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It's peak strawberry time in South County.
See both sections of this issue for fresh
produce markets in the area and check out
the strawberry recipes on page 24


The East Bay High School Theatre
Department will perform "Of Mice
and Men" by John Steinbeck, Feb.
11-13. See page 5


Jim Miller has tax tips for
senior citizens in his column
The Savvy Senior.
See page 8


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PAID
RUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570
PERMIT NO. 8


E OBSERVER NEWS


Relief for Haiti rolling

across the South County


* By MELODY JAMESON
mi@observernews.net
Touched by the horror and the
heroism that is a destitute Hai-
ti in the grip of earthquake after-
shocks, South County individuals,
organizations and enterprises are
responding however possible.
As pictures of
continuing life and
death struggles in
the rubble of the
jolted island na-
tion flood U.S.
news media, lo-
cal citizens are
collecting both
cash and the bare C
necessities in an
effort to relieve suffering, to com-
fort, to brighten the future.
As area churches reach out to
their congregations and young-
sters in their classrooms plan Hai-
tian-relief fund-raising projects,
the business community also is
gearing up, both reaching into cor-
porate pockets and giving custom-
ers the opportunity to participate
almost painlessly.


* By MELODY JAMESON
mi@observernews.net
) USKIN A proposed new
fire station here has re-ignit-
ed a firestorm of protest.
It is not the new facility itself,
however, that has again aroused
opposition from such diverse
corners of the community as an
education administrator, a cler-
gyman and a building contractor.
It is the proposed location and
the dollar expenditure for that
site now being called an "outra-
geous" use of taxpayer money
and "betrayal" by county lead-
ers.
The source of their strongly-
expressed views is proposed
construction of the new facility
on about two acres at the north-
east corner of 4th Street and East


* By MELODY JAMESON
mi@observernews.net
KINGS POINT- As charges and
counter-charges swirl, residents
determined to make leadership
changes here have formally moved
to recall two federation directors.
One of those named directors
responded by immediately setting
a special federation meeting, re-
portedly to review a legal opinion
related to recall procedures.
Two signature petitions calling
for removal of Kings Point Feder-
ation Director and President Clif-
ford Seder as well as of Director


Dr. Hal Ott, long time Ruskin
veterinarian with a history of local
humanitarianism, has close ties to
the impoverished Haitian people,
has made multiple trips to the is-
land where he helped establish a
medical clinic, and now is plan-
ning to return "just as soon as I can
be effective," he said this
week.
The clinic, built about
S two years ago with
$40,000 raised in com-
munities here and with
the labor of Haitians
there, is located in Petit
Goave about 40 miles
west of Haiti's capital city
RESk and remains standing, Ott
added, though in desper-
ate need of supplies.
"As crass as it may seem, ...what
will be needed most is money," he
noted. So far, he said he has accu-
mulated $7,500 in cash contribu-
tions and is aiming for a rounded
off $10,000 that he can use for
medical supplies to support injury
and illness treatment.
See HAITI RELIEF, page 23


College Avenue, across the side
street from the former Lewers
Funeral Home, now a National
Cremation and Burial Society
property. The site also is a short
distance from the Ruskin El-
ementary School campus on the
south side of East College at U.S.
41.
Hillsborough County acquired
the acreage in four parcels for
a total of $700,000, closing the
sales transactions with two sell-
ers on March 27, 2008. The
deals were sealed a few weeks
after a February, 2008, commu-
nity meeting in which concerns
about safety, noise and general
disturbance were voiced by op-
ponents.
The county currently is so-
See FIRE STATION, page 15


and Treasurer Paul Hunt were pre-
sented to the organization's board
during a federation membership
meeting Friday morning.
The Seder recall, distributed to
the board by Donna Hay, a resi-
dent in his election district, was
signed by 249 district unit owners,
more than three times the number
needed to initiate the recall action.
Tony Santoro, who lives in Hunt's
election district, presented the re-
call petition bearing 71 signatures
of district residents seeking Hunt's
removal.
See RECALL, page 23


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SOUTH C OINTY -- SlICt ide fiIl fil meis ln\ c Ios
bciteeill ijand ,'is pie ccn of tlien stock ind Southli C oun-
1 IS no 1 '\ccptiloii
The 1L S \\ehilici Secn c: ii RLuskin Ia \,:nficd
l[0pic.1ll fish ljIrinel c lll ihal las1 l \\\cck s cold
'spell \as ihe loiine on iecoid floi lIhis i. i
S01 colllSe hIIcllIOin lle'les la\e onl\ bieen iI
em\s-leiiCe loi boutl 1511 \es sjid Di id Boo/ci
cecutiMc durccLor of ithk Floinda
Tropical Fish Farm Assoc.iionou
based in Winter Haven. \\e cnc, I
tell if this is some kind of 21' -
year cycle or anything, biut flom
the data we have on record il s
is the longest cold spell c
Statewide figures coming in1 ;W ;l-
ready showing overall lo..cs could be
as high as 70- to- 90 percc in
With 110 fish farms in Ilie .ss.ocijlion
Boozer has contacted onl\ 12 bui iI tli b b.Lcus:i Its.


too early to have exact cotiilU-
"They're really going to iiak lo.isss tli.s Iime Boo/-
er said. "They have insurIinc built lic: h1I\ e Io iei.slet i
that they took at least a 51 peiceii lo.. 10o Iile cliin
and then they'll get paid 15-io-21 cciil oin Iic dolli
with a cap of $80,000. Somn iie toiii, Io loise e \ en -
thing."
Andy Jackson of Segre.s FaInis a. \ olok'alci of uop-
ical fish located on Big Bend Road in GiUboiiion. s.id
he and other area wholesaci. ijl\\ ins 1 Io fill Icihe oi-
ders from local farmers, biut liis mionlh t lic\ icK .cin-
bling to find any imports available and talk clients into
whatever species they can locate instead of what they
originally wanted to buy.
"We hate doing this, because locally-grown fish are
so much better quality than imports. Plus we always
want to support the community," Jackson continued.
But as of January 13, there were no local fish to be
had.
Seventy-six-year-old Harley Burnett, owner of Bur-
nett Tropical Fish in Ruskin, has been in the fish-farm-
ing business all his life, having worked for others until
1972 when he opened his own business.
"This is the worst loss I've ever seen," Burnett said
in an interview following more than a week of freezing
and nearly freezing temperatures. "We can take a freeze
for a night or two, but this long-term cold's got us."
Burnett has 80 small pools at one location and 9 large
ones at another. All were covered with plastic tarps
when the cold weather began, but still, he thinks he has
lost at least 70 percent of his stock.
"I can't be sure, because I don't want to touch them
(the fish) just yet. Some may have found a warm spot
and could come back in a day or so if they're left alone.
But the birds are trying to get in, and some have, even
with the covering.
He figures he has lost 6,000-to-8,000 fish in 15 dif-
ferent species. "I brought some breeders inside but it'll
be 2-1/2-to-4 months before they mature, and I can't
fill my orders. I turned down an order for 4,900 pink
kissers at 250 each yesterday.
Burnett says he has lost fish to extreme heat but nev-
er before to cold because he has always protected his
ponds.
Other fish farmers agree.
Beth McGowan at Ed Parker Tropical Fish says they
haven't even been able to evaluate their losses yet.
See FISH FARMS, page 13


Top, thousands of dead fish are floating in lo-
cal ponds because of the recent long-term cold
weather. The few that survived are still in dan-
ger because birds are flocking to the ponds,
even finding ways to get under the plastic on
ponds that are covered. Above, Ty Simmons
holds a cluster of plecostomus catfish eggs
that are harvested in the wild and then hatched
to maturity on fish farms (like the ones in the
inset). They too, were easy targets of the freeze.
Below, dead fish line the bank of a pond in this
photo taken after one of the coldest nights this
month.
Chere Simmons photos and design

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New fire station

generating heat again


KINGS POINT

Recall of two federation

directors officially underway





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Palace Dinner Theater changes format
The Palace Dinner Theater has changed its format and now offers diners
and/or theater goers many more choices. Patrons can choose Dine Only,
Show Only, or Dine and Show. The restaurant will be open Wednesday
thru Saturday from 2 pm to 7 pm, and from 9 am to 2 pm for Sunday
brunch. It will not be necessary for diners to purchase a show ticket in
order to eat at the Palace. Show tickets can be purchased for $25. If the-
ater goers wish to eat prior to the show, they should arrive at the theater
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Wednesday thru Saturday shows will begin at 7 pm. Sunday matinee
show will begin at 2 pm. All you can eat Sunday brunch will be offered
for $14.95 (brunch only) or $34.95 (brunch and show).
Currently playing at the theater is "Weekend Comedy," a delightful
comedy by Sam and Jeanne Bobrick. Because of an error by the realtor,
two very different couples are rented the same cabin for the weekend
with hilarious results. This play is scheduled to run until January 24.
On Jan. 29, Social Security, a comedy by Andrew Bergman, will open.
See what happens when an 80 year old Jewish grandmother is shuffled
from one of her daughters to the other.
The Palace is located at 3858 Sun City Center Blvd., just off Hwy
674, next to Hungry Howie's. For reservations or more information, call
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CPA Secure Aging opens in SCC
CPA Secure Aging recently opened their new Sun City Center office and held their Chamber of Commerce
Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday, Jan. 6. The company, a division of AAA Bookkeeping &
Tax Service with offices in Bradenton and Sun City Center is owned by Reba C. Rogers, CPA. Locally, the
firm will provide accounting, bookkeeping, tax return preparation and bill paying services geared towards
the Senior Citizen community. "With five successful years helping seniors and their families in Manatee and
Sarasota counties we decided it was time to develop an office right here in Sun City Center."stated Rogers.
The office is staffed by Ruskin resident Robin Roberts, Case Management Specialist, who works directly
with clients, their families or the clients' appointed representative. A complimentary initial interview takes
place in the prospective clients' home. Roberts explains, "We discuss honestly their finances, income sources,
and bills to pay things that most adult children wouldn't dream of discussing with their parents. It's much
easier for me, as a non-family member, to gather the information confidentially. And we do it all in the
comfort of their home because nobody wants to carry a huge box full of receipts, statements and bills to an
office".
Located in the Sun City Corporate Building behind CVS at 137 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. upstairs in Suite 202-
F. CPA Secure Aging is conveniently located, has golf cart access, ample parking for tax time and the building
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Positive Talk Communicating is


by William Hodges


Communicating is full time work,
not only for professional writers,
seminar leaders and keynoters like
me, but for all who must deal with
other people. We must therefore be
alert to what we are communicating,
not only by our words but by our ac-
tions as well.
I remember hearing a story years
ago about an army recruit who
went AWOL. When apprehended,
he exhibited extreme fear of Army
officials-to the point that he had
to be physically restrained. Because
of his state of agitation, he was re-
manded to the care of the psychiatric
ward of the post hospital rather than
being sent to the guardhouse. Noth-
ing in his medical history, mental
or physical, gave a clue as to what
drove him to run away. While be-
ing interviewed by the psychiatrist,
he calmed down enough to explain
what sent him over the wall.
The soldier explained that his first
few days in the military had been
confusing and very stressful. He had
to learn a whole new vocabulary and
learn to comply without question
with the orders of his drill sergeant.
The psychiatrist agreed that military
life was confusing in the beginning,
but he told the soldier that didn't seem
to be enough to send a normally sane
man into a fit of frenzy. The soldier
said that he could stand the confusion
but drew the line at being maimed.


full time work
He than related what he considered
a bizarre sequence of events. "The
first day," he said, "they marched us
to the Post Exchange and made each
of us buy a comb. The next day, they
herded us all to the barber shop and
cut off all our hair. The third day it
was back to the Post Exchange, this
time to buy toothbrushes. Then they
sent me to the dentist, who pulled
my teeth. It wasn't until they sent
me to the Post Exchange again-
this time to buy a jock strap-that
I decided enough was enough and
went AWOL."
The recruit saw a pattern in the
actions of the Army that communi-
cated an idea which scared him. It
is important, especially when we
are dealing with individuals who are
new to a situation, that we explain
the cause and desired effect of our
actions rather than forcing the new
person to guess. This is doubly im-
portant when the situation is one
fraught with high stress, such as the
incident in which the young private
was involved.
As a final thought-even though
we have a responsibility to be good
senders of information, we have an
equal responsibility to be good in-
formation receivers. As a receiver,
do not put more emphasis on the
actions of the sender than deserved.
Do not hesitate to question the
sender when actions and words do
not match. Both receiver and sender
have a responsibility to ensure that
they are tuned to the same frequency
if they hope to have clear communi-
cations.
Hodges is a nationally recognized
speaker, trainer, and syndicated
columnist. Hodges may be reached
at Hodges Seminars Interntional,
RO. Box 89033, Tampa, FL 33689-
0400. Phone 813-641-0816. Web
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JANUARY 21, 2010


Code enforcement is the topic
The Balm Civic Association will meet Monday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m.
at the Balm Civic Center located at the corner of CR 672 and Balm
Wimauma Road -- 14747 Balm Wimauma Rd.
Guest speaker will be Bill Langford, Supervisor of South Hillsborough
County Code Enforcement. Bill will speak on several topics including
Crime Prevention through Code Enforcement, graffiti, and environmen-
tal nuisance violations. He will also reveal the "Dirty Dozen" the Top
12 Code Violations.
The Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Department enforces the
County's Minimum Code for a safe home and has the responsibility for
enforcing the Land Development Code. It investigates community stan-
dards complaints on issues such as inoperable vehicles, rat infestations,
trash, and high grass.
All Balm residents and any others are urged to attend and bring ques-
tions and comments. This is a good opportunity to learn more about how
Code Enforcement can better our neighborhoods and communities.

South Bay Genealogical Society to host
source specialist
The South Bay Genealogical Society will host an all-day seminar fea-
turing professional genealogist Henry Z. Jones Jr., a respected Fellow of
the American Society of Genealogists, and author of P-s clue Roots."
Once in the entertainment field, Jones has acted in many Disney films
and logged more than 400 appearances on the Tennessee Ernie Ford
Show, among others.
In 1981 Jones quit theater to devote his life to full time genealogical
research and speaks and teaches around the world.
The seminar will be Jan. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Sun City
Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center;
south of S.R. 674 about two miles.
Some of the topics that will be explored are: "When Sources are
Wrong," "Tracing the Origins of Early 18th Century Palatine and other
Emigrants," "Great Genealogists and What Made them Great," and how
P-\ c luc Roots Became an Unsolved Mystery."
Everyone is invited. Cost is $45; $40 for members of the Sun City Cen-
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East Bay High presents 'Of Mice and Men'


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"Of Mice and Men" by John
Steinbeck will be presented by
the East Bay High School The-
atre Department on February 11,
12, 13, at 7:30pm.Doors open at
7:00 pm. Tickets are: adults $6
and students $4. Admission price
includes dessert and coffee during
intermission.
Seats can be reserved over the
phone by calling 813-671-5134
ext. 271. You can make a reserva-
tion and pay for the tickets at the
door. Groups of 10 or more that
make a reservation in advance will
receive the student price for the
entire group. You may also pur-
chase tickets at the door without a
reservation.
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and
Menis a timeless tale, set in the
ranch-lands of Northern Cali-
fornia in the 19'11'S-lhaj focuses
on the friendship of two drifters.
George is determined to look after
his friend Lennie, a powerful man
with the mind of a child. Trouble
ensues as the pair arrive to work


on a new ranch. This
dramatic piece of
theatre forces us to
look at how far a man
will go to protect his
friend. The 2009-
2010 East Bay The-
atre season started
off strong with their
production of Steel
Magnolias in No-
vember 2009. East
Bay's Moving Minds
Theatre Co., com-
prised of advanced
drama students,
toured local elemen-
tary schools and per-
formed Charlie and
the Chocolate Fac-
tory to over 400 kindergarten,
1st, and 2nd graders in November
2009 as well. In December 2009,
the East Bay HS Thespian Troupe
performed at the District 9 Thes-
pian Festival and took home 8 su-
perior ratings, including Critic's
Choice in Playwrighting, Critic's


Avoid Haiti relief aid scams


Florida Agriculture and Consum-
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H. Bronson warned Floridians to
be on the lookout for scams in-
volving relief aid in the aftermath
of this week's massive earthquake
in Haiti.
"The people in Haiti need mas-
sive amounts of aid, and we en-
courage our citizens to be as
generous as possible in helping,"
Bronson said. "But you need to
make sure that the donations you
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New Columnist
We would like to introduce the Column,
"Harmony County" by the award-winning
journalist Jim McGowan.
Jim has a wry, offbeat, and humorous look
at the everyday things that are around us.
SWe hope you enjoy the column and
encourage you to email your comments to
JIM McGOWEN brenda@observernews.net.

Being ecologically sound
Since nearly every TV station on the dial, with the possible excep-
tion of the ones that play the 50s and 60s reruns, has been pointing out
that you and I are directly responsible for destroying the planet. (Mostly
you.) I decided to get with the program and go on an ecologically respon-
sible guilt trip in honor of the planet.
Recycling is very large amongst the 'green groaners' so I decided to
start there. Up to this point in my life the only thing I have recycled are
some of my old jokes and an occasional pair of unskid-marked under-
wear. I went for the obvious.
As I was going through my trash can I could not help but wonder where
all the empty beer cans came from. "Holy Nader," I thought, "I've got
enough aluminum here to build a 747." To my surprise, I found quite afew
not so gentle reminders from multiple insurance companies that I needed
to insure everything in sight to include plans for my eminent demise. In
the words of Scarlett O'Hara, "I'll think about that tomorrow."
My dumpster dive resulted in a large bag of cans, a bag of junk mail
and a bag of plastic containers that once held personal items, don't ask.
Thus loaded it was off to the recycling center.
In keeping with the spirit of the day, I decided to take my bicycle on
the four-mile trip to the center. I packed the bike, which I haven't used
in at least six years, in a manner that would make muleskinner proud.
Off I went sounding like a box half full of spare parts bouncing down a
flight of stairs.
Four miles might seem to be a short distance to most folks. However,
if you are overweight, overage and out of shape the distance and the
hills therein is like a trip up Everest with a refrigerator strapped to your
back.
It was on this trip that I developed a new definition of the moniker,
"tree-hugger." A tree hugger is an old, out of breath, fat guy leaning up
against a tree with one arm around it, projectile vomiting his soy burger
onto some unsuspecting soul's front lawn.
Eventually I made it to the dump and did my part to save the planet.
I then headed for home by way of the closest drug store. It was there
I purchased aspirin, muscle rub, and bandages sufficient for a platoon
of mummies all of which were packaged in permanent plastic. I also
stopped at the liquor store next door for some all-natural painkiller.
So here I sit, stiffer than a life sentence, reeking of Ben-Gay, wrapped
up like King Tut vowing never to bio-degrade myself again.
By the way, contrary to the dire predictions of the eco-Nazis, the world
will not come to an end. It will keep on merrily spinning along and the
cockroaches, sharks, alligators and the other long-term survivors will
take over.
We just might not be around to see it. 2010, Jim McGowan.

Boy Scount Troop 661 needs help with
summer camp fees
Boy Scout Troop 661 of Ruskin financial assistance for summer
is planning their 2010 Summer camp to boys who would other-
Camp. This month the troop wise not be able to attend, contact
decided they would attend their the troop at bstroop661@yahoo.
annual summer camp at Camp Old com.
Indian in Travelers Rest, SC this As part of the scout slogan, Do
July. a Good Turn Daily, the troop is
Summer camp is an intergral always interested in ways to give
part of the Boy Scout experience back to the community. If you
as they work on merit badges and have projects that need atten-
rank advancement towards the tion, you can contact the troop at
Eagle rank. the above email in order to set up
In fact, Troop 661 proudly pre- community service for those proj-
sented their 33rd Eagle scout, Kyle ects. Some projects may also be
Homsey in December. applicable for a Scouts Eagle proj-
If you are interested in donating ect, a community service project
to a campership, which provides required to attain Eagle Rank.


Congratulations
to the Riverview
Chamber Finalists
The Greater Riverview Chamber
of Commerce (GRCC) proudly
announces and congratulates the
following award finalists:

The 2009 GRCC
Business of the Year
CRT Computers Inc.
PF. Auto Glass, Inc.
S&S Taco's & Stuff/
Pizza's & Stuff
The 2009 GRCC
Business Person of the Year
Donna Lee Fore
P.F. Auto Glass, Inc.
Mike Self II, S&S Taco's & Stuff/
Pizza's & Stuff
Kim Tyson
Four Paws Veterinary Hospital

The winners of these awards
will be announced at the Greater
Riverview Chamber of Commerce
Annual Membership Dinner and
Awards Ceremony at the Hilton
Garden Inn Tampa Southeast
located here in Riverview on Tues-
day, Jan. 26.
The Greater Riverview Cham-
ber of Commerce wishes to thank
the special committee made up of
volunteers from the South Shore
Community Justice Center and
Hillsborough County Sheriff's
Office who reviewed and selected
these award finalists and award
winners.
For more information about the
Greater Riverview Chamber of
Commerce, call (813) 234-5944.
The Riverview Chamber office is
located at 10520 Riverview Drive
in Riverview and is open from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through
Friday.

New arrivals
from Brandon
Regional
Hospital
Kaiyomi Vyana Cherie Collie
was born Jan. 5, 2010. Shavon
McGuinness and Andrew Collie of
Ruskin are the proud parents.
Rocky Ryan Cross was born Jan.
9, 2010. The proud parents are
Chiriangeliz Claudio and Jeremy
Cross of Gibsonton.
Angeline Alexsis Klimaszewski
was born Jan. 6, 2010. Cammy
Burris and Timothy Klimaszewski
of Riverview are the proud par-
ents.
JazmineRamos-Recano wasborn
Jan. 8, 2010. The proud parents are
Maria Recano and Jorge A. Ramos
of Riverview.


Kaitlyn Arruda recently earned her
Girl Scout Silver Award
Kaitlyn Arruda, of Troop 508 in Ruskin, recently completed her Girl
Scout Silver Award. Kaitlyn began working on her Silver Award last
September.
It began with a partnership with a Sun City Center sewing group, Sew
N Sews. The group began teaching the 7 members of Troop 508 with
beginning sewing skills. This sparked
Kaitlyn's interest in sewing. With the
guidance of her sewing instructor, Kait-
lyn began her own projects. She and
Carol Schindler met throughout the sum-
mer where she learned more advanced
sewing skills.
Kaitlyn decided on her project after
Gir* Sts. seeing how the items, walker totes, could
G Irl Scouts aid her grandfather, Russ Badger, in his
daily routine. The walker totes are bags
that are designed to attach to walkers and have several pockets in which
users may easily and safely carry items.
She arranged with Twyla Sampson, Health Care Coordinator and Mary
Roberson, Recreation and Events Coordinator, at Courtyards Assisted
Living to make several totes and to donate them to residents of the
Courtyards facility. Kaitlyn completed her project in December and was
able to donate 23 totes, fulfilling her award requirements, developing a
new life skill and gaining personal satisfaction in knowing she is helping
to make the world a better place.
Kaitlyn is now focusing her attention on the upcoming cookie season,
where eventually Troop 508 hopes to earn enough money to travel to
Europe and visit Girl Guide properties in Switzerland and London. The
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SSnook season is closed until
i ^ September
News this week of snook season not opening is not happy news for any
F angler. Snook season is closed and will not open until September.
SI T Florida Fish and Wildlife have closed the snook season due to the mass
S A fish kill, including many snook. An assessment is underway, but they have
H L no idea how long it will take.
E This is the first time that a season opening has been cancelled in many
S ii years. There was a bad fish kill back in 1977.
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NIE MASFCHEK, ? peratures that hit Florida the past weeks.
aO ( )' Dead fish are showing up along the edges of the Little Manatee, and all
S'of the bay area waters. Snook have taken a huge hit all across the Florida
waterways, north, south, east and west.
Another freeze back in '89 took a lot of snook, and it took five years for them to rebound. I am told that more
have died this year than in '89 and it will take a while to count how many.
A group of anglers who checked the water temperature last week said it was below 40 and a snook looks for
wanner spots at 600.
There is also an executive order that establishes temporary statewide closed season on bonefish and tarpon until
April.
Some of the fish were stunned and when the sun came out, they warmed up and were revived.
Don't try to eat the fish that wash ashore.
Mullet have taken a large kill, as well as ladyfish andjacks. Some snook over 30 lbs. washed ashore.
Florida Wildlife scientists will spend the next several months trying to discover what damage and how much
has taken place with our fish population.
Many that were fishing in the cold weather said they might as well have stayed home. The fish were so cold
they weren't hungry.
Since the fish weren't biting, many took their boats out to see the fish kill and reported that it was a sad sight
to see.
Sheepshead seemed to be the greatest catch this week. They seem to be a cold weather survivor.
A gag grouper or two were brought in on one boat from the ship channel; they had survived the cold weather,
but not the hook and bait of the anglers.
Fishing is more or less at a standstill until the sun warms up the waterways.
It is now time to check your tackle boxes. Clean out the hooks, line, jigs, and lures you never use. Sharpen your
hooks. Repair lines. Take your line off your reel
and replace with a new line, plus check the drag.
Does it reel in smooth? Replace your hooks.
Check out yourboat, be it large or small. Are your
life jackets safe and in order? Does your anchor
need attention? Give your bait-well a good clean-
ing. Check all your boat's safety equipment.
If you are in the market for a new boat, you now
have time to search for a new one.
Need to learn more about fishing? there are many 'how to' books out there. Some on snook, mullet and a dozen
other 'how to' books.
Paint your boat or get the barnacles off the bottom.
Might take some of those dead fish and put them in your hand grinder for chumming and then put them in
baggies and re-freeze.
Study your maps of the bay and learn where the shallows are.
Can't throw a cast net? Now is the time to practice and learn how so that you can cast for your bait.
Do you trailer your boat? You now have the time to check it over before you go fishing.
Take a boat ride in the sunset and wait until the fish get over their cold shock before you try to go fishing. Some
are still struggling along.

-- Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.


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Learn about marine aquaculture
The Apollo Beach Civic Association meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 21
with speaker Gina Russo, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
scientist.
Her topic will show how the local fisheries are
helped by the FFW Stock Enhancement Facility
(SERF) at Port Manatee. You will learn about
marine aquaculture and the importance of Sport
S/ ^ Fish Restoration in our local failing fisheries.
Anglers are invited to participate in data collec-
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reap its rewards.
This meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Apollo
Beach Recreation Center, 664 Golf and Sea Blvd. All are welcome.
For more information, the Apollo Beach Civic Association can be
contacted via email: apollobchcivicassoc @tampabay.rr.com or P.O. Box
3262, Apollo Beach, FL 33572
The Apollo Beach Civic Association's (ABCA) goal is to remain
unbiased, provide a source of information, a platform to discuss, and
address issues of importance to the community.


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They are at it again! "The Breast of Times" Susan G. Komen 3-Day for
the Cure team is in fundraising mode. This is the 3rd year the team has
walked in the event. Team captain Darla Wing started the team in honor
of her aunt, who is a breast cancer survivor. Each team member has to
raise $2,300 to walk in the event in October.
Victoria's 5th Avenue Salon, 6512 U.S. Hwy. 41 N., Apollo Beach, is
proud to help support the team by hosting a wine tasting event on Satur-
day, January 23. Tickets are $25 and all proceeds will go to the Susan G.
Komen 3-Day for the cure. You can purchase tickets at the salon before
the event or at the door the night of the event. After tasting a little wine,
you can browse the many vendors on the other side of the salon (Time for
Wine, Jewels by Park Lane, Send out Card, Scentsy, Arbonne, Pampered
Chef, Partylite and Yvette Pinson, licensed gold dealer. All vendors will
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Volunteers Wanted at Mary and Martha
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Calling all seasonal and year-round residents. Looking for a place to
volunteer your skills and talents? Help Mary & Martha House out right
here in Ruskin. Help is wanted in The Thrift Store, administrative office
and in the new boutique Second Hand Rose. No big time commitment is
needed as every little bit helps.
The positions include sorting donations, working in the stores pricing
and selling goods, cleaning and stocking shelves, or let them know your
particular talent and they'll put you to work.
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in South Hillsborough County.
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'A Nation' to be shown at Riverview
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Pastors and congregations are invited to attend the showing of "A
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fasting and praying which is a model of the need in America. It is free
and fantastic!
The 9/12s and Tea Parties groups are also invited.
It will be held at the Riverview Civic Center Friday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.
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Getting out
Compiled by Julie Ball
Friday January 22
Learn how to harvest rain water
with rain barrels at the meeting of
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qi Violet Society, plus
S- a plant raffle. This
^ event is free and
takes place at 10am
at the Seffner-Man-
go branch library.
For more information call (813)
689-8700 or (813) 681-1910.
Rain water harvesting is important
because it decreases the high demand
for domestic water in which residen-
tial irrigation can account for up to
40% of consumption By collecting
min water and storing it in a rainbar-
rel you'll have water for future use,
whether it's for watering the garden
or just keeping it handy for emer-
gency situations.

This Pops Series of Florida Or-
chestra -- Cirque de la Symphonie
8pm presentation at the Mahaffey
Theater in St. Pete is a treat, mixing
the artistry of the musicians with that
of the Cirque performers.
Aerial flyers, acrobats, contortion-
ists, dancers, balancers and strong-
men will all be accompanied by the
Orchestra performing symphonic fa-
vorites. Ticket prices range from $20
to $67. For more information visit
floridaorchestra.org or call (800)
662-7286.
Saturday January 23
The children's Gasparilla Ex-
travaganza Activities include a
Bicycle Safety Rodeo (11 a.m.-2
p.m.), Air Invasion with vintage air-
craft and U.S. Special Operations
Command Parachute Team (part


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"Events in and out of the area"


1, noon-l:30 p.m.), Preschooler's
Stroll (2-3 p.m.) Air Invasion (part
2, 3 p.m.), Children's Parade (3:30-6
p.m.), Air Invasion (night flight, 6:30
p.m.) and the "Piratechnic" Extrava-
ganza fireworks show re-creating the
imaginary sea battle
between the city of r -
Tampa and Pirates
of Ye Mystic Krewe .--
of Gasparilla (7-
7:30 p.m.). Event
is along Bayshore
Blvd. in Tampa and is free for all
with some bleacher seats at $15.
For more information visit gas-
parillaextravaganza.com.

The Tampa Bay Home Show at
Tropicana Field will feature hun-
dreds of area home specialists all
in one location. Everything from
furniture to decorating ideas to land-
scaping to remodeling to interior de-
sign. See the latest in kitchen design
and the hottest fashions in window
coverings and flooring.The area's
top home improvement experts are
ready to meet you with great demon-
strations, giveaways, tips and much-
more. Whether you're looking for
new home ideas or just looking for
a few creative ideas to dress up your
current residence. Admission is $3
with free parking. For more informa-
tion call toll-free: 800-333-7505 or
visit tampabayhomeshow.com

Beginning at 8am the Suncoast
Sports Fest is a two day sport-
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grounds featuring athletes ages 6-18
from across the country participating
in competitions including boys and
girls gymnastics, cheerleading, ka-
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Fans of big trucks and big tires will
be happy to hear that the Monster
Truck Jam is coming to Raymond
James for a night of 10,000 pound
Monster Truck Side-by-Side Racing
and Freestyle competitions.
Tickets begin at $15. Call (813)
350-6500 for tickets or information.

Sunday January 24
The Shoppes at Wiregrass present
the Suncoast Arts Fest with fine art
and craftworks by more than 100 art-
ists, including ceramics, clay, draw-
ings, graphics, fiberart, photogra-
phy, printmaking, mixed media and
more. Live entertainment as WMNF
broadcasts live music includingjazz,
blues, rock, reggae and ska. Also,
kids interactive arts area and side-
walk chalk art demonstrations are
featured throughout the weekend.
For more information call (813) 994-
2242 or visit suncoastartsfest.com.
Admission is free.
WMNF will be broadcasting live,
including musical entertainment,
from The Suncoast Arts Fest which
takes place at The Shops of Wire-
grass in Wesley Chapel. The mission
of the Suncoast Arts Fest is to raise
money for youth
arts in schools. This s
event is free from .
11am to 4pm and
guests are invited
to browse the new
outdoor Wiregrass Mall before/after
the event.

Tampa Natives will appreciate this
exhibit at the Henry B. Plant Mu-
seum at 401 W Kennedy Blvd. It
explores all the aspects of Tampa's
famous party including Krewe of
Gasparilla memorabilia, coronation
robes, ball invitations, programs,
vintage photographs of the invasion,
crowns, costumes and more. Admis-
sion is $5 and the museum is open
from 10am to 4pm. For more infor-
mation call (813) 254-1891.


congratulations!
John Durm of Sun City Center won 2nd place in his age division in
the Florida State Senior Golf Games in Dec. 2009. He qualified for
the state games at Summerfield Golf Course in Oct. 2009, winning
1st place. The state competition was held in Lee County at Magnolia
Landings Golf Course in N. Ft. Myers, and John competed against
all state qualifiers in the 70-74 age bracket, scratch golf.

Hardworking Remedy For the
Generations
(NewsUSA) Country music superstar Trace Adkins, known for his
baritone voice, rugged good looks and chart-topping songs, will now be
known for something else. Trace has become the new face and voice of
BC Powder.
"I'm very particular about attaching my name to products or causes,
unless it's something I use or believe in," said Adkins. "My relationship
with BC Headache Powder is personal and runs deep. I still remember
when my grandfather gave me my first BC. I even remember the product
advertising jingle from the '70's. I am proud to be representing BC, es-
pecially on tour in front of thousands of fans."
BC Powder (www.bcpowder.com), which was first introduced in 1906
by Bernard and Commodore Council, offers temporary relief for discom-
fort associated with headaches, minor body aches and fever. Because BC
is a powder, it gets into your bloodstream fast to provide fast, effective
relief.
As a spokesperson for the next two years, Adkins will record radio
ads, be included on BC's Web site, perform songs at exclusive events,
and conduct a BC Headache Powder sponsored concert tour in 2010
that will include more than 80 national concert stops. Currently, Trace is
sponsored by BC Headache Powder for 38 tour stops on the "Shine All
Night" Tour with Martina McBride.
"Regular, hardworking people will now share the spotlight with Trace
Adkins to tell the story of how good and fast BC works on headaches
and tough body pain," said Darren Singer, VP Marketing BC Powders.
"Once we heard Trace's personal history with BC, which has spanned
three generations, we had to make him another member of our storytell-
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work hard for what they have."
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JANUARY 21, 2010


"Through The Museum of the
American Revolution, we hope to
engage rising generations in the on-
going story that is America's democ-
racy," says Dr. Cole.
Think that you could have passed
the quiz? Maybe some of the survey's
findings will surprise you:


(NewsUSA) When you say the
Pledge of Allegiance, do you know
what values you're swearing to up-
hold?
Most Americans would say that
they know their nation's history. In
fact, according to the first national
survey of adult knowledge of the
American Revolution, 89 percent of
Americans said that they could pass a
basic test on their nation's founding.
But only 17 percent of those same
adults actually managed to do so.
The American Revolution secured
our nation's independence and estab-
lished its enduring form of represen-
tative government. Many of the ev-
eryday freedoms that most Americans
exercise without a second thought
-- including the freedom to practice
the religion of their choice, or not to
worship at all -- were established by
the American Revolution.
Only in understanding the liber-
ties guaranteed by the Constitution
and the Bill of Rights will Americans
know how to preserve them. As Dr.
Bruce Cole, president and CEO of
The American Revolution Center, a
non-partisan, not-for-profit organiza-
tion, says, "Knowledge of the ideas
on which our constitutional system
is built is essential to maintain the
relevance and vibrancy of our gov-
ernment that is of the people, by the
people and for the people."
Everyday Americans do not dis-
agree -- 90 percent think that U.S.
citizens should know the history and
principles of the American Revolu-
tion, even if they vastly overestimate
their own knowledge.
To help future generations remem-
ber America's legacy, The American
Revolution Center plans to con-
struct The Museum of the American
Revolution in historic Philadelphia,
just steps away from Independence
Hall and the Liberty Bell. It will be
the first national museum to tell the
entire story of the American Revolu-
tion.


* More than 50 percent of Ameri-
cans wrongly attributed the quote,
"From each according to his ability,
to each according to his needs" to
George Washington, Thomas Paine,
or President Barack Obama, when it
is in fact a quote from Karl Marx, au-
thor of "The Communist Manifesto."


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Fish farms
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"We're afraid to touch anything.
There may still be some alive in
there and if we do anything, they'll
die too."
Meanwhile, McGowan said
Bullfrog Creek is filled with dead
snook and perch, so hardy breeds
of edible fish have died as well.
Ty Simmons is the third gen-
eration of his family to run
Steve Simmons Aquatics, also in
Ruskin. "My Grandfather started
it, and my sister Chrissy and I run
it now," Ty said. "I have very deep
wells. The water is usually around
72 degrees year round. I turn them
on to irrigate the ponds, bringing
in the warmer water during times
like these. We can face cold snaps
for several days but when it gets
to be a week or 10 days, nothing
will help." The south Hillsborough area has been known for its supe-
Simmons says they specialize in rior quality tropical fish for generations and ornamental fish
four types of fish, all 100 percent are one of the top exports from Tampa International Airport.
ornamental in use. The aerial above shows a Ruskin fish farm that has many
"In past ears, people antedopen and covered ponds. Even covered ponds were no
Ihn past years, people wanted match for the prolonged cold since freezing temperatures
fish in their homes," he said. "But for more than 48 hours will kill most of the fish.
not so much now because they're
occupied with computer games At right,
and electronics. People aren't buy- J.R.
ing fish like they used to so we Rimes,
were already down (in sales) be- holds a
fore this." bag of
Still, tropical fish are one of the velvet
top exports leaving Tampa Inter- wag
sword-
national Airport and this long-last- tails at
ing freeze is going to hurt the local Steve
economy in a ripple effect; hitting Simmons
suppliers of items for the farmers; Aquatics
stores where they spend their mon- in Ruskin,
ey; restaurants where they eat, and one of the
even their ability to pay for their ornamen-
homes and land. tal spe-
"It's going to be rough," Boozer cies bred
said. in local
said. farms.
At right, rows of tanks usually here
hold thousands of tropical Chere
fish on their way to pet stores photos and
across the nation. Many now sit design
empty in the aftermath of recent
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Nurse changes gears


to help more clients


The country's medical system
has become so specialized and
hard to understand people who
need to use it most often can't
keep track of needed treatments
and bills, and may not even be
aware of their true diagnoses.
People living with chronic ill-
nesses like diabetes, heart disease,
arthritis and high blood pressure are
often unsure what questions to ask
insurance agents to be certain they
get the best policy for their individ-
ual needs; especially if they have
several illnesses and take a variety
of medications.
Although the cost of a plan is
usually what is emphasized first,
by both client and agent, people
can end up paying premiums and
still have to pay out-of-pocket for
half, or even more, of their medical
needs.
Through March 31 people 65
and older are able to change from
Medicare to one of several avail-
able Medicare Advantage Plans, so
many seniors are trying to figure out
which is best for them at this time.
Because of this, I thought talking to
a specialist in choosing insurance
plans might be a good subject for
this week's column.
As it turned out, I was right. After
checking the plethora of information
available on line, I could easily see
how confusing it is to separate per-
sonal needs what diseases, what
medications are needed, or might be
needed- down the road, while hunt-
ing something that's affordable.
"The government has put so many
safeguards into place to help- espe-
cially where seniors are concerned-
to keep people from being suscepti-
ble to high-pressure sales tactics on
certain products and services that it
has made it almost too cumbersome
for anyone who's not in the industry
to understand," said Kim Hanson.
With a background as both a Reg-
istered Nurse and a master's degree
in nursing, Hanson is unusual be-
cause she has also been trained and
licensed as an insurance agent.
Now, she works with her husband
Jeff Smith and his mother, Judy, as
part of their company, The Spiess
Group, that advocates for clients
and explains insurance policies to
individuals and employers.
The Spiess Group may be hired
by either large companies (to fig-
ure out the best benefit plans) or
individuals who are confused about
how to make a determination on
purchasing policies.
They may also be helpful to in-
dividuals who need help with bills
they feel are unjust, in which case
they give a free half-hour consulta-
tion to see if they can be of assis-
tance, and then estimate how many
hours at $60 an hour it will take to
resolve the problem. "We can usu-
ally tell if it's going to be hard or
easy in that half-hour," Kim told
me Jan. 14 at Panera Bread on Big
Bend Road in Riverview as I tried
their dark roast morning blend with
Panera's sugar-free flavored syrup
of the day. "There are some big
problems with the way the system is
set up that hinder clients and agents


alike," Kim said. "They were origi-
nally enacted as safeguards, but
now have become real problems."
One thing that makes it hard to
help the client is that there's a law
that says the agent has to have a
signed form from each client 48
hours in advance of an appointment
about exactly what can be discussed.
Originally that was to keep agents
from using high-pressure sales tac-
tics, but it also prevents them from
answering any impromptu ques-
tions that come up during a talk
and forces them to schedule another
meeting.
The Spiess Group is both a health-
care advocate for patients with in-
surance companies, medical person-
nel and claims officers. They also
check diagnosis and treatment codes
to detect errors in billing; and act as
benefits advisors checking several
policies against illnesses that may
need treatment now or in the future.
"We are not beholden to any in-
surance company," Kim said.
The idea for the My Nurse Ad-
vocate program, which is now an
integral part of The Spiess Group,
came about because of the needs of
the clients.
In 2002 Kim was working as a
nurse manager checking benefits
for another company, when Jeff (her
husband) asked her to go over some
things for a client he was advising
on purchasing a policy.
"We saw there was a need for
someone to advocate for patients
who had been refused insurance,
and then received it but at a very
high rate because of something on
his medical file that was not going
to be the problem it looked like it
would be," Kim said. Another thing
was that my husband had clients
who had had wrong codes punched
onto their record, representing diag-
noses they didn't have.
Kim said. "So the job I do was
actually created out of patients'
needs."
At this time there are two RNs
working in My Nurse Advocate and
they are seeking a third.
Kim says they also promote pre-
ventive work with employers for
their employees, like smoking ces-
sation plans and weight loss en-
deavors.
"I like to give the corporate world
the word that they can save money
in the long run if they see that their
employees get preventive programs,
and stay well," she said.
The lack of preventative care in
most insurance plans is a source
of concern for her, she said. But
gradually, the medical community
is moving forward with this.
This year, there have been some
good changes in mental health ben-
efits, she said. "These changes are
really huge, especially giving more
people time in the hospital. This
will help many, many people."
The biggest tip she wants to offer
anyone choosing a plan (or a Medi-
care alternative or supplement) is to
take at least two hours to go over
everything with an agent and then
still do not sign anything unless ev-
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specialists and medications have
been answered.
"People who have had the same
doctor for years and used certain
specialists think if they keep the
same doctor or medical group their
specialists and medications will
remain the same but that isn't al-
ways true," she warned. "Different
plans can call for different special-
ists, even within the same medical
groups."
To find out more about Kim or


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or email her at khanson@spiess-
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Fire station generating heat again


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liciting construction bids for the
9,000- square-foot structure with
three large fire vehicle bays facing
East College Avenue. The facility,
with a "Florida Cracker" facade
and able to accommodate a typi-
cal round-the-clock crew of five
and three emergency response ve-
hicles, is estimated to cost in the
$1.6 million neighborhood when
completed and furnished.
And it is not a subject of disinter-
est. Major Ron Hartley, command-
er of the Hillsborough County
Sheriff's Office District IV encom-
passing the South County, said the
HCSO takes no position on sit-
ing the proposed station. But, he
added, he has received more calls
about the proposed fire station than
about any other community issue
in recent memory.
It is not the new fire station it-
self that worries Vince Thompson,
the now-retired principal of East
Bay High School who also opened
Riverview High School as its first
principal. It is location of an emer-
gency services facility so close to
a crowded school and the tax dol-
lars spent to put it there that bother
Thompson.
"I can't image, just can't imag-
ine, a responding fire truck plung-
ing onto S.R. 674 (College Avenue)
with the 75 or 100 vehicles stacked
up in front of and beside the school
two times a day, waiting to release
or pick up students," he said. It's
a potentially "dangerous" situation
fraught with elements of uncon-
trollability, the retired administra-
tor added. The funeral home, im-
mediately to the west, for example,
has some degree of control over
scheduling services, he noted, but
the fire department, by contrast,
has no control over when a crew
must spring into action to respond
to an emergency. Similarly, the


school can exercise some control their constituents. Ferlita's com-


over student movement but the fire
department cannot keep its trucks
stationary when their services are
needed.
Another issue for Thompson is
the $700,000 or $350,000 per
acre paid by
Hillsborough tax-
payers for the two- "SOm
acre commercial
site. Thompson, needs t
a St. John the Di- hard, h
vine church mem-
ber, noted that at the
when his church e
placed their sev- ent fi
en-acre campus a plans in
few blocks east on
College Avenue And
on the market dur- commi
ing the same time-
frame the fire sta- definite
tion site was on the be list,
market, the church Vince
was "unable to get
anywhere near that
amount per acre."
The church subsequently has taken
its Ruskin campus off the market
and is continuing operations there
along with the new church campus
in Sun City Center, he added.
"Someone needs to take a hard,
hard look" at the present fire sta-
tion plans in Ruskin, Thompson
summed up, "and county commis-
sioners definitely should be listen-
ing."
That's a sentiment Ron Budd,
long time Ruskin businessman
and building contractor, echoed
emphatically. Budd, who consis-
tently has strongly opposed loca-
tion of the new fire station on the
East College Avenue site, now
considers the fire department plans
a "betrayal of the peoples' trust,"
most specifically by county com-
missioners "like Rose Ferlita" who
have not intervened on behalf of


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mission district includes the east
side of Tampa Bay and Ruskin.
Budd's objections to the fire sta-
tion siting are based on the safety
of elementary school students,
along with their waiting parents
queuing up along
East College and
eone on U.S. 41, on the
safety of drivers
take a along East Col-
ird look lege and on the
noise of sirens day
pres- or night, particu-
stalarly interrupting
staton funeral home
Ruskin. services, he reit-
erated this week.
county Then, there's the
sioners cost of that land,
he added.
y should "I have abso-
ning." lutely no dis-
"hompson agreement with a
new fire station,"
Budd said, "but
it simply should
go somewhere else. Good sense
should tell us that putting school
kids, cars idling on the street and
drivers trying to get from Point A
to Point B at risk every weekday is
wrong. It's just plain wrong!"
What's more, the businessman
continued, "there have been al-
ternatives." Budd said he sees the
price paid for the two acres as "an
outrageous waste of tax money.
Nearly three quarters of a million
dollars for property that was on the
market for many, many months;
that no one but the county could
be suckered into buying!" he said.
"It smells; the whole deal smells!"
he added, especially when "there
were other parcels available at the
time."
Budd indicated he has spoken
to several county commission-
ers about what he considers "the


mess made in Ruskin" and plans to
speak this week with States Attor-
ney Mark Ober about any criminal
implications in the dealings.
The Rev. Don Tanner, pastor of
the Ruskin Church of God located
about three blocks west of the pro-
posed fire station, agreed that the
price paid for that land at that loca-
tion "seems to be a high price."
But, Tanner added, his greatest
concern is interruption with harsh
sirens and without any warning of
the solemn services conducted in
a funeral home for the living. In-
truding so harshly on the privacy
of people in the midst of grieving
over the loss of a child or of a par-

FWC seeks gooc

unwanted nonn
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC)
announces another Pet Amnesty
Day at the Miami MetroZoo on
Feb. 6 and needs potential adopters
to provide good homes for pets that
are turned in at the event.
The FWC urges people who have
an exotic pet they can't care for
anymore to bring it to Pet Amnesty
Day rather than opening their front
door and letting it loose. It's illegal
to release a normative animal into
the wild in Florida, and it could be
detrimental for the animal and the
environment. Nonnative Pet Am-
nesty Day, hosted in conjunction
with the Miami MetroZoo, is one of
the FWC's efforts to keep unwanted
exotic pets out of Florida's native
habitats.
"We are expecting to get quite a
few normative animals that day, so
we need to make sure we have safe
homes for them," said Jenny Tin-
nell of the FWC. "Released pets
are a common pathway that allows
exotic species into the wild. Often,
pet owners don't understand the


ent or of any loved one is not ac-
ceptable, he said.
These same concerns were
voiced pointedly two years ago
when the fire station site was being
discussed, Tanner noted, adding "it
seems they (decision-makers) were
not listening."
A new station, regardless of
where built, will replace the exist-
ing Ruskin fire house on 1st Av-
enue, a block south of Shell Point
Road and east of U.S. 41. The cur-
rent facility rests on ground known
to be geologically unstable and un-
suited for housing the heavy fire-
fighting equipment.
C 2010 Melody Jameson

d homes for

native pets
difference between native and non-
native species, or they don't realize
the possible effects releasing a non-
native species can have. This event
gives pet owners who can no longer
take care of their pets, or no longer
wish to keep them, a legal, ethical
option."
"This isn't a free pet giveaway,"
Tinnell said. "We're looking for
adopters with knowledge and exper-
tise in caring for exotic pets; it's not
for people who have always wanted
a pet and think this is an opportu-
nity to try their hand at owning one
they don't have to purchase."
Pet Amnesty Day is free and open
to the public with no questions
asked and no penalties.
Normative pet amnesty events
help increase awareness of nonna-
tive species prob lems. More than
400 nonnative species have been
observed in Florida, and more than
130 have reproducing populations.
For more information on nonna-
tive species in Florida, or to down-
load an adoption application, visit
MyFWC.com/Nonnatives.


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Sales forthe Community Mapbe-
ing produced for the Sun City Cen-
ter Area Chamber of Commerce
are underway.
Chamber busi-
nesses that are
interested in ad-
vertising should
call Village Pro-
file representa-
tive Jill Adel-
man on her cell
215.527.1304.
Elaine Brad The map will be
published this
summer. The 5,000 printed copies
will be distributed throughout Sun
City Center and the surrounding
area, to visitors and to individu-
als and businesses inquiring to the
Chamber about relocation.
We are currently selling tickets
for the Sun City Center Kiwanis
spaghetti dinner to be held at the
Sun City Center Community Hall
on January 27, 2010 from 5:30 PM
to 6:30 PM. Entertainment will be
presented by Doug White and the
meal includes spaghetti with meat
sauce, buffet salad bar, bread, des-
sert and refreshments. Tickets are
available in the Sun City Center
Chamber lobby, 1651 Sun City
Center Plaza,; our hours are 9 AM
to 4 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thurs-



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day and Friday, and 9 AM to Noon
on Wednesday. You may call us
first for availability 813.634.5111.
The January Members Luncheon
will be held Thursday, January 21
in the Sun City Center Chamber
Banquet Room from 11:45 AM to
1 PM. This is a Toot Your Horn
luncheon a favorite with our
members catered by Sun Coast
Catering and sponsored by your
Chamber. All members are wel-
come to attend.
Come and learn all about St.
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Banquet Room on Friday, January
22 from 10 AM to 4 PM.. Pre-
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with a variety of local tourism
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obtain the latest travel informa-
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Tuesday, January 26 is the date
for our informal Chat n C (ic'
hosted by and being held at Home-
wood Residence, 3910 Galen
Court, Sun City Center. Come and
enjoy pizza, pasta and salad and
great networking! No reservations
required but if you plan to attend,
call Bev Hurley at 813.633.4340
so that she can have food prepared
for everyone.
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Sun City CenterArea Chamber of
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at (813) 634-5111 extension 101
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First joint meeting of clergy and delegates held of those
traditional Anglican parishes
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Matthew's Anglican Church in
Riverview hosted the first joint
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those traditional Anglican parishes 8
and/or missions comprising the
Deanery of West Florida of the Di-
ocese of the Eastern United States, t .
Anglican Province of America.
The Very Reverend William Per-
kins, rector of St. Matthew's, was
appointed Dean of the West Flor-
ida Region by Diocesan Bishop
Walter Grundorf several years ago.
In this capacity, Fr. Perkins main-
tains close contact with the Rectors
and/or Vicars of the congregations
in his Region, giving advice and
guidance where needed, assuring
they are adequately supplied with
clergy, that their vestries are prop-
erly staffed and functioning, and
offering assistance wherever pos- Eucharistic ministers at St. Matthew's Anglican Deanery Ma
sible to right) Fr. George Fuchs, Fr. William Perkins, Fr. James E


Assisting Fr. Perkins as con-
celebrants in the Mass which pre-
ceded the day's events were the
Reverend James Donnelly and the
Reverend George Fuchs, Christ
the King Church in Venice; the
Reverend Daniel Trout, Holy Trin-
ity Church in Sarasota; and the
Reverend John Poole, St. Philip's
Church in St. Petersburg. Also at-
tending the Deanery meeting was
the Reverend David Sokol, Church
of the Holy Spirit in Hernando. In
Free health fair


Fr. Daniel Trout, Fr. John Poole.


the round-table discussion which
followed the Mass both clergy and
lay persons explored various top-
ics such as evangelical programs,
fund-raising strategies, advertising
techniques, etc., all with the goal
of increasing church membership
and spiritual growth. The meeting
concluded with a mutually-shared
positive outlook for the further
development of traditional Angli-
can worship and practice in West


A free health fair will be hosted by St. Andrew Presbyterian Church,
1239 Del Webb Blvd. West, Sun City Center Jan. 28, from 9am to 12
pm.
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Free basic blood sugar testing Free hearing screenings
Free Osteoporosis screenings
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Book signing -Nationally renowned author, Jeff Knott will be signing
his book "Navigating through the Healthcare Maze"
St. Andrew's Men's Quartet will be performing at 10 am.
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Second Annual South Shore Handbell
Workshop planned
The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd.
West, will be hosting a one-day work-
shop for handbells and choir chimes on
Saturday, Jan. 23 from 9 am to 4 pm.
The clinician for this year's event is
composer/arranger/AGEHR Area IV
Chairperson, Valerie Stephenson.
With hundreds of published handbell
pieces to her name, Stephenson is one
of the most popular handbell clinicians
in the country. In addition to rehearsing and performing several works
at a 3:15 pm concert to which the public is invited, participants will be
treated to two special workshop classes with Stephenson.
"There are already more than forty ringers registered, but there is still
room for another ten or twenty ringers," said Jeff Jordan, workshop
coordinator and Honors Ensembler Director. The cost of the event is
just $25 per ringer and the donation includes lunch. Local handbell and
choir chime players that have not already registered for the event and
would still like to participate may contact Jeff at (813) 634-2539 or (813)
260-0153.
For additional information about this and other concerts, recitals, and
arts events at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, call Jeff
Jordan, Director of Music and the Arts, at 813-634-2539.


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S Missionaries Thom and Ellen Schotanus will speak about their work
in Cameroon during the evening worship service on Sunday, Jan. 31, at
Sbless 6:00 p.m., at Trinity Baptist Church. A reception, with refreshments,
will be held following the service, to hear more about their work.
ss, so Thom designs and manages construction projects and teaches project
ay management. He also leads a Bible study for his department. Ellen
,may teaches many children to read and serves as the administrator of a pri-
mary school. She also assists at a school for the deaf and leads Bible
studies. Trinity Baptist Church is located at 702 Del Webb Blvd., West
and the telephone number is 634-4228.


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0:00 Economic Issues
0:00 Alternative Energy
2:00 Tampa General Hospital's Health Series
2:00 The Amazing Design of Man
2:00 News & Views
2:00 What's Working in Today's Markets?

SDAYS PM
30 Torah and the Old Testament
30 Astronomy with a Touch of- ...I I
30 Wiley's World and Welcome to It

DAYS AM
0:00 Why Study Latin?
0:00 Bridge Play of the Hand (Intermediate)
0:00 Principles of Photography*
2:00 ESP, Intuition, and Psychic Abilities
2:00 Bridge-Defense
2:00 Maximizing Your IRA Strategies for
Retirees


THURSDAYS PM
1:00 2:30 Happiness and Fulfillment No Matter
What!*
1:00 2:30 Living with Losses
1:00 2:30 Improvisational Acting
1:00 2:30 China A Rising World Power
3:00 4:30 Lawn and Garden Basics for Florida
Newbies
3:00 4:30 Intermediate / Advanced Guitar
*Asterisk indicates this is a limited enrollment course, based
on first-come at registration time. All other courses are open to
walk-ins without registration.


OPEN REGISTRATION
Wednesday, January 27
9:00 A.M. to Noon 1:00 to 3:00 PM
United Community Church in the Great Hall (West Portico)
1501 La Jolla Avenue Sun City Center, FL 33573
Phone: 813-634-8607
You may register for yourself plus one other person.


EARLY REGISTRATION
The College offers early registration for UNLIMITED courses through
the "Registration" page on our website at www.cccinscc.org. Print out the
Unlimited Courses form, fill it out, and send the form and your check made
out to Community Church College by January 26. Early registration is not
available for limited courses or for trips.


LATE REGISTRATION
February 1-18 Monday Thursday mornings
8:30 12:00 Noon In the College office.


TRIPS AND TOURS

FEBRUARY 19
Designer Showhouse and Lunch at IMG
Academies Golf and Country Club Cost: $47.00

FEBRUARY 26
MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry) Cost: $36.00


MARCH 5
Dinner at the Bradenton Yacht Club and
Bradenton Evening Art Walk Cost: $45.00

MARCH 19
Tampa Tour and Lunch at the Tampa Yacht and
Country Club Cost: $39.00

MARCH 29
Port Manatee, the Gamble Mansion and
Lunch at Crabtrap II Cost: $27


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Lennard High School
2002 E. Shell Point Rd., Ruskin, FL 33570
(813) 641-5611

Lennard Sports for January
21 7 p.m. Boys' Junior Varsity Wrestling vs. Wharton HS
7 p.m. Boys' Varsity Wrestling vs. Wharton High School

22 6:25 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball vs. Jefferson HS- Tampa
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball vs. Jefferson HS Tampa

23 9 a.m. Boys' Junior Varsity Basketball v PCHS, Brandon
at Brandon
9 a.m. Girls' Junior Varsity Basketball V Brandon, SpotO
at Spoto

26 6:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball at Riverview HS Riverview
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball at Riverview HS

29 2:00p.m. Boys'Varsity Wrestling
County Championships at Wharton
6:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball vs.
Durant High School
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball vs.
Durant High School

30 9 a.m. Boys' Jr Varsity Basketball v
Durant, Bloom at Bloom
9 a.m. Girls Junior Varsity Basketball v
EBHS, New
11 a.m. Boys'Varsity Wrestling
County Championships at Wharton


Getting Games
Online
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without losing control of your
budget may be more like child's
play when you discover an innova-
tive way to play video games.
The Trend
Video games have never been
more popular. According to NPD
Group market research, more than
126 million gaming consoles were
sold in 2008. With video games
from the top six consoles costing
an average of $60 each, parents
may wonder if the price is out of
balance with their budgets, espe-
cially when all too often the game
gets played for a few weeks before
being relegated to the shelf where
it just gathers dust.
A Solution
As a result, more and more kids
and their parents are moving their
game play from the living room
to the PC, where what most con-
sider consumer-friendly pricing
and an almost endless variety of
games make the Web a goldmine
of affordable fun. Several online
game sites are taking steps to
address the issue of cost as well
as the desire for variety. One such
game site offers kids and parents
the ability to rent any of the nearly
1,000 new online and download-
able games in its catalog using a
virtual currency called WildCoins.
These can be purchased as a $5
gift card at Rite Aid or directly
from the website. They're like
virtual quarters in an online arcade.
You can use them to try out any
game. If you like it, you can either
continue to "rent" the game or pur-
chase it for a few dollars, less the
amount of money already spent on
renting it.
This kind of pricing and game-
play flexibility is giving the on-
line gaming sites a leg up on their
living room-console competition
from XBOX, Wii and PlaySta-
tion. According to comScore, a
Web traffic measurement firm,
online gaming has increased 27
percent since 2008, and minutes
played have increased by nearly
50 percent in that same period. In
fact, online games are growing 10
times faster than the total Internet
population.
More Information
You can learn more at the site
www.wildgames.com.


Students can
apply for a
magnet school
The Hillsborough Choice Op-
tions application period for mag-
net programs, School Choice, and
Career & Technical Education pro-
grams for the 2010-2011 school
year is open from Jan. 12 through
Jan. 25.
Under Hillsborough Choice
Options, students can apply for a
magnet school, a Career & Techni-
cal Education program, or another
public school with available space
within Hillsborough County. Stu-
dents who wish to attend their area
school do not need to complete an
application.
School choice and magnet pro-
grams are available for students
entering kindergarten through 11th
grade. This is the first year fami-
lies can apply to all elementary
magnet programs for students en-
tering kindergarten. Students new
to Hillsborough County Public
Schools must complete and submit
a Hillsborough Choice All-in-One
paper application.
Applications are now available
online at http://choice.mysdhc.org.
For more information, parents can
call the Choice Information Line
at (813) 272-4692.


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High School

East Bay Sports for January
22 6:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball @ Middleton High School
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball @ Middleton High School


23 9 a.m.
9 a.m.


Boys' Jr Varsity Basketball v Riv, Durant at Durant
Girls' Jr Varsity Basketball- v Bloom, PCHS at PCHS


26 6:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball vs.
Freedom HS-Tampa
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball vs.
Freedom HSTampa

27 7 p.m. Boys' Varsity Wrestling vs
Tampa Bay Tech HS
7 p.m. Boys' Jr Varsity Wrestling vs.
Tampa Bay Tech HS


28 6:30 p.m. Girls'Varsity Basketball @ -s
Spoto High School
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball @ Spoto High School


29 2 p.m. Boys' Varsity Wrestling
County Championships @ Wharton
6:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball vs. Bloomingdale HS
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball VS. Bloomingdale HS


30 9 a.m.
9 a.m.
11 a.m.


Girls' Jr Varsity Basketball v New, Lenn at Lenn
Boys' Junior Varsity Basketball v Spoto P City
Boys Varsity Wrestling
County Championships @ Wharton


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Basketball at M -
Strawberry Crest
7 p.m. Boys' Varsity Soccer
vs. Robinson HS
7 p.m. Boys' Varsity Wrestling vs. Gaither High School
7 p.m. Boys' Junior Varsity Wrestling vs. Gaither HS
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball @ Strawberry Crest


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22 6:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball vs. Armwood High School
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball vs. Armwood High School
23 9 a.m. Boys' Jr Varsity Basketball v EBHS, Durant
at Durant
9 a.m. Girls' Junior Varsity Basketball v Durant, New


26 6:30 p.m.
7 p.m.
7 p.m.


Girls' Varsity Basketball vs. Lennard High School
Boys' Junior Varsity Wrestling at Robinson HS
Boys'Varsity Wrestling at Robinson High School


8 p.m. Boys'Varsity Basketball
vs. Lennard High School

29 2 p.m. Boys'Varsity Wrestling
County Championships at Wharton
6:30 p.m. Girls' Varsity Basketball
at Freedom HS-Tampa
8 p.m. Boys' Varsity Basketball
at Freedom HS Tampa


30 9 a.m. Girls' Junior Varsity Basketball V PCHS, Spoto
9 a.m. Boys' Jr Varsity Basketball v NHS, Brandon
at Brandon
11 a.m. Boys' Varsity Wrestling
County Championships at Wharton



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The Moose calendar
The Ruskin Moose Lodge #813 is located at
212 E. Shell Point Road, Ruskin, (813) 645-5919.
January Calendar


Friday, January 22

Saturday, January 23
Friday, January 29
Saturday, January 30
February Calendar
Friday, February 5
Saturday, February 6
Sunday, February 7
Friday, February 12
Saturday, February 13

Friday, February 19
Saturday, February 20


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7 p.m. Live music by
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7 p.m. Karaoke with Mullins
7 p.m. Live music by Cross Creek Band
7 p.m. Karaoke with Kim Mullins


7p.m.
6p.m.
6p.m.
7p.m.
5-7 p.m.
7p.m.
7p.m.
5-7 p.m.
8p.m.


7-11 p.m.
Friday, February 26 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 27 7 p.m.


Every Wednesday

Every Thursday
Every Friday


Live music by Charlie Burns
Karaoke with Kim Mullins
Super Bowl Party
Live Music by Calvin O
Valentine's Dinner
Valentine's Dance with Kim Mullins
Live music by Nickel and Dime
Moose Legion's Dinner
Moose Legion Men's Beauty Pageant
Karaoke with Kim Mullins
Live music by Gene Cannon
Karaoke with Kim Mullins


5-7 p.m. Spaghetti Dinners
(half orders available)
5-7 p.m. Wings (the best I have every had)
5-7 p.m. Fish Fry
(beer batter, fried or baked)


All events are opened to qualified members and guest.


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Ruskin VFW Post #6287

Ruskin VFW Post #6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N. has listed the following
weekly activities. Meetings are: American Legion on 1st Wednesday
each month; VFW and LAVFW on the 2nd Wednesday each month;
and MAVFW on the 3rd Thursday each month.
Thursday, January21 -MAVFW
Meeting at 7 p.m. Bar Bingo at 6
p.m.
Friday, January 22 Fish Fry
from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
S ) Saturday, January 23 District
SMeeting at noon. Idol Contest Finals
immediately following meeting.
Sunday, January 24- Texas Hold
'em at 1 p.m. NFL Football. Fire in
the Hole at 5:30 p.m.
Monday, January 25- Wii Games at 7 p.m..
Tuesday, January 26 Euchre at 1 p.m. Games in Lounge from
2 to 5 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4:30 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, January 27 Wii Games Practice and Lessons at
6 p.m. Bar Bingo at 6 p.m.

















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Riverview Memorial
VFW Post #8108
Riverview Memorial VFW Post
#8108, 7504 Riverview Dr. sched-
ule is as follows:
Meetings: Men's Auxiliary --
1st Thursday at 7 p.m.
Ladies' Auxiliary --
2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m.
VFW Post --
2nd Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday:
Breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon, $6
Monday: Bar Bingo at 6:30 a.m.
Wednesday:
Spaghetti from 5 to 7 p.m. $6
Friday:
Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m.;
Fish, $6; Combo, $7
Karaoke from 8 to ?
Saturday: Karaoke from 8 to ?
2nd Tuesday: Ladies' Auxiliary
Meeting at 7 p.m.
3rd Tuesday: VA Hospital Bingo
-- Leave Post at 6 p.m.
Every Wednesday:
$6 All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
from 5 to 7 p.m.
Carry-out orders available.
Call ahead -- 671-9845
1st Thursday:
Men's Auxiliary Meeting at 7 p.m.
2nd Thursday:
Post Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Every Friday:
Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m.
(all you can eat fish -- $6)
Carry-out orders available.
Call ahead -- 671-9845
They also serve Chicken Tenders,
Shrimp or combos for $7.
Each dinner comes with fries,
coleslaw, and a hush puppy.
Every Saturday:
Karaoke by Jeff at 8 p.m.


Let's play golf
Loyal Order of the Moose
Riverview Lodge #2158 is
hosting its second annual
golf outing on March 6 at the
Apollo Beach Golf Course.
It will be a scramble format
with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.
Cost is $50 per person or $200
per team.
Call Gary Peltier at (813)
677-7921 by March 4 to sign
up. The proceeds from the
event will go to Mooseheart
for the children.


JANUARY 21, 2010


Eagles Set Their Weekly Activities

The Ruskin Eagles, FOE, located at 1205 1 st
St. S.W has scheduled the following weekly
activities.
The FOE Aerie meet at 7 p. m. the I st and 3 rd ZVI
Thursday of the month. The Ladies'Auxiliary
meets at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.
Bar Gaines at 2:30 p.m. Members and mem- E l
bers'guests are welcomed.
Friday, January 22 Dinner by the Auxiliary at 5 p.m. Feather
Your Nest game at 6 p.m. Members and members'guests are wel-
comed.
Saturday, January 23 -NO DINNER. NO MUSIC.
Sunday, January 24 -Eagle Riders meet the 2nd Sunday of the
month at I I a.m. Feather Your Nest game at 6 p.m. Members and
members' guests are welcomed.
Monday, January 25 Bingo at 6 p.m. KITCHEN OPEN.Mem-
bers and members' guests are welcomed.
Tuesday, January 26 Bar Games at 5:30 p.m. Members and
mernbers'guests are welcomed.
Wednesday, January 27 Bingo at 6 p.m. Members and mem-
bers'guests are welcomed.
For more information, call the club at 645-2922.






20 OBSERVER NEWS RIVERVIEW CURRENT SCC OBSERVER


Bible4Tots celebrate Christmas with Fr. John McEvoy
Father John McEvoy joined in on the festivities at the Bible4Tots
Christmas at St. Anne Catholic Church in Ruskin. Together they
celebrated the birth of Jesus through simple prayers, songs, and
crafts! The children are (L-R) Isabella Mya, Emmanuel Hector, Ben
David, Roselyn Clare, Arabella Michelle, and Helena Carter. Bible-
4Tots meets weekly in the Parish Center on Thursdays from 10:30-
noon! And as always, the program needs volunteers. Contact Jen
Carlson 941-726-2326 or the parish office for information.


Gospel Echoes to
sing
The Gospel Echoes will be sing-
ing in the Sun City Center/ Wimau-
ma WalMart parking lot, Saturday,
January 23 at 6:30 pm. Everyone
is welcome.

Unitarian
Universalism for a
New Age
On Jan. 21 Rev. Susan Najian,
Minister of UU Church of Tarpon
Springs and a UU District Leader
presents "Unitarian Universal-
ism for a New Age." Unitarian
Universalism offers a religious al-
ternative for the 21st century. Ex-
plore the history and possibilities
of Unitarian Universalism.
Coffee and conversation is at
7:00 pm, in the Social Hall at
1115 Del Webb Blvd. East, Sun
City Center. The program begins
at 7:30. Visitors are welcome. For
information call 813-633-2349
On Jan. 28 Lester Parkhurst will
disciss "Attitude." Parkhouse has
been a Universalist since 1947.
Sixty two years of a variety of ex-
periences have taught him many
hard lessons. Attitude makes a
difference. The program begins at
7:30. Visitors are welcome. For
information call 813-633-2349

Brass quintet
performs
On Sunday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m.,
Mic Smith will return with his
brass quintet to Prince of Peace
Catholic Church in Sun City Cen-
ter.
Skillful adroitness is the hall-
mark of this group, led by trum-
peter, Mic Smith. Their eclectic
program, executed with musical
warmth and polish, will not disap-
point you.
For a delightful musical expe-
rience, mark your calendars and
plan to attend. A free-will offering
will be taken, and a reception will
follow.


Like gospel
singing?
The New Beginnings Baptist
Church (formerly Harney Rd. Bap-
tist Church), 8910 N. Hwy. 301,
Tampa, Fla. invites everyone to
come to their 4th Saturday Gospel
Sing on Jan. 23 starting at 7pm.
The featured group will be
Southland Quartet from Old Town,
Florida. You will enjoy the rich
harmony of this Southern Gospel
Quartet. Also singing will be sev-
eral other local singers. If you like
to sing gospel music and would
like to sing come on out and let
them know that you are available
to sing.
Refreshments will be served in
the fellowship hall after the sing.
For more information call Larry
at 813-765-0651.

Greek Dinner
Dance planned
Resurrection Catholic Church of
Riverview presents "A Mama Mia
Greek Dinner Dance" on Satur-
day, Feb. 6 from 7 pm to 11 pm.
Single pays $15 and couples $25.
The evening includes dinner,
Greek dancing, costume contest,
live singing, skits, great food and
fun!
For tickets call 813-677-2175.


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ive thanks to the Lord, because

he is good; his love is eternal


-Psalms


13 6:1


CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Sunday Worship: Blended 8:00 a.m.
Contemporary 9:40 a.m.
STraditional 11:15 a.m. I BBend Rd. 6
Nursery Provided CrossRoads: Bible Study, Worship: Wed. 7 p.m.
Pastor Jack R. Palzer F
5309 U.S. Highway 41 North Apollo Beach
(acrossfromMiraBay)www.calvarylutheranchurch.net 645-1305 A N

St. John the Divine Episcopal Church
Growing by Faith from Generation to Generation
Rev. Tracy H. Wider Church Office 813-645-1521
SUNDAY SERVICES: 9 am Contemporary Service and Sunday School
at West Campus, S.R. 674 and 9th Street SE, Ruskin
8 am Traditional Service and 11 am Holy Communion with Choir at East Campus
at 1015 Del Webb Blvd., SCC
All Worship Services with Holy Communion and Healing Holy Oil


Ruskin United Methodist Church
First Street & 4th Ave. NW, Ruskin (Behind Suntrust Bank)
ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND WORSHIP WITH US:
SUNDAY MORNINGS: (Nov.-April .............................8:30a.m. Day Care Available
Mon. Fri.
Rev. John M. Bartha and all year)......................... 10:45 a.m. 6 a .m 6 p.m.
t Phone: 645-1241 Sunday School.......................9:30 a.m. call 645-6198


REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH-ELCA
701 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573-5354
Rev. Dr. Peter Stiller, Pastor 634-1292
Saturday Worship: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m.
Holy Communion....First & Third Sunday Bible Class...Thursday 10 am, Guests Welcome

First Church of Christ, Scientist
Ruskin Sun City Center (813) 645-6102
204 Second St. N.W, Ruskin, Florida 33570
Sunday Service Sunday School ........................................... 10AM
Wednesday Testimony Meeting ............... ................................ 5PM
Reading Room* Tuesday & Thursday.......................................1- 4 PM
ALL ARE WELCOME www.spirituality.com

FSRST BAPTIST CHURCH

L ^ 820 COLLEGE AVE. W.
RUSKIN, FL 33570
645-6439
www.fbcruskin.org
1.A Resource for Families
Sunday School............................9:45 a.m .
Morning Worship............8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. Dr Barry Rumsey
Evening Service...........................6:00 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
K-2
Wednesday Night Service................7:00 p.m. THROUGH 12TH
Awana............................................7:00 p.m GRADE


Newcomers Welcomed Carole Del Castillo Photo
St. John the Divine Episcopal Church hosted a "Newcomers Wel-
come Reception" Sunday, Jan. 10. The newcomers are from L-R:
Mary Figueroa, Ray Figueroa, Irene Buist, Michelle Buist, Chris
Bontemps, Ted Boynton, Annabelle Schutte, Valerie Bryant, Barbara
Miller, Sally Corliss, Fr. Tracy Wilder, Ed Bontemps, Nancy Reinoele,
Rose Bontemps, Linda Jecker, Diane Voyles, and Vera Crooms.

Prince of Peace CCW to meet
The Council of Catholic Women of Prince of Peace Catholic Church
will hold a meeting on Feb. 3, following the 8:00 am Mass and Devotion.
This will be their communion breakfast and the guest speaker will be Fa-
ther Sebastian Earthedath, M.S.T. Tickets for this meeting are required.
At this meeting reservations for the Feb. 22-24 retreat at the Franciscan
Center in Tampa can be made. The cost is $100 and a deposit of $25 is
required at the time the reservations are made.
Tickets also will be on sale for the April 8, Fashion Show. The Fash-
ion Show will be catered by Carrabba's and the fashions will be from
Patchington's in St. Armand Circle.
Members only and the cost is $20.
Women's Bible study offered
Women's Interdenominational Bible Study is offered each Monday,
9:30 to 11 am, Creason Hall, Sun City Center Methodist Church, 1210
Del Webb Blvd W, Sun City Center. They are currently having an in-
depth study of the Book of Luke. Also offered are music, prayer, praise,
great discussions and warm fellowship. For information call 633-9083.






Church of Christ
807 Hwy. 41 Ruskin, FL 33570
(across from Advance Auto Parts)
Minister James Murrell Sr. 813-919-7958
Sunday School 10:00 a.m. U Morning Service I 1:00 a.m. E Evening Service 6:00 p.m.


Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCC
Meets in the Social Hall of the Beth Israel Synagogue
1115 E. Del Webb Blvd.
Thursday, 7:00 PM Call 633-0396
Character is what you are in the dark.
Dwight L. Moody


NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
"Where God's Love is Shared"
U.S. Hwy. 41 N., Ruskin, FL 645.1121 www.nbcor.org L
Sunday School for all ages 9:30 AM SBC
Morning Worship 10:45 AM Wanted: People Who Want to Grow
Evening Worship 6:00 PM and Live for Jesus!
Full Wednesday Schedule for all ages

COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
641-2128 Sunday School................................... 9:45 a.m.
501 2nd Street SE Ruskin Morning Worship.............................. 10:45 a.m.
Rev. Dennis Dilbeck Wed. Evening Bible Study & Praise.....7:00 p.m.
Pastor

North River Church of Christ i
Non-Instrumental-
13885 U.S. Hwy 301 South .
(Just South of the Manatee County Line)
Minister: Howard Johnson Office 941-776-1134
Services: Sunday 10:00am, 11:00am & 6:00pm
Wednesday7:00pm Home 813-754-1776

First Baptist Church of Gibsonton
"We love because He first loved us." 1 John 4:19
Traditional Worship Service *Sunday School 9:30 A.M.
Old-Time Gospel Hymns *MorningWorship 10:30A.M. 8
Nursery Available Sunday Evening 6:00 P.M.
Interpreter for the Deaf id-Week (Wed.) 7:00 P.M.
9912 Indiana St. Hwy 41 & Estelle A Malcolm S. Clements, Pastor
\Gibsonton, FL 33534 813-677-1301

el & co.o EVERETT TATE, MINISTER
South Hillsborough Church of Christ
1611 First St. SW Ruskin, FL 645-7607
-NON-INSTRUMENTAL-
SERVICES: Sunday ........................9:30 & 10:30 a.m.: 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday ................7:00 p.m. -

PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH
702 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC, FL 33573
Phone: 634-2328 Fax: 633-6670
Masses: Sunday......................................................... 8:00, 10:00 AM, Noon
Saturday Vigil.................................................. 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Daily.......... ......... ....... .................. 8:00AM
www.popcc.org Confessions: Monday Friday 7:30am, Saturday 8:30am and 3:00pm


JANUARY 21, 2010







JANUARY 21, 2010

OBITUARIES
James W. Brand
JamesW. Brand, "Jim", of 822ABahia
Del Sol Drive, Ruskin, Florida, died
January 17, 2010 at Lifepath Hospice
in Sun City Center.
Brand had resided in Ruskin since
retiring in 1990, moving to Florida
from Allegany, New York. He was born
in Bluffton, Indiana on April 28, 1934.
He was the son of Carl and Helen
(Brinkman) Brand of Bluffton, Indiana.
He married Lou Ann (First) Brand on
November 14, 1953, who survives,
after 57 years of loving marriage.
Surviving are two sons, James
Brand of Mount Holly, New Jersey and
Gregory Brand of LaGrange, Georgia;
one daughter, Jeanne Ann Brand of
Ruskin; and nine grandchildren and 5
great grandchildren; and one brother
of Oakland, Oregon and one sister of
Reedsport, Oregon.
He was predeceased by his parents
and a brother, Robert.
Brand was a sales representative for
Huntington Laboratories of Huntington,
Indiana for 20 years and the builder and
operator of Allegany Colonial Village
Community in Allegany, New York, for
20 years.
He is a past member of the First
Baptist Church in Olean, New York,
and past member of the Allegany
American Legion in Allelany, N.Y A
Past Worshipful Master of Olean
Masonic Lodge #252, a 32nd Degree
Scottish Rite, 18 Degree York Rite in
Olean, N.Y A member of the Desoto
Masonic Lodge of Riverview, a Noble of


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the Egypt Shrine of Tampa, a member
of Sun City Center Shrine Club in Sun
City Center, Fl. He was a member of the
Bahia Beach Yacht Club and the Apollo
Beach Yacht Club and a dedicated
boater most of his life, having made
the "Great Circle" on his boat, going
through Canada, the Illinois River, the
Ohio River and the Mississippi River
and a crossing to the Bahamas.
Arrangements were handled by
National Cremation and Burial Center
in Ruskin, Florida. The service was
held Jan. 20, 2010. Burial will be at the
family's convenience.
Memorials may be made to the Lung
Association or the Cancer Society.


Marion R. (Sutton)
McMillan
Marion R. (Sutton) McMillan, 87,
of Sun City Center, FL; formerly of
Lyndonville, NY, went to be with the
Lord on Sunday, January 10, 2010.
Born on December 30, 1922 in
Lyndonville, NY; she was the daughter
of the late John and Gertrude (Burch)
Sutton.
Marion grew up in Lyndonville,
graduating from Lyndonville High
School. She married Harvey McMillan
and together they raised two daughters.
For a short time they lived in Medina
and then moved to Rochester. She
worked as a Sales Representative
for the former McCurdy & Co. After
Harvey's retirement from Kodak, they
moved to Sun City Center, FL. She was
a former member of Grace Baptist and
First Baptist Church of Medina.


Center for Restoration Ministries
"Restoring the broken through the Word of God"
SERVICES: Worship Service..................Sundays 11 a.m.
Bible Study.................... Wednesday 7 p.m.
301 1st Street NE Ruskin, FL 33570 813-645-7779 ff
t i i.i rt, 'i. n.ii. ..r Pastors Teresa & Freddie Roberts, Sr

A spiritual home where you can come as you are, be
yourself, and find God in your own way. We are a fellow-
ship that encourages spirituality rather than "religion."
Affiliated with Assoc of Unity Churches, Lee's Summit
MO, and Unity, publishers of the Daily Word
Sunday Service 10:00 a.m.
Beth Israel's Social Hall
1115 Del Webb E.
Sun City Center, FL

Unity Community of Joy
www.unitycommunityofjoy.com Tel. 813-298-7745



THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
INVITES YOU TO THE SERVICES NOW WORSHIPPING IN THE "CHAPEL"
AT SUN CITY CENTER FUNERAL HOME 10:30 AM ON SUNDAYS
NO CREED...BUT CHRIST
NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE
1851 RICKENBACKER DRIVE 813-938-4955
Minister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL


QdnileofJ 'esdo disI GCourcofSq un iy Genier
The Church of Open Hearts... Open Minds... Open Doors
1210 W. Del Webb Blvd. 634-2539
S Worship Services:
Saturday................ 4:00 p.m.- Creason Hall (Traditional Service)
I b ,I, Sunday.................... 8:15 a.m. in Sanctuary (Traditional Service)
9:30 a.m. Creason Hall (The Oasis)
S F h10:55 a.m. Sanctuary (Traditional with Chancel Choir)
i Fellowship tim T i... 1 r ... '1 .. Ir .... 10:15a.m. and 11 am. in Creason Hall
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PASTORS: DR. WARRENLANGER, REV GARYBULLOCK
Communion First Sunday ofEach Month


St. Andrew Presbyterian Church

6I 6 Sunday Services 9:30 a.m.

Prayers with anointing for healing and
J wholeness during worship the first Sunday
of every month.


A Stephen
Ministry Church


Meet friends in Fellowship Hall after the Service
Refreshments served


1239 Del Webb Blvd. West
Sun City Center, FL 33573
Church is Handicap accessible


Phone: 813-634-1252
For Information visit:
www.standrewatscc.org


Marion issurvived by herhusbandof59
years, Harvey McMillan; two daughters:
Elaine (Bruce) Smith of Farmington, NY
and Patty (Mark) Bettencourt of Lilburn,
GA; 4 grandchildren: Kimberly and
Craig Smith and Kathryn and Kristen
Bettencourt, as well as, several nieces
and nephews. Marion is predeceased
by a sister, Jean L. Andrew.
A funeral service was held on
Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 at the First
Baptist Church, 203 West Center St.
Medina, NY with Pastor Cheryl Brown
officiating. Burial was in the Hartland
Central Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in Marion's
name to: Strong Ties c/o Dr. J. Steven
Lamberti, 2613 W Henrietta Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623.
Please sign the on-line register book
at: www. batestuttle.com

Arthur Robert Merish
Arthur Robert Merish, 89, entered
into rest January 16, 2010.
Arthur was Past President and
Director of the Apollo Beach Civic
Association; Past President of Ruskin
Fire Association; Past President of
Veterans Council of Hillsborough
County; Past Commander of the V.F. W
in Ruskin, Florida; Past Commander of
American Legion Post 203 and Lifetime
Member; and a Forty and'Eight Member
and Officer.
He is survived by his devoted wife,
Georgiana Merish; loving daughters,
Karen Pinckard (Dennis) and Kathi
Davis (Ron); four grandchildren and
one greatgrandchild. He was very
much loved and will be greatly missed


by all who knew him.
Visitation will be held 5pm-7pm
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at
Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be held 10 am
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at Hillsboro
Memorial Funeral Home. Interment
will immediately follow at Hillsboro
Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family request
that memorial donations be made in his
honor to LifePath Hospice.

Elizabeth M. Payne,
Elizabeth M. Payne passed away
January 12, 2010. She was born
Elizabeth M. Taliaferro in Flint, Michigan.
Graduate of Flint Central High School,
she was a resident of Michigan before
spending the last twenty-eight years in
Sun City Center.
Mrs. Payne's husbands Woodrow
Gale and Gerald Payne preceded
her in death. She is survived by her
2 daughters; Rosemary Smith and
Elizabeth Mannor; son-in-law Ronald
Mannor; stepdaughter Marilee and her
husband Burl Bailey; her son Thomas
Gale; daughter-in-law Charlene Gale;
seven grandchildren and fourteen great
grandchildren.
Mrs. Payne was a member of United
Methodist Church of Sun City, Eastern
Star, and was active as a volunteer at
South Bay Hospital for many years.
There will be no memorial service at
this time. Donations may be made to
the American Cancer Society.


Ruskin Church of Christ
Don White, Minister 813-361-1415
Sunday Bible Enrichment.................. ............................10:00 a.m.
W worship .............................................................................. ........... 11:00 a.m .

Iglesia De Dios Puerta Abierta
Open Door Church of God
Pastor Jose C. Pifia 813-645-3813 813-285-8245
Domingo (Sunday) Estudio Biblico (Bible Study) ............................. 6:00 p.m.
Servicio De Adoracion (Worship/Praise Service).............................. 7:00 p.m.
Miercoles (Wed.) Servicio De Oracion (Prayer Service) .................. 7:00 p.m.
Both Churches at this Location: 611 2nd Ave. NW, Ruskin, FL 33570



SSOUTHSIDE
pehingPeo BAPTIST CHURCH
Preac4208 U.S. Hwy. 41 South
(4 miles south of Ruskin)
DAN COLLINS, PASTOR JIM KRAUSE, MUSIC DIRECTOR
COmIviN' rITY INVITED
BIBLE STUDY 9:30 AM
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10:55 AM
SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE 6:00 PM
WEDNESDAY PRAYER SERVICE 7:00 PM
ADULTS, YOUTH, CHILDREN
For information, call 645-4085 Monday-Thursday








SUNDAY
Worship 9 a.m. & 11a.m. Servicio en Espafiol 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7 PM Adult Bible Study MPactGirls'Club
Royal Rangers Armored Youth Ministry
2322 11th Ave. S.E. Ruskin, FL 33570 645-3337 www.destlnyag.org,



Saint lAnne Catholic Cihuch

Fr. John McEvoy
Pastor
813-645-1714
SaintAnneRuskin.org

U.S. Hwy. 41 106 11th Ave. NE Ruskin
SouthShore: r- : .I I. Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton
M ASSES
Saturday Vigil M ass.................................................................... 5:00 p.m.
Sunday M ass............................................8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.
Holy Days ....................................... Contact Parish Office for Schedule
Daily .................................................M onday thru Friday 8:00 a.m.
Espatol................................Domingo 12:00 p.m.; Miercoles 7:00 p.m.
Confession.............................Wednesday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m.
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Mary B. Stroud
Mary B. Stroud, 86, died Monday,
Dec. 21, 2009. She was a resident of
Fairhope, Alabama and former resident
of Ruskin. Stroud was retired from the
Hillsborough County Schools and a
member of Northside Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, RogerA.
Stroud of Ocala, Fla., and Tom Stroud
of Alpharetta, Ga.; six grandchildren
and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at
Northside Baptist on Saturday, January
23, at 2:30.
The family suggests memorial
donations be made to the National
Parkinson's Foundation Inc., 1501 NW
Ninth Ave./Bob Hope Road, Miami,
FL 33136-1494 or e-mail contact@
parkinson.org.













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Sam Visconti
Sam Visconti, 82, passed peacefully
January 2, 2010. He is survived
Sby Jane, his loving wife
of 59 years; four sons,
Richard, Michael, Paul
and Sam; three daughters,
Joanne, Roseanne and Christine;
18 grandchildren; and 14 great-
grandchildren.
He served in World War II, was co-
owner of P & S Midstate Market, in
Cicero,NY until 1984, and was a real
estate agent in Florida.
Private services took place in Sun City
Center, Fla. Arrangements were made
by Sun City Center Funeral Home.


Prayer for peace
and justice offered
The Knights of Columbus Coun-
cil No. 7282 will host a Mass and
Prayer for Peace and Justice, Fri-
day, Jan. 22, at Prince of Peace
Catholic Church at 8 a.m.
In February 2002 the Catholic
Church established that throughout
the United States, Jan.22 would be
observed as a day of prayer and
penance against abortion. This
date is particularly significant in
the U.S. because it marks the anni-
versary of Roe vs Wade Supreme
Court decision that legalized abor-
tion throughout all nine months of
pregnancy.
The Knights of Columbus Honor
Guard will lead the procession to
the monument of the unborn.
Metaphysics for
the beginners
Jennifer Lutz, president of the
Metaphysical Club, has announced
the formation of a Metaphysical
Book Seminar to be led by Alice
P. Williams.
The seminar is designed spe-
cifically for beginners who want
to know more about metaphys-
ics. The first book will be Mutant
Messages from Down Under by
Marlo Morgan.
The new group will meet on
Wednesday at 3:00 pm in the
meeting room of the SCC Mainte-
nance Building. Meetings in Janu-
ary will be on the 11, 18 and 25.
For more information, call Alice
Williams at 634-9065.






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Haiti relief


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* Continued from page 1
Ott has established the Haiti Hu-
manitarian Fund at SouthShore
Community Bank and donations
of any size whatever are welcome
in person or by mail. In addition,
contributions can be made at Ott's
Ruskin Animal Hospital, he said.
"Absolutely every penny will go to
the Haitian people," the veterinar-
ian said, "unlike many charities,
I pay my expenses from my own
pocket and the humanitarian fund
has no overhead. Every penny will
go for medical supplies, and safe
water and rice and beans."
He indicated he currently is mon-
itoring every possible means of air
transport into Haiti, both public and
private. If he flies commercial, his
baggage is severely limited, he not-
ed, but if a private jet can be com-


mandeered, more boxes of goods
such as clothing and blankets, toi-
letries and food could be relayed to
the people.
Making it easy for their custom-
ers, three major supermarket chains
currently are allowing shoppers to
make cash contributions at the
check-out as they pay for groceries.
Publix, Sweetbay and Winn Dixie
all ramped up their systems last
week to accept almost any amount
a customer might wish to donate.
Publix established its register pro-
gram to accept customer donations
in any amount on January 13, the
day following the first earthquake
to rock Haiti, and in the first four
days of operation customer dona-
tions topped $2.3 million across the
750-store network, said Shannon
Patten, corporate spokesperson.


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near the Villages at Cypress Creek
and Sun City Center. We offer fine
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"We're completely humbled by the
outpouring of concern by our cus-
tomers," she added.
Sweetbay also will add any
amount without limit to the cus-
tomer's bill, while Winn-Dixie is
prepared to relay anything from
500 to $500. All three chains will
turn over the cash collected to the
American Red Cross for disaster
relief in Haiti, their spokespersons
said this week.
In addition, the three are mak-
ing out-of-pocket corporate con-
tributions; Publix in the amount
of $100,000 and Sweetbay for
$50,000 both to the ARC -
while Winn-Dixie is partnering
with the Western Union Founda-
tion in a total $200,000 donation
through the American Red Cross
International Response Fund.


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Still other South County com-
mercial establishments have started
collection campaigns. CORA, the
physical therapy clinic in the Sun
City Center Plaza, for example, is
joining with the 90 other CORA
clinics in Florida and Michigan to
create a stream of clothing, blan-
kets, canned goods, baby wipes,
various toiletries and medical sup-
plies going to Haiti, according to
the company marketing director,
Ivette Delgado.
CORA representatives also will
be visiting referring physicians
for donations of medical supplies
through January 29, Delgado said.
Yet another sizeable corporate gift
is coming from Mosaic, a promi-
nent South County presence. The
Mosaic Company, headquartered
in Plymouth, MN, has committed
$500,000 in Haiti disaster relief, ac-
cording to Russell Schweiss, local
Mosaic spokesperson. The money
is going in $125,000 increments to
the American Refugee Committee,
the American Red Cross, the Cana-

KP recall
* Continued from page 1
Citing Article V of the federa-
tion's by-laws as guiding author-
ity, both petitions allege consistent
abuses of power by the two direc-
tors. Seder, elected to represent
District III, and Hunt, representing
District IV. Both are in the middle
of two-year terms presently set to
end in March, 2011.
Federation by-laws approved by
the membership in 2008 outline
procedures for recalling an elected
district director with or without
cause, but with 10 percent of a dis-
trict's unit owners evidencing their
support of the recall action.
Seder, conducting the member-
ship meeting as president, received
his and Hunt's recall petitions,
announcing immediately that he
would call for a special federation
board meeting and set in motion
scheduling of meetings in each of
the two districts for the two sets of
unit owners. The district sessions
to be called within 30 days of peti-
tion presentation are prescribed in
the by-laws; the special federation
meeting is not.
However, by early this week many
directors reportedly had been noti-
fied of the special session set for 8
a.m. Friday, January 22, in the card
room of the north clubhouse.
Hunt, on the other hand, told The
Observer Monday that he had not
received any special meeting no-
tice. He did, though, allow that if a
special session were in the works,
it could be called to review a le-
gal opinion obtained from current
board attorneys following yet an-
other recall initiated last fall.
Although a recall petition drive
in Director Richard Singer's Dis-
trict VIII, was undertaken at Hunt's
behest, the petition bearing an un-
known number of signatures was
not officially presented nor pursued
by the federation board, Hunt said
this week, adding that "it could
come up at any time."
Singer, the subject of this recall,
stated this week he has received
no notice of a recall petition com-
pleted in his district and to date has
received no notice of the required
district meeting about such a recall.
Hunt indicated that after the un-
presented Singer recall petition cir-
culated, the board leadership asked
attorneys for specific counsel on re-
call conduct, including such matters
as voting methods to be employed in
the district meetings. He suggested
that legal advice could be the single
agenda item Friday morning.
As the recall saga continued to
unfold, diverse interested parties


dian Red
Cross
and the
Interna-
tional
Red
Cross, CARES
Sch-
weiss said. The company's aim
is to support emergency medical
services and assist with establish-
ing mobile communications across
Haiti.
Mosaic also is matching all con-
tributions made by any of its 7,400
employees around the world to
relief organizations working to re-
build Haiti, Schweiss said.
The company, like many organi-
zations, is looking beyond the im-
mediate emergency efforts to save
as many lives as possible, Schweiss
said, weighing as more information
becomes available whatever roles
it might play as an agriculturally-
related manufacturer in helping to
secure Haiti's future.
C 2010 Melody Jameson


Without further ado or com-
ment Donna Hay distributed
copies of the signature petition
to recall Kings Point Federation
Director and President Clifford
Seder to him and other directors
during a membership meeting
Friday. A total of 249 residents
in Seder's District III signed the
petition seeking his removal as
their representative, and alleg-
ing his abuses of power. Hay,
a District III resident, formally
announced the recall before of-
ficially delivering it to the board.
Under federation by-laws, a re-
call meeting in the district is to
be set within 30 days.
Melody Jameson photo
were firing shots across opposing
bows. During the Friday member-
ship meeting, Forrest Davis, a for-
mer director now running for elec-
tion again, said he was "shocked"
by attempts to circumvent elections
and by "interference with the vot-
ing process," calling the culprits
"carpetbaggers." Russ Foti, another
board director candidate, publicly
commended Seder and Hunt, now
subjects of recall movements, for
their work. Later, Hunt accused
Jim Green, who led the recall peti-
tion drive in Seder's District III, of
coercing residents in his (Hunt's)
district into signing his (Hunt's) re-
call petition without explaining its
purpose. And, Green, another board
candidate, suggested the "carpet-
bagger" label was misapplied. Re-
calling unacceptable leaders is an
integral, long-standing part of the
election process in America, he as-
serted, adding it is those who would
try to circumvent such a voters'
right who are the "real carpetbag-
gers."
At deadline, no information about
scheduled district recall meetings
was available.
Neither Davis nor Seder nor Rob-
ert Sitzer, federation board secre-
tary, responded to telephone calls
from The Observer
C 2010 Melody Jameson


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It's strawberry time in South County


JANUARY 21, 2010


Right now is the perfect time to
visit one of our local strawber-
ry growers/markets and try out one
of these recipes from the Florida
Strawberry Growers Association,
headquartered in Plant City. Visit
them online to order a cookbook
and view more information about
this important crop, www.flas-
trawberry.com. Local strawberries
are in season December through
April and the recent cold has made
them even better.

Strawberry Earthquake
Cake
1 cup fresh Florida strawberries
1-1/4 cup confectioner's sugar
1 box white or yellow cake mix


1 cup shredded coconut
8 ounces cream cheese
Mix cake according to pack-
age instructions. Grease and flour
9xl3-inch cake pan. Layer approx.
1 cup or more of coconut on bot-
tom of pan. Pour 1/2 of the mixed
cake batter over the coconut.
Cream together the cream cheese,
confectioner's sugar, and 1 cup
mashed fresh strawberries. Drop
cream cheese mixture in large dol-
lops over cake mix. Pour remain-
ing half of cake mix over top.
Bake at 3500 for 28-30 min-
utes. Do not overbake. Sweet-
ened fresh strawberries can be
poured over top as desired. 1


Strawberry Nut Bread
10 ounces sliced frozen straw-
berries and juice
1 teaspoon baking soda


3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
3 1/4 cups selfrising flour
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 cup plus 2 tablespoon oil
Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt
and baking soda in a large bowl.
Add eggs, oil and sliced straw-
berries with juice and blend well.
Fold in walnuts. Do not use a mix-
er. Pour into 2 greased and floured
loaf pans. Bake at 3500 for 50-60
minutes.


Iced Strawberry Tea
1 pint fresh Florida Strawberries
1/4 cup lemon juice
4 cups cold tea
Ice cubes
1/3 cup sugar
Set aside several Florida straw-
berries for garnish.
Puree remaining strawberries in
a blender; strain into a pitcher.
Stir in tea, sugar and lemon juice
until sugar dissolves. Chill.
Serve over ice; garnish with
Florida Strawberries.


Variation: If you make your shortcakes from scratch,
add chocolate chips to the mixture for a delicious
variation on an old-time favorite.


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Learn more about your hip or knee replacement
procedure and openly discuss pre/post
operative concerns. Meetings are held the 1st
and 3rd Thursday of each month.

Thursday, January 21st
2:00pm 3:30pm

1901 Haverford Plaza, Suite 106
(behind the hospital)
Reservations required, please call
813-634-0171.


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PVD is a potentially serious condition that
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Appointments available Monday -
Friday and Saturday, January 30th

The Outpatient Rehab and
Diagnostic Center
4051 Upper Creek Drive, Suite 103,
Sun City Center
By appointment only! To make your
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Come learn about the advancements and options for spine surgery.


Wednesday, January 27th
1:00pm 2:00pm
(refreshments provided)

1901 Haverford Plaza, Suite 106 (behind the hospital)
To make your reservation, call toll-free 1-877-442-2362.


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upcoming events, visit our online community
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was given to George and Laura
Bush, he is at it again. In 2004,
Shirley Carroll watched as Don
worked for months and months
completing his model.
She recently had d6jh vu when
he completed a second one. "Af-
ter I saw my miniature model go
around the corer and out of sight
the day we gave it to the former
first lady, Laura Bush, I thought to
myself- oh my gosh, it is gone!"
said Don.
The couple was able to visit his
first model again when they were
invited to the annual Christmas
party held at the White House.
They saw it decorated and on
display in the Palm Room. They
were also able to meet former
President George W. Bush.
"Only dignitaries give gifts to
the actual White House," said
Don. "We basically gave a gift to
the sitting president at the time,
which was George W. Bush."
His model is now displayed in
former President Bush's presiden-
tial library.
Don's next thought was he
wanted a model of his own. So he
was at it again. He recently com-
pleted his second mini-replica of
the White House. However, this
one is not without a few improve-


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entire White House, including the
part rarely seen by the public -
the backside.
The second model presented
more challenges than the first. "It
took forever to locate details and
pictures for the back of the White
House," explained Don.
"We went to the SouthShore,
Brandon, Riverview and even
John F Germany Library in
Tampa. Finally with some help
we were able to locate a book
containing a picture at the Sun
City Center branch."
Then Don was able to start the
process all over again.
"I thought this time he would
slow down since it was staying at
the house," said Shirley. "But he
didn't! He would not go a single
day without working on some
aspect of it and ended up complet-
ing it in about a year."
Don and Shirley kept it in the
house for awhile. They often
would have visitors from all over
the neighborhood who wanted
to catch a glimpse. They then
brought it to the Sun City Center
Fun Fest where it was on display
for everyone in the community
to see.
Toward the end of the Fun Fest
they noticed a large crowd com-


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model was much more than a
carving to not only him but to
everyone who laid eyes on it. "I
knew why I had created this. It
was an act of love and personal
pride in my country. However,
I began to see that it was an im-
portant building to the people of
America," concluded Don.
"This building is really the heart
of our country," said Shirley.
"When people view it they feel
hopeful and that is what it's sup-
posed to symbolize."
After visiting the Florida State
Fair in previous years and seeing
similar models there, Don decided
that displaying it there would be
a great way to let thousands of
people view the carving.
They recently dropped it off
with representatives for the
upcoming 2010 fair. "It was like
bees on honey when we arrived
with it," said Shirley. "People
flocked to it when we bought it
in."
That is not their only plan for
the miniature White House. Don
and Shirley's ultimate goal is for
it to end up at Disney in the Hall
of Presidents.
"It needs to stay in a public
place. At Disney, families would
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be able to see it and learn from it. It would be exposed to children on
a daily basis and I think that would be something wonderful," said Shir-
ley.
Visit Don's miniature White House on display at the Florida State
Fair in the Family Living Building. The fairgrounds are located at 4800
Highway 301 North, Tampa, FL 33610. For more information call 813-
621-7821 or visit their website at www.FloridaStateFair.com. The State
Fair runs from Thursday, February 4 through February 15.


JANUARY 21, 2010


At left, the artist Don Crescent, poses with Shirley, behind the latest mini-replica of the White House
which is to be displayed at the Florida State Fair February 4-15. Above is a close up of the replica show-
ing the front, side, and a portion of the rarely viewed back entrance.

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as always is full of displays, activi-
ties, food, rides, entertainment and
just plain fun!
Every February during the Flor-
ida State Fair, Cracker Country
opens its gates to the Fair's guests.
Take a stroll back in time and relax
as you take in the sights, sounds
and smells of Florida's history.
Walk the museum grounds and
visit with the costumed interpret-
ers to take part in the customs of
the past.


Take home a newspaper printed
on an antique printing press, taste
real sugar cane and watch how its
juice is boiled into syrup. Visit the
crafters and trade demonstrators
throughout the museum grounds.
See how tools were used in the
early 1900s, and discover the art
of spinning, woodcarving, black-
smithing and making cow whips
in the time of Florida's pioneers.
End the afternoon with a bag of
kettle corn, fresh beef jerky and a
refreshing lemonade as you take
in the sounds of traditional coun-


try music under a canopy of oak
trees.
Entrance to Cracker Country is
included with your Florida State
Fair admission. The fairgrounds
are located at 4800 Highway 301
North, Tampa, FL 33610. For more
information call 813-621-7821 or
visit website www.CrackerCoun-
try.org or www.FloridaStateFair.
com. The mission of Cracker
Country is to document, preserve,
and interpret rural pioneer Florida
history and folklife during the pe-
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Credit cards are almost a neces-
sity these days, but it is important
to remember that the responsible
use of credit cards has a significant
impact on your credit score and
your ability to get favorable rates
when securing a loan for a home
or automobile.
Consumer Credit Counseling
Service (CCCS) of Central Florida
and the Florida Gulf Coast shares
five common credit card mistakes
consumers make:
Taking a new credit card and
spending like they just won the
lottery. Instead, save money for
the item you want to buy, purchase
it with a credit card and pay off
the purchase when the bill arrives.
"Credit cards provide a great op-
portunity for consumers to estab-
lish and build a solid credit histo-
ry," said Rick Skaggs, president of
CCCS. "Avoid accruing debt you
can't afford to pay off quickly."
Charging items on a credit card
that will be gone before you pay
them off. Many consumers use
credit cards for groceries, gaso-
line and other every day expenses.
If you are tracking your expenses
and paying the balance in full each
month, this can be a great way to
build credit; but if you are carry-
ing a balance and paying interest
on your food and gas purchases,
use cash for these items instead.
Paying off a credit card and
then closing the account. One of
the benefits of paying off a credit


card is that you now have a bet-
ter debt-to-available-credit ratio,
which is an important factor in cal-
culating your credit score. Closing
out the card eliminates that benefit.
Consider keeping the card "active"
by making a purchase every two or
three months and paying it off.
Not factoring processing and
mail time when paying bills. If
you use your bank's online bill pay
system or pay at your creditor's
site, be sure to know how long
it takes to process the payment.
Many payments are not processed
for 24-48 hours and paying online
on your due date can actually re-
sult in a late payment. If you are
mailing your payment, allow sev-
eral days for the payment to arrive.
"Many consumers don't realize
that a late payment, even if it is just
1 or 2 days late, can be reflected as
30 days late if the creditor chooses
to report you late to the credit bu-
reau," said Skaggs. "According to
FICO, a single late payment for
a consumer with a credit score of
680 or better can reduce their cred-
it score by 60-110 points."
Using credit cards as an emer-
gency savings fund. An emergen-
cy can take you a lot longer to pay
off and cost you two to three times
as much when charged to a credit
card. CCCS recommends that con-
sumers have a minimum of $1,000
in an emergency fund and work
toward savings funds that will pay
for 3-6 months of living expenses


Learn to create your family history
If you've thought about writing your memoirs there's still time to reg-
ister for the eight-week classes being held at the Ruskin campus of Hills-
borugh Community College that will begin Friday, Jan. 29 from 10:00
am to 12:30 pm..
Taught by seasoned instructor Joan Shalleck, the course will enable
you to become a more descriptive and colorful writer while you craft an
important legacy for your heirs.
You can register for this course called "Write Your Life Story" on line
at www.HCCContinuingEd.com orby calling 813-259-6528. Cost is $55
for twenty classroom hours.


in the event of ajob loss.
If your credit balances are un-
manageable, or if you aren't sure
how to get started, seek help-
Consumer Credit Counseling Ser-
vice of Central Florida and the
Florida Gulf Coast has trained and
certified credit counselors who
offer budget and credit counsel-
ing confidentially and for free.
CCCS is a nonprofit, community-
based organization and a member
of the National Foundation for
Credit Counseling (NFCC). For
more information, call 1-800-251-
CCCS or visit us online at www.
cccsinc.org or www.cccsenespan-
ol.org.
Consumers can speak to coun-
selors in English and Spanish
24 hours a day, 365 days a year,
by phone at 1-800-251-CCS,
and also access the agency's web
sites, www.cccsinc.org and www.
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Selby Gardens
announces free
day on Jan. 30
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
invites the public to visit the Gar-
dens at no charge on Saturday, Jan.
30, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Explore the Gardens' gorgeous
Conservatory, Koi Pond, Man-
grove Walk, Banyan Grove, Out-
door Butterfly Garden, Tropical
Fruit Garden, Sho-Fu Bonsai Ex-
hibit, Batiks Botanicos Exhibit,
and enjoy tea tasting in the Car-
riage House.
There will be special activities
for children in the Kid's Corner.
The Gardens offers a fun experi-
ence to delight all ages.
"Thanks to a generous grant
from the Linnie E. Dalbeck Me-
morial Foundation Trust, we are
very excited to be able to share this
beautiful place with the public,"
said CEO Tom Buchter.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
is a respected center for research
and education as well as a famous
orchid showplace. The Gardens is
located at 900 South Palm Avenue
in Sarasota. It is open to the public
daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Motorcycle rally to benefit Bakas
Equestrian Center
Iron horse riders are wanted for the Bakas Motorcycle Rally, a benefit
ride for Hillsborough County's Bakas Equestrian Center. The rally is
scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 30.
The ride, where iron horses meet real ones, begins at Brandon Old
Town Harley Davidson, 9841 Adamo Drive, and takes scenic back roads
to the Bakas Equestrian Center for a light lunch and prizes. Kickstands
up at 10 a.m. Registration is $15 per person, $5 for passengers. Riders
may continue to C l .l \l\. i where registered riders receive free admis-
sion to the Full Throttle Expo.
The Bakas Equestrian Center is a highly successful program for physi-
cally and mentally challenged children and adults to enable them to ex-
perience the joy, excitement and challenge of horseback riding. Oper-
ated by the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation
Department, the program provides exercise, socialization and competi-
tion for participants under the guidance of certified instructors.
Call (813) 264-3890 or e-mail hoi~blk.i sf ihloo corn for registra-
tion or information about this benefit ride.


Heartline
Ministries, Inc.
seeks aid
On January 12 a devastating 7.0
earthquake hit just outside Port Au
Prince Haiti.
The housing in Haiti was not
built to withstand such an event
and hundreds of thousands of
people are displaced, killed or in-
jured.
Heartline Ministries, Inc. is a
501c3 organization that has spent
over 20 years in Haiti doing hu-
manitarian work, adoptions and
education. Heartline has been
greatly impacted by the devastat-
ing quake. They need your help to
rebuild and to help those around
them. Donate any amount you can.
100% of all donations will be used
directly in Haiti to rebuild and to
deliver humanitarian aid.
Visit their donation page at www.
haiti-relief.com
Visit their website at heartlinem-
inistries.org.
See their Blog from staff in the
field at http://heartlineministries.
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The mitral valve, located between the upper- and lower-left chambers of the heart, is
susceptible to problems. When it doesn't close all the way, it can leak a small amount of
blood. This condition is known as mitral valve regurgitation.


To correct this condition, surgeons at Manatee
Memorial can access the mitral valve through the
breastbone and repair the valve to create a
tighter seal. This procedure may require a three-
to five-day hospital stay.
"Patients who have successful
mitral valve surgery dramatically
increase their life expectancy, so
they're on par with someone
with a completely normal heart,"
says Alessandro Golino, MD,
Chief of Surgery at Manatee
Alessandro GonoM D .
Memorial and a cardiothoracic
Trained by renowned
cardiac surgerypioneer surgeon who specializes in mitral
Denton Cooley, M.D. valve repair. Dr. Golino had a
97.1 percent success rate for mitral valve surgery
from January 2008 through June 2009.* Nationally,
the overall success rate for mitral valve repair is less
than 60 percent.
How Do I Know if I Have
Mitral Valve Regurgitation?
Mitral valve regurgitation can strike anyone at any
age, but the risk does increase as you get older.
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experience the following
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Shortness of breath
Heart palpitations
Chest pain
Light-headedness
Dizziness
Fatigue
Migraine headaches

Sometimes, people who have potentially deadly
mitral valve problems do not have warning
symptoms. This is why regular check-ups with your
family doctor or cardiologist are important.

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Terrific Kids for the month of December at Ruskin Elementary
Honesty was the character trait for December. The Terrific Kids are : DeAngelo Sanchez, Jhalyn Es-
kridge, Patricia Rodriguez- Cesario, Emmanuel Vasquez, Sofia Wilson, Victoria Perez, Juan Fuentes, Jr.,
Eve Hunter, Carlos Gallegos, Tamya Simms, Isabella Linares, Selena Rodriguez, Abigail Lopez, Cinthia
Hernandez, Ruben Guerra, Alanys Rivera, William Morales, Eimi Aguado, Ismael Calixtro, Dustin Miller,
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Villalon- Montalvo, Casey Jones, Gage Reynolds, Kai Marshall, Jessenia Dominguez Gomez, Johana
Samaniego, Gabriela Anaya, Pricilla Ramirez, Sebastian Sarmanian, Amy Molina- Torres, Candace Bea-
sley, Felix Ortiz, Elisa Cesario, Giovanni Matos, Hilda Abonce, Maria Gamez, Courtney Burnette, Angel
Olguin, Victor Barrera, and Oded Huante. Students not pictured: Aaron Guerra, Giovanni Leon- Chavez,
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2nd place Debbie Ris 21.5
3rd place Aileen Engle 22


SCC LGA Throw Out
Worst Nine Front or
Back Jan. 7
1st Place (29.5) Elaine Davis;
2nd Place Tie (34) Christel
Fraebel, Udea Onslow;
9 Hole (Low Net): 1st Place Tie
(36) Aileen Engel; 2nd Place
(37) Connie Ream.


Golf Scores Hogans
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Course: Imperial
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Play: Skins
1st: Chip Wood, 5 skins
2nd : two-way tie at 3 skins each
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Hillsborough County Section 8 offers
online waiting list registration
Residents seeking assistance from the Hillsborough County Section 8
Housing Choice Voucher Program can place their name on the waiting
list anytime, anywhere.
This new online feature allows residents to register for the rental subsi-
dy service as needed rather than at limited specified periods. In addition,
residents may view their status by visiting www.hillsboroughcounty.org\
section. Residents without internet access at home may access this on-
line registration service through a computer at any public library.
All applications received are ranked based on the housing agency's
local preference categories to ensure those with the greatest need are
always served first. Only applicants registered who meet the program's
qualifying criterion (i.e., income limits, citizenship, and background
checks) on the wait list are selected for enrollment in the rental subsidy
program.
Section 8 targets families who are 30 percent or below the average
median income for this area. Households where any family member has
been arrested for drug-related activity within the past year, violent crimi-
nal activity within the past five years, or is subject to sexual offender
registration with Florida law enforcement are not eligible to apply.
Wait list applicants are enrolled for the rental subsidy service to the
extent allowable under the current funding allocations provided to Hills-
borough County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Devel-
opment.
Service for individuals requiring special accommodations is available
by contacting the Section 8 office at (813) 903-3400.


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'Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful' celebrated Florida's


JANUARY 21, 2010
Winn Dixie supports disaster relief in


State Arbor Day
Keep Hillsborough County
Beautiful's Pete the Pelican Pirate
and local students rolled up their
sleeves to plant trees on Arbor
Day.
KHCB with the support of Re-
public Waste Services and the
Fourth Grade Foresters USA pro-
gram provided 12 county schools
with almost 1,000 spruce pine
trees. The KHCB 4th Grade For-
esters, Arbor Day Tree Grant is
a project that educates students
about importance of trees and
Florida Arbor Day, through hands-
on involvement. Pete the Pelican
Pirate assisted students on Florida
Arbor Day at Heritage Elementary
in New Tampa and Cypress Creek
Elementary in Ruskin with their
ceremony and planting efforts.
No\\ in the era of climate
change and air pollution, tree
planting is even more important
than ever," said KHCB Execu-
tive Director Christine Commerce.
"Trees cleanse the air we breathe
reducing the effect of greenhouse
gases. Planting trees is a simple,
inexpensive and easy way to ad-
dress this growing issue."
Florida's state Arbor Day was
celebrated on Jan. 15th this year

Artist reception
planned
The art of Grace McKee can be
seen at the library gallery in the
SouthShore Learning Resources
Center. An artist's reception will
be held Friday, Jan. 22 from 5 7
pm.
The exhibit runs through Feb.
15. Information and images from
the artist are available at: Grace.
McKee live.com; www.GraceM-
cKee.com and GraceMcKee.
blogspot.com
For further information call Dean
Steven Stancil at (813) 259-6152.

Summerfield Crossings
Ladies Golf Association
Blind Nine Jan. 5
1st Flight
1st Place Jane Lange 35
2nd Place Linda Slater 44
3rd Place Linda Smith 44.5
2nd Flight
1st Place Pat Colton 42.5
2nd Place Honey Jenks 43
3rd Place Ann Schrepple 46

Birdies:
Jane Lange, hole #2
Linda Smith, hole #15

Golf Scores Hogans
Golf Club Jan. 12
Course: Imperial
Lakewoods, 6191 yds
Play: Skins
1st: Chip Wood, 5 skins
2nd : two-way tie at 3 skins each
- Frank Carlin & Jerry Stemas

Low-net: Chip Wood, 68
Low-gross: Chip Wood, 81

Also playing Bill Hagen
SCC Mens Golf
Association
Individual Low Net
Jan. 7
White Tees:
1st Place (68) Joe Pliska;
2nd Place (Tie 69) Tom Edge
and Michael Gomes;
3rd Place (Tie 70) -Bill Pachler
and Dave Ransbury;
4th Place (71) Kirby Hawkes;
Green Tees:
1st Place (68) Harold Geld-
bach;
2nd Place (71) Walter Wight.


by 990 Fourth Grade Foresters all
across Hillsborough County. The
students will become members of
Keep Hillsborough County Beau-
tiful, Fourth Grade Foresters of
Florida. The project goal is to help
revitalize a remarkable idea--ob-
servation of Arbor Day in Amer-
ica's schools and instill a "grow-
ing" respect for our environment.
Fourth graders at 12 Hillsborough
County Schools participated in this
project. A local school included in
this program is Cypress Creek El-
ementary-4040 19th Ave., Ruskin.
"This project is made possible
because community businesses
like Republic Waste Services cov-
ered the cost of each of the indi-
vidually packaged evergreen trees,
so that there is no cost to the stu-
dents, the teachers, the school or
the taxpayer," said Pat DePlasco,
KHCB education and outreach co-
ordinator. "It's a wonderful way to
show support for the community,
education and the environment."
The core belief of Keep America
Beautiful "that beauty is a silent
but powerful force that makes
communities safer, healthier, and
more livable" is a message that is
being acted upon through the par-


ticipation in the KHCB Florida Ar-
bor Day project. This project also
supports our tree planting initia-
tives along with inspiring the next
generation to be wise stewards of
America's natural resources.
"Beauty is in our name. It's the
result of everything we do and
it's what our organization is all
about citizens, government and
businesses uniting to create better
communities and contributing to a
more beautiful world," DePlasco
said. "We know that when a com-
munity and its residents unite with
beautification as a common pur-
pose, transformations occur not
only in the physical surroundings,
but in the hearts and minds of ev-
eryone involved."
KHCB is a non-profit organiza-
tion whose mission is to prevent
litter, promote recycling and con-
servation, clean up and beautify
our community through action,
education, awareness and by fos-
tering stewardship.
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program in all of its 514 stores to
help support the American Red
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The 1930 Model A Ford street rod owned by Dale and Kathy Johnson
of Kings Point is January Cruiser of the Month for the Sun City Cen-
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a customizing shop in Massachusetts on the way to his Florida winter
home last October, bought it and had it shipped to Kings Point. Though
new to the old-car hobby, he drives his street rod regularly and partici-
pates in local cruise-ins and shows.
The all-steel Model A is chopped two inches, fitted with a 1932 Ford
grille, widened fenders and a steel top, and painted a glistening Lazer
Red. It's powered by a 350 cubic-inch Chevrolet V8, coupled to an au-
tomatic transmission.
The Cruiser of the Month is selected by popular vote at the Roamin'
Oldies cruise-in, 6 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at
Cherry's Restaurant in the Apollo Beach Winn-Dixie Plaza on US 41.
The event is free to both entrants and spectators, and the public is wel-
come.
About 100 of the area's finest antique and collectible cars and trucks
are typically on display, accompanied by classic 1950s music played by
DJ Joey Ferrante. The event is sponsored by Thompson's Auto Parts and
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Karen Tomle 33
Ellie Warming 33
2nd Marilyn McCormick35
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Donna Larobardiere 36
Mary Keller 36
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2nd Rosa Ricciardi 34
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Gladys Lowrie 36
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Gamble Mansion site of Annual
Plantation Festival
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Gamble Plan-
tation Historic State Park, in conjunction with The Gamble Plantation
Preservation Alliance, will host the 10th Annual Plantation Festival at
Gamble Plantation February 6 and 7. Visitors will enjoy an arts and
crafts show, a school art competition, free tours of the Gamble Mansion
and the Patten House, food and beverage vendors and more.
Admission and parking for the event is free. Donations will be ac-
cepted to benefit the Gamble Plantation Preservation Alliance, a non-
profit Citizens Support Organization dedicated to supporting the Gamble
Plantation Historic State Park. Gamble Plantation is located on US 301
in Ellenton, approximately one mile west of 1-75 (exit 224).
For more information, contact the park at (941) 723-4536 or visit www.
floridastateparks.org/gambleplantation/.
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Wild ideas for Valentine's Day


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The holiday of hearts is almost
here. I can tell it's getting close
because of the pinks, purples
and reds splashed all over stores
and the specialized candy that is
prominently on display. I can't
help but grab a few bags of the
neatly wrapped sweet treats be-
cause candy, in particular choco-


late, is my weakness. As for all
the rest of the traditional Val-
entine's Day hubbub, you can
have it. I am not a traditional
dinner and roses type of girl; I
crave something more original
or wild.
For instance, Lowry Park Zoo
is once again providing Tampa
Bay with a unique heart day ex-
perience. Their specialized pro-
gram entitled "Wild at Heart"
offers guests an interesting take
on love in the animal kingdom.
They are offering this program


on Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sun-
day, Feb. 14 at 5pm and 5:30pm.
According to their website, low-
ryparkzoo.com, they are inviting
singles, couples and groups over
the age of 21 for a fun look at
how love develops in the animal
kingdom. Not only are you in
for an interesting tour, but you
get food and drinks too! For the
fifth year, the zoo will be offer-
ing a progressive dinner with
stories and up-close animal en-
counters. The tours last close
to 3.5 hours and include drinks,
salad, candlelight dinner and
dessert. Make your reservations
now because with only 4 tour
times, spaces will fill up quickly.
For more information visit the
Lowry Park Zoo website.
If taking a romantic boat ride
is more your style, the Florida
Aquarium has dolphin encounter


tours right here in our bay area
waters. There are several tours
a day lasting 90 minutes and can
be combined with your aquarium
admission ticket. This boat ride
travels around the Tampa Bay
waters in search of dolphins
and other native animals like
the many bird species that make
these waters their home. This
ecotour leaves directly from the
aquarium so it is just a quick
walk to the boat. For more in-
formation visit flaquarium.org.
One of my favorite places is the


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the best part is that it's free and
absolutely gorgeous! There are
several intimate settings found
around the garden grounds that
are perfect for a wonderful pic-
nic lunch. If you visit the web-
site flbg.org you can print out
a flower guide so you can tour
the different gardens at your lei-
sure and identify your favorite
blooms. There is even a seasonal
flower chart that indicates which
flowers will be blooming around
this time of year. However, flow-
ers aren't the only highlights of
this garden; I have run into a few
peacocks strolling the pathways
Golf Scores Hogans
Golf Club Jan. 16
Course: SandPiper,
Lakes-Palms,
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2nd : Chip Wood, 67
3rd : Jim Cox, 70
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American Boychoir to give local concert
American Boychoir will perform on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 7:30pm at Saint Stephen's Catholic Church, 5049
Bell Shoals Road, Valrico. A free will offering will be taken to benefit the choir. Considered by many to be one
of the finest Boychoirs in the world today, the American Boychoir, located in Princeton, NJ, will be performing
in Valrico as part of their 2010 Winter Tour of the US east coast.
The concert, performed by 29 boys in grade five through eight, will consist of sacred and secular works by
the masters. For information on the American Boychoir, visit AmericanBoychoir.org. For information on the


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Retirement is a Beginning, Not an End


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going to rise -- nearly 6,000 Amer-
icans turn 65 every day.
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people struggle to determine their
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up pursuing second jobs in order
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employees earn pensions, and the
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should keep these potential un-
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Grand opening of children's cancer
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with a child undergoing cancer treatment. In addition to the emotional
devastation of this tragedy is the added financial burden families endure
while they care for their child and seek treatment.
The foundation is committed to creating awareness and raising funds
for these families to help ease some of the financial burden. The foun-
dation's program will sponsor a family by providing up to $1,000 in
financial support in the form of gift cards for food and other household
expenses, travel expenses relating to treatment such as gas, airline tickets
and lodging and reimbursement of uncovered medical expenses such as
co-payments for office visits and medications. All monetary donations
and property, goods and services donated to the foundation will be used
to fund the program.
They are a non-profit organization and recognized by Florida Dept of
State as such. Your donation is tax deductible. The organization's 501C3
status is in process with the IRS. Receipt of the tax-exempt certificate is
expected early 2010. The foundation will provide each sponsor/donor
with a receipt for their donation.
There are more children in the Greater Tampa Bay area currently in
cancer treatment than most realize ... and more children are being diag-
nosed every week!
On Feb. 6, the foundation will hold its grand opening fundraiser event
at the Sunset Bay Chapel in the community of FishHawk Ranch in Lith-
ia, FL, from noon till 5 pm. Feb. 6 marks the one year anniversary of Jes-
sica's passing-her first "Angel Day." They will honor her memory with
a celebration fun for the whole family and all proceeds go to the founda-
tion to fund the program. The day's events include: food, music, raffles,
silent auction, super slide, moon bounce, facepainting, arts/crafts, photo
booth, costume characters, pony rides and much more!
Your donation makes a difference!
For information call Maureen Massari, President at The Jessica Rose
Foundation, Inc Maureent@jessicarosefoundation.org or 813-451-6544




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JANUARY 21, 2010
Young Singers to perform in Tampa
All of Tampa will be singing as the Barbershop Harmony Society's
2010 Midwinter Convention takes place in Tampa, January 26 January
30, 2010. There willbe something for everyone as some of the best talent
in the Society takes the stage during the convention. All performances
and contests will be held at the Tampa Bay
Performing Arts Center and tickets are avail-
able to the public.
The International Youth Barbershop Cho-
rus Festival is an annual event hosted by the
Barbershop Harmony Society, and spon-
sored by the Harmony Foundation. The first
Festival was held just two years ago in San
Antonio, Tex. at the 2008 Midwinter Con-
vention, where six youth choruses from New
York to New Zealand all competed for the
title of "champion."
In only two years, the Festival has more than doubled in size from its
first year, with 11 youth choruses participating in 2010; approximately
325 singers. The ages of competitors range from 12 30, and each cho-
rus has an average age of under 25. This event not only showcases and
represents the future of vocal music in the United States and Canada, but
also the leadership you will soon see in each of these students' respective
communities.
To help sponsor this "once in a lifetime" experience for these singers,
visit the Harmony Foundation website at www.harmonyfoundation.org.
Ticket Sales
Convention registrations are available through www.barbershop.org/
midwinter. Tickets are available for $85 (plus fees) by calling (800) 595-
4849 (available 24 hrs/day)or by purchasing at Tampa Bay Performing
Arts Center one hour prior to event.
Florida Farm Bureau expresses concern
over freeze damage, losses
Florida's agriculture industry continues to evaluate the impact of a two-
week freeze on fruit and vegetables. Commissioner of Agriculture Charles
Bronson estimates about one-third of the crop worth hundreds of millions of
dollars has been lost.
The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is advising farmers who have sus-
tained crop damage to document damage by taking photographs, contact the
USDA Farm Service Agency in their counties, and prepare to file a claim, if
they have crop insurance.
"We know many growers experienced severe losses due to the freeze," said
FFBF President John L. Hoblick. "We pledge to do everything we can to
help these producers recover. The continued vitality of both our industry and
Florida's economy is at stake."
Hoblick praised U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam for gathering strong bi-partisan
support from Florida's congressional delegation when he called for speedy
federal reaction to the severe cold weather. A letter signed by Putnam, 11
other members of the House and both Florida senators asked for a thorough
and expedited review of the damage assessment and emergency disaster dec-
laration request when it is received.
In order for farmers to receive federal disaster assistance, the Florida Com-
missioner of Agriculture and Gov. Charlie Crist must declare a disaster and
request the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture to take
action. The new farm bill sets up a disaster program aimed at making a pool
of dollars available for disaster assistance. Previously, disaster declarations
required congressional action.
The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is the state's largest general-interest
agricultural association with about 140,000 member-families statewide.
Headquartered in Gainesville, the Federation is an independent, nonprofit
agricultural organization. More information about Florida Farm Bureau is
available on the organization's Web site, http://FloridaFarmBureau.org.






Auditions


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WHEN:

Monday, Jan. 25th

in the K.P. Banquet Rm. 7:00 pm

Wednesday, Jan. 27th

in the K.P. Crafts Rm. 7:00 pm

For further information call
Bill at 383 7627


OBSERVER NEWS RIVERVIEW CURRENT SCC OBSERVER 11B


New members-Left to right: Ruth Day, Sandy Harnishfeger, Pat
Peltz

DAR welcomes three new members
Col. George Mercer Brooke Chapter DAR had their Christmas Party
and meeting on Dec. 16. Entertainment was by the Barbershop Quartet
"Memories". They welcomed three new members: Ruth Day, Sandy
Harnishfeger and Pat Peltz. Tara Zuromski, scholarship recipient, and
her Mom Teresa were also in attendance.


Aston Gardens
Event Update
SMonday, Jan. 25 from 10:30am -
12:30pm
Jewelry and Gift Sale
If you didn't get that gift you
wanted for Christmas, stop by and
check out what they have! Open to
the public. The Inn at The Court-
yards 255 Courtyards Blvd.
Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 1:30pm
-3:30pm
Veteran's Learning Seminar
Speakers, Amanda Wolf, Elder
Law Attorney and Dale Smrekar,
Estate Liquidator, will each take
their turn to speak and talk about
2 topics. Topics are: VA Aid and
Attendance Benefits Seminar and
Military Antiques Values in to-
day's Internet world. Learn how
being a Veteran and serving our
country has put you in a class of its
own. The Inn at The Courtyards
255 Courtyards Blvd. RSVP (813)
642-8950
Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 1:30pm
- 2:30pm
Alzheimer's Support Group
If you have a loved one with
Alzheimer's / Dementia you will
want to attend this very education-
al meeting. Learn how to deal and
cope with Alzheimer's from others
who are in the same position as
you. The Inn at The Courtyards
255 Courtyards Blvd. RSVP (813)
642-8950
Thursday, Jan. 28 from 1:30pm
- 3: 00pm
Sterling University
Speaker, Phil Leto III, will give
an educational seminar on His-
tory and Politics in the USA. This
week's topic is: The Tiffany Net-
work CBS, William Paley and
Television." Refreshments will be
served. 1311 Aston Gardens Ct.
RSVP (813) 642-8950


Overeaters Anonymous meets weekly
Compulsive overeaters are invited to attend a weekly meeting of Over-
eaters Anonymous on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at St. Anne
Catholic Church, 106 1lth Avenue NE, Ruskin, Rm 1 of the Religious
Ed Bldg next to the Parish Center.
Overeaters Anonymous is not a diet club. There are no dues, fees or
weigh-ins. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eat-
ing compulsively.
Founded in 1960 with 3 members, OA views compulsive overeating
as a physical, emotional and spiritual disease that can be arrested but not
cured. Members seek recovery on all 3 levels by following a twelve step
program patterned after that of Alcoholics Anonymous.


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801 Golf & Sea Blvd. Apollo Beach, FL 33572
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100 Announcements
200 Farmer's Mkt
300 Merchandise
400 Marine
450 Transportation
500 Real Estate
550 Manuf. Housing
600 Rentals
650 Prof. Services
700 Services
800 Employment


105 PERSONAL
Attn: collectors. $1,000 note (1934)
$1,800 extra fine. $500 note (1928) fine
$800. Call 813-938-4750

Alone?Seniors Dating Bureau
Safest Since 1977! Ages (45-90)
1-800-922-4477 (24Hrs) Or log onto:
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260 FRUITS/VEG.


Dansby Citrus, 115 Castillo Rd., off
1st St SW, Ruskin. 813-645-1541.
Honeybells, Tangerines & grapefruits.
1/2 bushel $5.






310 GARAGE/YARD SALE

Pickleball Club
Garage Sale
1707 S. Pebble Beach, SCC. Friday
& Saturday, Jan. 22 & 23. 8am-1pm.
Something for everyone.
Almost New Thrift Store. 10008 Indiana
St., Gibsonton (1 block off US 41, 1 block
north Gibsonton Dr.,) Wednesday thru
Saturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture,
lots misc. Ministry First Baptist Gibson-
ton. 813-671-0036 to donate

Multi family yard sale. Misc. items.
8am-1pm. 1712 2nd St., SE, Ruskin.
Saturday, 1/23

Renaissance, 808 Regal Manor Way.,
SCC. Friday 1/22 & Saturday 1/23, 8am-
1pm. Lots of nice items.
SCC. 105 Kilby Way. Friday & Satur-
day, moving sale. Some of everything.
Refrigerant, gauges, inversion table,
books, CDs& tapes, yard maintenance,
tools.

Huge multi family garage sale. Baby
items, toys, clothes, household items
& lots of misc. Saturday, Jan. 23 8am-
noon. 11720 Stonewood Gate Dr.,
Club House Estates. Summerfield.

Need a Sale?
Estate moving or garage sales, we
do it all. Clean before & after, sort, or-
ganize, price, advertise & our promise
to you that we make old things look
new & new things look newer. Call you
personal coordinator, Wanda or Angie
for an appointment. 813-662-3888 or
813-431-5550



Calvary's
y nael ttic
Thrift Store
NOW OPEN Wednesday,
Friday & Saturday
9 a.m. Noon

Children's Clothing

50% Off

1424 E. College Ave. Ruskin
813-641-7790
Minister of Calvar Lutheran church


310 GARAGE/YARD SALES
1310 Lenox Green Dr., SCC. (off Plati-
num Dr). 8am-? Rain or shine. Saturday,
1/23. Many free items.
Garage sale. Huxley Place, SCC. Friday
& Saturday, 1/22 & 1/23, 9am-4pm.
Household items, like new lots of misc.

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Dealer in Gold & Silver Coins
Domestic & Foreign
10% or more and over
on SILVER COINS
Call forprivate consultation or appointment
All transactions are strictly confidential
(813) 634-3816 cell (813) 503-4189
"Your local dealer for over 18years"

311 AUCTIONS
Estate auction at www.atkinsononline.
com Online bidding only. AB1141.
Ruskin, Florida. 813-477-3613

312 ESTATE SALES

K&M Estate Sale
813-495-5718 Sale January 22 & 23,
4207 Caddy Dr., Bradenton. 7:30am-
1:30pm. www.kandmestatesales.com



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2002 Ford Escape XL5, 1998 Western Golf
Cart, Teak Dining Room Table w/Chairs,
Queen Bedroom Suite, Sofa Sleeper,
Rocking Chairs, Grandfather Clock, Sofa
w/Matching Love Seat, Entertainment
Center, China Cabinet, Server, Corner Curio
Cabinet, Recliners, Bar Stools, Dinette
Tables w/Chairs, Playoff Football Jackets,
Antique Shotguns & Rifles, Desk, Bookcase,
Jewelry, Collectables, Household,
Kitchen & Misc. Items.
www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.com





834 KING LEON WAY
(Renaissance)
Pebble Beach S.to Emerald Dunes,
left dead end, turnlef first right -
January 22 & 23
8am-2pm
Brown leather sofa, recliner,
Oriental jewelry chest, table, 6
chairs, china cabinet, twin bed,
Thomasville dresser, mirror &
night stand, lift chair, office
furniture, rattan floral sofa,
tables, lamps, TVs, accent chairs,
bookcase, accent rugs, Lenox
figurines, Waterford crystal,
kitchen items, Johnson
Bros. china, men's
clothing (medium &
large), women's designer
clothing (12 & 14),
scooter, golf cart, wheelchair,
kitchen island, antique bistro
table & desk, Christmas
decorations & misc. garage items.
633-1173 or 508-0307

Check out our web site
observernews.net


312 ESTATE SALES


www.ButterfleldsAuctions.com
Butterfield Auctions AB2706/AU3549


AAA Furniture
New & Gently Used Furniture

BUY & SELL
Daily Trips to SCC


330 FURNITURE


Furniture, 6 pcs, rattan living room set
with tropical print. Only used 3 months.
New $3400 asking $2,200. Full size
sleeper sofa $150. 813-394-7982

Twin bedroom set, antique white French
Provincial, includes double dresser,
mirror, night stand. Excellent condition.
All wood construction. Call 813-634-
1830 $250

335 MUSIC

Hammond Organ
Model 2107. 2 keyboards, presets,
full pedals, bench & built in speakers.
Excellent condition $550. Call 813-
633-6310

360 GOLF CARTS
Golf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Char-
gers, parts all related. Ronny's Carts &
Parts. 813-645-4515 or 813-484-9855

We buy golf carts, any condition. We pay
top dollar for used carts, running or not.
Same day pickup. 813-300-0114

( WumaCar of Sun City Center


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449 tax 499x
Installed Installed
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Expires 2/4/10 I Expires 2/4/10


139 S. Pebble Beach Blvd.
Suite 102 (behind CVS Pharmacy)
Sun City Center, FL

Classified Works


WE BUY ESTATES
in the Sun City area or
take consignments on
your ENTIRE HOUSE
We also come and pick it up!!


410 BOATS
20 ft Sylvan Pontoon boat, hard top, mo-
tor & trailer. Excellent condition. Many
extras. $3,000. Located at 1112 Shell
Point Rd., Ruskin. 813-645-7606

425 SLIPS OR STORAGE
South Bay RV & Boat Storage. Special-
izing in outside storage for RVs, boats
& trailers. 813-677-2000 www.South-
BayStorage.com

Little Manatee Outdoor Storage. RV's,
boat's, trailer's. All sizes. 2903 39th
Ave., SE. Ruskin. 813-787-8531. www.
littlemanateeoutdoorstorage.com

Ramey's Business Park
RV & boat storage & heavy equip-
ment. 1/2 mile from Williams Park.
813-410-9607 or 813-849-1469

Boat & RV storage starting at $60. Free
wash station & dump station. Self-stor-
age climate controlled. Call Stursafe
813-341- STUR (7867)






455 AUTOMOBILES
1993 Cadillac de Ville, 4 door, fully
powered, well maintained, great condi-
tion, 93+K. Asking $1,900 obo. 813-
394-7982

456 TRUCKS AND VANS
1994 Ford F-150, long bed, 302, V-8,
runs good. Call Jay at 813-516-1711

459 MOTORCYCLES

Feel the Freedom
& save on gas 2009 Harley David-
son, Street Bob DYNA.. $12,000. No
reasonable offer refused. Call Stephen
813-833-7148 or Carolyn 813-645-
7802 for appointment to see the bike.






510 WATERFRONT FOR SALE
Apollo Beach 2br/2ba condo. Boat slip,
newly renovated, SS appliances, end
unit. Gorgeous $135k. 941-445-5732

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including the classified by going
to Observernews.net. Community
news & advertising 24/7 is only 1
click away.


511 HOUSES FOR SALE
2br/1ba home, 1br/lba pool house,
20x42ft pool, remodeled, large private
lot on Adamsville Rd. $169K. S.L. Real
Estate service. 813-741-3678 or 813-
285-7572

Why pay rent! $41,000 on golf course,
Kings Point. 2br/2ba, laundry room,
carport, large open floor plan. Excellent
investment. Come see 813-634-7773

RUSKIN GREAT WATERFRONT
HOME: This 3BR/2BA + den/hobby room
on a canal, with seawall & boat slip offers
quick access to river & bay. Bright home,
large inside utility room, screen porch,
double attached carport, and large lot
with fruit trees. $189,900.
2 ACRES LAKEFRONT LOT,
MOTIVATED SELLER: High and dry,
great views of water & birds, great
location for easy commute. Build your
dream home or subdivide and develop.
2 older M/H on site. $299,000.
RUSKIN WATERFRONT LOT
with boat ramp & dock on canal, utilities












Beautiful 3 bedroom/2 bath/2 car garage
property located on South Lake with
water views from almost every room!!
Sit on your own dock or in the hot tub
and enjoy the peaceful tranquility
Live the active lifestyle in this beautiful
community with many recreation
facilities including tennis, pickleball,
softball, lawn bowling, swimming, fitness
exercise, dozens of crafts, cards,
dancing and a chance to read and study
at the library. Call today for more details
or to schedule a showing.
Price has been reduced to $169,9001







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511 HOUSES FOR SALE


512 CONDOS FOR SALE
55+ Kings Point at SCC. Spacious
single level condo on golf course, like
new condition. 2br/2ba, living, dining
combo, den, high ceilings, maintenance
free. Full amenities. A must sell, asking
$139,900. Call for brochure or preview,
by owner Nancy 912-816-7963

Hyannis model. 2br/2ba/2cg, condo in
Kings Point, end unit with large side
yard. Bright & open split floor plan.
Screened lanai, entry & garage, only
$114,000. Ginny Stick, Your Hometown
Realtor 813-843-2787

520 ACREAGE FOR SALE
For sale 5 acres, cleaned & fenced with
cattle. Nice 2br/1 ba house, AC, close to
Sun City Center. 813-805-2548


565 M.H. IN PARKS
Mobile home on the Little Manatee
River, good fishing, 55+ park. Has all
amenities, with low rent. A 12'x56' home
with K/Lr, 1ba/2br, large lanai Also a
1br/lba, K/Lr, carport, large Florida
room. All remodeled & furnished. Owner
financing with no interest. Phone 813-
641-1934

29ft trailer with Florida room on water.
appliances, extra shower. Hawaiian
Isles, Ruskin. Reduced $2,500 813-735-
9157 or 813-263-5808

For sale or rent w/ options. 2br/1ba,
many extras. Dock & boat slips. Asking
$4,500, 1/2 down. Ruskin 813-215-
9738






610 WATERFRONT RENTALS
Apollo Beach 3br/2ba on canal. New
pool, lanai, lease. Ready to move-in.
Fios ready, pet ok. $1,895. Call 813-
645-6985

The Dolphin House, Apollo Beach,
efficiency apartments on water. Boat
docking /fishing. Pool, laundry. $185
weekly, $185 deposit. No pets. 813-
850-5217


Classified Is Convenient


CALL
Pau B. (813) 645-3211

DICKMAN Serving South Hillsborough
SINC. County since 1924.
R E A L T Y www.dickmanrealty.com
Celebrating 86 Years dickman@tampabay.rr.com
1924- 2010




OVER 1 AC. WITH 200' ON THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER. Features
include: maple cabinets, Italian marble tile throughout, 5 sets of French doors,
huge master bedroom, plantation shutters, custom bookshelves, mother-
in-law suite. This beauty also has tons of storage, a 5 car garage, L-shaped
dock with boat house for the fishing and boating enthusiast. $489,900. CALL
KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201
NEW LISTING! 4BR/2BA Pool home with oversized yard. Special features
include: updated kitchen with tons of cabinets, stainless steel appliances,
updated bathrooms with Jacuzzi tub in master, ceramic tile, and much more.
$149,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201
WATERFRONT LOT! 78x100 with dock and only minutes to the bay! Great
spot for your dream home! REDUCED TO $119,000. KAY PYE 361-3672 or
ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201
VACANT LOT IN WATERFRONT COMMUNITY!! 90x130 (mol). No CDD or
HOA fees. Great place to build home of dreams $40,000. CALL ROXANNE
WESTBROOK 748-2201
KINGS POINT, SUN CITY CENTER. Nice 1 BR/1.5BA corner unit with lots of
light and beautiful trees!!! Relax and enjoy yourself in the enclosed lanai just
off living area!! Inside utility room with newer washer and dryer makes it
easy to get things done and still take advantage of all of the amenities that
Kings Point has to offer. This unit is located convenient to clubhouse, golf
course and all of the recreation facilities. All appliances covered by KPW
warranty which will be pro-rated at closing. $33,900 CALL CATHY GRIGGS
391-8653
CLEAN AFFORDABLE DOUBLEWIDE ON ITS OWN LOT: 2BR/2BA, bright
living area, newer kitchen appliances, built-in-china cabinets, huge MBR and
walk-in-closet, inside utility-rm, great screen porch with hot tub, attached
carport, roof over, NEW A/C and 2 sheds in backyard. Low taxes! $79,500.
CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250
BACK ON MARKET, MOTIVATED SELLERS Cute 3BR/1BA house on 1/3
acre fenced lot. Clean, repainted inside, new CHA, newer plumbing & sewer,
carport, utility-rm + washer & dryer, and large shed in backyard. No HOA, No
CDD. $79,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250
RUSKIN HOUSE & ACREAGE, HORSES WELCOME! 8.7 acres, nice 3/2
with garage and large detached barn. Peaceful area close to main Hwy and
shopping. Perfect for private estate and/or future investment $429,000.
Adjacent acreage available separately. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250
LAND 3.5 ACRES More or less on Hwy 674 or College Ave zoned AR that
could possibly be rezoned for your business. Property has two septics, water
and electric.NOW REDUCED TO $175,000 CALL KATHY JACOBSON
624-2225
SUCH A REASONABLE PRICE FOR A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY. And
such reasonable owners who will look at all offers on this CB building on busy
street. Many possibilities at $130,000. JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288
CALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS........645-3211
Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our
office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program."
(Evening phone numbers)
Judy Erickson ..................... 468-0288 Jim Grannon........................... 610-3485
Claire Tort........................... 363-7250 KennAntonelli ..................... 786-3124
Kay Pye .............................. 361-3672 Kathy Jacobson ..................... 624-2225
Cathy Griggs ..................... 391-8653 Jo Ellen Mobley..................... 645-1540
Christine Nethers ............... 786-6542 LaRae Regis........................... 633-8318
Roxanne Westbrook............ 748-2201


610 WATERFRONT RENTALS
New mobile homes for rent. Family
park. L & N Trailer Park, Gibsonton.
(2nd Month Free)
813-381-4830

1br/1 ba trailer on Little Manatee River.
$175 weekly, utilities included. 813-
641-2532

611 HOUSES FOR RENT

55+ SCC Community
Now available 2br/2ba, includes water,
sewer, yard care, fitness, recreation
card. 813-634-9695

House for rent. 3 bedrooms. Gibson-
ton area. $175 weekly $500 deposit.
Garbage included. First & last week.
Background check. 813-671-1184

612 APTS. FOR RENT
Ruskin apt. for rent. 2br/1ba, washer
& dryer hookup. Water & garbage
included. No pets. $575 monthly plus
deposit. 813-645-1801

Riverview 2br/1 ba, CHA, water, garbage
& maintenance included. $600 monthly
$400 deposit. 813-244-0517 or 813-
239-4293

1br/1ba, unfurnished, non smoker, no
pets. 1013 Neptune Dr, Ruskin. Water,
sewer included. $385 monthly, $385
deposit. Info. 813-633-0069

For rent: Efficiency apartments. Weekly
rates, utilities furnished 813-677-8789,
813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896

613 CONDOS FOR RENT
1br/1.5ba 55+ gated community, Kings
Point in SCC. Full use of recreational
facilities. Fully furnished. $600 monthly,
annual lease. 813-633-8083

614 DUPLEX FOR RENT
Large 3br/1ba, with office, all appli-
ances, fireplace, large fenced yard.
Ruskin area. Pet negotiable. Lawn care
included. Call 813-641-9511

621 PLACES TO SHARE
Roommate wanted. 55+ Kings Point
gated community. Share 2br/2ba condo.
$500 monthly, no deposit. Clubhouse &
amenity inclusive. 813-634-3041 813-
634-8071

630 M.H. RENTALS
2br/2ba private lot. South of Gibsonton,
US 41. Call 813-927-2065

For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near
shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-677-
8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896

For Rent: Clean
Mobile Homes With
A/C. 813-677-1086

Ruskin 2br/lba mobile home on quiet
street. Waterfront. Fish off dock. Utilities
included. No pets, no smoking. Refer-
ences needed. Rent $185 weekly plus
deposit. Call 813-363-6001

2 & 3 bedroom mobile homes for rent.
First month & security deposit required
& valid ID. Call 813-634-1209

One bedroom furnished, water& electric
included. $165 weekly. Two bedroom
(not furnished) $165 weekly, plus secu-
rity deposit. R & M Mobile Home Park
in Gibsonton. 813-677-7509

3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home on pri-
vate lot $700 per month $600 deposit.
813-833-3257

645 OFFICE SPACE








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813-846-7629
Flat rate $75, full clean

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Licensed./ insured. 813-293-6840
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clearing, hauling. Fill dirt/ top soil/
rock/ mulch. We barter for items of
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715 FILL DIRT/HAULING

Pittman Trucking & Tractor
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Dozer & loader work, driveway & sep-
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NOW SERVING FLORIDA
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Your CashTradefTax Refund Down $2500
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