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No. 2328 September 19 September 25, 2013 727-865-6941We Can Help! Leg V ein Pr oblems? Swigwam Patrons Donate to St. Pete Beach Support Our Troops Rob Williams, owner of the Swigwam Beach Bar on Corey Avenue, hands $380.50 to Terri Finnerty, vice president of St. Pete Beach Support Our Troops. Swigwam patrons donated the money over the past two months. just behind Williams and Finnerty is a ag and plaque given to Williams and his sister Mary by Congressman Bill Young for their continued support of St. Pete Beach Support Our Troops. The inscription reads, This is to certify that the accompanying ag was own over the US Capital at the request of the Honorable C.W. Bill Young member of Congress. This ag was own for Rob and Mary Williams and all the patrons of the Swigwam Beach Bar on Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach, Florida in appreciation of their support for St. Pete Beach Support Our Troops and for all our men and women serving abroad. Recreational Vehicles in Gulfport If you have an RV that doesnt meet Gulfport codes, you can keep it as long as you dont move, and you cant get another one that doesnt comply with the current codes. Council voted with the exception of Ward Four Councilman Michael Fridovich, who voted against the ordinance Tuesday night to allow non-compliant RVs to remain, but only RVs that exist in the city now qualify for those exemptions at their current properties. This applies to RVs 23 feet and longer; Class B RVs do not fall under this code. To read the ordinance as city council passed it, please read this article at TheGabber.com and look for the link.Gulfports October Events in Peril With two city co-sponsored events less council postponed approving the coming council could workshop mandating a as well as other stipulations, including limiting the wet area for alcoholic beverages. The councils next workshop will come after two events: the Gulfport Neighbors Day of Caring and the Gulfport Historical Societys Birthday Bash. At Tuesday nights council meeting, Ward Three Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon told fellow councilmembers See Events, page 7 On the Water With a Glass of Wine at the Historical Society This Friday, September 20, the Gulfport Historical Society will hold its monthly porch party. For the party (this will be its third), the Gulfport Historical Society will host a speaker: Gulfportian, maritime professional, and student of history Carrie Caignet will share some insights from her research and demonstrate how Tampa Bay and Gulfport have changed through the years as a result of development through. She will use a series of surveys of Tampa Bay that date back to the 1700s. This talk will appeal to those interested in local history as well as people concerned about the environmental stewardship of Gulfports local waters. Ms. Caignet has a passion for See Porch Party, page 11

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2 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Display Advertising S tarts at $51.6014 19 49th Str eet S. 7 27-3 2 1-6 96 5 A dvertising@theGabber .com Submit an Essay for Citys Birthday The Gulfport Historical Society is taking essay submissions from children in grades 1-12 for the Societys birthday bash! This years theme is My Gulfport: What Gulfport Means to Me. Essays should be no more than 1,000 words and be submitted to Cailey Klasson at Gulfport Library in person or via email by September 25th. There is a cash prize for the winner and their piece will be read at the Historical Societys Birthday Bash on October 12. Contact Cailey at cklasson@mygulfport.us or 727893-1074.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 3 CoffeeTalk Book Discussion CoffeeTalk Book Discussion is Thursday, September 19, 11 a.m. (note new time). This months discussion is of Breakfast at Tiffanys by Truman Capote, over coffee and light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. Please call 893-1073 for more information. Opening Reception at The Mahaffey The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First Street S. in St. Petersburg, will host an opening reception for two accomplished local artists on Wednesday, September 25 from 6-8 p.m. Judith Salmons paintings and nature prints and Zach Christophers photographs are complimentary to each other and are an indication of the broad cultural experience available to visitors. Patrons are invited to view the works until November 15th.

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4 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Gulfport Council Housekeeping Items At Tuesday nights city council meeting, Gulfport city council voted unanimously to allow city staff to do the following: Cleaning for cleaning city facilities. The new contract comes in at $30,000 less than the current year. and curb replacement to John M. Dobrzeniecki, Incorporated sidewalk for the Clymer Park Art Walk Project (Phase I) from John M. Dobrzeniecki, Incorporated Grant to upgrade and expand transient boating facilities, including Liedtke voted no on this) Council also passed a resolution urging amendment or repeal of the Biggert-Waters National Flood Insurance Program Reform Act of 2012 and tabled approval city expenses for upcoming special events (read this online at TheGabber. com for the link to the services and events subject to approval). Council will discuss requirements for those events at a future workshop. Senior Excursions from St. Pete Beach The St. Pete Beach Community Center has new Senior Excursions on the schedule for the fall. The excursions are a great way for local seniors to travel with their friends. The new trips are as follows: September 25th: Tour of Port of Tampa; October 18th: Tarpon Springs for lunch and shopping; November 15th: Delightful Dunedin for lunch and shopping; December 13th: Shopping at International Mall; December 20th: Holiday Lights at Botanical Gardens and Largo Central Park. All excursions will depart from the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr. Trip times vary. All participants must pre-register by the Wednesday prior to the excursion. Each trip is $12 for residents of St. Pete Beach and $15 for non residents. Visit www. spbrec.com or call 727-363-9245.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 5 Everyones Invited! Bring your friends and family to honor Walgreens store manager Bob Slusser for 17 years of service in Gulfport on Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walgreens, 5701 Gulfport Boulevard. Theyll have sale, pulled pork, hamburgers and Bob Slusser. Frustrated by Gulfport Utility Increase? Blame St. Petersburg Anticipating a 25% increase in water and sewer rates from its supplier, the city of St. Petersburg, Gulfport city council voted Tuesday night to increase its water, sewer, and stormwater rates. By contract, the City of Gulfport cannot charge less than the city of St. Petersburg charges its residents. Since the city lacks the pipes to contract with another water supplier, it must contract with St. Petersburg for its potable water. Utility customers who incur the minimum charge by using 2,000 gallons of potable water or less per month will see an increase of $3.31; customers who use between 2,0001 and 4,000 gallons of potable water will see an increase of $6.27. Standby customers customers who have a utility account but have their service shut off will see a $1.80 increase. Pioneer Settlement Holds an Open House Join us for a kick-off event showcasing our newest renovations on Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and experience all that the St. Petersburg Pioneer Settlement, 3130 31st Street S., has to offer. Go for a hayride, make a candle, tour the historic buildings and much more. For more information on the Pioneer Settlement along with Boyd Hill Nature Preserve services, visit http:// www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hillpioneer-settlement.html. Special Guest Speaker at Chat Room This Friday, September 20, at 2 p.m. during the Chat Room class at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue S., Gulfport Police about scam protection for seniors. Participants must be a senior center member and registration is free.

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6 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Bayway Bridge Closure Today (Thursday, September 19) and tomorrow (Friday, September 20), the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plans to close the eastbound lanes of the Bayway Bridge from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. for concrete placement. The FDOT may change this schedule depending on the weather. FDOT workers will make sure emergency vehicles can get through the work zone as needed. Workers will not necessarily have eastbound lanes closed all day, however drivers should anticipate closures and pay attention to information. As always, the Gabber will post any changes under the Top Stories section of our web site (www.theGabber.com) as we learn of them. You can also get e-mail updates about the Bayway construction project. E-mail roadwork@ Registration Deadline Nears for Mini Triathalon With the Friday, September 20th registration deadline approaching, dont forget to sign up for one of the most rewarding events you will ever have before coffee. The 3rd annual Keep Gulfport Weird Mini-Triathlon will test your running, biking and swimming abilities in one small marathon. Maui Jim has supplied over $150 for a general drawing after the event. Stay for a while by the Casino for a group picture and award This year, everyone who registers by the 20th gets a cool bright orange t-shirt with the Keep Gulfport Weird logo. Registration is $10 per person. Please go to www.mygulfport.us, then Events, then upcoming events, then Keep Gulfport Weird Triathlon, Keep Gulfport Weird Mini-Triathlon registration to download the registration form. Please make sure you turn in your registration and registration fee of $10, by Friday, September 20th. T-shirts will not be available if you register the day of the event. Get in on the fun, then more at Tangerine Blues Fest Saturday, September 28th! Call 727893-1118 or jshea@mygulfport.us.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 7 Events, from front pageshe wanted city co-sponsored events to include a mandatory kids area, register with the state as a alcohol consumption to certain areas during these events. Councilwoman Salmon cited a lack of kids events at the past GeckoFest in conjunction with her wish to mandate childfriendly activities at all daytime events co-sponsored by the city; she also expressed a desire to limit the geographic boundaries of alcohol consumption at special events. After several minutes of listening to her arguments, Mayor Sam Henderson suggested tabling the issue for a workshop, suggesting that prolonged discussion would ultimately lead to such a workshop. Councilwoman Salmon wanted to discuss her proposed changes at the council meeting, but Mayor Henderson passed the gavel to the vice mayor to offer a second to the motion to table. Council approved tabling the coming next workshop in late October. Before that workshop, though, the city has several tentatively scheduled events council failed to debate or approve or disapprove Tuesday evening: the Gulfport Birthday Bash, on October 12, and the Gulfport Neighbors Day of Caring the following week. In addition, standbys that draw crowds from outside Gulfport lack approval: the next few Tuesday Markets and ArtWalks need city approval to take place. Although City Manager Jim OReilly has the authority to approve some events, others will require council approval, not his, he said after Tuesday nights meeting. Free Family Movie Day Enjoy free movies with the kids on Saturday, September 21, at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., in the Francis Purdy Friends Room at the Gulfport Public Library at 5501 28th Avenue S. Free popcorn is provided by the Library! For more information, please call 893-1074.

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8 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Tessellae from the Cotes du Roussillon Region of France A great blend of 40% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre and 5% Grenache Gris, a rare white grape. It was aged 12 months in concrete tanks prior to garrigue, strawberries and black cherries intermixed with a hint of spring Wine Talkwith Lee Neal, a fine wine merchant for over 30 years. Get Ready for the Best You Ever Take the Urban Survivor Bootcamp Fitness challenge and it will be most intense and most rewarding workout you have ever experienced. Urban Survivor Bootcamp Fitness incorporates a High-intensity interval training program that focuses on high-intensity anaerobic exercise, coupled with lower-intensity rest periods. These short yet intense workouts provide improved athletic capacity and condition, increased strength and muscularity, improved glucose metabolism, and extreme fat burning. In addition to strength and incorporates a fun and light group atmosphere for all who participate or experience. Tuesdays from 6:15 to 7:15 at Gulfport Recreation Center. Cost is $10 per class. Please call Donnie Ali-McClendon at 727550-7185 for more information.

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10 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Letters Proud to call Gulfport home Dear Editor : As one of the moms mentioned in Cathy Salustris "Hard Candy" column of Sept. 5, 2013, I wanted to take the opportunity to make sure everyone truly knows how great our community is. As Cathy mentioned, my almost nineyear-old daughter Katie caught cat scratch fever at the end of July, which developed a rare complication called bacillary angiomatosis, necessitating surgery on her left hipbone and removal of a large abscess under her left armpit. Cat scratch fever isnt common to begin withthere are only 22,000 diagnosed cases in the U.S. every yearbut Katies case was so rare, she will go down into the Centers for Disease Control. I am happy to report Katie is doing phenomenally well and is expected to make a full recovery. The whole ordeal, however, was seven weeks of hellas any parent with a very sick child can attestand the support and love we received from the Gulfport community, in addition to our other friends and family, were instrumental in helping my partner Donna and I make it through this time: It was Lori Rosso of the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce who offered my little one a seat on the VIP balcony of the Peninsula Inn during Geckofest so she didnt have to miss it despite her lack of mobility (it was unfortunate Katies condition deteriorated to the point she had to be hospitalized prior to the event). It was Cathy Salustri arranging for our lawn to be taken care of and her offer to take care of our pets while we spent two weeks at All Childrens 24/7 at our daughters bedside. It was Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon, who is not even our city council representative (we are acquainted because our children go to school together), who offered her assistance in contacting code enforcement to explain our extenuating circumstances in case we couldnt get the lawn taken care of, and who arranged for our schools PTA to send Katie a warm get-well message while in the hospital. It was Gulfport Neighbors Margarete Tober who contacted me with concern to see if she could do anything for useven while battling a serious health issue of her own at the same time. It was Linda Craig of The Perfect Ten in the Art Village Courtyard and other Courtyard merchants who checked on me at work (Donna was on medical leave of absence from the wonderfully supportive Home Depot, but small business owners usually dont have that luxury) to see how we were doing and if there was anything they could do to help. I was walking out of my salon in the Courtyard only to hear half a dozen voices yell, Tiffany, how is Katie doing? every time I passed out of my doors (Note: Juju Stevens hugs are the BEST). Its no secret to any of us that Gulfportians scrap like a bunch of siblings over city issues now and again. But let one of us get hurt or have a need and we close ranks in a heartbeat. Weve seen it happen in this city time and time again. As Cathy said in her column, this sort of thing doesnt happen everywhere. But it is for sure one of the reasons Donna and I have made Gulfport our home for the past 13 years and why we choose to raise our child here. We are so proud to be a part of this amazing community. Thank you for your love and support from the bottom of our hearts.Tiffany Anderson-TaylorA return to code enforcement Dear Editor: Re: "Hard Candy", Sept. 12, 2013 issue. Cathy, as I read your column, I am surprised that you do not connect issues at hand. In your recent column, I agree with you on many parts: bike overpass, yes. Boardwalk, absolutely. Licensing landlords, no brainer, yes. But you have to have parameters and expectations in the form of codes to make positive changes happen. (i.e., I would love to see licensing landlords to make them have more responsibility on their properties). But if you do not enforce codes, what's the point? In St. Pete's blighted neighborhood, Childs Park, if I were a resident there and report a codes violation, I would receive more action from their codes department than I would from Gulfport. Look at Tomlinson Park. Part of my running course is through this park. But there are a few rough houses across from this park, more so than a couple of years ago. They are run down and nasty. My thoughts are, this is in Gulfport in this neighborhood? How bad will this become in 3 years? I know you live not far from this park, and as an invested homeowner, how can you One of these houses has a high turnover rate for occupants, most likely Section 8. Ok, we can't license the owner but maybe we could exercise the power of codes? But we stopped talking about "lawn furniture" and this vision of Gulfport has become acceptable. (By the way, I stopped running solo through Gulfport because I don't feel as safe as I once did, especially through Tomlinson and the spur. If I would run, it would be early morning. Or with someone else. I take my runs to other parts of Pinellas County.) I still spend time walking throughout the city and I'm surprised how dirty the city looks. Near my sister's house by Stetson, there is a street that must be avoided because it's too dangerous. Unbelievable. We hear about 49th St. and the crime but that crime is quietly growing within the there are no rules and consequences in place to help control it. I hope that by extending "olive branches", progressing the city with festivals and paving a path through Clymer Park will not turn into a "putting lipstick on a pig" type thing. Putting on blinders and having a viewpoint with tunnel vision is just an easy way for politicians to make themselves look grandiose while the real troubles of a city brew. Advise: if you don't like the 5th volleyball court, then don't like it. I felt that you were giving in. You many feathers in this town and I felt that you were indirectly apologizing for your previous opinions on the volleyball court. Leonardo Robledo

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 11 Porch Party, from front pageFloridas waters and has earned most of her living in or on the water; her resume includes the words dolphin trainer, SCUBA dive guide, museum director, and maritime historian. In 2012, she wrote a book on the history of shipping and pilotage on Tampa Bay for the Tampa Bay Pilots Association. During the project she learned about the evolution of the ranchos to early American military exploration, civilian settlement and the subsequent dredging and development of the Tampa Bay Estuary. History is a subject that is often dismissed as a static representation of the past with no relevance to the present, she says. This is, of course, a short-sighted perspective. In order to truly grasp where we are as a society, our impact on an environment and where this proverbial path we are set upon is taking us, we must be aware of where we have been and how we got to where we are now. Historical Societys Porch Party at the Gulfport Historical Museum, located at 5301 28th Avenue South. Doors open at 6 p.m.; if you are so inclined, you may bring a dish to share, but that is not necessary. The Society will have wine available for a donation, or you may bring your own beverages. The Society welcomes everyone. The event is free, although you can purchase an annual membership for Book Lovers Calendar for 2014 The Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library has a wonderful holiday gift idea for you. The Book Lovers Calendar 2014 (Workman Publishing) is available for sale at the library for $10. This is a real bargain as the recommended retail price is $12.99. Each day features a capsule review of a classic, biography, history or a selfhelp title and provides suggestions for further reading. The Book Lovers Calendar 2014 makes a wonderful stocking stuffer. You may purchase your calendar at the circulation desk at the Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Avenue S. and, while you are at the library, visit the Book Shop for a wonderful selection of books for sale.

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12 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Community Law Program If you are over 60 and meet the required criteria, you can get legal assistance from the Community Law Program at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center at 5501 27th Avenue S. the third Friday of the month. You must call 727-582-7480 to qualify and make the appointment. If you qualify, the legal assistance is free. The Community Law Program is provided by St. Petersburg Attorneys and exists to empower the most vulnerable in our community through pro bono legal representations and assistance and outreach. Laugh, Smile and Re-energize! Turn that frown upside down with this new activity. The Gulfport Senior Center at 5501 27th Ave. S. is offering Laugh, Smile & Re-energize on Mondays at 12:45 p.m. The classes are ongoing. Come out to catch the very contagious laughter bug and experience the awesome power of out why they say Laughter is the best medicine! You must be a registered Senior Center member to attend. For more information, call 727-893-1231. Foster a Feline, Please! Can you help foster a cat for Save organization, Save Our Strays, Inc. does not maintain a shelter facility. Currently due to the economy, they have adult and senior cats being returned at an alarming rate. They now are forced to board these cats as their foster homes are full. They are in great need for volunteers willing to foster these adult cats. Those fostering must be able to drive, have their own transportation and be available for a home visit from a current volunteer prior to fostering. Can you temporarily help one of these disposed cats ?Call 727-5451116 for details or email them at sos@ saveourstraysinc.com.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 13 Seen About Town: Horse and Jockey is Back! Aaron Trent draws two Boddingtons Tuesday night at the newly-reopened Horse and Jockey in South Pasadena. The Horse and Jockey held a soft re-opening on Friday, September 13 with a limited menu, almost six months to the day down the popular pub. Unleash the Hidden Painter in You Register now for a new class, Decorative ArtistOne Stroke Painting Class. Everyone is an artist and the best way to start is with one stroke painting techniques. You will learn to create something magical on canvas in two short weeks. Class sessions will be October 1-8 and November 5-12. During each session class will meet every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. The cost is only $60 and students must pre-register by the Friday before 363-9245 or visit www.spbrec.com.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 15 Life is in the Blood On Wednesday, October 2 at 2 p.m., Debi McArthur, operations director of LBC Analysis reveals revolutionary new approaches to maximizing ones lifestyle and health through diet, supplements and exercise. Debi states that Blood Optimizer is the worlds 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 Center at 5501 27th Ave.

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16 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 A Special T hank Y ou to the F ollowing Sponsors The Reading Garden is Taking Shape The latest edition to this special space at the Gulfport Library is the The Circle of Friends is selling bricks to fundraise for a sculptural wall, a Reading Circle and other items for the Garden. If you are interested in supporting the Reading Garden with an engraved brick, please visit the library to get a form or call Circle of Friends board member Mary Stull at 302-0931 or library administrator David Mather at 893-1075 for more information.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 17 SCORE Counseling at the Gulfport Library The next SCORE Counseling is Tuesday, September 24. Patrons get free and helpful advice from experienced business professionals the fourth Tuesday of every month. Call 893-1073 for more information and to schedule an appointment. Gallery Celebrates Anniversary with Art Opening Domain Home Accessories & Gallery will host a reception to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its own & Gallery space. Coinciding with the celebration, Earth friendly local artist Gary Clark will be on hand to showcase a selection of his recent work. The event will take place at & Gallery (3129 Beach Boulevard S. in Gulfport) on Saturday, September 21st from 6 to 10 p.m. Complimentary beverages and hors doeuvres will be offered. Domain will host a Meet the Artists event highlighting the work of familiar local artist Gary Gar Clark. Using seashells and found objects, Clark hand-carves unique dream world images into acrylic paints on recycled boards. He grew up in Buffalo, New York, spending much time on the shores of the Niagara River. In these experiences, which permeates his abstract artistic creations. He earned an M.A. from the University of Buffalo and has taught art in universities and in corporate settings. He honed his style of painting in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He has been in Gulfports Art Walks for many in 1998. Clark estimates that he has sold thousands of paintings during Art Walks and other art shows and festivals over the years. He is currently completing a new book, Art of the Image, on deepening the imagination to create more primal and provocative art works. Links to a preview of the book, his other writings and galleries of his work are com/id/art. Meet the Artists events at & Gallery occur on the third Saturday of each month during Gulfports popular Art Walk. Artists and artisans line the sidewalks of scenic Beach Blvd. on Art Walk evenings. Independent shops and boutiques, live glassblowing demonstrations and classes at the Industrial Arts Center, live music venues, street performers, and Gulfports many popular restaurants are all part of the lively Art Walk scene. Parking in the Waterfront village is free and convenient. For more information, contact Daniel Hodge, 727-366-4086 or email dan@igc.org; or visit the Domain Facebook page: facebook. com/domainhome.

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18 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 This Weeks Solution 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 Catch a Jazz Concert The September 19th concert of Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps has been changed to Thursday, September 26th from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bilmar Beach Resort, Treasure Island. Admission is $8. Call 727-522-6877.Concerts in the Park Series Returns The City of St. Pete Beach announces the return of their Concert in the Park Series, happening every Friday night in October. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to relax outdoors under the stars in beautiful waterfront Horan Park, located at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Activities start at 6 p.m. and the band will take the stage at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Complementary valet parking is available. There will also be beer, wine and food available for purchase. For more information call 727-363-9245 or visit www.spbrec. com. The line up is as follows: October 4th Hunks of Funk; October 11th Alter Eagles; October 18th Jeremy Thomas and October 25th The Impacs. Caring for LGBT Elders Join us for a free lunch for the aged 55+ LGBT community on September 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event features a multimedia presentation and information on free social and wellness programs at Metro Wellness and Community Centers as well as other organizations in the surrounding St. Petersburg area. With the them Reach Out and Care a goal of the event is to identify homebounds elders who are shut in volunteers to visit them regularly. Perhaps you know of a homebound LGBT elder or would like to volunteer for our CARE visitation program. Moreinformation will be available at this public event where anyone age 55 or better is invited to celebrate who they are with a free meal. The St. Pete Metro Center is located at 3251 Third Avenue N. Call 727321-3854.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 19 The Gabs We asked four businesses in the Samos Plaza in South Pasadena some of the challenges of doing business in that particular plaza.Dan Zaruszak, owner, Marine Sewing, two years: "I don't really have any problems. Parking, maybe. I don't even think we have an issue." Sue Song, worker in the family business, Jin's Alterations, two years: "To get the customer to come into the store, to get to know us, basically." Steven Do, owner, Nail Tips and Spa, one year:"Because the road goes straight and the plaza curves and they don't see all the plaza." Karen Hart, owner, Karen's Paperie, nine years: "It's not challenging. It's a great location [with] great exposure."

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20 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Sukkot, the Feast of Booths Come and observe this special time with them enjoying the food, the music, and the message of Sukkot at Beth-El Shalom on Friday, September 20th at 7 p.m. Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation is located at the corner of 17th St. and 29th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. All are welcome, free admission. For more information and pre-registration please call Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship 345-7777, e-mail Rabbi@ Jewishheritage.net or visit www. Jewishheritage.net and www. ShalomAdventure.com. St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse invites you to come and fellowship with themat 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 21 at Hibachi Buffet, Park Plaza Shopping Center, 7610 49th Street N. in Pinellas Park. Minister Michelle Guess of The Center for Manifestation Church in Tampa is the guest speaker. Call 727327-9070. Free Music Lessons Ron Turner, Organist at St. Matthews Episcopal Church in St. Petersburg is offering free music lessons for young people. The lessons include piano, organ and voice. Please call Ron at 727-772-3268.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 21 Ministry Offers Fun Day and Giveaways Power for Living Ministries located at 1710 52nd Street S. in Gulfport will be having a clothing and food giveaway and fun day on Saturday, October 5 at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. All are invited to come. They would also like to invite you out to their church services held on Wednesday nights Bible Study at 7 p.m. and Sunday Services at 9:30 a.m. Shop the Thrift Mall Pasadena Community Church now has three stores at one location (Pasadena Ave. and Second Ave. S.). Hours are 9-1 Wednesday and Saturday. The mall features three rooms: one with clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelery; one with gifts, china, glasses, sporting goods, childrens clothes, toys and games; and one with furniture, household items, electronics, books and tapes. a great price! Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship

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22 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Fall Show By Luba Robinson Treasure Island Art Guild members: George Avery, Pat Davis, Louise Garriques, Vittoria Hohman, and Joe Martin open their Fall show at the Treasure Island Community Center through October 30th. A journey into the whimsical world of oil painter and rainbow-chaser Avery, takes us to Elsies Garden and Candlestick Light where reality surrenders to a dream. Rush Hour shows us uncharted sea life. Experience a walk down memory lane in a montage of Dudley Do Right, Betty Boop, and other cartoon characters in watercolor Old Friends. Acrylic artist Davis describes her path to becoming an artist as a life giving experience. Abstract Friday Night in Midtown is charged with the energy of big city living. Colorful To Market, To Market and Friends of the Family speak of her versatility in subject matter. Through excellent form and a limited palette Conference Call pulls the viewer into the storyline. With an extensive art background, acrylic painter Garriques exhibits her talent as she captures the stance of A Big Bird. Abstract Colorama is a maze of bold shapes and saturated pigments. A darkened silhouette looms in Sunrise in the City against the brilliant complimentary hues of the sky, while vibrant Inspired by the Old Masters and primarily selftaught, artist Hohman, with oils as her favorite medium, gives us a glowing still life in Horn of Plenty and a vibrant Hibiscus. Fine examples of hard and soft edges move the eye easily through Wine and Fruit. Garden Bounty calls for attention with its sharp contrasts. Successful digital photo art requires a creative spirit and an extensive knowledge of design principles as seen in the award winning work of Martin. Sunset Sailing and Races show a sensitivity to color and form. Alaska captures a The Treasure Island Community Center is located on 106th Avenue, just east of Gulf Blvd. Call 727-547-4575 for hours of operation. Flu & Pneumonia Shots the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center is offering those services on Tuesday, October 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. Medicare recipients: Bring Medicare card. HMO/Medicare Advantage: Bring your insurance card. Charge for cash payers: Flu vaccine: $30, Pneumonia vaccine: $80. Provided by Sarasota Health Care Services, Inc. For more information, call 941924-0347. Blue Grass and Blues are Coming Tyrone Square Mazda and the 49th Street South Business Association invite you all out to the 6th annual Tangerine Blues festival. In just one week, plan your day for a true family event complete with carnival rides and costumed characters. Great food vendors like, OMaddys Bar and Grille, PIPOs original Cuban Food, Mr. Bills with traditional food and funnel cakes, fresh lemonade, ice cream, cotton candy and much more. But more so the great music of Blue Grass and Blues with such artists as Boiling Oil, Sycamore Shade, Blue Grass Sound Band, Charlie Morris, Lauren Mitchell Band, TC Carr and Selwyn Birchwood. They have something for everyone in this years lineup 10 hours of live music. Bring the kids for them to enjoy the carnival rides while you enjoy your favorite band. Volunteers are still needed and a special thank you goes out to McDonalds of Gulfport that will feed all our volunteers. They also have a special VIP area for their dedicated sponsors; they still have six tables left. The levels include Level one drinks for the day for you and seven of your guests and Level 2 that would include drinks and dinner. Call for pricing at 727-327-3509. Local restaurants, they have a way for you to showcase your signature menu. Call and see how you can get involved in their VIP area. Gates open at 9 a.m. and the bands kick in at 10. Come stay all day or just for your favorite band. Please no pets or coolers allowed in the venue. For more information log onto www.49. org or call 327-3509. See you all at the show.

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24 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 November Home Tours! Home Tour loving tourists will be delighted to know two of the favorite local tours are on the calendar! BungalowFest is sponsored by the Historical Kenwood Neighborhood Association and will be on Noember 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and available at The Craftsman House or online at HistoricKenwood.org ($20 day of tour). Gulfports Pink Flamingo Home Tour is scheduled for November 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-sale and senior discount tickets are $15, available at the Beach Bazaar or the Gulfport Area Chamber of can be purchased for $20 at the Mike Yakes Rec Center, 5730 Shore Boulevard S., Gulfport. You will turn in your tickets there in exchange for a wristband for the day. Visit www. PinkFlamingoHomeTour.com or call 727-418-7272. Eden Homecare Partnership Workshop The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center is hosting a 4-week course on Caregiving on Fridays beginning October 4 then 11, 18 and 25 from 12:30 3:30 p.m. Assisting care partners include family, friends, neighbors, volunteers, home care professionals, and the Elder as well. See aging, care, and living with different abilities through new eyes. $20 for the workbook. For more information or to register, call Mel Coppola with Griswold Home Care at 813-505-5251. Songs for the Pantry with Bongo Bob Bob will entertain you with great music and bongos on Monday, October 7, 2:30 p.m. The Center welcomes you to enjoy your afternoon where the ticket price are a donation food items or a small grocery gift card for the Center Pantry. Some needed items are peanut butter, jelly, canned meat, cereal and crackers. Fine Dining every Thursday Come join them at the Sons of Italy, 2500 34th Street S. in St. Petersburg every Thursday from 4-8 p.m. for a 3-course dinner. Cost is $10; donations to the scholarship fund. Call 798-6355 for reservations.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 25 Excerpts heard at the September 17, 2013Gulfport City Council MeetingPublic Comment & Council Quotes Dave Falwell, who opposed the proposed utility increases Tim Spencer, in response to two people who told council they didnt see anyone parked in the electric vehicle charging station. Mr. Spencer also mentioned other cars he had seen at the charging station. Stan Kreuter, about the proposed rate increase Ward Three Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon, about the utility bill increase. Ward Two Councilwoman Christine Brown Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke Ward Four Councilman Michael Fridovich Mayor Sam Henderson Margarete Tober, about money Public Works Director Don Sopak saved Gulfport on a cleaning contract Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke, when the city manager explained to the Ward Two councilwoman, Christine Brown, that swirling colors into the Clymer Park sidewalk or making it sparkly would increase the cost dramatically. Ward Three Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon, who asked that the city not allow a general wet area where people could have open containers. She also asked council to specify that all events have a childrens area. At the mayors request, the council tabled the special events approval, 3-2, with Vice Mayor Liedtke and Ward Two Councilmember Christine Brown dissenting. Mayor Sam Henderson,who made a second to table an issue about special events and told council he wanted to discuss it at workshop. Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon had wanted to discuss it further. Ward Two Councilwoman Christine Brown, to the mayor Business F eatur e Story $250. Service Business Car d $31.25. R eal Estat e fr om $15. Display A dvertising fr om $51.60 per issuetheG a b b e r Since 1968C ustom adver t ising for any budget. Sav e More With Frequency Discounts A dvertising@theGabber .com 72 7. 32 1. 69 65

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26 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 By Holiday Mathis The solar return to Libra creates a dynamic much like that of an intersection with a four-way stop the key decisions easier, everyone must pay careful attention and keep track of whose turn it is to proceed. And theres the added burden of responding to those who think its their turn whether it is or not. With awareness and timing, everyone will get where they need to go. Happy fall equinox! VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Its sometimes hard to separate who people really are from the story you have created of them. This week brings a rare opportunity to explore relationships at deeper levels. Your gift from the cosmos is clear vision pertaining to people that is unimpeded by assumptions and prejudices. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). If you make yourself too available, people wont respect your time. If you dont make yourself available enough, people will assume youre too busy, and they wont call. This week youll balance of social time and alone time. Your playful mood will make it fun to try out different styles and tactics. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). For you, it is a given that energy is real and perceivable through the senses. But because this way of interpreting the world is not for everyone, there will be many instances when it is better to act on your feelings without mention of how you came to your decision. You dont owe the world an explanation. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Youll decide how much personal energy to invest in a situation. Caring you to make a conscious decision about this instead of letting circumstances rope you into committing too much to something youre ultimately not that interested in. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). What you thought you were seeing with your own eyes was actually being framed by someone else. The framing can change everything, including your understanding of the truth. As soon as you take that frame away and observe anew, you will understand what you need to do next to be happy. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The weeks efforts may feel small and repetitive, but that doesnt mean they are futile. As Mother Teresa said, We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. A sweet acknowledgment on Friday will energize you. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Humans, as a rule, are delighted to encounter the familiar. While it is only natural to want to establish a point of reference, if you mistakenly label a situation familiar when its not, you will miss an opportunity for change, growth and adventure. So make few assumptions and stay keenly observant. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Sometimes the emotion you feel is not your own. When that emotion is happiness, you dont mind it so much. But if you inadvertently take on another persons sadness, it can be confusing and seem quite unfair. Realizing that you have this ability emotional immune system. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). When your attention is being pulled in several directions, it is nearly impossible to come up with an immediate and brilliant idea that will keep everyone happy. Thats why the work you do to get ready for the weeks events will be crucial to your enjoyment of them. Keep a running list of alternatives to plan A. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Resist the need to come up with reasons for everything that has happened. The exercise is futile because some of the causes are very distant from you, others are spiritual in nature and still others are so mysterious that they are unknowable. Accept each moment as a new starting place from which to move forward, not backward. CANCER (June 22-July 22). If you believe its your job to make others feel better, people around you will sense this belief, and suddenly it actually will become your job. Thats why its better for you to believe something different. Try this one on: Im a guide for those who are ready and willing to do the work it takes to help themselves. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Remember when you were in love with someone and still unsure of whether the other person felt the same way? The agonizing suspense! This week brings a far more bearable kind of anticipation. The stakes are lower than true love, but theres still something good hanging in the balance. Youll win either this time or the next. This Week's Birthdays : You have so much love to give, and you have extremely worthy recipients this year. Next month brings a breakthrough in business. In November, you will in some way contribute to the beautiful minds of the next generation. Relax and do nothing for long stretches in December. Its essential to the success of a January project. Plan trips carefully -your vacation time may be limited, but theres a chance to do something truly remarkable with it. A July investment pays off in the long term. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke Mike FurmanTuesday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke Sherry Lacey Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m. Harold & Donna Karaoke Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m. Dancing & Karaoke with Dave & Cookie 1st & 3rd Friday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment Dorothy & Jim Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Ray & Ann, Entertainment Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Woody & his acordion, Music for listening & dancing

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 27 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: BYOB Q: Can we "BYOB" to the Friday concerts? A: St. Pete Beach has concerts every Friday night in October. The concerts take place in Horan Park, a city park, and according to City Two Loving Cats need a HomeMeet Calypso Meet Sierra Calypso and Sierra are looking for a loving home. They are brother and sister who look nothing alike and are about 9 years old. Calypso is a short hair gray female with silver tipping, possibly a Russian Blue, with green/gold eyes. She is very inquisitive, agile, and loving. Sierra has median length white hair with orange markings on his bit of a fraiddy cat, but loves to sit in your lap while watching TV. Both are very kind and affectionate indoor cats that get along well and would prefer to stay together. My and doesnt like the intrusion of cats in her home, so Sierra and Calypso would like a more peaceful environment. Both are current on their shots. For more information and to arrange for a visit, please call Gail Kelley at 727-729-1297.

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28 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Did you witness an auto accident? Did you witness an auto accident on September 6 on Gulfport Blvd. in the area of 54th Street involving a blue Kia Sorento? Please help, call Bill at 727-530-4600. Take Advantage of Free Prostate Screening The J. West Prostate Cancer Foundation will conduct a blood test only prostate cancer screening from 1-3 p.m. Friday, September 20 at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue S. The screening is free of charge and takes less than 20 minutes to complete. Persons tested will receive weeks, explained Michael Calamari, a J. West Foundation board member and organizer of the event. Prostate Cancer is very treatable if detected early. The free screening takes a small blood sample, which is tested for the presence of a prostate are one indicator of the probability of prostate cancer and an indication that further testing, by a physician, might be warranted. The J. West Prostate Cancer Foundation, a tax-exempt 501 (c) 3 organization, also sponsors the annual 5K Run and Walk through Gulfport each January. For further information on the screening or the run, scheduled for January 4, 2014, please contact Mike Calamari at 727-638-2389 or coachmike64@gmail.com. To schedule an appointment for the September 20th screening, contact Gail Biron, Senior Center Supervisor, at 727893-2237 or gbiron@mygulfport.us. See Whats New You are invited to shop at Sophies Attic Thrift Shop, a mission outreach of First United Methodist Church Gulfport. New clothes are coming in almost daily. All clothes are washed before they are put out for sale, so they are ready to go. See whats new. Items that are new this week are on a special rack. They are located on 53rd St. near 28th Ave. S. and are open from 9-noon on Fridays and Saturdays. Come on in where it is cool.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 29 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: Sewer Repairs Q: What areas of the city have priority for sewer repairs? How much A: Street South and from Shore Boulevard South to 28th Avenue South. "This area was already televised," Public Works Director Don Sopak said. "We have $465,000 in the... budget for next year, and if we slip line the mostly eight inch sewer mains we can [repair]do about 10,000 linear feet." "Sliplining" refers to a method of repairing leaks that can also restore the structural stability of pipes. Gulfport could slipline the larger main sewer pipes but would not be able to repair as much of the system. "Larger sewer mains would reduce the linear feet as they cost more to slip line," Sopak said. Art Classes and Weekly Workshops Resume Art classes and workshops resume at Treasure Island Art Guild for all interested persons. Basic art classes begin on Monday, October 7th at Treasure Island City Hall Auditorium, 120 108th Avenue. Basic drawing will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 and basic watercolor from 12:30 to 2:30. Cost for each is $30 for six weeks or $6 per class if paid weekly. To sign up for classes and for supplies needed call Fred at 360-8390 Anything Goes workshop meets on Wednesday from 9:30 to noon at the TI Community Center Garden Room. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. Guest instructors are scheduled once a month and may have an additional fee. The Thursday workshop meets at TI City Hall Auditorium. This workshop has an instructor to lead you through to a completed painting. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members. The Friday Portrait workshop meets at 9:15 a.m. at TI City Hall Auditorium and has a live model. The model starts promptly at 9:30 and goes until noon. Cost is $4 for members and $6 for nonmembers. For more information visit our website at www.TreasureIslandArtGuild.org Before and After School Camps Summer is gone but the fun is not. City of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation offers before and afterschool programs from kindergarten through 8th grade. Camps are now through Wednesday, June 4, 2014, Monday through Friday at 11 locations. Participants are supervised by well trained on-site staff and coaches in a licensed school age environment. Youth enjoy a choice of creative planned activities, special events, with indoor and outdoor rotating activities. Sign in and sign out procedures in effect. Full day activities provided during days and weeks when Pinellas County Schools are not in session. Breaks include Spring, Winter and Fall. Call 727-893-7441 or visit www. stpeteparksrec.org.

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30 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Garden Club of St. Petersburg Events The following events will be held at the Garden Club of St. Petersburg, 500 Sunset Drive S., St. Petersburg. Call 727-381-8920 or visit www. gardenclubstpetersburg.org. On Monday, October 7 at 10 a.m. create a fence pole jack olantern, a Creative Crafts program. Cost for materials is $4.50 for guests. On Thursday, October 10 at 10 a.m. come to a horticultural seminar Taking Care of Orchids with speaker Michael Polen of Art Stones Orchids. There will be orchids for sale. On Tuesday, October 22 at 1 p.m. learn about Landscaping with Florida Plants with speaker Bruce Turley of Wilcox Nursery presented by Jungle/Green Fingers Circles. The Club will hold their Annual Fall Plant and Garden Sale on Friday and Saturday, October 25 and 26. Hours are Friday, October 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, October 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event features tool sharpening, bee products, demonstrations, buy a pumpkin (kids decorate it free). Proceeds support Garden Club of St. Petersburgs Community Projects.Come to Fashion Show and Luncheon Northwest Presbyterian Church, 6330 54th Avenue N. in St. Petersburg will host a Fruit of the Spirit Fashion Show and Luncheon on Saturday, September 28 at 11 a.m. Come join them as models display fashions from local thrift stores on a budget. Event includes a guest speaker and lunch. Cost is $5. Reserve your spot 544-4551. Town Shores Red Hatters The September lunch for the Town Shores Red Hatters has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 24th at noon. If you are interested in joining them or need transportation, please RSVP to Julie at 343-6587 by Saturday the 21st. For those who would like to walk they will be going to Gulfports newest restaurant Js. Please be there by noon.30 Years at the Senior Center! Its the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Centers 30th Birthday Celebration on Wednesday, October 9 at 1:30 p.m. and they are commemorating with a sock hop, a photo booth and munchies provided by Brentwood. Celebrate our birthday with us! Space is limited, so get your free ticket today, compliments of the Center.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 31 Gulfport Lions Club to Host Spaghetti Supper The Gulfport Lions Club will be hosting a Spaghetti Supper on October 5th and the event is open to the public. All their events support community outreach programs in sight conservation. Some of the entities they sponsor are The Watson Center (Lighthouse) for the Visually Impaired, the Conklin Center for the Multi-Handicapped Blind, the Central Florida Eye Bank, Southeast Guide Dogs, WUSF Radio Reading Service, the Florida Lions Foundation, local eyeglasses and examination program, local Scouting and Little League programs and Pirate Football, Christmas Toy Shop, and many more. So please come out and support your local Lions. The menu will consist of: spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert, coffee or tea. This is an all you can eat supper, so bring your appetite, your family and friends. Cost is $7 per ticket. Children under 10, $4. It is also a BYOB event, so bring your wine or beer if you like. All Gulfport Lions Club members have tickets, so if you want to pre-purchase them, ask any local Lion. Otherwise, they will have an adequate supply of them at the door. So yall come on down to the marina area and visit of October at 4630 Tifton Drive S., right behind the Gulfport Marina. They will be serving from 4-7 p.m. Directions: go south on 49th Street to the stop sign at the water, turn left and follow the road around to the Lions Club. Their next event will be on Saturday, November 2nd, their pancake breakfast. Players Hold Open House The Gulfport Community Players will have a free Open House at their Back Door Theater. This will be held on Friday, October 4th from 6 to 8 p.m. During this event, the Players will announce the winners of the Cathy Awards for the 13th Annual Summer One Act Festival, that played at the Hickman Theater this past July. announcement wouldnt be made until the middle of June, 2014. The Players will present plaques to the winners during this event. Be there to cheer on your favorites! The Theater is located at 1619 49th Street S. near the Gulfport Neighborhood Center. So, if you ever wonder just whats behind those blue walls of the Back Door Theater, nows your chance to Drop on by and take a tour of their combination theater, rehearsal hall, audition place, meeting room, prop/ costume room, and set-building areas. After all, they are a true community theater organization and this would be the perfect time to get a little glimpse of just what goes on behind the scenes in order to make their plays happen. Maybe, you might want to join in on the fun too! If youre interested in a little more about the Gulfport Community Players, be sure to check out their website at: http://www. gulfportcommunityplayers.org Just the Facts! The Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library is featuring nonSeptember 21. History, politics, philosophy, business you name it, they have it. Thank you to everyone who has donated books to the Circle of Friends Bookshop. All proceeds from their sales go to support activities and acquisitions for the Gulfport Library.

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32 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 **Please visit the Circle of Friends Bookshop at the Library TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays ONLY 10:00 am-1:00 pm. First Beginning Digital Camera: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2-4 pm. Digital is the way to go for fast and easy results. Cathy Salustri shows you how to capture those moments digitally. Pre-register at the Reference Desk or call 727-893-1073. Intermediate Digital Camera: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2-4 pm. Build on your skills with Cathys guidance. Completion of Beginning class is prerequisite to attend Intermediate class. Pre-register at the Reference Desk or call 727-893-1073. ADULT/ALL AGES PROGRAMS Victors Support Group for Victims of Sexual Abuse: Mondays, 6 6:45 pm. FMI, call 727-637-4331. Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-360-9069. Gulfport Prompt Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10 am. Gulfport Toastmasters: Wednesdays, 6:00 7:30 pm. FMI, call 727-827-7875. Womens AA Club: Fridays, 5:45 6:45 pm. FMI, call 893-1073. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thurs., Sept. 19, 11 am. **Note new time. Discussion of "Breakfast at Tiffanys" by Truman Capote, over coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. Please call 893-1073. Tim Dorsey: Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:00 pm. The popular Florida author returns! Please call 727-893-1073 to reserve your seat for this lively event. SCORE Counseling: Tues., Sept. 24 FREE & helpful advice from experienced business professionals the fourth Tuesday of every month. Call 893-1073 FMI & to schedule an appointment. Q & A SESSION ON MEDICARE/ OBAMACARE: Thurs., Oct. 3, 1:00 2:00 pm. How will the Affordable Care Act affect me and my family? Informational program and open forum to answer your questions. CHILDREN/FAMILY PROGRAMS Storytime: Join Cailey every Thursday morning for stories & activities selected for toddlers & preschoolers. Sing songs, play instruments and meet other caregivers in the community. Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 am. In Our Own Words, Youth Book Writing Contest: Saturdays, through Nov. 16, 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Students in Grades 1-12 will have a chance to create a book and participate in workshops. The winning book to be published by Trace Taylor Books! Parents welcome. FMI call 893-1073. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, Sept. 21, two movies, starting at 10:30 am and 1:30 p.m. Its been a long summer, so join us as we resume our monthly program. Circle of Friends. For movie titles, call 727893-1074. TEEN PROGRAMS TEEN GAME ZONE: Wednesdays, 3:004:30 pm. Come challenge your friends on the latest XBOX 360 games or just hangout. Free Refreshments. FMI, call 727-8931073 & ask for Cailey. In Our Own Words, Youth Book Writing Contest: Saturdays, Sept. 14 Nov. 16, 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Teens will have a chance to create a book and participate in workshops. The winning book to be published by Trace Taylor Books! Parents welcome. FMI call 893-1073. ACTIVITIES Open Gym/Gameroom Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and Tues., 7:30-9 p.m., Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res. PROGRAMS 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE PROGRAMOngoing registrations for the 2013-2014 School Year Child Care Program continue for children who are entering Kindergarten thru age 14. Nonrefundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $22 for non-residents. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours of registration are MondayFriday from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. 2013-2014 TOT TIME PROGRAM Ongoing registrations for the 2013-2014 Tot Time Program continue for children ages 3-5 years old. The Tot Time Program is a pre-school, hands-on program for children ages 3-5. The program aims to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them monthly options are available. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Hours for registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A non-refundable annual registration fee of $17 for residents and $22 for non-residents. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. 2013-2014 VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) PROGRAM Ongoing registrations for the 2013-2014 VPK Program continue for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. The program aims to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them for Kindergarten. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Parents must apply at the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. and the child must receive Contact the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. at 400-4411 for questions or call the Recreation Center at 8931068 for more details. 2013-2014 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM Ongoing registrations for the 2013-2014 Teen Night Program continue for teens in middle school to age 17. The program is a great place to hang out and meet new friends. It provides recreation and social cooking projects, guest speakers and service projects. The teens utilize the gymnasium, gameroom and outdoor area. Program hours are Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res. NEW CLASSES Interested in teaching a class? Call John at 893-1079 for info Jr. Class 5:30-7p.m. Adult class 7-8:30p.m. Call 495-6696 for more information or visit the website www.bevolleyacademy.com 10-11am. Call Joyce at 727-345-0679 Mon., 3:00-4:00 p.m. Call 727-482-2125 for more info. estier at 823-0922. 7pm. Call 727-755-3459 or email Pegasus. scholar@gmail.com Barbara at 804-9400. Call Kalina at 251-0424 for more information. Diane at 459-1399. Call Marge at 345-6708. & 6 p.m. for adults & Fri. 5pm for Juniors. Call Jack at 280-4276 Tues., 6:15-7:15 p.m. Please call Donnie Ali-McClendon @ 727-550-7185. Valerie at 557-4258. Call Tamara at 512-2763. chel at 419-905-5562 for more info. TOMLINSON SKATE PARK As of October 1st, ALL skaters/bicyclists MUST purchase a new City of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the City of Gulfports Tomlinson Skate Park. Stickers MUST be visibly placed on the helmet. Annual fee for stickers is $5 for residents and $10 for non-residents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17 years of age or younger MUST at the Gulfport Recreation Center which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. 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Gabber September 19 September 25, 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. 893-1070COMEDY MAGIC SHOW featuring A Magician and Hypnotist Cesar Domico Thurs., Sept. 26, 8 pm Magical Entertainment for the whole family! Tks $20 online or $25 aty door www.gulfportmagicshows.com 1-800-838-3006, ext. 1 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 ELLIS HALE'S BAND Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., Sept. 22, 6-10pm, $7 VOICES OF JAZZ 15-pc. Big Band! Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., Sept. 29, 6-10pm, $7 WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-1pm Intermediate Lesson 1-2 Beginner Lessons 2-3 Dancing Argentine Tango 7-11pm, $7 7-8pm Lesson, 8-11pm 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 Sept. schedule or go online at http://www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org New hours for the Fitness Center is as follows: Monday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Several evening classes available by going to www.mygulfport.us and follow the links to the Senior Center. SPECIAL EVENTS Happy Birthday to YOU Tuesday, September 17 at 12:00 p.m. A Birthday Party with cake and ice cream for everyone. Whether you are celebrating a September Birthday or not, this party is for you! Provided by Wellcare. Prostate Cancer Screening (blood test only) Friday, September 20 from 1 3 p.m. Please call 893-1231 to schedule an appointment. Offered by the J. West Prostate Cancer Foundation. How to bring new personal satisfaction into your world Wednesday, September 25 at 1:30 p.m. Workshop provided by Access Community Services. A Night in Italy Friday, September 27 Dinner at 6 p.m. and Dance Performance at 7 p.m. by the Italian Folk Dancers. Tickets: $10 Hospice and Caregiving Want to know more about what Hospice does and do you need questions answered? Join Janet Pattison on Monday, September 30 at 2:30 p.m. for free info. Flu Shots Tuesday, October 1, 1 p.m. Medicare recipients: Bring Medicare card. HMO/Medicare Advantage: Bring your insurance card. Charge for cash payers: Flu vaccine: $30, Pneumonia vaccine: $80. Provided by Sarasota Health Care Services, Inc. For more information, call 941-9240347. Life is in the Blood Wednesday, October 2, 2 p.m. Blood Analyst, Debi McArthur will analyze 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 1st Friday Flea Market Friday, October 4, 9 a.m. Noon. Its back and you wont want to miss all the cool stuff you can buy for bargain prices! Eden Homecare Partnership Workshop 4 week course on Fridays beginning October 4 then 11, 18 & 25 from 12:30 3:30 p.m., assisting care partners include family, friends, neighbors, volunteers, home care professionals, and the Elder as well. See aging, care, and living with different abilities through new eyes. $20 for the workbook. For more information or to register, call Mel Coppola at 727-547-7000. Bongo Bob Monday, October 7, 2:30 p.m. Songs for the Pantry. Bob will entertain you with great music and bongos! All for the price of items or a small grocery gift card for the Center Pantry. Movie Day at the Snack Bar Tuesday, October 8 at 11:30 a.m. Watch a FREE movie and get a great deal on lunch for $3.00! 30 Years at the Senior Center! Wednesday, October 9 at 1:30 p.m. Its the Senior Centers 30th Birthday and we are celebrating with a sock hop, a photo booth and munchies provided by Brentwood. Celebrate our birthday with us! Puzzle Pages Friday, October 11, 11 a.m. Learn how to play Sudoku, Binairo and so much more! Prizes provided. From the Puzzle Pages! SPECIAL SERVICES The Center offers Shine the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month by appointment only. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, To schedule an appointment, please call 893-2237 or 8931231. G.E.M.S. Gulfport Extended Mobility Service : Affordable transportation for Gulfport residents 55 and over as well as disabled under 55. $65 annual membership. $2 per ride and your ride to the Senior Center is FREE!. Go to the mall, grocery store, doctors appointments and more. Call 727-893-2242. NEW FITNESS CENTER SCHEDULE: Monday Thursday, 8 a.m. 7 p.m. Friday: 8:00 am 4:00 p.m., Annual sign up for the Fitness Center is an affordable $25 a year or $40 a couple. Stop by the Senior Center and take a tour of our state of the art Snack Bar: Bring a friend to the Senior Center and enjoy a light breakfast for only $2.50 or lunch for only $3. In a hurry? Order a boxed lunchto-go by calling 893-2259. Great 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 the month at 10 a.m. Call 727-582-7480 to see if you qualify. AARP Driving Classes are offered October 1 & 8 at 12:45pm Support Groups Diabetic: on Mondays at 9:30am Caregivers: Every Wed. at 12:30pm Hearing Loss:1st & 3rd Mondays at 2:00 pm Visual: 2nd & 4th Mondays at 2 pm MoreActivities: www. gulfportseniorfoundation. org. Available Trips offered Monthly: Downtown St. Pete Medical-32 trips; Pasadena Medical-96 trips; Grocery up to 50 trips; Walmart-34 trips

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34 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Local ObituariesBAER, BETTY GRINDER, 86, of St. Pete Beach, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Morton Plant Rehab Center. Born Nov. 27, 1926 in Weirton, WV, she was the daughter of George and Vera Hergovich Mraovich. Betty was a beautician, she owned and operated Bettye Hair Designers in Washington, DC. She was a member of the St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Pinellas Park. She married Leon Baer Jr. in Sept. 1990, he died in Sept. 1991. Betty is survived by one son, Gregory R. and his wife, Liz Grinder of Rockville, MD; daughter, Gina A. Hooker of Dunedin; son-inlaw, George A. Hooker of Largo; four brothers, Robert, Eli, Sam and Nick; sister, Sophia; grandchildren, George and Christopher Hooker of Florida and Gregory and Sarah Grinder of Washington, DC. Visitation will be from 2-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12th, at Moss Feaster Funeral Home-Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo. A service will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 6445 76th Ave. North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781. Online condolences may be made at www.mossfeasterlargo.com. BOYLE, CATHERINE "KAY", 93, of St. Pete Beach, passed on Sep 7, 2013. She was a devoted wife, mother (of 14), sister, and Catholic Christian. She bore much fruit for His Kingdom. She is deeply loved. Surviving her are 12 children, 24 grandchildren, and 23 greatgrandchildren and 1 sister. She was predeceased by husband of 62 years, Joseph Boyle; her sons, Daniel and James; and 11 siblings. Viewing is 10-11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13th at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Mass begins at 11 a.m. and a reception will follow in the parish hall. Internment is at Calvary please offer Masses for her or make donations to EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Rd., Irondale, AL 35210. On line memorial and guestbook www. brettfuneralhome.net. PETER J. DUFFY, SR., born July 6, 1942 in Rochester, MN, to the late Edward J. and Phyllis A. Duffy, died Sunday, September 1, 2013, in St. Petersburg, FL. "No man could have wished for a more loyal friend. Peter was a rugged man with an eloquent mind, which he shared until the very end." -Anna Duffy was educated at Rochester public schools; became a scratch pro at the Rochester Country Club; served the US Navy from 1963-1966; Winona State College graduate in 1967; graduate of the University of Minnesota, 1971, the star pupil of John Berryman; University of British Columbia, 1974, the same year in which he wrote and traveled extensively throughout specialist, and wrote his second novel, in which he interviews Ravi Shankar, Frank Zappa, and Hunter S. Thompson; 1977-79, he wrote local histories for the Minnesota Chambers of Commerce, produced children's plays, and became a critic and reviewer of music and theater for various Minnesota and Wisconsin publications; 1979-87, became writer-in-residence at the Blueberry Patch in Gulfport, FL; 1988-92, became ESL territorial educator in the Marianas and Marshall Islands; 1993-98, lived with his family in Rochester working in construction, and continued his writing endeavors as a critic of writing and theater; 1998-2013, maintained his writer-inresidence at the Blueberry Patch. "While his rants may have been disrupted at times, his passing was peaceful." -Allan "Peter Duffy was a straight shooter; he was a caretaker and an ambassador. He cared deeply about the Patch, about Dallas, about the many Patch Pals who lived the Patch mission, and about doing whatever he could to keep the Patch alive in the community. I respect him, and I will miss him dearly. Peter always welcomed me, made the time to keep me up to speed on local happenings, reasonably clean mug and some hot the mornings that he had news to share. Duffy was proud of the work he did and the place he cared for; he always had something new he was excited to tell me about or show me on those slow, quiet mornings when the Patch was on hiatus from the crowds. But it was just me, him, some cats and chickens, and the little satellite peeking through the canopy. He had a great enthusiasm and a healthy pragmatism in his daily efforts to sustain the Patch and the philosophy of love, peace, and acceptance that makes the Blueberry Patch such an integral part of Gulfport. Peter leaves it up to us to ensure that the Patch will always be the haven for freedom of expression and freedom to enjoy life, with the freedom to live our heart, and for the freedom to be who we are in togetherness. Peter, we raise our cups to you and will remember you fondly every time we gather in your garden." -Mayor Sam "Peter, or Duffy by friends, was a man of very few words; when he spoke, he always spoke of freedom, knowledge, and authority, and we listened. He was a critical thinker, an educator, a philosopher, an academic, a student, a teacher, a listener, a writer, a novelist, a poet, a creator, a reader, and a man's man. He enjoyed his beer and his cigarettes, and he was a man who brought people and ideas together to create an amazing life not only as an artist, not only for his friends, but also for himself. He lived his life to the fullest. He was the greatest ambassador that I have ever known." -Ian "I knew Duffy for only a brief period, in what was to be the twilight of his life; his welcoming attitude and kindred spirit made the handful of hours we spent together feel like I'd known him for a lifetime. He was, in an instant, an instructor, a beer buddy, a patriarch, a critic, a listener, and a friend. Duffy was a whip-smart, grouchy old cuss with a warm heart that shone far bigger and brighter than his back yard someone that any real man should aspire to be, and forever a role model for me. He never forget him." -Big Nick "When you visualize Rip Van Winkle, you visualize someone who looks like Peter Duffy, except that Duffy was awake his whole life so much so that

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 35 he became known for his quick jibes. He was irascible and humorous, curmodgeonly yet kind, ultimately unforgettable." -Cigar Tom Who survives him? His son and daughter-in-law, Peter Jr. and Miso Duffy, Osaka, Japan; brothers Edward J., Rochester, MN, and David and Neva, Stone Lake, WI; sisters Nancy A. Elkins, Bend, OR, and Mary K. and Mark James, Rochester MN; two grandsons, Taihei Duffy Dallas Bohrer and a great number of Patch Pals. What survives him are his accomplishments in literature, his kindness to children, his love of art and music, and all of his great friendships with the many people he touched.HOENSTINE, E. SAMUEL, 96, of South Pasadena, passed away Sept. 12, 2013. Survived by son, Sam; and daughter, Phebe Kerr. Service being planned for the Fountains in South Pasadena. Guestbook www. davidcgross.com David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. KING, LOUISE J., born Louise Testa, age 101, passed on September 9, 2013 at Woodside Hospice House surrounded by family. From her birth in Yonkers, New York, on August 19th, 1912 to her passing she nourished people around her with faith, food, and a lot of love. She was born to Felix and Maria Testa and was the second to oldest of four children. At a young age, Louise started interpreting for United States Immigration at the City Hall in Yonkers, NY for the Italians coming to the New World. Being able to witness marks of history from the second Industrial Revolution, WWI, WWII, the Great Depression, some of the most memorable Presidents, from televisions to cars, and the existence of the internet, which fascinated her the most on how any of it worked. She really was able to say 'I've seen it all'! She was predeceased by her husbands, Ralph A. Miele in 1967, and Robert Obituaries (con't.) Z. King in 2007. Left to honor Louise and remember her love are Louise's two children, Rose Marie Robinson and Janet ONeill; step daughter; Barbra Delgado; 3 grandchildren; Scott Ramaglia, Tammy Robinson, and Robin Gold; 9 step-grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren who will miss cookie grandma and her happy smile; 11 step great grandchildren; 4 step great-great-grandchildren; 6 nieces and nephews, 17 great nieces and nephews. She was the best mother any one could ask for, she was truly still had enough energy to handle all of the great-grandchildren. Louise will be remembered as the most loving and caring person and truly the ROCK of the family. In lieu of Woodside Hospice House in Pinellas Park, FL. NANNARIELLO, BETTY BARTLEY, 90, of St. Pete Beach, passed away Sept. 10, 2013. Betty was an actor and specialized in musical comedies. Her professional name was Betty Bartley. She movies as a child actor, played on network television, on Broadway and had leading roles in summer stock. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed. Betty is survived by three sons, William B. Hoyt and wife Mary Jane of Treasure Island, Edgar B. Krass and wife Andrea of Brandon, and Richard B. Krass of Charleston, SC; as well as six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. There will be private celebration of life at a later date. National Cremation Society. STUDGEON, MARY SUE, 79, passed away on Sept. 13, 2013 in South Pasadena. Born on Sept. 20, 1933. Florida resident for 33 years. She is survived by her children, Linda Cullen, Samuel Cullen, Mary Ann Jones, and Sandra Kardos; siblings, Gene Nugent and Sherry Inman; nieces, Janet Harris and Mary Jo Hutton and nephews, John Michael Harris, Logan Harris and Wolfgang Harris; grandchildren Bryan Cullen, Kelly O'Dell, Jamie Landis, and Nick Vasquez; 15 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Beach Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. with a reception to follow. Beach Memorial Chapel, 301 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach, 727-360-5577. Full Page Special Only $250 Full Distribution Limited Space Available One Business Per Ad Ads Must Be Paid Prior To Print Full Distribution Limited Space Available One Business Per Ad Ads Must Be Paid Prior To Print SAVE BI G 1419 49th Street S. Gulfport FL 33707 (727) 321-6965 (fax) 327-7830 advertising@thegabber.comColor $380Reserve Your Page Today

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36 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Enjoy Your ChainsNext time you go to your doctor think twice about answering the questions he (she) asks you. What you say goes into a national database for your medical records and potentially will be accessible by government bureaucrats as well as medical professionals. It's all about the electronic medical records that have been mandated for all doctors under the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare. While on the surface, it is a positive development. Nicely typed records generally beat scribbled notes and able to tap-in, electronically, to your records. The theory is that if you are hospitalized in California medical personnel there can tap into your Florida medical data base. In practice, that has not been easy to achieve. Computer program compatibility (not every doctor or hospital has the same system) is not achievable. So, while it might be easy to do this in a region or within a hospital or physicians' group, it is not so easy to do beyond that. There is also a question of information overload and whether every doctor need to see everything. Those are solvable problems. But, there's the serious matter of privacy. In spite of all the HIIPA (I'm not going to write it out) regulations about privacy, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid at the direction of the Health and Human Services Administration is creating a health database from the individual in ObamaCare. Physicians will be required to provide the information through incentives and disincentives: pay for cooperations and monetary punishment for not cooperating and complying. It's all for your own good. The government is interested in your behavior such as your sex life (number of partners, presumably past and present, diseases, infections, preferences and obsessions), alcohol use, drug and tobacco use, eating habits (think soft drinks, fatty foods and sugar), hobbies, interests, whether you own guns or knives or other harmful things, what your work is, what your leisure activities are, what you read and what you watch, what you think, how you think, what your emotional problems are, what your friends think of you, and what you think of you. Perhaps I exaggerate. But, not so much. The questions will come from the government as needed and your medical professionals will be the "voluntary" (if they want to get paid) collectors. Asking the collectors not to record your comments for the record, will subject them to the possibility of breaking the law. Government "sting" operations are very likely based upon past practices regarding Medicare and Medicaid. Refusal to answer affects your medical records and, maybe, in the future any subsidies you might receive for the purchase of government medical insurance. As for who gets to see the records, someone has to correlate the data. Consider a few things: The National Security Agency already has tapped into your communications and the Internal Revenue Service has already targeted political groups and individuals who don't agree with the liberal (they call themselves "progressives" now) agenda and hackers can hack into anything and feed the information out to whatever social media is convenient. Guess who is in charge of eligibility for ObamaCare? The IRS. Others with an interest in the data include Homeland Security, Social Security Agency, and the educational community. This is a database that will not be inviolate and makes a mockery of all the hullabaloo about privacy of medical records. In fact, it makes a mockery of individual liberties. But, hey, if you don't have anything to hide it's OK, isn't it? What to do? For starters contact your Democrat party friends and elected passed without a single Republican vote. This is the liberal-progressivedemocrat party doctrine and big brother collective government agenda in a nutshell. And so far, I don't recall a whimper of protest from elected Democrats. Maybe it is your agenda too. If so, enjoy. For the rest of us we don't enjoy the chains.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 37 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Lunch 11-3 Ron's Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast Buffet 8:30-11am S.A.L. hamburgers and hot dogs 12-3pm Steakums 1-3pm 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 Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm SAL Mtg.-6pm Pizza available all day Wednesday Dinner Special 6-8pm Trivia Bar Bingo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am727-367-1596 email post305@msn.com www.post305.orgHot dogs every day 11-5 p.m. $1. All you can eat spaghetti & meatballs every Wednesday 6-8 p.m. NEW! Trivia night Wednesdays, Music, dinner served 6-8 p.m.Golf Tournament Oct. 19. Sign up at the Post. Auxiliary meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Please join us and share your ideas. Legionnaire meetings are the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Sons of American Legion meetings are the last Monday of each month at 7 p.m. All members are welcome. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 125 is collecting donations of canned goods and toilet paper for Liberty Manor, a facility that provides housing and assistance to our homeless veterans. You can drop off donations at the American Legion, 6440 5th Ave. S., St. Pete. For more info about Liberty Manor, visit www.libertymanor.org. Hours Sunday-Friday 12pm, Saturday 11am til. Electronic bar games everyday. Fish fry last Friday of the month 5-7pm. Were always looking for new members to join our family $30 yearly or $250 Lifetime. Gil Davis 1st VC

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38 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 9/6 Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Stolen Vehicle4900 Blk 27th Ave. S. Domestic1400 Blk 60th St. S. Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Domestic3000 Blk 49th St. S. Domestic5600 Blk Newton Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Fraud/Forgery1800 Blk 49th St. S. Accident with Injuries5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Saturday 9/7 Drug CallBeach & Shore Blvds. S. Keep the Peace5200 Blk 11th Ave. S. Theft2500 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Domestic5400 Blk 29th Ave. S. Domestic5700 Blk 12th Ave. S. Hit & Run62nd St. & Gulfport Blvd. S. Sunday 9/8 Disorderly Conduct6100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Domestic5100 Blk 13th Ave. S. Theft1000 Blk 49th St. S. Drug Call52nd St. & 28th Ave. S. Vandalism5300 Blk 9th Ave. S. Civil Matter4900 Blk 10th Ave. S. Theft3000 Blk 50th St. S. Juvenile Trouble54th St. & Tangerine Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble2800 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Person Under Inuence5300 Blk 27th Ave. S. Monday 9/9 Animal Call1700 Blk 53rd St. S. Assault/Battery900 Blk 58th St. S. Panhandler5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Civil Matter3200 Blk 58th St. S. Person Under Inuence1400 Blk 49th St. S. Tuesday 9/10 Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Trafc Hazard5600 Blk 28th Ave. S. Wednesday 9/11 Neighbor Problem3000 Blk 54th St. S. Suspicious Person1800 Blk 55th St. S. Disorderly Conduct5200 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Theft900 Blk 58th St. S. Neighbor Problem2200 Blk 53rd St. S. Disturbance15th Ave. & 56th St. S. Juvenile Trouble5100 Blk 15th Ave. S. Fraud/Forgery5700 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Thursday 9/12 Civil Matter2400 Blk 58th St. S. Civil Matter49th St. & 11th Ave. S. Domestic700 Blk Gray St. S. Theft5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Neighbor Problem1700 Blk 55th St. S. Domestic5200 Blk 12th Ave. S. Burglary Vehicle5100 Blk 13th Ave. S.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 39 Try your hand at Sudoku Construction Begins! Construction on the new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in South Pasadena announced itself with green construction fencing, work trucks, and construction trailers. Thus far, the construction tent has not impeded trafc through the plaza; cars can still drive along the shops as well as access parking spots. Comedy Magic Show Enjoy a family-friendly comedy magic show with a touch of hypnosis by Cesar Domico for ages 7 and up on Thursday, September 26th at 8 p.m. at the Catherine A. Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport. Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the door. For tickets and information visit www.gulfportmagicshows.com. Bring Your own Computer Social Media Class Ever wonder what Facebook is all about? Learn how to create an account, privacy settings, share photos with family and friends or contact long lost friends. Classes are on Mondays at 10 a.m. Space is limited so you must sign up at the Senior Center by stopping in or call 893-1231. You must bring your own computer. You must be a Senior Center member and classes are free. CTK has Critical Need for Pants Sizes 6-16 Clothes To Kids has a critical need for young boys and girls pants sizes 6 to 16. Each week 500 low-income Pinellas school children shop at CTK and they want to ensure they receive a complete wardrobe. A complete wardrobe includes four pairs of shorts or long pants; thats more than 2,000 pants a week! They are asking the community to please donate gently used shorts and long pants, new pants or pants from thrift stores to help them clothe these children. CTK operates year-round and continues to clothe more than 12,000 low-income Pinellas school children each year. Clothes To Kids is a notfree clothing to low-income, schoolage children in Pinellas County, free of charge. For more information, please call 441-5050 or visit www. ClothesToKids.org. In 2012, CTK was awarded a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator.

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40 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Treasure Islettes HollyFest Fundraiser hold their annual HollyFest fall fundraiser at the Treasure Island Community Center.The $15 admission includes a noon lunch and opportunities for shopping directors theme baskets of goodies are annual highlights not to be missed. Ticket sales begin in September. Doors open at 10 a.m. Please call Millie 367-1301, Carol 360-9181 or Maudie 360-5076 for reservation/ seating/special needs. The Treasure Islettes, a womens club, founded in 1955, with an active membership drive, has six committees service to the community. Over the years the Treasure Islettes have donated over $900,000 in cash and equipment to the community. The club meets September through May at the Treasure Island Community Center usually on the fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Bingo runs (year round) every Thursday at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. at the Treasure Island Community Center. More information about membership can be obtained by calling President Marian Alton at 360-0164. A break for Childrens Cancer Center Families Several St. Petersburg ChickBeach Party on September 20 for families of the Childrens Cancer Center at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach. The Childrens Cancer Center is an organization that is designed to help children and families cope with being diagnosed with cancer or chronic blood disorders such as Sickle Cell Anemia. Approximately 200 guests are expected to attend, where they and food. We have a strong desire to give back to our community and were proud to partner with the Childrens Cancer Center, said Tony Menendez, St. Pete Beach. Tony is a supporter of the Eckerd College Alumni Club, a former baseball student/athlete and a member of the Triton Club. He is actively involved in the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Board for the annual Trees and Wreaths Festival. Tony became franchise Owner of the Chick2012. Im excited to be part of such a great community and providing delicious food and a great experience to all our guests, added Tony.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 41 South Beach Comes to CoreyJackie Smit installed remote-controlled awnings for her newly-approved outdoor seating at her bistro, Jackies on Corey. The St. Pete Beach commission granted Smit special permission to install the planters, tables, and awnings on the street. Its a little South Beach, she said of the shades. New Horizons Band Ever played a band instrument? Want to? Come to an informational meeting at Eckerd College Continuing Ed Center on Tuesday, October 1, at 7 p.m. The New Horizons Band is for adults, at all levels of musical experience. Call 727-864-8085. Zumba Class Returns Come join the party! Learn Zumba in a friendly non-intimidating atmosphere. Rachel, a professional dancer at Busch Gardens, invites all levels to an effective and fun class. Zumba meets Tuesdays from 6:307:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Recreation Center. Please contact Rachel at 419-905-5562 or rachgraham06@ yahoo.com for more information. Hawaiian Hula Dance Class Kalina will restart the Hawaiian Hula Dance classes at the Gulfport Recreation Center on Wednesdays, at 10:30 a.m. and last 60 minutes. $10 per individually paid class. This dance is for all ages, but we seem to be specializing mostly in ladies with life experience, or seniors. Kalina contest held earlier this year at the Hickman Theater; she has many years experience as a teacher and performer. For more information please contact Kalina at 727251-0424.

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42 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Being Neighborly Photo by Shelly Wilson The Gulfport Neighbors, a volunteer group of locals on a mission to inspire, motivate and unite neighbors in order to improve the quality of life in Gulfport, were back in action for a beach cleanup last Saturday morning, aided by Council member Michael Fridovich and Mayor Sam Henderson. Though the city does twice weekly cleanups of the beach, the Gulfport Neighbors help to augment the citys efforts with extra monthly, volunteer-driven sweeps of the beach, its playground and pavilions, as well as the 49th Street corridor. noting that there was less trash than usual, and fewer cigarette butts near the playground. We have made a dent, said Gulfport Neighbor Rose-Marie Seawall, and its a lot better. ArtsAlive Free Museum Day St. Petersburg shines the spotlight on its vibrant arts and cultural scene with a celebration of the arts featuring the annual ArtsAlive 2013 Free Museum Day on Saturday, September 28. For this once-a-year event, admission is free to several museums* and cultural attractions in St. Petersburg designated the #1 Arts Destination among mid-size cities and Americas Top ArtPlaces 2013. ArtsAlive Free Museum Day hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and participating venues include the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum, Florida Holocaust Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Museum of History, The Dali Museum*, Creative Clay Cultural Art Center, Morean Arts Center, Morean Glass Studio and Hot Shop, Morean Center for Clay, and the Chihuly Collection** on Beach Drive. For special events, discounts, galleries and exhibition details, visit www.stpete.org/artsalive. For more free downtown art experiences, visitors may drop in at any of the many galleries (see list at www.stpetearts.org). The Florida Craftsmen Gallery, where there is never an admission fee, will offer a special gift shop discount of 10 percent off with a minimum purchase of $25 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on September 28 only. The Morean Glass Studio and Hot Shop features live artist demonstrations at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. The city encourages visitors to park in city garages downtown and ride the St. Petersburg Trolley Downtown Looper or Central Avenue Trolley. The trolleys will be stopping at or near most downtown ArtsAlive venues. ArtsAlive is produced by the city of St. Petersburg and participating arts organizations in conjunction with the national Smithsonian Free Museum Day. Visit www.stpete.org/ artsalive for museum restrictions and complete details. Please note these two restrictions: Free admission to The Dali Museum will be limited to Pinellas County residents only. ** Admission to the Chihuly Collection is $1 for everyone.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 43 Cool in the Pool Photo by Shelly Wilson Malina Edwards, 6, and sister Mariah, 5, took on the massive super slide at St. Pete Beach Aquatic Centers water carnival last Saturday morning, where kids were welcome to enjoy carnival games, water activities and even a treasure hunt. Its really awesome that they did this, said mother Heather, who was excited to discover the Centers heated pool just, as she said, other pools would start getting a little too cold for us Floridians. Beginners Spanish Class You know youve wanted to speak Spanish, now is the time to do it! Commit for six Mondays and you will be able to understand, speak and read basic Spanish. All the tools are provided for you to have a good foundation to encourage you to continue studying and practicing the language youll learn to love. Please join them for the Spanish beginner classes every Monday from 3-4 p.m. at the Gulfport Recreational Center. The series runs for six weeks (ends October 14th) so put this on your calendar. All materials are provided in the cost of $10 per person, per class. Want to know more about the class? Visit: www. conversationalspanishnow.com. No prior sign up needed. These dates are not convenient now? The class repeats again starting October 21st for another six weeks.

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44 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 A Whole Auto LovePhoto by Shelly Wilson People take a lot of time with these things, said Henry Cross, of North Carolina, as he admired the electric blue 1969 Chevy Camaro SS. An avid car lover, Cross lamented only that he did not have his own restored 1972 Camaro Z28 to show off at the Corey Avenue Car and Truck show last Saturday on St. Pete Beach. A lot of love goes into these cars. Indeed, the car and truck love was apparent as enthusiasts wandered Corey, taking in everything from antique corvettes and mustangs to tricked-out Jeeps and Beetles. Attend a Rain Barrel Workshop A Rain Barrel Workshop will be offered on Saturday, September 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE in St. Petersburg. Brian Niemann, a Florida-Friendly Landscaping agent for Pinellas County Extension, will share techniques on building, painting and caring for rain barrels. The interactive class will offer hands-on instruction, with tips on painting and decorating individual rain barrels. Participants can buy a rain barrel for $25, paid for on the registration website. The class is free but registration is required by Wednesday, September 18. Register at https://2013rainwaterharvesting. eventbrite.com/. Call 727-453-6524. To learn more about Weedon Island Preserve and its upcoming programs and events, call 727-453-6500. To register for programs and events visit www.weedonislandpreserve. org. Videos featuring Weedon Island Preserve can be viewed at www. youtube.com/pcctv1. Come Join the Historical Dog Parade Historical Society will make fourlegged Gulfportians part of its annual birthday bash. On Saturday, October 12 at 10:30 a.m., every Gulfport annual historic doggy parade. Bring your best friend and let Gulfport historians photograph him or her for future generations. This parade will be a fun celebration of our pets, and with Halloween just a few weeks away, pets and owners in and out of costume alike will be welcomed. The walk costs nothing, although for can get a goody bag. A photographer will record the parade and every subsequent one so future generations can see Gulfports dogs of today. The Gulfport Historical Society seeks small donations for the goody bags. If you or your business have any pet (or human) related items for the goody bags,call 323-2892

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 45 Heard About Town Things are moving and shaking on St. Pete Beach... perhaps the biggest news is that the beach could soon have a new hardware store. The old St. Pete Beach Hardware (320 75th Avenue) has a new owner one who, according to workers milling about the building, established a hardware store in 1985. The building changed hands a month ago and we will keep you posted.... Over on Corey, Jackies Bistro (338 Corey) has her outdoor dining in place, just Wal-Mart plods along in South Pasadena, with construction trailers moving in for the rehab of the old Publix building, and the Blockbuster is selling all its DVDs as it closes a location in the same plaza... a worker at the Sarasota Trader Joes told us that management told him in a recent staff meeting that TJs plans to open a grocery St. Petersburg, but has no solid plans yet. Beginning Digital Camera Workshop Do you want to learn how to take great shots with your digital camera? The Gulfport Public Library is now accepting participants for the upcoming Digital Camera Workshop on Saturday, October 5 at 2 p.m. Sign up today as spots are limited to 15 participants. Please visit the Gulfport Public Library Reference desk, 5501 28th Avenue S., to pre-register or call 727-893-1073. YMCA Diabetes Prevention Did you know that reducing your body weight by just 7% and increasing your physical activity can greatly reduce your risk of developing a host of chronic diseases? The YMCA of Greater St Petersburg has joined forces with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Medicare to help seniors take control of their health. Gulfport Senior Center is the latest organization to begin offering the YMCA classes to make it easier for local seniors to take advantage classes began Tuesday, September 17th at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center at 3:30 p.m. Participants work together to lose a modest amount of weight, increase their physical activity and create healthy habits that can reduce risks of diabetes, cancer, heart disease and erectile dysfunction. Classes meet for one hour a week for 16 weeks and are followed up by monthly maintenance meetings. All classes are led by a trained Lifestyle Coach. Participants are eligible for a complimentary membership to the YMCA throughout the initial 16 week session. Do you qualify? For more information call Shelley Swapp at 727-895-9622 ext. 219 or sswapp@stpeteymca.org. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r

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46 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 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 Circus McGurkis Seeks Vendors Circus McGurkis is scheduled for Saturday, October 26th, from 9 a.m. til 4 p.m. at Lake Vista Park in St. Petersburg. This is the 42nd Anniversary of the annual peace education celebration produced by the St. Petersburg Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Organizers are actively seeking participants and vendors for this years event. Registration is required for you to participate as a vendor or community group. Individuals or groups wishing to have exhibit space at Circus McGurkis may obtain a registration form on-line at www.circusmcgurkis.org or request a registration form by calling the Circus McGurkis information line at 727-346-8598 or e-mail to QuakerCircusMcGurkis@gmail.com Children, schools and non-selling, items for a $35 registration fee. The registration fee for all other vendors is $50. Registration forms and fees must be received postmarked by October 15th. After that date, you must register the day of the event and all fees are an additional $10. Visit www.circusmcgurkis.org for site logistics and expectations the organizers have of the participants and vendors at the event. Also known as the Peoples Fair, admission to Circus McGurkis is free and all are welcome. See a Free Screening of Senior Olympics Documentary Menorah Manor is hosting a free community screening of the awardwinning documentary Age of Champions at the Inn on the Pond and the Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center followed by a discussion about A screening will be held Tuesday, October 15th at The Inn on the Pond at 2010 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater, at 6:30 p.m. Another screening will be held Thursday, October 17 at the Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center at 255 59th Street N., St. Petersburg, at 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP by calling 727-302-3710 or emailing rsvp@ menorahmanor.org; be sure to mention which location you will be attending. Age of Champions is the uplifting leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You will meet a 100 year-old tennis champion, 86 year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers who battle to overcome the limitations of age and discover the resilience of the human spirit. ovation at the prestigious Silverdocs Film Festival and has since been shown at more than 500 venues around the world. The Washington Post inspiring and its characters have been featured in major media outlets including ABC, CBS, PBS, and NPR. ageofchampions.org.

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 47 No One Gives a CrapAt the end of the day, if it isnt about ducks, apparently no one gives a crap. And since this column was supposed to focus on how the city is failing to repair an alarmingly damaged sewer system, the no one gives a crap part isnt just whistling Dixie. But in the end, if it isnt ducks, or dogs, or chickens, no one cares. I wish that werent true, but it seems, increasingly, if it isnt about ducks, we dont care. See, heres what happened: I went to the Horse and Jockey to verify that theyd reopened after a six month hiatus where I couldnt buy a Scotch Egg anywhere, and I started talking to a neighbor about the citys sewers and why only about three people cared that they were on the brink of collapse. Half jokingly, she pointed out that no one seemed to notice city issues that were not duck-related. I started to laugh at that, but midchortle, a woman Id never met before approached our table and interrupted with, Youre talking about ducks. You must be with the Gabber. We spent the next seven minutes discussing duck-related issues. I and how she felt about their current state of disrepair, and she developed a pressing need to be elsewhere. And so this is my life now: Duckopalypse. But even worse? People really do seem to care more about ducks than they do the sewers which, seriously, are a far bigger problem. No one listens to Don Sopak, our public works director, when he says that the entire system needs replacing. Please pay attention here; I promise to resume all duck-related reporting in short order. No one out there seems to care if the sewers fail, and that disturbs me. Because sewage collection, treatment, and disposal, like clean water and trash collection, doesnt make the top ten list of hot topics for many folks. Well, thats not quite true talk about raising the utility bill rates and people freak out. I heard quite a bit of complaining this Tuesday night at the Gulfport city council meeting from people who didnt want the city to raise their water or sewer rates and it made me want to scream. I mean, come on, folks, were living on the edge of paradise. This isnt Syracuse or Cincinnati; we live in Florida, moments from the gorgeous sand of the barrier islands. We have roughly 25,000 days of sunshine every year; we wear shorts on Christmas. It doesnt get much better than this. People save their whole lives to retire here. Why should any of us get to live here as cheaply as people who live in misery in the blizzards of the north? Paradise should have a price tag, especially when we tax our environment to live in paradise. Thats why I wholeheartedly support a dramatic rate increase in water, sewer, and trash in Gulfport. By dramatic, I mean I would support doubling or tripling the rates. See, county. Pinellas County has no water sources inside its borders. We take water at a price, of course from Pasco and Hillsborough counties. We dont have enough water to support our bloated needs take a look at the lush green grass you see during even the hottest months and yet when were asked to pay a couple dollars more, we balk. We fume at the idea that we have to pay for safe, clean water, or that it costs money to take it away and clean it when weve contaminated it with last nights indulgences. Look, its the law of supply and want to remain so, no one dares use out how to pay for paradise. You want to live cheap? Move to Nebraska. No offense, Nebraska, but you dont have a lot else to offer. Down here, we have sun-drenched beaches, emerald water, and high utility bills. Thats because we have too many people here, using resources not readily accessible. More than that, though, complaining about high utility bills just makes us sound like spoiled Americans. I realize we could provide things cheaper, if our wholesaler St. Petersburg would allow it. Which they wont, but that shouldnt matter. Water is a limited resource, and cleaning up either. We can no longer inject raw sewage into wells, which we used to do, because the state scientists can seep into our water supply. We had to build plants to treat it before Given what you get safe water and reasonably environmentally sound practices that deal with sewage and garbage Gulfport should charge more. The average utility customer will see less than a $10 increase this year. For that low price, we get peace of mind. Except, of course, that those aging sewer lines are still out there, not doing too well. Im not telling secrets: Mr. Sopak never misses a chance to remind council the lines need repair. Honestly, I am amazed no one stood up at the council meeting and demanded the city use sewers now. After all, when the sewers fail, where will the ducks go the bathroom? Please send all duck and sewer related correspondence to CathySalutsri@theGabber.com.

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48 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. Why Buy-Sell Agreements are Important (Part 1) If you own a company and have a partner or partners, have you ever considered what would happen should one of you die? Hopefully, you won't have to face this situation, but if you do, a buysell agreement can allow for the continuance of the company as for you, your partner(s), and your family. A buy-sell agreement not only protects against the death of protection if a partner retires, resigns or becomes disabled. Let's look at a situation where there was no buysell agreement in place. Ms. Smith and Mr. Gonzales are equal partners of XYZ Services Company. They have determined that XYZ is worth $2 million. They each own $1 million of ABC stock and they each draw an annual salary of $150,000. When Mr. Gonzales died, his stock worth $1 million will pass to his estate. However, the stock will pay no dividends because all earnings are retained by XYZ. Therefore, Mr. Gonzales' family will be left with a non-income producing and illiquid asset. Mr. Gonzales' only return from XYZ was his salary which, of course, ceased upon his death. The Gonzales family could appeal to Ms. Smith to pay dividends on the stock, but why would Ms. Smith want to pay dividends? Salaries are a tax-deductible business expense but dividends are not. Also, dividends would have to be paid on all outstanding shares, including those held by Ms. Smith. Ms. Smith also has a potential problem. The Gonzales family holds half of XYZ's stock--what effect will this have on the long-term development plans of the business? Another problem that the Gonzales family and Ms. Smith have is how to determine the value of XYZ stock. An interest in a closely held company is often an unmarketable asset and placing a value on the stock for estate tax purposes could factors affect the fair market value of a closely held business, including general business trends, the outlook condition of the company and its earnings power. While Ms. Smith and Mr. Gonzales may have felt they knew the value of XYZ's stock before Mr. Gonzales died, unless the value is in a formal agreement the taxation authorities are likely to get closely involved in the valuation of XYZ's stock and try to justify its highest value. The valuation of the stock will create Gonzales estate. The executor will likely want to place the lowest value on the stock in order to minimize estate tax liability. However, estate taxation is not the only concern when placing a value on a closely held business. The step-up in cost basis that is afforded to all capital assets at death can result in no income tax being imposed on the sale following death. This has to be scrutinized rather closely in light of the estate tax rate that would be paid if the value of the business was increased. If an agreement on the value of XYZ's stock cannot be reached, the matter may have to be resolved in court, wasting considerable time and money. A properly designed buy-sell agreement can help prevent many of these problems. It can provide liquidity for the family of the deceased, ensure the continuance of the company, and establish the value of the company's stock. In our next article, we will explore together how a buy-sell agreement between Ms. Smith and Mr. Gonzales would lessen some of the uncertainties in their business relationship as well as provide for an orderly transition of the business upon Mr. Gonzales' death. 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 a consult an attorney. P ASADENA PET MOTELOpen 7 Days A W eek This petite young cat was rescued with three one-week old kittens. Her kittens have all been adopted and now Black Beauty is ready for a loving home, too. She sleeps on the bed with her foster mom and jumps on her lap, too. This sleek dogs and children. She will shine and show her love best in a quiet household. To meet this lovely girl with exquisite gold eyes, call a SOS volunteer at 727 545-1116. Other wonderful adoptable cats may be seen on SOS website saveourstraysinc.com. Save Our Strays

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 49 Attorney/Legal DIVORCE $99 CHILD SUPPORTCustody Bankruptcy, Evictions, Wills, Trusts, Social Secuirty Benets and More! Call Today. 727768-2283. Automotive Service POWER WINDOW & LOCK REPAIRMobile, licensed, guaranteed, call for free estimates. Save $20 mention this ad. AllPowerAuto.com 727-322-3050 Caregivers CNA IN HOME-Live-in/Live-out. Dr. Appt. Personal Care, Meal Prep, Light Housekeeping, Errands. References, Experience. Call Elza 727-455-2595. MALE NURSELive in/Out. Reasonable Rates, FT/PT. 727-545-5083. AFFORDABLE, RELIABLE HHAS, CNASand Home Makers for Meal Preparation, Laundry, Light Housekeeping, Dr Appointments 727-424-1979 Established 1985. Lic #5969. Cleaning/Housekeeping GERMAINE HOUSEKEEPINGWe do What You Dont Want to. Friendly, Prompt, Courteous and Affordable Service. Local References. 20yrs. Exp. Call 727-5574247. 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. Computer Service TRUTECH SOLUTIONS 727-343-2838In-Home Services: Internet Security, Training, Virus & SpyWare Removal, Maintenance & Repair, Data Recovery. (PC & Mac). COMPUTER REPAIR-Maintenance, Wireless, Tutor, Virus Removal, etc. Fast service, Reasonable Rates. Services apply to all Microsoft/ Apple devices, iPads, Smart Phones. Call Bob 727-656-0435. Electrical AC ELECTRIC 727-345-3108Over 30 years. Experience. Residential & Commercial. New or Remodel work, Service Upgrades, Lightning Arrestors, Fans and Lighting Installed. State License #ER0007653.B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONSWe Have the Solutions to Your Electrical Needs. Lightning Protection. Fuses to Breakers, All Electrical Repairs & Installation. Senior Discounts. ER#13012577. 727-512-4250. Handy Person CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.Houses, Window Washing, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm Trees, Trim/Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. CARPENTER DEPENDABLE!Have Tools Will Travel Trustworthy. Doors, Decks/Eaves/Rotted Wood, Etc. 25 Year Gabber Advertiser. Free Estimates, Lic. C-5754. 727-821-9973. EXTREME HANDYMANSmall, Big, All Jobs. Affordable Rates, Friendly Reliable Service. 25 Years Experience in Most Fields. Call Jamie, 727-254-1392. ALL AROUND HOME REPAIR-Quality Work at Affordable Rates. Many Years of Experience. Free Estimates. Dont Fuss, Call Gus! 727-644-6194. Accounting PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. I WILL KEEP YOUR HOUSE NICE& Clean! Licensed with 20yrs Experience. Prompt, Courteous Service. Call Maria 727-565-8705 or 727-527-5827.We Dont Cut Corners... We Clean Them!Lisas Cleaning Homes & Ofces, Pet/Plant Care. License #2557 References. Free Esti mates. 727-644-9339. Cleaning/Housekeeping Computer Service

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50 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 Home Improvement A OLD TIME ROOFING CO. Residential, Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Specialists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let A Old-Timer Do It! For all Veterans up to $450* Rebate. Licensed RCC0051451 and Insured. 824-9996. Call for Details. CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK WORKDriveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Additions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experience. 727-418-1701. RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Window Screens, Pool Cages, Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hurricane Windows/Screens, Concrete Slabs, Sot/Facia. Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-4300. RX11066857. Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning ABOVE ALL ROOFINGLocated at 5005 18th Ave. S., Gulfport. Eu ropean Craftsmanship. Lic.#CCC1326212. Ofce: 727-360-0500, Ollie: 727-458-4355, Jacek: 727-686-2875. WALLPAPER REMOVAL, ETC. Wooden Sash Window Reglazing and Repair. Reliable, Reasonable Rates, Free Estimates. Clean, Honest. Call Tom, 727-343-2702.WALL & CEILING REPAIRS/PAINTINGInterior/Exterior, Drywall/Plaster/Stucco, Tex ture, Wallpaper & Popcorn Removal, Insured. Over 30yrs. Exp. #C4672 References. 15% Off 727-458-4209. Home Improvement

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 51 EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 25 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792. Lic.#C8312. BBB Accredited. 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 ALL LAWN & LANDSCAPING-Property Maintenance. To Many Services to List. Florida Certied. Call Tony 727-639-2199 or 727-3471123. 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. Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. BOBS HAULING & CLEAN-UPS-Have dump truck, will haul anything. Better prices, better service. 727-460-0327. Painting WHEN QUALITY COUNTS-Trust Masters Painting. Making happy customers for 30yrs. Pressure Cleaning, Honest, Reliable. 727-3441674. References/Guaranteed. Lic.#C4749. PINNIX PAINTING INC.Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. Plumbing PLUMBING REMODEL SERVICERemodel, Repair, Faucet, Heater, Toilets. Lic# CFC58081 APRIMESOURCE Services. 727-253-9231 LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. SMALL JOB PLUMBINGSeniors Discounts, CFC1427888 Low Rates 727-522-2508. MasterCard/Visa. Miscellaneous Service DONT LET MEMORIES BE FORGOTTENWe give solutions for your old photos, newspapers, VHS, VHS-C, 8mm, 16mm, mini DV, Super 8, Hi-8s & Betamax. Convert them to digital format before they become too damaged. 727-348-1865. Lawn/Landscape Lawn/Landscape Plumbing Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r

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52 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 SERVERS BARTENDER COOKS PT/FT(full liquor bar) Open Availability. Must have Great Personality. Immediate Openings. McNallys 923 72nd St. N. HOUSEKEEPER/HOMEMAKERGood Pay. Part Time on Call. References, Background Check and Car a Must! RENT-A-HAND. Lic# 5842. 347-3424. PROFESSIONAL CRAFTERSWork at Home. Contract Work: Requires $40 Materials Fee, Glue Gun & Transport a Must. J&K Novelty, 727-527-1816 DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUSGreat Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises, 1-888567-4853. MAIDS FOR BUSY ESTABLISHEDCompany, Excellent Rate Of Pay, Drivers License Preferred, Beach Location. 727-363-1074. GENERAL ASSISTANT-Personal, Domestic (inside & Out). Ofce, Errands, Some Travel. Must have Reliable Transportation, Credit Card and be Bondable. Send resume to ildexter@aol.com TWO POSITIONS PART TIME-House keeper, Front Desk for Beach Resort. Weekends Required St. Pete Bch. 727-367-5696 Ex.0.VISITING ANGELSMature companions, homemakers, CNAs needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule. Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034. Automotive 1998 JEEP CHEROKEE-Runs Good. $2000. Call or Text 727-709-2774.ABC JUNK CARSWeve Paid the Most Cash For Junk & Unwanted Vehicles for Over a Decade Now. No Lies Just Honest Business. So Call us First or Call us Last, but Call Us! 727-458-7710 NEED CASH NOW? TOP DOLLAR PAIDFor Junk Cars! All Years, Makes, Models. Running or Not. Title or Not. 727-253-5190 or 727400-1237. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965. Computers/Electronics CELL PHONE SAMSUNG SGH-A867-Earbuds w/mic, Car Charger, House Charger, USB Cable Belt Clip. Very Good Condition. $50. 405-250-1895. Furniture/Appliances 18CF KENMORE REFRIGERATORWhite, $125. GE Micorwave, Countertop, $35. Call after 3p.m. 570-417-4001. General GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. PARTY DRESSES-Special Occasion or Halloween. Roaring 20s, Black, Beaded Size 4, $50, Black Beaded XL, $25. Sacrice! 8659009. CHERRY WOOD DRAWING TABLE-& Drafting Chair. Top 4ft. x 3ft, adjustable to 45 degree angle $100. obo 727-321-5868. Marine BOAT SLIPS FOR RENT-From 25 to 55 Sail of Power. $7.55/F. Easy Access to Gulf. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach 727-641-6465.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 Grooming workshop Saturday August 31st 11:00am. 3 FREE KITTENSCall 727-327-7361. Wanted MEDIUM TO LARGE BIRDCAGECancer patient needs this donated. Call 727-324-9847. Legal Notices PLACE YOUR AD HERE$15.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965. BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR-Catering Services for the Kidz World Preschool, a Child Care Center Located in Pinellas County, Florida, to Provide 125 Meals (hot breakfast, lunches & snacks). Bid packets and Specication may be Obtained at the Center Located at 50 50th St. So. St. Pete and/or Call 727-3226316. Bids will be Opened at the Above Address on 9/30/13 at 2:00pm. Yard/Garage Sale ESTATE SALE SATURDAY 9-2No Early Birds! Town Shores Hampton106. Lots of Stuff! BON VOYAGE SALE-Plants, Pots, Books, Housewares, some Furniture, Decorative Accents, Christmas Items. 2607 54th St. S. Saturday 9/21 9am.-3pm. SATURDAY 8-2 10209 3RD SE. E.Treasure Island. Great Deals! MULTI FAMILY SALE-Saturday 8am.-3pm. 1132 Essex Dr. N. (1 block off Tyrone blvd). Lots of Misc. KENNETH CITY ANNUAL FLEA-Market. Saturday Sept. 21st. 8am.-3pm. 4600 58th St. N. Corner of 46th Ave. & 58th St. N. 727-3454323 for Info. ESTATE SALEGreat Bargains, everything going cheap! Furniture, yard equipment & misc. Saturday, 9-? 625 66th St. N. ANTIQUE CUCKOO CLOCK-Art, Nascar Figures & Bar Light, Wicker Vanity, Costume Jewelry & More! Saturday 8am. Turn right off Park St. N. on to 9th Ave. N. (follow signs). Help Wanted Automotive Pets/Animals

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Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 53 BLACK RAY-BAND PRESCRIPTIONGlasses found in front of Shelter #4 at Gulfport Beach. Turned them in to Gulfport Police Dept. Card of Thanks NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wickedness and Snares of the Devil. May God Rebuke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Comfort Me in My Difculties and While Lodging in the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have Innite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You (Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Overcome All Difculties as You Did the Dragons at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times). This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Succession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Matter How Difcult, Before the Termination of 9 Tuesdays. G.B. PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never Known to Fail) Oh, most beautiful ower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help me and show me here you are my mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to secure me into my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3) times. Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3) times. Say this prayer for three consecutive days and then you must publish and it will be granted to you. M.C.B. PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has never been known to fail. This novena must be said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. R.S. TOWN SHORES NOTTINGHAM-2BR/2BA. 1120sqft, 2nd oor standard unit. Galley Kitchen 16.5x8 Florida room. CH/A, Covered Carport, Unfurnished. $875/Mo. Yearly Lease. No Pets/Smoking 727-345-3221. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. FIVE TOWNS CONDO5660 80th St. N. #206 55+, Extremely clean, bright, well cared for 2BR/1-1/2BA Condo. Updated kitchen. 2nd oor. Close to elevator and parking. $700/mo. AvaIable Nov. 1st. Great management, Call Sandy 727-418-2242 FIVE TOWNS 2BR/2BA-Unit in Princeton Bldg. 55+ Community. (6188 80th St. N. #211). Bright and Clean End Unit, 1360sqft. Including Laundry/Storage room with W/D. Balcony Over looking Lake. Includes Gas for Cooking and Heating, Cable, 1 Carport, Use of Six Pools and Many Amenities. $900/Mo. 727480-0793. AMAZING EXECUTIVE TRI-LEVELTown house, 3BR/2BA/2CG. Spacious Open Plan with Great Views. Property sits right on the 5th hole of PYCC. $1700/Mo. Must see this Very Special home in a Great Community. 727-6887337. PRIVATE ROOM WITH-Bath for Rent in Gulfport/Beach Area. No Smoking/Pets. Prefer Senior Man. All Utilities Included plus Cable TV. $500/Mo. plus $200/Cep. 727-644-6194. ANNUAL 1BR/1.5BA TOWN SHORESDiplomat. Beautiful Bay View. Excellent Condition, Remodeled, Great Closets. Furnished/ Unfurnished, Cat Friendly, 55+, Non-Smoker. $1100/Mo. 917-597-6669. 1843 52ND ST. S.-Unfurnished House in Gulfport. Charming 2BR/1BA. Washer/Dryer Hookup. Enclosed Privave Courtyard. Off St. Parking. No Section 8. Credit/Background Check. No Smoking. $695/Mo. 727-418-2242. DUPLEX-2206 53rd St. S. 1BR plus enclosed porch. Tile thru-out. Freshly painted. $675/mo. plus $500 security. Includes W/S/G. Call 727452-5942. MOTEL/APTS.-$250/Wkly Includes Everything. Swimming Pool, Quiet, Very Clean, Across from Water on St. Pete Bch. Good Drug Free Tenants. 727-410-6599. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need PT Computer Tutor, Possible live-in. 727-418-4548. LARGE 1BR/1BA-Recently Updated, Near Stetson. $600/Mo., $600 Dep. Non-Smoking, No Pets, Background Credit Check Required. 727-482-4677. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965.$525 $100 OFF 1ST MO.1BR/1BA, Central Air, newly painted, very clean. Large livingroom & eating area. Large walk-in closet. Small Pet w/fee. 727-348-4833. STUDIO APARTMENT REMODELEDFenced-in Yard. Quiet. Parking. Includes WIFI, Electric, Water, Cable, $625/Mo. + Security. No Pets. 727-916-0916. MAY THE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored, gloried, loved, and preserved throughout the world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for ni net days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer. Thank You, Jesus. T.A.B. Lost & Found Happy Talk Real Estate for Rent

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54 Gabber September 19 September 25, 2013 GULFPORT LARGE REMODELED-1BR $675/Mo. Includes WSG, Laundry on-site. New Tile throughout, New Countertops, Fresh Paint. Also Carpeted 1BR $625/Mo. 727-3454875. 5945 FAIRFIELD AVE. S.1BR Apt. $550/Mo. & Security. 727-710-0776. GULFPORT STUDIO APT.$595/Mo. plus Electric. W/S/G included. Small private yard. Nice quiet neighborhood. Background Check. 216-536-4727. Furnished Rentals WATERFRONT-BAY ISLAND-Tastefully Furnished 1BR/1BA Condo, Heated Pools, Gated, Adult, Yearly Lease, The Sun Team, 727345-0099. TOWN SHORES HAMPTON-Furnished waterfront corner unit, 1300 sq. ft. 2BR/2BA, walk-in shower. New appliances, free cable. $1450/mo. 727-577-2127. Accommodations to Share UNFURNISHED IN-LAW-Quarters. Private Entrance, Carport. 2BR/1.5BA, Kitchenette, Attached Screened-in Deck, Separate Patio Area. House and Grounds Secure. No Smoking, Pets or Children. Mature, Quiet, Clean Female Preferred. Application fee $50. and Background check Require. $650/Mo. with Security and Half of Electric. Cable, Wi, Water, Garage included. 727-385-6866. Commercial Properties Rent OFFICE SUITE-332 49th St. S. 777sqft., Excellent Location, 2 Private Ofces, Secretary and Break Areas. Lighted Roof Sign, Parking $750/Mo. Call Jack 727-647-7899. Vacation Rentals FULLY FURNISHED GULFPORT 2BR/1BAHouse. Private Yard, Parking. Includes Water, Cable Internet, Electric. 10 minutes from All Fun. Available Oct, Nov. & Dec. Just Bring your Bathing Suit and Food! 727-327-0993, 727-873-8171. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE RENTAL-In/near Arts District. Large 2BR/1BA, or 3BR/2BA. Two responsible retired women with cat. Excellent References, call 727-902-2838. Real Estate for Sale FIVE TOWNS 2BR/2BA-Bright & light Corner Unit in 2 Story Bldg. Family room, Over 1600 heated Sqft. Large inside Laundry. 55+ Community $100,000. Margit Kaitar, COLDWELL BANKER 727-545-5634. MOBILE HOME PASADENA XWIDESun room, living room, kitchen, dining room, 2 baths. Good condition. Upgraded electrical, plumbing+ new H20 heater, oors, roof. Pick your interior paint colors. Best unit for privacy. Asking $9,870. Park approval required. Drive By 112. Call for appt. 727-347-3555. SEMINOLE BLOCK POOL HOME3BR/2BA. Great Location near Mamas Kitchen. Asking $115,000. Divorce, Avoiding Foreclosure. All Offers Considered. 727-343-7627. PARADISE SHORES CONDO-55+, No Pets, Gated Community, 1st r. 2BR/1BA, Florida room, New Furnace, Floors, Painted. Ready to Move in. A Low HOA includes, Cable, Heat, Water, Garbage, Pool, Rec. Room. Close to Beaches and Wonderful People. $42,000 727343-4728. Real Estate for Rent Real Estate Wanted Real Estate for Sale

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