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By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO Largo staff presented new promotional materials and branding for the citys expanded recycling program Aug. 13, along with reporting that the yearlong implementation of the program is still on schedule. The curbside, mixed recycling program for residents is scheduled to start Feb. 3. We are very excited with the program. Were very excited about how its going so far, Public Works Director Brian Usher told commissioners. The new program would allow residents to collect 11 new types of materials in the same type of wheeled carts the city currently uses for trash collection. Three automated side-load vehicles already purchased and in the process of being built will collect the recyclables from residents driveways. The city also has already purchased 18,000 new recycling carts for the program. In them, residents will be able to collect aluminum foil; steal and tin cans; clear, brown and green glass; milk and juice paper cartons and juice boxes as well as many more types of plastic than the city currently can accept. Part of the citys marketing materials includes labels for the carts themselves, explaining what types materials the city will accept. The new carts will be delivered with a bag of educational fliers and a refrigerator magnet, customized with the residents specific recycling By LEE CLARK ZUMPELARGO Theres a new professional theater in Pinellas County, and it has found a home at Country Day World School in Largo. New Stage Theatre and Conservatory was the brainchild of Chris Jackson and cofounders Alison Burns and Bruce Danielson. The theater was officially established last year when it joined forces with Country Day School. A fully functioning black box theater space was built, its doors opening last March just in time to host a series of summer camp programs. According to Jackson, New Stage Theatre and Conservatory came about fortuitously as analogous objectives merged. After being hired as Country Day World Schools performing arts director, I helped design the black box theater in the new campus the school was building for their middle school program, said Jackson. After seeing the success of the schools performing arts program, I presented Bruce Danielson with a program Alison and I were developing for the Largo area. It eventually became New Stage Theatre and Conservatory. The relationship between the two entities the theater and the school is mutually beneficial. Jackson explained New Stage Theatre is in residence at Country Day World School. They have provided the theatre with a luxurious space to perform professional theater, Jackson said. The partnership between these two entities certainly provides opportunities for Country Day students to explore performing arts in classes that are much more personalized than their regular curriculum. That said, the professional productions planned by New Stage Theatre are just that: professional. As far as participating in the professional shows, there isnt much room for LARGO Kickball event to benefit firefightersThe Largo Firefighters are hosting a charity kickball tournament to raise funds for two of their own on Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m., at Whitesell Softball Complex, 12555 119th St. . P a g e 3 A INSIDE SCHOOLSSPC adds campus enhancementsIn preparation for the fall 2013 semester, St. Petersburg Colleges Seminole campus saw significant changes and construction this summer. Also, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County and College Fund of Pinellas County announce scholarship winners. . P a g e 1 2 A HEALTHState association honors director The Florida Health Care Association named Michael Broady, executive director for Regal Palms of Largo, its 2013 Assisted Living Facility Administrator of the Year Aug. 6. . P a g e 1 3 A New theater company kicks off inaugural seasonChairman gives state of the county Welch addresses budget, EMS and transit issues ... Page 5A. Lee Clark Zumpe reviews the sci-fi movie, set in a dystopian, future world ... Page 1B.Could Elysium be the summers most provocative flick? Volume XXXVI,No. 4 August 15, 2013 www.TBNweekly.com AUTO ACCIDENT INJURY?Diagnosis Treatment Rehab Attor ney and Specialist ReferralsGreg Hollstrom II, DC, Brian Rebori, DC 11444 Seminole Blvd., Largo 727-393-6100 drgreghollstrom.com032113 $49FIRST MASSAGE*$59FIRST FACIAL* 10609 Ulmerton Rd. 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In fact, even when he took the departments top position in June 2010, succeeding Lester Aradi as he retired, Carroll had an end date set, due to pension considerations set in motion seven years ago while he was deputy chief. Since then, Ive been consciously preparing for transition and succession, said Carroll, 54. Deputy Chief Jeff Undestad, 48, will take over responsibility of the department Sept. 7The way he tells it, Undestad has been following the chief up the ranks since he joined the department in 1990, and Carroll acted as his first field-training officer. Through my entire career as well as his, every time he had a promotion, shortly thereafter, Id be promoted, Undestad said with a laugh. Carroll said hes pleased to be leaving the department gracefully, on the high of receiving accreditation with excellence from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Aug. 3, one of only a small handful of agencies to earn the distinction. The department has prepared for the transition, he added. Its nice to hand the reins to Jeff and to know that things are running well, Carroll said. The reputation of officers and the cases they work and the service they provide is, to me, exemplary, and its nice to be associated with that.A legacy of consistencyUndestad said his overall goal will be keeping the department running as well as it has under Carroll. Hes created quite a legacy here. Hes a modest man (and) wont brag about himself, but hes done a tremendous job for this police department, Undestad said. A native of Oswego, New York, Carroll moved to Largo with his family in 1967 and has maintained close ties to his community ever since. After graduating from Largo High School at age 17, he entered the U.S. Army to serve in the military police, knowing he was unable to Photo courtesy of AUBREY DANIELSONChris Jackson and Alison Burns star in Maybe Baby, Its You, which kicks off the inaugural season for New Stage Theatre and Conservatory Aug. 15 through Sept. 1. The production will be performed at Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo.County to consider gender identity protections By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Pinellas County Commissioners will consider amending its human rights ordinance to protect gender identity during a public hearing on Aug. 20. The amendment would prohibit gender identity discrimination under Chapter 70 of county code relating to human relations that prohibits discrimination in employment, housing and places of public accommodation, Human Rights director Paul Valenti, said during a commission meeting Aug. 6. Jurisdictions throughout Florida, as well as 17 states, have taken steps to stop discrimination stemming from a persons gender identity. In addition, legislation providing for those protections is pending in the U.S. Senate. Pinellas County leaders are evaluating the need in the local community. Valenti said the countys code currently prohibits discrimination based on ones sex. He recommends striking references to sex and replacing it with gender. County code would define gender as including but not limited to sex, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions relating to pregnancy, gender-related self-identity, self-image, appearance, expression or behavior, whether or not such gender-related characteristics differ from those associated with the individuals assigned sex or physiology at birth. The code exempts religious corporations, associations and societies and religious educational institutions in the areas of employment and places of public accommodation. The code also would not apply to the school district as an employer. Under the ordinance, persons who identify with a sex different from their physiology, or their sex at birth, wouldPhoto by JULIANA A. TORRESLargo Police Chief John Carroll, left, will leave the department next month and pass the reins to current Deputy Chief Jeff Undestad, shown right. join a civilian department until he was 21. He joined the Largo Police Department in 1980 and has worked in patrol, as a detective and as a SWAT team commander, gradually working his way through every rank except sergeant. Ive had the opportunity to work on pretty complex investigations. Ive traveled on homicide cases. Ive been to the FBI National Academy. Ive put some bad guys in jail, Carroll said. So I have lots of war stories, but through all of those things its all been done as a team, and thats really gratifying. During the eight years as a detective in the crimes against persons unit Carroll said he worked a number of homicide and sexual battery cases. There are people serving prison sentences that will be in jail long after Im retired, he said. The overall See GENDER, page 4A See THEATER, page 4A See CHIEF, page 4A VIEWPOINTSCarl Hiaasen Columnist checks in on Snowden and his friends, Anatoly and Boris. ... Page 11A. 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Registration is open for this years festivities, held Sept. 21 at Highland Recreation Complex. LARGO Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 edition of the Citizens Academy of Largo, a 12-week program on Mondays, 6 to 8:30 p.m., designed to educate residents about the inner workings of their city government. Classes begin Monday, Sept. 16. Academy participants will tour key facilities, learn about the challenges facing future development, talk with city leaders about current issues and events affecting Largo and interact with city staff at all levels. Citizens Academy is a great way to learn about and get involved in the community. Applications are available on the Citys website, www.Largo.com and must be submitted by Sept. 6. For more information, contact Largo City Clerk Diane Bruner at 587-6710 or dbruner@largo.com. 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Along with the rides, visitors will witness World War II re-enactors from the 1st Infantry Division and enjoy free hot dogs. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Call 539-8371 or visit armedforcesmuseum.com.View the art of ikebana LARGO The Royal Palms Multigenerational Community will present Scarlet Sunset on Palms, an ikebana exhibition Saturday. Aug. 24, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 200 Lake Ave. in Largo. Enjoy arrangements by teachers and students of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, founded in 1927 by Sofu Teshigahara in Tokyo, Japan. The event is free, and refreshments will be served. Be prepared for an afternoon of beautiful flowers designed for cool summer artistic enrichment. Monique Korenge Noujaim will give a demonstration at 2 p.m., followed by a demonstration by Barbara Koseki Goss at 2:30 p.m. Other city events Around townBudget work session this weekLARGO The Largo commission will meet to discuss the budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year in detail with staff Friday, Aug. 16, at 12:30 p.m., in the community room of Largo City Hall, 201 Highland Ave. The budget work session will be held in preparation for upcoming public hearings on Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6 p.m., at city hall. The work session open to the public but is for discussion only. No votes or approvals will take place. For more information, call the citys office of management and budget at 587-6727.Library friends to host book saleThe Friends of Largo Public Library will host its annual Summer Book Sale on Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Jenkins Room of Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. All books are 50 cents each. Buy two and get one free. 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4A Largo Leader, August 15, 2013pre-professional students, Jackson explained. For our productions we strive to hire union actors and designers so there is higher standard. The community also has had a hand in helping New Stage Theatre a reality. The community thus far has been extremely kind to us, said Jackson. There has been a great outreach via our website asking for volunteer opportunities, a really great way to get involved. We have even had a few sponsorship offers from local businesses. Professional theater is so healthy for this community both culturally and economically, and I think that is recognized already in these early stages. The theater is currently prepping for its first full season of main stage productions. Kicking off the theaters inaugural season will be Maybe Baby, Its You, by Charlie Shanian and Shari Simpson. The production will run Aug. 15 through Sept. 1, at New Stage Theatre, inside Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 3 p.m. Tickets are $25. Call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. Maybe Baby, Its You boasts a comedic night about the search for that most elusive of entities, the soul mate. Jackson and Burns star in the show. The production covers ground from the first kiss to the not-so-golden age of marriage. The show promises to be a heart-felt night mixed with high energy as these two actors transform into 26 characters throughout the evening. Jackson explained that for this first season, New Stage Theatre selected plays the audience will have fun with. Our goal is for our patrons to relate to the material, to enjoy their experience, Jackson said. We have chosen very difficult shows for our professional actors and designers, which is great. Artists love a challenge. The plays we have selected are award winning, critically recognized pieces. New Stage Theatre and Conservatorys stated mission is to strengthen our communities, our artists and our youths minds by producing high caliber theatre and offering affordable pre-professional performance training for all. Jackson echoes that objective in describing the importance of theater in the community and what he, as artistic director, uses to measure the theaters success. Box office sales are great, it keeps the theater healthy, he said. However, that should never be the goal of an artistic director. Professional theater offers something special to a community, on an economic level, a cultural level, and a spiritual level. As the first real form of storytelling, theater has evolved and transformed as much the people who create and view it. Success of a theater is reflected in the experience its audience has. If the audience doesnt feel fully satisfied, we are missing something. If the audience hasnt experienced professional theater, than we have a mission to get them in the theater. Jackson observed that as technology increasingly serves as societys primary source of entertainment, live theater is perhaps more valuable than ever before. In a technological world, where our children our digital natives and we are stimulated constantly, theater can provide an escape, Jackson said. In my experience, the real jewel of professional theater is being able to both entertain and rediscover that human connection. Its amazing, that complete strangers will laugh at the same jokes and applaud at the same time.The people behind New StageJackson, originally from Tampa, graduated from Blake High School for the Performing Arts in 2007. He began acting locally and regionally, taking his first professional role as Rick in a production of Six Degrees of Separation. At age 18, he became the first performer to write, act, and direct in the Young Dramatist Program in its 12-year history. Jackson was cast in the lead role of Film Ranch Internationals first feature film Brain Jacked, and scored several commercials as well as the recurring role of Donovan on MTVs The Inbetweeners. Burns, a co-founder of New Stage Theatre, is the music director at Country Day School and serves as educational director of New Stage Conservatory. Burns graduated from New York Citys American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2001. She made her professional acting debut as Maureen in the national tour of the Broadway musical Rent and went on to star in many shows. Her choreography also has been seen in Rocky Horror Picture Show, Godspell and Respect. As a lyricist, she has penned songs for A Big Apple Christmas, Waist Watchers and Holiday Party of One. Danielson is the third member of this creative triumvirate. A native of River Falls, Wis. Described as an entrepreneur and a theater enthusiast, he relocated to the Tampa Bay area in 1993 and has lived in the Largo area since then. Danielson serves as the director of admissions at Country Day School and as producing director at New Stage Theatre.The inaugural seasonNew Stage Theatre will present five productions in its inaugural season. Following Maybe Baby, Its You, the 2013-14 season will continue with the following shows: Little Shop of Horrors, by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken; Oct. 10 through Nov. 3. Holiday Party of One, by Alison Burns with musical arrangements by Stan Collins; Dec. 5-20. Title of Show, with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell; Feb. 6-23. The Rainmaker, by N. Richard Nash; April 327. New Stage Theatre offers theatergoers more than just a new venue: It provides an opportunity to see professional productions in an intimate setting. While the Tampa Bay area is already to home to several exceptional professional theaters, there is room for one more and Jackson believes Largo, at the heart of Pinellas, is the perfect spot. We chose Largo to be our home base, because the area was lacking what we offer as a theater and conservatory, Jackson said. Jackson is confident the county can support another professional theater. On a grand scale, I feel Pinellas County is growing a theater community and our audiences show that, Jackson said. From the breathtaking productions of freeFall Theatre and American Stage, St. Petersburg hosts something very special. Now our community has a new theater company to feel proud of. For information about New Stage Theatre and Conservatory, call 813-817-2585, email nstc@new stagelargo.org or visit newstagelargo.org. THEATER, from page 1Abe permitted to use restroom and other facilities of the gender with which they identify. If there are objections, every effort should be taken to ensure fair, non-discriminatory use of the facility for all people. Businesses can still maintain dress codes, Valenti said, as long as they allow individuals to dress in a style that best fits their gender identity. Commissioner Karen Seel, who along with Commissioner John Morroni voted against a similar amendment in 2008, asked if other jurisdictions had found it difficult to apply discrimination laws. Valenti said they had not. There was no nightmare scenario or apoplectic issue that came to fruition, he said. She also asked if there had been problems with single-sex facilities. Valenti said there had been no widespread issues. He added that improper conduct could happen regardless of sex, race or religion. He said the amendment did not require adding separate facilities for transgendered persons. He said no one would have to install a third set of restrooms. Todd Richardson with Equality Florida told commissioners that the amendment would be a very important addition for Pinellas County, making it more attractive for employers and employees. It adds protection for all people, he said, Protection no matter who they are. Michael Keefe, executive director of Trans*Action Florida, thanked the commission for moving forward with a courageous conversation. Only former sheriffs candidate Greg Pound spoke against the amendment, accusing the commission of doing evil. Commission Chair Ken Welch said it was time for the fear mongering to stop. Forty years ago it was black people in restrooms No more fear mongering. Im so over that, he said. Commissioner Norm Roche said he supports scheduling a public hearing on the matter, but he didnt voice support for the amendment. Im not into creating laws that make attorneys money The way this country is going were going to be back here adding political parties. The public hearing portion of the Aug. 20 meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the fifth floor Assembly Room of the Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Clearwater. PCCTV screen shot by SUZETTE PORTERPinellas Countys Human Rights Director Paul Valenti explains a proposed amendment to the human rights ordinance to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity. GENDER, from page 1A RECYCLING, from page 1ALargos negotiations with county over Highland Avenue fail By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO During the Aug. 13 work session, staff reported to the Largo commission that negotiations with the county for the city to take over the portion of Highland Avenue between Rosary Road and East Bay Drive have failed. The city has been anticipating taking over responsibility for the maintenance of Highland Avenue, which staff sees as a vital conduit between city amenities, for many years. Earlier this year, the county offered to transfer the right of way along with a fund of $300,000 toward any improvements, but would not promise any future funds. Along with the transfer, the city would be responsible for the cost of relocating any county utilities needed to make improvements. The city asked the county to reconsider what the commission deemed unacceptable terms, but to no effect. As such, the city can no longer pursue its intended improvements to the roadway. The city will reallocate the more than $3.3 million set aside for the Highland Avenue back to the original funding sources. We feel there is no longer any viable options for this moving forward, Community Development Director Carol Sticklin said. The city will be improving the sidewalk along Highland Avenue between the new Highland Recreation Complex and Eagle Lake Park, both opened since negotiations with the county began. The improvements would be done within the Rosary Road project, set to be designed in the upcoming fiscal year. Largo also will ask the county to commit at least the offered $300,000 amount toward bringing Highland Avenue up to acceptable conditions, currently an unfunded project at the county level. While repaving the existing road wont transform it to the community street one friendly to pedestrians and bicycles as Largo had anticipated, its a needed improvement, Stricklin said.City to spend $31.5 million on infrastructure The work session also included a detailed update on the wet weather monitoring and pumping system project, a major infrastructure improvement project estimated to cost $31.5 million. The project, in the final design phase, is intended to tackle overflows in the system caused by heavy rainfall, said Leland Dicus, city engineer. It will include the construction of about 14 miles of sewer mains and the reconstruction of seven pump stations within Largo, according to city documentation. The project will not only address the overflows that are occurring today, but provide capacity in the collection system for future growth and redevelopment within the city, Dicus said. The improvements will help the citys economic development goals by creating a more business-friendly environment with a capacity for growth, he added. Given the magnitude of the project, it was important for the commission to hear the details of how the improvements were developed and how they will address the overflows, City Manager Mac Craig said, explaining hour-long presentation that resulted. The project is slated to be completed in the spring of 2015. The improvements are expected to have a life of 20 to 40 years. The construction will involve some temporary roadway lane closures and night work, but the project should move through the city fairly quickly, Dicus said. The city will be launching a public outreach campaign to let residents know of the projects impacts. City staff also asked the commission for direction regarding financing for the project. Commissioners agreed that the city should try to save financing costs by pursuing a low-interest loan from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The city also will be exploring other financing options, should the project not be granted enough of a loan to cover the expenses. pickup day of the week. The citys communication and marketing division also is preparing to advertise the changes through city LED signs, a promotional video on Largo TV, a dedicated website, social media, newspaper advertisements, billboards and artwork on the recycle trucks themselves. A new logo for the mixed recycling program features the updated slogan Largo Recycles More. The city would eventually transition back to the original Largo Recycles logo after an extended period using the updated, though similarly looking, logo, explained Kate OConnell Oyer, communications and marketing supervisor. The city has reserved the site www.largorecyclesmore.com to promote changes to the system. Additionally, staff will try to engage its younger residents by asking them to come up with their own design for a promotional billboard. The winning design will be featured on a real billboard. The new recycling carts will be blue, and the collection trucks will be orange, OConnell Oyer said. Usher emphasized that the trucks must be unique enough to identify them as Largo collection trucks but also must be distinct from the citys own garbage trucks. I can tell you from experience that one of the largest public relations difficulties is when people perceive that recyclables are going into a garbage truck, Usher said, explaining that color is the quickest way to determine if a complaint concerns a Largo truck. We can tell very quickly if its one of ours or not. A lot of people dont bother looking at the details but they definitely notice the color. As part of the process, the public works department is still working with IT staff to assess the appropriate technology needed to utilize the Radio Frequency Identification microchip tags that will be installed on the recycling carts. The tags will help the city to track the carts and could allow for recycling incentive programs. The city wants to make sure any implemented software will be able to handle the citys future plans, Usher said. Its enough of an investment that we dont want to do it more than once if we can avoid it, he said. One way the technology could be useful would be in addressing increases in contamination coming from a specific neighborhood through focused notices or advertisements, Usher said. Materials like plastic bags and six-pack plastic holders can cause mechanical problems for the company processing the recyclables. Usually, the vendors ... know that theres going to be a certain amount of material in there thats not going to be acceptable to them, Usher said. Its only when we start exceeding that amount that theyll notify us. Staff clarified that recycled material would not be rejected if the lid or the label were still attached. The city will be requesting bids from recycling processing vendors in September. In total, the project is budgeted to cost $2 million in capital funds. Staff anticipates savings in garbage-tipping fees as well as operating costs due to efficiencies will offset the cost. Graphic courtesy of the CITY OF LARGOLargo staff presented this draft of an educational flier to Largo commissioners in preparation of the February rollout of the residential mixed recycling program.Usher said staff would likely update the commission once more in November, when all the details are close to being finalized. CHIEF, from page 1A Photo by JULIANA A. TORRESRetiring Police Chief John Carroll, left, poses with current Deputy Chief Jeff Undestad at the Largo Police Department. satisfaction of getting a case, working with a victim, helping bring justice and closure to a victim, thats very important to me. Hes always found working in his hometown advantageous, though arresting people in the same community where he lived with his wife and two children, now ages 29 and 26, can be a little awkward, he said. I think if you treat people right, you dont have to worry about that, even if you do have to arrest them, he said. I never had any incident. I never lost any sleep over that. He became deputy chief in 2002, assuming the responsibility for the operations of the department under Aradi. Thats a really, really good foundation for becoming the chief, Carroll said. Lester (Aradi) did that for me, and I tried to do that for Jeff. Over the years with the department, the city of Largo has grown in population as well as physical size, creating a budgetary challenge for the police department. The city now serves a static population of 75,000, though for the police department, its more than that, Carroll said. Were in the middle of a county with a million people in it and everybody drives through Largo to get somewhere else. So we serve a bigger population than 75,000, Carroll said. I would say there are times when it seems like, it feels like, its double that. He added that he did not anticipate having to compete with other city services for funding as the city budget got tighter and tighter over the last several years. The challenge was making sure the service got provided and delivered with the shrinking budget, he said. Its a balancing act. Carroll said he and his wife of 33 years, Linda, will be enjoying some travel in their joint retirement for the immediate future. After that, they are considering some business ventures, and Carroll said he might enter politics. Probably next election season, Ill look for a seat on city commission, he said. My wife tells me I have to have something to do or Ill drive her crazy. It would be another opportunity to serve. As far as his time with the police department, Carroll said he hopes he will be remembered for just consistent service over a long period of time.The new chiefUndestad has a lot of experience in all parts of the organization; he is a skilled collaborator, diplomat, compromiser and independent thinker, Carroll said. He cares about people, cares about the employees, cares about the citizens, he said. Undestad has never worked for any other law enforcement agency. He started off his career in property management in Minnesota where he grew up. When he realized he would have to earn a second degree in order to become a police officer in Minnesota, an instructor encouraged him to try to get experience in another state first. Through some connections in Florida, he ended up applying in Pinellas County. Within just months, he was moving his few possessions to Florida to start the police academy. As luck would have it, at that time, Largo was going through a pretty significant hiring, he said. Everything kind of just fell right into place. He never anticipated becoming a police chief. In the beginning years with the department as he worked as a K9 officer, on the SWAT team, as an evidence technician and for the volunteer program Undestad was determined to not seek a promotion. But around year eight, he tried out for sergeant and got the position, he said. Then he was promoted to lieutenant, despite his continued determination to not rise through the ranks. I had to concede by the time I was given the opportunity to be the deputy chief knowing that the current chief was on a strict timeline, that yes, my goal here is to become the police chief, Undestad said. He said he hopes to gradually increase the departments number of sworn officers beyond its current force of 137. My intent is to come in as chief and evaluate the department for the first year, because theres really no need for changes. Theres nothing broken, nothing that needs to be fixed, he said. He said he would like to reinstate some of the public outreach programs the department has cut due to budget concerns. Those targeted to children are especially important to him. He sees the departments ongoing battle against pedestrian traffic fatalities and the recent increase in gang activity as ongoing challenges. He also pointed out an increase in violence against officers on service calls. At the beginning of the year, the departments had about 10 percent of its patrol officers out on light duty due to injuries related on violence from calls for service. (That) is a little alarming to me, especially taking over as chief, he said. Undestad and his wife of 10 years, Michelle, have two boys, ages 5 and 7. They live on the border between Largo and Clearwater. I love my kids, and I love to spend as much time as I can with them. This job and location has been to provide that. Undestad said. Undestad already has been transitioning to chief over the last five months or so, he said. In preparation, he named current Capt. Brian Brown as the next deputy chief and recently hired a new administrative assistant, a position that has been vacant since May. Ive kind of been doing three jobs, he said. Im looking forward to the next couple of weeks where order can be restored in the office up here, and things can get back to normal operation. Though hes been with the department for 23 years, Undestad doesnt have a retirement date in mind. With little kids, I dont want to be too hasty in picking a retirement date when theyre still in middle school, he said. My goal is to keep the department stable and moving forward, and not have to worry about any changes in command for the next few years. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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This address is part of our ongoing effort to help our citizens stay connected with their local government, Welch said in a press release. Its a way of keeping our citizens up to date with important issues as initiatives and projects move forward throughout the year. Welch began his address with an update on development and the approval process for the fiscal year 2014 budget, which he describes as one of the main responsibilities of the commission. The $1.7 billion proposed budget is available for review at www.pinellascounty.org/budget. There is still time to weigh in on next years budget, Welch said. From now through early September, the Commission will receive additional public comment on the 2014 budget, and we encourage your feedback via the website, by calling the budget office at 727-464-3596, or by attending and speaking at one of our Commission meetings or work sessions. Two public hearings on the budget are scheduled. The first is Thursday, Sept. 5, and the second and final hearing is Tuesday, Sept. 17. Both begin at 6 p.m. in the fifth floor Assembly Room at the Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St.Emergency management servicesOne of the most important budget challenges facing our county involves our emergency medical services, or EMS fund, Welch said. EMS is a vital service provided by the county in partnership with our cities and fire districts, and with our ambulance provider, Paramedics Plus doing business as Sunstar. The countys EMS system responds to more than 136,000 calls for emergency medical assistance each year. When you dial 911 for a medical emergency in Pinellas County world class medical response is only minutes away, Welch said. The reality is however, that while the system is clinically excellent, it does face fiscal challenges due to a number of factors, including the decline in property values in recent years, combined with an increase in the cost of EMS services, including personnel, fuel costs, and medical supplies. Welch promised to update the public in his November address about efforts to implement a plan by consultant Fitch and Associates that could reduce the cost of EMS. For more information, visit www.pinellascounty.org and look for the link to the Fitch Report in the Special Interest section.TransportationOne thing about our community that is not yet world class is our system of public transportation, Welch said. This is especially true in the area of public transit where Pinellas and the broader Tampa Bay region lag behind every other major metropolitan area in the United States. He provided an update on the transportation and economic development plan, and the community transportation conversation GreenLight Pinellas. The foundation of this initiative is a November 2014 referendum for a 1 percent sales tax to modernize our bus system (PSTA), and add light rail connections between Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park, Gateway and St. Petersburg, with an eventual connection to Tampa, Welch said. The plan also includes the elimination of the current PSTA property tax. For more information, visit GreenLightPinellas.com.Surface water managementAn important part of our countys infrastructure is our surface water management program, Welch said. Surface water management entails two important focus areas water quality and storm water management. While many Pinellas cities have a dedicated funding source for surface water management, the county does not. With higher federal and state standards for water quality, combined with an aging infrastructure of pipes, ditches and drains in the unincorporated area, the time has come for Pinellas County to address the issue of water quality and storm water management in a more effective and sustainable way. The commission is considering levying a dedicated fee to property owners in the unincorporated areas to pay for a comprehensive surface water management program. Welch said the fees would provide money to repair and refurbish older sections of stormwater pipe, dating back to 1978, which is at high risk of failure. The program will extend the life of the entire stormwater drainage system and improve the health of our environment, he said. If the commission approves the new fee, it would become effective in October. The 2014 fiscal year begins Oct. 1. For more information, visit www.PinellasCounty.org, and click the Surface Water Assessment link in the Special Interest section. 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Currently, 50 volunteers have dedicated their time to help our community. The volunteers perform a myriad of duties both at the department and throughout the community. From helping out with administrative paperwork, to writing parking enforcement citations and directing traffic at crash scenes, the volunteers are tremendous assets in departments goal to provide superior service to the community. For more information about becoming a volunteer, visit www.Largo.com or contact Volunteer Coordinator Dick Hageman at 587-6739.Two arrested for burglarizing boatDUNEDIN Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies responded to a call about a missing woman after her boyfriend lost sight of her in the water near the Dunedin Causeway about 4:45 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9. The two were later arrested and charged with burglary of a boat and are suspects in a number of vehicle thefts in the same area. According to the sheriffs report, deputies received the initial call from Daren Nailos, 36, of Palm Harbor, who reported that his girlfriend was missing. When deputies arrived on scene, Nailos informed them he had been swimming in the water with Jessica Frehe, 36, of Dunedin and at some point lost sight of her. Frantic she could be in distress, Nailos called for emergency personnel to respond to the scene. As efforts to locate Frehe were underway, a deputy in the area spotted Frehes vehicle driving from the scene. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and discovered Frehe as the driver. While talking with Frehe and verifying her well-being, multiple reports of burglarized vehicles in the immediate area began coming into the Sheriffs Office Communications Center. After conducting further interviews with both parties it was discovered they had broken into a boat at 2671 St. Josephs Drive East. While on the boat, they stole various items to include food and alcohol. After burglarizing the vessel, they both began to swim back to shore, and Nailos lost sight of Frehe and eventually reported her as missing and possibly in distress in the water. Both admitted to the vessel burglary and were possibly involved with several vehicle burglaries nearby, the report said. Deputies are awaiting forensic results for additional charges. Nailos and Frehe were booked into the Pinellas County Jail. Each charged with burglary. Bond was set at $5,000. Frehe also is being held without bond on a Pasco County warrant.Missing sunglasses prompt investigationPALM HARBOR Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives are asking for help from the public to locate a man wanted in connection with the theft of sunglasses from a Palm Harbor store. According to detectives assigned to the burglary/pawn unit, the crime occurred between 3:50 and 4 p.m. July 29 at East Lake Eye Care located at 3434 East Lake Road, #3 in Palm Harbor. A suspect was seen viewing sunglasses at the store. When he left, an employee noticed sunglasses missing from open racks. Surveillance photos show the man removing various types of sunglasses from the racks and putting them in his jacket pockets. The suspect is described as a white male in his 50s, approximately 6 feet tall, heavy build with black, straight, collar length hair and a mustache. The suspect was last seen wearing a medium blue polyester s style suit with a white button down dress shirt and dark dress shoes. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective Mitchell Smithies of the Burglary/Pawn Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.Police arrest 21 in prostitution crackdownCLEARWATER Clearwater police completed a two-night crackdown on prostitution in the East Gateway area, finishing early in the morning on Aug. 10. A total of 21 arrests were made, according to Clearwater police. There were 15 prostitution-related charges, with eight men and seven women arrested. The arrests were made between Drew and Court streets and Missouri and Highland avenues. This is all part of the departments efforts to crack down on these crimes that affect the quality of life for residents and merchants in the area. Photo courtesy of PCSOThe man in this surveillance photo is wanted for grand theft shoplifting in connection with the July 29 theft of sunglasses from a Palm Harbor eye care store. Daren Nailos Jessica Frehe Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Bridal Guide 2013 Silk Ribbon Embroidery08151314443 Neptune Road Seminole, FL 33776727.517.3354 MiltonMeet Milton, an energetic 1-year-old hound mix. Milton arrived at the SPCA in June and has been receiving lots of training, love and care. Milton can be shy at first but warms up as soon as he meets another dog. Milton also hopes to find a home with older children to show him how to play with toys. Bring your family and help Milton learn proper doggie manners at the SPCAs Sniff University. His adoption fee is $75, which includes his vaccinations, microchip and free 30 days of insurance. Visit him at 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo. Visit www.spcatampabay.org.Looking for a home BriefsLocalShop1 honors Best in BizMore than 40 local businesses were honored Aug. 4 during LocalShops1s fifth birthday bash and annual Best in Biz contest. There were four categories, including Most Community-minded, Best in Grassroots Marketing, Best New Business and Best Established Business. Winners were chosen through an online poll, in which more than 1,000 people participated; and by a panel of judges including local journalists and college professors. The winners are as follows: Best Established Business, Judges Vote Tie: Bananas Music, St. Petersburg; and Time Systems, St. Petersburg Best Established Business, Popular Vote Tie: Craftsman House Gallery, St. Petersburg; Three Birds Tavern, St. Petersburg Best New Business, Judges Vote Chart 411, St. Petersburg Best New Business, Popular Vote The Ale & the Witch, St. Petersburg Most Community-Minded, Judges Vote Illuminated Publishing, Lutz Most Community-Minded, Popular Vote Tie: Americas Disaster Relief, St. Petersburg; Gulfport Tuesday Market Best at Grassroots Marketing, Judges Vote Tie: Forbes Riley Studio, St. Petersburg; Gulfport Tuesday Market Best at Grassroots Marketing, Popular Vote The Cupcake Spot, St. Petersburg In addition to the business awards, LocalShops1 presented its annual Floppy Hat Award, which goes to a community member who goes above and beyond to support local businesses and the Buy Local movement. This years recipient was Susan Robertson, events director of the Birchwood and former marketing director of the St. Pete Pier. Also honored this year was Billie Jo Grassinger Bell, North Pinellas director of LocalShops1, for her efforts to support small businesses and local nonprofits. LocalShops1 is a coalition of hundreds of independently owned businesses and tens of thousands of shoppers with the mission of advocating, promoting and offering support services to companies throughout Tampa Bay.BPW chapter to meetST. PETERSBURG Business and Professional Women St. Petersburg-Pinellas will host a membership luncheon Thursday, Aug. 15, at Seafood and Tap House, 400 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. Networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting and lunch will begin at noon. Cost is $21 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. To register, visit www.bpw stpetepinellas.org. Lisa Wannemacher, a principal in the firm of Wannemacher Jensen Architects Inc., and member of the Lens design team for the new St. Petersburg Pier, will be the keynote speaker. Wannemacher founded Wannemacher Jensen Architects 20 years ago in downtown St. Petersburg and under her leadership, the firm has completed more than 200 projects for the city of St. Petersburg and more than 250 projects within the city limits. Her firm has been part of the Lens design team since August 2011. Accessorize to Glamorize opensMADEIRA BEACH Pac N Ship of Madeira Beach hosted a grand opening celebration for Accessorize to Glamorize on Aug. 10. Accessorize to Glamorize, at 15107 Madeira Way, specializes in jewelry sales with new and slightly loved items. Accessorize to Glamorize is a combination thrift, gift and consignment shop. New consignors of small household items are currently being sought. For information, call 397-7447.Business group elects officersBELLEAIR BLUFFS The Bluffs Business Association monthly networking meeting was hosted by Liza Campa-Flanagan at Raymond James Financial. The organization elected new officers. They are Bonnie Trembulak, Tampa Bay Newspapers, president; Kimberly Bender, Bender Chiropractic, vice president; Sondra Bober, PartyLite, secretary; Suzy Sofer, Codys Roadhouse, treasurer; Liza Campa-Flanagan, Raymond James, ribbon-cutting events; Gary Fustino, Design for Communication, e-services; Karen Rodowicz, JK Flowers, ambassador; and Lana Schutte, C1 Bank, membership. Directors are Christina Dickson, UsAmeriBank; Kathie Erwin, Changepoints for Living; and David Allen, accountant. The Bluffs Business Associations next meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 12. It will be hosted by Christina Dickson at UsAmeriBank, 2781 West Bay Drive, Belleair Bluffs. All are welcome. Call Trembulak at 686-8797 or visit bba.jigsy.com.NTC collects donations for troopsPALM HARBOR Nationwide Title Clearing, a post-closing services provider for the residential mortgage industry,recently amassed 200 pounds of donations for U.S. troops stationed overseas in conjunction with the United Service Organization Inc. Approximately 50 NTC employees, along with three employees from British Airways and the USO Tampa Bay Inc., participated in a donation drive for the troops by organizing and contributing items such as personal hygiene items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, body wash and moisturizer, razors and sun screen, books and magazines, playing cards, DVD movies and nonperishable snacks and canned foods. For those interested in making donations, visit the USO Lounge at Tampa International Airport, which is located on the second floor of the main terminal near the British Airways ticket counter.EggbertThis handsome boy was born on Easter, so every kitty in the litter got an Easter-themed name. Eggbert is extra sweet, a real lap cat and loves to sleep with his family members. He adores playing with his sister, Shelly, a beautifully marked tortoiseshell kitten. His sleek, shiny coat and expressive gold eyes offer a special bonus. Eggbert has been neutered, is current on his shots and is microchipped. To meet this great kitten, call a Save Our Strays volunteer at 5451116. Visit www.saveour straysinc.com Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Community 9A Leader, August 15, 2013 CLEARWATER MALL(Next to Costco & Behind Davids Bridal)2643 Gulf to Bay Blvd. 727-725-1052 HOURS: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm062713 Aging with Dignity WorkshopAugust 21, 2013 3pm 5pm Limited SeatingCall Gail Clary to Reserve @ 397-5571072513 Estate Planning Checkup Power of Attorney Update Medicaid and Veterans Benefits End of Life Decision Making Assistance for Care Givers FREE to Public (727) 397-55718640 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 49 10525 49th St. N., Clearwater Come Find Your Treasure! 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Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri explained the job of detention and corrections bureau during a June 5 work session. He said the bureau is divided into five divisions central, north (medical included), south, support and court security, he said. The central division is responsible for booking, intake, direct supervision for housing, hospital details and supervision. The north divisions duties include a checkpoint, compound transports posts and administration of the juvenile assessment center contract. The jail has a capacity for 3,112 inmates. In 2012, the average daily population was 2,993. About 100 sleep on the floor in makeshift beds each night. About 1,277 beds are located in areas currently closed due to budget cuts. Gualtieri explained while the numbers showed sufficient capacity for population numbers, classification issues did cause a lack of capacity. He explained that felons couldnt be housed with non-felons. Males and females must have separate areas. Violent offenders must be segregated from non-violent inmates. Sometimes, theres just no room, he said. Each deputy is responsible for 80 inmates for a 12-hour shift. Its dangerous, Gualtieri said. They have no guns, Tasers, back up is outside if a fight breaks out. Its a tough job. Its a dangerous job. Many of the jails inmates are pre-trial detainees. Others are those sentenced to less than one year who will serve their time in the county jail. PCSO received $8 million each year from the federal government for housing federal inmates. Gualtieri said the money that comes in from taking in federal inmates is very important to us. In 2012, 46,339 people were booked into the Pinellas County Jail and 46,681 were released. The average length of stay is 24 days at a cost of $105 a day per inmate. Gualtieri said the range of stay is two hours to two years. All inmates, except those who come from the federal government, are charged $20, which about 60 percent pay. The remaining 40 percent will stay in collections for three years. In 2012, the jail took in $500,000 in fees. The jail population has gone down in recent years, from a high of 3,368 in 2008. Gualtieri attributed the trend to alternative sentencing and electronic monitoring. The sheriff reported that use of force in the jail was down, going from 548 incidents in 2009 to 447 in 2012. The deputies who work in the jail do a great job, he said. Inmate health care provides basic level medical care, Gualtieri explained, something he feels the jail is legally, ethically and morally obligated to do. Inmates are charged a $10 co-pay for voluntary medical care initiated by the inmate, which has cut down on those going to sick call for alternative reasons. Males and females were using it as a dating service, he said. They would sit and talk in the waiting room. More than 100 local specialty providers are under contract to provide medical services at the jail at rate discounted by 10 percent. Negotiated rates include Medicare and Medicaid rates and others per individual contract. Were as cost-effective as anyone in the state, Gualtieri said.Safe HarborPCSO opened Safe Harbor on Jan. 6, 2011 to provide a cost-effective jail diversion program aimed at the countys homeless population. The facility has a capacity of 470 beds 370 inside the facility and 100 in the outside courtyard. The building has space for 85 females and 285 men. Both men and women can be placed in the courtyard. Gualtieri said over the past two months, fewer people were staying at Safe Harbor. He said the problem was less people are willing to go. Theyd rather go to jail, he said. He said at Safe Harbor there are rules, and they have to seek services. In jail, they can just sit on their cot, watch TV and get their meals. They dont have to do anything. He said staff was working on the problem, especially now that the number of ordinance arrests was going back up, especially in the city of Clearwater. We have to work to make jail less attractive, he said, adding that for the most part it was the hardcore homeless and people from out of town that preferred going to jail. As the population decreases at Safe Harbor, it increases at the jail. It costs $13 a day to house someone at Safe Harbor versus $105 in jail. We dont have too far to go until there is no room in the jail, he said. It is a daily juggling act. Gualtieri also said there is a need for another secure facility in the county for mental health and substance abuse issues. The Marchman Act is a state statute requiring temporary holding of persons under the influence of intoxicants for a maximum of 72 hours, if not charged with a criminal offense. The sheriff said there is no place to take them except for the jail and Safe Harbor. Other alternative centers in the county only take intoxicated people if they are already enrolled at the center. If alcohol poisoning is suspected, intoxicated individuals can be taken to a medical facility. We dont have the capacity or the funding, he said. Sheriff explains agencys oversight of county jail operations Each detention deputy is responsible for 80 inmates for a 12-hour shift at the Pinellas County Jail.Community invited to help plan for future water supplyCLEARWATER Tampa Bay Water is seeking community input on the regions future drinking water supply as it updates its longterm master water plan. The agency is asking residents, businesses and community groups to complete an online survey at www.tampabaywater.org/FutureWater. The survey will be available until Aug. 23. Tampa Bay Water is asking for input on seven future water project concepts, source water protection and regional water efficiency efforts. Community participation is a critical element to everything we do at Tampa Bay Water, said Ivana Blankenship, planning and outreach program manager for Tampa Bay Water. More than 2.3 million people in the region receive our drinking water through our member governments. It is important for those residents to have a say in the planning process. Updated every five years, this 20-year plan takes into account more than what the agenadhering to regulatory requirements for water quality and protecting regional drinking water sources. The long-term plan studies the current water supply system to determine if there are operational efficiencies that could yield additional water supply. It also identifies potential water supply projects that could meet the future drinking water needs of the Tampa Bay region. Tampa Bay Waters current system should meet the regions drinking water needs for the next decade, said Blankenship. But, it takes planning to ensure the region has enough drinking water for future generations. For more information on the long-term master water plan and to participate in the process, visit www.tampabaywater.org/ FutureWater. Tampa Bay Water provides wholesale water to the public utility systems of Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties, as well as the cities of New Port Richey, St. Petersburg and Tampa. cy can build. The long-term master water plan is a holistic approach to understanding the capabilities of its current system, helping its members with water efficiency programs, Photo courtesy of TBWTampa Bay Water is seeking community input on the regions future drinking water supply as it updates its long-term master water plan. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


10A Faith & Family Leader, August 15, 2013 In Next Weeks ... In Next Weeks ... Dont Miss It! Dont Miss It! 071113 Telling our readers about local business since 1977.Phone Don Minie at 727-409-5252or email minie408@gmail.com Visit the Consumer Business Guide on facebook!Having been a Registered Nurse, Certified in Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Nursing, Cate began to notice a trend that caused her great concern. She would see a patient present initially with a single complaint, and start on one medication. At times the medicine would create another problem, so a new medicine was ordered, and then another, etc. Cate felt that she needed to choose a different path of healing. A four year Master's Degree Program prepared her for National Boards, and the title Acupuncture Physician. This 3,000 year old medicine is one which recognizes the mind/body connection. The goal of treatment is to restore harmony, which allows energy to flow in a smooth, unobstructed manner, and all systems benefit. Recognizing the wonderful things about Western Medicine, Cate does not encourage patients to disregard, or alter the instructions of their MD, rather to discuss with them their desire to try this complimentary medicine. Call Relief at Hand 727-393-8482, or visit the websites, http://www.relief-at-hand.com or www.bransfield-acupuncture.com If you want to eat the most delicious and nutrient-dense food as possible, we recommend you contact Jai McFall, of Organic Living at 727-324-4435. She will show you how to eliminate chemicals, herbicides, pesticides or fertilizers thus no toxins or poisons for you and your family. Learn how to do the work yourself at their workshops or a professional team will come out and do it for you. Visit www.organiclivingforall.com. See the dates of classes, order online and apply for a FREE ORGANIC GUIDE. This is a great web site; Find out what to eat and not to eat, see the Dirty Dozen List of dangerous foods full of toxins, and the Safe 15 list of safe foods with less toxins. This is the center for learning organic gardening practices with a goal of informing each citizen on how to improve the health and happiness of children, adults, seniors, and society. We feel they have more than met that goal. If you want to do something for yourself and your family, we recommend you call Mr. Pool at 727-541-1587.Mr. Pool is The Bay areas oldest above ground pools and Spa dealer They specialize in the sale of recreational products with the focus on the sale of swimming pools, hot tubs and related equipment and supplies. They are specialists inground vinyl liner replacements. Cool off and see some of the best bargains ever at 8190 US Hwy 9 N. in Pinellas Park. Look for End of Season Sales, Discounted In-Stock A. G Pools and Select Floor Model & Display Spas. The time to buy is NOW! Open 7 days a week, Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sunday, Noon-4pm. They do Pool and Spa Pump repair. Noisy pump? They can quiet it down. They always sell for less and they finance. Visit www.mrpool.com to see all the pools and hot tubs available and all the accessories they sell. IF YOU FEEL YOU MAY BE OVER MEDICATED YOU MUST READ THIS STORY. Organic Living for All will help you create a garden that is not only beautiful to the eye but delicious too!Call Mr. Pool to bring backyard fun to you and your families081513Cate Bransfield is certified in Psychiatric/Mental Health in Western Medicine as well as having a Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine.Jai McFall, owner of Organic Living For All, invites you to visit her at her new location: 13064 Indian Rocks Rd., Largo. Mr. Pool, the Bay areas oldest and most trusted above ground pool and Spa dealer has Automatic Pool Cleaners with Hose for only $199. Cate Emily 081513 Where did the summertime go?The summer has come and gone in the blink of an eye. It seems like every summer goes faster and faster. I thought maybe it was just me, so I asked a few friends if they thought this summer just flew by, and they agreed. I am trying to figure out where the time goes. As I started thinking about the summer, I realized how fast my kids are growing up. They are moving up another grade level this year. Its hard to believe that my oldest daughter is going into fourth grade. In my mind, it seems like just the other day she was born. My youngest, my baby, isnt really a baby anymore: she is going into second grade. I remember the first time I took my oldest daughter to preschool. I thought it was going to be hard for her, but I think it was harder for me to let go. She was almost 4. She went to the preschool at our church and was in the VPK program, short for Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, a state-funded preschool program. I remember thinking three hours a day, five days a week is just such a long time to be away from my daughter. By the end of the year, those hours and days went by quickly. Before I knew it, she was graduating from VPK. After VPK, I had another first with my daughter: kindergarten. It was her first time going to school all day. I had a hard time leaving my daughter, but my daughter had a harder time letting me go. It was awful the first few weeks of school. My daughter cried every day for me not to leave her. She had a wonderful teacher, so it wasnt that. She just wanted me to be with her. After a few weeks it got better. Its just a transition kids have to go through, some more than others. In first, second and third grades, it wasnt so hard leaving my daughter. Each year, it has gotten easier. I think I am more relaxed because I know the school more, and I know the teachers better. As a parent, its hard letting your kids go to school when you watch the news and see school shootings and kids being bullied. You want to protect your kids, but most of us cant be at school with our kids. We just have to just trust that they will be safe. I would say it gets easier with the second child and it does, but I still have had my moments. I remember leaving my second daughter for the first time at preschool and just bawling my eyes out. I was sad because I knew she was the last child I would have in preschool. With my oldest daughter, everything is a first. With my second daughter, everything is the last. I still keep asking myself, Do I really have a fourth-grader and a second-grader? Moms with young kids, my best advice is to make sure you take the time to enjoy them. You cant get years back and you cant make time go any slower. Ive tried by telling my girls they cant grow up, but it hasnt worked yet.Kadi Hendricks Tubbs, mother of two girls ages 7 and 8, lives in Seminole. Visit her blog at Mom2Mom FamilyFun.blogspot.com. Mom 2 MomKadi Hendricks Tubbs Visit the Largo Leader every day at www.TBNweekly.comCornerstone Community ChurchST. PETERSBURG A GriefShare group will meet Fridays, Sept. 6 through Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to noon, at Cornerstone Community Church, 6745 38th Ave. N. Childcare is not available at this time. For information, call 343-7747.New Thought CenterCLEARWATER The New Thought Center for Creative Living will present Your Confident Self, a three-hour seminar and workshop, on Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Unity Church Peace Cottage, 2465 Nursery Road. The workshop is designed to break through the barrage of negativity that promotes inadequacy. Gregg and Marla Sanderson will lead the presentation. The Sandersons have led seminars and workshops throughout the country for more than 30 years. Fee for the workshop is $45. A $20 discount is given for paid registrations by Aug. 18. To register, or for further information, call 475-8991 or email revmarla@newthoughtctr.org.St. Pauls Lutheran ChurchCLEARWATER In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Gods Work Our Hands will be Sunday, Sept. 8, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, 407 S. Saturn Ave. Designed for those who are looking for a place to make a difference and those who would like to be surrounded by people called to action, the event will demonstrate how Lutheran churches within the community make a positive impact. The day will begin with a complimentary breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by a spirit-filled worship experience at 10 a.m. Attendees will then embark on a day of community service at 11 a.m. The service opportunities are as follows: Grace House A ministry of RCS, Grace House provides apartment style emergency shelter to homeless families with children, for up to eight weeks. Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County This organization promotes family stability by providing innovative and affordable housing solutions to qualified individuals and families. Homeless Emergency Project This program has facilities not only for emergency short-term shelter and meals, but also for long-term shelter for families with children and veterans as well. Lutheran Services of Florida Lutheran Services of Florida recently took over much of the responsibilities once held by Children and Family Services. The organization provides opportunities for severely broken families to find aid and develop skills that will allow the families to remain together. To join in the effort, call 446-7718, email office@stpaulsclearwater.org or visit www.stpauls clearwater.org.Grace Bible FellowshipPINELLAS PARK Saturday Night Alive In Christ will be presented Saturday, Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m., at Grace Bible Fellowship, 10999 60th St. N. This event is billed as relaxed, relational and relevant. The event will feature a fun-filled Bible based talk with Bill Connolly. Connolly has used his cartooning abilities to picture out complicated Biblical concepts making them more fun and easy to understand. For 25 years, he was writer/producer on top-rated radio morning shows, most notably on Q105 in Tampa, and currently contributes gags to internationally syndicated comic features. For information, call 545-2219 or email gbfellow ship@verizon.net.Bay Ridge Baptist ChurchSEMINOLE Awana Club registration night will be Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m., at Bay Ridge Baptist Church, 6155 113th St. Parents may come to register children for the Wednesday night Awana Club. The event will feature games and snacks. Attendees will learn about what the club has to offer children age 3 through fifth grade. Awana Club is an evangelical club with the purpose of teaching children the gospel. The church also has nursery available if parents would like to join in on a Bible study while their children are in the club. For information, call 391-1935.Beth-El ShalomST. PETERSBURG Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated Wednesday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m., at Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation, 1701 29th Ave. N. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, will be observed as the congregation celebrates the New Year and marks the beginning of the time of the High Holy Days. Attendees will hear the shofar blown close to 100 times and taste the special Rosh Hashanah foods. All are welcome and admission is free. For more information and preregistration, call 345-7777, email Rabbi@Jewishheritage.net or visit www.Jew ishheritage.net. Faith briefs Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Viewpoints 11A Leader, August 15, 2013A number of politicians (male and female) have been scalded in recent weeks and years by their alleged sexual activities. Messrs. Weiner, Spitzer and Milner are only three of a crowded list of office-holders who have been damaged after being caught with their knickers down. After witnessing the furor over these sexual adventures, I got to wondering: In todays culture, what other behaviors, traits or beliefs might be equally harmful to a politicians career? I came up with several possibilities, stated below in no special order. GROSS TABLE MANNERS. If I were running for mayor or governor and assaulted a plate of spaghetti the way George Costanza of Seinfeld does, I wouldnt have a chance of being elected. Few things can turn off a potential voter faster than to see a candidate shovel food down his or her piehole and then compound the offense by talking with his mouth full. OBESITY. William Howard Taft, our 27th president, tipped the scales at about 330 pounds. Obviously, his corpulence did not prevent his being elected to high office. But can you name many other really fat political leaders? I cant. Given their druthers, Americans prefer their politicians to be on the lean and good-looking side. New Jersey governor Chris Christie violates that dictum, but hes reported willing to shed significant poundage as he explores the path to the White House. CHEATING AT CHESS. Would you vote for someone who cheats while playing chess with his 12-year-old daughter? I wouldnt. How could you trust such a person? I dont know of anyone like that whos now in politics, but as soon as we get all our hacking, wiretapping and illegal surveillance tools fully in place well be able to smoke out and prosecute such nasty people. FACE LIFTS. Ive run into recent reports that Hillary Clinton has undergone some cosmetic surgery. Shes looking awfully good these days, said one informant. It may be because shes no longer Secretary of State and can get some rest. But my money is on a face lift. Which indicates shell be going for the presidency in 2016, right? If so, would you be biased against her for undergoing some cut-and-paste work? Some folks would, but I believe most voters would not. Cosmetic surgery is so common today its almost not worth noting, except when the procedure is botched and the patient (whether male or female) ends up looking like a squint-eyed, frozen-smile kewpie doll. In such cases, pity not criticism is usually in order. HYPER-FLATULENCE. Can you imagine a candidate winning a major election if he or she repeatedly broke wind, without meaning to, while making a speech or shaking hands with a crowd? Ive never heard of that occurring with a candidate, although I have met a number of ordinary citizens thus afflicted. Would that handicap discourage voters from supporting the candidate? I believe such a delicate question should be widely debated beforehand, just in case a gaseous but otherwise highly qualified public servant one day comes on the scene. GRAMMATICAL IGNORANCE. I hesitate to list this shortcoming as a possible black mark on a politicians score sheet, because so many Americans neither know nor care about the basics of good grammar. Also, a significant number of excellent public servants have shown that their employing such linguistic lapses as between he and I and nearly unique have really not mattered. ATHEISM. There was a time when a stated belief in God, Christ or some other well-established deity was an absolute requirement for anyone seeking an office more lofty than Animal Control. Americans even those who themselves lack any well-defined religious faith have felt more secure with a self-confessed Methodist, Jew, Catholic, or Muslim holding the reins of authority. That day may have passed. Recent surveys have shown that increasing numbers of citizens have no religious affiliation, and dont especially care whether you or I do. I doubt if many candidates in the next few years will blatantly declare themselves as atheists or agnostics, but a number of them will. And many voters will do themselves proud by viewing such a declaration as irrelevant to a candidates overall merit. SPEAKING THE WHOLE TRUTH. Pile all of the above-listed election risks together and they would not total half of the defeat-guaranteed potential as would total honesty. Someone has said that a completely forthright person in high office, such as the presidency, would be a catastrophe for the nation. He/she would be a ticking time bomb, just waiting for the moment to reveal some scandalous or distasteful fact about himself, his deepest beliefs, his enemies, allies, donors and his previously undisclosed track record. Two weeks of such absolute honesty could tear our country apart.Bob Driver is a former columnist with the Clearwater Sun. His email address is tralee71@comcast.net. 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-5563 Fax: 727-397-5900 www.TBNweekly.comPublisher/President: Dan Autrey dautrey@tbnweekly.com Accounting Manager: Andrea Marcarelli tbniandy@yahoo.com Advertising Director: Jay Rey jrey@tbnweekly.com Classied Advertising Manager: Wendy Edwards wedwards@tbnweekly.com Executive Editor: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comProduction Manager: David Brown production@tbnweekly.com Internet Services Manager: Suzette Porter webmaster@tbnweekly.com Beach Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl alundahl@tbnweekly.com Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comLargo Leader: Juliana A. 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By the way, Vlad (thats what he told me to call him) has been a totally righteous dude about this whole fugitive-spy thing, unlike a certain uncool American president, who keeps trying to have me arrested and prosecuted for espionage. The Russians have generously given me a Wi-Fi chip and free Internet, so I can go online anytime I want and see what the world is saying about me. A recurring theme in many blogs and chat rooms seems to be: What was that kid thinking? First of all, I believe with all my heart that Americans have the right to know about the far-reaching surveillance tactics employed by our government to monitor its own citizens. I also believe Ive restarted an important debate about national security and privacy. Could I have handled this whole thing differently? Sure. In retrospect, theres definitely something to be said for anonymity. But, hey, cut me some slack. Im only 29 and this was my first time leaking classified intelligence data. Ill be the first to admit that my plan wasnt 100 percent seamless. For example, I should have figured out what new place I wanted to live in before I revealed my identity as the leaker. Clearly, I underestimated how difficult it would be to find a country that would welcome me, especially a country as free and open as the United States. I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong, I declared in a video interview. This was weeks after Id left my place in Hawaii and flown to Hong Kong to meet secretly with reporters. The hotel was nice, but after the stories broke I couldnt go out anywhere. How do you like your accommodations, Mr. Snowden? Can we bring you another pitcher of green tea? More noodles, perhaps? I found another place to crash in Hong Kong and gave a new interview revealing that the U.S. National Security Agency had hacked government computers in China. I assumed that in gratitude for receiving this heavy-duty info, the Chinese authorities would let me stay as long as I wanted. Wrong. No problem, Eddie Boy, says some WikiLeaks dude. Well get you into Cuba. Now I was seriously jazzed because Cubas supposed to be a lot like Hawaii sunshine, great beaches, good surf, a chill music scene. First connection (or so I thought) was at the Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. There I scored a ticket to Havana on Aeroflot (which is sort of the Russian version of Jet Blue, minus the TVs in the seatbacks), and Im ready to roll. Load up my iTunes with the Buena Vista Social Club but then?... More bad news. Apparently the Cuban regime wasnt super excited about me moving there. I never really got the whole story. The plane left without me is all I know. So I was stuck in the Moscow airports transit area, feeling not so great about how this whistleblower stuff is playing out. The security guys wouldnt even let me into the main terminal to hit a Starbucks and check out the Sharper Image. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama kept bugging the Kremlin to hand me over. Putin basically flipped him off, which bought me some time to scout other destinations that had fewer ice storms. The Bolivian government has offered me asylum, but Ive been thinking about what happened down there to Butch Cassidy and Sundance. I might take a pass. Venezuela also said I could come down, and maybe thats where Ill end up in a few months. At least its warm there. Ecuador sounds pretty sweet, too. Dont get me wrong; I love the Russian people. Anatoly always insists on carrying my laptop for me, and Boris gave me a cell phone with unlimited minutes. The coverage here is so amazing that somebody usually answers even before I finish dialing!Carl Hiaasen is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Readers may write to him at: 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132. Carl HiaasenThe definition of a republicE d i t o r : What is our Republic? Perhaps you have asked this question yourself recently. There seems to be good reason for any confusions and uncertainty. Many different forms of government have called themselves a republic. For instance, there was the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the current Peoples Republic of China. Both of these governments were formed out of communist revolution. Both are quite different from each other and neither stands up to the definition of a republic. And then there is the United States of America, a republic by definition. It too was formed out of the ashes of a revolution. What makes our republic different from others? The basic description of republic found in dictionaries is that the power of a country is held by the people and their chosen representatives. But these definitions omit an important part that defines the uniqueness of our republic that the people gain control of their own lives and fortunes. The government of our republic serves the interests of the people the people do not serve the governments interests. This is an important distinction. This is the dream and ideal arrangement for men who wish to be free. The basic mission statement of any republic includes transferring political power from an oppressive government (such as a dictator, emperor or monarch) to the people. This is the purpose which fires up the society to stand against an oppressive and often powerful government. However, there are differences in the actual formation of all these republics. The United States republic was unique, because its founders were unique men. Where communist leaders rose to be masters of their populations, our founding fathers refused to take on that role. They served as elected leaders and then stepped down to live free lives amongst the rest of us, leaving society to select its leaders and representatives. Instead of grabbing and holding the powers gained by the Declaration of Independence and the revolution, they forged two vessels in which the powers of the people were enshrined and locked away from tyrannical hands. Nestled within these vessels were the power and future freedom of the people of the United States. These two vessels are the Constitution and Bill of Rights, both based on ideals envisioned in the Declaration of Independence. It is ironic that these documents sit in Washington, D.C., so they can be viewed by those who visit them, and yet have no home in our schools and education system. Instead, today our schools teach communist doctrine. The only vaults that guarantee the safety of the contents of these vessels and their continued use are the minds and hearts of each American and our future generations. If you have a desire to understand what our republic consists of, you should not need to ask another person. The answers you seek lay in these three documents. Just because you did not learn about them in school is no reason to remain ignorant of them. By using various dictionaries and references on the Internet you can read and understand them. If you have trouble with reading the originals, modern versions exist which make them easier to understand. Read these if you must, but never rely on any single interpretation and always go back to the original documents. Mass ignorance of these documents is why we are losing what was fought for and created for how can we continue to create something we no longer understand? So, Ill answer the question now what is our republic? It is the concepts laid down in these three priceless documents. Lose them, fail to understand them, fail to educate every generation on them and we lose the republic so bravely fought for so caringly and intelligently forged to guarantee freedom and equality under the law for all men. That so many people are now asking the question, gives hope that we may someday actually achieve our republic. That we were never taught these documents in school and now have to ask the question is frightening. D a v i d R Y o u n g ClearwaterMedian landscaping unimaginativeE d i t o r : Failed attempts to beautify the road medians on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard have raised a lot of eyebrows around Clearwater. The recently relandscaped medians look even worse than the old ones did but, more to the point, why did they need to be replaced? And who do we need to thank for such a dismal and unimaginative piece of work and waste of money? The city of Clearwater could learn something from Largos road medians landscaping on East Bay Drive. For one thing, they do not use any drab, dull or messy bark mulch, instead they use flowering yellow ground cover. They also make good use of low maintenance blue liriope and other colorful shrubs such as Cuban gold duranta, plumbago and firecracker plants. The difference is very striking and obvious; it shows how well chosen plants and creatively landscaped medians can make a difference. The Clearwater Beach Causeway is another fine example of good landscaping. A trip to Sunken Gardens would have been more enlightening. M i c h a e l M a r i b o n a ClearwaterWalsingham Park: a wastelandE d i t o r : Thanks to the current county commissioners, all the monies spent on Walsingham Park has turned into an unused, bug-infested wasteland of dead foliage everywhere and infested with exotic vines killing not only roadside foliage but trail paths that are impassable at times. After personally burning up two expensive trolling motors in trying to negotiate just the upper portion of the lake, I have not put my boat in the water but once this year. There have been times when people could not put a boat in the water due to clogged up ramps. So much for the millions of dollars spent to build a park that nobody uses. Now the fishing museum is being forced to vacate its premises, which is a valuable tool for locals, visitors and especially the young people to learn valuable lessons on what Florida has to offer them. Apparently, these things are no longer important enough for our leaders. If you are not going to repair an empty property, tear it down. If you are not going to care for a park that costs millions to complete, close it up and prepare to pack your bags. My last inquiry into the conditions at the lake and park in general resulted in the same old excuses: budget cuts and lots of personnel. Apparently, the people that still have jobs are not interested in the conditions. How about this? Pool all the resources and personnel from all the parks and send them to a different park, the worst first, for several days to do cleanup, mowing, cutting out area foliage, removing exotics and cleaning up pathways and trails. If they cant do the job, get rid of them and hire people who are willing to work. Also, ask for volunteers. This was done years ago on Lake Seminole by the local fishing club and was a big success until people looking for political gains got involved. I would also be interested in learning if our commissioners as a whole have ever walked, biked or driven through our parks in the last couple of years? B o b b y J o n e s Seminole We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. 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Its all part of a major thrust to put the facilities in place to ensure students success, said Provost Dr. James Olliver. The first construction project was completed in mid-July, when the college bookstore relocated from the University Partnership building to a larger space in the library building that once housed a caf. This move cost $150,000 and was funded entirely by Barnes and Noble. The vacated space in the UP building will be used to expand the caf in that building, doubling its size, Olliver said. This project will begin in the fall. The most significant changes made to the UP building this summer include the construction of a large recreational Student Activities Center and technology upgrades to the Digitorium video wall. A computer lab was remodeled to create the SAC, which was previously located in a much smaller office. The college also recently promoted Malena Buck, formerly a student adviser, to coordinator of Student Life and Leadership. With this new space, shell begin a peer advisory program this semester. The Digitorium Video Wall, which hadnt been upgraded since it was originally constructed over 10 years ago, now features leading edge technology, Olliver said. Previously, the wall used three screens, but now its one solid wall and the image covers the entire wall, he said. The UP buildings Artway, a small hallway used to showcase area and SPC artists, also saw enhancements this summer, including the installation of track lighting and more visible signage. The Technology Learning Center building also saw significant improvements. The Learning Center, where the majority of tutoring takes place, added an informal lounge area, with a TV, couch and reference materials. This is more of a relaxation area, said Jennifer Gregor, information services librarian. It gives students the opportunity to see whats going on in the center. Technological and visual enhancements were made to the writing and math labs, with new smartboards and a wall-to-wall whiteboard. And the main area of the Learning Center was repurposed, with more seating where students can plug in their laptops, and a layout that encourages collaboration and group projects. Were being much more intentional about our tutoring services, Olliver said. Our focus is on student success. The college also constructed a brand new addition to the TL building, a more informal area with TVs, tables and vending machines. Olliver is most proud of the new science lab in the TL building, which allows SPC to offer chemistry and microbiology for the first time. A new classroom also was constructed in that wing and is ready to be converted into a second lab as soon as the funding and need is there, he said. This is a big deal for us, he said. Its very important programmatically. Now we can offer things we werent able to before. New faculty offices were also created in the TL building, as well as in the library. For the first time since we opened this campus, all full-time faculty has an office, Olliver said. These faculty members previously utilized space in the portable offices. Because they have relocated to new, permanent offices, this allowed the college to expand some of its programs into the portable buildings. The veterans program now has more than double the space it once had, making a more inviting environment for veterans seeking services on campus. Military Times named SPC one of the top 15 most veteran friendly colleges in the country. Student Support Services also was able to expand into more space. With so much space available for study groups and those collaborating on projects around campus, Olliver saw the need for a quieter study space. So the college created the Silent Study Room in the library. Some students need that kind of quiet environment, Olliver said. Other changes in the library building include the relocation of Dr. John Chapin, the dean of Natural Sciences, as well as the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions to new second-floor offices, and the construction of the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Leaning, and Faculty Development Center. The major project in the library building, though, was the construction of a state-of-the-art tiered classroom. The classrooms design is based on Seminoles City Council chambers at City Hall, and Olliver said he hopes to hold a council meeting at SPC at some point. I think the community can be proud of what weve done this summer, Olliver said. Weve added functionality and activities that ensure students success. Photos by TIFFANY RAZZANOSt. Petersburg College constructed a new science lab, top left, in the Technology Learning Center building over the summer, allowing the Seminole campus to offer chemistry and microbiology classes for the first time. Other campus improvement projects include the construction of a Student Activities Center, top right. School notesOrganization gives scholarshipsLARGO Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County announced the winners of their first ever scholarship program at their quarterly board meeting July 16. The selected teens, along with their Bigs, participated in a thorough interview process competing with other highly qualified recent graduates and members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. Winners included: P a u l a J e r n i g a n a St. Pete Collegiate High School graduate, who will utilize awarded funds to attend the University of South Florida to study in the pre-med program. She credits her Big Sister, Alyson, for helping to navigate her through the process of preparing for college. K a t h e r i n e T a g g e r t who graduated from St. Petersburg High School in June. She is already attending classes at the University of North Florida, where she will work toward becoming a registered dietician. Leta, her Big Sister, has been extremely influential in her life and decision to attend college, Katherine said. Her Big Sister helped her through every step of the college enrollment process, even joining her at the universitys informational weekend. S a m a n t h a H a m i l t o n who recently graduated from Springstead High School, will begin attending the University of Eastern Kentucky in the fall. Samanthas Big Sister, Erin, helped to identify her pharmaceutical career path and will continue to support her in achieving success. Scholarship funds were made possible through an initial contribution from Lonnie and Mary Lynn Hawkins. Lonnie Hawkins, of Hawkins Construction, has served as a Big Brother for many years. In addition, he is recognized as the former National Big of the Year, an Emeritus Member and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the agency. An endowment, created with support from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, will ensure that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County will be awarded scholarships in the future. Beth Vivio, a community volunteer and former board president of the Girl Scouts, chairs the scholarship committee. Board member and Big Brother Joe Murray also serves on the committee, as well as staff member, Dennis McLeod. Other committee members include Gerry Goldhammer, a retired educator; Melba Rilott, former chairman of the board for the Inner Wheel USA Foundation; Nick Fritsch, community volunteer, transportation and land use advocate and 11-year Big Brother and, of course, Lonnie and Mary Lynn Hawkins. Visit www.bbbspc.org.College Fund of Pinellas County awards $13,000 in new grantsSEMINOLE After completing a four-week series of interviews at the Seminole Community Library, the Board of Directors of the College Fund of Pinellas County Aug. 9 selected 13 Pinellas County residents to receive grants, valued at $1,000 per year, to help with their college expenses. Board vice president Audrey Scheidenhelm of Clearwater notified the new grant recipients Aug. 10 as the first $500 checks for the fall 2013 semester were mailed out by Treasurer Sherry Rankine of Clearwater. A second $500 check for the spring 2014 semester will be distributed to the students at a December holiday party after their fall semester grades are reviewed. Nearly 192 students requested applications this summer. Applications were sent to 120 of those who qualified. From the 67 applications subsequently received, 30 of the most promising students were selected for an interview, a requirement for the award of a College Fund grant. The students we interviewed this summer give us great confidence that the future of this country will be in good hands; they were awesome! said board president James Cordea of Largo. The 13 new grant recipients join 36 additional students selected in previous years who have already been sent their $500 check. Once selected, recipients are supported until they graduate, up to four years for freshmen. The College Fund expects to pay out over $50,000 in student grants this fiscal year. The 13 newly selected students are John Ainlay, attending Palm Beach Atlantic University; Jaclyn Fosnacht, attending University of Florida; Eboni Hardy, attending Florida State University, all from Largo; Samantha Azadian, attending University of Florida and Jesse Faylo, attending University of Central Florida, both from Palm Harbor; Michael Chiang of Clearwater attending University of Florida; Thao Uyen Do of Pinellas Park, attending University of South Florida; Jacqueline Inman of Tarpon Springs, attending University of South Florida and, from St. Petersburg: Tameaka Brown, attending University of Phoenix; Shalyn Lewis, attending University of Florida; Shaundra McGuire, attending Palm Beach Atlantic University; Teniquiana Ramsey, attending University of Florida and Netanya Wynn, attending the University of Florida. The College Fund of Pinellas County is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization run entirely by volunteers. 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The financial contributions from its directors and advisers exceed its administrative costs; therefore 100 percent of the donations from the public are used to support students. Since 1966 the College Fund has helped over 650 financially disadvantaged students achieve their goal of a college education.PeerGenius hiring top high school studentsPeerGenius Tutors is expanding throughout Florida and currently hiring top high school students in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties to be peer tutors. PeerGenius Tutors is a tutoring service that trains and certifies high school students to help their younger peers in all K-12 subjects, study skills, organization and time management. After successfully implementing this high quality and affordable tutoring option in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area and Palm Beach County, the company will now offer its services to local families in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. PeerGenius will be hiring and training tutors throughout August and will begin offering services Sept. 1. Hiring students as tutors is part of the companys growth strategy to create flexible, above minimum wage jobs for young people who help their peers. Students can get more information and apply online at www.itspeergenius.com. All humans have a personal relationship with stress, but most of us dont understand how prolonged stress can damage our bodies to the point of death. Do you remember watching Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom on TV when you were a kid? Almost every episode involved some critter getting into trouble and ultimately facing the fight of their life or running like the dickens to get away. When the deer escaped, her stress response shut down. Humans are designed with the same kind of fight or flight system, which was meant to be a momentary event until we are out of harms way. Its not meant for the long haul. Our bodies go through amazing changes when we are in tremendous fear. The blood pressure goes up, while our immune system goes down, the good cholesterol is decreased while the bad goes up and we get a power packed surge of adrenaline that gives us the feeling we can handle anything. The problem I am seeing more often is that many of us cant seem to find our off switch, and we have a strong tendency to switch on our fight or flight system for only psychological reasons. Thinking about global warming, job security, traffic, politics, impressing other people, family problems and death, we turn on the same stress response. The important difference is that were not doing it for real physical reasons and were doing it non-stop. When we dont turn off our stress reaction, we unwittingly do harm by overexposing ourselves to hormones that are only meant to kick in when we are in dire straits. Thats one of the reasons why so many Americans have fuzzy brain, weight gain, heart and stomach problems and suffer from anxiety and depression. So, if we witness a small child running toward traffic, this beautifully designed alert system will kick into high gear and move us into taking fast action now! The not-so-wonderful thing is that a large percentage of illnesses are caused by mental and emotional stress, and we, as a society, are no longer experiencing fearful thoughts every now and then. Many of us are getting sicker and sicker because we are living in constant fear and struggling with uncontrollable worry and doubt. Were wearing ourselves out. I recently visited the National Institute of Mental Health website where I read that Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in America. In essence, 19 million people suffer from mental illnesses that involve irrational fear responses. These disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Most stress, anxiety and depression is caused by imaginary challenges or by falsely believing that we have no choice or possibility to succeed or win, to be healed or be financially independent or create and keep private or professional relationships. Did you know that most healthy successful, strong people do not have fewer challenges in life? They simply have learned how to deal with the daily tasks and challenges more effectively, so they dont even create stress. If you talk with highly successful folks, many will tell you that they actually enjoy overcoming challenges and difficult tasks in life and to do this on a daily basis. You may want to try some of these ideas: Our thoughts can create illness and if they are strong enough to make us sick, then they are strong enough to make us healthy. Pay attention to what you allow in your mind. Keep it positive. Talk about your fears with someone you trust as this will help make the problem appear smaller and more manageable. Develop an understanding of what youre afraid of and this will help you to begin to learn how to erase it. If youre afraid to try something, start working in small steps. When you become familiar with a scary thing slowly, it can be more manageable. Stop trying to figure out why youre afraid. Knowing why you developed a particular fear probably wont help you in overcoming it and may actually delay your progress. Notice if you hold your breath. Sounds funny, but good, regular breathing is vital. Dont underestimate the importance of sleep. Your body and mind require rest. Prolonged stress negatively impacts our performance. Learn to take control of your thoughts, emotions, and surroundings and how you deal with problems. If you want a longer, healthier life full of success, learning to manage your stress is of paramount importance. My wish for you is a life of balance, with time for work and relaxation and fun.A staff member at the Bay Pines VA Hospital from 2006-2013, Dina Meitner, LCSW, is currently in private practice at 2081 Indian Rocks Road.Too much longterm stress can cause illness, damage your body Your mind mattersDina Meitner Health newsHealth expo setLARGO An indoor health and wellness expo and community-wide garage sale will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 a.m. to noon, at Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road. The event is free to attend. Vendors will be onsite to help answer health-related questions and hand out information on their services. The event will feature Florida Blood Services Bloodmobile, free health screenings and giveaways. Call 518-3125. For more information on the wellness expo, call Christina at 587-6740, ext. 5008. Increase fitness with Largo boot campsLARGO Tone muscles, build core strength, lose weight and increase overall fitness through weekly boot camps with certified instructors at Largos new Highland Recreation Complex and Largo Central Park. Join instructor Kevin Scibbe for boot camp at the park on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:15 a.m., at 101 Central Park Drive. Boot Camp with Instructor Darrell Philip also is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6 a.m. and 9 a.m., at the Highland complex, 400 Highland Ave. Beginners are welcome to try out the cardio-focused exercises and drills both indoors and outdoors. Registration is now open. For more information, visit HighlandRecreation.com or call 518-3016.Local director named administrator of the yearLARGO The Florida Health Care Association named Michael Broady, executive director for Regal Palms of Largo, its 2013 Assisted Living Facility Administrator of the Year Aug. 6. Broady has been working in senior living management for more than 20 years. According to the association, Broady has an exemplary survey record and has implemented many quality improvement programs in partnership with his facilitys clinical staff, including the adoption of a program to reduce the facilitys hospital readmissions. His commitment to quality drives the staff, at the Regal Palms of Largo, which was the first assisted living facility in Florida to achieve both the bronze and silver National Quality Award from American Health Care Association. A past president of the association and a Walter M. Johnson Jr. Circle of Excellence Award recipient, Broady is actively involved on Florida Health Care Associations Florida Center for Assisted Living Committee and is an advocate for assisted living communities. In his newest role, he will represent Floridas assisted living communities on a national stage with the National Center for Assisted Living. The Administrator of the Year is selected based on his or her qualities of leadership and demonstrated service to the Florida Health Care Association, along with his or her significant and measurable achievements in overall facility administration, workforce innovation, survey record and survey compliance in turn-around facilities and implementation of quality improvement programs. The Regal Palms is at 300 Lake Ave. NE in Largo. Call 437-1350 or visit www.regalalf.com.Diagnostic Clinic extends hoursCLEARWATER Diagnostic Clinic recently opened an after-hours clinic at its Countryside location, 3131 N. McMullen Booth Road. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday, 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The clinic will be a convenience for current Diagnostic Clinic patients, whose electronic medical records will be readily available. The clinic also will welcome new patients. The clinics goal is to offer convenient extended-hour access for family members of all ages while helping them avoid the long waits and high co-payments of hospital emergency rooms and urgent care centers.Hospital seeks volunteersTARPON SPRINGS The auxiliary and volunteer program at Florida Hospital North Pinellas is seeking individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of patients, visitors and hospital team members. Volunteers have the opportunity to work in all areas of the hospital interacting with patients and visitors while distributing reading materials from the hospitals comfort cart, assisting with guiding visitors around the hospital, working in the hospital gift shop, serving food in the volunteer-run grill and driving a golf cart to shuttle patients and visitors from the main parking lot. Call 942-5072 or visit www.fhnorthpinellas.com/about-us/volun teer-services to fill out an online application.HLAA to meet SAFETY HARBOR The Clearwater chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America will meet Wednesday, Sept. 4, 12:30 p.m., at the Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. HLAA reaches out to the deaf and hard-of-hearing in the area. Meetings are first Wednesdays. There are live captions provided, and the meeting room is looped. Admission is free. Call 724-1525. SCHOOL, from page 12A Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Must present coupon Exp. 12-31-13 Photo by TOM GERMONDLeon Majcen makes a layup in a 6th and 7th grade three-on-three game during the Belleairs Got Air event Aug. 10 at the Dimmitt Community Center. About 75 to 80 youths participated in the allday tournament.Belleairs Got AirSpanish mackerel and trout fishing heats upSpanish mackerel fishing is only getting better with each passing week. Hard-bottom areas within a mile of shore are holding good numbers of fish. Try Sand Key, Blinds Pass and the Redingtons. They should all be holding Spanish mackerel as well as the occasional cobia. Also, the artificial reefs from three to 10 miles out are also good places to target. On a recent snapper trip to one of the near-shore reefs we had the snapper and the mackerel chummed up behind the boat. Although only a few baits made it past the mackerel to the snapper, it was still really good fishing. Upon returning from our trip offshore we decided to try for some trout along a deep grass flat just inside the pass. The tide was moving in quickly and packs of terns were dipping on schools of small fry bait. It definitely looked promising. After tossing out a couple of handfuls of frisky chummers, it didnt take long for the water to begin to boil. There were trout anywhere from 12 inches up to 18 inches, popping all around the boat. As we caught trout after trout all the while continuing to chum to keep the bites coming, we managed to lure in a school of Spanish mackerel, ranging in size from 18 to 24 inches, and they definitely were the best mackerel of the day. Catching bait has been good lately; small pilchards have been staged up right inside the swash channel all along the beach. These baits are anywhere from an inch and a half up to 2 1/2 inches long so I would definitely recommend a quarter inch mesh cast net. It also is a good idea to lighten up your hook so that your bait swims naturally. A size 1 gold Aberdeen hook has been working great with the small baits and the slightly longer shank than a traditional live bait hook will help to prevent cut-offs from the Spanish mackerel.Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson@hotmail.com. To get a fish photo in the paper, send the photo along with your name, when and where it was caught to editorial@TBNweekly.com or mail it to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wellerstein BriefsRays offer ticket specialsST. PETERSBURG The Tampa Bay Rays, in partnership with WDAE 620 AM/95.3 FM, have announced 1,000 lower level seats at Tropicana Field will be available online through raysbaseball.com for $9.53 for every remaining home game this season. In addition, the Tampa Bay Times will offer buy two, get two free outfield seats for all remaining Tuesday home games. This offer is available online through raysbaseball.com via coupons that will be appearing regularly in the Times. For the remainder of the regular season, fans that buy four or more tickets to a Rays home game through raysbaseball.com will receive 10 percent off face value. All of us at the Rays have been excited by the way the team has performed and the way our fans have responded, said Rays President Matt Silverman. This second half push is designed to get all Rays fans out to the ballpark for One More Game. Were grateful to our partners WDAE and the Tampa Bay Times for helping bring all this together. In their weekend series at Tropicana Field against the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, the Rays averaged 28,700 fans for the three games, their best attended three-game home series since April 6-8, 2012. The Rays twice drew 30,000 against the Giants, running their record to 48-16 when playing in front of regular season home crowds of 30,000 or more since 2008. It does make a difference for us, said Rays Manager Joe Maddon after the Giants series. I think weve entertained them very well the last couple of games and actually the entire season, especially at home. Its great to see them out there. Keep on coming. The ticket specials described above are available through the official site of the Tampa Bay Rays at raysbaseball.com. For ticketing information, go to raysbaseball.com or 1-888-FAN-RAYS.Sailing group holds membership coffeeDUNEDIN Windlasses, a womens competitive sailing organization, is hosting a membership coffee on Thursday, Aug. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church of Dunedin, 455 Scotland St., at 9:30 a.m. New members may only sign up through Thursday, Aug. 29, for the 2013-2014 sailing season. Windlasses sail weekly on Thursdays throughout the school year at the Dunedin Marina and begin with sailing small boats owned by the city. Members should already be able to sail and swim. New members will be tested on their basic sailing skills on Aug. 29. A special two-day learn-to-sail class will be available to prospective new members at the Clearwater Community Sailing Center on Aug. 17-18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $15. Call 517-7776 to reserve your space. For more information, call Patti at 488-7325.Tail Waggin Walk, 5K Race for the Hounds plannedSAFETY HARBOR The Tail Waggin Walk for familes and kids and 5K race for hounds will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Safety Harbor Marina. The sign-in is at 4 p.m. with the family and pet walk slated to begin at 5 p.m. The cost is $25 per family through Aug. 23. The 5K race begins at 8 p.m. and also is $25 per person through Aug. 23. Marina food, fun and activities will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. A pub and restaurant crawl will be held at 7 p.m. Wristbands are $5 through Aug. 23. Add $5 to all fees after Aug. 23. Call 726-2890. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Its a rare thing that a bigbudget Hollywood summertime action flick turns out to be better than expected. Elysium bucks the trend of cookie-cutter summer blockbusters by constructing a narrative around real-world political issues. The film is director Neill Blomkamps second, following 2009s surprise hit, District 9, an action sci-fi film that revolved around themes of xenophobia and social segregation and served as an allegory for race relations in South Africa. With Elysium, Blomkamps social consciousness is again at work, this time crafting a science fiction thriller around a story about the haves vs. the have-nots the 99 percent against the 1 percent, in more contemporary terms. Set in the year 2154, Blomkamp paints a dystopian future in which only two recognizable classes endure. Most everyone lives in squalor in the global shantytown that is Earth. A handful of uber-wealthy aristocrats have escaped the post-industrial decay on the planet and inhabit the seemingly immaculate, exclusive orbital colony, Elysium. Blomkamp gives the audience plenty of visual prompts to distinguish how very different these two extremes truly are. The rich have gone to a great, gated community in the sky: They dwell in comfort, breathe clean air, host poolside parties in a park-like setting and live in mansions equipped with medical devices that look like tanning beds and heal everything from minor boo-boos to cancer. Down below, Earth is looking pretty bleak. Everything that could collapse probably has, from the economy to the ecosystem. Cities are in ruins. There is rampant overpopulation, poverty, crime everywhere the viewer looks, Blomkamps future Los Angeles is filthy, overcrowded and inhospitable. Oppressive police in the form of robots hassle the masses, and one gets the impression that all are assumed guilty of something until proven otherwise. In this vision, the American Dream has been displaced by a daily struggle for survival. Movie reviewElysium proves to be summers most provocative action flick Photos by KIMBERLEY FRENCH/COLUMBIA TRISTAR Sandro (Jose Pablo Cantillo), right, preps Max (Matt Damon) for surgery inside Spiders Lair in TriStar Pictures Elysium. Frey (Alice Braga), right, is confronted by Kruger (Sharlto Copley) in TriStar Pictures Elysium. Diversions Events Movies ClassiedsLargo Leader, Section B, August 15, 2013 Visit www.TBNweekly.com The Power of Knowledge ... The Gift of Caring 081513Sandy Hartmann & Associates have been providing exceptional real estate services to their clients since 1979 and have been consistently ranked in the top 1% of Real Estate agents across the United States. Before you buy or sell ... get your facts from a professional. Highly sought after Canterbury Chase neighborhood. 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Call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. Maybe Baby, Its You boasts a comedic night about the search for that most elusive of entities, the soul mate. Performed by local talents Chris Jackson and Alison Burns, the production covers ground from the first kiss to the not-sogolden age of marriage. The show promises to be a heart-felt night mixed with high energy as these two actors transform into 26 characters throughout the evening. C a n n o n b a l l / C o l t r a n e T r i b u t e Q u i n t e t Friday, Aug. 16, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., in the Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. The performance is part of the sixth annual Dinner and Jazz Series at the MFA. Admission is $5 for museum members and their guests and $10 for nonmembers. This includes admission to the exhibitions in the Hazel Hough Wing. The MFA Caf will be open for dinner and a beer and wine cash bar will be available. Table reservations are strongly recommended. Call 8221032 or 896-2667, ext. 258. The Museum Store will be open until 8 p.m. For series information, call 896-2667 or visit www.fine-arts.org. This group pays a swinging tribute to two of the greatest jazz saxophonists ever Cannonball Adderley and John Coltrane. S h u t U p a n d L a u g h Friday, Aug. 16, 8 p.m., at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets are $29.50 in advance and $30 the day of the festival. Call 893-7832 or visit TheMahaffey.com. WiLD 94.1 will present Shut Up and Laugh with Bruce Bruce, DeRay Davis and Hannibal Buress. Bruce Bruce, one of the nations favorite standup comics, started working right out of high school as a barbecue chef serving up laughs. His career took off after his first appearance on HBOs Def Comedy Jam and Showtime at the Apollo. DeRay Davis, described as a born hustler from Chicagos South Side, began his career in comedy clubs and was discovered at Atlantas Laffapalooza Festival. After moving to Los Angeles, Davis won Comedy Centrals Laugh Riots competition and was a standout on the Cedric the Entertainer Tour and at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival. Hannibal Buress, standup comic, actor and television writer, is listed on Varietys Ten Comics to Watch in 2010 and has been featured on Comedy Centrals The Awkward Comedy Show special and co-stars on The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim. T h i r d S a t u r d a y A r t W a l k Saturday, Aug. 17, 6 to 10 p.m., in the waterfront district on Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet and purchase the works of talented independent artisans, craftsmen, authors and entertainers. The monthly event stretches over a half-mile up and down scenic Beach Boulevard. Live musicians including the New Horizons Band and the Double M Band appear at venues throughout the waterfront district. While browsing the art and craft booths, visitors also will find Gulfports unique shops, boutiques and galleries and may enjoy dinner at one of more than a dozen fine restaurants within the area. For information, call 322-5217 or visit www.gulfportma.com. M a d B e a c h B i k e F e s t Sunday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., along Madeira Way, Madeira Beach. Presented by Monthly Madness on Mad Beach and BIKERSCAP, the inaugural Mad Beach Bike Fest will feature bike enthusiasts showing off their classic, antique, new and customized motorcycles from all eras. Food vendors will be on hand and other will be selling bike-related gear. Proceeds will benefit BIKERSCAP, a 501(c)3 organization. The organization provides much needed complete home computer systems to disadvantaged children. Activities will include chance drawings, a bikini bike wash and 10 class peoples choice awards. There is no admission charge for this biker-friendly event. 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S o u t h P a c i f i c with book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; presented by Eight OClock Theatre, Sept. 6-22, at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $25.50 for adults and $12.50 for children 19 and younger with identification. A city of Largo handling charge of $3.50 will be added to each ticket. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. Considered by many the finest musical ever written, the scores songs include such classics as Some Enchanted Evening, Im Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair, Younger Than Springtime, Bali Hai, There is Nothin Like A Dame, This Nearly Was Mine and A Wonderful Guy. Its portrayal of Americans stationed in an alien culture in wartime is as relevant today as when it first thrilled audiences in 1949. The original Broadway production won 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Libretto. The 2008 Broadway revival won seven Tonys including Best Musical Revival. This production will be directed by Linda Weir and will feature Amy Phillips as music director and James Grenelle as choreographer. C o l i n H a y Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Best known as the lead singer for the platinum selling Australian band Men At Work and his 11 solo albums, Colin Hay is happy to announce his 2013 Finding My Dance World Tour coming to the Largo Cultural Center. The Largo performance is one of only three dates scheduled for Florida in 2013. B e n n y G o o d m a n s 7 5 t h A n n i v e r s a r y T r i b u t e presented by the Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra; Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Jazz clarinetist and Benny Goodman alumnus Ken Peplowski is featured with the highly acclaimed Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra in celebrating the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodmans historical 1938 Carnegie Hall concert. This historic and revolutionary performance claimed a new place for jazz on the American cultural scene and has come to be seen as the most important jazz concert in history. This incredible evening of music will feature numerous classics from Goodmans historic 1938 performance, including Dont Be That Way, Memories of You and the iconic Sing, Sing, Sing. G a r y W r i g h t Friday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Wrights hit song Dream Weaver has been featured in many movies including the Waynes World feature film, The People vs. Larry Flynt and Toy Story 3. Wright has continued to have success on the Billboard charts with Really Wanna Know You in 1981 and in 1986, he contributed the song Hold On to Your Vision on the soundtrack of Sylvester Stallones movie Cobra. Better By You, Better Than Me, a song written by Wright, was also covered by Judas Priest on their 1978 album Stained Class. Wright has continued to produce and create records through the decades and you may have seen him recently in 2008 and 2010 touring with Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band. L i t t l e S h o p o f H o r r o r s by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken; Oct. 10 through Nov. 3, at New Stage Theatre, inside Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. For performance times and ticket information, call 813-817-2585 or visit new stagelargo.org. A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon Audrey II grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite, finally revealing itself to be an alien creature poised for global domination. A m b r o s i a Sunday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 5876793 or visit largoarts.com. Ambrosia, five-time Grammy nominee in 1970s and early 1980s, had five Top 40 hit singles including Biggest Part of Me, How Much I Feel and Yourre the Only Woman. Opening the show will be Twinkle Schascle and her band. Twinkle is an international singer-songwriter who released her first debut album, Haunted By Real Life, through Warner Brothers and was produced by songwriter Patrick Leonard. 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But you can go back further to 1513 when explorer Juan Ponce de Len discovered the area as he searched for, and some say found, the fountain of youth. Visit St. Augustine and step into 500 years of history. It has been influenced by its first residents the Timucua Native Americans, the Spanish, French and British before being influenced by a name synonymous with Florida history. Henry Flagler, arrived in the 1880s and promoted the area as a winter resort for wealthy northerners. Acquiring several local railroads, he created the Florida East Coast Railway and established its headquarters in St. Augustine. Parking is a premium so park your car in one of the convenient parking lots and take the local trolley. Here are some of the places you will want to visit; St. George Street is lined with historical homes from different periods of St. Augustines history. Historic churches abound, such as Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine built in the late 1700s, or Trinity Church, the oldest Protestant church in Florida, or Grace United Methodist Church built by Flagler in 1886-87 or Memorial Presbyterian Church, also built by Flagler in 1889. The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument is located in the downtown area. Construction started in 1672, costing Spain the equivalent of $30 million to build. Plan to spend at least two hours, but even then you will want to return. The park is open daily except Dec. 25. By now youve seen several signs inviting you to the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. The park contains a spring of fresh water and is considered the likely landing spot of Ponce de Len. Groups are welcome. Take a sip from the Spring of Eternal Hope. Who knows? Old City. This multi block area is made of narrow pedestrian only streets lined with places to shop and eat. Stroll into history at a slow pace and peel back the centuries. Ponce de Leon Hotel was built in the late 1880s by Flagler and is now part of Flagler College. Designed in the Spanish Renaissance style it is constructed of poured concrete, and had electricity supplied by D.C. generators. Lightner Museum was built as The Hotel Alcazar by Flagler. Step back into the Gilded Age with collections of costumes, Victorian art glass and furnishings of a bygone era. At Ripleys Believe It or Not Museum youll see hundreds of exhibits ranging from the strange to the unusual. You can believe it, or not. There are plenty of places to stay, either in the downtown area, with a selection of small motels and or grand hotels like the Casa Monica, or a short drive to the motels located near the interstate. There also are campgrounds in the area. St. Augustine is more than shops, teahouses, museums, churches and forts. Be sure to head to the beach, a short drive away.Scene from the Road is contributed by Enrico (Rick) Saltarelli, the owner of Salty Breeze Cruise Planners. He can be reached at 290-4998 or esaltarelli@cruiseplanners.com. Scene From the RoadRick Saltarelli Photo by ENRICO SALTARELLIThe Casa Monica is one of the St. Augustine elegant grand hotels. Largo in the spotlight Largo in the spotlightAugust 15, 2013CapricornDecember 22 January 19 The stars realign, and fame and fortune are headed your way. Enjoy, Capricorn! Trouble brews at home, and a youngster stirs the pot. Move fast to put an end to it.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Look out, Aquarius. Your love life heats up, and if you have yet to find your soulmate, the journey is about to begin. A business associate clues you in.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Career objectives are met, and the path to promotion is clear. Life at home brings many pleasant surprises. Wow, Pisces! What a week you have ahead of you.AriesMarch 21 April 19 A senior pushes the envelope. Set them straight right away, Aries, or you will be dealing with the situation for some time to come. A new do inspires a new wardrobe.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Relationships grow deeper, bringing much happiness and peace to your home. Revel in the newfound security, Taurus. A financial review uncovers a secret.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Dont look now, Gemini, but a youngster is in the midst of setting some rather lofty goals for themselves. Take their intent seriously and give it merit.CancerJune 22 July 22 Chaos is the theme of this week. Prepare for things to get messy, Cancer. A health issue eases for a friend with an alternative treatment.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Live in the moment, Leo. Things are in too much of a dynamic state to do anything but. You can make plans later when the dust settles.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Darn, Virgo. You let a secret slip, and the rumor mill erupts. Move fast to make amends. A troubled teen finds peace in a furry friend. A special occasion draws near.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 Waste not, want not, Libra. There is far too much excess in your life. Trim the fat, and contentment will come. An email clues you in to a dilemma.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 Its true, Scorpio. You are a warm, generous soul, but by no means, should that make you a doormat. Tell your friends no and think of yourself first for a change.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 Revenue grows, and you deserve much of the credit. Bravo, Sagittarius! Give yourself a pat on the back and find a way to keep the momentum going. Across1. Circus cries 4. ___ line (major axis of an elliptical orbit) 8. Keats, for one 12. Bang-up (hyphenated) 14. C4H8O2, e.g. 15. "I'm ___ you!" 16. U.S. citizen of Hispanic descent (2 wds) 19. Ace 20. Reserve 21. Sanctums in ancient temples 24. "Sesame Street" watcher 25. Computer acronym 28. The "A" of ABM 30. Blazer, e.g. (acronym) 33. 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For instance, when Damon is engaged in a brutal fight scene, it immediately calls to mind his role as Jason Bourne. Still, Damon aided by a bunch of temporary tattoos manages to make Max credible and authentic. Sad to say, but the degree to which a viewer finds Damons Max sympathetic may depend largely upon that viewers own socioeconomic status. Damon sells it effectively enough its up to each individual audience member to buy it, or not. Foster is less effective in her fascist persona. The actress employs a peculiar British/European accent, possibly to cast her as an Aryan princess type, which proves to be a distraction. One thing she does get right is that unsettling air of self-righteousness: Delacourt, even when she is spouting the most malevolent and immoral viewpoints, always looks as though she believes what she is saying is ethically sound. Meanwhile, Delacourts go-to henchman, a psychotic mercenary named Kruger, is much easier to read: This is one bad dude. He is the big stick totalitarians use to beat the masses into submission. Kruger is portrayed by Sharlto Copley. Copley, who played the mild-mannered dupe Wikus van de Merwe in District 9, does an excellent job bringing this character to its full potential. Copleys performance as Kruger is nearly as chilling as Heath Ledgers Joker. Other notable cast members include Alice Braga as Frey Santiago, Wagner Moura as Spider, William Fichtner as John Carlyle and Jose Pablo Cantillo as Sandro. Emma Tremblay, who plays Freys young daughter Matilda Santiago, gets few lines but scoresFHM announces current exhibits ST. PETERSBURG The Florida Holocaust Museum is currently hosting three exhibitions. The following exhibitions are currently on display: there is no why here, through Sept. 8 Courage and Compassion: The Legacy of the Bielski Brothers, through Sept. 29 Pursuing Justice: Nurembergs Legacy, through Dec. 8there is no why hereThe exhibit, there is no why here, features artwork from the permanent collection of the Florida Holocaust Museum. Documentary photos and artifacts often speak for themselves and do not require discourse with their viewer. Likewise, in a digital age where photographs of the Holocaust are readily available, people can become desensitized to photographs of the Holocaust. Art, on the other hand, requires a dialogue with its viewer, forming a bridge between knowing and understanding the history of the Holocaust. Because of this, the Florida Holocaust Museum has had a long-term commitment to collecting and exhibiting art about the Holocaust and other genocides and human rights abuses. Artworks now on view are just a small sampling of the museums holdings. Viewers can expect to see works by artists such as Samuel Bak, Kathe Kollwitz, Emanuel Romano, Maureen Drdak and more. Works included in the show represent a number of different mediums including mixed media, sculpture, installation, painting and prints.Courage and CompassionCourage and Compassion: The Legacy of the Bielski Brothers is a Florida Holocaust Museum original exhibition and is presented nationally by Bank of America. This multi-media exhibition showcases the heroic efforts of three brothers who helped save more than 1,000 Jews during World War II, which was featured in the 2009 major motion picture, Defiance. In 1941, three brothers, Tuvia, Zus and Asael Bielski made the decision to take refuge in forests near Novogrudok, now Belarus, to avoid falling victim to the Nazis as they began their takeover of Poland. In the forest, they formed a community of men, women and children that numbered more than 1,200 by the end of the war. The brothers led their group in acts of sabotage and defense against the Nazis. It is through the brothers leadership that the group survived starvation, harsh winters, and the threat of Nazis and their collaborators. My father believed that saving an old Jewish woman was more important than killing Germans, said Robert Bielsky, son of Tuvia Bielski. My father and uncles risked their lives to mount the largest armed rescue of Jews by Jews in World War II. Their courage and leadership in the face of so much horror and death is a story that finally needs to be told.Pursuing JusticePursuing Justice: Nurembergs Legacy includes photographs and documents from the collection of the Florida Holocaust Museum as well as on loan from Stetson University College of Law. Those objects on loan from Stetson University include the papers and books of Judge Harold L. Sebring, a judge at the Nuremberg Tribunal and former Florida State Supreme Court Judge and former Dean of Stetson University College of Law. The exhibition focuses on the two sets of trials that have become known as the Nuremberg Trials: The International Military Tribunal for the major Nazi war criminals and the 12 subsequent trials conducted under Control Council Number 10 at the U.S. Nuremberg Military Tribunal for those not tried at the IMT. The IMT set the pattern for the subsequent trials as well as hundreds of trials of war criminals tried in the decades since 1945.About FHMThe Florida Holocaust Museum is at 55 Fifth St. S., St. Petersburg. FHM honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. Admission is $16 for adults. Discounted admission is offered to seniors, students, adult and student groups. Admission is free to active duty military, FHM members and children 6 and younger. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call 8200100 or visit www.flholocaust museum.org. Photo courtesy of VISIT ST. PETERSBURG/CLEARWATERThe Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg is the third largest of its kind in the United States containing photographs, memorabilia, books, films, videotapes and other material from and about the era. The museum includes one of the railroad cars that was used to transport people to death camps in Poland. Online calendar of eventsRead about upcoming community, entertainment and live music events throughout Pinellas County by visiting: www.TBNweekly.com. Look for links to the online calendars in the left column. one of the films most memorable moments. Blomkamp is manipulating his audience a bit with this story twist involving the girl, but it doesnt cheapen the argument. There are lapses of logic in the plot. There are omissions that could have been avoided with careful revision. Blomkamp may have sacrificed better character development in some instances to make time for more of the prerequisite action sequences Hollywood deems necessary to pack theaters. The ratio of brain to brawn may not be ideal but Elysium is easily the most intelligent, socially relevant entry into this summers blockbuster pageant. Elysium isnt nearly as perfect as District 9, but it is far better than anticipated. It boasts a fresh story in a summer filled with sequels and retreads and it manages to blend exhilarating action sequences with evocative themes and a solid story. Out of necessity, the film leaves plenty of unanswered questions. Blomkamp cant possibly resolve all of the problems facing this future dystopia thats not his intent. 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Noon-4pmCall ahead and take your lunch to the beach!LUNCH BASKETSCustomer Appreciation Tuesdays Earlybirds ALL DAY & NIGHT Exp. 10-31-13Thurs. 8/15 Motown Act III 6-10pm Fri. 8/16 Cristi Valle 1-5pm Double M 6-10pm Sat. 8/17 Chello 1-5pm Katurah Allyson & Co 6-10pm Sun. 8/18 Fiona & Rich 1-5pm Latria Savage 6-10pm Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:JobsGenre: Drama Cast: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, J.K. Simmons and Matthew Modine Director: Joshua Michael Stern Rated: PG-13 It only takes one person to start a revolution. Jobs is the extraordinary story of Steve Jobs, the original innovator and ground-breaking entrepreneur who let nothing stand in the way of greatness. The film tells the epic and turbulent story of Jobs as he blazed a trail that changed technology and the world forever.Lee Daniels The ButlerGenre: Biography and drama Cast: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Minka Kelly, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber and Robin Williams Director: Lee Daniels Rated: PG-13 Lee Daniels The Butler is set against the tumultuous political backdrop of 20th century America. Academy Award nominated director Lee Daniels epic drama tells the story of fictional White House butler Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), who serves during seven presidential administrations between 1957 and 1986. The film is inspired by Wil Haygoods 2008 Washington Post article A Butler Well Served by This Election which chronicled the real life of former White House butler Eugene Allen. The film begins in 1926 and follows a young Cecil as he escapes the tyranny of the fiercely segregated South in search of a better life. Along his arduous journey to manhood Cecil learns invaluable skills that ultimately lead to an opportunity of a lifetime: a job as a butler at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. There, Cecil becomes a firsthand witness to history and the inner workings of the Oval Office as the civil rights movement unfolds. At home, his loving wife Gloria (Oprah Winfrey) raises their two sons, and the family benefits from a comfortable middle-class existence enabled by Cecils White House position. But Cecils commitment to his First Family fosters tensions at home, alienating Gloria and creating conflict with his antiestablishment son (David Oyelowo). Through the eyes and emotions of the Gaines family, Daniels film follows the changing tides of American politics and race relations; from the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to the Freedom Riders and Black Panther movements, to the war in Vietnam and the Watergate scandal, Cecil experiences the effects of these events as both an insider and a family man. Kick Ass 2Genre: Action and comedy Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chlo Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Morris Chestnut, John Leguizamo, Donald Faison and Jim Carrey Director: Jeff Wadlow Rated: R Kick-Ass, Hit Girl and Red Mist return for the follow-up to 2010s irreverent global hit: Kick-Ass 2. After Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) do-ityourself vigilante bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes (Jim Carrey), our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) reborn as a super-villain only the blade-wielding Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young masked hero Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do with their shared calling, Dave decides to start the worlds first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, shes forced to retire leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a bornagain ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, a new self-proclaimed super-villain assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick-Ass and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But theres only one problem with his scheme: If you mess with one member of Justice Forever, you mess with them all.ParanoiaGenre: Thriller Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Amber Heard, Harrison Ford, Lucas Till, Embeth Davidtz, Julian McMahon, Josh Holloway and Richard Dreyfuss Director: Robert Luketic Rated: PG-13 The high stakes thriller Paranoia goes deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world (Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar, Adam Cassidy (Liam Hemsworth), seduced by unlimited wealth and power, falls between them and becomes trapped in their twisting, turning, life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time Adam realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.The Patience StoneGenre: Drama Cast: Golshifteh Farahani, Hamidrez Javdan, Hassina Burgan and Massi Mrowat Director: Atiq Rahimi Rated: R In a country torn apart by war, Afghanistan or elsewhere, a young woman in her 30s watches over her older husband in a decrepit room. A bullet in the neck has reduced him to a comatose state. He has been abandoned by his fellow combatants and even by his own brothers. One day, the womans vigil changes. She begins to speak truth to her silent husband, telling him about her childhood, her suffering, her frustrations, her loneliness, her dreams, desires, and secrets. After years of living under his control, with no voice of her own, she says things she could never have spoken before, even though they have been married for 10 years. Her husband has unconsciously become syngu sabour (the patience stone) a magical black stone that, according to Persian mythology, absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. The womans confessions are extraordinary and without restraint: about sex and love, her anger against a man who never understood her, who mistreated her, who never showed her any respect or kindness. Through the words she delivers so audaciously to her husband, the woman seeks to free herself from suffering. But after weeks of looking after him, she begins to act, discovering herself in the relationship she starts with a young soldier. The legend of the patience stone also says that when it has absorbed all that it can handle, it explodes, causing the world to end. But, for one brave Afghan woman, it is a risk shes willing to take to unburden herself and be free. The Patience Stone is adapted from the bestselling novel by Atiq Rahimi, director and co-writer, with Jean-Claude Carrire, of the film adaptation.Kutcher stars in Jobs biopic; Whitaker portrays The ButlerOpening this weekend The novel The Patience Stone has been translated in 33 languages and was winner of the 2008 Goncourt Prize, the most prestigious book award in France.Aint Them Bodies SaintsGenre: Drama and romance Cast: Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rami Malek, Kennadie Smith, Jacklynn Smith, Robert Longstreet, Charles Baker, Augustine Frizzell, Kentucker Audley and David Zellner Director: David Lowery Not rated Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck) and Ruth Guthrie (Rooney Mara), an impassioned young outlaw couple on an extended crime spree, are finally apprehended by lawmen after a shootout in the Texas hills. Although Ruth wounds a local officer, Bob takes the blame. But four years later, Bob escapes from prison and sets out to find Ruth and their daughter, born during his incarceration. Set against the backdrop of 1970s Texas Hill Country, director David Lowery paints a poetic picture, evoking the mythology of westerns and saturating the dramatic space with an aching sense of loss. Featuring powerful performances by Affleck, Mara as well as Ben Foster and Keith Carradine, Aint Them Bodies Saints is a story of love, motherhood and searching for peace while faced with an unrelenting past.AustenlandGenre: Comedy Cast: Keri Russell, J.J. Feild, Bret McKenzie, James Callis, Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Seymour and Rupert Vansittart Director: Jershua Hess Rated: PG-13 Austenland is a romantic comedy about 30something, single Jane Hayes (Keri Russell), a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with all things Jane Austen. But when she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austencrazed women, Janes fantasies of meeting the perfect Regencyera gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined. Based on the novel by Shannon Hale (who also co-wrote the script), the film was written and directed by Jerusha Hess and produced by Stephenie Meyers Fickle Fish Films.For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the leftside menu. Venue Theater auditions scheduledPINELLAS PARK Open auditions for John Patricks funny, profound, and touching comedy classic, The Curious Savage, will be Sunday, Sept. 8, 7 to 9:30 p.m., at Venue Theatre, 9125 U.S. 19, Pinellas Park; and again on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N, Safety Harbor. The production will run Friday through Sunday, Nov. 810, at the Safety Harbor Public Library. The show will then run the following two weekends, Nov. 15-17 and Nov. 22-24, at Venue Theatre in Pinellas Park. The theater is hoping to use the same cast for the whole run of the play. The cast and crew will be receiving monetary compensation for the two-week run at Venue, based on the box office receipts for the six Venue performances. Double casting of certain roles is possible. This unique production schedule requires a cast that should be open-minded, creative, flexible and resourceful. The play is set in the Cloisters, a private New England asylum, in the early 1950s. The plot involves Ethel Savages greedy children trying to commit her to the Cloisters in order to control her vast fortune. The available roles and their suggested ages are as follows: Ethel Savage, 60-plus Fairy May, 20-40 Lily Belle, 30-plus Miss Willie, 20s Florence, 40s Mrs. Paddy, 50-plus Hannibal, 40-plus Jeffrey, 20s Titus, 50-plus Samuel, 50-plus Dr. Emmett, 40s Rehearsals will be at Venue Theatre most Sundays, 7 to 9:30 p.m.; and at Safety Harbor Library, most Mondays, 6 to 9 p.m. Small group scene work will be at Safety Harbor Library on Wednesdays, 6 to 8:30 p.m. A specific schedule will be available at auditions. Auditions will include a cold reading from the script. For information, email Richard Rosen at upstage111@yahoo.com. Venue Ensemble Theatre also will host auditions for the musical The Last Room, by Donna Tripp, on Sunday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m., at Venue Theatre. The play tells the story of the Nativity from the viewpoint of the innkeeper, and how it affected his life. Director Vic Carr is seeking 12 men, ages 30 to 60; and three women, ages 30 to 50+. All candidates should be good singers, with minimal choreography. Those auditioning should prepare 16 bars of a ballad from a musical and bring sheet music in their key, or a CD accompaniment in their key, or sing a capella. The production will run Dec. 6-22, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 3 p.m. All roles will receive a stipend based on ticket sales. Call 822-6194 or email venueactorstudio@gmail.com. Photo by ANNE MARIE FOX/WEINSTEIN COMPANYForest Whitaker stars in Lee Daniels The Butler. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Classieds 5B Leader, August 15, 2013 35. Mobile Home Sales 175. Unfurnished Apts. 245. Room For Rent 472. Wedding Services 485. Help Wanted 2. Real Estate ServicesSell Your House FAST Call Barbara Schmal, Realtor Century 21 Beggins Enterprises (727)480-1107 1. House SalesBELLEAIR BLUFFS! PRICE REDUCED! Spacious 3BR/3BA, close to Causeway boat launch, beaches, & shopping. Motivated Sellers. Call Tricia @(727)595-0423. Davis Suncoast Realty BEST OAKHURST LOCATION, Seminole Schools, $189,900. Beautiful 3BR/2BA/2CG. New Roof and wood flooring. Possible Owner Financing. Drive by 8730 140th ST, N, Then call (727)392-5063 or (727)543-9984. NEAR CLEARWATER COUNTRY Club, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Florida Room, Terrazzo, Great Yard. $109,000. John Doran Realty, (727)447-9579. 20. Condo SalesSEMINOLE GARDENS!Sales & Rentals Robert G. Castles, PA, Broker (727)319-8229 www.seminolegarden.com SHIPWATCH: 2BR/2BA With Many Updates & View of Intracoastal & Gulf. Wont Last Long! $199,900. Call For Private Showing. Shipwatch Realty, www.ShipwatchRealty.com (727)596-6508. SEMINOLE 5/Minutes from Beach. For sale. Refurbished 1BR/1BA, One Story, 55+, Pool, Rec. Room. No Pets $35,900. (727)515-5871. EXCLUSIVE SAND KEY GULF CONDO 1480 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater 2BR/2BA, Directly on Beach. New Kitchen From Ceiling to Floor. New Appliances, Italian Style Kitchen Backsplash, New Doors, Floor Coverings, Parquet Entry Way, Water Heater, Baths All Completely Redone. 1,440SF, 40ft Balcony with Great Gulf and Intracoastal Water Views, Heated Pool, Gated Community, Upscale Remodeled Throughout. Saturday by Appointment. (727)595-6341. Open House Sundays 1:00-:005PM. 35. Mobile Home Sales SEMINOLE. CLEAN? QUIET? CONVENIENT? EASY TO OWN? YES! Several Homes To Choose From. Starting At $2,000. Background Check Required, $60. Call Now! (727)393-0151 TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. SEMINOLE, OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY, AUGUST 18TH, 1-4 7630 Cumberland Road 4BR/3BA/2CG, 2,900SF. Hardwood/tile throughout. Bardmoor subdivision. Master suite w/bonus room. Visit BuyOwner.com ID#213466 for more details! $585,000 (727)515-8392 081513 SEMINOLE GARDENSBUY WHILE PRICES ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX 2BR/1BA 1,012 sq. ft. Laminate Floors, Water View $39,900 2BR/2BA, 1,056 sq. ft. Corner Unit, 55+, Glass Porch $39,900Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, Realtor Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com0808132004, 3BR/2BA Insides Laundry, Over 1,400SF, LA, Split Plan, Garden Bathtub with Separate Shower and Dual Sinks. Large Carport with Storage Shed. No age restrictions. $165/Month Maintenance, One Small Pet OK. Financing available. $64,900, includes share. Call Mary Lee Rades (727)420-6427. Eagle Crest Realty. (727)586-4565. BEST DEAL IN TOWN! 1BR/1BA, C/H/A, Enclosed Porch, Carpet, Shed. In Lake Seminole Resort N. Share valued at $50,000 is included in asking price. $24,900. Recreation and Activities Galore! One Small Pet permitted, 55+. Call Mary Lee Rades, (727)420-6427. Eagle Crest Realty, (727)586-4565. 95. Property Mgmt. 100. R.E. Wanted 120. Out of Town SalesLAKE PANASOFFKEE Weekender/ Vacation Great Fishing With Dock, Double-Wide On Double Lot, Great For Vacation & Weekends. New Air Conditioner. $65,000 Firm. (727)667-1647. 130. Cemetery LotsSACRIFICE 1 CEMETERY PLOT Veterans Section, Memorial Park Cemetery, Division R, Section 2, Block 30, Lot 22. $2,500 OBO. (727)584-8926. Affordable 55+ LivingGLENWOOD ESTATES: 5 Star, Land Owned. All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP., Furnished $175/Mo. Maint. 12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo.Brochures Available At Clubhouse.#5 2/2/2, Lake View, $65,888. #8 2/2/2 Lake View, New A/C & Laminate Floors, $89,888. #25 Lg 2/2/2, $89,888. #85 2/2/2, $65,888. #95 2/2/2, Many Upgrades, $69,888.For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 081513 All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. First Time Homebuyer Program*1-800-806-5154www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 yearsLow Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance AvailableHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County062013 145. Unfurnished Houses13203 Dorchester, Seminole Near Schools. 3BR/2BA/2CG, Family Room, New A/C, Ceramic Floors, Fenced Yard. $1,500/Month +Security. (727)515-5481. 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 874SF, 55+, Recently Updated. $750/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp.(727)397-2534 SEA TOWERS, 55+. 1BR/1BA Beautiful Water View, Cozy, Nifty. Gated Community, Pools. $750/Mo. Annual. (727)519-3724. 160. Unfurnished CondosINDIAN ROCKS, INTRACOASTAL Water View 2BR/2BA. FREE Cable. Pool, Petless, Non-smoking. $1,100/Month. 2 Minutes to IRB. (305)354-6830, (727)596-9656 BARDMOOR, 1BR/1BA CONDO $695/Month Guetzlaff Realty (727)204-0829LARGO, 1BR/1BA/Carport Ground floor. Free cable, petless, one mile from beach. Pool. Recently updated. $700/mo. annual. (727)593-2329 165. Villa RentalsSHANGRI-LA VILLAS, 55+, 1BR/1BA, Pool/ Clubhouse, Walk to all stores, NO Pets/ Smoking. Security required. $550/Month (727)518-2939 170. Furnished Apts.AFFORDABLE HOUSING for OEF/OIF Veterans. No Pets Space is limited. Contact Michelle Patrick (727)442-9041, Ext. 161. michellep@ethep.org MADEIRA BEACH: 1BRs & Efficiencies. Fully Equipped. Weekly. No Pets. Includes Utilities. (727)397-4130. CLEARWATER STUDIOStarting at $179/Week. No security. No Credit Check. Free WIFI access. Pets OK. MOVE IN TODAY!! (727)445-7134. precisionpropertymanagement.net QUIET CLW GARAGE STUDIO Nonsmoking, No Pets. Utilities/ Cable Included. $450/Mo. First/ Last. Call (727)446-8529. 175. Unfurnished Apts.SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. 1BR Standard, Unfurnished, Annual. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFS Deluxe 1-2BRs, 1st-2nd Floor. Overlooking Non-smoking Center Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool. Great Location 1 Block From Shopping & Intracoastal. 2942 West Bay Dr. Res. Mgr. #1 (727)483-4853. IMPERIAL POINT: 1BR CONDOGlass Lanai, Close to Pool and Activities. $725/MonthMaureen Stilwell, Charles Rutenberg Realty (727)458-2246 (727)596-2965080813 LARGO AUTUMN CHASE 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartment Homes Starting From $575 One Month Free with a 14-Month Lease. Minutes From Beach (727)586-1473 072513BELLEAIR GREENS APTS. 2BR/2BA units on Biltmore Golf Course. Newly renovated. Across from police, rec center. (727)365-6821. INDIAN SHORES SMALL 1/BR 1/Person. Includes E/W/S, Beach Access. 19235 Whispering Pines Drive. $700/Month. (727)599-5814, (727)623-4443. Owner/ Agent. LOCATED NEAR MIDWAY Shopping Center and Assembly of God Church. 2BR Duplex. 1/Year Lease. $675/Month includes Water/Sewer. (352)799-3501. MADEIRA BEACH 2BR/1BA Near Johns Pass on Intracoastal. No pets, $800/Month, Private Parking, Laundry, Security/ Reference. (727)398-3916. 185. Beach RentalsMADEIRA BEACH EFFICIENCY w/Kitchen, Furnished, Phone, Cable, Laundry, Pool. Across From Beach. No Pets. From $280/Week, FL Residents. 14711 Gulf Blvd. (727)394-0751. FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED 1-5 Bedrooms Condos, Houses, Duplexes Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797 Tropical Isles Realty, Inc. (727)593-0744, (800)655-0744. CLRWTR/ SAND KEY BEACH, Ultimar II, Gulf Front, Intracoastal Views. Large 2BR/2BA, Dining Room +Nook/ Office. Wrap-Around Balconies. Nicely Furnished. All Amenities Including Fitness Center. Available Now! Short/ Long Term. Owner, (813)431-9381. 190. Waterfront RentalsISLAND ESTATES 2BR/2BA Condo, Fantastic Water Views, Many Amenities. $1,400/Month, Annual Rental Vangie (727)501-3268, Pappas Realty & Mgmt SAND KEY: 3BR/2BA CONDO $2,700/Mo. Waterfront, Unfurnished, Balcony, W/D, 2,100SF, Parking, Pool. Annual. Call (727)686-2554 TREASURE ISLAND: 1BR/1BA Updated Condo. Unfurnished. $800/Month, No Pets. Boat Slip Available Best Beach Rentals. (727)398-1200. 195. Seasonal RentalsSAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)595-5774. SAND KEY Clearwater Beach, Furnished, Large 1BR or 2BR Condo, Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 200. Vacation RentalsCLEARWATER BEACH/ BELLEAIR BEACH 2700 Gulf Blvd. Gulf Front 1BR/1BA, 2nd Floor, Corner, Overlooks Pool. Beautifully Furnished, King & Pull Out Couch. Weekly/ Monthly Flat Rate, $700/ $2,500. Call Mark, (727)449-9292 (Office). 210. Mobile Hm. RentalsNEAR BAY PINES VA & Madeira Beach, 1BR w/Florida Room. $555/Month +$300 Security, Includes W/S/G, Cable. Pets OK. (727)393-1628. 225. Duplex/Triplex RentalsCLEARWATER: EAST OF Bayside Bridge. Unfurnished, 1BR/1BA/1CG. No Pets. $750/Month. 1st/Last/Security. Annual. Best Beach Rentals. (727)398-1200. 245. Room For RentSAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. Your Best Buys Can Be Found In the Classieds!!SEMINOLE, Heartbreak House Quiet, Furnished, Share House, Pool, B Cable, W/D, All Included. Military, Friendly UN A-OK. $130/Month. B.G.C. (727)331-3935. Roomate Wanted Redington Beach Unfurnished. Smoker, non-drinker OK. MUST have job/car. $450/mo. (727)253-2317 SEMINOLE, OFF PARK BLVD Nicely furnished, w/private bath, microwave, small refrigerator, cable. $130/week + security. (727)398-0763 ROOMMATE WANTED LARGO 3BR/1.5/BA Townhouse, W/D, All Utilities Included, Pet OK, Fenced Yard. $450/Month. (727)238-8977. 265. Commercial RentalsOFFICE BUILDING, 2,000SF,First Floor, Centrally Located, Ideal For Medical/ Legal Offices. Parking, Sec. System, Signage. 5444 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park. (727)345-1136, (727)214-8534. STORAGE GARAGES, 12X23 and 23X23 Boat, Trailer, RV Storage. Office/ Warehouse Combo. 1784 N Hercules Ave, Clearwater. (727)422-4995. OFFICE & RETAIL SPACE From $441 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. OFFICE/ STORAGE COMBO $375/Month. 11x30 Storage/ Work $175-$275/Month. Large Open Fenced Lot $300/Month. 220 13th St. SW, Largo. (727)584-6283. 300. NoticesMUSICIAN WANTEDKeyboardist Needed For Madeira Beach Praise Band. Call Ray At (770)364-1804. 301. Clinical StudyIRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfort putting a cramp in your lifestyle? Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS, you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now. If you qualify for this study, you may receive at no no cost: Investigational medication for IBS; study related care from a local doctor; compensation for time and travel. Contact Joann at: Florida Center for Gastroenterology (727) 544-1600 or email clinicalstudies@tampabaygi.com for more information. 8250 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 200, Largo 345. Lost & FoundFOUND: BOAT COVER Floating in Intracoastal. Call to identify, (727)409-5906. 355. AdoptionARE YOU PREGNANT? A Childless, Married Couple, (in our 30s) seeks to adopt. Will be hands on Mom and devoted Dad. Financially secure. Expenses paid. Nicole & Frank. 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 360. Legal ServiceBankruptcy, Foreclosures & Litigation. Free Consultation. Largo. Colgan Law Firm (727)531-DEBT (3328) DIVORCE, CUSTODY BANKRUPTCY, EVICTIONS (727)768-2283 OR (813)675-4876 368. Music & Voice LessonsADAMS PIANO LESSONS (727)218-6913 PIANO TUNING & REPAIR (727)218-6914 www.PianoTuningRepair.net 370. Instruction & TutorsWANTED PART-TIME TRAINING on my new iMAC for basic uses, email, etc. Flexible time. Closest to Indian Rocks Beach area. Email: Globalplace@aol.com. 435. Adult Care & Svcs.CAREGIVER/ CNA: RELIABLE Home Health Care. 28 years experience. Excellent local references. (727)434-1324 HOMEMAKER/ COMPANION I Will provide Light Housekeeping, Meal Preperation, Help with Personal Care, Drive You to Appointments/ Shopping. Im Honest, Dependable. Have Excellent Driving Record. Reasonable Rates (727)225-9255. 472. Wedding ServicesHoliday Inn Harbourside From intimate Destination Weddings for two to gala affairs for 200 www.HIHarbourside.com (727)595-9484 MISCELLANEOUS Special MomentsCasually Fun, Totally Traditional and All-Out Adverturous Events EventsBySpecialMoments.com(727)343-0800 JEFF THE JEWELER Custom Engagement & Wedding Bands www.JeffTheJewelerFlorida.com (727)392-2729 THE EVENT HALLReception Hall Rental For All Occasions! TheEventHall.net(727)216-6548 STITCHES & MOREBridal Boutique 214 Tom Stuart Causeway, Madeira Beach (727)397-2222 FL DESTINATION WEDDINGS Get Married on the beach from $299 INCLUDING Ceremony And Professional Pictures www.FLDestinationWeddings.com EAST BAY COUNTRY CLUB Receptions Up To 300 People www.EastBayCC.com (727)584-7111 Inspirations Fine Catering, Inc.A Taste of Heaven & HellInspirationsFineCatering.com(727)433-8941 Brides by the SeaSocial Ocassions, Bridal & Fashion Boutique. www.BridesbytheSea.com(727)446-7770 SUNCOAST WEDDINGSBecause Its All About You! www.SuncoastWeddings.com (727)443-0039, (727)459-9911 545. Financial ServicesMARKET LINKED CDs FDIC Insured Up To $250,000. Earn Up To 8.5%. Call For Current Rates. Tom (727)902-1174. 485. Help WantedGLOBAL CONNECTIONS Agents/ Customer Service, Monday-Friday, 10:30AM-7:00PM. Saturday, 9:00AM-5:00PM, $11/Hour. Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM, $9/Hour Insurance, 401K, travel benefits, plus booking incentives. Must have computer, customer service skills. Fax resume: (727)467-9097, E-mail: kbrazier@gcitravel.net EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807RESIDENT AIDES Pinecrest Place, a premier retirement community, is seeking aides to provide daily care to our AL & Memory Care residents. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Part-time, various shifts. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or fax resume to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP. APPOINTMENT SETTERS/ TELEMARKETERSMust Be Reliable, Fast Paced. People Needed For Setting Travel Club Appointments. Weekly Pay $8-$10 Per Hour Or Commission 26-35 Hrs/ Wk. Apply In Person; Sun-Thurs, 3-9. (727)393-6000 Ext. 0. American Travel, 9466 Seminole Blvd. ROOFERS, EXPERIENCED w/shingles. Must have hand tools, local references. Business located in Largo. (727)330-7820. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Busy Condo Office, Experience Required. Full-Time With Benefits & Good Pay. Please Fax Resume To: (727)864-2073. WAITRESS, PART-TIME Experienced. Breakfast, Lunch. Redington Shores area. Call for Appointment. Leave Message. (727)643-3901 MAINTENANCE I F-T Perform grounds maintenance, irrigation, arboriculture & right of way management duties in Public Works. Salary range: $11.93/hr. to $17.30/hr. Employment application at myseminole.com, or at City Hall, City of Seminole, 9199113th Street N, Seminole, 33772. DFWP, EOE, VP. Deadline: 8/21/13. 505. Part-Time HelpP/T RECREATION LEADER City of Gulfport. Immediate evening position available for the Teen Night Program. Education/ experience preferred in education, physical education or related field. Knowledge of recreational activities including games, arts & crafts and sports. Min. Req: HS Diploma from an accredited high school and must be 18+ years of age. Entry $10.259/hr. Background, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Position open until filled. Submit applications to City Hall, 240153rd St. S, Gulfport, FL, 33707. EOE P/T RECREATION LEADER City of Gulfport. Immediate position available for Tot Time & VPK. Experience in child care with knowledge of licensing requirements and VPK. Min Req: HS Diploma, Part 1 30-hour Introductory Child Care Training, Part 2 10-hour Preschool Appropriate Practices and Early Literacy. CDA or equivalent preferred. Entry $10.259/hr. Background, fingerprints, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Open until filled. Submit applications to City Hall, 240153rd St. S, Gulfport, FL, 33707. EOE MAINTENANCE I P-T Perform grounds & park restroom maintenance in Public Works. Salary range: $11.93/hr. to $17.30/hr. Employment application at myseminole.com, or at City Hall, City of Seminole, 9199113th Street N, Seminole, 33772. DFWP, EOE, VP. Deadline: 8/21/13. LOOKING FOR MATURE Person to assist manager @ small resort. 5-10/hours weekly/biweekly. Some organizing, concierge. No room cleaning. Prefer you live on or near Clearwater Beach (727)442-3636 for interview. GENERAL HELP At small resort. 2-3/Hours daily, 2-3/days per week, mornings. Trash, Cleaning Dock. Prefer live on Clearwater Beach. Apply at 473 East Shore Dr, Clearwater Bch. 515. Hospitality HelpASST. FOOD & BEVERAGE Manager, Food Server, Housekeeper And Exp. Laundry. Doubletree Beach Resort/ Restaurant. Apply At: 17120 Gulf Blvd. CLASSIFIEDSwww.TBNweekly.com To Place An Ad Call (727) 397-5563 Fax (727) 399-2042 or order your ad online 24/7 @ TBNweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon1-130 Real Estate Sales 135-290 Rentals 300 Notices 302 Tickets 305 Fun Things To Do 310 Good Things To Eat 315 Personals 320 Religious Personals 340 Happy Ads 345 Lost & Found 355 Adoption 360 Legal Services 370 Instructions/Tutors 375 Career Training 385 Beauty Services 390 Counseling 400 Health & Fitness 410 Massage Therapy 420 Babysitting 425 Child Care 430 Wheelchair & Sr. Transport 435 Adult Care & Services 455 Travel Services 470 Entertainment 485-530 Help/Work Wanted 535 Business Opportunity 545-582 Financial & Insurance Services 585 Auctions 590 Antiques & Collectibles 597 Coins & Stamps 599 Rental Equipment600-750 Merchandise to Buy/Sell755-805 Campers/RVs/Trailers 810-885 Automotive 890-915 Boats & Marine 970-980 Estate, Garage, Yard, Moving Sales Professional Services DirectoryClassieds Index The Pinellas County Housing Authority (PCHA) is accepting applications for Norton Apartments. These units will be available to those whose incomes are at or below 50% of the area median income. Tenant rent shall be determined based on 30% of your monthly income per the current Section 8 Guidelines. The current guidelines require that applicants income does not exceed the current income guidelines, which is total family income dependent on the number in household of: Norton Apartments will open its waiting lists for their 3 and 4 bedroom units and will close the waiting list for the 3 bedroom units only on August 20, 2013. Applications for 3 bedroom unit size will be available only on August 19-20, 2013 beginning at 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. EST online at www.pinellashousing.com or by picking one up at the following location and time: Handicapped and/or disabled applicants Head of Household ONLY: If you are unable to pick up an application at one of the locations above you may call 727-443-7684 ext. 3031 beginning August 15, 2013 through August 20, 2013 to request an application to be mailed to you. TTY: (800) 955-8771 Completed applications must be sent via U.S. MAIL ONLY and postmarked between August 21, 2013 and August 30, 2013, and mailed to Pinellas County Housing Authority, ATTN: Norton Apartments Waitlist, 11479 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33778. No telephone calls, walk-ins, or drop off applications will be accepted. Any application that is not fully and accurately completed shall be void. Only one application per household will be considered throughout the entire process. Any household that submits more than one application will be void. Applicants will be notified via mail of their placement on the waiting list. 08/2013 1 person$19,900 2 person $22,750 3 person $25,600 4 person $28,400 5 person$30,700 6 person $32,950 7 person $35,250 8 person $37,500 Location Address Time Norton Apartments1450 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Clearwater, FL 33756 081513 175. Unfurnished Apts. 175. Unfurnished Apts. 175. Unfurnished Apts. Wondering How To Pay Off All Of Those Bills?We are looking for men and women to deliver FREE community newspapers in Pinellas County. Must be available either Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Experience preferred but will train the right person. This is a supplemental income. Applicant must have good transportation; preferably a van, large car, SUV or pickup truck. For more information, please contact Mr. Shiett at 727-530-5521.IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!051913 505. Part-Time Help 505. Part-Time Help UNBEATABLE PRICE$! 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8B Entertainment Leader, August 15, 2013 NEW STAGE THEATREA comedic night about the search for that most elusive of entities, the soul mate.A comedy by Charlie Shanian and Shari SimpsonCountry Day World School11650 131st St. N., Largo, FL 33774813-817-2585080113 080113 011013 Villa GallaceWaterfront Dining At Its Finest!AuthenticItalian Cuisine5Two Can Dine For $20Sunset Menu, Mon.-Thurs. 5-6pm Buy 1 Entree, Get 1 FREEat equal or lesser value up to $15 value.With purchase of bottle of wine. Good Sunday-Thursday only. Excludes holiday eves or holidays. Not valid with any other offer of discount. Expires 9/15/13Open, Mon.-Sat. 5:00-10:30pm Sunday 4-10pmReservations Recommendedwww.villagallace.com 727-596-0200109 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach081513 Trip Advisor Certicate of Excellence 2013 080813-1 401 Second Street, Indian Rocks BeachJust off Gulf Blvd. in the Holiday Inn HarboursideDine Inside or On The DeckWhy Limit Your Birthday To One Day? 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Each year, Gulfport celebrates the end of summer with its largest festival of the year, dedicated to the towns unofficial mascot and favorite reptile. The festival has grown to become one of Tampa Bays most anticipated events of the year. Entertainment in the streets is one of the hallmarks of Geckofest, with many both strolling and stationary performers interacting with visitors. This years festival will bring more action, fun and thrills to the streets than ever before. Live mermaids will be visiting in a rare display. The curator of the exhibit will give details on the history of mermaids, their habits and habitats, before drawing the curtain to reveal one of the visiting mermaids. These sea women of lore can be viewed up close behind the glass of a giant water tank. Naturally curious, a mermaid may surface from the water to interact with onlookers. Getting close to her may mean getting splashed. The mermaid exhibit will be located in the heart of the festival. The Mcandless Aerial Troupe will be on hand to perform acts of anti-gravity grace, including aerial acrobatics, long distance drops, hanging Spanish web rope maneuvers and more. The Acromaniacs will show off an array of thrilling acrobatics including extreme flipping and body balancing stunts combined with comedy. Dallas, a well-known Tampa Bay area performer, will combine comedy and juggling, as well as amazing feats of strength and balance. Donning his trademark color orange, stunt comedian Wacky Chad will combine clowning with such stunts as carrying passengers on a miniature bicycle to balancing shopping carts on his face. His extreme pogo stick stunts will amaze festival goers and his comedy antics will keep visitors in stitches. Seasoned magician, mentalist and entertainer Anton James will display a variety of illusions, including assorted magic tricks large and small, mind reading and mind games, and other entertainment in a high-energy style. Capping off the festivities, the Fireshow by Mayhem will showcase a troupe of performers who will dance with, play with, manipulate, swallow and have full body contact with fire. The finale will include a rocket staff spun by a performer like a baton with live fireworks attached to each end. Audience members will gather in a circle surrounding the performance area and are able to view the pyrotechnics from close up. The fire show returns to Geckofest by popular demand and has thrilled audiences on every occasion. Attendees also will find face painters, balloon artists, stilt walkers, drummers, a living statue and more street entertainers throughout the day. Other costumed performers, including pirates, gypsies, faeries, and of course geckos will be strolling through the village during Geckofest, creating a quirky, vibrant and colorful scene enjoyable for visitors of all ages. Geckofest visitors are encouraged to come in costume. Many of the Geckofest performers also will march alongside costumed visitors in the annual walking parade, which will be led by Gulfports Mayor Emeritus, and include the o-FISH-al Gecko Goddess, as well as the new Gecko Queen and her Court. A costume contest with prizes will be held HMS Pinafore auditions setTARPON SPRINGS Auditions for HMS Pinafore will be Monday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m., at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. The production, presented by the Gilbert and Sullivan Players, will run Nov. 15-17. Directed and choreographed by Jamie Bierchen, with musical direction by Constantine Grame, HMS Pinafore is a classic Gilbert and Sullivan with an excellent score. People who are interested in auditioning for a specific principal role should bring a prepared song. There are several principal roles for adults, and a large chorus of children and adults. All ages and levels of experience welcome to audition. 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