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Mariachi singer at odds with LCCLargo couple told lackluster ticket sales of Hispanic acts bar future bookings By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO Lily Cortes transition to the United States has not been a smooth one, and her reception at the Largo Cultural Center, unfortunately, was no exception. As a member of the Coalition of Hispanic Artists and Tampa Hispanic Heritage Inc., the mariachi singer contacted the center to ask if the city was interested in a performance in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. She wanted to make the presentation a free event, open to the public. We dont do that here, Cortes said a representative told her. There werent any plans to celebrate the month. In attempts to keep the venue more self-sustaining, the city only books performers that can bring in ticket revenue. Hispanics dont really have the public spaces. They dont have places to exhibit their art; they dont have places to perform.Tim McCarthy, husband to mariachi singer Lily CortesHispanic acts dont sell tickets. Cortes was invited to rent the space for $2,500. Lily was pretty upset, said her husband, Tim McCarthy, a 12-year Largo resident retired from the U.S. Navy. Art in any society is a reflection of its people. If theres no Hispanics represented in the Cultural Center, therefore, there must be no Hispanics in the community. According to 2010 census data, 9 percent of Largos residents identify as Hispanic, 0.5 percent higher than Pinellas Countys 2012 projection of its Hispanic population. Cortes admits that perhaps she didnt understand the concept of the Largo Cultural Center. Back in Mexico, it was a casa de cultura where she learned how to sing in the style of Italian opera, training that laid the groundwork for professionally performing the mariachi songs she grew up with. Upon arriving here, we thought to do the same, Cortes said in an interview spoken partially in Spanish; the relatively recent immigrant to the United States is still mastering English. The couple know that other civic venues offer reduced fees for nonprofits, for as much as half the price Largo offered. We dont want everything free, no, no, Cortes said. When automatically you go to some places, they look at you because youre Latin and say, OK, shes coming to ask us for money. McCarthy emailed the city mayor and commissioners For the owlsOcean Unger and Averi Miller celebrated their joint birthday by giving back to the birds of prey program at McGough Nature Park. Instead of gifts, the girls asked their guests to donate to the program on their behalf. The city of Largo honored their combined donation of just more than $250 Jan. 8. ... Page 3A. LARGO POLICE BEATTwo dead after murder-suicideA man who shot his mothers fianc and then himself died at 1:22 p.m. after his family decided to remove him from life support, Pinellas Park police reported. Anthony McClaney, 29, drew a .38 revolver and shot Mitchell Arnold, 48, while he was watching television. ... Page 6A.County sets six public hearings Commissioners take on a busy schedule in the new year ... Page 5A. Also, Selwyn Birchwood and The Addams Family come to Tampa Bay ... Page 1B.Lone Survivor stars Wahlberg, Kitsch; Phoenix stars in Her Volume XXXVI,No. 25 January 9, 2014 www.TBNweekly.com AUTO ACCIDENT INJURY?Diagnosis Treatment Rehab Attorne y and Specialist ReferralsGreg Hollstrom II, DC, Brian Rebori, DC 11444 Seminole Blvd., Largo 727-393-6100 drgreghollstrom.com010214 010214 Exp. 2-15-14Exp. 2-15-14 Exp. 2-15-14 Exp. 2-15-14SPA MANICURE & PEDICURE W/SHELLAC 39 SHAMPOO/CUT/STYLE 25BROW TINT & WAX 1925% OFF NEW NAILS CLIENTSCANNOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS. 12046 Indian Rocks Road, Largo 727-595-1222 www.VONailsAndSpa.comFACIALS SPA THERAPY WAXING NAILS AND MORE Not available with other offers. Exp. 2/15/14010214 20% OFFAll Services for New Clients.Not available with other offers. Exp. 2/15/14Basic Pedicure & Manicure w/ Shellac$42Not available with other offers. Exp. 2/15/14FULL SET $5 OFFNot available with other offers. Exp. 2/15/14SWEET PEDICURE $3 OFF Photo by JULIANA A. TORRESAbove, when Lily Cortes approached the city of Largo about doing a free presentation at the Largo Cultural Center in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, she said she was told, We dont do that here. At far left, Cortes is a professional mariachi singer who moved from Mexico when she married her husband, a 12-year Largo resident retired from the U.S. Navy, four years ago.Photo by GEORGE SALMON See LCC, page 4A Photo by JIM McAVADDYA bee gets a sip of water recently off one of the many colorful plants at the Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road. The popular site is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, call 582-2100.Taking a breakEarly voting opens for Republican primaryBelleair agrees to lease Belleview Biltmore Golf Club By BRIAN GOFFBELLEAIR Town commissioners agreed Jan. 2 to enter into a long-term lease with Golf Green Partners to operate the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club on Indian Rocks Road. Back in early December the town opened six proposals for the operation of the club. Four were to lease the property and two were to purchase it. After review the staff recommended to the commission that the lease deal with Golf Green Partners was the best way to go. After much discussion the commissioners agreed and voted unanimously to proceed on a 10-year lease. When the town bought the golf club in February, it was thought that the club likely would either be sold or leased. The idea that the town operate the club either by itself or through a hired management team was never really considered. The reason for buying the club in the first place was two-fold: to remove the development rights from the property so it would remain a green space and to settle accounts with the owners, the Ades brothers of Miami who owed the town $250,000 because of the deteriorating state of the Belleview Biltmore Hotel. The Ades brothers wanted the lien removed from the property so it could be sold. Town Manager Micah Maxwell and Town Attorney David Ottinger have until Photo by BRIAN GOFFA 10-year lease deal should soon be in place for Belleairs Belleview Biltmore Golf Club. By SUZETTE PORTERPinellas Countys registered Republicans are already casting their ballots in a primary election to decide the candidate to run in the March 11 special election for the open District 13 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mark Bircher, David Jolly and Kathleen Peters are vying for the seat that was left open when longtime Representative C.W. Bill Young died in Oct. 18. The winner of the primary will face Democrat candidate Alex Sink and Libertarian Party of Florida candidate Lucas Overby in the March 11 special general election. Early voting continues through Sunday, Jan. 12, in all Supervisor of Elections offices. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Supervisor of Elections offices are located at: Election Service Center, 13001 Starkey Road, Largo (Starkey Lakes Corporate Center) Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater (first floor, north side) County Building, 501 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (entrance on Fifth Street) Voters can check early voting wait times online at www.vote pinellas.com. As of Jan. 5, 41 Republicans had cast their ballots during the first two days of early voting. More had taken advantage of mail ballots with 29.5 percent, or 23,165 of 78,454 mail ballots distributed returned to the Elections office. Mail ballots cannot be returned to the polls. Voters can mail them back or drop them off at an elections office or designated ballot drop-off locations. Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. Jan. 14. Remote ballot drop-off locations include: Three Tax Collector Offices open weekdays, 29399 U.S. 19 N. (near Curlew), Clearwater; 1663 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater; and 1800 66th St. N., St. Petersburg Public libraries open weekdays and Kathleen Peters David Jolly Mark Bircher See VOTING, page 4A See GOLF CLUB, page 4A Features Business . . . . . . . . . .10A Classieds . . . . . . . . .5-7B Community . . . . . . . . . .9A County . . . . . . . . . . .5-6A Entertainment . . . . . . .1-4, 8B Faith & family . . . . . . .11-12A Health . . . . . . . . . . .16A Just for fun . . . . . . . . . .2B Largo . . . . . . . . . . .3-4A Outdoors . . . . . . . . . .17A Pet connection . . . . . . . .13A Police beat . . . . . . . . . .6A Schools . . . . . . . . . . .15A Sports . . . . . . . . . . .18A Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . .14A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising VIEWPOINTSTom GermondKeep the movie popcorn coming. Page 14A. BUSINESSSaddle Up club searches for homeFollowing legal issues with its landlord, Saddle Up Riding Club is looking for a new home. The nonprofit, which offers equine therapy to disabled children, adults and veterans, as well as programs for ablebodied riders, has found itself without a permanent home just a month after starting a 90-day campaign to raise the funds to purchase the property it has rented for the past six years. ... Page 10A.FAITH & FAMILYGenealogy exposedWhy new years resolutions are a genealogists friend. Page 11A

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What are the bene ts? 727-581-8767 Convenience of one-stop for medical services Car e delivered with the highest quality All caregivers working as a team To experienc e a real di erence in care call today! 121913 Photo courtesy of LARGO KIWANISThe Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas again honored the chaplains of the Largo Police Department with a prayer breakfast at the clubs first meeting of the new year Jan. 3. Both of the volunteer chaplains received a certificate of appreciation and a $50 gas gift card to help defray the costs of volunteering their time to counsel and minister to the Largo police. Pictured are, from left, Largo City Manager Mac Craig, Chaplain Philip Gray, Largo Mayor Pat Gerard, Chaplain Arnold Johnson and Largo Kiwanis President Bruce Blazej. The club is accepting new members, and meets at the The Royal Palms on Fridays, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and once a month on Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at a local restaurant. For more information call Blazej at 536-0412.Honoring chaplainsStudents honored for birthday donation By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO Ocean Unger and Averi Miller celebrated their joint birthday by giving back to the birds of prey program at McGough Nature Park Nov. 30. Instead of gifts, the girls asked their guests to donate to the program on their behalf. The city of Largo honored their combined donation of just more than $250 during the commission meeting Jan. 7. If you raise more than $250, you get to spend some time with a bird of your choice, explained parks superintendent Greg Brown. They got to do that this Saturday. The girls got to help clean the owl cages and prepare food, which involved handling dead rodents, Lisa Unger, Oceans mother who came to the meeting with her husband Jeffrey, explained. Averi has a pet snake that she feeds similar food already. I used to catch lizards and let them go in the house, Averi said, as her parents, Amanda and Skip Miller of Largo, smiled indulgently. Ocean and Averi, who both live in Largo, are such fans of the McGough owls, especially Matilda, that they started an owl club at Country Day School in Largo, where they both attend. They told me that they both are looking forward to working as adults at McGough, so were going to be looking for their resumes coming up here soon, Brown said. The really wonderful, selfless act, has already been repeated, he added. A second birthday was held at the park recently. In fact, the city now plans to start a program the Natural Gift Birthday Party, where participants will receive a free shelter rental if they donate the proceeds of their birthdays to the park. Photo by JULIANA A. TORRESCity Attorney Alan Zimmet reaches down to shake the hand of Ocean Unger, left, and Averi Miller, who were honored Jan. 8 for donating their birthdays to the McGough Nature Parks birds of prey program.

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4A Largo Leader, January 9, 2014the middle of the month to work out the specifics of the lease with Golf Green Partners. That company has been operating the course since the town bought it 11 months ago. The outline of the agreement was revealed at the meeting and shows the town getting $160,000 annually for the lease, then getting 6.5 percent of all revenue generated over $1.6 million. Maxwell told the commission that revenue of at least $2.3 million is expected annually. As well Golf Green Partners agrees to spend $500,000 on capital improvements at the facility in the 10 years. There is also a penalty clause that indicates the town must pay the company $480,000 if it opts out of the deal in the first three years. The penalty gets less as time goes on. Matt McIntee, the president of Golf Green Partners, said the penalty clause is necessary because the town has indicated it might opt out of the deal to perhaps sell the course in the future. The deal with Golf Green Partners was one of two lease proposals that were seriously considered. The other was from a group called Club Pro Golf Group. Their proposal actually promised a little more revenue for the town but Maxwell wrote in his summary that the confidence level in that group was not high. Staff felt that the evident lack of experience specifically in running a golf course by the group does not provide the same level of confidence that they will succeed to the level GGP will, mostly because they are unknown, he wrote. The document noted that the Club Pro Golf group intended to bring back the former general manager to run the operation but indicated that wasnt enough. They have identified intent to bring on former GM Chuck Eade as an employee, his status would have been more impactful as a principal in the ownership group, Maxwell wrote. The decision should be made on the structure and the principals and not particular employees, because employees can change at a fairly rapid pace. Of the two proposals to buy the course one was from Golf Green Partners, which offered $3.4 million, the other from a group led by Richard Heisenbottle, which offered $3.5 million, the exact price the town paid for the property. Both offers were rejected in part because both required the town to take back the mortgage. Heisenbottle, who has been trying to buy the hotel, has said ownership of the golf course is vital to the successful operation of the hotel. That door is still open because of the opt-out clause in the lease agreement. Not everybody was happy with what they were hearing. The towns Finance Committee, which reviewed the deals earlier in the day, voted 4-3 against the lease agreement with Golf Green Partners. Those who voted against it, including member Tom Kurey, said they did so because of a lack of information. Our vote was not a vote against Golf Green Partners, he said. Seeing more about the lease is doing our due diligence. What are our risks for continuing to own the course? Revenue could go down. We need more time, a couple of more weeks. Finance Committee Chair Tom Olson addressed the boards rejecting both offers to buy the property. We rejected those offers because they required the town to hold the paper, he said. If they cant make good on payments, then were back where we started. They are people with no money; they dont have the money. Were saying show us the money. Commissioner Kevin Piccarreto indicated he was uneasy with the deal because of there was so little time to study it. The timing of the meeting was tight; the holidays were in the way granted, but we need feedback, he said. Yet, we have to make a decision. As it is now, the management company doesnt know where it is going; they cant generate more membership or do anything else. Commission Tom Shelly, who is a real estate agent, told the commission that he agreed with the lease deal because now is not the time to sell a golf course. Commissioner Michael Wilkinson agreed with him. Commissioner Stephen Fowler indicated he would have liked more time to study the lease deal and wondered why the town couldnt keep the status quo and just extend the current deal with Golf Green Partners. In the end he, along with Piccarreto and the others voted to go ahead with the 10-year deal. Maxwell and Ottinger will be back at another special commission meeting on Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. with the specifics of the lease for final approval by the commission. Saturdays, 9200 113th St. N., Seminole; and 7770 52nd St., Pinellas Park The last day to request a ballot be mailed was Wednesday, Jan. 8. Visit www.votepinellas.com or call 464-VOTE (8383). Ballots may also be picked up in Supervisor of Elections Offices; however, mail ballot pickup and voting in Elections Offices on Election Day is only permitted in the case of an emergency. A new state law requires that a voter or voters designee must sign an affidavit affirming that the voter is unable to go to his/her polling place on Election Day due to an emergency and provide the reason for the emergency. This affidavit and the information provided becomes a public record when submitted to the Supervisor of Elections. Voters may track their ballot status online at www.votepinellas.com to find out the date the ballot was mailed and the date the voted ballot was received by the supervisor of elections. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. For a list of precincts and polling places visit votepinellas.com. City calendar City calendarLargo Central ParkThe Largo Central Park is at 101 Central Park Drive. Within the park are the Largo Public Library, at 120 Ce ntral Park Drive and Largo Cultural Center, 105 Ce ntral Park Drive. For information about events, call 587-6740, ext. 5014 or visit LargoEvents.com.Geological Society holds showLARGO The Pinellas Geological Society Inc., a nonprofit gem and mineral hobby club, will hold its 38th annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show and Sale Friday through Sunday, Jan. 10-12 at the Largo Cultural Center, Parkside Room. Times for the show are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free to the event. Members of the Geological Society and others will show their cut gems, silver and gold jewelry, wire wrap, beading, cabochons and collections of rocks and minerals for their viewing pleasure and purchase at the show. Attendees can participate in a drawing for $1.50. For information about the show or the club, call Leona at 894-2440.Touch-a-Truck returns to LargoLARGO Bring the whole family out to climb, honk and play around in every vehicle you can imagine at Largos 19th annual Touch-aTruck Saturday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Largo Central Park. The free event will include fire trucks, dump trucks, motorcycles, buses, a Bayflight helicopter and more. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatables, train rides along Largo Central Railroad, Rocketship Car rides around the block and a food court in the middle of the park. All ages are welcome. Limited on-site parking is available, and park and walk will be offered from Largo Middle and High School. Wristbands, on sale for $5, will be required for some activities including inflatables and Rocketship Car ride. In conjunction with the event, the city will host its second annual outdoor community wide business expo. Learn about services, products and programs that local businesses and the city of Largo can offer your family.Library Friends host saleLARGO The Friends of Largo Public Library will host a semi-annual sale featuring a wide variety of donations and library discards at low prices the weekend of Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, at the library. A preview sale for members of the Friends will be open Thursday, Jan. 30, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Join the Friends to get access to get first pick at the great bargains. The public sale will be Friday, Jan. 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit www.largopubliclibrary.org.Movies shown in Central ParkLARGO Grab blankets and chairs and join the city of Largo for a free movie on the big screen Friday, Feb 14, dusk, at Largo Central Park. Themed activities will be held an hour before each movie. Onsite parking and concessions will be available. No alcohol permitted. This event is free and open to all ages. For the movie showing at this monthly event, visit largoevents.com. Call 587-6751.Largo Community CenterThe Largo Community Center is at 400 Alt. Keene Road. Visit Largo CommunityCenter.com or call 518-3131.Sing around the campfireLARGO Imperial Palms will sponsor a campfire sing-along Friday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. Come sit around the campfire as we make smores and listen to great music. Bring chairs, blankets and enthusiasm. Refreshments will be served. The cost is $3.Fair offers volunteer opportunitiesLARGO Find your perfect volunteer opportunity during the Health, Wellness and Volunteer Recruitment Fair Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. More than 20 different organizations will be looking for volunteers during this free event. Organizations are geared toward health and wellness showcasing their products.Chorus hosts dinner showcaseLARGO Tickets are on sale for the Barbershop Chorus annual Matinee Dinner and Music Showcase, held Sunday, Feb. 2, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. See some of the areas best performers light up the stage for this monthly production while enjoying a dinner. Tickets are $14. Weekly events Bridge games: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 to 4 p.m. All players are welcome to join the American Contract Bridge Leaguesanctioned games. The cost is $4 with membership or $5, with snacks included. Call Joan Waff at 895-9073. Ballroom dancing: Thursdays, 6:45 to 9 p.m. Carol Baker will lead a lesson from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by open dancing. The cost is $8. Square dancing: Fridays, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Spend the evening dancing country-style to professional caller Allen Snell. The cost is $6. Swing dancing: Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m. Enjoy an evening of dancing and socializing on a 5,600-square-foot sprung hardwood floor. Free lessons offered from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by a dance with music by DJ Savoy Swing. The cost is $6 with a recreation card and $7 without a recreation card. Bay Area Singles and Couples Dance : Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m. Dress to impress, and join about 150 singles and friends of all ages to dance to an extensive music library to fit every taste. Cost is $8.Highland Recreation ComplexHighland Recreation Complex is at 400 Highland Ave. Visit High landRecreation.com or call 518-3016.Build with Bricks 4 Kids workshopLARGO Kids ages 5-13 are invited to build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of Lego Bricks, using one-of-a-kind model plans designed by Bricks 4 Kidz during the Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop Saturday, Jan. 25, 1 to 2:30 p.m., at the Highland Recreation Complex. This parent-and-me workshop will focus on air, land and space. Each workshop begins with an instructor led discussion related to the model of the day, while introducing science, technology, engineering and math. After the model is built, enjoys a period of free-play. The cost is $15 per child. Preregistration is requiredLes Mills Body Pump launchesLARGO Les Mills Body Pump will launch during a free event Saturday, Feb. 1, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., at Highland Recreation Complex. Join the new music rand new Body Pump moves in this extended class for an increased calorie burn. Raffle prizes given away.Highland offers deep-sea fishing classLARGO Registration is open for a four-week fishing class and deep-sea excursion Wednesdays, Feb. 5-26, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Highland Recreation Complex. Learn fish identification, angler etiquette, knot tying, casting, rules, regulations, types of equipment, lures and baits. After the weekly class, participants will jump aboard the Double Eagle for a deep sea fishing trip Sunday, March 2, 8 a.m. to noon. All participants must have a valid Largo membership card. The cost is $56 for residents or $70 for nonresidents and includes the four classes, half a day of deep-sea fishing out on the Gulf of Mexico and the necessary bait, poles and tackle for the trip. The deadline to register is Jan. 29. A legal guardian must register and accompany minors during class and excursion. For more details, call 587-6740, ext. 5008.Southwest Recreation ComplexSouthwest Recreation Complex, which includes an aquatic complex, is at 13120 Vonn Road. Call 518-3125 for recreation or 518-3126 for the pool. Visit PlayLargo.comor LargoPools.com.Southwest hosts garage saleLARGO The Southwest Community Garage Sale will be Wednesday, Jan. 18, 8 a.m. to noon, at Southwest Recreation Complex. Browse the variety of items at more than 60 tables sold out for this indoor garage sale. Admission is free.Scrapbook all weekend at HighlandLARGO Join a weekend of scrapbooking fun at Crop Till You Drop, starting Friday, Jan. 31, 4 p.m. until Sunday, Feb. 2, 5 p.m., at the Highland Recreation Complex. Registration includes six meals, snacks and drinks throughout the weekend. The cost for the whole weekend is $85 before Jan. 17 or $100 thereafter. Saturday only is $55 before Jan. 17 or $65 thereafter. The event will be closed from midnight to 8 a.m. each night.Complex hosts Valentine event for childrenLARGO Children ages 5 and younger are invited to wear red and celebrate Valentines Day with themed crafts, snacks and games Wednesday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to noon, at the Southwest Recreation Complex. A parent, grandparent or caregiver is required to participate in the the My Little Valentine event. Early registration is $5. The cost on the day of the event is $8. LCC, from page 1A VOTING, from page 1A GOLF CLUB, from page 1A Photo courtesy of LILY CORTESMariachi singer Lily Cortes records a song for her album, Mi Mxico.to ask why the center had a long standing reputation for ignoring its Hispanic community. Mayor Pat Gerard explained in a response that a service helps the center forecast performance bookings. Previous Latin artist brought in lackluster ticket sales, she wrote. Since we have limited funds to hire talent, we have to make selections very carefully, she explained. The city has scheduled a meeting with the McCarthys on Jan. 14 to address their concerns. Gerard said she was eager to hear what they had to say. The city did not intentionally stop scheduling Hispanic performers. Its not something we talked about before. We schedule things that are going to draw people, she said recently. Over the years, and especially since the city has been financially restrained, the city has been under pressure to subsidize the Cultural Center less and less, Gerard said. Its never going to break even. We want to make sure were not just pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into it every year. she said. Most organizations approach the city about potential shows or performances; city staff doesnt recruit many acts. Very few of those organizations pull in a profit from their Largo shows, the Eight OClock Theatre being one of them, Gerard said. On a yearly basis, the city reviews requests for city sponsorships, which will result in a lower cost for certain bookings in the center or the surrounding park, but the city cant waive all fees, she said. As you probably already know, our biggest success with the Hispanic community has been in our parks, she wrote to McCarthy. Hispanic families are the dominant group in Largo Central Park nearly every weekend and participate in many of our special events for families. We are anxious to expand their participation. Cortes was offended by the offer. She wasnt asking for an event in a park, she said. Im good for the dog parks, Im good for the sidewalks, and Im good for the grass, but Im not good for the inside of the building, she said. The citys policy creates a discriminatory effect, a concept a civic rights activist recently explained to McCarthy, he said. Because the population who would be interested in a Hispanic show at the Largo Cultural Center might not be able to afford the tickets there, the resulting effect is economic discrimination, if nothing else, he said. And the center was built with local taxpayer funds, meaning that it should be more open to the residents who helped pay for it. The McCarthys hope to work with the city to develop a Hispanic outreach program, modeled after the one the city of Clearwater has. At this point, a token Hispanic event meant to appease their complaints wont be enough, McCarthy said. Lilys not going to perform there, he said. No one is going to show up, because it has a reputation in the area for not welcoming Hispanics or not having Hispanic events there period. Lilys not going to fix that. But an ongoing effort to reach out to the Hispanic population might eventually bring a more representative mix of artists to the Largo Cultural Center. We have nothing to gain from this, McCarthy said. The reason why were pushing this is we may have children some day, and who do they have to look up to?Culture shockA lack of representation in the arts is just the tip of the iceberg, McCarthy said. As a white American, McCarthy said he didnt believe the type of discrimination his wife was subject to when she first moved to Largo with him four years ago. The work stories she told him seemed far-fetched, not typical of what he understood to be the American experience. Cortes had a good career in Mexico, as a counselor for an equivalent department of children and families and working at a radio station on afternoons and weekends. She had a recognized degree in her native country, something she has to reprove in the United States. The couple met in Playa de Carmen, Mexico, right before midnight at a party celebrating Mexican Independence Day in 2006. He was on a diving vacation with his best friend, having just left the Navy. A friend dragged her to the salsa club. Both were unprepared to meet anyone to settle down with. I was singing Mexican music. I didnt expect my (American) husband on Sept. 16, Cortes said. The two started exchanging emails, which they had to run through respective translators because neither spoke the others language. Cortes thought they might just be friends, and at first didnt even believe him when McCarthy asked her to be his girlfriend. Cortes was a mess when she finally moved to the United States to marry McCarthy. She cried every day. It was a very traumatic experience to go to a foreign country, he said. Cortes enrolled in an English class as a Second Language course and began to apply for jobs. Because she said she was Mexican, people assumed she had come for the housekeeping jobs. She said she felt like her reception was, Welcome to the United States! Heres a mop. That (didnt) break my spirit, she said. My self was formed in another country. Still, it was hard. Cortes got a job working as a housekeeper in a nursing home, but wasnt allowed to clean inside the private rooms. Whenever something went missing, the residents automatically assumed it was the Mexican, she said. One of her co-workers, a European, told her to say she was Cuban instead and avoid some of the discrimination. Pride wouldnt allow her to float the lie. I answered her, Thank you, because you want to help me, but I am Mexican, Cortes said. Theyre going to realize I am Mexican, and thats it. I cannot tell them I am from another nationality. Things didnt start getting better until Cortes found the Coalition of Hispanic Artists, a local group that helped her find hope in a foreign country. Through them, she started singing professionally again. Singing is my therapy. Its my medicine because the people dont like to see at my job (that) I am Mexican, she said. But when I am singing Mexican songs, I think, (Theres) so much dignity and quality to this art. But the group had their own troubles. Without much funds to book larger venues, the artists were left to find space to present their songs, paintings and dance at local restaurants looking to bring in more customers with live performances. Booking at private venues often becomes problematic, the couple explained. The artists have been extorted to pay more money at the last minute before their performance. One painters life work was stolen when an owner closed the restaurant suddenly, packed everything up and moved to Colombia. Cortes currently performs on a regular basis at Casa Ramos in Tampa, one of a chain of restaurants whose owner believes in promoting and paying artists with the dignity they deserve, Cortes said. Shes happy there, but admits that her experience is rare.Culturally relevantMariachi music is identified by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as a world heritage music. Its identified all over the world, but its also in need of preservation, McCarthy said. Theres a need for education, a need for passing on to the next generation. But its a struggle to find a public place to showcase the art to a community that lives in the shadows, sometimes because they are undocumented or know someone that is, McCarthy said. Hispanics dont really have the public spaces. They dont have places to exhibit their art; they dont have places to perform. Theyre kind of excluded, he said. Thats how this started, with the whole Largo Cultural Center. Gerard said the purpose of the Cultural Center was to provide low cost, quality entertainment to Largo residents, an alternative to the bigger venues that only sell tickets at around $100. And the city always is looking for good acts. But the ticket sales are the catch. There are 400 seats in there. Were not going to put something in there thats only going to draw 25 people, she said. She said she does think that there are enough Hispanics in the greater Largo area to draw in if we did something of quality. I think wed need help from the community, she said, reiterating a desire to work with the McCarthys and any group that wants to spearhead a Hispanic showcase or other performance with the city. Ill be interested to see what we can put together. McCarthy emphasizes that he and his wife arent troublemakers. But the fight is worth pursuing, even if they have to file a lawsuit. Society is changing. There are more Hispanics in the community, but they still live in the shadows, he said. They still live in the dark. To find Lily Cortes music, visit www.lilycortes.com.

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The commission also will conduct a public hearing on unanticipated carry-forward of grant funds from fiscal year 2013 to fiscal year 2014 for $270,310 to the Justice Coordination program within the Department of Safety and Emergency Services. A second hearing on allowing the dispending of alcoholic beverages within the M-1 Zoning District also will be conducted Jan. 14. The hearing is in response to the growing popularity of craft beer. A code change would allow local breweries to serve their products on their premises within the guidelines set forth by code. Public hearings scheduled for the first meeting of the month begin at 9:30 a.m. in the fifth floor Assembly Room of the Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Clearwater. The agenda will be posted on Thursday prior to the meeting at www.PinellasCounty.org. By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Pinellas County Commissioners will get a busy start to the new year with at least six public hearings scheduled for January. Commissioners approved advertising for the hearings Dec. 10 during the last meeting of 2013. County Attorney Jim Bennett advised the commission to move the public hearing on proposed amendments to the Animal Services from Jan. 14 to Jan. 28 due to the number of hearings set for the first Tuesday meeting of 2014. The commission will consider changes to code Jan. 28 for dangerous dogs, neglect, hold times and mandatory sterilization paid for by the owner for animals found running loose and brought to Animal Services shelter two times within 24 months.Countywide Planning Authority hearingsThe first of two public hearings by the commission sitting as the Countywide Planning Authority is set for Jan. 14 with a second hearing on Jan. 28 to consider proposed amendments to the countywide rules for preservation of industrial lands. The Pinellas Planning Council approved a resolution, 10-0, Nov. 13, recommending that the Countywide Planning Authority amend the countywide rules to convert industrially designated land to another category and highlight the desirability of incorporating additional criteria into the Countywide Plan. Changing the rules would assist the PPC and CPA in making decisions regarding the conversion of industrially designated land, according to a staff report. The PPC and county staff believes it would be beneficial to have such criteria adopted as part of the Countywide Rules. The proposal also includes definitions of four new terms that are used in the criteria. In a separate but related matter, the CPA will conduct a final hearing Jan. 14 on a proposed amendment to the Countywide Future Land Use Plan for 34.6 acres in the city of Safety Harbor. The commission, sitting as the CPA, denied the request May 7, saying it was important to preserve the countys industrial land. Approval of the rezoning, which was backed by the city of Safety Harbor, would have allowed redevelopment of the property and construction of a 246-unit apartment complex that would have fronted S.R. 590 and an office building that would have fronted McMullen Booth Road. However, approval would have resulted in the loss of 15.8 acres of land that could be used by an industry to provide much-needed jobs in Pinellas. The approval also would not add to the countys affordable housing inventory. The Richman Group of Florida had planned to build high-end apartments, with a one bedroom renting for $1,000, a two bedroom for $1,300 and a three bedroom for $1,500. The Richman Group subsequently sued the county. The Jan. 14 public hearing is in response to a recommended order from an administrative hearing.County Commission hearingsAmending the county code on false alarms is the subject of a Jan. 14 public hearing by the board of county commissioners. According to a memo from Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, the amendment is BriefsDOH partners with tax collectorIn August 2013, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County opened a satellite Vital Statistics office at its health department in St. Petersburg to serve the community. That satellite office closed Dec. 31. However, birth records now are available at the Tax Collectors Office at 1800 66th St. N., St. Petersburg. Additional Tax Collectors Office locations will follow later in 2014. We always strive to provide excellent service to the community and we are happy to be partnering with the Tax Collectors Office, which also places a high emphasis on customer service, said Dr. Claude M. Dharamraj, DOH-Pinellas Director. Since birth records are needed to procure and renew driver licenses, the partnership between DOH-Pinellas and the Tax Collectors Office makes the process easier for the community. Instead of making two trips or waiting for birth records to arrive by mail, residents will be able to complete both transactions at the same Tax Collectors Office. I am pleased to announce our partnership with the Department of Health to provide this service to our residents, said Pinellas County Tax Collector Diane Nelson. Were always looking for ways to add convenience to our office, and this allows customers who need a birth certificate to avoid another trip to a different office. Vital Statistics is located at DOH-Pinellas Mid-County Health Department, 8751 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Birth records purchased there are $13; the Tax Collectors Office will add a $6.25 fee for records purchased at its office. For information, call 507-4330, ext. 7613, or visit www.PinellasHealth.com/BirthDeath_Certificates.asp.Clerk plans Valentines weddingsKen Burke, clerk of the circuit court and comptroller, has announced that numerous couples will be joined together for one group wedding ceremony on Valentines Day, Friday, Feb. 14, in the romantic Wedding Garden at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. This is the eighth year the Clerks Office is hosting this event, which has become a county tradition. Up to 50 couples are expected to participate. As part of the ceremony, the couples will be treated to a poem written by Myriam Irizarry, chief deputy director of the clerks office, musical serenades by the Charmonizers Barbershop Quartet and a solo performed by George Morrison, retired deputy clerk. The couples and their guests will share wedding cake and refreshments provided by local sponsors. The Florida Botanical Gardens provides the perfect setting for this very special day for the couples, said Burke. The clerk has waived the normal $30 fee to perform the marriage. Standard marriage license fees will still apply. To participate, couples must sign up at one of the designated Pinellas County Clerks Offices by Friday, Jan. 31. The number of couples may be limited due to space. To be eligible to register to participate, application for a marriage license must be made between now and Feb. 11. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in the Wedding Garden at Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road. Couples will receive a special Commemorative Marriage Certificate, which will be mailed within one week from the date of the ceremony with the official Certificate of Marriage. All couples should arrive at the Botanical Gardens by 1 p.m. on the day of the event with their marriage license and identification. For more information regarding the process and locations to apply for a marriage license, contact Recording Services at 464-3008, or visit www.mypinellasclerk.org For more information about the Wedding Garden and/or the Florida Botanical Gardens visit www.flbg.org.Get wise to tax identity theftIdentity theft is a serious crime. It occurs when personal information is stolen and used without your knowledge to commit fraud or other crimes. Identity theft can cost time and money, destroy your credit and ruin your good name. The Federal Trade Commission has named Jan. 13 to 17 Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. The FTC will host national and regional events designed to raise awareness about tax identity theft and provide consumers with tips on how to protect themselves and what to do if they become victims. Accounting for more than 43 percent of the commissions identity theft complaints in 2012, tax identity theft was the largest category of identity theft complaints by a substantial margin. In addition, the percentage of tax identification theft complaints nearly doubled, from just over 24 percent in 2011. Events planned for the week include webinars led by FTC staff in both English and Spanish, a bilingual Twitter chat hosted by @FTC and @laFTC, and a series of regional events hosted by the FTC throughout the country with a focus on states with the highest number of tax identity theft complaints. A schedule of events is available on the Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week webpage, along with links to planning materials and helpful information for consumers. Visit tinyurl.com/o4wt6c9. For more consumer tips, call 464-6200 or email consumer @pinellascounty.org. A video about consumer services is available at www.you tube.com/pcctv1. The Largo Leader welcomes your news! Email information and notices to Largo Leader Editor Juliana Torres at jtorres@TBNweekly.com. You also can send mail to 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 or call 397-5563, ext. 324. Our deadline for announcements is Friday at noon.

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Adam Geissenberger said the investigation of the incident had revealed that Anthony McClaney, 29, and his grandmother, mother and mothers fiance were staying in the same room at the Town Place Suites after they were displaced from their Largo home due to a fire. At some point before the shooting, McClaney walked into the bathroom and his mother called out and asked him what he was doing. A short while later, he exited the bathroom and walked into the room where his mother was reading a book and her fianc, Mitchell Arnold, 48, was watching television. Without a word, McClaney drew a .38 revolver and shot Arnold one time in the face, the report said. McClaney then turned to his mother and, while holding the revolver to his head, said, I am going to meet Jesus, momma, and shot himself in the head. Officers arrived and secured the scene while the Pinellas Park Fire Department rendered aid to the two subjects. Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene and McClaney was transported to Bayfront Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He died Jan. 2.Firefighters cut 5 people out of wreckCLEARWATER Clearwater Fire and Rescue and Clearwater Police responded to a two-vehicle wreck on Dec. 31 at Myrtle Avenue and Palm Bluff Street where five people were trapped inside an overturned vehicle. Firefighters had to cut the people out of the wreckage, according to a fire report. Three people, including a little girl, were taken to Mease Hospital in Dunedin for treatment of minor injuries. Myrtle Avenue was shut down after the collision. Police beat Police beat Photos courtesy of CLEARWATER FIRE AND RESCUEFirefighters work to cut five people out of an overturned vehicle on Dec. 31.Big Brothers Big Sisters announces new boardLARGO Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County announces its 2014 board of directors, including president of the board David Fox and new members Bethlee McLaughlin, Todd Simmons and Debbie Booth. Fox, the senior vice president of manufacturing and advertising content for Cox Target Media/Valpak, takes over leadership from the immediate past president, Lisa Letizio, chief human resources officer at HSN. Board co-vice presidents are Joe Murray of Christian International School of Healthcare Profession and Beth Vivio, a community volunteer. The boards newest members are community leaders in their own right. McLaughlin is the senior vice president of the project management office and partner relations team at HSN, having joined the company in 1999. Simmons serves as the vice president of operational and service effectiveness at Ceridian and is responsible for providing service to more than 500,000 customers. Booth is executive vice president of global operationsat Catalina Marketing and oversees operations and human resources. She also serves as chair of the board for the Catalina Charitable Foundation. Other members of this years board include: Sergio Cadavid, treasurer of Jabil; Allie Cantonis, community volunteer; Alex Chamberlain, executive director of EasyLiving; Sheri Chancey, representative of Hernando and Citrus counties; Katie Cole, attorney at Hill Ward Henderson; Sean Goodrich, first vice president of investments at Raymond James & Associates; Kevin Hawkins, CEO of Mid-Atlantic Finance; Michael Kalt, senior vice president of Tampa Bay Rays development and business affairs; James Nichols, president of Nichols Insurance; David Phillips of Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, P.A.; George Spowart, chief marketing officer of PODS Enterprises; Joe Trepani, senior vice president and corporate controller of Tech Data Corporation, and Damita Davis Wren, president of DavisWren CPA & Associates. Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers Bigs and children Littles. 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Ensuring that we deliver not just any plan, but the right plan for you. LIFE WELL PLANNED. 010214 PER AID PERAID $ 999 010914 Around townBecome an advocate for abused childrenST. PETERSBURG Be an advocate for abused and neglected children by learning about the guardian ad litem program Wednesday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m., at the St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N. Guardians ad litem advocate in court and in the child welfare system for abused, abandoned, and neglected children. More than 1,000 such children in Pinellas County do not have a guardian ad litem. The guardian ad litem visits the child every month, becomes familiar with the childs case and makes recommendations to the court to help ensure the child has a safe, caring, and stable home. No prior experience is necessary. You will be well trained and supported by an experienced supervisory and legal staff. Once trained, volunteers give an average of 10 hours a month. Call 647-1858 for or visit www.guardianadlitem6.org to submit an application.Book signing setCLEARWATER Author Robert Banks will have a book signing event on Saturday, Jan. 18, 1 to 3 p.m., at Barns & Noble, 23654 U.S. 19 N. where he will sign copies of his book, The Lost Coast Conspiracy. In this book, Trav helps his old Coast Guard buddy find a mysterious box that has been hidden away for 19 years in a cave embedded in the cliffs along that very coast. This discovery places the unwitting Trav and Carol in the crosshairs of the notorious and ruthless Al Kemp. Call 877-727-0697 or email michelle@keymgc.com.Military officers plan meetingST. PETERSBURG The St. Petersburg chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will host its installation luncheon Friday, Jan. 17, at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. Social hour will begin at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. The speaker will be Vice Admiral Norb Ryan Jr., president of the national MOAA. The Military Officers Association meets for lunch on third Fridays. Military officers that are retired, active duty or former officers and their spouses or widows are invited to attend. For reservations, call Bill Bolin at 584-1595.Hawkeye fans outnumber Tigers on the beach By ALEXANDRA LUNDAHLCLEARWATER The University of Iowa Hawkeyes may have vastly outnumbered the Louisiana State University Tigers fans at the Outback Bowl Beach Day in Clearwater on Dec. 30, but that didnt keep the Tigers from toppling the Hawkeyes 21-14 at the game on New Years Day. The Outback Bowl pits the third-ranked teams of the Big Ten and the SEC against each other, but fans and team members enjoy several days of activities, fun and tailgating leading up to the big game. This year, those events included a Busch Gardens team outing, a players hospital visit at Tampa General, a players night at Splitsville in Channelside for both players and fans, Battle of the Bands, a New Years Eve gala, and of course, Beach Day on Clearwater Beach. The fact that they were outnumbered didnt bother hardcore LSU fans. Mona Kelly, originally of Thibodaux, La., and now a Clearwater resident still proudly boasts her Louisiana drawl and has been an LSU fan all her life. I was born a fan. Even while still in my mamas womb. Were the tigers. The mighty, mighty tigers, Kelly said, the accent coming through as mah-ty tah-gers. Forty-seven years Ive been a fan. I would walk on coals for my team. Josh Bellcock and his son, Brooks, 8, are Hawkeyes fans from Sac City, Iowa. They were enjoying playing a giant game of chess together, with game pieces half the size of Brooks. They were loving the beach and the Florida weather. They had left the day before, where there was a high of negative 2 degrees at home and it was negative 10 in Minneapolis, where they flew out of. So this feels pretty good, Josh said. Beach Day provided plenty of entertainment, from a chance to pose in front of a giant sand sculpture of the Outback Bowl and both teams logos, entertainment from both schools marching bands, cheerleading and dance teams, a cheerleader tug-of-war competition, live music, a trivia contest and appearances by both coaches. Photo by ALEXANDRA LUNDAHLThe Hawkeyes Spirit Squad and Herky show off their skills for throngs of Iowa fans at Beach Day.

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Kellie Sipos, executive director of Saddle Up, said she and her husband laid out thousands of dollars to renovate a home on the property that was condemned by the city of Pinellas Park on Aug. 12 and was never reimbursed by the landlord. She said she only withheld the rent to force Keith Johnson of Park Ranch, LLC to meet with her. At a Dec. 20 court date, which Sipos missed, a judge ordered that Saddle Up vacate the property. Sipos said she called the court and Johnsons lawyer 24 hours in advance to let them know she wouldnt be at the court and would voluntarily leave the property. Im just tired of all this fighting, Sipos said. Life is short. Its not worth all these battles. Now I just want to focus on the positive. On Dec. 21, with the help of volunteers, Saddle Up relocated onto nearly 5 acres directly east of its former home that are owned by Nancy Sparks. The womans a saint. Shes an angel, Sipos said. Shes been phenomenal. The move onto Sparks land is just a temporary fix. Sipos is still raising funds to help buy land for Saddle Ups future home. A bid on property in Safety Harbor fell through, but Sipos said she is making an offer on 2 acres in Pinellas Park not far from where Saddle Up is located now. She plans to build an All-Abilities Equestrian Center, which will be a completely disabled-friendly handicap-accessible facility. The total cost to purchase the land and build a new barn and arena will cost about $350,000, Sipos said. For information on their fundraising campaign, visit www.youcaring.com/nonprofits/ help-us-build-all-abilities-equestr ian-center-for-therapy/101371. She said she also plans to apply for a commercial loan, and has several investors for the project. We are fine and actually going to be better than ever, Sipos said. We just need the communitys support. Saddle Up will host a concession stand at a Sunday, Jan. 19 riding event at Helen Howarth Park, 6301 94th Ave. N. The event is open to riders of all abilities. The organization also will hold a used tack sale to help raise funds to feed and care for their horses during this transition period. Horse rides will be given to the general public from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 4 p.m. for $5 a ride. Basketball Warehouse to host reopening LARGO The Basketball Warehouse, at 6360 118th Ave. N., will host a grand reopening celebration Saturday, Jan. 11, 1 to 3 p.m. The event will celebrate the newly remodeled Basketball Warehouse, a nonprofit basketball training facility for youth. Attendees may register children in grades four through 11 during the event. All skills levels are welcome. The event will include food, drink, shooting contests and prizes for attendees. Information regarding competitive travel and developmental teams, practice times, and fees also will be available. Call Allen Williams at 235-4726 or email Belinda @TheBasketballWarehouse.com.Association to tour cultural centerThe Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation will host the January networking meeting of the Belleair Bluffs Business Association. Members and guests are invited to enjoy a tour of the Largo Cultural Center and learn about the Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation and how their efforts impact our local community. Bring a door prize and introduce your business. Refreshments will be served. The event will be held Thursday, Jan. 9, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. RSVP to 686-8797.Quaker Steak and Lube to host motorcycle expoCLEARWATER For the fourth year in a row, the annual Florida Motorcycle Expo and Bike Builder Invitational will be presented Friday through Sunday, Jan. 24-26, at Quaker Steak and Lube, 10400 49th St. N. The event will be the 16th annual expo overall with attendance estimated near 20,000 to 30,000 over the weekend as in the past few years. There will be live bands all weekend long featured on the Jagermeister Stage including The Soul Circus Cowboys, The Greg Billings Band, Jeff Vitolo & The Quarter Mile Rebels, Bobby Friss, The Black Honkeys, The Jaded Band and Stormbringer. There also will be giveaways sponsored by St. Pete Powersports as well as a man cave giveaway that includes a pool table, TV and much more. Friday night there will be a LED bike show and burlesque show by Le Teaze. Saturday brings a free fireworks display and Miss Full Throttle Bikini Contest sponsored by XRockxs. Sunday will have one of the biggest ride-in bike shows in the area and the Bike Builder Invitational awards will be given out including $10,000 in cash and $10,000 in prizes including a custom built, one-of-a-kind, championship ring made by Continental Wholesale Diamonds. Attendees also will have an opportunity to meet Paul Sr. and Rick Petko from Orange County Choppers all weekend long. The event is free and open to the public. Hours are Friday, 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit www.floridafullthrottle.com.Kitchen Solvers franchisees honoredCLEARWATER Shane Svarczkopf and William Newkirk, owners of the Kitchen Solvers of the Gulf Coast franchise, were honored by the corporate headquarters during the Kitchen Solvers National Convention held in La Crosse, Wis., recently. Svarczkopf and Newkirk received honors for exceptional sales performance and were presented with the Outstanding Sales Growth, All-Star Team Top Five Sales, and Top Sales Producer awards for 2013. The Outstanding Sales Growth award recognizes franchisees experiencing a 51 percent or more increase in sales from the previous year. Kitchen Solvers of the Gulf Coast was one of just four franchise outlets from among more than 40 to receive this award. Svarczkopf and Newkirk also received the All-Star Team Top Five Sales award. Franchisees receive AllStar Team designation for ranking among the five best in annual sales system-wide. In addition, the duo received the Top Sales Producer award for ranking first in annual sales for 2013. Svarczkopf and Newkirk purchased their Kitchen Solvers franchise in March of 2009. The franchise serves Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs and surrounding communities. Kitchen Solvers of the Gulf Coast offers numerous kitchen and bath remodeling services that include cabinet re-facing, new cabinetry, custom countertops, kitchen planning and design, lighting, flooring and kitchen accessories. BriefcaseSaddle Up searches for a home RE/MAX All Star to offer balloon ridesSEMINOLE RE/MAX All Star will be providing tethered hot air balloon rides Saturday, Jan. 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., as part of the grand opening of The Cove at Bay Pines, 5000 100th Way N., in Bay Pines. Balloon rides will be offered wind and weather permitting and donations to the Childrens Miracle Network will be received in exchange for rides. For more information, call 391-9599 or visit www.RemaxAllStar.com.

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Each year I bring the subject up, but that is only because I consider it such an important one. New years is simply a convenient time to reassess our genealogical challenges and do something about them. During the year when normal life activities compete for attention along with our research, it is often easy to lose our way to lose track of what is most important to us in our research quests. Some well-considered New Years resolutions can do a lot to maintain needed focus during the year. And no small reward is the good feelings that come along with being able to cross a completed resolution off the list. An important side benefit of coming up with resolutions is the thought process that by necessity has to come before the writing of any resolutions. This is the assessment that must be made of the state of our research to date, the review of the data that we have collected already, the documents that we have collected, the interviews we have conducted, etc. It is only through this assessment are we able to see where the holes in our research are, what the overlooked or ignored tasks are that keep us from moving forward. And it is those items, of course, that can benefit from the resolution-making process. The list does not have to be long, but it does have to contain items that are important to our research. Typically they are items that contain a degree of difficulty and hence may be ones that we would naturally neglect. That is why we benefit from writing them down and keeping them visible as the year progresses. I wont bore you with the mechanics of writing good resolutions, but suffice it to say that as much as possible the items should be specific and measureable and have a time limit set for them. That ensures that they are doable, and you will be able to tell when you have completed the item. After all, it is only when you have completed them that you get the satisfaction of crossing them off the list. Let me share with you three of my 10 or so resolutions. One is to read at least one genealogy how-to book each quarter and write a review of it. It is important for me because I could include that review in this column, and most surely include it in a newsletter that I write, and even in a genealogy Blog I contribute to. This item appears on my list every year, and that focus helps me stay on task and accomplish it. Another is to research my mothers grandfathers line of descendants. I want to uncover as many cousins as I can in this task. I usually get so wrapped up in finding ancestors (researching back in time), that I can use the nudge of a resolution to help me adjust my usual mode of research. In this case I want to start with my greatgrandfather and work forward in time to the present. Not forward to me, of course, but forward through all those collateral lines of descendants. I could easily end up with scores of cousins using this approach. The final resolution I will share is to attend at least three genealogy seminars during the year. This requires a bit of planning and preparation: choosing the seminar, arranging travel if needed, budgeting the expenses, etc. This is something that I could easily put off doing until the opportunity has passed and I have missed the event completely. It will require a timely survey of conferences to be sure I identify ones that will be most beneficial to me, and ones that are feasible to attend in light of other obligations I have. So there you have three from my list. They are not necessarily unique to me, but they are important, and that is what counts. I hope you have been motivated to do a bit of assessment and planning after reading this. Like most travels, our research journey will not end up where we intend without some serious consideration and forethought. Resolutions can give us a roadmap we need to successfully guide key elements of our family history research. As an end note, and just in case attending a seminar may be on your list also, let me give a plug for the Pinellas Genealogy Society Seminar coming up on Feb. 8. It is co-sponsored by the Largo Public Library and will take place there from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It features a professional genealogist and noted speaker, Jack Butler, who will make four presentations during the day. There will be an additional three break-out speakers as well. In addition to the speakers the registration fee also includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and beverages throughout the day. You also will find a huge book sale, raffles, door prizes, and a wonderful opportunity to network with other researchers, both new and experienced. You can read more about the speakers topics and get a registration form by going to the Society website at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com or by dropping by the Genealogy Center at the Largo Public Library. Happy New Year to all.Peter Summers is an amateur genealogist who has been working on his family history since 1972. He is past president of the Pinellas Genealogy Society.Why new years resolutions are a genealogists friend Genealogy exposedPeter Summers Military achievementsFrankecha MacfieCLEARWATER Air Force Airman Frankecha Macfie recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Macfie is the daughter of Marie Fagundo of Clearwater, and Frankie Macfie of Dix Hills, N.Y. She is a 2011 graduate of Clearwater High School. He is a 2011 graduate of Tarpon Springs High School. He earned an associate degree in 2013 from the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College.Paul McWadeLARGO Air Force Airman Paul McWade recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. McWade is the son of Theresa Hubble of St. Petersburg, and Paul McWade of Largo. He is a 2012 graduate of Pinellas Park High School. Henry is the son of Susan and Glen Henry of St. Petersburg. He is a 2007 graduate of Dixie Hollins High School.Michael DealyPALM HARBOR Air Force Airman Michael Dealy recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Dealy is the son of David Dealy of Palm Bay, and Patricia McManus of Palm Harbor. He is a 2012 graduate of Bayside High School, Palm Bay. Frankecha Macfie Paul McWade Michael DealyGavin Rogers PALM HARBOR Army National Guard Pfc. Gavin Rogers recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Rogers is the son of Danielle and Arthur Rogers and brother of Brittany Rogers, all of Palm Harbor.Matthew HenryST. PETERSBURG Army Pvt. Matthew Henry recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Read more news, community events and entertainment throughout Pinellas County at www.TBNweekly.com.

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Exp. 1/31/14 Christopher and Lourdes Licata of Seminole recently announced the engagement of their son QM2 (SW) Christopher Louis Licata III to Jennifer Lynn Resler, daughter of Robert and Shelly Resler of Clearwater Beach. The bride-to-be is pursuing a degree in healthcare administration at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville while working as a pharmaceutical technician at Publix. The groom-to-be is currently serving in the United States Navy as a navigational specialist and is stationed in Jacksonville. The couple is planning a July wedding at Lakeview Baptist Church in Clearwater. They will reside in Jacksonville.Licata-ReslerJan. 29 at Oakhurst United Methodist Church, 13400 Park Blvd. N. The program is designed to help attendees travel the journey from mourning to joy. It consists of several components: video, workbook, discussion, support and encouragement. The program will last for 13 weeks and each session is self-contained, with a new topic each week. Group sessions will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and will conclude on April 23. Each session will run 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group will meet in Room 13 at the church. The program is open to the community. To register, call 391-4769. Hope Presbyterian ChurchCLEARWATER A rummage through your trunk sale will be presented Saturday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Road. Sellers may purchase a carsized space for $10. Preregistration is required for sellers. To reserve a spot, call 531-3200. Vendors will keep proceeds from their sales. Proceeds from Hopes garage sale items sold at the rummage sale in Hambley Hall will benefit the church. For information, call 531-3200 or visit www.HopeFamily.com.Unity of ClearwaterCLEARWATER Infinite Possibilities The Art Of Changing Your Life, a seven-week class, will be presented by the New Thought Center For Creative Living, at Unity of Clearwater, 2465 Nursery Road. The class will begin Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m. Mike Dooley bases the class on the New York Times bestseller Infinite Possibilities. Dooley was one of the original presenters in The Secret, and also created the workbook used in the class. The class will be taught by certified trainer Gregg Sanderson. The seven sessions will cover many aspects of the metaphysical universe. Subjects of each class will include Thoughts Become Things, Beliefs, Emotions, Taking Action, Instincts and Hunches, Dreams and Desires, Faith and the Magical Universe and The Meaning of Life. Classes will run from 7 to 9 p.m. The tuition of $197 includes the workbook. The first session is free to be sure it is appropriate for the student. Once the creative spark ignites, ones life can expand without limit, said Sanderson in a press release. The purpose of the class is to light that spark to give students better control over their lives. For information or to register, call 475-8991 or email gregg@ newthoughtctr.org.Bethel Lutheran Church CLEARWATER Bethel Lutheran Church, Clearwater, will host Tim Zimmerman and The Kings Brass will perform Saturday, Jan. 11, 7 p.m., in the sanctuary at Bethel Lutheran Church, 3166 McMullen Booth Road. For more than 30 years, Tim Zimmerman and The Kings Brass have provided innovative worship for young and old alike through the best in sacred brass music. They have performed more than a hundred concerts each season with three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, keyboards and percussion. They play a wide variety of music from Gabrieli to hymn classics, from Handel to jazz spirituals, from Christmas carols to patriotic marches. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. For information, call 799-3010 or email blutheran church@tampabay.rr.com.Seminole First Baptist ChurchSEMINOLE A Bible Study Coffee will be presented Thursday, Jan. 15, 9:25 to 11 a.m., at Seminole First Baptist Church, 11045 Park Blvd., Seminole. Presented by the Largo-Seminole Womens Bible Study, the free event will kick off the spring semester. The group is nondenominational. All ladies 18 and older are invited to join as the group studies the lives of Jacob and Joseph in the book of Genesis. There is no charge and childcare is provided. For information, call Marguerite at 474-7139 or Carol at 398-1254. Visit www.largoseminolewomensbiblestudy.com.Oakhurst United Methodist ChurchSEMINOLE A GriefShare program will be offered beginning Worship calendar Guild luncheon set for Jan. 15LARGO The Martha and Mary Guilds card and game party and luncheon will be held Wednesday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m., at St. Jerome Catholic Churh, 10895 Hamnlin Blvd. Tickets are $15, including lunch, and will not be sold at the door. For reservations, call 214-8666 no later than Sunday, Jan. 12. Bring your own cards and games. Away in a mangerPhoto courtesy of KADI HENDRICKS TUBBSAndrew and Melissa Larsen, with their son, Luke, portrayed Jesus, Mary and Joseph at Faith Presbyterian Churchs Christmas Eve service. After the service, the Larsens were featured in a live manger scene while church members sang Christmas carols.

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She has an underbite that gives her character and sad eyes that grab your soul. Alexi is a sweet girl who is fully housebroken, crate trained and walks politely on a leash. Shes a pretty mellow girl but does love her squeaky toys. She is fine with dogs comparable to her size and smaller, but large dogs scare her. She is good with children and would do best in a house without cats. For more information, call the Suncoast Animal League in Palm Harbor at 786-1300. Cooking for pupsMeet Lola, Januarys Pet Photo of the Month winner. She lives in Safety Harbor with her dad, George Billiris. Lola is a 5-year-old chocolate Lab, and Billiriss 10-yearold niece, Nicole, strongly recommended he get her. Thus, Lola is named after Hanna Montanas best friend. Lola has been trained to retrieve items by name, such as socks, shoes, and the TV remote. She is quite intelligent, fun loving and extremely athletic. She loves to swim and retrieve her favorite toy her floating Kong. She also loves to go out on the boat with her best friend, Max, a 6-year-old boxer. They play on the local islands and love to retrieve their toys from the water. Billiris is a physical therapist, and he sometimes takes Lola to visit patients who have lost their own pet or are feeling down. She always helps bring a smile to their faces, and she knows how to gently place her head in their laps. As this months winner, Lola and Billiris have won a $25 gift certificate to Largo Feed or Park Feed in Pinellas Park. Lola has asked that her prize be donated to the needy animals at the Humane Society of Pinellas in her name. Send your pet photos to Alexandra Lundahl at alundahl@TBNweekly.com. Pet Photo Contest Sponsored byLargo Feed210 West Bay Dr, Largo, FL 727-581-8743 & Park Feed5775 Park Blvd. Pinellas Park 727-546-7503Pets of the week LennyLenny is a big lover. He adores being petted and is a snuggle bunny at bedtime. He loves his playtime, too. He is 4 years old and was abandoned at a shelter recently and desperately wants to be loved again. Lenny has been neutered, tested for feline diseases, is current on his shots and is microchipped. To meet this great feline, call a Save Our Strays volunteer at 4815262. Visit www.save ourstraysinc.com.Pet obesity is increasing in prominence, and though many people think that their pet may look cute with a little extra fluff, there are real health concerns for overweight. Overweight pets are more prone to ailments such as diabetes, hypertension, joint pain, labored breathing, more stress on their heart, more anesthetic risk, and others. How much should my pet weigh?After examining and weighing your pet, we can better advise you on what their ideal weight is and the proper feeding guidelines to achieve it. I prefer to monitor body condition score (BCS) and weight together. With an ideal BCS you are able to palpate the ribs, but not visibly see them outlined nor have to dig through an overlying fat layer to feel them. In addition, we aim to keep a peanut or hourglass shaped waist when you are standing over your pet and looking from the ribs to the hips. How much should I feed my pet?Measuring out your pets portions in an actual measuring cup is always advised. Many of our pets do not have a routine exercise regimen, so our tightest regulation on their weight comes in with diet and portion control. I also recommend splitting feeding into at least two meals per day. This helps to avoid increasing glucose levels all at once, helps avoid bloat that can occur by eating too much too fast, and is helpful if they are ever on twice-daily medication that needs to be given with a meal, such as antibiotics and insulin. Many pet foods will have a feeding guideline on the back of the bag. In my professional experience, the food companies tend to be over generous with portion advices and many pets only need about 75 percent of the broad recommendations. This is a starting point, but all pets are individuals and may need progressing adjustments based on their age, health requirements, activity level, metabolism level, etc. Also, the goal is to feed the portion advised for your pets ideal weight and NOT their actual weight if they are overweight. You do not want to feed the amount listed for the weight they are now if your goal is weight loss. If your pet is overweight now and you are not measuring out how much you feed it, the first step is to accurately measure what you are offering. From there, try to cut back the overall portion offered daily by 25 percent. If after a couple of weeks more weight loss is desired, decrease another 25 percent and so on. In addition, look as if you are being overzealous with the treats! Often times avoiding obesity is as simple as decreasing amounts fed and increasing exercise. Havent I heard that before? However, if that alone does not work, there are prescription diet foods we can try, and this is necessary for some pets. Contact us to discuss if a prescription diet is advised for your pet. I would be lying if I told you weight loss was easy. We battle with that ourselves and know that it takes time and commitment. Nevertheless, the benefit here is that pets cannot eat whenever and whatever they want if we take responsibility and control it. For us to best advise you, bring your pets in and we can weigh them and tailor what diet and body condition score are ideal. Dr. Christen Woodley, DVM, is a veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Dunedin and graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University in 2005. She grew up always wanting to attend veterinary school like her grandfather.Chunky monkey health risks of overweight pets Speaking of PetsChristen Woodley, D.V.M. Elsie and FranklinElsie, pictured here, and her son, Franklin are an adorable, cuddly mother-son duo. Elsie, the ultimate funny girl, is just a year old. She came to All Bout Cats pregnant and is an exceptional mother. She is vocal and adores attention. She is small and compact and gets along great with kids, other cats and even dogs. She would love to be adopted with her cuddly son, Franklin, who is 6 months old. He is all love and enjoys long belly rubs. They are both fully vaccinated, tested for feline diseases, are spayed and neutered and microchipped. Call 712-7773 or visit www.allboutcats.org. ZandraZandra is a beautiful Russian Blue mix with the most gorgeous green eyes. She was born on May 1, 2008. This furry lady is very sweet and gentle and is ready to give her heart and affection to those in her forever home. However, she does not like sharing her family, so she would have to be an only pet. She has been spayed and is up to date on all her vaccinations. Come visit this lovable beauty and welcome in the new year with a new family member. Call Pat with Second Chance for Strays at 535-9154. JeffMeet Jeff, a 1-year-old terrier/shepherd puppy mix. Jeff would benefit from training classes and learning cool tricks such as drop it. Jeff would do best in a home with children ages 10 and up, but canine companions would be just fine. Stop by to meet him and sign him up for training at the SPCAs Sniff University today. Adopt him for $75, which includes his neuter surgery, microchip, vaccinations and free 30 days of insurance. Visit him at 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo. Visit www.spca tampabay.org. AnnieMeet Annie, a 55-pound female American bulldog. Shes a sweet girl who is a bit of a couch potato and would do well in almost any family. She walks wonderfully on a leash and has a solid frame. She is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. To learn more about Annie and other adoptable animals, visit Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg or call 328-7738. All the animals are also posted online at www.petpalanimalshelter .com.

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14A Viewpoints Leader, January 9, 2014Timing is essential to make the most of the great American pastime of overeating highpriced, overbuttered popcorn at the movies. If you get in the line at the concession stand too early, you may speed eat most of your popcorn before half the previews are over. And then what are you going to do? No fun smelling and listening to others munch on their popcorn. You also dont want to be in line when the popcorn machine is almost empty and your server has to scrape the popcorn from the bottom of it to fill your bag. Yuk. Might as well bite into acorns. I learned the hard way. Serving stale popcorn should be a felony, punishable by making the concession manager eat an entire tub of it before the previews begin. Just cant seem to resist the temptation of buying movie popcorn, despite the findings of a study by Center for Science in the Public Interest. The study said that popcorn and soda, sold at one of the countrys largest movie chains, contains the equivalent amount of calories and fat as three McDonalds Quarter Pounders with 12 pats of butter. This adds up to 1,610 calories (one days worth of calories for many people) and 60 grams of saturated fat. The study was hardly objective. What it didnt take into account was how damn good movie popcorn tastes. At least I consume only a medium bag of buttered popcorn by the time the movie is over. When I was at a theater recently, a woman asked the snack guy to put the butter in her popcorn tub in increments, instead of lathering just the top of the kernels. Monkey see, monkey do. The next person in line asked for the same. I wonder what the pointy heads at the Center for Science would have to say about that? I asked my staff if they buy popcorn at the movies and got mixed answers. I buy it whenever I can afford the popcorn and the calories, an editor said. Some people bring their own popcorn to the movies, whether they are allowed to or not. Buying popcorn is not part of of the social contract that goes with buying a ticket, a co-worker said, disgusted at the cost of the stuff. I dont bring popcorn from home. If I did, by the time I get to the theater it will be cold and devoid of its intoxicating aroma. But the least the theaters could do is allow you to use one of their microwaves for a slight fee, of course to heat up your popcorn from home or a Quarter Pounder. About did a double take recently when one of our local theaters was giving away small bags of popcorn. Not sure why they were doing that. It wasnt Orvilles birthday. Of course, I had to upsize mine to a medium bag. Perhaps thats why the theater was packed on that day. I saw Saving Mr. Banks. At the end of the movie, people applauded the show. Not me. I was only there for the popcorn. Hearing the applause youd think that Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson were in the audience. Wonder if they eat movie popcorn? Instead of applauding at a theater screen, people should react to the popcorn, such as by leaving signs on their seats for the management to review: Great popcorn. I ate so much I threw up. Yummy. Went back for seconds. Bad popcorn. I ate so much I threw up. Love the popcorn; it sticks to the colon. Yuk. The popcorn tasted like acorns. The Center for Science in the Public Interest didnt mince words in 2009 in its comments on movie theater popcorn, saying lab tests show its still the Godzilla of snacks. Maybe so, but Ive yet to see a surgeon generals warning on a tub of popcorn. Far be it for me to tell anyone to stop eating popcorn at theaters. Just go easy on the salt. That stuff will kill you.Tom Germond is executive editor of Tampa Bay Newspapers. Email tgermond@TBNweek ly.com.The time is long past when the United States should stop viewing itself as a babysitter, cop, fireman and all-purpose rescuer for many nations of the world. Weve been filling that role for at least a couple of decades now, and its time to stop. As 2014 begins, I would give my left arm, or other less useful parts of my body, if on this date one year from now every one of Americas sons and daughters would be home permanently from Iraq, Afghanistan, and most of our other self-appointed war zones and outposts in the Mideast and Africa. And I would not weep if we also reduced our military presence in Germany, Japan and South Korea. For more than 60 years we have kept massive forces in those countries, on alert and prepared for enemy assaults that have become less likely with each passing day. As long as the Soviet Union was a force to be reckoned with, Washingtons leaders in either party could justify flexing our muscles overseas to carry out the containment strategy that was the U.S. foreign policy foundation from 1945 onward. But by 1990 the Soviet Union and the Communist threat that was part of the package had begun to crumble. We entered the 1990s with what seemed to many to be military and economic clout to spare. At about the same time, according to some experts, our longstanding Soviet bugaboo was replaced by the failed nation theory of foreign policy. This was the belief that the major threat to our nation lay with regions and countries such as the Mideast, Somalia, Haiti and the Balkans, which were repeatedly areas of turbulence, chaos, conflict, disease and (later) terrorism. Proponents of the failed nation camp suggested that such nations might eventually export their troubles directly to the United States and to our interests around the world. These beliefs had relatively few backers until September 2001, when Mideast terrorists took command of four U.S. commercial airliners and caused the death of about 3,000 innocent American lives. From that point on, U.S. foreign policy focused on hate-filled and very clever enemies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine and scattered terrorist training centers in northeastern Africa. The U.S. and some of our allies declared war, not on other governments, but on confirmed and suspected terrorists. The west sent thousands of armed men and women, plus well-paid and sometimes ill-disciplined mercenaries, to find and kill the terrorists. There was a high degree of logic in such a policy. But there soon came an expansion of such a goal. It came to be known as nation building. The assumption was that unless a fragmented Humpty Dumpty nation dominated by one or more terrorist groups could be re-organized along democratic lines, the potential for further terrorist attacks on western targets would always be there. Now, a dozen years later, its clear that nation-building hasnt worked, especially in the Mideast, where tribal and religious loyalties (and conflicts) are far stronger than any democratic instincts that might be instilled. The allies have lost thousands of our warriors in battle and have spent many billions of dollars in warfare costs, training of foreign militia and payment of bribes to cooperative native leaders. Some improvements have been made. But current indicators point toward the likelihood that, as western troops are brought home, chaos, corruption and terrorist domination will again reign supreme. By now the U.S. and our partners in nation-building should have learned our lesson: it is virtually impossible for outsiders to invade a shambled nation or region and re-construct it, with any realistic hope that it will endure. Such a hope is even more unrealistic when the invaders have caused the death of thousands of civilians in the course of liberating them from the terrorists who may or may not have been among them. In decades to come, the USA will continue to wage war on terrorists, both foreign and domestic. New methods of fighting those battles will evolve. None of them will be perfect. But none of them should permit our sending large contingents of troops on ill-defined missions, for undetermined lengths of time, into semi-civilized regions whose occupants may not need, want, or even know how to be saved. This is not isolationism. In view of world history since 2001, it is simply common sense.Bob Driver is a former columnist for 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 accounting@TBNweekly.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.com Largo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@TBNweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@TBNweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@TBNweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@TBNweekly.com Tarpon Springs Beacon: Kate Feldman kfeldman@TBNweekly.com General Editorial editorial@TBNweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563Former CIA Director James Woolsey has pronounced that the proper punishment for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden would be for him to be hanged by his neck until he is dead. The news media want to hand him not a rope but a pedestal. The Guardian editorialized last week that its high-profile source is a hero worthy of a presidential pardon. Likewise, The New York Times opined that the Obama administration should offer Snowden a plea bargain or some form of clemency that would allow him to return home and serve less time than the three decades he faces under a pending criminal complaint so that he can enjoy the hope of a life advocating for greater privacy and far stronger oversight of the runaway intelligence community. Who knows? Mayhap The Gray Lady can give Snowden a blog whence he can lecture readers about privacy rights, as he did in a recent Christmas greeting video. In one sense, Snowden, 30, is a sympathetic figure. In an ocean of anonymous leakers, he came forward to put a name on the avalanche of information he shared with Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald and The Washington Posts Barton Gellman. That singular act gave credibility to the leaks, ended any debate as to what the NSA is doing and peeled off the gauze that camouflaged an industrial-sized intelligence bureaucracy that couldnt secure itself. On the other hand, if Snowden can lift about 1.7 million classified documents without penalty, any contractor can leak state secrets with impunity. No other superpower on the planet would entertain such self-destructive folly. Snowden has argued that he had a moral duty to challenge an intelligence machinery that was out of control. Hudson Institute senior fellow Gabriel Schoenfeld, author of Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law, is not impressed. Snowden ousted U.S. intelligence for engaging in activity that almost every state engages in. The former contractor then went into hiding in China and Russia, where he enjoys temporary asylum. I think it is disgraceful, quoted Schoenfeld, that Snowden lectures Washington but doesnt have the courage to criticize abuses of free speech in his host country. To reach its free Snowden position, the Times quoted a federal judge who found the NSA program to be almost Orwellian while ignoring another federal judge who upheld the programs constitutionality. The Times also ignored testimony that telephony metadata prevented as many as 50 potential terrorist attacks, including a 2009 plot to blow up the New York subway. In essence, the Times is stuck in 2007, when then-candidate Barack Obama railed against the false choice between the liberties we cherish and the security we provide. Obama abandoned that convenient campaign rhetoric after he won election and became responsible for the nations security. The Times, however, clings to the 2007 fantasy that surveillance is not a national security tool. Snowden shares that fantastic view, so the paper of record doesnt want him to pay the criminal price for civil disobedience. Even some intelligence dons entertain the idea. Last month, Rick Ledgett, the head of the NSAs Snowden task force, told Minutes that he considers amnesty for Snowden in exchange for Snowdens handing over the rest of the secrets he purloined worth having a conversation about. Ever since, Ive had this sneaking suspicion that some D.C. black hats want to cut a plea bargain or pardon deal that could make the embarrassing press stories disappear. Former CIA spokesman Bill Harlow is not unfamiliar with that sneaking suspicion. He thinks Snowden is a traitor. If the administration is toying with a deal, he said, it would send a catastrophic message to would-be leakers. To wit: Just make sure you steal enough. Its almost funny when you follow the editorial boards logic. The papers argued that Snowden is a hero because he leaked material about which the public has a right to know. Then they supported granting amnesty or leniency if Snowden would agree to hand over any remaining documents rather than share them with the world. A trial would give Snowden the opportunity to tell his story, the American public a chance to find out what exactly Snowden leaked and Washington the burden of proving a criminal case but the Times and The Guardian apparently prefer a backroom deal.Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@sfchronicle.com. LETTERS Drivers SeatBob Driver We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. Please type letters to the editor (or print legibly) and include your name, town of residence, phone number and signature and mail to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Emails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to tger mond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writers phone number. Letters are printed on a first-come, first-served basis. They may be edited to correct grammar, spelling and factual errors. They also may be edited for clarity.What do you think? Tom Germond Debra Saunders Free Snowden are you kidding?Dubious tax figuresEditor: A recent letter from Ernest Bach regarding the proposed funding change for Greenlight Pinellas and our transit system included some exceptionally dubious tax figures for which the author never provides attribution. He assigns a figure of $18.26 as the property tax amount currently paid to PSTA by a Clearwater resident. PSTA currently levies a property tax of .7305 mills (thats 73.05 cents for every $1,000 of taxable property value), so a bill of $18.26 would be for a parcel with a taxable value of only $25,000. If the owner is claiming a homestead exemption, that would be a home value of $75,000. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median home value in Clearwater is $179,900. With a homestead exemption, the owner of such a home would pay $94.89 in property taxes to PSTA not the $18.26 that the letter writer claims. The Census Bureau also lists the median household income for Clearwater as $41,986. According to the IRS online sales tax deduction calculator, that household would pay $101.74 for a 1 percent sales tax. Less than $8 a year more than the current property tax for PSTA, which will be eliminated if the Greenlight 1 percent sales tax is approved. Thats less than $8 a year more for a vastly improved transit system that will, in many, many ways benefit the members of his Largo-Mid Pinellas County Coalition of Neighborhood Associations. Bob Lasher External affairs officer Pinellas Suncoast Transit AuthorityWhy the love affair with turtle tourist?Editor: Nothing is too good for our tourist turtle tourist, that is. We are now spending $184,000 on 142 turtle friendly lights to attract more turtle tourist to Clearwater beach. At about $1,285 per light $985 per light and $300 for the installation that seems like a drop in the budget bucket, but I digress. So, were now replacing 142 perfectly good working lights to encourage more turtles to nest on the busiest beach in Pinellas County. Really? Just how many commissioners does it take to replace one of these light bulbs? A simple modification to the existing beach walk lights would have been more cost-effective. This begs the question. Who is crazier: the person(s) that came up with this idea or those who approved it? Why the love affair with these turtle tourist and not with our own resident dolphins, the stars of our show? Gone now is the dolphin statue that had been placed next to the big turtle on pier 60, why? Michael Maribona ClearwaterHes only there for the popcorn USA as the worlds nanny: no more!

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Students had to use the theme and could enter in categories for visual arts, literature, film production, music composition, dance choreography and photography. Entries were judged on artistic merit, creativity and interpretation of the theme. The competition was broken down into two age divisions: primary (pre-k to second grade) and intermediate (third to fifth grade). The Award of Excellence in each category will advance to the countywide competition. The Award of Excellence was given to the following students: Special Artist, primary: Yair Dezha, Kameron Durham, Nathan Britt, Visual Arts, primary: Brooke Vidito, Hana Weeks, Ethan Nadeau; intermediate: Janae Pope, Charles Ladjimi, Randi Tubbs Literature, primary: Graci Tubbs; intermediate: Sophia Bostick, Alexis Gniewosz, Randi Tubbs Photography, primary: Noah Powers, Graci Tubbs, Davaney Tavano; intermediate: Anna Ladjimi, Randi Tubbs, Arianna Ritzie Film Production, intermediate: Emily Sherman Music Composition, primary: Graci Tubbs To see a display of the students work, visit the Seminole Elementary PTA website at www.seminolepta.wordpress.com. Photos by JARNAE POPE-ORIOLAbove, Seminole Elementary School PTA Reflections Program winners in the primary division. At right, Reflections Program winners in the intermediate division. Visit the Largo Leader at www.TBNweekly.com

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16A Health Leader, January 9, 2014 081513 New Years Specials New Years SpecialsCALL 727-902-1437 Making Your Realty Dreams A Reality www.BeachRealEstatePro.com CALL 727-902-1437 Making Y our Realty Dreams A Reality www .BeachRealEstatePro.com Sun Vista Realty (727) 902-1437 Direct Gulffront SW Corner Condo in Madeira Beach Panoramic Gulf Views Spacious 2/2 with over 1,350 Sq. Ft. and wonderful investment property! 7 Day Minimum Rental! $359,900 Resort Style Living in Sand Key! Gulffront & Intracoastal Views 2/2 with over 1,300 Sq. Ft. Lowest priced Unit along the Gulf! $339,900010914Rich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI, E-ProRich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI, E-Pro Lindsay Dicus-HarrisonRealty Executives Adamo and Associates727-656-1584 Linds55@tampabay.rr.com www.uniquesuncoastproperties.com AMAZING HOME IN DESIRABLE WOODBRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD3BR/2BA/1CG. New insulated Energy Efficient Windows. Freshly painted, new bathroom faucets, sinks and light fixtures. 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Live in a resort-stule community for a fraction of the price.Fayola GoldstoneCoastal Properties Group International 2BR/2BA Clearwater Beach New Port Richey Seminole $400,000 SOLD Home located along conservation frontage in Deer Park. Large updated kitchen with bay window, vaulted ceilings, thermal windows, solar tubes and wood burning fireplace.Caroleanne VoracRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2BA $138,500 SOLD Move-in ready Seminole home. Split plan features 3/2, dining area, screen enclosed patio and bonus room. Master bedroom has a walk-in closet and private bathroom w/large custom shower. Well manicured backyard w/huge utility shed. Convenient location is close to schools, shopping and the beach.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2BA/1CG $178,000 SOLD Largo Spacious end-unit townhome in Meadows at Largo. Home built in 2007 and features high ceilings, nicely upgraded baths and quiet private yard.Tom CatoRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2.5BA/2CG $139,920 SOLD010914 Suncoast Realty Chris Coston418-2244262 Corey Ave. St. Pete Beach OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3PMLovely home nestled on over half an acre in mid-county. The property features 4BR/3BA, plus office, updated kitchen and beautiful wood floors. You'll love the tropical pool setting. No flood insurance required! Offered at $449,000 CHARMING CARLTON ESTATES2349 Kings Point Dr., Largo Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo built in 2004 with 1,887 square feet of living area. Open floor plan with spacious living and dining room. Large eat-in kitchen with gorgeous cabinetry and breakfast bar which separates the living room and kitchen.Other features include a spacious master bath with tub, shower and custom built-in closet. Crown molding and volume ceilings are throughout. Large utility room, under building parking and a heated pool. Reduced to $349,000. RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE, INC. Liz Lee 727-422-5818Beautiful Belleair Vistas2940 West Bay Drive #201, Belleair Bluffs010914 OPEN HOUSESunday, Jan. 12 1-4pm Belleair resident puts heart into medical business, community By BRIAN GOFFCLEARWATER In an unusual twist of fate the very thing that has given Belleair resident Randy Ware the means to own and operate a successful business also taught him the value and importance of giving. Ware is the founder and CEO of West Coast Medical Resources Inc. of Clearwater. Otherwise known as WestCMR, the company specializes in buying and selling surplus surgical supplies. Ware said it wouldnt be possible without the wasteful society we live in. As humans were a wasteful society, he said. Our eyes are bigger than our stomachs and we end up throwing food away. We buy too many legal pads for the office and then dont have what we really need. The medical profession is no different. Ware said hospitals will buy supplies based on what the doctors or other professionals want or need. Then the doctor changes his mind and wants something new, so what was in stock is no longer needed. Or a sale rep changes jobs and has a competitive line to offer and the doctor or hospital being loyal to the rep will buy the new offering, again leaving plenty of the other brands in the stock room, He said. It is not rocket science; there is a lot of waste out there. Taking that waste and selling it or redistributing it as Ware likes to say, is a win-win situation. We allow hospitals to liquidate to us and they recover some money and they are happy because these days everyone needs money, he said. Then we sell it to other hospitals and surgical centers that use the stuff. Ware said his company doesnt act as a middleman in that they buy the product, take possession of it, and then sell it. He said 20 percent of the companys sales are outside the United States. Ware, 51, and his wife Shannon live in Belleair. They have two adult children Sarah and Ryan. His career buying and selling surplus medical equipment happened by accident he said. I was working in a customized orthotic lab so I was exposed to the hospital market, he said. I knew about the waste so I started West Coast Medical Resources on a shoestring in 1997. Now we have 30 employees and are the largest company at what we do in the United States. Hospitals across the country recognize us for what we do and were growing because as the general population grows there are more people, more people mean products and more reps and more waste. We just sit on the sidelines and benefit from it. But Ware just doesnt sit on the sidelines when it comes to his community. Recently when he heard the annual Thanksgiving food basket drive in Belleair needed help, he made a phone call and without knowing how much was needed told the organizers that he would buy and pay for whatever was required. It was a gesture that amazed Sara Borger, Belleairs director of special events. Photo by BRIAN GOFFRandy Ware is the founder and CEO of West Coast Medical Resources Inc. of Clearwater. The companys facility is undergoing an expansion of 11,000 square feet.I have nothing but great things to say about Randy, she said. He has a huge heart; he cares about the community and is doing some unique and great things with his company that are really important. Borger said Ware didnt just help the Thanksgiving cause; he did it in such a way that was above and beyond what was required. He was in the airport on his way to an important business meeting when he made the call. Hes a busy guy but in about 20 seconds he said Ill buy the rest of the list, and it was a lot, she said. He had his people call and they took care of everything that was on the list. It was a lot, it took a lot of time, and probably a whole days work for one of his staff to go buy everything and deliver it. That type of help is something Ware says is important to his life and he hopes to the people around him. I want my staff to know that we have to leave a footprint that matters, he said. From the business point of view Wares company is about to leave an even bigger footprint in the community. WestCMR is undergoing a major expansion. Eleven thousand square feet is being added to the companys facility, giving it a total of 27,000 square feet at its Howard Court location. It should be open by April and it gives Ware a new challenge. My biggest challenge now is finding the 10 new people we need to hire as part of the expansion, he said. This is a very logical business, doing it and making it happen is the magic. Ware has also taken on a new challenge outside of work, something that is near and dear to his heart. Ive recently been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Childrens Dream Fund in St. Petersburg, he said. When my son was born he was very sick. We almost lost him, so I have a special place in my heart for Childrens Hospitals and sick children. The fund is important for the families with sick children. I was honored when I was asked to create awareness and help raise money for the cause. Eightyone percent of what we raise goes directly to those families in need. None of that would have likely happened without Wares success at business. Im very fortunate. This business has exposed me to things in my life and has given me the financial freedom and security I never thought I would have, he said. Paying things forward is something that I do. How Im remembered is important to me and I want to make sure in the second half of my life that Im doing things the right way.Program designed to help balanceLARGO Enrollment is now open for A Matter of Balance, offered in eight sessions Mondays and Wednesdays, starting Feb. 3, at Regal Palms Premier Assisted Living, 300 Lake Ave. NE. The free program is designed to help older adults learn methods to reduce falling and the fear of falling. The sessions include group discussion, problem solving strategies, videos and gentle physical exercise. Space is limited for this free program, so register early. Call 437-1350. MPM to host seminarsMorton Plant Mease will host several free health seminars in January focusing on elder careFlu vaccine recommended for pregnant womenThe Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County urges pregnant women to receive the flu vaccination due to the increased impact that influenza infections are having on pregnant women and their babies in Florida this year. The flu vaccine is the single best way to prevent flu, said Dr. Claude M. Dharamraj, Pinellas County Health Department director. We want to make sure people understand how important it is for pregnant women to receive the influenza vaccination to protect themselves and their babies. DOH-Pinellas recommends that all individuals six months of age and older receive the flu vaccination each year. It is especially important for pregnant women to be vaccinated due to the increased risk of complications associated with contracting the flu while pregnant. The flu vaccination is safe and will protect the mother, the unborn child, and also will help protect babies during the first months after birth. Additional flu prevention steps include washing your hands often, keeping your hands away from your face and covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when sneezing and coughing. Symptoms of the flu include headache, fever, severe cough, runny nose or body aches. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, see your primary care provider immediately for guidance on treatment. For more information on pregnant women and influenza, visit www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/vaccine/pregnant.htm Flu vaccines are offered in many locations, including doctors offices, clinics, health departments, retail stores, pharmacies, health centers, and by many employers and schools. Visit www.floridahealth.gov/prevention-safety-and-wellness/fluprevention/locate-a-flu-shot.html. Eventslaw, fatigue and diabetes. The health seminars will be presented at various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers. Following is a summary of scheduled programs: Laws Affecting Elders Monday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m., at Ptak Orthopaedic & Neuroscience Pavilion, Suite 114, 430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater. Caregivers can ask questions of an attorney who specializes in elder care law. Attendees also will learn about long-term care issues and the 2014 state Medicaid changes. Is Your Blood Making You Tired? Wednesday, Jan. 22, 12:30 p.m., at the YMCA of the Suncoast, Teen Room, 1005 S. Highland Ave., Clearwater. Oncologist Ben Yan, M.D., will review common conditions that affect the blood and bone marrow, and may contribute to fatigue. Attendees will learn what treatments are available to improve fatigue caused by these conditions. Type 2 Diabetes Risk Wednesday, Jan. 15, noon, at Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater. Endocrinologist Payal Patel, M.D., will discuss risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and basis management for type 2 diabetes. Attendees also will learn about the distinction between pre-diabetes and diabetes. Diagnosis and Treatment of Insomnia Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m., at Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1 through 5, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor. Approximately 10 percent of adults experience persistent insomnia and may have difficulty falling asleep, maintaining sleep, waking up too early, and/or having unrefreshing sleep. These sleep disturbances lead to daytime consequences such as fatigue, lack of energy, difficulty concentrating, and irritability. This presentation, by Alfonso Castro, M.D., will address the causes and symptoms of insomnia, and offer up-to-date information on management and treatment. Discussion topics will include behavioral approaches, such as relaxation therapy, sleep restriction therapy and stimulus control therapy, along with appropriate medication options. Relief Options for Chronic Sinus Pain Thursday, Jan. 16, 5:30 p.m., at Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Conference Center, Room 120, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo. Jonathan Morgan, M.D., an ear nose throat specialist and facial plastic surgeon, will discuss the common underlying causes and symptoms of chronic sinusitis and chronic sinus pain. Participants will get an in-depth explanation of one of the major advancements in sinus surgery, the balloon sinuplasty procedure. An allergy testing demonstration will be performed and a questionnaire will be offered regarding sinus issues. To preregister for a health seminar, call 953-6877, or visit www.BayCareEvents.org.

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But pet dogs and cats were nothing like the literal wildlife that Florida kids were exposed to! For example, one of my Floridaborn students played catch with wild dolphins from her boat as a kid. She and her brothers kept a beach ball in their boat for those times when the wild dolphins asked to play catch by jumping out of the water near the boat. One time, they played catch with dolphins for so long that they were late for dinner. The kids rushed home to one very doubtful mother. The dolphins saved the day by following them and jumping as mom got to the dock, verifying the kids fishy story. Capt. John Heidemann and I study free-ranging dolphins for the government. There have been just three very precious times when the dolphins have undeniably followed us to the next stop on our survey route. However, they have never clearly followed us home until yesterday! What a Christmas gift! Wintry overcast skies and choppy gray seas yielded only two sightings. The second sighting was local bulls BB and DD2. They darted into the study area and swam wildly across the bay like some maritime Baskerville hound was on their tail. They surfaced so briefly and unpredictably between long submergences that it took us many minutes to verify that we were actually seeing dorsal fins, that those fins belonged to dolphins and then finally to which dolphins they belonged. The two big bulls were tough and tricky to track in those sloppy seas. Though their behavior was irksome, it was not about us. Today, it was most likely about food. If so, their animated search either yielded nothing or food on the run. The primary reason to think their erratic behavior was about food was that DD2 lurched up holding a fish at one point. I happened to be glancing at the hovering osprey preparing to dive bomb him and missed the picture. After 40 exasperating minutes, I had vague data on dolphin behavior and a handful of mostly unusable pictures. Finally the dolphins slowed and once even surfaced slightly closer to us, only to appear in the distance again. That is fine, I said to Capt. Heidemann. We have todays data. We do not want to bother them any further. The dolphins had kept their distance between us, leaving Capt. Heidemann free to accelerate enthusiastically. We covered the mile between us and home briskly and tied off 15 minutes later. Fifteen minutes after that, Capt. Heidemann was cleaning the boat when the unapproachable pair of bulls surfaced at our dock. BB floated off the engine and locked eyes with John. I got to the seawall in time to see DD2 slowly swim out from under our dock at my feet! Those tricky-to-track bulls had changed course, covered the mile to our house briskly and directly, and then stayed for several minutes. They raced up and down the seawall, creating swells while sweeping past its treacherous shelf of shells and executing tight U-turns under the dock to power back in the other direction. It was a magnificent observation. The dolphins do not come into the finger often. When they do, they hunt on the other side where they systematically work the entire length of the finger and then melt away. They do not stay in one spot. You cannot get a sustained look at them. They certainly do not stay in one spot off our seawall where we can get a sustained look at them! What a gift! And they had followed us! It was a humbling and most appreciated addition to the list of Christmas presents Dolphin Watch has reported over the years. Many are startling demonstrations of how dolphins use objects. Starting in 2006, Oyster showed us that dolphins wear whelk egg cases. The next year, Bet revealed that some dolphins use grapefruits during the hunt. After that, Babyface poked a cormorant, showing that the behavior was not coincidence. Then Stick demonstrated tool use, using sharp shells growing on an abandoned ship like a saw to cut off catfish spines. In 2010, the Bowery Boys and female Slightwin verified that dolphins wear grass in a context that land-locked suburbanites call dating. Doodle demonstrated that calves surf just like their mothers. Last year, there were two gifts, PC and his mysterious maypole foraging and Slightwins remarkable aerobatics show, again in a context that land-locked suburbanites call dating. This year, the gift is clearly seeing dolphins as conscious creatures that make purposeful decisions. You can argue that this years gift of following us home was not a gift but coincidence. They merely took our route out of the many because it was as good as any. If true, following us home was still a gift. It was a rich and powerful reinforcer, thanks to the ladyfish sheltering under our dock upon which the dolphins briefly dined. Positive reinforcements encourage individuals to repeat the behavior that preceded the reinforcement. May we all remember the relationship between a positive reinforcer and repeated behavior in the coming year to our advantage. Photo by ANN WEAVERCutlass provides a rare glimpse of a stationary dolphin contemplating an object of curiosity. Bottlenose dolphin curiosity and intellect is unparalleled in the animal kingdom. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver Dr. Ann Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at annstats54@gmail.com or visit her website www.goodnaturedstatistics.com.

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18A Sports Leader, January 9, 2014 SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE 032813 www.TBNweekly.com CLICK PRINT SAVE!Its Easy ... Its Fast ... You Save!PRINTABLE COUPONS 010914 Serving Seminole for 36 Years Oil Changes Air Conditioning Tune-ups Check Engine Light Under the Hood Under the Auto Tires & Brakes Heating & Cooling Ignition & Electrical OIL & FILTER SPECIALIncludes 24 Point Safety InspectionUPTO5 QUARTS OF5W-30 OIL. MOSTCARS. EXP. 1-31-14 Jim HobsonASE Certified Master Mechanic ASE Advanced Engine Performance Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30-6pm Sat. 7:30-1pm Next to Pinch-A-Penny & Snyders TransmissionPick up and Delivery!010914GM & FORD SPECIALIST9660 Seminole Blvd., Suite B Seminole Computer Reprograming Available for GM & Ford Vehicles 1996-2013. Call For Appointment! We Can Fix It!727-437-0577 The Check Engine Light Means Lots of Things ...Ignore is not one of them!Complimentary Scan We accept most competitors coupons! $1595 Did You Know We Fix Squeaky Frontends Continuous cold fronts thwart coastal fishingFor three weeks now bad weather has plagued the fishing on our coast. Cold front after cold front has made it very hard to pattern fish both inshore and offshore. With this weeks cold front being the worst of all it doesnt look like well get any help anytime soon. Inshore had some bright spots this week with the presetnce of better tides due to the new moon. Strong incoming tides helped to spark a good trout bite on many of the spoil islands north of the Dunedin Causeway. Free lining select shrimp has accounted for most of the bites while bottom bouncing soft plastic jigs is a great way to find the schools of fish. Finding redfish was also an option with the extreme low tides all week. Working the outer edge of no motor zone flats enabled us to use the wind to make long casts with weedless rigged select shrimp. Good days off shore have been few and far between. On the good days running four or five miles from shore in search of hog fish has been a good change of pace. Working some of the same hard bottom areas where you would find gag grouper have been a real possibility. Bringing along plenty of shrimp will really make a big difference. Grunts, porgys, red grouper and small gag grouper are all a big fan of fresh shrimp. The minimum size limit for hog fish is 12 inches to the fork of the tail with a five fish per person per day per bag limit.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 Wallerstein Foundation organizes golf events for deaf By TIFFANY RAZZANOPINELLAS PARK As a young girl in Brazil, Arlete Rocha was placed in an orphanage when her parents divorced. Growing up, she was a very shy and quiet child, and didnt have many friends. I didnt have anyone to talk to, she said. When she left the orphanage and took her first job after graduating from college with a degree in psychology, working as a counselor for the deaf, she realized how much she had in common with them. When I got out of the orphanage and could see deaf people talking, I thought thats so hard for them to talk, she said. So few people know sign language. I had the same feeling and saw myself inside the orphanage. I felt very close to them. This connection led a 25-plus-year career to working with the deaf and deaf-blind. She relocated to Port Charlotte in 2001, where she learned American Sign Language. Now a Pinellas Park resident, her latest philanthropic endeavor is The Arlete Rocha Foundation for the Deaf. I thought maybe it was time to do something more, she said. I want to try to help them in some way. Thats why the foundation is there. The 501c3 charity is focused on organizing healthy activities and events that will enhance the quality of life for those who are deaf. Our goal is to integrate the deaf and deaf-blind into society as much as we can, Rocha said. Sometimes they tend to exile themselves, said Ron Iverson of Seminole, the foundations director of development. We want to help them We hate to see them excluded. Throughout the past year, the foundation has organized social meet-ups for the deaf and deaf-blind. But its first major event will be a series of golf outings at Bayou Country Club in Largo beginning Saturday, Jan. 25. These outings will be free for the individuals invited to participate. They are very excited about the golfing, Rocha said. Most of the deaf have never played before. But theyre very excited. Because those attending dont have their own set of golf clubs, the foundation is teaming up with the Seminole Chamber of Commerce to collect used sets of clubs from golfers. Donors can leave their old sets at the chamber office, 7985 113th St. N., Suite 208, and will receive a $150 tax deduction. Ever a good golfer has a nice, new set of clubs and an old set of clubs in the garage, Iverson said. The foundation is also looking for sponsors of the event, he said. For a $100 donation, the donor will receive a $350 gift certificate from Warrior Custom Golf for both a hybrid golf club and a wedge. Warrior is also donating hybrid clubs to each of the deaf golfers participating. Their generosity in the donation of their premium quality golf clubs is an important factor in the success of this event, Iverson said. For more information about The Arlete Rocha Foundation for the Deaf, visit arlete4thedeaf.org. 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Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Lone SurvivorGenre: Action and drama Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Ali Suliman, Alexander Ludwig and Eric Bana Director: Peter Berg Rated: R Based on The New York Times bestselling true story of heroism, courage and survival, Lone Survivor tells the incredible tale of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level alQaeda operative who are ambushed by the enemy in the mountains of Afghanistan. Faced with an impossible moral decision, the small band is isolated from help and surrounded by a much larger force of Taliban ready for war. As they confront unthinkable odds together, the four men find reserves of strength and resilience as they stay in the fight to the finish. Mark Wahlberg stars as Marcus Luttrell, the author of the first-person memoir Lone Survivor, whose book has become a motivational resource for its lessons on how the power of the human spirit is tested when we are pushed beyond our mental and physical limits. Starring alongside Wahlberg as the other members of the SEAL team areOpening this weekendLone Survivor features Wahlberg, Kitsch; Phoenix stars in Her Photo courtesy of UNIVERSAL PICTURESMark Wahlberg stars as Marcus Luttrell in Lone Survivor, the incredible story of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutr alize a high-level Taliban operative who are ambushed by enemy forces in the mountains of Afghanistan. Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and Ben Foster.HerGenre: Drama and romance Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde and Scarlett Johansson Director: Spike Jonze Rated: R Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, Her follows Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet Samantha, a bright, female voice (Scarlett Johansson) who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other. The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas BoxGenre: Action, adventure and fantasy Cast: Michael Sheen, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, Ioan Gruffudd and Aneurin BarnardPhoto courtesy of WARNER BROS. PICTURESJoaquin Phoenix stars as Theodore in Her, from Warner Bros. Pictures. Diversions Events Movies ClassiedsLargo Leader, Section B, January 9, 2014 Visit www.TBNweekly.com Dr. Rizvi is pleased to announce Dr. Mairaj Uddin has joined her practice. 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Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show. Call 8223590 or visit www.mypalla dium.org. Having opened for Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, John Lee Hooker Jr., and Joe Louis Walker, among others, the Selwyn Birchwood Band performs a hip shaking, roof rattling mix of blues that has won over countless fans. Birchwood (guitar and vocals) got his start with Texas blues legend Sonny Rhodes touring throughout the United States and Canada at the age of 19. Curtis Nutall (drums) traveled internationally with many bands including The Blind Boys of Alabama and a five-year stint with Joe Louis Walker. Bass player Huff Wright and Regi Oliver (saxophone) have found themselves backing several notable blues artists all over the world including Lucky Peterson and Joey Gilmore. The Addams Family, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2 and 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheck erdhall.com. The Addams Family features an original story, and its every fathers nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that werent upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something hes never done before keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesdays normal boyfriend and his parents. The Addams Family features a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The production is directed by Jerry Zaks with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. In a prolific career spanning six decades, Charles Addams created several thousand cartoons, sketches and drawings, many of which were published in The New Yorker. But it was his creation of characters that came to be known as The Addams Family that brought Addams his greatest acclaim. With a unique style that combined the twisted, macabre and just plain weird with charm, wit and enchantment, Addams drawings have entertained millions worldwide and served as the inspiration for multiple television series and motion pictures. Katharine McPhee, Saturday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Actress and Columbia recording artist Katharine McPhee spent the past two years shooting the highly anticipated Steven Spielberg/NBC TV series Smash in New York City. McPhee is currently in the studio working on her next solo record, due out later this year. McPhees self-titled debut album exploded on the Billboard 200 and was the best charting debut for a female artist within a twoyear period. She has co-starred in the hit Adam Sandler comedy House Bunny and co-starred in episodes of CSI-NY, Community and The Family Guy. McPhee was featured on two hit PBS specials: Foster and Friends and Chris Botti in Boston alongside Sting, Andrea Bocelli and John Mayer. Photo courtesy of INTREPID ARTISTSSelwyn Birchwood performs Jan. 10 at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College. See OPENING, page 4B

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2B Just for Fun Leader, January 9, 2014 BEGINNERBRIDGELESSONSCall 727-363-1136 For Details NEW Location NEW LocationSt. Petersburg Bridge ClubNOVICEGAMESMON. WED. FRI. 12:30 PM12 Duplicate Games Each Week9103 U.S. Hwy 19 N., Mainlands Plaza Pinellas Parkwww.stpetebridge.org122613 First Lesson Free StartingWeek Of January 13thOpen House, Mon., Jan. 6, 4:30-6 p.m. The 17th annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11-12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Main Street in downtown Dunedin. Admission is free. More than 100 artists from the United States will transform the street into an outdoor art gallery with original artwork and affordable gift items. Attendees will enjoy eclectic art displays, live music and a free art giveaway. This gallery style outdoor-juried art event will showcase a variety of original handmade art by the finest artists in the country appealing to all tastes and budgets. The show will feature a wide array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. Art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to engage the artists and learn about the creative process. In addition there will be a free art giveaway featuring the work of artists Lynn and Steve Cebula. No purchase is necessary to participate. For information, visit www.artfestival.com. Tom Rush, Friday, Jan. 10, 8 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $35 for adults and $33 for students and Tarpon Springs Cultural Treasures members. Call 9425605 or visit tarponarts.org. He is described as the man with the golden ear, the soothing voice, the amenable guitar and the craftsmans pen. With his unique song styling, Tom Rush ushered in the singer-songwriter era. The iconic American folk and blues singer, songwriter, musician and recording artist brings to the stage his distinctive guitar style, his wry humor and his warm, expressive voice. Those traits have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are both a musical celebration and a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. Concertgoers can expect the rib-aching laughter of terrific storytelling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues. Rush has been touring steadily for decades, bringing that unmistakable voice and those superlative songs to devoted audiences across the country. In the 1960s, he helped shape the folk revival. Rush was virtually the first to record songs by then-unknowns such as Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and James Taylor. TOP FIVE, from page 1B Looking Ahead Looking AheadLargo Monday Monday Monday, Jan. 13, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $22.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. The show will feature hits made famous by The Mamas and the Papas as well as songs from many worldclass groups including The 5th Dimension; Crosby, Stills, and Nash; Peter, Paul and Mary; and The Byrds. Linda Eder Saturday, Feb. 1, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $39.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. One of the greatest contemporary voices of our time, Eders diverse repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. As the tragic character Lucy in the Broadway musical Jekyll & Hyde, Eder was rewarded with a Drama Desk nomination. Her appearances go back to the 1987 season of Star Search, where she won for an unprecedented 12 weeks and attracted the attention of audiences and record companies alike. Eder has recorded 14 solo albums and has performed for sold-out crowds across the country and around the world. Title of Show, with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell; Feb. 6-23, at New Stage Theatre, inside Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. For performance times and ticket information, call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. Title of Show is a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter about a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter. Its very specificity gives it broad appeal, as it takes a thoroughly unique and comical look at the pleasures and perils of the artistic process. Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, Friday, Feb. 7, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Vignolas stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the worlds top musicians. Guitar legend Les Paul named Vignola to his Five Most Admired Guitarist list for the Wall Street Journal. Raniolo, at the age of 28, has already proven himself to be among the elite having performed and recorded with Bucky Pizzarelli, Tommy Emmanuel and David Grisman just to name a few. Their jaw-dropping technique and incredible showmanship explains why the New York Times deemed them stars of the guitar. Satchmo: The Rebirth of Louis Armstrong featuring Dean Simms; Saturday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Virtuoso trumpeter Dean Simms, as Satchmo, is the leader of this awesome tribute to the master himself, Louis Armstrong. His singing style as well as his playing, showmanship and on-stage is truly amazing. Hear Simms and his band perform renditions of Basin Street Blues, St. Louis Blues, Wonderful World and show stopping performance of the Saints Go Marching In and Hello Dolly. Alter Eagles: The Definitive Eagles Tribute Band; Monday, Feb. 10, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $22.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Alter Eagles the most authentic tribute show to The Eagles have won over countless numbers of fans nationwide with their tight vocal harmonies and exquisite re-creation of those classic songs of the s. From Take It Easy to Hotel California, audiences will feel the bands passion. The Sicilian Tenors Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $24.50. Call 5876793 or visit largoarts.com. Comedian Joan Rivers describes the Sicilian Tenors as the Three Tenors meet the Rat Pack. Aaron Caruso, Elio Scaccio and Sam Vitale will take the audience on a romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway to Italy with marvelous songs and arias combined with lighthearted fun for all ages. The audience is always moved from tears to laughter with their warm nostalgia and soaring voices that hit all the right notes.Clearwater Steve Lippia in Simply Swingin with Sinatra & Friends, Thursday, Jan. 9, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. Steve Lippia, one of the most prominent interpreters of standards and swing music, returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall with his swinging, hot big band behind him! His youthful vitality lends itself perfectly to this brisk, exhilarating production. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series. Leo Kottke, Sunday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke is widely known for his innovative finger-picking style, which draws on influences from blues, jazz and folk music. He intersperses humorous monologues during his concerts with vocal and instrumental selections from throughout his career, playing solo on his signature sixand 12-string guitars. Blue Suede Shoes: The One and Only Double Elvis Birthday Bash, Sunday, Jan. 12, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. The show will feature Scot Bruce and Mike Albert. Back by popular demand, the top two Elvises return with one phenomenal show. Bruce stars as the young Elvis and Albert as the Las Vegas Elvis. Along with the Big E Band, the performers offer a rockin birthday party celebration of Americas first rock n roll icon. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series. RAIN, Monday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience. Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance in this multi-media concert, thats as infectious as it is transporting. From the early hits to later classics I Want To Hold Your Hand, Hard Days Night, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Let It Be, Come Together, Hey Jude and more this adoring tribute will take you back to a time when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends. In The Mood, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. In The Mood returns for one afternoon celebrating the big band rhythms and intimate ballads of the Swing Era. Much more than a concert, the retro 1940s musical revue features singers and dancers with a sensational big band orchestra. The music and arrangements of Americas greatest generation are as authentic as it gets. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series.Pinellas Park Sock Hop, Friday, Jan. 10, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N., Pinellas Park. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tampa Bays own The Impacs and guest artist Ken Brady of the original Casinos will perform oldies and sock hop music. For information, call 800-9880. Movies in the Park, Saturday, Jan. 11, dusk, at England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Ave. N., Pinellas Park. Hosted by the Pinellas Park Firefighters, this monthly, family-friendly event helps raise funds for the Benevolent Fund by selling hot dogs and hamburgers. Candy, popcorn, nachos and drinks also are available for purchase. The Benevolent Fund is used to help victims and families in the community. For information, call 687-4494.St. Petersburg Nicki Parrott and Rossano Sportiello, Thursday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets are $21 in advance and $26 the day of the show. Call 822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org. Arbors Records recording artists Nicki Parrott and Rossano Sportiello, two of the top jazz musicians working today, return to the Side Door following a sold-out show last January. Sportiello is on piano, Parrott on bass and vocals, and Ed Metz on drums. A Bobby Short Celebration, Friday, Jan. 10 and Saturday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m.; at American Stage Theatre Company, in the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Pay-What-You-Can tickets are a suggested $15 in advance and a suggested donation of $10 to $20 at the door. Call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org. Part of the Cabaret Music Series, the show stars Paul Wilborn and Blue Roses, and features Ms. Eugenie Bondurant and Frank Bowman. Paul Wilborn and Blue Roses spend an evening at the Caf Carlyle, with the great saloon singer, Bobby Short. Bobby loved Gershwin, Cole Porter, Mercer and the hot jazz from Harlem. Guests will hear songs like I Cant Get Started, Night and Day, and more, plus stories of Bobby from New York City and his visit to Tampa Bay. Bunnies to Bridges, a traditional mail art show, Jan. 11-31, at eve-N-odd gallery, 645 Central Ave., No. 11, St. Petersburg. The show will feature the them of Ray Johnson: the father of mail art. This will be the final show at the gallery which is closing at the end of January. For information, visit www.eve-N-odd.blogspot.com.January 9, 2014CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Dreams do come true, Capricorn. Reach for the stars, and all that you hope for will be yours. An old friend drops by with an intriguing offer. Consider it.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Use it or lose it, Aquarius. Youve kept a talent hidden for far too long. It is your turn to shine. A memo at work sets forth a long list of challenges.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Poor Pisces. Youve been chomping at the bit to get started on a project, and there is yet another delay. Be patient. Your time will come.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Awesome, Aries. The budget crunching pays off, and you begin to show a surplus. Stash a bit and spend the rest on whatever your heart desires.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Save it, Taurus. Nothing you say or do matters. Your loved one has their mind made up. Turn your attention to an issue you can tackle.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Wealth and fame are not all that they are cracked up to be. Know the pitfalls before you sign on the dotted line, Gemini. A youngster makes a plea. Be kind.CancerJune 22 July 22 Ahoy, Cancer. Many challenges lie ahead, but as usual, you will be up to the task. A loved one could use some time away. Arrange it for them.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Tsk-tsk, Leo. You suspect it wont work, and youre right. Some people have to learn the hard way, however. A shift in opinion eases conflict at home.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Step up or step out, Virgo. Demand has grown, and the pace is quickening. A relative makes an announcement. Be there for them.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 Methods are challenged, and you must hold firm if any progress is to be made. Be bold and be brave, Libra. A text adds to the intrigue at home.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 Uh-uh-uh, Scorpio. Now is not the time to bow out. You promised to help, and many people are counting on you. Do what you must to fulfill your commitment.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 Faith, Sagittarius. This week is all about faith. Believe in those around you and trust their instincts, and the deadline will be met. A cause is worthy. Across1. Salad ingredient 7. Voting groups 12. Hole in the head 14. Info about one's education and work history 16. Rice cooked in broth 17. Irate 18. Sightseeing excursions 19. The "L" of XXL 21. "Dear old" guy 22. "... or ___!" 23. Fast talk 24. Flimsy, as an excuse 25. "Comprende?" 26. Certain print 27. Molecule consisting of two identical, simpler molecules 28. Bar offering 29. Men in Spain 30. Manned artificial satellites (2 wds) 33. Low, indistinct, continuous sound 34. Laugh-a-minute folks 35. Ishmael's people 36. Get a wife 37. Impede, with "down" 40. Ancient Andean 41. Rice ___ 42. Honey 43. "Welcome" site 44. Library device 45. Poisonous substance in a snake bite 46. Territory ruled by an Islamic chieftain 48. Run 50. Without doubt 51. Associate 52. Botherer 53. "The English Patient" settingDown1. Rich cakes, in Austria 2. Brooks Robinson, e.g. 3. Treat badly 4. Prior to, old-style 5. Small songbirds 6. Columbus Day mo. 7. "That's it!" 8. Balcony section 9. "___ to Billie Joe" 10. Indian herb having aromatic seeds 11. Soft-shell clams 13. Crude stone artifacts 14. Trash hauler 15. Venomous Old World snakes 20. Westerly wind above the tropical prevailing wind 23. ___-guided 24. A floor covering (shortened, pl.) 26. Slimy protective secretion 27. Pan, e.g. 28. Brazilian dance 29. Alibi 30. Called by a family identifier, such as Smith 31. "___ makes perfect" 32. Delivery by parachute 33. Injured 36. Bred 37. ___ split 38. ___ dictum 39. Family subdivisions 41. Eucharistic plate 42. Space for a ship to dock 44. Carpenter's groove 45. Actress Miles 47. Backboard attachment 49. ___ de deux Place a Number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sudoku answers from last weekSudoku CrosswordHoroscopesCrossword answers from last week

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Draft BeerTil 7pm Everyday 010914Oysters on the 1/2 Shell $500DozenThursday6 Meal Deals for$1250(Includes Dessert)Maine Lobster Dinner$1699While they last!$500 OFFpurchase of $20 or more One per table. Must present coupon. Expires 1-31-14 TBN 5 Minutes From Beaches8556 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL727-498-8787 @ Treasure Chest CabaretSeminoles Only Ladies & Gentlemens ClubJan. 16th, 17th & 18th 2 Shows Per Night 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.010914 Since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 hit the big screen in the summer of 2011, bringing an end to the franchise about the Boy Who Lived, Hollywood has been searching for a suitable cinematic vehicle to attract all those eager viewers. Most recently, this search led to the young adult series by author G.P. Taylor centering on Mariah Mundi. The first film in a planned series is The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box, opening in limited release Jan. 10. Locally, the film will be playing at AMC Woodlands Square 20, 3128 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Rated PG, The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box is appealing and enjoyable despite slow pacing and plot inconsistencies. As the film opens, young Mariah Mundis privileged life is cast into chaos following a series of incidents including the disappearance of his parents and the abduction of his younger brother, Felix. Mariah only avoids being kidnapped thanks to the help of Captain Will Charity, who explains that Otto Luger a villain devoted to uncovering the mystical and powerful Midas Box, is threatening his family. Charity sends Mariah to the Prince Regent Hotel, an island resort known for its restorative thermal baths. Luger has taken up residence at the hotel and Charity suspects that the Midas Box must therefore be nearby. As he tries to uncover clues that will lead him to his family, Mariah discovers all kinds of mysterious goings-on at the Prince Regent Hotel. With the aid of a young servant girl, Sacha, and an eccentric magician, Mariah struggles to find out the truth behind Lugers intentions and to save his family. Viewed strictly as a family-friendly adventure, The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box has a lot going for it. It borrows heavily from early Indiana Jones films, depicting a world in which ancient secrets and arcane lore have tangible, supernatural power. In this kind of film, legend must be more than myth: The filmmaker must make the unbelievable believable, if only for the duration of the story. Director Jonathan Newman has taken considerable care in crafting The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box so that it will appeal to several subsets of moviegoers. The tale is set in Victorian England, and features an episodic style that evokes Dickensian stories. Mariah and his brother Felix even end up in the courtyard of a workhouse at one point and are accosted by a ruffian who could well have been one of Fagins pickpockets perhaps even the Artful Dodger himself. There are the obvious aforementioned allusions to Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, particularly with the introduction of a secretive department of the British government the Bureau of Antiquities charged with securing dangerous relics and handling all things of a supernatural nature. When the action moves to the Prince Regent Hotel, Newman cleverly inserts a steampunk ambiance, reveling in the glimmering steam-powered machinery Luger has employed to find the Midas Box. The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box most significant weakness is its sluggishness. The plot moves at a snails pace through much of the film without generating much excitement. While many would agree that todays movies too often over-extend chase sequences, in The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box, some pursuit scenes literally take mere seconds to conclude. The acting overall is exemplary. Aneurin Barnard stars as Mariah Mundi. His performance is oddly reminiscent of Elijah Woods Frodo Baggins he gives the character an inconspicuous bravery and general sense of decency without making him seem trite. Michael Sheen portrays Captain Will Charity. He imbues the character with just the right amount of vanity to call to mind Indiana Jones. Mella Carron plays Sacha. While the role initially seems to be incidental, Carron manages to express both motivation and depth and ultimately makes this character one of the most thoroughly developed ones in the entire film. Sam Neill gives a solid performance as Otto Luger. With a name like that, one might expect an over-the-top German accent, but Neill plays the antagonist with quiet, methodical belligerence instead of making him some nutty megalomaniac. Lena Headey is less effective as his accomplice, Monica. Her portrayal is stilted and stale. Another flaw in The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box is that the film almost never sufficiently conveys any great peril. The Curse of the Midas Box dials back action, favors mysteryMovie review From its earliest scenes of abduction and pursuit, there is rarely a great sense of danger. Otto Lugers henchmen, the thuggish Grendel and Grimm, are physically menacing but seem easy to outwit. Meanwhile, Luger, while malevolent and immoral, does not appear to pose any significant threat unless he is carrying a weapon. There are a number of instances when Mariah might have brought a swift end to the entire predicament simply by punching old Otto in the kisser. Of course, thats one of the things that makes The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box rather unique. Newman is counting on audiences to thrive on the mystery and to play along as Mariah collects the pieces to the puzzle. Mariah is as much a young Sherlock Holmes as he is a young Indiana Jones, in that regard. The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box boasts no bone-rattling explosions, no cling-to-the-edge-of-the-seat chase sequences through Victorian London and relatively few special effects CGI or otherwise compared to most modern Hollywood fare. Instead, it offers a fascinating mystery, an entertaining story and compelling characters. It evokes a variety of iconic adventure films, but in order to appeal to wider audiences and younger viewers dials back the intensity of the action. Its fun, suspenseful and satisfying. Reel TimeLee Clark Zumpe Photos by SUSANNA WYATTAbove, Sam Neill, left, and Lena Headey star in the fantasy adventure film The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box, an RLJ Entertainment release. Top left, Aneurin Barnard stars as Mariah Mundi, giving the character an inconspicuous bravery and general sense of decency without making him seem trite, Zumpe explains. At left, Michael Sheen stars as Captain Will Charity in the film.

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Nights Capo De Monte Italian MarketVisit us for all your Italian Grocery Deli needs8400 Seminole Boulevard Seminole 394-7800010214 Delicious Subs & Paninis Gourmet & Italian Foods Prepared Meals-To-Go Beer and Wine Homemade Soups Pasta Sauce Crostini made fresh daily Specialty Meats & Cheeses Homemade Sausage Fresh Italian Bread Homemade Dips, Spreads Mozzarella Cheese & Much More! FULL CATERING MENU FOR ALL YOUR EVENTS! $5 OFFAny purchase of $30 or moreMust present coupon. Dine in or Take out. Not valid with other offers. Exp. 1-31-14 Pick-Up Your Advertisement from the Welcome Back Special and Receive an Additional10% DiscountISSUEDATE:JANUARY30THADVERTISINGDEADLINE:JANUARY17THADVERTISE IN A Tabloid Supplement Geared Towards Active Seniors & Retirees Call727.397.5563 121913BG LanoresNifty 50s Caf817 Clearwater-Largo Rd. S., Largo(Just south of West Bay at 8th Ave. SW in the Stop n Karry Plaza)727-581-7962 Open 7:30-2:30 7 Days a weekHOME OF THE FRIED PORK TENDERLOIN SANDWICH Midwest Style 010914Breakfast all Day starting at $2.75 Try our Delicious Midwest-Style Fried Pork Tenderloin 010914 101713 SinatrameetsJimmy BuffettDale Williams voice of Frank Sinatra Rick Powelland Baypointe Golf Course in Seminole 9399 Commodore Drive January 18 7-10pmBuffet Dinner & Show$25R.S.V.P. Required 727-593-3900010914 Director: Jonathan Newman Rated: PG Jonathan Newmans new film The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box features a mix of ancient mysteries, powerful evil and a fearless heros quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic. In the film, 17-year-old Mariah Mundis life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artifact that grants limitless wealth but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box.RazeGenre: Action and horror Cast: Zo Bell, Rachel Nichols, Doug Jones, Sherilyn Fenn, Tracie Thoms and Bailey Borders Director: Josh Waller Not yet rated Awakening after being abducted, Jamie finds herself in a concrete bunker, and she discovers that she is not alone. She and Sabrina, a fellow abductee, both soon realize that they are in a modern day coliseum where, along with 48 other women, they are condemned to kill each other in order to protect their very own loved ones.The Truth About EmanuelGenre: Drama Cast: Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel, Alfred Molina, Frances OConnor, Jimmi Simpson and Aneurin Barnard Director: Francesca Gregorini Not yet rated Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario), a troubled girl, becomes preoccupied with her mysterious, new neighbor (Jessica Biel), who bears a striking resemblance to her deceased mother. In offering to babysit her newborn, Emanuel unwittingly enters a fragile, fictional world, of which she becomes the gatekeeper.For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the leftside menu.Guitar virtuoso to play Capitol TheatreCLEARWATER Guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke will perform Sunday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Tickets start at $35. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Kottke is widely known for his innovative finger-picking style, which draws on influences from blues, jazz and folk music. He intersperses humorous monologues during his concerts with vocal and instrumental selections from throughout his career, playing solo on his signature sixand 12string guitars. According to a press release, he was born in Athens, Ga., but left town after a year and a half. Kottke was raised in 12 different states, and, as a child, he absorbed a variety of musical influences. He flirted with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age 11. Early on, he embraced both the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt as well as the music of John Phillip Sousa and Preston Epps. Kottkes youth is an odd collection of eccentric adventures. He dropped out of the University of Missouri to hitchhike across the country, ending up in South Carolina and then New London. Photo courtesy of PARADIGM TALENT AGENCYLeo Kottke will perform at the Capitol Theatre on Jan. 12.The trip was not something I enjoyed, he states in the biography. I was broke and met too many interesting people. He joined the Navy to be underwater. His service stint eventually led to hearing loss, caused by shooting at light bulbs in the Atlantic while serving aboard the USS Halfbeak, a diesel submarine. After being discharged from the Navy in 1964, Kottke settled in the Twin Cities area and became a fixture at Minneapolis Scholar Coffeehouse, which had been home to Bob Dylan and John Koerner. He issued his 1968 recording debut LP Twelve String Blues, recorded on a Viking quarter-inch tape recorder, for the Scholars tiny Oblivion label. After sending tapes to guitarist John Fahey, Kottke was signed to Faheys Takoma label, releasing what has come to be called the Armadillo record. Fahey and his manager Denny Bruce soon secured a production deal for Kottke with Capitol Records. Kottkes released his majorlabel debut, Mudlark, in 1971. The album positioned him somewhat uneasily in the singer/songwriter vein, despite his own wishes to remain an instrumental performer. Still, despite arguments with label heads as well as with Bruce, Kottke flourished during his tenure on Capitol, as records like 1972s Greenhouse and 1973s live My Feet Are Smiling and Ice Water found him branching out with guest musicians and honing his guitar technique. With 1975s Chewing Pine, Kottke reached the U.S. Top 30 for the second time. He also gained an international following thanks to his continuing tours in Europe and Australia. More recently, Kottkes 2002 collaboration with Phish bassist Mike Gordon, Clone, earned him a new set of fans. The two followed with a recording in the Bahamas called Sixty Six Steps, produced by Kottkes old friend and Prince producer David Z. Kottke has been awarded two Grammy nominations as well as a Doctorate in Music Performance by the Peck School of Music at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee. OPENING, from page 1B Photo courtesy of TRIBECA FILMJessica Biel, left, and Frances OConnor star in The Truth About Emanuel, distributed by Tribeca Film and Well Go USA Entertainment. A&EBelly dance showcase setST. PETE BEACH Hip Expressions Belly Dance Studio will host its January 1001 Nights dance show on Friday, Jan. 10, at St. Petersburg Nights Russian Restaurant & Dinner Theatre, 6800 Sunset Way. The live dance show is at 8 p.m., followed by a dance party with live music by Boris & Sax. This month there is also a special concert from 7 to 8 p.m. Cost is $15 for the public, $10 for Hip Expressions members, and $5 for children. This months showcase features Cumie Dunio and DEEPWAVE Tribal Fusion. 1001 Nights shows take place on the second Friday of each month. A full menu is available at the show, as well as a full bar with Eastern European vodkas and beer. For reservations, call 363-3832. Decorative artists invite new membersLARGO The Heart of Pinellas Decorative Artists, the local chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, invites anyone interested in the decorative arts to join them at a monthly meeting on second Saturdays, 9 a.m., at Oak Ridge Wesleyan Church, 11000 110th Ave. N., Largo. All skill levels are welcome from the beginner to the advanced artist. After a business meeting at 10 p.m., an art project is taught utilizing various mediums. In addition to hosting painting workshops and encouraging art education in the community, the group has participated in various philanthropic projects including painting and filling ditty bags for the homeless, painting treasure boxes for Shriners Hospital, Habitat for Humanity and donating to local food pantries and the SPCA. The Heart of Pinellas Decorative Artists installed new officers during their Christmas banquet on Dec. 14 at Banquet Masters in Pinellas Park. Newly installed officers are Toni Hoffer, president; Kathy Kelly and Ruth Johnson, first vice presidents; Gail Kautz and Jennifer Hoffer, second vice presidents; Chris Wolfe, secretary, and Debi McClure, treasurer. For more information, visit the HPDA website at www.hpdafl.com.

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Classieds 5B Leader, January 9, 2014 35. Mobile Home Sales 155. Furnished Condos 185. Beach Rentals 485. Help Wanted 485. Help Wanted 1. House Sales 5. R.E. Sales 10. Waterfront SalesPANORAMIC WATER VIEW From This 2BR/2BA Gated Hideway Condo On Lake Seminole Peninsula. Asking $125,000. Virgil Sweet, Charles Rutenberg Realty, (727)410-1205. DEEDED BOAT SLIP! Gorgeous TI 1BR/1BA. Pets Okay. Can Rent Out! Walk To Beach. $175,000. Virginia Wyman, Coldwell Banker, (813)610-0074. 20. Condo SalesMADEIRA BEACH Sea Towers, Waterfront, High Floor, 1BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Partially Furnished, +Carport. (727)546-0215, (727)512-3520. SEMINOLE GARDENS Extra large 1BR/1BA First Floor. End unit, extra windows. Screened Porch. Storage Closet. $37,900. Call Diane (727)410-6388. 2BR, LANDINGS GOLF COURSE, Central Clearwater. Minutes From Beaches, Restaurants, Shopping. Hardwood Floors. New Carpet, Paint, Blinds, A/C & Water Heater. Pool & Laundry On Premise. Pets & Children Welcome. Priced To Sell At $44,950. Linda Twitty, Sales Assoc, Entreken Associates, Inc. (727)460-7043. UPSCALE HOMESLuxury homes, affordable financing, premium locations. Receive a Free list with pictures. www.TampaBayLuxury.com Free recorded message 1-800-450-7064 ID# 1049Free Info Courtesy of Future Home Realty First Time Homebuyer Program*1-800-806-5154www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 yearsLow Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance AvailableHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County062013 SEMINOLE GARDENSNOW IS THE TIME TO BUY WHILE THE PRICES ARE STILL LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX1BR/1BA 704 sq. ft. Nicely Updated, Canal View, Updated Kitchen, 55+ $29,900 1BR/1BA, 704 sq. ft. Crown Molding, Furnished $24,900Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, IV, Broker Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com010914 IMPERIAL POINT 1BR FURNISHED Condo Oversized Glass Enclosed Lanai, $73,900 1BR/1.5BA, Updated, Enclosed Porch, New Appliances, Windows $79,500 Lots of Community Activities. Heated Pool LAKEVIEW of LARGO SOUTH 2BR, W/D. Enclosed Lanai, Covered Parking, Activities. No Flood Great Budget. No car needed. $77,500. Maureen Stilwell, Charles Rutenberg Realty (727)596-2965, (727)458-2246010914 SEMINOLE. CLEAN? QUIET? CONVENIENT? EASY TO OWN? YES! 55+ Several Homes To Choose From. Starting At $2,500. Background Check Required, $60. Call Now! (727)393-0151 TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. 55. Open HouseSATURDAY, 1-4. 2274 17TH AVE SW & 2173 17TH TERRACE SW Completely Updated 3BR/2BA/2CG Homes With Pools. Close To Beach, Dining & Shopping. Both At $214,900! Call Tammi Browning, Prudential Tropical Realty, (727)430-0019. 85. Commercial Sales DOWNTOWN LARGO Free-standing Office Space, 792SF, For Sale. New Roof, Flooring, Windows, A/C; $119,000. Call (727)776-9119 95. Property Mgmt. 145. Unfurnished HousesLARGO: 3BR/1.5BA/1CG, Close To Beach! Screen Enclosed Patio. Pet OK w/Deposit. $1,125/Mo. Annual. Floridas Best Accommodations, (727)517-9404. LARGO: NEAR BEACH 3BR/2BA/2CG, Screened Porch, Fireplace. $1,250/Month +1st, Last, Security. Lawn Maintenance Included. (727)593-9773 ST. PETE, 2BR. LARGE KITCHEN, LR, DR, W/D Hook-Up. 6010 17th Ave. N. $775/Mo. $775 Security. (727)253-0523. 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 914SF, 55+, Laminate Floors, Updated Kitchen. $700/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 SEA TOWERS, 55+. 2BR/2BA Corner Unit. Annual. Partially Furnished, Cute & Clean. (847)639-5969. Affordable 55+ Living GLENWOOD ESTATES:5 Star, Land Owned.All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP., Furnished $175/Mo. Maint. No Flood Insurance Required 12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo.Brochures Available At Clubhouse. #5 2/2/2, Lake View, Furnished, $65,888. For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 010914 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. SEMINOLE 2BR/2BA, 55+. Close To Beach. Pool, Clubhouse, Carport, On Golf Course. $1,200/Mo. Annual. (317)862-1922. 160. Unfurnished CondosSEMINOLE, VILLA MILAN 1BR/1BA, on West side of Lake Seminole, Pool, Dock, No Pets. $625/Month Annual. Guetzlaff Realty(727)204-0829, (727)392-2339 NEW ATLANTIS CLUB 2BR/1BA First Floor, New Carpeting, Freshly Painted. Walk To Shopping. No Pets. $750/Mo. Shipwatch Realty, (727)596-6508. www.ShipwatchRealty.com SEMINOLE, LONG BAYOU, Renovated Modern Condo. 1BR/1BA, Florida Room W/Murphy Bed. 800SF, 2nd Floor. 55+, Gated community. Many amenities. Resort Style Living! $750/Month. (727)385-7718. SHIPWATCH 2BR/2BA w/LOFT, W/D, Great Room w/Skylight. Many Amenities. Near IRB. $1,400/Mo. +Security. (727)710-2093. BARDMOOR 2BR/2BA 1,500SF, Bonus Room. Patio w/Storage Shed, First Floor. Beautiful Clean Unit. $1,475/Month. (727)385-7718. 170. Furnished Apts.MADEIRA BEACH: 1BRs & Efficiencies. Fully Equipped. Weekly. No Pets. Includes Utilities. (727)397-4130. 175. Unfurnished Apts.DOWNTOWN DUNEDIN Studio Apartment, $175/Wkly. Room, $90/Wkly. Clean & Affordable. Free Utilities. Call Or Click 586-2412.com SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. Winter Rentals; 1BR Deluxe & 2BR/2BA. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFSDeluxe 1 & 2 Bedrooms,1st & 2nd Floor. Overlooking Non-smoking Center Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool. Great Location 1 Block From Shopping & Intracoastal. 2942 West Bay Dr.Call for Info (727)585-2161. LARGO VERY CLOSE TO Transportation, Shopping, Hospital. 1BR/1BA, $600/month, 2BR/1BA, $650/month, 2BR/2BA, $700/month. (727)280-5005. EAST BAY/BELCHER, 2BR/1BA Spacious, W/D Hook-Up. Small Fenced Yard. Close To Shopping. Small Dog OK. $820/Mo. (727)530-0335 BELLEAIR BLUFFS Great Quiet Location. Ranch Style, Unfurnished 2BR/1BA, No Traffic Cul-de-Sac. $825/Mo. Neg. (412)741-6339. 185. Beach RentalsINDIAN ROCKS BEACH Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs January rates starting at $395/week +tax. February through Easter Staring at $595/week. Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. (727)595-3000. www.SunshineCozyCottages.com 1 Bedroom Apartments From $785/Month Includes water/sewer & trash. Pet friendly. CALL FOR AVAILABILITY, GOING FAST! Call Imperial Palms Today! (727)585-3723 www.imperialpalms.com 010914 FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED 1-5 Bedrooms Condos, Houses, Duplexes Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797 Tropical Isles Realty, Inc. (727)593-0744, (800)655-0744. SAND KEY Clearwater Beach, Furnished, Large 2BR/2BA. Pool, Annual. $2,200/Month. Under Ground Parking. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. TERRIFIC GULF VIEWS Redington Shores, Large 2BR/2.5BA, W/D, Patio. Newer Tile, Carpet, Paint Throughout. $1,225/Mo. 18131 Gulf Blvd. Jeff, (727)391-1203. ST. PETE BEACH COTTAGE Walk To Gulf, 1BR Unfurnished, $625/Mo. Includes Water. (727)460-3306. INDIAN SHORES Gulf-front. 2BR/2BA, Includes Utilities, W/D, Pool, Reserved Parking, Petless, Monthly/ Seasonal. Owner (813)973-7105. 190. Waterfront RentalsSAND KEY 2BR/2BA CONDO On The Intracoastal. Remodeled, New Appliances, W/D, Heated Pool, Short Walk To Beach. Nonsmoking. $1,450/Mo. Annual. (727)593-0644. SAND KEY DANS ISLAND Furnished 2BR/2BA, Annual, W/D, Clubhouse. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 195. Seasonal RentalsSAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)595-5774. CLEARWATER, GARDEN LEVEL, 2BR/2BA, Waterfront/ Resort Style Condo. Overlooking Tampa Bay, 55+ Community w/Clubhouse, Pool. Fully Furnished. $1,400/Mo. 3 Month Minimum. (781)942-5756. JodyAvtges@gmail.com CLEARWATER MOBILE HOME On Tampa Bay Canal, 2BR/1.5BA, Sunroom. $1,500/Mo. January Through April. (727)463-5152. 210. Mobile Hm. RentalsAFFORDABLE CONVENIENT 1BRs from $135/Week. Large 2BR just $160/Week. Pet Friendly, All Ages. Gulf Breeze MHP (727)474-1074 245. Room For RentSEEKING FEMALE Room, Bath, Privileges. Quiet. Nonsmoker. Largo Area. Must Have Car/ Job. $400/Mo. (727)584-0826. SAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. QUITE SEMINOLE HOME 3 Rooms Utilities and Cable Included. Off Street Parking. Mature Non-Smoker. $550/Month +Security. (727)397-6521. 265. Commercial RentalsOFFICE SPACE Starting At $482 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. VERY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY For Retail/ Service/ Office. High Traffic Visibility In Great Location Of Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. Perfect For Dog Grooming, Massage, Nails, Yoga, Etc, Etc. Use Your Creativity! Approx. 1,300SF. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. Also Has A 2BR/1BA Apt. On Property To Oversee Your Business If Desired. Must See! Only $1,245/Mo. Call (727)224-8690. 290. Storage SpaceWORKSHOP FOR RENT Good for Storage or Work. 34x17 with Electric. Largo off West Bay. $350. (727)581-3849. 345. Lost & FoundLOST BIRD: African Grey parrot, with red tail and red band on leg. Responds to Emma. Last seen 12/23, vicinity of Perth Dr. in Largo (between Belcher & Starkey Rds.) Owner heartbroken. Large REWARD. (727)239-6268. 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. Call/ Text 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 PREGNANT? Thinking about Adoption? Choose the Perfect Family For Your Baby Benefits may include: Free Apartment Free Medical Care Free Counseling Experienced Adoption Entity (727)421-2514 FL BAR #0967841 410. Massage TherapyLICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST Therapeutic Massage. 20+ Years Experience. Will Make House Calls. Reasonable Rates, $75 For 1-Hour. Bonnie, #MA6760, (305)849-1121. 435. Adult Care & Svcs.DO YOU NEED A LIVE-IN CAREGIVER?Im Available Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Have Excellent References. Call Angie, (727)365-2386. 485. Help Wanted MISCELLANEOUS EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807 SERVERSPinecrest Place Retirement Community is looking for mature candidates to work in our Dining rooms, to include Assisted Living and Memory Care. P-T multiple positions open; various hours including weekends & holidays. We are looking for candidates to provide quick, efficient, and pleasant delivery of food to our residents & guests, ensuring all quality standards of food service are being met. Position requires Level II background screening; EOE; Drug-free workplace. Please apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. THRIFT STORE MANAGER II in Dunedin ----------------------Applicants must have at least five (5) successful years of work experience in a supervisory, retail position.----------------------$41,000 Annually Full-Time EXCELLENT BENEFITS APPLY IN PERSON AT: 2622 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin, FL 32698 EOE/DFWP 010914 RESIDENT AIDESPinecrest Place, a premier retirement community, is seeking aides to provide daily care to our AL & Memory Care residents. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Part-time, various shifts. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or send resume to Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP APPOINTMENT SETTERS/ TELEMARKETERSMust Be Reliable, Fast Paced. People Needed For Setting Travel Club Appointments. Weekly Pay $8-$10 Per Hour Or Commission 26-35 Hrs/ Wk. Apply In Person; Sun-Thurs, 3-9. (727)393-6000 Ext. 0. 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6B Professional Services Leader, January 9, 2014 PROFESSIONALSERVICES Place Your Ad Here For $40 Per Week To Place An Ad Call 397-5563 Fax 399-204224 Hour Classieds www.tbnweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon 485. Help Wanted 485. Help Wanted 505. Part-Time Help 522. Careers 830. Van & SUV Sales HANYMAN/ MAINTENANCE Needed Part-time. Able to Work Flexible Hours. Contact office (727)586-1969 PRINTING OPERATORS NEEDED PrimeNet is a fast growing, Direct Marketing Service Organization in Largo. We currently have FT/ PT openings available in; Offset and Digital Printing, and Machine Operators. Experience a plus, but we can train. Send resume to HR@primenet.com Experienced Energy Reps Work for the #1 Room in the Market Place! (Clearwater FL) Come find out for yourself why our agents make this room the best place to work! We buy leads constantly! $20 per deal! Guaranteed Minimum of $400 per week or your commissions whatever is greater! Limited space available so call or stop by now to secure your space on the team! If you are tired of how little money you are making at your current room come and check us out! Level2Direct LLC A Level Above (727)216-7491 SECURITY GUARDPinecrest Place retirement community, located in Largo, has an opening for a P/T Security Guard, 2pm-10pm, including weekends and holidays. Greets and monitors visitors and residents coming and going from the building. Monitors per established schedules emergency and safety equipment; assist residents & family members with minor maintenance issues patrols property; answers phone lines and dispatches calls; completes appropriate forms as required. We are looking for a dependable, experienced candidate that has great customer service skills and a desire to serve. Please send resume to:Margaret.kristall@brookdaleliving.comor fax to (727)581-8409. Apply in person at: Concierge Desk, 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. EOE; Drug free workplace. PART-TIME CNASPinecrest Place, an upscale retirement community located in Largo is seeking PT CNAs for our Personalized Living Home Healthcare office. The position requires candidates to assist residents with ADLs based on their individualized plan of care. Escort residents to Dr. appointment; possess excellent customer service skills; able to communicate effectively with resident, visitors, members of health care team. Must be flexible with hours available to include weekend & holidays as required by resident needs. Candidates can apply in person at Pinecrest Place, 1150 8th Ave. SW; Largo, FL 33770 or fax resume to (727)581-8409. Drug free workplace; EOE; Must have valid CNA certification RETIRED? LOOKING FOR EXTRA INCOME? DoubleTree Beach Resort Is Seeking An Experienced HVAC Maintenance Tech w/Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Experience. Jamie, (727)393-2813. PERSON TO CHANGE TIRES, 5 1/2 /Days Per Week, Good Pay. Experienced Only. (727)678-8539, 8:00AM-5:30PM. RETAIL SALES: SUNGLASS Store, Johns Pass. Part-Time, 8-15 Hours/ Week. Evenings/ Weekends. Call Nancy, (813)221-6655. RECREATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR: $32,541 to $47,184. Details/ application: myseminole.com or at City Hall, City of Seminole, 9199 113th Street N, Seminole, 33772. DFWP, EOE, VP. RECREATION LEADER I Range $11.15/hour to $16.17/hour. Details/ application: myseminole.com or at City Hall, City of Seminole, 9199 113th Street N, Seminole, 33772. DFWP, EOE, VP. CELL PHONE/ IPAD TECHNICIAN CLEARWATER/ LARGO *Must have a minimum of 1 year experience repairing devices like cell phones (iPhones, Samsungs). *The ability to troubleshoot and diagnose issues with various consumer electronics such as tablets and cell phones. *Inventory control, organizational skills and electronics parts understanding and sourcing knowledge. *Excellent personal and professional growth potential for self starter *Outstanding income potential Email resume to: cellphonetech@live.com 505. Part-Time HelpLPN: PINECREST PLACEA Premier retirement community, is seeking an LPN for our Memory Care area, Weekends Only 2pm-10pm. Candidate should have previous experience working in a geriatric environment and have a commitment to making a difference in the lives they touch. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, Send resume to Margaret.kristall @brookdaleliving.com or fax to (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP. HOUSEKEEPER PART-TIME FOR SMALL IRB INN References, Reliability, Quality and Transportation Required. (727)595-7006. CLEANER Private school is currently seeking a part-time cleaning person. This position requires successful completion of a Level II background screening. Please submit your resume via fax or email to St. Cecelia School, Fax (727)466-9140, Email: scsoffice@st-cecelia.org or call the school at (727)461-1200. 510. Home Care HelpCAREGIVER NEEDED Part-Time, Live In CNA, 7am Thursday To 7am Saturday. ADL, Dementia Care For 125lb non-weight-bearing man. Madeira Beach. (352)542-2562, Leave Message. 515. Hospitality HelpLAUNDRY, PREP COOK, Line Cook, F&B Assistant Manager, Night Security. Doubletree Beach Resort/ Restaurant. Apply At: 17120 Gulf Blvd. North Redington Beach, (727)369-7101. 525. Medical HelpCNAs, HHAs NEEDED FOR Pinellas County Area. Choose Your Hours. $10-15 Per Hour. (727)822-3034 CNAs & HHAs NEEDED. All days and hours. Live-in and Weekend availability a PLUS! Call Griswold Home Care. (727)547-7000 LOVE DOGS? Go to work and fall in love. Academyofanimalarts.com Enrolling now! (866)517-9546 525. Medical Help 535. Business Opportunities Private Duty, In-Home-Care Flexible hours/days/nights Competitive pay 092712 Cost-Effective Statewide AdvertisingPlace Your Ad Of 25 Words or Less In More Than 100 Newspapers Across Florida For Only $475/week. You Can Reach Over 5 Million Readers Through Our Network Of Daily & Weekly Florida Newspapers. Contact Tampa Bay Newspapers Classified Dept. (727) 397-5563 072513 LOOKING TO INCREASE YOUR INCOME?If you are looking to make some extra cash, the Times is looking for you. We are searching for independent distributors to sell and deliver our newspapers to stores and news racks during early morning hours. Must be able to pass background and credit check. We currently have business opportunities inPinellas CountyIf youre interested in managing your own business we invite you to contact us to learn more.CALL 1-866-396-5585 TODAY 121913 585. AuctionsGRANNYS AUCTION(AB1769) Buying & Consigning. Free Antique Appraisals Tuesdays 12-4. Furniture, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, pottery, glass, military, sterling, gold, etc. (727)572-1567 5175 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater 597. Coins & StampsCOIN SPECIAL! Indian Head Pennies, Buffalo Nickels, V Nickels, .98 Each. Silver Certificates, $1.98. Buying Gold, Silver, Jewelry, Old Comic Books. Buy/ Sell/ Trade. (727)967-1482 600. MerchandiseCARPET INSTALLER HAS Unused carpet various sizes, colors. Also boxes of laminate. Save $$$ (727)535-8286. TWO HAIR CUTTING CHAIRS, Excellent Condition! Both For $100 Or $75 Each. (727)244-4241. 640. FurnitureTWIN TRUNDLE BEDS Mattresses, Pads, Fitted Sheets Included. Barely Used. $125. Call (727)278-1877. 660. Wanted to BuyCASH PAID BY NEW ENGLAND Collector for Quality Old Items. Dishes, Books, Dolls, Paintings, Watches, Cameras, Coins, Stamps. Dave (207)649-9130. 810. Auto Sales FORD 1992 TAURUS A/C, 70,000 Miles. Looks & Runs Excellent. $1,595. (727)656-4472, (727)210-7262. 827. Auto RepairPower Window & Lock Repair Licensed, Mobile, Guaranteed. Free Estimates. (727)322-3050 AllPowerAuto.com Jim Sailor DODGE 2013 GRAND CARAVAN Wheelchair Van With 10 Lowered Floor, Ramp & Tie Downs. For More Info Please Call Ben At (727)644-6101. 885. Autos Wanted THINKING ABOUT SELLING OR TRADING?I Will Pay More Than Trade-In On Good, Clean, Low-Mileage Vehicles. Harold Corey, Auto Borker(727)595-9393WE BUY CARS Any Condition, New, Old or Junk. No Title & Liens OK! (813)418-7927 or (727)493-5302 $400 & Up Minimum Guaranteed for Junk Vehicles, State Approved Disposal. Serving Pinellas 25 Years. (727)458-3721, (727)564-0831 ALL AUTOS WANTED With or without title. Any condition, make, year or model. We pay up to $20,000. Free Towing. (813)516-0847, (727)495-3516. MIN. $400 CASH For Junk Cars & Trucks In Pinellas Cty. Top $ Paid. All Tampa Bay. State Approved Disposal Site. Free Tow. (727)710-1702. 090513-2 AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLINGRUNNING OR NOT, TITLE OR NO TITLE MON. SUN. 9AM 9PM FREE TOW 24/7 SE HABLA ESPAOL(727)286-3209www.WBCFast.com112113WE PAY $400 TO $6,000 CASH! 910. Boat SlipsWET SLIPS FOR RENTFrom 25-55. Sail Or Power. Easy Access To Gulf. Madeira Beach. Ample Parking $7.55/ Foot (727)641-6465. RAIL/ RACK TO LIFT Boat/ Waverunner Out Of Water, Paid $400, $100 OBO. (727)587-7794. 915. Boat-Marine Svc.TOMS SPECIALIZED MARINE LLC Yamaha and Mercury Outboard Repair & Repowering. Custom Electronics & Rigging. Winterizing & Seasonal Service. Authorized LandnSea Distributor. Reasonable Rates. (727)744-4352 975. Garage-Yard SalesCHAPEL TREASURES! An Unusual Thrift Shop Full Of Fine Things. Friday & Saturday, 8AM-12PM, 12601 Park Blvd. Seminole. (727)391-2919. We Accept Donations And Drop Offs As Well. coth@coth.org FRI-SAT, 8AM-3PM. 6 Lighted Christmas Tree, LOTS Of Holiday Decorations, Comforters, Ceiling Fan, More. 9024 118th Way North, Seminole. BELLEAIR TOWN/ HALL Garage Sale. Lots Costume Jewelry Saturday Only/ Off Ponce de Leon 8:00am-2:00pm A Annual Thrift Sale Oakhurst United Methodist 13400 Park Blvd., SeminoleFriday, 9 a.m. 2 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. Noon On Saturday Only, We Will Have The $3 per Bag Sale010914 Cabinets AC & Heating Carpet Sales Cleaning/Janitorial Computer Services Door Repairs GuttersWE BEAT HOME-CENTER PRICES 38/Years. Made in our shop. Reface, Repaint, Replace. (727)536-0859, (727)504-0953 Lic#C9362. www.cometcabinetsinc.com ALL WOOD CABINETS, Countertops. Reface/Replace. Free Estimates, Computer Design. 30 Yrs. #C-9055. (727)365-2358. MC/Visa/Discover. Kustom Kitchen, Inc. www.KustomKitchen.net Carpet Cleaning LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM & Hallway, $65. Also Furniture Cleaning. Carpet Stretching $50/Hr. (727)644-5848, (727)545-3855. CELTIC CARPET CLEANING $125 Whole House Deep Clean! No Hidden Charges! Snowbird Discount. Upholstery Services Also Available. Family Owned & Operated. Call (727)290-7326. CARTERS CARPET & UPHOLSTERY 7-Rooms $109.95 5-Rooms 79.95 3-Rooms $59.95 Carpets Pre-Treated, Sofa & Loveseat $69.95, Tile & Grout .34/SF. No Hidden Fees!! Quality, Affordable Work. Truck-Mounted. Deep Cleaned. Bonded & Insured. (813)787-3920, (727)642-7365 Carpet RepairCARPET REPAIRS BY TOM Over 30-Years Exp. In Pinellas. Installation Available. Free Est. (727)599-1135 (727)588-1591 QUALITY CARPET Repairs, Re-stretches. Wood Laminate, Carpet, Tile. Sales/ Service. Credit-Cards Accepted. 20-Years Experience. (727)527-1359. CARPET CLEANING DIVISION, (727)527-1088. Ceilings Ceramic TileBowes Expert Ceramic TileWE TILE EVERYTHING! Discounts Available Now On Bath/ Kitchen Remodeling! Free Estimates. Insured. Lic#C-6341 (727)410-7281 Ceramic Life-Style, Inc. HUSBAND & WIFE TEAM Low, Low Prices! Repairs, New Installations. #C5760. WHY WAIT? Visa/MC. (727)399-0770 WT TILE SPECIALIZING IN Bathroom Rnovations, Custom Showers, Floor Tile, Quality Workmanship, Affordable, Reliable, Clean. (727)433-4988. Lic#6368. Cleaning/JanitorialFREE ESTIMATES. If CLEAN Is What You Want, CLEAN Is What You Get, When You Call Georgette. (727)391-7866. AFFORDABLE, FREE Estimates Superior Cleaning. Residential, foreclosures, move-in/ out. Honest, professional, experienced. References/ Insured (727)565-9280. Husband & Wife Cleaning Team Homes, Offices, Motels, Vacation Rentals. Quality Guaranteed. Bonded, References. (727)403-8051. CUSTOM CEILING WORK Prompt & Professional Comm. & Res. Acoustical Including Repairs & Upgrades Since 1980(727)280-3073010914 QUALITY CEILING REFINISHING, INC.Popcorn RemovalCracked CeilingsPlaster/Drywall RepairWater Damage RepairOutdoor CeilingsJob completed in one day with no mess! 100% FinancingLic. #CRC-1326471Bonded, Insured, Free Est.(727)446-3550Established 1979072513 EUROPEAN WOMAN Great Cleaning! Great Price! Excellent References. Urszula, (727)656-0703 EXPERIENCED & HARDWORKING Ill Clean Your Home Like No Other! References Upon Request. Sebastian, (570)878-7737, (727)474-5402. NORMA JEANNES CLEAN Hardworking Boston Gal Will Do A Wicked Good Job! Excellent References. (727)559-1550. PROFESSIONAL CLEANING General House Cleaning, New Construction Cleaning, After Hours Cleaning Available. Licensed, Insured. (727)692-8860. HOME CLEANING30 Years Exp. Licensed. Insured. References. Largo Resident Since 1990. Quality, Detailed, Fair Prices. Organizing Available. My Supplies (Mild Products Available).(727)460-0923 Computer ServicesMARK EVANS COMPUTERS 50+ New & Used Laptops & Desktop Computers in Stock with Warranty. Repairs & Custom builds. 14/Years in Business, Thousands of Happy Customers! Expert service and quick turnaround time. No problem we cant fix! www.markevanscomputers.com (727)395-0069, (727)455-8450 APPLE & PC SERVICE & REPAIRSVirus Removal and Wireless Setup Experts! Call Rafe, Clearwater (727)459-3125 www.aaacomputerdoctor.com ST. PETE COMPUTERS 9150 49th Street N, Pinellas Park (727)490-7664 Computer & Laptop Repair, Virus & Spyware Removal. Tune-ups/ Data Transfer/ Upgrades. Refurbished Computers, Laptops. Visit www.stpetepc.com for Coupon & Hardware Specials. Onsite service available. We Buy Broken Laptops ConcreteCONCRETE N BLOCKDMQ Group. State-Certified Contractor, #CGC036131. Quality Work, Reasonable Rates. Since 1980. (727)637-5419, (727)393-7697. Complete Concrete, Block, Stucco & Paver Work, Driveways, Sidewalks, Patios. David Will, (727)459-9710. #C10222. MIKE QUARANTO Concrete Inc. 20+ Years Experience. Quality Service. Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks. #C-5640. Call (727)398-5160. 082213 Patio Door Repair Specialist I Get Them Sliding Again No Installations. Angies List 2007-2008, 2010-2012 Super Service Award! (727)733-4353. www.PatioDoorRepairInc.com DraperiesCUSTOM DRAPERIES & Valances, Bedding, Cushions, Shades. Your Fabric Or Ours. Since 1981. (727)397-5708. SewFineCustomSewing.com ElectricalAffordable Quality Work 24-Hour Service. Free Est. Senior Discount. #ER0009230 STEVEN HOBBS ELECTRIC, INC (727)441-2788 $25 OFF ELECTRIC WORK Same-Day Service www.ThetaElectric.com All Calls Answered. No Job Too Small! Lic/ Insured. EC13004626. Military/ Senior Discounts. (727)475-2923. GABRIEL ELECTRIC Rewires, Repairs, Upgrades. 24/7 Emergency Service. LOW Rates!! Senior Discounts. Since 1986. Insured. #ER0010733. (727)442-0845 HASENEY Electrical Services Best Rates in Area. 35-Years Experience. Present this ad for the 5% discount. Insured. VISA/MC. EC13001677. (727)441-8434 B&B ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS We Have The Solution! All Electrical Repairs/Installs. Fuses to Breakers! Senior Discounts! #ER13012577. (727)512-4250. Furniture Repair-RefinBRUCES FURNITURE Repair, Refinishing, Stripping. Specializing In Caning. Dont Buy New, RENEW! Free Estimates. (727)439-7324 Garage DoorsFREE ESTIMATES! DOORS/ OPENERS Installations/ Repairs. I Fix It Or Its Free!! C-8821/Ins. Advanced Garage Door Services.(727)585-3525 TRINITY GARAGE DOOR SERVICE, INC. Hillsborough/Pasco/Pinellas. We specialize In Garage Door Repair & Installation. Lifetime Warranty on Springs. Free Estimates. Bonded/Insured. Lic#GD13010. Lic#C-10827 (727)388-7898 102413 BarnettAluminum.com Soffit, Fascia,Siding, Seamless Gutters, Screening, Patios, Awnings, Windows, Satisfaction Guaranteed. #C9302. Charles Barnett, Inc. (727)5282449. HandymanALL AROUND THE HOUSE! Insallations, Repairs, Since 1972. Lic. C-9055; Insured. Free Estimates. (727)365-2358. Kustom Kitchen, Inc, www.KustomKitchen.net Don Bolam Enterprises, Inc. Carpentry, Refacing, Repairs, Doors, Moldings, etc. 45 yrs. in Pinellas. (727)443-3811. CRC057276 HANDY DANDY OLD MAN For all your around-the-house maintenance needs. Residential/ Commercial. GMAN, (727)678-5136, Info. RELIABLE HANDYMAN BILL 20-Years Experience. Free Estimates. No Job Too Small. $20 Off w/Ad. (727)687-4565 YARD CLEAN-UPS Handyman, Property Maintenance, Trimming, Haul Away Junk, Gutter Cleaning, Reasonable Prices. (727)543-7066. THOMAS SMITH, Dependable Home Repair SPECIALIST 15+ Years Experience. No Job To Small! Free Estimates. References. (727)348-0744. Experienced, Reliable Handyman Services. Inside/ Outside Home Repairs & Maintenance. Senior Discount. Free Estimate. (727)698-3938. CALL AN EXPERIENCED, Dependable Handyman! Affordable Rates. Minor Home Repairs. No Job Too Small. (727)742-3643 HaulingCHOOSE 1-800-GOT JUNK? Floridas Largest Junk Removal Service. Homeowners, Contractors, Realtors and Property Managers. Get rid of unwanted items effortlessly. BILLYS HAULING Small Jobs OK. Yard/ Garage Clean-Outs, Small Repairs. Available 7 Days/Week. (727)393-7567 (727)644-6037 HAULING BY DOUG Clean Out Houses, Garages, Debris, Etc. Reasonable Rates. Call Doug, (727)743-3130. Best Handyman In Town!Very Pleasant, Friendly, Cooperative & Most Of All, Best Job, Guaranteed! No Job Too Small, We Do It All, Just Call! (727)433-0604 072513 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 Cleaning/Janitorial Cleaning/Janitorial Universal CMS Inc. cleaning service office, residential, handyman service & powerwashingCall Today Save 15% Off on Any of our ServicesEliray00@aol.com 727-587-7900 727-587-7999 www.universalcmsinc.com 1886 west bay drive suite e-9 largo, fl 33770010914 $19 Service Special! AC/ Heating Tune-Ups, Repairs, Duct Work and Installs. Same Day Service! Credit Cards Accepted! Licensed/ Insured CAC1817421 velocityairconditioning.com (727)768-7882 HALES A/C SERVICE, INC. Reliable, Same-Day Service On All Brands. Free Estimate on Replacement. (727)398-5515. #CAC055503. www.halesac.com AC & HEATING REPAIR SPECIALIST UV LIGHTS, MOBILE HOMES, DUCT WORK, SALES, SERVICE, INSTALLATIONS. IHKSERVICES.COM LIC#CAC057961, INSURED. (727)487-4223 SALES SERVICE REPAIRSNo Overtime (7:30am-7:30pm) Except Sundays & HolidaysREFER A FRIEND PROGRAMSOLAR POWERED ATTIC FANSDRYER VENT CLEANING & REPLACEMENTFREE SECOND OPINIONS & ESTIMATES TO REPLACEDUCT TESTING, REPAIR, & REPLACEMENTLOAD CALCULATIONS FOR PROPER SIZING TO DETERMINE HOW MUCH A/C YOU REALLY NEEDATTIC INSULATIONwww.AirFlo-ErwoodAC.comCAC1816535 (727)528-1227 100313 ACCEPTS VISA, MC, DISCOVER CALL: 397-5563 You Dont Have To Be Magellan to Discover Great Deals!Search the Classieds! CHECK YOUR ADS THE FIRST DAYIn the event of error in any advertising, this publication will not be nancially responsible beyond the cost of the advertisement in which the error appears. For advertisement scheduled to run more than one time, this publication will not issue credit for errors beyond the rst publication week. Tampa Bay Newspapers, Inc. reserves the right to refuse advertising copy deemed by the Publisher as objectionable in any sense and to change the classication from that ordered to conform to the policy of the publisher. UNBEATABLE PRICE$! FA$T RE$ULT$!Sell Your Home In The Classieds!CALL TODAY! 397-5563

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Professional Services 7B Leader, January 9, 2014 Lawn Care Home Improvement Plumbing Roofing Siding/Soffit Tree Services Tree Services EVERGREEN LAWNS Tired Of Fall Leaves? Leave Your Leaves To Us! www.EgLawn.com Free Estimates! (727)639-1520. Mobile Home Maintenance Moving/ShippingA-2-Z MOVING, INC. 24 Box Truck. Est. 1986. Local/ Statewide. FL#IM660. (727)584-2302 DAINGERFIELD MOVING Small Moves, Large Moves One Piece, One Room. House Or Office. (727)392-5856. IM-1034. ABES INTEGRITY MOVING BBB (A Rated). Referral Based. Honest, Affordable, Reliable. IM1462. www.abesmoving.com (727)822-6683 PaintingTONY RICKARDS PAINTING INC. Interior, Exterior. Pressure Cleaning; Pool Decks, Driveways, Roofs. Free Estimates. Insured #C-3923. (727)595-9177. AFFORDABLE PAINTINGBy Tim Barrett Painting, Inc. 20-Years Experience. Honest & Dependable. Insured. #C-9762. Owner Operated. (727)391-6694. *INTERIOR, $35+ PER ROOM* Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Textures, Drywall Repair. Dobraski Bros. C-5352. (727)458-3477 SENIOR DISCOUNT!Local Painting Contractors For 31+ Years. Call John & Mary Leonard, C-4075. (727)595-8312. Plaster & StuccoTURNER WALL & CEILING, INC. Wall & Ceiling Repairs. Water Damage, A/C Holes, Plastering, Drywall Repairs And Texturing. #C-5129 (727)391-3569. ANDYS STUCCO & Plastering. Small Plaster/ Stucco Jobs. Patch Work. Lic#C-6903. Insured. Free Estimates. (727)524-8140, (727)434-4386. PlumbingSmall Job Plumbing Specialist Sewer & Drain CleaningI-CFC1427888. Low Rates.Don-Charles(727)522-2508 ALUMINUM CONTRACTOR 727-528-2449 GUTTERS SOFFIT FASCIA SIDING SCREENING PATIOS AWNINGS WINDOWS FREE ESTIMATELIC. C-9302SATISFACTION GUARANTEED FULLY LICENSED & INSURED 022813-1 A. BOYD FARMER PAINTING Family Business, 30+ Yrs. Residential & Commercial NO JOB TOO SMALL! 2 COATS PAINT/PRIMER, POWER WASH & PREP WORK. TEXTURING QUALITY GUARANTEED SENIOR DISCOUNT(727)458-3650#C-8626 052412 010914-1 EXPIRES January 17 PLUMBING REPAIRS R-US, INC. Repairs & Irrigation. Owner Operated. Low Rates. Free Estimates. 10% OFF W/AD! CFC-1428533. Insured. Visa/MC. (727)487-3645. ANYTIME PLUMBING All Plumbing Repairs, Re-Pipes & Drain Cleaning. No Job Too Small! CFC1425923 (727)822-1742 METCALFE PLUMBING 30-Years Experience. Free Estimates. Senior Discounts. License #C-10193. RF11067406. (727)641-2876. AA&J PLUMBING, LLC Faucets, Heaters, Remodel, Re-pipes. Owner completes all work. John, (727)712-6865 Lic #C-10749, RF11067557 Pool ServiceSERVICE AS LOW AS $70/MO. Third month FREE! Free Estimates. (727)954-0323 LIVING WATER POOL SERVICEWeekly Service Or Chemical Check Only, Includes Chemicals. Family Owned. (727)204-1387 WRIGHTS POOL & LAWN SERVICE Complete Pool & Lawn Service Combos as Low as $125/Month Licensed/ Insured Residential/ Commercial Credit Card Accepted Free Estimates. (727)385-3523. Pressure CleaningDONS OUTSIDE HOME CARE 10% Senior Discounts, Roofs, Homes, Pool Enclosures, Drive & Walkways. Lic/Ins. Free Estimates. (727)364-6043. MCBRIDE N SONS PRESSURE CLEANING We clean patios, pool decks, siding and rubber membrane roofs. Free estimates. Mobile Home Specialists! (727)851-0458. RemodelingR.J. PATE CONTRACTING Repair, Remodel, Updates, Kitchens,Baths, Windows, Doors. Free Estimates. I-CRC1326585. (727)320-0182, (727)424-2834 LOWEST PRICES ON ALL Remodeling/ Roofing/ Room Additions. A-Affordable Home Solutions West Coast Florida. CBC-1253637 CBC-1330057 (727)410-7323. RoofingWEST COAST ROOFING & CONTRACTING, INC. Call Us For All Your Roofing Needs! (727)647-6470 www.WestCoastRoof.net #RC-29027093 ROOF LEAKS?Residential/ Commercial. Roof Repairs, Preventative Maintenance, Roof Coatings. All Performance Roofing. Just Ask Gary, Same Owner Since 1987. #ICCC-058189 (727)391-3620. MERILLAT ROOFING Free Estimates, Residential/ Commercial. Repair Specialist. All Types; Shingle, Tile, Metal, Flat, Skylights, Soffit, Fascia. Owner Operated. Licensed/ Insured. RC0066779. Office (727)412-8826. 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Joining Alicia Hall Moran as Bess and Nathaniel Stampley as Porgy will be Alvin Crawford as Crown, Kingsley Leggs as Sporting Life, Sumayya Ali as Clara, Denisha Ballew as Serena, Danielle Lee Greaves as Mariah and David Hughey as Jake. The cast also includes Dan Barnhill, Vanjah Boikai, Adrianna M. Cleveland, Roosevelt Andr Credit, Cicily Daniels, Dwelvan David, Nkrumah Gatling, Tamar Greene, Nicole Adell Johnson, James Earl Jones II, Quentin Oliver Lee, Cheryse McLeod Lewis, Sarita Rachelle Lilly, Kent Overshown, Chauncey Packer, Lindsay Roberts, Fred Rose and Soara-Joye Ross. The Gershwins Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, features one of Broadways most accomplished creative teams, led by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and two-time Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray. The creative team also includes choreographer Ronald K. Brown, set designer Riccardo Hernandez, costume designer Esosa, lighting designer Christopher Akerlind, sound designer Acme Sound Partners, music supervisor Constantine Kitsopoulous and music director/conductor Dale Rieling. Based on DuBose Heywards novel Porgy and the play of the same name, which he co-wrote with his wife Dorothy Heyward, the Broadway revival of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess is a stunning and stirring new staging with a magnificent 23-piece orchestra, including such legendary songs as Summertime, It Aint Necessarily So and I Got Plenty of Nothing. The classic story is set in Charlestons fabled Catfish Row, where the beautiful Bess struggles to break free from her scandalous past, and the only one who can rescue her is the courageous Porgy. Threatened by her formidable former lover Crown, and the seductive enticements of the colorful troublemaker Sporting Life, Porgy and Bess relationship evolves into a deep romance that triumphs as one of theaters most exhilarating love stories. Following a sold-out engagement as part of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard Universitys 2011-12 season, The Gershwins Porgy and Bess moved to the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway for a limited engagement with an official opening on Jan. 12, 2012. After extending the show twice, The Gershwins Porgy and Bess closed on Sept. 23, 2012 after 322 performances, making it the longest running production of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess to ever play Broadway. The 2012 Broadway cast recording of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess is now available on PS Classics. Porgy and Bess first premiered at the Colonial Theatre in Boston on Sept. 30, 1935. Broadway performances followed featuring a cast of classically trained African-American singers a daring and visionary artistic choice at the time. This new adaptation of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess was specifically created for Broadway and features a revised book in a musical theater format and jazz-oriented musical arrangements. Photo by MICHAEL J. LUTCH/STRAZ CENTERAlicia Hall Moran stars as Bess and Nathaniel Stampley as Porgy in the The Gershwins Porgy and Bess, running Jan. 14-19 at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Tampas Jobsite Theater to stage The Hound of the BaskervillesTAMPA Jobsite Theater will bring to the stage a tongue-in-cheek treatment of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The Hound of the Baskervilles, running now through Feb. 2, in the Shimberg Playhouse at The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Performances will be Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 4 p.m. Regularly priced tickets are $28. Call 813-229-7827 or visit www.strazcenter.org. Featuring an ancient family curse, a desolate moor, a spectral hound and a deranged killer on the loose, The Hound of the Baskervilles is the most celebrated Holmes story of all a masterpiece of mystery and suspense. One after another, the male heirs of the Baskerville family are being knocked off. Sherlock Holmes, self-proclaimed greatest detective of all time, sends Dr. Watson to the countryside in order to prevent more bloodshed, and naturally mayhem and, in this production, wackiness of various kinds ensues. Fans of Jobsites previous sold-out productions of The 39 Steps and the (abridged) plays will not want to miss this similarlyveined three-person tour-de-force starring Giles Davies as Sherlock Holmes, et al, David Jenkins as Dr. Watson and Shawn Paonessa as Sir Henry Baskerville, et al. In no way a stranger to theatrical roles with a strong literary bent, Davies has appeared with Jobsite as Macbeth as well as in Fahrenheit 451 (Beatty) and Quills (The Marquis). Davies has also performed one-man shows focused on Edgar Allen Poe, Charles Dickens and Shelleys Frankenstein. Jenkins was last seen as Coleman in The Lonesome West and is the producing artistic director of the company. Paonessa last graced the Jobsite stage as CB in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Jenkins and Paonessa have also appeared onstage together in comedies ranging from the (abridged) plays to the title pair in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. The production is directed by Katrina Stevenson, who helmed Jobsites The 39 Steps and all of the companys (abridged) plays: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Image courtesy of THE STRAZ CENTERJobsite Theater, the resident theater company of the David A. Straz, Jr. Center, brings its adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The Hound of the Baskervilles to the stage, running Jan. 8 through Feb. 2 in the Shimberg Playhouse.(abridged), The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), The Complete History of America (abridged) and All The Great Books (abridged). Sets and lights are designed by Brian Smallheer with a sound design by Dave Steinweg. Stephen Canny and John Nicholson adapted the play from the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Straz to present evening with Garrison KeillorTAMPA Writer, humorist and author Garrison Keillor will visit the Tampa Bay area, appearing Sunday, Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m., in the Carol Morsani Hall at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place. Regularly priced tickets range from $35.50 to $55.50. Call 813-229-7827 or visit www.straz center.org. Keillor will present an evening of wryly thoughtful musing and whimsical conversation. He was born in 1942 in Anoka, Minn., and began his radio career as a freshman at the University of Minnesota, from which he graduated in 1966. He went to work for Minnesota Public Radio in 1969, and on July 6, 1974, he hosted the first broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion in St. Paul. Today, some 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations coast to coast and beyond tune in to the show each week. A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music and Keillors signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon. Keillor has been honored with Grammy, ACE and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His many books include Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance and Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny. He is the host of the daily program The Writers Almanac and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places. In 2006, Keillor played himself in the movie adaptation of his show, a film directed by Robert Altman. He has two grandsons and in 2007, he opened an independent bookstore, Common Good Books, in St. Paul, the city where he and his wife and daughter make their home.



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Mariachi singer at odds with LCCLargo couple told lackluster ticket sales of Hispanic acts bar future bookings By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO Lily Cortes transition to the United States has not been a smooth one, and her reception at the Largo Cultural Center, unfortunately, was no exception. As a member of the Coalition of Hispanic Artists and Tampa Hispanic Heritage Inc., the mariachi singer contacted the center to ask if the city was interested in a performance in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. She wanted to make the presentation a free event, open to the public. We dont do that here, Cortes said a representative told her. There werent any plans to celebrate the month. In attempts to keep the venue more self-sustaining, the city only books performers that can bring in ticket revenue. Hispanics dont really have the public spaces. They dont have places to exhibit their art; they dont have places to perform.Tim McCarthy, husband to mariachi singer Lily CortesHispanic acts dont sell tickets. Cortes was invited to rent the space for $2,500. Lily was pretty upset, said her husband, Tim McCarthy, a 12-year Largo resident retired from the U.S. Navy. Art in any society is a reflection of its people. If theres no Hispanics represented in the Cultural Center, therefore, there must be no Hispanics in the community. According to 2010 census data, 9 percent of Largos residents identify as Hispanic, 0.5 percent higher than Pinellas Countys 2012 projection of its Hispanic population. Cortes admits that perhaps she didnt understand the concept of the Largo Cultural Center. Back in Mexico, it was a casa de cultura where she learned how to sing in the style of Italian opera, training that laid the groundwork for professionally performing the mariachi songs she grew up with. Upon arriving here, we thought to do the same, Cortes said in an interview spoken partially in Spanish; the relatively recent immigrant to the United States is still mastering English. The couple know that other civic venues offer reduced fees for nonprofits, for as much as half the price Largo offered. We dont want everything free, no, no, Cortes said. When automatically you go to some places, they look at you because youre Latin and say, OK, shes coming to ask us for money. McCarthy emailed the city mayor and commissioners For the owlsOcean Unger and Averi Miller celebrated their joint birthday by giving back to the birds of prey program at McGough Nature Park. Instead of gifts, the girls asked their guests to donate to the program on their behalf. The city of Largo honored their combined donation of just more than $250 Jan. 8. ... Page 3A. LARGO POLICE BEATTwo dead after murder-suicideA man who shot his mothers fianc and then himself died at 1:22 p.m. after his family decided to remove him from life support, Pinellas Park police reported. Anthony McClaney, 29, drew a .38 revolver and shot Mitchell Arnold, 48, while he was watching television. ... Page 6A.County sets six public hearings Commissioners take on a busy schedule in the new year ... Page 5A. Also, Selwyn Birchwood and The Addams Family come to Tampa Bay ... 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TORRESAbove, when Lily Cortes approached the city of Largo about doing a free presentation at the Largo Cultural Center in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, she said she was told, We dont do that here. At far left, Cortes is a professional mariachi singer who moved from Mexico when she married her husband, a 12-year Largo resident retired from the U.S. Navy, four years ago.Photo by GEORGE SALMON See LCC, page 4A Photo by JIM McAVADDYA bee gets a sip of water recently off one of the many colorful plants at the Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road. The popular site is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, call 582-2100.Taking a breakEarly voting opens for Republican primaryBelleair agrees to lease Belleview Biltmore Golf Club By BRIAN GOFFBELLEAIR Town commissioners agreed Jan. 2 to enter into a long-term lease with Golf Green Partners to operate the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club on Indian Rocks Road. Back in early December the town opened six proposals for the operation of the club. Four were to lease the property and two were to purchase it. After review the staff recommended to the commission that the lease deal with Golf Green Partners was the best way to go. After much discussion the commissioners agreed and voted unanimously to proceed on a 10-year lease. When the town bought the golf club in February, it was thought that the club likely would either be sold or leased. The idea that the town operate the club either by itself or through a hired management team was never really considered. The reason for buying the club in the first place was two-fold: to remove the development rights from the property so it would remain a green space and to settle accounts with the owners, the Ades brothers of Miami who owed the town $250,000 because of the deteriorating state of the Belleview Biltmore Hotel. The Ades brothers wanted the lien removed from the property so it could be sold. Town Manager Micah Maxwell and Town Attorney David Ottinger have until Photo by BRIAN GOFFA 10-year lease deal should soon be in place for Belleairs Belleview Biltmore Golf Club. By SUZETTE PORTERPinellas Countys registered Republicans are already casting their ballots in a primary election to decide the candidate to run in the March 11 special election for the open District 13 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mark Bircher, David Jolly and Kathleen Peters are vying for the seat that was left open when longtime Representative C.W. Bill Young died in Oct. 18. The winner of the primary will face Democrat candidate Alex Sink and Libertarian Party of Florida candidate Lucas Overby in the March 11 special general election. Early voting continues through Sunday, Jan. 12, in all Supervisor of Elections offices. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Supervisor of Elections offices are located at: Election Service Center, 13001 Starkey Road, Largo (Starkey Lakes Corporate Center) Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater (first floor, north side) County Building, 501 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (entrance on Fifth Street) Voters can check early voting wait times online at www.vote pinellas.com. As of Jan. 5, 41 Republicans had cast their ballots during the first two days of early voting. More had taken advantage of mail ballots with 29.5 percent, or 23,165 of 78,454 mail ballots distributed returned to the Elections office. Mail ballots cannot be returned to the polls. Voters can mail them back or drop them off at an elections office or designated ballot drop-off locations. Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. Jan. 14. Remote ballot drop-off locations include: Three Tax Collector Offices open weekdays, 29399 U.S. 19 N. (near Curlew), Clearwater; 1663 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater; and 1800 66th St. N., St. Petersburg Public libraries open weekdays and Kathleen Peters David Jolly Mark Bircher See VOTING, page 4A See GOLF CLUB, page 4A Features Business . . . . . . . . . .10A Classieds . . . . . . . . .5-7B Community . . . . . . . . . .9A County . . . . . . . . . . .5-6A Entertainment . . . . . . .1-4, 8B Faith & family . . . . . . .11-12A Health . . . . . . . . . . .16A Just for fun . . . . . . . . . .2B Largo . . . . . . . . . . .3-4A Outdoors . . . . . . . . . .17A Pet connection . . . . . . . .13A Police beat . . . . . . . . . .6A Schools . . . . . . . . . . .15A Sports . . . . . . . . . . .18A Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . .14A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising VIEWPOINTSTom GermondKeep the movie popcorn coming. Page 14A. BUSINESSSaddle Up club searches for homeFollowing legal issues with its landlord, Saddle Up Riding Club is looking for a new home. 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What are the bene ts? 727-581-8767 Convenience of one-stop for medical services Care deliv ered with the highest quality All caregivers working as a team To experience a real di erence in care call today! 121913 Photo courtesy of LARGO KIWANISThe Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas again honored the chaplains of the Largo Police Department with a prayer breakfast at the clubs first meeting of the new year Jan. 3. Both of the volunteer chaplains received a certificate of appreciation and a $50 gas gift card to help defray the costs of volunteering their time to counsel and minister to the Largo police. Pictured are, from left, Largo City Manager Mac Craig, Chaplain Philip Gray, Largo Mayor Pat Gerard, Chaplain Arnold Johnson and Largo Kiwanis President Bruce Blazej. The club is accepting new members, and meets at the The Royal Palms on Fridays, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and once a month on Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at a local restaurant. For more information call Blazej at 536-0412.Honoring chaplainsStudents honored for birthday donation By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO Ocean Unger and Averi Miller celebrated their joint birthday by giving back to the birds of prey program at McGough Nature Park Nov. 30. Instead of gifts, the girls asked their guests to donate to the program on their behalf. The city of Largo honored their combined donation of just more than $250 during the commission meeting Jan. 7. If you raise more than $250, you get to spend some time with a bird of your choice, explained parks superintendent Greg Brown. They got to do that this Saturday. The girls got to help clean the owl cages and prepare food, which involved handling dead rodents, Lisa Unger, Oceans mother who came to the meeting with her husband Jeffrey, explained. Averi has a pet snake that she feeds similar food already. I used to catch lizards and let them go in the house, Averi said, as her parents, Amanda and Skip Miller of Largo, smiled indulgently. Ocean and Averi, who both live in Largo, are such fans of the McGough owls, especially Matilda, that they started an owl club at Country Day School in Largo, where they both attend. They told me that they both are looking forward to working as adults at McGough, so were going to be looking for their resumes coming up here soon, Brown said. The really wonderful, selfless act, has already been repeated, he added. A second birthday was held at the park recently. In fact, the city now plans to start a program the Natural Gift Birthday Party, where participants will receive a free shelter rental if they donate the proceeds of their birthdays to the park. Photo by JULIANA A. TORRESCity Attorney Alan Zimmet reaches down to shake the hand of Ocean Unger, left, and Averi Miller, who were honored Jan. 8 for donating their birthdays to the McGough Nature Parks birds of prey program.

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4A Largo Leader, January 9, 2014the middle of the month to work out the specifics of the lease with Golf Green Partners. That company has been operating the course since the town bought it 11 months ago. The outline of the agreement was revealed at the meeting and shows the town getting $160,000 annually for the lease, then getting 6.5 percent of all revenue generated over $1.6 million. Maxwell told the commission that revenue of at least $2.3 million is expected annually. As well Golf Green Partners agrees to spend $500,000 on capital improvements at the facility in the 10 years. There is also a penalty clause that indicates the town must pay the company $480,000 if it opts out of the deal in the first three years. The penalty gets less as time goes on. Matt McIntee, the president of Golf Green Partners, said the penalty clause is necessary because the town has indicated it might opt out of the deal to perhaps sell the course in the future. The deal with Golf Green Partners was one of two lease proposals that were seriously considered. The other was from a group called Club Pro Golf Group. Their proposal actually promised a little more revenue for the town but Maxwell wrote in his summary that the confidence level in that group was not high. Staff felt that the evident lack of experience specifically in running a golf course by the group does not provide the same level of confidence that they will succeed to the level GGP will, mostly because they are unknown, he wrote. The document noted that the Club Pro Golf group intended to bring back the former general manager to run the operation but indicated that wasnt enough. They have identified intent to bring on former GM Chuck Eade as an employee, his status would have been more impactful as a principal in the ownership group, Maxwell wrote. The decision should be made on the structure and the principals and not particular employees, because employees can change at a fairly rapid pace. Of the two proposals to buy the course one was from Golf Green Partners, which offered $3.4 million, the other from a group led by Richard Heisenbottle, which offered $3.5 million, the exact price the town paid for the property. Both offers were rejected in part because both required the town to take back the mortgage. Heisenbottle, who has been trying to buy the hotel, has said ownership of the golf course is vital to the successful operation of the hotel. That door is still open because of the opt-out clause in the lease agreement. Not everybody was happy with what they were hearing. The towns Finance Committee, which reviewed the deals earlier in the day, voted 4-3 against the lease agreement with Golf Green Partners. Those who voted against it, including member Tom Kurey, said they did so because of a lack of information. Our vote was not a vote against Golf Green Partners, he said. Seeing more about the lease is doing our due diligence. What are our risks for continuing to own the course? Revenue could go down. We need more time, a couple of more weeks. Finance Committee Chair Tom Olson addressed the boards rejecting both offers to buy the property. We rejected those offers because they required the town to hold the paper, he said. If they cant make good on payments, then were back where we started. They are people with no money; they dont have the money. Were saying show us the money. Commissioner Kevin Piccarreto indicated he was uneasy with the deal because of there was so little time to study it. The timing of the meeting was tight; the holidays were in the way granted, but we need feedback, he said. Yet, we have to make a decision. As it is now, the management company doesnt know where it is going; they cant generate more membership or do anything else. Commission Tom Shelly, who is a real estate agent, told the commission that he agreed with the lease deal because now is not the time to sell a golf course. Commissioner Michael Wilkinson agreed with him. Commissioner Stephen Fowler indicated he would have liked more time to study the lease deal and wondered why the town couldnt keep the status quo and just extend the current deal with Golf Green Partners. In the end he, along with Piccarreto and the others voted to go ahead with the 10-year deal. Maxwell and Ottinger will be back at another special commission meeting on Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. with the specifics of the lease for final approval by the commission. Saturdays, 9200 113th St. N., Seminole; and 7770 52nd St., Pinellas Park The last day to request a ballot be mailed was Wednesday, Jan. 8. Visit www.votepinellas.com or call 464-VOTE (8383). Ballots may also be picked up in Supervisor of Elections Offices; however, mail ballot pickup and voting in Elections Offices on Election Day is only permitted in the case of an emergency. A new state law requires that a voter or voters designee must sign an affidavit affirming that the voter is unable to go to his/her polling place on Election Day due to an emergency and provide the reason for the emergency. This affidavit and the information provided becomes a public record when submitted to the Supervisor of Elections. Voters may track their ballot status online at www.votepinellas.com to find out the date the ballot was mailed and the date the voted ballot was received by the supervisor of elections. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. For a list of precincts and polling places visit votepinellas.com. City calendar City calendarLargo Central ParkThe Largo Central Park is at 101 Central Park Drive. Within the park are the Largo Public Library, at 120 Ce ntral Park Drive and Largo Cultural Center, 105 Ce ntral Park Drive. For information about events, call 587-6740, ext. 5014 or visit LargoEvents.com.Geological Society holds showLARGO The Pinellas Geological Society Inc., a nonprofit gem and mineral hobby club, will hold its 38th annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show and Sale Friday through Sunday, Jan. 10-12 at the Largo Cultural Center, Parkside Room. Times for the show are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free to the event. Members of the Geological Society and others will show their cut gems, silver and gold jewelry, wire wrap, beading, cabochons and collections of rocks and minerals for their viewing pleasure and purchase at the show. Attendees can participate in a drawing for $1.50. For information about the show or the club, call Leona at 894-2440.Touch-a-Truck returns to LargoLARGO Bring the whole family out to climb, honk and play around in every vehicle you can imagine at Largos 19th annual Touch-aTruck Saturday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Largo Central Park. The free event will include fire trucks, dump trucks, motorcycles, buses, a Bayflight helicopter and more. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatables, train rides along Largo Central Railroad, Rocketship Car rides around the block and a food court in the middle of the park. All ages are welcome. Limited on-site parking is available, and park and walk will be offered from Largo Middle and High School. Wristbands, on sale for $5, will be required for some activities including inflatables and Rocketship Car ride. In conjunction with the event, the city will host its second annual outdoor community wide business expo. Learn about services, products and programs that local businesses and the city of Largo can offer your family.Library Friends host saleLARGO The Friends of Largo Public Library will host a semi-annual sale featuring a wide variety of donations and library discards at low prices the weekend of Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, at the library. A preview sale for members of the Friends will be open Thursday, Jan. 30, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Join the Friends to get access to get first pick at the great bargains. The public sale will be Friday, Jan. 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit www.largopubliclibrary.org.Movies shown in Central ParkLARGO Grab blankets and chairs and join the city of Largo for a free movie on the big screen Friday, Feb 14, dusk, at Largo Central Park. Themed activities will be held an hour before each movie. Onsite parking and concessions will be available. No alcohol permitted. This event is free and open to all ages. For the movie showing at this monthly event, visit largoevents.com. Call 587-6751.Largo Community CenterThe Largo Community Center is at 400 Alt. Keene Road. Visit Largo CommunityCenter.com or call 518-3131.Sing around the campfireLARGO Imperial Palms will sponsor a campfire sing-along Friday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. Come sit around the campfire as we make smores and listen to great music. Bring chairs, blankets and enthusiasm. Refreshments will be served. The cost is $3.Fair offers volunteer opportunitiesLARGO Find your perfect volunteer opportunity during the Health, Wellness and Volunteer Recruitment Fair Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. More than 20 different organizations will be looking for volunteers during this free event. Organizations are geared toward health and wellness showcasing their products.Chorus hosts dinner showcaseLARGO Tickets are on sale for the Barbershop Chorus annual Matinee Dinner and Music Showcase, held Sunday, Feb. 2, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. See some of the areas best performers light up the stage for this monthly production while enjoying a dinner. Tickets are $14. Weekly events Bridge games: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 to 4 p.m. All players are welcome to join the American Contract Bridge Leaguesanctioned games. The cost is $4 with membership or $5, with snacks included. Call Joan Waff at 895-9073. Ballroom dancing: Thursdays, 6:45 to 9 p.m. Carol Baker will lead a lesson from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by open dancing. The cost is $8. Square dancing: Fridays, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Spend the evening dancing country-style to professional caller Allen Snell. The cost is $6. Swing dancing: Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m. Enjoy an evening of dancing and socializing on a 5,600-square-foot sprung hardwood floor. Free lessons offered from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by a dance with music by DJ Savoy Swing. The cost is $6 with a recreation card and $7 without a recreation card. Bay Area Singles and Couples Dance : Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m. Dress to impress, and join about 150 singles and friends of all ages to dance to an extensive music library to fit every taste. Cost is $8.Highland Recreation ComplexHighland Recreation Complex is at 400 Highland Ave. Visit High landRecreation.com or call 518-3016.Build with Bricks 4 Kids workshopLARGO Kids ages 5-13 are invited to build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of Lego Bricks, using one-of-a-kind model plans designed by Bricks 4 Kidz during the Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop Saturday, Jan. 25, 1 to 2:30 p.m., at the Highland Recreation Complex. This parent-and-me workshop will focus on air, land and space. Each workshop begins with an instructor led discussion related to the model of the day, while introducing science, technology, engineering and math. After the model is built, enjoys a period of free-play. The cost is $15 per child. Preregistration is requiredLes Mills Body Pump launchesLARGO Les Mills Body Pump will launch during a free event Saturday, Feb. 1, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., at Highland Recreation Complex. Join the new music rand new Body Pump moves in this extended class for an increased calorie burn. Raffle prizes given away.Highland offers deep-sea fishing classLARGO Registration is open for a four-week fishing class and deep-sea excursion Wednesdays, Feb. 5-26, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Highland Recreation Complex. Learn fish identification, angler etiquette, knot tying, casting, rules, regulations, types of equipment, lures and baits. After the weekly class, participants will jump aboard the Double Eagle for a deep sea fishing trip Sunday, March 2, 8 a.m. to noon. All participants must have a valid Largo membership card. The cost is $56 for residents or $70 for nonresidents and includes the four classes, half a day of deep-sea fishing out on the Gulf of Mexico and the necessary bait, poles and tackle for the trip. The deadline to register is Jan. 29. A legal guardian must register and accompany minors during class and excursion. For more details, call 587-6740, ext. 5008.Southwest Recreation ComplexSouthwest Recreation Complex, which includes an aquatic complex, is at 13120 Vonn Road. Call 518-3125 for recreation or 518-3126 for the pool. Visit PlayLargo.comor LargoPools.com.Southwest hosts garage saleLARGO The Southwest Community Garage Sale will be Wednesday, Jan. 18, 8 a.m. to noon, at Southwest Recreation Complex. Browse the variety of items at more than 60 tables sold out for this indoor garage sale. Admission is free.Scrapbook all weekend at HighlandLARGO Join a weekend of scrapbooking fun at Crop Till You Drop, starting Friday, Jan. 31, 4 p.m. until Sunday, Feb. 2, 5 p.m., at the Highland Recreation Complex. Registration includes six meals, snacks and drinks throughout the weekend. The cost for the whole weekend is $85 before Jan. 17 or $100 thereafter. Saturday only is $55 before Jan. 17 or $65 thereafter. The event will be closed from midnight to 8 a.m. each night.Complex hosts Valentine event for childrenLARGO Children ages 5 and younger are invited to wear red and celebrate Valentines Day with themed crafts, snacks and games Wednesday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to noon, at the Southwest Recreation Complex. A parent, grandparent or caregiver is required to participate in the the My Little Valentine event. Early registration is $5. The cost on the day of the event is $8. LCC, from page 1A VOTING, from page 1A GOLF CLUB, from page 1A Photo courtesy of LILY CORTESMariachi singer Lily Cortes records a song for her album, Mi Mxico.to ask why the center had a long standing reputation for ignoring its Hispanic community. Mayor Pat Gerard explained in a response that a service helps the center forecast performance bookings. Previous Latin artist brought in lackluster ticket sales, she wrote. Since we have limited funds to hire talent, we have to make selections very carefully, she explained. The city has scheduled a meeting with the McCarthys on Jan. 14 to address their concerns. Gerard said she was eager to hear what they had to say. The city did not intentionally stop scheduling Hispanic performers. Its not something we talked about before. We schedule things that are going to draw people, she said recently. Over the years, and especially since the city has been financially restrained, the city has been under pressure to subsidize the Cultural Center less and less, Gerard said. Its never going to break even. We want to make sure were not just pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into it every year. she said. Most organizations approach the city about potential shows or performances; city staff doesnt recruit many acts. Very few of those organizations pull in a profit from their Largo shows, the Eight OClock Theatre being one of them, Gerard said. On a yearly basis, the city reviews requests for city sponsorships, which will result in a lower cost for certain bookings in the center or the surrounding park, but the city cant waive all fees, she said. As you probably already know, our biggest success with the Hispanic community has been in our parks, she wrote to McCarthy. Hispanic families are the dominant group in Largo Central Park nearly every weekend and participate in many of our special events for families. We are anxious to expand their participation. Cortes was offended by the offer. She wasnt asking for an event in a park, she said. Im good for the dog parks, Im good for the sidewalks, and Im good for the grass, but Im not good for the inside of the building, she said. The citys policy creates a discriminatory effect, a concept a civic rights activist recently explained to McCarthy, he said. Because the population who would be interested in a Hispanic show at the Largo Cultural Center might not be able to afford the tickets there, the resulting effect is economic discrimination, if nothing else, he said. And the center was built with local taxpayer funds, meaning that it should be more open to the residents who helped pay for it. The McCarthys hope to work with the city to develop a Hispanic outreach program, modeled after the one the city of Clearwater has. At this point, a token Hispanic event meant to appease their complaints wont be enough, McCarthy said. Lilys not going to perform there, he said. No one is going to show up, because it has a reputation in the area for not welcoming Hispanics or not having Hispanic events there period. Lilys not going to fix that. But an ongoing effort to reach out to the Hispanic population might eventually bring a more representative mix of artists to the Largo Cultural Center. We have nothing to gain from this, McCarthy said. The reason why were pushing this is we may have children some day, and who do they have to look up to?Culture shockA lack of representation in the arts is just the tip of the iceberg, McCarthy said. As a white American, McCarthy said he didnt believe the type of discrimination his wife was subject to when she first moved to Largo with him four years ago. The work stories she told him seemed far-fetched, not typical of what he understood to be the American experience. Cortes had a good career in Mexico, as a counselor for an equivalent department of children and families and working at a radio station on afternoons and weekends. She had a recognized degree in her native country, something she has to reprove in the United States. The couple met in Playa de Carmen, Mexico, right before midnight at a party celebrating Mexican Independence Day in 2006. He was on a diving vacation with his best friend, having just left the Navy. A friend dragged her to the salsa club. Both were unprepared to meet anyone to settle down with. I was singing Mexican music. I didnt expect my (American) husband on Sept. 16, Cortes said. The two started exchanging emails, which they had to run through respective translators because neither spoke the others language. Cortes thought they might just be friends, and at first didnt even believe him when McCarthy asked her to be his girlfriend. Cortes was a mess when she finally moved to the United States to marry McCarthy. She cried every day. It was a very traumatic experience to go to a foreign country, he said. Cortes enrolled in an English class as a Second Language course and began to apply for jobs. Because she said she was Mexican, people assumed she had come for the housekeeping jobs. She said she felt like her reception was, Welcome to the United States! Heres a mop. That (didnt) break my spirit, she said. My self was formed in another country. Still, it was hard. Cortes got a job working as a housekeeper in a nursing home, but wasnt allowed to clean inside the private rooms. Whenever something went missing, the residents automatically assumed it was the Mexican, she said. One of her co-workers, a European, told her to say she was Cuban instead and avoid some of the discrimination. Pride wouldnt allow her to float the lie. I answered her, Thank you, because you want to help me, but I am Mexican, Cortes said. Theyre going to realize I am Mexican, and thats it. I cannot tell them I am from another nationality. Things didnt start getting better until Cortes found the Coalition of Hispanic Artists, a local group that helped her find hope in a foreign country. Through them, she started singing professionally again. Singing is my therapy. Its my medicine because the people dont like to see at my job (that) I am Mexican, she said. But when I am singing Mexican songs, I think, (Theres) so much dignity and quality to this art. But the group had their own troubles. Without much funds to book larger venues, the artists were left to find space to present their songs, paintings and dance at local restaurants looking to bring in more customers with live performances. Booking at private venues often becomes problematic, the couple explained. The artists have been extorted to pay more money at the last minute before their performance. One painters life work was stolen when an owner closed the restaurant suddenly, packed everything up and moved to Colombia. Cortes currently performs on a regular basis at Casa Ramos in Tampa, one of a chain of restaurants whose owner believes in promoting and paying artists with the dignity they deserve, Cortes said. Shes happy there, but admits that her experience is rare.Culturally relevantMariachi music is identified by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as a world heritage music. Its identified all over the world, but its also in need of preservation, McCarthy said. Theres a need for education, a need for passing on to the next generation. But its a struggle to find a public place to showcase the art to a community that lives in the shadows, sometimes because they are undocumented or know someone that is, McCarthy said. Hispanics dont really have the public spaces. They dont have places to exhibit their art; they dont have places to perform. Theyre kind of excluded, he said. Thats how this started, with the whole Largo Cultural Center. Gerard said the purpose of the Cultural Center was to provide low cost, quality entertainment to Largo residents, an alternative to the bigger venues that only sell tickets at around $100. And the city always is looking for good acts. But the ticket sales are the catch. There are 400 seats in there. Were not going to put something in there thats only going to draw 25 people, she said. She said she does think that there are enough Hispanics in the greater Largo area to draw in if we did something of quality. I think wed need help from the community, she said, reiterating a desire to work with the McCarthys and any group that wants to spearhead a Hispanic showcase or other performance with the city. Ill be interested to see what we can put together. McCarthy emphasizes that he and his wife arent troublemakers. But the fight is worth pursuing, even if they have to file a lawsuit. Society is changing. There are more Hispanics in the community, but they still live in the shadows, he said. They still live in the dark. To find Lily Cortes music, visit www.lilycortes.com.

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The commission also will conduct a public hearing on unanticipated carry-forward of grant funds from fiscal year 2013 to fiscal year 2014 for $270,310 to the Justice Coordination program within the Department of Safety and Emergency Services. A second hearing on allowing the dispending of alcoholic beverages within the M-1 Zoning District also will be conducted Jan. 14. The hearing is in response to the growing popularity of craft beer. A code change would allow local breweries to serve their products on their premises within the guidelines set forth by code. Public hearings scheduled for the first meeting of the month begin at 9:30 a.m. in the fifth floor Assembly Room of the Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Clearwater. The agenda will be posted on Thursday prior to the meeting at www.PinellasCounty.org. By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Pinellas County Commissioners will get a busy start to the new year with at least six public hearings scheduled for January. Commissioners approved advertising for the hearings Dec. 10 during the last meeting of 2013. County Attorney Jim Bennett advised the commission to move the public hearing on proposed amendments to the Animal Services from Jan. 14 to Jan. 28 due to the number of hearings set for the first Tuesday meeting of 2014. The commission will consider changes to code Jan. 28 for dangerous dogs, neglect, hold times and mandatory sterilization paid for by the owner for animals found running loose and brought to Animal Services shelter two times within 24 months.Countywide Planning Authority hearingsThe first of two public hearings by the commission sitting as the Countywide Planning Authority is set for Jan. 14 with a second hearing on Jan. 28 to consider proposed amendments to the countywide rules for preservation of industrial lands. The Pinellas Planning Council approved a resolution, 10-0, Nov. 13, recommending that the Countywide Planning Authority amend the countywide rules to convert industrially designated land to another category and highlight the desirability of incorporating additional criteria into the Countywide Plan. Changing the rules would assist the PPC and CPA in making decisions regarding the conversion of industrially designated land, according to a staff report. The PPC and county staff believes it would be beneficial to have such criteria adopted as part of the Countywide Rules. The proposal also includes definitions of four new terms that are used in the criteria. In a separate but related matter, the CPA will conduct a final hearing Jan. 14 on a proposed amendment to the Countywide Future Land Use Plan for 34.6 acres in the city of Safety Harbor. The commission, sitting as the CPA, denied the request May 7, saying it was important to preserve the countys industrial land. Approval of the rezoning, which was backed by the city of Safety Harbor, would have allowed redevelopment of the property and construction of a 246-unit apartment complex that would have fronted S.R. 590 and an office building that would have fronted McMullen Booth Road. However, approval would have resulted in the loss of 15.8 acres of land that could be used by an industry to provide much-needed jobs in Pinellas. The approval also would not add to the countys affordable housing inventory. The Richman Group of Florida had planned to build high-end apartments, with a one bedroom renting for $1,000, a two bedroom for $1,300 and a three bedroom for $1,500. The Richman Group subsequently sued the county. The Jan. 14 public hearing is in response to a recommended order from an administrative hearing.County Commission hearingsAmending the county code on false alarms is the subject of a Jan. 14 public hearing by the board of county commissioners. According to a memo from Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, the amendment is BriefsDOH partners with tax collectorIn August 2013, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County opened a satellite Vital Statistics office at its health department in St. Petersburg to serve the community. That satellite office closed Dec. 31. However, birth records now are available at the Tax Collectors Office at 1800 66th St. N., St. Petersburg. Additional Tax Collectors Office locations will follow later in 2014. We always strive to provide excellent service to the community and we are happy to be partnering with the Tax Collectors Office, which also places a high emphasis on customer service, said Dr. Claude M. Dharamraj, DOH-Pinellas Director. Since birth records are needed to procure and renew driver licenses, the partnership between DOH-Pinellas and the Tax Collectors Office makes the process easier for the community. Instead of making two trips or waiting for birth records to arrive by mail, residents will be able to complete both transactions at the same Tax Collectors Office. I am pleased to announce our partnership with the Department of Health to provide this service to our residents, said Pinellas County Tax Collector Diane Nelson. Were always looking for ways to add convenience to our office, and this allows customers who need a birth certificate to avoid another trip to a different office. Vital Statistics is located at DOH-Pinellas Mid-County Health Department, 8751 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Birth records purchased there are $13; the Tax Collectors Office will add a $6.25 fee for records purchased at its office. For information, call 507-4330, ext. 7613, or visit www.PinellasHealth.com/BirthDeath_Certificates.asp.Clerk plans Valentines weddingsKen Burke, clerk of the circuit court and comptroller, has announced that numerous couples will be joined together for one group wedding ceremony on Valentines Day, Friday, Feb. 14, in the romantic Wedding Garden at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. This is the eighth year the Clerks Office is hosting this event, which has become a county tradition. Up to 50 couples are expected to participate. As part of the ceremony, the couples will be treated to a poem written by Myriam Irizarry, chief deputy director of the clerks office, musical serenades by the Charmonizers Barbershop Quartet and a solo performed by George Morrison, retired deputy clerk. The couples and their guests will share wedding cake and refreshments provided by local sponsors. The Florida Botanical Gardens provides the perfect setting for this very special day for the couples, said Burke. The clerk has waived the normal $30 fee to perform the marriage. Standard marriage license fees will still apply. To participate, couples must sign up at one of the designated Pinellas County Clerks Offices by Friday, Jan. 31. The number of couples may be limited due to space. To be eligible to register to participate, application for a marriage license must be made between now and Feb. 11. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in the Wedding Garden at Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road. Couples will receive a special Commemorative Marriage Certificate, which will be mailed within one week from the date of the ceremony with the official Certificate of Marriage. All couples should arrive at the Botanical Gardens by 1 p.m. on the day of the event with their marriage license and identification. For more information regarding the process and locations to apply for a marriage license, contact Recording Services at 464-3008, or visit www.mypinellasclerk.org For more information about the Wedding Garden and/or the Florida Botanical Gardens visit www.flbg.org.Get wise to tax identity theftIdentity theft is a serious crime. It occurs when personal information is stolen and used without your knowledge to commit fraud or other crimes. Identity theft can cost time and money, destroy your credit and ruin your good name. The Federal Trade Commission has named Jan. 13 to 17 Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. The FTC will host national and regional events designed to raise awareness about tax identity theft and provide consumers with tips on how to protect themselves and what to do if they become victims. Accounting for more than 43 percent of the commissions identity theft complaints in 2012, tax identity theft was the largest category of identity theft complaints by a substantial margin. In addition, the percentage of tax identification theft complaints nearly doubled, from just over 24 percent in 2011. Events planned for the week include webinars led by FTC staff in both English and Spanish, a bilingual Twitter chat hosted by @FTC and @laFTC, and a series of regional events hosted by the FTC throughout the country with a focus on states with the highest number of tax identity theft complaints. A schedule of events is available on the Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week webpage, along with links to planning materials and helpful information for consumers. Visit tinyurl.com/o4wt6c9. For more consumer tips, call 464-6200 or email consumer @pinellascounty.org. A video about consumer services is available at www.you tube.com/pcctv1. The Largo Leader welcomes your news! Email information and notices to Largo Leader Editor Juliana Torres at jtorres@TBNweekly.com. You also can send mail to 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 or call 397-5563, ext. 324. Our deadline for announcements is Friday at noon.

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Adam Geissenberger said the investigation of the incident had revealed that Anthony McClaney, 29, and his grandmother, mother and mothers fiance were staying in the same room at the Town Place Suites after they were displaced from their Largo home due to a fire. At some point before the shooting, McClaney walked into the bathroom and his mother called out and asked him what he was doing. A short while later, he exited the bathroom and walked into the room where his mother was reading a book and her fianc, Mitchell Arnold, 48, was watching television. Without a word, McClaney drew a .38 revolver and shot Arnold one time in the face, the report said. McClaney then turned to his mother and, while holding the revolver to his head, said, I am going to meet Jesus, momma, and shot himself in the head. Officers arrived and secured the scene while the Pinellas Park Fire Department rendered aid to the two subjects. Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene and McClaney was transported to Bayfront Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He died Jan. 2.Firefighters cut 5 people out of wreckCLEARWATER Clearwater Fire and Rescue and Clearwater Police responded to a two-vehicle wreck on Dec. 31 at Myrtle Avenue and Palm Bluff Street where five people were trapped inside an overturned vehicle. Firefighters had to cut the people out of the wreckage, according to a fire report. Three people, including a little girl, were taken to Mease Hospital in Dunedin for treatment of minor injuries. Myrtle Avenue was shut down after the collision. Police beat Police beat Photos courtesy of CLEARWATER FIRE AND RESCUEFirefighters work to cut five people out of an overturned vehicle on Dec. 31.Big Brothers Big Sisters announces new boardLARGO Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County announces its 2014 board of directors, including president of the board David Fox and new members Bethlee McLaughlin, Todd Simmons and Debbie Booth. Fox, the senior vice president of manufacturing and advertising content for Cox Target Media/Valpak, takes over leadership from the immediate past president, Lisa Letizio, chief human resources officer at HSN. Board co-vice presidents are Joe Murray of Christian International School of Healthcare Profession and Beth Vivio, a community volunteer. The boards newest members are community leaders in their own right. McLaughlin is the senior vice president of the project management office and partner relations team at HSN, having joined the company in 1999. Simmons serves as the vice president of operational and service effectiveness at Ceridian and is responsible for providing service to more than 500,000 customers. Booth is executive vice president of global operationsat Catalina Marketing and oversees operations and human resources. She also serves as chair of the board for the Catalina Charitable Foundation. Other members of this years board include: Sergio Cadavid, treasurer of Jabil; Allie Cantonis, community volunteer; Alex Chamberlain, executive director of EasyLiving; Sheri Chancey, representative of Hernando and Citrus counties; Katie Cole, attorney at Hill Ward Henderson; Sean Goodrich, first vice president of investments at Raymond James & Associates; Kevin Hawkins, CEO of Mid-Atlantic Finance; Michael Kalt, senior vice president of Tampa Bay Rays development and business affairs; James Nichols, president of Nichols Insurance; David Phillips of Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, P.A.; George Spowart, chief marketing officer of PODS Enterprises; Joe Trepani, senior vice president and corporate controller of Tech Data Corporation, and Damita Davis Wren, president of DavisWren CPA & Associates. Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers Bigs and children Littles. Learn how to positively impact a childs life, donate or volunteer at www.bbbspc.org.

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Ensuring that we deliver not just any plan, but the right plan for you. LIFE WELL PLANNED. 010214 PER AID PERAID $ 999 010914 Around townBecome an advocate for abused childrenST. PETERSBURG Be an advocate for abused and neglected children by learning about the guardian ad litem program Wednesday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m., at the St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N. Guardians ad litem advocate in court and in the child welfare system for abused, abandoned, and neglected children. More than 1,000 such children in Pinellas County do not have a guardian ad litem. The guardian ad litem visits the child every month, becomes familiar with the childs case and makes recommendations to the court to help ensure the child has a safe, caring, and stable home. No prior experience is necessary. You will be well trained and supported by an experienced supervisory and legal staff. Once trained, volunteers give an average of 10 hours a month. Call 647-1858 for or visit www.guardianadlitem6.org to submit an application.Book signing setCLEARWATER Author Robert Banks will have a book signing event on Saturday, Jan. 18, 1 to 3 p.m., at Barns & Noble, 23654 U.S. 19 N. where he will sign copies of his book, The Lost Coast Conspiracy. In this book, Trav helps his old Coast Guard buddy find a mysterious box that has been hidden away for 19 years in a cave embedded in the cliffs along that very coast. This discovery places the unwitting Trav and Carol in the crosshairs of the notorious and ruthless Al Kemp. Call 877-727-0697 or email michelle@keymgc.com.Military officers plan meetingST. PETERSBURG The St. Petersburg chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will host its installation luncheon Friday, Jan. 17, at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. Social hour will begin at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. The speaker will be Vice Admiral Norb Ryan Jr., president of the national MOAA. The Military Officers Association meets for lunch on third Fridays. Military officers that are retired, active duty or former officers and their spouses or widows are invited to attend. For reservations, call Bill Bolin at 584-1595.Hawkeye fans outnumber Tigers on the beach By ALEXANDRA LUNDAHLCLEARWATER The University of Iowa Hawkeyes may have vastly outnumbered the Louisiana State University Tigers fans at the Outback Bowl Beach Day in Clearwater on Dec. 30, but that didnt keep the Tigers from toppling the Hawkeyes 21-14 at the game on New Years Day. The Outback Bowl pits the third-ranked teams of the Big Ten and the SEC against each other, but fans and team members enjoy several days of activities, fun and tailgating leading up to the big game. This year, those events included a Busch Gardens team outing, a players hospital visit at Tampa General, a players night at Splitsville in Channelside for both players and fans, Battle of the Bands, a New Years Eve gala, and of course, Beach Day on Clearwater Beach. The fact that they were outnumbered didnt bother hardcore LSU fans. Mona Kelly, originally of Thibodaux, La., and now a Clearwater resident still proudly boasts her Louisiana drawl and has been an LSU fan all her life. I was born a fan. Even while still in my mamas womb. Were the tigers. The mighty, mighty tigers, Kelly said, the accent coming through as mah-ty tah-gers. Forty-seven years Ive been a fan. I would walk on coals for my team. Josh Bellcock and his son, Brooks, 8, are Hawkeyes fans from Sac City, Iowa. They were enjoying playing a giant game of chess together, with game pieces half the size of Brooks. They were loving the beach and the Florida weather. They had left the day before, where there was a high of negative 2 degrees at home and it was negative 10 in Minneapolis, where they flew out of. So this feels pretty good, Josh said. Beach Day provided plenty of entertainment, from a chance to pose in front of a giant sand sculpture of the Outback Bowl and both teams logos, entertainment from both schools marching bands, cheerleading and dance teams, a cheerleader tug-of-war competition, live music, a trivia contest and appearances by both coaches. Photo by ALEXANDRA LUNDAHLThe Hawkeyes Spirit Squad and Herky show off their skills for throngs of Iowa fans at Beach Day.

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Kellie Sipos, executive director of Saddle Up, said she and her husband laid out thousands of dollars to renovate a home on the property that was condemned by the city of Pinellas Park on Aug. 12 and was never reimbursed by the landlord. She said she only withheld the rent to force Keith Johnson of Park Ranch, LLC to meet with her. At a Dec. 20 court date, which Sipos missed, a judge ordered that Saddle Up vacate the property. Sipos said she called the court and Johnsons lawyer 24 hours in advance to let them know she wouldnt be at the court and would voluntarily leave the property. Im just tired of all this fighting, Sipos said. Life is short. Its not worth all these battles. Now I just want to focus on the positive. On Dec. 21, with the help of volunteers, Saddle Up relocated onto nearly 5 acres directly east of its former home that are owned by Nancy Sparks. The womans a saint. Shes an angel, Sipos said. Shes been phenomenal. The move onto Sparks land is just a temporary fix. Sipos is still raising funds to help buy land for Saddle Ups future home. A bid on property in Safety Harbor fell through, but Sipos said she is making an offer on 2 acres in Pinellas Park not far from where Saddle Up is located now. She plans to build an All-Abilities Equestrian Center, which will be a completely disabled-friendly handicap-accessible facility. The total cost to purchase the land and build a new barn and arena will cost about $350,000, Sipos said. For information on their fundraising campaign, visit www.youcaring.com/nonprofits/ help-us-build-all-abilities-equestr ian-center-for-therapy/101371. She said she also plans to apply for a commercial loan, and has several investors for the project. We are fine and actually going to be better than ever, Sipos said. We just need the communitys support. Saddle Up will host a concession stand at a Sunday, Jan. 19 riding event at Helen Howarth Park, 6301 94th Ave. N. The event is open to riders of all abilities. The organization also will hold a used tack sale to help raise funds to feed and care for their horses during this transition period. Horse rides will be given to the general public from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 4 p.m. for $5 a ride. Basketball Warehouse to host reopening LARGO The Basketball Warehouse, at 6360 118th Ave. N., will host a grand reopening celebration Saturday, Jan. 11, 1 to 3 p.m. The event will celebrate the newly remodeled Basketball Warehouse, a nonprofit basketball training facility for youth. Attendees may register children in grades four through 11 during the event. All skills levels are welcome. The event will include food, drink, shooting contests and prizes for attendees. Information regarding competitive travel and developmental teams, practice times, and fees also will be available. Call Allen Williams at 235-4726 or email Belinda @TheBasketballWarehouse.com.Association to tour cultural centerThe Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation will host the January networking meeting of the Belleair Bluffs Business Association. Members and guests are invited to enjoy a tour of the Largo Cultural Center and learn about the Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation and how their efforts impact our local community. Bring a door prize and introduce your business. Refreshments will be served. The event will be held Thursday, Jan. 9, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. RSVP to 686-8797.Quaker Steak and Lube to host motorcycle expoCLEARWATER For the fourth year in a row, the annual Florida Motorcycle Expo and Bike Builder Invitational will be presented Friday through Sunday, Jan. 24-26, at Quaker Steak and Lube, 10400 49th St. N. The event will be the 16th annual expo overall with attendance estimated near 20,000 to 30,000 over the weekend as in the past few years. There will be live bands all weekend long featured on the Jagermeister Stage including The Soul Circus Cowboys, The Greg Billings Band, Jeff Vitolo & The Quarter Mile Rebels, Bobby Friss, The Black Honkeys, The Jaded Band and Stormbringer. There also will be giveaways sponsored by St. Pete Powersports as well as a man cave giveaway that includes a pool table, TV and much more. Friday night there will be a LED bike show and burlesque show by Le Teaze. Saturday brings a free fireworks display and Miss Full Throttle Bikini Contest sponsored by XRockxs. Sunday will have one of the biggest ride-in bike shows in the area and the Bike Builder Invitational awards will be given out including $10,000 in cash and $10,000 in prizes including a custom built, one-of-a-kind, championship ring made by Continental Wholesale Diamonds. Attendees also will have an opportunity to meet Paul Sr. and Rick Petko from Orange County Choppers all weekend long. The event is free and open to the public. Hours are Friday, 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit www.floridafullthrottle.com.Kitchen Solvers franchisees honoredCLEARWATER Shane Svarczkopf and William Newkirk, owners of the Kitchen Solvers of the Gulf Coast franchise, were honored by the corporate headquarters during the Kitchen Solvers National Convention held in La Crosse, Wis., recently. Svarczkopf and Newkirk received honors for exceptional sales performance and were presented with the Outstanding Sales Growth, All-Star Team Top Five Sales, and Top Sales Producer awards for 2013. The Outstanding Sales Growth award recognizes franchisees experiencing a 51 percent or more increase in sales from the previous year. Kitchen Solvers of the Gulf Coast was one of just four franchise outlets from among more than 40 to receive this award. Svarczkopf and Newkirk also received the All-Star Team Top Five Sales award. Franchisees receive AllStar Team designation for ranking among the five best in annual sales system-wide. In addition, the duo received the Top Sales Producer award for ranking first in annual sales for 2013. Svarczkopf and Newkirk purchased their Kitchen Solvers franchise in March of 2009. The franchise serves Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs and surrounding communities. Kitchen Solvers of the Gulf Coast offers numerous kitchen and bath remodeling services that include cabinet re-facing, new cabinetry, custom countertops, kitchen planning and design, lighting, flooring and kitchen accessories. BriefcaseSaddle Up searches for a home RE/MAX All Star to offer balloon ridesSEMINOLE RE/MAX All Star will be providing tethered hot air balloon rides Saturday, Jan. 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., as part of the grand opening of The Cove at Bay Pines, 5000 100th Way N., in Bay Pines. Balloon rides will be offered wind and weather permitting and donations to the Childrens Miracle Network will be received in exchange for rides. For more information, call 391-9599 or visit www.RemaxAllStar.com.

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Each year I bring the subject up, but that is only because I consider it such an important one. New years is simply a convenient time to reassess our genealogical challenges and do something about them. During the year when normal life activities compete for attention along with our research, it is often easy to lose our way to lose track of what is most important to us in our research quests. Some well-considered New Years resolutions can do a lot to maintain needed focus during the year. And no small reward is the good feelings that come along with being able to cross a completed resolution off the list. An important side benefit of coming up with resolutions is the thought process that by necessity has to come before the writing of any resolutions. This is the assessment that must be made of the state of our research to date, the review of the data that we have collected already, the documents that we have collected, the interviews we have conducted, etc. It is only through this assessment are we able to see where the holes in our research are, what the overlooked or ignored tasks are that keep us from moving forward. And it is those items, of course, that can benefit from the resolution-making process. The list does not have to be long, but it does have to contain items that are important to our research. Typically they are items that contain a degree of difficulty and hence may be ones that we would naturally neglect. That is why we benefit from writing them down and keeping them visible as the year progresses. I wont bore you with the mechanics of writing good resolutions, but suffice it to say that as much as possible the items should be specific and measureable and have a time limit set for them. That ensures that they are doable, and you will be able to tell when you have completed the item. After all, it is only when you have completed them that you get the satisfaction of crossing them off the list. Let me share with you three of my 10 or so resolutions. One is to read at least one genealogy how-to book each quarter and write a review of it. It is important for me because I could include that review in this column, and most surely include it in a newsletter that I write, and even in a genealogy Blog I contribute to. This item appears on my list every year, and that focus helps me stay on task and accomplish it. Another is to research my mothers grandfathers line of descendants. I want to uncover as many cousins as I can in this task. I usually get so wrapped up in finding ancestors (researching back in time), that I can use the nudge of a resolution to help me adjust my usual mode of research. In this case I want to start with my greatgrandfather and work forward in time to the present. Not forward to me, of course, but forward through all those collateral lines of descendants. I could easily end up with scores of cousins using this approach. The final resolution I will share is to attend at least three genealogy seminars during the year. This requires a bit of planning and preparation: choosing the seminar, arranging travel if needed, budgeting the expenses, etc. This is something that I could easily put off doing until the opportunity has passed and I have missed the event completely. It will require a timely survey of conferences to be sure I identify ones that will be most beneficial to me, and ones that are feasible to attend in light of other obligations I have. So there you have three from my list. They are not necessarily unique to me, but they are important, and that is what counts. I hope you have been motivated to do a bit of assessment and planning after reading this. Like most travels, our research journey will not end up where we intend without some serious consideration and forethought. Resolutions can give us a roadmap we need to successfully guide key elements of our family history research. As an end note, and just in case attending a seminar may be on your list also, let me give a plug for the Pinellas Genealogy Society Seminar coming up on Feb. 8. It is co-sponsored by the Largo Public Library and will take place there from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It features a professional genealogist and noted speaker, Jack Butler, who will make four presentations during the day. There will be an additional three break-out speakers as well. In addition to the speakers the registration fee also includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and beverages throughout the day. You also will find a huge book sale, raffles, door prizes, and a wonderful opportunity to network with other researchers, both new and experienced. You can read more about the speakers topics and get a registration form by going to the Society website at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com or by dropping by the Genealogy Center at the Largo Public Library. Happy New Year to all.Peter Summers is an amateur genealogist who has been working on his family history since 1972. He is past president of the Pinellas Genealogy Society.Why new years resolutions are a genealogists friend Genealogy exposedPeter Summers Military achievementsFrankecha MacfieCLEARWATER Air Force Airman Frankecha Macfie recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Macfie is the daughter of Marie Fagundo of Clearwater, and Frankie Macfie of Dix Hills, N.Y. She is a 2011 graduate of Clearwater High School. He is a 2011 graduate of Tarpon Springs High School. He earned an associate degree in 2013 from the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College.Paul McWadeLARGO Air Force Airman Paul McWade recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. McWade is the son of Theresa Hubble of St. Petersburg, and Paul McWade of Largo. He is a 2012 graduate of Pinellas Park High School. Henry is the son of Susan and Glen Henry of St. Petersburg. He is a 2007 graduate of Dixie Hollins High School.Michael DealyPALM HARBOR Air Force Airman Michael Dealy recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Dealy is the son of David Dealy of Palm Bay, and Patricia McManus of Palm Harbor. He is a 2012 graduate of Bayside High School, Palm Bay. Frankecha Macfie Paul McWade Michael DealyGavin Rogers PALM HARBOR Army National Guard Pfc. Gavin Rogers recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Rogers is the son of Danielle and Arthur Rogers and brother of Brittany Rogers, all of Palm Harbor.Matthew HenryST. PETERSBURG Army Pvt. Matthew Henry recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Read more news, community events and entertainment throughout Pinellas County at www.TBNweekly.com.

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Exp. 1/31/14 Christopher and Lourdes Licata of Seminole recently announced the engagement of their son QM2 (SW) Christopher Louis Licata III to Jennifer Lynn Resler, daughter of Robert and Shelly Resler of Clearwater Beach. The bride-to-be is pursuing a degree in healthcare administration at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville while working as a pharmaceutical technician at Publix. The groom-to-be is currently serving in the United States Navy as a navigational specialist and is stationed in Jacksonville. The couple is planning a July wedding at Lakeview Baptist Church in Clearwater. They will reside in Jacksonville.Licata-ReslerJan. 29 at Oakhurst United Methodist Church, 13400 Park Blvd. N. The program is designed to help attendees travel the journey from mourning to joy. It consists of several components: video, workbook, discussion, support and encouragement. The program will last for 13 weeks and each session is self-contained, with a new topic each week. Group sessions will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and will conclude on April 23. Each session will run 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group will meet in Room 13 at the church. The program is open to the community. To register, call 391-4769. Hope Presbyterian ChurchCLEARWATER A rummage through your trunk sale will be presented Saturday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Road. Sellers may purchase a carsized space for $10. Preregistration is required for sellers. To reserve a spot, call 531-3200. Vendors will keep proceeds from their sales. Proceeds from Hopes garage sale items sold at the rummage sale in Hambley Hall will benefit the church. For information, call 531-3200 or visit www.HopeFamily.com.Unity of ClearwaterCLEARWATER Infinite Possibilities The Art Of Changing Your Life, a seven-week class, will be presented by the New Thought Center For Creative Living, at Unity of Clearwater, 2465 Nursery Road. The class will begin Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m. Mike Dooley bases the class on the New York Times bestseller Infinite Possibilities. Dooley was one of the original presenters in The Secret, and also created the workbook used in the class. The class will be taught by certified trainer Gregg Sanderson. The seven sessions will cover many aspects of the metaphysical universe. Subjects of each class will include Thoughts Become Things, Beliefs, Emotions, Taking Action, Instincts and Hunches, Dreams and Desires, Faith and the Magical Universe and The Meaning of Life. Classes will run from 7 to 9 p.m. The tuition of $197 includes the workbook. The first session is free to be sure it is appropriate for the student. Once the creative spark ignites, ones life can expand without limit, said Sanderson in a press release. The purpose of the class is to light that spark to give students better control over their lives. For information or to register, call 475-8991 or email gregg@ newthoughtctr.org.Bethel Lutheran Church CLEARWATER Bethel Lutheran Church, Clearwater, will host Tim Zimmerman and The Kings Brass will perform Saturday, Jan. 11, 7 p.m., in the sanctuary at Bethel Lutheran Church, 3166 McMullen Booth Road. For more than 30 years, Tim Zimmerman and The Kings Brass have provided innovative worship for young and old alike through the best in sacred brass music. They have performed more than a hundred concerts each season with three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, keyboards and percussion. They play a wide variety of music from Gabrieli to hymn classics, from Handel to jazz spirituals, from Christmas carols to patriotic marches. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. For information, call 799-3010 or email blutheran church@tampabay.rr.com.Seminole First Baptist ChurchSEMINOLE A Bible Study Coffee will be presented Thursday, Jan. 15, 9:25 to 11 a.m., at Seminole First Baptist Church, 11045 Park Blvd., Seminole. Presented by the Largo-Seminole Womens Bible Study, the free event will kick off the spring semester. The group is nondenominational. All ladies 18 and older are invited to join as the group studies the lives of Jacob and Joseph in the book of Genesis. There is no charge and childcare is provided. For information, call Marguerite at 474-7139 or Carol at 398-1254. Visit www.largoseminolewomensbiblestudy.com.Oakhurst United Methodist ChurchSEMINOLE A GriefShare program will be offered beginning Worship calendar Guild luncheon set for Jan. 15LARGO The Martha and Mary Guilds card and game party and luncheon will be held Wednesday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m., at St. Jerome Catholic Churh, 10895 Hamnlin Blvd. Tickets are $15, including lunch, and will not be sold at the door. For reservations, call 214-8666 no later than Sunday, Jan. 12. Bring your own cards and games. Away in a mangerPhoto courtesy of KADI HENDRICKS TUBBSAndrew and Melissa Larsen, with their son, Luke, portrayed Jesus, Mary and Joseph at Faith Presbyterian Churchs Christmas Eve service. After the service, the Larsens were featured in a live manger scene while church members sang Christmas carols.

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Must bring this ad.12712 Indian Rocks Rd., Largo, FL 33774727-596-9156100313Matt Facarazzo, D.V.M.with this ad NEW LOCATION 080813Gentle Professional Affordable In-Home Veterinary Care For YOUR Best Friend We Specialize in Preventive Medicine Annual Wellness Exams Annual Diagnostics & Vaccines Microchipping Health and Travel Certificates Genetic Testing Medications Delivered to YOUR Doorstep Geriatric Care Hospice Care Compassionate Gentle In-Home Euthanasia And More Adopt A SHELTER PET and Receive A FREE Exam. CutieCutie is 5 years old and can be shy at first but is sweet and gentle. Just give her time to observe her new surroundings and she will warm up to her new family in no time. Cutie lived with other cats and got along well with them, so she would love to have furry siblings. Adopt her at the Humane Society of Pinellas at 3040 S.R. 590, Clearwater. Call 797-7722. AlexiAlexi is a 2-year-old, 23-pound basset hound and pug mix. She has an underbite that gives her character and sad eyes that grab your soul. Alexi is a sweet girl who is fully housebroken, crate trained and walks politely on a leash. Shes a pretty mellow girl but does love her squeaky toys. She is fine with dogs comparable to her size and smaller, but large dogs scare her. She is good with children and would do best in a house without cats. For more information, call the Suncoast Animal League in Palm Harbor at 786-1300. Cooking for pupsMeet Lola, Januarys Pet Photo of the Month winner. She lives in Safety Harbor with her dad, George Billiris. Lola is a 5-year-old chocolate Lab, and Billiriss 10-yearold niece, Nicole, strongly recommended he get her. Thus, Lola is named after Hanna Montanas best friend. Lola has been trained to retrieve items by name, such as socks, shoes, and the TV remote. She is quite intelligent, fun loving and extremely athletic. She loves to swim and retrieve her favorite toy her floating Kong. She also loves to go out on the boat with her best friend, Max, a 6-year-old boxer. They play on the local islands and love to retrieve their toys from the water. Billiris is a physical therapist, and he sometimes takes Lola to visit patients who have lost their own pet or are feeling down. She always helps bring a smile to their faces, and she knows how to gently place her head in their laps. As this months winner, Lola and Billiris have won a $25 gift certificate to Largo Feed or Park Feed in Pinellas Park. Lola has asked that her prize be donated to the needy animals at the Humane Society of Pinellas in her name. Send your pet photos to Alexandra Lundahl at alundahl@TBNweekly.com. Pet Photo Contest Sponsored byLargo Feed210 West Bay Dr, Largo, FL 727-581-8743 & Park Feed5775 Park Blvd. Pinellas Park 727-546-7503Pets of the week LennyLenny is a big lover. He adores being petted and is a snuggle bunny at bedtime. He loves his playtime, too. He is 4 years old and was abandoned at a shelter recently and desperately wants to be loved again. Lenny has been neutered, tested for feline diseases, is current on his shots and is microchipped. To meet this great feline, call a Save Our Strays volunteer at 4815262. Visit www.save ourstraysinc.com.Pet obesity is increasing in prominence, and though many people think that their pet may look cute with a little extra fluff, there are real health concerns for overweight. Overweight pets are more prone to ailments such as diabetes, hypertension, joint pain, labored breathing, more stress on their heart, more anesthetic risk, and others. How much should my pet weigh?After examining and weighing your pet, we can better advise you on what their ideal weight is and the proper feeding guidelines to achieve it. I prefer to monitor body condition score (BCS) and weight together. With an ideal BCS you are able to palpate the ribs, but not visibly see them outlined nor have to dig through an overlying fat layer to feel them. In addition, we aim to keep a peanut or hourglass shaped waist when you are standing over your pet and looking from the ribs to the hips. How much should I feed my pet?Measuring out your pets portions in an actual measuring cup is always advised. Many of our pets do not have a routine exercise regimen, so our tightest regulation on their weight comes in with diet and portion control. I also recommend splitting feeding into at least two meals per day. This helps to avoid increasing glucose levels all at once, helps avoid bloat that can occur by eating too much too fast, and is helpful if they are ever on twice-daily medication that needs to be given with a meal, such as antibiotics and insulin. Many pet foods will have a feeding guideline on the back of the bag. In my professional experience, the food companies tend to be over generous with portion advices and many pets only need about 75 percent of the broad recommendations. This is a starting point, but all pets are individuals and may need progressing adjustments based on their age, health requirements, activity level, metabolism level, etc. Also, the goal is to feed the portion advised for your pets ideal weight and NOT their actual weight if they are overweight. You do not want to feed the amount listed for the weight they are now if your goal is weight loss. If your pet is overweight now and you are not measuring out how much you feed it, the first step is to accurately measure what you are offering. From there, try to cut back the overall portion offered daily by 25 percent. If after a couple of weeks more weight loss is desired, decrease another 25 percent and so on. In addition, look as if you are being overzealous with the treats! Often times avoiding obesity is as simple as decreasing amounts fed and increasing exercise. Havent I heard that before? However, if that alone does not work, there are prescription diet foods we can try, and this is necessary for some pets. Contact us to discuss if a prescription diet is advised for your pet. I would be lying if I told you weight loss was easy. We battle with that ourselves and know that it takes time and commitment. Nevertheless, the benefit here is that pets cannot eat whenever and whatever they want if we take responsibility and control it. For us to best advise you, bring your pets in and we can weigh them and tailor what diet and body condition score are ideal. Dr. Christen Woodley, DVM, is a veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Dunedin and graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University in 2005. She grew up always wanting to attend veterinary school like her grandfather.Chunky monkey health risks of overweight pets Speaking of PetsChristen Woodley, D.V.M. Elsie and FranklinElsie, pictured here, and her son, Franklin are an adorable, cuddly mother-son duo. Elsie, the ultimate funny girl, is just a year old. She came to All Bout Cats pregnant and is an exceptional mother. She is vocal and adores attention. She is small and compact and gets along great with kids, other cats and even dogs. She would love to be adopted with her cuddly son, Franklin, who is 6 months old. He is all love and enjoys long belly rubs. They are both fully vaccinated, tested for feline diseases, are spayed and neutered and microchipped. Call 712-7773 or visit www.allboutcats.org. ZandraZandra is a beautiful Russian Blue mix with the most gorgeous green eyes. She was born on May 1, 2008. This furry lady is very sweet and gentle and is ready to give her heart and affection to those in her forever home. However, she does not like sharing her family, so she would have to be an only pet. She has been spayed and is up to date on all her vaccinations. Come visit this lovable beauty and welcome in the new year with a new family member. Call Pat with Second Chance for Strays at 535-9154. JeffMeet Jeff, a 1-year-old terrier/shepherd puppy mix. Jeff would benefit from training classes and learning cool tricks such as drop it. Jeff would do best in a home with children ages 10 and up, but canine companions would be just fine. Stop by to meet him and sign him up for training at the SPCAs Sniff University today. Adopt him for $75, which includes his neuter surgery, microchip, vaccinations and free 30 days of insurance. Visit him at 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo. Visit www.spca tampabay.org. AnnieMeet Annie, a 55-pound female American bulldog. Shes a sweet girl who is a bit of a couch potato and would do well in almost any family. She walks wonderfully on a leash and has a solid frame. She is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. To learn more about Annie and other adoptable animals, visit Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg or call 328-7738. All the animals are also posted online at www.petpalanimalshelter .com.

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14A Viewpoints Leader, January 9, 2014Timing is essential to make the most of the great American pastime of overeating highpriced, overbuttered popcorn at the movies. If you get in the line at the concession stand too early, you may speed eat most of your popcorn before half the previews are over. And then what are you going to do? No fun smelling and listening to others munch on their popcorn. You also dont want to be in line when the popcorn machine is almost empty and your server has to scrape the popcorn from the bottom of it to fill your bag. Yuk. Might as well bite into acorns. I learned the hard way. Serving stale popcorn should be a felony, punishable by making the concession manager eat an entire tub of it before the previews begin. Just cant seem to resist the temptation of buying movie popcorn, despite the findings of a study by Center for Science in the Public Interest. The study said that popcorn and soda, sold at one of the countrys largest movie chains, contains the equivalent amount of calories and fat as three McDonalds Quarter Pounders with 12 pats of butter. This adds up to 1,610 calories (one days worth of calories for many people) and 60 grams of saturated fat. The study was hardly objective. What it didnt take into account was how damn good movie popcorn tastes. At least I consume only a medium bag of buttered popcorn by the time the movie is over. When I was at a theater recently, a woman asked the snack guy to put the butter in her popcorn tub in increments, instead of lathering just the top of the kernels. Monkey see, monkey do. The next person in line asked for the same. I wonder what the pointy heads at the Center for Science would have to say about that? I asked my staff if they buy popcorn at the movies and got mixed answers. I buy it whenever I can afford the popcorn and the calories, an editor said. Some people bring their own popcorn to the movies, whether they are allowed to or not. Buying popcorn is not part of of the social contract that goes with buying a ticket, a co-worker said, disgusted at the cost of the stuff. I dont bring popcorn from home. If I did, by the time I get to the theater it will be cold and devoid of its intoxicating aroma. But the least the theaters could do is allow you to use one of their microwaves for a slight fee, of course to heat up your popcorn from home or a Quarter Pounder. About did a double take recently when one of our local theaters was giving away small bags of popcorn. Not sure why they were doing that. It wasnt Orvilles birthday. Of course, I had to upsize mine to a medium bag. Perhaps thats why the theater was packed on that day. I saw Saving Mr. Banks. At the end of the movie, people applauded the show. Not me. I was only there for the popcorn. Hearing the applause youd think that Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson were in the audience. Wonder if they eat movie popcorn? Instead of applauding at a theater screen, people should react to the popcorn, such as by leaving signs on their seats for the management to review: Great popcorn. I ate so much I threw up. Yummy. Went back for seconds. Bad popcorn. I ate so much I threw up. Love the popcorn; it sticks to the colon. Yuk. The popcorn tasted like acorns. The Center for Science in the Public Interest didnt mince words in 2009 in its comments on movie theater popcorn, saying lab tests show its still the Godzilla of snacks. Maybe so, but Ive yet to see a surgeon generals warning on a tub of popcorn. Far be it for me to tell anyone to stop eating popcorn at theaters. Just go easy on the salt. That stuff will kill you.Tom Germond is executive editor of Tampa Bay Newspapers. Email tgermond@TBNweek ly.com.The time is long past when the United States should stop viewing itself as a babysitter, cop, fireman and all-purpose rescuer for many nations of the world. Weve been filling that role for at least a couple of decades now, and its time to stop. As 2014 begins, I would give my left arm, or other less useful parts of my body, if on this date one year from now every one of Americas sons and daughters would be home permanently from Iraq, Afghanistan, and most of our other self-appointed war zones and outposts in the Mideast and Africa. And I would not weep if we also reduced our military presence in Germany, Japan and South Korea. For more than 60 years we have kept massive forces in those countries, on alert and prepared for enemy assaults that have become less likely with each passing day. As long as the Soviet Union was a force to be reckoned with, Washingtons leaders in either party could justify flexing our muscles overseas to carry out the containment strategy that was the U.S. foreign policy foundation from 1945 onward. But by 1990 the Soviet Union and the Communist threat that was part of the package had begun to crumble. We entered the 1990s with what seemed to many to be military and economic clout to spare. At about the same time, according to some experts, our longstanding Soviet bugaboo was replaced by the failed nation theory of foreign policy. This was the belief that the major threat to our nation lay with regions and countries such as the Mideast, Somalia, Haiti and the Balkans, which were repeatedly areas of turbulence, chaos, conflict, disease and (later) terrorism. Proponents of the failed nation camp suggested that such nations might eventually export their troubles directly to the United States and to our interests around the world. These beliefs had relatively few backers until September 2001, when Mideast terrorists took command of four U.S. commercial airliners and caused the death of about 3,000 innocent American lives. From that point on, U.S. foreign policy focused on hate-filled and very clever enemies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine and scattered terrorist training centers in northeastern Africa. The U.S. and some of our allies declared war, not on other governments, but on confirmed and suspected terrorists. The west sent thousands of armed men and women, plus well-paid and sometimes ill-disciplined mercenaries, to find and kill the terrorists. There was a high degree of logic in such a policy. But there soon came an expansion of such a goal. It came to be known as nation building. The assumption was that unless a fragmented Humpty Dumpty nation dominated by one or more terrorist groups could be re-organized along democratic lines, the potential for further terrorist attacks on western targets would always be there. Now, a dozen years later, its clear that nation-building hasnt worked, especially in the Mideast, where tribal and religious loyalties (and conflicts) are far stronger than any democratic instincts that might be instilled. The allies have lost thousands of our warriors in battle and have spent many billions of dollars in warfare costs, training of foreign militia and payment of bribes to cooperative native leaders. Some improvements have been made. But current indicators point toward the likelihood that, as western troops are brought home, chaos, corruption and terrorist domination will again reign supreme. By now the U.S. and our partners in nation-building should have learned our lesson: it is virtually impossible for outsiders to invade a shambled nation or region and re-construct it, with any realistic hope that it will endure. Such a hope is even more unrealistic when the invaders have caused the death of thousands of civilians in the course of liberating them from the terrorists who may or may not have been among them. In decades to come, the USA will continue to wage war on terrorists, both foreign and domestic. New methods of fighting those battles will evolve. None of them will be perfect. But none of them should permit our sending large contingents of troops on ill-defined missions, for undetermined lengths of time, into semi-civilized regions whose occupants may not need, want, or even know how to be saved. This is not isolationism. In view of world history since 2001, it is simply common sense.Bob Driver is a former columnist for 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 accounting@TBNweekly.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.com Largo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@TBNweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@TBNweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@TBNweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@TBNweekly.com Tarpon Springs Beacon: Kate Feldman kfeldman@TBNweekly.com General Editorial editorial@TBNweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563Former CIA Director James Woolsey has pronounced that the proper punishment for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden would be for him to be hanged by his neck until he is dead. The news media want to hand him not a rope but a pedestal. The Guardian editorialized last week that its high-profile source is a hero worthy of a presidential pardon. Likewise, The New York Times opined that the Obama administration should offer Snowden a plea bargain or some form of clemency that would allow him to return home and serve less time than the three decades he faces under a pending criminal complaint so that he can enjoy the hope of a life advocating for greater privacy and far stronger oversight of the runaway intelligence community. Who knows? Mayhap The Gray Lady can give Snowden a blog whence he can lecture readers about privacy rights, as he did in a recent Christmas greeting video. In one sense, Snowden, 30, is a sympathetic figure. In an ocean of anonymous leakers, he came forward to put a name on the avalanche of information he shared with Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald and The Washington Posts Barton Gellman. That singular act gave credibility to the leaks, ended any debate as to what the NSA is doing and peeled off the gauze that camouflaged an industrial-sized intelligence bureaucracy that couldnt secure itself. On the other hand, if Snowden can lift about 1.7 million classified documents without penalty, any contractor can leak state secrets with impunity. No other superpower on the planet would entertain such self-destructive folly. Snowden has argued that he had a moral duty to challenge an intelligence machinery that was out of control. Hudson Institute senior fellow Gabriel Schoenfeld, author of Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law, is not impressed. Snowden ousted U.S. intelligence for engaging in activity that almost every state engages in. The former contractor then went into hiding in China and Russia, where he enjoys temporary asylum. I think it is disgraceful, quoted Schoenfeld, that Snowden lectures Washington but doesnt have the courage to criticize abuses of free speech in his host country. To reach its free Snowden position, the Times quoted a federal judge who found the NSA program to be almost Orwellian while ignoring another federal judge who upheld the programs constitutionality. The Times also ignored testimony that telephony metadata prevented as many as 50 potential terrorist attacks, including a 2009 plot to blow up the New York subway. In essence, the Times is stuck in 2007, when then-candidate Barack Obama railed against the false choice between the liberties we cherish and the security we provide. Obama abandoned that convenient campaign rhetoric after he won election and became responsible for the nations security. The Times, however, clings to the 2007 fantasy that surveillance is not a national security tool. Snowden shares that fantastic view, so the paper of record doesnt want him to pay the criminal price for civil disobedience. Even some intelligence dons entertain the idea. Last month, Rick Ledgett, the head of the NSAs Snowden task force, told Minutes that he considers amnesty for Snowden in exchange for Snowdens handing over the rest of the secrets he purloined worth having a conversation about. Ever since, Ive had this sneaking suspicion that some D.C. black hats want to cut a plea bargain or pardon deal that could make the embarrassing press stories disappear. Former CIA spokesman Bill Harlow is not unfamiliar with that sneaking suspicion. He thinks Snowden is a traitor. If the administration is toying with a deal, he said, it would send a catastrophic message to would-be leakers. To wit: Just make sure you steal enough. Its almost funny when you follow the editorial boards logic. The papers argued that Snowden is a hero because he leaked material about which the public has a right to know. Then they supported granting amnesty or leniency if Snowden would agree to hand over any remaining documents rather than share them with the world. A trial would give Snowden the opportunity to tell his story, the American public a chance to find out what exactly Snowden leaked and Washington the burden of proving a criminal case but the Times and The Guardian apparently prefer a backroom deal.Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@sfchronicle.com. LETTERS Drivers SeatBob Driver We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. Please type letters to the editor (or print legibly) and include your name, town of residence, phone number and signature and mail to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Emails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to tger mond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writers phone number. Letters are printed on a first-come, first-served basis. They may be edited to correct grammar, spelling and factual errors. They also may be edited for clarity.What do you think? Tom Germond Debra Saunders Free Snowden are you kidding?Dubious tax figuresEditor: A recent letter from Ernest Bach regarding the proposed funding change for Greenlight Pinellas and our transit system included some exceptionally dubious tax figures for which the author never provides attribution. He assigns a figure of $18.26 as the property tax amount currently paid to PSTA by a Clearwater resident. PSTA currently levies a property tax of .7305 mills (thats 73.05 cents for every $1,000 of taxable property value), so a bill of $18.26 would be for a parcel with a taxable value of only $25,000. If the owner is claiming a homestead exemption, that would be a home value of $75,000. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median home value in Clearwater is $179,900. With a homestead exemption, the owner of such a home would pay $94.89 in property taxes to PSTA not the $18.26 that the letter writer claims. The Census Bureau also lists the median household income for Clearwater as $41,986. According to the IRS online sales tax deduction calculator, that household would pay $101.74 for a 1 percent sales tax. Less than $8 a year more than the current property tax for PSTA, which will be eliminated if the Greenlight 1 percent sales tax is approved. Thats less than $8 a year more for a vastly improved transit system that will, in many, many ways benefit the members of his Largo-Mid Pinellas County Coalition of Neighborhood Associations. Bob Lasher External affairs officer Pinellas Suncoast Transit AuthorityWhy the love affair with turtle tourist?Editor: Nothing is too good for our tourist turtle tourist, that is. We are now spending $184,000 on 142 turtle friendly lights to attract more turtle tourist to Clearwater beach. At about $1,285 per light $985 per light and $300 for the installation that seems like a drop in the budget bucket, but I digress. So, were now replacing 142 perfectly good working lights to encourage more turtles to nest on the busiest beach in Pinellas County. Really? Just how many commissioners does it take to replace one of these light bulbs? A simple modification to the existing beach walk lights would have been more cost-effective. This begs the question. Who is crazier: the person(s) that came up with this idea or those who approved it? Why the love affair with these turtle tourist and not with our own resident dolphins, the stars of our show? Gone now is the dolphin statue that had been placed next to the big turtle on pier 60, why? Michael Maribona ClearwaterHes only there for the popcorn USA as the worlds nanny: no more!

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Students had to use the theme and could enter in categories for visual arts, literature, film production, music composition, dance choreography and photography. Entries were judged on artistic merit, creativity and interpretation of the theme. The competition was broken down into two age divisions: primary (pre-k to second grade) and intermediate (third to fifth grade). The Award of Excellence in each category will advance to the countywide competition. The Award of Excellence was given to the following students: Special Artist, primary: Yair Dezha, Kameron Durham, Nathan Britt, Visual Arts, primary: Brooke Vidito, Hana Weeks, Ethan Nadeau; intermediate: Janae Pope, Charles Ladjimi, Randi Tubbs Literature, primary: Graci Tubbs; intermediate: Sophia Bostick, Alexis Gniewosz, Randi Tubbs Photography, primary: Noah Powers, Graci Tubbs, Davaney Tavano; intermediate: Anna Ladjimi, Randi Tubbs, Arianna Ritzie Film Production, intermediate: Emily Sherman Music Composition, primary: Graci Tubbs To see a display of the students work, visit the Seminole Elementary PTA website at www.seminolepta.wordpress.com. Photos by JARNAE POPE-ORIOLAbove, Seminole Elementary School PTA Reflections Program winners in the primary division. At right, Reflections Program winners in the intermediate division. Visit the Largo Leader at www.TBNweekly.com

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16A Health Leader, January 9, 2014 081513 New Years Specials New Years SpecialsCALL 727-902-1437 Making Your Realty Dreams A Reality www.BeachRealEstatePro.com CALL 727-902-1437 Making Your Realty Dreams A Reality www .BeachRealEstatePro.com Sun Vista Realty (727) 902-1437 Direct Gulffront SW Corner Condo in Madeira Beach Panoramic Gulf Views Spacious 2/2 with over 1,350 Sq. Ft. and wonderful investment property! 7 Day Minimum Rental! $359,900 Resort Style Living in Sand Key! Gulffront & Intracoastal Views 2/2 with over 1,300 Sq. Ft. Lowest priced Unit along the Gulf! $339,900010914Rich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI, E-ProRich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI, E-Pro Lindsay Dicus-HarrisonRealty Executives Adamo and Associates727-656-1584 Linds55@tampabay.rr.com www.uniquesuncoastproperties.com AMAZING HOME IN DESIRABLE WOODBRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD3BR/2BA/1CG. New insulated Energy Efficient Windows. Freshly painted, new bathroom faucets, sinks and light fixtures. 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Live in a resort-stule community for a fraction of the price.Fayola GoldstoneCoastal Properties Group International 2BR/2BA Clearwater Beach New Port Richey Seminole $400,000 SOLD Home located along conservation frontage in Deer Park. Large updated kitchen with bay window, vaulted ceilings, thermal windows, solar tubes and wood burning fireplace.Caroleanne VoracRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2BA $138,500 SOLD Move-in ready Seminole home. Split plan features 3/2, dining area, screen enclosed patio and bonus room. Master bedroom has a walk-in closet and private bathroom w/large custom shower. Well manicured backyard w/huge utility shed. Convenient location is close to schools, shopping and the beach.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2BA/1CG $178,000 SOLD Largo Spacious end-unit townhome in Meadows at Largo. Home built in 2007 and features high ceilings, nicely upgraded baths and quiet private yard.Tom CatoRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2.5BA/2CG $139,920 SOLD010914 Suncoast Realty Chris Coston418-2244262 Corey Ave. St. Pete Beach OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3PMLovely home nestled on over half an acre in mid-county. The property features 4BR/3BA, plus office, updated kitchen and beautiful wood floors. You'll love the tropical pool setting. No flood insurance required! Offered at $449,000 CHARMING CARLTON ESTATES2349 Kings Point Dr., Largo Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo built in 2004 with 1,887 square feet of living area. Open floor plan with spacious living and dining room. Large eat-in kitchen with gorgeous cabinetry and breakfast bar which separates the living room and kitchen.Other features include a spacious master bath with tub, shower and custom built-in closet. Crown molding and volume ceilings are throughout. Large utility room, under building parking and a heated pool. Reduced to $349,000. RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE, INC. Liz Lee 727-422-5818Beautiful Belleair Vistas2940 West Bay Drive #201, Belleair Bluffs010914 OPEN HOUSESunday, Jan. 12 1-4pm Belleair resident puts heart into medical business, community By BRIAN GOFFCLEARWATER In an unusual twist of fate the very thing that has given Belleair resident Randy Ware the means to own and operate a successful business also taught him the value and importance of giving. Ware is the founder and CEO of West Coast Medical Resources Inc. of Clearwater. Otherwise known as WestCMR, the company specializes in buying and selling surplus surgical supplies. Ware said it wouldnt be possible without the wasteful society we live in. As humans were a wasteful society, he said. Our eyes are bigger than our stomachs and we end up throwing food away. We buy too many legal pads for the office and then dont have what we really need. The medical profession is no different. Ware said hospitals will buy supplies based on what the doctors or other professionals want or need. Then the doctor changes his mind and wants something new, so what was in stock is no longer needed. Or a sale rep changes jobs and has a competitive line to offer and the doctor or hospital being loyal to the rep will buy the new offering, again leaving plenty of the other brands in the stock room, He said. It is not rocket science; there is a lot of waste out there. Taking that waste and selling it or redistributing it as Ware likes to say, is a win-win situation. We allow hospitals to liquidate to us and they recover some money and they are happy because these days everyone needs money, he said. Then we sell it to other hospitals and surgical centers that use the stuff. Ware said his company doesnt act as a middleman in that they buy the product, take possession of it, and then sell it. He said 20 percent of the companys sales are outside the United States. Ware, 51, and his wife Shannon live in Belleair. They have two adult children Sarah and Ryan. His career buying and selling surplus medical equipment happened by accident he said. I was working in a customized orthotic lab so I was exposed to the hospital market, he said. I knew about the waste so I started West Coast Medical Resources on a shoestring in 1997. Now we have 30 employees and are the largest company at what we do in the United States. Hospitals across the country recognize us for what we do and were growing because as the general population grows there are more people, more people mean products and more reps and more waste. We just sit on the sidelines and benefit from it. But Ware just doesnt sit on the sidelines when it comes to his community. Recently when he heard the annual Thanksgiving food basket drive in Belleair needed help, he made a phone call and without knowing how much was needed told the organizers that he would buy and pay for whatever was required. It was a gesture that amazed Sara Borger, Belleairs director of special events. Photo by BRIAN GOFFRandy Ware is the founder and CEO of West Coast Medical Resources Inc. of Clearwater. The companys facility is undergoing an expansion of 11,000 square feet.I have nothing but great things to say about Randy, she said. He has a huge heart; he cares about the community and is doing some unique and great things with his company that are really important. Borger said Ware didnt just help the Thanksgiving cause; he did it in such a way that was above and beyond what was required. He was in the airport on his way to an important business meeting when he made the call. Hes a busy guy but in about 20 seconds he said Ill buy the rest of the list, and it was a lot, she said. He had his people call and they took care of everything that was on the list. It was a lot, it took a lot of time, and probably a whole days work for one of his staff to go buy everything and deliver it. That type of help is something Ware says is important to his life and he hopes to the people around him. I want my staff to know that we have to leave a footprint that matters, he said. From the business point of view Wares company is about to leave an even bigger footprint in the community. WestCMR is undergoing a major expansion. Eleven thousand square feet is being added to the companys facility, giving it a total of 27,000 square feet at its Howard Court location. It should be open by April and it gives Ware a new challenge. My biggest challenge now is finding the 10 new people we need to hire as part of the expansion, he said. This is a very logical business, doing it and making it happen is the magic. Ware has also taken on a new challenge outside of work, something that is near and dear to his heart. Ive recently been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Childrens Dream Fund in St. Petersburg, he said. When my son was born he was very sick. We almost lost him, so I have a special place in my heart for Childrens Hospitals and sick children. The fund is important for the families with sick children. I was honored when I was asked to create awareness and help raise money for the cause. Eightyone percent of what we raise goes directly to those families in need. None of that would have likely happened without Wares success at business. Im very fortunate. This business has exposed me to things in my life and has given me the financial freedom and security I never thought I would have, he said. Paying things forward is something that I do. How Im remembered is important to me and I want to make sure in the second half of my life that Im doing things the right way.Program designed to help balanceLARGO Enrollment is now open for A Matter of Balance, offered in eight sessions Mondays and Wednesdays, starting Feb. 3, at Regal Palms Premier Assisted Living, 300 Lake Ave. NE. The free program is designed to help older adults learn methods to reduce falling and the fear of falling. The sessions include group discussion, problem solving strategies, videos and gentle physical exercise. Space is limited for this free program, so register early. Call 437-1350. MPM to host seminarsMorton Plant Mease will host several free health seminars in January focusing on elder careFlu vaccine recommended for pregnant womenThe Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County urges pregnant women to receive the flu vaccination due to the increased impact that influenza infections are having on pregnant women and their babies in Florida this year. The flu vaccine is the single best way to prevent flu, said Dr. Claude M. Dharamraj, Pinellas County Health Department director. We want to make sure people understand how important it is for pregnant women to receive the influenza vaccination to protect themselves and their babies. DOH-Pinellas recommends that all individuals six months of age and older receive the flu vaccination each year. It is especially important for pregnant women to be vaccinated due to the increased risk of complications associated with contracting the flu while pregnant. The flu vaccination is safe and will protect the mother, the unborn child, and also will help protect babies during the first months after birth. Additional flu prevention steps include washing your hands often, keeping your hands away from your face and covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when sneezing and coughing. Symptoms of the flu include headache, fever, severe cough, runny nose or body aches. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, see your primary care provider immediately for guidance on treatment. For more information on pregnant women and influenza, visit www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/vaccine/pregnant.htm Flu vaccines are offered in many locations, including doctors offices, clinics, health departments, retail stores, pharmacies, health centers, and by many employers and schools. Visit www.floridahealth.gov/prevention-safety-and-wellness/fluprevention/locate-a-flu-shot.html. Eventslaw, fatigue and diabetes. The health seminars will be presented at various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers. Following is a summary of scheduled programs: Laws Affecting Elders Monday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m., at Ptak Orthopaedic & Neuroscience Pavilion, Suite 114, 430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater. Caregivers can ask questions of an attorney who specializes in elder care law. Attendees also will learn about long-term care issues and the 2014 state Medicaid changes. Is Your Blood Making You Tired? Wednesday, Jan. 22, 12:30 p.m., at the YMCA of the Suncoast, Teen Room, 1005 S. Highland Ave., Clearwater. Oncologist Ben Yan, M.D., will review common conditions that affect the blood and bone marrow, and may contribute to fatigue. Attendees will learn what treatments are available to improve fatigue caused by these conditions. Type 2 Diabetes Risk Wednesday, Jan. 15, noon, at Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater. Endocrinologist Payal Patel, M.D., will discuss risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and basis management for type 2 diabetes. Attendees also will learn about the distinction between pre-diabetes and diabetes. Diagnosis and Treatment of Insomnia Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m., at Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1 through 5, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor. Approximately 10 percent of adults experience persistent insomnia and may have difficulty falling asleep, maintaining sleep, waking up too early, and/or having unrefreshing sleep. These sleep disturbances lead to daytime consequences such as fatigue, lack of energy, difficulty concentrating, and irritability. This presentation, by Alfonso Castro, M.D., will address the causes and symptoms of insomnia, and offer up-to-date information on management and treatment. Discussion topics will include behavioral approaches, such as relaxation therapy, sleep restriction therapy and stimulus control therapy, along with appropriate medication options. Relief Options for Chronic Sinus Pain Thursday, Jan. 16, 5:30 p.m., at Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Conference Center, Room 120, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo. Jonathan Morgan, M.D., an ear nose throat specialist and facial plastic surgeon, will discuss the common underlying causes and symptoms of chronic sinusitis and chronic sinus pain. Participants will get an in-depth explanation of one of the major advancements in sinus surgery, the balloon sinuplasty procedure. An allergy testing demonstration will be performed and a questionnaire will be offered regarding sinus issues. To preregister for a health seminar, call 953-6877, or visit www.BayCareEvents.org.

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But pet dogs and cats were nothing like the literal wildlife that Florida kids were exposed to! For example, one of my Floridaborn students played catch with wild dolphins from her boat as a kid. She and her brothers kept a beach ball in their boat for those times when the wild dolphins asked to play catch by jumping out of the water near the boat. One time, they played catch with dolphins for so long that they were late for dinner. The kids rushed home to one very doubtful mother. The dolphins saved the day by following them and jumping as mom got to the dock, verifying the kids fishy story. Capt. John Heidemann and I study free-ranging dolphins for the government. There have been just three very precious times when the dolphins have undeniably followed us to the next stop on our survey route. However, they have never clearly followed us home until yesterday! What a Christmas gift! Wintry overcast skies and choppy gray seas yielded only two sightings. The second sighting was local bulls BB and DD2. They darted into the study area and swam wildly across the bay like some maritime Baskerville hound was on their tail. They surfaced so briefly and unpredictably between long submergences that it took us many minutes to verify that we were actually seeing dorsal fins, that those fins belonged to dolphins and then finally to which dolphins they belonged. The two big bulls were tough and tricky to track in those sloppy seas. Though their behavior was irksome, it was not about us. Today, it was most likely about food. If so, their animated search either yielded nothing or food on the run. The primary reason to think their erratic behavior was about food was that DD2 lurched up holding a fish at one point. I happened to be glancing at the hovering osprey preparing to dive bomb him and missed the picture. After 40 exasperating minutes, I had vague data on dolphin behavior and a handful of mostly unusable pictures. Finally the dolphins slowed and once even surfaced slightly closer to us, only to appear in the distance again. That is fine, I said to Capt. Heidemann. We have todays data. We do not want to bother them any further. The dolphins had kept their distance between us, leaving Capt. Heidemann free to accelerate enthusiastically. We covered the mile between us and home briskly and tied off 15 minutes later. Fifteen minutes after that, Capt. Heidemann was cleaning the boat when the unapproachable pair of bulls surfaced at our dock. BB floated off the engine and locked eyes with John. I got to the seawall in time to see DD2 slowly swim out from under our dock at my feet! Those tricky-to-track bulls had changed course, covered the mile to our house briskly and directly, and then stayed for several minutes. They raced up and down the seawall, creating swells while sweeping past its treacherous shelf of shells and executing tight U-turns under the dock to power back in the other direction. It was a magnificent observation. The dolphins do not come into the finger often. When they do, they hunt on the other side where they systematically work the entire length of the finger and then melt away. They do not stay in one spot. You cannot get a sustained look at them. They certainly do not stay in one spot off our seawall where we can get a sustained look at them! What a gift! And they had followed us! It was a humbling and most appreciated addition to the list of Christmas presents Dolphin Watch has reported over the years. Many are startling demonstrations of how dolphins use objects. Starting in 2006, Oyster showed us that dolphins wear whelk egg cases. The next year, Bet revealed that some dolphins use grapefruits during the hunt. After that, Babyface poked a cormorant, showing that the behavior was not coincidence. Then Stick demonstrated tool use, using sharp shells growing on an abandoned ship like a saw to cut off catfish spines. In 2010, the Bowery Boys and female Slightwin verified that dolphins wear grass in a context that land-locked suburbanites call dating. Doodle demonstrated that calves surf just like their mothers. Last year, there were two gifts, PC and his mysterious maypole foraging and Slightwins remarkable aerobatics show, again in a context that land-locked suburbanites call dating. This year, the gift is clearly seeing dolphins as conscious creatures that make purposeful decisions. You can argue that this years gift of following us home was not a gift but coincidence. They merely took our route out of the many because it was as good as any. If true, following us home was still a gift. It was a rich and powerful reinforcer, thanks to the ladyfish sheltering under our dock upon which the dolphins briefly dined. Positive reinforcements encourage individuals to repeat the behavior that preceded the reinforcement. May we all remember the relationship between a positive reinforcer and repeated behavior in the coming year to our advantage. Photo by ANN WEAVERCutlass provides a rare glimpse of a stationary dolphin contemplating an object of curiosity. Bottlenose dolphin curiosity and intellect is unparalleled in the animal kingdom. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver Dr. Ann Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at annstats54@gmail.com or visit her website www.goodnaturedstatistics.com.

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18A Sports Leader, January 9, 2014 SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE SAVE 032813 www.TBNweekly.com CLICK PRINT SAVE!Its Easy ... Its Fast ... You Save!PRINTABLE COUPONS 010914 Serving Seminole for 36 Years Oil Changes Air Conditioning Tune-ups Check Engine Light Under the Hood Under the Auto Tires & Brakes Heating & Cooling Ignition & Electrical OIL & FILTER SPECIALIncludes 24 Point Safety InspectionUPTO5 QUARTS OF5W-30 OIL. MOSTCARS. EXP. 1-31-14 Jim HobsonASE Certified Master Mechanic ASE Advanced Engine Performance Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30-6pm Sat. 7:30-1pm Next to Pinch-A-Penny & Snyders TransmissionPick up and Delivery!010914GM & FORD SPECIALIST9660 Seminole Blvd., Suite B Seminole Computer Reprograming Available for GM & Ford Vehicles 1996-2013. Call For Appointment! We Can Fix It!727-437-0577 The Check Engine Light Means Lots of Things ...Ignore is not one of them!Complimentary Scan We accept most competitors coupons! $1595 Did You Know We Fix Squeaky Frontends Continuous cold fronts thwart coastal fishingFor three weeks now bad weather has plagued the fishing on our coast. Cold front after cold front has made it very hard to pattern fish both inshore and offshore. With this weeks cold front being the worst of all it doesnt look like well get any help anytime soon. Inshore had some bright spots this week with the presetnce of better tides due to the new moon. Strong incoming tides helped to spark a good trout bite on many of the spoil islands north of the Dunedin Causeway. Free lining select shrimp has accounted for most of the bites while bottom bouncing soft plastic jigs is a great way to find the schools of fish. Finding redfish was also an option with the extreme low tides all week. Working the outer edge of no motor zone flats enabled us to use the wind to make long casts with weedless rigged select shrimp. Good days off shore have been few and far between. On the good days running four or five miles from shore in search of hog fish has been a good change of pace. Working some of the same hard bottom areas where you would find gag grouper have been a real possibility. Bringing along plenty of shrimp will really make a big difference. Grunts, porgys, red grouper and small gag grouper are all a big fan of fresh shrimp. The minimum size limit for hog fish is 12 inches to the fork of the tail with a five fish per person per day per bag limit.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 Wallerstein Foundation organizes golf events for deaf By TIFFANY RAZZANOPINELLAS PARK As a young girl in Brazil, Arlete Rocha was placed in an orphanage when her parents divorced. Growing up, she was a very shy and quiet child, and didnt have many friends. I didnt have anyone to talk to, she said. When she left the orphanage and took her first job after graduating from college with a degree in psychology, working as a counselor for the deaf, she realized how much she had in common with them. When I got out of the orphanage and could see deaf people talking, I thought thats so hard for them to talk, she said. So few people know sign language. I had the same feeling and saw myself inside the orphanage. I felt very close to them. This connection led a 25-plus-year career to working with the deaf and deaf-blind. She relocated to Port Charlotte in 2001, where she learned American Sign Language. Now a Pinellas Park resident, her latest philanthropic endeavor is The Arlete Rocha Foundation for the Deaf. I thought maybe it was time to do something more, she said. I want to try to help them in some way. Thats why the foundation is there. The 501c3 charity is focused on organizing healthy activities and events that will enhance the quality of life for those who are deaf. Our goal is to integrate the deaf and deaf-blind into society as much as we can, Rocha said. Sometimes they tend to exile themselves, said Ron Iverson of Seminole, the foundations director of development. We want to help them We hate to see them excluded. Throughout the past year, the foundation has organized social meet-ups for the deaf and deaf-blind. But its first major event will be a series of golf outings at Bayou Country Club in Largo beginning Saturday, Jan. 25. These outings will be free for the individuals invited to participate. They are very excited about the golfing, Rocha said. Most of the deaf have never played before. But theyre very excited. Because those attending dont have their own set of golf clubs, the foundation is teaming up with the Seminole Chamber of Commerce to collect used sets of clubs from golfers. Donors can leave their old sets at the chamber office, 7985 113th St. N., Suite 208, and will receive a $150 tax deduction. Ever a good golfer has a nice, new set of clubs and an old set of clubs in the garage, Iverson said. The foundation is also looking for sponsors of the event, he said. For a $100 donation, the donor will receive a $350 gift certificate from Warrior Custom Golf for both a hybrid golf club and a wedge. Warrior is also donating hybrid clubs to each of the deaf golfers participating. Their generosity in the donation of their premium quality golf clubs is an important factor in the success of this event, Iverson said. For more information about The Arlete Rocha Foundation for the Deaf, visit arlete4thedeaf.org. 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Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Lone SurvivorGenre: Action and drama Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Ali Suliman, Alexander Ludwig and Eric Bana Director: Peter Berg Rated: R Based on The New York Times bestselling true story of heroism, courage and survival, Lone Survivor tells the incredible tale of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level alQaeda operative who are ambushed by the enemy in the mountains of Afghanistan. Faced with an impossible moral decision, the small band is isolated from help and surrounded by a much larger force of Taliban ready for war. As they confront unthinkable odds together, the four men find reserves of strength and resilience as they stay in the fight to the finish. Mark Wahlberg stars as Marcus Luttrell, the author of the first-person memoir Lone Survivor, whose book has become a motivational resource for its lessons on how the power of the human spirit is tested when we are pushed beyond our mental and physical limits. Starring alongside Wahlberg as the other members of the SEAL team areOpening this weekendLone Survivor features Wahlberg, Kitsch; Phoenix stars in Her Photo courtesy of UNIVERSAL PICTURESMark Wahlberg stars as Marcus Luttrell in Lone Survivor, the incredible story of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutr alize a high-level Taliban operative who are ambushed by enemy forces in the mountains of Afghanistan. Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and Ben Foster.HerGenre: Drama and romance Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde and Scarlett Johansson Director: Spike Jonze Rated: R Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, Her follows Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet Samantha, a bright, female voice (Scarlett Johansson) who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other. The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas BoxGenre: Action, adventure and fantasy Cast: Michael Sheen, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, Ioan Gruffudd and Aneurin BarnardPhoto courtesy of WARNER BROS. PICTURESJoaquin Phoenix stars as Theodore in Her, from Warner Bros. Pictures. Diversions Events Movies ClassiedsLargo Leader, Section B, January 9, 2014 Visit www.TBNweekly.com Dr. Rizvi is pleased to announce Dr. Mairaj Uddin has joined her practice. Dr. Uddin is board certified in Internal Medicine, Quality Management & HolisticMedicine.Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Quality Management & Holistic Medicine All American Family &Geriatric Care727.490.9096Dr. Syeda Rizvi Welcomes Dr. Mairaj UddinBoard Certified in Internal Medicine & Geriatric Medicine EKG Vaccines Blood Work In Office Minor Surgeries Coumadin Clinic Diabetes, HTN, COPD & Chronic Disease Management Trigger/Joint Injections Medical Weight Loss Anxiety, Depression & Alcohol Dependence Annual Physicals/Well-Woman Exams Skin Cancer Screening & Treatment Acute Infection Management Osteoporosis Management United Cigna Simply Tri-C are Aetna Wellcare Freedom Coventry Optimum Blue CrossACCEPTING MOST INSURANCE Humana PPO MORE TO COME Combines Traditional Medicine with Holistic TreatmentSyeda Rizvi, M.D. Mairaj Uddin, M.D. Call to Meet the Doctors and Tour Our Office Accepting NEW PATIENTSWalk-Ins Welcome 24 Hours On-Call Service Same Day Appointments Dr. Rizvi is pleased to Welcome New Patients at her Seminole and New Dunedin Locations. Dr. Rizvi and Dr. Uddin focus on combining traditional medicine with holistic treatment t o maximiz e patient health care and nutrition. They are passionate about healthcare and educating patients about their medical needs. Dr. Rizvi has privileges at Morton Plant Hospital, Largo Medical Center, Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, etc. 9677 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 646 Virginia St., Suite 201 Dunedin, FL 34698 110713 The Power of Knowledge ... The Gift of Caring 010914(Sandy Hartmann & Associates) is an outstanding team of professionals. (They) are honest in their evaluations and utilized their expertise in marketing our home. Dennis & Jean Doughman LARGO HOME 3BR/1.5BA/1CG + FENCED YARD New AC 2013 Flood insurance isnt a loan requirement$128,000MOVE IN READY ST PETE HOME 3BR/2BA/2CG + NEW ROOF 2012 Large screen enclosed patio Beautifully updated bathrooms$224,90049TH ST N COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES 3 PROPERTIES TO CHOOSE FROM May be purchased together or individually Plenty of parking and convenient alley accessStarting at $129,000HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER WILLIAMSDALE SQUARE Many updates throughout: hurricane impact windows, hurricane impact garage door, new decorative front door & interior doors.$142,000CONDO CORNER 1 Bedroom Bay Pines condo $45,900 3 Bedroom Seminole condo $119,900 2 Bedroom Indian Rocks Bch condo $149,900 NEW LISTING PRICE REDUCED PRICE REDUCEDwww.SandyHartmann Homes.com727-420-7510 MOVE IN READY ST PETE HOME Fenced backyard is a tropical oasis complete with screen enclosed pool Covered patio and accent lighting $119,900 TOP DOLLAR NO GAMES NO GIMMICKS When youre ready to sell ...were ready to buyWE BUYGold&MilitaryItems Three generations of experience Fair and consistent appraisals Instant Payments 1350 West Bay Drive, Largo 727-585-4502 belleaircoins.com 010914E See TOP FIVE, page 2B Top five diversions Selwyn Birchwood Band, Friday, Jan. 10, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show. Call 8223590 or visit www.mypalla dium.org. Having opened for Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, John Lee Hooker Jr., and Joe Louis Walker, among others, the Selwyn Birchwood Band performs a hip shaking, roof rattling mix of blues that has won over countless fans. Birchwood (guitar and vocals) got his start with Texas blues legend Sonny Rhodes touring throughout the United States and Canada at the age of 19. Curtis Nutall (drums) traveled internationally with many bands including The Blind Boys of Alabama and a five-year stint with Joe Louis Walker. Bass player Huff Wright and Regi Oliver (saxophone) have found themselves backing several notable blues artists all over the world including Lucky Peterson and Joey Gilmore. The Addams Family, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2 and 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheck erdhall.com. The Addams Family features an original story, and its every fathers nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that werent upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something hes never done before keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesdays normal boyfriend and his parents. The Addams Family features a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The production is directed by Jerry Zaks with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. In a prolific career spanning six decades, Charles Addams created several thousand cartoons, sketches and drawings, many of which were published in The New Yorker. But it was his creation of characters that came to be known as The Addams Family that brought Addams his greatest acclaim. With a unique style that combined the twisted, macabre and just plain weird with charm, wit and enchantment, Addams drawings have entertained millions worldwide and served as the inspiration for multiple television series and motion pictures. Katharine McPhee, Saturday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Actress and Columbia recording artist Katharine McPhee spent the past two years shooting the highly anticipated Steven Spielberg/NBC TV series Smash in New York City. McPhee is currently in the studio working on her next solo record, due out later this year. McPhees self-titled debut album exploded on the Billboard 200 and was the best charting debut for a female artist within a twoyear period. She has co-starred in the hit Adam Sandler comedy House Bunny and co-starred in episodes of CSI-NY, Community and The Family Guy. McPhee was featured on two hit PBS specials: Foster and Friends and Chris Botti in Boston alongside Sting, Andrea Bocelli and John Mayer. Photo courtesy of INTREPID ARTISTSSelwyn Birchwood performs Jan. 10 at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College. See OPENING, page 4B

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2B Just for Fun Leader, January 9, 2014 BEGINNERBRIDGELESSONSCall 727-363-1136 For Details NEW Location NEW LocationSt. Petersburg Bridge ClubNOVICEGAMESMON. WED. FRI. 12:30 PM12 Duplicate Games Each Week9103 U.S. Hwy 19 N., Mainlands Plaza Pinellas Parkwww.stpetebridge.org122613 First Lesson Free StartingWeek Of January 13thOpen House, Mon., Jan. 6, 4:30-6 p.m. The 17th annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11-12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Main Street in downtown Dunedin. Admission is free. More than 100 artists from the United States will transform the street into an outdoor art gallery with original artwork and affordable gift items. Attendees will enjoy eclectic art displays, live music and a free art giveaway. This gallery style outdoor-juried art event will showcase a variety of original handmade art by the finest artists in the country appealing to all tastes and budgets. The show will feature a wide array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. Art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to engage the artists and learn about the creative process. In addition there will be a free art giveaway featuring the work of artists Lynn and Steve Cebula. No purchase is necessary to participate. For information, visit www.artfestival.com. Tom Rush, Friday, Jan. 10, 8 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $35 for adults and $33 for students and Tarpon Springs Cultural Treasures members. Call 9425605 or visit tarponarts.org. He is described as the man with the golden ear, the soothing voice, the amenable guitar and the craftsmans pen. With his unique song styling, Tom Rush ushered in the singer-songwriter era. The iconic American folk and blues singer, songwriter, musician and recording artist brings to the stage his distinctive guitar style, his wry humor and his warm, expressive voice. Those traits have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are both a musical celebration and a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. Concertgoers can expect the rib-aching laughter of terrific storytelling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues. Rush has been touring steadily for decades, bringing that unmistakable voice and those superlative songs to devoted audiences across the country. In the 1960s, he helped shape the folk revival. Rush was virtually the first to record songs by then-unknowns such as Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and James Taylor. TOP FIVE, from page 1B Looking Ahead Looking AheadLargo Monday Monday Monday, Jan. 13, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $22.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. The show will feature hits made famous by The Mamas and the Papas as well as songs from many worldclass groups including The 5th Dimension; Crosby, Stills, and Nash; Peter, Paul and Mary; and The Byrds. Linda Eder Saturday, Feb. 1, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $39.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. One of the greatest contemporary voices of our time, Eders diverse repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. As the tragic character Lucy in the Broadway musical Jekyll & Hyde, Eder was rewarded with a Drama Desk nomination. Her appearances go back to the 1987 season of Star Search, where she won for an unprecedented 12 weeks and attracted the attention of audiences and record companies alike. Eder has recorded 14 solo albums and has performed for sold-out crowds across the country and around the world. Title of Show, with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell; Feb. 6-23, at New Stage Theatre, inside Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. For performance times and ticket information, call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. Title of Show is a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter about a musical by two guys named Jeff and Hunter. Its very specificity gives it broad appeal, as it takes a thoroughly unique and comical look at the pleasures and perils of the artistic process. Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, Friday, Feb. 7, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Vignolas stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the worlds top musicians. Guitar legend Les Paul named Vignola to his Five Most Admired Guitarist list for the Wall Street Journal. Raniolo, at the age of 28, has already proven himself to be among the elite having performed and recorded with Bucky Pizzarelli, Tommy Emmanuel and David Grisman just to name a few. Their jaw-dropping technique and incredible showmanship explains why the New York Times deemed them stars of the guitar. Satchmo: The Rebirth of Louis Armstrong featuring Dean Simms; Saturday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Virtuoso trumpeter Dean Simms, as Satchmo, is the leader of this awesome tribute to the master himself, Louis Armstrong. His singing style as well as his playing, showmanship and on-stage is truly amazing. Hear Simms and his band perform renditions of Basin Street Blues, St. Louis Blues, Wonderful World and show stopping performance of the Saints Go Marching In and Hello Dolly. Alter Eagles: The Definitive Eagles Tribute Band; Monday, Feb. 10, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $22.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Alter Eagles the most authentic tribute show to The Eagles have won over countless numbers of fans nationwide with their tight vocal harmonies and exquisite re-creation of those classic songs of the s. From Take It Easy to Hotel California, audiences will feel the bands passion. The Sicilian Tenors Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $24.50. Call 5876793 or visit largoarts.com. Comedian Joan Rivers describes the Sicilian Tenors as the Three Tenors meet the Rat Pack. Aaron Caruso, Elio Scaccio and Sam Vitale will take the audience on a romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway to Italy with marvelous songs and arias combined with lighthearted fun for all ages. The audience is always moved from tears to laughter with their warm nostalgia and soaring voices that hit all the right notes.Clearwater Steve Lippia in Simply Swingin with Sinatra & Friends, Thursday, Jan. 9, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. Steve Lippia, one of the most prominent interpreters of standards and swing music, returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall with his swinging, hot big band behind him! His youthful vitality lends itself perfectly to this brisk, exhilarating production. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series. Leo Kottke, Sunday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke is widely known for his innovative finger-picking style, which draws on influences from blues, jazz and folk music. He intersperses humorous monologues during his concerts with vocal and instrumental selections from throughout his career, playing solo on his signature sixand 12-string guitars. Blue Suede Shoes: The One and Only Double Elvis Birthday Bash, Sunday, Jan. 12, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. The show will feature Scot Bruce and Mike Albert. Back by popular demand, the top two Elvises return with one phenomenal show. Bruce stars as the young Elvis and Albert as the Las Vegas Elvis. Along with the Big E Band, the performers offer a rockin birthday party celebration of Americas first rock n roll icon. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series. RAIN, Monday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $35. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience. Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance in this multi-media concert, thats as infectious as it is transporting. From the early hits to later classics I Want To Hold Your Hand, Hard Days Night, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Let It Be, Come Together, Hey Jude and more this adoring tribute will take you back to a time when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends. In The Mood, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Tickets start at $18. In The Mood returns for one afternoon celebrating the big band rhythms and intimate ballads of the Swing Era. Much more than a concert, the retro 1940s musical revue features singers and dancers with a sensational big band orchestra. The music and arrangements of Americas greatest generation are as authentic as it gets. This show is part of Ruth Eckerd Halls Adults at Leisure Series.Pinellas Park Sock Hop, Friday, Jan. 10, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N., Pinellas Park. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tampa Bays own The Impacs and guest artist Ken Brady of the original Casinos will perform oldies and sock hop music. For information, call 800-9880. Movies in the Park, Saturday, Jan. 11, dusk, at England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Ave. N., Pinellas Park. Hosted by the Pinellas Park Firefighters, this monthly, family-friendly event helps raise funds for the Benevolent Fund by selling hot dogs and hamburgers. Candy, popcorn, nachos and drinks also are available for purchase. The Benevolent Fund is used to help victims and families in the community. For information, call 687-4494.St. Petersburg Nicki Parrott and Rossano Sportiello, Thursday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets are $21 in advance and $26 the day of the show. Call 822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org. Arbors Records recording artists Nicki Parrott and Rossano Sportiello, two of the top jazz musicians working today, return to the Side Door following a sold-out show last January. Sportiello is on piano, Parrott on bass and vocals, and Ed Metz on drums. A Bobby Short Celebration, Friday, Jan. 10 and Saturday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m.; at American Stage Theatre Company, in the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Pay-What-You-Can tickets are a suggested $15 in advance and a suggested donation of $10 to $20 at the door. Call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org. Part of the Cabaret Music Series, the show stars Paul Wilborn and Blue Roses, and features Ms. Eugenie Bondurant and Frank Bowman. Paul Wilborn and Blue Roses spend an evening at the Caf Carlyle, with the great saloon singer, Bobby Short. Bobby loved Gershwin, Cole Porter, Mercer and the hot jazz from Harlem. Guests will hear songs like I Cant Get Started, Night and Day, and more, plus stories of Bobby from New York City and his visit to Tampa Bay. Bunnies to Bridges, a traditional mail art show, Jan. 11-31, at eve-N-odd gallery, 645 Central Ave., No. 11, St. Petersburg. The show will feature the them of Ray Johnson: the father of mail art. This will be the final show at the gallery which is closing at the end of January. For information, visit www.eve-N-odd.blogspot.com.January 9, 2014CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Dreams do come true, Capricorn. Reach for the stars, and all that you hope for will be yours. An old friend drops by with an intriguing offer. Consider it.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Use it or lose it, Aquarius. Youve kept a talent hidden for far too long. It is your turn to shine. A memo at work sets forth a long list of challenges.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Poor Pisces. Youve been chomping at the bit to get started on a project, and there is yet another delay. Be patient. Your time will come.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Awesome, Aries. The budget crunching pays off, and you begin to show a surplus. Stash a bit and spend the rest on whatever your heart desires.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Save it, Taurus. Nothing you say or do matters. Your loved one has their mind made up. Turn your attention to an issue you can tackle.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Wealth and fame are not all that they are cracked up to be. Know the pitfalls before you sign on the dotted line, Gemini. A youngster makes a plea. Be kind.CancerJune 22 July 22 Ahoy, Cancer. Many challenges lie ahead, but as usual, you will be up to the task. A loved one could use some time away. Arrange it for them.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Tsk-tsk, Leo. You suspect it wont work, and youre right. Some people have to learn the hard way, however. A shift in opinion eases conflict at home.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Step up or step out, Virgo. Demand has grown, and the pace is quickening. A relative makes an announcement. Be there for them.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 Methods are challenged, and you must hold firm if any progress is to be made. Be bold and be brave, Libra. A text adds to the intrigue at home.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 Uh-uh-uh, Scorpio. Now is not the time to bow out. You promised to help, and many people are counting on you. Do what you must to fulfill your commitment.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 Faith, Sagittarius. This week is all about faith. Believe in those around you and trust their instincts, and the deadline will be met. A cause is worthy. Across1. Salad ingredient 7. Voting groups 12. Hole in the head 14. Info about one's education and work history 16. Rice cooked in broth 17. Irate 18. Sightseeing excursions 19. The "L" of XXL 21. "Dear old" guy 22. "... or ___!" 23. Fast talk 24. Flimsy, as an excuse 25. "Comprende?" 26. Certain print 27. Molecule consisting of two identical, simpler molecules 28. Bar offering 29. Men in Spain 30. Manned artificial satellites (2 wds) 33. Low, indistinct, continuous sound 34. Laugh-a-minute folks 35. Ishmael's people 36. Get a wife 37. Impede, with "down" 40. Ancient Andean 41. Rice ___ 42. Honey 43. "Welcome" site 44. Library device 45. Poisonous substance in a snake bite 46. Territory ruled by an Islamic chieftain 48. Run 50. Without doubt 51. Associate 52. Botherer 53. "The English Patient" settingDown1. Rich cakes, in Austria 2. Brooks Robinson, e.g. 3. Treat badly 4. Prior to, old-style 5. Small songbirds 6. Columbus Day mo. 7. "That's it!" 8. Balcony section 9. "___ to Billie Joe" 10. Indian herb having aromatic seeds 11. Soft-shell clams 13. Crude stone artifacts 14. Trash hauler 15. Venomous Old World snakes 20. Westerly wind above the tropical prevailing wind 23. ___-guided 24. A floor covering (shortened, pl.) 26. Slimy protective secretion 27. Pan, e.g. 28. Brazilian dance 29. Alibi 30. Called by a family identifier, such as Smith 31. "___ makes perfect" 32. Delivery by parachute 33. Injured 36. Bred 37. ___ split 38. ___ dictum 39. Family subdivisions 41. Eucharistic plate 42. Space for a ship to dock 44. Carpenter's groove 45. Actress Miles 47. Backboard attachment 49. ___ de deux Place a Number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sudoku answers from last weekSudoku CrosswordHoroscopesCrossword answers from last week

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Draft BeerTil 7pm Everyday 010914Oysters on the 1/2 Shell $500DozenThursday6 Meal Deals for$1250(Includes Dessert)Maine Lobster Dinner$1699While they last!$500 OFFpurchase of $20 or more One per table. Must present coupon. Expires 1-31-14 TBN 5 Minutes From Beaches8556 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL727-498-8787 @ Treasure Chest CabaretSeminoles Only Ladies & Gentlemens ClubJan. 16th, 17th & 18th 2 Shows Per Night 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.010914 Since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 hit the big screen in the summer of 2011, bringing an end to the franchise about the Boy Who Lived, Hollywood has been searching for a suitable cinematic vehicle to attract all those eager viewers. Most recently, this search led to the young adult series by author G.P. Taylor centering on Mariah Mundi. The first film in a planned series is The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box, opening in limited release Jan. 10. Locally, the film will be playing at AMC Woodlands Square 20, 3128 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Rated PG, The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box is appealing and enjoyable despite slow pacing and plot inconsistencies. As the film opens, young Mariah Mundis privileged life is cast into chaos following a series of incidents including the disappearance of his parents and the abduction of his younger brother, Felix. Mariah only avoids being kidnapped thanks to the help of Captain Will Charity, who explains that Otto Luger a villain devoted to uncovering the mystical and powerful Midas Box, is threatening his family. Charity sends Mariah to the Prince Regent Hotel, an island resort known for its restorative thermal baths. Luger has taken up residence at the hotel and Charity suspects that the Midas Box must therefore be nearby. As he tries to uncover clues that will lead him to his family, Mariah discovers all kinds of mysterious goings-on at the Prince Regent Hotel. With the aid of a young servant girl, Sacha, and an eccentric magician, Mariah struggles to find out the truth behind Lugers intentions and to save his family. Viewed strictly as a family-friendly adventure, The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box has a lot going for it. It borrows heavily from early Indiana Jones films, depicting a world in which ancient secrets and arcane lore have tangible, supernatural power. In this kind of film, legend must be more than myth: The filmmaker must make the unbelievable believable, if only for the duration of the story. Director Jonathan Newman has taken considerable care in crafting The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box so that it will appeal to several subsets of moviegoers. The tale is set in Victorian England, and features an episodic style that evokes Dickensian stories. Mariah and his brother Felix even end up in the courtyard of a workhouse at one point and are accosted by a ruffian who could well have been one of Fagins pickpockets perhaps even the Artful Dodger himself. There are the obvious aforementioned allusions to Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, particularly with the introduction of a secretive department of the British government the Bureau of Antiquities charged with securing dangerous relics and handling all things of a supernatural nature. When the action moves to the Prince Regent Hotel, Newman cleverly inserts a steampunk ambiance, reveling in the glimmering steam-powered machinery Luger has employed to find the Midas Box. The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box most significant weakness is its sluggishness. The plot moves at a snails pace through much of the film without generating much excitement. While many would agree that todays movies too often over-extend chase sequences, in The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box, some pursuit scenes literally take mere seconds to conclude. The acting overall is exemplary. Aneurin Barnard stars as Mariah Mundi. His performance is oddly reminiscent of Elijah Woods Frodo Baggins he gives the character an inconspicuous bravery and general sense of decency without making him seem trite. Michael Sheen portrays Captain Will Charity. He imbues the character with just the right amount of vanity to call to mind Indiana Jones. Mella Carron plays Sacha. While the role initially seems to be incidental, Carron manages to express both motivation and depth and ultimately makes this character one of the most thoroughly developed ones in the entire film. Sam Neill gives a solid performance as Otto Luger. With a name like that, one might expect an over-the-top German accent, but Neill plays the antagonist with quiet, methodical belligerence instead of making him some nutty megalomaniac. Lena Headey is less effective as his accomplice, Monica. Her portrayal is stilted and stale. Another flaw in The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box is that the film almost never sufficiently conveys any great peril. The Curse of the Midas Box dials back action, favors mysteryMovie review From its earliest scenes of abduction and pursuit, there is rarely a great sense of danger. Otto Lugers henchmen, the thuggish Grendel and Grimm, are physically menacing but seem easy to outwit. Meanwhile, Luger, while malevolent and immoral, does not appear to pose any significant threat unless he is carrying a weapon. There are a number of instances when Mariah might have brought a swift end to the entire predicament simply by punching old Otto in the kisser. Of course, thats one of the things that makes The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box rather unique. Newman is counting on audiences to thrive on the mystery and to play along as Mariah collects the pieces to the puzzle. Mariah is as much a young Sherlock Holmes as he is a young Indiana Jones, in that regard. The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box boasts no bone-rattling explosions, no cling-to-the-edge-of-the-seat chase sequences through Victorian London and relatively few special effects CGI or otherwise compared to most modern Hollywood fare. Instead, it offers a fascinating mystery, an entertaining story and compelling characters. It evokes a variety of iconic adventure films, but in order to appeal to wider audiences and younger viewers dials back the intensity of the action. Its fun, suspenseful and satisfying. Reel TimeLee Clark Zumpe Photos by SUSANNA WYATTAbove, Sam Neill, left, and Lena Headey star in the fantasy adventure film The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box, an RLJ Entertainment release. Top left, Aneurin Barnard stars as Mariah Mundi, giving the character an inconspicuous bravery and general sense of decency without making him seem trite, Zumpe explains. At left, Michael Sheen stars as Captain Will Charity in the film.

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4B Entertainment Leader, January 9, 2014 GOLFSPECIAL18 HOLESMake Tee Times online baypointegolf.net 9399 Commodore Dr., Seminole595-2095SANDWEDGE FOOD & SPIRITS18 Hole Par 61Lunch Daily Dinner Fri. & Sat.$23 WALK $30 RIDEEVERYDAY$20 WALK $27 RIDEAFTER 1:30 PM010914 SEMINOLEBONELESSWINGSNLB LIVEVIA SATELLITE HAPPYHOURMON.-SAT. 4-7 Every Tue. 6-8pmMAGICIANWatch College & Pro Football Games LUNCH COUPON11am-4pm Mon.-Fri. onlyBuy One Get One of equal or lesser value1/2 OFFDoes not include Lunch Specials Menu. With the purchase of two beverages. Includes: sandwiches, salads, wraps, & baskets only. Does not include combos and specials. Dine-in only. TOTAL TAB SPECIAL$300OFF $1500or more$500OFF $2500or moreExcluding alcohol, tax & Happy Hour 10799 PARKBLVD., SEMINOLE010214Here on Sat., Sun. & Mon. Nights Capo De Monte Italian MarketVisit us for all your Italian Grocery Deli needs8400 Seminole Boulevard Seminole 394-7800010214 Delicious Subs & Paninis Gourmet & Italian Foods Prepared Meals-To-Go Beer and Wine Homemade Soups Pasta Sauce Crostini made fresh daily Specialty Meats & Cheeses Homemade Sausage Fresh Italian Bread Homemade Dips, Spreads Mozzarella Cheese & Much More! FULL CATERING MENU FOR ALL YOUR EVENTS! $5 OFFAny purchase of $30 or moreMust present coupon. Dine in or Take out. Not valid with other offers. Exp. 1-31-14 Pick-Up Your Advertisement from the Welcome Back Special and Receive an Additional10% DiscountISSUEDATE:JANUARY30THADVERTISINGDEADLINE:JANUARY17THADVERTISE IN A Tabloid Supplement Geared Towards Active Seniors & Retirees Call727.397.5563 121913BG LanoresNifty 50s Caf817 Clearwater-Largo Rd. S., Largo(Just south of West Bay at 8th Ave. SW in the Stop n Karry Plaza)727-581-7962 Open 7:30-2:30 7 Days a weekHOME OF THE FRIED PORK TENDERLOIN SANDWICH Midwest Style 010914Breakfast all Day starting at $2.75 Try our Delicious Midwest-Style Fried Pork Tenderloin 010914 101713 SinatrameetsJimmy BuffettDale Williams voice of Frank Sinatra Rick Powelland Baypointe Golf Course in Seminole 9399 Commodore Drive January 18 7-10pmBuffet Dinner & Show$25R.S.V.P. Required 727-593-3900010914 Director: Jonathan Newman Rated: PG Jonathan Newmans new film The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box features a mix of ancient mysteries, powerful evil and a fearless heros quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic. In the film, 17-year-old Mariah Mundis life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artifact that grants limitless wealth but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box.RazeGenre: Action and horror Cast: Zo Bell, Rachel Nichols, Doug Jones, Sherilyn Fenn, Tracie Thoms and Bailey Borders Director: Josh Waller Not yet rated Awakening after being abducted, Jamie finds herself in a concrete bunker, and she discovers that she is not alone. She and Sabrina, a fellow abductee, both soon realize that they are in a modern day coliseum where, along with 48 other women, they are condemned to kill each other in order to protect their very own loved ones.The Truth About EmanuelGenre: Drama Cast: Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel, Alfred Molina, Frances OConnor, Jimmi Simpson and Aneurin Barnard Director: Francesca Gregorini Not yet rated Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario), a troubled girl, becomes preoccupied with her mysterious, new neighbor (Jessica Biel), who bears a striking resemblance to her deceased mother. In offering to babysit her newborn, Emanuel unwittingly enters a fragile, fictional world, of which she becomes the gatekeeper.For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the leftside menu.Guitar virtuoso to play Capitol TheatreCLEARWATER Guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke will perform Sunday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Tickets start at $35. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Kottke is widely known for his innovative finger-picking style, which draws on influences from blues, jazz and folk music. He intersperses humorous monologues during his concerts with vocal and instrumental selections from throughout his career, playing solo on his signature sixand 12string guitars. According to a press release, he was born in Athens, Ga., but left town after a year and a half. Kottke was raised in 12 different states, and, as a child, he absorbed a variety of musical influences. He flirted with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age 11. Early on, he embraced both the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt as well as the music of John Phillip Sousa and Preston Epps. Kottkes youth is an odd collection of eccentric adventures. He dropped out of the University of Missouri to hitchhike across the country, ending up in South Carolina and then New London. Photo courtesy of PARADIGM TALENT AGENCYLeo Kottke will perform at the Capitol Theatre on Jan. 12.The trip was not something I enjoyed, he states in the biography. I was broke and met too many interesting people. He joined the Navy to be underwater. His service stint eventually led to hearing loss, caused by shooting at light bulbs in the Atlantic while serving aboard the USS Halfbeak, a diesel submarine. After being discharged from the Navy in 1964, Kottke settled in the Twin Cities area and became a fixture at Minneapolis Scholar Coffeehouse, which had been home to Bob Dylan and John Koerner. He issued his 1968 recording debut LP Twelve String Blues, recorded on a Viking quarter-inch tape recorder, for the Scholars tiny Oblivion label. After sending tapes to guitarist John Fahey, Kottke was signed to Faheys Takoma label, releasing what has come to be called the Armadillo record. Fahey and his manager Denny Bruce soon secured a production deal for Kottke with Capitol Records. Kottkes released his majorlabel debut, Mudlark, in 1971. The album positioned him somewhat uneasily in the singer/songwriter vein, despite his own wishes to remain an instrumental performer. Still, despite arguments with label heads as well as with Bruce, Kottke flourished during his tenure on Capitol, as records like 1972s Greenhouse and 1973s live My Feet Are Smiling and Ice Water found him branching out with guest musicians and honing his guitar technique. With 1975s Chewing Pine, Kottke reached the U.S. Top 30 for the second time. He also gained an international following thanks to his continuing tours in Europe and Australia. More recently, Kottkes 2002 collaboration with Phish bassist Mike Gordon, Clone, earned him a new set of fans. The two followed with a recording in the Bahamas called Sixty Six Steps, produced by Kottkes old friend and Prince producer David Z. Kottke has been awarded two Grammy nominations as well as a Doctorate in Music Performance by the Peck School of Music at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee. OPENING, from page 1B Photo courtesy of TRIBECA FILMJessica Biel, left, and Frances OConnor star in The Truth About Emanuel, distributed by Tribeca Film and Well Go USA Entertainment. A&EBelly dance showcase setST. PETE BEACH Hip Expressions Belly Dance Studio will host its January 1001 Nights dance show on Friday, Jan. 10, at St. Petersburg Nights Russian Restaurant & Dinner Theatre, 6800 Sunset Way. The live dance show is at 8 p.m., followed by a dance party with live music by Boris & Sax. This month there is also a special concert from 7 to 8 p.m. Cost is $15 for the public, $10 for Hip Expressions members, and $5 for children. This months showcase features Cumie Dunio and DEEPWAVE Tribal Fusion. 1001 Nights shows take place on the second Friday of each month. A full menu is available at the show, as well as a full bar with Eastern European vodkas and beer. For reservations, call 363-3832. Decorative artists invite new membersLARGO The Heart of Pinellas Decorative Artists, the local chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, invites anyone interested in the decorative arts to join them at a monthly meeting on second Saturdays, 9 a.m., at Oak Ridge Wesleyan Church, 11000 110th Ave. N., Largo. All skill levels are welcome from the beginner to the advanced artist. After a business meeting at 10 p.m., an art project is taught utilizing various mediums. In addition to hosting painting workshops and encouraging art education in the community, the group has participated in various philanthropic projects including painting and filling ditty bags for the homeless, painting treasure boxes for Shriners Hospital, Habitat for Humanity and donating to local food pantries and the SPCA. The Heart of Pinellas Decorative Artists installed new officers during their Christmas banquet on Dec. 14 at Banquet Masters in Pinellas Park. Newly installed officers are Toni Hoffer, president; Kathy Kelly and Ruth Johnson, first vice presidents; Gail Kautz and Jennifer Hoffer, second vice presidents; Chris Wolfe, secretary, and Debi McClure, treasurer. For more information, visit the HPDA website at www.hpdafl.com.

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Classieds 5B Leader, January 9, 2014 35. Mobile Home Sales 155. Furnished Condos 185. Beach Rentals 485. Help Wanted 485. Help Wanted 1. House Sales 5. R.E. Sales 10. Waterfront SalesPANORAMIC WATER VIEW From This 2BR/2BA Gated Hideway Condo On Lake Seminole Peninsula. Asking $125,000. Virgil Sweet, Charles Rutenberg Realty, (727)410-1205. DEEDED BOAT SLIP! Gorgeous TI 1BR/1BA. Pets Okay. Can Rent Out! Walk To Beach. $175,000. Virginia Wyman, Coldwell Banker, (813)610-0074. 20. Condo SalesMADEIRA BEACH Sea Towers, Waterfront, High Floor, 1BR/1BA, Completely Remodeled, Partially Furnished, +Carport. (727)546-0215, (727)512-3520. SEMINOLE GARDENS Extra large 1BR/1BA First Floor. End unit, extra windows. Screened Porch. Storage Closet. $37,900. Call Diane (727)410-6388. 2BR, LANDINGS GOLF COURSE, Central Clearwater. Minutes From Beaches, Restaurants, Shopping. Hardwood Floors. New Carpet, Paint, Blinds, A/C & Water Heater. Pool & Laundry On Premise. Pets & Children Welcome. Priced To Sell At $44,950. Linda Twitty, Sales Assoc, Entreken Associates, Inc. (727)460-7043. UPSCALE HOMESLuxury homes, affordable financing, premium locations. Receive a Free list with pictures. www.TampaBayLuxury.com Free recorded message 1-800-450-7064 ID# 1049Free Info Courtesy of Future Home Realty First Time Homebuyer Program*1-800-806-5154www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 yearsLow Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance AvailableHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County062013 SEMINOLE GARDENSNOW IS THE TIME TO BUY WHILE THE PRICES ARE STILL LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX1BR/1BA 704 sq. ft. Nicely Updated, Canal View, Updated Kitchen, 55+ $29,900 1BR/1BA, 704 sq. ft. Crown Molding, Furnished $24,900Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, IV, Broker Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com010914 IMPERIAL POINT 1BR FURNISHED Condo Oversized Glass Enclosed Lanai, $73,900 1BR/1.5BA, Updated, Enclosed Porch, New Appliances, Windows $79,500 Lots of Community Activities. Heated Pool LAKEVIEW of LARGO SOUTH 2BR, W/D. Enclosed Lanai, Covered Parking, Activities. No Flood Great Budget. No car needed. $77,500. Maureen Stilwell, Charles Rutenberg Realty (727)596-2965, (727)458-2246010914 SEMINOLE. CLEAN? QUIET? CONVENIENT? EASY TO OWN? YES! 55+ Several Homes To Choose From. Starting At $2,500. Background Check Required, $60. Call Now! (727)393-0151 TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. 55. Open HouseSATURDAY, 1-4. 2274 17TH AVE SW & 2173 17TH TERRACE SW Completely Updated 3BR/2BA/2CG Homes With Pools. Close To Beach, Dining & Shopping. Both At $214,900! Call Tammi Browning, Prudential Tropical Realty, (727)430-0019. 85. Commercial Sales DOWNTOWN LARGO Free-standing Office Space, 792SF, For Sale. New Roof, Flooring, Windows, A/C; $119,000. Call (727)776-9119 95. Property Mgmt. 145. Unfurnished HousesLARGO: 3BR/1.5BA/1CG, Close To Beach! Screen Enclosed Patio. Pet OK w/Deposit. $1,125/Mo. Annual. Floridas Best Accommodations, (727)517-9404. LARGO: NEAR BEACH 3BR/2BA/2CG, Screened Porch, Fireplace. $1,250/Month +1st, Last, Security. Lawn Maintenance Included. (727)593-9773 ST. PETE, 2BR. LARGE KITCHEN, LR, DR, W/D Hook-Up. 6010 17th Ave. N. $775/Mo. $775 Security. (727)253-0523. 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 914SF, 55+, Laminate Floors, Updated Kitchen. $700/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 SEA TOWERS, 55+. 2BR/2BA Corner Unit. Annual. Partially Furnished, Cute & Clean. (847)639-5969. Affordable 55+ Living GLENWOOD ESTATES:5 Star, Land Owned.All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP., Furnished $175/Mo. Maint. No Flood Insurance Required 12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo.Brochures Available At Clubhouse. #5 2/2/2, Lake View, Furnished, $65,888. For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 010914 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. SEMINOLE 2BR/2BA, 55+. Close To Beach. Pool, Clubhouse, Carport, On Golf Course. $1,200/Mo. Annual. (317)862-1922. 160. Unfurnished CondosSEMINOLE, VILLA MILAN 1BR/1BA, on West side of Lake Seminole, Pool, Dock, No Pets. $625/Month Annual. Guetzlaff Realty(727)204-0829, (727)392-2339 NEW ATLANTIS CLUB 2BR/1BA First Floor, New Carpeting, Freshly Painted. Walk To Shopping. No Pets. $750/Mo. Shipwatch Realty, (727)596-6508. www.ShipwatchRealty.com SEMINOLE, LONG BAYOU, Renovated Modern Condo. 1BR/1BA, Florida Room W/Murphy Bed. 800SF, 2nd Floor. 55+, Gated community. Many amenities. Resort Style Living! $750/Month. (727)385-7718. SHIPWATCH 2BR/2BA w/LOFT, W/D, Great Room w/Skylight. Many Amenities. Near IRB. $1,400/Mo. +Security. (727)710-2093. BARDMOOR 2BR/2BA 1,500SF, Bonus Room. Patio w/Storage Shed, First Floor. Beautiful Clean Unit. $1,475/Month. (727)385-7718. 170. Furnished Apts.MADEIRA BEACH: 1BRs & Efficiencies. Fully Equipped. Weekly. No Pets. Includes Utilities. (727)397-4130. 175. Unfurnished Apts.DOWNTOWN DUNEDIN Studio Apartment, $175/Wkly. Room, $90/Wkly. Clean & Affordable. Free Utilities. Call Or Click 586-2412.com SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. Winter Rentals; 1BR Deluxe & 2BR/2BA. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFSDeluxe 1 & 2 Bedrooms,1st & 2nd Floor. Overlooking Non-smoking Center Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool. Great Location 1 Block From Shopping & Intracoastal. 2942 West Bay Dr.Call for Info (727)585-2161. LARGO VERY CLOSE TO Transportation, Shopping, Hospital. 1BR/1BA, $600/month, 2BR/1BA, $650/month, 2BR/2BA, $700/month. (727)280-5005. EAST BAY/BELCHER, 2BR/1BA Spacious, W/D Hook-Up. Small Fenced Yard. Close To Shopping. Small Dog OK. $820/Mo. (727)530-0335 BELLEAIR BLUFFS Great Quiet Location. Ranch Style, Unfurnished 2BR/1BA, No Traffic Cul-de-Sac. $825/Mo. Neg. (412)741-6339. 185. Beach RentalsINDIAN ROCKS BEACH Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs January rates starting at $395/week +tax. February through Easter Staring at $595/week. Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. (727)595-3000. www.SunshineCozyCottages.com 1 Bedroom Apartments From $785/Month Includes water/sewer & trash. Pet friendly. CALL FOR AVAILABILITY, GOING FAST! Call Imperial Palms Today! (727)585-3723 www.imperialpalms.com 010914 FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED 1-5 Bedrooms Condos, Houses, Duplexes Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797 Tropical Isles Realty, Inc. (727)593-0744, (800)655-0744. SAND KEY Clearwater Beach, Furnished, Large 2BR/2BA. Pool, Annual. $2,200/Month. Under Ground Parking. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. TERRIFIC GULF VIEWS Redington Shores, Large 2BR/2.5BA, W/D, Patio. Newer Tile, Carpet, Paint Throughout. $1,225/Mo. 18131 Gulf Blvd. Jeff, (727)391-1203. ST. PETE BEACH COTTAGE Walk To Gulf, 1BR Unfurnished, $625/Mo. Includes Water. (727)460-3306. INDIAN SHORES Gulf-front. 2BR/2BA, Includes Utilities, W/D, Pool, Reserved Parking, Petless, Monthly/ Seasonal. Owner (813)973-7105. 190. Waterfront RentalsSAND KEY 2BR/2BA CONDO On The Intracoastal. Remodeled, New Appliances, W/D, Heated Pool, Short Walk To Beach. Nonsmoking. $1,450/Mo. Annual. (727)593-0644. SAND KEY DANS ISLAND Furnished 2BR/2BA, Annual, W/D, Clubhouse. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. 195. Seasonal RentalsSAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)595-5774. CLEARWATER, GARDEN LEVEL, 2BR/2BA, Waterfront/ Resort Style Condo. Overlooking Tampa Bay, 55+ Community w/Clubhouse, Pool. Fully Furnished. $1,400/Mo. 3 Month Minimum. (781)942-5756. JodyAvtges@gmail.com CLEARWATER MOBILE HOME On Tampa Bay Canal, 2BR/1.5BA, Sunroom. $1,500/Mo. January Through April. (727)463-5152. 210. Mobile Hm. RentalsAFFORDABLE CONVENIENT 1BRs from $135/Week. Large 2BR just $160/Week. Pet Friendly, All Ages. Gulf Breeze MHP (727)474-1074 245. Room For RentSEEKING FEMALE Room, Bath, Privileges. Quiet. Nonsmoker. Largo Area. Must Have Car/ Job. $400/Mo. (727)584-0826. SAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. QUITE SEMINOLE HOME 3 Rooms Utilities and Cable Included. Off Street Parking. Mature Non-Smoker. $550/Month +Security. (727)397-6521. 265. Commercial RentalsOFFICE SPACE Starting At $482 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. VERY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY For Retail/ Service/ Office. High Traffic Visibility In Great Location Of Indian Rocks/ Belleair/ Largo Area. Perfect For Dog Grooming, Massage, Nails, Yoga, Etc, Etc. Use Your Creativity! Approx. 1,300SF. 13042 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, 33774. Also Has A 2BR/1BA Apt. On Property To Oversee Your Business If Desired. Must See! Only $1,245/Mo. Call (727)224-8690. 290. Storage SpaceWORKSHOP FOR RENT Good for Storage or Work. 34x17 with Electric. Largo off West Bay. $350. (727)581-3849. 345. Lost & FoundLOST BIRD: African Grey parrot, with red tail and red band on leg. Responds to Emma. Last seen 12/23, vicinity of Perth Dr. in Largo (between Belcher & Starkey Rds.) Owner heartbroken. Large REWARD. (727)239-6268. 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. Call/ Text 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 PREGNANT? Thinking about Adoption? Choose the Perfect Family For Your Baby Benefits may include: Free Apartment Free Medical Care Free Counseling Experienced Adoption Entity (727)421-2514 FL BAR #0967841 410. Massage TherapyLICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST Therapeutic Massage. 20+ Years Experience. Will Make House Calls. Reasonable Rates, $75 For 1-Hour. Bonnie, #MA6760, (305)849-1121. 435. Adult Care & Svcs.DO YOU NEED A LIVE-IN CAREGIVER?Im Available Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Have Excellent References. Call Angie, (727)365-2386. 485. Help Wanted MISCELLANEOUS EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807 SERVERSPinecrest Place Retirement Community is looking for mature candidates to work in our Dining rooms, to include Assisted Living and Memory Care. P-T multiple positions open; various hours including weekends & holidays. We are looking for candidates to provide quick, efficient, and pleasant delivery of food to our residents & guests, ensuring all quality standards of food service are being met. Position requires Level II background screening; EOE; Drug-free workplace. Please apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. THRIFT STORE MANAGER II in Dunedin ----------------------Applicants must have at least five (5) successful years of work experience in a supervisory, retail position.----------------------$41,000 Annually Full-Time EXCELLENT BENEFITS APPLY IN PERSON AT: 2622 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin, FL 32698 EOE/DFWP 010914 RESIDENT AIDESPinecrest Place, a premier retirement community, is seeking aides to provide daily care to our AL & Memory Care residents. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Part-time, various shifts. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or send resume to Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP APPOINTMENT SETTERS/ TELEMARKETERSMust Be Reliable, Fast Paced. People Needed For Setting Travel Club Appointments. Weekly Pay $8-$10 Per Hour Or Commission 26-35 Hrs/ Wk. Apply In Person; Sun-Thurs, 3-9. (727)393-6000 Ext. 0. American Travel, 9466 Seminole Blvd. Deliver the Home Delivery Independent Distributor Opportunities$800-$1,700/month Paid WeeklyOpportunities throughout Pinellas County Early Morning Hours Must be at least 18 Valid drivers license Reliable vehicle & car insurance Tampabay.com/distributor866-498-4637 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 SUBMIT YOUR CLASSIFIED AD ONLINEToo busy to call in to our ofce? 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6B Professional Services Leader, January 9, 2014 PROFESSIONALSERVICES Place Your Ad Here For $40 Per Week To Place An Ad Call 397-5563 Fax 399-204224 Hour Classieds www.tbnweekly.com Deadlines: Display, Friday-5 p.m. Line Ads, Monday-Noon 485. Help Wanted 485. Help Wanted 505. Part-Time Help 522. Careers 830. Van & SUV Sales HANYMAN/ MAINTENANCE Needed Part-time. Able to Work Flexible Hours. Contact office (727)586-1969 PRINTING OPERATORS NEEDED PrimeNet is a fast growing, Direct Marketing Service Organization in Largo. We currently have FT/ PT openings available in; Offset and Digital Printing, and Machine Operators. Experience a plus, but we can train. Send resume to HR@primenet.com Experienced Energy Reps Work for the #1 Room in the Market Place! (Clearwater FL) Come find out for yourself why our agents make this room the best place to work! We buy leads constantly! $20 per deal! Guaranteed Minimum of $400 per week or your commissions whatever is greater! Limited space available so call or stop by now to secure your space on the team! If you are tired of how little money you are making at your current room come and check us out! Level2Direct LLC A Level Above (727)216-7491 SECURITY GUARDPinecrest Place retirement community, located in Largo, has an opening for a P/T Security Guard, 2pm-10pm, including weekends and holidays. Greets and monitors visitors and residents coming and going from the building. Monitors per established schedules emergency and safety equipment; assist residents & family members with minor maintenance issues patrols property; answers phone lines and dispatches calls; completes appropriate forms as required. We are looking for a dependable, experienced candidate that has great customer service skills and a desire to serve. Please send resume to:Margaret.kristall@brookdaleliving.comor fax to (727)581-8409. Apply in person at: Concierge Desk, 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. EOE; Drug free workplace. PART-TIME CNASPinecrest Place, an upscale retirement community located in Largo is seeking PT CNAs for our Personalized Living Home Healthcare office. The position requires candidates to assist residents with ADLs based on their individualized plan of care. Escort residents to Dr. appointment; possess excellent customer service skills; able to communicate effectively with resident, visitors, members of health care team. Must be flexible with hours available to include weekend & holidays as required by resident needs. Candidates can apply in person at Pinecrest Place, 1150 8th Ave. SW; Largo, FL 33770 or fax resume to (727)581-8409. Drug free workplace; EOE; Must have valid CNA certification RETIRED? LOOKING FOR EXTRA INCOME? DoubleTree Beach Resort Is Seeking An Experienced HVAC Maintenance Tech w/Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Experience. Jamie, (727)393-2813. PERSON TO CHANGE TIRES, 5 1/2 /Days Per Week, Good Pay. Experienced Only. (727)678-8539, 8:00AM-5:30PM. RETAIL SALES: SUNGLASS Store, Johns Pass. Part-Time, 8-15 Hours/ Week. Evenings/ Weekends. Call Nancy, (813)221-6655. RECREATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR: $32,541 to $47,184. Details/ application: myseminole.com or at City Hall, City of Seminole, 9199 113th Street N, Seminole, 33772. DFWP, EOE, VP. RECREATION LEADER I Range $11.15/hour to $16.17/hour. Details/ application: myseminole.com or at City Hall, City of Seminole, 9199 113th Street N, Seminole, 33772. DFWP, EOE, VP. CELL PHONE/ IPAD TECHNICIAN CLEARWATER/ LARGO *Must have a minimum of 1 year experience repairing devices like cell phones (iPhones, Samsungs). *The ability to troubleshoot and diagnose issues with various consumer electronics such as tablets and cell phones. *Inventory control, organizational skills and electronics parts understanding and sourcing knowledge. *Excellent personal and professional growth potential for self starter *Outstanding income potential Email resume to: cellphonetech@live.com 505. 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Brown, set designer Riccardo Hernandez, costume designer Esosa, lighting designer Christopher Akerlind, sound designer Acme Sound Partners, music supervisor Constantine Kitsopoulous and music director/conductor Dale Rieling. Based on DuBose Heywards novel Porgy and the play of the same name, which he co-wrote with his wife Dorothy Heyward, the Broadway revival of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess is a stunning and stirring new staging with a magnificent 23-piece orchestra, including such legendary songs as Summertime, It Aint Necessarily So and I Got Plenty of Nothing. The classic story is set in Charlestons fabled Catfish Row, where the beautiful Bess struggles to break free from her scandalous past, and the only one who can rescue her is the courageous Porgy. Threatened by her formidable former lover Crown, and the seductive enticements of the colorful troublemaker Sporting Life, Porgy and Bess relationship evolves into a deep romance that triumphs as one of theaters most exhilarating love stories. Following a sold-out engagement as part of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard Universitys 2011-12 season, The Gershwins Porgy and Bess moved to the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway for a limited engagement with an official opening on Jan. 12, 2012. After extending the show twice, The Gershwins Porgy and Bess closed on Sept. 23, 2012 after 322 performances, making it the longest running production of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess to ever play Broadway. The 2012 Broadway cast recording of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess is now available on PS Classics. Porgy and Bess first premiered at the Colonial Theatre in Boston on Sept. 30, 1935. Broadway performances followed featuring a cast of classically trained African-American singers a daring and visionary artistic choice at the time. This new adaptation of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess was specifically created for Broadway and features a revised book in a musical theater format and jazz-oriented musical arrangements. Photo by MICHAEL J. LUTCH/STRAZ CENTERAlicia Hall Moran stars as Bess and Nathaniel Stampley as Porgy in the The Gershwins Porgy and Bess, running Jan. 14-19 at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Tampas Jobsite Theater to stage The Hound of the BaskervillesTAMPA Jobsite Theater will bring to the stage a tongue-in-cheek treatment of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The Hound of the Baskervilles, running now through Feb. 2, in the Shimberg Playhouse at The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Performances will be Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 4 p.m. Regularly priced tickets are $28. Call 813-229-7827 or visit www.strazcenter.org. Featuring an ancient family curse, a desolate moor, a spectral hound and a deranged killer on the loose, The Hound of the Baskervilles is the most celebrated Holmes story of all a masterpiece of mystery and suspense. One after another, the male heirs of the Baskerville family are being knocked off. Sherlock Holmes, self-proclaimed greatest detective of all time, sends Dr. Watson to the countryside in order to prevent more bloodshed, and naturally mayhem and, in this production, wackiness of various kinds ensues. Fans of Jobsites previous sold-out productions of The 39 Steps and the (abridged) plays will not want to miss this similarlyveined three-person tour-de-force starring Giles Davies as Sherlock Holmes, et al, David Jenkins as Dr. Watson and Shawn Paonessa as Sir Henry Baskerville, et al. In no way a stranger to theatrical roles with a strong literary bent, Davies has appeared with Jobsite as Macbeth as well as in Fahrenheit 451 (Beatty) and Quills (The Marquis). Davies has also performed one-man shows focused on Edgar Allen Poe, Charles Dickens and Shelleys Frankenstein. Jenkins was last seen as Coleman in The Lonesome West and is the producing artistic director of the company. Paonessa last graced the Jobsite stage as CB in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Jenkins and Paonessa have also appeared onstage together in comedies ranging from the (abridged) plays to the title pair in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. The production is directed by Katrina Stevenson, who helmed Jobsites The 39 Steps and all of the companys (abridged) plays: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Image courtesy of THE STRAZ CENTERJobsite Theater, the resident theater company of the David A. Straz, Jr. Center, brings its adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The Hound of the Baskervilles to the stage, running Jan. 8 through Feb. 2 in the Shimberg Playhouse.(abridged), The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), The Complete History of America (abridged) and All The Great Books (abridged). Sets and lights are designed by Brian Smallheer with a sound design by Dave Steinweg. Stephen Canny and John Nicholson adapted the play from the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Straz to present evening with Garrison KeillorTAMPA Writer, humorist and author Garrison Keillor will visit the Tampa Bay area, appearing Sunday, Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m., in the Carol Morsani Hall at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place. Regularly priced tickets range from $35.50 to $55.50. Call 813-229-7827 or visit www.straz center.org. Keillor will present an evening of wryly thoughtful musing and whimsical conversation. 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