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Photos by JIM LAYFIELDRight, Osceolas Jamie Green steals a pass and breaks free down court to layup for two in a high school basketball game against Boca Ciega Nov. 18 at Osceola. Osceola was outmatched by Boca Ciega and was defeated 57-29. Above, Keke Harvey takes a jump shot from inside the key.Tough matchVIEWPOINTSBob McClureColumnist discusses a day in the courtroom. Page 13A. Brownfield resolution approvedCouncils approval paves the way for rehabilitation and redevelopment of Seminole Mall By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE City council members unanimously approved a resolution declaring the Seminole Mall property a blighted and contaminated site at its Nov. 12 meeting.This was the first in a three-step process for the land to receive a Brownfield designation from the state, which would pave the way for the long-awaited redevelopment of the property, located at the northeast corner of 113th Street North and Park Boulevard. A Brownfield designation will aid the futureenvironmental remediation, rehabilitation and economic development of the Seminole Mall area. Such a designation could lend itself to tax credits and grant money for the malls new owners, Seminole Mall, LP, and also protect them from environmental liability during the propertys redevelopment. Following the citys approval, Seminole Mall LP can now take its appeal for a Brownfield designation to the state.Miami-based attorneyMichael Goldstein, the environmental counsel to Seminole Mall LP, said the mall property formerly housed a gas station and a dry cleaner. These businesses are the sources of the sites contamination, he added. The Brownfield designation will result in the streamlining and expedition of cleanups to accelerate redevelopment and job creation in Seminole, said Goldstein. Mayor Leslie Waters called the mall redevelopment an exciting project and a top project for our city. Councilor Jim Quinn said he was more than happy to approve the citys resolution and get the ball rolling on the sites redevelopment. As a member of the City Council and a representative of the residents of Seminole, I look forward to a bright and shiny new downtown area, he said. My hope is that Seminole Mall LP will accept this cooperation as a first step of presenting a beautiful new mall to the residents of Seminole. At the same meeting, the council also gave preliminary Features Business . . . . .16A Classieds . . . . .7-9B Community . . . .10-11A County . . . . . .6-7A Entertainment . . .1-6, 10B Faith & family . . . .12A Health . . . . . .17A Just for fun . . . . .2B Military . . . . . .9A Outdoors . . . . . .5A Police . . . . . .8A Real Estate . . . . .14A Schools . . . . . .15A Seminole . . . . .3-4A Viewpoints . . . . .13A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising Roger McGuinn plays Largo Cultural Center Nov. 22. ... Page 6B.ENTERTAINMENTRide & Run with the Stars set Dec. 7 event to help children, families in need throughout Pinellas. ... Page 7A.Get the scoop about all the new movies opening in theaters. See Diversions.... Page 1B.Hunger Games: Catching Fire to open this weekend Volume XXXV,No. 33 November 21, 2013 www.TBNweekly.com 011713Lowest Mortgages In Fifty Years!727-394-2265Theres No Place Like Home. 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole 475-7866Look for our ad in this edition!090513Nadia ONeal, D.D.S., P.A. Call Today For All Your Dental Needs Hear For The HolidaysSchedule Your FREE Consultation NOW!Call Today727-393-37753 Locations to SERVE YOU! Seminole St. Petersburg Clearwater 110713BOB EVANS HEARING CENTER Chamber president polls Seminole businesses By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE A year and a half ago, Seminole Chamber of Commerce President Roger Edelman decided he wanted to find a way to get in touch with the needs of local businesses. So he set out to visit and poll 100 local companies both big and small to ask them a series of questions: How do they like the Seminole area? What are some areas where they could improve? What are their views on working with city government? I just wanted to get out there and hit the pavement, Edelman said. There are a lot of different businesses in the community. I just dont know enough about the small businesses because Im not out there. He updated the City Council on his progress at a meeting this summer. At the time, he had met with 62 businesses, and earlier this month he met his goal of 100. Though he met with a few businesses that already belonged to the Chamber, the majority 92 hadnt joined yet. It gave me a chance to talk about what it means to be a part of the Chamber, Edelman said. Along the way, Edelman also found that business had picked up for the majority of the companies and 79 percent planned on hiring new employees this year. And 81 percent of the companies considered Seminole a good city to own a business and most viewed their dealings with the city and its staff in a positive light. Marketing and social media was the biggest concern for most businesses, Edelman added. Seventy-six percent of the companies said that marketing was their biggest challenge, and many of the businesses dont properly utilize social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Social media is a big one, Edelman said. [A lot of these businesses are] opening the doors and expecting the people will walk through it. Those are the businesses that are struggling Its a different world out there and you have to attract customers in a different way. As a result, the Chamber will organize free social media workshops for business owners to take place at some point this year. For more information about the Chamber, visit www.seminolechamber.net. approval to two developments: the construction of a Gordon Food Service (GFS) store at 5000 Park St. and the redevelopment of the existing Wendys fast-food restaurant at 10751 Park Blvd. The planned 10,000-squarefoot GFS, the third in the county, would be built on the northwest corner of Park Street and Sheen Drive, just north of the Kohls shopping center. Quinn, who travels to Clearwater to shop at the GFS in that city, reached out to the company two years ago and suggested they consider opening a store in Seminole. I sent them an email and asked them to look at our lovely city, Seminole, formerly known as Camelot, he said. The grocer provides food and anything you need for a restaurant or community event, Quinn said. Everything is right there. GFS is also open to the public. The Wendys is one of the oldest in Pinellas County and will be totally redeveloped. A second public hearing and final vote on both projects will take place at the councils Nov. 26 meeting.Bay Pines VA renamed to honor Bill YoungWASHINGTON, D.C. President Barack Obama signed legislation Nov. 13 by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and others to rename the Bay Pines Veterans Administration Medical Center in Florida after the late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young. Nelson, who serves as a senior member of the Senates Armed Services Committee, was able to fast track the bill through the Senate, where it was approved Oct. 31 following House passage the week before. President Obama signed the bill Nov. 13. This is a fitting way to recognize Bill Youngs extraordinary legacy of public service and his unwavering support of our veterans, Nelson said. After 42 years in Congress, Young died Oct. 18 and was laid to rest in the Bay Pines National Cemetery Oct. 24 adjacent to the medical center that will now bear his name. According to the legislation, the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Bay Pines is now known as the C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. C.W. Bill YoungCOUNTYGreenlight Pinellas gets endorsementsAfter working with partners and colleagues for months to help craft a comprehensive transportation plan for the future of Pinellas County, members of the Greenlight Council fully endorsed the transportation blueprint they helped create during a Nov. 6 meeting at Pinellas Realtors Association, 4590 Ulmerton Road.... Page 6A.COMMUNITYRegistration still open for Turkey TrotBefore stuffing bellies full of turkey, cranberries, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels can participate in the annual Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot and sister races.... Page 10A.POLICEStudents on drugs hospitalizedFive students at Seminole Middle School ended up at a local hospital Monday afternoon after they ingested prescription medications illegally brought to school by a classmate. ... Page 8A.SEMINOLEMayor Waters goes to SomalilandIn October, Seminole Mayor Leslie Waters travelled to Somaliland to provide consulting services to elected local government officials and political party leaders in the East African country. ... Page 4A.Photo by BOB MCCLURESeminole Mall

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2A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 111413PINELLASSeminole7501 Seminole Blvd.1/2 Block North of Park Blvd. next to SunTrust(727) 391-6642Clearwater1932 Drew StreetProfessional Plaza 1 1/2 blocks West of Hercules(727) 441-3591S. Pasadena1155 Pasadena Ave.Next to Horse & Jockey British Pub Across from Blockbuster Video(727) 347-2938Palm Harbor35208 U.S. 19 N.Alderman Plaza Corner of Alderman Rd. & U.S. 19(727) 787-1866Largo Mall10500 Ulmerton Rd., Ste. 740Near Albertsons Facing Ulmerton Rd.(727) 586-5553St Petersburg1598 62nd Ave. N.SE corner of 16th St. & 62nd Ave. N.(727) 522-3692

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Seminole 3A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 101713 Holiday Piano ConcertGene Cipriano Master PianistSunday, December 1 at 3pmGene tickles the ivories in a fantastic one hour concert. Genes repertoire includes classical, folk and modern music. This is one concert you certainly do no want to miss! For more information please call727-410-4121112113 Friendship Community Church4321 Duhme Road Madeira Beach WE SHOP NU Save ...On Insurance!We can help you with all yourINSURANCE SERVICES! Homeowner Auto Condo FloodCall Today!727-544-1380 LOW COSTAll Insurance Co.AUTO HOME BUSINESS544-1380 INSURANCEInsurance@weshopnusave.com 102413 Serving Seminole for 35 Years Oil Changes Air Conditioning Tune-ups Check Engine Light Under the Hood Under the Auto Tires & Brakes Heating & Cooling Ignition & Electrical OIL & FILTER SPECIALIncludes 24 Point Safety InspectionUPTO5 QUARTS OF5W-30 OIL. MOSTCARS. EXP. 11-30-13 Jim HobsonASE Certified Master Mechanic ASE Advanced Engine Performance Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30-6pm Sat. 7:30-1pm Next to Pinch-A-Penny & Snyders TransmissionPick up and Delivery!112113GM & FORD SPECIALIST9660 Seminole Blvd., Suite B Seminole Computer Reprograming Available for GM & Ford Vehicles 1996-2013. Call For Appointment! We Can Fix It!727-437-0577 The Check Engine Light Means Lots of Things ...Ignore is not one of them!Complimentary Scan We accept most competitors coupons! $1595 TiresDid You Know We Repair Engine Noise JustinCredible MassageFriendly, Courteous & Experienced$15 OFF MassageFirst Time Clients Only ... Limited Time!9 Years Experience03713Specializing in Therapeutic Techniques(727) 667-1441Justin Maina, LMTLic. #MA47438www.JustinCredibleMassage.com FINANCING AVAILABLE! Dental Emergency? CALL 7 DAYS A WEEK 727-475-78663 Locations To Serve You!Pinellas 13611 Park Blvd., Suite G Seminole, FL 33776 Hillsborough 3814 West Bay Vista Ave. Tampa, FL 33611 Pasco 4122 Rowan Road New Port Richey, FL 34653 The patient or any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other services, examinations or treatment which is performed as a result of & within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Fees quoted are minimum fees only. Not valid with insurance. One per family. Extra fee for same day services & for implants. Additional services may be required at regula r fees. Endodontist, Orthodontist, Prosthedontist & Periodontist are licensed Florida associates. Free consultation, General Dentist only. 101013 FREECONSULTATION & OPINION Any procedure or treatment plan NEW PATIENT SPECIALFREE EXAM & X-RAYSValid w/Paid $89 Cleaning(D1110, D0150, D0274, D210) 2 FOR 1DENTURES OR PARTIALS(FROM $1,195.00)Not valid with other oers or prior service. Non-insurance patient. New Patients Only. Not valid with other oers or prior services.Not valid with other oers. BLACK FRIDAY SPECIALWhile Supplies Last 2 Days Only Friday, 11/29 & Saturday 11/30 Once A YearCLOSE OUT SALE!VACUUMBOUTIQUE& GIFTS12495 Seminole Blvd., Largo727-584-0532 FREE Item w/Purchase112113 Dyson $99(Remanufactured) 111413 112113 TOLL FREE 888-436-6463 www.belleaircoins.com1350 West Bay Drive Largo, FL 33770All Jewelry25% OFF Thanks-Giving-It-AwayFriday, Nov. 29 & Saturday, Nov. 30Sale 112113 Around SeminoleHistorical Society to meetSEMINOLE Terry Fortner will speak at the Seminole Historical Society meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., at the Holland G. Mangum Recreational Complex, 9100 113th St., Room 210B. Admission is free and this event is open to the public. Fortner is the granddaughter of Myrtle Scharrer Betz. Betzs father homesteaded what is now Caladesi Island. After her mother died, she lived alone on the island with her father and wrote a book about her experiences. Fortner wrote a cookbook of her grandmothers recipes. For more information, call 391-1433.Womens Leadership meeting setSEMINOLE The Womens Leadership Council will meet at the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 7985 113th St. N., Thursday, Nov. 21, 8 a.m. This months guest speaker will be City Clerk Rose Benoit. Call 392-3245 for more information.Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets weeklySEMINOLE Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:15 p.m., at Lake Seminole Squares Roskamp Auditorium, 8333 Seminole Blvd. This weeks speaker is Jason Jackman of WalkWise Tampa Bay. Hell be speaking on pedestrian safety. For more information, call Steve Zazzaro at 432-3544.Suncoast Singers to performSEMINOLE Suncoast Singers will perform at Faith Presbyterian Church, 11501 Walker St., Saturday, Nov. 23, 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $26 for dinner and the concert; $24 each for tables of eight; and $16 for concert only. The performance will benefit the churchs Honduras Mission Team. There also will be a silent auction. For more information, call 453-9061.Free CPR class availableSEMINOLE Seminole Fire Rescue will host a CPR class on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m., at Fire Station 29, 11195 113th St. N., in the upstairs classroom. This community education course is intended for individuals that have a desire to learn important basic life saving skills. Fun and informative, the class will build knowledge and confidence that an individual can use during an emergency. The classes do not qualify as employment BLS certification classes. Parking is available at the rear of the fire station, accessible off of 70th Avenue North. Please plan on attending three hours of informative, interactive training, working with manikins and role-playing. All classes are free. However, if a basic credential is needed, there is a fee of $5. Space is limited. Call 393-8711, ext. 210 to reserve a spot.Freaky Friday event plannedSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., will offer a Freaky Friday event for children kindergarten through fifth grade on Friday, Dec. 6, 7 to 11 p.m. There is a preschool program available at the same location from 7 to 10 p.m. for 3to 5-year-olds. Decembers theme is Very Merry Unbirthday and will feature bounce houses, piatas, party games and more. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Admission includes one slice of cake and a juice. Call 391-8345 for more information.SPC to host gallery talk and receptionSEMINOLE St. Petersburg College Seminoles campus, 9200 113th St. N., will host a gallery talk, followed by a reception, at its Digitorium on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 12:30 p.m. The show, Full Circle, including 24 works from the Gulf Coast Museum of Art collection, selected from the SPC Foundation College Collection. Coming full circle, this exhibit delves into the 73-year history of the Gulf Coast Museum of Art and its renowned contemporary art collection.Holiday Illuminated Night Parade setSEMINOLE The 9th annual Holiday Illuminated Night Parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. on 113th Street North from the Seminole Mall to the Seminole Recreation complex. This event is co-sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seminole. For more information, call the Chamber at 392-3245.Childrens martial arts program offeredSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreational Complex, 9100 113th St. N., offers a martial arts program for children ages 5 through 12 on Mondays, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. Master Ryan Dean, a 7th degree black belt Okinawan instructor who teaches at the Dojo Academy in Largo, leads classes. Cost is $45 per month for members and $67.50 per month for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345. See AROUND SEMINOLE, page 4A

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4A Seminole Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013Chamber president to meet with publicSEMINOLE Seminole Chamber of Commerce President Roger Edelman will be at Chick-fil-A, 10790 Park Blvd. N., Monday, Nov. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Edelman will talk about the Chamber and the future goals for business development in the City of Seminole. Call 392-3245 for more information.Seminole Recreation offers new Family Yoga, Hip Hop classesSEMINOLE Two new classes are offered at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N. Family Yoga takes place Fridays, 6 to 7 p.m., and Hip Hop takes place Wednesdays, 6:15 to 7 p.m. Family Yoga is for ages 3 years and older. Strengthen family bonds and cultivate strength with this yoga practice that is especially designed for everyone in the family. Cost for members is $5 per person per class and $7.50 for nonmembers. Hip Hop classes are for children ages 6 to 10. Children will develop coordination, balance, and increase self-confidence while learning new and hip dances. Cost for members is $40 per month and $60 for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345.Free West Coast Swing dance lessons offeredSEMINOLE Free West Coast Swing dance lessons are offered on Fridays, 6 p.m., at Crystal Blue Ballroom, 10527 Park Blvd. N. Lessons are free for anyone under the age of 30. Call Renee at 698-0171 for more information.Kiwanis Breakfast Club meets Tuesday morningsSEMINOLE The Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole meets Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. in the third floor card room at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd. On the second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, the group features speakers from different organizations. Visit kiwanisseminolebreakfast.com or call 319-8343 for more information.Seminole Recreation enrolling kids in Winter CampSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., is now enrolling children in kindergarten through sixth grade for its Winter Camps. The camps will be held Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27, and Monday, Dec. 30 through Friday, Jan. 3, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants will engage in games, sports, crafts, and a field trip. In addition to the regular camp program, Seminole Recreation is also offering a cooking camp during the first week of break and a science camp during the second week. Cooking camp will include food projects, nutritional games and a lunch field trip. Science camp will include experiments in earth science, physics and chemistry, as well as a museum field trip. Recreation staff teaches all camps. Camp is closed for Christmas Day and New Years Day. Participants must have a valid recreation card. Call 391-8345 for more information. AROUND SEMINOLE, from page 3AFrom Seminole to Somaliland and backMayor Leslie Waters travels to Somaliland as consultant to local government officials, political partiesSEMINOLE In October, Seminole Mayor Leslie Waters travelled to Somaliland to provide consulting services to elected local government officials and political party leaders in the East African country. Mayor Waters was sent by the International Republican Institute and the U.S. Agency for International Development, two international support organizations. The purpose of this assignment was to work with city councilors and mayors in Somaliland. Her training forums focused on how to be more effective government officials; how to improve communications with the people of Somaliland; how important it is that elected and party officials work together on outreach events; and the significance of the planning and hosting of Town Hall meetings. Mayor Waters, with the oversight of the IRI Somaliland Country Director Bojan Ristic, and consulting partner Steve Pier, of Occident and Orient Development in Texas, trained over 150 people. Professions of attendees included physicians, camel and goat herders, fishermen, religious sheiks, educators and small business owners. Working with the good people of Somaliland was truly a humbling experience, said Mayor Waters, an experience where it was my intention to help make a difference in helping to enhance their democracy and improve the political process for the benefit of all Somalilanders. Somaliland is an unrecognized, self-declared defacto sovereign state that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia. They have been a democracy for only 22 years. The countrys government is comprised of a president, cabinet, parliament and three branches of national government, as well as local government with mayors and councilors. Those who attended the training gained a great deal of knowledge on how to be effective elected officials, how to organize and plan community outreach events, and to how to better communicate constituents in their villages and communities, Mayor Waters said. Political parties benefited from trainings on how to help elected officials be successful, and how to grow their party influence and membership.Photo by MEGAN BADASCHA row of local shops in Somaliland. Canned food collectionPhotos courtesy of MAYOR LESLIE WATERSAll goods collected during the fifth annual Seminole citywide canned food drive were recently delivered to Aldersgate Methodist Church Interfaith Food Pantry. From left are Barb Nickse, city staff; Mayor Leslie Waters, Rose Benoit, city clerk; and Councilman Jim Quinn with some of the donations collected at Seminole City Hall. Above, Freedom Square was another drop-off location for this years canned food drive. From left are Councilor Jim Quinn, Mayor Leslie Waters, Mike Mason and Diane Vandiver. Left, the Seminole Recreation Centers Teen Board assisted with this years canned food drive. From left are Lewis Morgan, Alexis Hagenlocher, McKenzie Augusta, Alexis Morgan and Tess Augusta. Photos courtesy of RON STEPHENSAbove, dozens of members of Save the Tides protested the proposed re-zoning of the Tides Golf Course for residential use outside of Wells Fargo, 7700 Seminole Blvd., on Nov. 16. The group is fighting a re-zoning request submitted to the Pinellas County Commission by Wells Fargo and developer Taylor Morrison. Right, Save the Tides members Liddora Beckwith, left, and Louise Wollen.Tides re-zoning protest Here and There Here and ThereSt. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show setST. PETERSBURG Now entering its 36th year, the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, the largest in-water boat show on Floridas Gulf Coast, will be presented Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 5-8, at the Progress Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park. This years show is bigger than ever before with expanded in-water displays featuring nearly 300 exhibitors and hundreds of boats displayed both in-water and on land, an extensive schedule of educational marine seminars from Sail America, kids fishing clinics presented by the nonprofit Hook The Future, refreshments and live musical entertainment along an expansive waterfront area. Convenient transportation includes plenty of onsite parking at municipal parking garages surrounding the show grounds, in addition to the Downtown Looper Trolley. The St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show is endorsed and sponsored by Sail America, presented by Lincoln and sponsored by Budweiser, Goslings, Sail Magazine and Power & Motoryacht Magazine. For information, call 954-764-7642 or 800-9407642, or visit ShowManagement.com.Death by Chocolate returns to LargoLARGO The Rotary Club of Largo will present the 18th annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser bringing hundreds of people with a love for chocolate together in the name of charity Friday, Dec. 6, 7 to 9 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. The event will feature thousands of all-you-can-eat delectable, mouth watering chocolate creations by the local restaurants that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Enjoy complimentary champagne, a silent auction and entertainment encompassed by the holiday lights illuminating Largo Central Park. Organized on Rotarys motto of Service Above Self, the local club anticipates raising $30,000 to serve the needs of our areas underprivileged youth this year alone. Founded more than 50 years ago, the club has donated more than $300,000 to local youth initiatives. Visit www.largorotary.com.SPCREA to meetThe South Pinellas Retired Teachers Association will meet Thursday, Dec. 12, 11 a.m., at the Teppanyaki Grill and Supreme Buffet, 391 34th St. N., St. Petersburg. The buffet costs $6.99. The meeting will begin at noon with an activity planned by the hospitality committee. The December meeting will feature a white elephant auction and seasonal music. Meetings are open to all who have worked in the field of education whether here in Florida or elsewhere, including teachers, support personnel and administrators. The group meets second Thursdays from October through May. For information, email Joyce Walters at jellen1943@yahoo.com.Here We Grow seeks donations for drivesDUNEDIN Here We Grow Foundation, Inc. is currently seeking donations for its fall drives. Fall harvest diaper drive The foundation is accepting donations Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for its diaper bank at 1171 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Needed items include diapers, childrens underwear, pull-ups, baby wipes, diaper rash cream and other items. Thanksgiving food drive Here We Grow is seeking donations of items that will make great additions to Thanksgiving dinner for needy families. Donations will be accepted through Nov. 22. Thanksgiving blankets will be distributed to families Nov. 25-27. Family Christmas giveaway. Sponsorships will be accepted through Nov. 29. The organization will distribute the family Christmas packages Dec.9-13. Donations can be taken to 1171 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Ideas include one gift that the whole family can share; one gift per adult, one-two toys per child, one-two clothing items per child, and food items for a Christmas meal. Call 1-888-958-2788 or email herewegrowfoundation@ymail.com.

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Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 110812 112113 Outdoors 5A Photo courtesy of PHILLIP R. CONNELLGarrett Connell, a senior at Seminole High School, earned his Eagle Scout rank on Nov. 11. Connell is a member of Troop 279, which is supported by the Seminole Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. To earn this rank, Connell worked with the park rangers at Fort DeSoto Park on a beach preservation project. In recent years, stretches of the beach have suffered from erosion, and the park rangers along with the Pinellas County Parks and Recreation Department have tried to mitigate the erosion by planting sea oats. The sea oats root systems create and maintain dune systems, which help withstand beach erosion and provide a natural habitat for wildlife. In May 2012, Connell held a car wash fundraiser to raise the $400 needed to purchase the sea oats. On June 9, 2012, he organized and led a group of 50 volunteers to plant approximately 4,000 sea oat plants at a designated area of Fort DeSoto Beach. Connell is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Math Honor Society, and plays varsity soccer. He is in the process of applying to various universities and plans to major in pre-med.Eagle ScoutRedfish abound where schools of mullet are foundA combination of events has all played a part in what has been an amazing week on the water. Full moon tides, huge schools of pre-spawn mullet and a lot of cloud cover set the stage for a great redfish bite. Find the mullet and the redfish will be right with them. During the high tide the mullet have been bunching up in a typical pre-spawn pattern. As the thousands of mullet jump and belly roll about the reds are hanging below waiting for a chance at an easy meal. Live bait has been the ticket this week. However, cut bait or artificials would work as well. With a resurgence of bait into the area after our last cold front, baiting up each day has been easy. Look for the big schools of pilchards to be found all along the beach as long as we have an offshore wind. What-else Cooler water has begun to funnel the larger trout back into the shallows. Typical winter-time holding spots would be deep grass around many of the spoil islands as well as the edges of shallow grass flats were it sharply drops off to a deeper secondary flat. As long as the bait stays in the area so will our migratory fish. Kingfish and Spanish mackerel fishing has been red hot this week. Big Spanish mackerel can be found up and down the beach. Anchoring and live chumming will produce constant action from a variety of fish including the occasional cobia. Running larger bait such as a small jack crevalle under a balloon will put you in the kingfish game.Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson@hotmail.com. To get a fish photo in the paper, send the photo along with your name, when and where it was caught to editorial@TBNweekly.com or mail it to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wellerstein Nature eventsBrooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursday, Nov. 21, 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.Brooker to offer wildlife hikeTARPON SPRINGS A free wildlife hike will be offered Friday, Nov. 22, 9 to 11 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will join an experienced naturalist as they hike along boardwalks and natural trails at Brooker Creek Preserve. This will be a learning experience for everyone. Participants should come prepared with binoculars, cameras and questions. Advance registration is required. To register, call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org.Brooker to host photography hikeTARPON SPRINGS A free, guided photography hike will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. In a brief classroom session, local photographers and master naturalists Karl and Kathleen Nichter will highlight the seasonal features that help participants capture the natural beauty of the preserve, then hike the boardwalk and trails looking for those shots that reflect the season. The hike is recommended for adults and children 12 and older. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brook ercreekpreserve.org. Brooker to host guided hikeTARPON SPRINGS A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will take a walk through time on a guided hike. Participants will have an opportunity to look at how the land has changed over time and discuss the ecological footprints left by those changes. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. All ages are welcome; although children 5 and younger may find this hike challenging. Preregistration is required. Visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org or call 453-6800.Weedon to host guided hikeST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 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. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonis landpreserve.org.Fort De Soto to offer guided walkTIERRA VERDE A free, guided nature walk will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 to 11 a.m., at Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Guests will enjoy the beauty of Fort De Soto Park with a one-hour nature walk great for the entire family. A guided walk on the arrowhead trail is planned. To register and for tour information and meeting locations, call 552-1862. Visit www.pinellas county.org/park.Fort De Soto to offer guided walkTIERRA VERDE A free, guided nature walk will be offered Sunday, Nov. 24, 10 to 11 a.m., at Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Guests will enjoy a one-hour nature walk great for the entire family. A guided walk on the beach trail is planned. To register and for tour information and meeting locations, call 552-1862. Visit www.pinellas county.org/park.Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon will be presented Thursday, Nov. 28, 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 Book Club to meet TARPON SPRINGS The Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve will host the Brooker Book Club Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. The club meets first Saturdays and is geared toward adults. The clubs book list includes works by Florida authors, past and present, with archeology, biography, politics and history storylines. The November book is The Control of Nature by John McPhee. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org. Botany hike setTARPON SPRINGS A botany hike will be offered Friday, Dec. 13, 9 to 11 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 4536800 or visit www.brookercreek preserve.org.

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6A County Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 HELPING FAMILIES MAKE THE BEST CARE CHOICES ROOTH & ROOTH, P.A.Gilbert Rooth & Susan A. Rooth, Elder Law Attorneys Offices located in Seminole Mall 11201 Park Blvd., Suite 21 Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-4768 WWW.ROOTHLAW.COM ASSET PROTECTION, NURSING HOME MEDICAID WILLS-TRUSTS-PROBATE, ADVANCED DIRECTIVES 011713 103113 Telling our readers about local business since 1977. Phone Don Minie at727-409-5252or email minie408@gmail.com We like to write about local family businesses and feel this is one wed like to recommend. This is not an owner absentee business. An owner is always there for you. Big Tires and More is a business that people can feel safe putting their trust in. Specializing in new tires, custom wheels and professional tire repair services, they provide excellent service for any type of automotive issue you may encounter. Since 1975 they have kept their promise of getting customers back on the road and riding safely. 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Visit: www.premieroutdoorkitchensandgrills.com for more information, or Ph: 727.812.1762.PREMIER OUTDOOR KITCHENS & GRILLS has the latest and greatest grills!Visit: www.premieroutdooritchensandgrills.com and click on PORTFOLIO to see the beautiful designs available. 020713 101713 092613 The Styling Centerat West Bay Clippers our 28th year 1901 West Bay Drive ~ Largo www.westbayclippers.comMonday thru Friday 8:30-6pm Saturday 8:30-4pm112113 727-581-3637 Color, Haircut & Lite Dry Cap Frost and Blow Dry Partial Foil Highlites (Full Foil add S30) Redken Perm(includes haircut)Your Choice$35 Endorsements coming in for Greenlight PinellasCLEARWATER After working with partners and colleagues for months to help craft a comprehensive transportation plan for the future of Pinellas County, members of the Greenlight Council fully endorsed the transportation blueprint they helped create during a Nov. 6 meeting at Pinellas Realtors Association, 4590 Ulmerton Road. The Greenlight Council, made up of local civic, business and government leaders, had asked for independent validation of financial assumptions for parts of the plan before granting approval. Those portions involve plans outlining proposed bus improvements and the implementation of a future light rail line. Scrubbing the numbers and being able to answer the publics question, If I give you my penny, can you do what you say youre going to do? with a resounding yes is very important and unusual, said Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority Chairman Ronnie Duncan. Its unusual to do this kind of detailed analysisFlorida strikes gold with record tourism in the third quarter By SUZETTE PORTERState and local officials are celebrating a banner year for tourism. More people visited Florida during the third quarter of 2013 than ever before, according to preliminary estimates released Nov. 15 by Visit Florida, the states tourism marketing corporation. About 22.9 million visitors came to Florida from July to September, an increase of 1.7 percent over the same time last year. Because every 85 visitors to our state supports one Florida job; a growing tourism industry equates to more jobs for Florida families and a stronger economy, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said in a press release. Estimates show that 72.6 million visitors made Florida their destination through the first three quarters of 2013 up 3.4 percent over last year. Visitor spending from January through August statewide was $51.8 billion, a year-over-year increase of 5.8 percent. Direct travel-related employment grew by 2.8 percent, providing an additional 29,700 jobs. So far this year, were up nearly 2.5 million visitors who increased their spending by almost $3 billion, led by a double digit increase in international visitors, said Tammy Gustafson, chair of Visit Floridas board of directors. This continued momentum is a testament to the strength of Visit Floridas marketing efforts, the power of the Sunshine State brand and the dedication of the nearly 1.1 million Floridians who work in the states tourism industry. According to Visit Florida, 19.5 million domestic visitors came to Florida during the third quarter of 2013 a 0.5 percent increase over 2012. About 2.9 million overseas visitors included Florida in their travel plans a 10 percent increase from last year, and 516,000 visited the state from Canada a 2.9 percent increase. Record visitor numbers equate to record spending, said Will Seccombe, president and CEO of Visit Florida. With taxable sales up, occupancy rates up, rental car collections up, bed taxes up and average daily room rates up, Floridas tourism industry has never been stronger.Pinellas enjoys record-setting yearPinellas County officials also are celebrating a new record. Bed tax collections topped $31 million during fiscal year 2013 the highest in the countys history. The Pinellas County Tax Collectors Office reported Nov. 5 that over a three-year period, 2011 to 2013, bed tax collections have increased, 7.7 percent in 2011, 12.3 percent in 2012 and another 8 percent in 2013. According to D.T. Minich, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater executive director, reaching the $30 million level is a significant milestone. Collecting $30,000 in bed tax allows Pinellas to meet the states criteria of a high impact tourism county. Local officials could add an additional penny to its bed tax, an increase from five cents to six cents. Bed tax collections pay for tourism marketing, beach restoration, bonds on area sports stadiums and other tourism-related initiativesST. PETERSBURG On the heels of a new annual record for all-time ridership, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority continues to post exceptionally strong ridership numbers as it starts its new fiscal year. In October, the agency provided 1,278,051 rides making for the second highest total for October in agency history. October 2012 was highest ever. PSTA officials said although ridership was up on their regular routes last month, the temporary closing of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for a movie shoot dropped shuttle ridership between CMA and Winters Dolphin Tale Adventure by more than 15,000 as compared to October 2012. When you consider the probable impact the new movie will have on our economy, the short term dip in ridership is nothing compared to the increases that were expecting after the movie opens, said PSTA spokesperson Bob Lasher. In the meantime, PSTA leaders continue working to find ways to meet the growing demand for ridership and to ease overcrowding on many routes. Agency leaders are also encouraged by the fact that the demand for service remains strong even though fuel prices have dropped precipitously over the past few weeks. They say that its very common for riders to continue using transit when fuel prices drop, since monthly bus passes are still cheaper than the average fill-up and they enjoy the stress relief of not having to drive on crowded roads. For more information, visit www.PSTA.net. To access real time bus information, visit www.Ride PSTA.net. Call the PSTA InfoLine at 540-1900. at this point in the process and for that I commend PSTA and its partners in this process. After receiving validation of the Greenlight Pinellas financial assumptions from experts at Ernst and Young and HNTB Corporation, the council unanimously voted to endorse the plan. Members will now take the plan to Pinellas County Commissioners and request that a funding proposal be placed on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Over the next few weeks, county staff will work with PSTA to craft ballot language for the referendum asking voters to change transit funding in Pinellas County from its current .7305 mill property tax to a one percent sales tax. That process will include a Commission workshop on Dec. 3 and a public hearing tentatively scheduled for Dec. 10. To learn more about the plan, along with supporting study documentation, visit www.greenlight pinellas.com.PSTA ridership continues to grow under the direction of the countys Convention and Visitors Bureau. Fifty-three percent of the tax goes to marketing and operations, 20 percent to debt service, 16 percent to reserves, 9 percent to beach nourishment and 2 percent pays for the Tax Collectors services. Minich attributes marketing efforts by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, the countys destination marketing organization, for the record year. This is a result of aggressive marketing and very targeted messaging, Minich said. A lot has changed during the past several years, including our marketing approach. Were not relying on print as much, which gives us the ability to better target online within our feeder markets. Visit St. Pete/Clearwater revealed its marketing plan for 2014 on Nov. 13. The plan includes a first-ofits-kind nationwide marketing partnership with Floridas Natural, workplace elevator videos and snow-centric guerrilla marketing in cold-weather feeder markets and a continued evolution of the St. Pete/Clearwater brand that encourages visitors to Live Amplified, according to a press release. Officials say the new direction showcases the youthful vibrancy and diversity visitors experience in the St. Pete/Clearwater area, from soaking in the sunshine to rocking a kayak through mangroves to diving into the mind of Dali. Weve worked very hard to re-invent the St. Pete/Clearwater brand over the last six years, said VSPC Deputy Director David Downing. So this amped-up evolution is built upon a solid foundation, one based on market research and proven results of consistent tourism growth across our target markets. The plan also incorporates a shot of adrenaline for St. Pete/Clearwater logo, which will be bursting into 3-D print, and pulsing and spinning via animation in video and online. The logo will appear on 12 million Floridas Natural orange juice cartons in supermarkets throughout the United States starting in January. A St. Pete/Clearwater vacation sweepstakes teaser will appear on the front panel of the cartons, and a side panel ad will encourage people to enter for a chance to win a trip to the natural choice for a beach getaway. St. Pete/Clearwater is ready to begin its winter marketing campaign in New York and Chicago. Street-level advertising in Toronto will entice visitors with slogans such as We salt margaritas, not sidewalks.

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This years event is Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to noon, at Fort De Soto Park. Ride & Run with the Stars has taken place the first Saturday in December since 1983. The event was the brainchild of three former deputies, Michael Platt, Scott Stiner and Gary Herbine. Back in those days, employees of the Sheriffs Office would donate their own money to try to help families and children they knew needed help, especially during the holidays. But the need was too great. They couldnt do enough on their own. So, Platt, who retired as a captain and now works at the Sheriffs Office as range master, Stiner, now a retired captain, and Herbine, a retired lieutenant, came up with the idea to have a bicycle riding event at Fort De Soto to raise money for the children. It was a very simple thing, but it really took off and grew, Jowell said. Now, its the 20th anniversary. The event is the largest law enforcement organized holiday charity fundraiser in the Tampa Bay area. Over the years, more than $500,000 in donations and proceeds have gone to the Sheriffs Christmas Sharing Project. The money helps fulfill the wish lists of children, some known to the Sheriffs Office because they were involved with cases of violent crime. Others may come from families who were victims of economic crime. All have interacted with the sheriffs office for some reason. The families fill out an application and provide a wish list of needs. Members of the Christmas Sharing Project closely vet each family to make sure they arent getting help elsewhere and truly have a need. We spend hours going over the applications, Jowell said. The children dont ask for anything big, he said. The wish lists dont include the latest gaming console or newest phone. Its humbling to see that, he said. They ask for clothes, underwear, socks. We have teens asking for their very first bike. They ask for simple things. For the past few years, Bechtel Financial has donated bicycles and others have donated helmets. Jowell said Bechtel would be donating bicycles again this year. Helmets will come from the sheriffs office. No monetary goal has been set for this years event, just as much as we can possibly get, Jowell said. In recent years, the Ride & Run with the Stars has brought in between $40,000 to $50,000. More than a 100 volunteers from the sheriffs agency and others will gather at the Target on Tyrone Boulevard, which will open two hours early Dec. 17, to shop for each child on their list. It is likely that some wont get everything they requested. We purchase as much as we can, he said. It all depends on the number of children. Any leftover money pays for food for a holiday meal. Jowell said the sheriffs office usually collaborates with a local grocery store, in past years it has been Publix. Families get a gift certificate they can use to buy a turkey and sides. Prior to Christmas Day, Community Policing deputies play Santa and personally deliver the gifts to the families. Theyre all appreciative of what they receive, Jowell said. These families dont have a sense of entitlement.About the eventJowell said planning for Ride & Run with the Stars is a year-round activity, which contributes to its success. The main events focus on bicycling, running and walking. All activities take place within the scenic beauty of Fort De Soto Park. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Dec. 7. Advance registration is available online at www.rideandrunwith thestars.comor pick up a form at the Sheriffs Office, 10750 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Registration fee is $35 a person, which includes the selected race, a long-sleeve logo T-shirt (for the first 750 registrants), food and giveaways. For the $35 fee, participants can choose between the 25 mile run, which begins at 8 a.m.; a 10K Family Bike Ride, which starts at 8:15 a.m.; 5K certified race, which begins at 8:30 a.m.; or the 1-mile fun walk/skate, with a start time of 8:45 a.m. Parking fees at Fort De Soto Park are waived for registered participants. Jowell said the 5K chipped race was a first-time event. The electronic chips will accurately monitor each runners time. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each age group. He said the new event was part of the effort to make the event better every year. Lots of activities are planned and everyone is welcome whether they participate in one of the main events or not, Jowell said. The public can cheer on the racers, take part in a silent auction which is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. where bids will be taken on sports gear, getaways and gift baskets. Everyone is invited to test his or her climbing skills on the 25-foot Everest Challenge or browse the wares at the arts and crafts booths. A favorite event for many is a visit for Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elf, who are expected to arrive in a Sheriffs helicopter at 10 a.m. Jowell said the children always enjoy their visit with Santa, and they receive a small gift, such as a coloring book and Crayons or a stuffed animal. Special drawings and presentations are scheduled at 10:15 a.m. Grand prizes are high quality bicycles. Its definitely a good holiday event, Jowell said. We play Christmas music and set up Christmas trees. The surroundings are beautiful. Its a good time to interact with the community. Registration fees help fund the Sheriffs Christmas Sharing Project. Other money comes from sponsors and private donations. Almost all the money is spent on children and their families because the cost of the event is very low due to the many volunteers. For information about Ride & Run with the Stars sponsorship opportunities, registration and giveaways, call Jowell at 582-5959. For information about the Sheriffs Christmas Sharing Project or to adopt a family, call Sandra Garcia-Olivares at 582-6465. Volunteers and sponsors can sign up and donations can be made online at www.rideandrunwith thestars.com.

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Units arrived to find smoke on the second floor of the structure, and after investigating, they determined that it was a burned-up motor on an air conditioning unit, which was the source, according to a fire report.Students hospitalized after taking drugsSEMINOLE Five students at Seminole Middle School ended up at a local hospital Monday afternoon after they ingested prescription medications illegally brought to school by a classmate. Elizabeth Sauls, 14, of Madeira Beach, an eighth grade student at the middle school, 8701 131st St. N., brought the prescription medication hydroxyzine, which she took from her parents, to the school this morning. She distributed the medication to at least four other female eighth graders, and she took the drug herself. Later in the afternoon, the five teens began to feel ill. They were taken to a local hospital about 2 p.m. as a precaution. The Pinellas County Sheriffs Office reported Monday evening that their condition was non-life-threatening. Sauls will be charged with one felony count of dispensing medication without a license and a misdemeanor count of possession of a prescription medication without a prescription. According to drugs.com, hydroxyzine reduces activity in the central nervous system. Hydroxyzine can cause side effects that may impair thinking or reactions, among other things.Man arrested in accidental shootingSEMINOLE A Seminole man was arrested Nov. 18 after accidentally shooting a 17 year old under his care. James Harrison Wolf, who has prior convictions of crimes in California, is being held on $7,500 bond at the Pinellas County Jail. He is charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Wolf also is a registered sex offender.According to the Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives the shooting happened just before midnight Sunday, Nov. 17, at a private residence on Anchorage Circle in Seminole. Detectives said Taylor Titus, 17, left his home about 9 p.m. without telling his caregivers, James Wolf, 55, and Nancy Wolf, 56, and returned home shortly before midnight. When Titus got home, Wolf was preparing to go to sleep and had turned off all the lights in the home. Wolf then heard a noise coming from the back of the home, grabbed his handgun and went to check his residence. Wolf noticed a subject near the backdoor and ordered him to freeze. The subject began to walk toward Wolf. Wolf then fired one shot, hitting the subject. When the subject stumbled toward Wolf, he realized it was Titus. Titus was transported to a local hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries.WKMJ 102.1 FM taken off the airPINELLAS PARK Officers with the Pinellas Park Police Departments Community Redevelopment Area Policing unit and investigators from the Federal Communications Commission wrapped up an investigation Nov. 15 of a pirate radio station operating within the city limits of Pinellas Park. Investigators determined that Joseph Kervenson, 27, of Kenneth City was listed as the CEO of the pirate radio station using the call letters of WKMJ 102.1 FM. According to a report from Pinellas Park police, the radio station was broadcasting over the FM airways without licensing from the FCC a third degree felony in the state of Florida. During the investigation, officers seized the radio transmitter and antenna used for the illegal broadcast. The business located at 6251 Park Blvd. Suite 9-F in Pinellas Park was secured and the radio broadcast was terminated. Kervenson was charged with unauthorized transmissions to, or interference with, a public or commercial radio station licensed by the FCC. He was booked into the Pinellas County Jail. Bond was set at $5,000.Sheriff announces zero-tolerance for DUI By SUZETTE PORTERPinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri notified his staff Nov. 11 of a new zero-tolerance DUI policy. Driving while impaired by alcohol or controlled substances is not only illegal, it is dangerous and causes serious injury and death, Gualtieri said in his written notice. As members of law enforcement we must set an example for our community and adhere personally to the laws we enforce. Moreover, we must do the right thing and driving while impaired is doing the wrong thing. Every person who drives while impaired makes the bad decision to do so it is a conscious decision and a choice that disregards human life. Before Gualtieri changed the policy, members of the sheriffs office charged with a DUI would receive a seven-day suspension if they had no prior disciplines on their record. The existing general orders allows a discipline range from a seven-day suspension to termination. Gualtieri said, We have experienced more member involved DUIs recently, this troubles me greatly and it is something that must stop. Again the decision to drive impaired is a conscious decision and one that can easily be avoided. Gualtieri said the new policy applied only to DUI charges after the new policy went into effect Nov. 11. He communicated the new policy so everyone was aware in advance of the consequences of their actions. Effective immediately I will no longer impose the minimum seven-day suspension for DUIs and the consequence for any member of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office who operates a vehicle while above the legal alcohol limit of .08 percent blood alcohol content, or is convicted of a DUI will be termination of employment, Gualtieri said. This will be automatic and exceptions will not be made for anyone regardless of rank or position within the agency. Gualtieri said if a member of the sheriffs office refuses to blow during the criminal investigation, as is done now, a member of the Administrative Investigative Division would go to the jail and require an administrative blow. If the blow shows an alcohol level of .08 percent or higher, the employee would be terminated. I never want to be in the position of having to terminate anyones employment; however, I also do not want to be the one knocking on the door of someones home at 2 a.m. telling them that their loved one was killed by a DUI driver especially one that works for PCSO. There is an easy solution to avoid any consequence of this new policy dont drive while impaired.Results of Operation Safe Families availableLARGO Sheriff Bob Gualtieri recently announced the results of Operation Safe Families, a month-long Florida Sheriffs Task Force statewide operation targeting subjects wanted for domestic violence and writs of bodily attachment for non-support. Operation Safe Families began on Oct. 13 and ran through Saturday, Nov. 9. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcements 2012 Uniform Crime Report, 108,046 domestic violence offenses were reported to law enforcement agencies last year, and 202 individuals died as a result of domestic violence, which represents approximately 20 percent of all homicides in the state of Florida. In an effort to create a renewed consciousness and make the public aware of the very serious problem of domestic violence, the Florida Sheriffs Task Force launched Operation Safe Families. The initiative set out to target two classes of fugitives outstanding warrants for domestic violence and writs of bodily attachment for non-payment of child support. Across the state, 33 sheriffs offices joined the effort. The monthlong operation resulted in more than 5,500 arrest charges, including service of 387 domestic violence warrants and 772 writs of bodily attachment. The unified effort also was successful in making 2,586 probable cause arrests for domestic violence and in placing 89 children into protective custody. Additional arrests stem from other domestic violence related charges, among them resisting arrest with violence and without violence. Domestic violence impacts the lives of countless families and innocent children. Besides the immediate physical pain and emotional trauma often caused by domestic violence, I am greatly concerned because it is a cyclical behavior that harms the growth and development of the next generation our children. While the formal task force known as Operation Safe Families has ended, citizens should rest assured knowing that no matter what day it is, the sheriffs of Florida will continue working to combat domestic violence, Gualtieri said. The partnership between law enforcement agencies, certified domestic violence centers and the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence is critical in our collective efforts to ensure that perpetrators are held accountable for their violence. We always encourage anyone needing assistance to contact their local certified domestic violence center or the statewide Florida Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800500-1119, said Tiffany Carr, president and CEO for the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence.Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri Photo courtesy of CLEARWATER FIRE AND RESCUEFirefighters determined that a motor on an air conditioning unit was the cause of smoke at Crabby Bills Restaurant. James Harrison Wolf

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The Wingding begins at 7 a.m. and costs $18 in advance or $23 on race day; the 5K Fun Run begins at 7:30 a.m. and costs $18 in advance or $23 on race day; the 1mile Gobbler begins at 8:30 a.m. and costs $14 in advance or $15 on race day. The 10K Turkey Trot starts at 8:45 a.m. and costs $18 in advance or $23 on race day, and the Clearwater Challenge begins at 7 a.m. and costs $35 in advance or $40 on race day. Competitors can register online at www.tampabay.com/turkeytrot, or at Fit 2 Run in either St. Petersburg or Tampa. The cost of registration includes the race, a T-shirt and goodies at the end of the race, said Skip Rogers, race director. People can register early through Friday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. For a full list of onsite registration locations, see the website. Late registration is available at limited locations through Monday, Nov. 25, at 3 p.m. Early T-shirt pickup and lastchance registration is available at the following times and locations: Monday, Nov. 25 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Bright House Networks, Westfield Countryside Mall on the second floor mall entrance near JC Penney, 27001 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Online registrants can pick up their race numbers with their confirmation number and/or their T-shirt with race number and Tshirt tag. Tuesday, Nov. 26 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Fit 2 Run, 256 Second St. N., St. Petersburg. Online registrants can pick up their race numbers with their confirmation number and/or T-shirt with race number and T-shirt tag. The Turkey Trot Kickoff Party is set for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Jack White Stadium at Clearwater High School, 540 S. Hercules Ave. Money needs to be the exact amount in cash or check format. The public is invited to enjoy a fun, free evening that includes live music, games, snacks, and the chance to buy official Turkey Trot merchandise in preparation for race day. Racers also will be able to pick up their T-shirts and race numbers. Its a community event, Rogers said. Wednesday night is like Homecoming. We provide free food and drinks, and people come out and sign up for Turkey Trot. We get college kids who come home for the holidays and they meet either at Turkey Trot or the day before. They can meet up with friends who they wouldnt otherwise have time to see. The race began in 1978 at Howard Park in Tarpon Springs and was on a Saturday and run by the YMCA. The director was from Buffalo, N.Y. He said, We do it on Thanksgiving morning, Rogers said. We kind of looked at him like he was nuts. But we moved it to Thanksgiving morning and we had 999 people who were at the race. And its naturally grown from that. Last year we had a record of 17,678 who ran it. The Clearwater Challenge is the newest addition to the race, which was added last year, Rogers said. A number of competitors already were doing it and nicknamed it the Turk-Can-Do, he said, and they asked if it could be made official. I interviewed a lot of people last year who were doing the challenge, and their interpretation was that it was a challenge, Rogers said. Those runners could easily do any one of the races, but doing all three is an extra challenge, especially since there is about a half mile from the finish line back to the start of the course and having to make it back there in time for the next race to begin. So in all, the runners are completing about 11.3 miles. The proceeds from the race benefit local charities, including the West Florida Y Runners Club Scholarship programs, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Pinellas County and the Childrens Heart Foundation. Last year, $48,000 was given out in 24 $2,000 scholarships, and about another $100,000 was given to local charities, Rogers said. People are encouraged to also bring canned goods and nonperishable food items on race day to donate to the RCS Food Bank. People are encouraged to arrive at least an hour before the race because parking gets tight. Spectators and racers should not stand or walk on neighbors yards and instead should use the sidewalks. Competitors should line up according to speed, with the fastest runners at the front, the slowest and walkers in the back. Noncompetitive wheelchair participants should also start at the back of the crowd, and animals, bicycles, wagons, roller blades and skates are not allowed on the course. There will be one water station in the Wingding and three water stations in the Turkey Trot course. At the end, there will be free refreshments for all registered participants. Medical personnel at a medical tent also will be at the finish line. The first three male and female finishers in the Wingding and Turkey Trot races in the Open, Master and Grand Master levels will receive trophies. The Master level is for people age 40 and older, and the Grand Master level is for people ages 50 and older. In the Gobbler race, the first-place male and female winners will receive trophies. Additionally, the first 125 male and 125 female finishers in the Wingding and Turkey Trot will receive top finisher awards. People must be present to collect their awards, as they will not be mailed. The city of Clearwater is one of the major sponsors, and theyre very supportive of it and very happy, Rogers said. As far as demographics, it brings anywhere from 6-month-old kids to 90-yearolds doing it. Its probably one of the biggest events in Clearwater. At his last count, Rogers said there are registered runners from everywhere, including Alaska, Washington, D.C., California, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Canada. He said there were only about eight states that were not represented so far, but theres still time for more people to register.Photo by JIM LAYFIELDBriana Whaley of Clearwater took first place in the womens category of the Wingding 5K race in 2012.

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Community 11A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 103113Owning mining claims in Nevada, the company is able to offer its clients minted gold bars at up to 20% discount. Minted Gold Bars are meticulously struck from 99.99% pure U.S. Gold. You will receive the bars in Tamper Evident Packaging (TEP) with bar code, signed by Assayer. Free shipping in the U.S.1-888-223-2916 11350 66th St. N., Largo 727-538-7771Theres A Comfort Keeper Close ByCovering All Of Pinellas CountyWe provide non-medical in-home care such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, and companionship to help people maintain quality, independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. WWW.COMFORTKEEPERS.COMNO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE, Diane Genovese OwnerWith November upon us, we enjoy the beautiful fall colors, trips to fruit stands to shop for our favorite apples, and then most importantly, the Thanksgiving holiday, with warm thoughts of spending this day with family and friends. On Thanksgiving Day, many of us are reminded of the blessings of our families and the many treasured memories that will always will be part of our lives. We look forward to this day of sharing a wonderful meal and visiting with family, creating yet another great memory. Yet there are those in our senior population, who may not look forward to this day for a number of reasons. They may live alone with families in other states, unable to come for a visit or often many seniors are not physically able to travel away from home. It can be a lonely time with feelings that no one in their world views them as valuable or worth listening to. Take a moment and reflect on what you may possibly do to fully express the meaning of Thanksgiving throughout the year. Can you think of a way to free-up a couple of hours each week so that you can give that time to someone you know who is in need of company? Everyone has a story and the longer you live, the more stories you have to share. Invite a senior you know who lives alone to your table on this special holiday. Listen to their stories and know in your heart that they will go home thankful for the memory you helped create for them. The true meaning of Thanksgiving should not end after a prayer or a few shared moments of thanks. Thanksgiving consists of two special words, thanks and giving. Thanksgiving 2014, let us all try to set some time aside for a senior who could use our attention. The joy and the caring you provide will leave a lasting touch on a heart yearning for someone to take an interest in them, and listen to their stories as each of us has a life story. Pull up a chair and just listen, then feel fulfilled with the gift you have given. 111413Every Life has a StoryFor every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. 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Then I learned how to knit and crochet from my grandmother, she explained. I was making all sorts of wearable things for myself and my family. Even my macram skills I applied to fashion, making and wearing dresses out of ropes, especially during my hippie years. Svyatogor has lived in Largo for most of the 15 years shes been in the United States. Yet the fact that she hails from the land of caviar and Catherine the Great is apparent in some of Svyatogors designs. Since she studied fashion and design in her native Moscow and graduated from the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa, its natural that the Old and New Worlds collide in her fashions. I like integrating different cultures for example, Victorian and futuristic cyber, or traditional classic with underground alternative. It makes for a unique and fun mixture, she said. Svyatogors avant-garde apparel includes everything from spiked corsets to dragon-patterned jackets in her arsenal. Her innovative wearable art has turned heads at shows and exhibitions such as Busch Gardens House of Vayne Fashion Show, featured in the parks 2009 Howl-O-Scream event. For a 2011 show Closet Artists: Art to Wear in St. Petersburg, she created several one-of-a-kind pieces including a dress made almost entirely out of red zippers. As a designer at Designs to Shine, a Pinellas Park-based business which sells distinctive ballroom gowns and dancewear, Svyatogor secured a spot on a team, which created attire for national TV, shows Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance? It is always exciting to see your creations on TV, but I feel the most satisfaction and fulfillment when I see people become instantly inspired and even empowered to dance and perform better while wearing my creations, she said. My goal is to create gowns in a way that when you put them on, you cant help but to want to start dancing and smiling. Svyatogor also is quite adept at making leather crafts, elaborate masks, elegant jewelry and stained glass art objects, which are also functional. I make fused glass air plant or orchid holders that you hang in the garden, and the stained glass looks so beautiful sparkling in the sun and moonlight, she said. It has also proven to be very good for the plants as they have all blossomed ever since I placed them in these glass holders. They provide just the right support, air circulation and moisture access for the plants to feel happy in them. Plus, they look pretty. Svyatogor is the owner of the Purring Angels Cattery, a home-based labor of love where she specializes in raising tiny teacup and toy-sized cats. One of the breeds, the lambkin, almost no one else in the country has. They are just starting to become known in big part thanks to my cattery, Svyatogor said. Animal Planet even filmed part of an episode of Cats 101 on the Lambkin breed in her home. My kitties were the stars in it, she said with a smile. The rare breed cats, like her art, are for sale, and Svyatogor has even shipped the kittens to such faraway places as Brazil and South Korea in order to find them good homes. To see them, visit purringangelscattery.com. Photo by BRETT BRANNINGFashion designer Ioulia Svyatogor of Largo poses in one of her designs with two of her cats. She also owns a cat breed business.Even when she is not busy raising rare kittens, conceptualizing fashions or crafting collectibles, Svyatogor always seems to find herself drawn to the world of art. I love visiting galleries, attending art shows and going to costumed and themed events and masquerades, she said. Pretty much anything creative is always of interest to me anything I can learn from, anything that is beautiful, pure, unordinary, meaningful, artistic and inspiring. By SUZETTE PORTEREvery day there are people who go hungry in Pinellas. The sick, the lonely and the desperate need someone to care. Holidays are an especially difficult time for the poorest of the poor. Fortunately, the holiday spirit burns bright in Tampa Bay. People from all lifestyles come together year after year to bring joy and hope to those in need. The sharing traditionally starts around Thanksgiving and continues through the New Year. Share the Spirit serves as a clearinghouse of information received from businesses, churches and organizations who are working to make the holidays a good time for all. To add to this list, send an email to webmaster@tbnweekly.com.Thanksgiving Holiday food distribution Sen. Jack Latvala is partnering with Farm Share to distribute free fresh Florida produce to citizens in need on Friday, Nov. 22, at three locations. This is the 11th year the senator has sponsored holiday food distributions. Free produce will be available at all three locations while supplies last. The first distribution is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Willa Carson Health and Wellness Center, 1108 North MLK Jr. Blvd. in Clearwater. The second distribution is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the headquarters of Citizens Alliance for Progress, 401 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Tarpon Springs. The third distribution is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Highpoint Neighborhood Family Center, 5812 150th Ave. N. in Clearwater. Farm Share is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the distribution of nutritious foods to those in need. It serves as a link between farmers with surplus produce and social service agencies in Florida and the southeastern United States. For more information, call Sen. Latvalas office at 793-2797. Volunteers needed ST. PETERSBURG The staff of the Suncoast Haven of Rest Rescue Mission is seeking volunteers to help serve a pre-Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings to the residents of Arlington Arbor, 1035 Arlington Ave. N. The event will take place Friday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The missions Happy Truck will be on site providing live music and face painting. The theme will be clowning around and children are welcome to attend. For information, call 545-8282. Food and toy drive ST. PETERSBURG The People That Love Church and Mission, 817 Fifth Ave. N., has started its annual drive for assistance for the winter holiday season. Basic needs are 10 to 12 pound turkeys, canned and nonperishable foods, new toys for children of all ages, cold weather clothing, blankets and hygiene items. Financial assistance is always in need. Donations can be brought to the mission 24/7. Financial gifts shouldbe mailed to 817 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701. For a list of needs, visit www.peoplethatlove.com or call Jeff Poresky at 727-480-2699. The mission will provide take home turkey dinners to registered families beginning at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. Families will receive a free turkey and sides that can be cooked at home. Families in need can register through Friday, Nov. 22, Monday through Friday, beginning at 10:45 a.m., at 817 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Thanksgiving buffet ST. PETERSBURG A Thanksgiving buffet will be served Thursday, Nov. 28, 3:30 p.m. The free traditional home-cooked meal is available to anyone in need. Thanksgiving Day of Caring ST. PETERSBURG The Salvation Army needs 40 volunteers for the Thanksgiving Day of Caring, Nov. 28. Come help prepare, set-up, serve and clean up after the Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Partake in a hot meal with others at Thanksgiving. Meal times are 2 to 4 p.m. for our residents and the community. For more information, call Gail Stark at 727-5508080, ext. 332, email Gail_Stark@uss.salvationarmy.org or visit www.sastpete.org.Share the holiday spiritPinellas County comes together to make the holidays bright

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OpeningNov embe r 29thFresh Cut Frasier Firs Direct From North Carolina112113(East of Indian Rocks Bridge)Our Tr ees are Wa tered Tw ice Da ily and K ept Sh ad ed 12A Faith & Family Photo courtesy of MINDY GRADENJackson Graden, 9, is raising money for scholarships to Camp Cedarbrook, a Christian camp in Summerfield, Fla. Camps cost $399 for one week of summer camp and $99 for one Winter Weekend camp. This camp means a lot to me because I have met some really cool friends there and the staff is really helpful and nice, Graden said. Please help me raise money for scholarships so kids who want to go to Camp Cedarbrook but cant afford it will get a chance to go. If we raise money, kids who wouldnt have the chance to go will get to experience God and play really fun games and meet new friends. Graden, center in orange, is pictured with his friends at Camp Cedarbrook.Send a child to camp Worship calendarChurch plans food driveCLEARWATER New Life Church of Pinellas plans a food drive Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Sunnyside Inn, 1477 Fort Harrison Ave. Folks are asked to drop off non-perishable foods and canned goods for the needy. The food will be distributed on Sunday, Nov. 24. For more information, contact Pastor Wallace at 712-7012.Chapel On The Hill United Church of ChristSEMINOLE A new early bird Sunday service will be presented from 8 to 9 a.m. at Chapel On The Hill United Church of Christ, 12601 Park Blvd., each week. Jeff Belyea, the new youth director at the church, will facilitate the nontraditional early bird service. Belyea was a pastor of an interfaith, interdenominational fellowship in Maine for several years before moving to the St. Petersburg area with his wife, Susan, in 2005. According to the press release, Belyeas early bird service is for the young and young at heart. Belyea will kick off the service asking attendees Do you want to dance? Instead of pews, there is a dance floor and tables. The service will feature singing and dancing as servers from the youth group and the young at heart from the congregation bring free coffee, juice and donuts. Attendees also can order a breakfast sandwich for $2. A centerpiece card will list Whats Happening On The Hill. There will be no collection plate, only a donation jar that looks like a cookie jar sitting next to the cookies. There will be a friendly greeting and an introduction to the take home sermon, but no sermon per se. Its printed on each weeks take-home piece. For information, call 391-2919 or visit www.coth.org.Chabad Jewish CenterST. PETERSBURG SAK Comedy Lab will perform on Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m., at the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg, 4010 Park St. N. For one night only, SAK Comedy Lab will appear at the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg as part of the Latkes and Laughter comedy evening. SAK Comedy Lab, a Central Florida favorite for more than 20 years, specializes in spontaneous, audience-interactive, improvisational comedy, good for all ages. SAK was voted Best Improv Troupe in the Orlando Weekly Readers Poll and is currently ranked No. 1 for Orlando Nightlife by Trip Advisor. Current and past SAK performers have gone on to star in Hollywood, Las Vegas, Broadway, and beyond. Such cast members include Aaron Shure, executive producer of Everybody Loves Raymond and Wayne Brady of Lets Make a Deal and Whose Line is it Anyway? The event will include a gourmet latke bar, desserts, cocktails and humor. Admission is $25. For reservations, visit www.ChabadSP.com or call 344-4900.Paradise Lutheran ChurchTREASURE ISLAND The annual Thanksgiving dinner will be presented Thursday, Nov. 26, noon, at Paradise Lutheran Church, 10255 Paradise Blvd. The public is invited to the free dinner which will feature turkey with all the trimmings, including side dishes and homemade desserts. Reservations are required. Call 360-5739 or 347-2272 before Nov. 22.Pasadena PresbyterianST. PETERSBURG A food drive is currently underway through December at Pasadena Presbyterian, 100 Pasadena Ave. N. Donations of nonperishable food such as canned or boxed foods and paper turkeys (grocery store gift cards) are being accepted at a collection unit on the property. Donations may be dropped off weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m. For information, call 388-4339 or visit www.pasadenapc.com.Hope Presbyterian ChurchCLEARWATER Fall activities are well underway at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Road. The church hosts youth and younger youth groups, Wednesday Night Alive, traditional Sunday morning worship and newer alternative worship gathering every Sunday evening. For information, call 531-3200 or visit www.HopeFamily.com.Chapel-By-The-Sea CLEARWATER The Florida Suncoast Chorus, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will perform on Sunday, Nov. 24, 4 p.m., in the sanctuary at Chapel-By-The-Sea, 54 Bay Esplanade, Clearwater Beach. The all-male group of singers specializes in the tight harmonies of barbershop singing enhanced by their own special style. There is no charge for this concert. For information, visit www.chapelbythesea.net.First Baptist Church of Pinellas ParkPINELLAS PARK The choir will present its Christmas musical Sunday, Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m., at First Baptist Church of Pinellas Park, 5495 Park Blvd. The public is invited to attend. There is no admission charge. For information, call 546-5748.

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Viewpoints 13A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013A year ago I made the mistake of subscribing to a nutrition advice publication called Eat right or die! They gave my name to other health and nutrition magazines. Now Im drowning in food-related advice and factoids. Here are some examples. Did you know that if you try to cook a rabbit in your microwave oven, the rabbit will really not appreciate it? You should first boil the rabbit in a large pot; the way Glenn Close did in the film Fatal Attraction. Next time your mother-in-law gives you a box of grapefruit or grapefruit juice, she may be trying to kill you. Thats because science has identified more than 85 common drugs that may interact poorly (i.e., explode) when brought in contact with grapefruit. Not actually explode. Just make you dizzy or cause gastrointestinal bleeding. If you dont eat right and put on too much weight, chances are your brain will turn into oatmeal faster than if you ate properly and stayed slim. Furthermore, if you have a low level of vitamin C and beta-carotene, you may be inviting Alzheimers disease into your life. So check with your doctor. Or at least have a beta-carotene discussion at your next bridge club or Elks meeting. Nutrition newsletters can be disillusioning, even though helpful. For the past 23 years my Aunt Rachel has been giving me 10 pounds of sea salt at Christmas. Its better for you than table salt, she said. And I believed her. So I spent the ensuing 12 months putting sea salt on everything I ate, including tapioca pudding. But Aunt Rachel was wrong. The experts now say that sea salt is not viable as a sodium-reduction measure. It contains almost as much sodium as table salt, and really doesnt taste that much better. For years, scientists and the food industry have been removing transfat and gluten from our diets. Where does all that unwanted stuff go, once its taken away? I have wondered that, and now I have an unconfirmed report: Nebraska. My sources tell me that two separate fields each 5 miles square, 40 miles west of Lincoln have been set aside for the gluten and transfat. Both substances will remain there for the next 20 years while the experts answer this question: What are we gonna do with this stuff? Have you noticed that during the past few years TV programs about food and cooking have increased almost as much as Spanishlanguage channels? Along with whiter teeth, clear skin and trashy sit-coms, Americans love food. One result of that is that more babies are being given the names of food items. Dont be surprised if you hear about infants named Aspic, Watercress, Finocchio, Ratatouille, Cumin and Horehound. Do you suffer from osteoarthritis? Are you easily confused by what you read? If so, forget about doing research on the various drugs and food supplements aimed at reducing arthritis pain. Youll end up not knowing whether to toss out or keep most of the contents of your bathroom shelf. A detailed report in Nutrition Action reported on studies of glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM, fish oil, krill oil, Vitamin D and SAM-e all of which have been touted as painkillers for arthritis patients. The verdict on the studies: you might as well flip a coin to decide whether to buy these medicines. Pain reduction was either absent or minimal. Ive been popping glucosamine tablets for years, but now Im quitting. Alzheimers and peanut butter? Those were main items in a University of Florida study, in which subjects were asked to sniff a spoonful of peanut butter as it was held several inches from their noses. Of 94 patients tested, 18 had already been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimers. All 18 were less able to smell the peanut butter with their left nostrils than their right nostrils. A degraded sense of smell is a recognized Alzheimers symptom. Because Alzheimers usually affects the left side of the brain first, researchers believe the sniffing test may help to better detect the onset of the affliction. But they warn the public that self-administered peanut butter tests be avoided, since odor sensitivity can be affected by many factors. In your nutrition reading, you are sure to find a warning about your favorite food or drink. The experts have a knack for finding something dangerous in almost every food or beverage known. But dont be discouraged. The flip side is that, each week, scientists discover that a previously-banned item has been given the okay. Even as I finish writing this column, I see on the Web that moderate consumption of beer may help ward off cancer. And several times a year researchers change their minds about coffee one month it will bring an early death, but a short time later we learn that caffeine may cure impetigo or conniption fits. So dont give up just keep reading, and eating.Bob Driver is a former columnist for the Clearwater Sun. His email address is tralee71@com cast.net.House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Wednesday that the GOP leadership has no intention of going to conference committee on the Senates comprehensive immigration bill passed in June. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy told Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles Director Angelica Salas last week that the House would not pass its immigration package this year. Not enough time. But in Washington, theres always time for the blame game. This week, The Hill ran a two-part autopsy on immigration reform and concluded: Both parties are responsible for the efforts demise. Boehner wouldnt commit. His rank-andfile didnt trust President Barack Obama to enforce a new law, given the presidents 2012 executive order to flout immigration law and halt the deportation of DREAM Act-eligible residents. The White House pressed House Democrats not to reach a deal before the Senate, even though the House is the linchpin. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., told The Hill: It is clear to me that there was no strategy on the White Houses part post-Senate victory. Because the Senate victory was the strategy. That statement confirms the rights longstanding suspicion that the left doesnt really want immigration reform, not when Democrats can use the issue to lather up anti-GOP anger among Latino voters. Obama did not deliver on his 2008 promise to push an immigration bill during his first year in office, even though Democrats controlled the White House, Senate and House during the first two years of his presidency. Only after Democrats lost the House in 2010 did that lame-duck body pass the DREAM Act to offer citizenship to children brought into the country illegally by their parents. Because supporters couldnt deliver the 60 votes needed in the Senate five Democrats voted no it tanked. Salas told me Tuesday that both parties hold equal responsibility for the measures failing. She insisted her group doesnt want to keep the issue alive to help one party bury the other. There is a way forward. The GOP caucus has been working on piecemeal bills to address immigration reform, including its own version of the DREAM Act, the Kids Act. The problem is, Salas noted, nothing is in writing yet. At least show your cards, she challenged. National Journal reported that Republicans are fighting over whether to allow DREAM kids to sponsor their undocumented parents for green cards. Understandably, Salas objects. Every citizen has that right, she said. If this Kids Act treats all citizens equally, her group would be wise to support it. Republicans would be wise to pass a Kids Act early next year. Otherwise, their main contribution to the immigration debate will be passage of a measure to resume deporting DREAMers spared by Obamas pen. Is that the message they want to send to Latino voters? Id rather Americans hear the words of Kids Act supporter Eric Cantor. The House majority leader said in February, One of the great founding principles of our country was that children would not be punished for the mistakes of their parents.Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@ sfchronicle.com. 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 Advertising Director: 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 Beach Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl alundahl@tbnweekly.com Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comLargo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@tbnweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com General Editorial editorial@tbnweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563LETTERS Things you learn while trying to eat Drivers SeatBob Driver D.C. immigration game on timeout We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. 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 first-come, first-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 700 words. Longer letters may be cut due to space limitations.What do you think? Debra Saunders Jury duty proves interesting for newspaper editor John Deering is chief editorial cartoonist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the state's largest newspaper. Winner of the National Press Foundation's 1997 Berryman Award, Deering also gained top honors in the 1994 national John Fischetti Cartoon Competition and was the seven-time winner of the Arkansas Press Association's Best Editorial Cartoonist award. Born in 1956 in Little Rock, Deering has been drawing since his childhood fascination with science ction and dinosaurs. He and his wife, Kathy, have a daughter and two sons, and live in Little Rock. He still draws dinosaurs. About the cartoonistI have always felt its our civic responsibility to serve on a jury. But when a letter recently came in the mail from the Pinellas County Clerk of the Court, requesting my presence for jury duty, I had mixed emotions. On one hand, I looked forward to the opportunity to serve but on the flip side of the coin, like so many of us, I didnt have the time. After giving it some thought and discussing the matter with a colleague, I decided to postpone my day of duty to early November. The clerk agreed and I showed up on the day specified at the Pinellas County Justice Center on 49th Street. At 8 oclock sharp, about 125 of us filed into a large room where the waiting began. After we all filled out a brief questionnaire, the waiting continued. About a half-hour later we watched a pair of fairly good orientation videos, which outlined the history of the justice system in the United States and explained just why we were there that day. Then there was more waiting. Finally, about two hours into the process, a county employee informed us that there was a light docket that day and a good chance many of us would be excused early. I figured since Im a newspaper editor, I would probably receive that distinction. But no. About a half-hour later, a county employee read out a list of potential jurors who were excused. And, of course, I was not among them. OK, I thought, maybe today is the day I get selected. Time wore on before we were informed the remaining 50 or so of us needed to stay tuned. There might be a need for a jury panel involving some of us, they told us. And guess what, I got the call. So about 30 of us were escorted up to a fourth floor courtroom where jury selection began in the courtroom of Judge Timothy Peters. We were asked a number of questions, including would we be available if the case extended into a second day. I thought, sure, I can do that. But not everybody was on the same page. One woman, for example, got excused because she had two dogs at home that needed to have their medication by 6 p.m. Another said she wouldnt be available because her sons youth football team was playing in a big game over on the east coast of Florida and she would be in transit on the second day. Others had previous convictions, which basically eliminated them, and others had previous issues with being a victim of a crime. Others said they knew law enforcement members or had family members that were law enforcement officers. That pretty much eliminated them. After all of this, we all filed out of the courtroom, had lunch and came back to find out if we were selected. Juries in Florida have six members and an alternate. So seven of us were going to be selected. As the names were being called out, I thought again I might be excused. But no. When it came down to the sixth and final person, I got the call. A woman behind me was selected as the alternate. The jury of three men and three women was there to hear a felony case against a young Clearwater man charged with sale and possession of crack cocaine. The states case was based on the testimony of an undercover informant who said he purchased crack from the defendant in a Clearwater crack house about a year ago. The state reinforced the case with a video it claimed showed the transaction going down. On the night of the alleged deal, the informant was wired with an audio/video system that was invisible to those around him. Unfortunately, the Clearwater Police detective that set the informant up to wear it had no previous experience with the equipment and the camera shot haphazardly in the wrong direction. The audio worked OK but it was unclear who was speaking. So, in essence, the video/audio was inconclusive. We had to toss it out. Then there was the testimony of the informant and the police detective. The informant was doing this task only to keep himself out of jail from a previous drug conviction. He openly admitted he visited the crack house before the date of the alleged deal many times and continued to buy cocaine afterward, spending as much as $200 to $1,000 per week. His credibility was sketchy, at best. The police detectives testimony was good. But since he didnt actually see the deal happen (he was outside driving around in an unmarked car), there was no way of proving the defendant was the person who actually made the sale or was actually in possession of crack cocaine. There were at least seven people in the crack house that evening. So it could have been any number of those people who were in possession of crack and actually sold the drugs to the informant. After two hours of deliberation, we finally came to the conclusion that the defendant could not be found guilty on either charge. Was the defendant guilty? More than likely. But with the evidence the jury had to work with, a not guilty verdict was the only direction we could go. I walked out of the Justice Center that evening with mixed emotions about what had happened. But I took solace in the fact that the justice system did what it is supposed to do. As Judge Peters made clear to us on more than one occasion, we were to base our decision on the evidence. We did just that.Young family touched by show of support Editor: I wanted to take the time to say thank you to all of those who came out to show their respects and honor my brother. Not only at the public viewing and the service. As my family and I drove from the Indian Rocks church to Bay Pines we couldnt help but to notice your presence. My heart was deeply touched by all those who stood on the side of the rode waving the flags, saluting and sharing a piece of history with families and friends. Thank you, to all those who were waiting at intersections and in parking lots while the funeral procession went past. Thank you to all the businesses that have put signs out thanking and honoring Bill. My brother will be sorely missed not only locally and nationally but as well as in out familys hearts. As most of you know my brother and I came from humble beginnings together and I am proud of my brother and all that he has done for this country. The Tom Young family. Pinellas Park Bob McClure Republicans would be wise to pass a Kids Act early next year. Otherwise, their main contribution to the immigration debate will be passage of a measure to resume deporting DREAMers spared by Obamas pen. Is that the message they want to send to Latino voters?

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MADEIRA BEACH RE/MAX All Star recently announced its All Star Agents for October 2013. The recipients of the All Star Agent Awards are Renny Bryden, Renee and Charlie Coflin and Dave Lewis. All Star Agents must display expertise and success in listing and selling real estate along with professionalism and achievement throughout the calendar month.14A Real Estate Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 1114135920 34th Avenue North $177,000 3BR/2BA/1CG in Sheryl Manor 55+ Edgewater Pines $39,700 Turnkey Mobile 2BR/2BA w/inside laundry Sun Vista Realty (727) 902-1437110713Rich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI, E-ProCall 727-902-1437www.BeachRealEstatePro.comSold & Closed over $10 Million this year and still going strong!Rich Rippetoes Recent Solds! Redington Towers 2BR/2BA direct Gulffront! Awesome condo in building 3 (17940 Gulf Blvd.) w/unbeatable water views! Sold by Rich for $340,000Seminole 3/2/2 Pool Home Approx. 1,900 Sq. Ft. Seminole Schools and backing to SYAA Baseball & Soccer Fields (12029 Orange Blossom Dr.) Sold by Rich for $239,000Indian Shores Condo on the Intracoastal Updated 2BR/2BA Condo at Water View Condos Across from the beach. (19925 Gulf Blvd. #206) Sold by Rich for $230,000 112113Call Rich to Sell your home! 4350 Duhme Rd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708For more details visit C21champs.com/MLS.Ad EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Real Estate Championswww.c21champs.comEach Ofce Independently owned & operated727-398-2774 112113 55+ CONDOMINIUMSFIVE TOWNS 2BR/2BA Tiffany (MLS#U7597498) $95,500 2BR/2BA University (MLS#7598846) $92,500 2BR/1.5BA Fordham (MLS#U7586279) $59,900 2BR/2BA Quincy (MLS#U7579954) $55,000 PARADISE SHORES 1BR/1BA Bldg. #10 (MLS#U7580239) $31,500 NW St. Pete. 55+ complexes with pools, clubhouses, activities Near major retail stores, grocery, restaurants, Bay Pines VA. Short drive to Madeira Beach. Bremer. PIER HOUSE CONDOFurnished, Corner 2BR/2BA unit. Fireplace. 2 Car Carport. 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Herr. $295,000. ATTENTION MILITARY VETERANS, ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL AND SURVIVING SPOUSESAffordable home with remodeled kitchen and tile baths. Beautiful hard wood floors invite you inside where a wood burning fireplace is centerpiece of main living area. The master bedroom in back of the house has bath with double sink, lots of decorative tile, tub, separate shower, and water closet. There is a bonus room that could be 4th bedroom or office. There is an inside utility room with washer and dryer hook-up. The back yard is fenced and has a double gate to alley access for your RV or boat. A central location in non-flood zone allows quick access to Interstate, airport and downtown. NOTE: INCOME AND LAND USE RESTRICTIONS APPLY. MLS#U7600795. Schroeder. $95,000. 112113 Networking groupsNetworking 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, Nov. 21 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., 3 Oaks Cafe, 1575 S Ft. Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995. Thursday, Nov. 21 Seminole Business Masters, 7:30 a.m., Mamas Kitchen, 5885 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call Thom Barnhorn at 623-9955. Thursday, Nov. 21 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, Nov. 21 Executive Business Network, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. For reservations, call Mike Moore at 586-1111 or visit www.execbusnet.com. Thursday, Nov. 21 BNI Grand Slam Network Exchange, 7:30 a.m., Heritage Holiday Inn, 234 Third Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.bni. com. Thursday, Nov. 21 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Nov. 21 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 7258101 or email denise@denisemurphypa.com. Thursday, Nov. 21 Professional Leads Network, Patriots Chapter, 8 a.m., Boris Family Restaurant, 11411 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Visit www.proleads.net. Thursday, Nov. 21 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, Nov. 21 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Nov. 22 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, Nov. 22 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Nov. 22 Professional Leads Network, Upper Pinellas Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at R & G Caf, 1565 Highland Ave., Clearwater. Visit www. pro-leads.net. Friday, Nov. 22 Professional Leads Network, Bay Area Executives Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tum Rub Thai, 32716 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Monday, Nov. 25 Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Monday, Nov. 25 Professional Leads Network, St. Petersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky Ps, 6521 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.proleads.net. Monday, Nov. 25 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 emailjamieL@freenetworkinginternational.com. Monday, Nov. 25 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@freenetworking international.com or visit twocupsconnect.com. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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, Nov. 26 Professional Leads Network, First Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village Drive, Clearwater. Visit www.proleads.net. Tuesday, Nov. 26 The Board, Network Professionals, 7:30 a.m., at Panera Bread, Bardmoor Shopping Center, corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call 7426343. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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, Nov. 26 Network Professionals Inc., Seminole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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, Nov. 26 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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.freenetworkinginternational.com. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Network Professionals Inc., ICOT Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tucsons Southwest Grill, 13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. Call Eddie Montoya at 813-4773533. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Tri-City Network Professionals, 11:45 a.m., at Applebees Restaurant, 5110 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. First visit is free. Call 4927921. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Business Network International, Financial Freedom, 7:15 a.m., at Bardmoor Country Club, 8001 Cumberland Road, Largo. Call Phil at 409-1609 or visitwww.BNIFinancialFreedom.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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, Nov. 27 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 visit www.bnibusinessconnections.c om. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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, Nov. 27 Local Business Network Seminole, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call 804-6359. Wednesday, Nov. 27 BNI Referral Net, 7:30 a.m., The Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Visit www.bniwcf.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 BNI Power Team, 7:30 a.m., East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy., Oldsmar. Visit www.bni .com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals Inc., Downtown Clearwater Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at the Residence Inn, 940 Court St., Clearwater. Call Kim Anton at 539-7110. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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 458-6890 or email daveh@ freenetworkinginternational.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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@free networkinginternational.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27, Professional Leads Network, 11:45 a.m., at Sages West Bay Bistro, 883 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call Woody Brown at 518-1967 or Real estate newsPrudential Tropical Realty recently named Bev Jackson as director of business development. Jacksons real estate career spans more than 17 years. She previously served as vice president of corporate relocation for Arivda Realty Services now part of Coldwell Banker and subsequently held that same position for Smith and Associates. Additionally, Jackson was president of a local relocation services consulting firm. Most recently, she served as a city commissioner and former vice mayor, representing District 4, St. Pete Beach. A long time Tampa Bay resident, Jackson is an active member of her community as evidenced by the many charitable and civic organizations with which she has volunteered. In addition to her extensive work with the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Jackson served on the Historic Review Board for the City of St. Pete Beach and was on the board of directors for Easter Seals of West Coast Florida and WorkNet Pinellas. She also is a member of the Pass-A-Grille Womans Club, Pass-A-Grille Community Association, and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Bev Jackson Dave Lewis Charlie Coflin Renee Coflin Renny Bryden Prudential names new director RE/MAX All Star names All Star agentsvisit www.pro-leads.net. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Professional Leads Network, Foxys Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Staceys Buffet 1451 N. Missouri Ave., Largo. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Wednesday, Nov. 27 St. Pete Professional Chapter of Ali Lassens Leads Club, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hilton Hotel, 333 First St. S., St. Petersburg. For reservations, call 813-221-1441 or visit www.LeadsFL.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals Inc., Pasadena Chapter, 11:45 a.m., GiGis Italian Restaurant, 6852 Gulfport Blvd., South Pasadena. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals Inc., Dunedin Lunch Chapter, 11:45, at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call Jim Lampanthakis at 736-2000. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Beach Team Connections Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Blue Parrot, 85 Corey Circle, St. Pete Beach. For information, call Leslee Moore at 363-7573. Thursday, Nov. 28 BNI Success Masters Seminole Chapter, 7:15 a.m., at Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505 113th St., Seminole. Cost is $10 including continental breakfast. Call Jerry Hotho at 813-334-0598 or jerry.hotho@ gwiz-pts.com. Thursday, Nov. 28 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 7258101 or email denise@denise murphypa.com. Thursday, Nov. 28 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., 3 Oaks Cafe, 1575 S Ft. Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995. Thursday, Nov. 28 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Nov. 28 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, Nov. 28 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Nov. 28 Network Professionals Inc., Countryside Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call Rhonda Pulver at 744-8059. Thursday, Nov. 28 Ali Lassens Leads Club, Central Pinellas Professional Women, noon, Chilis, 5430 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. Email Lead sclubexec@aol.com. Thursday, Nov. 28 Free Networking International, 1 p.m., at the Belleair Grill and Wine Bar, 1575 S. Fort Harrison, Belleair. Purchasing lunch is optional. Call Rita Shepard at 415-9496.

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Schools 15A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 051613 CLEARWATER MALL(Next to Costco & Behind Davids Bridal)2643 Gulf to Bay Blvd. 727-725-1052 HOURS: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm We Have MovedSERVINGTAMPABAYSINCE1969www.CustomHairTampaBay.com Not a Wig! 011713 When you need help after an accident.Injury Law I Wrongful Death Auto & Motorcycle AccidentCall for a free consultation.(727) 209-HURT (4878)8640 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FLPaul R. Cavonis, Esq. Whats Sellingin Pinellas County Block home located in a quiet neighborhood. Split floor plan, newer kitchen w/stainless steel appliances. In ground pool with paver deck with nice screen enclosed porch. Near shopping and the bus line.Mary K KottichCentury 21 Top Sales 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths 2 Car Garage Clearwater St. Petersburg Seminole Largo $151,000 SOLD Spacious floor plan features a living room w/fireplace, open kitchen w/new countertop and full length screen enclosed porch. Master suite features private bath, walk-in closet, reading lounge and new carpet. First floor bonus room leads to a covered patio & fully fenced yard.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths 2-Car Garage $260,000 SOLD Updated townhome with gorgeous views! Located in desirable Tara Cay, minutes to the beaches, golf courses and daily conveniences. Hardwood floors, updated kitchen w/granite and new appliances. Renovated bathrooms for each bedroom too. Pride of ownership shows.Ashleigh MasiRE/MAX All Star 4 Bedrooms 4 Baths 1 CG $185,000 SOLD Split bedroom plan, open kitchen/living/dining combo, plus family room with Franklin stove. Hurricane windows, large lush fenced yard. Tom CatoRealty Executives Adamo & Associates SOLD 3 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths $108,000112113 Christmas At The PlazaThe Bayside String QuartetShops will be open this special evening!Join Us For a Free Musical Holiday Celebration featuring:Thursday, December 5, 2013 ~ 6 to 8pmLocation: 100 Indian Rocks Road North Belleair Bluffs, FLFor information call: 727-421-4245Refreshments Michael Vollbracht, Artist AAA Member Appreciation Night(Principal Players of the Florida Orchestra) and Special Guest Dr. Scott Behler, PianistStrolling Carolers from Indian Rocks Christian School 112113 13932 Walsingham Rd. (Next to CVS)Largo 727-596-5141Delicious Cuban & American Food112113Havana Harrys Cafe & Market GREAT MEALS FROM $599LUNCH ANDDINNERTAKE-OUT ORDINE-INFREE Local Delivery 4-8pm Photo courtesy of GENE STERNA Nov. 14 World Peace Forum, sponsored by Seeds of Peace, Tri-Sense Medical, LLC, and Rotary International, was held at St. Petersburg Colleges Seminole campus in conjunction with the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at SPC. The public forum discussed the goal of achieving world peace. The panel of SPC professors and Sane Haidara, an immigrant student from Mali, led a thought-provoking discussion followed by questions being fielded from the audience. Seminole Lake Rotarian Chuck Oldanie, a Seeds of Peace volunteer, moderated the Nov. 14 event. Oldanie approached David Klement, the executive director of the Institute, about organizing the forum in April. Above, form left, Professor Randy Lightfoot, Haidara, Professor Dustin Lemke, and Associate Professor Roy Slater sat on the panel for the forum.World Peace Forum at SPC Photo courtesy of TAMMY CAPITANIFrom left, Joseph Spinola, Brooke Swanson and Amanda Byrd at Bauder Elementary Schools Oct. 9 Walk to School Day event. There were two fire trucks, a military vehicle, a Hummer and Sheriffs deputy cruisers on hand for the safety awareness event.Walk to School Day School newsFullerton attends Colby CollegeSEMINOLE Andrew J. Fullerton of Seminole enrolled at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, this fall. Before classes began, Fullerton took part in an orientation that included an introduction to Colbys rigorous academics, rich cultural life, and community involvement opportunities as well as a threeday outdoor excursion. A graduate of Tampa Preparatory School, Fullerton is the son of Kenneth and Linda Fullerton of Seminole. The Class of 2017 was Colbys most selective to date, with an acceptance rate of 26 percent. The group represents diverse backgrounds 22 percent identify as students of color, 14 percent are international, and members of the class come from 41 countries and 35 states. Founded in 1813, Colby College is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the nation.CCC integrates technology into the classroomCLEARWATER Learning at Clearwater Central Catholic High School once meant pen and paper in the classrooms and computers in the media center or the computer lab. Thats changed. After several years of campus technology upgrades, this year the school had every student report to class with his or her own iPad. Using apps and other technology, teachers can integrate technology into lessons with the swipe of a hand. The result is whats known as a 1:1 technology school, where every student has a device for learning (an iPad 2 or higher). Dr. John Venturella, school president, says its an effective tool to help CCC students prepare for college and the workplace as leaders who can analyze information, understand problems and work with others to reach solutions. To that end, the schools Collaborative Learning Commons has a virtual library with online databases and reference books as well as more than 40 online LibGuides with customized links and instructions for class projects involving research. Teachers use class wikis, note-taking apps and polling apps to make written assignments and class discussions more interactive. Students with diagnosed learning differences can listen to audio versions of their texts through a Learning Ally subscription or apps that read test questions and other printed information aloud. Math teachers use the ShowMe app to make and share videos of solutions to math problems. More importantly, I require students to create these video ShowMe clips to demonstrate understanding, said Diane Sabatos in a press release. Sabatos is mathematics department chair. Technology immersion does not diminish the vital role of the teacher, Venturella said. It transforms the teacher from a director of learning to a facilitator of learning.PCSB announces finalists for Support Employee of YearNine nominees have been named finalists in the 2013-14 Support Employee of the Year recognition program for Pinellas County Schools. The finalists were selected from a group of 79 nominees. Finalists were chosen in three categories: direct involvement with students (employee spends 75 percent or more of his/her work hours in direct contact with students); indirect involvement with students (employee spends less than 25 percent of his/her work hours in direct contact with students); and limited involvement with students (employee spends little or none of his/her work hours in direct contact with students). In previous years, a total of 21 semifinalists were chosen. Of those, three in each category advanced as finalists after a second round of judging. This year, in an attempt to streamline the program, three finalists in each category were selected during an initial round of judging. The nine finalists will undergo a second round of judging and a winner will be chosen from each category, as well as an overall winner. The finalists are as follows: Direct involvement Kerry Afflitto, Bayside High School, Clerk II Mary MacEwen, 74th Street Elementary, Teacher Assistant Renee St. Onge, Brooker Creek Elementary, ESE Associate Indirect involvement Cathlene Burcham, Career Academies of Seminole, Data Management Technician Sandra Frazier, Paul B. Stephens Exceptional Education Center, Cafeteria Manager Reginald Rhett, Morgan Fitzgerald Middle, Clerk I Limited involvement Karen Barnett, Dunedin Elementary, Family and Community Liaison Donna Crosby, PreK-12 Performing Arts, Secretary II Carol Syvrud, Forest Lakes Elementary, Transcriber Assistant Visually Impaired The winner of each category and the overall Support Employee of the Year will be named at a recognition breakfast on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Feather Sound Country Club. The overall winner will represent Pinellas County Schools at the Florida Department of Education SchoolRelated Employee of the Year program. The Support Employee of the Year recognition program is sponsored by Achieva Credit Union.

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Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 080813 A Division of Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Specialist.Dont Wait To See One Of Americas Top Dermatologists! Accepting most insurance plans. armstrongderm.com9170 Oakhurst Rd. Suite 1 Seminole 727.517.3376 Dr.s Todd Clarkson and Donald Collins remain committed to maintaining the standards and traditions of excellence their patients expect and deserve.our physicians and three Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners work out of 2 office locations. Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during Lunchtime hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F2 Convenient Locations to Better Serve You.Oakhurst Medical Clinic13020 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL 33776 727-393-3404 oakhurstmedicalclinic.comEast Bay Medical Center3800 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771 727-539-0505 eastbaymedicalcenter.comwww.oakmed.comMedicare, Humana Medicare Advantage Plan, and most other insurance plans accepted. Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. Ronald Mall, D.O. Roger Schwartzberg, D.O.,F.A.A.I.M. Betsy Parker, A.R.N.P Gail Quail MSN, A.R.N.P.C. John Jarboe A.R.N.P. Marianne Fisher CEO FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINEFAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE010313 Gallery Oaks Shopping Center11125 Park Boulevard, Suite 115 Seminole(next to Greek Village Restaurant)391-0002 Services Offered:Prescription Designer Eyewear & Sunglasses Eyeglass Repair Contact Lenses Complete Pairs$4950% OFFStarting As Low AsEYEGLASSESExpires 11-30-13. Offer requires complete pair of eyeglass frame and lenses purchase. Some restrictions may apply. Please call or see us for details. Theres a New Owl In Town! 110713 Monica Doyle D.M.D., P.A.11240 Park Blvd. The Park Collection, next to Einstein Brothers Bagels727-398-0085 You Too Can Have A Beautiful Smile! In-House Denture Lab Tooth Colored Fillings Custom Dentures Porcelain Veneers Dental Implants Professional Hygiene Teeth Whitening Porcelain Crowns Periodental Surgery Soft Tissue Management NEW InvisalignOUR LIST OF COSMETIC SERVICES INCLUDES:Your Cosmetic Dentist in Seminole! Seminole Dentals staff shares one goal: to provide excellent care and high quality dentistry that will improve your health, comfort and appearance.Our highly trained staff is ready to give you the personalized, gentle care youre looking for.091913 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 Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation17th St. & 29th Ave. N., St. Pete 345-7777www.Jewishheritage.net Giant Hanukkah Menorah LightingCome join us for the Lighting of the 10 foot Hanukkah Menorah. All ages will enjoy the activities planned for the night. Including Latkes & Dreidel Games. Bring your Menorah as well.Friday, November 29th~7pmFREE Admission All Are Welcome121511112113 Clinical study for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfortputting a cramp in your lifestyle?Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now.If you qualify for this study you may receive at no cost: Investigational medication for IBS Study-related care from a local doctor Compensation for your time and travelFlorida Center For GastroenterologyDr. Arthur Berman, Dr. Michael Schulman, Dr. Steven Beljic, Dr. Marc Kudelko, Dr. Justin Nudell, Dr. James BarthelPlease contact Joann at727-544-1600or clinicalstudiesfcfg@yahoo.com8250 Bryan Dairy Road Suite 200 Largo, FL 33777101713 16A Business Biz notes Photo courtesy of KELLI GRAYBILLHusband-and-wife duo Dr. Douglas Graybill at Oakhurst Dental and Kelli Graybill of Kelli Graybill Realty collected donations for the SPCA in Largo in October. They collected more than 236 items and more than 125 pounds of dog food. SPCA donationWalgreens forum to focus on disabilities in the workplaceST. PETERSBURG Attendees will learn the best practices for integrating persons with disabilities in the workplace during the next Walgreens Bayside Business Forum, set for Friday, Nov. 22, 7:30 a.m., at Franklin Templeton, 100 Fountain Parkway N. Sponsored by the USF St. Petersburg College of Business, the forum is free and open to the public. Titled The Long Road: Employment for Persons with Disabilities, the event will feature JR Harding, Ed.D., of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities. He is a two-time presidential appointee, seventime Florida gubernatorial appointee, author of the book Now What?, and a recognized international disability expert. Harding has testified numerous times before the U.S. Congress and the Florida Legislature, resulting in an increase in independence and self-sufficiency for persons with disabilities. During the business forum, he will explain his personal journey to emphasize the challenges of self-sufficiency and the tools he used that could be helpful to others. Sustainability of our communities requires that we have better success in the field of disability integration, said Maling Ebrahimpour, Ph.D., dean of the USFSP College of Business. This is an important topic and we are fortunate to have Dr. Harding explain the challenges and rewards of hiring persons with disabilities. A continental breakfast and coffee will be served. Seating is limited. To reserve a spot, call 873-4992 or email bbf@stpete.usf.edu.Salon West stylists attend Redken ExchangeSeveral Salon West stylists recently sharpened their skills at The Redken Exchange in New York City. Amy Lenhard, Heidi Turner, Felicia Gordon, Brittani Renzi, Kristina Weck and Doug Fitzpatrick recently upgraded their skills. These stylists were some of the dedicated salon professionals who attended The Redken Exchange overlooking Fifth Avenue in New York City. Along with other stylists from around the globe, they learned advanced techniques in hair design and hair color from leading experts in the salon industry, according to a press release. Stylists from almost every country in the world attend The Redken Exchange, making it a great venue for exchanging tips, ideas and techniques with other stylists as well as for getting the latest information on Redken hair care, hair color and styling products. Salon West has one location in Clearwater and two in Largo.

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Health 17A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 Obituaries Frances D. (nee Gunter) GOLDBERGage 71, passed away October 19, 2013 at her home in Largo, Florida after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Donald M. Goldberg, loving mother to Lisa and mother-in-law to Michael, adoring grandmother to Christopher, Amy, Zion and Rebeccah, and loving pet parent to her two dachshunds, Roxie and Bella. Frances was born January 1, 1942 in Albany, Kentucky, the only child of Grover and Olene Gunter. The family later relocated to Ohio, where she graduated from Princeton High School in Cincinnati, class of 1959, and went on to study at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with her time divided between two corporations. She spent 17 years at General Electric Aerospace, Cincinnati, in technical publications; and subsequently as senior electronics buyer for Smiths Industries, Clearwater, Fla., from which she retired after 28 years of service. After a long career, Frances embraced retirement. She was an avid reader, crochet enthusiast, played weekly mahjong with her adorable ladies, served as Treasurer of Coquina Cove Residents, volunteered as a Deputy Poll Worker, was a splendid homemaker and a long time member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Celestine Chapter #185 of Cincinnati, for more than 40 years. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33760. A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lakeside Chapel Mausoleum of Serenity Gardens Memorial Park, located at 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, Fla. A gathering will follow the service at Randolph Farms Clubhouse on Indian Rocks Road, Largo, Fla. Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: rabbi@jewishheritage.net Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation 71411 FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCH4321 Duhme Rd., Madeira BeachBible Study Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m. WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. Michael Hargrave (727)410-4121122712Tell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563 The Church by the Sea137th Avenue at Gulf Boulevard Madeira Beach Call: 391-7706 Dr. Dave Ruth, Senior PastorCome and worship. 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Bagels727-398-0085 110713Expires 11-30-13 Expires 11-30-13You Too Can Have A Beautiful Smile!Monica Doyle D.M.D., P.A.IN HOUSEDENTURE LAB Tobacco Free Coalition to meetLARGO The Tobacco Free Coalition of Pinellas County meets first Tuesdays, 3 p.m., at the Department of Health Mid County, 8751 Ulmerton Road. The public is invited to attend. Members promote tobacco-free environments for a healthier community. For information, call Kim Goldberg at 430-4727.Florida Hospital reports robotic surgery firstsTARPON SPRINGS It was a day of exciting firsts in robotic surgery at Florida Hospital North Pinellas recently, with the first gynecological and single-site procedures performed at the facility using the da Vinci Surgical System. Dr. Parveen Vahora, a board-certified OB/GYN, performed a robotic laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy. Dr. Keith Gregory Chisholm, a boardcertified general surgeon, performed a robotic laparoscopic single site cholecystectomy. The da Vinci Surgical System robot allows surgeons the opportunity to perform cervix-sparing hysterectomies and single-incision gallbladder surgeries, like those performed today which would have been impossible just a short time ago. The talent of our surgeons is supported by the range of motion and 3-D vision capabilities provided by the da Vinci robot, said Bruce Bergherm, president and CEO of Florida Hospital North Pinellas. Their passion and drive to provide the most advanced approaches to surgery to our patients is truly enhanced by this incredible technology. With minimally invasive procedures like a singlesite/incision gallbladder surgery, patients can expect shorter recovery times, less pain and dramatically lessened scarring. For example, with a single-site robotic laparoscopic cholecystectomy, the gallbladder is removed via an incision in the belly-button, rather than using a larger incision in the abdomen with traditional surgery, or multiple points of entry from a traditional laparoscopic procedure.Program offers outreach to homebound LGBT seniorsST. PETERSBURG The Metro Friendly Visitors, a group of LGBT seniors at Metro Community Center in the Kenwood area of St. Petersburg, is making a special outreach to homebound LGBT seniors throughout Pinellas County for communication and socialization. Those who participate in the Metro Center senior activities enjoy the good fellowship of regular group discussions and outings. However, members realize that there many in the community who are shutins due to ill-health and injury. The Metro Friendly Visitors program targets shut-ins, those who may be residing alone or in a group care setting. Metro Friendly Visitors needs help identifying those LGBT homebound seniors in Pinellas County who might welcome some companionship and regular visits from volunteers. For information, email Adam Jahr at adamj@metrotampabay.org. The Metro Friendly Visitors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3 p.m., at the Metro Community Center, 3251 Third Ave. N.Morton Plant to offer CarFit CLEARWATER Morton Plant Mease Memory Disorders Clinic and the Aging Well Center are teaming up to offer CarFit, a free, new safety program designed to help older adults learn how the fit of their vehicle affects their driving and how to use their vehicles safety features. The CarFit event will take place Friday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Aging Well Center at The Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road. Older drivers are considered safer drivers because they are more likely to wear seatbelts and less apt to speed. However, they are more likely to be seriously injured or killed from a car accident due to their bodies fragility and improper fit in their cars, CarFit program organizers say. Drivers who attend the free community event will have a 12-point checklist done in about 20 minutes that includes checking if the driver: is sitting correctly and positioned at least 10 inches from the steering wheel; can reach the pedals easily with ones foot instead of toes causing slower reaction time; and has the flexibility to adjust mirrors and minimize blind spots. Trained volunteers will recommend car and driver adjustments after the inspection. Drivers interested in having a CarFit check are asked to preregister. Call 724-3070. CarFit is an educational and safety program created by the American Society on Aging, and developed in collaboration with American Automobile Association, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association.Morton Plant seeks volunteersMorton Plant Mease Health Care provides a variety of volunteer opportunities at hospitals and facilities throughout Pinellas and Pasco counties. Volunteers enrich the lives of patients and families by generously donating time and services. Among the volunteers opportunities available are: Offering inpatient/bedside support as a patient companion Providing retail support in retail shops or the hospital gift shops Assisting visitors at information or lobby guides Making community outreach through our free van service as dispatchers, drivers, and aides Volunteers are needed at the following locations: Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor Mease Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, New Port Richey Bardmoor Outpatient & Surgery Center, Largo Morton Plant Mease Outpatient Center, Trinity Turley Family Health Center, Clearwater Volunteers with Morton Plant Mease Health Care meet critical community needs and enrich the lives of others. Volunteers learn new skills, meet new people, and remain active. Volunteer opportunities are available seven days a week for those 14 years old and older. Hours are flexible and can be scheduled during the day or on evenings or weekends. For information, call 7346262.Morton Plant schedules December programsThe Morton Plant Meese Bay Care Health System will offer a number of programs in December at various locations. Support groups and classes are free to the public unless a fee is noted. For information on upcoming programs, call 9536877 or visit www.BayCareEvents.org. Participating locations include: Axelrod Pavilion, 400 Pinellas St., Clearwater Bard moor Medical Arts Building, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, 8787 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater Meese Countryside Hospital, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor Meese Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, 1840 Meese Drive, Safety Harbor Meese Dunedin Hospital, 601 Main St., Dunedin Morton Plant Hospital, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater Morton Plant Meese Outpatient Center, 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity Powell Pavilion, 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater Peak Orthopedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, 430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Meese Countryside, 3253 McMullen Booth Road, ClearwaterFollowing is a list of upcoming support groups and presentations:Wellness Cancer Cancer Support Group (Women) Monday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Cancer Support Group (Women) Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Tuesdays, Dec. 3 and 17, 3 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Oncology Services Conference Room, Second Floor. Head and Neck Cancer Support Group Monday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, Administrative Conference Room. Look Good, Feel Better Monday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2. LUNA (Latinos United for a New Awakening) de Pinellas Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Second Floor, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room. Multiple Myeloma Educational Group Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Prostate Cancer Discussion Group Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. Thyroid Cancer Support Group Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Tuttle Auditorium D. The Art of Well-being: Creative Class for Cancer Patients and Family Members Thursday, Dec. 19, 4 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Space is limited, registration is required. Call 953-9038. Wellness Cardiac/Circulation Womens Heart Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105. Wellness Caregivers Early Stage Alzheimers Support Group for Patients Monday, Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m., Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114. Wellness Parenting Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 12, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Fifth Floor Conference Room. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 8, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 15, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 18, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Breastfeeding Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 4 & 5, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Wednesday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Saturday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fifth floor classroom. Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Infants Group Fridays, Dec. 6 and 20, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (First and Third Friday of the month.) Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Toddlers Group Friday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (Second Friday of the month.) Car Seat Inspection Thursday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 and 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Friday, Dec. 20, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Health newsRoom, Fee: $25. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25. Infant/Child CPR Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $20. Newborn Care Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Newborn Care Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Waterbirth Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25.Wellness Other AWAKE: Sleep Disorder Support Group for Apnea Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Bariatric Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., Mease Dunedin Hospital, Meeting Room 2. Bereavement Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Monday, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 9 11 a.m., Morton Plant Sleep Disorders Center, Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Tuesdays, Dec. 3, 10, and 17, 10 a.m. 4 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 120. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11, and 18, 9 a.m. Noon, Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 210. Diabetes Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 1-3. Diabetes Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Heart and Vascular Pavilion, Community Room A.

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The Curious Savage, by John Patrick, through Sunday, Nov. 24, at Venue Ensemble Theatre, 9125 U.S. 19 N., Pinellas Park. Performances are Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2:30 p.m. For tickets information and reservations, call 822-6194, email venueactorstudio@gmail.com or visit www.venueactorstudio.org. Richard Rosen directs this comedic play about Ethel P. Savage, a woman whose husband recently died and left her approximately $10 million dollars. Contrasting the kindness and loyalty of psychiatric patients with the avarice and vanity of respectable public figures, the play calls into question conventional definitions of sanity while lampooning celebrity culture. Sanding Ovations, Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 20-24, on the beach at 107th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island. The 2013 Masters Cup Professional Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival will feature arts and crafts and performances from Applebutter Express, The Black Honkeys, Cornfused, Rocket Man, Come Back Alice and Sarasota Slim. There also will be a childrens area and a fireworks display. For information and an event schedule, call 547-4575 or visit www.mytreasureisland.org. The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 22-24, at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater; and Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. The annual event will feature bands such as Bill Allreds Classic Jazz Band, Wallys Warehouse Waifs, Cornet Chop Suey, High Sierra, Dave Bennett and the Memphis Boys, Jubilee Jazz, Midiri Brothers, Red Garter Jazz, Tom Rigney and Flambeau and many more. A weekend badge costs $100. Daily badges for Friday and Sunday are $40. Daily badges for Saturday are $50. Call Bette Marnell at 5360064 or visit www.jazzclassic.net. Dunedin Celtic Festival, Saturday, Nov. 23, noon to 9:30 p.m., at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. This years outdoor celebration will feature performances by Celtica, The Fighting Jamesons, The Killdares, Juniper and Seven Nations. Also performing will be the City of Dunedin Pipe Band, Dunedin High School Scottish Highlander Marching Band, Dunedin High School Pipe Band, Dunedin Middle School Band, Dunedin Highland Middle School Pipe Band and the Highland Dancers. The festival serves as a fundraiser for Dunedins Scottish bands and is promoted, organized and managed by the Dunedin Highland Games and Festival Committee Inc. Visit www.dunedinhighlandgames.com/CelticFestival.html. Roger McGuinn, Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 5876793 or visit largoarts.com. McGuinn, one of the founding members of The Byrds, is known as an innovator for merging folk and rock music in the 1960s. Prior to forming The Byrds, Roger toured and performed folk music with the Limeliters, Chad Mitchell Trio and Bobby Darin as a guitarist and banjo player. His music has been a staple on the music charts as well as many movie soundtracks. Some hits singles include Turn! Turn! Turn!, Eight Miles High and Mr. Tambourine Man. Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Delivery ManGenre: Comedy Cast: Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders and Britt Robertson Director: Ken Scott Rated: PG-13 An affable underachiever finds out hes fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.The Hunger Games: Catching FireGenre: Action, drama and science fictionCast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Lenny Kravitz, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Toby Jones, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone, Philip Seymour Hoff-Opening this weekendHunger Games: Catching Fire, Delivery Man hits the big screen Photo by MURRAY CLOSE/LIONSGATE FILMSJosh Hutcherson stars as Peeta Mellark and Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeenin The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. man, Amanda Plummer, Lynn Cohen, Patrick St. Esprit, Meta Golding, Bruno Gunn, Alan Ritchson, E. Roger Mitchell, Maria Howell, Stephanie Leigh Schlund, Sam Claflin and Jeffrey Wright Director: Francis Lawrence Rated: PG-13 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. 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Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th annual Hunger Games a competition that could change Panem forever.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.PhilomenaGenre: Drama Cast: Judi Dench and Steve Coogan Director: Stephen Frears Rated: R Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, Philomena focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock something her IrishCatholic community didnt have the highest opinion of and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldnt allow for any sort of inquiry into the sons whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee meets Sixsmith (Coogan), a BBC reporter with whom she decides to discover her long-lost son.Weekend of a ChampionGenre: Documentary Cast: Sir Jackie Stewart and Roman Polanski Director: Frank Simon and Roman Polanski Not rated In 1971, motor racing fan Roman Polanski spent a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempted to win the Monaco Grand Prix. Polanski was given intimate access to Stewarts world for three days, both on the track and off. The result is an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers. Some 40 years on, Polanski and Stewart meet once again. In a remarkable post-script, they discuss the sport, both past and present, with a unique and unmatched perspective.For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly .com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu. Photo by ALEX BAILEY/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANYJudi Dench and Steve Coogan star in Philomena. OPENING, from page 1B A&E news Visit the Seminole Beacon every day at www.TBNweekly.comMuseum names new executive directorST. PETERSBURG The St. Petersburg Museum of History recently hired Rui Farias as its executive director. Farias, a history teacher at St. Petersburg High School who teaches the only St. Petersburg history class offered in Pinellas County, also brings 15 years of experience in event marketing and facility management to the 91-year-old museum. Prior to joining the faculty at St. Petersburg High, Farias was instrumental in creating and marketing downtown events with the Festival of States and worked as the marketing director for the United Soccer Leagues and Global Spectrums Pinellas Expo Center. Ruis combination of business background, experience in working for nonprofit boards and experience as a Florida history teacher is a perfect fit for the Executive Director position, said Joseph Griner in a press release. Griner is board president. The museum has recently unveiled Little Cooperstown the Guinness World Records certified largest collection of autographed baseballs and is preparing for Flight 2014 the 100th anniversary of the worlds first commercial airline flight from St. Petersburg to Tampa. This is an exciting time for the St. Petersburg Museum of History and it is an honor that the board chose me to lead it, Farias said. This museum has been St. Petersburgs best kept secret it is our goal and vision to transform this museum into a vibrant cultural center for the entire community. The St. Petersburg Museum of History celebrating its 91st year is at 335 Second Ave. NE on the approach to The Pier. For information, call 894-1052 or visit www.spmoh.org.Florida Highwayman to visit art societyPINELLAS PARK The Pinellas Park Art Society will welcome one of the original Florida Highwaymen on Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd. Artist and legend Robert Lewis will demonstrate his techniques, discuss his work and feature works for sale. Lewis, who is still an active painter, is one of the surviving Florida Highwaymen.The Florida Highwaymen, a group of 26 African-Americans, broke convention to paint beautiful iconic Florida landscapes. Originating in the mid-1950s, an era marked by racism and poverty, these selftaught entrepreneurs mentored each other while they painted on basic materials like Upson board for canvasses, and crown molding for frames. Local galleries shunned their work, so they peddled their art from car trunks along area roadways, hence their name. Their art freed them from work in citrus groves and labor camps, and they created a body of work that has become not only a timeless collection of a natural environment, but a symbol of determination and belief in oneself. See A&E news, page 3BNovember 21, 2013CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Going green at home puts more green in your pocket. Use the surplus to keep the momentum going, Capricorn. Whispers at the office get louder.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Dashes of yellow remind you of the importance of a positive outlook. Cheer up, Aquarius. Life will get better. A fitness goal is reached ahead of schedule.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Youre back in the black, and its time to celebrate, Pisces. Invite some pals over for a takeout feast. A relative meddles a little too much.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Feeling blue, Aries? You wont be for long, as old friends and new drop by. Put out the welcome mat and prepare to have a ball. An email clues you in.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Life these days is like looking at the world through rose-colored glasses. Everything is good, Taurus, even the not-so-good. A project ends with a flourish.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Very few things in life are black and white. Usually theres some gray, particularly with an issue at the office. There is much work left to do, Gemini.CancerJune 22 July 22 Red faces alert you to the frustration growing at work. Resolve it now, Cancer. Pops of scarlet here and there in the home decor lift spirits.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Golden moments come only once, Leo. Make this one a memory for years to come. An idea has potential but requires more research in order to pan out.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Color you happy this week, Virgo, as old goals are reached and new ones are made. An orange gelatin dish brings back many fond memories.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 A senior makes remarkable strides. Take them out to lunch to celebrate, Libra. The moody blues lift at home with a gift of green.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 A youngster is pretty in pink, and it would pay for you to notice, Scorpio. Ties once thought broken are stronger than ever. A friend returns a favor.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 A brief glance at the brown foliage outside reveals your inner state. Youll be feeling pretty blah until a blast from the past returns. Enjoy, Sagittarius. Across1. Weather map curves 10. Ring 15. At once, esp. payments (3 wds) 16. Accept 17. Land bordering a lake 18. Prefix with red 19. Past 20. "For shame!" 21. Animal hides 22. Corners of the eye 24. "Act your ___!" 25. Blood carrier 29. Insect between molts 31. Print media not controlled by government (2 wds) 35. Delay 36. "___ be a cold day in hell ..." (contraction) 37. Anger 38. Brain area 39. "The Sweetheart of Sigma ___" 40. Pleasing 42. Plant and animal life of particular regions 44. He took two tablets 45. Chop (off) 46. Victory hand gestures (2 wds) 50. Anoint 52. Ed.'s request (acronym) 53. Doctor's order 58. "M*A*S*H" role 59. Cylindrical cells through which nutrients flow in flowering plants 61. Decree 62. Not mixed with water 63. Piers 64. Writers of literary worksDown1. "Field of Dreams" setting 2. Catch 3. "Beetle Bailey" dog 4. Accordingly 5. "Catch!" 6. "Star Trek" rank: Abbr. 7. Indian dish of yogurt, cucumbers and spices 8. Cricket fielding position (hyphenated) 9. Cold shower? 10. Contribute money (2 wds) 11. Better 12. Parade balloon 13. Persons to whom property is pledged as security for loans 14. Desk item 22. Ceiling 23. ___ Master's Voice 25. Buff 26. Type of corrective shoe 27. Kindled anew 28. ___ el Amarna, Egypt 30. Coarse, obnoxious people 32. Fix, in a way 33. "To ___ is human ..." 34. "Comprende?" 38. ___-tzu 40. Balaam's mount 41. Dash lengths 42. Made a loud noise 43. Heads off 47. Any Time 48. Increases, e.g. weight 49. Demands 51. Dearth 53. Bank 54. Small ornamental ladies' bag 55. Makeshift shelters 56. "Not on ___!" ("No way!") (2 wds) 57. Resting places 60. ___ Appia 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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Entertainment 3B Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 roosterfishgrill.com776 Missouri Ave. N., Largo 727.584.5888Join Us ForPrime Rib Thursdays4pm-closeLobster ManiaEvery WednesdayAll You Can EatFish & ChipsEvery Day 2-5pm ALL DAY Monday$799 and up$1299 Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm Friday & Saturday 11am-10pm CHECK OUTthe Locals NEW Favorite Casual Seafood Restaurant!Welcome Back Snowbirds!112113S FREECup of SoupCrab Corn Chowder Lobster Bisque New England Clam ChowderWith purchase of any food item. 1 coupon per person visit. Not valid with any other offers. coupon expires 12/15/13MARGARITA! 6 Flavors to choose from.With purchase of an entre. One per customer/visit not to be combined with any other offer. Exp. 12/15/13. 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For Lamb Lovers Greek Salad for One $5.95 RESTAURANTCELEBRATING31YEARS! 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. 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The production stars Katherine Michelle Tanner, Chris Crawford, Steve Garland, Brian Shea, Vincent Stalba, Drew DeCaro, Larry Alexander, Joey Panek, Jim Sorenson, Chris Jackson, Jonelle Marie Meyer and Daniel Harris. Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder, the audience watches the effect of the disease as it devastates the lives of the protagonists. Jumping between Manhattan and Fire Island, vignettes carry the audience from the it-couldnt-happen-to-me mentality of the early days of the disease to the invasive effect it has had on everyones lives, today. The title of the film comes from the New York Times refusal to acknowledge homosexual relationships in their obituary section during this period. Instead, survivors were referred to as Longtime Companions of the deceased. By special permission from Craig Lucas, this one-night-only performance will benefit People with AIDS programs at Metropolitan Charities of Pinellas. The Suncoast AIDS Theatre Project is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness, provide assistance, and perpetuate a life of dignity for those affected and infected by HIV and AIDS. To learn more about The Suncoast AIDS Theatre Project, call Garry Allan Breul at 941-7586399 or garallan@msn.com. Visit www.TBNweekly.com The surviving Highwaymen, now in their 60s and 70s, are an important chapter in Americas culture and history. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at Roes Deli, located inside Park Station. For information, call 204-4256 or visit pinel lasart.com.Voters to decide 2014 Gecko Ball theme GULFPORT Organizers of Gulfports annual Gecko Ball are encouraging the public to vote now on the theme of next years event. The sixth annual Gecko Ball will be Aug. 23, 2014, building on the tradition of this increasingly popular annual event one week before Gecko Fest. Past themes have included Geckos in Wonderland, with an Alice in Wonderland twist; The Lizard of Oz, evoking all things Oz; Hooray for Geckowood, boasting Hollywood glamour; and most recently Gecko Night Fever, the smash hit 1970s disco-themed ball. Each theme inspires its own array of costumes, dcor, food and music for the Gecko Ball, and also leads to a separate costume theme for Gecko Fest itself. Three themes have been selected for final voting by the public for 2014, including: Gecko Sock Hop, revolving around 1950s Americana a la Grease or Happy Days Gecko Mardi Gras, mimicking the flamboyant pageantry and color of Fat Tuesday a la New Orleans or Brazils Carnivale Roaring Geckos, based upon the Roaring s era of America a la The Great Gatsby or Guys and Dolls. Voting will continue through Nov. 30. Participants should only cast one vote per person. To vote, visit www.facebook.com/geckoball and post a choice there in a comment. Voters also are asked to like the page to receive updates on the event. Voters also may email their choice to geck oball2014@yahoo.com. The winning theme will be announced at the beginning of December, allowing partygoers more than eight months to plan and create their 2014 Gecko Ball costumes.Run for the Arts to benefit Suntan Art CenterST. PETE BEACH Run for the Arts will be presented Saturday, Nov. 30, 7:30 a.m., at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. The Suntan Art Center has been keeping the arts alive in St. Pete Beach for more than 50 years, continually striving to expand its programs and offerings to the people of the greater Tampa Bay area. In conjunction with the third annual 100 Artist Show, the center will host its inaugural Run for the Arts event. This family-friendly race will include a 5K run, a Fun Run for kids and an actionpacked Stiletto Sprint (co-ed). Registration for the 5K is $30, $10 for the Fun Run and $25 for the Stiletto Sprint. To register, visit www.active.com or www.suntanart.org. Suntan Art Center Inc. is a federally recognized 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Its mission is to bring quality education and opportunity for artistic expression to the citizens of St. Pete Beach and all surrounding areas through exhibits, classes, workshops, demonstrations and outdoor art fairs. A&E news, from page 2B

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4B Entertainment Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE 032813 www.TBNweekly.com CLICK PRINT SAVE!Its Easy ... Its Fast ... You Save!PRINTABLE COUPONS Monday Dance 1:30-4:30pm w/Bobby Tess Friday, November 22 Just Us Saturday, November 23 Two Dog Nite Sunday, November 24 Jerry Chase 3 -6pm FRIDAY FISH FRY 4:30-7pm $7 Fried, blackened, grilled, with fries, slaw & dinner roll Lunch Tuesday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm Sat. & Sun. Cookout & Tiki Bar 1-5pm 1st Sun. of the month-breakfast 8am-11am 1st Tuesday Spaghetti Dinner 5pm-7pm $7The Friendliest Post in Seminole!Dining Room Open to the PublicLegion Membership Required For Alcohol 112113 Doors open at 11:00, Early Bird games begin at NoonBright, clean, friendly environment!! Prices for paper packs are low!! Prizes are high!!Free donut and coffee with entry! Every Wednesday.CHAPEL ON THE HILL, UCC12601 Park Blvd. in Seminole727-391-2919 www.coth.org Lunch available010313Chapel Bingo OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY, NOV. 28, IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING. WE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING EARLY DEADLINES: Retail Advertising Seminole/Beach Beacon Largo Leader Belleair Bee Clearwater Beacon Pinellas Park Beacon: Thursday, Nov. 21 @ 5 p.m. Classied Advertising Display Ads: Thursday, Nov. 21 @ 5 p.m. Line Ads: Friday, Nov. 22 @ Noon Editorial Press Releases Thursday, Nov. 21 @ Noon110713 101713 Looking Ahead Looking AheadClearwater Sugar Babies, by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby, with music by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Al Dubin; through Nov. 24, at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $26 for adults and $13 for students. Call 4461360 or visit www.franciswilson playhouse.org. This show boasts a riotously funny, nostalgic trip to burlesque: chorus girls, tap dancing, fan dancing and double and quadruple takes. Song numbers include I Cant Give You Anything But Love Baby and Dont Blame Me. A sizeable Broadway show, Sugar Babies is glitzy, fabulous, fun with a very patriotic finale. Musical of Musicals (The Musical!), a comedic musical by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell, presented by West Coast Players, through Nov. 24, at West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org. The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is a musical about musicals. In this hilarious satire of musical theater, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim. Where else can you see one musical with an opera, rock music, a homicidal artistic genius and a dream ballet? This comic valentine to musical theater was the longest running show in the York Theatre Companys 35-year history. The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 22-24, at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater; and Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. The annual event will feature bands such as Bill Allreds Classic Jazz Band, Wallys Warehouse Waifs, Cornet Chop Suey, High Sierra, Dave Bennett and the Memphis Boys, Jubilee Jazz, Midiri Brothers, Red Garter Jazz, Tom Rigney and Flambeau and many more. A weekend badge costs $100. Daily badges for Friday and Sunday are $40. Daily badges for Saturday are $50. Call Bette Marnell at 536-0064 or visit www.jazzclas sic.net. Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013, Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013 is an uplifting, highenergy show the whole family will love. Get into the holiday spirit as some of musics biggest names jam on fresh, lively arrangements of seasonal favorites, led by multi-Grammy nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz. Joining Koz this year are Japanese born pianist/composer/producer Keiko Matsui, who has shared the stage with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Miles Davis; world-renowned singer Oleta Adams, who first came to prominence when Tears for Fears asked her to appear on their The Seeds of Love album and who has released eight acclaimed CDs of her own, crossing effortlessly between R&B, jazz, popular and gospel music; and Jonathan Butler, who was the first black artist played on white stations in his native South Africa and has since earned accolades in the R&B, contemporary jazz and gospel fields. Our Town, by Thornton Wilder; Dec. 5-15, at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. Call 446-1360 or visit www.franciswilsonplayhouse.org. Wilder received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1938. It is a play in three acts that explores the lives of the Gibbs and Webb families living in a small, quintessentially American town in New Hampshire. Wilder described it as a little play with all the big subjects in it. The Stage Manager is narrator throughout the play describing the locations (as scenery is sparse) and making key observations about the world the play creates. Sixth annual Bowzers Rock & Roll Holiday Party hosted by Jon Bowzer Bauman, Saturday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. The show will feature Lesley Gore, Lou Christie, Lenny Welch, Joey Dee, Bowzer & The Stingrays and Rocky & The Rollers with special guests Johnny Contardo and Henry Gross, formerly of Sha Na Na. While attending Columbia University in New York in 1969, student Jon Bauman along with his fellow classmates combined their love for the classics of Rock & Roll with a dynamic theatrical approach to form Sha Na Na. The as legends eighth professional gig was opening for Jimi Hendrix 44 years ago this summer at The Woodstock Festival. Bauman went on to become a VJ on the music channel VH-1 during its first two years. Hes appeared on several television series, such as Miami Vice. He also hosted the Hollywood Squares half of the Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour. Bauman has spoken on behalf of musicians and helped pass legislation, known as the Truth in Music Act, that compels any group using the name of a classic group have at least one of the original members. Michael McDonald: This Christmas An Evening of Holiday and Hits, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $82. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. With a career that encompasses five Grammy Awards, numerous chart successes, personal and professional accolades, as well as collaborations with some of the worlds most prominent artists, Michael McDonald remains an enduring force in popular music. From s-era Doobie Brothers classics such as What A Fool Believes and solo hits like I Keep Forgettin through two highly-acclaimed Motown covers albums and recent genre-busting guest spots with alternative buzz bands Grizzly Bear and Holy Ghost, McDonald is an artist whose work is both timeless and everevolving. Trace Adkins: The Christmas Show Tour, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Adkins will release The Kings Gift, a Christmas album of Celtic carols, in October. He will be touring in support of the album, including a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall. The show will be a reverent theatrical and musical production for the whole family. The Christmas Show Tour begins a new Adkins holiday tradition for years to come. Envisioned as a theatrical production, Adkins will alternate between fireside storytelling of anecdotes (both personal and historical) and performances of classic carols with a 12-piece ensemble a quartet string section, female vocalists, and a range of traditional instruments. The tour is inspired by Adkins annual hosting duties at Disney Worlds Candlelight Processional, where his deep baritone narrates Christmas stories while a full choir and orchestra performs. Rockapella Friday, Dec. 20, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $30. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The worlds most loved five-man contemporary pop vocal phenomenon is known for its astonishing live performances and Rockapellas holiday show is a must see event. With their completely original take on the holidays, Rockapella creates a light-hearted and unforgettable holiday experience as they travel the country spreading musical holiday cheer. From unique takes on classic favorites to brand new originals destined to become classics, audiences of all ages can expect to be charmed by a holiday performance like no other. Sinbad, Saturday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $39. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 standup comedians of all time, Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a hit em in the face style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing in the aisles for over the past two decades. He freely admits that he doesnt know any jokes, except for the ones that his dad told him back in the day. The basis of his humor comes from everyone he meets, everything hes seen and everything hes done. Nebraska Theatre Caravan presents A Christmas Carol, Monday, Dec. 23, 2 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheck erdhall.com. Tickets start at $35. A cherished tradition, this is the longest-running production of A Christmas Carol in the United States. In this beloved Dickens classic, ghosts of Christmases past, present and future guide Scrooge on a journey of redemption as he discovers the spirit of Christmas and a new life filled with joy and love. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series. Gilbert Gottfried, Sunday, Dec. 29, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $25. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap .com. At the young age of 15, Gottfried began doing stand-up in New York City and, after a few short years, became known around town as the comedians comedian. After spending several years mastering the art of standup comedy, producers of the legendary NBC late night comedy show Saturday Night Live became aware of Gottfried and, in 1980, hired him as a cast member. It wasnt until a few years later when his true notoriety would begin when MTV hired him for a series of improvised and hilarious promos for the newly formed channel. This led to several television appearances on The Cosby Show and Late Night with David Letterman. Gottfrieds work in television soon led to roles in film. Most notable was his improvised scene as business manager Sidney Bernstein in the hit sequel Beverly Hills Cop II. Aside from his glowing reputation in comedy clubs, Gottfried began to gain a reputation as the king of quirky roles in both movies and television. He appeared in such movies as Problem Child, Problem Child II, Look Whos Talking II and The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. He was also the host of the very popular late night movie series USA Up All Night. After his stellar performance as the wise cracking parrot, Iago, in the Disney classic Aladdin, Gottfried became one of the most recognizable voiceover talents. His signature voice can be heard in several commercials, cartoons and movies including the frustrated duck in the AFLAC Insurance commercials. Gottfried also is the voice of Digit in the longrunning PBS series Cyberchase. B.B. King, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.; and Thursday, Jan. 2, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $69. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The legendary blues icon will performs on New Years Eve at the all-new Capitol Theatre. He will play again on Jan. 2. King will start a new tradition for downtown Clearwater with the first New Years Eve concert at the newly renovated, 93-year-old Capitol Theatre. Throughout the 1990s as well as the 1980s, 1970s, 1960s and 1950s, there has been only one King of the Blues: Riley B. King, affectionately known as B.B. King. Since King started recording in the late 1940s, he has released more than 60 albums many of them considered blues classics, like 1965s definitive live blues album Live At The Regal and 1976s collaboration with Bobby Blue Bland, Together For The First Time. Kings most popular crossover hit, 1970s The Thrill Is Gone went to No. 15 on the Billboard Pop Charts. Over the years, King has developed one of the worlds most readily identified guitar styles. He borrowed from Lonnie Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, T-Bone Walker and others, integrating his precise vocal like string bends and his left hand vibrato, both of which have become indispensable components of rock guitarists vocabulary. His economy, his every note counts phrasing, has been a model for thousands of players including Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Jeff Beck. King has mixed traditional blues, jazz, swing, mainstream pop and jump into a unique sound. His singing is richly melodic, both vocally and in the singing that comes from his guitar. Steve Lippia in Simply Swingin with Sinatra & Friends, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. Steve Lippia, one of the most prominent interpreters of standards and swing music, returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall with his swinging, hot big band behind him! His youthful vitality lends itself perfectly to this brisk, exhilarating production. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series. Katharine McPhee, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Actress and Columbia recording artist Katharine McPhee spent the past two years shooting the highly anticipated Steven Spielberg/NBC TV series Smash in New York City. McPhee is currently in the studio working on her next solo record, due out later this year. McPhees self-titled debut album exploded on the Billboard 200 and was the best charting debut for a female artist within a twoyear period. She has co-starred in the hit Adam Sandler comedy House Bunny and co-starred in episodes of CSI-NY, Community and The Family Guy. McPhee was featured on two hit PBS specials: Foster and Friends and Chris Botti in Boston alongside Sting, Andrea Bocelli and John Mayer. Blue Suede Shoes: The One and Only Double Elvis Birthday Bash, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. The show will feature Scot Bruce and Mike Albert. Back by popular demand, the top two Elvises return with one phenomenal show. Bruce stars as the young Elvis and Albert as the Las Vegas Elvis. Along with the Big E Band, the performers offer a rockin birthday party celebration of Americas first rock n roll icon. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series. Gulfport USA Dance, Monday, Nov. 26, 7 to 10:15 p.m., at Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd., Gulfport. Admission is $7 and includes a dance workshop, professional and amateur exhibitions, dance hosts and snacks. For information, call 397-5754.Largo The Greatest Christmas Villain, a musical by Richard Budin, through Nov. 24, at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt Keene Road, Largo. Tickets are $20 for adults or $10 for children. Performance times are Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Gateswing, president of the worlds largest toy company, plans to trick Santa and take his toys. Can he be stopped? What will happen to Christmas? Will the elves lose their jobs? For more information and to purchase tickets, call 5183131. Roger McGuinn, Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. McGuinn, one of the founding members of The Byrds, is known as an innovator for merging folk and rock music in the 1960s. Prior to forming The Byrds, Roger toured and performed folk music with the Limeliters, Chad Mitchell Trio and Bobby Darin as a guitarist and banjo player. His music has been a staple on the music charts as well as many movie soundtracks. Some hits singles include Turn! Turn! Turn!, Eight Miles High and Mr. Tambourine Man. Diane Schuur, Sunday, Nov. 24, 7 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Schuur is a twotime Grammy winner for Best Jazz Vocal Performance Female and has a total of five Grammy nominations to her name. She has performed at some of the worlds most prestigious venues including the Carnegie Hall and the White House. She has also toured the world performing with greats such as Quincy Jones, Stan Getz, B.B. King, Dizzy Gillespie, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Charles, Joe Williams and Stevie Wonder. Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. This amazing group combines award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. Holiday Party of One, by Alison Burns with musical arrangements by Stan Collins; Dec. 5-20, at New Stage Theatre, inside Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. For performance times and ticket information, call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. This Tampa Bay holiday traditional finds a home at New Stage Theatre after its highly acclaimed run in 2012. Written by local talents Alison Burns and Karla Hartley, this hilarious holiday treat follows three overworked, out of touch, See LOOKING AHEAD, page 5B

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Music critics have praised this spectacular group and rave of the flawless vocal technique and crystal-clear, precise intonation. Victor Wooten with special guest Stu Hamm, Friday, Jan. 3, 8 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Five-time Grammy award winner, Wooten is known for his solo recordings, tours and as a member of the Grammy-winning super group, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones. He has won most every major award given to a bass guitarist. Wooten was voted Bassist of the Year by Bass Player Magazine three times and is the only person to have won the award more than once. Hamm has firmly established himself as one of the most influential electric bassists of the past half-century. Hamm helped to reshape the contemporary concept of the bass guitar as an unaccompanied instrument with the utilization of polyphonic, two-handed tapping, slapping and popping techniques, chords, and harmonics. Title of Show, with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell; Feb. 6-23, at New Stage Theatre, inside Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. For performance times and ticket information, call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. Title of Show is a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter about a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter. Its very specificity gives it broad appeal, as it takes a thoroughly unique and comical look at the pleasures and perils of the artistic process. Thoroughly Modern Millie, with book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics by Dick Scanlan; presented by Eight OClock Theatre, Feb. 28 through March 16, 2014, at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $25.50 for adults and $12.50 for children 19 and younger with identification. A city of Largo handling charge of $3.50 will be added to each ticket. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a fast-paced, energetic musical comedy set in the roaring s. Taking place in New York City in 1922, Millie Dillmount has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. Its a New York full of intrigue and jazz a time when women were entering the workforce and the rules of love and social behavior were changing forever. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading LOOKING AHEAD, from page 4Bmen and a dragon-lady of a villainess audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment. The production will feature Linda Weir as director and Amy Phillips as choreographer.Madeira Beach Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue, Madeira Beach. American Craft Endeavors will host this festival, now in its second year. Madeira Way will be lined with fine crafters from all areas, displaying their works for sale at this community festival. Attendees will find a wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, metal works and much more. Admission is free. Pinellas Park ArtZFair, Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Mainlands, Unit 1 Clubhouse, 9650 Mainlands Blvd., Pinellas Park. Admission is free. Call Jeanne at 569-0626 or Dawn at 498-7605. Sponsored by Women and Arts & Craft Clubs of Mainlands Unit 1, the fair will offer local artisans the opportunity to display and sell their everyday and holiday handmade accessories, clothing and household decor wares. The event will feature hourly basket raffles, food and a bake sale. A consignment wall art section will be included.St. Petersburg Mix 100.7s Acoustic Christmas show, Friday, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $41.50. Call 893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com. Pop singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat will join the Goo Goo Dolls, The Fray, ZZ Ward and Michael Franti for the holiday show. Caillat, who was rejected twice by American Idol and became first known to fans through MySpace, debuted in 2007 with Coco, which included hit singles Bubbly and Realize. A year later, she won a Grammy for Lucky, a duet with Jason Mraz. In 2009, she was named Billboard magazines 94th best-selling music artist of the 2000-2009 decade. Caillat has sold more than six million albums worldwide and more than 10 million singles. The Goo Goo Dolls made their mark 20 years ago and recently released their latest album, Magnetic. Renowned for their commercially successful 1998 single Iris, the band has released nine albums, had 14 top ten singles on various charts and sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. Iris was ranked No. 1 on Billboards Top 100 Pop Songs 1992-2012 chart last October. Magnetic has 11 news songs from the celebratory single Rebel Beat to the love-rediscovery ballad Slow It Down to the blue-collar anthem Keep the Car Running. Band members are primary singer, songwriter and guitarist John Rzeznik, bassist Robby Takas and drummer Mike Malinin. The Fray, a rock band from Denver, achieved national success with their debut album, How to Save a Life, in 2005. The single, Over My Head (Cable Car), became a Top 10 hit in the United States, and the release of their second single, How to Save a Life, brought them worldwide fame. The song charted in the top three of the Billboard Hot 100 and was a top five single in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Sleeping Beauty, performed by the Rudolf Nureyev State Ballet Theatre; Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, 3 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 893-7832 or visit TheMahaffey.com. The fairy tale ballet of The Sleeping Beauty, set to the music of Tchaikovsky, is choreographed by Marius Petipa. The Rudolf Nureyev State Ballet Theatre is the youngest among the Russian theater companies and from Nureyevs childhood home of Ufa. Tony Bennett, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 7:30 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $65. Call 893-7832 or visit www.themahaffey.com. Bennett, who turns 87 this year, is the beloved singer of American popular classical music, easy listening standards, show tunes, jazz and, more recently, duets. His duets are with prominent singers of varying techniques including Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, Barbra Streisand, Michael Bubl, Stevie Wonder, k.d. lang and Lady Gaga. An NEA Jazz Master, Tony Bennett has won 17 Grammy Awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award and two Emmys. He has also been honored by the Kennedy Center. His early influences were Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby among other classical singers. He had his first No. 1 popular song, Because of You, in 1951 and reached an artistic peak in jazz singing later that decade. Bennett sang his ballad, his signature song, I Left My Heart in San Francisco in 1962. Flash forward to the late s and s: a new audience, the MTV Generation, discovered Tony Bennett. Unplugged, his album resulting from a 1994 MTV appearance, went Platinum and won multiple Grammys including the top prize of Album of the Year. Jim Breuer, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 7:30 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $29. Call 8223590 or visit www.mypalladium .org. Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, best known for charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions and family-friendly stand-up. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for four years and co-starred in the 1998 comedy Half Baked with Dave Chappelle. Breuer knew he wanted to be a stand-up comic since his high school days and, after spending several years working across the country, settled in as a regular on the New York comedy club circuit. He quickly landed a gig on the Uptown Comedy Club nationally syndicated show and later appeared on ABCs Home Improvement with Tim Allen. His big break happened in 1995 when he joined SNL. During his four years there, he became a fan-favorite for his original character Goat Boy and his dead-on impressions of actor Joe Pesci. Breuer moved to the big screen, appearing in films Half Baked, Zookeeper, Dick, Titan A.E. and Beer League and on the smaller one, hosted MTVs Beach House, and VH1s Web Junk 20. Peter Nero and the Philly POPS orchestra, performing The Gershwin Project; Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $37.50. Call 893-7832 or visit www.themahaffey.com. Awardwinning pianist, founding conductor and artistic director of the Philly POPS orchestra, Nero has produced 68 records in his musical career and is hailed as one of the premier interpreters of George Gershwin. A child prodigy, he began his formal music training when 7 years old, was accepted to New York Citys prestigious High School of Music and won a scholarship to the Julliard School of Music. His first major national TV success came at the age of 17 when he was chosen to perform Rhapsody in Blue on Paul Whitemans television special. The world-renowned pianist and conductor was awarded lifetime musical achievement awards by the President of the Philadelphia City Council in January and by the American Federation of Musicians and the Philadelphia Musicians Local 77 in 2009. He also received the Mario Lanza Award for outstanding achievement that year. During his 50 years recording music, Nero won two Grammy awards and received 10 additional nominations. The release of The Summer of now available in CD, resulted in a million-selling single and album. His recordings over the last 14 years include two CDS with the Philly POPS, three CDS with full symphony orchestra and the album, Peter Nero and Friends, with Mel Torm, Maureen McGovern, Doc Severinsen and others. By popular demand, many of Neros vinyl recordings have been re-issued on CD, and music lovers of all generations can now hear him on As Time Goes By The Great American Songbook, Volume III, a Rod Stewart album. St. Pete Beach 19th annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Corey Avenue in downtown St. Pete Beach. The show will feature a wide variety of crafts such as finely handcrafted jewelry and pet and spa products. Visit www.artfestival.com.Tampa Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Sunday, Dec. 1, 3 and 7:30 p.m., at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $32.75. Call 813-3012500 or visit www.tampabay timesforum.com. TSO will will celebrate their first 15 years of touring with an encore and final performance of their multi-platinum rock opera, The Lost Christmas Eve. TSO, whose phenomena has grown year after year, has played over 1,500 shows for more than 10 million fans in the past 15 years, and quietly became one of the worlds biggest arena rock acts. The unprecedented fan driven growth is a testament to TSO founder Paul ONeills vision of Rock Theater, the perfect amalgamation of Broadway storytelling with the spectacle of rock, delighting audiences of all ages year after year. Tarpon Springs The Rhythm Kings Dance Orchestra, Thursday, Nov. 21, at Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. Limited reserved seating tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for members and students. General admission tickets are $12. Free dance lessons will be offered at 6 p.m. The dance will run from 7 to 10 p.m. The Rhythm Kings Dance Orchestra plays third Thursdays, serving up the best dance music from the 1920s and s. Attendees will enjoy authentic dance band music and fox trot, waltz, Charleston, lindy, tango or just sit back and listen. The event will include a dance contest with awards. Call 942-5605 or visit TarponArts.org. The 23rd annual Thanksgiving Art and Craft Festival sponsored by the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 1, at 111 E. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. The outdoor showcase has been a holiday favorite for more than 22 years, and has always been presented during Thanksgiving weekend. With the holidays right around the corner, this is the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors alike to shop small business for their gift giving needs. Historic Tarpon Springs, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is widely recognized as a spirited arts destination. The weekends event will feature the original works of new and upcoming talent as well as established artists and crafters. There is something for everyone here from folk art, earthenware, and paintings, to wearable art, body products and personalized gifts. For information, visit www.SIKPromotions .com. Mozarts Don Giovanni, Dec. 6-8, at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Performances are Friday, 7 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $24 for adults and $20 for members and students. Presented by New Century Opera, the productions artistic and executive director is Constantine Grame. New Century Operas production of Wolfgang Amadeus See LOOKING AHEAD, page 10B

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The trials and tribulations of young love are difficult enough to deal with in ordinary settings. How I Live Now takes a tale of teenage romance and plants in the middle of World War III. How I Live Now blends themes of love, loss and familial accountability with a bleak dystopian near-future scenario. Daisy, a neurotic American teenager, is sent to stay with relatives in the English countryside by a father who doesnt seem to want to deal with her. She is initially portrayed as highly unlikable: She is bratty, selfobsessed and impolite. Her attitude toward her cousins Piper, Isaac and Eddie ranges from indifferent to belligerent. Gradually, however, she begins to let down her defenses. She discovers her deceased mother spent time at the home and that she even slept in the same room where Daisy is staying. More importantly, she finds a kindred spirit in her cousin Eddie. The two fall in love. That aspect of the story may be off-putting to some. Love stories between first cousins are controversial. In production notes provided by Magnolia Pictures, Saoirse Ronan makes the case that the relationship is more compelling. I think its stronger and almost more romantic that they are cousins, Ronan says. It makes their connection stronger. She tries to go against it because she knows it defies convention but its a lot more interesting than, Daisy goes to summer camp and meets this dude. Everything is against them but the fact that he understands her better than she does and figures her out straight away gives her such an attraction to him. Even as the romance blossoms in How I Live Now, the couples idyllic summer days are punctuated with increasingly alarming news reports of an escalating conflict in Europe. The mood changes drastically when an unnamed enemy detonates a nuclear device in London, killing thousands and spreading fallout across the countryside. England is dragged into the conflict and martial law ensues. The family is forcibly separated by the British military, with the boys, Eddie and Isaac, conscripted into the army and the girls, Daisy and Piper, recruited as farm laborers. The remainder of the film depicts how Daisy takes responsibility for her 10-year-old cousin Piper and struggles to survive and find a way back to the house in the English countryside where she hopes to find Eddie. How I Live Now brings to mind some of the more notable World War III movies of the 1980s, including World War III, Testament, The Day After, Threads and the animated When the Wind Blows. Like these movies, How I Live Now delivers numerous sequences highlighting the brutality of war with startling realism. Most striking is a scene in which Daisy picks through a pile of corpses to see if either of her cousins is among the dead. Unlike its predecessors, How I Live Now shrewdly keeps the identities of its combatants a mystery. In the 1980s, the backstory of such films generally pitted the United States against the Soviet Union. Since the end of the Cold War, the likelihood of that showdown has greatly diminished and the threat of a global conflict has shifted to other potential adversaries. Because How I Live Now is seen through the eyes of its teenage protagonist, it is fitting that the political elements are downplayed in the film. Ronan gives a solid performance as Daisy. She has screen chemistry with her costar, George MacKay, but it is her rapport with Daisys young cousin Piper that is truly transfixing. For Eddie, MacKay employs the strong-and-silent template, serving up an appealingly provincial persona. Harley Bird plays Piper with stunning depth and range. Tom Holland is equally gifted as Isaac, who seems the only well-adjusted member of the family from the onset. The film is based on Meg Rosoffs novel of the same name, first published in 2004. 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(305)600-5450.(C) FLORIDASTATEWIDENETWORKADSFor information on placing a network ad that will run throughout many of Floridas community newspapers, contact the classified department at 727-397-5563, or via email at classifieds@TBNweekly.com Reel TimeLee Clark Zumpe LCC welcomes McGuinnByrds co-founder shares lifetime of music, love of folk songs on Nov. 22LARGO Chicago native Roger McGuinn returns to the Tampa Bay area Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m., performing at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. McGuinn is best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist of The Byrds, an American rock band that flourished from 1964 through 1973. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with The Byrds. The band boasted a signature sound featuring harmony singing mixed with McGuinns innovated jangly 12-string Rickenbacker guitar. Among the bands most enduring songs are their cover versions of Bob Dylans Mr. Tambourine Man and Pete Seegers Turn! Turn! Turn! along with the selfpenned originals, Eight Miles High, Ill Feel a Whole Lot Better, So You Want to Be a Rock n Roll Star, Ballad of Easy Rider and Chestnut Mare.According to McGuinns bio, provided by Skyline Music, the innovative guitarist was already a veteran of the New York and Los Angeles music scene when he co-founded The Byrds with Gene Clark and David Crosby in 1964. Prior to forming the Byrds, McGuinn toured and performed folk music with the Limeliters, Chad Mitchell Trio and Bobby Darin as a guitarist and banjo player. He was also the musical director and guitarist on Judy Collins #3. McGuinn, a Chicago native, studied at the Old Town School of Folk Music and was active on Chicagos folk scene, where he was strongly influenced as a teenager by Bob Gibson. Within a few weeks of finishing high school, McGuinn was working with the Limeliters in California, playing guitar and banjo on their album Tonight: In Person. McGuinn is also on the Chad Mitchell Trios albums Mighty Day on Campus and The Chad Mitchell Trio at the Bitter End. After touring with singer Bobby Darin, McGuinn moved to New York at Darins request to work for his publishing company, TM Music, in the fabled Brill Building as a songwriter. He and Frank Gari co wrote the song Beach Ball and performed it with Darin, as the City Surfers in July 1963. After hearing the Beatles for the first time at the Brill Building, McGuinn began playing folk songs to a rock beat in the coffee houses of Greenwich Village. His experiments in merging folk and rock didnt please the folk purist, so he moved to Los Angeles to work at the Troubadour. It was after an opening set for Hoyt Axton that Gene Clark approached McGuinn with appreciation for his new musical blend. They started writing songs together in the folk den of the Troubadour. It wasnt long before David Crosby joined them and added his unique concepts of harmony to the duo, thereby completing the underpinnings for one of the most influential bands of the s. Within a few months, McGuinn, Clark & Crosby were looking to expand their group. Conga player Michael Clarke was recruited because he looked like two of the Rolling Stones. Mandolin player Chris Hillman was asked to join the group and to learn how to play the bass guitar. During a Thanksgiving dinner the band settled on the name Byrds, and success was just around the corner. Columbia Records signed the Byrds in January 1965 and they recorded their first No. 1 hit, Mr. Tambourine Man. In 1968 McGuinn and Hillman hired Gram Parsons and headed for Nashville where they recorded the now critically acclaimed Sweetheart of the Rodeo. McGuinn disbanded the Byrds in 1973 to pursue his dream of a solo career. He made five solo albums on Columbia Records. McGuinn rejoined Gene Clark and Chris Hillman in 1978 on Capitol Records for three albums. In 1981 McGuinn decided it was time to return to his folk roots and began touring solo acoustic. Arista records released Back From Rio in 1991, a rock album that included his friends, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello, Chris Hillman, David Crosby, Michael Penn and John Jorgensen. After touring extensively to support the album he returned to his roots folk music. In November 1995, McGuinn began recording and uploading to the Internet a series of traditional folk songs to his website. The recordings are available for free download at the FOLK DEN section of McGuinns official website mcguinn.com. The autobiographical one-man show, Live from Mars, was released on Hollywood Records in November of 1996. The album includes two studio tracks, May The Road Rise To Meet You, and Fireworks, recorded in Minneapolis with members of the Jayhawks. McGuinns next CD was recorded on Appleseed Recordings, titled Treasures From The Folk Den. The CD offered favorite songs from the Folk Den with the added bonus of duets with Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Odetta, Jean Ritchie, Josh White Jr. and Frank and Mary Hamilton. It was nominated for a Grammy in 2002 in the category of Best Traditional Folk Album. On April 1, 2004 McGuinn released a CD, which he called Limited Edition because he sold it only via the Internet and at his live performances. Limited Edition is an eclectic blend of rock and roll, traditional folk music, new compositions and hip-hop. In 2011, McGuinn released CCD. According to the album notes, CCD reflects McGuinns love of sea shanties. His intricate finger work on various stringed instruments and the haunting quality of his Irish heritage vocal style will take the listener back to the days when mighty sailing ships explored the seas from the Kamchatka Bay to the Greenland whaling fisheries. The CD is wrapped in an eight-panel package that compliments the music. Along with photos of the ocean and three sailing ships, each song is briefly explained, enabling listeners to enjoy the intricate and historical lyrics as their feet tap to the rhyme of the waves. McGuinn was reportedly honored to be able to do a small part in preserving these songs of the sea on this CD. Following the release of CCD, McGuinn was asked what he thought his legacy would be. His response was not what one might expect The Byrds. Instead, McGuinn said he hoped to be remembered for using the modern age of technology to help keep the songs of old from vanishing in the wind.Photo by JOHN CHIASSON/SKYLINE MUSICRoger McGuinn shares his love of folk music and strives to keep songs of old from vanishing in the wind. McGuinn plays Largo Cultural Center Nov. 22. Movie reviewHow I Live Now explores love and loyalty against the backdrop of war Photos courtesy of MAGNOLIA PICTURESSaoirse Ronan and George MacKay star in How I Live Now, a Magnolia Pictures release. Below, Ronan with co-star Harley Bird.

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Classieds 7B Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 435. Adult Care & Svcs. 485. Help Wanted 1. House SalesBELLEAIR BLUFFS No Flood Insurance Worries Here. Nice 2BR/2BA w/ Florida Room and One Car Garage. John Doran Realty (727)447-9579. ST. PETE BEACH 2BR/2BA Too Cute For Words. For Photos and More Information Visit: www.7623gulfblvd.com. $189,000. Jared Salzman, Century 21/Jim White & Associates. (727)515-3462 5. R.E. Sales 10. Waterfront SalesPANORAMIC WATER VIEW From Large Picture Window In This 2BR/2BA Condo On Lake Seminole Peninsula. $125,000. Virgil Sweet, Charles Rutenberg Realty, (727)410-1205. 20. Condo SalesISLAND ESTATES 1BR/1BA Waterfront. Completely Updated. Must See! $175,000. Vangie (727)501-3268, Pappas Realty & Mgmt SHIPWATCH YACHT & TENNIS CLUB 2BR/2BA, 1,245SF, Walk to Beach, No Flood Zone. Granite/ Tile, Updated Throughout. $190,000. Furnished. (727)595-1662. llydon@tampabay.rr.com MADEIRA BEACH Sea Towers, Waterfront, High Floor, 1BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Furnished, +Carport. (727)546-0215, (727)512-3520. First Time Homebuyer Program*1-800-806-5154www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 yearsLow Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance AvailableHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County062013 SEMINOLE GARDENSNOW IS THE TIME TO BUY WHILE THE PRICES ARE STILL LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX1BR/1BA 704 sq. ft. Crown Molding, 55+, Furnished $24,900 1BR/1BA, 1,012 sq. ft. Ground Floors, 55+, Parkview, Furnished $39,000Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, IV, Broker Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com112113 35. Mobile Home Sales SEMINOLE. CLEAN? QUIET? CONVENIENT? EASY TO OWN? YES! 55+ Several Homes To Choose From. Starting At $2,000. Background Check Required, $60. Call Now! (727)393-0151 TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. 95. Property Mgmt. 105. Lots & Acreage 135. RentalsGORGEOUS 2BR/2BA CONDO Active 55+ Community. End Unit With Beautiful New Kitchen, Wood Laminate Floors Throughout. Unfurnished $875/Month. Completely Furnished $1,000/Month. Includes Basic TV, Water and Use of Facilities. No Smoking/No Pets. (631)831-6878 All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. NEAR BELLEAIR, BEAUTIFUL BUILDING LOT 100 x 100. Zoned R3. End of a quiet street! Manufactured home OK. $30,000. (727)773-6211 091913 Affordable 55+ Living GLENWOOD ESTATES: 5 Star, Land Owned.All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP., Furnished $175/Mo. Maint. No Flood Insurance Required 12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo.Brochures Available At Clubhouse. #5 2/2/2, Lake View, Furnished, $65,888. #85 Large 2/2/2, $59,888. #129 2/2/1 w/Extra Drive, $52,888. For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 112113 145. Unfurnished Houses2BR/1BA +FLORIDA ROOM, Laundry Room, Tiled Floors, Large Backyard. Quiet Seminole Neighborhood, Walk To Mall. Pets Okay. $995/Mo. Annual. (727)599-5229. SEMINOLE 2BR/1BA Covered Parking, 1/2 Mile South of Largo Mall. $850/Month, Lease.Guetzlaff Realty(727)204-0829, (727)392-2339 SEMINOLE/ LARGO AREA 3BR/2BA/2CG, Pool Home. $1,300/Mo. Annual. Floridas Best Accommodations, (727)517-9404. LARGO: 3BR/1.5BA/1CG, Screen Enclosed Patio. Close To Beach. Pet OK w/Deposit. $1,200/Mo. Annual. Floridas Best Accommodations, (727)517-9404. LARGO: NEAR BEACH 3BR/2BA/2CG, Screened Porch, Fireplace. $1,275/Month +1st, Last, Security. Lawn Maintenance Included. (727)593-9773 SEMINOLE: 13124 92nd Avenue. Near Schools. 3BR/2BA/2CG, Bonus Room, C/H/A, Fireplace, Patio, Fenced yard. Tile floors throughout. $1,400/Month +security. (727)515-5481. BELLEAIR 2BR + DEN /2BA Corner Lot, Covered Porch. $1,600/month w/ Lawn Service. (727)804-9350 SEMINOLE 4BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Large Fenced Yard. No Pets. $1,175/Mo. +Security. Will Accept Section 8. (727)415-0660. 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 608SF, 55+, Ground Floor, $675/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 SEMINOLE, VILLA MILAN 2BR/2BA, Rear Screened Porch, 3rd Floor Pool View. No Pets. Annual lease. $800/Month.Guetzlaff Realty(727)204-0829, (727)392-2339 160. Unfurnished CondosNEW ATLANTIS CLUB 2BR/1BA First Floor, New Carpeting. Walk To Shopping. No Pets. $750/Mo. www.ShipwatchRealty.com Shipwatch Realty, (727)596-6508. NEW ATLANTIS, 1BR Overlooking Pool. New Carpet, Paint. C/H/A, Cable, $675/Mo. CLS Realty, (727)595-3333. BELLEAIR BLUFFS 2BR/2BA First Floor Corner, Covered Parking, Pool, W/D Inside. No Pets. $800/Mo. (727)581-2103. NEAR DOWNTOWN CLEARWATER 1BR/1BA, W/D in Unit., Pool, Exercise Room. $850/Month, Includes W/S/T. Annual. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. DUNEDIN 2BR/2BA W/D Hookup, Dishwasher, Basic Cable, W/S/G. All Ages. $950/month + 500/Security (727)638-2178 165. Villa RentalsWATERFRONT WINTER RENTAL Waterview Estates in Largo. 2BR/2BA/1CG Furnished Villa. No Pets/Smoking. Minutes from Largo Mall and Beaches. $1,270/Month +Utilities. Rainbow Property Management (727)446-9633. 170. Furnished Apts.MADEIRA BEACH: 1BRs & Efficiencies. Fully Equipped. Weekly. No Pets. Includes Utilities. (727)397-4130. MOVE-IN TODAY Studio apartments starting $179/week. Open 24/7. No credit check. No security deposit. Free local phone calls. Wifi. Pets OK. (727)446-6560. precisionpropertymanagement.net CLEARWATER STUDIOStarting at $179/Week. No security. No Credit Check. Free WIFI access. Pets OK. MOVE IN TODAY!! (727)445-7134. precisionpropertymanagement.net 175. Unfurnished Apts.AFFORDABLE & CLEAN DUNEDIN Room, $85/Wkly. LARGO Studio, $145/Wkly. Free Electric & Water. No Pets. Call Or Click 586-2412.com SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. 1BR Standard, Unfurnished, Annual. Winter Rentals; 1BR Deluxe & 2BR/2BA. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFS Deluxe 1-2BRs, 1st-2nd Floor. Overlooking Non-smoking Center Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool. Great Location 1 Block From Shopping & Intracoastal. 2942 West Bay Dr. Call for Info (727)754-0444 LARGO, 215B 11TH ST. SW. 2BR, Duplex, C/H/A, Nice Condition, Laundry/ Utility Room, Smoke Free, Credit Check, $675/Month, (727)584-6283. NICELY UPDATED, LARGE 2BR/1BA, Convenient Location, Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. $795/Mo. Low Deposit. Private Owners. Call (727)224-8690. 185. Beach RentalsINDIAN ROCKS BEACH Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs starting at: $329/week +tax through 12/31/13. Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. Ask about our Fall Specials! (727)595-3000. www.SunshineCozyCottages.com MADEIRA BEACH EFFICIENCY w/Kitchen, Furnished, Phone, Cable, Laundry, Pool. Across From Beach. No Pets. From $280/Week, FL Residents. 14711 Gulf Blvd. (727)394-0751. FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED 1-5 Bedrooms Condos, Houses, Duplexes Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797 Tropical Isles Realty, Inc. (727)593-0744, (800)655-0744. SAND KEY: DANS ISLAND Furnished, 2BR/2BA Condo. Beautiful Intracoastal View! $1,800/Month. Annual. (404)723-5690. CLEARWATER BEACH Furnished, Large 1BR or 2BR Condo. Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Monthly Available. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 2BR/1BA IRB CONDO On Intracoastal. Close To Beach & Park. 1st Floor Corner. Front Door Parking. Pets Okay. $1,100/Mo. Annual. (727)599-5229. ISLAND ESTATES: 1BR/1BA, Beautiful Waterview, Mintues To Beach, Publix. Annual, $900/Mo. Seasonal, $1,400/Mo. (773)550-1878, (773)286-2051. 195. Seasonal RentalsSAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)595-5774. SAND KEY Clearwater Beach, Unfurnished, Large 2BR or 3BR Condo, Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Monthly Available. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. AVAILABLE NOW!2 Bedroom/2 Bath Second Floor Apartment 1050 Sq. Ft. $950.00/Month Includes Extended Cable, Water, Sewer & Trash. Updated Kitchen Cabinets Dishwasher, Ceiling Fan. Updated Bathroom Vanities. DONT MISS THIS GORGEOUS APARTMENT!(727) 585-3723WWW.IMPERIALPALMS.COM 11141355+ Community & Pet Friendly 210. Mobile Hm. RentalsAFFORDABLE CONVENIENT Medium 1BR $125/Week. Monster 1BR $185/Week with C/H/A. Large 2BR $175/Week. Rent includes W/S/G/L. Pet Friendly. All Ages. Gulf Breeze MHP. (727)474-1074 245. Room For RentSAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. SEMINOLE, HEARTBREAK HOUSE A PEACE MAKER. Quiet, Furnished, Share House, Pool, Cable, W/D, All Included. $130/Week and Up. B.G.C. (727)288-1090. ROOMMATE WANTED Redington Beach. Unfurnished. Smoker, Non-drinker OK. MUST Have Job, Car, Drivers License. $400/Month. (727)253-2317 255. Accom. To ShareFEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED Private Bedroom/ Bath in North St Pete. $500/Month Includes Utilities. (727)475-6509. 265. Commercial RentalsOFFICE SPACE $482 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. VERY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY For Retail/ Service/ Office. High Traffic Visibility In Great Location Of Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. Approx. 1,300SF. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. Also Has A 2BR/1BA Apt. On Property To Oversee Your Business If Desired. Must See! Only $1,245/Mo. Call (727)224-8690. 301. Clinical StudyIRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfort putting a cramp in your lifestyle? Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS, you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now. If you qualify for this study, you may receive at no no cost: Investigational medication for IBS; study related care from a local doctor; compensation for time and travel. Contact Joann at: Florida Center for Gastroenterology (727)544-1600 or email clinicalstudiesfcfg@yahoo.com for more information. 8250 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 200, Largo 345. Lost & FoundLOST DOG: Miniature Pinscher, black/brown female, missing since 11/6, area of Rosery Rd., Largo. Heartbroken owner. REWARD. (727)470-9799. Lost Camera: Black Canon Point & Shoot, 11/17 eve. in north parking lot of Middle Grounds Restaurant, Treasure Island. REWARD. (727)593-5303. 355. AdoptionARE YOU PREGNANT? A Childless, Married Couple, (in our 30s) seeks to adopt. Will be hands on Mom and devoted Dad. Financially secure. Expenses paid. Nicole & Frank. 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 PREGNANT? Thinking about Adoption? Choose the Perfect Family For Your Baby Benefits may include: Free Apartment Free Medical Care Free Counseling Experienced Adoption Entity (727)421-2514 FL BAR #0967841 359. Paralegal-Nonlaw. SvcDIVORCES FROM $99Child Support Modification Evictions, Wills, Trusts and More! (727)768-2283 435. Adult Care & Svcs.CAREGIVER/ COMPANION 30-Years Experience, Excellent References. I Will Meet All Your Loved Ones Needs! Available for Errands/ Doctor Appointments. (727)259-4515. SENIORS DAILY ADULT CARE Enrich Your Daily Lives. Conversing & Interacting w/ Other Seniors in a Happy, Friendly & Beautiful Environment. Join Us Today! (727)667-2775 MISCELLANEOUS Ages 18-64 Medicare, Medicaid, Self Pay Not Accepted 6 Months No Cost(727)447-3434Southeast Regional Arthritis Center 112113 CNA WILL TAKE CARE of your loved ones with breakfast, lunch, dinner. Doctor appointments, light cooking, laundry, errands 4-5 days. Excellent References. Call (727)678-6740. Largo ENERGETIC COMPANION/ NURSE With sense of humor. Florida Licensed/ Insured. 38/Years Pinellas Resident. 21/Years Experience/ Geriatrics. Cindy (619)578-9983. CNA EXPERIENCED, References and Fingerprinted. Call Mona, (727)248-9151, (727)474-6532. 472. Wedding ServicesHoliday Inn Harbourside From intimate Destination Weddings for two to gala affairs for 200 www.HIHarbourside.com (727)595-9484 EAST BAY COUNTRY CLUB Receptions Up To 300 People www.EastBayCC.com (727)584-7111 FL DESTINATION WEDDINGS Get Married on the beach from $299 INCLUDING Ceremony And Professional Pictures www.FLDestinationWeddings.com Special MomentsCasually Fun, Totally Traditional and All-Out Adverturous Events EventsBySpecialMoments.com(727)343-0800 Largo Cultural CenterA Room With A View ...Overlooking Largo Central Park! www.LargoArts.com 727-587-6751 The Venue at Beso Del SolWaterfront and Wonderful for your Dream Wedding. www.BesoDelSolResort.com 800-331-2548 485. Help WantedEXPERIENCED Housekeepers wanted. P/T, Saturdays and Sundays required. Apply in person: Legacy Vacation Club 19607 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807 SERVERSPinecrest Place Retirement Community is looking for mature candidates to work in our Dining rooms, to include Assisted Living and Memory Care. We have FT & PT multiple positions open; various hours including weekends & holidays. We are looking for candidates to provide quick, efficient, and pleasant delivery of food to our residents & guests, ensuring all quality standards of food service are being met. We offer competitive wages. Position requires Level II background screening; EOE; Drug-free workplace. Please apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. or send resume to: Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com RESIDENT AIDES Pinecrest Place, a premier retirement community, is seeking aides to provide daily care to our AL & Memory Care residents. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Part-time, various shifts. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or send resume to Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP APPOINTMENT SETTERS/ TELEMARKETERSMust Be Reliable, Fast Paced. People Needed For Setting Travel Club Appointments. Weekly Pay $8-$10 Per Hour Or Commission 26-35 Hrs/ Wk. Apply In Person; Sun-Thurs, 3-9. (727)393-6000 Ext. 0. American Travel, 9466 Seminole Blvd. THRIFT STORE MANAGER II in Dunedin ----------------------Applicants must have at least five (5) successful years of work experience in a supervisory, retail position.----------------------$41,000 Annually Full-Time EXCELLENT BENEFITS APPLY BY EMAIL TO: Jeremy Buzbee Sheriffs Ranches Enterprises Director of Thrift Storesjbuzbee@ youthranches.org EOE/DFWP 072513 CLASSIFIEDSwww.TBNweekly.com To Place An Ad Call (727) 397-5563 Fax (727) 399-2042 or order your ad online 24/7 @ TBNweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon1-130 Real Estate Sales 135-290 Rentals 300 Notices 302 Tickets 305 Fun Things To Do 310 Good Things To Eat 315 Personals 320 Religious Personals 340 Happy Ads 345 Lost & Found 355 Adoption 360 Legal Services 370 Instructions/Tutors 375 Career Training 385 Beauty Services 390 Counseling 400 Health & Fitness 410 Massage Therapy 420 Babysitting 425 Child Care 430 Wheelchair & Sr. Transport 435 Adult Care & Services 455 Travel Services 470 Entertainment 485-530 Help/Work Wanted 535 Business Opportunity 545-582 Financial & Insurance Services 585 Auctions 590 Antiques & Collectibles 597 Coins & Stamps 599 Rental Equipment600-750 Merchandise to Buy/Sell755-805 Campers/RVs/Trailers 810-885 Automotive 890-915 Boats & Marine 970-980 Estate, Garage, Yard, Moving Sales Professional Services DirectoryClassieds Index PROSPECT TOWERS OF CLEARWATER 801 Chestnut Street, ClearwaterSENIORS 62+Affordable Efciencies From $450/month and 1 Bedrooms from $572/month INCLUDING ALL UTILITIES AND BASIC CABLE Small Pets Welcomed. 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8B Professional Services Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 PROFESSIONALSERVICES CASH PAID727.641.0903CALL 7:00 A.M. TO 10:00 P.M. GOLD, SILVER, JEWELRY, WATCHES, ANTIQUES, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, FISHING EQUIPMENT, KNIVES AND MORE. ONE ITEM OR ENTIRE ESTATE. WE COME TO YOU.110713 To Place An Ad Call 397-5563 Fax 399-204224 Hour Classieds www.tbnweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon 505. Part-Time Help 485. Help Wanted 885. Autos Wanted COOK/ BAKER Pinecrest Place Retirement Community Located in Largo is Seeking Candidates for PT Cook/ Baker Position. Are You Looking for Extra Money for the Holidays? If So, We Are Looking For Temporary Part Time Help on our Culinary Staff. Applicants Required to have Experience Working With Food Preparation, Event Planning, Creativity and Motivation to Excel A Plus. Some Weekend Hours Required. Please complete an application at 1150 8th Ave. SW; Largo or Fax Fesume to 727-581-8409 or E-mail to Margaret.kristall @brookdaleliving.com EOE; Drug Screen, Background Check & Fingerprinting Required. EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER PT/FT. Seminole/Largo. Must Be Available Monday-Friday, 9-4. Clean Background. Must Have Own Transportation. (727)804-1116 FUN IN THE SUN!Full-Time Pay For Part-Time Work. No Experience Necessary, We Will Train. Take Vacation Surveys Of Florida Residents & Snowbirds On The Beach. Must Have Outgoing Personality And Your Own Car & Cell Phone. For More Info Call Don Between 11am-4pm, (727)710-4826. 505. Part-Time HelpLPN: PINECREST PLACE A Premier retirement community, is seeking an LPN. Candidate should have previous experience working in a geriatric environment and have a commitment to making a difference in the lives they touch. Part-time, Weekends Only. We are looking for enthusiastic,energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, Send resume to Margaret.kristall @brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP. Deliver the Home Delivery Independent Distributor Opportunities$800-$1,700/month Paid WeeklyOpportunities throughout Pinellas County Early Morning Hours Must be at least 18 Valid drivers license Reliable vehicle & car insurance Tampabay.com/distributor866-498-4637 HOUSEKEEPER FOR SMALL INN/ B&B Busy Season Starts 1/1/14. References and Reliability required. $12/Hour. (727)595-7006. FLEET MAINTENANCE COUNTER CLERK Order parts/ inventory control, billing. Req. high school diploma/ equiv, computer proficiency, experience in parts procurement/ inventory control, valid Florida drivers license, nonsmoker. Starting at $10.42/ hr, range to $15.11/hr, Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm. Details/ employment application at myseminole.com, or at City Hall, City of Seminole, 9199113th Street N, Seminole, 33772. EOE, DFWP, VP. Deadline: 11/27/13. JANITORIAL: PART-TIME, M-F, Mornings. Must Have Real Reliable Transportation. Drug-Free. Background Check. Call (727)204-5904. 515. Hospitality HelpF/T & P/T PREP COOK Server Assistant, Housekeeper and Maintenance/Landscaping. Doubletree Beach Resort/ Restaurant. Apply At: 17120 Gulf Blvd. North Redington Beach (727)369-7101 525. Medical HelpCNAs, HHAs NEEDED FOR Pinellas County Area. Choose Your Hours. $10-15 Per Hour. (727)822-3034 CNAs & HHAs NEEDED. All days and hours. Live-in and Weekend availability a PLUS! Call Griswold Home Care. (727)547-7000 RESIDENT CARE/ HOUSEHOLD Chores For Small Assisted Living Facility. Flexible Hours. Must Be Caring And Have References. Background Screening. (727)596-2927. Private Duty, In-Home-Care Flexible hours/days/nights Competitive pay 092712 535. Business Opportunities 585. AuctionsGRANNYS AUCTION(AB1769) Buying & Consigning. Free Antique Appraisals Tuesdays 12-4. 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Wanted to BuyDIABETIC TEST STRIPSFast Local Pick-Up *Top Dollar Paid!!* Any Type, Any Brand, We Come To You!! Call Bob, (727)204-0478. CASH PAID FOR GOLD, SILVER, JEWELRY, WATCHES, ANTIQUES. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, FISHING EQUIPMENT, KNIVES AND MORE. ONE ITEM OR ENTIRE ESTATE. WE COME TO YOU. (727)641-0903, CALL 7AM-10PM CASH PAID BY NEW ENGLAND Collector for Quality Old Items. Dishes, Books, Dolls, Paintings, Watches, Cameras, Coins, Stamps. Dave (207)649-9130. Cost-Effective Statewide AdvertisingPlace Your Ad Of 25 Words or Less In More Than 100 Newspapers Across Florida For Only $475/week. You Can Reach Over 5 Million Readers Through Our Network Of Daily & Weekly Florida Newspapers. Contact Tampa Bay Newspapers Classified Dept. (727) 397-5563 072513 885. Autos Wanted THINKING ABOUT SELLING OR TRADING?I Will Pay More Than Trade-In On Good, Clean, Low-Mileage Vehicles. Harold Corey, Auto Borker(727)595-9393 WE BUY CARS Any Condition, New, Old or Junk. No Title & Liens OK! (813)418-7927 or (727)493-5302 ALL AUTOS WANTED With or without title. Any condition, make, year or model. We pay up to $20,000. Free towing. (813)516-0847. $400 & Up Minimum Guaranteed for Junk Vehicles, State Approved Disposal. Serving Pinellas 25 Years. (727)458-3721, (727)564-0831 $400 CASH & UP Complete Unwanted Junk Vehicles In Pinellas County. No Title Okay. Free Tow. (727)710-1702. 090513-2 The Good, The Bad The UglyCall Now727-400-1910 Got a Car You Wanna Sell022113 910. Boat SlipsWET SLIPS FOR RENTFrom 25-55. Sail Or Power. Easy Access To Gulf. Madeira Beach. Ample Parking $7.55/ Foot (727)641-6465. 970. Estate SalesFRIDAY-SATURDAY 9AM-4PM 5694 Lime Way Off Seminole Blvd. Furniture, Collectibles, Costume Jewelry. See Craigs List Ad For Pictures. (727)642-6857 9933 86TH ST, SEMINOLE 33777 Bent Tree Subdivision Friday-Saturday 9:00AM-2:00PM. Nice Assortment of Furnishings & Household. Must Be Sold! EncoreEventsPlus.com 3200 + ITEMS, ST. PETE Saturday 8AM-2PM. Antiques, Household, 2000 Christmas Items, Crystal, Toys, Bikes, Fountains, Silk Plants, Camping/Sports/Golfing. 6401 Emerson Ave South. ESTATE/YARD SALE! Fri-Sun, 9am. No Early Birds Please! High End Stuff! Jewelry, Antique Furniture, Chandeliers, Lamps, Needle Point Rugs, Designer Clothes & Purses, Garden, Pet Trailer, Etc. Cash/ CC. 1433 Maple Forest Dr, Clearwater. (Belcher/Nursery). AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLINGRUNNING OR NOT, TITLE OR NO TITLE MON. SUN. 9AM 9PM FREE TOW 24/7 SE HABLA ESPAOL(727)286-3209www.WBCFast.com112113WE PAY $400 TO $6,000 CASH! 975. Garage-Yard SalesCHAPEL TREASURES! An Unusual Thrift Shop Full Of Fine Things. Friday & Saturday, 8AM-12PM, 12601 Park Blvd. Seminole. (727)391-2919. We Accept Donations And Drop Offs As Well. coth@coth.org St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church. The Newly Expanded Famous Thrift Shop! Every Wed. & Sat. 9AM-2PM. 10851 Ridge Road, Seminole. 727)397-3312. BIG GARAGE SALE! Tools, Fishing, Sports Equipment. Clothes, Many Household Items, Old Magazines & Books. Barbie Stuff, Toys, Jewelry & More. 8152 124th Street N, Seminole (Off Julia). 8am4pm, Friday, 11/22. 8am-2pm, Saturday, 11/23. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD Teakwood Village East, Aloha Clubhouse, Missouri Ave behind the old Kmart. 8:00AM-1:00PM. Furniture, Linens, Household Items, Jewelry, Clothes. Baskets, Crafts, Food, Much More! HOLIDAY BAZAAR Friday-Sunday, 9am-3pm. Great Gifts, Great Prices! New & Used Items, Gift Baskets, Jewelry, Candles, Books, Toys, Clothes, Decorations, More. One Stop Shopping! 6580 Seminole Blvd, Lot 635. SEMINOLE, FRI-SUN 9AM-5PM Collectables, Furniture, Luggage, Household Goods, Dolls and Artwork. 13869 83rd Place North, Off Of Oakhurst. HUGE SALE!Thursday-Saturday, 8am-Noon. Collectibles, Household Items, 2 Sewer Machines, Plumbing Parts, Fittings & Tools, Furniture, Vintage Items, Sports, Decorative Pictures. Lots More! 7395 121st Way N, Seminole. LARGO. FRI-SAT, 8AM-3PM No Item Over $5.00! 2 Canvas Folding Chairs, DVD/VCR Player, Electric Roasting Pan, DVDs and CDs, Ironing Board, Large Suitcase on Rollers, Adult Size Clothing and MUCH More! CASH Only Accepted. 1024 Woodbrook Drive. MULTI-FAMILY SALE. FRI-SAT 8AM-2PM. 206-207 Live Oak Lane. Harbor Bluffs (LARGO). 980. Moving SalesMOVING MUST SELL! Large Wooden Shed. Well Built, Has Dbl. Doors & Window w/Screen, Price Reduced To $750. Aprilia Sport City 250 w/Warranty, $3,200. Buy The Scooter, Get The Shed FREE! LR Small Maple Table w/Drawer, $15. Large Loveseat, Green, Dbl. Reclining, $50. Rug, 4x6, Green w/Leaf Pattern, $25. Large Armoire w/Shelves & Drawers, $75. Maple Night Stand, $10. Motor Scooter, Other Misc. Items. Come Look! (727)251-2511, (727)459-4220. EVERYTHING MUST GO! Furniture, Household and Kitchen Items. Yard Tools/ Equipment. Sat 8AM-2PM. 8461 Monarch Circle, Seminole. AC & Heating AC & Heating $35 A/C & Heating Tune-Up Special! Same Day Service! Credit Cards Accepted! Licensed/ Insured CAC1817421 velocityairconditioning.com (727)768-7882 SALES SERVICE REPAIRSNo Overtime (7:30am-7:30pm) Except Sundays & HolidaysREFER A FRIEND PROGRAMSOLAR POWERED ATTIC FANSDRYER VENT CLEANING & REPLACEMENTFREE SECOND OPINIONS & ESTIMATES TO REPLACEDUCT TESTING, REPAIR, & REPLACEMENTLOAD CALCULATIONS FOR PROPER SIZING TO DETERMINE HOW MUCH A/C YOU REALLY NEEDATTIC INSULATIONwww.AirFlo-ErwoodAC.comCAC1816535 (727)528-1227 100313 HALES A/C SERVICE, INC. Reliable, Same-Day Service On All Brands. Free Estimate on Replacement. (727)398-5515. #CAC055503. www.halesac.com AC & HEATING REPAIR SPECIALIST UV LIGHTS, MOBILE HOMES, DUCT WORK, SALES, SERVICE, INSTALLATIONS. IHKSERVICES.COM LIC#CAC057961, INSURED. (727)487-4223 Appliance RepairCLEARWATER VACUUM Television & Appliance Repair. Free Estimates. Senior Discounts. 1310 S. Missouri Ave. www.ClearwaterTVService.com (727)773-6125 LORICCOS APPLIANCE SVC. Repairs On All Major Appliances & Gas Appliances. $20 Off w/Ad. (727)393-2774 CabinetsWE BEAT HOME-CENTER PRICES 38/Years. Made in our shop. Reface, Repaint, Replace. (727)536-0859, (727)504-0953 Lic#C9362. www.cometcabinetsinc.com ALL WOOD CABINETS, Countertops. Reface/Replace. Free Estimates, Computer Design. 30 Yrs. #C-9055. (727)391-0959. MC/Visa/Discover. Kustom Kitchen, Inc. www.KustomKitchen.net CarpentryDONE RIGHT CARPENTRY Rotted wood replaced, doors, drywall, molding, repairs. Finish Carpenter. Serving Pinellas 27 years. Lic#C-5826. Insured. (727)443-5822. WERTHMAN MODERNIZATION Termite damage, drywall, texture, move walls, interior remodel, 30+ years experience. Lic #C-5875. (727)686-3109. 30/ Yrs. Finish Carpenter Specializing in Crown Molding, Coffered Ceilings, Mantles, Bookcases, Wainscoting, Beadboard, Columns/ Doorways, Kitchen Cabinetry. Door Replacements. Vince Mantegna Lic#C10576. Insured. (727)289-6999www.CROWNandTRIMbyDESIGN.com Carpet Cleaning LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM & Hallway, $65. Also Furniture Cleaning. Carpet Stretching $50/Hr. (727)644-5848, (727)545-3855. CELTIC CARPET CLEANING $99 Whole House Deep Clean! No Hidden Charges! Snowbird Discount. Family Owned & Operated. Call (727)290-7326. Carpet RepairCARPET REPAIRS BY TOM Over 30-Years Exp. In Pinellas. Installation Available. Free Est. (727)599-1135 (727)588-1591 Carpet SalesQUALITY CARPET Repairs, Re-stretches. Wood Laminate, Carpet, Tile. Sales/ Service. Credit-Cards Accepted. 20-Years Experience. (727)527-1359. CARPET CLEANING DIVISION, (727)527-1088. Ceilings QUALITY CEILING REFINISHING, INC.Popcorn RemovalCracked CeilingsPlaster/Drywall RepairWater Damage RepairOutdoor CeilingsJob completed in one day with no mess! 100% FinancingLic. #CRC-1326471Bonded, Insured, Free Est.(727)446-3550Established 1979072513 Ceramic TileBowes Expert Ceramic TileWE TILE EVERYTHING! Discounts Available Now On Bath/ Kitchen Remodeling! Free Estimates. Insured. Lic#C-6341 (727)410-7281 Ceramic Life-Style, Inc. HUSBAND & WIFE TEAM Low, Low Prices! Repairs, New Installations. #C5760. WHY WAIT? Visa/MC. (727)399-0770 WT TILE SPECIALIZING IN Bathroom Rnovations, Custom Showers, Floor Tile, Quality Workmanship, Affordable, Reliable, Clean. (727)433-4988. Lic#6368. Cleaning/JanitorialFREE ESTIMATES. If CLEAN Is What You Want, CLEAN Is What You Get, When You Call Georgette. (727)391-7866. AFFORDABLE, FREE Estimates Superior Cleaning. Residential, foreclosures, move-in/ out. Honest, professional, experienced. References/ Insured (727)565-9280. EUROPEAN CLEANING SERVICEResidential, Vacation Rentals, Move-In/ Out. 14 Years Experience. (813)408-9347. EXPERIENCED & HARDWORKING Ill Clean Your Home Like No Other! References Upon Request. Sebastian, (570)878-7737, (727)474-5402. NORMA JEANNES CLEAN Hardworking Boston Gal Will Do A Wicked Good Job! Excellent References. (727)559-1550. Computer ServicesMARK EVANS COMPUTERS 50+ New & Used Laptops & Desktop Computers in Stock with Warranty. Repairs & Custom builds. 14/Years in Business, Thousands of Happy Customers! Expert service and quick turnaround time. No problem we cant fix! www.markevanscomputers.com (727)395-0069, (727)455-8450 APPLE & PC SERVICE & REPAIRSVirus Removal and Wireless Setup Experts! Call Rafe, Clearwater (727)459-3125 www.aaacomputerdoctor.com ST. PETE COMPUTERS 9150 49th Street N, Pinellas Park (727)490-7664 Computer & Laptop Repair, Virus & Spyware Removal. Tune-ups/ Data Transfer/ Upgrades. Refurbished Computers, Laptops. Visit www.stpetepc.com for Coupon & Hardware Specials. Onsite service available. We Buy Broken Laptops 082213 ConcreteCONCRETE N BLOCKDMQ Group. State-Certified Contractor, #CGC036131. Quality Work, Reasonable Rates. Since 1980. (727)637-5419, (727)393-7697. Complete Concrete, Block, Stucco & Paver Work, Driveways, Sidewalks, Patios. David Will, (727)459-9710. #C10222. MIKE QUARANTO Concrete Inc. 20+ Years Experience. Quality Service. Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks. #C-5640. Call (727)398-5160. Door RepairsPatio Door Repair Specialist I Get Them Sliding Again No Installations. Angies List 2007-2008, 2010-2012 Super Service Award! (727)733-4353. www.PatioDoorRepairInc.com DraperiesCUSTOM DRAPERIES & Valances, Bedding, Cushions, Shades. Your Fabric Or Ours. Since 1981. (727)397-5708. SewFineCustomSewing.com DrywallBLEVINS DRYWALLNo Job Too Small! Water Damage, Ceilings, Texturing. Free Estimates. #C-7872/Ins. (727)638-4342 ElectricalAffordable Quality Work 24-Hour Service. Free Est. Senior Discount. #ER0009230 STEVEN HOBBS ELECTRIC, INC (727)441-2788 OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY, NOV. 28, IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING. WE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING EARLY DEADLINES: Retail Advertising Seminole/Beach Beacon Largo Leader Belleair Bee Clearwater Beacon Pinellas Park Beacon: Thursday, Nov. 21 @ 5 p.m. Classied Advertising Display Ads: Thursday, Nov. 21 @ 5 p.m. Line Ads: Friday, Nov. 22 @ Noon Editorial Press Releases Thursday, Nov. 21 @ Noon110713 Wondering How To Pay Off All Of Those Bills?We are looking for men and women to deliver FREE community newspapers in Pinellas County. Must be available either Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Experience preferred but will train the right person. This is a supplemental income. Applicant must have good transportation; preferably a van, large car, SUV or pickup truck. For more information, please contact Mr. Shiett at 727-530-5521.IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!051913 Part-Time Help Part-Time Help You Can Fax Your Ad:399-2042Include: Name, Address and Phone Number We Accept To nd what you need, take Time Out to read the Classieds! CHECK YOUR ADS THE FIRST DAYIn the event of error in any advertising, this publication will not be nancially responsible beyond the cost of the advertisement in which the error appears. For advertisement scheduled to run more than one time, this publication will not issue credit for errors beyond the rst publication week. Tampa Bay Newspapers, Inc. reserves the right to refuse advertising copy deemed by the Publisher as objectionable in any sense and to change the classication from that ordered to conform to the policy of the publisher. GREAT DEALS ARE IN THE CLASSIFIEDS!! 24/7 CLASSIFIEDSAT WWW.TBNWEEKLY.COM 810. Auto Sales FORD 1992 TAURUS A/C, 70,000 Miles. Looks & Runs Excellent. $1,995. (727)656-4472, (727)210-7262. 2008 BUICK LA CROSSE 32K/Miles. Fully Loaded, Excellent Condition. $12,000 Assumable With Good Credit. Private Owned, Reasonable Offers. (727)424-5515 815. Classic CarsNISSAN 1985 300ZX Runs perfect. One Owner, No Accidents. Body Perfect. 5-Speed Standard. 156K Miles. $1,599. (727)738-4454. CORVETTE 1980, 305 Engine, Automatic Transmission. Low miles. Black on Black. Metal T-top. $10,000, OBO. (727)584-2456. Leave Message. 820. Truck Sales1994 FORD XL 250V8 135K, Manual Transmission, Ice Cold Air. New Tires, Battery, Starter, Bedliners. $2,500 (727)546-0196 827. Auto RepairPower Window & Lock Repair Licensed, Mobile, Guaranteed. Free Estimates. (727)322-3050 AllPowerAuto.com Jim Sailor 830. Van & SUV SalesDODGE 2013 GRAND CARAVAN Wheelchair Van With 10 Lowered Floor, Ramp & Tie Downs. For More Info Please Call Ben At (727)644-6101. 850. Auto & Truck Access.2007 CHEVY SILVERADO TRUCK Bed, Tailgate & Bumper. All In Tact, White Paint. Complete Package $1,500 OBO. (727)394-0025. UNBEATABLE PRICE$! FA$T RE$ULT$!Sell Your Home In The Classieds!CALL TODAY! 397-5563 Call Early to Place Your Classied Ad

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Professional Services 9B Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 Electrical Painting Tree Services HandymanAXIOM POWER LLC Commercial/ Residential Services No Job too Small. Great Rates. Never a Service Charge When you Hire Us! Senior Discounts. Lic/Ins. ER-13014804 (727)687-4452, (813)308-9328 Also Available Weekends. GABRIEL ELECTRIC Rewires, Repairs, Upgrades. 24/7 Emergency Service. LOW Rates!! Senior Discounts. Since 1986. Insured. #ER0010733. (727)442-0845 $25 OFF ELECTRIC WORK Same-Day Service www.ThetaElectric.com All Calls Answered. No Job Too Small! Lic/ Insured. EC13004626. Military/ Senior Discounts. (727)475-2923. B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS We Have The Solution! All Electrical Repairs/Installs. Fuses to Breakers! Senior Discounts! #ER13012577. (727)512-4250. HASENEY Electrical Services Best Rates in Area. 35-Years Experience. Present this ad for the 5% discount. Insured. VISA/MC. EC13001677. (727)441-8434 Furniture Repair-RefinBRUCES FURNITURE Repair, Refinishing, Stripping. Specializing In Caning. Dont Buy New, RENEW! Free Estimates. (727)439-7324 Garage DoorsFREE ESTIMATES! DOORS/ OPENERS Installations/ Repairs. I Fix It Or Its Free!! C-8821/Ins. Advanced Garage Door Services.(727)585-3525 BROKEN DOOR? Springs Cables Rollers Prompt & Affordable Service. Discount Garage Doors & Openers. Lic#C-10162. (727)784-8481 ANYTIME! GuttersBarnettAluminum.com Soffit, Fascia,Siding, Seamless Gutters, Screening, Patios, Awnings, Windows, Satisfaction Guaranteed. #C9302. Charles Barnett, Inc. (727)5282449. HandymanALL AROUND THE HOUSE! Insallations, Repairs, Since 1972. Lic. C-9055; Insured. Free Estimates. (727)391-0959. Kustom Kitchen, Inc, www.KustomKitchen.net Don Bolam Enterprises, Inc. Carpentry, Refacing, Repairs, Doors, Moldings, etc. 45 yrs. in Pinellas. (727)443-3811. CRC057276 HANDY DANDY OLD MAN For all your around-the-house maintenance needs. Residential/ Commercial. GMAN, (727)678-5136, Info. YARD CLEAN-UPS Handyman, Property Maintenance, Trimming, Haul Away Junk, Gutter Cleaning, Reasonable Prices. (727)543-7066. RELIABLE HANDYMAN BILL 20-Years Experience. Free Estimates. No Job Too Small. 20% Off w/Ad. (727)687-4565. THOMAS SMITH, Dependable Home Repair SPECIALIST 15+ Years Experience. No Job To Small! Free Estimates. References. (727)348-0744. AFFORDABLE HANDYMAN No Job Too Small! Minor Home Repair. 30-Yrs Exp. (727)251-2957, (352)403-8468. ALL MINOR HOME REPAIRS 20-years experience. Senior Discount! Work Guaranteed. No Job Too Small. (727)422-2913. TRINITY GARAGE DOOR SERVICE, INC. Hillsborough/Pasco/Pinellas. We specialize In Garage Door Repair & Installation. Lifetime Warranty on Springs. Free Estimates. Bonded/Insured. Lic#GD13010. Lic#C-10827 (727)388-7898 102413 Best Handyman In Town!Very Pleasant, Friendly, Cooperative & Most Of All, Best Job, Guaranteed! No Job Too Small, We Do It All, Just Call! (727)433-0604 072513 Experienced, Reliable Handyman Services. Inside/ Outside Home Repairs & Maintenance. Senior Discount. Free Estimate. (727)698-3938. HaulingBILLYS HAULING Small Jobs OK. Yard/ Garage Clean-Outs, Small Repairs. Available 7 Days/Week. (727)393-7567 (727)644-6037 CHOOSE 1-800-GOT JUNK? Floridas Largest Junk Removal Service. Homeowners, Contractors, Realtors and Property Managers. Get rid of unwanted items effortlessly. TRUCK FOR HIRE Debris Removal, Pick-up/ Move Items. Free Estimates. Very Inexpensive! Text/ Call (631)704-9333. Home ImprovementBETZ BUILDING Contractors, Inc. All Phases Of Work. 35-Yrs. Local Experience. I-CGC036272 (727)384-0347 (727)644-8847 J&K REMODELING CO. Quality Remodels, Windows, Doors, Kitchens & Bathrooms. Free Estimates! CBC1253003 VISA/MC (727)798-8772 (727)798-8775 NEW CONSTRUCTION *Remodel *Repair & *Handyman Services (727)399-7991. Building Contractor, CBC1258212 XENN CONSTRUCTION LLC COMPLETE REMODELING Windows, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Doors, Flooring, Tile, Drywall, Trim. 19-Years Local Experience. CRC1326848, (727)460-3114 Kitchen & Bath RemodelTAMPA BAY CONTRACTING CO.Expert Interior & Exterior Home Improvements. Kitchen & Bath Renovations. Flooring of All Types, Sales & Installation. We Have a Pinellas County Flooring Showroom at RCI Flooring. Lic#C-10071. (813)569-7769 or (727)234-0650. We can take care of all your remodeling and cons truction needs .20-yea r s experience. C a ll toda y for a Free Q u ote.(727) 461-3 500Licens ed/Insured CGC1520909 0418 1 3 Gulf Beaches Remodeling & Finish Carpentry LLC Kitchen& Bath Windows Doors Crown MoldingDone Right at a Fair Price! Contractor #C-10597 InsuredJames Cormican727-417-2069110713 COMMERCIAL / RESIDENTIALREMODELING KITCHEN & BATH HANDYMAN & REPAIRS WINDOWS & DOORS TILE & CROWN MOLDINGMAESTRO BUILDERS (727) 688-1933www.maestrobuilders.net Lic #CBC1255491 QUALITY AFFORDABLE092613 112113 EXPIRES November 29 LandscapingLANDSCAPING YOU CAN Afford. Stone Patios, Palms, Planting, Sodding, Clean-ups, Tree/Palm, Hedge Trimming, Stump-grinding, Xeriscaping. (727)319-8195. BACKHOE/BOBCAT WORK Sod Removal, Landscaping, Tree Service, Decorative Patios, Stump Grinding. We Dig Ditches! Lic/Ins. (727)595-0429. Lawn Maintenance, Landscaping, Sod, Clean-ups. Commercial/ Residential, Licensed/ Insured. Free Estimates. (727)415-4684 BEST LANDSCAPE Design/ build. Plants, trees, sod and repairs. No job too small. 35/years experience. (727)638-9002 THIRD DAY LANDSCAPING Lawn Maintenance, Landscaping Enhancements, Irrigation Inspection, Horticultural Services. Free Estimates. Tim, (727)480-6453. 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10B Entertainment Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 Capo De Monte Italian MarketVisit us for all your Italian Grocery Deli needs8400 Seminole Boulevard Seminole 394-7800111413 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 Homemade Dips, Spreads Mozzarella Cheese & Much More! FULL CATERING MENU FOR ALL YOUR HOLIDAY EVENTS! $5 OFFAny purchase of $30 or moreMust present coupon. Dine in or Take out. Not valid with other offers. Exp. 11-30-13 5800 Seminole Blvd. Seminolewww.flcitruscountry.comCome Enjoy Our Famous Ice CreamCome Place Your Holiday Orders Now!Navel Oranges Ruby Red Grapefruit Fresh JuiceOpen For The Season! Open For The Season!Retail Store is Now Open! 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Don Giovanni is the second of the three great operas Mozart wrote in collaboration with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, with its world premiere at the Prague Opera in 1787. The opera is the most famous telling of the story of Don Juan, the opera, subtitled dramma giocoso, meaning playful drama masterfully combines uproarious comedy with moments of genuine tragedy. It contains some of Mozarts most brilliant melodies: the famous duet L ci darem la mano and Don Giovannis heartmelting serenade, Deh vieni alla finestra. The production will be sung in English. Call 942-5605 or visit TarponArts.org. Annual Safford House Victorian Christmas, Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 12-14, at Safford House Museum, 23 Parkin Court. Hours will be Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for members and children age 3 to 18. Attendees will have an opportunity to ring in the holidays and stroll through the 1883 Safford House beautifully decorated for the holidays in Victorian style. Guests may enjoy refreshments and the unique holiday gift shop and tour the house with Governor Anson Safford (Bruce Miller) as he describes Victorian holiday traditions and life. There also will be live performances of holiday music during the tour. Special Victorian games and activities will be scheduled for children on Saturday. Call 942-5605 or visit TarponArts.org. Christmas with the Baltimore Consort, Sunday, Dec. 15, at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for members and students. The Baltimore Consort has delighted audiences on both sides of the Atlantic and earned their CDs a place on the Billboard Magazine Top 10 list. The Baltimore Consorts arrangements of early music from England, Scotland, France, Italy, and Spain speak to the heart as well as the mind, and their love for the early music of English/Scottish heritage has led them to delve into the rich trove of traditional balladry and dance tunes preserved in the Appalachian mountains and Nova Scotia. The group features Ronn Mcfarlane, lute; Mindy Rosenfeld, flutes, fifes, recorder, crumhorn; Larry Lipkis, viol, recorder, crumhorn, gemshorn; Mark Cudec, cittern, viol, recorder, crumhorn, guitars; Mary Anne Ballard, viols, rebec; Danielle Svonavec, soprano; and Jose Lemos, countertenor. Call 942-5605 or visit TarponArts.org. Sleigh, written by PB&J Theatre Factory, Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 19-22, at Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Ave. Performances will be Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for members and students. Directed by Rick Bronson, this G-rated comedy will have audiences laughing through the holidays and will do it without the spoken word. Call 942-5605 or visit TarponArts.org.Treasure Island Sanding Ovations Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 20-24, on the beach at 107th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island. The 2013 Masters Cup Professional Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival will feature arts and crafts and performances from Applebutter Express, The Black Honkeys, Cornfused, Rocket Man, Come Back Alice and Sarasota Slim. There also will be a childrens area and a fireworks display. For information and an event scheduled, call 727-547-4575 or visit www.mytreasureisland.org. LOOKING AHEAD, from page 5B



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VIEWPOINTSTom GermondStores sign makes the stop worthwhile. ... Page 15A. Recreation revenue raises questions By BOB McCLURETREASURE ISLAND City Manager Reid Silverboard told commissioners Nov. 19 that additional funding or possible cuts in the Recreation Department programs at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis may be needed when city leaders consider the fiscal 2015 budget next summer. The mayor has asked me when we come up to budget next year to be prepared to have a discussion about Treasure Bay, what we offer out there and what changes or how we can enhance it or add things, said Silverboard. The topic came up during a fiscal 2013 fourth-quarter financials report by Finance Director Christine Trovato. Her assessment of the citys finances was strong with the exception of the Causeway and Recreation budgets, which are operating in the red. The Causeway budget assessment was expected, due to repairs that have become necessary to the bascule bridge. The Recreation budget was in the red due to a drop in revenue resulting in $62,580 less in revenue than budgeted. Golf fee revenue was $24,552 under budget, and golf lessons were $6,342 under budget. Additionally, tennis court fee revenue was $22,011 under budget and tennis lesson revenue was $1,277 under budget. Are we having a decline in business? asked Commissioner Phil Collins. From a business perspective, does this mean these programs are making less money than in previous years? If so, why? Fewer participants, said Silverboard. I think our golf and tennis fees are very reasonable. What you have to remember is that we have a 9-hole, par-3 golf course. So the Sunday golfers arent as likely to use our course. There are just fewer people out there that are interested in a par-3 course. Silverboard said as far as tennis is concerned, the facility has the same number. MADEIRA BEACH Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4256 plans a Pearl Harbor remembrance and open house Saturday, Dec. 7, 1 to 5 p.m., at 19029 Gulf Blvd. at Johns Pass Village. Billy Wright, senior commander of the post, said plans call for a commemoration of Pearl Harbor Day with speakers and a ceremonial wreath that will be tossed to the sea. Afterward, all visitors are invited to a luncheon, tour of the post and the opportunity to talk to post members, as well as the ladies and mens auxiliaries, staff from the Veterans Administration and a number of other groups. Admission to the luncheon is a suggested donation of $8 per person. The Pearl Harbor open house also will feature karaoke with the popular Muffiaoke Show that starts at 7 p.m. Our main concern is helping veterans and their families, but to do that, we need more members, Wright said. Post 4256 has more than 800 members, but a great many of those are folks who served in World War II and Korea and now an older Vietnam era membership are dwindling, and within about 10 years, were not going to be doing much as a post if we cant replenish that membership. Wright touted the VFW as a means of connecting service members both past and present with a number of useful resources, whether theyre deployed or retired. He noted that his post has even adopted a local Army medical company at the Reserve Center, and had dinners for them prior to and after coming back from their deployment in Afghanistan. We know people will be coming armed with questions about their VA benefits, Wright said. 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Page 12A.INSIDE SPORTSRays sign four to 40-man rosterThe Tampa Bay Rays have added infielder Vince Belnome, right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn, left-handed pitcher C.J. Riefenhauser and right-handed pitcher Kirby Yates to their 40-man roster, bringing the total to 37 players. Also signed to minor league contracts were catcher Mayo Acosta and right-handed pitchers Mike Colla, Eduar Quionez and Albert Suarez. ... Page 17A.HEALTH & FITNESSMorton Plant offers programsThe Morton Plant Meese Bay Care Health System will offer a number of programs in December at various locations. Support groups and classes are free to the public unless a fee is noted. ... Page 18A.Largo Medical names new COOLargo Medical Center recently named Mark Mille its new chief operating officer. Miller was formerly chief operating officer at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg. His first day is Dec. 2. ... Page 18A. See RECREATION, page 5APearl Harbor remembrance, open house set at VFW postRock icon Chris Cornell takes the stageAlso opening this week is Josh Brolin in the thriller Oldboy ... See page 1B.Disney Animations Frozen opens this weekend at theaters Volume XXXV,No. 34 November 28, 2013 www.TBNweekly.com 3 Locations: Seminole St. Petersburg Clearwater112813BOB EVANS HEARING CENTERHalf the Joy of the Holidays is Hearing Them!Call For Your FREE Hearing Exam. Let Our Hearing Experts Help You Hear All The Sounds of The Season! 727-393-3775 011713Lowest Mortgages In Fifty Years!727-394-2265Theres No Place Like Home. 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole 475-7866Look for our ad in this edition!090513Nadia ONeal, D.D.S., P.A. Call Today For All Your Dental Needs Drop in participation at Treasure Bay results in a $62,580 budget shortfall Photos courtesy of SEMINOLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCEAbove: Seminole Chamber of Commerce Board Member Laverne Welch of Grand Villa Senior Living drives the parade's finale, Santa Claus, at the 2012 Bright Before Your Eyes Holiday Parade. Below: Dancers from Tutterow Dance Academy in Largo entertain the crowd at the 2012 Bright Before Your Eyes Holiday Parade. Pictured from left are Katelynne Marley, Ashley Kadau and Emily Wisotski.Holiday parade set to roll Dec. 8 By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE Celebrate the season at Seminoles ninth annual Bright Before Your Eyes Holiday Parade Sunday, Dec. 8. The illuminated nighttime parade proceeds down 113th Street from the Seminole Mall at the intersection of Park Boulevard to the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., starting at 6:30 p.m. Around 50 participants from local businesses and community organizations are expected at this annual event co-sponsored by the city and the Seminole Chamber of Commerce. The parade was a topic of discussion at City Council meetings over the summer. The primary concern was safety, and the council passed stricter guidelines after foggy conditions reduced visibility at last years event and following incidents at parades in other cities. Safety first and then fun, said Mayor Leslie Waters at the Aug. 13 council meeting. The new guidelines focus on requiring improved illumination of all participants. Vehicles must be lit on all sides and those walking in the parade are required to be illuminated as well. The chamber will have a limited number of glow necklaces on hand for those who show up with no illumination. The council also decided to slow down the parades pacing Several mandatory meetings conveyed the stricter guidelines to all participants prior to this years parade. We really take the safety issue seriously, said Gretchen CainWells, the chambers Chief of Operations. The parade was founded in the 1960s, initially held the morning after Thanksgiving, Cain-Wells said. The idea was to attract more shoppers to the mall on Black Friday. Then nearly a decade ago, the city decided to change the parades format and move it to a lighted area. We changed it up nine years ago to generate some excitement, Cain-Wells said. Thousands of spectators both young and old line up to view the parade each year, she said. Were all kids at Christmas, she added. Cain-Wells said residents can expect a lot of creativity from the parades participants. There are some really cool decorations, she said. People find really inventive ways to decorate. The Seminole High School marching band also will perform. Because whats a parade without a band? said Cain-Wells. This years sponsors include Realty Executives, Adamo & Associates, Bright House Networks, Alexander Spine Center, Capo de Monte Italian Market, Pipos Caf and the Womens Leadership Council. For more information about the parade or other chamber events, visit www.seminolechamber.net.Fun on the sandTennis courts to get upgrade By BOB McCLURETREASURE ISLAND Residents who play regularly on the citys asphalt tennis and basketball courts at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis will see some noticeable improvement in the weeks to come. City commissioners passed a resolution Nov. 19 approving $13,900 for the resurfacing of the courts, which is necessary due to exposed mesh, cracks, low sports and fading of the surface. The work will be done by Welch Tennis Courts of Sun City, Fla., one of four Florida companies recommended on the United States Tennis Associations website. Commissioner Alan Bildz asked when the last time the city resurfaced the basketball courts. Recreation Director Cathy Hayduke said it was about seven or eight years ago. And the tennis courts are done every three or four years? Bildz asked. No, said Hayduke. Theyre actually redone every five years because theyre on LOISS funds. Theyre anywhere from 5 to 7 years. See COURTS, page 9AStorm drain replacement OKd By MELINDA GREENEREDINGTON BEACH One area of town may soon get some relief from the threat of flooding. The Town Commission, at the Nov. 19, workshop and meeting, agreed to solicit bids and information from companies for the replacement of a faulty storm drain located near 155th Avenue and Redington Drive. Money from the towns stormwater fund would be used to pay for the project, a line item, the town had anticipated when drawing up the 2013-14 budget. The winter months bring lower tides making for more favorable conditions of this type. The drains outflow pipe empties into a forest of mangroves blocking water from emptying into Boca Ciega Bay and allows the pipe to become clogged with sand. The 12-inch wide, 120-foot long pipe currently in place is undersized, outdated in design and due to its locale fills with sand, rendering it all but useless. Simply getting rid of the offending mangroves is not an option, however. Mark Davis, the towns public works director said, With some of the laws we have, we cant go in and just start ripping mangroves out. A possible solution that might also prove cost effective, according to Davis, may be to move the pipe to a location further from where the mangroves grow eliminating the need to remove or cut them. In any case, the plans call for a complete replacement of the drain, as well as building a seawall or bulkhead, currently lacking, in See STORM DRAIN, page 3A See VFW, page 9AConcert set Dec. 6 at the Mahaffey ... See page 2B.Photo by BOB McCLUREA couple dances to the music of Cornfused Nov. 23 during the fifth annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup Sand Sculpture Competition and Music Festival in Treasure Island. See photos, page 4A.

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The estimate given by Keystone, according to Davis, reflects an existing contract the company already has in the area, which would limit the mobilization of equipment and result in a lower cost for the town. Mayor Nick Simons said he has also spoken with the four or five residents who live in the immediate neighborhood where landscaping between houses and a limited area of mangroves will need to be cleared. The residents, he said, seemed amenable to the project, especially as the surrounding roads are prone to flooding during heavy rain. Assurances were made that both the town and whichever company is hired will keep the neighborhood informed as the work progresses and will replace or repair vegetation that may need to be cut back or uprooted in the process. The project was to have been the final phase of a stormwater drainage rehab project planned by the town several years ago but due to a lack of funding was never completed at that time. The commission agreed to solicit additional bids and discuss the findings at its January meeting. In other news, a neighbor-versus-neighbor squabble that threatens to involve the town appears to be brewing. Attorney Robert Buesing of the Tampa law firm Trenan and Kemker came before the commission for alleged building code violations on the part of a resident who is in the process of building a large beachfront home on Gulf Boulevard. Buesing has been hired to represent Hayward and Jackie Chapman, the couple living in the home adjacent to the property in question and owned by Douglas Backman, at 15912 Gulf Blvd. The Chapmans contend the walls surrounding the house, as well as the metalwork atop the walls, exceed the height limits set by the town and obstruct the view of oncoming traffic on Gulf Boulevard. It puts my lady, Jackie Chapman, at risk every time she pulls out of her driveway. She could get killed, Buesing said. To this end, the Chapmans consulted an engineer to survey the property. The findings of this particular survey concluded that the buildings peripheral exterior wall, an area at the rear of the building, as well as the height of the roof, all exceed the limits set by the town. Glenn Wardell, the division manager for the Pinellas County Building Services, replied in a memo, that the property complies with all state and local building codes, including the 6-foot high fence, which he says, is precisely allowed by ordinance. He pointed out the owner will be required to provide a survey showing compliance with all required setbacks. Town Attorney Brandon Huffman declined Buesings request for a meeting between himself, the engineer and Wardell, stating he saw no efficacy in such a meeting and that any concerns regarding the property meeting the code compliance have been adequately addressed by Wardell. Buesing proposed the town hire an engineer for a couple of thousand dollars to make an independent determination on the propertys logistics and not rely on Wardell whom he claims is not a professional engineer. Thats a very dangerous position to put the town in, he told the commission. Although Huffman said Buesing has alluded to a lawsuit against the town for the way it has applied the code in the current situation, he added, case law exists confirming that a towns job is to apply the code so that it safeguards the towns well being and thus cannot be sued for enforcing it in a particular way for a particular property. I dont see liability for the town, Huffman said. This same property came under scrutiny last year when it was brought to the commissions attention that the town had erroneously issued the owner a permit, based on approval granted initially by the county, which allowed for a gate topped with elaborate ironwork. The neighbors argued that the wall and gating exceeded the limits of the code, and the commission rescinded the permit until the matter could be resolved. Seeking to avoid litigation, the town agreed to pay Backman $25,000 to dismantle and redesign the gate and its pillars by 17 inches. With this latest bone of neighborly contention, however, the commission took no action, preferring to wait and see whether the Pinellas County Building Department issues a certificate of occupancy based on the final survey. I think some of the points raised about having a meeting might be slightly premature until we find out the results of that final survey, Simons said. STORM DRAIN, from page 1A

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4A The Beaches Beacon, November 28, 2013 Art on the sand Beyond by Jonathan Bouchard of Montreal was the winner of the fifth annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup Sand Sculpture Competition Nov. 2124 on the beach in Treasure Island. Bouchards creation also won the Peoples Choice Award.Photos by Bob McClure Now What? by Jan Salen of Amsterdam, The Netherlands won second place and the Sculptors Award. Dan Belcher of St. Louis created Wild Card, which won third place. The Horseman by Chris Giunto of Keywest. Beached by Sue McGrew of Tacoma, Wash. Key to a Womans Heart by Dan Doubleday of Treasure Island. Chalk Talk by Marianne vanden Brek of Key West. Scattered Balance by Elianne of het Veld of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ascension by Rusty Croft of Carmel, Calif. On Communication by Benjamin Probanza of Acapulco, Mexico.

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Community 5A Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113 IS YOUR DOOR HARD TO OPEN? BEACON WINDOWSSliderRepair.com 727-641-8106 Worn Rollers & Track Corrosion Issues Broken Locks & HandlesAsk for LizetteLic. #C10506Dont Replace ... Refurbish!111413 www.YouTube.com/user/SliderRepair 011013Celebrating 30 Years of Professional Mac Perry, author and past Pinellas Horticulture Agent controls over 40 different Lawn Insects, plus Diseases, plusWeeds, plus your Shrubs and Treessprayed all for $57 up to 5,000 sq. ft. Includes Fertilization. Time Care Inc.Rik Dietel CW21All types of clock repair. Howard Miller Service CenterThe Watch Repair Expert! 215-8870www.timecareinc.com 022813 GIVE THE GIFTOF BEAUTY G IVE TH E G IF T OF BEAUTY 112813 We have our regulars, he said, but theyre just not playing as much as they used to. Weve done things like Glow Golf to increase golf use. (Tennis pro) Phil (Girardi) is very active in getting interest in tennis and (golf pro) Gary (Metzger) is actively applied for grants and gotten golf clubs donated. We just had a bad year last year. I think its part of a trend. Collins said the discussion was absolutely no reflection on the department. I think theyve done an outstanding job. What it is, said Collins, is perhaps less interest in using these facilities. To make them more profitable maybe, if it continues again this year, we should consider adjusting the rates. Recreation Director Cathy Hayduke said she believed the rates are fair and said weather played more of a role in the decline of use. A lot of last year was weather-related, she said. We had a rainy season and people arent going to play when its wet. Bildz said nobody is suggesting get rid of the golf course but believes a discussion on Treasure Bay would be a good thing. We have a par-3 golf course that nobody really wants to play, said Bildz. I think it will be a good discussion to have. Commissioner Carol Coward defended the golf program, especially the junior program. They have a great kids program, she said. On Saturdays, there must be 20 or 30 kids that he (Metzger) has got, teaching them how to be on the course, how to be polite. I think its a great thing. Its a great kids program and those kids are going to grow up. Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis is located at 10315 Paradise Blvd. In addition to the golf course, it features eight clay tennis courts, two asphalt tennis courts, one sand volleyball court, one basketball court, two shuffleboard courts, a playground and picnic pavilions. RECREATION, from page 1AAround Seminole Kiwanis, Rotary plan joint meetingSEMINOLE Kiwanis Club of Seminole will hold a joint meeting with the Rotary Club of Seminole at Seminole Lake Country Club, 6100 Augusta Blvd., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 12:15 p.m.Christmas bazaar set at Harbor Lights MHPSEMINOLE Harbor Light Mobile Home Park plans its annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety of holiday crafts, jewelry and other items will be on sale. Harbor Lights MHP is located at 9191 Bay Pines Blvd. For more information, call 3687730.Youth basketball registration beginsSEMINOLE Registration for the City of Seminole Recreation Divisions annual youth basketball league will begin Sunday, Dec. 1 and end the last week of January. Registration is open for boys and girls 9to 14-years-old. The season runs from January through May. Cost for the league is $80 for recreation members and $120 for nonmembers. There also will be a noncompetitive instructional basketball program for children 7and 8years-old. The cost for this program is $40 for recreation members and $60 for nonmembers. The basketball program is also looking for volunteer basketball coaches. Call 397-6085 or visit www.myseminole.com for more information.Freaky Friday event plannedSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., will offer a Freaky Friday event for children kindergarten through fifth grade on Friday, Dec. 6, 7 to 11 p.m. There is a preschool program available at the same location from 7 to 10 p.m. for 3to 5-yearolds. Decembers theme is Very Merry Unbirthday and will feature bounce houses, piatas, party games and more. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Admission includes one slice of cake and a juice. Call 391-8345 for more information.Community yard sale set at Bickley ParkSEMINOLE Bickley Park, 5640 Seminole Blvd., a premium RV and mobile home park, will host its semi-annual community yard sale Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents will sell an array of antiques, furniture, tools, clothing and household items. There are over 100 lots throughout the park participating in the sale. Water, coffee and special desserts will be available to purchase in the Rec Hall. Grilled footlong hot dogs will be for sale at the picnic area also. Funds will be used to help support events held at Bickley Park. For more information, visit www.bickleypark.com. Soccer with Santa event set at SYAASEMINOLE Seminole Youth Athletic Association will hold its 7th Annual Soccer with Santa event at the SYAA complex, 12100 90th Ave., Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Seminole Elks also will hold a basketball shootout. There also will be bounce houses, pictures with Santa, a craft fair, raffles, a silent auction and more. For more information, call 2353378.Holiday Illuminated Night Parade setSEMINOLE The 9th annual Holiday Illuminated Night Parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. on 113th Street North from the Seminole Mall to the Seminole Recreation complex. This event is co-sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seminole. For more information, call the Chamber at 392-3245.Sunday Musicale planned at librarySEMINOLE The Friends of the Seminole Library will host its next Sunday Musicale on Sunday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St.Philip Tropea, a tenor vocalist, will perform a holiday program. Tropea is an accomplished radio broadcaster, author, stage performer and crusader for romantic vocal music. This performance is free and open to the public. Call 394-6905 for more information.Breakfast with Santa plannedSEMINOLE The City of Seminole will host Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 21, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. Enjoy a breakfast of pancakes and sausages, a visit from Santa, a make-and-take-craft project and other holiday activities. Tickets are $5 and available at the rec center. This event is co-sponsored by the Rotary Club of Seminole Lake. Its open to children 2 and older. Call 391-8345 for more information.Winter camp signups underwaySEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., is now enrolling children in kindergarten through sixth grade for its winter camps. The camps will be held Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27, and Monday, Dec. 30 through Friday, Jan. 3, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants will engage in games, sports, crafts, and a field trip. In addition to the regular camp program, Seminole Recreation is also offering a cooking camp during the first week of break and a science camp during the second week. Cooking camp will include food projects, nutritional games and a lunch field trip. Science camp will include experiments in earth science, physics and chemistry, as well as a museum field trip. Recreation staff teaches all camps. Camp is closed for Christmas Day and New Years Day. Participants must have a valid recreation card. Call 391-8345 for more information.Kids martial arts program offeredSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreational Complex, 9100 113th St. N., offers a martial arts program for children ages 5 through 12 on Mondays, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. Master Ryan Dean, a 7th degree black belt Okinawan instructor who teaches at the Dojo Academy in Largo, leads classes. Cost is $45 per month for members and $67.50 per month for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345.Free swing dance lessons offeredSEMINOLE Free West Coast Swing dance lessons are offered on Fridays, 6 p.m., at Crystal Blue Ballroom, 10527 Park Blvd. N. Lessons are free for anyone under the age of 30. Call Renee at 698-0171 for more information.

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The Beaches 7A Beacon, November 28, 2013 111413 112813 A festive evening Photo courtesy of FATIMA RAPUANOMore than 500 attended the annual Redington Beach Wine Fest Gala Nov. 9 at Friendship Park. A number of local restaurants and establishments supported the event, which raised more than $10,000 for Redington Beach scholarships. Next years event is Nov. 8, 2014.Along Gulf Boulevard Beaches Chamber supports Small Business SaturdayST. PETE BEACH The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce is again participating in the American Express Shop Small campaign. For the second year, the chamber is an ambassador to the American Express Small Business Saturday event. Persons who shop small this week through Saturday, Nov. 30 can take home a $25 gift card courtesy of the chamber and American Express. Just bring a receipt to the Beaches Chamber headquarters, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, Nov. 30, 9 to 11 a.m. Limited quantities of gift cards are available. Limit one card per person. Holiday book sale planned at libraryINDIAN SHORES Indian Shores Library will conduct a holiday book sale Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m. to noon. As potential Christmas presents, books offered will be in good to pristine condition. Gift wrapping will be available. The sale will take place outside the Indian Shores Municipal Center.Masters swim program set at Aquatics CenterST. PETE BEACH Are you interested in participating in your first triathlon, but have little swimming background? Were you a swimmer in high school, but havent gotten into the pool since? Are you a top-notch triathlete looking for technique work and stroke analysis? If so, join a diverse group of swimmers for early morning workouts and coaches on deck at every practice. Try a workout for free your first time. Contact Christie Bruner to reserve a spot at 727-637-7913. Cost is $30 pool fee and $40 coaching fee due on the 1st of each month. Participants must have current U.S. Masters registration. Classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:30 to 7 a.m. at the City of St. Pete Beach Family Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.Book discussion set at Indian Shores LibraryINDIAN SHORES The Indian Shores Library plans a book discussion and lunch with Tim McGee, author of Worthy McGuire, Tuesday, Dec. 17 at noon. The novel is a sometimes funny, often inspiring, tale of a D-Day survivor returning to Normandy to keep a solemn promise, with his troubled family in tow. After the discussion, library volunteers will offer a meal of Normandy chicken, apple pastries, and Spam. The event is free to members of the Indian Shores Library. While Indian Shores is not a member of the Pinellas County Library Cooperative, everyone is welcome to join the town library just $5. The number of lunch attendees is limited to 30. Pick up tickets at the library by Dec 14. The library is located in the Indian Shores Municipal Center, 19305 Gulf Blvd. Hours are Monday and Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place in the Centers community hall. For more information, call 542-9742.Redington/Indian Shores boat parade slatedINDIAN SHORES The Redington Beaches/Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6 p.m. Participating boats should gather just north of the Tom Stuart Causeway in Madeira Beach at 5:45 p.m. Last year the total prize value exceeded $4,000, shared among the almost 30 boats entered. As in previous years, the boats will cover a route following the Intracoastal Waterway to The Pub restaurant in Indian Shores. The captains meeting for participating boats will be held at North Redington Beach town hall, 190 173rd Ave., Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. The awards ceremony will take place at The Pub, the major sponsor of the parade, following the arrival of the last parade participant. Major prizes, consisting of gifts and cash, are given to the top three boats in each category. The three judging categories are based on the lengths of the participating boats. Typically, the categories break at approximately under 25 feet, 25 to 35 feet, and over 35 feet. The committee tries to put equal numbers of boats in each category. Prize donations were received last year from over 55 local businesses, such as the Salt Rock Grill Restaurant, Wilson Realty, Park Circle Bed and Breakfast and the Doubletree Beach Resort. Additionally, every boat that enters receives a gift, chosen by the committee as a remembrance of their participation. Entry forms for the parade are available now at the town halls and websites of the participating towns. Entry forms will also be distributed to local marinas for boaters to pick up. For further information, call Dave Will, committee chairman, at 459-9710.Beaches Chamber seeks business nominationsST. PETE BEACH The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its business of the year awards that will be announced at its annual dinner Thursday, Jan. 9 at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort. Categories of consideration include: nonprofit 501(c) 3), women/minority-owned, small business (1-20 employees or less), medium business, (21-100 employees) and large business (over 100 employees). Application forms are available at www.tampabaybeaches.com and faxed to (727) 360-2233 or emailed to Jennifer@TampaBayBeaches.com. Members of the chamber are eligible to submit nominations. Deadline to submit is Dec. 6.SPB offers BOGO deal on aquatic membershipsST. 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PETE BEACH Water aerobics classes are available at the citys Family Aquatic Center Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. The cost is $5 for city residents and $6 for nonresidents. The program accepts Silver Sneakers members. For more information visit www.spbrec.com or call 363-9264.South Pasadena plans Best of Lights contestSOUTH PASADENA The city of South Pasadena is conducting a Best of Lights Contest for 2013. All businesses, homeowners and multi-family complexes (condominiums, mobile home parks, etc.) are invited to display lights during the holidays for consideration. Lights can be placed on the store front or the exterior and need to be visible from the street. Holiday signs, window painting and twinkling lights are allowed. There will be two winners in each category: first place and first runner-up. First place winners will receive a framed award certification and an official yard sign. Runners up will receive certificates. The first-place winners and runners-up will be selected by the Beautification Committee on Dec. 12. Signs and certificates will be presented at the citys regular commission meeting on Jan. 14. The citys cable channel 615 will display winners names throughout the holiday season.Christmas lighting ceremony plannedST. PETE BEACH Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church will host a Christmas lighting ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., outside the church at 107 16th Ave. All residents are invited to attend and join in the singing of Christmas carols while enjoying hot cocoa and homemade cookies. For more information on this and other church activities, call the church office at 360-5508 or email admin@pagchurch.org.Friends of Library plans silent auctionST PETE BEACH The Friends of the St Pete Beach Library are accepting bids for its annual silent auction for holiday book baskets. Bidding will continue through Friday, Dec. 13, at the library, 353 75th Ave. This year there are 13 holiday baskets. Bids start at $15. Themes for the baskets are childrens books and toys, Chanukah mysteries, Florida authors (including several autographed books), Civil War, World Wars I and II, holiday books and cookbooks. The library is open Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.SPB seeks entries for holiday paradesST. PETE BEACH Entries are being accepted for the St Pete Beach and South Pasadena holiday lighted boat parade scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. The event starts at the Blind Pass Bridge and heads south to the Bayway Bridge. There are cash and other prizes available to winning entries. Entry is free. Also, the St. Pete Beach land parade is back and will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m. Parade route and application for entry is on the St Pete Beach Recreation Departments website at www.spbrec.com. Category awards will be given out. Entries are limited. To register your boat or get more information contact Mandy Edmunds at 3639245 or a.edmunds@stpetebeach.org.St. Pete Beach slates day trips for seniorsST. PETE BEACH The St. Pete Beach Community Center has five new senior excursions on the schedule this fall. The trips are a way for local seniors to travel with their friends and see various amenities around the area. The remaining fall schedule is as follows: Dec. 13, shopping at the International Mall in Tampa; and Dec. 20, holiday lights at Botanical Gardens and Largo Central Park. All excursions will depart from the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Trip times vary. All participants must preregister by the Wednesday prior to the excursion. Each trip is $12 for residents of St. Pete Beach and $15 for nonresidents. For more information, visit www.spbrec.com or call 363-9245.Safe boating class offered in MadeiraMADEIRA BEACH The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-3 plans monthly safe boating classes through the end of the year at its headquarters at 299 Boca Ciega Drive. Classes meet the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $40 per person. The next class meets Saturday, Dec. 7. The classes are open to the public and recommended for anyone who owns a boat, a personal watercraft, anyone interested in purchasing a boat or anyone who wants to learn safe boating practices. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1988 must take a boating safety course For more information, call 391-5185.

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Community 9A Beacon, November 28, 2013 101013 Welch Tennis Courts was the only company to present a proposal for the work. The proposal includes resurfacing and restriping of tennis courts No. 7 and No. 8, adding blending of lines for 36 and 60 feet. The resurfacing of the basketball courts includes the use of blended lines to add four 36-foot tennis courts. This will make the basketball court into a multiuse court for both basketball and tennis. The added blended lines will utilize the courts for the citys 10and-under tennis programs. The resurfacing and restriping were originally budgeted in fiscal 2013 but the project was carried over to the current budget year. Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis is located at 10315 Paradise Blvd. It features eight clay tennis courts, two asphalt tennis courts, one sand volleyball court, one regulation-sized basketball court, two shuffleboard courts and a 9-hole, par-3 golf course that overlooks Boca Ciega Bay. Phil Girardi is the tennis director and Gary Metzger is the golf pro. In other action, commissioners: Approved the Sunset Beach Civic Associations request for its third annual bonfire on the beach, next to Mansions by the Sea, on Friday, Dec. 6, 6 to 10 p.m. The event is open to the public. Approved the addition of a loan option for city employees on the citys Nationwide 457 deferred compensation plan. Approved $37,500 for design engineering and CEI work by Advanced Engineering for the 84th Avenue drainage project. Extended the area for Anthony Hutto to rent cabanas on the beach from 102nd to 104th Avenue. Appointed Pam Middleton deputy city clerk, in lieu of personnel director Jennifer Poirrer who has performed the role in the past.Photo courtesy of CITY OF TREASURE ISLANDTreasure Bay Golf and Tennis features eight clay tennis courts and two asphalt tennis courts. COURTS, from page 1Atime it takes to get their claims processed and approved, along with the tremendous backlog, which is why well have representatives of the VA here to answer those questions along with our own service officer here at the post who is an invaluable resource to our own members. Wright said he worries about the membership of the VFW because he wants to ensure that the group will retain a strong voice in Washington, D.C., to keep veterans concerns at the forefront of legislators priorities. Im a Marine Corps veteran from the late s, said Wright, At 52 years of age, Im also one of the youngest members of this post. We simply need more youth to step into the breach and fill in some obvious gaps within our organization and it is incumbent upon our Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to step up for their comrades and ensure that the organization continues its long and storied legacy of volunteerism, community service and assisting our fellow comrades in distress. Wright recognizes that certain stereotypes may exist in the publics perception of VFW posts, but he assured veterans and civilians alike that VFW Post 4256 is active in the surrounding community, seeking out ways to benefit the barrier islands in addition to those who have served.For more information, call 397-3767 or email hvfw1@tampabay.rr.com. VFW, from page 1A Third-grade field trip Photo by LORI DESANTISKeswick Christian School third-graders spent the day at Heritage Park Nov. 8. The students explored the old schoolhouse, ate an old-fashioned lunch and played old-fashioned games.Family yoga, hip hop classes offeredSEMINOLE Two new classes are offered at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N. Family Yoga takes place Fridays, 6 to 7 p.m., and Hip Hop takes place Wednesdays, 6:15 to 7 p.m. Family Yoga is for ages 3 years and older. Strengthen family bonds and cultivate strength with this yoga practice that is especially designed for everyone in the family. Cost for members is $5 per person per class and $7.50 for nonmembers. Hip Hop classes are for children ages 6 to 10. Children will develop coordination, balance, and increase self-confidence while learning new and hip dances. Cost for members is $40 per month and $60 for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345.Lions Club plans Breakfast With SantaTREASURE ISLAND The St. Petersburg Lions Club plans its annual Breakfast With Santa event Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Lions Club Beach House, 9300 W. Gulf Blvd. Admission is free but those attending are asked to bring a can or bag of pet food for Santa and his reindeer. The pet food will be donated to the PetPal Animal Shelter. Those planning to attend should register by Dec. 6. Call Sally at 813-965-2534 or email LionSally@ gmail.com.Seabird Sanctuary has volunteer opportunitiesINDIAN SHORES The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, 18328 Gulf Blvd., seeks to revamp its volunteer program and is looking for passionate folks to help. General volunteers are needed for greeting visitors, feeding birds, grounds maintenance, working in the gift shop, answering injured bird calls and fundraising. For more information, contact Josh Thomas at 391-2473.Auxiliary selling personalized bricksMADEIRA BEACH The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary in Madeira Beach is selling personalized bricks to honor veterans. The bricks will be used in its military memorial wall and mural. Bricks are available in 4-inch by 8-inch and 8inch by 8-inch sizes. They will be engraved by laser and permanently mounted to the entire wall surrounding the mural. The bricks will display the name, highest rank, branch of service and dates of service of the veteran. The Auxiliary is located at 299 Boca Ciega Drive. Call 391-5185 for prices and to place an order.Kiwanis Breakfast Club meets Tuesday morningsSEMINOLE The Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole meets Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. at Lake Seminole Square. Call 319-8343 for more info.Briey

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10A The Beaches Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113FREE Medicaid Seminars To register and for more information about this free program, please call Law Ofces at 727-539-0181The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualications and experience. Also visit us at FLMedicad.com.Avoid being impoverished by nursing home costs. Save your assets, your house, car, and way of life and still obtain long-term nursing care. Keep from making the top 5 medical mistakes. New, up-to-date information for 2013 includes the most recent federal Medicaid law changes. Elder law attorney Sean W. Scott will show you how you may be able to: Finally, Answers To Your Medicaid and Nursing Home Questions! Seminole Library Monday December 2, 2013 at 2 pm 9200 113th Street North, Seminole (St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus) Palm Harbor Library Tuesday December 3, 2013 at 2 pm 2330 Nebraska Avenue, Palm Harbor (One block West of 19 North) New Port Richey Main Library Wednesday December 4, 2013 at 2 pm 5939 Main Street, New Port Richey Located near City Hall Arbor Oaks Assisted Living Thursday December 5, 2013 at 2pm 1701 68th Street North, St. Petersburg (Near Tyrone Mall behind Chilis) Largo Library Friday December 6, 2013 at 2 pm 120 Central Park Drive, Largo Jenkins Room (Just across from The Largo Cultural Arts Center) Regency Park Library Tuesday December 17, 2013 at 2pm 9701 Little Road, Port Richey, Florida. (727) 861-3049 South Shore Regional Library Wednesday December 18, 2013 at 2 pm 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin, Florida. (Off 19th Ave. N.E.) 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Brakes A/C Cooling System 112813 112813 Tampa Airport to Atlantic City Tampa Airport to Biloxi (Harrahs Grand Hotel)Tampa to Atlantic City Jan. 15 Jan. 18 Feb. 13 Feb. 16 Mar. 14 Mar. 17 Mar. 28 Mar. 31Tampa to Biloxi Harrahs Grand Hotel Jan. 12 Jan. 15 Feb. 26 Mar.1 **This offer is subject to availability and management reserves the right to change or cancel this promotion at any time withou t notice. Must be 21 or older to gamble and enter and remain in a NJ casino and participate in any Harrahs Resort promotions. Hotel taxes of $13 per night not included. Flights from Tampa to Atlantic City operated by Spirit Airlines. Flights to Biloxi operated by Republic Airlines, DOT approved and a $20 p/p air service fee will be paid at t he hotel upon departure. Florida Seller of Travel Ref. No ST39092. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-Gambler.Accommodations at Harrahs Casino Resort in Atlantic City Harrahs Grand Casino Hotel in Biloxi Flights Depart & Return to Tampa AirportTrips includes round trip airfare, room accommodations, transfers to and from the airport and one free checked bag per person. ST. PETE BEACH The following events are scheduled at the St. Pete Beach Library in December: Computer help E-Reader Hour (staff help with Kindle, Nook, etc.), Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 2 p.m. I Just Got My iPad ... Now What? Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m. Preregistration required. iPad E-Books. Friday, Dec. 6, 10:30 a.m. Preregistration required. Adult programs Six Months in a Tent on an Arctic Island with special guest Rosamund Wendt, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 4 p.m. Book discussion group Book: The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m. Film: The Perfect Storm, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. Childrens programs Mother Goose Story Time, ages infant to 3, Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11 a.m. I Want to Be a Skeeter Reader, certified reading therapy dog, Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 4 p.m. Monday Merriment: Get Relaxed and Loose With Dr. Seuss, stories and activities, Monday, Dec. 23, 1 to 3 p.m.; Calendar Chaos, Monday, Dec. 30, 1 to 3 p.m. The library will close early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24, and will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas). The library is located at 365 73rd Ave., St. Pete Beach. Call 363-9238 or visit www.stpete beach.org for more details. MADEIRA BEACH The following events are scheduled in December at the Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive: Computer classes All classes at 1 p.m. Persons bringing laptops shoulkd set it up before class begins. Email class, Wednesday, Dec. 11. Open forum, Monday, Dec. 16. Internet class, Wednesday, Dec.18. Facebook, Monday, Dec. 23. Adult programs International Film Movement, La Sirga, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 4 p.m. Investment Club, Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. Join a group of experienced investors in an exchange of ideas about the current market and investment opportunities. Scrabble, Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m. Writers Group, Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon, All writers welcome. Bring a few pages of your work in progress to be critiqued by the group. Conversational French class, Thursdays, Dec. 5 and 12. Beginners, 10 to 11 a.m.; French speakers, 11 a.m. to noon. Book groups Chatterbooks, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. A Mountain of Crumbs: A Memoir by Elena Gorokhova. Childrens programs Baby and Me Storytime, infant to 2 years, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Short stories, puppets, songs and finger plays followed by baby play and good times. Wild Things Storytime and Art Class, ages 2-4, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Stories, puppets, songs, finger plays, followed by an art/craft class at 11 a.m. Happy Hour Library Time, ages 3-7, Fridays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Read to a pet therapy dog. Hear Ms. T read a holiday book, and play a board game afterward. December is Bingo month. For more information, call 391-2828.Gulf Beaches Library events St. Pete Beach Library events Winning boatsPhotos by MIKE GRIESEMERLeft: Larry Waters Polar Beer was the winner of best decorated boat in the 14to 22-foot class during the 17th annual Veterans Boat Parade Nov. 9 in Madeira Beach. Waters boat also won the Peoples Choice Award and the American Legion Post 273 Award. Right: Boat No. 120, owned by Ann Rasmussen and Pam Knowing, was the winner in the 23-foot and above class.

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11A Beacon, November 28, 2013 112813 Many things go into making a community a place where people want to live. There are community action groups to help effect change, hospitals to care for us when were sick, and schools to educate police department, a fire department and us to keep us safe. Yet, there is another community building block that improves our quality of life: small business. Robin Sollie, the executive director of the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce, said she has no doubt how important small business is to our everyday lives. Generally speaking small business is vital to our community and our economy, she said. If you took a snapshot of a community, then visualized that community with no small business, people would move out of that place. Much of what the community has to offer is what small business has to offer. Sollie pointed out that a small business such as a hair salon is important to any community or a gas station or the corner store. She said they are what keep people in their communities and close to home. I can tell you the majority of businesses along the beaches are small businesses with five employees or fewer, she said. They provide a tax base that is very vital. In fact that is the case throughout Pinellas County. Statistics provided by the county show that there are just over 26,000 businesses in Pinellas. More than 25,000 of them have 99 or fewer employees and more than 20,000 of them have nine or fewer employees. Small business forms the overwhelming majority of business in the County. Tom Morrissette, the executive director of the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, said small business has always been the backbone of business in any community. Ive been doing chamber work for 25 years, he said. Small business always represents about 80 percent of the activity. They are the people creating new jobs, not only here but across the country. The Federal Small Business Administration defines a small business as one with 100 employees or fewer. Information outlined on the SBA website support what Morrisette said regarding the creation of new jobs. Since 1995 small businesses have generated 64 percent of new jobs and paid 44 percent of the total United States private payroll, it said. Then the SBA went on to outline what all that means to the local economy. When consumers patronize local small businesses they are essentially giving money back to their local community. A thriving local business will generate high levels of revenue which means that the business will pay higher taxes, including local taxes, it said. This money is then used for local police and fire departments as well as schools. Morrissette noted the people who start small businesses are people who must have confidence in what they are about to do. I think you have to be a visionary and you have to believe in yourself, he said. You have to believe you have something special and it is going to sell. They are definitely visionaries. Sollie agrees. I was actually one of those people before I came to the chamber, she said. Small business owners have a passion, a passion about where they live and a passion for providing something unique or something great. Sollie said the people who own and operate a small business have to be used to a roller coaster existence. I think most commonly feel they have a great idea and there is a sense of freedom to work for themselves, she said. But that freedom becomes limited when you cant afford the staff to give you that freedom. But they dont get let down; they muddle through it. They have great drive and initiative. They have to be self-starters; they cant call in sick. For some the reward comes with success and growth. Morrissette pointed out that not all small businesses remain that way. Apple started in a garage by someone who had a vision and it grew and is certainly not a small business anymore, he said. In Pinellas County, Piper Fire Protection is an example of a small business growing beyond the definition of small. Chris Johnson is the president and owner of the Largo company, which was started by his dad, Terry, in 1986. He was a one man show and when he got a job hed hire someone to help if he couldnt handle it alone, said Johnson. It was his dream back then to have one employee and three trucks. Today the company has 132 employees and over 80 trucks. Terry Johnson is retired now but comes to work every day to have lunch with his son, who joined the company in 1994. When I started it was just him and one part time employee, said Johnson. At the time we dealt with fire sprinklers only, but then we got into extinguishers and suppression systems. Then customers wanted us to inspect their homes so we got into inspections too. The company is now a full service Fire protection contractor. Johnson said it took some risks along the way to get to be the size they are today. We took on a lot of risks when we accepted some larger projects, he said. We wanted to grow and provide opportunities but we knew we couldnt provide the level of service we wanted if we didnt control everything in-house. Today we hardly contract out any of our work. As a result were able to react quicker to increase our market share. We recently sold our ten-thousandth-inspection account. It has been a whirlwind growth for us. Robin Sollie said small business owners she knows are not all about getting rich. Ive never heard a small business owner say they want to get rich, but they do have to pay their bills, she said. They are trying to make ends meet, pay their mortgage and look after their families and their business. Another aspect of small business is something Bill and Carol Brawner use as the cornerstone of their business; loyalty. The Brawners own The Bronze LadySmall business SaturdayDay helps businesses showcase their importance gift shop in Johns Pass, and Bronze Lady Home Furnishings on Madeira Way in Madeira Beach. We look at it customer by customer and try to make them happy and stand by our products, he said. We really take a lot of pride to ensure our customers are happy and their experience has been a good one when they are in our store. That is very important. And it pays off. Brawner says loyalty goes both ways. If customers have a good experience, then their loyalty will be there. They will come back and shop. Weve had customers tell us that they can get an item anywhere, but they come back to us. The word risk seems to pop up in any conversation about small business. Robin Sollie says risks are part of any small business right from the beginning. Small business owners are making a sacrifice, she said. They left full time jobs and now they are going to work for themselves to keep businesses open and to make ends meet. In the past five years or so, with the economy the way it was, small business owners had to learn how to do more with less. Generally small business owners run and manage the store from open to close. I would not call them special people but I will say it takes a special person to have an idea and take the risk and sustain it. Morrissette said potential small business owners have to be mindful of the risks and not do anything foolish when they start out. They have to be aware of the reality. I think you have to be careful in starting a new business or a new idea, he said. There are funding organizations that will help get business off the ground. They wont all make it because there is the risk in any small business. Knowing that, Morrissette says potential owners should be careful where they get their start-up money. People will mortgage their house or use their 401K and could lose, he said. Dont take your life savings; dont put those important assets on the line when you are starting a small business. There are always going to be risks, but there are some you just dont want to take. The Small Business Administration has a program designed to help start-ups, and minimize the risks, according to Morrissette. It is called SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, he said. We can get two SCORE representatives to come to the chamber for free and help start up a business. As well Morrissette said lately banks are beginning to again finance small business. Have a good business plan and they will support it, he said. Small business has found a way to bring itself to the top of conusmers mind. They have gotten together all over the country and created Small Business Saturday. It is an annual event, always on the Saturday after Black Friday. Black Friday is the day for large national retailers, Cyber Monday is for online retailers and now Small Business Saturday, this year on Nov. 30. The intent is to have small business take ownership of the day with heavy promotional activity. It is a day when small business can showcase what makes it different; the unique items, customer service and loyalty. Last year President Obama championed Small Business Saturday by taking his daughter shopping at an independent bookstore in Arlington, Va. What does it all mean for future of small business? Morrissette mentioned a sector is helping make the future look bright in Pinellas County. We have a lot of medical device companies starting up, he said. They are starting to grow and I think they are going to have an impact. Health care is big in Pinellas County and they provide good paying jobs. We have one new company that is making the tiny plastic tubing that hospitals use in blood transfusions. As for the overall future of small business; Morrissette said it is as good as it has always been. As long as there are people who have a grain of an idea there will always be small business, he said.Bill and Carol Brawner are owners of The Bronze Lady in Johns Pass. They are with their dogs Bella, left, and Bailey. Tom Morrissette Robin Sollie

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12A Schools Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113 112813 ST. PETERSBURG Three members of the Tampa Bay Rays Matt Joyce, Brandon Gomes and Jake McGee will serve as honorary cochairs for the Pinellas Education Foundations Ties and Tennis Shoes Gala at Tropicana Field on Dec. 6. Proceeds from the event will increase the number of scholarships available to help deserving Pinellas students attend college or technical school through the Foundations Take Stock in Children Scholarship program. This whimsical evening, where women dress in cocktail attire but complete their look with tennis shoes, will feature dinner, a Tis the Season Shoppes where a variety of vendors will sell gifts of all kinds, a silent auction, craft beer tables (with drink ticket purchase), as well as an inflatable obstacle course, jousting, table tennis, battle bots, slap shot hockey, baseball, basketball and more. General admission tickets are $35 with entrance to the event at 7 p.m. VIP tickets are $125 with entrance at 6 p.m. There will be no tickets sold at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.tiesandtennisshoes.com After the Friday night fun, enjoy a Saturday morning run at Tropicana Field. Take part in the Foundations Ties and Tennis Shoes 5K Run/Walk, one-mile fun run or kids dash. Registration is at 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 7 with the run at 7:30 a.m. Participants will cross the finish line on the field on Rays Vision. Cost is $30 to register until Dec. 1 and $35 after with proceeds going to the Foundations Take Stock in Children Scholarship program. Join or create a team by visiting www.tiesandtennisshoes.com. After the race, participants can enjoy the Santa Parade and head down to the City of St. Petersburgs Snowfest in Straub Park. The Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Foundation, Raymond James, the Helios Education Foundation, St. Petes Promise, The Tampa Bay Times, Bright House Networks, Clear Channel Outdoor, City of St. Pete and others, sponsor these events.Rays players to co-chair Ties & Tennis Shoes Gala Veterans Day concert Photos courtesy of BRENDA DANNEWITZThe combined choruses of Osceola Fundamental High, Osceola Middle, Bardmoor Elementary, Starkey Elementary and Walsingham Elementary schools honored veterans with a Salute to Veterans concert on Nov. 12 at Osceola Fundamental High.Village Square discussion at SPC to focus on Floridas weirdnessSEMINOLE What is it that makes Florida seem like the capital of weirdness? Why does it seem as if all of the worlds misfits, eccentrics and scammers wind up in the Sunshine State? And, more significantly, what can we do to preserve the real Florida the unique qualities that motivated so many of us to migrate here in the first place? Those are some of the questions that a respected Florida historian and storyteller will tackle at the next Village Square dinner at St. Petersburg College on Thursday, Dec. 5. The dinner will feature history professor and author Gary Mormino in a program titled Oh, Florida: Capital of Weirdness. The moderator will be Earl Fratus, associate professor of political science and history at SPC. The dinner and program will be from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the Campus Conference Center of SPC Seminole, 9200 113th St. N. Advance registration is required. The program represents a change of pace in the Village Squares typical menu of hot-button state and national issue debates. Recent programs have focused on immigration reform, gun control, FCAT/Common Core, and climate change/sea level rise. Oh Florida will be a somewhat whimsical but candid discussion of the challenges the state faces to preserve the last vestiges of Old Florida by a writer and teacher who has spent much of his career in that effort. Mormino, professor emeritus of Florida history at USF St. Petersburg, has written extensively about how Florida has changed in the decades since World War II. His seminal book, Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida, is a comprehensive social history of the Sunshine State as it evolved from the rural, backwoods culture portrayed in the books of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings to become the mega-state that it is today fourth largest in population, soon to become third. The Village Square is a forum for nonpartisan debate of key state and national issues that operates under the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at SPC. The Institute serves as a resource for academic enrichment, a nonpartisan venue for civil debate and civic engagement. Media co-sponsors of the Village Square are the Tampa Bay Times and WEDU. Registration for Village Square members is $25; for guests, $30, and for educators and students, $20. They can be made online at spcollege.edu/solutions, click on the Village Square tab. By mail, send checks to Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733. For more information, call 394-6251.School notebook Breakfast with Santa setLARGO The 22nd annual Breakfast with Santa will be Saturday, Dec. 14, 8 to 11 a.m., at St. Jerome Early Childhood Center, 10895 Hamlin Blvd. Advance tickets are $6 each or $30 for a family of five or more. Tickets at the door are $7 each or $35 for a family. The event is open to the entire community. Tickets include breakfast, face painting, kiddie-crafts, and a visit with Santa. Pictures with Santa, a raffle and a gift shop are available at additional costs. For information, call 596-9491 or visit stjeromeearlychildhoodcenter.org. Hawkins offers Thanks for Giving contestSAFETY HARBOR Courtney Hawkins is giving away a $500 shopping spree to one lucky teacher to say Thanks for Giving. Hawkins, SED of Thirty-One Gifts, has been a speech language pathologist in the school system for 15 years. She understands the importance of teaching and wants to give back to those who teach. The rules are simple: Like Courtney Hawkins on Facebook at www.facebook.com/courtneysingerhawkins and tag a teacher in the Thanks for Giving thread. Participants should be sure to include the teachers school and grade. For information, email Courtney@AchieveSuccessWithCourtney.com.Staples awards grant to Blossom Montessori CLEARWATER Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples Inc., recently awarded $1,000 to Blossom Montessori School for the Deaf under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. The grants are part of a philanthropic initiative created by Staples Foundation which allows Staples associates around the world to direct funding to nonprofit organizations that are focused on education or job skills. The program encourages local community engagement by awarding larger grants to organizations where associates are highly engaged in volunteering or fundraising.

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Outdoors 13A Beacon, November 28, 2013 HELPING FAMILIES MAKE THE BEST CARE CHOICES ROOTH & ROOTH, P.A.Gilbert Rooth & Susan A. Rooth, Elder Law Attorneys Offices located in Seminole Mall 11201 Park Blvd., Suite 21 Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-4768 WWW.ROOTHLAW.COM ASSET PROTECTION, NURSING HOME MEDICAID WILLS-TRUSTS-PROBATE, ADVANCED DIRECTIVES 011713 082913 103113 Tampabay Massage Therapy&Wellness Center, Inc.Healing Body, Mind & SpiritMA#56120 MM#24022 FSAs HSAs BCBS1 HOUR Relaxation MassageMonday-Friday We Specialize in Neuromuscular &Prenatal Therapy!Schedule an appointment at our website orcall 727-392-2458 If You Have Pain Why Suffer? WECANHELPWITH:Stress Headaches Sleepless Nights Back Pain$4995Some restrictions may apply see website for details.101013 www.TampabayMassageTherapy.com 7158 Seminole Blvd., Seminole Telling our readers about local business since 1977. Phone Don Minie at727-409-5252or email minie408@gmail.com Life of Riley Beauty Supply Company believes that locally owned and family operated distributors will faithfully service salons and stylists. Committed to Product Brands they offer innovative products that are readily available when needed. They want to earn the right to be your distributor of choice and want to be responsible for improving this industry for the next generation. We recommend them and like their core principles: 1) They treat customers and employees right Like Family, 2) Competitive pricing with a great variety of products, 3) Inventory stock levels above industry average, 4) They realize success comes when they help salons become successful, 5) When there is a problem THEY FIX IT. Questions? Just phone 727-865-4145. Visit www.lifeofrileyss.com to see all the name brands and services available. Open M-F 8:306:30, Sat. 8:30-2:30 at 12821 Starkey Road Suite 4900 in Largo. Excellent opportunities for entrepreneurs. For information on classes Mondays; Nov. 11, & Dec. 2, 10am-1pm, Phone: 727-865-4145.LIFE OF RILEY SALON SUPPLY makes living the good life easy & pleasant112813Owned and managed by four families. The 3 dads shown here have 86 years of experience in the professional beauty industry. Bay Life Pharmacies are locally owned and operated. Unlike chain pharmacies that focus on profitability, Bay Lifes focus is to provide familiarity and security to the individual. We recommend Bay Life Pharmacies because they do so much more than fill prescriptions. They provide Senior Services and you will always speak to a real person, not an automated machine. You will get FREE pick-up and delivery in Pinellas & Pasco, FREE Pill Box Packaging weekly to manage your medications, FREE Counseling & Consulting Services and FREE Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Testing. Bay Life Pharmacy is open M-F, 9am 6 pm, and Sat. 9am-1pm. This Bay Life Pharmacy is located at 3350 East Bay Drive in Largo, Phone 727-614-9933 or go on-line www.baylifepharmacy.com to find the Bay Life Pharmacy in your location. Youll find the staff extremely helpful and prescriptions can be delivered to your door the SAME DAY! Dont spend time waiting in long lines. Bay Life Pharmacy fills Prescriptions fast!Co-owner, John Watkins, opens the 3rd Bay Life Pharmacy in Largo Photo by ANN WEAVERThese two young female bottlenose dolphins, one that has been surfing wildly like this since she lost her little calf last month, are competing for space or spurring each other on.Dolphins wild ride from Punta GordaAn unforgettable brightness recently pierced a thickly overcast day the way Christmas lights infuse a dusky snowfall with cheer. And, as dolphins do so well, their bright escapade raised questions about what actually goes on at sea. Midmorning on that dim day, in the middle of the watery route we survey for the federal government, we happened upon six bottlenose dolphins. Their pewter and silver coats blended beautifully with the grays of the day. Two were mothers with young of the year. J is an experienced mother and kept her tiny 2-month-old solidly at her side. Stick, having a second go at motherhood, foraged some distance from her little 3-month-old. Her cavalier mothering could be excused this time because she had babysitters. The other two dolphins, Sticks age-mates Bet and Slightwin, securely flanked Sticks tiny twig and gently rambled around with it. All that changed when the broad and gleaming Ginny C, here from the community of Punta Gorda south of Johns Pass, powered up modestly as it cut through the dolphins watery patch. Her broad beam and captains speed created the perfect waves for surfing. The dolphins headed over instantly. Stick vanished under the bow. The babysitters vanished into its foamy wake with their charge. J and her calf swept in a quarter mile ahead. Though powered by the unhesitant dolphin opportunism, the ladies seamless coordination argues that they had to have communicated their intentions to surf to one another across those gloomy seas. There is little evidence that dolphin vocalizations clearly refer to something specific the way, for example, the sound of boat clearly refers to a vessel for navigating the waterways or Let us surf to the Narrows! imparts an unambiguous intention. Yet they all seemed to agree on something, for they turned and zipped over as one. Just as flawlessly, Capt. John Heidemann seized the moment and positioned us parallel but safely to the side so that I could photograph the dolphins gusty performance for the record. And performance it was! The two moms stayed next to their babies in the water, showing them how dolphins ride down the faces of rolling waves. Their breathing surfaces became cameo appearances between Bet and Slightwins spectacular leaps. For 10 minutes, Bet and Slightwin leapt more than 3 dozen times, alternating between individual and synchronous leaps just inches apart. They sure clipped it close! They even appeared at times to be nudging each other while airborne. Whether leaping alone or in tandem, each dragged one fluke in the water the way an athletic dancer always knows the distance between her and the dance floor. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver In my private life of dolphins, Bet and Slightwin already have celebrity status for their aerial behavior. Slightwin gave us the most magnificent display of dolphin aerial agility to date last year, when she performed or exhibited or executed or just flirted with the young bull PC in a small private cove via a brilliant series of nimble aerobatics. Bet has always been a jumpy dolphin, usually jumping as a form of greeting, though she stopped this during the two years she spent with her ailing baby Ballou. Bet has recently lost Ballou and her most frequent adult companion as well. Her best friend Face died in September under grisly circumstances; it is not clear that Bet knows this. But Bets first and only calf, 2-year-old Ballou, vanished within the month of Faces death. There is no doubt that Bet knows that the baby dolphin that had been at her side for 28 months is gone. Ever since Ballou disappeared, with a couple of exceptions, we have seen Bet surfing wildly as she did this gloomy day. It is an unmistakable change in her behavior. Dr. Barbara Brunnick of Jupiter has studied free-ranging bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins and killer whales extensively for the last 40 years. Upon hearing of Bets new found wild surfing behavior, she commented simply that Bet had found a way to cope. I am interested in the circumstances of Bet and Slightwins wild ride. Though in the same age-sex group (both born in 2004), Bet and Slightwin have not grown up together. In fact, for the last five years, which is as far back in the database I looked for this story, these two age-mates have shown the uncanny tendency to appear in the study area on alternate weeks. We have seen Bet 73 times and Slightwin 80 times in that time, but only together in the same group 22 times (14 percent of the time). Maybe their competition for space was spurring them on, and it just looked like fun to us.Dr. Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at annstats54@gmail.comor visit her website at www.good naturedstatistics.com.NOAA advises anyone who sees a stranded dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico t o call 877-942-5343 or 877-4338299.Outdoors notes Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon will be presented Thursday, Nov. 28, 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 5822100 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org. For information, call 453-6500.Guided hike plannedST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Dec. 7, 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 closedtoe shoes also are recommended. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Botany hike setTARPON SPRINGS A botany hike will be offered Friday, Dec. 13, 9 to 11 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. The free hike is best suited for adult participants. Advance registration is required. Call 4536800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org. Great Weedon Bird Quest setST. PETERSBURG The Great Weedon Bird Quest will be Friday, Dec. 13, 8 to 10 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Guests will learn to identify marks and behaviors of the island birds while taking advantage of this free guided hike. Binoculars will be available. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Brooker slates hikeTARPON SPRINGS A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will take a walk through time on a guided hike. Participants will have an opportunity to look at how the land has changed over time and discuss the ecological footprints left by those changes. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. All ages are welcome; although children 5 and younger may find this hike challenging. Preregistration is required. Visit www.brooker creekpreserve.org or call 453-6800.Hike set at WeedonST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 to 11 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Call 582-2100.

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She attended the University of North Florida where she earned a bachelors degree in early childhood learning in 2010. She is a teacher at Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg. The groom-elect is a 2003 graduate of Bishop Moore Catholic High School in Orlando. He attended Florida State University where he earned a bachelors degree in economics in 2008. He is an account executive with Fidelity Investments in Tampa. Meaghan Patricia Fenech and Michael Charles Schaedel will be married Oct. 25, 2014.Fenech-Schaedel Pinellas shares the spiritCommunities come together to make holidays brighter for less fortunate By SUZETTE PORTEREvery day there are people who go hungry in Pinellas. The sick, the lonely and the desperate need someone to care. Holidays are an especially difficult time for the poorest of the poor. Fortunately, the holiday spirit burns bright in Tampa Bay. People from all lifestyles come together year after year to bring joy and hope to those in need. Share the Spirit serves as a clearinghouse of information received from businesses, churches and organizations who are working to make the holidays a good time for all. To add to this list, send an email to webmaster@tbnweekly.com.Food drives North Redington Beach The town of North Redington Beach is hosting its third annual holiday food drive to benefit the Beach Community Food Pantry at Calvary Episcopal Church in Indian Rocks Beach. The food banks wish list includes powdered milk, instant potatoes, flour, coffee, butter/margarine, oil and vinegar. Other possibilities are canned vegetables, fruit, tomato sauce, tuna, ham, sardines, spaghetti sauce, beans, soups, cereal, pasta and rice. Call 391-4848 Salvation Army St. Petersburg Salvation Army needs volunteers for the Pinellas County Schools Food Drive. The need is for donated trucks, drivers and loaders to pick up and unload food from schools. Pick-ups are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2-6. For more information, call Gail Stark at 550-8080, ext. 332, email Gail_Stark@uss.salvationarmy.org or visit www.sastpete.org. Pasadena Presbyterian Pasadena Presbyterian Church is having a holiday food drive in November and December to benefit the food distribution center that serves more than 120 families twice a month with groceries. Donations of non-perishable food such as canned or boxed foods and grocery store gift cards for turkeys are being accepted at a collection unit on church property at 100 Pasadena Ave, N., St. Petersburg, weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m. Call 388-4339 or visit www.pasadenapc.com. Suggested donations include soup, chili, stew, macaroni and cheese, ravioli, canned beans, pasta, rice, noodles, canned tuna, chicken or salmon, canned tomatoes, canned vegetables, canned fruit, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, salad dressing, peanut butter and jelly. Donations of seasonal foods also are needed, including cranberry sauce, stuffing, cake mix and frosting. Oldsmar Library The Oldsmar Public Library will waive late book fines through Dec. 21 for persons who bring a non-perishable, unexpired food item during normal business hours during the annual Food for Fines food drive. All donations received will be distributed to Oldsmar Cares to be given to needy area residents. Each donated item equals up to a $1 credit to the late feel fine. Lost or damaged book fees are not applicable. For more information, contact the Oldsmar Public Library at 813-7491178. Clearwater libraries All Clearwater Public Library branches are offering an amnesty period for overdue materials in exchange for donation of non-perishable foods. The offer is valid through close of business Friday, Dec. 20. Last year the program netted literally tons of food and goods for the Religious Community Services Food Bank. Anyone who has fines due may bring canned goods or non-perishable food items to any Clearwater library branch and present them at the circulation desk with the overdue materials if available. Staff will waive any fines due and the donated food will go toward a holiday charity food drive. For more information, call 562-4970 or visit www.myclearwater.com/cpl.Food and toy drives Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce The Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce is collecting food and toy drive for the holidays Dec. 2-23. The beneficiary will be FEAST The Palm Harbor area food pantry. Residents are asked to bring nonperishable food items and new toys to the chamber office, 1151 Nebraska Ave. Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue Tarpon springs Fire Rescue has begun it annual collection of nonperishable foods for their food baskets to help needy families put a holiday meal on their table at Christmastime. Food collection baskets donations are accepted at Tarpon Springs City Hall, Tarpon Springs Public Safety Building, Tarpon Springs Public Library, Tarpon Springs Recreation Center, Stonehenge Mobile Home Park and Tarpon Shores Mobile Home Park. New unwrapped toys also will be accepted at these locations. Local residents that are referred through the schools and community groups receive the food baskets. For more information, call 938-3737.Toy drives Marine Corps League The Marine Corps Leagues Morris F. Dixon Detachment 54 seeks volunteers to help with its Toys for Tots program. Those who want to help may call Ron Ashley at 517-6508. Toys for Tykes The 10th annual Toys for Tykes childrens benefit, Sunday, Dec. 8, 1 to 7 p.m., at Screwie Louies Porpoise Pub, 8701 Seminole Blvd. Call 393-7616. Hosted by John Sullivan, TJ Sutton and Lou Falco. Three live bands, Diamond Gray, Sammy Davis Jr. and a special VIP guest appearance. Activities include raffles, games and auctions. IRB Homeowners Association A holiday toy drive and happy hour, hosted by Century 21 and the Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association, is Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6 to 9 p.m., at Century 21 Beggins, 1511 Gulf Blvd. Toys for all ages are needed. Anyone unable to attend the happy hour may drop toys off at Century 21 Beggins or call Kathy Mac at 430-8974 and arrangements will be made to pick the gifts up. Toys for Tots The Oldsmar Fire Department is participating in the Toys for Tots program. Residents can contribute to the Santa program to help the less fortunate by bringing a small, unwrapped new toy for the Toys for Tots bin. Toys are needed for newborns to 14 years of age. All donations for the Toys for Tots program must be brought to the fire station, 225 Pine Ave. N., by Friday, Dec. 13.

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Viewpoints 15A Beacon, November 28, 2013Now were at Thanksgiving, and I will tell you what Im grateful for. Im grateful for the companies that keep telephoning me, expressing concern about (A) my hearing, and (B) the likelihood that I will fall down somewhere and not be able to get up. Its so grand that these unselfish persons have my welfare in mind. Im not sure how they learned that Im getting slightly deaf, which I am. I must assume that the DumDum Ear Drum Co. has access to my private files and learned that I was born just after the Second Battle of Bull Run and therefore am getting a little wobbly in my ears, knees, brain and God knows what other attachments I rely on. Or the Dum-Dum people may have canvassed my neighborhood, asking, Do you know of any doddering, rickety old fogies to whom we can direct harassing phone calls? One hearing aid company has offered me $50 in restaurant meals if I will only attend an hour-long lecture telling me why I should spend $3,500 or so on their newest ear-plug device, which is the size of a lima bean and will allow me to hear the sound of a Dalmatian belching at a fire station two miles from where Im standing. Such generosity overwhelms me. Its not my own hearing thats entirely at fault. Its also the people around me who dont speak loudly or clearly enough. On some days I can barely make out the F-bombs, oh-mygods and awesomes that form about 50 percent of their utterings. Im especially impatient with movie directors who encourage actors to speak softly, under the assumption that this will make moviegoers pay closer attention to the dialogue. It doesnt. Au contraire, it causes half the confused, frustrated viewing audience to fantasize the joy of strangling the director, his/her spouse and their favorite cat. My salvation, especially as I watch British movies and TV productions, is the captions button on my remote unit, which prints the dialogue on the screen. This allows me to follow the plot, sort of, unless its a British detective thriller. The Brits have a habit of resolving a mysterious murder plot by revealing that the dead mans widow had given birth, at age 16, to a daughter conceived with a London janitor who, in 1946, had stolen a Soviet formula for converting shepherds pie into an explosive that caused memory loss for anyone addicted to the Benny Hill show. TV captions dont help much in figuring out story lines like that. Ill probably buy a hearing aid some day, but it will have to wait until I buy an alarm button that I wear around my neck each time I collapse into a helpless heap and must signal for a rescue squad, a SWAT team or whoever else the vendor has promised to send. That happened a few times during my drinking days, but not recently. Even so, the alarm button sales force has learned that I walk wobbly when Im climbing Mount Washington and other uneven surfaces. To express their concern, the alarmists (my pet name for these tender-hearted shills) telephone me several times a week. When I pick up the phone, a mans taperecorded voice says, Mr. Driver, do you know that the odds are 28 to 1 that you will slip and fall flat on your keister at least once during the next six months as you race to answer stupid phone calls such as this one? And because you are old and decrepit, you will probably lie there in agony, unable to call for help. Is this what you want? We dont think so. So we are willing to give you a magic alarm button that, when pressed, will notify your local police station or EMS squad that An old, decrepit and ugly man has just collapsed and needs help. Within minutes, six burly men or women will force their way into your condominium building, find your unit number, and smash down your front door while shouting Were here, ugly old man! Youre saved! The tape continues, The cost of this heartwarming response will be only $95 for initial installation plus $53 a month for the remainder of your generally useless life. If you do not wish to accept our offer at this time, we will phone you incessantly until you give up your foolish resistance. I recently learned of a method to stop unwanted phone calls from persons (usually perverts) who dont say a word, but who just let you sit and listen to their breathing. What you do is announce, in a hoarse whisper, Its done! But theres blood all over the place! Then you quickly hang up. This should take care of at least a few of the phantom callers.Bob Driver is a former columnist for the Clearwater Sun. His email address is tralee71@comcast.net.Across America, the way we celebrate Thanksgiving Day is changing. While the traditional gathering of family and friends around the great feast of food is still center stage, and collegiate and professional sports still dominate the television schedules, holiday shopping is easing its way into the Turkey Day line-up It used to be that grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations and restaurants and, businesses that catered to visitors (like here in Tourist Mecca St. Augustine) were all that opened on Thanksgiving. Thats been slowly changing the past decade as competition heats up among retailers for a successful holiday season despite economic woes. In recent weeks, more national Big Box retailers have announced plans to open Thanksgiving afternoon and evening. In fact, it would appear that Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday, the traditional start of holiday shopping. (Your local newspapers ads will give you a heads up on whos opening Thanksgiving Day. You see a lot of familiar names.) And if national stores are open, you can be sure many of the local ones will be, too. In mid-November, the Florida Retail Federation held a news conference to announce the holiday shopping forecast for Florida mostly sunny a 3.5 percent to 4.5 percent increase in sales over last year. Given that the economy is on the upswing and Floridas tourism numbers are climbing expected to hit 100 million visitors for 2013 its hard not to see this happening. Florida Retail Federations Rick McAllister, president and CEO, put Thanksgiving Day shopping in perspective at that news conference. Despite some claims last year that retailers would ruin the holiday by choosing to be open for business, consumers showed that given the opportunity, they are more than happy to make shopping a part of their Thanksgiving Day activities. It is a decision ultimately driven by customer demand, and it looks like Turkey Day shopping is here to stay. So there you have it. Consumers generally want this shopping day and retailers need it. Store managers will tell you that this holiday shopping season is cut short by six days because the fourth Thursday in November falls so late this time. We all should want to see our retailers succeed because their success benefits all of us: Businesses in our community, our neighbors who work in them, and our communities at large. The more sales, the better the economic health of a community. And few of those sales this holiday season will be exempted from the states general sales tax, 6 percent on the dollar. What is collected in sales tax is revenue to state and local governments, fuel for improving our infrastructure that contributes to our quality of life. Florida is paradise. We dont want to lose that quality of life.Margo C. Pope is a former opinion editor of The St. Augustine Record.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told Meet the Press on Sunday, Democrats stand tall in support of the Affordable Care Act. Not in her backyard in the nearby delta counties, some Dems are trying to distance themselves from Obamacare. Last week, as Bay Area Democrats voted against a GOP House bill to allow insurers to sell plans that dont meet Obamacare mandates, Reps. John Garamendi, Ami Bera and Jerry McNerney joined 36 other Democrats to pass the Keep Your Health Plan Act by Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., in a 261-157 vote. The most startling deserter is Garamendi, a former state insurance commissioner who voted for Obamacare amid much fanfare as a freshman congressman in 2010. In a statement, Garamendi said he supported the Upton bill because every law can be improved. While the Upton bill has flaws, he hoped its passage in the House could lead to a good compromise bill. Garamendi is right about the flaws. Uptons bill might provide relief to some consumers who face higher premiums when their plans run out in 2014, but only if insurers want to sell old plans. ACA supporters reject it because it would undermine Obamacares everyone-in-the-pool mandate. As happened with Bera and McNerney, Garamendis staff declined my offer to talk about it. But his former aide, Democratic graybeard Darry Sragow, told me he assumes all three voted for the Upton bill because it was the right thing to do. If you represent a district viewed as competitive, Sragow added, you want to make sure that you acknowledge the problems that have been encountered in rolling out Obamacare. Problems? One million Californians will see their private plans canceled; many face steep premium increases as well as the loss of their doctors. Pelosi counters that those old policies were substandard. Maybe Pelosi can tell her San Francisco constituents they should say good riddance to their old health plans, but such talk wont fly in Solano County, Calif. Republicans have been sending around a 2010 press release in which, like Obama, Garamendi boasted that the Affordable Care Act means that never again will your insurance run out or be taken away from you when you need it the most. He is more culpable than most Congress members because he was the insurance commissioner, argued GOP Assemblyman Dan Logue, who is challenging Garamendi next year. He should have been well aware of the litany of woes Obamacare would unleash. Bera is a doctor. In a statement, the freshman vowed to keep working to fix parts of the Affordable Care Act that arent working. Three Republicans are vying in the Seventh District primary. GOP guru Rob Stutzman sees Bera as highly vulnerable. McNerney has the least to fear next year. National Republican Congressional Committee press secretary Alleigh Marre tells me the NRCC is still recruiting a challenger. Yet McNerney seems the most miffed of the Delta Three. In his statement, McNerney chided Obama for not keeping his pledge that if Americans liked their plans, they could keep them. Rather than trashing the old plans a la Pelosi, the former engineer sided with constituents who face premiums as much as four times their current charge for comparable coverage. Its more or less an admission of fear and vulnerability, said Stutzman, that they have to buck Pelosi that strongly and rebuke the very law that theyve enthusiastically supported. You might say they were for it before they were against it. Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@ sfchronicle.com 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 Advertising Director: 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 Beach Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl alundahl@tbnweekly.com Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comLargo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@tbnweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com General Editorial editorial@tbnweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563 Of hearing aids, fall-down buttons Drivers SeatBob Driver Three Dems who kinda deserted Margo Pope Debra Saunders Thanksgiving is more than just turkey, football I was curious what a little general store off Interstate 95 in South Carolina would have to offer. So I took the exit, glad to get a reprieve from five hours of seeing the rear ends of semi trucks, the remains of tires and advertisements for South of the Border. The stores shelves were brimming with jars of pickles, sauces and other products you wouldnt find at a conventional convenience store. It had character, was the way Id put it. However, the most interesting memento was not a product; it was the sign on the front door: If you wear your pants below your underwear, dont come in. Made the stop worthwhile. These days, you dont find too many retail establishments willing to make policies about fashion so clear. Politically incorrect? Maybe. Didnt have time to find out what led to the signage. Wish more businesses would be willing to speak forcefully about their policies pertaining to their customers dress and behavior on their properties. If I owned a business, particularly a restaurant, Id make it clear that I wont tolerate anybody abusing their smoking privileges on my outdoor patio. In other words, use the ashtray. Id post a sign that reads: If we catch you throwing a cigarette butt on the ground, we will make you eat it. Further south, I found another interesting sign on the bathroom door at a convenience store in a small town in south Georgia. It read, if the door is locked, somebody is in the bathroom. And when he comes out, I hope he wont be showing his underwear. *** To the five or six readers who responded to my column about help wanted for our trivia team, I appreciate your interest, but the piece was written tongue n cheek. Were not seeking members for the team. Not open to bribes, either. Brad keeps us supplied with cookies, which he swears goes good with beer. Dont feel comfortable about telling you the name of the pub where we play, either, because I can easily be replaced. The only thing Ive brought to the table lately has been my appetite. *** Always get a kick out of attending the Great American Teach-in. During the annual event, business representatives, government officials and others visit several classrooms and talk to students. On Nov. 21 I spoke to four classes at Frontier Elementary School, located southeast of Belcher Road. Spent much of the time answering questions. Good to know that there are so many inquisitive students out there who werent showing their underwear. They wanted to know where I got my information from how are papers printed, what happens if we make a mistake. In one of the classes, I told students I had to write a story about the Nov. 14 sinkhole in Dunedin. Shouldnt have went there; I was peppered with questions. What causes sinkholes? Will there be any in Largo? Can people be rescued if they fall in a sinkhole? Can sinkholes be prevented? This went on for 30 minutes. Who do they think I am? A geologist? Just kidding. The teacher bailed me out. Never have been any good at science; just ask the guys on my trivia team. I would encourage any business to participate in the Teach-in. The most challenging part of the experience for me was getting there. I got bad directions from the Internet and discovered I was in the back of the school. Thought I was going to hear the tardy bell. Hope to participate again next year. I much rather listen to those kids than the rantings of some members of our condo association. Im now officially seeking somebody to replace me on the board on the board of directors. Interested? Send me a rsum. You should know how to operate a firearm.Tom Germond is executive editor of Tampa Bay Newspapers. Send him an email at tgermond@TBNweekly.com. Tom Germond Maybe Pelosi can tell her San Francisco constituents they should say good riddance to their old health plans, but such talk wont fly in Solano County, Calif. Dont be showing your underwear

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16A Business Beacon, November 28, 2013 Sun Vista Realty (727) 902-1437112813Rich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI, E-ProCall 727-902-1437www.BeachRealEstatePro.comSold & Closed over $10 Million this year and still going strong!Rich Rippetoes Recent Solds! Call Rich to Sell your home! Exclusive Harbor View Subdivision Custom built 5BR/5BA/5CG waterfront home on 4 acres in Seminole! This estate is tucked away in exclusive Harbor View subdivision. Asking $1,759,000 Sand Key Condo South Beach Gulf side 2BR/2BA with over 1,300 Sq. Ft. Views of the Gulf and Intracoastal Lowest priced Gulffront condo at $399,900 Gulf Front Condo IRB Gulf front condo Spectacular 2/2 in a quaint 24 unit building built in 1993. Great investment property with 7 day minimum rental. Asking $329,900 112813 112813 4350 Duhme Rd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708For more details visit C21champs.com/MLS.Ad EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Real Estate Championswww.c21champs.comEach Ofce Independently owned & operated727-398-2774 112813 GREAT SEMINOLE NEIGHBORHOODThis very well maintained 3BR/1.5BA home is located on a large corner lot and is right across the street from the Pinellas Trail. It has lovely wood floors throughout with tile in bathrooms and kitchen which is a very durable and attractive feature. There is a spacious screened in patio in the back and a paver patio beyond that for great outdoor entertaining. Roof replaced in 2002, AC is 3-5 yrs. new, windows are double paned and temperature treated on east and west sides. MLS#U7582642. Dow. $115,000. MAINLANDS OF TAMARACSpacious Gulfstream Model, 2 car garage, 2 bedrooms with large closets and 2 baths. Bonus room/office off Florida Room. Hurricane shutters. Active 55+ community with large clubhouse, heated in-ground pool, shuffleboard courts and public golf course located within community just blocks away. Easy commute to Tampa and the Beaches. Property is being sold "As Is" With Right To Inspect. MLS#U7587627. Selak. $145,000. VENDOME VILLAGE 1BR/1.5BANeat and clean with pretty much everything updated in this light and bright home. Carpeting in bedroom and living area, and tile in kitchen, bathrooms, foyer and dining room. Between the bedroom and bathroom there is a large walk-in closet for your convenience. This community is located very near the beaches, tons of shopping, the freeway and airports. MLS#U7593896. Osborne. $39,900. MOVE-IN READY3BR/2BA home with new central air 2013, new kitchen 2013 and new refrigerator 2013. Updated bathrooms. MLS#U7595571. Spohn. $99,900. BEAUTIFUL SHORES OF LONG BAYOUEnjoy amazing water views from your screened lanai. This well-maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo has a good sized master suite with a deluxe bath, a great kitchen and so much more. Secured building with elevator. This condo is the perfect place to call home for full time residents or snowbirds. Shores of Long Bayou is an outstanding community that features 24/7 Guard at gate, Clubhouse with Fitness Center, Heated Pool and Walking Trails. MLS#U7597796. Collins. $189,900. STONESTHROW 2/1.5 CONDOOne of the nicest condos, in the most conveniently located and best maintained complexes in St. Pete. This Move-In Ready, 1st floor unit is in the back of the complex and overlooks a peaceful pond with fountain. It's Pet Friendly and is within walking distance to Tyrone Mall, Azalea Park and many shops and restaurants. Appliances are newer (about 2-3 yrs. old) and the place is sparkling clean. Hop on your bike and enjoy the nearby Pinellas Trail or stay home and take advantage of the pool, rec area or tennis courts. MLS#U7600568. Minerd. $92,500. GREAT CENTRALLY LOCATED HOMENICE 2BR/2BA with 1,167 Sq. Ft. Gives this home a spacious feeling. Home boasts a newer roof and windows, also the kitchen has been updated. Huge fenced-in backyard for outdoor gatherings. Corner lot with a paver drive with a two-car garage. Located in a great area of well-maintained homes and close to shopping and schools. MLS#U7601229. Sundell. $145,000. FLORIDA LIVING AT ITS BEST AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICEAn open kitchen and a great water view greet you as you enter this cute condo in Hamilton House. Being sold partially furnished, this unit is move-in ready and also has a carport #11. You can view the main pool, the tennis courts, the lagoon and the Intracoastal Waterway right from your living room or bedroom! Located in the renowned Sea Towers complex, which offers tennis courts, 2 thermal heated/cooled swimming pools, beach houses, a fishing pier, boat docs, shuffleboard, lawn bowling, a putting green, fitness room and a Club House with a full time Social Director. MLS#U7601226. Duval. $68,500. CHARMING, MOVE-IN READY!3BR/2BA/2 car garage home in a desirable neighborhood on a dead end street. Freshly painted inside with a newer roof and new windows, this home has 2 living areas on each side of the kitchen. New kitchen appliances. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and an updated bathroom. The garage has lots of storage. Extra-large driveway too. The new above ground pool can be yours too. MLS#U76001321. Jarnberg. $199,000. PINEBROOK ESTATES CONDOGreat 2BR/2.5BA Town Home located in mid-county, convenient to Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the Gulf Beaches. Each bedroom has a bathroom with a halfbath downstairs. First floor has ceramic tile floor, second floor has laminate wood floor and the stairs are carpeted. A/C was replaced both in and out in 2005. Screened porch in back has ample storage room. Low monthly maintenance of $194. covers pool, clubhouse, lawn care and exterior, including the roof. Place for stack washer and dryer in kitchen. MLS#U7601697. Lofgren & Ruhland. $60,000. 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(305) 923-4153011013 112113 Chase joins Hartmann teamSEMINOLE Sandy Hartmann & Associates of Realty Executives Adamo recently welcomed the addition of Laurie Chase to the team. Chase is a knowledgeable Realtor and listing specialist dedicated to supporting her clients and providing expert advice. She has more than 20 years of experience in communication, negotiation and problem solving. Coldwell Banker names top associatesSEMINOLE The Bayou/Bardmoor office of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate recently announced the top associates in its office for the month of October. Debi Balogh and the Balogh Team was recognized as the toplisting team and the top closer. Randee Carl was recognized as the top-selling associate. PRO summarizes real estate statisticsThe Pinellas Realtor Organization recently released its report on Pinellas County Real Estate Statistics for October 2013. According to the report, for the combined townhomes/condos and single family home numbers, the percent change year over year for closed sales, paid in cash, new pending sales, new listings and active inventory are all down compared to October 2012. Also, closed sales for townhomes/condos dropped for the third month in a row, but it is only a 1.7 percent drop year over year from October 2012. Closed sales for single family homes dropped for the second month in a row but it is only a 2.3 percent decrease year over year from October 2012. Cash sales for both townhomes/condos and single family homes decreased in September and October. This is a 3.4 percent decrease year over year for townhomes/condos and a 15.5 percent drop year over year for single family homes. The report indicates that October historically tends to see a slight increase in new pending sales for both townhomes/condos and single family homes. This year single family homes increased by a mere 14 sales from September but overall is a 19.9 decrease year over year from October 2012. Townhomes/condos increased slightly from September by 21 sales but is an overall 14.8 percent decrease year over year from October 2012. July and August saw increases in new listings for both townhomes/condos and single family homes. Both types of property saw a drop in new listings in September. The numbers from September to October have only changed by two to four sales, according to PRO. New listings for townhomes/condos have a year over year decrease of 10.1 percent and single family homes have seen a year over year change of 5.2 percent. The median sales price for townhomes/condos is down $2,500 from last month to $98,000. This is a 0 percent change year over year from October 2012. This is the lowest the median sales price has been since February of this year for townhomes/condos. The median sales price for single family homes is down $5,000 from last month and is a 16.5 percent change year over year. This is the lowest the median sales price for single family homes has been since April of this year. According to the report, closed sales by sale price for both townhomes/condos and single family show the following trends: 53.8 percent drop in townhomes/condos year over year for the $600,000 to $999,999 price range 33.3 percent drop in townhomes/condos year over year for the $1 million or more price range An increase of 39.1 percent year over year for the $250,000 to $299,000 price range for townhomes/condos An increase of 41.4 percent year over year for the $200,000 to $249,999 price range for single family homes.PRO council earns distinctionCLEARWATER The Pinellas Realtor Organizations Pinellas International Council was recently named a Gold Council for 2013 by the National Association of Realtors Global Achievement Program. This is the third year in a row that the council has achieved it. Laurie Chase Debi Balogh Randee CarlReal estate news Biz notes Woman publishes self-help bookSEMINOLE Author Sharon Salvaggio has released her new self-help book on personal growth, Control Your Now. In Control Your Now, she offers insight that helps readers gain more control of their life. She provides clear steps to setting goals and achieving them. Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com. Salvaggio has worked as a chief financial officer and corporate controller. She lives in Seminole with her husband and family.Tastefully Simple consultant namedST. PETERSBURG Dawn Mead of St. Petersburg recently became an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 easy-to-prepare foods. As an independent business owner, Mead offers delicious food samples at home tastetesting parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully Simples products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients.Shopping bazaar setTARPON SPRINGS Several Tarpon Springs businesses will host a holiday shopping bazaar Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event will feature more than 30 vendors. Attendees will have an opportunity to try free samples from local Tarpon Springs restaurants and enjoy live music, face painting and a bounce house for children. The event is sponsored by Anytime Fitness, Wine At The Docks and Legendary Tattoos. For information, call 943-0400.Vacation Village RV forms partnershipLARGO Vacation Village RV Resort in Largo, an Equity Lifestyle Property, recently partnered with the RV Training Center Inc. to assist with accommodations for students that come to the area to become certified RV technicians. The RV Training Center Inc. opened in 2006. Owner Sam Alsop has developed a 10week class that offers on-site RVs for handson training. Vacation Village RV Resort has rental units along with RV sites available for the students who have their own RVs.Halterman joins NorthStar BankBELLEAIR BLUFFS NorthStar Bank recently named Jake Halterman as vice president, market manager for its new office in Belleair Bluffs. Halterman is a long time resident of Pinellas County and has more than 15 years of banking experience. He came to NorthStar Bank from TD Bank where he was most recently assistant vice president, banking center manager. Halterman earned a bachelors degree in business management from Eckerd College and an associates degree in business administration and management from St. Petersburg College. He currently serves on the Professional Partners Council of Suncoast Hospice Florida, is an ambassador of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and will be an active member of the Central Pinellas Chamber Commerce. In Haltermans role as market manger, he will be responsible for developing new relationships and developing and marketing NorthStar Banks presence in the Belleair Bluffs market. NorthStar Banks second office opened on Oct. 15, at 715 Indian Rocks Road N., Belleair Bluffs. This is its first office in Pinellas County.Beach Fyre BBQ Grille opensCLEARWATER Beach Fyre BBQ Grille recently opened its doors at 608 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach. Beach Fyre BBQ Grille boasts open pitstyle barbecue and a wood-fired grille featuring slow cooked ribs, beef, pork and chicken. The establishment also offers fresh seafood, chargrilled fish, chicken, burgers and wings. All food is cooked fresh to order with homemade sauces and fresh ingredients. Live music is presented Fridays and Saturdays starting at 9 p.m. Sunday music runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Business hours are Monday through Wednesday, noon to 9 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit Beachfyre.com.Smoothie caf opensCLEARWATER Tropical Smoothie Caf, known for its healthy food with a tropical twist, opened its doors Oct. 22 on the boardwalk in Countryside Centre, home to Dicks Sporting Goods and Boardwalk Pizza. A family-friendly grand opening celebration took place Nov. 23. Prior to the grand opening, owners announced a partnership with a local charity Mr. Strong Foundation to help raise funds for special needs children. A portion of the proceeds from the grand opening will be donated to this foundation. We are thrilled to open our hearts to such a wonderful cause in our community and look forward to working with Mr. Strong on other fundraising events throughout the year, said co-owner Andy Tess in a press release. Tropical Smoothie Caf has taken the smoothie concept to the next level by offering diners a healthy alternative to typical fast food with a variety of fruit smoothies, specialty wraps, grilled flatbread and gourmet sandwiches and salads. Tropical Smoothie Caf includes dine-in, take-out and catering menu options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Largo Clinic and Med Spa opensThe Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce celebrates the grand opening of Largo Clinic and Med Spa with a ribboncutting ceremony. Largo Clinic and Med Spa is a physician-owned private medical practice at 10500 Ulmerton Road in Largo Mall. Jake Halterman

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Sports 17A Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113 13932 Walsingham Rd. (Next to CVS)Largo 727-596-5141Tired of the Same Old Delivery Food?112813Havana Harrys Cafe & Market Delicious Cuban & American Meals from $5.99 WITH FREE DELIVERY (4-8PM) 11350 66th St. N., Largo 727-538-7771Theres A Comfort Keeper Close ByCovering All Of Pinellas CountyWe provide non-medical in-home care such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, and companionship to help people maintain quality, independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. WWW.COMFORTKEEPERS.COMNO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE, Diane Genovese OwnerNovember is Alzheimers Awareness Month and in acknowledgement of this disease, Comfort Keepers would like to both recognize and thank all of its caregivers including your family members and our Comfort Keepers for all they do for loved ones who suffer from Alzheimers disease. The disease is perhaps one of the most unpleasant for all concerned. There is no cure but rather, a steady progression of debilitating symptoms which include erratic and difficult behavior that can be hard to manage for even the most seasoned professional.In order to learn how to deal with difficult behavior that presents in seniors suffering Alzheimers disease you must first know and understand the disease. Additionally, learning the different types of behaviors indicative to Alzheimers is crucial so caregiving can be administered safely and comfortably for all concerned.According to the Alzheimers Association the following are symptoms or behaviors that sufferers can exhibit: Aggression and anger that can appear suddenly with little or no obvious cause. Anxiety or agitation in facing or comprehending either new or confusing situations. Memory loss and confusion present in the early stages of the disease that worsen with time. Late-stage sufferers may be unable to remember family, friends, or even familiar places. They forget words, become lost within a conversation due to lack of comprehension, and may forget how to use common items such as a brush or eating utensils. Depression that can be hard to detect, due to the challenge of understanding and communicating with those who have Alzheimers disease. Hallucinations and delusions which can occur and are difficult to diagnose, as these are also symptoms of other mental disorders. Hallucinations involve the senses such as seeing or smelling something that is not there. Delusions entail thoughts and beliefs of things that are not real, which can cause those with Alzheimers to be suspicious of family, friends and others. Seek professional help for proper diagnosis and treatment of these symptoms. Changes in sleep patterns. Some sufferers of Alzheimers experience sundowning, a term used for those who become agitated and restless during the later hours of the day. Repetition of words and questions due to brain deterioration as Alzheimers progresses, making it even harder for sufferers to comprehend the world around them. Wandering and getting lost. The problem can become serious since many with Alzheimers disease are unable to remember their names, addresses, or even recognize familiar places. The most important thing caregivers should know is when Alzheimers patients act out it is neither the patients fault nor the caregivers. Try not to take things personally. Instead, understand these behavioral patterns are simply a product of the disease. While there is no cure, caregivers can learn calming maneuvers that can help Alzheimers sufferers feel safe and secure in times of need and possibly alleviate progression of difficult behavior in the moment. For each person the tactics may be different. 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Your local Budget Blinds experts are here to save the day by offering 3 useful tips on how you can make preparing your home for the holidays more enjoyable.Tip 1 Shop For Your Home In Your Home Decorating for the holidays can be a daunting job. With so many custom window coverings to choose from blinds, shades, shutters, drapes and valances it can be hard not to feel overwhelmed. Thats why we recommend scheduling a free in-home consultation with your local Budget Blinds Style Consultant. Be sure to ask about matching decorative pillows and custom bedding to spice up your guest rooms.Tip 2 Sit Back & Relax We know your time gets limited during the busy holiday season, so our Budget Blinds Style Consultants not only help you select the per fect window coverings for your home, they also will expertly measure and professionally install your window coverings to ensure a perfect fit. 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If your window coverings get damaged for any reason, well replace them-no embarrassing questions asked!Budget Blinds Has You Covered!CallCarolynat727-400-6870or727-400-9038(serving Clearwater, Clearwater Beach, Belleair & Belleair Beach) orTommyat727-724-4122(serving Seminole, IRB, Surrounding Areas and Dunedin) Carolyn Tr icoli owner of Budget Blinds of Cl e ar wa te r and Tommy Fisher owner of Budget Blinds of Se mi nole and Du n edin are ready to serve you.Go to www.budgetblinds.comand enter your zip code to find the franchise serving your area. 111413 College bound Photo by KARA TIMBERLAKEThree baseball players at Osceola High School signed NCAA national letters of intent Nov. 15 to play college baseball. Jacob McFadden, right, is headed to the University of South Florida; Keith Weisenberg, center, to Stanford; and Mike Kleinman to the University of Tampa.Rays add 4 to 40-man rosterST. PETERSBURG The Tampa Bay Rays have added infielder Vince Belnome, right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn, left-handed pitcher C.J. Riefenhauser and right-handed pitcher Kirby Yates to their 40man roster, bringing the total to 37 players. In addition, the Rays signed three players to minor league contracts with an invitation to major league spring training camp: right-handed pitchers Mark Lowe, Victor Mateo and Sam Runion. Also signed to minor league contracts were catcher Mayo Acosta and right-handed pitchers Mike Colla, Eduar Quionez and Albert Suarez. Belnome, 25, spent the 2013 season at Triple-A Durham and hit .300 (133-for-444) with eight home runs and 67 RBI in 127 games. He ranked among International League leaders in hits (133, 4th), doubles (35, T-3rd), batting average (.300, 7th), on-base percentage (.408, 2nd), runs scored (77, 2nd) and walks (84, T-3rd). In his first year in the Rays system, the Coatesville, Pa., native was named Durhams Most Valuable Player by the Rays baseball operations department while earning spots on both the International League midseason and postseason All-Star teams. He was acquired from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league lefthanded pitcher Chris Rearick following the 2012 season. Hahn, 24, went 2-1 with a 2.15 ERA (67-IP, 16ER) in 19 starts at Class-A Charlotte in 2013 and was named to the Florida State Leagues midseason All-Star Team. Baseball America tabbed him as having the Best Fastball in the Rays system in its Best Tools Survey following the 2012 season. The righthander has a career 2.38 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 121 innings pitched over two minor league seasons. He was selected by the Rays in the sixth round of the 2010 June draft out of Virginia Tech University. Riefenhauser, 23, split the season between Double-A Montgomery and Durham, compiling a 1.22 ERA (73.2-IP, 10-ER) in 51 total appearances. He was named to the Southern Leagues midseason AllStar Team and also represented the U.S. Team in the Futures Game at New Yorks Citi Field in July. At seasons end, Baseball America selected him to the 2013 Minor League All-Star Team, the only relief pitcher named to the first team. He also was named by Baseball America as the Best Reliever in the Southern League. The lefthander has a career 2.99 ERA over four minor league seasons. He was selected by the Rays in the 20th round of the 2010 June draft out of Chipola (Fla.) Junior College. Yates, 26, spent the season at Durham and earned midseason All-Star honors, going 3-2 with a 1.90 ERA (61.2-IP, 13-ER) and 93 strikeouts in 51 appearances. His 20 saves led Rays farmhands and tied for third in the International League. Following the season, he was named the organizations Best Relief Pitcher by the Rays baseball operations department. Over five minor league seasons, he has averaged 11.9 strikeouts per nine innings pitched with a .202 batting average against. Yates was signed as a non-drafted free agent in June 2009. Lowe, 30, has spent parts of eight seasons in the major leagues with the Seattle Mariners (2006-10), Texas Rangers (2010-12) and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2013). He owns a career 4.17 ERA in 264 games, all in relief. Last season, Lowe pitched in 11 games for the Angels after making their opening day roster. He was designated for assignment on May 29, signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals in June and spent the remainder of the season with Triple-A Syracuse, where he went 3-1 with a 3.14 ERA (28.2-IP, 10-ER) and 37 strikeouts in 24 games. Mateo, 24, has spent his entire career in the Rays organization and was briefly a free agent before resigning with the club. In 2013, his first year at the Double-A level, he went 7-9 with a 3.93 ERA (153.1IP, 67-ER) in 27 games (26 starts) for Montgomery. On Aug. 24, the Dominican Republic native recorded the second no-hitter in Biscuits history in a nineinning shutout vs. Jacksonville (Marlins). Runion, who turned 25 this month, spent the first seven years of his professional career in the Kansas City Royals system. He pitched in 37 games (one start) for Double-A Northwest Arkansas in 2013, going 4-2 with a 3.72 ERA (55.2-IP, 23-ER), and in July pitched in one game for Omaha, his Triple-A debut. He was selected by the Royals in the second round of the 2007 June Draft out of Asheville (N.C.) High School.Sports roundup Junior Magic hoops signups underwayMADEIRA BEACH The city of Madeira Beach Recreation Department is accepting registration for its Junior Magic basketball program in two co-ed divisions grades 3-5 and grades 6-8. Registration will be held Monday through Thursday, through Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Madeira Beach Recreation Center, 200 Rex Place. Registration will also be held Saturday, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $70 for city residents and $85 for noncity residents. Participation includes a Junior Magic jersey, certificate of achievement, trophy and a ticket to an Orlando Magic home game. League play starts in January and continues through early March. Games are played twice a week, Monday through Friday, at Madeira Beach Fundamental School. For more information, call 392-0665.Tides WGA resultsSEMINOLE Results of the Tides Womens Golf Association Turkey Shoot event played Nov. 19 at the Tides Golf Club: A Flight Gayl Cuno, 72; Dolly Wicht, 73; Marie Costello, 75 B Flight Nancy Briner, 74; Judy McNamee, 76; Verna Bankhead, 77 C Flight Lorraine Taylor, 78; Diana Ruffer, 86; Edie Fotheringham, 87 E Flight (9-hole flight) Sybil Enfeld and Margaret Ingram, 35; Cecile Fortier and Joyce Gallite, 46 All ladies are welcome for league play Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for the 18-hole league and approximately 9:30 a.m. for the 9-hole league. Call Judy at 3923576 for more information.Three CCC seniors sign national lettersCLEARWATER Clearwater Central Catholic High School seniors David Paul of Tarpon Springs, Brenden Overton and Derek Gibree, both of Largo, recently signed national letters of intent today to play college athletics. Paul committed to Palm Beach Atlantic University to play baseball. Paul, a pitcher for the CCC Marauder baseball team, ended his junior year with a 1.32 ERA, 92 strike-outs and an 11-1 record. At the plate he hit over .400. In his sophomore and junior years he was named Most Valuable Player and was named Suncoast Region Pitcher of the Year as a junior. Overton committed to play baseball for St. Leo University. As a junior for the CCC Marauder baseball team he hit for a .370 average and led both the team and county in home runs. Last year, he was selected to the Second Team All-County and First Team All-Suncoast. He has also played for the 16U USA team. Gibree has committed to play baseball for St. Leo University. He led the CCC Marauder baseball team in batting with a .425 average. As a junior, was selected to the Pinellas All-County Team.

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Beacon, November 28, 2013 013113 Dr.s Todd Clarkson and Donald Collins remain committed to maintaining the standards and traditions of excellence their patients expect and deserve.our physicians and three Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners work out of 2 office locations. Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during Lunchtime hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F2 Convenient Locations to Better Serve You.Oakhurst Medical Clinic13020 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL 33776 727-393-3404 oakhurstmedicalclinic.comEast Bay Medical Center3800 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771 727-539-0505 eastbaymedicalcenter.comwww.oakmed.comMedicare, Humana Medicare Advantage Plan, and most other insurance plans accepted. Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. Ronald Mall, D.O. Roger Schwartzberg, D.O.,F.A.A.I.M. Betsy Parker, A.R.N.P Gail Quail MSN, A.R.N.P.C. John Jarboe A.R.N.P. Marianne Fisher CEO FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINEFAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE010313 Clinical study for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfortputting a cramp in your lifestyle?Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now.If you qualify for this study you may receive at no cost: Investigational medication for IBS Study-related care from a local doctor Compensation for your time and travelFlorida Center For GastroenterologyDr. Arthur Berman, Dr. Michael Schulman, Dr. Steven Beljic, Dr. Marc Kudelko, Dr. Justin Nudell, Dr. James BarthelPlease contact Joann at727-544-1600or clinicalstudiesfcfg@yahoo.com8250 Bryan Dairy Road Suite 200 Largo, FL 33777101713 18A Health and FitnessMorton Plant Mease programs The Morton Plant Meese Bay Care Health System will offer a number of programs in December at various locations. Support groups and classes are free to the public unless a fee is noted. For information on upcoming programs, call 953-6877 or visit www.BayCa reEvents.org. Participating locations include: Axelrod Pavilion, 400 Pinellas St., Clearwater Bard moor Medical Arts Building, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, 8787 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater Meese Countryside Hospital, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor Meese Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, 1840 Meese Drive, Safety Harbor Meese Dunedin Hospital, 601 Main St., Dunedin Morton Plant Hospital, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater Morton Plant Meese Outpatient Center, 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity Powell Pavilion, 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater Peak Orthopedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, 430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Meese Countryside, 3253 McMullen Booth Road, ClearwaterFollowing is a list of upcomingsupport groups and presentations:Wellness Cancer Cancer Support Group (Women) Monday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Cancer Support Group (Women) Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Tuesdays, Dec. 3 and 17, 3 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Oncology Services Conference Room, Second Floor. Head and Neck Cancer Support Group Monday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, Administrative Conference Room. Look Good, Feel Better Monday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2. LUNA (Latinos United for a New Awakening) de Pinellas Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Second Floor, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room. Multiple Myeloma Educational Group Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Prostate Cancer Discussion Group Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. Thyroid Cancer Support Group Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Tuttle Auditorium D. The Art of Well-being: Creative Class for Cancer Patients and Family Members Thursday, Dec. 19, 4 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Space is limited, registration is required. Call 9539038. Wellness Cardiac/Circulation Womens Heart Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105. Wellness Caregivers Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Monday, Dec. 9, Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114. Early Stage Alzheimers Support Group for Patients Monday, Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m., Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114.Health news Largo Medical Center names new COOLARGO Largo Medical Center recently announced Mark Miller, MBA, MHA, has been appointed as new chief operating officer. Miller comes to Largo Medical Center from Northside Hospital, in St. Petersburg, where he is the chief operating officer. Prior to that, Miller was an associate administrator with HCAs CJW Medical Center in Richmond, Va. He was also an administrative fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Miller received his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee University, and his MBA and MHA from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, where he was awarded the R.J. Knobel Scholarship for academic achievement by the faculty. Millers first day at Largo Medical Center will be Monday, Dec. 2.Shoulder pain seminar setST. PETERSBURG A community seminar on shoulder pain will be presented Thursday, Dec. 5, noon to 1 p.m., at the Heart and Vascular Institute, 6006 49th St. N., Suite 230. The seminar will be facilitated by Anthony Albert, M.D., orthopedic surgeon. Albert will discuss various options for diagnosis and treatment of shoulder pain. To register, call 888-598-9586.St. Anthonys gets certification ST. PETERSBURG St. Anthonys Hospital recently was recognized by the Joint Commission as being certified in Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care. St. Anthonys is currently one of only four hospitals in Florida and one of about 70 hospitals in the nation to receive this designation. The inpatient diabetes certification program is based on the American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations.Wellness Parenting Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 12, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Fifth Floor Conference Room. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 8, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 15, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 18, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Breastfeeding Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 4 & 5, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Wednesday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Saturday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fifth floor classroom. Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Infants Group Friday, Dec. 6 and 20, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (First and Third Friday of the month.) Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Toddlers Group Friday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (Second Friday of the month.) Car Seat Inspection Thursday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 and 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Friday, Dec. 20, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25. Infant/Child CPR Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $20. Newborn Care Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Newborn Care Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Waterbirth Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25.Wellness Other AWAKE: Sleep Disorder Support Group for Apnea Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Bariatric Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., Mease Dunedin Hospital, Meeting Room 2. Bereavement Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Monday, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 9 11 a.m., Morton Plant Sleep Disorders Center, Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10, and 17, 10 a.m. 4 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 120. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Wednesday, Dec. 4, 11, and 18, 9 a.m. Noon, Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 210. Diabetes Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 13. Diabetes Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Heart and Vascular Pavilion, Community Room A.

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Community 19A Beacon, November 28, 2013 Obituaries Carl Groover HAYES age 80, passed away at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, S.C., November 19, 2013. For a full obituary, please visit www.thomasmcafee.com. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast. Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: rabbi@jewishheritage.net Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation 71411 FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCH4321 Duhme Rd., Madeira BeachBible Study Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m. WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. Michael Hargrave (727)410-4121122712Tell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563 The Church by the Sea137th Avenue at Gulf Boulevard Madeira Beach Call: 391-7706 Dr. Dave Ruth, Senior PastorCome and worship. Go and serve.www.ChurchByTheSea.comCasual Worship(Fellowship Hall)8:00 a.m.Traditional Worship(Sanctuary)9:30 a.m.Nursery providedSunday School 9:30 a.m. Adult Small Group Study 10:45 a.m. Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary) 11:15 a.m.101013Bible StudyWednesday 6:00 a.m. (men only) & 6:30 p.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. Chu rch and Temple Di rectoryTell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563SB 50-153rd Ave., Madeira Beach727-397-8614Contemporary WorshipSundays at 10:00 a.m. Ministry for the Entire Family Childrens Ministry Nursery Available Crossbridgec.org Rick Cowley, Senior PastorAcross the Street from the GulfNEW CHURCH IN MADEIRA BEACH!! 111413 A Bridge to New Life in Christ 5200 Seminole Blvd. Seminole. FL 33708A Divisions of Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Specialist 9170 Oakhurst Rd. Suite 1 Seminole 727-517-3376 www.armstrongdermatology.com www.westfloridadermatology.com USED UP YOUR DEDUCTIBLE?TIME IS RUNNING OUT! 112813Accepting Most Insurance PlansDont let your PAID up deductible go to waste! Immediate appointments are available and we have extended our hours for your convenience on Tuesday, December 10 & Thursday, December 12, Tuesday, December 17 & Thursday, December 19 until 7:30pm. HandelsTHE MESSIAHPart 1Sunday, December 8, 3 p.m.Free Will Offering Reception FollowsGrace Lutheran Church4301 16th St. N. St. Petersburg, FL 33702 www.grace-lutheran.com 727-527-1168112813The Pinellas Lutheran ChoirDirector Robert Drick Soloists Instrumentalists28th YearCo-Sponsors: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans & The Valparaiso University Guild CATARACT SURGERYCOURTESY TRANSPORTATION FROM & TO HOME ON THE DAY OF SURGERYComplete Eye Exams Glaucoma Care(Most Insurances Accepted) D. Heather Heath, M.D. G. William Lazenby, M.D. Frank J. Seidl, M.D.2770 East Bay Drive, Largo 727-530-1425 1109 US 19N., Holiday 727-934-5705www.lazenbyeyecare.com EYE CARE CENTER THE EYECAREPROFESSIONALSEyecare ... Personal ... Professional 020713 Luis Ortega, our denture specialist, has over 40 years of experience creating beautiful natural smiles. Se habla espaol Custom Dentures Same Day Relines Same Day RepairsIn House Denture Lab10%OFFAny DentureADA D 5110, 5120, 5213, 5214FREEConsultationDentures and Partials 11240 Park Blvd. The Park Collectionnext to Einstein Bros. Bagels727-398-0085 110713Expires 11-30-13 Expires 11-30-13You Too Can Have A Beautiful Smile!Monica Doyle D.M.D., P.A.IN HOUSEDENTURE LAB 022813 Largo Foot and Ankle Center1680 West Bay Drive, Largo, FL727-586-3668Toenail Fungus?Laser Solution!Call 727-586-3668Laser Nail Fungus Treatment kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail. The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. There is a warming sensation and some patients may feel a pinprick. Just walk in and walk out. The laser nail fungus procedure only takes 15-20 minutes. Shoes and nail polish can be worn immediately after the treatment.Dr. Dale R. MonastPodiatric Physician & Surgeon Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons F.D.A. Cleared Beth-El Shalom Messianic CongregationST. PETERSBURG A Chanukah celebration will be presented Friday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m., at Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 1701 29th Ave. N. The event will feature the lighting of the 10-foot menorah. Potato latkes will be served. Attendees will have an opportunity to sing Chanukah songs, dance and play games. Attendees may bring their own menorah and candles and join the united lighting ceremony. All are welcome and admission is free. For information, call 3457777 or visit www.Jewishheritage.net.Calvary Episcopal ChurchINDIAN ROCKS BEACH An Advent Quiet Morning will be offered Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m., at Calvary Episcopal Church, 1615 First St.Fr. Jon Roberts will be the spiritual leader for this event. This is a morning of quiet prayer and meditation and enables Christians to incorporate the good news of Advent more deeply into their lives. All are invited to take part in this time of peace and joy. Call 595-2374. Chabad Jewish Centerof Greater St. PetersburgST. PETERSBURG A full course Shabbat dinner will be presented Friday, Dec. 13, at the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg, 4010 Park St. N. The event also will feature professional cantor Rabbi Levi Kaplan. Kaplan will inspire attendees with songs and stories. The Cantorial Shabbat will begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost for those who RSVP prior to Monday, Dec. 9, is $18 for adults, $10 for children and $50 for a family. Thereafter, the cost is $20 for adults and $12 for children. To RSVP, call 344-4900 or visit www.ChabadSP.com. With his rich baritone voice and passion for chazzanut, Kaplan began training in his early teens under the tutelage of famous cantors and voice coaches in New York. For the past 20 years he has performed at congregations and venues across the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, for the past 13 years Kaplan, a dynamic educator and animated teacher, has directed the Ivy League Torah Study Experience, an exclusive summer learning retreat in the Catskills for promising young Jewish leaders of the next generation. Kaplan is also the director of TorahCafe.com, the online division of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) which features thousands of lectures on Jewish topics across the spectrum, given by some of the most sought after speakers in the Jewish world today. Kaplan also will lead Shabbat morning services on Saturday, Dec. 14. All are invited to participate free of charge. A special Kiddush will follow services.Pinellas Ladies Prayer Committee of FloridaCLEARWATER The Pinellas Ladies Prayer Committee of Florida will host the seventh annual fundraiser to celebrate Jesus birthday and to honor local military families on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., at Matheos Hall, 409 Old Coachman Road N. The event will feature a silent auction and childrens store as well as refreshments, fellowship and Christmas music performed by local Christian performers. The Pinellas Ladies Prayer Breakfast Committee of Florida is a volunteer committee of ladies from all denominations who have joined together on the National Day of Prayer to pray for families, churches, communities, local, state and national leaders. Attendees are asked to bring a gift card of a minimum of $20 to support a wounded veteran and his/her family. RSVP by Dec. 2, to Jo Davis at 430-5003 or email JoDavis41@ aol.com. Hope Presbyterian ChurchCLEARWATER The annual Christmas Marketplace will be presented Sunday, Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m., in Hambley Hall, at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Road. The marketplace funds the mission and ministry of Hope Church. Great gift and bake sale items will be available for purchase. The event also will feature fun, friendship and fellowship. The entire community is encouraged to come be a part of this holiday shopping event where unique and reasonably priced items will be available for purchase. For information, call 531-3200 or visit www.hopefamily.com.Good Samaritan ChurchPINELLAS PARK An inspirational, free concert will be presented during the worship service on Sunday, Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m., at Good Samaritan Church, 60085 Park Blvd. Marsha Stevens-Pino and Cindy Stevens-Pino will present contemporary Christian music and share information about their BALM Ministries for people from all walks of life who feel they have somehow been excluded from the good news of the Gospels. Marsha has been called the mother of contemporary Christian music and has written many familiar songs including the classic For Those Tears I Died (Come to the Water). All are welcome to the concert. A love offering will be taken. For additional information, visit goodsam-church.org.Religion notes Speechcraft grads The Seminole SPC Toastmasters Club 5899 held its first Bootcamp for Beginner Speakers and Leaders six-week program this fall. Five participants Luby Bartles, Amanda Brill, Linda Cebeda, Christine Myers and Beverly Plant graduated from the program on Oct. 29. A slate of instructional speakers drawn from the groups membership presented a different topic each week, such as controlling fear, selecting a topic, practice and preparation, and impromptu speaking. First row, from left, Dennis Zweifel, Joe Haynes, Cebeda, Plant, Brill, Bartles, Conhita Cuebas, Jane Lomas-Michals and Dennis Hamel; second row, Gary Marcus, Walt Steinheimer, Myers, Anna Scarola, Jessica Kraft, Linda Stortz and Cathy Naabe; third row, James Forsman Jr., Barbara Goebel, Ken Goff, Bill Moravec and Mark Vrahotes.Photo courtesy of JANE LOMAS-MICHALS

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Guests will wander the brick paths between the Egyptian, Mediterranean, Asian and beverage plantings and learn how the featured plants can be used in the home. Visitors also will learn more about the tropical fruits that do well in the Florida climate including many varieties of bananas, figs, papayas, mangoes, avocados, sugar cane and citrus as well as little-known fruits that are not usually considered by the home gardener including jackfruit, carambola, Buddhas Hand and pomegranate. The tour features a diversity of plantings including a wide variety of ground covers, bromeliads, palms and power-line friendly trees can be used in home landscaping. These tours, recommended for adults, are limited to groups of 14 to 16 people. Advance registration is required. Visit www.eventbrite.com/event/6241882639/eorg or call 5822500. Tree ID program setTARPON SPRINGS A free program on identifying trees will be presented Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. A local natural resource agent will discuss the basics of how to identify area trees. The presentation will include a guided tree identification 0.75-mile walk. Closed-toe shoes, water and hat are recommended. The program is best for ages 6 and older. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brook ercreekpreserve.org.Brooker to host orchid programTARPON SPRINGS A free program on the orchids and epiphytes of Brooker Creek Preserve will be presented Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Brooker Creek Preserve naturalist James Stevenson will explore the fascinating world of orchids and air plants found on the preserve. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800.

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Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue, Madeira Beach. American Craft Endeavors will host this festival, now in its second year. Madeira Way will be lined with fine crafters from all areas, displaying their works for sale at this community festival. Attendees will find a wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, metal works and much more. Admission is free. The 23rd annual Thanksgiving Art and Craft Festival sponsored by the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 1, at 111 E. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. The outdoor showcase has been a holiday favorite for more than 22 years, and has always been presented during Thanksgiving weekend. With the holidays right around the corner, this is the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors alike to shop small business for their gift giving needs. Historic Tarpon Springs, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is widely recognized as a spirited arts destination. The weekends event will feature the original works of new and upcoming talent as well as established artists and crafters. There is something for everyone here from folk art, earthenware, and paintings, to wearable art, body products and personalized gifts. For information, visit www.SIKPromotions.com. Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013, Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 7917400 or visit www.rutheckerd hall.com. Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013 is an uplifting, high-energy show the whole family will love. Get into the holiday spirit as some of musics biggest names jam on fresh, lively arrangements of seasonal favorites, led by multi-Grammy nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz. Joining Koz this year are Japanese born pianist/composer/producer Keiko Matsui, who has shared the stage with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Miles Davis; world-renowned singer Oleta Adams, who first came to prominence when Tears for Fears asked her to appear on their The Seeds of Love album and who has released eight acclaimed CDs of her own, crossing effortlessly between R&B, jazz, popular and gospel music; and Jonathan Butler, who was the first black artist played on white stations in his native South Africa and has since earned accolades in the R&B, contemporary jazz and gospel fields. Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. This amazing group combines award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Sunday, Dec. 1, 3 and 7:30 p.m., at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $32.75. Call 813-301-2500 or visit www.tampabay timesforum.com. TSO will will celebrate their first 15 years of touring with an encore and final performance of their multi-platinum rock opera, The Lost Christmas Eve. TSO, whose phenomena has grown year after year, has played over 1,500 shows for more than 10 million fans in the past 15 years, and quietly became one of the worlds biggest arena rock acts. The unprecedented fan driven growth is a testament to TSO founder Paul ONeills vision of Rock Theater, the perfect amalgamation of Broadway storytelling with the spectacle of rock, delighting audiences of all ages year after year. Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:FrozenGenre: Adventure and animation Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana and Alan Tudyk Director: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Rated: PG Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph, presents Frozen, a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. OldboyGenre: Thriller Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, James Ransone and Samuel L. Jackson Director: Spike Lee Rated: R Oldboy is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of Joe Doucette, a man who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement, for no apparent reason. When he is suddenly released without explanation, he begins an obsessive mission to find out who imprisoned him, only to discover that the real mystery is why he was set free.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.Black NativityGenre: Drama and musical Cast: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Nas and Luke James Director: Kasi Lemmons Rated: PG In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes celebrated play, the holiday musical drama Black Nativity follows Langston (JacobOpening this weekendDisneys Frozen thaws the box office; Spike Lee directs Oldboy Photo courtesy of WALT DISNEY STUDIOSFrom left, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven share an adventure in Walt Disney Studios Frozen. Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, the Rev. Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson). Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey and along with his new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.HomefrontGenre: Action and thriller Cast: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Frank Gillo Director: Gary FlederPhoto by HILARY BRONWYN GAYLEJosh Brolin stars in Spike Lees Oldboy. See OPENING, page 2B Top Five Diversions Top Five DiversionsDiversions Events Movies ClassiedsSeminole Beacon, Section B, November 28, 2013 Visit www.TBNweekly.com Women: FREE Bikini line, eyebrow or underarm or 50% OFF Brazilian.Largo 727-581-370010500 Ulmerton Rd., Suite #676, Largo Clearwater 727-725-49252532 State Rd. 580, Suite #G, Clearwater 111413Must be state resident. See center for details. Present coupon at time of service. Offer Expires 12/07/13. FREE WAXFOR OUR FIRST-TIME GUEST 110713 The Power of Knowledge ... 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The only problem is he picked the wrong town.Bettie Page Reveals AllGenre: Documentary Cast: Bettie Page Director: Mark Mori Not rated Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mark Moris Bettie Page Reveals All is an intimate look at one of the worlds most recognized sex symbols, told in her own words for the first time. In Moris alluring documentary, the real Bettie Page emerges from the veil of myth and rumor via audio interviews taped a decade prior to her death in 2008. With earthy, razor sharp wit, Bettie tells her life story from humble beginnings as one of six children in an impoverished southern family, to high school salutatorian, to scandalous s pin-up model, to shocking retirement in 1957 at the peak of her modeling career. Sharing rare details about her short-lived first marriage and many torrid affairs, this keen insiders glimpse follows Bettie through decades of broken marriages, born-again Christianity, and bouts of mental illness, before her ultimate return to the public eye in the early s, unaware of her cult status. Ranked by Forbes in 2012 as one of the top ten posthumous celebrity earners, Bettie and her enduring legacy continue to flourish. With a stunning array of gorgeous photographs, unusual archival material, and playful movie footage, Bettie Page Reveals All shows how Betties unabashed sexual expression and provocative poses set the stage for the sexual revolution and ushered in a modern era in fashion. For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu.2B Just for Fun OPENING, from page 1B Photo courtesy of MUSIC BOX FILMSUsing archival footage and photos, Bettie Page Reveals All documents the career of one of the worlds most recognized sex symbols. Mahaffey Theatre welcomes Chris Cornell ST. PETERSBURG American rock icon Chris Cornell, singer and songwriter for Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, will perform an intimate show Friday, Dec. 6, 9 p.m., at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com. The show will highlight acoustic arrangements of songs written throughout Cornells illustrious career. For the first time, fans will listen in on acoustic treatments of songs from Soundgardens 2012s criticallyacclaimed album King Animal, the groups first new studio album in more than 16 years. Cornell, an innovator who resists all genre labels, is considered the chief architect of the s grunge movement. He has the ability to connect with listeners like few others of our time. Ranked as one of the best voices in music history, Cornell has successfully maintained his own unique identity over more than two decades as a multi-Grammy award-winning musician, Golden Globe nominee and universally acclaimed singer, songwriter and lyricist. He has produced three solo studio albums: Euphoria Morning (1999), Carry On (2007) and Scream (2009). Ranked No. 4 on the list of Heavy Metals All-Time Top 100 Vocalists by Hit Parader, Cornell became the first, and to date, only American male artist to be commissioned to write, record and perform a movie theme song for the James Bond franchise. Cornells You Know My Name was penned for the Bond film Casino Royale. His work in cinema doesnt end there. He has contributed original songs to multiple movie soundtracks, including the 2013 summer blockbuster Man of Steel. He was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for his original song, The Keeper written for the film Machine Gun Preacher and wrote the song Live to Rise performed by Soundgarden in the mega-hit Disney film The Avengers. Cornell also had the honor of performing at the 2008 Kennedy Center Honors Gala, and at the 2013 Obama Presidential Inaugural Ball. Cornells North American Songbook tour is an acoustic series of intimate shows. The musician provides what has been called a two-hour master class in singing and songwriting as he highlights the music of his entire career from Soundgarden, Audio Slave, his on solo material. Also included are a few songs from King Animal and is new track, Misery Chain, written for the film Years A Slave. According to a biography provided by International Talent Booking, Seattle trailblazers Soundgarden were a law to themselves, edgy, dark and deeply individual. Their savage soundscapes, coupled with Cornells incisive lyrics and predatory roar, seduced audiences hungry for musical depth and complexity while leading trends in street fashion and iconic design. In 1989, they became the first Seattle band to sign to a major label. Their sound continued to change and evolve over the course of five pioneering albums. Celebrated side project Temple of the Dog had already shown Cornells more soulful side and introduced future Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder to the world. Later, Cornell shocked the business once again with richly melodic, critically acclaimed solo album Euphoria Morning, swiftly recognized for its alienation and despair. As the millennium turned, he joined with three other musical pioneers from Rage Against the Machine to create Audioslave, a multi-platinum, multi-Grammy nominated supergroup. On May 6, 2005, Audioslave played a free show in Havana, Cuba for over 50,000 people, becoming the first American rock group to perform an open-air concert in the socialist republic of Castros Cuba. The trip was conceived as a musical cultural exchange with the joint authorization of the United States Department of Treasury and the Cuban Institute of Music. Hopefully, this concert will help to open the musical borders between our two countries, Cornell said at the time. Over three solo studio albums, Cornell has continuously redefined his sound and vision to encompass new music, new collaborations and new activities. From every ticket sold on the current tour, $1 will be donated to The Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation, which gives aid to the most vulnerable children. A portion of the proceeds will benefit ChildHavens Creative Music Therapy Program Expansion. For information, visit www.childhaven.org/ for more information about ChildHaven and the program. Opening for Cornell will be Sri Lankan-American folk-rock artist Bhi Bhiman. Bhiman, a first-generation Sri Lankan-American folk-rock recording artist, has been compared to Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Bhiman began exploring music and songwriting while attending University of California Santa Cruz, formed the band Hippie Grenade in 2002 and went solo in 2008. His debut self-titled album, released in 2012, earned rave reviews from The New York Times, The Washington Post and rock critic Robert Christgau of NPRs All Things Considered.November 28, 2013CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Pace yourself, Capricorn. The holiday season is just getting underway. Give too much of yourself now, and you wont have any to give later.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 True to form, youre on top of your game, at home and at work. There is nothing you cannot do this week, Aquarius. A web of deceit begins to unravel.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Shape up, or ship out, Pisces. There are many others waiting in the wings, so if your heart is not in it, move aside. Hope blooms at home.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Duty calls, Aries. Heed it and give it your all. You will reap more rewards than you know. A task at home must be divided and conquered.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Party invites arrive by the handful. Choose the best and leave the rest, Taurus. Financial objectives are met, and you have some to spare.GeminiMay 21 June 21 The gift list grows. You better get shopping, Gemini. Start someplace youve never been. Dcor needs require some thinking out-side of the box.CancerJune 22 July 22 Nothing is etched in stone, Cancer. If you need to make some changes, then do so. Your friends will understand. A financial endeavor pans out.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Dreams grow, but resources stay in short supply. No need to worry, Leo. Things will eventually equal out. A deadline is extended just in time.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 A problem festers. Leave it be, Virgo. It is not your problem to fix. A major renovation at home tests patience but ends well. Invites arrive by the handful.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 The secret is out, and you are free to speak about the matter. Be open but tactful, Libra. Opportunity rarely knocks more than once. Dont miss out.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 Youre not much of a risktaker, but an offer this week is too good to pass up. Go for it, Scorpio. Its yours for the taking. A party date is near.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 Fancy that, Sagittarius. Someone is in dire need, and you come to their rescue. Be careful that you dont make a habit of it. A card bears good news. Across1. Baker's dozen? 5. Bed board 9. Corolla part 14. Withdraw gradually 15. Container weight 16. Deposed leader, perhaps 17. Betrothal gifts (2 wds) 20. Do museum work 21. Short, sharp drum sound (hyphenated) 22. Jail, slangily 23. Balances 25. Without previous examination (2 wds) 29. Not yet dry 32. Doing nothing 33. Fail to see 34. Kidney waste product 36. Approaches 38. Brown-capped mushroom 39. Blends 40. Am able to (old style) 41. Experienced 43. Sean Connery, for one 44. Antiquity, in antiquity 45. Expressions of loathing 48. Wilkes-___, Pa. 49. Elephant's weight, maybe 50. Stanley Kowalksi's wife 53. Rat 57. Respect of one nation for another's laws (3 wds) 60. Gorillalike 61. Old Glory 62. Clothing 63. Airheaded 64. Sort 65. Eye afflictionDown1. The America's Cup trophy, e.g. 2. Characteristic carrier 3. Comedian's stock 4. "Invasion of the Body ___," film 5. Chest protector 6. Flimsy, as an excuse 7. "___ we having fun yet?" 8. Big ___ Conference 9. Yearly (2 wds) 10. Leaves 11. Hair colorer 12. Aquatic plant 13. "___ we forget" 18. Attack 19. Certain surgeon's "patient" 23. Core 24. Evening bell 25. Because 26. Archetype 27. Pituitary, e.g. 28. Neigh softly 29. Expression that radio message will be acted upon 30. ___ a high note (2 wds) 31. Exams 35. Plastics containing organic material 37. Furtive 42. Power 46. Inside shot? (hyphenated) 47. Barfly's binge 48. Seventh heaven 50. Bunch 51. Pith helmet 52. Give off, as light 53. Become unhinged 54. Boor 55. May racing event, for short 56. "___ quam videri" (North Carolina's motto) 58. "How ___ Has the Banshee Cried" (Thomas Moore poem) 59. Bug out 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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Entertainment 3B Beacon, November 28, 2013 082913 Saturday, December 7thPearl Harbor Remembrance Wreath Ceremony 11am-12:30 Open House & Fr ee Lunch till 2:30 Everyone Welcome!111413Free Parking Available in the Pass behind the Post.12901 Gulf Blvd. Madeira Beach 397-3767Steak Dinner starting at 5pm 7pm Karaoke with Muffy OFSEMINOLEPhotowithSantaincludesLunch$15Photo only with Santa $10 Photo of Child with Santa to Bring Home FREE Kids Meal Tickets for Another Visit10799 Park Blvd., Seminole 727.393.2880 A DESIGNATED PORTION TO GIVE TO THE KIWANIS CLUB OF SEMINOLE112813 December 7th1ampm(Call for Reservations)Lunch & Photo with Santa 112813 9531 Bay Pines Blvd.Hours: Mon.-Thurs 9am-9pm Fri.-Sat. 9am-10pm Sun. 9am-7pm727.394.PIPO (7476)Place your order online at www.pipos1979.com NOW HIRING!Not valid with any other offers. Buy 1 Entree, Get the 2nd at HALF PriceOf Equal or Lesser Value. With Purchase of 2 Drinks. Dine-in Only. Expires December 5, 2013Lunch or Dinner112813 HALF OFF Serving Beer & WineNow Taking Catering Holiday Orders! FOOD FUN COCKTAILS GAMESTOWNS BEST SPORTS COVERAGE 9685 Bay Pines Blvd.SEMINOLE(Across from VA Hospital) Import & Domestic Bucket Specials Sat. & Sun.393-9110HAPPY HOUR DAILY MON. FRI. 11am 7pmKID FRIENDLYEVERY FRIDAY 55 WINGS 4-7pmDRINK SPECIAL Buy 1 Drink Get 2nd Drink FREE!www.thesportsbarandgrill.com 112813 TRIPLE THE POT! TOURNEYS NOV. 29 DEC. 3 6 & 11POOL SUN. & MON. 8PM DARTS TUES., WED., FRI. CORNHOLE SAT. Open 6pm Thanksgiving Day Nov. 28th NFLSUNDAY TICKETESPNGAME PLAN Jersey GiveawaysEqual or Lessor Value BURGERS WINGS SEAFOODPOOL DARTS VIDEO GAMES 112813 Trees and Traditions set at Heritage VillageLARGO Heritage Village will present Trees and Traditions, a Pinellas holiday celebration from 1850 through 1950, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This special day of holiday-related activities include childrens activities and crafts, holiday music, tours, a special visit from Santa Claus and a Holiday Marketplace. Guests may visit the Heritage Villages historical houses, many of which will be decorated true to their period, locality and lifestyle, from an elaborately decorated Victorian home, to a simply adorned 1852 log cabin. Visitors also can find one-of-akind holiday gifts at the Beach Cottage Gift Shop. Even Santa will join in the fun, reading letters aloud that children wrote to the St. Petersburg Times in the early 1900s. Children of all ages can enjoy G Scale Model Train layout as well as displays from the Tampa Bay Miniature Enthusiasts. Admission is free to children younger than 12; suggested minimum donation of $2 per adult. The Pinellas County Historical Society sponsors the event. Free parking will be available at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road and the Heritage Village/Florida Botanical Gardens parking lot at 12211 Walsingham Road. Heritage Village is located at 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. For information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/heritage or call 582-2123. Heritage Village is a living history museum that 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 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. Photo courtesy of PINELLAS COUNTY COMMUNICATIONSHeritage Villages historical houses are decorated for the holidays during the Trees and Traditions event on Saturday, Dec. 7. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will offer music, tours and a special visit from Santa Claus. SAFETY HARBOR The city of Safety Harbor and the public art committee are seeking proposals from artists, or artist teams, for two outdoor temporary sculpture exhibits and six art walls that will be on display from January through December 2014. The application deadline is Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Interested artists should visit www.Safety HarborPublicArt.com and download the application. Call Shannon Schafer at 7241562, ext. 1516, or email sschafer @cityofsafetyharbor.com.Safety Harbor seeks artist proposals

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Cookout & Tiki Bar 1-5pm 1st Sun. of the month-breakfast 8am-11am 1st Tuesday Spaghetti Dinner 5pm-7pmThe Friendliest Post in Seminole!Dining Room Open to the PublicLegion Membership Required For Alcohol 112813 2013 / 2014 / 2014 Season S Season Tickets Start at $15 112813 101713 GOLFSPECIAL18 HOLESMake Tee Times on line baypointegolf.net 9399 Commodore Dr., Seminole595-2095SANDWEDGE FOOD & SPIRITS18 Hole Par 61$18 WALK $25 RIDEEVERYDAY$15 WALK $22 RIDEAFTER 1:30 PM112813 125 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach727-595-1320 www.jdsrestaurant.com Restaurant & LoungeCasual Waterfront Dining on the Intracoastal BreakfastSpecials! from $2& UpTues.-Fri. Live EntertainmentEvery Day Inside and Outside $1 Tacos & Hot Dogs THURSDAY Chicken Wings Specials SUNDAY $6.75 HAPPY HOUR 8AM-6PM CHEAP DRINKSMake This Holiday Brighter For A ChildCelebrating28 Years! TUESDAYCustomer Appreciation Early Birds ALL DAY & NIGHTExp. 12/12/13NOON 6pmWith Purchase of Drink. In Lounge Only. Exp. 12/12/13With Purchase of Drink. Dine in only. Exp. 12/12/13And Under! Noon-4pmCall ahead and take your lunch to the beach!LUNCH BASKETS 112813 Silent Auction of Fully Decorated Christmas Trees, Vacation Packages, Rum Cakes & More to Benet Local Toy Drives. Saturday, December 7 10am-5pm By SUZETTE PORTERIt doesnt take snow to celebrate the winter holidays in Pinellas County. Plenty of festive fun can be found throughout each and every town, including the following.Holiday boat parades St Pete Beach and South Pasadena holiday lighted boat parade ST. PETE BEACH The St Pete Beach and South Pasadena holiday lighted boat parade is Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. The event starts at the Blind Pass Bridge and heads south to the Bayway Bridge. There are cash and other prizes available to winning entries. Entry is free. Entries are limited. To register your boat or get more information contact Mandy Edmunds at 727-363-9245 or a.edmunds@stpetebeach.org. Lighted Boat Parade and Tree Lighting DUNEDIN Lighted Boat Parade and Tree Lighting is Saturday, Dec. 7, 6 to 9 p.m., at Dunedin Marina/Edgewater Park, 51 Main St. Decorated, lighted boats will leave Marker 1 Marina at 6 p.m. and proceed south through the Intracoastal Waterway to Marker 2, turn around and arrive at the Dunedin Marina at about 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Dunedin Boat Club, Dunedin Parks & Recreation Department and Marker 1 Marina. Festivities also include Holiday music, smores and Santa arriving on the last boat and preside over the tree lighting ceremony. Free to attend. Bring lawn chairs. For boat registration, call 692-6440. For general information, call 812-4531. Island Estates Yacht Club Holiday Boat Parade CLEARWATER The 2013 Memorial Holiday Boat Parade, organized by the Island Estates Yacht Club, is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be a pre-parade captains meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m., at the Clearwater Yacht Club, 830 S. Bayway Blvd., Clearwater. Call 447-6000. The decorated boats will assemble in Mandalay Channel located between Island Estates and Clearwater Beach at 6 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., the lead boat will proceed northward through Mandalay Channel. Then the parade will weave in and out of many of the Island Estate canals before heading over to Coachman Park around 8 p.m. From there the boats will go under the new Memorial Causeway Bridge turning into the Clearwater Marina Channel before navigating to the Clearwater Yacht Clubs judging stand. Cash and gift certificate prizes, donated by many area businesses, will be awarded to the bestdecorated boats. There is no parade entry fee. Anyone interested in participating can call IEYC Fleet Captain Paul Lightfoot at 744-1728 oremailliteft@msn.com. The Island Estates Yacht Club Boat Parade is one of the largest and most popular marine events in the Clearwater area. This is its 39th year. The parade honors the memory of Island Estates Yacht Club members who have passed away during the year. Redington Beaches and Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade REDINGTON BEACHES/INDIAN SHORES The Redington Beaches/Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade Committee announced that the 2013 edition of the annual Holiday Boat Parade will be staged on Sunday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6 p.m. Participating boats are requested to rendezvous just north of the Tom Stuart (Madeira Beach) Causeway at approximately 5:45 p.m. This year, the committee hopes to increase the value of the prizes distributed to the winning boats. Last year, the total prize value exceeded $4,000, shared among the almost 30 boats entered. As in previous years, the boats will cover a route following the Intracoastal Waterway from just north of the Tom Stuart Causeway Bridge (Redington Beach) to The Pub restaurant in Indian Shores. The route meanders into the creeks and canals that branch off the ICW, passing along the shoreline of each of the participating communities. The Captains meeting for participating boats is Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., at the Town Hall of North Redington Beach, 190 173rd Ave., North Redington Beach. The awards ceremony will take place at The Pub Restaurant, the major sponsor of the parade, following the arrival of the last boat parade participant. Again this year, Steve Westphal, owner of The Pub, has graciously extended an invitation to all participants to dock their boats overnight in the restaurants marina. Major prizes, consisting of gifts and cash, are given to the top three boats in each category. The three judging categories are based on the lengths of the participating boats; typically, the categories break at approximately less than 25 feet, to 35 feet, and over 35 feet. The Committee tries to put equal numbers of boats in each category. Prize donations were received last year from more 55 local businesses, such as the Salt Rock Grill Restaurant, Wilson Realty, Park Circle Bed & Breakfast and the Doubletree Beach Resort. Additionally, every boat that enters receives a gift, chosen by the Committee, as a remembrance of their participation. Entry forms for the parade are available now at the Town Halls and Web sites of the participating towns. Entry forms will also be distributed to local marinas for boaters to pick up. The Boat Parade Committee has also allocated up to $25 per boat for the rental of portable generators to operate the decorative lighting used by the boats. Boat captains should submit a copy of their rental receipt to claim reimbursement. For more information about the Redington Beaches/Indian Shores Boat Parade, call Dave Will, Committee Chairman at 459-9710.Holiday parades Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade LARGO The third annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 to 4 p.m., through Largos Old Northwest neighborhood. Last year, more than 2,000 people came out to watch more than 60 floats in the parade. The Largo High School marching band will participate this year. Participation in the parade is $50 per decorated float. All proceeds go to the Suncoast Voices for Children Foundation. Sponsorship costs $250 and includes a business logo on the parade banner at the front of the parade. The parade is scheduled before the Holiday Stroll in Largo Central Park. For more information and to register, visit discoverlargo.com. Holiday Street Parade INDIAN ROCKS BEACH The city of Indian Rocks Beach is planning its annual holiday street parade and invites groups and citizens to participate. The parade lineup converges Dec. 8 at noon at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Second Street. At 1 p.m., it will begin to weave throughout each finger, ending at Kolb Park, 1507 Bay Palm Blvd. The parade route is 23 miles. After the parade, the city will host its annual childrens holiday party in the civic auditorium, 1507 Bay Palm Blvd. Entry forms must be completed via mail or fax by Dec. 5. To obtain a form visit www.indian-rocks-beach.com. Call Diane Erb at 595-2517. Holiday Illuminated Night Parade SEMINOLE The ninth annual Holiday Illuminated Night Parade is Sunday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. on 113th Street North from the Seminole Mall to the Seminole Recreation complex. This event is co-sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seminole. For more information, call the Chamber at 392-3245. St. Pete Beach Holiday Parade ST. PETE BEACH St. Pete Beach Holiday Parade is Saturday, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m. Parade route and application for entry is on the St Pete Beach Recreation Departments website at www.spbrec.com. Category awards will be given out. For more information, call Mandy Edmunds at 727-363-9245 or a.edmunds@stpetebeach.org.Holiday events and light displays Lights in the Gardens to open LARGO The Florida Botanical Gardens Foundations Holiday Lights in the Gardens will be open from Friday, Nov. 29, to Wednesday, Jan. 1, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Stroll through this years display of more than 750,000 twinkling lights and holiday decorations. A donation of $2 per person (13 years and older) is recommended. Events scheduled during the Holiday Lights include a Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation gift and plant sale on Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and a dog parade on Sunday, Dec. 29, starting at 1 p.m. The Florida Botanical Gardens is located at 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo, with an alternate entrance at 12211 Walsingham Road. The gardens remain open from 7 a.m. until dusk every day, with free admission during daylight hours. For more information, visit www.flbg.org or call 582-2100. Oakdale Christmas Light display ST. PETERSBURG The Oakdale Christmas Light display opens Friday, Nov. 29, and continues through Jan. 3, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at 2719 Oakdale St. S., St. Petersburg. The display includes about 500,000 lights on a half-acre lot. A walking yard tour includes an 18-train HO scale model railroad, moving and animated items, inflatables, lighted figures and displays. Enjoy hands-on games and bubble machines for the kids. Several trees tower over the display, including one rising to 70 feet. The free Christmas display started in 1977 and was among the top three finalists on NBCs Today Show, Ill Be Home for Christmas. It also was featured on HGTVs All Out Christmas Special and in People Magazine. It takes 10 people about three months to install. About 10 trailer loads bring items from storage. The display is powered by three electrical meters. To get to the display, take I-275 to exit 22 (old exit 9), which is 175 E. Turn right on Fourth Street, heading south. Go 1 mile, crossing over 22nd Avenue South. Next street on left is Oakdale. Go two blocks, park or look. For more information, visit ChristmasDisplay .org. Largo Holidays in the Park Arts & Crafts Show LARGO Celebrate the holidays with a weekend of talented crafters and artists offering original and unique items Saturday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Largo Central Park. Largo Holidays in the Park Arts & Crafts Show includes specialty food vendors, Christmas carolers and spectacular holiday lights in the park. Santa Claus will visit, so bring the kids. There will be lots of giveaways and raffles for cash gift cards and grand prizes. Free drawings are held three times per day. Grand prizes are at end of each day. Visit loganjadepromotions.com or call 321-300-4509. Chanukah Extravaganza ST. PETERSBURG The 10th annual Chanukah Extravaganza is Sunday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. The Pardes Rock Band will be rolling into town for a rocking performance. The Chabad Jewish Center invites the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at the extravaganza, featuring the Pardes Rock Band. The event is free of charge. Pardes is a Jewish rock band that defines the current state in the evolution of Jewish music. The band brings positive spiritual content together with rock sound and a hint of Mediterranean and Hassidic influence, and creates todays Jewish rock. The live shows performed by the band are always an uplifting experience where the audience is taken on an inspiring spiritual journey. Music is the path to the soul, and Pardes delivers. Take a walk down memory lane while enjoying delicious hot brisket sandwiches, knishes, and jelly donuts, among other food concessions. Bring your family to enjoy flying on the bungee jumping and inflatable slide. Children will enjoy crafts and face painting. Public dignitaries and community leaders will attend the ceremony and will assist in kindling the giant Menorah. Chanukah, a celebration for all time is highlighted by the kindling of the Menorah each night of the holiday.2013 holiday calendars filled with fun for the family See HOLIDAY EVENTS, page 8B

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Classieds 5B Beacon, November 28, 2013 35. Mobile Home Sales 145. Unfurnished Houses 175. Unfurnished Apts. 195. Seasonal Rentals 301. Clinical Study 485. Help Wanted 1. House SalesBELLEAIR BLUFFS No Flood Insurance Worries Here. Nice 2BR/2BA w/ Florida Room and One Car Garage. John Doran Realty (727)447-9579. ST. PETE BEACH 2BR/2BA Too Cute For Words. For Photos and More Information Visit: www.7623gulfblvd.com. $189,000. Jared Salzman, Century 21/Jim White & Associates. (727)515-3462 5. R.E. Sales 10. Waterfront SalesPANORAMIC WATER VIEW 2BR/2BA Condo On Lake Seminole Peninsula. Motivated Seller! $125,000. Virgil Sweet, Charles Rutenberg Realty, (727)410-1205. 20. Condo SalesSHIPWATCH YACHT & TENNIS CLUB 2BR/2BA, 1,245SF, Walk to Beach, No Flood Zone. Granite/ Tile, Updated Throughout. $190,000. Furnished. (727)595-1662. llydon@tampabay.rr.com MADEIRA BEACH Sea Towers, Waterfront, High Floor, 1BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Furnished, +Carport. (727)546-0215, (727)512-3520. BELLEAIR 2BR/2BA Covered Parking, Pool, Close to Beach, Shopping, Quiet. $98,000. (727)754-4766, Before 9:00AM, After 7:00PM. 35. Mobile Home Sales SEMINOLE. CLEAN? QUIET? CONVENIENT? EASY TO OWN? YES! 55+ Several Homes To Choose From. Starting At $2,500. Background Check Required, $60. Call Now! (727)393-0151 TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. First Time Homebuyer Program*1-800-806-5154www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 yearsLow Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance AvailableHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County062013 SEMINOLE GARDENSNOW IS THE TIME TO BUY WHILE THE PRICES ARE STILL LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX1BR/1BA 704 sq. ft. Crown Molding, 55+, Furnished $24,900 1BR/1BA, 1,012 sq. ft. Ground Floors, 55+, Parkview, Furnished $39,000Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, IV, Broker Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com112113 60. Timeshare SalesBERKSHIRES, MASS. 4 Consecutive July Weeks Available In Same Unit, 2BR/2BA Townhouse. $2,500 Each. For More Info Call (727)648-6747. 95. Property Mgmt. 105. Lots & Acreage 130. Cemetery LotsLAWN CRYPT DOUBLE DECK Concrete Lined With Marker. Worth $7,000 asking $6,000. (727)204-1759. 145. Unfurnished HousesLARGO/ OAKHURST 2BR/2BA, Garage, Caged Pool. Yard & Pool Service Included. $1,350/Mo. Petless. CLS Realty, (727)595-3333. LARGO: 3BR/1.5BA/1CG, Screen Enclosed Patio. Close To Beach. Pet OK w/Deposit. $1,200/Mo. Annual. Floridas Best Accommodations, (727)517-9404. LARGO: NEAR BEACH 3BR/2BA/2CG, Screened Porch, Fireplace. $1,275/Month +1st, Last, Security. Lawn Maintenance Included. (727)593-9773 Affordable 55+ Living GLENWOOD ESTATES: 5 Star, Land Owned.All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP., Furnished $175/Mo. Maint. No Flood Insurance Required 12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo.Brochures Available At Clubhouse. #5 2/2/2, Lake View, Furnished, $65,888. #85 Large 2/2/2, $59,888. #129 2/2/1 w/Extra Drive, $52,888. For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 112113 All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. NEAR BELLEAIR, BEAUTIFUL BUILDING LOT 100 x 100. Zoned R3. End of a quiet street! Manufactured home OK. $30,000. (727)773-6211 091913 SEMINOLE: 13124 92nd Avenue. Near Schools. 3BR/2BA/2CG, Bonus Room, C/H/A, Fireplace, Patio, Fenced yard. Tile floors throughout. $1,400/Month +security. (727)515-5481. SEMINOLE 4BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Large Fenced Yard. No Pets. $1,175/Mo. +Security. Will Accept Section 8. (727)415-0660. BELLEAIR 2BR + DEN /2BA Corner Lot, Covered Porch. $1,600/month w/ Lawn Service. (727)804-9350 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 608SF, 55+, Ground Floor, $675/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 BELLEAIR BLUFFS, Harbor Club 2BR/2BA, Overlooks Intracoastal. Includes W/S/T, Cable. No Pets. $1,500/Mo. Yearly. (304)673-4726. SEA TOWERS, 55+. 2BR/2BA Corner Unit. 3 Month Minimum/ Full-Time Considered. Furnished, Cute & Clean. (847)639-5969 160. Unfurnished CondosNEW ATLANTIS CLUB 2BR/1BA First Floor, New Carpeting. Walk To Shopping. No Pets. $750/Mo. www.ShipwatchRealty.com Shipwatch Realty, (727)596-6508. BELLEAIR BLUFFS 2BR/2BA First Floor Corner, Covered Parking, Pool, W/D Inside. No Pets. $800/Mo. (727)581-2103. NEAR DOWNTOWN CLEARWATER 1BR/1BA, W/D in Unit., Pool, Exercise Room. $850/Month, Includes W/S/T. Annual. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. FIVE TOWNS/ ST. PETE: Lakefront, 2BR/2BA, 55+, 1,100SF, Screened Lanai. $850/Month. FREE Heat, Water, Cable. (727)397-5007. SEMINOLE, 2BR/2BA, 2nd Floor, Corner Unit, W/D Hookup. Garden Tubs, Walk-in Closets, Screened Patio, 5/Minutes from Beach, Gated, Clubhouse, Fitness Center, Resort-style Pool, Tennis Court, Beautiful Views, Internet access. $1,045/Month. (727)480-0927. 170. Furnished Apts.MADEIRA BEACH: 1BRs & Efficiencies. Fully Equipped. Weekly. No Pets. Includes Utilities. (727)397-4130. CLEARWATER STUDIOStarting at $179/Week. No security. No Credit Check. Free WIFI access. Pets OK. MOVE IN TODAY!! (727)445-7134. precisionpropertymanagement.net 175. Unfurnished Apts.AFFORDABLE & CLEAN DUNEDIN Room, $85/Wkly. LARGO Studio, $145/Wkly. Free Electric & Water. No Pets. Call Or Click 586-2412.com SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. 1BR Standard, Unfurnished, Annual. Winter Rentals; 1BR Deluxe & 2BR/2BA. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFS Deluxe 1-2BRs, 1st-2nd Floor. Overlooking Non-smoking Center Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool. Great Location 1 Block From Shopping & Intracoastal. 2942 West Bay Dr. Call for Info (727)754-0444 BELLEAIR BLUFFS Clean & Quiet. 2BR/1BA, $750/Mo. 1BR/1BA, $650/Mo. Includes W/S/G. Cat OK. (727)455-2260. LARGO, 215B 11TH ST. SW. 2BR, Duplex, C/H/A, Nice Condition, Laundry/ Utility Room, Smoke Free, Credit Check, $675/Month, (727)584-6283. NICELY UPDATED, LARGE 2BR/1BA, Convenient Location, Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. $795/Mo. Low Deposit. Private Owners. Call (727)224-8690. NORTH ST. PETE, 1BR/1BA Includes A/C, Water, Trash. On-site Laundry. $650/Month. +Deposit, Lease. (727)692-0899. LARGO 1BR/1BA 55+, No Pets. $600/month + Electric. (727)953-7602 or (727)643-9142 185. Beach RentalsINDIAN ROCKS BEACH Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs starting at: $329/week +tax through 12/31/13. Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. Ask about our Fall Specials! (727)595-3000. www.SunshineCozyCottages.com FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED 1-5 Bedrooms Condos, Houses, Duplexes Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797 Tropical Isles Realty, Inc. (727)593-0744, (800)655-0744. SAND KEY: DANS ISLAND Furnished, 2BR/2BA Condo. Beautiful Intracoastal View! $1,800/Month. Annual. (404)723-5690. CLEARWATER BEACH Furnished, Large 1BR or 2BR Condo. Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Monthly Available. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 2BR/1BA IRB CONDO On Intracoastal. Close To Beach & Park. 1st Floor Corner. Front Door Parking. Pets Okay. $1,100/Mo. Annual. (727)599-5229. ISLAND ESTATES: 1BR/1BA, Beautiful Waterview, Mintues To Beach, Publix. Annual, $900/Mo. Seasonal, $1,400/Mo. (773)550-1878, (773)286-2051. 190. Waterfront RentalsMADEIRA BEACH CONDO 55+. 2BR/2BA. Annual lease only. No pets. Non-smoking. $1,400/Mo. (727)391-6407. AVAILABLE NOW!2 Bedroom/2 Bath Second Floor Apartment 1050 Sq. Ft. $950.00/Month Includes Extended Cable, Water, Sewer & Trash. Updated Kitchen Cabinets Dishwasher, Ceiling Fan. Updated Bathroom Vanities. DONT MISS THIS GORGEOUS APARTMENT!(727) 585-3723WWW.IMPERIALPALMS.COM 11141355+ Community & Pet Friendly SAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)595-5774. SAND KEY Clearwater Beach, Unfurnished, Large 2BR or 3BR Condo, Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Monthly Available. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 210. Mobile Hm. RentalsNEAR BAY PINES VA & Madeira Beach, 1BR. Includes W/S/G, Cable. Pets OK. $555/Mo. +$300 Sec. (727)393-1628. AFFORDABLE CONVENIENT Medium 1BR $125/Week. Monster 1BR $185/Week with C/H/A. Large 2BR $175/Week. Rent includes W/S/G/L. Pet Friendly. All Ages. Gulf Breeze MHP. (727)474-1074 245. Room For RentSAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. SEMINOLE, HEARTBREAK HOUSE A PEACE MAKER. Quiet, Furnished, Share House, Pool, Cable, W/D, All Included. $130/Week and Up. B.G.C. (727)288-1090. ROOMMATE WANTED Redington Beach. Unfurnished. Smoker, Non-drinker OK. MUST Have Job, Car, Drivers License. $400/Month. (727)253-2317 255. Accom. To ShareFEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED Private Bedroom/ Bath in North St Pete. $500/Month Includes Utilities. (727)475-6509. 265. Commercial RentalsOFFICE SPACE $482 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. VERY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY For Retail/ Service/ Office. High Traffic Visibility In Great Location Of Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. Perfect For Dog Grooming, Massage, Nails, Yoga, Etc, Etc. Use Your Creativity! Approx. 1,300SF. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. Also Has A 2BR/1BA Apt. On Property To Oversee Your Business If Desired. Must See! Only $1,245/Mo. Call (727)224-8690. 301. Clinical StudyIRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfort putting a cramp in your lifestyle? Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS, you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now. If you qualify for this study, you may receive at no no cost: Investigational medication for IBS; study related care from a local doctor; compensation for time and travel. Contact Joann at: Florida Center for Gastroenterology (727)544-1600 or email clinicalstudiesfcfg@yahoo.com for more information. 8250 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 200, Largo MISCELLANEOUS 302. Tickets 345. Lost & FoundLOST DOG: Miniature Pinscher, black/brown female, missing since 11/6, area of Rosery Rd., Largo. Heartbroken owner. REWARD. (727)470-9799. Lost Camera: Black Canon Point & Shoot, 11/17 eve. in north parking lot of Middle Grounds Restaurant, Treasure Island. REWARD. (727)593-5303. 355. AdoptionARE YOU PREGNANT? A Childless, Married Couple, (in our 30s) seeks to adopt. Will be hands on Mom and devoted Dad. Financially secure. Expenses paid. Nicole & Frank. 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 PREGNANT? Thinking about Adoption? Choose the Perfect Family For Your Baby Benefits may include: Free Apartment Free Medical Care Free Counseling Experienced Adoption Entity (727)421-2514 FL BAR #0967841 435. Adult Care & Svcs.CAREGIVER/ COMPANION 30-Years Experience, Excellent References. I Will Meet All Your Loved Ones Needs! Available for Errands/ Doctor Appointments. (727)259-4515. SENIORS DAILY ADULT CARE Enrich Your Daily Lives. Conversing & Interacting w/ Other Seniors in a Happy, Friendly & Beautiful Environment. Join Us Today! (727)667-2775 CARE GIVER Available Daily Visits, Outings, Appointments, Shopping, Travel, Errands, Pet Sitting. Honest, Reliable. Affordable. Over 20/Years Experience. (727)773-6293. 485. Help Wanted Ages 18-64 Medicare, Medicaid, Self Pay Not Accepted 6 Months No Cost(727)447-3434Southeast Regional Arthritis Center 112113 101013-1 EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807 EXPERIENCED Housekeepers wanted. P/T, Saturdays and Sundays required. Apply in person: Legacy Vacation Club 19607 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores RESIDENT AIDES Pinecrest Place, a premier retirement community, is seeking aides to provide daily care to our AL & Memory Care residents. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Part-time, various shifts. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or send resume to Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP SERVERSPinecrest Place Retirement Community is looking for mature candidates to work in our Dining rooms, to include Assisted Living and Memory Care. We have FT & PT multiple positions open; various hours including weekends & holidays. We are looking for candidates to provide quick, efficient, and pleasant delivery of food to our residents & guests, ensuring all quality standards of food service are being met. We offer competitive wages. Position requires Level II background screening; EOE; Drug-free workplace. Please apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. or send resume to: Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com APPOINTMENT SETTERS/ TELEMARKETERSMust Be Reliable, Fast Paced. People Needed For Setting Travel Club Appointments. Weekly Pay $8-$10 Per Hour Or Commission 26-35 Hrs/ Wk. Apply In Person; Sun-Thurs, 3-9. (727)393-6000 Ext. 0. American Travel, 9466 Seminole Blvd. COOK/ BAKER Pinecrest Place Retirement Community Located in Largo is Seeking Candidates for PT Cook/ Baker Position. Are You Looking for Extra Money for the Holidays? If So, We Are Looking For Temporary Part Time Help on our Culinary Staff. Applicants Required to have Experience Working With Food Preparation, Event Planning, Creativity and Motivation to Excel A Plus. Some Weekend Hours Required. Please complete an application at 1150 8th Ave. SW; Largo or Fax Fesume to 727-581-8409 or E-mail to Margaret.kristall @brookdaleliving.com EOE; Drug Screen, Background Check & Fingerprinting Required. EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER PT/FT. Seminole/Largo. Must Be Available Monday-Friday, 9-4. Clean Background. Must Have Own Transportation. (727)804-1116 THRIFT STORE MANAGER II in Dunedin ----------------------Applicants must have at least five (5) successful years of work experience in a supervisory, retail position.----------------------$41,000 Annually Full-Time EXCELLENT BENEFITS APPLY BY EMAIL TO: Jeremy Buzbee Sheriffs Ranches Enterprises Director of Thrift Storesjbuzbee@ youthranches.org EOE/DFWP 072513 CLASSIFIEDSwww.TBNweekly.com To Place An Ad Call (727) 397-5563 Fax (727) 399-2042 or order your ad online 24/7 @ TBNweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon1-130 Real Estate Sales 135-290 Rentals 300 Notices 302 Tickets 305 Fun Things To Do 310 Good Things To Eat 315 Personals 320 Religious Personals 340 Happy Ads 345 Lost & Found 355 Adoption 360 Legal Services 370 Instructions/Tutors 375 Career Training 385 Beauty Services 390 Counseling 400 Health & Fitness 410 Massage Therapy 420 Babysitting 425 Child Care 430 Wheelchair & Sr. Transport 435 Adult Care & Services 455 Travel Services 470 Entertainment 485-530 Help/Work Wanted 535 Business Opportunity 545-582 Financial & Insurance Services 585 Auctions 590 Antiques & Collectibles 597 Coins & Stamps 599 Rental Equipment600-750 Merchandise to Buy/Sell755-805 Campers/RVs/Trailers 810-885 Automotive 890-915 Boats & Marine 970-980 Estate, Garage, Yard, Moving Sales Professional Services DirectoryClassieds Index PROSPECT TOWERS OF CLEARWATER 801 Chestnut Street, ClearwaterSENIORS 62+Affordable Efciencies From $450/month and 1 Bedrooms from $572/month INCLUDING ALL UTILITIES AND BASIC CABLE Small Pets Welcomed. 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6B Professional Services Beacon, November 28, 2013 PROFESSIONALSERVICES CASH PAID727.641.0903CALL 7:00 A.M. TO 10:00 P.M. GOLD, SILVER, JEWELRY, WATCHES, ANTIQUES, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, FISHING EQUIPMENT, KNIVES AND MORE. ONE ITEM OR ENTIRE ESTATE. WE COME TO YOU.110713 To Place An Ad Call 397-5563 Fax 399-204224 Hour Classieds www.tbnweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon 505. Part-Time Help 485. Help Wanted 525. Medical Help 535. Business Opportunities 660. Wanted to Buy 885. Autos Wanted 915. Boat-Marine Svc. EXPERIENCED HAIRSTYLIST Booth Rental, Seminole. (727)398-6600. HOUSEKEEPERS WANTED For beach resort condos. Full or part time. Apply in person Tuesday-Friday from 9am-3pm. RamSea Resort 17200 Gulf Blvd. North Redington Beach, 33708 Ask for Mariann or Carol. (727)397-0441. Background check required. FRONT DESK CLERK/RESERVATIONIST For busy vacation rental management company in North Redington Beach. Full time. Includes reservations, guest/owner services, daily accounting, reporting, inspections, etc. Experience preferred. Looking for mature, honest, reliable people person. Please fax resume to (727)397-8894, Attn: Julie Deliver the Home Delivery Independent Distributor Opportunities$800-$1,700/month Paid WeeklyOpportunities throughout Pinellas County Early Morning Hours Must be at least 18 Valid drivers license Reliable vehicle & car insurance Tampabay.com/distributor866-498-4637 LPN: PINECREST PLACE A Premier retirement community, is seeking an LPN. Candidate should have previous experience working in a geriatric environment and have a commitment to making a difference in the lives they touch. Part-time, Weekends Only. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, Send resume to Margaret.kristall @brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP. 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Furniture, Tools, Cookware, Household Items. 11496 Oak Lane. UNBEATABLE PRICE$! FA$T RE$ULT$!Sell Your Home In The Classieds!CALL TODAY! 397-5563 PALM HILL COUNTRY CLUBS ANNUAL FLEA MARKET CRAFT and BAKED GOODS SALE SATURDAY, 9AM-1PM DECEMBER 7TH North Recreation Center 401 8th Ave. SW, LargoBreakfast and Lunch foods available. 112813 Cabinets AC & Heating Ceramic Tile Computer Services Door Repairs Electrical HandymanWE BEAT HOME-CENTER PRICES 38/Years. Made in our shop. Reface, Repaint, Replace. (727)536-0859, (727)504-0953 Lic#C9362. www.cometcabinetsinc.com ALL WOOD CABINETS, Countertops. Reface/Replace. Free Estimates, Computer Design. 30 Yrs. #C-9055. (727)391-0959. MC/Visa/Discover. Kustom Kitchen, Inc. www.KustomKitchen.net Carpet Cleaning LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM & Hallway, $65. Also Furniture Cleaning. Carpet Stretching $50/Hr. (727)644-5848, (727)545-3855. CELTIC CARPET CLEANING $99 Whole House Deep Clean! No Hidden Charges! Snowbird Discount. Family Owned & Operated. Call (727)290-7326. Carpet RepairCARPET REPAIRS BY TOM Over 30-Years Exp. In Pinellas. Installation Available. Free Est. (727)599-1135 (727)588-1591 Carpet SalesQUALITY CARPET Repairs, Re-stretches. Wood Laminate, Carpet, Tile. Sales/ Service. Credit-Cards Accepted. 20-Years Experience. (727)527-1359. CARPET CLEANING DIVISION, (727)527-1088. Ceilings QUALITY CEILING REFINISHING, INC.Popcorn RemovalCracked CeilingsPlaster/Drywall RepairWater Damage RepairOutdoor CeilingsJob completed in one day with no mess! 100% FinancingLic. #CRC-1326471Bonded, Insured, Free Est.(727)446-3550Established 1979072513 Bowes Expert Ceramic TileWE TILE EVERYTHING! Discounts Available Now On Bath/ Kitchen Remodeling! Free Estimates. Insured. Lic#C-6341 (727)410-7281 Ceramic Life-Style, Inc. HUSBAND & WIFE TEAM Low, Low Prices! Repairs, New Installations. #C5760. WHY WAIT? Visa/MC. (727)399-0770 Pinellas Pasco Tile & Marble 33 Years Experience, Impeccable Workmanship, Floors/ Kitchens/ Bathrooms. References Available. Free Estimates. Lic #C-10361. Insured. Bob, (727)623-5504 WT TILE SPECIALIZING IN Bathroom Rnovations, Custom Showers, Floor Tile, Quality Workmanship, Affordable, Reliable, Clean. (727)433-4988. Lic#6368. Cleaning/JanitorialFREE ESTIMATES. If CLEAN Is What You Want, CLEAN Is What You Get, When You Call Georgette. (727)391-7866. AFFORDABLE, FREE Estimates Superior Cleaning. Residential, foreclosures, move-in/ out. Honest, professional, experienced. References/ Insured (727)565-9280. EUROPEAN CLEANING SERVICEResidential, Vacation Rentals, Move-In/ Out. 14 Years Experience. (813)408-9347. EXPERIENCED & HARDWORKING Ill Clean Your Home Like No Other! References Upon Request. Sebastian, (570)878-7737, (727)474-5402. NORMA JEANNES CLEAN Hardworking Boston Gal Will Do A Wicked Good Job! Excellent References. (727)559-1550. MARK EVANS COMPUTERS 50+ New & Used Laptops & Desktop Computers in Stock with Warranty. Repairs & Custom builds. 14/Years in Business, Thousands of Happy Customers! Expert service and quick turnaround time. No problem we cant fix! www.markevanscomputers.com (727)395-0069, (727)455-8450 APPLE & PC SERVICE & REPAIRSVirus Removal and Wireless Setup Experts! Call Rafe, Clearwater (727)459-3125 www.aaacomputerdoctor.com ST. PETE COMPUTERS 9150 49th Street N, Pinellas Park (727)490-7664 Computer & Laptop Repair, Virus & Spyware Removal. Tune-ups/ Data Transfer/ Upgrades. Refurbished Computers, Laptops. Visit www.stpetepc.com for Coupon & Hardware Specials. Onsite service available. We Buy Broken Laptops ConcreteCONCRETE N BLOCKDMQ Group. State-Certified Contractor, #CGC036131. Quality Work, Reasonable Rates. Since 1980. (727)637-5419, (727)393-7697. Complete Concrete, Block, Stucco & Paver Work, Driveways, Sidewalks, Patios. David Will, (727)459-9710. #C10222. MIKE QUARANTO Concrete Inc. 20+ Years Experience. Quality Service. Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks. #C-5640. Call (727)398-5160. 082213 Patio Door Repair Specialist I Get Them Sliding Again No Installations. Angies List 2007-2008, 2010-2012 Super Service Award! (727)733-4353. www.PatioDoorRepairInc.com DraperiesCUSTOM DRAPERIES & Valances, Bedding, Cushions, Shades. Your Fabric Or Ours. Since 1981. (727)397-5708. SewFineCustomSewing.com Dryer VentsCLOTHES DRYER VENT Cleaning. Help Prevent Fires! Winter Special Only $59! Call Alex Now! Action Air Duct. (727)365-8461. Insured. DrywallBLEVINS DRYWALLNo Job Too Small! Water Damage, Ceilings, Texturing. Free Estimates. #C-7872/Ins. (727)638-4342 ElectricalAffordable Quality Work 24-Hour Service. Free Est. Senior Discount. #ER0009230 STEVEN HOBBS ELECTRIC, INC (727)441-2788 AXIOM POWER LLC Commercial/ Residential Services No Job too Small. Great Rates. Never a Service Charge When you Hire Us! Senior Discounts. Lic/Ins. ER-13014804 (727)687-4452, (813)308-9328 Also Available Weekends. GABRIEL ELECTRIC Rewires, Repairs, Upgrades. 24/7 Emergency Service. LOW Rates!! Senior Discounts. Since 1986. Insured. #ER0010733. (727)442-0845 $25 OFF ELECTRIC WORK Same-Day Service www.ThetaElectric.com All Calls Answered. No Job Too Small! Lic/ Insured. EC13004626. Military/ Senior Discounts. (727)475-2923. HASENEY Electrical Services Best Rates in Area. 35-Years Experience. Present this ad for the 5% discount. Insured. VISA/MC. EC13001677. (727)441-8434 B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS We Have The Solution! All Electrical Repairs/Installs. Fuses to Breakers! Senior Discounts! #ER13012577. (727)512-4250. Furniture Repair-RefinBRUCES FURNITURE Repair, Refinishing, Stripping. Specializing In Caning. Dont Buy New, RENEW! Free Estimates. (727)439-7324 Garage DoorsFREE ESTIMATES! DOORS/ OPENERS Installations/ Repairs. I Fix It Or Its Free!! C-8821/Ins. Advanced Garage Door Services.(727)585-3525 BROKEN DOOR? Springs Cables Rollers Prompt & Affordable Service. Discount Garage Doors & Openers. Lic#C-10162. (727)784-8481 ANYTIME! GuttersBarnettAluminum.com Soffit, Fascia,Siding, Seamless Gutters, Screening, Patios, Awnings, Windows, Satisfaction Guaranteed. #C9302. Charles Barnett, Inc. (727)5282449. HandymanALL AROUND THE HOUSE! Insallations, Repairs, Since 1972. Lic. C-9055; Insured. Free Estimates. (727)391-0959. Kustom Kitchen, Inc, www.KustomKitchen.net Don Bolam Enterprises, Inc. Carpentry, Refacing, Repairs, Doors, Moldings, etc. 45 yrs. in Pinellas. (727)443-3811. CRC057276 HANDY DANDY OLD MAN For all your around-the-house maintenance needs. Residential/ Commercial. GMAN, (727)678-5136, Info. YARD CLEAN-UPS Handyman, Property Maintenance, Trimming, Haul Away Junk, Gutter Cleaning, Reasonable Prices. (727)543-7066. RELIABLE HANDYMAN BILL 20-Years Experience. Free Estimates. No Job Too Small. 20% Off w/Ad. (727)687-4565. TRINITY GARAGE DOOR SERVICE, INC. Hillsborough/Pasco/Pinellas. We specialize In Garage Door Repair & Installation. Lifetime Warranty on Springs. Free Estimates. Bonded/Insured. Lic#GD13010. Lic#C-10827 (727)388-7898 102413 AFFORDABLE HANDYMAN No Job Too Small! Minor Home Repair. 30-Yrs Exp. (727)251-2957, (352)403-8468. ALL MINOR HOME REPAIRS 20-years experience. Senior Discount! Work Guaranteed. No Job Too Small. (727)422-2913. Experienced, Reliable Handyman Services. Inside/ Outside Home Repairs & Maintenance. Senior Discount. Free Estimate. (727)698-3938. HaulingCHOOSE 1-800-GOT JUNK? Floridas Largest Junk Removal Service. Homeowners, Contractors, Realtors and Property Managers. Get rid of unwanted items effortlessly. BILLYS HAULING Small Jobs OK. Yard/ Garage Clean-Outs, Small Repairs. Available 7 Days/Week. (727)393-7567 (727)644-6037 TRUCK FOR HIRE Debris Removal, Pick-up/ Move Items. Free Estimates. Very Inexpensive! Text/ Call (631)704-9333. Best Handyman In Town!Very Pleasant, Friendly, Cooperative & Most Of All, Best Job, Guaranteed! No Job Too Small, We Do It All, Just Call! (727)433-0604 072513 112813-4 EXPIRES December 6 Wondering How To Pay Off All Of Those Bills?We are looking for men and women to deliver FREE community newspapers in Pinellas County. Must be available either Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Experience preferred but will train the right person. This is a supplemental income. Applicant must have good transportation; preferably a van, large car, SUV or pickup truck. For more information, please contact Mr. Shiett at 727-530-5521.IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!051913 505. Help Wanted 505. Help Wanted Dig Up Buried Treasure In Classied(727) 397-5563TBNweekly.com OUTwhat you can nd in the CLASSIFIEDS!$35 A/C & Heating Tune-Up Special! Same Day Service! Credit Cards Accepted! Licensed/ Insured CAC1817421 velocityairconditioning.com (727)768-7882 HALES A/C SERVICE, INC. Reliable, Same-Day Service On All Brands. Free Estimate on Replacement. (727)398-5515. #CAC055503. www.halesac.com AC & HEATING REPAIR SPECIALIST UV LIGHTS, MOBILE HOMES, DUCT WORK, SALES, SERVICE, INSTALLATIONS. IHKSERVICES.COM LIC#CAC057961, INSURED. (727)487-4223 Alterations ELENAS ALTERATIONS & CLEANERS Professional Alterations of all kinds by Talented, Experienced Seamstress. Quality Work/ Reasonable Prices. 12679 Seminole Blvd. (727)648-4955. www.elenasalterationsfl.com Appliance RepairLORICCOS APPLIANCE SVC. Repairs On All Major Appliances & Gas Appliances. $20 Off w/Ad. (727)393-2774 SALES SERVICE REPAIRSNo Overtime (7:30am-7:30pm) Except Sundays & HolidaysREFER A FRIEND PROGRAMSOLAR POWERED ATTIC FANSDRYER VENT CLEANING & REPLACEMENTFREE SECOND OPINIONS & ESTIMATES TO REPLACEDUCT TESTING, REPAIR, & REPLACEMENTLOAD CALCULATIONS FOR PROPER SIZING TO DETERMINE HOW MUCH A/C YOU REALLY NEEDATTIC INSULATIONwww.AirFlo-ErwoodAC.comCAC1816535 (727)528-1227 100313 ACCEPTS VISA, MC, DISCOVER CALL: 397-5563 UNBEATABLE PRICE$! FA$T RE$ULT$!Sell Your Home In The Classieds!CALL TODAY! 397-5563 SELL YOUR HOME IN THE CLASSIFIEDS. SPECIAL BY-OWNER RATES. CALL 397-5563 TODAY! Kick off the year with Super Savings. Buy it from the Classieds! Call Early to Place Your Classied Ad 6B

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Professional Services 7B Beacon, November 28, 2013 Landscaping Home Improvement Painting Pool Service Roofing Sprinklers Tree Services BETZ BUILDING Contractors, Inc. All Phases Of Work. 35-Yrs. Local Experience. I-CGC036272 (727)384-0347 (727)644-8847 J&K REMODELING CO. Quality Remodels, Windows, Doors, Kitchens & Bathrooms. Free Estimates! CBC1253003 VISA/MC (727)798-8772 (727)798-8775 NEW CONSTRUCTION *Remodel *Repair & *Handyman Services (727)399-7991. Building Contractor, CBC1258212 XENN CONSTRUCTION LLC COMPLETE REMODELING Windows, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Doors, Flooring, Tile, Drywall, Trim. 19-Years Local Experience. CRC1326848, (727)460-3114 Kitchen & Bath RemodelTAMPA BAY CONTRACTING CO.Expert Interior & Exterior Home Improvements. Kitchen & Bath Renovations. Flooring of All Types, Sales & Installation. We Have a Pinellas County Flooring Showroom at RCI Flooring. Lic#C-10071. (813)569-7769 or (727)234-0650. LandscapingLANDSCAPING YOU CAN Afford. Stone Patios, Palms, Planting, Sodding, Clean-ups, Tree/Palm, Hedge Trimming, Stump-grinding, Xeriscaping. (727)319-8195. BACKHOE/BOBCAT WORK Sod Removal, Landscaping, Tree Service, Decorative Patios, Stump Grinding. We Dig Ditches! Lic/Ins. (727)595-0429. Lawn Maintenance, Landscaping, Sod, Clean-ups. Commercial/ Residential, Licensed/ Insured. Free Estimates. (727)415-4684 Hungry For Results? Try Our Classieds! 397-5563 We can take care of all your remodeling and cons truction needs .20-yea r s experience. C a ll toda y for a Free Qu ote.(727) 461-3 500Licens ed/Insured CGC1520909 0418 1 3 Gulf Beaches Remodeling & Finish Carpentry LLC Kitchen& Bath Windows Doors Crown MoldingDone Right at a Fair Price! Contractor #C-10597 InsuredJames Cormican727-417-2069110713 COMMERCIAL / RESIDENTIALREMODELING KITCHEN & BATH HANDYMAN & REPAIRS WINDOWS & DOORS TILE & CROWN MOLDINGMAESTRO BUILDERS (727) 688-1933www.maestrobuilders.net Lic #CBC1255491 QUALITY AFFORDABLE092613 BEST LANDSCAPE Design/ build. Plants, trees, sod and repairs. No job too small. 35/years experience. (727)638-9002 THIRD DAY LANDSCAPING Lawn Maintenance, Landscaping Enhancements, Irrigation Inspection, Horticultural Services. Free Estimates. Tim, (727)480-6453. Lawn CareA LAWN SERVICE YOU CAN AFFORD! From $65/Mo. Hedge, Tree, Palm Trimming, Leaf Raking, Clean-Ups. (727)319-8195. BEST PRICE LAWN SERVICE Mow, Edge, Trim, Property Maintenance. Free Estimates Lic/Ins. Call Kirk (727)403-8643. PROFESSIONAL LAWNCARE MOW Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Single Cut, Tree Trimming, Landscaping Cleanups, Leaf Raking, *Hedges!*, No Contract Required! Free Estimates! 25-Years Exp. 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SODIncludes Removal of Old Sod Lic. & Ins, Se Habla Espaol Prompt & Courteous Service(727)686-7268053013 ALUMINUM CONTRACTOR 727-528-2449 GUTTERS SOFFIT FASCIA SIDING SCREENING PATIOS AWNINGS WINDOWS FREE ESTIMATELIC. C-9302SATISFACTION GUARANTEED FULLY LICENSED & INSURED 022813-1 A. BOYD FARMER PAINTING Family Business, 30+ Yrs. Residential & Commercial NO JOB TOO SMALL! 2 COATS PAINT/PRIMER, POWER WASH & PREP WORK. TEXTURING QUALITY GUARANTEED SENIOR DISCOUNT(727)458-3650#C-8626 052412 AFFORDABLE PAINTINGBy Tim Barrett Painting, Inc. 20-Years Experience. Honest & Dependable. Insured. #C-9762. Owner Operated. (727)391-6694. SENIOR DISCOUNT!Local Painting Contractors For 31+ Years. Call John & Mary Leonard, C-4075. (727)595-8312. *INTERIOR, $35+ PER ROOM* Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Textures, Drywall Repair. Dobraski Bros. C-5352. (727)458-3477 Always Take the PainOut of Painting with TCHM Painting. For Free Estimate Call Tom (727)330-4611. Interior/ Exterior. Lic/Ins C10680. 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8B Entertainment Beacon, November 28, 2013 Family Owned 34 Years ExperienceLic. #C89023201 Tyrone Blvd. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710Cambria Silestone Granite Countertops 091913 Full Interior Remodeling 112813 Florida Lifestyle Gallery 652 Madeira Beach Causeway 727-393-1400Publix Shopping Center, Madeira BeachAlways Free Parking!Mon.-Sat., 10am-6pm Sunday Noon-4pmParticipant American Express Small Business SaturdayOUR THANK YOU GIFT TO YOU ... $20 GIFT CERTIFCATE WITH PURCHASE OF $100 OR MORE OUR THANK YOU GIFT TO YOU ... $20 GIFT CERTIFCATE WITH PURCHASE OF $100 OR MORECONTINUING THE TRADITION ... 18 YEARS AS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO SHOP FOR GIFTS AND DECOR! CONTINUING THE TRADITION ... 18 YEARS AS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO SHOP FOR GIFTS AND DECOR! 112813Some restrictions may apply. 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Chanukah also propagates the universal message that ultimately good will prevail over evil, freedom over oppression and light over darkness. In its Chanukah outreach campaign, Chabad Jewish Center of S. Petersburg joins thousands of Chabad centers across the globe that are staging similar public displays of the Menorah and its symbolic lights. From Australia to Africa, Columbia to Hong Kong, New York Citys ground zero to the White House lawn, hundreds of thousands will experience the joy of Chanukah with Chabad. For more information, call the Chabad Jewish Center at 344-4900. Winters Miracle on Cleveland Street CLEARWATER Ruth Eckerd Hall Inc. and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium offer Winters Miracle on Cleveland Street Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 to 10 p.m. The festivities kick-off with the official lighting of the all-new Capitol Theatre sign atop the nearly completed theatre by Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos, city and business leaders and officials from Ruth Eckerd Hall. The first 250 children (age 12 and under) will receive an exclusive holiday Winter plush toy. Presented by Bright House Networks, this free holiday festival returns for the sixth year when downtown Clearwaters Cleveland Street District is transformed into a holiday wonderland complete with Floridas largest natural snow slide, holiday crafts, train rides, inflatable attractions and an outdoor ice skating rink. Entertainment will include the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts tap dancers and live music from Tampa Bays favorite party band, Late Night Brass. Jon Bowzer Bauman, a founding member of Rock n Roll Hall of Famers Sha-Na-Na will be the Master of Ceremonies. Winters Dolphin Tale Adventure, located in the Harborview Center at the corner of Osceola and Cleveland streets, will be open to the public with free admission. Children will be able to have their photograph taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy the Hurricane Blizzard and the many educational exhibits inside. Families can participate in a scavenger hunt along Cleveland Street to win great prizes including tickets to upcoming performances at Ruth Eckerd Hall and the all-new Capitol Theatre. Other prizes include a register-to-win for the opportunity to be an extra in the upcoming film Dolphin Tale 2, an exclusive behind the scenes Dolphin Tale 2 family experience and exclusive Dolphin Tale 2 prizes. The festival will feature a variety of vendors throughout Cleveland Street providing holiday-themed food and refreshments. Holiday in the Park PINELLAS PARK The 11th annual Holiday in the Park event is set for Friday, Dec. 6, 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 7, noon to 9 p.m., at England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Ave. N. This community-wide family event will feature childrens games, entertainment, photos with Santa, hayrides, a childrens train ride and more. Call 541-0895 for more information. Theres Snow Place Like Tarpon Springs TARPON SPRINGS The annual Theres Snow Place Like Tarpon Springs festival is Friday, Dec. 6, 4 to 9 p.m. The festival area will cover Tarpon Avenue from Spring Bayou to Ring Street and Safford Avenue from Tarpon Avenue to Orange Street. The event includes horse-drawn carriage rides, falling snow and real reindeer. Take a Christmas hayride, do some holiday shopping or stick around for music, food and spirits at the main area, or watch an illuminated boat parade at the Spring Bayou. Childrens activities also will be available for families, as well as Santas Mailbox for all of your holiday letters. Holiday concert BELLEAIR The town of Belleairs holiday concert is Saturday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Call 518-3728. Christmas lighting ceremony ST. PETE BEACH Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church will host a Christmas lighting ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., outside the church at 107 16th Ave. All residents are invited to attend and join in the singing of Christmas carols while enjoying hot cocoa and homemade cookies. For more information on this and other church activities, call the church office at 360-5508 or email admin@pagchurch.org. Dunedin Youth Guild Tour of Homes DUNEDIN The Dunedin Youth Guild is hosting the 44th annual Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 7. The tour will begin with a tea served at Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church, 75 San Salvador Drive, starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. Guests can shop for holiday gifts at the guild boutique and with local vendors that will have a variety of merchandise for purchase. Five homes will be on the tour this year. Tour prices are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets may be purchased from any guild member or by calling 734-0394 and leaving a message. The Dunedin Youth Guild fundraising proceeds are 100 percent donated to schools, college scholarships and other childrens activities. Holiday showcase LARGO Enjoy an afternoon of dancing and singing Largos Holiday Showcase Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. The Tutterow Dancers, The Mcmillans, The Bates, The Indian Rocks Christian School Student Choir and the Strolling Carolers all will perform in the grand ballroom. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased at the Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. Visit Largo CommunityCenter.com or call 518-3131. HOLIDAY EVENTS, from page 4B



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VIEWPOINTSTom GermondStores sign makes the stop worthwhile. ... Page 15A. Recreation revenue raises questions By BOB McCLURETREASURE ISLAND City Manager Reid Silverboard told commissioners Nov. 19 that additional funding or possible cuts in the Recreation Department programs at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis may be needed when city leaders consider the fiscal 2015 budget next summer. The mayor has asked me when we come up to budget next year to be prepared to have a discussion about Treasure Bay, what we offer out there and what changes or how we can enhance it or add things, said Silverboard. The topic came up during a fiscal 2013 fourth-quarter financials report by Finance Director Christine Trovato. Her assessment of the citys finances was strong with the exception of the Causeway and Recreation budgets, which are operating in the red. The Causeway budget assessment was expected, due to repairs that have become necessary to the bascule bridge. The Recreation budget was in the red due to a drop in revenue resulting in $62,580 less in revenue than budgeted. Golf fee revenue was $24,552 under budget, and golf lessons were $6,342 under budget. Additionally, tennis court fee revenue was $22,011 under budget and tennis lesson revenue was $1,277 under budget. Are we having a decline in business? asked Commissioner Phil Collins. From a business perspective, does this mean these programs are making less money than in previous years? If so, why? Fewer participants, said Silverboard. I think our golf and tennis fees are very reasonable. What you have to remember is that we have a 9-hole, par-3 golf course. So the Sunday golfers arent as likely to use our course. There are just fewer people out there that are interested in a par-3 course. Silverboard said as far as tennis is concerned, the facility has the same number. MADEIRA BEACH Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4256 plans a Pearl Harbor remembrance and open house Saturday, Dec. 7, 1 to 5 p.m., at 19029 Gulf Blvd. at Johns Pass Village. Billy Wright, senior commander of the post, said plans call for a commemoration of Pearl Harbor Day with speakers and a ceremonial wreath that will be tossed to the sea. Afterward, all visitors are invited to a luncheon, tour of the post and the opportunity to talk to post members, as well as the ladies and mens auxiliaries, staff from the Veterans Administration and a number of other groups. Admission to the luncheon is a suggested donation of $8 per person. The Pearl Harbor open house also will feature karaoke with the popular Muffiaoke Show that starts at 7 p.m. Our main concern is helping veterans and their families, but to do that, we need more members, Wright said. Post 4256 has more than 800 members, but a great many of those are folks who served in World War II and Korea and now an older Vietnam era membership are dwindling, and within about 10 years, were not going to be doing much as a post if we cant replenish that membership. Wright touted the VFW as a means of connecting service members both past and present with a number of useful resources, whether theyre deployed or retired. He noted that his post has even adopted a local Army medical company at the Reserve Center, and had dinners for them prior to and after coming back from their deployment in Afghanistan. We know people will be coming armed with questions about their VA benefits, Wright said. 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Page 12A.INSIDE SPORTSRays sign four to 40-man rosterThe Tampa Bay Rays have added infielder Vince Belnome, right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn, left-handed pitcher C.J. Riefenhauser and right-handed pitcher Kirby Yates to their 40-man roster, bringing the total to 37 players. Also signed to minor league contracts were catcher Mayo Acosta and right-handed pitchers Mike Colla, Eduar Quionez and Albert Suarez. ... Page 17A.HEALTH & FITNESSMorton Plant offers programsThe Morton Plant Meese Bay Care Health System will offer a number of programs in December at various locations. Support groups and classes are free to the public unless a fee is noted. ... Page 18A.Largo Medical names new COOLargo Medical Center recently named Mark Mille its new chief operating officer. Miller was formerly chief operating officer at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg. His first day is Dec. 2. ... Page 18A. See RECREATION, page 5APearl Harbor remembrance, open house set at VFW postRock icon Chris Cornell takes the stageAlso opening this week is Josh Brolin in the thriller Oldboy ... See page 1B.Disney Animations Frozen opens this weekend at theaters Volume XXXV,No. 34 November 28, 2013 www.TBNweekly.com 3 Locations: Seminole St. Petersburg Clearwater112813BOB EVANS HEARING CENTERHalf the Joy of the Holidays is Hearing Them!Call For Your FREE Hearing Exam. Let Our Hearing Experts Help You Hear All The Sounds of The Season! 727-393-3775 011713Lowest Mortgages In Fifty Years!727-394-2265Theres No Place Like Home. 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole 475-7866Look for our ad in this edition!090513Nadia ONeal, D.D.S., P.A. Call Today For All Your Dental Needs Drop in participation at Treasure Bay results in a $62,580 budget shortfall Photos courtesy of SEMINOLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCEAbove: Seminole Chamber of Commerce Board Member Laverne Welch of Grand Villa Senior Living drives the parade's finale, Santa Claus, at the 2012 Bright Before Your Eyes Holiday Parade. Below: Dancers from Tutterow Dance Academy in Largo entertain the crowd at the 2012 Bright Before Your Eyes Holiday Parade. Pictured from left are Katelynne Marley, Ashley Kadau and Emily Wisotski.Holiday parade set to roll Dec. 8 By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE Celebrate the season at Seminoles ninth annual Bright Before Your Eyes Holiday Parade Sunday, Dec. 8. The illuminated nighttime parade proceeds down 113th Street from the Seminole Mall at the intersection of Park Boulevard to the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., starting at 6:30 p.m. Around 50 participants from local businesses and community organizations are expected at this annual event co-sponsored by the city and the Seminole Chamber of Commerce. The parade was a topic of discussion at City Council meetings over the summer. The primary concern was safety, and the council passed stricter guidelines after foggy conditions reduced visibility at last years event and following incidents at parades in other cities. Safety first and then fun, said Mayor Leslie Waters at the Aug. 13 council meeting. The new guidelines focus on requiring improved illumination of all participants. Vehicles must be lit on all sides and those walking in the parade are required to be illuminated as well. The chamber will have a limited number of glow necklaces on hand for those who show up with no illumination. The council also decided to slow down the parades pacing Several mandatory meetings conveyed the stricter guidelines to all participants prior to this years parade. We really take the safety issue seriously, said Gretchen CainWells, the chambers Chief of Operations. The parade was founded in the 1960s, initially held the morning after Thanksgiving, Cain-Wells said. The idea was to attract more shoppers to the mall on Black Friday. Then nearly a decade ago, the city decided to change the parades format and move it to a lighted area. We changed it up nine years ago to generate some excitement, Cain-Wells said. Thousands of spectators both young and old line up to view the parade each year, she said. Were all kids at Christmas, she added. Cain-Wells said residents can expect a lot of creativity from the parades participants. There are some really cool decorations, she said. People find really inventive ways to decorate. The Seminole High School marching band also will perform. Because whats a parade without a band? said Cain-Wells. This years sponsors include Realty Executives, Adamo & Associates, Bright House Networks, Alexander Spine Center, Capo de Monte Italian Market, Pipos Caf and the Womens Leadership Council. For more information about the parade or other chamber events, visit www.seminolechamber.net.Fun on the sandTennis courts to get upgrade By BOB McCLURETREASURE ISLAND Residents who play regularly on the citys asphalt tennis and basketball courts at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis will see some noticeable improvement in the weeks to come. City commissioners passed a resolution Nov. 19 approving $13,900 for the resurfacing of the courts, which is necessary due to exposed mesh, cracks, low sports and fading of the surface. The work will be done by Welch Tennis Courts of Sun City, Fla., one of four Florida companies recommended on the United States Tennis Associations website. Commissioner Alan Bildz asked when the last time the city resurfaced the basketball courts. Recreation Director Cathy Hayduke said it was about seven or eight years ago. And the tennis courts are done every three or four years? Bildz asked. No, said Hayduke. Theyre actually redone every five years because theyre on LOISS funds. Theyre anywhere from 5 to 7 years. See COURTS, page 9AStorm drain replacement OKd By MELINDA GREENEREDINGTON BEACH One area of town may soon get some relief from the threat of flooding. The Town Commission, at the Nov. 19, workshop and meeting, agreed to solicit bids and information from companies for the replacement of a faulty storm drain located near 155th Avenue and Redington Drive. Money from the towns stormwater fund would be used to pay for the project, a line item, the town had anticipated when drawing up the 2013-14 budget. The winter months bring lower tides making for more favorable conditions of this type. The drains outflow pipe empties into a forest of mangroves blocking water from emptying into Boca Ciega Bay and allows the pipe to become clogged with sand. The 12-inch wide, 120-foot long pipe currently in place is undersized, outdated in design and due to its locale fills with sand, rendering it all but useless. Simply getting rid of the offending mangroves is not an option, however. Mark Davis, the towns public works director said, With some of the laws we have, we cant go in and just start ripping mangroves out. A possible solution that might also prove cost effective, according to Davis, may be to move the pipe to a location further from where the mangroves grow eliminating the need to remove or cut them. In any case, the plans call for a complete replacement of the drain, as well as building a seawall or bulkhead, currently lacking, in See STORM DRAIN, page 3A See VFW, page 9AConcert set Dec. 6 at the Mahaffey ... See page 2B.Photo by BOB McCLUREA couple dances to the music of Cornfused Nov. 23 during the fifth annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup Sand Sculpture Competition and Music Festival in Treasure Island. See photos, page 4A.

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The estimate given by Keystone, according to Davis, reflects an existing contract the company already has in the area, which would limit the mobilization of equipment and result in a lower cost for the town. Mayor Nick Simons said he has also spoken with the four or five residents who live in the immediate neighborhood where landscaping between houses and a limited area of mangroves will need to be cleared. The residents, he said, seemed amenable to the project, especially as the surrounding roads are prone to flooding during heavy rain. Assurances were made that both the town and whichever company is hired will keep the neighborhood informed as the work progresses and will replace or repair vegetation that may need to be cut back or uprooted in the process. The project was to have been the final phase of a stormwater drainage rehab project planned by the town several years ago but due to a lack of funding was never completed at that time. The commission agreed to solicit additional bids and discuss the findings at its January meeting. In other news, a neighbor-versus-neighbor squabble that threatens to involve the town appears to be brewing. Attorney Robert Buesing of the Tampa law firm Trenan and Kemker came before the commission for alleged building code violations on the part of a resident who is in the process of building a large beachfront home on Gulf Boulevard. Buesing has been hired to represent Hayward and Jackie Chapman, the couple living in the home adjacent to the property in question and owned by Douglas Backman, at 15912 Gulf Blvd. The Chapmans contend the walls surrounding the house, as well as the metalwork atop the walls, exceed the height limits set by the town and obstruct the view of oncoming traffic on Gulf Boulevard. It puts my lady, Jackie Chapman, at risk every time she pulls out of her driveway. She could get killed, Buesing said. To this end, the Chapmans consulted an engineer to survey the property. The findings of this particular survey concluded that the buildings peripheral exterior wall, an area at the rear of the building, as well as the height of the roof, all exceed the limits set by the town. Glenn Wardell, the division manager for the Pinellas County Building Services, replied in a memo, that the property complies with all state and local building codes, including the 6-foot high fence, which he says, is precisely allowed by ordinance. He pointed out the owner will be required to provide a survey showing compliance with all required setbacks. Town Attorney Brandon Huffman declined Buesings request for a meeting between himself, the engineer and Wardell, stating he saw no efficacy in such a meeting and that any concerns regarding the property meeting the code compliance have been adequately addressed by Wardell. Buesing proposed the town hire an engineer for a couple of thousand dollars to make an independent determination on the propertys logistics and not rely on Wardell whom he claims is not a professional engineer. Thats a very dangerous position to put the town in, he told the commission. Although Huffman said Buesing has alluded to a lawsuit against the town for the way it has applied the code in the current situation, he added, case law exists confirming that a towns job is to apply the code so that it safeguards the towns well being and thus cannot be sued for enforcing it in a particular way for a particular property. I dont see liability for the town, Huffman said. This same property came under scrutiny last year when it was brought to the commissions attention that the town had erroneously issued the owner a permit, based on approval granted initially by the county, which allowed for a gate topped with elaborate ironwork. The neighbors argued that the wall and gating exceeded the limits of the code, and the commission rescinded the permit until the matter could be resolved. Seeking to avoid litigation, the town agreed to pay Backman $25,000 to dismantle and redesign the gate and its pillars by 17 inches. With this latest bone of neighborly contention, however, the commission took no action, preferring to wait and see whether the Pinellas County Building Department issues a certificate of occupancy based on the final survey. I think some of the points raised about having a meeting might be slightly premature until we find out the results of that final survey, Simons said. STORM DRAIN, from page 1A

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4A The Beaches Beacon, November 28, 2013 Art on the sand Beyond by Jonathan Bouchard of Montreal was the winner of the fifth annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup Sand Sculpture Competition Nov. 2124 on the beach in Treasure Island. Bouchards creation also won the Peoples Choice Award.Photos by Bob McClure Now What? by Jan Salen of Amsterdam, The Netherlands won second place and the Sculptors Award. Dan Belcher of St. Louis created Wild Card, which won third place. The Horseman by Chris Giunto of Keywest. Beached by Sue McGrew of Tacoma, Wash. Key to a Womans Heart by Dan Doubleday of Treasure Island. Chalk Talk by Marianne vanden Brek of Key West. Scattered Balance by Elianne of het Veld of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ascension by Rusty Croft of Carmel, Calif. On Communication by Benjamin Probanza of Acapulco, Mexico.

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Community 5A Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113 IS YOUR DOOR HARD TO OPEN? BEACON WINDOWSSliderRepair.com 727-641-8106 Worn Rollers & Track Corrosion Issues Broken Locks & HandlesAsk for LizetteLic. #C10506Dont Replace ... Refurbish!111413 www.YouTube.com/user/SliderRepair 011013Celebrating 30 Years of Professional Mac Perry, author and past Pinellas Horticulture Agent controls over 40 different Lawn Insects, plus Diseases, plusWeeds, plus your Shrubs and Treessprayed all for $57 up to 5,000 sq. ft. Includes Fertilization. Time Care Inc.Rik Dietel CW21All types of clock repair. Howard Miller Service CenterThe Watch Repair Expert! 215-8870www.timecareinc.com 022813 GIVE THE GIFTOF BEAUTY G IVE TH E G IF T OF BEAUTY 112813 We have our regulars, he said, but theyre just not playing as much as they used to. Weve done things like Glow Golf to increase golf use. (Tennis pro) Phil (Girardi) is very active in getting interest in tennis and (golf pro) Gary (Metzger) is actively applied for grants and gotten golf clubs donated. We just had a bad year last year. I think its part of a trend. Collins said the discussion was absolutely no reflection on the department. I think theyve done an outstanding job. What it is, said Collins, is perhaps less interest in using these facilities. To make them more profitable maybe, if it continues again this year, we should consider adjusting the rates. Recreation Director Cathy Hayduke said she believed the rates are fair and said weather played more of a role in the decline of use. A lot of last year was weather-related, she said. We had a rainy season and people arent going to play when its wet. Bildz said nobody is suggesting get rid of the golf course but believes a discussion on Treasure Bay would be a good thing. We have a par-3 golf course that nobody really wants to play, said Bildz. I think it will be a good discussion to have. Commissioner Carol Coward defended the golf program, especially the junior program. They have a great kids program, she said. On Saturdays, there must be 20 or 30 kids that he (Metzger) has got, teaching them how to be on the course, how to be polite. I think its a great thing. Its a great kids program and those kids are going to grow up. Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis is located at 10315 Paradise Blvd. In addition to the golf course, it features eight clay tennis courts, two asphalt tennis courts, one sand volleyball court, one basketball court, two shuffleboard courts, a playground and picnic pavilions. RECREATION, from page 1AAround Seminole Kiwanis, Rotary plan joint meetingSEMINOLE Kiwanis Club of Seminole will hold a joint meeting with the Rotary Club of Seminole at Seminole Lake Country Club, 6100 Augusta Blvd., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 12:15 p.m.Christmas bazaar set at Harbor Lights MHPSEMINOLE Harbor Light Mobile Home Park plans its annual Christmas bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety of holiday crafts, jewelry and other items will be on sale. Harbor Lights MHP is located at 9191 Bay Pines Blvd. For more information, call 3687730.Youth basketball registration beginsSEMINOLE Registration for the City of Seminole Recreation Divisions annual youth basketball league will begin Sunday, Dec. 1 and end the last week of January. Registration is open for boys and girls 9to 14-years-old. The season runs from January through May. Cost for the league is $80 for recreation members and $120 for nonmembers. There also will be a noncompetitive instructional basketball program for children 7and 8years-old. The cost for this program is $40 for recreation members and $60 for nonmembers. The basketball program is also looking for volunteer basketball coaches. Call 397-6085 or visit www.myseminole.com for more information.Freaky Friday event plannedSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., will offer a Freaky Friday event for children kindergarten through fifth grade on Friday, Dec. 6, 7 to 11 p.m. There is a preschool program available at the same location from 7 to 10 p.m. for 3to 5-yearolds. Decembers theme is Very Merry Unbirthday and will feature bounce houses, piatas, party games and more. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Admission includes one slice of cake and a juice. Call 391-8345 for more information.Community yard sale set at Bickley ParkSEMINOLE Bickley Park, 5640 Seminole Blvd., a premium RV and mobile home park, will host its semi-annual community yard sale Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents will sell an array of antiques, furniture, tools, clothing and household items. There are over 100 lots throughout the park participating in the sale. Water, coffee and special desserts will be available to purchase in the Rec Hall. Grilled footlong hot dogs will be for sale at the picnic area also. Funds will be used to help support events held at Bickley Park. For more information, visit www.bickleypark.com. Soccer with Santa event set at SYAASEMINOLE Seminole Youth Athletic Association will hold its 7th Annual Soccer with Santa event at the SYAA complex, 12100 90th Ave., Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Seminole Elks also will hold a basketball shootout. There also will be bounce houses, pictures with Santa, a craft fair, raffles, a silent auction and more. For more information, call 2353378.Holiday Illuminated Night Parade setSEMINOLE The 9th annual Holiday Illuminated Night Parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. on 113th Street North from the Seminole Mall to the Seminole Recreation complex. This event is co-sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seminole. For more information, call the Chamber at 392-3245.Sunday Musicale planned at librarySEMINOLE The Friends of the Seminole Library will host its next Sunday Musicale on Sunday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St.Philip Tropea, a tenor vocalist, will perform a holiday program. Tropea is an accomplished radio broadcaster, author, stage performer and crusader for romantic vocal music. This performance is free and open to the public. Call 394-6905 for more information.Breakfast with Santa plannedSEMINOLE The City of Seminole will host Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 21, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. Enjoy a breakfast of pancakes and sausages, a visit from Santa, a make-and-take-craft project and other holiday activities. Tickets are $5 and available at the rec center. This event is co-sponsored by the Rotary Club of Seminole Lake. Its open to children 2 and older. Call 391-8345 for more information.Winter camp signups underwaySEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., is now enrolling children in kindergarten through sixth grade for its winter camps. The camps will be held Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27, and Monday, Dec. 30 through Friday, Jan. 3, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants will engage in games, sports, crafts, and a field trip. In addition to the regular camp program, Seminole Recreation is also offering a cooking camp during the first week of break and a science camp during the second week. Cooking camp will include food projects, nutritional games and a lunch field trip. Science camp will include experiments in earth science, physics and chemistry, as well as a museum field trip. Recreation staff teaches all camps. Camp is closed for Christmas Day and New Years Day. Participants must have a valid recreation card. Call 391-8345 for more information.Kids martial arts program offeredSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreational Complex, 9100 113th St. N., offers a martial arts program for children ages 5 through 12 on Mondays, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. Master Ryan Dean, a 7th degree black belt Okinawan instructor who teaches at the Dojo Academy in Largo, leads classes. Cost is $45 per month for members and $67.50 per month for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345.Free swing dance lessons offeredSEMINOLE Free West Coast Swing dance lessons are offered on Fridays, 6 p.m., at Crystal Blue Ballroom, 10527 Park Blvd. N. Lessons are free for anyone under the age of 30. Call Renee at 698-0171 for more information.

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The Beaches 7A Beacon, November 28, 2013 111413 112813 A festive evening Photo courtesy of FATIMA RAPUANOMore than 500 attended the annual Redington Beach Wine Fest Gala Nov. 9 at Friendship Park. A number of local restaurants and establishments supported the event, which raised more than $10,000 for Redington Beach scholarships. Next years event is Nov. 8, 2014.Along Gulf Boulevard Beaches Chamber supports Small Business SaturdayST. PETE BEACH The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce is again participating in the American Express Shop Small campaign. For the second year, the chamber is an ambassador to the American Express Small Business Saturday event. Persons who shop small this week through Saturday, Nov. 30 can take home a $25 gift card courtesy of the chamber and American Express. Just bring a receipt to the Beaches Chamber headquarters, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, Nov. 30, 9 to 11 a.m. Limited quantities of gift cards are available. Limit one card per person. Holiday book sale planned at libraryINDIAN SHORES Indian Shores Library will conduct a holiday book sale Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m. to noon. As potential Christmas presents, books offered will be in good to pristine condition. Gift wrapping will be available. The sale will take place outside the Indian Shores Municipal Center.Masters swim program set at Aquatics CenterST. PETE BEACH Are you interested in participating in your first triathlon, but have little swimming background? Were you a swimmer in high school, but havent gotten into the pool since? Are you a top-notch triathlete looking for technique work and stroke analysis? If so, join a diverse group of swimmers for early morning workouts and coaches on deck at every practice. Try a workout for free your first time. Contact Christie Bruner to reserve a spot at 727-637-7913. Cost is $30 pool fee and $40 coaching fee due on the 1st of each month. Participants must have current U.S. Masters registration. Classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:30 to 7 a.m. at the City of St. Pete Beach Family Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.Book discussion set at Indian Shores LibraryINDIAN SHORES The Indian Shores Library plans a book discussion and lunch with Tim McGee, author of Worthy McGuire, Tuesday, Dec. 17 at noon. The novel is a sometimes funny, often inspiring, tale of a D-Day survivor returning to Normandy to keep a solemn promise, with his troubled family in tow. After the discussion, library volunteers will offer a meal of Normandy chicken, apple pastries, and Spam. The event is free to members of the Indian Shores Library. While Indian Shores is not a member of the Pinellas County Library Cooperative, everyone is welcome to join the town library just $5. The number of lunch attendees is limited to 30. Pick up tickets at the library by Dec 14. The library is located in the Indian Shores Municipal Center, 19305 Gulf Blvd. Hours are Monday and Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place in the Centers community hall. For more information, call 542-9742.Redington/Indian Shores boat parade slatedINDIAN SHORES The Redington Beaches/Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6 p.m. Participating boats should gather just north of the Tom Stuart Causeway in Madeira Beach at 5:45 p.m. Last year the total prize value exceeded $4,000, shared among the almost 30 boats entered. As in previous years, the boats will cover a route following the Intracoastal Waterway to The Pub restaurant in Indian Shores. The captains meeting for participating boats will be held at North Redington Beach town hall, 190 173rd Ave., Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. The awards ceremony will take place at The Pub, the major sponsor of the parade, following the arrival of the last parade participant. Major prizes, consisting of gifts and cash, are given to the top three boats in each category. The three judging categories are based on the lengths of the participating boats. Typically, the categories break at approximately under 25 feet, 25 to 35 feet, and over 35 feet. The committee tries to put equal numbers of boats in each category. Prize donations were received last year from over 55 local businesses, such as the Salt Rock Grill Restaurant, Wilson Realty, Park Circle Bed and Breakfast and the Doubletree Beach Resort. Additionally, every boat that enters receives a gift, chosen by the committee as a remembrance of their participation. Entry forms for the parade are available now at the town halls and websites of the participating towns. Entry forms will also be distributed to local marinas for boaters to pick up. For further information, call Dave Will, committee chairman, at 459-9710.Beaches Chamber seeks business nominationsST. PETE BEACH The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its business of the year awards that will be announced at its annual dinner Thursday, Jan. 9 at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort. Categories of consideration include: nonprofit 501(c) 3), women/minority-owned, small business (1-20 employees or less), medium business, (21-100 employees) and large business (over 100 employees). Application forms are available at www.tampabaybeaches.com and faxed to (727) 360-2233 or emailed to Jennifer@TampaBayBeaches.com. Members of the chamber are eligible to submit nominations. Deadline to submit is Dec. 6.SPB offers BOGO deal on aquatic membershipsST. PETE BEACH The St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center ism offering a buy one-get one free deal on its six-month memberships. The offer is valid from Jan. 1 to March 1. The offer is valid on the purchase of a child, adult, senior or family 6-month pass. For more information visit www.spbrec.com or call 363-9264.

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PETE BEACH Water aerobics classes are available at the citys Family Aquatic Center Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. The cost is $5 for city residents and $6 for nonresidents. The program accepts Silver Sneakers members. For more information visit www.spbrec.com or call 363-9264.South Pasadena plans Best of Lights contestSOUTH PASADENA The city of South Pasadena is conducting a Best of Lights Contest for 2013. All businesses, homeowners and multi-family complexes (condominiums, mobile home parks, etc.) are invited to display lights during the holidays for consideration. Lights can be placed on the store front or the exterior and need to be visible from the street. Holiday signs, window painting and twinkling lights are allowed. There will be two winners in each category: first place and first runner-up. First place winners will receive a framed award certification and an official yard sign. Runners up will receive certificates. The first-place winners and runners-up will be selected by the Beautification Committee on Dec. 12. Signs and certificates will be presented at the citys regular commission meeting on Jan. 14. The citys cable channel 615 will display winners names throughout the holiday season.Christmas lighting ceremony plannedST. PETE BEACH Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church will host a Christmas lighting ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., outside the church at 107 16th Ave. All residents are invited to attend and join in the singing of Christmas carols while enjoying hot cocoa and homemade cookies. For more information on this and other church activities, call the church office at 360-5508 or email admin@pagchurch.org.Friends of Library plans silent auctionST PETE BEACH The Friends of the St Pete Beach Library are accepting bids for its annual silent auction for holiday book baskets. Bidding will continue through Friday, Dec. 13, at the library, 353 75th Ave. This year there are 13 holiday baskets. Bids start at $15. Themes for the baskets are childrens books and toys, Chanukah mysteries, Florida authors (including several autographed books), Civil War, World Wars I and II, holiday books and cookbooks. The library is open Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.SPB seeks entries for holiday paradesST. PETE BEACH Entries are being accepted for the St Pete Beach and South Pasadena holiday lighted boat parade scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. The event starts at the Blind Pass Bridge and heads south to the Bayway Bridge. There are cash and other prizes available to winning entries. Entry is free. Also, the St. Pete Beach land parade is back and will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m. Parade route and application for entry is on the St Pete Beach Recreation Departments website at www.spbrec.com. Category awards will be given out. Entries are limited. To register your boat or get more information contact Mandy Edmunds at 3639245 or a.edmunds@stpetebeach.org.St. Pete Beach slates day trips for seniorsST. PETE BEACH The St. Pete Beach Community Center has five new senior excursions on the schedule this fall. The trips are a way for local seniors to travel with their friends and see various amenities around the area. The remaining fall schedule is as follows: Dec. 13, shopping at the International Mall in Tampa; and Dec. 20, holiday lights at Botanical Gardens and Largo Central Park. All excursions will depart from the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Trip times vary. All participants must preregister by the Wednesday prior to the excursion. Each trip is $12 for residents of St. Pete Beach and $15 for nonresidents. For more information, visit www.spbrec.com or call 363-9245.Safe boating class offered in MadeiraMADEIRA BEACH The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-3 plans monthly safe boating classes through the end of the year at its headquarters at 299 Boca Ciega Drive. Classes meet the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $40 per person. The next class meets Saturday, Dec. 7. The classes are open to the public and recommended for anyone who owns a boat, a personal watercraft, anyone interested in purchasing a boat or anyone who wants to learn safe boating practices. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1988 must take a boating safety course For more information, call 391-5185.

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Community 9A Beacon, November 28, 2013 101013 Welch Tennis Courts was the only company to present a proposal for the work. The proposal includes resurfacing and restriping of tennis courts No. 7 and No. 8, adding blending of lines for 36 and 60 feet. The resurfacing of the basketball courts includes the use of blended lines to add four 36-foot tennis courts. This will make the basketball court into a multiuse court for both basketball and tennis. The added blended lines will utilize the courts for the citys 10and-under tennis programs. The resurfacing and restriping were originally budgeted in fiscal 2013 but the project was carried over to the current budget year. Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis is located at 10315 Paradise Blvd. It features eight clay tennis courts, two asphalt tennis courts, one sand volleyball court, one regulation-sized basketball court, two shuffleboard courts and a 9-hole, par-3 golf course that overlooks Boca Ciega Bay. Phil Girardi is the tennis director and Gary Metzger is the golf pro. In other action, commissioners: Approved the Sunset Beach Civic Associations request for its third annual bonfire on the beach, next to Mansions by the Sea, on Friday, Dec. 6, 6 to 10 p.m. The event is open to the public. Approved the addition of a loan option for city employees on the citys Nationwide 457 deferred compensation plan. Approved $37,500 for design engineering and CEI work by Advanced Engineering for the 84th Avenue drainage project. Extended the area for Anthony Hutto to rent cabanas on the beach from 102nd to 104th Avenue. Appointed Pam Middleton deputy city clerk, in lieu of personnel director Jennifer Poirrer who has performed the role in the past.Photo courtesy of CITY OF TREASURE ISLANDTreasure Bay Golf and Tennis features eight clay tennis courts and two asphalt tennis courts. COURTS, from page 1Atime it takes to get their claims processed and approved, along with the tremendous backlog, which is why well have representatives of the VA here to answer those questions along with our own service officer here at the post who is an invaluable resource to our own members. Wright said he worries about the membership of the VFW because he wants to ensure that the group will retain a strong voice in Washington, D.C., to keep veterans concerns at the forefront of legislators priorities. Im a Marine Corps veteran from the late s, said Wright, At 52 years of age, Im also one of the youngest members of this post. We simply need more youth to step into the breach and fill in some obvious gaps within our organization and it is incumbent upon our Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to step up for their comrades and ensure that the organization continues its long and storied legacy of volunteerism, community service and assisting our fellow comrades in distress. Wright recognizes that certain stereotypes may exist in the publics perception of VFW posts, but he assured veterans and civilians alike that VFW Post 4256 is active in the surrounding community, seeking out ways to benefit the barrier islands in addition to those who have served.For more information, call 397-3767 or email hvfw1@tampabay.rr.com. VFW, from page 1A Third-grade field trip Photo by LORI DESANTISKeswick Christian School third-graders spent the day at Heritage Park Nov. 8. The students explored the old schoolhouse, ate an old-fashioned lunch and played old-fashioned games.Family yoga, hip hop classes offeredSEMINOLE Two new classes are offered at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N. Family Yoga takes place Fridays, 6 to 7 p.m., and Hip Hop takes place Wednesdays, 6:15 to 7 p.m. Family Yoga is for ages 3 years and older. Strengthen family bonds and cultivate strength with this yoga practice that is especially designed for everyone in the family. Cost for members is $5 per person per class and $7.50 for nonmembers. Hip Hop classes are for children ages 6 to 10. Children will develop coordination, balance, and increase self-confidence while learning new and hip dances. Cost for members is $40 per month and $60 for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345.Lions Club plans Breakfast With SantaTREASURE ISLAND The St. Petersburg Lions Club plans its annual Breakfast With Santa event Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Lions Club Beach House, 9300 W. Gulf Blvd. Admission is free but those attending are asked to bring a can or bag of pet food for Santa and his reindeer. The pet food will be donated to the PetPal Animal Shelter. Those planning to attend should register by Dec. 6. Call Sally at 813-965-2534 or email LionSally@ gmail.com.Seabird Sanctuary has volunteer opportunitiesINDIAN SHORES The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, 18328 Gulf Blvd., seeks to revamp its volunteer program and is looking for passionate folks to help. General volunteers are needed for greeting visitors, feeding birds, grounds maintenance, working in the gift shop, answering injured bird calls and fundraising. For more information, contact Josh Thomas at 391-2473.Auxiliary selling personalized bricksMADEIRA BEACH The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary in Madeira Beach is selling personalized bricks to honor veterans. The bricks will be used in its military memorial wall and mural. Bricks are available in 4-inch by 8-inch and 8inch by 8-inch sizes. They will be engraved by laser and permanently mounted to the entire wall surrounding the mural. The bricks will display the name, highest rank, branch of service and dates of service of the veteran. 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10A The Beaches Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113FREE Medicaid Seminars To register and for more information about this free program, please call Law Ofces at 727-539-0181The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualications and experience. Also visit us at FLMedicad.com.Avoid being impoverished by nursing home costs. Save your assets, your house, car, and way of life and still obtain long-term nursing care. Keep from making the top 5 medical mistakes. New, up-to-date information for 2013 includes the most recent federal Medicaid law changes. Elder law attorney Sean W. Scott will show you how you may be able to: Finally, Answers To Your Medicaid and Nursing Home Questions! 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Brakes A/C Cooling System 112813 112813 Tampa Airport to Atlantic City Tampa Airport to Biloxi (Harrahs Grand Hotel)Tampa to Atlantic City Jan. 15 Jan. 18 Feb. 13 Feb. 16 Mar. 14 Mar. 17 Mar. 28 Mar. 31Tampa to Biloxi Harrahs Grand Hotel Jan. 12 Jan. 15 Feb. 26 Mar.1 **This offer is subject to availability and management reserves the right to change or cancel this promotion at any time withou t notice. Must be 21 or older to gamble and enter and remain in a NJ casino and participate in any Harrahs Resort promotions. Hotel taxes of $13 per night not included. Flights from Tampa to Atlantic City operated by Spirit Airlines. Flights to Biloxi operated by Republic Airlines, DOT approved and a $20 p/p air service fee will be paid at t he hotel upon departure. Florida Seller of Travel Ref. No ST39092. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-Gambler.Accommodations at Harrahs Casino Resort in Atlantic City Harrahs Grand Casino Hotel in Biloxi Flights Depart & Return to Tampa AirportTrips includes round trip airfare, room accommodations, transfers to and from the airport and one free checked bag per person. ST. PETE BEACH The following events are scheduled at the St. Pete Beach Library in December: Computer help E-Reader Hour (staff help with Kindle, Nook, etc.), Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 2 p.m. I Just Got My iPad ... Now What? Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m. Preregistration required. iPad E-Books. Friday, Dec. 6, 10:30 a.m. Preregistration required. Adult programs Six Months in a Tent on an Arctic Island with special guest Rosamund Wendt, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 4 p.m. Book discussion group Book: The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m. Film: The Perfect Storm, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. Childrens programs Mother Goose Story Time, ages infant to 3, Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11 a.m. I Want to Be a Skeeter Reader, certified reading therapy dog, Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 4 p.m. Monday Merriment: Get Relaxed and Loose With Dr. Seuss, stories and activities, Monday, Dec. 23, 1 to 3 p.m.; Calendar Chaos, Monday, Dec. 30, 1 to 3 p.m. The library will close early at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24, and will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas). The library is located at 365 73rd Ave., St. Pete Beach. Call 363-9238 or visit www.stpete beach.org for more details. MADEIRA BEACH The following events are scheduled in December at the Gulf Beaches Public Library, 200 Municipal Drive: Computer classes All classes at 1 p.m. Persons bringing laptops shoulkd set it up before class begins. Email class, Wednesday, Dec. 11. Open forum, Monday, Dec. 16. Internet class, Wednesday, Dec.18. Facebook, Monday, Dec. 23. Adult programs International Film Movement, La Sirga, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 4 p.m. Investment Club, Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. Join a group of experienced investors in an exchange of ideas about the current market and investment opportunities. Scrabble, Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m. Writers Group, Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon, All writers welcome. Bring a few pages of your work in progress to be critiqued by the group. Conversational French class, Thursdays, Dec. 5 and 12. Beginners, 10 to 11 a.m.; French speakers, 11 a.m. to noon. Book groups Chatterbooks, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. A Mountain of Crumbs: A Memoir by Elena Gorokhova. Childrens programs Baby and Me Storytime, infant to 2 years, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Short stories, puppets, songs and finger plays followed by baby play and good times. Wild Things Storytime and Art Class, ages 2-4, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Stories, puppets, songs, finger plays, followed by an art/craft class at 11 a.m. Happy Hour Library Time, ages 3-7, Fridays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Read to a pet therapy dog. Hear Ms. T read a holiday book, and play a board game afterward. December is Bingo month. For more information, call 391-2828.Gulf Beaches Library events St. Pete Beach Library events Winning boatsPhotos by MIKE GRIESEMERLeft: Larry Waters Polar Beer was the winner of best decorated boat in the 14to 22-foot class during the 17th annual Veterans Boat Parade Nov. 9 in Madeira Beach. Waters boat also won the Peoples Choice Award and the American Legion Post 273 Award. Right: Boat No. 120, owned by Ann Rasmussen and Pam Knowing, was the winner in the 23-foot and above class.

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11A Beacon, November 28, 2013 112813 Many things go into making a community a place where people want to live. There are community action groups to help effect change, hospitals to care for us when were sick, and schools to educate police department, a fire department and us to keep us safe. Yet, there is another community building block that improves our quality of life: small business. Robin Sollie, the executive director of the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce, said she has no doubt how important small business is to our everyday lives. Generally speaking small business is vital to our community and our economy, she said. If you took a snapshot of a community, then visualized that community with no small business, people would move out of that place. Much of what the community has to offer is what small business has to offer. Sollie pointed out that a small business such as a hair salon is important to any community or a gas station or the corner store. She said they are what keep people in their communities and close to home. I can tell you the majority of businesses along the beaches are small businesses with five employees or fewer, she said. They provide a tax base that is very vital. In fact that is the case throughout Pinellas County. Statistics provided by the county show that there are just over 26,000 businesses in Pinellas. More than 25,000 of them have 99 or fewer employees and more than 20,000 of them have nine or fewer employees. Small business forms the overwhelming majority of business in the County. Tom Morrissette, the executive director of the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, said small business has always been the backbone of business in any community. Ive been doing chamber work for 25 years, he said. Small business always represents about 80 percent of the activity. They are the people creating new jobs, not only here but across the country. The Federal Small Business Administration defines a small business as one with 100 employees or fewer. Information outlined on the SBA website support what Morrisette said regarding the creation of new jobs. Since 1995 small businesses have generated 64 percent of new jobs and paid 44 percent of the total United States private payroll, it said. Then the SBA went on to outline what all that means to the local economy. When consumers patronize local small businesses they are essentially giving money back to their local community. A thriving local business will generate high levels of revenue which means that the business will pay higher taxes, including local taxes, it said. This money is then used for local police and fire departments as well as schools. Morrissette noted the people who start small businesses are people who must have confidence in what they are about to do. I think you have to be a visionary and you have to believe in yourself, he said. You have to believe you have something special and it is going to sell. They are definitely visionaries. Sollie agrees. I was actually one of those people before I came to the chamber, she said. Small business owners have a passion, a passion about where they live and a passion for providing something unique or something great. Sollie said the people who own and operate a small business have to be used to a roller coaster existence. I think most commonly feel they have a great idea and there is a sense of freedom to work for themselves, she said. But that freedom becomes limited when you cant afford the staff to give you that freedom. But they dont get let down; they muddle through it. They have great drive and initiative. They have to be self-starters; they cant call in sick. For some the reward comes with success and growth. Morrissette pointed out that not all small businesses remain that way. Apple started in a garage by someone who had a vision and it grew and is certainly not a small business anymore, he said. In Pinellas County, Piper Fire Protection is an example of a small business growing beyond the definition of small. Chris Johnson is the president and owner of the Largo company, which was started by his dad, Terry, in 1986. He was a one man show and when he got a job hed hire someone to help if he couldnt handle it alone, said Johnson. It was his dream back then to have one employee and three trucks. Today the company has 132 employees and over 80 trucks. Terry Johnson is retired now but comes to work every day to have lunch with his son, who joined the company in 1994. When I started it was just him and one part time employee, said Johnson. At the time we dealt with fire sprinklers only, but then we got into extinguishers and suppression systems. Then customers wanted us to inspect their homes so we got into inspections too. The company is now a full service Fire protection contractor. Johnson said it took some risks along the way to get to be the size they are today. We took on a lot of risks when we accepted some larger projects, he said. We wanted to grow and provide opportunities but we knew we couldnt provide the level of service we wanted if we didnt control everything in-house. Today we hardly contract out any of our work. As a result were able to react quicker to increase our market share. We recently sold our ten-thousandth-inspection account. It has been a whirlwind growth for us. Robin Sollie said small business owners she knows are not all about getting rich. Ive never heard a small business owner say they want to get rich, but they do have to pay their bills, she said. They are trying to make ends meet, pay their mortgage and look after their families and their business. Another aspect of small business is something Bill and Carol Brawner use as the cornerstone of their business; loyalty. The Brawners own The Bronze LadySmall business SaturdayDay helps businesses showcase their importance gift shop in Johns Pass, and Bronze Lady Home Furnishings on Madeira Way in Madeira Beach. We look at it customer by customer and try to make them happy and stand by our products, he said. We really take a lot of pride to ensure our customers are happy and their experience has been a good one when they are in our store. That is very important. And it pays off. Brawner says loyalty goes both ways. If customers have a good experience, then their loyalty will be there. They will come back and shop. Weve had customers tell us that they can get an item anywhere, but they come back to us. The word risk seems to pop up in any conversation about small business. Robin Sollie says risks are part of any small business right from the beginning. Small business owners are making a sacrifice, she said. They left full time jobs and now they are going to work for themselves to keep businesses open and to make ends meet. In the past five years or so, with the economy the way it was, small business owners had to learn how to do more with less. Generally small business owners run and manage the store from open to close. I would not call them special people but I will say it takes a special person to have an idea and take the risk and sustain it. Morrissette said potential small business owners have to be mindful of the risks and not do anything foolish when they start out. They have to be aware of the reality. I think you have to be careful in starting a new business or a new idea, he said. There are funding organizations that will help get business off the ground. They wont all make it because there is the risk in any small business. Knowing that, Morrissette says potential owners should be careful where they get their start-up money. People will mortgage their house or use their 401K and could lose, he said. Dont take your life savings; dont put those important assets on the line when you are starting a small business. There are always going to be risks, but there are some you just dont want to take. The Small Business Administration has a program designed to help start-ups, and minimize the risks, according to Morrissette. It is called SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, he said. We can get two SCORE representatives to come to the chamber for free and help start up a business. As well Morrissette said lately banks are beginning to again finance small business. Have a good business plan and they will support it, he said. Small business has found a way to bring itself to the top of conusmers mind. They have gotten together all over the country and created Small Business Saturday. It is an annual event, always on the Saturday after Black Friday. Black Friday is the day for large national retailers, Cyber Monday is for online retailers and now Small Business Saturday, this year on Nov. 30. The intent is to have small business take ownership of the day with heavy promotional activity. It is a day when small business can showcase what makes it different; the unique items, customer service and loyalty. Last year President Obama championed Small Business Saturday by taking his daughter shopping at an independent bookstore in Arlington, Va. What does it all mean for future of small business? Morrissette mentioned a sector is helping make the future look bright in Pinellas County. We have a lot of medical device companies starting up, he said. They are starting to grow and I think they are going to have an impact. Health care is big in Pinellas County and they provide good paying jobs. We have one new company that is making the tiny plastic tubing that hospitals use in blood transfusions. As for the overall future of small business; Morrissette said it is as good as it has always been. As long as there are people who have a grain of an idea there will always be small business, he said.Bill and Carol Brawner are owners of The Bronze Lady in Johns Pass. They are with their dogs Bella, left, and Bailey. Tom Morrissette Robin Sollie

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12A Schools Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113 112813 ST. PETERSBURG Three members of the Tampa Bay Rays Matt Joyce, Brandon Gomes and Jake McGee will serve as honorary cochairs for the Pinellas Education Foundations Ties and Tennis Shoes Gala at Tropicana Field on Dec. 6. Proceeds from the event will increase the number of scholarships available to help deserving Pinellas students attend college or technical school through the Foundations Take Stock in Children Scholarship program. This whimsical evening, where women dress in cocktail attire but complete their look with tennis shoes, will feature dinner, a Tis the Season Shoppes where a variety of vendors will sell gifts of all kinds, a silent auction, craft beer tables (with drink ticket purchase), as well as an inflatable obstacle course, jousting, table tennis, battle bots, slap shot hockey, baseball, basketball and more. General admission tickets are $35 with entrance to the event at 7 p.m. VIP tickets are $125 with entrance at 6 p.m. There will be no tickets sold at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.tiesandtennisshoes.com After the Friday night fun, enjoy a Saturday morning run at Tropicana Field. Take part in the Foundations Ties and Tennis Shoes 5K Run/Walk, one-mile fun run or kids dash. Registration is at 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 7 with the run at 7:30 a.m. Participants will cross the finish line on the field on Rays Vision. Cost is $30 to register until Dec. 1 and $35 after with proceeds going to the Foundations Take Stock in Children Scholarship program. Join or create a team by visiting www.tiesandtennisshoes.com. After the race, participants can enjoy the Santa Parade and head down to the City of St. Petersburgs Snowfest in Straub Park. The Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Foundation, Raymond James, the Helios Education Foundation, St. Petes Promise, The Tampa Bay Times, Bright House Networks, Clear Channel Outdoor, City of St. Pete and others, sponsor these events.Rays players to co-chair Ties & Tennis Shoes Gala Veterans Day concert Photos courtesy of BRENDA DANNEWITZThe combined choruses of Osceola Fundamental High, Osceola Middle, Bardmoor Elementary, Starkey Elementary and Walsingham Elementary schools honored veterans with a Salute to Veterans concert on Nov. 12 at Osceola Fundamental High.Village Square discussion at SPC to focus on Floridas weirdnessSEMINOLE What is it that makes Florida seem like the capital of weirdness? Why does it seem as if all of the worlds misfits, eccentrics and scammers wind up in the Sunshine State? And, more significantly, what can we do to preserve the real Florida the unique qualities that motivated so many of us to migrate here in the first place? Those are some of the questions that a respected Florida historian and storyteller will tackle at the next Village Square dinner at St. Petersburg College on Thursday, Dec. 5. The dinner will feature history professor and author Gary Mormino in a program titled Oh, Florida: Capital of Weirdness. The moderator will be Earl Fratus, associate professor of political science and history at SPC. The dinner and program will be from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the Campus Conference Center of SPC Seminole, 9200 113th St. N. Advance registration is required. The program represents a change of pace in the Village Squares typical menu of hot-button state and national issue debates. Recent programs have focused on immigration reform, gun control, FCAT/Common Core, and climate change/sea level rise. Oh Florida will be a somewhat whimsical but candid discussion of the challenges the state faces to preserve the last vestiges of Old Florida by a writer and teacher who has spent much of his career in that effort. Mormino, professor emeritus of Florida history at USF St. Petersburg, has written extensively about how Florida has changed in the decades since World War II. His seminal book, Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida, is a comprehensive social history of the Sunshine State as it evolved from the rural, backwoods culture portrayed in the books of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings to become the mega-state that it is today fourth largest in population, soon to become third. The Village Square is a forum for nonpartisan debate of key state and national issues that operates under the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at SPC. The Institute serves as a resource for academic enrichment, a nonpartisan venue for civil debate and civic engagement. Media co-sponsors of the Village Square are the Tampa Bay Times and WEDU. Registration for Village Square members is $25; for guests, $30, and for educators and students, $20. They can be made online at spcollege.edu/solutions, click on the Village Square tab. By mail, send checks to Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733. For more information, call 394-6251.School notebook Breakfast with Santa setLARGO The 22nd annual Breakfast with Santa will be Saturday, Dec. 14, 8 to 11 a.m., at St. Jerome Early Childhood Center, 10895 Hamlin Blvd. Advance tickets are $6 each or $30 for a family of five or more. Tickets at the door are $7 each or $35 for a family. The event is open to the entire community. Tickets include breakfast, face painting, kiddie-crafts, and a visit with Santa. Pictures with Santa, a raffle and a gift shop are available at additional costs. For information, call 596-9491 or visit stjeromeearlychildhoodcenter.org. Hawkins offers Thanks for Giving contestSAFETY HARBOR Courtney Hawkins is giving away a $500 shopping spree to one lucky teacher to say Thanks for Giving. Hawkins, SED of Thirty-One Gifts, has been a speech language pathologist in the school system for 15 years. She understands the importance of teaching and wants to give back to those who teach. The rules are simple: Like Courtney Hawkins on Facebook at www.facebook.com/courtneysingerhawkins and tag a teacher in the Thanks for Giving thread. Participants should be sure to include the teachers school and grade. For information, email Courtney@AchieveSuccessWithCourtney.com.Staples awards grant to Blossom Montessori CLEARWATER Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples Inc., recently awarded $1,000 to Blossom Montessori School for the Deaf under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. The grants are part of a philanthropic initiative created by Staples Foundation which allows Staples associates around the world to direct funding to nonprofit organizations that are focused on education or job skills. The program encourages local community engagement by awarding larger grants to organizations where associates are highly engaged in volunteering or fundraising.

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Outdoors 13A Beacon, November 28, 2013 HELPING FAMILIES MAKE THE BEST CARE CHOICES ROOTH & ROOTH, P.A.Gilbert Rooth & Susan A. Rooth, Elder Law Attorneys Offices located in Seminole Mall 11201 Park Blvd., Suite 21 Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-4768 WWW.ROOTHLAW.COM ASSET PROTECTION, NURSING HOME MEDICAID WILLS-TRUSTS-PROBATE, ADVANCED DIRECTIVES 011713 082913 103113 Tampabay Massage Therapy&Wellness Center, Inc.Healing Body, Mind & SpiritMA#56120 MM#24022 FSAs HSAs BCBS1 HOUR Relaxation MassageMonday-Friday We Specialize in Neuromuscular &Prenatal Therapy!Schedule an appointment at our website orcall 727-392-2458 If You Have Pain Why Suffer? WECANHELPWITH:Stress Headaches Sleepless Nights Back Pain$4995Some restrictions may apply see website for details.101013 www.TampabayMassageTherapy.com 7158 Seminole Blvd., Seminole Telling our readers about local business since 1977. Phone Don Minie at727-409-5252or email minie408@gmail.com Life of Riley Beauty Supply Company believes that locally owned and family operated distributors will faithfully service salons and stylists. Committed to Product Brands they offer innovative products that are readily available when needed. They want to earn the right to be your distributor of choice and want to be responsible for improving this industry for the next generation. We recommend them and like their core principles: 1) They treat customers and employees right Like Family, 2) Competitive pricing with a great variety of products, 3) Inventory stock levels above industry average, 4) They realize success comes when they help salons become successful, 5) When there is a problem THEY FIX IT. Questions? Just phone 727-865-4145. Visit www.lifeofrileyss.com to see all the name brands and services available. Open M-F 8:306:30, Sat. 8:30-2:30 at 12821 Starkey Road Suite 4900 in Largo. Excellent opportunities for entrepreneurs. For information on classes Mondays; Nov. 11, & Dec. 2, 10am-1pm, Phone: 727-865-4145.LIFE OF RILEY SALON SUPPLY makes living the good life easy & pleasant112813Owned and managed by four families. The 3 dads shown here have 86 years of experience in the professional beauty industry. Bay Life Pharmacies are locally owned and operated. Unlike chain pharmacies that focus on profitability, Bay Lifes focus is to provide familiarity and security to the individual. We recommend Bay Life Pharmacies because they do so much more than fill prescriptions. They provide Senior Services and you will always speak to a real person, not an automated machine. You will get FREE pick-up and delivery in Pinellas & Pasco, FREE Pill Box Packaging weekly to manage your medications, FREE Counseling & Consulting Services and FREE Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Testing. Bay Life Pharmacy is open M-F, 9am 6 pm, and Sat. 9am-1pm. This Bay Life Pharmacy is located at 3350 East Bay Drive in Largo, Phone 727-614-9933 or go on-line www.baylifepharmacy.com to find the Bay Life Pharmacy in your location. Youll find the staff extremely helpful and prescriptions can be delivered to your door the SAME DAY! Dont spend time waiting in long lines. Bay Life Pharmacy fills Prescriptions fast!Co-owner, John Watkins, opens the 3rd Bay Life Pharmacy in Largo Photo by ANN WEAVERThese two young female bottlenose dolphins, one that has been surfing wildly like this since she lost her little calf last month, are competing for space or spurring each other on.Dolphins wild ride from Punta GordaAn unforgettable brightness recently pierced a thickly overcast day the way Christmas lights infuse a dusky snowfall with cheer. And, as dolphins do so well, their bright escapade raised questions about what actually goes on at sea. Midmorning on that dim day, in the middle of the watery route we survey for the federal government, we happened upon six bottlenose dolphins. Their pewter and silver coats blended beautifully with the grays of the day. Two were mothers with young of the year. J is an experienced mother and kept her tiny 2-month-old solidly at her side. Stick, having a second go at motherhood, foraged some distance from her little 3-month-old. Her cavalier mothering could be excused this time because she had babysitters. The other two dolphins, Sticks age-mates Bet and Slightwin, securely flanked Sticks tiny twig and gently rambled around with it. All that changed when the broad and gleaming Ginny C, here from the community of Punta Gorda south of Johns Pass, powered up modestly as it cut through the dolphins watery patch. Her broad beam and captains speed created the perfect waves for surfing. The dolphins headed over instantly. Stick vanished under the bow. The babysitters vanished into its foamy wake with their charge. J and her calf swept in a quarter mile ahead. Though powered by the unhesitant dolphin opportunism, the ladies seamless coordination argues that they had to have communicated their intentions to surf to one another across those gloomy seas. There is little evidence that dolphin vocalizations clearly refer to something specific the way, for example, the sound of boat clearly refers to a vessel for navigating the waterways or Let us surf to the Narrows! imparts an unambiguous intention. Yet they all seemed to agree on something, for they turned and zipped over as one. Just as flawlessly, Capt. John Heidemann seized the moment and positioned us parallel but safely to the side so that I could photograph the dolphins gusty performance for the record. And performance it was! The two moms stayed next to their babies in the water, showing them how dolphins ride down the faces of rolling waves. Their breathing surfaces became cameo appearances between Bet and Slightwins spectacular leaps. For 10 minutes, Bet and Slightwin leapt more than 3 dozen times, alternating between individual and synchronous leaps just inches apart. They sure clipped it close! They even appeared at times to be nudging each other while airborne. Whether leaping alone or in tandem, each dragged one fluke in the water the way an athletic dancer always knows the distance between her and the dance floor. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver In my private life of dolphins, Bet and Slightwin already have celebrity status for their aerial behavior. Slightwin gave us the most magnificent display of dolphin aerial agility to date last year, when she performed or exhibited or executed or just flirted with the young bull PC in a small private cove via a brilliant series of nimble aerobatics. Bet has always been a jumpy dolphin, usually jumping as a form of greeting, though she stopped this during the two years she spent with her ailing baby Ballou. Bet has recently lost Ballou and her most frequent adult companion as well. Her best friend Face died in September under grisly circumstances; it is not clear that Bet knows this. But Bets first and only calf, 2-year-old Ballou, vanished within the month of Faces death. There is no doubt that Bet knows that the baby dolphin that had been at her side for 28 months is gone. Ever since Ballou disappeared, with a couple of exceptions, we have seen Bet surfing wildly as she did this gloomy day. It is an unmistakable change in her behavior. Dr. Barbara Brunnick of Jupiter has studied free-ranging bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins and killer whales extensively for the last 40 years. Upon hearing of Bets new found wild surfing behavior, she commented simply that Bet had found a way to cope. I am interested in the circumstances of Bet and Slightwins wild ride. Though in the same age-sex group (both born in 2004), Bet and Slightwin have not grown up together. In fact, for the last five years, which is as far back in the database I looked for this story, these two age-mates have shown the uncanny tendency to appear in the study area on alternate weeks. We have seen Bet 73 times and Slightwin 80 times in that time, but only together in the same group 22 times (14 percent of the time). Maybe their competition for space was spurring them on, and it just looked like fun to us.Dr. Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at annstats54@gmail.comor visit her website at www.good naturedstatistics.com.NOAA advises anyone who sees a stranded dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico t o call 877-942-5343 or 877-4338299.Outdoors notes Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon will be presented Thursday, Nov. 28, 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 5822100 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org. For information, call 453-6500.Guided hike plannedST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Dec. 7, 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 closedtoe shoes also are recommended. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Botany hike setTARPON SPRINGS A botany hike will be offered Friday, Dec. 13, 9 to 11 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. The free hike is best suited for adult participants. Advance registration is required. Call 4536800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org. Great Weedon Bird Quest setST. PETERSBURG The Great Weedon Bird Quest will be Friday, Dec. 13, 8 to 10 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Guests will learn to identify marks and behaviors of the island birds while taking advantage of this free guided hike. Binoculars will be available. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Brooker slates hikeTARPON SPRINGS A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will take a walk through time on a guided hike. Participants will have an opportunity to look at how the land has changed over time and discuss the ecological footprints left by those changes. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. All ages are welcome; although children 5 and younger may find this hike challenging. Preregistration is required. Visit www.brooker creekpreserve.org or call 453-6800.Hike set at WeedonST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 to 11 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Call 582-2100.

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14A Community Beacon, November 28, 2013 Marital & Family Law Divorce Child Support Custody Paternity Personal Injury Law Auto Accident Slip and Fall Wrongful Death Dog Bite Criminal Law DUI Defense Drug Offense Traffic Violations Expungement / Sealing of Recordswww.glaroslaw.com Se Habla EspaolPINELLAS PARK 5315 Park Blvd. N. Suite 3727.545.8633Pinellas Park, FL 33781TAMPA / OLDSMAR 13513 Prestige Place, Suite 101813.854.1234Tampa, FL 33635NEW PORT RICHEY 6232 Madison St.,727.938.2900New Port Richey, FL 34652 FREE CONSULTATION! Steven Glaros Attorney 090513 011013When you need help.helpforyourelder.com 110713 112813 Whats Sellingin Pinellas County Executive home on Seminole Lake CC 6th fairway. Updated with modern kitchen featuring granite counters, furniture quality cabinets. Hardwood floors throughout. Hurricane windows in the entire house.Tom CatoRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2BA/2CG Seminole St. Petersburg Treasure Island Seminole $355,000 SOLD Corner ground floor unit. Updated kitchen and dining room has tile and newer lighting plus ceiling fans.Caroleanne VoracRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 1BR/1BA $29,000 SOLD Turnkey waterfront condo. Many upgrades throughout. New tile, new fixtures and vanities in bathrooms. Updated kitchen has granite counter tops, solid wood cabinets and more. New balcony overlooks the Intracoastal and fishing dock. Great investment, rental or full time home.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 2BR/2BA $220,000 SOLD Great three bedroom home located in the heart of Seminole. Large open floor plan with the most incredible, lush backyard you will see!Justin HolmesHomes and Estates Realty SOLD 3BR/2BA $128,000112813 Call 727-381-7922 Ext. 11pyccmembership@tampabay.rr.com 6300 Pasadena Point Blvd., Gulfport pyccgolf.com 111413Pasadena Yacht & Country Club Fall Membership PromotionGreat Pricing!Now offering extremely affordable memberships for Young Executive Golfers 21-40 years.Now Welcoming New Yacht, Fitness & Dining MembersYOUR OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY THE BEST GREENS IN PINELLAS COUNTY Play Monday golf $50+ Tax Before 2pm & $40+ Tax after 2pm Call 727-381-TEES (8337) 2 day!Advance Tee Times John and Patricia Fenech of North Redington Beach, recently announced the engagement of their daughter, Meaghan Patricia Fenech, to Michael Charles Schaedel, son of Robert and Linda Schaedel of New Smyrna Beach. The wedding is planned for Oct. 25, 2014, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Largo. The bride elect is a 2006 graduate of Seminole High School. She attended the University of North Florida where she earned a bachelors degree in early childhood learning in 2010. She is a teacher at Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg. The groom-elect is a 2003 graduate of Bishop Moore Catholic High School in Orlando. He attended Florida State University where he earned a bachelors degree in economics in 2008. He is an account executive with Fidelity Investments in Tampa. Meaghan Patricia Fenech and Michael Charles Schaedel will be married Oct. 25, 2014.Fenech-Schaedel Pinellas shares the spiritCommunities come together to make holidays brighter for less fortunate By SUZETTE PORTEREvery day there are people who go hungry in Pinellas. The sick, the lonely and the desperate need someone to care. Holidays are an especially difficult time for the poorest of the poor. Fortunately, the holiday spirit burns bright in Tampa Bay. People from all lifestyles come together year after year to bring joy and hope to those in need. Share the Spirit serves as a clearinghouse of information received from businesses, churches and organizations who are working to make the holidays a good time for all. To add to this list, send an email to webmaster@tbnweekly.com.Food drives North Redington Beach The town of North Redington Beach is hosting its third annual holiday food drive to benefit the Beach Community Food Pantry at Calvary Episcopal Church in Indian Rocks Beach. The food banks wish list includes powdered milk, instant potatoes, flour, coffee, butter/margarine, oil and vinegar. Other possibilities are canned vegetables, fruit, tomato sauce, tuna, ham, sardines, spaghetti sauce, beans, soups, cereal, pasta and rice. Call 391-4848 Salvation Army St. Petersburg Salvation Army needs volunteers for the Pinellas County Schools Food Drive. The need is for donated trucks, drivers and loaders to pick up and unload food from schools. Pick-ups are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2-6. For more information, call Gail Stark at 550-8080, ext. 332, email Gail_Stark@uss.salvationarmy.org or visit www.sastpete.org. Pasadena Presbyterian Pasadena Presbyterian Church is having a holiday food drive in November and December to benefit the food distribution center that serves more than 120 families twice a month with groceries. Donations of non-perishable food such as canned or boxed foods and grocery store gift cards for turkeys are being accepted at a collection unit on church property at 100 Pasadena Ave, N., St. Petersburg, weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m. Call 388-4339 or visit www.pasadenapc.com. Suggested donations include soup, chili, stew, macaroni and cheese, ravioli, canned beans, pasta, rice, noodles, canned tuna, chicken or salmon, canned tomatoes, canned vegetables, canned fruit, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, salad dressing, peanut butter and jelly. Donations of seasonal foods also are needed, including cranberry sauce, stuffing, cake mix and frosting. Oldsmar Library The Oldsmar Public Library will waive late book fines through Dec. 21 for persons who bring a non-perishable, unexpired food item during normal business hours during the annual Food for Fines food drive. All donations received will be distributed to Oldsmar Cares to be given to needy area residents. Each donated item equals up to a $1 credit to the late feel fine. Lost or damaged book fees are not applicable. For more information, contact the Oldsmar Public Library at 813-7491178. Clearwater libraries All Clearwater Public Library branches are offering an amnesty period for overdue materials in exchange for donation of non-perishable foods. The offer is valid through close of business Friday, Dec. 20. Last year the program netted literally tons of food and goods for the Religious Community Services Food Bank. Anyone who has fines due may bring canned goods or non-perishable food items to any Clearwater library branch and present them at the circulation desk with the overdue materials if available. Staff will waive any fines due and the donated food will go toward a holiday charity food drive. For more information, call 562-4970 or visit www.myclearwater.com/cpl.Food and toy drives Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce The Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce is collecting food and toy drive for the holidays Dec. 2-23. The beneficiary will be FEAST The Palm Harbor area food pantry. Residents are asked to bring nonperishable food items and new toys to the chamber office, 1151 Nebraska Ave. Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue Tarpon springs Fire Rescue has begun it annual collection of nonperishable foods for their food baskets to help needy families put a holiday meal on their table at Christmastime. Food collection baskets donations are accepted at Tarpon Springs City Hall, Tarpon Springs Public Safety Building, Tarpon Springs Public Library, Tarpon Springs Recreation Center, Stonehenge Mobile Home Park and Tarpon Shores Mobile Home Park. New unwrapped toys also will be accepted at these locations. Local residents that are referred through the schools and community groups receive the food baskets. For more information, call 938-3737.Toy drives Marine Corps League The Marine Corps Leagues Morris F. Dixon Detachment 54 seeks volunteers to help with its Toys for Tots program. Those who want to help may call Ron Ashley at 517-6508. Toys for Tykes The 10th annual Toys for Tykes childrens benefit, Sunday, Dec. 8, 1 to 7 p.m., at Screwie Louies Porpoise Pub, 8701 Seminole Blvd. Call 393-7616. Hosted by John Sullivan, TJ Sutton and Lou Falco. Three live bands, Diamond Gray, Sammy Davis Jr. and a special VIP guest appearance. Activities include raffles, games and auctions. IRB Homeowners Association A holiday toy drive and happy hour, hosted by Century 21 and the Indian Rocks Beach Homeowners Association, is Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6 to 9 p.m., at Century 21 Beggins, 1511 Gulf Blvd. Toys for all ages are needed. Anyone unable to attend the happy hour may drop toys off at Century 21 Beggins or call Kathy Mac at 430-8974 and arrangements will be made to pick the gifts up. Toys for Tots The Oldsmar Fire Department is participating in the Toys for Tots program. Residents can contribute to the Santa program to help the less fortunate by bringing a small, unwrapped new toy for the Toys for Tots bin. Toys are needed for newborns to 14 years of age. All donations for the Toys for Tots program must be brought to the fire station, 225 Pine Ave. N., by Friday, Dec. 13.

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Viewpoints 15A Beacon, November 28, 2013Now were at Thanksgiving, and I will tell you what Im grateful for. Im grateful for the companies that keep telephoning me, expressing concern about (A) my hearing, and (B) the likelihood that I will fall down somewhere and not be able to get up. Its so grand that these unselfish persons have my welfare in mind. Im not sure how they learned that Im getting slightly deaf, which I am. I must assume that the DumDum Ear Drum Co. has access to my private files and learned that I was born just after the Second Battle of Bull Run and therefore am getting a little wobbly in my ears, knees, brain and God knows what other attachments I rely on. Or the Dum-Dum people may have canvassed my neighborhood, asking, Do you know of any doddering, rickety old fogies to whom we can direct harassing phone calls? One hearing aid company has offered me $50 in restaurant meals if I will only attend an hour-long lecture telling me why I should spend $3,500 or so on their newest ear-plug device, which is the size of a lima bean and will allow me to hear the sound of a Dalmatian belching at a fire station two miles from where Im standing. Such generosity overwhelms me. Its not my own hearing thats entirely at fault. Its also the people around me who dont speak loudly or clearly enough. On some days I can barely make out the F-bombs, oh-mygods and awesomes that form about 50 percent of their utterings. Im especially impatient with movie directors who encourage actors to speak softly, under the assumption that this will make moviegoers pay closer attention to the dialogue. It doesnt. Au contraire, it causes half the confused, frustrated viewing audience to fantasize the joy of strangling the director, his/her spouse and their favorite cat. My salvation, especially as I watch British movies and TV productions, is the captions button on my remote unit, which prints the dialogue on the screen. This allows me to follow the plot, sort of, unless its a British detective thriller. The Brits have a habit of resolving a mysterious murder plot by revealing that the dead mans widow had given birth, at age 16, to a daughter conceived with a London janitor who, in 1946, had stolen a Soviet formula for converting shepherds pie into an explosive that caused memory loss for anyone addicted to the Benny Hill show. TV captions dont help much in figuring out story lines like that. Ill probably buy a hearing aid some day, but it will have to wait until I buy an alarm button that I wear around my neck each time I collapse into a helpless heap and must signal for a rescue squad, a SWAT team or whoever else the vendor has promised to send. That happened a few times during my drinking days, but not recently. Even so, the alarm button sales force has learned that I walk wobbly when Im climbing Mount Washington and other uneven surfaces. To express their concern, the alarmists (my pet name for these tender-hearted shills) telephone me several times a week. When I pick up the phone, a mans taperecorded voice says, Mr. Driver, do you know that the odds are 28 to 1 that you will slip and fall flat on your keister at least once during the next six months as you race to answer stupid phone calls such as this one? And because you are old and decrepit, you will probably lie there in agony, unable to call for help. Is this what you want? We dont think so. So we are willing to give you a magic alarm button that, when pressed, will notify your local police station or EMS squad that An old, decrepit and ugly man has just collapsed and needs help. Within minutes, six burly men or women will force their way into your condominium building, find your unit number, and smash down your front door while shouting Were here, ugly old man! Youre saved! The tape continues, The cost of this heartwarming response will be only $95 for initial installation plus $53 a month for the remainder of your generally useless life. If you do not wish to accept our offer at this time, we will phone you incessantly until you give up your foolish resistance. I recently learned of a method to stop unwanted phone calls from persons (usually perverts) who dont say a word, but who just let you sit and listen to their breathing. What you do is announce, in a hoarse whisper, Its done! But theres blood all over the place! Then you quickly hang up. This should take care of at least a few of the phantom callers.Bob Driver is a former columnist for the Clearwater Sun. His email address is tralee71@comcast.net.Across America, the way we celebrate Thanksgiving Day is changing. While the traditional gathering of family and friends around the great feast of food is still center stage, and collegiate and professional sports still dominate the television schedules, holiday shopping is easing its way into the Turkey Day line-up It used to be that grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations and restaurants and, businesses that catered to visitors (like here in Tourist Mecca St. Augustine) were all that opened on Thanksgiving. Thats been slowly changing the past decade as competition heats up among retailers for a successful holiday season despite economic woes. In recent weeks, more national Big Box retailers have announced plans to open Thanksgiving afternoon and evening. In fact, it would appear that Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday, the traditional start of holiday shopping. (Your local newspapers ads will give you a heads up on whos opening Thanksgiving Day. You see a lot of familiar names.) And if national stores are open, you can be sure many of the local ones will be, too. In mid-November, the Florida Retail Federation held a news conference to announce the holiday shopping forecast for Florida mostly sunny a 3.5 percent to 4.5 percent increase in sales over last year. Given that the economy is on the upswing and Floridas tourism numbers are climbing expected to hit 100 million visitors for 2013 its hard not to see this happening. Florida Retail Federations Rick McAllister, president and CEO, put Thanksgiving Day shopping in perspective at that news conference. Despite some claims last year that retailers would ruin the holiday by choosing to be open for business, consumers showed that given the opportunity, they are more than happy to make shopping a part of their Thanksgiving Day activities. It is a decision ultimately driven by customer demand, and it looks like Turkey Day shopping is here to stay. So there you have it. Consumers generally want this shopping day and retailers need it. Store managers will tell you that this holiday shopping season is cut short by six days because the fourth Thursday in November falls so late this time. We all should want to see our retailers succeed because their success benefits all of us: Businesses in our community, our neighbors who work in them, and our communities at large. The more sales, the better the economic health of a community. And few of those sales this holiday season will be exempted from the states general sales tax, 6 percent on the dollar. What is collected in sales tax is revenue to state and local governments, fuel for improving our infrastructure that contributes to our quality of life. Florida is paradise. We dont want to lose that quality of life.Margo C. Pope is a former opinion editor of The St. Augustine Record.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told Meet the Press on Sunday, Democrats stand tall in support of the Affordable Care Act. Not in her backyard in the nearby delta counties, some Dems are trying to distance themselves from Obamacare. Last week, as Bay Area Democrats voted against a GOP House bill to allow insurers to sell plans that dont meet Obamacare mandates, Reps. John Garamendi, Ami Bera and Jerry McNerney joined 36 other Democrats to pass the Keep Your Health Plan Act by Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., in a 261-157 vote. The most startling deserter is Garamendi, a former state insurance commissioner who voted for Obamacare amid much fanfare as a freshman congressman in 2010. In a statement, Garamendi said he supported the Upton bill because every law can be improved. While the Upton bill has flaws, he hoped its passage in the House could lead to a good compromise bill. Garamendi is right about the flaws. Uptons bill might provide relief to some consumers who face higher premiums when their plans run out in 2014, but only if insurers want to sell old plans. ACA supporters reject it because it would undermine Obamacares everyone-in-the-pool mandate. As happened with Bera and McNerney, Garamendis staff declined my offer to talk about it. But his former aide, Democratic graybeard Darry Sragow, told me he assumes all three voted for the Upton bill because it was the right thing to do. If you represent a district viewed as competitive, Sragow added, you want to make sure that you acknowledge the problems that have been encountered in rolling out Obamacare. Problems? One million Californians will see their private plans canceled; many face steep premium increases as well as the loss of their doctors. Pelosi counters that those old policies were substandard. Maybe Pelosi can tell her San Francisco constituents they should say good riddance to their old health plans, but such talk wont fly in Solano County, Calif. Republicans have been sending around a 2010 press release in which, like Obama, Garamendi boasted that the Affordable Care Act means that never again will your insurance run out or be taken away from you when you need it the most. He is more culpable than most Congress members because he was the insurance commissioner, argued GOP Assemblyman Dan Logue, who is challenging Garamendi next year. He should have been well aware of the litany of woes Obamacare would unleash. Bera is a doctor. In a statement, the freshman vowed to keep working to fix parts of the Affordable Care Act that arent working. Three Republicans are vying in the Seventh District primary. GOP guru Rob Stutzman sees Bera as highly vulnerable. McNerney has the least to fear next year. National Republican Congressional Committee press secretary Alleigh Marre tells me the NRCC is still recruiting a challenger. Yet McNerney seems the most miffed of the Delta Three. In his statement, McNerney chided Obama for not keeping his pledge that if Americans liked their plans, they could keep them. Rather than trashing the old plans a la Pelosi, the former engineer sided with constituents who face premiums as much as four times their current charge for comparable coverage. Its more or less an admission of fear and vulnerability, said Stutzman, that they have to buck Pelosi that strongly and rebuke the very law that theyve enthusiastically supported. You might say they were for it before they were against it. Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@ sfchronicle.com 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 Advertising Director: 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 Beach Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl alundahl@tbnweekly.com Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comLargo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@tbnweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com General Editorial editorial@tbnweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563 Of hearing aids, fall-down buttons Drivers SeatBob Driver Three Dems who kinda deserted Margo Pope Debra Saunders Thanksgiving is more than just turkey, football I was curious what a little general store off Interstate 95 in South Carolina would have to offer. So I took the exit, glad to get a reprieve from five hours of seeing the rear ends of semi trucks, the remains of tires and advertisements for South of the Border. The stores shelves were brimming with jars of pickles, sauces and other products you wouldnt find at a conventional convenience store. It had character, was the way Id put it. However, the most interesting memento was not a product; it was the sign on the front door: If you wear your pants below your underwear, dont come in. Made the stop worthwhile. These days, you dont find too many retail establishments willing to make policies about fashion so clear. Politically incorrect? Maybe. Didnt have time to find out what led to the signage. Wish more businesses would be willing to speak forcefully about their policies pertaining to their customers dress and behavior on their properties. If I owned a business, particularly a restaurant, Id make it clear that I wont tolerate anybody abusing their smoking privileges on my outdoor patio. In other words, use the ashtray. Id post a sign that reads: If we catch you throwing a cigarette butt on the ground, we will make you eat it. Further south, I found another interesting sign on the bathroom door at a convenience store in a small town in south Georgia. It read, if the door is locked, somebody is in the bathroom. And when he comes out, I hope he wont be showing his underwear. *** To the five or six readers who responded to my column about help wanted for our trivia team, I appreciate your interest, but the piece was written tongue n cheek. Were not seeking members for the team. Not open to bribes, either. Brad keeps us supplied with cookies, which he swears goes good with beer. Dont feel comfortable about telling you the name of the pub where we play, either, because I can easily be replaced. The only thing Ive brought to the table lately has been my appetite. *** Always get a kick out of attending the Great American Teach-in. During the annual event, business representatives, government officials and others visit several classrooms and talk to students. On Nov. 21 I spoke to four classes at Frontier Elementary School, located southeast of Belcher Road. Spent much of the time answering questions. Good to know that there are so many inquisitive students out there who werent showing their underwear. They wanted to know where I got my information from how are papers printed, what happens if we make a mistake. In one of the classes, I told students I had to write a story about the Nov. 14 sinkhole in Dunedin. Shouldnt have went there; I was peppered with questions. What causes sinkholes? Will there be any in Largo? Can people be rescued if they fall in a sinkhole? Can sinkholes be prevented? This went on for 30 minutes. Who do they think I am? A geologist? Just kidding. The teacher bailed me out. Never have been any good at science; just ask the guys on my trivia team. I would encourage any business to participate in the Teach-in. The most challenging part of the experience for me was getting there. I got bad directions from the Internet and discovered I was in the back of the school. Thought I was going to hear the tardy bell. Hope to participate again next year. I much rather listen to those kids than the rantings of some members of our condo association. Im now officially seeking somebody to replace me on the board on the board of directors. Interested? Send me a rsum. You should know how to operate a firearm.Tom Germond is executive editor of Tampa Bay Newspapers. Send him an email at tgermond@TBNweekly.com. Tom Germond Maybe Pelosi can tell her San Francisco constituents they should say good riddance to their old health plans, but such talk wont fly in Solano County, Calif. Dont be showing your underwear

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16A Business Beacon, November 28, 2013 Sun Vista Realty (727) 902-1437112813Rich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI, E-ProCall 727-902-1437www.BeachRealEstatePro.comSold & Closed over $10 Million this year and still going strong!Rich Rippetoes Recent Solds! Call Rich to Sell your home! Exclusive Harbor View Subdivision Custom built 5BR/5BA/5CG waterfront home on 4 acres in Seminole! This estate is tucked away in exclusive Harbor View subdivision. Asking $1,759,000 Sand Key Condo South Beach Gulf side 2BR/2BA with over 1,300 Sq. Ft. Views of the Gulf and Intracoastal Lowest priced Gulffront condo at $399,900 Gulf Front Condo IRB Gulf front condo Spectacular 2/2 in a quaint 24 unit building built in 1993. Great investment property with 7 day minimum rental. Asking $329,900 112813 112813 4350 Duhme Rd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708For more details visit C21champs.com/MLS.Ad EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Real Estate Championswww.c21champs.comEach Ofce Independently owned & operated727-398-2774 112813 GREAT SEMINOLE NEIGHBORHOODThis very well maintained 3BR/1.5BA home is located on a large corner lot and is right across the street from the Pinellas Trail. It has lovely wood floors throughout with tile in bathrooms and kitchen which is a very durable and attractive feature. There is a spacious screened in patio in the back and a paver patio beyond that for great outdoor entertaining. Roof replaced in 2002, AC is 3-5 yrs. new, windows are double paned and temperature treated on east and west sides. MLS#U7582642. Dow. $115,000. MAINLANDS OF TAMARACSpacious Gulfstream Model, 2 car garage, 2 bedrooms with large closets and 2 baths. Bonus room/office off Florida Room. Hurricane shutters. Active 55+ community with large clubhouse, heated in-ground pool, shuffleboard courts and public golf course located within community just blocks away. Easy commute to Tampa and the Beaches. Property is being sold "As Is" With Right To Inspect. MLS#U7587627. Selak. $145,000. VENDOME VILLAGE 1BR/1.5BANeat and clean with pretty much everything updated in this light and bright home. Carpeting in bedroom and living area, and tile in kitchen, bathrooms, foyer and dining room. Between the bedroom and bathroom there is a large walk-in closet for your convenience. This community is located very near the beaches, tons of shopping, the freeway and airports. MLS#U7593896. Osborne. $39,900. MOVE-IN READY3BR/2BA home with new central air 2013, new kitchen 2013 and new refrigerator 2013. Updated bathrooms. MLS#U7595571. Spohn. $99,900. BEAUTIFUL SHORES OF LONG BAYOUEnjoy amazing water views from your screened lanai. This well-maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo has a good sized master suite with a deluxe bath, a great kitchen and so much more. Secured building with elevator. This condo is the perfect place to call home for full time residents or snowbirds. Shores of Long Bayou is an outstanding community that features 24/7 Guard at gate, Clubhouse with Fitness Center, Heated Pool and Walking Trails. MLS#U7597796. Collins. $189,900. STONESTHROW 2/1.5 CONDOOne of the nicest condos, in the most conveniently located and best maintained complexes in St. Pete. This Move-In Ready, 1st floor unit is in the back of the complex and overlooks a peaceful pond with fountain. It's Pet Friendly and is within walking distance to Tyrone Mall, Azalea Park and many shops and restaurants. Appliances are newer (about 2-3 yrs. old) and the place is sparkling clean. Hop on your bike and enjoy the nearby Pinellas Trail or stay home and take advantage of the pool, rec area or tennis courts. MLS#U7600568. Minerd. $92,500. GREAT CENTRALLY LOCATED HOMENICE 2BR/2BA with 1,167 Sq. Ft. Gives this home a spacious feeling. Home boasts a newer roof and windows, also the kitchen has been updated. Huge fenced-in backyard for outdoor gatherings. Corner lot with a paver drive with a two-car garage. Located in a great area of well-maintained homes and close to shopping and schools. MLS#U7601229. Sundell. $145,000. FLORIDA LIVING AT ITS BEST AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICEAn open kitchen and a great water view greet you as you enter this cute condo in Hamilton House. Being sold partially furnished, this unit is move-in ready and also has a carport #11. You can view the main pool, the tennis courts, the lagoon and the Intracoastal Waterway right from your living room or bedroom! Located in the renowned Sea Towers complex, which offers tennis courts, 2 thermal heated/cooled swimming pools, beach houses, a fishing pier, boat docs, shuffleboard, lawn bowling, a putting green, fitness room and a Club House with a full time Social Director. MLS#U7601226. Duval. $68,500. CHARMING, MOVE-IN READY!3BR/2BA/2 car garage home in a desirable neighborhood on a dead end street. Freshly painted inside with a newer roof and new windows, this home has 2 living areas on each side of the kitchen. New kitchen appliances. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and an updated bathroom. The garage has lots of storage. Extra-large driveway too. The new above ground pool can be yours too. MLS#U76001321. Jarnberg. $199,000. PINEBROOK ESTATES CONDOGreat 2BR/2.5BA Town Home located in mid-county, convenient to Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the Gulf Beaches. Each bedroom has a bathroom with a halfbath downstairs. First floor has ceramic tile floor, second floor has laminate wood floor and the stairs are carpeted. A/C was replaced both in and out in 2005. Screened porch in back has ample storage room. Low monthly maintenance of $194. covers pool, clubhouse, lawn care and exterior, including the roof. Place for stack washer and dryer in kitchen. MLS#U7601697. Lofgren & Ruhland. $60,000. 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(305) 923-4153011013 112113 Chase joins Hartmann teamSEMINOLE Sandy Hartmann & Associates of Realty Executives Adamo recently welcomed the addition of Laurie Chase to the team. Chase is a knowledgeable Realtor and listing specialist dedicated to supporting her clients and providing expert advice. She has more than 20 years of experience in communication, negotiation and problem solving. Coldwell Banker names top associatesSEMINOLE The Bayou/Bardmoor office of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate recently announced the top associates in its office for the month of October. Debi Balogh and the Balogh Team was recognized as the toplisting team and the top closer. Randee Carl was recognized as the top-selling associate. PRO summarizes real estate statisticsThe Pinellas Realtor Organization recently released its report on Pinellas County Real Estate Statistics for October 2013. According to the report, for the combined townhomes/condos and single family home numbers, the percent change year over year for closed sales, paid in cash, new pending sales, new listings and active inventory are all down compared to October 2012. Also, closed sales for townhomes/condos dropped for the third month in a row, but it is only a 1.7 percent drop year over year from October 2012. Closed sales for single family homes dropped for the second month in a row but it is only a 2.3 percent decrease year over year from October 2012. Cash sales for both townhomes/condos and single family homes decreased in September and October. This is a 3.4 percent decrease year over year for townhomes/condos and a 15.5 percent drop year over year for single family homes. The report indicates that October historically tends to see a slight increase in new pending sales for both townhomes/condos and single family homes. This year single family homes increased by a mere 14 sales from September but overall is a 19.9 decrease year over year from October 2012. Townhomes/condos increased slightly from September by 21 sales but is an overall 14.8 percent decrease year over year from October 2012. July and August saw increases in new listings for both townhomes/condos and single family homes. Both types of property saw a drop in new listings in September. The numbers from September to October have only changed by two to four sales, according to PRO. New listings for townhomes/condos have a year over year decrease of 10.1 percent and single family homes have seen a year over year change of 5.2 percent. The median sales price for townhomes/condos is down $2,500 from last month to $98,000. This is a 0 percent change year over year from October 2012. This is the lowest the median sales price has been since February of this year for townhomes/condos. The median sales price for single family homes is down $5,000 from last month and is a 16.5 percent change year over year. This is the lowest the median sales price for single family homes has been since April of this year. According to the report, closed sales by sale price for both townhomes/condos and single family show the following trends: 53.8 percent drop in townhomes/condos year over year for the $600,000 to $999,999 price range 33.3 percent drop in townhomes/condos year over year for the $1 million or more price range An increase of 39.1 percent year over year for the $250,000 to $299,000 price range for townhomes/condos An increase of 41.4 percent year over year for the $200,000 to $249,999 price range for single family homes.PRO council earns distinctionCLEARWATER The Pinellas Realtor Organizations Pinellas International Council was recently named a Gold Council for 2013 by the National Association of Realtors Global Achievement Program. This is the third year in a row that the council has achieved it. Laurie Chase Debi Balogh Randee CarlReal estate news Biz notes Woman publishes self-help bookSEMINOLE Author Sharon Salvaggio has released her new self-help book on personal growth, Control Your Now. In Control Your Now, she offers insight that helps readers gain more control of their life. She provides clear steps to setting goals and achieving them. Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com. Salvaggio has worked as a chief financial officer and corporate controller. She lives in Seminole with her husband and family.Tastefully Simple consultant namedST. PETERSBURG Dawn Mead of St. Petersburg recently became an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 easy-to-prepare foods. As an independent business owner, Mead offers delicious food samples at home tastetesting parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully Simples products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients.Shopping bazaar setTARPON SPRINGS Several Tarpon Springs businesses will host a holiday shopping bazaar Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event will feature more than 30 vendors. Attendees will have an opportunity to try free samples from local Tarpon Springs restaurants and enjoy live music, face painting and a bounce house for children. The event is sponsored by Anytime Fitness, Wine At The Docks and Legendary Tattoos. For information, call 943-0400.Vacation Village RV forms partnershipLARGO Vacation Village RV Resort in Largo, an Equity Lifestyle Property, recently partnered with the RV Training Center Inc. to assist with accommodations for students that come to the area to become certified RV technicians. The RV Training Center Inc. opened in 2006. Owner Sam Alsop has developed a 10week class that offers on-site RVs for handson training. Vacation Village RV Resort has rental units along with RV sites available for the students who have their own RVs.Halterman joins NorthStar BankBELLEAIR BLUFFS NorthStar Bank recently named Jake Halterman as vice president, market manager for its new office in Belleair Bluffs. Halterman is a long time resident of Pinellas County and has more than 15 years of banking experience. He came to NorthStar Bank from TD Bank where he was most recently assistant vice president, banking center manager. Halterman earned a bachelors degree in business management from Eckerd College and an associates degree in business administration and management from St. Petersburg College. He currently serves on the Professional Partners Council of Suncoast Hospice Florida, is an ambassador of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and will be an active member of the Central Pinellas Chamber Commerce. In Haltermans role as market manger, he will be responsible for developing new relationships and developing and marketing NorthStar Banks presence in the Belleair Bluffs market. NorthStar Banks second office opened on Oct. 15, at 715 Indian Rocks Road N., Belleair Bluffs. This is its first office in Pinellas County.Beach Fyre BBQ Grille opensCLEARWATER Beach Fyre BBQ Grille recently opened its doors at 608 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach. Beach Fyre BBQ Grille boasts open pitstyle barbecue and a wood-fired grille featuring slow cooked ribs, beef, pork and chicken. The establishment also offers fresh seafood, chargrilled fish, chicken, burgers and wings. All food is cooked fresh to order with homemade sauces and fresh ingredients. Live music is presented Fridays and Saturdays starting at 9 p.m. Sunday music runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Business hours are Monday through Wednesday, noon to 9 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit Beachfyre.com.Smoothie caf opensCLEARWATER Tropical Smoothie Caf, known for its healthy food with a tropical twist, opened its doors Oct. 22 on the boardwalk in Countryside Centre, home to Dicks Sporting Goods and Boardwalk Pizza. A family-friendly grand opening celebration took place Nov. 23. Prior to the grand opening, owners announced a partnership with a local charity Mr. Strong Foundation to help raise funds for special needs children. A portion of the proceeds from the grand opening will be donated to this foundation. We are thrilled to open our hearts to such a wonderful cause in our community and look forward to working with Mr. Strong on other fundraising events throughout the year, said co-owner Andy Tess in a press release. Tropical Smoothie Caf has taken the smoothie concept to the next level by offering diners a healthy alternative to typical fast food with a variety of fruit smoothies, specialty wraps, grilled flatbread and gourmet sandwiches and salads. Tropical Smoothie Caf includes dine-in, take-out and catering menu options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Largo Clinic and Med Spa opensThe Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce celebrates the grand opening of Largo Clinic and Med Spa with a ribboncutting ceremony. Largo Clinic and Med Spa is a physician-owned private medical practice at 10500 Ulmerton Road in Largo Mall. Jake Halterman

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Sports 17A Beacon, November 28, 2013 112113 13932 Walsingham Rd. (Next to CVS)Largo 727-596-5141Tired of the Same Old Delivery Food?112813Havana Harrys Cafe & Market Delicious Cuban & American Meals from $5.99 WITH FREE DELIVERY (4-8PM) 11350 66th St. N., Largo 727-538-7771Theres A Comfort Keeper Close ByCovering All Of Pinellas CountyWe provide non-medical in-home care such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, and companionship to help people maintain quality, independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. WWW.COMFORTKEEPERS.COMNO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE, Diane Genovese OwnerNovember is Alzheimers Awareness Month and in acknowledgement of this disease, Comfort Keepers would like to both recognize and thank all of its caregivers including your family members and our Comfort Keepers for all they do for loved ones who suffer from Alzheimers disease. The disease is perhaps one of the most unpleasant for all concerned. There is no cure but rather, a steady progression of debilitating symptoms which include erratic and difficult behavior that can be hard to manage for even the most seasoned professional.In order to learn how to deal with difficult behavior that presents in seniors suffering Alzheimers disease you must first know and understand the disease. Additionally, learning the different types of behaviors indicative to Alzheimers is crucial so caregiving can be administered safely and comfortably for all concerned.According to the Alzheimers Association the following are symptoms or behaviors that sufferers can exhibit: Aggression and anger that can appear suddenly with little or no obvious cause. Anxiety or agitation in facing or comprehending either new or confusing situations. Memory loss and confusion present in the early stages of the disease that worsen with time. Late-stage sufferers may be unable to remember family, friends, or even familiar places. They forget words, become lost within a conversation due to lack of comprehension, and may forget how to use common items such as a brush or eating utensils. Depression that can be hard to detect, due to the challenge of understanding and communicating with those who have Alzheimers disease. Hallucinations and delusions which can occur and are difficult to diagnose, as these are also symptoms of other mental disorders. Hallucinations involve the senses such as seeing or smelling something that is not there. Delusions entail thoughts and beliefs of things that are not real, which can cause those with Alzheimers to be suspicious of family, friends and others. Seek professional help for proper diagnosis and treatment of these symptoms. Changes in sleep patterns. Some sufferers of Alzheimers experience sundowning, a term used for those who become agitated and restless during the later hours of the day. Repetition of words and questions due to brain deterioration as Alzheimers progresses, making it even harder for sufferers to comprehend the world around them. Wandering and getting lost. The problem can become serious since many with Alzheimers disease are unable to remember their names, addresses, or even recognize familiar places. The most important thing caregivers should know is when Alzheimers patients act out it is neither the patients fault nor the caregivers. Try not to take things personally. Instead, understand these behavioral patterns are simply a product of the disease. While there is no cure, caregivers can learn calming maneuvers that can help Alzheimers sufferers feel safe and secure in times of need and possibly alleviate progression of difficult behavior in the moment. For each person the tactics may be different. However, with a broad understanding of the intricacies of the disease, the caregiver is better able to help Alzheimers patients safely navigate difficult times. 112813Alzheimers Disease: Dealing with Difficult Behavior 011713 When you need help after an accident.Injury Law I Wrongful Death Auto & Motorcycle AccidentCall for a free consultation.(727) 209-HURT (4878)8640 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FLPaul R. Cavonis, Esq. 101713 James S. Conlin, CFPSenior Vice President, Investments Branch Complex Manager Belleair, Clearwater & Trinity2401 West Bay Drive // Largo, FL 33770 727-584-8615 // Toll-Free: 800-237-0153 // Fax 727-587-0196James.Conlin@raymondjames.com // www.raymondjames.com/belleair-largo Raymond James & Associates, Inc. member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC. Raymond James is a registered trade mark of Raymond James Financial, Inc. BDMKT-1098AH-RJA M13-2397 6-27-2015090513BLBBUILDING PORTFOLIOS ISNT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE DO. 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Your local Budget Blinds experts are here to save the day by offering 3 useful tips on how you can make preparing your home for the holidays more enjoyable.Tip 1 Shop For Your Home In Your Home Decorating for the holidays can be a daunting job. With so many custom window coverings to choose from blinds, shades, shutters, drapes and valances it can be hard not to feel overwhelmed. Thats why we recommend scheduling a free in-home consultation with your local Budget Blinds Style Consultant. Be sure to ask about matching decorative pillows and custom bedding to spice up your guest rooms.Tip 2 Sit Back & Relax W e know your time gets limited during the busy holiday season, so our Budget Blinds Style Consultants not only help you select the perfect window coverings for your home, they also will expertly measure and professionally install your window coverings to ensure a perfect fit. All youll have to do is sit back and enjoy the view along with your holiday guests!Tip 3 Find Peace Of Mind Despite our efforts to make our window coverings as durable as possible, we under stand that the occasional accident can be reflective of a good time. Pets get excited, children rough-house, and parties can get rowdy. Thats why Budget Blinds backs our window coverings with an exclusive NoQuestions-Asked product warranty. If your window coverings get damaged for any reason, well replace them-no embarrassing questions asked!Budget Blinds Has You Covered!CallCarolynat727-400-6870or727-400-9038(serving Clearwater, Clearwater Beach, Belleair & Belleair Beach) orTommyat727-724-4122(serving Seminole, IRB, Surrounding Areas and Dunedin) Carolyn Tr icoli owner of Budget Blinds of Cl e ar wa te r and Tommy Fisher owner of Budget Blinds of Se mi nole and Du n edin are ready to serve you.Go to www.budgetblinds.comand enter your zip code to find the franchise serving your area. 111413 College bound Photo by KARA TIMBERLAKEThree baseball players at Osceola High School signed NCAA national letters of intent Nov. 15 to play college baseball. Jacob McFadden, right, is headed to the University of South Florida; Keith Weisenberg, center, to Stanford; and Mike Kleinman to the University of Tampa.Rays add 4 to 40-man rosterST. PETERSBURG The Tampa Bay Rays have added infielder Vince Belnome, right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn, left-handed pitcher C.J. Riefenhauser and right-handed pitcher Kirby Yates to their 40man roster, bringing the total to 37 players. In addition, the Rays signed three players to minor league contracts with an invitation to major league spring training camp: right-handed pitchers Mark Lowe, Victor Mateo and Sam Runion. Also signed to minor league contracts were catcher Mayo Acosta and right-handed pitchers Mike Colla, Eduar Quionez and Albert Suarez. Belnome, 25, spent the 2013 season at Triple-A Durham and hit .300 (133-for-444) with eight home runs and 67 RBI in 127 games. He ranked among International League leaders in hits (133, 4th), doubles (35, T-3rd), batting average (.300, 7th), on-base percentage (.408, 2nd), runs scored (77, 2nd) and walks (84, T-3rd). In his first year in the Rays system, the Coatesville, Pa., native was named Durhams Most Valuable Player by the Rays baseball operations department while earning spots on both the International League midseason and postseason All-Star teams. He was acquired from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league lefthanded pitcher Chris Rearick following the 2012 season. Hahn, 24, went 2-1 with a 2.15 ERA (67-IP, 16ER) in 19 starts at Class-A Charlotte in 2013 and was named to the Florida State Leagues midseason All-Star Team. Baseball America tabbed him as having the Best Fastball in the Rays system in its Best Tools Survey following the 2012 season. The righthander has a career 2.38 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 121 innings pitched over two minor league seasons. He was selected by the Rays in the sixth round of the 2010 June draft out of Virginia Tech University. Riefenhauser, 23, split the season between Double-A Montgomery and Durham, compiling a 1.22 ERA (73.2-IP, 10-ER) in 51 total appearances. He was named to the Southern Leagues midseason AllStar Team and also represented the U.S. Team in the Futures Game at New Yorks Citi Field in July. At seasons end, Baseball America selected him to the 2013 Minor League All-Star Team, the only relief pitcher named to the first team. He also was named by Baseball America as the Best Reliever in the Southern League. The lefthander has a career 2.99 ERA over four minor league seasons. He was selected by the Rays in the 20th round of the 2010 June draft out of Chipola (Fla.) Junior College. Yates, 26, spent the season at Durham and earned midseason All-Star honors, going 3-2 with a 1.90 ERA (61.2-IP, 13-ER) and 93 strikeouts in 51 appearances. His 20 saves led Rays farmhands and tied for third in the International League. Following the season, he was named the organizations Best Relief Pitcher by the Rays baseball operations department. Over five minor league seasons, he has averaged 11.9 strikeouts per nine innings pitched with a .202 batting average against. Yates was signed as a non-drafted free agent in June 2009. Lowe, 30, has spent parts of eight seasons in the major leagues with the Seattle Mariners (2006-10), Texas Rangers (2010-12) and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2013). He owns a career 4.17 ERA in 264 games, all in relief. Last season, Lowe pitched in 11 games for the Angels after making their opening day roster. He was designated for assignment on May 29, signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals in June and spent the remainder of the season with Triple-A Syracuse, where he went 3-1 with a 3.14 ERA (28.2-IP, 10-ER) and 37 strikeouts in 24 games. Mateo, 24, has spent his entire career in the Rays organization and was briefly a free agent before resigning with the club. In 2013, his first year at the Double-A level, he went 7-9 with a 3.93 ERA (153.1IP, 67-ER) in 27 games (26 starts) for Montgomery. On Aug. 24, the Dominican Republic native recorded the second no-hitter in Biscuits history in a nineinning shutout vs. Jacksonville (Marlins). Runion, who turned 25 this month, spent the first seven years of his professional career in the Kansas City Royals system. He pitched in 37 games (one start) for Double-A Northwest Arkansas in 2013, going 4-2 with a 3.72 ERA (55.2-IP, 23-ER), and in July pitched in one game for Omaha, his Triple-A debut. He was selected by the Royals in the second round of the 2007 June Draft out of Asheville (N.C.) High School.Sports roundup Junior Magic hoops signups underwayMADEIRA BEACH The city of Madeira Beach Recreation Department is accepting registration for its Junior Magic basketball program in two co-ed divisions grades 3-5 and grades 6-8. Registration will be held Monday through Thursday, through Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Madeira Beach Recreation Center, 200 Rex Place. Registration will also be held Saturday, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $70 for city residents and $85 for noncity residents. Participation includes a Junior Magic jersey, certificate of achievement, trophy and a ticket to an Orlando Magic home game. League play starts in January and continues through early March. Games are played twice a week, Monday through Friday, at Madeira Beach Fundamental School. For more information, call 392-0665.Tides WGA resultsSEMINOLE Results of the Tides Womens Golf Association Turkey Shoot event played Nov. 19 at the Tides Golf Club: A Flight Gayl Cuno, 72; Dolly Wicht, 73; Marie Costello, 75 B Flight Nancy Briner, 74; Judy McNamee, 76; Verna Bankhead, 77 C Flight Lorraine Taylor, 78; Diana Ruffer, 86; Edie Fotheringham, 87 E Flight (9-hole flight) Sybil Enfeld and Margaret Ingram, 35; Cecile Fortier and Joyce Gallite, 46 All ladies are welcome for league play Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for the 18-hole league and approximately 9:30 a.m. for the 9-hole league. Call Judy at 3923576 for more information.Three CCC seniors sign national lettersCLEARWATER Clearwater Central Catholic High School seniors David Paul of Tarpon Springs, Brenden Overton and Derek Gibree, both of Largo, recently signed national letters of intent today to play college athletics. Paul committed to Palm Beach Atlantic University to play baseball. Paul, a pitcher for the CCC Marauder baseball team, ended his junior year with a 1.32 ERA, 92 strike-outs and an 11-1 record. At the plate he hit over .400. In his sophomore and junior years he was named Most Valuable Player and was named Suncoast Region Pitcher of the Year as a junior. Overton committed to play baseball for St. Leo University. As a junior for the CCC Marauder baseball team he hit for a .370 average and led both the team and county in home runs. Last year, he was selected to the Second Team All-County and First Team All-Suncoast. He has also played for the 16U USA team. Gibree has committed to play baseball for St. Leo University. He led the CCC Marauder baseball team in batting with a .425 average. As a junior, was selected to the Pinellas All-County Team.

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Beacon, November 28, 2013 013113 Dr.s Todd Clarkson and Donald Collins remain committed to maintaining the standards and traditions of excellence their patients expect and deserve.our physicians and three Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners work out of 2 office locations. Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during Lunchtime hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F2 Convenient Locations to Better Serve You.Oakhurst Medical Clinic13020 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL 33776 727-393-3404 oakhurstmedicalclinic.comEast Bay Medical Center3800 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771 727-539-0505 eastbaymedicalcenter.comwww.oakmed.comMedicare, Humana Medicare Advantage Plan, and most other insurance plans accepted. Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. Ronald Mall, D.O. Roger Schwartzberg, D.O.,F.A.A.I.M. Betsy Parker, A.R.N.P Gail Quail MSN, A.R.N.P.C. John Jarboe A.R.N.P. Marianne Fisher CEO FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINEFAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE010313 Clinical study for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfortputting a cramp in your lifestyle?Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now.If you qualify for this study you may receive at no cost: Investigational medication for IBS Study-related care from a local doctor Compensation for your time and travelFlorida Center For GastroenterologyDr. Arthur Berman, Dr. Michael Schulman, Dr. Steven Beljic, Dr. Marc Kudelko, Dr. Justin Nudell, Dr. James BarthelPlease contact Joann at727-544-1600or clinicalstudiesfcfg@yahoo.com8250 Bryan Dairy Road Suite 200 Largo, FL 33777101713 18A Health and FitnessMorton Plant Mease programs The Morton Plant Meese Bay Care Health System will offer a number of programs in December at various locations. Support groups and classes are free to the public unless a fee is noted. For information on upcoming programs, call 953-6877 or visit www.BayCa reEvents.org. Participating locations include: Axelrod Pavilion, 400 Pinellas St., Clearwater Bard moor Medical Arts Building, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, 8787 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater Meese Countryside Hospital, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor Meese Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, 1840 Meese Drive, Safety Harbor Meese Dunedin Hospital, 601 Main St., Dunedin Morton Plant Hospital, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater Morton Plant Meese Outpatient Center, 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity Powell Pavilion, 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater Peak Orthopedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, 430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Meese Countryside, 3253 McMullen Booth Road, ClearwaterFollowing is a list of upcomingsupport groups and presentations:Wellness Cancer Cancer Support Group (Women) Monday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Cancer Support Group (Women) Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Tuesdays, Dec. 3 and 17, 3 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Oncology Services Conference Room, Second Floor. Head and Neck Cancer Support Group Monday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, Administrative Conference Room. Look Good, Feel Better Monday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2. LUNA (Latinos United for a New Awakening) de Pinellas Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Second Floor, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room. Multiple Myeloma Educational Group Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Prostate Cancer Discussion Group Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. Thyroid Cancer Support Group Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Tuttle Auditorium D. The Art of Well-being: Creative Class for Cancer Patients and Family Members Thursday, Dec. 19, 4 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Space is limited, registration is required. Call 9539038. Wellness Cardiac/Circulation Womens Heart Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105. Wellness Caregivers Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Monday, Dec. 9, Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114. Early Stage Alzheimers Support Group for Patients Monday, Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m., Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114.Health news Largo Medical Center names new COOLARGO Largo Medical Center recently announced Mark Miller, MBA, MHA, has been appointed as new chief operating officer. Miller comes to Largo Medical Center from Northside Hospital, in St. Petersburg, where he is the chief operating officer. Prior to that, Miller was an associate administrator with HCAs CJW Medical Center in Richmond, Va. He was also an administrative fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Miller received his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee University, and his MBA and MHA from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, where he was awarded the R.J. Knobel Scholarship for academic achievement by the faculty. Millers first day at Largo Medical Center will be Monday, Dec. 2.Shoulder pain seminar setST. PETERSBURG A community seminar on shoulder pain will be presented Thursday, Dec. 5, noon to 1 p.m., at the Heart and Vascular Institute, 6006 49th St. N., Suite 230. The seminar will be facilitated by Anthony Albert, M.D., orthopedic surgeon. Albert will discuss various options for diagnosis and treatment of shoulder pain. To register, call 888-598-9586.St. Anthonys gets certification ST. PETERSBURG St. Anthonys Hospital recently was recognized by the Joint Commission as being certified in Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care. St. Anthonys is currently one of only four hospitals in Florida and one of about 70 hospitals in the nation to receive this designation. The inpatient diabetes certification program is based on the American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations.Wellness Parenting Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 12, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Fifth Floor Conference Room. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 8, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 15, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 18, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Breastfeeding Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 4 & 5, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Wednesday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Saturday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fifth floor classroom. Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Infants Group Friday, Dec. 6 and 20, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (First and Third Friday of the month.) Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Toddlers Group Friday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (Second Friday of the month.) Car Seat Inspection Thursday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 and 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Friday, Dec. 20, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25. Infant/Child CPR Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $20. Newborn Care Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Newborn Care Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Waterbirth Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25.Wellness Other AWAKE: Sleep Disorder Support Group for Apnea Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Bariatric Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., Mease Dunedin Hospital, Meeting Room 2. Bereavement Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Monday, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 9 11 a.m., Morton Plant Sleep Disorders Center, Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10, and 17, 10 a.m. 4 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 120. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Wednesday, Dec. 4, 11, and 18, 9 a.m. Noon, Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 210. Diabetes Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 13. Diabetes Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Heart and Vascular Pavilion, Community Room A.

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Community 19A Beacon, November 28, 2013 Obituaries Carl Groover HAYES age 80, passed away at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, S.C., November 19, 2013. For a full obituary, please visit www.thomasmcafee.com. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast. Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: rabbi@jewishheritage.net Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation 71411 FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCH4321 Duhme Rd., Madeira BeachBible Study Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m. WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. Michael Hargrave (727)410-4121122712Tell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563 The Church by the Sea137th Avenue at Gulf Boulevard Madeira Beach Call: 391-7706 Dr. Dave Ruth, Senior PastorCome and worship. Go and serve.www.ChurchByTheSea.comCasual Worship(Fellowship Hall)8:00 a.m.Traditional Worship(Sanctuary)9:30 a.m.Nursery providedSunday School 9:30 a.m. Adult Small Group Study 10:45 a.m. Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary) 11:15 a.m.101013Bible StudyWednesday 6:00 a.m. (men only) & 6:30 p.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. Chu rch and Temple Di rectoryTell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563SB 50-153rd Ave., Madeira Beach727-397-8614Contemporary WorshipSundays at 10:00 a.m. Ministry for the Entire Family Childrens Ministry Nursery Available Crossbridgec.org Rick Cowley, Senior PastorAcross the Street from the GulfNEW CHURCH IN MADEIRA BEACH!! 111413 A Bridge to New Life in Christ 5200 Seminole Blvd. Seminole. FL 33708A Divisions of Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Specialist 9170 Oakhurst Rd. Suite 1 Seminole 727-517-3376 www.armstrongdermatology.com www.westfloridadermatology.com USED UP YOUR DEDUCTIBLE?TIME IS RUNNING OUT! 112813Accepting Most Insurance PlansDont let your PAID up deductible go to waste! Immediate appointments are available and we have extended our hours for your convenience on Tuesday, December 10 & Thursday, December 12, Tuesday, December 17 & Thursday, December 19 until 7:30pm. HandelsTHE MESSIAHPart 1Sunday, December 8, 3 p.m.Free Will Offering Reception FollowsGrace Lutheran Church4301 16th St. N. St. Petersburg, FL 33702 www.grace-lutheran.com 727-527-1168112813The Pinellas Lutheran ChoirDirector Robert Drick Soloists Instrumentalists28th YearCo-Sponsors: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans & The Valparaiso University Guild CATARACT SURGERYCOURTESY TRANSPORTATION FROM & TO HOME ON THE DAY OF SURGERYComplete Eye Exams Glaucoma Care(Most Insurances Accepted) D. Heather Heath, M.D. G. William Lazenby, M.D. Frank J. Seidl, M.D.2770 East Bay Drive, Largo 727-530-1425 1109 US 19N., Holiday 727-934-5705www.lazenbyeyecare.com EYE CARE CENTER THE EYECAREPROFESSIONALSEyecare ... Personal ... Professional 020713 Luis Ortega, our denture specialist, has over 40 years of experience creating beautiful natural smiles. Se habla espaol Custom Dentures Same Day Relines Same Day RepairsIn House Denture Lab10%OFFAny DentureADA D 5110, 5120, 5213, 5214FREEConsultationDentures and Partials 11240 Park Blvd. The Park Collectionnext to Einstein Bros. Bagels727-398-0085 110713Expires 11-30-13 Expires 11-30-13You Too Can Have A Beautiful Smile!Monica Doyle D.M.D., P.A.IN HOUSEDENTURE LAB 022813 Largo Foot and Ankle Center1680 West Bay Drive, Largo, FL727-586-3668Toenail Fungus?Laser Solution!Call 727-586-3668Laser Nail Fungus Treatment kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail. The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. There is a warming sensation and some patients may feel a pinprick. Just walk in and walk out. The laser nail fungus procedure only takes 15-20 minutes. Shoes and nail polish can be worn immediately after the treatment.Dr. Dale R. MonastPodiatric Physician & Surgeon Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons F.D.A. Cleared Beth-El Shalom Messianic CongregationST. PETERSBURG A Chanukah celebration will be presented Friday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m., at Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 1701 29th Ave. N. The event will feature the lighting of the 10-foot menorah. Potato latkes will be served. Attendees will have an opportunity to sing Chanukah songs, dance and play games. Attendees may bring their own menorah and candles and join the united lighting ceremony. All are welcome and admission is free. For information, call 3457777 or visit www.Jewishheritage.net.Calvary Episcopal ChurchINDIAN ROCKS BEACH An Advent Quiet Morning will be offered Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m., at Calvary Episcopal Church, 1615 First St.Fr. Jon Roberts will be the spiritual leader for this event. This is a morning of quiet prayer and meditation and enables Christians to incorporate the good news of Advent more deeply into their lives. All are invited to take part in this time of peace and joy. Call 595-2374. Chabad Jewish Centerof Greater St. PetersburgST. PETERSBURG A full course Shabbat dinner will be presented Friday, Dec. 13, at the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg, 4010 Park St. N. The event also will feature professional cantor Rabbi Levi Kaplan. Kaplan will inspire attendees with songs and stories. The Cantorial Shabbat will begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost for those who RSVP prior to Monday, Dec. 9, is $18 for adults, $10 for children and $50 for a family. Thereafter, the cost is $20 for adults and $12 for children. To RSVP, call 344-4900 or visit www.ChabadSP.com. With his rich baritone voice and passion for chazzanut, Kaplan began training in his early teens under the tutelage of famous cantors and voice coaches in New York. For the past 20 years he has performed at congregations and venues across the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, for the past 13 years Kaplan, a dynamic educator and animated teacher, has directed the Ivy League Torah Study Experience, an exclusive summer learning retreat in the Catskills for promising young Jewish leaders of the next generation. Kaplan is also the director of TorahCafe.com, the online division of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) which features thousands of lectures on Jewish topics across the spectrum, given by some of the most sought after speakers in the Jewish world today. Kaplan also will lead Shabbat morning services on Saturday, Dec. 14. All are invited to participate free of charge. A special Kiddush will follow services.Pinellas Ladies Prayer Committee of FloridaCLEARWATER The Pinellas Ladies Prayer Committee of Florida will host the seventh annual fundraiser to celebrate Jesus birthday and to honor local military families on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., at Matheos Hall, 409 Old Coachman Road N. The event will feature a silent auction and childrens store as well as refreshments, fellowship and Christmas music performed by local Christian performers. The Pinellas Ladies Prayer Breakfast Committee of Florida is a volunteer committee of ladies from all denominations who have joined together on the National Day of Prayer to pray for families, churches, communities, local, state and national leaders. Attendees are asked to bring a gift card of a minimum of $20 to support a wounded veteran and his/her family. RSVP by Dec. 2, to Jo Davis at 430-5003 or email JoDavis41@ aol.com. Hope Presbyterian ChurchCLEARWATER The annual Christmas Marketplace will be presented Sunday, Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m., in Hambley Hall, at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Road. The marketplace funds the mission and ministry of Hope Church. Great gift and bake sale items will be available for purchase. The event also will feature fun, friendship and fellowship. The entire community is encouraged to come be a part of this holiday shopping event where unique and reasonably priced items will be available for purchase. For information, call 531-3200 or visit www.hopefamily.com.Good Samaritan ChurchPINELLAS PARK An inspirational, free concert will be presented during the worship service on Sunday, Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m., at Good Samaritan Church, 60085 Park Blvd. Marsha Stevens-Pino and Cindy Stevens-Pino will present contemporary Christian music and share information about their BALM Ministries for people from all walks of life who feel they have somehow been excluded from the good news of the Gospels. Marsha has been called the mother of contemporary Christian music and has written many familiar songs including the classic For Those Tears I Died (Come to the Water). All are welcome to the concert. A love offering will be taken. For additional information, visit goodsam-church.org.Religion notes Speechcraft grads The Seminole SPC Toastmasters Club 5899 held its first Bootcamp for Beginner Speakers and Leaders six-week program this fall. Five participants Luby Bartles, Amanda Brill, Linda Cebeda, Christine Myers and Beverly Plant graduated from the program on Oct. 29. A slate of instructional speakers drawn from the groups membership presented a different topic each week, such as controlling fear, selecting a topic, practice and preparation, and impromptu speaking. First row, from left, Dennis Zweifel, Joe Haynes, Cebeda, Plant, Brill, Bartles, Conhita Cuebas, Jane Lomas-Michals and Dennis Hamel; second row, Gary Marcus, Walt Steinheimer, Myers, Anna Scarola, Jessica Kraft, Linda Stortz and Cathy Naabe; third row, James Forsman Jr., Barbara Goebel, Ken Goff, Bill Moravec and Mark Vrahotes.Photo courtesy of JANE LOMAS-MICHALS

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Guests will wander the brick paths between the Egyptian, Mediterranean, Asian and beverage plantings and learn how the featured plants can be used in the home. Visitors also will learn more about the tropical fruits that do well in the Florida climate including many varieties of bananas, figs, papayas, mangoes, avocados, sugar cane and citrus as well as little-known fruits that are not usually considered by the home gardener including jackfruit, carambola, Buddhas Hand and pomegranate. The tour features a diversity of plantings including a wide variety of ground covers, bromeliads, palms and power-line friendly trees can be used in home landscaping. These tours, recommended for adults, are limited to groups of 14 to 16 people. Advance registration is required. Visit www.eventbrite.com/event/6241882639/eorg or call 5822500. Tree ID program setTARPON SPRINGS A free program on identifying trees will be presented Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. A local natural resource agent will discuss the basics of how to identify area trees. The presentation will include a guided tree identification 0.75-mile walk. Closed-toe shoes, water and hat are recommended. The program is best for ages 6 and older. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brook ercreekpreserve.org.Brooker to host orchid programTARPON SPRINGS A free program on the orchids and epiphytes of Brooker Creek Preserve will be presented Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Brooker Creek Preserve naturalist James Stevenson will explore the fascinating world of orchids and air plants found on the preserve. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800.

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Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue, Madeira Beach. American Craft Endeavors will host this festival, now in its second year. Madeira Way will be lined with fine crafters from all areas, displaying their works for sale at this community festival. Attendees will find a wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, metal works and much more. Admission is free. The 23rd annual Thanksgiving Art and Craft Festival sponsored by the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30 through Dec. 1, at 111 E. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. The outdoor showcase has been a holiday favorite for more than 22 years, and has always been presented during Thanksgiving weekend. With the holidays right around the corner, this is the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors alike to shop small business for their gift giving needs. Historic Tarpon Springs, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is widely recognized as a spirited arts destination. The weekends event will feature the original works of new and upcoming talent as well as established artists and crafters. There is something for everyone here from folk art, earthenware, and paintings, to wearable art, body products and personalized gifts. For information, visit www.SIKPromotions.com. Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013, Saturday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 7917400 or visit www.rutheckerd hall.com. Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013 is an uplifting, high-energy show the whole family will love. Get into the holiday spirit as some of musics biggest names jam on fresh, lively arrangements of seasonal favorites, led by multi-Grammy nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz. Joining Koz this year are Japanese born pianist/composer/producer Keiko Matsui, who has shared the stage with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Miles Davis; world-renowned singer Oleta Adams, who first came to prominence when Tears for Fears asked her to appear on their The Seeds of Love album and who has released eight acclaimed CDs of her own, crossing effortlessly between R&B, jazz, popular and gospel music; and Jonathan Butler, who was the first black artist played on white stations in his native South Africa and has since earned accolades in the R&B, contemporary jazz and gospel fields. Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. This amazing group combines award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Sunday, Dec. 1, 3 and 7:30 p.m., at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $32.75. Call 813-301-2500 or visit www.tampabay timesforum.com. TSO will will celebrate their first 15 years of touring with an encore and final performance of their multi-platinum rock opera, The Lost Christmas Eve. TSO, whose phenomena has grown year after year, has played over 1,500 shows for more than 10 million fans in the past 15 years, and quietly became one of the worlds biggest arena rock acts. The unprecedented fan driven growth is a testament to TSO founder Paul ONeills vision of Rock Theater, the perfect amalgamation of Broadway storytelling with the spectacle of rock, delighting audiences of all ages year after year. Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:FrozenGenre: Adventure and animation Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana and Alan Tudyk Director: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Rated: PG Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph, presents Frozen, a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. OldboyGenre: Thriller Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, James Ransone and Samuel L. Jackson Director: Spike Lee Rated: R Oldboy is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of Joe Doucette, a man who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement, for no apparent reason. When he is suddenly released without explanation, he begins an obsessive mission to find out who imprisoned him, only to discover that the real mystery is why he was set free.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.Black NativityGenre: Drama and musical Cast: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Nas and Luke James Director: Kasi Lemmons Rated: PG In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes celebrated play, the holiday musical drama Black Nativity follows Langston (JacobOpening this weekendDisneys Frozen thaws the box office; Spike Lee directs Oldboy Photo courtesy of WALT DISNEY STUDIOSFrom left, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven share an adventure in Walt Disney Studios Frozen. Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, the Rev. Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson). Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey and along with his new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.HomefrontGenre: Action and thriller Cast: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Frank Gillo Director: Gary FlederPhoto by HILARY BRONWYN GAYLEJosh Brolin stars in Spike Lees Oldboy. See OPENING, page 2B Top Five Diversions Top Five DiversionsDiversions Events Movies ClassiedsSeminole Beacon, Section B, November 28, 2013 Visit www.TBNweekly.com Women: FREE Bikini line, eyebrow or underarm or 50% OFF Brazilian.Largo 727-581-370010500 Ulmerton Rd., Suite #676, Largo Clearwater 727-725-49252532 State Rd. 580, Suite #G, Clearwater 111413Must be state resident. See center for details. Present coupon at time of service. Offer Expires 12/07/13. FREE WAXFOR OUR FIRST-TIME GUEST 110713 The Power of Knowledge ... 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The only problem is he picked the wrong town.Bettie Page Reveals AllGenre: Documentary Cast: Bettie Page Director: Mark Mori Not rated Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mark Moris Bettie Page Reveals All is an intimate look at one of the worlds most recognized sex symbols, told in her own words for the first time. In Moris alluring documentary, the real Bettie Page emerges from the veil of myth and rumor via audio interviews taped a decade prior to her death in 2008. With earthy, razor sharp wit, Bettie tells her life story from humble beginnings as one of six children in an impoverished southern family, to high school salutatorian, to scandalous s pin-up model, to shocking retirement in 1957 at the peak of her modeling career. Sharing rare details about her short-lived first marriage and many torrid affairs, this keen insiders glimpse follows Bettie through decades of broken marriages, born-again Christianity, and bouts of mental illness, before her ultimate return to the public eye in the early s, unaware of her cult status. Ranked by Forbes in 2012 as one of the top ten posthumous celebrity earners, Bettie and her enduring legacy continue to flourish. With a stunning array of gorgeous photographs, unusual archival material, and playful movie footage, Bettie Page Reveals All shows how Betties unabashed sexual expression and provocative poses set the stage for the sexual revolution and ushered in a modern era in fashion. For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu.2B Just for Fun OPENING, from page 1B Photo courtesy of MUSIC BOX FILMSUsing archival footage and photos, Bettie Page Reveals All documents the career of one of the worlds most recognized sex symbols. Mahaffey Theatre welcomes Chris Cornell ST. PETERSBURG American rock icon Chris Cornell, singer and songwriter for Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, will perform an intimate show Friday, Dec. 6, 9 p.m., at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com. The show will highlight acoustic arrangements of songs written throughout Cornells illustrious career. For the first time, fans will listen in on acoustic treatments of songs from Soundgardens 2012s criticallyacclaimed album King Animal, the groups first new studio album in more than 16 years. Cornell, an innovator who resists all genre labels, is considered the chief architect of the s grunge movement. He has the ability to connect with listeners like few others of our time. Ranked as one of the best voices in music history, Cornell has successfully maintained his own unique identity over more than two decades as a multi-Grammy award-winning musician, Golden Globe nominee and universally acclaimed singer, songwriter and lyricist. He has produced three solo studio albums: Euphoria Morning (1999), Carry On (2007) and Scream (2009). Ranked No. 4 on the list of Heavy Metals All-Time Top 100 Vocalists by Hit Parader, Cornell became the first, and to date, only American male artist to be commissioned to write, record and perform a movie theme song for the James Bond franchise. Cornells You Know My Name was penned for the Bond film Casino Royale. His work in cinema doesnt end there. He has contributed original songs to multiple movie soundtracks, including the 2013 summer blockbuster Man of Steel. He was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for his original song, The Keeper written for the film Machine Gun Preacher and wrote the song Live to Rise performed by Soundgarden in the mega-hit Disney film The Avengers. Cornell also had the honor of performing at the 2008 Kennedy Center Honors Gala, and at the 2013 Obama Presidential Inaugural Ball. Cornells North American Songbook tour is an acoustic series of intimate shows. The musician provides what has been called a two-hour master class in singing and songwriting as he highlights the music of his entire career from Soundgarden, Audio Slave, his on solo material. Also included are a few songs from King Animal and is new track, Misery Chain, written for the film Years A Slave. According to a biography provided by International Talent Booking, Seattle trailblazers Soundgarden were a law to themselves, edgy, dark and deeply individual. Their savage soundscapes, coupled with Cornells incisive lyrics and predatory roar, seduced audiences hungry for musical depth and complexity while leading trends in street fashion and iconic design. In 1989, they became the first Seattle band to sign to a major label. Their sound continued to change and evolve over the course of five pioneering albums. Celebrated side project Temple of the Dog had already shown Cornells more soulful side and introduced future Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder to the world. Later, Cornell shocked the business once again with richly melodic, critically acclaimed solo album Euphoria Morning, swiftly recognized for its alienation and despair. As the millennium turned, he joined with three other musical pioneers from Rage Against the Machine to create Audioslave, a multi-platinum, multi-Grammy nominated supergroup. On May 6, 2005, Audioslave played a free show in Havana, Cuba for over 50,000 people, becoming the first American rock group to perform an open-air concert in the socialist republic of Castros Cuba. The trip was conceived as a musical cultural exchange with the joint authorization of the United States Department of Treasury and the Cuban Institute of Music. Hopefully, this concert will help to open the musical borders between our two countries, Cornell said at the time. Over three solo studio albums, Cornell has continuously redefined his sound and vision to encompass new music, new collaborations and new activities. From every ticket sold on the current tour, $1 will be donated to The Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation, which gives aid to the most vulnerable children. A portion of the proceeds will benefit ChildHavens Creative Music Therapy Program Expansion. For information, visit www.childhaven.org/ for more information about ChildHaven and the program. Opening for Cornell will be Sri Lankan-American folk-rock artist Bhi Bhiman. Bhiman, a first-generation Sri Lankan-American folk-rock recording artist, has been compared to Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Bhiman began exploring music and songwriting while attending University of California Santa Cruz, formed the band Hippie Grenade in 2002 and went solo in 2008. His debut self-titled album, released in 2012, earned rave reviews from The New York Times, The Washington Post and rock critic Robert Christgau of NPRs All Things Considered.November 28, 2013CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Pace yourself, Capricorn. The holiday season is just getting underway. Give too much of yourself now, and you wont have any to give later.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 True to form, youre on top of your game, at home and at work. There is nothing you cannot do this week, Aquarius. A web of deceit begins to unravel.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Shape up, or ship out, Pisces. There are many others waiting in the wings, so if your heart is not in it, move aside. Hope blooms at home.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Duty calls, Aries. Heed it and give it your all. You will reap more rewards than you know. A task at home must be divided and conquered.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Party invites arrive by the handful. Choose the best and leave the rest, Taurus. Financial objectives are met, and you have some to spare.GeminiMay 21 June 21 The gift list grows. You better get shopping, Gemini. Start someplace youve never been. Dcor needs require some thinking out-side of the box.CancerJune 22 July 22 Nothing is etched in stone, Cancer. If you need to make some changes, then do so. Your friends will understand. A financial endeavor pans out.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Dreams grow, but resources stay in short supply. No need to worry, Leo. Things will eventually equal out. A deadline is extended just in time.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 A problem festers. Leave it be, Virgo. It is not your problem to fix. A major renovation at home tests patience but ends well. Invites arrive by the handful.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 The secret is out, and you are free to speak about the matter. Be open but tactful, Libra. Opportunity rarely knocks more than once. Dont miss out.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 Youre not much of a risktaker, but an offer this week is too good to pass up. Go for it, Scorpio. Its yours for the taking. A party date is near.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 Fancy that, Sagittarius. Someone is in dire need, and you come to their rescue. Be careful that you dont make a habit of it. A card bears good news. Across1. Baker's dozen? 5. Bed board 9. Corolla part 14. Withdraw gradually 15. Container weight 16. Deposed leader, perhaps 17. Betrothal gifts (2 wds) 20. Do museum work 21. Short, sharp drum sound (hyphenated) 22. Jail, slangily 23. Balances 25. Without previous examination (2 wds) 29. Not yet dry 32. Doing nothing 33. Fail to see 34. Kidney waste product 36. Approaches 38. Brown-capped mushroom 39. Blends 40. Am able to (old style) 41. Experienced 43. Sean Connery, for one 44. Antiquity, in antiquity 45. Expressions of loathing 48. Wilkes-___, Pa. 49. Elephant's weight, maybe 50. Stanley Kowalksi's wife 53. Rat 57. Respect of one nation for another's laws (3 wds) 60. Gorillalike 61. Old Glory 62. Clothing 63. Airheaded 64. Sort 65. Eye afflictionDown1. The America's Cup trophy, e.g. 2. Characteristic carrier 3. Comedian's stock 4. "Invasion of the Body ___," film 5. Chest protector 6. Flimsy, as an excuse 7. "___ we having fun yet?" 8. Big ___ Conference 9. Yearly (2 wds) 10. Leaves 11. Hair colorer 12. Aquatic plant 13. "___ we forget" 18. Attack 19. Certain surgeon's "patient" 23. Core 24. Evening bell 25. Because 26. Archetype 27. Pituitary, e.g. 28. Neigh softly 29. Expression that radio message will be acted upon 30. ___ a high note (2 wds) 31. Exams 35. Plastics containing organic material 37. Furtive 42. Power 46. Inside shot? (hyphenated) 47. Barfly's binge 48. Seventh heaven 50. Bunch 51. Pith helmet 52. Give off, as light 53. Become unhinged 54. Boor 55. May racing event, for short 56. "___ quam videri" (North Carolina's motto) 58. "How ___ Has the Banshee Cried" (Thomas Moore poem) 59. Bug out 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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Entertainment 3B Beacon, November 28, 2013 082913 Saturday, December 7thPearl Harbor Remembrance Wreath Ceremony 11am-12:30 Open House & Fr ee Lunch till 2:30 Everyone Welcome!111413Free Parking Available in the Pass behind the Post.12901 Gulf Blvd. Madeira Beach 397-3767Steak Dinner starting at 5pm 7pm Karaoke with Muffy OFSEMINOLEPhotowithSantaincludesLunch$15Photo only with Santa $10 Photo of Child with Santa to Bring Home FREE Kids Meal Tickets for Another Visit10799 Park Blvd., Seminole 727.393.2880 A DESIGNATED PORTION TO GIVE TO THE KIWANIS CLUB OF SEMINOLE112813 December 7th1ampm(Call for Reservations)Lunch & Photo with Santa 112813 9531 Bay Pines Blvd.Hours: Mon.-Thurs 9am-9pm Fri.-Sat. 9am-10pm Sun. 9am-7pm727.394.PIPO (7476)Place your order online at www.pipos1979.com NOW HIRING!Not valid with any other offers. Buy 1 Entree, Get the 2nd at HALF PriceOf Equal or Lesser Value. With Purchase of 2 Drinks. Dine-in Only. Expires December 5, 2013Lunch or Dinner112813 HALF OFF Serving Beer & WineNow Taking Catering Holiday Orders! FOOD FUN COCKTAILS GAMESTOWNS BEST SPORTS COVERAGE 9685 Bay Pines Blvd.SEMINOLE(Across from VA Hospital) Import & Domestic Bucket Specials Sat. & Sun.393-9110HAPPY HOUR DAILY MON. FRI. 11am 7pmKID FRIENDLYEVERY FRIDAY 55 WINGS 4-7pmDRINK SPECIAL Buy 1 Drink Get 2nd Drink FREE!www.thesportsbarandgrill.com 112813 TRIPLE THE POT! TOURNEYS NOV. 29 DEC. 3 6 & 11POOL SUN. & MON. 8PM DARTS TUES., WED., FRI. CORNHOLE SAT. Open 6pm Thanksgiving Day Nov. 28th NFLSUNDAY TICKETESPNGAME PLAN Jersey GiveawaysEqual or Lessor Value BURGERS WINGS SEAFOODPOOL DARTS VIDEO GAMES 112813 Trees and Traditions set at Heritage VillageLARGO Heritage Village will present Trees and Traditions, a Pinellas holiday celebration from 1850 through 1950, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This special day of holiday-related activities include childrens activities and crafts, holiday music, tours, a special visit from Santa Claus and a Holiday Marketplace. Guests may visit the Heritage Villages historical houses, many of which will be decorated true to their period, locality and lifestyle, from an elaborately decorated Victorian home, to a simply adorned 1852 log cabin. Visitors also can find one-of-akind holiday gifts at the Beach Cottage Gift Shop. Even Santa will join in the fun, reading letters aloud that children wrote to the St. Petersburg Times in the early 1900s. Children of all ages can enjoy G Scale Model Train layout as well as displays from the Tampa Bay Miniature Enthusiasts. Admission is free to children younger than 12; suggested minimum donation of $2 per adult. The Pinellas County Historical Society sponsors the event. Free parking will be available at the Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road and the Heritage Village/Florida Botanical Gardens parking lot at 12211 Walsingham Road. Heritage Village is located at 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. For information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/heritage or call 582-2123. Heritage Village is a living history museum that 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 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. Photo courtesy of PINELLAS COUNTY COMMUNICATIONSHeritage Villages historical houses are decorated for the holidays during the Trees and Traditions event on Saturday, Dec. 7. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will offer music, tours and a special visit from Santa Claus. SAFETY HARBOR The city of Safety Harbor and the public art committee are seeking proposals from artists, or artist teams, for two outdoor temporary sculpture exhibits and six art walls that will be on display from January through December 2014. The application deadline is Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Interested artists should visit www.Safety HarborPublicArt.com and download the application. Call Shannon Schafer at 7241562, ext. 1516, or email sschafer @cityofsafetyharbor.com.Safety Harbor seeks artist proposals

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4B Entertainment Beacon, November 28, 2013 SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE 032813 www.TBNweekly.com CLICK PRINT SAVE!Its Easy ... Its Fast ... You Save!PRINTABLE COUPONS Get The NewsALL FORFREE!Sign Up Today! www.TBNweekly.com e-Editions040413 Monday Dance 1:30-4:30pm w/Bobby Tess Friday, November 29 Ray Curtisss Saturday, November 30 J ust Us Sunday, December 1 Ray Curtiss 3 -6pm FRIDAY FISH FRY 4:30-7pm $7 Fried, blackened, grilled, with fries, slaw & dinner roll Lunch Tuesday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm Sat. & Sun. Cookout & Tiki Bar 1-5pm 1st Sun. of the month-breakfast 8am-11am 1st Tuesday Spaghetti Dinner 5pm-7pmThe Friendliest Post in Seminole!Dining Room Open to the PublicLegion Membership Required For Alcohol 112813 2013 / 2014 / 2014 Season S Season Tickets Start at $15 112813 101713 GOLFSPECIAL18 HOLESMake Tee Times on line baypointegolf.net 9399 Commodore Dr., Seminole595-2095SANDWEDGE FOOD & SPIRITS18 Hole Par 61$18 WALK $25 RIDEEVERYDAY$15 WALK $22 RIDEAFTER 1:30 PM112813 125 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach727-595-1320 www.jdsrestaurant.com Restaurant & LoungeCasual Waterfront Dining on the Intracoastal BreakfastSpecials! from $2& UpTues.-Fri. Live EntertainmentEvery Day Inside and Outside $1 Tacos & Hot Dogs THURSDAY Chicken Wings Specials SUNDAY $6.75 HAPPY HOUR 8AM-6PM CHEAP DRINKSMake This Holiday Brighter For A ChildCelebrating28 Years! TUESDAYCustomer Appreciation Early Birds ALL DAY & NIGHTExp. 12/12/13NOON 6pmWith Purchase of Drink. In Lounge Only. Exp. 12/12/13With Purchase of Drink. Dine in only. Exp. 12/12/13And Under! Noon-4pmCall ahead and take your lunch to the beach!LUNCH BASKETS 112813 Silent Auction of Fully Decorated Christmas Trees, Vacation Packages, Rum Cakes & More to Benet Local Toy Drives. Saturday, December 7 10am-5pm By SUZETTE PORTERIt doesnt take snow to celebrate the winter holidays in Pinellas County. Plenty of festive fun can be found throughout each and every town, including the following.Holiday boat parades St Pete Beach and South Pasadena holiday lighted boat parade ST. PETE BEACH The St Pete Beach and South Pasadena holiday lighted boat parade is Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. The event starts at the Blind Pass Bridge and heads south to the Bayway Bridge. There are cash and other prizes available to winning entries. Entry is free. Entries are limited. To register your boat or get more information contact Mandy Edmunds at 727-363-9245 or a.edmunds@stpetebeach.org. Lighted Boat Parade and Tree Lighting DUNEDIN Lighted Boat Parade and Tree Lighting is Saturday, Dec. 7, 6 to 9 p.m., at Dunedin Marina/Edgewater Park, 51 Main St. Decorated, lighted boats will leave Marker 1 Marina at 6 p.m. and proceed south through the Intracoastal Waterway to Marker 2, turn around and arrive at the Dunedin Marina at about 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Dunedin Boat Club, Dunedin Parks & Recreation Department and Marker 1 Marina. Festivities also include Holiday music, smores and Santa arriving on the last boat and preside over the tree lighting ceremony. Free to attend. Bring lawn chairs. For boat registration, call 692-6440. For general information, call 812-4531. Island Estates Yacht Club Holiday Boat Parade CLEARWATER The 2013 Memorial Holiday Boat Parade, organized by the Island Estates Yacht Club, is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be a pre-parade captains meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m., at the Clearwater Yacht Club, 830 S. Bayway Blvd., Clearwater. Call 447-6000. The decorated boats will assemble in Mandalay Channel located between Island Estates and Clearwater Beach at 6 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., the lead boat will proceed northward through Mandalay Channel. Then the parade will weave in and out of many of the Island Estate canals before heading over to Coachman Park around 8 p.m. From there the boats will go under the new Memorial Causeway Bridge turning into the Clearwater Marina Channel before navigating to the Clearwater Yacht Clubs judging stand. Cash and gift certificate prizes, donated by many area businesses, will be awarded to the bestdecorated boats. There is no parade entry fee. Anyone interested in participating can call IEYC Fleet Captain Paul Lightfoot at 744-1728 oremailliteft@msn.com. The Island Estates Yacht Club Boat Parade is one of the largest and most popular marine events in the Clearwater area. This is its 39th year. The parade honors the memory of Island Estates Yacht Club members who have passed away during the year. Redington Beaches and Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade REDINGTON BEACHES/INDIAN SHORES The Redington Beaches/Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade Committee announced that the 2013 edition of the annual Holiday Boat Parade will be staged on Sunday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6 p.m. Participating boats are requested to rendezvous just north of the Tom Stuart (Madeira Beach) Causeway at approximately 5:45 p.m. This year, the committee hopes to increase the value of the prizes distributed to the winning boats. Last year, the total prize value exceeded $4,000, shared among the almost 30 boats entered. As in previous years, the boats will cover a route following the Intracoastal Waterway from just north of the Tom Stuart Causeway Bridge (Redington Beach) to The Pub restaurant in Indian Shores. The route meanders into the creeks and canals that branch off the ICW, passing along the shoreline of each of the participating communities. The Captains meeting for participating boats is Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., at the Town Hall of North Redington Beach, 190 173rd Ave., North Redington Beach. The awards ceremony will take place at The Pub Restaurant, the major sponsor of the parade, following the arrival of the last boat parade participant. Again this year, Steve Westphal, owner of The Pub, has graciously extended an invitation to all participants to dock their boats overnight in the restaurants marina. Major prizes, consisting of gifts and cash, are given to the top three boats in each category. The three judging categories are based on the lengths of the participating boats; typically, the categories break at approximately less than 25 feet, to 35 feet, and over 35 feet. The Committee tries to put equal numbers of boats in each category. Prize donations were received last year from more 55 local businesses, such as the Salt Rock Grill Restaurant, Wilson Realty, Park Circle Bed & Breakfast and the Doubletree Beach Resort. Additionally, every boat that enters receives a gift, chosen by the Committee, as a remembrance of their participation. Entry forms for the parade are available now at the Town Halls and Web sites of the participating towns. Entry forms will also be distributed to local marinas for boaters to pick up. The Boat Parade Committee has also allocated up to $25 per boat for the rental of portable generators to operate the decorative lighting used by the boats. Boat captains should submit a copy of their rental receipt to claim reimbursement. For more information about the Redington Beaches/Indian Shores Boat Parade, call Dave Will, Committee Chairman at 459-9710.Holiday parades Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade LARGO The third annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 to 4 p.m., through Largos Old Northwest neighborhood. Last year, more than 2,000 people came out to watch more than 60 floats in the parade. The Largo High School marching band will participate this year. Participation in the parade is $50 per decorated float. All proceeds go to the Suncoast Voices for Children Foundation. Sponsorship costs $250 and includes a business logo on the parade banner at the front of the parade. The parade is scheduled before the Holiday Stroll in Largo Central Park. For more information and to register, visit discoverlargo.com. Holiday Street Parade INDIAN ROCKS BEACH The city of Indian Rocks Beach is planning its annual holiday street parade and invites groups and citizens to participate. The parade lineup converges Dec. 8 at noon at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Second Street. At 1 p.m., it will begin to weave throughout each finger, ending at Kolb Park, 1507 Bay Palm Blvd. The parade route is 23 miles. After the parade, the city will host its annual childrens holiday party in the civic auditorium, 1507 Bay Palm Blvd. Entry forms must be completed via mail or fax by Dec. 5. To obtain a form visit www.indian-rocks-beach.com. Call Diane Erb at 595-2517. Holiday Illuminated Night Parade SEMINOLE The ninth annual Holiday Illuminated Night Parade is Sunday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. on 113th Street North from the Seminole Mall to the Seminole Recreation complex. This event is co-sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seminole. For more information, call the Chamber at 392-3245. St. Pete Beach Holiday Parade ST. PETE BEACH St. Pete Beach Holiday Parade is Saturday, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m. Parade route and application for entry is on the St Pete Beach Recreation Departments website at www.spbrec.com. Category awards will be given out. For more information, call Mandy Edmunds at 727-363-9245 or a.edmunds@stpetebeach.org.Holiday events and light displays Lights in the Gardens to open LARGO The Florida Botanical Gardens Foundations Holiday Lights in the Gardens will be open from Friday, Nov. 29, to Wednesday, Jan. 1, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Stroll through this years display of more than 750,000 twinkling lights and holiday decorations. A donation of $2 per person (13 years and older) is recommended. Events scheduled during the Holiday Lights include a Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation gift and plant sale on Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and a dog parade on Sunday, Dec. 29, starting at 1 p.m. The Florida Botanical Gardens is located at 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo, with an alternate entrance at 12211 Walsingham Road. The gardens remain open from 7 a.m. until dusk every day, with free admission during daylight hours. For more information, visit www.flbg.org or call 582-2100. Oakdale Christmas Light display ST. PETERSBURG The Oakdale Christmas Light display opens Friday, Nov. 29, and continues through Jan. 3, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at 2719 Oakdale St. S., St. Petersburg. The display includes about 500,000 lights on a half-acre lot. A walking yard tour includes an 18-train HO scale model railroad, moving and animated items, inflatables, lighted figures and displays. Enjoy hands-on games and bubble machines for the kids. Several trees tower over the display, including one rising to 70 feet. The free Christmas display started in 1977 and was among the top three finalists on NBCs Today Show, Ill Be Home for Christmas. It also was featured on HGTVs All Out Christmas Special and in People Magazine. It takes 10 people about three months to install. About 10 trailer loads bring items from storage. The display is powered by three electrical meters. To get to the display, take I-275 to exit 22 (old exit 9), which is 175 E. Turn right on Fourth Street, heading south. Go 1 mile, crossing over 22nd Avenue South. Next street on left is Oakdale. Go two blocks, park or look. For more information, visit ChristmasDisplay .org. Largo Holidays in the Park Arts & Crafts Show LARGO Celebrate the holidays with a weekend of talented crafters and artists offering original and unique items Saturday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Largo Central Park. Largo Holidays in the Park Arts & Crafts Show includes specialty food vendors, Christmas carolers and spectacular holiday lights in the park. Santa Claus will visit, so bring the kids. There will be lots of giveaways and raffles for cash gift cards and grand prizes. Free drawings are held three times per day. Grand prizes are at end of each day. Visit loganjadepromotions.com or call 321-300-4509. Chanukah Extravaganza ST. PETERSBURG The 10th annual Chanukah Extravaganza is Sunday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. The Pardes Rock Band will be rolling into town for a rocking performance. The Chabad Jewish Center invites the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at the extravaganza, featuring the Pardes Rock Band. The event is free of charge. Pardes is a Jewish rock band that defines the current state in the evolution of Jewish music. The band brings positive spiritual content together with rock sound and a hint of Mediterranean and Hassidic influence, and creates todays Jewish rock. The live shows performed by the band are always an uplifting experience where the audience is taken on an inspiring spiritual journey. Music is the path to the soul, and Pardes delivers. Take a walk down memory lane while enjoying delicious hot brisket sandwiches, knishes, and jelly donuts, among other food concessions. Bring your family to enjoy flying on the bungee jumping and inflatable slide. Children will enjoy crafts and face painting. Public dignitaries and community leaders will attend the ceremony and will assist in kindling the giant Menorah. Chanukah, a celebration for all time is highlighted by the kindling of the Menorah each night of the holiday.2013 holiday calendars filled with fun for the family See HOLIDAY EVENTS, page 8B

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Classieds 5B Beacon, November 28, 2013 35. Mobile Home Sales 145. Unfurnished Houses 175. Unfurnished Apts. 195. Seasonal Rentals 301. Clinical Study 485. Help Wanted 1. House SalesBELLEAIR BLUFFS No Flood Insurance Worries Here. Nice 2BR/2BA w/ Florida Room and One Car Garage. John Doran Realty (727)447-9579. ST. PETE BEACH 2BR/2BA Too Cute For Words. For Photos and More Information Visit: www.7623gulfblvd.com. $189,000. Jared Salzman, Century 21/Jim White & Associates. (727)515-3462 5. R.E. Sales 10. Waterfront SalesPANORAMIC WATER VIEW 2BR/2BA Condo On Lake Seminole Peninsula. Motivated Seller! $125,000. Virgil Sweet, Charles Rutenberg Realty, (727)410-1205. 20. Condo SalesSHIPWATCH YACHT & TENNIS CLUB 2BR/2BA, 1,245SF, Walk to Beach, No Flood Zone. Granite/ Tile, Updated Throughout. $190,000. Furnished. (727)595-1662. llydon@tampabay.rr.com MADEIRA BEACH Sea Towers, Waterfront, High Floor, 1BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Furnished, +Carport. (727)546-0215, (727)512-3520. BELLEAIR 2BR/2BA Covered Parking, Pool, Close to Beach, Shopping, Quiet. $98,000. (727)754-4766, Before 9:00AM, After 7:00PM. 35. Mobile Home Sales SEMINOLE. CLEAN? QUIET? CONVENIENT? EASY TO OWN? YES! 55+ Several Homes To Choose From. Starting At $2,500. Background Check Required, $60. Call Now! (727)393-0151 TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. First Time Homebuyer Program*1-800-806-5154www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 yearsLow Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance AvailableHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County062013 SEMINOLE GARDENSNOW IS THE TIME TO BUY WHILE THE PRICES ARE STILL LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX1BR/1BA 704 sq. ft. Crown Molding, 55+, Furnished $24,900 1BR/1BA, 1,012 sq. ft. Ground Floors, 55+, Parkview, Furnished $39,000Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, IV, Broker Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com112113 60. Timeshare SalesBERKSHIRES, MASS. 4 Consecutive July Weeks Available In Same Unit, 2BR/2BA Townhouse. $2,500 Each. For More Info Call (727)648-6747. 95. Property Mgmt. 105. Lots & Acreage 130. Cemetery LotsLAWN CRYPT DOUBLE DECK Concrete Lined With Marker. Worth $7,000 asking $6,000. (727)204-1759. 145. Unfurnished HousesLARGO/ OAKHURST 2BR/2BA, Garage, Caged Pool. Yard & Pool Service Included. $1,350/Mo. Petless. CLS Realty, (727)595-3333. LARGO: 3BR/1.5BA/1CG, Screen Enclosed Patio. Close To Beach. Pet OK w/Deposit. $1,200/Mo. Annual. Floridas Best Accommodations, (727)517-9404. LARGO: NEAR BEACH 3BR/2BA/2CG, Screened Porch, Fireplace. $1,275/Month +1st, Last, Security. Lawn Maintenance Included. (727)593-9773 Affordable 55+ Living GLENWOOD ESTATES: 5 Star, Land Owned.All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP., Furnished $175/Mo. Maint. No Flood Insurance Required 12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo.Brochures Available At Clubhouse. #5 2/2/2, Lake View, Furnished, $65,888. #85 Large 2/2/2, $59,888. #129 2/2/1 w/Extra Drive, $52,888. For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 112113 All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. NEAR BELLEAIR, BEAUTIFUL BUILDING LOT 100 x 100. Zoned R3. End of a quiet street! Manufactured home OK. $30,000. (727)773-6211 091913 SEMINOLE: 13124 92nd Avenue. Near Schools. 3BR/2BA/2CG, Bonus Room, C/H/A, Fireplace, Patio, Fenced yard. Tile floors throughout. $1,400/Month +security. (727)515-5481. SEMINOLE 4BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Large Fenced Yard. No Pets. $1,175/Mo. +Security. Will Accept Section 8. (727)415-0660. BELLEAIR 2BR + DEN /2BA Corner Lot, Covered Porch. $1,600/month w/ Lawn Service. (727)804-9350 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 608SF, 55+, Ground Floor, $675/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 BELLEAIR BLUFFS, Harbor Club 2BR/2BA, Overlooks Intracoastal. Includes W/S/T, Cable. No Pets. $1,500/Mo. Yearly. (304)673-4726. SEA TOWERS, 55+. 2BR/2BA Corner Unit. 3 Month Minimum/ Full-Time Considered. Furnished, Cute & Clean. (847)639-5969 160. Unfurnished CondosNEW ATLANTIS CLUB 2BR/1BA First Floor, New Carpeting. Walk To Shopping. No Pets. $750/Mo. www.ShipwatchRealty.com Shipwatch Realty, (727)596-6508. BELLEAIR BLUFFS 2BR/2BA First Floor Corner, Covered Parking, Pool, W/D Inside. No Pets. $800/Mo. (727)581-2103. NEAR DOWNTOWN CLEARWATER 1BR/1BA, W/D in Unit., Pool, Exercise Room. $850/Month, Includes W/S/T. Annual. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. FIVE TOWNS/ ST. PETE: Lakefront, 2BR/2BA, 55+, 1,100SF, Screened Lanai. $850/Month. FREE Heat, Water, Cable. (727)397-5007. SEMINOLE, 2BR/2BA, 2nd Floor, Corner Unit, W/D Hookup. Garden Tubs, Walk-in Closets, Screened Patio, 5/Minutes from Beach, Gated, Clubhouse, Fitness Center, Resort-style Pool, Tennis Court, Beautiful Views, Internet access. $1,045/Month. (727)480-0927. 170. Furnished Apts.MADEIRA BEACH: 1BRs & Efficiencies. Fully Equipped. Weekly. No Pets. Includes Utilities. (727)397-4130. CLEARWATER STUDIOStarting at $179/Week. No security. No Credit Check. Free WIFI access. Pets OK. MOVE IN TODAY!! (727)445-7134. precisionpropertymanagement.net 175. Unfurnished Apts.AFFORDABLE & CLEAN DUNEDIN Room, $85/Wkly. LARGO Studio, $145/Wkly. Free Electric & Water. No Pets. Call Or Click 586-2412.com SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. 1BR Standard, Unfurnished, Annual. Winter Rentals; 1BR Deluxe & 2BR/2BA. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFS Deluxe 1-2BRs, 1st-2nd Floor. Overlooking Non-smoking Center Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool. Great Location 1 Block From Shopping & Intracoastal. 2942 West Bay Dr. Call for Info (727)754-0444 BELLEAIR BLUFFS Clean & Quiet. 2BR/1BA, $750/Mo. 1BR/1BA, $650/Mo. Includes W/S/G. Cat OK. (727)455-2260. LARGO, 215B 11TH ST. SW. 2BR, Duplex, C/H/A, Nice Condition, Laundry/ Utility Room, Smoke Free, Credit Check, $675/Month, (727)584-6283. NICELY UPDATED, LARGE 2BR/1BA, Convenient Location, Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. $795/Mo. Low Deposit. Private Owners. Call (727)224-8690. NORTH ST. PETE, 1BR/1BA Includes A/C, Water, Trash. On-site Laundry. $650/Month. +Deposit, Lease. (727)692-0899. LARGO 1BR/1BA 55+, No Pets. $600/month + Electric. (727)953-7602 or (727)643-9142 185. Beach RentalsINDIAN ROCKS BEACH Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs starting at: $329/week +tax through 12/31/13. Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. Ask about our Fall Specials! (727)595-3000. www.SunshineCozyCottages.com FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED 1-5 Bedrooms Condos, Houses, Duplexes Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797 Tropical Isles Realty, Inc. (727)593-0744, (800)655-0744. SAND KEY: DANS ISLAND Furnished, 2BR/2BA Condo. Beautiful Intracoastal View! $1,800/Month. Annual. (404)723-5690. CLEARWATER BEACH Furnished, Large 1BR or 2BR Condo. Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Monthly Available. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 2BR/1BA IRB CONDO On Intracoastal. Close To Beach & Park. 1st Floor Corner. Front Door Parking. Pets Okay. $1,100/Mo. Annual. (727)599-5229. ISLAND ESTATES: 1BR/1BA, Beautiful Waterview, Mintues To Beach, Publix. Annual, $900/Mo. Seasonal, $1,400/Mo. (773)550-1878, (773)286-2051. 190. Waterfront RentalsMADEIRA BEACH CONDO 55+. 2BR/2BA. Annual lease only. No pets. Non-smoking. $1,400/Mo. (727)391-6407. AVAILABLE NOW!2 Bedroom/2 Bath Second Floor Apartment 1050 Sq. Ft. $950.00/Month Includes Extended Cable, Water, Sewer & Trash. Updated Kitchen Cabinets Dishwasher, Ceiling Fan. Updated Bathroom Vanities. DONT MISS THIS GORGEOUS APARTMENT!(727) 585-3723WWW.IMPERIALPALMS.COM 11141355+ Community & Pet Friendly SAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)595-5774. SAND KEY Clearwater Beach, Unfurnished, Large 2BR or 3BR Condo, Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Monthly Available. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 210. Mobile Hm. RentalsNEAR BAY PINES VA & Madeira Beach, 1BR. Includes W/S/G, Cable. Pets OK. $555/Mo. +$300 Sec. (727)393-1628. AFFORDABLE CONVENIENT Medium 1BR $125/Week. Monster 1BR $185/Week with C/H/A. Large 2BR $175/Week. Rent includes W/S/G/L. Pet Friendly. All Ages. Gulf Breeze MHP. (727)474-1074 245. Room For RentSAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. SEMINOLE, HEARTBREAK HOUSE A PEACE MAKER. Quiet, Furnished, Share House, Pool, Cable, W/D, All Included. $130/Week and Up. B.G.C. (727)288-1090. ROOMMATE WANTED Redington Beach. Unfurnished. Smoker, Non-drinker OK. MUST Have Job, Car, Drivers License. $400/Month. (727)253-2317 255. Accom. To ShareFEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED Private Bedroom/ Bath in North St Pete. $500/Month Includes Utilities. (727)475-6509. 265. Commercial RentalsOFFICE SPACE $482 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. VERY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY For Retail/ Service/ Office. High Traffic Visibility In Great Location Of Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. Perfect For Dog Grooming, Massage, Nails, Yoga, Etc, Etc. Use Your Creativity! Approx. 1,300SF. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. Also Has A 2BR/1BA Apt. On Property To Oversee Your Business If Desired. Must See! Only $1,245/Mo. Call (727)224-8690. 301. Clinical StudyIRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfort putting a cramp in your lifestyle? Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS, you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now. If you qualify for this study, you may receive at no no cost: Investigational medication for IBS; study related care from a local doctor; compensation for time and travel. Contact Joann at: Florida Center for Gastroenterology (727)544-1600 or email clinicalstudiesfcfg@yahoo.com for more information. 8250 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 200, Largo MISCELLANEOUS 302. Tickets 345. Lost & FoundLOST DOG: Miniature Pinscher, black/brown female, missing since 11/6, area of Rosery Rd., Largo. Heartbroken owner. REWARD. (727)470-9799. Lost Camera: Black Canon Point & Shoot, 11/17 eve. in north parking lot of Middle Grounds Restaurant, Treasure Island. REWARD. (727)593-5303. 355. AdoptionARE YOU PREGNANT? A Childless, Married Couple, (in our 30s) seeks to adopt. Will be hands on Mom and devoted Dad. Financially secure. Expenses paid. Nicole & Frank. 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 PREGNANT? Thinking about Adoption? Choose the Perfect Family For Your Baby Benefits may include: Free Apartment Free Medical Care Free Counseling Experienced Adoption Entity (727)421-2514 FL BAR #0967841 435. Adult Care & Svcs.CAREGIVER/ COMPANION 30-Years Experience, Excellent References. I Will Meet All Your Loved Ones Needs! Available for Errands/ Doctor Appointments. (727)259-4515. SENIORS DAILY ADULT CARE Enrich Your Daily Lives. Conversing & Interacting w/ Other Seniors in a Happy, Friendly & Beautiful Environment. Join Us Today! (727)667-2775 CARE GIVER Available Daily Visits, Outings, Appointments, Shopping, Travel, Errands, Pet Sitting. Honest, Reliable. Affordable. Over 20/Years Experience. (727)773-6293. 485. Help Wanted Ages 18-64 Medicare, Medicaid, Self Pay Not Accepted 6 Months No Cost(727)447-3434Southeast Regional Arthritis Center 112113 101013-1 EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807 EXPERIENCED Housekeepers wanted. P/T, Saturdays and Sundays required. Apply in person: Legacy Vacation Club 19607 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores RESIDENT AIDES Pinecrest Place, a premier retirement community, is seeking aides to provide daily care to our AL & Memory Care residents. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Part-time, various shifts. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or send resume to Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP SERVERSPinecrest Place Retirement Community is looking for mature candidates to work in our Dining rooms, to include Assisted Living and Memory Care. We have FT & PT multiple positions open; various hours including weekends & holidays. We are looking for candidates to provide quick, efficient, and pleasant delivery of food to our residents & guests, ensuring all quality standards of food service are being met. We offer competitive wages. Position requires Level II background screening; EOE; Drug-free workplace. Please apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. or send resume to: Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com APPOINTMENT SETTERS/ TELEMARKETERSMust Be Reliable, Fast Paced. People Needed For Setting Travel Club Appointments. Weekly Pay $8-$10 Per Hour Or Commission 26-35 Hrs/ Wk. Apply In Person; Sun-Thurs, 3-9. (727)393-6000 Ext. 0. American Travel, 9466 Seminole Blvd. COOK/ BAKER Pinecrest Place Retirement Community Located in Largo is Seeking Candidates for PT Cook/ Baker Position. Are You Looking for Extra Money for the Holidays? If So, We Are Looking For Temporary Part Time Help on our Culinary Staff. Applicants Required to have Experience Working With Food Preparation, Event Planning, Creativity and Motivation to Excel A Plus. Some Weekend Hours Required. Please complete an application at 1150 8th Ave. SW; Largo or Fax Fesume to 727-581-8409 or E-mail to Margaret.kristall @brookdaleliving.com EOE; Drug Screen, Background Check & Fingerprinting Required. EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER PT/FT. Seminole/Largo. Must Be Available Monday-Friday, 9-4. Clean Background. Must Have Own Transportation. (727)804-1116 THRIFT STORE MANAGER II in Dunedin ----------------------Applicants must have at least five (5) successful years of work experience in a supervisory, retail position.----------------------$41,000 Annually Full-Time EXCELLENT BENEFITS APPLY BY EMAIL TO: Jeremy Buzbee Sheriffs Ranches Enterprises Director of Thrift Storesjbuzbee@ youthranches.org EOE/DFWP 072513 CLASSIFIEDSwww.TBNweekly.com To Place An Ad Call (727) 397-5563 Fax (727) 399-2042 or order your ad online 24/7 @ TBNweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon1-130 Real Estate Sales 135-290 Rentals 300 Notices 302 Tickets 305 Fun Things To Do 310 Good Things To Eat 315 Personals 320 Religious Personals 340 Happy Ads 345 Lost & Found 355 Adoption 360 Legal Services 370 Instructions/Tutors 375 Career Training 385 Beauty Services 390 Counseling 400 Health & Fitness 410 Massage Therapy 420 Babysitting 425 Child Care 430 Wheelchair & Sr. Transport 435 Adult Care & Services 455 Travel Services 470 Entertainment 485-530 Help/Work Wanted 535 Business Opportunity 545-582 Financial & Insurance Services 585 Auctions 590 Antiques & Collectibles 597 Coins & Stamps 599 Rental Equipment600-750 Merchandise to Buy/Sell755-805 Campers/RVs/Trailers 810-885 Automotive 890-915 Boats & Marine 970-980 Estate, Garage, Yard, Moving Sales Professional Services DirectoryClassieds Index PROSPECT TOWERS OF CLEARWATER 801 Chestnut Street, ClearwaterSENIORS 62+Affordable Efciencies From $450/month and 1 Bedrooms from $572/month INCLUDING ALL UTILITIES AND BASIC CABLE Small Pets Welcomed. Continental Breakfast Income Qualications. Non-Smokers Only727-447-5701 110713 MOVE-INSPECIALS 175. Unfurnished Apts 175. Unfurnished Apts SUBMIT YOUR CLASSIFIED AD ONLINEToo busy to call in to our ofce? Cant visit in person?Order your classied ad online, 24/7, quickly and easily. Visit www.TBNweekly.com, click on Place A Classied, complete & submit the form. A representative from the classied dept. will follow up with you during regular ofce hours to conrm your order and obtain payment information.ADS WILL NOT BE PLACED WITHOUT CONFIRMATION AND PAYMENT DETAILS FROM YOU.12607 111413 485. Help Wanted 485. Help Wanted FAXYOU R CLASSIFIED ADSFax Number399-2042at your convenience 24 Hours A Day!Please include for billing: Name and Address (include street address if P.O. Box is used). Contact person for billing and number where we can reach contact person Monday through Friday, 8:005:00 p.m. All Fax ads will be veried prior to publication. Deadline Monday Noon, Holiday Changes will be published. For Assistance Call397-5563 LOOK NO FURTHERIf you need to increase your business, our Professional Services Directory is where to place your ad. Reach over 200,000 readers each week. Call the classied department at 397-5563 today.Beacon Leader Bee

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6B Professional Services Beacon, November 28, 2013 PROFESSIONALSERVICES CASH PAID727.641.0903CALL 7:00 A.M. TO 10:00 P.M. GOLD, SILVER, JEWELRY, WATCHES, ANTIQUES, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, FISHING EQUIPMENT, KNIVES AND MORE. ONE ITEM OR ENTIRE ESTATE. WE COME TO YOU.110713 To Place An Ad Call 397-5563 Fax 399-204224 Hour Classieds www.tbnweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon 505. Part-Time Help 485. Help Wanted 525. Medical Help 535. Business Opportunities 660. Wanted to Buy 885. Autos Wanted 915. Boat-Marine Svc. EXPERIENCED HAIRSTYLIST Booth Rental, Seminole. (727)398-6600. HOUSEKEEPERS WANTED For beach resort condos. Full or part time. Apply in person Tuesday-Friday from 9am-3pm. RamSea Resort 17200 Gulf Blvd. North Redington Beach, 33708 Ask for Mariann or Carol. (727)397-0441. Background check required. FRONT DESK CLERK/RESERVATIONIST For busy vacation rental management company in North Redington Beach. Full time. Includes reservations, guest/owner services, daily accounting, reporting, inspections, etc. Experience preferred. Looking for mature, honest, reliable people person. Please fax resume to (727)397-8894, Attn: Julie Deliver the Home Delivery Independent Distributor Opportunities$800-$1,700/month Paid WeeklyOpportunities throughout Pinellas County Early Morning Hours Must be at least 18 Valid drivers license Reliable vehicle & car insurance Tampabay.com/distributor866-498-4637 LPN: PINECREST PLACE A Premier retirement community, is seeking an LPN. Candidate should have previous experience working in a geriatric environment and have a commitment to making a difference in the lives they touch. Part-time, Weekends Only. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, Send resume to Margaret.kristall @brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP. P/T RECREATION LEADER CITY OF GULFPORT. Immediate Evening Position Available For the Teen Night Program. Min. Req. HS Diploma and Prior Experience in Youth Recreation Activities. Entry $10.46/hr. Background, Drug Screen and Physical Will Be Conducted. Open Until Filled. Submit Application to 2401 53rd St. South. or Via Fax to (727)893-1026. EOE. P/T STAFF ASSISTANT CITY OF GULFPORT. Seeking an Experienced Office Professional to Assist Our Staff Within City Hall. Min. Req. HS Diploma, Strong Customer Service Skills and Two Years of Responsible Secretarial/ Staff Assistant Experience Required. $11.54/hr. Background, Drug Screen and Physical Will Be Conducted. Open Until Filled. Submit Application to 2401 53rd St. South or Via Fax to (727)893-1026. EOE. 515. Hospitality HelpF/T & P/T PREP COOK Sous Chef, Public Area Cleaner and Maintenance/Landscaping. Doubletree Beach Resort/ Restaurant. Apply At: 17120 Gulf Blvd. North Redington Beach (727)369-7101 525. Medical HelpCNAs, HHAs NEEDED FOR Pinellas County Area. Choose Your Hours. $10-15 Per Hour. (727)822-3034 CNAs & HHAs NEEDED. All days and hours. Live-in and Weekend availability a PLUS! Call Griswold Home Care. (727)547-7000 535. Business Opportunities 535. Business Opportunities Private Duty, In-Home-Care Flexible hours/days/nights Competitive pay 092712 Cost-Effective Statewide AdvertisingPlace Your Ad Of 25 Words or Less In More Than 100 Newspapers Across Florida For Only $475/week. You Can Reach Over 5 Million Readers Through Our Network Of Daily & Weekly Florida Newspapers. Contact Tampa Bay Newspapers Classified Dept. (727) 397-5563 072513 ESTABLISHED HAIR SALON For Sale, 48 Years In Business, Remodeled 5 Years Ago, 8 Stations. Busy Seminole Location. (727)422-8183. 585. AuctionsGRANNYS AUCTION(AB1769) Buying & Consigning. Free Antique Appraisals Tuesdays 12-4. Furniture, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, pottery, glass, military, sterling, gold, etc. (727)572-1567 5175 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater 600. MerchandiseMOVING MUST SELL! Large Wooden Shed. Well Built, Has Dbl. Doors & Window w/Screen, Price Reduced To $750. Aprilia Sport City 250 w/Warranty, $3,200. Buy The Scooter, Get The Shed FREE! LR Small Maple Table w/Drawer, $15. Large Loveseat, Green, Dbl. Reclining, $50. Rug, 4x6, Green w/Leaf Pattern, $25. Large Armoire w/Shelves & Drawers, $75. Maple Night Stand, $10. Motor Scooter, Other Misc. Items. Come Look! (727)251-2511, (727)459-4220. LAWN MOWERS, GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT! 6 to choose from. My hobby, reconditioned, like new! 5 self-propelled, 1-push & others. Starting $75-$175. Also, 3 blowers, self-propelled leaf vacuum, 1 chain saw. (727)391-6937. JAZZY-PRIDE WHEELCHAIR Beautiful Condition. Brand New Batteries. Asking $575. (727)560-9491. KITCHEN BACK SPLASH TILE Brand New 35 Sheets TESORO Reflections 2x2 Tourmaline Glass Mosaic Tile w/ Adhesive. Originally $500, Now Sale for $300. (727)319-6892 635. Bargain CornerNEW MONGOOSE BICYCLE Red, 16 inch for 10 Year Old Boy. $100. Pick-up Only. (727)596-2003 640. FurnitureWHO NEEDS BLACK FRIDAY? Beautiful Vintage drafting/artists desk w/drawer. 48W x 36H Call for photo. $550. (727)421-9018 WHO NEEDS BLACK FRIDAY? Antique Mahogany Secretary 1920s. Beautiful condition, secret drawers. Original glass & keys. $1,100. Free delivery within reason. Call for photo. (727)421-9018. Advertise Your Business In Our Professional Service Section. Call 397-5563 DIABETIC TEST STRIPSFast Local Pick-Up *Top Dollar Paid!!* Any Type, Any Brand, We Come To You!! Call Bob, (727)204-0478. CASH PAID FOR GOLD, SILVER, JEWELRY, WATCHES, ANTIQUES. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, FISHING EQUIPMENT, KNIVES AND MORE. ONE ITEM OR ENTIRE ESTATE. WE COME TO YOU. (727)641-0903, CALL 7AM-10PM CASH PAID BY NEW ENGLAND Collector for Quality Old Items. Dishes, Books, Dolls, Paintings, Watches, Cameras, Coins, Stamps. Dave (207)649-9130. 815. Classic CarsNISSAN 1985 300ZX Runs perfect. One Owner, No Accidents. Body Perfect. 5-Speed Standard. 156K Miles. $1,599. (727)738-4454. CORVETTE 1980, 305 Engine, Automatic Transmission. Low miles. Black on Black. Metal T-top. $10,000, OBO. (727)584-2456. Leave Message. 827. Auto RepairPower Window & Lock Repair Licensed, Mobile, Guaranteed. Free Estimates. (727)322-3050 AllPowerAuto.com Jim Sailor 830. Van & SUV SalesDODGE 2013 GRAND CARAVAN Wheelchair Van With 10 Lowered Floor, Ramp & Tie Downs. For More Info Please Call Ben At (727)644-6101. 885. Autos Wanted THINKING ABOUT SELLING OR TRADING?I Will Pay More Than Trade-In On Good, Clean, Low-Mileage Vehicles. Harold Corey, Auto Borker(727)595-9393 ALL AUTOS WANTED With or without title. Any condition, make, year or model. We pay up to $20,000. Free towing. (813)516-0847. $400 & Up Minimum Guaranteed for Junk Vehicles, State Approved Disposal. Serving Pinellas 25 Years. (727)458-3721, (727)564-0831 $400 CASH & UP Complete Unwanted Junk Vehicles In Pinellas County. No Title Okay. Free Tow. (727)710-1702. 910. Boat SlipsWET SLIPS FOR RENTFrom 25-55. Sail Or Power. Easy Access To Gulf. Madeira Beach. Ample Parking $7.55/ Foot (727)641-6465. CALL EARLY TO PLACE YOUR CLASSIFIED AD 090513-2 The Good, The Bad The UglyCall Now727-400-1910 Got a Car You Wanna Sell022113 AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLINGRUNNING OR NOT, TITLE OR NO TITLE MON. SUN. 9AM 9PM FREE TOW 24/7 SE HABLA ESPAOL(727)286-3209www.WBCFast.com112113WE PAY $400 TO $6,000 CASH! TOMS SPECIALIZED MARINE LLC Yamaha and Mercury Outboard Repair & Repowering. Custom Electronics & Rigging. Winterizing & Seasonal Service. Authorized LandnSea Distributor. Reasonable Rates. (727)744-4352 975. Garage-Yard SalesCHAPEL TREASURES! An Unusual Thrift Shop Full Of Fine Things. Friday & Saturday, 8AM-12PM, 12601 Park Blvd. Seminole. (727)391-2919. We Accept Donations And Drop Offs As Well. coth@coth.org LARGO, OAK CREST MHP CARPORT SALE Saturday-Sunday Dec. 7th-8th, 8am-2pm. 9925 Ulmerton Rd. & Acorn, 435 16th Ave SE. INDIAN ROCKS BEACH ANNUAL GARAGE SALE Sat & Sun. Nov 30th-Dec 1st. 8AM-5PM. This is a Great Time to Drive Through the City and Find Many Bargains. Residents Will Open Their Doors & Sell, Sell, Sell! 980. Moving SalesMOVING MUST SELL! Large Wooden Shed. Well Built, Has Dbl. Doors & Window w/Screen, Price Reduced To $750. Aprilia Sport City 250 w/Warranty, $3,200. Buy The Scooter, Get The Shed FREE! LR Small Maple Table w/Drawer, $15. Large Loveseat, Green, Dbl. Reclining, $50. Rug, 4x6, Green w/Leaf Pattern, $25. Large Armoire w/Shelves & Drawers, $75. Maple Night Stand, $10. Motor Scooter, Other Misc. Items. Come Look! (727)251-2511, (727)459-4220. LARGO, SAT. 8AM-3PM Gently Used Womens Clothes. Furniture, Tools, Cookware, Household Items. 11496 Oak Lane. UNBEATABLE PRICE$! FA$T RE$ULT$!Sell Your Home In The Classieds!CALL TODAY! 397-5563 PALM HILL COUNTRY CLUBS ANNUAL FLEA MARKET CRAFT and BAKED GOODS SALE SATURDAY, 9AM-1PM DECEMBER 7TH North Recreation Center 401 8th Ave. SW, LargoBreakfast and Lunch foods available. 112813 Cabinets AC & Heating Ceramic Tile Computer Services Door Repairs Electrical HandymanWE BEAT HOME-CENTER PRICES 38/Years. Made in our shop. Reface, Repaint, Replace. (727)536-0859, (727)504-0953 Lic#C9362. www.cometcabinetsinc.com ALL WOOD CABINETS, Countertops. Reface/Replace. Free Estimates, Computer Design. 30 Yrs. #C-9055. (727)391-0959. MC/Visa/Discover. Kustom Kitchen, Inc. www.KustomKitchen.net Carpet Cleaning LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM & Hallway, $65. Also Furniture Cleaning. Carpet Stretching $50/Hr. (727)644-5848, (727)545-3855. CELTIC CARPET CLEANING $99 Whole House Deep Clean! No Hidden Charges! Snowbird Discount. Family Owned & Operated. 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References Available. Free Estimates. Lic #C-10361. Insured. Bob, (727)623-5504 WT TILE SPECIALIZING IN Bathroom Rnovations, Custom Showers, Floor Tile, Quality Workmanship, Affordable, Reliable, Clean. (727)433-4988. Lic#6368. Cleaning/JanitorialFREE ESTIMATES. If CLEAN Is What You Want, CLEAN Is What You Get, When You Call Georgette. (727)391-7866. AFFORDABLE, FREE Estimates Superior Cleaning. Residential, foreclosures, move-in/ out. Honest, professional, experienced. References/ Insured (727)565-9280. EUROPEAN CLEANING SERVICEResidential, Vacation Rentals, Move-In/ Out. 14 Years Experience. (813)408-9347. EXPERIENCED & HARDWORKING Ill Clean Your Home Like No Other! References Upon Request. Sebastian, (570)878-7737, (727)474-5402. NORMA JEANNES CLEAN Hardworking Boston Gal Will Do A Wicked Good Job! Excellent References. (727)559-1550. MARK EVANS COMPUTERS 50+ New & Used Laptops & Desktop Computers in Stock with Warranty. 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Call (727)398-5160. 082213 Patio Door Repair Specialist I Get Them Sliding Again No Installations. Angies List 2007-2008, 2010-2012 Super Service Award! (727)733-4353. www.PatioDoorRepairInc.com DraperiesCUSTOM DRAPERIES & Valances, Bedding, Cushions, Shades. Your Fabric Or Ours. Since 1981. (727)397-5708. SewFineCustomSewing.com Dryer VentsCLOTHES DRYER VENT Cleaning. Help Prevent Fires! Winter Special Only $59! Call Alex Now! Action Air Duct. (727)365-8461. Insured. DrywallBLEVINS DRYWALLNo Job Too Small! Water Damage, Ceilings, Texturing. Free Estimates. #C-7872/Ins. (727)638-4342 ElectricalAffordable Quality Work 24-Hour Service. Free Est. Senior Discount. #ER0009230 STEVEN HOBBS ELECTRIC, INC (727)441-2788 AXIOM POWER LLC Commercial/ Residential Services No Job too Small. Great Rates. Never a Service Charge When you Hire Us! Senior Discounts. Lic/Ins. ER-13014804 (727)687-4452, (813)308-9328 Also Available Weekends. GABRIEL ELECTRIC Rewires, Repairs, Upgrades. 24/7 Emergency Service. LOW Rates!! Senior Discounts. Since 1986. Insured. #ER0010733. (727)442-0845 $25 OFF ELECTRIC WORK Same-Day Service www.ThetaElectric.com All Calls Answered. No Job Too Small! Lic/ Insured. EC13004626. Military/ Senior Discounts. (727)475-2923. HASENEY Electrical Services Best Rates in Area. 35-Years Experience. Present this ad for the 5% discount. Insured. VISA/MC. EC13001677. (727)441-8434 B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS We Have The Solution! All Electrical Repairs/Installs. Fuses to Breakers! Senior Discounts! #ER13012577. (727)512-4250. Furniture Repair-RefinBRUCES FURNITURE Repair, Refinishing, Stripping. Specializing In Caning. Dont Buy New, RENEW! Free Estimates. (727)439-7324 Garage DoorsFREE ESTIMATES! DOORS/ OPENERS Installations/ Repairs. I Fix It Or Its Free!! C-8821/Ins. Advanced Garage Door Services.(727)585-3525 BROKEN DOOR? Springs Cables Rollers Prompt & Affordable Service. Discount Garage Doors & Openers. 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Chanukah also propagates the universal message that ultimately good will prevail over evil, freedom over oppression and light over darkness. In its Chanukah outreach campaign, Chabad Jewish Center of S. Petersburg joins thousands of Chabad centers across the globe that are staging similar public displays of the Menorah and its symbolic lights. From Australia to Africa, Columbia to Hong Kong, New York Citys ground zero to the White House lawn, hundreds of thousands will experience the joy of Chanukah with Chabad. For more information, call the Chabad Jewish Center at 344-4900. Winters Miracle on Cleveland Street CLEARWATER Ruth Eckerd Hall Inc. and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium offer Winters Miracle on Cleveland Street Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 to 10 p.m. The festivities kick-off with the official lighting of the all-new Capitol Theatre sign atop the nearly completed theatre by Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos, city and business leaders and officials from Ruth Eckerd Hall. The first 250 children (age 12 and under) will receive an exclusive holiday Winter plush toy. Presented by Bright House Networks, this free holiday festival returns for the sixth year when downtown Clearwaters Cleveland Street District is transformed into a holiday wonderland complete with Floridas largest natural snow slide, holiday crafts, train rides, inflatable attractions and an outdoor ice skating rink. Entertainment will include the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts tap dancers and live music from Tampa Bays favorite party band, Late Night Brass. Jon Bowzer Bauman, a founding member of Rock n Roll Hall of Famers Sha-Na-Na will be the Master of Ceremonies. Winters Dolphin Tale Adventure, located in the Harborview Center at the corner of Osceola and Cleveland streets, will be open to the public with free admission. Children will be able to have their photograph taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy the Hurricane Blizzard and the many educational exhibits inside. Families can participate in a scavenger hunt along Cleveland Street to win great prizes including tickets to upcoming performances at Ruth Eckerd Hall and the all-new Capitol Theatre. Other prizes include a register-to-win for the opportunity to be an extra in the upcoming film Dolphin Tale 2, an exclusive behind the scenes Dolphin Tale 2 family experience and exclusive Dolphin Tale 2 prizes. The festival will feature a variety of vendors throughout Cleveland Street providing holiday-themed food and refreshments. Holiday in the Park PINELLAS PARK The 11th annual Holiday in the Park event is set for Friday, Dec. 6, 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 7, noon to 9 p.m., at England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Ave. N. This community-wide family event will feature childrens games, entertainment, photos with Santa, hayrides, a childrens train ride and more. Call 541-0895 for more information. Theres Snow Place Like Tarpon Springs TARPON SPRINGS The annual Theres Snow Place Like Tarpon Springs festival is Friday, Dec. 6, 4 to 9 p.m. The festival area will cover Tarpon Avenue from Spring Bayou to Ring Street and Safford Avenue from Tarpon Avenue to Orange Street. The event includes horse-drawn carriage rides, falling snow and real reindeer. Take a Christmas hayride, do some holiday shopping or stick around for music, food and spirits at the main area, or watch an illuminated boat parade at the Spring Bayou. Childrens activities also will be available for families, as well as Santas Mailbox for all of your holiday letters. Holiday concert BELLEAIR The town of Belleairs holiday concert is Saturday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Call 518-3728. Christmas lighting ceremony ST. PETE BEACH Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church will host a Christmas lighting ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., outside the church at 107 16th Ave. All residents are invited to attend and join in the singing of Christmas carols while enjoying hot cocoa and homemade cookies. For more information on this and other church activities, call the church office at 360-5508 or email admin@pagchurch.org. Dunedin Youth Guild Tour of Homes DUNEDIN The Dunedin Youth Guild is hosting the 44th annual Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 7. The tour will begin with a tea served at Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church, 75 San Salvador Drive, starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. Guests can shop for holiday gifts at the guild boutique and with local vendors that will have a variety of merchandise for purchase. Five homes will be on the tour this year. Tour prices are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets may be purchased from any guild member or by calling 734-0394 and leaving a message. The Dunedin Youth Guild fundraising proceeds are 100 percent donated to schools, college scholarships and other childrens activities. Holiday showcase LARGO Enjoy an afternoon of dancing and singing Largos Holiday Showcase Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. The Tutterow Dancers, The Mcmillans, The Bates, The Indian Rocks Christian School Student Choir and the Strolling Carolers all will perform in the grand ballroom. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased at the Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. Visit Largo CommunityCenter.com or call 518-3131. HOLIDAY EVENTS, from page 4B



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Photos by JIM LAYFIELDRight, Osceolas Jamie Green steals a pass and breaks free down court to layup for two in a high school basketball game against Boca Ciega Nov. 18 at Osceola. Osceola was outmatched by Boca Ciega and was defeated 57-29. Above, Keke Harvey takes a jump shot from inside the key.Tough matchVIEWPOINTSBob McClureColumnist discusses a day in the courtroom. Page 13A. Brownfield resolution approvedCouncils approval paves the way for rehabilitation and redevelopment of Seminole Mall By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE City council members unanimously approved a resolution declaring the Seminole Mall property a blighted and contaminated site at its Nov. 12 meeting.This was the first in a three-step process for the land to receive a Brownfield designation from the state, which would pave the way for the long-awaited redevelopment of the property, located at the northeast corner of 113th Street North and Park Boulevard. A Brownfield designation will aid the futureenvironmental remediation, rehabilitation and economic development of the Seminole Mall area. Such a designation could lend itself to tax credits and grant money for the malls new owners, Seminole Mall, LP, and also protect them from environmental liability during the propertys redevelopment. Following the citys approval, Seminole Mall LP can now take its appeal for a Brownfield designation to the state.Miami-based attorneyMichael Goldstein, the environmental counsel to Seminole Mall LP, said the mall property formerly housed a gas station and a dry cleaner. These businesses are the sources of the sites contamination, he added. The Brownfield designation will result in the streamlining and expedition of cleanups to accelerate redevelopment and job creation in Seminole, said Goldstein. Mayor Leslie Waters called the mall redevelopment an exciting project and a top project for our city. Councilor Jim Quinn said he was more than happy to approve the citys resolution and get the ball rolling on the sites redevelopment. As a member of the City Council and a representative of the residents of Seminole, I look forward to a bright and shiny new downtown area, he said. My hope is that Seminole Mall LP will accept this cooperation as a first step of presenting a beautiful new mall to the residents of Seminole. At the same meeting, the council also gave preliminary Features Business . . . . .16A Classieds . . . . .7-9B Community . . . .10-11A County . . . . . .6-7A Entertainment . . .1-6, 10B Faith & family . . . .12A Health . . . . . .17A Just for fun . . . . .2B Military . . . . . .9A Outdoors . . . . . .5A Police . . . . . .8A Real Estate . . . . .14A Schools . . . . . .15A Seminole . . . . .3-4A Viewpoints . . . . .13A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising Roger McGuinn plays Largo Cultural Center Nov. 22. ... Page 6B.ENTERTAINMENTRide & Run with the Stars set Dec. 7 event to help children, families in need throughout Pinellas. ... Page 7A.Get the scoop about all the new movies opening in theaters. See Diversions.... Page 1B.Hunger Games: Catching Fire to open this weekend Volume XXXV,No. 33 November 21, 2013 www.TBNweekly.com 011713Lowest Mortgages In Fifty Years!727-394-2265Theres No Place Like Home. 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole 475-7866Look for our ad in this edition!090513Nadia ONeal, D.D.S., P.A. Call Today For All Your Dental Needs Hear For The HolidaysSchedule Your FREE Consultation NOW!Call Today727-393-37753 Locations to SERVE YOU! Seminole St. Petersburg Clearwater 110713BOB EVANS HEARING CENTER Chamber president polls Seminole businesses By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE A year and a half ago, Seminole Chamber of Commerce President Roger Edelman decided he wanted to find a way to get in touch with the needs of local businesses. So he set out to visit and poll 100 local companies both big and small to ask them a series of questions: How do they like the Seminole area? What are some areas where they could improve? What are their views on working with city government? I just wanted to get out there and hit the pavement, Edelman said. There are a lot of different businesses in the community. I just dont know enough about the small businesses because Im not out there. He updated the City Council on his progress at a meeting this summer. At the time, he had met with 62 businesses, and earlier this month he met his goal of 100. Though he met with a few businesses that already belonged to the Chamber, the majority 92 hadnt joined yet. It gave me a chance to talk about what it means to be a part of the Chamber, Edelman said. Along the way, Edelman also found that business had picked up for the majority of the companies and 79 percent planned on hiring new employees this year. And 81 percent of the companies considered Seminole a good city to own a business and most viewed their dealings with the city and its staff in a positive light. Marketing and social media was the biggest concern for most businesses, Edelman added. Seventy-six percent of the companies said that marketing was their biggest challenge, and many of the businesses dont properly utilize social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Social media is a big one, Edelman said. [A lot of these businesses are] opening the doors and expecting the people will walk through it. Those are the businesses that are struggling Its a different world out there and you have to attract customers in a different way. As a result, the Chamber will organize free social media workshops for business owners to take place at some point this year. For more information about the Chamber, visit www.seminolechamber.net. approval to two developments: the construction of a Gordon Food Service (GFS) store at 5000 Park St. and the redevelopment of the existing Wendys fast-food restaurant at 10751 Park Blvd. The planned 10,000-squarefoot GFS, the third in the county, would be built on the northwest corner of Park Street and Sheen Drive, just north of the Kohls shopping center. Quinn, who travels to Clearwater to shop at the GFS in that city, reached out to the company two years ago and suggested they consider opening a store in Seminole. I sent them an email and asked them to look at our lovely city, Seminole, formerly known as Camelot, he said. The grocer provides food and anything you need for a restaurant or community event, Quinn said. Everything is right there. GFS is also open to the public. The Wendys is one of the oldest in Pinellas County and will be totally redeveloped. A second public hearing and final vote on both projects will take place at the councils Nov. 26 meeting.Bay Pines VA renamed to honor Bill YoungWASHINGTON, D.C. President Barack Obama signed legislation Nov. 13 by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and others to rename the Bay Pines Veterans Administration Medical Center in Florida after the late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young. Nelson, who serves as a senior member of the Senates Armed Services Committee, was able to fast track the bill through the Senate, where it was approved Oct. 31 following House passage the week before. President Obama signed the bill Nov. 13. This is a fitting way to recognize Bill Youngs extraordinary legacy of public service and his unwavering support of our veterans, Nelson said. After 42 years in Congress, Young died Oct. 18 and was laid to rest in the Bay Pines National Cemetery Oct. 24 adjacent to the medical center that will now bear his name. According to the legislation, the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Bay Pines is now known as the C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. C.W. Bill YoungCOUNTYGreenlight Pinellas gets endorsementsAfter working with partners and colleagues for months to help craft a comprehensive transportation plan for the future of Pinellas County, members of the Greenlight Council fully endorsed the transportation blueprint they helped create during a Nov. 6 meeting at Pinellas Realtors Association, 4590 Ulmerton Road.... Page 6A.COMMUNITYRegistration still open for Turkey TrotBefore stuffing bellies full of turkey, cranberries, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels can participate in the annual Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot and sister races.... Page 10A.POLICEStudents on drugs hospitalizedFive students at Seminole Middle School ended up at a local hospital Monday afternoon after they ingested prescription medications illegally brought to school by a classmate. ... Page 8A.SEMINOLEMayor Waters goes to SomalilandIn October, Seminole Mayor Leslie Waters travelled to Somaliland to provide consulting services to elected local government officials and political party leaders in the East African country. ... Page 4A.Photo by BOB MCCLURESeminole Mall

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2A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 111413PINELLASSeminole7501 Seminole Blvd.1/2 Block North of Park Blvd. next to SunTrust(727) 391-6642Clearwater1932 Drew StreetProfessional Plaza 1 1/2 blocks West of Hercules(727) 441-3591S. Pasadena1155 Pasadena Ave.Next to Horse & Jockey British Pub Across from Blockbuster Video(727) 347-2938Palm Harbor35208 U.S. 19 N.Alderman Plaza Corner of Alderman Rd. & U.S. 19(727) 787-1866Largo Mall10500 Ulmerton Rd., Ste. 740Near Albertsons Facing Ulmerton Rd.(727) 586-5553St Petersburg1598 62nd Ave. N.SE corner of 16th St. & 62nd Ave. N.(727) 522-3692

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Mangum Recreational Complex, 9100 113th St., Room 210B. Admission is free and this event is open to the public. Fortner is the granddaughter of Myrtle Scharrer Betz. Betzs father homesteaded what is now Caladesi Island. After her mother died, she lived alone on the island with her father and wrote a book about her experiences. Fortner wrote a cookbook of her grandmothers recipes. For more information, call 391-1433.Womens Leadership meeting setSEMINOLE The Womens Leadership Council will meet at the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 7985 113th St. N., Thursday, Nov. 21, 8 a.m. This months guest speaker will be City Clerk Rose Benoit. Call 392-3245 for more information.Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets weeklySEMINOLE Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:15 p.m., at Lake Seminole Squares Roskamp Auditorium, 8333 Seminole Blvd. This weeks speaker is Jason Jackman of WalkWise Tampa Bay. Hell be speaking on pedestrian safety. For more information, call Steve Zazzaro at 432-3544.Suncoast Singers to performSEMINOLE Suncoast Singers will perform at Faith Presbyterian Church, 11501 Walker St., Saturday, Nov. 23, 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $26 for dinner and the concert; $24 each for tables of eight; and $16 for concert only. The performance will benefit the churchs Honduras Mission Team. There also will be a silent auction. For more information, call 453-9061.Free CPR class availableSEMINOLE Seminole Fire Rescue will host a CPR class on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m., at Fire Station 29, 11195 113th St. N., in the upstairs classroom. This community education course is intended for individuals that have a desire to learn important basic life saving skills. Fun and informative, the class will build knowledge and confidence that an individual can use during an emergency. The classes do not qualify as employment BLS certification classes. Parking is available at the rear of the fire station, accessible off of 70th Avenue North. Please plan on attending three hours of informative, interactive training, working with manikins and role-playing. All classes are free. However, if a basic credential is needed, there is a fee of $5. Space is limited. Call 393-8711, ext. 210 to reserve a spot.Freaky Friday event plannedSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., will offer a Freaky Friday event for children kindergarten through fifth grade on Friday, Dec. 6, 7 to 11 p.m. There is a preschool program available at the same location from 7 to 10 p.m. for 3to 5-year-olds. Decembers theme is Very Merry Unbirthday and will feature bounce houses, piatas, party games and more. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Admission includes one slice of cake and a juice. Call 391-8345 for more information.SPC to host gallery talk and receptionSEMINOLE St. Petersburg College Seminoles campus, 9200 113th St. N., will host a gallery talk, followed by a reception, at its Digitorium on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 12:30 p.m. The show, Full Circle, including 24 works from the Gulf Coast Museum of Art collection, selected from the SPC Foundation College Collection. Coming full circle, this exhibit delves into the 73-year history of the Gulf Coast Museum of Art and its renowned contemporary art collection.Holiday Illuminated Night Parade setSEMINOLE The 9th annual Holiday Illuminated Night Parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. on 113th Street North from the Seminole Mall to the Seminole Recreation complex. This event is co-sponsored by the Seminole Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seminole. For more information, call the Chamber at 392-3245.Childrens martial arts program offeredSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreational Complex, 9100 113th St. N., offers a martial arts program for children ages 5 through 12 on Mondays, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. Master Ryan Dean, a 7th degree black belt Okinawan instructor who teaches at the Dojo Academy in Largo, leads classes. Cost is $45 per month for members and $67.50 per month for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345. See AROUND SEMINOLE, page 4A

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4A Seminole Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013Chamber president to meet with publicSEMINOLE Seminole Chamber of Commerce President Roger Edelman will be at Chick-fil-A, 10790 Park Blvd. N., Monday, Nov. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Edelman will talk about the Chamber and the future goals for business development in the City of Seminole. Call 392-3245 for more information.Seminole Recreation offers new Family Yoga, Hip Hop classesSEMINOLE Two new classes are offered at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N. Family Yoga takes place Fridays, 6 to 7 p.m., and Hip Hop takes place Wednesdays, 6:15 to 7 p.m. Family Yoga is for ages 3 years and older. Strengthen family bonds and cultivate strength with this yoga practice that is especially designed for everyone in the family. Cost for members is $5 per person per class and $7.50 for nonmembers. Hip Hop classes are for children ages 6 to 10. Children will develop coordination, balance, and increase self-confidence while learning new and hip dances. Cost for members is $40 per month and $60 for nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345.Free West Coast Swing dance lessons offeredSEMINOLE Free West Coast Swing dance lessons are offered on Fridays, 6 p.m., at Crystal Blue Ballroom, 10527 Park Blvd. N. Lessons are free for anyone under the age of 30. Call Renee at 698-0171 for more information.Kiwanis Breakfast Club meets Tuesday morningsSEMINOLE The Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole meets Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. in the third floor card room at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd. On the second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, the group features speakers from different organizations. Visit kiwanisseminolebreakfast.com or call 319-8343 for more information.Seminole Recreation enrolling kids in Winter CampSEMINOLE The Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., is now enrolling children in kindergarten through sixth grade for its Winter Camps. The camps will be held Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27, and Monday, Dec. 30 through Friday, Jan. 3, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants will engage in games, sports, crafts, and a field trip. In addition to the regular camp program, Seminole Recreation is also offering a cooking camp during the first week of break and a science camp during the second week. Cooking camp will include food projects, nutritional games and a lunch field trip. Science camp will include experiments in earth science, physics and chemistry, as well as a museum field trip. Recreation staff teaches all camps. Camp is closed for Christmas Day and New Years Day. Participants must have a valid recreation card. Call 391-8345 for more information. AROUND SEMINOLE, from page 3AFrom Seminole to Somaliland and backMayor Leslie Waters travels to Somaliland as consultant to local government officials, political partiesSEMINOLE In October, Seminole Mayor Leslie Waters travelled to Somaliland to provide consulting services to elected local government officials and political party leaders in the East African country. Mayor Waters was sent by the International Republican Institute and the U.S. Agency for International Development, two international support organizations. The purpose of this assignment was to work with city councilors and mayors in Somaliland. Her training forums focused on how to be more effective government officials; how to improve communications with the people of Somaliland; how important it is that elected and party officials work together on outreach events; and the significance of the planning and hosting of Town Hall meetings. Mayor Waters, with the oversight of the IRI Somaliland Country Director Bojan Ristic, and consulting partner Steve Pier, of Occident and Orient Development in Texas, trained over 150 people. Professions of attendees included physicians, camel and goat herders, fishermen, religious sheiks, educators and small business owners. Working with the good people of Somaliland was truly a humbling experience, said Mayor Waters, an experience where it was my intention to help make a difference in helping to enhance their democracy and improve the political process for the benefit of all Somalilanders. Somaliland is an unrecognized, self-declared defacto sovereign state that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia. They have been a democracy for only 22 years. The countrys government is comprised of a president, cabinet, parliament and three branches of national government, as well as local government with mayors and councilors. Those who attended the training gained a great deal of knowledge on how to be effective elected officials, how to organize and plan community outreach events, and to how to better communicate constituents in their villages and communities, Mayor Waters said. Political parties benefited from trainings on how to help elected officials be successful, and how to grow their party influence and membership.Photo by MEGAN BADASCHA row of local shops in Somaliland. Canned food collectionPhotos courtesy of MAYOR LESLIE WATERSAll goods collected during the fifth annual Seminole citywide canned food drive were recently delivered to Aldersgate Methodist Church Interfaith Food Pantry. From left are Barb Nickse, city staff; Mayor Leslie Waters, Rose Benoit, city clerk; and Councilman Jim Quinn with some of the donations collected at Seminole City Hall. Above, Freedom Square was another drop-off location for this years canned food drive. From left are Councilor Jim Quinn, Mayor Leslie Waters, Mike Mason and Diane Vandiver. Left, the Seminole Recreation Centers Teen Board assisted with this years canned food drive. From left are Lewis Morgan, Alexis Hagenlocher, McKenzie Augusta, Alexis Morgan and Tess Augusta. Photos courtesy of RON STEPHENSAbove, dozens of members of Save the Tides protested the proposed re-zoning of the Tides Golf Course for residential use outside of Wells Fargo, 7700 Seminole Blvd., on Nov. 16. The group is fighting a re-zoning request submitted to the Pinellas County Commission by Wells Fargo and developer Taylor Morrison. Right, Save the Tides members Liddora Beckwith, left, and Louise Wollen.Tides re-zoning protest Here and There Here and ThereSt. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show setST. PETERSBURG Now entering its 36th year, the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, the largest in-water boat show on Floridas Gulf Coast, will be presented Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 5-8, at the Progress Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park. This years show is bigger than ever before with expanded in-water displays featuring nearly 300 exhibitors and hundreds of boats displayed both in-water and on land, an extensive schedule of educational marine seminars from Sail America, kids fishing clinics presented by the nonprofit Hook The Future, refreshments and live musical entertainment along an expansive waterfront area. Convenient transportation includes plenty of onsite parking at municipal parking garages surrounding the show grounds, in addition to the Downtown Looper Trolley. The St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show is endorsed and sponsored by Sail America, presented by Lincoln and sponsored by Budweiser, Goslings, Sail Magazine and Power & Motoryacht Magazine. For information, call 954-764-7642 or 800-9407642, or visit ShowManagement.com.Death by Chocolate returns to LargoLARGO The Rotary Club of Largo will present the 18th annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser bringing hundreds of people with a love for chocolate together in the name of charity Friday, Dec. 6, 7 to 9 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. The event will feature thousands of all-you-can-eat delectable, mouth watering chocolate creations by the local restaurants that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Enjoy complimentary champagne, a silent auction and entertainment encompassed by the holiday lights illuminating Largo Central Park. Organized on Rotarys motto of Service Above Self, the local club anticipates raising $30,000 to serve the needs of our areas underprivileged youth this year alone. Founded more than 50 years ago, the club has donated more than $300,000 to local youth initiatives. Visit www.largorotary.com.SPCREA to meetThe South Pinellas Retired Teachers Association will meet Thursday, Dec. 12, 11 a.m., at the Teppanyaki Grill and Supreme Buffet, 391 34th St. N., St. Petersburg. The buffet costs $6.99. The meeting will begin at noon with an activity planned by the hospitality committee. The December meeting will feature a white elephant auction and seasonal music. Meetings are open to all who have worked in the field of education whether here in Florida or elsewhere, including teachers, support personnel and administrators. The group meets second Thursdays from October through May. For information, email Joyce Walters at jellen1943@yahoo.com.Here We Grow seeks donations for drivesDUNEDIN Here We Grow Foundation, Inc. is currently seeking donations for its fall drives. Fall harvest diaper drive The foundation is accepting donations Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for its diaper bank at 1171 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Needed items include diapers, childrens underwear, pull-ups, baby wipes, diaper rash cream and other items. Thanksgiving food drive Here We Grow is seeking donations of items that will make great additions to Thanksgiving dinner for needy families. Donations will be accepted through Nov. 22. Thanksgiving blankets will be distributed to families Nov. 25-27. Family Christmas giveaway. Sponsorships will be accepted through Nov. 29. The organization will distribute the family Christmas packages Dec.9-13. Donations can be taken to 1171 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Ideas include one gift that the whole family can share; one gift per adult, one-two toys per child, one-two clothing items per child, and food items for a Christmas meal. Call 1-888-958-2788 or email herewegrowfoundation@ymail.com.

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Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 110812 112113 Outdoors 5A Photo courtesy of PHILLIP R. CONNELLGarrett Connell, a senior at Seminole High School, earned his Eagle Scout rank on Nov. 11. Connell is a member of Troop 279, which is supported by the Seminole Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. To earn this rank, Connell worked with the park rangers at Fort DeSoto Park on a beach preservation project. In recent years, stretches of the beach have suffered from erosion, and the park rangers along with the Pinellas County Parks and Recreation Department have tried to mitigate the erosion by planting sea oats. The sea oats root systems create and maintain dune systems, which help withstand beach erosion and provide a natural habitat for wildlife. In May 2012, Connell held a car wash fundraiser to raise the $400 needed to purchase the sea oats. On June 9, 2012, he organized and led a group of 50 volunteers to plant approximately 4,000 sea oat plants at a designated area of Fort DeSoto Beach. Connell is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Math Honor Society, and plays varsity soccer. He is in the process of applying to various universities and plans to major in pre-med.Eagle ScoutRedfish abound where schools of mullet are foundA combination of events has all played a part in what has been an amazing week on the water. Full moon tides, huge schools of pre-spawn mullet and a lot of cloud cover set the stage for a great redfish bite. Find the mullet and the redfish will be right with them. During the high tide the mullet have been bunching up in a typical pre-spawn pattern. As the thousands of mullet jump and belly roll about the reds are hanging below waiting for a chance at an easy meal. Live bait has been the ticket this week. However, cut bait or artificials would work as well. With a resurgence of bait into the area after our last cold front, baiting up each day has been easy. Look for the big schools of pilchards to be found all along the beach as long as we have an offshore wind. What-else Cooler water has begun to funnel the larger trout back into the shallows. Typical winter-time holding spots would be deep grass around many of the spoil islands as well as the edges of shallow grass flats were it sharply drops off to a deeper secondary flat. As long as the bait stays in the area so will our migratory fish. Kingfish and Spanish mackerel fishing has been red hot this week. Big Spanish mackerel can be found up and down the beach. Anchoring and live chumming will produce constant action from a variety of fish including the occasional cobia. Running larger bait such as a small jack crevalle under a balloon will put you in the kingfish game.Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson@hotmail.com. To get a fish photo in the paper, send the photo along with your name, when and where it was caught to editorial@TBNweekly.com or mail it to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wellerstein Nature eventsBrooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursday, Nov. 21, 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.Brooker to offer wildlife hikeTARPON SPRINGS A free wildlife hike will be offered Friday, Nov. 22, 9 to 11 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will join an experienced naturalist as they hike along boardwalks and natural trails at Brooker Creek Preserve. This will be a learning experience for everyone. Participants should come prepared with binoculars, cameras and questions. Advance registration is required. To register, call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org.Brooker to host photography hikeTARPON SPRINGS A free, guided photography hike will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. In a brief classroom session, local photographers and master naturalists Karl and Kathleen Nichter will highlight the seasonal features that help participants capture the natural beauty of the preserve, then hike the boardwalk and trails looking for those shots that reflect the season. The hike is recommended for adults and children 12 and older. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brook ercreekpreserve.org. Brooker to host guided hikeTARPON SPRINGS A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will take a walk through time on a guided hike. Participants will have an opportunity to look at how the land has changed over time and discuss the ecological footprints left by those changes. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. All ages are welcome; although children 5 and younger may find this hike challenging. Preregistration is required. Visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org or call 453-6800.Weedon to host guided hikeST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 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. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonis landpreserve.org.Fort De Soto to offer guided walkTIERRA VERDE A free, guided nature walk will be offered Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 to 11 a.m., at Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Guests will enjoy the beauty of Fort De Soto Park with a one-hour nature walk great for the entire family. A guided walk on the arrowhead trail is planned. To register and for tour information and meeting locations, call 552-1862. Visit www.pinellas county.org/park.Fort De Soto to offer guided walkTIERRA VERDE A free, guided nature walk will be offered Sunday, Nov. 24, 10 to 11 a.m., at Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Guests will enjoy a one-hour nature walk great for the entire family. A guided walk on the beach trail is planned. To register and for tour information and meeting locations, call 552-1862. Visit www.pinellas county.org/park.Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon will be presented Thursday, Nov. 28, 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 Book Club to meet TARPON SPRINGS The Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve will host the Brooker Book Club Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. The club meets first Saturdays and is geared toward adults. The clubs book list includes works by Florida authors, past and present, with archeology, biography, politics and history storylines. The November book is The Control of Nature by John McPhee. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org. Botany hike setTARPON SPRINGS A botany hike will be offered Friday, Dec. 13, 9 to 11 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 4536800 or visit www.brookercreek preserve.org.

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6A County Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 HELPING FAMILIES MAKE THE BEST CARE CHOICES ROOTH & ROOTH, P.A.Gilbert Rooth & Susan A. Rooth, Elder Law Attorneys Offices located in Seminole Mall 11201 Park Blvd., Suite 21 Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-4768 WWW.ROOTHLAW.COM ASSET PROTECTION, NURSING HOME MEDICAID WILLS-TRUSTS-PROBATE, ADVANCED DIRECTIVES 011713 103113 Telling our readers about local business since 1977. Phone Don Minie at727-409-5252or email minie408@gmail.com We like to write about local family businesses and feel this is one wed like to recommend. This is not an owner absentee business. An owner is always there for you. Big Tires and More is a business that people can feel safe putting their trust in. Specializing in new tires, custom wheels and professional tire repair services, they provide excellent service for any type of automotive issue you may encounter. Since 1975 they have kept their promise of getting customers back on the road and riding safely. 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The Greenlight Council, made up of local civic, business and government leaders, had asked for independent validation of financial assumptions for parts of the plan before granting approval. Those portions involve plans outlining proposed bus improvements and the implementation of a future light rail line. Scrubbing the numbers and being able to answer the publics question, If I give you my penny, can you do what you say youre going to do? with a resounding yes is very important and unusual, said Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority Chairman Ronnie Duncan. Its unusual to do this kind of detailed analysisFlorida strikes gold with record tourism in the third quarter By SUZETTE PORTERState and local officials are celebrating a banner year for tourism. More people visited Florida during the third quarter of 2013 than ever before, according to preliminary estimates released Nov. 15 by Visit Florida, the states tourism marketing corporation. About 22.9 million visitors came to Florida from July to September, an increase of 1.7 percent over the same time last year. Because every 85 visitors to our state supports one Florida job; a growing tourism industry equates to more jobs for Florida families and a stronger economy, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said in a press release. Estimates show that 72.6 million visitors made Florida their destination through the first three quarters of 2013 up 3.4 percent over last year. Visitor spending from January through August statewide was $51.8 billion, a year-over-year increase of 5.8 percent. Direct travel-related employment grew by 2.8 percent, providing an additional 29,700 jobs. So far this year, were up nearly 2.5 million visitors who increased their spending by almost $3 billion, led by a double digit increase in international visitors, said Tammy Gustafson, chair of Visit Floridas board of directors. This continued momentum is a testament to the strength of Visit Floridas marketing efforts, the power of the Sunshine State brand and the dedication of the nearly 1.1 million Floridians who work in the states tourism industry. According to Visit Florida, 19.5 million domestic visitors came to Florida during the third quarter of 2013 a 0.5 percent increase over 2012. About 2.9 million overseas visitors included Florida in their travel plans a 10 percent increase from last year, and 516,000 visited the state from Canada a 2.9 percent increase. Record visitor numbers equate to record spending, said Will Seccombe, president and CEO of Visit Florida. With taxable sales up, occupancy rates up, rental car collections up, bed taxes up and average daily room rates up, Floridas tourism industry has never been stronger.Pinellas enjoys record-setting yearPinellas County officials also are celebrating a new record. Bed tax collections topped $31 million during fiscal year 2013 the highest in the countys history. The Pinellas County Tax Collectors Office reported Nov. 5 that over a three-year period, 2011 to 2013, bed tax collections have increased, 7.7 percent in 2011, 12.3 percent in 2012 and another 8 percent in 2013. According to D.T. Minich, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater executive director, reaching the $30 million level is a significant milestone. Collecting $30,000 in bed tax allows Pinellas to meet the states criteria of a high impact tourism county. Local officials could add an additional penny to its bed tax, an increase from five cents to six cents. Bed tax collections pay for tourism marketing, beach restoration, bonds on area sports stadiums and other tourism-related initiativesST. PETERSBURG On the heels of a new annual record for all-time ridership, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority continues to post exceptionally strong ridership numbers as it starts its new fiscal year. In October, the agency provided 1,278,051 rides making for the second highest total for October in agency history. October 2012 was highest ever. PSTA officials said although ridership was up on their regular routes last month, the temporary closing of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for a movie shoot dropped shuttle ridership between CMA and Winters Dolphin Tale Adventure by more than 15,000 as compared to October 2012. When you consider the probable impact the new movie will have on our economy, the short term dip in ridership is nothing compared to the increases that were expecting after the movie opens, said PSTA spokesperson Bob Lasher. In the meantime, PSTA leaders continue working to find ways to meet the growing demand for ridership and to ease overcrowding on many routes. Agency leaders are also encouraged by the fact that the demand for service remains strong even though fuel prices have dropped precipitously over the past few weeks. They say that its very common for riders to continue using transit when fuel prices drop, since monthly bus passes are still cheaper than the average fill-up and they enjoy the stress relief of not having to drive on crowded roads. For more information, visit www.PSTA.net. To access real time bus information, visit www.Ride PSTA.net. Call the PSTA InfoLine at 540-1900. at this point in the process and for that I commend PSTA and its partners in this process. After receiving validation of the Greenlight Pinellas financial assumptions from experts at Ernst and Young and HNTB Corporation, the council unanimously voted to endorse the plan. Members will now take the plan to Pinellas County Commissioners and request that a funding proposal be placed on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Over the next few weeks, county staff will work with PSTA to craft ballot language for the referendum asking voters to change transit funding in Pinellas County from its current .7305 mill property tax to a one percent sales tax. That process will include a Commission workshop on Dec. 3 and a public hearing tentatively scheduled for Dec. 10. To learn more about the plan, along with supporting study documentation, visit www.greenlight pinellas.com.PSTA ridership continues to grow under the direction of the countys Convention and Visitors Bureau. Fifty-three percent of the tax goes to marketing and operations, 20 percent to debt service, 16 percent to reserves, 9 percent to beach nourishment and 2 percent pays for the Tax Collectors services. Minich attributes marketing efforts by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, the countys destination marketing organization, for the record year. This is a result of aggressive marketing and very targeted messaging, Minich said. A lot has changed during the past several years, including our marketing approach. Were not relying on print as much, which gives us the ability to better target online within our feeder markets. Visit St. Pete/Clearwater revealed its marketing plan for 2014 on Nov. 13. The plan includes a first-ofits-kind nationwide marketing partnership with Floridas Natural, workplace elevator videos and snow-centric guerrilla marketing in cold-weather feeder markets and a continued evolution of the St. Pete/Clearwater brand that encourages visitors to Live Amplified, according to a press release. Officials say the new direction showcases the youthful vibrancy and diversity visitors experience in the St. Pete/Clearwater area, from soaking in the sunshine to rocking a kayak through mangroves to diving into the mind of Dali. Weve worked very hard to re-invent the St. Pete/Clearwater brand over the last six years, said VSPC Deputy Director David Downing. So this amped-up evolution is built upon a solid foundation, one based on market research and proven results of consistent tourism growth across our target markets. The plan also incorporates a shot of adrenaline for St. Pete/Clearwater logo, which will be bursting into 3-D print, and pulsing and spinning via animation in video and online. The logo will appear on 12 million Floridas Natural orange juice cartons in supermarkets throughout the United States starting in January. A St. Pete/Clearwater vacation sweepstakes teaser will appear on the front panel of the cartons, and a side panel ad will encourage people to enter for a chance to win a trip to the natural choice for a beach getaway. St. Pete/Clearwater is ready to begin its winter marketing campaign in New York and Chicago. Street-level advertising in Toronto will entice visitors with slogans such as We salt margaritas, not sidewalks.

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This years event is Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to noon, at Fort De Soto Park. Ride & Run with the Stars has taken place the first Saturday in December since 1983. The event was the brainchild of three former deputies, Michael Platt, Scott Stiner and Gary Herbine. Back in those days, employees of the Sheriffs Office would donate their own money to try to help families and children they knew needed help, especially during the holidays. But the need was too great. They couldnt do enough on their own. So, Platt, who retired as a captain and now works at the Sheriffs Office as range master, Stiner, now a retired captain, and Herbine, a retired lieutenant, came up with the idea to have a bicycle riding event at Fort De Soto to raise money for the children. It was a very simple thing, but it really took off and grew, Jowell said. Now, its the 20th anniversary. The event is the largest law enforcement organized holiday charity fundraiser in the Tampa Bay area. Over the years, more than $500,000 in donations and proceeds have gone to the Sheriffs Christmas Sharing Project. The money helps fulfill the wish lists of children, some known to the Sheriffs Office because they were involved with cases of violent crime. Others may come from families who were victims of economic crime. All have interacted with the sheriffs office for some reason. The families fill out an application and provide a wish list of needs. Members of the Christmas Sharing Project closely vet each family to make sure they arent getting help elsewhere and truly have a need. We spend hours going over the applications, Jowell said. The children dont ask for anything big, he said. The wish lists dont include the latest gaming console or newest phone. Its humbling to see that, he said. They ask for clothes, underwear, socks. We have teens asking for their very first bike. They ask for simple things. For the past few years, Bechtel Financial has donated bicycles and others have donated helmets. Jowell said Bechtel would be donating bicycles again this year. Helmets will come from the sheriffs office. No monetary goal has been set for this years event, just as much as we can possibly get, Jowell said. In recent years, the Ride & Run with the Stars has brought in between $40,000 to $50,000. More than a 100 volunteers from the sheriffs agency and others will gather at the Target on Tyrone Boulevard, which will open two hours early Dec. 17, to shop for each child on their list. It is likely that some wont get everything they requested. We purchase as much as we can, he said. It all depends on the number of children. Any leftover money pays for food for a holiday meal. Jowell said the sheriffs office usually collaborates with a local grocery store, in past years it has been Publix. Families get a gift certificate they can use to buy a turkey and sides. Prior to Christmas Day, Community Policing deputies play Santa and personally deliver the gifts to the families. Theyre all appreciative of what they receive, Jowell said. These families dont have a sense of entitlement.About the eventJowell said planning for Ride & Run with the Stars is a year-round activity, which contributes to its success. The main events focus on bicycling, running and walking. All activities take place within the scenic beauty of Fort De Soto Park. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Dec. 7. Advance registration is available online at www.rideandrunwith thestars.comor pick up a form at the Sheriffs Office, 10750 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Registration fee is $35 a person, which includes the selected race, a long-sleeve logo T-shirt (for the first 750 registrants), food and giveaways. For the $35 fee, participants can choose between the 25 mile run, which begins at 8 a.m.; a 10K Family Bike Ride, which starts at 8:15 a.m.; 5K certified race, which begins at 8:30 a.m.; or the 1-mile fun walk/skate, with a start time of 8:45 a.m. Parking fees at Fort De Soto Park are waived for registered participants. Jowell said the 5K chipped race was a first-time event. The electronic chips will accurately monitor each runners time. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each age group. He said the new event was part of the effort to make the event better every year. Lots of activities are planned and everyone is welcome whether they participate in one of the main events or not, Jowell said. The public can cheer on the racers, take part in a silent auction which is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. where bids will be taken on sports gear, getaways and gift baskets. Everyone is invited to test his or her climbing skills on the 25-foot Everest Challenge or browse the wares at the arts and crafts booths. A favorite event for many is a visit for Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elf, who are expected to arrive in a Sheriffs helicopter at 10 a.m. Jowell said the children always enjoy their visit with Santa, and they receive a small gift, such as a coloring book and Crayons or a stuffed animal. Special drawings and presentations are scheduled at 10:15 a.m. Grand prizes are high quality bicycles. Its definitely a good holiday event, Jowell said. We play Christmas music and set up Christmas trees. The surroundings are beautiful. Its a good time to interact with the community. Registration fees help fund the Sheriffs Christmas Sharing Project. Other money comes from sponsors and private donations. Almost all the money is spent on children and their families because the cost of the event is very low due to the many volunteers. For information about Ride & Run with the Stars sponsorship opportunities, registration and giveaways, call Jowell at 582-5959. For information about the Sheriffs Christmas Sharing Project or to adopt a family, call Sandra Garcia-Olivares at 582-6465. Volunteers and sponsors can sign up and donations can be made online at www.rideandrunwith thestars.com.

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Units arrived to find smoke on the second floor of the structure, and after investigating, they determined that it was a burned-up motor on an air conditioning unit, which was the source, according to a fire report.Students hospitalized after taking drugsSEMINOLE Five students at Seminole Middle School ended up at a local hospital Monday afternoon after they ingested prescription medications illegally brought to school by a classmate. Elizabeth Sauls, 14, of Madeira Beach, an eighth grade student at the middle school, 8701 131st St. N., brought the prescription medication hydroxyzine, which she took from her parents, to the school this morning. She distributed the medication to at least four other female eighth graders, and she took the drug herself. Later in the afternoon, the five teens began to feel ill. They were taken to a local hospital about 2 p.m. as a precaution. The Pinellas County Sheriffs Office reported Monday evening that their condition was non-life-threatening. Sauls will be charged with one felony count of dispensing medication without a license and a misdemeanor count of possession of a prescription medication without a prescription. According to drugs.com, hydroxyzine reduces activity in the central nervous system. Hydroxyzine can cause side effects that may impair thinking or reactions, among other things.Man arrested in accidental shootingSEMINOLE A Seminole man was arrested Nov. 18 after accidentally shooting a 17 year old under his care. James Harrison Wolf, who has prior convictions of crimes in California, is being held on $7,500 bond at the Pinellas County Jail. He is charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Wolf also is a registered sex offender.According to the Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives the shooting happened just before midnight Sunday, Nov. 17, at a private residence on Anchorage Circle in Seminole. Detectives said Taylor Titus, 17, left his home about 9 p.m. without telling his caregivers, James Wolf, 55, and Nancy Wolf, 56, and returned home shortly before midnight. When Titus got home, Wolf was preparing to go to sleep and had turned off all the lights in the home. Wolf then heard a noise coming from the back of the home, grabbed his handgun and went to check his residence. Wolf noticed a subject near the backdoor and ordered him to freeze. The subject began to walk toward Wolf. Wolf then fired one shot, hitting the subject. When the subject stumbled toward Wolf, he realized it was Titus. Titus was transported to a local hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries.WKMJ 102.1 FM taken off the airPINELLAS PARK Officers with the Pinellas Park Police Departments Community Redevelopment Area Policing unit and investigators from the Federal Communications Commission wrapped up an investigation Nov. 15 of a pirate radio station operating within the city limits of Pinellas Park. Investigators determined that Joseph Kervenson, 27, of Kenneth City was listed as the CEO of the pirate radio station using the call letters of WKMJ 102.1 FM. According to a report from Pinellas Park police, the radio station was broadcasting over the FM airways without licensing from the FCC a third degree felony in the state of Florida. During the investigation, officers seized the radio transmitter and antenna used for the illegal broadcast. The business located at 6251 Park Blvd. Suite 9-F in Pinellas Park was secured and the radio broadcast was terminated. Kervenson was charged with unauthorized transmissions to, or interference with, a public or commercial radio station licensed by the FCC. He was booked into the Pinellas County Jail. Bond was set at $5,000.Sheriff announces zero-tolerance for DUI By SUZETTE PORTERPinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri notified his staff Nov. 11 of a new zero-tolerance DUI policy. Driving while impaired by alcohol or controlled substances is not only illegal, it is dangerous and causes serious injury and death, Gualtieri said in his written notice. As members of law enforcement we must set an example for our community and adhere personally to the laws we enforce. Moreover, we must do the right thing and driving while impaired is doing the wrong thing. Every person who drives while impaired makes the bad decision to do so it is a conscious decision and a choice that disregards human life. Before Gualtieri changed the policy, members of the sheriffs office charged with a DUI would receive a seven-day suspension if they had no prior disciplines on their record. The existing general orders allows a discipline range from a seven-day suspension to termination. Gualtieri said, We have experienced more member involved DUIs recently, this troubles me greatly and it is something that must stop. Again the decision to drive impaired is a conscious decision and one that can easily be avoided. Gualtieri said the new policy applied only to DUI charges after the new policy went into effect Nov. 11. He communicated the new policy so everyone was aware in advance of the consequences of their actions. Effective immediately I will no longer impose the minimum seven-day suspension for DUIs and the consequence for any member of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office who operates a vehicle while above the legal alcohol limit of .08 percent blood alcohol content, or is convicted of a DUI will be termination of employment, Gualtieri said. This will be automatic and exceptions will not be made for anyone regardless of rank or position within the agency. Gualtieri said if a member of the sheriffs office refuses to blow during the criminal investigation, as is done now, a member of the Administrative Investigative Division would go to the jail and require an administrative blow. If the blow shows an alcohol level of .08 percent or higher, the employee would be terminated. I never want to be in the position of having to terminate anyones employment; however, I also do not want to be the one knocking on the door of someones home at 2 a.m. telling them that their loved one was killed by a DUI driver especially one that works for PCSO. There is an easy solution to avoid any consequence of this new policy dont drive while impaired.Results of Operation Safe Families availableLARGO Sheriff Bob Gualtieri recently announced the results of Operation Safe Families, a month-long Florida Sheriffs Task Force statewide operation targeting subjects wanted for domestic violence and writs of bodily attachment for non-support. Operation Safe Families began on Oct. 13 and ran through Saturday, Nov. 9. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcements 2012 Uniform Crime Report, 108,046 domestic violence offenses were reported to law enforcement agencies last year, and 202 individuals died as a result of domestic violence, which represents approximately 20 percent of all homicides in the state of Florida. In an effort to create a renewed consciousness and make the public aware of the very serious problem of domestic violence, the Florida Sheriffs Task Force launched Operation Safe Families. The initiative set out to target two classes of fugitives outstanding warrants for domestic violence and writs of bodily attachment for non-payment of child support. Across the state, 33 sheriffs offices joined the effort. The monthlong operation resulted in more than 5,500 arrest charges, including service of 387 domestic violence warrants and 772 writs of bodily attachment. The unified effort also was successful in making 2,586 probable cause arrests for domestic violence and in placing 89 children into protective custody. Additional arrests stem from other domestic violence related charges, among them resisting arrest with violence and without violence. Domestic violence impacts the lives of countless families and innocent children. Besides the immediate physical pain and emotional trauma often caused by domestic violence, I am greatly concerned because it is a cyclical behavior that harms the growth and development of the next generation our children. While the formal task force known as Operation Safe Families has ended, citizens should rest assured knowing that no matter what day it is, the sheriffs of Florida will continue working to combat domestic violence, Gualtieri said. The partnership between law enforcement agencies, certified domestic violence centers and the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence is critical in our collective efforts to ensure that perpetrators are held accountable for their violence. We always encourage anyone needing assistance to contact their local certified domestic violence center or the statewide Florida Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800500-1119, said Tiffany Carr, president and CEO for the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence.Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri Photo courtesy of CLEARWATER FIRE AND RESCUEFirefighters determined that a motor on an air conditioning unit was the cause of smoke at Crabby Bills Restaurant. James Harrison Wolf

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The Wingding begins at 7 a.m. and costs $18 in advance or $23 on race day; the 5K Fun Run begins at 7:30 a.m. and costs $18 in advance or $23 on race day; the 1mile Gobbler begins at 8:30 a.m. and costs $14 in advance or $15 on race day. The 10K Turkey Trot starts at 8:45 a.m. and costs $18 in advance or $23 on race day, and the Clearwater Challenge begins at 7 a.m. and costs $35 in advance or $40 on race day. Competitors can register online at www.tampabay.com/turkeytrot, or at Fit 2 Run in either St. Petersburg or Tampa. The cost of registration includes the race, a T-shirt and goodies at the end of the race, said Skip Rogers, race director. People can register early through Friday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. For a full list of onsite registration locations, see the website. Late registration is available at limited locations through Monday, Nov. 25, at 3 p.m. Early T-shirt pickup and lastchance registration is available at the following times and locations: Monday, Nov. 25 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Bright House Networks, Westfield Countryside Mall on the second floor mall entrance near JC Penney, 27001 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Online registrants can pick up their race numbers with their confirmation number and/or their T-shirt with race number and Tshirt tag. Tuesday, Nov. 26 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Fit 2 Run, 256 Second St. N., St. Petersburg. Online registrants can pick up their race numbers with their confirmation number and/or T-shirt with race number and T-shirt tag. The Turkey Trot Kickoff Party is set for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Jack White Stadium at Clearwater High School, 540 S. Hercules Ave. Money needs to be the exact amount in cash or check format. The public is invited to enjoy a fun, free evening that includes live music, games, snacks, and the chance to buy official Turkey Trot merchandise in preparation for race day. Racers also will be able to pick up their T-shirts and race numbers. Its a community event, Rogers said. Wednesday night is like Homecoming. We provide free food and drinks, and people come out and sign up for Turkey Trot. We get college kids who come home for the holidays and they meet either at Turkey Trot or the day before. They can meet up with friends who they wouldnt otherwise have time to see. The race began in 1978 at Howard Park in Tarpon Springs and was on a Saturday and run by the YMCA. The director was from Buffalo, N.Y. He said, We do it on Thanksgiving morning, Rogers said. We kind of looked at him like he was nuts. But we moved it to Thanksgiving morning and we had 999 people who were at the race. And its naturally grown from that. Last year we had a record of 17,678 who ran it. The Clearwater Challenge is the newest addition to the race, which was added last year, Rogers said. A number of competitors already were doing it and nicknamed it the Turk-Can-Do, he said, and they asked if it could be made official. I interviewed a lot of people last year who were doing the challenge, and their interpretation was that it was a challenge, Rogers said. Those runners could easily do any one of the races, but doing all three is an extra challenge, especially since there is about a half mile from the finish line back to the start of the course and having to make it back there in time for the next race to begin. So in all, the runners are completing about 11.3 miles. The proceeds from the race benefit local charities, including the West Florida Y Runners Club Scholarship programs, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Pinellas County and the Childrens Heart Foundation. Last year, $48,000 was given out in 24 $2,000 scholarships, and about another $100,000 was given to local charities, Rogers said. People are encouraged to also bring canned goods and nonperishable food items on race day to donate to the RCS Food Bank. People are encouraged to arrive at least an hour before the race because parking gets tight. Spectators and racers should not stand or walk on neighbors yards and instead should use the sidewalks. Competitors should line up according to speed, with the fastest runners at the front, the slowest and walkers in the back. Noncompetitive wheelchair participants should also start at the back of the crowd, and animals, bicycles, wagons, roller blades and skates are not allowed on the course. There will be one water station in the Wingding and three water stations in the Turkey Trot course. At the end, there will be free refreshments for all registered participants. Medical personnel at a medical tent also will be at the finish line. The first three male and female finishers in the Wingding and Turkey Trot races in the Open, Master and Grand Master levels will receive trophies. The Master level is for people age 40 and older, and the Grand Master level is for people ages 50 and older. In the Gobbler race, the first-place male and female winners will receive trophies. Additionally, the first 125 male and 125 female finishers in the Wingding and Turkey Trot will receive top finisher awards. People must be present to collect their awards, as they will not be mailed. The city of Clearwater is one of the major sponsors, and theyre very supportive of it and very happy, Rogers said. As far as demographics, it brings anywhere from 6-month-old kids to 90-yearolds doing it. Its probably one of the biggest events in Clearwater. At his last count, Rogers said there are registered runners from everywhere, including Alaska, Washington, D.C., California, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Canada. 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Community 11A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 103113Owning mining claims in Nevada, the company is able to offer its clients minted gold bars at up to 20% discount. Minted Gold Bars are meticulously struck from 99.99% pure U.S. Gold. You will receive the bars in Tamper Evident Packaging (TEP) with bar code, signed by Assayer. Free shipping in the U.S.1-888-223-2916 11350 66th St. N., Largo 727-538-7771Theres A Comfort Keeper Close ByCovering All Of Pinellas CountyWe provide non-medical in-home care such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, and companionship to help people maintain quality, independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. WWW.COMFORTKEEPERS.COMNO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE, Diane Genovese OwnerWith November upon us, we enjoy the beautiful fall colors, trips to fruit stands to shop for our favorite apples, and then most importantly, the Thanksgiving holiday, with warm thoughts of spending this day with family and friends. On Thanksgiving Day, many of us are reminded of the blessings of our families and the many treasured memories that will always will be part of our lives. We look forward to this day of sharing a wonderful meal and visiting with family, creating yet another great memory. Yet there are those in our senior population, who may not look forward to this day for a number of reasons. They may live alone with families in other states, unable to come for a visit or often many seniors are not physically able to travel away from home. It can be a lonely time with feelings that no one in their world views them as valuable or worth listening to. Take a moment and reflect on what you may possibly do to fully express the meaning of Thanksgiving throughout the year. Can you think of a way to free-up a couple of hours each week so that you can give that time to someone you know who is in need of company? Everyone has a story and the longer you live, the more stories you have to share. Invite a senior you know who lives alone to your table on this special holiday. Listen to their stories and know in your heart that they will go home thankful for the memory you helped create for them. The true meaning of Thanksgiving should not end after a prayer or a few shared moments of thanks. Thanksgiving consists of two special words, thanks and giving. Thanksgiving 2014, let us all try to set some time aside for a senior who could use our attention. The joy and the caring you provide will leave a lasting touch on a heart yearning for someone to take an interest in them, and listen to their stories as each of us has a life story. Pull up a chair and just listen, then feel fulfilled with the gift you have given. 111413Every Life has a StoryFor every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. 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Then I learned how to knit and crochet from my grandmother, she explained. I was making all sorts of wearable things for myself and my family. Even my macram skills I applied to fashion, making and wearing dresses out of ropes, especially during my hippie years. Svyatogor has lived in Largo for most of the 15 years shes been in the United States. Yet the fact that she hails from the land of caviar and Catherine the Great is apparent in some of Svyatogors designs. Since she studied fashion and design in her native Moscow and graduated from the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa, its natural that the Old and New Worlds collide in her fashions. I like integrating different cultures for example, Victorian and futuristic cyber, or traditional classic with underground alternative. It makes for a unique and fun mixture, she said. Svyatogors avant-garde apparel includes everything from spiked corsets to dragon-patterned jackets in her arsenal. Her innovative wearable art has turned heads at shows and exhibitions such as Busch Gardens House of Vayne Fashion Show, featured in the parks 2009 Howl-O-Scream event. For a 2011 show Closet Artists: Art to Wear in St. Petersburg, she created several one-of-a-kind pieces including a dress made almost entirely out of red zippers. As a designer at Designs to Shine, a Pinellas Park-based business which sells distinctive ballroom gowns and dancewear, Svyatogor secured a spot on a team, which created attire for national TV, shows Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance? It is always exciting to see your creations on TV, but I feel the most satisfaction and fulfillment when I see people become instantly inspired and even empowered to dance and perform better while wearing my creations, she said. My goal is to create gowns in a way that when you put them on, you cant help but to want to start dancing and smiling. Svyatogor also is quite adept at making leather crafts, elaborate masks, elegant jewelry and stained glass art objects, which are also functional. I make fused glass air plant or orchid holders that you hang in the garden, and the stained glass looks so beautiful sparkling in the sun and moonlight, she said. It has also proven to be very good for the plants as they have all blossomed ever since I placed them in these glass holders. They provide just the right support, air circulation and moisture access for the plants to feel happy in them. Plus, they look pretty. Svyatogor is the owner of the Purring Angels Cattery, a home-based labor of love where she specializes in raising tiny teacup and toy-sized cats. One of the breeds, the lambkin, almost no one else in the country has. They are just starting to become known in big part thanks to my cattery, Svyatogor said. Animal Planet even filmed part of an episode of Cats 101 on the Lambkin breed in her home. My kitties were the stars in it, she said with a smile. The rare breed cats, like her art, are for sale, and Svyatogor has even shipped the kittens to such faraway places as Brazil and South Korea in order to find them good homes. To see them, visit purringangelscattery.com. Photo by BRETT BRANNINGFashion designer Ioulia Svyatogor of Largo poses in one of her designs with two of her cats. She also owns a cat breed business.Even when she is not busy raising rare kittens, conceptualizing fashions or crafting collectibles, Svyatogor always seems to find herself drawn to the world of art. I love visiting galleries, attending art shows and going to costumed and themed events and masquerades, she said. Pretty much anything creative is always of interest to me anything I can learn from, anything that is beautiful, pure, unordinary, meaningful, artistic and inspiring. By SUZETTE PORTEREvery day there are people who go hungry in Pinellas. The sick, the lonely and the desperate need someone to care. Holidays are an especially difficult time for the poorest of the poor. Fortunately, the holiday spirit burns bright in Tampa Bay. People from all lifestyles come together year after year to bring joy and hope to those in need. The sharing traditionally starts around Thanksgiving and continues through the New Year. Share the Spirit serves as a clearinghouse of information received from businesses, churches and organizations who are working to make the holidays a good time for all. To add to this list, send an email to webmaster@tbnweekly.com.Thanksgiving Holiday food distribution Sen. Jack Latvala is partnering with Farm Share to distribute free fresh Florida produce to citizens in need on Friday, Nov. 22, at three locations. This is the 11th year the senator has sponsored holiday food distributions. Free produce will be available at all three locations while supplies last. The first distribution is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Willa Carson Health and Wellness Center, 1108 North MLK Jr. Blvd. in Clearwater. The second distribution is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the headquarters of Citizens Alliance for Progress, 401 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Tarpon Springs. The third distribution is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Highpoint Neighborhood Family Center, 5812 150th Ave. N. in Clearwater. Farm Share is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the distribution of nutritious foods to those in need. It serves as a link between farmers with surplus produce and social service agencies in Florida and the southeastern United States. For more information, call Sen. Latvalas office at 793-2797. Volunteers needed ST. PETERSBURG The staff of the Suncoast Haven of Rest Rescue Mission is seeking volunteers to help serve a pre-Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings to the residents of Arlington Arbor, 1035 Arlington Ave. N. The event will take place Friday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The missions Happy Truck will be on site providing live music and face painting. The theme will be clowning around and children are welcome to attend. For information, call 545-8282. Food and toy drive ST. PETERSBURG The People That Love Church and Mission, 817 Fifth Ave. N., has started its annual drive for assistance for the winter holiday season. Basic needs are 10 to 12 pound turkeys, canned and nonperishable foods, new toys for children of all ages, cold weather clothing, blankets and hygiene items. Financial assistance is always in need. Donations can be brought to the mission 24/7. Financial gifts shouldbe mailed to 817 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701. For a list of needs, visit www.peoplethatlove.com or call Jeff Poresky at 727-480-2699. The mission will provide take home turkey dinners to registered families beginning at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. Families will receive a free turkey and sides that can be cooked at home. Families in need can register through Friday, Nov. 22, Monday through Friday, beginning at 10:45 a.m., at 817 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Thanksgiving buffet ST. PETERSBURG A Thanksgiving buffet will be served Thursday, Nov. 28, 3:30 p.m. The free traditional home-cooked meal is available to anyone in need. Thanksgiving Day of Caring ST. PETERSBURG The Salvation Army needs 40 volunteers for the Thanksgiving Day of Caring, Nov. 28. Come help prepare, set-up, serve and clean up after the Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Partake in a hot meal with others at Thanksgiving. Meal times are 2 to 4 p.m. for our residents and the community. For more information, call Gail Stark at 727-5508080, ext. 332, email Gail_Stark@uss.salvationarmy.org or visit www.sastpete.org.Share the holiday spiritPinellas County comes together to make the holidays bright

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Graden, center in orange, is pictured with his friends at Camp Cedarbrook.Send a child to camp Worship calendarChurch plans food driveCLEARWATER New Life Church of Pinellas plans a food drive Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Sunnyside Inn, 1477 Fort Harrison Ave. Folks are asked to drop off non-perishable foods and canned goods for the needy. The food will be distributed on Sunday, Nov. 24. For more information, contact Pastor Wallace at 712-7012.Chapel On The Hill United Church of ChristSEMINOLE A new early bird Sunday service will be presented from 8 to 9 a.m. at Chapel On The Hill United Church of Christ, 12601 Park Blvd., each week. Jeff Belyea, the new youth director at the church, will facilitate the nontraditional early bird service. Belyea was a pastor of an interfaith, interdenominational fellowship in Maine for several years before moving to the St. Petersburg area with his wife, Susan, in 2005. According to the press release, Belyeas early bird service is for the young and young at heart. Belyea will kick off the service asking attendees Do you want to dance? Instead of pews, there is a dance floor and tables. The service will feature singing and dancing as servers from the youth group and the young at heart from the congregation bring free coffee, juice and donuts. Attendees also can order a breakfast sandwich for $2. A centerpiece card will list Whats Happening On The Hill. There will be no collection plate, only a donation jar that looks like a cookie jar sitting next to the cookies. There will be a friendly greeting and an introduction to the take home sermon, but no sermon per se. Its printed on each weeks take-home piece. For information, call 391-2919 or visit www.coth.org.Chabad Jewish CenterST. PETERSBURG SAK Comedy Lab will perform on Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m., at the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg, 4010 Park St. N. For one night only, SAK Comedy Lab will appear at the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg as part of the Latkes and Laughter comedy evening. SAK Comedy Lab, a Central Florida favorite for more than 20 years, specializes in spontaneous, audience-interactive, improvisational comedy, good for all ages. SAK was voted Best Improv Troupe in the Orlando Weekly Readers Poll and is currently ranked No. 1 for Orlando Nightlife by Trip Advisor. Current and past SAK performers have gone on to star in Hollywood, Las Vegas, Broadway, and beyond. Such cast members include Aaron Shure, executive producer of Everybody Loves Raymond and Wayne Brady of Lets Make a Deal and Whose Line is it Anyway? The event will include a gourmet latke bar, desserts, cocktails and humor. Admission is $25. For reservations, visit www.ChabadSP.com or call 344-4900.Paradise Lutheran ChurchTREASURE ISLAND The annual Thanksgiving dinner will be presented Thursday, Nov. 26, noon, at Paradise Lutheran Church, 10255 Paradise Blvd. The public is invited to the free dinner which will feature turkey with all the trimmings, including side dishes and homemade desserts. Reservations are required. Call 360-5739 or 347-2272 before Nov. 22.Pasadena PresbyterianST. PETERSBURG A food drive is currently underway through December at Pasadena Presbyterian, 100 Pasadena Ave. N. Donations of nonperishable food such as canned or boxed foods and paper turkeys (grocery store gift cards) are being accepted at a collection unit on the property. Donations may be dropped off weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m. For information, call 388-4339 or visit www.pasadenapc.com.Hope Presbyterian ChurchCLEARWATER Fall activities are well underway at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Road. The church hosts youth and younger youth groups, Wednesday Night Alive, traditional Sunday morning worship and newer alternative worship gathering every Sunday evening. For information, call 531-3200 or visit www.HopeFamily.com.Chapel-By-The-Sea CLEARWATER The Florida Suncoast Chorus, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will perform on Sunday, Nov. 24, 4 p.m., in the sanctuary at Chapel-By-The-Sea, 54 Bay Esplanade, Clearwater Beach. The all-male group of singers specializes in the tight harmonies of barbershop singing enhanced by their own special style. There is no charge for this concert. For information, visit www.chapelbythesea.net.First Baptist Church of Pinellas ParkPINELLAS PARK The choir will present its Christmas musical Sunday, Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m., at First Baptist Church of Pinellas Park, 5495 Park Blvd. The public is invited to attend. There is no admission charge. For information, call 546-5748.

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Viewpoints 13A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013A year ago I made the mistake of subscribing to a nutrition advice publication called Eat right or die! They gave my name to other health and nutrition magazines. Now Im drowning in food-related advice and factoids. Here are some examples. Did you know that if you try to cook a rabbit in your microwave oven, the rabbit will really not appreciate it? You should first boil the rabbit in a large pot; the way Glenn Close did in the film Fatal Attraction. Next time your mother-in-law gives you a box of grapefruit or grapefruit juice, she may be trying to kill you. Thats because science has identified more than 85 common drugs that may interact poorly (i.e., explode) when brought in contact with grapefruit. Not actually explode. Just make you dizzy or cause gastrointestinal bleeding. If you dont eat right and put on too much weight, chances are your brain will turn into oatmeal faster than if you ate properly and stayed slim. Furthermore, if you have a low level of vitamin C and beta-carotene, you may be inviting Alzheimers disease into your life. So check with your doctor. Or at least have a beta-carotene discussion at your next bridge club or Elks meeting. Nutrition newsletters can be disillusioning, even though helpful. For the past 23 years my Aunt Rachel has been giving me 10 pounds of sea salt at Christmas. Its better for you than table salt, she said. And I believed her. So I spent the ensuing 12 months putting sea salt on everything I ate, including tapioca pudding. But Aunt Rachel was wrong. The experts now say that sea salt is not viable as a sodium-reduction measure. It contains almost as much sodium as table salt, and really doesnt taste that much better. For years, scientists and the food industry have been removing transfat and gluten from our diets. Where does all that unwanted stuff go, once its taken away? I have wondered that, and now I have an unconfirmed report: Nebraska. My sources tell me that two separate fields each 5 miles square, 40 miles west of Lincoln have been set aside for the gluten and transfat. Both substances will remain there for the next 20 years while the experts answer this question: What are we gonna do with this stuff? Have you noticed that during the past few years TV programs about food and cooking have increased almost as much as Spanishlanguage channels? Along with whiter teeth, clear skin and trashy sit-coms, Americans love food. One result of that is that more babies are being given the names of food items. Dont be surprised if you hear about infants named Aspic, Watercress, Finocchio, Ratatouille, Cumin and Horehound. Do you suffer from osteoarthritis? Are you easily confused by what you read? If so, forget about doing research on the various drugs and food supplements aimed at reducing arthritis pain. Youll end up not knowing whether to toss out or keep most of the contents of your bathroom shelf. A detailed report in Nutrition Action reported on studies of glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM, fish oil, krill oil, Vitamin D and SAM-e all of which have been touted as painkillers for arthritis patients. The verdict on the studies: you might as well flip a coin to decide whether to buy these medicines. Pain reduction was either absent or minimal. Ive been popping glucosamine tablets for years, but now Im quitting. Alzheimers and peanut butter? Those were main items in a University of Florida study, in which subjects were asked to sniff a spoonful of peanut butter as it was held several inches from their noses. Of 94 patients tested, 18 had already been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimers. All 18 were less able to smell the peanut butter with their left nostrils than their right nostrils. A degraded sense of smell is a recognized Alzheimers symptom. Because Alzheimers usually affects the left side of the brain first, researchers believe the sniffing test may help to better detect the onset of the affliction. But they warn the public that self-administered peanut butter tests be avoided, since odor sensitivity can be affected by many factors. In your nutrition reading, you are sure to find a warning about your favorite food or drink. The experts have a knack for finding something dangerous in almost every food or beverage known. But dont be discouraged. The flip side is that, each week, scientists discover that a previously-banned item has been given the okay. Even as I finish writing this column, I see on the Web that moderate consumption of beer may help ward off cancer. And several times a year researchers change their minds about coffee one month it will bring an early death, but a short time later we learn that caffeine may cure impetigo or conniption fits. So dont give up just keep reading, and eating.Bob Driver is a former columnist for the Clearwater Sun. His email address is tralee71@com cast.net.House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Wednesday that the GOP leadership has no intention of going to conference committee on the Senates comprehensive immigration bill passed in June. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy told Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles Director Angelica Salas last week that the House would not pass its immigration package this year. Not enough time. But in Washington, theres always time for the blame game. This week, The Hill ran a two-part autopsy on immigration reform and concluded: Both parties are responsible for the efforts demise. Boehner wouldnt commit. His rank-andfile didnt trust President Barack Obama to enforce a new law, given the presidents 2012 executive order to flout immigration law and halt the deportation of DREAM Act-eligible residents. The White House pressed House Democrats not to reach a deal before the Senate, even though the House is the linchpin. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., told The Hill: It is clear to me that there was no strategy on the White Houses part post-Senate victory. Because the Senate victory was the strategy. That statement confirms the rights longstanding suspicion that the left doesnt really want immigration reform, not when Democrats can use the issue to lather up anti-GOP anger among Latino voters. Obama did not deliver on his 2008 promise to push an immigration bill during his first year in office, even though Democrats controlled the White House, Senate and House during the first two years of his presidency. Only after Democrats lost the House in 2010 did that lame-duck body pass the DREAM Act to offer citizenship to children brought into the country illegally by their parents. Because supporters couldnt deliver the 60 votes needed in the Senate five Democrats voted no it tanked. Salas told me Tuesday that both parties hold equal responsibility for the measures failing. She insisted her group doesnt want to keep the issue alive to help one party bury the other. There is a way forward. The GOP caucus has been working on piecemeal bills to address immigration reform, including its own version of the DREAM Act, the Kids Act. The problem is, Salas noted, nothing is in writing yet. At least show your cards, she challenged. National Journal reported that Republicans are fighting over whether to allow DREAM kids to sponsor their undocumented parents for green cards. Understandably, Salas objects. Every citizen has that right, she said. If this Kids Act treats all citizens equally, her group would be wise to support it. Republicans would be wise to pass a Kids Act early next year. Otherwise, their main contribution to the immigration debate will be passage of a measure to resume deporting DREAMers spared by Obamas pen. Is that the message they want to send to Latino voters? Id rather Americans hear the words of Kids Act supporter Eric Cantor. The House majority leader said in February, One of the great founding principles of our country was that children would not be punished for the mistakes of their parents.Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@ sfchronicle.com. 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 Advertising Director: 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 Beach Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl alundahl@tbnweekly.com Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comLargo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@tbnweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com General Editorial editorial@tbnweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563LETTERS Things you learn while trying to eat Drivers SeatBob Driver D.C. immigration game on timeout We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. 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 first-come, first-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 700 words. Longer letters may be cut due to space limitations.What do you think? Debra Saunders Jury duty proves interesting for newspaper editor John Deering is chief editorial cartoonist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the state's largest newspaper. Winner of the National Press Foundation's 1997 Berryman Award, Deering also gained top honors in the 1994 national John Fischetti Cartoon Competition and was the seven-time winner of the Arkansas Press Association's Best Editorial Cartoonist award. Born in 1956 in Little Rock, Deering has been drawing since his childhood fascination with science ction and dinosaurs. He and his wife, Kathy, have a daughter and two sons, and live in Little Rock. He still draws dinosaurs. About the cartoonistI have always felt its our civic responsibility to serve on a jury. But when a letter recently came in the mail from the Pinellas County Clerk of the Court, requesting my presence for jury duty, I had mixed emotions. On one hand, I looked forward to the opportunity to serve but on the flip side of the coin, like so many of us, I didnt have the time. After giving it some thought and discussing the matter with a colleague, I decided to postpone my day of duty to early November. The clerk agreed and I showed up on the day specified at the Pinellas County Justice Center on 49th Street. At 8 oclock sharp, about 125 of us filed into a large room where the waiting began. After we all filled out a brief questionnaire, the waiting continued. About a half-hour later we watched a pair of fairly good orientation videos, which outlined the history of the justice system in the United States and explained just why we were there that day. Then there was more waiting. Finally, about two hours into the process, a county employee informed us that there was a light docket that day and a good chance many of us would be excused early. I figured since Im a newspaper editor, I would probably receive that distinction. But no. About a half-hour later, a county employee read out a list of potential jurors who were excused. And, of course, I was not among them. OK, I thought, maybe today is the day I get selected. Time wore on before we were informed the remaining 50 or so of us needed to stay tuned. There might be a need for a jury panel involving some of us, they told us. And guess what, I got the call. So about 30 of us were escorted up to a fourth floor courtroom where jury selection began in the courtroom of Judge Timothy Peters. We were asked a number of questions, including would we be available if the case extended into a second day. I thought, sure, I can do that. But not everybody was on the same page. One woman, for example, got excused because she had two dogs at home that needed to have their medication by 6 p.m. Another said she wouldnt be available because her sons youth football team was playing in a big game over on the east coast of Florida and she would be in transit on the second day. Others had previous convictions, which basically eliminated them, and others had previous issues with being a victim of a crime. Others said they knew law enforcement members or had family members that were law enforcement officers. That pretty much eliminated them. After all of this, we all filed out of the courtroom, had lunch and came back to find out if we were selected. Juries in Florida have six members and an alternate. So seven of us were going to be selected. As the names were being called out, I thought again I might be excused. But no. When it came down to the sixth and final person, I got the call. A woman behind me was selected as the alternate. The jury of three men and three women was there to hear a felony case against a young Clearwater man charged with sale and possession of crack cocaine. The states case was based on the testimony of an undercover informant who said he purchased crack from the defendant in a Clearwater crack house about a year ago. The state reinforced the case with a video it claimed showed the transaction going down. On the night of the alleged deal, the informant was wired with an audio/video system that was invisible to those around him. Unfortunately, the Clearwater Police detective that set the informant up to wear it had no previous experience with the equipment and the camera shot haphazardly in the wrong direction. The audio worked OK but it was unclear who was speaking. So, in essence, the video/audio was inconclusive. We had to toss it out. Then there was the testimony of the informant and the police detective. The informant was doing this task only to keep himself out of jail from a previous drug conviction. He openly admitted he visited the crack house before the date of the alleged deal many times and continued to buy cocaine afterward, spending as much as $200 to $1,000 per week. His credibility was sketchy, at best. The police detectives testimony was good. But since he didnt actually see the deal happen (he was outside driving around in an unmarked car), there was no way of proving the defendant was the person who actually made the sale or was actually in possession of crack cocaine. There were at least seven people in the crack house that evening. So it could have been any number of those people who were in possession of crack and actually sold the drugs to the informant. After two hours of deliberation, we finally came to the conclusion that the defendant could not be found guilty on either charge. Was the defendant guilty? More than likely. But with the evidence the jury had to work with, a not guilty verdict was the only direction we could go. I walked out of the Justice Center that evening with mixed emotions about what had happened. But I took solace in the fact that the justice system did what it is supposed to do. As Judge Peters made clear to us on more than one occasion, we were to base our decision on the evidence. We did just that.Young family touched by show of support Editor: I wanted to take the time to say thank you to all of those who came out to show their respects and honor my brother. Not only at the public viewing and the service. As my family and I drove from the Indian Rocks church to Bay Pines we couldnt help but to notice your presence. My heart was deeply touched by all those who stood on the side of the rode waving the flags, saluting and sharing a piece of history with families and friends. Thank you, to all those who were waiting at intersections and in parking lots while the funeral procession went past. Thank you to all the businesses that have put signs out thanking and honoring Bill. My brother will be sorely missed not only locally and nationally but as well as in out familys hearts. As most of you know my brother and I came from humble beginnings together and I am proud of my brother and all that he has done for this country. The Tom Young family. Pinellas Park Bob McClure Republicans would be wise to pass a Kids Act early next year. Otherwise, their main contribution to the immigration debate will be passage of a measure to resume deporting DREAMers spared by Obamas pen. Is that the message they want to send to Latino voters?

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Boat slip with lift. Pool. Small complex. All ages and pets allowed. MLS#U7590763. Spohn. $255,000. READY FOR A FAMILY!Lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1 car garage dream home on a corner lot in Redington Beach. Light and bright spacious kitchen with island for your cooking pleasure. Walk to beach and enjoy the sand, water and beautiful sunsets or park in the private beach parking, for residents only, with permit. Recently painted exterior, new impact windows, new fridge, washer and dryer. Low maintenance backyard has new privacy fence, patio and built-in grill. MLS#U7594135. Hawk. $249,900. WHAT A VIEW!Beautiful direct Intracoastal Villa in Imperial Point! Gorgeous updated, spacious kitchen. Great Room has been updated with light Bamboo Wood flooring. Waterfront views from the Florida/Sun Room AND Master Bedroom. Laundry room that includes new washer & dryer. Thermal Windows with Hurricane shutters on all windows. A/C unit replaced 5 years ago. Both bathrooms updated.. Amenities include 2 clubhouse pools, 24 hour fitness center, pool table rooms, tennis courts, shuffleboard, playground, library, fishing pier and gated boat launch. About a mile drive to beach and close to lots of delicious seafood dining choices. MLS#U7594283. Baxter & Esposito. $250,000. FABULOUS PARK AVENUE HOME IN BEAUTIFUL BELLEAIRTOTALLY RENOVATED IN 2002. 4BR/3.5BA/2 car garage, 3,288 sq. ft. pool home Vaulted ceilings, open floor plan with a Chef's dream kitchen with a casual dining area for effortless entertaining. Home also features a formal reception area, a formal dining room, a relaxing living area with fireplace, and a bonus area. Master bedroom has private pool access, bathroom with bathtub spa and separate shower. East wing with 3BR/2BA and pool access. Belleair offers golfing, dining and beaches just minutes away for the perfect Florida lifestyle! MLS#U7594837. Leonavicius. $725,000. VENDOME VILLAGERetirement or second home for active, healthy and happy living. End unit villa features 1BR/1.5BA, over 900 sq. ft. of living space plus an attached single car garage. Unit completely redone from top to bottom. Kitchen has new cabinets, granite counter tops and matching stainless steel appliances. Bedroom is large with a big closet and master bath that has been completely remodeled. Half bath off living room and a 5'x5' closet for additional storage space. New carpet, new paint throughout, new A/C & new roof. Community has Recreation Building with Library and Pool Table, Shuffleboard Courts, Pool and so much more. MLS#U7595969. Schnitzler. $49,900. COME ENJOY FLORIDADesirable waterfront 55+ community! Top floor condo with some water view and just minutes to Belleair Beach. You also can stroll down to great restaurants and shops or enjoy fishing on the community private pier. The building is secured and your reserved parking is under the building near the elevator, as well as, a storage area for your beach toys. Spacious master bedroom with separate office area. Bright and spacious unit. Sunsets from the heated pool are Fantastic! MLS#U7598721. Jarnberg. $70,000. COUNTRY LAKES CONDONice, partially updated 2 bedroom/2 bathroom unit. Great area and close to lots of shopping, restaurants, and a great view of the pool from the condo. Most of the appliances in the kitchen are stainless and newer. Make your appointment today to see this home, it is move-in ready. MLS#U600576. Osborne. $79,900. BARDMOOR SOUTH POOL HOMEThis 1,975 sq. ft. home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with a bonus office. Beautiful master en-suite looks out to the pool area, en-suite includes a garden tub and glass shower enclosure. Large lanai off the family room leads to an exceptionally large pool and backyard, great for entertaining or family activities. Optional membership to the Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club. Convenient to shopping, beaches, Seminole schools, St. Petersburg, Tampa and Clearwater. MLS#U7600750. Herr. $295,000. ATTENTION MILITARY VETERANS, ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL AND SURVIVING SPOUSESAffordable home with remodeled kitchen and tile baths. Beautiful hard wood floors invite you inside where a wood burning fireplace is centerpiece of main living area. The master bedroom in back of the house has bath with double sink, lots of decorative tile, tub, separate shower, and water closet. There is a bonus room that could be 4th bedroom or office. There is an inside utility room with washer and dryer hook-up. The back yard is fenced and has a double gate to alley access for your RV or boat. A central location in non-flood zone allows quick access to Interstate, airport and downtown. NOTE: INCOME AND LAND USE RESTRICTIONS APPLY. MLS#U7600795. Schroeder. $95,000. 112113 Networking groupsNetworking 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, Nov. 21 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., 3 Oaks Cafe, 1575 S Ft. Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995. Thursday, Nov. 21 Seminole Business Masters, 7:30 a.m., Mamas Kitchen, 5885 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call Thom Barnhorn at 623-9955. Thursday, Nov. 21 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, Nov. 21 Executive Business Network, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. For reservations, call Mike Moore at 586-1111 or visit www.execbusnet.com. Thursday, Nov. 21 BNI Grand Slam Network Exchange, 7:30 a.m., Heritage Holiday Inn, 234 Third Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.bni. com. Thursday, Nov. 21 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Nov. 21 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 7258101 or email denise@denisemurphypa.com. Thursday, Nov. 21 Professional Leads Network, Patriots Chapter, 8 a.m., Boris Family Restaurant, 11411 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Visit www.proleads.net. Thursday, Nov. 21 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, Nov. 21 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Nov. 22 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, Nov. 22 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Nov. 22 Professional Leads Network, Upper Pinellas Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at R & G Caf, 1565 Highland Ave., Clearwater. Visit www. pro-leads.net. Friday, Nov. 22 Professional Leads Network, Bay Area Executives Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tum Rub Thai, 32716 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Monday, Nov. 25 Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Monday, Nov. 25 Professional Leads Network, St. Petersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky Ps, 6521 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.proleads.net. Monday, Nov. 25 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 emailjamieL@freenetworkinginternational.com. Monday, Nov. 25 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@freenetworking international.com or visit twocupsconnect.com. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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, Nov. 26 Professional Leads Network, First Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village Drive, Clearwater. Visit www.proleads.net. Tuesday, Nov. 26 The Board, Network Professionals, 7:30 a.m., at Panera Bread, Bardmoor Shopping Center, corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call 7426343. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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, Nov. 26 Network Professionals Inc., Seminole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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, Nov. 26 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Nov. 26 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.freenetworkinginternational.com. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Network Professionals Inc., ICOT Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tucsons Southwest Grill, 13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. Call Eddie Montoya at 813-4773533. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Tri-City Network Professionals, 11:45 a.m., at Applebees Restaurant, 5110 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. First visit is free. Call 4927921. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Business Network International, Financial Freedom, 7:15 a.m., at Bardmoor Country Club, 8001 Cumberland Road, Largo. Call Phil at 409-1609 or visitwww.BNIFinancialFreedom.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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, Nov. 27 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 visit www.bnibusinessconnections.c om. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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, Nov. 27 Local Business Network Seminole, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call 804-6359. Wednesday, Nov. 27 BNI Referral Net, 7:30 a.m., The Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Visit www.bniwcf.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 BNI Power Team, 7:30 a.m., East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy., Oldsmar. Visit www.bni .com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals Inc., Downtown Clearwater Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at the Residence Inn, 940 Court St., Clearwater. Call Kim Anton at 539-7110. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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 458-6890 or email daveh@ freenetworkinginternational.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 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@free networkinginternational.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27, Professional Leads Network, 11:45 a.m., at Sages West Bay Bistro, 883 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call Woody Brown at 518-1967 or Real estate newsPrudential Tropical Realty recently named Bev Jackson as director of business development. Jacksons real estate career spans more than 17 years. She previously served as vice president of corporate relocation for Arivda Realty Services now part of Coldwell Banker and subsequently held that same position for Smith and Associates. Additionally, Jackson was president of a local relocation services consulting firm. Most recently, she served as a city commissioner and former vice mayor, representing District 4, St. Pete Beach. A long time Tampa Bay resident, Jackson is an active member of her community as evidenced by the many charitable and civic organizations with which she has volunteered. In addition to her extensive work with the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Jackson served on the Historic Review Board for the City of St. Pete Beach and was on the board of directors for Easter Seals of West Coast Florida and WorkNet Pinellas. She also is a member of the Pass-A-Grille Womans Club, Pass-A-Grille Community Association, and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Bev Jackson Dave Lewis Charlie Coflin Renee Coflin Renny Bryden Prudential names new director RE/MAX All Star names All Star agentsvisit www.pro-leads.net. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Professional Leads Network, Foxys Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Staceys Buffet 1451 N. Missouri Ave., Largo. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Wednesday, Nov. 27 St. Pete Professional Chapter of Ali Lassens Leads Club, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hilton Hotel, 333 First St. S., St. Petersburg. For reservations, call 813-221-1441 or visit www.LeadsFL.com. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals Inc., Pasadena Chapter, 11:45 a.m., GiGis Italian Restaurant, 6852 Gulfport Blvd., South Pasadena. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Network Professionals Inc., Dunedin Lunch Chapter, 11:45, at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call Jim Lampanthakis at 736-2000. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Beach Team Connections Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Blue Parrot, 85 Corey Circle, St. Pete Beach. For information, call Leslee Moore at 363-7573. Thursday, Nov. 28 BNI Success Masters Seminole Chapter, 7:15 a.m., at Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505 113th St., Seminole. Cost is $10 including continental breakfast. Call Jerry Hotho at 813-334-0598 or jerry.hotho@ gwiz-pts.com. Thursday, Nov. 28 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 7258101 or email denise@denise murphypa.com. Thursday, Nov. 28 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., 3 Oaks Cafe, 1575 S Ft. Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995. Thursday, Nov. 28 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Nov. 28 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, Nov. 28 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Nov. 28 Network Professionals Inc., Countryside Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call Rhonda Pulver at 744-8059. Thursday, Nov. 28 Ali Lassens Leads Club, Central Pinellas Professional Women, noon, Chilis, 5430 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. Email Lead sclubexec@aol.com. Thursday, Nov. 28 Free Networking International, 1 p.m., at the Belleair Grill and Wine Bar, 1575 S. Fort Harrison, Belleair. Purchasing lunch is optional. Call Rita Shepard at 415-9496.

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Schools 15A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 051613 CLEARWATER MALL(Next to Costco & Behind Davids Bridal)2643 Gulf to Bay Blvd. 727-725-1052 HOURS: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm We Have MovedSERVINGTAMPABAYSINCE1969www.CustomHairTampaBay.com Not a Wig! 011713 When you need help after an accident.Injury Law I Wrongful Death Auto & Motorcycle AccidentCall for a free consultation.(727) 209-HURT (4878)8640 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FLPaul R. Cavonis, Esq. Whats Sellingin Pinellas County Block home located in a quiet neighborhood. Split floor plan, newer kitchen w/stainless steel appliances. In ground pool with paver deck with nice screen enclosed porch. Near shopping and the bus line.Mary K KottichCentury 21 Top Sales 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths 2 Car Garage Clearwater St. Petersburg Seminole Largo $151,000 SOLD Spacious floor plan features a living room w/fireplace, open kitchen w/new countertop and full length screen enclosed porch. Master suite features private bath, walk-in closet, reading lounge and new carpet. First floor bonus room leads to a covered patio & fully fenced yard.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths 2-Car Garage $260,000 SOLD Updated townhome with gorgeous views! Located in desirable Tara Cay, minutes to the beaches, golf courses and daily conveniences. Hardwood floors, updated kitchen w/granite and new appliances. Renovated bathrooms for each bedroom too. Pride of ownership shows.Ashleigh MasiRE/MAX All Star 4 Bedrooms 4 Baths 1 CG $185,000 SOLD Split bedroom plan, open kitchen/living/dining combo, plus family room with Franklin stove. Hurricane windows, large lush fenced yard. Tom CatoRealty Executives Adamo & Associates SOLD 3 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths $108,000112113 Christmas At The PlazaThe Bayside String QuartetShops will be open this special evening!Join Us For a Free Musical Holiday Celebration featuring:Thursday, December 5, 2013 ~ 6 to 8pmLocation: 100 Indian Rocks Road North Belleair Bluffs, FLFor information call: 727-421-4245Refreshments Michael Vollbracht, Artist AAA Member Appreciation Night(Principal Players of the Florida Orchestra) and Special Guest Dr. Scott Behler, PianistStrolling Carolers from Indian Rocks Christian School 112113 13932 Walsingham Rd. (Next to CVS)Largo 727-596-5141Delicious Cuban & American Food112113Havana Harrys Cafe & Market GREAT MEALS FROM $599LUNCH ANDDINNERTAKE-OUT ORDINE-INFREE Local Delivery 4-8pm Photo courtesy of GENE STERNA Nov. 14 World Peace Forum, sponsored by Seeds of Peace, Tri-Sense Medical, LLC, and Rotary International, was held at St. Petersburg Colleges Seminole campus in conjunction with the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at SPC. The public forum discussed the goal of achieving world peace. The panel of SPC professors and Sane Haidara, an immigrant student from Mali, led a thought-provoking discussion followed by questions being fielded from the audience. Seminole Lake Rotarian Chuck Oldanie, a Seeds of Peace volunteer, moderated the Nov. 14 event. Oldanie approached David Klement, the executive director of the Institute, about organizing the forum in April. Above, form left, Professor Randy Lightfoot, Haidara, Professor Dustin Lemke, and Associate Professor Roy Slater sat on the panel for the forum.World Peace Forum at SPC Photo courtesy of TAMMY CAPITANIFrom left, Joseph Spinola, Brooke Swanson and Amanda Byrd at Bauder Elementary Schools Oct. 9 Walk to School Day event. There were two fire trucks, a military vehicle, a Hummer and Sheriffs deputy cruisers on hand for the safety awareness event.Walk to School Day School newsFullerton attends Colby CollegeSEMINOLE Andrew J. Fullerton of Seminole enrolled at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, this fall. Before classes began, Fullerton took part in an orientation that included an introduction to Colbys rigorous academics, rich cultural life, and community involvement opportunities as well as a threeday outdoor excursion. A graduate of Tampa Preparatory School, Fullerton is the son of Kenneth and Linda Fullerton of Seminole. The Class of 2017 was Colbys most selective to date, with an acceptance rate of 26 percent. The group represents diverse backgrounds 22 percent identify as students of color, 14 percent are international, and members of the class come from 41 countries and 35 states. Founded in 1813, Colby College is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the nation.CCC integrates technology into the classroomCLEARWATER Learning at Clearwater Central Catholic High School once meant pen and paper in the classrooms and computers in the media center or the computer lab. Thats changed. After several years of campus technology upgrades, this year the school had every student report to class with his or her own iPad. Using apps and other technology, teachers can integrate technology into lessons with the swipe of a hand. The result is whats known as a 1:1 technology school, where every student has a device for learning (an iPad 2 or higher). Dr. John Venturella, school president, says its an effective tool to help CCC students prepare for college and the workplace as leaders who can analyze information, understand problems and work with others to reach solutions. To that end, the schools Collaborative Learning Commons has a virtual library with online databases and reference books as well as more than 40 online LibGuides with customized links and instructions for class projects involving research. Teachers use class wikis, note-taking apps and polling apps to make written assignments and class discussions more interactive. Students with diagnosed learning differences can listen to audio versions of their texts through a Learning Ally subscription or apps that read test questions and other printed information aloud. Math teachers use the ShowMe app to make and share videos of solutions to math problems. More importantly, I require students to create these video ShowMe clips to demonstrate understanding, said Diane Sabatos in a press release. Sabatos is mathematics department chair. Technology immersion does not diminish the vital role of the teacher, Venturella said. It transforms the teacher from a director of learning to a facilitator of learning.PCSB announces finalists for Support Employee of YearNine nominees have been named finalists in the 2013-14 Support Employee of the Year recognition program for Pinellas County Schools. The finalists were selected from a group of 79 nominees. Finalists were chosen in three categories: direct involvement with students (employee spends 75 percent or more of his/her work hours in direct contact with students); indirect involvement with students (employee spends less than 25 percent of his/her work hours in direct contact with students); and limited involvement with students (employee spends little or none of his/her work hours in direct contact with students). In previous years, a total of 21 semifinalists were chosen. Of those, three in each category advanced as finalists after a second round of judging. This year, in an attempt to streamline the program, three finalists in each category were selected during an initial round of judging. The nine finalists will undergo a second round of judging and a winner will be chosen from each category, as well as an overall winner. The finalists are as follows: Direct involvement Kerry Afflitto, Bayside High School, Clerk II Mary MacEwen, 74th Street Elementary, Teacher Assistant Renee St. Onge, Brooker Creek Elementary, ESE Associate Indirect involvement Cathlene Burcham, Career Academies of Seminole, Data Management Technician Sandra Frazier, Paul B. Stephens Exceptional Education Center, Cafeteria Manager Reginald Rhett, Morgan Fitzgerald Middle, Clerk I Limited involvement Karen Barnett, Dunedin Elementary, Family and Community Liaison Donna Crosby, PreK-12 Performing Arts, Secretary II Carol Syvrud, Forest Lakes Elementary, Transcriber Assistant Visually Impaired The winner of each category and the overall Support Employee of the Year will be named at a recognition breakfast on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Feather Sound Country Club. The overall winner will represent Pinellas County Schools at the Florida Department of Education SchoolRelated Employee of the Year program. The Support Employee of the Year recognition program is sponsored by Achieva Credit Union.

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Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 080813 A Division of Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Specialist.Dont Wait To See One Of Americas Top Dermatologists! Accepting most insurance plans. armstrongderm.com9170 Oakhurst Rd. Suite 1 Seminole 727.517.3376 Dr.s Todd Clarkson and Donald Collins remain committed to maintaining the standards and traditions of excellence their patients expect and deserve.our physicians and three Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners work out of 2 office locations. Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during Lunchtime hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F2 Convenient Locations to Better Serve You.Oakhurst Medical Clinic13020 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL 33776 727-393-3404 oakhurstmedicalclinic.comEast Bay Medical Center3800 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771 727-539-0505 eastbaymedicalcenter.comwww.oakmed.comMedicare, Humana Medicare Advantage Plan, and most other insurance plans accepted. Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. Ronald Mall, D.O. Roger Schwartzberg, D.O.,F.A.A.I.M. Betsy Parker, A.R.N.P Gail Quail MSN, A.R.N.P.C. John Jarboe A.R.N.P. Marianne Fisher CEO FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINEFAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE010313 Gallery Oaks Shopping Center11125 Park Boulevard, Suite 115 Seminole(next to Greek Village Restaurant)391-0002 Services Offered:Prescription Designer Eyewear & Sunglasses Eyeglass Repair Contact Lenses Complete Pairs$4950% OFFStarting As Low AsEYEGLASSESExpires 11-30-13. Offer requires complete pair of eyeglass frame and lenses purchase. Some restrictions may apply. Please call or see us for details. Theres a New Owl In Town! 110713 Monica Doyle D.M.D., P.A.11240 Park Blvd. The Park Collection, next to Einstein Brothers Bagels727-398-0085 You Too Can Have A Beautiful Smile! In-House Denture Lab Tooth Colored Fillings Custom Dentures Porcelain Veneers Dental Implants Professional Hygiene Teeth Whitening Porcelain Crowns Periodental Surgery Soft Tissue Management NEW InvisalignOUR LIST OF COSMETIC SERVICES INCLUDES:Your Cosmetic Dentist in Seminole! Seminole Dentals staff shares one goal: to provide excellent care and high quality dentistry that will improve your health, comfort and appearance.Our highly trained staff is ready to give you the personalized, gentle care youre looking for.091913 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 Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation17th St. & 29th Ave. N., St. Pete 345-7777www.Jewishheritage.net Giant Hanukkah Menorah LightingCome join us for the Lighting of the 10 foot Hanukkah Menorah. All ages will enjoy the activities planned for the night. Including Latkes & Dreidel Games. Bring your Menorah as well.Friday, November 29th~7pmFREE Admission All Are Welcome121511112113 Clinical study for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfortputting a cramp in your lifestyle?Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now.If you qualify for this study you may receive at no cost: Investigational medication for IBS Study-related care from a local doctor Compensation for your time and travelFlorida Center For GastroenterologyDr. Arthur Berman, Dr. Michael Schulman, Dr. Steven Beljic, Dr. Marc Kudelko, Dr. Justin Nudell, Dr. James BarthelPlease contact Joann at727-544-1600or clinicalstudiesfcfg@yahoo.com8250 Bryan Dairy Road Suite 200 Largo, FL 33777101713 16A Business Biz notes Photo courtesy of KELLI GRAYBILLHusband-and-wife duo Dr. Douglas Graybill at Oakhurst Dental and Kelli Graybill of Kelli Graybill Realty collected donations for the SPCA in Largo in October. They collected more than 236 items and more than 125 pounds of dog food. SPCA donationWalgreens forum to focus on disabilities in the workplaceST. PETERSBURG Attendees will learn the best practices for integrating persons with disabilities in the workplace during the next Walgreens Bayside Business Forum, set for Friday, Nov. 22, 7:30 a.m., at Franklin Templeton, 100 Fountain Parkway N. Sponsored by the USF St. Petersburg College of Business, the forum is free and open to the public. Titled The Long Road: Employment for Persons with Disabilities, the event will feature JR Harding, Ed.D., of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities. He is a two-time presidential appointee, seventime Florida gubernatorial appointee, author of the book Now What?, and a recognized international disability expert. Harding has testified numerous times before the U.S. Congress and the Florida Legislature, resulting in an increase in independence and self-sufficiency for persons with disabilities. During the business forum, he will explain his personal journey to emphasize the challenges of self-sufficiency and the tools he used that could be helpful to others. Sustainability of our communities requires that we have better success in the field of disability integration, said Maling Ebrahimpour, Ph.D., dean of the USFSP College of Business. This is an important topic and we are fortunate to have Dr. Harding explain the challenges and rewards of hiring persons with disabilities. A continental breakfast and coffee will be served. Seating is limited. To reserve a spot, call 873-4992 or email bbf@stpete.usf.edu.Salon West stylists attend Redken ExchangeSeveral Salon West stylists recently sharpened their skills at The Redken Exchange in New York City. Amy Lenhard, Heidi Turner, Felicia Gordon, Brittani Renzi, Kristina Weck and Doug Fitzpatrick recently upgraded their skills. These stylists were some of the dedicated salon professionals who attended The Redken Exchange overlooking Fifth Avenue in New York City. Along with other stylists from around the globe, they learned advanced techniques in hair design and hair color from leading experts in the salon industry, according to a press release. Stylists from almost every country in the world attend The Redken Exchange, making it a great venue for exchanging tips, ideas and techniques with other stylists as well as for getting the latest information on Redken hair care, hair color and styling products. Salon West has one location in Clearwater and two in Largo.

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Health 17A Seminole Beacon, November 21, 2013 Obituaries Frances D. (nee Gunter) GOLDBERGage 71, passed away October 19, 2013 at her home in Largo, Florida after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Donald M. Goldberg, loving mother to Lisa and mother-in-law to Michael, adoring grandmother to Christopher, Amy, Zion and Rebeccah, and loving pet parent to her two dachshunds, Roxie and Bella. Frances was born January 1, 1942 in Albany, Kentucky, the only child of Grover and Olene Gunter. The family later relocated to Ohio, where she graduated from Princeton High School in Cincinnati, class of 1959, and went on to study at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with her time divided between two corporations. She spent 17 years at General Electric Aerospace, Cincinnati, in technical publications; and subsequently as senior electronics buyer for Smiths Industries, Clearwater, Fla., from which she retired after 28 years of service. After a long career, Frances embraced retirement. She was an avid reader, crochet enthusiast, played weekly mahjong with her adorable ladies, served as Treasurer of Coquina Cove Residents, volunteered as a Deputy Poll Worker, was a splendid homemaker and a long time member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Celestine Chapter #185 of Cincinnati, for more than 40 years. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33760. A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lakeside Chapel Mausoleum of Serenity Gardens Memorial Park, located at 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, Fla. A gathering will follow the service at Randolph Farms Clubhouse on Indian Rocks Road, Largo, Fla. Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: rabbi@jewishheritage.net Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation 71411 FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCH4321 Duhme Rd., Madeira BeachBible Study Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m. WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. Michael Hargrave (727)410-4121122712Tell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563 The Church by the Sea137th Avenue at Gulf Boulevard Madeira Beach Call: 391-7706 Dr. Dave Ruth, Senior PastorCome and worship. 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Bagels727-398-0085 110713Expires 11-30-13 Expires 11-30-13You Too Can Have A Beautiful Smile!Monica Doyle D.M.D., P.A.IN HOUSEDENTURE LAB Tobacco Free Coalition to meetLARGO The Tobacco Free Coalition of Pinellas County meets first Tuesdays, 3 p.m., at the Department of Health Mid County, 8751 Ulmerton Road. The public is invited to attend. Members promote tobacco-free environments for a healthier community. For information, call Kim Goldberg at 430-4727.Florida Hospital reports robotic surgery firstsTARPON SPRINGS It was a day of exciting firsts in robotic surgery at Florida Hospital North Pinellas recently, with the first gynecological and single-site procedures performed at the facility using the da Vinci Surgical System. Dr. Parveen Vahora, a board-certified OB/GYN, performed a robotic laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy. Dr. Keith Gregory Chisholm, a boardcertified general surgeon, performed a robotic laparoscopic single site cholecystectomy. The da Vinci Surgical System robot allows surgeons the opportunity to perform cervix-sparing hysterectomies and single-incision gallbladder surgeries, like those performed today which would have been impossible just a short time ago. The talent of our surgeons is supported by the range of motion and 3-D vision capabilities provided by the da Vinci robot, said Bruce Bergherm, president and CEO of Florida Hospital North Pinellas. Their passion and drive to provide the most advanced approaches to surgery to our patients is truly enhanced by this incredible technology. With minimally invasive procedures like a singlesite/incision gallbladder surgery, patients can expect shorter recovery times, less pain and dramatically lessened scarring. For example, with a single-site robotic laparoscopic cholecystectomy, the gallbladder is removed via an incision in the belly-button, rather than using a larger incision in the abdomen with traditional surgery, or multiple points of entry from a traditional laparoscopic procedure.Program offers outreach to homebound LGBT seniorsST. PETERSBURG The Metro Friendly Visitors, a group of LGBT seniors at Metro Community Center in the Kenwood area of St. Petersburg, is making a special outreach to homebound LGBT seniors throughout Pinellas County for communication and socialization. Those who participate in the Metro Center senior activities enjoy the good fellowship of regular group discussions and outings. However, members realize that there many in the community who are shutins due to ill-health and injury. The Metro Friendly Visitors program targets shut-ins, those who may be residing alone or in a group care setting. Metro Friendly Visitors needs help identifying those LGBT homebound seniors in Pinellas County who might welcome some companionship and regular visits from volunteers. For information, email Adam Jahr at adamj@metrotampabay.org. The Metro Friendly Visitors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3 p.m., at the Metro Community Center, 3251 Third Ave. N.Morton Plant to offer CarFit CLEARWATER Morton Plant Mease Memory Disorders Clinic and the Aging Well Center are teaming up to offer CarFit, a free, new safety program designed to help older adults learn how the fit of their vehicle affects their driving and how to use their vehicles safety features. The CarFit event will take place Friday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Aging Well Center at The Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road. Older drivers are considered safer drivers because they are more likely to wear seatbelts and less apt to speed. However, they are more likely to be seriously injured or killed from a car accident due to their bodies fragility and improper fit in their cars, CarFit program organizers say. Drivers who attend the free community event will have a 12-point checklist done in about 20 minutes that includes checking if the driver: is sitting correctly and positioned at least 10 inches from the steering wheel; can reach the pedals easily with ones foot instead of toes causing slower reaction time; and has the flexibility to adjust mirrors and minimize blind spots. Trained volunteers will recommend car and driver adjustments after the inspection. Drivers interested in having a CarFit check are asked to preregister. Call 724-3070. CarFit is an educational and safety program created by the American Society on Aging, and developed in collaboration with American Automobile Association, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association.Morton Plant seeks volunteersMorton Plant Mease Health Care provides a variety of volunteer opportunities at hospitals and facilities throughout Pinellas and Pasco counties. Volunteers enrich the lives of patients and families by generously donating time and services. Among the volunteers opportunities available are: Offering inpatient/bedside support as a patient companion Providing retail support in retail shops or the hospital gift shops Assisting visitors at information or lobby guides Making community outreach through our free van service as dispatchers, drivers, and aides Volunteers are needed at the following locations: Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor Mease Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, New Port Richey Bardmoor Outpatient & Surgery Center, Largo Morton Plant Mease Outpatient Center, Trinity Turley Family Health Center, Clearwater Volunteers with Morton Plant Mease Health Care meet critical community needs and enrich the lives of others. Volunteers learn new skills, meet new people, and remain active. Volunteer opportunities are available seven days a week for those 14 years old and older. Hours are flexible and can be scheduled during the day or on evenings or weekends. For information, call 7346262.Morton Plant schedules December programsThe Morton Plant Meese Bay Care Health System will offer a number of programs in December at various locations. Support groups and classes are free to the public unless a fee is noted. For information on upcoming programs, call 9536877 or visit www.BayCareEvents.org. Participating locations include: Axelrod Pavilion, 400 Pinellas St., Clearwater Bard moor Medical Arts Building, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, 8787 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater Meese Countryside Hospital, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor Meese Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, 1840 Meese Drive, Safety Harbor Meese Dunedin Hospital, 601 Main St., Dunedin Morton Plant Hospital, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater Morton Plant Meese Outpatient Center, 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity Powell Pavilion, 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater Peak Orthopedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, 430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Meese Countryside, 3253 McMullen Booth Road, ClearwaterFollowing is a list of upcoming support groups and presentations:Wellness Cancer Cancer Support Group (Women) Monday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Cancer Support Group (Women) Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Tuesdays, Dec. 3 and 17, 3 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, Fourth Floor. Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis: Toolkit for Patients, Families and Caregivers Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Oncology Services Conference Room, Second Floor. Head and Neck Cancer Support Group Monday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., Lansky Pavilion at Bard moor Outpatient Center, Administrative Conference Room. Look Good, Feel Better Monday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2. LUNA (Latinos United for a New Awakening) de Pinellas Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Second Floor, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room. Multiple Myeloma Educational Group Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m., Meese Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Prostate Cancer Discussion Group Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. Thyroid Cancer Support Group Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Tuttle Auditorium D. The Art of Well-being: Creative Class for Cancer Patients and Family Members Thursday, Dec. 19, 4 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, Bernard F. Powell Conference Room, Second Floor. Space is limited, registration is required. Call 953-9038. Wellness Cardiac/Circulation Womens Heart Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105. Wellness Caregivers Early Stage Alzheimers Support Group for Patients Monday, Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m., Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114. Wellness Parenting Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday, Dec. 12, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Fifth Floor Conference Room. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 8, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Birth Center Tour Sunday, Dec. 15, 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Schaffer Tower. Birth Center Tour Wednesday, Dec. 18, 5:15, 6:15 and 7:15 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Main Lobby. Breastfeeding Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 4 & 5, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Wednesday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Saturday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fifth floor classroom. Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Infants Group Fridays, Dec. 6 and 20, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (First and Third Friday of the month.) Breastfeeding Nursing Mothers Care and Share Toddlers Group Friday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room. (Second Friday of the month.) Car Seat Inspection Thursday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 and 3 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Car Seat Inspection Friday, Dec. 20, 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:15 a.m., St. Josephs Childrens Specialty Center at Mease Countryside Hospital, Appointment required. Fee: $15. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Health newsRoom, Fee: $25. Childbirth Preparation Two weeks series Monday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25. Infant/Child CPR Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $20. Newborn Care Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Newborn Care Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $15. Waterbirth Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Powell Pavilion, Community Room, Fee: $25.Wellness Other AWAKE: Sleep Disorder Support Group for Apnea Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 3. Bariatric Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m., Mease Dunedin Hospital, Meeting Room 2. Bereavement Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, Fourth Floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Monday, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 9 11 a.m., Morton Plant Sleep Disorders Center, Ptak Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Pavilion. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Tuesdays, Dec. 3, 10, and 17, 10 a.m. 4 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 120. CPAP / BI-PAP Clinic Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11, and 18, 9 a.m. Noon, Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center, Ste. 210. Diabetes Support Group Tuesday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m., Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 1-3. Diabetes Support Group Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Morton Plant Hospital, Heart and Vascular Pavilion, Community Room A.

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The Curious Savage, by John Patrick, through Sunday, Nov. 24, at Venue Ensemble Theatre, 9125 U.S. 19 N., Pinellas Park. Performances are Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2:30 p.m. For tickets information and reservations, call 822-6194, email venueactorstudio@gmail.com or visit www.venueactorstudio.org. Richard Rosen directs this comedic play about Ethel P. Savage, a woman whose husband recently died and left her approximately $10 million dollars. Contrasting the kindness and loyalty of psychiatric patients with the avarice and vanity of respectable public figures, the play calls into question conventional definitions of sanity while lampooning celebrity culture. Sanding Ovations, Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 20-24, on the beach at 107th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island. The 2013 Masters Cup Professional Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival will feature arts and crafts and performances from Applebutter Express, The Black Honkeys, Cornfused, Rocket Man, Come Back Alice and Sarasota Slim. There also will be a childrens area and a fireworks display. For information and an event schedule, call 547-4575 or visit www.mytreasureisland.org. The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 22-24, at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater; and Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. The annual event will feature bands such as Bill Allreds Classic Jazz Band, Wallys Warehouse Waifs, Cornet Chop Suey, High Sierra, Dave Bennett and the Memphis Boys, Jubilee Jazz, Midiri Brothers, Red Garter Jazz, Tom Rigney and Flambeau and many more. A weekend badge costs $100. Daily badges for Friday and Sunday are $40. Daily badges for Saturday are $50. Call Bette Marnell at 5360064 or visit www.jazzclassic.net. Dunedin Celtic Festival, Saturday, Nov. 23, noon to 9:30 p.m., at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. This years outdoor celebration will feature performances by Celtica, The Fighting Jamesons, The Killdares, Juniper and Seven Nations. Also performing will be the City of Dunedin Pipe Band, Dunedin High School Scottish Highlander Marching Band, Dunedin High School Pipe Band, Dunedin Middle School Band, Dunedin Highland Middle School Pipe Band and the Highland Dancers. The festival serves as a fundraiser for Dunedins Scottish bands and is promoted, organized and managed by the Dunedin Highland Games and Festival Committee Inc. Visit www.dunedinhighlandgames.com/CelticFestival.html. Roger McGuinn, Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 5876793 or visit largoarts.com. McGuinn, one of the founding members of The Byrds, is known as an innovator for merging folk and rock music in the 1960s. Prior to forming The Byrds, Roger toured and performed folk music with the Limeliters, Chad Mitchell Trio and Bobby Darin as a guitarist and banjo player. His music has been a staple on the music charts as well as many movie soundtracks. Some hits singles include Turn! Turn! Turn!, Eight Miles High and Mr. Tambourine Man. Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Delivery ManGenre: Comedy Cast: Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders and Britt Robertson Director: Ken Scott Rated: PG-13 An affable underachiever finds out hes fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. 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Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th annual Hunger Games a competition that could change Panem forever.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.PhilomenaGenre: Drama Cast: Judi Dench and Steve Coogan Director: Stephen Frears Rated: R Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, Philomena focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock something her IrishCatholic community didnt have the highest opinion of and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldnt allow for any sort of inquiry into the sons whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee meets Sixsmith (Coogan), a BBC reporter with whom she decides to discover her long-lost son.Weekend of a ChampionGenre: Documentary Cast: Sir Jackie Stewart and Roman Polanski Director: Frank Simon and Roman Polanski Not rated In 1971, motor racing fan Roman Polanski spent a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempted to win the Monaco Grand Prix. Polanski was given intimate access to Stewarts world for three days, both on the track and off. The result is an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers. Some 40 years on, Polanski and Stewart meet once again. In a remarkable post-script, they discuss the sport, both past and present, with a unique and unmatched perspective.For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly .com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu. Photo by ALEX BAILEY/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANYJudi Dench and Steve Coogan star in Philomena. OPENING, from page 1B A&E news Visit the Seminole Beacon every day at www.TBNweekly.comMuseum names new executive directorST. PETERSBURG The St. Petersburg Museum of History recently hired Rui Farias as its executive director. Farias, a history teacher at St. Petersburg High School who teaches the only St. Petersburg history class offered in Pinellas County, also brings 15 years of experience in event marketing and facility management to the 91-year-old museum. Prior to joining the faculty at St. Petersburg High, Farias was instrumental in creating and marketing downtown events with the Festival of States and worked as the marketing director for the United Soccer Leagues and Global Spectrums Pinellas Expo Center. Ruis combination of business background, experience in working for nonprofit boards and experience as a Florida history teacher is a perfect fit for the Executive Director position, said Joseph Griner in a press release. Griner is board president. The museum has recently unveiled Little Cooperstown the Guinness World Records certified largest collection of autographed baseballs and is preparing for Flight 2014 the 100th anniversary of the worlds first commercial airline flight from St. Petersburg to Tampa. This is an exciting time for the St. Petersburg Museum of History and it is an honor that the board chose me to lead it, Farias said. This museum has been St. Petersburgs best kept secret it is our goal and vision to transform this museum into a vibrant cultural center for the entire community. The St. Petersburg Museum of History celebrating its 91st year is at 335 Second Ave. NE on the approach to The Pier. For information, call 894-1052 or visit www.spmoh.org.Florida Highwayman to visit art societyPINELLAS PARK The Pinellas Park Art Society will welcome one of the original Florida Highwaymen on Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd. Artist and legend Robert Lewis will demonstrate his techniques, discuss his work and feature works for sale. Lewis, who is still an active painter, is one of the surviving Florida Highwaymen.The Florida Highwaymen, a group of 26 African-Americans, broke convention to paint beautiful iconic Florida landscapes. Originating in the mid-1950s, an era marked by racism and poverty, these selftaught entrepreneurs mentored each other while they painted on basic materials like Upson board for canvasses, and crown molding for frames. Local galleries shunned their work, so they peddled their art from car trunks along area roadways, hence their name. Their art freed them from work in citrus groves and labor camps, and they created a body of work that has become not only a timeless collection of a natural environment, but a symbol of determination and belief in oneself. See A&E news, page 3BNovember 21, 2013CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Going green at home puts more green in your pocket. Use the surplus to keep the momentum going, Capricorn. Whispers at the office get louder.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Dashes of yellow remind you of the importance of a positive outlook. Cheer up, Aquarius. Life will get better. A fitness goal is reached ahead of schedule.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Youre back in the black, and its time to celebrate, Pisces. Invite some pals over for a takeout feast. A relative meddles a little too much.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Feeling blue, Aries? You wont be for long, as old friends and new drop by. Put out the welcome mat and prepare to have a ball. An email clues you in.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Life these days is like looking at the world through rose-colored glasses. Everything is good, Taurus, even the not-so-good. A project ends with a flourish.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Very few things in life are black and white. Usually theres some gray, particularly with an issue at the office. There is much work left to do, Gemini.CancerJune 22 July 22 Red faces alert you to the frustration growing at work. Resolve it now, Cancer. Pops of scarlet here and there in the home decor lift spirits.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Golden moments come only once, Leo. Make this one a memory for years to come. An idea has potential but requires more research in order to pan out.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Color you happy this week, Virgo, as old goals are reached and new ones are made. An orange gelatin dish brings back many fond memories.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 A senior makes remarkable strides. Take them out to lunch to celebrate, Libra. The moody blues lift at home with a gift of green.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 A youngster is pretty in pink, and it woul