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Vacation Rental or Code Violation?


By Cathy Salustri
Seventeen property
owners received a letter
from Gulfport's Community
Development telling them
their practice of renting
their homes for short-term
rentals (less than one month)
violates city code 22-4.02.
This was not an agenda item
at Tuesday evening's council
meeting, but heard during
public comment.
Of the 17 letters sent, not
every property owner spoke
or attended the meeting. Four
Gulfport residents received a
letter. Five of the recipients
live in St. Petersburg; one,


Redington Shores; one,
Orlando; one, Georgia; two,
Texas; one, Vermont; one,
Pennsylvania; and one,
Canada.
Gulfport only allows private
home rentals for less than a
month a time three times in a
12-month period.
Gulfport's community
enforcement officer, Bruce
Earling, said he did not know
the name of the complainant
who came into the Community
Development department
and told Earling about a web
site, VRBO.com, where home
owners advertise vacation
rentals. Earling went on the


web site and searched for
Gulfport, finding 17 homes in
violation of city code. He sent
those property owners notices
of violation on April 9th.
"In their neighborhood, they
saw the cars coming and
going," said Earling of how
neighbors became suspicious
about the rental properties.
"They were comparing the
license tags of all the vehicles
coming and going."
Please see "Overheard at
Gulfport City Council" in this
issue of the Gabber to hear
what the property owners,
council, and city staff had to
say.


Capital Changes Include Paving
Beach Lot, Sanibel Lights
Along with a new suggested budget, Gulfport city staff
presented suggestions for capital improvements, or projects
that incur one-time expenses to the city.
"What you're seeing," City Manager Jim O'Reilly told
council, "is some very aggressive programming."
Such projects include paving the beach parking lot,
currently comprised of packed shell.
"There's no percolation there at all; you might get 10% at
the most," Don Sopak said of current lot's ability to absorb
contaminants before they flowed into Boca Ciega Bay. "It
runs through the grass and gets a ... bit of treatment before
it gets out there."
The pavement will not offer more opportunities to prevent
contaminating Boca Ciega Bay.


Faces of Gulfport's Springfest
Gulport celebrated Spring last
Saturday with the 20th annual
Gulfport Springfest held in
(Iyriei. Park.
The event was hosted by the
Gulfport Area Chamber od
Commerce.
Pictured is area resident
Angela Lagan one of the many
faces of Springfest.
See Photos, page 29


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"That's the ephemeral nature
of the eggs, my friends!" Youth
Librarian Cailey Klassen called
as she dropped a possibly-prop-
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Science Club. "They break!"
For the eggs-periment,
participants attempted to
protect raw eggs with a variety
of cushion-y media, such as
bubble wrap and sponges.
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Magistrate Continues
in Gulfport
Gulfport City Council voted to use
a special magistrate to hear code
enforcement-related cases. The city
has used, and voted to continue to
use, Jim Thaler to hear these cases.
Thaler, a lawyer, charges $150 an
hour for his services.
If the city opted to discontinue using
a special magistrate, such cases
would go to the circuit court.
Since adopting the process of a
special magistrate, Community
Development Director Fred Metcalf
estimates Thaler has heard
"approximately 10" cases.

Police Blotter
Gulfport police responded to the
2800 block of 58th Street on the
morning of April 7th after a resident
reported that sometime overnight
someone had destroyed a birdbath,
glass table, flower pots and hose in
the front yard. Residents also told
Officer Novak that they received a
letter containing a dead lizard a few
weeks ago, and a note tucked into


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the conflict in Ukraine. There are no
suspects.

Boca Ciega High
Salutes Cadets
Students in the JROTC program
at Boca Ciega High School were
honored Wednesday, April 16th
during the school's annual National
JROTC Awards Ceremony. With 360
students, Boca Ciega High's JRTOC
program is one of the largest and
most successful public school JROTC
programs in the country. Close to


150 students were recognized at this
week's ceremony for their academic,
athletic, leadership and citizenship
qualities. For more information,
contact the school at 727-893-2780.

Toddler Storytime
Come join them at Gulfport Library,
5501 28th Ave. S., 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.
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Free Smoke Detectors
Need a smoke detector? The Gulfport
Fire Department offers free smoke
detectors to elderly and low-income
households inside city limits. Stop by
the Gulfport Fire Station or call Chief
Jim Marenkovic at 727-893-1062 for
more information.

Keeping Gulfport in
Code Compliance
Code Enforcement activities have
moved to Section Five of the city,
also known as the Marina District.
This comprises the southeast portion
of Gulfport and generally extends
south from 26th Ave. S. to the water
and east from 49th Street to the city
limits.
Gulfport handled 241 code
enforcement cases in March; year-
to-date, the city has handled 1109.
Of these, Gulfport had 12 citizen
complaints in March and 88 so far
this year, which means 7.9% of the
code enforcement cases come from
citizen complaint.
Because Gulfport has one inspector
who focuses on one section at a time,


the city depends on residents to call
in violations when they see them.
"We will inspect within one
working day of a complaint to verify
any violation," the community
development section of the weekly
city manager's report promises.
Call727-893-1061ifyouseeviolations.
If the inspector is unavailable, leave
as detailed a message as possible
to help them find the violation.
Complaints can be anonymous, but
residents seeking follow-up should
leave contact information, which
means the complaint is no longer
anonymous.
To review the code enforcement
activities documents for more
detailed information and a map of the
code enforcement areas, please visit
the Special Documents section of the
city's website at www.mygulfport.us.

Happy Birthday to You!
Help the Gulfport Multipurpose
Senior Center celebrate members'
April birthdays with cake, games
and more at 2:30 p.m. this Friday,
April 18th. This monthly event is
sponsored by Dolphin's View.


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Hurricane Related
Vendors for Seminar
Does your business have important
information regarding hurricane
preparedness? The City of Gulfport
is looking for hurricane related
vendors, products or anything related
to helping during hurricane season.
The spots are free (one per vendor)
and space is limited. Vendors will
be located inside the theater lobby. A
table will be provided, but you must
supply your own linens.
The City of Gulfport will be hosting
the 2014 Hurricane Seminar on
Thursday, May 29th, 7 p.m. at the
Catherine A. Hickman Theater, 5501
27th Ave. S. (enter on 26th Ave. S.).
This informative seminar is open to
the public. For more information on
this event or your interest in being
a vendor, please email gbiron@
mygulfport.us or call Gail Biron,
City of Gulfport Technical Events
Specialist at 727-893-1118.

Yolanda Roman Office
Hours are Mondays
City of Gulfport Councilmember,
Ward Three Representative, Yolanda
Roman is holding weekly office hours
on Monday at 3:30 p.m. to answer
community related questions inside
City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S., Gulfport.
"As the newest city councilmember,
I am honored to serve Ward Three
and all of Gulfport. My commitment
is to serve the community, working
with you to continue making
Gulfport a wonderful place to live.


To be as involved and accessible to
the community as possible, I will
maintain a weekly 'City Council
Community Office Hour' on Mondays
from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., at City Hall.
Please feel free to stop by during
this time. If communicating via
email, please contact me at yroman@
mygulfport.us. I may also be reached
by phone at 727-893-1012 or 727-
512-2942. Thank you and I look
forward to this wonderful opportunity


for one-on-one discussions with many
of you," says Yolanda Roman.

Phi Beta Sigma Summit
Phi Beta Sigma Summit, a fraternity
brother get-together, will be held on
Saturday, April 19th at 2 p.m. at
Wildwood Rec Center, 1000 28th St.
S. in St. Petersburg. Contact Cedric
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kindergarten through age 14. Hours
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not include field trips. Pre-Camp
(June 9th to 13th) and Post-Camp
(August llth to 15th) cost is $77
for each week, which includes field
trips. Pre- and Post-Camps are
limited to 60 Gulfport residents
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HCA Health Talks -
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Anyone can have a stroke no matter
your age, race or gender. But the
chances of having a stroke increase
if a person has certain risk factors, or
criteria that can cause a stroke. The
good news is that up to 80 percent of
strokes can be prevented, and the best
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Easter Eggs
The St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center
and Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr.
will hold a Dip and Dive Easter egg
event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April
19th. Don't forget to check all of the
fun going on at the park next to the
pool. The Spring Festival will have
food provided by the City of St. Pete
Beach Fire Department, a bounce
house, touch-a-truck, and crafts. The
Underwater Egg Hunt costs just $4
per child and the Spring Festival is
free to all. Children are encouraged
to bring mesh bags to gather their
eggs. For more information on this
event, contact the Aquatic Center at
727-363-9264 or visit www.spbrec.
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Lithuanian-American
Club Lunch
The Lithuanian-American
Club at 4880 46th Ave. N. in
St. Petersburg is serving lunch
every Thursday at 1 p.m. The
spring schedule of luncheons is one
week koldunai and the other week
cepelinai.
The cost is $7 for entree, side, dessert
and coffee. This Thursday's menu is
soup, cepelinai (grated potato meat
dumplings) served with bacon and/
or sour cream, dessert and coffee.
As usual, they have Lithuanian beer
and fresh baked bread to buy every
Thursday.
The club will have its annual
Easter Craft and Bake Sale before
its luncheon on April 17th at 12 p.m.
There will be crafts, Lithuanian
jewelry, some made with amber. The
ladies of the club are making their
favorite recipes and even farmer's
cheese.
Call Vida at 866-7936 for more
information. Everyone is welcome.

Classic Cars and
Good Eats
More than 100 cars will be on display
at the Tierra Verde Partnership
(TVB3P) third annual Classic Car
Show and Taste from 11 a.m. to
3 p.m. on Saturday, April 19th, at the
downtown Tierra Verde parking lot,
1101 Pinellas Bayway S.
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Verde Fire Department and Premium
Production plans an exciting day
of classic cars, music and food from
local restaurants plus fun activities
for kids.
TVBP has lined up more than
40 sponsors, including Advance
Auto Parts, All- Kleen, Bert Smith
Porsche, Lowe's Home Improvement
and Regions Bank.
Each year, the TVB3P donates a
portion of the car show proceeds to
local non-profit organizations. In
2012, donations were given to benefit
the Veterans of South Pinellas
County, and in 2013 donations
were given to Tampa Bay Watch.
This year's proceeds will benefit the
Eckerd College Search and Rescue
Team (EC-SAR).


TVBP is composed of more than
75 local businesses and community
groups. The mission is to support
and promote existing and new
businesses on Tierra Verde while
showcasing the island as a place
known for its business appreciation
and community spirit. Here people
live and work together for a mutually
positive result both economically and
socially.
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and premiumcarshows.com. Also,
contact tvbusinesses@gmail.com for
additional sponsorship information.
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Mainsail Arts Festival will celebrate
its 39th anniversary on April 19th
and 20th. This prestigious art
festival is one of the most exciting
outdoor arts events in Florida,
attracting 250 artists from across
the country. Once again, the event
will be held in beautiful Vinoy
Park, 701 Bayshore Dr. NE, on
St. Petersburg's downtown
waterfront.


The Mainsail Arts Festival began
in 1976 when the city's Bicentennial
Committee, the Saint Petersburg
Recreation Department and the new
Saint Petersburg Arts Commission
joined forces to sponsor the "First
Annual Saint Petersburg Sidewalk
Arts and Colonial Crafts Festival."
The Mainsail Arts Festival is now
a two-day event that combines visual
and performing arts along with a
Young at ARt student show and
opportunities for children to actively
engage in art activities. There is an


assortment of culinary arts as well as
Mainsail souvenirs.

Gulf Beaches
Relay for Life
The 2014 Gulf Beaches American
Cancer Society's Relay for Life will
be held at Archibald Park on Madeira
Beach, beginning Saturday, May 3rd
at 2 p.m. The ceremonial Relay will
run through the night with closing
ceremonies the following morning,
Sunday, May 4th. The event will be
one of the only Relay fundraisers
held on the beach, wherein Relayers
and volunteers will have the amazing
opportunity to sleep in tents on
beautiful Madeira Beach.
Archibald Park is located at 15100
Gulf Blvd. with easy access on and off
the beach, a wide open area, and lots
of additional parking both on and
across from the beach.
Many events throughout the area
are being held as well to help raise
funds for the Gulf Beaches Relay. For
information or to contribute or sign
up as an individual or a team, please
visit: 2014 Relay for Life Events.


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Gulfport Area Chamber
Networking Mixer
By Lynda Shehan
The Chamber invites our business
members to attend our Networking
Mixer hosted by Peninsula Inn, 2937
Beach Blvd. S. from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on
Thursday, April 17th.
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.
Gulfport areachamberofcommerce.
org and join online.

Fun in the Sun Day
The 9th Annual "Fun in the Sun"
Day children's event is presented
by the City of Gulfport Recreation
Division and Stetson College of Law
Public Service Fellows. The event is
Saturday, April 19th from 10 a.m. to
12 p.m. at the Gulfport Recreation
Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. The free
festivities will include an egg hunt
for children ages eight and under, a
raffle for baskets, children's activities,
music, food and fun. Children will
also have the opportunity to climb
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Come to Easter
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Pass-A-Grille Beach Community
Church will hold its 73rd Annual
Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday,
April 20th. The community has
embraced this inspirational service
as it continues to draw well over 1,000
worshipers each year. The service
will be held at Pass-A-Grille Point,
between First and Second Avenues,
at 6:30 a.m. All are invited to arrive


early for music and meditation. Two
additional services, with traditional
Easter music and a brass choir, will
be held at the church at 8:45 a.m. and
10 a.m.
Following the Sunrise Service, at
8 a.m., the youth group will host a
pancake breakfast in the Fellowship
Hall of Pass-A-Grille Beach
Community Church. The $7 per
person charge, or $25 per family, will
help support the group's upcoming
mission trip. All are invited.
The church is located at 107 16th
Ave. in St. Pete Beach. A Maundy
Thursday service will be held at the
church on April 17th at 7 p.m.
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Beauty is in the Eye...
Dear Editor: This is in response
to the latest "Hard Candy" article in
the Gabber (April 10, 2014 edition).
Cathy S. is one of my favorite Gabber
writers. However I feel I need to
comment on her opinion that in
order to be beautiful we should pave
the alleys and beach front parking
lot.
I am landscape painter andfindlots
of material for light filled, color filled
paintings in the beach "art district"
area of town. I love the lumpy old
alleys and the sand and shell parking
lots visually but of great importance
to us as well should be concerns over
flooding. I have to say that not only
do I consider paving ugly and hot,
I also realize that paving makes it
impossible for nature to right itself
properly. And in regard to the alleys,
the consideration here is not only
better water absorption but also,
down here by the beach the lots tend
to be smaller and the alleys become
a good place for kids to ride bikes,
dogs to be walked and neighbors to
congregate. A nicely paved or leveled
alley can be a tempting "speedway"
for cars and motorcycles going too
fast. Alleys now contain natural
speed bumps in the right places.
Please consider the idea that people
come to Gulfport FROM neatly
manicured generic locations to enjoy
a town that has become popular
because it is not. It is unique. This
sense of place visitors find appealing
has developed over years of residents
loving this town for what it is as it
is.
Having said this I realize that
cleaning up and picking up rubbish
all over Gulfport should be high
on everybody's priority list. The
alleys or yards should never be


dumping grounds for old couches
and mattresses and all other kinds
of hideous looking refuse. Nothing
is more off putting to visitors or
residents than neglect. I want to
be proud of Gulfport and the way I
and my neighbors care for our city.
However, if you look closely at this
situation you may see there is a fine
line between respecting our home
and destroying it with quick "fixes"
like blacktop. Beauty is in the eye of
the beholder.
Hilda Neily, Gulfport Fl. and
Provincetown Ma.
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Pros of Golf Carts
Dear Editor: I see golf carts as a
way to provide more mobility for our
citizens. Maybe some of our people
cannot drive a car anymore but have
the desire and need to shop, keep
medical appointments and take
advantage of all the amenities our
great city offers.
All golf carts should be street safe
and registered with the Gulfport
Police Department with a current
driver's license. For better safety
I suggest a traffic light at 55th St.
S. (Beach Boulevard) and 22nd Ave.
S. (Lakeview) connecting to ('I in .-i
Park, serving the walkers, bikers,
school children as well as golf carts
and walking the dogs.
This would create more safety
between the traffic lights at 49th St.
S., 52nd St. S. and 58th St. S. Car
drivers would not be able to speed
through this area. Golf carts do not
take up a full parking space and
would save on gas. The carts should
be limited to day time use.
Velma (Gleaton) Ellis
Lifelong resident


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 Ave. N. in
St. Petersburg, September through
May. Bring a covered dish and $1
donation. Public is welcome for fun
and games. Call Mary Ann at 727-
595-8648.

Easter Egg Hunt in
Treasure Island
The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club with
the assistance of the Isle of Capri
Civic Association will sponsor an
Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April
19th at 10 a.m. in the Treasure Island
Community Center and Park, Gulf
Boulevard at 106th Ave. Activities
for children 10 years old and younger
will include an egg hunt, bonnet
and hat contest, and a visit with the
Easter Bunny. Bring your cameras
so that you can take your picture
with the Easter Bunny. The event
is free. Call the Treasure Island
Recreation Department at 727-
547-4575 or 727-367-2303.










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Hit the Links for
Stroke Survivors
Voices of Hope for Aphasia, a non-
profit serving people with aphasia,
is hosting their second annual golf
tournament on May 3rd at Seminole
Lake Country Club in Seminole. The
format is best ball, so anyone can play
regardless of skill level. To register,
go to www.vohaphasia.com or call
Mike Caputo at 727-249-1953.
Voices of Hope for Aphasia is
a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to
helping stroke survivors and others
afflicted with aphasia find hope
that progress can be made, and in
the meantime to find ways to live a
happy and fulfilling life. Aphasia is
an acquired communication disorder
that impairs a person's ability to
process language, but does not affect
their intelligence. VOHA group
meetings are held in St. Petersburg
on Mondays and Wednesdays.
For more information, go to www.
vohaphasia.com or call Mike Caputo
at 727-249-1953.

Polish American
Society News
The Polish American Society, 1343
Beach Drive SE (next to Coast Guard
commissary) is open with live bands
on Sunday through May 4th. Doors
open at 1:30 p.m. with music, 3 to
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! Palm Sunday
dinner is $7. They are closed Easter
Sunday.


This is a smoke-free facility with the
best wood dance floor for ballroom
dancing. Next tea dances are April
23rd and 30th.
Bring family and friends and support
Polish heritage. You will meet all
nationalities. Kids are welcome!
For more information call Bev
at 727-526-6835 or visit www.
polishamericansociety.org.

Blood Pressure Clinic
on Last Thursday
What's your blood pressure? Do you
have high blood pressure? Low blood
pressure? Are you at risk? Come find
out at the Gulfport Senior Center
Blood Pressure Clinic on the last


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Thursday of every month from 10
a.m. to 12 p.m. provided by Pinellas
Point Nursing & Rehab Center.
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.

Gulfport Knitters'
Fashion Show
Come check out the amazing talent of
the Gulfport Knitters on Wednesday,
April 23rd at 2 p.m. at the Gulfport
Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S., as
they showcase the latest styles. Call
Rachel at 727-893-1231.


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Gulfport residents, are you looking
to get rid of your old stuff and
don't know where to start? Join the
Gulfport Neighbors and the City of
Gulfport at the community "Junk
in the Trunk or on a Truck" event
on Saturday, May 17th from 8 a.m.
to 2 p.m. behind the Neighborhood
Center, 1617 49th St. S. in Gulfport.
Bring proof of Gulfport residency


(driver's license and utility bill) and
your items to the Neighborhood
Center and either swap it, give it
away or junk it for free.
Gulfport residents may bring
furniture, appliances, tires and
other bulk items for free disposal,
but firearms, drugs, liquor, plants,
paints, chemicals, or batteries
cannot be accepted. Enjoy a cup of
coffee during "Java with Josh and
Zack" (Lieutenant Josh Stone, and
Community Resource Officer Zack


Mills). Parents can register your
child's bike with the Gulfport Police
Department and receive a free
children's bike helmet.
Join the Gulfport Neighbors network
of volunteers: inspiring, motivating
and uniting neighbors to improve
the quality of life in Gulfport. For
more information, please call 727-
893-1118.

Intermediate Digital
Camera Class
If you have already taken the
beginners digital photography class
at Gulfport Library or St. Pete Beach
Library sign up for the intermediate
digital camera course held at Gulfport
Library on April 26th from 11 a.m. to
1 p.m. taught by local photography
teacher Cathy Salustri. And as
always, it's free! Call 727-893-1073
to sign up.

Attention Young
Environmentalists!
Earth Scouts will be meeting at
the Gulfport Public Library the first
Tuesday of every month. The next
meeting is Tuesday, May 6th from
3 to 4 p.m. Earth Scouts aims to
raise awareness of environmental
issues, take action through hands
on activities, and adopt new
environmentally friendly behaviors.
Open to all school age children
and their parents. Contact Ashly
Bargman at 727-320-5497.


A butterfly garden courtyard welcomes visitors
to two newly renovated houses
showcasing
antique, vintage and collectible
treasures.
The secret garden features plants and outdoor accessories.

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Pasadena Community Church Youth Basketball
As part of the Recreaion Ministry at Pasadena Community Church, the Youth Basketball
program is a Christian based, non-competitive league designed to provide a safe and fun
ennronmeril for chdaren in grades 1-12 to learn the fundamentals of basketball. Registralion
fee is $75 I paid by May 9.
Sumer League Calendar
Saturday. April 26, 2014 Registration 9:00am 12noon
Friday. May 9. 2014 Last Day of Registration S 00pm
Monday. July 21, 2014 Practice Begins at 5:30;pr
Friday. August 1, 2014 First Games 5:30-9:00pm
Saturday. August 2. 2014 First Games 8:30am-5:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 20.2014 Last Game and Awards
For questions contact Dean Hoskin, Recreation Director
deshamcuff M (727) 381-2499






Sock Hop to Benefit
Local Charities
Knights of Columbus Council
14178 and Cathedral of St. Jude are
sponsoring a 50s and 60s Rock 'n
Roll Sock Hop featuring the original
"Impacs" on May 2nd from 7 to
10 p.m. at the Gulfport Casino, 5500
Shore Blvd. in Gulfport. Advance
tickets are $15 for general admission,
$20 at the door. You may also reserve
a front row table for 10 of your closest
friends for $150. Proceeds will benefit
local Knights of Columbus charities.
Tickets are available now at Gulfport
Casino, Gulfport Beach Bazaar or St.
Jude Cathedral office. Visit www.
stjudekoc.org or call Bob Bielicki at
727-560-3389.

Third Saturday Art Walk
On Saturday, April 19th, from
6 p.m. to 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, upcycled items, 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,


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giving them the opportunity to see
if they can succeed as a working
artist at street fairs. Live musicians
appear at several venues throughout
the waterfront district, including
Stephanie, Owen Poteat, The Urban
Gypsies and Rob Irie to name a few.
The Industrial Art Center of Gulfport
is also offering 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, visit www.GulfportMA.
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Eggs, from front page
Next, Klassen climbed an a-frame
ladder and dropped the egg.
Some eggs stayed intact while
others broke (all eggs went into a
plastic zippered sandwich bag first to
avoid messes), and after the egg drop
concluded, Science Club members
had a treat: an egg hunt this time
with plastic eggs, filled with goodies.
The Science Club meets at 3 p.m.
every Monday in the library. Call
727-893-1133 for more information.
Editor's Note: Last week the Gabber
indicated Klassen worked part-time.
While Ms. Klassen worked part-time
through September 2013, the City of
Gulfport made her position full-time
as of October 2013.

Free Family Movie Day
On Saturday, April 19th the
Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave.
S., will be showing Disney's number
one animated movie of the year
about two sisters who live in a
really cold place and loosely based
on "The Snow Queen" at 10:30 a.m.


The second feature of the day is
the second installment of dystopian
trilogy based on the hit teen novels
by Suzanne Collins at 1 p.m. Call
727-893-1074 for the actual titles. As
always, free popcorn!

Get Ready for
Summer Reading
The Summer Reading Program is
right around the corner at Gulfport
Library. The kick-off party for kids
will be held on Monday, June 9th at
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Live in Color Meditation
Live in color meditations is the art of
breathing in color. A new meditation
class is held at the Gulfport
Recreation Center on Thursdays.
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
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Daddy Daughter
Date Night
The pleasure of your and your
daughter's company is requested at
the first annual Daddy Daughter Date
Night! Come enjoy a candy-coated
evening of dancing, photos, sweets
and giveaways. Join them at the
St. Pete Beach Community Center,
7701 Boca Ciega Dr. on Saturday,
May 10th from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost
is only $25 per couple and $5 for each
additional daughter. Preregistration
is required by Wednesday, May
7th. For more information call 727-
363-9245 or visit www.spbrec.com.

Earn College Credits
in High School
Pinellas County Schools students
entering grades 11 and 12 may
be eligible for dual enrollment at
St. Petersburg College (SPC) at
no charge. Eligible students can
earn credits toward a high school
diploma and a two-year associate's
degree and/or a four-year bachelor's
degree. Courses are available on SPC
campuses and some local high school
campuses.
To qualify, PCS students must be
entering grades 11 and 12, have
at least a 3.0 grade point average
or higher and satisfactory scores
on college placement tests. Here's
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Enrollment Permission Form from
their PCS school guidance counselor
by June 3rd. Then, they must register
by June 10th with SPC by dropping
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South County. For more details, call
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Meet the Artist
Domain Home Accessories & Gallery
will host a reception to highlight the
work of Tierra Verde painter Gary
Mellenbruch during its next "Meet
the Artists" event on Saturday, April
19th, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. at
3129 Beach Blvd. S. The featured
artist specializes in depictions of
local seaside landmarks, as well as
maritime creatures and mythical
mermaids. His work has become a
customer favorite since he began
displaying it in "&Gallery" in 2012.
Gary will be on hand to discuss his
work and answer questions. Live


entertainment by jazz saxophonist
Henry Ashwood will also be
featured during the evening, and
complimentary wine and hors
d'oeuvre will be offered.
Gary's watercolor and designers'
gouache paintings depict scenes
that many local residents will find
familiar. Iconic and colorful
attractions such as the Don CeSar
resort, Mary Pier and the Wharf
restaurant in Pass-a-Grille, as well
as Gulfport's own Williams Pier,
C'(Il.,IIv's Bar & Grill, and Pia's
Trattoria are among the images that
draw on talents Gary has honed in


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Join the Senior
Solos for Lunch
Senior Solos invites all singles age
55 and up to join them for their May
activities. At 1 p.m. on May 7th they
will gather for lunch at the Cheddar
Casual Caf6, 4101 Park Blvd. in
Pinellas Park. On May 12th at
1:30 p.m. you'll find them at the
Pinellas Park Senior Center, 7625
59th St. N. in Pinellas Park for their
monthly general meeting and potluck
lunch. Bring a dish to share and $2
or no dish and $5. After lunch, they
will play a fun game of "Two Truths
and a Lie." Come prepared to tell
two truths and a lie about yourself.
Everyone must guess which of your
statements is a lie.

Beta Sigma Phi
Sunshine City Council will be hosting
the annual Easter Egg Hunt on
Saturday, April 19th at the England
Brothers Park, 5010 81st Ave. N. in
Pinellas Park. Members will meet at
8 a.m. on Saturday morning to place
the eggs in the park. The egg hunt
will begin promptly at 9 a.m. This
usually lasts about 5 to 10 minutes.
It is fun to watch and Beta Sigma
Phi has been sponsoring this egg
hunt for over 30 years. Many of those
who participated years ago are now
bringing their children.
The next regular meeting for
Laureate Epsilon Theta will be
held at the home of Janet Taylor
on Wednesday, April 23rd at
7 p.m. Barbara Brooks will present
the program. At the conclusion of
the regular meeting, installation of
officers for the 2014-15 year will be
held. The officers are Joyce Keller,
President; Donna Smith, 1st Vice
President; Lucy Brushaber, 2nd
Vice President; Barbara Brooks,
Extension Officer; Sharon Ingram,
Recording Secretary; Kay Brown,
Corresponding Secretary and Valerie
Rankin, Treasurer.
For more information, please contact
Sharon Ingram at 321-2849.


Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014







Last Weekend for
"Stepping Out"
If you haven't seen the Gulfport
Community Players' production of
"Stepping Out," at the Hickman
Theater, you still have this weekend
left to do so. It will close on April
20th, after a very successful run at
the Hickman. The audiences who
have already attended have enjoyed
every minute of this lively play.
Under Richard Rosen's direction,
Rose Mallare's choreography, and
the play's excellent cast, the play
has become alive! If you like to
watch great tap dancing to music of
yesteryear, and enjoy a great story to
boot, this is your cup of tea!
Because of the adult situations and
language used in the play, the Players
recommend it for ages 18 and over.
Some, but very few tickets are
still available for the Thursday,
Friday and Saturday's 8 p.m. shows.
However, this coming Sunday's
2 p.m. performance has already sold
out. The Players strongly urge people
who want to attend any of these
other performances to avoid trying
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performance. Use the Players' will-
call ticket number, 727-322-0316,
and call as early as you possibly can.
This is a recorded line, where you
can leave your name, phone number,
number of tickets wanted, and the
night you want to attend. Your tickets
will be waiting for you at their ticket
booth with your name on them at the
night of the show. But, you must pay
for and pick up these tickets at least
30 minutes before the show's curtain
time of 8 p.m. or they will be sold to
others waiting in line. Tickets are
still only $15 each.
"Stepping Out" is being performed
at the Catherine A. Hickman Theater
of Gulfport, 5501 27th Ave. S. in
Gulfport.


Vendors Wanted for
Miniatures Show
The GFWC St. Petersburg Woman's
Club located at 40 Snell Isle Blvd.
N.E. will be sponsoring a Trains
and Miniatures Show on Sunday,
June 29th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission to public is $3 for adults,
kids under 12 free with paying adult.
They are still looking for vendors
and craftsmen who deal with any
type of miniatures such as trains,
doll houses (free standing as well as
wall hangings), dioramas, on-the-
wall shadow boxes, etc. If you make
or sell any type of miniature, please
contact Laura Brock at 727-823-
9258.


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and PSA Screening
Don't miss this great community
outreach for the following annual
free screenings. David Hastings and
The City of Gulfport, in conjunction
with the Oral Cancer Foundation,
Moffitt Cancer Center, Walgreen's,
and Sam's Club will be hosting a
free oral cancer screening, free skin
cancer screening, free PSA screening
and other free diagnostic screenings
on Saturday, April 26th, from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. at the Walgreen's parking
lot on the corner of 58th St. S. and
Gulfport Blvd. S. (5701 Gulfport Blvd
S, Gulfport) in Gulfport. People will
register for the screenings on the day
of the event.
David Hastings, a cancer survivor
and the Senior Patient Advocate of
the Oral Cancer Foundation started
this event to raise awareness of
oral cancer. Now, expanding into its
sixth year, this event will include
free skin cancer screenings, free
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--easure js/and Last Show of the Season
\By Luba Robinson
Don't miss the last Treasure Island Community
Center show for the Art Guild Winter/Spring season,
featuring award winning artists Danee Kinzel, Bruce
Kotchey, Stan Krupa, Helen Mullins, and Patricia
Trahey, whose work will be on display through
May 21st.
Florida native Kinzel with pastels and a passion for "typical Florida landscapes"
gives us luminous works of art, where "The Rivers' Edge" pulls the viewer to a
place that transcends reality. Where swaying palms in "Standing Water" and
"Golden Afternoon" are beached against delicate cumulous skies and Maine
embraces "Springtime in Gorman Park".
Emerging from the "joy of challenges" while working with a variety of media
and subject matter, art instructor Kotchey, with a masterful application of
colored pencils shows a vibrant "Stone Walled". Pen and ink exhibits a striking
"Snowcat". A flowing "Season Change" and contemporary "Star Cluster" are
fine examples of mixed media.
"Always in love with life" eclectic artist Krupa, whose paintings hang in
collections across the country, dazzles the viewer with a sampling of acrylic
and collage abstracts. "Snowbirds" and "Construction" achieve balance in
color, texture, and form. A stunning "Sunset" celebrates days' end and linear
forms in "Quiet Vision" successfully suggest a placid, collected pace.
Experience the skilled artistry of Mullins as she tells her stories in oils with
a keen sensitivity to contrasting tones and composition in "Gulfport Garage",
"Gulfport Market Day", and a 1920's era H.C. Smith grocery store in "Heritage
Village". An encore of her lush palette gives us a stoic "Pelican" waiting for
leftovers from a neighboring bait house.
Accomplished oil painter Trahey is inspired to "put the viewer in a place of
pure joy" with vivid hues, as seen in blues legend "Me and Lucille, BB King"
and "After the Dance", a striking portrait, posed to pull your gaze into a sense
of wonderment. Experience a unique "Sunset on the Gulf' through a glass of
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Free Cancer and
PSA Screening
Don't miss this great community
outreach for the following annual
free screenings. David Hastings and
The City of Gulfport, in conjunction
with the Oral Cancer Foundation,
Moffitt Cancer Center, Walgreen's,
and Sam's Club will be hosting a
free oral cancer screening, free skin
cancer screening, free PSA screening
and other free diagnostic screenings
on Saturday, April 26th, from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. at the Walgreen's parking
lot on the corner of 58th St. S. and
Gulfport Blvd. S. (5701 Gulfport
Blvd S, Gulfport) in Gulfport. People
will register for the screenings on
the day of the event.
David Hastings, a cancer survivor
and the Senior Patient Advocate of
the Oral Cancer Foundation started
this event to raise awareness of oral
cancer. Now, expanding into its
sixth year, this event will include
free skin cancer screenings, free
prostate cancer screenings and other
free diagnostic testing provided by
Walgreen's and Sam's Club.
The key to reducing the death rate
of cancer is earlier detection, and the
key to that is for all adults to receive
opportunistic cancer examinations
at least once a year.
The Moffitt Cancer Center's 40-foot
Mole Patrol Diagnostic Center will be
on deck for skin related screenings.
ThisMobile Diagnostic Center travels
to venues around Florida offering
free skin cancer screenings and
cancer education to the public. The
Mole Patrol is comprised of medical
doctors and mid-level practitioners
who specialize in skin cancer and/
or dermatology, as well as registered
nurses and support staff.
Don't miss this opportunity to
receive free screening for oral, skin,
and prostate cancers. It might just
save your life. To learn more about
oral cancer go to www.oralcancer.org
on the web. For event information,
please call David Hastings at 727-
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Triangular course, PHRF scored, no spinnakers. If the boat does not have a
current or past copy of PHRF certificate, a rating will be appointed. Dockage
will be available on first come, first served basis. Pot-luck dinner and awards
after the race.

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-Beth-El Shadloin
Messianic Congregation ~
'~17th Street & 29th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg 345-7777
www.Jewishheritage.net
- Worship Service
Friday 7pm


Easter Services at
Christ United
Join them at Christ UnitedMethodist
Church (CUMC), 467 First Avenue
N., St. Petersburg for Easter week
celebration. On Maundy Thursday,
April 17th, services will be held at
7 p.m., on Good Friday, April 18th
at 7 p.m. and Easter Services on
Sunday, April 20th will be held at
9:30 a.m. for a contemporary service
with a traditional service to begin at
10:50 a.m.


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Metaphysical Community Church
Founded 1960
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
TempleOfTheLivingGod.org
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Blessed Trinity Catholic Church
-- "Where Heaven Meets Earth"-
Good Friday- April 18
Morning Prayer ~ 9:00am
The Lord's Passion ~ 3:00pm
Holy Saturday April 19 (no moming mass or oraer)m
Easter Vigil 8:00pm
Easter Sunday April 20
Easter Sunday Sunrise Mass ~ 6:30am
Masses ~ 8:00, 9:30,11:3Oam
1600 54in Ave S -Si. PelersOurg
727-867-3663
btsp@tampabay.rr.com


Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ
6315 Central Ave. St. Petersburg, FL 33710 a 727-347-1226
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE:
Palm Sunday Service, April 13th 10:30am*
Maundy Thursday Service, April 17th 7:00pm
Good Friday Service, April 18th 7:00pm
Early Morning Easter Service, April 20th 8:00am
Easter Service, April 20th 10:30am*
,1 ",A "Diversity our strength, God's love our bond" Nursery. available
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We are a Conservative Shul dedicated
to the practice of all that is true, ethical
and beautiful in traditional Judaism.
BethSholomGulfport.org
or call 727-321-3380
1844 54th Street South
S Shabbat Services Saturdays at 9:15
With Kiddush to follow.


St. Bartholomew's
Episcopal Church
Join Us For
EASTER SERVICES
Sunday 7:30am & I Oam Holy Eucharist
Wednesday Healing Eucharist 12 pm
Thrift & Gift Shop
Open Tues., Wed., Thurs., Sat. 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Open Until 5pm Fridays
Proceeds benefit Food Pantry
Food Pantry is Open
1st & 3rd Sundays from: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
3747 34th St. South St. Petersburg, FL 33711
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On Easter Sunday, April 20th, at 1901 62nd Ave S, St. Peters
10 a.m. Saint Petersburg Community 727-864-3103 Salcfl@org.
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a musical and visual presentation of Sunrise Service 8:00 a
Christ's resurrection and victory over Easter Breakfast 9:00 C
death. The concert will take place at Easter Worship 10:00c
the church located at 4501 30th Ave. McMannis PRE-SCHOOL
N. in St. Petersburg. Nursery will Kindergarten 5th Gradi
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9:00am Contemporary Service
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Sunday School for all ages

Traditional Service


227 70th Street South
(727) 381-2499


St. Petersburg FL 33707
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Unitarian Universalist
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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
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Discussion 10:15 AM
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Email your request to News@theGabber.com
By Cathy Salustri
City of Gulfport: Bagged Leaves Pickup
Q: What is the process for pick-up of bagged leaves in areas that are ser-
viced by the automated garbage pick up? Should the bagged leaves be put
in trash cans or will they be picked up separately?
A: The City of Gulfport asks that you bag your leaves but do not place
them in the garbage cans; call 727-893-1089 for free bagged leaf pickup.
"All leaves should be bagged so they may be picked up separately from the
automated or rear-loading sanitation routes," says Public Works Director
Don Sopak.


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child, have asthma?


You or your child may qualify if they:
Are I 2 years of age or older
Have had asthma for at least one year
Are receiving asthma treatment
Have had asthma bad enough to see a doctor in the
last 12 months
There are other study requirements that will determine
whether individuals may participate in this clinical research
study.
There is no placebo (inactive substance, sometimes
referred to as a sugar pill) in this clinical research study.
There will be no blood draws (no needles) during this
clinical research study.
Qualified study participants will receive asthma
medication and study related medical care for their
asthma.
Reimbursement for time and travel may be provided
To see if you qualify, call: 727-347-5242
Pasadena Center For Medical Research
1615 Pasadena Avenue, Suite 200
S. Pasadena, FL 33707


Yard Sale to
Benefit Teens
Join them on Saturday, May 10th
from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Spring
Community Yard Sale at Crescent
Lake, located on the corner of 22nd
Ave. N. and Fifth St. N. This popular
community yard sale has more than
100 vendors. To participate in the
sale, reserve your 10' x 10' space
for only $15 with cash or a check at
1320 Fifth St. N. Proceeds benefit
Teen Arts, Sports, and Cultural
Opportunities (TASCO) Teen
Programs. For more information,
call 727-893-7813.

Center Offers
Computer Classes
Register now for a Basic Computer
class starting on Tuesday, May 6th at
2 p.m. at the Gulfport Multipurpose
Senior Center at 5501 27th Ave. S.
in Gulfport.
If you think you've got the basics
under your belt, maybe you're ready
for the Intermediate class that starts
on Wednesday, May 7th. Each class
will meet once a week on either
Tuesday or Wednesday for a total of
four classes. Retired NASA Systems
Engineer Anne Pemberton will be
your instructor. She teaches in a
down-to-earth way that won't make
you see stars as you learn how to
navigate the unknown territory of
the Windows 7 world. Each student
will use new Toshiba laptops to
help ensure a quality learning
experience.
All students must be registered and
have tuition paid by one week before
class starts. Classes are restricted
to 10 students so more individual
instruction assistance is available.
The fee for the series of four classes
for Gulfport residents is $40. The non-
resident fee for the series is $50 with
cash or checks preferred. Credit cards
are accepted online through www.
gulfportseniorfoundation.org. You
may also register and pay in person
at the Senior Center Foundation
office Monday through Friday from
8 to 11 a.m. For further information,
please call 727-592-1933.


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The Garden Club of St. Petersburg
announces their calendar for May.
Both events are held at 500 Sunset
Dr. S., St. Petersburg. Call 727-
381-8920.
On Monday, May 5th, at 10 a.m. get
your artistic juices flowing and make
one of a kind glass magnet sets or
cases. Cost of materials is $4.50.
On Tuesday, May 13th, learn Earth
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Walk Wise Tampa Bay
Pedestrian Safety
Florida consistently leads the nation
in pedestrian deaths. Come to a free
presentation on Pedestrian Safety
on Monday, April 21st at 2:30 p.m.
at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501
27th Ave. S., Gulfport. Attendees will
receive valuable information and a
free reflective backpack!
Must be a registered Gulfport Senior
Center member. Membership is easy
and free for all individuals 50 years
of age or older. Call Rachel at 727-
893-1231.

Looking for Hurricane
Related Vendors
The City of Gulfport will be hosting
the 2014 Hurricane Seminar on
Thursday, May 29th at 7 p.m. at the
Catherine A. Hickman Theater, 5501
27th Ave. S. (enter on 26th Ave. S.).
The city is looking for hurricane
relatedvendors, products or anything
related to helping during hurricane
season. The spots are free (one per
vendor) and space is limited. Vendors
will be located inside the theater
lobby. A table will be provided, but
you must supply your own linens.
This informative seminar is open
to the public. For more information
on this event or your interest in
being a vendor, please email gbiron@
mygulfport.us or call Gail Biron,
City of Gulfport Technical Events
Specialist, at 727-893-1118.

Where have you been
lately? Costa Rica?
Share your travel stories, pictures,
and tips with others as you hear about
their experiences at the Bon Voyage
Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014


discussion group that meets on the
third Thursday of every month at
1 p.m. at the Gulfport Senior Center,
5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport.
The guest speaker on April 17th
will be Lora Fox, a Costa Rica expert.
She will have pictures, videos, and
amazing tips for anyone interested
in visiting this exotic location. 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-
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prepared lunch on the last Tuesday
of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the
Fellowship Hall. Following the meal
they have a program and/or speaker
on a variety of topics.
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and fellowship and an opportunity to
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By Holiday Mathis
It's been said that nature hates a
vacuum, but in the first full week of
the 2014 Taurus sun, most people
would rather feel the sucking void of
a vacuum than replace it with boring,
ordinary things. There's much we
could add to our lives, and most people
will be as lucky as they are discerning.
The Taurus sun favors quality over
quantity. Pick and choose. Hold out
as long as it takes for something (or
someone) truly special.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Hearts
get broken, and they miraculously
still work. In fact, broken hearts work
better than hearts that have never
been broken, because they operate on
a full range of feeling that unbroken
hearts can't fathom. You're wiser
because of all you've been through,
and this week your love will help heal
someone in need.
TAURUS (April 21-.iLvy 20). Some
questions will never be answered,
but that doesn't mean they shouldn't
be asked. So go ahead and voice
your curiosity. Maybe illuminating
knowledge on the subject will be
shared three generations from now, or
maybe never. But you'll make people
think, and that's what matters this
week.
GEMINI 11.iy 21-June 21). You've
been feeling like there aren't enough
available hours to accommodate all
you want to do. You may even decide
to alter your nightly routine in favor
of waking up much earlier, which is
a fine way to elongate the day. As
you experiment to harmonize your
relationship with time, things will
improve for you this week.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). It'd be
nice if you had a strong support system
for this week's difficult challenge, but
instead you have a vision. For now,
that will be almost as good. It will
take a while for the others to see what
you see. Keep painting it for them,
and eventually they'll catch on. Until
then, hold on to hope and believe in
your imagination.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Ever
gracious, you also sense when the
gift a person offers you comes with
so much expectation that it's actually
more of a burden than a blessing.


This week your independent spirit is
strong, so don't accept the kinds of
gifts that will slow you down or cause
you to have to interact in a way that
feels false to you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Positive
self-talk is much easier to achieve
when the other talk around you is also
positive. This is just one more reason
to take a break from the negative
people in your life. Getting distance
might seem more difficult than it
really is. All you have to do is make
an excuse and walk in the opposite
direction.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). It is
natural to accept the familiar parts
of life without question. But you have
reason to pose questions anyhow.
Your mind is curious and alert, and
you have an incentive to find a better
way to do things. You will be able to
clearly and objectively see what others
are unable to discern. This is the start
of something new.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Easy-
going -- that's what works for you.
You have standards, but you don't
rigidly enforce them at all times. Why
be overly critical of other people's
methods? You wouldn't want them
to focus on yours in that way. In your
book, affording yourself and others
leeway in life is part of being an all-
around cool person.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). There's a deal in the making.
Beforehand, stay fully aware of the
details and all you're getting into. Ask
questions. Be vigilant. You have to get
it right in the beginning, or there is no
point to doing the deal at all. There's
little you will be able to change after
the fact, and so once it's done, relax.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
Relationships will stretch and shift
this week. Because this is happening
and can't be helped, your best move
is to embrace it. Anyway, it wouldn't
benefit you to try to stop change -- it's
essential in any good relationship.
The road that never turns seems very
long indeed.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). When
you don't like the position you're in,
try repose, which is quite literally a
repositioning. Sure, it's a passive and
restful repositioning, but when you


come out of it, you'll find a completely
new stance -- possibly the one that will
help you to be effective and successful
in your chosen endeavor.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Ideally,
your work would suddenly become
exciting with no help from you. Short
of that stroke of luck, you could try
facing your task with the mind of
a philosopher or the experimental
mood of a scientist. Suddenly, what
seemed dead or dull will spring to
life. Creativity, money and other good
things will follow.
This Week's Birthdays: You don't
have to move mountains to find success
this year. You'll do it the smart and
easy way: You'll move yourself and
projects to a place where the mountain
is no longer in the way. Your savvy
dealings start this month, and you'll
keep making new arrangements all
the way into July. May brings work,
money and other resources. You'll
love focusing on your family and
personal life in June, which is one of
your most relaxing months in a long
time. Ancient history will be revisited
in August.



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 accordion, Music for
listening & dancing
Weather permitting

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Spring Cleaning at
Venue Theatre
Venue Theatre (Pinellas Park) will
have a fundraiser spring cleaning sale
on Friday, Saturdays and Sundays
through April 26th, from 10 a.m. to
5p.m. Sale items willinclude clothing,
props, VHS tapes, books, a huge doll
collection, electronics, chairs and
more. Venue Theatre is located in
the Hudson's Furniture Plaza at US
19 and Mainlands Blvd. Call 727-
656-8525 for more information.

Musical Memories!
The 2014 Joe Koehler Spring Follies
presents "Musical Memories of the
50s, 60s, & 70s" on Friday, April 25th
at 7 p.m. at the Catherine Hickman
Theater, 5501 27thAve. S. Remember


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Orbison, Elvis, and Neil Diamond?
These performers will bring back
those memories and more. Directed
and produced by Dave O'Brien and
Cookie McPhee.
Tickets are $6 each or two for $10!
Advance ticket sales only. No tickets
will be sold at the door. Call 727-
893-1231.

Special Assignment
Request Period is Open
Pinellas County Schools Special
Assignment Request period is open
through April 21st. This request
process is for parents who would
like their children to attend a school
other than their zoned school for
the 2014-2015 school year. Parents
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and password using the Student
Reservation System, https://
reservation.pcsb.org. If parents do
nothave a user ID andpassword, they
may visit any school in the district
to get one. Incoming kindergartners
and other students new to the
district must be enrolled in a school
before they begin the process. This
means parents must complete the
registration process by going to the
school to verify their address and
provide other required documents.
For details, see the district's new
student website, www.pcsb.org/new.
All Special Assignment Requests
will be granted on a space-available
basis. Please note that parents
must apply for Special Assignments
for their children each school year
and parents are responsible for
transporting their child to and
from school safely each day. For
information about the registration
process, call the district's Student
Assignment office at 727-588-6210.

Chamber of Commerce
2014 Tourism Lunch
Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of
Commerce will host its 6th Annual
Tourism Lunch on Thursday, May
8th. The luncheon will be held at the
Loews Don CeSar Hotel (3400 Gulf
Blvd. in St. Pete Beach. The 2014
panel discussion "Beyond the Beach:
Florida's Not So Sandy Attractions"
will highlight all aspects of the
Tampa Bay area's tourism market in
addition to its world famous beaches,
featuring the following guest
speakers: John Doonan, Manager of
Mazda North American Operations;
Peter Miller, BASS2BILLFISH,
LLC; Theresa McCann, Director,
Strategic Partnerships of NBC
News & Sports Group and Bill
Lupfer, President & CEO of Florida
Attractions Association.
The event begins with check in
and networking at 11 a.m. followed
by the program and lunch at noon.
Cost is $40 per member or $50 per
non-member; table sponsorships are
available.
For more information or to register,
please contact Jennifer McKenney
at 727-360-6957 or RSVP@
tampabaybeaches.com.


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a branch of medicine that deals with the control and treatment
of obesity and related diseases.
A FREE Educational seminar is being held at
9:30 am, Saturday, April 19th
at Palms of Pasadena Hospital Professional Building (Boca Ciega Room)
1609 Pasadena Ave. South, St. Petersburg
Ernest Rehnke, MD, Bariatric and General Surgeon, will discuss your options for
weight loss surgery and give you the information you need to be successful in
achieving your weight loss goals.
This seminar is being presented by Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Foster a Feline
Can you temporarily help foster a cat
or litter of kittens? Save Our Strays
(SOS) does not maintain a shelter
facility and all of their current foster
homes are full.
Foster applicants must be able to
drive, have their own transportation
and be available for a home visit from
a current volunteer prior to fostering.
If you are interested and willing to aid
adult cats or kittens in need, north
county residents please call 727-
481-5262; south countypet lovers may
call 727-871-0888 for details or email
to sos@saveourstraysinc.com. Save


Our Strays is a no-kill, non-profit
organization dedicated to rehoming
abandoned cats and kittens.

Community Day at
Enoch Davis Center
A free day of health, wellness,
family friendly services with
giveaways is hosted at Enoch
Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S. on
Friday, April 18th from 10 a.m. to
noon. Community Information Day
includes entertainment from Arts
Conservatory for Teens and exhibits
from Community Action Stops Abuse;
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TUESDAYS Pizza ALL DAY Auxiliary Dinner Meatloaf
WEDMESIDAYS: Trivia Night + All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti 6-Bpm
THIRSDAYS: Bar Bingo 7pm Food available
FRIDAYS: Fish & Shrimp 6-8pm Gong 6:30-9:30pm
SATURDAYS Steak Dinner 6-8pm Lee Jay Nelson 6:30-9:30pm


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Care Plus Health Plans; GTE
Financial; St. Petersburg Healthy
Start Federal Project; Chic-fil-A; Bay
Area Legal Services; Neighborhood
Home Solutions; St. Petersburg
Fire and Rescue; Suncoast Epilepsy
Association; All Children's Hospital;
Edward White Hospital; Humana,
Inc.; College of Pharmacy, University
of Florida; Neighborly Care Network;
St. Petersburg Tennis Center and
Wellcare.
For more information on this event
call 727-893-7134 or to find out more
about Enoch Davis Center classes and
amenities, visit www.stpeteparksrec.
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South Pasadena
Arbor Day
The South Pasadena Arbor Day
celebration will be held on Friday,
April 25th, at 6 p.m. in Galatea
Garden Park at 7015 Sunset Drive
S. The city will receive its 25th
consecutive Tree City U.S.A. award.
Beautification Awards will be
presented to the winners and runner
ups in single dwelling, multiple
dwelling and commercial categories.
Pasadena Fundamental Elementary
School band and chorus will perform.
The students who participated in
a recycled poster contest will have
their posters displayed in the park.
Please bring chairs for seating.
In the event of rain the ceremony
will be held in the Hibiscus Hall
room at the South Pasadena City
Hall located at 7047 Sunset Drive S.
in South Pasadena.


Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014







Heroic Readings


Gulfportian Poet Peter Hargitai
reads from his work, "The Artist
and the Teacher" at last Thursday
night's Keep St. Pete Lit event at
the Morean Arts Center on Central
Avenue. Hargitai's work, inspired
by painter Carol Dameron's "The
Teacher" currently hanging in the
Morean, was part of Nl\ih.,- Art,
and Writing: Stories and Poems
Inspired by the Heroic Journey."
Poets, essayists, and novelists all
read from their original work.
Keep St. Pete Lit preserves the
literary past andfosters the literary
future of St. Petersburg, Florida
and Pinellas County. Their next
event, Lucha Libro Literary Death
Match, will take place Saturday
night at The Bends in downtown
St. Pete. At the event, writers will
don wrestling masks and compete
against other writers to create the
most entertaining short story in
front of a crowd.
Upcoming Event
Keep St. Pete Lit presents Tampa
Bay's first Lucha Libro Literary
Death Match at 7 p.m., Saturday,
April 19th at The Bends, 919 1st
Ave. S., St. Petersburg. Eight
of Tampa Bay's most daring
wordsmiths will done wrestling
gear and go head-to-head in live
literary combat!
Authors will have ten minutes to
create an original piece of written
brilliance, right before your eyes.
After this frenzy of spontaneous
creation, combatants will present
their work and a winner will
be declared. Theatricality from
everyone encouraged! For more
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4 p.m., Gulfport's Boca Ciega Yacht
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a free party at the club and on the
bay. Free hot dogs (while supplies
last), sailboat rides (first come, first
served during event hours), club
tours, demonstrations, exhibits, kids
coloring contest (ages 1-12) and door
prizes. Free trolley will be provided
by the City of Gulfport.
"People will learn about the Club's
active cruising program and its


challenging racing opportunities,"
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"Of equal importance is the Club's
outreach to the community through
its Sail School and Youth Sailing
Program. Area teens will learn how
they can join the club's Sea Scout
Boat 915 to become experienced
sailors while having a lot of fun."
During the festivities, a membership
team will be on hand to show people
how easy and inexpensive it is to
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Eckerd College
Reading and Art Party
Edgar Award winner Lori Roy
will appear at the Eckerd College
Reading and Art Party to help unveil
the 2014 edition of "Eckerd Review"
on Monday, May 5th, at 5:30 p.m. in
Cobb Gallery on campus, 4200 54th
Ave. S. The event is free and open to
the public.
Roy won the 2012 Edgar Award
for best first novel, and her second
book, "Until She Comes Home," is
nominated for best novel this year.
She attributes much of her success
to her four-time attendance at the
annual Eckerd College Writers'
Conference: Writers in Paradise,
co-founded and co-directed by
Professor of Literature and Creative
Writing Emeritus Sterling Watson
and Dennis Lehane, a 1988 graduate
of Eckerd's Creative Writing program
and last year's Edgar Award winner
for best novel.
An interview of Roy is included in
"Eckerd Review 2014," a journal of
fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art
created by members of the Eckerd
community and published by
students.
During the Reading and Art Party,
Roy will participate in a Q&A session
covering parts of that interview. The
event also will feature readings from
other works in the review, including
poems by St. Petersburg Poet
Laureate Peter Meinke and Eckerd
College President Donald Eastman.
Visual art from the 2014 Review
will be displayed in Cobb Gallery
May 5th through 9th and celebrated
at the party.
For more information, call 727-
864-7979.


Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014







Excerpts heard at the April 15, 2014

Gulfport City Council Meeting


Public Comment & Council Quotes


Regarding the notices
of violation for using
private homes as
vacation rentals (see
article on front page):

"My client received a
notice of violation...
We'd ask that you abate
this at this time...have
a workshop, have the
community come in." -
Attorney Deborah Martohue,
representing a property
owner

"The vacationers who
have rented my home treat
it with absolute respect."
- Tim Swanson, reading for
Dr. Pollock, who "couldn't be
here because of Passover."

"Clear and consistent
enforcement would
have prevented the
whole problem...because
current and already-
booked tenants exist, I
don't believe they should
be punished because of
the acts of others... Maybe
we should be looking at
putting [a] freeze on future
bookings... We need short-
term rentals as a beach
city." Bob Newcomb,
Executive Director of the
Gulfport Area Chamber of
Commerce

"Maybe we can stay this
enforcement for several
months until we've had
a chance to think about
this." Richard Ham, who
asked council to act during
the Tuesday night meeting
to allow property owners to
continue renting properties
as short-term lodging

"I don't understand, if
this is an ordinance...
why is it being enforced
today and nothing prior
to day?"- Barbara Starke


"Youjust don'tunderstand
the quality of people
you're getting here...
If we take away these
vacation rentals Gulfport
is going back to the biker
community where nobody
brings money to this
town anymore." Nancy
Heusted

"It is self-enforcing in
a sense, but you as a
vacation owner, you have
to be really careful about
who you rent to [and] so
far it's been spectacular...
I'd really like you guys
to consider abating for
a while until we can
come up with something
because we really do want
to obey the law." Rick
Joyner

"This wasn't a change to
our ordinance that was
made to our ordinance
recently. This was an
ordinance that was
passed in '93, so it's been
established for a long
time. And the reason that
the state statute doesn't
pre-empt that is because
if you hadpassed it before
June 1st of 2011, then
you were allowed to keep
it. There's 44 cities in
Florida that were allowed
to keep theirs when they
took home rule away...
Before anyone goes away
thinking that we sat in
a dark room somewhere
and made this up last
week and decided to
start punishing people,
this was a long-standing
ordinance that was
already on the books."-
Mayor Sam Henderson


"There are two sides to
this. Because it's never a
problem until you're the
neighbor of the problem.


And I know that most
people are respectful...
but those complaints
on the web site because
[some people don't treat
the homes with respect]."
- Mayor Sam Henderson
"And I know that there's
a lot of really great stuff
going on with these
vacation rentals, and I
don't see any frat houses,
although I don't know
that there's a big enough
house outside of your
neighborhood to have a
frat house."- Vice Mayor/
Ward Two Councilwoman
Christine Brown, to the
Ward One Councilman
Dan Liedtke

"I agree with the mayor:
We should let you all go
and talk to the Community
Development department
and work out what
needs to happen to make
everybody in compliance,
and then let's move
forward." Vice Mayor/
Ward Two Councilwoman
Christine Brown

Overhead regarding
other council
meeting points:

"I'm very pleased to
announce and invite
council to the kickoff
to National Tourism
Week by this prestigious
organization at the
historic Gulfport
Casino on May 1st... Go
Team Gulfport!" Lori
Rosso, about the St. Pete/
Clearwater Convention and
Visitors Bureau (Florida's
Beach) unveiling of its
"Living Amplified" campaign
at the city's Casino

"You're missing this core
group of teenagers...
Where else is he going to
go?" Joanna Pheil, about


her son, who she says gets
kicked out of Gulfport's
skate park for being inside
on his bike on days other
than Sunday

"It just helps identify the
city... To me, it's a way of
identifying what the city
is."-WardFour Councilman
Michael Fridovich, about city
flags at every city building

"I do want to put forth the
condition of our streets...
I've seen almost every
corner of our city streets.
I kept a really tight log,
an excellent log, as far as
the residents who pointed
out certain streets and
conditions. It includes
alleys... Looking at the
$150,000 that's coming
from Penny From Pinellas,
that's not enough... I
want to put forth this as
a thoughtful dialogue...
what we can do to help
that department... It's the
quality four city... People
have to drive into our city
and we don't want them
looking at the condition of
our streets."- Ward Three
Councilwoman Yolanda
Roman, about one of her
budget priorities

"They pushed us back -
Mayor, how many times
havetheypushedus back?"
- City Manager Jim O'Reilly,
about Pinellas County's
level of responsiveness to
Gulfport

"It seems like that's all
we've got, is a couple of
crosswalks... It's time for
them to step up." Ward
One Councilmember Dan
Liedtke, about Pinellas
County and repaving
Gulfport Boulevard


Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014











Leisure


Recreation Center 5730 Shore B


REC WEBSITE: www.mygulfport.us and Teen Night Program
follow the links: City Departments, Leisure in middle school to ag
Services, Rec. Center. is a great place to han
ACTIVITIES friends. It provides r
Open Gym/Gameroom Mon.-Fri., 10:30 activities. It also offers
a.m.-2 p.m. and Tues. & Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. cooking projects, guest
Annual reg. $2 res/$8 non-res, projects. The teens uti
PROGRAMS gameroom and outdoor
2014 SUMMER PROGRAM- Resident are Mon., Wed. & Fri.
Registration begins Thursday, May 1st from $2 res/$22 non-res.
9 a.m. -5 p.m. for the 2014 Summer Recre- NEW CLASSES Inte
ation Program for children who have com- class? Call John at 893-
pleted Kindergarten thru age 14. Proof of CLASSES Call ins
residency is required for registration. Hours inform
of registration for Monday-Friday are from BeVolley Academy Cl
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Non Resident registra- for more information
tion starts Monday, May 19th from 9 a.m. www.bevolleyacademy..
-5 p.m. You can pick up your packet at the Fencing Wed., 4:30
Rec. Center or log on to www.mygulfport.us tier at 823-0922.
and follow the links to City Departments, Gymnastics Thur.
Leisure Services, Rec Center. For more in- Barbara at 804-9400.
formation call 893-1068. Hatha Flow Yoga Al
2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE Call Valerie at 557-425.
PROGRAM Ongoing registrations for the Hatha Flow Yoga P
2013-2014 School Year Child Care Program p.m. Call Tamara at 51
continue for children who are entering Kin- Italian for Travelers-
dergarten thru age 14. Non-refundable an- 6:15-7:15 p.m. Call Rob
nual registration fee is $17 for residents and Italian Conversatio
$22 for non-residents. Program hours are Tue., April 29. 7:30-8:3
until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours avail- 727-866-6892.
able until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours Karate Mon. & Thui
of registration are Monday-Friday from 9:00 ane at 459-1399.
a.m.-5:00 p.m. Live in Color Med
2013-2014 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM 11:30 a.m. Call Rashee
Ongoing registrations for the 2013-2014 Tai Chi- Tues. & Th

Gulfport Library
Search our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.com


continue for teens
e 17. The program
g out and meet new
creation and social
Monthly field trips,
speakers and service
lize the gymnasium,
area. Program hours
6-9 p.m. Annual reg.

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A Mon.., 9-10 a.m.
8.
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2-2763.
Starts Tue., April 29.
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dah at 850-339-4668.
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Ivd. So 893-1068
Call Marge at 345-6708.
* Tennis Tues., 5 p.m. for 10 & under, 6
p.m. for Adults and Fri., 5 p.m. for Juniors.
Call Jack at 280-4276.
* Urban Survivor Bootcamp Fitness Tues.,
6:15-7:15 p.m. Call Donnie Ali-McClendon at
727-550-7185.
* Walking Club- Thurs., 9 a.m.- Noon. Call
John at 893-1079
* Women's Self-Defense Thur., 6:30-7:30
p.m. Call Donnie Ali-McClendon at 727-550-
7185.
* Yoga in the A M Wed., 9-10 a.m. Call
Valerie at 557-4258.
* Yoga in the PM Wed., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call
Tamara at 512-2763.
* Zumba -Tues., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call Rachel
at 419-905-5562 for more info.
TOMLINSON LAKE SKATE PARK
As of October 1st, ALL skaters/bicyclists
MUST purchase a new City of Gulfport
Skate Park sticker to use the City of Gulf-
port's Tomlinson Skate Park. Stickers MUST
be visibly placed on the helmet. Annual fee
for stickers is $5 for residents and $10 for
non-residents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17
years of age or younger MUST have a signed
parental consent form filed at the Gulfport
Recreation Center which is located at 5730
Shore Blvd. S. Availability to register: Mon-
day Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Stickers valid
from October 1, 2013- September 30, 2014.
Bicycles permitted on SUNDAYS only.


550O 28th Ave. So. 893-1074
or fax 344-6386


**Celebrate National Library Week, Apr. 13
19: Lives ('h ,. -. @ Your Library**
Please visit the Circle of Friends
Bookshop at the Library

Technology Programs
One-on-One Computer Instruction:
Monday ONLY, 10:00 am-l:00 pm. First
come, first served.
Intermediate Digital Camera: Saturday,
Apr. 26, 11:00 am 1:00 pm. Digital photog-
raphy is the way to go for fast & easy results!
Cathy Salustri shows you how. Registration
required; call 893-1073 or sign up at the Ref-
erence Desk.
Beginning iPad Class: Thursday, May 1,
1:00 3:00 pm. Learn how to both enjoy and
benefit from your new technology. Pre-reg-
istration required. Sign up at the Reference
Desk or call 727-893-1073.
Beginning Digital Camera: Saturday,
May 3, 11:00 am 1:00 pm. Digital photog-
raphy is the way to go for fast & easy results!
Cathy Salustri shows you how. Registration
required; call 893-1073 or sign up at the Ref-
erence Desk.
Adult/All Ages Programs
Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step)
Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI:
Call 727-360-9069.
Gulfport Prompt Short Story Writers:
Wednesday at 10:00 qm (pr-niously known
as Gulfport Creative 1..., SI.. y Writers).

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Gulfport Toastmasters: Wednesdays, 6:00
- 7:30 pm. FMI, call 727-827-7875.
Women's AA Club: Fridays, 5:45 -6:45 pm.
FMI, call 893-1073.
Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thurs., Apr. 17,
11:00 am. **Note new time. Discussion of
The Autobiography of Malcolm X, coauthored
by Alex Haley, over coffee & light refresh-
ments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick
up a copy. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of
the Gulfport Library. Please call 893-1073
FMI.
SCORE Counseling: Tues., Apr. 22, FREE
& helpful advice from experienced business
professionals the fourth Tuesday of every
month. Call 893-1073 FMI & to schedule an
appointment.
Home Gardening Class: Sat., May 24, 2:00
- 3:00 pm. Struggling to get sprouted? On-
going garden gripes? Join us at the launch
of our gardening classes, to be held on the
4th Sat. of each month. Val Boyles, Master
Gardener, shares her expertise to help you
get budding along! Also, attendees can stay
& informally discuss their gardening-related
issues after the classes.
Children/Family Programs
Science Club: Mondays, 3:00 4:00 pm.
Children in grades K-5 are invited to join
us as we build our own creations with Legos
and try a new experiment every week! Par-
ents are welcome to join in on the the fun!
Earth Scouts: Tues., May 6, 3:00 4:00 pm.


New group, plans to meet on 1st Tues. of the
month. Activities for school-age children and
teens. Parents welcome. FMI, contact grate-
fulashly@gmail.com.
Storytime: Join Cailey every Thursday
morning for stories & activities selected for
toddlers & preschoolers. Sing songs, play in-
struments and meet other caregivers in the
community. Thursday, 10:30-11:00 am.
Free Family Movie Day: Sat., Apr. 19, two
movies, starting at 10:30 am and 1:30 p.m.
Join us as for this popular monthly program.
Enjoy flicks with popcorn provided by our
Circle of Friends. For movie titles, call 727-
893-1074.
Teen Programs
Teen Leadership Workshops: Mondays,
5:30 6:30 pm. Presented by the Gulfport
Toastmasters for teens. FMI, contact kelly-
menges@hotmail.com.
TEEN GAME ZONE: Wednesdays, 3:00-
4:30 pm. Come challenge your friends on
the latest XBOX 360 games or just hangout.
Free Refreshments. FMI, call 727-893-1073
& ask for Cailey. For more details call Cailey,
Youth Services Librarian, 727-893-1073.

Open Monday-Friday: 10 am-7 pm
Saturday: 10 am-4 pm
All meetings and programs are FREE and
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
PROGRAMS AND DATES ARE SUBJECT
TO CHANGE.

Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014









Services City Sponsored Activities
;in the Community


Senior Center 5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237


The Gulfport Multipurpose Center
hours are Monday Thursday 8 a.m. 7
p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. 4 p.m.
The Gulfport Senior Center Pantry is
open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 -
3 p.m. You must be over 50 and a Gulfport
resident. Pre-qualification is also needed
before use of the pantry. Please bring your
Gulfport Picture I.D., a utility bill and proof
of income. For more information, please see
Rachel at the Center or call 893-1231.
Do you know someone who lives alone
and could use a friendly check in call?
Volunteers for the Reassurance Telephone
Program call Gulfport seniors every
Monday through Saturday between 7:30
- 8:30 a.m. To sign up for this program,
please visit the Gulfport Senior Center and
bring valid I.D.
SPECIAL EVENTS
IT'S BACK! Happy Birthday Party -
Friday, 4/18 (3rd Friday of Every Month)
@ 2:30 pm. A Birthday Party with cake,
games, & more for everyone. Whether you
are celebrating an April Birthday or not,
this party is for you! Provided by Dolphin's
View.
Walk Wise Tampa Bay Monday, 4/21 @
2:30 pm. FL consistently leads the nation in
pedestrian deaths. Come to an educational/
informative presentation My ii for
senior pedestrians.
Knitter's Fashion Show Wednesday,
4/23 @ 2:00 pm. Come check out the
amazing talent of the Gulfport Knitters.
Blood Pressure Clinic Thursday, 4/24
(Last Thursday of Every Month) @ 10:00
am 12:00 pm. Provided by Pinellas Point
Nursing & Rehab Center.
Senior Follies Show Friday, 4/25 @
7:00 pm. Don't miss this amazing show that
only comes around once a year! Tickets are
$6 each or 2 for $10. MUST purchase your
tickets in advance. NO tickets will be sold
at the door.
HCA Health Talks "Stroke Prevention"
- Monday, 4/28 @ 2:30 pm. Anyone can
have a stroke no matter your age, race or
gender. The good news is that up to 80
percent of strokes can be prevented, and
the best way to protect yourself and loved
ones from stroke is to understand personal
risk and how to manage it.
1st Friday Flea Market Friday, 5/2 @
9:00 am 12:00 pm. Don't miss out! Last
flea market of the season.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Monday, 5/5 @
5:30 pm. Grab your sombreros and head on
down for a taco bar, dancing, & fun. Tickets
are $8 each. MUST purchase tickets in
advance.
Coffee Club Tuesday, 5/6 (1st Tuesday
of Every Month) @ 10:00 am. Coffee and
Doughnuts are provided by Scott (C I y

Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014


as you discuss current events, the economy
and investing.
SPECIAL SERVICES
FREE Phones for persons with mild to
severe hearing loss Florida residents
with certified hearing loss are eligible to
receive a free amplified phone from the
non-profit Florida Telecommunications
Relay, Inc. (FTRI). Cordless and corded
phones are available through FTRI at the
Gulfport Senior Center every 3rd Tuesday
of the month at 9:30 am. You MUST call
727-399-9983 to qualify.
Community Law Program Legal
assistance is available from the Community
Law Program every 3rd 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.
G.E.M.S. Gulfport Extended Mobility
Service Affordable transportation for
Gulfport residents 55 and over as well as
disabled under 55. $65 annual membership.
$2 per ride and your ride to the Senior
Center is FREE! Go to the mall, grocery
store, doctor's appointments and more.
Call 727-893-2242 for more information.
NEW SCHEDULE AVAILABLE.
Gulfport Getaways Tues. 5/13-Pass-A-
Grille. Enjoy a laid back day on the beach
and then stop at the Don CeSar for a
personal guided tour. Call 727-893-2242
to reserve your seat by 5/8. Price includes
roundtrip transportation, parking, tour
admission and a boxed lunch. (YOU DO
NOT NEED TO BE A GEMS MEMBER TO
ENJOY GULFPORT GETAWAYS.)
FITNESS CENTER SCHEDULE:
Monday Thursday, 8:00 am 7:00 pm,
Friday: 8:00 am 4:00 pm. Annual sign up
for the Fitness Center is an affordable $25
a year or $40 a couple.
Snack Bar- Bring a friend to the Senior
Center and enjoy a light breakfast for only
$2.50 or lunch for only $3.00. In a hurry?
Order a boxed lunch-to-go by calling
893-2259. Great food! Great prices!
Support Groups
Diabetic Support Group on Mondays at
9:30am
Caregivers: Every Wednesday at 12:30pm
Hearing Loss Support Group, 1st & 3rd
Monday at 2:00 pm
Visual Support Group, 2nd & 4th Mondays
at 2 pm
More Activities
To view the Senior Center calendar in its
entirety, please log onto HYPERLINK
http://www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org


HICKMAN
THEATER
5501 27th Ave. So.
893-1070

GULFPORT COMMUNITY
PLAYERS present
"Stepping Out"
A comedy by Richard Harris
April 3 20
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
shows at 8:00 pm
Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm
Tickets $15 Available at Gulfport
Chamber of Commerce,
Beach Bazaar, Couture'd
Resale Boutique & Casino,
or call 727-322-0316
www.gulfportcommunityplayers.org
Saturday, May 3
2:00pm
Sunsation Show Chorus
Singin' the Blues for You
Tickets $15
Available at the Casino or
www.sunsationshowchorus.com


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CASINO
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5500 Shore Blvd. So.
893-1070
Sunday, April 27
5:00 7:00pm
Top Local Chef Competition
Free admission, or buy tasting tickets
starting at $20
toplocalchef.com or at Beach Bazaar
No Ballroom Dances on Sundays
April 20 or 27
Friday, May 2
7:00 10:0pm
50's & 60's Rock 'n Roll Sock Hop
Featuring THE IMPACS
$15 tickets at Casino & Beach Bazaar
Sunday, May 4
6:00 10:00pm
Ballroom Dance with
Mario Deleon's Band
$7 Admission
Casino Weekly Dances
Ballroom Lessons Every Tuesday
Noon-3pm $7
Argentine Tango Every Tuesday
7- 11pm $7
Swing Dance Every Wednesday
6-11pm $7
Salsa Dance Every Thursday
6:30-10Dm $7







Local Obituaries -
l KWASIBORSKI,
JOYCE, "Mama
Kwas" and "Joycie
K" (nee Zalenski),
63, of Gulfport,
Florida entered
into eternal peace
on April 9, 2014. Although she
struggled with serious debilitating
health issues for many years, Joyce's
loss is sudden, but, thankfully,
merciful. Joyce had worked as an
Administrative Assistant for 30
years in several major law firms
in Philadelphia before moving to
Gulfport in 1999. In addition, she
had been co-owner of The Preliminary
Bar and Restaurant in the Fishtown
neighborhood of Philadelphia. She is
survived by her loving son Matthew
Anthony who after raising him as a
single Mom, and ensuring that he
graduated from Loyola University
New Orleans, made Joyce extremely
proud of being the European
Institutes Director of The Fund for
American Studies in Prague, Czech
Republic for the last nine years.
Survivors also include her sister G.
Sandy Bukowski, brother-in-law,
Buddy, nephews Jon-Christopher/
Jake (Roya) with great niece, Liberty
Grace; Zachary Scott (Lorena),
nephew Nick Williams and her best
friend in Gulfport, Susie Hintz.
She has already greeted her Mom,
Agnes Collar/Zalenski, her number
one best friend Carol Moegen, her
brother John (Ike) Williams, and her
nephew Raymond Williams as well
as many aunts, uncles, cousins and
friends. Her beloved cats, Molly,
JoePa, Harrie, Izzy, Angel, Leo, and
Kwasi will miss her terribly and are
searching for loving homes to share
with others some of the joy that they
brought to Joyce. Please contact her
son, Matt (267-206-0487) if you can
or know someone who will find them
a new home. A celebration of Joycie


K's life will be held on Saturday,
April 19th at 5714 Tangerine Ave.
S., from 5 to 8 p.m. Meet and greet
5 to 5:30, testimonials 6, followed
by refreshments. Her son and sister
would love to meet the people who
made her life so happy in Gulfport.
No RSVP necessary.

MIRANDA, KATHRYN
MERENDA, died peacefully in her
home in St. Petersburg, Florida on
April 2, 2014. Born in McAdoo
PA, Kathryn later relocated to
Bethlehem, PA where she graduated
and attended community college.
Champion for Mother's Rights
to Child Support, Kathryn was
instrumental in assisting changes
to the domestic relations payment
procedures and how mothers received
child support during the hard times
while on public assistance. Kathryn
was then nominated and elected
to the Pennsylvania Regional
Advisory Board for Health Education
and Welfare by the Governor of
Pennsylvania. Kathryn was also Past
President of the Lehigh Valley Club
of Printing House Craftsmen and
served on the board of the YWCA.
Kathryn worked for several years
as a branch manager for Sovereign
Bank before retiring to FL. She was
precededin death by her father, James
Merenda formerly of Allentown, PA,
mother Eleanor Wersinger Merenda
of Bethlehem, PA, son Donald
Davis of Bethlehem, PA and son
David Petrulsky, Jr. of McAdoo, PA.
Surviving is her beloved partner of
25 years, Chris Alvarez of FL, her
loving son Joseph Alvarez, also of
FL, son Raymond Petrulsky of Lehi,
UT, loving daughter Lisa MacDowell
of Allentown, PA, 7 grandchildren
and 2 great-grandchildren. Services
are private. Kathryn's wishes, in lieu
of flowers, were that donations be
sent to the Foundation for Research


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of Morgellon's Disease. There is
currently no cure or findings of
direct cause for this disease, yet
many people from the US to the UK
suffer from this nightmarish disease.
Kathryn suffered with Morgellons
and searched unsuccessfully for
many years to find a doctor who
would accept the disease for what it
was, as well as to help treat it. A Life
Tribute, Gulfport, FL.

MILLS, JOSEPHINE L., 76, of
Gulfport, died April 13, 2014. She is
survived by her fiance, James Kelly;
her son, Don Mills; 2 daughters,
Tammy Kladis, and Dana Mills; 3
sisters, Juanita Hase, Maryellen
Howe, and Diane White; 2 brothers,
Joseph and Daniel Sanchez; 3
grandchildren; and 2 great-grand
children. All services will take place
in California. Online memorial &
guestbook at www.brettfuneralhome.
net.

In Loving Memory of
DICK BAKER


Gone home on Sunday. April 7th,
2013. Born on February 15th, 1933
in Cincinnati, OH. Dick became
a terrific pool player by shooting
pool with some of the best. He even
played Minnesota Fats many times
at Mergands pool room in Cincinnati.
He loved to fish, roller skate, dance
take his friends out on his house
boat and loved kidding with the
ladies. He loved Town Shores and
Gulfport. He was one of the three top
salesmen at a Ford dealership in KY.
Dick also served proudly in the U.S.
Air Force. He was a highly skilled
boxer and was active in all aspects
of Golden Gloves boxing for 25 years.
He trained young boxers and judged
amateur and professional matches
alike. He lived and loved Dick would
say like Sinatra "I did it my way" and
he did. He loved his wife and family
and he loved his friends. He's out of
sight but will never be forgotten. He
will remain in our hearts till we meet
again.
The Bakers

Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014






Good Friday Services
Include Song
St. Alban's Episcopal Church offers
three services this Good Friday,
April 18th. The traditional Good
Friday Office will take place at 12
noon. Stations of the Cross will
commence at 1:15 p.m.
Additionally, in the evening,
St. Alban's and St. Augustine's
Episcopal churches join at
St. Alban's at 6 p.m. to provide an
alternative Good Friday service
consisting entirely ofmusic, scripture
and prayers. This variation from the
traditional service will offer a more
familiar way for many people to get
in touch with Good Friday's truths.
With prayers and scripture
readings, this service is planned to
give worshippers the opportunity to
place themselves along side Jesus
during his sufferings and feel a
closer affinity to him by recognizing
the interior battles we fight almost
every day.
They will end the evening not on
a mournful note but with words of
trust, of hope, of faith. St. Alban's is
located at the corner of Blind Pass
Road and 85th Ave. at 330 85th Ave.
in St. Pete Beach. Call 360-8406.

Junior Auxiliary's
Bake Sale a Success
The American Legion Juniors of
Post #125 exceeded all expectations
at their first bake sale. There were
over 300 cup cakes and three hours
were allotted for the goodies to be
purchased. It started at 10 a.m. and
before 11 a.m. all the cup cakes had
been sold.
The Juniors are growing in
numbers and more events are being
planned. They have elected their
officers President, Vice President,
Secretary, Treasurer, Chaplain as
well as a princess and fairy. In May
the Juniors will be selling candle
holders and all the proceeds will go
to the veterans.

Take a Safe
Boating Class
There will be an About Boating
Safety (ABS) class on Saturday,
May 10th from 8 a.m. until
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5 p.m. (approx.) at the USCG
Auxiliary Training Center Building,
3120 Miriam Street S. in Gulfport
(use the side entrance). Cost is $40
per student and includes all books
and materials. Upon completion of
the course the student will receive
an 8x10 framing certificate, a wallet
card from the USCG Auxiliary and
the "bobber card" from the State of
Florida.
For reservations or questions call
727-399-7986.


Attention Young
Scientists!
Every Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. the
Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th
Ave. S., 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! Contact Cailey
Klasson, Youth Librarian, at 727-
893-1074.


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SPoints On Pets


By Matthew Margolis
A Man Walks into
a Dog Park...
Two men were fighting at a bar. One
of them threw a shrimp cocktail and
yelled, "And that's just for -1. ,ri-.'-
That's a joke -- but it's only a
hairsbreadth away from describing
the real-life events that played out
at an Auburn, Calif., dog park earlier
this year.
On January 25, Officer James
Dalton responded to a call at the
local Auburn dog park and, after
interviewing several witnesses,
arrested 56-year-old David Cramer
for assault with a deadly weapon.
The deadly weapon was a Chuck
It. A Chuck It, for those who play
fetch the old-fashioned way, is a long
plastic ball-throwing device.
Cramer reportedly used his to
whack a woman on the head during
a disagreement. The two dog owners
were arguing about the way their
dogs were interacting.
That's not a joke.
I've never been a fan of dog parks.


For years, I've been warning against
them in this space, harping on
the fact that you know absolutely
nothing about the other dogs with
whom your dog is cavorting whether
they're friendly, whether they're
fearful, whether they're moody and
persnickety, whether they're hosting
internal or external parasites you
don't want on your dog or in your
home, whether they love to pick a
fight.
Fights at the dog park -- I'm talking
about the canine variety now -- come
with the territory. It's an off-leash
space where relative strangers -- both
human and canine -- come together to
socialize. But as the Auburn incident
illustrates, even the most well-
intentioned socializing can backfire
when personalities clash.
In theory, dog parks are great.
They're all about play. What
complicates matters is that we don't
all play the same way. It's kind of
like when parents from the "we're
just here to have fun" camp mingle
with parents who are "in it to win it"
-- and of course I mean whose kids
are in it to win it. Wink.


SPCA Pet of the Week
Say hello to Spooky. Don't let his name fool you, there's
nothing scary about this handsome one year old black
cat. This loving young man was brought to SPCA Tampa
Bay when his last family could not afford to care for him
anymore. Shelter life has made Spooky a bit nervous, but
if you bring this adoring cat home, you will see what a
great companion he will be. Adopt Spooky for $35. Stop
Largo or visit SPCATampaBay.org.


Adopt Your Next Cat from the Cat Haven
The Cat Haven is a comfy retreat for adult cats that are seeking a second
chance for forever homes. Conveniently located in Pinellas Park near 49th
St. North, the Cat Haven features felines that live in a cozy environment and
are not confined to small cages. Come see Lori Lyn, a super affectionate black
cat; Rosie, a great Tuxedo girl; Misty; an affectionate medium haired brown &
white Tabby; and Bella, a Tabby & white sweetheart, to name a few. The Cat
Haven is operated by Save Our Strays, Inc.; call 727 871-0888 to schedule an
appointment to meet your next great cat. All SOS cats have been completely
vetted and are microchipped. SOS, a no-kill, non-profit organization features
many cats on its website saveourstrayinc.com.


The parents and children from these
opposing camps bring very different
energy to the environment of play.
A highly competitive approach
brings aggressiveness, confidence,
willfulness, dominance. A playful
approach is lighter, open, friendly
and relaxed. And while these
attributes are more often associated
with humans, it isn't unheard of for
a dog to absorb and even reflect the
energy of his upright companion. In
other words, it's not blind coincidence
that Cramer and his Chuck It victim
clashed mightily over their dogs'
inability to get along.
The strange thing about this incident
is that it's usually the humans who
are able to talk things out, agree to
disagree or at least walk away. When
trouble brews between dogs at a dog
park, it's easy for it to escalate for
three reasons:
1. The relevant humans are usually
too far away or distracted to do
anything to defuse tension before it
turns into a fight.
2. Humans and dogs tend to react
to a dog fight with excited or frantic
energy, which only makes the fighting
dogs dig in deeper.
3. Dogs aren't impeded by the threat
of a lengthyprison sentence or the lo s s
of everything that made life as they
knew it good. Once fighting, they are
acting on instincts that could drive
them to kill. And that's much worse
-- and much more common -- than a
bonk on the head from a Chuck It.



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MOAA to Hold

Annual Convention
The Florida Council of Chapters
of the Military Officers Association
of America sponsors an Annual
Convention. This year the convention
will be held at the St. Petersburg
Bayfront Hilton. The dates will be
June 6th to 8th. All military officers
(former, retired or active duty) and
their spouses or widows are invited to
attend. Registrations are necessary.
Anyone interested should contact Lt.
Col. Larry Fernald at LarryFern246@
tampabay.rr.com or 727-522-6237.
Registration forms are also available
on the council web site http://www.
moaafl.org/, click on convention.


German-American

Society News
The German-American Society
located at 8098 66th St., N. in Pinellas
Park invites you to their Easter
Dance on April 19th. Music for your
dancing and listening pleasure will
be provided by Manni Daum. Doors
open at 6 p.m. and the music begins
at 7 p.m. The kitchen is open from
6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and their full
service bar is open from 6 p.m
until closing time at 11 p.m. Their
dress code is Florida semi-formal
(no shorts, other than lederhosen).
The entrance fee is $8 For further
information contact Bob at 727-238-
8201.


These Seniors are

Going Places
Residents of The Fountains at
Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg
are always on the go. A team of
community life associates sees to
that.
"Connecting people with new
experiences and thrilling adventures
is just one of the ways we help our
residents thrive," said Michele
Lynch, community life director.
The St. Petersburg rental
retirement community, located
at 1255 Pasadena Ave. S., serves
more than 400 residents of two
bayfront towers. Classes, parties,
entertainment and excursions are
an important part of the lifestyle,
along with housekeeping, meals,
transportation and maintenance.
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Assisted living and memory care
services are also available.
April excursions have included a
return visit to the Suncoast Primate
Sanctuary, where residents caught
up with their monkey friends and
held young alligators, followed by
a day at Quantum Leap Farm in
Odessa, where they enjoyed a fine
picnic and some sun.
Next on their travel docket is a two-
day overnight trip to St. Augustine,
where they will visit Flagler College,
the amazing Castillo de San Marcos
fort and the Fountain of Youth.


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be the answer to a fresh and new start in life, now is the
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"..legal solutions for your future.." 727-209-0744

Attorney Keith Sanders, Handles
Foreclosure Defense and Bankruptcies
with Experience and Sensitivity


'"T ou could say my
Smotto is 'been there,
done that'," says Keith
Sanders, from Sanders Law,
PA.
He says that for two
reasons. First, he says his
more than 20 years of
experience as an attorney
specializing in handling
"literally thousands" of
bankruptcies means that he
has dealt with virtually any
kind of problem or issue that
might arise with them. And,
secondly, he had to file a
Chapter 13 bankruptcy
himself. He says that
experience makes him very
sensitive to the kinds of
things people face when
making the difficult decision
to file.
"Most attorneys have
never been in a situation
where they have been
worried about how to keep
the lights on, but I have been
there myself so I can really
relate to what people are
going through," said
Sanders. "Plus, many people
are very embarrassed when
they come to me, but when I
tell them how embarrassing
it was for me to have to stand
in front of judges and
colleagues who knew me and
go through the process
myself, that usually helps to
put people more at ease and
understand that I have been
there and done that
MYSELF."


"You know, in 99 percent of
bankruptcy cases the
situation is that bad things
happen to good people. They
have gone through an
expensive health crisis or a
divorce or just got in over
their head with debt."
He began his career as a
staff attorney for the U.S.
Department of Justice in
Atlanta. He is licensed to
practice law in both Florida
and Georgia.
"I like what I do because I
feel like I can help people get
a fresh start," said Sanders.
"Since the initial
consultation is free, you really
don't have anything to lose to
meet with me and we can
assess your situation and see
how it might be best for you to
proceed. Bankruptcy can be
one solution to getting back
on your feet financially, but
it may not be the best or
only solution for you.
Sanders has held a number
of seminars and written
professional papers
concerning bankruptcy law in
general, ECF requirements
and new issues. He is a
former director of the
Bankruptcy Section of the
State Bar of Georgia.
The firm also handles
Short Sale negotiations,
defense against foreclosures,
wills & trusts, civil litigation
and personal injury.


It's possible that Lynch and the
residents of The Fountains at
Boca Ciega Bay may have already
discovered the Fountain of Youth.
Their secret: getting out and about
often.
"Experiencing your surroundings is
easy to do when you have the right
support," Lynch said. "We take care
of the planning and transportation
and we accompany our residents on
these trips. We love to see people
light up, laugh and have fun out
there. That's what it's all about."


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We understand this is not
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concept to grasp. We
would like an opportunity
to explain in depth and in
terms that are relatable to
you, the homeowner, just
what this means and how
it could be of benefit to
you and your future.
Every situation is differ-
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different solution, so
please call us and let us
discuss what is best for
you, and then you can
decide what course to
take. Remember there
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Only you can make the call.
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Gya met ah' Oh my mind
a b o By Bill Northrop BNorthrop@theGabber.com


Opting for a Flat Tax
federal tax day was Tuesday.
Good time to talk about taxes
and I like the idea of a flat
tax.
I read an article the other day that
reported that Californians are fed up
with taxes. Without knowing much
about the details, I assumed that
they are upset with the high personal
income, property, sales and what
other taxes are levied upon them.
Reading a little further though and
it looked like they were upset with
federal taxes, too. Then, reading a
little further I found out that they
were tired of the taxes, but not the
spending. They just thought someone
else, people richer than they, should
pay the tab.
No surprise there, really. Most of
us feel that way. We've paid enough.
Someone else should pay for it.
Problem is in the details. Who should
pay and how much? Right now anyone
who is employed pays 7.65 per cent
of their salary into Social Security
and Medicare funds. The employer
matches that. If you're self-employed
you pay both sides or 15.3 per cent of
your income. Then you pay your local
and state income taxes which could
be another 3 to 5 or even 9 per cent
(not Florida, Texas, Tennessee or
Nevada). On top of that are property


taxes and sales taxes, soon to go to
8 per cent of purchases in Pinellas
County (not 8 cents as reported in
the Tampa Bay Times).
For many, federal income taxes
take more than food, clothing,
or rent combined. That's pretty
significant. Others, however, pay no
federal income taxes or get a refund
(reportedly 47 per cent are in that
category). Kind of a big gap between
zero and maybe 20 per cent if you
don't count SS and Medicare taxes
as taxes as I do because both are
kind of forced retirement that benefit
each person in the end. This gap is
what is called progressive: placing
more taxes on those who can afford
it. Making it more progressive and
supposedly more fair would be to tax
the higher incomes at higher rates
than now.
Some point out that taxes used to
be 72 per cent in the happy-days
1950s as compared to 39-42 per cent
today. That overlooks deduction
and exemptions and distorts the
discussion because few point out that
those high rates are only on the last
bracket of income. Also, very few paid
those rates for a multitude of reasons.
As they say, it's all very complicated.
So what to do about it?
Well, for one, there doesn't seem to be
much sentiment for cutting spending.


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And, we're dealing here with federal
taxes only. The feds spend the most
and have created a $17 trillion deficit.
If we're going to spend the same
we have to raise revenues enough
to pay for everything plus the debt.
Part of the way to do that is to get
more people paying taxes whether
through getting more people to work,
eliminating frauds and cheats, or
just broadening the base to tax more
people.
Personally, I start with the premise
that government is not entitled to a
citizen's earnings. It does not belong
to them. It, government, has to
negotiate to provide services we're
willing to pay for. After that, it's my
personal belief that everyone should
pay something even if it is $5. If you
aren't paying in, you're not a part of
the system. That makes a difference
psychologically at the very least.
One way to do that is a flat tax (it
is not progressive other than the
person who earns more pays more).
Again, surveys say that people
like the idea of a flat tax, but then
complain that the rich guy doesn't
pay enough. Perhaps one way to do
it is to eliminate all deductions, but
create a base at which the tax starts
but also establish a minimum tax.
That's progressive. Mainly, it gets
away from the matter of providing
a million exemptions that end up in
an incompressible tax code of 75,000
pages that few can accurately figure
out.
No one seems to be happy with what
we have now and a flat tax would be
simpler and easier to collect.



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American Legion Activities

Post 125 6440 5th Ave. S., St. Petersburg
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THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
Kitchen Open Southern Knights Breakfast Buffet Lunch Served
Lunch Served 11-2pm Band 8:30-11am Lunch 11-3 11 am-3pm
lam-3pm Dinner 4:30-6:30pm 7-11pm S.A.L. hamburgers No Lunch Served Euchre 1pm
Southern Knights and hot dogs 12-3pm Ron's Karaoke 7pm Bingo 6pm
Ron's Karaoke 7pm Band Dinner 4:30-6:30pm Kitchen Open
7-11pm Steakums 1-3pm for Bingo
Legion Riders meet first Monday of each month at 7 pm Service Officer Bob Cannon is available at the Post
Auxiliary meets 2nd Tuesday each month at 7 pm Thursdays from 9am 12 noon to offer assistance.
Legionnaire meets 3rd Monday of each month 7 pm Steak-ums 1:00 every Sunday afternoon.
S.A.L. meets last Monday of each month at 7 pm.
Juniors first Saturday 10:30am every month


Post 305
6999 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach 367-1596
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
House Corn. Mtg.-
Bar Bingo Fish & Shrimp Steak Dinner Sports & Pizza Bucky Burgers 6pm Wednesday Dinner
7pm 6-8pm 6-8pm 12-6pm 5-8pm Special 6-8pm
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Sunday-Friday 12pm, Saturday 11am til. Electronic We're always looking for new members to join our family
bar games every day. Fish fry last Friday of the month, $30 yearly or $250 Lifetime. Gil Davis 1st VC
5-7pm.


AmVets Post 8
4681 W. County Rd. 16, St. Petersburg 727-544-6810
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY

Happy Hour 9-11 am & Tiki open 4pm Tiki open 12noon Breakfast 8-10:30am Euchre 1pm Happy Hour 9-11am & Tiki open 5pm
4-7pm Dinner 5-7:30pm Grill open 1-5pm Tiki open 12noon Happy Hour 9-11 am & 4-7pm Karaoke 7-11 pm
Jam Session 6-10Opm Karaoke 7-11 pm Live Music 1-5pm Grill open 1-5pm 4-rin7pm Karaoke 7-1r pm Bingo 7pm
Food available 6-8pm Steak-O 4-6pm Live Music 1-5pm 8pm Close 8ik perils Food Available


Ladies Auxiliary meet 1st Sunday each month at 11:30am
Sons of AmVets meet 1st Monday each month at 7pm


AmVets meet 2nd Sunday each month at 11:30am
Steak-O every Saturday at 4pm


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Following are some of the calls that
Gulfport Police responded to during
the past week.
Friday 4/4
Assault/Battery- 1300 BIk 56th St. S.
Domestic- 700 BIk 59th St. S.
Domestic- 2900 BIk 59th St. S.
Neighbor Problem- 5500 BIk 13th
Ave. S.
Noise- 900 BIk 58th St. S.
Theft- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Saturday 4/5
Noise- 2800 BIk Miriam St. S.
Animal Call- 5900 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
DUI- Beach Blvd. & 26th Ave. S.


Disorderly Conduct- 2700 BIk
Seabreeze Dr. S.
DUI- 5100 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Vehicle(s) Illegally Parked- Veteran's
Park
Sunday 4/6
Noise- 59th St. & 26th Ave. S.
Domestic- 700 BIk 59 St. S.
Domestic- 4900 BIk 11th Ave. S.
Animal Call(s)- Several Locations
Domestic- 3000 BIk 49th St. S.
Vehicle(s) Illegally Parked- Veteran's
Park
Neighbor Problem- 5200 BIk 16th
Ave. S.
Domestic- 54th St. & 26th Ave. S.
Reckless Driver- 2800 BIk 48th St. S.
Monday 4/7
Domestic- 5100 BIk 11th Ave. S.
Shots Fired (Heard)- 5300 BIk 20th
Ave. S.
Vandalism- 2400 BIk 58th St. S.
Domestic- 2500 BIk 50th St. S.
Neighbor Problem- 2200 BIk 53rd St.
S.


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Vehicle Illegally Parked- Veteran's
Park
Tuesday 4/8
Domestic- 5600 BIk Tangerine Ave.
S.
Domestic- 5100 BIk 9th Ave. S.
Vandalism- 5600 BIk Tangerine Ave.
S.
Assault/Battery- 1300 BIk 58th St. S.
Drug Call- 900 BIk 58th St. S.
Neighbor Problem- 5200 BIk 16th
Ave. S.
Domestic- 800 BIk Gray St. S.
Domestic- 5200 BIk 12th Ave. S.
Neighbor Problem- 5200 BIk 20th
Ave. S.
Noise- 2200 BIk 53rd St. S.
Wednesday 4/9
Vandalism- 1800 BIk 49th St. S.
Noise- 5100 BIk 17th Ave. S.
Noise- 4900 BIk 31st Ave. S.
Thursday 4/10
Theft- 2900 BIk Beach Blvd. S.
Animal Call- 30th Ave. & Clinton St.
S.
Animal Call- 1000 BIk 60th St. S.
Animal Call- 7th Ave. & Freemont St.
S.
Theft- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd. S.



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Top Local Chef
Competition
Get saucy at the Top Local Chef
Competition to be held on Sunday,
April 27th from 5-7 p.m. at the
Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd.
in Gulfport. The battle will feature
chefs from independent restaurants
and catering companies from across
Tampa Bay.
Contestants will incorporate
Intensity Academy's Saucy
Everything gourmet sauce as a
key component of their dishes.
Submissions will be judged on taste,
creativity and appearance by a panel
of celebrity judges and 200 guests.
The contest is free to attend but
tasting passes are required to sample
the food. Tickets are available online
at TopLocalChef.com and at the
Beach Bazaar, 3115 Beach Blvd. S.
Call 727-637-5586.

Women's Self-Defense
Rape Prevention Course
A four-part weekly course, each
Thursday in April, is designed to teach
any woman to prevent and defend
against any attempted rape or sexual
assault. Class is held from 6:30 to
7:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Rec Center,
5730 Shore Dr. S. in Gulfport.
Class fee is $10 per person. Come
out, and learn how to put an end
to violence and Sexual Assault
for good! Please call Donnie at
727-550-7185 or Michelle at 727-
320-2759 with any questions.

Teen Conversational
Spanish Now!
Are you in grades 6-8 struggling
with Spanish? What are you doing
this July? How about Basic Beginner
Spanish? The Gulfport Recreation
Center is offering a two-hour class on
Wednesday starting July 2nd. Class
time is 5-7 p.m. The cost of the six-
week session is $100 per student and
includes lesson materials. Payment
is due by May 23rd to the Gulfport
Recreation Center. Students are






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able to bring Spanish homework
and questions to class. Please call
727-482-2125 after 5 p.m. or email
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student's name and grade level.

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high-intensity anaerobic exercise,


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workouts provide improved athletic
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strength and muscularity, improved
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atmosphere for all who participate
regardless of physical fitness level
or experience. Classes are Tuesdays
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How Should My
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Up? (Part I)
Our office has had the pleasure of
advising and counseling numerous
clients concerning how to legally
set up a new business venture. As
a result, five (5) different choices of
the types of business entities that
may be utilized will be presented
in this article and our next article.
The five (5) basic choices which an
entrepreneur or new business owner
may wish to consider are:
A. Sole Proprietorship;
B. General Partnership;
C. Limited Partnership;
D. Corporation; and
E. "S" Corporation.
In this article, we will examine
the general legal requirements of
a sole proprietorship and a general
partnership.
A. Sole Proprietorship
1. A sole proprietorship is an
unincorporated business owned
by a single individual. A sole
proprietorship is not a legal entity
separate from its owner.
2. The owner of a sole proprietorship
has unlimited liability for the debts
and obligations of the business.
The owner, therefore, must rely on
personal assets or insurance for
protection against creditors.


3. For income tax purposes, income
and loss of the sole proprietorship
passes directly to the sole proprietor
and is reported on his individual
income tax return.
4. No special organizational
documents are necessary to begin
business as a sole proprietorship.
5. The advantage of a sole
proprietorship is that it is a simple
means of beginning a business.
6. In Florida, an individual who
engages in business has a sole
proprietorship under a fictitious
name must register the fictitious
name with the Florida Secretary of
State's office in Tallahassee, Florida.
B. General Partnership
1. Apartnership is an unincorporated
association of two or more individuals,
corporations, or other entities
engaging in business for a profit.
2. Like a sole proprietorship, a
general partnership is not a separate
legal entity. Eachpartnerin a general
partnership is personally liable for
the partnership liabilities.
3. A general partnership must file a
separate income tax return for federal
income tax purposes. However, this
is merely an information return.
Generally, all income passes to the
general partners and is reported on
their individual income tax returns.
Losses are also passed through,
subject to limitations, which will be
made stricter if proposed changes in
the tax laws are implemented.
4. Although no written
documentation is necessary to form
a general partnership, normally the
rights and obligations of the various
partners (including their shares of
income, losses, and cash distributed
by the partnership) are specified in


a written partnership agreement.
The partnership agreement may
also specify the manner in which
the business is to be operated, and
may designate a managing general
partner who serves the function of a
chief executive officer. Generally, in
the absence of contrary provisions
in the partnership agreement, the
business affairs of the partnership
are governed by a majority vote of
the partners.
5. Generally, the transfer of a
partnership interest is more difficult
than a transfer of corporate stock.
Restrictions on the transferability of a
partnership interest maybe specified
in the partnership agreement, and
transfers normally require the
consent of the other partners.
6. In Florida, a general partnership
is required to file a fictitious name
registration.
7. Generally, the death, insanity,
or withdrawal of a general partner
from the partnership "dissolves" the
partnership, although the remaining
partners may elect to continue
the partnership business in a new
partnership.
8. Generally, each general partner is
an agent of the partnership and has
the power to bind the partnership.
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
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Garden Club of
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The following events will be
held at the Garden Club of
St. Petersburg, 500 Sunset Dr. S. in
St. Petersburg. Call 727-381-8920 or
visit www.gardenclubstpetersburg.
org.
Tuesday, April 22nd: "Florida
Native Trees": how, why and where
and recognizing tree diseases
and how to treat them with guest
speaker Tim Murray, ISA Certified
Arborist, Murray Tree Service at
1 p.m. Presented by Jungle/Green
Fingers Circles of the Garden Club
of St. Petersburg.

New Support Groups for
Early Stage Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's Association Florida
Gulf Coast Chapter unveils new
support groups in Pinellas for Early
Stage diagnosed individuals and for
caregivers coping with a loved one
with Alzheimer's disease or related
memory disorders.
Alzheimer's Association Support
Groups provide an opportunity for
caregivers to meet other caregivers
dealing with similar situations; and
to learn caregiving skills to make the
day to day care easier in a safe and
confidential place which encourages
self expression.
Support Group for Caregivers
meets the third Monday of the
month starting April 21st, from 2
to 3:30 p.m. at Westminster Shores,
Little Bayou Building/Hospitality
Room/First floor, 121 56th Ave. S.,
St. Petersburg. The facilitator is
Jan Banker, 727-866-6712. Contact
Peggy Macaluso at (727) 578-2558,
macalusop@alzflgulf.org.
For additional information, please
contact the Alzheimer's Association

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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
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I Save Our Strays has kittens for adoption! Wink, as a
B great example, is an exotic-looking Tabby with great color
contrasts. Born at Christmas time, this laid-back little girl
is just 4-months old and loves to play with other felines.
You can meet Wink at the PetSmart at Countryside in
Clearwater this Saturday or call an SOS volunteer at 727-
545-1116 to learn about other adorable, adoptable kittens..
Check out SOS' website at saveourstrayinc.com.


Korean War Veterans
Association
Korean War Veterans are cordially
invited to join Chapter 14, Suncoast
Chapter of the KWVA Incorporated.
Criteria for membership is any
veteran who has served honorably
within Korea, including territorial
waters, from June 25th, 1950 to
January 31st, 1955. Suncoast
Chapter is affiliated with the
Department of Florida, KWVA and
is compliant with both Department
and National Association guidelines
for membership.
Their Chapter meets the third
Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.
at VFW Post 4364, 5773 62nd St. N.
in St. Petersburg. In addition to an
Honor Guard and Color Guard, they
areinvolvedwith Boy Scouts, R.O.T.C.
and the Bay Pines Medical Center.
They have guest speakers at regular
meetings and provide refreshments
after the meeting. Wives are invited
to all their meetings and events and
their hall is non-smoking. Call Joe
Slatton at 727-345-4845 or Dave
Smith at 727-451-2281.







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.

Meet the Author
Augusta Scattergood, author of Glory
Be, a Sunshine State Young Reader
Award book for third to fifth graders,
will speak about the book, her first
novel, in the auditorium at the St.
Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth
Ave. N., on Saturday, April 26th, at
2 p.m. Glory Be, set in Mississippi in
1964, is one of only fifteen books in
the 3rd to 5th grade category chosen
for the Sunshine State List for 2013-
2014. Students read it for details
about the author, characters and plot
to compete in the Battle of the Books
in May. All Friends of the Library
programs are free and offered for the
public's enjoyment. No reservations
are required. For more information,
contact Deborah Haslam, 727-
827-0110.

See this Young Artist at
Tampa Bay Symphony
The Spring concerts of the Tampa
Bay Symphony, under Music
Director and Conductor Mark
Sforzini, will feature Noah Waddell,
winner of Tampa Bay Symphony's
annual Young Artist Competition,
who will play the first movement of
Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3. He
is from Fort Myers and studies with
Leonidas Lipovetsky and Margarita
Shevchenko. He is the 2013 winner
of the Florida Federation of Music
Clubs State Senior concerto contest,
and at age 12 was the youngest
winner in the 76 years of this event.
He has won more than ten other
competitions, too. He appeared on
the PBS television show, Curious
Kids, and was featured on NBC and
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Wink TV as a child prodigy who gives
back to the local community. Every
week, he plays classical music on
the grand piano in the atrium at Lee
Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers.
"Noah's Concert for the Kids" at the
Big Arts Performance Center on
Sanibel Island raised over $30,000
for a new children's hospital.
The theme of the Spring concerts
is "A Lively Celebration." Also on
the program are Dvorak's Carnival
Overture and The Three-Cornered
Hat by Manuel de Falla.
Performances will be Sunday,
April 27th, at 4 p.m. in Ferguson


Hall at the Straz Center, Tampa;
Tuesday, April 29th, at 8 p.m.
at the Palladium Theater, 253
Fifth Ave. N. in downtown
St. Petersburg; and Sunday, May
4th, at 4 p.m. in the Arts Auditorium,
St. Petersburg College Clearwater
campus, 2465 Drew St. in Clearwater.
Tickets at the door are $20 for adults
and free for students, who must show
student ID if they are 18 or over.
Open seating; no reservations. For
additional information, please visit
www.TampaBaySymphony.org.


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In preparation for artwork along
the newly-created meandering path
through Gulfport's ('I% iin-,, Park,
Gulfport Parks employee Chris
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The only free blues festival where
your happy feet can dance is the
Treasure Island Blues Bash in on
Saturday, April 26th, boasting over
10 hours of hot, smoking' blues, soul
and swing from six bands. This year
the bash happens under the shady
oaks and on the cool grass of the
Treasure Island Community Center
Park and headlines the polished
Texas guitarist with crisp, fluid
playing, emotional honesty and taste,
Beautiful Bobby Blackmon.
The festival begins at 11 a.m. with
two sets from everybody's favorite
swing and jazz band, the 18-piece
Tomkats Jazz Orchestra, who have
been packing houses up and down the
coast for close to thirty years. Next up
are fan favorites wherever they play,
Florida Blues and Americana icon
T.C. Carr and Bolts of Blue, featuring
the amazing Josh Nelms on guitar.
T.C. and the band take the stage at
1:30 p.m. Sarasota Slim brings his
raucous blues-slinging band on at
3:15 p.m. for a set that always begins
onstage and ends up somewhere out
in the crowd. Doug Deming and the
Jeweltones follow at 5 p.m., cooking
up a wicked blend of traditional
blues, West Coast and Texas swing,
early rock, country and roots music.
As the bash heads toward sunset,
the master of the Hammond B3 and
most soulful vocalist this side of the
Mississippi, Shawn Brown, takes
the stage at 6:45 p.m. Beautiful
Bobby Blackmon headlines the TI
Blues Bash stage at 8:30 p.m. with
southern soul and blues, seasoned
with delicious R&B flavors, with the
chops of a major player in the modern
blues-soul pantheon.
Festival vendors are open all day
and evening, along with the food
court, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. You
can park all day, for $10, at lots in
the Community Center Park and at
Gulf Front Park at 104th and Gulf,
and in the lot across from Rally at
108th and Gulf. TI Blues Bash details
are online at www.mytreasureisland.
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Gulfport Laughter Yoga
Come join them for a fun mild
aerobic session of rhythmic clapping,
stretching, breathing, laughing and
playful games. Release your inner
child. Wear comfortable clothing.
Bring a towel, water and a friend.
Sessions are held on Tuesdays at
1 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. in
Veterans Park (weather permitting)
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Trever Miller Mob
5K and Fun Run
The Miracle League Baseball field
is a very specialized baseball field
which is made of rubber enabling
handicapped children of all capacities
the chance to play America's favorite
sport: baseball! They have a very flat,
fast course, and although competitive,
remains very family friendly. The
course is a certified 5K run and they
include great amenities such as a
tech race shirt, excellent catered food
from Lee Roy Selmons, music and
a very substantial amount of give
aways. This race has grown every
year due to their focus on family
and sport. Awards will be given as
always. Please feel free to bring your
friends and family. Bring chairs to
sit if you like, they will take care of
food and will as history serves, have
beer for those of age. What tastes
better than beer and barbecue after a
great run! The 5 K run/walk starts at
8 a.m., Saturday, April 19th, Paradise
Blvd. in Treasure Island. The fun run
starts at 9 a.m.!
The first 200 entries will receive
shirts. Cost is $30/5K and $10/1-
Mile Run. All monies collected
go to Kiwanis, a global charity
organization with a 501 c3 dedicated
to serving the children of the world
and the local area.
Call 727-687-9762 or 727-
510-0582 to register or email Pamela.
Longe-Mccann@allkids.org.






Gabber April 17-April 23, 2014







"Pirate" Athletic
Hall of Fame Golf
Mark your calendar to play in
the "Pirate" Athletic Hall of Fame,
Inc. Golf Tournament to support
Boca Ciega High School's goals and
programs that promote leadership,
instill values, and develop character
and prepare students to be
successful.
The tournament is scheduled for
Saturday, May 10th at 1 p.m. at
Seminole Lakes Country Club,
6100 Augusta Blvd. in Seminole.
Tournament fee is $125 per person or
a foursome for $400, which includes
a round of golf, cart, dinner awards
ceremony and complimentary water
while playing and the opportunity to
win lots of prizes.
They are accepting door or raffle
prizes that you may want to donate.
Another option is to purchase a hole
sponsor sign for $100 to advertise
your corporation or your name and
graduating year, or donate a door
prize from your class, yourself or
your corporation.
This year the tournament is
dedicated in memory of the former
BCHS Coach Gerry Ramsberger, who
recently passed and who was loved
by all at Bogie and he will long be
remembered for his love of coaching,
his teaching and serving students.
So gather up your classmates,
friends and come out for a great
round of golf and support the many
causes to better Bogie. Tournament
information, please call tournament
chair, Rex Gaugh '78, at 727-
434-2165 or Steve Hodges '59 at 727-
709-2612 or 727-573-3594 or e-mail to
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Parliamo I'italiano!
Let's speak Italian! Two classes are
coming to the Gulfport Recreation
Center that begin on Tuesday, April
29th, Italian for Travelers and
Beginner's Conversational Italian.
The four week Italian for Travelers
class will prepare you for your
Italian vacation by teaching you to
communicate in Italian. Covering
everything from eating to shopping
to train travel you'll become a
knowledgeable and stress free
traveler! This class is from 6:15 to
7:15 p.m. and the cost is $60.
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The eight week Beginner's
Conversational Italian class is
designed for those with little or no
Italian speaking skills. Whether you
are reconnecting with your Italian
heritage or you've always been
interested in learning Italian this
class is the perfect first step. This
class is from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the
cost is $120.
Professor Roberto will teach both
classes. He attended the L'UniversitA
di Bologna, earned a degree in the
Italian language and has been
teaching Italian in the Tampa Bay
area for twelve years. Roberto will
share twenty four years of traveling
to Italy and a lifetime of lessons
learned from his mother, a native of
Naples, Italy.


For more information contact Roberto
at 727-866-6892. Registration is
at Gulfport Recreation Center and
students must be registered by April
22nd.

Volunteer with Hospice
Suncoast Hospice, Pinellas County's
hospice provider for more than 35
years, is looking for volunteers to
serve in a variety of positions from at
the bedside, administrative roles, in
one of three resale shoppers to helping
at one of many special events. Learn
more about how to get involved
by going to SuncoastHospice.org/
volunteer or call 727-586-4432, ext.
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Pinellas Kids' Camps
Focus on Outdoors
Registration is now open for one-
week summer camp programs at
Weedon Island preserve.
The Pinellas County summer
schedule includes a Herpetology
Camp, Wildlife Ecology Camp and
Archaeology Camp for children ages
7 to 11 at Weedon Island Preserve.
Herpetology Camp participants
will explore the fascinating world
of amphibians and reptiles through
close encounters with a variety of
animals, including tortoises, frogs,
lizards and snakes. Wildlife Ecology
Camp participants will learn about
the ecology of Florida's wildlife and
natural habitats through hands-on


activities, classroom sessions and
guest presentations. The camps
will be led by wildlife biologist and
environmental educator George L.
Heinrich.
The Wildlife Ecology Camp runs
from Monday, July 7th to Friday,
July llth, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
the Herpetology Camp runs from
Monday, July 14th to Monday, July
18th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are
limited to 30 participants each, and
each costs $150 to register.
To register your child, please
contact Heinrich Ecological Services,
727-865-6255, or email george@
heinrichecologicalservices.com.
Two hands-on Weedon Archaeology
Summer Camps sessions are offered
for campers ages 7 to 11.


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Local Artists Exhibit
at The Studio@620
Gulfport resident Cora Marshall
will be exhibiting her artwork April
18th through April 27th at The
Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S. in
St. Petersburg. She along with local
artist John Harte were selected
to exhibit their work after their
participation in The Studio's
"Members Only Art Show" in 2013.
Among the paintings on exhibit will
be Marshall's new series, "Dream
Messengers". These inspirational
paintings each carry a message
upon which the viewer is invited to
reflect. An opening reception will
be held, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday,
April 18th. Admission is free and
open to the public. Artwork will
remain on display through April 27.
For additional information call 727-
895-6620.
Cora Marshall, originally from
Washington, DC, moved to Gulfport
last May after retiring from the Art
Department at Central Connecticut
State University. There she taught
a variety of art studio and education
courses and served as Chairperson
2006 to 2012. Marshall has exhibited
both nationally and internationally.

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A Nice Place to Visit...
ver heard of Seaside? Nestled
against the northern Gulf of
Mexico in the panhandle, this
charming waterfront town has all the
trappings of a quaint seaside respite.
It has bike trails, beach cottages with
gingerbread trim, and artists and
shops along the main thoroughfare.
This town practically beats you over
the head with a conch shell and drags
you down an alley marked "old time
Florida."
There's a lot about Seaside I
thoroughly enjoy, not the least of
which is that the developer owned a
cat and a dachshund, and the town's
quasi-official logo has a cat and a
dachshund on it. It's cute and only
slightly kitschy. They have a farmer's
market, an Easter Egg Hunt, and a
bevy of smallish shops that really,
really appreciate travelers stopping
buy to drop a few dollars. At first
glance, it's like Gulfport with more
money, or St. Pete Beach without
all the large resorts. If you want to
see what it looks like, watch "The
Truman Show," which was filmed
there.
El Cap, Calypso and I walked around
Seaside last September, and I loved
the communal feel of the place the
way the shops all face each other in a
semicircle, the way anything I bought
had an optional tax to help foster
local art. In short, Seaside utterly
charmed me.
As I said, at first glance, a lot like
us.
The more we strolled around the
town, the something didn't feel quite
right. Honestly? It felt more "Truman
Show" than Gulfport after a couple of
hours, and the charm oozing out of
the sidewalks started to make me
itch.
We sat down at Bud and Alley's
(named for the aforementioned
dachshund and cat) for one of the
better pizzas I've eaten in a while,
and because I have a nasty habit
of interrogating the locals when
we travel, I asked our waiter about
Seaside. He told us he didn't live in

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Seaside, but in a less vacation-y place
a few miles outside of town. What's
more, he said, almost nobody lived in
Seaside: he told us the town had one
full-time resident.
While I suspect that's something
of an exaggeration, I did believe the
next thing he said: he wouldn't want
to live there, and it wasn't because
of the prices. I don't recall his exact
words, but they reinforced that
squiggly feeling in my stomach: it's
not real. No, Seaside is a vacation
town. People buy these gorgeous,
charming homes with the express
intent to rent them for a few weeks
at a time. Very few of the owners
stay there for more than a month or
so every year.
It's creepy to walk around a ghost
town filled with people, but that's
exactly what it felt like, because
Seaside was filled with people the
day we visited, but none of the people
had any sort of grounding in the
community.
As for that feeling of community? It
was ephemeral, and, in the end, just
that: a feeling. Seaside's transient.
Don't misunderstand: it's a really,
really nice place to visit. I just
wouldn't want to live there.
Fast forward to Tuesday night at
Gulfport City Council, where people
stormed the castle. One resident
noticed a lot of traffic in front of a
house on his street and got curious,
so he did some checking and realized
his neighbor had listed his home as
a vacation rental on a travel web
site. He reported the neighbor to the
city, and gave the code enforcement
officer the name of the site. Our code
enforcement officer checked out the
site and found 16 other Gulfport
properties that violated the law (in
most areas of Gulfport, you can't rent
your property for less than a month
more than three times a year) and
sent 17 letters. That was April 9th,
and by Tuesday night we had people
in council chambers predicting the
end of Gulfport as we know it if we
didn't allow these short-term rentals
to continue.
I'm not exactly sure we'll have some


sort of Gulfportocalypse if we ban
short-term rentals in residential
areas, but I'd like to make a request
of my neighbors: Please don't do this
in my neighborhood. We chose a
home away from the waterfront for
a couple of reasons, and the lack of
traffic was one of them. I like knowing
my neighbors. Even if they don't all
like me or I don't like all of them, I
like knowing who they are. That still
counts for something for a lot of us.
Now, I realize that 17 rental
properties don't make us Seaside,
or even St. Pete Beach. But that's
the problem with laws: They cannot
truck in gray area; they must be black
and white. Honestly, I don't think
17 properties are a problem but
then, none of them are on my street.
I do think when we start to market
ourselves too heavily as a vacation
destination, we do run the risk of
trading our actual community for
that fleeting feeling of community.
The answer, of course, is to take
each property on a case-by-case basis
and hold a hearing for each one so
the neighbors can have a say. Would
that be ridiculous? Overkill? I don't
know. But here's the rub: Thanks to
Governor Voldemort, if we attempt to
change our law (passed in 1993), we
lose all control over how we govern
lodging. That means the state could
say we couldn't have any lodging
at all or far more likely say we
could have more than we want (but
not more, perhaps, than an outsider
would want). We lose control.
I realize I sound all "the sky is
falling" about this, and I'm not trying
to ignore those shades of gray, but
I do see a worse-cases scenario. I've
been through almost every waterfront
hamlet in the Sunshine State and
I can say with authority that while
Gulfport is far from perfect, it's also a
vanishing way of life. Everyone wants
to be like us, but no one really is.
We worry about our economy, about
our businesses, and our way of life,
and these short-term rentals may
seem like a great way to bring in more
people to spend money with us, but I
can assure you, if we open that door,
we cannot close it again, so let's all
think about what we want our town
to be in 20 years: a nice place to visit,
or a nice place to live.

Contact Cathy Salustri at
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