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Book Donated
in Honor of
Skyway Survivor
Elizabeth Maclntire and
her daughter Donna recently
donated the book "S.k\\ .iy" to
the Gulfport Library.
The donation was to honor
husband and father Wesley
Maclntire, the sole survivor
of the 1980 k'1.i, Bridge
Disaster.
The Travel Channel rated
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Being Neighborly

















By Cathy Salustri
Think of the Gulfport Neighbors as community superheroes.
When one Gulfportian realized a local family had run into
trouble and, as a result, their home had fallen into disrepair,
the Gulfport Neighbors came to the rescue, entreating fellow
Gulfportians to donate their time and expertise to help their
neighbors even if they'd never met them.
"Serious illness caused them to fall in some hard times,"
Neighbors Vice President Margarete Tober said Saturday
morning. Almost 20 people donated part of their Saturday
to help paint the house. Home Depot donated the paint,
the Citgo donated Cuban sandwiches, and Stella's, Marsha
Warner and McDonald's also donated food.
See Neighbors, page 6


Dan Liedtke
Takes Second
Term Unopposed
Three of Gulfport's five
elected officials "win" their
seat without opposition.
By Cathy Salustri
Despite posts to the contrary
on the Gabber's "Gulfport Ideas
and Opinions" Facebook group,
when the qualifying period
for Gulfport elections closed
Monday afternoon, not one
candidate submitted paperwork
to run against the Ward One
incumbent.
Dan Liedtke, who won the seat
two years ago by nine votes, will
keep the Ward One seat.
"I think there are a lot of
reasons why no one stepped
forward to make it a race for
Ward One," he told the Gabber
Monday afternoon. "But I am
not going to spend any time
thinking about that. I am only
looking forward and want to
continue working as a team
member with the rest of the
council and city staff on things
that will improve Gulfport."
With no one challenging the
current vice mayor for his
Ward One seat, three of the five
elected officials sitting on the
dais come March will not have
had a challenger, although
Councilman Liedtke did usurp
incumbent David Hastings
in the previous Ward One
election.
"This city should be ashamed
of its lack of interest in
the operation of its city
government," seasonal resident
Nancy Kelly said on the
"Gulfport Ideas and Opinions"
page. "Very ashamed!"
Vice Mayor Liedtke remained
optimistic.
"[] believe there are more good
things to come," he said.










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6 p.m. on the Tangerine Greenway,
49th St. and 18th Ave. S. in Gulfport.
Early registration costs $15, or
$20 at the gate. Gates will open at
7 a.m. Over 60 awards will be given.
Event also features food, games, live
entertainment and a large kiddy
area.
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Street South Business Association at
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Gulfport, FL 33707
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South Pasadena
Holiday Tree Lighting
The City of South Pasadena's
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will
be held on Friday, December 13th at
6:30 p.m. at Galatea Garden, 7015
Sunset Drive S. Music and songs
will be provided by Pasadena
Fundamental School. Refreshments
will follow at Maynard A. Duryea
Bay View Park. Everyone is invited
to join in the festivities!
For more information call City Hall
at 727-347-4171.

Boca Ciega Yacht
Club's Boat Parade
Boca Ciega Yacht Club's Annual
Christmas Boat Parade will be held
on Saturday, December 14th at
6 p.m. Sail or power boats are
welcome and the event is open to
the public. Entry fee is two more
unwrapped toys or check to purchase
toys for Gulfport's Operation Santa.
Sign up early on the form posted
at the club's bulletin board at 4600
Tifton Drive S. in Gulfport. Entry


Gulfport Little League, Presents Breakfast with Santa

Hosted by: Pia's Trattoria Gulfport
December 21,2013 9am -11am

Please come out and have a jolly ole time with Santa.
You can have your picture taken and eat a gourmet breakfast.
All you can eat: eggs, toast, sausage, bacon,
pancakes, Italian frittata, juice and coffee.
Meet the new 2013-2014 Little League board members.
Don't forget to bring your Christmas list for Santa!



Breakfast Price:

$10 adults

Sata $5 children
(age 10 and under)




All proceeds go to Gulfport Little League to help fund new concession equipment,
baseball /soft ball equipment, uniforms and pay for charter. For more Information,
call Fundraising Officer Denise Lowe 813-325-8637

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forms will be passed out the night
of the parade. There will be prizes
for every participating boat, holiday
drinks and festivities. Bring finger
foods to share. There is a kipl-c's
meeting at 5 p.m., boats start lining
up in the bay at 5:30 and the parade
starts at 6 p.m. Visit sailbcyc.org
for call Chairperson Capt. Richard
Walters at 727-235-9070.

Campfire and
Hayrides with Santa
Ho ho ho! It's time to celebrate
the holiday season with hayrides
through the wooded campgrounds
and s'mores by the campfire with
Santa. Families and friends, join
them on Friday, December 13th
from 6-8 p.m. at the Pinellas Pioneer
Settlement, 3130 31st Street S.
Children must be accompanied by
an adult. Cost is $5 per person. For
more information call 727-893-7326
or to find out more about Parks and
Recreation activities, visit http://
www. stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill-
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This volunteer session marked
the second such session for this
home. In addition to taking on
special projects such as one where
extenuating circumstances might put
the homeowner in danger of receiving
sometimes overwhelming code
violations, the Gulfport Neighbors
regularly have beach cleanup. Please
look for them on Facebook for more
information.

Church offers Blue
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community to attend its annual Blue
Christmas Service. The congregation
prays that this service will be bring
a measure of peace and comfort to
those who have recently lost a loved
one or to those who feel down during
the Christmas season. The candle-
light service will be held on Thursday,
December 12th at 7 p.m. The church
is located in St. Pete Beach at 107
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5th Annual Holiday
Hoopla!
Don't get your tinsel in a tangle...
it's time to get your holiday cheer
in gear! Support small business and
independent artisans and crafters by
shopping local!
The Gulfport Merchants
Association presents the 5th
Annual Holiday Hoopla on
December 14th from 10 a.m. to
6 p.m. Make and Take gifts are back
by popular demand. For a nominal
fee, attendees can visit the Gypsy
Cat Creations booth and make their
own wire and fabric sculptures or the
Industrial Art Center of Gulfport's
(IACG) booth for additional make
your own craft options. The IACG
will also host a Grand Re-opening in
the Alley of the Arts, with make your
own glass ornaments or other type
vessel with special holiday pricing.
Visitors will be enchanted by a
variety of festive and fun holiday-
themed music, holiday carolers,
dance performances, and roving
street performers. Many types of
entertainment will perform during
the Hoopla, from local school
bands and choral groups and local
musicians to area performing arts
groups. Performers include Dickens
characters and Christmas carolers,
the Boca Ciega High School Color
Guard, Drum Line, and Jazz Band,
The Paul Anthony Band, Joel &
Dakota, Yesterday, Karina's School
of Hula Dance and Santa Claus.
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or a visitor from out of town, there's
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Holiday Hoopla event. With over a
half mile of shopping, food, fun, and
holiday splendor this festive event
has become a Tampa Bay holiday
tradition!
The Gulfport Merchant's Association
gives back to the community all year
round. During the Holiday Hoopla
event donations will be collected
for Operation Santa (new toys/gift
cards, etc.) and the Gulfport Senior
Center Foundation (nonperishable
food, toiletries and pet supplies).
Collection boxes will be located at the
Casino Stage at the intersection of
Beach and Shore Boulevards during


the event. Prior to the event drop
off locations include Gulfport Police
Department and The Gulfport Area
Chamber of Commerce.
There is no admission fee for visitors
and complimentary parking is
available nearby. Gulfport events are
pet and family friendly. The event is
located near the surrounding area of
3129 Beach Boulevard S. in Gulfport.
For more information, follow on
Facebook https://www.facebook.
com/HolidayHooplaGulfport, visit
www.GulfportMA.com or call 727-
322-5217.


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Step back in time and see a Victorian Christmas
Enter to win a decorated Christmas Tree
Travel on a Hayride with Santa $2
Shop for beautiful holiday gifts
Tour the Endicott House and enjoy celebrating
a Christmas of yesteryear.
Please bring a canned food item or unwrapped toy
For Craft Vendor information call: 893-7326

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Hometown Christmas
on Corey Avenue
Bring the family down to Corey
Avenue on Saturday, December 14th
for a free family friendly event that
includes a parade, visit by Santa,
train rides, crafts, festive hometown
Christmas activities and more! Food
and beverages will be available for
sale. Parade starts at 4 p.m. from
Gulf Blvd. at 70th Ave. heading
north to Corey Ave., then east on
Corey Ave., to Mangrove Ave. The
Hometown Christmas event will
take place on Corey Ave. from Gulf


Pasta Night
Monday

$6.00 p/p


Blvd. to Boca Ciega Dr. immediately
following the parade. For additional
information, go to www.spbrec.com
or call the St Pete Beach Community
Center at 727-363-9245.

Save the Date
Gulfport's Get Rescued, the animal
rescue festival and fundraiser, is
preparing for its 10th annual event
to take place on Saturday, February
22nd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This
popular event has evolved from one
block and a handful of animal rescue
groups in its first year to a popular





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and festive event representing
rescue groups from throughout the
region. Gulfport's Get Rescued is
one of the largest animal rescue
events in the state, with all profits
to benefit participating non-profit
rescue groups. Animal rescue
organizations, many appearing with
adoptable pets, take over Beach Blvd.
to raise money and awareness for
their causes. Additionally, animal-
related vendors, artists and crafters
offer their wares to festival-goers.
Pet related activities will include
a pet parade with domestic and
adoptable pets, pet care education,
pet services, a pet food and supplies
drive, animal rescue groups, free
samples, training demos, canine
massage, food, music and more.
Each year, thousands of attendees,
many accompanied by their own
canine companions, make their way
to Gulfport to participate in what
has become a beloved tradition.
Well-behaved pets and their leashed
people are welcome! The daytime
event is free for the public to attend,
with plenty of free parking in and
around the area.
For more information on Gulfport's
Get Rescued, visit www.GulfportMA.
corn or www.facebook.com/
GetRescued or contact Suzanne King
at 727-322-5217, email SuzFest@
gmail.com. Pet-friendly vendors
and rescue groups can download the
applications atwww.SIKPromotions.
com under the vendor info tab. Event
is located on Beach Blvd. S., near
3129 Beach Boulevard S. Gulfport,
FL 33707.


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Foundation Holds
10th Annual Meeting
The 10th Annual meeting of the
Gulfport Senior Center Foundation
was held at the Senior Center
on Monday, December 2nd.
Approximately 55 members attended.
Orange Blossom Catering catered the
event, and it was an informative and
enjoyable time.
The President of the Board of
Directors, Michael Audino, welcomed
the members and delivered a power
point presentation of Foundation
highlights. Jane Ogilvie, the
Executive Director, discussed the
importance of reaching this 10-year
milestone, and of planning for the
organization's continued growth and
development.
Members were recognized as
being integral to the success of the
Foundation. When asked how many
of them also volunteered for the
Foundation and for the Senior Center,
nearly every hand was raised.
Retired Mayor Mike Yakes who
has been a frequent visitor to the
Center through the years, also
attended. I1.,%,.i- Mike" spoke about
the importance of the Senior Center
to the community at large, and of
the important financial support the
Foundation has given to the Center
over the past 10 years.
Following Mayor Mike's comments,
he was presented with an Honorary
Membership on behalf of the
Foundation. His dedication to the
Senior Center spanning over more
than two decades was noted. This
Honorary Membership is especially
significant as it is the first ever

Antique Frames
The Connoisseurs Choice
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business and collection of 2000 antique frames
from Baltimore MD to Gulfport FL.
Most frames in the collection are less expensive |
than the soul-less "chop molding" examples
offered at contemporary frame shops.

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a visit to my studio at
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extended to any individual or
business by the Foundation.
If you are interested in helping the
Foundation to continue to enhance
programs and services offered at
the Center, please contact Jane
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Get your City of
Imagination Calendar
The City of Imagination is proud to
present their annual fundraising wall
calendar, a Flock of Artists, featuring
the work of thirteen Gulfport artists!
On sale now at several Gulfport


merchants and the Tuesday Fresh
Market, the calendar will be launched
officially at a special artists' reception
at the City of Imagination, 2726 54th
Street S., (between the dog parks)
this Friday, December 6th, from
6-9 p.m. In addition to meeting the
participating artists, attendees will
be treated to the music of Johnny
Roth, wine, hors d'oeuvres, desserts
and a silent auction. This year's
calendar, conceived and designed by
COI vice president Ciara Carinci,
includes work by Nancy Cervenka,
Patsy Aguero, Stone Handy, and
Keith Stillwagon.


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Letters


A Heartfelt Thank you
Dear Editor: Our heartfelt thanks
to everyone who came to our aid
last Thursday (December 5th) when
we were knocked off our bicycles by
a car at the junction of Blind Pass
Road and 75th, St Pete Beach. We
were so touched by your help and
support: calling 911; bringing us
water; blocking the traffic with your
car to restrict the traffic; and staying
with us while we waited for the
emergency services. Your kindness


is very much appreciated, and
reassures us (two Brits) that we have
chosen the right place for our part-
time retirement home! Amazingly,
nothing was broken, although we
suffered a few stitches, abrasions
cuts and bruises. Thanks too to all
those in the emergency services who
were on the scene to help us out, and
the staff at Bayfront Medical Center.
Hopefully we will be on the mend by
the time you read this.
Mike & Sara Nower


BCHS Alumni College
and Career Day
Recent alumni to share college,
career experiences with Boca Ciega
High students. Dozens of recent
Boca Ciega High School graduates
will return to campus on Thursday,
December 19th to share their college
and career experiences with current
students. The event will include
panel discussions, Socratic seminars
and question and answer sessions.
Approximately 50 graduates
representing dozens of colleges, as
well as branches of the Armed Forces,
will speak to students at the second
annual Alumni College and Career
Day that will be held throughout the
school day on Thursday, Dec. 19 at
the school at 924 58th St. S, Gulfport.
Topics willinclude: transitioning from
high school to college or career; living
away from home; improving study
tips; financial aid and scholarships;
communication with teachers and
professors; and how to balance
academics and extracurricular
activities.


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BCHS Winter Concert
The Boca Ciega High School Music
Department invites the community
to their Winter Concert performance.
Enjoy beautiful music and singing,
from their school's most talented
musicians and singers. The concert
will be held in the Boca Ciega High
School Auditorium (924 58th Street
S.) on Thursday, December 12th
starting at 6 p.m. Admission is free,
but donations are kindly appreciated
and accepted.

Pioneer Settlement
Christmas Jamboree
Step back in time this holiday
season with old-fashioned Victorian
holiday festivities on Saturday,
December 14th from 10 a.m. to 4p.m.
at the Pinellas Pioneer Settlement's
Christmas Jamboree, 2900 31st
Street S. Enjoy the tastes of seasonal
goodies, live music, craft show, hay
rides with Santa, holiday shopping.
Enter to win a decorated Christmas
tree. Take a tour of the historic living
museum, Brantley Building 1888,
Endicott House 1898, blacksmith
shop, sawmill, sugar cane shed, print
shop, pole barn, old gas station and
more. Free admission. Bring a canned
food or unwrapped toy donation for a
local food bank. For more information
on Boyd Hill Nature Preserve's
services and programs see http://
www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill-
pioneer-settlement.html or call 727-
893-7326.


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Holiday Decorations
Contest Winners
A large number of entries were
received this season for the Holiday
Decorations Contest. Santa along
with a few of his elves ventured out
on that warm and breezy winter
evening, Monday, December 9th
and found many wondrous wintry
sights! All the homes were glittering
with the holiday spirit! The choice
was a difficult task for Santa and
his crew, as so many homes really
did a fantastic job! The winner is -
General Theme: 2111 55th Street S.
Please check out all the houses that
decorated this holiday season (in no
particular order): 6244 13th Ave.
S., 1003 58th St. S., 5718 12th Ave.
S., 5625 Newton Ave. S., 1105 55th
St. S., 5322 25th Ave. S. Thank you
to all that participated. You truly
brightened up Gulfport this season!
The winners will be recognized and
be presented a certificate at the
Gulfport City Council meeting on
December 17th at 7 p.m. at City
Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. Thank you
again to all who participated.







To the patients of
Carolyn J. Webber, D.O.

Carolyn J. Webber, D.O. has
relocated, effective October
3rd, 2013. Patient records will
be maintained at her former
practice, located at
7035 1 st Avenue South
St. Petersburg FL 33707.
The practice will remain open
with another provider. Any
patient or patient's duly
constituted representative
desiring to do so may obtain
copies of his or her patient
records at the
aforementioned location.






Pancake, Pedal and
Paddle Benefit
Be part of a fun benefit for Gulfport
Women's Center on Sunday,
December 15th at Pavilion #6 on
Gulfport Beach. Start with pancakes
from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Bring your
own toppings to share, plates and
utensils provided. Some water and
orange juice will be available. Feel
free to bring your own coffee. Bring
your kayak and put in on Boca Ciega
Bay and/or bring your bike for an
after-breakfast ride from 12:30 to
2 p.m. Donations are gratefully
accepted.

Community Band
Presents Free
Holiday Concert
On the evening of Wednesday,
December 18th, at 7:30 p.m., the
South Pasadena Community Band
will present a free concert which will
take place in the Treasure Island
Community Center, One Park Place
and 106th Avenue. The concert
includes typical Christmas music
and an audience sing-a-long of carols.
Come join the South Pasadena Band
in a musical celebration of the holiday
season.

Urban Survivor
Bootcamp Fitness
Take the Urban Survivor Bootcamp
Fitness challenge and it will be the
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
fitness, Urban Survival Bootcamp
incorporates a fun and light group
atmosphere for all who participate
regardless of physical fitness level
or experience. Classes are Tuesdays
from 6:15-7:15 p.m. at the Gulfport
Recreation Center. Cost is $10 per
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crafts, festive hometown Christmas
activities and more! Food and beverages
will be available for sale.


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70th Ave heading North to Corey Ave,
then East on Corey Ave, to Mangrove
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Support St. Joseph's
Yard Sale
St. Joseph Catholic Church will hold
its 4th Annual Giant Fabulous Yard
Sale on Saturday, December 14th at
8:30 a.m. at 2101 22nd Avenue S.,
St. Petersburg. All proceeds will go to
FAST Faith and Action for Strength
Together. Event features household
items, electronics, jewelry, clothing, p
books, toys, furniture, Christmas
decorations and snacks and sweets
for Sale. There's something for
everyone!

Pet Photos with Santa
to Benefit SOS
Bring your camera and snap your
pet's picture with Santa at PetSmart
this Saturday, December 14th. Save
Our Strays volunteers will be on hand
as Santa Claws and his elves from
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come by PetSmart
at Gateway Mall, 7777 Ninth
Street N. for your photo fun. Your
$5 donation directly benefits SOS's
felines in need.
Save Our Strays is a non-profit,
no-kill animal welfare organization;
its cats are adopted from three
PetSmart stores (Tyrone, Gateway
and Countryside) in the county each
weekend.

Gulfport Getaways
No need to be a GEMS member
to enjoy the new monthly Gulfport
Getaways.
Join your Senior Center friends as
you enjoy a tranquil visit and guided
tour of the world famous botanical
attraction, Sunken Gardens on
Tuesday, January 14th. The Gardens
currently contain over 500 species of
tropical and subtropical plants with
pools and cascading waterfalls, lushly
planted in a collection of more than
50,000 tropical plants and flowers.
Call GEMS at 727-893-2242 to
reserve your seat before January
8th. GEMS members pay $10, non-
GEMS members $12. Price includes
roundtrip transportation and
admission. Must have at least 15
riders. Must be a registered Gulfport
Senior Center member. Membership
is easy and free for all individuals
50 years of age or older.Call 727-
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Toddler Storytime
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Come to the Gulfport Library
every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
to read stories, sing songs, blow
bubbles and meet other caregivers
in the community! Contact Cailey at
893-1074 or cklasson@mygulfport.
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Health, Fitness,
Nutritional
Professionals Wanted
Submitted by Mike Calamari
We are gearing up for the 3rd Annual
Prostate Cancer 5KRun & Walk being
held on Saturday, January 4th, 2014.
This year will be bigger and better. In
addition to the race we will have live
music and food. There will be a Mini
Health-Fitness-Nutrition Fair open
to the public on Friday, January 3rd.
If you are in the health care, fitness
or nutrition fields and would like to
book a table or want more information
about the fair or event sponsorship,
contact Coach Mike Calamari at 727-
638-2389 or email to coachmike64@
gmail.com.

Deadline to Register
to Vote Nears
Pinellas County Supervisor of
Elections Deborah Clark reminds
voters that Monday, December 16th
is the deadline to register to vote or
change political party affiliations for
the January 14, 2014 Special Primary
Election Congressional District 13.
Since Florida is a "closed primary"
state, only voters registered with
a political party may vote in that
party's primary.
Voters who are already registered
to vote in Florida do not need to
re-register.
State law requires that address
changes from another county that
are made at the polls will require
the voter to vote a provisional ballot,
except for active military voters and
their families.
Voter registration applications
are available at any Supervisor of
Elections office, public library, tax
collector office, government office
handling social services or online at
www.votepinellas.com.


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Chamber Chatter
By Lynda Shehan
The Gulfport Area Chamber of
Commerce's Board of Directors
invites all business members and
volunteers to join us for a Holiday
Party on Thursday, December
19th at the Gulfport Community
Players Backdoor Theater, 1619
49th Street S. at 5:30 p.m. We look
forward to networking within a party
atmosphere. Please join us.
The Chamber has had a wonderful
year with 40% membership growth
from the previous year. A four-color
membership brochure and street
map were published, an on-line
membership application and credit
.,ii, I'.iyl,.iI payment method
was installed on our web-site and
attendance at networking mixers is
growing like never before. These are
just a few of the Chamber's successes
this year. We are most honored to
have received The Spirit of Gulfport
Award for "Operation Gift For
Learning" where $4,500 worth of
school supplies were delivered to
Gulfport Elementary School. Our
business partners are extremely
dedicated to the welfare of our
citizens.
The Business of the Month is Act
1 Promotions, owner Ms. Dolly
Tickell. We wish to thank Dolly for
her leadership of The Pink Flamingo
Tour of Homes over the past nine
years. This event brings many
visitors to our city and showcases the
beauty of our Gulfport.
Shop local! The Chamber has a few
gift ideas that can be purchased at our
office. Gulfport t-shirts, great quality


in all sizes just $10. Pick up your
2014 Gulfport calendars published
by the Gulfport Historical Society for
$5. These calendars feature a 'then
and now' pictorial theme. Visit our
office at 4926 Gulfport Blvd./22nd St.
S., Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to
3p.m..
Have a safe and happy holiday
season.

Free Quit Smoking
Now program Offered
Gulfcoast North Area Health
Education Center is partnering with
City of St. Petersburg to provide
a free 2-hour tobacco dependence
seminar at Lake Vista Recreation
Center, 1401 62nd Avenue S. in
St. Petersburg on Thursday,
December 12th from 6-8 p.m.
Anyone interestedin quitting tobacco
can participate and will be provided
with a free and optional supply of
nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)


including patches, gum, or lozenges.
This program is funded by the Florida
Department of Health. Seating is
limited. Interested persons need to
call or e-mail to register. To register
or for more information, please call
Nicole Kelly at 813-929-1000, ext. 204
or email nkelly@gnahec.org. You can
also visit http://www.ahectobacco.
com/calendar/ for other classes and
locations.

Attention Young
Scientists!
On Monday the Gulfport Public
Library will have an after school
science and engineering club from
3-4 p.m. for children in grades K-5th.
You'll build with Lego's and try a
new science experiment every week!
Parents are more than welcome
to join in on the fun. For more
information contact Cailey Klasson,
Youth Librarian, at 727-893-1074.


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Their Holiday Luncheon will
be held on Thursday, December
19th at 12 noon at the Beach Haus
(briefly known as J's) at the corner
of Shore Drive and Beach Blvd. The
ownership, management and menu
have changed. They will order from
the menu and separate checks with
tax and gratuity will be provided.
German cuisine is their specialty
but their menu is rather broad so
there is something for everyone. The
price ranges between $8 and $11 for
lunch.
They will have a $5 gift exchange for
those who want to participate. They
do have a few males in their club so
when you purchase your gift, please
keep both genders in mind.
The gifts for the residents of the
Boca Ciega Nursing Home will be
collected at this luncheon. Please gift
wrap your gifts and identify male or
female on each package. The gifts will
be delivered following the luncheon
by our President, Joyce Mobley.
Please plan on attending this festive
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Laura Campbell, St. Petersburg: William McGee, Kenneth City:
"Do you know what 'dog' is spelled "The unconditional love."
backwards? That's the best thing
about them."


Maricris Loinaz, St. Petersburg:
"The companionship. Also, they're
entertaining."


Karon Devoid, Kenneth City (also
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Pasadena Community Church
invites you and all your friends,
family and neighbors to the
Community Christmas Concert,
"The Southern Home Companion"
on Sunday, December 15th at 7 p.m.
It will feature the Choir, Camerata,
Children's Choir and be accompanied
by bass, guitar and steel drum. With
narration by Tracy Alan Hughes and
Mike Low, the Christmas Story is
told with new settings of Christmas
favorites including "Go, Tell it on the
Mountain", "Sweet Little Jesus Boy"
and "I Wonder as I Wander". There
is no admission charge, an offering
will be taken. The church is located
at 227 70th Street S. Come and be a
part of this very special Christmas
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1950 2nd Ave. No., St. Petersburg
Sunday Service 11:00 am
"Christmas the Angels"
Rev. LeRoy Zemke
Tue "Sing-a-Long" 7pm
Thur 19th Intutitive Dev. 7-9
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Sabbath Services 9:15 AM


Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ
6315 Central Ave. St. Petersburg, FL 33710 a 727-347-1226
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am* / Adult Bible School 9:30am
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Discussion 10:15 AM
Program 11:00 AM
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St. Luke's United Methodist
Church, 4444 Fifth Avenue N. in
St. Petersburg, will present a Live
Nativity set on Friday, December
13th and Saturday, December 14th
from 6 to 9 p.m. Drive through in the
comfort of your car. Free admission,
donations are accepted.

Come Hear a
Christmas Musical
St. Petersburg Community Church
invites you to enjoy a Christmas
musical, The Gift Goes On, presented
by the Worship Team on Sunday,
December 22nd at 10 a.m. Along with
the music will be a visual presentation
celebrating the birth of Christ. They
invite you to celebrate with them
this Christmas Sunday. The event is
free and refreshments will be served.
The church is located at 4501 30th
Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. Call 727-
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The City of Gulfport Recreation
Division along with the up and coming
Michael J. Yakes Foundation will be
hosting their 1st Annual Caring &
Sharing for the Holidays Food Drive.
The Caring & Sharing for the Holidays
Food Drive is an effort to bring the
Gulfport community together while
giving back to those who are in need.
They are collecting can and dry good
items to help fill several Christmas
dinner baskets through Wednesday,
December 18th. Items needed,
but not limited to, include instant
potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce,
apple sauce, vegetables, etc.


Collection boxes will be located in
various City facilities which include
the Recreation Center, Library,
Marina, Neighborhood Center and
City Hall.

Fun for your Brain!
Join in the fun at the Puzzle
Party on Friday, December 13th at
11 a.m. at the Gulfport Senior Center,
5501 27th Ave. S. Learn how to play
Sudoku, Binairo and so much more!
Prizes provided. From the Puzzle
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to attend.
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Yoga with Valerie on Wednesday
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levels, yoga meets you where you are
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various levels of aggression. Classes
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Big thank you from the
Senior Center Pantry!
Many thanks go out to all the
generous people who have made food
and cash donations to the Gulfport
Senior Center Pantry this holiday
season. Their pantry shelves are
stocked again because of the unselfish
efforts of so many. You have made it
possible for many families to have a
great holiday. Thank you.

Spanish Classes
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Whether you are a true beginner or
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Monday for 8 weeks and start on
January 13th. The beginner/novice
(for the true beginner) will be held
4:15 to 5:15 p.m. Beginner 2 (not
for advanced students) will be held
from 3 to 4 p.m. Classes are held
at the Gulfport Recreation Center
and are $10 per class. Please call
727-482-2125 or email tutoring@
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more questions and to register.


"Adventures in Ancestry" starting
in January on Tuesdays at 2 p.m.,
inside the Gulfport Public Library.
Learn how to explore the available
resources, access information from
others in the Ancestry database, and
search relevant material pertaining
to the period and location of your
family history. For more information
on this free class, please email
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Free Monthly Memory
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Are you concerned about your
memory? Peggy Macaluso with
Alzheimer's Association is offering
a great and valuable resource to the


Gulfport Senior Center members.
The second Monday of every month,
beginning January 13th, from 9 a.m.
to 12 noon Peggy will be conducting
free and confidential memory
screenings as well as advice and
information.
You must call 727-893-1231 to
schedule your screening.
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By Holiday Mathis
Tall people have farther to
fall, rich people have more to lose,
and powerful people are vulnerable
to being conquered by the less
powerful at any moment. Maybe
you're not exactly where you want to
be, but there's a unique advantage
to your current position. Embrace it!
The winter solstice on December 21st
has us summarizing and celebrating
the main themes of 2013.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21).
One of the best reasons for declining
an invitation is that it's physically
impossible for you to be in two places
at once. This excuse requires a prior
commitment. Provide that yourself.
Your first commitment should be to
the things you find important. You
can put yourself first without being
selfish.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
Ignorant people can save the day, too,
but that's not the same thing as true
heroism. True heroes have a clear
understanding of pleasure, pain and
risk. Knowing firsthand what it feels
like to hurt and what's at stake, the
heroes still put themselves on the
line to do the right thing. That's you
this week.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18).
Feelings of stress, rejection and
awkwardness may seem like dangers
to avoid, but they are merely your
reaction to a thought and can
disappear as fast as you can think
a new thought. If you don't believe
this is true, try angering a tiger.
Acknowledge what real danger is,
and you embolden yourself.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). To
counteract this week's negative
effects of fashion and consumerism
(which may cause you to pay dearly
just to shape yourself into something
artificial and less than your best
self), restate the values you hold
sacred. Remember who you are and
where you come from. You are a
spirit in a material world.
ARIES (March 21-April 19).
It is only human to be at least
subconsciously aware of social
status. But the higher-minded


person realizes at a deep and basic
level that all beings are equal and
simply fulfilling different roles. The
person who stands up and cheers is
serving a purpose as important as
the one who is being cheered.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20).
Alexander Pope said, "All seems
infected that the infected spy, as all
looks yellow to the jaundiced eye."
What he failed to realize is that
the eye with the yellow hue doesn't
necessarily see in yellow hues. Be
careful not to assume you know how
other people experience the world
this week. When in doubt, ask.
GEMINI (IN.,v 21-June 21).
Someone has to be the quality-
control person, but it's not you
-- not this week, at least. It will be
far better for you to go forward in
blind optimism than to be critical
of the early stages of a project,
thereby making it impossible to gain
momentum. For now, enthusiasm is
more important than skill.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). It's
been proved time and time again
that pretending to be brave leads to
real bravery. There will be a call to
action this week. Don't worry about
whether you have what it takes to
answer the call effectively. Assume
that you do, take the next action, and
repeat. Before you know it, you'll be
handling things brilliantly.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Some
like to bond over shared leisure
time activities such as games
or adventures. This week you're
just not in the mood for that kind
of fun. Until you've handled all
that needs doing, you won't enjoy
playing around. Besides, working
hard together is the most effective
bonding experience you know.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You will
innovate in response to a demand
or possibly to your own feeling that
you need more choices. You'll create
a completely original solution, crack
a code or solve a mystery. Once
finished, there's no going back, and
the only way forward is to offer your
findings to the rest of the world.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Youlivein


the moment and create your destiny,
which could change at any moment
on your whim. Situations defined by
structure and predictability are not
ideal for you and could cause you to
feel inadequate or trapped. Where
can you be the independent, creative
force you were born to be? Go there.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The
trouble with improving is that it sets
the bar higher. In other words, if you
make the same improvements you
made yesterday, they are not really
improvements; they're the new
standard. Keep this in mind while
planning your week. Apply yourself
to the area that most desperately
needs an upgrade.
This Week's Birthdays: This year
you'll prove that not all leaders are
egomaniacal. For you, it's not about
power and control, but about seeing
people do their best. You push them
to take risks, because you know they
secretly want someone to challenge
and motivate them. An expansion
of your personal life happens in
the next four weeks. In February,
you heed love's call. March reminds
you to maintain a sense of privacy.
Better to be a mystery than an open
book. Business booms in May and
June.


Music at Gulfport
Beach Pavilion #6
Monday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Harold & Dona alternating weeks
with Lynn & Arlene
Tuesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Open Mic Beach Party Hosted by
Mark Blackwood
Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Karaoke Mike Furman
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
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Take a Fencing Class
Calling students ages 8 to adult.
Learn basic foil training by Ian
Forestier. Classes are Wednesdays,
ages 8-15 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and
ages 16 and up from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The cost is $5 per class. Call Ian
Forestier at 727-823-0922 for more
information.

Tennis Clinics
The Gulfport Recreation Center
offers off site tennis classes taught by
Jack Carey Jr. at Chase Park, (corner
of 53rd St. S. and 27th Ave. S.). On
Tuesday, Jack teaches Quick Start
Tennis for kids 10 and under 5-6 p.m.
and Intermediate Adult from 6-7 p.m.
On Thursday, Jack teaches Point
Playing juniors from 5-6 p.m. For
more information contact Jack at 727-
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Thrift Shop Extends
Hours for Holidays
St. Vincent's Thrift Shop will
have extended hours during the
month of December for holiday
shopping. Every Friday evening
until Christmas, the shop will be
open until 7 p.m. The shop has a lot
of holiday decorating merchandise
priced to move quickly. It's a great
place to look for gifts and clothing.
Every Thursday, all clothing is
half-price. The shop is an outreach
of St. Vincent's Episcopal Church
and is staffed by volunteers. All
merchandise is donated by Gulfport
residents and church members. The
shop is located at 5126 Gulfport
Boulevard and is open Monday
through Saturday from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. Shop profits support a local
food pantry, preschool, senior center
and church programs.


Holiday Basket Auction
Closes Tomorrow
The Friends of the St. Pete Beach
Library annual Holiday Book Basket
Silent Auction fund-raiser will have
bidding end at 5:59 p.m. on Friday,
December 13.
There are thirteen Holiday Baskets
with themes including two Children's
Books & Toys baskets, Chanukah
Mysteries, Florida Authors (including
several autographed books), Civil


War, World Wars I and II, Holiday
Books and Cookbooks.
Bidding on the Holiday Baskets
is during St. Pete Beach Library
hours at 353 75rd Avenue, Monday
and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
Tuesday-Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m. to
6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Friends' goal is to top last
year's total of nearly $1,000, with all
proceeds towards the Library's major
renovation and expansion project.


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The Rules of Regifting
Two weeks until Christmas. That's
right, I said it. Start thinking it over.
And while you're doing that, allow
me to whisper just one word in your
ear: Regifting.
The act of regifting -- passing on as
new a gift someone else gave you --
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completely to yourself.
-- Designate a location. Keep regifts
in a convenient, albeit secret, place in
a special box or cupboard with extra
wrapping paper and ribbon. Some
people shop for gifts in department
stores. Never underestimate the
utility of a gift stash that allows you
to shop at home.
-- Have a heart. Any gift made
especially for you or given to you
by a parent, child or close relative
cannot be regifted. Even if it's not
ideal, consider its sentimental value.
Don't even think of regifting. It just
wouldn't be right.
-- Label all regifts. Do this as soon as
you determine you've received a regift
to avoid the heartbreak ofbackgifting
-- giving someone a gift they gave
you. Simply make a detailed note of
where this item originated.
-- Check again. You cannot be too
careful. Let's say the gift is a book.
Take a peek to make sure it has not
been inscribed to you. If it's a boxed
gift, make sure the gift tag has not
dropped inside the box. These are the
careless acts that give regifting a bad
name.
-- No telltale signs. A regift must
look brand-new. If the box is
damaged or shows any signs that it
has been opened, it does not qualify
as a regift.
-- Not remotely acquainted. Your
regiftee must not in any way be
acquainted with anyone in the circle
of friends or relatives of the person
who gave this to you. Refer to rules 3
and 4 above.
-- If there's a time you want to use
new paper and ribbon, it's on a regift.
Anything else is a dead giveaway.
-- No matter how you feel about it,
the practice of regifting is here to
stay. If you participate, do it well.
-- Want to make sure your gift
doesn't land in someone's regift
box? Put a little thought and effort
into it to make sure it is something
the receiver will truly enjoy -- not
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holiday gift should consider choosing
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donation, peoplecanreceive a manatee
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Take a Stroll with
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The schedule for St. Petersburg
Preservation's Popular Saturday
Walking Tours is as follows:
Saturday, December 14th:
Waterfront Walking Tour. Learn
about the civic visionaries who
transformed the 'Burg's working
waterfront into one of the largest
waterfront park systems in the
country, see some of the best of the
past side by side with some of the
newest in architecture. The tour
will end at the Saturday Morning
Market, a great place to find a tasty
lunch after the tour.
Saturday, December 21st: North
by Old Northeast Walking Tour.
Tourgoers will enjoy a brief walk on
the waterfront before embarking on
a stroll along the charming streets of
the National Register listed Historic
Old Northeast neighborhood. The
tour ends at the Vinoy Hotel, decked
out in all of its holiday splendor
where a Vinoy docent will meet the
group to complete the tour.
Saturday, December 28th:
Westward Ho to Historic Kenwood.
Tour starts and ends at Craftsman
House Gallery, 2950 Central Ave.
Work off the holiday calories and
take a stroll through Kenwood,
the premiere historic bungalow
neighborhood, listed on the National
Register of Historic Places. The tour
will include a stop in a restored
bungalow. Call Peter Belmont at 727-
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Plan to make a day of visiting the
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Located in the downtown area of
historic Gulfport, the Market lines
Beach Boulevard every Tuesday from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the summer
and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during season.
You can shop the Market for gifts,
souvenirs and picnic items and then
enjoy a leisurely afternoon at the
beach, which is just at the end of the
block. Come take a class, visit the
Clothing Swap (the second Tuesday


of each month), visit some of the
merchants in the immediate area,
or stop by one of the restaurants
adjacent to the Market for some
of the area's best eats. Parking is
free, they have live music, and their
vendors are some of the friendliest
folks you'll ever meet in any of the
Florida markets.
They offer a wonderful selection
of amazing and unique items,
some of which can only be found
here. Several of vendors actually
work while you watch. Many are
published authors and a few also
have forthcoming books. They have
vendors who are educators, others


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are retired. Many vendors own
small farms, orchards, shops, cafes,
delis or retail establishments) and
all of them are hands-on with their
work. Please note this is not a retail
or flea market. The vendors you'll
meet at this market are all owner-
operators.

MOAA to Meet
The Military Officers Association
meets for lunch on the third
Friday of each month. The next
luncheon will be on December 20th
at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park
Boulevard in Pinellas Park. Social
hour starts at 11 a.m. followed by
lunch and a short program. Military
Officers who are retired, active duty
or former officers and their spouses
or widows are invited to attend. For
reservations call CDR Bill Bolin at
584-1595.

Church seeks
Food Donations
Pasadena Presbyterian Church has
a food donation center that gives
away food to needy families two times
a month. They accept donations of
non-perishable food and financial
support throughout the year but
during November and December they
have a donation unit placed on their
property at 100 Pasadena Avenue N.
It is open 3-7 p.m. weekdays and 10-2
on Saturday. Checks for meat and
perishables can be made to Pasadena
Presbyterian Church (write Food
Distribution Center on the "for" line
of your check).

Hatha Flow Yoga Class
Step up your practice with Vinyasa
Flow, a series of flowing asanas
that lead from one pose to another,
synchronized with the breath. Some
of the benefits of Yoga are helps
improve muscle tone, increases
flexibility, improves circulation and
can help relieve tension. Classes
will be on Mondays from 9-10 a.m.
at the Gulfport Recreation Center,
5730 Shore Blvd. S. Instructor
Valerie Prosser can be reached at
www.getfitwithvalerie.com or 727-
557-4258. Class is $40 per month,
first class $10.


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Pickle Ball Anyone?
The City of Gulfport Recreation
Center is once again open for Pickle
Ball on Monday mornings from
9 a.m. to noon. Anyone who is
interested in playing should come to
the Recreation Center and register.
The one-time fee is $2 for Gulfport
residents and $22 for non-residents.
You must have your own equipment.
If you have any questions please call
727-893-1068.

Book Lover's
Calendar for 2014
The Circle of Friends of the Gulfport
Library has a wonderful holiday
gift idea for you. The Book Lover's
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 self-
help title and provides suggestions
for further reading. The Book Lover's
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, please visit the Book Shop
for a wonderful selection of books for
sale.

Wednesday
Evening Yoga
Yoga with Tamara returns on
Wednesday evening, at the Gulfport
Recreation Center. The class focus


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is gentle Hatha yoga, breathing
techniques and relaxation for the
mind, body and spirit. Class is from
6:30-7:30 p.m. and the cost is $10
per class. For more information call
Tamara at 727-512-2763 or email
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Please bring a yoga mat and a bottle
of water.

Chito Ryu Karate
Sensei Diane Konstantinovic has
been teaching classes at the Gulfport
Recreation Center for over 20 years.


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learn self-defense, focus and self-
discipline, conditioning, exercise
regiments, the Kata Art form and
weapons training. Classes are on
Monday and Thursday evenings
from 6:30-8 p.m. Classes are $40 per
month. For more information, contact
Diane at 727-459-1399.


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Holiday Lights in
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The Florida Botanical Garden's
annual Holiday Lights in the Gardens
event is open through Wednesday,
January 1st every evening from
5:30 to 9:30 p.m. More than 750,000
brilliant LED lights illuminate
pathways and plazas throughout
the gardens. Visitors also enjoy the
wide array of seasonal decorations
and displays, live holiday-themed
entertainment and special visits with
Santa Claus.
An up-to-date schedule of nightly
family friendly entertainment-
including selected dates for Santa's
visits-can be found on the Florida
Botanical Gardens' website at www.
flbg.org.
A donation of $2 per person (13
years and older) is recommended.
Refreshments are also available for
sale each night and the Foundation
will have a Holiday Gift Cart in
addition to the specialty items at the
Botanical Bounty gift shop.
The Holiday Lights in the Gardens
is a completely volunteer-driven and
staffedevent. Volunteer opportunities
are available. Interested persons
can email their full name, contact
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A video of the Holiday Lights can be
viewed at www.youtube.com/pcctvl.
Other events scheduled during the
Holiday Lights include a Florida
Botanical Gardens Foundation gift
and plant sale on Sunday, December
8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a dog
parade on Sunday, December 29th
starting at 1 p.m.
The Florida Botanical Gardens is
located at 12520 Ulmerton Road in
Largo, with an alternate entrance
at 12211 Walsingham Road. The
gardens remain open from 7 a.m.
until dusk every day, with free
admission during daylight hours. For
more information, visit www.flbg.org
or call 727-582-2100.


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Come join the party! Learn Zumba
in a friendly non-intimidating
atmosphere at the Gulfport
Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd.
S. Zumba is an international dance
cardio workout that incorporates
dances such as Salsa, Merengue,
Hip Hop, etc., with no experience
needed. Classes are Tuesdays from
6:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursdays from
7-8 p.m. The cost is $6 per class.
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Local Obituaries -
CASTELLI, VINCE, 66, of St. Pete,
passed away on Dec. 9, 2013. Born
in St. Louis (4/16/47) he is survived
by his daughter, Michelle, of Tampa,
his son, Vince Jr., of Gulfport
and brothers Bart and Michael of
St. Louis. Vince is beloved by his
family, church, fellow choir members
and neighbors. His bright spirit
and love for life touched everyone
he knew; he will never be forgotten.
Pasadena Presbyterian Church,
345-0148.

GAETA, ANNA
LOUISE, 77, of
St. Petersburg,
passed away
peacefully Nov.
27, 2013 with her
loving husband,

Russell, and her children at her
bedside. Anna was born in Louisville,
KY and moved with her family to
Jamestown, NY, growing up across
the street from Russell. Their lives
would soon become a love story. After
Russell served four years in the Navy
he met her in Lynwood, CA where they
soon married in July 1955. In a blink
of an eye they had six children and in
1968 went into the pizza business. In
1970 they decided to move to St. Pete
and bought Mr. Pizza. They worked
side by side for 38 years and finally
selling Mr. Pizza in 2008. Anna was
also known affectionately by her
customers as "Mrs. Pizza" or "Mama
Gaeta". At Thanksgiving she would
make hundreds of homemade pies for
her customers, bringing many smiles
to their faces and bellies. She will
trulybe missedbyher loving husband
of 58 years Russell, her six children,
13 grandchildren and five great-
grandchildren. The Gaeta family
suggests donations in Anna's memory
to the Susn G. Komen Foundation
(Komen.org). Full obituary and guest
book at davidcgross.com Tampa Bay.
com/obits.

KALOGNOMOS,
FRANCHISE, of
Gulfport, FL and
Bantam, CT passed
away peacefully
in her sleep while
staying in CT with
her family. She was 93 years young.
She leaves behind four generations


of loved ones and friends, the world-
over. She was predeceased by her
husband, Anatole. Born in France,
she immigrated to the US in 1955
with her young family. They lived
for 20 years in Connecticut before
moving to Florida, she later spent
20 years in Hernando Beach and
then 20 years in Gulfport. As a child,
she welcomed Charles Lindbergh to
Paris, as he landed, after his historic
solo flight over the Atlantic in The
Spirit of St. Louis and saw him off,
on the aircraft carrier Memphis,
as he left. She developed a love of
flying and of travel at an early age,
buying a share of a small bi- plane in
her twenties and continued to travel
until this summer. July marked
her 32nd trip to Sainte-Anne-de-
Beaupre, Canada with her Ahearn
Memorial Pilgrimage Family. Living
in downtown Gulfport gave her
great pleasure. She would take her
daily walk into town and down to
the waterside park, where she could
sit on a sunny bench, chatting with
people and dog watching. In Gulfport
she was also a member of the Senior
Center, where she joined a group of
charity knitters and enjoyed visiting
with new friends over lunch. She
will be missed by all those who knew
her, but her spirit will live on in the
stories of her adventures. A memorial
mass will be held at Lourdes Shrine
in Litchfield, CT in May 2014.

LUTTERS, ALFRED, 99, of South
Pasadena, passed away Sunday,
Nov. 29, 2013. Graveside services
will be on Thursday, Dec. 5th, 1 pm,
at Woodlawn Memory Gardens, St.
Petersburg. For a full online obituary,
please visit: www.beachmemorial.
com.

PROCTOR, ELIZABETH T., 60, of
Kenneth City, passed away on Dec.
4, 2013, at St. Anthony's Hospital.
Elizabeth was an artist at heart. She
was devoted to her Native American
and Mexican cultures, from which
she came and to her Catholic faith.
She had a passion for sunsets, music,
the beach, and traveling the world.
A poet at heart, she was kind and
gentle, yet a fiercely independent and
strong woman. Elizabeth survived
and overcame many challenges in her
life, and always came through with a


strong spirit. She will be loved and
missed very much by her son, Willie
and two sisters Maria and Blanch.
ALifeTribute.com.

ROBINSON, DENNIS W., 62, of
Gulfport, passed away Dec. 6, 2013.
He was a dedicated professional who
was loved by his clients. Dennis is
survivedby his loving wife of 26 years,
Maurine Robinson, and his son Mark
Merkel; as well as an abundance of
close friends, colleagues, and those
who loved him. A memorial service
will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
at R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral
Home, 49th St. N., www.rlwilliams.
com, R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral
Home, 727-527-1177.

TURNER, JEANNIE, "small but
mighty", 89, of St. Pete Beach,
passed away on Dec. 3, 2013. Born in
Philadelphia, PA, to Christo and Olga
Mochi, immigrants from Albania.
Graduated from Kensington High
School in 1941. Married her sailor,
Eugene Turner (pre-deceased) Nov.
9, 1947. Survived by her children,
Brenda Griffin and Chris (Jaclyn)
Turner; grandchildren, Mary Griffin
and Tate Turner; sister, Helen
Bergeris; many nieces, nephews and
friends. A gathering will be held on
Friday, Dec. 6th, at the funeral home
from 12-1 p.m., with a service at
1 p.m., with burial to follow.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 5750
49th Street N., St. Petersburg, FL
33709, 727-527-1196.

Celebration of Life


JOHN KAYE
Come and celebrate the life of John
Kaye, this Sunday, December 15,
2013 from 2-6 p.m. at the Gulfport
Lions Club down by the Gulfport
Marina, 4630 TIfton Drive South,
Gulfport, FL 33707. Please bring a
dish to share and come and enjoy
the day. Also byob or any alcohol
you would like. Call Justin if you
have any questions or to let him
know what dish you could bring 727-
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Obituaries (con't)
In Memoriam
HOWARD E. GOOD
4-14-23- 12-8-90
Dad, twenty-three long years you
have been gone. That does not make
you missed less. I always think, "oh,
if dad could see this or see that, how
amazed he would be". But, the bottom
line is, Norm and I are always amazed
at your thoughtfulness. We love you
and miss you. Karen xoxo




Many Thanks
Gulfport Elementary School offers
thanks to the generous community
donors who have helped the school
during the first semester of school
year 2013-2014.
Parents, students, PTA members
and Board, administration,
faculty and staff for the wonderful
start to the school year
Volunteers and Mentors
Mr. Tony Spinney and
Ms. Christine Gallagher of
America's Office Source
Ms. Lynda Shehan,
( h.i in I ..i of Commerce
Pasadena Community Church
American Legion Post 125
Ms. Bonnie Gray
Mr. Mike Yakes
Publix Pasadena, Ms. Melania
Bliss, Ms. Jennifer Browry,
Regeana and Ronesha
Ms. Rosetta Davis
Ms. Marilyn Field
American Legion Post 128
and Commander Sloat
Veterans of Foreign
Wars, Ms. Tallon
Gulfport Public Library
Ms. Janelle Irwin
Ms. Iris Manley
Ms. Barbara Pace and Johnnie
Jones Plumbing Company
Mrs. Kathleen Smith-Buns
Mr. Matt and Mrs. Kelly Zook
Mr. Zhong Zheng
Ms. Johnnia Mitchell
and Just B Beautiful
Mayor Henderson
Speakers for the Great
American Teach-In
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Taco Bell, 34th Street South
Pia's Trattoria
T and Me Tea Company, Inc.
Bay Breeze Beauty Salon
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One Gulfport Seat, Two Candidates

When Ward Three Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon steps down this March,
one of two candidates will take her place as Gulfport's newest council member.
Paul Emerson Ray and Yolanda Roman both qualified as candidates for city
council.
Ms. Roman works for Alkermes, a biopharmaceutical company headquartered
in Dublin; Mr. Ray works for Tropics, a software development company. (Note:
an earlier online version of this article indicated Mr. Ray worked for Valpak;
he listed Valpak as his primary source of income for 2012 on his statement of
financial interest. Mr. Ray explained he left the company last year and started
with Tropics four months ago).
Although the successful candidate will represent Ward Three, voters
throughout their city will decide the election.


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"Since the initial
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a b o By Bill Northrop BNorthrop@theGabber.com


The Irony In Subsidizing
Businesses
here's a bit of irony in the
questioning and opposition to
Gov. Rick Scott's bring-jobs-to
Florida campaign. Hard questions
and opposition are coming from the
Tampa Bay Times (and the Democrat
party and/or Charlie Crist) in a good
series of news and opinion pieces
about the program which offers
liberal tax incentives, direct financial
aid, and agency support to a myriad
of businesses that pledge to start or
continue to grow their businesses in
the state.
Such programs aren't new. Other
states have them. Gov. Crist may
have had them. Indeed, competition
between the states is fierce. And, the
questions raised are always about
whether the programs are successful
or whether there is cronyism involved.
Success wipes out most questions.
Cronyism often depends upon the
perspective, but often the reality,
and rears its head particularly with
unsuccessful government/business
partnerships.
The irony here is that these are the
kind of projects that really irk many
people involved in the Tea Party
movement. Gasp! Tampa Bay Times
and Democrats allied with Tea
Partiers. Oh, horrors! Maybe they
should re-look at the re-look about
these plans. The complaint many
Tea Partiers have is that government
is wildly out of control, taking your
money and passing it out to political
allies, would-be voters, and causes
with dubious futures. It's not the
government's money and they spend
it accordingly without caution and
common sense.
This issue has arisen directly in
the Atlanta area where the Cobb
County Commissioners are pledging
to use tax dollars to subsidize a new
stadium for the Atlanta Braves
who will abandon their not exactly
old stadium in downtown Atlanta.
Shades of what's to come in St.
Petersburg when the Rays pull


out or both parties opt-in to some
government subsidized "build it
and they will come" location in the
region. In fact, the Tropicana field's
initial project was led many years
ago by the then publisher of the then
St. Pete Times. It sat nearly idle for
a number of years before someone
came.
Another issue and another Tea Party
irony is whether the government
creates any jobs at all, or whether
it should brag, as Gov. Scott does,
"look what we've created". One of the
mantras of the Tea Partiers is that
government should get out of the
way, regulate only when necessary,
assist only by being cooperative,
and tax the least amount necessary,
and let the market determine who
wins and who loses. They contend
that all government can grow is
bigger government and a wealthier
and more powerful political class.
It is no coincidence that the lowest
unemployment and the wealthiest
area in the country is Washington,
D.C. and environs. The last major
spurt in growth and power and
wealth took place in the 1960s with
President Lyndon Johnson's "War on
Poverty". The New Deal and World
War II were two other spurt times.
Be that as it may, politics does
interfere and the same people who
decry a government role in direct
assistance to businesses often
also demand that governments
do something. For instance, what
is government doing about Rays
stadium? Once involved, its like glue
- hard to let go. A little bit pregnant
is another analogy. Once you buy the
concept, success is only measured by
whether you're the politically in guy
or the out guy.
I'm not a stranger to this field. I
and some business cohorts founded a
non-profit, non-political, corporation
in the early 1960s to promote
"industrial development". That was
when, in our area, Beaver Falls, Pa.,
steel was king 66 per cent of the
employment. We sought to diversify
the base while others dismissed us
because steel jobs would always be


there. Nonetheless, over a several
years period we raised $500,000,
helped a couple small companies
grow by providing gas lines to their
projects, and worked with others
to clear away red tape that often
entangles entrepreneurs.
Along the way, politicians jumped in
demanding we supply direct capital
to certain iffy projects (we didn't)
and then later established their own
competing government entities to do
what they wanted. In spite of that, we
did buy land for an industrial park
and built a spec building. I admit
we clipped the State government for
a loan to develop a water and road
system. We were mildly successful,
but diversification became moot when
the steel industry collapsed in the
1980s. Fifty per cent of the steel jobs
disappeared in five years as did our
non-profit and most of the economy.
The market ruled and rules.
It was a worthwhile effort support,
by and large, by private money. In a
nearby county where steel was not so
dominant, two private, profit making
developers are stillinbusiness. It'snot
an issue of doing nothing. Promoting
an area, clearing away road blocks,
keeping taxes low, building and
maintaining a good infrastructure
(roads, water, sewerage systems and
so forth) are appropriate government
functions. The difficulty comes when
other states or other communities
offer direct incentives (buildings, tax
exemptions, etc.). To compete or not
to compete.
Competing as a government unit
always, without exception, involves
politics and the high possibility of
favoritism, political contributions,
and cronyism. Bragging rights go
with this, but so does opposition and
criticism as Gov. Scott is finding
out. I'm not certain these projects
would get the same criticism if they
were done by Crist, now that he's a
Democrat or any other Democrat,
but the criticisms and questions are
valid.
Tea Partiers decry these
government/business partnerships
and a raid on the people's treasury.
It may not be that simple, but again
their criticisms and wariness are
also valid. In the meantime, there is
irony and some humor in the at least
temporary, virtual alliance between
the TP people and the TP haters.


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2 American Legion Activities


Post 125
6440 5th Ave. S., St. Petersburg 347-6085
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
Breakfast Buffet Lunch Served
Kitchen Open Southern Knights Band 8:30-11am No Lunch Served Lunch 11 -3 11am-3pm
Lunch Served 11 -2pm 7-11pm S.A.L. hamburgers and Euchre 1 pm
11am-3pm Dinner 4:30-6:30pm hot dogs 12-3pm Ron's Karaoke 7pm Bingo 6pm
Ron's Karaoke 7pm Southern Knights Band Dinner 4:30-6:30pm Kitchen Open
7-11pm Steakums 1-3pm for Bingo

Big Flat Screen 50" HD TV Give-A-Way drawing, Sun. 12/22 (need not be present to win) Proceeds benefit S.A.L.
Charities. $5.00 donation.
Plain white socks and t-shirts needed for women at Bay Pines. No emblems please.
NEW YEAR'S EVE TICKETS on sale Dinner 6:00-8:00, Band 7:00 Comp bkfst midnight. $35pp includes meal & party;
$20 party only. Sign up at the Post.
No S.A.L. meeting this month
Auxiliary December meeting Christmas Party $15 gift exchange
12/22 6:00 Tour of Lights Sign up in lounge $10/$15
Service Officer Bob Cannon at Post Thursday 9:00-noon offering assistance




Post 305
6999 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach 367-1596
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY

Bar Bingo Fish & Shrimp Steak Dinner Sports & Pizza Bucky Burgers Reg. Mtg. 6pm Wednesday Dinner
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6:30-9:30pm 6:30-9:30pm 6:30-9:30pm Accordion Club

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NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY: Steak & Shrimp, Veggie, Salad, Rolls & Butter, Appetizer Buffet, Dessert and Champagne
Toast. $39. Entertainment by Ruby Tuesday & Keith Coleman. Get your tickets early, they won't last long.


AMVETS Post 0001
421 45th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33705 727-896-4122
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Thursday 11/28
Trespass- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Accident with Injuries- 64th St. &
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Animal Call- 5700 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Harassing Phone Call- Location
Withheld.
Friday 11/29
Shots Fired (Heard)- 2600 BIk 47th
St. S.
Burglary Vehicle- 5000 BIk 23rd Ave.


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Drug Call- 5100 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Disorderly Conduct- 5000 BIk
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Animal Call- 5700 BIk Gulfport Blvd.
S.
Theft- 5000 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Juvenile Trouble- 11th Ave. & York
St. S.
Saturday 11/30
Burglary Vehicle- 1000 BIk Gray St.
S.
Assault/Battery- 6000 BIk Shore
Blvd. S.
Vandalism- 29th Ave. & 50th St. S.
Domestic- 2200 BIk York St. S.
Sunday 12/1
Hit & Run- 3000 BIk 50th St. S.
Trespass- 3000 BIk Clinton St. S.
Monday 12/2
Juvenile Trouble- 4900 BIk Newton
Ave. S.
Assault/Battery- 6300 BIk 9th Ave.
S.


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Animal Call- 5200 BIk 15th Ave. S.
Tuesday 12/3
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Drug Call- 2200 BIk 52nd St. S.
Animal Call- 1100 BIk 52nd St. S.
Theft- 5000 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Fraud/Forgery- 5400 BIk Newton
Ave. S.
Juvenile Trouble- 5200 BIk Jersey
Ave. S.
Animal Call- 5500 BIk Newton Ave.
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Fraud/Forgery- 1400 BIk Gray St. S.
Shots Fired (Heard)- 3000 BIk 49th
St. S.
Wednesday 12/4
Disorderly Conduct- 1800 BIk 52nd
St. S.
Person Under Influence- 52nd St. &
17th Ave. S.
Fraud/Forgery- 5000 BIk 8th Ave. S.
Assault/Battery- 2800 BIk Dupont
St. S.
Shots Fired/Heard- 4800 BIk
Tradewinds Dr.
Theft- 5100 BIk 13th Ave. S.
Theft- 3000 BIk Beach Blvd. S.
Domestic- 2800 BIk 59th St. S.
Burglary- 6100 BIk 11 th Ave. S.



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Grief Share to
Start Next Year
Grief Share support group will
meet at Cornerstone Community
Church, 6745 38th Avenue N. in
St. Petersburg every Friday starting
on January 3rd through March 24th.
Call 727-343-7747.

Wednesday Teen
Afternoons at Library
Hey teens! Come hang out with
Sherri and Cailey Wednesday
afternoons at the Gulfport Library
from 3-4:30. They play Xbox, watch
movies, help with homework, listen
to music, and just hang out and have
fun. Contact Cailey at cklasson@
mygulfport.us or 727-893-1074.

South Pasadena Best
of Lights Contest
The City of South Pasadena is
having a Best of Lights Contest. All
businesses, homeowners and multi-
family complexes (condominiums,
mobile home parks, etc.) are invited
to have a display of lights at their
establishment. Lights can be placed
on the store front or the exterior and
need to be visible from the street.
Holiday signs, window painting and
twinkling lights are allowed. These
lights and decorations will make
a spectacular sight for everyone
visiting the city and also attract
attention to storefronts. There will
be two winners in each category: 1st
place and 1st runner up. First place
winners will receive a framed award
certification and an official yard sign.
Runners up will receive certificates.
The 1st place winners and runners up
will be selected by the Beautification
Committee on December 12th. First
place winners and runners up will be
notified and signs and certificates will
be presented at the City's Regular
Commission Meeting on January
14, 2014. The City's cable Channel
615 will display winners' names
throughout the holiday season.

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Stretch and Tone
Starting January 7th Jean's
popular exercise class will return to
Gulfport Recreation Center. Classes
are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from
9-10 a.m. and are $3 per class. Bring
a mat and weights to class. Please
call Jean at 727-302-1016 for more
information.

Table Tennis is Back
The City of Gulfport Recreation
Center is once again open for Table
Tennis on Tuesday mornings from
10:30 a.m. to noon. Anyone who is
interested in playing should come to
the Recreation Center and register.
The one-time fees are $2 for Gulfport


residents and $22 for non-residents.
You must have your own equipment.
If you have any questions please call
727-893-1068.

Chair Yoga Class
Chair yoga with Joyce is a slow
and easy, but challenging workout
that accommodates people with
physical limitations. In chair yoga
the movements, based on traditional
Hatha yoga postures are done seated
or standing supported by a chair,
so almost anyone can participate.
Classes meet on Fridays at 10 a.m. at
Gulfport Recreation Center. The cost
is $7 per class. Please contact Joyce
at 345-0679 for more information.


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Donate to CTK
Chilly weather means Pinellas
school children are coming to Clothes
To Kids stores for their warm winter
school wardrobes. What are they
looking for? They need long jeans/
pants, long sleeve shirts, tennis
shoes, and jackets.
Clothes To Kids has an immediate
need for new or gently used girls
and boy's pants 6-16; long and
short sleeve shirts S-XL; young
men's shorts 18-38 and young girls
and boys shoes sizes 12-5 CTK's
inventory is critically low and your
kind donations of new or gently
used clothes and shoes are needed.
Help CTK ensure that every child
leaves with a complete week's worth
of warm school clothing. At Clothes
To Kids their goal is to provide a
complete cool weather wardrobe for
each child who visits thier stores.
Warm their hearts by donating
warm clothing!
New or gently used clothes and
shoes can be dropped off between
9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-
Friday in Clearwater at 1059 N.
Hercules Avenue, or in St. Pete at
3251 Third Avenue N., Suite 145.
Cash donations are also needed for
purchasing clothing in short supply
and new underwear.
Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit
organization provides free clothing
to low-income, school-age children
in Pinellas County, free of charge.
For more information, please call
441-5050 or visit www.
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Polish American Society
The Polish American Society, 1343
Beach Drive SE (next to Coast Guard
commissary) will have a pot luck
dinner on Sunday, December 15th.
Bring a dish to share and eat for free,
otherwise cost is $7.
Bring family and friends and support
Polish heritage. You will meet all
nationalities. Kids are welcome!
For more information call Bev
at 727-526-6835 or visit www.
polishamericansociety.org.

Donations Sought for
Library Renovation
December 16, 2013, will mark the
fourth anniversary of the death
of long-time, and much-loved, St.
Pete Beach Library Administrator
Roberta Whipple. At the time of her
death, the Friends established a
Roberta Memorial Fund which has
now grown to over $3,500.
Roberta loved the Library with
all her being, and they imagine
how thrilled she would be to know
of the renovations being planned
by present Administrator Phyllis
Ruscella and the City. Some time
ago, they decided to use the Roberta
Fund in some special way in the
renovation of the Library she loved
so much, but exactly how will not be
determined until after the renovation
has started. Please consider making
a contribution to the Fund.
Donations in any amount are
welcome, and can be mailed to
Friends of the St. Pete Beach Library,
PO Box 66557, St. Pete Beach, FL
33736-6557, or dropped off at the
Library's Circulation Desk.
The Friends of the Library
organization is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
corporation under the IRS Code
and your contribution may be tax
deductible as permitted by law.


Lithuanian-American
Club Lunch
Today, December 12th, at 1 p.m.,
the luncheon at the Lithuanian/
American Club is soup, filled crepes/
blintzes, dessert and coffee.
The Lithuanian/American Club
is having its Christmas Fair on
December 19th, 12 noon, and its
regular luncheon at 1 p.m. Cepelinai
(grated potato meat dumplings)


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with bacon sour cream sauce, and
dessert with coffee will be served.
The ladies in the Club have been
making homemade pastries, coffee
cakes, and cookies. There will be
homemade cheeses, Slizikai (little
bread croutons), bacon buns, as well
as, crafts and artifacts. As usual
there will be fresh baked bread
and imported beer, liquor from
Lithuania.
The club is located at 4880 46th
Avenue N. in St Petersburg. For
more information, please call Vida,
866-7936.

Come see Photo
Show at Library


Travel
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interactions


is less enriching and
without face-to-face
with the inhabitants


of foreign lands. Gulfport resident
Jude Bagatti shares memorable
faces encountered while wandering
the world with a photo exhibit
in The Friends Room of Gulfport
Library. View 25 images from
five continents. Call 727-
322-6211.

Tour Barbara
Gilberg Habitat
By Natalie Leggette
Join me for a tour of the park on
December 19th at 10 a.m. and learn
how to prepare for winter. Please
bring along something to write
with and paper for taking notes.
Barbara Gilberg Habitat is located
at 1600 Pasadena Avenue next to the
electronic billboard on Shore Drive.
Meet Natalie in the Pavilion.


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Call for Vendors
"Island Festival", an annual event
celebrating culture of the South
Pinellas Gulf Beach Communities,
will be held at Gulf Beaches
Historical Museum, 115 10th
Avenue, St. Pete Beach, onMarch 1st,
2014. Artists, crafters and antique/
collectible vendors are invited to
participate. There will be space for
40 vendors in Pass-a-Grille park
adjoining the museum. There is no
fee, but a donation would be greatly
appreciated in exchange for your
participation. Email gbhm2012@aol.
com or call 727-552-1610 and leave
your contact information.

Beta Sigma Phi
Sunshine City Council hosted
the annual Christmas Brunch on
Saturday, December 7th at the
Dolphin Beach Resort on St. Pete
Beach. Many members and guests
enjoyed a wonderful brunch and
entertainment by Tom Guthrie who
had everyone singing along with
the Christmas carols. The children
attending each received a Christmas
stocking filling with goodies.
Those attending also brought non-
perishable food items for the St.
Giles Emergency Food Pantry.
Thank you to the committee chaired
by Paula Adams and Pat Lynch.
Laureate Epsilon Theta members
and guests will gather at the home
of Sharon and Rogers Ingram on
Saturday, December 14th for a
Christmas dinner celebration. Val
Rankin and Sharon are hostesses
for this annual social. All look
forward to the meal prepared by the
hostesses. Members will participate
in an ornament exchange and gift
exchange.
Laureate Epsilon Theta will
be delivering baskets of food to
Ready for Life recipients before
the holidays. Members have been
collecting non-perishable food items
for the four families selected. This
has become an annual project for
the chapter.
With the holidays ahead, their next
meeting won't be until January.
Have a wonderful holiday season.
For more information, please
contact Sharon Ingram at 321-2849.


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The American Legion Auxiliary Post #125 packed Christmas boxes for our
military personnel overseas. Thanks Maureen Knecht Newcamp for the
wonderful Christmas cards your seniors wrote and thanks to Lisa Russell for
contacting Thurgood Marshall Middle School and the others from the PTA for
their inspiring cards. The beautiful art work the children made in their cards
was very inspiring. Thanks to all those who donated socks and snacks to fill
the boxes too. It was great to have so many volunteers out to pack them for
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Children's
Gymnastics Class
Sunshine Gymnastics at the Gulfport
Recreation Center is an ongoing
class on Thursdays from 5:30-6:15.
Skills introduced on balance beam,
cartwheel mat, spring board, incline
mat, and back handspring mats. Ages
5-12 $30 per month/$20 registration.
For more information call Barbara
at 804-9400.

Yoga Strength Training
This class will be offered on
Wednesday from 5:45 to 6:15 pm
at the Gulfport Recreation center
and will be $5 a class. It is designed
to strengthen the upper body and
build core strength as well as explore
breath. Please bring a block, strap,
watet and towel along with your
mat. Please contact Tamara at 727-
512-2763 or happyharteyoga@gmail.
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Caroling, Music, Face Painting, Petting Zoo, Crafts, Fire Truck Tours, Food and a visit from
Santa was the excitement last week at the annual Tierra Verde Christmas tree lighting. The
event was sponsored by Tierra Verde Business Partnership, TD Bank and Lealman Fire
District.
TD bank presented a check for over $12,300 to the Tierra Verde Business Association to
benefit the community.


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SPCREA to Meet
The South Pinellas Retired Teachers
Association (SPCREA) meets at
11 a.m. the second Thursday of
each month from October through
May. They will be meeting at the
Teppanyaki Grill and Supreme
Buffet at 391 34th Street N. in St.
Petersburg. The buffet cost is $6.99.
Meetings are open to all who have
worked in the field of education
whether here in Florida or elsewhere,
including teachers, support personnel
and administrators.
The Florida Retired Educators
Association is a dynamic, fun
organization with something
for everyone. There are great
membership benefits and discounts
and advocacy for their pension.
SPCREA often plans fun field trips of
interest to the group. At each meeting
they have the opportunity to donate
to a local charity carefully chosen
by the project cheer committee. The
meeting begins at 12 noon with an
activity planned by the hospitality
committee.
Come join them on December
12th. At this meeting they will
have a White Elephant Auction and
seasonal music. Email Joyce Walters
at jellenl9 I :.i ..... i..m for more
information.

'Tis the Season for
Holiday Shopping Tips
It's the busiest shopping time of
the year and consumers need to be
prepared. Pinellas County Office
of Consumer Protection offers the
following tips:
Ready, set, shop.
Use comparison shopping apps
and take advantage of online sales.
Whether shopping in-store or
online, only deal with reputable
sellers. Check out a seller's reviews,
complaint history and overall ratings
before purchasing.
* Read all of the terms and conditions
before making a purchase. Print and
save all records.
Exchanges and refunds.
Stores establish their own refund
or exchange policies. Consumers
should find out what each store's
policy is before making purchases. If
no refund/exchange policy is offered,
then it must be posted at the point
of sale.


Stores may require a receipt,
be sure to ask for a gift receipt. Be
aware that some retailers charge a
restocking fee on returns.
Don't get scammed.
Scammers and thieves are not
shopping for gifts. Be sure to keep
tabs on debit and credit cards and
cover the keypad when entering a
PIN.
Don't give out personal
information, unless it is known how
the information will be used.
For more consumer tips call 727-
464-6200 or email consumer@
pinellascounty.org. A video about


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Join Gulfport Runners
and Walkers
Gulfport Runners and Walkers is
a group of people who meet at Peg's
Cantina at 6 p.m. every Tuesday for
a 5k run/walk. They include regulars
of all abilities. There are no dues, just
show up. All ages are welcome, dogs
too. Check it out this Tuesday or visit
them on Facebook at www.facebook.
com/Gulfport Runners.


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Standard age groups 3 deep
From 14 & under to 80 +

Registration
By mail please make checks payable to The JWest Prostate Cancer Foundation Race.
Mail to J West Prostate Cancer Foundation Inc. Race. P. 0. Box 35141 St. Petersburg,
Fl. 33705-2649
On line at WWW.Active.Com J.West Prostate Cancer 5K Run & Walk


Information
Call Race Director Mike Calamari
727- 638-2389
Email diggermc@earthlink.net


Amenities
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Awards, Drawings, Fruit,
Bagels, Water & More


Packet & T-Shirt pick up at the Casino Friday 1/3/14 from 12 to 6:30 PM.
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Name_________ E-Mail______
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waive, release and discharge any and all claims against RPM promotions, Race Place Magazine, Gulfport
Police Department, The City of Gulfport and The Gulfport Chamber of Commerce. JWest Foundation sponsors
conducting this event, or the employees, representatives, or successors, for any and all damages or injuries I
may suffer. I hereby grant permission for the free use of my name and picture in any broadcast, brochure or
account of this event. Insurance does not cover these activities, Bikes, Skateboards, Roller
Blades, Multi-Sport event, Animals & Radio Headsets.


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By Robert J. Myers, Esq.
Common Questions
of Law Wills
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FOR A LEGAL WILL
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ADDITIONAL WORDS
IN MY WILL?
It is not a good idea to cross out
words or add words to a will after the
will has been signed and executed. If
you write on the will after you have
signed and executed it, you run a
serious risk that some or all of the
will may be determined by a Probate
Court Judge to be invalid.
WHY DO I NEED A WILL?
Everyone needs to have a will.
People with minor children need wills
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their minor children in the event of
death. A will enables you to decide
who gets your property. Without a
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No one wants to hand over a chunk of their
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The local insurance broker believes that although
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That's why he made the choice to operate an
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doesn't get pressured to sell only their policies.
"It's important to have an independent agent and
know, without a doubt, that they have your best
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parent company," he said.
Why does that matter? Why should you use an
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company? Does it really matter or save you money?
Yes, and here are two big reasons why:
Independent agents tend to be more aggressive
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coverage instead of defaulting to their parent
company. Smaller companies often offer less
expensive coverage, and since an independent agent
has no allegiance to any one company, you know
they leave no stone unturned in finding the best deal
for your situation.
"With us, you can feel comfortable that we'd
exhausted every possible avenue," Jeff says. "I can
assure you we will investigate and evaluate any and
every private market option."
"Two, we're not aligned to any particular company
and don't have quotas," he said. Several years ago it
was hard to get any company other than Citizen's to
write a homeowner's insurance policy, but now
options have opened up for homeowners. Bonus:
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be more options for your home.
Jeffs team is so thorough about finding coverage
that the day we interviewed him for this business
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flood insurance for his customers through a company
that was not the federal government's program,
NFIP.
Jeff says that option, Lloyd's of London, "is more
cost effective for most people in expensive flood
zones. Additionally, it's an option which nobody ever
had," he says.
"We're always just trying to find products in this
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These are just some of the ways Bentley DeNight
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Give them a call today and see how many ways Jeff
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Wishing you a joyous holiday season!
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EMPLOYMENT
(727) 321-6965 fax (727) 327-7830


PART TIME-Assist Handicapped Female. Up-
dated CNA Required, Hoyer. AM/PM hours.
References. Good Extra Income. 727-546-
1267 Call after 4pm.
DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS- Great
Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this
Regional Account. Werner Enterprises, 1-855-
517-2507.
PROFESSIONAL CRAFTERS- Work at
Home. Contract Work: Requires $40 Materials
Fee, Glue Gun & Transport a Must. J&K Nov-
elty, 727-527-1816
VISITING ANGELS


CLASSIFIED
(727) 321-6965 fax (727) 327-7830


1998 FORD ESCORT WAGON-as is. 73,600
miles. $1200. obo 727-459-0979.
ABC JUNK CARS
We've Paid the Most Cash For Junk & Un-
wanted 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

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FORD FOCUS 2008-Excellent Condition,
Good on Gas, 75,000k Miles, Spacious Interi-
or/Trunk, Power Mirrors, Side Air Bags. $8200.
obo 727-492-1100.
FORD TAURUS 2008-Like New! 6,000K Origi-
nal Miles. 727-481-5967.
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$495 Deliver
Many more to choose from.
Value First Auto Sales
8021 4th Street North St. Pete
727-578-2345


Bureau Lic.#UI-C1426040. 727-403-9523. Mature companions, homemakers, LNA's
needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule.
Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034.
Buy it. Sell it. WANTED SENIOR HOME SEARCHER -For __ __ __ __ __
Gabber Classifieds Work! a Buy & Sell Contractor. Also Senior Editor for
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MUST SELL NOW
Dishwasher $150, Stove /oven $150, Micro-
wave $35, (2) Bar Stools $25, Coffee Table
$125, Ceiling Fan $50, & Glass Bistro Table
$35. Call 727-600-1300. Good Condition!
RANGES $125 Refrigerators All Sizes,
Washer/Dryer Sets $249, Stackables, Por-
tables, also Wholesale Mattresses. All Service
Prompt. We Finance. We Buy. See What's
Free. Service Calls $44, $22 w/repair. Open 7
Days. Call 727-546-3226

CHALK STYLE PAINT
Repurpose/Paint Your Furniture with Little or
No Prep Work. Available Locally at Park Street
Antiques. 9401 Bay Pines Blvd. St. Peters-
burg.



2014 BIKE WEEK
Daytona Beach. March 6th-16th. Wyndham
Resort. Rent Time Share. All Amenities.
3days/9days. W/D, 1,2, 3 Bedrooms. Reason-
able. A Great Family Christmas Present! 727-
345-0627.
SLIDING GLASS PATIO DOOR- $75. 802-
376-7632.
CHRISTMAS VILLAGE- 8ft wide by 16ft long.
LGB Bachmann Train, Village, Carnival, Ski
Resort. Lots of Dept 56. Paid over $3,000.
Must sell $250 o.b.o. 727-542-3537.

ROYAL PALM
CEMETERY
Two burial plots, Sale! $1950 for both. Beauti-
ful Location. Call Patrick at 727-481-4865.
PRO FOOSE BALL TABLE-Endless hours
of Fun! Extra Balls. $300. obo 727-421-9485
after 4pm.

LAWN MOWERS
ALL KINDS
Please Call Frank at 727-418-8297.
WHITE EDGING LANDSCAPING
BRICKS-$25. Takes All, You Haul. 727-432-
2872.
GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
UNIQUE CHRISTMAS GIFTS-Shop from
Home.
www.amway.com/jennypenny




SYacht Delivery
ASA Sailing Instruction
Dolphin Sails
.^ SailingVacations

941-224-7031 CaptainCeleste.com
CaptainCeleste@gmail.com

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.
Certified Vendor for Vocational Rehabilitation:
Approved for Veteran Training. Start Any Avail-
able Tuesday. "Go To Work and Fall in Love."
866-517-9546.
www.academyofanimalarts.com Grooming
workshop Saturday December 14th 11:00am.
Gift Certificates Available, Give the Gift of
Grooming.
DOG WALKING BY TJ.COM-Dependable,
Friendly Care. $17 for 1/2 hr. visit. 1st walk
free! 727-417-3564 References: Gulfport Vet-
erinarian. SPCA Certified.


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includes notarized affidavit of publication and
tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Monaghan Car Care Center gives notice of
foreclosure of lein and intent to sell these ve-
hicles on October 26, 2013 at 9A.M. at 6584
50th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709 pursu-
ant to sub-section 713.78 of the Florida stat-
utes. Monagahan Car Care Center reserves
the right to accept or reject any/and all bids.
2004 Chrysler Sebring
VIN# 1C3EL55R94N385346

ATTN BRANDON KILLIUS-Do to Continued
non-payment and abandonment of 5209 14th
Ave. S. G.RP. All Personal Property is Consided
Forfeit. Call Larry by Dec. 27th to Retrieve Said
Property at No Charge, Community Property
Excluded.


LOTS OF COLLECTIBLES-and Cheapies,
Jewelry, Clothes, Nic-Nacs, Sewing machine
(in cabinet). 2501 56th St. S. (25th side of
house). 8:30-1 pm. Saturday. No Early Birds!

FRIDAY 9AM.-1PM-6665 10th Ave. N. Every-
thing Must Go!
3501 72ND ST. N. TOO MUCH TO LIST.-Pro
Foose Ball Table. (extra balls) Endless hours
of Fun! $300. obo. Friday & Saturday 8am.-
2pm.
1500 49TH ST. S.-Saturday 8:30am.-? Blan-
kets, Household, Clothes, Jewelry, Perfume.
MULTI FAMILY SALE-625 80th Ave. St. Pete
Bch. Saturday 8am.-Noon.
5825 23RD AVE. S.- MULTIPLE FAMILIES
Friday & Saturday 8-2. Very Clean Household
Items & More!
BRING YOUR CHRISTMAS-Shopping List.
Rain or Shine, Indoor/Outdoor Sale. Great
Items, Terrific Prices! 1208 Freemont St. S. (1
block West of 58th St. S. between 11th & 13th
Ave.) Saturday & Sunday 9am.-4pm.


MAYTHE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored,
glorified, loved, and preserved throughout the
world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us.
Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of
miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for ninet
days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer.
ThankYou, Jesus. G.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 inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
age in time of need, to you I have recourse
from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
your name known and call you to be invoked.
St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid.
Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3
Gloria's. R.S.

MAYTHE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored,
glorified, loved, and preserved throughout the
world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us.
Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker
of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for ni-
net days, nine times a day. Then publish this
prayer. Thank You, Jesus.
G.F.
PRAY 9 HAIL MARY'S for 9 days, request 3
wishes, 1 business & 2 impossible. On the 9th
day, publish this article, your wishes will be an-
swered even if you don't believe. T.A.B.
NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL
- St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In
Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wicked-
ness and Snares of the Devil. May God Re-
buke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh
Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power
of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other
Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the
Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort
to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This
Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Com-
fort Me in My Difficulties 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
Infinite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You
(Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Over-
come All Difficulties as You Did the Dragons
at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail
Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times).
This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Suc-
cession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal
Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in
the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress
and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This
Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Mat-
ter How Difficult, Before the Termination of 9
Tuesday. G.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 inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
age in time of need, to you I have recourse
from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
your name known and call you to be invoked.
St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid.
Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3
Gloria's. R&R.

Buy it. Sell it.
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GULFPORT PARADISE
Like New! 2/1 Yearly Lease. 5320 29th Ave. S.
#B. C/H/A, Tile & Carpet Throughout, Covered
Patio. W/S/G Paid. Pet OK. Fenced Yard. $795/
Mo. & Dep. Available Dec. 1st. RJ 727-647-
0331.
TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reason-
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, PA. at
727-822-2200.
CONDO APT. GULFPORT- 2BR/1.5BA,
Ground Floor, Waterview, Small Pet Accepted.
$850/Mo. & Deposit Includes Water, 1st, last
$50 Non-Refundable Reference Check. 727-
347-2332.
CHATEAU TOWERS-S. Pasadena. Bay View.
3rd floor. 2BR/2BA, Updated Kitchen, Newer
Appliances, Wood Floors. New Ceiling Fans.
Updated Baths. Hurricane Shutters. $1200/
Mo. plus 1st/last/security. Yearly. 727-543-
6761 Ed.
PASADENA 2BR DUPLEX-$795/Mo. Ceramic
floors, Largeyard, Central Location. (2nd Ave.
S./66th St. Quiet Area). Close to Beaches,
Shops, Bus. Free Parking. 727-459-4579.
GULFPORT STUDIO APT.- $550/Mo. plus
Electric. W/S/G included. Small private yard.
Nice quiet neighborhood. Background Check.
216-536-4727.
ST. PETE BEACH Studio, $695/Mo. & 1 BR
Duplex, $795/Mo. Ceramic Floors, Porches,
Great Location, (69th Ave./Sunset Way),
Beach, Shops, Bus. Free Parking. (Also room-
mate for 2BR, $500/Mo.) 727-459-4579.
$525
1 BR/1 BA, Central Air, newly painted, very
clean. Large livingroom & eating area. Large
walk-in closet. Small Pet w/fee. 727-348-4833.

GULFPORT 1BR/1BA APT.-Close to Beach
and Downtown. $700/Mo. plus $500/Security.
Includes Garbage, Water. Available Now. 607-
643-6990.
1BR/1BA TOWN SHORES HAMPTON- 1st
Floor, Waterview. No Pets/Smoking, 55+.
$800/Mo. Annual. Free Cable, Gas, Water.
727-343-4930.
ST. PETE/KENWOOD-Large 1BR Apt. Hard-
wood floors. Ceramic bath, 2 A/C units, Mini
Blinds, Water Included. Front porch. $625/Mo.
$625/Sec. 727-417-1462.
TOWN SHORES FAIRFAX 207- 1 BR Water-
front, 815 sq. ft., small pet friendly, condo at
5935 30th Ave. S. Gas heat & cooking, basic
cable and one covered carport included. $725/
Mo. annual lease. 727-480-0793.
FIVE TOWNS 55+- Large 2BR/1.5BA. Very
nice. Good closet space. Covered parking.
Walk to shops. Excellent Location. Rent in-
cludes gas cooking, heat, water, trash, basic
cable, amenities. $650/Mo, yearly lease only
HELENE'S REALTY, 727-410-7076.
MOBILE HOME ON WATER-Bay Pines Area.
2BR/1-1/2BA, 55+ Park,. Your Own Private
Dock for Fishing or Tie Up your Boat. $800/
Mo. 727-526-8432.
S. PASADENA WATERFRONT-Efficiency, 1st
Floor, w/screened porch. Lovely Pool, Fish-
ing Dock. Quiet and Peaceful. 55+, No Dogs,
References. $475/Mo. 727-289-4436.


MUST SEE!! 2BR (POSSIBLY 3)-1 BA Home,
Pool & Jacuzzi, Great Location, Newly Updat-
ed & Painted. $950/Mo. Plus 1st/last/security.
Pets ok. 727-743-0701.
2BR/1BA HOUSE COVERED CARPORT-
Large fenced yard, laundry room. $850/Mo. &
Security. Proof of employment required. Non-
Smoking. Avail Jan 1st. 727-321-2098.
PYCC-WHAT A WATER VIEW!-Kipps Colony
1BR/1.5BA Stunning Condo, W/D, Covered
Parking, Pool, Private Marina. Annual Lease.
THE SUN TEAM 727-345-0099.


HOME TO SHARE-Non Tobacco Users Only!.
Furnished, Cable, Concrete Parking, Wash-
er/Dryer, Fenced Property, Utilities Included.
Security Deposit, $90/Wk. Neat & Clean. 727-
323-1039.


GULFPORT HOUSE RENTAL-Short term,
Beautifully Furnished 2BR/2BA. Utilities In-
cluded. Close to Beaches and Art District 352-
628-0288.
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DUPLEX FOR SALE BY OWNER- Apt. A
unfurnished, Apt. B fully furnished vacation
rental. Totally restored.
www.Gulfport-Florida-Rentals.com
5039 29th Ave. S. 727-418-7272.

SRita M. Stutzman
Realtor -A
Town Shores 55+
Specialist & Resident .
727-723-4164


i Look What's New!
Manchester 607- 2/2 Standard, beautiful
new ktichen, bath & flooring. Florida room
has new windows. Breathtaking waterviews
fron this top floor beauty. Immaculately
kept. Tenants in place thru 2/15. Great
investment... $133,500
Kenmore- 2BR/2BA standard end unit,
covered parking... $99,000
Hampton #405- Stunnina 1BR deluxe
offering Pride of
ownership pparen over parking...
$99,000
Diplomat #903- 2/2 deluxe, split floor plan,
eat-in kitchen w/stainless steel appliances,
beautiful flooring. Endless waterviews, small
cat accepted, covered parking... $174,900
Jamison #605- ViMard, completely
updated, cov-e t ing... $96,000
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Please Call for a Free Listing Consultation

TOWN SHORES-Nottingham, West End Unit
#201, 2Br/2BA Open Plan, Most Spectacular
Views in Town Shores. Pool at the Bottom of
the Steps. Covered Parking. 678-222-8403,
Jimmy.
BAY ISLAND-Prestigious Admiral Building
14th floor. $325,000. Rare Opty to own a West
End Corner Unit with Wrap Around Balcony
Spectacular Views for miles of Boca Ciega
Bay and Gulf. This /2R/2BA, 1375sqft. Fur-
nished Condo with Hurricane Shutter is in a
55+Community w/24 hour security/guard gate.
Covered Carport, 6 Pools, Clubhouse, Tennis
Courts, Waterfront Walking Paths and Marina.
Call 248-766-3785. Buyer Approval Required.
CHARMING 2BR/2BA ST. PETE BEACH-A
short stroll to the beach, trolley, grocery store
and the restaurants and shops on Corey Av-
enue, this adorable and intelligently designed
home features new tile floors, updated kitch-
en, washer/dryer and a spacious backyard.
$189,000. CENTURY 21/J1M WHITE & AS-
SOCIATES, Jared Salzman, 727-515-3462.
www.7623gulfblvd.com for more info and pho-
tos.
FIVE TOWNS 55+- Not the average condo.
1700 sf, 2BR/2BA. Spacious foyer, sep. din-
ing room, living room w/French doors, Florida
room, walk in closets, utility room w/washer-
dryer & 2 balconies. Storm shutters, covered
parking. Popular community. Located 54th Ave
N. near Park St. Excellent amenities. $119,900.
HELENE'S REALTY, 727-410-7076.


4Baird BILL SAMPSON JR.
Realty Goup 727-776-7280 Realtor
TOWN SHORES 55+ NEW LISTINGS
Manchester 312- Don't miss this Beautiful Updated
1 BR/1 BA, w/sweeping waterviews. Covered parking.
A Real Plus! $76,900
Jamison 312- 1 BR/1 BA, Overlooking Community Pool.
Priced to Sell at $56,000
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Diplomat #104- 2BR/2BA, open bay views, carport ............................................................ $154,900
Jam ison #210- 2BR/2BA, standard floor plan, carport......................................................... $95,000
Embassy #201. 3BR/2.5BA, east corner unit, full bay view i .....$184,900
RENTALS 55+
Embassy #311- 2BR/2BA, deluxe condo, unfurnished.................................... ANNUAL $1200/mo
Avalon- 2BR/1BA, standard, unfurnished, ready January 1st................................ ANNUAL $850/mo
Chatham- 2BR/2BA, furnished, new kitchen........................................................... ANNUAL $850/mo
Eton- 1BR/1BA, carport, newly updated, unfurn, waterfrt views from kitchen....ANNUAL $800/mo FIRM


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YUMMY NEW LISTING!!!
4825 Coronado Way South
Gulfport Marina Cream Puff!
Updated 2BR/1 BA + garage,
fireplace, fenced backyard!
Walk to your boat just
steps to Gulfport Marina!
See this TODAY'.


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V Happy Holidays! "
This week the MLS shows 18 Active listings in
Town Shores ranging in price from $69K tor a
1/1 to $290K for a 3/3. We also nave a
wonderful 2/2 Jamison end unit reduced to $95K.
r 727.954.5432
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