gypsies, minstrels, wizards and roving entertainers in costume will also stroll through the event. All visitors are encouraged to join in the spirit of Springfest by donning wings, or any imagination-inspired attire. A costume contest will take place to recognize the most colorfully-clad visitors. The event is family and dog-friendly, and open to the public at no charge. Activities and entertainment for all ages will be offered. A wide variety of activities and entertainment will include a May pole dance, a labyrinth, magic shows, a treasure hunt and scavenger hunt. A childrens area will offer many activities including tiara-making, face painting, pixie dusting, bubble blowing, a faerie will take place during four shows. Vendors will offer live garden Renaissance-period items, clothing, jewelry, art, hand-made crafts and more. Assorted food and beverage vendors will be on hand, and an enchanted beer garden will offer music will be performed throughout the day by bands including Celtic as the Rose Island Band, Passerine and TheCraic band. Complementary parking is available on site and trolley rides to and from off-site parking areas will be offered. Springfest is customized by SIK Promotions and is hosted by the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce. Co-sponsors include the City of Gulfport, the Gulfport Merchants Association, St. Petersburg Tribune Paradise News, the Industrial Arts Center, City of Imagination and other community groups. For Vendor space and sponsorship opportunities for Springfest are still available. Chamber members will receive a discount. All merchants are asked to decorate their displays with a theme appropriate for the event, including faeries, fantasy, gardens, Renaissance or medieval periods. The merchandise itself need suzieking.com/applicants/spring/ gulfport-springfest. Ave. S., Gulfport.
14 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Summer Camps For Kids Get ready for St. Pete Beach Community Center. Summer camps are available for and post camps are also available the weeks before and after for an additional charge. All summer long campers will participate in activities such as games, crafts, specialty camps such as Archery, American Doll and Fishing are also available. All camp information and paperwork can be found online at 9245. Registration begins March Sunshine City Council of Beta Sigma Phi Blvd., St. Petersburg. Dinner will be Beta Sigma Phi provides women with a social and cultural outlet. Council meet at various times depending on the chapter format. Chapters participate and support a variety of service projects in the area. Please contact Paula Adams, Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber to Meet Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host its Tourism years discussion will be on tourism trends and the forecast with a of Florida Restaurant & Lodging Visit Florida, Stephen Fitzgerald, and Bill Lupfer, CEO of Florida Attractions Association. The event begins with check in Table sponsorships are available. For more information or to register, please contact Amanda tampabaybeaches.com.1st Friday Flea Big End of Season Everything must go! They have jewelry, art, household items, small furniture, knick knacks and more all at bargain prices. Come visit the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior canned good or two to the new bucket Senior Center lobby. This food goes into the Center pantry where local seniors who are less fortunate can get the assistance they need. For more information or to get involved
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Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 17 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy SalustriCity of St. Pete Beach: Restrooms Q: what are the chances it could install more? A: the county-run park across from the Publix, and Pass-a-Grille. I anticipate we will spend time in the near future looking to increase the facilities at Pass-A-Grille due to the large number of public parking Like all capital expenditures, the timing for construction will come down Thank you Senior Center Volunteers! April is National Volunteer Recognition month and the staff at the Gulfport Senior Center would like to thank all of their volunteers for supporting the classes, events and active volunteers that are the engine that keeps the Center running. Volunteers assist as Lobby Receptionist, Fitness Center Attendants, Reassurance Callers, Class/Activity Instructors, Special Events, Food Pantry, Clerical Support, Flea Market, Promotions, Bingo, Card/Magazine organizing, etc. Thank you Volunteers for all you do! They couldnt do it without you! All volunteers for the Center are invited to an Appreciation and Informational meeting today, April any interest in volunteering for the Center, please call Rachel at
18 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Gu lfpo rt G ar den & B ird Club The end-of-the-year luncheon will be held on May 9th at the Neptune follow with lunch at noon. Meal selection is from the menu so there is no need to pay ahead of like to know how many people to expect so please call Barbara Dye at to attend. year are now being collected. You may send the $5 fee (check payable luncheon. There was a lot of thought-provoking discussion and exchange of ideas The club plans to take the summer to reevaluate and analyze its goals and objectives and is requesting input from the community. If you are interested in nature and the environment, it is important that you come to the luncheon. Everyone in Gulfport or even to have a garden! This Weeks Solution
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 19 The Gabs Justin Shea, Technical Events Specialist passed away from cancer. It's a good cause and I believe in it. Terri Gould, Administrative Services Director Lieutenant Josh Stone, Gulfport Police Mercy Perez, Human Resources Because I lost both my mom and dad At last Friday nights Relay For Lifes opening ceremonies in Gulfport, the City of Gulfport had an energetic team of
20 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces ofShop the Thrift Mall and Gift Store Pasadena Community Church now has four stores at one location (Pasadena Ave. and Second Ave. Saturday. The mall features three gifts, china, glasses, sporting goods, and one with furniture, household items, electronics, books and tapes. The other store is in the LEC building and features gifts. Come see how they have grown.Care Givers Support Groups health concerns of another adult? Do you sometimes feel a need for a listening ear of another person who has empathy for your situation? If so, we invite you to visit one of our Care Givers Support Groups at Pasadena Community Church. Meetings are held on Tuesday evenings from Street S. Both groups are open to the public for those attending to share with others who are in like situations their experiences, joys and concerns relative or just a good friend. It is not necessary that the individual reside in the same house with you or even the same state.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 21 WorshipBoots & Bling Auction Dust off your boots and don your best bling for this years Boots & live and silent auction held at partners and enjoy delicious country style BBQ grub, dessert, ice cold beer about a round of golf at Innisbrook on the Copperhead course? Be the highest bidder on a Tampa Bay luxurious vacation stay at Paws Inn Paradise Pet Resort. They have plenty of parking, food, and games all for $45. Tickets will be available more information please call St. John Thrift Store Treasures If you havent been to Sophies Attic Thrift Store in Gulfport, please stop in and browse around for those hidden treasures you always hope to Sophies is always desperately seeking donations which may be S. or the Thrift Store Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, or call your convenience.
22 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Walkers Wanted for Hospice Beach Stroll Individuals and teams are invited from two locations, Clearwater Beach beginning and ending at the Bay Esplanade or St. Pete Beach at of programs. walking starts at 9 a.m. Parking at Clearwater Beach will be free until noon at the City of Clearwater Rockaway Pier lot (adjacent to Palm Both family-friendly walks are approximately three miles long. There is no cost to attend but walkers are encouraged to collect pledges ahead of time and bring them to the stroll registration. Those who collect a minimum of $25 in pledges will receive a t-shirt. Additional prizes and refreshments are available at both sites. For information, please contact org/BeachStroll.Band to Perform at Galatea Garden The South Pasadena Community Band will present Band Member concert will take place in the Sunset Drive in South Pasadena. Grab your lawn chairs, invite your friends to come along, and enjoy selections that include a tribute to Frank Sinatra, the Band of America March, selections from Pirates of the Caribbean, the Dam Busters March and other great compositions. They look forward to entertaining you at their last concert until the fall.See Watercolorist at Work Tom Jones, internationally known watercolorist, is giving a demo at in St. Pete Beach on May 4th and the will have a drawing to give away the demos. This is a great opportunity to get a sneak peak of his upcoming reservation.Singing Group Forming! group is forming at the Senior Center. If you enjoy music, then this is for you! Meet new instructor Evelyn Kandzer. They are also looking for sheet music donations. If you are looking to get rid of your old music, keep them in mind and donate it at the Senior Center you who have called in the past with interest, please come and join their new group!
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24 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Kentucky Derby Luncheon, Card Party You dont want to miss the Kentucky Derby Luncheon and Card Party at followed by card games of your choice Derby theme, hats are encouraged. Building Restoration Fund. For Event to Benet Arts Program at ACH Creative Care will say goodbye to the St. Petersburg Pier with a Mad Men-inspired Party. Dress in your most dashingly dapper St. Petersburg Pier one last time before the inverted pyramid is gone forever. The MadStyle Party will include live music by Josh Lamkin and show and prizes for the best-dressed and best dancers. The MadStyle Party will take place at the St. Petersburg Pier, third person. For more information, or to purchase tickets for this fundraising www.creativeclay.org/shop/creativecare-mad-men-ticket. Valet parking available. Creative Care is a program of Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center, and is a multidisciplinary arts in healthcare program serving patients, families and caregivers in healthcare communities in the greater St. Petersburg region. Creative Care is now reaching out to the community to help sustain their arts in healthcare programming. For information about Creative Care visit www.creativeclay. org/program/creative-care. Tai Chi at Senior Center Levine are being taught at the Gulfport Senior Center with a new class beginning on Thursday, May 9th from help improve balance, reduce stress, strengthen your body, all while sitting in a chair or standing between chairs. There is no fee for the classes, will learn warm-up and cool down exercises that familiarize you with the Tai Chi principles as well as the core movements of Dr. Paul Lams Sun Style Tai Chi set also known as Tai Chi for Arthritis. This set is suitable for men and women of any age. For more information contact Rhoda at Puzzle Party Join in the fun at the Puzzle Party the Gulfport Multi-purpose Senior how to play Sudoku, Binairo and so much more! Prizes provided
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 25 Lifeguard Certication Training Interested in becoming a Lifeguard? St. Pete Beach Family Aquatics Center will be offering training. Lifeguard training class is open to will be offered one more time this St. Pete Beach Family Aquatic Center, or visit www.spbrec.com. Shorts for Seniors: A Comedy Show Go will help The Gulfport Senior Center celebrate Older Americans Month with the show Shorts For Gulfport Senior Center Foundation. As part of the show Actors will revisit vaudevilles doctor routines, examine what happened in Pinellas county households when the recession brought lower property taxes, poke fun at the Gulfport chicken ordinance struggle, and show a politician deciding whether to sell out his principles for campaign cash. These and other Shorts for Seniors will make up the show. Actors 2 Go is a troupe of some of South Pinellas Countys best community theatre actors, most familiar to Gulfport audiences. They often perform for up market senior residential communities as well as other community groups. They do stage readings of short, mostly comic, scripts. Most are written by Smiths plays have often been part of the Gulfport Community Players Summer One Acts, winning several awards. The American Stage Company presented one of his full purchased from the Gulfport MultiPurpose Senior Center.
26 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 By Holiday Mathis Mercury is a busy planet, the fastest around the sun and the most changeable in mood, too -May features three big moves for be a hot time for commerce. Those who see a good deal will act quickly customer desires quality and knows the difference! TAURUS wrong. This is a temporary color. It will wash away in time or be covered up by a bolder hue. You will change your destiny. Doing one thing right will undo a dozen previous wrongs or at least make those wrongs seem faded and forgettable. GEMINI Chemistry matters. Your visceral reaction to people will inform you more than any other information you can gather. This applies to love, possible this week, its best to meet in person. Even if this creates a momentary inconvenience, it will be better for your life in the long run. CANCER though you know making mistakes is just a part of life, youd rather prevent them all the same. You are open to new ideas, but you also dont have time to waste in the role market to report a good result before you jump into the game. LEO people are often glamorized and put on pedestals. Perhaps others sense that its not so easy to be creative. Creativity requires that you pay closer attention, notice more and often feel more, too. Being creative can be painful, but its a pain youre willing to endure because your heart is full when you create. VIRGO stick with what you know, you might But youll also be uninspired. Instead, branch out on a limb extended just far enough from the main trunk to set your mind spinning freely. Do of trial and error. LIBRA good thing about worries is that they can fuel you to do something better than you would have had you not considered the worst-case scenario. Instead of one backup plan, consider having three or four just because the process of thinking them up helps you get to your most brilliant solution yet. SCORPIO will feel as though youre working yesterday or weeks ago. Its best to vocabulary, though. Things are what they are. Keep working and doing your best, and youll soon see why the timing, though not entirely under your control, is perfect. SAGITTARIUS Youthful folly is more easily forgiven than the mistakes of older people who should know better. But the truth is that those who know better do better. Maturity isnt as uniform a process as you might expect. Once you accept that learning can occur at different stages and ages, you become more forgiving. CAPRICORN Youre usually grateful when people chip in to help you take care of a need, but there are other thoughts going through your head these days. Perhaps youve pre-paid in some way for the service. Reaping what youve sown is only fair. For people to really touch you now, they must go above and beyond the norm. AQUARIUS you remember what you wanted things to be like before you knew what they were really like? Expectations may lead to disappointing real-life experience, but they also open a window of possibility, fantasy and creativity. Being aware of your expectations, you can take measures to create a fantastic reality. PISCES body will dictate so much about how things develop for you this week that you would do well to make its needs sacred or at least a top priority. Getting proper nutrition as well as enough sleep and exercise will be absolutely crucial to your mood and success. ARIES who desperately need help are also afraid that asking for it will only present more problems. For is daunting. Override worries by taking initiative. Demonstrate that you can solve a problem for another person, and youll be paid. months social activities, partnerships and fun will set the tone for the year to come. Negotiations come to a favorable close in May. June features a blending of forces. Youll feel that youre being formed and also having an effect. July introduces a romantic scenario that feels somewhat, but not entirely, under your control. chalk it up to experience? Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6 Karaoke by Jay & Lolita alternating with Arlene & Len Mic Karaoke by Dave and Cookie Entertainment by Ann & Ray Entertainment for dancing by
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 27 Register for Womens Softball League The City of Gulfport Recreation Division will have open registration for teams to participate in the be played on Friday nights beginning residents, due at registration. For more information please call John Free Family Movie Night The City of Gulfport Recreation Division and the Gulfport Public Library is presenting a free Family 26th Avenue South, Gulfport. The team of Abbott and Costello. For more information, please call Gulfport Lions Pancake Breakfast The Gulfport Lions will be presenting their fourth Pancake Breakfast of the new serving hours. Breakfast will be served at the Drive So. in the Gulfport Marina Area. Ask anybody! Pancakes with syrup, scrambled eggs and sausage with coffee or tea to drink, and all you care to eat at the donation price of $5 per person. Bring your entire family and friends and spend an enjoyable morning overlooking beautiful Boca Ciega Bay. You might even see some manatees. Children really love these breakfasts. fund raising activities, you are doing much to help them help those in need. Gulfport Lions is a service organization, meeting the needs of those less fortunate.
28 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Great Chefs of Tampa Bay Fundraiser annual Great Chefs of Tampa Bay. Some of Tampa Bays most talented chefs will prepare samples of their signature dishes at the spectacular Faith Mansion and Gardens on Park Little. Great Chefs of Tampa Bay is a worked in our community to protect and better the lives of vulnerable at-risk children and families. Last year Family Resources helped thousands of our neighbors, including shelter. The Faith Mansion and Gardens is an impressive example of Spanish Revival architecture and is located Street South in St. Petersburg. Guest will enjoy great food, wine, beer, silent auction and live entertainment and will have an opportunity to tour the impressive home and grounds. GreatChefsTB.org. Water Aerobics at Aquatics Center muscle-toning and cardio workout at The City of St. Pete Beach Family Cost is only $5 SPB residents and $6 non-residents. This class is free for all SilverSneakers members.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 29 USCG Safe Boating Program U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Boating program every Tuesday, Start at your convenience. First day, Every Child A Swimmer Program The Kiwanis Club of Gulf Beaches together with the City of St. Pete Beach is proud to offer the Every Survival Program at The St. Pete Ciega Drive. This free program is for non-swimmers in kindergarten through 5th grades and aims to make sure every participant learns the basic swimming techniques to ensure their safety and to help them enjoy a lifetime of fun. The program runs from Monday through Thursday of each week and those selected will have a time. Registration is limited and those basis at The St. Pete Beach Aquatic be present to complete paperwork and each child will be water tested at this 9264.Hurricane Related Vendors Wanted The City of Gulfport will be hosting related vendors, products or anything related to helping during hurricane season. The spots are free (one per will be located inside the Theater Lobby. A table will be provided, but you must supply your own linens. This informative seminar is open to the public. For more information on this event or your interest in mygulfport.us or call Justin Shea, City of Gulfport Technical Events Organic Produce at Suntan Sunday Market Organic Produce is available every week at the Sunday Market at the Suntan Art Center. The open air Market with its wide variety of vendors and live music is open to the public on Sundays from 9 a.m. to Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach.
30 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Renewed Hope for Hearing Surgeons announce that they are now able to offer bone-conduction patients who are unable to wear standard hearing aids due to chronic ear infections, mixed and conductive hearing loss, ear malformations and single-sided deafness, making Pasadena ENT & Allergy/Audiology the only clinic in the St. Petersburg area to do so. Its like having digital surround sound everywhere I go. I used to sit in the back and just watch, because I couldnt hear the conversation. People Since getting my hearing implant, I now! I am thankful for the implant. more than before. I truly did not know what I was missing . . until now! Thank you to everyone at Pasadena (patient of Dr. Dunlevy, Pasadena An implantable hearing system uses direct bone conduction to deliver sound. It works by bypassing a damaged middle or outer ear and sends sound directly to the inner ear, or in cases of single-sided deafness, it sends sound via the skull bone from the deaf side to the inner ear of the hearing side. Pasadena ENT & Allergy/Audiology conduction implantable hearing to improving the quality-of-life for our patients, and are very excited to provide another solution to hearing loss that enables our patients enjoy your life, as well as, your family, can isolate you from your surroundings and make you miss out on some of lifes great moments. You dont have my right side has made such a big difference in group situations. I can now hear all the conversation when Im talking with small groups of friends. I also am now able to hear the wind blowing, which I never realized I couldnt hear until getting the implant. It is amazing all the things I was missing out on hearing before I got the implant. My friends now dont have to sit on my good side when Jaquish, Pasadena ENT & Allergy/ Technology for bone-conduction come a long way since then. Today, the surgery time is much shorter, less invasive, and includes faster healing times. Now it is a simple, outpatient surgical procedure covered by Medicare and most major insurance plans. In addition, before having surgery, through a simulated hearing experience in the clinic, patients can easily hear-for-themselves the an implantable hearing system. Timothy Dunlevy, MD and Shelley Jaquish, MD help people of all ages hear better, sleep better, breathe better, and feel better. These physicians/surgeons specialize in treating Disorders of the Ear, Nose and Throat, Snoring and Sleep Apnea, and Environmental Allergies, as well as, providing multiple solutions for They provide personalized medical and surgical care to patients in the Beaches area, Pinellas and Manatee counties. To learn more, visit www. PasadenaENT.com.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 31 Excerpts heard at the April 23, 2013St. Pete Beach City Commission MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesDoes she get a week off or something? after Mayor Steve McFarlin read a proclamation about Municipal Clerks I didnt know that was the oldest profession. I guess it is. Steve McFarlin, about the verbiage in a proclamation about Municipal Clerks Up to this point, theyve been doing a great job. If it wasnt for that rain I wouldnt be here tonight. get to certain parts of the beach during heavy rains. Commissioner Jim Parent told Mr. Falkenstein the PCSO planned to replace all the sedans with fourwheel-drive vehicles. We cleared about $25,000, which will be put towards the house for Sergeant Clay and his wife. veteran at last weeks celebration We are very liberal about people parking RVs in front of their properties; there are many communities where you cannot do that at all. about ways to legally park an RV. ladder truck We take it all for granted... here we are talking about if the Sheriffs got enough four-wheel-drive trucks, and theyre overseas... Steve McFarlin, about our military and veterans. Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Epsilon Theta members are looking forward to celebrating the sorority year at the Annual Founders Day Banquet on Tuesday, Sol Yacht and Country Club and is being coordinated by Preceptor Zeta Zeta for Sunshine City Council. The chapter woman of the year will be announced. The chapter executive board will the home of Lucy Brushaber. At this time they will discuss the awards luncheon to be held at the end of the year. State Convention will be held at the is the chairman and the committees have been busy working on the decorations, entertainment, rituals, awards, etc. for the past two years. This will be an exciting time for all the sorority members from around the state, Canada and other parts of the country. Lola Ruby from the Beta the guest for the weekend. For more information contact Stretch And Release Fitness Class Coming The St. Pete Beach Community offers a Stretch and Release class. posture for greater overall health and well being. Come learn to stretch, breathe and release tension and stress. This one hour class will lengthen and strengthen your muscles including the spine and the $6 per class. Join anytime. Its fun, safe and user-friendly! For more information visit www.spbrec.com or
32 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Volunteers Recognized at Boca Ciega CenterBy Ruth Gruhn As we take time this month to honor and recognize our dedicated volunteers during National Volunteer Center will also be reaching out to the many community services and people who support our center Council Members, The City of Gulfport, and Past Mayor Michael Yakes, The Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce, The Merchants Association, The Gulfport Senior Center Foundation and The Gulfport Senior Center, The Circle Of Friends and The Gulfport Public Library, The C.E.R.T. Emergency Disaster Aux., The Gulfport Boy Scouts Troop Church and St. Vincent de Paul, The Gulfport Church of The Nazarene, Revealing Truth Ministry, Chaplain Carol Polk and Pastors, The Church of The People, Pasadena Yacht Club, The Gulfport Bird & Garden Club, Dupes, Valerie and Russ Schmidt, Stetson College, Gulfport Liberty Tax Service, The Gabber and The Patch and the citizens of Gulfport for their many ongoing kindnesses to Boca Ciega Center! Check out Girl Scouts for Summer Camps All girls are invited to join Girl attending for a day, a week, or longer, Girl Scout camp provides girls an opportunity to hone special skills, encounter leadership opportunities, and have fun under the guidance of caring, trained adults. For parents seeking a safe, secure, nurturing all-girl environment for the place. Girl Scout camp sessions are also very affordable with pricing for overnight camp. Visit www.gswcf.org/summercamp. Registration for all summer camps is available online at www.gswcf.org/ ors. Corey Market has New Hours Corey Fresh Market will continue to run Sundays through the end of May from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. and features an organic produce, plants/orchids, specialty foods, arts/crafts and live Kato Plants & Orchids, Charlies Fresh Seafood, Joys International Touch Massage, JR Kettle Korn and many more! Corey merchants are open during market hours. Free parking. Located just off Gulf Blvd. in downtown St. Pete Beach. Call
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 33 DAV ID R. MENDO ZA D .M.D .Pr ev e ntiv e and Cos metic Dentist ry Den tistr y f or t he en tire F am il y321-5346 GULFPOR TPROFESSIONAL BUILDINGConv eniently located across from Sav eALo t5026 5028 GULFPOR T BL VDDEDICA TED T O THE HEAL TH OF Y OUR FA MIL Y.NE W PA TI EN TS WE LC OM E!We N ow Accept : MetLi fe Delta Dental, Aer micus Li fe Guardian, Aetna, Asurant PPO, AARP & Medicare/Unite d Health Care, Liber ty and Dentema x GULFPOR T PR OFESSIONA L BLDG .51st STREETGULFP OR T BL VD SA VE A LO T Monday We dnesda y 8:30 5:00Thursday 8:30 1:00 Open Wide and Say Oral Cancer Awareness The free screening, arranged by seven-year oral cancer survivor, Oral Cancer Foundation Senior Patient Advocate and local businessman David a free PSA test and a skin cancer screening. People starting queueing for screenings at nine Saturday morning, an hour before the screenings began. Although the screenings were supposed to end at two, the doctors people until almost three. One couple traveled from Brooksville for the screening. Gulfport location on the screening date. Evidently its in high demand, so were submitting the date right now and said. The popular event amazed healthcare professionals at the screening. To get more information on oral cancer, visit OralCancerFoundation.org. Laurene Temple, RDH, a dental hygienist who works with Dr. Fred Feld, inspects Theodore Liswitchs mouth for signs of oral cancer at Saturdays oral cancer screening. County Facility Event Guide From the historical structures at sandy vistas of Fort De Soto Park, Pinellas County has a number of parks, preserves and other ideal dream wedding, concert or a 5K run on the Pinellas Trail, there are certain requirements that need to be met. In some cases, several Pinellas County departments, and perhaps even state or local municipal departments, may need to be involved in the planning. In response to resident and organization requests, Pinellas County prepared a new special events guide to help expedite the planning process. This guide provides information and contacts for county departments in order to make planning an event as smooth as possible. This guide covers requirements for unincorporated Pinellas County and/or events held on county-owned provides some guidance on other agencies or public entities that you may need to contact when planning an event. This guide does not cover other federal, state or municipal requirements. Visit www.pinellascounty.org/ events/guide.htm to read the guide, forms to complete and submit for an event. New Senior Excursions The St. Pete Beach Community Center has extended their Senior Excursions. The excursions are a great way for local seniors to travel with their friends. The new trips are All excursions will depart from the St. Pete Beach Community Center, returning by 4 p.m. All participants prior to the excursion. Each trip is
34 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Local Obituaries was born June 25th, National Guard from before moving to St. Petersburg, FL A married daughter remained with her family and a son stayed in New to Gulfport, FL where they moved Mamaws Kitchen Sub Shop and ran also worked as a mechanic for GTE which is now known as Verizon. continued to help Ann with the sub delivering food to the elderly as well was given an award for his service from the Mayor of Gulfport. Ed was a kind man and would give you his about his days of driving trucks, especially when he would watch his favorite show Ice Road Truckers. Ed lived his remaining days in his home and Granddaughter were by his side to hold his hand as he passed away so peacefully of natural causes Great-grandfather and friend to all who knew him. Ed is survived by New York, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his family requests donations be made will be held on Friday April 26th from 4-6 p.m. with Funeral Services commencing at 6 p.m. at Anderson Rochester New York. St. Pete Beach, passed away April 22, A homemaker, she was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church. She loved her home, family and years at Ten Pin Lanes in South Pasadena. She is survived by her grandchildren Cole and Casey Evelyn was predeceased by husband, Kraft. Graveside services will be Memorial Park Cemetery, 49th Street and 54th Ave. N., in St. Petersburg. Online guestbook at davidcgross. song to welcome a beloved family member home from the war, which was later performed in Detroit at a ceremony welcoming home the troops. After the performance, she was introduced to the audience as the composer. She was preceded a granddaughter, Lynn Des-Camp of northern Michigan. Donations in Mildred's name may be made to ALifeTribute.com. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 35 Featuring Gascon Colossal of Argentina Don Miguel Gascn wines similarly revolve around the now-famous Bordeaux distinctive red blends from a variety of Argentine grapes. The wines of Don Miguel Gascon have been recognized for the rich, smooth deep, rich character of Cabernet Sauvignon. Colosals soft and round tannins Wine Talkwith Lee Neal, a fine wine merchant for over 30 years. Kickboxing Cardio Starts April 25th Its time to get in shape for spring, burn away calories, feel energized and feel empowered. Kickboxing Cardio will be held at the Gulfport Recreation Center on Thursdays so there is no excuse not to try this
36 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Muslim Terror: An International Movement So there you have it. As warned and as predicted, the Islamic extremist war has moved to America's streets, pushing aside concerns about gun the immigration debate in a different direction. The fact is individuals and scattered cells of individuals, inspired or trained, or both, are taking the war in killing and maiming within our boundaries in the name of Allah unless you include Army Major shooting. Not that attempts haven't been made. Consider the shoe bomber and the young man who tried to blow up a plane over Detroit plus others in various places. So, when you think about the Boston Marathon bombing in the context of the past, nothing much has really changed. In this case, the Tsarnaev brothers, one of whom is still alive, were successful as was Major case, he was an American born to Palestinian parents. The Tsarnaevs were Chechen born refugees, but the younger one was pretty much an allolder brother had ties to Chechenan with Anwar al-Awlaki, an Al Qaeda leader in Yemen. All, of course, were Muslims. In both cases, the U.S. government was aware of the contacts but decided that there was no direct threat. That the government agencies were wrong is more than worrisome. Part of the problem is political correctness and the refusal to focus on the Muslim radical while declaring there is an equal threat from white, American extremists. One pundit from Salon on-line magazine even hoped that the killers were white Americans. Those kinds of absurdities don't address the are the problem. I believe them when they say they want to kill us. Everyone should believe them. They are killers and pretty much indiscriminate in killing including fellow Muslims who are not extremist. Some non-radical Muslims are speak out. In the case of the older Tsarnaev brother, members of the Boston mosque he sometimes attended, threw him out for his outrageous, extremist remarks. There is a story, too, that the brothers betraying their handlers. Someone or some institution was providing funds for at least the older brother who spent six months in Russia on wife speculates that whoever was funding the older brother told him to do something or lose his funding. of days after the death of one and capture of the other that the FBI announced that there is a cell of as so fast when they had not been able to talk to the surviving brother? Perhaps, when these thing occur, all the dots, unconnected before, begin to connect. Certainly, good police work, particularly good cooperation between all agencies, brought about the quick capture of the two killers. There is one underlying thread. The threat of similar attacks remains. No changes in our foreign policy, no withdrawals from war, no obliteration of Israel, no concessions or understandings or intellectual rationalizations, no apologies for the past or present, will change the extremists one iota. Simply put, the extremist movement, jihadi, or whatever label one puts on it, is what it is. This is not a nationalist territorial terrorist movement. This is an international terrorist movement that may or may not burn itself out. Killing off key leaders may help, but it won't snuff out the committed individuals who have taken up the Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 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 Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Dinner 4:30-6:30pm Kitchen Open 11-2pm Dinner 4:30-6:30pm 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 7pm Food Served Fish & Chicken 6-8pm Stan Johnson 6:30-9:30pm Steak Dinner 6-8pm Lee Jay Nelson 6:30-9:30pm Sports & Pizza 12-6pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Dee Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm Pizza available All Day Wednesday Dinner Special 6-8pm Les on Guitar 6:30-9:30pm Bar Bingo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am ideas.
38 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 4/12 Prowler5100 Blk 24th Ave. S. Person Under Inuence53rd St. & Gulfport Blvd. S. Domestic5000 Blk 29th Ave. S. Fraud/Forgery5100 Blk 8th Ave. S. Animal Call5300 Blk 11th Ave. S. Saturday 4/13 Domestic28th Ave. & Gulfport Blvd. Domestic1200 Blk 56th St. S. Drug Call1000 Blk 49th St. S. Noise Complaint5000 Blk 12th Ave. S. Animal Call5800 Blk 23rd Ave. S. Animal Call1200 Blk 53rd St. S. Domestic5000 Blk 9th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble2200 Blk 51st St. S. Animal Call2000 Blk 59th St. S. Sunday 4/14 Animal Call1200 Blk 59th St. S. Disorderly Conduct5100 Blk Tangerine Ave. S. Animal Call900 Blk 58th St. S. Theft5300 Blk 8th Ave. S. Theft2600 Blk 47th St. S. Trespass5600 Blk 14th Ave. S. Hit & Run3200 Blk 58th St. S. DUI5700 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Monday 4/15 Noise5800 Blk 24th Ave. S. Drug Call5000 Blk 28th Ave. S. Disorderly Conduct4600 Blk 29th Ave. S. Brush Fire2200 Blk Pelican Bay Plz Juvenile Trouble17th Ave. & 52nd St. S. Noise3000 Blk 50th St. S. Vandalism1700 Blk 54th St. S. Animal Call5800 Blk 26th Ave. S. Tuesday 4/16 Trespass700 Blk 64th St. S. Trespass900 Blk 58th St. S. Animal Call2600 Blk 47th St. S. Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Disturbance5100 Blk 11th Ave. S. Theft3200 Blk 58th St.S. Fraud/Forgery5400 Blk 8th Ave. S. Disorderly ConductGulfport Blvd. & 56th St. S. Wednesday 4/17 Animal Call5000 Blk 14th Ave. S. Disturbance51st St. & 11th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble11th Ave. & 56th St. S. Hit & Run5500 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Domestic5400 Blk 14th Ave. S. Animal Call5800 Blk 23rd Ave. S. Domestic5400 Blk 14th Ave S. Noise2600 Blk 48th St. S. Thursday 4/18 Disorderly Conduct5400 Blk Shore Blvd S. Trespass3000 Blk 54th St. S. Juvenile Trouble11th Ave. & 51st St. S. Juvenile Trouble59th St. & 9th Ave. S. Theft2000 Blk 49th St. S. Noise5300 Blk 21st Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble4900 Blk Newton Ave. S. Neighbor Problem2800 Blk Beach Blvd. S.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 39 Try your hand at Sudoku By Matthew Margolis The Thrill of the Chase From where the dog sits, theres not much that beats the thrill of the chase. Its in their blood -the prey drive, the chase instinct. Its an urge once based on survival, one passed wolf. Its thought that hundreds of thousands of dogs are killed on U.S. roads every year. Many were chasing balls tossed by their owners, or taking advantage of an open front door, or freely wandering their neighborhood as they were permitted to do day after day. Ive known dogs who were permanently maimed by a run-in with a car. Ive seen dogs hit by cars right before my eyes. One such dog was in an open garage with his owner when a dog on a leash, out for a run with his owner who was on a bicycle, trotted across his sightline. The scene was irresistible to the unleashed dog, and he ran smack into an SUV. The dogs owner was in shock. The driver was hysterical. The dog was lucky. witnessed did not turn out so well. But its not just dogs who get hurt in these stories. loose in the street, they swerve, they slam on their brakes, they do what they can to avoid hitting the dog. In doing so, they bring injury to themselves and others in the form with joggers, cyclists, pedestrians and other animals on sidewalks or in intersections. There have also been legal cases where a loose dog chased a person into the street, and that person was then hit by a car. It is the owner, not the dog, who is sued -and possibly charged -in those instances. For most of us, being the cause of the death of a person is a huge burden to shoulder, regardless of whether the offense is determined punishable by law. And being the cause of the death of your own dog is no easier to bear. car, it almost always could have been prevented. To dramatically increase the odds that youll never have to feel the painful regret that comes with losing a dog this way, take these simple --Add a screen door to any doorway that opens to a road or unsecured area. --Secure any yard the dog spends time in with a fence he cannot jump over or otherwise get around. --Keep your dog on a leash whenever he isnt inside your home or in a secure yard. If his leash attaches comfortably, but not so loose that he can slip out of it. a good six feet from the door. In Africa, the chase still has its place. Out of Africa, the chase, wild and unbounded, is better gone to the wolves.
40 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 ...In Florida it's unlawful to alter a motor vehicle license plate including applying a covering that interferes with visibility (this includes clear ...Most vehicle burglaries in the City of Gulfport involved vehicles that were left unlocked An unlocked vehicle makes for an easy target. ...In Florida when riding a bicycle between sunset and sunrise it's required to have a lamp on the front exhibiting a on the rear visible from ...In the City of Gulfport a permit to hold a garage sale is required. The City Ordinance is Section ...The registration renewal date for a motor vehicle expires at midnight on the last day of the registration. Vehicles registered in Florida do not expire at the end of the registered owners birthday month, this myth is incorrect. The State Statute ...It is unlawful for any dog to create a nuisance in the community by reason of barking and howling per City Ordinance nuisance. If calling the police for this type of complaint it is important to call when it is happening. ... It is unlawful for any dog to run the police for this type of complaint it is important to call when it is happening. police patrol zone you live or work in? The Gulfport Police Department patrol division is comprised of four patrol Zone 1 is all properties west Zone 2 is all properties between the Pinellas Trail Zone 3 is all properties Zone 4 is all properties between 26th Avenue S. the school crossing zones are in Gulfport? All school crossing zones implement crossing guards, and school zone begin and end signs. The following provides a list of school crossing zones in Boca Ciega High School Gulfport Elementary Avenue S. -52nd Street S. & Gulfport Blvd. S. Avenue S. -52nd Street S. & Tangerine Avenue S. Avenue S. youre allowed by law to have on the two front side windows of your vehicle (driver and shall not operate any motor vehicle..with a material visible light of not more than 25 percent as measured on percent in the visible light range. The State Statute is youre allowed by law to have on the two side windows of your vehicle (behind the A person shall not operate any motor vehicle..with a material has a total solar and a light transmittance of visible light range. The State entering a road after stopping at a stop sign you in a safe manner. A common observation, vehicles turning proper vehicle separation that cause the right of way vehicle to brake to prevent a collision. Remember, just because you pull into automatically have the right After having stopped, the driver shall yield the right-ofway to any vehicle..which is approaching so closely on said highway as to constitute an immediate hazard during the time when the driver is moving across or within the intersection. The State Tips from your Local Police Department Business F eatur e Story $250. Service Business Car d $31.25. R eal Estat e fr om $15. Display A dvertising fr om $51.60 per issuetheG a b b e r Since 1968C ustom adver t ising for any budget. Sav e More With Frequency Discounts A dvertising@theGabber .com 72 7. 32 1. 69 65
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 41 A Bittersweet Farewell of Commerce of the Greater Gulf Beaches would like to thank all the papers for their support over the years. But they have to inform years of helping others in need they are closing their doors. This little a number of wonderful things, from obtaining postal service to the beaches, establishing a The women have spent timeless years in providing funds for smaller groups and helping others that were in need. Pictured (L-R): Cindy Burnhan from "Women's Residence", Sandy Kearney from "Angels Against Abuse", and President Joanne Dilworth.Summer Fun and Water Safety Day A mission of the City of St. Petersburg is for every child to learn how to swim. Grab your towels and sunscreen for an afternoon of fun in King Jr. Street North and learn how to be safe around water. The City of St. Petersburg Aquatics division is hosting a free event including in-pool swim lesson evaluations for children two years and up, healthy cooking prizes from the Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Lightning. Sponsored by City of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation, All Childrens Publix. For more information on pools, lessons and other exciting activities see www.stpeteparksrec. org. Display Advertising S tarts at $51.6014 19 49th Str eet S. 7 27-3 2 1-6 96 5 A dvertising@theGabber .com
42 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Aquatic Summer Camp Make a splash during summer break at Aquatic Summer Camp The campers explore our waterways and learn how to be safe in, on, and around the water. This camp includes fun activities such as kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, a trip to Adventure Island and a visit to see Marina. Space is limited so sign up now. Swim test will be required prior through Thursday and Friday from Park & Recreation ADVANTAGE more information about all summer camps and things to do see www. stpeteparksrec.org. The Community Garden is Ready for Planting! A community garden is ready to be planted! The community garden is available to residents of both Gulfport and St. Petersburg providing an opportunity to grow vegetables, annuals and other nonpermanent plants in a plot of their with a few options for larger plots. available for planting for $25/six months. Stop by this Saturday, April your plot. The garden is a grassroots endeavor being coordinated by a group of local gardening enthusiasts. It is supported by the City of Gulfport and the South 49th Street Business to provide a sustainable, educational, and aesthetically appealing garden in the Gulfport community. The garden is located on Preston Avenue between that eventually the garden will offer educational courses for both youth and adults on topics ranging from organic gardening to xeriscaping. More information is available by visiting www.so49.org.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 43 Wii Bowling League Holds Annual Banquet a week for some fun and exercise. Everyone is looking forward to another Prom Dresses to Girls in Need the Ball Project will distribute prom dresses to in-need, low-income high school girls on three Saturdays this spring at the Seminole Mall. Prom dress distribution dates are 2 p.m. Seminole Mall is located at Belle of the Ball store is next to Ross Department Store. Distributions are open to all Pinellas but not necessary. No appointment needed. For low-income, in-need, high school girls only. They respect the honor system and no referral letter is necessary. Donations of dresses can also be made at the distributions, dates/ times listed above. For other donation sites and more information about www.belleoftheballproject.com or Facebook at Belle of the Ball. Forget-Me-Not Loss can be devastating and often individuals are unsure as to how they should process their grief. offer you? A focus group is being created for opportunity to share your experiences with others who are struggling with similar grief. Discuss feelings and learn appropriate ways to express your bereavement while learning techniques for coping with the feelings associated with the loss and gain a sense of empowerment. If interested, please call the provided by Coasts Older Americans Program. For more information, 14 19 49th Str eet S. 7 27-3 2 1-6 96 5 A dvertising@theGabber .comDisplay Ad vertising fr om $1 7. 20 per column inch.
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Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 45 Mike Furman, from front page it wasnt long ago that things were looking grim. At over three hundred pounds, Mike had decided to get practical. Living in his native Arkansas at the time, Mike was expecting a life Julie. Julie and I went to high school head cheerleader, State basketball. and Mike moved to Tulsa. Eventually, they both found their way back, with Julie selling pre-need funeral packages. laughs. As these stories go, the two fell in love. They got engaged and Mike worked on being healthier. Then, when the economy went south in Arkansas, they decided to go, too. St. Pete Beach, and was offered a job selling wedding packages in paradise. And, as people with interesting stories often do, the couple came to Gulfport. glittering bay and the cloudless sky. A happy ending for the man who didnt think hed see another year. But actually, its just the beginning. Mike. My parents had fabulous In his youth, Mike learned the bass, sang choir in church, and that early appreciation blossomed into a lifelong, if somewhat forbidden love. father pushed him to do something Mike. Music was always a backStill, it was a simmering back burner. Mike never neglected his creative side, and when he found himself in Gulfport with a new love and a new lease on life, that simmer became a boil. love to sing. They tell me I have a year ago, Mike discovered a home for it. Beyond local performances at the weekly karaoke at the Gulfport Beach pavilion, Mike says he also serious talent. It was here that Mike resident and winner of last years Senior Idol competition, a high-end talent show that helps raise money for senior charities. Gulfport has a huge history of Mike explains. At least six or seven exciting to pass up. At 55, Mike just made the age cut. And, after a Clearwater, he found himself singing Bay area who entered this years experience of a lifetime. It was an honor just to be beach, preparing for karaoke at the pavilion, that hardly seems the point. For a man who once planned his own funeral, the best seems yet to come. As Mike says, God just isnt through Catch Mike and the other Bright of April.
46 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. What is a Guadianship? Part 1 A guardianship is a formal legal proceeding in which another party has control over the legal rights of a person who is determined by a Court to be incapable of handling his/her step in establishing a guardianship. the Court a Petition To Determine Capacity. The alleged incapacitated person is called the ward. The proposed party who will take care of the ward is called the guardian. After the Court receives a Petition To Determine Capacity, a committee medical doctors, and a third person is appointed by the Court to question and examine the proposed ward and review. In the event an examining Committee determines that an alleged ward is not incapacitated in any manner, the Court will dismiss the Petition To Determine Incapacity and the guardianship proceeding is terminated at this time. If the examining Committee determines that an alleged ward is incapacitated will be scheduled with the Court to determine the extent of the ward's incapacity. Attorneys for the petitioner and the proposed guardian will normally attend this Court appointed attorney for the ward. Generally, a guardian will be appointed upon the conclusion of the If a guardian is determined by the Court to be necessary for the protection of a ward's property or person, the guardian has authority to use the ward's property for the ward's support. It is necessary for a guardian to fully inventory the accountings to the Court on a yearly basis. (To Be Continued In Our Next Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson 1135 Pasadena Avenue South, Suite 140, St. Petersburg, Florida. The telephone number is 727-347-5131. Mr. Myers welcomes calls regarding this article and other related legal topics. This column outlines general legal principles and is not intended to give you legal advice. If you have please consult an attorney.
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 47 Tell Me Your StoryThe one thing I know about Gulfport is that everyone here has a story. The one thing I know about myself is that I want to know yours. Before you stop and tell yourself, Self, she doesnt mean me. Im not interesting. All I did was raise some kids/go to work/live here. I You are more intriguing than you realize, and, whats more, your story matters, not just to the people who love you most, but to Gulfport. See, history isnt just what the town whatever or what happened on what therefore you qualify. Dont believe me? Think about the cut down trees, built houses, shot small game, and grew their own of something that interests me less than reading about someone planting some extent, whether its Gulfport historian Lynne Browns book or reading snippets of memories one of the Facebook pages about Gulfport history (check out Gulfport Grown if admittedly on varying levels. Me? Im a total voyeur. I love to peel back the outer shell of peoples lives and see whats really going on with them. In grad school we had to do oral meant talking to someone about their history and, as my professor put it, teasing out the meaning of and then wrote up a description of what brought them to Florida and how living where they did shaped and we spent about an hour talking. I recorded him as I took notes, and later I used the recording to add more of his voice back into the story Id written. So, OK, most of you know some of perhaps you think thats why I wanted to focus on him. Nope. I dont hes one of the few people who has spent most of his life in Gulfport, and because of his relationship he has with his brother, Louie. Also, he was just different enough from me that he fascinated me. I didnt judge understand him. The more I sat there and listened to him, though, the more I started to understand what escaped me before. his history in the Gabber, and many folks approached me and asked me about it, remarking that although they had known Bob for years, they didnt know all of what I wrote. Not one person asked about the things that made Bob a local celebrity. They wanted to know about the smaller details. You make up the fabric of our history by being part of Gulfport, which makes my newest project something I hope we can all do together. Museum and tell me your story. Please. I want to know your story. You are one of the most alluring people the world will ever meet, and I dont mean that in some freaky self-help sort of way. I mean that in a history sort of way. Come to the history museum any Thursday afternoon and just talk to me. I want to know why you came to Gulfport and why you stayed here, why you came back here, or Ill write your story. Some of them will run in the Gabber, but thats not really why Im doing it. Im doing it because everyone here has a story about how they arrived here, and everyone here has played a part in shaping this community. I want to record our history through your stories so that two weeks, two years, or two decades from now, people can look back through them and see how Gulfport evolved. Nowhere else have I lived has community mattered as much as it does in our town, and everyone who is part of ours deserves to have their part of our communitys story told. Im at the museum every Thursday either come in or e-mail me to set political. I dont care if you hate I just want to know more about you. of the people who like me the least come through that door and give me the honor of telling their story. Tell me your story, and let me tell the world. Because without your story, Gulfport doesnt have one. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com.
48 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 Automotive Service POWER WINDOW & LOCK REPAIRMobile, licensed, guaranteed, call for free estimates. Save $20 mention this ad. AllPowerAuto.com 727-322-3050 Caregivers BAY AREA CARE OFFERSLive-Ins, Hourly Care for in-home help. Stay out of a Nursing Home! Cleaning Also. Lic.5969. 727-4241979. Classes/Tutoring Cleaning/Housekeeping PIRATES POWERWASHFamily Owned. Commercial, Residential. Cleaning from Homes to Shopping Centers. Also Pressure Washer Repairs. All Brands, New & Used. We Treasure our Customers! Experienced & Insured. 727-278-9579. PERSONAL CLEANING EVERY TIME15 years experience. Very Detailed and organized. Carpet Cleaning. Windows. Residential, Move-Ins/Outs. Foreclosures, Rentals. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Honest, Reliable and Affordable, 727-648-7553. WENDYS CLEANING SERVICEIll clean your house like its mine. 20 Years Experience. Call for price, 727-481-8138. GERMAINES HOUSEKEEPINGWe do What You Dont Want to. Friendly, Prompt, Courteous and Affordable Service. Local References. 20yrs. Exp. Call 727-5574247. HEIDIS DETAILED CLEANINGSpecializing in Residential/Commercial, Carpet Cleaning, Windows, too. Available Weekends. Licensed/ Insured/Bonded. Please Call for free Estimate. Gift Certicates Available. www.stpetersburgcleaningcompany.com 727-254-1950.NATURALLY HOUSEPROUDResidential Cleaning Services. Natural plant based 100% biodegradable cleaning products used. Houses, condos, apartments & rentals. Services: One-Time, Weekly/bi-weekly, Monthly/bi-monthly, Move-in/Move-Out. Discounts Veterans & Seniors! Licensed/Bonded/ Insured. Free Estimates. Call 727-954-3332 or visit www.naturallyhouseproud.net. ANGIES LIST SUPER SERVICE AWARD3yrs. in a row. Professional Cleaning. Consistent, Detailed Cleaning Every Time. 32 Years Experience, Excellent References. Satisfaction Guaranteed. We do Windows too. Licensed, Bonded, Insured. ($25) Off First Time Cleaning. Gift Certicates Available 727-743-0701. Computer Service COMPUTER REPAIR-Maintenance, Wireless, Tutor, Virus Removal, etc. Fast service, Reasonable Rates. Services apply to all Microsoft/ Apple devices, iPads, Smart Phones. Call Bob 727-656-0435. TRUTECH SOLUTIONS 727-343-2838In-Home Services: Internet Security, Training, Virus & SpyWare Removal, Maintenance & Repair, Data Recovery. (PC & Mac). Electrical AC ELECTRIC 727-345-3108Over 30 years. Experience. Residential & Commercial. New or Remodel work, Service Upgrades, Lightning Arrestors, Fans and Lighting Installed. State License #ER0007653. Accounting PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. MARCIAS CLEANING SERVICE Private Residences, weekly, monthly. Move-outs, va cation rentals. 35 years experience. Quality work at a reasonable price. Call Marcia, 727564-2788. Cleaning/Housekeeping Cleaning/Housekeeping
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 49 B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONSWe Have the Solutions to Your Electrical Needs. Lightning Protection. Fuses to Breakers, All Electrical Repairs & Installation. Senior Discounts. ER#13012577. 727-512-4250. Handy Person ALL AROUND HOME REPAIR-Quality Work at Affordable Rates. Many Years of Experience. Free Estimates. Dont Fuss, Call Gus! 727-644-6194. VETERAN USMCFather of Seven, Great Attitude, Hard Working Available to do Any Type of Quality/Skilled work. Gulfport Resident. 386-878-9408.CARPENTER DEPENDABLE!Have Tools Will Travel Trustworthy. Doors, Decks/Eaves/Rotted Wood, Etc. 25 Year Gabber Advertiser. Free Estimates, Lic. C-5754. 727-821-9973. EXTREME HANDYMANSmall, Big, All Jobs. Affordable Rates, Friendly Reliable Service. 25 Years Experience in Most Fields. Call Jamie, 727-254-1392. GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.Houses, Window Washing, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm Trees, Trim/Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. Heat/Air Conditioning Home Improvement WALL PAPER REMOVAL-Neat, Clean, Reasonable. Free Estimates. Call Tom at 727-3432702. ABOVE ALL ROOFINGAll Types of Roong/ Repairs. Family Owned/Operated. Honest, Affordable, Dependable! European Craftsmanship. CCC1326212. 727-360-0500, 727-4584365. Electrical Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK WORKDriveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Addi tions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experi ence. 727-418-1701.
50 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK WORKDriveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Additions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experience. 727-418-1701. RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Window Screens, Pool Cages, Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hurricane Windows/Screens, Concrete Slabs, Sot/Facia. Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-4300. RX11066857. A OLD TIME ROOFING CO. Residential, Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Specialists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let A Old-Timer Do It! For all Veterans up to $450* Rebate. Licensed RCC0051451 and Insured. 824-9996. Call for Details. Lawn/Landscape JEFFS LAWN SERVICEMowing, Trimming, Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable rates, 727-202-6202 ALL LAWN & LANDSCAPING-Property Maintenance. To Many Services to List. Florida Certied. Call Tony 727-639-2199 or 727-3471123. DAVIS LAWN SERVICEPrompt, Professional Courteous. Residential/Commercial Lawn Maintenance. Free Estimates, Old Fashioned Work Ethic.Better Service, Better Prices! 727460-0327. www.davislawnservice.vpweb.com LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Cleaning, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave, 727-215-2229. NICHOLSONS PRO FULL SERVICE-Lawn Care. Old School Quality at Old School Prices. Senior Discounts. Free Estimates. County Certied. 727-565-3951.LAURAS LAWNS 727-242-1946Simple lawn maintenance. Mow, weed eat and blow. Free Estimates!EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 25 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792. Lic.#C8312. BBB Accredited. Marine Repair Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting WHEN QUALITY COUNTS-Trust Masters Painting. Making happy customers for 30yrs. Pressure Cleaning, Honest, Reliable. 727-3441674. References/Guaranteed. Lic.#C4749. Home Improvement Insurance PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Lawn/Landscape
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 51 PINNIX PAINTING INC.Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. Plumbing SMALL JOB PLUMBINGSeniors Discounts, CFC1427888 Low Rates 727-522-2508. LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. BEACH CONST & PLUMBING SERVICES#C7128. Senior Discounts, All Plumbing Needs. No Overtime Charges. 40+ yrs. Experience. 727-421-4903. Bill Strickland. Help Wanted EXPERIENCED DOG GROOMER(2 years min) For small and up and coming store. Call 727-623-4916.VISITING ANGELSMature companions, homemakers, CNAs needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule. Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034.JACARANDA MANOR NOW HIRINGPayroll Clerk, PT Ofce Assistant, CNAs (7-3 & 3-11). LPNs (11-7). Unit Manager, (3-11) Nursing Supervisor. Accepting Applications for all Nursing Positions. Apply at www.grace. vikus.net/app SALON OFFERING STATION-with Rental for Professional Hair Stylist. Across from Tyrone Mall on 22nd Ave. N. Emily 727-686-8113. www.salonpearl.com 1986 NISSAN 300 ZX-5 speed transmission, 2 door coupe. $2000. 727-360-8870. 1998 JEEP CHEROKEE-Driven Daily, Runs Good. A few minor problems. $2300. Call or Text 727-709-2774. 2000 BUICK PARK AVENUE-Leather, Full Power, Ice Cold Air, Very Good Condition, 3800 Engine, 28mpg, Excellent Transportation, 94K, $4600 o.b.o. 727-365-7461. 2003 FORD RANGER46,000 Miles, 4747 17th Ave. S. 727-252-8971. 2006 PT CRUISER TOURINGLow Miles, K&N Cold Air Filter, Jet Chip. $8000. 727-5100780. 2007 TOYOTA RAV 4-Perfect Condition 38,000 miles, Original Owner with all Service Records. $12,900 obo 727-347-3345. DUMP TRAILER NEEDS-Bed Work. Rest Excellent. Make Offer. 727-639-2199 or 727347-1123. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965.REWARD $425MIN. $CASH NOW$For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest Same day service. Free Towing. 727-564-0831 or 727-458-3721. THE HIGHE$T FA$T CA$H PAID TODAY! For your Junk Car, Truck, Van. Free 1hr. Pick-up Time. Title Requried. Sam 727-251-2130. Painting Small Engine Repair HAIRDRESSER AND NAIL TECHBooths in the Pasadena Area. 727-384-1904. Ask for Melody. Automotive Automotive 1983 FORD F150Pick0up 4x2. Everyday Working Vehicle. $1400 o.b.o. 727-331-3923.
52 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 MODERN TV STANDFor 55 TV. 3 glass shelves, $125 o.b.o. 727-403-6266 ARMOIRE CLOTHING CLOSET-Dk Brown, Solid Wood. 73.5 Tall x 38 Wide x 23.5 Deep. Perfect Condition. 727-418-7272. GRAND OPENING SALEFurnitue, Appliances, Home Decor and More! Hotel Liquidation Warehouse, 5009 Gulfport Blvd. 727-3298929. www.HotelLiquidationWarehouse.com KENMORE WASHER & DRYER-Works Great! $175. for Set. 727-687-8611. General 78 SOFA3 tables, clothes, electronics, computer keyboards, and other things. 727-8676248. 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. RESTAURANT AND CATERING-Supplies. Tables, Chairs, Booths, Dishware, Refrigeration, Neon Lighting and Many Small Wares. 352-263-4532.ROYAL PALM CEMETERY101-55th St. S. St. Petersburg. Two buriel plots, Sale! $2400 for both. Call Patrick at 727481-4865. 30% OFF ANY ITEM-with this Ad. Creative Comforts Thrift Store. 5520 58th St. N. All Star Plaza, Tues. thru Friday 10am-5:30pm. Sat. 9:30am.-2:00pm. 727-289-7004. 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. Musical Instruments 120 BASS PIANO-Accordion Titano with 3 shift Keyboard. $1900. Value. Asking $375. 603-767-2211. S. Pasadena Area. LOWREY DELUXE ORGAN-V/Good Condition. $300. 727-239-5107. Pets/Animals GO TO WORK AND GET A KISS! The Career that Loves You Back. Have you Considered Pet Grooming. Certied Vendor for Vocational Rehabilitation. www.academyofanimalarts.com 727-517-9546. CAT ISO LOVE-Please Help me. My Master is going to live in a Assisted Living Facility. Im a Beautiful Silver Female. Lovable, Very Quiet and Trained. Call 727-954-7316WANTED FISHING EQUIPMENTTrader Vic Fishing. 7521 46th Ave. N. 727-3944393. Legal Notices FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Avant-Garde Builders, Inc., desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name Birdies Treasures 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. April 25, 2013. FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that ACT Real Estate Brokerage Inc., is desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name ACT Beach Rentals & Sales 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. April 25, 2013. PLACE YOUR AD HERE$15.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965. Yard/Garage Sale 5418 DELETTE AVE. S.-(behind Pias). Saturday & Sunday 9am. Furniture, Collectibles, Etc. Rain or Shine. FRIDAY & SATURDAY 7-3P.M.5155 20th Ave. N. Misc. Household, Wheelchair, Sleeper Sofa, Solid Pine table w/4 chairs. 5-Piece Wall Unit, Etc. (Pictures on Craigslist) ART GLASS, POTTERY-& Art Sale. Many one-of-a-kind Contemporary Gift-type Items. If you like Art Festivals, Dont Miss this Sale, plus 2 More Sales on this Street! Causeway Isles: 7957 2nd Ave. South, Friday & Saturday 8am.-3pm. 3 FAMILY SALE-Tons of Collectibles, Sports, China, Jewelry, Beads, Clothes, Craft Stuff. 1008 59th St. S. Fri., Sat. & Sun. 8am.-4pm. FRIDAY & SATURDAY 8AM.-5PM-Computer Games, Collectibles, Furniture, Lots of Misc. 930 50th St. N. 5830 21ST AVE. S.-8am. Saturday 4/27. BLOWOUT MOVING SALE-Furniture, Shelving, Clothes, Fountains, Aquariums & Much More! Sat. & Sun. 9am.-3pm. 5213 Newton Ave. S. FRIDAY & SATURDAY 8AM-1:00PM.-2214 56th St. S. Rain or Shine! TABLE TOP POKER GAME TABLE-and Household Items. 2700 56th Lane N. (take 58th St. to 26th Ave. N.). Saturday 8:30 No Early Birds! 527 ZANESVILLE ST. S.-(St. Petersburg). Friday & Saturday 9am-4pm. Cleaning out the Garage! Lost & Found LOST LARGE MALE BLACK CAT-Vicinity of 49th St. and 15th Ave. S. Please Call 727-5155425. Large Reward! Card of Thanks POWERFUL PRAYER TO HOLY SPIRIT Holy Spirit, you who solves all problems, who lights all roads so that I can attain my goal, you who give me the divine gifts to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things and conrm once again that I never want to be separated from you, even in spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with you, in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine 4 C.T. Furniture/Appliances Wanted WE HAVE TOOLS, PLANTS Long Surfboard, and many other items. Saturday, 9-? 3762 18th Ave. N. 1401 58TH ST. S.-Saturday & Sunday. 9a.m.4p.m. Refrigerator, Stoves, Tools. 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 interces sor 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 as sistance. Help me in my present urgent peti tion. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. R.S. MAY THE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored, gloried, loved, and preserved throughout the world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for ni net days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer. Thank You, Jesus. G.F.FINAL DISCOUNT SALE MUST SELL BY 4/27/13Ethan Allen Glacier White Video Entertain mant Base (Holds up to 65 TV) Only $499. Natuzzi Leather 84 Sofa, 2 Chairs & Ottoman Only $599 Maytag Washer/Dryer w/Stainless Tub Only $599. Serious Inquiries Only! 727460-9409. Yard/Garage Sale
Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 53 BAY ISLAND WHAT A VIEW!W/F, 1BR/1BA Condo, W/D, Carport, Htd. Pools, Gated, Adult, Yearly Lease. THE SUN TEAM, 727345-0099. 2/1 BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED-Duplex w/ Screened in Porch, W/D, CH/A, Fridge, Oven, D/W. 5039 29th Ave. S. Apt. A. $1100/Mo. +Utilities 727-418-7272 for Appt. www.Gulfport-Florida-Rentals.com APARTMENTS FOR RENT1BRs $525/Mo. 2BRs, $675/Mo. Gulfport & St. Pete. 727-8045596. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. ST. PETE BEACHExtra Large Efciency, Newly Renovated, Walk to Beach, Trolley, block off Corey Ave. $600/Mo includes water/ maintenance. 727-804-5694. TOWN SHORES WINDSOR-2BR/2BA, Front/ Rear Entrance to Water, Updated Kitchen, All New Tile, Power Shutters, Free Gas, H2O, Cable T.V. Club House, Tennis, Pools, Marina & Maintenance. Small Pets OK. 55+ (727) 7914480 TREASURE ISLAND YACHT CLUB-Condo, Extra Large 1BR/1.5BA, Newly Renovated. Cable/Water Included. W/D. Available 5/1 $850/Mo. 727-343-5500 Call after 4:30pm. CHATEAU TOWERS1BR/1BA $890/Mo. & 2BR/2BA, $1200/Mo. Annual. Great Waterviews, Laundry on Premesis. Covered Parking. All Amenities. Petless. Call 727-204-0643. TOTALLY RENOVATED-Excellent Location, 1 Bedroom. All Utilities Included (including Cable). Background Check Required, Looking for Quality Tenant! 727-410-6599. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. TOWN SHORES LANCASTERDeluxe 2BR/2BA, gorgeous waterviews. All new tile, new windows. Free cable & gas. Carport. Close to clubhouse, tennis & heated pool. Walk to beach, art district. 55+. No pets. $975/Mo & Deposit. 727-688-7337 or 727-343-3731. 1BR/1BA APT.-CHA, on Busline. $525/Mo. 1st/last/security. Electric and one 1/2 Water. Background Check. Call 727-409-3716 After 5pm. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need part time secretary. Possible Live In. 727-289-3588. GULFPORT COTTAGEUpdated 2BR/1BA Home & Family Room, C/H/A, Tile Kitchen & Bath, Hardwood Floors, Separate Laundry Room w/W/D, All Appliances, Large Fenced Yard, Carport. 5 Minutes to Stetson. No Smokers/Pets. $975/Mo. includes pest/lawn service, 1st & Security. Text or Call 813-774-0462. CLEAN 1 BEDROOM ON LAKE-Maggiore. Recently Remodeled, Washer/Dryer, CHA Carport. Nice Neighborhood. $750/Mo. All Utilities Included. 727-289-6335. No Dogs. SO PASADENALarge House. 2BR/2BA, Carport, W/D hookup. $920/mo. incl. Water & Maintenance. Next to Publix, shopping, bus. 6921 Hibicuss. 727-804-5694 GULFPORT HOUSE RENTAL Fully Furnished 2BR/2BA Across from Marina for Short-Term Rental. W/D, D/W, Internet. Pet Friendly. 727-328-0203. ART DISTRICT WATERFONTFully Furnished, Includes cable, wireless, laundry, hot tub, BBQ, W/Florida rooms. 2BR $1200/mo. plus elec. 1BR $800/mo. plus. elec. Available through Jan. 2014. Samll dog OK w/ deposit. 727-345-4060 FURNISHED 1BR/1BA-Condo. Patriot Square 55+ Community. 2 Pools, Tennis, Active Clubhouse Activities. Annual $650/Mo. 1st/last & $500/Security. 727-565-2151 or 727-8659142. Accommodations to Share HOME TO SHARE-Furnished, Cable, Concrete Parking, Washer/Dryer, Fenced Property, Utilities Included. No Smoking, Security Deposit, $100/Wk. Neat & Clean. 727-323-1039. Real Estate Wanted COUPLE LOOKING FOR-Furnished 4/Mo. Rental (Jan. thru April). Dog Friendly Place in Gulfport Area. House or Mobile Home. 262695-1808, 262-347-7509. Happy Talk Real Estate for Rent Furnished Rentals
54 Gabber April 25 May 1, 2013 7930 SUN ISLAND DR #202$139,000 1BR/1BA. 7030 Sun Island Dr. #310 $269,900 2BR/2BA. Waterfront Views w/Open Balconies. Gated Community w/Pool, clubhouse, covered parking, W/D in unit. Lots of upgraded & Furnished. Call Karen Vogel, 727-542-9384. PRUDENTIAL TROPICAL REALTY. AMAZING EXECUTIVE TRI-LEVELTownhouse, 3BR/2BA in gorgeous Pelican Creek. Property sits right on the 5th hole of picturesque Pasadena Yacht & Country Club 18 hole course. Spacious, open plan w/great views. Jacuzzi tub, garage. Must see this very special home in a great community. $335,000. 727-688-7337 or 727-343-3731. SALE OR RENT-3BR/1.5BA. Block Building. 3521 15th Ave. S. Sale $25,000 or Rent $500/ Mo. 727-360-8870. UNIQUE PROPERTY3/2/2, 1850SF & 520SF Garage, Huge Fenced Lot 97x127 Open Kitchen, Two new tiled baths. Great for Entertaining, Completely Redone. $175,000, Agents Welcome, 727-793-7055. PREFERRED STREET-2/2 in Process. Updated Plumbing and Electrical. Available August. Asking $9999. 727-347-3555 for Info. 3BR/2.5BALarge Open Kitchen, Fenced Yard, Back & Front Decks, Workshop & Shed. 1230SF, Great Gulfport Location, Completely Redone. $125K. Agents Welcome, 727-7937055. TOWN SHORES LANCASTERDeluxe 2BR/2BA, gorgeous waterviews, all new tile & windows. Enjoy heated pool, tennis, clubhouse. Walk to beach, art district. $129,000. 727-688-7337 or 727-343-3731. Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965.
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