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No. 2313 June 6 June 12, 2013 Holistic F oods, Fr esh Bak ed Biscuits and Tr ea ts Thanks for the Memories, Mike With owner Mike Frances sudden death in April, the Beach theatre remains closed. However, that didnt stop staff from changing the marquee from Thanks for the memories which they posted after the theatre closed pending the outcome of a lawsuit to Thanks for the memories, Mike. The theatres future remains uncertain, pending the outcome of the lawsuit over a loan. Keys Crafts on CoreyHunter creates what he calls fossil lamps out of the porous white stone. Mr. Hunter sold his lamps at the 20th Annual Corey Avenue Art and Craft Festival this past weekend. Crafters, artists and artisans bring their wares to the historic Corey Avenue for locals and tourists alike to view and purchase. A Bigger Gulfport Beach? Gulfport beach could get bigger. Pinellas county engineers will visit Gulfport beach on July 2 to help them determine if the beach passes county muster for adding sand. City Manager Jim OReilly says the county has been receptive to the idea.Gulfport Outlaws Spice, Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana Council voted Tuesday night to outlaw any sort of fake marijuana and synthetic hallucinogens. You cant create a test kit for fake marijuana, Chief Vincent explained, so the city will focus on is it being marketed and sold as a synthetic drug? If the answer is yes, the person selling it could receive a civil violation. Chief Vincent said, violators will not face criminal charges. When asked, the Chief told the Gabber the city could not enforce possession as a violation, although some staff later speculated certain city council members would ask the city attorney to add possession as a violation to the ordinance when it faces a second reading later this month. Gulfport Cub Scouts Gone After a long history in Gulfport and spirited debate about anti-gay policies on a national level, the local Cub Scout Pack 300 no longer exists. The recent controversy over whether or not the local pack should be allowed to continue meeting in a city building rent free despite a national policy prohibiting gay scout leaders and a local law prohibiting discrimination against gay people did not contribute to the packs dissolution, according to City Manager Jim OReilly. In a rare departure from the rote city staff presentations at Gulfport city council meetings, City Manager OReilly asked to speak before the public comment portion of the meeting. I think its important that this evening I do, he said. renewed its charter, he told council. See Scouts, page 3
2 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Gulfport Staff Relay For Life Team Wins Rookie Award Im looking forward to more pies in the face next year, Mayor Sam Henderson said as Administrative Services Director Terri Gould presented the city with awards for its participation in this years Relay For Life. Mayor Sam Henderson and Ward Four Councilman Michael Fridovich both allowed people to pitch whipped cream pies at them if they donated to Relay For Life.
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 3 Board Positions Available The City of South Pasadena is looking for two residents to serve on the Planning and Zoning Board. Applications are available in the Drive S., South Pasadena. Scouts, from front pagePack 300 ceased to exist as of June The pack had between three and four children, according to city staff. Advocates of holding Cub Scout Pack 300 accountable for national Boy Scout discrimination policies still spoke at the meeting, asking council to review the language in the citys human rights ordinance to avoid a repeat of the recent controversy. According to the city manager, the Boy Scouts of America will attempt Cub Scouts. Other packs exist in St. Petersburg. Music is Coming to the City of Imagination! In an effort to expand the scope of the arts at the City of Imagination at been soliciting local musicians to After his year-long place on the center stage at the Artists Village Courtyard, Stone Handy is bringing his unique style of casual tunes and spoken word poetry to the City of Imagination. Handy expects to have guest musicians joining him throughout the evening. opening of the Imaginariums June show: Live from the Industrial Arts Center, featuring glasswork by Owen Pach, Tony Vouis, Elise Paultre, and others. Revealing another facet of his character, Handy will be contributing to the show with a collection of his whimsical pottery. Most of the artwork will be for sale, with a portion Imagination. Light refreshments will also be available. Musicians, story tellers, poets and performers interested in scheduling stage time should e-mail schork. firstname.lastname@example.org. Meantime, come out and show your appreciation for your artist friends and neighbors, and like the City of Imagination on facebook to follow this and other events. Public Safety Boating Class An ABS (All about Boating Safety) Class will be offered on (use the side entrance). There will be (you can bring your lunch). Bring pens and pencils and note paper. Cost is the student will receive a wallet Florida bobber card. All materials are furnished for the student and you may take them with you after the class. They will break one hour for lunch and have several breaks during the day. For information and
4 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Help Send the Kids to Camp YNOT Ministries will be having a Rummage Sale and Car Wash this them send their kids to camp this summer! They would also like to thank everyone who has come to these rummage sales and car washes for all of their continued support!Contact Nick Harper at a reasonable time at Support Public Charter School on Beach the St. Pete Beach City Commission will be discussing whether to allow Academy by the Sea, a proposed public charter school on St. Pete Beach, to lease the former St. Pete Beach Police Department Building. Academy by the Sea, if approved, plans to offer a Montessori based has presented the City Commission with a formal lease proposal for the former Police Station. This facility would provide an excellent beginning home for the school because it has appropriate classroom space, security and green space, and it is also near to the Recreation Center with its facilities and programs. Please attend the meeting to show your support for use of this wonderful facility. Your attendance and support is critical to efforts to secure this location. For more information visit academybythesea. com or email at academybythesea@ aol.com.Free Family Movie Night The City of Gulfport Recreation Division and the Gulfport Public Library is presenting a free Family South, Gulfport. The movie is a starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid. Call
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 5 Summer Reading Kick-off Party Avenue S., Gulfport is celebrating summer with a chance to read some great books! Bring the family to sign up for their Summer Reading carnival, moonwalk, games, face painting and more. For more information contact Cailey Klasson, Youth Librarian, Learn More about Your Camera Beach Community Center will hold a three-hour intermediate photography workshop. The workshop will cover transferring photos to your computer, photography techniques, and photo also shoot photographs and learn different techniques as they use their camera. have a working knowledge of their camera and ideally have attended the beginner photography workshop taught at the Community Center. Please bring your camera with batteries, the cable or card reader used to transfer photos to your computer and, if possible, your laptop computer. Participants without a laptop are welcome, although they portion of the workshop that relates to transferring photos from camera to computer. for this workshop. Space is limited. If you would like to attend this workshop in the future but have yet to take the Community Centers beginner workshop, you may register for the next beginner workshop and intermediate workshop at that same phone number. Free Movie Day where good friends meet. Ice Cream Social Whats just as good as ice cream? Karaoke! Be a star and sing your favorite song during this great social. You can sign up with the DJ during a friend. Seating is limited so get in on the fun! This is co-sponsored by Humana and Jay and Lota Wygant to support the Gulfport Senior Center Foundation. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact You must be a Center member to by the Gulfport Multipurpose Center sign up today to enjoy all the great classes, programs and events the Center offers. Chair Yoga Class is Moving Chair yoga with Joyce is a slow and easy, but challenging workout that accommodates people with physical limitations. In chair yoga the movements, based on traditional Hatha yoga postures are done seated or standing supported by a chair, so almost anyone can participate. Classes will meet at Scout Hall
6 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Take a Safe Boating Course will present a one day safe boating program Americas Boating Course St. Petersburg. Topics will include Getting to Know Your Boat, Necessary and Practical Considerations Before you Get Started, Operating/Handling, Navigating the Waterways (Aids to Navigation & Rules), Boating Emergencies, and much more! The program is open to adults and drawing will be held during the class week) Program. Registration must be emailed or Successful completion of the program will qualify one to receive a Florida Boaters ID card. Additional information and sign up may be obtained by emailing foglejcgaux@ tampabay.rr.com. Republican Club to Meet State Representative Kathleen members and friends of the St. Petersburg Republican Club on at the St. Petersburg Community St. Petersburg. Rep. Peters will discuss the recently concluded legislative session and provide an insight into issues that are expected to be raised in the next session. Following her presentation, Rep. Peters will answer questions from the audience. Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the Question and Answer session. There is no charge to attend this event. For more information on this event and other club activities, please call Summer Jazz on the Beach Society will sponsor Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps in two summer at the Bilmar Beach Resort, Treasure
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 7 Check out First Friday Art Walk Tomorrow Gulfport Art Walk takes place on of every month all year long, from works of talented independent artisans, craftsmen, authors and entertainers, stretched over a half-mile up and down scenic Beach Boulevard. Live musicians appear at venues throughout the waterfront district. There is no admission charge for this pet and Blvd. S. For more information, follow on Facebook www.facebook. com/GulfportArtWalk, visit www. Music and Theater Summer Camp The Performing Arts Consortium of St. Petersburg is presenting a Summer Camp at the Catherine Hickman Theater in Gulfport. The with two shows. One camp will be for elementary and middle school ages and the second camp for high school ages with a stage show at the end of the camp for each age group. This camp will be a good learning experience for students interested in the performing arts and live theater. The musical show will be The Little Mermaid adapted from Hans Christian Andersens story with original music composed by James Weaver. The show was originally performed at the Catherine Hickman Theater in April with students from St. Petersburg College. Students will learn acting, singing, stage design and production. There the camp. Students will learn acting and speaking in front of the camera with all students participating in the documentary. This is a chance to take part in a musical production and documentary from start to Gulfport Rec Summer Camp Get ready to splash into summer as for Gulfport residents. Registration is for children who have completed of registration are MondayFriday for non-residents not enrolled in the School Year Child Care Program will begin Monday, May 20th for 30 children max. Annual registration residents, which does not include charge. Detailed pricing is currently available at the Recreation Center, mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Center). Packets now available.
8 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Free Meals for Kids and Teens The City of Gulfport Recreation Boulevard S. will be offering free nutritious meals to kids and teens p.m. and afternoon snack will be Break Spot is a federal nutrition program sponsored by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Pinellas County School Board. Please contact information. To place an order for the following day, please call by noon to ensure that a nutritious meal will be available. Democratic Club to Meet Greater Pinellas Democratic Club will feature Carl Zimmermann (FL (Executive Director, Integrity Florida) and Dwight Dudley (FL Carl Zimmermann represents most or North Pinellas County (having succeeded Carl Nehr), while Dwight Dudley represents N. Central St. Petersburg and some areas north Integrity Florida which he describes as a watchdog group is non of government. Come to the meeting and hear these three exciting and outstanding speakers. Time permitting, they will take questions, encourage discussion. The meeting which will Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, will start with cocktails (cash bar) and social reservations please) followed by our guests presentations. Call Betty at interested in political and/or social involvement. Adaptive Swim Lessons Adaptive Swim Lessons are coming to North Shore Aquatic Complex. If you or someone you know needs adaptive or special needs help with swim lessons, you can now learn how to swim with an instructor experienced in therapeutic recreation. Classes are taught Tuesday and Registration for session I begins Card. See www.stpeteparksrec.org for more information on this and other activities and programs or call
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 9 Gulfport Yacht Club Goes All in for WWIIBy Joshua Moses young, able-bodied men for the war effort in World War II, the Gulfport Yacht Club gave everything it had. not serve, but it was not because he didnt try. C.J. Allen, better known to the club as Pop, was a World War I Navy veteran who had established the yacht club based on his vision that it could offer young boys clean and helpful fun. Pop taught the boys how to build their own boats and how to navigate the seas. When the call came for World War II, Pop tried to enlist for service but was denied. That denial did not keep him from supporting his boys, though, since he regularly purchased war bonds and that one of his boys from the club would end up with it. made it into the service, scattered throughout the Navy, Army Air Force, Army, and Marines. Seven of the fourteen went to high school together, graduating from St. Petersburg Senior High School before entering the service. These young men were more than just a group of guys from Gulfport: they were a family of men, a brotherhood of sailors who were willing to serve the country that they loved so dearly. Jim Flatter served in the Navy. He Quartermaster Second Class and one of the seven who attended high McMannis, another of the high school boys, served in the Army Military Patrol in Africa. Before his a bookkeeper. Leo Maurice Dykes served as a First Lieutenant in the Army Air Force, enlisting at age Florida Power. Bruce Ellis was a high school graduate and served as a First Lieutenant in the Army Infantry. Gordon Wayne Dykes, brother of Leo in the Army Air Force. Lieutenant Clyde H. Council also served in the Air Force. Two of the clubs members, Harvey Curtis Holland and Arthur Montigney, served as privates in the Marines. Ian Cowan was a private in the Parachute Infantry. Floyd Samson served in the Coast Guard, leaving his job at Blackburns service station. Arthur W. Metcalf, another St. Pete High graduate, served in the Navy as Musician First Class Longley, graduated and entered the Navy. Robert Callinan was a radio signalman in the Navy. William P. Browne, known as Bill, served in the Navy after graduating the signal corps, and survived the sinking of one of the vessels he was stationed on. On the way home from Murmansk, Russia, his ship came under aerial attack for six days before dropping cargo in port. His vessel sustained those attacks throughout the drop period in port, only to get attacked again after setting out for sink, and Bill and the rest of the crew hours before being picked up. All of these men were a part of a family. Their family was not just one that held hands over a blessing for supper, but their family extended to each other, as members of the Gulfport Yacht Club, growing together under the teachings of Pop Allen about the ways of the sea. Their family extended even further, to the whole town of Gulfport, as this entire group of young men enlisted to protect their loved ones, putting their lives on the line for their country in a Josh Moses is a student at Stetson volunteer researcher at the Gulfport Historical Society. GEMS Summer Schedule GEMS (Gulfport Extended Mini Bus Service) new summer schedule is out. Check out the new pick up times and new trips. You can get your schedule at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center, from your driver (if you are a current GEMS member) or online at www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org. Once on the web site, go to the right and click members, the go to GEMS section and click the link current schedule spring and summer hours. GEMS members, check out our new and fourth Tuesday. It leaves from the Senior Center on the hour from Market and stops at the Gulfport This trip will run in one hour loops and you will receive your lime green schedule card when you arrive on the bus. You must have this card to give back to your driver for your return trip. or older or have a disability, you can take advantage of GEMS door to door service for a yearly membership of the Center are free! Got Questions?
10 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Letters An open letter to Dave Cretella Dear Editor: From the day you opened the hardware store in Gulfport to the day you left it, you made our lives a little easier with your kind consideration of our needs, often lending a tool we'd otherwise have to buy; discounting charges even when business was poor and you were hurting; helping with suggestions and expert advice. Speaking for other old ladies and myself, we miss you and fee very sad reading of your are and will always be our hardware angel.Thelma RileyMany thanks, Sharon Dear Editor: This note concerning the continuing outstanding service provided by Sharon Morris of the city of St. Pete Beach Public Works Department is long overdue. As a retired Marine and longopportunity to visit most states beaches from Maine to Florida and from Alaska to southern California. During my visits to these mostly small communities, I have observed hundreds of municipal employees at observed anyone with the continuing enthusiasm and professionalism of Ms. Morris. 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 email@example.com. 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. I have seen her pour concrete in the hot summer sun; in the same hot sun heavy undergrowth by the Pass-aGrille jetty where a large bed of wild climb palm trees, trim small forests, clean clogged storm drains, etc. ... all in a day's work for Sharon. At least three mornings a week I will see her at Sunset Beach or the nearby Fisherman's Park. She greets strangers and those she knows with a bright and cheery "Good morning." She will ask one how the is during these brief conversations she is continually working, sweeping or picking up the detritus that slobs continually litter the area with. Sharon, often in a stern but at the same time gentle manner, confronts those who litter and those who fail to clean up after their pets, informing them of the violations they are guilty of. Ms. Morri's actions at all time (seven years of my personal observation) Public Works Depatment, the City government of St. Pete Beach. friends, the multitude of visitors and the entire of City of St. Pete Beach, thank you, Sharon Morris.Tom Siggins, USMC (Retired) Life is in the Blood Debi McArthur, operations director of LBC Analysis reveals revolutionary lifestyle and health through diet, supplements and exercise. Debi states analysis clinic. She is introducing a sneak peek of with Live Blood Cell visual analysis of an individuals live blood cells through informational seminars. This seminar will be held at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior German American Society The German American Society in Pinellas Park invites you to participate in their Heimat Abend p.m. A wide selection of German food is available from the kitchen at very reasonable prices. They also have a selection of German wine and beer as fee insures you the opportunity to enjoy good food, good music, and the chance to make new friends. Dress code is informal. However, shorts, other than Lederhosen, on men and/or women are not allowed. For additional information contact Bob
Gabber June 6 June 13, 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 coffee. Todays menu is soup, koldunai (meat dumplings) served with bacon 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 Get your Grant Apps In Social service agencies may now the city of St. Petersburg. Grant applications are due Monday, July at www.stpete.org/socialservices. Priorities for funding will be limited to social service programs that provide homeless prevention services and/or services to homeless families (highest priority), unaccompanied youth (second priority) and individuals (third priority). Grant awards will not be offered to can request funding for more than one program, but the total request must submit only one application. A Mandatory Bidders/Technical Assistance Workshop will be held on application and guidelines found on the website to bring to the workshop. Parking is available in Parking Lot Last year, the city allocated social the community.
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Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 13 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.
14 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Happy Birthday Theresea! years, Mrs. Theresea R. celebrated her Alhambra Health and Rehabilitation Center in St. Petersburg last weekend. Fresh Market to Host Blood DriveBy Laura Garrison The blood mobile will be at the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market on will be returning again in July. Many of our vendors asked if we could host the drive a bit later to allow them to also donate after the Market, hence the extended hours. We will also have printed hand outs available at the GMA/Market information booth. Your assistance in promoting this event is greatly appreciated. The blood mobile will be parked adjacent to La Cote Basque, Beach thank you to Cote Basque for the use of their parking lot!). While an appointment isnt necessary, it is recommended and appointments can be booked online. Heres what OneBlood is offering in exchange for our blood donations: All donors will receive a t-shirt, a Outback Steakhouse and a wellness checkup including a cholesterol screening. Plus, donate twice between June will receive a free steak meal from Outback Steakhouse and be entered into a drawing to win Outback for a Year! The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is a year-round open-air market featuring fruits, vegetables and a wide variety of other foods; handmade art and crafts; bath, body and wellness products; live music and participate each Tuesday. 2 p.m. June through August. For more information, go to www. gulfportma.com, or contact Laura firstname.lastname@example.org. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 15 Senior Center Gets Capitol FlagPhoto by Shelly Wilson Michael B. Osadchey, right, of Lasting Legacy, presents a ag own over the US Capitol to Gulfport Senior Center Manager Gail Biron and Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke. The ag was own at the request of Congressman Bill Young especially for the Senior Center in recognition of the Tour of Duty Conference on May 22nd. Osadchey and attorney Spiro Verras (left) spoke about special nancial benets and eligibility requirements for wartime veterans and their spouses. Attention Teens! community service hours for school or for a scholarship? The Gulfport Public Library is a great place to volunteer! Its a fun way to meet other teens and your community service requirement. For more information contact Cailey Get your Tickets to Cathy Awards Dinner The Gulfport Community Players Cathy Awards Dinner and Ceremony Back Door Theater. The Players must know just how many people will be attending the Cathy Awards, so tickets No tickets will be sold at the door! interested people are urged to attend, but in order to attend, you must send the Players a check to cover the number of people youre bringing to: Once again, no tickets will be sold checks in the mail! Your ticket(s) will be waiting for you at the door on the The Cathy Awards is the Players own tribute to all the hard working actors, directors, back stage people, etc. who have all made their past season so successful. It will be a real celebration and can be compared (a little) to the Tony Awards. Tension be crossed by many hoping to win one of the awards that night. Your ticket includes the dinner, ice tea or coffee, and the Awards Ceremony. There will be no take outs available. Beer and wine will be available at an additional cost. The Players Back Door Theater, Gulfport, will open its doors at will follow the dinner. There will be plenty of free parking at the theater. Join the Players and your friends celebration! See you at the Back Door Theater! (7 27 ) 32 169 65 fa x 32 778 30Y our Community P aper Every ursday since 19681419 49th Street South, Gulfport
16 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Open 11 Am 10 PM 7 Days a W eek 7 Days a W eek Oysters, Clams & Mussels & Mu ss el s Baby Back RibsCajun, BBQ, or Plain j ,, Giant Lobster T ails By Scott Lafee Take Two Pills and Buzz Me in the Morning Among animal behavioralists, its been widely known that some species like humans; seeking out medicinal herbs, for example, to treat what ails them. The list of animal pharmacists is getting longer and ever more unlikely. A recent study found that to add high-nicotine cigarette butts to their nests to reduce mite infestations. Similarly, wood ants incorporate an antimicrobial resin from conifer trees into colonies to prevent microbial growth. And Perhaps the biggest surprise for us of disease in the next generation, said Mark Hunter, an ecologist There are strong parallels with humans, where we now understand that dietary choices made by parents their children. Birds do it. Bees do it. Why not humans, too.BODY OF KNOWLEDGE One square inch of skin contains, GET ME THAT. STAT! French researchers report that children who suffer from migraine headaches are more likely to have experienced infantile colic than those STORIES FOR THE WAITING ROOM Generally speaking, men make lousy patients -when you can actually get them to see a doctor. Males comprise for not seeking medical attention: not sick enough. Not obviously sick. Prefer to self-treat. Lack of time. No health insurance. Dont like doctors. wrong with them. A couple of years ago, an Omahabased family physician named Jeffry (CQ) Hatcher posted his top does go to or mother dragged him there. 2) He thinks hes going to die. 3) He depressed or stressed, usually workPHOBIA OF THE WEEK Ommetaphobia -Fear of eyes OBSERVATION I was going to have cosmetic surgery was full of portraits by Picasso. --Comedian Rita Rudner CURTAIN CALLS Sigurd Eysteinsson, also known as Sigurd the Mighty, ruled a Viking During his reign, he went to war against another leader named Mael Brigte. Eysteinsson killed Brigte, severed his head and strapped it to his saddle as a trophy. Reportedly, leg, creating a wound that became seriously infected and ultimately killed Eysteinsson.
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 17 Learn about Nesting Sea Turtles Visit nesting beach habitat with Clearwater Marine Aquarium educator Joe Malo and learn about our remarkable sea turtles on Guy Harvey Outpost a TradeWinds Beach Resort conference center, evening begins with an insightful presentation about their life histories, habitats, and conservation as well as a great video of the turtles laying eggs and the hatchlings. Following the presentation they will visit the beach habitat at Guy Harvey Outpost and learn more. Find out how you can help these fascinating creatures and preserve their disappearing nesting habitat. Adults and families welcome, admission is free. Please arrive early as parking may be limited. Reservations are appreciated but not Pinellas Master Naturalists and Guy Harvey Outpost. Zumba Classes Tuesday and Thursday Nights Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow calorie burning dance of people towards joy and health. The St. Pete Beach Community class will also be held Thursdays from per class. Join anytime. Visit www. more information. Depression and Bipolar Support Group A Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at the Suncoast Center,
18 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 This Weeks Solution We Want You! The Gulfport Garden & Bird Club is seeking new members to participate in their next calendar of events, several women doing Red Cross sewing in the dining room of the Cedars Hotel (now the Peninsula Inn) decided they would like to know more A nucleus was formed and by May of beautifying Gulfport. There were yard contests, picnics and trips. These traditions continue today with local garden tours, trips to wellknown gardens around the state, and a host of speakers providing fauna. The Club also continues the tradition of community involvement. the placement of bird baths and statuary along with the planting of trees and shrubs in and around our city parks and buildings. What they need from you: In order to expand the activities as mentioned above and to offer additional programs, the Club is seeking dedicated participants who are willing to share their knowledge and new ideas and time to help the Club expand its vision. There are many opportunities to use your creativity through Club membership. They welcome your participation. year. For more information, please name, address, telephone number and email address to Barbara Dye, Gu lfpo rt G ar den & B ird Club
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 19 The Gabs Rick Rudolph, Gulfport: Maybe improve the Williams Pier, maybe some more benches. Leah Bonsey, St. Petersburg: A dog beach. A section where you can have your dogs. People would really go to that, I think. Jan Lowe, Gulfport: Id like to see them clean the beach, get the Pampers off of there. Nicole Spence, Gulfport: Probably stand up paddleboard rentals or kayak rentals, something right down there where residents could use them. If the city of Gulfport is granted funds for the beach restoration, what type of additional updates would you like to see on the beach?-Submitted by Barbara Banno
20 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 VBS to Begin this Week Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church will again host its popular Vacation Bible School. This years exciting and professionally developed curriculum, Kingdom Rock, blends a variety of age appropriate activities with Bible atmosphere. The experienced staff invites all youngsters, from age Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship grade to participate. Healthy snacks will be enjoyed by the Kingdom Rockers each day. The VBS will be held from Monday, per family. Registrations are being more information, please call the Shop the Thrift Mall Pasadena Community Church now has three stores at one location (Pasadena Ave. and Second Ave. Saturday. The mall features three rooms: one with clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelery; one with gifts, china, glasses, sporting goods, childrens clothes, toys and games; and one with furniture, household items, electronics, books and tapes. a great price!
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 21 New Community Spiritual Sanctuary You are invited to visit Room to Grow, a spiritual center built by community for the community sweat lodge, drum circle, Reiki, holistic massage, channeling, intuitive healing and more. Visit St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse invites you to come fellowship with Street N. in Pinellas Park. Pamela Ware, Founding Senior Co-Pastor of Forerunners for Christ Ministries, in Largo is their guest speaker. Pastor of God and teaches and preaches Thrift Shop Sale Gulfport Thrift Shop has weekly sales. They love their return customers. They return because of all the clean, useful, thrifty items they share with you. If you havent stepped inside yet, this is a great month to check them out on Friday Saturday! Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship
22 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 The Treasure Island Art Guild Friday morning Portrait workshop will be meeting for the summer months at Suntan Art Center, 3300 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, next to the Don Cesar Hotel starting June noon. Members and non-members are welcome to attend. If you have questions, call or visit the website at www. TreasureIslandArtGuild.org. The City of Gulfport Celebrates Flag Day Flag Day commemorates the Continental Congress. To the original members of the Continental Congress, red stood for hardiness and courage, white for purity and innocence, and blue for vigilance and This special and moving event is St. S. and Shore Blvd. S. in Gulfport. This event is free and open to the public. The City of Gulfport and the a very moving Flag Day ceremony by proper ceremonial burn. Special guest vocalist and former Broadway singer and author Victor Helou will perform. For more information, please contact city of Gulfport Technical
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24 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Free Quit Smoking Now Program and improve your health? Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center is partnering with City of St. Petersburg to provide a free sixweek tobacco dependence seminar at Anyone interested in quitting tobacco can participate and will be provided with a free and optional supply of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) This program is funded by the Florida Department of Health. To register gnahec.org. Space is limited. Put your Two Cents in St. Petersburg Budget Residents are invited to help city leaders determine funding priorities City administrators will provide a short summary of the proposed budget before allowing public comment on proposed reductions. Leaders are hoping to maintain the same level of quality service provided to residents over previous budget cycles without additional reductions. City Council rate for approval in September. Wednesday Morning Yoga is Moving Yoga with Valerie on Wednesday mornings will be at Scout Hall class. Class suitable for all levels, yoga meets you where you are at. For and a bottle of water. Understanding Who am I? Reverend Taddius Leitho. Reverend Leitho is a Spiritual Counselor and a teacher of meditation, yoga, and stress reduction. Learn the message behind the books The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle and Your Head in the Tigers Mouth by Ramesh S. Balsekar. Sign is up a must! Class August 3 at the St. Pete Beach cushion, a pen, and notebook.
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 25 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy SalustriCity of Gulfport: Marina Improvements Q: How will Gulfport pay for the marina enhancements? A: According to City Manager Jim OReilly, the city marina will take a loan from Gulfports nonappropriated (money in the bank that is not part property taxes at a lower rate. The marina cannot take the money back, so it must borrow its own money to make improvements. The marina will repay the general fund. Summer Camps For Kids Get ready for Hook, Line and Community Center. Summer camps are available for ages 3 years old and Pre 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, swimming, such as Cheerleading, Fishing and camp information and paperwork can be found online at www.spbrec.com is going on now at The Community Support for your Art and Business Get support for your art and business Pete, First Ave. N. Come and get support for producing your art and expanding your business. Call Ani at (7 27 ) 32 169 65 fa x 32 778 30R eaders. R esults.Serving Gulfport and surr ounding Communities ev ery T hur sd ay since 1968.
26 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 By Holiday Mathis Last weeks new moon turned a fresh page in the cosmic diary. What to write? Even when theres much to look forward to, the tendency to use up a clean page rehashing past disappointments is all too tempting. Hopefully, the Leo moon midweek will bring enough dramatic fun to overshadow that temptation. Mars and Pluto square off to check our current course of action against the long-term consequences. GEMINI though you think its smart to say what people want you to say, a surge creative streak will prevent you from doing so this week. Instead, youll talk off the cuff about whats really on your mind and make some rather astute comments along the way. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Maybe there is more to your life than you thought. In fact, maybe there is more to life in general than you previously cared to imagine. You are willing to suspend your disbelief to entertain fantasies of other worlds. Therefore, the week will take on an element of energy. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You are Youre worthy of love regardless of what you achieve. Act because it feels right, not because you have something to prove. Also, note that an achievement doesnt have to be a record-breaking accomplishment in and worthy of celebration. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). No one can say for sure what can and cannot be. But you have a strong intuitive sense of what people are likely to do; therefore, you are able to predict the probable outcome of events. This predictive talent will serve you well this week. Act on your instincts, and youll be free of trouble and worry. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). ). Theres more out there that you could know and do. Soak up the information even if its not presented in the way youd prefer. Advice may sound like criticism, but theres still something valuable in it if you can get past the tone. This week provides endless opportunities to set aside your ego and be a student of life. SCORPIO People you know will be involved in intriguing activities that may have you thinking, I want to do that. Mentally factor in the considerable amount of time and energy involved. Do you really want to do that? It very well might take over your life, so be sure youre really excited about it before you embark. SAGITTARIUS Should the schoolteacher tell the students what will be on the test? Or should the students pay attention and try to learn everything being taught in the class and not just the bits that will be graded? Life will be like a classroom situation this week, and your teacher isnt going to point out whats on the test. CAPRICORN People are really listening to you your main message across. Keep it simple. Avoid the temptation to adopt the insider language of a group. Youre better off communicating in your own way. If you dont know the real meaning, dont say it. AQUARIUS You strive to go peacefully with the week you will feel at times like you are swimming upstream. Such an exercise is important for building emotional muscle tone. As in the case of the determined salmon, PISCES Compassion guides your choices. Your natural powers of empathy kick in, and its like you know what another person is going through, even though you couldnt possibly. learn for those who dont have much of it. Youre self-educated in this regard, and you picked the right school. ARIES too easy to miss important points about what you have if youre busy looking at what others have. To take advantage of all that your current the supposedly greener grass on the other side of the fence. Stay focused on your own backyard. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). What call doing what I want to do. Youll be in a position to make this distinction in regards to your own behavior. Just because you dont feel motivated to conform to what people expect of you doesnt mean you lack motivation in general. Your own projects are important, too! This Week's Birthdays: The next six weeks are a golden time for you, as cherish you. The proof is irrefutable. July sends you on a quest. August tightens relationships, and there are some important logistics to work out, too. Financially, September and November are the best months. Note: You can always reinvent in familiar settings. Thats why the new environment of September is an opportunity not to be missed! Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by The Toonsters Jay & LolitaTuesday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by Sherry & Mike Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by Harold & Donna Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by Dave and Cookie Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Entertainment by Geno Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Ann & Ray Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment for dancing by Woody & his accordion Weather permitting
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 27 See Prelude to Pride: Blown by the Wind Suncoast AIDS Theatre Project presents Prelude to Pride: Blown by St. Petersburg. This is an original adaptation by T. Scott Wooten as a hilarious and naughty sendup of The Wind and stars Matt McGee, as Scarlet; Sharon Scott as Mammy, Joey Panek as Ashley; Betty Jane Parks as Melanie; Chris Jackson as Rhett; Sara DelBeato as Belle; and Joe Parra as Mr. OHara. T. Scott Wooten adapted the story and Michael Raabe will accompany the cast at the keyboard. All performers are donating their time and talents for this production. These (People with AIDS) programs at Metropolitan Charities of Pinellas. What-You-Will at the door. Advance purchase tickets are available for For further information contact www.americanstage.org. To learn more about The Suncoast AIDS Theatre Project contact Garry Summer Dive-In Movies are Back Summer Dive-In Movies are back at The St. Pete Beach Community to lounge by the pool while watching featuring Shark Tale. If you cant They have Dive-Ins scheduled every Snacks, drinks and glow jewelry will be sold. No outside coolers or food allowed. Doors open at person. This event will be canceled in inclement weather. For the full schedule of Dive-In Movies
28 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Kids Splash and Dash at the St. Pete Beach PoolFirst place winner for the 10 12 age group, Austin Kurmay congratulates runner-up Max Thibodeaux after their heat in Sundays Splash and Dash Biathlon at the St. Pete Beach Community Center. Last year St. Pete Beach introduced a new event for kids: the Splash and St. Petersburg agreed. Splash Bash party. Over the past year the St. Pete Beach community center enhanced its offerings for families, building on family movie nights in the pool with events like the biathlon. The Empowerment of Healing Learn how to let go of stress! Learn how to be in the moment. Learn how to focus on the present moment. Barb will give a hands on experience for us all in how easy it is to do all that. Join Barbara Newborn at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Her lecture will discuss methods and of healing. Disability and illness can teach us about ourselves. As Barbara says We can learn from these experiences and gain perspective on what is truly important in our lives. Our experiences can also enlighten us toward new directions. We can personally transform from the external world of appearances, into our internal world of balance and self-worth. Barbara Newborn is the author of, Return to Ithaca: A womans triumph over the disabilities of a severe stroke. She was the Chief of staff of The National Stroke and Quality of Life Medical Education Institute in New York City. Barbara also has two masters degrees in Rehabilitation and teaches Yoga Therapy in Gulfport and volunteers for the Gulfport Senior Center. Aqua Zumba in St. Pete Beach with low impact and all the resistance qualities of the water. This class is Burns calories, tone your whole body and have fun while youre doing it. Class is offered at The St. Pete Ciega Dr. on Saturday mornings class also accepts Silver Sneakers!
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 29 Two Man Show These two men arent just great performers, but they have really big hearts. Jay Wygant and Mike Furman will be performing at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center in the dining Hall on Wednesday, support the Senior Center Pantry and those seniors in need, especially in the slow summer months. The price of the ticket is to bring in non-perishable goods to the Center. Room is limited, so get your seat early to see these great performers Thanks Jay and Mike for sharing your fantastic voices with us at the Center! For more information or how Sunday Market Sizzles in Pass-a-Grille The St. Pete Beach Communitys only year round fresh market continues each Sunday morning at Take advantage of the market prices of fresh produce from Ts Produce, including a great variety of organics. Handmade quality is the focus. Enjoy delicately infused cooking oils, quick breads, spices and rubs, and delectable fudge. Treat yourself to handmade soaps and lotions or a range of motion massage to get the kinks out. Peruse Suntans three galleries and the marketplace for handcrafted jewelry, art glass, metal, a quick supper from the grill. The market is located at Suntan, on the grounds of the Don Vista Building, next to the Don CeSar, 3300 Gulf Boulevard. For more information, call the Sunday Market at the Don Tour Barbara Gilberg HabitatBy Natalie Leggette Join me for a tour of the park on Florida friendly landscaping. You will receive the new Florida plant guide. Barbara Gilberg Habitat is located at electronic billboard on Shore Drive. Meet Natalie in the pavilion.
30 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Woman Leaves Voice Mail about Fire When Gulfport Fire Chief Jim Marenkovic checked his voice mail last month, one of the messages came from an elderly woman reporting a he begs the public. Chief Robert Vincent agreed as Chief Marenkovic relayed the incident before a recent city council meeting. The woman, Chief Marenkovic said, did have a list of emergency numbers she had written seven-digit numbers. He said he drew a line through the numbers. The chief says he has woken up to voice mails from the middle of night, with the caller reporting an injury to a loved one. emergency, he said. Yoga at Boyd Hill Treat yourself to something relaxing and restorative. Yoga at the preserve is a refreshing way to connect with your mind, body and soul. Classes are Country Club Way South Thursdays City of St. Petersburg ADVANTAGE Card. See www.stpeteparksrec.org for more information on this and other activities and programs or call June is Good Month for Adopting Feline Friends Pinellas County Animal Services and shelters across the country are inundated with litters of kittens during the spring and summer months. The month of June is dedicated to promoting cat adoption, in hopes that this will reduce the number of unsterile feline pets in Pinellas County. As part of the Adopt a Shelter Cat with the purchase of a license will be The adoption fee in June for cats shelter adoption hours. The fee includes medical checkup, spaying/ neutering, vaccinations, internal and external parasite control, heartworm testing and feline leukemia testing and micro chipping. The required Pinellas County license is also provided. Pinellas County Animal Services in Largo. Normal hours of operation adoptions. Rabies vaccinations are administered on Thursdays from Pinellas County holidays. For information on how to adopt, donate or volunteer, join Pinellas County Animal Services on Facebook. To learn more about the shelter, visit www.pinellascounty.
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 31 Excerpts heard at the June 4. 2013Gulfport City Council MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesIt kind of brightens up the place, dont you think? Mayor Sam Henderson, about artwork adorning the walls of city council chambers. Boca Ciega High School students created the art. City staff is looking to partner [with Pinellas County Schools] to help some of these students develop independent living skills. City Manager Jim OReilly, about exceptional students at Hamilton Disston school. The city manager said this was a step towards showing the school board that Hamilton Disston remained a necessary and viable school. I dont believe that this is the intention of our generous city. Denise Lowe, who asked city council to review the Human Rights discriminates nationally, it must pay market rent to the city for the facilities it uses, regardless of its local policies. Id like to recognize the efforts of the local businesses. They have been more than cooperative. City Manager Jim OReilly, about the citys fake marijuana law Last year we got into a car accident because the guy who caused the accident did not see the stop sign because it was covered by palm trees. Jaylen McGuire, And theres more where theres palm trees covering stop signs. I would like you to cut them now. Jaylen McGuire Thanks, gentleman. Mayor Sam Henderson About the Boy Scouts of America and the local Cub Scouts disbanding To me its never been about the Boy Scouts or the LGBT community... its about Gulfport and what we believe in... Do we want Nazis in here? I dont think so. Margarete Tober, discriminate nationally but operate at a city facility for free because it allegedly discriminates outside city limits only. Were not evil people. This is Gulfport, we get along... My viewpoints, different opinions do not mean I am wrong. Mark Grantham makes a good point about coming together to work things out, we do need to address the rental policy and look at tightening up the HRO. And I am not against gays and am just as upset that the national group will not allow gay adults. But I come from a different place, a different history. A different family. And my opinion is going to be different. Im not against gay people at all... the collateral damage from the Scout Hall debate was belonged at the national level, it never should have been in Gulfport. Judy Ryerson and Mary Atkinson, God bless their souls, worked their entire lives to make scouting in Gulfport open and available to everyone. This is a slap in the face, [to] the legacy that they left for the citizens of Gulfport. Imagine how this makes their families feel, or all the children who were positively impacted by scouting in Gulfport over these many years. Scouting is and always has been an integral thread in the fabric of our identity in our community. The thing is, there was an alternative. The decision was made to battle. The thing is, though, there was an alternative. Why not challenge the national origin. Instead the decision was made to battle fellow citizens and neighbors in Gulfport, knowing full well that it would be the children on the losing end. Everything that makes us a community included the Boy Scouts. Some are celebrating now that the deep roots of boy scouting in Gulfport have been ripped from the soil of our rich community garden. That blood is on your hands. Rallying and organization could have had far-reaching implications, but instead, just to prove a point, it was decided to purposefully and methodically destroy a vital part of our community and our history that we hold close. Fighting and working to annihilate a program that positively impacts innocent young boys is far from a noble cause. They are just children. And yet you call me a coward. Ward Two Councilmember Christine Brown The reality of it is, they had four members. It wasnt like 25 people packed up their bags and left. Things maybe could have been handled different from both sides. Unfortunately the Boy Scouts left because no one wanted to be part of the Boy Scouts anymore. Ward Four Councilmember Michael Fridovich About Paying $200 for the Gulfport Trolley in the PRIDE Parade We had offered that previously and they had said no. Mayor Sam Henderson. According to Mayor Sam Henderson, Gulfport offered the free use of its city trolley in the annual PRIDE promenade at PRIDEs request. PRIDE, he said, later opted not to use the city trolley. At Tuesday nights meeting, city council learned that to have the trolley in the promenade, it would have to pay $200 to be in the parade. Its a way to advertise us.. its the least expensive way. Ward Three Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon
32 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS One-on-One Computer Instruction: ADULT/ALL AGES PROGRAMS Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Gulfport Prompt Short Story Writers: known as Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers). Womens AA Club Suncoast Hospice Bereavement Counseling for Widows & Widowers: tering via email). IPAD FOR BEGINNERS WORKSHOP: to use (& enjoy!) your new technology. popular class. Beginning Digital Camera Workshop: to have more fun and get better results when using your camera? Cathy Saluspants, pre-register at the Reference Desk Intermediate Digital Camera Workshop Completion of Beginning class on June class. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thurs., June 20, Light in August by William Faulkner, over coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport SCORE COUNSELING: FREE & helpful advice from experienced business professionals the fourth Tuesday schedule an appointment. CHILDREN/FAMILY PROGRAMS StoryTime: am, Come read stories & sing songs selected for preschoolers. Meet other caregivers in the community. Youth Services area around the rocking chair by the Easy email@example.com. Crafts Club for All Ages: a personal touch. Join Pat for some fun making crafts out of recycled materials for Fathers Day and for summertime. Youth Summer Storytime & Summer Story time Garden Jamboree: Join us every Thursday for stories & activities selected for toddlers & preschoolers. Dont miss our special SS Garden Jamboree on the last Thursday of every month this summer. Sing songs, play instruments & have a great time in the new Circle of Friends **Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party launch a super season of FREE summer Dig into Reading Summer Reading Program for Grades K-5: DinoMight Dino Day!: Well dig for fossils pm. Swashbuckling Pirate Party!: Arrhhggg matey, well be joined by a real life pirate & learn about life on the high seas! Wed., Painting Garden Pots!: Put your own personal touch on a terracotta pot for your For more details call Cailey, Youth SerTEEN PROGRAMS Teen Game Zone: pm. Come challenge your friends on the ask for Cailey or Sheri. Beneath the Surface Teen Summer Reading Program : Zombie Tag! Ever wanted to turn your friends into a Gatorade, snacks & a movie afterward. Medieval Fashions pm. Well be making chainmail (that cool armor you see at the Renaissance Fair). Come on down & armor yourself medieval style! Return to Middle Earth Hobbit and make your own hobbit terrarium and learn to write your name in elvish.For more details call Cailey, Youth ACTIVITIES Open Gym/Gameroom PROGRAMS 2013 SUMMER PROGRAM Ongoing mer Recreation Program for children who Registrations for Gulfport residents and non-residents (30 children max.) are cur rently being accepted. Proof of residency is required for registration. Hours of reget at the Rec. Center or log on to www. mygulfport.us and follow the links to City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Cen2012-2013 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers monthly gymnasium, gameroom and outdoor area. NEW CLASSES Interested in teaching CLASSES Call instructor for more information. more info for more info. TOMLINSON SKATE PARK a City of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the City of Gulfports Tomlinson ibly placed on the helmet. Annual fee for non-residents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists Gulfport Recreation Center which is loRecreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 33 Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, Sun.; 4th Sun. Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070Performing Arts Consortium of St. Petersburg presents MUSIC & THEATER SUMMER CAMP June 10-21st, M-F, 10 a.m.-3p.m. Imagination Film & Stage Projects for young performers for Elementary/Middle & High School with Show last day For information call 727-258-8315 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 ELLIS HALE'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., June 9 & 23, 6-10pm, $7 MARIO DELEON'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., June 16, 6-10pm, $7 Monday, June 10 & 17 Hustle Dance Lesson, 7-9pm Every Tuesday Cha Cha Lessons 12-1pm Intermediate Lesson 1-2 Beginner Lessons 2-3 Dancing Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Bonus Lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing Lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance, $7 Every Thursday Salsa Dance 6:30-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community Senior Center5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237 of all the classes and events below at the Gulfport Senior Center. Its easy to join. Come in and sign up today! Ask for Gail or Rachel to give you a tour! This is your Center! Pick up your June schedule or go online at http://www. gulfportseniorfoundation. org Like us on Facebook at Gulfport Senior Center and Foundation! Help our page grow and get daily valuable information! The Summer hours for the Center is as follows: and Wednesday evening classes are still available at the Senior Center. Wii Italian Class for Beginners Italian Dance Practice on Card Games on Wednesday SPECIAL EVENTS I-Scream Social What goes excellent with ice cream? Karaoke! Join in the fun for Ice Cream and Karaoke on Monday, June just $3 or bring a friend at Life is in the Blood p.m. Blood Analyst, Debi a drop of blood to show what different cells in the blood look like, what they mean and how we can be healthier. A very fascinating, not to miss seminar! FREE Movie Day at the Snack Bar a.m. Watch a FREE movie and get a great deal on Empowerment of Healing with Barbara Newborn Join Barbara Newborn at The Senior Center Dining area at discuss methods and new power of healing. FREE Two Man Show These two men arent just great performers, but they have really big hearts. Jay Wygant and Mike Furman will be performing at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center in the dining Hall on Wednesday, June This event is to support the Senior Center Pantry and those seniors in need, especially in the slow summer months. The price of the ticket is to bring in non-perishable goods to the Center. Room is limited, so get your seat early to see these great performers who were Brighthouse and Mike for sharing your fantastic voices with us at the Center! For more information or how your involved to sponsor, call TRAVEL! C all Carolyn at June 11, Free play no longer offered on bus Harvest Buffet still gives I.D. June 14, Red Barn Flea Market & Yoders. Lunch June 28, Hard Rock Casino, Tampa. $20 in free play, Harvest Buffet still valid I.D. SPECIAL SERVICES G.E.M.S. Gulfport Extended Mobility Service: Affordable transportation for Gulfport annual membership. $2 per ride and your ride to the Senior Center is FREE!. Go to the mall, grocery store, doctors appointments and for more information. Fitness Center Schedule: am -3:30 p.m. Annual sign up for the Fitness Center is Snack Bar: Bring a friend to the Senior Center and enjoy a light breakfast only $3.00. In a hurry? Order a boxed lunch-to-go food! Great prices! FREE Legal Help for people over 60 and meet the required income criteria: Community Law Program visits the Senior Center every 3rd Friday of qualify. AARP Driving Classes Support Groups Diabetic Support Group Caregivers: Every Wed. at 2pm More Activities: To view the Senior Center calendar in its entirety, please log onto HYPERLINK http://www. gulfportseniorfoundation. org.
34 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com IRS BustedThe Internal Revenue Service has been caught cheating on your taxes. OK maybe not your taxes. It's our taxes. Taxpayer's taxes. That's not quite it either. No, it's about tax exemptions those people who don't have to pay taxes. No, that's not it either. It's about tax exemptions while denying tax opposed to higher taxes, Obamacare, Obama himself, or are interested in Along the way, it singled out people of similar attitudes for tax audits and even called in other federal agencies to take a look at these suspicious people. Also along the way, they conferences. But that's just money. The issues, of course, are deeper than that: a federal enforcement agency is targeting political groups which are critical of the government. It goes along with the Justice Department's extraordinary surveillance and intimidation (by threatening espionage charges) of the media to press. Of course, that doesn't include the leaks that the administration itself has made. That a major target was a Fox news reporter is another facet of the inquiry given that the administration has declared from time to time that Fox is the enemy. However, back to the tax issue. What's the big deal about tax exemptions? Why should anyone get a tax exemption? Supposedly, it's a common good thing or social welfare and so forth. Can't be for political purposes, however. Or, at least most of it has to be non-political: like churches who can't participate in politics but do anyway, indirectly, morally, free speech and all that. OK. It's least, the IRS has to be unbiased and unpolitical. My question is: should they be put in that position at all? Why give any tax exemptions? Churches on up or down, if you prefer. Just get out of the tax exemption business altogether. Get out of the tax deduction business altogether. In other words, from the with the government at all; and from the government standpoint, don't offer exemptions at all. Separation of state and churches and all causes, let's call it. That would be a start in hacking federal tax code. Then, move on from exemption to exceptions. Don't think there aren't inequities everywhere. The federal income tax code has been used for social engineering ever engineering seemed reasonable at the time, but as time changed the code didn't. It only grew and grew and grewuntil we're up to the giants at the top of the beanstalk. Time to chop that beanstalk down. That's one solution. Here's another one. Do away with the IRS. Of course you can't do that and still collect taxesunless you adopt what is known as the FairTax. That is a proposal made several years ago by a group headed by a former Georgia congressman John Linder and a radio quit the radio business and now works advocating the FairTax. It's a serious proposition and it took less than 200 pages to explain it. It does away with the IRS because it does away with the federal income, Social Security and Medicare, business and estate taxes. It substitutes these with a consumption tax collected, like sales taxes, at the point of transaction. It would be in the neighborhood of all the taxes of people and business are dropped, prices of goods drop that) and the tax would be on that. Lower income people would actually receive a monthly federal check to offset the non-progressive nature of the tax. Buy the book or get it at the library. It's an easy read. There are actually two books. One that explains it and one that answers the critics. tax code drastically; you don't have doing business; it encourages savings; it taxes more those who spend more; it would be revenue neutral. It is not without critics. Some say the math doesn't work out; others think higher earners get a bigger break. Whatever. It has to be more equitable, fairer, or more honest than a code Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com 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
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 35 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Lunch 11-3 Ron's Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast 8:30-11am 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 Geno 6:30-9:30pm Steak Dinner 6-8pm Lee Jay Nelson 6:30-9:30pm Sports & Pizza 12-6pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Frank Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm ALA EXE Comm. Mtg.-5:45pm Reg. Mtg.-6pm Pizza available all day Exe. Com. Mtg.-6pm Wednesday Dinner Music Bar Bingo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am ideas.
36 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 5/24 Burglary2900 Blk 54th St. S. Disturbance5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Stolen Vehicle4900 Blk 15th Ave. S. Vandalism1700 Blk 54th St. S. Theft5200 Blk 18th Ave. S. Saturday 5/25 Vandalism1400 Blk 49th St. S. Injunction Violation2600 Blk 44th St. S. Sunday 5/26 Burglary1300 Blk Freemont St. S. Juvenile Trouble5300 Blk 7th Ave. S. Disturbance54th St. & Tangerine Ave. S. Shots Fired (Heard)5200 Blk 18th Ave. S. DomesticNewton Ave. & 55th St. S. Monday 5/27 Assault/Battery1500 Blk 57th St. S. Theft5600 Blk 15th Ave. S. Vandalism6300 Blk Pasadena Pt. Blvd. S. Theft5200 Blk 14th Ave. S. Tuesday 5/28 Domestic5700 Blk Newton Ave. S. Disorderly Conduct5100 Blk 15th Ave. S. Theft5000 Blk 18th Ave. S. Domestic5700 Blk Newton Ave. S. Trespass1600 Blk 58th St. S. Deceased Person5800 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Hit & Run6200 Blk 12th Ave. S. Accident with Injuries2100 Blk 53rd St. S. Vandalism2000 Blk 53rd St. S. Wednesday 5/29 Domestic1400 Blk 52nd St. S. Burglary2300 Blk 59th St. S. Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Domestic5000 Blk 29th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble5500 Blk 16th Ave. S. Theft2200 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Thursday 5/30 Vandalism3000 Blk 50th St. S. Burglary5200 Blk 13th Ave. S. Recovered Stolen Vehicle900 Blk 58th St. S. Domestic1100 Blk 56th St. S. Domestic5900 Blk Bay Dr. Burglary5000 Blk 9th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble700 Blk Gray St. S. Disturbance9th Ave. & 50th St. S. Theft3000 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Drug Call5500 Blk 15th Ave. S. Burglary2200 Blk 56th St. S. Senior Center Summer Hours The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center has new summer hours: Tuesday and Wednesday evening classes are still available at the Class for Beginners on Tuesday Summer Reading Program for Teens The Gulfport Public Librarys summer reading program for Teens, Summer Reading program begin at our summer kickoff party June Library. Some highlights for this years Beneath the Surface teen reading program will include Zombie tag, making survival bracelets, a mustache party, movie and ice cream and special speakers. Each teen will this summer, up to six books. If you read a total of six books, you will get invited to an end of the summer Reading Program readers. Spark your imagination this summer and get a head start on school by reading at the Gulfport Library Beneath the Surface Summer Reading program. For more information, please call the Youth Services Librarian, Cailey Klasson
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 37 Try your hand at Sudoku Get your Organization in on the Fun! Celebrate the holiday in our city by participating in the City of Gulfport Parade. March down Beach Blvd. in Gulfport displaying your patriotic themed to participate in this years parade. If interested in participating, parade registration forms are available at the Or, online, under latest news on the City of Gulfport Websites homepage, www.mygulfport.us. For more information, please call Justin Shea, City of Gulfport Technical See the Impacs Bring back Memories Floridas longest running rock and roll band, the Original Impacs, will begin their new Rock & Roll Revival show and dance concert tour year, the Impacs, who had their continue to bring back the memories of good times for the baby boomers through their old time favorite rock and roll music. The group, lead by founders, Jay Lee Angello and Bobby Barnes along with new members, Don Wilson, Kent Graham and keyboard take you on nostalgia trip performing such old time hits as Johnny B. Goode, Whole Lotta Shakin, Rock Around the Clock, Chantilly Lace and several of their original singles like Im Gonna Make You Cry, Tears in my Heart and Lost Love. show will kick off with an exciting performance by FiFi, one of St. Petersburgs leading vocalists paying tribute to girl singers of the a long time resident and performer in St. Petersburg. FiFi will be followed by the Impacs who will perform their non-stop show along with a costume Tickets will go on sale prior to the event and can be purchased by calling of the Impacs directly. Ticket prices door. Seating and a full cash bar will be available.MOAA to Meet meets for lunch on the third Friday of each month. The next luncheon will by lunch and a short program. The speaker will be MG Karl Horst from are retired, active duty or former are invited to attend. For reservations
38 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Mastering the Marina: Council Considers Plans for Revamping the Marina This is councils opportunity; we want to hear what you want to see Manager Jim OReilly said at the start of councils workshop last week. The entire workshop dealt with future plans for revamping the Gulfport Municipal Marina. Now, were talking about the marina lifestyle, Harbormaster Denis Frain said. He and Community Development Director Fred Metcalf spoke to council, Mr. Metcalf explaining that although he presented ideas brought forth by the community, he presented them only to prime the pump for councils ideas. He cautioned the council to try and see the big picture rather than focus on the mechanics. Ideas included creating a multi-use space for the different clubs in the marina area (with input from those clubs), public kayak and catamaran launch space, a better bike and pedestrian path between the marina, the downtown, and the county bike trail. Christine Brown, the Ward Two councilperson, came prepared with a display. We have to have a vision before we can move forward, she said, using boxes to outline her plan for the marina, which included a small onestory hotel (elevated off the ground by one level) with balconies that look north and south, themed in a Key West style. Its a boutique hotel; its not like council. We need this if were going to enhance the marina. She posited that instead of building the hotel, the city lease the land to a third party who would then build and run the hotel. We dont even have to put any money into it, she said. She also said the city should build a lighthouse restaurant on the property, built and leased in the same manner as the boutique hotel. and an observation deck on the third Tiki hut and a pool. She also suggested the city build a three-story observation tower that looked like a water tower, lit with to boaters. Her suggestions also included a new sailing center where perhaps the clubs currently leasing land by the marina would want to move, although she said that wasnt necessary to build the sailing center. Her ideas also included tying the theme to other areas of Gulfport, including Clymer Park and the beach. It doesnt make sense to do anything here, she said, gesturing at her marina-box-display, unless were going to think about what were doing down here. I dont want to change the character of the community, [but] do you ever watch That Seventies Show? Thats what our beach looks like, she commented, saying she wanted to update the look of the beach. Her ideas to do that included an eight-foot wide sidewalk that allowed for easier movement up and down the beach. She also suggested remodeling the bathrooms on the beach to make them less obvious, adding benches and She also suggested adding amenities like a ferris wheel and merry-goround on the beach. We need to have something more than a meal on Gulfport beach, she said. Lets bring the people in for the experience rather than the meal. The whole waterfront, she added has to be an experience. Ward Four Councilman Michael Fridovich said he liked some of her ideas but thought the hotel should be a bit larger. I like the idea of making it a destination, but it needs to be four stories, he told Councilwoman Brown. I would call it Coney Island, Gulfport-style. Its pretty cool, Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke said. I dont know of any hurricane-proof ferris wheels, though. You know, theres no reward if theres no risk, she said. He also pointed out that the hotel, if it went to six stories, would afford people a view of the Gulf of Mexico. He said he wanted to add picnic and grilling facilities, a generator that would allow the marina to still pump gas in the advent of a disaster. Councilman Fridovich suggested reprising the trolley to allow for loops between the marina and other areas of the city. Other ideas included enhancing transient docks, changing the docks I hope were not putting the cart before the horse... I think these are great dreams to have, Ward Three Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon said, pointing out that the trolley didnt have the ridership it needed in the past. The more amenities you put in, the more people are going to come, Harbormaster Denis Frain said later in the meeting. Councilwoman Salmon also said she didnt want to build anything on the point (Osgood Point) and didnt feel the water tower was appropriate. A water tower is great in the midwest, but its not really the right metaphor for a marina, she said, suggesting adding it to the Coast Guard Auxiliary building and did not want the sign to light up. It could... say Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs., Councilwoman Brown commented, building on her idea that the marina hotel/banquet hall would be a destination for weddings. I worked in the Poconos in Pennsylvania. I know all about wedding places and what can happen, she said. Mayor Sam Henderson agreed with Councilwoman Browns idea of retaining the towns character. He did express concern about homes in the area losing their view. I just want to keep that in mind, he said, saying he liked her idea of a small hotel and the restaurant being one building. He also endorsed her ideas of tying in the marina to downtown. Weve certainly got room for some competition, in the lodging area, he said. The mayor also suggested the city look at allowing or creating the opportunity for a multi-city water taxi issue. As council discussed these ideas in a workshop format, they could not vote. The city will have to dredge silt out of certain marina areas and pay for engineering work before making any above-sea-level changes. In
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 39 A Sugar-Free Summer For Your KidsBy Cathy Salustri Send a swimsuit. Send a bicycle. Just dont send soda to the St. Pete Beach summer camps. This summer, St. Pete Beach is going sugar free. No soda, no candy, no sugar. Thats right: when you send your kid to camp, leave the Pepsi at home. At St. Pete Rec summer camp, staffers get kids moving and keep them away from sugar. The high-activity, no-sugar policy comes from the top: Recreation Department Director Jennifer McMahon, who runs at least three times a week and keeps her own kids physically active. She implemented the policy at her former employer, Largo Parks and Recreation, and instituted it on St. Pete Beach when the city lured her away from Largo last year. That doesnt just mean the community centers soda machine is a no-mansland for kids although it is and that the camp store will only have healthier candy to camp with their kids. We dont allow sodas and candy in their lunch, Edmunds says. If parents do pack a lunch that contains candy, as do some Lunchables, Edmunds says, we take it and will turn around and give it back to that parent at the end of the day. Although some equate summer with ice cream and sugary beverages, Camp Director Mandy Edmunds says she hasnt heard any complaints. issues with it, nobodys really complained. Debby Cavens, mother to six-year-old camper Carmella, supports the sugarfree initiative. kids get too much junk. She said that the summer camp policy would help kids get in the habit of eating healthy wherever they are. At summer camp orientation last week, Edmunds and McMahon also a day of physical activity every day. kids. The pedometers revealed that her campers walked about two miles a day. McMahon brought that active mindset to St. Pete Beach summer camp. We start each day of camp doing some type of stretch and move and have kids lead the lineup in jumping jacks, [we do] and dancing to get them can bring their bikes. Campers also play board games and make arts and crafts, she adds, but they dont play video games and they rarely have passive activities. The only thing that theyll do would be a movie on a rainy day, she says. Her motivation, she says, comes from the burgeoning childhood obesity crisis. Its scary how bad its getting, she says. The hustle and bustle of quick and easy, fast food, a lot of things that the parents rely on, all that contributes to childhood obesity, [and] with technology, kids are more stagnant, theyre not playing outdoors. When I was a kid, you were out playing and exploring. She tries to recreate that experience for the campers so they want to be active instead of being active because they have to do so. She also leads by example rather than a do as I say, not as I do approach: none of the rec center staff can have soda or sugar at work, including her. Staff cant walk around with a soda in their hand. They cant eat McDonalds in front of the kids, or eat a Twix, she says. Its really harder on the staff. To keep kids even more active, parents can also register their kids for a they will kayak and paddleboard. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com. practicality, Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke pointed out, none of these ideas would Can we leave city staff with some sort of direction? Councilman Michael Fridovich asked. Community Development Director Fred Metcalf said he would like to see the city connect the waterfront areas so that they feed off each other. with ideas on the wall, handed council told them to use the dots to indicate which ideas mattered most to each councilmember. Dont worry about why it cant work. If its a good idea, well make it work, he said. Each dot represented one vote; the idea of building a hotel received the most votes, with four dots. The discussion about the marina will continue.
40 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 P ASADENA PET MOTELOpen 7 Days A W eek Whats Happening at the City of Imagination? Following up on their successes in producing entertainment for the Spring Faerie Fest at Clymer Park, and their inaugural art show Radca & Glueck: shamanic pathways, the City of Imagination is launching some exciting new programs for the spring/summer season. In June the City of Imagination is hosting a curated show of work from the artists at the Industrial Arts Center of Gulfport. Whilst glass can be expected to dominate the collectionfeaturing items by Owen Pach, Tony Vouis, Elise Paultre, and otherssteel, stone and pottery pieces will round out the exhibit. summer camp, TM&AF producer Ciara Carinci and SMS2 owner Jonathan Schork will be offering Acting & Stagecraft Camp. The will explore hands-on every aspect of theatre from plot and script through props, costumes and sets, to casting, rehearsals and performance, with a friends and family of students and the City of Imagination. For more details, and to follow the development of these and other projects, like the City of Imagination on Facebook and join the party! Summer Reading Program for Adults The Gulfport Public Librarys summer reading program for Adults, Groundbreaking Reads, is every third packed Summer Reading program, begins at their summer kickoff party Library. Some highlights for this years Groundbreaking Reads adult reading program will include book discussions, light refreshments and gift card giveaways. Log two books with reference staff by July 2 and be entered into a drawing to win a gift card. Then, log two more books by August 2 and be entered into a second drawing for another gift card. Spark your imagination this summer with these historic reads at the Gulfport Library Adult Summer Reading program. For more information, please call the Youth Services Librarian, Cailey Klasson Forget-Me-Not Loss can be devastating and often individuals are unsure as to how they should process their grief. What can a grief support group 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, USCG Safe Boating Program Boating program every Tuesday, CeSar) Start at your convenience. register. Begin any Tuesday and Junes program includes: Knots
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 41 We V oluntar y Pre-K Provider8410 Boca Ciega Dr ., St. P ete BeachSt. Alban s Episcopal Day School727-363-1533 NOW ENROLLING Local ObituariesBEEM, JON E. by his loving family and friends. Guestbook at davidcgross.com CURREY, RALPH B. II South Pasadena, passed away May Guestbook at www.davidcgross.com. SHOPE, RHODA CHRISTINE June 2. Survived by her loving family. Guestbook www.davidcgross. com. David C. Gross Funeral Home, WILLY, DONALD B. mother, Frances Willy; brother, Thomas Willy; sister, Penny Esposito; nephews, Daniel, Jonathon and David; and nieces, April and Briana. A Life Tribute, Gulfport. 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: Corey Avenue Q: What's the next step for Corey Avenue? A: city held a workshop on June 3, which you can view at http://www.tbrpc. org/corey/. St. Pete Beach will accept public comment on the presentation presentation to the commissioners in late July or early August, according At that point an aggressive implementation strategy will be recommended by staff, he says.
42 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Andrew Wellman, a full-time Stetson Law student who is attending a four-week summer program at UNH Law up in Concord, New Hampshire, wishes his wife a Happy Birthday! Say hi to the kitties! Masonic Lodge presents Scholarship Award Gulf Beach Masonic Marguerite Drive in Madeira Beach, presented its annual Albert T. and Tupper MacMillan Scholarship to Mr. Craig T. Thacher a graduating Senior at Seminole High School in Seminole Florida. Mr. Thacher will be attending College this Fall at St. Petersburg College and will be pursuing a career in the electronic Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge is a fraternal in the area can apply for the Albert T. and Tupper MacMillan Scholarship each February on the Lodge's website at www.gulfbeachlodge.org. Donations can also be made online at the Lodge website by choosing the 'donations' link on the main page. For further information, please email the Lodge Photo by Howard Knapp Pictured (L-R): Fernando Salazar, Scholarship Chairman; Mr. Craig Thacher; Michael Pagnotta, Senior WardenPlayers 2013 2014 Season The Gulfport Community Players are looking forward to another great season in their 33rd year of existence. They have, once again, tried to select plays that they hope the audiences in the Gulfport area will enjoy. Heres their new season: drama by Brad Stephens; Runs Nov. People (That Should Be Shot), by Steve Franco. A Farce, Mystery/ family comedy/drama by Jeff Baron. Festival. Comedies and dramas by Dont forget! The Players still have Festival, have selected their casts, and rehearsals start next week. This plays, will run at the Catherine A. Hickman Theater of Gulfport from soon. See you at the Hickman! Help Plant some Flowers at Center Residents of Boca Ciega Center are the center to enjoy for the Summer season. The Activities Department seeks donations of planting soil and colorful Annuals in bloom that would look bright and cheerful in and digging forks are also needed. Volunteers interested in helping the For more information, please contact Ruth Gruhn, Activities Director at
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 43 Dreams of a School by the SeaBy Cathy Salustri Aidyn Lee and Piper Bond take a break from the sun and sand to check out the hot dogs and snacks at last Wednesdays Academy by the Sea fundraiser. The Sirata resort donated a room for the fundraiser as well as an hour of free time on the giant inatable beach slide. Although the historic Gulf Beaches Elementary remains closed over the protests of St. Pete Beach commissioners, graduates, and parents, a group of beach residents remains determined that their children will get an education on the beach. Wednesday afternoon, the board for Academy by the Sea, a school that could open next fall on St. Pete Beach, held a fundraiser at the Sirata Beach resort. school. Were asking [attendees] to make a pledge. If approved, they agree to buy a make Academy by the Sea a reality. This is a party to raise awareness and let them know what our needs are. The all-volunteer board will submit an application to the Pinellas County School Board in August, and the school board will grant or deny the charter this fall. If the school board approves the charter, the free public school will open philosophy, which builds on among others the premise that children learn through discovery and doing rather than lectures. Academy by the Sea will be open to any student of any background for free, Ms. Savage says, adding that enrollment will use the lottery method common in Pinellas charter schools. discuss the possibility of renting the former St. Pete Beach Police Department (which went out of use when the city contracted with the Pinellas County use the support of the community at this meeting. Although the former Gulf Beaches Elementary School building on Blind Pass remains unused, a locked fence surrounding the sprawling campus, Ms. Savage says the school board would not lease the school the building. Summer Reading Program, K-5th grade The Gulfport Public Librarys summer reading program for age kids, Dig into Reading, is every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m., starting fun packed Summer Reading program begin at their summer at the Gulfport Library. Some highlights for this years Dig into Reading program will include construction site crafts and activities, painting garden pots, homemade wind chimes and bird you read, up to six books. If you read all six books, you will get invited to exclusively for Summer Reading Program readers. Spark your imagination this summer and get a head start on school by reading at the Gulfport Library Dig into Reading Summer Reading program. For more information, please call the Youth Services Librarian, Cailey Klasson at Volunteers Needed The Literacy Council of St. Read, Changing Lives Forever. They have been serving adult learners in a tutor. No experience is needed, they train you. Visit www.stpetereads.
44 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 By Cathy Salustri Just around the corner from Selby Botanical Gardens, another garden sits, unas suming. Its small and, by most visitors, Club.WHAT: WHY: WHO: WHEN: WHERE: BEST part: WORST part: turned it headed that MAGIC Question: Learn more at Club and its activities at Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@TheGabber.com.
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 45 orange Tortoiseshell females, are now two-months old and ready for adoption. To take your pick of one of these adorable, beautifully marked kittens, call a SOS volunteer website saveourstrayinc.com. Save Our Strays Summer Reading for Toddlers and Preschoolers The Gulfport Public Librarys summer reading program for toddlers and preschoolers, Read to Me, is every packed Summer Reading program begin at their summer kickoff party Library. Some highlights for this years Read to Me program will include musical story time once a month, a Summer Storytime Garden Jamboree, singing your child. For every book you read the Gulfport Library will give you a and your toddler will be invited to a Parents give the gift of imagination to your child by reading to them this summer at the Gulfport Library Read to Me Summer Reading program. For more information, please call the Youth Services Librarian, Cailey Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Epsilon Theta will be celebrating the end of another sorority year with their annual Awards Luncheon. The luncheon will Three Oaks Caf in Clearwater at Bofferding are the hostesses for this social. The Chapter Woman of the Year and Sweetheart will be honored along with the announcement of the Chapter Ideal Sister. The chapter members will once again be painting Christmas mice ornaments over the summer. The for painting mice will be held on Members are looking forward to a relaxing summer. For more information, please contact
46 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. The Perils of Probate In an attempt to avoid probate when she dies, Mary decides to put her son's name on her two hundred thousand dollar home. Mary recently was involved in the probate of her husband's estate when he died and Mary wanted to make sure that her son, Al, did not have to experience the same expensive procedure on her death. After the deed was recorded on the home, Al became a joint owner with his mother. as a part owner of Mary's home, Mary no longer has total control of the real estate. In fact, Mary must get Al's consent and signature before she can list the home for sale, enter into a lease of the home or put a mortgage on the home. In addition, percent of her homestead exemption which would then increase the amount of taxes on the home. Since Al is now a part owner of the home, his creditors could potentially make a claim against the home because it is now one of his assets. By giving Al a half-interest in the home, Mary has made a gift of one hundred thousand dollars to Al. The Internal Revenue Service only allows individuals to make taxfree gifts of up to twelve thousand dollars per year. As a result, Mary and her estate may have to pay gift taxes upon her death. In addition, if there is a mortgage and note on the home, each time Mary makes a mortgage payment, she is considered to be making a gift to Al. Mary could have avoided all of these potential problems. She could have retained the home only in her name and passed the home to Al under the State of Florida's Homestead Law which allows that one's solely owned homestead property goes directly to her child or children upon death. If Al inherits the home upon Mary's death, Al would then own the home at its "stepped-up basis." What that means is that Al's cost is only the fair market value of the home on the date of Mary's death. If Al were to then sell the home he would have little or no income taxes to pay because stepped-up basis in the home. On the other hand, if Mary deeds a one-half interest in her home to Al during her lifetime, Al's basis in the home would be what Mary paid for the home which could potentially be far less than today's market value. In this case, if Al sold the property, he be paid. All considered, Mary's desire to avoid probate expenses by deeding part of her home to Al during her lifetime could have some less than favorable consequences for both Mary and Al. 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. 327-8855 5412 Central Avenue327-8855 Come See The Difference!Come See The Difference! Come See The Difference! Exceptional Eye care, Distinctive Eye wear Contact Lens Specialists Dr Dennis Ryczek Vision Correction without Surger y luding Evenings We Accept Most e A/EYEMED
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 47 The Duck SnatcherThis column originally focused on Gulfport Councilwoman Christine Browns vision for the city marina and why I love it so much I want to sneak into its house and watch it sleep, but something shiny caught my attention over the past few days: ducks. Every morning (and sometimes every evening, if I dont have to cover a city meeting and Im feeling ambitious), Calypso and I take a lap thing I noticed when moved to this neighborhood was that the place was lousy with ducks: Mallards, muscovy, white, marbled brown-andwhite ducks, gallinules (which are barely ducks), cormorants (which are thieving saltwater ducks), and the odd anhinga (slightly more elegant but just as thieving saltwater ducks). If our neighborhood had a name like the trendier Gulfport neighborhoods, wed probably call ourselves the Historic Duck District and wed have providence on the duck lineage at the pond. The ducks would waddle around, looking smug Although, honestly, the ducks already look pretty smug. Ive never seen such cheeky ducks every now and then they stumble over towards our yard, and they actually have the nerve to look annoyed when I walk past them. They rule the pond and the park, too. The one muscovy has Calypso walked too close once, and the duck spread his wings and puffed up his chest, as if to say, Come at me, bro!, and Calypso, remembering that she is a dachshund and this was clearly some sort of geneticallyIsland, backed away. Theres something rotten in the historic duck district, though, and its all the conversation around the A while back, Calypso and I were walking over the bridge at the pond when I noticed the two white ducks watching me with great suspicion. Since Im not above the occasional crispy duck (those white ducks are Pekin ducks, the same kind you get at the best Chinese restaurants), I didnt blame them. But then I saw another, tinier, duck head peek out from under the back end of one of just trying to protect their baby duck. Tasty or not, this little white ball of Soon I found myself talking to the ducks every morning, telling them not to worry when they saw us coming, that we wouldnt hurt them. I photographed them. I started thinking of getting a cleanup of the pond going, because plastic cups and bags and litter blow in every garbage day. I started to wonder if the city could install duck food machines (you know, you put a quarter in and you get a handful of duck food) on the bridge because bread really isnt great for ducks. In short, I kind of fell in love with these tasty little creatures who left duck crap all over the sidewalk and quacked at me in annoyance. And then they disappeared. Monday night, my neighbor Miki told me two of the ducks had vanished. I told her she was mistaken; they were there Saturday night, I was sure. Tuesday morning on my walk, I made a point of looking for my threesome. I saw only the mama duck (I could always tell her from the other two because she doesnt have full feathers on the back of her neck). No daddy duck, no baby duck. I passed a neighbor, who commented on the lack of white ducks and suggested that perhaps someone caught them and who already knew about what he deemed the duck snatcher. Maybe they migrated, he offered hopefully. The problem with that? Pekin ducks have wings that make them look like they mated with a penguin. One reader suggested that coyotes, not the local purveyor of Peking Duck, are behind the disappearance, pointing out that by feeding all these ducks, those of us who live in the Historic Duck District are just fattening the ducks for the feast. Of course, that doesnt explain why all the other ducks escaped the coyotes and why the coyotes didnt leave any feathers or blood. Maybe the cop was right, maybe it really is hard to make a web-footed relationship work and he took the kid and moved over to Wood Ibis Park. I dont know what happened. It just would seem that in Gulfport, of all places, wed do a little better job of looking after wildlife. Except we dont. Apparently its not illegal to snatch a duck and kill it if its in the street. Our laws protecting the wildlife in the park end at the parks borders. I know they are wild animals and make them any more deserving of life than, say, the roaches I make El Cap kill. Its something more, though. Were just close enough to we watch our bikes a little too closely and never leave our cars unlocked, but those are garden-variety thefts. They happen anywhere. We accept those, whether we should or not, as part of life. And I guess if I believed coyotes ate my ducks, I could accept that, too. I dont have to like it, but circle of life, whatever. But the idea that somebody took them? Repugnant. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com.
48 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 Automotive Service MIKES MOBILE A/C SERVICE-Free Estimates, Specializing in Automotive Air Conditioning and any other repair. 727-331-4178 POWER WINDOW & LOCK REPAIRMobile, licensed, guaranteed, call for free estimates. Save $20 mention this ad. AllPowerAuto.com 727-322-3050 Caregivers DO YOU NEED HELP-with Cleaning, Cooking, Appointments? Companion, House Sitting, Misc. I am Available, my own Vehicle/ Insured. Call Bonnie 727-623-1630. BAY AREA CARE OFFERSLive-Ins, Hourly Care for in-home help. Stay out of a Nursing Home! Cleaning Also. Lic.5969. 727-4241979. SUMMER CHILDCARE-Anytime. Your home or mine.727-345-3564 Lv Msg. Classes/Tutoring FIRST LESSON FREE WITH THIS ADMattiolis School of Music and Arts. Learn Music at the Oldest Music School in the Area. Producer of Million Dollar a year Musician Formally with Joan Jett. Most Instruments Including Voice and Accordion. Skype Lessons Available All Over the U.S. and Abroad. 727481-5300. Cleaning/Housekeeping 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. GERMAINE HOUSEKEEPINGWe do What You Dont Want to. Friendly, Prompt, Courteous and Affordable Service. Local References. 20yrs. Exp. Call 727-5574247. 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.REORGANIZE RENEWWe can work together within your budget. See a difference in a few hours. Call today! 727564-8499. Fresh Energy!ANNS HOUSE CLEANING Chores Ganging Up On You? 3-hrs. Cleaning $38. (offer expires June 13). My supplies. Hard working, professional. For info., scheduling, call 727-439-8032 or 727-249-3849. Please call between 8am.-7pm. Monday-Saturday. Thank-you. Computer Service TRUTECH SOLUTIONS 727-343-2838In-Home Services: Internet Security, Training, Virus & SpyWare Removal, Maintenance & Repair, Data Recovery. (PC & Mac). Electrical 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.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. Classes/Tutoring Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r Cleaning/Housekeeping
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 49 Handy Person CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.Houses, Window Washing, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm Trees, Trim/Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. EXTREME HANDYMANSmall, Big, All Jobs. Affordable Rates, Friendly Reliable Service. 25 Years Experience in Most Fields. Call Jamie, 727-254-1392. ALL AROUND HOME REPAIR-Quality Work at Affordable Rates. Many Years of Experience. Free Estimates. Dont Fuss, Call Gus! 727-644-6194. GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. 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. Heat/Air Conditioning Home Improvement Electrical Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning ROOFING LEAK SPECIALISTResidential/Commercial, Repairs/Reroof. Shingles, Tile, Flat. Quick Response we An swer the Phone. References. Insured/Licensed #CCC1330056. Call 813-361-9935 Local. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965.
50 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 WALL PAPER REMOVAL-Neat, Clean, Reasonable. Free Estimates. Call Tom at 727-3432702. 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.WALL & CEILING REPAIRS/PAINTINGInterior/Exterior, Drywall/Plaster/Stucco, Texture, Wallpaper & Popcorn Removal, Insured. Over 30yrs. Exp. #C4672 References. 15% Off 727-458-4209.CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK WORKDriveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Additions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experience. 727-418-1701. 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. 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 PINELLAS SERVICES, LLC.Complete Tree Service, No Job Too Big or Small. Fast Service, Free Estimates. Licensed, Insured. 727526-3302, 727-418-2547.EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 25 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792. Lic.#C8312. BBB Accredited. LAURAS LAWNS 727-242-1946Simple lawn maintenance. Mow, weed eat and blow. Free Estimates! ALL LAWN & LANDSCAPING-Property Maintenance. To Many Services to List. Florida Certied. Call Tony 727-639-2199 or 727-3471123. Marine Repair Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting PINNIX PAINTING INC.Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. WHEN QUALITY COUNTS-Trust Masters Painting. Making happy customers for 30yrs. Pressure Cleaning, Honest, Reliable. 727-3441674. References/Guaranteed. Lic.#C4749. Home Improvement Lawn/Landscape Lawn/Landscape
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 51 PLUMBING REMODEL SERVICERemodel, Repair, Faucet, Heater, Toilets. Lic# CFC58081 APRIMESOURCE Services. 727-253-9231 BEACH CONST & PLUMBING SERVICES#C7128. Senior Discounts, All Plumbing Needs. No Overtime Charges. 40+ yrs. Experience. 727-421-4903. Bill Strickland. LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523.SMALL JOB PLUMBINGSeniors Discounts, CFC1427888 Low Rates 727-525-3952. Pool Service WEEKLY POOL SERVICE $55/MO. Call Joel, 727-686-5587. Small Engine Repair PERSON FRIDAY-General Assistant. Run Errands, Yard work, Handyman, Some Ofce work. Must have working Vehicle, Cell phone and Computer. Resume to rrmediates@aol. comVISITING ANGELSMature companions, homemakers, CNAs needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule. Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034. DOMESTIC HELPER-Must have Transportation, be Bondable. House work, Running Errands, Etc. Dependability a Must. Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org F/T MAINTENANCE WORKER IICity of Gulfport. Immediate opening available for skilled & semi-skilled work in the maintenance of City streets and/or collection of solid waste and refuse. Must have valid FL Drivers license, CDL Class B preferred. Entry: $11.31 Hrly. Background, drug screen and physical will be conducted. Applications accepted at City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. or via fax at (727) 893-1026. E.O.E. FRONT DESKFor Beach Resort. P/T. Weekends. 727-367-5696 ext.0 CLEANING PEOPLE-Needed for House Cleaning Company, P/T Days. Must have 1yr.+ Experience, Good Pay. Must have Transportation. Call 727-452-5075 after 6p.m. EXPERIENCED MAIDS For Private Homes & Condos. Drivers Only w/Clean License. Excellent Rate of Pay. 727-363-1074. 1995 JEEP CHEROKEE-106,000 Miles. $2200. abo. New Brakes, New Radiator Cooling System. Good Tires. Very Good Condition. 727-323-0268. 1998 JEEP CHEROKEE-Driven Daily, Runs Good. A few minor problems. $2000. Call or Text 727-709-2774. 2000 DODGE GRAND CARAVANSeats 7, Runs great, cold A/C, New paint & interior carpet. $3000 OBO 727-289-3893 Plumbing Plumbing Help Wanted Automotive REWARD $425MIN. $CASH NOW$For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest Same day service. Free Towing. 727-564-0831 or 727-458-3721. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965. theG a b b e r Since 1968Buy It Sell ItClassified Ad ve r tising Fr om $4.50
52 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 REWARD $425MIN. $CASH NOW$For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest Same day service. Free Towing. 727-564-0831 or 727-458-3721. Furniture/Appliances REFRIGERATOR DORM SIZE$35. 727954-5877. WROUGHT IRON BAKERS-Rack. Built-in Wine Rack, 3 Glass Shelves. 71H x 61W $220. King Size Mattress (good condition) $75. obo 727-688-0244. WHITE COMPUTER DESK-Curio Cabinet $25. each or Trade for Entertainment Center. 505-927-6696. General PHONO, AM/FM, CD PLAYERGood Condition, $35 o.b.o. 727-954-5877. 2 HALLS FOR RENT-Small 150pp. Large 300pp. Weddings, Meetings, Celebrations. Lithuanian American Club 4880 46th Ave. N. St. Petersburg. Vida 727-866-7936. GROUP CRUISE FEB 17, 20146 Days/5 Nights from Tampa, $290 & Port Taxes. Carnival to Cayman Is. & Cozumel. 345-4323 email@example.com SUMMER CLOTHESBlouses, Shorts, Capris, More! Large, Extra Large. Call 727867-6248. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. ARROW METAL LAWN BUILDING10x10, Reg $459.99, Sale $150.00. Still in Box. 727455-8098.AUDREY GRANT BRIDGE SERIESThree regular and three mini books! Barely used! Like new. $25. Call 410-3516. BATTERY OPERATED SCOOTERS-1 Celebrity 3 Wheeler (Blue), New Battery/Charger $1200. 1 Candy Apple Red, 4 Wheeler, Extra Tires/Arms and Charger. $800. 727-4201287. POWERFUL Anti-Aging, Anti-Inamatory Benets. A must see video. abcnewsvideo.com/hilton 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. Pets/Animals GINGER (RED TABBY), SQUEAKY-(Calico). ages 11,4 Need Loving Family Desperately! Owner Died April 1st. Have Been Searching 2 months for Homes. Both Healthy, Spayed, Current Shots. Current Caretaker Leaving in 2 weeks for Home. Unable to take Cats. Does Not want to place in Shelter. Please Help! 813685-9896 or 310-490-6435.LOVE DOGS?You Can Become A Groomer. Flexible Class Schedule PT/FT Easy Qualifying School Loan. Certied Vendor for Vocational Rehabilitation: Approved for Veteran Training. Start Any Available Tuesday. Go To Work and Fall in Love. 866-517-9546. www.academyofanimalarts.com Health & Fitness Automotive Marine 2005 17 BAYLINER 5X170, 150hp, Yamaha, Low Hours, Excellent Shape. Jim, 727-4150036. St. Pete. PLACE YOUR AD HERE$15.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965. FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Robert Elder, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name KBS Fabrications located in Pinel las County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations, Flor ida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. June 6, 2013 Legal Notices Legal Notices
Gabber June 6 June 13, 2013 53 ESTATE SALE36 years and moving. Furniture, Lawn/Pool furniture, rugs, plants, tools, Lawn Art. Sat. 9-2pm. 3330 Maple St. N.E. St. Petersburg. 33704. (4th St. North & 34th Ave. N.E.) COMMUNITY SALE INDOORSSaturday, 9-1p.m. Serenity Towers, 880 Oleander Way S. S. Pasadena. Furniture, Home Decor, Household Goods, Electronics, More! TOOL & BUILDING SUPPLIES-All Must Go! Friday & Saturday 8am.-3pm. 2516 1/2 York St. S. (behind duplex). One Price takes All. 405-205-6060 ESTATE SALEFrom 2Br Condo. Everything must go. Fri & Sat. June 7&8 9-4pm. 4720 Coronado way So. Near Gulfport Marina SUNDAY ONLY!-9:00am.-5:00pm. 5201 42nd Ave. N. Lots of Toys. Many Nice Things. HUGE MOVING SALE!Sat & Sun. 7-3p.m. Furniture, Lawn Equip. Gas Grill, Clothes, Too Many Things to List, Everything Must Go. 6508 Mockingbird Way. S. Pasadena, 727460-7021. 5830 21ST AVE. S.-8am. Saturday 6/8. SBP LARGE EFFICIENCYWalk to Beach, Trolley, Near Shopping, Fishermans Dream. $600/Mo. includes Water, No Pets Allowed. Background/Credit Check. 727-345-7036. APARTMENT FOR RENT2BR, Upstairs, $650/Mo. St. Pete. Close to Gulfport. 727804-5596. 6600 DARTMOUTH AVE.. N.-2BR/1BA, Central H/A, Corner location. Fenced backyard. Spacious livingroom. 1 Car garage $850/mo. Sandy, Marcoux Realty, 347-1535, 360-9494. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need PT Housekeeper Possible live-in. 727-289-3588. 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. 4544 1/2 9th Ave. N. WATERFRONT HOUSE-Treasure Island, Deep Water Dock, 2BR/2BA, Den, All New Kitchen. Big Yard, $2100/Mo. obo, 727-6424287. NICE HOME, NICE NEIGHBORS-near School. 3BR, Section 8 Approved. July 1st or 15th. 727-2027 37th St. S. Drive by Call 727347-3555. Asking $975. PASADENA 2BR DUPLEX APT.-$795/Mo. Ceramic Tile oors, Central Location, (2nd Ave. S./66th St. Area). Close to Shops, Bus, Beaches. 727-459-4579. GULFPORT DUPLEX INCLUDES1BR/1BA, Water/Garbage, Fans, Big Closets, Porch. $695/Mo. & Security. Non-Smoking Apt. 727424-6085. TOTALLY RENOVATED-Excellent Location, 1 Bedroom. All Utilities Included (including Cable). Background Check Required, Looking for Quality Tenant! 727-410-6599. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. CHARMING BUNGALOIn Tropical Setting. 2BR/1BA, Bonus Room. $800/mo. 727-5013559 CLEAN 1 BEDROOM ON LAKE-Maggiore. Recently Remodeled, Washer/Dryer, CHA Carport. Nice Neighborhood. $750/Mo. All Utilities Included. 727-289-6335. No Dogs.GULFPORT BARCELONA APTSLarge 1BR/1BA. Laundry on site. Walk to Beach. Newly Remodeled, $625/Mo. $500/ Security plus Utilities. Well Maintained! 727347-1017. ST. PETE BEACH-Large Studio. $695/Mo. Ceramic Tile Floors. Central Location. (69th Ave./Sunset Way). Near Beach, Shops, Bus. Free Parking. 727-459-4579. BEAUTIFUL TOWN SHORES 1BR/1BA-3rd oor, 55+. 1yr. Lease. Newly Updated, Covered Parking. Move-in Ready, Marina View. All Amenties. $800Mo. 954-270-4882. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. Furnished Rentals GULFPORT TOWNSHORES55+. 1BR + Sleeping Porch. 6 months. Pet Friendly, No Smoking. $500/Mo. + Electric. References. 727-302-9181. Accommodations to Share UPSTAIRS LARGE BDRS Furnished. Share Kitchen & Bath, Close to Bus & Shopping. Backyard use. Background Check. 727434-4093. 2 BEDROOM APT.-All Utilities Included $125/ wk. Pet Friendly, Smoker Ok, Pasadena Area, Disabled Vet. 727-678-0166. Vacation Rentals WATERFRONT GULFPORT MARINAHouse 2BR/2BA, C/H/A, W/D, DW, Fully Furnished, Fenced, Concrete Parking. Pet Friendly. Vacation, Weekly or Monthly. 727-328-0203. Open House SUNDAY 12:00-3:00PM.-3010 59th St. S. #206. Nice, Very Clean. 2BR/1BA, 1120Sqft. Roomy Eat-in Kitchen. Cat Friendly. Town Shores Barclay. $79,000. Yard/Garage Sale Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Rent
54 Gabber June 6 June 12, 2013 2BR/2BA SPLIT PLANBedroom on the Big Water. Town Shores Windsor #502, 55+, Remodeled Kitchen w/Granite. Tiled Dining Room, Kitchen, Hall & Both Baths. Carport, Pet Friendly, Investor Friendly. $164,900. Call Mart for Anytime Showing. 727-480-0793. FOR SALE BY OWNERTown Shores, 55+, 2BR/2BA Deluxe Condo. 1st Floor End Unit. Large, Bright, Wood Floors, Sunroom, Handicapped adapted, parking at door. Walk to beach & park, small pet okay. Unit updated w/ New plumbing, electric, AC, kitchen & bath. Owner nancing, w/10% down & acceptable credit. $107,500 would Consider Annual Lease. Call 727-252-8542 for showing. CAUSEWAY VILLAGE #112 PASADENADrive by 1st. Call 347-3555. 2BR/2BA Double Wide with Updates. Community with Beautiful Waterfront, Pool, Clubhouse and More! Asking $7890. Make Offer. Available September. Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965.
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