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By Brenna Henderson
Gulfport Little League celebrated its 60th opening day parade
on Saturday morning at Lum Atkinson field in Tomlinson Park.
Pictured is Lum Atkinson (left) with mayor Henderson. Mr.
Atkinson threw in the first pitch. About 100 players, parents,
coaches, volunteers, city workers and officials. City Manager
James O'Reilly told Mayor Henderson after the National Anthem
that "this is what Gulfport is all about".

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Local Election
Results Snapshot

Gulfport


Yolanda Roman
Newly Elected
Ward 3
Councilperson


South Pasadena
Incumbents
retain their seats
on Commission
Art Penny


I Max Elson

St. Pete Beach


Mayor Elect
Maria Lowe


&Newly Elected
Terri Finnerty

Id District One

Newly Elected 7
Greg Premer
District Three


See More on Elections, page 37


60 Years of Little League


Joe Morris smiles as he proudly holds up the wicker baby
stroller he purchased at this past Saturday's yard sale. Seller
Brad Griffin smiled, too: he sold the stroller for $120. Morris'
other finds included a vintage sled.






Auxiliary Happenings
Post 125
By Cyndy Adams
It's time for our annual miniature
golf tournament at Polynesian
Putter on St. Pete Beach on Sunday,
March 16th at 10 a.m. This is a family
friendly event. Please join us as we
are raising proceeds for "Wounded
Warrior Wives". This charity helps
the wives of our wounded service
members with the challenges they
face as they take on new roles as
lifelong caregivers. If you plan on


participating, we ask that you please
be there by 9:30 a.m.
There is a $10 donation per person
to play 18 holes with 2-person teams.
There is prize money for 1st, 2nd and
3rd place teams. You can also become
a hole sponsor for $10 a hole. Being
a hole sponsor is a great advertising
opportunity. Your name or business
will be seen by 72 players as they
make it through the course.
Afterwards, join us at the post as
we enjoy good food, door prizes and
raffles. Door prize donations and
covered dishes are always appreciated


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to help the day of the event.
Call 347-6085 or stop down to speak
to an Auxiliary members. It's filling
up fast so don't delay.

Learn How to
Use a Chart
The United States Power Squadron's
Seminar Series: Using GPS, will be
presented by the St. Petersburg Sail
and Power Squadron on Wednesday,
March 19 from 7-9 p.m.
This seminar explains the principals
ofwaypoint navigation and shows you
how to relate the GPS to your charts.
The seminar also shows you how to
operate your GPS what the buttons
do, what the screens show and how
to access the functions you need. You
will also get some tips for choosing a
GPS if you do not currently own one.
Materials include the waterproof
Captain's Quick Guide to Using GPS
to take aboard your boat and remind
you of the basic stepswhile underway.
GPS is now so easily available, this
has become an essential seminar for
all boaters. Bring your handheld if
you have one.
Course will be held at the
St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250
Second Avenue SE, Demens Landing
in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free,
materials cost $35 per family. There
is a maximum of 20 students. Pre-
registration is required. Register
on-line at www.boating-stpete.org.

Where have you
been lately?
Bahamas? Italy? Grand Canyon?
Share your travel stories, pictures,
andtips with others as you hear about
their experiences at a new discussion
group, "Bon Voyage" that meets on
the third Thursday of every month at
1 p.m. at the Gulfport Senior Center,
5501 27th Avenue S., Gulfport.
Ester, cruise specialist from Four
Seasons Travel and Cruise will be
here to give you great tips and insider
information. Don't miss out!
Must be a registered Gulfport Senior
Center member. Membership is easy
and free for all individuals 50 years
of age or older. For more information,
please contact Rachel at 727-
893-1231.

Gabber March 13-March 19, 2014







Free Artist Recption
By popular demand, ProjectFREE
Gallery & Studios in Gulfport held
over the reception for artists, Kelso
Warner and Lynn Jasmin. Kelso
works in Ceramic & Blown Glass
Sculpture with many unique pieces
on display in the gallery. Lynn
paints on driftwood as well as one of
a kind sculptures and more unique
mediums.
The reception is Saturday, March
15th from 5 to 9 p.m. at ProjectFREE
Gallery & Studios, 2825 Beach Blvd.
in Gulfport. Call for details 727-
599-4673.

West Coast Orchid
Society to host Auction
Orchid Auction 2014 is sponsored
by the Florida West Coast Orchid
Society, Pinellas County's not for
profit, educational club for orchid
growers andhobbyists. Instructional
materials on how to grow the
orchids you buy will be available.
Refreshments, including coffee and
soft drinks, will also be available.
Find beautiful blooming and starter
orchids for great prices! That's what
you can expect at Orchid Auction
2014 at the Seminole United
Methodist Church, 5400 Seminole
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bidding begins at 10 a.m. and
continues until all the orchids are
sold.
Don't miss this opportunity to
build your orchid collection or,
perhaps, to acquire your first
orchid at a reasonable price! For
more information, contact Stuart
Fraser at 727-742-0461 or email at
SFraser0326@aol.com or go to www.
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Suncoast Quilting
Circle Quilt Show
The members of the Suncoast
Quilting Circle of St. Petersburg will
hold their Suncoast Quilting Circle


Quilt Show on Friday, March 14
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday,
March 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
Minnreg Hall, 6340 126th Avenue,
Largo. The show is named "Today's
Pleasures... .Tomorrow's Treasures
XV". Admission is $7, children 12
and under free when accompanied
by an adult. Event features Judged
Quilt Show, Vendor Mall, Boutique,
Silent Small Quilt Auction, Quilters
Walk Raffle and Quilt Appraisals.
Stop by the Make 'n Take Booth
and enter the free sewing machine
raffle. Opportunity Quilt Raffle is
"Garden Splendor". Free parking,
buses welcome.
Contact Norene Dagly at 727-
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Meet 8 Greet Artist Reception
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11 1 since 1968
1419 49th Street South,
Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 321-6965 (fax) 327-7830
Advertising@theGabber.com
www.theGabber.com
Office Hours
9-5 Mon Wed, 9-2 Fri, Closed Thursday
Publishers / Editors
Ken & Deb Reichart
Advertising Sales
Genie Sharpless-Short
Genie@theGabber.com
Customer Service
Gina Forgetta, Mary Baumgartner
Contributing Writers
Bill Northrop, Anne Rush
Reporter / Photograher
Cathy Salustri
CathySalustri@theGabber.com
Columnist
Bill Northrop
B_Northrop@theGabber.com
Production
Anne Rush, Zachary Milasus
Distribution
Chris Campas

Serving
Gulfport, South Pasadena,
Azalea, Grand Central District,
Northwest St. Petersburg, Tyrone,
Kenwood, Central Oak Park,
Southwest St. Petersburg, Maximo,
Tierra Verde, St. Pete Beach,
Pass-A-Grille, Treasure Island,
Pinellas Point

Deadlines
Editorial Copy Monday Noon
Display Advertising Tuesday 5 pm
if proof is required Monday Noon
Classified Advertising Tuesday 5pm
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The views and opinions expressed in this publication are not
necessarily those of the Publishers, advertisers or employees
of the Gabber.
The Gabber is not liable for any errors in advertising beyond
the cost of the first printing of any advertisement.
Contents of this publication may not be reproduced or copied
without premission of the Publishers. Copyright 2013


Sale to Benefit
"Help a Sister Out"
Funky Town Boutique in Gulfport is
donating the cash n' carry proceeds
from their St. Patty's Day Sale to
cancer patient, Maria Hemsley
and her daughter Hannah. Maria
has Multiple Myeloma Cancer
and is fighting a brave battle, but
she needs help continuing to pay
for treatments. There are several
community yard sales going on in
and around Gulfport between now
and the 15th as well. For details call
Jackie or Denise or stop by Funky
Town Boutique, 5401 Gulfport Blvd.
727-322-1422. Help them make this
sale a huge success!

The Great American
Cleanup in Gulfport
Are you, your family, group of friends
or organization looking for a great
event to volunteer while enjoying the
great outdoors?
The City of Gulfport will be hosting
the annual Great American Cleanup
on Saturday, March 15th from


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9 a.m. to noon at Clam Bayou Nature
Park (49th St. S. to 29th Ave. S. east
to Miriam St.) in Gulfport. It is only
a few hours of a helping hand in your
community towards keeping the
waterways beautiful. You can support
either by land or by water and launch
your own kayaks or canoes into Clam
Bayou.
Please sign in at the volunteer
tent the day of the event to get
your supplies. The City of Gulfport
staff will be on hand with supplies
for all dedicated volunteers. For
more information, call Gail at 727-
893-1118.

Big Book Sale!
The Friends of the West St.
Petersburg Community Library
located on the St. Petersburg College
Gibbs Campus, corner of 8th Avenue
N. and 67th St. N. puts over 1,000
books on its shelves for a 50% off sale.
Most books will be less than $1. The
half-price sale begins Monday, March
17th through Saturday, March 22nd
during bookstore hours from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m.





Gulfport Rec Spring
Break Info
Spring Break is March 24th -March
28th and the Gulfport Recreation
Center has a fun week planned with
exciting field trips (extra cost) and
activities. The program is for children
in Kindergarten to age 14. Hours of
registration are Monday-Friday from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration fees are
$17 for residents and $22 for non-
residents. Fees are $55 for the week
for residents and $110 for the week
for non-residents. Space is limited
to the first 50 children registered.
Program hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30
p.m. with extended hours available
until 6 p.m. for an extra charge.
Registration Packets are available
at the Recreation Center, 5730 Shore
Blvd. S. or online at MyGulfport.us
- Departments Leisure Services -
Rec Center. Call 727-893-1068.


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Introductory Digital
Photography Workshop
Do you feel overwhelmed by all the
features your camera offers? Are
you unsure what your camera can
and can't do? The St. Pete Beach
Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega
Drive, will offer an Introduction to
Digital Photography Workshop on
March 20th, April 17th, and May
22nd. Classes start at 6 p.m. and run
for three hours; they cost only $10 per
person.
In this workshop the complete novice
will gain a solid understanding of
their compact digital camera or the
basic features of their digital SLR.
They will leave the workshop with
the fundamental knowledge needed to
embark upon a lifetime's exploration
of photography. After taking this
workshop, participants are eligible for
the Intermediate digital workshop.
Please register by Tuesday before
the class is scheduled. For more
information or to register call 727-
363-9245. Bring your camera (with a
charged battery) and a pen or pencil
for any notes.


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Get your Blood
Sugar Checked
It's important to know your
numbers. Come out to the Gulfport
Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue S.
Gulfport, on the second Thursday of
every month from 10:30- 11:30 a.m.
and have your blood sugar checked.
Blood sugar screenings are provided
by The Springs at Boca Ciega Bay.
Must be a registered Gulfport Senior
Center member. Membership is easy
and free for all individuals 50 years
of age or older. For more information,
please contact Rachel at 727-
893-1231.

The Greatest Show
on Surf is Here
The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club in
partnership with City of Treasure
Island and The Edward's Family
Foundation will be hosting the
Greatest Show on Surf, Treasure
Island Spring Carnival, which
will take place in Treasure Island
Community Center and Park
located at Gulf Boulevard and
106th Avenue from Thursday,
March 13 through Sunday, March
16. Hours are Thursday 3-10 p.m.,
Friday and Saturday 12 noon 10
p.m. and Sunday 12noon 8 p.m.
This 4-day, fun-filled event will
provide a collection of carnival rides
provided by Arnold Amusements,
live entertainment provided by
The Edwards Family Foundation,
and some awesome food and craft
vendors.


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Saturday, March 22
Doors Open at 4:30
Change of Command
Ceremony at 5 pm
Altar Blessing 6:15
Dinner 6:30
Music By
Denise Looney
Advance Sales Only
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Admission is free. The proceeds from
the event will benefit local charities
and other non-profit organizations.
Please contact the Treasure Island
Recreation Department at 727-547-
4575, ext. 237 for more detailed
information. Visit the City of
Treasure Island's website at www.
mytreasureisland.org for additional
information and entertainment
lineup.

Chamber Music Trio
to Play Town Shores
The social committee is happy to
present the Pinellas Chamber Music
Trio on March 19th at 2 p.m. in the
clubhouse auditorium. The Trio
consists of Kathy Terry, principal


flutist and Ruth Kern, cellist, both
from the Tampa Bay Symphony and
Marjorie Grudzinski, concert pianist.
The concert will include a special
guest artist from New York, Myron
Rosenblum, violist. Myron brings a
new dimension to the trio with his
viola d'amore, a unique Baroque
instrument. The program will include
music by CPE Bach, Mozart, Debussy
and more. No tickets required, $5 (or
more) donation at the door for the
musicians is suggested.

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to overcome addiction in your family.
Call 800-431-1754 today for free
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Spring Jazz Concerts
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz
Society will sponsor three spring
concerts:
On Thursday, April 3, Bobby Tess
and the Dixie ('li.i. will play from
7 to 9:30 p.m. at Banquet Masters,
8100 Park Boulevard, Pinellas
Park.Admission is $10. Call 727-
522-6877.
On Sunday, April 8 Bob Leary and
The Three Thin Guys will play from
6 to 9:30 p.m. for a poolside barbecue
at Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country
Club, Sun Boulevard, Isla Del Sol.


Reservations only: $30/35. Call 727-
596-7142 or visit jazzreservations@
gmail.com.
On Thursday, April 17, Bobby
Tess and the Dixie (lih.q, will
play a memorial concert from 7 to
9:30 p.m. at Banquet Masters, 8100
Park Boulevard, Pinellas Park. No
fee; donations requested. Call 727-
522-6877.

Chamber of Commerce
Networking Mixer
The Chamber invites our business
members to attend our Networking


Mixer hosted by Maddy Spa, 5409
Gulfport Blvd. S., Thursday, March
20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
It is very important for all Chamber
Members to attend, as this will also
be a Membership Meeting. Chamber
Members will be asked to ratify the
Chamber By-Laws. Each member
has been provided the Gulfport Area
Chamber of Commerce By-Laws,
whichwere approvedby the Chamber
Board of Directors. In the event a
member has not received or has
questions concerning the documents,
please feel free to contact Executive
Director Bob Newcomb at 727-
344-3711.
We encourage our members to
come together at this beautiful
facility and meet fellow business
owners supporting our Chamber.
If your business would like to
sponsor a networking mixer,
please call Bob Newcomb at 727-
344-3711. Haven't joined the
Chamber, visit our website at www.
Gulfportareachamberofcommerce.
org and join online.


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8 Gabber March 13 -March 19, 2014







A Special Thank You To Our Customers And My Second Family


S Pete's Barber Shop & Hair Design has been
Serving St. Petersburg for over 33 years. It's
a "family thing" since 1957 when my father,
Pat and his father, Angelo were both
Sbarbers in the area. I grew up here. I love
our community and enjoy coming to
work every morning! My wife, Karyn
and I have the best staff any small
S business owner could hope for. They're
our second family.
Growing up in St. Petersburg I had the opportunity to
spend my free time jl.i'iiw with my friends in the
neighborhood and dropping by the barbershop to see
Dad and Gramps busy cutting hair and giving a straight
razor shave and hot towel to their customers. When I
was about 7, I remember the guy next door telling my
dad, "I feel like a million bucks Pat!" I knew I wanted to
be a barber right then.
My dad knew everything that was going on in the
community, which can be good and bad when you're a
teenage boy. I learned early on to walk a pretty straight
line. Dad always told me to treat people like you want to
be treated and you'll always be happy and successful!


I have been very fortunate. We have grown from a
couple of barbers to a full service salon. Haircuts for the
whole family, manicures, pedicures, color...you name it,
we do it! Always at an affordable price. And the most
rewarding thing that I have found is hearing our
customers leave happy with their new look!
Here are a few that have taken the time to let us know
(even days later):
"Best haircut in town ...$13."
~ Andrew R.
"My neighbor told me about Pete's. Great haircut and
no long wait!"
~ John S.
"Jen is amazing, everyone here is!!! Always friendly and
they even play country music, which I LOVE."
~ Andrew K.
"Great place to work."
~ Trish R.
"Been coming here for years. Pete is the man when it
comes to cutting the lettuce."
~ John L.


te's Barber Shop
727-347-9994
Quality Cuts
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Letters
Careful what
you wish for
Dear Cathy: I am writing in
response to your most recent "Hard
Candy". While I share your love for
Gulfport and the desire to see it grow
and evolve, I am worried that your
rendition of the future looks a bit too
- for lack of a better word cheesy. I
am quite happy to be able to hear the
birds chirp and the water lap while
enjoying Gulfport beach and pier.
As I read your piece, in my mind I
began to picture a three-ring circus,
and my first response was I'.% % %".
I love a calliope as much as the next
guy, but do I want to hear it all the
time? My feeling is absolutely not,
and I'm willing to bet most other
folks don't either. Yes, the funding


could be found; we have an amazing,
creative city staff that already does
wonders. But just because we can
do something, that doesn't mean we
should.
Besides, what's so awful about living
within our means? Let's not get too
big for our financial britches. You
say poor, I say thrifty. My dad drove
a Plymouth for years. It ran great!
Besides, money can't buy character
and class. I've been to Key West's
sunset celebration. Gulfport is cooler.
I'm not saying we shouldn't improve or
think outside of the box when adding
to Gulfport's appeal as a destination
location but the Jersey shore, Las
Vegas, and Disney have already been
done let's be better than that.
Laura Henderson


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every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. They
read stories, sing songs, blow bubbles
and meet other caregivers in the
community! For more information
contact Cailey at 893-1074 or
cklasson@mygulfport.us.

Adult Basic
Sailing School
Boca Ciega Yacht Club will be
offering its five-week Adult Basic
Sailing Class beginning Wednesday,
March 19th. The course includes five
Wednesday evenings of classroom
instruction, as well as four weekend
waterfront sailing sessions. Students
will put classroom theories into
practice sailing the club's Catalina
16.5 fleet. Cost is $250 per person
including all classroom materials
and an U.S. Sailing Association
Basic Keelboat manual. Participants
will receive a complementary three
month membership. With a 2:1
student teacher ratio, this is the
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Design Concepts
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As a follow-up to Community Design
Week last fall, concepts for the Corey
Avenue District will be presented for
review and feedback at a community
workshop on the evening of March
26th and at an open house before a
special City Commission workshop
on the evening of March 27th.
InNovember, ideas for improvements
to the Corey Avenue District were
proposedbypropertyowners, business
owners, and interested community
members during the three-day
"Community Design Week" which
consisted of workshops, discussions,
and other activities. A team of
community planners, landscape
architects, and transportation
engineers from Michael Baker Jr.,
Inc. then used these ideas as the
basis for the concepts they developed
and will present on March 26th and
27th.
Illustrations and graphics to be
presented at the meetings will show
proposed ideas that fall into three
broad categories:
* Circulation and parking concepts
include a couplet design for a set of
one-way segments that would circle
around Corey Avenue on Blind Pass,
75th Avenue, Gulf Boulevard, and
73rd Avenue.
* Urban design concepts include
streetscape, gateway, and wayfinding
improvements that are intended
to provide a more comfortable
environment for pedestrians,
beautify the streets, guide visitors,
and heighten the visual identity of
the Corey Avenue District.
* Catalyst development sites are
opportunities for development or
redevelopment that could boost
activity in the district and catalyze
private investment.
The community workshop on
March 26 will have a presentation
and structured activities for public
input on the concepts, while the open
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close-up individual inspection and
comment before the presentation and
discussion at the City Commission
workshop.
In addition to the evening meetings
open to the general public, the Baker
team is scheduling daytime meetings
with property and business owners
and key community leaders who are
most affected by the improvements
or who could play a role in carrying
them out.
The following events are open to the
public.
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p.m., City Commission Workshop at
City Hall, 155 Corey Avenue.
Questions can be directed to Mike
Bonfield at the City of St. Pete
Beach, by calling 727-363-9232 or
mailing citymanager@stpetebeach.
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dedicated to the project at http://
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Drivers on South Pasadena Avenue
will see something unusual when
Body Dynamics celebrates thirty
years of fitness at a free indoor/
outdoor fitness party, Saturday,
March 15, 9 a.m. to noon at the
landmark facility located at 900
Pasadena Avenue S. The main
parking lot will be turned into an


open air classroom where Body
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Circuit and Zumba classes. On
the outdoor entertainment stage,
a disc jockey will keep the music
and energy spinning, games and
prizes will test everyone's fitness
knowledge and surprise awards will
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Msgr. Trainor Hall located on the north side of St. John Vianney Catholic Church
Enjoy fresh cooked fresh fish which is fried at St. John's by the chefs from
Hubbard's Friendly Fisherman (parishioners) at John's Pass. The baked fish is
prepared fresh each Friday by a parish volunteer. Pizza is purchased from
Verducci's Italian Restaurant (parishioners) on St. Pete Beach.
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discounted memberships will also be
offered during the festival.
Body Dynamics has been welcoming
people of all ages, genders and fitness
levels since 1984. Striving to provide
a friendly, family atmosphere, both
clients and staff have been fixtures
at the facility for decades and it
has been lovingly nicknamed the
"Cheers" of gyms. With more than
1700 members, the gym offers a
wide variety of classes, equipment,
personal trainers, massage and The
Play Center, a specially designed
and supervised child care center
for children 18 months to 11 years.
Both fitness and camaraderie are
the goals of this locally owned and
operated fitness center.
Owned by businessman and
philanthropist Bill Edwards since
2004, Body Dynamics is open 7
days a week, with extended hours
to accommodate even the busiest
of schedules. For more information
about the gym and fitness party
please go to www.BodyD.com.

Wheelchair Basketball
Players Wanted
Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary
Baptist Church in St. Petersburg
is seeking participants (male
and female) for the Paralympic
Therapeutic Sports Ministry (TSM)
wheelchair basketball game. TSM
is offering wheelchair basketball to
inspire youth and adults whose daily
lives require the use of wheelchairs.
An exhibition game between the
Orlando Magic Wheels and Tampa
Bay Strong Dogs will be held at
Wildwood Recreation Center, 1000
28th Street S., St. Petersburg, on
March 22 starting at 10 a.m. The
game will showcase two well-known
paraplegic teams, joined by local
St. Petersburg community players. If
you or someone you know is interested
in playing for the Mt. Zion team or
volunteering to help, please contact
Coach CeCe, TSM Coordinator
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Paddle Benefit
Come out the Pancake, Pedal,
Paddle benefit for the newly formed
Gulfport Women's Center on March
15th atPavilion#6 on Gulfport Beach.
Pancakes served from 10 a.m. to
12 noon. Bring your favorite toppings
to share. Plates and utensils
provided. There will be some water
and orange juice but 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 12:30-2 p.m.
Donations gratefully accepted.

Register for Summer
Camp in St. Pete Beach
Registration for the 2014 summer
camp programs offered by the
City of St. Pete Beach Recreation
department is now open. There
are full day camp options and half
day specialty camps that include:
all American dolls, archery,
construction, cooking, creative
writing, cheerleading, fishing,
photography, and Lego Robotics.
For registration forms and more
information, go to www.spbrec.com
or call the St Pete Beach Community
Center at 727-363-9245.

Third Saturday Art Walk
On Saturday, March 15, from
6-10 p.m., visitors can meet and
purchase the works of talented
independent artisans, craftsmen,
authors and entertainers, stretched
over a half-mile up and down scenic
Beach Boulevard.
The event features new artists
every week and includes several
different sculpture and paint
mediums, jewelry, photography, fish
rubbings, upcycleditems, handmade/
designed clothing and accessories,
body products and more. Most
recently, Art Walk has added a new
component called Collective Soulz.
Collective Soulz brings to Gulfport
new and emerging artists, whose
talents range from photography to
pottery and from drawing to music,
giving them the opportunity to see
if they can succeed as a working
artist at street fairs. Live musicians
appear at several venues throughout
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the waterfront district, including
Stephanie, Owen Poteat, and Rob
Irie to name a few. The Industrial
Art Center of Gulfport offers step-
by-step classes and instruction
in specialized areas such as glass
casting, glass fusing, sculptural
welding and forged steel for students
age 5-85.
While browsing the art and craft
booths, don't miss Gulfport's unique
shops, boutiques and galleries and
enjoy dinner at one of over a dozen
fine restaurants within the area.
There is no admission fee for
visitors and complimentary parking


is available nearby with courtesy
trolley rides available from off-site
parking areas. Gulfport events are
pet and family friendly. Experience
a dining, shopping and cultural
experience unlike any other. The
event is located near the surrounding
area of 3129 Beach Blvd. S. in
Gulfport.
Vendor information can be
found at SIKpromotions.com. For
general information, follow them
on Facebook www.facebook.com/
GulfportArtWalk, visit www.
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Lunch starts at noon and
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Medicare Savings &
Extra Help Programs
Join The Gulfport Senior Center on
Monday, March 17th at 2:30 p.m. for
an educational workshop where you
can find out how Medicare Savings
and Extra Help Programs may
help you save. You'll get a better
understanding of how these programs
work and how you can apply for them.
This workshop is provided by Wendy
Creamer with Humana.
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and free for all individuals 50 years
of age or older. For more information,
please contact Rachel at 727-
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Apply to Serve on
TBEP Committee
Applications are now being accepted
for a two-year appointment to
the Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Community Advisory Committee.
Members of the Community
Advisory Committee are expected
to communicate at least once a year


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Thursday, March 20, 2pm


tSt. Paddy Party March 17
STraditional Corned Beef Dinner Music
Served 1-Bpm


Loving You Elvis Show
March 30
CALL FOR TICKETS
$20 Donation


Drop off your pets while you Drop in and meet Dr. Scot M. Trefz and his incredibly
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located by the Publix Plaza at
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with their local elected officials
to support program funding and
inform elected officials of progress
in restoring Tampa Bay. Members
volunteer for at least one program-
sponsored activity or special event
per year. Members represent the
Tampa Bay Estuary Program on
other committees and boards, local
communities and agencies and
schools and community groups.
Applicants must live or work in
Hillsborough, Manatee or Pinellas
counties and attend three meetings
per year, held on Wednesdays from
3 to 5 p.m. in St. Petersburg.
Interested parties should submit an
application to be considered for this
vacancy.
In order to be considered for
appointment to the committee, all
applications must be received by the
end of business on Friday, March
14. Pinellas County Commissioner
Charlie Justice will review all
resumes and make an appointment
to the Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Community Advisory Committee.
To apply, email a r6sum6 to roreid@
pinellascounty.org or mail to: Ralph
Reid, Office of Commissioner Charlie
Justice, Pinellas County Board of
County Commissioners, Pinellas
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Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756.

Free Phones for
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Florida Relay Telecommunications,
Inc., the non-profit distributor of
specialized telecommunications
equipment for people with hearing
loss and speech disabilities, is now
offering a new amplified telephone
developed by Clarity, a division of
Plantronics, at no cost to seniors and
others with hearing loss living in
Pinellas County.
This is a significant new development
for those living in Pinellas County
with hearing loss. The XLC2 is an
easy-to-use cordless phone, that
amplifies incoming sounds up to 50
decibels and is available at no cost
for those certified with hearing loss.
Permanent Florida residents who are
certified as having a hearing loss can
easily obtain the XLC2 by completing
an application and visiting one of
FTRI's distribution centers. Call
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Heritage Village
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As part of the Speaking of History
lecture series, author Elizabeth Neily
will present Women of the Florida
Frontier on Sunday, March 16. The
lecture will be held at 2 p.m. in the
Pinellas Room at Heritage Village.
Neily will focus on notable
contributions of women on the
Florida frontier. She will discuss
the Spanish conquistadores, Native
American women and other pioneer
women. Neily explores the world
around her through her lens. As an
undergraduate student at Dalhousie
University in Halifax, Nova Scotia,
she learned to look at the human
impact on the world. She then turned
to looking at the natural world, and
has been especially interested in the
subtitles of the seasons of Florida
where she now lives.
In 2007, Neily was appointed
the director of the Panama Canal
Museum in Seminole, which offered
her opportunity to travel to Panama
and other Latin American countries.
Her interests in indigenous people of
the Americas led her on interesting
journeys. Together with her husband,
she offers educational programs
about the culture of Florida's earliest
people and the native plants and
wildlife that sustained them.
Videos featuring previous Speaking
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Village is located at 11909 125th
Street N. in Largo.


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at Bay Vista Recreation Center,
7000 4th Street S., Thursdays from
5 to 6 p.m. The cost is $25/4 classes.
For more information call 727-893-
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S Wine & Design at
Woman's Club
The GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club at 40 Snell Isle Blvd. N.E. is
inviting you to stop in for some wine
and wisdom to freshen up your home
d6cor. On Thursday, March 13 from
5-7 p.m. Decorating Den Interiors
will present 10 fun and very clever
suggestions to begin spring with a
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German American
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OnMarch 15th the German American
Society, located at 8098 66th St., N.
in Pinellas Park will present the one
and only Anton aus Tirol along with
DJ Herb. This should prove to be one
of the most entertaining evenings in
recent memory. Doors open at 6 p.m.
and the entertainment will begin
at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will be
open from 6-8 p.m. for hot food and
their full service bar is open until
11:30 p.m. The dress code is Florida
semi-formal (no shorts, other than
Lederhosen). The entrance fee is $8.
Contact Bob at 727-238-8201.

Legion Post 305 News
Tuesday night dinners are sponsored
by the Auxiliary. They are serving
meat loaf with mashed potatoes,
gravy, salad and vegetable for $7.
They also have meat loaf sandwiches
and turkey or ham subs for $5 as well
as chef salads for $6.
Get your tickets now for a "Loving
You Elvis Show" on March 30th.
Tickets are $20 per person. This
includes a buffet dinner with Pork
Tenderloin and Grilled Chicken
Oriental plus much more served
from 5:30-6:30 p.m. a nd the show
starting promptly at 7 p.m. The show
stars Geno singing his favorite Elvis
tunes with a little comedy thrown
in. You won't want to miss it. Even
if you have seen the show before, it
is never the same twice. But it has
been a sell-out every time so get your
tickets ASAP. This show is sponsored


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by the American Legion Auxiliary
Unit 305. The proceeds will go to
benefit the veterans at Bay Pines
Hospital. To get your tickets, drop in
at The American Legion, 6999 Gulf
Boulevard in St. Pete Beach or call
727-367-1596.

A Princess Ball
Daddy/Daughter Dance
Sponsored by Girl Scout Troop
#1180. This event is open to all
school age girls and an adult father
figure. You do not need to be a Girl
Scout to attend. It will be held on
Saturday, April 5th, from 7-10 p.m.
at Gulfport Casino Ballroom 5500
Shore Boulevard S. in Gulfport.


Enjoy music by DJ David, free
photo booth picture, finger foods and
punch. Memory patches are $2 and
Critter Creature Dolls are $15. Adult
chaperone and 1st girl costs $40,
additional girls with same chaperone
are $10 each. Call Brenda at 727-
385-5195 for tickets Order also at
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Gulfport Resident has
Exhibition at Ruth Hall
Gulfport Resident, Janet Folsom
has an exhibition of her paintings at
Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N. McMullen
Booth Road in Clearwater. The show
will run through April 8th.


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The St. Pete Beach Community
Center has new Senior Excursions
on the schedule. The excursions are
a great way for local seniors to travel
with their friends and make new ones!
The new trip is as follows:: March
21st: Winter Park Art Festival.
All excursions will depart from the St.
Pete Beach Community Center, 7701
Boca Ciega Drive. Trip times vary.
All participants must pre-register by
the Wednesday prior to the excursion.
Each trip is $12 for residents of
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residents. Cost covers transportation
only. All admission or lunch are
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St. Petersburg 345-7777
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- Worship Service
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Soup for Lent at
St. Andrew
St. Andrew Lutheran Church is
having a weekly Wednesday Lenten
service preceded by a light meal
consisting of a healthy Soup for Lent
(free of charge). The meal and service
will begin at 6 p.m. Pastor Mark
invites everyone especially the new to
the area and any person un-churched.
St. Andrew is located at 1901 62nd
Avenue S. in St. Petersburg. Call
864-3103.


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We are a welcoming, diverse Spiritual community.
Sunday Service 11:00 am
Miracles bookstore hours
Fri-Sat 11-4, Sun 10:30-1
1950 2nd Ave No St. Petersburg
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Unitarian Universalist
United Fellowship
5721 Central Ave.
Do you cherish your doubts? You might be
a Unitarian Universallist and not know it.
Join us for a free and responsible search
for truth and meaning.
Discussion 10:15 AM
Program 11:00 AM
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Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ
6315 Central Ave. St. Petersburg, FL 33710 727-347-1226
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am* / Adult Sunday School 9:30am
Sunday March 16th at 3:00pm in the Sanctuary
"Mattioli's Mad Musicians"
From the Mattioli School of Music and Arts on St. Pete Beach
Free admission Love offering graciously accepted to support the artists and concert series.
Everyone is invited to attend.
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and beautiful in traditional Judaism.
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or call 727-321-3380
1844 54th Street South
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with Kiddush to follow.


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Wednesday Healing Eucharist 12 pm
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Purim Celebration
Come celebrate the joyous occasion
of Purim on Friday, March 14 at
7 p.m. at Beth-El Shalom Messianic
Congregation, 1701 29th Avenue
N. See the Megillah of Esther
dramatized, enjoy the taste of a
hamantashin, and learn how to use a
grogger. Also find out how the account
of Esther applies to our lives today.
Free admission, all are welcome,
bring some friends. Call 345-7777 or
visit www.Jewishheritage.net.

Purim Party at
Congregation
Beth Sholom
Congregation Beth Sholom of
Gulfport located at 1844 54th Street
S. in Gulfport, will be holding its
annual reading of the Magilla and
costume party on Saturday, March
15 at 8:15 p.m. Attendees are asked
to wear a costume if they desire.
There will be a good time had by all
and, of course, plenty of booing and
hissing at Haman's name along with
twirling and noise making groggers.
A social gathering will be held
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Sunday, 8am & 10 .3Oarn
Wednesday, 1Oam
Last Sunday of the Month, 6pm
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*Ash Wednesday March 5*
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30 W&t Avenre, St. Ptele each
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9:00am Contemporary Service
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Calling All Churches

"If you saw a homeless child sitting on the doorstep at your church, would
you give this child shelter"? asked Tom Cioffi of Family Promise, a nationally
acclaimed program for homeless families with children coming to St. Petersburg.
He was speaking to representatives from local churches and members of the
community at an outreach event February 18th hosted by Central Christian
Church in St. Petersburg.
Family Promise of Pinellas is working to partner with churches andvolunteers
in the St. Petersburg area and is committed to helping children and their
parents move from homelessness to independence. Families are sheltered
while services are provided to secure employment, social services and housing
for the family.
"This is an amazing program. We're ALL IN" said pastor Rich Franz from
Central Christian Church in St. Petersburg.
The next outreach event is Tuesday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m. at Central
Christian Church, 6161 22nd Ave. N. in St. Petersburg. All area churches are
invited, as well as members of the community.
Family Promise was founded over 20 years ago and is embraced in 182
cities across the country. The home office is in Summit, New Jersey. The
organization's mission is, to help homeless and low income families with
children achieve sustainable independence. "We've served about 500,000
people in the last 20 years and most of our clients are children" said Cioffi.
According to the Florida Department of Children & Families' Council on
Homeless Report released in June 3013, there are 3085 homeless children in
Pinellas County and 63,685 in the State of Florida, however, there is always a
question of "under-counting" children because parents fear their children will
be taken away if they're homeless.
For more information call Debbie Nash at 757-348-8858.


Gabber March 13-March 19, 2014


Easter Services at
Trinity Lutheran
Trinity Lutheran Church, 401 Fifth
Street N. in St. Petersburg, will hold
Maundy Thursday Service on April
17th at noon and 6 p.m., Good Friday
Service on April 18th at noon and
6 p.m. and Easter Sunday Service
on April 20th at 10 a.m. with Bishop
Schaefer to preside and preach. All
are welcome.

Wednesday Mini
Concerts During Lent
Jim Inmon, musician at St. Alban's
will be offering a free mini organ
concert at noon each Wednesday
during Lent. The concerts will be
15 to 20 minutes and feature music
for meditation and renewal. You are
welcome to bring a bag lunch to eat
afterwards in the Church's Welcome
Center. Questions? Call the Church
Office 360-8406.

St. Petersburg
Aglow Lighthouse
St. Petersburg Aglow Lighthouse
invites you to its meeting on
Saturday, March 15, at Hibachi
Buffet, Park Plaza Shopping Center,
7610 49th Street N., Pinellas Park,
at 11:30 a.m.
Their guest speaker is Dr. Shirri
Hinton, Founder and President of
Faith Empowerment Center, Inc.
(an international Outreach Ministry)
ministry) of Tampa, Florida. Call 727-
327-9070 or 727-207-2721.


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Gulfport Chamber Performs at the Library


The Gulfport Chamber
Players performed on
Thursday March 6th at the
Gulfport Public Library.
A variety of pieces from
Beethoven, Dvo 6k, Joplin to
Mozart were performed. Over
100 people attended. The
musical event was sponsored
by the Circle of Friends.


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HCA Health Talks -
"Preventing Falls"
On Monday, March 24th at
2:30 p.m. come out to the Gulfport
Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue S.
to learn about strategies, safety and
exercises to help prevent falls. People
who experience a fear of falling often
limit their physical activities, which
can result in loss of strength, reduced
muscle tone, and balance problems,
making the risk of falling even
greater. Strength, flexibility and
increased balance each contribute
to preventing falls and injuries.
Presented by St. Petersburg General
Hospital.
Must be a registered Gulfport Senior
Center member. Membership is easy
and free for all individuals 50 years
of age or older. For more information,
please contact Rachel at 727-
893-1231.

Musical Tribute to
Frank Sinatra
The Catherine Hickman Theater
at 5501 27th Avenue S. will host a
must see event for any Sinatra fan. A
multi-media extravaganza show for
the eyes and ears will be on Sunday,
March 23rd at 2 p.m.! Tony Sands
has incorporated video of stunning
graphics that entice you the moment
the stage lights dim and the music
begins.
The show starts with Sinatra's
early days with Tommy Dorsey to the
bright lights of New York City to his
comeback at Madison Square Garden,
the "Main Event". Tony is uncanny
portraying Frank's mannerisms
and his singing voice will take the
audience on an amazing musical
journey. It's as if Frank walked off
of the screen and on to the stage to
perform for the audience.
Don't miss this one of a kind musical
tribute to Frank Sinatra starring
Tony Sands. Tickets are available
in advance for $20 at the Gulfport
Casino at 5500 Shore Blvd. S. or The
Beach Bazaar at 3115 Beach Blvd.
S. Visit Tony Sands website at www.
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Live in Color Meditation
Live in color meditations: The art of
breathing in color. A new meditation
class will be starting at the Gulfport
Recreation Center on Thursday,
March 27th. The class will be from
10:30 -11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per
class and $5 for seniors. For more
information and questions, please
call Rasheedah at 850-339-4668.

Sale into the Nautical
Flea Market
Interested in unloading some
nautical equipment or searching
for cool nautical gear? Well, look no
further as the City of Gulfport Marina
is hosting their yearly Nautical Flea
Market on Saturday, March 22 from
7 a.m. 2 p.m. at Gulfport Municipal
Marina, 4630 29th Avenue S.
Cost for a 10xl0 space is $10, so
sign up now as space is limited. Slip
renters are free. Please bring your
own table. For more information,
contact Harbormaster Denis Frain
at 727-893-1071.

Get Tickets for Pass-
a-Grille Home Tour
Tickets for the 17th Pass-a-Grille
Home Tour are now available.
The tour on March 22nd from
1-5 p.m. includes five Pass-A-Grille
homes, drinks and light refreshments
at the Pass-a-Grille Women's Club
clubhouse, and noted local historians
at the Gulf Beaches Museum and
artists at the Suntan Art Center.
Busses taking patrons on the tour


will also stop at historic 8th Avenue
where patrons may shop or dine at
local establishments with special
home tour deals.
Tickets are $20 and are limited. To
purchase tickets online go to pagwc.
com.

Community Law
Program
Legal assistance is available from
the Community Law Program at the
Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th
Avenue S. every third Friday of the
month. You must be 60 years of age or
older and qualify with the program.
Call 727-582-7480 to qualify and to
make the appointment.
If you qualify, the legal assistance is
free. The Community Law Program is
provided by St. Petersburg Attorneys
and exists to empower the most


vulnerable in our community through
pro bono legal representations and
assistance and outreach.

Heart Healthy
Cooking Class
You are invited to a Heart Healthy
Cooking Class at the Gulfport
Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue
S. on Thursday, March 13th at
2:30 p.m. The chef from The Health
and Rehabilitation Centre at
Dolphins View will show you how to
put together a delicious and healthy
meal.
Space is limited. You must reserve
your spot by calling the Senior Center
at 727-893-5657.
Must be a registered Gulfport Senior
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Pictured (L-R) are winners of the men's singles tournament played February 25. Jack
Sutphin, Emile Belkin, Richard Boles and Jean Yves Rioux. Jean Yves won the main event
and Emile won the consolation.
On Tuesday, February 25, the final season singles tournaments were held for
men and women separately. For the women it was ( ih. ri yl Garron winning the
main event, while Patty O'Brien won the consolation. Jean Yves Rioux won the
main event for the men with Emile Belkin winning the consolation. On Friday,
February 28, the doubles tournament was played with 24 entries which saw
the team of Henri Derouin and Blair Libby win the main event while Patty
O'Brien and John Stelmaski won the consolation.
On Friday, March 21, the annual "Fun Day" at the courts will be held, open
to any Town Shores resident with or without any shuffleboard expertise.
Different contests will be held where good luck usually plays a big role. Free
refreshments will be on hand too.



Niqht time trips to the bathroom

keeping you awake?

We are currently recruiting men and women,
age 50 years and older, for a research study to
evaluate the effectiveness of an
investigational nasal spray to reduce the
number of times you get up each night to
urinate.

If you wake two or more times each night to urinate
and have experienced these symptoms regularly for
six months or more, you may qualify for this study.

Qualified participants may receive confidential study related medical care,
including physical exam, lab tests, and study medication, at no cost.
Additional compensation for travel and other expenses may also be
provided.


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4751 66th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
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Scientists!
Every Monday from 3-4 p.m. the
Gulfport Public Library hosts an
after-school science and engineering
club for children in grades K-5th.
Build with Legos and try a new science
experiment every week! Parents are
more than welcome to join in on the
fun! Call 727-893-1074.

Garden Club of
St. Petersburg Events
The following events will be
held at the Garden Club of St.
Petersburg, 500 Sunset Drive S. in
St. Petersburg. Call 727-381-8920 or
visit www.gardenclubstpetersburg.
org.
STuesday, March 18: "Plant
Auction" presented by Dracaena
Circle of the Garden Club of
St. Petersburg, 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 20: "Join Us
For a Cup of Tea". Our Spring Tea
including "Fashions of Times Past"
presented by the Garden Club of
St. Petersburg, 2 p.m. Bring your
favorite tea cup and sauce. Hats
or gloves optional. Reservations
Required by March 14. Checks for
$25, made Payable to GCSP, are
mailed to Shannon Huet, 7980 9th
Avenue S., St. Petersburg, 33707.
Proceeds support Garden Club
projects including Scholarships.

Polish American
Society News
The Polish American Society,
1343 Beach Drive SE (next to Coast
Guard commissary) is open with live
bands on Sundays through May 4th.
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with music
fro, 3-6 p.m. Please RSVP for dinner
to Bev at 727-526-6835. Dance is $5
for members, $7 for non-members.
Become a member! Enjoy a Polish
dinner for $7 for St. Joseph's Day.
Wear your attire.
Bring family and friends and support
Polish heritage. Kids are welcome!
Join them for a Tea Dance on March
26th. Lessons from 11:30-12:30 p.m.,
$3, dance from 1-3:30 p.m. with
Bobby Tess on trumpet. Cost is $7.
Call Bev at 727-526-6835 or visit
www.polishamericansociety.org.

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Bay Area Button
Club Swap-n-Shop
The Annual Bay Area Button
Club Swap-n-Shop will be held
on Saturday, March 22 at Park
Station (Pinellas Park Chamber of
Commerce), Room 101 in Pinellas
Park. Selling table fee is $12, first
come, first served. Donation of $1
is suggested at the door. Call Pam
Davis at 727-742-5584.

Save the Date
The 20th annual Springfest will
take place along the green and tree-
covered expanse of Gulfport's 7.5
acre ('I in. irPark (5501 27th Avenue
S.), along the Beach Blvd. approach
to the City's historic waterfront
district, on Saturday, April 12th,
from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The theme of
the event features Springfest as a
"Garden, Art and Faerie Festival."
For one day only, the park will
be transformed into an "enchanted
village" inhabited by costumed
faeries, sprites, gnomes, ogres and
trolls. Renaissance-era characters,
gypsies, minstrels, wizards and
roving entertainers in costume will
also stroll through the event. All
visitors are encouraged to join in the
spirit of Springfest by donning wings,
faerie-tale finery, Renaissance flair
or any imagination-inspired attire.
Two costume contests will take place
to recognize the most colorfully-clad
visitors, one for the little ones and
another for older folks.
The event is free, family and dog-
friendly, and open to the public.
Activities and entertainment for all
ages will be offered. A wide variety
of activities and entertainment will
include a May pole dance, a faerie
house contest, garden art and plant
sale and live music. A children's area
will offer many activities including
tiara-making, face painting, pixie
dusting, bubble blowing, a "faerie
fight" and more.
Vendors will offer live garden
plants, garden art, flowers, herbs,
Renaissance-period items, clothing,
jewelry, art, hand-made crafts
and more. Assorted food and drink
vendors will be on hand, and an
enchanted beer garden will offer
adult beverages. Live music will be
performed throughout the day.
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and free trolley rides to and from
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Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Gulfport, the Gulfport Merchants
Association, Bright House
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By Holiday Mathis
The week kicks off under the
full moon in Virgo, the sign of
improvement. If your desire to
improve yourself is constant and
yet you can only stomach so much
self-help information, you may be
responding to internal wisdom.
Improvement happens as much in
relaxation as it does in activity.
Much like reaping the benefits of a
good workout, to absorb information,
your body and mind must have time
to relax and assimilate the new.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Like
rapper Eminem, you've made friends
with the monster under your bed,
and you've also made friends with
a few monsters lurking around your
workplace (although you won't be
inviting them to dinner anytime
soon). You'll have greater influence
over what happens because these
monsters" will listen to you.
ARIES (March 21-April 19).
Considering too many things that
need to change at once and becoming
obsessed with what you cannot
change causes mental overwhelm
andparalysis. Helpful thinking takes
practice. Breathe, relax and take it
one task at a time. You'll achieve an
attitude of "cool" and transform your
scene bit by bit.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20).
Seeing the words "never," "always"
and "no" triggers something in you
-- you want to prove them wrong.
You won't be micromanaged. You
simply can't bring yourself to obey
rules that are too constricting and
controlling. You'll be the rebel who
breaks free. The similarly oppressed
will thank you.
GEMINI (I.ny 21-June 21). Let
nothing interfere with your efforts to
feel good. This week that will include
bucking a few cultural norms, as
there are certain common practices
that don't suit you at all. When you
make a plan that is specific to you,
it will keep you from the harmful
habits that so many fall into these
days.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Before
you embark on a task you're not so
keen on, consider that doing nothing


at all has its benefits, too. Beyond
recharging and resetting your mind,
you'll also catch the attention of busy
people, some of whom will attempt
to put you to work. If the work looks
interesting, you just might agree!
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Much will
depend on your salesmanship this
week. Getting to "yes" has to do
with alighting on the magic question
that will inspire someone to share
objectives and activities. It's not
only the question that will matter;
it's also the comfortable rapport that
comes first, putting your subject in a
receptive frame of mind.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). If you
have a goal, you'll make astounding
progress toward it. Ultra-aware
of your environment, you'll utilize
everything at your disposal to
manifest your aim. If you don't have
a goal, you'll still keenly be aware of
your environment and your feelings
about it. Let that guide you toward
your purpose.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The
person who physically shows up but
doesn't engage with mind or heart
is not really present. This state of
absent presence is worse than not
showing up at all, because it is as
deceptive as a Halloween decoration
-- a fake ghost blowing in the wind.
You demand more from yourself and
others this week.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21).
Your spiritual well-being will be an
important focus. The wonderful thing
about a spiritual practice is that you
don't have to add it to your list of
things to do; you can do it wherever
you are. Being spiritually aware
and present will be an enhancement
of, not an addition to, the many
activities on your schedule.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). You can just look at people and
clearly see what they need to move
forward in life. However, your ideas
may not match up with what they
really want. Find out what people
have done, are doing and want to
do. When you're absolutely sure you
understand, you'll be able to help
and earn money at the same time.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).


Teachers come in many forms. This
week they will come as circumstances
and events instead of as humans.
Some of these events will inform,
nurture and protect, while others
challenge you by knocking you down.
Lessons are learned either way,
though you will learn quicker with
the latter method.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). One
new relationship will open many,
many doors for you. Learning about
another person will be enjoyable
work. It won't be satisfying enough
for you to simply find out the history
and relevant facts -- you'll need to
remember them, too. You'll build
bonds on what you discover and
commit to memory.
This Week's Birthdays: You'll
reach a kind of professional finish
line and finally have the chance to
do work you thoroughly enjoy, while
delegating the tasks you find less
than savory. Relationships shift for
the better in April, though at first it
may not feel that way. June brings
a reunion, and you'll jump back into
each other's lives like no time has
passed. August is about celebrating
your health and doing the work to
jump to a new fitness level.


Music at Gulfport
Beach Pavilion #6
Monday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Harold & Donna alternating weeks
with Len & 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
listening & dancing
Weather permitting
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Gulfport Little League!
It's not over yet!
By Sharon Butler
Last Saturday, March 8th,
Gulfport Little League hosted their
Opening Day Ceremony. Let's not
make it the last one under the
name "Gulfport Little League". By
2015, District 5 will merge Gulfport
(GPLL) and Southwest Little
League (SWLL). This could happen
as early as September 30, 2014. At
this time, each league will need to
elect their new board of directors.
GPLL and other leagues have been
combining together to get an ample
number of players for teams over the
past several years. The difference
between combining with a league,
and merging is tremendous!
Combining means: taking players
from up to 3 different leagues at a
time, and making a team or several
teams in a division. The benefit of
this is, at tournament time, there
are a sufficient number of children
to make a true and competitive All
Star team for each division. Since
the number of children playing has
decreased district-wide, this is a
viable option for not only GPLL, but
other leagues as well! Each league
still retains their charter, board,
volunteers, etc., and is enhanced by
combining with the other leagues.
Merging means: taking two or
more leagues and making one new
league. The old league or leagues
will cease to exist. The new league
will apply for a new charter and
elect a new board of directors. This
does not mean that an equal number
of board members from the former
leagues will be representing each of
those leagues. Unfortunately, the
new board can exist of only members
from either of the leagues, which can
be an unfair representation.
Mr. Liberatore states that "nothing is
forever" when discussing the merger


between GPLL and SWLL, however,
once these leagues are disbanded
and merged into one league, there
will no longer be a "Gulfport Little
League" or a "Southwest Little
League". If the enrollment increases
and we want to have our own league
again, we will have to reapply for a
new charter, and new boundaries
will have to be designated all over
again. There is no guarantee that
the new charter will be granted.
Yes, there was a time when GPLL
had over 200 players registered, but
those days are long gone. Due to the
amount of other activities available
to children nowadays, we will not
see those numbers again.
The only positive aspect for GPLL of
merging would be an ample number
of coaches and volunteers available,
in which GPLL is in need of now.
The increase of the boundaries would
require people living on the beaches,
to travel to Gulfport for games and


practices. Families living on the
beaches would not benefit from this
merger, as they are actually closer
to two other league's fields. If you
look at a boundary map, note that
the northern beaches of SWLL,
are closer to Gulf Beaches Little
League. The southern beaches of
SWLL are closer to Baypoint Little
League. The middle of the beaches
of SWLL is closer to GPLL. There
is no guarantee that Lum Atkinson
Fields will be your home field as it is
now for some of the families living
in Gulfport. GPLL has more than 50
children registered. If remappingg
the remaining area of Gulfport"
to include the rest of the city adds
between eight to ten players, it could
be a positive outcome for GPLL
without adversely affecting SWLL.
Instead of disbanding both leagues,
maybe a compromise can be
reached?


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Country Gospel
Sing-a-Long
Country Gospel Sing A Long is
now held at Victory Church of the
Nazarene, 4401 58th Street N. in
Kenneth City. Ed Hoehn and his son
Tyler will be with them on March
23 at 6:30 p.m. Tyler is about 13
years old and is planning on being
a missionary to Germany. Call 727-
565-5244 or email to cgospelsing@
yahoo.com.

Learn Hawaiian
Hulas with Kalina
Moonlight Lady and Hukilau will
be the dances learned during this
five- week session starting March
19th on Wednesdays. The class
is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and is
$40 for the session or $10 per class
located at the Gulfport Recreation
Center, 5730 Shore Boulevard S.
The instructor will be Kalina, who
has studied hula for over 30 years.
She will share her dance knowledge,
stories and protocol. Have lots of fun


while doing a gentle exercise, great
for strengthening bad knees! Please
call Kalina at 727-251-0424.

Protect the Rights
of Elders
Florida's Long-Term Care
Ombudsman Program needs
volunteers tojoinits corps of dedicated
advocates who protect the rights of
elders residing in nursing homes,
assisted living facilities and adult
family care homes. The program's
local councils are seeking additional
volunteers to identify, investigate
and resolve residents' concerns.
Special training and certification is
provided. All interested individuals
who care about protecting the health,
safety, welfare and rights of long-
term care facility residents -- who
often have no one else to advocate for
them -- are encouraged to call local
727-588-6912, toll-free (888) 831-
0404 or visit the program's Web site
athttp://ombudsman.myflorida.com.
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open session of these meetings begins
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those interested in volunteering are
welcome to attend.

ABWA Luncheon
and Fashion Show
American Business Women's
Association presents Fashion
Tropical Luncheon and Fashion
show on Saturday, April 5, at
11:30 a.m. at Pasadena Yacht and
Country Club, 6300 Pasadena Point
Boulevard S. in Gulfport. Fashions
provided by Patchington, Isla Del Sol
Shopping Village in St. Petersburg.
Luncheon includes Almond Chicken
Salad, coffee, tea and dessert, 50/50
drawing, silent auction and valuable
gift baskets. Cost is $25. Call Denise
Coffee at 727-403-6441. All proceeds
benefit the Education & Scholarship
Fund.

Conversational Spanish
for Beginners II
Do you speak Spanish but not
fluently? Are you looking to fine tune
your sentences in Spanish? Have you
no one to practice the Spanish you
already know? Then this is the class
for you. During this eight week class
you will be able to read a story in
Spanish andcomprehendthe meaning
of each word. Conversational Spanish
for Beginners II on Mondays from
3-4 p.m. Cost is $80 for entire eight
week session (all materials provided).
Classes start Monday, March 17th.
Fees are payable to the Recreation
Center by March 15. Native Spanish
speaker will guide you into the
language experience you are looking
for. Must register by calling 727-
482-2125 after 3 p.m.


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Area Election Results, from front page
By Cathy Salustri

Roman Over Ray in Gulfport Greg Premer claimed
that commission seat; his
After three months of cam- Country Club, gave her the opponent, Jim Anderson, has
paigning and what the can- most votes: 675. Roman won run and lost before, as has his
didates themselves described by 625 votes. Precinct 208 wife. Mr. Anderson currently
as a congenial election, 3,593 falls inside Ward One; Ro- has active litigation against
of Gulport's 12,527 residents man's own ward, and the one the city for issues relating
chose Yolanda Roman as she will represent on council, to the comprehensive plan,
their new Ward Three coun- encompasses precinct 210, something that appeared not
cilperson. in which she received 370 to bother 459 of the 1,011
"I'm ecstatic," Councilwom- votes, voters on District Three.


an-elect Roman said from
her victory party at Salty's
Tuesday night. "It was a
well-designed, well-orga-
nized campaign. It was real-
ly the result of hard work."
Roman won all precincts
except eastern Gulfport's
precinct 203, in which the
Supervisor of Elections re-
corded no ballots. Roman's
showing in precinct 208,
inside Pasadena Yacht and


After the Pasadena Yacht
and Country Club, Ward
Four's precinct 209 had the
most voters with 662 total
votes cast.
Although elected to rep-
resent Ward Three, voters
citywide elect all Gulfport
councilmembers.
Roman told the Gabber she
is ready to get started.
"I'm thrilled to serve
Gulfport," she said.


Breakdown of Gulfport votes:
Precinct Ray Roman Total
203 0 0 0
206 144 246 390
207 129 192 321
208 587 675 1,262
209 250 451 701
210 292 370 662
218 82 175 257
Total 1,484 2,109 3,593



All Challengers Win on St. Pete Beach


The beach has a
new mayor, as well as new
representatives on Districts
One and Three
Of the five commission
seats on St. Pete Beach, three
will have new faces after the
city clerk swears in the new
commissioners. Incumbents
Lorraine Huhn (District One)
and Steve McFarlin (Ml.,y,'i
lost their elections Tuesday
night. District Three, a seat
vacated by incumbent Marvin
Shavlan when he moved
outside city limits, also has a
new commissioner.
Maria Lowe usurped
incumbent mayor Steve
McFarlin by 181 votes; 3921


people voted for the mayor. Of
those, 2,479 voted early and
1,373 voted on election day;
Lowe led both early voters
and election-day voters.
In District One, which
covers north St. Pete Beach,
incumbent Lorraine Huhn
lost to challenger Terri
Finnertyby24votes. Finnerty
earned 460 votes while Huhn
captured 436. Finnerty won
the early voters by one vote
(eight to seven), the absentee
votes 19 (306 to 287), and the
election day voters by four
votes (146 to 142).
District Three includes Belle
Vista and the large resort
district. Belle Vista resident


However, more voters chose
Greg Premer, who earned
552 votes. Premer lost the
early vote he had six votes
while Anderson had 13 but
won the absentee vote (351
to 295) and the election-day
vote (195 to 151).
Districts Two and Four
will be up for election in
2015; currently Jim Parent
and Melinda Pletcher,
respectively, fill those seats.


Incumbents will Keep their
Seats in South Pasadena


Tuesday afternoon, Art
Penny, Max Elson, and
Harris Blair waited outside
South Pasadena hall, waving
to passers-by and greeting
voters (candidate Robert
Small had called it a day and
headed home). Throughout
the race, challengers Harris
Blair and Robert Small
worked to get their message
out to the public, appearing
at times to run as a two-
person ticket, despite South
Pasadena's practice of
electing each commissioner
independently.
In the end, voters chose
to retain the two current
commissioners: Art Penny
and Max Elson. 2,830 voters
cast 1,024 votes for Penny
and 724 for Elson; Small
and Blair received 541 and
531 votes, respectively.
South Pasadena has one
voting precinct: 214. Most
South Pasadenians 2,091 -
voted early, while 702 voted
on election day.


In keeping with the
true meaning of the word
"commission", each South
Pasadena commissioner
oversees one aspect of the
city's functions, such as
publicworksorfinance. Every
year, the commissioners
change their area of focus, so
at an upcoming commission
meeting the commissioners
will decide which areas each
will oversee.

Editor's note: Several years
ago, the Gabber mistakenly
reported that South
Pasadena voters had elected
Art Penny mayor; he had,
indeed, won his race for city
commission, not the mayoral
seat. Penny told the Gabber
Tuesday afternoon that his
mother keeps the misprint
proudly framed. So, for
Mrs. Penny's mother only:
Congratulations to Florida's
newest governor, Art Penny!


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in July 2014. Their decisions will be
voted on and approved during their
Board Meeting in May. The winning
playwrights will be contacted after
that voting has taken place. You will
not be paid if you win, however, but
your play will be performed at the
Catherine A. Hickman Theater of
Gulfport in July.
Plays should be 20 minutes or less
in length, simple to stage, family-
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in this area before. The deadline for
submissions is March 31st.
You must submit three hard copies
of your works) to this address:
Gulfport Community Players, Inc.,
1619 49th St. S., Gulfport, FL 33707.
We're sorry, but no plays can be
returned. Good luck to you all!
For more information about
the Gulfport Community
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gulfportcommunityplayers.org.

Spring Tea at the
Garden Club
Join them at the Garden Club
of St. Petersburg for Spring Tea
including Fashions of Time Passed
on Thursday, March 20 at 2 p.m.
Donation of $25, reservations to
Shannon Huet, 7980 9th Ave. S.,
St. Petersburg, FL 33707 (checks to
GCSP by March 14th). Bring your
own favorite cup and saucer. Hats or
gloves are strictly optional. The Club
is located at 500 Sunset Drive S. in
St. Petersburg.

Become A Lifeguard
Become a certified lifeguard.
Participants must be 15 years or
older and must complete a pre-test
in order to continue in the class.
The pre-test consists of treading
water for 2 minutes using legs
only, swimming 300 yards without
stopping and swim 20 yards, surface
dive and retrieve a 10 pound brick
from bottom, resurface and swim
back to the starting point and exit
pool. Cost is $160 residents/ $180
non-residents and registration is
open. Session II dates: March 15,
16, 22, 23; Session III dates: March
24-28. Check out www.spbrec.
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information.

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Electronics, Chemical
Mobile Collection
Pinellas County Hazardous Waste/
Chemicals and Electronics Mobile
Collections will be held on March
15th at Largo Home Depot, 10689
Ulmerton Road. All events are on
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free for Pinellas County residents,
businesses pay reduced fees.
Call 727-464-7500 or visit www.
pinellascounty.org/utilities.


South Pasadena
Artspring Exhibition
All are welcome to the City of South
Pasadena's 28th Annual Artspring
Exhibition March 28-30, 2014 to be
held at City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive
South. The exhibit consists of artwork
produced in clay, wood, metals, glass,
paper, photography, watercolor,
acrylic, and oil paintings from over
100 local artists. Gallery hours are 10
a.m.- 3 p.m. on Friday, Saturday
and Sunday. For more information
call City Hall at 727-347-4171.


Time for Corned Beef
and Cabbage Dinner
Join them at Pilgrim Congregational
Church, 6315 Central Avenue on
March 17 between 4:30 and 6:30
p.m. In celebration of Pilgrim
Child Development Center's 45th
Anniversary they will be offering a
Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
with bread, beverage and cake for only
$8 if purchased in advance ($9 at the
door). For children under 10, they are
offering a hot dog dinner with carrots,
fruit, beverage and cake for $3.50.
Call 347-1226 to make reservations
or for more information.
When Pilgrim Child Development
Center opened in 1969, it was the first
desegregated preschool in Pinellas
County. Pilgrim has continued
diversity over the years by serving
children from many countries around
the world including Cambodia,
Lithuania, Germany, India, Czech
Republic, Morocco, Haiti and more.
Pilgrim is accredited by APPLE. It is
rated a Gold Seal Center by the state
of Florida. Pilgrim accepts children
from 2 through Pre-K and is a State
of Florida Certified VPK Provider.


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By Matthew Margolis
Passing on
Useless Advice
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thing to do with good advice is pass it
on; it is never of any use to oneself."
Good advice, bad advice, utterly
useless advice -- people love to pass
it on.
In working with people and their
dogs, I hear all kinds of "surefire"
strategies for shaping canine
behavior -- tactics passed down from
generation to generation, neighbor to
neighbor, stranger to stranger. And
there's little chance any of it ever
worked for any of the people who so
generously share it.
Recently I was talking with a woman
who has an 11-week-old puppy who
is nipping. She had something in
the neighborhood of four family


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What's he trying to say? "Please don't
listen to anything this person has to
say"?
"Tap your dog on the nose and
say 'bad bite.' "Bad bite"? I'm an
English-speaking human being and
I don't even know what that means.
You might as well say "tuna on rye,"
because it's all the same to your pup.
What's worse, "tapping" your dog
on the nose -- whether with your
hand or the much-vaunted rolled-up
newspaper -- has a better chance of
making your dog hand-shy, fearful or
even aggressive than it does of curing
him of any "problem behaviors."
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"Ask him: 'Why are you biting your
mother?" Did she give birth to this
pup? Is something going on that I'm
not aware of? And is someone out
there waiting for their dog to respond
to this question?
Besides the senselessness, the
cluelessness, the dangerousness and
the flat-out lunacy of some of this
stuff, the real problem with all of this
advice is that it's based on a fallacy.
A puppy's nipping isn't a behavioral
problem; it's a physical problem. Just
like babies, puppies teethe. They nip
because the pressure provides relief
from the pain. So the objective isn't
to punish the dog or to deter the
undeterrable. Your job as the pup's
guardian and as someone who loves
this little creature is to provide him
with something that will offer even
more relief than your fingers or the
leg of that dining chair.
Ice chips and frozen treats help.
But one of the most effective tools
costs little to nothing and works
beautifully: the frozen washcloth.
If you have a teething puppy in the
house, wet a handful of washcloths
and put them in the freezer. When
your pup starts nipping -- and he will
because it's perfectly natural -- give
him a frozen washcloth to chew on.
The cold will feel good against his
sore gums as it works as a numbing
agent.
If only there were something equally
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Gabber March 13-March 19, 2014






MOAA to Meet
The Military Officers Association
meets for lunch on the third Friday of
each month. The next Luncheon will
be on March 21at Banquet Masters,
8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park.
Social hour starts at 11 a.m. followed
by lunch. The speaker will be Dick
Crippen. Military Officers that 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.

Busting the Myths on
Reverse Mortgages
Do you have questions about
reverse mortgages? You are not
alone! Reverse mortgages are often a
misunderstood product that can help
seniors. Pat Smoot, licensed reverse
mortgage specialist will be on hand
at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5510
27th Avenue S. on Wednesday, March
19th at 2 p.m. to bust the myths
surrounding reverse mortgages.
Must be a registered Gulfport Senior
Center member. Membership is easy
and free for all individuals 50 years
of age or older. For more information,
please contact Rachel at 727-
893-1231.

Learn How to Use
Your Marine Radio
The United States Power Squadrons
Seminar Series: Using VHF & VHF/
DSC Marine Radio, will be presented
by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power
Squadron on Wednesday, March 26
from 7-9 p.m.
VHF radio is the mainstay of coastal
communication and essential for
emergency communications. Digital
Selective Calling (DSC) is rapidly
becoming a reality as more Coast
Guard Rescue 21 System operations
go live. This seminar explains basic
VHF operation. A CD is included with
a DSC Simulator that allows you to
practice on your computer at home.
The handy waterproof McGraw-Hill
Captain's Quick Guide Using VHF is
included with essential information
that you should have aboard.
Course will be held at the
St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250
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in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free,
materials cost $30 per family. There
is a maximum of 20 students. Pre-
registration is required. Register
on-line at www.boating-stpete.org.

Spring Flea Market at
Pasadena Church
Pasadena Community Church is
sponsoring their annual Spring Flea
Market on Saturday, March 29th
from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Jerger Hall,
227 70th Street S. Sale items will


include unique gifts, toys, books,
collectables, clothing, glassware,
furniture and other gently used
household articles. The grill will open
at 1015 a.m for those tasty "Dave's
Dawgs". Soft drinks and snacks will
also be available.
This church-wide sale event is a
fundraiser for church outreach and
mission projects. For information
or to donate or volunteer, call Kay
Benson at 341-1296 or Barbara
Posey at the church office, 381-2499,
ext. 214.


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and watch the world's greatest detective, Rathbone, solve murders right in
front of their eyes. There's only one catch anyone can be the victim, and you're
on your own in finishing the evening alive. Can Rathbone solve the mystery
before the killer runs out of murder victims? Can you solve the mystery before
Rathbone does, or will the killer manage to escape the evening and kill again?
Murders, false identities, spies, double-crossings, tricks, surprises, thrills and
a most scrumptious chicken-broccoli Alfredo dinner propel this mystery to its
deliciously shocking ending.
Walden School, a private middle school in Gulfport, will present the play,
"Did Someone Say Murder?", by David J. LeMaster on Thursday, March 20
and Friday, March 21. This is a dinner theater production and a meal of
chicken-broccoli alfredo will be served. Seating is between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45
p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (10 and under). Please call
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Attention Gulfport
Families
Pinellas County Schools has opened
registration for kindergarteners and
new students for the 2014-15 school
year.
Students must be 5 years old on
or before Sept. 1, 2014, to attend
kindergarten next school year. The
district is urging parents to register
their children by June 4.
Find out more by visiting the
district's New Student Registration
Web Page or calling the district's
Student Assignment office at 727-
588-6210.
Online registration for Summer
Bridge extended learning programs
is open. Parents of eligible students
can register at https://reservation.
pcsb.org.
Most programs for elementary,
middle and high school students will
run Monday through Thursday from
June 17 to July 24. Summer Bridge
extended learning programs are
aimed at preventing learning losses
and preparing students for the next
grade level. The programs are for
students who are performing below
grade level or need extra support to
stay on track. Parents whose children
are eligible for Summer Bridge will
begin receiving invitations soon.






Enter Beautification
Contest
First place and runner up in
single dwelling, multiple dwelling
and commercial categories will be
selected by the South Pasadena
Beautification Committee.
All categories must be able to be
viewed by the public. Judging
is done of multi-dwelling and
commercial entryways. First place
winners receive framed certificates
and signs for property. Runner ups
receive a framed certificate. For
more information contact the Public
Works Dept. at 727-384-0701.
The Beautification awards
presentation will be held at the
Arbor Day celebration on April 25
at 6 p.m. in Galatea Garden at 7015
Sunset Drive S.
Pasadena Fundamental Elementary
School students will perform and
also participate in a poster contest
using recycled materials. The South
Pasadena Beautification Committee
will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
poster winners who will receive
ribbons and certificates. Posters
will be displayed at the event.
Bring your own chairs. In the event
of rain the ceremony will be held in
the Hibiscus Hall room at the South
Pasadena City Hall at 7047 Sunset
Drive S. Information broadcasted on
TV Channel 615.

Salute to the Military
and First Responders
By Betsy Judge
The Veterans of South Pinellas
County are broadening the scope of
their annual fundraising event to
include first responders.
This year's Salute to the Military
and First Responders on March 29
will kickoff with the traditional
pancake breakfast on the roof of the
Hurricane Restaurant. Pancakes,
bacon and sausage will be prepared
by a crack team of chefs from Hard
Rock Caf6 and served from 8-11 a.m.
Down below, 9th and 10th Avenues
along with a portion of Gulf Way
will be closed to make way for a
street fair, classic car show and an
entertainment stage.
The street fair will be open from
8 a.m. 5 p.m. and feature vendors
selling food, drinks and arts and
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crafts along with a craft beer garden
with wine and sponsor's booths.
The classic car show presented by
Premium Productions also begins
at 8 a.m. and military exhibits and
activities will be open at 10 a.m. The
kids fishing tournament is from noon
- 2 p.m.
Six bands will take the stage from
noon until 10 p.m. The line up
includes Tommy "Bahama" Arnold,
The Sons of the American Legion All
Star Band, Channel Z Band, Funky
Seeds, Horses Wild and Fremont
John Acoustic Thunder.
The one big break in entertainment
will be for the military induction
ceremony in the afternoon. They are
printing 700 event T-shirts which


will be available for sale sponsored
by restaurants in Pass-a-Grille and
St. Pete Beach.
Tickets for the pancake breakfast
and are available at the door are are
$10 for adults, $5 for kids and first
responders and military in uniform
eat for free.
Proceeds from this year's event will
benefit Building Homes for Heroes
and Support The Troops in Wesley
Chapel. The first responder charity
is the Gold Shield Foundation which
provides support to the families of
officers killed in the line of duty.
For more information go to www.
vetsofspc.org and find them and like
them on Facebook.


Save Our Strays
SDeclawed and delightfully affectionate, Cinnaman is
a lap cat extraordinaire. "He would sit on your lap 24
hours a day," says his foster Dad. Cinnaman is a happy
senior kitty despite his ordeals. He was rescued, grossly
Underweight, from a field in Manatee County last
summer. After dental surgery and a healthy diet, this
good looking feline with a deep orange fur coat is ready for a quiet home that
will give him lots of love. To meet Cinnaman, call a SOS volunteer at 727 545-
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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.
For more information contact Cailey
at cklasson@mygulfport.us or 727-
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Caregiver's
Support Group
Are you feeling overwhelmed with
the responsibilities and challenges
of being a caregiver? You are not
alone! On-going support for you is
essential.
The Gulfport Senior Center,
5501 27th Avenue S., offers a
Support Group for Caregivers every
Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
This peer-led group has met weekly


over the years sharing tips, offering
encouragement, and discussing the
trials, demands, and overwhelming
experience of being a caregiver for
their loved one.
Must be a registered Gulfport Senior
Center member. Membership is easy
and free for all individuals 50 years
of age or older. For more information,
please contact Rachel at 727-
893-1231.

Toastmasters to
Sponsor Youth Program
Gulfport Toastmasters are sponsoring
an eight week program designed
to cultivate the next generation
of leaders. The Youth Leadership
Program is based upon the renowned
and time-tested Toastmasters
International curriculum, but is
specifically designed for anyone
under the age of 18. The program
gives young people an opportunity to
master the skills needed to succeed
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p.m. sharp. The hour-long sessions
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Avenue S. in Gulfport. There is no
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Pass-A-Grille
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The Pass-A-Grille shuffleboard
club seeks players. No experience
necessary. The season runs January
through March and plays Tusedays,
Thursday, and Saturdays at 10am.
Call 727-360-1858 or 612-750-5361
for more information.

USCG Safe Boating
Program
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
78 has a 13-week continuous Safe
Boating program every Tuesday,
7 p.m., Warren Webster Community
Center, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way,
St. Pete Beach (1 mile south of Don
CeSar) Start at your convenience.
First day, come at 6:30 p.m. to
register. Begin any Tuesday and
finish 13 weeks later or take up to
two years to finish.
March classes include: March 18th
"Rules of the Nautical Road". April
classes include: Aprillst: Piloting
Your Boat- Part A, April 8th: Piloting
Your Boat Part B (Chart Exercise),
April 15th: Powering Your Boat.
Cost is $40 for 13 weeks andincludes
new 400-pages of materials. Call Jim
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Community Band to
Play at Galatea Garden
The South Pasadena Community
Band returns to the beautiful Galatea
Garden, 7001 Sunset Drive in South
Pasadena. On Thursday evening,
April 10th at 7:30 P.M., the band
will entertain you with "Music from
the Cinema" including favorites from
Gigi, Damn Yankees, the Phantom of
the Opera, South Pacific, and Lara'a
Theme from Dr. Zhivago.
Please pack your lawn chairs or
blankets andjoin them at the Galatea
Garden bandstand for an evening of
delightful music!

Chamber presents
Glitz and All that Jazz
The St. Petersburg Women's
Chamber of Commerce is presenting
Glitz and All That Jazz, a luncheon,
fashion show and card party, at the
St. Petersburg Yacht Club on March
27 beginning at 11 a.m. with a social
and lunch served at 12 p.m. Chico's
will host the fashion show followed by
the card party. Recipients of the funds
raised will be The St. Petersburg Arts
Alliance, The Downtown Waterfront
Parks Foundation and Bill Edwards
Foundation. Reservations for $50
each which includes valet parking
may be made with Joan Jaicks, 459
Bayview Drive NE, St. Petersburg,
33704.

Get on Board
with the Gulfport
Historical Society
Want to get involved in history? The
Gulfport Historical Society has five
board positions up for election this
April. Board members each oversee
one area of the Society: fundraising,
research, curation, education,
and events. Fear not, prospective
board members: you will work with
volunteers to fulfill your chosen
area's responsibilities.
The board members chairing the
following committees will have the
following responsibilities:
Fundraising: raising money;
research: supervision and use of
historical records, and conducting
and assisting with historicalresearch;
curating: maintaining the Society's
collection; educational programming:
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implementing educational programs
as they relate to Gulfport's history;
and events: organizing and managing
all aspects of all Society events.
Board members must live inside
Gulfport city limits and be Gulfport
Historical Society members. The
board meets monthly, except for
summer months, and asks that
board members attend many of the
Society's events. Board members
Cathy Salustri and Marie Gsell are
both up for re-election; three other
seats are vacant.
All paid members in good standing
may vote on the four board
memberships at the April 7 meeting
and bring-a-dish-to-share dinner
event. The meeting starts at six and
voting starts at 7.
To vote in the general election, you
must be a member in good standing
as of the March 21 porch party. Porch
parties are a great time to become a
member, but you can also join online
at GulfportHistoricalSociety.org.
Please consider giving of yourself
to help preserve Gulfport's past
and present for future generations.
The Society has taken on new life


over the past year and welcomes
new blood. If you wish to put your
name in the proverbial hat for one of
these positions, please e-mail Miki
Vaughan at Mikivaughan@aol.com.
For more information, please call
Miki Vaughan at 321-5705 or Cathy
Salustri at 656-5420.

Lithuanian-American
Club Lunch
The Lithuanian/American
Club at 4880 46th Avenue N. in
St. Petersburg is serving lunch
every Thursday at 1 p.m. The
winter schedule of luncheons is one
week koldunai and the other week
cepelinai.
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More Unwed Whites
Than Blacks
statistics have significance,
but the numbers behind the
statistics mean even more. For
example, examine statistics about the
American family, specifically births
to unmarried mothers, a rising trend
in black, hispanic and white families.
It is accepted that this is a crisis in
black (African-American) community
where 72.1 per cent of children are
born to unmarried women. For
hispanics the figure is 53.4 and for
whites 35.9 per cent and all rising.
That was the focus of President
Barack Obama's new initiative,
"My Brother's Keeper" announced
a couple of weeks ago and aimed
squarely and exclusively at the
minority community. Working with
a coalition of private foundations


and government, he proposed broad
programs aimed at pre-kindergarden,
third grade reading, not kicking
students out of school for disciplinary
problems, re-establishing the civil
rights era voting rights laws, and
incentivizing employers to train
and hire these disadvantaged young
people.
The White House also proposed
to expand the earned income tax
credit and public housing funds to
cover workers who do not care for
children. This is aimed at helping
absent fathers on the theory that
getting money out of them is a futile
enterprise. A New York Times writer,
Eduardo Porter, contends that all the
present policy of pursuing dead-beat
fathers is to drive them further into
poverty.
That, he contends, as others do,
drives black men into crime and the
underground economy (presumably


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the same thing). That's why, he says,
incarceration rates have multiplied
by five over the last 35 years. Most
imprisoned are young black men and
half of those have children. Help,
rather than punishment, "might
actually help low-income men and
women offer their children a better
deal".
All well and good. Present policies
don't appear to be working. Try
something new. However, there is a
flaw in the use of the statistics. Look
at the numbers. If we use numbers
rather than percentages, the real
crisis is in the white population.
The number of births to unmarried
white women is 15 times the number
of blacks or hispanics combined, or
30 times either of the groupings. In
all there are an estimated 1,600,000
births to unwed mothers. If we
assume the racial birth rates are the
same (although blacks have more
abortions than whites), and the
percentages of race stay the same
(w,77.9 per cent, b, 13. land h, 16.9),
there will be 1,246,000 white births
of those totals.
Messing with statistics is always
dicey, but however one cuts it, there
are far more whites than blacks or
hispanics, and the crisis, by numbers,
is every bit as serious for whites as
for others. The pressure, however, is
on society as a whole. If it is accepted
that absent fathers are at the root
of poverty, crime and incarceration,
then this is more than just a minority
problem.


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Legionnaire meets 3rd Monday of each month 7 pm 10:00 am at the Polynesian Putter, St. Pete Beach. After
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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Saturday 3/1
Animal Call- 6300 Pasadena Pt. Blvd.
S.
Assault/Battery- 900 BIk 51st St. S.
Burglary Residence- 1200 BIk 58th
St. S.
Civil Matter- 2400 BIk Premier Dr. S.
Disturbance- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Drug Call- 2600 BIk 53rd St. S.
Person Under Influence- Shore
Blvd./57th St. S.
Sunday 3/2
Water Rescue- 6000 BIk Shore Blvd.
S.


Neighbor Problem-1300 BIk York St.
S.
Noise- 27th Ave. & Beach Blvd. S.
Noise- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Trespass- 3000 BIk 49th St. S.
Monday 3/3
Vandalism- 1800 BIk 60th St. S.
Accident with Injuries- 54th St. &
26th Ave. S.
Animal Call- 21st Ave. & 53rd St. S.
Burglary Residence- 1800 BIk 53rd
St. S.
Drug Call- Beach Blvd. & 30th Ave.
S.
Fraud/Forgery- 1800 BIk Gray St. S.
Harassing Phone Calls- Location
Withheld.
Neighbor Problem- 2500 BIk 50th St.
S.
Person Under Influence- 57th St. &
Shore Blvd. S.
Theft- 2200 BIk 49th St. S.
Tuesday 3/4
Animal Call- 54th St. & 11th Ave. S.
Burglary Residence- 5600 BIk
Tangerine Ave. S.


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Disorderly Conduct- 1000 BIk 49th
St. S.
Domestic- 5200 BIk Newton Ave. S.
Domestic- 2800 BIk Beach Blvd. S.
Person Under Influence- 2800 BIk
Beach Blvd. S.
Person Under Influence- 51st St. &
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Theft- 5300 BIk 29th Ave. S.
Wednesday 3/5
Animal Call- 5200 BIk 13th Ave. S.
Assault/Battery- 5600 BIk 15th Ave.
S.
Burglary Residence- 5200 BIk 21st
Ave. S.
Drug Call- 47th St. & 26th Ave. S.
Juvenile Trouble- 1300 BIk 53rd St.
S.
Keep the Peace- 5300 BIk 14th Ave.
S.
Person Under Influence- 51st St. &
Gulfport Blvd. S.
Thursday 3/6
Theft- 1000 BIk 49th St. S.
Burglary Residence- 5300 BIk 20th
Ave. S.
Disturbance- 1800 BIk 55th St. S.
Domestic- 1300 BIk 58th St. S.
DUI- 51st St. & Tangerine Ave. S.
Hit & Run- 2100 BIk 56th St. S.
Keep the Peace- 2600 BIk 48th St.
S.
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Membership Plan
Applications are being accepted
through March 31, 2014 for the
Sunstar FirstCare Ambulance
Membership Plan.
The Sunstar FirstCare Ambulance
Membership Plan is a Pinellas
County government program that
works with insurance companies
to cover out-of-pocket expenses
associated with medically necessary
ambulance transportation.
It covers unlimited medically
necessary transportation to or from
a medical facility within Pinellas
County, offering protection that may
be lacking with insurance coverage.
For members without insurance, the
plan provides a 20 percent discount
on ambulance charges.
Memberships are $58.53 for an
individual; $91.05 for the family
plan. Coverage is effective through
March 31, 2015 upon receipt of a
completed membership application
and remittance payment.
For information, call 727-582-2008.
Applications can be downloaded from
www.pinellascounty.org/firstcare.

St. Patrick's Specials
at Animal Services
Make apetfeellucky- take advantage
of St. Patrick's Day adoption specials
at Pinellas County Animal Services
through the end of March.
As part of the St. Patrick's Day
specials, the adoption fee will be $25
for large dogs and cats and $75 for
puppies and small breeds during
normal shelter adoption hours. The
feeincludes medicalcheckup, spaying/
neutering, vaccinations, internal
and external parasite control and
microchipping. The required Pinellas
County license is also provided.
Pinellas County Animal Services
is located at 12450 Ulmerton Road
in Largo. Normal hours of operation
are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to
6 p.m., with the adoption center
closing at5:30p.m. Saturdayhoursare
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and services include
adoptions. Rabies vaccinations are
administered on Thursdays from
1 to 4 p.m. The facility is closed on all
Pinellas County holidays.
For information on how to adopt,
donate or volunteer, join Pinellas
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County Animal Services on Facebook.
To learn more about the shelter,
visit www.pinellascounty.org/
animalservices or call 727-582-2600.
The lost or found pets hotline is 727-
582-2604.

Care Givers
Support Groups
Do you find yourself "caring" for the
health concerns of another adult?
Do you sometimes feel a need for a
listening ear of another person who
has empathy for your situation?
If so, they invite you to visit one of
their Care Givers Support Groups
at Pasadena Community Church.
Meetings are held on Tuesday
evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and
on Wednesday mornings from 9:30-
10:30 a.m. in the Life Enrichment
Center at 227 70 Street S.
Both groups are open to the public
and provide a confidential setting


for those attending to share with
others who are in like situations
their experiences, joys and concerns
of "care giving". The person may be a
relative or just a good friend. It is not
necessary that the individual reside
in the same house with you or even
the same state.
Call Pam Lanning at 347-2809 or
Barbara Posey at 381-2499, ext. 214.

43rd Street Senior's
Club to Meet
The 43rd Street Senior Citizen's
Club meets the third Friday of each
month at 12 noon at Christ Lutheran
Church, 3451 30th Avenue N. in
St. Petersburg, September through
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By Robert J. Myers, Esq.
Why Buy-Sell
Agreements are
Important (Part 1)
If you own a company and have a
partner or partners, have you ever
considered what would happen
should one of you die?
Hopefully, you won't have to face
this situation, but if you do, a buy-
sell agreement can allow for the
continuance of the company as
well as providing financial security
for you, your partnerss, and your
family. A buy-sell agreement not
only protects against the death of a
partner but also provides financial
protection if a partner retires, resigns
or becomes disabled. Let's look at a
situation where there was no buy-sell
agreement in place.
Ms. Smith and Mr. Gonzales are
equal partners of XYZ Services
Company. They have determined
that XYZ is worth $2 million. They


each own $1 million of AB3C stock and
they each draw an annual salary of
$150,000.
When Mr. Gonzales died, his stock
worth $1 million will pass to his
estate. However, the stock will pay
no dividends because all earnings
are retained by XYZ. Therefore, Mr.
Gonzales' family will be left with a
non-income producing and illiquid
asset. Mr. Gonzales' only return from
XYZ was his salary which, of course,
ceased upon his death.
The Gonzales family could appeal
to Ms. Smith to pay dividends on
the stock, but why would Ms. Smith
want to pay dividends? Salaries are a
tax-deductible business expense but
dividends are not. Also, dividends
would have to be paid on all
outstanding shares, including those
held by Ms. Smith.
Ms. Smith also has a potential
problem. The Gonzales family holds
half of XYZ's stock--what effect
will this have on the long-term
development plans of the business?
Another problem that the Gonzales
family and Ms. Smith have is how to
determine the value of XYZ stock.
An interest in a closely held company
is often an unmarketable asset and
placing a value on the stock for estate
tax purposes could be difficult. Many


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factors affect the fair market value
of a closely held business, including
general business trends, the outlook
for the specific industry, the financial
condition of the company and its
earnings power. While Ms. Smith
and Mr. Gonzales may have felt they
knew the value of XYZ's stock before
Mr. Gonzales died, unless the value
is in a formal agreement the taxation
authorities are likely to get closely
involved in the valuation of XYZ's
stock and try to justify its highest
value.
The valuation of the stock will create
difficulty for the executor of Mr.
Gonzales estate. The executor will
likely want to place the lowest value
on the stock in order to minimize
estate tax liability. However, estate
taxation is not the only concern when
placing a value on a closely held
business. The step-up in cost basis
that is afforded to all capital assets
at death can result in no income tax
being imposed on the sale following
death. This has to be scrutinized
rather closely in light of the estate
tax rate that would be paid if the
value of the business was increased.
If an agreement on the value of
XYZ's stock cannot be reached, the
matter may have to be resolved in
court, wasting considerable time and
money.
A properly designed buy-sell
agreement can help prevent many
of these problems. It can provide
liquidity for the family of the
deceased, ensure the continuance of
the company, and establish the value
of the company's stock.
In our next article, we will explore
together how a buy-sell agreement
between Ms. Smith and Mr. Gonzales
wouldlessen some of the uncertainties
in their business relationship as well
as provide for an orderly transition
of the business upon Mr. Gonzales'
death.
Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson
Law Offices which is located at
1135 Pasadena Avenue South, Suite
140, St. Petersburg, Florida. The
telephone number is 727-347-5131.
Mr. Myers welcomes calls regarding
this article and other related legal
topics. This column outlines general
legal principles and is not intended
to give you legal advice. If you have
a specific question about the law,
please consult an attorney.

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SHard Candy.,

K ~tP' f ^ By Cathy Salustri


Ten Things You
Realize Before the
Sun Rises in Gulfport
I run. Actually, that's not quite true,
because running implies speed,
and I've had old men with canes
and advanced osteoporosis beat me in
races. I, uh, lope. So I'm not a runner...
I'm really more of a loper.
I lope best before the sun rises, for
two reasons: one, if I don't do it first
thing, I don't do it. Two, it's the best
time in Gulfport: dark and peaceful. I
try to time my, er, runs, so that I finish
up right as the sun streaks through
the sky. I don't have to be pleasant or
"on" or working; I can take 45 minutes
to try and breathe (it's harder than it
sounds, even at my snail's pace) and
ruminate on... things. I have a lot
of noise in my head; I struggle with
running so much that I have to focus
on breathing and remaining upright,
which kind of silences the voices, albeit
just for a while.
Remember, I'm not a runner; my
5K goal is to beat the 5K time of an
asthmatic 97-year-old coal-miner.
As far as getting a medal goes, isn't
very much of an achievement. But I
do travel slowly enough to see things,
yet just fast enough to clear my head.
Here's what I notice while most of
Gulfport sleeps:
1. We have the cheekiest cats on the
planet.
Most places, the cats scamper
delightfully away as you run towards
them, but in Gulfport? In Gulfport,
the cats alternate between annoyed
ambivalence and giving off a definite
"I will cut you" vibe as I pass. One cat
in particular, a fluffy white and grey
thing who haunts Bo-Tiki's sidewalk
before dawn, plays a rather unnerving
game of chicken as I approach. He
stares at me with soulless anger, and
this more than anything else causes
me to step up my pace. Which is no
easy task in that area, because believe
it or not...
2. We have a hill.
Laugh if you must, but for this Florida
girl, the run down to the water from
my Tomlinson-area home is sweet.
The run back is uphill. Seriously.
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According to Lola (the name I've given
the annoyingly cheery voice on my
Map My Run app), the beach path is
15 feet above sea level and my home is
38. I don't need flood insurance, which
is great, but that run home is not my
finest hour. This is the stage in my run
where I start to realize...
3. Our world is bigger than we think.
I mean, we're pint-sized compared
to most other cities, but running
alone in the dark gives me a different
perspective on how far I could get
without a car if, say, we had a fire. It
is exactly one mile from my house to
O'Maddy's, and it feels like forever on
foot. I bike it all the time, and I walk it
fairly frequently, too, but alone in the
dark, when I hear my running app's
disembodied voice announce my one-
mile mark, it depresses me. If zombies
were chasing me, not only would I be
too slow to make it to the next town, I
lack the stamina to make it to the next
town. Fortunately for me, Gulfport
lacks zombies or any other prey-
based criminals. It's a good thing, too,
because...
3. If you want to commit a traffic
offense, do it around 6:50.
Since the time change, I can get
away with running a little later in the
morning, and that's when I see the
police leaving the station at the start
of their shift.
4. Except please don't, because
crossing Gulfport Boulevard is scary
enough.
And on that note, kudos to our mayor
and city staff for getting a crosswalk
with warning lights at Beach and
Gulfport Boulevard. Now can we have
lights at the one on 15th? Not that I
want lights everywhere, because one
of the coolest things about our city
before dawn is...
5. Gulfport is super dark.
I mean, OK, compared to Ocala
National Forest, no. But to a woman
running before dawn? Dark. Not that
I want more lights; I don't. On a clear
morning it seems like I'm looking
straight through to the end of the
Universe, with thousands of stars
hanging in the middle of a whole
bunch of navy blue nothing. This does
not happen in Clearwater. Of course,
all that dark can be a little unnerving,


especially when you run by a park
bench and it moves. Which brings me
to...
6. Homeless population: one.
I run down Shore and Beach
Boulevards, and a myriad of side
streets, and while I see vans and
campers in the beach parking lot, I've
only ever seen one person sleeping
without a roof over his head. Trust
me on this; I don't exactly travel fast
enough to miss anything. It's an odd
combination of sad and scary to run by
a bench in ('-. 'r i' Park and see that
someone's made a nest. The reporter
in me wants to stop and find out who
he is and how he came to be sleeping
on a park bench, but the survivalist in
me feels as though waking a stranger
on a park bench while it's still pitch
black out isn't the smartest move.
That's not to say I don't feel safe; I
totally do. Usually my attention goes
to the touches of whimsy and beauty
that pop up along my route, even in the
dark. And my unofficial determination
is...
8. The Stetson area makes for some
nice running.
I only know this because at one point
it was my goal to make it to my friend
'-. I '-."s childhoodhome by my halfway
mark, and she grew up in that area. A
side effect was noticing how many big
trees hang over some of the streets.
This week's election aside, I think we
overlook that quadrant of the city,
which is a shame. It's sleepy, unlike
my other favorite place to pass, which
is Shore Boulevard. that's where I
realize...
9. Williams Pier never seems to close.
No matter what time I trot by, I've
yet to find it anything but a patchwork
of bait buckets and five-gallon pails,
cast nets, fish bits, and the requisite
grizzled fishermen clenching cigarettes
in their teeth. It's the most active part
of the city, which I don't mind a bit on
my otherwise-peaceful pre-dawn runs.
Well, mostly peaceful, because...
10. Someone in the downtown area
has a rooster.
Seriously, guys? A rooster? This is
not Key West. Also, they're mean. And
illegal. And disconcerting as hell to
hear when you are just getting into
a nice, meditative groove. Thank god
they can't run. Can they?
Because if they can run at all, they
can catch me.

Contact Cathy Salustri at
CathySalustri @theGabber.com.














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By Cathy Salustri

I first tasted Palm Ridge Reserve
whiskey on the Vinoy Verandah in
St. Petersburg. Only the reputation
of the Vinoy persuaded me that
Florida whiskey might be worth
sipping straight; I've tasted Florida
wines that could hav pni' itl/
farm equipment and 1 hi'',I III'
same stinging effect from ,uit -I'l'
whiskey.
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never embarrass itself tu/h I1 ', ,.
end whiskey designed /,i atll' '.
sophomores looking for a (hi, I, lu::
so I opted to give the bull' .-.I-h.
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not locally-produced craft whiskey?
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small-batch distilleries to offer
tasting. A much-coveted tasting
at Palm Ridge Reserve marries the
aid-back Florida lifestyle with high
society gentleman's whiskey.


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something non-lethal, keeping
it from exploding, and crafting
something that tastes like fiery
velvet takes all their time, so until
their distillery hits the big time,
they're on deck every day. Once a
month, they do give tours, which end
with a modest tasting.

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equipment.
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so please call to reserve your
spot. E-mail them at whiskey@
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Loud, Clear and Free
Florida residents with certified
hearing loss are eligible to receive a
free amplified phone from the non-
profit Florida Telecommunications
Relay, Inc. Cordless and corded
phone for persons with mild to severe
hearing loss are available on the
third Tuesday of every month at the
Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th
Avenue S., Gulfport at 10 a.m.
You must call 727-399-9983 to
qualify and for more information.
Limit one per customer.

Marine Yard
Sale returns to
Eckerd College
The 28th Annual Eckerd College
Marine Yard Sale will be held on
Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m.
to noon at the Eckerd Waterfront,
4200 54th Avenue S., St. Petersburg.
Proceeds support the Eckerd College
Search and Rescue Team (EC-SAR).
More than 1,000 people are expected
to turn out for the sale, which features
used boats and marine equipment,
including a large selection of power
and sailboats, motors, accessories and
electronics sold at discounted rates.
All sales are final. Other highlights
include a raffle and refreshments for
sale.
EC-SAR is a highly trained group of
volunteer students and alumni who
provide maritime search and rescue
to the Tampa Bay boating community.
All team members receive extensive
training in basic radio communication
skills, seamanship, technical rescue,
emergency medicine and navigation.
More than 500 assists are performed
each year. Call Scott Ferrara at 727-
864-8555.


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By Cathy Salustri
Keith Stillwagon adds flowers to the bottom of his mural, part of the art project sponsored
by the owner of the Gulfport Square shopping plaza.
"I've been wanting to do one on Gulfport Boulevard for 15 years," mural-
ist Keith Stillwagon said as he added flowers to the bottom of his mural on
Gulfport Boulevard. His mural, as of yet unnamed, is in keeping with the
-' 'r.J. Is theme, "Full Moon Over Gulfport".
Although the effort initially struggled to get local artists to submit designs for
consideration, the committee comprised of Liberty Tax franchise owner Mi-
chelle Kotewa, So49 participant Phil Reed and So49's vice president, Andrea
Royce selected three winning submissions.
Around the corner from internationally known muralist Stillawagon, painter
Michael Eismont has painted another moon-themed mural. Mixed-media art-
ists Owen Pach and Jonathan Schork will provide the final mural.


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*- Meet the Artist
By Daniel Hodge
To help commemorate its 13th anniversary, Domain Home
Accessories & Gallery will showcase new work by an artist
who has been featured at the business since its opening 13
years ago. Gulfport artist Diane Posnanski-Bragg will offer
a large assortment of new fused glass works, including
decorative and functional pieces and jewelry for display and
sale. Diane will also talk to visitors about the evolution of
her art work, as well as her travels as an "itinerant" artist for the last several
years. This installment of Domain's monthly "Meet the Artists" event will take
place on Saturday, March 15th from 6 to 10 p.m. at 3129 Beach Boulevard S.
in the Gulfport Waterfront District. Live entertainment by jazz saxophonist
Henry Ashwood will also be featured during the evening, and complimentary
wine and hors d'oeuvre will be offered Free birthday cake to celebrate the 13th
anniversary of Domain will also be served.
Native Floridian Diane Posnanski-Bragg grew up in the Tampa Bay area
and has been inspired by the tropical plants, flowers and wildlife she has
encountered here since childhood, creating art reflecting the nature around her
as she grew up. She attended the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale and after 25
years of "conventional" work in the fields of graphic and advertising design, she
returned to her more creative roots, working with Postich Stained Glass Studio
in Largo. She soon established her own independent glass studio, and then
partnered with her former husband working with stained and fused glass, as
well as glass and metal sculpture. The pair travelled extensively, participating
in and accumulating awards at art shows throughout the country, including
annual appearances at the Ann Arbor Art Fair and St. Petersburg's Mainsail
Art Festival.
Now as a solo artist with Diane Bragg Studio, the shapes, colors and essence
of her art work celebrate the roots, leaves and blooms of Florida as much as
ever. Contemporary, bright and textural, Diane's current fused glass pieces
include jewelry, decorative wall plaques and hangings, including many that
feature a single word of inspiration ("believe," "breathe," "imagine!"), as well
as functional pieces such as clocks and coasters. Diane's work, beginning with
her stained glass pieces, has been a mainstay at Domain Home Accessories
since its beginnings.
Established in March 2001, Domain Home Accessories offers a large variety
of unique art, d6cor, jewelry, cards, home goods and more, and has earned
a reputation as one of Gulfport's most respected retailers. "& Gallery"
opened in 2012 in the adjacent space and showcases the work of over 40 local
and regional artists in a variety of media. "Meet the Artists" events at "&
Gallery" occur during Gulfport's popular Third Saturday Art Walk. For more
information, contact Daniel Hodge, 727-366-4086 or email d.,, i., i' or visit
domainhomeaccessories.com.


Support the Flea Market
at Beth Sholom
The Sisterhood of Congregation
Beth Sholom of Gulfport is having
their semi-annual flea market on
Thursday, Friday and Sunday, March
27-28 and 30th. Hours are 8 a.m. to
3 p.m. each day. They will be closed
on Saturday. Items for sale include
clothing, collectables, house wares,
books, art, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes
as well as electronics, computers,
printers, etc. The sale will be held at
the Congregation's building at 1844
54 Street S. in Gulfport.

Beginners
Spanish Class
Classes for Spanish 'Beginner I'
start Monday, March 17th for eight
weeks, except holidays.
You know you've wanted to speak
Spanish, now is the time to do it!
Commit for eight Mondays and you
will be able to understand, speak
and read basic Spanish. All the
tools are provided for you to have a
good foundation to encourage you to
continue studying and practicing the
language you'll learn to love. Please
join them for the Spanish beginner
classes every Monday from 4:15-
5:15 p.m. at the Gulfport Recreational
Center. The series runs for eight
weeks so put this on your calendar.
All materials are provided in the
cost of $80 per person, for the entire
session. Sign up by calling 727-482-
2125 after 3 p.m. Fees need to be
paid by March 15th at the Recreation
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Tour Barbara
Gilberg Habitat
By Natalie Leggette
Join me for a tour of the park on
March 25 at 10 a.m. and learn about
Florida friendly landscaping. Bring
pen and paper for notes and I will
have literature to pass out. Anyone
who has a group can contact me at
384-0701 to tour the park.
Barbara Gilberg Habitat is located
next to the electronic billboard on
Shore Drive. Meet Natalie in the
pavilion.

Learn Computer Skills
from a Professional
Are you 50+ years of age and still
in a fog when it comes to computers?
Don't let technology get the best of
you! Launch a second career or enjoy
retirement more by registering today
today for the next Beginners Level
class starting on Tuesday, April
1st at 2 p.m. at the Gulfport Senior
Center located at 5501 27th Avenue
S. in Gulfport. If you've got the basics
down, you might be more suited for
the Intermediate Level class starting
at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2nd.
Both the Basic and Intermediate
level classes are a series of four, one
hour sessions. New Toshiba laptop
computers with Windows 7 are
available for each student.
Instructor Anne M. Pemberton,
former NASA Systems Engineer is
counting down to the next class "lift
off'. Each class is restricted to 10
students or less to provide for more
individualized attention.
Tuition for the Basic or Intermediate
Level is $40 for Gulfport residents,
and $50 for non-residents. You may
register atthe Foundation Officeinside
the Gulfport Senior Center or online
at www.gulfportseniorfoundation.
org. Cash, check or credit card
payment is accepted. Call Jane at
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Email your request to News@theGabber.com
By Cathy Salustri
City of Gulfport
Q; Does anyone know if there are limitations in setting up your own
house-based gray water filtration system to use on your yard ? Juju
Stevens, via Facebook
A: Gulfport allows gray water systems, with a few restrictions.
"It cannot be dumped directly on the ground," City Manager Jim O'Reilly
said. Additionally, the city building code stipulates the collection system
include an overflow into the city sewer, as well as a decontamination
unit.
"Gray water includes waste from the bath, lavatory, and sink, except
kitchen sink waste," O'Reilly added. "Kitchen sink (including dishwasher)
must empty directly into the sewer system."
Finally, the city requires a permit so it can review each design on a case-
by-case basis. This is to make sure the system complies not only with the
building code, but that the system doesn't put Gulfport in violation of its
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
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DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS- Great
Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this
Regional Account. Werner Enterprises, 1-855-
517-2507.
JUNIOR COUNSELOR- City of Gulfport. Sum-
mer seasonal part-time positions available for
Gulfport residents ages 15-17 years old from
June 16th thru August 8th. Experience work-
ing with children preferred. Entry $7.93/hr.
Backgrounds and drug screening will be con-
ducted. Applications are being accepted from
4/1/14 thru 4/18/14 at Gulfport Recreation
Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, 2401
53rd St. S., E.O.E.
RECREATION LEADER- City of Gulfport.
Summer seasonal full-time positions available
from June 16th thru August 8th. Education/ex-
perience preferred in education, physical edu-
cation or child care. Knowledge of recreational
activities including games, arts & crafts and
sports. Minimum qualifications include high
school diploma or equivalency. Entry $10.464/
hr. Backgrounds, drug and physical will be
conducted. Applications accepted from 4/1/14
thru 4/18/14 at Gulfport Recreational Center,
5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, 2401 53rd
St. S., E.O.E.
LOOKING FOR STYLIST- w/Clientele, Booth
Rent, $125/Wk. Central Ave. 727-343-6187.

VISITING ANGELS
Mature companions, homemakers, CNA's
needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule.
Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034.
HIGH COMMISSIONS- Experienced Sales
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1989 CADILLAC SEVILLE-Good Condition.
$2500. obo Driven Daily 727-743-5407.
1998 DODGE DAKOTA SLT EXT CAB-V6,
Auto, Ice Cold Air, New Pioneer Stereo &
Speakers, new rotors & pads & front tires.
Runs Perfect! 117,000 well kept miles. Don't
want to take back to Minnesota. $4250, Best
Cash Offer takes. Call Kim, 651-278-9701
2009 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS LS-
34,000 actual miles, deep toreador metalic w/
chrome pkg. Carfax available. Gulfport loca-
tion. $14,750. No dealers please! Call 727-
322-0049.

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$495 Deliver
Many more to choose from.
Value First Auto Sales
8021 4th Street North St. Pete
727-578-2345
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per issue. Call 321-6965.
STERLING TOW BAR-for RV $75. Auto Tow
Bar (used once) $60. 727-560-2508


ICE CREAM PARLOR-Table set (white, wr.
iron), glass top $100. Kitchen Cabinet white,
glass front, old, handcrafted $100. Sofabed,
clean, cottage, blueprint cover $60. Shelving
assorted sized, metal/wood various pieces.
Security System, 4 camera, auto DVR, Color
Monitor $400. 727-392-2859.
RANGES $125 Refrigerators All Sizes, Wash-
er/Dryer Sets $249, Stackables, Portables,
also Wholesale Mattresses. New & Pre-
Owned. All Service Prompt. We Finance. We
Buy. See What's Free. Service Calls $44, $22
w/repair. Open 7 Days. Call 727-546-3226


GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
2 HALLS FOR RENT-Small 150pp. Large
300pp. Weddings, Meetings, Celebrations.
Lithuanian American Club 4880 46th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg. Vida 727-866-7936.
WANTED HEARING AIDS-in Good Working
Condition. Call Wally 727-321-3265.
STORE CLOSING-All Fixtures and Displays.
Can See 10am-4pm. Monday-Saturday. 350A
Corey Ave.
TROY BUILT 21" PUSH MOWER- Z-Start, 65
Series w/Gas Container, $135. Mantis 2Cyl
Engine Tiller/Cultivator w/Attachments, & Gas
Can, Oil & DVD Instructions, $150. Both for
$250 o.b.o. Call Carter, 327-5476.


LAWN MOWERS
ALL KINDS
Please Call Frank at 727-418-8297.
LIFELONG ROUND TABLES- Sold in lots of
5, $40 each. Used, Excellent Condition. 727-
798-6355.
THANKYOU GULFPORT!- For responding to
my last week's ad regarding my missing busi-
ness associate. Murph from Catmandu.
FREE BOOKS! Cookbooks, Stephen King,
Harry Potter! Too many to mention. Bring your
own boxes, Come get em!! Call Murph, 328-
1989. Gulfport.
DOUBLE CRYPT-Woodlawn Gardens, $5000
o.b.o. Call 345-8846.
JAZZY POWER WHEELCHAIR- New Batter-
ies. $550. Golf Clubs w/Bag, $20 o.b.o. 727-
343-5613.


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.
THULE KAYAK HULLAPORT-(4) $125. obo.
Yakima Stackers Kayak Roof Rack $50. 727-
560-2508.



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AND GET A KISS!
Dog Grooming as a Career that Loves You
Back. Certified Vendor for Vocational Rehabili-
tation. Approved for veteran training. Pet own-
ers workshop, learn to groom your own dog
sceond Saturday of each month.
www.academyofanimalarts.com
727-517-9546.


WANTED FOLDING TABLES -for yard sale.
Have cash. I will pick up. Call chuck at 323-
0986.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
St. Pete Motors gives notice and Intent to sell,
for non payment of repairs and storage, the
following vehicle on April 8,2014 at 10:00 A.M.
at 9033 66th St. N. Pinellas Park, FL 33782.
Said Company reserves the right to accept or
reject any and all bids.
2001 Dodge
VIN#1B7HF16Z21S782949
March 13, 2014
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FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY 9-4- 1012
59th St. S., Art, Crafts, Sports, Glassware col-
lectibles. Beads, Books, Music, Movies, Guitar
w/Case, Ampliphier. Much More!

GIANT INDOOR FLEAMARKET- Friday
& Saturday, 8-2p.m. Allendale UMC, 3801
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MOVING SALE- Saturday, 9-3p.m. Furniture,
Books, Misc. 6325 10th Ave. S.
FURNITURE BOOKS HOUSEHOLD-Items.
6426 3rd Ave. S. Friday & Saturday 8am.-
3pm.
1519 52ND ST. S.- Sat. & Sun 9-3. No Early
Birds!
MOVING SALE-Friday and Saturday 9am.-
3pm. 5955 13th Ave. N.
TOWN SHORES DOVER CARPORT SALE-
March 15th, 8-12p.m. Household goods, cloth-
ing, baked goods, furniture & misc. treasures!
3114 59th St. S.
TWO FAMILY-Sat. & Sun. 5533 21st Ave. N.
Bedroom Suite, Two A/C Wall Units, Glass
Coffee Table, End Table, Lots of other misc.
ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD SALE- Pasa-
dena Golf Club Estates. Saturday 3/15 (Rain
Day Sunday) 8a.m.-2p.m. Near Stetson Uni-
versity, 22nd Ave S./Gulfport Blvd. & 64th St.
Enter at Robin Road or Royal Palm Drive. Fol-
low Signs.
BEACHWAY MHP 687 54TH ST. S.-9-12.
Clothing, Furniture, Bric-A-Brac, Baked
Goods, Afghan Raffle.
54TH ST./30TH AVE. S. Huge Negotiable
Must Go Sale! Fri.-Sun. 8-?
ESTATE SALE- 5108 Brittany Dr. S. Unit 907,
Bldg. 2. St. Petersburg. Friday & Saturday
9-3p.m.
SATURDAY 9AM.-1PM-6665 10th Ave. N. Ev-
erything Must Go!
MOVING SALE-926 60th St. S. Friday 8am-
3pm.


THANK YOU ST. JUDE Our Prayers Have
Been Answered. n.j.c.
POWERFUL PRAYER TO Holy Spirit Holy
Spirit, you who solves all problems, who lights
all roads so that I can attain my goal, you who
give me the divine gifts to forgive and forget
all evil against me and that in all instances of
my life you are with me, I want in this short
prayer to thank you for all things and confirm
once again that I never want to be separated
from you, even in spite of all material illusions.
I wish to be with you, in eternal glory. Thank
you for your mercy toward me andmine.
The person must say this prayer for 3 con-
secutive days. After 3 days the favor requested
will be granted, even if it may appear difficult.
This prayer must be published immediately af-
ter the favor is granted, without mentioning the
favor, only your initials should appear at the
bottom. V.A.
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
nine days, nine times a day. Then publish this
prayer. ThankYou, Jesus. V.A.

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.


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
atYour 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. V.A.
PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN 0
most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruit-
ful vine, splendor of heaven. Blessed Mother
of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist
me in my necessity. 0 star of the sea, help me
and show me here you are my mother. 0 Holy
Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and
Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom
of my heart to succor me in necessity (make
request). There are none that can withstand
your power. 0 Mary, conceived without sin,
pray for us who have recourse to thee. (3
times.) Holy Mary, I place this cause in your
hands. (3 times.) Say this prayer for 3 consec-
utive days and then you publish it and it will be
granted to you. Thankyou, Hristos
PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has
never been known to fail. This novena must be
said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and
Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles,
near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful interces-
sor of all who invoke your special patronage in
time of need, to you 1 have recourse from the
depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom
God has given great power to come to my as-
sistance. Help me in my present urgent peti-
tion. In return, I promise to make your name
known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude,
pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say
3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. V.A.
PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never
Known to Fail) Oh, most beautiful flower of
Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heav-
en. Blessed Motherof the Son of God, Immac-
ulate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star
of the Sea, help me and show me here you
are my mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech
you from the bottom of my heart to secure me
into my necessity (make request). There are
none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary,
conceived without sin, pray for us who have
recourse to thee (3) times. Holy Mary, I place
this cause in your hands (3) times. Say this
prayer for three consecutive days and then
you must publish and it will be granted to you
V.A.

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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.
PLACE YOUR AD HERE- Starting at $15 per
issue. Call 321-6965.
2BR/2BA PASADENA COVE- Gated Commu-
nity. Top Floor, Screened Terrace w/Waterview.
$1100/Mo. Annual, 1st & Last. 727-345-9620.
2BR/1BA APARTMENT-Central H/A, Remod-
eled, large deck, carport, storage shed. No
Section 8. $795/mo. plus security. Call Ken at
727-417-1462.
CONDO ARBOR GROVE/MAXIMO AREA
2BR/2BA, Patios. Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher.
2nd Floor End Unit Overlooking Pool. Avail-
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ST. PETE BEACH-Large Efficiency, Newly
Renovated, Walk to Beach, Trolley, block off
Corey Ave. $600/Mo includes water/mainte-
nance. No Dogs. 727-804-5694.
NICE 1/1 CONDO/APT N. Central St. Pete,
Renovated, Big, Quiet, Safe, Walk-In Closet,
C/H/A, No Pet, N/S, Lease $590/Mo. 727-510-
8784.
STETSON AREA EFFICIENCY-Clean & Com-
fortable. Private Entrance. Off-street parking.
Convenient location. $550/mo. Includes elec-
tric & water. First month & security required.
No pets. 727-290-5430.
S. PASADENA-Triplex, 2/1, Ground floor,
Adults,Walk to stores, bank. Next to Galatea
Park,. W/S/G. ($45.), included in $750/Mo.
Plus 12th Mo. & Security. Owners on Premis-
es. No Smokers, Background Check Required.
727-345-4153 7000 Hibiscus Ave. S. #1.
TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reason-
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, PA. at
727-822-2200.


1BR/1BA FURNISHED-CHA, W/D, 1 Block
from Gulfport Beach, Art Village and near
Stetson. Available April 1st, $995/Mo. +Utili-
ties/Security Pet Considered. Call 727-224-
9771.
TOWN SHORES 55+- 2BR/2BA Deluxe. Fully
Furnished, Well Maintained. Small Dog Friend-
ly Building. Annual Lease Preferred. $995/Mo
&Secuirty 801-942-1718.


PASADENA/GULFPORT-12x12 room. Share
House Privileges. Great Neighborhood Close
to Beaches. Move-in $300. this Month. Clean
Roommate. $525/Mo. Includes Utilities. 727-
282-6206 Bev.
ROOM TO RENT IN CLEAN HOME- No Pets,
No Vices, Peaceful, Internet, Etc. Gandy Area.
Pass Background Check. $400/Mo. 727-320-
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1638 49th St. S. Office/Store available. 727-
527-6102.



6250 13TH AVE. S.
OPEN SUNDAY 1-3PM
$269,500 Gulfport Original. 2BR/2BA Over
1900sqft. Totally Updated Kitchen, Bathrooms.
Oversized Family room, New Windows, Loads
of Storage and a Hydroponic Garden! Walk to
Stetson. A Must See! Misti Kehoe, Realtor RE/
MAX METRO 727-744-1649 Cell.
OPEN SUNDAYS BUY OWNER- March 9-April
13, 11:00-2:OOPM. 3010 59th St. S. #206.
Nice, Clean. 2BR/1BA, 1120Sqft. Roomy Eat-
in Kitchen. Cat Friendly. Town Shores (Barclay
bldg) $79,000.
OPEN SUNDAY 1-4- 5356 81st St. N., Unit
26, St. Petersburg. Spacious 2BR/2BA corner
unit, newer kitchen & tile floors, painted, pool,
ready to move in. 55+, $59,900. Call Margit
Kaitar, C21,727-643-5172.


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located directly overlooking
Tranquil Wood Ibis Park
Imagine waking each morning to this
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Reduced to $479,000

ACROSS FROM GULFPORT BEACH- Un-
furnished 1250SF, 2BR/2BA Condo. Spacious
Bright and Airy Corner Unit. $109,500. (Town
Shores 55+ Community) 727-510-3715.
TOWN SHORES 55+- 1BR/1BA Deluxe, All
Tile Floors, New: Paint; Appliances; Furni-
ture including Hide-A-Bed. Covered Carport.
$109,500. Turnkey Sale. 812-327-2625. Must
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JUNGLE TERRACE
2/2/1CG, 1322 Sq. ft. Rehabbed in 2005, w/
recent updates. Large fenced yard, deck and
heated pool. $159,900. Agents 3%. 727-343-
7829.
DUPLEX FOR SALE BY OWNER- Apt. A
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FOR SALE BY OWNER-Town Shores Diplo-
mat #1003. Top Floor. 2BR/2BA, 1450 sq. ft.
carport, Cats OK. $169k. 907-351-4311.
SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA CONDO-semi fur-
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in ready. $49,900. Patriot Square, Gated 55+
Community. 39th & 41st blocks of 37th St. S.
Tony Branch Earnest Realty 727-460-7887.
FOR SALE OR RENT- Charming Gulfport
Bungalow. 2BR/1BA, plus bonus room with
additional kitchen & bath. Wood/Tile floors.
Includes newer furniture, appliances and laun-
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r 727-954-5432
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STown Shores resident/Broker associate
Luxury & Beach Realty, FL
Gulfport Division

5900 SHORE BLVD. SO.- Embassy, 55+,
2BR/1.5BA, Deluxe, New Storm Shutters,
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Carport #39..................................................... CONTRACT PENDING 7 DAYS $129,500
Avalon #201.E2BR2BA, deluxe end unit, shutters, carport. CONTRACT PENDING $99,000
Kenmore #607. 1 BRI1 BA, standard. As-is .......................................... SOLD $54,900
FOR SALE
Diplomat #104. 2BR/2BA, open bay views, carport nw......eCONTRACT PENDING $154,900
Jamison #210- 2BRe2BA, standard floor plan, carport .....CONTRACT PENDING $95,000
RENTALS 55+
Embassy #311- 2BR/2BA, deluxe condo, unfurnished carpor.................ANNUAL $1200/mo
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convenient curb parking deluxe........................................................ ANNUAL $g50/mo

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Town Shores 55+
Specialist & Resident
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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm
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kitchen, dining room and Florida room.
Florida room has new windows & shutters.
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generic equivalent. For comparative purposes, participants will
have their vitals monitored, Including blood draws, during both
study periods.
Study participants will be required to remain onsite, in our
dormitories, for the duration of each study period. Participants
completing this study may receive up to $600 for time and
travel
You May Qualify If You..
Are a healthy 18 to 65 year old
Are A NonSmoker for at least 1 year
Can ofattend one 2 to 3 hour Screening visit
/ Can attend two 2-night overnight visits


Sign up today at:

800-874-7550
www. HillTopStudy.com
or email us at studies@hlll-top.com
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