City officials OK plans for sewage study By AMANDA SEBASTIANOLARGO How many fifth graders out there know how to write a check? Or make a deposit at a bank? How many can even spell free enterprise, let alone know what it means? If the child goes to school in Pinellas County, there is a good chance he or she will know all four. Enterprise Village, one of the two Pinellas County Education Foundations programs that are teaching students about the business world, is teaching children skills through real life examples, not just theories, Pinellas County Foundation President Terry Boehm said. The program was founded 25 years ago in 1986 by businessman Gus Stavros to create a system that would teach students about economics and business. The horseshoe-shaped array of businesses, such as Publix, McDonalds and Bank of America, are the result. The students must take a six-week course before they can start at the village, which is at 12090 Starkey Road. After that is completed they will go there every day for the rest of the school year. They must first pick a few places they would like to work and go through the interview and application process until each student has a job. After each student is placed at a business, some will be designated as managers, which will teach those students leadership skills as well, Associate Director of Marketing and Individual Giving Tamra Eitel said. The children, now full-time employees at their companies, will be responsible for depositing their pay checks, making purchases with their debit cards and taking lunch breaks. I think one of the real successes of this program is that the kids are learning by doing, Boehm said. Theyre fully engaged and immersed in free enterprise. Theyre living it and thats the best way to learn, he said. The students also will vote for a mayor, have a live DJ that plays requests all day and will now have someone delivering their packages to their doorstep. UPS gave $50,000 to Enterprise Village and is joining as the newest member of the community. The fifth graders that will work for the company, will wear the uniform, deliver the packages and other duties the company requires, but there wont be an actual establishment set up in the cul-de-sac until later. The check will cover a 10-year-spot in the village among the other businesses. Sponsors like UPS and donations are what keep the program running, Eitel said. Although the small business community that lies behind the close doors of the foundation looks packed, with business walls pressed tightly against their neighbor, new sponsors are never turned away. There were about 1,800 volunteers for the 2010-2011 school year, and are always welcome and needed. Volunteers are usually, but dont have to be, parents of the children in the program, which helps them with issues they are having at their jobs. See FOUNDATION, page 4AE&E to close for kitchen makeoverQualifying for city election begins Aug. 1 Two seats will be on the Nov. 8 ballot ... Page 3A. Also in theaters will be Crazy, Stupid, Love, with Steve Carell ... Page 1B.Cowboys and Aliens opens this weekend, starring Craig, Ford Volume XXXIV,No. 2 July 28, 2011 www.TBNweekly.com VIEWPOINTSTom GermondSee a shark? Experts say you should get out of the water. Page 11A. Features Business . . . . . . . . . .12A Classieds . . . . . . . . .4-7B Community . . . . . . . .13-14A County . . . . . . . . . . .6-8A Entertainment . . . . . . .1,3,8B Just for fun . . . . . . . . . .2B Outdoors . . . . . . . . . .10A Pets of the week . . . . . . . .14A Police beat . . . . . . . . . .6A Schools . . . . . . . . . . .9A Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . .11A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising LARGOQualifying to begin for citys electionFour candidates pick up election material. Two seats will be on the ballot. ... Page 3A.INSIDE OUTDOORS COUNTYClearwater OKs red-light camerasThe citys on-again, off-again plan to test a prototype system of red light cameras at key intersections is on again. In a move on July 21, the City Council reversed its surprise decision of July 18 to indefinitely shelve the controversial plan. ... Page 8A.ENTERTAINMENTMusic SceneAlison Krauss and Union Station, perform Sunday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall. See the list of August concerts. ... Page 1B. Full Service, Private Rooms, Licensed Hairdresser.727-723-5255 9148 Seminole Blvd., SeminoleLollys WigsDont let Heat & Humidity cause you a Bad Hair Day! 20% OFF with this ad 072811 063011 12046 Indian Rocks Road, Largo 727-595-1222 www.VONailsAndSpa.comFACIALS SPA THERAPY WAXING NAILS AND MORE Not available with other offers. Expires 8/30/11Full Set or Spa Mani-PediNot available with other offers. 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By WAYNE AYERSBELLEAIR BLUFFS E&E Stakeout Grills celebrated Chef Erwin and his assistants will soon have a new space for preparing their culinary specialties. The popular eatery in The Plaza at 100 N. Indian Rocks Road will be closing for four-tosix weeks beginning July 31 to allow for construction of a stateof-the-art kitchen facility. The shutdown is necessary to replace the ceiling, wall and floors and install the latest equipment, said Cathy Hall, the restaurants spokesperson. The renovation is the first total kitchen makeover since E&E began operation in 1985 as Eugens Restaurant, named after owner Eugen Fuhrmann. The restaurant was closed in 1994 for a partial renovation, and a bar update was done in 2002, Hall said, but this time the focus is on the restaurants heart, its kitchen. We are streamlining the kitchen with more efficient equipment, a whole new floor plan and set-up, creating a much nicer cooking environment, Hall said. This will be a lot easier on the staff, including the serving staff. See E&E, page 4A By TOM GERMONDLARGO City officials will launch a $60,700 study on odors in its sewage system, acting upon complaints from residents of at least two mobile home parks Many residents of the Paradise Island and Fairway Village complained to the Largo City Commission last year about sewage odors at several meetings. A Paradise Island representative said the park has spent thousands of dollars on the issue and contended that the city is responsible for the problem. City commissioners told staff Oct. 19 to meet with Paradise Island representatives to investigate sewage problems in the development, which has about 830 residents. At their July 19 meeting, a couple of commissioners questioned why the process has taken so long to initiate the study. It seems to be taking forever to get done what we started a year ago nearly, Commissioner Mary Black said. City Engineer Leland Dicus said the process used to hire a consultant wasnt staffs preferred method. The city initiated a special effort to form an agreement with a firm it hasnt worked with in the past, and several officials, including the city attorney, were involved in the process, extending the time frame. We also have been very proactive in working step by step with representatives of Paradise Island Mobile Home Park. So we have been making efforts to coordinate meetings with them and providing additional time and comment to give them the opportunity to give us feedback, Dicus said. Dicus said the park was provided a copy of the scope of work and fee. See STUDY, page 4AI think one of the real successes of this program is that the kids are learning by doing.Terry Boehm, president Pinellas County Education Foundation Photo by AMANDA SEBASTIANOA photo of Enterprise Village founder, Gus Stavros, and two recent donations are displayed proudly at the entrance of the Pinellas County Education Foundation. Students learn how to be business savvy
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Based on recent discussions, the golf course likely will be under more scrutiny during budget sessions in ensuing weeks. Commissioners also have heard twice from a Clearwater Golf Club consultant, Ed Hooper, who said July 19 the club is interested in operating the Largo Golf Course. Hooper, who is also a state representative, said that city commissioners are addressing revenue problems, and they must either raise the citys millage, reduce services or think outside the box. The city has earmarked $150,000 in its proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 to be transferred to the golf course fund. And if you dont have to spend that money and you take that and put it with the revenue you would receive, you have just given Chief Wallace four or five new firefighters, you have given Chief Carroll four or five new police officers. The revenue is there; its just math. If golf courses are not operated as if they are a business, the city will keep pouring more citizens money into the operation, he said. And its a wonderful activity, Hooper said. I love golf. Is that the essential business that government needs to be subsidizing when there are so many needs? Every other city that he knows of except St. Petersburg is getting away from running golf courses, he said. Clearwater Golf Club President Greg McClimans is a 30-year PGA professional and understands every facet of golf course management, golf course marketing, golf course operations, Hooper said. He thinks you have a wonderful asset, as do I. Its in great shape, he said, but he added that the city has so many other financial needs. Some city commissioners asked that more information on the proposal be provided to them for discussions at budget work session. City officials have explored a variety of marketing approaches in hopes of increasing play at the golf course, which is at 12500 Vonn Road. The economic downturn and inclement weather during the peak season in fiscal year 2010 took its toll on the golf course. The highest net loss for any normal year of operation was in that year, $307,000, a city report said. The Largo Golf Course was purchased by the city in February 1979. The course sits on about 47 acres with frontage on both Walsingham and Vonn roads. The city-owned 18-hole executive golf course also includes a pro shop and a concession area leased to a private operator. Photo by TOM GERMONDCity commissioners are concerned about the Largo Golf Course, located on Vonn Road, receiving subsidies from the citys operating budget.City officials keep close eye on golf course options
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This section of track, called the Clearwater Subdivision, originates in Tampa at Busch Boulevard east of Interstate 275 and serves industrial areas in Tampa, Oldsmar, Largo and St. Petersburg.Making tracks Give bloodOne blood donation can help save the lives of up to three patients. In the Tampa Bay area, 38 hospitals and 80 ambulatory care centers count on us for whole blood, blood products and services, and we must collect more than 750 pints of this gift of life every day, just to meet the needs of our neighbors in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Manatee counties. Visit www.fbsblood.orgQualifying for city seats begins Aug. 1LARGO The candidate qualifying period for the Nov. 8, elections begins on Monday, Aug. 1, and ends on Monday, Aug. 15. Candidates who had picked up candidate guides and petition cards as of last week are Commissioner Mary Gray Black, a retired Belleair Beach city clerk, Michael Smith, a senior library assistant at Pinellas Park Library, Ryan Thuman, business consultant, Seat 1; and Commissioner Robert Murray, a retired Pinellas County Sheriffs Office senior flight mechanic and an adjunct assistant professor, Seat 2. Seats 1 and 2 are subject to election to three-year terms. This election will be the citys last stand-alone election and the last election for three-year terms. Beginning in 2012, elections will be held only in the even years and all seats will be for four-year terms.Railroad crossing repairs close a portion of Starkey Road LARGO Starkey Road, between Bryan Dairy Road and Ulmerton Road, has reduced to one lane of traffic in both directions this week at the railroad crossing. The repair work is scheduled to be complete, and the road completely opened, by 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 30. CSX Transportation Inc., with assistance from Pinellas County, will be performing emergency repairs on a damaged concrete transition panel between the railroad tracks and the roadway. Two-way traffic will be maintained in this area by utilizing the southbound lanes to keep one lane open in each direction. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes during the repair project. The primary detour route for this project is Seminole Boulevard. Variable message boards have been posted to notify motorists of the scheduled work. Officials believe that the repair will require more time than was needed for the McMullen Booth railroad crossing repair in June.City accepting applications for 2011 businessfriendly Citizens AcademyLARGO The fall Citizens Academy will have a special focus: allowing local business owners and operators to talk with city commissioners, learn about downtown development and ways to make their businesses safe. 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4A Leader, July 28, 2011 STUDY, from page 1AWe incorporated their feedback and they were aware we are presenting it tonight and thanked us for keeping them involved in the process, Dicus said. Park manager Nancy Perry said July 21 that she is satisfied with the citys efforts to allow Paradise Island to participate in the selection of the consultants. We are very pleased the city is working with us, she said. Paradise Island believes that the consultants selected will do a good job, Perry said. Though the park continues to have odors and the study may take months, a few months versus years of continued smell will really help, she said. The consultants may undertake two sampling events. If sampling in dry weather is conducted in the winter, the entire study is expected to be completed by spring. The study, which will be conducted by Webster Environmental Associates Inc. of Louisville, Ky., will include the 142nd and 150th avenue areas between Lake Avenue and 58th Street. It encompasses Paradise Island as well as historically high odor and corrosion locations. Lift stations and force mains that potentially contribute to the odors and corrosion in the corridor will be included in the study. Once the study is completed, city officials will bring recommendations to the City Commission to lower odors in different areas. Commissioners Curtis Holmes complimented staff because once upon a time we were focused in exclusively Paradise Island, but the study area under consideration is rather lengthy. I can see why it has taken so long to put this package together. Because if you have had cave-ins and everything else along this system, I just have a feeling this has not been Paradise Island picking on the city of Largo, and I applaud what you are doing here, Holmes said. Commissioners voted 7-0 to approve the agreement with Webster. FOUNDATION, from page 1AAlthough participating in Enterprise Village is only a requirement for students of public schools in Pinellas County, private schools are often having their students complete the program as well. The idea has also been spreading on a national level and across international waters as well. Across the United States, similar programs are popping up called Biz Towns. When national delegates from other states or those from other countries come to Florida, they are given choices for which cities theyd like to visit; most of them pick Largo to see the village, Eitel said. Japan and Nigeria have representatives that have visited the village. Japan created a similar type of program and others are interested as well, she said. Last school year, about 10,000 students went through the program and about 8,000 completed the neighboring program, Finance Park. Finance Park is for eighth grade students, is geared toward budgeting and goes into deeper detail than Enterprise Village. Now, students will be given a scenario with their age, number of children, income, taxes and other information and will be responsible for buying a car, grocery shopping and other life expenses. In this second stage, the students will start having to be more independent and work alone as opposed to working together to keep their business going like they were in Enterprise Village. The students also will learn about legal situations and investments. Ive met (now) 20-somethings that went through the two programs and looking back they say it was one of their best memories. This experience really resonates with them, Eitel said. One student we had last year said that her mother told her she would learn about what it was like in the real world and she told me her mother was right, she said. The Pinellas County Education Foundation has various other programs in place, such as their Doorways program that gives college scholarships to low-income families that are on the free or reduced lunch plans in countywide schools. Last year, 314 students were given a Doorway scholarship. As Enterprise Village celebrates its 25th anniversary, Stavros, now in his 80s, is still very much involved with the company. He made a speech earlier this year about the programs success and hopes for the future. I have friends who have kids in third and fourth grade that cant wait to be in fifth grade, specifically for Enterprise Village, Eitel said. Photo by AMANDA SEBASTIANOA wall of inspiration for the fifth graders inside Enterprise Village, a program that teaches Pinellas County students about business and free enterprise. By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Funding for social actions programs was one of the items discussed July 19 as Pinellas County commissioners began work to tweak the proposed budget for fiscal year 2012. Pinellas County Administrator Bob LaSalas budget presented July 12 was void of funding for social action programs; however, commissioners, with the exception of Nancy Bostock, were uncomfortable with that scenario and asked staff to go back and make adjustments. Commissioners got their first look at LaSalas final budget at the July 12 regular meeting. Since that time, they have been reviewing more than 5,000 pages of documents to make note of questions and suggestions for changes. Dan Mann of Largo, president and CEO of Lighthouse of Pinellas for the Blind and Visually Impaired, spoke to commissioners about the need for social action funding. He said the 2010 census showed that Tampa Bay had a high concentration of seniors and many need help with their vision. Mann said he appreciated the hard work done to balance the countys budget, but cautioned that people who depend on services from his organization and others would be heavily impacted by decisions made today. Betty Goldie, of St. Petersburg, representing the organization Faith and Action for Strength Together, continued to push for funding for affordable housing, saying FAST did not want to wait until 2017 for Penny for Pinellas money to be made available for a land assembly fund. Do the right thing and see if you can find that funding you promised us, she said. Commissioner Ken Welch came up with the most questions for the first budget discussion session. He spoke about the need for $10,000 to restore funding for full-time employees at the Homeless Leadership Network. Bostock, who serves on the Homeless Leadership Network board with Welch, said she could support partial funding to restore the employee position, but she also voiced her concern about dipping into the stabilization fund. Thats ($10,000) not a lot of money, but if we do that (OK more funding requests) for the next four hours, she said. She recommended looking at all the existing funding for homeless services. Commission Chair Susan Latvala suggested starting a list of funding requests and the consensus was to put the Homeless Leadership Networks needs on that list. Welch then brought up the big question what to do about social action funding. I understand why it was eliminated, he said. But, he also said the funding was important because of the way it allowed organizations to leverage their dollars to meet their needs. Latvala said part of the problem with social action funding was the way it was administered. Each year, they have to jump through hoops (groups applying for money), she said. The grant process is very time consuming arbitrary. She suggested looking into ways to streamline the process to make it easier to administer. Commissioner Karen Seel said that new criteria could be used to determine the need for funding and consider whether the loss of county dollars would prohibit a group from being eligible to receive federal or state money. She said some services were more critical than others. For example, services that help keep people in their homes keep that population from becoming dependent on other services, she said. Commissioner Norm Roche agreed with Seel, saying he supported making a minimal investment to maximize return. Bostock said the board needed to look at the other cuts being made. Not that the agencies dont do good work and theres not a great need, she said. However, she said there were other bigger concerns, including no pay raises for employees, the need to increase water bills and finding money to pay for emergency medical services. Its hard to give money, when were cutting, she said. Welch said he had to argue from the other side. Wise investments keep us from having to spend money down the line, he said. These arent Cadillac programs. He said he would support restoring $360,000 to the social action fund budget. Latvala suggested asking staff to come up with ideas on how to find the money. She said she also would like to see an elimination of the process of awarding grants. She prefers a process whereby the staff awards the money, not a committee. Commissioners agreed with Latvalas proposal except Bostock, who said she would not support going in this direction. Welch also said he would support the request from FAST to provide money for the land assembly fund in 2012 instead of 2017 due to promises made before the last election requesting renewal of Penny for Pinellas. He also said land prices were cheaper now through the foreseeable future. Roche said he would have to be the bad guy on this. He said he understood the promise made by former commissioners, but that priority had to take precedent over promises. He said $150 million had already been spent on land acquisition. I dont believe it is our job to make land investments for affordable housing, he said. Roche would like to see more focus on problems such as flooding and job creation so people can afford to rent and buy their own homes. I disagree. A promise is a promise, Commissioner John Morroni said. He said recent economic times had taught the commission a big lesson about making promises for the future. However, promises were made in the past, he said. Commissioners asked for an update on availability of money already allocated to the housing trust fund and other affordable housing programs. Bostock said she doesnt believe the commission should give priority to any special interest group. We owe the community the best use of the money, she said. It is our responsibility to allocate money to meet the communitys needs. Discussion turned to borrowing money from other county funds to provide money for the land assembly fund, beginning in 2012. Commissioner Neil Brickfield objected to that plan. In the end, commissioners voted 4-3 to have staff bring back options on funding methods for the land assembly fund. Brickfield, Bostock and Roche voted no. The three commissioners were not on the board when money was promised to pay for affordable housing from Penny for Pinellas funds. In other budget decisions, the commission said no to a request from Palm Harbor to increase its millage, citing past protests from the residents against it. But they agreed to put a request for $42,000 from the East Lake Library on the list for possible funding. The remainder of the meeting was a discussion on how to proceed with a review of the proposed budget. The consensus was to go over two or more funding areas at a series of future meetings. The commissioners are expected to approve tentative millage rates on July 28. Additional discussions will take place at subsequent meetings up until the final public budget hearing on Sept. 27. The fiscal year begins Oct. 1.Commissioners discuss proposed budget changesCommissioners got their first look at LaSalas final budget at the July 12 regular meeting. Since that time, they have been reviewing more than 5,000 pages of documents to make note of questions and suggestions for changes.Annual water system maintenance program begins Aug. 1The method of water treatment utilized by Pinellas County Utilities and its wholesale customers will be temporarily modified between Aug. 1 and Sept. 12. This short-term change from chloramine to chlorine disinfection is a routine maintenance measure designed to optimize water quality. Those impacted by this maintenance program include Pinellas County Utilities customers as well as customers in the cities of Clearwater, Pinellas Park, Safety Harbor, Tarpon Springs and Oldsmar. Many communities using chloramine annually utilize chlorine for a short period to maintain system water quality. Pinellas County Utilities switched to chloramine in 2002 to ensure compliance with Environmental Protection Agency standards. Kidney dialysis patients should not be impacted, but should contact their dialysis care provider for more information about chlorine treatment. Fish owners should not be affected if they already have a system in place to remove chloramines, but should contact local pet suppliers with any questions. There are no major indications of significant bacteriological contamination problems and this disinfection program is designed to maintain distribution system water quality and minimize the potential for any future problem. The water will continue to meet federal and state standards for safe drinking water. Customers may notice a slight difference in taste and/or odor of the water during this temporary change in treatment. Conditions experienced by Utilities customers will be identical to the more than 50 years prior to 2002 when chlorine was used as the primary disinfectant in the water. For more information, please visit www.pinellascounty.org/utilities or call Pinellas County Utilities Customer Service at 464-4000.Apartments may be first phase at Bay PinesSEMINOLE Once construction gets under way at the site of the former Bay Pines Mobile Home Park, apartments could be the first phase. Speaking at the monthly luncheon of the Seminole Chamber of Commerce, Steve Messing, president of the retail division of Kitson and Partners, said the long-awaited project on 60 acres at the northwest corner of Bay Pines Boulevard and 100th Way will include a net 24 acres for residential use, which a large portion will be devoted to about 330 apartments. The remainder of the 483 residential units will be senior housing and/or townhomes, Messing said. We have an apartment guy thats interested, said Messing. If things work out, they would submit a site plan (to the city) in the third or fourth quarter. He said grading and permits should be complete at some point in the fourth quarter and construction crews could start moving dirt in the first quarter of 2012. Messing said Kitson, which is doing business locally as KE Bay Pines Properties LLC, is seeking contractors to handle the construction of a 125-room hotel, 204,000 square feet of retail space, the residential component and a restaurant. Each contractor would be responsible for producing its respective site plan, which would need city approval. Messing said the hotel would likely be four stories, such as a Holiday Inn Express or Hampton Inn, but no user is interested at this time due to market conditions. Messing is also seeking an unspecified number of retail anchors but none are lined up at this point. Until we get the retail anchors, I wont be able to get other retailers, he said. The property will feature 50 useable acres after reconfiguration of the ponds. On July 12, the city approved a development agreement with Kitson, as well as a change in the citys future land use map and zoning map. Bob McClureCity to buy out Pickles leaseCLEARWATER A decade ago, the city-owned Harborview Center boasted a convention facility, a Stein Mart department store and the Pickles Plus Too deli. Today, only the deli remains, and that too will soon be history. The city has wanted for some time to close the entire money losing Harborview Center, but there was a problem. Pickles lease still has 8.5 years to run. City officials tried to negotiate a buyout with Pickles owners, Joe and Kim Benedettini, but the siblings claimed the citys aggressive bargaining tactics amounted to harassment, and they filed a lawsuit. On July 21, the City Council unanimously approved an agreement to end that lawsuit. The city will pay the Benedettinis $668,000 in exchange for their promise to move out before March 1, 2012. If they are not out by then, they face fines of $1,000 a day. In the meantime, they sought and received a waiver of their contractual obligation to stay open until 7 p.m. They do not want to serve dinner any longer, City Attorney Pam Akin said. There was no discussion of the fate of the Harborview Center building, but it is widely believed that the city will raze the structure to avoid the $60,000 annual cost of maintaining it. Nobody is happy about this (settlement), Mayor Frank Hibbard said. But its the right thing to do, and we have to move on.City sets aside $150K to settle three accident claimsCLEARWATER At its July 21 meeting, the City Council earmarked $150,000 for the settlement of three accident claims involving cityowned vehicles. Thomas Quayle Jr. will receive $60,000 for injuries he received when a police car rear-ended his stopped car. He was treated for back, leg and neck pain, as well as headaches. Wilbur Taylor will be paid $50,000 for a herniated disc and lower back strain he sustained when a fire engine backed into the path of his vehicle. Gerard Gregory will get $40,000 for the shoulder, neck and back pain he suffered after a Gas Department vehicle rear-ended his stopped car. Lester R. Dailey E&E, from page 1AHall termed the closing period a very reasonable timeframe for the renovation work needed. She said the restaurant staff was notified of the shutdown at least six months ago. In the meantime, E&Es sister restaurant, the popular Guppys on the Beach in Indian Rocks Beach, will be offering some of the most popular E&E dishes during the closure period. Prime rib, never a Guppys menu item, will be served on Sunday nights, Hall said. The rodeo steak also will be available at Guppys. The E&E dishes will be prepared at Guppys by a different chef in a different kitchen, Hall pointed out. But she said they will be as close to E&Es preparation as we can get it. Customers will get a chance to have their own favorite E&E entre featured at Guppys, through a contest being held on E&Es Facebook page. Followers can post an E&E dish they would like to see served. The entre with the most votes will be added to the menu, Hall said. During the shutdown period, E&Es customer reward cards will be honored at Guppys and Mystic Fish in Palm Harbor, which are under the same ownership. E&E gift certificates will not be accepted, however, due to different corporate structures among the restaurants, Hall said.Plaza merchants sales stimulus planPlaza merchants have banded together with a positive plan to help minimize any impact E&Es closure period will have on their businesses. To stimulate sales, they are offering Plaza Bucks, good for $10 off on any $50 purchase during August at participating merchants. Tami List, manager of 432 West Side, said the store had given Bucks to customers in the past. We proposed the idea (to the merchants) and it snowballed into Plaza Bucks, List said. Connected to the Plaza Bucks is a raffle, with prizes consisting of two $200 E&E gift certificates and 10 $50 certificates, redeemable at any of 10 participating merchants. The raffle is entered by filling out a tear-off form attached to each Plaza Buck, said Brian Franzese of Bella Vino Wine and Cheese Market. A drawing of the winners will be held the first week in September, he said. Franzese said he and co-owner/wife Cheryl see an opportunity to build their bar sales while E&E is closed. Briefs
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The fire does not appear to be suspicious at this time.Man injured when gas ignitesSEMINOLE A Seminole man was seriously burned about 4:45 p.m. July 21 after gas ignited while he was working on his girlfriends vehicle. Pinellas County sheriffs deputies responded to a report of a vehicle fire at 10816 61st Ave. N. in Seminole and found Joseph P. Williamson, 31, being treated by paramedics for serious burns to his arms. He was transported by helicopter to Tampa General Hospital where he remains. According to witnesses, Williamson was using an electric leaf blower to siphon gasoline from a 1997 Saturn owned by Sommer M. Brocuglio, 34, of Seminole when a spark from the blower ignited the fire. Williamson was attempting to check the gas tank for sugar because he believed the vehicle had been tampered with when he discovered the gas lid open. The investigation continues.Teen charged with first-degree murderOLDSMAR An Oldsmar teen was arrested and charged with first-degree murder July 24 in connection with the death of another teen. A citizen walking his dog found a Tarpon Springs man bleeding and unconscious just after 6:30 p.m. July 21 in a wooded area at the south end of Gray Bark Drive in Oldsmar. Pinellas County sheriffs detectives identified the injured man as Tyler James Slipko, 18. Slipko was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries. The Sheriffs Office announced the afternoon of July 24 that Slipko had died. Diamonte Weatherspoon, 16, of Oldsmar was arrested, accused of murdering Slipko. According to the sheriffs report, Slipkos family and friends say he was last seen about 2 p.m. July 21 in a 1994 two-door Toyota Camry, champagne in color, with Florida tag 721-DKS. The vehicle, which belonged to a family member, was missing and considered stolen. Detectives are not releasing many details about the homicide because it is still an open active investigation. However, they are saying Weatherspoon shot Slipko, took his vehicle and left him for dead. Witnesses who know Weatherspoon say this was not a random act of violence. Weatherspoon and Slipko were acquainted. Detectives arrested Weatherspoon July 24 at the Pinellas Juvenile Assessment Center where he was already being held for theft of a firearm. Detectives also recovered the 1994 Toyota Camry that Slipko was last seen driving. Witnesses also told detectives they had seen Weatherspoon driving the victims vehicle after the shooting. The investigation continues.Help needed to ID would-be ATM thiefPALM HARBOR Pinellas County sheriffs deputies are seeking help to identify a man who attempted to break into an ATM at the BB&T Bank, 35098 U.S. 19 N. in Palm Harbor. The suspect, described as a clean-shaven white male, age 20-something, was caught on security camera photos attempting to break into the ATM on Friday, July 8, 9:10 p.m.; and Tuesday, July 12, 12:05 a.m. Deputies are releasing images of the suspect and believe someone will recognize him. Anyone who has information related to the suspect is asked to contact Deputy Karl Gwynne at 582-6200, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, contact Crime Stoppers of Pinellas at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).Officer cleared in shooting deathLARGO Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney Bernie McCabe determined that the shooting death of Nicholas John Pesare by Largo police Officer N. Hansmann was justifiable homicide under state law, police reports said. Hansmann, who has been on paid administrative leave since the incident, will be returning to full duty. According to police reports, Pesare, 18, was shot after he threatened officers with a knife when they tried to make contact with him at the Laguna Vista Apartments, 555 Belcher Road S. The domestic dispute was between a mother and her adult son, Pesare, who had been using narcotics and was threatening suicide, the Largo police report said. As a result of the investigation conducted by my office, I have determined that Officers Nathaniel Hansmann and James Shinn were in the performance of their legal duties when they were confronted by Nicholas John Pesare who was armed with a knife, McCabe wrote, in a letter to Police Chief John Carroll. Without provocation of any kind, Pesare raised the knife in a threatening manner and quickly advanced towards the two officers. Both officers were in fear for their own lives as well as the lives of each other when Officer Hansmann fired his pistol. Man arrested for planting hoax bombLARGO A Largo man was arrested July 21 accused of planting a hoax bomb under his own vehicle. Jeffrey Boreman, 37, was charged with a seconddegree felony after Largo police determined he had built and planted a hoax bomb on his own vehicle before taking it to a local business for an oil change. Police were called to the Jiffy Lube at 13763 Walsingham Road about 5 p.m. July 16 after a technician found a suspicious device attached to the undercarriage of Boremans car. Largo police called the Tampa Bomb Squad for assistance. The bomb squad, along with agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, responded to assist. A robot was used to remove the device from the vehicle. A large number of businesses near the Jiffy Lube were closed and evacuated and a portion of Walsingham Road was closed for several hours before authorities determined the device was a fake. According to information from Largo police, Boreman initially was listed as the victim because the suspicious device had been attached to his vehicle. However, things changed when Largo police began their investigation. A detective noticed that one of the pieces used to build the hoax bomb was from a brand of watch, specifically sold at Target. The investigator at Target was asked to research the sale of that type of watch in the general area in the last 30 days. The investigator found that four of the watches had been sold. Surveillance video showed that one of the watches was purchased by a man who fit Boremans description. The man also was seen purchasing batteries and a type of glue that authorities believe was used in the making of the fake device. A photograph of the man was sent to Largo police, who confirmed the man was Boreman. Boreman went to the Largo Police Department on the morning of July 21 to provide more information about the incident. At the time, he was still claiming to be the victim, police said. In an interview, he allegedly admitted planting the fake device. He was booked into the Pinellas County Jail and released within hours on $10,000 bond.IRB man charged with murdering his wifeINDIAN ROCKS BEACH An Indian Rocks Beach man was arrested July 22 after telling Pinellas County sheriffs deputies he had murdered his wife. Deputies responded to a call about 6:30 p.m. July 21 and found David R. Ernst, 45, of 1916 First St., being treated by paramedics. Ernst had reportedly tried to kill himself by taking unknown medications. Initially, Ernst was taken to a local hospital where he was being guarded by deputies, according to the sheriffs report. He was released from the hospital and booked in the Pinellas County Jail, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Darlene M. Mayfield, 59. While investigating the attempted suicide, deputies learned Ernst had made statements to a neighbor that he had killed his wife. When deputies entered the residence to check on Ernsts wife, they discovered a womans decomposing body in the bathtub of the upstairs bathroom. They immediately notified Homicide Unit detectives who took over the investigation. The body was badly decomposed and detectives could not immediately make identification, or observe any obvious signs of trauma. Detectives confirmed the body was Mayfields on July 22, and her next of kin was notified. Detectives also interviewed Ernst, who allegedly confessed he had suffocated his wife approximately two weeks ago during an argument then placed her in the bathtub. He told detectives he had wanted to commit suicide and attempted it by taking a large amount of medication. He then went to a neighbor and told him what he had done. The investigation continues.Five injured in condominium fireCLEARWATER Five adults were taken to local hospitals July 22, suffering from smoke inhalation after firefighters rescued them from the third floor of Inverness Condominiums, 2595 Countryside Blvd. Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to a structure fire about 2:40 a.m., according to a media alert. Firefighters found heavy smoke and flames shooting from the building. Several people were trapped on the third floor. Firefighters rescued five people from windows and balconies with ground ladders. Firefighters also rescued one cat. No life-threatening injuries were reported and no firefighters were injured. Nearly 30 fire apparatus with as many as 100 firefighters responded from Clearwater, Safety Harbor, Dunedin, Largo, Oldsmar and Tarpon Springs. Firefighters had the fire under control by 6 a.m., although work continued to put out hot spots for another two hours. Firefighters were continuing to monitor the structure for flare-ups, which, authorities say, is common with large fires. Half of the building sustained heavy fire damage with portions of the roof completely gone. FirefightPolice beat Police beat David R. Ernst
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Rather incredibly, Chief Judge McGrady maintains his patience with litigants and lawyers while effectively steering a busy and expansive circuit featuring an increasing caseload, 69 judges, nine locations and an administrative staff. The 69 judges preside in the nine courthouses of the Sixth Circuit, comprised of Pasco and Pinellas counties. Last year, more than 328,500 new cases (criminal, civil and traffic) were filed in the circuit. But more importantly, McGrady has been an unvarying voice for the courts, constantly reminding citizens of the why an independent judiciary is necessary to protect the principles on which the nation was founded. The local Chapters letter nominating McGrady for the state award recognized his work on behalf of all courts by stating, Though reserved by nature, Chief Judge McGrady is a powerful, if somewhat unheralded advocate for the independence of the judiciary in the face of recent attempts to politicize the judiciary. 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City Council-watchers went to the councils July 18 work session expecting to see the council recommend the approval of a contract for Redflex Inc., the frontrunner of five bidders on the project, to install a prototypeClearwaters red-light camera plan gets green lightsystem of eight cameras at two intersections on Belcher Road known for their high numbers of red light tickets and crashes. But they were amazed when instead the council unanimously agreed to shelve the program until the litigation regarding similar camera ordinances in other cities is settled and the State Legislature decides whether it wants to wade into the fray. Even Councilman John Doran, who spearheaded the camera program, was in favor of waiting. So the council-watchers were astounded three days later when at the councils July 21 meeting, Mayor Frank Hibbard said that he had changed his mind and now wanted to proceed with the camera program. Im not comfortable with cameras generally. It smacks of Big Brother, Hibbard said. But were facing budget woes and its expensive to pay police officers to issue tickets that cameras can issue at no cost to the city while cops are doing work that cant be done by machines. He added that he had recently spoken with two state legislators who dont foresee any legislative problems for red light camera systems in Florida cities. What were actually doing is providing an evidence package for your police department, a Redflex spokesman told the council, adding that the photos would be reviewed by either a police officer or a certified technician who would decide whether to issue a ticket. At $158, a camera-generated ticket would be cheaper than a policeissued one for the same offense and would carry no points against the drivers license. 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In the end, Mayor Hibbard and Councilman Doran joined Councilman Bill Jonson in voting for Jonsons motion to have City Attorney Pam Akin negotiate a contract with Redflex which will not cost the city anything and may even generate a little revenue. Its about safety, Doran said. Its not about the money and its not about punishment. Until the legislature and the courts settle this, we should hold off, Vice Mayor George Cretekos said as he joined Councilman Paul Gibson in casting the two dissenting votes. Once the camera system is installed, state law requires a 30day warning period before it can start issuing $158 tickets. By BOB McCLURESEMINOLE The future of the Seminole Mall lies in the hands of the courts. An Aug. 9 a show cause hearing will be the next step in a foreclosure lawsuit filed in February against the mall owners, Downtown Seminole LLC, by a holding company listed in Pinellas County court records as JPMCC 2005 CIBC13 Seminole Retail LLC. Among the possible scenarios at the show cause hearing would be for the court to issue a final judgment of foreclosure and order the Clerk of the Court to conduct a foreclosure sale. What impact, if any, the decree would have on existing leases would likely be contained within the order. City leaders view the foreclosure as a positive move that could lead to a faster transition to new ownership and ultimately mall redevelopment. (The foreclosure) is something that will make financing more realistic, said Seminole City Manager Frank Edmunds. We see this as the adjustment. At some point creditors will take a loss and the debt will be adjusted. Mark Ely, community development director for the city, said the malls appraised value is currently about $14 million and the latest estimate on the mortgage balance is $26.9 million. Ely said most foreclosure sales result in creditors receiving 15-cents to 20-cents on the dollar. If that scenario holds true in this case, the mall could sell for as little as $5 million to $6 million. This improves the development opportunity, said Edmunds. Its almost like a cleansing of the debt relationship to the value of the property. We believe when it (foreclosure process) is complete, there will be development. The city has long viewed the mall property as a possible site for a downtown Seminole with a variety of upscale retail shops and residential housing. Downtown Seminole LLC, a group of local and nationwide investors, purchased the mall in December 2006 for $35.7 million when the mall had an assessed value of $21.2 million. Prior to that deal, Seminole Mall Acquisitions LLC purchased the site in March 2002 for $20.7 million. The 424,042-square-foot mall is located on 39 acres at the northeast corner of Park Boulevard and 113th Street. The facility was originally built in 1965 and renovated in 1992. Anchor stores are Kmart, Bealls and Ross. A Publix store that was once located in the mall moved across 113th Street into a former Albertsons store in early 2009. Dollar Tree, another mall tenant, moved out in January.Seminole Mall foreclosure process continues By BOB McCLUREMADEIRA BEACH The first step toward the construction of the citys new 9/11 memorial took place July 21 with a ground-breaking ceremony at Causeway Park on 150th Avenue, west of the Tom Stuart Causeway. The memorial, which will be dedicated Sunday, Sept. 11, features an 800-pound, 11-foot steel beam from the World Trade Center towers that fell the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 in New York City. It also will include vertical glass panels inscribed with the flight numbers of the four planes that crashed that day. The concrete, glass and steel structure will cost between $80,000 and $87,000, according to committee chairwoman Pat Shontz. All costs, including labor and materials, are donated with no cost to the city. The design, which will be ushaped, is the concept of University of South Florida architecture student Greg Osburn of St. Petersburg. Im a very patriotic person and I love my country, said Osburn, who was a senior at Dixie Hollins High School when the 9/11 attacks took place. I knew immediately it was something that would change our lives and change the lives of our whole generation. It was like (the) Pearl Harbor (attack, Dec. 7, 1941 by the Japanese). Osburn, 27, and fellow USF student Eli Pano, 24, of Tampa teamed up to design the memorial. This will be the first real project that we will complete together, Pano said. Everything else has been class projects but this is the first time to build something for the public. Pano said the memorial will be a place for learning and reflecting on the tragedy. I feel like people wont forget (9/11) because theyll be confronted with it on a daily basis (as they drive by), Osburn said. There is so much traffic that goes by here that theyre never going to forget it. This is just my way of contributing from my age group. In addition to Osburn and Pano, the design team includes draftsman Greg Shontz, engineer Harold Radcliffe and contractor Mike Daniels. Members of the citys Memorial Committee are Shontz, Dewey Leigh, Robin Stach, Steve Kochick and Ken Markgraf.Construction starts on Madeira Beach 9/11 memorial Photo by BOB McCLUREPerforming the traditional groundbreaking of the 9/11 Memorial are, from left, Greg Osburn, designer; Eli Pano, designer; Steve Kochick, committee member; Mayor Travis Palladeno, Dewey Leigh, committee member; Pat Shontz, committee chairwoman; Greg Shontz, draftsman; Harold Radcliffe, engineer and Bill Mallory, fire chief/interim city manager.
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High school plans reunionLARGO Largo High Schools class of 1981 30th year reunion will be held Sept. 23-25, at Sunset Vistas, 1200 Gulf Blvd. The event is described as being a very casual, laid back get together. Please check our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=160435070684641. For more information, questions, suggestions, etc., contact: Heidi Shaffer Montecino heidim@atlantic pkg.com. Lisa Fadden Hammock jlhammock@comcast .net. Lisa Franz Stallard email@example.com.Pier Education gets education grantsST. PETERSBURG The Pier Aquarium has announced two foundation grants that will support education programs this year and in 2012. The Margaret Ewell Dickins Foundation of St. Petersburg and the Alvah H. and Wyline P. Chapman Foundation, St. Petersburg have both awarded grants to fund educational programming, including Ocean in Motion, a traveling touch tank program with an outreach education curriculum. Teachers who would like to have Ocean in Motion in their classroom should contact Jaclyn Mousoulias at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 895-7437, ext. 205.Quimby graduatesSEMINOLE Lori Ann Quimby McGill of Seminole recently graduated from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pa. She graduated with a doctor of nursing practice. This years commencement ceremony celebrated the graduation of Chathams 139th class of undergraduate women and its 17th class of undergraduate men and women. The ceremony included the universitys three colleges: Chatham College for Women, the College for Graduate Studies, and the College for Continuing and Professional Studies. This marks the universitys first combined commencement.Fuller to be new golf coachCLEARWATER Calvary Christian High School has hired Jim Fuller as its new golf coach. He also will be a math teacher. Fuller has served as the head golf coach of Palm Harbor University High from 2007 to 2011. During his tenure there, he led the team to two Pinellas Conference Championships, two District Championships, one Regional Runner-up, and a ninthplace in the FHSAA 5A State Tournament in 2009. He also was chosen as the Pinellas County Golf Coach of the Year in 2009-2010.Everett to be new football coachCLEARWATER Calvary Christian High has hired Mark Everett as an assistant football coach. He has coached football for 30 years, including 24 years in Pinellas County. He was the head coach at Dunedin High from 1999 to 2009, and the team had six playoff appearances and three consecutive district titles under Everetts leadership.Zazzaro earns high music and theater honorsPALM HARBOR Hannah Leigh Zazzaro, 18, from Palm Harbor was chosen with three other YoungArts alumni, to be filmed for the second season of HBOs Masterclass documentary series. Zazzaro was filmed while working with Bobby Mcferrin in Baden-Baden, Germany. Zazzaro also was selected as a National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts YoungArts Silver Award winner for voice. There were 40 students chosen from more than 6,000 applicants. She also won a Merit Award for musical theater. This year she also received a National Society of Arts and Letters Shirley Rabb Winston Vocal Scholarship, Florida State Thespian Scholarship, the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts Vocal Scholarship, and an Arts for Life! Scholarship for Theater from Columba Bushs Foundation for Excellence in Education. Zazzaro will attend the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music for a BFA degree in musical theater. This is one of the top musical theater schools in the country, accepting a freshman musical theater class of 19 out of more than 700 auditions.School grades releasedResults from this years A+ School Grades and Annual Yearly Progress scores by the Florida Department of Education show Pinellas County Schools had an overall improvement over last year. Six more elementary and one more middle school received an A this year, and the overall district grade was a B. We knew there would be challenges this year because of changes in the way the school grade is calculated the new FCAT 2.0 test, increased standards in writing and changes in the rubric, said Julie Janssen, superintendent. In Pinellas, we had significant improvements, especially in our struggling schools. Theres always room for improvement, but overall, I am pleased that our focus on teacher professional development and targeting our resources to meet specific school needs has resulted in improved student performance. There were 48 schools in 2011 to earn an A, with 39 elementary and nine middle schools earning this grade, versus 40 schools in 2010. There were 13 schools earning a B this year, including 11 elementary and two middle schools versus 25 schools last year. This year 24 schools 18 elementary and six middle schools earned a C, versus 19 last year. There were six schools four elementary and two middle that earned a D this year, versus five elementary schools last year. And there were two elementary schools that earned F grades this year, versus three last year. High school grades will be released in November or December after the graduation rates are finalized.Cormier makes honors listCLEARWATER Jacob Cormier of Clearwater has been named to the Honors List at Fairleigh Dickinson Universitys College at Florham in Madison, N.J. To qualify for this honor, one must hold at least a 3.5 grade-point average and be enrolled in at least four graded courses.Heimbigner earns honors listCLEARWATER Hannah Heimbigner, daughter of Dean and Jodi Heimbigner of Clearwater, has been named to the Honor List of Oxford College This is a two-year liberal arts division of Emory University in Oxford, Ga. Students need a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher to earn this honor.Liston makes merit listCLEARWATER Morgan Liston of Clearwater, daughter of John and Sonya Liston, has been named to the Merit List of Oxford College. This is the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University in Oxford, Ga. To earn this honor, students must earn a 3.0 grade-point average or higher during the previous semester.Borrelli makes Deans ListBELLEAIR Lauren Borrelli of Belleair, daughter of Dr. Paul and Esther Borrelli, has been named to the Deans List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. To earn this honor, students must be in the top 20 percent of the college or have about a 3.86 grade-point average or higher.Students earn National Merit ScholarshipsIn the final round of announcements by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, four Pinellas County 2011 graduates were named as recipients of college-sponsored scholarships, ranging between $500 and $2,000 annually from the institution financing the award. Photo courtesy of ST. CECELIA SCHOOLFrom left, Jordan Clark of Largo, Isabella Schiller of Clearwater, Katie McKeon of Palm Harbor and Cade and Riley Deputy of Palm Harbor have fun dressing up at summer camp at St. Cecelia School in Clearwater.Summer camp funScholarship finalists presented an outstanding academic record; earned SAT scores that demonstrated qualifying test performance; and provided an essay describing activities, interests and future goals. The winners were selected based on the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills and potential for success at each participating university. Receiving a National Merit University of Florida Scholarship are Zane Rubaiii of Clearwater High and Stefan Musser of Palm Harbor University High. Receiving a National Merit New College of Florida Scholarship is Benjamin Brackett of St. Petersburg High. And receiving a National Merit Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Scholarship is Mary Morse of Seminole High.
For the third straight year, the Greater Largo Little League Juniors team has won the District 12 Championship. Key contributions by the entire team helped the team win the title. In the championship game versus Countryside, Tyler Short pitched five solid innings, in which he threw 83 pitches. He gave up one unearned run while batting one for three with a key double in the bottom of the sith inning. Up 3-1 in the bottom of the sixth, a timely walk by Mike Adams and back-to-back doubles by David Siegel, Tyler Short and Travis Carden helped widen the lead to 6-1 for Tanner Field, who came into the game and induced three ground ball outs to seal the game and the championship. Great defensive efforts also were made by Mike Adams, Drew Guido, and Travis Carden and David Siegel, who was solid behind the plate. The Greater Largo Little League offers baseball programs from T-ball through Little League Majors for boys and girls. Fall ball registration is slated for Wednesday Aug. 10, and Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the sports complex on Lake Avenue. Call 584-5505 or send an email LargoLittle League@yahoo.com.Largo Junior All-Stars win titleKneeling, from left, are Largo Junior All-Stars Drew Guido, Austin Birge, David Siegel and Travis Carden. Standing, from left, are Manager Rick Short, Tanner Field, Coach Chuck Carden, Drew Rosenfield, Kyle Koker, Jacob Henniger, Brooks Hanooman, Tyler Short, Mike Adams, Marlin Pereira and Coach Mike Adams.10A Outdoors Leader, July 28, 2011 Clyde H. Moreland, M.D. Jenny Chamblain, M.D. Myung-Joo Handleman, ARNP Peggi L. Lalor, ARNP Board Certied Physicians & Nurse Practitioners 63011 51211 Pinellas County, FL Michael Hollander, owner of WeatherTite Windows, announced a great savings plan. 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Understanding what species of fish arent as bothered by the heat as others will help in making the right choices, whether youre pursuing a fish dinner or fishing for sport. Once again tarpon and sharks are at the top of the list for those wanting to do battle with some true summer giants. Tarpon are becoming more abundant at the Bay bridges and pass bridges at night as well as many deep canals and channel ways along the Intracoastal Waterway as well as many deep water spots throughout Tampa Bay. Nighttime bridge fishing has been very productive recently. Tarpon cruise the shadow lines looking for shad, ladyfish, crabs or shrimp. Anchoring up tide of the shadow line and floating back a live ladyfish right to the edge will produce a strike if the fish are there or try staying behind the shadow line. Use your trolling motor to hold your position and once a tarpon is spotted cast a buck tail jig or shallow diving plug out in front of the fish and reel it toward him. These strikes can be very exciting. Shark fishing has been very productive, whether youre targeting small 3to 5-foot blacktips or bigger bulls. Set up in deeper water adjacent to shallow flats. Areas that are holding schools of fry bait indicated by dipping turns working the surface will be more productive. Fish oily baits on the bottom such as shad, mullet or ladyfish. Typically, the bigger the bait the bigger the shark. Pompano fishing has been fair to good at times along the Bay bridges as well as pass bridges along the Intracoastal. Bounce Crazy jigs rigged on a loop knot along with a pink teaser fly along the bottom on the down current side of the pilings. Typically low light hours accompanied with a strong tide are top times to pompano fish. Until Next Week get bent!Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson@hotmail .com. To get a fish photo in the paper, send the photo along with your name, when and where it was caught to editorial@TBN weekly.com or mail it to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772.Bowling benefit plannedLARGO A bowling benefit called Put Cancer in the Gutter, will be held Sunday, Aug. 14, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., at Twedts Lanes, 13100 Seminole Blvd. The cost is $15 per person. Raffle prizes will be offered. Call 581-4102 or fax 585-1478.Largo Golf Course sells out first monthly golf tournamentLARGO The Largo Golf Course successfully sold out its first monthly golf tournament on July 9 with a total of 92 golfers. The two-person team tournament started with a scramble format for the first 9 holes and alternate shots for the remaining 9 holes. We wanted to do something different and really make it fun, said city Marketing Specialist Jason Wilson, in a news release. The tournament also had support from the local business community through various raffle items, hole prizes and give-a-ways. We are very appreciative of our sponsors stepping up to the plate and helping us out, Wilson said. Sponsors included Charlie & Millies Pizza House, Porpoise Pub, Donks Sports Tavern, Mikes Pizza, Coasters Bar & Grille, Munchies Bar & Grille, Mickey Quinns, Dominos Pizza, WingHouse, Makos On The Rocks, TJs Italian Cafe, Main Street Chiropractic, Crabby Bills, Largo Feed Store, Kristens Salon, Doug The Bug Pest Control, Hampton Inn, City Manager Mac Craig and Sams Automotive.Largo Golf Course will be having a monthly social golf tournament the fourth Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. This tournament will feature a different format each month and will run all summer long through October. The next Social Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. The cost of the tournament is $40 per player and includes food, prizes and give-a-ways. To register a two-person team or to become a sponsor, please call the Largo Golf Course Pro Shop at 587-3024 or visit LargoGolf.com.Weedon hosts exhibitST. PETERSBURG Connecting People and Place is on exhibit at the Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. This art-inspired, hands-on educational permanent exhibit showcases the areas history, ecology and people. It can be viewed during center hours, Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is closed Sunday through Wednesday and on holidays. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonisland preserve.org.Weedon to host Flute Extravaganza, concertST. PETERSBURG The eighth annual Hearts Breath Flute Extravaganza will be Friday, Aug. 5, 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; at Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. The free event will feature flute music and shopping and is designed to showcase Native American culture. All ages are welcome to attend. On Friday, the day will conclude with a Concert of Creative Sounds, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The free concert will feature performances of Native American style music. For information, call 453-6500 or visit www.wee donislandpreserve.org.Weedon hosts guided hikesST. PETERSBURG Guided hikes are offered Saturdays, 9 to 11 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve while going along on this free guided hike. Participants should bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes also are recommended. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon: Quiet Night will be presented Thursdays, Aug. 11, Aug. 25, and Sept. 8, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. This free program is designed to introduce preschool children to the wonders of the natural and cultural world. Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, children are treated to a variety of stories and hands-on activities that connect them to their environment. Preregistration is required. To register, call 5822100 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org. For information, call 453-6500.Great Weedon Bird Quest setST. PETERSBURG The Great Weedon Bird Quest will be Fridays, Aug. 12 and Sept. 9, 9 to 10 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Guests will learn to identify marks and behaviors of the island birds while taking advantage of this free guided hike. Binoculars will be available. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Weedon to offer Discover Floridas Wildlife ST. PETERSBURG The free Discover Floridas Wildlife program will be presented Saturday, Aug. 13, 2 to 3 p.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will explore the behaviors, habitats, adaptations and diets of Floridas apex and midlevel predators and their prey. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonisland preserve.org.Weedon to offer photography hikeST. PETERSBURG A photography hike will be offered Saturday, Aug. 27, 8 to 10 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will hike the preserve in search of that perfect shot. This free program provides great opportunities for photographers of all levels to hone their skills. After a brief classroom session, center volunteers will highlight seasonal features of the preserve, as well as specific wildlife behaviors that help participants capture the natural beauty of Weedon Island Preserve. The program is recommended for adults. Preregistration is required. To register, call 5822100 or visit www.pinellascountyextension.org, Brooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursdays, July 28, Aug. 4, Aug. 11, Aug. 18, Aug. 25, Sept. 1 and Sept. 8, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this free program connects attendees to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, children will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Call 582-2100 or visit www.pinellasextension.org.Brooker hosts exhibitTARPON SPRINGS Windows to Our Wildest Place is on exhibit at Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road. This hands-on educational permanent exhibit helps visitors understand how natural Florida has changed over time and the ecological footprints left by those changes. It can be viewed Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is closed Sunday through Wednesday and on holidays. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpre serve.org. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wallerstein Briefs
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Try as they might, officials will never please all individuals when deciding what programs and personnel can be cut. Some pressing issues affect intergovernmental funding. For instance county and city governments are working to resolve funding problems for emergency medical services. Facing a $13.4 million deficit in EMS funding, by the middle of the next fiscal year, the system will be flat out of money, County Administrator Bob LaSala said. The solutions are complex and are under much scrutiny. New funding scenarios are being proposed, and county residents could be facing an increase in EMS millage as part of the solution. In any event, maintaining the status quo is not the answer. Adopting a budget is arguably the most important task facing local governments. Recognizing that making cuts in services is often emotionally charged, elected officials are wise to seek public input to make the process appear as transparent as possible. A trend that seems to be working is for government officials to engage the public early on in the process of establishing budget priorities, through forums and town hall meetings, several months before the final public hearings are scheduled. Certainly, its not always possible for the public to attend even the most important local government meetings and speak out on critical issues, such as proposed funding cuts. But local government posts the phone numbers and emails for their elected officials on their websites. Some post their budgets, too. Have a say. Much of what happens in the world is caused by pills. You didnt know that, did you? Im not talking about the bad pills we keep reading about the uppers, downers, trankies, oxycodones that so many people abuse. Im referring to the legal and generally beneficial pills that the average person will ingest in a lifetime. You swallow an aspirin tablet to combat a backache, or maybe because your doctor says it will help to keep your blood clotting level where it should be. But no one informs you that in certain left-handed women living on pig farms in Chechnya, aspirin can trigger a compulsion to slash the tires of persons known to yearn for the return of Soviet rule. Surprising, but true. No one understands why. Most pills, acting alone, have the desired effect. But in combination with other pills, a dynamic is sometimes formed that can have far-reaching and unpredictable results. An example is what may happen when Losoparin (for high blood pressure) is taken at the same time as Maleprozik (used to combat acid reflux). The two drugs have a molecular construction that, in combination, triggers abnormally vivid dreams in which the patient believes he/she can predict the winner of the 2017 World Series. This delusion may force him to contact bookies and place his life savings on the line. Many pills are living things. They have cells, axons, dendrites, proteins and radioactive extensions that reach out to the bodys nooks and crannies, in search of both illness and good health. This is especially true in the case of cerebral crannies, notably in the anterior postpineal regions of the skull. If two beneficial drugs happen to reach a needy and pill-worthy cranny at the same time, a pharmaceutical tug of war can result in which both drugs fight it out. If the contest is not quickly resolved, white blood cells are summoned and the entire situation goes up for grabs. You may want to discuss this with your physician the next time she prescribes a new drug for you. A drug named Psickofancie is believed to have extended the Vietnam War by several months. During negotiations with the North Vietnamese, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was taking the drug to cure his tendency to drool. Only later was it learned that a Psickofancie side effect stimulated Kissingers already-pronounced tendency to suck up to officials, including enemy diplomats. This caused him to agree to truce terms that, when relayed to the White House, caused President Nixon to explode and ask, What in Gods name is Henry up to?! The peace talks were postponed and the war went on. All because of a drool drug. Several studies have shown that metallic pills such as iron and molybdenum can produce low levels of electromagnetism, especially in high-tech regions, notably Silicon Valley, Cal. In 2008 a section of the Microsoft company reported mysterious radio broadcasts generated by workers taking iron and phosphorus tablets. When these employees gathered in the company cafeteria, every cellphone within 500 yards began playing the songs of Lefty Frizzelle, a country-western balladeer popular in the 1950s. Only after several weeks of top-secret investigations was the source of the trouble revealed. Today, Microsoft and other high-tech companies require their employees to submit a list of the drugs theyre taking. In addition to prescription drug capsules and pills, herbal supplements are also believed to influence human behavior in unpredictable fashion. Herbs and roots from Asia have been used as medicines ever since 7633 B.C., when a prince of the Hfung dynasty accidentally discovered that juice from the jing-a-ling weed could cure his carbuncles. Today a popular Asian herb is ginseng, used to produce extra energy and stimulate gumption flow from the livers fiduciary valves. A puzzling side effect of ginseng occurs when its taken by stockbrokers who engage in pole vaulting. For several days after each track meet, the athletes are overcome by an obsession for Asian women. They follow these women from about 30 steps behind while making guttural yearning sounds. Only by giving up ginseng can the pole vaulters be free of this compulsion, which, as you can imagine, has caused a degree of instability in the daily Dow-Jones index. If you feel that the statements Ive made in this column seem unlikely, I suggest you show them to your friendly neighborhood pharmacist. He/she will respect you for your scholarly interest and will view you in a new light from that day forward. Bob Driver is a longtime columnist and editorial page editor for the Clearwater Sun. Send Driver an e-mail at email@example.com. The secrets of the pills we takeAmbiguous gambling lawsEditor: So the sheriff is shutting down the sweepstakes cafes. No one to blame here but the state Legislature. If the sheriff shuts them down or leaves them open, its the ambiguous gambling laws that have created this problem. Marianne Pasha gave a standard rendition of the definition of gambling. No problem there. The gambling activity as her definition describes it, is legal in Florida. Examples: horse and dog tracks, casinos, poker rooms, lottery games, bingo, and poker rooms. So all of the rhetoric about what is considered as gambling, and that gambling is illegal, quickly becomes a moot point. So what is it thats illegal? If its not the act of gambling, and its not the games, whats left? Law enforcement is left chasing the gray area of the states gambling laws, which allows certain people, in certain places, to offer certain gambling games to some citizens. There is no defendable rhyme or reason to these decisions. For the other citizens of Florida who wish to gamble in other ways the state cries foul. This is done under the guise of gambling is illegal. The gray area of the law is not as gray as it is favorable to some private citizens. The act of gambling is not illegal. Not being on the special list of people who are given the right to offer gambling to the public is whats illegal. There are some clear and well-defined illegal activities that are a part of the gambling attraction. These are known as the blood sports. These activities still take place in some communities, but are not approved in any way by the state. Dog fighting and cock fighting is a definite no go. Bull fighting, rat baiting, cricket and spider fighting, even canary fighting is clearly against the law along with many other such horrors. So it is demonstrated that a clear picture is attainable about what is illegal and what is not, when it comes to certain activities and gambling on those activities. The sheriff would not feel a need to send a notice to a person operating a cock-fighting pit giving him 30 days to show why he should not be closed and put in jail. Moving the operation to another location to avoid prosecution might not work either. Disguising a bullfight as an animal exercising period might not pass muster. There has been no precedent set that would allow a county or a sovereign nation or a pari-mutuel facility to have any animals fighting to the death; betting or no betting. And no one is seriously lobbying to get these activities approved. Most of the other gambling games have no real basis for being outlawed, or they would be outlawed everywhere. Why can a person bet on a horse or play in a poker game, even play a slot machine, all in the same facility, but a roulette game is outlawed? Its just that the present system is trying to have it both ways. Florida citizens are beginning to see through the charade of current gambling laws. Terry Terril Land O Lakes Kudos for Bouncing BabiesEditor: Every Thursday at 10 a.m. my infant daughter and I join the parade of babies making its way through the doors of the Largo Public Library to attend the 15-minute Bouncing Babies storytime program. When I became a mother earlier this year, I felt a keen desire to connect with other new parents and so I began to attend as soon as I felt my baby was old enough to be out and about. However, there are many new moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers in the community who are unaware of what a wonderful (and free!) opportunity they have at their local library. Miss Cynthia leads the group in songs, stories, sign language lessons, puppet shows, and surprises. At the conclusion of each session, there is a brief period of time for the babies to play with toys and to interact with one another on clean blankets spread upon the floor. The babies eyes light up when they hear their favorite song, or when they come face to face with another little one. Parents and grandparents help the babies clap along and move their hands during songs that utilize sign language. Everyone who knows a second language is encouraged to speak it to their baby. Several parents borrow picture books from the librarys impressive selection, as reading to the babies is also encouraged. On the first day my daughter and I attended, another mom/baby pair befriended us and immediately that new mom loneliness began to dissipate. After storytime we started strolling with the babies in Largo Central Park, just across the street from the library, for some much-needed exercise, fresh air for the babies, and conversation. One day several weeks later, a first-time visitor arrived with her new baby. She and her husband had just moved to Florida from another country due to her husbands job, and she didnt know a soul. Now our three babies greet each other with smiles, coos, and they reach out to grasp at one anothers hands, and we mommies have become good friends, sharing tips, experiences, joys, and at times, a sympathetic ear. The attendees at Bouncing Babies are an incredibly diverse group. People of different races, faiths, and even countries happily chat and compare notes on childcare while their babies share toys. My husband has taken to calling it The Mini United Nations. Rather than being divided by these differences, many have been enriched and educated by the diversity. If I sound like a spokesperson for the Largo Public Library, it is only because Bouncing Babies has provided invaluable benefits to my child, our wonderful new friends, and me. Anyone in the community with a child under 18 months of age should come join us. Jennifer Pachoumis LargoIf you plan to go into the Gulf, consider arming yourself with a waterproof explosive device. Peace of mind goes a long way. I guess I have some explaining to do. A reader left a message on my voice mail last week chastising us for publishing a picture of a 417-pound bull shark caught off the Redington Long Pier. Does anybody have any common sense at that newspaper? she asked. I think its terrible to put that picture there. Its summer and we are swimming at the beach. We are trying to enjoy it. Now you see this, and everybody is going to stay out of the water. She asked us to consider what effects of running a picture of a monster bull shark will have on tourism. So I did. Since there might be more than one monster bull shark out there, I believe we have the responsibility to provide residents and tourists with some tips to prevent them from being eaten alive. Besides bull sharks, the Gulf is home to blacktip sharks, tiger sharks, great white sharks, blue sharks, hammerheads and other man-eaters. About 49 species all total, according to a website. Of course, not all of the species are man-eaters. But, I think it is safe to assume that most sharks dont like to be groped. Ive never tried feeding one, either. Bull sharks, besides being man-eaters, have a lot of ingenuity, too. Theyve been known to travel up the Mississippi River as far as Illinois. Here is more important information about sharks that we pulled from various websites: Do not enter the water if sharks are known to be present and evacuate the water if sharks are seen while youre there.Good point. Carry those instructions with you any time you go to the beach. If you see a shark, get out of the water. While there are a number of things you can do to ward off a shark attack, youre not truly safe until youre out of the water. Your goal should always be to get back to shore or back on the boat.And hope there is a strong alcoholic beverage waiting for you. Stay in groups. Sharks are more likely to pick off lone individuals.But keep a safe distance from any bleeders in the group. If you are attacked:Keep pummeling the sharks eyes and gills until you either die or the shark goes away. If you create enough trouble for the shark, hell eventually give up and find something easier to eat.At this point, you should be well on your way to deploying your waterproof explosive device. I hope that information was helpful. In addition, I would like to add the following advice: If you see schools of fish moving swiftly past you, get out of the water. Something could be chasing them. Better to be safe than shark food. Learn how to determine whether the shark is a friend or foe. And when youve mastered the skill, let me know. Guess Im a slow learner. Do not buy shark repellent products, even if they come with a money-back guarantee. DEET doesnt work, either. Do not volunteer to participate in any clinical studies involving the feeding habits of bull sharks. Learn more about the lifestyles of sharks. For instance, watch Shark Week, on the Discovery Channel, which starts July 31 at 9 p.m. I suspect there will be great footage. You cant get enough of the Great White Slam Dance. Yup, its hell to be an inhabitant of Seal Island. Any more questions? If all else fails, use common sense. Heres hoping you have a great shark-free day at the beach. Coming next week, How to Avoid Getting Struck by Lightning While Youre at the Beach, and Who to Sue if You Are. Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water.How to avoid being eaten alive EDITORIALCoping with budget bluesGovernments again wrangle with tough funding choices 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-5563 Fax: 727-397-5900 www.TBNweekly.com Publisher/President: Dan Autrey firstname.lastname@example.org Accounting Manager: Andrea Marcarelli email@example.com Retail Advertising Manager: Jay Rey firstname.lastname@example.org Classied Advertising Manager: Shelly Fournier email@example.com Executive Editor: Tom Germond firstname.lastname@example.orgProduction Manager: David Brown email@example.com Internet Services Manager: Suzette Porter firstname.lastname@example.org Seminole/Beach Beacon: Bob McClure email@example.com Largo Leader/Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond firstname.lastname@example.org Belleair/Beach Bee: Chary Southmayd email@example.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl firstname.lastname@example.org Pinellas Park Beacon: Juliana A. 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12A Business Leader, July 28, 2011 5511Call Today to schedule your Appointment!www.izzoalkire.comNow Accepting Freedom & Optimum InsuranceDo You have Legs That Look Like This? Four locations to serve you: Davis Island/Sun City Center/Town N Country/ Largo All procedures performed by a Board Certied Vascular Surgeon. Ultrasound by registered vascular technician. Most insurances ac cepted.727-871-VEIN(8346)Largo Ofce:13131 66 St. N.813-258-CARE (2273)We CAN Help Call us! 070711 Now Taking Reservations For Lunch & Learn August 4th 60911 072811L By SUZETTE PORTERUnemployment in Pinellas County rose from 10 percent in May to 10.6 percent in June. Officials attribute the increase to seasonal employment patterns. The state Agency for Workforce Innovation released its report on Junes unemployment rates July 22. The seasonally adjusted rate for Florida remained the same 10.6 percent as compared to May; however, the not seasonally adjusted rate jumped from 10.5 percent to 11.1 percent. AWIs Chief Economist Rebecca Rust explained that unemployment figures are adjusted to remove seasonal employment patterns, which are movements in the data that happen at the same time every year. She said employment changes due to factors, such as agriculture, education and tourism. June is very seasonal, with all the counties in the state having seasonal lows causing their unemployment rates to rise, she said in an email. The seasonal declines in June are due to agriculture and education. The schools have closed for the summer and they lay off non-instructional personnel. The state report does not give seasonally adjusted rates for counties or metropolitan statistical areas, such as Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, where Junes unemployment stands at 11.1 percent, up from 10.6 percent in May. Using the not adjusted rate only, Pinellas Countys unemployment rate for June of 10.6 percent is well under the states rate of 11.3 percent and well above the national rate of 9.3 percent. The countys rate also is well below that of June 2010 when it stood at 11.5 percent. In June of 2010, Pinellas had a labor force of 443,484 and 50,905 were unemployed. In June of 2011, the labor force had shrunk to 440,762 with 46,506 unemployed. In May of 2011, the labor force was slightly smaller, 439,758 and 43,973 were unemployed. A similar scenario plays out for the local MSA where unemployment in June 2010 was 11.9 percent compared to 2011 when it was 11.1 percent. May 2011 unemployment was 10.6 percent. The labor force between 2010 and 2011 declined 5,736 and the number of unemployed went down by nearly 10,000. The Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater MSA includes Pinellas and the counties of Hernando, which has an unemployment rate of 13.8 percent, the fourth highest in the state; Hillsborough where unemployment in June stood at 11 percent, 25th among Floridas 67 counties; and Pasco with unemployment at 12 percent, which ties for 10th place with Okeechobee and Dixie counties. Pinellas County is ranked at No. 32 among the states counties. Monroe County is ranked at No. 67 with the lowest unemployment rate of 6.6 percent, followed by Walton at 6.9 percent and Liberty County at 7 percent. Hendry County ranks No. 1 with the highest unemployment of 16.2 percent, followed by Flagler with 14.6 percent and Miami-Dade with 13.9 percent. Gov. Rick Scott issued a statement July 22, regarding the AWI report. Today I learned that since January, Florida has added 85,500 new jobs, 4,300 of which were added in June. This is great news for Floridians, Scott said. I am encouraged that Florida is still bucking the national trend in unemployment. We maintained a steady unemployment rate from May to June while the national unemployment rate continued to climb. Cynthia R. Lorenzo, AWI director, agreed with Scotts statement but pointed out that many people still are unemployed in the state of Florida. While Floridas continued pattern of job growth is good news, we still have much work to do to restore our states economy to pre-recession levels, Lorenzo said. And that effort remains our highest priority.State says unemployment on the rise in Pinellas Networking groups, aka leads groups, meet on a regular basis at various locations in the area. Some groups charge a fee to attend, and most require reservations. Persons considering attending any group for the first time are encouraged to make contact in advance. The upcoming schedule is as follows: Friday, July 29 BNI Referral Masters, 7 a.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call Bill Mantooth at 639-6690 or visit www. bnireferralmasters.com. Friday, July 29 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, July 29 Professional Leads Network, Upper Pinellas Chapter, 8 a.m., at Daddys Grill, 3682 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Visit www.pro-leads .net. Friday, July 29 Professional Leads Network, Bay Area Executives Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tum Rub Thai, 32716 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Visit www. pro-leads.net. Monday, Aug. 1 Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Monday, Aug. 1 Professional Leads Network, St. Petersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky Ps, 6521 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.pro-leads .net. Monday, Aug. 1 Ready Set Grow Group, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at Hometown Family Restaurant, 10395 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Jamie Limbaugh at 831-2450 or email jamieL@freenetworkinginterna tional.com. Monday, Aug. 1 Free Networking International, Clearwater Two Cups Connect Group, 2:30 to 4 p.m., at Bay Coast Coffee Market, 2525 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call Wayne Porter at 642-6173, email email@example.com or visit twocupsconnect.com. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Professional Leads Network, First Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village Drive, Clearwater. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Tuesday, Aug. 2 The Board, Network Professionals, 7:30 a.m., at Panera Bread, Bardmoor Shopping Center, corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call 742-6343. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Business Network International, Winners Circle, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call Dave Proffitt at 230-9240. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Network Professionals Inc., Seminole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Yacht Club Breakfast, sponsored by Creative Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call Darrell Baker, area director, at 586-4999 or visit www.cbcnet.biz. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Free Networking International, Bayside Group, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Bay Pines Sports Bar, 9685 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg. Call Janet Landt at 455-7510, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.freenetworkinginternational.com.Networking clubs follow the leadsJazzercise instructor to offer open houseLARGO Laura Price, a Largo-area Jazzercise instructor, will offer a citywide free-for-all Jazzercise open house Tuesday, Aug. 2, 5 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall at St. Pauls United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave. Open house festivities will include information on the Jazzercise program and a free workout. Admission is free to everyone, and participants should dress to exercise. Refreshments also will be served. In addition, a $20/month unlimited for 3 month special will be offered. The 60-minute Jazzercise class includes a warmup, high-energy aerobic routines, muscle-toning and cool-down stretch segment. Jazzercise combines elements of dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing and more to create programs for people of every age and fitness level. Alternative formats include Jazzercise Lite, Jazzercise Personal Touch and Junior Jazzercise. Price also offers classes in Belleair at the Dimmitt Community Center. This event allows me to thank all the students who have made Jazzercise a success in Largo and Belleair, Price said in a press release. I also want to give the public an opportunity to see what Jazzercise is all about.Advantage Title Partners opensThe Largo Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of Advantage Title Partners, 13700 58th St. N., Suite 203, in ICOT Business Center. Advantage Title Partners boasts dedicated teams for purchase, short sales, refinance and reverse mortgage transactions. Martha Moon, owner, has 25 years of industry experience in title and escrow. Chamber to host Women Inspire Awards LuncheonLARGO The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will present its third annual Women Inspire Awards Luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 9, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at the Greektown Grille, 1230 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Presented by the chambers Women In Business Council, the event will celebrate several women who have made a difference in the region and workplace. Individuals, organizations and businesses from throughout the area submitted nominations for the awards to the council. The luncheon is being sponsored by Sun Country Cleaners, B.J. Dandro and Associates, Hampton Inn and Suites-Largo and Holiday Inn Express and Suites Largo Central Park. Cost is $20 for chamber members and $25 for guests. Registration is required by Thursday, Aug. 4. To register, call 584-2321 or email events@ largochamber.org. Chamber Seeks Community Award NominationsLARGO The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its Citizen of the Year and Mac Norcross Small Business Person of the Year awards. The presentations will take place at the chambers 59th annual meeting on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd. Citizen of the Year nominees have focused attention to the Largo/Mid-Pinellas region through their direct efforts which has generated acclaim or public notice; have outstanding achievement in community service; and have performed volunteer (uncompensated) services to the community. Offices/chairmanships of national, state and local civic and nonprofit organizations will be considered.Mac Norcross Small Business Person of the Year nominees must own a locally operated independent or franchised business with 50 or fewer fulltime employees and be an active member of the chamber. A commitment to the community, as demonstrated by contributions of personal time and/or resources, and a proven commitment to local entrepreneurship/small business must be demonstrated. The nomination deadline is Aug. 19. For nomination forms or for more information about award criteria, call 584-2321 or email tom@largochamber .org.AmeriLife expandsCLEARWATER Two long-time insurance executives, each with an expansive background in the healthcare-related insurance industry, recently joined AmeriLife, the nations largest privately owned insurance agency of its type. Jerry Cwiok, former president of ING Insurance Fixed Annuity Operations in Iowa, and Philip Passantino, formerly the president and CEO of Sandata Technologies in New York, assumed management positions with AmeriLife Corp. LLC, of Clearwater. Cwiok, an insurance executive with a career in systems analysis, brokerage and agency operations, IT, marketing, e-commerce, underwriting and New Business, assumes oversight of AmeriLifes vast Insurance Operations, comprised of Third-Party Administration and Career Operations. Passantino, who earned his MBA at Cornell University and has extensive experience in operating Health Maintenance Organizations, will work with AmeriLife staff to integrate Ameri-Plus LLC and American Network Management Services LLC, to develop the continually expanding network of hospitals affiliated with AmeriLife. Biz notes Biz notes Let freedom ring.In a letter to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson wrote:No government ought to be without censors & where the press is free, no one ever will.Your free community paper works hard each issue to provide you with great value. That value comes to you, our readers, at no cost. To some, freedom of the press means freedom from interference fr om others. 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Community 13A Leader, July 28, 2011 Church And Temple DirectoryL714118771 Park Blvd. SeminoleCorner of Park Blvd. & Starkey Rd. next to Save-a-LotHeirs of Promise ChurchPastor Jim & April Licensed & Ordained Through Rhema Bible A Non Denominational / Spirit Filled Church397-0806 www.heirsofpromise.com Bible Foundations Class Nursery Contemporary Worship PrayerSunday Service................................................10:30 AM Childrens Church...........................................10:30 AM Thursday Midweek Service...............................7:00 PM80510 80510 St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church 1955 S. Belcher Road ClearwaterParish Administration Ofce 727-531-7721 www.SCOSParish.orgDAILY MASS: Monday Friday 7:00am Monday & Wednesday 11:00 am Saturday 8:00 am CONFESSION SCHEDULE: Monday & Wednesday 10:30 am 10:50 am Saturday 3:00 pm 3:50 pm WEEKEND MASS: Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm Sunday 7:00 am & 9:00 am(Family Mass)11:00 am(Traditional Choir) 6:00 pm(Contemporary Choir)80510 Tell the Public About Your ServicesCall397-5563 Get The NewsALL FORFREE!Sign Up Today! www.TBNweekly.com e-E d itions80510 Calling this number will subject you to HUGE savings on statewide advertising 1-866-224-923372111 72111 72111 30311 70711 72811 St. Anthonys Knitters meets first and third Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon, in the cafeteria on the ground floor of St. Anthonys Hospital, 1200 Seventh Ave. N., St. Petersburg. New and experienced knitters welcome. Email email@example.com. St. Petersburg Accordion Association meets third Wednesdays, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., at American Legion Post 305, 6999 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Email Bill Carrozza at firstname.lastname@example.org. St. Petersburg China Painters Guild meets second Thursdays, September through May, 9 a.m., at the Pinellas Park Art Society, 5851A Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Email Laurie Farthing at email@example.com. St. Petersburg Watch, Clock and Collectibles Club meets second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Disabled American Veterans, 4801 37th St. N. Call 327-1200. St. Petersburg Preservation leads a walking tour of historic downtown St. Petersburg on first Saturdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m., November through April, starting at Williams Park, Fourth Street N. at First Avenue. Call 824-7802. St. Petersburg Republican Club meets second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., at the Piccadilly Restaurant, 1900 34th St. N. Local civic leaders present topics of current interest to all citizens. Call 526-2492. St. Petersburg Writers Club meets first and third Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., in Room 121 of the West St. Petersburg Community Library, on the corner of Eighth Avenue North and 67th Street N. St. Petersburg. All writers and would-be writers are invited. Call Martha Dupes at 736-3355 or Pat First at 397-8833. Safety Harbor American Legion Post 238 meets second and fourth Tuesdays, 8 p.m. The ladies auxiliary meets first Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at 900 Main St., Safety Harbor. Safety Harbor Bonsai Club meets third Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at the Rigsby Recreation Center. Safety Harbor Garden Club meets third Wednesdays, refreshments at 9:30 and meeting at 10 a.m. at the Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. Call Sandy Huff at 725-1015. Safety Harbor Lions Club meets second and fourth Mondays, 6:30 p.m., at Sunset Point Family Restaurant, 2328 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater. SCORE chapter 115 of Pinellas, an all volunteer organization offering free counseling to small businesses, meets third Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m., at Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1130 Cleveland St., Clearwater. The chapters focus is helping people develop and grow their business. Call 532-6800 or email score115@ ij.net. Scottish American Society of Dunedin meets second Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at 917 Louden St., Dunedin. The society also hosts Ceileidh dancing Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m., at the hall. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Call 586-4188. Seminole Area Business Builders meets Wednesdays, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Palace of the Orient, 10425 Park Blvd., Seminole. Call 391-3065. Seminole Civitan Club meets first and third Thursdays, 6 p.m. for fellowship and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for the meeting, at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The clubs focus is on helping people with mental and developmental difficulties in our community. It is a member club of Civitan International. Call Steve Steenberge at 391-4400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Seminole Networking Group meets Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. at the Palace of the Orient, 10425 Park Blvd., Call David Doerges at 542-8686. Senior Citizens meet to play double pinochle and canasta on Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Joffreys Cafe, Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave. Senior Singles Friendship Club, meets Mondays at 4:30 p.m., order food at 5 p.m. Call 548-9181 or 391-3497 for locations. Silver and Gold Friends Network meets daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. N.W. For adults and seniors in need of a friend or new to the area, the network offers an introduction to the centers programs. Call Eileen at 518-3131. Single Seniors meets the second Monday of the month, 1:30 p.m., at the Pinellas Park Senior Center, 7625 59th St. N. Call 5154111, 392-2438 or 736-4623. Singles Dance by DJ Mike is offered Saturdays, 8 to midnight, at the Jasmine Park Center, 7137 Jasmine Blvd., Clearwater. Call 459-2076. Society for Creative Anachronism, Barony of Marcaster, meets second and fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Email Earl Thomas the Incomplete at email@example.com. Society for Creative Anachronism meets Saturdays, noon, at Largo Central Park Drive. Email Earl Thomas the Incomplete at in firstname.lastname@example.org. Society of Mayower Descendants William Bradford Colony meets first Saturdays, November, January, March and May, 11:30 a.m., at St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call Laura Brock at 823-9258. Sojourn Bear, an all-volunteer organization, distributes handmade teddy bears to cancer patients of all ages. Donations and sewers needed. Call Jan at 481-9782. Solos Singles meets the second second Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. for a potluck lunch. Bring a dish to share and $2. Activities are designed for singles 55+ to socialize. Membership is free and reservations are not necessary. Call 520-8797. Sons of Norway, Suncoast Lodge 562, has events for everyone. Social meetings with entertainment, Chris Taylor, 510-3195 or rowing the Viking boat, bowling, Mark Berg, 224-5371. Visitwww.sun coastlodge,com/meetings/for details. Soroptimist International Holiday Isles meets meets second Fridays, 11 a.m., at Groupers Seafood Grill, 10700 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. Call 397-3688. Largo Mid-Pinellas meets first Thursdays, 6 to 6:30 p.m., networking; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., meeting; in the rehab center, Palm Garden of Pinellas, 200 16th Ave. S.E., Largo. Call 432-9819. Upper Pinellas meets fourth Tuesdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Ballas Steak House, 776 Missouri Ave., Largo. Call Betsi at 7343730. Square Dance Mainstream meets Thursdays, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m., at the Pinellas Senior Citizen Center, 7625 59th St. N., Pinellas Park. Starlight Dances take place Mondays, 7 to 9 p.m., at the William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. The program is sponsored by the Mease Manor Retirement Community. Cost is $5 a person. No partner is required. Call 298-3299. Starlight Quilters meet first and fourth Tuesdays, 7:45 p.m., at the Rigsby Recreation Center, 605 Second St. N., Safety Harbor. Stonewall Jackson Camp 1381 SCV meets fourth Saturdays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Staceys Buffet, 1451 Missouri Ave. N., Largo. Call Adjutant Bailey at 526-1594. Sunshine City Council meets fourth Mondays, September to May, 7:30 p.m., at Dixie Hollins High School, ROTC Room, 4940 62nd St. N., St. Petersburg. There is meeting in December. Call Sharon Ingram at 321-2849. Suncoast Accordian Club of St. Petersburg meets the first Tuesday, 5 p.m., at the Elks Club, 2675 66th St. N., St. Petersburg, dinner is served. For reservations, call Bill Carrozza, 363-0848. Those attending should bring their accordian and be ready to play. Suncoast Avian Society meets third Sundays, 2 p.m., at Moccasin Lake Park, 2750 Park Trail, Clearwater. Guest speaker or educational items. Call Tina Carter at 669-8961 or Mari Howard 726-6864, or visit www.suncoastaviansociety.org. Suncoast Bonsai Society meets fourth Mondays, 7 p.m., at Millie Clark Senior Center Annex, 5800 77th Ave. N., Pinellas Park. Beginners are welcome. Call Mick at 323-8196, or visit www.inertia .org/bonsai. Suncoast Camera Club meets first Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at the Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive, for a program; and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St., for evaluation. Visit suncoastcameraclub.org. Suncoast Conchologist Shell Club meets first Tuesdays (no meetings December, June, July, August), at 7:30 p.m., at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2001 Rainbow Drive, Clearwater. Call 7964117. Suncoast Corvette Association meets first Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. Email fst email@example.com. Suncoast Chapter Embroiders Guild of America meets third Fridays, 10 a.m., at Union Street Methodist Church, 1625 Union St., Clearwater. Call 584-6632. Suncoast Scandinavian Club meets first Fridays, noon, from October through May, at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. New members welcome. Call Dotty at 584-5471. Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary offers free guided tours of the sanctuary Wednesdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Learn the history of our Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary; tour the aviaries and the educational center. The sanctuary is at 18328 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores. Call 391-6211. Suncoast Sierra Club meets third Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., at Mocassin Lake Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater. Call 526-5065. Suncoast Singers Show Chorus rehearses show tunes and popular music on Tuesdays, August through April, 7 to 9:30 p.m., at Faith Presbyterian Church in the sanctuary, 11501 Walker Ave., Seminole. Interested singers, dancers and support volunteers in all age groups are welcome. The chorus performs three times a year at three venues. Call 399-0599. Sunsation Show Chorus meets August through April, Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 403 First Ave. S.W., Largo. Good choral singers are welcome to join any time. Call Mary Ann at 393-4471, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunset Drum Circle meets Sundays, one hour before sunset on the Treasure Island beach at 104th Avenue. The session is informal, using mostly African hand drums. Any other musical instruments are welcome. Extra drums, maracas, etc. are available. Call 3213710, email email@example.com or visit tidrums.tripod.com. Sweet Adelines Gulf to Bay Chorus meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at the Crossroads Christian Church of Largo, 1645 Seminole Blvd. Rehearsals are open for new, interested members. Call 725-7464. Swiss Club meets second Saturday of the month, 11:45 a.m., at Kings Buffett, 1451 Missouri Ave. N., in Midway Shopping Center, Largo. Call 344-1944 or 367-3009. Talent Night meets second Fridays, 7:30 p.m., at Bible Fellowship Church, 4670 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. Refreshments provided by the Fun With God Ministry. Call 787-8609. Tampa Bay Chief Petty Ofcers Association meets second Mondays, 7 p.m., at Surfs Edge Enlisted Club, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa. Call 804-5227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tampa Bay Computer Society meets third Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m., Resource Center, 1510 Barry Road, Clearwater. Call 443-4433 or visit www.tampa-bay.org. Tampa Bay Grady White Club meets second Wednesdays. New members welcome. Call Capt. Ralph Wolf, president, at 531-6324 or visit tampabaygradywhiteclub.com. Tampa Bay Storytellers Guild meets third Sundays of odd-numbered months, 2 p.m., at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N., Seminole. Call 785-3041. Tampa Bay Vegetarians meets fourth Tuesdays, 7 p.m., for dinner at various area restaurants. Call 392-0268. Telephone Pioneers Clearwater Life Member Club meets third Fridays, 11 a.m., at different locations, except for June, July, August and September. Call Eleanor Brasted at 725-4118. Toastmasters: Donoghue-Dunedin Toastmasters Club meets weekly from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd. Call Marie at 455-7539. Pinellas County, for times and locations, call Pat D. at 2249771. Realtalkers meets Fridays, 9:30 a.m., at the Pinellas Realtor Organization Builidng 4790 Ulmerton Road. Call Donna Moore at 8313416. Seminole/SPC Club 5899 meets Tuesdays, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N., Seminole. Guests welcome. Call Cathy at 578-0109 or visit seminolespc.free toasthost.com. Speak Easy Club 4698 meets Mondays, 6:15 p.m., at the King Buffet Restaurant, 7610 49th St. N., Pinellas Park. Call 536-3392 or email email@example.com. Suncoast Caring Community Toastmasters meets Thursdays, 5:45 p.m., at the Suncoast Hospice Garden House, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Kelly Siegel at 410-4322. Tampa Bay Women Speakers meets first and third Mondays, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Countryside Mall, Bright House Demo Center, second floor, next to Sears. Email tampabaywomenspeakers@yahoo .com. Tarpon Springs meets second and fourth Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at North Lake Family Church, 300 N. Highland Ave., Tarpon Springs. Visit tampabaywomen.freetoasthost.org. Temple Talkers Club 7295 meets Mondays, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road. Visit temple talkers.freetoasthost.org. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): Clearwater #0296, meets Thursdays, 9 to 11 a.m., at Union Methodist Church, 1625 Union St., in the Fellowship Hall. Call 4617101. Largo #287, meets Tuesdays, 6 p.m., at Highland Presbyterian Church, 1885 S. Highland, Largo. Call Carol Wegener at 581-0250. Largo #726, meets Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., at St. Dunstans Anglican Church, 403 1st Ave. S.W., Largo. Call 581-1435. Travel is Fun Senior Travel Club meets fourth Wednesdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd. Meetings include complimentary continental breakfast, photo trivia, raffles and contests. Call 391-0500, ext. 1211.Announcements are submitted by the public; information is subject to change. To place an item in the ongoing calendar or networking leads, send it at least two weeks in advance to CalendarLeads, Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772, or email editorial@TBNweekly.com. 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Diversions Things to do around Pinellas County Classieds Events MoviesLeader Section B July 28, 2011Visit www.TBNweekly.com By LEE CLARK ZUMPEAs the temperatures heat up, so does the local music scene with three big events scheduled in the coming weeks. The Rockstar Mayhem Festival starts things off Saturday, Aug. 13, 2:15 p.m., at the A1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. Tickets range from $32 to $73.25. Call 813-7402446 or visit www.livenation.com. The festival will feature headliners Disturbed, Godsmack, Megadeth, Machine Head, In Flames and Trivium. Also performing will be Suicide Silence, All Shall Perish and Straight Line Stitch on the Revolver Stage. On the Jagermeister Stage, entertainment will include performances by Unearth, Kingdom of Sorrow and Red Fang. A local band, Catalysis, will open on the festivals Jagermeister Stage. Skullcandy will present the IDentity Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 1 p.m., at the A1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre. Tickets range from $20 to $426. Call 813-740-2446 or visit www.live nation.com. The festivals main stage will feature performances by Kaskade, Pretty Lights, Rusko, The Disco Biscuits, Chuckie, Booka Shade and Jessie and the Toy Boys. Other artists scheduled to appear include Steve Aoki, DJ Shadow, Holy Ghost!, Hercules and Love Affair, Datsik, Le Castle Vania, Doorly, Afrobeta, Manufactured Superstars, Aeroplane, LA Riots, White Shadow, Nervo, Riotgear, Chad Hugo, Marshall Barnes and The Eye. Finally, Hippiefest will evoke the Summer of Love on Saturday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $39 to $75. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. The annual concert event celebrates the music of the era and the lifestyle revolution it represented. This summer will mark the sixth year of Hippiefest which showcases artists who first achieved stature in the decade that expressed peace, love and happiness. This years lineup will include Dave Mason (Traffic), Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), Rick Derringer, Felix Cavalieres Rascals and Gary Wright. Music-lover can expect to hear hits such as Feelin Alright, We Just Disagree, Im Your Captain (Closer to Home), Were An American Band, Some Kind of Wonderful, Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo, Good Lovin, Groovin, and Dream Weaver. Ruth Eckerd Hall also will host a Hippiefest marketplace offering beads, tie dyes and other iconic reminders of Woodstock, San Francisco and a generation that brought a whole new outlook to life. The marketplace will open at 5 p.m. Following is a list of other music scene events for the month:1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre Kings of Leon, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m. LilWayne with Rick Ross, Keri Hilson, Far East Movement and Lloyd, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m. Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2:15 p.m. Rascal Flatts with Sara Evans, Easton Corbin and Justin Moore; Friday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m. The IDentity Festival, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 1 p.m. Train and Maroon 5 with Matt Nathanson, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m. The Amphitheatre is at 4802 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. Call 813-7402446 or visit www.livenation.com.Capitol Theatre Shawn Colvin, Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m. Kenny Vance and the Planotones, Friday, Aug. 26, 7:30 p.m. Capitol Theatre is at 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com.The Club at Treasure Island Ben Vereen, Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 p.m. See MUSIC SCENE, page 3B Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Cowboys & AliensGenre: Action, adventure, western and science fiction Cast: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano, Adam Beach, Noah Ringer and Ana de la Reguera Director: Jon Favreau Rated: PG-13 Its 1875, New Mexico Territory. A stranger (Daniel Craig) with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution dont welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde (Harrison Ford). Its a town that lives in fear. But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend as the desolate city is attacked by marauders from the sky. Screaming down with breathtaking velocity and blinding lights to abduct the helpless one by one, these monsters challenge everything the residents have ever known. Now, the stranger they rejected is their only hope for salvation. As this gunslinger slowly starts to remember who he is and where hes been, he realizes he holds a secret that could give the town a fighting chance against the alien force. With the help of the elusive traveler Ella (Olivia Wilde), he pulls together a posse comprised of former opponentstownsfolk, Dolarhyde and his boys, outlaws and Apache warriors all in danger of annihilation. United against a common enemy, they will prepare for an epic showdown for survival.Crazy, Stupid, LoveGenre: Comedy, drama and romance Cast: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone and Jonah Bobo Director: John Requa and Glenn Ficarra Rated: PG-13 At forty-something, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his perfect life quickly unravels. Worse, in todays single world, Cal, who hasnt dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protg to handsome, thirty-something player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). In an effort to help Cal get over his wife and start living his life, Jacob opens Cals eyes to the many options before him: flirty women, manly drinks and a sense of style that cant be found at Supercuts or The Gap. Cal and Emily arent the only ones looking for love in what might be all the wrong places: Cals 13-yearold son, Robbie (Jonah Bobo), is crazy about his 17-year-old babysitter, Jessica (Analeigh Tipton), who harbors a crush on Cal. And despite Cals makeover and his many new conquests, the one thing that cant be made over is his heart, which seems to keep leading him back to where he began.The SmurfsGenre: Kids, family and animation Cast: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofia Vergara and Anton Yelchin Director: Raja Gosnell This film is not yet rated The Smurfs make their first 3D trip to the big screen in Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animations hybrid live-action and animated family comedy, The Smurfs. 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Entertainment 3B Leader, July 28, 2011 Outstanding ITALIAN FOODonClearwater Beach $1000OFFWith this coupon. One Per Table. Not valid with any other offers. Exp. 12/31/11 LLTaste the Flavor of Italia! Delicious Pasta Fresh Seafood Homemade Lasagna Exquisite Desserts Homemade Cannelloni Long List of Beer & Wine Veal Chop and Ossobuco Romantic AL Fresco Dining794 S. Gulfview Blvd.Clearwater Beach727-449-8797Take Out Catering Private Parties Open every day from 5:30 til 10 p.m.Overlooking the Sand Key Bridge and Water Bayway Blvd.Sand Key BridgeGulf Blvd.Visit us online for a complete menu. cesareatthebeach.com071411L S. Gulfview Blvd.CESARE N 063011 No Cover No MinimumGreek Salad for One $5.95A Meal In Itself!Again The Key West Banquet Facility Is the Perfect Venue for Special Events, Fundraisers, Milestone Celebrations and Business Meetings. Call our Event Specialist Today: 727-596-2152 Holiday Inn Harbourside 401 Second Street Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785 727-595-9484 14450 Walsingham Rd., Largo727-595-MAKO (6256)Happy Hour 4-8 Everyday!FREE Appetizer Buffet Wed. $1 D rink N ight Thur. Ladies Drink FREE Friday, July 29thBus Stop BandOPEN 7 DAYS! SMOKE FREE!072811 2 for 1 Drafts $2 Bottle Beer $2 Wells $2 Wine OPENING, from page 1BThe following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.The Devils DoubleGenre: Foreign, drama and biopic Cast: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Mimoun Oaissa, Raad Rawi and Philip Quast Director: Lee Tamahori Rated: R Based on a gripping, unbelievable true story of money, power and opulent decadence, Lionsgates The Devils Double takes a white-knuckle ride deep into the lawless playground of excess and violence known as Baghdad, 1987. Summoned from the frontline to Saddam Husseins palace, Iraqi army lieutenant Latif Yahia (Dominic Cooper) is thrust into the highest echelons of the royal family when hes ordered to become the fiday or body double to Saddams son, the notorious Black Prince Uday Hussein (also Dominic Cooper), a reckless, sadistic party-boy with a rabid hunger for sex and brutality. With his and his familys lives at stake, Latif must surrender his former self forever as he learns to walk, talk and act like Uday. But nothing could have prepared him for the horror of the Black Princes psychotic, drug-addled life of fast cars, easy women and impulsive violence. With one wrong move costing him his life, Latif forges an intimate bond with Sarrab (Ludivine Sagnier), Udays seductive mistress whos haunted by her own secrets. But as war looms with Kuwait and Udays depraved gangster regime threatens to destroy them all, Latif realizes that escape from the devils den will only come at the highest possible cost.The FutureGenre: Comedy and drama Cast: Miranda July, Hamish Linklater, David Warshofsky, Isabella Acres and Joe Putterlik Director: Miranda July Rated: R The Future tells the story of a thirty-something couple who, on deciding to adopt a stray cat, change their perspective on life, literally altering the course of time and testing their faith in each other and themselves. Sophie and Jason are strange the way all couples are strange when theyre alone. They live in a small Los Angeles apartment, have jobs they hate, and in one month theyll adopt a stray cat named Paw Paw. Like a newborn baby, hell need around-the-clock care he may die in six months, or it may take five years. Despite their good intentions, Sophie and Jason are terrified of their looming loss of freedom. So with just one month left, they quit their jobs, and the Internet, to pursue their dreams Sophie wants to create a dance, Jason wants simply to be guided by fate. But as the month slips away, Sophie becomes increasingly, humiliatingly paralyzed. In a moment of desperation, she calls a stranger, Marshall a square, 50-year-old man who lives in the Valley. In his suburban world she doesnt have to be herself; as long as she stays there, shell never have to try (and fail) again. Living in two terrifyingly vacant and different realities, Sophie and Jason must reunite with time, space and their own souls in order to come home.Good NeighborsGenre: Foreign, comedy, romance and thriller Cast: Jay Baruchel, Emily Hampshire, Scott Speedman, Sean Lu and Anne-Marie Cadieux Director: Jacob Tierney Rated: R Neighbors Spencer (Scott Speedman) and Louise (Emily Hampshire) have bonded over their fascination with a recent string of murders terrorizing their community. MUSIC SCENE, from page 1BThe Club at Treasure Island is at 400 Treasure Island Causeway, Treasure Island. Call 3674511 or visit www.theclubti.com.Dunedin Brewery Hot Rod Hornets, Thursday, Aug. 4, 8 p.m. Tucci, Friday, Aug. 5, 9 p.m. Black Bird, Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 p.m. Skull and Bone Band, Friday, Aug. 12, 9 p.m. Blind Buddy Moody Express, Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 p.m. John Emil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m. Bounce House, Friday, Aug. 26, 9 p.m. Dunedin Brewery is at 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Call 7360606 or visit dunedinbrewery .com.Jannus Live Lynch Mob, Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m. The Supervillains, Saturday, Aug. 20 Jannus Live is at 16 Second St. N., St. Petersburg. Call 5650550 or visit www.jannuslive .com.Jolli Mons Grill Scotty Lee and the Treblehooks, Saturday, Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m. Jimmy Griswold, Friday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m. Shane Meade and the Sound, Saturday, Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m. Brian Caudill, Friday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m. Noah Broe and the Groove Co., Saturday, Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m. Jolli Mons Grill is at 941 Huntley Ave., Dunedin. Visit www.jollimonsgrill.com. Largo Cultural Center ZOSO, Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m. Mama Mia Its Almost ABBA, Saturday, Aug. 13, 8 p.m. The Largo Cultural Center is at 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts .com.Orpheum The Deer Hunter, Thursday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m. Patrick Stump, Sunday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. The Orpheum is at 1902 14th St. (Republica de Cuba), Ybor City. Call 813-248-9500.Palladium at St. Petersburg College Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones, Friday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m. O Som Do Jazz, Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m. Sean Chambers, Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m. Stan Hunter Quartet, Saturday, Aug. 13, 8 p.m. The Palladium at St. Petersburg College is at 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Call 822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.The Ritz Ybor Guster and Jacks Mannequin, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m. Erasure: Tomorrows World Tour, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 8 p.m. The Ritz Ybor is at 1503 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa. Call 813247-2518.Ruth Eckerd Hall Brian Wilson, Saturday, Aug. 6, 8 p.m. Bryan Adams, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 8 p.m. Alison Krauss and Union Station, Sunday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. Hippiefest, Saturday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall is at 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www. rutheckerdhall.com. Photo by BEN GLASS Steve Carell stars as Cal Weaver and Julianne Moore as Emily in Warner Bros. Pictures' comedy, "Crazy, Stupid, Love. When a new tenant named Victor (Jay Baruchel) arrives in the building, all three quickly hit it off. But as they soon discover, each of them has their own dark secret. As the violence outside mounts, the city retreats indoors for safety. But the more time these three spend together in their apartment building, the clearer it becomes that what they once thought of as a safe haven is as dangerous as any outside terrors they could imagine. Smart dialogue, strong performances and jarring thrills give this film all the elements of a great mystery.The GuardGenre: Comedy and crime Cast: Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle Director: John Michael McDonagh Rated: R The Guard is a comedic fishout-of-water tale of murder, blackmail, drug trafficking and rural police corruption. Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drugsmuggling gang one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleason) is an eccentric smalltown cop with a confrontational and crass personality and a subversive sense of humor. A longtime policeman in County Galway, Boyle is a maverick with his own moral code. He has seen enough of the world to know there isnt much to it and has had plenty of time to think about it. When a fellow police officer disappears and Boyles small town becomes key to a large drug trafficking investigation, he is forced to at least feign interest when dealing with the humorless FBI agent Wendell Everett (Don Cheadle) assigned to the case. Left to run his territory to his liking for many years, he is not at all impressed when the FBI comes to town. Agent Everett has led an American life of privilege, complete with the highest levels of formal education. Consumed with his pursuit of justice, Everett has no interest in the district of Connemara other than as a backdrop to solve the case. He underestimates the townspeople, especially Sergeant Boyle. Everett looks down on Boyle as a low-level provincial policeman with a limited and flippant view of the world. Boyle sees Everett as a by-thebook policeman with a chip on his shoulder and no understanding of how the real world runs. Despite the fact that Boyle seems more interested in mocking and undermining Everett than in actively working to solve the case, Boyle finds that circumstances keep pulling him back into the thick of it. First, his tiresomely enthusiastic new partner disappears. Then his favorite hooker attempts to blackmail him into turning a blind eye to the case. Finally the drug-traffickers hes trying to find try to buy him off as they have every other member of the local police force. As unconventional as Boyle is, these events unwittingly offend his murky moral code. He realizes that he needs to take matters into his own hands, and that Everett is the only person he can trust. And so the scene is set for an unlikely friendship and explosive finale.
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Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 15. Beach PropertyDIRECT GULF FRONT 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Condo $395,000. IMMACULATE WATERFRONT 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Garage, boat slip $234.900 Beach Place One Real Estate (727)593-3000, (800)487-8959. I.R.B.DUPLEX 2BR/2BA. Beachside on Gulf Blvd. Fully Furnished. Excellent Rental Potential. Paid $800,000. MUST SELL, $399,000. Viewpoint Realty, (727)448-3533. 20. Condo SalesBARDMOOR VILLA 2BR/2BA/1CG, End Unit, Large Family Rm. Bright & Airy. $120K. 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This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-6699777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. UNBEATABLE PRICE$! FA$T RE$ULT$!Sell Your Home In The Classieds!CALL TODAY! 397-5563 CLASSIFIEDSROCK! ADVERTISE TODAY!
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Set in 1966, the story follows the institutionalization of a young woman with a dark and haunted past. Upon her arrival, Kristen, played by Amber Heard, almost immediately finds herself in the midst of another mystery: The ward in which she is housed appears to be haunted by a vengeful spirit. Kristen gradually meets other patients who reside in the ward, including Iris (Lyndsy Fonseca), Sarah (Danielle Panabaker), Emily (Mamie Gummer) and Zoey (Laura Leigh). All of the women are treated by the rather sinister Dr. Stringer (Jared Harris), and the ward is presided over by the subtly tyrannical Nurse Lundt (Susanna Burney). Carpenter toys with point-ofview in The Ward, trying to keep the viewer guessing about the source of the mystery. For the horror aficionado, though, the film is painfully derivative neither the cheap shock points nor the plot twists are particularly surprising. The juxtaposition of psychological thriller with supernatural terror was old hat when he started his career in the early 1970s. Theres nothing wrong with exploiting a clich as long as the end product delivers some kind of innovation but The Ward fails to do that. The film isnt a total loss. Strong performances are given by many of the actresses portraying female patients, particularly Fonseca and Leigh. Heard doesnt seem to fit the role of Kristen. She overemphasizes her characters intensity and independence, reducing the amount of sympathy the viewer can attach to her. Harris hits all the right notes with Stringer, especially because the viewer sees him through the eyes of Kristen. Hes calculatingly compassionate and faintly frightening, as though he has some spine-chilling hidden agenda. Burney as every other actress playing a similar role has done over the last few decades borrows from Louise Fletchers classic portrayal of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest. The strong performances and methodical attention to set detail in this period piece cant compensate for a feeble script and mechanical direction. Carpenter is capable of something better something scarier than The Ward.Quick factsFilm: The Ward Cast: Amber Heard, Danielle Panabaker, Mamie Gummer, Lyndsy Fonseca and Jared Harris Director: John Carpenter Release date: July 8, 2011; available On Demand and from Netflix Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Another period piece, The Countess, is based on a classic and perhaps true horror story. Directed by Julie Delpy, The Countess takes a fresh look at the legend surrounding Countess Elizabeth Bthory de Ecsed, a member of Hungarian nobility who history remembers as the Blood Countess. In the 1610, Bthory was accused of torturing and killing hundreds of young women. Though she was never put on trial, she was imprisoned in Csejte Castle, bricked into a room, until her death. In the ensuing centuries, the folklore that arose around Bthory included claims that she bathed in the blood of her victims to maintain her youth. Dozens of films have been made depicting Bthory alleged crimes. Ingrid Pitt played the character in Hammer Film Productions 1971 film Countess Dracula, a genre classic. Unlike its predecessors, though, The Countess demonstrates that the accusations may have been the result of court intrigue. Delpy who also portrays Bthory in the film spends the first third of the film describing the world in which this Hungarian noblewoman found herself. As a teenage girl, she is compelled to marry the Hungarian baron Franz Ndasdy with whom she has three children. She manages Ndasdys affairs while he is at war with the Ottomans and she matures into a knowledgeable, powerful and wealthy woman. She has so much wealth, in fact, that she lends the Hungarian Habsburg King Matthias II large sums of money. His debt to her forces him to recognize her as capable of maintaining her husbands estate after his untimely death.While still in mourning, Bthory falls in love with Istvn Thurz (Daniel Brhl), son of Count Gyrgy Thurz (William Hurt). Though Istvn wishes to be with her, the machinations of his father thwart him. From here, the story is recounted by Istvn and is pieced together from what he has been told and what he has been led to believe. Because she believes her lover abandoned her because of her advanced age, Bthory appears to turn to desperate measures in pursuit of beauty and everlasting youth. Delpy vividly depicts the countesss supposed descent into madness. The lush though often stark cinematography works together with authentic costumes and other realistic touches to make The Countess visually arresting. Shot in Germany, Delpy captures the feeling of isolation and solitude Bthory must have felt after the death of her husband. The Countess has a few problems. Some of the dialog comes across as overly formal as if the actors are trying to sound Shakespearian for dramas sake. The rather odd mix of accents from the international cast distracts at times. A few scenes appeared rushed to completion, particularly in the last 30 minutes, which may suggest shoddy last minute editing. Whether viewed as a gloomy period drama or an understated historical horror film, The Countess succeeds more often than it falters. With fine performances by Delpy as well as Anamaria Marinca as Bthorys potionmaker Anna Darvulia and Sebastian Blomberg as Dominic Vizakna, The Countess revisits a genre icon and reshape the mythology surrounding this historical figure.Quick factsFilm: The Countess Cast: Julie Delpy, Daniel Brhl, Vincent Gallo, William Hurt, Radha Mitchell, Anamaria Marinca and Sebastian Blomberg Director: Julie Delpy Release date: Available On Demand Rated: Unrated Runtime: 94 minutesMovie reviewCarpenters The Ward flounders; Delpys The Countess revisits historys Blood Countess Reel TimeLee Clark Zumpe