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County approves $1.6 billion budget Final commission hearing set for Sept. 21 ... Page 4A.


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Intricacies of murder


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Clock Theatre play

Classic comedy-thriller 'Deathtrap' runs through
Sept. 19 at Largo Cultural Center ... Page 1B.


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ENTERTAINMENT

Opening this week
In "Easy A," after a little white lie
about losing her virginity gets out, a
clean cut high school girl (Emma Stone)
sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's
in "The Scarlet Letter."
Also in theaters is 'The Town," a
drama, romance and ganster film.
The plot: There are over 300 bank
robberies in Boston every year. And a
one-square-mile neighborhood in
Boston, called Charlestown, has pro-
duced more bank and armored car rob-
bers than anywhere in the United
States.
... Page lB.
LARGO

City OKs project's

design services
City commissioners unanimously ap-
proved $1.65 million for design services
Sept. 7 for the Highland Recreation Com-
plex to Gould Evans Associates of
Tampa.
The work includes the design of a
40,000-square-foot building and associ-
ated site work and amenities, such as
parking lots, drainage facilities, land-
scaping, tennis and basketball courts.
The design phase of the $13 million
project is expected to take between 10
and 12 months and the construction
phase a year.

City commissioners gave final ap-
proval Sept. 7 to an ordinance extending
the hours alcoholic beverages can be
sold in Largo until 3 a.m.
... Page 3A.
COUNTY

Fort De Soto facelift
Pinellas County Commissioners
awarded on Sept. 7 a $1.1 million bid to
Caladesi Construction Co. in Largo to re-
pair the structure.
According to a staff report, roofs are
leaking because the internal drainage
structure has failed. Work includes con-
crete work and construction of a roof
drainage system. The work will be done
consistent with the historical designation
of the structure and is expected to take
120 days.
Caladesi was the low bidder on the
project at just over $1.1 million. The en-
gineering estimate was nearly $1.3 mil-
lion. Other bidders were David Nelson
Construction at almost $1.4 million and
Tampa Contracting Services at just over
$1.4 million.
... Page 6A.
MILITARY

Major trains others

in medical care
The son of a Largo man is training oth-
ers to provide medical care to fellow serv-
ice members and their families.
Army Maj. John F. Detro, son of Jack
Detro of Largo, is an instructor for the In-
terservice Physician Assistant Program at
the Army Medical Department in Fort
Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas.
... Page 12A.
VIEWPOINTS

Heart of the matter
Columnist Char
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the anniversary of Sept.
11, 2001.
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City officials


OK millage


rate, budget

By TOM GERMOND

LARGO The golf course and the cultural center were in the
limelight again as city commissioners gave initial approval Sept.
13 to the proposed millage rate and budget for the next fiscal
year.
Commissioners set the tax rate at 4.31 mills, equivalent to
$4.31 for every $1,000 of assessed property value, and ap-
proved an operating budget that includes a reduction of $3.3
million. The budget also inlcudes a reduction of 13.07 in em-
ployee positions.
Commissioner Curtis Holmes questioned what would happen
if the commission didn't subsidize the Largo Golf Course with
$200,000 from other city funds for the next fiscal year.
City budget manager Amy Davis said if the city doesn't subsi-
dize the golf course, the cash deficit would continue to grow.
The commission eventually would have to discuss what it
would do with the golf course.
"We've already loaned it $600,000, which has never been re-
paid ... Where is the light at the end of this tunnel?" Holmes
said.
Holmes asked whether city officials could boost play enough
to reduce the subsidies.
Mayor Pat Gerard said all commissioners have expressed the
same concern as Holmes has that the golf course is not bring-
ing in money the way its supposed to.
Referring to a marketing plan for the golf course, Gerard said
she had doubts "whether it will increase play enough to actual-
ly pay for itself."
Commissioners have asked staff to give a report to commis-
sioners in six months on the golf course.
"We've also asked them to look into management compa-
See BUDGET, page 4A


'Explore, dream, discover'

Retired filmmaker continues to write, travel


By TOM GERMOND
LARGO In a large black and white photo,
the man standing by a camera and wearing a
trench coat could be mistaken for a spy on an
international assignment in an old movie.
But Robert Swanson's experiences were
real; the retired filmmaker recalls vividly his
brush with the Soviets more than four decades
ago.
Late October 1963 ... A clear day in the
heart of Moscow ... Red Square ... Lenin's
Tomb ... marching soldiers. Barges creeping
down the river.
Swanson was making a film and he had set
up his Kodak camera on a small tripod to
shoot the Kremlin.
"I knew I could get all of that as a tourist be-
cause there was no restrictions. It was what
they wanted the world to see," he said.
He framed his shot, looking through a small
viewfinder.
"I realized I needed a wide-angle lens, be-
cause I wasn't seeing as much of the Kremlin
as I wanted. I turned my back around from the
camera, to go into the little traveling satchel
that I had full of lenses. As I turned back to
the camera, I was horrified to see it wasn't
there," he said.
He saw the legs of the camera going down
into the Moscow River. Whoever pitched the
camera into the river had disappeared as
suddenly as he had arrived.
"I didn't know what to do. I was absolutely
paralytic. How could I explain to my client that
here at this long, expense account making this
film, my camera went into the river. It doesn't
look too professional," Swanson said.
Swanson went to the American Embassy
and saw the duty officer, who suggested that
he call a correspondent. Swanson reached
Sam Jafee, the ABC bureau chief.
Jaffe said he couldn't help him because his
company didn't have cameras.


"I have had so many people
say, geez, I had a camera. I
could have done that. I
really should have gone to
Paris I should have gone
to this. Could have, would
have."

- Robert Swanson

"All of them were given to them by the Soviet
Ministry of Propaganda," Swanson said. "Ev-
erything was censored."
Swanson was flabbergasted.
"For some reason, I decided to go back to
the place where the camera fell in the river. As
I drove up there with this car, there stood the
camera, on its tripod. Was I hallucinating? It
was all wet ... water shot out of the screws," he
said.
He took the camera back to his hotel, and it
seemed like it would work. At that point, em-
bassy officials contacted him the next day and
took him out to dinner.
"They talked into my ear in a big crowded
restaurant and told me to get out of Russia,"
Swanson said, warning that he would be ar-
rested if he goes to his next stop, Odessa.
'They always have an innocent party on tap
to put in the slammer so they may exchange
him for their Soviet agents," he said.
Swanson was able to get out of the country
in three days.
"The camera worked; the film that went
down in the river was usable," he said.
The documentary film he produced called
"Freedom Mightier than Missiles" won the
Freedom Foundation Medal, which was pre-


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Robert Swanson is shown wearing a Soviet infantryman's headgear that
he bought in a souvenir shop in Yalta in the Southern Ukraine.


sented by President Dwight
Eisenhower to his client. Swan-
son's career as a filmmaker was
launched.
A picture of Swanson (page
4A) as he prepared to photo-
graph the Kremlin was taken by
his guide.
"The embassy later informed
me that my driver was a full
colonel in the KGB," Swanson
said.
Swanson, 82, was raised in
Wisconsin and graduated from
the University of Wisconsin with
a degree in economic geography.


He has dozens of other anec-
dotes about the documentaries
and films he has produced on
location in more than 50 na-
tions, working with numerous
celebrities, such as on a film for
a division of Coca-Cola on the
desalination of water.
"Chet Huntley was the on-
camera guy and he started out
walking on the beach and he
said, 'the world is so full of
water. Yet there is so little we
can actually drink. And
See FILMMAKER, page 4A


Largo officials see green in tree-planting program


By TOM GERMOND

LARGO Too much Syagrus romanzoffianum and
there goes the neighborhood.
Syagrus is the botanical name for the queen
palm, the most numerous tree species in the city,
according to a tree count in 2005.
There were 1,726 queen palms in Largo.
"That queen palm, unfortunately, is an exotic
species, very low in environmental benefit for us,"
said Greg Brown, Largo parks superintendent, at a
Sept. 14 work session on the urban forest master
plan.
Shade trees are much more beneficial, and


through its programs the city is trying to plant large
canopy trees because they are 70 times more bene-
ficial than small trees, according to the U.S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture.
"I think we get more feedback on planting trees
than on any singular activity that we do," Mayor Pat
Gerard said.
City officials said they plan to plant trees along
Patlin Circle, 20th Street, Neva Drive, McMullen
Road, Lake Drive and Alternate Keen Road as part
of their programs beginning in October.
The survey found that of the 12,842 tree sites in
the city, 4,697 were vacant. The percentage of va-
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Among the unusual exotic species on the list that
Commissioner Robert Murray noted was the mon-
key puzzle tree, which is an native to south-central
Chile.
"A resident probably planted it. We haven't,"
Brown said.
Murray said it was an evergreen type of tree.
"I'll take your word for it," Commissioner Curtis
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Holmes said the city is planting 400 trees per
year.
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Leader, September 16, 2010


City's tobacco-free hiring


proposal up in the air
By TOM GERMOND The city has incurred high health
ineiiranir claims rcote that revolv~c


LARGO City commissioners
plan to mull over a proposed to-
bacco-free hiring policy.
Though commissioners gave
direction at a recent work ses-
sion to bring up the revisions to
city personnel policies at a reg-
ular meeting, some commis-
sioners Sept. 7 were not
comfortable implementing the
policy at the start of the next
fiscal year, which is Oct. 1. The
proposed policy would only
apply to new employees.
The city has incurred high
health insurance claims costs
that revolve around tobacco
use, City Human Resources Di-
rector Susan Sinz said.
If city officials determine that
an employee has violated the
policy, he or she would receive a
written notice. Further infrac-
tions include suspension and
termination.


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Resources Director Susan Sinz said.


Commissioners also wanted to
separate some minor revisions
to personnel rules proposed that
night from the tobacco-free hir-
ing policies. Commissioner Gigi
Amtzen said the smoking policy
is controversial and should be
addressed separately from the
other revisions.
She suggested that city offi-
cials take a year, let employees
know what they are going to do
and increase efforts to encour-
age employees not to smoke.
Commissioners Curtis
Holmes said adopting the tobac-
co-free hiring policy is a "slip-
pery slope."
A person's weight, he said,
has an adverse effect upon med-
ical insurance, and questioned


whether obesity, referring to
"some porker," would become a
factor in hiring policies. He also
suggested that commissioners
bring the issue back at a later
date.
Commissioners agreed unani-
mously to discuss the tobacco-
free hiring policy at another
work session.
A tobacco-free hiring policy
has been in effect for Largo po-
lice and firefighters since 1991.
According to a report obtained
by the city, U.S. businesses are
paying an additional $3,391 per
smoker per year in direct medi-
cal costs and lost productivity
from smoking-related illnesses
such as cancer, heart disease
and stroke.


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Leader, September 16, 2010

Briefs


City OKs design services for recreation center
LARGO City commissioners unanimously approved $1.65 mil-
lion for design services Sept. 7 for the Highland Recreation Com-
plex to Gould Evans Associates of Tampa.
The work includes the design of a 40,000-square-foot building
and associated site work and amenities, such as parking lots,
drainage facilities, landscaping, tennis and basketball courts.
The design phase of the $13 million project is expected to take
between 10 and 12 months and the construction phase a year.
The current complex, located on Highland Avenue, was built in
1972 and has leaks and other structural problems.
City officials plan to finance the project through a bank loan
backed by Penny for Pinellas funds.
At a previous meeting commissioners raised several questions
about the need for LEED certification, which was developed by the
U.S. Green Building Council. The process provides verification that
a building was designed and built meeting certain standards for
energy savings, water efficiency, emissions reductions, indoor envi-
ronmental quality and other elements.
Assistant City Manager Henry Schubert said the city "in the spir-
it of LEED" would construct a green building following good sus-
tainable practices but would not go through the formal certification
process.
Commissioners agreed to forego the process, which is expected
to save the city $41,950, Schubert said.

City commission extends legal drinking hours
LARGO City commissioners gave final approval Sept. 7 to an
ordinance extending the hours alcoholic beverages can be sold in
Largo until 3 a.m.
City commissioners have said they favored the extension to be
consistent with action taken by the Pinellas County Commission,
which decided July 6 to extend drinking hours in the unincorpo-
rated area to 3 a.m. Other cities have taken similar action.
If the city didn't have any regulations, every establishment would
not be able to sell alcoholic beverages later than midnight under
state law, Commissioner Mary Black said.
"I concur with that," she said. "However, we currently have our
places open until 2 a.m., and I think that is a sufficient hour."
Commissioner Woody Brown said a Largo business owner told
him he started losing business because would-be customers would
go to St. Petersburg to take advantage of the extended hours.
"I'm going to support this more for the businesses," he said.

Largo fire chief nominated for award
LARGO Largo Fire Chief Michael Wallace has been nominated
for the career fire chief of the year by the Center for Public Safety
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said, in a news release.
Wallace has lived in Pinellas County for 52
years. He has been a member of the fire service
in Pinellas County since 1982 and was appoint-
ed fire chief of Largo in 2007. Wallace has Michael Wallace
served in many capacities of the fire service and
has published many articles on EMS and the history of the fire
service.
Wallace was nominated at the International Association of Fire
Chiefs Conference, which was held in Chicago Aug. 24 through
Aug. 28.
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Largo business adds 40 jobs
LARGO The National Forensic Science Technology Center is
expanding with a spin-off, the Forensic Innovation Center.
The current nonprofit facility, located at 7935 114th Ave. N., em-
ploys 55 at high-wage jobs and provides services including train-
ing, assessment, research and technology assistance to the justice,
forensic science and military communities.
The new for-profit enterprise, the Forensic Innovation Center will
add 40 new jobs paying 150 percent of the average annual wage in
the county.
"This is an exciting time for us," Kevin Lothridge, CEO of NFSTC,
said in a press release. "With this expansion, well clarify the differ-
ent activities the NFSTC will do in the grant and cooperative agree-
ment arena and the contract work the FIC will do in the for-profit
sector, raise the bar on innovation and build a 40 person work-
force over the next several years."
With the assistance of Pinellas County Economic Development,
Florida's Qualified Target Industry tax refund program will be used
to relieve some of the cost of the Forensic Innovation Center devel-
opment. In partnership with the Governor's Office of Tourism,
Trade and Economic Development, Enterprise Florida, and Pinellas
County, the QTI program allows new and expanding Florida busi-
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County commission approves millage rates, budgets


By SUZETTE PORTER

CLEARWATER During the first of two public hearings on Sept.
7, Pinellas County commissioners gave tentative approval to the
proposed fiscal year 2011 budget of $1.6 billion, which includes
$1.2 billion for operating purposes and $400 million for capital proj-
ects.
The final budget hearing is set for Tuesday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.,
at the Pinellas County Courthouse in Clearwater.
The commissioners also gave tentative approval to a variety of
village rates, which remain the same as 2010, including the follow-
ing.
Millage rates approved include:
4.8108 general fund, countywide
0.0622 health department
0.5831 emergency medical services
0.0125 Pinellas Planning Council
2.0857 MSTU (unincorporated areas)
0.4437 Public Library Cooperative
0.4378 Palm Harbor Community Services District
0.5660 Feather Sound Community Services District
The commissioners rejected a staff recommendation to raise the
EMS millage, choosing to take the budget shortfall from EMS re-
serves. They also held firm on a decision made Aug. 17 to refuse
staffs proposal to change paramedic funding for Station 19 in the
Lealman Fire District.
Commissioner John Morroni brought the subject back to the
table after officials in Pinellas Park and others expressed concern.
The plan, among several cost-cutting measures proposed by staff,


was to eliminate funding for two paramedic positions at Station 19
and add funding for one paramedic position at Station 16 in the
Pinellas Park Fire District. Station 16 is located about a mile from
Station 19.
Lealman officials and residents protested the change saying the
loss of two paramedic positions and rescue 19 would result in
longer response times to the western part of the district. A staff
presentation showed response times would remain within the coun-
ty's standard. Staff also said by moving one position to Station 16 in
Kenneth City, response for the area as a whole could improve.
Pinellas Park took over the contract for fire service to Kenneth
City after Lealman canceled.
During the regular commission meeting on Sept. 7 prior to the
budget hearing, Pinellas Park offered to hire employees that would
lose their jobs with Lealman, if the commissioners approved the
change in paramedic funding.
When asked why the city had not come forward sooner, Pinellas
Park Mayor Bill Mischler said his city's officials and fire department
personnel had felt confident that the county would approve the staff
recommendations.
All the recommendations by staff to cut costs to the county's
EMS systems were approved last year and all the proposed cuts for
2011 were approved except the change to the Lealman Fire District.
Pinellas Park City Manager Michael Gustafson and St. Pete
Beach City Manager Mike Bonfield expressed concern about a loss
of cooperation with other fire districts who have worked with the
county in the past to cut costs to the EMS system if the commis-
sioners did not approve the staff recommendations.
Commissioner Ken Welch said he was reluctant to approve the


change at Lealman due to discrepancies between data presented by
staff and local fire officials.
The commissioners also rejected a request from some residents of
Palm Harbor to increase the millage for the community services dis-
trict. Commissioner Nancy Bostock said not enough support had
come in from residents to believe all supported a tax increase.
"All I hear from people is requests to not raise taxes," she said.
The commissioners approved tentative millage rates for 12 fire
districts. The only change from the originally proposed rates was for
the Largo Fire District, which was lowered to 3.4384 after contract
negotiations with the city. The millage is still an increase of 0.9968
from 2010.
Other fire districts with increases include Clearwater, Safety Har-
bor, High Point, Tierra Verde and Gandy. The millage rates apply to
residents who live in unincorporated areas.
County administrator Bob LaSala outlined changes made to the
budget since it was first proposed on July 13. Among the changes
included elimination of a plan to charge entrance fees at Fort De
Soto and parking fees at regional parks.
A handful of people spoke in favor of park fees. The suggestion
was to start with entrance fees for Fort De Soto and then evaluate
the situation before deciding whether to add fees for other parks.
The people requesting the fees are concerned that without adequate
funding, park maintenance would not be sufficient.
A number of speakers, most members of Faith and Action for
Strength Together, aka FAST, requested that commissioners add
funding for affordable housing.
For more information, visit www.pinellascounty.org. Look for the
Budget Guide link on top right side of the page.


Around Pinellas

Grand opening planned for Old
Snack Shack
MADEIRA BEACH Though their goal was the
Fourth of July, concessionaires Mike and Rita
Janecek said they were glad to finally be able to
open their Old Snack Shack business in time for
the summer's last big holiday.
The couple received their final permits Sept. 3
and were open by 8 a.m. Sept. 4 to serve Danish
and coffee to early morning beachgoers Labor Day
weekend.
The wait has been long and sometimes tortuous.
A needed approval from the National Park Service
was months in coming, followed by more delays in
obtaining permits from the county and city. The
Janeceks were selected as the city's vendor of
choice to operate the cabin in January.
Altogether, more than two years have elapsed
since city voters overwhelmingly approved a refer-
endum requiring the city to preserve and rehabili-
tate the then-deteriorating structure. It had been
marked for demolition.
Customers looking over a lunchtime menu that
included hot dogs, Working Cow ice cream and
Hawaiian shaved ice were pleased to see the cabin
open for business.
"I'm so thrilled to have it open," said Barbara
Minnie of Madeira Beach. "I've been down here 10
years and have been waiting and waiting."
Horst Lindner of Seminole agreed.
"It's wonderful to have this place opened," he
said. 'They finally figured it out and got it done."
Eddie Lee, who organized the petition drive to
save the cabin, wore his SOSS (Save Our Snack
Shack) T-shirt as a reminder of the group's perse-
verance. The referendum effort started in early
2007.
Lee said the cabin's opening as the Old Snack
Shack is a tribute "to the hundreds of people that
participated at some level to try to save this and to
keep it after it was saved."
Concession operator Mike Janecek said the
months of hard work to get the cabin ready has
been "a labor of love."
'To be able to bring this thing back to life for the
community is a rare privilege," he said.
The Old Snack Shack's current limited menu will
be expanded over the next few weeks, and beer and
wine will be added when an alcohol license is grant-
ed, Rita Janecek said.


She said a grand opening celebration is planned
for the first weekend in October.

Clearwater OKs
purchase of property
CLEARWATER Figuratively wearing their Com-
munity Redevelopment Agency hats on Sept. 7, the
City Council members unanimously approved the
purchase of nearly an entire city block in the city's
crime-ridden East Gateway area.
'This property has presented an acquisition op-
portunity for the CRA at this time, since the proper-
ty has recently been listed for sale and reductions
in (the) asking price have made the acquisition fea-
sible for redevelopment purposes," according to a
staff memo. The property will be "land banked"
until a suitable use for it can be found.
At 96,885 square feet, or 2.2 acres, the purchase
comprises with the exception of three private resi-
dences on Grove Street the entire block bounded
by Grove Street on the north, Cleveland Street on
the south, North Betty Lane on the east and North
Lincoln Avenue on the west. It includes the Econo-
my Inn, the Jem Motel, the Viva Mexico restaurant,
two duplexes on Grove Street and a single-family
residence on the comer of Grove Street and North
Betty Lane.
'The properties have become a major, continuing
source of blight and inappropriate activity, which is
materially affecting the CRA, city and East Gateway
community's efforts to stabilize and revitalize the
East Gateway area," the staff memo said. 'The mag-
nitude of these problems far exceeds other proper-
ties in the East Gateway area."
The Economy Inn is especially well known to
Clearwater police. Between Sept. 1, 2009 and Aug.
12, 2010, they received 421 calls for service and
129 reports from that motel.
The $1,675,000 purchase will be financed with
an eight-year, $1.9 million loan from the city's Cen-
tral Insurance Fund, which currently has unre-
stricted reserves of $19 million.

Pinellas Park budget hearings
under way
PINELLAS PARK The city held its first public
hearing Sept. 9, the first of two required to approve
a budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which starts
Oct. 1.


Photo by NANCY AYERS
Mike and Rita Janecek, far left, operators of the Old Snack Shack, are joined by some of the key supporters
of saving the cabin from demolition. They are (from left) Jon Oakley, Commissioner Nancy Oakley, Eddie
Lee, and Commissioner Carol Reynolds.


City staff is recommending a property tax rate in-
crease to compensate for decreased property val-
ues, which have caused major budget problems for
local governments across the state during the re-
cent recession. Under the recommendation, the
current tax rate of 4.55 mills or $4.55 for every
$1,000 of taxable property value would increase,
or rollback, to 5.11 mills. Given the corresponding
decrease in property values, residents may or may
not see an increase in the total amount of money
they'll pay in property taxes to the city, despite the
tax rate increase. About 20 percent of the taxes city
residents will pay next year will go to the city of
Pinellas Park.
In its letter to the city council dated July 10, the
city's Citizens' Budget Advisory Committee agreed
with staff in recommending the tax rate increase to
somewhere between 5.10 and 5.15 mills, citing po-


tential decreases in property tax revenue for the
next several years.
'The adoption of the roll-back rate is necessary
for the city to have sufficient recurring revenue to
fund the city's general fund budget in the future
years," it stated.
The letter commended city staff overall for its
proactive efforts to keep expenses low, especially
given the current economic challenges. It also
praised the new air conditioning and lighting sys-
tems at City Hall installed to reduce energy costs in
the coming years, among other efforts.
With the recommended rollback, the city budget,
outlined in the last draft, hasn't changed much
from last year. The city's total budget comes to
about $153 million, which is 3.9 percent more than
the total budget for the 2009-10 year, but 1.3 per-
cent less than the year prior.


BUDGET, from page 1A

nies," Gerard said. "Personally I'm not ready to close that golf course
down tomorrow."
The Largo Cultural Center was among the city facilities on the
minds of some residents who spoke to the commission, who com-
plained that it requires massive subsidies.
Commissioner Mary Black said she has asked for cost breakdown of
all the costs of the cultural center, saying questions remain over
what's causing the city to subsidize it $6,000 a week.
She said she knows it's not the Eight O'Clock Theatre.
City Recreation, Parks and Art Director Joan Byme said the over-
head of the theater is causing the subsidies.
In general, she said, the productions and plays and rentals cover
their costs.
"I'm all in favor of supporting community theater," Black said. "But I
think it's all the other things that are going on at the cultural center
that is causing us to not be able to meet the expenses. And I think
that's what we need to look at."
Gerard said the city needs to look at the use of the building "how
often we rent the rooms out ... and how much we're charging."
Among other budget highlights, wages are frozen for all city employ-
ees, resulting in a projected savings of $915,000.
The nature center at McGough Park will be funded. Many residents
at previous meetings asked commissioners not to cut funding for the
nature center.
The final public hearing on the budget and millage rate will be
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m. The fiscal year begins Oct. 1.

TREES, from page 1A

4,000 trees. Twenty years you have 8,000 trees," he said.
City Recreation, Parks and Arts Director Joan Byrne said she
thinks the commission decision is "trees are what will make our
community walkable ... it's what's in the strategic plan and it has
some benefits."
Since 2005 the city has planted about 853 trees among Largo
streets. The plantings are coordinated each year along with the ex-
pansion of sidewalks.
Larger trees are planted because they get more respect, Brown
said, and are not as prone to vandalism.
"People will just mow over them if they are small," he said.
The city spends about $85,000 on two tree programs. The
money comes from a trust fund that is not financed through tax
dollars.
According to the urban forest master plan, trees benefit the
community by absorbing pollutants from the air, reducing runoff,
cooling homes, providing a habitat for wildlife and shielding the
public from traffic and noise.
The 2005 tree count indicates that other numerous species in
the city include southern live oak, 1,076; laurel oak, 939; crape
myrtle, 502; slash pine, 431; cabbage palm, 397; Mexican fan
palm, 352, red maple.
The city warranty protects all new plantings for the first two
years. Less than 5 percent of the trees planted within the last five
years have needed replacement, and those trees were replaced by
the contractor at no cost to the city.


Robert Swanson prepares to photograph Red Square in 1963. His camera was thrown in the Moscow River, but he later recovered it. A guide took
the picture.


FILMMAKER, from page 1A

mankind is struggling to find ways.' We cut away, and he told the
story."
Among his screen credits is his work with the Green Bay Packers,
Four Seasons, Singapore; Yugoslav Airlines, Don CeSar Beach Re-
sort, Tampa International Airport, Boy Scouts of America and the
German Government Wine Council.
Swanson also has produced films on the history of cookies and the
history of beer. Though retired, he has written books and remains
passionate about traveling, despite surviving bouts with prostate and
rectal cancer and undergoing five surgeries. He gives advice about
being a widower in a book published recently called "Lost and Found:
Positive Ways to Rebuild Your Life After Losing a Mate."
Swanson takes pride in living life to the fullest while being self-


employed.
'The last employer I had was the U.S. Air Force," he said.
He quotes Mark Twain to share his philosophy about life:
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the
things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off
the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade
winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
He's heard many people who said they could have done what he
did.
"I have had so many people say, geez, I had a camera. I could
have done that. I really should have gone to Paris I should have
gone to this. Could have, would have," Swanson said. 'They never
followed their dream. They never did what they wanted to do."
That's not Swanson's style.
He has experienced life through a huge viewfinder.


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Leader, September 16, 2010


Police beat


Swimmer struck by
personal watercraft
DUNEDIN Marine unit deputies responded to
Caladesi Island about 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 after a
swimmer was struck by a personal watercraft
operated by his friend.
According to Pinellas County Sheriffs
deputies, James C. Alexander, 17, of Palm Har-
bor was operating his 1996 Kawasaki personal
watercraft in the water at the north tip of
Caladesi Island, near Hurricane Pass. He told
deputies that he gave the watercraft some gas,
tried to steer, misjudged his angle and lost con-
trol striking his friend, 17-year-old Joshua M.
Gamble, 17, also of Palm Harbor, who was swim-
ming about 30 feet from shore.
Gamble was struck in the arm and head and
was knocked unconscious.
Alexander immediately jumped off his water-
craft, and with the assistance of another friend,
brought Gamble to shore and called 911. Marine
Unit deputies picked up Dunedin Fire Rescue
personnel at the Honeymoon Island Ferry Dock
and transported them to Caladesi Island.
Gamble was treated on scene and subsequent-
ly transported by air to Bayfront Medical Center
for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Alexander told deputies that he purchased the
personal watercraft about a month ago and had
been having some problem with the steering.
The investigation continues.


Deputies called to assist in
emergency landing
CLEARWATER Pinellas County sheriffs
deputies responded to assist Airport Operations in
an emergency landing of a twin-engine prop plane
at St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport about 3:30
p.m. Sept. 12.
According to deputies, as the pilot was taking off
from St. Pete/Clearwater Airport, he heard a noise,
which sounded like a flat tire. The pilot, who at this
point had only lifted slightly off the runway, immedi-
ately landed the aircraft. Deputies say the wheels
had apparently collapsed and the aircraft landed on
its belly.
Neither the pilot, Jeffrey Bailey, 44, of New Rich-
mond, Ohio, nor the co-pilot, John Tucker, 28, of
Erianger, Ky. were injured. No one else was aboard.
Deputies said the plane sustained only minor dam-
age.
Deputies remained on site as the plane was being
lifted and repaired, in an attempt to get the wheels
back under it.

Sheriff's office investigating
deputy-involved crash
CLEARWATER Pinellas County Sheriffs Office
Major Accident Investigation Team Investigated a
deputy involved crash at the intersection of Keene
Road and Imperial Palm Drive in Clearwater, Sept.
11, at 12:45 p.m.
According to M.A.I.T. deputies, Deputy Paul Pan-


tel was on duty and on patrol in his 2005 Chevrolet
Impala when he was sideswiped by a 1999 Suzuki
three-door driven by Bettsy Espinoza, 37, of Clear-
water. There was moderate damage to both vehicles,
and they were towed from the scene.
Pantel was injured and was transported by am-
bulance to a local hospital. He is in good condition,
and he is expected to be OK. No one else was in-
jured in the crash.
M.A.I.T. deputies' investigation indicates that Es-
pinoza violated Pantel's right of way while changing
lanes based on the evidence and her own admis-
sion.
The investigation continues.

Arrests made in
water filtration sales scam
CLEARWATER- Pinellas County sheriffs detec-
tives assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit arrested
a suspect on Sept. 10 in connection with a water fil-
tration sales scam.
According to a report from the Sheriffs Office, the
investigation began in mid-August after the daugh-
ter of one of the victims reported the alleged crime.
According to detectives, between the dates of July
9 and Aug. 25, Jonathan Lee Yacketta, 30, a tran-
sient, allegedly conducted door-to-door sales of
water filtration systems targeting the elderly.
Detectives said Yacketta used high pressure sales
tactics and deceptive practices to convince the vic-
tims to either purchase his product or pay him to


service and maintain their current system.
Through the course of the investigation, detec-
tives were able to determine that Yacketta, in a de-
ceitful manner, convinced a 98-year-old Clearwater
man to purchase his product. Yacketta told the vic-
tim that there was a problem with the quality of his
tap water. In a period of four visits to the victim's
home, the victim paid the suspect $1,970 for a re-
verse osmosis system with a lifetime warranty, fil-
ters, an ultra-violet light and other undetermined
products and service. In addition, the products were
not properly installed by the suspect, causing a leak
in the victim's plumbing.
A second case involved an Oldsmar couple. The
suspect initially attempted to sell them $1,500
worth of equipment. When they declined, the sus-
pect succeeded in getting them to pay him $150 to
run a test and provide maintenance for their exist-
ing system.
Yacketta was arrested at about 8:45 p.m. Sept.
10 at a private residence located in Clearwater. He
was arrested for two counts of felony exploitation of
the elderly and various other misdemeanor charges,
including home solicitation without a permit, home
solicitation written agreement required and violation
of water treatment device requirement.
News Channel 8 reporter Mark Douglas assisted
detectives in this investigation.
Detectives believe there may be other victims and
are asking anyone with information to contact De-
tective Steve Bingham of the Economic Crimes Unit
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Leader, September 16, 2010


Commission awards bid for Fort De Soto rehabilitation


By SUZETTE PORTER

CLEARWATER The historical fort at Fort De Soto Park will be
getting some repairs soon.
Pinellas County Commissioners awarded on Sept. 7 a $1.1 mil-
lion bid to Caladesi Construction Co. in Largo to repair the struc-
ture.
According to a staff report, roofs are leaking because the internal
drainage structure has failed. Work includes concrete work and
construction of a roof drainage system. The work will be done con-
sistent with the historical designation of the structure and is expect-
ed to take 120 days.
Caladesi was the low bidder on the project at just over $1.1 mil-
lion. The engineering estimate was nearly $1.3 million. Other bid-
ders were David Nelson Construction at almost $1.4 million and
Tampa Contracting Services at just over $1.4 million.


The project will be paid for from Penny for Pinellas funding,
$246,000 from the Save America's Treasures federal grant program
and a $500,000 grant from the state Department of Environmental
Protection.
History of Fort De Soto
On April 4, 1900, the U.S. Military named its Mullet Key fort Fort
De Soto after explorer Hemando De Soto, who is believed to have
come ashore somewhere between St. Pete Beach and Clearwater in
1528.
The fort was abandoned on May 25, 1923.
Pinellas County purchased the 271-acre site on Mullet Key for
$12,500 on Sept. 29, 1938, according to information found at
www.pinellascounty.org. By that time, only 26 of the original buildings
were left standing after hurricanes passed through in October 1921,
September 1926 and September 1935.


In 1940, the War Department decided to turn the area into a bomb-
ing range and the land was returned to military status. On Aug. 11,
1948, at the end of World War II, Mulley Key was sold back to Pinellas
County for $26,495. The purchase included the original 271 acres
plus an additional 613 acres. Fort De Soto Park was officially dedicat-
ed on May 11, 1963.
Many of the original buildings are still standing, including an ordi-
nance storehouse, stable, wagon shed, oil house, water tank, pump
house, searchlight shelter, quartermaster storehouse, bakery, civilian
quarters, fire apparatus house, post exchange, mess hall and kitchen,
barracks, observation tower and more.
Fort De Soto Park is at 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. in Tierra Verde.
The park is made up of five islands or keys: Madelaine Key, St. Jean
Key, St. Christopher Key, Bonnie Fortune Key and the main island of
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County establishes volunteer green building program


By SUZETTE PORTER

CLEARWATER Pinellas
County is offering incentives to
people who voluntarily follow ap-
proved green-building practices.
The county plans to promote
and support green certified
buildings that contribute to a
sustainable and natural environ-
ment, according to a staff report.
County commissioners adopt-
ed a resolution on Sept. 7 estab-
lishing the new voluntary green
building program, which is a
collaborative effort between
county Extension and Building
& Development Review Services.
The program defines a volun-
tary certification-based program
and provides incentives for
building green. Incentives in-
clude expedited reviews for
green building projects and
recognition on county mapping
systems.
Commission Chair Karen Seel


asked how people would get the
incentives since certification is
not done until after a building is
constructed.
"Leap of faith," said Assistant
County Administrator Mark
Woodard.
People applying for a building
permit as part of the program
must include an appropriate
checklist from one of the recog-
nized green-building organiza-
tions. Green building standards
will include those developed by
the Florida Green Building
Coalition, the U.S. Green Build-
ing Council and the National As-
sociation of Home Builders.
People taking part in the coun-
ty's program will be certified by
a third party representative.
According to the resolution,
applicants that fail to keep com-
mitments made when submit-
ting their permit application for
the program may be deemed in-
eligible for any future expedited


reviews.
Extension's part in the pro-
gram will include posting re-
sources and information about
green building certifying entities
on its website. Extension also
will develop appropriate and
necessary application proce-
dures and supporting program
materials, implement a county
database that monitors and
tracks the green features and
ratings of homes and buildings
developed countywide. A system
will be developed to monitor the
impact of green building within
the county.
The program will include sev-
eral sub-programs, including
ones for new residential and
subdivision construction; resi-
dential retrofitting and remodel-
ing; new commercial and
nonresidential construction; and
commercial and nonresidential
retrofitting and remodeling.
Woodard said the program


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staff.
'The only way we know to do
that is to have the buildings cer-
tified," he said.
Staff will review the program
each year to determine any need
for changes to increase its effec-
tiveness.
Commissioner Neil Brickfield
expressed concern that the or-
ganizations providing green-
building certifications were
expensive and thus not avail-


able to most people.
"Who are these organizations
and how did they empower
themselves and decide what is
and what is not green building.
They also charge big fees for a
nonprofit," he said.
Commissioner Nancy Bostock
said she would like to find a
way to extend the program be-
yond what would be available
using only certifying organiza-
tions.
"In later years, I'd like to see
us become more flexible," she
said.


Pinellas County achieved sil-
ver level certification as a Green
Local Government from the
Florida Green Building Coali-
tion. It has adopted the theme
of "planning today for a sustain-
able tomorrow."
County Administrator Bob
LaSala issued a directive that
establishes guidelines for con-
serving energy and water in
county buildings. The purpose
of the new green building pro-
gram is to extend county gov-
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Leader, September 16, 2010


Briefs


Transportation Task Force
schedules September meeting
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the
Pinellas County Transportation Task Force will be
Monday, Sept. 20, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the
Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council.
The Transportation Task Force is focusing on
ways to capitalize on transportation investments
and opportunities. New and redeveloped transit-
friendly corridors will strengthen the local econo-
my, create jobs and improve mobility, making
Pinellas County a more livable community. To
that end, members are working with representa-
tives from area planning and transit agencies to
formulate practical and fiscally sound transporta-
tion recommendations.
The Transportation Task Force, chaired by
Pinellas County Commission Chair Karen Seel,
meets third Mondays through December, from
1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Tampa Bay Regional
Planning Council, 4000 Gateway Centre Blvd.,
Pinellas Park. For more information, visit
www.pinellascounty. org/ttf.

Housing Finance Authority
announces new low interest rate
The Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas
County is making it a little easier with its First-
Time Home Buyer Program for individuals who
have never owned a home, have not owned a
home in the last three years, or are veterans.


The interest rate for the Home Key 1st Mortgage
has been reduced to 4.75 percent for qualified
borrowers. In addition, if you need a little help
with down payment, up to $8,000 is available
with the Home Key 2nd Mortgage at 0 percent in-
terest with payments deferred until you sell,
transfer, or refinance the property.
This limited time offer is available through Oct.
30. For more information and to get your Key to
Homeownership, call 464-8210.

Finance Authority staff
receives credentials
The staff from the Housing Finance Authority of
Pinellas County has been awarded certified public
funds investment manager credentials by the
Public Treasurers of the United States and Cana-
da.
Anthony M. Jones, director; Donald Mello, fis-
cal division manager; and Richard J. Perkins, ac-
counting and contracts manager, received the
credentials after passing an exam focusing on in-
vestment management; banks, brokers and advis-
ers; governance and investment policy; safety;
liquidity and yield; cash flow; and strategy.
The program is a nationally recognized accredi-
tation designed to recognize individuals demon-
strating to their community and employer that
they are a qualified investment manager.
According to Rodney S. Fischer, chairman of
the Housing Finance Authority, "these staff mem-
bers continue to demonstrate their dedication to


the HFA's mission and to enhance their skills,
knowledge and expertise to serve with the highest
level of professionalism."
One hundred, seventy-five members of the as-
sociation hold the CPFIM designation across the
United States and Canada.

Applications available for social
action funding
The Pinellas County Health and Human Ser-
vices Department announced that $360,000 is
available in Social Action Funding grant money
and $200,000 in Homeless Initiative funds for fis-
cal year 2011.
The department is now accepting grant applica-
tions from local community social service organi-
zations.
Priority for Social Action Funding funds will be
given to food and nutritional services programs,
such as food pantries and soup kitchens; health
services programs with a preference to basic den-
tal, vision and hearing services, health programs
aligned with the Pinellas County Health Plan or
sole source health programs serving special popu-
lations and legal assistance programs providing
homeless prevention services
Funding for the Homeless Initiative Program is
limited to emergency shelter services.
Grant applications are available online at
www. pinellascounty. org/humanservices/social-
action-fund.htm. Completed applications must be
returned in person to the Pinellas County Health


and Human Services office at 2189 Cleveland St.,
Suite 266 in Clearwater by noon on Sept. 24.
For more details, call Jean Vleming at 464-
8416 or e-mail jvleming@pinellascounty.org.

Vendors sought for Holiday
Lights in the Gardens
LARGO Preparations for the Holiday Lights in
the Gardens 2010 are under way. The Florida
Botanical Gardens Foundation is again hosting
this year's festivities.
The Holiday Lights in the Gardens opens Nov.
26, and continues daily from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
through Sunday, Jan. 2. In addition to the more
than 425,000 twinkling lights and specially
scheduled events, this year's festivities mark the
beginning of the yearlong celebration of the 10th
anniversary of the Florida Botanical Gardens.
Family-themed entertainers and food vendors
are part of the holiday experience. Those who are
interested in participating during the season can
call 582-2247.
Each year, thousands of visitors celebrate the
season during this Holiday Lights in the Gardens
display. Visitors stroll and watch as the Gardens
transform into a holiday wonderland with more
than 425,000 twinkling lights. This special event
is free to children 11 and younger with a donation
of $2 per adult suggested.
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Ulmerton Road in Largo. For more information,
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Light east winds spark awesome bite off the beach


The transition to fall fishing
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It may still be hot, but judg-
ing by the recent outings on
the water, change is definitely
in the air.
A long stretch of light east
winds have sparked an awe-
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Revolutionary War records available on websites


Military records are a source
of much information that is of
value to genealogists. That infor-
mation can range from the stan-
dard birth, marriage, death
date-and-place stuff to informa-
tion about war wounds, battles
fought, family history, and eco-
nomic conditions. It is no won-
der that sooner or later we would
want to search for these records.
Military records are a broad
field, so I am going to focus on
one group of these records in
particular Revolutionary War
Records. Military records can be
divided into two broad cate-
gories: those created while the
person was in the service and
those created after the period of
service. Ironically, the records
created after the person left the
military often contain the most
genealogical information.
Some of the records you will
find that were created while the
person was on duty are muster
rolls, payrolls, casualty lists, unit
returns (think of these as unit
status reports), service records,


and various other lists. In these
types of records you will find in-
formation about where the per-
son was when the list was made,
possibly what he was doing (sick,
on detached duty), how much
money he was paid or was owed,
and the date the record was
made. Enlistment information is
also occasionally found stuck
into some of the records.
One of those listed records in
particular is rather interesting:
the compiled service records.
Each soldier has a record jacket
that was prepared after the war
containing cards with extrac-
tions of information from reports
that apply to that person. A
muster roll, for example, con-
tains the names of all of the sol-
diers present in a unit on a
particular day. The information
for each of those soldiers was
recorded on an individual card
and placed into his record jack-
et. Presumably this was done for
all types of records that con-
tained information on multiple
individuals. The result was what


Genealogy Exposed
Peter Summers


is called the soldier's compiled
service record. The original
records that applied to one indi-
vidual alone were put into the
file, or were often transcribed in
total and included (this could in-
clude enlistment records, for ex-
ample).
The records that were created
after the person left the service
generally have to do with the ap-
plication for, or the payment of,
benefits. These records could
apply to the soldier or his benefi-
ciaries, usually his widow. It is
in these records that you will
find a treasure trove of genealog-
ical information. Just think of a
pension application, for example.
The soldier would have to pro-
vide evidence of his service, his
economic condition, family infor-
mation, and his physical condi-


tion ... all of this to prove that he
was authorized by his service to
apply for, and that he met the
requirements to deserve, a bene-
fit. If the applicant was his
widow, she would have to pro-
vide the same information as
well as prove that she was mar-
ried to the service member (often
you will find actual marriage cer-
tificates in the application file; if
not the original, then certainly
affidavits by ministers or others
that attest to the marriage).
Pension applications can be
voluminous. Where a complied
service file might be five or six
cards, pension applications can
be from 20 to 120 pages long.
One of the reasons for this is
that over time, the law specifying
the requirements to receive a
pension changed. Veterans
would file multiple times as they
thought they would finally quali-
fy under the latest criteria. All of
their applications, unsuccessful
as well as successful, will be in
the file.
If the veteran's widow applied


for a pension, or the continua-
tion of one that had been grant-
ed to her deceased husband,
that paperwork will be in the
same file as the veteran's appli-
cation. And if the veteran was
awarded any bounty lands, an-
other form of benefit, that paper-
work is included in the same
pension file. This is good news
for us researchers, because it
keeps us from having to search
several different places for any
pension related information.
There are several ways to get
Revolutionary War military
records. The fool-proof way is to
pay to get them from the Nation-
al Archives. Their website www.
archives.gov gives you the infor-
mation on how to order the
records you want using a form
and the postal service, or how to
order online. The cost will range
from $25 to $75 depending on
what records you want. Heritage
Quest, www.heritagequeston
line.com, has condensed Revolu-
tionary War pension files online
that you can download. You can


usually access that website for
free through your library portal.
Footnote, www.footnote.com,
has full pension files as well as
payrolls, muster rolls, unit re-
turns, and compiled service
records. Ancestry, www.ances
try.com, also has various index-
es to record sets, as well as on-
line images of the records
themselves. Footnote and Ances-
try are fee sites, but they more
than pay for themselves if you
have to order several sets of files
from the National Archives.
If you want to learn more
about military records, Revolu-
tionary War and beyond, check
out the class calendar on the
Pinellas Genealogy Society web-
site www.rootsweb.ancestry.com.
The classes are at the Largo
Public Library and are free and
open to the public.
Peter Summers is an amateur
genealogist who has been work-
ing on his family history since
1972. He is currently the presi-
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Friends of the library
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LARGO The Friends of the
Largo Library will host its fall
book sale Saturday, Sept. 25, 9
a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Jenkins
Room B of the library.
All books are 50 cents each.
Buy two and get one free. Pro-
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Central Park Drive.
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Lake Seminole Square
to host health fair
SEMINOLE The annual
health fair will take place Thurs-
day, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to noon, at
Lake Seminole Square, 8333
Seminole Blvd.
Lake Seminole Square's 20th
annual health fair will feature
local doctors and dentists. The
free event also will include free
bone density tests, blood pres-
sure checks, balance screenings,


oxygen testing, free massages,
door prizes and refreshments.
Many vendors will be on hand
to help educate the public at this
interactive fair designed for out-
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ventive medicine and screenings
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Members of the medical com-
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Senior social group
invites new members
PINELLAS PARK Seniors
looking for a way to meet new
friends are invited to join Seniors
Solos 60+, a group for outings,
dances, singing, speakers and liv-
ing life after 60. The group meets
second Mondays 1:30 p.m., in
the Pinellas Park Recreation Cen-
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and a dish to share. No member-
ship fees or obligations. Call 546-
2474.

Candidate to speak at
club dinner
PINELLAS PARK State Sen.
Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach, a
candidate for state attorney gen-
eral, will be the featured speaker


at the Greater Pinellas Democrat-
ic Club, Thursday, Sept. 16, 6
p.m., at Banquet Masters, 8100
Park Blvd.
Gelber, a longtime federal pros-
ecutor before being elected to the
Florida State House in 2002,
subsequently becoming its leader
from 2006 to 2008, is a practic-
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For reservations call 360-3971.

Boy Scout Troop seeks
new members
LARGO Boy Scout Troop 465,
sponsored by St. Patrick's
Catholic Church, 1507 Trotter
Road SW., is reorganizing for the
year and meets each Tuesday
night in the church school cafete-
ria from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
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EDITORIAL


Wise decision



on park fees

County commissioners wisely rejected a staff plan to charge park
fees and will fund a $900,000 budget shortfall from a reserve fund.
Commissioner Calvin Harris said that the county is not in such dire
straits that the county has to raise the fees. Agreed.
Granted, county commissioners face tough choices in trying to bal-
ance their budget. A decrease in property taxes spurred by tax-cut
measures and the economic downturn has forced local governments in
Florida to eliminate positions, free salaries and cut services.
If county commissioners find themselves needing to continue to
siphon money from reserves next year to fund government operations,
then they should consider levying fees or reducing hours at the parks
or take other steps, but that should be the last resort.
Certainly, users' fees are an appropriate source of revenue. But at a
time when many residents are struggling to make ends meet, they
should be able to take comfort in knowing that the can enjoy the coun-
ty's outstanding parks at minimal cost for as long as reasonably possi-
ble.

Clearwater officials are taking pride in their new downtown marina-
as well they should.
The marina, which includes 126 boats slips, 1,700 feet of overnight
space for visitors and 700 feet of space for daytime visits and special
events, has been a work in progress.
City voters rejected a marina proposal in a 2003 referendum. But
city officials keep working on the project, and voters approved it in a
2006 referendum.
Along the way, city officials had to obtain approvals at many levels.
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Perseverance paid off.



Business as usual


I couldn't turn away from
MSNBC's replay Saturday of
Sept. 11, 2001, just as it hap-
pened in real time shortly before
9 a.m. on that horrible morning
nine years ago. I tearfully took in
the first hour of the rebroadcast,
remembering, while preparing to
go about business as usual on a
Saturday morning.
We will never forget how a typi-
cal day suddenly turned extraor-
dinarily horrifying on Sept. 11.
Watching it again, it seemed like
yesterday. For our country, busi-
ness as usual stopped in an in-
stant, as so many lives were lost
and others were forever changed
when the face of evil went about
its business as usual terrorizing
Americans and spreading fear
and hatred through violence.
The weeks leading up to Sept.
11, 2010 were troubling. First
there was the heated debate,
which still continues, over
whether the Islamic community
center and mosque, intended to
be a place of peace, worship and
education, should be built so
close to Ground Zero. Then a
pastor of questionable judgment,
to say the least, decided it would
be a really good idea to bum the
Quran on Sept. 11.
Pastor Terry Jones and his le-
gion of a few dozen or so followers
quickly caught the attention of
national media, as all too fre-
quently happens in this age of
24/7 news channels, the Inter-
net, and social networking. While
I am admittedly a news junkie,
when a local story like that
sprouts wings and takes off
worldwide, I am annoyed and
worried.
What comes to mind regarding
the mosque and the pastor is the
difference between having the
right and what is right. I am am-
bivalent on the Islamic center.
While the mosque planners have
every right to lawfully build what-
ever they please, wherever they
please, picking a site near
Ground Zero can be seen as in-
sensitive and inappropriate. It re-
opens wounds that run deep for
so many people, particularly
those personally affected by
9/11. Yet, the community center
just might succeed in educating
and building bridges toward
greater religious tolerance.
I abhor the growing hatred to-
ward all Muslims, which is based
on ignorance and fear. Still, my
gut tells me that in the spirit of

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Heart of
the Matter


compassion and compromise, it
would be best to find another lo-
cation for the Islamic center. On
the other hand, how far from
Ground Zero is far enough? For
some, nowhere on the face of this
Earth would suffice.
As for Jones and his Dove
World Outreach flock of a few,
sure they have the right to bum
the Quran, but I cannot fathom
how a man of God could ever
consider desecrating another
faith's holy scripture. Fortunate-
ly, the whacko pastor called the
whole thing off in the 11th hour.
Unfortunately, some damage had
already been done, as Islamic ex-
tremists and others seized the
opportunity to react with outrage,
burning American flags and effi-
gies of the Gainesville goofball
himself.
It is understandable that peo-
ple with limited access to the
truth could be easily convinced
by those who hate us that this
nobody pastor represented Amer-
icans as a whole. Kind of like
thinking all Muslims are terror-
ists. It is insanity to give hate-
mongers such an easy
opportunity.
I am outraged at the thought of
the American flag or the Holy
Bible in flames. I am equally out-
raged when so-called Christians
stoop to similar despicable, disre-
spectful depths. I've always be-
lieved that Americans are better
than that. I still believe it, though
my faith has been shaken by the
hateful anti-Obama displays seen
at tea party gatherings and such.
Agree with him or not, like him
or not, Barack Obama is the
president of the United States
and all Americans should treat
him with respect this from a kid
raised in D.C. amid all the politi-
cal turbulence of the '60s. I guess
you are never too old to finally
grow up.
I hung my American flag first
thing in the morning on Sept. 11,
said a prayer for peace and un-
derstanding, and went about
business as usual, ever mindful
of those who were struggling to
do the same on that anniversary
date.


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Compared with Bob Driver's drivel on "What kind of president do we
want," Jona Goldberg's "Is Islamophobia to blame? Not really," is a ver-
itable goldmine with its concluding gem: 'When, pray tell, will Time
magazine devote an issue to its and this administration's intolerance of
the American people?"
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Do you know who Justin Bieber is? Lady
Gaga? The prime minister of Israel? The top-
rated college football team? The name of the
most recently appointed U.S. Supreme Court
Justice? The interest rate on your home's
mortgage?
At my most recent count, there are 37,118
topics that the average American might be ex-
pected to know about if he/she were to be
considered well-informed. Sixty years ago you An obvious
would have had to be aware of only 820 top- ties any and
ics. The succeeding years have brought televi- the TV screen
sion, hi-fi, wi-fi, digital this and that, a newspaper
computers, moon landings, HD, AIDS, tex- about a celeb
ting, sexting, twittering and instant replay. away and fi
With each of these developments has come something wo
the implied warning, "Pay attention to this or The "Midea
else! If you don't, you'll fall behind and be- known as Jev
come a nobody." to be ignored
I'm exaggerating, of course, but not by important sto
much. Every day we are subjected to thou- people, but it
sands of incoming messages/impulses/ hension, let
awarenesses. How do we respond to them? dred years fl
One way is to go insane from the overload. A blown up into
second method is to cocoon to slam the still be at eac
door, turn off all the gadgets, pull the shades you and I spe
and hang a "Do not tell me about anything!" Ninety per
sign on your doorknob. eliminated fr
A third way, the one I use, is to practice a pen and pa
willful ignorance about most of what is hap- care about. T
opening in the world. I do this because I have on past any i
to. Otherwise I'd have no time to devote to teams.
what really matters stuff like grandchildren, Anytime yc
reading, writing, good music, major political ing, "Is som
and economic news, Seinfeld re-runs and the again," you're
latest episode of "Sons of Anarchy." one of the ma
Willful ignorance comes easy once you ever. Gay ma
begin to practice it. A first step is to decide and offshore
which topics you will dismiss from your con- come to my
sciousness. sending up tl


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willful ignorance
why not let them slide past our conscious-
ness? If anything really important happens,
Driver's S we'll hear about it.
Driver's Seat Most news already is compartmentalized -
Bob Driver international, national, business, sports, en-
tertainment, and so on. That's helpful in al-
lowing us to skip those areas that don't
concern us. But it would be even better if
that segregating practice could be refined, es-
category is news about celebri- pecially with local TV news. One way would
all celebrities. If one appears on be to set aside a specific half-hour a day (say,


n, we should switch channels. If
or magazine publishes a piece
rity, we should turn our eyeballs
nd a story about someone or
worthwhile.
ast Peace Process" otherwise
vs versus Palestinians deserves
1 by the average citizen. It's an
ry about two groups of deserving
:'s too complex for easy compre-
alone eventual solution. A hun-
rom now, if the conflict hasn't
World War III, the two sides will
h other's throats. So why should
nd time on it now?
cent of sports news should be
om our attention. Sit down with
per. Make a list of the teams you
then program your brain to zip
news that does not involve those

ou react to a news story by say-
eone beating that dead horse
e obviously reading or watching
ny topics that seem to go on for-
rriage, pro-life versus pro-choice
drilling are three subjects that
mind. They are always with us,
he same tired pros and cons. So


between midnight and 12:30 a.m.) to report
on shootings, domestic violence, holdups,
minor fires and traffic accidents. The program
could be given a catchy name such as the
Misery File. It would be aimed at those people
who delight in watching the seamy side of life.
And it would end much of the clutter that
dominates daytime local TV news program-
ming.
I won't go so far as to say we should ignore
all advertising and commercials. They have a
role to play in our world. But as we expose
ourselves to the sales pitches of business, in-
dustry, medicine, education, religion and poli-
tics, we should keep in mind that much of
what's told to us is self-serving falsehoods. It
is blather, unworthy of our attention and be-
lief.
Reading the above suggestions, you might
conclude that I'm advocating the idea that ig-
norance is bliss. I'm not. The state of mind I'm
encouraging is that of paying low-level atten-
tion to all the irrelevant baloney that's coming
down the pike. I think we should practice
skepticism and an intelligent indifference to
most of what we see and hear each day. And
that should include this column, sometimes.
Send Bob Driver an e-mail at tralee71 @oom
castnet.


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12A Military


Leader, September 16, 2010


Largo resident's son serves as Army medical instructor


By AIR FORCE STAFF SGT. JESSICA SWTIZER

LARGO The son of a Largo man is training oth-
ers to provide medical care to fellow service mem-
bers and their families.
Army Maj. John F. Detro, son of Jack Detro of
Largo, is an instructor for the Interservice Physi-
cian Assistant Program at the Army Medical De-
partment in Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio,
Texas.
"I became a physician assistant because, in the
Army, they are the first medical officer to care for
the troops," s aid Detro, a 1981 graduate of Erie
Mason High School, Erie, Mich. He went on to earn
a bachelor's degree from Siena Heights University,
Adrian, Mich., in 1985.
The program has been training about 95 percent
of the physician assistants in the Army, Air Force,
Coast Guard and Navy since 1996. Prior to 1996,
each service trained physician assistants separate-
ly. The rest enter the military with previous train-
ing and qualifications.
"I enjoy being an instructor for IPAP," said Detro.
"However, with it there is great responsibility. My
daughter is a soldier, so I expect every graduate to
be competent to take care of her in garrison and in
combat. It's why I'm so tough on my students;
every soldier out there is someone's child."


The IPAP is a commissioning program, and
many of the students are enlisted members. By the
time they graduate from the program they will be
commissioned as first lieutenants. The students
spend 12 months at Fort Sam Houston for in class
training and labs where they learn the hands-on
skills they will need in the field, by practicing on
each other.
"The program is a difficult one," said Detro. "Not
everyone can make it. There's a lot of stuff to cram
into a year of classroom education and then they
go out and put into practice on real patients."
Once they have completed the classroom learn-
ing, Detro's students then go to military hospitals
around the world for 12 months of clinical training.
They will rotate through several specialties to get
more hands-on experience with real patients before
they graduate from the program with a master's
degree in Health Science from the University of Ne-
braska Medical Center.
Physician assistants are the most deployed med-
ical officer in the Army. And while nearly three
quarters of the students already have a medical
background and more than half of them have al-
ready deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Free-
dom and Enduring Freedom, they can expect to
spend a lot of their future careers, in the field,
helping other service members.


Photo by BENJAMIN FASKE
Army Maj. John F. Detro is an instructor for the Interservice Physician Assistant Program at the Army
Medical Department in Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas.


Briefs


David Krall
ST. PETERSBURG Army Col. David Krall re-
cently graduated from the U.S. Army War College at
Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a mas-
ter's degree in strategic studies.
Krall is the son of Roger Krall of Blairsville, Ga.,
and brother of Robert Krall of St. Petersburg. The
colonel graduated in 1984 from Lakewood High
School. Krall is a aviation officer with 22 years of
military service.
The college is the Army's senior educational insti-
tution. The 10-month curriculum of the Army's sen-
ior officer school is designed to prepare and train
officers of all the U.S. military branches of service,
foreign military officers, as well as senior civilian of-
ficials of federal agencies, to serve in top-level com-
mand and staff positions with the U.S. Armed
Forces worldwide.

Jessica Waldo
ST. PETERSBURG Jessica Waldo was one 325
graduates who recently earned a diploma or was
awarded academic honors from various U.S. col-
leges and universities at the 12th annual com-
mencement ceremony conducted at the Community
Education Center, Fort Richardson, Alaska.
Waldo is the daughter of Robert and Michelle
Rast of Campus Circle, Anchorage, Alaska. Her hus-
band, Air Force Staff Sgt. Aaron Waldo, is the son of
Ray and Mary Waldo of St. Petersburg.
The graduating class was comprised of active-
duty servicemembers, family members and civilian
employee students from various Army and Air Force
installations based in Alaska. Graduates received
associate, bachelor's or master's degrees in various
areas of academic disciplines. Families, friends and


co-workers of the graduates were in attendance as
they accepted a diploma or academic certificate
award.

Brien Mitchell Jr.
SEMINOLE Navy Seaman Apprentice Brien
Mitchell Jr. recently completed U.S. Navy basic
training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes,
Ill.
Mitchell is the son of Maria Buote-Mitchell, and
Brien Mitchell, both of Seminole.

Jayson Whitaker
TARPON SPRINGS Air Force Airman Jayson
Whitaker recently graduated from basic military
training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio,
Texas.
Whitaker is the son of Jack and Nilda Whitaker of
High Point Court, Tarpon Springs. He is a 2009
graduate of Tarpon Springs High School.

James Vandoren
ST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman James
Vandoren recently graduated from basic military
training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio,
Texas.
Vandoren is the son of Renee Stefansic of St. Pe-
tersburg and a 2000 graduate of St. Petersburg
High School.

Denis Brogan
PALM HARBOR Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class
Denis Brogan recently arrived for duty in Denver,
Colo.
Brogan, a station commander with 22 years of


military service, is assigned to the Denver Army Re-
cruiting Battalion. He is the son of Edward and
Joyce Brogan of Palm Harbor. The sergeant is a
1988 graduate of Tarpon Springs High School.

Kenneth Scherer
DUNEDIN Air Force Airman Kenneth Scherer
recently graduated from basic military training at
Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Scherer is the son of Kenneth Scherer of
Dunedin. He graduated in 2003 from Dunedin High
School, and received an associate degree in 2009
from Full Sail University, Winter Park.

Andrew Poirier
GULFPORT Air Force Airman Andrew Poirier re-
cently graduated from basic military training at
Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Poirier is a 2007 graduate of Boca Ciega High
School.

Jerrod Brown
MADEIRA BEACH Navy Seaman Recruit Jerrod
Brown recently completed U.S. Navy basic training
at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Brown is the son of Tabitha L. and Jeffrey D.
Brown of Madeira Beach. He is a 2003 graduate of
Coppell High School of Coppell, Texas.

Crystal Sauls
OLDSMAR Army Pvt. Crystal Sauls recently
graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill,
Lawton, Okla.
Sauls is the granddaughter of Jeroma S. Ander-
son of Oldsmar. The private is a 2008 graduate of


Osceola High School, Seminole.

Jessica Haynes
ST. PETERSBURG Army Reserve Spec. Jessica
Haynes recently graduated from basic combat train-
ing at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Haynes is the daughter of Brenda Dupra of St.
Petersburg, and Paul Haynes of Uxbridge, Mass.
Haynes graduated in 2000 from Brandon Senior
High School and received a bachelor's degree in
2006 from The University of South Florida, Tampa.

Gerald Quesada
SEMINOLE Navy Seaman Recruit Gerald Que-
sada recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at
Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Quesada is the brother of Andres A. Quesada of
Seminole. He is a 2005 graduate of Indian Rocks
Christian School of Largo.

David McClintock
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Clintock, along with 1,000 fellow sailors and
Marines on USS New Orleans (LPD-18), home port-
ed in San Diego, Calif., recently embarked on a
scheduled three-month deployment in support of
Southern Partnership Station.
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School. He joined the Navy in October 2009.
SPS is a deployment of various specialty plat-
forms to the U.S. Southern Command area of re-
sponsibility in Latin America. The mission's
primary goal is information sharing with various
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Leader, September 16, 2010

Church news


First Presbyterian Church
DUNEDIN There will be an organ and piano music rummage
sale Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at First Presbyterian
Church, 455 Scotland St.
Sponsored by the Clearwater Chapter of the American Guild of
Organists, the event will provide area musicians an opportunity to
browse through mounds of boxes of organ and piano music. At-
tendees may choose as much music as they like and donate what-
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LARGO A 25th anniversary open house will take place Thurs-
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Bay Drive.
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PINELLAS PARK The third annual Blessing of the Animals will
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Looking ahead


Clearwater
S"Lovers and Other Strangers," by Renee Taylor and Joseph
Bologna, through Oct. 31, at Early Bird Dinner Theatre, presented
at the Italian-American Club, 200 S. McMullen Booth Road. Seat-
ing for performances Thursday through Sunday is 4 p.m. Seating
for matinees Thursday and Saturday is 11 a.m. Admission is
$29.90 a person. Call 446-5898 or visit www.earlybirddinnerthe
atre.com.
Noel Coward and Cole Porter music, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2
and 8 p.m., at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St. Tickets
are $15. Call 446-1360 or visit franciswilsonplayhouse.org.
Lady Antebellum and special guest David Nail, Tuesday,
Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth
Road. Reserved tickets range from $52.75 to $78 and are available
at the ticket office, by calling 791-7400 or online at www.rutheck
erdhall.com or www.ticketmaster.com. The Grammy Award win-
ning trio's double Platinum album "Need You Now" debuted at No.
1 on "Billboard" magazine's Top 200 chart and has already
spawned the multi-week No. 1 smash hit songs "Need You Now"
and "American Honey." Following on the heels of three consecutive
No. 1 songs in just eight months for a total of eight weeks at the
summit, Lady Antebellum's new single "Our Kind Of Love" is al-
ready racing up the charts.
Neil Young, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd
Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $75 to $250
and are available at the box office, by calling 791-7400 or online at
www.rutheckerdhall.com. From the beginning of his solo career in
the late '60s, Young has been a tour-de-force, continually writing,
recording and performing. The Canadian singer, songwriter, film
maker and activist has had a career that has spanned 50 years.
His 33 studio albums have seen him explore a wide variety of mu-
sical styles.
Clearwater Film Festival, Sept. 29 through Oct. 3, at select
venues and locations in Pinellas. The festival is a platform built to
showcase seasoned filmmakers and emerging artists who demon-
strate the synergy of the actor, writer and director. Films will be
screened at the Clearwater Cinema Cafe, 24095 U.S. 19 N., Clear-
water; Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater; and the
Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. The festival
also will include an opening night gala, a Friday night bash, an
awards luncheon and a Sunday picnic as well as educational and
informative panels. There are four film badge levels from which to
choose, including the Producer Pass, available for a limited time
for $350. The Producer Pass includes access to all events and
screenings and a festival shuttle pass. Other passes range from
$35 to $125. For information, call 599-5137 or visit www.theclear
waterfilmfestival.com.
Crosby, Stills and Nash; Wednesday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m., at
Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from
$62.50 to $129.50 and are available at the box office, by calling
791-7400 or online at www.rutheckerdhall.com or www.livena
tion.com. Four decades after their first concert together in front of
the multitudes at Woodstock, Crosby, Stills and Nash take to the
road again for three months of dates in the United States. CSN's
music became a cornerstone of rock and roll with their self-titled
1969 debut LP, now one of Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums
of All Time." "Deja Vu," another "500 Greatest," followed the first
album from the group's four-man line-up with Neil Young. Ever
since, through changing times and various configurations, Crosby,
Stills and Nash have continued to tour and record as "three to-
gether." In June of last year, CSN released "Demos" on Rhino
Records. Featuring 12 previously unreleased tracks recorded be-
tween 1968 and 1971, "Demos" spotlights destined-to-be-classic
songs later heard on CSN's group and solo titles. The disc opens
with the trio harmonizing on "Marrakesh Express," recorded four
months before the song came out on the group's self-titled 1969
debut LP. Other rarities include seminal takes on "Almost Cut My
Hair," "Chicago," "Love The One You're With," "Sleep Song" and
"Long Time Gone."
Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sunday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m., at Ruth
Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $38

See LOOKING AHEAD, page 5B


LARGO The intricacies of homi-
urtan C l cide are being examined on the
Curtiln Call Tonne Playhouse stage in a superb
SG i Clark Zumpe local rendition of a classic comedy-
thriller.
Eight O'Clock Theatre's produc-
tion of "Deathtrap" runs through
Sept. 19 at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.
Director Linda Woodruff Weir has put together an entrancing tale of
suspense and subterfuge that blends humor, action and apprehension
seamlessly. Weir and her key players know how to exploit a comedic
moment for laughter as skillfully as they take advantage of some of the
more intense and violent scenes to keep audiences on the edge of their
seats.
"Deathtrap," by Ira Levin, possesses a certain symmetry that makes
it all the more appealing. Billed as "a thriller in two acts," the first body
hits the floor in the first act and it may seem like that leaves few puz-
zle pieces to put together after the intermission. The second act,
though, is as exhilarating as the first, with fresh plot twists and ex-
pertly interlaced ambiguities that keep the audience guessing who the
next victim may be.
Take two playwrights one a veteran whose career has stalled after
a string of successful thrillers, the other a novice hoping for his first
big break; add a wealthy wife whose fortune has been drained as she
supports her husband through his long dry spell; and throw in a nosy
Dutch psychic neighbor and an attorney (who also once dreamed of
being a playwright) for good measure.
Murder is bound to happen under the circumstances, right?
As "Deathtrap" opens, the audience is introduced to accomplished
writer Sidney Bruhl who cannot seem to find inspiration for his next
big play. In fact, after that string of successes, he endured a few flops,
too, and he's clearly becoming desperate.
When he reads a play submitted to him by young Clifford Anderson,
he hints at the prospect of committing murder in order to steal it.


Five characters parade through one set: Sidney's study, found in
the couple's centuries-old home in Westport, Conn., is adorned with a
variety of weapons- most props from productions of his plays. Set de-
signer Tom Hansen has done a marvelous job transforming the Tonne
Playhouse stage into this convincing setting.
Tim Rankin plays Sidney Bruhl with perfect pacing, manipulating
the audience shrewdly. There are plenty of twists in the plot, and
Rankin makes them all credible.
As Trey Ryan, Clifford Anderson has the most fun shocking the au-
dience: mild-mannered one moment, intense the next. The actor com-
municates his character's hidden agenda without uttering a word in a
splendidly restrained performance. When the scene calls for vigor,
though, Anderson virtually explodes making audience members
jump in their seats.
Patricia Bates Smith, whose portrayal of Ouiser in last season's
EOT production of "Steel Magnolias" earned her a Lary Award nomi-
nation, is delightfully eccentric as the oddball psychic Helga ten Dorp.
She emphasizes the character's nonconformist strangeness, giving her
a disposition that is simultaneously daffy and uncanny.
Lynne Coleman portrays Myra Bruhl, Sidney's wife. She serves as
an envoy for audience members, vocalizing her anxiety and asking the
one question on everyone's mind: Is Sidney desperate enough to kill
for success?
Jim Bennett plays Porter Milgrim, Sidney's attorney, a supporting
but pivotal role. Bennett worked overtime on "Deathtrap," doubling as
assistant director for the production.
Performances of Eight O'Clock Theatre's production of "Deathtrap"
are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sundays, 2 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for students. Call 587-6793 or visit
www.eightoclocktheatre.com.
One need not possess Helga ten Dorp's psychic abilities to predict
that this ensemble cast, coupled with an excellent set and expert di-
rection, will make Eight O'Clock Theatre's production of "Deathtrap" a
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Horoscopes
September 16, 2010

Capricorn
December 22 January 19
Attitude is the key to getting
through a difficult time. Under-
stand that some things are be-
yond your control and stay
positive, Capricorn.
Aquarius
January 20 February 18
How serious are you in your
quest to reign supreme? Few
know. Push harder and make
your efforts known. A special
someone has a surprise for you.
Be grateful, Aquarius.
Pisces
February 19 March 20
The truth can be harsh, but if
you want to move forward,
Pisces, you must take heed and
learn from what is said. A chal-
lenge is not as hard as it seems.
Aries
March 21 -April 19
Feeling out of sync lately? That
will all change with the arrival of
a long-lost friend, Aries. They will
remind you who you are and
what is important in your life.
Taurus
April 20 May 20
Gee, Taurus. How many times
does a friend have to bail on you
in order for you to learn that you
cannot count on them? Look to
those you can count on for help.
Gemini
May 21 June 21
Trust has to be earned, Gemi-
ni, not given. Don't assume ev-
eryone who comes into your life
is trustworthy. Be careful whom
you confide in.
Cancer
June 22 July 22
All work and no play makes
for a dull Cancer, so let go and
live a little. A chance meeting re-
sults in an opportunity too good
to pass up. Seize it.
Leo
July 23 August 22
Seriously, Leo. How long can
you wait? Stop putting off the in-
evitable. A health crisis passes.
Be grateful for the advice you re-
ceived.
Virgo
August 23 September 22
Feeling bored, Virgo? You
won't be with a shakeup at work.
You will be challenged in ways
you never thought possible and
come out on top time and again.
Libra
September 23 October 22
There is much to be gained
from exhausting work, as you
will learn this week, Libra. You
will work harder than you ever
have but receive much satisfac-
tion from it.
Scorpio
October 23 November 21
Got a feeling something better
is around the bend? You're right,
Scorpio, and it's up to you to get
out there and get it. Go ahead
and make your move.
Sagittarius
November 22 December 21
Love blossoms in the most in-
opportune place and time. Go
with it, Sagittarius. A young
friend learns a lesson. Be there
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Opening this week

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'Easy A'


Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPE

A number of new movie releases
will hit theaters this week, including
the following films opening in wide
release:

'Alpha and Omega'
Genre: Family and animation
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Chris Car-
mack, Justin Long, Hayden Panet-
tiere and Christina Ricci
Director: Anthony Bell and Ben
Gluck
Rated: PG
What makes for the ultimate
road trip? Hitchhiking, truck stops,
angry bears, prickly porcupines and
a golfing goose with a duck caddy.
Just ask Kate and Humphrey,
two wolves who are trying to get
home after being taken by park
rangers and shipped halfway across
the country. Humphrey is an
Omega wolf, whose days are about
quick wit, snappy one-liners and
hanging with his motley crew of
fun-loving wolves and video-gaming
squirrels. Kate is an Alpha: Duty,
discipline and sleek Lara Croft eye-
popping moves fuel her fire.
Humphrey's motto make 'em
laugh. Kate's motto I'm the boss.
And they have a thousand miles to
go.
Back home rival wolf packs are
on the march and conflict is brew-
ing. Only Kate and Humphrey can
restore the peace. But first, they
have to survive each other.

'Devil'
Genre: Suspense and horror
Cast: Chris Messina, Bojana No-
vakovic, Geoffrey Arend, Logan
Marshall-Green and Bokeem Wood-
bine
Director: John Erick Dowdle and
Drew Dowdle
Rated: PG-13
Five strangers in Philadelphia
begin their day with the most com-
monplace of routines.
They walk into an office tower
and enter an elevator. As they con-
vene into this single place, they are
forced to share a confined space
with strangers. Nobody acknowl-
edges anybody else. They'll only be
together for a few moments. But
what appears to be a random oc-
currence is anything but coinciden-
tal when the car becomes stuck.
Fate has come calling. Today these
strangers will have their secrets re-
vealed, and face a reckoning for
their transgressions.
Slowly, methodically, their situa-
tion turns from one of mere annoy-
ance to sheer helplessness and
abject terror. Terrible things begin


to happen to each of them, one by
one, and suspicion shifts as to who
among the five is making it all hap-
pen ... until they learn the un-
speakable truth: One of them is the
Devil himself.
As those on the outside try in
vain to free them, the remaining
passengers realize that the only way
to survive is to confront the very
wickedness that has led them to
today.
"Devil" is the first installment of
"The Night Chronicles," a series of
terrifying stories conceived by M.
Night Shyamalan that he now turns
into movies with up-and-coming
filmmakers. As these talented writ-
ers and directors bring Shya-
malan's tales to life, he collaborates
with them on new ways to scare us
all in "The Night Chronicles."

'Easy A'
Genre: Comedy
Cast: Emma Stone, Penn Bedg-
ley, Amanda Bynes, Dan Byrd and
Thomas Haden Church
Director: Will Gluck
Rated: PG-13
After a little white lie about losing
her virginity gets out, a clean cut
high school girl (Emma Stone) sees
her life paralleling Hester Prynne's
in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is
currently studying in school until
she decides to use the rumor mill to
advance her social and financial
standing.

'The Town'
Genre: Drama, romance and
gangster
Cast: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall,
Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake
Lively, Titus Welliver and Chris
Cooper
Director: Ben Affleck
Rated: R
There are over 300 bank rob-
beries in Boston every year. And a
one-square-mile neighborhood in
Boston, called Charlestown, has
produced more bank and armored
car robbers than anywhere in the
United States.
One of them is Doug MacRay
(Ben Affleck), but he is not cut from
the same cloth as his fellow thieves.
Unlike them, Doug had a chance at
success, a chance to escape follow-
ing in his father's criminal foot-
steps. Instead he became the leader
of a crew of ruthless bank robbers,
who pride themselves on taking
what they want and getting out
clean. The only family Doug has are
his partners in crime, especially
Jem (Jeremy Renner), who, despite
his dangerous, hair-trigger temper,
is the closest thing Doug ever had


to a brother.
However, everything changed on
the gang's last job when Jem briefly
took a hostage: bank manager
Claire Keesey (Rebecca Hall). When
they discover she lives in
Charlestown, Jem gets nervous and
wants to check out what she might
have seen.
Knowing what Jem is capable of,
Doug takes charge. He seeks out
Claire, who has no idea that their
encounter is not by chance or that
this charming stranger is one of the
men who terrorized her only days
before.
As his relationship with Claire
deepens into a passionate romance,
Doug wants out of this life and the
town. But with the Feds, led by
Agent Frawley (Jon Hamm), closing
in and Jem questioning his loyalty,
Doug realizes that getting out will
not be easy and, worse, may put
Claire in the line of fire. Any choices
he once had have boiled down to
one: betray his friends or lose the
woman he loves.

The following will open in limited
release. It may be several weeks be-
fore these films appear in local movie
theaters.

'Catfish'
Genre: Thriller
Director: Ariel Schulman and
Henry Joost
Not rated
In late 2007, filmmakers Ariel
Schulman and Henry Joost sensed
a story unfolding as they began to
film the life of Ariel's brother, Nev.
They had no idea that their proj-
ect would lead to the most exhila-
rating and unsettling months of
their lives. A reality thriller that is a
shocking product of our times, Cat-
fish is a riveting story of love, decep-
tion and grace within a labyrinth of
online intrigue.

'Jack Goes Boating'
Genre: Drama and romance
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman,
Amy Ryan, John Ortiz, Daphne
Rubin-Vega and Tom McCarthy
Director: Philip Seymour Hoff-
man
Rated: R
"Jack Goes Boating" is a tale of
love, betrayal, friendship and grace
centered around two working-class
New York City couples.
Jack (Philip Seymour Hoffman)
and Connie (Amy Ryan) are two sin-
gle people who on their own might
continue to recede into the anony-
mous background of the city, but in
each other begin to find the courage
and desire to pursue their budding


relationship. In contrast, the couple
that introduced them, Clyde (John
Ortiz) and Lucy (Daphne Rubin-
Vega), are confronting unresolved
issues in their marriage.
Jack is a limo driver with vague
dreams of landing a job with the
MTA and an obsession with reggae
that has prompted him to begin a
half-hearted attempt at growing
dreadlocks. He spends most of his
time hanging out with his best
friend and fellow driver Clyde and
Clyde's wife Lucy.
The couple set Jack up with Con-
nie, Lucy's co-worker at a Brooklyn
funeral home. Being with Connie
inspires Jack to learn to cook pur-
sue a new career and take swim-
ming lessons from Clyde so he can
give Connie the romantic boat ride
she dreams of. But as Jack and
Connie cautiously circle commit-
ment, Clyde and Lucy's marriage
begins to disintegrate. From there,
we watch as each couple comes
face to face with the inevitable path
of their relationship.

'Never Let Me Go'
Genre: Fantasy and thriller
Cast: Keira Knightley, Andrew
Garfield, Carey Mulligan, Charlotte
Rampling and Sally Hawkins
Director: Mark Romanek
Rated: R
In his highly acclaimed novel
"Never Let Me Go," Kazuo Ishiguro
created a remarkable story of love,
loss and hidden truths.
In it he posed the fundamental
question: What makes us human?
Now director Mark Romanek, writer
Alex Garland and DNA Films bring
Ishiguro's hauntingly poignant and
emotional story to the screen.
Kathy (Carey Mulligan), Tommy
(Andrew Garfield) and Ruth (Keira
Knightley) live in a world and a time
that feel familiar to us, but are not
quite like anything we know. They
spend their childhood at Hailsham,
a seemingly idyllic English boarding
school. When they leave the shelter
of the school and the terrible truth
of their fate is revealed to them,
they must also confront the deep
feelings of love, jealousy and betray-
al that threaten to pull them apart.

For more movie news including
what's playing at local theaters,
trailers and an opportunity to pur-
chase tickets online, visit www.TBN
weekly.com. Click on the "Movie
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Calendar of events


Gold Wing Road Riders Association Motorcycle Chapter
FL-1-M Kick Tire meets first, third and fourth Thursdays at
different locations. Call 784-6127 or visit
www. suncoastwings. com.
Greater Pinellas Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Soci-
ety meets Mondays, 7 p.m., at The Crossroads Christian
Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call 888-830-1382.
Gulfport Casino Swing Night offers dance lessons on
Wednesday, 7 to 8 p.m., followed by dancing, 8 p.m. to mid
night, at 5500 Shore Blvd. S. $6 admission includes lesson,
dance, prize giveaways and mixers. Smoke-free and open to all
ages. Call 893-1070 or visit www.swingtime.info.
Heart of Pinellas Decorative Painters meets second Satur
days, 10 a.m., at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 10888 126th
Ave., Largo. Call 581-1435.
Heritage Rughookers meet Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., at St.
John's Episcopal Church, 1676 S. Belcher Road, Clearwater.
Call 535-3218.
Holy Grounds Coffeehouse meets first Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m.,
at Praise Cathedral, 4371 76th Ave. N., Pinellas Park. Call 554
3293, ext. 2211.
Hungarian Social Club meets fourth Sundays, at Stacey's
Buffet, Midway Shopping Center, 1451 N. Missouri Ave., Largo.
International Association of Administrative Professionals,
St. Petersburg Chapter, meets second Thursdays, 6:15 p.m., at
Panera Bread, 1908 Fourth St. N. Call 530-9768.
Island Community Theatre meets second Mondays, 6:30
p.m., at Gators Cafe and Saloon, 12754 Kingfish Drive, Trea
sure Island. The group performs throughout the beach area and
welcomes new members and volunteers for all areas of theater
production. Call 345 1474.
Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater hosts a pasta
dinner on Tuesdays, 5 to 8:30 p.m., at 200 McMullen Booth
Road. Cost is $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts
dinner and dancing every other Saturday, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Cost is $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call 791-8698.
Just Over Youth, for seniors over 50, meets Thursdays, 10
a.m., at the Pinellas Park Wesleyan Church, 4400 70th Ave. N.,
Pinellas Park. Program varies each week from Bible study,
pitch-in-dinner, community out-visit and spiritual enrichment.
Call Dale Sklenar at 570-8302.
Kindermusik with Laura and Friends meets Wednesdays
and Fridays, 10 a.m., at Broderick Recreation Center, 6101
66th Ave. N., St. Petersburg; and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:45
p.m., at Crosspoint Church, 11225 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Call
Laura at 488-9918 or e-mail KMLaura Friends@hotmail.com.
Kinship Groups, hosted by Kinship Care- Family Resources,
meets third Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Family Resources
Shelter, 1615 Union St., Clearwater; second and fourth Thurs
days, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Family Resources Shelter, 3821 Fifth
Ave. N., St. Petersburg; and fourth Tuesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m.,
at Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo. The group sup
ports grandparents raising grandchildren. Free. Call 550-4250.
Kiwanis Clubs:
Countryside Clearwater meets Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m., at Eve's
Family Restaurant, 3150 State Road 584, Oldsmar.
Dunedin meets Thursday, 7:30 a.m., at Meeting Room 1 at
Mease-Morton Plant Hospital in Dunedin.
Greater Clearwater meets Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., at the
Golden Coin Restaurant, 1844 N. Highland Ave.
Gulf Beaches meets Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., in the training
room upstairs at the Madeira Beach Publix, at 662 150th Ave.
Holiday meets Tuesdays, 7:15 a.m., at Four Seasons
Restaurant, 3350 Grand Blvd., Holiday.
Largo/Mid-Pinellas meets Fridays, 7:30 a.m., at Largo Com-
munity Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, Largo. Call 744 1400.
Midtown meets Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m., at St. Petersburg
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Pinellas Park meets Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., at Park Station,
5851 Park Blvd.
Safety Harbor meets Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m., at Paradise
Restaurant, 443 Main St.
Seminole meets Thursdays, 6:15 p.m., at Freedom Square
Town Hall. Call 394-2582.
Seminole Breakfast meets Tuesdays, 7:15 a.m., at Seminole
Family Restaurant, 6864 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call 319
8343 or e-mail drtslsmn@msn.com.
Springtime City meets Thursdays, 6 p.m., at Oriental Super
Buffet, 2456 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
St. Petersburg meets Tuesdays, 12:15 p.m., at The Orange
Blossom, 220 Fourth St. N.
Sunshine City meets Friday, 12:15 p.m., at Piccadilly, 1900
34th St. N.
West Pasco meets Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., at Demetri's
Restaurant, Sunset Road, New Port Richey.
Key Club meets Fridays, 12:30 p.m., at Largo High School,
Room D-23.
Knights of Columbus meets Fridays, February through April,
4:30 to 8 p.m., at 512 S. Lincoln Ave., Clearwater. Call 504
9389.
Korean War Veterans Associations:
Sunshine State Chapter meets second Thursdays, 7 p.m., at
American Legion Post 252, 11433 Park Blvd. Call Peter Palmer
at 584-7143 or Tony Lemons at 736 1993.
Suncoast Chapter 14 meets third Thursdays, 7 p.m., at
VFW Post 4364, 5773 62nd St. N., Pinellas Park. Call 538
9504.
La Leche League International meets third Wednesdays, 7
p.m., at the Church of the Good Shepherd Nursery, 639 Edge
water Drive, Dunedin. All breastfeeding mothers welcome. E
mail subiewon@tampabay.rr.com.
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
4364 meets first Mondays, 7 p.m., at the post, 5773 62nd St.
N., St. Petersburg. Call 546-5525.
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
10304 Bingo meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30
p.m. at 724 Tuskawilla St., Clearwater. Call 443-7473.
Largo Bible Study Meetup Group meets Sundays, 11 a.m.,
at The Hampton Inn, 100 East Bay Drive, Theatre B, Largo.
Verse-by-verse Bible study and coffee. Sponsored by West Bay
Community Church. Call 687-1318 or e-mail
StudyTheBible@verizon.net.
Ladies Coffee Club meets last Fridays, 8 a.m., at the Sun
Trust Building, 601 Cleveland St. Call 462-2308 or e-mail can
dice looney@ml.com.
Largo Art Association meets Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon, at
Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. N.W. E-mail
temco la@aol. com.
Largo Founding Group meets Mondays at 8:30 a.m. at
Acropol Family Restaurant, 1170 Starkey Road, Call Nancy
Giles at 776-9888.
Largo Historical Society meets second Mondays, 6:30 p.m.,
at the Historic Largo Feed Store, Largo Central Park Drive. The
club has a pot-luck dinner and speakers discuss historical top
ics. Anybody interested in the history of Largo and the sur
rounding area is invited. Guests are asked to bring a main dish,
vegetable and dessert to share, plus their own place setting.
Call Marilyn at 581 0111.
The Largo Lions Club meets first and third Wednesdays,
6:30 p.m., at Thirsty Marlin, 351 W. Bay Drive. Call 586-4344.
Largo Republican Club meets third Mondays, 6 p.m., at Al
fano's Restaurant, 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road, Belleair. Regis
tration starts at 5:30. The evening includes dinner and an
informative meeting with various speakers of interest to the
community. Cost is $18 for dinner, tax and tip. To R.S.V.P., call
687-1318.
Largo-Seminole Community Chorus meets Mondays, 7 to 9
p.m., at Imperial Palms East Clubhouse, Largo. No audition is
necessary; the group sings upbeat Broadway tunes, standards,
inspirational and seasonal music. Call 393-4843.
LIADO, the Italian-American Women of Today, meets third
Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Father Conmy Cen
ter, 750 San Salvador Drive, Dunedin. Call 443-5414.
Living Information For Today, a social and educational
support group for widowed people, meets second Fridays at the
Dunedin Country Club, 1850 Palm Road, and the third Thurs
days at Alfano's, 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road, Largo. There are
no membership dues. Call 446-2375.
Madeira Beach Seniors Club meets first Mondays, 1 p.m. at
the Madeira Beach City Hall Auditorium. Meetings feature a
guest entertainer or speaker and refreshments are served. The
club also provides opportunities for seniors to travel as a group
to various events and places at reduced rates. Seniors aged 50
and over are invited.
Magic Keys Organ Club meets third Saturdays, November
through March, at Bickley Park, 5640 Seminole Blvd. This so
cial group gathers to listen to an organ program followed by cof
fee, cookies and social chatter. Call Jim at 398-3918.
Mary Custis Lee Chapter 1451 UDC meets third Saturdays,
10 a.m., at 3158 Gulf-to-Bay, Clearwater. Call Ms. Mallonee at
394-2720.
Marine Corps League, Morris F. Dixon Jr. Detachment
meets second Mondays, 7 p.m., at VFW Post 2473, 1401 N.
Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Call 392-2329.
Masonic Lodge 291, Gulf Beach, meets Thursdays, 7:45
p.m., at 14020 Marguerite Drive, Madeira Beach. A breakfast is
served to the public first Sundays, 9 a.m. to noon. Call 391
8073, visit www.gulfbeachlodge.org or e-mail Secretary@gulf
beachlodge.org.
Metropolitan Amateur Radio Repeater Association meets
second Mondays at the Pinebay Clubhouse, 5330 77th St. N.,
St. Petersburg. Call Herb at 501-5519.
Microcomputer Users Group meets first Wednesdays, 6 p.m.,
at the Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Call 535 1044.














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Carol Van Hine of Largo and her 16-year-old moodle Trixie were
among those on hand for the first of six Music in the Park concerts
Sept. 10 at Seminole City Park. The free series continues Sept. 17, 7
p.m., with a concert by the Latin rock group Supernatural.


Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel meets
second Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m., November through April, at Pic
cadilly Cafeteria, 1900 34th St. N. Call Wendy Risk at 572
9854.
Mid Singles Groups meets second and fourth Thursdays,
7:30 p.m., at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 1600 54th Ave.
S., St. Petersburg, in the library by the fountain. The group is
for ages 40 to 65. Call Hank Mays at 867-8516.
Military Officers Association of America meets fourth
Wednesday, 11 a.m. for social hour, followed by lunch at noon,
at Cove Cay Country Club, 17556 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Call
Skip Hartnett at 733-8646.
Moms' Club of Seminole meets first Mondays, 10 a.m., at
Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. E-mail
jenn.hornyak@verizon.net.
Mothers and More of Largo/Seminole meets last Mondays, 7
p.m., at Seminole Community Library, Room A, 9200 113th St.
N. E-mail creativemommy2@yahoo.com.
Multicultural Bible Study and Prayer Fellowship meets
Sunday, 11 a.m., at the Comfort Inn, 26508 U.S. 19 N., Clear
water. Free. Call 352-684-6970.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support group meets
third Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., at Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd.,
Building 100, Clearwater. The group also hosts an education
meeting on first Thursdays, 7 p.m.; and a consumer support
group on Mondays, 6:30 p.m., at Hospice. Call 731-3434.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Associa-
tion, Clearwater Chapter 259, meets for refreshments and so
cializing first Wednesdays (except July and August), 1 p.m., at
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meets first Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., at various restaurants and
clubs throughout Pinellas. Call Vivian at 569-8869.
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to $58. Call 791-7400 or visit www.ruthe
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her latest Zoe/Rounder Records release, 'The Age of
Miracles." In addition to her 15 Grammy nomina-
tions and five Grammy wins, Carpenter has twice
been named Female Vocalist of the Year by the
Country Music Association as well as 1990 Top New
Female Vocalist and 1992 Top Female Vocalist by
the Academy of Country Music. She has had four
No. 1 hit singles, including "Down at the Twist and
Shout," "He Thinks He'll Keep Her," "I Take My
Chances" and "Shut Up and Kiss Me."
Styx, Saturday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth
Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets
range from $39 to $79. Call 791-7400 or visit
www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tommy Shaw, James
"JY" Young, Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman
and Ricky Phillips will hit the road this year. Along
with the classic hits, the band will be performing
1977's 'The Grand Illusion" and 1978's "Pieces Of
Eight" in their entirety. Both albums spawned such
hit singles and classic rock radio standards as
"Come Sail Away," "Renegade," "Blue Collar Man"
and "Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)."
"How the Other Half Loves," by Alan Ayck-
bourn, Nov. 4 through Dec. 26, at Early Bird Dinner
Theatre, presented at the Italian-American Club,
200 S. McMullen Booth Road. Seating for perform-
ances Thursday through Sunday is 4 p.m. Seating
for matinees Thursday and Saturday is 11 a.m. Ad-
mission is $29.90 a person. Call 446-5898 or visit
www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com.
Benise, Thursday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eck-
erd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Reserved
tickets range from $42.50 to $78.00 and are avail-
able at the ticket office, by calling 791-7400 or on-
line at www.rutheckerdhall.com or www.ticket
master.com. Bringing the Spanish Guitar Tour to
REH, Benise and his enchanted Spanish guitar will
travel through time and space to Old Havana, an
Arabian desert, Italy, Spain, France and India. This
epic journey includes tales of glory and tragedy told
through video, music, dramatic and ever-changing
sets, and dance. Benise's inspiration is his guitar as
he becomes a troubadour for the ages. Breathtaking
costumes add to the impact of brilliant choreogra-
phy for Flamenco and Broadway dancers.
An evening with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson,
Thursday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall,
1111 McMullen Booth Road. Reserved tickets range
from $43.50 to $69.50 and are available at the tick-
et office, by calling 791-7400 or online at
www.rutheckerdhall.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
Anderson returns to the United States with more
goodies from the Tull back catalogue, featuring
many of the acoustic tracks from the early albums
as well as some new solo material specially written
for these shows. The evening will include electric
and acoustic performances. Joining Anderson will
be Florian Opahle on guitars, John O'Hara, accor-
dion and piano, David Goodier, bass guitar and
Scott Hammond on drums.
NBC's Last Comic Standing Live Tour, Thurs-
day, Dec. 30, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 Mc-
Mullen Booth Road. Reserved tickets range from
$29.50 to $49.50 and are available at the ticket of-
fice, by calling 791-7400 or online at www.rutheck
erdhall.com or www.ticketmaster.com. The evening
will feature stand-up comedy with the finalists from
NBC's popular laughfest "Last Comic Standing."

Dunedin
Sing to the Sun, the art of Ashley Bryan,
through Oct. 17, at Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143
Michigan Blvd. Call 298-3322 or visit www.dfac.org.
Described by the poet Naomi Shihab Nye as a "lumi-
nous force of nature," Bryan's art is infused with joy
and imagination. Co-curated by Richard Entel, this
exhibition will present select illustrations from his
celebrated books as well as his handmade puppets
created from found objects gathered along the
shores of Little Cranberry Island where he calls
home. The author or illustrator of more than 30
books, Bryan has won several awards in children's
literature, including the Coretta Scott King Award
and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal. He is one of the
New York Public Library's Literary Lions and the re-
cent winner of a Golden Kite award. A graduate of
Cooper Union and Fulbright Scholar, Bryan retired
as emeritus professor from Dartmouth in 1988.


Visions of Enchantment, work by Janny
Wurts and Don Maitz, through Oct. 17, at Dunedin
Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. Call 298-3322
or visit www.dfac.org. The museum will present the
works of two stellar artists in the realm of science
fiction and fantasy art. This husband-and-wife cre-
ative team, based in Sarasota, are highly regarded
masters of the genre.
The Shop Project art show, Friday, Sept. 17, 7
p.m., at Two Palm Soaps, 1359 Main St. The project
seeks to help the local art community grow. The art
show is free to attend, free to artists and no com-
missions will be made on any works of art. Artists
interested in participating should call 642-4651 or
visit www.twopalmsoaps.net.
Starlight Concert Series, Friday, Sept. 17, 7 to
9 p.m., at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road.
The featured artist will be Coo Coo Ca Choo, singing
hits from '60s. The free outdoor concerts will provide
a great way to enjoy the end of summer with family
and friends. Residents and visitors are encouraged
to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and coolers.
Well-behaved pets on leashes also are welcome in
the park. A selection of Dunedin Brewery beers will
be available for sale, with a portion of the proceeds
going to benefit Dunedin Doggie Rescue. Call 812-
4530 or visit dunedingov.com.
Starlight Concert Series, Friday, Sept. 24, 7 to
9 p.m., at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road.
The featured artist will be the Voices of Jazz, per-
forming big band music. The free outdoor concerts
will provide a great way to enjoy the end of summer
with family and friends. Residents and visitors are
encouraged to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and
coolers. Well-behaved pets on leashes also are wel-
come in the park. A selection of Dunedin Brewery
beers will be available for sale, with a portion of the
proceeds going to benefit Dunedin Doggie Rescue.
Call 812-4530 or visit dunedingov.com.

Gulfport
Third annual Tangerine Blues Fest, Saturday,
Sept. 25, 4 to 10 p.m., on the Tangerine Greenway,
4900 Tangerine Ave. S. Hosted by the 49th Street
Business Association, Gulfport Chamber of Com-
merce and the cities of Gulfport and St. Petersburg,
the event will feature a great lineup of entertainers,
including the Joel Sanders Band, Julie Black, Dea-
con Blues Band and Damon Fowler Group. During
the festival, there also will be an antique car show
sponsored by the Down Shifters of Brooklyn. There
will be a children's fun area and food and beverage
vendors. Proceeds will benefit All Children's Hospi-
tal. Call 344-3711 or visit www.TangerineBlues-
Fest.com.

Largo
"Deathtrap," by Ira Levin, through Sept. 19, at
Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Per-
formances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m.
Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for
adults and $12 for students. Call 587-6793 or visit
www.eightoclocktheatre.com. The trap is set ... for a
wickedly funny who'll-do-it. Broadway's longest-
running mystery is a classic pulse-pounding thriller
with devilishly wicked characters and multiple
twists. The plot thickens as a once famed play-
wright, now living on his laurels and his wife's
money, is sent a manuscript from an aspiring play-
wright. His dilemma? Can he get the young author
to collaborate with him? And if not is murder an
option?
Brown Bag Movies, Thursday, Sept. 23, 12:30
p.m., at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park
Drive. The featured film will be 'The Notebook." Pop-
corn and soda will be provided. Call 587-6715.
Brown Bag Movies, Thursday, Sept. 30, 12:30
p.m., at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park
Drive. The featured film will be "Roman Holiday."
Popcorn and soda will be provided. Call 587-6715.
An Evening with Roger McGuinn, Friday, Oct.
8, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central
Park Drive. Reserved seating is $33 in advance or
$38 the day of the show. Call 587-6793 or visit
largoarts.com. McGuinn, one of the founding mem-
bers of The Byrds, is known as an innovator for
merging folk and rock music in the 1960s. His
music has been a staple on the music charts as well
as movie soundtracks such as "Easy Rider."
McGuinn's hits include 'Turn! Turn! Turn!", "Eight
Miles High" and "Mr. Tambourine Man."
Sunset Sounds, Friday, Oct. 8, 7 to 9 p.m., at


Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive. Featured artist
Tim Mullally will perform. The free concert series re-
veals the diversity of local musicians. Attendees can
eat dinner at an area restaurant or bring a picnic
and dine under the trees while enjoying live music
performed in the gazebo. Visit www.largoev
ents.com.
Sunset Sounds, Friday, Nov. 12, 7 to 9 p.m., at
Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive. Featured artist
The McMillans will perform. The free concert series
reveals the diversity of local musicians. Attendees
can eat dinner at an area restaurant or bring a pic-
nic and dine under the trees while enjoying live
music performed in the gazebo. Visit www.largo
events.com.

Palm Harbor
Author talk, Friday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m., at Palm
Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. William B.
Hanford, author of "A Dangerous Assignment: An
Artillery Forward Observer in World War II," will dis-
cuss his work. Call 784-3332.
Author talk, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m., at
East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake
Road. Terry Fortner, granddaughter of Myrtle
Scharrer Betz, author of "Yesteryear I Lived in Par-
adise," will talk about life in the early 1900s. Call
773-2665.

Pass-A-Grille
Eclectic Creativity art exhibition, through
Sept. 30, at A Little Room for Art, 111 Eighth Ave.
The exhibit will feature work by Judy Vienneau,
wire and mixed media artist. Her unique works of
art reflect her sculptural style of "Eclectic Creativity"
and use wire, metal, cast plaster and other ele-
ments. Gallery hours are daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Call 771-3768.

Safety Harbor
Author talk, Thursday, Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m., at
Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N.
Amy Bryant, author of 'You CAN Go Home Again,"
will discuss her work. Copies will be available for
sale and signing. Call 724-1525.
Heart and Soul Cinema, Sunday, Sept. 19,
1:30 p.m., at Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Sec-


ond St. N. The featured film will be "Life is Beauti-
ful." A discussion will follow the movie. Call 724-
1525.
St. Petersburg
S"A Little Night Music," by Stephen Sondheim,
Sept. 17-19, at Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave.
Performances will be Friday and Saturday, 7:30
p.m. Matinee will be Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are
available at the Palladium Box Office, by calling
822-3590, or online at www.mypalladium.org.
Sondheim's masterpiece is a tale of liaisons, secret
passions and a hope for true love. The professional
cast will star Buffy Baggott as Desiree Armfeldt, the
fading actress; and Kenneth Derby as her once and
maybe future lover, Fredrik Egerman. Matthew Din-
gels and Michelle Seipel form another star-crossed
pair. St. Petersburg Opera hometown favorites Todd
Donovan and Sara Peeples also will appear.

Seminole
Classic Movie Matinee, Friday, Sept. 17, 1 p.m.,
at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N.
The featured film will be "A Big Hand for the Little
Lady." Free popcorn and sodas will be provided. Call
394-6905.
Music in the Park, Friday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., at
Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. The 14th annu-
al Music in the Park series will continue with a per-
formance by Supernatural, a local band now signed to
Wolfman Jack Entertainment and touring nationally.
The band will perform Latin rock music. Visit www.my
seminole.com.
Classic Movie Matinee, Friday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m.,
at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N.
The featured film will be "Saboteur." Free popcorn and
sodas will be provided. Call 394-6905.
Music in the Park, Friday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., at
Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. The 14th annu-
al Music in the Park series will continue with a per-
formance by Gumbo Boogie Band, a local band. The
band will perform Cajun and Zydeco music. Visit
www.myseminole.com.
Music in the Park, Friday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., at Semi-
nole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road. The 14th annual
Music in the Park series will continue with a perform-
ance by Suzette Jennings, a local artist. Jennings will
perform blues and jazz. Visit www.myseminole.com.


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$19,900. Ask about easy financ-
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(803)473-7125.
TENNESSEE MTNS: 435 ACS.
Timber, creek, river, natural gas
well, springs, city water, utilities,
trails. $1,800/ac. Two tracts possi-
ble. Good hunting. No state in-
come tax. Call (888)836-8439.
www.tnwithaview.com.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: Galax
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SEMINOLE: Garden Sanctuary,
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fall. Easy Access From Street.
$2,000. (727)796-0284.


LARGO DUPLEX Side-by-Side
3BR/1.5BA/1CG, Newly
Renovated, Tile Floors,
C/H/AW/D Hook-ups, Small
Pet OK. Section-8 welcome.
JUST REDUCED RENT!!!
Bob, (727)686-8973.

MADEIRA BEACH, 3BR/2BA
pool home, $1,375/month.
SEMINOLE: 3BR/2BA, secured
waterfront condo, $1,195/month.
CLEARWATER BCH: 2BR/2BA
waterfront condo, $1,500/month.
Call The Rossi Twins",
Century 21 Coast-To-Coast
(727)455-6192 or (727)458-6304.

SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA
2 Parking. Sunroom, screened
lanai, large shed, washer/dryer,
community pool, Jacuzzi. Largo,
40+ community. $750/Mo.
(727)422-5184
CHEAP APARTMENTS! FROM
$500/mo. Millions of rentals na-
tionwide. Low income and luxury
at discounted rates. Call now!
(800)805-6834.


FALL SPECIAL!
Cozy Beach Cottages.
1-2BR: $290/week & up.
No lease required.
Steps to Beach. Pet Friendly.
www.UncleMiltsCottages.com
(727)595-8013.


HOME RENTALS
Across Pinellas. 3/2s, 4/2s, 5/2s,
starting from the $900s. Family
owned. (727)532-0020.

LARGO, PINEBROOK
3BR/2BA/1CG, Tile/ Carpet,
Fireplace, W/D, Screened Lanai
To Private Fenced Backyard.
Credit/ Background Check.
$1,150/Month. (727)742-3160.
PASADENA 2BR/1BA
Fenced Yard, patio, W/D hookup,
quiet neighborhood. Section 8 OK.
$775/Mo. (727)639-3981,
(727)501-5469.
PINELLAS PARK: 7275 62nd St.
3BR1BA, utility room, $800/month.
(727)954-7712, (727)742-8529.
SEMINOLE 3BR/1BA, In-ground
Pool, Fireplace, Dining Room.
New A/C, Paint. Fenced. Move-In
Condition. $885/Month.
(727)831-2762.
SEMINOLE, 2BR/2BA/1CG, Well
kept. Must See. Fresh paint out-
side. New Windows. 10541 86th
Ave. N. $1,100/month +security.
Background ck. (813)500-0218.


SEMINOLE / LARGO AREA
3BR/2BA/2CG, Pool Home.
$1,175/Month, Annual Lease.
Florida's Best Accommodations.
(727)517-9404.
SEMINOLE: NEAR Schools.
3BR/2BA/2CG, 1,800 Sq. Ft., Fire-
place, Large Family Room, Large
fenced yard. $1,450/month +secu-
rity. (727)515-5481.
ST. PETE, 7499 17TH ST. N.
3BR/1BA, C/H/A, $800/mo. Nice
neighborhood, new paint. Accept
Sec. 8. (727)647-3709.


BELLEVIEW BILTMORE VILLAS
WATER VIEW. 50 Coe Rd.,
2BR/2BA, 1,895SF, newer A/C,
SunStar Real Estate Rosalyn Carl-
ton, (727)644-0400.
LONG BAYOU, Gated, 55+.
1BR/1BA, 3rd Floor, Elevator.
Nice View From Sunroom. Pool,
Clubhouse, Activities. Petless.
Nonsmoking. Annual, $650/Month,
$500 Deposit., Seasonal,
$1,100/Mo. (719)641-6698.
SAND KEY DAN'S ISLAND
Furnished, Clubhouse, Exercise
Room, Pool. Annual, Small Pets
OK, SunStar Real Estate,
Rosalyn Carlton, (727)644-0400.
SEMINOLE GARDENS
Furnished & Unfurn. 2BR/1 BA,
2BR/2BA, Rent Negotiable. Pool,
Clubhouse, Walk To Mall.
(860)965-2467.


BELLEAIR. LARGE 1BR/1BA.
940SF, New Appliances, Carport,
Cable, Pool, Clubhouse. Nice
View. $850/Month. Call
(727)641-3094.
BELLEAIR: 2BR/2BA, Extra
Nice, 1,200 SF, 1st Floor. Covered
Parking, New Carpet & Paint.
Pool. $800/Month, Includes Water.
Call Dean, (727)420-0094.
1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA
Walsingham Rd. Great neighbor-
hood, Pools, 750-1,050SF. Nice
units. Annual lease, $599/Month.
(727)424-2945.
CLEARWATER, 100 OAKMONT
Lane. 2BR/2BA, 3rd fl., water
view, pool, W/D, carport w/extra
storage. SunStar Real Estate
Rosalyn Carlton, (727)644-0400.
CLEARWATER: Large 1BR/1BA,
Enclosed Porch, W/D, Pool.
$675/Month +1st & Security, Incl.
W/S/G, Cable. (727)385-0735.
COVE CAY 2BR/2BA, Upgrades,
Ground Floor, Covered Parking,
Gated/ Guarded, W/D. Cat Okay.
$850/Mo. (727)403-9086.
Terrace Park Of Five Towns,
55+. 1BR/1BA From $650-$850.
2BR/2BA From $750-$900.
www.fcpm.biz to view amenities.
Janis O'Connor, Five Towns
Action Realty. (727)735-1132.
LAKEVIEW OF LARGO,
2BR/1.5BA, Ground Floor, New
Carpet, Fresh Paint, New Kitchen
Appliances, 55+ Community,
$600/Mo. Shipwatch Realty, Inc.
www.ShipWatchRealty.com
(727)596-6508.
LARGO 2BR/2BA INCLUDES
Pool, water, cable, W/D. Ideal lo-
cation. Near beaches, shopping,
airports. $700/Mo. (727)773-5415.
LARGO: 2BR/2BA, POOL, 2
Screened Porches, Eat-In Kitchen,
W/D, Small Pet OK. $875/Month.
(727)392-0032.
MODERN CONDOS, SEMINOLE,
2BR/2BA, Gated Community,
Pool, Gym, $1,050/Month.
Barcley Estates, 1BR/1BA, Tile,
Pool, 55+, $675/Month. Koenig
Property Mgmt. (727)452-1350
SEMINOLE, INTRACOASTAL
View! 2BR/2BA. Hurricane Shut-
ters. W/D. Microwave. Pool. Stor-
age, Exercise, & Club room FREE
Cable. Petless/ Non-smoking.
$1,200/month, (727)596-9656.
SEMINOLE: 2BR/2BA, TOTALLY
Remodeled. Living/ Dining Room,
Eat-in Kitchen, W/D, Pool, Spa,
Carport. $800/Mo. (727)482-9139.
SHIPWATCH: 2BR/2BA (2 Units
Available). Ask About FREE Rent!
Walk To Beach. Pools & Tennis.
$1,200/Mo. Shipwatch RIty, Inc.
www.ShipWatchRealty.com
(727)596-6508.
ST. PETE: FIVE TOWNS,
55+, 2BR/2BA, 2nd Floor.
All Amenities. No Smoking/
Pets. $695/Mo. (727)391-3551.


FACING EVICTION?
Move in today!
Studio apts. starting @$185/week.
Open 24/7. No credit check. No
security deposit. Free local phone
calls. Pets okay. (727)446-6560.
SEMINOLE. 8423 SEMINOLE
Blvd. 1BR/BA. $795/month,
2BR/1BA $945/mo. +Deposit.
NICE! 2BR Includes W/D. Both in-
clude Super Cable. No pets, No
smoking. (727)584-4707.


SEMINOLE: Efficiency, $185/Wk.
1BR/1BA, $200/Week. Pool. Incl.
Utilities & Cable. No Credit Check.
(727)564-3374.
SEMINOLE: 2BR/1BA, In Private
home. Private entrance, parking.
Includes utilities, use of W/D, pool,
yard. $900/month, +security.
(727)398-2411.


$395 MOVE-IN SPECIAL!
2BR/1-1.5BA. Pool, Laundry
Room. Starting At $675/Month.
5290 70th Ave. N., Pinellas Park.
(727)526-2683.
SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+.
Standard, Unfurn., $600/Mo.
1BR Deluxe, 2BR/1BA, Unfurn.,
$695/Mo. Robert G. Castles,
P.A., Broker. (727)595-8229.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS, COLONIAL
Bluffs Apts. 1&2BRs. Nice, Quiet,
40-unit building. Walk to Intra-
coastal, Shopping. Overlooking
Beautiful Pool & Courtyard. 2942
West Bay Dr. (727)501-5959.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS! NEAR
beach, shopping, restaurants.
1BR/1BA, C/H/A, walk-in closet,
vertical blinds, carport,
$550/month. (727)595-0212.

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MOVE INTO A
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NO RENT UNTIL
10/1/2010
MUST HURRY WHILE THEY LAST!
(Offer Only Good On A Few Select Apts.)

Spacious & Affordable,
Two & Three Bedrooms
Just Minutes To The Beach!
Featuring 2 Full Baths, W/D
Connections Or W/D
Rentals, Designer Kitchens,
Built-in Microwaves, Walk-in
Closets, Pool, Fitness Cen-
ter, 2 Playgrounds & More!

Call (727)581-9800

BRIGHT & SUNNY, Updated
1-bedroom Apartment. No BIG
dogs. Security $500, Rent $550.
Fred (727)776-2799.
***CALL FOR SPECIALS***
Largo, Updated, Clean, Spacious,
2BR/1BA. C/H/A, Laundry, Pool,
Small Pet OK. $775/Month, W/S/G
& Cable Included. (727)533-0667.
CENTURY OAKS IN LARGO
Affordable Luxury, 1&2 BR, From
$650/Month. W/S/G, Cable Incl.
I Rent Realty. (727)420-7822.
CLEARWATER ON PINELLAS
Trail. Updated end unit. 2BD/1BA,
new A/C, tile floors, pool, laundry.
Includes W/S/T. $550/Month. Sec-
tion 8 OK. (727)781-7665.
DUNEDIN, 1BR, $175/WK.
Dunedin Rm., $75/Nk; Clearwater
Efficiency, $395/Mo., 626 Wood-
lawn St. Call (727)586-2412 or
Click www.586-2412.com
LARGO'S BEST Kept Secret
Beautiful Lake-View Apts.
Mile To Beaches. Pool, Hot Tub,
Tennis, Boating, Fishing,
Paddle Boats, More! Util. Incl.
Move-In Special Only $299.
(727)596-9133.
LARGO, EAST BAY/US 19
LIKE NEW, BEAUTIFUL, Upscale,
Quiet 1BR/1BA, 2nd Floor
Walk-Up. Free Water. $575/Mo.
NO PETS. (727)461-1177.
LARGO: VERY CLOSE TO
Transportation, Shopping, Hospi-
tal. 1Br/1Ba, $600/mo., 2Br/1Ba,
$675/mo., 2Br/2Ba, $725/mo.
(727)584-4373.
MADEIRA BEACH 1BR/1BA, 2
blocks from beach. Tile floors,
C/H/A. Nice yard. $500/Mo.
(727)398-9613.
NEAR DOWNTOWN Clearwater,
1BR/1BA, W/D, Clean, Near Bus.
SunStar Real Estate
Rosalyn Carlton, (727)644-0400.
SEMINOLE: 55+, 1BR/1BA, ALL
NEW Kitchen, Bath, Carpet, Tile,
Paint. Great Location, Amenities.
$650/Month. Incl. W/S/G, Cable.
(727)639-9801.
S.W. LARGO: LG. 1BR/1BA,
Quiet. Laundry on Premises.
Petless. $500/mo., $400 security.
Yearly lease. (727)595-2228. Last
Month FREE!


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FALL SPECIAL
Cozy Beach Cottages.
1-2BR: $290/week & up.
Steps to Beach. Pet Friendly.
www.UncleMiltsCottages.com.
(727)595-8013.

CONTINENTAL TOWERS: South
Clearwater Beach. Furnished &
Unfurnished, large 2BR/2BA
condo, pool, carport. Seasonal/
Annual. SunStar Real Estate,
Rosalyn Carlton, (727)644-0400.

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
















Enjoy the Summer Lifestyle all year.
Live across from the sandy white
beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. (55+)
Large 1 bedroom, 1 bath $920
Bright, clean 2 bdrm, 2 bath $1,000
Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath $1,170
Free: Cablevision, Pest Control,
A/C Filters, Carpet Cleaning, W/S/T
NO FEES!!
13th Month Free!!
17105 Gulf Blvd., NRB
727-392-0753

MADEIRA BEACH: EFFICIENCY
w/Kitchen, Furnished, Phone, Ca-
ble, Laundry, Pool, Across From
Beach. No Pets. $250/week, FL
Residents. 14711 Gulf Blvd.
(727)394-0751.

MADEIRA BEACH
1BR/1BA/1CG, W/D Hook-up.
Newly Remodeled. 13012 Boca
Ciega Ave. Only $725/Month. Incl.
Some Utilities And Rent-To-Own
Option. (727)278-2782.

175 Unur. Aprtmnt


MADEIRA BEACH: 1BR Duplex,
Totally Remodeled, 1 Block To
Gulf. Off-Street Parking.
$650/Month. (727)418-6456.

NORTH REDINGTON: ACROSS
From Beach, Large, Updated,
1BR/1BA & 2BR/2BA. C/H/A,
Laundry. From $795/Mo. W/S/G,
Cable Included. (727)533-0667.
REDINGTON SHORES: NICE
3BR/2BA/1CG, Unfurn. House.
Plenty Of Parking. Walk to Beach.
$1,400/Month. (727)432-2452.
T.I. PALMS, (2) 1BR/1BA,
$575-$600 plus security deposit.
One block to beach. Quiet neigh-
borhood. (727)289-7272.
TREASURE ISLAND, 1 BLOCK
to beach, duplex 1BR/1BA. All
new, fresh, clean. A/C, microwave.
$750/mo. +security, includes water.
(727)460-0137


BEACH CONDOS, Fantastic
views! Redington Shrs. 2BR, 3BR.
Furn/Unfurn. Pool/Spa. Pets OK.
From $1,375/mo. (727)490-2765.

JOHN'S PASS: 1BR/1BA
Cottages. Fully Furnished, On-site
Laundry, BIk. To Beach. $250/Wk.
Includes Electric, Water, Cable.
Dock Available. (727)392-5378.

SHORES OF LONG BAYOU,
Furnished 2BR/2BA Condo Over-
looking Lake. 3-Month Minimum.
$1,200/Month, W/S/G, Cable Incl.
(727)515-5871.
TREASURE ISLAND,
105 110th Ave. 1BR & 2BR, Dock,
Laundry, From $695/Mo. Walk To
Beach. Credit Check. Pets OK.
(727)367-9474.


CLEARWATER BCH/ SAND KEY
2BR/2BA, Furnished Condos
Available: 1-12 Months. Florida
Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc.
(727)595-5774.

FURNISHED 3BR POOL HOME
available Dec April, $2,200/Mo.
Several 1-2BR condos. Maureen
Stilwell, Rutenberg Realty.
(727)596-2965, (727)458-2246.


MADEIRA BEACH KAPOK
Grand. Large 2BR/2.5BA. Gated,
Pool, Gym, Unfurnished.
New carpets. $1,200/Mo.
(727)363-0222.


BLUE SKIES M.H.P., LARGO.
Mobile Homes For Rent. Move-In
Special, $199. One Bedroom. Call
Lee, (727)657-2104.

1BR: NEAR BAY PINES VA &
Madeira Bch. $525/Month +$300
Security, Includes: W/S/G & Ca-
ble. Pets OK. (727)393-1628.
CARIBBEAN ISLE: LARGO,
Five Star, 55+ Park, 2BR/2BA.
$850/Mo. Includes W/S/G & Maint.
(727)432-9582.
KENNETH CITY 2BR/1BA, 55+.
Furnished, Clean, Heated Pool.
Nonsmoker. $500/Mo. +Dep. Pics
available. janis02642@gmail.com
(774)722-1282
LARGO FURNISHED 1BR/1BA
Covered Carport, Screened Lanai,
New refrigerator, Behind Largo
Mall. $700/Mo. (727)365-8229.

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CLEARWATER: Efficiencies
starting at $185/wk. No security,
no credit check. Free WiFi access.
Pets okay. Move in today!!
(727)445-7134.


SEMINOLE: 2BR/1BA
Upscale Area, Private. Near Lake
& Mall. $795/Mo. Annual. Small
Pet OK. (727)397-6654.
Seminole: Cozy, 2BR/1BA/1CG,
Tile, W/D Hook-up, New Paint.
$655/Mo. Petless, Tenant Screen.
(727)391-7343.


ROOMS AVAILABLE IN Private
Homes From $400-$500/Month.
Applications & Criminal
Background Checks Required.
Contact: Home Share Pinellas.
www.homeshareprogram.org
(727)945-1528
SAFE, CLEAN, QUIET.
Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable In-
cluded. Deposit, References, ID
Required. From $125/Week.
(727)547-1199.
SEMINOLE POOL HOME
Gentleman Only. Furnished,
Private Entrance, House
Privileges. Nonsmoking. $110/Wk.
Utilities Included. (727)331-3935.


SEMINOLE: Furnished Master
Bedroom w/Private Bath In Adult
Community. $500/Month, Incl. Util.
Internet, Cable. (727)729-0913.
TREASURE ISLAND: ROOM
w/Private Bath. Pool, Dock.
$416/Month. Split Electric & Cable
3 Ways. (727)512-2199.


IDEAL FOR SMALL
BUSINESS OR STORAGE
Lease/ Rental (2 UNITS) 2,000
SF with 20' Garage Door. Ware-
house with Office & Restroom. Off
Bryan Dairy Road. (727)667-1647
JOHN'S PASS VILLAGE
Location! Location! Location!
1,100 & 2,080 SF. High Traffic
Area! (727)510-9849
LARGO SEMINOLE OFFICES
$225 Two-Office Suite, $350
Larger Office, Includes Electric.
Additional Suites Are Available.
Cornerstone Realty Services,
(727)369-0788.


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42 yrs. in Pinellas. (727)443-3811.
#CRC057276
DONE RIGHT CARPENTRY.
Rotted wood replaced, doors,
drywall, crown molding.
Trim/ Finish Specialty.
25 years serving Pinellas.
Lic#C-5826. Insured.
(727)443-5822.


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(727)527-1359.
CARPET CLEANING
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(727)674-8826.

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Lic. #CRC-1326471 Bonded,
Insured, Free Est.
(727)446-3550
Established 1979



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thing." Pinellas-Family Owned, 30
years. Insured. Lic#C-6341. Kevin
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BOB COTRONE TILE, INC.
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C-7922. Call Bob, (727)423-3754

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Bonded. (727)480-4475.



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CUSTOM DRAPERIES &
Valances, Bedding, Cushions,
Shades. Your Fabric Or Ours.
Since 1981. (727)397-5708.
Sewfinecustomsewing.com


B. BLEVINS DRYWALL
No Job Too Small! Water Dam-
age, Ceilings, Texturing. Painting.
Free Estimates. #C-7872/lns.
(727)638-4342.


Affordable Quality Work
24-Hour Service. Free Est.
Senior Discount. #ER0009230
HOBBS ELECTRIC (727)441-2788
B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS.
We Have The Solution! All Electri-
cal Repairs/Installs. "Fuses to
Breakers!" Senior Discounts!
#ER13012577. (727)546-7047.
ALL WORK DONE BY OWNER.
Repairs, Service Calls, Remodel.
Barnes Electric. Since 1980.
(727)409-4364. EC13002693.
ES ELECTRIC
NO JOB TOO SMALL!
Free Estimates. All Electrical.
Licensed & Insured. EC0001509.
(727)584-8961.
GABRIEL ELECTRIC
Rewires, Repairs, Upgrades. 24/7
Emergency Service. LOW Rates!!
Since 1986. Insured.
#ER0010733. (727)442-0845.
**$28 OFF REPAIR**
Same Day Service
We Specialize In Electrical
Repairs, Troubleshooting, New
Installs. No Job Too Small!
ER0013140. Insured. Visa/MC
Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Military/Senior Discounts.
ThetaElectric.com
(727)475-2923.
All Calls Answered.
RILEY ELECTRIC
For All Your Wiring Or Service
Needs. Generators, Panel
Upgrades, Circuits Added,
Remodeling, Marina & Dock
Wiring. #EC13001284. For FAST
Service Call (727)530-5041.


BRUCE'S FURNITURE
Repair, Refinishing, Stripping.
Specializing In Caning.
Don't Buy New, "Renew"!
Free Estimates. (727)439-7324.


FREE ESTIMATES!
Installations/ Repairs. I Fix It Or
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BarnettAluminum.com
Gutters, Soffit, Fascia, Siding,
Screening, Patios, Cages,
Awnings, Windows. Satisfaction
Guaranteed. #C9302. Charles
Barnett, Inc. (727)528-2449.


ABLE HANDYMAN MIKE SR.
Navy Seabee Veteran
Serving Seniors
(727)289-4809
DAVID (727)742-3156
*Pressure Washing *Home Repair
*Garbage Hauling *Clean Gutters
*Trim *Crown Molding *Tile
*Remodeling *Windows *Doors
AND MORE!! Anything you need
completed in or around your home
we can do at a great price!
Lic.#CGC150736
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All Types Minor Home Repair.
Experienced, Professional, Eco-
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HANDYMAN HUSBANDS
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Starting $10/hour. (727)580-7031.
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Prompt, Clean & Timely Service.
15-years' experience. Insured.
(727)771-5087.
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35+ Years' Exp. Reliable, Honest.
Insured. All Minor Repairs. Free
Estimates. (727)420-9703.
MIKE'S HANDYMAN SERVICE
Minor Home Repairs, Lawn
Clean-up, Trimming, Hauling,
Pressure Washing. 25-Yrs.' Exp.
(727)526-0408
RELIABLE HANDYMAN BILL
20-Years' Experience. Also Tree
Trimming. Free Estimates. No Job
Too Small! (727)687-4565.
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All Kinds Of Minor Repairs,
Everything To "Everythink".
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(727)481-4115.
SMALL JOBS WELCOME!
Handyman With 40 Years Experi-
ence In Pinellas County. Call Nick,
(727)698-3087.


TORNADO CONSTRUCTION
Water Damage Repairs, Painting,
Carpentry, Tile. Excellent Refer-
ences. 15% Summer Discount!
CRC-1328045, (727)239-3254.



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Small Jobs OK. Yard/ Garage
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(727)644-6037

MIDWEST HAULING
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(727)475-8103.


BETZ BUILDING Contractors,
Inc. All Phases Of Work. 35 Yrs.'
Local Experience. CGC036272
(727)384-0347 (727)644-8847






J&K REMODELING CO.
Affordable, Quality Remodels &
Rehabs. Call Today For Free
Estimate. CBC1253003.
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Constructn & Renovation Inc.
as Joined Forces Wit
auintero Drywall, Inc.
For One Stop Shopping.
Minor to Major Home
Repairs, Remodels
& Additions

(727) 432-2361
(727) 560-0468
FL State Cert. Lic. & Insured
CRC1330042 C-5447

R.J. PATE CONTRACTING
Repair, Remodel, Update
Kitchens, baths, windows, doors
Free Estimates. CRC-1326585.
(727)320-0182 (727)424-2834.


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Install / Repair, Roll Downs,
Accordions, Panels, Storm
Catcher Screens, motors.
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St.Lic.#SC-C056722
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(727)224-6999.








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Full Design & Install
Ang Custom Cabinets RTC
list (Replace/Reface) T-
Floor/Wall Coverings, Countertops,

Tub To Shower Conversions
Call for your FREE Estimate
727-258-9101
#C-8623

KITCHENS & BATHS, CROWN
30 Years Exp. Lic. #C9294, Ins.
(727)346-4361 (727)580-4748


CONCRETE COUNTERTOPS,
CUSTOM CABINETS,
QUALITY WORKMANSHIP.
Licensed, Insured, References.
Lic#CBC1255512
Free Estimates, (727)596-9006.
NelsonConstructionRenos.com
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Plant & sod removal, landscap-
ing, tree service, stump grinding,
decorative patios. We Dig Ditches!
(727)595-0429.
ANGEL'S LANDSCAPING
& LAWN SERVICE
Sod, Tree Trimming, Clean-Up.
Free Estimates. Fully Licensed,
Insured. se habla Espanol.
Angelandscaping@gmail.com
angelandscaping.com
(727)686-7268
AV PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
Landscaping, Tree & Sod Services
Prompt, Affordable. Free Esti-
mates. AVProperty@yahoo.com
AVPropertyMaintenance.com
(727)557-4371.
LANDSCAPING YOU CAN
Afford. Stone Patios, Palms,
Planting, Sodding, Clean-ups,
Tree/Palm, Hedge Trimming,
Stump-grinding, Xeriscaping.
(727)319-8195.
STEVE'S FULL SERVICE
Landscaping, Lawn Care, Tree
Trimming, Clean-ups. Enhancing
Curb Appeal! Free Estimates.
(727)687-6077.


A LAWN SERVICE YOU CAN
AFFORD! From $55/Mo. Hedge,
Tree, Palm Trimming, Leaf Rak-
ing, Clean-Ups. (727)319-8195.

A Lowest Prices
Lawn Cuts Starting @ $15
*Hedge Trimming
*Palm & Tree Trimming
*Clean up & removal
Greater Image Landscape
Lic./Ins. (727)812-2317.
A+ PROFESSIONAL LAWN
MAINTENANCE
Offering Dependable, Year-Round
Lawn Care. Landscape And Sod
Installation/ Removal.
(727)565-9989.


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ACTION LAWN MAINTENANCE
Free Same-Day Estimates. De-
pendable Service. Residential &
Commercial. Licensed & Insured.
(727)365-4964.
AFFORDABLE LAWN CARE
***$50/MONTH***
Mow, Edge, Trim. Monthly/Yearly,
22-years' experience. Free Esti-
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CUSTOM COUPLE
An Honest, Reliable, Quality Lawn
Service With 36 Years Exp.
Monthly Maintenance From $60.
Call Darryl, (727)455-1288,
(727)393-8680.
EBEL LAWN CARE
Reliable, Well Established
Company. Competitive Rates.
Call (727)586-5617 Or Visit
www.ebellawncare.com
EVERGREEN LAWNS
Professional Residential Lawn
Maintenance, Hedge Trimming,
Clean-Ups. Reasonable Rates,
Free Est. Ed, (727)639-3596.
HENRY'S LAWN SERVICE
Mow, Edge, Trim & Clean-Ups.
Free Est. Lic. /Ins. (727)688-4141.


KING'S KUT
Lawn Maintenance, Landscape &
Design. Complete Property Clean-
Ups. Free Estimates. Reliable,
Dependable. (727)392-8692

LAWNS BY BISHOP
Ground & Shrub Maintenance,
Landscape & Design, Mulch &
Rock, Clean-ups, Pressure
Washing. Days, (727)831-1699,
Evenings, (727)678-3114.
ROY'S LAWN-SALAWN & MORE
Your Total Property Professional.
Now Accepting New Customers.
Free Estimates. (727)239-1483.
TIRED OF PAYING High Prices?
Quality Work At Reasonable
Rates! Diego's Lawn Care,
(727)560-7116.
Trimworks Property Maint.
Complete Lawn & Tree Care,
Landscaping, Mulch, Sod,
Clean-ups. Free Estimates.
(727)289-1633.


A-2-Z MOVING, INC.
24' Box Truck. Est. Pinellas, 1986.
Local/ Statewide. FL#IM660. Free
Estimates. (727)584-2302.

DAINGERFIELD MOVING
Homes, Offices, Condos. Large or
Small. Furniture, Appliance
Deliveries. (727)392-5856
Local Mover. IM-1034.
DOUG'S HOURLY MUSCLE! 10
FREE Wardrobe Boxes w/Move.
Family Owned. Muscle With
Hustle!! #1M410. (727)545-9332.


BURKE PAINTING CO.
Lic. #C-4641. When Quality &
Price Both Matter!
Int. /Ext. Painting &
Deck/ Paver Sealing.
We Want To Work For You!
(727)397-2284 Available 24/7.






A. BOYD FARMER. FAMILY
Business, 30+ Yrs. Residential &
Commercial. NO JOB TOO
SMALL! 2 Coats Paint, Power
Wash & Prep Work. Quality
Guaranteed. Senior Discounts.
#C-8626. (727)458-3650.
A FULL SERVICE PAINTING
Company. Quality Workmanship,
Competitive Rates, 30 Years' Exp.
#C10218. Insured. Brian Keegan
(727)519-3681.

AFFORDABLE
PAINTING
By Tim Barrett Painting, Inc.
20-Years' Experience. Honest &
Dependable. Insured. #C-9762.
Owner Operated. (727)391-6694.
PETER PAPPAS PAINTING, LLC
FALL SPECIAL!!
2,000 Exterior SF for $1,300.
Wash, prep, seal & 2 coats paint.
Quality Guaranteed! #C5593.
(727)542-9547.
WANTED: 20 Homes To Show-
case our Solar Products and Life-
time Exterior Paint. Call to see if
your home qualifies. Call
(877)292-3120. #CRC016377;
#CVC056656..


PATIO DOOR REPAIRS
Get sliding doors rolling again.
Special Offer $95.95 per panel.
Call Ron at Ron's Windows.
#C-7023. (727)393-3792.


ROB'S PEST CONTROL
Roaches? Ants? Fleas? Serving
Pinellas since 1979. Call Now!
(727)392-2847 Cell (727)687-1730


DOG GROOMING, Only $20!
Any Small Breed. New Clients
Only. (727)596-CLIP (2547).
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PAINTING
Family Owned & Operated Over 30 Years
Interior/Exterior
Painting Floors Stucco/Drywall Repair
Waterproofing Texturing Eco Friendly
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TURNER WALL & CEILING, INC.
Wall & Ceiling Repairs. Water
Damage, A/C Holes, Plastering,
Drywall Repairs And Texturing.
#C-5129 (727)391-3569.
ANDY'S STUCCO & Plastering.
Small Plaster/ Stucco Jobs. Patch
Work. Lic#C-6903. Insured. Free
Estimates. (727)524-8140.


FAUCETS TO WATER HEATERS
No Job Too Small. Sewer/ Drain
Cleaning. Serving Pinellas 25
Years. #RF0049545.
Rick's Plumbing, (727)397-7809,
(727)595-9611.
James McDaniel Plumbing
Full Service Master Plumber. No
Overtime Or Hidden Cost! Water
Heater Repair/ Replace. Sewer &
Drain Line Cleaning, Faucet
Repairs. Lic/Ins. CFC1427191
(727)584-3046.
*SENIORS' DISCOUNT
*Discount on drain cleaning.
*Up-front pricing. *Faucets to
water heaters. No job too small.
#C8670. Call (727)596-9500.
GLEN MYERS PLUMBING
No job too small!!
Lic. #CFC057544.
All Work Done "By Glen"
($20.00 OFF WITH THIS AD)
Call (727) 443-6318 or
www.glenmyersplumbing.com.
PETE'S CERT. PLUMBING
Repairs & Irrigation.
Owner operated. Low Rates. Free
estimates. 10% OFF W/AD!
CFC021491. Insured. Visa/MC.
(727)487-3645.
Small Job Specialist.
Senior Discount.
CFC1427888. Call Charlie,
(727)522-2508


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Services as low as $60/mo.
Third month FREE!
Free Estimates. (727)812-6885.
CARDINAL POOL CARE
Weekly Pool Service, Monthly
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(727)692-4232
HARTLEY'S POOL SERVICE
Dependable, Reliable.
Reasonable Rates.
Weekly service starting
@ $42.50/month. 20-years'
experience. Old-fashioned
Service. (727)434-5300.
LIVING WATER
POOL SERVICE
Weekly Service Or Chemical
Check Only, Includes Chemicals.
Family Owned. (727)204-1387.
POOL CARE WITH PRIDE
"The Name Says It All"
Personalized Service.
Owner Operated. (727)947-2280.
poolcarewithpride@gmail.com


A XTREME Pressure Cleaning
Lic/Ins. We Clean Anything!!! Big/
Small Jobs, LOW PRICES! Free
Estimates. (727)585-2886.


LOWEST PRICES ON ALL
Phases of Remodeling And Room
Additions. Insurance Specialist!
CBC054546. (727)410-7323.




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Old Time
Workmanship
Old Time Integrity
Licensed & Insured
#CCC056850
A Christian Owned Co.
(727) 824-9996




AQUA PROOF ROOFING
Quality, Affordable, Repairs, New
Roofs, All Types. Talk directly to
Owner not a pushy salesperson.
VISA, MasterCard accepted.
CCC1327019. (727)527-8309.
ROOF REPAIRS, CALL 24/7.
Flat roof and mobile home special-
ist. Free certified inspections. Li-
censed & Insured. #CCC1327406.
All Florida Weatherproofing &
Construction. (877)572-1019.


ARK ROOFING
Re-Roofs, New Roofs,
Repairs. All Roof Types.
Licensed & Insured.
(727)793-4915
FL. Lic#CCC1326623





DEAN WLSON ROOFING
There Is Nothing More Important
Than Quality For Our Customers!!
CCC1327771. (727)320-7940.

E. DAVIS ROOFING
All Types of Roofing, Repairs
*Call for Free Estimate*
Lic#RC0033898, since 1979.
(727)565-0113.

HOWE ROOFING. NEW ROOFS,
Re-roofing, Flat Roofs, Repairs.
Serving Pinellas Cty. 30+ Years!
#RC0031425. (727)584-6387.

LOWEST ROOFING PRICES!
24-hour Emergency Repair &
Re-Roof Specialist. Any type of
roof! #CCC056893 (727)410-7323

MAGYAR ROOFING
All Types Of Roofs & Repairs.
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Making This Right


Beaches

Claims

Cleanup


Economic Investment

Environmental
Restoration

Health and Safety

Wildlife


For general information visit: bp.com
For help or information: (866) 448-5816

restorethegulf.gov
Facebook: BP America
Twitter: @BP_America
YouTube: BP

For claims information visit: bp.com/claims
floridagulfresponse.com


I was born in New Orleans. My family still lives here. We have
to restore the Gulf communities for the shrimpers, fishermen,
hotel and restaurant owners who live and work here.
Iris Cross, BP Community Outreach


No oil has flowed into the Gulf for weeks. But we know this is just the
beginning of our work. BP has taken full responsibility for the cleanup
in the Gulf and that includes keeping you informed.

Restoring Gulf Communities
We can't undo this tragedy. But we can help people get back on their feet.
We have been working with impacted communities since day one.

Partnering with local governments and community organizations, my job is
to listen to people's needs and frustrations and find ways to help. We have
19 community centers and teams in four states, listening and helping.

Restoring The Economy
BP is here in Gulf communities with shrimpers, fishermen, hotel and
restaurant owners, helping to make them whole.

More than 120,000 claim payments totaling over $375 million have
already gone to people affected by the spill. We have committed a
$20 billion independent fund to pay all legitimate claims, including lost
incomes until people impacted can go back to work. And none of this
will be paid by taxpayers.

BP has also given grants of $87 million to the states to help tourism
recover and bring people back to the Gulf beaches.

Restoring The Environment
We're going to keep looking for oil and cleaning it up if we find it. Teams
will remain in place for as long as it takes to restore the Gulf Coast.

And we've dedicated $500 million to work with local and national scientific
experts on the impact of the spill and to restore environmental damage.

Thousands of BP employees have their roots in the Gulf. We support
over 10,000 jobs in the region and people here are our neighbors. We
know we haven't always been perfect, but we will be here until the oil
is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal. We will do
everything we can to make this right.


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