VIEWPOINTSCarl HiaasenWhat if Rupert Murdochs voicemail were hacked? Page 13A. Council OKs invocation standards By BOB McCLURESEMINOLE After a lengthy discussion, city councilors passed a resolution July 26 setting standards for invocations at City Council meetings. The resolution, which was submitted by City Manager Frank Edmunds, directs that invocations be brief, nondenominational and presented by City Council members. It also states that no technology be used. It passed 5-1, with Councilor Patricia Plantamura voting against it. Before each City Council meeting, it has been customary for a member of the City Council to present a short prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. However, in the past, the time allotted for this purpose has been used for lengthy video presentations and lengthy prayers. Plantamura expressed displeasure with the measure noting, Seminole has always allowed religious freedom in invocations. What problem in Seminole brought this before us and why now? Councilor Bob Matthews explained the matter was discussed at the citys annual retreat and long prayers is what brought this about. Plantamura countered that there are bigger things in society for us to be concerned with than limiting peoples prayers. Councilor Thomas Barnhorn said the resolution also was written so a member of the City Council and not someone not on the Council would present invocations Original phrasing of a section specified the invocation shall be secular and nondenominational to which Barnhorn suggested the deletion of secular. The revised resolution states the invocation will be limited to City Council members, no longer than a minute, no technology allowed, nondenominational and effective immediately. This is not intended to prevent people from praying but to keep someone from showing a 15-minute video, said Mayor Jimmy Johnson. 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Page 6A.Man arrested in abduction caseCLEARWATER A Texas man was arrested in Orlando July 29 in connection with the abduction of an 11-year-old girl living in unincorporated Clearwater. Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives provided several details about events leading up to the arrest of Richie Urich, 19, of Dallas. He was booked into the Orange County Jail on charges of lewd and lascivious conduct. The name of the victim will not be released. According to the sheriffs report, the victim told an elderly adult in her home that she was going to the movies with another relative. The victim left the home at around 4 p.m. When the victim failed to return in about three hours, the family called the other family member, and asked about the girl. The other family member advised that they had not been with the victim and had not gone to the movies. Based on the information recovered some of which was sexually explicit, the age of the child and the potential danger in the situation, detectives gathered information to meet the criteria for an Amber Alert which was approved and authorized by the FDLE for activation around 4:45 a.m. As they worked to activate the Amber Alert detectives also were actively searching for the girl and soon pinpointed an address in Orlando the Central Park Apartments on Westgate Drive. With assistance from the Orlando Police Department, officers checked the address and found the girl at around 8 a.m. The Amber Alert was canceled. Pinellas detectives then drove to Orlando to continue the Pinellas investigation. Orlando police released the victim to her family at the conclusion of the interviews. Detectives said the victim and her family moved to Pinellas County from Texas about three months ago. There are conflicting accounts about how the victim and the suspect knew each other or how they were introduced. Pinellas detectives are still reviewing the interview results and the evidence to determine what charges may result in Pinellas County. See COUNCIL, page 4A By BOB McCLUREBELLEAIR BEACH A major hurdle toward completion of the countys next beach nourishment was passed July 6 when the Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued permits to the Army Corps of Engineers for the $35 million Sand Key project. Andy Squires, coastal manager for Pinellas County, told members of the Barrier Islands Governmental Council July 27 that the state has issued a consolidated joint coastal permit, which opens the door for bid solicitation. The deadline for bid responses is Aug. 10. A contract is expected to be awarded by Sept. 30. Work on the 8.7-mile stretch of beach from Sand Key south to North Redington Beach is expected to begin in April 2012 but could be moved ahead to November. The project time frame is six months to completion. Squires said the sand would come from an area 12 miles offshore, due west of Sand Key Park. This might turn out to be cheaper than going to the Egmont (Key) shoals, said Squires. The process will be Billboards to highlight cold crime cases Investigation includes triple homicde ... Page 7A. 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It is believed that the myelin, an insulating sheath surrounding neurons in the spinal chord, is attacked by the immune system, preventing signals from the brain to the lower body. The mutated gene responsible for DM has been found in 43 breeds including German shepherds, boxers, Chesapeake Bay retrievers, Rhodesian ridgebacks and Welsh corgis. A DNA test can be performed to see if a dog carries the gene.Photo by JIM LAYFIELD Photo by BOB McCLUREA pair of pelicans relaxes on a piling next to Johns Pass Village in Madeira Beach. The perch allows the birds to do some tourist-watching, forage for food or cool off in the water below.Relaxing on a hot dayThe fort at Fort De Soto Park reopened July 27 after being closed to the public for a $1.1 million restoration project. The work began in October 2010.The restorative work focused on the repair of clogged air vents and collapsed drainage systems. In addition, excavated sand was replaced and native, drought-resistant dune plants were added to restore the fort to its original camouflaged appearance. Crews also patched cracks, pressure cleaned walkways and access ways, and installed a ramp that is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ramp leads to the forts upper observation areas on the south end as well as new stairs on the north end. The restoration project was funded by a $500,000 grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, a $246,000 grant from Save Americas Treasures, which is out of the National Parks Service and $354,000 from Penny for Pinellas funds.The largest park within the Pinellas County park system, Fort De Soto Park consists of 1,136 acres on five interconnected islands (keys). The fort is an important part of the areas history. The fort was named after the Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto in 1900 and was built toFort De Soto Parks fort reopens after renovations offer a military defense during the Spanish-American War. Fortifications were built on Mullet Key, on which the fort at Fort De Soto was built, and Egmont Key. During this time, Tampa became the port of embarkation for U.S. troops and supplies going to the Caribbean war zones. Fort De Soto was never the site of any major battle and theweapons of the fort on the twoislands were never fired in combat. However, that era was significant in terms of the evolution of modern weaponry. A historic guide to Fort De Soto is available online at www.pinellascounty.org /park/pdf/Fort_DeSoto_historic_ guide.pdf.Photo COURTESY OF PINELLAS COUNTY COMMUNICATIONSNew drainage piping, part of a $1.1 million restoration project, helps protect the guns at the fort at Fort De Soto Park. See PROJECT, page 4A
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Drug dealing and kids breaking into cars were among the problems cited by Elaine Poe, spokesperson for the group. She also complained of noisy people, party people, beer cans thrown into the street. We are not getting enough help from the police, she said, even though police cars are around here nonstop. Poe also blamed a lack of control over renters of properties and a number of Section 8 (government assisted) rentals in the neighborhood for causing much of the problem. We are all getting tired of people who wont get out and clean up their properties, Poe said. Roger Pryor said he is constantly picking up beer bottles from his front yard. The police are next door all the time over incidents at his neighbors house. Lets do something, Pryor said, before these kind of people come to our front doors. They are there already, Poe put in. Help us, Pryor pleaded with the commission, before we have to shoot somebody. Nancy Gorski told of a nearby duplex where people were constantly moving in and out. Rats are running all over the house, she added. Gorski said Section 8s are causing the problem. The owners dont do a background check, she said. Marsha Loper said a citywide neighborhood crime watch is needed. Weve got a serious problem, she said, when the mayor is accosted by two drug dealers to buy drugs. Mayor Travis Palladeno later confirmed the incident. The mayors home on Boca Ciega Avenue was recently broken into and a number of his guns stolen. Police have a suspect in custody in that case. He is reportedly a known drug dealer. City Attorney Thomas Trask presented options available to the commission to deal with the residents problems. The city cannot regulate who people rent to, but it can regulate activities that violate an ordinance, Trask said. Fines can be levied for violations. Then, hopefully, landlords will quit renting to people who violate those ordinances, he said. Trask outlined two options for the commission to consider. The first, and preferred, is to strengthen the code provisions and have violations handled by the special magistrate. The other is to establish a volunteer code enforcement board. The board option is less effective, Trask said, as it is difficult to find five people who are willing to fine their neighbors. Resident Marsha Loper said she has had experience with both situations and believes the special magistrate works best. Those violating the codes do not take the volunteer boards seriously, she said. They send their girlfriend (or someone else) to the hearing, said Loper. The special magistrate gets a lot more attention, Loper said, adding, They (the violators) show up for that. Just call the police when a problem occurs, Commissioner Terry Lister said. Im serious, he told the residents. Palladeno said the neighborhood crime situation needs to be dealt with quickly. 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4A SEB Beacon, August 4, 2011loading (onto a barge), unloading (near the beach) and pumping onto the beach. Its fine sand. It should be good quality. Due to funding concerns, the Corps originally targeted the project in two phases. However, in May, the Corps announced it had adequate funding, combined with 2010 carryover funds, to provide the $21 million federal cost share for the entire project. The estimated $35 million cost will be funded 60 percent by federal money, 20 percent ($7 million) state funds and 20 percent ($7 million) by county funds. Meantime, a smaller nourishment project at the north end of Honeymoon Island is expected to start this month. It was last done in 2008. Following the Sand Key project, the next Pinellas nourishment will be Treasure Island and Upham Beach, starting in late 2013 or early 2014.Pedestrian flagsRedington Beach Mayor Nick Simons said the yellow pedestrian crossing flags used along Gulf Boulevard are disappearing and will ultimately need to be replaced. Since municipalities dont want the cost of replacement, the plan by Pinellas County planner Sandy Knoebel is to solicit advertising on the flags to cover the cost. We have enough flags to last another six months, said Simons. So the decision doesnt need to be made today. But there are already some companies interested in the endorsements. Reportedly, one of the interested parties is Payless Car Rental. We will tell Sandy were OK with advertising but want to have a final say on who it is, said Simons.Emergency preparationsSally Bishop, director of Pinellas County Emergency Management, discussed the importance for town governments on the beach to make interim plans for operation in the event of a hurricane evacuation. If you havent done so already, you need to work with your fire departments and find out where your emergency operation centers are going to be off the island, said Bishop. Where is the EOC going to be and is there going to be room for you? Who is going to go? It is critical that these conversations take place. Bishop said knowing where a town government is going to go during a storm and where it will operate from after the storm needs to be planned. You may come back to a city hall thats not functional for a long time, she said.PSTA repMark Deighton, a former town commissioner in Redington Beach, will replace R.B. Johnson of Indian Rocks Beach on the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority board of directors. Johnsons term expires Sept. 30. Deighton will serve a term through Sept. 30, 2014. Photo courtesy of EVE JONESMarty Mohn, left, owner of Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, 9700 Seminole Blvd., recently received the inaugural Presidential Citation from the Rotary Club of Seminole. Making the presentation is club president Kay Larmore. The award, which recognizes the importance of high ethical standards and public values, is given yearly to a business not owned by a Rotarian. Presidential citation Photo by BOB McCLUREProtestors representing MoveOn, a public policy advocacy group and political action committee, discuss their concerns with the nations debt issue July 26 at Congressman Bill Youngs office in Seminole. Recording their comments is district representative Shirley Miaoulis, left, at the end of the table.Protesting the debt crisis Photo by BOB McCLUREWorkers from Niagara Redi-Mix pour concrete July 29 to set a sign post being installed by Meridian Lighting of Pinellas Park in front of the new Auto Zone auto parts store under construction on Park Boulevard. The store is tentatively scheduled to open in late August.Construction continueson the citys anti-tethering ordinance for dogs. In other action, councilors: Set Wednesday, Sept. 14 as the date for the citys first public hearing on the fiscal 2012 budget and set a tentative millage rate of 2.4793 for TRIM notices, which will be mailed Aug. 22. Under the proposed millage rate, a homeowner with a home appraised at $150,000 with $50,000 in homestead exemptions would pay $247.93 in city ad valorem tax. Appointed South Pasadena Mayor Kathleen Peters to the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority board of directors. Peters will represent the municipalities of Belleair, Belleair Bluffs, Gulfport, Kenneth City, Seminole and South Pasadena on the board through Sept. 30, 2014. Gave Edmunds the authority to execute the 2011-12 Pinellas County School Board Vehicle Use Agreement. The agreement allows the Seminole Recreation Division to use Pinellas County school buses for summer camp and other youth program field trips. Appointed James Schnur to a two-year term on the Library Advisory Board through July 26, 2013. PROJECT, from page 1A COUNCIL, from page 1AHoward house forces code reviewBELLEAIR SHORE Two years ago, the town passed a tough new ordinance enforcing time limits on the start and completion of construction projects. The law was enacted in response to complaints of projects just sneaking along, Mayor John Robertson said at the time. The town needs enforceable regulations to encourage contractors to complete their projects, he said. The ordinance sets a time limit of six months from the issuance of a building permit to begin and allows 24 months from the permit date for completion. A one-time extension of up to six months can be granted by the town commission for circumstances beyond the control of the owner or contractor. The law was viewed as imposing reasonable time limits, even for the builders of Belleair Shores often-outsized luxury residences. That was before Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard announced plans to construct the Casa Del Howard, a 17,500-square-foot home on a gulf-front lot covering over an acre. You cant build that size house, on that lot, on the ocean, in that time frame, Robertson said at the Town Commissions July 19 meeting. On hand to discuss plans for the Howard house and its construction were the architect Dan Dawson of Tampa, and John Kostreles, county community planning coordinator. Dawson estimated construction of a home the magnitude of Howards could take three-and-a-half to four years. A really solid contractor could do it in about three years, he added. The Howard home has special features, Dawson noted, like a Venice-style lazy river running from the swimming pool underneath a series of bridges, and a bowling alley on the ground level with breakaway walls. Dawson termed the river a fundamental part of the design. He said the whole Howard family was really excited by the Venice canal, and would not want to give it up. Robertson said the town has two options to keep the building law from becoming a potential barrier to construction of its welcomed new housing addition. The ordinance could be amended, a solution Robertson said, has the potential for opening a Pandoras box. Or, the ordinance could be left as is, and the case appealed to the towns special magistrate when the construction deadline is not met. Town Attorney John Elias said the property is subject to a code violation if construction is not completed within the allowed two years. However, the commission need not recommend a violation be generated and could drag their feet in enforcing the code. Also, the special magistrate could grant whatever he wants. He described James Yacavone, the magistrate, as very reasonable. Commissioner Robert E. Schmidt Jr. said the contractor should keep a good weather log. Days lost because of weather conditions is a very important consideration in getting an extension, he said. Commissioner Raymond Piscitelli agreed the existing building ordinance should not be changed. He said the commission wants to be completely supportive of the Howard home, but we dont want to leave a loophole for someone else. Robertson said, It is to the towns benefit to get this home done as efficiently and with as much cooperation as we can. Commissioner John E. Hayes Jr. said Howard and his family would be a welcome addition to the town. (Howard) is a down-to-earth human being and the family has rock solid, sound values, he said. Robertson wished architect Dawson luck with the project. Were behind you 100 percent, he said. Wayne AyersCity prepares to launch study on sewage odorsLARGO City officials are preparing to launch a $60,700 study on odors in its sewage system, acting upon complaints from residents of at least two mobile home parks. Many residents of the Paradise Island and Fairway Village complained to the Largo City Commission last year about sewage odors at several meetings. A Paradise Island representative said the park has spent thousands of dollars on the issue and contended that the city is responsible for the problem. City commissioners told staff Oct. 19 to meet with Paradise Island representatives to investigate sewage problems in the development, which has about 830 residents. At their July 19 meeting, a couple of commissioners questioned why the process has taken so long to initiate the study. It seems to be taking forever to get done what we started a year ago nearly, Commissioner Mary Black said. City Engineer Leland Dicus said the process used to hire a consultant wasnt staffs preferred method. The city initiated a special effort to form an agreement with a firm it hasnt worked with in the past, and several officials, including the city attorney, were involved in the process, extending the time frame. We also have been very proactive in working step by step with representatives of Paradise Island Mobile Home Park. So we have been making efforts to coordinate meetings with them and providing additional time and comment to give them the opportunity to give us feedback, Dicus said. Dicus said the park was provided a copy of the scope of work and fee. We incorporated their feedback and they were aware we are presenting it tonight and thanked us for keeping them involved in the process, Dicus said. Park manager Nancy Perry said July 21 that she is satisfied with the citys efforts to allow Paradise Island to participate in the selection of the consultants. We are very pleased the city is working with us, she said. Paradise Island believes that the consultants selected will do a good job, Perry said. Though the park continues to have odors and the study may take months, a few months versus years of continued smell will really help, she said. The consultants may undertake two sampling events. If sampling in dry weather is conducted in the winter, the entire study is expected to be completed by spring. The study, which will be conducted by Webster Environmental Associates Inc. of Louisville, Ky., will include the 142nd and 150th avenue areas between Lake Avenue and 58th Street. It encompasses Paradise Island as well as historically high odor and corrosion locations. Lift stations and force mains that potentially contribute to the odors and corrosion in the corridor will be included in the study. Once the study is completed, city officials will bring recommendations to the City Commission to lower odors in different areas. Commissioners Curtis Holmes complimented staff because once upon a time we were focused in exclusively Paradise Island, but the study area under consideration is rather lengthy. I can see why it has taken so long to put this package together. Because if you have had cave-ins and everything else along this system, I just have a feeling this has not been Paradise Island picking on the city of Largo, and I applaud what you are doing here, Holmes said. Commissioners voted 7-0 to approve the agreement with Webster. Tom GermondCity may increase tax ratePINELLAS PARK Despite a proposed tax rate increase, the city of Pinellas Park anticipates collecting about $1.5 million less in general fund revenue, a difference of about 3 percent, in the upcoming fiscal year compared to the current year, according to the first draft of the city budget. Pinellas Park City Council met July 26 to hold a preliminary discussion on the budget prepared by staff. While the council didnt vote in the workshop setting, no major objections were raised against the citys plans for revenues and expenditures in the 2011-12 fiscal year. Its very mean and lean, Mayor Bill Mischler said of the budget. Theres not much change from last year. However, city staff has proposed a property tax rate increase to compensate for the 6.3 percent decrease in overall property tax values anticipated for the upcoming year. We feel its the financially responsible thing to do, said Dan Katsiyiannis, administrator for the office of management and budget. The current tax rate of 5.1067, or about $5.11 per $1,000 of taxable value, will increase to 5.4269. The rollback rate is designed to produce the same amount of venue from property taxes as the city collected during the current budget year. In fact, the tax rate is estimated to produce slightly less revenue: about $13.2 million compared to $13.3 million collected this year. The city has projected about a 1 percent decrease in total general fund expenditures. The citizens budget advisory committee, which reviewed the draft of the budget during four meetings, agreed with city staff in regards to the tax rate increase. Its really necessary ... because if we dont, eventually were going to go into a deficit, member Ethel Mudd said as she shared the committees findings with the council. Overall, the budget committee praised the city, not only for the work its staff put into the budget, but for the overall services and infrastructure it provides to its residents. It recommended the council adopt the budget as presented. We know that some things we have to increase to keep the people that are here working now and keep the services, committee chairwoman Nancy Hodges said. Included in the budget is a decrease in the overall number of funded city employees. Seven full-time positions and the equivalent of 2.5 positions in part time pay were eliminated from the budget. City Manager Michael Gustafson has been looking for ways to decrease spending throughout the year by eliminating employee positions and making changes such as decreasing the citys cellphone costs and amending it pension program, Katsiyiannis said. The city manger has been very proactive with that. When he had opportunities to eliminate positions through attrition, he has gone ahead and done it. He has not waited, he said. Because of those actions, it puts the city in a more positive light coming into the next year. The city will save $500,000 in the elimination of those positions, bringing the total number of employees to 516.5, compared to 556 employees during the 2008-09 year. Mischler noted that at one time, the city employed more than 600 people. Gustafson said the city was already preparing for further spending cuts beyond the upcoming year. We are already working on the 2012 cutbacks. Weve already identified at least two, maybe three, positions already that can be eliminated, he said, explaining that his staff was used to the continual budget decreases. Its almost a norm; weve been doing this for almost eight years now. Gustafson noted that the city has only laid off one part-time position during that period. Deeper cuts to the budget would require laying off more employees and result in a decrease in the level of service the city provides to its residents, services that the public would start to notice, Gustafson said. Hopefully, we never have to do that, Mischler said, though he said the city could not guarantee it wouldnt happen. The Community Redevelopment district was hit the hardest in decreased property values, an estimated 6.8 percent decrease in taxable value. The proposed budget includes, as last year, grants and aids to several nonprofit organizations. City staff has recommended adding grants of $25,000 each to Pinellas Hope, a long standing homeless shelter often called Tent City, and Pinellas Safe Harbor, the sheriff offices homeless program started earlier this year. Juliana A. Torres Around Pinellas Around Pinellas
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Rays Fan Services gave her a Johnny Damon bobblehead and other gifts.A memorable birthdayKiwanis Club plans Family Fishing DaySEMINOLE The Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast plans its popular Family Fun Fishing Day Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 to 11 a.m., at Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave. Prizes will be awarded for the first catch, most fish, smallest fish and first, second and third largest fish. Participation is free. Fishing poles and bait will be provided for children 14 and younger. Those wishing to bring their own rods and reels are invited to do so. The club will provide coffee or juice and a donut for a $1 donation. Proceeds go toward the purchase of worms for future fishing days. In addition to the club, Pinellas County Parks and Recreation Department, and Sweetbay Supermarket of Seminole provide support of the event. For more information, call Lee Walters at 319-8343 or visit www.kiwanisseminolebreakfast.com.Open house slated at recreation centerSEMINOLE The City of Seminole and the Seminole Recreation Division invite residents to join city staff for the second annual Open House and Family Fun Day Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Seminole Recreation Center. Featured activities include a touch-a-truck, charity car wash, face painting, and family fun activities. Those attending can see what Seminole Recreation has to offer by visiting with instructors or trying such activities as zumba, martial arts or fitness. For more information, call 391-8345.Toastmasters Club plans open houseSEMINOLE The Bay Pines Toastmasters Club plans an open house Wednesday, Aug. 3, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bldg. 20, Medical Center Auditorium. The purpose is to introduce Toastmasters to interested persons who would like to learn how to speak confidently and also how to develop leadership skills for personal and professional growth and development. Everyone is welcome to attend the free event. For more information, call Linda Stortz, club president, at 3917373.Senior lounge now openSEMINOLE The citys senior lounge is now open at the Seminole Recreation Center. The facility is designed as a place to stop by, relax, socialize with friends, meet new friends, play a game of cards, read a book or play some Wii bowling. The lounge is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Coffee service is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Call Kristyn at 391-8345 for more information.Model railroad, LEGO exhibit set at librarySEMINOLE Model trains, Thomas the Tank Engine, LEGOs and more will be on exhibit at the Seminole Community Library at St. Petersburg College, Aug. 4-7. Five exhibits will be featured Fun and Disasters is a 16-by-38foot model railroad layout in S gauge, expressing the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of modern industrial life. Another, The Battle of Gettysburg is a 4-by-8-foot layout in HO scale with more than 2,000 hand-painted soldiers, wagons, cannons, and horses. Another exhibit, Thomas the Tank Engine will be on display, sculpted in various media. The LEGO Skyline of Tampa exhibit will portray the downtown city-scape, constructed from the ground up and the Keen Mountain display will feature an 8-foot tall mountain with HO scale train yards. The exhibit modelers and artists will be on hand to offer commentary and answer questions about their creations. The exhibit is funded by the Friends of the Seminole Library. Exhibit hours are Aug. 4-5, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Aug. 7, 1 to 4 p.m. The library is located on the Seminole Campus of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St. N.Briefs The Beacon. 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People with severe autism are calm for weeks after a Sailability sailboat trip. Sailability is a nonprofit organization based out of the Clearwater Community Sailing Center that allows people with disabilities the opportunity to either be taken for a sailing outing or to sail themselves using specially designed boats. This year it celebrates its 10year anniversary. One of the exciting things is that from land when someone looks out at all the sailboats, no one can tell which are the ones being sailed by people with disabilities, said Claudia Nable, president of Sailability. It levels the playing field and everyone is just a sailor. Were an empowerment program that just happens to sail, said Tom Calhoun, vice president of Sailability. Nable used to volunteer in St. Petersburg with sailors with disabilities. Through working with one such sailor, Alder Allensworth, she realized that the area needed a program specifically designed to work with sailors who are disabled. Allensworth participated in the Paralympic Games in Australia in 2000 and told Nable about some special sailboats built by Australian, Chris Mitchell, that are perfect for people with disabilities. Calhoun contacted Mitchell, of Access Dinghies, and asked to make the newly forming group three boats, at between $5,000 and $6,000 apiece, and they will have raised the funds by the time they were complete. When the boats were finished, not only had they raised enough money for those three they had also raised enough to order three more sailboats. The organization now has 10 Access Dinghies and two electronic boats that are sailed with a joystick with ones chin. To sail to the right, one pushes the chin to the right. A chin push to the left moves the boat left, and pushing the chin forward puts the sails out. The group also has three Bravos, a safety boat, and a pontoon that has a wheelchair ramp and chair ties. They also have a sip and puff boat that one controls solely by breathing through straws, but Nable and Calhoun said they find the electronic boats preferable because they are more responsive. One veteran, Holly Crabtree, a U.S. Navy Corpsman, survived an explosion of an IED while on duty. She was shot in the head and is still recovering, but Calhoun said she refuses to say she will need long-term care. She is a regular with Sailability, and Nable said she is even sailing larger racing sailboats while getting treatment in Atlanta. Another Sailability client is 24 years old, autistic, non-communicative, a self-biter who wears diapers and would jump and scream at first, Calhoun said. It was his job to take her out sailing and keep her calm. It took a few times, but by the third time, she would get excited when she arrived at the center and was ready to sail. Her mom would say, shes having an autistic day, but what would happen is it just calms her, Nable said. Her mom says that when she went sailing, for like two weeks shed be fine. Shed be a lot calmer. Sailability often works with people from veterans groups, Shriners groups, and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch. Somehow this program touches the lives of many people in many different ways, Nable said. Nable understands how the program is empowering for disabled people because it was even for her. It empowers them. I mean, it empowers me that I got my butt in a boat, Nable said. We didnt have money or the thought to do this up north. But the confidence that it builds in everyone, whether theyre physically or mentally challenged or able bodied and able minded like me because I remember when I first started, all Id do is go in circles and the coach was like, What are you doing? Throughout the years, both Nable and Calhoun have realized that sailing is a good metaphor for life. Sailing is like life. You cant go from point A to point B, Nable said. You sort of have to zig zag or tack through it to get where you want to go. Life is not black and white and in a way I think thats what this is all about. Its not about sailing. Calhoun agreed. The mainstream may have a powerboat life, Calhoun said, but there are so many that have to be sailors. They have to tack back and forth. All of a sudden, okay, I broke my leg or lost my leg and I have to come this way in life and learn how to change course and get over to this place. I have to come back with the wind. You cant sail into a headwind. When your health goes, you have to learn to sail. Both Nable and Calhoun agree that they feel they get more back than they give by being volunteers. It is an amazing feeling to see what an impact sailing makes on people, and they are happy to be able to be a part of it. Not that the volunteering is easy. They lug heavy boats to and from the water. They sweat. They deal with challenges. But they love it. And they are always in need for more volunteers. Not everyone has to sail, as there are always plenty of jobs to do from shore. But as a nonprofit that gives about 98 percent of the money it takes in through its minimal fees and lots of fundraising and donations, it always needs volunteers to help it keep going, Nable said. As the program moves forward and looks ahead to its next 10 years, Calhoun said he hopes the program can expand even more and have more locations throughout the greater Tampa Bay area. They also hope to secure ensigns of their own for the more inde-Empowerment through sailing pendent sailors to use and race. Nable added that she hopes the group can participate in more regattas, both locally and outside the immediate area. To learn more or to volunteer, visit www.sailabilitygreatertam pabay.org or call 489-9468.Photo by CLAUDIA NABLEManyvone Champavannarath sails the Christopher Reeve sailboat all by herself with electronic chin controls. By LESTER R. DAILEYCLEARWATER A nondescript T-shirt shop at 385 Mandalay Ave. will soon make way for a new three-story building with a Starbucks coffee shop and a retail store on the ground floor, a Hooters restaurant on the second floor and the restaurants open-air bar on the top floor. Ive seen the (artists) rendering, and it will be a nice looking building with pleasant architecture, said Clearwaters planning director, Michael Delk. I fully anticipate that it will be approved by the Community Development Board next month and that will be it as far as the approval process is concerned. Any time you are involved with a property like this, there are peripheral issues, such as drainage, but I dont foresee any major problems. Delk added that there will be no on-site parking, except for a few spaces for employees, but there are 700 public spaces nearby. Both Starbucks and Hooters have risen meteorically from humble beginnings. Starbucks, which started in 1971 with one booth in Seattles historic Pike Place Market, now has more than 15,000 stores in 50 countries. Hooters started right here in Clearwater in 1983, when six investors opened their first restaurant at a former dumpster washing site on Gulf-toBay Boulevard. Today, the company has nearly 500 restaurants worldwide. Ive always thought it was strange that a chain that started in Clearwater didnt have a restaurant on Clearwater Beach, said Clearwater City Councilman John Doran. If theres going to be a Hooters in Bogota, Columbia, there should be one on Clearwater Beach. And Tarpon Springs contractor Joseph Kokolakis, the owner and developer of the Mandalay Avenue property, couldnt agree more. Hooters is a hometown company that has done well nationally; its not a national company coming into Clearwater, Kokolakis said. Hooters on Clearwater Beach will be a tremendous asset to Clearwater. Their concept is perfectly suited to Clearwater Beach. Despite the racy name and skimpy outfits, Hooters is considered a family restaurant, and its employees have a reputation for helping local charities. Some old-timers say that an influx of big hotels and now two chain franchises will destroy the mom and pop ambiance of Clearwater Beachs business community. But Councilman Doran sees it as a sign of progress and a vindication of the City Councils economic policies. Im glad to see something, anything, going on, Doran said. Its a good sign for our local (economic) environment that people are willing to make that investment. I think its a positive statement about the future and an affirmation of what the city has done over the past decade. We believed that if the city spent money on the beach and the gateway, the private sector would come in and do the same. And its working. Doran then switched from speaking as a city official to speaking as a longtime resident of the nearby North Beach neighborhood. 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Billboard location: U.S. 19 and Republic Drive Pinellas County Sheriffs Office Hoeschele Thomas case On Oct. 29, 2006, deputies responded to a shooting on 118th Street North in Largo Hoeschele Thomas had been shot and later died from his injuries. Billboard location: Ulmerton and Walsingham roads Pinellas County Sheriffs Office Robert Helphrey case Robert Helphrey was reported missing on May 22, 2006. He was last seen leaving a pub in Palm Harbor. Billboard location: Alt. U.S. 19 and Avery Avenue Pinellas Park Police Department Jeremy Long case On Dec. 18, 2008, Jeremy Long, 16, was found in a bedroom at his residence suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died from his injuries. Billboard location: 34th Street and 14th Avenue South St. Petersburg Police Department Joseph Siczak case On March 5, 1990, Joseph Siczak was shot to death while he sat in his white Corvette in North Shore Park. Billboard location: First Avenue and 14th Street North St. Petersburg Police Department James Row, Nancy Spivey and John Spivey case On Jan. 10, 1991, James Row, Nancy Spivey and John Spivey were found murdered in the home they shared on First Avenue South and 23rd Street. Billboard location: Fifth Avenue and 26th Street North Anyone who has information on any of these cases and wishes to remain anonymous and be eligible for a Crime Stoppers reward should call Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or provide a tip online at www.CrimeStoppersOfPinellas.org. This is the latest effort by Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County to help solve crime by building community partnerships and working with law enforcement. To learn more about Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County, visit www.CrimeStoppersOfPinellas.org.Crime Stoppers of Pinellas unveil cold case billboardsAccount established for burn victimSEMINOLE An account has been established at Wells Fargo to benefit a Seminole man who was seriously burned July 21. The account will be in the name of Joseph Williamson and will be used to help pay for his expenses. Donations can be made to any Wells Fargo office.Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer Program to beginSharing valuable lessons about nutrition, fitness, wellness and culinary arts in a fun environment is a recipe for community success. With a training session scheduled to begin in September, the Pinellas County Extension Master Volunteer University offers the perfect ingredients for volunteerism success that blends equal parts of interactive fun and enthusiasm with top-notch training. This is the third year that training is being offered. Volunteers reach a variety of citizens including seniors, children and families. Programs are provided for faith-based organizations, family centers, worksites, schools, recreation centers and other locations with groups interested in learning how to live a healthy lifestyle. Applications for the program must be submitted by Friday, Aug. 26. For an application, visit Pinellas County Extension at www.pinellascountyex tension.org or call 582-2104. Prior training, education and nutrition knowledge are not needed for selection. What is required is a sincere desire to learn and help others along with a personal commitment to volunteer. To rise to the level of a master food and nutrition volunteer, participants take a 40-hour training program developed by Extension experts. Training classes run from Tuesday, Sept. 13, through Tuesday, Nov. 15. Classes will be spiced up with lectures, workshops, demonstrations and field trips to give volunteers all the tools and techniques for success. The $50 training fee covers class supplies and course materials including the book, American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide. Hot training topics will include smart eating guidelines, the truth about carbs, understanding the food pyramid, facts about fiber, fat facts, food safety and tips on how to best prepare food.Water district approves tentative millage rateBROOKSVILLE The Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board adopted its proposed fiscal year 2012 millage rate on July 26. The proposed fiscal year 2012 millage rate of 0.3928 mill takes into account the merger of the budgets of the districts eight basin boards into the governing board, and the $108 million cap on ad valorem property tax collections passed by the Florida Legislature. FY2012 will run from Oct. 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2012. The Governing Board merged the budgets of the Districts eight Basin Boards into the Governing Board in May. The merger was implemented to increase efficiency of operations and reduce costs, and is projected to save $350,000 to $400,000 annually. Gov. Rick Scott in June signed legislation that caps the taxes Floridas five water management districts can assess on residential and commercial properties. For the owner of a $150,000 home with a $50,000 homestead exemption, the FY2012 Districtwide tax would be $39.28 a year, or about $3.27 per month. The proposed FY2012 millage rate adopted by the Governing Board will be used by county property appraisers when mailing out Truth in Millage notices of proposed property taxes to residents. Two statutorily required public TRIM hearings on the Districts total budget will be held in September. The first will be Sept. 13 at 5:01 p.m. at the Districts Tampa Service Office. The Governors office and the state legislature will review and approve the budgets of all five water management districts before the second and final public hearing. The Districts second and final TRIM hearing will be Sept. 27 at 5:01 p.m. at the Districts Brooksville Headquarters. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Governing Board will formally adopt the final millage rate and budget. The public is welcome to attend any Governing Board meeting to provide comment on the proposed budget.Intersection closure setCLEARWATER The intersection of Cleveland Street and Missouri Avenue is set to be closed through about Wednesday, Aug. 10 due to the Cleveland Streetscape construction. The closure will allow contractors to mill the existing asphalt road surface; remove the old potable water main; excavate, form and pour new pedestrian crosswalks; install pavers in the pedestrian crosswalks; and pave and stripe the intersection. There will be clearly marked detours to reroute drivers north to Drew Street. Access to Cleveland Street businesses will be maintained through adjacent side streets and avenues. 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McGrady was honored on July 23 during the banquet that concludes Florida Board of Trial Advocates annual conference at the Hammock Beach Resort in Flagler County. ABOTA, a national organization of trial lawyers who handle complex litigation, is dedicated to more effective representation for court litigants and a more efficient administration of justice. Membership is by invitation only and is made up of an equal number of attorneys who represent plaintiffs and defendants. The Tampa Bay ABOTA Chapter nominated McGrady as an excellent, fair and well-prepared judge, who is a splendid example of what a judge should be. Rather incredibly, Chief Judge McGrady maintains his patience with litigants and lawyers while effectively steering a busy and expansive circuit featuring an increasing caseload, 69 judges, nine locations and an administrative staff. The 69 judges preside in the nine courthouses of the Sixth Circuit, comprised of Pasco and Pinellas counties. Last year, more than 328,500 new cases (criminal, civil and traffic) were filed in the circuit. But more importantly, McGrady has been an unvarying voice for the courts, constantly reminding citizens of the why an independent judiciary is necessary to protect the principles on which the nation was founded. The local Chapters letter nominating McGrady for the state award recognized his work on behalf of all courts by stating, Though reserved by nature, Chief Judge McGrady is a powerful, if somewhat unheralded advocate for the independence of the judiciary in the face of recent attempts to politicize the judiciary. Those in the know are aware of Judge McGradys tireless and effective behind-the-scenes efforts to maintain a judicial system that is open to all and free from the influence of financial and political power. For the past two years, McGrady has managed the circuit one of Floridas largest through diminishing budgets, staff cuts and a mortgage foreclosure backlog that threatened to bring civil court proceedings to a virtual halt throughout the state. Under McGradys guidance, the Sixth Circuit was among the first in the state to implement a Supreme Court-mandated mediation program. Pending mortgage foreclosure cases have been reduced in the circuit by approximately 14 percent over the past year. McGrady just began his second term as chief By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER With little discussion, Pinellas County Commissioners approved tentative millage rates July 28 for fiscal year 20112012. If the rates are approved, residents will see increases in their property tax bills to pay for emergency medical services and possibly fire protection. The new fiscal year begins Oct. 1. Commissioner Norm Roche reminded everyone that the tentative rates could change before final approval. Commissioners are setting the maximum potential not the final, Roche said. John Woodruff, director of Pinellas Countys Office of Management and Budget, told commissioners that the average market value of a single residential property in Pinellas for fiscal year 2012 is about $144,000. The average taxable value is $98,900. He said countywide property taxes on the average value would be $566.05 if commissioners approve a proposed tax rate of 5.7236 mills, which includes the general fund, EMS and health department. Woodruff said the cost is the equivalent to $1.55 a day in property tax for countywide services. Tentative millage rates approved include: EMS: 0.8506, an increase from 0.5932 Health Department: 0.0622, same as current year MSTU, unincorporated areas: 2.0857, same as current year Public Library Cooperative: 0.4437, same as current year Palm Harbor Recreation and Library District: 0.4378, same as current year Feather Sound Community Services District: 0.5660, same as current year Pinellas Planning Council: 0.0125, same as current yearProposed millage rates for fire districtsSeven of 12 fire districts are proposing increases in their millage rates Clearwater, Dunedin, Gandy, Largo, High Point, Tierra Verde and South Pasadena. The increases are mostly due to decreases in taxable values. Woodruff said decreases ranged from 2.7 percent to 21.3 percent. High Point fire district is requesting the highest increase of 0.9272. The current millage rate is 3.2644. The proposed rate is 4.1916, the most expensive in the county. Largo fire district proposes the smallest increase of 0.0749. The current millage rate is 3.484. The proposed rate is 3.5133, the second highest in Pinellas. Clearwater proposes an increase of 0.5206 from 2.1385 to 2.6591. Dunedin wants an increase of 0.2474 from 2.0102 to 2.2576. South Pasadena is requesting the second highest increase of 0.9069 to bring the millage rate up to 3.1257. The current rate is 2.2188. Tierra Verde requested 0.1705 be added to its current millage rate of 1.7382. Gandy fire districts request was for 0.1008 more to bring its millage rate from 2.1594 to 2.2602. Belleair fire district has the lowest millage rate in the county and officials propose to maintain the rate at 1.7320. Seminole fire district, with the third lowest millage rate, also proposes to keep the status quo at 1.9581. Pinellas Park fire district proposes no changes to its millage rate of 2.3675; Safety Harbors proposed rate of 2.6800 remains unchanged from the current year. Tarpon Springs fire district proposes no changes, keeping its rate of 2.3745.Save Our Homes cap and the Recapture RuleWoodruff explained how tax bills between similar properties might be different. Currently, 89 percent of the 434,304 parcels on the countys property tax roll are residential properties. Woodruff said 64 percent of them have homestead exemptions and are eligible for the Save Our Homes cap on taxable values. He also said the percentage of eligible homes is declining due to continued decreases in market values. In 2012, 48 percent of homestead properties have Save Our Homes benefits, compared with more than 90 percent in 2006. The Recapture Rule raises the assessed (capped) value of a qualifying homestead property by the maximum of 3 percent, or the annual change in the Consumer Price Index, whichever is less. The CPI increase for FY 2012 (2011 tax roll) values is 1.5 percent. The Recapture Rule applies to all properties with assessed values limited by Save Our Homes where the capped value is less than full market value whether or not that propertys market value increased during that calendar year. Due to the Recapture Rule associated with Save Our Homes, a homeowners taxes could increase even if the market value of the home decreases, he said. Woodruff gave an example of the effect of the Recapture Rule for a property with a market value of $205,000 in fiscal year 2011 and $185,000 in fiscal year 2012. Property taxes in 2011 were $565.81. In 2012, the taxes would be $606.70. He said if a property has suppressed value under Save Our Homes, property taxes will increase due to recapture rule and EMS millage increase. Woodruff also gave an example using a non-homesteaded property with a market value of $205,000 in 2011 and $185,000 in 2012. Property tax on that property in 2011 would have been $1,118. In 2012, the tax bill would be $1,059, which reflects the market value decrease, unless the property qualifies for the 10 percent cap on non-homesteaded property. Woodruff said the increase in EMS millage offset a portion of the tax decrease.TRIM noticesBy law, the county administrator must certify tentative millage rates to the property appraisers office by Aug. 4. The property appraiser then prepares a Truth in Millage notice, which is mailed to all property owners as required by state law. The rates that appear on the TRIM notice is the maximum based on tentative millage rates levied by the county, school board, individual municipalities, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority and others. TRIM notices will be mailed Aug. 22. A TRIM e-TownHall meeting is scheduled on Aug. 25, 7 to 8 p.m. to allow residents to ask questions and get more information. Visit www.pinellascounty.org for additional information. Final millage rate and budget approvalCommissioners scheduled two public hearings, as required by law, to take citizens comments. The first hearing is Sept. 6, at which time the commission will adopt the tentative millage rates and budget. At the Sept. 15 hearing, the final millage rates and budget will be approved. Residents can review the proposed budget and send feedback to the commissioners at www.pinellascounty.org/budget.County commission OKs tentative millage ratesjudge, having been re-elected in a meeting of the circuits 68 other judges. In 2009, he was elected to succeed Circuit Judge Robert J. Morris Jr., who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Second District Court of Appeal. The chief judge is constitutionally responsible for the administrative supervision of the courts and court staff within the Sixth Circuit, which serves almost 1.5 million residents in the two counties. McGrady has been on the bench in the Sixth Circuit since August 1999, when then-Gov. Jeb Bush appointed him to fill a vacancy as a County Judge in Pinellas. He was elected for a full term without opposition in September 2000, and in December 2001, Bush again chose McGrady, this time for a vacant Circuit Judgeship. In 2004 and 2010, he was elected without opposition for full six-year terms. During his judicial service, he has been assigned to the Family Law Division, where he was administrative judge, the Civil Division, and both misdemeanor and felony Criminal Divisions. Annual water system maintenance program beginsThe method of water treatment utilized by Pinellas County Utilities and its wholesale customers will be temporarily modified through Sept. 12. The short-term change from chloramine to chlorine disinfection is a routine maintenance measure designed to optimize water quality. Those impacted by this maintenance program include Pinellas County Utilities customers as well as customers in the cities of Clearwater, Pinellas Park, Safety Harbor, Tarpon Springs and Oldsmar. Many communities using chloramine annually utilize chlorine for a short period to maintain system water quality. Pinellas County Utilities switched to chloramine in 2002 to ensure compliance with Environmental Protection Agency standards. Kidney dialysis patients should not be impacted, but should contact their dialysis care provider for more information about chlorine treatment. Fish owners should not be affected if they already have a system in place to remove chloramines, but should contact local pet suppliers with any questions. There are no major indications of significant bacteriological contamination problems and this disinfection program is designed to maintain distribution system water quality and minimize the potential for any future problem. The water will continue to meet federal and state standards for safe drinking water. Customers may notice a slight difference in taste and/or odor of the water during this temporary change in treatment. Conditions experienced by Utilities customers will be identical to the more than 50 years prior to 2002 when chlorine was used as the primary disinfectant in the water. For more information, please visit www.pinellascounty.org/utilities or call Pinellas County Utilities Customer Service at 464-4000Briefs
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By AMANDA SEBASTIANOLARGO How many fifth graders out there know how to write a check? Or make a deposit at a bank? How many can even spell free enterprise, let alone know what it means? If the child goes to school in Pinellas County, there is a good chance he or she will know all four. Enterprise Village, one of the two Pinellas County Education Foundations programs that are teaching students about the business world, is teaching children skills through real life examples, not just theories, Foundation President Terry Boehm said. The program was founded 25 years ago in 1986 by businessman Gus Stavros to create a system that would teach students about economics and business. The horseshoe-shaped array of businesses, such as Sweet Bay, McDonalds and Bank of America, are the result. The students must take a sixweek course before they can start at the village, which is at 12090 Starkey Road. After that is completed they will spend an entire working day at the village. They must first pick a few places they would like to work and go through the interview and application process until each student has a job. After each student is placed at a business, some will be designated as managers, which will teach those students leadership skills as well, Associate Director of Marketing and Individual Giving Tamra Eitel said. The children, now full-time employees at their companies, will be responsible for depositing their pay checks, making purchases with their debit cards and taking lunch breaks. I think one of the real successes of this program is that the kids are learning by doing, Boehm said. Theyre fully engaged and immersed in free enterprise. Theyre living it and thats the best way to learn, he said. The students also will vote for a mayor, have a live DJ that plays requests all day and will now have someone delivering their packages to their doorstep. UPS gave $50,000 to Enterprise Village and is joining as the newest member of the community. The fifth graders that will work for the company, will wear the uniform, deliver the packages and other duties the company requires, but there wont be an actual establishment set up in the cul-de-sac until later. The check will cover a 10-yearspot in the village among the other businesses. Sponsors like UPS and donations keep the program running, Eitel said. Although the small business community that lies behind the close doors of the foundation looks packed, with business walls pressed tightly against their neighbor, new sponsors are never turned away. There were about 1,800 volunteers for the 2010-2011 school year, and are always welcome and needed. Volunteers are usually, but dont have to be, parents of the children in the program, which helps them with issues they are having at their jobs. Although participating in Enterprise Village is only a requirement for students of publicFoundation program makes fifth graders business savvyClouser gets scholarshipCLEARWATER Julia Clouser, a 2010 graduate of Seminole High, was recently awarded a 2011-2012 Dowd and Susan Ritter Dependent Scholarship. She is one of 10 students receiving this scholarship that is offered to dependents of Regions associates. She plans to attend Corcoran College of Art and Design in the fall. The scholarships are valued up to $7,000 per year and are renewable for four years.Students make deans listCLEARWATER Margot Sandrowitz of Clearwater and Danielle Carey of Safety Harbor have been named to the deans list at Savannah College of Art and Design for the spring quarter of 2011. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or above for the quarter receive this recognition.School bus postcards sentAbout 45,000 yellow postcards with school bus stop information were sent to parents of eligible students for school bus transportation. The childs bus stop location along with pick-up and drop-off times will be listed on the card. Parents should review safety tips and other information listed on the card. Parents who do not receive a postcard, need additional information, or have questions should call 587-2020. The call center is open 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. As of Tuesday, Aug. 16, the hours will be 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.Bushery named to deans listSEMINOLE Catherine M. Bushery of Seminole has been named to the Grand Valley State University Deans List for the spring semester of 2011. The school is in Allendale, Mich. 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The idea has also been spreading on a national level and across international waters as well. Across the United States, similar programs are popping up called Biz Towns. When national delegates from other states or those from other countries come to Florida, they are given choices for which cities theyd like to visit; most of them pick Largo to see the village, Eitel said. Japan and Nigeria have representatives that have visited the village. Japan created a similar type of program and others are interested as well, she said.
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He had served in that role since joining Synovus in 2008. Sherwood is a graduate of Synovus Retail Banking School, Atlanta, Ga. His volunteer commitments include participation in All Pro Dads of Pinellas and as a member of the Tampa Bay Junior Lightning coaching staff since 2008.Great Expressions acquires Wright BELLEAIR BLUFFS Great Expressions Dental Centers recently announced it has acquired the Wright Dental Care practice of Dr. Scott Wright and Dr. Elizabeth Hevia-Wright, located in Belleair Bluffs. Wright Dental Care was established in 2004 and provides complete family dentistry, including preventative and restorative care, sedation dentistry, dental implants, as well as one-visit porcelain crowns and veneers. Dr. Scott Wright is a board certified prosthodontist who has been practicing for the past 12 years. In recent years Great Expressions has expanded aggressively through acquisition. Last year, Great Expressions acquired 39 dental practices. Longino elected president of FCCFAPALM HARBOR Lee Longino was recently elected president of the 2011-12 board of directors of the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. The election took place during the annual FCCFA convention and tradeshow July 14-16, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Longino currently serves as the senior managing director of the southeastern business unit for the Dignity Memorial provider network. Longino was voted president-elect of the Florida Funeral Directors Association prior to the merger with the Florida Cemetery, Funeral and Cremation Association.First Bank accepts dress donations for PACEAs part of the Pinellas PACE Centers Love That Dress event in September, First Bank branches in Pinellas County will serve as dress donation drop-off sites through August. If you have an evening dress or two that you are no longer able to wear, we encourage you to drop them off at one of our eight First Bank locations in Pinellas County, said Anne Lee, First Banks retail president for Florida, in a press release. We want everyone to Love That Dress and put it to good use for a great event. First Bank locations in Pinellas County include: St. Petersburg, downtown 111 Second Ave. NE, Ste. 211, St. Petersburg Pasadena 6850 Central Ave., St. Petersburg Kenneth City 5825 54th Ave. N., Kenneth City Pinellas Park 7600 U.S. 19 N., Pinellas Park Seminole 13700 Park Blvd., Seminole Walsingham 13175 Walsingham Road, Largo Dunedin 2046 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin Northwood 3024 Enterprise Road E., Clearwater. PACE is a nonresidential, gender-specific program for girls age 12 to 18 that are experiencing difficulty or conflict in school or at home. PACE started in 1985 with 10 girls and now serves 150 Pinellas County girls.Briefs Networking groups, aka leads groups, meet on a regular basis at various locations in the area. Some groups charge a fee to attend, and most require reservations. Persons considering attending any group for the first time are encouraged to make contact in advance. The upcoming schedule is as follows: Thursday, Aug. 4 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., RGs Restaurant, 1565 S. Highland Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995. Thursday, Aug. 4 Seminole Business Masters, 7:30 a.m., Mamas Kitchen, 5885 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call Judy Miller at 798-4332. Thursday, Aug. 4 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., Panera Bread in the Bardmoor Shopping Center on the corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call Barbara at 573-1935, ext. 402. Thursday, Aug. 4 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, Aug. 4 BNI Grand Slam Network Exchange, 7:30 a.m., Heritage Holiday Inn, 234 Third Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.bni.com. Thursday, Aug. 4 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Aug. 4 Referral Exchange BNI, 7:30 a.m., at HolidayNetworking clubs follow the leads Inn Express, 2580 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Networking meeting includes continental breakfast. Cost is $10. Call Denise Murphy at 725-8101 or email email@example.com. Thursday, Aug. 4 Professional Leads Network, Patriots Chapter, 8 a.m., Boris Family Restaurant, 11411 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Thursday, Aug. 4 Suncoast Free Networking International, 8:30 to 10 a.m., at Park Station Building, 5851 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. This networking meeting includes brainstorming a business, a gratitude session and networking tips. Call Walt Morey at 647-8242. Thursday, Aug. 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 415-4772 Thursday, Aug. 4 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Aug. 5 BNI Referral Masters, 7 a.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call Bill Mantooth at 639-6690 or visit www.bnireferralmasters.com. Friday, Aug. 5 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Aug. 5 Professional Leads Network, Upper Pinellas Chapter, 8 a.m., at Daddys Grill, 3682 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Friday, Aug. 5 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, Aug. 8 Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Monday, Aug. 8 Professional Leads Network, St. Petersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky Ps, 6521 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Monday, Aug. 8 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 email jamieL@freenetworkingin ternational.com. Monday, Aug. 8 Free Networking International, Clearwater Two Cups Connect Group, 2:30 to 4 p.m., at Bay Coast Coffee Market, 2525 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call Wayne Porter at 642-6173, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit twocupscon nect.com. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Professional Leads Network, First Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village Drive, Clearwater. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Tuesday, Aug. 9 The Board, Network Professionals, 7:30 a.m., at Panera Bread, Bardmoor Shopping Center, corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call 742-6343. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Business Network International, Winners Circle, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call Dave Proffitt at 230-9240. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Network Professionals Inc., Seminole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Yacht Club Breakfast, sponsored by Creative Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call Darrell Baker, area director, at 5864999 or visit www.cbcnet.biz. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 3673737. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Free Networking International, Bayside Group, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Bay Pines Sports Bar, 9685 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg. Call Janet Landt at 455-7510, email email@example.com or visit www.freenetworkinginternational.com. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Network Professionals Inc., St. Pete Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Red Lobster, 2773 66th St. N., St. Petersburg. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Network Professionals Inc., ICOT Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tucsons Southwest Grill, 13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. Call Eddie Montoya at 813-477-3533. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Tri-City Network Professionals, 11:45 a.m., at Applebees Restaurant, 5110 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. First visit is free. Call 492-7921. Wednesday, Aug. 10 Business Network International, Financial Freedom, 7:15 a.m., at Bardmoor Country Club, 8001 Cumberland Road, Largo. Call Phil at 409-1609 or visit www.BNIFinancialFree dom.com. Wednesday, Aug. 10 Pinellas Executives Association, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., at Cove Cay Country Club, 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater. Call Donna Perry at 784-6507 or visit www.peafl.com. Wednesday, Aug. 10 BNI Business Connections Countryside, 7:30 a.m., at Grillsmith, 2539 Countryside Blvd., Suite 6, Clearwater. Cost is $11. Call Renee Jones at 813-749-2780, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bnibusinessconnections.com.
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Inside laundry room with plenty of built-in storage cabinets. 14x10 bonus room could be used as a 3rd bedroom, family room or office and attached workshop at rear of carport. Home is centrally located with easy access to shopping, airport, library, golf course, parks and our beautiful beaches. Cute, cozy and priced to sell. MLS#U7516145. Schnitzler. $89,900. GREAT STARTER HOMEBuy a lifestyle! Gated community. Wide water views to Intracoastal. 2BR/2BA with 1 car garage. 1,660 sq. ft. of maintenance free living! Dock your boat at your back door in DEEDED slip. Heated pool, tennis, golf and library. Minutes to beautiful Gulf Beaches. Outstanding community! MLS#U7516187. Adams, Ann. $259,900. VILLA WATERFRONT 10K REDUCTIONWrap-around deck overlooking pool and spa with floor to ceiling windows. Wood floor, fireplace and covered parking. This large 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath unit is spotless. Move right in! MLS#U7520588. Steiermann. $104,900. 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Commissioners also have heard twice from a Clearwater Golf Club consultant, Ed Hooper, who said July 19 the club is interested in operating the Largo Golf Course. Hooper, who is also a state representative, said that city commissioners are addressing revenue problems, and they must either raise the citys millage, reduce services or think outside the box. The city has earmarked $150,000 in its proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 to be transferred to the golf course fund. And if you dont have to spend that money and you take that and put it with the revenue you would receive, you have just given Chief Wallace four or five new firefighters, you have given Chief Carroll four or five new police officers. The revenue is there; its just math. If golf courses are not operated as if they are a business, the city will keep pouring more citizens money into the operation, he said. And its a wonderful activity, Hooper said. I love golf. Is that the essential business that government needs to be subsidizing when there are so many needs? Every other city that he knows of except St. Petersburg is getting away from running golf courses, he said. Clearwater Golf Club President Greg McClimans is a 30-year PGA professional and understands every facet of golf course management, golf course marketing, golf course operations, Hooper said. He thinks you have a wonderful asset, as do I. Its in great shape, he said, but he added that the city has so many other financial needs. Some city commissioners asked that more information on the proposal be provided to them for discussions at budget work session. City officials have explored a variety of marketing approaches in hopes of increasing play at the golf course, which is at 12500 Vonn Road. The economic downturn and inclement weather during the peak season in fiscal year 2010 took its toll on the golf course. The highest net loss for any normal year of operation was in that year, $307,000, a city report said. The Largo Golf Course was purchased by the city in February 1979. The course sits on about 47 acres with frontage on both Walsingham and Vonn roads. The city-owned 18-hole executive golf course also includes a pro shop and a concession area leased to a private operator. Photo by TOM GERMONDCity commissioners are concerned about the Largo Golf Course, located on Vonn Road, receiving subsidies from the citys operating budget.Largo officials keep close eye on golf course revenueWeedon hosts exhibitST. PETERSBURG Connecting People and Place is on exhibit at the Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. This art-inspired, hands-on educational permanent exhibit showcases the areas history, ecology and people. It can be viewed during center hours, Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is closed Sunday through Wednesday and on holidays. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Weedon to host Flute Extravaganza, concertST. PETERSBURG The eighth annual Hearts Breath Flute Extravaganza will be Friday, Aug. 5, 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. The free event will feature flute music and shopping and is designed to showcase Native American culture. All ages are welcome to attend. On Friday, the day will conclude with a Concert of Creative Sounds, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The free concert will feature performances of Native American style music. For information, call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpre serve.org.Weedon hosts guided hikesST. PETERSBURG Guided hikes are offered Saturdays, 9 to 11 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve while going along on this free guided hike. Participants should bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes also are recommended. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.wee donislandpreserve.org.Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon: Quiet Night will be presented Thursdays, Aug. 11, 25 and Sept. 8, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE.This free program is designed to introduce preschool children to the wonders of the natural and cultural world. Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, children are treated to a variety of stories and hands-on activities that connect them to their environment. Preregistration is required. To register, call 582-2100 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org. For information, call 453-6500.Briefs
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Sunrise and sunset are your best shot for finding a good bite. Targeting deep grass flats near the passes for trout and mackerel was one of the bright spots this past week. Live chumming with small pilchards that were castnetted along a bridge shadow line in the pre-dawn hours was responsible for getting the fish into a frenzy. Using a No. 1 long shank hook will allow these tiny baits to swim naturally and not get sucked to the bottom. Also, using a weighted float will help to get the bait out to the target zone. Redfishing has been decent over the past week with the new moon tides spurring on the good bite. As sunset approaches the huge outgoing tide will begin to bottom out at a lower than normal tidal stage. Its these super low tides combined with fading light conditions that give the redfish an added level of confidence to root the bottom for shrimp and crabs. This behavior is easily spotted by scanning the waters surface for tails. Best baits for this scenario would be weedless jerk baits or my personal favorite, the top-water plug. Theres just something about that tantalizing side-to-side motion that the reds cant refuse. Not to mention theyll often push a wake from several yards away as they make their approach toward your bait, a sight that always makes your adrenaline pump. Tarpon fishing has been hot one day and cold the next. Days that offer slick calm mornings give you the best opportunity to spot rolling fish. Tampa bay bridges and river mouths are consistent spots to check as well as many deep canals and fingers along the ICW. Cast D.O.A. Bait Busters to rolling fish or if their reluctant to feed try fishing whole shad, ladyfish or mullet on the bottom. Pompano fishing has been consistent along Tampa Bay bridges as well as the Tierra Verde Bridge and the Meisner Bridge. 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Seminole was also led at the plate by Matt Tharp, Chase Michael, Luke Bibelhauser and Colby Brooks, while first baseman Tanner Suarez and outfielders Brandon Farling, Nate Tomilonus and Dylan Hartog played well defensively. In front, from left, are Tomilonus and Hartog. In the second row are Biblehauser, Suarez, DeRosa, Tharp, Michael and Farling. In the back row are Coach Mark Michael, Borgh, Coach Scott DeRosa, Cuellar, Lamoureux, Coach Tom Tharp, Rice, Brooks, Frickmann and Manager Mickey Suarez.Sectional runners-upLadies fishing tourney slatedMADEIRA BEACH The Old Salt Fishing Foundation plans its 23rd annual Old Salt and Bill Currie Ford Ladies Fishing Tournament, Aug. 11 and 13 at the Madeira Beach Municipal Marina. The event is a fundraiser for the Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation and All Childrens Hospital. The ladies tournament also includes a Fish-AThon, captains party, silent auctions, local restaurants, arts and crafts vendors. Ladies will compete Saturday, Aug. 13 in one of the largest fishing events of its kind. While men can captain and mate the boat the angling is all up to the ladies. For event details, sponsorship opportunities or to register for the tournament visit: www.OldSaltFishing.org www.BillCurrie.com Email info@OldSaltFishingFoundation.org Or call 216-6601.Wentzel records hole-in-oneSEMINOLE Marilyn Wentzel, a member of the Tides Womens Golf Association, shot a holein-one July 22 at The Tides Golf Course. Wentzel used a sand wedge to record the ace on the 96-yard third hole.Soccer registration slated at SYAASEMINOLE The Seminole Youth Athletic Association plans soccer registration on the following dates at 12100 90th Ave. Saturdays, Aug. 6, 13 and Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31, 6 to 8 p.m. Boys and girls ages 4 to 18 are eligible. Cost is $130 for U6-U8 and $135 U10-U19, plus $50 facility fee per family. Kids 3-4 years old can register if they turn 4 before the first practice. For more information, contact Sherri McCarthy at 235-3378 or email andycap1@tam pabay.rr.com. Visit www.syaa-soccer.com.Charity golf tournament setPINELLAS PARK SunCoast Masters and Wardens Association is hosting its 10th annual charity golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Mainlands Golf Course, 9445 Mainlands Blvd. Registration is at 8 a.m. Deadline to register or sponsor a hole is Sept. 12. Cost to play is $65; hole sponsorship is $50. Barbecue luncheon scheduled at the tournament. For more information, call Billy Garrett Jr. at 547-5385.Tides WGA resultsSEMINOLE Results of The Tides Womens Golf Association low net event on July 19: Joyce Cooney, 72; Dolly Wicht, 73; Nancy Briner, 74; Linda Bullelrman, 76; Bettye Rae Crane, 78; and Judy McNamee, 79. Results of the groups July 12 event: Marty Petrovitch, 33; Nancy Briner, 34.5; and Carol Johnson, 35.5.Beierlein tourney draws 65 youthsSEMINOLE More than 65 kids turned out July 17 when Gulf Coast USBC held its Harry Beierlein Youth Scholarship Bowling Tournament at Liberty Lanes. Jordan Thornton rolled a 310-handicap game to win the 12-and-over division, while Corey Braun finished with a 251 to capture the 11and-under division. The groups next tournament is Aug. 27-28 when the Maddie Dalrymple Youth/Adult Pins Over Average takes place at Twedts Lanes, 13100 Seminole Blvd. Call 581-4102 for information.Briefs
Viewpoints 13A Beacon, August 4, 2011Volunteers for this organization have proven time and time again that they are not afraid to get their hands dirty. Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity International has helped build 400,000 affordable houses and has served more than 2 million people around the world. Thats a remarkable accomplishment and shows the value of teamwork, pride in the community and volunteer labor. Essentially, Habitat for Humanity strives to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the world, building and rehabilitating simple houses. Besides having a down payment and making mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor into building their Habitat houses and those of others sweat equity personified. Habitat houses are sold to partners families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County certainly has embraced the goals and standards set by Habitat International. The local organization has built 220 houses in Pinellas County and has funded 189 homes overseas. According to Habitat statistics, 117,874 county households pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing; 47,360 households in the county pay more than 50 percent of their income for housing. Habitat also reports that 17,615 housing units are substandard overcrowded, lacking heat, incomplete kitchen or plumbing facilities and about 68,000 people in the county are living at the poverty level. In other words, Habitat can always use extra hands. Construction volunteers help with almost every aspect of the building process, and no experience is necessary. The organization will provide the training and the tools. The summer job sites are open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. throughout the county. Volunteers also help with the stock and inventory and assisting customers at a home improvement outlet store. Donations are accepted by phone or mail. Habitat even accepts small, unused balances on gift cards. To find out more about donating, contact Habitat at 536-4755. Habitat for Pinellass website is full of information about the organization www.phfh.org Volunteer and help make a dream come true. If you were a foreign terrorist intent on disrupting the lives and wellbeing of Americans, what methods would you choose? Obviously, blowing up an airliner would be the last thing youd consider. With all the patdowns and other security checks at our airports, youd probably be arrested before you got within 200 yards of the aircraft youd chosen. (Still, I hear disturbing stories of the many gaps in our airports security systems.) Besides, youd have little chance of gaining control of the aircraft and ramming it into a skyscraper, the way the 9/11 terrorists did. Flight decks are now locked from takeoff to touchdown. The most a bomb-toting terrorist could hope for would be the death of a few hundred passengers. That would be chump change. Terrorists can easily choose bigger and fatter targets. Ever since 9/11, Ive been waiting for al Qaeda to drop the other shoe on us by attacking a cruise ship. Every day, from various American ports, these pleasure vessels shove off, loaded with several thousands of passengers and crew members. Is every one of these people screened and searched as they prepare to board? If so, I havent heard about it. Just picture what would happen if one medium-sized bomb exploded below the water line at 2 a.m. as the ship steamed along a few hundred miles into the Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico. It would make the Titanic disaster look like a weekend canoe mishap. Few actions would harm our way of life more than shutting off our electric power supply. Whether we like it or not, we are slaves to electricity. Without it we are paralyzed. And yet the nations power grid could be shut down by a few hundred trained and dedicated terrorists who simply drove up to a percentage of the power sub-stations that are scattered across the land on unguarded (except for wire fences and Keep Off! signs) sites. A bomb tossed over the sub-stations fence in any city could kill electricity for miles around. A coordinated attack at an agreedupon time at a hundred sites would render our vaunted power grids backup systems useless. America would go dark and stay that way for days or weeks. Damage and suffering would be incalculable. A recent news item out of Portland, Ore., suggests another tactic terrorists might use to cripple an important part of our daily lives. The technique: urinate in a citys water supply. You may have read about it. A 21-year-old man urinated into one of Portlands municipal reservoirs. The result: the city shut off all the water from the site, and discarded 7.8 million gallons that might have otherwise been used. The urinator, who was not arrested or charged, said he thought he was emptying his bladder into a sewage treatment plant. A water system official admitted that the city often finds dead animals in the city reservoirs, but does not let that disrupt water use. This is different, he said. Do you want to drink pee? A similar reaction by officials and citizens throughout our country could serve as a welcome mat to terrorists looking for a way to harm American cities. However, such an alarmed response by average Americans is unlikely. After all, hordes of beachgoers each year knowingly swim in water whose high coliform count is clearly posted for the public to see. Many of us are gamblers. We figure were invulnerable. So why worry about a little highly diluted and chemically treated urine flowing from our showerheads and kitchen taps? One of the most deadly imaginable terrorist attacks was set forth in the 1975 Thomas Harris novel Black Sunday, which was later made into a frightening movie of the same name. The terrorists plot was to arm a dirigible with thousands of steeltipped darts. The dirigible would then be exploded above a Super Bowl football game in Miami, showering the stadiums occupants with a deadly hail of darts. The plot was foiled, but no one called the destructive idea incredible or undoable. Those over-used adjectives went down the drain on 9/11. The type of assault we should fear most is the one that, if and when it comes, will shut down Americas (and perhaps the worlds) computer systems. On that fateful day, power grids and entire economies will collapse. Aircraft will no longer fly. Our military defense systems, here and abroad, will be rendered useless. You and I will see our personal computer screens go blank. Civilization as we know it will be rendered impotent. Chaos will reign. Is such a cyber attack possible? From what I read, yes. Is it likely? Lets hope not. Bob Driver is a longtime columnist and editorial page editor for the Clearwater Sun. Send Driver an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Terrorism tactics waiting to be usedEvery political movement has its rhetorical strengths and weaknesses. The right can wax poetic about liberty and freedom, the left about the nobility of the poor and downtrodden. Nowhere do these differences come across more starkly than on the subject of taxation. (Note: This is not a column about the debt-ceiling negotiations. I would have put this warning up top, but I feared that immediately seeing the phrase debt-ceiling negotiations would cause many readers to face-plant into their breakfast tables or computer screens.) Ask almost any Republican politician, from lobster-rolleating Northeastern Rinos (Republicans in name only) to flinty, leather-skinned Westerners with calluses on their trigger fingers, to explain why high taxes are bad, and theyll do a pretty good job of selling it.Ask almost any Democrat to explain why high taxes are bad, and you will get hit with the velvet fog, minus the velvet. First theyll explain that while they do favor increasing revenues, they dont favor higher taxes if by high taxes you mean taxes that are too high. They favor smart tax rates that are targeted (i.e., higher). Then theyll explain that they dont want to raise your taxes; they want to raise taxes on your boss, your employer and the companies that sell you gas, cars, cigarettes, food, clothes, electricity and various unnecessary surgical procedures. They leave out that those taxes get passed on to you. Then, theyll rush to safer territory: all of the wonderful things government does. Government, dont you know, is just the word we use for all the things we do together. So every time you cut a check to the IRS, an angel gets its wings. Not all of those arguments are necessarily wrong. My point is that theres no poetry to them. The sizzle doesnt sell the steak. Barack Obama has tried to explain that higher taxes are neighborly. That spreading the wealth around is noble. That taxation is a vital application of the biblical requirement to be our brothers keeper that the Bible doesnt require. George Lakoff, a prominent linguistic consultant to Democrats, has tried a different tack. He says that taxes are what you pay to be an American. ... Taxes are your dues you pay your dues to be an American. For all the money Lakoff gets for being original, its funny how hes just plagiarizing FDR, who said, Taxes, after all, are dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society. Some ideas wont die, however. So there was Faiz Shakir, editor-in-chief of ThinkProgress .org, expanding on this idea on C-SPAN the other day. We should change our conception of what taxes mean, Shakir sermonized. Most people who join country clubs, or gyms, or other exclusive entities in America, feel ... proud to pay that monthly dues, because they want to be part of that special privileged community in which they receive wonderful resources and benefits. Americans should feel that same kind of awe and respect for paying taxes ... we shouldnt have an aversion to paying some amount of taxes. Give him points for trying. But lets take out our red pens. First, one senses that when Shakir says some amount he meansany amount. As for this idea that people should feel the same awe and respect for paying taxes as they do when they belong to a gym, Ive got to ask: What gym does this guy go to? The fundamental problem with marketing taxes as dues or fees is, well, theyre not dues or fees. Dues are voluntary. Fees can be withheld for bad service, and whatever awe and respect one feels comes not from paying the fee but from getting good value for it. Moreover, most exclusive entities dont charge wildly divergent rates to different customers based on their incomes. In fact, vast swaths of Americans dont pay the dues (income taxes) at all. They do pay the fees (sales and payroll taxes), but they get back more from government than they pay into it. And dont get me started on how illegal immigration fits this country club metaphor. The exclusive entity analogy actually supports not higher and more progressive income taxes, but a flat tax. Everybody pays X percent of their income. Everyone has the same share of skin in the game. In fairness, Republicans successfully sell their anti-tax message not because they have better orators or buy craftier linguists, but because taxpayers dont feel theyre getting a lot of value for their dollars, and most suspect they could feel the same awe and respect for half the price.Jonah Goldberg is editor-atlarge of National Review Online and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. You can write to him in care of this newspaper or by e-mail at JonahsColumn@aol.com, or via Twitter @JonahNRO.If Rupert Murdochs voicemail was hacked: BEEP: Rupert, this is Wendi. Guess what? Piers Morgan called and he wants me to do a whole hour about me punching that piethrower at Parliament! I know youd rather I give the interview to Fox but, darling, Piers and I go way back. Please be a love and say yes. Ill be in my private fitting room at Harrods if you need to reach me. BEEP: Dad, this is James. Sorry I wasnt much help the other day when that nitwit attacked you with the cream pie. As you know, ever since I was a small boy Ive had a deathly fear of pastry. Otherwise I would have hurled myself between you and that madman. Honest. BEEP: Mr. Murdoch, this is Hugh Grant. Yes, Hugh Grant the actor. Remember how your dirtbag reporters kept hacking my phones a few years ago while I was dating that super-hot socialite whose name now escapes me? Well, you shriveled old goat, guess what. Now Ive got your voicemail code and Im eavesdropping on all your personal messages. Ha! BEEP: Mr. Murdoch, this is Dr. Entwistle, the urologist. We got your tests back today and Id like to schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience. BEEP: Ha, Rupert, I heard that! Hugh Grant here again and, speaking on behalf of all the celebrities whose phones got hacked by your hacks, let me just say that I hope your prostate gland is the size of a croquet ball! BEEP: Rupert, this is Prime Minister David Cameron. I want to personally apologize for the inexcusable security lapse that allowed that impudent pie-thrower to smack you in the face the other day. (But bravo for Wendi, eh?) Listen, Rupe old boy, you understand that despite our close friendship and all the self-serving advice that youve given me since I took office, I must continue condemning your newspapers publicly every chance I get, in order to save my own political hide. Please know that I still consider you a dear chum ... whoa this line is secure, right? BEEP: Mr. Murdoch, this is Jude Law. Yes, Jude Law the actor. You might recall that Im suing one of your papers for stealing my private phone messages. I just wanted to tell you how distressed I was to hear that your prostate apparently is now the size of a cantaloupe. Oh, and Hugh Grant says cheers. BEEP: Mr. Murdoch, this is the executive assistant to Prime Minister David Cameron. The PM wanted me to inform you that it wasnt he who left a somewhat careless message on your phone a few minutes ago, but rather a clever imposter who sounded exactly like him. The Prime Minister would greatly appreciate it if you erased the previous message as soon as possible, and this one as well. Thank you. BEEP: This is a recorded message from the Downing Street Pharmacy. Your prescription for Cialis is ready to be picked up. BEEP: Cialis! Rupert, you horndog! Eighty years old and still rattling the headboards. Its Hugh Grant again. Isnt this fun? BEEP: Rupert, its Wendi. Oh my God, they want me to be on The View! Can you believe this? Ill need the jet, darling, the big one. See you back in New York! BEEP: Mr. Murdoch, its Jude Law again. I took the liberty of dropping by the Downing Street Pharmacy and getting your Cialis pills, which I intend to leave at the news desk of the Sunday Mirror, one of your archrival papers. I also informed the druggist that your prostate was now as big as a Frisbee, and he highly recommended Flomax. You should check it out. BEEP: Rupert, this is Prince Charles. Because of my familys sad firsthand experience with tabloid phone-hacking, an actor acquaintance recently provided me with the code to your voicemail hope its not a bother. Camilla and I watched the hearings the other day and were impressed by the right cross thrown by your wife at the pie-thrower. Also wanted to let you know that I, too, have heard good things about Flomax. BEEP: Mr. Murdoch, this is Scotland Yard calling. We have reason to suspect that your private telephone numbers have been compromised just kidding, Rupester! This is Hugh, again. Im at Heathrow, where your lovely wife has kindly offered me a lift to New York on your jet. Small world, eh? BEEP: Rupert, its Wendi. Youll never guess who I just bumped into at the airport and hes even more handsome in person than he is in the movies! Call you later, darling.Carl Hiaasen is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Readers may write to him at: 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132.Comeuppance for the Rupester EDITORIALOrganization builds futuresHabitat for Humanity makes a difference in many lives 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-5563 Fax: 727-397-5900 www.TBNweekly.com Publisher/President: Dan Autrey email@example.com Accounting Manager: Andrea Marcarelli firstname.lastname@example.org Retail Advertising Manager: Jay Rey email@example.com Classied Advertising Manager: Shelly Fournier firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Editor: Tom Germond email@example.comProduction Manager: David Brown firstname.lastname@example.org Internet Services Manager: Suzette Porter email@example.com Seminole/Beach Beacon: Bob McClure firstname.lastname@example.org Largo Leader/Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond email@example.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Chary Southmayd firstname.lastname@example.org Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl email@example.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Juliana A. Torres firstname.lastname@example.org General Editorial email@example.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563 Drivers SeatBob Driver Ever since 9/11, Ive been waiting for al Qaeda to drop the other shoe on us by attacking a cruise ship. Every day, from various American ports, these pleasure vessels shove off, loaded with several thousands of passengers and crew members. Carl Hiaasen Jonah GoldbergThe terminology of U.S. taxation
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Obituary information should include: full name, age, city and date of death. You may also choose to include the names of living and/or predeceased relatives, work history, clubs and/or activities that they participated in. If you wish to include the name of the funeral home handling arrangements keep in mind that we are a weekly publication and the paper may publish after the services have taken place. For further information, including cost, please call Tampa Bay Newspapers at 727-397-5563, or you can submit your information through our Web site, www.TBNweekly.com, or by e-mail at: obits@TBNweekly.com.80510 Our Mission is Keeping You HealthyNew Patients WelcomeFAMILY PRACTICE & INTERNAL MEDICINE2 Locations to Better Serve YouHumana, Medicare & Most Insurance AcceptedOakhurst Medical Clinic 13020 Park Blvd. Seminole, FL 33776 (727) 393-3404 East Bay Medical Center 3800 East Bay Dr. Largo, FL 33771 (727) 539-0505 oakmed.com010611Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. 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Betsy Parker, A.R.N.P Gail Quail MSN, A.R.N.P.C. John Jarboe A.R.N.P. Marianne Fisher CEO FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE 5511 North Greenwood to host Wellness FestCLEARWATER The North Greenwood Back to School Wellness Fest will be Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at North Greenwood Aquatic and Recreation Complex, 900 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Sponsored by Bank Of America, the free event will provide free school supplies, backpacks and wellness exams for community members and school-age kids. Upon registration, participants will have access to the Wellness Pavilion where they have an opportunity to receive exams and talk with volunteer medical professionals. Children seeking immunizations must be accompanied by an adult with their current records. Upon exiting the Wellness Pavilion, participants are required to visit with a minimum of three vendors who service target families in North Greenwood. After talking with the vendors, they may access the school supply area, where we will be distributing over 1,000 backpacks with school supplies. Free lunches and entertainment are available. Volunteers are needed to stuff the backpacks on Friday, Aug. 5. Call 643-3500.Audiology seminar setCLEARWATER The Florida Academy of Audiology will host its inaugural hearing health seminar for the public on Friday, Aug. 26, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd. The seminar is part of the academys three-day annual convention. The public is invited to attend the free, two-hour event which will include a seminar led by academy audiologists and others about hearing loss and treatment option; information and demonstrations from hearing device manufacturers and other vendors on the latest products and services for individuals with hearing loss; and free wax screenings. There is no cost to attend this event, and self-parking is complimentary at the resort. For information and to RSVP, call 561-4778100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Brain cancer support group to meetCLEARWATER The Brain Cancer Support Group will meet Tuesday, Aug. 9, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Miles For Hope, 1684 N. Belcher Road. Miles For Hope, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing brain tumor awareness and raising funds for research, formed a brain tumor support group to give emotional support, provide information about alternative treatment options, and give strategies on how to manage life with brain cancer. The group meets once a month at the Miles For Hope headquarters. Bob and Barb Gibbs serve as facilitators. Group meetings include guest counselors and nutrition seminars for brain cancer patients. Brain tumors currently affect more than 200,000 people each year. They are the leading cause of solid tumor cancer deaths in children under the age of 20. It is estimated that more than 600,000 people are battling a brain tumor in the United States. 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Community 15A Beacon, August 4, 2011 Church And Temple DirectoryS71411 Tell the Public About Your ServicesCall 397-5563 Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: email@example.com Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation 71411 FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCHA Congregational Christian Church, everyone welcome 152 TreasureIsland Causeway Treasure IslandNorth of ClockTower 398-6342 Bible Study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.Come Back to ChurchSunday School 9:15 a.m. WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. Michael Hargrave62311 805108771 Park Blvd. SeminoleCorner of Park Blvd. & Starkey Rd. next to Save-a-LotHeirs of Promise ChurchPastor Jim & April Licensed & Ordained Through Rhema Bible A Non Denominational / Spirit Filled Church397-0806 www.heirsofpromise.com Bible Foundations Class Nursery Contemporary Worship PrayerSunday Service................................................10:30 AM Childrens Church...........................................10:30 AM Thursday Midweek Service...............................7:00 PM80510 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST6245 Seminole Blvd., (Alt. 19), Seminole 392-1406Reading Room Sunday 10 A.M. Wed. 7 P.M.SUNDAY SERVICE..........................................10:30 A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL...........................................10:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY TESTIMONY MEETING.............7:30 P.M.80510 St. Anne of Grace Episcopal ChurchWorship & Holy Communion on SundaysRite One Mass: 8:00 a.m. Rite Two Mass: 9:00 a.m. Pastor Steve Ankudowich Please join us for a hot, home-cookedbreakfast after the 9:00 &10:30 services6650 113th Street No. Seminole 392-4483a.m. 040711 The Church by the Sea137th Avenue at Gulf Boulevard Madeira Beach Call: 391-7706Rev. Dr. Armand L. Weller, Senior Pastor Come and worship. Go and serve.Contemporary Worship(Fellowship Hall)8:45 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Traditional Worship(Sanctuary) 10:00 a.m.Nursery providedSunday School 10:00 a.m.50511Bible Study Monday at 7 p.m. & Friday at 9:30 a.m. Not a Pill Mill New Patients Welcome MRI on site, open Monday-Saturday Little or minimum wait Your Prescription for relief! Call For an Appointment 1on1 Visit Every Time With The Same DoctorEdward Feldman, M.D.Orthopedic SurgeonNancy C. Bruemmer,M.D.See clinic for details, restrictions apply. 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Mansour, M.D., P.A.Board Certied in Family Practicewww.mansourfamilypractice.com We accept most insurance plansFamily Practice Preventive Medicine Minor Emergencies Well Woman Programs Now Accepting New Patients Voted Most Caring Physician WinnieWinnie is a beautiful, sweet and very affectionate 8-month-old kitten waiting patiently for her new forever home. Shes playful yet gentle, and loves all the attention she can get. Winnie gets along well with most other kitties and would make a great addition to any family. Stop by and meet her at the Suncoast Animal League, 1030 Pennsylvania Ave. in Palm Harbor, or call 786-1330.Pets of the weekElsaElsa is a 5-year-old Australian cattle dog. She weighs in at 55 pounds, and is a very affectionate pup, preferring to stand near you and get pats on the head. This breed is known for its intelligence and athletic nature, making her a perfect companion for an active family. If you bring this article with you to Pinellas County Animal Services, Elsa can be yours for the low fee of $20. Animal Services is at 12450 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Visit www.pinellascounty.org/animals ervices/petfind.htm or call 5822600.A.A. Clearwater Speakers meet Mondays, 7 p.m., at Friendship United Methodist Church, 2039 E. Druid Road, Clearwater. Call Dennis Helgeson at 278-2957. Actors Networking Group meets Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., at 1653 Monterey Drive, Clearwater. Reservations required. Call 581-1677. All Childrens Hospital Guild, Beach Branch, meets second Monday in September and first Mondays from October through May, 10:30 a.m., at Shells Restaurant, 6300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Call Claudia Roberts at 360-4408. Alpha XI Delta Pinellas County Alumnae meets third Saturdays at varying times and locations. Call 391-0878. AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving Classes, for drivers over 50, are taught by trained volunteers in two four-hour sessions. Graduates may be eligible for auto insurance discounts for the following three years. Cost is $10. Call 888-227-7669. Seminole Chapter 2569 meets fourth Tuesdays, 11:15 a.m., at Roskamp Auditorium at Freedom Square, 7800 Liberty Lane. Noon meeting, guest speakers and entertainment. Call 3930561. American Legion Post 7 plays bingo on Thursdays at noon Cef Alteri serves dinner on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 5 to 8 p.m., at 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Music for dancing is offered Mondays 7 to 10 p.m. Call 447-9204. American Legion Post 273, 600 American Legion Drive, Madeira Beach, hosts a fish and fry on Fridays. Call 391-3670. American Legion Post 119 hosts dances featuring music from the s second and fourth Wednesdays, at the Post, 130 First Ave. S.W., Largo. Call 585-1225. American Legion Post 104 serves dinner Fridays, 5 to 7:30 p.m., at the post, 7550 60th St. N., Pinellas Park. Call 544-5137. Artists in Action Poetry Reading Series takes place first Sundays, 1 p.m., at Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola, Clearwater. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ballroom Dances and Instruction meets Mondays, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Treasure Island Community Center, Gulf Boulevard at 106th Ave.; and Thursdays, 7:45 to 9:30 p.m., at City Hall Auditorium, 120 108th Ave. Cost is $5 a session. Call John Tebo at 410-0251. Bay Area Electric Boaters, meets to run radio-controlled model boats on second and fourth Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lake Seminole Park, 10015 Park Blvd., Seminole. The club also meets every third Thursday at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St., Largo. Call 518-3132. Bay Area Macintosh User Group, Clearwater chapter, meets fourth Mondays, 1 to 3 p.m., at Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St., Clearwater. Email email@example.com. Bay Area Macintosh User Group, meets second Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bay Bouquet Garden Club, meets the third Wednesday September to May, 9:30 a.m., at Dunedin Library, 223 Douglas Ave. Call 736-5593. Begin With Me AFG, meets Sundays, 7:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 8 p.m., at the Lutheran Church of the Palms, 2250 Nebraska Ave., 2nd Floor, Room 10, Palm Harbor. Call 548-6811. Beta Beta ChapterEpsilon Sigma Alpha International meets first Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at various locations. Call 4606176 or email email@example.com. British Floridian Club, meets the first Saturday of the month at VFW Post 10174, 10997 72nd Ave., Seminole. All people of British heritage are invited. Call Vera at 394-2767 or Dorinda at 578-5471 for details. Bay Area Button Society, meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Safety Harbor library meeting room, 101Calendar of events Second St. N. The society meets the fourth Monday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Pinellas Park Library meeting room, 7750 52nd St. Call 581-7068. Central Pinellas Republican Club, meets second Thursdays, 11:30 a.m., at Super Buffet, Seminole Mall (Park Boulevard and 113th Street). Luncheon meeting features speakers and timely political topics. Call Karen Donovan at 687-1318. CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, meets first Tuesdays, 7 to 8:45 p.m., at Bay Pines VA Medical Center, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Building 20, in the medical auditorium. Visit www.chaddonline.org/chapters /chadd601.html. Childrens Art Classes for children ages 6 to 12, meets Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the Suntan Art Center, 3300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Christ the King PCA Womens Bible Study, meets Thursdays, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Historic Chapel, 5400 Seminole Blvd. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Clearwater GFWC Community Womans Club, meets third Tuesdays, September to May, 10 a.m., at Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola St. Call 394-2229. Church and Community Outreach, meets third Thursdays, 4 p.m., at the Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. Church of the Isles Golf Group, meets Tuesdays, 9:15 a.m., at the Pinecrest Golf Course, 1200 Eighth Ave. SW. Call 5951038. Clearwater Civitan Club, meets first and third Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call 584-0461. Clearwater Womens Aglow Community Lighthouse, meets second Saturdays at the Holiday Inn, 20967 U.S. 19 N. The breakfast buffet is $6. Call 938-0808. Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America Support Group, meets first Tuesdays at Morton Plant Education Center, 1234 Druid Ave., across the street from the hospital entrance. Call 723-2207. Daughters of the American Revolution, Caladesi Chapter, meets third Mondays, September to May, 12:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, Friendship Hall, 421 Main St., Dunedin. Call 531-2100. Daughters of Italy Lodge #2825, meets last or fourth Tuesdays, 6 p.m., at Countryside Public Library, 2741 State Road 580, Clearwater. Open to Italian and non-Italian women 18 years and older. Call Vincenza DiLiberti at 447-6890, 455-1521 or visit www.daughtersofitaly.com. Democratic Womens Club of Upper Pinellas, meets fourth Mondays, 11:30 a.m., at Golden Corral Buffet in Largo, 10050 Ulmerton Road. Call Mary Freeman at 581-4630 for more information. Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11 hosts a pancake breakfast first Saturdays, 8 to 11 a.m., at 219 South Betty Lane, Clearwater, for $3 ($1.50 children 8 and under). Call 631-0185. Dunedin Masonic Lodge No. 192 meets second and fourth Mondays, 7:30 p.m., at 1297 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin. Call 7332597 or visit www.dunedin192.org. Dunedin Newcomers Club of Greater Dunedin, meets second Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for lunch, a speaker and cards. For location, call Sylvia at 736-3253. Emotions Anonymous, meets Saturdays, 7 p.m., at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9530 Starkey Road, Seminole. All are welcome and no one is turned away. The group is designed for those who are searching for support regarding emotional wellness and wellbeing. Call 238-3371. Exchange Club of St. Petersburg meets Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m., at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, Central Avenue and Beach Drive. Call Judy Stump at 771-6961 or visit www.stpeteexchange.com. Families Adjusting to Loss a grief support group, meets Mondays, noon to 1 p.m., at Temple Bnai Israel, 1685 S. Belcher Road. Rene L. baseman facilitates. The seminar focuses on the Jewish process of grief using the book Living When a Loved One Has Died, by Rabbi Earl Grollman. Call 531-5829. Fibromyalgia Support Group, meets third Saturdays, 11 a.m., at Imperial Palms Apartments, East Clubhouse, 1300 Imperial Palm Drive, Largo. A light lunch is served. To R.S.V.P., call 437-1639. Fleet Reserve Association Unit 102, meets third Sundays, 1 p.m., at 2612 12th St. N., St. Petersburg. The group works to preserve and enhance benefits and quality-of-life programs for members of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Call 323-7548.Announcements are submitted by the public; information is subject to change. To place an item in the ongoing calendar or networking leads, send it at least two weeks in advance to CalendarLeads, Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772, or email editorial@TBNweekly.com. Please include date, time, place and phone number and dont forget to send a notification when the information changes, or the groupstops meeting.
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Diversions Things to do around Pinellas County Classieds Events MoviesBeacon Section B August 4, 2011Visit www.TBNweekly.com Looking AheadSeminole Back to School Bash Movie Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2 p.m., at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The featured film will be Rio. Call 394-6905. Family Movie Matinee Saturday, Aug. 13, 2 p.m., at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The featured film will be Rio. Free popcorn and sodas will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905. Family Movie Matinee, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2 p.m., at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The featured film will be Joey. Free popcorn and soda will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905. Family Movie Matinee, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m., Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The featured film will be Ant Bully. Free popcorn and soda will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905.St. Pete Beach Dive-in Movie Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m., at the St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. The featured film will be Madagascar. Attendees may bring noodles, floats and chairs. Admission is $3 a person. Drinks, snacks and glow jewelry will be sold at the pool. Outside coolers will not be permitted. Call 363-9245 or visit www.spbrec.com. Dive-in Movie Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m., at the St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. The featured film will be Shark Tale. Attendees may bring noodles, floats and chairs. Admission is $3 a person. Drinks, snacks and glow jewelry will be sold at the pool. Outside coolers will not be permitted. Call 363-9245 or visit www.spbrec.com.Treasure Island Caroline Rhea Friday, Aug. 12, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit www.theclubti.com. Rheas sweet smile belies a ferocious wit and a refreshingly shrewd eye for comedy. Rhea has blazed her own trail in the comedic landscape, first on MTVs Half-Hour Comedy Hour, then with Comic Strip Live and Carolines Comedy Hour. Her career really took off when she assumed the role of Aunt Hilda on televisions Sabrina the Teenage Witch. She replaced Rosie ODonnells Emmy-winning daytime talk-show with The Caroline Rhea Show. Continuing her hot streak, Rhea then became the first-ever host on The Biggest Loser, the international weight-loss sensation that now airs in over 70 countries. Ben Vereen Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit www.theclubti.com. Vereen starred on Broadway in Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Im Not Rappaport, Chicago, Pippin and Wicked. The Broadway legend and Tony Award winner will bring the bright lights of Broadway to Treasure Island. Adam Ferrara, Friday, Sept. 9, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit www.theclubti.com. Ferrara is described as brilliantly absurd and creative-bordering-on-deranged. A rising comedy superstar, Ferrara is a two-time nominee for Best Male Standup by the American Comedy Awards. He is a regular on the talk-show circuit, appearing often on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The View and Rachel Ray. He also landed a recurring role on Rescue Me. Richard Lewis Friday, Oct. 14, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit www.theclubti.com. Lewis is undoubtedly Americas most beloved hypochondriac. Elevating depression to high comedy, Lewis has starred in standup concerts on HBO and Showtime, played the lead role for four seasons in ABCs Anything but Love and was Charlie Sheens accountant in Two and a Half Men. He currently Looking ahead Looking ahead Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Rise of the Planet of the ApesGenre: Action, adventure and science fiction Cast: James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, Andy Serkis, Tyler Labine and David Hewlett Director: Rupert Wyatt Rated: PG-13 Rise of the Planet of the Apes is an origin story in the truest sense of the term. Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a blend of science fiction and science fact, where mans own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.The Change-UpGenre: Comedy Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Olivia Wilde and Leslie Mann Director: David Dobkin Rated: R Growing up together, Mitch (Ryan Reynolds) and Dave (Jason Bateman) were inseparable best friends, but as the years have passed theyve slowly drifted apart. While Dave is an overworked lawyer, husband and father of three, Mitch has remained a single, quasi-employed man-child who has never met a responsibility he liked. To Mitch, Dave has it all: beautiful wife Jamie (Leslie Mann), kids who adore him and a high-paying job at a prestigious law firm. To Dave, living Mitchs stress free life without obligation or consequence would be a dream come true. Following a drunken night out together, Mitch and Daves worlds are turned upside down when they wake up in each others bodies and proceed to freak out. Despite the freedom from their normal routines and habits, the guys soon discover that each others lives are nowhere near as rosy as they once seemed. Further complicating matters are Daves sexy legal associate, Sabrina (Olivia Wilde), and Mitchs estranged father (Alan Arkin). With time not on their side, Mitch and Dave comically struggle to avoid Photo courtesy of WETA/TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATIONThe groundbreaking work of visual effects house Weta Digital allows audiences to emotionally engage with a lead character, a chimpanzee named Caesar, in the Twentieth Century Fox film Rise of the Planet of the Apes. completely destroying each others lives before they can find a way to get their old ones back.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.BellflowerGenre: Action, adventure, drama and romance Cast: Evan Glodell and Tyler Dawson Director: Evan Glodell Rated: RPhoto by RICHARD CARTWRIGHTJason Bateman, left, and Ryan Reynolds star in The Change-Up, from director David Dobkin, writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore and producer Neal Moritz. 080411B SandyHartmannHomes.com Properties@Sandysofce.com CHARMING EDGEWATER ESTATES Over 1,000 Sq. Ft., 2BR/2BA Well maintained home Open and functional floorplan $89,900 CAREFREE LIVING AT ITS BEST 2 spacious bedrooms Excellent condition unit in Seminole Gardens Very convenient location $29,000 SPACIOUS HOME IN FRANK ESTATES Over 3,200 Sq. Ft., 4BR/3BA Wonderfully updated throughout Pretty views of pool and patio $441,000 EXECUTIVE HOME IN THURSTON GROVES Gorgeous 4BR/4BA with over 3,600 Sq. Ft. 2 Story home built in 2006 Custom touches throughout $565,000 TAMPA GOLFING COMMUNITY 1,614 Sq. 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Barney Cashman, a 57-yearold restaurateur who married his high school sweetheart, managed to make it through three decades of wedded bliss before succumbing to a growing hunger for an extra-marital tryst. For Barney, its not so much about lust as it is about having an adventure. His motives shape his perceptions about adultery creating an unattainable standard. The play is set in the early 1970s and is made up of three nearly autonomous scenes: On three different afternoons, Barney attempts to seduce a woman in his mothers apartment while shes off volunteering at a local hospital. The first potential lover is Elaine Navazio, a promiscuous woman who is no stranger to infidelity. Loud and uninhibited, Elaine is the opposite of Barney: She smokes, she drinks and she cheats on her husband regularly. Next, Barney lures Bobbi Michele, an aspiring actress/singer with a wavering grip on reality. Her convoluted logic and bizarre tales confound Barney. He soon finds himself submitting to the same paranoid delusions that make Bobbi such an eccentric character. Finally, Jeannette Fisher Barneys wifes best friend consents to a potentially romantic rendezvous after grabbing him during a dinner party and pinning him down on the kitchen table. I had mayonnaise stains on my back when I got home, Barney exclaims. The comic revelation comes in the middle of a long speech in the closing act in which Barney is deconstructing Jeannettes own idealistic moral codes to show that what led them to contemplate an affair doesnt make them indecent or unloving. The Last of the Red Hot Lovers boasts plenty of laughs. Simon covered the bases with this comedy, inventing a variety of characters: Some drip with cynicism, others spin outlandish stories. Theres even a good helping of physical comedy, particularly in the third act, when poor Barneys dissatisfaction reaches its peak. Toby Manion is perfect as Barney. Manion brings the character to life in the first few minutes of the play, presenting a soft-spoken, mildly neurotic man who is as excited as he is terrified by his plans for the afternoon. Manion riotously emphasizes Barneys fixation with sniffing his fingers: As owner of a seafood restaurant, he finds he can never completely rid himself of that low-tide aroma. Manion depicts the characters evolution wonderfully, projecting Barneys timidity and discomfort when faced with the gregarious Elaine in the first act. Hes increasingly puckish in each ensuing scene but he always manages to uphold Barneys inherent decency, even though the character is contemplating an affair. Theres not a hint of self-consciousness in Robin News Elaine: New makes it clear that her character is interested in sex with no strings attached. She struts marvelously, delivers Simons sarcastic zingers stealthily and utterly engulfs the would-be lothario with her tenacity. Tracy Borgatti plays Bobbi, offering up the embodiment of chaos. Borgatti really capitalizes on the characters eccentricities. Her Bobbi rarely stands still and comes with no volume control. Borgatti skillfully depicts the characters rapid mood swings, too: One minute shes giddy and flirtatious, the next shes paranoid and critical. Barbara Anthony so often paired on stage with Manion at Early Bird Dinner Theatre is Jeanette. Anthonys Jeanette is terminally tense and hilariously jumpy. She clings to her pocketbook as Barney chases her around the apartment. When Jeanette reveals the existential dilemma that drove her to consider having a one-night fling, Anthony plays out the characters melancholia with just the right blend of misery and mirth. Barneys claustrophobic life is mirrored in his mothers claustrophobic apartment. Manion and New are credited with set design, and their handy work helps establish mood and time frame: Nothing says 1970s like avocado green walls. While Simon lampoons each of the characters presented in Last of the Red Hot Lovers, he does so affectionately. Each of Barneys intended lovers is a distinct and colorful character, overstuffed with hilarious idiosyncrasies. Still, the comedy revolves around Barneys mounting frustration as he tries to find a momentary deviation from his stuffy, tedious routine. Simon exercises that humor to gently illustrate how people learn to live with their failings. The players at Early Bird Dinner Theatre prove that time hasnt dulled this classic Simon comedy: the humor is still sharp and the characters well-developed and skillfully depicted by this fine cast. Robin New directs with Midge Mamatas serving as stage manager. Seating for performances is Thursday through Sunday, 4 p.m. Seating for matinees is Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. Cost is $29.90 a person. For reservations, call 446-5898. Visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com.Theater reviewToby Manion leads fine cast in Early Bird Dinner Theatres Last of the Red Hot Lovers Curtain CallLee Clark Zumpe GULFPORT Island Community Theatre will host auditions for a production of Reefer Madness Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 8-9, 7 p.m., at Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 5800 15th Ave. S. Reefer Madness, by Joe Landry, is a spoof of the 1930s cult classic film. The script calls for a male narrator in his 50s, and three women and four men in their teens and 20s. The director would like a multiethnic cast and will consider casting older actors who can play younger. Ideally, one of the men will be a piano player. Candidates should bring a performance rsum and come dressed prepared to move. Performances will be Oct. 6-23 at Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S. ICT also is looking for a stage manager and techs to run lights and sound. Call Elaine Cloud Goller at 430-2328 or email email@example.com. SAFETY HARBOR The Players of Safety Harbor is seeking actors for their October production of Neil Simons Odd Couple the female version. The adult library theater troupe is seeking six females, including two female leads, as well as two male parts. For information or to schedule an audition, call Mary Kay Smith at 724-1525, ext. 104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.ICT to host Reefer Madness auditions POSH to audition for Odd Couple The cast of Early Bird Dinner Theatres production of Neil Simons Last of the Red Hot Lovers includes, seated, from left, Robin New, Toby Manion and Barbara Anthony; standing, Tracy Borgatti.Photos courtesy of EARLY BIRD DINNER THEATREElaine (Robin New) overwhelms lothario Barney (Toby Manion) with her enthusiasm. ENTERTAINMENT NEWSwww.TBNweekly.com
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Adams has become one of the worlds most highly acclaimed musicians, boasting a successful career spanning more than three decades. Adams spends more than 150 days a year on the road playing rock n roll favorites to sold out audiences on six continents. To many, Adams is best known for 1983s Cuts Like a Knife album, which included the singles Cuts Like a Knife, Straight From the Heart and This Time. That breakout album, along with the follow-up Reckless, represents only a fraction of this Canadian rockers creative output over the last 36 years. Adams career actually started several years earlier. In the mid1970s, Adams still in his teens joined the glam rock band Sweeney Todd. The band had already scored a No. 1 hit in Canada and had won a Juno Award. With Adams as their new vocalist, Sweeney Todd released a second album, If Wishes Were Horses. When that album failed to achieve the same success as its predecessor, Adams left the band. Adams was 18 years old when, in 1978, he partnered with Jim Vallance and recorded a handful of demos which eventually ended up at A&M Records. Recorded in Toronto, Adams self-titled debut album dropped in February 1980, co-produced by Adams and Vallance. The album was certified gold in Canada in 1986. His second album, You Want It You Got It, was released in 1981 and included the single Lonely Nights which got significant FM airplay. Then came Cuts Like a Knife, and Adams suddenly found widespread recognition, growing popularity and increasing sales. Straight from the Heart proved to be the albums most successful song, reaching No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. The title track, meanwhile, charted at No. 15. Music videos were produced for the singles from the album, playing regularly on the then two-year-old MTV and making Adams that much more recognizable. In 1984, Adams followed up with Reckless which spawned no less than six singles, including Run to You, Somebody, Heaven, Summer of , One Night Love Affair and Its Only Love. All six singles made the top 15 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, with two hitting No. 1. Adams fifth studio album, Into the Fire, was released in 1987. It produced the singles Heat of the Night, Hearts on Fire, Victim of Love, Only the Strong Survive, Into the Fire and Another Day. In 1991, Adams released Waking Up the Neighbors which would become his best selling album. The album included the song (Everything I Do) I Do It for You, which also was featured on the soundtrack for the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves in the same year. This song spent seven weeks at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and won a Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. It also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Song of 1991. Since then, Adams has released four more studio albums and a number of live albums, including 2010s Bare Bones, an acoustic live album. Recorded in the spring of 2010 while on the road in the United States, Bare Bones features 20 tracks including Cuts Like a Knife, Summer of , Heaven, Only Thing That Looks Good on Me is You, Straight from the Heart and All for Love. Adams also is an accomplished photographer, donating the fees from his photographic projects to his namesake foundation that funds projects supporting the victims of wars and natural disasters and other disadvantaged individuals and organizations. According to the organizations website, the Bryan Adams Founda-Ruth Eckerd Hall welcomes Bryan Adams LOOKING AHEAD, from page 1Bcostars as himself in HBOs Curb Your Enthusiasm. Clearwater Last of the Red Hot Lovers, by Neil Simon, presented by Early Bird Dinner Theatre, through Sept. 4, at the ItalianAmerican Club, 200 S. McMullen Booth Road. Seating for performances is Thursday through Sunday, 4 p.m. Seating for matinees is Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. Cost is $29.90 a person. For reservations, call 446-5898. Visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com. Middle-aged and married, overworked and overweight, Barney Cashman wants to join the sexual revolution before its too late and arranges three seductions: the first, Elaine Navazio proves to be a foul-mouthed bundle of neuroses; Bobbi Michele is next, a 20-ish actress whos too kooky by half; and finally comes September and Jeanette Fisher, a gloomy, depressed housewife who happens to be married to Barneys best friend. Art exhibit, through Aug. 28, at Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave. The exhibit features artwork by the Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild in the Osceola and Carnegie galleries. Surface design is the coloring, patterning, structuring and transformation of fabric, fiber and other materials. The purpose of the guild is to increase community awareness of surface design and its value. As a group, they exchange information on such creative processes as dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, See LOOKING AHEAD, page 5Btion was set up in 2006 in the aftermath of the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake of 2004. The foundation strives to improve the quality of peoples lives around the world by providing financial help and support to those people who are committed to bettering the lives of other people, by providing grants to finance specific projects. The foundation seeks to protect the most vulnerable or disadvantaged individuals in society, the website explains. It aims particularly to advance education and learning opportunities for children and young people worldwide, believing that an education is the best gift that a child can be given. The foundations area of support is, however, broad and far-reaching, enabling grants to be given to all sorts of fields around the world, particularly to do with education and children in need. Recent projects which have been supported by the foundation include Action on Addiction, a UK charity working across the addiction field in research, prevention, treatment, professional education and family support; the Learning Disabilities Association Vancouver, an organization serving individuals with learning disabilities by providing remedial reading and writing programs, remedial math, social skills development, youth skills development and adult support groups, advocacy, public education and community outreach; Childrens Cancer Centre of Lebanon; and Peter Pan Nursery for Children with Special Needs.Photo by BRYAN ADAMSBryan AdamsBest friends Woodrow and Aiden spend all of their free time building MAD MAX-inspired flamethrowers and muscle cars in preparation for a global apocalypse. When Woodrow meets a charismatic young woman and falls hard in love, he and Aiden quickly integrate into a new group of friends, setting off on a journey of love and hate, betrayal, infidelity, and extreme violence more devastating and fiery than any of their apocalyptic fantasies.Magic TripGenre: Documentary Director: Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood Not rated In 1964, Ken Kesey, the famed author of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, set off on a legendary, LSD-fuelled cross-country road trip to the New York Worlds Fair. He was joined by The Merry Band of Pranksters, a renegade group of counterculture truthseekers, including Neal Cassady, the American icon immortalized in Kerouacs On the Road, and the driver and painter of the psychedelic Magic Bus. Kesey and the Pranksters intended to make a documentary about their trip, shooting footage on 16MM, but the film was never finished and the footage has remained virtually unseen. With Magic Trip, Oscarwinning director Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood were given unprecedented access to this raw footage by the Kesey family. They worked with the Film Foundation, HISTORY and the UCLA Film Archives to restore over 100 hours of film and audiotape, and have shaped an invaluable document of this extraordinary piece of American history.The WhistleblowerGenre: Drama and thriller Cast: Rachel Weisz, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathaim, Monica Bellucci and Nikolaj Lie Kaas Director: Larissa Kondracki Rated: R Inspired by actual events, Kathy (Rachel Weisz) is an American police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in postwar Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed when she uncovers a dangerous reality of corruption, coverup and intrigue amid a world of private contractors and multinational diplomatic doubletalk. Directed by first time filmmaker Larysa Kondracki, the film also stars Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci and David Strathairn. OPENING, from page 1B
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Gulfview Blvd.CESARE N embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, felting, beading, basket making, polymer clay, crochet and papermaking. For information about the design guild, visit www.surfacedesignguild.com. The exhibits are open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Call 5624970. Brian Wilson, Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $45 to $69. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. The pioneering musical genius who cofounded the Beach Boys and wrote many of the bands greatest hits, Wilson will be performing the greatest hits of the Beach Boys as well as his solo classics. Wilson is widely recognized as one of the great composers of the last 100 years. The Southern California native along with his brothers, a cousin and a friend formed the Beach Boys while still in his teens. With Wilson as chief songwriter and arranger, the band not only enjoyed dozens of hits, but changed music forever thanks to Wilsons innovative melodies and harmonies. Songs like I Get Around, Help Me, Rhonda, California Girls, Wouldnt It Be Nice and Good Vibrations remain indispensable staples in the rock n roll canon. The bands 1966 release Pet Sounds is regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time. Wilson continued to make great music after the Beach Boys, with 10 solo albums including his breathtaking Brian Wilson Presents SMiLE, which he began recording in the 1960s and completed in 2004. That album earned him a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance for Mrs. OLearys Cow. Roman Holiday, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Admission is $6. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Part of the Capitol Classic Film Series, this film made Audrey Hepburn a star. Princess Anne, weary of protocol and anxious to have some fun before she is mummified by affairs of state. On a diplomatic visit to Rome, Anne escapes her royal retainers and scampers incognito through the Eternal City. She happens to meet American journalist Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck) who, recognizing a hot news story, pretends that he doesnt recognize her offering to give her a guided tour of Rome and falls in love with her. Roman Holiday garnered an Academy Award for the then 24-year-old Hepburn and another Oscar for Best Screenplay. Bryan Adams, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $35 to $59.50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Adams is currently touring in support Bare Bones, an acoustic live CD recorded in the spring of 2010 while on the road in the United States. Adams is one of the worlds most highly acclaimed musicians whose career has spanned more than three decades. Constantly in demand, the celebrated rocker is on the road more than 150 days a year playing rock n roll favorites such as Summer of , RunTo You, till I Die, ItsOnly Love, Somebody and The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You. Adams was the first westerner to play in both Pakistan and Vietnam. He has had four No. 1 singles as well as racked up an impressive array of Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, a Grammy Award, American Music Awards, Juno Awards and ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards. He is a Companion of the Order of Canada and has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame as well as Canadas Walk of Fame. Brighton Beach Memoirs, by Neil Simon, presented by Francis Wilson Playhouse, Aug. 11-21, at the playhouse, 302 Seminole St. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. Call 4461360 or visit www.franciswilsonplayhouse.org. Simons award-winning autobiographical 1983 comedy, set in Brooklyn in the 1940s, is heartwarming and nostalgic, chronicling young Eugene Jeromes inspiration as a playwright. The Constant Wife, by Somerset Maugham, presented by West Coast Players, Aug. 1228, at West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N. Performances are Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org. The wife of a top surgeon in London in 1928 is seemingly unaware of the affair between her husband and her friend. The play offers an examination of fidelity and trustfulness. Shawn Colvin, Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Tickets range from $47 to $67. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever-more ubiquitous, Colvin stands out as a singular and enduring talent. The threetime Grammy winner has released nine albums to date, including the platinum A Few Small Repairs which featured the hit song Sunny Came Home. Colvins songs have been included in motion picture soundtracks and she has also made appearances in films, on television and on the stage. On her most recent studio album, These Four Walls, released in 2006, she again paired with longtime collaborator John Leventhal, co-writing almost the entire album with him. The album also featured two covers, including the Bee Gees Words and Paul Westerbergs Even As We Are. In 2009, Colvin released Shawn Colvin Live, which captures the beauty and intimacy of her performances, showcasing her inimitable voice and matchless guitar stylings. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Contemporary Folk Album. Blue Hawaii, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Admission is $6. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Part of the Capitol Classic Film Series, Elvis comes to life on the screen as Chadwick Gates. Gates has just gotten out of the U.S. Army and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surfboard, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend. His mother wants him to go to work at the Great Southern Hawaiian Fruit Company, but Chad is reluctant, so Chad goes to work as a tour guide at his girlfriends agency. The movie features Cant Help Falling in Love With You, Rock-A-Hula and Presleys version on the Bing Crosby hit Blue Hawaii. Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Sunday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $45 to $125. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Krauss and Union Station will bring the Paper Airplane Summer Tour 2011 to the Tampa Bay area following the April 12 release of the new album Paper Airplane from Rounder Records. A truly breathtaking collection of 11 exquisite songs, Paper Airplane is Krauss 14th album and the bands follow-up to 2004s triple Grammy winning Lonely Runs Both Ways. It is Krauss first release since her 2007 internationally acclaimed, multi-platinum collaboration with Robert Plant, Raising Sand, which won six Grammys including Record Of The Year and Album Of The Year. High Noon, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Admission is $6. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Part of the Capitol Classic Film Series, the film stars Gary Cooper, Lloyd Bridges and Grace Kelly. Lawman Will Kane is told that a man he sent to prison years before, Frank Miller, is returning on the noon train to exact his revenge. Having initially decided to leave with his new spouse, Will decides he must go back and face Miller. However, when he seeks the help of the townspeople he has protected for so long, they turn their backs on him. It seems Kane may have to face Miller alone, as well as the rest of Millers gang, who are waiting for him at the station. Hippiefest, Saturday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $39 to $75. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. The annual concert event celebrates the music of the era and the lifestyle revolution it represented. This summer will mark the sixth year of Hippiefest, which showcases artists who first achieved stature in the decade that expressed peace, love and happiness. This years lineup will include Dave Mason (Traffic), Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), Rick Derringer, Felix Cavalieres Rascals and Gary Wright. Music-lover can expect to hear hits such as Feelin Alright, We Just Disagree, Im Your Captain (Closer to Home), Were An American Band, Some Kind of Wonderful, Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo, Good Lovin, Groovin, and Dream Weaver. Ruth Eckerd Hall also will host a Hippiefest marketplace offering beads, tie dyes and other iconic reminders of Woodstock, San Francisco and a generation that brought a whole new outlook to life. The marketplace will open at 5 p.m. The Shootist, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Admission is $6. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Part of the Capitol Classic Film Series, The Shootist was John Waynes last feature length film. Wayne plays a career gunfighter in the autumn of his life, trying to hang up his pistols after he discovers hes dying of cancer. Boarding in the house of an attractive widow and her son, Waynes character opts for peace in his final days but is dogged by his reputation when a handful of killers seek him out for a final fight. LOOKING AHEAD, from page 4B
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Apartments CHECK YOUR ADS THE FIRST DAYIn the event of error in any advertising, this publication will not be nancially responsible beyond the cost of the advertisement in which the error appears. For advertisement scheduled to run more than one time, this publication will not issue credit for errors beyond the rst publication week. Tampa Bay Newspapers, Inc. reserves the right to refuse advertising copy deemed by the Publisher as objectionable in any sense and to change the classication from that ordered to conform to the policy of the publisher. 1. House SalesCLEARVIEW LAKE ESTATES, 2BR/2BA, oversized 1CG. Updated kitchen & appliances, wood & ceramic floors. Deed-restricted community. $149,900. John Doran Realty, (727)461-9142. CLEARWATER 3BR/2BA/2CG Main House w/Family/ Florida Rm. +Apartment w/Kitchen, LR, DR, Bathroom. Pool, Large Fenced Yard. 1542 Pennwood Circle N. $260,000. (727)480-3452. SEMINOLE JUST REDUCED 3BR/1BA, Updated Kitchen, Pool, Bonus Room, $110,900. Sandra Riskowitz, Charles Rutenberg Realty. (727)397-7548 SHORT SALE! 2BR/1BA at only $49K! Newer construction, great room plan, Eat-in kitchen, large fenced backyard. DAVIS SUNCOAST REALTY (727)595-0423 SUNDAY Aug. 7th, 1:00-4:00PM 13341 87th Place N, Seminole. 3BR/2BA/2CG, with updates, $235,000. (727)804-9550. First Time Homebuyer Program*Low Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance at 0% InterestHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County1-800-806-5154www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 years12810 5. Real Estate Sales COLLINS ESTATES HOME Owner says "Make an Offer" on this 3BR/2BA/2CG pool home on pond and cul-de-sac. Newer roof and A/C. Choose your own Updates....$329,750LAKEVIEW LARGO SOUTH CONDO 2BR/2BA Glass Enclosed lanai, W/D in unit. High & dry, non evacuation area. Low $$$ mtn. No car needed. Move in special.$93,500 Maureen Stilwell Rutenberg Realty (727)596-2965, (727)458-2246 All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair 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. 10. Waterfront SalesOLDSMAR WOODED LOT Direct Bay access. Bring all offers. Sandra Riskowitz, Charles Rutenberg Realty. (727)397-7548 PORT BELLEAIR: 55+,2BR/2BA Intracoastal View, Convenient Location, Covered Parking, On-site Laundry, Heated Pool, Clubhouse. No Pets. $123,900. (727)238-8351 (727)415-0905. 15. Beach PropertyDIRECT GULF FRONT 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Condo $395,000. IMMACULATE WATERFRONT 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Garage, boat slip $234.900 Beach Place One Real Estate (727)593-3000, (800)487-8959. I.R.B.DUPLEX 2BR/2BA. Beachside on Gulf Blvd. Fully Furnished. Excellent Rental Potential. Paid $800,000. MUST SELL, $399,000. Viewpoint Realty, (727)448-3533. 20. Condo SalesBARDMOOR VILLA 2BR/2BA/1CG, End Unit, Large Family Rm. Bright & Airy. $120K. Glen Webb, (727)515-4443, Century 21 Top Sales. BELLEAIR BLUFFS, HARBOR Club, Building C. Intracoastal View. Newly Remodeled, 2 Full Baths, New Windows, Private Garage. F.B.O. $175,000. (727)581-5264. DEERWOOD GARDENS LARGO 2BR/2BA, 930SF, W/D, kitchen appliances, water softener, 2 covered parking places included. $77,400. (727)453-0133. FIVE TOWNS: 55+ 1BR/1BA, 610-1,055 SF, $25K-$32K. 2BR/2BA, 915-1,245 SF. $47,900-$75,900. zillow.com Janis O'Connor, Five Towns Action Realty, Inc. (727)735-1132. IMPERIAL POINT SPECIALS Desirable 2BR/2BA VILLAS 1400 sq./ ft. W/D in unit, large carport w/storage$169,500. GREAT STARTER 1/BR CondoFurnished, not over 55, pool, activities $67,500. Maureen Stilwell Rutenberg Realty (727)596-2965, (727)458-2246 PINELLAS PARK: 55+ Vendome Village, 6925 Monte Carlo, 1BR/1.5BA/1CG, end unit, Completely Remodeled! NEW roof, A/C. paint inside/ out, tile/ carpet. Custom-designed kitchen w/granite countertops, appliances, bathrooms. No pets, $65,000. (727)580-2737. SAND KEY, SW CORNER, South Beach II. Panoramic Gulf view. Private. Updated kitchen, bath. Gated. Fitness room, heated pool. (727)459-0980. SEMINOLE GARDENSBUY WHILE PRICES ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW! BEAUTIFUL 52-ACRE COMPLEX 1BR/1BA, 704 sq. ft. 1st oor, 55+, Sunroom, Furnished. Close to Pool! $19,900 1BR/1BA 1,012 sq. ft. 2nd oor, 55+, Elevator, Sunroom, Furnished! $23,900 2BR/2BA, 1,056 sq. ft. 3rd oor, 55+, Elevator, End unit, Sunroom! 6/Mo Maint Fee paid. $29,900Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Lynn Evans, Realtor (727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.comSEMINOLE GARDENS!Sales & Rentals Robert G. Castles, PA, Broker (727)595-8229 www.seminolegarden.com VILLA, 2 STORY,Upscale Area, 3BR/2.5BA/2CG, Beautifully Furnished and Updated, Charming Courtyard, Fireplace, Tennis, Pool, Docks / Slips on Intracoastal, 10 minutes to IRB. $315,000 Owner. RANDOLPH FARMS Townhouse, 3BR/3BA/2CG, Fireplace, Courtyard, Sunroom, Breakfast Area, Vaulted Ceiling, Patio, New Paint, Tennis, Pool, Docks / Slips, minutes from Shopping and Beach. $229,000 Troy Robinson, Imperial Real Estate, (727)595-4918 25. Townhouse SalesTOWNHOMES AT PARKPLACE 1,971 SF, 3BR/2.5BA/2CG. $189,900. www.zillow.com. Janis O'Connor, Five Towns Action Realty, Inc. (7270735-1132. 35. Mobile Home SalesCLWTR: JAPANESE GARDENS, 55+, SW, 1BR/1BA, All Appliances. 100FT. From Old Tampa Bay. $10,000. (727)531-5001. GLENWOOD ESTATES MHP, 55+. 5 Star, Land Owned Park, 12501 Ulmerton Rd. $170/Mo. Maint. All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP. Brochures Avail at Comm. Building. PALM HILL COUNTRY CLUB, 55+. #767 Royal Palm, Largo. 2006, 3BR/2BA/3CP, 3 Pools, Tennis, Executive Golf Course. REDUCED: $104,888 +Share. Free Realty, Inc. 55+ LINCOLNSHIRE EST. #1515, 1071 Donegan Rd., Largo. 2BR/2BA/2CP, D-W, $15,888Florida Mobile Homes, Inc.CALL JOHN DOLES, (727)510-3331OPEN SUNDAY, 1PM-3:30PM. East Bay Oaks, 601 Starkey Rd. Lot #171 & #50. DW, 2BR/2BAs. Ron Ekberg, Island In The Sun, (727)433-2903. 60. Time SharesASK YOURSELF, WHATIS Your Timeshare Worth? We will nd a buyer/renter for CA$H. No Gimmicks, Just Results! Call (888)879-7165 or visit website: www.BuyATimeshare.com. (N) 100. Real Estate WantedWANTED: MOBILE HOMES! 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Large deck and porch, 3/4 loft, lots of glass, private wooded setting with stream and view. Easy to finish. Now $89,900. (828)286-1666. (C)NORTH CAROLINA, BLADEN County, about 2 acres. Beautiful wooded building tract near Tarheel, $12,900. Owner financing, (803)473-7125. (C)TN LAND CLOSE-OUT SALE! Drastically reduced Lake Properties. Smoky Mountains/Cherokee Lake. Large selection starting at 1/2 acre Preview, Aug. 13-14. Sale, Aug. 20-21. Financing available. Call (877)644-4647 or (865)599-6550. (C) 130. Cemetery LotsSYLVAN ABBEY (2) LOTS, Side-By-Side, In Garden Of Memories II, Lot-73, Spaces 1&2. $7,000. (727)409-5252. 135. Rentals EFFICIENCY APARTMENT and/ or Offices 5 Star Location, West Bay Drive. (727)518-6551. AVAILABLE NOW: 2TO 4/BR Homes Take over payments. No money down. No credit check! Call (888)270-0372. (C)FREE FORECLOSURE LISTings! Over 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call (800)250-2043. (C) 140. Furnished HousesClearwater: Nice 3BR/2BA/2CG In Great Location Near Beaches, Shopping, Airports. W/D, Fenced Yard. $1,200/Mo. (704)996-1905. LARGO: 55+, MINT, 3BR/2BA, Furnished Modular Home, 1,800 SF, Corner Lot, Den, Wood Floors, Pet Friendly. Annual, $1,000/Month, +1st/ Last/ Sec. (727)259-4218. (727)330-6043. 145. Unfurnished HousesLARGO 2BR/1BA, KITCHEN, Dining Living Room Combo. Fireplace, W/D, Bonus Porch. $775/Mo. After 6pm (727)504-3520. 145. Unfurnished Houses3BR/2BA SPACIOUS LARGO Home. NEAR EVERYTHING! Large, fenced yard. Screened patio. 1,400+SF. Island Rentals, (727)596-4949. Clearwater: Nice 3BR/2BA/2CG In Great Location Near Beaches, Shopping, Airports. W/D, Fenced Yard. $1,100/Mo. (704)996-1905. HOME RENTALS Across Pinellas. 3/2s, 4/2s, 5/2s, starting from the $900s. Family owned. (727)532-0020. KENNETH CITY, 6164 55TH AVE N.3BR/1BA, C/H/A, Large Fenced Yard, Carport. Credit Check. $845/Mo. (727)367-9474. LARGO SEMINOLE AREA3BR/2BA/2CG, 2,000SF, split oor plan. Shadow Pines area. Large fenced yard. Near schools, shopping. Includes pest control, lawn care. $1,500/Month, rst, last. (727)647-1999LARGO, 3BR/2BA/1CG, INSIDE utility room, large porch, fenced yard. Walk to park and Pinellas Trail. SWISSHELM REALTY, Kate Daley, (727)415-3093. LARGO, SPOTLESS 1BR HOME (Inside & Out). 443 3rd St N.W. W/D Hook-up, Screened Porch, NICE! $595/Mo. (727)586-2412. PINELLAS PARK: 7275 62nd St. 3BR/1BA, utility room, $800/Mo. (727)954-7712, (727)742-8529. SEMINOLE: 10822 109THST. N. 2BR/1BA/1CG, Fenced Yard, Fruit Trees, No Pets. $725/Month +Security. (727)422-7917. SEMINOLE: 13124 92nd Avenue Near Schools. 3BR/2BA/2CG, C/H/A, Fireplace, Patio, Fenced yard. $1,350/Month +security. (727)515-5481. ST. PETE, 2BR/1BA/1CG. Walking Distance To Crescent Lake,Privacy Fence, $650/Mo. Clearwater Cottage, $150/Wk. (727)458-3477. 155. Furnished CondosBEAUTIFUL 2BR/1BA, 55+. Minimum 3 Months. Available Now. Gated Community. Seminole. Close To Beaches. $750/Month. (727)397-1452. WATERS EDGE: Oakhurst Rd. 55+, Large, Beautifully Decorated, 1BR/1BA, Pool. Annual Lease. $650/Month. (727)398-7383. 160. Unfurnished CondosBAY PINES, 1BR/1BA, 55+. Second Floor, Florida Room, W/D, Pool. Close To Beach. $725/Mo. (727)742-0662, (904)534-3228. FIVE TOWNS: 55+COMMUNITY 1BR/1BA, From $650. 2BR/2BA, From $850. www.zillow.com Janis O'Connor, Five Towns Action Realty, Inc. (727)735-1132. NEW ATLANTIS CLUB Renovated, 2BR/1BA, on Intracoastal. Gated, Pools, Tennis, $825/Month, Cable Incl. Non-smoking. (727)443-3691. SEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 608SF, 1st Floor, Everything is New! Water view, 55+, $500/Month. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 SEMINOLE: 2BR/2BA, TOTALLY Remodeled.Living/ Dining Room, Eat-in Kitchen, W/D, Pool, Spa, Carport. $785/Mo. (727)482-9139. SEMINOLE: 2BR/2BA, POOL 2nd Floor, W/D, $850/Month, W/S/G & Cable Included. Call Colleen, (727)397-9146, After 4:30PM. SHIPWATCH: Nice Selection Of 2BR/2BA Units. Walk To Beach! Starting At $1,100. Nonsmoking, No Pets. Shipwatch Rlty, Inc. www.ShipWatchRealty.com (727)596-6508. VILLA DE GOLF: LARGO, 55+, 1BR/1BA, Garden Pool, Carport, Cable, New Carpet. $625/Month, (727)398-7383. 160. Unfurnished CondosSUMMER SPECIALS!!! Beautifully Updated, 2BR/1BA, 1,100 SF, Screened Porch, FREE On-site Laundry, Near Largo Medical. Pets OK. $925/Month (727)421-2627. RussellPropertyManagement.com 165.Villa RentalsTIMBERWOODS, LARGO. 2BR/2BA, $950/month, annual +electric and cable. First, last and $500 security deposit. No Pets. Nonsmoking. Stephanie See, Results Real Estate, Inc. 727-580-6275. 170. Furn. ApartmentsFACING EVICTION? 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. 175. Unfurn. ApartmentsSEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. 2BR/1BA. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A., Broker. (727)595-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com Apartments for Seniors(New Building)Applications Available atSt. Giles Manor II7650 58th Street N Pinellas Park, FL 33781 Monday Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1 BR Apartments Rent based on income Must be at least 62 years of age(727) 623-9886TTY 800-955-8771 0630111, 2 & 3 BEDROOMS Small Property. Screened Pool, Laundry. Starts at $575/Mo. Credit Check Req. 6570 66th Ave. N. (727)526-2683. BELLEAIR BLUFFSDeluxe 1&2BRs. New Carpet. Overlooking Pool and Courtyard. Between Intracoastal & Shopping. 2942 West Bay Dr. (727)483-4853. BELLEAIR BLUFFS 2BR/1BA Triplex Apartment, quiet cul-de-sac, non-smoking, off street parking, $775+ neg. month. (727)742-1531 BELLEAIR BLUFFS: Charming 2BR, 1,000+SF, Family Room, C/H/A, W/D, Carport/ Storage. $795/month. Small Pet Okay, Call Dave, (727)492-3043. 1BR/1BA & 2BR/1-1.5BA. Pool, Laundry Room. Starting At $575/Mo. Credit Check Required 5290 70th Ave. N. (727)526-2683. CENTRAL LARGO: 2BRDuplex, Excellent Condition, C/H/A, Smoke Free. Credit Check. $675/Month. (727)584-6283 LARGOS BEST KEPT SECRET Beautiful Lake-View Apts. Mile To Beaches. Pool, Jacuzzi, Tennis, Boating, Fishing, Paddle Boats, More! Util. Incl. Move-In Special Only $299. (727)596-9133.CastilianLake@gmail.com 175. Unfurn. ApartmentsFAIRWAY GARDENS AFFORDABLE 2 BR Newly renovated from $675 per month. Near golf course, fresh paint, spacious. (727)217-7253 www.fairway-gardens.com CALL TO HEAR ABOUT OUR SPECIALS OR CALL TO SCHEDULE A TOUR TODAY1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. Small pets welcome727-585-3723Next door to Largos Brand New Community Center 55+ Community032411 INDIAN SHORES: 1BR APTS. 19235 Whispering Pines Drive. $650/mo., 850/mo., & $950/mo. includes Electric, Garbage, Water, Lawn Service. Annual. Owner/ Agent, (727)328-2957. LARGO, 1BR, 152 3RD ST NW, $140/Wk.Dunedin Room, $75/Wk. Call (727)586-2412 or Click www.586-2412.com LARGO: VERY CLOSETO Transportation, Shopping, Hospital. 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In summary, contractors MAY NOT: Engage in the business of contracting in the trades regulated by the State or County without a competency license certied or registered in the County. Intentionally furnish false/misleading information on an application for license. Hold oneself out as being licensed or registered, when not so licensed or registered. Advertise to the public in any publication, business card, pamphlet, telephone directory, signs or otherwise that he is a contractor, or that he will perform work in a trade requiring licensure, without being duly licensed to do so. Submit an advertisement for placement in any publication within the County, which identies a contractor offering services regulated by the State or County, without the name of the contractor/business, and the certication/registration # issued by the state or county to that contractor. Subcontract any work to a person, rm or business organization not holding an active certicate of competency for work involved in the subcontract. All commercial vehicles are required to have signs with the Business or Contractors name and license # posted. Home ImprovementBETZ BUILDING Contractors, Inc. All Phases Of Work. 35-Yrs. Local Experience. I-CGC036272 (727)384-0347 (727)644-8847 J&K REMODELING CO. Affordable, Quality Remodels & Rehabs. Free Est. CBC1253003. VISA/MC NOW ACCEPTED (727)798-8772 (727)798-8775 R.J. PATE CONTRACTING Repair, Remodel, Update kitchens, baths, windows, doors. Free Estimates. I-CRC1326585. (727)320-0182 (727)424-2834. Hurricane Shutters S T O R M S H U T T E R D O C T O RAll Types All Brands Repair & Maintenance of Roll Down Shutters. Install Storm Panels & Accordions. Angies List Award & Sr-Screen.com (727) 224-6999State Lic. SC-C056722 SR Screen Inc. 63011 Kitchen & Bath RemodelComplete Cabinet Concepts, Inc. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling. Licensed/ Insured, C-10589. Serving Pinellas Over 15 Years. Visit our new location: 1954 Lake Ave. S.E. Largo, FL. 33771. (727)585-3561.CONCRETE COUNTERTOPS,CUSTOM CABINETS, QUALITY WORKMANSHIP. Licensed, Insured, References. NCR, Inc. I-CBC1255512. Free Estimates! (727)596-9006.NelsonConstructionRenos.comB.B.B Accredited Member OE KITCHEN & BATH SHOWROOM. New kitchen under $4,500, includes 11 all-wood cabinets, granite tops, SS sink and installation. Visit our 15,000SF showroom @4424 34th St N., St. Pete. oldjaenterprises.com. Or call (727)526-3240. CGC1517184. Landscaping You Can AffordStone Patios, Palms, Planting, Sodding, Clean-ups, Tree/Palm, Hedge Trimming, Stump-grinding, Xeriscaping(727)319-8195 072111 BACKHOE/ BOBCAT WORKPlant & sod removal, landscaping, full tree service, decorative patios. We Dig Ditches! Lic. /Ins.(727)595-0429.ANGELS LANDSCAPING & LAWN SERVICESod, Tree Trimming, Clean-Up. Free Estimates. Fully Licensed, Insured. se habla Espanol. 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Serving Pinellas Cty. 30+ Years! #RC0031425. (727)584-6387. KURT DOMBROSKI ROOFING Contractor Inc. All Types Of Roofing, Flat Roof Specialist. Comm./Res. CCC-1326322. (727)423-3614. ROOF LEAKS? Just Ask For Gary, Owner. All Performance Roofing. Established 1987. #CC-C058189 (727)391-3620. WEST COAST ROOFING& CONTRACTING, INC. Call Us For All Your Roofing Needs! (727)647-6470 www.WestCoastRoof.net #RC-29027093 ROOF REPAIRS, CALL24/7. Flat roof and mobile home specialist. Free certified inspections. Licensed & Insured. #CCC1327406. All Florida Weatherproofing & Construction. (877)572-1019. Satellite InstallationDIRECTV LOWEST PRICE!ALL Free: HBO, Cinemax, Starz, Showtime for 3 mos. + Free NFL Sunday Ticket w/Choice Ultimate + HD/DVR Upgrade! From $29.99/mo. (800)705-0799. (N)DIRECTV LOWEST PRICE! ALL Free: HBO, Cinemax, Starz, Showtime for 3 mos. + Free NFL Sunday Ticket w/Choice Ultimate + HD/DVR Upgrade! From $29.99/mo. Call by 8/15/11. (888)420-9466. (C)DIRECTV SUMMER SPECIAL! 1-yr. 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