Panama Canal Museum plans move Artifacts to be showcased at UF library ... See page 4A.
Springfield to take
the stage Nov. 13
at St. Pete RibFest
Also appearing will be Grand Funk Railroad
and the Doobie Brothers ... Page 4B.
Volume XXXII, No. 30 www.TBNweekly.com October 28, 2010
Lck fctr Kitson unveils development plans
IF Bay Pines MHP site would include hotel, residential and business
Voters to decide
Voters will decide the fate of an
amendment to Pinellas County's Charter
during the Nov. 2 general election.
The amendment, proposed by the
2010 Charter Review Commission,
would increase the time between ses-
sions of future commissions from six to
eight years to coincide with the presiden-
tial election cycle when voter turnout is
... Page 3A.
for boat thefts
A 38-year-old Treasure Island man
and a 44-year-old Seminole man were
arrested Oct. 21 at a Pinellas Park stor-
age facility in connection with thefts of
... Page 5A.
Pinellas County sheriffs deputies ar-
rested two suspects for aggravated bat-
tery following an attack on two men
dressed in beer bottle costumes who
were sitting in front of their Seminole
... Page 5A.
set at rec center
The city's Carnival of Carnage Haunt-
ed House is Thursday, Oct. 28 and Fri-
day, Oct. 29, 6 to 10 p.m., at the
Seminole Recreation Center.
... Page 6A.
results are strong
Unlike last year, the month of October
is definitely living up to its billing. Resi-
dent as well as migratory fish species are
firing on all cylinders.
... Page 9A.
Heart of the Matter
Southmayd sings the
praises of a really good
... Page 15A.
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Just for fun .................. .2B
Outdoors ................... 9A
Police beat .................... 5A
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By BOB McCLURE
SEMINOLE The owners of a site that was once the
Bay Pines Mobile Home Park have applied for an
amendment to the city's zoning and comprehensive
plan, which would be the first step toward development
of the 59-acre site at Bay Pines Boulevard and 101st
Steve Messing, president of Kitson and Partners
Commercial, the retail division of Palm Beach Gardens-
based Kitson and Partners, said the company's plans
By SUZETTE PORTER
The latest numbers from the Florida Agency for Workforce
Innovation shows Pinellas County's not seasonally adjusted
unemployment numbers on a downward trend.
In September, the rate was 11.9 percent, compared to Au-
gust at 12.2 percent. The county's unemployment for Septem-
ber 2009 was 11.4 percent.
Pinellas County's unemployment rate was slightly lower
than the state's, which the report shows to be at 12.0, not
The unemployment rate for the Tampa-St. Petersburg-
Clearwater metropolitan statistical area also declined from
12.6 in August to 12.4 in September. However, the state's re-
port said the local MSA is losing the most jobs 2,400 from
August to September.
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater MSA includes Hernando,
Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties.
All counties in the local MSA showed a decline in not sea-
sonally adjusted unemployment numbers. Hernando dropped
from 15.1 percent in August to 14.8 percent. Hillsborough
dropped from 12.5 to 12.2; Pasco from 13.3 to 13.1; and
Pinellas from 12.2 to 11.9 percent.
See UNEMPLOYMENT, page 4A
were filed with the city Oct. 1 and will be discussed at a
Nov. 15 meeting of the city's Developmental Review
Board. From there, a development agreement will be
negotiated and those plans will go to the City Council
Messing said tentative plans call for a 125-unit hotel,
200,000 square feet of retail shopping space and 240 to
450 residential units.
He said the residential units could be assisted living,
townhomes, single family homes or a combination of all
Land for a future fire station also would be part of
the plan, Messing said.
Kitson is applying for an ROR zoning designation,
which is residential office retail. The site is currently
zoned for 1,119 condo units.
Messing said his company wants to move as quickly
as possible on the project but if Amendment 4 passes
Nov. 2, any changes in zoning or the city's comprehen-
sive plan will be dependent on voter approval, probably
See KITSON, page 4A
By BOB McCLURE
SEMINOLE The Pinellas County Juvenile
Welfare Board has suspended its contract
with Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Peters-
burg to operate a family services program at
The decision came at an Oct. 14 board of
directors meeting due to concerns related to
the condition of the property and future viabil-
ity of the project, according to Rod Cyr, per-
formance unit manager for JWB Children's
Services Council of Pinellas Council.
The positions of a program director and two
case managers will be eliminated, effective
Oct. 29. The maintenance and leasing staff
will be retained.
"We use tax dollars and we want to make
sure they are used properly," said Cyr. "We're
suspending payments until this issue is re-
solved between JWB and Catholic Charities."
A call to Catholic Charities was not re-
The contract called for JWB to pay Catholic
Charities $307,730 for fiscal 2011. One
month's worth of the contract has been paid,
through Oct. 31, leaving $282,085 that has
Residents will not be affected by the move,
Cyr said. JWB has made arrangements with
Central Florida Behavioral Health Network to
provide case management services to eligible
residents. JWB funding to on-site childcare
service is unaffected, he said.
The decision to suspend funding caught
many off guard after Catholic Charities sub-
mitted an application this past summer to
Pinellas County Community Development to
address an estimated $1.06 million in repairs
to the property.
The request is still under consideration by
PCCD, which continues to work with property
mortgage holder Wells Fargo, the Pinellas Vil-
lage board of directors, Catholic Charities,
JWB and the Pinellas Housing Authority.
See CONTRACT, page 4A
An outdoor paradise
Photos by BOB McCLURE
Above, a flock of birds play in the shallow water of Boca Ciega Bay south of Boca Ciega Millennium Park on a recent fall
morning. Below, a fisherman glides slowly through the water in search of his next fresh catch. The 184-acre county park,
located at 12410 74th Ave. N., features fishing access to the bay, a canoe launch, 35-foot observation tower, a nature
trail, seven picnic shelters and a playground.
Photo by BOB McCLURE
Zoe Beaton, 7, of St. Petersburg picks out her favorite pumpkin Oct. 23 at a pumpkin patch at
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Guardians ad litem give voice to neglected children
By JULIANA A. TORRES
CLEARWATER Cathy Larkin-Richards has
played a number of roles in the lives of the children
she represents over the last seven years.
As a guardian ad litem, she is their voice in
court when their parents abuse or neglect them or
when the adults in their lives end up in jail or ad-
dicted to drugs. She makes sure they have cloth-
ing, school books, teddy bears, bicycles and
blankets. She's delivered dozens of birthdays,
Christmases and holidays to their doorsteps.
She makes sure their parents learn how to be-
come better parents, or she finds a close relative
who will do a better job. She's ushered at least four
children through the process of being adopted into
a new family.
She's been called "Aunt Cathy" and "Grandma."
Some children, not understanding the Latin part of
her title, call her their "guardian angel," maybe not
unintentionally. One 8-year-old girl called her
"guardian ad lightning."
'They're just neat kids that bond to us quickly,"
she said. "As a guardian, we're a constant pres-
ence, sometimes the only consistent person in their
life. We help the system provide for the child."
Sometimes, what a child needs most is the per-
sistence of a "squeaky wheel," someone who fights
for their best interest and needs, she said.
Larkin-Richards of Seminole is a full-time volun-
teer with the Guardian ad Litem Program for Flori-
da's Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, which
encompasses Pinellas and Pasco counties. Around
3,000 children are under supervision in the Sixth
Circuit, about 900 in Pasco County and 2,100 in
Pinellas County. They represent 10 percent of all
court-supervised children in the state of Florida,
more children than any other circuit handles.
The court decides the fate of children who are
victims of neglect or abuse. In such cases, both the
mother and father are each represented by a
lawyer, one the state is required to provide if they
can't afford it.
No one is required to speak for the child. So, in
the most difficult or contested cases, a judge will
order a guardian ad litem as an independent voice
on the child's behalf.
"The judges want us on these cases because
they know that they're going to get information
from us, the guardian ad litem, that they wouldn't
get from anyone else," said John Zucker, commu-
nity relations coordinator and five-year volunteer
for the program. "Nationwide studies have proven
that the judges follow our recommendations 80 to
90 percent of the time. If they don't, it's because
the law won't let them."
Children who are represented by a guardian go
through the state courts twice as fast, with half as
many ending up in a foster home, Zucker said.
The problem is, the circuit's 650 guardians can
cover only half of the children in the system,
Guardian Ad Litem Circuit Director Donna Ras-
"We don't have enough resources. We handle the
more serious cases," she said. "Unfortunately, a lot
of the stories are similar."
Often drugs are involved, sometimes physical
abuse. Other times, parents are in and out of their
children's lives or just can't afford to care for them
Guardians do more than represent children in
court. Their job is to get to know the children
through monthly visits and through their own in-
vestigative work. They need to be the eyes and
ears of the state team put together to protect the
children, said Zucker, who hosts weekly orienta-
tions for new guardians.
"Just because a child has fallen into the system,
they should have everything you'd like your chil-
dren to have. What we do is try to maintain that
normalcy for them," he said. "We don't expect the
guardian to spend any of their money. They just
need to see the need, communicate that and we
will work to fill that need."
Zucker calls it the "fairy godparent" part of a
guardian ad litem's role. One of his first cases was
a family of three children whose father had beat
them with a stick and slammed his daughters
against the wall by their hair. After the state re-
moved them from that situation, Zucker learned
that the oldest 13-year-old girl had lost her glasses
and was struggling in school without them.
He called his guardian ad litem case coordina-
tor, who knew where the girl could get an eye
exam and glasses for free.
'Two days later, the young lady had her new
glasses," Zucker said. "It might have taken a
month for the state bureaucracy to accomplish
what we accomplished here in a very short
amount of time."
Later, after the children were placed back with
their mother, Zucker got a call from her, when the
colder months set in. The Guardian Ad Litem
Foundation of Tampa Bay, an associated nonprofit
that raises funds on the program's behalf, gave the
mother $200 so she could buy warmer clothes for
her children that she otherwise couldn't afford.
The cases guardians take on usually last at
least a year and average about 18 months. As a
rule, each case requires six to 10 hours a month.
Guardians try to provide the children they rep-
resent with more than the basic necessities. Chil-
dren removed from an abusive situation often
arrive at their new home with nothing but the
clothes on their back. A simple blanket, which the
guardians keep stocked in their office, can help
create a sense of belonging.
'These children are forced into the system and
they did nothing wrong," Susan Neville, a
guardian ad litem and president of the Guardian
Ad Litem Foundation. "There's no real comfort
level for that child, nothing they can call theirs.
Mom and Dad screwed up, but they get to stay in
the house and it's the child who has to move."
Mike Bailey of Palm Harbor retired as principal
at San Jose Elementary in Dunedin in 2007. His
friends thought he might be crazy for when he
began considering becoming a guardian ad litem,
given the 32 years he spent dealing with children
in the school system.
His pastor had a different perspective.
"Mike, you know, you've been training your
whole life for this calling," Bailey remembered him
Bailey hasn't regretted the decision.
"My heart really is with the kids," he said. "I just
think every kid deserves a chance. A lot of the
times, we are that chance. We jump through the
hoops to make it happen."
Under the threat of state budget cuts, the
guardians in the sixth circuit lobbied every state
legislator whose district covered one of the chil-
dren they represented and asked them to spare
the program. This year, the budget didn't get cut.
However, given the poor economy, the program's
goal of giving every neglected or abused child a
guardian ad litem to represent them is still a los-
Orientations for prospective guardians ad litem
are held every Thursday in the program's fourth-
floor offices of the Pinellas County Criminal Jus-
tice Center, 14250 49th St. The application
process includes an extensive interview, a back-
ground check and training.
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By SUZETTE PORTER
Voters will decide the fate of an amendment to Pinellas County's
Charter during the Nov. 2 general election.
The amendment, proposed by the 2010 Charter Review Commis-
sion, would increase the time between sessions of future commis-
sions from six to eight years to coincide with the presidential election
cycle when voter turnout is typically higher.
The Charter Review Commission also would be required to hold at
least two public hearings before sending recommendations to the
Board of County Commissioners.
The current charter requires that a commission be convened every
six years to review the operation of county government. The charter
also requires that the new commission be appointed in December
and be organized by the third week in January. The work must be
completed by July 31.
Members of the 2010 commission discussed an ongoing concern
that it often takes four to six weeks for it to take care of housekeep-
ing matters, including electing a chair and vice chair, selecting sup-
port staff and briefings on issues. Oftentimes another month is taken
up with conducting hearings on the issues.
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complete their work."
If voters approve the amendment, future charter review commis-
sion's would be appointed no later than Aug. 1 of the year before the
general election, allowing for more work time.
The 2010 commission was established less than four years after
the last. Voters approved allowing the 2004 commission to remain in
existence through Dec. 1, 2006, to complete its work. Nine of the
original members agreed to serve the extended term.
The 2006 commission recommended an amendment to delay the
appointment of the 2010 commission and change the interval of com-
missions to eight years to coincide with the presidential election. Vot-
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in existence through the general election to respond to questions
from the public. The 13-member commission, per charter require-
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Panama Canal Museum
plans move to Gainesville
Photo by BOB McCLURE
A field of 84 players participated in the annual Seminole Chamber of Commerce golf tournament Oct.
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Harriet Brown served up hamburgers and hot dogs to participants. Below left, Karen Santee poses with
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By BOB McCLURE
SEMINOLE The city's only museum will soon be
relocating to the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The board of directors of the Panama Canal Mu-
seum, 7985 113th St., voted recently to accept a
proposal from the university's Latin American Stud-
ies Department to house the museum's artifacts in
the George A. Smathers Libraries.
Museum director Elizabeth Neily said the move
will be gradual over a 20-month span. The last
items will be out by June 2012.
Neily is the only full-time employee and has been
offered a curator's position in Gainesville. Two part-
time positions will not be retained.
'Their (University of Florida) Latin American Stud-
ies Department contacted us about a year and a
half ago," said Neily. "At the same time we were
looking for ways to sustain the museum."
The museum, which preserves the history of the
American era of the Panama Canal (1904-1999),
also was courted by Tulane University but the board
decided on the Smathers Libraries, Neily said, be-
cause it would be more accessible at UF.
The facility, which uses about 3,500 square feet
on the first floor of an office building on the north-
west corner of the Seminole Mall parking lot, has
struggled financially since it opened.
Admission is free. Revenue for the nonprofit facili-
ty comes from about 750 annual memberships and
donations from the public.
'We decided there just wasn't enough support to
keep the museum running out of this building," said
Neily. 'This (relocating to Gainesville) looked like the
best option for us."
The museum is home to a variety of artifacts,
photographs and books related to the American era
of the Panama Canal.
"People are amazed when they come in," said
Neily. 'We're not huge but we have a lot of quality
The museum was incorporated in 1998 as a foun-
dation by president Joe Wood, vice president Betty
Photo by BOB McCLURE
Elizabeth Neily stands next to one of the displays at
the Panama Canal Museum in Seminole.
LeDoux-Morris and executive vice president Charles
Because many Americans who previously lived in
the Canal Zone relocated to the Tampa Bay area
upon their return to the United States, the muse-
um's board decided to locate the facility in Seminole,
which is also the headquarters of the Panama Canal
Society a group of Americans who formerly lived in
the Canal Zone.
The museum will continue to offer its speaker's
bureau to schools and free tours by volunteers over
the next 20 months.
Museum hours are Monday through Saturday, 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 394-9338 or visit www.pana
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PINELLAS PARK A forum on the diet, behav-
ior and myths of coyotes will be held Wednesday,
Nov. 10, 7 p.m., in Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd.
Learn about this amazingly adaptable animal
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threat of coyotes. This forum is free to the public.
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Fuzzy Muzzy event set
ST. PETERSBURG The Fuzzy Muzzy Dog
Charity Walk-a-thon will be Sunday, Oct. 31, 11
a.m., at the North Shore Aquatic Complex, 901
North Shore Drive NE.
The event will include a Halloween cos-
tume party for dogs. A prize will be awarded
for best dressed dog. Donations will benefit
Friends of Strays Animal Shelter. Call Sara
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PINELLAS PARK The Pinellas Park Citizens
Police Academy Alumni Association will host a
"Dancing with the Stars" Sock Hop Saturday,
Oct. 30, 7 to 10 p.m., at the Pinellas Park Audito-
rium, at 7690 59th St. N.
The cost is $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
Call Eileen Fraizer at 520-9515.
CONTRACT, from page 1A JWB said the family services program
"would be suspended until evidence of a
In a news release, JWB officials said "fu- viable plan is presented and implemented."
ture viability of this project will require the Pinellas Village, located at 8384 Bayou
combined support of many community Boardwalk, helps single-parent families
partners. Currently, JWB is the only part- achieve self-sufficiency. The 10-acre site,
ner providing significant financial sup- which includes 120 apartments, opened in
KITSON, from page 1A
Kitson purchased the site Aug. 18 for $7.65 mil-
lion from Bay Pines LP, which bought the property
for $38.5 million in 2006.
Bay Pines LP, headed by local developer John
Loder, received approval on a development agree-
ment in May 2007 for 1,119 condo units on the site
that included a zoning change from residential low
medium/mobile home to residential medium-15.
Tough economic times forced Bay Pines LP to
suspend its plans and eventually the property went
back to General Motors Acceptance Corp.
By MELISSA LATrMAN
SEMINOLE Do 'The Twilight Zone," "Star Trek,"
'The Martian Chronicles" and other related films
and books in the science fiction genre perk your in-
The new Seminole Science Fiction Club meets
monthly at the Seminole Community Library and
views a couple of popular science fiction, fantasy,
horror or adventure films, along with a business
The club was formed last year by Patrick
Chouinard and Mark Potere to achieve a number of
'The idea of creating a new organization that
would increase diversity of interest in local science
fiction fandom called us to action," said Chouinard.
"We also wanted to increase the quality and sophis-
tication of Seminole Library movie events. We were
inspired by the idea to create a scholarly and nostal-
gic organization geared to classic and contemporary
science fiction, fantasy and adventure films.
"It seemed fitting that a new organization would
be born to promote the arts in the category of the
aforementioned genres. We wanted to create a last-
ing addition to the Seminole community that would
open to all interested in science fiction."
As a prelude to Halloween weekend the Seminole
Science Fiction Club hosted a day of classic horror
films at the library earlier this week.
The organization has a series of special events
Treasure Island ups
By BOB McCLURE
TREASURE ISLAND After a lengthy discussion,
the City Commission voted unanimously Oct. 19 on
first reading to pass an amended ordinance that
gives the city manager a broader spending thresh-
Under terms of the ordinance, the city manager
will be able to make purchases up to $10,000 but
anything between $8,000 and $10,000 will need
The ordinance exempts the competitive bid pro-
cess for supplies, getting certain services that re-
quire a specific skill or a unique circumstance when
it is not in the city's best interest to bid.
The ordinance also eliminates the stipulation that
the city manager handle all bids for construction
work and maintenance for the city. That responsi-
bility will now be passed on to city staff who are
more familiar with architectural and engineering
services in their respective areas.
Additionally, the ordinance increases the require-
ment for a bid bond. All projects costing $100,000
or more will require a 10 percent bid bond by the
city to the contractor.
A bid bond is issued as part of a bidding process
to guarantee that the winning bidder will undertake
the contract under the terms it bid.
But the biggest amount of the discussion sur-
rounded the topic of whether the city manager
should have his spending power increased $2,000 -
from $8,000 to $10,000.
It was last increased in 1999 from $4,000 to
'What about in five years from now if we have a
different city manager?" asked Commissioner Phil
UNEMPLOYMENT, from page 1A
Translating the numbers to people, Pinellas
County had a labor force of 452,143 in September
with 398,256 employed and 53,887 unemployed. In
August, the county had a labor force of 452,420
with 397,417 employed and 55,003 unemployed.
In September 2009, Pinellas County had a labor
force of 451,197 with 399,593 employed and
The national not seasonally adjusted unemploy-
ment rate for September was 9.2 percent with more
than 14 million unemployed. More than a million
people were unemployed in Florida.
Florida's total nonagricultural employment in
September was just over 7.2 million, representing a
decline of 11,100 jobs, according to the state report.
Florida's annual job growth rate was up 0.4 per-
cent, representing an increase of 27,200 jobs since
September 2009. It is the third consecutive month
the state has shown positive job growth.
"As the nation slowly emerges from the economic
planned in addition to monthly meetings on the first
Sunday of the month starting in January.
'We are also planning another movie day in De-
cember," Chouinard said. 'We are also planning to
march in the Seminole Christmas parade. We are
also going to view several movies currently being
played at the commercial theater in 3-D."
Chouinard said the club also plans a science fic-
tion film and book review, and in June a summer
Next year the group plans to sponsor Horror Fest
2011, which Chouinard said would be a major
Chouinard who originally thought of starting a
"Star Wars" fan club before starting the science fic-
tion club said his favorite science fiction movie is
'The Empire Strikes Back."
"It is the best science fiction has to offer," he said.
"It is character-driven, not technology-driven, and it
is based on conflict and relationships not just an
other worldly environment."
Chouinard, who is a published author, said he is
inspired by science fiction. His next book "Lost
Worlds" comes out in March.
"It is based on Atlantis, Lemuria, ancient alien
contact, and also mainstream archaeology," he said.
Chouinard, the club's founder and president, said
others involved in starting the club included Potere,
the club's secretary; Carl Cross, the club's vice pres-
ident; Jo Schmidt, Masi Howard and Hillary
Collins. "Do we give him authority to spend $10,000
without commission approval?"
Collins explained that his concerns had nothing
to do with current city manager Reid Silverboard
but dealt more with the future and the possibility of
a another city manager abusing the spending
"I say we pass the ordinance and let the manager
manage," said Commissioner Alan Bildz. "If he mis-
uses his power, in his own words, we can whack
Mayor Bob Minning agreed.
'There is no apparent abuse of the system," Min-
ning said. 'There is no need to micro-manage. We
manage. We set policy with the budget and we turn
that budget over to the staff."
After more discussion, commissioners decided to
leave the ordinance intact but require commission
approval on amounts between $8,000 and $10,000.
Anything above $10,000 will be required to go
through the competitive bid process.
In other action, the commission:
Passed an ordinance on first reading that ex-
tends a swim zone on Sunset Beach from the 77th
Avenue south to the Blind Pass jetty.
Tabled a resolution to initiate conflict resolution
procedures against the city of St. Petersburg arising
from excessive wastewater treatment surcharges.
Passed a resolution increasing the rental fees of
city facilities. The increases affect the city hall audi-
torium and the community center.
Moved forward on a workshop item that would
amend the contract of Harry Gross of Public Man-
agement and Funding Services Inc. for an additional
$11,250 to provide for administrative services relat-
ed to two EPA grant appropriations.
recession, Florida's workforce partners remain fo-
cused on identifying growth industries and helping
prepare job seekers for current and future opportu-
nities," said Agency for Workforce Innovations Di-
rector Cynthia Lorenzo.
Lorenzo said "encouraging indicators of recovery"
included recent increases in online job postings, as
well as the over-the-year job growth.
Online job postings were up 2.3 percent for
September the fourth consecutive month of gains.
"Since the official end of the recession in June
2009, online job demand in Florida has increased
by more than 67,000 jobs," the report said.
The industries gaining the most jobs continue to
be private education and health services. Job
growth also was reported in professional and busi-
ness services; trade, transportation and utilities;
and leisure and hospitality.
Job losses continue for industries involved in fi-
nancial activities, construction, manufacturing, gov-
ernment and information.
Photo courtesy of GRETCHEN CAIN WELLS
Beacon, October 28,2010 5A
Two arrested for boat thefts
PINELLAS PARK Two local men were arrested
Oct. 21 at a Pinellas Park storage facility in con-
nection with thefts of several boats.
Mark A. Conner, 38, of Treasure Island was ar-
rested for scheme to defraud
and four counts of grand theft,
sheriffs reports said.
Lawrence Preston Plum-
stead, 44, of Seminole was ar-
rested for five counts of grand
Detectives began investigat-
ing Conner, the owner of Sun-
coast Marine, 8290 Bay Pines
Blvd., St. Petersburg, in Au-
gust after receiving complaints
from persons who placed their
boats for sale on consignment
and suspected fraudulent
business practices were taking
place, the report said. Further
investigation and interviews
revealed that Conner and an
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unknown associate might also
be involved in the theft of
boats and shipping the boats
overseas to Australia. Detec- Lawrence
tives said Conner would ac- Plumstead
cept vessels on consignment,
sell them overseas without paying off the lending
The Sheriffs Strategic Enforcement Section
began surveillance on Conner and his associate,
later identified as Plumstead. The surveillance led
deputies to a storage facility at 10830 Canal St. in
Pinellas Park where both men were seen shrink
wrapping a boat for apparent shipment overseas.
The vessel, a Scout (walk-around), had been re-
ported stolen from Pinellas Park.
On Oct. 21, the men were observed removing
the stolen boat from storage unit E of the storage
facility, and the two were arrested for grand theft.
Detectives then obtained a search warrant for
adjacent storage unit D where they located four
more vessels and four trailers. The vessels were
verified as stolen in Pinellas and Hillsborough
counties. The vessels were a Boston Whaler (cen-
ter console), a Pro Line (center console), a Century
(center console) and a Century (walk-around). All
vessels were between 21-25 feet.
A detective noticed that the Century walk-
around looked similar to one he had seen in a
video on the Internet. The video, showing the ves-
sel being stolen from the victim's residence in
Hillsborough County on Oct. 9, had been posted
on YouTube by the owner, Robert Ashe, in hopes
of finding the vessel or any leads to the suspect.
The video, which can be seen at
www.youtube. com/watch?v=tOsungAwdoc, shows
a suspect hooking the vessel and driving away
Ashe also had reported the theft of the vessel to
the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office. Detec-
tives were able to verify that the 24-foot Century
2900 walk-around found in the storage unit was
the vessel stolen from Ashe's home.
All of the vessels were removed from the storage
unit and impounded by the sheriffs office.
Additional charges are pending. The investiga-
Conner remained in the Pinellas County Jail
with bonds totaling $77,000. Plumstead also re-
mains in the county jail with bonds totaling
with armed robbery
MADEIRA BEACH Three Madeira Beach teens
were arrested by Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies
Oct. 19 following an armed robbery attempt at a
Michael A. Raney, 19, and Damon A. Gray, 15,
both of 14909 First St. E., Apt. 2, were charged
with robbery. In addition, Raney was charged with
possession of a weapon during the commission of
A 17-year-old female juvenile, whose name can-
not be released under state law, was charged with
one count of obstruction, which is a misdemeanor.
All three were taken to the Pinellas Juvenile As-
According to a sheriffs report, a 78-year-old
Tennessee man was washing his van at Car Care
Center Car Wash, 14917 Gulf Blvd., at about
12:58 p.m. when he was approached by the two
male suspects pointing a semi-automatic hand-
gun. The two demanded money. However, the vic-
tim refused to comply and they ran east from the
Deputies set up a perimeter as canine Deputy
Robert Livernois and his dog Kosmo, tracked them
from the car wash where the suspects were last
seen. Kosmo tracked directly to a nearby Gulf
Boulevard apartment and stopped at the door.
Deputies spoke with a female juvenile who an-
swered the door and gave false information to
deputies as she harbored the two suspects inside.
Deputies contacted the girl's mother by phone
and she gave the names of the persons who
should be at that apartment. Deputies called out
the names and the suspects came walking out un-
A .45-caliber semi-automatic was found later in-
side the apartment.
Purse stolen from car
TREASURE ISLAND Police are investigating an
auto burglary that occurred Oct. 14 about 12:15
a.m. at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure
According to a police report, thieves broke the
window of a 2000 Cadillac and stole a purse be-
longing to a 47-year-old St. Pete Beach woman.
Police have no suspects or leads.
Two arrested for
SEMINOLE Pinellas County sheriffs deputies
arrested two suspects for aggravated battery fol-
lowing an attack on two men dressed in beer bot-
tle costumes who were sitting in front of their
According to the report from the Sheriffs Office,
the attack occurred at about 2 a.m. on Oct. 23 in
front of a private residence located at 8971 Semi-
The suspects identified as Kodi Cool, 17, of St.
Petersburg and Timothy Valentine, 23, of Pinellas
Park were walking north on Seminole Boulevard
when they passed by the victims' residence. The
suspects allegedly made comments toward the vic-
tims identified as Allen McGuiness, 52, and James
Benevento, 36. Some words were exchanged and
the suspects continued on, the report said.
A short time later, the suspects returned to the
victims' residence at which time more words were
exchanged. The victims asked the suspects to
leave. The suspects then reportedly attacked the
victims at which time a fight ensued. The suspects
then got into a vehicle occupied by two women,
who witnessed the fight.
According to deputies, the women dropped off
the suspects at the Leisure World Mobile Home
Park in Pinellas Park and called police as soon as
they felt it was safe to do so.
Deputies responded to the scene. McGuiness
was transported to Bayfront Medical Center for
treatment of life-threatening injuries. He suffered
injuries to his head. Benevento was transported to
Bayfront Medical Center for treatment of nonlife-
threatening injuries with a cut to his hand.
The suspects were subsequently arrested at the
mobile home park without further incident. Cool
was arrested for two-counts felony aggravated bat-
tery and transported to the Pinellas Juvenile As-
sessment Center. Valentine was arrested for two
counts aggravated battery and transported to the
Pinellas County Jail.
Body found on Sunset Beach
TREASURE ISLAND Police are investigating
the death of a 50-year-old woman whose body was
discovered on the beach Oct. 25 at about 7:44
a.m. in the 7800 block of Sunset Beach.
A Treasure Island Public Works employee found
the body while conducting a morning cleanup at
the Treasure Island Beach Pavilion on West Gulf
Investigators have identified the woman as
Linda J. Wood of St. Louis. There was no indica-
tion or evidence of foul play. The Pinellas County
Medical Examiner's Officer responded to the
scene. The investigation is continuing, pending
autopsy and toxicology results.
Anyone with information regarding local con-
tacts for Wood should contact Detective Dave Di-
Giore at 547-4595.
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SEMINOLE The GFWC Seminole Junior Woman's Club is con-
ducting its 12th annual Share Our Spirit food drive during the Field of
Screams event Oct. 29, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Seminole Recreation Center.
Those attending are asked to bring a nonperishable food donation
for the club's campaign.
Donations will be handed out as part of food baskets during the
Christmas break to families of local elementary school students.
For more information, call Penny DiLeonardo at 415-2423 or Patri-
cia Collins at 684-3077.
Haunted house set at recreation center
SEMINOLE The city's Carnival of Carnage Haunted House is
Thursday, Oct. 28 and Friday, Oct. 29, 6 to 10 p.m., at the Seminole
Recreation Center, 9100 113th St.
The entry fee is $5. Enjoy two-for-one entry on Thursday.
For further information, call 391-8345 or visit
Field of Screams set
SEMINOLE The city's sixth annual Field of Screams Halloween
event is planned Friday, Oct. 29, 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the Seminole
The event will include Seminole's unique Spook Zone, which will in-
clude bounce houses, inflatable slides and carnival games, costume
contest, family photo area, and free Halloween candy.
Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Cost of participa-
tion in the spook zone is $5 and includes unlimited play in bounce
houses and carnival games as well as an entry into the Seminole Car-
nival of Carnage Haunted House.
For more information, call 391-8345.
Doggy Derby slated
SEMINOLE Seminole Aquatics Center plans its eighth annual
Doggy Derby Saturday, Oct. 30, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Seminole Recre-
ation Center, 9100 113th St.
Each year the city opens its pool for man's best friend on the final
day of the swimming season.
Dogs can play in the pool for $5 each and family members of the
pets are free.
Activities will include a dog's Halloween costume contest and groom-
ing by Mobile Pet Grooming by Tammy and Mike, local vendors, door
prizes, food and a charity dog wash.
For more information, contact Chris Bomfleth at 397-6085.
City Council, Teen Board
slate canned goods drive
SEMINOLE The Seminole City Council and the Seminole Teen
Board are coordinating a canned goods drive called Can-It 2010 that
will run through Dec. 15.
All products will be donated to Aldersgate United Methodist Church,
which will distribute goods to local citizens and church food pantries.
Drop-off sites are:
Seminole City Hall, 9199 113th St. N.
Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 8400 113th St. N.
Seminole Garden Florist and Party Store, 13030 Park Blvd.
Edward Jones Investments, 8251 113th St. N.
Seminole Gardens Apartments, 8275 113th St. N.
Hottin's Trophies, 9275 Park Blvd.
Dr. Sandra Lilo, 8300 113th St. N.
Waters Risk Management, 6580 64th Ave. N.
Freaky Friday planned
SEMINOLE The next Kids Night Out Freaky Friday event is Nov.
5 at the Seminole Recreation Center.
Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate.
Festivities start at 7 p.m. and finish at 11.
The theme will be "Make Some Noise" with a special presentation by
the Giving Tree Drum Circle.
All children will get a slice of pizza and a drink. The cost is $10 and
all participants must have a current Seminole Recreation card.
Members have the option to bring a nonmember guest for $15.
The last Freaky Friday for 2010 will be Dec. 3 with a theme of "Can-
For more information, call 391-8345.
Night parade slated Nov. 21
SEMINOLE The city's sixth annual Bright Before Your Eyes Night
Parade is set Sunday, Nov. 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. along 113th
Street from the Seminole Mall to the Seminole Recreation Center.
Applications for entry into the parade are available online at
www.brightbeforeyoureyes.com. Click on the vendor sign-up link.
For further information, call parade chairman Jacob Valintine at
Bingo marathon slated
SEMINOLE The Ladies Auxiliary of Seminole VFW 9272 plan a
bingo marathon Sunday, Nov. 7, at 10997 72nd Ave. N.
A luncheon will precede the event at noon.
For further information or tickets, call 393-1894 or 585-3922.
SEMINOLE The following events are planned in November at the
Seminole Community Library:
Intro to Image Editing-Interm Photoshop, Friday, Nov. 5 to Dec. 3,
1 to 4 p.m. SPC registration required, $99 fee.
Library Youth Advisory Board, 6th through 12th grade, Mondays,
Nov. 1 and Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Get to meet new people, help choose mate-
rials for the YA collection, plan teen events and earn volunteer credits.
Snacks are served at every meeting. Call the Youth Services Depart-
ment for more information or use the library's teen page at www.spcol
Classic Movie Matinee, Fridays, 1 p.m. Free popcorn and sodas
provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-6922 for titles. No
movies on Nov. 5 and 26.
Sean Scott Elder Law Seminar, Monday, Nov. 1, 2 p.m.
Suncoast Bonzai Society, Saturday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m.
H.E.A.L., Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1 p.m.
Recycling and Sustainability, Monday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m.
SPC Toastmasters, Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m.
SHINE Seminar, Part D and Medicaid Advantage Plan Changes,
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m.
Libertarian Party of Pinellas County, Thursday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Florida Bibliophile Society, Sunday, Nov. 21, 1:30 p.m.
Sunday Musicale, Nov. 14, 3 p.m. Victoria Garcia, harpist.
Based on the Book Cinema, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m. "Forrest
Gump," based on a book by Winston Groom.
The Founder's Constitution, Thursday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
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A chess coach will be on hand to teach, encourage and critique.
Boards and pieces will be provided, feel free to bring your own. For
more information, call 394-6923 or visit email@example.com.
Booktalkers, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m., "Night" by Elie Wiesel.
Great Books Discussion Group, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m.
"Caesar and Cleopatra" by Shaw.
Backwards Travelers Historical Fiction Club, Tuesday, Nov. 16,
2 p.m. 'The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton.
Twilight Tales (families), Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. A 30-minute pro-
gram featuring stories, songs, and other fun activities. Jammies,
slippers and favorite stuffed animals are always welcome.
Family Movie, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Films for all ages. Free pop-
corn and sodas provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-
6913 for titles.
Toddler Storytimes (ages 18 months to 3), Tuesdays and Thurs-
days, 10:30 a.m. Join the group for 20 minutes of short stories,
books, songs and movement activities based on a weekly theme for
toddlers and their caregivers. There will be no Toddler Storytime on
Tuesday, Nov. 2 or Thursday, Nov. 25.
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Networking groups, also known as leads groups, meet
on a regular basis at various locations in the area. Some
groups charge a fee to attend, and most require reserva-
tions. Persons considering attending any group for the
first time are encouraged to make contact in advance.
The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Thursday, Oct. 28 Network Professionals Inc. Net-
working Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., RG's Restaurant, 1565 S.
Highland Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995.
Thursday, Oct. 28 Seminole Business Masters, 7:30
a.m., Mama's Kitchen, 5885 Seminole Blvd., Seminole.
Call Judy Miller at 798-4332.
Thursday, Oct. 28 Network Professionals Inc. Net-
working Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., Panera Bread in the
Bardmoor Shopping Center on the comer of Bryan Dairy
and Starkey roads, Largo. Call Barbara at 573-1935, ext.
Thursday, Oct. 28 Executive Business Network,
7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd.
N., Largo. For reservations, call Mike Moore at 586-1111
or visit www. execbusnet. com.
Thursday, Oct. 28 BNI Grand Slam Network Ex-
change, 7:30 a.m., Heritage Holiday Inn, 234 Third Ave.
N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.bni.com.
*Thursday, Oct. 28 Network Professionals of St. Pete,
7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron
O'Connor at 367-3737.
Thursday, Oct. 28 Professional Leads Network, Pa-
triots Chapter, 8 a.m., Boris Family Restaurant, 11411
Ulmerton Road, Largo. Visit www.pro-leads.net.
Thursday, Oct. 28 Gulf Beaches Power Lunch
Group, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sports Bar and Grill,
9685 Bay Pines Blvd., Seminole. Call Sandy Schell at
Thursday, Oct. 28 Network Professionals of St. Pete,
11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron
O'Connor at 367-3737.
Friday, Oct. 29 BNI Referral Masters, 7 a.m., at Ruth
Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call
Bill Mantooth at 639-6690 or visit www.bnirefer
Friday, Oct. 29 Network Professionals of St. Pete,
7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron
O'Connor at 367-3737.
Friday, Oct. 29 Professional Leads Network, Upper
Pinellas Chapter, 8 a.m., at Daddy's Grill, 3682 Tampa
Road, Oldsmar. Visit www.pro-leads.net.
Friday, Oct. 29 Professional Leads Network, Bay
Area Executives Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tum Rub Thai,
32716 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Visit www.pro-leads.net.
Monday, Nov. 1 Network Professionals Inc., 7:30
a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo.
Call Ron O'Connor at 367-3737.
Monday, Nov. 1 Professional Leads Network, St. Pe-
tersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky P's, 6521 Fourth St.
N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.pro-leads.net.
Monday, Nov. 1 Ready Set Grow Group, 11:45 a.m.
to 1:15 p.m., at Hometown Family Restaurant, 10395
Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Jamie Limbaugh at 831-2450
or e-mail jamieL@freenetworkingintemational.com.
Monday, Nov. 1 Free Networking International,
Clearwater Two Cups Connect Group, 2:30 to 4 p.m., at
Bay Coast Coffee Market, 2525 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clear-
water. Call Wayne Porter at 642-6173, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit twocup
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Professional Leads Network, First
Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village
Drive, Clearwater. Visit www.pro-leads.net.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 The Board, Network Professionals,
7:30 a.m., at Panera Bread, Bardmoor Shopping Center,
corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call 742-
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Business Network International,
Winners Circle, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Largo Cultural Center,
105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call Dave Proffitt at 230-
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Network Professionals Inc., Semi-
nole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant,
8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron O'Connor at 367-3737.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 -Yacht Club Breakfast, sponsored
by Creative Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., St. Peters-
burg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call
Darrell Baker, area director, at 586-4999 or visit
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Network Professionals of St. Pete,
7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron
O'Connor at 367-3737.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Business Ladies Advancing Busi-
ness, a women's networking group, 9:30 to 11 a.m., at
iSpa Health Studio, 9225 Ulmerton Road, No. 306, Largo.
BLAB Largo is led by Holly Furlong, Kae Yauchler and
Addie Romanowski. Call 599-4999, e-mail aromanows
email@example.com or visit www.BlabNetwork.com.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Free Networking International,
Seminole Group, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at Palace of the
Orient, 10425 Park Blvd., Seminole. Call David Doerges at
542-8686, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.freenetworkingintemational.com.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Network Professionals Inc., St. Pete
Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Red Lobster, 2773 66th St.
N., St. Petersburg. Call Ron O'Connor at 367-3737.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Network Professionals Inc., ICOT
Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tucson's Southwest Grill,
13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. Call Eddie Montoya at 813-
Tuesday, Nov. 2 Tri-City Network Professionals,
11:45 a.m., at Applebee's Restaurant, 5110 East Bay
Drive, Clearwater. First visit is free. Call 492-7921.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Business Network International,
Financial Freedom, 7:30 a.m., at Banquet Masters, 8100
Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Call Sean Moore at 455-4768 or
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Network Professionals Inc., East
Lake Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at Daddy's Grill, 3682
Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call Jenny Stone at 776-2829.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Local Business Network Semi-
nole, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park
Blvd. N., Largo. Call 804-6359.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Women in Business, 7:30 a.m.,
Acropol Family Restaurant, 1170 Starkey Road, Largo.
Call Mende at 251-3955.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 BNI Wealth Builders, 7:30 a.m.,
Palm Harbor Community Center Parks and Drew Valk
Recreation, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Visit
Wednesday, Nov. 3 BNI Power Team, 7:30 a.m., East
Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Wood-
lands Pkwy., Oldsmar. Visit www.bni.com.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Network Professionals Inc.,
Downtown Clearwater Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at
the Residence Inn, 940 Court St., Clearwater. Call Kim
Anton at 539-7110.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Network Professionals of St. Pete,
7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron
O'Connor at 367-3737.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Wednesday Morning Investors
Meeting, 9:30 a.m., Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 2375
Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call 461-6619.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Free Networking International,
Oldsmar Group, 11:30 a.m., at Twisted Bamboo Bar and
Bistro, 3687 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call Nova Mont-
gomery at 942-0444 or e-mail nova@freenetworkinginter
Wednesday, Nov. 3, Professional Leads Network, 11:45
a.m., at Thirsty Marlin, 351 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call
Woody Brown at 518-1967 or visit www.pro-leads.net.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Professional Leads Network,
Foxys Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Stacey's Buffet 1451 N. Mis-
souri Ave., Largo. Visit www.pro-leads.net.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 St. Pete Professional Chapter of
Ali Lassen's Leads Club, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hilton
Hotel, 333 First St. S., St. Petersburg. For reservations,
call 813-221-1441 or visit www.LeadsFL.com.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Network Professionals Inc.,
Pasadena Chapter, 11:45 a.m., GiGi's Italian Restaurant,
6852 Gulfport Blvd., South Pasadena. Call Ron O'Connor
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Network Professionals Inc.,
Dunedin Lunch Chapter, 11:45, at the Countryside Coun-
try Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call Jim
Lampanthakis at 736-2000.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 Beach Team Connections Group,
noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Blue Parrot, 85 Corey Circle, St.
Pete Beach. For information, call Leslee Moore at 363-
Thursday, Nov. 4 BNI Success Masters Seminole
Chapter, 7:25 a.m., at Seminole Lake Square, 8333 Semi-
nole Blvd., Seminole. The meeting includes breakfast.
Cost to attend is $5. Call Marilyn Stuelke at 441-6167.
Thursday, Nov. 4 Network Professionals Inc. Clear-
water-Largo Chapter, 7:30 a.m., RG's Restaurant, 1565
S. Highland Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995.
Thursday, Nov. 4 Network Professionals of St. Pete,
7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron
O'Connor at 367-3737.
Thursday, Nov. 4 Gulf Beaches Power Lunch Group,
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sports Bar and Grill, 9685
Bay Pines Blvd., Seminole. Call Sandy Schell at 415-
Thursday, Nov. 4 Network Professionals of St. Pete,
11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron
O'Connor at 367-3737.
Thursday, Nov. 4 Network Professionals Inc., Coun-
tryside Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at the Countryside
Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call
Rhonda Pulver at 744-8059.
Thursday, Nov. 4 All Lassen's Leads Club, Central
Pinellas Professional Women, noon, Chili's, 5430 East
Bay Drive, Clearwater. E-mail Leadsclubexec@aol.com.
Thursday, Nov. 4 Free Networking International, 1
p.m., at the Belleair Grill and Wine Bar, 1575 S. Fort Har-
rison, Belleair. Purchasing lunch is optional. Call Rita
Shepard at 415-9496.
TREASURE ISLAND The
Treasure Island Art Guild will be
awarding $400 in prizes to win-
ners in its November art show.
The show is open to all.
The entry fee is $10 for mem-
bers and $20 for nonmembers.
Membership in the Art Guild is
Artists can bring one painting
or photo to the Treasure Island
City Hall auditorium, 120 108th
Ave., Thursday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to
A reception for the winners is
planned Saturday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m.
For more information, go to
or call Fred at 360-8390.
Senior luncheon set
SEMINOLE Seminole Recre-
ation plans its monthly senior
luncheon Wednesday, Nov. 3,
11:30 a.m., at the Seminole
This month's theme is the Wild
Wild West. Cost of lunch is $9
and includes entertainment.
Recreation members and non-
member guests are welcome.
Tickets must be purchased in
advance at the Seminole Recre-
ation Center. Deadline for pur-
chase is Monday, Nov. 1.
A movie will be shown in the
senior lounge after the lunch.
For more information, call
Kristyn at 391-8345.
New singles club
SEMINOLE John Tebo of
Dance Time Productions is begin-
ning a new singles club for people
50 years old and older on Satur-
day nights, beginning Nov. 6, at
the Seminole Lake Country Club,
6100 August Blvd., which is on
Park Street south of Park Boule-
A free introduction to social
and Latin dances will be offered
from 7 to 7:30 p.m.
Tebo gives instruction on the
correct way to do social dances,
salsa and swing and other Latin
dances to help people stay fit,
healthy and avoid falls and acci-
dents. A free introduction to bal-
ance is offered from 6:30 to 7
p.m. Call 410-0251 or 368-8584.
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Fiction! If your skin bled every time you bathed or if your scalp
bled every time you brushed your hair wouldn't you go directly to
your medical doctor? Gum disease is not a minor infection. The
amount of tissue in the oral cavity is equivalent to the skin on
your arm that extends from the wrist to the elbow. If this area
was red, swollen and bleeding wouldn't you visit your doctor? The
fact is, bleeding gums is one of the leading signs of periodontal
disease. Other signs include red, swollen or tender gums,
persistent bad breath, sores in your mouth, loose or separating
teeth, receding gums, teeth that seem to be getting longer and
changes in the way your teeth come together when you bite.
There is rarely pain associated with gum disease until the disease
reaches the advanced stages.
Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that
affects the gum tissue and supporting structures of the teeth. If
left untreated, this can lead to tooth loss. In addition, research
studies indicate gum disease contributes to diabetes,
cardiovascular diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, preterm or low
birth weight babies and lung disorders such as pneumonia.
GUM DISEASE AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Bacteria growing in the mouth of a person with gum disease
produce toxins that trigger inflammation. These bacteria also
enter the blood stream, attaching to fatty plaques in the arteries
and contribute to clot formation that may lead to a heart attack
and/or stroke. Researchers have found that people with
periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to suffer from
coronary artery disease as those without periodontal disease.
GUM DISEASE AND DIABETES
People with diabetes are more likely to have periodontal disease
than people without diabetes because diabetics are more
susceptible to contracting infections. Severe periodontal disease
can increase blood sugar, contributing to increased periods of
time when the body functions with high blood sugar. This causes
an increased risk of diabetic complications. Diabetics who have
gum disease should seek treatment to eliminate the gum disease.
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GUM DISEASE AND RESPIRATORY DISEASE
Bacterial respiratory infections are acquired through aspiration
(inhaling) bacteria in the form of droplets from the mouth and
throat into the lungs. This can cause infections or worsen
existing lung conditions. Scientists have found that bacteria that
grow in the mouth can be aspirated into the lungs to cause
respiratory diseases such as pneumonia (especially in people with
GUM DISEASE AND PREGNANCY
Pregnant women who have periodontal disease may be seven
times more likely to have a baby that is born too early and too
small. Studies show that periodontal disease triggers increased
levels of biological fluids that induce labor. Pregnancy can worsen
a woman's existing periodontal condition causing a higher risk of
having a premature baby. Treating periodontal disease in
pregnant woman can greatly improve the odds of her delivering a
full-term, normal weight infant.
In conclusion, research has shown that there is an association
between periodontal disease and other chronic inflammatory
conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, respiratory
disease, and complications with pregnancy. Therefore, treating
inflammation may not only help manage periodontal disease but
may also help with the management of other chronic
inflammatory conditions as discussed above.
We, at Seminole Dental, are committed to providing the highest
quality dentistry to all of our patients. Our team has adopted a
healthy mouth standard for our patients. With this goal in mind,
we created what we believe to be the criteria of a healthy mouth:
pink gums, gum pocket depths of 3mm or below, no bleeding,
no cavities, no decay, no leaky fillings, no fractured or
chipped teeth, no malocclusion or crowding, no soft gum
recession, no sensitivity, no oral cancer, no crowded or
missing teeth, no loose or ill-fitting dentures and fresh
Through clear communication, education, motivation and
excellent care, we share the responsibility along with our valued
patients in having them experience the benefits of a healthy
mouth. A healthy mouth supports one's overall health and well
being, thereby allowing people to live a life free of disease and
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"Now Gulf seafood is coming back on the menu, so come on down,
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Crown Point, LA
I grew up bussing tables at this restaurant. Last year, my wife, Brooke, and I bought it.
We were working hard to build a business, then the spill hit. BP said they would try to
make things right. But how was an energy company going to help our restaurant?
Keeping Businesses Open
We figured they would tell us to take a number and wait in line. Instead, they asked
us if we could serve food to the workers,engineers, scientists, and local residents they
had hired to cleanup the spill. It kept us busy round the clock. And we weren't the only
ones. They hired a lot of local businesses and kept a lot of people working. They have
kept businesses up and down the Gulf open and it's still making a difference.
Open for Business
BP asked us to share our story with you to keep you informed. Our restaurant's open
six days a week. Customers are filling our restaurant again and we think it's a good
time to come down to the Gulf Coast. And if we could make just one request, please
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October feeding fest
continues this week
Unlike last year, the month
of October is definitely living
up to its billing. Resident as
well as migratory fish species
are firing on all cylinders. Last
week's full moon brought swift
moving tides and some out-
Targeting drop-offs on the
edges of the shallow grass flats
around the many small spoil
islands along the Intracoastal
Waterway put us into position
to catch a wide variety of fish.
Spanish mackerel, bluefish,
trout, lady fish and the occa-
sional redfish could all be
caught in the same spot. We
were live chumming with
pilchards and had fish busting
all around the boat. Those
wanting to cast artificial lures
should probe these spoil is-
lands with a top-water plug
during the first couple of
hours in the morning. Then
switch to either a white jig or a
sinking twitch bait.
East winds made for perfect
conditions along our beaches
and near-shore waters. Fish
feeding activity could easily be
spotted upon exiting the pass.
Pelicans and terns hover and
dive into massive pods of bait.
Under all those birds is an all-
out feeding frenzy consisting of
Spanish mackerel and lady
fish eating the bait-fish and
kingfish and spinner sharks
eating the Spanish mackerel
and ladyfish, no doubt an im-
Anchoring and live chum-
ming is by far the best way to
keep you busy for hours on
end. However, trolling small
silver or gold spoons behind a
planer will catch fish, too.
Capturing enough pilchards
for a day's fishing has been
spotty at best, but the rewards
of a full bait-well are well
worth the effort. Target bridge
shadow lines at night, and
after the sun is up look for
pods of pilchards to move to
Until next week, get bent!
Tyson Wallerstein can be
reached at capt.tyson@hot
mail.com. To get a fish photo
in the paper, send the photo
along with your name, when
and where it was caught to
mail it to Tampa Bay News-
papers, 9911 Seminole
Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772.
Photo courtesy of MIKE ESPOSITO SR.
Patty Esposito displays a 26-inch gag grouper she reeled in Oct. 17
eight miles off John's Pass in 25 feet of water. On board with Patty
to witness the feat were her husband Mike and two sons, Mike Jr.
and Anthony. The group also combined that day to catch a 22-inch
grouper, a red snapper, two 14-inch flounders and many mackerels.
Seven-year-old Jake Hollingsworth of Madeira Beach caught and
released this 32-inch redfish Oct. 17. He was east of Tierra Verde
using greenbacks, circle hooks and 20-pound braided line. The fish
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SHS baseball program
plans golf tournament
SEMINOLE The Seminole High School baseball
program's fifth annual Warhawk Golf Classic is Sat-
urday, Nov. 20, at the Bardmoor Golf and Tennis
Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by
a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The day includes lunch from
Mike's Pizza and Deli prior to tee off and dinner fol-
lowing the tournament. There also will be a silent
Tournament amenities include long drive, closest
to the pin and putting contests, as well as a chance
to win a new car with a hole-in-one on a par-3.
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SEMINOLE The Seminole Youth Athletic Associ-
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gram for boys and girls ages 4 to 15.
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SEMINOLE Results of the Tides Women's Golf
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two years. He has a 3.2 grade-
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Gulf Coast United plans Gala Auction
BELLEAIR The Gulf Coast United Soccer Club plans an Auc-
tion Gala Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Belleair Recreational Center.
The event will raise money for player scholarships and facility
improvements. Tickets will cover a night of dancing, comedy, food,
drinks and a live and a silent auction with generous donations
from our community, such as an autographed baseball by Tampa
Bay Rays center fielder B.J. Upton, a ruby and diamond ring,
Florida Orchestra tickets, Westchase golf outing, Celebration Sta-
tion passes and more.
A portion of each entry ticket will benefit the Florida Suncoast
Race for the Cure.
Persons interested in making a business donation, sponsor the
event or purchase entry tickets should contact Kristen Baroni at
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Glow golf slated at Treasure Bay
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begins at 6 p.m.
The golf scramble will begin at approximately 7 p.m. Participants
are encouraged to dress in costume.
Golfers may sign up as a foursome or a single. Hot dogs, chips
and soft drinks will be provided free of charge.
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winners of the golf scramble.
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engaging speakers and seasonal activities. And when you visit in November, be
sure to register to win a turkey dinner for 10 people. Join us for all of these
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MEET A GRIDIRON PROFESSIONAL, TOM REDMOND
Friday, November 12 2 p.m.
Tom Redmond played Tight End, Defensive End and Tackle for the
National Football League's St. Louis Cardinals. He'll share his experiences
in Pro Football, personal insights and answer your questions.
Tuesday, November 16 12:30 p.m.
Join our residents while you enjoy music, fun, food and shopping at our
Farmer's Market. We'll feature fresh fruits, vegetables, breads and pies -
and we'll have a pie-eating contest.
COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS LUNCHEON
Wednesday, November 17 12 p.m.
Enjoy an old-fashioned Thanksgiving luncheon with us; meet our residents and be
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Neighborly Care Network, 44 Years of Providing Improved Health,
Wellness and Independent Living for Individuals and Families.
Neighborly Care Network now offers a special new program called
Neighborly PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) that
combines medical and long term care services in a community setting.
When you become a member of PACE, Neighborly Care Network will strive
to: Maximize your independence, dignity, and respect. Help make you more
independent and improve your quality of life. Provide you with coordinated
quality health care, keep you living safely in your home and community as
long as possible. Help support and keep you together with your family. If
you are interested in becoming a member of PACE you must: be age 55 or
older, live in Pinellas County, be certified as eligible for nursing home care
by the appropriate State agency and be able to live safely in the community.
Neighborly Care Network started the 1st federally funded Meals on Wheels Yesterday's legacy
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grown and expanded its programs and services helping to ensure that our seniors remain
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awards they have received over the years. The Enterprising Women
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2009, and the P2 Partners for Pollution Prevention Award 2010, and
they were the cover story in the Bay Area Business Magazine,
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A Mural Speaks a Million Words!
Mike Jenney Murals for Home & Business: From exotic wildlife portraits to
serene beach murals, Mike Jenney can paint anything on everything, and he'll
work with your budget in mind not beyond your means! Mike has a
commercial art degree and 25 years experience and he is an award winning
muralist. He will paint from the base coat colors to the finished clear coated
product. Some categories include: floors, ceiling, panels, doors, furniture,
automobiles, motorcycles, boats, 3D art, sculptures, portraits, pool-side escapes
and photo-realism. Photo-realism murals can be painted on anything from
automotive to large scale wall murals. We find Mike to be very talented and very
accommodating. For example if while working on a mural and his estimate
exceeds your budget, with some creative arrangement of design the time not Artist, Mike Jenney,
the quality of the mural can be adjusted. He also offers removable murals wants to paint it
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from room to room, home or business to another location. These pieces of artwork make great
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Take A Walk Into The World of Illuminated Carved Glass Art
The first impression you get when entering Steve Griffin's Custom
Glass Carvings studio is THIS IS DEFINITELY NOT YOUR REGULAR
ETCHED GLASS. As you stroll through the displays, it is impressive
to see THE EFFECT Steve's use of internal lighting, (built into the
frames) has on his deep carvings. The depth and detail is
unbelievable! You want to reach out and touch and feel this other
dimension and wonder how it is achieved. Steve is a self-taught
glass carver, over 18 years he has perfected a system that produces
truly unique glass art that is on display in elegant homes, upscale
businesses and fine yachts around the world. Using your ideas,
Meet Steve Griffin one of images or this original designs, Steve can create that one-of-a-kind
the top glass carving piece to enlighten your special area. We heartily recommend a visit
artists in America and view to his website, www.customglasscarvings.com to see what he has
his creations at: created for others and make a trip to his studio, 400 70th Ave. St.
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he is constructing another studio. For an appointment call 727-367-2922 or 727-215-0223.
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Bay Pines Lutheran
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SEMINOLE Bay Pines
Lutheran School and Church, lo-
cated diagonally across from the
Seminole Mall, plans its seventh
annual silent auction Friday,
Nov. 5, 6 to 9 p.m.
Included in the admission
price of $18 per family is dinner
from Sonny's Barbecue, music
and dance contests for the kids,
door prizes and raffles.
Beacon, October 28, 2010
A silent auction will include
such things as hotels, local at-
tractions and sports tickets.
Salute to Veterans
SEMINOLE Osceola High
School will host a multiple-school
choral event Tuesday, Nov. 9, 7
p.m., as a salute to veterans.
The free Salute to Veterans
Concert will feature chorus mem-
bers from Osceola High, Osceola
Middle, Bardmoor Elementary,
Starkey Elementary and Walsing-
ham Elementary schools.
The musical directors are Brad
Meredith, Brenda Dannewitz,
Cynthia Triffon, Nadine Johnson
and Erin Kaminsky.
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plans its fall concert Thursday,
Oct. 28, 7 p.m., at the school
The theme will be "From
Bach to Beatles," a program of
music ranging from the western
canon to popular and Broad-
Seminole's concert choir, En-
core and Seminole Singers will
be featured along with soloists
of the choral program. Admis-
sion is $5.
The Florida Marching Band
Coalition plans its state final
marching band contest Sun-
day, Nov. 20, 5 p.m., at Tropi-
cana Field in downtown St.
Admission is $14. Children 8
and under are free.
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Career fair set
High School is planning a career
fair for Thursday, Oct. 28, 6 to 8
p.m., 300 State Road 580.
There will be representatives
from colleges and universities,
vocational and technical
schools, businesses, companies
and clinics, and also the mili-
Employment agencies are still
welcome to participate who have
possible job openings.
Contact the Career Center at
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School earns healthy
ST. PETERSBURG Bay Point
Middle School has earned the
Bronze National Recognition
Award from the Alliance for a
Healthier Generation for creat-
ing a healthier environment for
students and staff.
The school earned the recog-
nitions by meeting key stan-
dards set by the program to
improve the school food environ-
ment and increase physical ac-
tivity before, during and after
school for students and staff.
Nearly one in three children
and teens in the United States is
obese or overweight, and in re-
sponse to the epidemic, the Al-
liance for a Healthier
Generation, founded by the
American Heart Association and
the William J. Clinton Founda-
tion, established the Healthy
Schools Program in 2006 to help
schools develop and implement
policies and practices to pro-
mote healthy eating and in-
crease physical activity.
The Healthy Schools Program
is supported by funding from
the Robert Wood Johnson Foun-
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$28 million to the program.
Schools participating in the
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or platinum awards based on
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Food, Games, Bounce House, Maze,
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DUNEDIN Enchanted Spirits recently opened at 712 Broad-
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Chamber to host leads program
LARGO The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber will host its busi-
ness leads program, Coffee An'Networking, Thursday, Nov. 4, 8
a.m., at Wealth Builders, 13498 Walsingham Road.
The meeting will feature an informal meet-and-greet session
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for members and $10 for nonmembers. To register, call 584-
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Barrington to celebrate
Evergreen Veranda opening
LARGO A ceremony celebrating the opening of the Evergreen
Veranda will take place Thursday Nov. 11, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the
specialized memory care neighborhood of Barrington Terrace,
333 16th Ave. SE.
The event will include live jazz on the terrace, hors d'oeuvres
and spirits. To R.S.V.P., call 588-0020.
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Real estate news
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Overall residential unit sales
dropped significantly in Septem-
ber and were down 18.5 percent
in Pinellas County compared to
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22.9 percent and condo sales
dipped 11.2 percent. The market
is still taking a breather after all
the sales related to the tax cred-
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slightly about 3 percent. Sin-
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percent and condo listings
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when compared to this time of
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third month of steady growth in
this status. Tempering that news
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contracts written for single-fami-
ly homes and a leap of 20.4 per-
cent for condos, again both due
to three months of steady growth
after the tax credit fall-off," an
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Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas recently dedicated its 200th house
That's a remarkable achievement for an organization that was estab-
lished only 25 years ago.
Habitat for Humanity International, formed in 1976, builds houses
for families who meet certain qualifications, including having decent
credit, having financial needs, living in substandard housing, are will-
ing to take homeowner education classes and donating a required
number of volunteer hours or "sweat equity hours" to building houses,
either for themselves or others.
Besides helping to build their own house, homeowner candidates at-
tend classes, such as financial planning and home maintenance, that
helps them to be independent and successful.
Habitat has built more than 350,000 houses around the world, pro-
viding more than 1.75 million people in 3,000 communities with safe
Locally, the organization's efforts are gaining momentum. It took 18
years for Habitat to build its first 100 houses. The next 100 were built
in only seven years.
In addition to building houses, the Pinellas organization has funded
179 homes overseas. To find out about volunteer opportunities, go to
The completion of the 200th home is a tribute to everybody affiliated
with the organization, especially the volunteers who devote time, ener-
gy and sweat to helping make lives better.
Kudos to the Pinellas County Health Department for receiving $4.85
million to spend on new policies to reduce obesity and smoking, in-
crease physical activity and improve nutrition.
The county is one of 10 communities in eight states receiving a
share of $31 million in federal health funds to develop policy changes
in all sectors of the community.
The grant money is part of the federal government's plan to prevent
and control chronic diseases by taking local action.
"It's all about setting new policies and providing healthy alternatives
to people," said Maggie Hall, county health department spokeswoman.
Seven of 10 Americans die each year from problems caused by
chronic diseases, underscoring the need for local action. The health
department is showing that it gets the message and needs to convey it.
Jazz festival disappointing
I have lived in Clearwater for 25 years. I have attended the annual
jazz festival every year since I moved here. In the past I considered the
jazz festivals one of the highlights for the entire year. I enjoy music of
all kinds, and I enjoy going to shows.
Recently I have noticed that the jazz festival isn't as good as it was in
the past. For one thing they started charging people for reserved seat-
ing in the front of the park up by the stage. I preferred the free seating
for everyone that they had in the past. I'm sure they started charging
people so that they could create revenue to attract bigger, more well-
known artists. That is fine but this past year it didn't seem to help be-
cause most of the artists were not that well-known to the general
public, with the exception of Thursday night which included Little Feat
and Dr. John.
The point that I am making is that the artists don't seem to be inter-
ested in coming to this event in recent years. My opinion is that the
crowd of people are all sitting down and not really enjoying the show
as much as in the past. The artists on the stage are working so hard to
entertain the people. As I looked around at the crowd everyone looks
as if they are half asleep. At the end of a song you can hear the artist
on the stage saying things like "is everyone having a good time?" The
response is a few people quietly clapping their hands. That seems to
me to be a rude response to the artists.
My husband and I were standing behind the fence which separated
the paid seating from the nonpaid seating. We were only standing
there for about five minutes. A man actually got up out of his chair be-
hind us, and walked up to me and said to me "can you move you are
in my way." I can't understand how I could be in his way when there
was probably 2,000 people there that night. Why didn't he just stand
up out of his chair for a few minutes? I was so insulted that I just said
to my husband "let's just go home." We go to a lot of shows here and in
other towns and this kind of thing only happens with the Clearwater
I have decided to not go to the Clearwater jazz festival from now on.
It's just not any fun anymore.
Commissioners should be watchdogs
The mayor recently tried to make it clear that Largo city employees
work for the city manager, not the City Commission. Unfortunately,
while this is technically correct (the city manager "manages" city em-
ployees), she took it to the extreme by attempting to limit the duly
elected commissioners from acting as the city's watchdogs for which
we, the voters, voted them in to do. Yes, the commission is a policy
making body; however, that is only one function they perform. As a
concerned voter, I want the commissioners asking questions, digging
into expenditures and holding city staff responsible for their actions.
Trying to limit individual commissioners' access to city staff is
ridiculous and may actually border on malfeasance of duty. Attempt-
ing to shield this preposterous mayoral ruling by suggesting that all
questions or concerns must first be "approved" by the commission, as
a body, is a blatant attempt to control access to city leadership and is
designed to prevent those commissioners that want accountability
from obtaining needed information. Question to the mayor -just how
do you expect the commissioner to decide on important issues without
some "digging" into facts? Oh I see, they are to simply take the infor-
mation fed to them by you and the city manager without question.
Wrong! We need independent minded commissioners that are willing
to question, dig and not just take someone's word.
This is just another example why voters are fed up with the current
system and is systematic of longtime incumbents clinging to power in
any way they can. Time to exercise our right and, as voters, to fire
Praise for school recycling
As a resident of Seminole since 2007, I have been researching vari-
ous accomplishments in the area of recycling in Pinellas County.
I would like to congratulate the following Pinellas County teacher
and school district finalists in the second annual awards program of
the Governor's Serve to Preserve: Green Schools Awards
They are: Susan Carney, kindergarten teacher, Ozona Elementary
School, Palm Harbor; Pinellas Middle School, Palm Harbor Middle
School and Wayne Hefty and staff of Pinellas County Schools for their
Green and Healthy Schools certification program.
The work various educators, staff and students are doing within
Pinellas County Schools is magnificent and has now earned the dis-
tinct, well deserved recognition of the governor of Florida. Congratula-
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The sounds of the human voice
If Sarah Palm's speaking voice was as at-
tractive as her face and figure, she'd be a
formidable political candidate. She already is,
to many people, for whom Palin's nasal, grat-
ing style of orating doesn't matter much. In
fact, in a world where incessant chatter, rack-
ets and hubbub have become as normal as
the sunrise, maybe the more abrasive a
speaker's voice is the more enduring impres-
sion he/she will make on the public con-
For every $100 an average American
spends on physical appearance clothing,
hair style, posture, complexion, makeup,
weight I'd guess that less than $1 is invest-
ed in developing and improving the way our
voices and speech patterns sound. How we
speak and sound can have an enormous im-
pact. But when is the last time you met some-
one who's taking speech or voice lessons?
Professional athletes, by and large, are in-
telligent men and women, many of them with
college educations behind them. Conversing
with them in a quiet setting, you could easily
tell how bright they are. But that is seldom
true when the athlete is being interviewed
after a game. For reasons unknown, the male
athletes tend to lapse into a dull monotone,
devoid of expressiveness. Maybe it's just be-
cause they're tired. Whatever the cause, it's
easy for a viewer or listener to conclude that
the player is a physically gifted dolt.
Many other people appear bright until you
hear them speak. Examples of this are two TV
talk shows "'The View" and 'The Talk" fea-
turing groups of attractive, well-dressed
women. Individually, these women's utter-
ances would probably be worth listening to.
But put the women together and you have a
gathering of chattering magpies, each one try-
ing to get her point across, through the thick-
et of gabble.
Shakespeare wrote, "Her voice was ever
soft, gentle and low, an excellent thing in
women." And why not in men, as well? That's
easy: because we've got to sound tough and
manly. Male animals of many species are
noted for their roaring, their chest-thumping,
by which they warn other males, 'Watch out
for me! And leave my women alone!" Excep-
tions to that generalization are many. I think
of movie actor Clint Eastwood. He has be-
come rich and successful by portraying sub-
dued, soft-spoken men who invited bombastic
bullies to "Make my day" and then left them
gurgling their own blood in the dust.
A person's voice is the product of vocal
cords, sinuses, the nose, lips, tongue and
breathing. How those elements interact will
pretty much determine how we sound to oth-
ers. The results can be hard to predict.
Case in point is the singer Barbra
Streisand. To my ears, her speaking voice
sounds like a fire alarm in a Bronx canning
factory. But her singing is remarkable. Years
ago she considered having minor throat sur-
Her doctors told her the surgery might irre-
trievably wreck her voice; so she declined.
You shouldn't tinker with excellence.
Actress Fran Drescher took one of the most
nasal whines in show business history and
turned it into a money-making trade mark.
Her bubble-headed personality made her au-
diences ignore the way she spoke. Another
example of that ability was world-famous
cook Julia Child. She spoke in a screaming
whoop that, by rights, should have alienated
every listener within three blocks. Instead,
her raucous, ebullient enthusiasm neutral-
ized how she sounded.
Can a person's voice change the world? Ab-
solutely. Prime example: Adolf Hitler. He was
a small, nondescript, unremarkable man
until you gave him a podium and a crowd.
Then his piercing, almost frantic speaking
voice took over, exhorting his listeners to
burn, kill and march toward glory. The rest,
as they say, is history.
Possibly the most influential newsman of
all time was Walter Cronkite, partly because
of his balanced, honest presentation of the
news, but also because of how he sounded.
His voice was deep, reassuring, easy to listen
to. His enunciation was not regional, unless
you count Middle America as a distinct re-
gion. Cronkite's words rolled out with author-
ity, but were coated with a beneficence that
made you think of your favorite uncle, even if
you didn't have one. Talk about perfumed
tonsils Walter had them.
Is it possible for a presenter's voice and
style of speaking to be too gentle, too soft? I
think here of Diane Sawyer, anchorwoman for
the ABC Nightly News. Her track record as a
journalist is outstanding. To me, her voice is
as easy to listen to as that of any woman I
can name. Still, at times I wish her speech
had a higher degree of punch or hardness, es-
pecially when she's announcing a news story
with dramatic, shocking or frightening as-
pects to it.
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Putting the 'care' in health care
I have the world's greatest doctor.
Not only is she a wonderful physician, she
is the first female primary care physician I've
had, for any length of time. I've learned that
there can be a big difference in the style of
care and comfort level achieved when you are
a woman and so is your doctor.
Undoubtedly, our opinions of doctors go
back to our earliest experiences. Ever since
my mother took my brothers and me kicking
and screaming to see our pediatrician, I've
been no big fan of going to the doctor's office.
I'm sure I have plenty of company on that
one. Even all these many years later I can still
recall the smell of that sterile downtown office
building as we rode up the elevator, and the
fear it evoked. Usually when we went to see
Dr. C, it meant we were going to get dreaded
shots. I don't care what they promised; shots
were never worth a lollipop or getting an ice
cream cone later. I recall one time when my
brother locked himself in the bathroom in the
doctor's office. I don't think he got a lollipop.
Not that Dr. C was a bad guy, but I never felt
comforted by his care.
Jump ahead several decades, and in search
of a physician in this area, a good friend rec-
ommended hers to me. Even though her
Dunedin office is quite a haul from my home,
What do you think?
it's worth the trouble. I wish everyone could
feel really good about their physician some-
one who sometimes has to give us bad news,
but seems genuinely pleased to give us good
news. Someone who dispenses compassion
and undivided attention can be a game-
What's even better, I can communicate
with my physician via e-mail for relatively
minor conditions and she is in the shocking
habit of responding really fast. Imagine that?
A few weeks ago I was attacked by poison ivy
while working in my yard and when I was cer-
tain I was going to itch myself into insanity,
she promptly phoned in a prescription to my
pharmacy and advised me to keep cool, since
heat can exacerbate the evil condition. No
hassle involved. What a relief.
I suspect medical schools attempt to teach
students effective bedside manners, but I am
certain from past experience that if it doesn't
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Just last week I visited my physician for a
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Chiropractic care for back pain gets praises from patients
In the past 12 months, there have been a large ___ who seek chiro- health benefit plan and is "likely to achieve equal their care and had the highest success rate
number of studies that have substantiated that 'r i practice care have or better health outcomes." term.
chiropractic care not only is very effective treat- 9 iBack Talk materially lower A demonstration project study, by the Centers From the studies above and the multiplicil
ment for back and neck pain, but also that chiro- Dr. Gregory health care costs for Medicare and Medicaid, that lasted two years, studies from the past, there should no long
practice patients are highly happy with the care Hollstrom overall than those noted in their findings, "that 87 percent of patients any question, that chiropractic is a safe conse
that they receive and with the outcome of that who do not." surveyed gave their chiropractic physician a score tive, nondrug treatment for back, neck and rel
care. A "Consumer of 8 or higher and 56 percent a perfect 10." pain.
Wellmark, one of the largest health insurers, Reports" reader survey found that "hands-on-ther- The latest thumbs-up comes courtesy of a sur- With the significant pain pill epidemic in
recently concluded a pilot study on back pain apies, led by chiropractic care, were the top rated vey analysis published in the June 2010 issue of country, there is no reason to start with drugs
treatment that clearly suggests that chiropractic treatment for back pain sufferers, with chiropractic the "Journal of the American Board of Family fore trying other treatment methods, and thi
care reduces both cost and the need for expensive receiving the highest satisfaction-with-care ratings. Medicine," and based on the National Health Inter- proven by the studies and the happiness of the
injections, drugs and surgery. The Mercer Report (another health care re- view Survey, revealed that 60 percent of U.S. tients who choose this care.
Millman USA, a health care research firm anal- search company) suggests chiropractic compares adults using non-MD/DO care for treatment of If you have back or neck pain, call your doctc
ysis of health care costs concludes "spinal patients very favorably to most therapies in the common back pain reported a "great deal of benefit" from chiropractic medicine today.
Hearing Loss Association to meet
CLEARWATER The Clearwater chapter of the
Hearing Loss Association of America will meet Tues-
day, Nov. 2, 3 p.m., in Room A, second floor, at Mor-
ton Plant Hospital Complex Cheek-Powell Pavilion,
455 Pinellas St.
The group meets first Tuesdays. There is no ad-
mission. Live caption and light refreshments will be
provided. Call Barbara Emmons at 799-0398 or e-
Tobacco Free Coalition to meet
ST. PETERSBURG The Tobacco Free Coalition
of Pinellas County will meet Monday, Nov. 1, 4 p.m.,
in the first floor community room at West Commu-
nity Library, 750 66th St. N.
The coalition is a membership group of local
youth and adults, dedicated to ending tobacco use
and creating a tobacco free environment for citizens.
The group is made up of local residents who have a
strong commitment to reducing tobacco consump-
tion and public exposure to deadly second-hand
smoke and who are dedicated to improving public
The meeting is free and open to the public. Call
Epilepsy Foundation offers
free bike helmets
The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida offers free
bike helmets for Florida families to keep them safe
Helmets prevent head injury, which is the leading
cause of epilepsy and seizure disorders, especially in
children, according to an Epilepsy Foundation press
release. About 360,000 Floridians are diagnosed
with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. National-
ly, seizure-related injuries kill more than 42,000
Americans each year. In addition to saving lives, the
Florida Department of Transportation says every
dollar spent on bicycle helmets saves $30 in direct
The free helmet program is funded by a grant by
the Florida Department of Transportation.
To receive a free helmet, call or visit www.epilep
Lincourt Pharmacy to host
diabetes, health fair
CLEARWATER There will be a diabetes health
and wellness fair on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 3
p.m., at Lincourt Pharmacy, 501 S. Lincoln Ave.
The event will include free cholesterol and glucose
screenings, free diabetes glucose meters, free vita-
mins and diabetic shoe information as well as
health, nutrition and wellness information. Immu-
nizations will be available for $25.
For more information, call 447-4248.
Mirage fashion event
to benefit All Children's
CLEARWATER The All Children's Hospital Guild
North Pinellas Branch will host Mirage, an annual
fashion event, Sunday, Nov. 7, noon, at Ruth Eck-
erd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road.
Guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres and lunch and
will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction
items. The highlight of the afternoon will be a New
York style runway show of the latest in fashion from
The proceeds will benefit the new All Children's
Hospital in St. Petersburg, specifically to help to
complete the $4-million, Guild-wide pledge to fund
the 97-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Proceeds
also will support the All Children's East Lake Thera-
py Center in Palm Harbor.
For more information, call April King at 642-
7590. Event tickets may be purchased online at
Candle-lighting ceremony set
ST. PETERSBURG Brentwood Senior Living
Community will host a commemorative candle-light-
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Humanitarian dinner set
CLEARWATER The JCC Suncoast's 27th annu-
al Humanitarian Award Dinner is set for Wednes-
day, Nov. 3, 6 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N.
McMullen Booth Road.
There will be cocktails and hors d'oeuvres fol-
lowed by a seated kosher dinner. This year, Amy
and Bruce Epstein will be honored.
Seating is limited. Tickets are $180 per person.
R.S.V.P. by Friday, Oct. 22. Call 321-6100 or e-mail
Society to host genealogy seminar
PALM HARBOR The Suncoast Genealogy Soci-
ety will host its Suncoast Mini-seminar Saturday,
Nov. 6, 1 to 4:30 p.m., in the community room at
the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.
Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m.
George G. Morgan will be the featured speaker.
Morgan is the president of Aha! Seminars Inc., an
outspoken advocate for libraries and librarians' is-
sues, and a self-described "rabid genealogist." He is
an internationally recognized genealogy expert who
presents at local, state, national, and international
genealogical conferences. He has written eight
books, the newest of which is the second edition of
"How to Do Everything: Genealogy."
Morgan is the vice president of membership of the
Federation of Genealogical Societies and a director
of the Florida Genealogical Society of Tampa.
Topics to be presented will include the genealogist
as CSI and research in the major British record
repositories in London.
The seminar is open to the public. It will also in-
clude a used genealogy book and periodical sale.
Advance registration is $15 through Oct. 22 and
$20 at the door.
For more information, call Ann at 791-1983 or e-
Free CPR class offered
PINELLAS PARK The Pinellas Park Eagles 4250
will host a free CPR class, given by the Pinellas Park
Fire Department, Saturday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to noon,
at 3451 63rd Ave. N.
The class will teach administering CPR to adults,
children and infants. Participants will receive an
American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR course
Class space is limited. Call 522-1249 and leave a
name and number. You will be contacted to confirm
Jazzercise classes available
INDIAN SHORES Jazzercise classes are avail-
able Saturdays at 9 a.m. at Indian Shores Town
Hall, 19305 Gulf Blvd.
The classes are taught by Eileen Aresenault. Cost
is $5 per class.
Zumba classes slated
SEMINOLE The Seminole Recreation Center will
be offering zumba two nights a week starting Nov. 1.
Classes will be Mondays, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., and
Wednesday, 6 to 7 p.m.
Debbie Raines is the instructor. The cost is $5 per
Participants must be Seminole Recreation mem-
bers. For more information, call 391-8345.
pain clinic moratorium
CLEARWATER Pinellas County commissioners
unanimously recently approved an ordinance ex-
tending its moratorium on pain management clinics
until October 2012.
The new ordinance also provides for additional
regulatory measures and fees to pay for costs of reg-
istration and monitoring.
Tim Burns, director of Pinellas County Justice
and Consumer Services, said problems with pre-
scription drugs were continuing despite the morato-
rium enacted in June. That ordinance passed May 4
and expired Oct. 1.
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Light of Christ Catholic Church
CLEARWATER The annual Holly Festival will take place Friday
and Saturday, Nov. 5-6, 3 to 8 p.m., in the Monsignor Allman Hall at
Light of Christ Catholic Church, 2176 Marilyn St.
Sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women, the event will include
a white elephant sale featuring jewelry, toys, books, tapes, cassettes,
plants and handmade crafts. There is no entrance fee and food and
drink are available at all times.
First Lutheran Church
CLEARWATER The Lutheran Women's Missionary League will
host its annual holiday bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
at First Lutheran Church, 1644 Nursery Road.
The bazaar will include arts and crafts, various vendors and a bake
sale. Freshly prepared salads and sandwiches will be available for pur-
Pathways Community Church
LARGO The Strength Team is visiting Pathways Community
Church, 801 Seminole Blvd.
The Strength Team is a group of professional athletes traveling the
world bringing a highly motivational and inspirational message to
thousands each year. The team boasts some of the strongest athletes
each capable of performing amazing feats of strength feats like rip-
ping a phone book in half, crushing walls of concrete with a blow from
their arm or head, breaking hand-cuffs, running through two-by-fours
and blowing up hot water bottles until they explode.
They do all of this to get the attention of the audience and then they
deliver a motivational message.
The Strength Team can be seen at the church's Harvest Festival on
Sunday, Oct. 31, 6 to 9 p.m. A $2 donation will be collected at the
Call Barbara Neufeld at 397-4707.
Congregation B'Nai Israel
ST. PETERSBURG The St. Petersburg Chapter of Hadassah will
present What Does Israel Do For You Israel Repairs The World! on
Sunday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m., at Congregation B'Nai Israel, 300 58th St. N.
Via a live video conference, attendees will see and hear a medical re-
search executive describe how Hadassah's support is developing medi-
cal technology for tikkun olam.
The event also will feature a guest from Hadasit, the award-winning
Hadassah Medical Organization subsidiary that gets biomedical tech-
nologies licensed and establishes start-up companies. He will report on
how their stem cell research is fighting cancer with viruses, finding
possible cures for MS and slowing the aging process.
The cost for the event is $7 a person which includes a continental
breakfast. Registration is required by Wednesday, Nov. 3. To R.S.V.P.,
call Selma Gaby at 345-2887 or Naomi Berg at 381-0029. Checks,
payable to Hadassah, may be sent to Berg at 1919 Oxford St. N., St.
Petersburg, FL 33710.
Transfiguration Catholic Church
ST. PETERSBURG The second annual Christmas Bazaar and
Giant Outdoor Flea Market will take place Saturday, Nov. 13, 8 a.m. to
3 p.m., at Transfiguration Catholic Church, 4000 43rd St.
There will be craft vendors in the social hall along with new and
used merchandise vendors outside. Breakfast and lunch foods along
with beverages will be served. Representatives from the Great Explo-
rations Children's Museum, Sheriffs Department, Lealman Fire De-
partment, Big Brothers Big Sisters and American Red Cross will be on
hand. Santa will be waiting to meet attendees, too.
Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church
SEMINOLE Two community organizations will receive Beacon of
Hope awards at the Friendship Sunday celebration on Sunday, Oct.
31, 10:30 a.m., at the Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505
The event will honor the work done by the Kiwanis Horses for Hand-
icapped and the Kiwanis Clubs of Division No. 13, which includes
Seminole. Robert Maus and David Kinsey will receive the awards on
behalf of these groups. Mayor Jimmy Johnson also will express the ap-
preciation of the city of Seminole. Two horses, Dakota and Fancy, will
be on the church grounds so that children can pet them.
The People That Love Church and Mission Inc.
The People That Love Church and Mission Inc. is in need of 10- to
12-pound turkeys as well as canned and nonperishable foods to dis-
tribute to the poor and needy on Monday, Nov. 22, and throughout the
coming holiday season.
Gift cards and financial donations also can be used. Charitable gifts
may be taken to the following location at any time:
People That Love Church and Mission, 817 Fifth Ave. N., St. Pe-
Gifts also may be dropped off at the following locations at the times
and dates specified:
Winn-Dixie Supermarket, 5802 54th Ave. N., Kenneth City, on
Saturday, Nov. 6 and 13, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Walmart Super Store, 8100 U.S. 19 N., Pinellas Park, on Saturday,
Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information, call Ken Flint at 421-3745.
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George Packer SAMPSON
95, of Clearwater Beach, Fla., passed away October
17, 2010. Mr. Sampson was born September 2, 1915 in
Birdsboro, Pa. Following graduation from Allentown Prep
School in 1936, he moved to Washington, D.C. to attend
George Washington University and work at the home of-
fice of Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Company, where he
became Vice President of Marketing. During the 20 years at Acacia, he
served in the Army Air Corp, Class 43-D and retired from the USAF
Reserve after 33 years, September 2, 1975 as Lt. Colonel.
In 1944, Mr. Sampson attended the Harvard University Graduate
School of Business and is also a graduate of the Industrial College of
the Armed Forces.
In 1954, he established the George P. Sampson Agency, Inc. in Wash-
ington, D.C., which is still operating today.
A life member of the Air Force Assoc., a 25-year member of the
Metropolitan Washington Board of Trade, life member of the Retired
Officers Assoc., Trail Blazer National Assoc. of Underwriters, President
of D.C. Rock Creek Lions Club, Post Commander, American Legion
D.C. Post 59, Clearwater Chapter, S.A.R. 50-year member, VFW
Post, Oceanview, Del., Boling Field Officers Club, D.C., MacDill Air
Force Officers Club, Belleair Country Club, life member of Army-Navy
Country Club, Arlington, Va., and former member of Kenwood Country
Club, Bethesda, Md. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist
Church, Largo, Fla.
Mr. Sampson is survived by his wife, Dorie; four children, George P.
Sampson, III of Allentown, Pa., Robert B. Sampson of Merritt Island,
Fla., Joan S. Cupic of Houston, Texas, James T. Sampson of Mt.
Pleasant, S.C.; two stepsons, Ted Nohren of Treasure Island, Fla., Joe
Nohren of Sarasota, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Barbara Patterson Hanson
77, former Largo, Fla. resident, passed away in Houston, Texas on
October 6, 2010. She was predeceased by her husband, Alan C. "Bud"
Hanson. She is survived by her children, J.T. Darpino of Galveston,
Texas, Deborah Clark of Shreveport, La., Donna Heimburg of Lake
Jackson, Texas and Lisa J. French of Houston, Texas; 18 grand-
children and seven great-grandchildren, with another due. Mrs. Han-
son loved her children, music, the ocean, biiit!!I~. angels and
Bluebell Dutch Chocolate ice cream. She will be missed by all who
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Things to do around Pinellas County
October 28, 2010
Classic Movie Matinee, Friday, Oct. 29, 1 p.m., at Seminole
Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The feature presentation
will be "King Kong." Free popcorn and sodas will be provided by the
Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905.
Family Movie, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m., at Seminole Com-
munity Library, 9200 113th St. N. The feature presentation will be
'Tower of Terror." Free popcorn and sodas will be provided by the
Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905.
The 29th annual John's Pass Seafood Festival, Satur-
day and Sunday, Oct. 30-31, in John's Pass Village. The fes-
tival will feature fresh local seafood from a variety of food
vendors and area restaurants. Arts and crafts vendors will
offer their wares for early holiday shopping. This year's event
also will include a fishing expo, children's area, Halloween
costume contest and haunted house as well as live music
and street dancing. Visit johnspassfestivals.com.
Indian Rocks Beach
Taste of IRB, Saturday, Nov. 6, 4 to 10 p.m., in Chic-A-
Si Park, Fourth Avenue and Second Street. Presented by the
Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association and the city of Indi-
an Rocks Beach and sponsored by Century 21 Beggins, the event
will feature food from local restaurants and live music performed
by Espree deKor. Participating restaurants will include Guppy's on
the Beach, Kooky Coconut, Red Lion, Pie Factory, On the Rocks,
The Pub, Island Fish, Pajano's Pizza, Stefano's, Crabby Bill's, Le
Bouchon Bistro, P.J.'s Oyster Bar, Cafe De Paris, Marlin Darlin's,
Keegan's Seafood Grill, Tapas Garden & Wine Bar, Coldstone
Creamery and IRB Sushi. Attendees may bring beach chairs or
blankets. Proceeds will go back into the community through the
Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association. Visit www.irb
Home for the Holidays, an open holiday show and sale, Nov.
8 through Dec. 22, at the Beach Art Center, 1515 Bay Palm Blvd.
Submissions are open to experienced artists, including painters,
potters, silk artists, quilters, jewelers and photographers. Delivery
dates are Thursday and Friday, Oct. 28-29; and Monday and Tues-
day, Nov. 1-2; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost to submit two pieces is
$20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Call 596-4331 or e-
mail arts firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Pete Beach
Sundaes on Friday Family Movie Night, Friday, Nov. 12, 6:30
to 8:30 p.m., at Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. This free fami-
ly event will feature a showing of 'Toy Story 3" on the recreation
center's inflatable screen. Attendees can enjoy dessert from an ice
cream sundae station, sponsored by Working Cow Ice Cream.
Moviegoers may bring blankets and chairs. Call 363-9245.
Brown Bag Movies, Thursday, Oct. 28, 12:30 p.m., at Largo
Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. The featured presentation
will be "Hope and Glory." Attendees may bring their own lunch.
Popcorn and soda will be provided. Call 587-6715.
"Big River," with William Hauptman and lyrics by Roger
Miller, Oct. 29 through Nov. 14, at the Largo Cultural Center, 105
Central Park Drive. Call 587-6793. Performances will be Thursday
through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees will be Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets
are $25 for adults and $12 for students. Mark Twain's timeless
classic will sweep audiences down the mighty Mississippi as the ir-
repressible Huck Finn helps his friend, Jim, a slave, escape to free-
dom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the
way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life
favorite characters from the novel-the Window Douglas and her
stern sister, Miss Watson; the uproarious King and Duke, who
may or may not be as harmless as they seem; Huck's partner in
crime, Tom Sawyer, and their rowdy gang of pairs; Huck's drunken
See LOOKING AHEAD, page 5B
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The past weekend's top box office moneymaker, "Paranormal Activi-
ty 2," will only face a single newcomer opening in wide release this
weekend but it's a horror genre juggernaut and a contemporary Hal-
Genre: Suspense and horror
Cast: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Dean Armstrong
and Chad E. Donella
Director: Kevin Greutert
As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jig-
saw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow
survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new
wave of terror...
The first theatrical feature to be shot exclusively on the cutting-edge
SI-3D digital camera system, "Saw 3D" brings the horrifying games of
Jigsaw to life like never before.
The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks be-
fore these films appear in local movie theaters.
'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest'
Genre: Foreign, thriller and adaptation
Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Michalis Koutsogiannakis,
Anders Ahlbom and Hans Alfredson
Director: Daniel Alfredson
'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest" is the third and final film
adaptation of the bestselling Millennium trilogy written by the late
Swedish author, Stieg Larsson.
In the last installment, Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) lies in criti-
cal condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of
a Swedish city hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than
one: If and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to
stand trial for three murders.
With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael
Nyqvist), she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identi-
Noomi Rapace returns as Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl Who Kicked the
fy and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable,
like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot
revenge against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt gov-
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'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest" brings back Noomi Rapace
in the starring role of the pierced and tattooed genius computer hacker
Lisbeth Salander, Michael Nyqvist as Mikael Blomkvist, the crusading
journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, and Lena Endre
(Erika Berger) the editor of the magazine and Blomkvist's occasional
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October 28, 2010
December 22 January 19
You receive the fright of your
life when a long-lost friend drops
by for a visit. Be wary of a tanta-
lizing offer, Capricorn. All is not
as it seems.
January 20 February 18
Finances got you spooked?
Don't worry, Aquarius. A small
windfall will set !-. !i. right.
Special treats from a special
friend perk up the weekend.
February 19 March 20
Phooey, Pisces. You made a
small mistake, but you did not
blow it by any means. Don't take
the blame for something that ev-
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March 21 April 19
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the development of a new prod-
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April 20 May 20
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Money matters are resolved, fam-
ily tensions ease and passion siz-
zles. Your project receives the
green light at work.
May 21 June 21
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some clever maneuvering to get
the best deals. A party invite is
right up your alley. You're sure
to have a frighteningly good time,
June 22 July 22
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Enough is enough. Stick to your
original plans, or you'll never fin-
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your attention now.
July 23 August 22
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for the time being but for a long
time. Party invites make for a
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August 23 September 22
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and assists you with a cumber-
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business associate helps you see
a project through
October 23 November 21
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Genre: Foreign, drama and adaptation
Cast: Gerard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac,
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Director: Claude Chabrol
As he does every year, Police Chief Paul Bel-
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his wife Francoise, despite her dreams of sail-
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Paul cannot live without Francoise, but he
hates to travel. And this year, he has two ex-
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half-brother Jacques, a rambling fellow with a
drinking problem, and a man on the run who
shows up, demanding Bellamy's protection.
Paul ends up giving them much of his time and
efforts. His natural investigative curiosity finds
much to contend with, while his position as
older brother will be faced with additional chal-
Genre: Science fiction and horror
Cast: Whitney Able and Scoot McNairy
Director: Gareth Edwards
In 2009, NASA discovered the possibility of
alien life within our solar system.
A probe was launched to collect samples
from Europa, Jupiter's moon, but crashed
upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after,
new life forms began to appear there and half
of Mexico was quarantined as an infected zone.
Today, the American and Mexican military
still struggle to contain "the creatures."
"Monsters" begins when American photojour-
nalist Andrew Kaulder (Scoot McNairy) agrees
to escort shaken American tourist Sam Wyn-
den (Whitney Able) through the infected zone in
Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.
Genre: Comedy and crime
Cast: Rupert Grint, Emily Blunt, Bill Nighy,
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Director: Jonathan Lynn
Bill Nighy is Victor Maynard, a middle-aged,
solitary assassin, who lives to please his
formidable mother, Louisa (Eileen Atkins), de-
spite his own peerless reputation for lethal effi-
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he finds himself drawn to one of his intended
victims, Rose (Emily Blunt). He spares her life,
unexpectedly acquiring a young apprentice in
the process, Tony (Rupert Grint). Believing Vic-
tor to be a private detective, his two new com-
panions tag along, while he attempts to thwart
the murderous attentions of his unhappy client
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As the weather cools down, the music scene heats up in the Tampa Bay area
By LEE CLARK ZUMPE
Hungry for some sizzling Latin tunes or possibly
some smoking Dixieland?
Still not satisfied? How about some red-hot
blues complemented by fine wine ... or a bit of
searing classic rock served with delicious ribs?
In November, music lovers will find plenty of
opportunities to sample a broad spectrum of
artists as the Tampa Bay area music scene
November's music festivals will kick off with
Conga Caliente on Sunday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m. to
6 p.m., atAl Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave.,
Tampa. The event will feature performances
by national acts, a youth area, ethnic foods,
health village, corporate village, artistic dis-
plays, educational displays, beer garden and
cigar and domino area. Entertainment will in-
clude performances by Danny Lozada, Johnny
Rivera, Ommy Cardona, Carolina La 0 and
Pedro Jesus. Admission and parking are free.
The Dunedin Wines the Blues Festival will
be presented Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12
and 13, in downtown Dunedin on Main Street
between Louden Avenue and Broadway.
Event hours will be Friday, 5:30 to 10:30
p.m.; and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m. This event
blends top-notch blues music with wine from
all over the world. Wine tasting will be offered
from more than two dozen vineyards spanning
many varieties. Music will be performed on the
main stage at Pioneer Park. Performers will in-
Nestled on Main Street in beautiful
downtown Dunedin you will find Flana-
gan's Irish Pub.
Wrapped in Celtic culture and known
for their awesome St. Patrick's Day Street
Festival, Robert Burns Dinner, (complete
with haggis) and more! Flanagan's Irish
Pub offers a fine selection of Irish food.
They know how to pour a Guiness (yes, it
is an art) and offer other favorites like Kil-
lian's, Smithwick's, Harp, and more.
Flanagan's stays true to their roots and of-
elude Willie "Big Eyes" Smith and Legendary
JC's Jake Mackey. Admission is free. Visit
The Northeast Exchange Club will present
RibFest 2010 Friday through Sunday, Nov.
12-14, at Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE,
St. Petersburg. Gates will open at 11 a.m. daily.
The event will include ribs, music and a family fun
zone. Performers will include Dave Mason, the
Doobie Brothers, Rick Springfield, Grand Funk
Railroad, Phil Vassar, Lee Brice and Eric Church.
Online advance tickets are $10 plus service
charge. Tickets are $15 at the gate. Children
12 and younger will be admitted free when ac-
companied by an adult. Visit www.ribfest.org.
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic will
run Friday through Sunday, Nov. 19-21, at
Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd.,
Clearwater; and Marriott Suites on Sand Key,
1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater.
The annual event will feature bands such as
Barbary Coast Dixieland Band, Bill Allred's Classic
Jazz Band, the Coast to Coast Jazz Band, Comet
Chop Suey and Dave Bennett and the Festival All-
Stars. A weekend badge costs $100. Daily
badges for Friday and Sunday are $40. Daily
badges for Saturday are $50. Call 536-0064 or
Dunedin's annual Celtic Festival will be
Saturday, Nov. 20, noon to 9:30 p.m., at High-
lander Park, Dunedin Community Center,
1920 Pinehurst, Dunedin. This year's outdoor
celebration will feature Seven Nations,
Rathkeltair and Brother. The festival serves as
fers the best traditional Irish entertain-
ment around that is sure to get you singing
Flanagan's is also know for their "Pub
Tours" and recently returned from Scot-
land and Ireland. So much fun was had
that they are doing it again in May of 2012!
Stop in and check out the DVD photo
album and see what you have to look for-
ward to. And remember at Flanagan's:
"There are no strangers, only friends you
haven't met yet".
a fundraiser for Dunedin's Scottish bands and
is promoted, organized and managed by the
Dunedin Highland Games and Festival Com-
mittee Inc. Visit www.dunedinhigh
Following is a list of other concerts scheduled in
Sutton Foster, Saturday, Nov. 20, 8 p.m.
4Troops, Friday, Nov. 26, 8 p.m.
Capitol Theatre is at 405 Cleveland St., Clearwa-
ter. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall
Pub & Restaurant
Drivin' Miss Janey, Thursday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m.
Lush, Friday, Nov. 5, 9:30 p.m.
Motel Funk, Saturday, Nov. 6, 9:30 p.m.
Hope Darling, Saturday, Nov. 13, 9:30 p.m.
Kenny McGee Band, Friday, Nov. 19, 9:30 p.m.
Joe Sanders Band, Saturday, Nov. 20, 9:30
El Matamugu, Friday, Nov. 26, 9:30 p.m.
Full Fledged Unit, Saturday, Nov. 27, 9:30 p.m.
Cricketers British Pub & Restaurant is at 2634
Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call 736-1322 or visit
www. cricketerspub. com.
David A. Straz Jr. Center
for the Performing Arts
Chris Knight, Monday, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., in
Shinedown Acoustic Tour, Thursday, Nov. 4,
8:30 p.m., in Carol Morsani Hall
The Florida Orchestra, Masterworks:
Mahler's Symphony No. 6; Friday, Nov. 5, 8
p.m., in Carol Morsani Hall
Fantasia and Eric Benet, Friday, Nov. 12, 8
p.m., in Carol Morsani Hall
Jazz at the Straz: Ken Loomer Big Band, Satur-
day, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., in TECO Theater
The Florida Orchestra, Masterworks:
Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Friday, Nov.
19, 8 p.m., in Ferguson Hall
The Florida Orchestra, Pops Series:
Wicked Divas on Broadway; Friday, Nov. 26, 8
p.m., in Carol Morsani Hall
The David A Straz Jr. Center formerly the
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center is at 1010 N.
W.C. Maclnnes Place, Tampa. Call 813-229-7827
or visit www.tbpac.org.
Ramblegrass, Thursday, Nov. 4
Sean Delong, Friday, Nov. 5
Dave Korman, Thursday, Nov. 11
Lefty Williams, Friday, Nov. 12
Joey Gilmore, Saturday, Nov. 13
Seven Nations, Friday, Nov. 19
Earth Bombs Mars, Saturday, Nov. 20
*Brother, Sunday, Nov. 21
Aquaphonics, Friday, Nov. 26
Dunedin Brewery is at 937 Douglas Ave.,
Dunedin. Call 736-0606 or visit dunedin
Method Man & Redman, Friday, Oct. 29, 8
The Script, Saturday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.
Anberlin with Crash Kings and Civil Twilight,
Friday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
The Cult, Monday, Nov. 8, 8 p.m.
Cinderella with Pitbull Toddler, Tuesday, Nov.
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Social Distortion, Friday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.
Better Than Ezra, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m.
Toots and the Maytals, Friday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m.
Jannus Live is at 16 Second St. N., St. Peters-
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father, the sinister Pap Finn; the lovely Mary Jane Wilkes and her
Author appearance, Saturday, Nov. 6, 1 to 2:30 p.m., at Book
Bank USA, 10500 Ulmerton Road, No. 360. Janet Keeler, St. Peters-
burg Times food and travel editor, will discuss her new cookbook,
"Cookielicious: 150 Fabulous Recipes to Bake & Share." Keeler will
sign copies of her book. Cookies and coffee will be served. To reserve a
copy of the book, call 588-0474.
Sunset Sounds, Friday, Nov. 12, 7 to 9 p.m., at Ulmer Park, 301
West Bay Drive. Featured artist The McMillans will perform. The free
concert series reveals the diversity of local musicians. Attendees can
eat dinner at an area restaurant or bring a picnic and dine under the
trees while enjoying live music performed in the gazebo. Visit www.lar
"All Aboard," Sunday, Nov. 14, 3 p.m., at St. Dunstan's Anglican
Church, 403 First Ave. SW. Tickets are $15 each. Group tickets are
$12 each for a minimum 10 and seasonal tickets good for three
shows are $30. Presented by the Sunsation Show Chorus, this show
will present a musical trip to places such as Kansas City, Phoenix, Old
Cape Cod, San Francisco, China, Paris, Rome, Egypt, Rio, Brazil and
Argentina. Call 541-4501.
"Lovers and Other Strangers," by Renee Taylor and Joseph
Bologna, through Oct. 31, at Early Bird Dinner Theatre, presented at
the Italian-American Club, 200 S. McMullen Booth Road. Seating for
performances Thursday through Sunday is 4 p.m. Seating for mati-
nees Thursday and Saturday is 11 a.m. Admission is $29.90 a person.
Call 446-5898 or visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com.
"How the Other Half Loves," by Alan Ayckboum, Nov. 4 through
Dec. 26, at Early Bird Dinner Theatre, presented at the Italian-Ameri-
can Club, 200 S. McMullen Booth Road. Seating for performances
Thursday through Sunday is 4 p.m. Seating for matinees Thursday
and Saturday is 11 a.m. Admission is $29.90 a person. Call 446-5898
or visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com.
Benise, Thursday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 Mc-
Mullen Booth Road. Reserved tickets range from $42.50 to $78.00 and
are available at the ticket office, by calling 791-7400 or online at
www.rutheckerdhall.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Bringing the
Spanish Guitar Tour to REH, Benise and his enchanted Spanish gui-
tar will travel through time and space to Old Havana, an Arabian
desert, Italy, Spain, France and India. This epic journey includes tales
of glory and tragedy told through video, music, dramatic and ever-
changing sets, and dance. Benise's inspiration is his guitar as he be-
comes a troubadour for the ages. Breathtaking costumes add to the
impact of brilliant choreography for Flamenco and Broadway dancers.
"Reckless," by Craig Lucas, Nov. 5-21, at West Coast Players,
21905 U.S. 19 N. Performances will be Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
Matinees will be Sunday, 2 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults and $15
for members of the military. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org.
Directed by Janice Creneti, the play is a comic fairy tale with an ear for
the absurd. "Reckless" is a satirial look at what happens when people
leave their comfort zone and discover themselves.
Levon Helm Band with Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs,
Friday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth
Road. Tickets range from $39.50 to $69.50. Call 791-7400 or visit
www.rutheckerdhall.com. Helm, a two-time Grammy Award winner, is
best known as the drummer and vocalist of the influential rock group
The Band. Their hit songs include 'The Weight," "The Night They
Drove Old Dixie Down," "Up On Cripple Creek" and "Ophelia." As a
solo artist, he earned a Grammy in 2008 in the category Best Tradi-
tional Folk Album for "Dirt Farmer," and again in 2009 for Best Ameri-
cana Album for his most recent album "Electric Dirt." LaMontagne
debuted on the music scene in September 2004 with the album 'Trou-
ble," featuring a cover of the Cat Stevens song by the same name that
was a hit on the charts. The lineup of the Pariah Dogs, and their al-
liance with LaMontagne, is already well-proven and familiar. Musi-
cians include Eric Heywood and Greg Leisz on guitars, Jennifer
Condos on bass and Jay Bellerose on drums.
Jingle Jangle Jazz, Saturday, Nov. 6, 7 to 11 p.m., in the Mar-
garete Heye Great Room at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth
Road. The largest charity event for abused, neglected and at-risk chil-
dren in the Tampa Bay area, Jingle Jangle Jazz will feature gourmet
tasting from some Tampa Bay restaurants, music from jazz musician
Kym Purling and a magical winter wonderland complete with snow
flurries. Reality television star and celebrity chef Robert Hesse of
"Hell's Kitchen" will host the event. There will be a silent auction fea-
turing autographed celebrity memorabilia from the Rolling Stones,
Beatles, Harry Potter cast, U2 and Johnny Depp. Cost is $125. Call
461-1231, ext. 3264.
An evening with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson, Thursday, Nov. 11, 8
p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Reserved tick-
ets range from $43.50 to $69.50 and are available at the ticket office,
by calling 791-7400 or online at www.rutheckerdhall.com or www.tick-
etmaster.com. Anderson returns to the United States with more good-
ies from the Tull back catalogue, featuring many of the acoustic tracks
from the early albums as well as some new solo material specially writ-
ten for these shows. The evening will include electric and acoustic per-
formances. Joining Anderson will be Florian Opahle on guitars, John
O'Hara, accordion and piano, David Goodier, bass guitar and Scott
Hammond on drums.
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience, Sunday, Nov. 14, 7
p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range
from $32.50 to $59.50. Limited VIP packages are $160. Call 791-7400
or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Bonham will celebrate the life and
music of his father the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bon-
ham. Timed to take place just after the 30th anniversary of his father's
passing on Sept. 25, 1980, Bonham who has teamed with Annerin
Productions, the heralded company behind The Pink Floyd Experience
and Rain, A Tribute to the Beatles is anxiously anticipating the
show's opening night. Bonham and his band will rock through Led
Zeppelin's hallowed catalog, backed by a state-of-the-art sound system
and light show to enhance the live performance onstage and to create
an awe-inspiring multimedia concert experience.
Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, Friday through Sunday,
Nov. 19-21, at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd.; and
Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Blvd. The Suncoast Dix-
ieland Jazz Classic will continue the fine tradition of Dixieland
fun in the Florida sun. The Sheraton Sand Key Resort will be
transformed into the headquarters hotel for this year's festival,
which will feature bands such as Barbary Coast Dixieland Band,
Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band, the Coast to Coast Jazz Band, Comet
Chop Suey, Dave Bennett and the Festival All-Stars, the Dixie Chaps,
the Galvanized Jazz Band, the Jerry Krahn Quartet, the Midiri Broth-
ers Jazz Band, Mighty Aphrodite, Red Lehr's Powerhouse Five, Sonny
LaRosa and America's Youngest Jazz Band and the Tarpon Springs
High School Jazz Ensemble. A weekend badge costs $100. Daily
badges for Friday and Sunday are $40. Daily badges for Satur-
day are $50. Call 536-0064 or visit www.jazzclassic.net.
Diana Ross, Saturday, Nov. 20, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111
McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $63 to $129. Call 791-7400
or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Ross will bring her More Today Than
Yesterday tour to the area, pulling out all the stops with breathtaking
costumes and stage designs, along with a live string and horn section.
The legendary icon will perform her greatest hits in a spectacular live
Doors open at 11:00, Early Bird games begin at Noon
Bright, clean, friendly environment!!
Prices for paper packs are low!! Prizes are high!!
Free donut and coffee with entry!
CHAPEL ON THE HILL, UCC
12601 Park Blvd. in Seminole
The City of St. Pete Beach proudly presents.
Concert in the Park Series
This Friday 10/29
Free and open to the public
Food and beverage sold at each concert COliC
thanks to great local vendors
"ortunato's, Paradise Grille & Sweets
mn't miss the last
ert of the season!
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7701 Boca Ciega Drive St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
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$io, $12 & $15
For ticket information go to our website
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call Kim at 727-743-7617
Buy Early We Have Reserved Seating
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Tuesday @ Outdoor Mon. Wed.
S Creekside @
Bowling Porch 7pm
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3534-B Adrian Ave., Largo 727-330-7553
Lunch Tuesday Friday 11:30-2:30 Great Food
Wed. 5pm-7pm Steak or Ribs Dinner $10 6 More
Friday Dinner, Steaks 6 More Binkt-n-Fritz
Sat,, Oct. 30th Costume Contest l Ruggiero Playing
First Sun. each month auxiliary serving breakfast 8-11
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Lunch .?8' -Diui l I4n
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and Their FAMILIES
The American Legion
THANKS YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE
and invites You to
VETERANS DAY Events
Pinellas Park Post 104
Nov 6, 12P Open House
7550 60th St. N.
Pinellas Park 544-5137
Andy Anderson Post 125
Nov 11, 1P Ceremony
6440 5th Ave. S.
St Petersburg 347-6085
Turner-Brandon Post 7
Nov 11, 11A Ceremony/OH
1760 Turner St.
St. Petersburg Post 14
Nov 11, 3P Ceremony
1520 4th St. N.
St Petersburg 894-7320
Cross Bayou Post 252
Nov 13, 12P Pig Roast
11433 Park Blvd.
Heisler-Johnson Post 119
Nov 6, Open House
130 1st Ave. SW
John G. Doran Post 158
Nov 11, 12P Ceremony/OH
111 108th Ave.
Treasure Island 363-8375
Dunedin Post 275
Nov 11, Open House
360 Wilson St.
Long Key Post 305
Nov 11, 11A Ceremony/OH
6999 Gulf Blvd.
St PeteBch 367-1596
Augustus Ruser Jr Post 273
Nov 13, 11A Boat Parade
600 American Legion Dr.
Madeira Beach 398-5680
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Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon
CLEARWATER: 3BR ON LARGE
treed, corner lot. Well maintained.
New wood floors, eat-in kitchen,
fireplace. $126,900. Janet Elwood,
Prudential Tropical Realty.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH,
Short Sale, Won't Last!
Remodeled 3BR/2BA Pool Home.
Walk To Beach. Only $267K.
Davis Suncoast Realty,
LARGO POOL HOME
2,350 sq. ft. home
on golf course,
near Taylor Park.
Open Floor Plan.
Fenced Yard, Office.
OCTOBER 31, 12-3. Immaculate
3BR waterfront pool home. 10956
92nd St., Largo. Priced at only
$149,000. Steven Chism Realty,
OPEN HOUSE LARGO
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Newly Renovated, 5BR/3BA/2CG
Complete Kitchen Remodel,
Stainless Steel Appliances,
Granite Counter Tops.
2,221 SF Heated Space,
Oversized Corner Lot.
Detached Shop or
PLUS MUCH MORE!
MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE.
13807 SUNSET DRIVE
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* and Pasco counties.
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Housing Act which makes it illegal to
advertise "any preference, limitation or
discrimination based on race, color,
religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or
national origin, or an intention, to make
such preference, limitation or
discrimination." Familial status includes
children under the age of 18 living with
parents or legal custodians; pregnant
women and people securing custody of
children under 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly
accept any advertising for real estate
which is in violation of the law. Our
readers are hereby informed that all
dwellings advertised in this newspaper
are available on an equal opportunity
basis. To complain of discrimination call
HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The
Toll-free telephone number for the
hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.
BEACHFRONT HOME, 4BR/3BA
Plus Office, Unfurnished, New
Windows, Spacious Big Lot, Some
Upgrades, Freshly Painted,
$4,000/Mo. Liz, Executive Inc.,
440 West Condos, 2BR/2BA Split
w/Garage, Gulf-front! 16th Floor
$329,900. Florida Dreams Real
Estate, Rebecca Henry,
CLEARWATER BEACH: Beach-
front home, next to public access.
750 EIDorado Ave. $1,200,000.
John Doran Realty. (727)461-9142
2 Bedroom, 1,500 sq. ft., garage,
deeded boat slip
Overlooks IC waterway
Beach Place One Real Estate
Sales & Rentals
BUY WHILE PRICES ARE AT
AN ALL-TIME LOW!
2BR/2BA, 1,056 sq. ft.
Beautiful 3rd floor, corner.
Lake view, remodeled, 55+,
No land lease! $64,900
2BR/2BA 1,056 sq. ft.
Ground-floor, end unit, 55+
Water View, Sunroom,
Pet Bldg., $52,000
1BR/1BA, 1,012 sq. ft.
2nd fl., 55+, Pool & Lake
View from sunroom! $34,900
Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp.
Lynn Evans, Realtor
A PRISTINE, CLEAN, NEWLY
Renovated 2BR/1BA. Park-Like
Setting. Move-In Ready. 55+ Com-
plex. Close To Every Conven-
ience. $33,900. (727)391-9235,
CHATEAUX DE BARDMOOR
2BR, Garage, Granite, Oak Floors,
Formal Dining Room, New Hurri-
cane Windows, Screened Lanai,
Move-In Ready. (727)394-4926,
IRB: Prestigious Dolphin Reef
Beautifully Remodeled, Gulf front.
First Offering @Only $447K. Davis
Suncoast Realty, (727)595-7592.
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY
Lakeview of Largo
South Oleander Bldg., #7221.
Indian Rocks Road, West on
Rosemary Lane or Walsingham
Road to North on 143rd St.
FOUNTAIN VIEW FROM THE
Crown Molding, Laminate Floor-
ing, with enclosed porch, W/D
Hook-up, Carport, Walk to
Banks, Shopping, Restaurants
and 1 mile to BEACH. $119,900.
Call Mary "Lee" Rades,
Eagle Crest Realty,
OPEN HOUSE: CLEARWATER,
1655 South Highland Avenue,
#D244. 2BR/2BA, 55+, $85,000.
Open 12-4, Saturday & Sunday.
LARGO: PENTHOUSE GREENS
Golf Condo, End Unit. 3BR/2BA,
New Decor, Pantry, 7 Closets,
1,820SF, Pool, Clubhouse, Cvd.
Parking. $189K. (727)631-1997
Sales & Rentals
Robert G. Castles, PA, Broker
Nice Selection of Water-view Con-
dos from $200,000 to $249,900.
Shipwatch Realty. (727)596-6508.
BARDMOOR: 2BR/2BA VILLA
With Garage, Florida Room, Pool,
Rec., Washer/ Dryer. Great Buy!!
$102,000. Glen Webb,
(727)515-4443. C-21 Top Sales.
Renovated 1 BR, Seminole, 55+.
A/C, W/D, Carport, Florida Rm.
Half Block To Buses, Shopping,
Dining, Doctors, Dentists. $4K.
COME SEE THE DIFFERENCE!
Sawgrass Lake Estates, 55+.
3035 66th Ave. N., St. Petersburg.
Activities, Pool, Shuffleboard.
Homes From $500.
SUGAR CREEK, LARGO
2BR/2BA, Carport, W/D, 24'x48'.
New: Roof-over, wood floor, car-
pet, appliances. 55+. Lot rent
LARGO: 5 STAR, 55+. 24'x44',
2BR/2BA, Hardwood Floors, New
A/C, Enclosed Florida Room.
RANCHERO VILLAGE: LARGO,
55+ Nice, Pet Friendly Park. SW,
2BR/1BA. $5,900. (727)798-7816.
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WANTED: MOBILE HOMES!
Must Be Under 50 Feet And
Moveable. Less Than $3,000.
Call Michelle (727)657-2104
or Even (813)789-8331.
HARD-TO-FIND B4 ZONING
property for sale or lease on High-
way 484 in South Marion County.
4,700SF building on one acre.
Great for church, clubs, meetings,
etc. For info, contact Realtor An-
thony White. (352)547-3137.
RV SPOT FOR RENT ON
Hutchinson Island. Beach access,
heated pool, tennis court, marina
with boat slips. Great area, great
CAVENDER CREEK CABINS
Dahlonega, North Georgia Moun-
tains. 1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Cabins
with Hot Tubs. Take virtual tour at
www.CavenderCreek.com. or call
GEORGIA CRAWFORD CO, 85
acres, $1,125/ac. Where will you
hunt this season? Other tracts
available. St. Regis Paper Co.
NC MOUNTAIN LAND: MOUN-
tain top tract. 2.6 acres, private,
large public lake five mins. away.
Owner must sell, only $25,500.
NORTH CAROLINA MTNS: Mild
four seasons! E-Z to finish log
cabin shell w/loft, includes 1.1 acs,
$89,900. Mountain & waterfront
homesites, $29K-$99K. E-Z bank
financing. Call (828)247-9966
SOUTH CAROLINA: TWO ACS.
in the Santee, Cooper Lake area.
Near 1-95. Beautiful building tract,
$19,900. Ask about easy financ-
ing, low payments. Call owner:
TENNESSEE MTNS: 435 ACS.
Timber, creek, river, natural gas
well, springs, city water, utilities,
trails. $1,800/ac. Two tracts possi-
ble. Good hunting. No state in-
come tax. Call (888)836-8439.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: Galax
area. Six acres on river, great fish-
ing, private, reduced! $59,500.
Call owner now! (866)275-0442.
Gardens Of Meditation, Block K,
Lot 17, Lawn Crypt. $2,500.
LARGO DUPLEX Side-by-Side
Renovated, Tile Floors,
C/H/A,W/D Hook-ups, Small
Pet OK. Section-8 welcome.
JUST REDUCED RENT!!!
SEMINOLE 2BR/1BA DUPLEX,
New Tile, Paint. W/D Hook-up,
Ample Parking. Section 8 Wel-
come. $675/Mo. (727)565-6994.
SUNSET BEACH: 1BR APT.
$675/Month, Includes Cable.
WEST ST. PETE
5 Minutes To Beach. Updated
1BR Condo, Pool. $525/Month.
Don Taylor, Realty Executives.
CHEAP APARTMENTS! FROM
$500/mo. Millions of rentals na-
tionwide. Low income and luxury
at discounted rates. Call now!
FALL AT THE BEACH!
Cozy, Clean Cottages.
1-2BR: $290/week & up.
Steps to Beach. Pet Friendly.
BELLEAIR: 1BR/1BA, Large,
quiet backyard, 2 miles from
Beach. Walk to HealthSouth
BELLEAIR 2BR/2BA/I1CG, NICE!
Clean & Spacious. Large Sunroom
604 Mehlenbacher Rd. $895/Mo.
(Discounted rent). (727)586-2412.
BELLEAIR 3BR/2BA/1 CG.
Front porch, fenced yard, close to
beach. $850/Month. 626 Belleair
Bluffs Subdivision. Beautiful
4BR/3BA/2CG Executive Home.
Pool, Fireplace, Oversized lot,
Privacy Fence, Cul-de-sac.
Available February. $1,950/month
+ deposit. Penny, (727)459-0980.
2 car carport, plus In-law apart-
ment, pool, fireplace, fenced yard.
CLEARWATER: Hillcrest Ave. S.
Repainted, 2BR/1BA, Walk-in
Closets, W/D Hook-up, Fenced
Yard. C/H/A. $700/Month.
Across Pinellas. 3/2s, 4/2s, 5/2s,
starting from the $900s. Family
LARGO, 1720 IDLE DR.
2BR/2BA/2CG, family room, Flor-
ida room. $1,100/mo. Petless.
First, last, deposit. (727)480-3452.
LARGO: 3BR/2BA, 1,700 SF, Ce-
ramic Tile, Laundry Rm. Shed, Fl.
Rm. Pets OK. $950/Mo. +Dep.
7168 59th St., 2BR/2BA, new
paint, new carpet, utility room.
+Family Room. Newly remodeled,
1,300 SF, nonsmoking, pet
considered, fenced. $1,200/Month.
SEMINOLE: TWO BEAUTIFUL
HOMES NEAR SCHOOLS.
3BR/2BA/2CG, Tile floors, fenced
yard, pets OK. $1,300 and
9949 51ST AVENUE NORTH,
Bay Pines Estates. Available
12/1/10. 3BR/2BA/1CG, fenced
yard, pet okay w/$200 nonrefund-
able deposit. $1,200/month
+$1,000 security. (727)501-3208.
Furnished & Unfurn. 2BR/1 BA,
2BR/2BA, Rent Negotiable. Pool,
Clubhouse, Walk To Mall.
VILLA MILAN: ON LAKE
Seminole, 2BR/2BA, Great Views,
2nd Floor. $825/Mo. 1st/Last/Se-
curity. Best Beach Rentals.
55+, Pool, Washer/ Dryer.
$1,000/Month. W/S/G & Cable
Incl. Glen Webb, (727)515-4443.
C-21 Top Sales.
SPACIOUS BELLEAIR 1BR/1BA.
Condo. Many Amenities, $725/Mo.
Call For Viewing, (727)480-1055.
BAY PINES: 55+, 2BR/2BA,
1,200 SF, Just Renovated. Pool,
Clubhouse, $800/Month, Includes
W/S/G & Cable. Available 12/1/10.
No Pets. (727)239-8884.
BELLEAIR: 2BR/2BA, Extra
Nice, 1,200 SF, 1st Floor. Covered
Parking, New Carpet & Paint.
Pool. $800/Month, Includes Water.
No Pets. Call Dean,
COVE CAY 2BR/2BA, Upgrades,
Ground Floor, Covered Parking,
Gated/ Guarded, W/D. Cat Okay.
DUNEDIN SECTION 8 OK
1BR/1BA. 55+, Petless.
$650/Month, includes water,
cable, trash. Covered parking,
pool, clubhouse. (727)641-4894,
SEMINOLE: 2BR/2BA, TOTALLY
Remodeled. Living/ Dining Room,
Eat-in Kitchen, W/D, Pool, Spa,
Carport. $785/Mo. (727)482-9139.
SHIPWATCH: 2BR/2BA (2 Units
Available). Ask About FREE Rent!
Walk To Beach. Pools & Tennis.
$1,200/Mo. Shipwatch RIty. Inc.
LARGO, 55+. 2BR/2BA, End
Unit, Carport, Porch, Pool. Beach
Nearby. Unfurn., $698/Mo. Fur-
nished, $798/Mo. (727)812-1712.
SEMINOLE/ LARGO, Bent Tree,
Remodeled 2BR/2BA. All Ages.
W/D Hook-ups. $795/Mo. First,
Last, Security. (727)251-1995.
2BR, W/S/G Incl. $650/Mo. +$350
Security. Section 8 OK. Close To
Move in today!
Studio apts. starting @$185/week.
Open 24/7. No credit check. No
security deposit. Free local phone
calls. Pets okay. (727)446-6560.
MADEIRA BEACH. Intracoastal
Quiet neighborhood. 1BR/1BA,
$890/mo., includes W/D, utilities.
SEMINOLE. 8423 SEMINOLE
Blvd. 1BR/BA. $795/month,
2BR/1BA $945/mo. +Deposit.
NICE! 2BR Includes W/D. Both in-
clude Super Cable. No pets, No
SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+.
1BR Standard, All New, Unfurn.,
$550/Mo. 1BR Deluxe, Unfurn.,
$695/Mo. 2BR/1BA, $700/Mo.
Winter Rentals Available.
Robert G. Castles, P.A., Broker.
1BR/1BA, QUIET, SHADY,
Walk to Shopping. Largo Garden
Apartments, 817 2nd Ave. N.W.,
BELLEAIR BLUFFS, COLONIAL
Bluffs Apts. 1&2BRs. Walk to In-
tracoastal, Shopping, Dining.
Overlooking Pool & Courtyard.
2942 West Bay Dr.
Near Beach, Shopping, Restau-
rants. 1BR/1BA, C/H/A, Ceramic
Tile, Vertical Blinds, Carport,
BELLEAIR BLUFFS: 2BR/1BA,
Clean & Quiet, Inside Laundry,
Carport. Cats OK. $750/Mo. Incl.
BELLEAIR GREENS APTS.
2BR units on Biltmore Golf
Course. Newly renovated. Across
from police, rec center. Starting
BELLEAIR PLACE APTS.
Month Of October
$299 Gets You In!
MUST HURRY WHILE THEY LAST!
(Offer Only Good On A Few Seled Apts.)
Look & Lease, We'll
Waive Application Fee!
Spacious & Affordable,
Two & Three Bedrooms
Just Minutes To The Beach!
Featuring 2 Full Baths, W/D
Connections Or W/D
Rentals, Designer Kitchens,
Built-in Microwaves, Walk-in
Closets, Pool, Fitness Cen-
ter, 2 Playgrounds & More!
CENTRAL LARGO: 2BR Duplex,
Excellent Condition, C/H/A,
Smoke Free. Credit Check.
CENTURY OAKS IN LARGO
Affordable, Luxury, 2BRs, From
$850/Month. ONLY 2 LEFT!
W/S/G, Cable Included. Russell
Property Mgmt. (727)420-7822.
* 2/1.5 Condo, Ground Floor, Gated, Beach ..................... $850
* 3/2/2 House, Pool, Dock. Wide-Water View .................. $1,950
* 4/3/3 Single Family Home, Wide Water View, Pool, Dock. Luxury ...$7,000
TOTAL REALTY SERVICES, INC.
T Darren Sudnick, Realtor ,
| 13030 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708 E RA
(727) 393-2534 e 1-800-950-2534 www.trsinc.com
CLEARWATER ON PINELLAS
Trail. Updated kitchen, end unit.
2BR/1BA, tile floors, pool, laun-
dry. Includes W/S/T. $700/Month.
Section 8 OK. (727)781-7665.
W/D Hook-ups. Includes W/S/G.
Small Pet Okay. Nonsmoker.
Clear Harbor Apts.
11240 U.S. Hwy19 N.,
Clearwater, FL 33764
$299 2 BEDROOM
$719/Mo. For A
Spacious, Stylish Apartment.
Close To Everywhere
You Need To Be!
Featuring 2 Full Baths,
W/D Connections, Gourmet
Kitchens, Walk-In Closets,
Pool & Fitness Center.
Call Now For Details
LARGO 1BR, PETLESS,
$500/mo. includes utilities, annual.
Background/ credit check req. Call
LARGO: 1BR, $400/MO., LARGE
2BR, $675/Mo. Includes Water.
Renovated. Nice Neighborhood.
Petless. References. Annual.
LARGO'S BEST Kept Secret
Beautiful Lake-View Apts.
Mile To Beaches. Pool, Hot Tub,
Tennis, Boating, Fishing,
Paddle Boats, More! Util. Incl.
Move-In Special Only $299.
LARGO, 1 BEDROOM, $140/WK.
Clearwater Efficiency, $425/Mo.,
624 Woodlawn. Dunedin Room,
$75/WNVk. Call (727)586-2412 or
LARGO, EAST BAY/ US 19
LIKE NEW, BEAUTIFUL, Upscale,
Quiet 1BR/1BA, 2nd Floor
Walk-Up. Free Water. $575/Mo.
NO PETS. (727)461-1177.
LARGO: 4TH AVE. NW: Cozy,
1BR/1BA, Quiet Area. $495/Mo.
+1st/ Last/ Security. Best Beach
LARGO: VERY CLOSE TO
Transportation, Shopping, Hosp-
ital. 1BR/1BA, $600/month,
2BR/1BA, $675/month, 2BR/2BA,
1 & 2 Bedroom Apts.
Small pets welcome
Next door to
Largo's Brand New
SEMINOLE: 55+, 1BR/1BA, ALL
NEW Kitchen, Bath, Carpet, Tile,
Paint. Great Location, Amenities.
$650/Month. Incl. W/S/G, Cable.
175. Unfurn. Apartment
S.W. LARGO: LG. 1BR/1BA,
Quiet. Laundry on Premises.
Petless. $500/mo., $400 security.
Yearly lease. (727)595-2228. Last
FALL AT THE BEACH
Cozy, Clean Cottages.
1-2BR: $290/week & up.
Steps to Beach. Pet Friendly.
2BR/2BA & 1BR/1BA.
Nice. Furnished. Petless.
Large Patio. Reasonable Rates.
Available Now. (813)973-7105.
Live the Florida Dream!
Just steps from the beach
Large 1 bedroom, 1 bath $920
Bright, clean 2 bdrm, 2 bath $1,000
Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath $1,125
Free: Cablevision, Pest Control, A/C Filters,
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8B Classifieds Beacon, October 28, 2010
I BUY DIABETIC TEST STRIPS,
sealed, unexpired major brands.
Five box minimum. Easy, free to
send me. Call and learn how to
get Top Dollar. (800)979-8200.
SELL YOUR DIABETES Test
Strips: Any Kind/Any Brand. Unex-
pired. Pay up to $16.00 per box.
Shipping paid. Call (800)267-9895
WANTED: OLD JAPANESE Mot-
torcycles. Kawasaki Z1-900
(KZ900) 1972-1976, KZ1000
(1976-1980), KZ1000R (1982,
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CB750 (1969-1975), Suzuki
GS400, GT380. Cash paid. Free
Nationwide pick-up. Call
WE BUY DIABETIC Test Strips.
New, Sealed, and Unexpired
Boxes. We pay for Shipping and
Pay the Most! Small and Large
Quantities wanted. Call
(877)707-4289 or visit website
WOMAN'S COMPLETE GOLF
Club Set, Power Glide Titianium
Fusion. Everything included. Used
twice, $250. (727)565-6009.
FOUND: LIGHT ORANGE, NEU-
tered and declawed male cat, Oct.
8th, in vicinity of 131st St. & 102nd
Ave, Seminole. (727)593-2534.
MALTI-POO SM. SIZE, FEMALE,
5 Months. Fluffy White, Tail
docked, non-shed. Shots com-
pleted. $355. (727)544-0229.
LARGE POND FORM FOR
backyard pond. Asking $75.
MEDICAL MOTOR SCOOTER
Pride Victory. Runs, needs axle
bearing on one wheel. $300,
COMPRESSOR 60 GALLON
6.5 HP, A.O. Smith motor, $300,
RADIAL ARM SAW 10", 115 Volt,
Plug & Go. Cross cut wood, head
turns for ripping length, tilts for
compound mitres. $95, OBO.
NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS
LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34"
in diameter, mills boards 28" wide.
Automated quick-cycle sawing in-
creases efficiency up to 40%!
(800)661-7746, x300N or visit
METAL ROOFING & Steel Build-
ings. Save $$, buy direct from
manufacturer. 20 colors in stock,
with trim & access. 4 profiles in 26
ga. panels. Carports, horse barns,
shop ports. Completely turnkey
jobs. All Steel Buildings, Gibson-
ton, FL. Call (800)331-8341.
JAYCO, 2005 TRAILER.
Jayfeather. Weighs only 4,000 Ibs.
Tow w/SUV. 1 slider, full bed/bath,
kitchen. Great condition. $11,000.
TRAVEL TRAILER SERVICE ON
Brakes, Axles, Bearings, Tires &
Electrical Work. O'Dell Trailers,
$$$ CASH NOW $$$.
Top Dollar Paid For Clean, Quality
Cars, Trucks, Vans, SUVs.
Quality Used Vehicles. Many 1
owner. LOW mileage new car
trades. LOW cash prices!
FORD 1993 ESCORT WAGON,
1.9 Standard. Runs Well, Good
Condition. $1,000 OBO. Seminole
TOYOTA 2002 CAMRY XLE,
Gray exterior/ leather seats, only
79,000 miles. Excellent condition,
CHRYSLER 2006 TOWN AND
Country Wheelchair Van. 10" Low-
ered Floor With Ramp. Call Ben,
2008 HUAW EAGLE, 149cc
motorscooter, autographed by
Mike Alstott, rarely ridden, 95
miles, $750, OBO. (727)421-3569.
SELLING OR TRADING?
I Will Pay More Than
Trade-in On Good, Clean,
Harold Corey, Auto Broker
CASH FOR CARS
We come to YOU!
1998 and newer- MOST $$
run/not run. **(727)493-5302**
Hillsborough & Pinellas
JUNK OR USED
Honest, Free Towing.
$250 to $5,000.
LOOKING FOR Mercury Grand
Marquis, 2009-2010, In Excellent
Condition w/Very Low Miles. No
UP TO $500 FOR JUNK CARS,
Trucks, Vans. Free Pick Up.
No Lies. (727)458-7710,
WE BUY CARS
Any Condition. Top Dollar Paid
+ a 4 Day, 3 Night Vacation.
(813)410-9067 or (727)565-9320
DONATE VEHICLE, Receive
$1,000 Grocery Coupon. Noah's
Arc. Support No-Kill Shelters; Re-
search to Advance Veterinary
Treatments. Free Towing, Tax De-
ductible. Non-Runners Accepted.
DONATE YOUR CAR, Truck or
Boat to Heritage for the Blind.
Free 3-day vacation, tax deducti-
ble, free towing. All paperwork
taken care of. Call (866)905-3801.
DONATE YOUR VEHICLE: Receive
$1,000 Grocery Coupon. United
Breast Cancer Foundation. Free
Mammograms and Breast Cancer
info. Free towing, tax deductible,
non-runners accepted. Call
810. Auto Sales
Call Early to Place
Your Classified Ad
Suncoast Marine Installations
Power Poles, Trolling Motors, Jack
Plates, Live Wells, Pumps, Steer-
ing And Controls, Electronics,
Trailers, Electrical Repairs.
BOATS: 1000s FOR SALE!
Reaching six million homes
weekly throughout Florida. Tide
charts, broker profiles, fishing cap-
tains, dockside dining and more.
2 WET SLIPS FOR RENT
From 25'-55'. Sail Or Power. From
$7.55 A Foot (727)641-6465
Complete Boat Repairs.
Volvo-Penta, etc. Electrical
and Engine Repair or
Replacement! Mercury and
BOAT TRAILER SERVICE ON
Brakes, Axles, Bearings, Tires &
Much More. O'Dell Trailers, Largo,
TO PLACE YOUR
Ranchero Village Women's Club.
Sunday, November 14th,
12pm-3:30pm. 7100 Ulmerton Rd,
(Hacienda Clubhouse). Crafts,
Jewelry, Baked Goods, More.
Anona United Methodist Women
& Global Hands Of Healing. Sat,.
Nov. 6th, 8am-2pm. 13233 Indian
Rocks Road, Largo. Household,
Christmas, Jewelry, Books, Nuts,
Clothing, Shoes, Baby Items,
BELLEAIR, ALL KINDS OF
Power tools, lawnmower, furniture,
kitchen items, fishing tackle, boat-
ing items. Great Sale. 654 Meh-
lenbacher. Friday & Saturday, Oc-
tober 29th & 30th.
An Unusual Thrift Shop Full Of
Fine Things. Friday & Saturday,
8AM-12PM, 12601 Park Blvd.
Seminole. (727)391-2919. We
Accept Donations And Drop Offs
As Well. firstname.lastname@example.org
8497 Jacaranda Ave., Seminole.
Lots Of Furniture, Jacuzzi, Solar
Water Heater & More.
wood bunk beds, toys, kids' stuff.
Sat., 8-2. 2247 Euclid Circle N.,
Andy's Air. Inc
DEAL DIRECTLY WITH THE
Owner And Save! Honest,
Andy's Air, Inc. (727)447-1903.
BAVER'S HEAT & A/C
Professional, Honest Service At
Affordable Rates. Free 2nd
Htg. & A/C. CAC1816535
Repairs, Service, Sales.
We Can Stop Your Ducts
From Leaking! (727)528-1227
Best Prices in Pinellas County
Carr Air Conditioning
& Heating, Inc.
Repair & Service, All Brands.
Call the Co. You Can Trust!
Senior & Veterans' Discounts
Cooling & Heating
Sales Service Installation
*Free Second Opinion*
Committed to Excellence.
Since 1953. 24/7 Service. All
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It's Hard To Stop A Trane'
HALE'S A/C SERVICE INC.
Reliable, Same-Day Service
On All Brands. Free Est. On
$19 SERVICE CALL
All Makes. Authorized Trane
Dealer. Why Pay More? Rick's Air
ADVERTISE IN OVER 100 Pa-
pers throughout Florida. Advertis-
ing Networks of Florida. Put us to
work for you! (866)224-9233 or
KIMMIES APPLIANCE SVC.
A pleasant experience. In-home
repair services. 5-Star customer
Same-day service. Credit cards
ALL WOOD Cabinets, Counter-
tops. Reface/ Replace. Free
Estimates, Computer Design.
30-yrs. #C9055. (727)391-0959.
Complete Custom Cabinets:
Kitchens, Baths. Low Rates, Free
Estimates, All Work Guaranteed.
#C-8910. Call (727)367-1450.
Don Bolam Enterprises, Inc.
Carpentry, Refacing, Repairs,
Doors, Moldings, etc.
42 yrs. in Pinellas. (727)443-3811.
CROWN MOLDING, REMODEL,
Trim, Doors, Decks, Cabinets,
Kitchens & Baths. 30 Years Exp.
#C9294, Insured. (727)346-4361.
CARPET, TILE, UPHOLSTERY
Spotting, deodorizer, pet odor
treatment. ROTOVAC Profes-
sional. Pressure cleaning avail-
able. (727)331-0855. Lic/Ins.
FLAWLESS CARPET CARE
25 YEARS EXPERIENCE in
carpet, upholstery, tile and grout
cleaning. Call (727)596-1040.
CARPET REPAIRS BY TOM
Over 30-Years' Exp. in Pinellas.
Installation Available. Free Est.
Repairs, Re-stretches. Wood
Laminate, Carpet, Tile. Sales/
Service. Credit-cards accepted
Removal & Re-Texturing.
Give Your Home A Fresh,
B.B.B. Accredited Business.
*Water Damage Repair
Job completed in
one day with 'no mess'!
Lic. #CRC-1326471 Bonded,
Insured, Free Est.
Water Damage, Upgrades,
Repairs. 35 years. Prompt And
Bowes Expert Ceramic Tile
Company. Bathroom Remodeling
Specialists! "We install every-
thing." Pinellas-Family Owned, 30
years. Insured. Lic#C-6341. Kevin
or Mike: (727)946-8281.
BOB COTRONE TILE, INC.
Bathroom Remodel Specialist.
Quality Work Guaranteed!
C-7922. Call Bob, (727)423-3754
DEAN'S CUSTOM TILE, Inc.
Specializing in Remodeling,
Floors, Kitchens, Backsplashes,
Repairs. C-5823. (727)546-6670.
HUSBAND & WIFE TEAM
Low, Low Prices!! Repairs/ New
Installations. #C5760. VISA/MC.
WHY WAIT? Ceramic Life-style
If CLEAN Is What You Want,
CLEAN Is What You Get,
When You Call Georgette.
A DEPENDABLE CLEANING
Service. Detailed Work. Houses,
Apartments, Condos. Beaches,
Belleair, Seminole, Largo. Refer-
ences, Exper'd. (727)422-4550.
Meticulous, Diligent. 15 Years'
Exp. Dependable, Trustworthy. If
you want the job done right, call
'We Clean Above The Rest"
Snowbirds. Competitive Rates.
CLEANBEST, FAMILY OWNED,
Insured. Commercial/ Residential.
100% Clean Right Everytime.
Betty & Bira, (727)593-7146.
Low Cost Professional House
Cleaning. Hourly/ Flat Rates Avail-
able. Bonded, Insured. Emily,
Excellent references. Reliable,
flexible and a pet lover.
Husband & Wife Cleaning Team
Homes & Offices. Top-To-Bottom
Cleaning. Move-Outs, Foreclo-
sures. Bonded, References.
Cleaning Couple, Mature and
Experienced. Small and Large
Homes, Offices. Free Estimates.
References. Available 7 Days.
POLISH LADY WILL CLEAN
Your Home. Excellent References,
Good Prices! Free Estimates. Call
SUPERIOR CLEANING Services
Inc. Bonded and Insured. Resi-
dential, foreclosures, move-in/ out,
commercial. Honest, professional,
superior work. FREE Estimates.
Call Lynn, (727)565-9280.
TERESA'S TOUCH Professional
House Cleaning. Flat Affordable
Rates. Honest & Reliable. Good
The Ultimate Housekeeper
Speaks English. Insured &
Bonded. Will Get The Job Done.
$25 In-Home Service.
David Archer, 366-6354.
In-Home Services: Internet
Security, Training, Data Recovery,
Free Estimates! Pick-up &
Delivery Available! Virus/Spyware
Removal, Data Recovery,
Wireless. BUY, SELL, TRADE
Sr., Military, Teacher Discounts.
Just Call, "WE FIX IT ALL!"
Serving Pinellas County
Virus Removal, Data Recovery,
Laptop Repair, Security,
Picture, Audio, Video
14219 Walsingham Rd., Suite Q
HELP PROTECT YOURSELF
from Identity Theft with LifeLock.
Call now! Free Document Shred-
der with enrollment. Use Promo
Code: Shredder. (888)457-9022.
CONCRETE 'N BLOCK
State Certified Contractor.
#CGC036131. Quality Work,
Complete Concrete, Block &
Paver Work. Driveways,
Sidewalks, Patios. Residential/
Commercial. David Will,
MIKE QUARANTO Concrete Inc.
20+ Yrs. Exp. Quality Service.
Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks.
#C-5640. Call (727)398-5160.
Driveways, Pool Decks, Patios,
Sidewalks, Color Sealers, Acrylics,
Pressure Cleaning. Clay Venable.
LOCAL LICENSED Building
Contractor, CBC1252282. Doors,
A Full Service listing@
Patio Door Repair Specialist
"I Get Them Sliding Again"
No Installations. Angie's List
2007-2008 Super Service Award!
CUSTOM DRAPERIES &
Valances, Bedding, Cushions,
Shades. Your Fabric Or Ours.
Since 1981. (727)397-5708.
B. BLEVINS DRYWALL
No Job Too Small! Water Dam-
age, Ceilings, Texturing. Painting.
Free Estimates. #C-7872/lns.
Affordable Quality Work
24-Hour Service. Free Est.
Senior Discount. #ER0009230
STEVEN HOBBS ELECTRIC, INC.
B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS.
We Have The Solution! All Electri-
cal Repairs/Installs. "Fuses to
Breakers!" Senior Discounts!
ALL WORK DONE BY OWNER.
Repairs, Service Calls, Remodel.
Barnes Electric. Since 1980.
NO JOB TOO SMALL!
Free Estimates. All Electrical.
Licensed & Insured. EC0001509.
Rewires, Repairs, Upgrades. 24/7
Emergency Service. LOW Rates!!
Since 1986. Insured.
**$28 OFF REPAIR**
Same Day Service
We Specialize In Electrical
Repairs, Troubleshooting, New
Installs. No Job Too Small!
ER0013140. Insured. Visa/MC
Military/ Senior Discounts.
All Calls Answered.
For All Your Wiring Or Service
Needs. Generators, Panel
Upgrades, Circuits Added,
Remodeling, Marina & Dock
Wiring. #EC13001284. For FAST
Service Call (727)530-5041.
Repair, Refinishing, Stripping.
Specializing In Caning.
Don't Buy New, "Renew!"
Free Estimates. (727)439-7324.
Installations/ Repairs. I Fix It Or
It's Free!! C-8821/Ins. Advanced
Garage Doors, (727)585-3525.
Gutters, Soffit, Fascia, Siding,
Screening, Patios, Cages,
Awnings, Windows. Satisfaction
Guaranteed. #C9302. Charles
Barnett, Inc. (727)528-2449.
ABLE HANDYMAN MIKE
Many Skills, From St. Pete
Fix, Replace Or Create
HANDY ANDY HOME SERVICE
All Types Minor Home Repair.
Experienced, Professional, Eco-
nomically Priced. (727)459-0010.
Skilled Men Looking For Work.
Interior or Exterior. Basic Labor.
"LET GEORGE DO IT!"
Retired contractor, ready to do
small repairs for you. Homes &
Mobiles, 40+ years' experience.
MACK'S HANDYMAN SERVICE
35+ Years' Exp. Reliable, Honest.
Insured. All Minor Repairs. Free
MIKE'S HANDYMAN SERVICE
Minor Home Repairs, Lawn
Clean-up, Trimming, Hauling,
Pressure Washing. 25-Yrs.' Exp.
RETIRED HOME BUILDER.
All Kinds Of Minor Repairs,
Everything To "Everythink".
Can-Do Attitude! Leon,
Water Damage Repairs, Painting,
Carpentry, Tile. European Crafts-
man. Excellent References. Fall
AJ'S AFFORDABLE HAULING.
Brush, Trash, Clean-Ups, Drop-Off
Service. We Haul It All! Free Esti-
Clean Up, Clear Out, Any Size
Job. Fast, Reliable, Fair. Free Est.
BETZ BUILDING Contractors,
Inc. All Phases Of Work. 35-Yrs.'
Local Experience. CGC036272
J&K REMODELING CO.
Affordable, Quality Remodels &
Rehabs. Call Today For Free
MOISTURE BARRIERS, FIX
Cracked Walls, Foundation repair.
Specializing in settling problems.
Jim Purdue, CRC058402
R.J. PATE CONTRACTING
Repair, Remodel, Update
Kitchens, baths, windows, doors
Free Estimates. CRC-1326585.
KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING
cles Custom Cabinets grB
list (Replace/Reface) t
Floor/Wall Coverings, Countertops,
Custom Vanities, Tile,
Tub To Shower Conversions
Call for your FREE Estimate
New kitchen under $3,995, in-
cludes 12 all-wood cabinets, gran-
ite tops, SS sink and installa-
tion. Visit our beautiful showroom
@4424 US 19 N., St. Pete, or call
Sod, Palms, Mulch, Stone,
Planting, Decorative Patios/
Walks. Paver Maintenance.
& LAWN SERVICE
Sod, Tree Trimming, Clean-Up.
Free Estimates. Fully Licensed,
Insured. se habla Espanol.
AV PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
Landscaping, Tree & Sod Services
Prompt, Affordable. Free Esti-
LANDSCAPING YOU CAN
Afford. Stone Patios, Palms,
Planting, Sodding, Clean-ups,
Tree/Palm, Hedge Trimming,
STEVE'S FULL SERVICE
Landscaping, Lawn Care, Tree
Trimming, Clean-ups. Enhancing
Curb Appeal! Free Estimates.
A LAWN SERVICE YOU CAN
AFFORD! From $55/Mo. Hedge,
Tree, Palm Trimming, Leaf Rak-
ing, Clean-Ups. (727)319-8195.
Lawn Maintenance, Landscape &
Design. Complete Property Clean-
Ups. Free Estimates. Reliable,
EBEL LAWN CARE
Company. Competitive Rates.
Call (727)586-5617 Or Visit
Professional, Residential Lawn
Maintenance, Hedge Trimming,
Clean-Ups. Reasonable Rates,
Free Est. Ed, (727)639-3596.
GULF COAST MOWERS
Dependable Year-Round Lawn
Care. Licensed & Insured, Free
Est. Call Rus, (727)644-2091.
HENRY'S LAWN SERVICE
Mow, Edge, Trim & Clean-Ups.
Free Est. Lic. /Ins. (727)688-4141.
TIRED OF PAYING High Prices?
Quality Work At Reasonable
Rates! Diego's Lawn Care,
Soffit, Fascia, Siding, Gutters,
Screening, Patios, Cages,
Awnings, Windows. Satisfaction
Guaranteed. #C9302. Charles
Barnett, Inc. (727)528-2449.
A-2-Z MOVING, INC.
24' Box Truck. Est. Pinellas, 1986.
Local/ Statewide. FL#IM660. Free
Homes, Offices, Condos. Large or
Small. Furniture, Appliance
Local Mover. IM-1034.
DOUG'S HOURLY MUSCLE! 10
FREE Wardrobe Boxes w/Move.
Family Owned. Muscle With
Hustle!! #IM410. (727)545-9332.
EXPRESS LONG DISTANCE
Moving to New York, New Eng-
land and all states in between.
Customer Rated A+. Free esti-
mates and friendly service. Relo-
cation Specialists. Call
Our Classified Dept. is
currently running great
advertising specials in:
REAL ESTATE SALES
REAL ESTATE RENTALS
ARTICLES FOR SALE
AUTO & BOAT SALES
Call our Classified advisers
today for more details.
Deadline is noon on Mondays.
1 (727) 397-5563 Q
NEWSPAP E RS
BEACON LEADER BEE CITIZEN
To Place An Ad Call 397-5563 Fax 399-2042
24 Hour Classifieds www.tbnweekly.com
Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m.
Line Ads, Monday-Noon
CUSTOM CABINETS & TRIM
SPECIAL Crown Molding on Sale $6.00 per foot*
Also Specializing in Kitchen Cabinets and Built-in Furniture
*Up to 5 5" Crown Molding Lic #C9627
HALLOWEEN GARAGE SALE!
Thursday, Friday, Saturday,
9:00AM 2:00PM. 14781 Semi-
nole Trail, Tara Cay North. Scare-
crow people. Microwave, linens,
fabric, household, Army, golf
items, Christmas decorations. An-
tiques, collectibles. Lots more!
Saturday, Oct. 30th, 8am-3pm.
Something for everyone! 137th St.
& Oakhurst Rd. (Between Pine-
crest & Joyce Dr.) Largo.
LAKE SEMINOLE VILLAGE
Saturday, Oct. 30, 8am-3pm.
102nd Ave. & 97th St. North.
NAUTICAL & LAND LUBBERS
Saturday October 30th, 9:00-3:00.
Buy or Sell. Seafarer Marine Sup-
ply, 12950 Walsingham Road.
November 4th, 5th, 9am-4pm,
November 6th, 8:30am-l1am,
Holy Cross Parish Center, 7851
54th Ave. N., St. Petersburg.
SEMINOLE! Furniture, Tools,
Household. Saturday, Sunday,
Oct. 30-31. 7AM-3PM. 11400 79th
Ave. N. Many Bargains!
Professional Services 9B
Beacon, October 28, 2010
BURKE PAINTING CO.
Lic. #C-4641. When Quality &
Price Both Matter!
Int. /Ext. Painting &
Deck/ Paver Sealing.
We Want To Work For You!
(727)397-2284 Available 24/7.
A. BOYD FARMER. FAMILY
Business, 30+ Yrs. Residential &
Commercial. NO JOB TOO
SMALL! 2 Coats Paint, Power
Wash & Prep Work. Quality
Guaranteed. Senior Discounts.
A FULL SERVICE PAINTING
Company. Quality Workmanship,
Competitive Rates, 30-Years' Exp.
#C10218. Insured. Brian Keegan
PETER PAPPAS PAINTING, LLC
2,000 Exterior SF for $1,300.
Wash, prep, seal & 2 coats paint.
Quality Guaranteed! #C5593.
PATIO DOOR REPAIRS
Get sliding doors rolling again.
Special Offer $95.95 per panel.
Call Ron at Ron's Windows.
ROB'S PEST CONTROL
Roaches? Ants? Fleas? Serving
Pinellas since 1979. Call Now!
(727)392-2847 Cell (727)687-1730
JPM PEST SERVICES
Ants To Termites. Residential.
One-time Service, Quarterly,
Yearly. Free Est. Lic/Ins.
DOG GROOMING, Only $20!
Any Small Breed. New Clients
Only. (727)596-CLIP (2547).
WE COME TO YOUR
Classy Canine Mobile Pet Salon,
TO frno wnao you
to read the
TURNER WALL & CEILING, INC.
Wall & Ceiling Repairs. Water
Damage, A/C Holes, Plastering,
Drywall Repairs And Texturing.
ANDY'S STUCCO & Plastering.
Small Plaster/ Stucco Jobs. Patch
Work. Lic#C-6903. Insured. Free
FAUCETS TO WATER HEATERS
No Job Too Small. Sewer/ Drain
Cleaning. Serving Pinellas 25
Rick's Plumbing, (727)397-7809,
James McDaniel Plumbing
Full Service Master Plumber. No
Overtime Or Hidden Cost! Water
Heater Repair/ Replace. Sewer &
Drain Line Cleaning, Faucet
Repairs. Lic/Ins. CFC1427191
GLEN MYERS PLUMBING
No job too small!!
All Work Done "By Glen"
($20.00 OFF WITH THIS AD)
Call (727) 443-6318 or
Marko Plumbing Systems Inc
Repair & Replacement Specialist.
Also Pumps & Sprinklers.
Full Service. 30-Years' Exper.
Free Estimates. Senior Discounts.
License #C-10193. RF11067406.
PETE'S CERT. PLUMBING
Repairs & Irrigation.
Owner operated. Low Rates. Free
estimates. 10% OFF W/AD!
CFC021491. Insured. Visa/MC.
Small Job Specialist.
VALCO PLUMBING, INC.
*Discount on drain cleaning.
*Up-front pricing. *Faucets to
water heaters. No job too small.
RF11067030. Call (727)596-9500.
POOLS AND PAVERS, LLC
Experience Makes The Difference
New Pools/ Remodeling, Pavers,
Driveways, Pool Repairs & More!
10% Off Winter Special!
STEVE'S RIVER ROCK
Pressure Cleaning, Reseals,
Acrylics, Pavers, Garage
Floor Coatings & More.
DecksDone RightTam paBay.com
Since 1986, #C-8452, Insured.
Free Estimates (727)581-7902
BLUE BAYOU POOL SERVICE
Services as low as $60/mo.
Third month FREE!
Free Estimates. (727)812-6885.
HARTLEY'S POOL SERVICE
Weekly service starting
@ $42.50/month. 20-years'
IS YOUR CAGE DULL,
FADED & MOLDY?
New System To Refurbish Your
Pool Cage. Reasonable Price, Du-
rable, Beautiful. All Work Guaran-
teed. Insured. Cages-R-Us, JS &
JR, Inc. (727)738-4454
Weekly Service Or Chemical
Check Only, Includes Chemicals.
Family Owned. (727)204-1387.
Cleaning & Chemical Service
serving Seminole & the beaches.
Free estimate. Jim, (727)410-1421
A XTREME Pressure Cleaning
Lic/Ins. We Clean Anything!!! Big/
Small Jobs, LOW PRICES! Free
Roof & Exterior Cleaning
HOUSE, DRIVEWAYS, DECKS,
Etc. Great Clean Work, Great
Price! Free Estimates. Call
Serving The Bay Area. Lic/Ins.
KENN COVILL, BUILDER
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