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Photos by JIM LAYFIELDSeminole High Schools boys soccer team advanced to the Class 4A-Region 3 finals last week with a 2-1 victory over Plant Citys Strawberry Crest High Jan. 30 and a 2-1 decision Feb. 2 over Northeast. Seminole hosted Naples Gulf Coast Feb. 5 in the region finals. Right, Seminoles Shane Butler fights off Strawberry Crests Patrick Mayo to keep control of the ball. Above, Shane Butler scores on a penalty kick breaking a 1-1 tie and sealing a Seminole win over Strawberry Crest in the regional quarterfinals on Jan. 30.Warhawks reach finalsVIEWPOINTSBob DriverParty talk: what to do about guns. See Bob Drivers column. Page 17A. 4 candidates seek 2 Council seatsToday the Beacon takes a look at the choices in this years city race By BOB McCLURESEMINOLE A field of four candidates is on the ballot for two City Council seats this year. Like in past years, city residents will be voting over the next couple of weeks with mail-in ballots or by going to the polls on March 12. The field includes incumbents Thomas Barnhorn and Jim Quinn, along with challengers Thomas Christy and Matt Nilssen, who are seeking the two at-large, nonpartisan seats for a term of three years, eight months. Today the Beacon takes a look at three of the four candidates with a series of questions designed to help voters make a better decision on Election Day. No information was available on Nilssen, who chose not to respond to Beacon inquiries. The candidates:Thomas BarnhornMarital status: Married to Rayma for 10 years. The couple has a daughter and two grandchildren. Age: 57. Activities/Employment: Operates Barnhorn Financial Services at 8333 Seminole Blvd. Bio: A native of Illinois graduated from Dunedin High School in 1974 earned bachelors degrees in information systems management and finance from the University of South Florida a member of the Seminole Lions and Kiwanis clubs, Knights of Columbus, Exchange Club and Seminole Business Masters a member of St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church Worked five years as a manager of Sambos Restaurant in Polk County and four years in sales with Pulte Homes worked in pest control for Pinellas County Schools and was manager of a waterbed store worked as a regulatory compliance officer for Capital One Financial before getting into financial consulting with A.G. Edwards the immediate past president of the Suncoast League of Cities a board member on the Florida League of Cities and is currently running for second vice president of the Florida League. Email: tbarnhorn@myseminole.com Website: none.Tom ChristyMarital status: Single. Age: 61. Activities/Employment: Semiretired, works for Largo-based Zhone as an inventory analyst. Bio: Native of Tonawanda, N.Y. 1975 graduate of Bryant and Stratton College Served twice on the Tonawanda City Council worked 30 years for childrens book publisher Carlton-Craft Corp. in Buffalo, N.Y. Lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus Moved to Seminole in 2005 resident of Seminole Gardens member of the Seminole Gardens Mens Club member of St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church served on the Seminole Charter Revision Committee in 2009-10. Email: thomaschristysr@yahoo.com. Website: www.tchristy2011.webs.com.Jim QuinnMarital status: Married to Jean for one year. Age: 73. Activities/Employment: Retired. Member of the Seminole Gardens Mens Club, serves as Pancake Breakfast Committee chairman. Bio: native of the South Bronx, N.Y. served in the U.S. Navy 1956-60 worked in construction in New York City and Enfield, Conn. worked for the city of Enfield as a rubbish collector, Highway Department laborer and Highway Department crew chief before being named assistant highway superintendent and highway superintendent worked 10 years for the Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority, a public-private effort for recycling moved to the areain 2004 following the death of his first wife helped to form Concerned Citizens of Seminole Gardens elected to Seminole City Council in 2010. Email: JCQ41357@yahoo.com. Website: none. Why should the voters elect you to the City Council?BARNHORN: I believe Im the most experienced and the best candidate on the ballot. Also, I bring a love of city and community to the table. CHRISTY: Im someone who cares. I previously served on the Charter Review Committee. I understand public service and I like listening to folks and getting ideas on how we can move the community forward. QUINN: What Ive accomplished as a City Council member. We knocked $900,000 off the city budget and havent decreased any services. Weve enhanced the use of the recreation center by setting up payment now with credit cards. The city is going forward and it is run great.What are the biggest issues facing Seminole? BARNHORN: Decreasing property values. As far as city government is concerned, inflation has caused an increase in costs. More and more businesses are closing Features Business . . . . .19A Classieds . . . . .7-9B Community . . . .11, 16A County . . . . .6-7, 15A Entertainment . . .1-2, 4-6B Health . . . . . .18A Just for fun . . . . .2B Military . . . . . .8A Outdoors . . . . .10A Pets of the week . . . .13A Police beat . . . . .9A Schools . . . . . .12A Seminole . . . . .3, 5A Sports . . . . . .14A Viewpoints . . . . .17A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising David Wilcox plays Clearwaters Capitol Theatre on Feb. 9. ... Page 6BENTERTAINMENT See CANDIDATES, page 4AVincent House turns 10Founders Elliott and Dianne Steele to step down from leadership roles. ... Page 4A.Get the scoop about all the new movies opening in theaters. See Diversions.... Page 5B.Bateman, McCarthy team up in comedy Identity Thief Volume XXXIV,No. 44 February 7, 2013 www.TBNweekly.com 013113You deserve a second opinion. Were not satisfied till youre satisfied, In-home service available 100% financing available Service on all brands FREE HEARING EVALUATIONBob Evans Hearing Centers(727) 393-3775 Let us be your 1st CHOICE for your 2nd OPINION 020713 011713Lowest Mortgages In Fifty Years!727-394-2265Theres No Place Like Home. 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole 475-7866020713Nadia ONeal, D.D.S., P.A. Where your changes your life. Thomas Barnhorn Jim Quinn Tom ChristyBay Pines VA Healthcare System names chief of staffSEMINOLE Dr. Dominique Thuriere was recently named the new chief of staff of Bay Pines VA Healthcare System. A reception to introduce Thuriere was held Jan. 29 at the medical center. The celebration came on the heels of a system-wide announcement made by Suzanne Klinker, director of Bay Pines VAHCS, on Jan. 9 informing employees that Thuriere was selected for the organizations top clinical executive position. Prior to Thurieres appointment, she served as the healthcare systems chief of Mental Health and Behavioral Science Service since 2000 prior to becoming the organizations acting chief of staff last June. As the chief of the Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Service, she provided oversight and held responsibility for a large and complex mental health service comprised of 14 subspecialty programs staffed by 138 mental health professionals. During her tenure as chief, the service expanded exponentially and was recognized by the VA as one of the best mental health services in the nation. Dr. Thurieres collaborative spirit, interest in innovation, and dedication to mentoring todays and tomorrows health care professionals all while being an active participant in the community makes her an ideal leader for Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Klinker said. Thuriere started her VA career in 1990 at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa as an inpatient psychiatrist and joined the staff at Bay Pines in 1993. In addition to her work in VA, she also has a faculty appointment at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Thuriere is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo College of Medicine and completed her residency training in New York City at the North Shore University Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. I come to work every day with a clear and singular purpose: to treat veterans with compassion and to offer them the highest quality care, Thuriere said. If I have accomplished this so far, it is only because I have been fortunate enough to work with extremely talented and dedicated VA health care professionals that come to work every day with that same mission. I am extremely honored to have been named chief of staff, she added, and look forward to working with all of our clinical and administrative professionals at Bay Pines as we continue to provide the very best health care services to our veterans. The Bay Pines VAHCS is one of the nations leading VA healthcare systems, employing more than 3,800 medical professionals and support staff. The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities accredit the facility. The healthcare system is also a threetime winner of the Robert W. Carey Circle of Excellence Award, the VAs top honor for quality achievement. The organization operates nine health care facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. Every year Bay Pines VAHCS treats nearly 100,000 veterans while providing a full range of medical, psychiatric, and extended care services in outpatient, inpatient, nursing home, and home care settings. Dr. Dominique ThuriereCOMMUNITYClearwater park to be preservedCLEARWATER Its a green haven of trees and wildlife in the middle of the densest county in the state. Moccasin Lake Nature Park, at 2750 Park Trail Lane, is just off of U.S. 19 between Drew Street and State Road 590 and is home to six ecosystems in its 51 acres of land. Now at the end of a master plan process for the park, the clear consensus is that the park should be preserved in its current, natural state indefinitely, though the technical details of how best to do that are still being sorted out.... Page 11A.SPORTSRays Fan Fest planned at TropSt. PETERSBURG The 2013 Tampa Bay Rays Fan Fest will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Tropicana Field.... Page 14A.COUNTYVeterans services to be revampedCLEARWATER For months, they came to Pinellas County Commission meetings, speaking during the public comment segment, asking that officials reconsider changes to veterans services. Each time, they were told there was a misunderstanding. The changes would actually make things better. ... Page 7A.SEMINOLECandidates face off in debateSEMINOLE The city of Seminole plans a City Council candidates forum on Thursday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., at Seminole City Hall, 9199 113th St.... Page 3A.

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Candidates will be given the opportunity for opening and closing statements, and written questions will be taken from the floor or questions may be emailed to the city clerk, rbenoit@myseminole.com prior to 4 p.m. the day of the forum. This forum will be televised live on Bright House channel 615, and re-run throughout the week. It will also be streamed live over the Internet at www.my seminole.com.SHS Winter Guard plans car washSEMINOLE The Seminole High School marching bands Indoor Winter Guard and Percussion units are holding a fundraiser car wash on Sunday, Feb. 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Seminole AutoZone store, 10890 Park Blvd. next to Dairy Queen. The car wash is a large group effort to support trips to Dayton, Ohio, for the annual championship competitions in April. Jims Body Shop will have several show cars on display during the car wash.Fire Department plans open houseSEMINOLE The City of Seminole Fire Department plans its annual open house Sunday, Feb. 10, noon to 3 p.m., at Station 29, 11195 70th Ave. Admission is free. Parking will be available at Seminole Elementary School. The event will include free food and drinks, fire station tours, fire engine rides, safety displays and an extrication demonstra tion.Author talk set at Seminole LibrarySEMINOLE Novelist Dennis Murphy will speak about his new book Brain Waves at the Seminole Community Library on Monday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. Set in Colorado, Costa Rica and on the fringe of heaven, Brain Waves is an inspirational medical suspense novel. A tale of revenge and intrigue turns into a story of forgiveness as protagonist Mark Farrell struggles to avoid entering heaven too soon. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the author. The library is located on the Seminole campus of St. Petersburg College, 9200 113th St. Call 394-6923 for more information.Toastmasters plan open houseSEMINOLE The Seminole SPC Toastmasters Club plans an open house Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. The evening will include special guest speaker Jill Haseltine, a professional speaker and deliberate actions coach. The Seminole SPC Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive environment where members can develop speaking and leadership skills. For more information, email Dennis Zweifel at club5899@ gmail.com. Visit www.seminolespc.toast mastersclubs.org.SCORE, Chamber offer programSEMINOLE The Service Corps of Retired Executives, in conjunction with the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, plans a program titled Your Best Customers and How to Find More on Thursday, Feb. 21, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Seminole Chamber Business Conference Center, 7985 113th St. The cost is $15 for Seminole Chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. RSVP by calling the office at 392-3245. Health coach to address KiwanisSEMINOLE Licensed counselor, health coach and fitness trainer Pamela Paul will be the speaker Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7:15 a.m., when the Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd. Paul specializes in eating disorders and weight management issues. She will speak on the topic of a heart bucket and balancing life to serve others more fully.Kiwanis Club collects books for childrenSEMINOLE The Kiwanis Club of Seminole in conjunction with the Seminole High School Key Club, Seminole Middle Builders Club and Bauder Elementary K-Kids are collecting new and used childrens books. The books will be given back to children in the community who may never have the opportunity to have a book of their own. Reading is so important, and a child who has books to read, learns the enjoyment of reading as well as improving their reading skills. Persons wishing to donate, should drop off book donations at Seminole High School, Seminole Middle School and Bauder Elementary before Feb. 8. Books should be deposited in the Just One Book Program drop box at each site.Daddy-Daughter Dance set Feb. 16SEMINOLE Tickets are on sale for the citys 12th annual Daddy Daughter Dance Saturday, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m., at the Seminole Recreation Center. Tickets are $50 per couple for recreation members and $75 for nonmembers. The cost to take an additional daughter is $15 for members and $22 for nonmembers. The evening will include a night of pictures, dinner and dancing around the theme of a rainforest. Semiformal attire is required. Substitute fathers are welcome. Space is limited. Call 3918345 for information.SVEC plans fundraiserSEMINOLE Seminole Vocational Education Center plans its inaugural Jazz Blast on Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is a fundraiser to help the school pay for feed and care for its many animals in the agricultural program. Voices of Jazz will perform for three hours and there will be arts and crafts vendors. SVEC is located at 12611 86th Ave. For more information, contact SVEC director Barbara Clare at 545-6405.Long to speak at USEM meetingSEMINOLE County Commissioner Janet Long will be the speaker at the next meeting of the USEM Community Association on Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library. All residents of Seminole and unincorporated Seminole are invited to attend. For information call 392-3082 or visit USEMCA.com.Troop 431 plans spaghetti dinnerSEMINOLE Boy Scout Troop 431 plans its annual spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 2, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Parrish Center, 11565 66th Ave. N. The dinner will include coffee, tea, spaghetti, salad, bread, and dessert. Tickets for ages 11 to 64 are $7.50. Admission for folks ages 5-10 and 65-and-older is $5. Kids 4 and under are free. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, call 460-2564.Registration starts for Tropical Fun RunSEMINOLE Registration is under way for the citys inaugural Tropical Flip Flop Fun Run Saturday, March 9 prior to the start of the annual Pow Wow Festival Parade at 10 a.m. down 113th Street. Outrageous tropical attire and flip-flops are strongly encouraged. Awards will be handed out for the most creative outfits. Cost to participate is $5 per tropical trotter. Pre-race registration is at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. For more information, call Kacy Little at 391-8345.Signups begin for Fire Truck PullSEMINOLE Registration is under way for the Kiwanis Club of Seminole sixth annual Fire Truck Pull on Sunday, March 10, 1 to 3 p.m., in the parking lot south of the Seminole Community Library. The event is one of the premier happenings during the final day of the annual Pow Wow Festival and features teams competing against one another for the best time to pull a fire engine. Last years overall winner was the Seminole 4-H Club. The womens team winner was the Seminole High Key Club. All competitors will receive a commemorative T-shirt. For more information, call Wayne Madascy at 253-1066.New musical theater company formingSEMINOLE The Seminole Recreation Division is looking for individuals to participate in a new musical theater production company. Participants will learn techniques for singing, acting and dancing during a 12-week program. Ages 7 and older are welcome. Classes will meet Saturdays beginning in February and will end with a Broadway performance on May 11. The cost is $55 per month for recreation members and $82.50 per month for nonmembers. Call 391-8345 for additional information or visit www.my seminole.com. Were on your team! The Beacon 397-5563

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4A Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 CANDIDATES, from page 1Atheir doors. Part of it is the economy and part is social, such as the Internet tax. We need to get people to buy local. CHRISTY: Public safety. People love the sheriffs office and the fire department, and are very tuned into response times. They dont want to see that changed. Part of public safety is also safe sidewalks and crosswalks. QUINN: Getting the mall redeveloped because its the center of our business district and the hub of our city. Overall, things are moving along pretty smoothly. How would you improve Seminole? BARNHORN: Id have the Recreation Center open more hours. Also, beautification of the older parts of Seminole and getting businesses along the corridors to beautify themselves. CHRISTY: In listening to folks, we would facilitate their issues and needs. Im all for making the community a safer place. Quite frankly, Id like to have speed limits down more. QUINN: Growth is going along at a slow pace. We have voluntary annexation and thats the way we grow. Id like to see expansion of our city and development of the industrial area. Overall, weve got a great city with great schools and great kids. If budgets cuts are necessary in fiscal 2014, what areas would you trim? BARNHORN: Were as lean as we can get and our department managers are doing a good job towing the line. We may have one more year of a decreasing budget. CHRISTY: Thats a big if. Seminole is very well managed. Im a big believer in looking at the top down. Im all for elected people doing their jobs and taking a more active part in the budget process. Then, as a group, you can sit down and decide what areas you can trim. Theres always fat in budgets that can be trimmed. QUINN: If we need to cut, say 3 percent, Id go to the department heads and say youve got to trim 3 percent of your budgets. Theres always wiggle room, but you want to eliminate services to the residents. Would you be in favor of a millage increase to balance the budget? BARNHORN: Yes. CHRISTY: Probably not. I would look to see what can be eliminated. QUINN: Not unless we have to do it. The starting point is cutting the budget. A millage rate increase would be the last resort. I favor a millage decrease once the (home) values come back. Closing remarks BARNHORN: I want to thank Seminole residents for allowing me to serve. I provide a voice at the state level and the national level. I have seven years previously on the City Council and Im going into my third term. I want to thank everyone for that honor. CHRISTY: Ive been active in the community and will remain active to move our city forward. We need to grow particularly in the areas that enclaves are surrounded by other city property, such as the Mystic Mobile Home Park. We need fresh minds and fresh ideas on the City Council. Term limits are near and dear to me. QUINN: I originally wanted to have a voice for the community I live in. How, since Ive had a chance to work with community leaders, Ive met a lot of great people. And most of those people seem to be pretty happy with the direction the city is going. Were very lucky to have the city manager and staff we have. By TIFFANY RAZZANOPINELLAS PARK In 1993, Elliott and Dianne Steeles youngest daughter was in the prime of her life. Shed recently graduated from high school and had embarked on her own for the first time, attending college away from home. The popular student was excited, effervescent, happy. And her parents couldnt be more proud. But six months into her college career, the Steeles received a phone call that no parent ever wants to get: Their daughter began to exhibit symptoms of schizophrenia and she was unable to care for herself. This changed not just her life, but our lives forever, Elliott Steele said. The couple, which lives in Indian Shores, watched their daughter struggle not only with her illness, but also with the subpar mental health services available to her in Pinellas County. They stood by her side the entire time, fighting for her, rooting for her. Over the years, they evolved from her strongest supporters to tireless advocates for all those with psychiatric needs throughout the entire county, as well as across the state and the country. They became heavily involved with the regional and Florida chapters of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. And in 2003, inspired by their daughter, they opened the doors to the Vincent House in Pinellas Park. Now the nonprofit organization celebrates 10 years as a restorative community, using the idea of recovery through work to help those who struggle with mental illness to realize their potential and to move beyond the boundaries that grew around them from the stigma of their disease.Getting startedArmed with a culinary background working for Hyatt Corp. as well as a law degree, Elliott eventually worked his way up to the position of administrative director of support services at the University Community Hospital in Tampa. Dianne owned Steele Animal Hospital in Seminole. In 1999, he quit his job and she sold the veterinary clinic. They decided it was time to focus their efforts on mental illness advocacy full-time. It was time to do something more, Elliott said. There are more than 800,000 people with severe and persistent mental illness in the state, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression, he added. More than 40,000 of them are in Pinellas. And theyre not receiving the treatment they need. At the time, Florida ranked 47 among all 50 states when it came to per capita mental health funding. Today, it ranks 51, Elliott said.Even below Puerto Rico.The concept for Vincent House is based on similar clubhouse programs in other states. Those who join are members, not patients, and it focuses on creating a local community center for those with mental illness, revitalizing their hopes and dreams while preparing them for real life work experiences. The couple teamed up with Bob Dillinger, public defender for Pinellas and Pasco counties, to obtain the funding they needed to create such an environment. [Dillingers] a very strong advocate for people with mental illness, Elliott said. Hes an advocate for people, period. It took nearly two years, but their relentless grassroots efforts earned them the state funding they needed to open a clubhouse in Pinellas. On Jan. 20, 2003, doors to Vincent House, which at first operated out of a former sub shop in a local strip mall, opened. Literally, the fridge at the time was an ice chest, Elliott said, and there was a grill in the back yard that we cooked on. But they had to start somewhere, Elliott said, and the members began to trickle in. We were much smaller then, Dianne said, but it was the same basic idea: we wanted to help people transform their lives. During the summer of 2005, having outgrown its location, Vincent House moved to its permanent home at 4801 78th Ave. With around 250 active members around 60 of them dropping in daily and 600 lifetime members, it wasnt long before even this new 2,800-square-foot space was too small. But they were receiving less and less money from the state each year. So the nonprofit began a fundraising campaign, raising more than $1 million to build a 5,000 square foot addition to the building. Looking back at its humble beginnings, Dillinger is struck by how far Vincent House has come.A decade of recovery through workVincent House helps individuals with mental illnesses rediscover themselves and realize their dreamsPhotos courtesy of VINCENT HOUSEAbove left, for the past decade, Vincent House, 4801 78th Ave. N., has helped individuals with mental illnesses rejoin the work force and rebuild their confidence. Above, Vincent House member Latoya Johnson was hired as a mail clerk at the Public Defenders Office. Left, Mike Parker, left, and Mike Taddeo whip up a delicious meal in the Vincent House kitchen. More than a decade ago, [it] started in a small strip store. It now has a beautiful state-of-the-art facility, he said. What has not changed is the delivery of hope to those with mental illness. Without hope, people will not succeed in life and may actually become a societal liability.How they helpVincent House operates much like a small, self-contained city. Theres a bank, a cafeteria, a thrift store, a business and media center. Its members run all of these areas. They prepare the meals. They answer the phones. They run the retail thrift shop. One group creates and designs newsletters for the nonprofit. The tasks and duties they learn while on the job prepare them for working in the real world, Dianne said. They come in with no hope, no confidence, no self-esteem, she said. This builds them back up. Working is rehabilitation for them. The nonprofit helps them utilize their newfound skills beyond the walls of Vincent House. The organization teams up with local businesses to help its members find first transitional employment (sometimes staff members even train on the job with them to make for a smoother transition) and eventually permanent, independent jobs. Vincent House also assists members in meeting education goals, whether its earning a GED or applying to colleges, and helps them in other areas, such as finding housing. New members walk through the door each day. The Steeles, amazed by the transformations they see, cant help but think back to their own experience of finding help for their daughter. We constantly see family come in with a son or daughter, or an uncle, aunt, brother, or sister, Dianne said. I think that if at the time such a program existed for our daughter, if we had a place like this to go to, if we had been able to walk into a facility like this and be treated with dignity, things would have been much different.Who theyve helpedThere is no one mold for a member of Vincent House. The men and women who seek help from the organization range in age from teens to seniors. Some are high school dropouts, and some hold graduate degrees. Some are homeless and have lived on the streets; others live with their families or are successful professionals. No matter their background, all of them rely on the programs at Vincent House to help them overcome their illness and get back on their feet. Joe Stabile, 57, of Pinellas Park, who has come to Vincent House from the very beginning, puts it bluntly: the nonprofit quite literally saved his life. The bottom line is, if I never came here, Id probably be out on the streets, or dead somewhere, he said. Its a phenomenal place. Ive been blessed to come here. An addict, Stabile has been clean for some time now, and rents a place with several other Vincent House members. Chiquita Ivory, 35, of Pinellas Park, found the Vincent House three years ago, when no other program seemed to be helping. Coming here made me want to be a better person, she said. It has helped me to build my self-esteem, and to grow and to be the mature person Ive become. Today she holds two jobs, and loves them both. This past November, at one of her jobs she was recognized as Employee of the Month. Ron Ritchie, 61, of St. Petersburg, felt unemployable when he first joined Vincent House six years ago. Today he works as a transportation specialist for a local hospital, a job he was only able to get because of his work at Vincent House making pickups and deliveries. Im really impressed by this place, he said. Its something really special.What the future holdsAs Vincent House celebrates a decade of helping individuals with mental illnesses, Elliott and Dianne Steele are preparing to step down from their positions of executive director and assistant director, respectively. Every place needs some new blood every once in a while, Dianne said. The couple will remain active with the organization though. But theyll be handing leadership over to William McKeever, program coordinator, who is passionate about Vincent House and its work in the community. We really do what no other organization does in the community and perhaps in the state, he said. And thats help people who really live on the fringes of society. The organizations big project moving forward is a possible expansion to Pasco County. The Steeles say theyd like to see a Vincent House in each of Tampa Bays counties, but Pasco needs it the most. Theres so little up there for those with mental illness, Dianne said. A board for the potential Pasco Vincent House has already been organized, and weekly, sometimes daily, discussions, on making it happen are under way. Vincent House also continues to seek donations and alternative funding for its work, as the state provides less and less funding each year. Its new Sponsor a Life program individuals to pledge a monthly gift to help provide scholarships to potential members who would otherwise be unable to afford the monthly dues. For more information, visit www.vincent-house.org.TIA plans for the futureTampa International Airports CEO shares his vision with the Clearwater City Council By LESTER R. DAILEYCLEARWATER Forty-one years ago, a former World War II airfield was transformed into what was generally considered to be the best airport in the world, and the first to use the people movers that have become standard equipment in many major airports. Now, the airports CEO, Joe Lapano, has unveiled the results of a $1.8-million study aimed at making Tampa International Airport even better. The design of the airport was brilliant 41 years ago but is now showing its age, Lapono told the Clearwater City Council at its February 4 work session. And when we studied the problems, we found many opportunities. Congestion at curbside and on the nearby roadways is a major problem, and Lapano attributes much of it to rental cars that are rented in remote locations and driven to the terminal to load, unload or park. The plan advocates turning the underutilized South Development Area near the existing post office on the approach road to the terminal into a one-stop shopping center with rental car storage and maintenance, restaurants, hotels for humans and pets, a convenience store and other amenities. From there, passengers could step off the peoplemover and onto a train for the 1.5-mile trip to the terminal. This (South Development Area project) will be a huge opportunity for the airport, Lapano told the councilmembers. This will be the most efficient rental car facility in the country. In addition, many of the airports 573 employees, and some of the nearly 6,500 employees of airlines, restaurants and other services at the airport, could be moved from the terminal to the South Development Area and provided with parking spaces for their cars there. That would eliminate, or at least postpone, the necessity to build a new terminal. Terminal usage has actually declined over the past few years. Enplanements peaked at 9.5 million passengers a year in 2007 but then dropped to its current 8.5 million when the double-whammy of the economic crisis and the BP oil spill took a severe toll on Gulf Coast tourism, according to a graph Lapano supplied. But Lapano expects Florida tourism to rebound in the coming years. He predicts that annual enplanements will reach about 14.4 million by 2031, and the main terminal passenger count, both inbound and outbound, will be double that number. He expects to accommodate those crowds by demolishing the current Marriott Hotel and building a new one elsewhere on the airports property. He also plans to expand the current terminal building a bit. Government agencies such as Customs and TSA will be relocated to more central locations, and some airport businesses may be moved or eliminated. With that plan, we can go through 2041 without touching the north end of the airport, Lapano said. And it will avoid the expense of building a new Images courtesy of the CITY OF CLEARWATERThis is how the South Development Area currently is laid out. These are the plans for how to make the South Development Area more efficient and effective.terminal. We have a brilliant airport terminal, he said, Lets just stay with what we have. Noting that airline travel is a pretty flat market in the U.S. Lapano said that support services are a growing percentage of his airports income. But the airline picture isnt entirely bleak because international travelers are filling some of the void, he added. What I showed you is going to be expensive, but its fundable, Lapano told the councilmembers. Its going to cost over a billion (dollars). But you dont have to spend the money until you need to. While praising the plan, Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos said that he hopes the changes will include ground transportation to Clearwater and other Pinellas County destinations. Lapano replied that ground transportation to nearby cities is not the airports responsibility, but he agreed that it is sorely needed. I got a non-stop flight to Zurich, Lapano said. But I cant get a nonstop bus to Tampa..

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Adult programs Author Talk and Book Signing, Monday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. Based on the Book Cinema, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m. Cinema at Sundown, Thursday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m. Free popcorn and soda courtesy of the Friends of the Seminole Library. Classic Movie Matinee, Fridays, 1 p.m. Socrates Caf, Monday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m. Seminole Chess Club, Wednesdays, Feb. 13, 20, and 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., for intermediate and advanced players only. The Stone Soup Group/ Coupon Exchange, adults, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3:30 p.m. Bring your extra coupons, low/no cost activities, recipes, how-to solutions or other special offers to our exchange program. Sunday Musicale, Sunday, Feb. 24, 3 p.m., Tom Doyle and Sandy Cory: A Musical Tribute to Les Paul and Mary Ford, vocalists and instrumentalists. Thrilling Tales, Thursday, Feb. 14, The Adventure of the Abbey Grange, by Arthur Conan Doyle. Enjoy hearing entertaining stories read aloud by a skilled reader. For more information call Michael Bryan at 394-6923. Two Towers Chess Club, Mondays, Feb. 11 and 25, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All skill levels welcome. SPC Toastmasters, Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. AARP Tax Assistance, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. HEAL, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1 p.m. Pinellas Opera League, Sunday, Feb. 10, 1:30 p.m. SHINE, Wednesdays, Feb. 13 and 20, 10 a.m. Tampa Bay Hepatitis Support Group, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. Book discussions Backward Travelers Historical Fiction Book Discussion, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m., The Long Song by Andrea Levy. Great Books Reading and Discussion Group, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m., Aristotles theory of tragedy. Super Novels, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m., Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Childrens programs Family Movie Matinee, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Free popcorn and soda provided by The Friends of the Library. Call the Youth Services Department at 394-6913 for movie titles. LEGOs @ the Library, all ages, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3:30 p.m. Open to all elementary aged children, with a play area provided for younger siblings. LEGOs will be supplied. Night Owls, elementary age and family, Tuesdays, Feb. 12, 19 and 26, 6:30 p.m. A program of books, games, science projects, crafts and more. Wiggle, Giggle and Sing, ages 5 and younger, Thursdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 10:30 a.m. Toddler Story Time, ages 18 to 36 months, Tuesdays, Feb. 12, 19 and 26, 10:30 a.m. This event includes short stories, songs, and movement activities based on a weekly theme. Preschool Story Time, ages 35, Tuesdays, Feb. 12, 19 and 26, 11:30 a.m. Baby Steps Story Time, newborn to 18 months, Wednesdays, Feb. 13, 20 and 27, 10 a.m. A lap sit program featuring finger plays, music, nursery rhymes and a playtime. A Walk in the Park with Professor Maura Scanlon, toddler and preschool ages, Thursday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m. Join an SPC biology professor on a 30-minute nature walk on the grounds of the library/college campus to see local wildlife. Space for the event is limited. Twenty tickets will be available at the Youth Services desk 30 minutes before the walk begins. Homeschool Nature Club, pre-kindergarten to grade 5, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m. Join area home-schooling families for nature story time, discussion and activities in the library, followed by outside observation, journaling anddrawing of local wildlife onthe library/college campus grounds. Tween Thursday, grades 5-7, Thursday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. Play board games and the Wii. For more information, call 394-6922. Photo courtesy of BRAD DYKENSFirefighters from Seminole Fire Rescue and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue responded to help a worker who collapsed from a medical emergency Jan. 28 on the roof of the Bay Pines Veterans Hospital. Firefighters used an elevated platform with a Stokes basket to remove the worker from the roof. Paramedics from Seminole Fire Rescue treated the unidentified man for an undisclosed medical problem. After removal from the roof, he was transported to the Bay Pines Hospital Emergency Department via Sunstar. Rooftop rescue e-Editionse-edition.tbnweekly.com The Beacon. A tradition in your neighborhood.

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6A County Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 Pinellas Medical DirectoryPublish Date: February 28 Deadline: February 12011713 Please Call727-397-5563. ext.312for more information Reach 138,000 Homes Also Appears on our Website Useful Year-Round Guide 020213 You may have a disorder called obstructive sleep apnea which stops your breathing while youre sleeping, and it can have serious consequences high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, depression, fatigue, diabetes and cancer. Sleep apnea is often treated by wearing a facemask attached to an air compressor called a CPAP that keeps the air passage open during the night. But if youve already been diagnosed and tried a CPAP but cant wear it, or suspect that you may be affected, we have another treatment option to consider. 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For bus information, visit www.psta.net or call 540-1900. Citizen comments and questions about the federal transportation planning process and the plans, programs, and activities of the MPO will be addressed as part of the Federal Certification Review process. Public participation and feedback are welcomed. Comments also can be submitted online at www.pinellascounty.org/mpo/forms/mpo-certification.htm The certification review process is intended to ensure that federal planning requirements are being satisfactorily implemented. The process also is an opportunity to provide advice and guidance to the MPO. The MPO is responsible for long range transportation planning and for establishing federal funding priorities in Pinellas County. For more information, contact Alicia Parinello at 464-8200 or email mpo@pinellascoun ty.org.Pinellas County simplifies drop-off recyclingPinellas Countys drop-off recycling centers have made recycling easier by allowing residents to mix the various commodities collected. Previously, certain materials were required to be separated making recycling less convenient. The change means all paper, plastic, metal, glass and other recyclables are collected together rather than being pre-sorted into various categories. This single stream method of collection and processing is designed to efficiently handle a commingled mixture of recyclables. The advantages include greater convenience for citizens, more cost efficient collection and handling, and an expanded variety of materials collected resulting in greater participation by residents. Pinellas County Solid Waste offers a total of 14 recycling drop-off centers at locations throughout the county. Many municipalities also provide curbside or drop-off recycling. A complete list of recycling drop-off locations is available online in the Recycle Today directory. For more information, visit www.pinellascoun ty.org/recycle or call 464-7500. Photo courtesy of PINELLAS COUNTY COMMUNICATIONSPinellas Countys drop-off recycling centers are easier to use, as residents no longer have to separate materials.Duncan reappointed to TBARTATALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Ronnie Duncan to the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority. Duncan, 55, of Tarpon Springs, has been the president of The Duncan Companies since 1998. He served as Pinellas County Commissioner from 2004 to 2008 and was a member of the Governing Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District from 1999 to 2005. Duncan received his bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Georgia. He is reappointed for a term beginning Jan. 30, 2013, and ending Sept. 20, 2015.Heritage Village clears land for new exhibitLARGO Pine trees are coming down on a patch of land behind Heritage Villages Greenwood House near McKay Creek to make room for a new boat shop. The shop will display vintage sailboats such as the Optimist Pram, Windmill, Sun Cat and Snipe boats, vessels that are a large part of Pinellas Countys nautical history. After the trees are removed, the ground will be grubbed and leveled in preparation for the installation of aconcrete slab foundation. Construction of the new boat shop is made possible through a unique public-private partnership with Pinellas County government, the Pinellas County Historical Society, the Clearwater Yacht Club, Hoffman Architects, P.A. and Proefke Construction. Donated funds will be used for permits and supplies; volunteer labor will be used for construction of the facility. The structure will feature a 24-foot by 40-foot display area for the boats, plus a smaller, air-conditioned 12-foot by 40-foot display room. Heritage Villages boat shop will profile an important chapter of coastal living in Pinellas County and will include trophies, tools and other nautical memorabilia from the museums collections. An oral history project featuring early Pinellas boat builders and others in the industry is another important component of the boat shop project. Heritage Village is located at 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. This living history museum brings more than 150 years of local history to life. Tour 28 authentic buildings and structures, and experience historical Pinellas County through hands-on exploration. Paths wind through 21 acres and connect with the Florida Botanical Gardens and the Florida Gulf Coast Center for Fishing and Interactive Museum. Heritage Village is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. It is closed all Pinellas County holidays. For more information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/heritage, or call 582-2123.

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Rain or Shine7801 PARK BLVD., PINELLAS PARK50 ACRES 2,000 BOOTHS727-544-5319 Live Entertainment By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER For months, they came to Pinellas County Commission meetings, speaking during the public comment segment, asking that officials reconsider changes to veterans services. Each time, they were told there was a misunderstanding. The changes would actually make things better. Then they were given a chance to sit down with Health and Human Services Bureau Director Gwendolyn Warren so she could explain what was happening. On paper, the changes looked good more service for less money. More locations, more support staff and greater efficiencies in service delivery. But, the complaints continued. Finally, commissioners got the message after a large crowd that included representatives from the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs showed up to speak Jan. 29. Commissioners then ordered staff to get to work to try to fix a situation that Commission Chair Ken Welch admitted could be the result of taking budget cuts too far. Before those advocating the veterans position were allowed to speak, Welch asked County Administrator Bob LaSala to provide facts surrounding what he described as a very contentious issue. LaSala asked Warren to explain the situation.Staffs positionWarren provided a brief summary of the reorganization of veterans programs that resulted from the commissions strategic review of county services. She said changes were made to ensure Health and Human Services was operating at maximum efficiency in providing core services. Commissioners asked staff to address the growing number of homeless veterans. But, Warren said, no additional money was allocated to do the job. Staff felt the best solution was a reorganization and coordination of the countys veterans services with services provided to the homeless. Warren said staff looked at a variety of service models, but had to keep within legal parameters. By law, veterans seeking to claim benefits must be assisted by certified Veterans Services officers. In the end, staff decided to close the single office that had served veterans for years and move it across the hall into the Health and Human Services facility. Personnel also would be assigned to H&HS offices in other parts of the county. The biggest difference would be sharing of support personnel between H&HS and the veterans program, Warren said. She talked about a number of rumors that had circulated since staff began to implement the changes. She said one was that the service would be outsourced to a private provider, which is not true. Another rumor was that noncertified staff would be providing veterans services, which is not true. That would be a violation of law. Some (rumors) have gone further with those suggesting that the efforts to expand and enhance services were really a shutdown of services if Health and Human Services took over, she said. She said veterans services had been integrated into H&HS in 2003, but before they were not under the same roof. Warren also has a staffing problem. Two VSO positions are vacant as well as the position of senior VSO. She said job offers had recently been made for the two VSO openings. We had five VSOs and we will have five, she said. She said despite the rumors, only one of the three the senior VSO had been dismissed, the other two moved on to new jobs. She said the administrative assistant to the senior VSO, who has worked in veterans services for 20 years, had been training theCounty commission scrambles to fix veterans servicesshared support personnel on how to handle calls. She said veterans services were fully operational in St. Petersburg and Clearwater. She said renovations to the Lealman and Tarpon Springs offices were done and both locations would soon be staffed. She said staff also would be located in the recently reopened health department clinic in Clearwater. She said H&HS staff had followed recommendations to work with veterans organizations, but they really didnt get the message and issues continue to come up. I believe from my perspective we have added significant resources, she said.The other sideIn 1988, the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs was created as a separate agency with only one purpose to serve veterans, said Mike Prendergast, executive director of the FDVA office based in Largo. He said with 95,000 veterans, Pinellas County had the third highest population in the state. Those veterans receive more than $336 million in benefits each year. You have an important role in serving local veterans with their benefits, he said. He explained that VSOs had to be trained professionals, undergo annual training and provide 1,000 hours of support each year. He said it was a VSOs job to understand the claims process, keep up with new rules and all federal and state laws. Theyre a very specialized group of men and women unlike any others, he said. Prendergast pointed to records showing that 25 percent fewer claims were processed in Pinellas in 2012. Last year, you dropped in production (of claims processed) in the last four months, he said. FDVA staff believes if the countys changes go through, less claims will be processed in the future, potentially costing the local economy $1.1 billion. More importantly, the needs of local veterans wont be met. These are earned benefits. They are paid for and they are not getting them, Prendergast said. They were earned on the field of battle. Alene Tarter, FDVA director of benefits and assistance, said she met with Warren last year. It was very one-sided, Tarter said. She was defending the use of non-veterans to assist veterans. I explained to her that it (VSO) had to be a veteran, a wartime veteran, trained according to state and federal laws. Tarter said the new employees Warren talked about would not be able to go to work until they were trained and tested. Meanwhile, Pinellas Countys veterans are experiencing long delays in service. They are behind 400 calls and Im getting those calls, she said. The two remaining VSOs are unable to visit nursing homes or hospice facilities. My office has taken that up, she said. People she (Warren) wants to help the case managers, they cannot access the protected databases. Theyre unsupervised and not working for an accredited VSO. The two (VSOs) there now, this is not their fault, this is a management problem. Tarter said changes were being made to serve a small number of homeless veterans, about 400, compared to the 95,000 who live in Pinellas and their families. She said five VSOs were really too few to serve the population and the two left on the job could not possibly provide the service needed. She estimated that it would be at least six months before the new employees could go to work. The next training course is scheduled in March. Then they have to be tested and wait for their certification paperwork to come through. Were here to help, she said. But your veterans deserve better than this. They cant get help. Staff isnt returning phone calls. If you go to the office, you may or may not get help. They sign on the line that they are willing to give up their life to serve their county. This is a sad state of affairs. Tarter also said it was good that two people were being hired, but it was critical to fill the senior VSO position. You have to have a manager, and hopefully that person was accredited in the past or you can hire someone with accreditation and just needs training to catch up, she said. However, she admitted that it was difficult to find trained accredited people to fill VSO positions. Daphni Austin, community and veteran liaison at Suncoast Hospice, said many of the veterans she has had the honor to serve often have a short time left to live, and some had never applied for benefits relating to their military service. Up until about November 2012, response time for those veterans applying had been 24 hours or less. Now, it is six to eight weeks or more, she said. Our patients dont have the benefit of the luxury of time, she said. One died before the initial phone call was returned, which caused undue emotional and financial hardship for the widow. They need to fill out the paperwork while they are alive. They cant release records by law after death. She said the inability for VSOs to do on-site visits make it difficult for patients who often are not ambulatory and cant get to the office on their own or spend hours waiting to be seen. And they cant get through on phone calls, she added. See VETERANS, page 15A Pinellas County Commission Chair Ken Welch instructs staff to go above and beyond to find solutions to problems with providing veterans services.

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INSTALLED FREE! 020713 Military newsJosue Rivera LARGO Air Force Airman Josue Rivera recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Rivera is the son of Monica Vega of Largo. He is a 2012 graduate of Osceola Fundamental High School, Seminole.Justin Lancaster ST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman Justin S. Lancaster recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Lancaster is the brother of John Lancaster of St. Petersburg, and brother of Melissa Lancaster of Pembroke Pines. He is a 2012 graduate of Dixie Hollins High School.John Dwinell PALM HARBOR Air Force Airman John Dwinell recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Dwinell is the son of Sherry and David Dwinell of Stag Thicket Lane, Palm Harbor. He is a 2012 graduate of East Lake High School, Tarpon Springs.Charity Kidder CLEARWATER Air Force Airman 1st Class Charity Kidder recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Kidder is the daughter of Shelley Kidder of Clearwater, and niece of Laurie Tiesiera of Tulare, Calif. She is a 2005 graduate of Clearwater High School. She earned a bachelors degree in 2010 from Southeastern University, Lakeland.Shane Jackson ST. PETERSBURG Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Shane Jackson recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Jackson is the son of Annette Hodge and Robert Jackson of St. Petersburg. He is a 2003 graduate of Northeast High School. He earned an associate degree in 2012 from Santa Fe College, Gainesville.Jeremy Long TARPON SPRINGS Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jeremy Long recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Long is the son of Christopher and Junko Long of Tarpon Springs. He earned distinction as an honor graduate.Joel Morrison PINELLAS PARK Air Force Airman 1st Class Joel Morrison recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Morrison is the son of Kenneth Joels, and grandson of Anna Joels, both of Pinellas Park. He is a 2010 graduate of Admiral Farragut Academy, St. Petersburg.Syuan King ST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman 1st Class Syuan King recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. King is the son of Pongpaya and Sarah King of St. Petersburg. He is a 2010 graduate of Gibbs High School.Roland Singson LARGO Air Force Airman Roland Singson recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Singson is the son of Rolando Singson of Largo. He is a 2012 graduate of Largo High School.Dangelo James ST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman Dangelo James recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. James is the son of Simone Griffiths, and brother of Luis Marin, both of St. Petersburg. He is a 2012 graduate of St. Petersburg High School.Michael Sebastian LARGO Air Force Reserve Airman Michael Sebastian recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Sebastian is the son of Tessie Sebastian of Largo. He is a 2011 graduate of Clearwater Central Catholic High School.Adam Hall LARGO Air Force Airman Adam C. Hall recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Hall is the son of Laurel Hall-Peters and stepson of Scott Peters, both of Largo. He is a 2012 graduate of Largo High School.Joseph Waart CLEARWATER Air Force Airman Joseph Waart recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Waart is the son of Johannes Waart of Clearwater. He is a 2012 graduate of Clearwater High School.Walter SmithCLEARWATER Marine Corps Pvt. Walter Smith recently earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Smith is the son of Sheri L. Lawrence of Land O Lakes, and Walter L. Smith III of Clearwater. He is a 2011 graduate of Sunlake High School in Land OLakes.Thomas Blauvelt ST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman 1st Class Thomas Blauvelt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Blauvelt is the son of Jennifer Villanueva of Cosby, Tenn., and John Blauvelt of St. Petersburg.Brandon Jones PINELLAS PARK Air Force Airman Brandon Jones recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Jones is the son of Lisa Atkinson of Pinellas Park.Jose Tirado Jr.LARGO Marine Corps Pfc. Jose Tirado Jr. recently earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Tirado is the son of Milly Tirado of Tampa, and Jose Tirado of Largo. He is a 2012 graduate of Sickles High School in Tampa. John Dwinell Joseph Waart Adam Hall Roland Singson Joel Morrison Jeremy Long Shane Jackson Dangelo James Charity Kidder Josue Rivera Justin Lancaster Brandon Jones Thomas Blauvelt

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Police 9A Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 101112 013113AUTO ACCIDENT INJURY?MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS, SLIP AND FALL INJURIES DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT REHAB REFERRALS IMMEDIATE APPOINTMENTSCALL 727-393-6100Gregory Hollstrom, DC, Gregory Hollstrom II, DC, Brian Rebori, DC 11444 Seminole Blvd., Largo www.drgreghollstrom.com I'd rather spend my time on the tennis court, not driving and waiting to see doctors at opposite ends of town. Mary R., Largo, FL Primary care, specialists, and surgeons team up to address your needs On-site lab, digital X-ray, CT, MRI, PET, mammogram We are one of GEs multi-specialty show sites for excellence in the U.S.A. Make one call for immediate access to over 100 Physicians and Providers working as a team to keep you and your family healthy and t! 020713 Police beatVA surgeon charged with drug fraudST. PETERSBURG A surgeon employed at Bay Pines VA Medical Center is out on bond after his arrest on multiple counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. Richard Carpenter, 58, of St. Petersburg was arrested at Bay Pines hospital, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Jan. 30 and taken to the Pinellas County jail where he was charged with five counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and one attempt to obtain a controlled substance by fraud. He was released the same day on $30,000 bond. According to investigators with the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office, Carpenter has been fraudulently obtaining the prescription drugs since October of 2012. Investigators received information Jan. 28 about a prescription fraud case involving a doctor. According to the information received, Carpenter had called in several fraudulent Valium (Diazepam) prescriptions for himself beginning in October 2012. Investigators say that Carpenter used an acquaintance doctors name and DEA number to obtain the prescriptions illegally. Carpenter also used his health care insurance to offset the cost of the prescription. In all, Carpenter obtained at least 500 Valium 5 mg pills and had attempted to obtain more before his arrest. The investigation continues.Largo man in jail for attempted murderLARGO Pinellas County sheriffs deputies arrested a Largo man Feb. 1 in connection with a shooting in the Coral Way neighborhood. According to the sheriffs report, around 7:10 p.m. Friday, a deputy patrolling the Coral Way neighborhood heard what sounded like a gunshot, then a womans scream for help. Deputies responded to 3744 135th Ave. N., where they found Brieonne Danielle Roiland, 30, of Largo, screaming she had been shot. As medical personnel tended to Roilands injuries, deputies set a perimeter around the immediate area and apprehended Trevon Lamar Griffin, 19, running through a field a short distance away from the crime scene. After conducting preliminary interviews, it is believed Griffin had attempted to rob Roiland at gunpoint when she was shot in the neck. Griffin was transported to the Pinellas County Jail. He was charged with attempted first degree murder, no bond; attempted armed robbery, bond $100,000; discharging a firearm in public, $500 bond; resisting arrest without violence, $500 bond; and possession of marijuana, $500 bond. Roiland is currently recovering from the gunshot wound at a local hospital.Man in jail for two Largo robberiesLARGO Largo police detectives arrested a man suspected of two robberies Jan. 30, including the robbery of Fifth Third Bank that occurred earlier in the day. Lt. Mike Loux, spokesperson for Largo PD, said detectives were following up on leads from the Dec. 14 strong-armed robbery of BB&T Trevon Lamar GriffinBank, 14141 Walsingham Road, when they located Ronald J. Massey, 30, and arrested him. The arrest came about four hours after the armed robbery of Fifth Third Bank, 11281 Ulmerton Road. Largo PD released photos of an armed robber wielding a knife just after 2 p.m. Jan. 30 with a release about a robbery at Fifth Third Bank that occurred about 12:53 p.m. In a report released just before 5 p.m., detectives reported they had located and arrested Massey. Massey was charged with both robberies. His booking report is not yet available from the Pinellas County Jail.Detectives seek help to ID robbersDUNEDIN Pinellas County sheriffs detectives are asking the publics help to identify two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a Dunedin convenience store. The robbery occurred at around 9:35 p.m. Jan. 15, at Munchies, 614 Union St. According to detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit, two suspects entered the store. One ordered a store clerk at gunpoint to lay face down on the ground at the entrance of the store. The clerk complied. This suspect remained with this clerk as a lookout at the entrance of the establishment. The other suspect ordered another store clerk to go behind the counter and demanded money and cigarettes. After the clerk complied, the suspect struck him over the head with the gun. The suspects then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and with various cartons of cigarettes. As the suspects were leaving, they pointed a gun at a customer who was just arriving at the store. The suspect who went behind the counter is described as a black male. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with a Hollister logo on the front and dark colored baggie pants. His nose and mouth were covered with a bandanna. He was carrying a red backpack. The suspect who remained at the store entrance also is described as a black male. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt,Photo courtesy of LARGO POLICEThis man armed with a knife is accused of robbing the Fifth Third Bank, 11281 Ulmerton Road in Largo just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Ronald J. Massey, 30, was arrested and charged with the robbery later that afternoon. long black shorts with vertical white stripes on the side, and black and white basketball sneakers. He was also wearing a cover over his nose and mouth. Detectives have released surveillance video, which is available on YouTube at youtu.be/mHFIPVkszFc. Audio is also available. Detectives are requesting that the public listen to the audio of the suspect when he goes behind the counter, as they believe someone out there may recognize his voice. The clerk that was struck over the head suffered a small laceration. Dunedin Fire Rescue treated him on scene. Deputies responded to the 911 call and detectives began their investigation. A perimeter was set up around the area and the Sheriffs K-9 Unit did a track with negative results. Clearwater Police Department is also conducting an investigation into a robbery that occurred on Jan. 19 at Dodges Store at 1194 NE. Cleveland St. where the suspects may be the same individuals. Anyone with information that might assist detectives in identifying the suspects is asked to call Detective Jeff Capra of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at 582-6200; or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.Woman charged with DUI manslaughterCLEARWATER A Clearwater woman was booked into the Pinellas County Jail about 10:25 a.m. Jan. 28 on charges of DUI manslaughter and property damage as well as careless driving in connection with the Oct. 27 crash near the Bayside Bridge that resulted in the death of a Bartow woman. Her bond was set at $20,000. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Veronica Herrera, 32, was traveling southbound on County Road 611 in the inside lane after exiting the Bayside Bridge when she failed to negotiate a curve and traveled into the median. Her vehicle struck some landscaping and then traveled into the northbound lanes of CR-611. A passenger in her car, Noi Pinheiro, 45, was partially ejected from the vehicle. Pinheiro was taken to Bayfront Medical Center and died from her injuries Oct. 30. She was not wearing a seatbelt.This frame taken from the surveillance video shows one robbery suspect holding a gun on the clerk near the door and a second robber holding a gun on another clerk behind the counter.

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Attendees will meet at Tri-City Plaza, on the northwest corner of the intersection of U.S. 19 and East Bay Drive. Call Dale Goebel at 734-3384. Saturday, Feb. 16 Audubon Explores, 8:30 a.m., at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Call Lynn Sumerson at 596-8822. Saturday, Feb. 23 Cockroach Bay/EG Simmons Park. Attendees will meet at 7:30 a.m., at Tri-City Plaza, on the northwest corner of the intersection of U.S. 19 and East Bay Drive. There is a park entrance fee. The group will stop for lunch. Call Lynn Sumerson at 5968822.McGough to host night hikeLARGO A night hike will be presented Saturday, Feb. 16, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at George C. McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th N. St. This will be a free interpretative nature hike through McGoughs habitats. Call 518-3047.Philippe to host nature walksSAFETY HARBOR Guided nature walks will be offered Saturdays, Feb. 16 and March 16, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Philippe Park, 2525 Philippe Parkway. The hike is limited to 12 participants. Attendees will learn park history while exploring nature. Participants should meet at the Philippe gravesite at 9 a.m. Closed-toe shoes, water, sunscreen a hat and insect repellant are recommended. Reservations will be accepted through the Friday prior to the hike. An adult must accompany children. To register, call 669-1947 or email dickestes76@yahoo.com.Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon will be presented Thursday, Feb. 14, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. This free program is designed to introduce children ages 3 to 5 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.Brooker to host bird hikeTARPON SPRINGS The Birds of Brooker hike will be offered Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Birds seen and heard will be identified while attendees meander along a one-mile trail gathering information. Closed-toe shoes, water and a hat are recommended. Attendees also may bring binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras. The free hike is best suited for adults. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brook ercreekpreserve.org.Botany hike setTARPON SPRINGS A botany hike will be offered Wednesday, Feb. 13, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will join a Brooker Creek naturalist to explore the fascinating plants found on the preserve while identifying wildflowers, ferns, epiphytes, trees and more. The ecology of various plant communities also will be examined. 1 The free hike is best suited for adult participants. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org.Weedon to host guided hikeST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 to 11 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will learn about the ecosystems 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.weedonis landpreserve.org.Brooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursdays, Feb. 7, 14, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this free program connects attendees to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, children will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brooker creekpreserve.org. Photo by JIM LAYFIELDRobins feast on the berries of Brazilian pepper trees that grow along the railroad tracks near Starkey Road in Largo on Jan. 20. Robins are winter visitors to Florida, and the berries are readily available during their stay. If the berries have been on the tree too long, they ferment, producing a wine-like alcohol that can intoxicate the robins. Brazilian pepper trees are an invading exotic species, and robins carry seeds from the berries in their digestive tracts and help spread the invader through their droppings.Berry festST. PETERSBURG The city of St. Petersburg hosted a ribboncutting ceremony Feb. 2 to commemorate the grand opening of the Skyway extension of the Clam Bayou City Trail. 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Moccasin Lake Nature Park, at 2750 Park Trail Lane, is just off of U.S. 19 between Drew Street and State Road 590 and is home to six ecosystems in its 51 acres of land. Now at the end of a master plan process for the park, the clear consensus is that the park should be preserved in its current, natural state indefinitely, though the technical details of how best to do that are still being sorted out. As part of the (advisory) group, one of the primary focuses is maintaining the facility as a nature park and an environmental education center instead of having it transform into another type of facility, said Jason Mastropietro, a member of the Suncoast Herpetological Society and a member of the Moccasin Lake Stakeholder Advisory Committee. Like, its not going to be a ball park, for example. So its guiding towards that type of direction. The Suncoast Herpetological Society a nonprofit, educational group for people interested in reptiles and amphibians is one of the groups that meet regularly at Moccasin Lake Park, and therefore Mastropietro was selected as its stakeholder representative on the committee. The Clearwater Audubon Society is also a major stakeholder with the park, and Cynthia Kluss, Audubon program chairwoman and historian, is the committee stakeholder adviser for that group. What were trying to do is keep the facility as close to what it does now, Kluss said. Its a flavor of the outdoors. Theres just enough of the outdoors there so you can appreciate what goes on. One of the live oaks has a tremendous beehive up in the trees, and thats pretty impressive. You get your binoculars out and look up there and theres a lot of activity out there. And you go down to Moccasin Lake and theres an observation deck and you can see limpkins, alligators, and other wildlife. It is rare to have so many different ecosystems in that size of an area, but there is dry prairie, hardwood hammocks and forest, scrub swamp, wetlands, hardwood swamp and pinelands. Both Kluss and Mastropietro agree that Moccasin Lake Park has value to the community because it gives the general public the opportunity to get a taste of nature and the wilderness without having to drive far away. This is a little haven nestled right in the middle of an urban setting. They will understand what it is to walk under the trees and be observant and quiet, Kluss said. Its kind of a transition between total urban and total wildlife, and were trying to keep that but modernize some of the facilities. One of the original features and goals of the park when it was established in 1982 was to use and demonstrate sustainable energy, said Felicia Leonard, parks and recreation cultural affairs administrative support manager and key city contact with the Moccasin Lake advisory committee. Now, however, the technology has changed so much and keeps changing rapidly that what the park has is outdated and it would not be able to keep up with technology fast enough to make it worth keeping that as part of its mission, Leonard said. The advisory committee held several public meetings and also asked people to participate in public surveys about the park. There was a tremendous turnout for both, Leonard said. The overwhelming consensus was that everyone wants the nature park to stay as it is in its natural state and for it to be used for educational purposes. The mission and vision statement created by the Moccasin Lake Stakeholder Advisory Committee is that the mission of Moccasin Lake Nature Park is to preserve its local Florida ecosystems with the focus on conservation and education, Mastropietro said. In order to ensure these things, the committee is studying the city charter, land use and zoning categories to determine what would be the best and most effective way to permanently preserve the park in its natural state and prevent it from being used for anything else in the future. Right now there are three possibilities, Leonard said. They could either keep it the same as it is now if they decide there are already enough protections under current statutes and zonings; they could change its zoning from recreation/open space to a nature preserve zoning, though that would mean they would have to change the nature preserve language to include allowances for minimal structures such as boardwalks; or they could change the city charter to specifically protect the park, ensuring that it would take a public referendum by the voters in order to ever allow the park to be used for anything else. Leonard said that the park might have those desired protections already. The current statute states: No municipality-owned real property which was identified as recreation/open space on the citys comprehensive land use plan map on Nov. 16, 1989, or at any time thereafter, may be sold, donated, leased for a new use, or otherwise transferred without prior approval at referendum, except when the council determines it appropriate to dedicate right-of-way from, or easement over, such property. Such recreation/open space property may be leased for an existing use, without referendum, unless such lease is otherwise prohibited by charter or ordinance. Cliff Norris, supervisor of Moccasin Lake Nature Park, said it is important that the park is saved forever, no matter what method is used. It would protect the trail sections, the area of the park that is not impacted by buildings for importunity, Norris said. And it would stay a habitat for the animals, for the plants, and for the city of Clearwater residents in keeping the green space. So that would be excellent. Leonard said there is not any kind of thought or plan to change the use of the park; this is merely a protective measure. Norris has been with the park since day one, and he said it is important to the community. There are all kinds of snakes, reptiles, mammals, birds and plants on the property. There have even been foxes breeding in the park, he said, and it is an important bird sanctuary. Its a very special place for bird migration, Norris said. And it gives the public a chance to get out into nature. Its just enjoying nature not on a screen. Not on a computer screen or a TV, but truly being out there and experiencing what the wilderness is and getting hands-on experienced with nature. Going forward, the committee hopes that the park can expand its educational opportunities and exhibits. The vision is to provide more educational wildlife and habitat educational opportunities, Kluss said. Were hoping to expand on that and having some of the invasive species put under control like the air potato. She added that they want to bring out biologists to help identify the invasive species and then work to get rid of as many of them as possible. Part of the plan is to have the survey done by a professional biologist as to what we have and what we want to keep and the invasive species that need to be removed or at least controlled to a point where the native species have a chance to dominate the landscape, Kluss said. We dont want to reach that tipping point. Part of the educational display would include invasive plants and animals so people can recognize and be more aware of them, Kluss said. One example is the Bufo Toad, which is a giant and is extremely poisonous to animals, including pets. If a dog licks it, it can die, and the toads are not afraid of people or other animals. If people have seen them in real life in a safe environment, then they could recognize them easier in everyday life and hopefully better protect their pets. There will be one more public meeting where the committee will seek the communitys input about the 10-year plan. There are also opportunities for students to volunteer at the park and earn Bright Futures volunteer hours. Photos by ALEXANDRA LUNDAHLAbove, people can enjoy the quiet beauty of nature at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Below, a limpkin and some common moorhens hunt for food in shallow waters.

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Largo, FL 33774727-596-9156011013Matt Facarazzo, D.V.M.with this ad NEW LOCATION 020713 School newsAbrahamson earns doctorateSEMINOLE Michael Abrahamson of Seminole recently earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He was among about 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees at the schools 244th commencement ceremonies. The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nations leading research universities, providing a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs and is ranked in the nations top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.Lustig makes Butler deans listSEMINOLE Peyton Lustig of Seminole recently was named to Butler Universitys deans list for the fall semester. Degree-seeking undergraduates who carry at least 12 academic hours in a given semester and are in the top 20 percent of their college based on grade-point average for that semester are eligible for the deans list. Challenging and enabling students to meet their personal and professional goals has guided Butler University since 1855. Today, Butler is a nationally recognized comprehensive university that blends the liberal arts with first-rate pre-professional programs. It seeks to prepare each graduate not simply to make a living but to make a life of purpose, in which personal flourishing is intertwined with the welfare of others. Butler is known for its vibrant campus, superior academics and dedicated faculty. TheUniversity enrolls more than 4,600 undergraduate and graduate students in six academic colleges:Arts, Business, Communication, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Located just six miles from downtown Indianapolis, Butlers urban setting affords students internship opportunities that provide excellent graduate school and career preparation.School officials travel to GermanyLARGO Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Michael A. Grego and School Board Member Robin L. Wikle have traveled to Germany to learn more about the German vocational and apprenticeship educational system. They were joined by Paul Wahnish, director of East Lake Highs academy of engineering and other Tampa Bay educators. The delegation toured several academic institutions and industry headquarters and was an opportunity to study Germanys dual education system, which offers students hands-on experience in various fields. This model propels German students for college, vocational schools, apprenticeships and careers after high school. This trip is a wonderful opportunity for us to learn more about Germanys highly successful dual education model and consider which pieces we may want to implement or expand upon here in Pinellas County, Grego said.The Pinellas Education Foundation funded the school officials trip in its entirety. The nonprofit organizations vision is that every student will be prepared for life after high school, whether the choice is to attend college, enter the workforce or obtain technical training.We live in a global marketplace, and it is essential for businesses to stay abreast of benchmarks and practices of industry peers in other countries, said Pinellas Education Foundation Chairman Jim Myers. It keeps our skill sets current and elevates our competitive edge. We want the same for our schools and ultimately for our students. Wahnish, who participated in a similar trip in 2008, is also the founder of Career Technical Education Foundation Inc. The Pinellas County-based nonprofit career education foundation supports high school career academies throughout the southeast. The number of German companies operating in the Tampa Bay region has grown 35 percent in the past four years, Wahnish said. The delegation will visit with several of those companies. The idea is to be able to give our students here in Pinellas County an opportunity to have a viable job and be an asset to the community, Wahnish said. Our goal at CTEF is changing the face of education today to meet the needs of tomorrow. Wikle said she is excited to bring back ideas and initiatives to share with her fellow board members. We do such a great job with our current career academies and Centers of Excellence that this could only give us further insight into other avenues of career and technical education, Wikle said.Race to benefit schoolsST. PETERSBURG Gulf Coast Giving will help sponsor a 5K and 1-mile run and walk Easter Hop to raise money for Pinellas County Schools. The event is set for 8 a.m., Saturday, March 16, in Walsingham Park in Largo.A family fun morning will be packed with race perks including a visit from the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt. Race perks include a T-shirt, music, food, water stations, silent auction, raffle by bib number, giveaways, finisher medals, and arts and crafts for the kids. Register online at www.gulfcoastgiving.org /run. Cost is $20 until Friday, March 1 and includes all race perks, plus, each registered adult may register two children under age 18 for free. Regular admission is $25 from Saturday, March 2 to Friday, March 15. Proceeds will help Pinellas County schools with IT equipment and provide training for their staff and students.Stotts wins Support Employee of the YearLARGO Debra Stotts, an office clerk at Largo Middle School, was named Pinellas County Schools 2013 Support Employee of the Year at a recent breakfast celebration in Clearwater. She will represent the districts more than 6,300 fulland part-time support employees in the Florida SchoolRelated Employee of the Year program in the spring. Stotts won the Indirect Involvement with Students category. Irma Vargas, a bilingual assistant at Skycrest Elementary won the Direct Involvement with Students category, and Katherine Dickinson, a secretary/bookkeeper at Curlew Creek Elementary, won the Limited Involvement with Students category. Stotts is a six-year veteran of Pinellas County schools and was nominated for her leadership, volunteerism, community outreach efforts and the relationships she builds with students and parents. She mentors three students, volunteered more than 700 hours at Largo Middle and Largo High in 2011-12 year and serves as Largo Middles PTSA president. Stotts has organized numerous safety initiatives, school fundraisers and community service projects. Photo courtesy of SUE GRAHAMFrom left, Bardmoore Elementary School teachers Beverly Sexton, Selvie Berberi, and Christine Eells help their Pre-K students decorate the outside of their classroom in preparation of the Title 1 I Love Reading event set on Feb. 14. The decorations revolve around one of the students favorite books, Chick Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.I Love Reading

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Cost: $3.00Come and enjoy the best pancakes in town. All the pancakes you can eat (rst order of pancakes are served with sausage, juice and coffee).Contact: (727) 541-0776.Wurlitzer Pipe Organ ConcertDate: Tuesday, February 19th (Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month)Time: 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Location: City Auditorium Address: 7690 59th St. N. Cost: FreeRelive the golden years of theatre as lovely melodies are played on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. The organ, lovingly restored by the Central Florida Theatre Organ Society, creates the sound of a full orchestra including a variety of percussion instruments and a bevy of sound effects. Performance is FREE to the public. Bring your lunch and enjoy the show.Contact: (727) 541-0895. February 10th February 13th February 16th February 19thFamily Fun Day & Yard SaleDate: Saturday, February 16th Time: 8 a.m. 2 p.m. Location: England Brothers Park Address: 5010 81st Ave. N. Cost: Free, Sponsored by Northside HospitalFamily fun day and yard sale will include a silent auction, bake sale, 50/50 giveaway, car & bike show, BBQ cook off, music and entertainment on stage!Contact: (727) 528-7891020713 Looking for a home HoudiniThis little girl is aptly named because she disappeared for six days. Her foster dad thought she had escaped outside and ran away. As a last resort, he removed the front cover of the washer/dryer, and there she was. Thus, the black-and-white beauty became Houdini, or Dini. Born around Nov. 1, she is laid back and loves to snuggle. Call Save Our Strays at 545-1116 or visitwww.saveourstraysinc.com.NevahMeet Nevah, an absolute beauty. She truly is a lovebug who enjoys the company of just about everyone, even dogs. She loves to cuddle up for a good movie and prefers to be nuzzled up as close as she can to her human. Adopt her for $35, which includes vaccinations, spay surgery, microchip, 30 days of pet insurance, and your new best friend. Visit SPCA Tampa Bay at 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo or www.spcatampabay.org.MiloMilo is a 4-year-old male domestic shorthair cat. He is a sweet tiger kitty who is full of personality. Milo gets along with other cats at the shelter but would rather bask in the sun by your window. Milo is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. To learn more about Milo, call 328-7738 or visit 405 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg. AlvinMeet Alvin, who has been at Pinellas County Animal Shelter since Thanksgiving. He is well trained, 1 year old and 58 pounds. He loves to play with the other dogs at the shelter. Bring this article with you and adopt him for only $25, which includes neuter surgery and his shots. Bring this article to adopt her for only $25. Call 5822600, visit 12450 Ulmerton Road, Largo or www.pinellas county.org/animalservices/p etfind.htm.TwilaTwila may seem shy at first, but she makes friends with just the slightest encouragement. Then she is active, cute and affectionate to anyone giving her attention. She enjoys being brushed and pampered. Meet her at the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 S.R. 590, Clearwater. Call 7977722 or visit www.humanesocietyof pinellas.org.DaisyDaisy is a 2.5-yearold, 79-pound mastiff-ridgeback mix. She is a big girl with a big heart and will do best in a home without small children, due to her size. She walks well on a leash, has been spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. To learn more about Daisy and other adoptable animals, contact Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 328-7738, visit 405 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg or www.petpalanimal shelter.com. Paw prints HSP offers low cost spay/neuter clinicCLEARWATER The Humane Society of Pinellas is offering a low cost spay and neuter clinic on Mondays at 3040 State Road 590. Appointments are required. Depending on the pets weight, the cost of this service starts at $50 to $80 for male dog neutering and $60 to $90 for female dog spaying. Cat neutering starts at $40 and cat spaying starts at $45. Call 797-7722, ext. 4. Also available on second and fourth Saturdays, from noon to 4 p.m., is the societys low cost vaccine clinic. The cost to vaccinate a dog is $70; cost for cats is $40. This service is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Prices are subject to change.SPCA to offer canine basics workshop LARGO A canine basics workshop will be offered Saturday, Feb. 16, 12:30 p.m., at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N. The workshop will be packed with practical tips for stress-free living with a dog. Attendees will get the basics on handling and communicating with the canine in this two-hour class. Training works best when everyone in a family understands commands and process. Cost is $15 for SPCA adopters and $25 for the general public. Call 586-3591, ext. 9+137. To register, visit www.spcatampabay.org.

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A true sadness would take over within her as it bothered her to witness an elderly person sitting alone to eat. After all, meals typically are shared by two or more. It takes courage to dine alone in public and I admire the seniors that in fact do this. There are a multitude of seniors living alone, perhaps widowed, therefore, eating alone in their home. As you read this, most likely you are thinking of one of your own family members, or a friend that lives alone and has no one to share meals with. Quite often the person living alone does not have the motivation to put a well balanced meal together as mealtime does not hold the significance it once did, when that person had their loved one to dine with. Seniors often resort to frozen entrees, sandwiches or nibble on snacks. They may not sit at the table they once used to with family/spouse. Perhaps they eat in front of the TV as it becomes the other person at the table. Seniors who eat alone have a higher chance of becoming under or mal-nourished. They often do not eat a proper diet or enough of the foods they once did. It is so important to slow down, sit awhile, and enjoy a meal and good conversation with the senior in your life. Companionship at the dinner table makes mealtime more enjoyable for seniors, and will stimulate their appetite.What can you do? Here are a few tips to help make mealtime for your loved one more enjoyable: For a senior who has difficulty cooking, prepare foods in quantity and package them in appropriatelysized portions to freeze and eat later. You may freeze single portions and larger as well in the event they prepare for two. Keep a list of what is in the freezer or refrigerator on the door, this will make it easier to plan a meal when your loved one knows first hand what they have available. Take a senior grocery shopping to help them choose nutritional foods, allowing them to enjoy making their choices. 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Nine-hole flight Sandy Bolen, 52; Cecile Fortier and Wendy Thorn, 58; Margaret Ingram and Peggy Wyatt, 58.Seminole Chiefs seek coachesSEMINOLE The Seminole Chiefs youth football organization is accepting applications for team coaches. The Chiefs play games at the Seminole Youth Athletic Association facility at 12100 90th Ave. The season runs from August through November.Deadline for applications is March 1. The Chiefs are also looking for cheer coaches. Visit www.seminolechiefs.org.Adult soccer signups startSEMINOLE The city of Seminole Recreation Division is accepting registration for its new adult soccer league, which begins play March 6 at the Recreation Center fields. Teams will consist of eight players and will play a 10-game schedule, plus playoffs. The season will run through May 15. The registration fee is $400 per team or $40 per player. Call 391-8345.Registration begins for Stampede 5KSEMINOLE Registration is under way for the annual Seminole Stampede 5K and 1-mile fun run Saturday, April 6, 7:30 a.m., at Walsingham Park, 12620 102nd Ave. The entry fee for the 5K is $20 on or before April 2 and $25 thereafter. The fee for the 1-mile run is $10 on or before April 2 and $15 after. Race participants will receive a T-shirt and post race awards party. Register at www.active.com. For more information, call the Seminole Chamber of Commerce at 392-3245.Gator club plans tailgate partyST. PETERSBURG The 2013 post-signing day Gator Tailgate Party, with speaker Marty Choen of Gator Bait magazine, will be held Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at Fergs Sports Bar, 1320 Central Ave. For University of Florida Athletic Association members, tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door; $25 in advance and $30 at the door for nonmembers; $10 in advance and at the door for children 5 and up. Price includes buffet. There will be prizes, vendors and a cash bar. Visit www.pinellascountygator club.com.Rays spring tickets on saleST. PETERSBURG Singlegame tickets to Tampa Bay Rays spring training games are now on sale at www.raysbaseball.com. Single-game tickets range in price from $10 to $27. The Rays begin their fifth spring training season at Charlotte Sports Park in Charlotte County on Saturday, Feb. 23 against the Pittsburgh Pirates at 1:05 p.m. The first workout day for pitchers is Wednesday, Feb. 13. The first full-squad workout is Sunday, Feb. 17. Tickets also can be purchased by phone at 888-FAN-RAYS or 800-745-3000. Tickets also are available at the Tropicana Field box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. The Rays open the regular season at home on Tuesday, April 2, 3:10 p.m., against the Baltimore Orioles.Blue Jays open spring slate Feb. 24 DUNEDIN The Toronto Blue Jays spring training schedule will consist of 16 home games, highlighted by a visit by the American League champion Detroit Tigers and contests versus all AL East Division rivals, including two visits by the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The 2013 action begins in Dunedin on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles. All games begin at 1:05 p.m. To place ticket orders, please call toll free at 1-888-525-JAYS, or direct at 733-0429, or visit www.bluejays.com, or www.dune dinbluejays.com. The schedule is as follows: Sunday, Feb 24, Baltimore Orioles; Monday Feb. 25, Boston Red Sox, (split squad); Tuesday Feb. 26, Minnesota Twins; Wednesday Feb. 27, Houston Astros; Friday, March 1 Tampa Bay Rays; Saturday March 2, Philadelphia Phillies; Tuesday, March 5, Baltimore Orioles; Saturday, March 9, Detroit Tigers; Sunday, March 10, New York Yankees; Thursday, March 14, New York Yankees; Saturday, March 16, Baltimore Orioles; Tuesday, March 19, Houston Astros; Friday, March 22, Boston Red Sox; Saturday, March 23, Atlanta Braves (SS); Monday, March 25, Philadelphia Phillies; Tuesday, March 26, Pittsburgh Pirates. St. PETERSBURG The 2013 Tampa Bay Rays Fan Fest will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Tropicana Field. Admission and parking are free. This years event will feature a variety of activities for kids. Youth stations include Reading with the Rays, Sagicor Coaches Clinic with Rays coaches, Sweetbay Kids Run the Bases and High Five stations with Rays players, photos with Rays mascot Raymond and DJ Kitty, baseball interactive activities for all ages and appearances by Rays players and coaches at various stations throughout the day. Fans are encouraged to stop by the MetroPCS Call-A-Friend Stage to have the opportunity for a Rays player to call a friend or family member. A donation to the ALS Association Florida Chapter will again allow fans to receive a wristband, which grants the opportunity to get autographs from Rays players and coaches. Rays TV and radio broadcasters and more than 25 former major league players also will sign autographs for free throughout the day. Rays Manager Joe Maddon will again serve up his traditional Thanksmas meal. A limited number of fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a plate of Maddons homemade spaghetti, meatballs, sausage and pierogies, a meal he has served at area homeless shelters over the last seven winters as part of his Thanksmas initiative. Meals also include salad, mixed desserts, water and soda.Rays Fan Fest set at The Trop Liam Murphy, left, one of the leading scorers this season on the Seminole High School boys soccer team, was recently named a BeefOBradys Athlete of the Week. Murphy, who carries a weighted 4.5 grade-point average, is a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society. He is also junior class parliamentarian. Standing next to Murphy is coach Frankie Jaeger.Top ScorerThose fans purchasing tickets also will be eligible to win raffle prizes including autographed memorabilia and more. All proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and local Salvation Army centers. The Rays Charity Yard Sale returns for a third year, giving fans the opportunity to purchase unique game-used and autographed memorabilia dating back to the inaugural season. All proceeds benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation. Between the Rays Charity Yard Sale, Thanksmas, and autograph sales at the 2012 Rays Fan Fest, more than $100,000 was raised to benefit the Salvation Army, the ALS Association and the Rays Baseball Foundation. In the kids interactive zone, kids can take cuts in a big league batting cage, try out their fastball in the speed pitch booth and swing for the fences in the Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby. Sweetbay Supermarket High Five Station will once again allow kids to run the bases and receive high fives from players as they cross home plate. In addition, at the Sagicor Coaches Clinic station, Rays coaches and staff will conduct free clinics for kids of all ages, and clubhouse tours will be offered throughout the day. The Rays also will use their social media accounts to give fans even more opportunities for team and player interaction and exclusive prizes throughout Fan Fest. The teams main Twitter account @RaysBaseball will serve as a communication hub where fans can get up-to-date information on events happening throughout the day and answers to questions about Fan Fest. Call 888-FAN-RAYS or log onto raysbaseball.com for information.

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Suite B Gulfport727 209-8888011013 Telling our readers about local business since 1977.Phone Don Minie at 727-409-5252 or email mminie5382@aol.com Read All About Local Businesses in This Column. Know Who Youre Dealing With And What They Can do For You! We recommend that you call A.C.E.S Roofing for new or replacement roofs for your home or business and youll get the best roof for your money. Just call 727-525-1999 or 1-877-299-4955. They offer emergency patching and repair 24/7, so you dont have to wait until tomorrow to call. This is a family owned business with expert knowledge to ensure long term results in lowering roof costs and prevention of roof leaks. Chris tells us that they are an Atlas Roofing provider and feature Pinnacle HP Shingles with Scotchgard, GAF Certified Roofing and Mulehide Products. By the way, they do skylight installation and do replace mobile home roofs. They will give you a FREE valid written estimate for any work they do and, they will beat any other valid written estimate from a licensed roofer. Youre invited to check their website for more information at www.acesroofingstpetersburg.com then call 727-525-1999 for your FREE ESTIMATE. The real estate market in Clearwater Beach has never been brighter. Now is the time to buy or sell and the successful experienced team of Belloise Realty will make it happen for you. Sal Belloise is a Lic Broker-Realtor. Sal grew up on Clearwater Beach and knows there is no better place to live. Sal and his team specialize in helping people find the perfect lifestyle by getting them into the home that best suits their needs. Whether its on the beach, in one of our quaint smaller cities or a stylish condo in the city of Clearwater, St. Petersburg or Tampa, Sal and his team know the area well and will make your real estate buying/selling experience as smooth as possible. Visit their website: www.belloiserealty.com and use the tools to search options to get you started on creating your perfect lifestyle. See their available listings for homes or the perfect vacation rental. Visit their office at 57 Baymont St. in Clearwater. Dont hesitate! Call now 727-461-7780. We were impressed with the friendly atmosphere at this Deli. Eva & Richard, the owners, serve the best Polish dishes we have ever had. They are located at 12545 Ulmerton Rd. (Just east of Indian Rocks Baptist Church) in Largo. Phone your order in advance and they will have it ready to Eat In or Take Out when you arrive. Phone: 727-400-4722. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am-6:30pm and Sunday 11am-3pm. We highly recommend you order the Sampler with this ARTICLE its only $7.99 (Early Bird 4 to 6:30) and its enough to split. Youll enjoy Pork Loin with mashed potatoes, real sauerkraut and pickles or the Polish Sausage, sauerkraut, a potato pancake, stuffed cabbage and Pierogi. Eva tells us they cater for up to 400 people and have room for up to 40 people to have a private party. You can enjoy 10 different imported Polish beers at $2.99 a bottle or can, plus house red or white wines at $3.75 per glass. Call 727-400-4722 to order a special cake made on premises at the Deli. They accept all major credit cards including PayPal.Weve found a roofing company that gets the job right the 1st time! (A.C.E.S ROOFING) Buy from Belloise RealtyA Clearwater Beach Realtor and Resident for over 43 years!Youll enjoy everything on the menu at SIKORSKI DELI & FISH MARKET!2713Hop in the Beach Car with Broker Sal & Mktg. Director Patty Belloise & take a tourChris the owner inspects every roof job and guarantees itRichard & Eva, owners of SIKORSKI DELI. Im not a veteran, but I am an advocate, she said. These men and women swore to protect our country even unto death. They are not looking for a handout, but that is the way they are treated. Its an embarrassing the way they are treated. Commissioner Karen Seel asked if Suncoast Hospice had a VSO. No, and we wouldnt need one if the county did it, Austin said. For 35 years weve received support. Our patients are trying to get through but dying before they can. The two remaining VSOs are working above and beyond and their customer service is outstanding but they cant humanly take care of all the veterans.Commission seeks solutionsClearly, we have a problem that needs to be addressed, Welch said. Staff was asked to work smarter with fewer resources, but this is one area we probably cut too much. More than a dozen veterans also spoke to commissioners about the problem urging them to do something to fix it. LaSala said VSO positions had not been cut from the budget and would be filled. He said staff had been actively recruiting to fill the three vacancies. I dont know what else we can do, he said. There is a sense of urgency on this, Welch said. We need to go above and beyond. LaSala said staff would begin to search for certified people to fill in while the new hires were trained. Well look at loaners, OT (overtime) and every possibility to address this within the limits of the law, LaSala said. Commissioner Janet Long said the veterans issue had been on my radar since I ran for commission. But I wasnt on the commission when it went down this path due to what I assumed was the budget. She said she had received a number of emails on the issue and had talked to many people with concerns. She admitted she didnt yet have a lot of experience with county government, but said she was seasoned in veterans affairs having served in that capacity while in the state Legislature. But she had a more personal reason to be upset about the problem. I have two sons who served. Theyre highly decorated, she said. One was injured and hell suffer forever. This is unconscionable. Im ashamed and Im embarrassed. Commissioner Norm Roche said while the commission did not take action to cut any job in veterans services, we did caught up in the dollars and cents and didnt take into account the ancillary value of the service. It was that ancillary service we didnt see, I didnt see, Roche said. The earned value and earned benefits. He asked Tarter if there was a list of available certified VSOs. There are not any spares that I know of, she said. I can put a memo out to see if anyone has retired recently. Commissioner Karen Seel asked if FDVA could offer a course sooner than March if the county paid for it. Tarter said it was a matter of scheduling instructors and finding a room for training. LaSala offered to provide the room and pay for hotels and other costs. Tarter said even if training could be accelerated, which she said wasnt likely, it would take at least two to three months after for the VA to certify those who pass the test. Tarter said the county should have tried to fill its openings earlier and repeated that five was not enough VSOs to handle the needs of a county with 95,000 veterans or more. Weve had five and there have been no complaints, Seel said. There was some debate on how long the positions had been open with the veterans side saying one had been open since January of 2012 and staff saying it had not been open that long. The commission asked LaSala to explore every possible solution and report back as soon as possible. VETERANS, from page 7A New technology comes to Heritage VillageLARGO Heritage Village is a unique 21-acre living history museum featuring some of Pinellas Countys most historical buildings. Located at 11909 125th St. N. in Largo, Heritage Village houses more than 28 structures, some dating back to the mid-to late19th century. These structures allow visitors an opportunity to see firsthand how early life was for those living in Pinellas County. In an effort to give visitors a better understanding of the architectural styles of the individual structures, Pinellas County has installed QR (quick response) codes for many of the buildings. Visitors can now put their smart phones up to the QR bar code at the buildings and hear about the unique architecture each has to offer. Whether its the impressive variation of a late Queen Anne style seen in the House of Seven Gables or the Adirondack Rustic style of the Safford Pavilion, visitors can better understand what makes these structures so unique and interesting. These QR codes also can be found on the Heritage Village website. Heritage Village is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. It is closed Mondays, Tuesdays and all Pinellas County holidays. For more information on Heritage Village visit www.pinellascounty.org/heritage, or call 582-2123. AARP offers free tax assistanceThe AARP will offer tree tax preparation and assistance beginning Monday, Feb. 4, through Sunday, April 15, for those households with low to moderate incomes for taxpayers of all ages but with an emphasis on those over 60 years of age. Taxpayers must bring Social Security cards for all persons listed on their tax returns, a picture id, and all pertinent records such as W2s 1099s, other income and credits, and a copy of last of last years return if available. Free electronic filing is available at all sites. St. Petersburg St. Petersburg Main Library, Here and There Here and There3745 Ninth Ave. N. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Bank of America 8181 54th Ave. N. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Riviera United Methodist Church, 175 62nd Ave. N. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth Ave. Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Gulfport and the beaches Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach. Hours: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Friday beginning Feb. 10. Pinellas Park Pinellas Park Public Library, 7770 52nd St. N. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Largo Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 and 23; March 9 and 23; and April 6. Seminole Seminole Library at St. Pete College, Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. N. Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Clearwater St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Colreavy Hall, 820 Jasmine Way. Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 and 19 and March 5. Top of The World Recreation Center, 2069 World Pkwy Blvd. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Hours: noon to 4 p.m., Monday and Friday. Dunedin Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Palm Harbor Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. St. Mark Village, 2655 Nebraska Ave. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. By appointment only. Call 7852577, ext. 1743. Highland Lakes, 3300 MacGregor Drive. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Safety Harbor Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Oldsmar Oldsmar Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive. Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs Library, 138 East Lemon St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.Radio show highlights home buyingResidents who have been thinking about buying a home might want to tune in to Understanding the Home Buying Process Thursday, Feb. 17, on Theres No Place Like Home, the radio show sponsored by the Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County. The featured guest is Karmen Lemberg, program administrator with the Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County. Lemberg will discuss the simple steps to make buying a home easier. The radio program, which features different issues each month, airs the first Thursday of each month from 10:05 to 10:35 a.m. on WRXB 1590 AM. The show also can be watched on PCC-TV (Bright House 622, Knology 18 and Verizon 44), YouTube, or viewed online at www.pinellascounty.org/com munity/hfa/Media.htm. Email questions or comments about the show to HousingFinanceAuthority@pinellascounty.org.Watch past shows on YouTube at www.youtube.com/pcctv1.Publisher to address Pinellas Demos clubPINELLAS PARK Patrick Manteiga, publisher of La Gaceta, the only newspaper in the country that is printed in English, Spanish and Italian, will speak at the next meeting of the Greater Pinellas Democratic Club Thursday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m., at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd.Started by Manteigas grandfather in the 1920s, La Gaceta was passed on to his son, and subsequently to Patrick Monteiga when his father died in1998. The publication is the oldest minorityowned newspaper in the country. The evening will start with cocktails (cash bar) and social time at 6 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6:30. Admission is $15. For reservations, call Betty Morgenstein at 360-3971.

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16A Communithy Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 2713 For more info about me & my listings, scan this QR code or visit my website at www.MaryKSells.com.Century 21 Hall of Fame Member & Centurion Producer The Mary K Team Mary Kottich, Realtor727-398-7771 x1011727-510-5251MKottich@aol.comExperiencedKnowledgeableHard WorkingDependableDetail Oriented 8668 Park Blvd. Ste G Seminole, FL 33777 www.MaryKSells.com Just released Pinellas County Real Estate statistics show a positive turn in our Market. Paradise Shores 2BR/2BA/1CP w/1,010 Sq. Ft.2nd floor Spacious floor plan includes living/dining area plus family room. Lots of closets. Heated pool, laundry & walk to shops. No Pets. $48,900 Seminole 3BR/2BA/1CG w/ 1,148 Sq. Ft.Split plan with spacious master suite including full bath & walk-in closet. Eat-in kitchen plus 1 car garage & screened patio. $110,000 Short Sale. Clearwater 3BR/2.5BA/2CG w/ 1,566 Sq. Ft.This two story unit features vaulted ceilings, fireplace & waterview. Fresh carpet & paint plus an enclosed Florida room. Community pool. $115,900 MOTIVATED SELLERCONTRACT PENDINGTop 3 Reasons To Sell Now!1. Average sales prices for Condos are up 8.7%; Single Family up 15.7% 2. Low inventory, low interest rates and slowly rising prices are set to create the perfect storm. 3. Visitors from all over the world are here now to soak up Floridas sunshine.Call me today to schedule a free Market Analysis of your home! RICHRIPPETOEColdwell Banker Sun Vista Realty, Inc.727-902-1437www.BeachRealEstatePro.com 020713Selling your home? Ask about my "29 Day Performance Listing Program"!Call Rich Rippetoe to Sell Your Home!Shore Mariner Condos on Redington ShoresTerric 2BR/2BA Direct Gulf front condo with over 1,150 Sq. Ft. One of the best condos on the beach! Upgraded Kitchen & Baths, Sunsets nightly and World Class Amenities! Two car underground building parking $329,900 Palm Beach Townhomes in Indian ShoresAbsolutely Flawless! Perfect 3BR/3BA with over 2,300 Sq. Ft. and a tandem 4 car garage! Fully furnished! Bring your toothbrush and $369,900. Wonderful Seminole HomeCustom home with over 4,200 Sq. Ft. on an estate sized property! Over 1 Acre and zoned for horses. 5BR/4.5BA with a 4 Car garage! Across from Walsingham Park and walking distance to Seminole Schools. Priced to sell at $629,900. 4350 Duhme Rd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708For more details visit C21champs.com/MLS.Ad020713 EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Real Estate Championswww.c21champs.comEach Ofce Independently owned & operated727-398-2774 COME ENJOY FLORIDA LIVINGUpdated ground floor 2BR/2BA villa in desirable community. close to the gulf beaches. Washer/dryer inside. Handicapped accessible and has a carport too. Florida room is totally enclosed, which makes this home bigger. Not in a flood zone. Sorry, NO pets. Just across from shopping. MLS#U7527282. Jarnberg. $49,000. BOCA CIEGA POINT2BR/2BA corner unit with lovely water view and great outdoor patio area to relax and enjoy the Florida sunshine. Tile and wood floors. Updated kitchen and appliances and bathrooms have also been redone. 55+ community features clubhouse with exercise room, heated pool, tennis courts and a 54 hole putting green. Come enjoy the Florida lifestyle! MLS#U7557672. Sundell. $185,000. CARIBBEAN ISLES3BR/2BA double wide mobile home on a beautiful lakefront lot. Only the built-in furniture is included no other furniture is there. Price includes the $50,000 share. 55+ park with easiest access. MLS#U7557896. Sorensen. $54,900. SEA TOWERSLocation is perfect and life here is easy you can do whatever you did before but without the chores of maintaining a home. 24/7 security, complex features workout room, walking trail, clubhouse, marina, 2 pools, library, billiards, BBQ/picnic area and more. Walk to Publix, McDonalds and Walgreens. MLS#U7561117. Schroeder and Riskin. $109,000. ROSETREE VILLAGENice 2BR/2BA villa, corner unit, laminate wood-like floors. Inside laundry. Modern unit. Storage room and porch. Great location close to everything. MLS#U7562916. Clark. $48,000. YOUR BEACH HOUSE AWAITSNot remodeled Rebuilt! All new electric service, complete re-wire, outlets, switches, fixtures, hard wired smoke alarms. All new interior plumbing, pipes, water heaters, fixtures. Windows and doors replaced, all new kitchen with granite countertops and island, new appliances and cabinets. New roof, complete A/C system, attic insulation. Detached garage has been rewired and re-plumbed with its own water heater. Backyard has been cleared and is ready for your pool. All work permitted and done to the latest Pinellas County codes. One short block to the beach! Its open floor plan is light and bright! Your beach house awaits! MLS#U7563372. Steiermann. $244,900. WOW BEST VALUE HOME IN THIS LAKE TARPON COMMUNITY!Store your 23 RV or boat in your own garage. Built in 1994, this gorgeous 1,350 sq. ft. gem offers 2 large bedrooms, and 2 large bathrooms w/dual sinks in the master bath. Limited water view from MB and sunroom. One of a kind 253 sq. ft. sunroom is level with the rest of the home and has its own entrance with walkway to the front of the home. Best of all, this home offers a super large 13 wide by 30 deep attached garage with a height large enough for a 23 boat or RV. Only a handful of homes in this complex have garages and this is the only way boats or RVs can be stored at the home. Additional boat/RV storage on the complex site for a monthly charge. This home offers a huge light and bright kitchen with built-in desk with tons of custom cabinets. Extras include; steel roof (2004), heat recovery system, heat pump, well irrigation, new windows in kitchen & guest bedroom, window film, outside lighting and decorative stamped driveway & walkway. Golf cart, and many household/lawn items included! Boat ramp and dock is just a stones throw from home! Lake Tarpon is one of Florida's most beautiful lakes offers some great boating, fishing and skiing! MLS#U7567104, McEntire. $134,900. LOOK NO FURTHER!This well-kept home is located in a very desirable neighborhood featuring 3 bedrooms plus an office, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage with in-ground pool and spa, spacious screened enclosure, great for entertainment. Community features include water access to dock, community pools and tennis court as well as walking distance to local stores and amenities. Home being sold "as is" with right to inspect. MLS#U7568863. Vuong. $231,000. GROUND FLOORMust sell this 1 bedroom, 1 bath ground floor unit in Seminole Square. Best kept complex around. Close to beaches, rec center, shopping and park. Come take a look. MLS#U7570802. Spohn. $24,900. HIDDEN CREEK2BR/2.5BA, 1,208 sq. ft. Both bedrooms have their own bath and walk-in closet. Upstairs laundry and half-bath downstairs. Combined living room/dining room plus eating area in kitchen. Great updated fixtures, wood and tile floors. This townhome community built in 2005 has a community pool, is pet friendly, no age restriction, renting allowed and no flood insurance required. Its centrally located with easy access to Tampa, Clearwater and St. Pete. MLS#U7571257. Devine. $85,900. Short Sales Residential/Commercial Closings 1031 Exchanges Reverse Mortgages For Sale By Owner Packages Available 8640 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 Seminole Title Company 392-5906011013 Whats Sellingin Pinellas County Stunning, breathtaking 2,354 Sq. Ft. condo w/floor to ceiling windows. This residence has a bright and airy atmosphere. Sophisticated design and flawless floor plan plus approximately 469 Sq. Ft. of expansive terrace.Robyn GunnPremier Sothebys International Realty 3Bedroom/3.5Bath St. Petersburg Largo Redington Shores Dunedin $1,050,000 SOLD Move in ready villa! This ideal level floor plan features a light and bright kitchen. Interior laundry, enclosed patio, fresh paint and new carpet. Parking right outside your front door. Walking distance to Pinecrest Golf Course, shopping, Mildred Helms Elementary School and more.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo and Associates 2 Bedroom/2 Bath $63,000 SOLD Gulffront condo with 1,450 Sq. Ft. Panoramic Gulf of Mexico views with 2 balconies.Spacious floor plan needs updating but what a price! Redington Shores location.Rich RippetoeColdwell Banker Sun Vista 2Bedrooms/2Baths $315,000 SOLD Well maintained villa in 55+ community. Large living room, open kitchen with eating space and family room. Resident access to community pool, recreational building and shuffle board courts.Caroleanne VoracRealty Executives Adamo and Associates 2Bedrooms/1 Bath/1 CG $70,000 SOLD020713 PRIVATELENDINGOur lenders base mortgage loans on the value of your property ONLY! No credit reports No income verification No bank statements Minimum paperwork FAST closings Purchase or Refi Commercial.Call Mike today for more details. (305) 923-4153011013 Nancy ScottBroker Associate, PA, GRI, MBA, CDPE NEW LISTING!Sea Towers Condo Columbia #810Renovated Kitchen with Peninsula & New Cabinets Two Master Suites $164,500 Best 55 Waterfront CommunityPrices are up and Properties are SELLING!See what Price your Home is Worth ... 727-455-6641nancyscott@remax.net013113 Call Nancy 727-455-6641Today! Networking groups, also known as leads groups, meet on a regular basis at various locations in the area. Some groups charge a fee to attend, and most require reservations. Persons considering attending any group for the first time are encouraged to make contact in advance. The upcoming schedule is as follows: Thursday, Feb. 7 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., RGs Restaurant, 1565 S. Highland Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 4248995. Thursday, Feb. 7 Seminole Business Masters, 7:30 a.m., Mamas Kitchen, 5885 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call Thom Barnhorn at 623-9955. Thursday, Feb. 7 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, Feb. 7 Executive Business Network, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. For reservations, call Mike Moore at 5861111 or visit www.execbusnet .com. Thursday, Feb. 7 BNI Grand Slam Network Exchange, 7:30 a.m., Heritage Holiday Inn, 234 Third Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.bni.com. Thursday, Feb. 7 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Feb. 7 Referral Exchange BNI, 7:30 a.m., at Holiday Inn Express, 2580 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Networking meeting includes continental breakfast. Cost is $10. Call Denise Murphy at 725-8101 or email denise@denisemurphypa .com. Thursday, Feb. 7 Professional Leads Network, Patriots Chapter, 8 a.m., Boris Family Restaurant, 11411 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Visit www.proleads.net. Thursday, Feb. 7 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, Feb. 7 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Feb. 8 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, Feb. 8 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 3673737. Friday, Feb. 8 Professional Leads Network, Upper Pinellas Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at R & G Caf, 1565 Highland Ave., Clearwater. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Friday, Feb. 8 Professional Leads Network, Bay Area Executives Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tum Rub Thai, 32716 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Visit www.proleads.net. Monday, Feb. 11 Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Monday, Feb. 11 Professional Leads Network, St. Petersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky Ps, 6521 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.proleads.net. Monday, Feb. 11 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@freenetworkinginternation al.com. Monday, Feb. 11 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 waynep@freenet workinginternational.com or visit twocupsconnect.com. Tuesday, Feb. 12 BNI Success Alliance, 7:30 to 9 a.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in the Dubois Center Building, 750 San Salvador, Dunedin. Call Art Dryce at 786-3667 or visit www.BNISuccessAlliance.com. Tuesday, Feb. 12 Professional Leads Network, First Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village Drive, Clearwater. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Tuesday, Feb. 12 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, Feb. 12 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, Feb. 12 Network Professionals Inc., Seminole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 3673737. Tuesday, Feb. 12 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 586-4999 or visit www.cbcnet.biz. Tuesday, Feb. 12 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Feb. 12 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 jplady1@hotmail.com or visit www.freenetworkinginterna tional.com. Tuesday, Feb. 12 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, Feb. 12 Tri-City Network Professionals, 11:45 a.m., at Applebees Restaurant, 5110 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. First visit is free. Call 492-7921. Wednesday, Feb. 13 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.BNIFinancialFreedom.com. Wednesday, Feb. 13 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, Feb. 13 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 bniwcf@gmail.com or visitwww.bnibusinessconnections.com. Wednesday, Feb. 13 Network Professionals Inc., East Lake Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at Daddys Grill, 3682 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call Jenny Stone at 776-2829. Wednesday, Feb. 13 Local Business Network Seminole, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call 804-6359. Wednesday, Feb. 13 BNI Referral Net, 7:30 a.m., The Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Visit www.bni wcf.com. Wednesday, Feb. 13 BNI Power Team, 7:30 a.m., East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy., Oldsmar. Visit www.bni.com. Wednesday, Feb. 13 Network Professionals Inc., Downtown Clearwater Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at the Residence Inn, 940 Court St., Clearwater. Call Kim Anton at 539-7110. Wednesday, Feb. 13 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Wednesday, Feb. 13 Free Networking International, Seminole Christian Hope Team, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Palace of the Orient, 10425 Park Blvd., Seminole. Call Dave Harden at 4586890 or email daveh@freenet workinginternational.com. Wednesday, Feb. 13 Free Networking International, Oldsmar Group, 11:30 a.m., at Twisted Bamboo Bar and Bistro, 3687 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call Nova Montgomery at 942-0444 or email nova@freenetworkinginter national.com. Wednesday, Feb. 13, Professional Leads Network, 11:45 a.m., at Sages West Bay Bistro, 883 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call Woody Brown at 518-1967. Networking groups Networking groups

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Viewpoints 17A Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013I went to Hainan, China, to teach an intensive two-week, 13-session hospitality course at Hainan University. Instead, it became a transformational teaching and learning experience for me. Hainan is a tropical island and the largest vacation destination in China. The mutual happiness, respect and gratitude between the students and me provided an unmatched feeling of excitement. Students excelled at assignments, asked deep questions and showed an authentic desire to learn and study. Aside from the coursework, the students invited me to dinner three times. One evening they first invited me to a park where I was happily surprised to be playing games that involved chasing, running, and dancing. These games were like Duck, Duck, Goose and Ring Around the Rosies. The activities revealed the unique qualities of many students that may not have surfaced in a typical course. During dinner, a student asked: What types of games do you play with your students in America? I replied, I dont and wouldnt. Why is that? asked the student. I said I didnt know and would get back to him on that. I did not like this answer and felt that a possibility for a good experience, the opportunity for healthy, decompressed, connected exchange was lacking in my courses. I continued to search for my answer to that question. During reflection, my mind landed on a conversation I had on my arrival flight with a 16-year-old Chinese student from Beijing who attended a private high school in Boston. I had asked him: What surprised you most about studying in the USA? Without hesitation, he said: The mindset or preoccupation related to sex of many students. Surprised, I asked: And how is it different from what you are used to? u He said: I am quite trained to keep my mind on study and have less access to these things. He said he had attended the top-ranked high school in Beijing and was at a high-end private Boston high school. He was hoping to differentiate himself in the application process to U.S. universities. Before I left China, the students presented me with a notebook of appreciation filled with personal letters. Some playfully wrote in Chinese, challenging me to read it. Later back in my UCF office, a Chinese student was looking at one of the Chinese writings and read what one young man had written. Yesterday we went to the park with the American professor. Today in class, the professor came up to me and said, This young man is a leader. Tonight I am going to bed knowing for the first time, I am a leader. Getting back to the question I was asked in China, the answer lingered in my mind. Maybe it would seem inappropriate to play games here with students in a park or elsewhere. Maybe American students are too busy. Maybe it was even a rare situation for students and a professor to go to the park in China. I confirmed that its common for university students to play these games in China. They were innocent and fun. Do other cultures preserve the innocence of children for a longer time? How do they teach and sustain the purity in the desire to learn and study? How can we sustain purity in the desire to learn and advance? Perhaps its not fair to compare Chinese and American students in this way. In China a university experience is a privilege; in the United States it is almost a necessity. Is it the advanced nature and freedom of our society that somehow also exposes students to too much too soon? I know I could not answer these questions. I reflected and wondered if perhaps my mind was too closed when trying to answer this question back in China. But I made a determination: I can play games and maintain an open, friendly demeanor with my American students. No matter the answer, I knew that something was vastly different in the two societies and in the games played at this age and stage of life. I returned to my classes with a new determination, approaching my courses and others with an invigorated and open mind to playing or singing or dancing or meeting outside the course room to extend the discussions or just to get to know each other better. As Gandhi told us, we must be the change we want to see in the world.UCF Forum columnist Denver Severt is an associate professor with the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida. He can be reached at Den ver.Severt@ucf.edu. Florida Voices. Baker did not know many of the people at the party. His workmate Jim had invited him out of kindness, so Baker went. Maybe hed make some new friends. Jim greeted Baker, got him a drink, and introduced him to a small group whose members were already engaged in a spirited conversation. Baker soon learned what the topic was: guns. Bellyfat was saying, Take away my guns and you automatically make me a target of every crook and nut case I meet. Gray Beard agreed. Were at war with the bad guys, and you cant simply disarm the good guys and let them get blown away. Hornrims used sarcasm. Oh, yeah. Every good guy will recognize a bad guy from the getgo, and will shoot him in the kneecap at once. Good guys are all expert marksmen, right? Linda Lovely broke in. Guns arent the problem. Its people. Society has got to try harder to find the loners and misfits before they go wild. Baker wished he were elsewhere. As he turned to go, Bellyfat said, Hey there, stranger. What are your views on the gun control issue? Baker gave his best conciliatory smile and said, You probably wouldnt want to hear them. Hornrims said, Why not? Do you own a gun? Baker said, I used to, but my dog ate it. And I never did learn to shoot straight, so I figured society would be better off if I just put my trust in God. That last comment put a chill in the air. What are you some sort of Jesus freak? Baker said, No, but Ive been checking out the TV preachers to see what Gods position on guns is. Whatever God wants, Im all for. Bellyfat erupted. This wise guy is making fun of us. Hornrims said, Sounds like it. Whats your name, pal? And arent you concerned about guns and innocent kids being mowed down? My name is Baker, and Im just as concerned as you guys are. Im just not as noisy. Im more of a reader than a talker. Gray Beard said, Oh? And you think reading about gun ownership will do more than having a national debate about it? Baker said, Maybe it would, if only wed shut up for a few days and get acquainted with the pertinent facts. Such as? Such as on the day the 20 Newtown children died, more than 50 million other kids went to school without being harmed. Such as that in the U.S. since 1982, seventy mass shootings have taken place, leaving 543 people dead. Thats an average of 18 fatalities a year caused by nut cases. Thats too many, but during the same period more than 564,000 other homicides took place in America. Of all the murders committed, mass shootings account for one-tenth of one percent, Baker said. Linda Lovely said, So should we just ignore the mass shootings, on the basis of statistics? Baker said, Theres no chance of our ignoring them. The news media wont let us. Once a shooting takes place that results in more than five deaths, the media have no choice but to go ballistic with their coverage. Every news outlet in America becomes terrified that their competition will beat them, either with the basics of the shootings or on the fallout the funerals, the grieving families, the profiles of the dead kids, the renewed warfare with the NRA, the hand-wringing editorials about the nations culture of violence. Nobody will admit it, but weve turned mass shootings into morbid celebrations, occasions for uproar, fingerpointing, demands for change, political posturing, promises of action and then guess what comes of it all? Nothing. Or almost nothing. Bellyfat pushed a finger against Bakers chest. So what do you suggest, Mr. Know-itall? What do you think should be done? Baker said, I dont know. Neither does anyone else. The best idea I can come up with is that wed better accept the inevitable. The guns are out there, and theyll stay. So will most of the shooters. The same goes for the NRA, the gun manufacturers, the payoffs to the lawmakers, the whole heart-breaking catastrophe. Remember the financial crash of 2008, and how we paid billions of undeserved dollars to gut-rotten banks because they were `too big to fail? Well, thats whats happened with the gun control dilemma. Its become too big a problem to solve. No one spoke, until Linda Lovely said, So, Mr. Baker, where lies hope? Dont you have any hope? Baker said, Yes. I hope Im wrong about what Ive said here tonight. He finished his drink, found his host, said good night and headed home. What a swell party.Bob Driver is a former columnist and editorial page editor for the Clearwater Sun. Send him email at tralee71@comcast.net.Baker meets some gun control folks 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-5563 Fax: 727-397-5900 www.TBNweekly.comPublisher/President: Dan Autrey dautrey@tbnweekly.com Accounting Manager: Andrea Marcarelli tbniandy@yahoo.com Retail Advertising Manager: Jay Rey jrey@tbnweekly.com Classied Advertising Manager: Wendy Edwards wedwards@tbnweekly.com Executive Editor: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comProduction Manager: David Brown production@tbnweekly.com Internet Services Manager: Suzette Porter webmaster@tbnweekly.com Seminole/Beach Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Largo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@tbnweekly.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl alundahl@tbnweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comGeneral Editorial editorial@tbnweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563LETTERS Drivers SeatBob Driver As I As I See It Denver Severt Chinese students teach professor Please type letters to the editor (or print legibly) and include your name, town of residence, phone number and signature and mail to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Emails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to tgermond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writers phone number.Here are some more guidelines for letters: Letters are printed on a rst-come, rst-served basis. They may be edited to correct grammar, spelling and factual errors. They also may be edited for clarity. Please keep letters to editor to 500 words. Longer letters may be cut due to space limitations. The deadline to submit letters to the editor pertaining to the March municipal elections is Feb. 15. Letters should address issues or current events. Please refrain from making unsubstantiated allegations. The newspaper will not print letters that contain slanderous or racial statements. Please do not use profanity.What do you think?Guns in right hands create safer environmentEditor: I was browsing through the Jan. 25 Beacon when I came across Suzette Porters article with the title, Arming our schools is not the way. As a relatively well-educated man and a recently retired local police officer, school resource officer, SWAT team member, traffic homicide investigator, police chaplain and current pastor, I was anxious to read Porters take on the current school safety issues we face. Is Porter being serious in the first three paragraphs? I dont hear people talking about or insinuating that we ought to have armed guards all over our schools. I do know that we already have welltrained, armed, and hand selected school resource officers in our middle and high schools now, and theyre doing a great job of keeping the peace and having positive interaction with the students. Remember, I was one of them. We do a good job. Porter states that The National Rifle Association and others (unnamed) say that we can keep our children safe using gun-toting guards at our schools. Porter appears to be exaggerating the point in an apparent attempt to say that we will have gone too far if we do arm certain responsible leaders in the elementary schools. She visualizes something like a police state. Thankfully, Porter then reveals her prejudice toward guns in general. Thats sad. If we cannot leave our past fears and discomforts behind, we may never grow up. I speak from experience but will not bore you with the details. Porter doesnt like guns. Sadly, her father was killed in a hunting accident before she ever really knew him. There were neither guns in her house nor any in the schools. She continues with exclaiming that there were tensions and issues when whites and blacks were forced to attend school together in the s. I too, remember those days. I was there. We actually dont know how many knives and or guns may have been there. We found some knives but few guns. Porter states, I cant imagine going to school in a place where armed guards were the norm. Can you imagine armed and uniformed school resource officers? Theyre doing wonders for the middle and high schools. Imagine them imagine peace in the hallways and classrooms. Ms. Porter, were not safe in many average places in society today. Bad guys you dont know about because you cant see them could shatter your peaceful world in a heartbeat. You just dont see them. Perhaps because youd prefer not to. Ill agree with you parents have to be responsible. They have to pay attention to their kids. Absolutely. And many are doing a poor job of it. You note that violence and killing are romanticized on TV, in video games, and news broadcasts. Then you declare that No one is teaching our youth the difference between pretend and reality. Please let me introduce you to a phenomenon: our mainline churches are doing it. Of course, in this day and age, its sometimes difficult to get the children there because some parents have abdicated the authority of teaching and the proper upbringing of children in the home. Lets suggest that the parents of our youth put down the TV remote, put the beer back in the fridge, and start setting an example for their own kids to follow start spending quality time with them and turn off the tube. I could ramble for some time here. In closing, I think history proves time and time again that responsible gun packers are an asset to any civilized society. When I was toting a gun as a cop, I never was challenged by a criminal. I was never beat up. I was never fired upon and I never picked a fight with anyone. Guns, by themselves, do absolutely nothing to create any environment. But guns in the right hands can and do help create a safer environment and help to ensure that it continues. Not everyone grows up in a peaceful environment, but anyone can help to create one. But they may need some back-up. Guns are just another tool that may help make that happen. It has been great chattin with you. Lets not throw the baby out with the bathwater. Peace to you and yours. John McNeil Pinellas ParkThe side of reason and sanityRe:Arming our schools is not the way, by Suzette Porter, Jan. 31Editor: My wife and I are from Michigan and spend the winter months here at Treasure Island. We receive the Beach Beacon newspaper each week and enjoy reading it. I have to say that your article on gun control, Arming our schools is not the way was, in my opinion, most astute and very well thought out. I completely agree with your logic and have a tough time understanding why so many of our citizens cannot see that the NRA is obviously less concerned with reducing gun violence than they are with maximizing profits from increased weapon sales. They seem to hide behind the illogic that any increased regulations on any type of weapon or ammunition will ultimately be the demise of the 2nd Amendment. It plays, as usual, on peoples fears. You are right-on in your evaluation of what would happen by arming more of us to defend against the very few that would commit these acts. Just glad we have folks like you who are not afraid to present the side of reason and sanity. L.E. Holland Treasure IslandLiberal agendaEditor: Ive noticed your newspaper features a lot of columnists who despise the 2nd Amendment and want nothing more than to seize and ban all firearms. For a change, why dont you feature a columnist who actually supports the 2nd Amendment and understands the need for a well-armed private citizenry? Or would that violate your liberal agenda? Thomas A. Timcik SeminolePublic transportation vital to the areaEditor: In the Jan. 31 edition of the Seminole Beacon there were two articles that reminded me of how important public transportation is in bringing Floridas number one industry to the area. One article discussed the financial difficulty of PSTA and the other was a letter to the editor rejecting light rail. If the main access to the area is Tampa airport then it is almost impossible to reach the beaches of Pinellas County other than by rental car. How much more business will come to Pinellas for recreation and culture/sports if better public transport were available is hard to predict, but I am sure its absence detours vacationers to other areas. I am an optimist. Surely those businesses that depend on tourism will recognize the need to improve public transportation and support this need with calls on their representatives and activism for public funding. David Robinson Seminole

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Bon Secours St. Petersburg Health System will be celebrating its golden anniversary throughout the year with a number of events, including a special prayer service in April and a formal gala in the fall.Heart health fairs setCLEARWATER Morton Plant Mease will present a number of heart health fairs and heart talks in February to recognize Heart Health Awareness Month. The public is invited to attend in order to learn more about heart disease and to take action to achieve and maintain cardiovascular health. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, claiming 865,000 lives a year. Morton Plant cardiologists will speak on heart health and various health screenings will be offered. The dates are as follows: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m., at Morton Plant Hospital, TuttleAuditorium, 300 PinellasSt., Clearwater. Gynecologist Stephanie Van Zandt and Ann Murphy-Hough, RN, will present the talk, Heart Disease and Menopause. The public is invited to learn more about reducing the risk of heart disease during menopausal years and improving the health of the heart. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 9 a.m. to noon, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Bekesh Education and Conference Center, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. There will be complimentary sleep, blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings. Registration is required for glucose and cholesterol screenings. From 10 to 11 a.m., cardiologist Christos Pitarys will speak about hypertension and stroke prevention and how to live heart healthy. Other information for sleep disorders, wellness and the latest treatments in heart and vascular health also will be available. Light refreshments will be served. Monday, Feb. 18, noon, at Mease Countryside Hospital, meeting rooms 1-3, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor. Cardiologist Parag Patel will present the talk, What is a Heart Attack? Learn the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, the importance of early detection and the latest treatment options with stents. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Aging Well Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater. There will be complimentary stroke, blood pressure and sleep screenings. Discounted glucose and cholesterol screenings will be available. $10 prepayment is required for glucose and cholesterol screenings, and registration is required for these. From noon to 1 p.m., cardiologist Wayne Cheng will speak about the causes and prevention of heart disease and fatigue related to heart disease. A free hearth healthy lunch will be provided. Wednesday, Feb. 20, noon, Morton Plant Hospital, CheekPowell Heart and Vascular Pavilion Meeting Room A, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater. Join cardiothoracic surgeon Josh Rovin to learn more about minimally invasive heart surgery and the new options available for treatment of aortic stenosis in the talk, New Treatments for Aortic Stenosis. The session will include an overview of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure that is performed at Morton Plant Hospital and the outcomes from the first year of TAVR procedures. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m., at Mease Countryside Hospital, meeting rooms 1-3, 3221 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor. Discover the importance of sleep to heart health in the talk, Your Heart, Your Future. Ann Murphy-Hough, RN, will discuss how not getting enough sleep can cause calcium buildup in the hearts arteries and can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Wednesday, Feb. 27, noon, at Countryside Recreation Center, multipurpose room, 2640 Sabal Springs Drive, Clearwater. Join AJ Moondra, clinical electrophysiologist, in the talk, Atrial Fibrillation Causes and Treatments and learn about the hearts rhythm patterns, detection, risk factors and treatment options for atrial fibrillation. For information or reservations, call 953-6877 or visit www.baycareevents.org.Clinic provides care on sliding-fee scaleLARGO The Low-Income Pool Primary Care Clinic at the Pinellas County Health Department is now offering health services to uninsured, low-income children and adults on a slidingfee scale at its Mid-County center location. LIP is funded by the state of Florida to ensure continued government support for the provision of health care services to Medicaid, underinsured and uninsured populations. For information about LIP funding, visit ahca.myflorida.com/Medi caid/medicaid_reform/lip/index .shtml. The Mid-County center is at 8751 Ulmerton Road. Appointments are now available. Call 524-4410, ext. 7646. Fees are based on the declared income of the childs family or the individual. Adults must be uninsured or have Medicaid. Incomes should be at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. For a family of four, 200 percent would be $44,700 in annual income. A second LIP clinic for children and young people 18 and younger only is located at Boca Ciega High School, 924 58th St. S., Gulfport. Call 893-2780, ext. 2199. For more information about the Pinellas County Health Department and its services, visit www.PinellasHealth.com.Pediatric clinics open in PinellasThe Pinellas County Health Department is offering health services to children and those younger than 18 at two clinic locations. Appointments are available at both clinics. Fees are on a sliding scale based on the declared income of the childs family. A twice-weekly clinic at Boca Ciega High School, 924 58th St. S., Gulfport, is open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Although walk-ins are welcome, appointments are preferred. Call 893-2780, ext. 2199, to schedule an appointment or before planning a walkin visit. The second pediatric clinic is at the Pinellas County Health Departments newest center, Mid-County, located at 8751 Ulmerton Road., Largo. Clinic hours are 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Fridays, and 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays. For an appointment, call 524-4410, ext. 7646. For information about the Pinellas County Health Department and its services, visit www.PinellasHealth.com.

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Business 19A Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 Obituaries Joseph John DAMARO Jr.Joseph John D'Amaro Jr., 67, of Largo, Fla., made his transition on January 11, 2013. He attended Juilliard School and played saxophone professionally. He was an Army veteran and upon his return from Viet Nam, graduated from Pace University in 1972. He had a Stock Brokerage and Tax Accounting business for 30 years in Largo. He is survived by his ance, Connie Collins; sister, Joan DePergola; three daughters, Jennifer DeYoung (Steve), Tracy Reed (Danny), Aerica D'Amaro (Sherman Brown); and 5 grandchildren, Taylor Kelly, Hayden Reed, Cody and Hannah DeYoung, and Enzo Brown. He was laid to rest Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Serenity Gardens, and Father Muldoon ofciated. A memorial service followed with Aerica D'Amaro presenting his eulogy and Reverend Ken Ahrens of Lake Placid ofciating. 70 guests attended from the Tampa Bay area. 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Thank you and God bless you, St. Jude.O.B. Up to 24 Hour Care Weekends, Holidays In Home or Facility Care Medication Set Ups Medication Reminders Hygiene Assistance Companionship Meal Preparation Light Housework TransportationAlzheimers Care and Respite for Family CaregiversBy screened & qualied professionalswww.yourvisitingangel.comLicense #30211274 727-797-8600 We also work with Universal Healthcare Diversion Program, Humana Florida Comfort Choice, United Healthcare, Evercare and Veterans Administration. Medicaid Certied.CNAs, HHAs, RNs, LPNs and HomemakersAccepting All Long Term Care Insurance 011013 Business newsPomeroy joins Synovus ST. PETERSBURG Synovus Bank of Florida, a division of Synovus Bank, recently announced that Kenneth D. Pomeroy has joined the banks south Pinellas commercial team as a senior vice president and commercial banker. Pomeroy is responsible for serving commercial clients and prospects throughout southern Pinellas County and is based at the banks downtown St. Petersburg office. Pomeroy has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry, and most recently held the position of Central Florida president and Florida corporate banking executive for Superior Bank in Birmingham, Ala. Pomeroy majored in finance and credit banking, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. He has been an active member of REIC Tampa Bay, Westshore Alliance, and Lifework Leadership Tampa Bay.Optical goods store opensLARGO Americas Best Contacts & Eyeglasses opened its second store in the Tampa Bay area on Friday, Feb. 1, in Largo Mall. Americas Best offers a full range of optical goods, including eyeglasses and contact lenses. As a grand opening gift, the first 100 shoppers received an eyeglass cleaning kit. Shoppers can register to win a $1,000 eyeglass wardrobe during the grand opening week. No purchase is necessary for the eyeglass cleaning kit or the $1,000 wardrobe drawing. We are very excited to expand into the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, said Reade Fahs, president and CEO of Americas Best, in a press release. We carefully selected this vibrant location to make quality eyecare at low prices accessible for area residents. We look forward to serving our new customers and becoming an integral part of the community. N.L. Elgut, M.D., and Associates LLC will offer eye exams which include full medical and ocular history, glaucoma screening, visual acuity measurement, peripheral vision screening, depth perception and color vision screening, objective and subjective refraction, internal and external eye health evaluation and prescription evaluation.Rapp Brewing ranked topsPINELLAS PARK A national beer rating website has ranked Rapp Brewing Company in Pinellas Park as the best new craft brewery in Florida. Ratebeer.coms coveted ranking comes just four months after Greg Rapp, a longtime home brewer and founder of the Pinellas Urban Brewers Guild, opened the nano-brewery in a warehouse on Bryan Dairy Road. Ratebeer.com members from around the world base the ranking on ratings. The popular website also ranked Cigar City Brewing in Tampa as the best brewery in Florida and CCBs Hunahpus Imperial Stout the best beer in Florida. Im honored by the ranking, especially since so many excellent breweries opened last year, said Rapp in a press release. Rapp is a former software engineer who began brewing 10 years ago. We all learn from each other and its great to be part of the craft beer renaissance in Tampa Bay, the center of Floridas craft beer scene. The brewery includes a 650square-foot tasting room and hosts special events for craft beer enthusiasts, including frequent gatherings of home brewers. It specializes in small-batch artisanal ales and lagers and explores myriad beer styles, including some once thought to have been lost to history and others that push the boundaries of modern craft brewing. Rapp Brewing is distributed by Great Bay Distributors, though most of its beer is sold directly to customers at the tasting room. We plan on limited distribution and instead desire to focus on direct interaction with craft beer enthusiasts, Rapp said. The tasting room offers pints and flights of beer to sample, as well as growlers to take home beer. Eye Institute launches Facebook contestLARGO From now until Feb. 28, 2013, individuals who become a fan of The Eye Institute of West Florida by liking the practices Facebook business page can enter the My LASIK Valentine Contest by utilizing the custom Facebook application that has been set up for the practices free LASIK essay contest. To be eligible to win, fans must submit an essay to the contest application explaining why their loved one deserves the gift of clear vision for Valentines Day. The essay with the most votes via the contest application will win free LASIK for their loved one courtesy of The Eye Institute of West Florida. All entries to the My LASIK Valentine Contest will receive a gift certificate for $500 off LASIK Laser Vision Correction at The Eye Institute of West Florida. For complete details, visit www.eyespecialist.com or call 518-2020.Business & Family reorganizesBusiness & Family Insurors Inc. recently announced a reorganization, effective Jan 1, 2013. As part of the reorganization, Karen E. Gonzalez was named as president. Gonzalez brings more than 25 years of experience to her new position having served at some point in all areas of the agency since its inception in 1982. Currently, she heads up the companys commercial insurance department as well as taking a leading role in the agency management. Angela C. Clemow has been appointed secretary. Clemow has worked in the agency since 2000. Although proficient in many lines of coverage, she currently heads up the residential property department. Rich E. Clemow Jr. and Ron G. Clemow remain active in their positions as vice president of facilities and investments and vice president of personal and commercial transportation insurance, respectively. HomeBancorp to purchase MICST. PETERSBURG Tampabased HomeBancorp Inc. and Mortgage Investors Corporation, a St. Petersburg-based mortgage lender specializing in VA refinance mortgage loans, recently executed an agreement for HomeBancorp to purchase Mortgage Investors Corporation. Under the terms of the agreement which is subject to regulatory approval Mortgage Investors Corporation will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeBancorp Inc. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2013. It is not anticipated that the acquisition will result in any significant changes to the business operations of Mortgage Investors Corporation. Edwards will retire as chairman of Mortgage Investors Corporation, a position he has held since 1994, but will remain as a consultant. It is expected that the remainder of the Mortgage Investors Corporation employees will remain. This includes all of the senior management team, who will continue to oversee and conduct the operations of Mortgage Investors Corporation in the future. Kenneth D. Pomeroy

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Diversions Things to do around Pinellas County Classieds Events MoviesSeminole Beacon Section B February 7, 2013Visit www.TBNweekly.com This weeks top five The Florida Orchestra: Broadway Now!; Friday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m., at the Straz Center, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa; Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg; and Sunday, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $15. Call 892-3337 or visit www.floridaorchestra.org. The program will feature a hit parade of songs from such best-loved Broadway shows as Brigadoon, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Little Night Music, Les Miserables, Man of La Mancha, Sweeney Todd and Jersey Boys. Victor Vanacore will conduct. Leon Redbone, Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Although he has appeared in films and on TV, Redbones main focus is to honor songs from the first half of the 20th century through live performances. Donning his signature white fedora, jacket and sunglasses, Redbones delivery is intimate and low-key, but his mastery of the guitar is impressive as he offers finger-picking with a ragtime bounce or jumps between chords with the grace of a hurdler. Love Times Five, by Dennis Jones, Feb. 824, at Venue Ensemble Theatre,presented at Venue Actors Studio, 9125U.S. 19 N., Pinellas Park. Call 822-6194 or visit www.venueactor studio.org. Performances are Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.Matinees are Sunday, 2:30p.m. Tickets are $20. A portion of ticket sales from each show is donated to a benefit organization. This hilarious, side-splitting and at times poignant collection of one act romantic comedies by Dennis Jones is directed by Richard N. Rosen. Love Times Five features the 2011 and 2012 WCP summer drama one-act winners, The Cupid Contract and The Deluxe Option, as well as three other sophisticated and fresh comedies tied together with a brilliant and sardonic narration that comprises a program of totally delightful theatrical fun. Yesterday and Today, the Interactive Beatles Experience, Friday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit www.largoarts.com. Yesterday and Today is completely unique from any other Beatles show out there. The band does away with the wigs and the accents and just concentrates on the music and stories about the music. The audience is asked to put down their favorite Beatles song on a note card prior to the show. The band then puts together a set list based upon the audiences requests. The show is about bringing everyone together to celebrate such powerful music. Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $59.50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheck erdhall.com. With his remarkable baritone to falsetto voice, Valli has charted 71 hits including 40 in the Top 40, 19 in the Top 10 and eight that made it to No. 1. From hits such as Sherry through Cant Take My Eyes Off You, Grease and his resurgence following Jersey Boys, he and the Four Seasons have sold more than 100 million records. Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Identity ThiefGenre: Comedy Cast: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, Tip T.I. Harris, Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick and Eric Stonestreet Director: Seth Gordon Rated: R Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy lead the cast of Identity Thief, an all-star comedy in which a regular guy is forced to extreme measures to clear his name. With everything to lose after his identity is stolen, hell find out how crazed you can get trying to settle a bad credit score. Unlimited funds have allowed Diana (McCarthy) to live it up on the outskirts of Orlando, where the queen of retail buys whatever strikes her fancy. Theres only one glitch: The ID shes using to finance these sprees reads Sandy Bigelow Patterson ... and it belongs to an accounts rep (Bateman) who lives halfway across the United States. With only one week to hunt down the con artist before his world implodes, the real Sandy Bigelow Patterson heads south to confront the woman with an all-access pass to his life. And as he attempts to bribe, coax and wrangle her the 2,000 miles to Denver, one easy target will discover just how tough it is to get your name back. Side EffectsGenre: Psychological thriller Cast: Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Channing Tatum Opening this weekendIdentity Thief, a comedy, pairs Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy Photo by BOB MAHONEYJason Bateman and Melisssa McCarthy lead the cast of "Identity Thief", an all-star comedy in which a regular guy is forced to extreme measures to clear his name. Director: Steven Soderbergh Rated: R Side Effects is a provocative thriller about Emily and Martin (Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum), a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emilys psychiatrist (Jude Law) intended to treat anxiety has unexpected side effects. Emily (Rooney Mara) and Martin Taylor (Channing Tatum) are a young, beautiful, wealthy couple living the good life, with a mansion, a sailboat and every luxury money can buy until Martin is sent to prison for insider trading. For four years, Emily waits for him in a tiny apartment in upper Manhattan, but his release is just as devastating as his incarceration and Emily sinks into a deep depression. After a failed suicide attempt, psychiatrist Jonathan Banks (Jude Law) is called in to consult on Emilys case. Desperate not to be hospitalized, Emily agrees to a regimen of therapy and antidepressants, a decision that will change the lives of everyone involved. When Emilys symptoms dont improve, Banks prescribes a new medication that quiets her demons. But the side effects of the drug have chilling consequences: marriages are ruined, Banks practice is decimated and someone is dead but who is responsible? 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For reservations, call 446-5898 or visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com. The Red Velvet Cake War, by Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten and Jessie Jones; Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 p.m., at the West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. In response to popular demand, the theater has scheduled one additional matinee of this popular production. Tickets are $16. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org. Richard Marx, Thursday, Feb. 7, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $42.50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. This is a rescheduled date for the Richard Marx postponed concert at the Capitol Theatre. For more than 20 years, Marx has consistently and powerfully made his mark on the music industry. His debut single Dont Mean Nothing and self-titled debut album kicked off his career as a solo artist in 1987 and went on to sell three million copies. His 1989 follow-up CD, Repeat Offender, became even more successful, selling more than seven million copies worldwide. From 1987 to 1990, he became the first male solo artist in history to have his first seven singles reach the top 5 on Billboards singles chart, including the No. 1 hit songs Hold On to the Nights, Satisfied and the worldwide classic Right Here Waiting. This feat remains unchallenged. Emotional Remains, his 2009 Looking ahead Looking ahead See LOOKING AHEAD, page 4BFebruary 7, 2013CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Your knack for collecting leads you to an incredible opportunity. Seize it, Capricorn. Its made for you. A true blue friend could use some savvy advice.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Go for it, Aquarius. There is nothing holding you back but you. A well-deserved vacation is on the horizon. Invite a few friends along and amp up the fun.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Romance heats up, and small gifts arrive by the handful. Show your appreciation in a big way, Pisces. A new face brings new ideas to the table.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Baby steps, Aries. Pulling out all of the stops at this point will get you nowhere fast. Caution is key to making progress. A financial opportunity beckons.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Youre not one to toot your own horn, but if you want to move up the ladder, thats what youre going to have to do. Time to strut your stuff, Taurus.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Romantic adventures are on tap. Enjoy yourself, Gemini. Fitness goals are revised with a gift. Do your homework to ensure you get the maximum benefit.CancerJune 22 July 22 Chatty Cancer. You like to talk, but if you arent careful this week, that could get you into trouble. Watch what you say out loud and on paper.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Time to live it up! Theres much fun to be had this week, if you let yourself. Remember, all work and no play makes for a dull Leo. A question is answered.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Romantic gestures get the week off to a great start. 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"This means ___!" 38. Flowering vine 40. Bit 43. Small harpsichord 44. Anger 45. Render harmless 46. Element B 47. Come to mind 48. Glide along on ice 50. Move by taking steps 51. Bust, so to speak 52. 100 centavos 53. "Let's ___" 57. Appear 58. Morgue, for one 59. "Don't give up!" Place a Number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sudoku answers from last weekSudoku CrosswordHoroscopesCrossword answers from last week

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3B Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 Jeff the JewelerFind It On The Beach201 Tom Stuart Causeway, Madeira Beach, FL 33708 727-392-2729JEFFTHEJEWELERFLORIDA.COMTuesday Friday 10am-6pm Saturday Noon-5pm Loose Diamonds Custom Design Fine Jewelry & Watch Repair Estate Jewelry & Watches We Buy Gold FREEChamilia Beadwith purchase of Two Beads.With this ad. Expires Valentines Day Feb. 14th, 2013020713 Reservations Accepted but not required727.595.8356401 Second Street, Indian Rocks BeachJust off Gulf Boulevard In the Holiday Inn Harbourside Valentines Day BuffetJimmys SpecialBuffet Serving 5:30-9:30pm Live Music Inside or Outside DiningTender Pink Shrimp Stuffed Shrimp Mango Mahi Mahi Chicken Parmesan Rolls and an array of Fresh Salads & Your Choice of Creme Brulee for 2, Key Lime Pie or Mango Cheesecake & A Complimentary Glass of Champagne$21.95Prime Rib Carving Station Create your Own Pasta Station013113 020713 F F r r e e s s h h S S e e a a f f o o o o d d & & S S t t e e a a k k s s O O n n G G u u l l f f B B o o u u l l e e v v a a r r d d I I n n A A S S o o p p h h i i s s t t i i c c a a t t e e d d Y Y e e t t R R e e l l a a x x e e d d A A t t m m o o s s p p h h e e r r e e Reservations Suggested 727.360.425310925 Gulf Boulevard Treasure IslandHours Sunday Thursday 4:30pm-10pm Friday and Saturday 4:30pm 11pmScan Code to See Our Menu F F i i n n e e W W i i n n e e & & S S p p i i r r i i t t s s 013113 B B a a n n q q u u e e t t F F a a c c i i l l i i t t i i e e s s H H a a p p p p y y H H o o u u r r D D a a i i l l y y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 7 7 p p m m F F r r i i & & S S a a t t 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 p p m m Make Your Valentines Day Reservations Now Make Your Valentines Day Reser vations NowSelling Out Fast! Selling Out Fast! 013113 13079 Park Boulevard Seminole 727-393-1703 grill131.comValentine SpecialThursday, Friday & SaturdayThe Loving Couple! Soup or Special Salad Filet Mignon & Lobster Tail Fresh Broccoli & Baby Carrots Savory Potato Warm Bread & Dipping Oil$34.90per person Glass of Champagne $6 Split of Champagne $11Your Restaurant For Over 40 Years!Reservations on parties of 5 or more.013113 17307 Gulf Boulevard, N. Redington Beach727-393-3491Duck Breast with Waldorf Salad and Cumberland Sauce or Mushroom Caps Elizabeth Stuffed with a Veal Ragout Florida Salad Romaine, Sliced Oranges, Red Onions and Vinaigrette Raspberry Sorbet Red Snapper Picatta with Diced Lemon and Capers Saffron Rice and Fresh Vegetable or Filet Mignon Paired with 1/2 Lobster Tail Stuffed with Crab Claw Meat Twice Baked Potato & Fresh VegetablesStrawberry Mousse or Chocolate Velvet Torte with Raspberry Coulis and Fresh Berries$31.50ValentinesDayThursday, Feb. 14 Regular Menu Available (no early birds, Feb. 14) 013113 FEBRUARY14 FEBRUARY17, 2013TWO VALENTINESDAYPANCAKECOMBOS*Two of our made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes topped with raspberry jelly, served with an egg any style and choice of two bacon strips or two sausage links. ONLY $14 EACH OFTHEFOLLOWINGSWEETHEARTCOMBOSINCLUDESAFREE SLICEOFPIE. ENJOY! TWO SWEETHEARTCHEESEBURGERCOMBOS*All-American Cheeseburger with French fries and a FREE slice of bouble-crust fruit pie. ONLY $18TWO STEAK& SHRIMPCOMBOS*6 oz. top sirloin steak with golden-fried shrimp, Texas toast and choice of two dinner sides, a cup of soup, side garden salad or side Caesar salad. Plus, a FREE slice of double-crusted pie. ONLY $26 FORBREAKFAST, LUNCH& DINNER13105 Walsingham Road, Largo, FL 33771 727-596-4310 020713 020713 020713 020713 Valentines Special MenuThursday, Friday & SaturdayServing From 3:30-10:00pmSurf & Turf Prime Rib 14oz Rib Eye Steak Filet Oscar Roasted Duck Twin Lobster Tails Lamb Osso Bucco Fresh Salmon 12oz Pepper corn NY StripFrom $16.90Reservations Highly Recommended.call 727-584-5888 776 Missouri Avenue, Largo 2713

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4B Entertainment Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 Legion Membership Required For Alcohol Mon. Dance 1:30-4:30pm w/Bobby Tess Friday, February 8 Double M Band Saturday, February 9 Valentine Dinner Dance* Sunday, February 10 Ray Curtiss FRIDAY FISH FRY 4:30-7:00pm $7 Fried, blackened, grilled, with fries, slaw & dinner roll Lunch Tues.-Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm Sunday Burgers $3.25 2:00-5:00 *Valentine Dinner Dance-Hall Closed till 9:30pm020713 10799 PARKBLVD., SEMINOLESEMINOLEBONELESSWINGSNLB LIVEVIA SATELLITE HAPPYHOURMON.-SAT. 4-7 Every Tue. 6-8pmMAGICIANNew Angus Burger New Lunch Menu Starting at $4.99 Kids Game Room Kids Eat Free Every Tuesday with Adult 011013 LUNCH COUPON11am-4pm Mon.-Fri. onlyBuy One Get One of equal or lesser value 1/2 OFFDoes not include Lunch Specials Menu. With the purchase of two beverages.Includes: sandwiches, salads, wraps, & baskets only. Does not include combos and specials. Dine-in only.Hiring Cooks & Servers @ BeefoBradys.com FOOD FUN COCKTAILS GAMESTOWNS BEST SPORTS COVERAGEBURGERS WINGS SEAFOODPOOL DARTS VIDEO GAMES 9685 Bay Pines Blvd.SEMINOLE(Across from VA Hospital) Import & Domestic Bucket Specials Sat. & Sun. & Mon.393-9110HAPPY HOUR DAILY MON. FRI. 11am 7pmKID FRIENDLYEVERY FRIDAY 55 WINGS 4-7pmGOOD FOR 2ND DRINK FREEEQ OR LESSER VALUE(DOM. BOTTLE, DRAFT OR WELL COCKTAIL)www.thesportsbarandgrill.com PAY-PER-VIEW UFC 158 SAT., FEB. 23020713 MATCH THE POT! TOURNEYSPOOL MON. DARTS TUES., WED., FRI. CORNHOLE SAT. Not valid with other specials/ discountsVALENTINES DAY STEAK & SHRIMP SPECIAL $14.99 Restaurant & LoungeCelebrating27 Years! Full BreakfastMenu 8am Tues.-Sun.125 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks BeachVALENTINES DAY DINNER RESERVE TODAY!THURSDAYTACOS & HOT DOGS$1003RD ANNUAL BARKUS PARADE SAT., FEB. 23 @ 2PMDOG COSTUME PARADE FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS LIVE MUSIC UNDER THE TENT THURS. 2/7 MOTOWN FRI. 2/8 JELVIS FRI. 2/8 & SAT. 2/9 NORTH-2-SOUTHLIVE ENTERTAINMENT Every Day Inside and OutOutside Music with Happy Hour Prices on the Porch Tues.-Sun. 1-5pm & 6-10pm Piano Bar Inside NightlyHAPPY HOUREveryday 8am-6pm CHEAP DRINKS727-595-1320www.jdsrestaurant.com020713In Lounge Noon-4pmHome of the All-You-Can-Eat Fish FryLive Music w/Ricky Jackson 1250 Seminole Blvd., Largo 727-584-7100Between Ulmerton & Eight Ave. SW Buy 1 PizzaGET 1 FREEWith purchase of 2 beverages. Dine in OnlyNot valid w/other offers. Exp. 2-28-13 10%OFFTotal Purchase Dine in onlyNot valid w/other offers. Exp. 2-28-13020713 Mon. & Wed.50Wings Tues/Thurs. & Sat. FREE Texas HoldEm Poker Tues. 2 For 1 14 Pizza Friday Fish FryEddies Philly Cheese Steaks Try Our Signature Dish Buffalo Shrimp 020713 release, received critical acclaim. Leon Redbone, Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Although he has appeared in films and on TV, Redbones main focus is to honor songs from the first half of the 20th century through live performances. Donning his signature white fedora, jacket and sunglasses, Redbones delivery is intimate and low-key, but his mastery of the guitar is impressive as he offers fingerpicking with a ragtime bounce or jumps between chords with the grace of a hurdler. D avid Wilcox, Saturday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $25. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. With a single guitar, thoroughly written songs, a fearless ability to mine the depths of human emotion, and a quick and wry wit, Wilcox is a songwriters songwriter. With lyrical insight, a smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops and a range and tenderness rare in folk music, Wilcox delivers joy, inspiration and invention through his music and unmatched storytelling. Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $59.50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheck erdhall.com. With his remarkable baritone to falsetto voice, Valli has charted 71 hits including 40 in the Top 40, 19 in the Top 10 and eight that made it to No. 1. From hits such as Sherry through Cant Take My Eyes Off You, Grease and his resurgence following Jersey Boys, he and the Four Seasons have sold more than 100 million records. Vienna Boys Choir, Monday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $18 and $25. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Part of the 2012-13 Adults at Leisure Series and returning for the fifteenth time, the worlds preeminent boys choir delights audiences with purity of tone, charm, and a repertoire of Austrian folk songs, waltzes, classical masterpieces, beloved pop songs, holiday favorites and medieval chant. Steve Miller Band Wednesday, Feb. 13, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $49.50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. One of rock musics all-time greats, the Steve Miller Band has sold more than 30 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. His trademark bluesrock sound made him one of the key artists in classic rock radio. The Steve Miller Band is brand name rock that millions have come to trust. The band is best known for a string of 1970s hits such as The Joker, Take the Money and Run, Fly Like anEagle, Rockn Me, Jet Airliner, Jungle Love and Abracadabra. Sheryl Crow Thursday, Feb. 14, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $49. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. The multiple Grammy-winner and humanitarian will return to REH for the first time since her soldout show in April 2008. Freespirited, fearless and fierce, Crow has garnered nine Grammys, performed duets with musical luminaries such as Sting and Mick Jagger, released seven studio albums which sold more than 35 million records worldwide, saw the launch of her very own clothing line Bootheel Trading Co., is a cancer survivor and passionate humanitarian and has performed for President Obama. From humble beginnings as a jingle and back-up singer, Crow has reached the pinnacle of professional solo success. Crows debut, the seven times platinum Tuesday Night Music Club, hit No. 3 and earned three Grammys, including Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the classic All I Wanna Do. The album also featured Strong Enough, Cant Cry Anymore and Leaving Las Vegas.Indian Rocks Beach The Bob Gray Welcome Back Members Exhibition through Feb. 18, at Beach Art Center, 1515 Bay Palm Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. Named for the late Bob Gray, a patron of the center, the show will celebrate the arrival of the new year and the arrival of the centers artists, instructors and students from their northern homes. Works in a variety of media will be shown including watercolor, oil, acrylic, drawing, photography, mixed media and ceramics. Cash and ribbon awards will be chosen by Amanda Cooper. Cooper is the curator of exhibitions for the Morean Art Center in St. Petersburg. For information, call 5964331 or visit www.beachart center.org. Largo Yesterday and Today, the Interactive Beatles Experience, Friday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit www.largoarts.com. Yesterday and Today is completely unique from any other Beatles show out there. The band does away with the wigs and the accents and just concentrates on the music and stories about the music. The audience is asked to put down their favorite Beatles song on a note card prior to the show. The band then puts together a set list based upon the audiences requests. The show is about bringing everyone together to celebrate such powerful music. Square D ancing Fridays, Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo. Attendees will spend the evening dancing to professional caller Allen Snell. Cost is $6. For information, call 518-3131 or visit largocommuni tycenter.com. The Classics IV, Saturday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $29.50. Call 587-6793. One of the most popular and influential groups of the s and s, The Classics IV have 13 consecutive chart singles to their credit. Their gold records include Spooky, Stormy, Traces of Love and Everyday With You Girl. In 1993, The Classics IV were honored for their musical achievements by the state of Georgia and were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Swing D ance Saturdays, Saturday, Feb. 9, 7 to 11 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo. Attendees enjoy an evening of dancing and socializing with free lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. and a DJ dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Savoy Swing is the resident DJ. The center boasts a 5,600-square-foot sprung hardwood floor perfect for dancing. Cost is $7 with a recreation card and $8 with no card. For information, call 518-3131 or visit largocommunitycenter.com. Touch-a-Truck and Florida Clown D ay, Saturday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. The free annual event is designed for children fascinated with big trucks and funny clowns. There also will be a business exposition featuring local businesses. Call 586-7415 or lar goevents.com. The Swashbuckling Adventures of Alex Jones, with book, music and lyrics by Jason Tucker, July 12-21, presented by Eight OClock Theatre, at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $25.50 for adults and $12.50 for children 19 and younger. Call 587-6793.St. Petersburg The Art of Golf, through Feb. 17, at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, ST. Petersburg. The museum will play host to the first major exhibition in America devoted to the popular game of golf, so rich in history and tradition. Organized by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the National Galleries of Scotland, this show will feature approximately 90 works by Rembrandt, Childe Hassam, George Bellows, Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol, among others. Some of these works have never before been on public display. They all point to golfs ability to inspire extraordinary works of art. The centerpiece of the exhibit is Charles Lees The Golfers (1847), the worlds greatest painting in this genre. Museum hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Regular admission is $17 for adults, $15 for those 65 and older, and $10 for students 7 and older, including college students with current identification. Children 6 and younger and museum members are admitted free. Docents conduct tours of special exhibitions and the collection Monday through Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. On the second Wednesday of the month, the general tour begins at 11:15 a.m. Family tours are conducted on Saturday at 11 a.m. For information, call 8962667 or visit www.fine-arts.org. The Piano Lesson, by August Wilson, presented by American Stage Theatre, through March 3; at the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Call 823-PLAY (7529) or visit www.americanstage.org. Generally, main stage performances are Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. Ticket prices range from $29 to $59 depending on the date and time of the performance. An Empty Plate in the Caf du Grand Boeuf, by Michael Hollinger, through Feb. 17, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call 498-5205 or visit www. freefalltheatre.com. Performances are Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $37 for adults and $34 for students, seniors and military members. There is a $7 surcharge for premium seating. Cant Help Falling in Love, with Chris MacDonalds Memories of Elvis, Saturday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m., at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $34. Call 822-3590 or visit www.spcollege.edu/palladium. MacDonald is the only tribute artist hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises to perform at Gracelands Heartbreak Hotel for seven consecutive years. This big Las Vegas-style show features a full production ninepiece band, dancers and singers. MacDonald leads the celebration which highlights several stages of the iconic King of Rock N Rolls career, including the early years, movies, black leather comeback and white fringe Vegas concerts. Seminole Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin and DuBoise Heyward, Sunday, Feb. 10, 1:30 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, at St. Petersburg College, Seminole campus, 9200 113th St. N., Seminole. The Pinellas Opera League will be showing the DVD Porgy and Bess. A $3 donation will be requested at the door to cover equipment expenses. For information, call 394-6905. The Sunshine and Moonshine Event, Saturday, Feb. 23, 6 to 10 p.m., at Screwie Louies Porpoise Pub, 8701 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. This meet-andgreet event will feature Tim Smith, his still hand Tickle and his assistant Howard from the Discovery Channel series Moonshines. The event will include live musical performance by Rebel Pride Band and Tailspin. Tickets are limited. For tickets and information, visit www.imagebranders.com.Tampa Tampa Bay Symphony winter concert Monday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m., in Ferguson Hall at Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets are $20 at the door. Free tickets are available in advance and at the door for students. Students 18 and older must show student identification. The concert will feature a Northern Lights theme, with the exciting Symphony No. 1 by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius; Edvard Griegs jolly Wedding Day at Troldhaugen and incidental music from Peer Gynt. Mark Sforzini, Tampa Bay Symphonys new music director, has chosen audience favorites and fresh music everyone will enjoy. Sforzini also continues as executive and artistic director of St. Petersburg Opera. He was principal bassoonist of The Florida Orchestra for 15 years. www. tampabaysymphony.org. LOOKING AHEAD, from page 2B

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Entertainment 5B Seminole Beacon, February 7, 2013 Capo De Monte Italian MarketVisit us for all your Italian Grocery Deli needs8400 Seminole Boulevard Seminole 394-7800013113 Best Philly Cheesesteak in Town! Delicious Subs & Paninis Gourmet & Italian Foods Prepared Meals-To-Go Beer and Wine Homemade Soups Pasta Sauce Crostini made fresh daily Specialty Meats & Cheeses Homemade Sausage Fresh Italian Bread Valentine Take Home Dinners Valentine Wine Selection FULL CATERING MENU JOIN OUR SUB CLUB to earn FREE Sandwiches! $5 OFFAny purchase of $30 or moreMust present coupon. Dine in or Take out. Not valid with other offers. Exp. 2-28-13 5800 Seminole Blvd. SeminoleOpen: Mon.-Sat. 9:00-5:30 727-391-0600011013 Fresh Citrus Juice Famous Orange Swirl Ice Cream Salt Water Taffy Indian River Citrus Garden Fresh Produce Fresh Cut Fruit Sections Sweet Strawberries ARE IN! Honeybell Tangelos Are In! Honeybell Tangelos Are In!Now Shipping Greek Salad for One $5.95 Valentine Specials! Make Your Reservations Early RESTAURANTCELEBRATING30YEARS! Winner in 4 Categories#1 Greek Restaurant #1 Appetizers #1 Vegetarian Selection #1 Healthiest MealServing LUNCHandDINNER ALL DAY Serving LUNCHandDINNER ALL DAY Serving LUNCHandDINNER ALL DAY SaganakiOpa! Tirosalata Zesty Feta Cheese Spread Stuffed Grape Leaves Hand Rolled Homemade Spinach & Cheese Pie Sauteed Eggplant Cutlets Felafel (Vegetarian Burger) Gyro Pita Ribeye Steak & Cheese N.Y. Style Pastrami N.Y. Style Corned Beef White Albacore Tuna Salad Parmesan Dishes Pita Bread Sandwiches Toasted Oven Subs Greek, Chef & Antipasto Salads Roast Leg of Lamb (Choice) Lamb Shank Moussaka Pastitso Belly Dancing Every Saturday 6:45pm & 7:45pm No Cover No Minimum Shish Kebob (Filet Mignon) Greek Style Oven Baked Chicken Shrimp Mediterranean Shrimp Myconos Shrimp Scampi Santorini Gulf Grouper Broiled Salmon Baby Clams over Linguine Athene w/Artichokes & Mushrooms Unique Greek Combination Platters Pasta Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Homemade Soup Greek Salads Served w/just about EVERYTHING Desserts and much more.013113 Voted Best Greek Restaurant Voted Best Greek Restaurant 5 years in a row 2008-2012 in Readers Choice 5 years in a row 2008-2012 in Readers Choice In the Tam p a Ba y Area In the Tampa Bay Area Voted Best Greek Restaurant5 years in a row 2008-2012 in Readers Choice In the Tam p a Ba y Area Winner in 4 Categories#1 Greek Restaurant #1 Appetizers #1 Vegetarian Selection #1 Healthiest Meal A TraditionFor 45 YearsCASUAL INDOOR/OUTDOOR DININGFRESH SEAFOOD, STEAKS, SALADS, BURGERS & MORE!LUNCH EARLY SPECIALS DINNERNew Home of Island Marine Boat Rentals 50 Boat Slips www.thepubwaterfrontrestaurant.com020713Voted the Best Place to Dock and Dine!Take your Valentine for a Boat Ride! Thursday, Friday and Saturday$20 per couple or $10 per personBehind the Pub, Tour the Intracoastal!Valentines Day Specials Make Reservations Now!Choice of 8 Stuffed Shrimp, 8oz Sirloin or 6oz Sirloin with 4 stuffed shrimp.All include: choice of side, dessert and chocolate covered strawberries for $19.95 020713 (727) 581-2640 OPEN 7 DAYSValentines Day Specials1001 Belleair Rd., Clearwater www.WardsSeafood.com We Ship Nationwide020713 Since 1955For Extra SavingsSalmon & Shrimp Dinner for TwoIn the Comfort of your own Home! Appetizer Oysters Rockefeller Entree Seafood Delight Fresh Steamed Asparagus Wards Seasoned Rice Pilaf Dessert Chocolate Dipped Long-Stem StrawberriesOne dinner can be purchased separately for $23. Dinner may be picked up at your specified time hot or par-cooked then packaged in oven ready containers. Just warm up when ready to eat.$44.95Option1Surf & Turf Dinner for TwoIn the Comfort of your own Home! Appetizer Oysters Rockefeller Entree Surf & Turf Extraordinaire Fresh Steamed Asparagus Wards Seasoned Rice Pilaf Dessert Chocolate Dipped Long-Stem StrawberriesOne dinner can be purchased separately for $30. Dinner may be picked up at your specified time hot or par-cooked then packaged in oven ready containers. Just warm up when ready to eat.$59.95Option2 successful graphic designer whose fame, money and charm have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. When his true love, a perplexing beauty named Ivana, suddenly breaks off their relationship, Charles life falls apart and he swirls into a downward spiral of doubt, confusion and reflection. With the support of his loyal intimates Kirby (Jason Schwartzman), Saul (Bill Murray), and his sister, Izzy (Patricia Arquette) he begins the hard road of self-evaluation to come to terms with a life without Ivana. The film begs the question: Is it possible to love and hate someone at the same time?LoreGenre: Drama, thriller and war Cast: Saskia Rosendahl, Kai Malina, Nele Trebs, Ursina Lardi, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Mika Seidel, Andr Frid and Eva-Maria Hagen Director: Cate Shortland Rated: The year is 1945. Left to fend for herself when her SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, Lore, a 14-year-old German girl (Saskia Rosendahl), must lead her four siblings on a harrowing journey across a devastated country. When she meets the charismatic and mysterious young refugee Thomas, (Kai Malina) Lore soon finds her world shattered by feelings of hatred and desire as she must put her trust in the very person she was always taught to hate in order to survive.The Sorcerer and the White SnakeGenre: Action and fantasy Cast: Jet Li, Shengyi Huang and Raymond Lam Director: Tony Ching and Siu-tung Rated: PG-13 Action director Ching SiuTung helms this fantasy film based on an old Chinese legend about an herbalist who falls in love with a thousandyear-old White Snake disguised as a woman. Jet Li stars as a sorcerer who discovers her true identity and battles to save the mans soul.Would You RatherGenre: Thriller Cast: Brittany Snow, Jeffrey Combs, Jonny Coyne and Sasha Grey Director: Steffen Schlachtenhaufen Unrated In the wake of her parents death, Iris struggles to make ends meet while caring for her terminally ill younger brother. Rated: PG Top Gun, Paramount Pictures 1986 classic from director Tony Scott, producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, and starring Tom Cruise, will take off on a new adventure with an exclusive six-day 3D engagement in select IMAX theatres beginning Feb. 8. The film has been re-mastered for the IMAX 3D release and subsequent debut on Bluray. Top Gun was re-mastered for the big screen from highresolution original negative scans and painstakingly converted to 3D by Legend3D under the supervision of the films director, Tony Scott. Rendered in 3D, the films complex, long shots reveal extraordinary depth and clarity, allowing viewers to explore every detail of the action. From the spectacular aerial dogfights to the intense close-ups in the cockpits, each frame enables the audience to feel a part of the story. The story of an elite group of pilots competing to be the best in their class and earn the title of Top Gun captured the imagination of a generation and earned a worldwide box office of over $350 million upon its release. The film stars Tom Cruise as Maverick and Kelly McGillis as his civilian instructor. The film also stars Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards and Meg Ryan.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan IIIGenre: Comedy and drama Cast: Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Aubrey Plaza and Patricia Arquette Director: Roman Coppola Rated: R Set in a stylized Los Angeles, A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III is a playful comedy of lost love, friendship, revenge fantasies and Brandy Alexanders. Charles (Charlie Sheen) is a OPENING THIS WEEK, from page 1B Photo courtesy of IFC FILMSJeffrey Combs stars in Would You Rather. VISITUSONLINEATPETEANDSHORTYS.COM FOROURFULLMENU& MORE Clearwater Pinellas Park Pinellas Park ClearwaterPinellas Park 7402 49th St.NW Corner of 49th & Park727-549-8000 Clearwater 2820 Gulf to Bay Blvd.Next to Original Hooters727-799-0580Crispy Golden Fried Filets of Served with Cole Slaw & Fries2713 Show This Ad & GetTwo For$14.98!Exp. Midnight 2-22-13.Save$3 Not valid with other offers. Must Present ad for Discount. Shepard Lambrick, a seemingly philanthropic aristocrat, expresses an interest in helping them. When he invites her to an exclusive dinner party, she accepts. Also attending the dinner party are seven more desperate individuals. They soon find themselves trapped in Lambricks mansion and forced to play a sadistic game of Would You Rather, where the winner will be awarded untold amounts of money. As the game progresses, the dilemmas Iris and the other players face grow increasingly deadly.For more movie news including whats playing at local theaters and trailers, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu.

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He believes that the right song at the right time changes peoples lives. By some standards, the Cleveland-born singer/songwriter/folk musician got a late start in music. Wilcox was taking classes at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in the mid 1970s when he was inspired to learn guitar after hearing a fellow college student playing in a stairwell. Wilcox transferred to Warren Wilson College, in Swannanoa, N.C., in 1981 and graduated in 1985. In the 1980s, he began playing regularly at a club in nearby Black Mountain. Wilcox released his debut album, The Nightshift Watchman, in 1987. This independent album gave listeners a taste of his lyrical insight and his smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops and creative open tunings. A few years later, Wilcox won the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk award, which led to a deal with A&M Records by 1989. His first release on the label, How Did You Find Me Here, sold more than 100,000 copies the first year largely by word of mouth. Now more than a dozen albums into a career marked by personal revelation and wildly loyal fans, Wilcox continues to find and deliver joy, inspiration, and invention. This songwriters songwriter possesses a range and tenderness rare in folk music. His songs have been covered by artists such as k.d. lang and many others. Recent releases include Open Hand in 2009 and Reverie in 2010. Wilcoxs Open Hand was recorded in seven days from start to finish in December 2008. No computer tricks were used and all of the songs on this release were recorded live with just four human beings playing music together. Very minimal overdubs were used, so most all of what listeners hear is exactly as it was played together by Wilcox and the other musicians live. Dan Phelps produced and played guitar and keyboard; Jon Evans played bass guitar and upright bass and James McAlister handled drums and percussion. The singer/songwriters 17th CD, Reverie, was recorded in front of an audience, but it doesnt sound like a live album since the crowd was nearly silent. The album was recorded this way to capture the energy of the connection, where songs breathe and expand by the combined conductivity of the crowd. Wilcox performed over two nights at The Monastery in Cincinnati, Ohio. I write like my life depends on it, Wilcox said in a press release promoting the release. These songs are maps to where the money is hidden, maps to get you free. They are songs that are the way out of the maze. These songs say, Do you really want to hear this song? Because it might hurt, or start a really intense conversation, or healing in a profound personal way. These are ... keys. Reverie reminds loyal devotees and new fans alike that Wilcox has mastered his craft, from open tuning acoustic guitar and sawedoff capos to his storytelling wit and insightful metaphors. I expect a lot from a song, Wilcox said. Picture those rows of huge radio antennas out in the southwest desert. All those ears listening deeply and far away. Music is like that for me, an antenna ... a way to amp up the signal from this beautiful love ripping at my heart. In addition to his writing prowess, his skills as a performer and storyteller are unmatched. Wilcox is said to hold audiences rapt with nothing more than a single guitar, thoroughly written songs, a fearless ability to mine the depths of human emotions of joy, sorrow and everything in between. Music still stretches out before me like the headlights of a car into the night, Wilcox said, reflecting on 20 years of record-making and touring. Its way beyond where I am, but it shows where Im going. I used to think that my goal was to catch up, but now Im grateful that the music is always going to be way out in front to inspire me.Capitol welcomes WilcoxCelebrated singer/songwriter David Wilcox to perform at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater Feb. 9 Photo by RHYS ALBRECHTDavid Wilcox believes that the right song at the right time changes peoples lives.CLEARWATER The Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival will be presented Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-17, at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St. General admission is free. There is limited reserved seating available for purchase. Visit www.clearwaterseablues.com. This years festival headliners include Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Coco Montoya. While enjoying great live performances, attendees also have an opportunity to experience Gulf Coast cuisine as vendors dish up jumbo shrimp, crab cakes, oysters and crawfish and gumbo. Saturdays lineup will include performances by the Shepherd, Magic Slim, The Lee Boys and Hamilton Loomis. Gates will open at noon. Sundays lineup will feature performances by Montoya, Ruthie Foster, Moreland and Arbuckle and Trampled Under Foot. Gates will open at 1 p.m.HeadlinersBorn in 1977, since the mid 1990s Kenny Wayne Shepherd has been selling millions of albums, charting singles in the Top 10, shining a light on the rich blues of the past and forging ahead with his own modern twist on a classic sound. At age 7, he met the iconic Stevie Ray Vaughan. He shared the stage with New Orleans legend Bryan Lee at13. As an adult, he con-Blues & seafoodKenny Wayne Shepherd, Coco Montoya headline annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival Feb. 16-17tinues to create genre-defining blues-infused rock n roll. The Louisiana born axeman and songsmith came to prominence in his early 20s when he wrote and recorded Blue on Black for the album Trouble Is The song was No. 1 on the Rock Charts for 17 consecutive weeks. Trouble Is was actually a follow-up to Shepherds debut album, Ledbetter Heights, released in 1995. Released when he was 17 years old, the album was an immediate hit, selling more than 500,000 copies by early 1996. Ledbetter Heights spent 20 weeks topping Billboards blues chart. According to the artists website, Shepherds most recent album How I Go, released in 2011 pairs his deeply soulful and impassioned takes on classic material like Bessie Smiths Backwater Blues, Albert Kings Oh, Pretty Woman and The Beatles Yer Blues with some of the strongest original writing and co-writing of his career thus far. At this point, most people who know about me know I can play guitar, Shepherd says on his website. As far as my approach to guitar on this record, its not about showing people how much I can play. Its about really choosing the right notes and playing them at the right times so that every note penetrates people, and they feel it inside and its not just some fleeting thing that just goes right by them. According to his bio at Ruf Records, Coco Montoyas explosive guitar playing and soul-driven voice have propelled him to the upper reaches of the blues-rock world. Over the course of his 30-year career, the guitarist and vocalist has forged his reputation through years of hard work and constant touring. From his early days as a drummer to his current status as one of the top-drawing guitarists and vocalists on the blues-rock scene, Montoya plays with an emotional intensity few string benders possess. Mentored by legendary bluesman Albert Collins, he plays lefthanded and up side down in the style of Albert King and Jimi Hendrix. Montoya got his start following a chance meeting in the mid-1970s with Collins, who offered Montoya a gig as his drummer. Collins is said to have taken an immediate liking to Montoya, becoming his mentor and teaching his new protg secrets of the Collins icy hot style of blues guitar. Albert was very much a father, said Montoya in a press release promoting his most recent album. The gifts Ive received from him were soul, compassion, faith in myself, faith in the music, and how to continue on. Albert taught me blues about playing from your heart. Its a music that you cant chart. If your hearts there, its real. Thats what keeps the blues going. Fads come and go, but the blues always stays. Five years went by before John Mayall happened to catch Montoya at a jam session. Mayall was reportedly impressed and invited Montoya to join his band, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers. That job lasted a decade. In 1993, Montoya stepped out on his own as a bandleader. He has a number of solo albums to his credit, including his most recent, I Want It All Back, released in 2010. I Want It All Back, Montoyas seventh solo album, was produced by Keb Mo and Jeff Paris, who also play on the entire album.Event informationCoolers, food and drink will not be admitted into the park. One sealed bottle of water per person is allowed. Chairs and blankets also are permitted. There also will be chair rentals at the venue. Pets are not allowed. Assistance animals are permitted. Personal umbrellas are allowed; however, beach umbrellas, sunshades, tents and canopies will not be permitted.

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