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By SUZETTE PORTERThe U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill June 10 that should help veterans receive timelier healthcare. The Veteran Access to Care Act, co-sponsored by Congressman David Jolly, who represents Pinellas Countys District 13, and Congressman Gus Bilirakis, who represents District 12, allows the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to contract with non-VA facilities to provide care for eligible veterans among other things. This was a simple step that can provide immediate relief for some veterans waiting months for needed care, Jolly said in a June 10 press release. Utilizing the private sector and non-VA facilities to reduce these wait times is not only common sense, but the fastest way to get veterans the care they need. As of Friday afternoon, the bill was still pending in the Senate.Veterans Intake DayJolly visited Pinellas County June 17 for a Veterans Intake Day at his office on the St. Petersburg College campus in Seminole. He wanted to get first-hand information from veterans who use local VA services. Veterans were asked to take a survey, which 183 of the more than 300 who came to intake day completed. About 40 percent said they had already asked to be referred to a non-VA provider, and 48 percent said results of those requests had been poor or very poor, indicating theres a strong reluctance on the part of the VA to send people to a non-VA provider, Jolly said.There is a strong interest on the part of local veterans to go outside the VA system for care. And if the VA cannot provide timely care My Hope ChestNonprofit helps uninsured breast cancer survivors pay for reconstructive surgery By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Alisa Savoretti has done it all: performed in Las Vegas as a showgirl, worked as a court reporter in Los Angeles, founded an online furniture store. But shes also a breast cancer survivor, which has inspired the most ambitious endeavor of her life: My Hope Chest. The organization assists uninsured women around the country who have lost one or both breasts during their fight with breast cancer to pay for their reconstructive surgery, which the larger breast cancer charities dont fund. Nearly 22,000 women each year lose their breasts to cancer and are unable to pay for reconstruction themselves because theyre uninsured or they cant afford their deductible. This complicated surgery which actually consists of three surgeries over the course of a year to take a woman from flat to finished, Savoretti said costs around $25,000. While insurance companies consider it part of breast cancer treatment and include it in their healthcare plans, the uninsured are out of luck. But its the final stage of treatment, Savoretti said, and necessary. It would be nice if uninsured women could be taken from start to finish. Where is the support for the uninsured mastectomy, some say victim, but I say survivor? She acknowledges that while many charity dollars as possible need to be used for saving lives, its wrong to consider this reconstructive surgery unnecessary. After a mastectomy many women dont feel like themselves anymore. It affects confidence and self-image, she said. It changes how they look at themselves. This is where My Hope Chest comes in. It focuses solely on helping women afford this elusive reconstructive surgery they otherwise couldnt afford on their own. Its the only charity of its kind. For the past 10 years, Savoretti has kept the nonprofit going, even when it seemed to be running on fumes, and said its finally gaining some momentum. My Hope Chest moved out of her Seminole home and into a suite at the Seminole Office Center, 7985 113th St. N., earlier this month. Shes also received national attention, with a mention in Fitness Magazine and O, the Oprah Magazine. Last October, Readers Digest named her one of the nine names to know in the fight against breast cancer. My Hope Chest also has landed two national corporate sponsors. A portion of GenieBras sales are donated to the See MY HOPE CHEST, page 4ASEMINOLE Budding creators and innovators can now share ideas, create robots, learn or sharpen programming skills and build objects using 3-D printers at St. Petersburg Colleges new Innovation Lab. The space, located in the Seminole Community Library, provides a modern, technologically advanced version of your dads garage, so to speak. The grand opening was held June 3. These creative learning environments, often called makerspaces, are growing in popularity, said Information Services Librarian Chad Mairn, who received a $3,500 Innovation Grant from the St. Petersburg College Foundation to start the lab. For years weve been more consumption oriented, but now the trend is moving toward creating while discovering things yourself, said Mairn. With these technology tools, you can design and build things, learn, and share ideas instead of passively consuming information. The space will provide an area where people with common interests like computers, technology, science or digital arts can socialize and collaborate on ideas and learn new skills. In SPCs lab, which is open to the public, visitors can learn how to program different devices, such as the Raspberry Pi, the Arduino Genuine Mega 2560 Circuit Board and the ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Board. That lab is going to be phenomenal, said Instructional Technologist Nancy Munce, who used the 3-D printer to create a cookie cutter she designed from scratch. Those printers are still wickedly expensive; too expensive to have at home. The potential to learn valued skills is remarkable.Munce saw Mairns enthusiastic Facebook post about the lab and took him up on his offer to get involved. She was looking to prepare cookies for a friend who was graduating from the University of Floridas College of Veterinary Medicine.She figured out how to use Adobe Illustrator to create an outline for the cookie cutter and then used a 3-D CAD (computer-assisted design) program for the rest. I poked around and somehow figured it all out, said Munce. Basically this saved me from having to cut three dozen cookies by hand. In addition to the printer, the lab will have: FreeFab3D Monolith 3D Printer built locally using other Volume XXXVI,No. 12 June 26, 2014 www.TBNweekly.com 062614Hearing Loss? 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Mills, who will be a sophomore next year, is on the mend and expected to be able to play next season for the Warhawks.A memorable dayJolly working to help veterans with health care Congressman David JollyInnovation Lab opens on SPC Seminole campus See VETERANS, page 4A 3D printers littleBits Synth Kit Arduino Genuine Mega 2560 Circuit Board Experimentation Kit Avid Fast Track Duo Audio Interface with Pro Tools Express An iMac, 2 Linux computers, and 1 Windows computer A variety of Open Source Software applications for 3D printing, design etc. MaKey MaKey: Original Invention Kit Cubelets KT06 Kit ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Board 2 CanaKit Raspberry Pi Ultimate Starter Kits Apollo Precision Tools 53Piece Tool Kit Parallax Programmable Boe-Bot Robot Kit Elenco Deluxe Learn To Solder Kit Samsung 32-Inch 1080p LED HDTV with Logitech TV Cam HD for Skype Calls Chromecast Online File Distribution System for access to project files, open access resources, etc. Reference collection including books and magazinesSPC Instructional Technologist Nancy Munce shows off the cookie cutter she created in St. Petersburg Colleges Innovation Lab.VIEWPOINTSThomas MichalskiListen to the veterans at VA facilities. 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4A Seminole Seminole Beacon, June 26, 2014www.myseminole.com/tri.htm.Flicks and Fins Family Fun Night plannedSEMINOLE Join Seminole Aquatics for a night out with the family. Its next Flicks and Fins Family Fun Night will be held Friday, July 11, 7 p.m., at Seminole Family Aquatic Center, 9100 113th St. N. Music and games will start at 7 p.m. with a movie beginning at sundown. Cost is $2 for adult members, $1.50 for child members, $4 for adult nonmembers and $3 for child nonmembers. For more information, call 391-8345.Summer concert planned at librarySEMINOLE The Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St., is hosting a special summer concert Sunday, July 13, 3 p.m. Vocalists Tony Pavone and Pete Bottichio, The Dynamic Duo, will perform American popular music. This event is free and open to the public.Bauder offers Summer Science CampSEMINOLE Bauder Elementary School, 12755 86th Ave. N., offers its 13th annual Summer Science Camp Monday, July 14 through Thursday, July 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The camp includes hands-on science activities studying earth, life and physical sciences; computer technology; arts and crafts; and outdoor games and fun. Snack, group games and prizes are provided daily. Students will bring a bag lunch. Pizza will be provided on July 17, the final day of camp. Camp is for students enrolled in kindergarten through fifth grade for the 2013-14 school year. Bauder teachers will serve as the counselors. Space is limited to 125 students, with 15-20 per class. Cost is $125 per student. Call 547-7829 for more information.Soccer camp setSEMINOLE Seminole Shooting Stars Soccer will host a soccer camp at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25, 9 a.m. to noon. The camp will be run by former Tampa Bay Rowdies players Perry Van Der Beck and Don Tobin. Its geared towards boys and girls ages 6 through 14 who play at recreational and competitive levels. Cost is $100. Visit www.campkikinthagrass.com for more information.SPC Toastmasters meets weeklySEMINOLE Seminole-SPC Toastmasters meets at 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. This personal development program is ideal for supervisors and other leaders, or those aspiring to learn vital leadership and communication skills. Contact Dennis Hamel at 374-2612 or visit seminolespc.toastmastersclubs.org for more information.Gaming Club to meet monthlySEMINOLE The Seminole Recreation Division now offers an adult Gaming Club that meets the third Thursday of every month, 5 to 9 p.m., at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N. This group is open to individuals 16 and older. Various board and card games will be available. This program is free for members and $3 for nonmembers. Call 391-8345 for more information.Mayor seeks food donationsSEMINOLE Mayor Leslie Waters is seeking donations for the citys yearlong food drive. Her goal is to have collected 18,739 items by the end of the year, representing one item per Seminole resident. Hundreds of cans and generous contributions are rolling in from east, west, south and north parts of Seminole, Waters said. Our local grocers are helping, local business establishments are involved, Chamber members are challenging each other, and schools and churches have taken on this great opportunity to demonstrate Seminole city pride and generosity. Drop-off locations throughout the city include: Seminole City Hall Seminole-SPC Library Seminole Recreation Center Seminole Fire Station #29 on 113th Street Seminole Public Works on 70th Avenue Seminole Chamber of Commerce Publix on 113th Street Winn-Dixie at Park Boulevard and Starkey Road Winn-Dixie on Seminole Boulevard Seminole Square Freedom Square, Seminole Gardens Seminole Assembly of God Seminole First Baptist Church Blessed Sacrament Church Dairy Queen KE Bay Pines Properties, LLC. iMapp Realty Group, Inc. American Woman Fitness Center on Bay Pines Boulevard St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus Chick-fil-A on Park Boulevard Seminole Gardens Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church Central Pinellas Republican Club Seminole Elementary School Realty Executives Adamo & Associates Sign of the Dolphin Screwie Louies Porpoise Pub Centratel Yoga4All Goods are donated to the Interfaith Food Pantry Inc. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9530 Starkey Road. If any local groups or organizations would like an overview or presentation of the Interfaith Food Bank, please contact Mayor Waters for a referral. Checks made payable to the Interfaith Food Pantry Inc., attention Vie Thompson are welcome. For more information, contact Seminole City Hall at 391-0204, ext. 102 or the Seminole Chamber of Commerce at 392-3245.Yoga class offeredSEMINOLE A New World Yoga class will meet at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N., Monday evenings, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. It will be followed by an optional meditation class.Cost for members is $8 per person and $12 for nonmembers. Visit www.yseminole.com or call 391-8345 for more information.American Legion hosts weekly eventsSEMINOLE American Legion Post 252, 11433 Park Blvd., holds a cookout every Saturday and Sunday at the Tiki Bar from 1 to 5 p.m. Breakfast is held the first Sunday of every month from 8 to 11 a.m. and the monthly spaghetti dinner is held the first Tuesday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. The dining room is open to the public. Legion membership is required to purchase alcohol. For more information, call 391-6324.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.Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets weeklySEMINOLE The Kiwanis Club of Seminole meets Thursdays, 6:15 p.m., at Freedom Squares Town Hall. All are welcome. There will be guest speakers twice a month. For more information, call Terry Carr at 3942582.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. AROUND SEMINOLE, from page 3A Photo by BRAD DYKENSThe city of Seminole hosted a free Hurricane Expo June 7 at the Seminole Recreation Complex. Above, an attendee learns more about storm windows at the Hurricane Expo.Hurricane Expo Photo courtesy of MAYOR LESLIE WATERS Photo by BRAD DYKENSMayor Leslie Waters with State Senator Jeff Brandes and his family. Left, Brad Dykens, city of Seminole public education officer and coordinator of the Hurricane Expo, left, is pictured with Julie Phillips and Bryan Bennett, meteorologist, WFLA/News.atVA facilities, veterans should have expanded options to seeprivate sector doctors and medical providers, Jolly said in a press release sent out June 18. At a time when we are hearing about wait times lasting months, we must eliminate barriers that prevent veterans from getting the care they deserve, he continued. The VA has made great strides in the last several weeks to clear the waitlist by using non-VA medical providers. But long-term reform must include statutory changes to fully put veterans in charge of their health care. Veterans deserve a choice. Plain and simple. Jolly said information gleaned June 17 shows that changes that are more dramatic are needed to ensure veterans have control of their medical provider decisions. Of those surveyed, 49 said they had waited more than 45 days from the time they requested an appointment until they were able to see a primary physician. Thirty-six waited from 31 to 45 days, 43 for 15 to 30 days and 27 less than 14 days. Forty-three reported waiting more than 90 days to get an appointment with a specialist. Thirty-four reported waiting 45 to 90 days, 60 waiting 15 to 45 days and 18 said they had waited less than 14 days. Still, sixty-eight percent of those surveyed said care at the local VA was adequate or better. Jolly said many veterans attended intake day just to compliment the staff and administration at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, aka Bay Pines, and the James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa. That doesnt surprise me, Jolly said. Weve heard for weeks from a number of veterans who say despite the ongoing scandal, they love the care they receive through the VA and that reflects the commitment of so many of the hardworking VA employees. Jolly also learned that many veterans had recently been contacted by the VA to assist with getting them off the waitlist and into private sector healthcare. Jolly said finding solutions to the VA healthcare scandal should not center on assigning blame. Rather it needs to spark a dialogue of ideas that leads to change a continued dialogue and coordination between our veterans, the VA, and the Congress, he said. Comprehensive reform must address the interest of our veterans first and foremost. Photo by RHONDA IOVINOOsceola Fundamental High School graduate Jeanna Cube recently signed a track scholarship with the University of North Carolina-Pembroke at Osceola High School. Pictured, back row, from left, Anthony Blakeney, assistant coach; Gary Mabe, assistant coach; Peter Eagleson, girls track coach; and Ryan Kramer, position coach.College bound VETERANS, from page 1A MY HOPE CHEST, from page 1A organization. Just last month, they sold 151,000 units, yielding $113,000 for the nonprofit. And Olga Bra is offering to match up to $75,000 donated to the organization through its website www.olgainti mates.com. Savoretti hopes this is just the beginning and that even more money will begin to come in so she can hire the staff needed to properly run My Hope Chest. Ideally, there would be staff in place to recruit more volunteer surgeons. Her goal is to find at least one in each major city, that way the organization can assist more women. Shes also gearing up for two major events this fall. The Butterfly Glow Walk 5K Fun Run will take place the evening of Saturday, Sept. 20, at Pass-A-Grille Beach. Each entrant will receive glow sticks and butterfly wings. The second event is Hope Floats on BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day, Wednesday, Oct. 15. Smaller groups and organizations can host their own BRA Day events for My Hope Chest around the country. The event is based around creating and launching Hope Floats Wish Boats on a lake, river or pond. For more information, visit www.myhopechest.com.My Hope Chest held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on June 5. Alisa Savoretti, founder of My Hope Chest, created the nonprofit after her own struggles affording reconstructive surgery after surviving breast cancer. The former Las Vegas showgirl even performed when she had only one breast, mere weeks after chemotherapy treatment ended in March 2003. She performed under the name The Lopsided Showgirl.
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Some are nonresident females with newborns, which is why Johns Pass is a vital dolphin nursery ground whose ecological integrity must be maintained. Others are roving bulls in search of mating opportunities. The bulls this year include a suitably gnarly cast of characters: Xiphos, Brick, Nose, Keyhole Plus, Ouch and Fishlips. Ouch and Fishlips are bonded bulls. Unlike the other males, they are not roving. They have found mating opportunities by swimming with local lady dolphin P. When males in the animal kingdom stay with a female like this, they are said to be mate guarding. Ouch and Fishlips are guarding P. This is not the first time. Ouch and Fishlips also guarded her in 2007. One of them probably produced Ps delightful calf PeeWee, born in 2008. Mate guarding bulls do not guard the same. One of the bulls guards the female by staying at her side. The other bull stays peripheral to them. The peripheral bull does not appear to contest the coupling. He shows respect for the possessor. Instead, the peripheral bull takes a different tact. He attempts to draw the females attentions away from her guard by doing all kinds of unusual things when swimming with the couple. These unusual things are displays. Displays are designed to entice the female from the guard to the peripheral male. Thus, displays are typically aimed at the couple. Ouch is Ps guard. Fishlips is the peripheral male. Does Fishlips understand that all bets are off in the game of love? One thing is for sure. Fishlips knows that research boats make handy props. In a circular cove in our study area, we spied Fishlips hunting along the seawalls. Though he was mostly out of sight, we tracked him by the flares of big bubbles he shot into the seas to scare fish into flight. Seeing other dolphins in the middle of the cove, I predicted that these were P, Paisley and Ouch. Fishlips left his seawall and traveled to the sandbar in the middle of the cove. There he submerged and, accosting the sea floor, created small mudplumes. Mudplumes are another way to secure a fish sandwich at sea. We glimpsed a bright flash in the dark waters: He was swimming upside-down the way dolphins do when they are pursuing a fish at close range, his gleaming white belly glinting momentarily. Abruptly, this Goliath of a bull bottlenose began acting strangely. His massive rounded head bobbed out of the mudplume, barely clearing the water surface. Bobbing another four or five times, he seemed to be straining to reach life-giving air. Then he disappeared into the sea. The waters began swaying and cresting as if something thrashed wildly instead of swam smoothly. A massive mudplume arose. Again, Fishlips bobbed, barely clearing the surface, and then sunk decisively. We rippled with alarm on board. Had Fishlips become entangled on something that tethered him underwater and bobbed to try to breathe? Was this larger-than-life mudplume form dragging something across the sea floor in his struggles to reach the surface? Was this the moment to dive in and save a dolphin from drowning? Could we? Should we? Seconds seemed like minutes as, wide-eyed, we were riveted on the mudplume. The seas hid all. A thousand thoughts careened through my head: my morals, the hands-off policy of my federal permit, my ethics, let-nature-take-its-course edict of field research, the madness of watching something die that we could save, the danger of trying, and the danger of dying by trying. Time stopped, but not for the creature besieged below the surface. Fishlips erupted at the surface and whipped his mighty tailstock, slamming the seas into a colossal column of water as he kicked a fish into flight at our boat. As I leapt aside to shield my camera, Fishlips surfaced from his cagey cascade in the normal dolphin position and headed toward his distant schoolmates. As he did, he cast a backward look that I shall never forget. It said so plainly, Did ya catch that?Dr. Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at annstats54@ gmail.com or visit www.goodnaturedstatistics.com. NOAA advises anyone who sees a stranded dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico to call 877-942-5343 or 877433-8299.Photo by ANN WEAVERA massive bull bottlenose dolphin we call Fishlips, for the pattern of notches on his dorsal fin, gives us a backward glance after a conspicuous display as if he did not know that we were watching. Visit the Seminole Beacon every day at www.TBNweekly.comBoating safety classes offered DUNEDIN About Boating Safely, a course offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Dunedin Flotilla, will be taught in two sessions July 19 -20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coast Guard Auxiliary classroom at Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St., second floor. About Boating Safely is designed for both experienced and novice boaters. Some of the topics presented will be boating emergencies, know your boat, getting underway, navigating the waterways, operating your boat safely, and legal requirements. Register by July 14 to receive course materials prior to the class. The fee is $35, with a $5 discount each for two or more signing up at the same time. Florida Boater Safety Certification Cards are given to individuals who successfully complete the course. For more information, call Larry OBrien at 7361191, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, web: www.dunedin-coastguardaux.com.Boating seminars setST. PETERSBURG The St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron will present a Sail Trim & Rigging Wednesday, July 16, 7 to 9 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 Second Ave. SE, Demens Landing. This seminar shows in clear and simple terms how to use and adjust sails for optimum performance under a wide range of conditions. 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Ten of the 15 are running for the seat left vacant after longtime commissioner Susan Latvala announced she would not run again.District 2Incumbent Norm Roche, a Republican, who holds the at-large, District 2, seat is challenged by fellow Republican Ed Hooper, currently serving in the state House of Representatives. Roche and Hooper will square off in the Aug. 26 primary. Largo Mayor Pat Gerard, the only Democrat running for the District 2 seat, will vie against the winner of the Republican primary during the Nov. 4 election. District 4Latvala has represented citizens in the northern portion of the county since 2000. When she decided to retire, 15 candidates announced intentions to run for her job. Of the 15, 10 qualified, including Republican Dave Eggers, currently Dunedin mayor, and former Oldsmar mayor Republican Jim Roenecker. Five additional Republican candidates qualified: Johnny Johnson of Tarpon Springs, Tim Keffalas of Tarpon Springs, Wanda Kimsey of Tarpon Springs, Macho Liberti of Palm Harbor, and former state representative Peter Nehr of Palm Harbor. Republicans will decide which candidate will be on the November ballot during the Aug. 26 primary election. Two Democrats announced intentions to run but only Mark Weinkrantz of Palm Harbor qualified. He will move on to the November election. Two no-party-affiliation candidates also qualified Carl Folkman of Crystal Beach and Marcus Harrison of Palm Harbor.District 6Only two qualified to run for the District 6 seat. Republican Tom Rask of Seminole is taking on the incumbent John Morroni, who also is a Republican. Libertarian Jack Harris had announced his intention to run, but did not qualify. Because the only candidates are from the same political party, a universal primary will decide who will serve the next term. All registered voters in District 6, regardless of party affiliation, are eligible to vote in this race on Aug. 26. Only registered Republicans will vote for county commission candidates in District 2 and 4 in the Aug. 26 primary.School boardEleven qualified to run during the Aug. 26 election for a position on the county school board. All voters within at-large Districts 2 and 3 will be eligible to cast a ballot in these non-partisan races. Voters within the district will decide representatives for Districts 4, 6 and 7. Chris Tauchnitz is challenging incumbent Terry B. Krassner for the at-large District 2 seat. Kent Curtis is taking on incumbent Peggy OShea for the at-large District 3 position. Three are vying for the District 4 spot, being vacated by longtime board member Robin L. Wikle: Beverley Billiris, John H. Nygren and Ken Peluso. Maureen Ahern is challenging incumbent Linda Lerner for the District 6 seat. Irene Olive Cates qualified as a write-in candidate against incumbent Rene Flowers in District 7.Election informationThe voter registration deadline for the primary election is July 28. Only registered Republicans are eligible to vote in the District 2 and 4 county commission races. The candidate receiving the most votes will go on to the Nov. 4 General Election. Republicans and Democrats can vote in the District 6 county commission universal primary. School board elections are nonpartisan, so all voters registered by the deadline can participate. The Supervisor of Elections announced that mail ballots are tentatively scheduled to go out to overseas and absent military voters July 12. Tentative date to begin mailing ballots to domestic voters is July 22. The deadline to request that a ballot be mailed is Aug. 20. Early voting begins Aug. 16 and concludes Aug. 24. For more information, visit votepinellas.com or call 464-6788.Special DistrictsSpecial district races will appear on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot. Unopposed candidates are elected automatically. Three are running for Seat 2 on the East Lake Tarpon Special Fire Control District Commission: Wayne Ferguson, Sharon Hurst and Tom McQueen. Randy Burr is unopposed for Seat 4. Kathleen Quinn Litton is running unopposed for Seat 2 on the Lealman Special Fire District Board. Rebecca Harriman and Jorge Mercado will vie for Seat 4. Julie Peluso is unopposed for Seat 2 on the Palm Harbor Special Fire Control & Rescue District Board. Casey Cane and Jim Nelson qualified to run for Seat 4. David D. Gardella is unopposed for Seat 3 on the Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District Board. Joseph Bruni and James G. Mortellite are running for Seat 4. Three candidates are running unopposed for a seat on the Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Board: Daniel Saracki for Seat 1, Darlene Lazier for Seat 2, and Bogdan Don Nowacki for Seat 3. County newsPinellas County offices close for Independence DayPinellas County government offices will be closed on Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The courts of the Sixth Judicial Circuit (Pinellas and Pasco) will not be in session except for first-appearance advisory hearings and emergency situations. The Solid Waste Administration Building and HEC3 will be closed. The scalehouse/landfill will be open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. All county parks and preserves and the Florida Botanical Gardens will remain open. The Environmental Education Center at Brooker Creek Preserve, the Cultural and Natural History Center at Weedon Island Preserve and Heritage Village will be closed. Annual beach and boat ramp parking permits will not be available for sale as the administrative offices of Parks and Conservation Resources will be closed. The offices and adoption center at Pinellas County Animal Services will be closed. Animal Services, the HEC3, the Environmental Education Center at Brooker Creek Preserve, the Cultural and Natural History Center at Weedon Island Preserve and Heritage Village will re-open for normal hours on Saturday, July 5. All other Pinellas County facilities will resume regular hours of operation on Monday, July 7.Beaches to remain open during nourishmentThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to start the Pinellas County beach nourishment project at Sunshine Beach in the beginning of July. The date has not yet been determined. Pinellas County beaches will remain open throughout the project. Public access to the active beach construction areas will be restricted. These areas will extend approximately 700 to 800 feet in length, and ramps over pipes will provide safe access for visitors to the shoreline north and south of the active work areas. The first active area will be at Sunshine Beach, which is the northern tip of Treasure Island. It will be followed by Sunset Beach in Treasure Island and Upham Beach and Pass-A-Grille beach in St. Pete Beach. An estimated total of 555,000 cubic yards of sand will be used for the project and cost of $16.18 million. Beach nourishment helps to preserve Pinellas County beaches, which are important for storm protection, tourism and nesting sea turtles and shorebirds.For more information about beach nourishment in the county, and this project updates, visit www.pinellascounty.org/environment/coastalMngmt/nourishment.htm. Jack and Susan Latvala score side-by-side awardsCLEARWATER State Sen. Jack Latvala and Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Latvala collected awards from the Florida Association of Counties this week for their leadership and unwavering dedication to ensuring that Florida has strong county governance. Sen. Latvala was awarded the Doc Myers Lifetime County Advocate Award, an honor that is reserved for those elected officials who have consistently distinguished themselves as advocates for local government, and who go above and beyond to protect the rights of counties, a press release said. Similarly, Commissioner Latvala received the Marlene Young Presidential Advocacy Award for her steadfast, persistent leadership and extraordinary commitment to preserving the home rule authority of Floridas 67 counties. The awards were given during the 2014 annual conference of the Florida Association of Counties, June 17-20, the associations largest annual event. Throughout his career in public service, Sen. Latvala has worked tirelessly with counties on a wide variety of issues affecting local government, including Medicaid, the environment, and taxation. He was a crucial supporter of counties rights during the 2014 Legislative Session when they fought to bring fairness in the costsharing formula established between the state and each county for juvenile detention services. I am honored to receive the Doc Myers Lifetime County Advocate Award from FAC, and I will continue my commitment to ensuring that my constituents have their voices heard at all levels of government, the senator said. I am also very proud of the great work that Commissioner Susan Latvala has done for Floridas counties, and to be recognized along with her today is a great honor. Visit www.TBNweekly.com
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Kristy Moody, assistant principal of Douglas L. Jamerson Jr. Elementary School, St. Petersburg, was named principal of the school. Shannon Brennan, assistant principal of Mildred Helms Elementary School, Largo, was named principal of the school. Belinda Atkins, assistant principal of Curlew Creek Elementary School, Palm Harbor, was named principal of Ozona Elementary School, Palm Harbor. Daphne Miles, assistant principal of Garrison-Jones Elementary School, was named principal of Sunset Hills Elementary School, Tarpons Springs. Tammy Keiper, assistant principal of Plumb Elementary School, Clearwater, was named principal of Woodlawn Elementary School, St. Petersburg. Sulte began her employment in Pinellas County Schools in 1988. She served as a teacher at North Ward and Lynch elementary schools, an assistant principal at Oakhurst and Mount Vernon elementary schools. She earned a bachelors degree in elementary education from the University of South Florida and a masters degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Moody began her employment in Pinellas County Schools in 2007. She served as a teacher at Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary School. She earned a bachelors degree in management from the United States Coast Guard Academy and her masters degree in elementary education from the University of Phoenix. Brennan began her employment in Pinellas County Schools in 1995. She served as a teacher and instructional coach at Pinellas Park Elementary School. She also served as an instructional coach at Belleair Elementary School and as assistant principal at Belleair Elementary School. Atkins began her employment in Pinellas County Schools in 2006. She served as a teacher, reading coach and an instructional coach at Fairmount Park Elementary School. Atkins educational background also includes service as a preschool center director and a teacher in Ohio. She earned a bachelors degree in elementary education and a masters degree in instructional leadership from Northern Kentucky University and a masters degree in the art of teaching from Marygrove College. Miles began her employment in Pinellas County Schools in 1993. She served as a social studies teacher at Tyrone Middle School, an assistant principal at Madeira Beach Middle School and Dunedin Highland Middle School. Miles also served as head of school at Bible-Based Fellowship Christian Academy in Tampa. Miles earned her bachelors degree in social science education and her masters degree in educational leadership from the University of South Florida. Keiper began her employment in Pinellas County Schools in 2001. She served as a teacher at Woodlawn and Campbell Park elementary schools; a curriculum specialist and a teacher on special assignment at Campbell Park Elementary School. Keiper earned a bachelors degree in elementary education and her masters degree in elementary education with an emphasis in math and science from the University of South Florida.Palmer began her educational career in Pinellas County in 1994. She has served as a teacher at Mildred Helms Elementary School, a site-based literacy coach at Madeira Beach and Seminole elementary school. She earned her bachelors degree in elementary education from the University of South Florida and her masters degree in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg College president Bill Law, who completed his fourth year as college president earlier this month, received a contract extension through June 30, 2017 and an exemplary performance review from the SPC Board of Trustees. Board Chair Deveron Gibbons praised Laws leadership, expertise and creativity and his commitment to the colleges mission of promoting student success and enriching local communities through education, career development and self-discovery. Board members reviewed Law on leadership, diversity of initiatives, planning, budgeting and external relations. One of the principal charges given to Dr. Law at the start of his tenure was to refocus our efforts on the core mission of this institution, said Gibbons. Dr. Law has performed this portion of his responsibilities at the highest level of leadership. (SPCs) College Experience project has significantly improved the classroom success of our students across the board. Law created The College Experience in 2012 to ensure students finish what they start and succeed. The five major components of The College Experience include out-of-class support, integrated career and academic advising, new student orientation, My Learning Plan (a roadmap for graduation) and early alert and student coaching system. Since The College Experience launched, SPC students have shown significant academic improvements, but the greatest advances have been among African-American and Hispanic males. For African American males, success rates jumped from 42 percent in spring 2012 to 58 percent this spring. For Hispanic males, the success rate rose from 53 percent to 68 percent. Law holds weekly meetings with college staff to review progress reports and success metrics and communicates these goals throughout the college. In his review, Gibbons also noted that Law has succeeded in the past year in moving forward with the complex development of the Midtown campus, renewing SPCs online education program, formulating a student-focused response to major changes in the state guidelines for developmental education and expanding the colleges commitments to workforce education across all levels of the colleges instructional mission. Our consistent, superior audit reviews, budgeting, and strategic planning, have been able to put into motion, a plan for future success, Gibbons said. President Law continues to be an effective spokesperson for the college in Tallahassee and our college continues to perform at a very high level in the key areas of postsecondary education policy. New principals named for several schoolsLARGO Informational open houses are planned for students interested in enrolling in Pinellas County Schools and St. Petersburg Colleges newest collaborative the Elite Educator Program. The four-year teacher training course seeks to attract high school graduates who have accelerated academically, can obtain an elementary education degree within four years and commit to working in Pinellas County Schools after graduation. Open houses will be held on the following dates: Thursday, July 10, 5:30 to 7 p.m., SPC Tarpon Springs campus, Lyceum Building, Room 262, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Thursday, July 31, 5:30 to 7 p.m., SPC Clearwater campus, Ethics and Social Science Building, Room 104, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. Pinellas County Schools plans to distinguish the district from others in the Tampa Bay area by offering students who successfully complete the four-year SPC Elite Educator Program with monetary incentives in exchange for a successful internship with the district and ultimately employment once an elementary education degree is achieved. The program will place an emphasis on science, reading, technology, mathematics, child development, as well as teaching children with exceptionalities and English Language Learners. The Elite Educator Program is one of several initiatives the district has employed to attract and retain quality teachers, including recently increasing the starting salary for new teachers. To enroll in the Elite Educator Program, contact SPC College of Education at 712-5888 or 712-5410 or visit www.spcollege.edu/elite.PCS, SPC to launch new teacher training program
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Transforming daily activities into interactive activities helps keep people strong, improve health and outlook on life, and reduce the risks for injury, depression, and symptoms of dementia. Interactive Caregiving is the unique way our Comfort Keepers deliver care to our clients. It centers on four interrelated aspects engagement of the mind, an active body, proper nutrition, and safety. What I observe often is that the elderly need to know that they are still important and needed. Enjoying camaraderie with others does not fade with time. The elderly love to share stories and appreciate others that are truly listening. They have so much wisdom to offer and truly know the value of life. Lets honor the elderly, encourage and support them to continue to enjoy their lives with purpose. Diane Genovese Comfort Keepers It is not length of life, but depth of life.-Ralph Waldo EmersonHelp Seniors 'Maintain Lifes Purpose' WWW.COMFORTKEEPERS.COM062614 Diane Genovese OwnerCovering 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. Police beatMinor injuries reported in seven-vehicle crashPINELLAS PARK Failed brakes may be the cause of a seven-vehicle crash that occurred about 2:40 p.m. Saturday, June 21, near the intersection of Park Boulevard and Belcher Road in Pinellas Park. According to Pinellas Park police, Katherine Langston, 30, of Dade City was driving a 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood westbound on Park Boulevard in the median lane just before the initial crash. She told police that as she was approaching Belcher Road, she noticed that the light was red and began to attempt to brake; however, her brakes didnt work. The Cadillac sideswiped a 2005 Ford Escape that was in the center lane. The driver of the Escape, Mary J. Phero, 53, of Seminole was uninjured. The Cadillac then continued westbound and struck a 2014 Jeep Wrangler, which was in the median lane. The impact caused the Jeep to hit a 2011 Volkswagen Touareg, which was in the southbound turn lane for Belcher Road. The driver of the Jeep, Dale Harris, 57 of St Petersburg, was uninjured. The front seat passenger, Ida Harris, 56, was transported to Bayfront Hospital. The driver of the Touareg, Ann C. Garcia, 50, of St Petersburg, and her two daughters, ages 18 and 14, were uninjured. After the Cadillac struck the Jeep, it ran into a 2013 Nissan Rogue, which was in the median lane. The Nissan was knocked into a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 located in the median lane. The driver of the Nissan, Riley Wallace, 29, of Seminole and his mother, Catherine Theriault, 56, of Seminole, a passenger, were uninjured. Wallaces 5-month-old daughter was taken to All Childrens Hospital in a private vehicle. The driver of the Dodge Ram, Minh Vo, 48, of Largo was transported to Northside Hospital. After striking the Nissan, the Cadillac rolled onto the passenger side, against a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan, which was in the center lane. The driver of the Caravan, Cassandra Ventura-Riddick, 40 of St. Petersburg, nor her husband, Lance Riddick 41, or her two sons, ages 8 and 10, were injured. Langston and the owner of the Cadillac, Morgan Williams, 22 of St Petersburg, were transported to Bayfront Hospital. Williams two children, both age 2, were transported to All Childrens Hospital. Pinellas Park police reported Sunday that all the patients transported by ambulance to local hospitals had been released. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Suzette PorterPickup crashes into elementary schoolMADERIA BEACH Alcohol might be a factor in a crash early Sunday morning that injured a man and caused damage to the Madeira Beach Fundamental School, 591 Tom Stuart Causeway. Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash about 12:52 a.m. According to deputies, Michael Roy, 37, of St. Petersburg was driving a 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck, traveling southbound on Duhme Road approaching Tom Stuart Causeway. The vehicle proceeded straight through the intersection and continued southbound through the school parking lot striking the guardrail and school. Roy suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The crash caused unspecified damage to the school.Clearwater man arrested for sexual batteryCLEARWATER A Clearwater man faces multiple charges in connection with accusations of sexually battering a child for 11 years. Donnie Floyd, 57, was charged June 20 with one count of capital sex battery, five counts of sex battery familial, five counts of sexual performance by a child and five counts of child pornography. He is being held without bond in the Pinellas County Jail. According to the Pinellas County Sheriffs report, the victim is a female who was known to the suspect. The incidents occurred on multiple occasions at a private residence in Pinellas County. The victim told detectives the suspect has touched her from the time she was age 5 to age 16. The Crimes Against Children Unit was contacted on June 13 by Barre Town Police Department in Vermont in reference to a sex crime investigation they were conducting where some of the crimes occurred in Pinellas County. Detectives obtained a search warrant for Floyds residence, which was served Friday morning. During the search, videos and pictures were located on the suspects portable hard drive.Largo police seek bank robberLARGO Largo police needs the publics help to identify a man in connection with a June 19 robbery of the Fifth Third Bank, 12360 Indian Rocks Road in Largo. Largo PD received the call about the bank robbery about 3:44 p.m. The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-20s, about five feet 10 inches tall, thin build with blond hair. He fled the bank in a white Toyota Corolla driven by a white female with short dark hair. Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Berard at 727587-6730.Stolen vehicle found in water near beachMADEIRA BEACH Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives are looking for suspects in connection with a vehicle theft from a home in Pinellas Park. The vehicle was stolen in the overnight hours between Tuesday, June 17, and Wednesday, June 18. The 2001 yellow Isuzu Vehicross owned by Julia Ann and Keith Alan Robillard was driven into the water near the beach access across from Johns Pass at 12924 Gulf Blvd. in Madeira Beach.According to the sheriffs report, deputies responded to what they thought was a water rescue about 4:24 a.m. Wednesday near 129th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard. When they arrived, they found tire tracks in the sand leading to the water and a submerged yellow vehicle.The Sheriffs Dive Team checked the vehicle and did not find anyone inside. The windows and sunroof were open. The vehicle was pulled from the water and the owner was contacted. Deputies said this wasnt the first time the vehicle had been stolen. An unknown person or persons took the vehicle from the owners residence Feb. 12. The keys were inside at the time of the theft. The vehicle was located later the same day in the Pinellas Park area, but the keys were missing. When the vehicle was found in the water June 18, the keys were in the ignition and a cement paver was found on the accelerator. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this theft to contact Detective M. Johnson of the Arson/Auto Theft Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org. Photo courtesy of PINELLAS PARK POLICEA 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood rests on its side after beginning a chain of crashes involving six other vehicles June 21 near the intersection of Park Boulevard and Belcher Road. Photo courtesy of LARGO POLICELargo police is looking for the man in this photo in connection with a June 19 robbery of Fifth Third Bank on Indian Rocks Road in Largo. See POLICE BEAT, page 11A
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The other suspect is described as a Hispanic male, with dark short hair, 5 foot 10 inches tall with a thin build.Detectives seek credit card fraud suspectCLEARWATER Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives are asking for help from the public to identify a woman suspected in credit card fraud in unincorporated Clearwater. According to the detectives assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit, the suspect obtained credit card information from a victim in the Clearwater area. The female suspect then used that information to make a purchase at Walgreens, 30288 U.S. 19 N. in Clearwater. The theft occurred at about 1:24 p.m. Wednesday, June 4. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic female with long straight black hair. She was wearing a black and white striped dress and dark sandals. She was driving a dark colored four-door sedan. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective M. McCloud of the Economic Crimes Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or visit www. crimestoppersofpinellas.org.Two arrested for abusing girlST. PETERSBURG Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives arrested two men June 16 in connection to charges of sexually abusing and physically abusing a female victim under the age of 16. One also was charged with burglary with assault or battery after he entered the second suspects residence without permission and hit him in the face with a closed fist. The incidents occurred between June 12 and June 15 at two private residences in Pinellas County. According to the sheriffs report, detectives were contacted on Monday, June 16, after it was reported that a suspect was observed to be undressed with a 15-year-old victim. Detectives identified the male as Colby Naler Smith, 18, of St. Petersburg. Smith and the victim reportedly had sexual contact June 15. During an interview, the victim told detectives that another suspect had also physically abused her on three different occasions between June 12 and June 14, because he did not want her around Smith. Detectives identified the second suspect as Alex Jeffrey Bokhouen, 20, also of St. Petersburg. Detectives met Smith who, according to the sheriffs report, admitted to the allegations of having sexual contact with the victim. During Smiths interview with detectives, he advised that Bokhouen was upset that he had been with the victim, entered his home without permission and struck him in the face with a closed fist. Bokhouen met with detectives on the afternoon of June 16 and reportedly admitted to the allegations of physically abusing the female victim and hitting Smith. Smith and Bokhouen were arrested and transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident. Smith was charged with one count of lewd and lascivious battery. Bokhouen was charged with one count of child abuse, one count of burglary with assault or battery and one count of violation of probation.Pinellas Park PD investigate shootingPINELLAS PARK Pinellas Park police responded to a call about a shooting about 11:28 a.m. Monday, June 16, at a residence on 89 th Avenue North. According to the police report, officers found Jerry Wayne Wright, 35, inside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Pinellas Park police public information officer Adam Geissenberger said the investigation is still in the early stages. So far we have discerned that an altercation took place between Wright and another black male subject, he said in a press release. During the altercation, the black male subject produced a handgun and shot Wright. Wright suffered serious injuries and underwent surgery earlier Monday evening. At last report, he was in serious condition at an area hospital.Two men try to steal womans pursePINELLAS PARK Pinellas Park police report that two males tried unsuccessfully to rob a female victim about 4:18 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at 9121 U.S. 19 N. in Pinellas Park. The victim stopped at an ATM to withdraw some money. When she completed her transaction and started to walk back to her residence, she observed two Hispanic males following her. The victim told police that she had seen the subjects inside of the store when she was at the ATM. As she walked from the store, the subjects approached her on the side of the convenience store parking lot. The victim said one of the subjects asked her if they could use her phone and she responded that she didnt have one. The subjects then asked the victim for money. When she told them that she didnt have any money, one of the subjects told her that he saw her take money out of the ATM and that he wanted it. The victim said that she continued walking in an effort to get away from the men when one of the subjects got in front of her. As this was happening, the other subject ran east toward an area motel. The remaining subject grabbed the victims purse by the strap, which was hanging from her shoulder. The victim told police that the man said that he had a knife and was going to cut her, stab her and kill her. The victim also reported that the subject said, Im desperate and I want that money. The victim grabbed her purse with both hands and started yelling, help! The subject released his grip and ran toward the same motel as the other subject. The subject who attempted to rob the victim is described as a Hispanic male, about 5 foot 8 inches tall, with a thin build. He was wearing a black shirt and green shorts. The man has short black hair, bad teeth and a neck POLICE BEAT, from page 9APhoto courtesy of PCSOThe Pinellas County Sheriffs Office is asking for help to identify this woman in connection with credit card fraud.
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There have been many upgrades to the property including Roll-A-Guard Hurricane shutters, new concrete tile roof, energy efficient windows, custom oak cabinets and new hardwood floors in the kitchen, dining room and many more. MLS#U7619179. Venuti. $562,000. SIMPLE LIVING AT ITS BESTNeat and clean 2 bedroom 2 bath condo on the second floor in the Dorchester Bldg. at Five Towns. Newer laminate flooring. Enjoy relaxing in the enclosed back porch with a courtyard view. Inside stackable washer/dryer for your convenience. Elevator is just a handful of steps away from the front door. Just a short walk to the pool and clubhouse. A short drive to some of Floridas most beautiful beaches. Minutes from mall, grocery shopping, banking, church, restaurants and more. Great price for this lovely condo. MLS#U7619357. McEntire. $45,000. CHARMING COTTAGEOn beautiful Sunset Beach, Treasure Island. Located just steps from the beach and wooden walkway. This home has lots of old Florida charm. 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Enjoy maintenance-free living and the Florida lifestyle now. MLS#U7620927. Wallingford. $110,000. WASHINGTON TOWERS AT SEA TOWERSEnjoy the serene view of the Intracoastal Waterway with boats, dolphins and sunsets from this 2BR/2BA Condo that is tastefully furnished and ready to move in. This fabulous condo has hurricane shutters, new windows, updated kitchen, covered carport and boat slips for rent when available. Laundry room is also on the same floor as the unit. Everything you need is included in this fabulous gated community 2 heated pools, fishing pier, BBQ area, Clubhouse with Social Director and planned events that will keep you always amazed and entertained. Close to Beach, shopping, etc. MLS#U7621771. Hawk. $165,000. SNOW BIRDS, YEAR ROUND LIVING OR INVESTMENT2 bedroom/2 bath villa offers an inside laundry room, split bedroom plan, walk-in closet, 2 assigned parking spaces, 6x6 storage shed, spacious kitchen with ample cabinets and even a private courtyard to enjoy your morning coffee! Corner unit, very pleasant setting with mature oak trees. All ages and dogs up to 30 lbs allowed. Conveniently located, only twenty minutes to beaches or Tampa Airport, local stores, restaurants, banking, etc. And on bus line! MLS#U7700513. Lofgren & Ruhland. $60,000. 12A MIlitary Photo courtesy of DENNIS WHEELERSean Wheeler has enlisted in the United States Coast Guard. Wheeler previously served as a volunteer member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-3 at Madeira Beach. He has lived in Seminole since birth, is a graduate of Seminole High School and the son of Dennis and Penny Wheeler. He is shown being sworn into the auxiliary. Wheeler joins Coast GuardSeminole High grad serves aboard USS Constitution By LT. J.G. CARL ZEILMAN BOSTON A 2011 Seminole High School graduate from Redington Shores, is part of a handpicked Navy crew serving on the worlds oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution. Seaman Matt Karkheck, an aviation technician, serves aboard the 216-year-old Bostonbased ship named by President George Washington to honor the Constitution of the United States of America. Famously known as Old Ironsides, the Constitution is a wooden-hulled three-masted heavy frigate that originally launched in 1797 as one of six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Armament Act of 1794. Karkheck, 21, said he is honored to have been selected to serve on the ship that is rich in history and successfully held off the British Navy in the War of 1812. It is a tremendous honor to serve on the Constitution, in a historical city like Boston, said Karkheck. The Constitution actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Bostons Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew offer community outreach and education about the ships history and the importance of maintaining a strong Navy to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Seventy-five sailors make up the crew aboard USS Constitution. These sailors routinely interact with the public talking Above, seaman Matt Karkheck, an aviation technician, aboard the USS Constitution. Below, USS Constitution. about their jobs aboard the Constitution, their previous duty stations, Navy rules and regulations and life aboard a Navy vessel. The Constitution is scheduled to conduct several sailing demonstrations in Boston Harbor this summer prior to entering a three-year dry dock maintenance period. The ships first sailing commemorated both the Battle of Midway and the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6. The popular Independence Day sailing, open to the public via lottery, will occur on July 4. Serving in the Navy has changed my life for the better, said Karkheck. I met my girlfriend and have acquired skills that will last me an entire lifetime. And, to know that I am part of 1 percent of the Navy, who has the opportunity to serve on the Constitution, is a humbling feeling.
Viewpoints 13A Seminole Beacon, June 26, 2014Everybody seems to be taking aim at VA facilities these days. Even Gov. Rick Scott climbed aboard the bandwagon to harvest headlines at the expense of VA healthcare. With 1.5 million veterans that call Florida home, were committed to being the most veteran-friendly state in the nation and reports of deaths, neglect, poor conditions and a secret waiting list in federal VA hospitals in Florida are unacceptable, Scott was quoted as saying. The VA operates six medical facilities in Florida, including the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, until recently known as Bay Pines, and the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa. Our politicians need to talk with and learn from actual veterans who benefit from places like Bay Pines. And Im one of them. I qualify for VA medical benefits thanks to a U.S. Air Force stint. Bay Pines staff has provided treatment for high blood pressure, diabetes and even patched me up after a nasty fall from the attic of my home to the concrete garage floor. Never have I received more professional medical care anywhere else. VA services, in my humble opinion, far surpass any of that offered by civilian doctors and medical facilities. Just how good are VA facilities? Ask Robert Royce, a World War II Army-Air Corps veteran, who clearly recollects his participation in the Normandy invasion and the Battle of the Bulge. He has absolutely nothing unpleasant to say about VA health care, even after 60 years of participating in the system. You can read his entire story by visiting www.va.gov/health/NewsFeatures/2014/May /The-70th-Anniversary-of-the-D-Day-Invasion .asp Or visit Module B at Bay Pines any hour of the working day where you can meet genuine heroes. They are veterans of all wars (they do call the Korean police action a war now) and other lesser conflicts. Its a place where you can meet a 20-something, slightly-built female veteran with light brown hair and a ready smile ... who lost a leg in Iraq. Its a place where ex-soldiers of the Vietnam era still speak of distant locations like Dung Ha, Plei Me, Da Nang, Cam Ranh Bay www.vietnamwar.net/CamRanhBay.htm and the Ho Chi Minh Trail. More than 40 years after we unceremoniously fled Saigon, these unsung heroes continue to endure nightmares from the tropical jungles of Vietnam, Cambodia and a few other places we werent supposed to be, but very much were. Module B is where men and women in their 70s and 80s and even 90s reawaken their encounters against the Nazis and Japanese during World War II. Many still experience pain from physical injuries, and battle fatigue that today is called CSR, or Combat Stress Reaction, and PSD, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Visit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posttraumatic_ stress_disorder, medical terms for chronic psychological trauma. Bay Pines is a place where old soldiers whose physical and emotional wounds never die and their much younger colleagues who fought in more recent battles have much in common. They represent generations of men and women who put their lives on the line for their country. Though eons apart on other values, they carry their heads high and would step up to the plate again if an enemy nation threatened America. I once eavesdropped on a conversation between an elderly World War II Army veteran and a 20ish former Marine who suffered appalling mutilations in Afghanistan. I was with the 101st Airborne, the aged wheelchair-bound ex-GI explained. We fought in some of the most god-awful places you can imagine. Winter was so cold in Europe that socks froze to your feet. The Marine whose legs nearly were severed by an IED ... Improvised Explosive Device ... countered with his own war stories. The IEDs are the weapons of choice for insurgents in Iraq, Afghanistan and even Syria. The home-made explosives are responsible for the majority of military casualties. Since the U.S. military left Iraq a few years ago violence there has reached levels not seen since the peak of that war. So, what can our politicians do to really help our valiant veterans? Plenty. For starters, lets get passed federal legislation to expand benefits for veterans and, more significantly, provide the VA with more money to eliminate existing case backlogs. A recent proposition imploded following a bitter bi-partisan battle between Democrats and Republicans who blamed each other for their shameful display of political idiocy. Perhaps the most significant contribution our government leaders can make is simply to keep America out of wars. President Barack Obama wants to redeploy American troops to Iraq to quell an al-Qaida inspired insurgency in major cities. Our veterans deserve better than being at the blunt end of political shenanigans. Unlike the Charlie Sheens, Lindsay Lohans and Kim Kardashians of this world who have become heroes to todays young people, our military veterans are the real defenders of a nation and its people. They deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, the lack of which is unprecedented and difficult to comprehend.Thomas Michalski is a retired Tampa Bay Newspapers editor. He can be reached at email@example.com.A wise woman named Jill once said, Persons who take offense do much more harm than those who give offense. To which we can all say Attagirl, Jill. Youre absolutely right. Just think about it. Count the number of persons you know who are real stinkers. We all have a few offense-givers in mind, but they are vastly out-numbered by those tender souls who take offense because of real or imagined slights, insults, and other actions. Each day, thousands (perhaps millions) of persons take offense at God. Their common cry: Why me, Lord? When something large or small goes wrong in their lives, these pitiful creatures seem incapable of realizing that God did not deliberately choose them as an objective of His or Her wrath. Havent these folks ever heard of fate, luck and happenstance? You will note that persons who blame God for their troubles seldom credit God for the good fortune that comes their way. Its been quite awhile since Ive heard of someone shouting Why me, Lord? after winning the lottery or being the sole survivor of a traffic accident. Many of todays TV programs could not exist without people who have taken offense. Judge Judy and the other courtroom shows are flooded with persons who have been offended by someones dog, or their driving, infidelity, failure to pay, lying and other evil acts. The same goes for Dr. Phil and Jerry Springer. For their guests, they must rely on offended persons looking for justice, i.e., revenge. Taking offense is getting more dangerous with each passing day. Thats because of our national gun culture. Before long, if we believe that the checkout clerk at the grocery store has made an 8-cent error in our bill, well be well-advised not to take offense and question the clerk. Chances are shell have a .38 caliber pistol tucked inside her blouse, and would love to wave it at us. (The pistol, not her blouse.) Back in Toledo in 1962 I was given a frightening lesson in the risk of taking offense and then showing it. I was driving to work when a big old Cadillac pulled out of a side street and cut me off. I took immediate offense and gave a blast on my horn. I caught up with the Caddy at the next red light. I made the mistake of pulling alongside him. I was suddenly face to face with the toughest, meanest-looking dude in the city. He snarled at me, Why dont you go BLEEP yourself?!! He seemed ready to exit his car and climb into mine. From that day forward I have refrained from taking offense at other motorists. Or at least exhibiting it. Taking offense is usually a manifestation of ego. How dare you do or say such a thing to me? Dont you know how important or special I am? The answer to that question is usually No. How special are you? Life becomes simpler and more enjoyable when we put our egos on the back shelf, where they wont be easily hurt. For offenses that simply cant be forgotten or ignored, its wise to make no response at the time the insult or grievance is rendered. Just be patient. This was beautifully exhibited in the film Godfather I by Robert Duvall, legal counselor to Don Corleone. Duvall was sent to Hollywood to ask a bigtime producer to grant Corleone a personal favor. The producer flew into a rage. He stood above Duvall and cursed him, Corleone, the Mob and Italians in general. Instead of reacting to the insults, Duvall quietly finished his meal, thanked the producer, and left for the airport. Several days later, the producer awoke to find the head of his favorite prized race horse lying in his bed. This was a classic illustration of the adage, Revenge is a dish that is best served cold. Or another useful piece of advice, Dont get mad. Get even. On a less vindictive note, let me refer you to a best-selling author whose writings my son Jim recently introduced me to. He is Don Miguel Luis, a 62-year-old Mexican known for his life-affirming teachings. One of his books is called The Four Agreements, a group of principles for daily life. One of them goes like this: Dont take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you wont be the victim of needless suffering. I like that. It sounds much like Stoicism. Refusing to take offense is not easy, and never will be. But when achieved, the payoffs are enormous.Bob Driver is a former columnist for the Clearwater Sun. 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Tampa Bay Newspapers strives to adhere to the guidelines, but editors may make exceptions.What do you think?Water issue: About self-reliance and independenceEditor: After careful consideration of the position put forth by four Pinellas County Commissioners to sell the taxpayer owned lands known as Cross Bar & Al Bar Ranches in Pasco County, I concluded that this sale would not be in the best interests of the citizens of Pinellas County. There are numerous reasons against the sale water independence, water self-reliance, rate stability, income from the property, and the fact that it is an irreplaceable asset. On the other hand, I could only find one reason to sell: short-term and shortsighted financial gain. Our elected officials have a responsibility to manage the county budget without selling a precious water resource or otherwise raiding the balance sheet. Because water supply is a critical long-term issue, I sent out an email to tens of thousands of Pinellas County voters (http://ymlp.com/z09GXJ). The response to this e-mail was strong, and the latest count from the board records clerk shows 109 people contacting the Board of County Commissioners to express opposition to the sale of the land, and only two expressing support for the sale of the land. Since my e-mail, all four commissioners in favor of the sale Latvala, Long, Justice and Welch have sent out e-mails to constituents defending their position. Ms. Long claimed that she is working hard with [county] staff to determine what future value the land holds for our citizens. But Ms. Long misses the point: this is not about the value of the land, it is about water self-reliance and independence. Mr. Justice began one e-mail by declaring, There is no danger of losing access to our water resources now or in the future. Three paragraphs later in that same e-mail, Mr. Justice said he will only support the sale of this land if our water resources remain secure. It is clear from Mr. Justices first statement that he has already made up his mind that our water resources are secure, which renders his second and conditional statement meaningless. Yesterday, Ms. Latvala tried to make this controversy about water safety in an e-mail to constituents, an e-mail which was published today in the St. Petersburg Tribune. Water safety is not the issue. The issue is and continues to be water independence and self-reliance, particularly drinking water. Because of this continuing barrage of misinformation and attempts at distraction by certain commissioners, this morning I sent out an update to concerned citizens and elected officials. Why is this sale being rushed through in the waning days of Ms. Latvalas time on the commission? Voters should also ask themselves, who is Ms. Latvala representing in this matter? The citizens of Pinellas County? Or is she representing Tampa Bay Water, a special district of the state of Florida which she is the chairwoman of. The people dont want government for special districts, or for special interests. The people are tired of that because they suffer as a result. Lets get back to government for the people. Tom Rask SeminoleWatch your step on the beachesRe: Retire and do what? Tom Germonds column, June 19Editor: One of my biggest pet peeves, when walking the beaches in the same areas you frequent, are the holes in the beach sand. Instead of looking at the beautiful aqua water, instead of looking at the cloudless sky, you have to be watching where you walk so as not to fall into one of those holes, and some of them are huge. I personally think there should be signs posted that say, Have an awesome time at the beach, play, sunbathe, but when you leave, please fill the holes in made by you or your children. Recently, while walking the beach in North Redington, I came across a lady with two young girls, probably 9-10 years old, digging a nice big hole. The lady told them, when they finish, to fill the hole in so this lady (me) or anyone else wont fall in it while walking by. I stopped and thanked her, telling the young girls if I fall in one of those holes and break a leg/arm/hip, I might not be able to ever walk the beach again. PS: I retired and did a Blue Danube River cruise, it was awesome and it was expensive, and yes, we should explore Florida and surrounding states. Thanks for a nice article, and when and if you retire, enjoy every minute of it. I am. Jeanne Richard SeminoleBelleair Bluffs spends too much moneyEditor: The Belleair Bluffs Commission is contemplating 10 percent tax on our utilities. They are so anxious to levy it they are considering reversing a longstanding city ordinance requiring a vote of the people before enacting a tax of this type. The city attorney has said that they can reverse the ordinance based on a Florida Law that has been on the books since 1972. Our ordinance was enacted in 1992 and hasnt been a problem until now. The commission claims to be good stewards of the citys money. They say our shortfalls are a result of the economy, or pension settlements beyond their control. The pension settlement was within their control. It could have been settled for about $1 million less. The economy called for hard choices on spending. Property values had dropped and the citys revenues were down. They elected to take money out of our reserves to maintain the level of service. Good stewardship should include cost control, not just raising taxes. Spending in Belleair Bluffs is high when compared to unincorporated county and other municipalities. I use unincorporated, not to suggest that Belleair Bluffs become unincorporated, but to establish a base of services. It is up to each person to decide whether the additional services being provided are worth their additional cost. Belleair Bluffs can easily be a financially viable city. The problem is the city spends too much. They are trying to be a large City, to justify larger expenses. The City has to start looking at more efficient alternatives. Being small has benefits, we just dont take advantage of them. I would much prefer hearing we are providing the same or better services for less. Belleair Bluffs taxes seem high to me, considering what we are getting. Even more so by adding the additional tax. In my opinion, increasing taxes is the last thing they should do. Before that, we need a citizens task force to review the operating budget with a fresh look at how we are spending our money. The commissioners dont seem to want to do it. On the contrary, they have said the city is in good financial condition. They just need more money. George Lawton Belleair Bluffs Thomas Michalski The rewards of not taking offense
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The decision to become a Zounds Hearing franchisee was a simple one, and once they met Sam Thomasson, CEO and founder of Zounds Hearing, they knew it was the right fit. We wanted to utilize our professional experience in the world of senior care in order to help others, said Moser in the press release. After meeting with Sam, we immediately sensed his passion and sincerity about changing the world for the hearing impaired, and wanted to be a part of that.Martin receives White Dove awardLARGO Ben Martin from Hydra Dry received the White Dove Service Award for June, recognized for his great work ethic and always giving fantastic service to his customers June 10. Trust Business Systems recently partnered with the Central Pinellas Chamber to start presenting their White Dove Service Award at the chambers monthly meetings. Trust president Kris Hartland started the White Dove Service Award in December 2013, honoring people who make a difference in the community by going above and beyond in their service industry. The award is for inspired white glove service. Everyone can make a difference, but its about deciding to make a difference, said Hartland. Each month there are a handful of nominees recognized for their service either by employees of Trust Business Systems or by people in the community. When a person is nominated, the information about what they did and a photo of them is put on Trusts Facebook page. On the last Friday of the month, one of the nominees is selected to receive a certificate and a $50 Visa gift card. I hope this program continues to increase awareness in the community and inspires people to give their best all the time, said Hartland.Past winners include Kevin Taber of Walmart at Tyrone Boulevard, Jeff Meier of Mister Car Wash in Seminole, John Rankin of Stearns Lending, Tricia Preston of TIA Hertz Rental Car Agency and Jerry and Kevin Krauss of Seminole Lanes. Anyone can nominate a person for a White Dove service award at www.Facebook.com/trustbiz. Vinoy to celebrate Day of DiscoveryST. PETERSBURG The third annual Day of Discovery will be celebrated Thursday, June 26, at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. The Vinoy will host three events, including Brews of the Burg, Brew Bash and the unveiling of the resorts very own craft brew. Brews of the Burg will begin at business advice to the community. Hunt has an M.B.A., has owned several businesses, has consulted for more than 50 businesses, and has written books on business operations. 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Currently Primecost manages three Crabbys locations, including Crabby Bills Clearwater Beach, Crabby Bills St. Cloud and Crabbys Bar & Grill.Sun Country Airlines offers service to Beau RivageCLEARWATER As of June 8, travelers will be able to escape to Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, MGM Resorts Internationals destination resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, with new scheduled flight service via Sun Country Airlines. The Biloxi-based AAA Four Diamond resort will be offering convenient nonstop jet service five days per week from the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) to Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport (GPT). Beau Rivages scheduled service from St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport to Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport will operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday on 126-seat 737-700 aircraft. Packages include roundtrip airfare, deluxe accommodations for two or three nights and round-trip ground transportation between the airport and Beau Rivage. We are pleased that the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino has chosen Sun Country Airlines to operate their service from PIE to Gulfport-Biloxi, said Noah Lagos in a press release. Lagos is airport director at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Sun Country Airlines provides quality service and in the past has operated both scheduled and charter flights at PIE.Celtic Shop publicized in magazineDUNEDIN An article in the magazine The Spirit of Ireland included information about The Celtic Shop of Dunedin. The spring and summer issue of the magazine said that the Celtic Shops owner, Lynn Thorn, is celebrating her fifth anniversary this year and feels like she has found her paradise. The Celtic Shop of Dunedin has high quality products from Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Cornwall, including highland wear, crystal, jewelry, baby wear, bridal items, clothing and food, the article said. The Spirit of Ireland is a glossy publication featuring places to visit in Ireland and stories about the country. It is written and designed in Ireland. The Celtic Shop is at 354 Main St.Photo courtesy of TRUST BUSINESS SYSTEMSKris Hartland, president Trust Business Systems, presents the White Dove Service Award to Ben Martin of Hydra Dry June 10. Reece Segui, center, is the Codys Kids Winner of a family four-pack to Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. He is pictured with his mother, Mary Segui, left, and Neil Moody, Codys manager at Codys Original Roadhouse in Belleair Bluffs.And the winner is ...noon with tours of three local breweries, including Three Daughters Brewing, St. Pete Brewing Company and Cycle Brewing. During the four-hour tours, guests can participate in scavenger hunts via social outlets, sample crafts and receive complimentary brews at each stop. The Brew Bash will run from 6 to 8 p.m. in Marchands at The Vinoy. Attendees will have an opportunity to sample local craft brews from the brew bus and microbreweries, enjoy ale-inspired food pairings from the resorts executive chef and step behind the barrier to test out turntable skills with Scratch DJ Academy. During the event, The Vinoy will unveil the resorts very own craft beer in conjunction with Three Daughters Brewing. This special event will take place simultaneously with 155 Renaissance Hotels around the world, celebrating the third annual Day of Discovery. Space is limited. To purchase tickets, visit brewsoftheburg.eventbrite.com. SCORE workshop setSAFETY HARBOR Larry Hunt of SCORE will present a free program on Thursday, July 10, 6:30 p.m., at the Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. 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They helped the other young people to learn about the team concept. It also helps them hone their leadership skills. Wagenseil also paid tribute to the various adult volunteers who did everything from hands-on sailing help to driving and delivering whatever the participants needed. Ive often been asked what it takes or what skills one needs to be a volunteer in this program, he said. The fact is all you really need is to like children. You must be able to help them in whatever way they need it. You must be there for them. Proudly watching the ceremonies was Kristie Baxter of Largo. Her two sons, Drew, 11, and Lance, 8, were participants in the program and she said it couldnt have come soon enough. I have wanted to enroll them in the program for two years, she said. We couldnt get in because it was always so crowded. I thought the program was great and it was very well run. Baxter said her boys were so enthusiastic they brought their work home with them. There was rope all over the house, she said. They would bring home their books and study how to tie the various knots that were required and they practiced over and over again. She said it is likely her children will have a life-long interest in sailing and because her husband is also interested in sailing they are looking for a family program that they can all be involved in. The oldest participant in the group was Nick Cavallaro, 12, of Belleair Bluffs. He joined the program this year with his sister Sophia, 10, and they were both recognized by Wagenseil for their help during the program. I got to help out a lot because I could do some things the younger kids couldnt do, said Cavallaro. I cant wait to get back at it. Im going to try to get into the after-school program so I can be sailing all year round. I have always wanted to sail so I hope this leads to somewhere good. His sister was just as enthusiastic. It was awesome, she said. I dont know if I would ever make sailing a career but Id sure like to keep at it. During the ceremony Wagenseil couldnt say enough about his two protgs. Josh Leibe, 17, of Seminole has been in the program since he was 7 years old. Now he is an assistant director of the group and is heading off to college in the fall. Hes applied to both the Coast Guard and Naval academies. D.J. Tassone, 14, of Clearwater will step into Leibes shoes when he leaves. Wagenseil said he will be the next assistant director of the group. Just before lunch, as he does at every graduation, Wagenseil asks the young sailors, Who are you? Their response is music to his ears. A response he never tires of hearing. Were intrepid sailors, sir! Then, with the formal ceremonies out of the way, it was lunchtime, and nothing helps work up a good appetite than some time on the water. The speed at which the young sailors hit the food line was testament to that. As people left after the event, parent after parent came by to hug and thank Wagenseil for his efforts. It made him feel special. I feel great, I couldnt feel better, he said. Anytime you can impact a life for the better then it makes life worth living. I feel humbled and blessed. This program helps bring people and families together; it has all been worth it.Sailing camp sessionsSummer youth sailing camps are underway at the Clearwater Yacht Club. Session 2 will begin July 14 and continue through graduation July 25. Morning class runs from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and afternoon class runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Session 3 will run from July 28 through Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Yacht Club members are invited to cheer on the young sailors and welcome parents and family members not only at graduation but at anytime during the program. Photo courtesy of BOB WAGENSEILYoung sailors learn the ropes. Photo by BRIAN GOFFLeaders D.J. Tassone, left, and Josh Leibe, right, show off their medals which had been presented to them by Father Bob Wagenseil, center. The Seminole Beacon publishes news and photographs about people and groups. Send items to Seminole BeaconEditor Tiffany Razzano, Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Emailtrazzano@TBN weekly.com. or call 397-5563, ext. 306. Here and There Here and ThereFoster parents neededEckerd Community Alternatives is seeking residents willing to take in foster children to meet a growing need for homes. There are more than 1,000 children in licensed foster care in Pinellas and Pasco counties, but only 300 foster homes to care for them. These children have been abused, neglected or abandoned. The problem is made worse because of the local prescription drug epidemic. Candidates must be at least 21 years old, have appropriate housing and be able to pass a background screening. Those interested in becoming foster parents must complete a home study and 36-hours of special training called M.A.P.P. Potential foster parents must have adequate space and be able to provide for their own existing family. Although foster parents will receive financial assistance to help care for the child, they cannot rely on this to pay their own bills. To be a foster parent, a person may be single or married, have a family or be an empty-nester. For more information on becoming a foster parent, call the Eckerd Community Alternatives recruitment line at 1-866-2330790.Golf tournament setCLEARWATER The Christian Chamber of Commerce, Tampa Bay Inc. will host a golf tournament on Friday, July 18 at Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive. Registration begins at 7 a.m., with the shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $95 per golfer or $360 for a foursome. The entry fee includes a summer paradise membership, green fees, cart fees, range balls, breakfast, lunch, on-course special events, prizes and a goodie bag. There will also be a silent and live auction, and all proceeds go to the Chamber of Commerce, which is a non-profit organization. To register, visit www.c3tb.org/annual-golf-tournament.Library to turn into mini-golf courseLARGO The Largo Public Library is accepting donations, sponsorships and vendors for Book Maniacs Mini Golf, an inaugural fundraising event Saturday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the library, 120 Central Park Drive. The event, designed by the librarys teen volunteers to raise money for the Teen Room, will feature two courses. The Family Fairway Course will be an 18-hole family putt-putt course spread throughout the library. The Toddler Tee-Off Course will be a ninehole toddler course in the childrens program room. The event also will feature a vendor shopping area and snacks. To help with the event, contact Julie Gonser at 587-6715, ext. 2560 or email@example.com.
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Dave Koz Summer Horns, Friday, June 27, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. When acclaimed saxophonists Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot hit the road together last summer in support of their CD, Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns, they looked at it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But the four artists had such a blast on the tour that they are happily obliging fans requests for a return of the Summer Horns. Great Gatsby Night, Friday, June 27, 7 to 10 p.m., at Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for members. Call 942-5605 or visit TarponArts.org. The event will feature dancing and live music performed by the Rhythm Kings Orchestra. Preceding the event, there will be a free dance lesson at 6 p.m. included in ticket price. Vintage 1920s attire is encouraged but not required. The Rhythm Kings Orchestra is a 14-piece band that performs the great jazz and dance music from the 1920s through the 1940s, including Gershwin, Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and other legendary musicians and orchestras of that era. 12th annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Main Street in downtown Dunedin. Admission is free. The Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival returns to Main Street this summer with a wide variety of original handmade crafts as well as affordable, and unique gift items with broad appeal. The prices have been set to suit all budgets and range from $3 to $3,00. A Green Market will showcase orchids and exotic plants as well as gourmet dips and spices, and many other distinctive items. Craft enthusiasts will have the opportunity to explore the work of 100 local and national crafters from 30 different states. For information, visit www.artfestival.com. The Sounds of Soul, Saturday, June 28, 7 p.m., at The Magnolia Center at Five Towns, 7950 58th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Advance tickets are $10 a person. Tickets are $15 a person at the door. Call 423-9825. The Sounds of Soul will share the hits of Motown with audiences. This exciting, high-energy group unleashes superior vocals and slick dance moves powered by pure soul. The group is composed of six seasoned performers who have excelled as outstanding singers, dancers, and songwriters. Each member has shared the national recording spotlight driven by the power of Capital Records, Big Apple Records, and R & S Records to name but a few. For information, call Gerry Cachia at 423-9825 or visit thesoundsofsoul.com. The Marly Music Series featuring Emily Albrink, soprano, Sunday, June 29, 2 p.m., in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for students 22 and younger with current ID. Visit www.finearts.org. Admission to the entire museum is included in the ticket price. For information, call 896-2667. Albrink appeared in Mozarts The Marriage of Figaro with the Washington National Opera. Albrink has collaborated with such distinguished conductors and composers as James Levine, Plcido Domingo, Robert Spano, Marin Alsop, Jake Heggie, and John Musto. She has a wealth of roles to her credit in such operas as Bizets Carmen, Mozarts Cos fan tutte and The Magic Flute, and Benjamin Brittens Peter Grimes. Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following film opening in wide release:Transformers: Age of ExtinctionGenre: Action, adventure and science fiction Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, T.J. Miller, Han Geng, Titus Welliver, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, John Goodman, Ken Watanabe, John DiMaggio, Mark Ryan, Robert Foxworth and Reno Wilson Director: Michael Bay Rated: PG-13 Transformers: Age of Extinction is the fourth film in director Michael Bays global blockbuster franchise. The film begins after an epic battle that left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs. With help from a new cast of humans, Optimus Prime (voiced by Peter Cullen) and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenge yet. In an incredible adventure, they are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic battle across the world.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.Yves Saint LaurentGenre: Biography and drama Cast: Jacques Fieschi, Jrmie Guez, Marie-Pierre Huster and Jalil Lespert Director: Jalil Lespert Rated: R In January 1958, Yves Saint Laurent (Pierre Niney) aged merely 21 was unexpectedly called upon to oversee the legendary Paris fashion house established by recently deceased Christian Dior. All eyes turned to this very young assistant as he presented his first collection for Dior and instantly ascended to the heights of haute coutures elite class. During Saint Laurents breathtaking and groundbreaking show, he met with another fate in being introduced to Pierre Berg (Guillaume Gallienne), patron of the arts, future love of his life and lifelong business partner. Three years later, the two founded the Yves SaintOpening this weekendMichael Bay serves up Transformers: Age of Extinction, fourth film in franchise Photo courtesy of INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGICGrimlock, left, and Optimus Prime appear in Transformers: Age of Extinction, from Paramount Pictures. Laurent Company, which would rapidly become one of the biggest luxury powerhouses on the planet. Directed by Jalil Lespert with a screenplay by Lespert and Marie-Pierre Huster, Yves Saint Laurent is at once a captivating story about the making of an icon and a testament to the power of enduring love.JackpotGenre: Comedy, crime and drama Cast: Kyrre Hellum, Mads Ousdal, Arthur Berning, Andreas Cappelen, Henrik Mestad, Lena Kristin Ellingsen and Fridtjov Sheim Director: Magnus Martens Not rated Based on a story by Norways leading crime novelist Jo Nesb, JackPhoto courtesy of LIONSGATEPaul Rudd stars as Joel and Amy Poehler as Molly in They Came Together. 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All trademarks used here are the property of their respective owners. 062614 Vertical Blinds Plantation Shutters Draperies Valances Shades 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.Crossword SudokuSudoku answers from last weekCrossword answers from last week Across 0 1. Western blue flag, e.g. 0 5. Abstinences from food 10. ___ gin fizz 14. Fashion 15. Bar order, with the 16. Part of BYO 17. Oil source 18. Asian shrub yielding flaxlike fiber 19. Caution 20. Church of England archbishops 23. Ring bearer, maybe 24. Beauty 25. Semiquaver (2 wds) 32. Electrical unit 33. Knocked off, in a way 34. Clear, as a disk 36. Boxers stat 39. ___ Maria 40. Cantankerous 41. American symbol 42. Caddies bagful 44. Athletic supporter? 45. Dust catcher (2 wds) 49. Go after, in a way 50. ___ any drop to drink: Coleridge 51. Inequality 58. Band member 59. A Judd 60. Amorphous mass 62. Beowulf, e.g. 63. British ___ 64. Breezy 65. Home, informally 66. Agreeing (with) 67. The ___ Ranger Down 0 1. Babysitters handful 0 2. Be itinerant 0 3. Doing nothing 0 4. Pliable plastic explosive 0 5. Public uproars 0 6. By yesterday! 0 7. Clash of heavyweights 0 8. Detective, at times 0 9. Santas rig 10. Buttonwood 11. Advance 12. One of ___ (Willa Cather novel) 13. ... ___ he drove out of sight 21. Backstabber 22. Article of faith 25. Bundle 26. Candidates concern 27. Carry away, in a way 28. Well, I ___! 29. Like some jackets, fabric 30. Spoonful, say 31. Banana oil, e.g. 32. Bauxite, e.g. 35. Artists asset 37. One who shows impressive excellence 38. In a lather (2 wds) 43. Break of dawn 46. Rupture 47. Boozehound 48. ___ customs 51. Copy 52. Bird venerated by ancient Egyptians 53. Brewers equipment 54. Game on horseback 55. Black cat, maybe 56. Assortment 57. Norse goddess of fate 58. Big ___ Conference 61. Ciao!HoroscopesJune 26, 2014CapricornDecember 22 January 19Psst, Capricorn. An announcement is in the works that is going to rock a lot of peoples worlds. Try not to let it get to you. Much fuss will be made for nothing.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18Do you practice what you preach, Aquarius? You will have to prove it this week. A loved ones recovery is reason enough for a celebration.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20Loud and clear, Pisces. You will make your ambitions known and you will be surprised who steps up to help. A promotion could be down the road.AriesMarch 21 April 19Diplomacy is the key to resolving a family dispute, Aries. Yelling will get you nowhere. A wish is granted when least expected. Show your appreciation.TaurusApril 20 May 20Step aside, Taurus. You deserve a break. A crisis in faith reveals the need for further study. A financial review uncovers more progress than expected.GeminiMay 21 June 21Warning, Gemini. Things are about to get sticky. Walk with caution, watch what you say, and you will muddle through. A message is clear.CancerJune 22 July 22Love sizzles when the opportunity to get away arises. Prepare to have a great time, Cancer. A money-making venture turns out to be quite successful.LeoJuly 23 August 22Change can be hard, but there is no reason to fear it, Leo. Make a game plan and stick to it. Invites arrive by the handful. Attend what matters.VirgoAugust 23 September 22Concerns grow for a loved one. Be there for them, Virgo, but dont overestimate your abilities to help. A business relationship expands.LibraSeptember 23 October 22Lucky Libra. Better approaches emerge with a look back at an old file. Friends of long ago return home with a huge surprise. Offer your congratulations.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21Brace yourself, Scorpio. A favor is about to be returned in grand fashion. A penny saved and invested could turn into many pennies earned.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21Your public and private spheres collide this week with an unexpected arrival. Go with the flow, Sagittarius. There is much to learn and many contacts to be made. pot is a Coen Brothers-inspired take on homicidal greed and betrayal, Scandinavian-style. When Christmas tree factory supervisor Oscar Svendsen wakes up terrified and bloody in a strip joint, with a shotgun in his hand and eight corpses surrounding him, hes clearly going to have a lot of explaining to do. Under the intense interrogation of hard-boiled detective Solr, Oscar begins piecing together the unbelievable story of how he won the top prize in a soccer pool with his three dangerous ex-con colleagues. With a pile of cash at stake, the trio enters into a vicious battle over how to divide the money, dragging unwitting Oscar along for the violent ride. This rollicking gory romp racks up an impressive body count and will keep you guessing until the very end.They Came TogetherGenre: Comedy and romance Cast: Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Max Greenfield, Ed Helms, Noureen DeWulf, Cobie Smulders, Bill Hader and Melanie Lynskie Director: David Wain OPENING, from page 1BPhoto courtesy of THE WEINSTEIN COMPANYPierre Niney and Charlotte Le Bon star in Yves Saint Laurent. Rated: R When Joel (Paul Rudd) and Molly (Amy Poehler) meet, its hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie candy shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex (Cobie Smulders). But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant (Ed Helms). But then right at the end well youll just have to see. Whitey: The United States of America v. James J. BulgerGenre: Documentary Director: Joe Berlinger Rated: R From Academy Award-nominated director Joe Berlinger, Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger is a sweeping and revelatory documentary film that follows the trial of the infamous gangster James Whitey Bulger, using the courtroom action as a springboard to examine accusations of multi-faceted corruption within our nations law enforcement and legal systems. For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu. A&E newsWomens writing collective to host readingST. PETERSBURG Join the women of The Gloria Sirens blog collective for a reading and discussion at The Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S., Sunday, June 29, 7 p.m. Readers for the evening include Lisa Lanser Rose, Suzannah Gilman, Tiffany Razzano, Gianna Russo, Gloria Munoz and Heather Jones. TheGloriaSirens.com is building a virtual auditorium where creative women can promote the voices that impress and move readers, where they can take artistic chances without fear of silencing, and where theyre encouraged, even goaded, to sing their riskiest songs and dare give full throat to their unspeakable truths. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Monthly cabaret features open micDUNEDIN Gypsy Stage Repertory Company and the Showcase Arts Foundation Inc. are hosting an open mic on the last Thursday of the month during Cabaret night. The first Cabaret is Thursday, June 26 at the SAFI theater space, 1714 County Road 1, Suite 2, in Dunedin. The hostess is Tamara Spiri, a singer who has opened for comedians Jackie Mason and Nipsy Russell. Spriri has sung everywhere from small cabaret venues with only a pianist to major venues fronting an 18-piece orchestra. A PA will be provided and members of the Gypsy Stage will also perform songs and sketch comedy. Other performers are encouraged to come and sign up for a performance slot, first come first served. Anything goes from music to comedy. There is a suggested donation of $5 at the door. For more information, call Barcaski at 348-6682.OTown to perform at Bright House Field Aug. 15CLEARWATER The Clearwater Threshers will welcome OTown for a post-game concert Friday, Aug. 15, at Bright House Field, 601 Old Coachman Road. The show will be the first American stop of the bands current tour. Bright House Field gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for the 6:30 p.m. game against the Lakeland Flying Tigers. Tickets include admission to the game and concert following the on-field action. Ticket prices start at $5. Call 467-4457 or visit ThreshersBaseball.com. We are excited to announce OTown as our post-game concert for our s themed night on Aug. 15, said John Timberlake in a press release. Timberlake is general manager of the Clearwater Threshers at Bright House Field. We think the timing of the band getting back together and the release of their new album will be a great benefit to our fans as the first announced U.S. stop on their tour. OTown was formed in 1999 as part of the ABC reality show, Making The Band. Trevor Penick, Jacob Underwood, ErikMichael Estrada, Ashley Parker Angel and Dan Miller signed with Clive Davis J Records, released the No. 1 singles Liquid Dreams and All or Nothing, and achieved platinum success with their debut album. The band broke up in 2004, but now 10 years later Penick, Underwood, Estrada and Miller are reunited and making new music. Their new single, Skydive, will be on sale July 27 and may be heard on their website at OTownofficial.com. A full-length album of new music, Line & Circles, will follow in August. The OTown concert takes place on 90s Night, a fun theme night at Bright House Field full of games, entertainment and wardrobes from the decade. The show is part of the Threshers Summer Concert Series, presented by Leinenkugels Summer Shandy and New Belgium Fat Tire. An Old School Show featuring Coolio and Slick Rick is the July 11 entry in the concert series.Silver Strokers seeks billiards playersPALM HARBOR A new program is being started called Silver Strokers for men and women over the age of 55 who want play billiards during the daytime. The hours are noon to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Stokers Pool Hall, 30901 U.S. Highway 19. The eight-ball individual tournament will have double elimination. Year membership in Silver Strokers is $5. The weekly playing fee is also $5. For information call Bob Miller at 754-4094.
Entertainment 3B Seminole Beacon, June 26, 2014 Monday Dance 1:30-4:30pm w/Bobby Tess Friday, June 27 7-11pm Ray Curtiss Saturday, June 28 7-11pm Al Ruggiero Sunday, June 29 3-6pm Ray Curtiss FRIDAY FISH FRY 4:30-7pm $7 Fried, Blackened, Grilled, with fries, slaw & dinner roll Tues.-Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm Lunch Sun. Cookout and Tiki Bar 1pm-5pm July 1 Legion Riders All-You-Can-Eat, Spaghetti Dinner 5-7pm July 4th Cookout @ 12:30pmThe Friendly PostDining Room Open to the PublicLegion Membership Required For Alcohol 062614 LUNCH & DINNER SPECIALS DAILY 10 Early SpecialsFrom 11am-6pm dailyunder $12.95FLOATING DOCKS COME BY BOATSUNDAY BREAKFAST BUFFET 8AM-1PM $11.9520025 GULF BLVD., INDIAN SHORES(727) 595-3172www.thepubwaterfrontrestaurant.com WATERFRONT RESTAURANTCASUAL INDOOR/OUTDOOR DININGFresh Seafood Steaks. Salads, Burgers & More!060514 5 Minutes From Beaches 8556 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL727-498-8787Seminoles Only Ladies & Gentlemens Club @ Treasure Chest Cabaret Full Liquor Bar Premium & Top Shelf Liquors Happy Hour No Cover Noon 7pm $2 Beers Hottest Girls In Tampa Bay! Lavish Private V.I.P. Suites FREE Admission with this AD!050114 Sunday $100 Bottles Monday $10 Buckets (Domestic Beer)Wednesday Country Night $5 Fireballs 125 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach727-595-1320 www.jdsrestaurant.com Restaurant & LoungeCasual Waterfront Dining on the Intracoastal THURSDAY EVERYDAY $6.75 HAPPY HOUR 8AM-6PM CHEAP DRINKSCelebrating 28 Years! WEDNESDAYJDs$1 BurgersWith Purchase of DrinkExp. 7-15-14 TUESDAY with Annie$5 Raw Oysters $ 2 MargaritasNoon-6pm In lounge only.Exp. 7-15-14With Annie$1 TACOSNot valid with any other offers.And Under! Noon-4pmCall ahead and take your lunch to the beach!LUNCH BASKETS062614Buy 1 Get 1 Free Shrimp Cocktail w/purchase of any meal.Friday, June 27Stephanie 1-5pm North 2 South 6-10pmSaturday, June 28Jelvis 1-5pm North 2 South 6-10pmSunday, June 29Red 1-5pm Paul & Kathy 6-10pm LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Every Day Outside INSIDE PIANO BAR 7:30pm Sun. Thurs. 8:30pm Fri. & Sat.Noon-6pm w/purchase of drink.In lounge only. Exp. 7-15-14 Enjoy Your 4th of July at JDs SEMINOLEBONELESS WINGSNLB LIVEVIA SATELLITE HAPPY HOUR MON.-SAT. 4-7 Every Tue. 6-8pmMAGICIAN LUNCH COUPON11am-4pm Mon.-Fri. onlyBuy One Get One of equal or lesser value1/2 OFFDoes not include Lunch Specials Menu. With the purchase of two beverages. Includes: sandwiches, salads, wraps, & baskets only. Does not include combos and specials. Dine-in only. 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The eclectic mix of original handcrafted art, crafts and functional art will appeal to craft enthusiasts as well as serious shoppers looking for unique gifts. A Green Market will offer a wide array of exotic plants, as well as dips and other gourmet items. Admission is free and open to the public. In order to ensure a superior event with quality affordable original crafts, all of the local and national crafters have been hand-selected from hundreds of applicants by American Craft Endeavors, the largest producer of craft fairs throughout the country. The festival will feature a wide variety of craft media including folk art, pottery, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, basket weaving, beaded utensils, candles, cork assemblage, fabric design, fiber quilts, fused wax & glass, hair accessories, handbags & accessories, handmade cards, leather, mosaic, wood, painted wood, plaster craft and stained glass. Following is a partial list of exhibitors scheduled to participate in this years craft festival: Steve and Judy Archbold of Ossian, Indiana Wood Gissell and William Barbour of Sebring Jewelry Mickey D. and Mike Bradham of Homosassa Ceramics Randy Brooks of Fort White Sculpture Kaysea and Matthew Bruce of Gainesville Pet accessories Janet Campagna of South Orleans, Massachusetts Clothing Walter Catts of Palmetto Furniture Melanie Cech of Spring Hill Glass Dennis Collins of Naples Jewelry Lucie Davis of Oakland Park Fiber Jessica Elwood of Bradenton Painting Carol Generoso of Osprey Jewelry Randy Giamporcaro of Tampa Jewelry Segundo (Luis) Gomez of Miami Jewelry Annette and Gerry Kapfer of St. Pete Beach Jewelry Sindi Karman of Melbourne Home goods Peter Lakiotis of Clearwater Pet accessories Cynthia Linden of Gulfport Mixed media Lorrie Mason of Tampa Jewelry Andres Medina of St. Petersburg Fiber Malinda Ratliff of West Palm Beach Home goods John Roessler of Brooksville Jewelry Rasa Saldaitis of Gulfport Painting Robin Short of Gulfport Fiber Denise Smith of Weirsdale Jewelry Trae Stokes of Pinellas Park Food Lora and Bob Thomas of Sarasota Pottery Miriam Valido of Lutz Miscellaneous Marina Vega of Kissimmee Jewelry Joe Weinstein of Clearwater Stone Richard Wise of Lady Lake Photography Barrie Wolfson of Seminole Home goods According to American Craft Endeavors, the jury process is ongoing and this list of exhibitors has not been finalized. Annette and Gerry Kapfer of St. Pete Beach have become regular exhibitors at American Craft Endeavors shows. According to her website, Annette spent most of her childhood and early teenage years just outside of Oslo, Norway, where she fell in love with nature and the ever changing oceans. Long summers days on the water was spent digging by the shore and exploring sea life, Annette said in her artist biography. After college and marriage, my husband and I decided city life was no longer on top of our list. I missed the sounds and smell of salt water and could not really get used to New York City. We packed up and left New York for Florida and St. Pete Beach. Already a long time collector of glass objects, it was a natural transition for Annette to create her own aquariums in her studio using dichroic glass. The magical properties of this glass with its bright colors and intense reflective qualities are the perfect palette for capturing the spirit of the restless ocean and its communities of colorful sea creatures, she said. My kiln-fused dichroic glass is creatively patchworked, almost quilted, creating 3D views of natures art. Each piece is signed, individually handmade and completely unique. Using only the highest quality art glass, Annette creates each piece using a technique similar to that of a mosaic artist. Each piece is fired and carefully annealed to eliminate stress in the glass and to ensure strength and durability so your customers can consider them heirloom quality, she explained. While my technique is time consuming, the results are appreciated as stunning earrings and pendants are admired by jewelry collectors and nature lovers alike. Annette resides in St. Pete Beach with her husband Gerry, their daughter Karianne and their dachshund Bubba. Another Pinellas crafter participating in this years festival is Robin Short of Gulfport. Short has been quilting and sewing for most of her life and has been inspired by her mother, Ellen Plankey, who is a wellknown award winning artist. Short loves putting together great fabrics, colors and high quality products to create usable, and unique items for her customers. Short has been exhibiting her work with American Craft Endeavors for more than five years. Artist Rasa Saldaitis of Pinellas Park was born in 1965 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Since the seventh grade, art was one of my specialties and I have loved art ever since, Saldaitis said in a biography that appears on her website. By the eighth grade, I was attending art school and graduated top of my class. She went on to attend the V. Muchina Academy of Applied Arts University in St. Petersburg, Russia, studying realistic drawing and painting. From 1984 to 1989, she was being trained to be an instructor at Siauliai Pedagogical University in Siauliai, Lithuania. During that time, I competed in many art competitions and student art shows, Saldaitis said. With my high grades I was very successful in my shows and competitions. I received my masters degree from Siauliai Pedagogical University in 1989. She and her husband began exhibiting and selling their artwork in eastern and western Europe, Because of his lifelong outdoor background, Wise eventually gravitated to the world of nature photography. His photographs have been published in magazines, calendars, and have earned high honors in regional photography competitions. American Craft Endeavors produces some of the nations most exciting high-end juried craft shows in many of Floridas vibrant downtown areas and popular tourist destinations. The groups founders personally select unique, culture rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals. All crafters are hand-selected from hundreds of applicants in order to ensure a superior event featuring diverse art media and the highest quality of original handmade crafts. For information, visit www.art festival.com. Annette Kapfer, a St. Pete Beach resident, makes stunning jewelry using kiln-fused dichroic glass. Kapfer will participate in the second annual Madeira Beach Craft Festival July 5-6.Ringside to host fundraiser for RuckmanIt was during that year that serious health issues arose in the form of cancer and numerous related difficulties which he has been aggressively battling ever since. ST. PETERSBURG Fighting for Rocky Ruckman at Ringside a fundraiser for longtime Tampa Bay area musician Rocky Ruckman is set for Sunday, June 29, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m., at Ringside Caf, 16 Second St. N. The show will include a jam with Branson Welch at midnight as well as performances by Donni Bennett Band, Greg Billings Band, Hal Hammer Jr. and the Cross Creek Blues Band, Lee Pons, Maxwells Silver Hammer, Red X Band, Sarasota Slim, Shawn Brown, Stone Soul, Stormbringer, TC Carr & Bolts of Blue and Woody & The Woodtones. There will be a donation cover, which is not required for entry. Attendees will have an opportunity to bid on unique music memorabilia in a silent auction. There also will be raffle prizes with winners drawn hourly. For information, call 8948465. Ruckman is fighting cancer and numerous health complications. This benefit will help the musician with healthcare bills and living expenses. Originally hailing from the tough steel town of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, where his first efforts as a vocalist and guitarist were well received, it was after arriving in Florida that Rocky Ruckman really became a heavy hitter on the Tampa Bay music scene. Consistently fronting a cutting-edge contemporary sound-driven by his spirited, powerful voice and aggressive, punchy guitar work, he soon earned the respect of fans, players and critics alike. Attacking the stage with a vengeance, Ruckman dynamically fronted several of the most talked about and successful club and concert rock bands in the area. Ruckman was associated with bands such as Monarch (1980-1982), Full Steam Eddy (1982-1983), Blanco (19831987), Misspent Youth (19871988) and Rocky Ruckman and the Beat Heathens (1988-1997). It was with that final crew that Ruckman released a powerful CD of originals songs entitled Crazy World Out There. After a hiatus from decades of performing five or more dates weekly, he assembled Strange Puppet Release in 2009 and occasionally lent his latent but passionate blues/jazz skills to Blind Willie & Blue Situation in charity events through 2013. eventually opening their own art studio in 1991 becoming one of the first private business owners to establish a business after the Soviet Union collapsed. In 1994, the couple and their two children moved to the United States, first settling in Chicago, Illinois and later relocating to Pinellas. We continued to create and sell our art work in galleries as well as art festivals, Saldaitis said. My oil and acrylic paintings represent my love for color and the world around me. I feel that every artist dips his brush in his soul and paints his own nature into his paintings. Richard D. Wise is a nature photographer based in Lady Lake. Wise has been in the photographic business for 40 years, serving as a Navy photographer in Vietnam and later as an aerial photographer in the Pacific and in Washington, D.C. Wise photographed former President Nixons inauguration and other political events. He also worked as a photographic technician for NASA in Greenbelt, Maryland. Photo courtesy of AMERICAN CRAFT ENDEAVORS Photo by RICHARD D. WISERichard Wise plans on exhibiting his breathtaking nature photography such as this beach scene at this years Madeira Beach Craft Festival.
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JULY 5062614HAPPY HOUR DAILY MON. FRI. 11am 7pm 011614 Fourth of JulyPinellas County celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades By LEE CLARK ZUMPEEven before the sun goes down and fireworks light up the night skies over Pinellas County marking Independence Day 2013, festivities will be underway. The Fourth of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the document in which American colonies effectively declared independence from Great Britain. According to www.census.gov, On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. The website goes on to list a number of interesting facts, such as: The estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation in 1776 was 2.5 million. The nations estimated population on this July 4 will be 316.2 million. Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston comprised the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson, regarded as the strongest and most eloquent writer, wrote most of the document. John Hancock, President of the Second Continental Congress, was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Two future presidents signed: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Both men died on the 50th anniversary of signing, on July 4, 1826. In 2012, the dollar value of U.S. imports of American flags was $3.8 million. The vast majority of this amount ($3.6 million) was for U.S. flags made in China. The value of fireworks imported from China in 2012 totaled $218.2 million. As of March 1, 2013, there were 65.9 million hogs and pigs in the United States. Chances are that the pork hot dogs and sausages consumed on the Fourth of July originated in Iowa: The Hawkeye State was home to 20.3 million hogs and pigs. North Carolina boasted 8.9 million and Minnesota had 7.8 million. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country. Locally, to celebrate the event, displays of fireworks, parades, concerts and other events are planned. Following is a summary of some of the scheduled events.ClearwaterClearwater Celebrates America will be Friday, July 4, 4 to 10 p.m., at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. Sponsored by Bright House Networks, the city of Clearwater and Clearwater Gas, the free event will feature the largest fireworks show in Tampa Bay along with a concert featuring the Mostly Pops Orchestra and the Wilsons. Food and beverage vendors and exhibitors will be on hand. Gates will open at 4 p.m. and music will begin at 7:30 p.m. Childrens activities will run 5 to 9 p.m. and will include games, face painting and a mascot parade. The night will end with the Clearwater Gas Spark the Sky fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. For parking information, visit myclearwater.com/parking. For more information on Clearwater Celebrates America, call 5624700 or visit facebook.com/city ofclearwater.DunedinHometown USA will be presented Friday, July 4, at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. The city of Dunedin and the Dunedin Blue Jays will present a free Hometown USA Celebration. Attendees can enjoy a ballgame, live concert featuring The Greg Billings Band, and a spectacular display of fireworks. The ballgame gets underway at 4:15 p.m. The concert will follow the game and fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. For information, call 733-9302 or 812-4530.GulfportThe citys Fourth of July Celebration will be presented Friday, July 4, at the Gulfport Beach Waterfront Complex and Downtown District, 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport. The day will begin at 8 a.m. with Marinas Fishing Derby at the Recreation Center Field. Festivities also will include the Gulfport Recreation Sand Sculpture Contest on the beach, featuring a nautical theme, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; a Kidzone on the beach behind the recreation center, noon to 5 p.m.; and live music on the outdoor casino event stage, featuring Echo84 Band, 5 to 9 p.m. Attendees also will find plenty of food, arts and crafts vendors in the downtown waterfront district from 4 to 9 p.m. There will be a parade on Beach Boulevard beginning at 6 p.m. The day will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display, beginning at 9:05 p.m. For information, call 893-1118.Kenneth City The Kenneth City Fourth of July Parade and Festival will be Friday, July 4, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual event is a relatively new addition to the community, but has quickly gained a reputation as a great hometown parade. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on 62nd Street North and 54th Avenue North. The festival will be presented at James Ernst Park, 4600 58th St. N., following the parade. LargoOnce again this year, Largos Fourth of July Celebration will light up Largo Central Park. The event is set for Friday, July 4, beginning at 6 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. The celebration will feature food, entertainment and activities for all ages, followed by a spectacular fireworks show starting at approximately 9 p.m. On-site parking will be available for $5. Free park-and-walk will also be available from Largo Middle School and Largo High School. Admission to the event is free. Activity wristbands will be available for purchase on-site. Alcohol, coolers, pets, personal fireworks and sparklers will not be permitted in the park. For information, call 587-6775 or visit LargoEvents.com.Madeira Beach July Fest will take place Friday, July 4, 9 p.m., at Archibald Beach, on Gulf Boulevard at the end of Madeira Way, Madeira Beach. There will be no vendors this year. Kids are encouraged to decorate their bikes with red, white and blue and join in the old-fashioned parade. The parade will follow a circular course between Eighth and 10th avenues. There is no charge to participate. After the parade, the museum will host a treasure hunt for the children among its exhibits. Call 552-1610. The city will host its annual fireworks display on Friday, July 4, beginning around 9 p.m. The fireworks will be launched from Upham Beach, 6850 Beach Plaza. All normal beach and parking ordinances will be in effect. A portion of the beach will be closed to everyone except essential personnel at 5 p.m. For information, call 367-2735.St. PetersburgThe city of St. Petersburg will celebrate Independence Day with its annual fireworks display on Friday, July 4. The spectacular light display, sponsored by HCA Hospitals of West Florida, is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m., weather permitting. Fireworks start as early as 8:30 p.m. or as late as 10 p.m., depending on weather conditions. The fireworks display is visible all along the St. Petersburg waterfront with prime viewing from Vinoy, Albert Whitted, North Straub, Spa Beach and South Straub Parks, which are all on Bayshore Drive. No alcohol or personal fireworks permitted. Parking lots include South Core, 101 First Ave. S.; and Mid-Core, 117 St. N. Variable message boards will direct spectators to available parking locations. Disabled parking is located in the North Shore ball field lot, 901 North Shore Drive NE and along Beach Drive on the east side and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bicycle racks are located throughout the downtown area. For more information, call 8937441 or see www.stpetepark srec.org.Tarpon SpringsThe Independence Day Patriotic Picnic in the Park will take place Friday, July 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Craig Park, 5 Beekman Way, Tarpon Springs. The event will feature music, a waterslide, a hot dog eating contest, badminton/volleyball and more. Hot dogs, popcorn and beverages will be given away. For information, call 942-5628. The citys fireworks display will begin at dusk and will be set off from Sunset Beach. The best viewing will be from Howard Park Beach, 1700 Sunset Drive, Tarpon Springs.Treasure IslandThe Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce and the city of Treasure Island will present free fireworks on Friday, July 4, 9 p.m., on the beach at 107th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard. No parking is allowed on the beach but parking will be available in the empty lot north of the Thunderbird Beach Resort and at Treasure Island City Park, next to the city community center. For information, call 360-4121. For information, visit www.madbeachevents.com. Following last years success, Maderia Beach will welcome back its summer craft show, a two-day festival that showcases a wide variety of original craft media. The second annual Madeira Beach Craft Festival will run Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue. The juried outdoor festival will feature original and affordable crafts as well as unique gift items and functional art. Prices are set to suit all budgets and range from $3 to $3,000. The eclectic mix of original handcrafted art, crafts and functional art will appeal to craft enthusiasts as well as serious shoppers looking for unique gifts. A Green Market will offer a wide array of exotic plants, as well as dips and other gourmet items. Admission is free and open to the public.Safety HarborThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 238 will present its annual Fourth of July Parade Friday, July 4, 10 a.m., on Main Street in Safety Harbor. The free parade will feature cars, floats, bands, and many other spectacles. For information, call 726-9601. A patriotic ceremony will follow the parade at John Wilson Park. Sponsored by the American Legion Family Post 238 and the Santa Claus Drill Team, the event will feature several patriotic presentations. City officials, legion officials and other dignitaries plan to participate. There will be live patriotic music, free photos and wristbands for the children. The sky will light up at Safety Harbors July 4th Celebration later that day. Festivities will run from 5 to 10:30 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Land, Safety Harbor. The celebration will kick off at 5 p.m. with live entertainment, food vendors, and childrens activities. Attendees should come early to get a good seat for the best fireworks display in Tampa Bay, according to the citys website. For information, call 724-1572.St. Pete BeachThe fun will get underway early on St. Pete Beach with a Fourth of July parade starting at 8:30 a.m., at Gulf Beaches Historical Museum, 115 10th Ave., Pass-AGrille.A variety of July 4 events are planned throughout Pinellas County. Looking Ahead Looking AheadClearwater Cookin with Gus, by Jim Brochu, through July 13, at Early Bird Dinner Theatre, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Evening performances are presented Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, with seating at 4 p.m. Matinees are presented Thursdays and Saturdays, with seating at 11 a.m. Cost is $29.90 which includes dinner and show. Gussie Richardson is a famous food columnist and cookbook author. Her agent comes to tell her shes been offered her own daily network television show. She wants to do it, but her husband Walter is dead set against it and Gussie discovers she has stage fright and cant open her mouth in front of a camera. Everybody tries to help her get over it ... Walter through hypnotism, Bernie her agent by threats; and even wacky Gypsy Carmen from next door casts spells. Just when she thinks shes cured, the taping turns into a comic nightmare concluding in an all out food fight that almost ends the show and her marriage. Dave Koz Summer Horns, Friday, June 27, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. When acclaimed saxophonists Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot hit the road together last summer in support of their CD, Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns, they looked at it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But the four artists had such a blast on the tour that they are happily obliging fans requests for a return of the Summer Horns. The foursome received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Album, Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns Released last summer, the album was produced by Paul Brown (Al Jarreau, George Benson, June Tabor) and spent five weeks at No. 1 on Billboards Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart. The collection includes fresh takes on classic songs by Sly & the Family Stone, Tower of Power, Earth Wind & Fire, Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears and other brassy juggernauts of the 1960s and s. The albums first single, a See LOOKING AHEAD, page 8B
Classieds 5B Seminole Beacon, June 26, 2014 20. Condo Sales 105. Lots & Acreage 175. Unfurnished Apts. 195. Seasonal Rentals 375. Career Training 485. Help Wanted 2. Real Estate ServicesDO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS About Buying Or Selling? Need Tenants? Or Property Management? We Can Help You With All Your Real Estate Needs. Local & Independent. Miranda Balog (727)433-8838 Cell Phone 1. House SalesSEMINOLE GREAT BUY! 3BR/1.5BA Fixer In Great Area! 1,464SF, Newer Kitchen, Roof. $94,900. Under FMV FSBO. (727)643-2391 SHORE ACRES HOME 3BR/1BA Block, 1,746SF. Needs Paint, Carpet. $102,500 Priced To Sell! FSBO (727)643-2391 1209 1ST ST N Great Income Potential! 3BR/3BA/2CG, Separate, Private Entrance, In-Law Suite. $349,000. Broderick & Associates. Janet Korn (727)415-7876 5. R.E. Sales 10. Waterfront SalesMADEIRA BEACH, SEA TOWERS PRICE REDUCED! Bright Breezy Corner Unit, Condo, 2BR/2BA, Active 55+ Lifestyle. 4th Floor, Lovely Open Water Views. Owner (727)319-0563 SAND KEY DANS ISLAND 2BR/2BA, RENOVATED 1,880SF, W/D, All Amenities. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 15. Beach PropertyCONDO FOR SALE Excellent Value! St. Pete Beach. 1,050 Sq. Ft. 2BR/2BA, 1st Floor. No Age Restrictions. Pets Okay. $132,000. Call Brenda, (609)204-3002. 20. Condo SalesSEMINOLE GARDENS! 2BR/1BA Land Owned. Sales & Rentals, Robert G. Castles, PA, Broker. (727)319-8229 www.seminolegarden.com ULTIMAR I, 3BR/2.5BA/1CG FOR SALE BY OWNER Extensive Wrap Balcony, Direct Gulf SW Corner, 1,942SF, Pristine, $800,000. (727)277-4988. Diane Warder, RE Agent. Co-Brokers Welcome. BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIALS Several Great Homes are Available NOW BEFORE School Starts. Dont miss out! OAKHURST 4/BR, Pool Home JUST LISTED Walk to Oakhurst Elementary $289,500 IMPERIAL PT. SPECIALS : 4BR/2BA, (comes with Pool Table) Well built, One Owner, Pool. Over 2,100SF $284,900 4BR/3BA Updated Home Ideal for Busy Family, Family Room, Pool. Spacious and Updated. Lots of Community Activities. 2,600SF $339,500 Maureen Stilwell, Jean Rowe, Rutenberg Realty (727)596-2965 or (727)773-0356 First Time Homebuyer Program*( 727 ) 223-6418www.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 County032014 DUNEDIN 2BR/2BA, 980SF, $99,900. 2BR/1BA, 1,000SF, $54,900. Joseph Amadeo, USN (RET), Realtor, Lic# SL3271034 Coldwell Banker (727)724-7923 www.chiefjoe.com 35. Mobile Home Sales 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. HOLIDAY SHORES $ 74,500 2BR/2BA, Large Screened Porch, Double-Paned Windows, New C/H/A, Updated Master Bath/ Kitchen. Garden Area Each Side. (727)393-6678 55. Open House 95. Property Mgmt. 100. R.E. Wanted SEMINOLE GARDENSNOW IS THE TIME TO BUY WHILE THE PRICES ARE STILL LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX 1BR/1BA 608 sq. ft. Updated Kitchen WOW $20,900 1BR/1BA 874 sq. ft. Water View, New Carpet Freshly Painted $43,900 Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, IV, Broker Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com $175/Mo. Maintenance No Flood Insurance Required!12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo. Brochures Available At Clubhouse.Affordable Living!GLENWOOD ESTATES:5 Star, 55+, Land Owned.For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY 062614 #5 2/2/2, Lake View, Furn., $65,888. #204 2/2, Carport, Furnished, $70,000. CARIBBEAN ISLES MHP 1982 Doublewide, 2BR/2BA, Inside Laundry, C/H/A, Eat-in Kitchen, 11x24 Enclosed Porch, Shed, Carport, 1,152SF. $26,900, Includes Interest in Land. 55+, Rec. & Pool. No Pets. Walsingham Rd Between 113th St & Seminole Blvd. Call Lee Rades, (727)420-6427 Eagle Crest Realty (727)586-4565 SEMINOLE OPEN HOUSE WINDTREE OAKS 12377 Oaks Lane SUNDAY 1-4PM Fabulous 4BR/4BA w/Den or 5BR Family Pool Home on Large 1/3 to 1/2 Acre Lot. Newer Updated Eat-in Kitchen w/Granite Counters, Center Island and Breakfast Bar. Spacious Open Floor Plan. Close to Walsingham Park, Pinellas Trail & SPC Campus. $473,900. Jack Buns, Coldwell Banker Residential. (727)418-2077 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. $$ WE BUY HOUSES $$And Fix Problems! See If We Can Help YOU! (727)537-6150BEAUTIFUL BELLEAIR LOT103x125, 1351 Pinellas Road. Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty, Team George, (727)480-1005, (727)510-2894. 130. Cemetery LotsTHE GARDEN SANCTUARY Garden Of Honor. Includes Vault And Granite Base. Cemetery Price: $3,500. Asking: $3,200. (818)400-8781 TWO NICHES Side-By-Side. Eye Level. Royal Palm North in Chapel. $850 OBO. (727)481-0139 SERENITY GARDENS 2 Plots, Side-By-Side, 2 Vaults, $5,000 OBO. Single Plot, Garden Of Prayer, Close To Rose Garden, $1,500 OBO. Garden Sanctuary, Seminole, Lawn Crypt For 2, $2.500 OBO. 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(727)397-5571. LARGO, CORNER UNIT CONDO 55+ 2BR/2BA, Great Location. All Amenities, No Pets/ Smoking. $850/Per Month. Year Lease Plus Deposit. (727)481-8891 170. Furnished Apts.CLEARWATER STUDIOStarting at $189/Week. No security. No Credit Check. Free WIFI access. Pets OK. MOVE IN TODAY!! (727)445-7134. precisionpropertymanagement.net SEMINOLE, FURNISHED 1BR. Smokeless, Petless. $650/Mo. Includes Utilities, Cable TV, W/D & Private Parking. (443)614-5471 175. Unfurnished Apts.DOWNTOWN DUNEDIN APT, $185/Wkly. Dunedin Room, $85/Wkly. Clearwater Studio, $495/Mo. Free Water, Electric. Wont Last! Call Or Click www.586-2412.com SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. 1BR Deluxe, Furnished. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFSCall For Move-in Special: Deluxe 1-2BRs, 1st-2nd Floor. Non-Smoking, Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool, Walking Distance To Neighborhood Shopping And Restaurants. 2942 W Bay Dr. (727) 510-9085 LARGO, VERY CLOSE TO Transportation, Shopping, Hospital. 2BR/1BA, $700/month, plus $700 Security. (727)280-5005. INDIAN SHORES 1/BR C/H/A, Includes E/W/S, Beach Access. 19235 Whispering Pines Drive. $1,000/Month. (727)599-5814, (727)623-4443. Owner/ Agent. EAST BAY-BELCHER 2BR/1BA Spacious, W/D Hook-Up. Great for Familes. Small Fenced Yard. Shopping Nearby. 1,050SF, Small Pet OK. $820/Month Negotiable. (727)530-0335 185. Beach RentalsINDIAN ROCKS BEACH WEEKLY RENTALS Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs rates starting at $329/week +tax. Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. (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. CLEARWATER BEACH ON Sand Key. 30 Minutes From Tampa Airport. Gulf-Front & Intracoastal Views, 2BR/2BA, Nicely Furnished. 24/7 Security Incl. Amenities. No Pets. Available For Short Or Long Term Lease. Annual From $1,700/Mo. Seasonal $Variable. Owner, (813)431-9381, (813)909-9370. MADEIRA BEACH APARTMENT Nice 1BR/1BA, Clean, Walk to Beach. No Smoking, No Pets, First/Last/Security. $550/Month. (727)392-7392. FULLY FURNISHED 1BRs & Efficiencies Available! Walking Distance To Beautiful Madeira Beach. Most Utilities Included. Call For Availability, (727)397-4130. UNFURNISHED 2BR/2BA Treasure Island Villas #19, First Floor Walkout. Remodeled. Community Pool And Laundry. No Pets. Background Check & Association Approval Required. $1,200/Mo. $1,200 Security. Annually Only. (727)515-2193. 190. Waterfront RentalsMADEIRA BEACH CONDO 55+. 2BR/2BA. Annual Lease Only. No Pets. Non-Smoking. $1,400/Mo. (727)391-6407. 062614Chill Out With These Cool Rates!1 Bedroom, 2nd Floor Apartments From $719/Month! 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8B Entertainment Seminole Beacon, June 26, 2014 Family Owned 34 Years ExperienceLic. #C89023201 Tyrone Blvd. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710Cambria Silestone Granite Countertops 022014 Full Interior Remodeling 2801 Tyrone Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33710 Across from Tyrone MallOPEN TO THE PUBLIC 727-851-9937Building Contractors, Designers, Swimming Pool Contractors and Architects,let us help your clients find that special look 062614 Floor Tile Wall Tile Backsplash Tile Pool Tile Cambria Silestone & Granite Countertops Real Cedar Pergolas Carpet Laminate Wood Bar Stools Corbels CCTV Prenished tongue-and-groove wood for walls and ceilings rendition of Lennon and McCartneys Got To Get You Into My Life, spent seven weeks at No. 1 on Billboards Smooth Jazz chart and was nominated for a Soul Train award. I Got You (I Feel Good), the follow-up single, was hailed by the San Jose Mercury News as a funk-filled fun fest and hit No. 1 on the Mediabase Smooth A/C chart. Replay America, Saturday, July 5, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $52.75. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. This summer, s music fans will get a very special gift, the very first Replay America tour, celebrating the biggest stars and hits from the s. The tour kicks off at Ruth Eckerd Hall on July 5. Replay America 2014 will feature performances by The Go Gos, Scandal featuring Patty Smyth, The Motels featuring Martha Davis, Cutting Crew And Naked Eyes. This is the first time in the United States that these revered artists will share a stage and perform the biggest hits of the iconic era. A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, with book and lyrics by Dick Vosburgh and music by Frank Lazarus; July 10-20, at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Tickets are $22. Call 4461360 or visit www.franciswilsonplayhouse.org. One Acts Weekend 2014, July 11-20, at West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Check with West Coast Players for performance times and ticket prices. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org. The Fray, Monday, July 21, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $43.25. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. To celebrate the release of their fourth album Helios, The Fray are planning a national tour that includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall. This will be the bands first concert appearance at Ruth Eckerd Hall since their sold-out date in 2007. Formed in 2002 by schoolmates Issac (Slade) and Joe King, The Fray achieved success with the release of their debut album, How To Save A Life in 2005, which was certified double platinum in the United States and platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. Their first single, Over My Head (Cable Car) became a top ten hit in the United States and their second single, How to Save a Life brought the band worldwide fame. Under The Sun, Sunday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $49.50. Call 7917400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Under The Sun, the annual festival tour celebrating the golden age of alternative pop rock and roll, will return for another summer run, this time starring a spectacular lineup that includes Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker and Smash Mouth. In 2013, the inaugural Under The Sun tour was among the most popular and acclaimed events, earning ecstatic media attention with each stop along the way. Critical applause also came from all corners, with Entertainment Weekly officially declaring UTS13 to be the coolest tour of the summer. Crosby, Stills & Nash, Saturday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $54.75. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. On the heels of their sold out March 2014 tour, Crosby, Stills & Nash have announced additional U.S. summer tour dates which includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall. The group will perform songs from their extensive catalogue, as well as new material from each member. Once again, CSN will be accompanied by its backing band featuring Shane Fontayne (guitar), Steve DiStanislao (drums), Kevin McCormick (bass), James Raymond (keyboards), and Todd Caldwell (organ). More than four decades since CSN first harmonized in Laurel Canyon, and played its first-ever concert as a trio at the legendary Woodstock festival, its members continue a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in music. David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash have each been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two times with Crosby, Stills & Nash, and a second time with The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and The Hollies, respectively. They are also in the Songwriters Hall of Fame, honored both for CSN as a group, and as individual solo artists. Rock n Blues Hippiefest, Saturday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $45.75. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. This years lineup features the Johnny Winter Band, Edgar Winter Band and Savoy Browns Kim Simmonds, along with special guests Vanilla Fudge and Peter Rivera, formerly of Rare Earth. The concert event also will include a Hippie Market Place, which will open at 5 p.m.Gulfport USA Dance, Monday, June 30, 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.Indian Rocks Beach Art Teachers Art Show, through Aug. 1, at the Beach Art Center, 1515 Bay Palm Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. The center will present artwork by members of the Pinellas Art Education Association. This exclusive exhibit features more than 60 pieces of mixed medium artwork created by artists who teach art at Pinellas Countys elementary, middle and high schools. Summer hours are Monday through Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 a.m. For information, call 596-4331 or visit www.BeachArtCenter.org.Largo Candlelight Cabaret Concert, Wednesday, July 2, 8 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo. Cost is $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Call 518-3131. The show will feature some cool jazz at this New York club inspired concert series. A cash bar will be available. Visit LargoCommunityCenter.com. Train Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call 587-6740, ext. 5014. Attendees will have an opportunity to ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad on the first full weekend every month in sunny Largo Central Park. There is no cost but donations are accepted. Visit largoparks.com. Hair, with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni, and music by Galt MacDermot; presented by Eight OClock Theatre, July 11-20, 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. Hair the Broadway musical live on stage is at once both a joyous celebration of youth and a poignant journey through a tumultuous 1960s America. This exuberant musical about a group of teenagers searching for truth, peace and love in a Vietnam War era America has struck a resonant chord with audiences of all ages. Hair features a long list of chart-topping hit songs such as Aquarius, Let the Sun Shine In, Good Morning, Starshine and Easy To Be Hard. The themes and struggles in Hair, although from another era, seem vital and relevant to modern times. This performance contains strong language, adult content and nudity and is recommended for mature audiences. This production will feature Michael Newton-Brown as director and James Grenelle as choreographer. Jessy J, Wednesday, July 16, 7:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $16.50. Call 587-6793. Jessy J and her band will perform songs from her latest No. 1 Billboard Charting Jazz Album as well as many other hits. Jessy J was recently featured on the cover of Jazziz Magazine and on the cover of Saxophone Journal Magazine and Latina Style Magazine. Her song Tequila Moon hit the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Jazz chart and received the Contemporary Jazz Song of the Year as well as an award from Billboard Magazine. Her song Tropical Rain, from her 2009 release, reached the top of the Groove Jazz Music chart and she soon followed with the #1 spot on the Smooth Jazz Top 20 Countdown, as well as the Billboard Jazz charts. All this success has resulted in Jessy J being named Radio and Records Debut Artist of the Year. Terry Bozzio, Friday, Sept. 5, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $14.95. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Bozzio will perform solo drum music on the worlds largest tuned drum and percussion set. Drawing from jazz, classical and ethnic percussion styles from around the world, Bozzio is a storyteller, able to weave a hypnotic spell over audiences and enthrall them with an eclectic experience filled with contrast, variety, intimacy, excitement and passion. His live performance will be filled with classical forms and structures, ambient electronic loops, and atmospheric percussion effects, as well as some exciting and fiery drumming that will bring audiences to their feet. Zebra, Thursday, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. In 1982, Zebras self-titled debut album went platinum and was the fastest selling debut album in Atlantic Records history outselling other Atlantic Artists such as Led Zeppelin, Yes and AC/DC. A total of five music videos aired on MTV and gave the band combined album sales of nearly 2 million worldwide with Whos Behind the Door?, Tell Me What You Want, Wait Until the Summers Gone, Bears and One More Chance. Zebra has been inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and is acknowledged as Louisianas No. 1 Rock and Roll band by the Louisiana Music Commission and they were inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame on October of 2012. Attendees will have an opportunity to see all three original members for a one-night only performance in Largo.Madeira Beach Mad Beach Fourth Friday Flip Flop Nights Beach Paw-TY and Food Truck Rally, Friday, June 27, 5 to 10 p.m., at 15004 Madeira Way, Madeira Beach. The free event will feature music, food truck rally, beer garden, unique vendors, and exciting contests. This months party will celebrate four-legged friends with several doggie contests and animal friendly vendors. The second annual Madeira Beach Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue, Madeira Beach. American Craft Endeavors will present this show which will have Madeira Way lined with fine crafters from all areas displaying their works for sale. Attendees may browse and purchase a wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass and metal works. Admission is free. Visit www.artfestival.com.St. Petersburg The Mojo Gurus with special guests Hymn For Her, Friday, June 27, at Ringside Caf 16 Second St. N., St. Petersburg. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call 894-8465. The Mojo Gurus consist of Kevin Steele on lead vocals and harmonica, Doc Lovett on guitar and vocals, Vinnie Granese on bass and vocals and Sean Doyle on drums and vocals. The Gurus have released three critically acclaimed albums through E One Entertainment, worked with Grammy Award winning producer Jack Douglas, played with the likes of Joe Perry, Johnny Winter, Blackberry Smoke, David Allan Coe and built their reputation on their live performances. The Sounds of Soul, Saturday, June 28, 7 p.m., at The Magnolia Center at Five Towns, 7950 58th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Advance tickets are $10 a person. Tickets are $15 a person at the door. Call 4239825. The Sounds of Soul will share the hits of Motown with audiences. This exciting, high-energy group unleashes superior vocals and slick dance moves powered by pure soul. The group is composed of six seasoned performers who have excelled as outstanding singers, dancers, and songwriters. Each member has shared the national recording spotlight driven by the power of Capital Records, Big Apple Records, and R & S Records to name but a few. For information, call Gerry Cachia at 423-9825 or visit thesoundsofsoul.com. Artist meet-and-greet with Milt Rochman, Saturday, June 28, 5 to 7 p.m., at Davidsons Fine Art Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. For information, call 797-1199. Florida artist Milt Rochman showed a great desire and talent for art at an early age. He wanted to paint, but concentrated on drawing at the Detroit Art Institute and the Academy of Arts and Crafts in Michigan. While in Detroits Central High School, Milt entered one painting in a scholastic contest. Winning the contest, his painting toured the United States and eventually ended up in the Boston Museum of Art. For information about the artist, visit www.miltrochmanartist.com. The Marly Music Series featuring Emily Albrink, soprano, Sunday, June 29, 2 p.m., in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for students 22 and younger with current ID. Visit www.fine-arts.org. Admission to the entire museum is included in the ticket price. For information, call 896-2667. Albrink appeared in Mozarts The Marriage of Figaro with the Washington National Opera. She has been hailed by the New York Times as delightful and vocally strong and versatile. Albrink has collaborated with such distinguished conductors and composers as James Levine, Plcido Domingo, Robert Spano, Marin Alsop, Jake Heggie, and John Musto. She has a wealth of roles to her credit in such operas as Bizets Carmen, Mozarts Cos fan tutte and The Magic Flute, and Benjamin Brittens Peter Grimes. She sang Evvy in the U.S. premiere of Tod Machovers Death and the Powers with the American Repertory Theater and the Chicago Opera Theater. The Los Angeles Times has called Mr. Machover Americas most wired composer. His innovative work featured singers as robots and a cyborg. God of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton; July 18 through Aug. 10, presented by American Stage Theatre, at the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. Call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org. The Marly Music Series featuring Scott Kluksdahl, cello, Sunday, July 20, 2 p.m., in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for students 22 and younger with current ID. Visit www.fine-arts.org. Admission to the entire museum is included in the ticket price. For information, call 896-2667. One of the areas most gifted musicians, Kluksdahl made his debut with the San Francisco Symphony and has been heard since as an orchestral soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician in music centers around the globe. At the MFA, he will play Brahms Cello Sonata, Op. 38; two chorale preludes by J.S. Bach (arranged by Kodly); Robert Schumanns Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70; Nimrod from Elgars Enigma Variations, Op. 36; three pieces by Nadia Boulanger; and Astor Piazzollas The Grand Tango. Vans Warped Tour, Friday, July 25, 11 a.m., Vinoy Park, 500 Bay Shore Drive, St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $58.50. Visit www.vanswarpedtour.com. This summers diverse tour lineup will feature For Today, Stray From the Path, Air Dubai, Mixtapes, Teenage Bottlerocket, Mayday Parade, Attila, The Protomen, Tear Out The Heart, Plague Vendor, Saves the Day, A Skylit Drive, I the Mighty, Beartooth, The Devil Wears Prada, The Ready Set, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, NiT GriT, The Color Morale, Enter Shikari, Anberlin, Issues, Cute Is What We Aim for, Survive This!, Crown the Empire, The Maine, Volumes and many more. One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, by Dale Wasserman, adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey; Aug. 1-31, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Performances are Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Call 498-5205 or visit www.freefalltheatre.com. Yes, Saturday, Aug. 2, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $49.50. Call 893-7832 or visit www.themahaffey.com. Yes, the iconic British progressive rock band from the 1970s, comes to The Mahaffey Theater for its 2014 summer tour. They will perform their first two classic albums in their entirety and more. It will be a first-time ever event when Yes performs every song on Fragile, the 1971 groundbreaking album. Following Fragile, the group will perform a run-through of 1972s Close to the Edge and an encore of the bands greatest hits. During the nights encore, the group bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White, keyboardist Geoff Downes and singer Jon Davison will offer a sneak listen and perform material from their upcoming July 8 release Heaven and Earth. Chris Squire and Jon Anderson founded Yes in 1968 and created some of the most important and influential music in rock history. Fragile, which sold more than two million copies, peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Album charts in the United States. Close to the Edge, a gold-certified album, charted in the U.S. for 32 week, peaking at No. 3. It was named one of the Greatest Guitar Albums of All Time by Guitar World in 2006 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest progressive rock albums ever recorded. Yes has sold more than 50 million records during its 46-year career. Iconic songs include Roundabout, Close to the Edge, Ive Seen All Good People and Owner of a Lonely Heart. The Marly Music Series featuring Gary Schocker, flute, and Jason Vieaux, guitar; Sunday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m., in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for students 22 and younger with current ID. Visit www.fine-arts.org. Admission to the entire museum is included in the ticket price. For information, call 896-2667. These two museum favorites demonstrate extraordinary rapport. Both have pursued exciting solo careers and bring the very best of their talent and their eclectic musical interests to their joint concerts. Their inventive program includes Vivaldis Sonata in G Minor, Op. 13, No. 6 (The Faithful Shepherd), Caf 1930 and Bordel 1900 from Astor Piazzollas Lhistoire du Tango, Antnio Carlos Jobims A Felicidade (arranged by Roland Dyens), and three works by Mr. Schocker, including the world premiere of Mysterious Barcodes. Tampa Katy Perry, Monday, June 30, 7 p.m., at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $26.25. Call 813-3012500 or visit www.tampabaytimesforum.com. Perry will visit Tampa Bay while on the North American leg of her highly anticipated Prismatic World Tour. Goldenvoice, a division of AEG Live, presents the 46-city tour. Perry is touring in support of Prism, which debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The platinum album has given Perry her biggestever single with Roar, while Dark Horse just became her lucky 13th Top Ten hit on The Billboard Hot 100. The state-of-the art stage, specifically designed by Perry for the Prismatic World Tour, will allow her to get closer to her fans than ever before. The one-of-a-kind set design will provide concertgoers with a truly magical experience from every angle in the arena. The 11-time Grammy nominated singer cemented her status as a best-selling superstar with the global success of her second studio album, Teenage Dream, which debuted at No. 1 in eight countries and spent over two years on Billboards Top 200 album sales chart. She became the only female artist to have five No. 1 singles from one album on the Billboard Hot 100 chart California Gurls, Teenage Dream, Firework, E.T. and Last Friday Night. Tarpon Springs Great Gatsby Night, Friday, June 27, 7 to 10 p.m., at Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for members. Call 942-5605 or visit TarponArts.org. The event will feature dancing and live music performed by the Rhythm Kings Orchestra. Preceding the event, there will be a free dance lesson at 6 p.m. included in ticket price. Vintage 1920s attire is encouraged but not required. The Rhythm Kings Orchestra is a 14-piece band that performs the great jazz and dance music from the 1920s through the 1940s, including Gershwin, Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and other legendary musicians and orchestras of that era. Night in the Islands, Saturday, July 12, 6 to 11 p.m., at the Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Boulevard between Hope and Athens streets, Tarpon Springs. The city of Tarpon Springs will present Night in the Islands, a free event on the world famous Sponge Docks. Attendees will enjoy Greek music, dancing and dining. Night in the Islands will feature the music of Odyssey and Ellada. Free Greek dance lessons will be provided from 6 to 7 p.m. Call 942-5605 or visit www.spongedocks.net. LOOKING AHEAD, from page 4B