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www.ObserverNews.netOctober 6, 2011 Volume 55 Number 37THE OBSERVER NEWS Mac McComb, South Countys busiest volunteer, is honored at a retirement party. See page 3 for the full story by Penny Fletcher.First Baptist of Gibsonton celebrates 80+ years beginning with a homecoming. Melody Jameson tells the story on page 14. PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 INSIDE: Family Owned & Operated SCCs Oldest and Most Trusted Flooring Dealer 1629 Sun City Center Plaza(near SCC Post Offic e)813-633-7116 The Perfect H ome Des e r ves The Perfect Fl oor MEMBER WEST FLORIDA MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOUsing goggles known as Fatal Vision Goggles, young people experience what a drug or alcohol impaired person might see while driving as part of Bruce Murakamis Safe Teen Driver program at Andersen Racepark in Palmetto.Fishing for answersBy PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.netRUSKIN Groundbreaking research is taking place on a quiet Ruskin street that could affect the rest of the world. What would happen if non-native species of fish got loose in rivers and lakes? How would they interact with the natural inhabitants? How would the habitat change? Would the species intermingle, or would one over take the other until none were left? This is only one of the areas being explored at the University of Floridas Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory on 24th Street. Following federal budget cuts of $300,000, the labs director Craig Watson has had to find funding elsewhere to keep answering these questions and diagnosing the diseases of commercially-sold edible and tropical fish.PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOCraig Watson, director of the Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory in Ruskin, shows how eels come to the surface and play with his hand. See FISH LAB, page 13By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netPALMETTO Bruce Murakami spent three years working to ensure the young man who killed his wife and 11-year-old child was punished. He hired a private investigator and crime scene reconstruction experts. He relentlessly pursued prosecutors to bring charges against the 19-year-old who, while street racing in Tampa, slammed into the minivan his wife was driving. He wanted justice. Standing on the verge of success, with the young man Jason Cabezas pleading guilty to two counts of manslaughter, Murakami chose a different course. He asked the judge to withhold the guilty plea. He had forgiven Cabezas and, instead of a possible 30-year prison sentence, he asked the judge to allow both him and Cabezas to work together to educate teenagers about safe driving. Once the idea of forgiveness flowed into my mind and heart, I started thinking how I could turn something so negative into something positive, Murakami said. His change of heart came after meeting Cabezas alone and he realized that Jason was in as much pain as he was. The result was a nonprofit organization known as Safe Teen Driver, dedicated to teaching young people about the dangers of reckless driving and working towards helping victims and families of all vehicular crimes. Together Murakami and Cabezas have spoken to students at high schools across Hillsborough County and they have appeared on NBCs Dateline Two men turn tragedies into positives and save lives in the process.Teen drivers learn hard lessons the safe waySee TEEN DRIVERS, page 2 See SCC CHANGES, page 23Elections office formal openingRIVERVIEW Members of the League of Women Voters South County Unit, the Riverview Chamber of Commerce and Sweetbay Supermarkets have combined efforts to welcome the South Countys new Hillsborough Countys Super visor of Elections office Tuesday (Oct. 11). The satellite facility located in the Riverview Town Center east of Lowes Home Improvement store on Gibsonton Drive will be launched formally at 10 a.m. by Earl Lennard, county elections supervisor. Members of the chambers Ambassadors and the League unit will be on hand to assist visitors. Light refreshments are being provided by Riverviews Sweetbay Supermarket. The public is invited to check out the latest county office making access to a full range of voter services more convenient for South County citizens as a busy elections year approaches.Substantial changes may be in Sun City Centers futureBy MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.netSUN CITY CENTER As this community continues celebration of its 50th anniversary, consideration of major alterations that could change its face also is on the horizon. A series of three town hall meetings focusing on different but related aspects of possible capital improvements across the community has been scheduled by the SCC Community Association board, according to Ed Barnes, its president. The first session is slated for Wednesday, November 16, to sketch out for CA members the big picture, the what and how and why of a new multi-million dollar enhancement and expansion program aimed at upgrading the communitys famed amenities as it embarks on its next half century, Barnes said. The second town hall is set for Thursday, December 15, to explore with residents the details of a potential master plan layout. A third meeting is on tap for January 19, 2012, to review the evolving full blown plan and to look at the financing options available, he added. Each session is to be held in Community Hall on South Pebble Beach Boulevard. The multi-faceted improvements project got underway earlier this year when the CA board proposed a slate of 10 potential additions and ED BARNES President SCC CA

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New patients only if clinically necessary Medicare not eligibleRSVP OB4Free Lunch Ser vedCall today for a reser vation. and the Oprah Winfrey show. In his wife Cindys and daughter Chelseas memory, the mission continues. Barry Marcone is a different kind of victim of vehicular crime. In 2007, his son, Chris, drove while drunk and killed a 13-year-old girl. Chris was sentenced to 13 years in prison one year for each year of his victims life. He saw the suffering and the grief of the young victims family. He saw his son agonize over what he had done and the realization that there was no way for him to take it back or to make things right. Barry could not condone what his son had done, but he was still Chriss father. Like Bruce Murakami, Barry looked for something, anything, positive that could result from the devastation. Today Chris is in prison. On Monday morning, Barry stood before students at East Bay High School to tell his story, to help young people understand that drinking and driving can not only destroy their lives, but also the lives of their families and of innocent victims. It has been four years since his son took the life of a young girl not enough time to heal the wounds. The pain remains in his eyes and in his words. On Sunday, Bruce Murakami and Barry Marcone met with teenagers and their parents at Andersen RacePark on U.S. Highway 41 in Palmetto as part of Murakamis Safe Teen Driver program known as TRACK Teaching Road Awareness and Consequences to Kids. TRACK is designed to give teenagers the opportunity to experience and practice driving skills and to learn from experience how alcohol or drugs can impair their driving abilities. The program is designed to be not Teen drivers Bruce Murakami lost his wife and 11-year-old daughter to an accident caused by a young man who was street racing. After spending three years seeking justice, he ended up forgiving the young man and working with him to educate young people on becoming safe drivers. Four years ago, Barry Marcones son was sent to prison for kill ing a 13-year-old girl while driving drunk. Today Marcone has dedicated himself to educating young people about the dan gers of driving while impaired. For Marcone, the pain is still visible in his eyes and heard in his voice.only eye-opening and educational, but also to allow the young people to have some fun on the racetrack. For the young people who take part, Murakami insists that at least one parent or guardian be on hand for the entire program. Parents need to understand they play a far more important role than they may realize in educating their children, he said.Standing next to the racetrack, Mike Shirley, along with Sean Washington, of East Bay High Schools Driver Education department, gave the teens the bottom line. Drinking or using drugs while driving will end their lives as they know it. If celebrities and sports stars arent cool enough to talk their way out of such situations, they shouldnt fool them selves into thinking theyll have the ability. He handed one girl a large pair of goggles, known as Fatal Vision Goggles, designed to simulate what a drug or alcohol impaired per son might see. He asked her to walk over to a nearby golf cart and drive a course of orange cones. She staggered to the cart, slowly sat down and took off, running over cones as she went. In a real-world situation, those cones could have been street signs, or an innocent bicyclist, or a 13-year-old girl. As part of the course, the young people also gained firsthand knowledge of the real dangers of distracted driving, such as what happens when using a cell phone while driving. Barry Marcone created drivingsober.net, a website filled with the stories of victims and with resources for young people to help guide them away from becoming the next statistic. Car crashes are the leading cause of death among teens, Marcone said. Together we can change that.Also on the website is a letter his son wrote from prison. My name is Christopher S. Mar cone and I am an inmate of the Florida Department of Corrections. I am serving [a] 13-year prison sentence for D.U.I. manslaughter. On April 12, 2007, I made a fatal mistake of getting behind a wheel drunk. Because of my intoxication I ended up running a stop sign and hit an oncoming car. A thirteen year old girl lost her life and three others were critically injured as a result of this accident that I caused. After I serve my time and my sentence is up I will once again be able to reunite with my family and friends. That will never happen for the family and friends of the young girl that was killed due to my reckless actions. Although I will eventually be released and sent home to be with my loved ones, I will live with this accident for the rest of my life. Chris will be 37-years-old at the end of his sentence. Marcones nonprofit organization doesnt earn or seek revenue or donations of any kind, so he continues to work for a paycheck to keep it going, to do what he can to ensure that no other par ent will lose a child to a drunk or drug-impaired driver or to the bars of a state prison. But most of all, he wants to protect young people. This is for the kids. Thats what its all about, he said. Its hard sometimes, but you have to follow your heart. On Monday morning at East Bay High School standing before a group of students telling a very difficult story, he did just that. The next TRACK event will take place on Nov. 6, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to young people from 14 to 18 years old. One parent or guardian must be on hand for the entire program. To register, visit www.safeteendriver.org. Barry Marcones website contains a wealth of resources for young people to stay safe while driving. Marcone is also available to schools and other organizations as a public speaker. For more information, visit www.drivingsober.net. Information about Andersen RacePark is available at www.andersenracepark.com.

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DOVE INTERIORS CARPET ONEFLOOR & HOME 813-645-86601 mile west of I-75 Exit 240-BMON.-FRI. 9 a.m. 5 p.m. SAT. 10 a.m. 2 p.m. CLOSED SUNDAY Evenings by appointment We are the Oldest Family-Owned Window Treatment/Flooring Store in Southshore THE 2010 THE 2011 South County says farewell to long-time volunteerKenneth Mac McComb retires from retirement%  penny@observernews.netRUSKIN Sept. 29 wasnt a runof-the-mill afternoon at the South County Regional Service Center on Ruskins 30th Street. Men, women and children, many in various types of uniforms, toted food from their vehicles into the building for a party given in honor of one of South Countys busiest volunteers, Kenneth Mac McComb. Joan Noble of the SouthShore Community Justice Center, Eileen Burke and Mary Valesano from the school system, and Vanessa Ortiz of Florida Home Partnership, had joined forces to throw a bash for McComb as he retires from the jobs he has done during his 15 years of retirement while living in Sun City Center. Later this month McComb is moving to Maryland to be near his daughter Pam and son-in-law Joe who were present at the party. The trio enlisted help from the various organizations for which Mac has volunteered, including the YES program in Wimauma (Youth Environmental Service), the sheriffs office, several schools at which he has tutored, mentored and otherwise offered his services, and members of the many boards on which he has served. In the 15 years since he retired and moved from Maryland to Sun City Center, he has held many positions at both the hands-on and advisory levels that have helped hundreds of South Countys residents. People he has known and helped, including children he has tutored, showed up in force. Ill never forget him. He greeted me on my first day, said Roy Moral, who is now principal at Cypress Creek Elementary School. That was in 2007 when Moral was assigned to Wimauma Elementary, where McComb spent a great deal of time. McCombs friend Dorothy Cuttle and her daughter, Carolyn Robinson were among the guests who said they were glad McComb would be with family but were sorry to see him go. Hes a wonderful person, Cuttle said. A large projection screen in the front of the room flashed photographs of McCombs volunteer activities over the years; with groups PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSKenneth Mac McComb was given a going away party by many of the people from organizations he has helped during his 15-years in South County. People from the school system, Florida Home Partnership, the sheriffs office, and the SouthShore Community Justice Center were all present for a celebration in his honor Sept. 29. He and his friend Dorothy Cuttle, said it was a bittersweet event for them as he will be joining his family in Maryland and she will continue to reside in Sun City Center. Joan Noble, coordinator of the SouthShore Community Justice Center, second from right, and her team, Eileen Burke and Vanessa Ortiz of the Florida Home Partnership, and Mary Valesano from the Ruskin School got together to put on the event.of children; laughing with friends; and at the speakers podium at events bringing attention to those less fortunate who needed assistance of some kind. His daughter Pam talked about family things in his past that his South County friends didnt know about, like how he had proposed to their mother seven times. He met our mother in church on Easter Sunday, June 29, 1949. When they were courting, he kept asking her if he could see her apartment. She said no over and over. Then one day she said, all right, you can see it. Dad took a look around, and then said, fine, now he had seen it, and left. I think he just wanted to see if she was a good housekeeper, his daughter said. Many heartwarming stories later, often accompanied by tears, Pam turned the microphone over to her father. He said he had greatly enjoyed his time in South County. I live in Ruskin and Wimauma and sleep in Sun City Center, he said, referring to his volunteerism.Ive been all over the world and from what Ive experienced, the people here have a real heart for the down-and-out, he said. People here contribute more in this area than Ive seen anywhere else in the world. Theres a real spirit of community here. I think its life as it should be lived. And McComb has truly seen the world.I talked my mother into lying about my age so I could go into the Marine Corps. Then when the war was over I got out and got my degree in sociology on the GI Bill, he said.Since then he has worked with children and youth, mostly delinquent youth, before moving to Florida. While with the Department of Welfare stationed in Washington, D.C., he was a senior counselor for delinquent and dependent youth. He also served as a personnel officer and assistant to the director for the Department of Corrections. Here in South County, the father of two, now 83, has served as president of the Wimauma Area Improvement Authority, chairman of Youth Environmental Services Inc., and been a member of the sheriffs office Wimauma Community Council. Hes also on the advisory board of and is a certified community mediator for the SouthShore Community Justice Center; is a member of the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center and the Balm-Wimauma Area Housing Partnership; and is an active substitute teacher at Wimauma, Cypress Creek, Ruskin and Gibsonton elementary schools. Volunteers get more out of volunteering than those receiving the help, McComb told the crowd gathered in his honor. I have enjoyed every minute of helping people turn their lives around.

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X \003‡ %\(\(\003\(:\003‡\003,\(,\(:\003&\( \003 '$\(\017\003\025\023\023\034 4 \003‡ %\(\(\003\(:\003‡\003,\(,\(:\003&\(\003‡\003&&\003%\(\( \003 &%\(\003\031\017\003\025\023\024\024 to cover and have them available. When you have covered all the items, close out the conversation— especially in a conflict situation. Staying on the line too long can be a serious mistake. Again, say what you have to say and get off the line as quickly as possible. 4. When the person with whom you must talk to resolve your problem is out, use the call to find when he or she will be in and the best time for you to call back. (If you are in sales, and you are calling a customer, the general rule is NEVER ask a customer to call you back.) 5. Be sure to write down the name and extension number of each person with whom you speak. Make notes about each conversation. Never forget that “the faintest pencil is better than the sharpest of memories.” 6. Group your calls so as to maxi mize your time at the phone. If a line is busy, you can go to the next number on your list but make a note of the time you tried to get through; it might be important later. 7. Always be prepared to leave a succinct message on an answering machine. Your message should include your name, phone number, date and time of call, the subject of your call, and whether you should be called back. In today’s world, answering machines are a reality. Be prepared to cope with them. 8. Lastly, if you happen to have one of the new smart phones, spend some time with a person who knows how to use it and learn its functions. During a call is not the time to add stress by pushing Technology is changing the world and it is not hard to understand why many of us develop a fear of some new piece of equipment, especially in the era of the smart phone. If it’s something we don’t have to deal with regularly, then we can overlook it. But if it is something with which we often come into contact, we have to do everything possible to overcome the fear. Believe it or not, one of the phobias (or fears) that many people have today is telephone phobia—the fear of using the telephone. The Encyclopedia of Phobias—Fears and Anxieties gives this problem a rather large write up and it deserves to be treated seriously. You may not be a person who doesn’t fear using the telephone, but I bet you know someone who does. Show this column to them. If you happen to be afflicted with this malady, here are some ideas to make you feel more comfortable while using the telephone. If you’re not uncomfortable with the telephone, these ideas may make your use of the telephone more efficient. 1. Know to whom you wish to speak. If you don’t know, ask the party who answers, “Who has the authority and knowledge to help me attain my goal.” 2. Be assertive in your tone and manner. The best book on assertiveness is called, When I Say No, I feel Guilty. Maintain control of the conversation from the beginning by staying on the subject— which brings us to number three. 3. Make notes on what you want Gfj`k`m\)] TJETBT0.857 TL14 0 0 14 137 892.592 Tm[(KXcb By William Hodges Taking the fear out of the phone POSITIVE TALK the wrong buttons. Fear can be debilitating and fear of the telephone is as bad as any other fear. The more you understand about the fear, and the better prepared you are, the more likely you are to overcome it. Now go ahead—reach out and touch someone with confidence. Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interview-format television program, Spotlight on Government, on the Tampa Bay Community Network which airs Mondays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com. Phone: 813-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.com” Jazz it up with the Kiwanis Club The Kiwanis Club SouthShore has engaged three jazz groups to play at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Community Association Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. The concert’s first half will include the six-piece Dixieland group and the four-piece Sax Jazz. The second half will conclude with the 12-piece Jazz Big Band. Tickets priced at $15 per person may be bought at the Atrium ticket counter weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon, or from the SCC Chamber of Commerce weekdays during business hours or at the door the evening of the concert. For more information, call Joe Nargolwala at (813) 633-8574. Savings Stacked High. 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Ruskin, FL 33570 813-645-3111 Fax: 813-645-4118 www.ObserverNews.net Published Every Thursday by M&M Printing Co., Inc. 645-4048 EDITORIAL: Brenda Knowles ............Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen .................Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Penny Fletcher..........Contributing Writer penny@observernews.net Melody Jameson ......Contributing Writer mj@observernews.net All press releases, news articles and photos may be emailed to news@ observernews.net, faxed to 645-4118, or mailed to Observer News, 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW, Ruskin, FL 33570 SALES: Vilma Stillwell ...Display Advertising Rep. vilma@observernews.net Nan Kirk ...........Display Advertising Rep. nan@observernews.net For current rates and circulation information visit our website at www.ObserverNews.net CLASSIFIED / CIRCULATION: Beverly Kay.........Classied / Circulation beverly@observernews.net PRODUCTION: Jason Martin .........Graphic Arts / Layout jason@observernews.net Chere Simmons ....Graphic Arts / Layout chere@observernews.net Sue Sloan .............Composition / Layout sue@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necesssarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Riverview Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc. We Accept: Audited by: Award-Winning Newspapers One-on-one foreclosure prevention workshop scheduled The world of real estate is evolving and changing daily. The offices of Thomas J. Sherwood are generously donating their time to work one-onone with individuals with questions about their options regarding their mortgages. People behind on their mortgage or upside down on their mortgage may be wondering what their options are and what government programs may help them. Here is a chance to have your personal situation reviewed and have your questions answered about your specific situation. You can find out the answer to questions like: Can I do a strategic default? Does it make sense to do a loan modification? What happens after foreclosure? Can I own a house again? If I do a short sale will it cost me anything out of pocket? What happens to my credit? Thomas J. Sherwood has been a licensed attorney since 1976, and his office specializes in all aspects of mortgage foreclosure including defense of mortgage foreclosure lawsuits. They can assist in loan modifications and the short sale process as well. Current information on the many government programs can also be provided. The foreclosure workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 14 at the Hillsborough Title Office at 833 Cypress Village Blvd., Ruskin, FL 33573. Coffee and homemade treats will be available. For more information or to RSVP, email myforeclosure prevention@gmail. com or call (813) 562-8500 or (813) 421-2015.

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X 8 5 5 The Ruskin Moose Lodge #813 is located at www.lodge813.moosepages.org WEEKLY EVENTS Every Saturday Horseshoes UPCOMING EVENTS RUSKIN Moose Lodge #813 UPCOMING EVENTS Eagles Set Their Weekly Activities St. S.W. has scheduled the following weekly activities. All events and activities of the Eagles Club guests. Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin. SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Regional Library. The Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin. SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Regional Library. For classes at the SouthShore Regional Library, County, SouthShore Arts Council, Firehouse Cultural Center Free Big Drawevents for October HCC in Ruskin offers diverse non-credit coursesDo you want to learn all about you always had a yen to learn how now being offered at the South week of October and continue on download the Fall 2011 Cata dinator of Lifelong Learning, at Operation Troop Support kicks off annual Operation Troop Support running through Nov. 30. cations indicated below or adopt a Troop Support 2011 on the subject line. Avoiding victimization in Ruskin. library visit www.hcplc.org. and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position, or opin ions of Hillsborough County, lic Libraries, or the Friends of the County, Inc. who do not endorse Adam C. Campbell Coast Guard Recruit Training instruction on water safety and sur fitness, health and wellness, first ship. Guard just as they will work to gether aboard ships and shore units throughout the world. To reinforce ness, civil rights training, and the received instruction on the Coast Respect and Devotion to Duty force. Gibsonton, FL.Terrance L. KirklandSon of Latonia E. Kirkland of Riverview, Fla. and Terrance L. Kirkland, Sr of Riverview, FL, Intelligence Specialist Course at the Navy and Marine Corps Intel ligence Training Center in Virginia Kirkland received instruc tion in national security and reading and terrain observation, also received training on strategic, electronic, naval, air and ground defense and intelligence activities Kirkland is a 2010 graduate of view, FL and joined the Navy in Free boat safety inspections are held every Saturday by the U.S. in Ruskin for recreational boaters. These safe ty inspections are available Park in Ruskin on the first and second and fourth Saturday, also Looking for a rewarding way on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Eber Lane in Sun City Center. Free boat safety inspections held

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Living in the relative peace and tranquility of South Hillsborough, its easy to forget that our inhabitance here is part of more than 4.2 million fellow inhabitants in the 19th largest metropolitan area in the United States. But those numbers tell only part of the story this city is huge. I was recently reminded of the sheer size of the place because I wanted to buy something from a person in Holiday. If you dont know where Holiday is, I can tell you: its almost to Mars. Seriously. In driving to Holiday, my wife and I never left an urban area but we drove for more than an hour and a half. The trip took so long we ended up stopping for dinner along the way, lest we would have starved to death among our own fellow inhabitants in this poster child for urban sprawl known as the Tampa Bay area. What could possibly have been worth driving to Holiday for? A road case a wooden box, covered in heavy-duty material with big ol casters and industrialstrength fold-down handles. It is designed to carry the various odds and ends of musical equipment, usually to venues for live performances. Of course, I told myself that I needed the road case in order to flee should our choice of a newto-us home near the river turns disastrous, with a storm causing the river to join us in our living room. But the real reason wasnt so sensible. The truth is, I harbor a fantasy of sorts that Ill actually perform somewhere someday and that fantasy stretches to the point where I dont horrifically embarrass myself in the process. I love my wife. I have a job that I love, working for people I respect. I live in a beautiful place and have wonderful friends. Why on earth would I harbor a secret desire to potentially humiliate myself in front of groups of people for no real gain whatsoever? The answer to that is: I havent a clue. The weather this past weekend was beautiful. It was, borrowing a word from singer Jimmy Buffet, a perfect example of Floridays. It seemed that festivals sprang up everywhere in response to the first cooler days of the season. At an art and music festival at Valencia Lakes near Sun City Center, Michelle was particularly struck by one artist named Stanly R. Acosta. At the festival, this young man was putting himself out there for all to see without a hint of embarrassment and rightly so. He had talent lots of it. Im not so sure the same could be said of me and my music. It was only weeks ago that Michelle came home with an electric guitar, inspiring my return to music after 26 years. Its one thing to impress her from the second-bedroomturned-music-room of our small house; she is accustomed to dealing with my ego already made somewhat fragile and uncertain by simply writing to 100,000 people each week. Its one thing to write and not see the outcome as newspapers land on driveways, but its another thing to actually put yourself out there in person to stand before the harsh and unforwondered to myself if, in trying to live, they have ignored their calling, and their hearts and souls have paid the price for the money in their wallets. Yes, admittedly thats a stretch to take away from a scowling man or woman sitting behind the wheel of a BMW in a traffic jam on U.S. Highway 19, but maybe not so much. While certainly some of us were meant to be accountants or attorneys, I think many more of us were meant to be something we are currently not. We all have a calling, I think. For the most part, we feel we have to ignore it in order to be sensible or just to survive. Writing the book that is inside of you or drawing out the images your mind can see arent things that have to cost money. If we can just get past the naysayer that lives in our own heads, I believe we can live our dreams or at least take steps towards fulfilling them. What do we have to lose in trying? I can survive a little public humiliation if it comes to that. After all, I have a dream (along with my day job to fall back on, God willing). This is a big city and potential opportunities are on every street corner and down every avenue or, perhaps, even in your own backyard. What is your dream? What are you going to do to make it happen? You dont have to be miserable in a traffic jam, you can be who you are supposed to be. Just let yourself do it. And then make it happen. giving gaze of a potentially indifferent public, such as Mr. Acosta and all of the other artists did at that festival last weekend. For Mr. Acosta, I have no doubt that it is a calling. In my mind, music now joins writing, photography and sailing in what Ive convinced myself is a calling that I can hear with my minds ear. My concern is whether my calling is less the voice of God or nature or whatever and more the voice of a schizophrenic lunatic living inside my head. As we journeyed to Holidaylying-just-short-of-Mars, I noticed the people in the cars that surrounded us. Some of them looked unhappy, some looked downright miserable. Perhaps it was the nightmarish traffic, but I

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X 10 7 6B 7 Adult Program/Event Highlights October 6 to 12 Access: Introduction and Table Design Understand relational databases and learn the basics of database table design. Previous experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is recommended. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Learn how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft through this informative program presented by Gina Vittone from the Elder Justice Center. The 7th Division of District 7 Coast Guard Auxiliary will host an informational workshop that will cover vessel safety and float plans. A Call To All Adult Artists The John Crawford Advisory Board is looking for artists (painting or drawing) to display their work in the Crawford Studio. Applications are available for juried shows during the months of May/June; or September/October; or November/December 2012. Pick up an application at the Information Desk at SouthShore Regional Library. Applications are now due December 1, 2011. Questions? Contact Laurie Burhop at 273-3652. Learn the parts of a window, how to navigate in the Windows environment, and file management. Learn about the parts and basic terminology of computers. Also covers basic purchasing considerations. Registration is available one hour prior to the beginning of the program. Adventures in Writing Connect with local writers to discuss all aspects of the writing process. Inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If youve ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Adult/Teen Watercolor Class* Join Art Instructor, Bruce Marsh, and explore the many possibilities of watercolors. All levels welcomed. Limit 20. Registration required at the Information Desk or call 273-3652. Join other needle people to share techniques, tips and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric crafts. Beginners are welcome! Bring a project and ask us questions! How do plants acquire their names, join them and learn how to identify plants in your yard. Co-sponsored by the Hillsborough County Extension Service. *Free event is provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Go to www.southshorefriends.com or call (813) 634-1396 for more information about the Friends. SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARYThe South Shore Senior Singles group, a ministry of the Sun City Center United Methodist Church, will meet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Alpha Pizza House, 1312 Apollo Beach Blvd., in Apollo Beach. Music will be provided by Thor Stevens for your listening and dancing enjoyment. The menu consists of Italian, Greek, and American food. Reservations are requested. They meet at the Alpha House the second Saturday of each month, and Thor Stevens is scheduled to provide the music. For more infor mation, or to make a reservation, call Patti at (813) 634-7171. 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11 10 PIXIEPixie is a sweet little female who was brought to the shelter with three buddies. She has bounced back from her early misadventures to be a real little lover who loves to be held by volunteers and gets her motor going right away. She also has a wonderful orange hue to her fur. Pixie has been spayed, microchipped, and brought up-to-date on her shots. DOB: Sept. 2005. C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273. JADEJade is a darling Shiba Inu mix. Her owners moved out of their rental and left her behind. What a crime! Jade has the softest coat and the sweetest disposition. She loves humans and furry friends equally. She enjoys time cuddling. She also has fun chasing balls and squeaky toys. Jade appears to have great house manners too. This is a special little girl. Wont you consider giving her a forever home? 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Frustrated Senior Dear Frustrated, Because Medicares prescription drug plans can change their costs and benefits from year-to-year, comparing Part D plans every year during the open enrollment season (which is now Oct. 15-Dec. 7) is always a smart idea. Here are some tips and resources to help you find the best drug coverage at the lowest price. Do It Yourself If you have a home computer and Internet access, comparing your current Medicare drug plan with the many other plans that are available, and enrolling in one, is something you can do yourself. Just go to Medicares online Plan Finder Tool at www.medicare.gov/ find-a-plan, and type in your zip code or your personal information, the drugs you take and their dosages, and select the pharmacies you use and youll get a cost By Jim Miller How to pick the best Medicare Prescription Drug Plan for you THE SAVVY SENIORconsider Allsup Inc. (866-5217655, medicare.allsup.com). 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X 10 Ruskin VFW Post #6287Ruskin 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, Oct. 6 VA Hospital at 5:30 p.m. Bar Bingo at 6 p.m. Pat MacKaliger Birthday. Friday, Oct. 7 Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Music by George Durham from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 Ladies 40Year Anniversary Party by invitation only. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Music by George Durham from 7 to 11 p.m. Shirley Turner Birthday. Sunday, Oct. 9 Fire in the Hole from 1 to 4 p.m. Music by Bump in the Road from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10 Planning meeting at 6 p.m. House Meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 Games in Lounge from 1 to 5 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4:30 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 VFW & LAVFW Meeting at 7 p.m. Kids Program/Event Highlights October 6 to 12 For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.Make reading time family time. Stories, action rhymes, songs, interactive activities, and crafts make up this fun 30-minute program that celebrates a love of reading. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket and favorite cuddly toy. For middle and high school students. Have a voice in creating and planning library programs for teens and earn community service hours toward graduation, scholarships and more! Refreshments provided by Dominos Pizza and SweetBay Supermarkets. For children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. For children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers. Stories, fingerplays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Stories, action rhymes, songs and interactive activities make up this engaging 30-minute program that highlights early literacy skills, and encourages reading readiness and social interaction. For children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. For children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. For children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers. Stories, fingerplays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Stories, action rhymes, songs and interactive activities make up this engaging 30-minute program that highlights early literacy skills, and encourages reading readiness and social interaction. *Free event is provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Go to www.southshorefriends.com or call (813) 634-1396 for more information about the Friends. SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY Observe the Moon Night at Camp BayouJoin the naturalists at the Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 for one of their No-Flashlight Night Hikes. As always, the hike will end at the fire circle with smores to enjoy after your adventure. Pre-registration requested, limit 20 people, suitable for ages 6 through adults. A $5 program is requested to help cover costs of supplies. Contact Dolly at campbayou@gmail.com or call (813) 641-8545 to make reservations. This night hike coincides with some special night sky possibilities. celebration of our nearest neighbor, the Moon! Each year in the fall, millions of people from hundreds of locations in countries across the globe come together to view the Moon and learn about its diverse roles in culture, history, science, and exploration. to radiate from the northern constellation Draco, is normally a weak shower producing perhaps 10 meteors per hour. However, this shower has proved strongly variable in the past, in some years reaching hundreds per hour. Unfortunately this years peak is expected between 1 and 2 p.m. EST on Saturday, Oct. 8, but they hope for some stragglers during the hike. This event is part of a Be Out There!-NWF, Get Outdoors Florida!, inspired initiative. park before the Countys ELAP program purchased the land but it is now open for day use only, open to the general public. Through volunteers, donations, membership and grants, the RCDF offers pre-scheduled programs to schools, youth groups, adult groups and families plus its open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Saturday for passive recreational pursuits such as wildlife watching, nature photography and trail walks. The Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is a public-private partnership between the non-profit Ruskin Community Development FounConservation. Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of S.R. 674 at the end of 24th St. SE in Ruskin. More information is on the web at http:// www.campbayou.org or call (813) 641-8545.Juvenile arrest avoidance programThe Community Meeting for Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at University Area Community Development Center, 14013 N. 22nd St. in Tampa. Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6 Countywide, will be hosting informational meetings to educate the community about the Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program. The Hillsborough County Juvenile Justice Task Force has been working on this program for nearly a year. The Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program is a process intended to encourage youth to stay out of trouble, and avoid an arrest record. Our youth are the future of our we give them every opportunity to complete their education, serve their country and obtain meaning ful employment, Commissioner Beckner, Chair of the Juvenile Justice Task Force, stated. 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11 14 15 You, Me, and Businesswithout much (or any) life insur ance, or they need to supplement Social Security or a small pension. They have lots of experience, an old fashioned work ethic, and they dont want to be relegated to being a greeter at a big box store. Can mature workers get hired in our current economic environment? Absolutely! But there are ways they can sabotage their job-seeking efforts by using aging phrases that take them from mature executive to crabby old dude. If youre interviewing, you might want to rethink saying such things as: Been there, done that or Back when I was doing that kind of work Other aging phrases include I think that was in and Things are so different nowadays. Mature job seekers can also run afoul with the tell me about questions. If you are asked Tell me about a situation when you make it something that happened in the 2000s, not something from 1983. And please, leave the cell phone in the car. No texting allowed in the interview room! And you dont need to list your job as a pizza delivery person in college on your resume. Only the most recent experience is relevant to todays managers. The jobs are out there and mature workers do get hired. (I was hired at the Chamber at the tender age of 52.) So give us a couple of weeks to get those jobs uploaded to the website and polish off your resume! Its time to get to work! By Dana Dittmar Sometimes an idea is so simple, you wonder why you didnt think of it before. I had one of those moments last week after the fourth person in two days walked into the Chamber, resume in hand, wondering if I knew of anyone who was hiring. That was followed an hour later with an email from Deb Adams at M&I Bank informing me of some new positions they had open. The next day, at a networking event, another regional manager announced he was looking for a sales rep for the area. We need a job bank, I said to myself. (Yes, I talk to myself out loud. What? Youre surprised?) So I called the company that operates our website and asked them to modify it so we could post jobs. The listings may be few now, but my guess is it wont be long before we have lots of local jobs posted there. To me, this just makes perfect sense. Our members want to hire people who come recommended to them and they dont want to have to pay Careerbuilder.com a fortune to list a job. And with one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, we need to do all we can to get our local residents back to work. It strikes many further up the interstate as somewhat ironic: the Chamber of a retirement town has a job bank. Isnt everyone here retired? Well, no. Some work because retire ment bores them and they enjoy the social interaction of dealing with customers. Others still work because their 401(k) became a 101(k), their spouse passed away By: Dana Dittmar, Executive DirectorSCC Chamber News 12 902 N. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, FL 33570(Across from Sweetbay Supermarket)NEW PATIENTS WELCOMEKirk D. Parrott, D.D.S Carl E. Friedman, D.D.S.Members: American Dental Association, Florida State Dental Association, Florida West Coast Dental Association, Manatee County Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association. (813) 645-6491 Monday Thursday 7 a.m. 10 p.m. Friday 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Family Medical Care of Riverview, P.A. NEW LOCATION Opening Soon: Call for an appointment813-677-8418 www.RiverviewDocs.com (Ages 5 and up) Ofce of: Samuel C. Martino, D.O. Jacqui M. Dawson, D.O. Frank A. Sirchia, M.D. George R. Cheesman III, M.D. Nektarios S. Demetriou, D.O. Belinda B. Johnson, M.D.Effective Oct. 1st, please welcome new physician BELINDA B. JOHNSON, M.D. Doctor Johnson specializes in Womens and Community Health and is now accepting new patients. Allied Veterans of the World aff. 90INTERNET CENTER Grand OpeningPromotional SweepstakesNO PURCHASE NECESSARY Fax *At select locations OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Everyone Receives 100 Entries Each Day! No purchase necessary to participate in Sweepstakes Field of Honor Ceremony plannedThe Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. will be conducting a Field of Honor Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Park & Rear Admiral Leroy Collins, Jr., Veterans Museum, located just south of the Florida State Fairgrounds at 3602 U.S. Hwy. 301 N., Tampa at 10 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 15. In addition to honoring the casualties of the last three months there will be a special tribute paid to the 30 Special Operations Force members that were killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011 when their helicopter was shot down. USCENTCOM Color Guard will present the colors and the National Anthem will be sung by Hillsborough County Firefighter Chip Shields. This ceremony is open to the public and it is conducted every three months to honor those who have given their lives in the War on Terrorism. The names of every Soldier, Sailor, Airmen, Marine and Coast Guardsmen who died during the last three months are read aloud and a flag is placed in the field in their honor. There will be several Gold Star Wives in attendance and AMVETS Post 44 from Brandon will host this ceremony. Following the ceremony, Boy Scouts from Troop 110, Brandon will conduct a Flag Retirement ceremony behind the museum. For more information, contact Walt Raysick at (813) 653-4924 or by e-mail at wraysick@verizon.net.

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OCTOBER 6, 2011 13 CLIP & SA VERSVP2 days prior to event to...Assisted Living Facility License #4991813-634-3347 813-634-3347 UPCOMING OCTOBER EVENTSThurs., Oct. 13 11 a.m.-1 p.m. OKTOBERFEST!!! Complimentary to the public with a tour. Traditional German cuisine and beer. Entertainment by the Treble Clef Band. Dont miss this fun event. RSVP a must by 10/10/11.Tues., Oct. 18 10-11 a.m.mon C. Glisson will speak about the Sun City Center Community Foundation, its programs and benets of charitable giving to a foundation that benets local residents, causes and institutions. Learn more about this benevolent organization! Tues., Oct. 18 2:30-3:30 a.m. Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group. The resources are endless! Wed., Oct. 19 2:30-4 p.m. 100 Questions and Answers about Parkinsons will be here for our Parkinsons support group. Thurs., Oct. 20 10-11 a.m. Veterans Benets for Wartime Veterans and their Spouses! wartime Veterans and their surviving spouses if they need home care, assisted living, or skilled nursing. Benets range from $1056 $1949 per month and explain who qualies and how to apply. You served your country, now let your country serve you in your time of need! Thurs., Oct. 20 Low Vision Support Group: vision health questionnaire assessment will be provided. Wed., Oct. 26 2:30-4 p.m. Diabetes Support Group Everyday Basics of Diabetic Care. Thurs., Oct. 27 10-11 a.m. Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Fri., Oct. 28 2:30-4 p.m. C.O.A.P. (Children of Aging Parents) is an ongoing support group for individuals who are assisting and/or caring for older, adult parents. www.caps4caregivers.org But he is finding the dollars to keep the important research and fish diagnostics going. Another critical study concerns raising Bala sharks, he said. Bala sharks are an aquarium fish we import from Thailand, said Watson. Theyre very delicate and hard to handle. We (people in the U.S.) probably spend half a GOT S C R E E N E D ?I F Y O U A R E C O NC E R NE D A B OUT A SK I N GR O W T H W E W O UL D BE H A P P Y T O E V A L U A T E I T F O R Y O U C A L L T O D A Y F O R A F R E E S K I N C A N C E R S C R E E N I N G !N O W A C C EPT I N G A V M E D I N S U R A N C E Ho w a r d A O r i b a M .D | Mi cha e l G C a r u so M .D | Le sl e e Ba u t e P A .T h e S k in C a n ce r Ce nt e r s / D e r m a t ol o g y A s soc i a t es4 0 0 2 S u n C i t y Cen t e r B l v d U nit 1 0 2 S u n C i t y C e n t e r F L 3 3 5 7 3( O n e B l o c k W e s t o f the H o s p i tal )8 1 3 6 3 4 1 455 S I G N U P F O R A F R E E S K I N C A N C E R SCR EEN I N GBR I N G T H I S C O U P ON I N T O R E CEIVE A F R E E G I F T million a year bringing them into this country. Another issue now being studied is finding a better way to aerate ponds because the technology now being used by fish farmers is more than 40 years old. Researchers at the center are also currently looking at how to produce the anthias in captivity. The anthias is an ornamental marine species from Christmas Island in the Pacific that no one has so far been able to commercially produce anywhere in the world. This fish is called a harem spawner, said Carlos Martinez, extension faculty at the lab. Watson explained that this is because one male stays with a large tank of females, and then when he gets old, he turns into a female. The center is studying how this strange event can happen. The anthias represents a whole group of salt water fish, Watson explained. This is one area where we have secured both government and private funding. Some research funds are also coming from Busch Gardens, Seaworld and the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, making some projects a combination of private and government funding, he said. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums is also involved in the marine side of the research. Hillsborough County funds the office manager position and we build hatcheries through a block grant, he added. The laboratory is also involved with local farmers and education and it has a veterinary program which has attracted students from all over the world. There is an internship which can last from two weeks to a year and a longer program for graduated veterinarians as well. Natalie Steckler, a graduate student of veterinary medicine from Miami is there on an internship, as is Mark Flint. Flint, who also already has his veterinary license, has come from Australia to do an internship and earn his PhD. I am happy to be in the growing field of veterinary medicine and am working on a long-term goal of specializing in fish health, Steckler said. Flint has spent one year in Florida and says he has learned much he will take back to the laboratory he mans in Australia. But the lab isnt all about research, study and education. Local fish farmers may call with their questions and bring samples in for tests as well. This is not a service for hobbyists, who are urged to call the county extension service, and the service is not free. Farmers may bring in samples PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSGreenhouse No. 3 is filled with tanks belonging to Hillsborough Community Colleges aquaculture program under the direction of Dr. Craig Casper.Fish lab from their ponds either singularly or in a group of fish to determine the cause of a symptom or treat a disease. The laboratory also has its own outdoor ponds. The lab occupies six-and-a-half acres and has 50 ponds on land that was once a fish farm, Watson explained. And there are also various indoor buildings, each housing tanks for research and disease control. There are many educational opportunities being provided at the lab as well. Students in aquaculture programs may come to learn, look, listen and study. Locally there are several opportunities for learning in the aquaculture field. Martinez gives classes to private citizens (not commercial users) on the use of pesticides so they can obtain the certification to use the restricted materials. There is a two-year aquaculture program at East Bay High School and an associate degree program at Hillsborough Community Colleges Brandon campus led by Craig Casper. There are also opportunities for college and veterinary students to work with the facilities both on and off site and also with the countys extension service. But not all the things that go on at the lab are directly involved with study and diagnostics. The sister industry of aquatic plants is also studied as well as health issues of anything that could impact fish and waterways, and researchers are working with farmers to help control problems connected with their work, like how to rid their farms of animals that eat their fish, including raccoons, certain species of birds and alligators. We just got a program in Sun City Center to control feral hogs, Watson said. When asked about future jobs in the industry Watson said it is hard to compete in a world market because a farmer in Indonesia may get 2 a fish and a U.S. farmer 25 for the same fish. But there are many new opportunities opening up in marine ornamentals because there are thousands of fish traded that are not in production in the United States now. In the future there will be jobs in hatcheries and with the larvae as that demand increases. The best way to prepare for these jobs is to earn a bachelors or masters degree but graduates of HCC have been employed with a two-year associates degree, Watson said.Craig Watson shows how eels come to the surface and play with his hand.

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14 OCTOBER 6, 2011 BookwormUsed Paperbacks, Hardbacks Childrens & Specialty Books!7414 Commerce St. Riverview, FL 33578Bookworms4U@gmail.com(1 Block west of Hwy. 301, off Riverview Dr.)(813) 443-0968Used Books Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy r Gibsontons First Baptist celebrates eight decades plus By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.netGIBSONTON There is a lot to be said for longevity. It so often is the foundation of stability, the source of useful knowledge found nowhere else, the springboard for achievements in the future. It offers the comforts of familiarity, the confidence derived from meeting challenges, the security of the known in an uncertain world. On Sunday at First Baptist Church here, theyll be honoring it all, observing it, celebrating it. Its homecoming and they have much to cherish. This communitys missionary Baptist church this year claims 81 years of history, almost half of those years led by the same pastor who has served no other congregation for 36 of his 68 years. Out of those years together have come a striking sanctuary building that is a local landmark as well as a church home, a school graduating outstanding student achievers, a thrift shop that helps untold numbers of area residents, a growing network of missionaries circling the globe, a portfolio of property surrounding the church buildings ready for future expansion, a firm financial footing. Its the result of longevity, of staying put, in one place, doing what could be done. Yet, it is not the course Pastor Mac Clements and his wife, Patty, first charted for themselves. Malcom, Mac Clements, the son of Fred and Bernice Clements who once operated a Gibsonton feed store, was born as World War II raged across Europe and the Pacific. He grew up in a home a short distance from the church where his family was well known. His maternal grandparents, Malcom and Ruby Sweat, were charter members of the little church organized in 1930 as the nation plunged into a great economic depression. He swam in Bullfrog Creek and romped on the white sands of Gardenville Beach, both the swimming hole and the beach now only memories. He rode horses on Gibsonton roads that were more like trails and took in baseball games with neighbor Cliff Prevatt. In 1961, he was graduated from East Bay High School, number 24 on the championship East Bay football team in the -61 season. Young Clements, a South County country boy fond of mullet, smoked or fried, and of fishing, followed his dad to U.S. Phosphoric, the phosphate processing plant at the mouth of the Alafia River, just over the bridge. There his life was altered; he met Patty Sumner, not knowing what the future held for them, but with full knowledge, he says today, that somehow he would marry her. Patty, born in Tifton, Georgia, but probably related a generation or two back to the pioneering South Hillsborough Sumners, also was an East Bay graduate, before Mac, and already was working in the processing plant office when he arrived. He wasted no time; they were married in the old First Baptist sanctuary in 1962. Come 2012, it will be 50 years, side by side. Mac left Phosphoric, went to work See CLEMENTS, page 15 When members of Gibsontons First Baptist Church assemble Sunday, it will be their first homecoming observance in 21 years. In that span of time, their eye-catching church (above) that is a landmark as well as sanctuary has survived a destructive hurricane, extended its outreach in several directions plus expanded its property bound aries for future growth. They have much to celebrate this homecoming, including a church history of 81 years, almost half of it with Pastor Mac Clements (below) as their spiritual leader and counselor, their vigorous church protector and forward looking friend. Yet, Clements, who grew up in Gibsonton, a third generation native, reached this, his sanctuary so close to his beginnings, by a circuitous route. MELODY JAMESON PHOTOS

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OCTOBER 6, 2011 15 Since 1937 SOUTH TAMPA CARROLLWOOD BRANDON 254-4066 961-1362 413-8313 1510 South MacDill Ave. 14306 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. 1920 W. Brandon Blvd.No matter what your style.... Weve Got You Covered. Americas nest carpet. Plus Karastep carpet pad ($7/yard value) from Karastan*Offer Valid Until 10/31/11 times that Mac Clements did not attain the original objectives. Yet, the lessons learned, the contacts made, the friendships formed as a result of those defeats have been highly beneficial to the church, he notes today. They played a role, for example, in the acquisition of property east of the church at a price it could afford, thereby adding to its present and future value. In 1985, the church opened the First Baptist Christian School, kindergarten through 12th grade. Of its 140 graduates, most have obtained college degrees. One has become a CIA agent, another bought into and built a fast food empire, another has been awarded a full scholarship to St. Leo College in San Antonio, yet another now is headed to medical internship in Miami, Patty recalls. In the same timeframe, the church of today was built, an airy, two-story structure designed by Clements to encompass part of the old building and enclosing the new red, grey and mahogany sanctuary within a walkway that permits entrance to it from inside the building and from several sides. The new church building, though, was targeted by Hurricane Jeanne in 2004 and an estimated $350,000 in damage was done when wind gusts collapsed the Plexiglas west wall and water cascaded into the entrance hall. The situation then was complicated by an incompetent insurance agent. The Gibsonton country boy, however, knew how to protect his church and, going around the agent to the insurance carrier management, resolved the difficulties. The cost to the carrier doubled. First Baptist was repaired satisfactorily. During the last decade, the ClementsFrom page 14 Annual Big Draw kicks offRuskins annual Big Draw celebration kicked off last week with the Big Picture Party at the SouthShore Regional Library. On Saturday, some of the areas youngest artists gathered to learn about the importance of illustrations and to create some of their own in accordion books. Art classes for kids will be held on each Wednesday and Thursday throughout the month of October. For more information, visit www.ruskinbigdraw.com. Coming up at the SouthShore Regional Library are the Childrens Spooktacular Spectacle at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 and Exploring the Night Sky at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24. The library is located at 15816 Beth Shields Way. Above, Childrens Librarian Michelle Weinstein helps children learn about illustrations. Below, Art Coordinator Laurie Bishop demonstrates how to make an accordion book.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOchurch also has opened a thrift store on its grounds which is kept stocked with clothing for the entire family, household goods and baby accessories by church members as well as others, the Clements say. The store has been especially helpful recently as unemployment has lingered, offering useful merchandise at bargain prices. Gibsontons First Baptist, in addition, was one of the first churches to join with HELP Ministries (Help Evangelize Lost People) which now consists of more than 1.000 churches supporting missionary work around the world, Mac emphasizes, proud that his church can focus particularly on the efforts of native missionaries in far flung nations. It is this work, and its fruits, that several hundred congregants and invited guests are expected to commemorate during the homecoming service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Then, they will sit down together to a full barbecue dinner, sharing memories of early church history, enjoying the continuum that succeeding generations always represent, reflecting on that longevity that gives them the stability for further progress. The brightest, the best days, their pastor said this week, are still ahead of us.Copyright 2011 Melody Jameson MELODY JAMESON PHOTOTheirs is a partnership that has thrived for nearly a half century and today still is sustained by a togetherness that encompasses both their personal and professional lives. Patty and Mac Clements (above) work together every day as First Baptists finance secretary and pastor, usually in sync. Someone has to make the final decisions, he says of a husbands, fathers, pastors role.for Reynolds Aluminum in Tampa and quickly came to question whether it was a good move. Lucking into an extraordinary 10week paid vacation due to company policy changes, Mac and Patty opted to try running a tractoring business. And then along came the opportunity to own and operate an ornamental fish farm. It was a full time commitment, a venture into the unknown, and they did it for 10 years. At this point, with two young daughters, a wealth of new business savvy and a successful fish farm, Mac Clements experienced an unanticipated stirring; a calling to pastor a church and not just any church, but the one that was historically his familys. First Baptists leader was leaving for another assignment. Mac offered himself. What the church got was a package deal. Mac and Patty Clements sold the fish farm and began devoting themselves full time to the Gibsonton congregation. It was 1975. During the ensuing years, they both would earn bachelor degrees, hers in childhood education, his in bible studies. He would perform the full range of pastoral duties Sunday and Wednesday services, sick and homebound visits, marriages, funerals, counseling as she managed the church office, keeping a handle on its myriad details, maintaining financial records, cataloguing and scheduling and communicating. Seeing his role also as giving a voice to Gibsonton, he ran for public office twice, once for the state house, later for the state senate. Those were among the few

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18 OCTOBER 6, 2011 before afterInsurance AcceptedJohn V Dunne, MD, FACS Medical DirectorBo ard Certif ied Surgeon and V ein Specia list Accredited Vascular Ultrasound Lab CoolTouch Laser Vein Ablation Vein Treatment r V Advanced Cosmetic TreatmentsS afe E ffective Affordable T rea tment o f Va ricose and Spid er Veins Schedule Your Consultation Today .ErasersInc.comSUN CITY CENTER Sunhill Medical Arts Bldg. 4020 State Road 674, Suite 2 (Your local company for 30 years) Fax: 645-6964813-645-3370FREE ESTIMATESReplacement Window SpecialistVinyl or Aluminum Windows and Hurricane Impact Windows You are so lucky to live in this area with all of our great waterways. We have both fresh and saltwater fish and we can fish in all seasons. It seems odd that those who come ashore without fish, after spending a day on the water, always have a excuse of why they didnt make the catch. Overheard at the boat ramp, Hi buddy, you sure got some nice ones there, I really didnt go fishing, I was just trying out my boat. Another: We did get giants, but we lost them trying to get them in the boat. A big Fish Tale by four anglers was that all of them caught huge fish, a cobia, a tarpon, and so on, but they released them. A true angler will rise at an unearthly hour, travel in the most miserable weather, risk sunburn or a sunstroke, drowning, or exhaustion all for a fish! If you cant go fishing, go to garage and estate sales or the flea market to look for old fishing gear. I have a lure from Eagle Bait who covered their lures with real snake and frog skins. The antiques and the unusual are out there, so go searching, sell them, or start a new hobby. If you are from Ohio, you might remember a lure shaped like a mermaid. If you find one or have one in your old tackle box, youre in the money. If you are from Chicago you might have one that looks like a frog, or if you are from Tampa you could remember or have a lure made by Kinney Bait Co. who made wooden Start a new hobbyBy Jonie Maschek birds and each had a real glass eye. Some may be in your grandfathers tackle box. Start a collection of fishing gear. Work on it when you cant go fishing. You could make a lot of money selling to collectors. The weather is perfect for fishing. I saw more catches coming in on boats at Williams Park than I have seen all summer. Many boats were launched there over the weekend. Anglers come off the interstate and put their boats in at the mouth of the Alafia River and go out to the bay waters for a great day of fishing. They have a vast area there to park a trailer. There is good fishing at Cockroach Bay, but your car isnt safe when parking along that narrow road to the bay. I have heard of many being vandalized. The usual sheepshead catches were made this week. A few redfish of good size came ashore on a sailboat. Good size flounder were among most all catches. This is a great tablefare fish. Freshwater catfish were popular this week as were largemouth bass. The redfish tournament at Doug Foxs Bait Shop is in full swing. Stop by and get in this Count the Spots Tournament which goes on each month. Need food? Get a line and a pole and go to your favorite fishing hole. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.Huntin season is crankin up!Football season is in full swing, and the 2011-12 hunting season is cranking up. Heck, in Zone A, theyre already into general gun season. But for the rest of us, Id like to cover the rules and regulations regarding two hunting seasons that are just around the corner: muzzleloading gun and the first phase of dove.Immediately following the close of crossbow season in each zone, the muzzleloading gun season begins. Season dates run Nov. 19 Dec. 2 in Zone B, Oct. 22 Nov. 4 in Zone C and Dec. 3-9 in Zone D.During muzzleloading gun season, bows and crossbows are also legal methods of taking game on private lands, in addition to muzzleloaders. But on wildlife management areas (WMAs), only muzzleloaders may be used. The most common types of game to take during muzzleloader season are deer and wild hog. Only bucks may be taken, and one antler must be at least 5 inches long above the hairline. The daily bag limit on antlered deer is two. You can hunt wild hogs year-round on private lands, and there are no bag or size limits. Its also legal to shoot gobblers and bearded turkeys during muzzleloading gun season. You may take only one per day, and theres a two-bird fall-season limit. But you cant hunt turkeys in Holmes County during the fall and winter. On WMAs, bag limits and antler/size restrictions can differ, so check the specifics of the area before you hunt. Legal shooting hours are a halfBy Tony Young hour before sunrise to a half-hour after sunset. Except for turkeys, hunters may take resident game over feed such as corn on private lands. No baiting is allowed on WMAs, however. For hunting deer, muzzleloaders firing single bullets must be at least .40-caliber. Guns firing two or more balls must be 20-gauge or larger. You may not use muzzleloaders that take smokeless powder, ones that can be loaded from the breech or those with self-contained cartridge ammunition capabilities during muzzleloading gun season. The first phase of the mourning and white-winged dove season begins Oct. 1 and ends Oct. 24 statewide. Shooting hours during this first phase are noon to sunset, and theres a 15-bird daily bag limit. The only firearm youre allowed to use for hunting doves is a shotgun, but you cant use one larger than a 10-gauge. Shotguns must be plugged to a three-shell capacity (magazine and chamber combined). You may hunt doves over an agricultural field, as long as the crop has been planted and manipulated under normal agricultural practices. However, its against the law to scatter agricultural products over an area for the purpose of baiting. Some things you cant do while dove hunting include using rifles, pistols or crossbows; shooting from a moving vehicle; and herding or driving doves with a vehicle. In addition to a Florida hunting license, youll need a $5 muzzleloading gun permit to hunt during muzzleloader season. To hunt deer, you need a $5 deer permit, and if youd like to take a fall turkey, youll need a $10 turkey permit ($125 for nonresidents). If youre going to hunt doves, youll need a no-cost migratory bird permit, and if you hunt on a WMA, you also must have a management area permit, which costs $26.50. All are available at your local county tax collectors office, through license agents, by calling 888-HUNTFLORIDA or by going online to www.fl.wildlifelicense.com. So if youre going after that monster buck during the muzzleloading gun season or dove hunting with friends and family, I hope Ive helped explain some of Floridas rules and regulations.

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Oasis Natural Therapies, Inc.Protocols to help cleanse, detox, relax, focus and balance the body. Hydrotherapy Release Detox Footbath955 Del Webb Blvd. E Sun City Center, FL813-309-3030MM18663 Family Owned & Operated Since 1923BOGGS Worlds LARGEST and most recognized Grandfather clock makerCome in now for the best selection of gifts!Corner of SCC Blvd. & US 301 Sun City Center634-7899Golf Cart AccessibleAppraisals for Insurance Purposes FREE JEWELRY CLEANING & INSPECTIONWHILE YOU WAIT! Shoppes of Apollo Beach!Shop with us locally, its a growing concept. Under New Management SPACE AVAILABLE PUBLIX And Much More! 6402 US Hwy. 41 & Apollo Beach Blvd. Annettes Beauty Salon Now AvailableKERATIN TREATMENTSFor Frizzy, Curly and Unruly Hair 634-5422In The Village Plaza(next to Copper Penny) Corner Hwy. 301 & SR 674Suite #108Open: Tues. Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. FULL SERVICE SALON COLOR RETOUCH OR PERM$5995Includes Cut & StyleMENS CUT$10First Time Customers 50% OffSHAMPOO, CUT & BLOW DRYFirst Time Customers From the Java Cow to Century 21 BegginsYou may recognize me as one of the guys dipping ice cream or helping with a Make Your Own Sundae from the Java Cow Ice Cream Cafe. To me, they are good memories and I am grateful for the wonderful friendships that were developed. Since then I have been with Century 21 Beggins as a licensed real estate professional and thanks to many of the great people that were our customers at the Java Cow, I have had two very successful years helping them with their real estate needs. SCC has a very active real estate market, so if you are thinking about selling your home or know of anyone looking to buy a home in our area, I would very much appreciate the opportunity to assist you, your friends, and neighbors. Please visit my website: www.jackstevenshomes. com or I can be reached any time on my cell phone at 813-417-1554 or by email at: Jackstevens@c21be.com. Again, thank you for all your support and have a great summer. Jack Stevens, Realtor 11 DAYSApril 3, 2012 SouthShore Travel (813) 633-2009 $6036 Cruise Only SS Navigator Who is your HOMETOWN FAVORITE? Let them know it by dropping by and supporting local business owners. SHOP LOCALLY! Come see and test drive all the new, exciting 2012 golf cars now arriving! Sun City Centers ONLY Golf Car Superstore!813-633-7843 Thank you for making us Best of the Best two years in a row! Serenity Meadows Does your family know your wishes? $*Your Pre-Need Arrangement OBS 9/22/11 TH E 2 0 11BES T O F BRANDON TH E 2 0 11BES T O F SOUTH SHORE OCTOBER 6, 2011 19

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20 OCTOBER 6, 2011 South Hillsborough Church of Christ Welcome to the:SERVICES:Sunday........................9:30 & 10:30 a.m.; 6:00 p.m. Wednesday................7:00 p.m.EVERETT TATE, MINISTER NON-INSTRUMENTAL CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCHSunday Worship: Blended 8:00 a.m. Contemporary 9:40 a.m. Traditional 11:15 a.m.Nursery Provided Pastor Jack R. Palzer www.calvarylutheranchurch.net 645-1305 St. John the Divine Episcopal ChurchGrowing by Faith from Generation to Generation 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Service and Sunday School at West Campus (S.R. 674 and 9th Street SE, Ruskin) 8:00 a.m. Traditional Service and 11:00 a.m. Holy Communion with Choir at East Campus (1015 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center)ALL WORSHIP SERVICES WITH HOLY COMMUNION AND HEALING HOLY OIL Rance Goad, Pastor (Southern Baptist)1511 El Rancho Dr. Sun City Center, FL 33573Phone/Fax:813-633-5950 WEEKLY SERVICES: Sunday9 a.m.......................Bible Study 11 a.m.....................Bible Study 10 a.m. & 6 p.m............WorshipWednesday6 p.m....Prayer Meeting/Bible Study Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly ChurchLooking for a church home? Need the comfort of a warm and loving family? Join us on Sunday to come home to the warmth of our church family.Located in South Hillsborough County, just south of Stephens Road in old Sun City.Getting to Know You (Donuts & Coffee) ....................9:00 a.m. Sunday School .................................................................9:30 am. Sunday Morning Worship ............................................10:55 a.m. Sunday Evening Service..................................................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ..........................................7:00 p.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ............................................10:00 a.m.Come join us to learn about Gods Word and salvation in Jesus Christ Ruskin United Methodist Church First Street & 4th Ave. NW, Ruskin (behind Suntrust Bank)ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND WORSHIP WITH US:SUNDAY MORNINGS:Rev. Richard NusselPhone: 645-1241Nov. April..................8:30 a.m. and All Year...............10:45 a.m. Sunday School............9:30 a.m.Day Care Available Mon. Fri. 6 a.m. 6 p.m. call 645-6198 REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Rev. Dr. Peter Stiller, PastorTelephone: Website: sccredeemer.org Worship Services on Sunday 9:30 & 11:15 a.m. Area Places of Worship Trusted by Physicians & Patients Alike Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCCMeets in the Henry Gibson Social Hall of the Beth Israel You have to live by shedding. Robert FrostSun City Chamber Players to performThe United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, is proud to present the newly formed Sun City Chamber Players in their first concert of the new season performing Strings Plus One on Friday Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. The concert features Mozarts Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285 with Gayle Heskett on flute, selected arias for soprano and string quintet performed by soprano Johanna Fincher, Debussys Sacred & Profane Dances for Harp & String Quartet with Tasha Scot taking the solo instrument, and Mozarts Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478 with pianist, Jeff Jordan. Sun City Chamber string players include Founder and Artistic Director Shawn Snider on violin, Karen Tuttle on violin, Amy Menard on viola, Karolyn Silbaugh on cello and Jerome Butler on bass. Concert-goers are encouraged to arrive early for a good seat. You may view a video of the ensemble on YouTube by entering Sun City Chamber Players Present: The Art of the String Quartet. A donation of just $5 is requested at the door. For additional information about this and other concerts and recitals at the United Church of Sun City Center, call Jeff Jordan, Director of Music and the Arts, at 813-6342539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center please visit their website at www.sccumc.com. Johanna FincherFantastic Friday dinner theater begins Great newsthe start of another exciting Fantastic Friday Dinner Theater season begins at the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center. Entertainment for the evening will be Homer Noodleman, who will wow the audience with his comedy, magic, impressions, and instrumental talents. Everyone in the community and surrounding areas is invited on Friday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. The menu offers pork loin, stuffed cabbage, salad, vegetables, beverages and German chocolate cake. The Dinner/Show package begins at 6 p.m. and the cost is $17 per person. Tickets may be purchased following the 10 a.m. worship service and on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon in the church Narthex. Tickets for the entertainment only are $5 and may be purchased at the above times or at the door the night of the performance at 7 p.m. For further information, call Paula Lickfeldt at 633-6739 or Karl Buffington at 634-7062.Multi-Cultural event celebrates unity in diversity The Diocese of St. Petersburg invites all to gather for a day of celebrating the great diversity among the people of God. Celebrate this diversity at Nativity Catholic Church on Brandon Avenue (Route 60) in Brandon on Saturday, Oct. 29. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with Mass. Guest homilist, who will also preside for the Mass, is the Most Reverend Ricardo Ramirez C.S.B., Bishop of Las Cruces, New Mexico. The event will conclude with food, music and dance featuring the various cultures present within the diocese. For more information call, the multi-cultural office at the Diocese 727 344-1611, ex. 337. Seated are: Jean and Tom Mitchell, Standing Lee Cline, Karl Buffington, Bernadette Mueller, Roz CruthisPHOTO BY HHAZEL MARTINJesus Christ gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good. Titus 2:14h Kings Point artist donates paintingGlenna Collins of Kings Point, a former art teacher, has painted her first painting since recovering from a stroke and has chosen to donate it to the First Christian Church of Sun City Center led by Pastor David Campbell.

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OCTOBER 6, 2011 21 702 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC, FL 33573 www.popcc.orgMasses:Sunday..........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., Noon Saturday Vigil.................4:00 & 6:00 p.m. Daily..........................................8:00 a.m.Confessions: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH NO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE Sunday Service 10:00 a.m.www.unitycommunityofjoy.com 813-298-7745 Spirituality Rather Than ReligionUnityHenry Gibson Social Hall, Beth Israel Synagogue www.nbcor.orgLoving God, Loving Others, Serving Beyond Borders Sunday School (all ages)........9:30 a.m. Dr. Samuel (Sam) A. Roach, Pastor First Church of Christ, ScientistChristian Science HealsSunday Service ..................................................10:00 a.m. Sunday School ..................................................10:00 a.m. Wednesday Service .............................................5:00 p.m. Reading Room ................ All Are Welcome Area Places of Worship 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West Sun City Center, FL 33573 Church is Handicap accessible Phone: 813-634-1252 For information visit: www.standrewatscc.org St. Andrew Presbyterian ChurchSunday Services 9:30 a.m. Casual Service 11:00 a.m.Prayers with anointing for healing and wholeness during worship the second Sunday of every month.Pastor: Rev. Dr. Mark E. SalmonMeet friends in Fellowship Hall after the Service. Refreshments served.A Stephen Ministry Church SouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton PastorSaint Anne Catholic ChurchMASSES Vigil Mass.....................................................................Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass. ........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Contemporary) Daily. .........................................................Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. Holy Days. ....................................... Espaol. ......................................Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:30 p.m. Confession. ......................Wednesday 6:45 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Obituary Frank A. Caulkins, 93, passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at Palm Garden in Sun City Center, FL Born in Columbus, Ohio, he was a resident of the Akron area for most of his life, moving to Florida in 1996 where he was a member of Ruskin Church of Christ for 14 years and served as their organist for the last 12 years. He also taught history at the University of South Florida in 1997-1998. Frank was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, retiring as a Major. He was a graduate of the University of Akron with a Phd. in History, head of flight operations at Goodyear Aerospace and retired from Goodyear Tire as an Executive pilot. Frank was a former member of Lakeview Church of Christ, a charter member of Hump Pilots Association, member of American Radio Relay League, American Historical Association and was an avid Ham Radio operator. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Caulkins; daughters, Dr. Ann Caulkins Ogg, M.D. (Ray); Dr. Dorothy Jean Caulkins Erb, Phd.; L. Sue Caulkins Marian, CPA (John); Cynthia Caulkins, BS and RN; Lisa K. Caulkins McLaughlin, BA (Patrick); eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Dave Starkweather of Alliance, Ohio. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at Campfield-HickmanCollier Funeral Home, Barberton, Ohio, with Dr. Charles Beckett officiating. Buriel was at Greenlawn Memorial Park. He will be greatly missed by his wife Dorothy, five daughters and many friends and neighbors. Frank A. Caulkins In Memory ofANNE BENNETT11/10/38 10/6/10It has been one year since God called you home, but words cannot express how much our hearts ache for you and how much we miss you every day, but nd comfort that we will see you again. We miss you.Love, Gil, Keavin, Sherell, Ron, Kim, Kelly, Lori, Ryan, and KrisiAccepting a loved ones lossThere will be a New Grief Recovery Support Group beginning at St. Anne Catholic Church, located on US 41 in Ruskin, on Sat. Oct. 22, 9-11 a.m. It will be facilitated by a Certified Grief Specialist, Anne McGuire, who has been doing this work for 11 years. There will be 10 sessions. The dates are: October 22 and 29; Nov 5, 12, and 19; Dec 3, 10 and 17; and Jan 7 and 14. The breaks for Thanksgiving and Christmas are necessary and the return after the holidays will be a good time for evaluating how the holidays went and making future plans. The aim of the program is to achieve, in time, through teaching and group work, acceptance of ones loss. Concepts, papers and books will be used to help one deal with the feelings engendered by loss with the goal of developing a deeper faith in oneself and a positive outlook for the future. The program is open to all South Shore residents. If interested in joining this group call the St. Anne Office at 813-645-1714. Look for craft fair in NovemberMark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 5 and remember the time is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the place is The United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center. The great Annual Craft Fair welcomes you to start your morning with coffee, tea and treats from the famous bake sale, while shopping the talented vendors and enjoying an delicious luncheon. One of our talented vendors is Shirley Crist. Shirley creates custom designed jewelry from special stones, rocks and gems. This allows her to create one of a kind chains and earrings for you. Shirley is also a renowned artist who works with oil and water color and teaches locally. For Craft Fair information, call Terry Hood at 493-4957. Shirley Crist displays her jewelry.Classes for everyoneThe United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave, Sun City Center has opportunities for everyone to join, learn, and participate in Christian fellowship. New member orientation classes are scheduled for Tuesday Oct 11, at 4 p.m. and Tuesday Oct 18 at 4 p.m. Learn about our church history and missions. This is an informal gathering and please call the church office at 634-1304 to be included. The Small Group Gatherings will begin this fall. Groups will be meeting at the church or the leaders home offering a great opportunity for fellowship and spiritual growth. Material cost is ten dollars.Its not too late to registerThe Community College of Sun City Center, located at the United Community Church, is registering students until Thursday, Oct. 13. Most classes are available, including trips to St. Armands Art Festival, LaBarge Cruise, Cooking Demo at Mattisons 41 ( includes lunch), and the St. Petersburgs Sunken Gardens. Classes begin Monday, Oct. 10 with a menu of more than 40 interesting classes offered. You can learn sign language, interior design, all about India, how to buy and sell jewelry, train your dog or invest your money. You can still register online at www.4lifelearning.org or call (813) 634-8607 Monday through Thursday between 8:30 a.m. and noon.Breast Cancer DiscussionJoin The Cancer Concerns Group for a candid discussion and presentation about breast cancer. You might be pleasantly surprised what you will learn. The presenter is Terrie Jefferson, Chief Nursing Officer of South Bay Hospital. Bring your family, friends and neighbors. There will be information that is valuable to you as a survivor or caregiver. There is no admission and no reservations. For more information, contact facilitator, Hazel Martin at 642-9020. The meeting will be at the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave, Sun City Center on Friday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. Jeremiah 29:13 Ray Valine of California lost his job. It made so many wrinkles on his head that he had to screw his hat off. Then he thought of a novel way to support his family. He turned his head into a billboard. He shaved it, printed four ads on it, and wandered through the streets of Sacramento. He made $100 a day. Thats using your head, isnt it! The Christian, too, is a walking billboard for the Lord, known and read of all men. Are you a good ad, drawing others to the Lord; or a bad ad, driving others from the Lord? How do you communicate Christ? Visit us at: www.TheSower.com

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Valid only with coupon. Not valid with other coupons or specials.Exp. 11/10/11A/C SERVICE$997Most vehicles. No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. Environmental disposal fee may apply in some areas. See store for details. Exp. 11/10/11ANY FLUID EXCHANGE$20 OFFANY FLUSHBrakes, Transmission, Coolant, Power SteeringOBNOBNOBN OBN OBN OIL CHANGE & LUBRICATION$1095OBNCALL FOR LOWEST PRICES ON TIRES131 Central Ave., Brandon 813.685.2939 Honor All Competitors Coupons FREE Shuttle to FishHawk & Sun City Center TIRES DEALER ALTERNATIVEAAA Autorized Service Center motor oil. Purolator oil filter. Most cars and light trucks. Please call for appointment. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with any other coupons or specials. Coupon expires 10/20/11 5908 FORTUNE PLACE APOLLO BEACH, FL 33572www.Glisson1.com(813) 645-6796DAMON C. GLISSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisement. Before you decide, ask us to send you FREE written information about our qualifications and experience. renovations designed to enhance or enlarge many aspects of the communitys amenities that residents use frequently or rate as high on their attractions list. In March, residents were provided a paper ballot and asked to prioritize the list, to add any other amenities improvements they deemed worthy of investment and to express opinions as to financing potentials. Hundreds of SCC homeowners responded And, in May, Martin Hurwitz one of the board directors most involved with capital improvements planning, reported that another 35 suggestions for changes to current facilities or construction of new ones had been pinpointed. Hurwitz also said at the time that a residents preference in financing mechanisms was taking shape. Barnes declined this week to describe exactly which among the 45 or so possible improvement projects seem to have surfaced as most likely from the standpoints of desirability and feasibility. Ultimately, he indicated, the number, size and type could be driven by available and projected funding, in turn, influenced by economic conditions and CA membership commitment. While not yet precisely ranked publicly, the boards originally proposed 10 projects have been detailed. Two of them a caf located in the Atrium complex as well as a lobby and ticket booth for the Rollins Theater on the Central Campus would continue the projects proposed and approved in a 2004 community-wide referendum. Both would affect current golf cart parking space. The caf, possibly in combination with a recreational retreat for Wii users, proved a popular choice among the 2011 survey responders, Hurwitz has said. Among the boards eight other suggestions are several dealing with creation of new space. These include new construction to produce medium and larger sized meeting accommodations for a number of community users homeowner associations, clubs, discussion groups, social organizations, CA committees and task forces in order to relieve an ongoing shortage. Such construction also could include facilities for the community library, the SCC Security Patrol and the CA offices, some of which functions now are shoehorned into an increasingly inadequate building on the Central Campus. Additionally, in terms of more space, the board noted the possibility of a new and larger theater-style structure designed with a rising floor levels for better viewing of live performances, motion pictures, lectures and visitor presentations. If this design were to be constructed, the existing small theater would be converted to another use. Another project might be adding pull-out style graduated seating in the Community Hall building in order to produce better viewing options during large community sessions there, but pushed back against the walls for banquets or dances. Other possibilities are acquisition of more land for outdoor recreational features such as picnic areas, walking trails, bicycling and for additional parking adjacent to the Atrium. As for financing these or other amenities features, the foundation has to be the $1,200 per dwelling transfer fee accruing when a home is sold to a new owner, Barnes said. A pay-as-it-goes scenario would begin with a substantial portion of the $800,000 in currently accrued transfer fees but limit what could be accomplished, while a loan secured by pledging future transfer fee monies could set in motion a number of projects but add the expense of interest on the debt. Hurwitz has stated survey responders favored the latter approach by two to one. Regardless of the improvements wrapped into the ultimate master plan or the funding method SCC changes finally accepted, CA directors generally agree that expanding the communitys superior number and grade of amenities made available to all SCC residents for nominal annual membership dues is crucial to the communitys future as the areas retirement center of choice. Copyright 2011 Melody Jameson

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FARMERS MKT200 MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100OCTOBER 6, 2011 THE SHOPPER To place an ad call 813.645.3111 ext. 201 Fax: 813.645.1792 $17.00 up to 20 words 30 addl. word Deadline is Monday at 4pm100 Announcements 200 Farmers Mkt 300 Merchandise 400 Marine 450 Transportation 500 Real Estate 550 Manuf. Housing 600 Rentals 650 Prof. Services 700 Services 800 EmploymentTHE SHOPPER CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGThe Observer News, The SCC Observer and The Riverview Current CARDS M & M Printing Co., Inc weekly publisher of the 210 Woodland Estates Ave., SW Ruskin, Florida 33570 310 GARAGE/ Y ARD SALE 310 GARAGE/ Y ARD SALE 310 GARAGE/ Y ARD SALE 105 PERSONALBook Sale. Giant book sale at the CourtYards, activity room. G ood selection, low prices. Thursday, Oct. 6th 9am-2pm. 265 SEAFOODLicensed wholesale/ retail. Fresh Mullet & Blue Crabs. D elivery available. Bobby Grace 813-465-2376 280 PETST oy Chihuahua puppies, male 10 weeks cate $300 813-671-0286 310 GARAGE/YARD SALEAlmost New Thrift Store. 10008 Indiana S t., G ibsonton (1 block off U S 41, 1 block north Gibsonton Dr.,) Wednesday thru S aturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry First Baptist Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donate Garage sale. Furniture, lamps, house hold, some antiques, & more 1505 Allegheny Dr, SCC. Friday & Saturday, 8am-1pm.Big Yard Sale. Saturday, Oct. 8, Helping Hands Thrift Shop, 2 miles south of SCC on US 301. All clothes 50 each. Furniture, collectible & jewelry Community wide yard sale. S aturday, Oct. 8. Cypress View II, Atrium Dr., off D el Webb West. 8am-1pm. F urniture & misc. Yard sale. Oct. 7 & 8. Moving many items must be sold. 134 L ookout D r. Apollo Beach. Bedroom set, dinette set, family room set, patio furniture, various niture, entertainment center, TV, many accessories, clothes. Yard sale. Oct. 8, 8am. 707 Oak S t. S W, R uskin. T ools, lawn equipment, ladies & children clothing, toys, books & misc. Come join Century 21 Beggins, 6542 N. US 41, Apollo Beach. Saturday Oct. 8, 8am-1pm. Huge Yard Sale Lots of great clothes, furniture, books, DVDs. Need a wedding dress, we have 18 from size 6-24 for only $50 each. Need a Homecoming gown, we have 200 gowns up to $25 each. While shopping get your car washed Barbecue pit. Yard sale. crafts, clothes, knickknacks, dish ware, lamps, movies, much, much more. S aturday 9am-5pm. 2111 7th S t.., SW, Ruskin THE WORLDSALMOST LARGESTGARAGE SALE Kings Point ClubhouseBorini TheatreSaturday, Oct. 15 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Refreshments available at LePerk Cafe Open to all!! 4 families. 1921 E ast V iew D r., S CC. Queen size lattice wood headboard, clothes size 10, dishes, mirrors, glass rations. King bedspreads, side by side refrigerator ice & water, gun cabinet, leather queen sleeper sofa & leather queen sofa, glass top wicker table w/ 4 chairs, 2 glass top coffee tables, 3x5 & 3x6 mirrors, wicker love seat, bath vanity, sinks, etc, electric lift reclining chair. Too much to mention. Friday & Saturday, 7am-2pm. Wimauma Church of God Campgrounds, 5408 SR 674. 10 family yard & craft sale. 7am-? S aturday. F urniture, king size sheets, bed spread, pictures, small appliances, much more. Breakfast & lunch also available. 10405 Brussels Dr. (33578). US 301 to Symmes. Look for signs. Brighton jewelry, L ongaberger baskets, V era Bradley & Coach purses & accessories. T een clothes A&S, AE, Hollister etc. Ladies 14-18. Christmas decor, antiques, lots more, dont miss it. Saturday, 8am2pm. Framed art, dishes, Christmas decora tions, recliner, misc. motorcycle parts, trailer & more. Plus screened printing, pad printer & button machine. S aturday, 8am-2pm. 1119 Opal Lane, SCC. Riverview. 10413 Summerview Circle. N orth of Big Bend, behind A dvance A uto. Housewares & more! Priced to sell!. 8am. Saturday. Moving sale. 211 Stoneham, St Andrews, SCC. Friday & Saturday, 9a,noon. Dishwasher, petal sink, entertainment center, 46 TV, wicker furniture 2621 Universal Dr., Ruskin. Saturday & Sunday. New CDs. DVDs, jewelry. 50 each (3) for $1, lots of misc. 8am-? Yard sale. Friday 10/7 & Saturday 10/8. 1810 A trium D r., S CC. HP Printer, shredder, misc. kitchen & much more Moving sale. F urniture, baby items, scrubs. E verything must go. 1630 Oracle Dr., Ruskin. Oct. 7 & 8, 8am-? Saturday only Oct. 8. Big multi family yard sale.5527 Hillsborough S t., near Wimauma S chool. L arge variety of items & priced to sell. Big yard sale. Clothes all sizes, tools, kitchenware, kids toys & more. BayouPass, 2207 Pleasant V iew A ve., R uskin. 7am-3pm. Friday & Saturday R iverview. Osprey R un community yard sale. Oct 8, 8am-2pm. (US 301 & Bloomingdale Ave.). Little bit of everything. Come & see! G arage sale. Clothes, lounge chair, shoes, purses, household items & more. 8:30am-2pm. Oct. 7 & 8. 2204 N ew Bedford Dr., SCC/312 ESTATE SALES Fri. & Sat. (7-1) 1209 Bluewater Dr ., SCCBamboo Soe w/Chairs, Love Seat, Queen & T win Beocking Chairs, Recliners, Noritake China, Patio Furniture, Desk w/Chair TVs, Entertainment Center Swivel Rockers, Bookcases, Bar Stools, File Cabinet, Card T able w/Chairs, Jewelry Household, Kitchen and Misc. Items.www .AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.c omA nne's Estate Sales Fri. & Sat., Oct. 7 & 8 7 a.m. to noon803 El Rancho Dr ., SCCPARK ON SIDE OF SALE ONL Y (813) 758-7952 or (813) 758-7954Sofa Sleeper Loveseats, Big Screen TV Dinette T ables w/Chairs, Queen Bed, W rought Iron Patio Set, White Wicker Patio Set, T win Bed, Entertainment Center Recliner Dining Room T able w/Chairs, Computer Wing Back Chair Wheelchair Shoprider Mobility Cart, Cedar Chest, Bedroom Furniture, Collectibles, Jewelry Household, Kitchen and Misc. Items.www .AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.c omA nne's Estate Sales Thrift Stor e1424 E. C ollege Av e. 813-641-7790Ministry of Calv ary Luthera n Chur ch W y, Fr y y9 a.m. Noon The Dinner T able SaleBOGO on all Flatwar e, Cutler y, and Glasswar eAlso Secret Sale 312 ESTATE SALES Sun City Center Coins & Collectibles Buying All Types of Coins & Currency Your LOCAL Dealer for 22 years!Paying 21 times or more per face on Silver Coins depending on market!For a convenient appointment at your home or bank, please call J.R. Rose, Ret. U.S. Army, Numismatic Trader at813-503-4189 or 813-634-3816 2nd Saturday of the month 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.The Divine Marketplace at St. John the Divine BEVERLY' s ESTATE SALESSUN CITY CENTERQueen White & Brass Metal Bed, White Painted Dresser & Chest. Tile Top Table w/4 Chairs & China Cabinet, Couch, Chairs, Rockers, Antique Corner Cabinet, Bookcases, Computer Desk, Sheet Music, Jewelry Cabinet, Quilt Rack, Old Handmade Quilts, 1930s Bedroom Suite, Small Kitchen Table, Records, Microwave Cart, Misc. Holiday Decor, Books, Movies, Games, Antique High Chair & Misc. Dishes & Decor (Lemoges, Art Glass, Crystal), GE Stack Washer/Dryer, Clothes, Linens, Hats, Outdoor Pipe Furniture & Metal Covered Large Swing.633-1173 or 508-03071304 Misty Greens Dr. (Pebble Beach S. to Platinum Dr. to Misty Greens Dr.) Queen Anne Furniture -Sofa, Tapestry Chairs & Oval Marble Top Coee Table; Lead Crystal Lamps, Library Bookcase, Pie Top Table, Rock Maple Tables -Oval w/4 Chairs & Drop Leaf w/4 Chairs; Ethan Allen Hutch & Tea Cart, Whitewash Wicker Furniture -Glass Top Table w/2 Chairs, Glass Top End Table, Swivel Rocker and Lane Chase Lounge; Curio Cabinet, Twin Beds, Heywood-Wareeld Double Bed & End Table, Cheval Mirror, Kindel Dresser w/Mirror, Gone With The Wind Lamps, Imperial Drop Leaf End Table, Oil Lamps, Singer Sewing Machines (Antique & New), Loveseat, Entertainment Centers, Roll Top Desk, TVs, Artwork, Sundry of Collectibles, Collections & Crystal, Thomas Kinkade Village Christmas Tree, an Array of Jewelry, Kitchenware, Closets of Clothes, and a Garage Full of Gems of Antiquity. www.denneysestatesales.com DENNEYS ESTATE SALES901 N. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City CenterPLEASE PARK ON BEACH BLVD.Fri. & Sat., Oct. 7 & 8 7 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 477-1793 Ruski n United Methodist ChurchTHRIFT HOUSESPECIALS EVERY WEEK Open Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m. 2 p.m 1 09 W. Shell Po int Ro Ru skin

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THE SHOPPER RENTALS TRANSPORTATION REAL ESTATE LIKE NEW RENTAL. Built in 2006, this 4BR/2BA home in Ruskin has all new drywall, floor coverings, a/c, light fixtures, wiring, and stainless steel appliances. 1-car garage. $1100 month. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 NEED ROOM FOR HOBBIES AND TINKERING? Plenty of space for either or both in this outstanding furnished double wide in age restricted community. 2BR/2BA, new roof and a/c, 2 work areas with lots of pegboard, shelves, storage, and even some tools. Just $44,900. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 RENTALS IN RUSKIN & APOLLO BEACH! Almost new 3BR/2BA townhome with a 1-car garage and loaded with special features. Water and basic cable are included in rent. $1,050.00 per month with a one year lease. 2BR/2BA condo in Anchor Point, $850.00 per month. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. NEED SPACE FOR YOUR 65 BOAT? This townhouse at Bahia Beach offers just that as well as beautiful sunrises and the fun of watching the manatees and birds play. 2BR/2BA completely redone including painting and new carpet. Only 9 units in this cozy community and only townhomes with private docks. Balcony and sundeck. Corner unit on a cul-de-sac. $245,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NEW LISTING! 2BR/1.5BA waterfront condo with a deepwater boat slip. Special features include: a nice Florida room with glass enclosure, hardwood floors in the living room, carpet in bedrooms, eat-in kitchen and more! $79,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 BUILDING LOT cleared with RCD-12 zoning for residential or duplex. $15,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NEW LISTING! GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT LOCATION!! Quaint and cozy 1BR/1BA with a dock and two storage sheds. Large lot with towering oak trees and completely fenced with 121 feet on the river. Just $144,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. PRICE REDUCTION!! HISTORIC RUSKIN HOME BUILT IN 1910. A must see to appreciate the uniqueness of this home. Lots of room for kids and toys storage galore mobile home hook up, large shade and fruit trees. Beautiful interior that has to be seen to appreciate. $299,900. CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHER-IN-LAW QUARTERS on over acre lot. 3,040 sq ft 2BR/3.5BA, plus a den that could easily convert to third bedroom. Built in 2007 and is in excellent condition. Special features include: vaulted ceilings, crown molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center-island and a sink, custom cabinets, master bath with garden tub & separate shower & a nice size sitting room & much more! This is a short sale but worth the wait. $225,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 VERY NICE 70x108 LOT on a nice pond in Beautiful Bimini Bay. Ready to build your dream home and choose your own builder. $69,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 GREAT LOCATION!! 2BR/2BA 1-car garage home on .99 acre (MOL) with river frontage! Beautiful setting with a wonderful view of the river. $185,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 2.1 ACRES COMMERCIAL on busy State Road 674. 3BR/2BA house but value is in the land. SMU6 land use. Buy now and build later. Multiple possibilities. $799,900 KAY PYE 361-3672 PRICE REDUCTION!!! ALMOST 5 ACRES FILLED WITH OAKS AND AZALEAS. Easy access to Hwy 301 & I-75. Corner location and two parcels. Older family home that needs your tender loving care. 3BR/2BA, C/H/A, old oak flooring. Fish house with Bath. Bring the kids and animals and turn them loose. $150,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NICE FENCED 2BR/1BA HOME ON BUSY SHELL POINT ROAD. Newly updated kitchen, with wood cabinets, ceramic tile, large family room, and plenty of space for kids to run and play. Just $89,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program." CALL (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924.www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.comCALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS.........645-3211Celebrating 87 Years 1924 2011COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Owner will consider both purchase and lease option offers with flexible terms. This property has 200 ft. on U.S. Hwy. 41 and is set up for both office and warehouse space. The property is completely fenced in with parking for over 30 vehicles. This is a great location for a business that needs easy highway access and flexible space. Dont miss this opportunity! PRICE REDUCED TO $474,500!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 AWESOME HOME FOR EITHER SNOWBIRDS OR YEAR-ROUND RESIDENTS!! 2BR/2BA 2-car garage and conveniently located to all of the amenities that Sun City Center has to offer. Built in 1994 this home has been meticulously maintained with new a/c in 2006, a new roof in 2007 and is ready & waiting for a new owner. LAWN MAINTENANCE is part of the homeowners association agreement which makes this home even more hassle free!! Sun City Center has much to offer with golf courses, tennis, softball, two indoor pools plus over 200 clubs and various other activities. A golf cart friendly community to local shopping and activities and it is conveniently located to airports, beaches, Tampa, Sarasota & St. Petersburg. All this for only $135,000. Come and enjoy the Florida lifestyle today!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 BEAUTIFUL SPACIOUS HOUSE, SUN CITY CENTER: This elegantly furnished 2BR/2BA home offers split BR plan, tiled BA, walk-in-closet, large kitchen, air-conditioned lanai, inside utility and garage. Very well maintained and ready to move in! $122,500. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 FABULOUS RIVERFRONT LOT IN RUSKIN: With utilities in place including sewer, its a perfect spot for your dream house/manufactured home, or any other use allowed by PD-MU zoning. Great fishing, deep water, large newer dock, unique view of water and nature! $199,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RETIREMENT-STARTER HOME: Very nice modern manufactured home, 2BR/2BA, bright open kitchen and living area, enclosed lanai, inside utility, great 12x24 attached workshop, and carport. Home is on its own lot, no HOA, Close to town and golf course. $63,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 CUTE FURNISHED 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE on its own lot, with screened porch, carport and utility shed. This affordable home has L shaped living-dining room, nice kitchen, newer floors. No HOA, not in flood zone. $44,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 REDUCED TO THE RIDICULOUS! Quaint 3BR/2BA house on over 3 lovely acres, 2-car detached garage, huge screened porch, fenced and cross-fenced and more! Only $113,000 CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 GREAT FAMILY HOME with 4BR/2BA in desirable community on pond. Peaceful backyard overlooking conservation area where numerous birds sing and play. Must see to appreciate! Asking $155,000. CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 AFFORDABLE HANDYMAN SPECIAL. 1BR/1BA condo in lovely Kings Point community of Sun City Center. Corner unit with covered parking. Needs TLC but so much potential. Asking $16,000. CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!! MARINE Dinette table, 54x42, beveled glass top with 4 padded chairs, good condition. 813-634-5853, SCC White all wood nursery set. 3 drawer dresser, 3 drawer changing table, transition crib w/ mattress $500. Also (2) brand new extra long bed rails. $30. 813-785-3187Pianos used from $300. Piano, vocal, instrumental lessons. Instruments/ accessories, print music. Pianorama, 109 7th Ave., NE, Ruskin. 813-645-1774 Golf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 E-Z Go golf cart, electric, runs good, good battery. Basic white. $825. SCC 813-634-7523 South Bay RV & Boat Storage. Special izing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBay Storage.com RV lot for rent in Ruskin. $275 monthly includes water & sewer plus deposit. 941-737-1944 or 813-345-6860 The Dolphin House, 768 Gran Kaymen Pool, laundry. $185 weekly, plus deposit. No pets. 813-850-5217, 813-863-6123, 813-863-6124 New 3br/2ba/2cg home. New appliances, paint & carpet. No smoking, no pets, $1,100 monthly, deposit & references required. 813-629-0189 2br/1ba, covered carport. Totally brand new inside. Porcelain tile & carpeted, all appliances. (Lease) $775 monthly plus deposit, included all amenities. Call 813-477-3792 3, 2 & 1 bedrooms. No pets. Ruskin, Gibsonton area. RV lots available 813310-1888 or 813-849-1469 3br/2ba, fully renovated. New paint, carpet & appliances. Boat lift. $1,375 monthly. Also available 1br/1ba apt. $400 monthly. 813-690-7589 Ruskin area. 2br/1ba, very clean, wash er /dryer hookup. $695 monthly plus deposit, water & lawn service included, 813-244-1676 Apollo Beach new decor, large one bedroom. Refrigerator, range, carport, yard, washer/ dryer hookup. 813-645-4145 or 813-642-0681 Riverview furnished apt. Utilities furnished. Single bed. Decor for single monthly. 813-677-0135 SCC 55+ furnished, 2br/2ba/1cg, 1,300 sf. Private patio. $795 monthly with yearly lease. 813-385-5490 Master suite for rent. Kitchen privileges, washer /dryer, utilities included. Close to shopping. Apollo Beach $650 monthly. 813-549-9773 One bedroom RV on private property. References. $150 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813-363-6001 Two bedroom $165 weekly, plus secu rity deposit. R & M Mobile Home Park in Gibsonton. 813-236-9207 Riverview $650 monthly 55+ gated community. 2br/1ba, unfurnished. 813-677-4778 Mobile homes & RV lots for rent. Mobile homes for sale. E-Z terms. Eastwood Estates Mobile Home Park, Gibsonton. Call Heather 813-677-5726 One bedroom house & 2 bedroom trailer $500 monthly $250 deposit. No pets. South of Gibsonton off US 41. 813-690-0768 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes from $125 to $165. Water, sewer & trash included. Gibsonton, Riverview 813-234-0992 Mobile home for rent. 2br/1.5ba, large lot, Ruskin area. $650 monthly, $400 deposit. 813-389-2071 We are the local source for business cards, letterhead, invoices, posters, tickets, etc..... Your neighborhood printer. &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 CALLClaire TortOFFICE:(813) 363-7250 Peaceful area right in town, affordable, close to everything. Adjacent to a newer Key West style house; its a great spot for your dream home. 2BR/2BA, split plan, huge air-conditioned addition, inside utility, 2-car carport with large attached shed/ workshop. Lot is almost acre with beautiful fruit trees. No HOA. 2BR/1 BA, beautiful new kitchen and wood floors, inside utility, huge enclosed lanai, dock, boatlift, fenced backyard. Could be furnished or not. SCC 3BR (split) SP A and therapy pool ...................................... $199,000RENT ALS 1BR/1.5BA w/expanded lanai .... $650/month 1BR/1.5BA w/larger lanai, furnished ........................................ $700/month 2BR/2BA furnished ..................... $695/month 2BR/2BA Siesta, furn., GC ....... $850/month 2BR/2BA Sierra, furn. or unfurn. ........................................ $1050/monthUNDER CONTRACT

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AB, SCC, Ruskin, Riverview area. 710 LAWN CARE. Parts & service. Authorized warranty center. Commercial & residential. Open 7days, 8:30am-6pm. 725 14th St., Wimauma. 813-938-3226. Pickup & delivery Professional lawn care providing all of your turf, landscaping & irrigation needs. Residential/ commercial. www. bandslawncare.com 813-645-7266 Licensed & insured. No contract. Yearly, monthly or per cut. As low as $25 per cut. 813-293-6840. Landscaping needs. Rock, mulch, tree service. Pressure washing. Monthly lawn maintenance. Licensed & insured. Free estimates. 813-477-3054 www. henryslawnmaintenance.com Professional maintenance company serving all your landscaping needs. Residential & commercial. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, SCC, Riverview. Li censed /insured. 813-333-3688 Free estimates. Mowing, trimming, edging. Home 813-634-2856, cell 813317-7679 714 TREE REMOV AL Landscaping. Sales: trimming, remov als, popcorn curbing, stump grinding, clearing, hauling. Fill dirt/ top soil/ rock/ mulch. 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www.ObserverNews.netOctober 6, 2011 Volume 55 Number 37THE OBSERVER NEWS Mac McComb, South Countys busiest volunteer, is honored at a retirement party. See page 3 for the full story by Penny Fletcher.First Baptist of Gibsonton celebrates 80+ years beginning with a homecoming. Melody Jameson tells the story on page 14. PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 INSIDE: Family Owned & Operated SCCs Oldest and Most Trusted Flooring Dealer 1629 Sun City Center Plaza(near SCC Post Office)813-633-7116 The Perfect H ome Deser ves The Perfect Fl oor MEMBER WEST FLORIDA MitITCH TrapRAPHaAGenEN PHotoOTOUsing goggles known as Fatal Vision Goggles, young people experience what a drug or alcohol impaired person might see while driving as part of Bruce Murakamis Safe Teen Driver program at Andersen Racepark in Palmetto.Fishing for answersBy PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netRUSKIN Groundbreaking research is taking place on a quiet Ruskin street that could affect the rest of the world. What would happen if non-native species of fish got loose in rivers and lakes? How would they interact with the natural inhabitants? How would the habitat change? Would the species intermingle, or would one overtake the other until none were left? This is only one of the areas being explored at the University of Floridas Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory on 24th Street. Following federal budget cuts of $300,000, the labs director Craig Watson has had to find funding elsewhere to keep answering these questions and diagnosing the diseases of commercially-sold edible and tropical fish.PENNY FLETCHCHER PHHOTOCraig Watson, director of the Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory in Ruskin, shows how eels come to the surface and play with his hand. See FISH LAB, page 13By %  MItchTCH TrRAphPHAgenGEN mitch@observernews.netPALMETTO Bruce Murakami spent three years working to ensure the young man who killed his wife and 11-year-old child was punished. He hired a private investigator and crime scene reconstruction experts. He relentlessly pursued prosecutors to bring charges against the 19-year-old who, while street racing in Tampa, slammed into the minivan his wife was driving. He wanted justice. Standing on the verge of success, with the young man Jason Cabezas pleading guilty to two counts of manslaughter, Murakami chose a different course. He asked the judge to withhold the guilty plea. He had forgiven Cabezas and, instead of a possible 30-year prison sentence, he asked the judge to allow both him and Cabezas to work together to educate teenagers about safe driving. Once the idea of forgiveness flowed into my mind and heart, I started thinking how I could turn something so negative into something positive, Murakami said. His change of heart came after meeting Cabezas alone and he realized that Jason was in as much pain as he was. The result was a nonprofit organization known as Safe Teen Driver, dedicated to teaching young people about the dangers of reckless driving and working towards helping victims and families of all vehicular crimes. Together Murakami and Cabezas have spoken to students at high schools across Hillsborough County and they have appeared on NBCs Dateline Two men turn tragedies into positives and save lives in the process.Teen drivers learn hard lessons the safe waySee TEEN DRIVERS, page 2 See SCC CHANGES, page 23Elections office formal openingRIVERVIEW Members of the League of Women Voters South County Unit, the Riverview Chamber of Commerce and Sweetbay Supermarkets have combined efforts to welcome the South Countys new Hillsborough Countys Supervisor of Elections office Tuesday (Oct. 11). The satellite facility located in the Riverview Town Center east of Lowes Home Improvement store on Gibsonton Drive will be launched formally at 10 a.m. by Earl Lennard, county elections supervisor. Members of the chambers Ambassadors and the League unit will be on hand to assist visitors. Light refreshments are being provided by Riverviews Sweetbay Supermarket. The public is invited to check out the latest county office making access to a full range of voter services more convenient for South County citizens as a busy elections year approaches.Substantial changes may be in Sun City Centers futureBy MELODY JAAMESON%  mj@observernews.netSunUN CitITY CenterENTER As this community continues celebration of its 50th anniversary, consideration of major alterations that could change its face also is on the horizon. A series of three town hall meetings focusing on different but related aspects of possible capital improvements across the community has been scheduled by the SCC Community Association board, according to Ed Barnes, its president. The first session is slated for Wednesday, November 16, to sketch out for CA members the big picture, the what and how and why of a new multi-million dollar enhancement and expansion program aimed at upgrading the communitys famed amenities as it embarks on its next half century, Barnes said. The second town hall is set for Thursday, December 15, to explore with residents the details of a potential master plan layout. A third meeting is on tap for January 19, 2012, to review the evolving full blown plan and to look at the financing options available, he added. Each session is to be held in Community Hall on South Pebble Beach Boulevard. The multi-faceted improvements project got underway earlier this year when the CA board proposed a slate of 10 potential additions and ED BARNES President SCC CA

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Medicare not eligibleRSVP OB4Free Lunch ServedCall today for a reservation. and the Oprah Winfrey show. In his wife Cindys and daughter Chelseas memory, the mission continues. Barry Marcone is a different kind of victim of vehicular crime. In 2007, his son, Chris, drove while drunk and killed a 13-year-old girl. Chris was sentenced to 13 years in prison one year for each year of his victims life. He saw the suffering and the grief of the young victims family. He saw his son agonize over what he had done and the realization that there was no way for him to take it back or to make things right. Barry could not condone what his son had done, but he was still Chriss father. Like Bruce Murakami, Barry looked for something, anything, positive that could result from the devastation. Today Chris is in prison. On Monday morning, Barry stood before students at East Bay High School to tell his story, to help young people understand that drinking and driving can not only destroy their lives, but also the lives of their families and of innocent victims. It has been four years since his son took the life of a young girl not enough time to heal the wounds. The pain remains in his eyes and in his words. On Sunday, Bruce Murakami and Barry Marcone met with teenagers and their parents at Andersen RacePark on U.S. Highway 41 in Palmetto as part of Murakamis Safe Teen Driver program known as TRACK Teaching Road Awareness and Consequences to Kids. TRACK is designed to give teenagers the opportunity to experience and practice driving skills and to learn from experience how alcohol or drugs can impair their driving abilities. The program is designed to be not Teen drivers%  Bruce Murakami lost his wife and 11-year-old daughter to an accident caused by a young man who was street racing. After spending three years seeking justice, he ended up forgiving the young man and working with him to educate young people on becoming safe drivers. Four years ago, Barry Marcones son was sent to prison for killing a 13-year-old girl while driving drunk. Today Marcone has dedicated himself to educating young people about the dangers of driving while impaired. For Marcone, the pain is still visible in his eyes and heard in his voice.only eye-opening and educational, but also to allow the young people to have some fun on the racetrack. For the young people who take part, Murakami insists that at least one parent or guardian be on hand for the entire program. Parents need to understand they play a far more important role than they may realize in educating their children, he said.Standing next to the racetrack, Mike Shirley, along with Sean Washington, of East Bay High Schools Driver Education department, gave the teens the bottom line. Drinking or using drugs while driving will end their lives as they know it. If celebrities and sports stars arent cool enough to talk their way out of such situations, they shouldnt fool themselves into thinking theyll have the ability. He handed one girl a large pair of goggles, known as Fatal Vision Goggles, designed to simulate what a drug or alcohol impaired person might see. He asked her to walk over to a nearby golf cart and drive a course of orange cones. She staggered to the cart, slowly sat down and took off, running over cones as she went. In a real-world situation, those cones could have been street signs, or an innocent bicyclist, or a 13-year-old girl. As part of the course, the young people also gained firsthand knowledge of the real dangers of distracted driving, such as what happens when using a cell phone while driving. Barry Marcone created drivingsober.net, a website filled with the stories of victims and with resources for young people to help guide them away from becoming the next statistic. Car crashes are the leading cause of death among teens, Marcone said. Together we can change that.Also on the website is a letter his son wrote from prison. My name is Christopher S. Marcone and I am an inmate of the Florida Department of Corrections. I am serving [a] 13-year prison sentence for D.U.I. manslaughter. On April 12, 2007, I made a fatal mistake of getting behind a wheel drunk. Because of my intoxication I ended up running a stop sign and hit an oncoming car. A thirteen year old girl lost her life and three others were critically injured as a result of this accident that I caused. After I serve my time and my sentence is up I will once again be able to reunite with my family and friends. That will never happen for the family and friends of the young girl that was killed due to my reckless actions. Although I will eventually be released and sent home to be with my loved ones, I will live with this accident for the rest of my life. Chris will be 37-years-old at the end of his sentence. Marcones nonprofit organization doesnt earn or seek revenue or donations of any kind, so he continues to work for a paycheck to keep it going, to do what he can to ensure that no other parent will lose a child to a drunk or drug-impaired driver or to the bars of a state prison. But most of all, he wants to protect young people. This is for the kids. Thats what its all about, he said. Its hard sometimes, but you have to follow your heart. On Monday morning at East Bay High School standing before a group of students telling a very difficult story, he did just that. The next TRACK event will take place on Nov. 6, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to young people from 14 to 18 years old. One parent or guardian must be on hand for the entire program. To register, visit www.safeteendriver.org. Barry Marcones website contains a wealth of resources for young people to stay safe while driving. Marcone is also available to schools and other organizations as a public speaker. For more information, visit www.drivingsober.net. Information about Andersen RacePark is available at www.andersenracepark.com.

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DOVE INTERIORS CARPET ONEFLOOR & HOME 813-645-86601 mile west of I-75 Exit 240-BMON.-FRI. 9 a.m. 5 p.m. SAT. 10 a.m. 2 p.m. CLOSED SUNDAY Evenings by appointment We are the Oldest Family-Owned Window Treatment/Flooring Store in Southshore THE 2010 THE 2011 South County says farewell to long-time volunteerKenneth Mac McComb retires from retirement%  penny@observernews.netRUSKIN Sept. 29 wasnt a runof-the-mill afternoon at the South County Regional Service Center on Ruskins 30th Street. Men, women and children, many in various types of uniforms, toted food from their vehicles into the building for a party given in honor of one of South Countys busiest volunteers, Kenneth Mac McComb. Joan Noble of the SouthShore Community Justice Center, Eileen Burke and Mary Valesano from the school system, and Vanessa Ortiz of Florida Home Partnership, had joined forces to throw a bash for McComb as he retires from the jobs he has done during his 15 years of retirement while living in Sun City Center. Later this month McComb is moving to Maryland to be near his daughter Pam and son-in-law Joe who were present at the party. The trio enlisted help from the various organizations for which Mac has volunteered, including the YES program in Wimauma (Youth Environmental Service), the sheriffs office, several schools at which he has tutored, mentored and otherwise offered his services, and members of the many boards on which he has served. In the 15 years since he retired and moved from Maryland to Sun City Center, he has held many positions at both the hands-on and advisory levels that have helped hundreds of South Countys residents. People he has known and helped, including children he has tutored, showed up in force. Ill never forget him. He greeted me on my first day, said Roy Moral, who is now principal at Cypress Creek Elementary School. That was in 2007 when Moral was assigned to Wimauma Elementary, where McComb spent a great deal of time. McCombs friend Dorothy Cuttle and her daughter, Carolyn Robinson were among the guests who said they were glad McComb would be with family but were sorry to see him go. Hes a wonderful person, Cuttle said. A large projection screen in the front of the room flashed photographs of McCombs volunteer activities over the years; with groups PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSKenneth Mac McComb was given a going away party by many of the people from organizations he has helped during his 15-years in South County. People from the school system, Florida Home Partnership, the sheriffs office, and the SouthShore Community Justice Center were all present for a celebration in his honor Sept. 29. He and his friend Dorothy Cuttle, said it was a bittersweet event for them as he will be joining his family in Maryland and she will continue to reside in Sun City Center. Joan Noble, coordinator of the SouthShore Community Justice Center, second from right, and her team, Eileen Burke and Vanessa Ortiz of the Florida Home Partnership, and Mary Valesano from the Ruskin School got together to put on the event.of children; laughing with friends; and at the speakers podium at events bringing attention to those less fortunate who needed assistance of some kind. His daughter Pam talked about family things in his past that his South County friends didnt know about, like how he had proposed to their mother seven times. He met our mother in church on Easter Sunday, June 29, 1949. When they were courting, he kept asking her if he could see her apartment. She said no over and over. Then one day she said, all right, you can see it. Dad took a look around, and then said, fine, now he had seen it, and left. I think he just wanted to see if she was a good housekeeper, his daughter said. Many heartwarming stories later, often accompanied by tears, Pam turned the microphone over to her father. He said he had greatly enjoyed his time in South County. I live in Ruskin and Wimauma and sleep in Sun City Center, he said, referring to his volunteerism.Ive been all over the world and from what Ive experienced, the people here have a real heart for the down-and-out, he said. People here contribute more in this area than Ive seen anywhere else in the world. Theres a real spirit of community here. I think its life as it should be lived. And McComb has truly seen the world.I talked my mother into lying about my age so I could go into the Marine Corps. Then when the war was over I got out and got my degree in sociology on the GI Bill, he said.Since then he has worked with children and youth, mostly delinquent youth, before moving to Florida. While with the Department of Welfare stationed in Washington, D.C., he was a senior counselor for delinquent and dependent youth. He also served as a personnel officer and assistant to the director for the Department of Corrections. Here in South County, the father of two, now 83, has served as president of the Wimauma Area Improvement Authority, chairman of Youth Environmental Services Inc., and been a member of the sheriffs office Wimauma Community Council. Hes also on the advisory board of and is a certified community mediator for the SouthShore Community Justice Center; is a member of the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center and the Balm-Wimauma Area Housing Partnership; and is an active substitute teacher at Wimauma, Cypress Creek, Ruskin and Gibsonton elementary schools. Volunteers get more out of volunteering than those receiving the help, McComb told the crowd gathered in his honor. I have enjoyed every minute of helping people turn their lives around.

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X 4 to cover and have them available. When you have covered all the items, close out the conversation especially in a conflict situation. Staying on the line too long can be a serious mistake. Again, say what you have to say and get off the line as quickly as possible. 4. When the person with whom you must talk to resolve your problem is out, use the call to find when he or she will be in and the best time for you to call back. (If you are in sales, and you are calling a customer, the general rule is NEVER ask a customer to call you back.) 5. Be sure to write down the name and extension number of each person with whom you speak. Make notes about each conversation. Never forget that the faintest pencil is better than the sharpest of memories. 6. Group your calls so as to maximize your time at the phone. If a line is busy, you can go to the next number on your list but make a note of the time you tried to get through; it might be important later. 7. Always be prepared to leave a succinct message on an answering machine. Your message should include your name, phone number, date and time of call, the subject of your call, and whether you should be called back. In todays world, answering machines are a reality. Be prepared to cope with them. 8. Lastly, if you happen to have one of the new smart phones, spend some time with a person who knows how to use it and learn its functions. During a call is not the time to add stress by pushing Technology is changing the world and it is not hard to understand why many of us develop a fear of some new piece of equipment, especially in the era of the smart phone. If its something we dont have to deal with regularly, then we can overlook it. But if it is something with which we often come into contact, we have to do everything possible to overcome the fear. Believe it or not, one of the phobias (or fears) that many people have today is telephone phobiathe fear of using the telephone. The Encyclopedia of PhobiasFears and Anxieties gives this problem a rather large write up and it deserves to be treated seriously. You may not be a person who doesnt fear using the telephone, but I bet you know someone who does. Show this column to them. If you happen to be afflicted with this malady, here are some ideas to make you feel more comfortable while using the telephone. If youre not uncomfortable with the telephone, these ideas may make your use of the telephone more efficient. 1. Know to whom you wish to speak. If you dont know, ask the party who answers, Who has the authority and knowledge to help me attain my goal. 2. Be assertive in your tone and manner. The best book on assertiveness is called, When I Say No, I feel Guilty. Maintain control of the conversation from the beginning by staying on the subject which brings us to number three. 3. Make notes on what you want By William Hodges Taking the fear out of the phone POSITIVE TALKthe wrong buttons. Fear can be debilitating and fear of the telephone is as bad as any other fear. The more you understand about the fear, and the better prepared you are, the more likely you are to overcome it. Now go aheadreach out and touch someone with confidence. Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interview-format television program, Spotlight on Government, on the Tampa Bay Community Network which airs Mondays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com. Phone: 813-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.comJazz it up with the Kiwanis ClubThe Kiwanis Club SouthShore has engaged three jazz groups to play at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Community Association Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. The concerts first half will include the six-piece Dixieland group and the four-piece Sax Jazz. The second half will conclude with the 12-piece Jazz Big Band. Tickets priced at $15 per person may be bought at the Atrium ticket counter weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon, or from the SCC Chamber of Commerce weekdays during business hours or at the door the evening of the concert. For more information, call Joe Nargolwala at (813) 633-8574. Savings Stacked High. REAL HIGH. Miami;Apollo Beach Air LLC;B12635;10.12x7.5-2c Receive up to $1,650 in Rebates* AND up to $500 in Federal Tax Credits** AND up to $500 in Instant Trade Rebate*** AND up to $275 Utility Rebate!*** $50 OFF Your Next Repair!CAC1813763 Offer expires 12/2/2011.*Rebate offer is valid only with the purchase of qualifying Lennox products. **See dealer for details and visit www.energystar.gov for more information. ***See dealer for details. 2011 Lennox Industries Inc. See your participating Lennox dealer for details. 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The offices of Thomas J. Sherwood are generously donating their time to work one-onone with individuals with questions about their options regarding their mortgages. People behind on their mortgage or upside down on their mortgage may be wondering what their options are and what government programs may help them. Here is a chance to have your personal situation reviewed and have your questions answered about your specific situation. You can find out the answer to questions like: Can I do a strategic default? Does it make sense to do a loan modification? What happens after foreclosure? Can I own a house again? If I do a short sale will it cost me anything out of pocket? What happens to my credit? Thomas J. Sherwood has been a licensed attorney since 1976, and his office specializes in all aspects of mortgage foreclosure including defense of mortgage foreclosure lawsuits. They can assist in loan modifications and the short sale process as well. Current information on the many government programs can also be provided. The foreclosure workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 14 at the Hillsborough Title Office at 833 Cypress Village Blvd., Ruskin, FL 33573. Coffee and homemade treats will be available. For more information or to RSVP, email myforeclosure prevention@gmail. com or call (813) 562-8500 or (813) 421-2015.

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X 8 5 5 The Ruskin Moose Lodge #813 is located at www.lodge813.moosepages.org WEEKLY EVENTS Every Saturday Horseshoes UPCOMING EVENTS RUSKIN Moose Lodge #813 UPCOMING EVENTS Eagles Set Their Weekly Activities St. S.W. has scheduled the following weekly activities. All events and activities of the Eagles Club guests. Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin. SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Regional Library. The Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin. SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Regional Library. For classes at the SouthShore Regional Library, County, SouthShore Arts Council, Firehouse Cultural Center Free Big Drawevents for October HCC in Ruskin offers diverse non-credit coursesDo you want to learn all about you always had a yen to learn how now being offered at the South week of October and continue on download the Fall 2011 Cata dinator of Lifelong Learning, at Operation Troop Support kicks off annual Operation Troop Support running through Nov. 30. cations indicated below or adopt a Troop Support 2011 on the subject line. Avoiding victimization in Ruskin. library visit www.hcplc.org. and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position, or opin ions of Hillsborough County, lic Libraries, or the Friends of the County, Inc. who do not endorse Adam C. Campbell Coast Guard Recruit Training instruction on water safety and sur fitness, health and wellness, first ship. Guard just as they will work to gether aboard ships and shore units throughout the world. To reinforce ness, civil rights training, and the received instruction on the Coast Respect and Devotion to Duty force. Gibsonton, FL.Terrance L. KirklandSon of Latonia E. Kirkland of Riverview, Fla. and Terrance L. Kirkland, Sr of Riverview, FL, Intelligence Specialist Course at the Navy and Marine Corps Intel ligence Training Center in Virginia Kirkland received instruc tion in national security and reading and terrain observation, also received training on strategic, electronic, naval, air and ground defense and intelligence activities Kirkland is a 2010 graduate of view, FL and joined the Navy in Free boat safety inspections are held every Saturday by the U.S. in Ruskin for recreational boaters. These safe ty inspections are available Park in Ruskin on the first and second and fourth Saturday, also Looking for a rewarding way on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Eber Lane in Sun City Center. Free boat safety inspections held

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Living in the relative peace and tranquility of South Hillsborough, its easy to forget that our inhabitance here is part of more than 4.2 million fellow inhabitants in the 19th largest metropolitan area in the United States. But those numbers tell only part of the story this city is huge. I was recently reminded of the sheer size of the place because I wanted to buy something from a person in Holiday. If you dont know where Holiday is, I can tell you: its almost to Mars. Seriously. In driving to Holiday, my wife and I never left an urban area but we drove for more than an hour and a half. The trip took so long we ended up stopping for dinner along the way, lest we would have starved to death among our own fellow inhabitants in this poster child for urban sprawl known as the Tampa Bay area. What could possibly have been worth driving to Holiday for? A road case a wooden box, covered in heavy-duty material with big ol casters and industrialstrength fold-down handles. It is designed to carry the various odds and ends of musical equipment, usually to venues for live performances. Of course, I told myself that I needed the road case in order to flee should our choice of a newto-us home near the river turns disastrous, with a storm causing the river to join us in our living room. But the real reason wasnt so sensible. The truth is, I harbor a fantasy of sorts that Ill actually perform somewhere someday and that fantasy stretches to the point where I dont horrifically embarrass myself in the process. I love my wife. I have a job that I love, working for people I respect. I live in a beautiful place and have wonderful friends. Why on earth would I harbor a secret desire to potentially humiliate myself in front of groups of people for no real gain whatsoever? The answer to that is: I havent a clue. The weather this past weekend was beautiful. It was, borrowing a word from singer Jimmy Buffet, a perfect example of Floridays. It seemed that festivals sprang up everywhere in response to the first cooler days of the season. At an art and music festival at Valencia Lakes near Sun City Center, Michelle was particularly struck by one artist named Stanly R. Acosta. At the festival, this young man was putting himself out there for all to see without a hint of embarrassment and rightly so. He had talent lots of it. Im not so sure the same could be said of me and my music. It was only weeks ago that Michelle came home with an electric guitar, inspiring my return to music after 26 years. Its one thing to impress her from the second-bedroomturned-music-room of our small house; she is accustomed to dealing with my ego already made somewhat fragile and uncertain by simply writing to 100,000 people each week. Its one thing to write and not see the outcome as newspapers land on driveways, but its another thing to actually put yourself out there in person to stand before the harsh and unforwondered to myself if, in trying to live, they have ignored their calling, and their hearts and souls have paid the price for the money in their wallets. Yes, admittedly thats a stretch to take away from a scowling man or woman sitting behind the wheel of a BMW in a traffic jam on U.S. Highway 19, but maybe not so much. While certainly some of us were meant to be accountants or attorneys, I think many more of us were meant to be something we are currently not. We all have a calling, I think. For the most part, we feel we have to ignore it in order to be sensible or just to survive. Writing the book that is inside of you or drawing out the images your mind can see arent things that have to cost money. If we can just get past the naysayer that lives in our own heads, I believe we can live our dreams or at least take steps towards fulfilling them. What do we have to lose in trying? I can survive a little public humiliation if it comes to that. After all, I have a dream (along with my day job to fall back on, God willing). This is a big city and potential opportunities are on every street corner and down every avenue or, perhaps, even in your own backyard. What is your dream? What are you going to do to make it happen? You dont have to be miserable in a traffic jam, you can be who you are supposed to be. Just let yourself do it. And then make it happen. giving gaze of a potentially indifferent public, such as Mr. Acosta and all of the other artists did at that festival last weekend. For Mr. Acosta, I have no doubt that it is a calling. In my mind, music now joins writing, photography and sailing in what Ive convinced myself is a calling that I can hear with my minds ear. My concern is whether my calling is less the voice of God or nature or whatever and more the voice of a schizophrenic lunatic living inside my head. As we journeyed to Holidaylying-just-short-of-Mars, I noticed the people in the cars that surrounded us. Some of them looked unhappy, some looked downright miserable. Perhaps it was the nightmarish traffic, but I

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X 10 7 6B 7 Adult Program/Event Highlights October 6 to 12 Access: Introduction and Table Design Understand relational databases and learn the basics of database table design. Previous experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is recommended. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Learn how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft through this informative program presented by Gina Vittone from the Elder Justice Center. The 7th Division of District 7 Coast Guard Auxiliary will host an informational workshop that will cover vessel safety and float plans. A Call To All Adult Artists The John Crawford Advisory Board is looking for artists (painting or drawing) to display their work in the Crawford Studio. Applications are available for juried shows during the months of May/June; or September/October; or November/December 2012. Pick up an application at the Information Desk at SouthShore Regional Library. Applications are now due December 1, 2011. Questions? Contact Laurie Burhop at 273-3652. Learn the parts of a window, how to navigate in the Windows environment, and file management. Learn about the parts and basic terminology of computers. Also covers basic purchasing considerations. Registration is available one hour prior to the beginning of the program. Adventures in Writing Connect with local writers to discuss all aspects of the writing process. Inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If youve ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Adult/Teen Watercolor Class* Join Art Instructor, Bruce Marsh, and explore the many possibilities of watercolors. All levels welcomed. Limit 20. Registration required at the Information Desk or call 273-3652. Join other needle people to share techniques, tips and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric crafts. Beginners are welcome! Bring a project and ask us questions! How do plants acquire their names, join them and learn how to identify plants in your yard. Co-sponsored by the Hillsborough County Extension Service. *Free event is provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Go to www.southshorefriends.com or call (813) 634-1396 for more information about the Friends. SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARYThe South Shore Senior Singles group, a ministry of the Sun City Center United Methodist Church, will meet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Alpha Pizza House, 1312 Apollo Beach Blvd., in Apollo Beach. Music will be provided by Thor Stevens for your listening and dancing enjoyment. The menu consists of Italian, Greek, and American food. Reservations are requested. They meet at the Alpha House the second Saturday of each month, and Thor Stevens is scheduled to provide the music. For more information, or to make a reservation, call Patti at (813) 634-7171. 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11 10 PIXIEPixie is a sweet little female who was brought to the shelter with three buddies. She has bounced back from her early misadventures to be a real little lover who loves to be held by volunteers and gets her motor going right away. She also has a wonderful orange hue to her fur. Pixie has been spayed, microchipped, and brought up-to-date on her shots. DOB: Sept. 2005. C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273. JADEJade is a darling Shiba Inu mix. Her owners moved out of their rental and left her behind. What a crime! Jade has the softest coat and the sweetest disposition. She loves humans and furry friends equally. She enjoys time cuddling. She also has fun chasing balls and squeaky toys. Jade appears to have great house manners too. This is a special little girl. Wont you consider giving her a forever home? 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Frustrated Senior Dear Frustrated, Because Medicares prescription drug plans can change their costs and benefits from year-to-year, comparing Part D plans every year during the open enrollment season (which is now Oct. 15-Dec. 7) is always a smart idea. Here are some tips and resources to help you find the best drug coverage at the lowest price. Do It Yourself If you have a home computer and Internet access, comparing your current Medicare drug plan with the many other plans that are available, and enrolling in one, is something you can do yourself. Just go to Medicares online Plan Finder Tool at www.medicare.gov/ find-a-plan, and type in your zip code or your personal information, the drugs you take and their dosages, and select the pharmacies you use and youll get a cost By Jim Miller How to pick the best Medicare Prescription Drug Plan for you THE SAVVY SENIORconsider Allsup Inc. (866-5217655, medicare.allsup.com). 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X 10 Ruskin VFW Post #6287Ruskin 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, Oct. 6 VA Hospital at 5:30 p.m. Bar Bingo at 6 p.m. Pat MacKaliger Birthday. Friday, Oct. 7 Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Music by George Durham from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 Ladies 40Year Anniversary Party by invitation only. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Music by George Durham from 7 to 11 p.m. Shirley Turner Birthday. Sunday, Oct. 9 Fire in the Hole from 1 to 4 p.m. Music by Bump in the Road from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10 Planning meeting at 6 p.m. House Meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 Games in Lounge from 1 to 5 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4:30 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 VFW & LAVFW Meeting at 7 p.m. Kids Program/Event Highlights October 6 to 12 For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.Make reading time family time. Stories, action rhymes, songs, interactive activities, and crafts make up this fun 30-minute program that celebrates a love of reading. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket and favorite cuddly toy. For middle and high school students. Have a voice in creating and planning library programs for teens and earn community service hours toward graduation, scholarships and more! Refreshments provided by Dominos Pizza and SweetBay Supermarkets. For children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. For children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers. Stories, fingerplays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Stories, action rhymes, songs and interactive activities make up this engaging 30-minute program that highlights early literacy skills, and encourages reading readiness and social interaction. For children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. For children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. For children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers. Stories, fingerplays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Stories, action rhymes, songs and interactive activities make up this engaging 30-minute program that highlights early literacy skills, and encourages reading readiness and social interaction. *Free event is provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Go to www.southshorefriends.com or call (813) 634-1396 for more information about the Friends. SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARY Observe the Moon Night at Camp BayouJoin the naturalists at the Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 for one of their No-Flashlight Night Hikes. As always, the hike will end at the fire circle with smores to enjoy after your adventure. Pre-registration requested, limit 20 people, suitable for ages 6 through adults. A $5 program is requested to help cover costs of supplies. Contact Dolly at campbayou@gmail.com or call (813) 641-8545 to make reservations. This night hike coincides with some special night sky possibilities. celebration of our nearest neighbor, the Moon! Each year in the fall, millions of people from hundreds of locations in countries across the globe come together to view the Moon and learn about its diverse roles in culture, history, science, and exploration. to radiate from the northern constellation Draco, is normally a weak shower producing perhaps 10 meteors per hour. However, this shower has proved strongly variable in the past, in some years reaching hundreds per hour. Unfortunately this years peak is expected between 1 and 2 p.m. EST on Saturday, Oct. 8, but they hope for some stragglers during the hike. This event is part of a Be Out There!-NWF, Get Outdoors Florida!, inspired initiative. park before the Countys ELAP program purchased the land but it is now open for day use only, open to the general public. Through volunteers, donations, membership and grants, the RCDF offers pre-scheduled programs to schools, youth groups, adult groups and families plus its open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Saturday for passive recreational pursuits such as wildlife watching, nature photography and trail walks. The Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is a public-private partnership between the non-profit Ruskin Community Development Foun Conservation. Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of S.R. 674 at the end of 24th St. SE in Ruskin. More information is on the web at http:// www.campbayou.org or call (813) 641-8545.Juvenile arrest avoidance programThe Community Meeting for Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at University Area Community Development Center, 14013 N. 22nd St. in Tampa. Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6 Countywide, will be hosting informational meetings to educate the community about the Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program. The Hillsborough County Juvenile Justice Task Force has been working on this program for nearly a year. The Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program is a process intended to encourage youth to stay out of trouble, and avoid an arrest record. Our youth are the future of our we give them every opportunity to complete their education, serve their country and obtain meaningful employment, Commissioner Beckner, Chair of the Juvenile Justice Task Force, stated. These community meetings will be a great opportunity for parents and kids to learn more about a program which is designed to give those affected by poor judgment a second chance. A panel consisting of Commissioner Beckner, representatives from law enforcement, the courts system, and the Juvenile Justice Task force will answer questions at community meetings; and provide information about the Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program. The remaining informational meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1, Lennard High School, 2342 Shell Point Rd. East in Ruskin For more information, call Commissioner Beckners office at (813) 272-5730 or log onto www. hillsboroughJJTF.org. graveyard from the 1800s. Show your appreciation for the people who built Riverview at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 11020 Hackney Dr., Riverview. Help is needed for weeding/ mowing, cleaning off gravestones, and picking up trash. Donations are welcome. For more information, call Florence at (813) 677-7606.Its cemetery clean-up time! Are you turning 65 years old soon? Do you have questions?Social Security Administration is coming to Sun City Center!! Wed., Oct. 19, 2011Gourmet luncheon to followTo RSVP Call Join us for an informative session with the face of Social Security in the Tampa Bay area, Kay Torano. You wont want to miss this opportunity to talk directly with the people that can answer all of your questions!!! 813-633-2636Sun City Dental Center Offers expire 10/31/11. Coupons must be mentioned at time of scheduling appointment. The fee advertised is the minimum fee charged. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hrs. of responding to the advertisement for the fee service examination or treatment. 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11 14 15 You, Me, and Businesswithout much (or any) life insurance, or they need to supplement Social Security or a small pension. They have lots of experience, an old fashioned work ethic, and they dont want to be relegated to being a greeter at a big box store. Can mature workers get hired in our current economic environment? Absolutely! But there are ways they can sabotage their job-seeking efforts by using aging phrases that take them from mature executive to crabby old dude. If youre interviewing, you might want to rethink saying such things as: Been there, done that or Back when I was doing that kind of work Other aging phrases include I think that was in and Things are so different nowadays. Mature job seekers can also run afoul with the tell me about questions. If you are asked Tell me about a situation when you make it something that happened in the 2000s, not something from 1983. And please, leave the cell phone in the car. No texting allowed in the interview room! And you dont need to list your job as a pizza delivery person in college on your resume. Only the most recent experience is relevant to todays managers. The jobs are out there and mature workers do get hired. (I was hired at the Chamber at the tender age of 52.) So give us a couple of weeks to get those jobs uploaded to the website and polish off your resume! Its time to get to work! By Dana Dittmar Sometimes an idea is so simple, you wonder why you didnt think of it before. I had one of those moments last week after the fourth person in two days walked into the Chamber, resume in hand, wondering if I knew of anyone who was hiring. That was followed an hour later with an email from Deb Adams at M&I Bank informing me of some new positions they had open. The next day, at a networking event, another regional manager announced he was looking for a sales rep for the area. We need a job bank, I said to myself. (Yes, I talk to myself out loud. What? Youre surprised?) So I called the company that operates our website and asked them to modify it so we could post jobs. The listings may be few now, but my guess is it wont be long before we have lots of local jobs posted there. To me, this just makes perfect sense. Our members want to hire people who come recommended to them and they dont want to have to pay Careerbuilder.com a fortune to list a job. And with one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, we need to do all we can to get our local residents back to work. It strikes many further up the interstate as somewhat ironic: the Chamber of a retirement town has a job bank. Isnt everyone here retired? Well, no. Some work because retirement bores them and they enjoy the social interaction of dealing with customers. Others still work because their 401(k) became a 101(k), their spouse passed away By: Dana Dittmar, Executive DirectorSCC Chamber News 12 902 N. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, FL 33570(Across from Sweetbay Supermarket)NEW PATIENTS WELCOMEKirk D. Parrott, D.D.S Carl E. Friedman, D.D.S.Members: American Dental Association, Florida State Dental Association, Florida West Coast Dental Association, Manatee County Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association. (813) 645-6491 Monday Thursday 7 a.m. 10 p.m. Friday 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Family Medical Care of Riverview, P.A. NEW LOCATION Opening Soon: Call for an appointment813-677-8418 www.RiverviewDocs.com (Ages 5 and up) Ofce of: Samuel C. Martino, D.O. Jacqui M. Dawson, D.O. Frank A. Sirchia, M.D. George R. Cheesman III, M.D. Nektarios S. Demetriou, D.O. Belinda B. Johnson, M.D.Effective Oct. 1st, please welcome new physician BELINDA B. JOHNSON, M.D. Doctor Johnson specializes in Womens and Community Health and is now accepting new patients. Allied Veterans of the World aff. 90INTERNET CENTER Grand OpeningPromotional SweepstakesNO PURCHASE NECESSARY Fax *At select locations OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Everyone Receives 100 Entries Each Day! No purchase necessary to participate in Sweepstakes Field of Honor Ceremony plannedThe Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. will be conducting a Field of Honor Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Park & Rear Admiral Leroy Collins, Jr., Veterans Museum, located just south of the Florida State Fairgrounds at 3602 U.S. Hwy. 301 N., Tampa at 10 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 15. In addition to honoring the casualties of the last three months there will be a special tribute paid to the 30 Special Operations Force members that were killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011 when their helicopter was shot down. USCENTCOM Color Guard will present the colors and the National Anthem will be sung by Hillsborough County Firefighter Chip Shields. This ceremony is open to the public and it is conducted every three months to honor those who have given their lives in the War on Terrorism. The names of every Soldier, Sailor, Airmen, Marine and Coast Guardsmen who died during the last three months are read aloud and a flag is placed in the field in their honor. There will be several Gold Star Wives in attendance and AMVETS Post 44 from Brandon will host this ceremony. Following the ceremony, Boy Scouts from Troop 110, Brandon will conduct a Flag Retirement ceremony behind the museum. For more information, contact Walt Raysick at (813) 653-4924 or by e-mail at wraysick@verizon.net.

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OCTOBER 6, 2011 13 CLIP & SAVERSVP2 days prior to event to...Assisted Living Facility License #4991813-634-3347 813-634-3347 UPCOMING OCTOBER EVENTSThurs., Oct. 13 11 a.m.-1 p.m. OKTOBERFEST!!! Complimentary to the public with a tour. Traditional German cuisine and beer. Entertainment by the Treble Clef Band. Dont miss this fun event. RSVP a must by 10/10/11.Tues., Oct. 18 10-11 a.m.mon C. Glisson will speak about the Sun City Center Community Foundation, its programs and benets of charitable giving to a foundation that benets local residents, causes and institutions. Learn more about this benevolent organization! Tues., Oct. 18 2:30-3:30 a.m. Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group. The resources are endless! Wed., Oct. 19 2:30-4 p.m. 100 Questions and Answers about Parkinsons will be here for our Parkinsons support group. Thurs., Oct. 20 10-11 a.m. Veterans Benets for Wartime Veterans and their Spouses! wartime Veterans and their surviving spouses if they need home care, assisted living, or skilled nursing. Benets range from $1056 $1949 per month and explain who qualies and how to apply. You served your country, now let your country serve you in your time of need! Thurs., Oct. 20 Low Vision Support Group: vision health questionnaire assessment will be provided. Wed., Oct. 26 2:30-4 p.m. Diabetes Support Group Everyday Basics of Diabetic Care. Thurs., Oct. 27 10-11 a.m. Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Fri., Oct. 28 2:30-4 p.m. C.O.A.P. (Children of Aging Parents) is an ongoing support group for individuals who are assisting and/or caring for older, adult parents. www.caps4caregivers.org But he is finding the dollars to keep the important research and fish diagnostics going. Another critical study concerns raising Bala sharks, he said. Bala sharks are an aquarium fish we import from Thailand, said Watson. Theyre very delicate and hard to handle. We (people in the U.S.) probably spend half a GOT SCREENED?IF YOU ARE CONCERNED AB OUT A SKIN GROWTH, WE WOULD BE HAPPY TO EVALUATE IT FOR YOU. CALL TODAY FOR A FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING!NOW ACC EPTING AV-MED INSURANCE Howard A. Oriba, M.D. | Michael G. Caruso, M.D. | Leslee Baute, P.A.The Skin Cancer Centers / Dermatology Associates4002 Sun City Center Blvd. U nit 102 Sun City Center, FL 33573(One Block West of the Hospi tal)813-634-1 455 SIGN UP FOR A FREE SKIN CANCER SCR EENINGBRING THIS COUPON IN TO RE CEIVE A FREE GIFT! million a year bringing them into this country. Another issue now being studied is finding a better way to aerate ponds because the technology now being used by fish farmers is more than 40 years old. Researchers at the center are also currently looking at how to produce the anthias in captivity. The anthias is an ornamental marine species from Christmas Island in the Pacific that no one has so far been able to commercially produce anywhere in the world. This fish is called a harem spawner, said Carlos Martinez, extension faculty at the lab. Watson explained that this is because one male stays with a large tank of females, and then when he gets old, he turns into a female. The center is studying how this strange event can happen. The anthias represents a whole group of salt water fish, Watson explained. This is one area where we have secured both government and private funding. Some research funds are also coming from Busch Gardens, Seaworld and the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, making some projects a combination of private and government funding, he said. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums is also involved in the marine side of the research. Hillsborough County funds the office manager position and we build hatcheries through a block grant, he added. The laboratory is also involved with local farmers and education and it has a veterinary program which has attracted students from all over the world. There is an internship which can last from two weeks to a year and a longer program for graduated veterinarians as well. Natalie Steckler, a graduate student of veterinary medicine from Miami is there on an internship, as is Mark Flint. Flint, who also already has his veterinary license, has come from Australia to do an internship and earn his PhD. I am happy to be in the growing field of veterinary medicine and am working on a long-term goal of specializing in fish health, Steckler said. Flint has spent one year in Florida and says he has learned much he will take back to the laboratory he mans in Australia. But the lab isnt all about research, study and education. Local fish farmers may call with their questions and bring samples in for tests as well. This is not a service for hobbyists, who are urged to call the county extension service, and the service is not free. Farmers may bring in samples PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSGreenhouse No. 3 is filled with tanks belonging to Hillsborough Community Colleges aquaculture program under the direction of Dr. Craig Casper.Fish lab%  from their ponds either singularly or in a group of fish to determine the cause of a symptom or treat a disease. The laboratory also has its own outdoor ponds. The lab occupies six-and-a-half acres and has 50 ponds on land that was once a fish farm, Watson explained. And there are also various indoor buildings, each housing tanks for research and disease control. There are many educational opportunities being provided at the lab as well. Students in aquaculture programs may come to learn, look, listen and study. Locally there are several opportunities for learning in the aquaculture field. Martinez gives classes to private citizens (not commercial users) on the use of pesticides so they can obtain the certification to use the restricted materials. There is a two-year aquaculture program at East Bay High School and an associate degree program at Hillsborough Community Colleges Brandon campus led by Craig Casper. There are also opportunities for college and veterinary students to work with the facilities both on and off site and also with the countys extension service. But not all the things that go on at the lab are directly involved with study and diagnostics. The sister industry of aquatic plants is also studied as well as health issues of anything that could impact fish and waterways, and researchers are working with farmers to help control problems connected with their work, like how to rid their farms of animals that eat their fish, including raccoons, certain species of birds and alligators. We just got a program in Sun City Center to control feral hogs, Watson said. When asked about future jobs in the industry Watson said it is hard to compete in a world market because a farmer in Indonesia may get 2 a fish and a U.S. farmer 25 for the same fish. But there are many new opportunities opening up in marine ornamentals because there are thousands of fish traded that are not in production in the United States now. In the future there will be jobs in hatcheries and with the larvae as that demand increases. The best way to prepare for these jobs is to earn a bachelors or masters degree but graduates of HCC have been employed with a two-year associates degree, Watson said.Craig Watson shows how eels come to the surface and play with his hand.

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14 OCTOBER 6, 2011 BookwormUsed Paperbacks, Hardbacks Childrens & Specialty Books!7414 Commerce St. Riverview, FL 33578Bookworms4U@gmail.com(1 Block west of Hwy. 301, off Riverview Dr.)(813) 443-0968Used Books Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy r Gibsontons First Baptist celebrates eight decades plus By MELODY JAMESON%  mj@observernews.netGIBSONTON There is a lot to be said for longevity. It so often is the foundation of stability, the source of useful knowledge found nowhere else, the springboard for achievements in the future. It offers the comforts of familiarity, the confidence derived from meeting challenges, the security of the known in an uncertain world. On Sunday at First Baptist Church here, theyll be honoring it all, observing it, celebrating it. Its homecoming and they have much to cherish. This communitys missionary Baptist church this year claims 81 years of history, almost half of those years led by the same pastor who has served no other congregation for 36 of his 68 years. Out of those years together have come a striking sanctuary building that is a local landmark as well as a church home, a school graduating outstanding student achievers, a thrift shop that helps untold numbers of area residents, a growing network of missionaries circling the globe, a portfolio of property surrounding the church buildings ready for future expansion, a firm financial footing. Its the result of longevity, of staying put, in one place, doing what could be done. Yet, it is not the course Pastor Mac Clements and his wife, Patty, first charted for themselves. Malcom, Mac Clements, the son of Fred and Bernice Clements who once operated a Gibsonton feed store, was born as World War II raged across Europe and the Pacific. He grew up in a home a short distance from the church where his family was well known. His maternal grandparents, Malcom and Ruby Sweat, were charter members of the little church organized in 1930 as the nation plunged into a great economic depression. He swam in Bullfrog Creek and romped on the white sands of Gardenville Beach, both the swimming hole and the beach now only memories. He rode horses on Gibsonton roads that were more like trails and took in baseball games with neighbor Cliff Prevatt. In 1961, he was graduated from East Bay High School, number 24 on the championship East Bay football team in the -61 season. Young Clements, a South County country boy fond of mullet, smoked or fried, and of fishing, followed his dad to U.S. Phosphoric, the phosphate processing plant at the mouth of the Alafia River, just over the bridge. There his life was altered; he met Patty Sumner, not knowing what the future held for them, but with full knowledge, he says today, that somehow he would marry her. Patty, born in Tifton, Georgia, but probably related a generation or two back to the pioneering South Hillsborough Sumners, also was an East Bay graduate, before Mac, and already was working in the processing plant office when he arrived. He wasted no time; they were married in the old First Baptist sanctuary in 1962. Come 2012, it will be 50 years, side by side. Mac left Phosphoric, went to work See CLEMENTS, page 15 When members of Gibsontons First Baptist Church assemble Sunday, it will be their first homecoming observance in 21 years. In that span of time, their eye-catching church (above) that is a landmark as well as sanctuary has survived a destructive hurricane, extended its outreach in several directions plus expanded its property boundaries for future growth. They have much to celebrate this homecoming, including a church history of 81 years, almost half of it with Pastor Mac Clements (below) as their spiritual leader and counselor, their vigorous church protector and forward looking friend. Yet, Clements, who grew up in Gibsonton, a third generation native, reached this, his sanctuary so close to his beginnings, by a circuitous route. MELODY JAmMESON PHOTOS

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OCTOBER 6, 2011 15 Since 1937 SOUTH TAMPA CARROLLWOOD BRANDON 254-4066 961-1362 413-8313 1510 South MacDill Ave. 14306 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. 1920 W. Brandon Blvd.No matter what your style.... Weve Got You Covered. Americas nest carpet. Plus Karastep carpet pad ($7/yard value) from Karastan*Offer Valid Until 10/31/11 times that Mac Clements did not attain the original objectives. Yet, the lessons learned, the contacts made, the friendships formed as a result of those defeats have been highly beneficial to the church, he notes today. They played a role, for example, in the acquisition of property east of the church at a price it could afford, thereby adding to its present and future value. In 1985, the church opened the First Baptist Christian School, kindergarten through 12th grade. Of its 140 graduates, most have obtained college degrees. One has become a CIA agent, another bought into and built a fast food empire, another has been awarded a full scholarship to St. Leo College in San Antonio, yet another now is headed to medical internship in Miami, Patty recalls. In the same timeframe, the church of today was built, an airy, two-story structure designed by Clements to encompass part of the old building and enclosing the new red, grey and mahogany sanctuary within a walkway that permits entrance to it from inside the building and from several sides. The new church building, though, was targeted by Hurricane Jeanne in 2004 and an estimated $350,000 in damage was done when wind gusts collapsed the Plexiglas west wall and water cascaded into the entrance hall. The situation then was complicated by an incompetent insurance agent. The Gibsonton country boy, however, knew how to protect his church and, going around the agent to the insurance carrier management, resolved the difficulties. The cost to the carrier doubled. First Baptist was repaired satisfactorily. During the last decade, the ClementsFrom page 14%  Annual Big Draw kicks offRuskins annual Big Draw celebration kicked off last week with the Big Picture Party at the SouthShore Regional Library. On Saturday, some of the areas youngest artists gathered to learn about the importance of illustrations and to create some of their own in accordion books. Art classes for kids will be held on each Wednesday and Thursday throughout the month of October. For more information, visit www.ruskinbigdraw.com. Coming up at the SouthShore Regional Library are the Childrens Spooktacular Spectacle at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 and Exploring the Night Sky at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24. The library is located at 15816 Beth Shields Way. Above, Childrens Librarian Michelle Weinstein helps children learn about illustrations. Below, Art Coordinator Laurie Bishop demonstrates how to make an accordion book.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOchurch also has opened a thrift store on its grounds which is kept stocked with clothing for the entire family, household goods and baby accessories by church members as well as others, the Clements say. The store has been especially helpful recently as unemployment has lingered, offering useful merchandise at bargain prices. Gibsontons First Baptist, in addition, was one of the first churches to join with HELP Ministries (Help Evangelize Lost People) which now consists of more than 1.000 churches supporting missionary work around the world, Mac emphasizes, proud that his church can focus particularly on the efforts of native missionaries in far flung nations. It is this work, and its fruits, that several hundred congregants and invited guests are expected to commemorate during the homecoming service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Then, they will sit down together to a full barbecue dinner, sharing memories of early church history, enjoying the continuum that succeeding generations always represent, reflecting on that longevity that gives them the stability for further progress. The brightest, the best days, their pastor said this week, are still ahead of us.Copyright 2011 Melody Jameson mMELODY JAmMESON PHOTOTheirs is a partnership that has thrived for nearly a half century and today still is sustained by a togetherness that encompasses both their personal and professional lives. Patty and Mac Clements (above) work together every day as First Baptists finance secretary and pastor, usually in sync. Someone has to make the final decisions, he says of a husbands, fathers, pastors role.for Reynolds Aluminum in Tampa and quickly came to question whether it was a good move. Lucking into an extraordinary 10week paid vacation due to company policy changes, Mac and Patty opted to try running a tractoring business. And then along came the opportunity to own and operate an ornamental fish farm. It was a full time commitment, a venture into the unknown, and they did it for 10 years. At this point, with two young daughters, a wealth of new business savvy and a successful fish farm, Mac Clements experienced an unanticipated stirring; a calling to pastor a church and not just any church, but the one that was historically his familys. First Baptists leader was leaving for another assignment. Mac offered himself. What the church got was a package deal. Mac and Patty Clements sold the fish farm and began devoting themselves full time to the Gibsonton congregation. It was 1975. During the ensuing years, they both would earn bachelor degrees, hers in childhood education, his in bible studies. He would perform the full range of pastoral duties Sunday and Wednesday services, sick and homebound visits, marriages, funerals, counseling as she managed the church office, keeping a handle on its myriad details, maintaining financial records, cataloguing and scheduling and communicating. Seeing his role also as giving a voice to Gibsonton, he ran for public office twice, once for the state house, later for the state senate. Those were among the few

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18 OCTOBER 6, 2011 before afterInsurance AcceptedJohn V. Dunne, MD, FACS Medical DirectorBoard Certified Surgeon and V ein Specia list Accredited Vascular Ultrasound Lab CoolTouch Laser Vein Ablation Vein Treatment r V Advanced Cosmetic TreatmentsS afe E ffective Affordable T rea tment o f Va ricose and Spid er Veins Schedule Your Consultation Today .ErasersInc.comSUN CITY CENTER Sunhill Medical Arts Bldg. 4020 State Road 674, Suite 2 (Your local company for 30 years) Fax: 645-6964813-645-3370FREE ESTIMATESReplacement Window SpecialistVinyl or Aluminum Windows and Hurricane Impact Windows You are so lucky to live in this area with all of our great waterways. We have both fresh and saltwater fish and we can fish in all seasons. It seems odd that those who come ashore without fish, after spending a day on the water, always have a excuse of why they didnt make the catch. Overheard at the boat ramp, Hi buddy, you sure got some nice ones there, I really didnt go fishing, I was just trying out my boat. Another: We did get giants, but we lost them trying to get them in the boat. A big Fish Tale by four anglers was that all of them caught huge fish, a cobia, a tarpon, and so on, but they released them. A true angler will rise at an unearthly hour, travel in the most miserable weather, risk sunburn or a sunstroke, drowning, or exhaustion all for a fish! If you cant go fishing, go to garage and estate sales or the flea market to look for old fishing gear. I have a lure from Eagle Bait who covered their lures with real snake and frog skins. The antiques and the unusual are out there, so go searching, sell them, or start a new hobby. If you are from Ohio, you might remember a lure shaped like a mermaid. If you find one or have one in your old tackle box, youre in the money. If you are from Chicago you might have one that looks like a frog, or if you are from Tampa you could remember or have a lure made by Kinney Bait Co. who made wooden Start a new hobbyBy Jonie Maschek birds and each had a real glass eye. Some may be in your grandfathers tackle box. Start a collection of fishing gear. Work on it when you cant go fishing. You could make a lot of money selling to collectors. The weather is perfect for fishing. I saw more catches coming in on boats at Williams Park than I have seen all summer. Many boats were launched there over the weekend. Anglers come off the interstate and put their boats in at the mouth of the Alafia River and go out to the bay waters for a great day of fishing. They have a vast area there to park a trailer. There is good fishing at Cockroach Bay, but your car isnt safe when parking along that narrow road to the bay. I have heard of many being vandalized. The usual sheepshead catches were made this week. A few redfish of good size came ashore on a sailboat. Good size flounder were among most all catches. This is a great tablefare fish. Freshwater catfish were popular this week as were largemouth bass. The redfish tournament at Doug Foxs Bait Shop is in full swing. Stop by and get in this Count the Spots Tournament which goes on each month. Need food? Get a line and a pole and go to your favorite fishing hole. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.Huntin season is crankin up!Football season is in full swing, and the 2011-12 hunting season is cranking up. Heck, in Zone A, theyre already into general gun season. But for the rest of us, Id like to cover the rules and regulations regarding two hunting seasons that are just around the corner: muzzleloading gun and the first phase of dove.Immediately following the close of crossbow season in each zone, the muzzleloading gun season begins. Season dates run Nov. 19 Dec. 2 in Zone B, Oct. 22 Nov. 4 in Zone C and Dec. 3-9 in Zone D.During muzzleloading gun season, bows and crossbows are also legal methods of taking game on private lands, in addition to muzzleloaders. But on wildlife management areas (WMAs), only muzzleloaders may be used. The most common types of game to take during muzzleloader season are deer and wild hog. Only bucks may be taken, and one antler must be at least 5 inches long above the hairline. The daily bag limit on antlered deer is two. You can hunt wild hogs year-round on private lands, and there are no bag or size limits. Its also legal to shoot gobblers and bearded turkeys during muzzleloading gun season. You may take only one per day, and theres a two-bird fall-season limit. But you cant hunt turkeys in Holmes County during the fall and winter. On WMAs, bag limits and antler/size restrictions can differ, so check the specifics of the area before you hunt. Legal shooting hours are a halfBy Tony Young hour before sunrise to a half-hour after sunset. Except for turkeys, hunters may take resident game over feed such as corn on private lands. No baiting is allowed on WMAs, however. For hunting deer, muzzleloaders firing single bullets must be at least .40-caliber. Guns firing two or more balls must be 20-gauge or larger. You may not use muzzleloaders that take smokeless powder, ones that can be loaded from the breech or those with self-contained cartridge ammunition capabilities during muzzleloading gun season. The first phase of the mourning and white-winged dove season begins Oct. 1 and ends Oct. 24 statewide. Shooting hours during this first phase are noon to sunset, and theres a 15-bird daily bag limit. The only firearm youre allowed to use for hunting doves is a shotgun, but you cant use one larger than a 10-gauge. Shotguns must be plugged to a three-shell capacity (magazine and chamber combined). You may hunt doves over an agricultural field, as long as the crop has been planted and manipulated under normal agricultural practices. However, its against the law to scatter agricultural products over an area for the purpose of baiting. Some things you cant do while dove hunting include using rifles, pistols or crossbows; shooting from a moving vehicle; and herding or driving doves with a vehicle. In addition to a Florida hunting license, youll need a $5 muzzleloading gun permit to hunt during muzzleloader season. To hunt deer, you need a $5 deer permit, and if youd like to take a fall turkey, youll need a $10 turkey permit ($125 for nonresidents). If youre going to hunt doves, youll need a no-cost migratory bird permit, and if you hunt on a WMA, you also must have a management area permit, which costs $26.50. All are available at your local county tax collectors office, through license agents, by calling 888-HUNTFLORIDA or by going online to www.fl.wildlifelicense.com. So if youre going after that monster buck during the muzzleloading gun season or dove hunting with friends and family, I hope Ive helped explain some of Floridas rules and regulations.

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Oasis Natural Therapies, Inc.Protocols to help cleanse, detox, relax, focus and balance the body. Hydrotherapy Release Detox Footbath955 Del Webb Blvd. E Sun City Center, FL813-309-3030MM18663 Family Owned & Operated Since 1923BOGGS Worlds LARGEST and most recognized Grandfather clock makerCome in now for the best selection of gifts!Corner of SCC Blvd. & US 301 Sun City Center634-7899Golf Cart AccessibleAppraisals for Insurance Purposes FREE JEWELRY CLEANING & INSPECTIONWHILE YOU WAIT! Shoppes of Apollo Beach!Shop with us locally, its a growing concept. Under New Management SPACE AVAILABLE PUBLIX And Much More! 6402 US Hwy. 41 & Apollo Beach Blvd. Annettes Beauty Salon Now AvailableKERATIN TREATMENTSFor Frizzy, Curly and Unruly Hair 634-5422In The Village Plaza(next to Copper Penny) Corner Hwy. 301 & SR 674Suite #108Open: Tues. Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. FULL SERVICE SALON ColorOLOR RetouchETOUCH or OR PerERM$5995Includes Cut & StyleMenMENsS CutUT$10First Time Customers 50% OffSHAMMPOO, CUT & BLOW DRYFirst Time Customers From the Java Cow to Century 21 BegginsYou may recognize me as one of the guys dipping ice cream or helping with a Make Your Own Sundae from the Java Cow Ice Cream Cafe. To me, they are good memories and I am grateful for the wonderful friendships that were developed. Since then I have been with Century 21 Beggins as a licensed real estate professional and thanks to many of the great people that were our customers at the Java Cow, I have had two very successful years helping them with their real estate needs. SCC has a very active real estate market, so if you are thinking about selling your home or know of anyone looking to buy a home in our area, I would very much appreciate the opportunity to assist you, your friends, and neighbors. Please visit my website: www.jackstevenshomes. com or I can be reached any time on my cell phone at 813-417-1554 or by email at: Jackstevens@c21be.com. Again, thank you for all your support and have a great summer. Jack Stevens, Realtor 11 DAYSApril 3, 2012 SouthShore Travel (813) 633-2009 $6036 Cruise Only SS Navigator Who is your HOMETOWN FAVORITE? Let them know it by dropping by and supporting local business owners. SHOP LOCALLY! Come see and test drive all the new, exciting 2012 golf cars now arriving! Sun City Centers ONLY Golf Car Superstore!813-633-7843 Thank you for making us Best of the Best two years in a row! Serenity Meadows Does your family know your wishes? $ *Your Pre-Need Arrangement OBS 9/22/11 TH E 2 0 11BES T OF BRANDON TH E 2 0 11BES T OF SOUTH SHORE OCTOBER 6, 2011 19

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20 OCTOBER 6, 2011 South Hillsborough Church of Christ Welcome to the:SERVICES:Sunday........................9:30 & 10:30 a.m.; 6:00 p.m. Wednesday................7:00 p.m.EVERETT TATE, MINISTER NON-INSTRUMENTAL CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCHSunday Worship: Blended 8:00 a.m. Contemporary 9:40 a.m. Traditional 11:15 a.m.Nursery Provided Pastor Jack R. Palzer www.calvarylutheranchurch.net 645-1305 St. John the Divine Episcopal ChurchGrowing by Faith from Generation to Generation 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Service and Sunday School at West Campus (S.R. 674 and 9th Street SE, Ruskin) 8:00 a.m. Traditional Service and 11:00 a.m. Holy Communion with Choir at East Campus (1015 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center)ALL WORSHIP SERVICES WITH HOLY COMMUNION AND HEALING HOLY OIL Rance Goad, Pastor (Southern Baptist)1511 El Rancho Dr. Sun City Center, FL 33573Phone/Fax:813-633-5950 WEEKLY SERVICES: Sunday9 a.m.......................Bible Study 11 a.m.....................Bible Study 10 a.m. & 6 p.m............WorshipWednesday6 p.m....Prayer Meeting/Bible Study Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly ChurchLooking for a church home? Need the comfort of a warm and loving family? Join us on Sunday to come home to the warmth of our church family.Located in South Hillsborough County, just south of Stephens Road in old Sun City.Getting to Know You (Donuts & Coffee) ....................9:00 a.m. Sunday School .................................................................9:30 am. Sunday Morning Worship ............................................10:55 a.m. Sunday Evening Service..................................................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ..........................................7:00 p.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ............................................10:00 a.m.Come join us to learn about Gods Word and salvation in Jesus Christ Ruskin United Methodist Church First Street & 4th Ave. NW, Ruskin (behind Suntrust Bank)ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND WORSHIP WITH US:SUNDAY MORNINGS:Rev. Richard NusselPhone: 645-1241Nov. April..................8:30 a.m. and All Year...............10:45 a.m. Sunday School............9:30 a.m.Day Care Available Mon. Fri. 6 a.m. 6 p.m. call 645-6198 REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Rev. Dr. Peter Stiller, PastorTelephone: Website: sccredeemer.org Worship Services on Sunday 9:30 & 11:15 a.m. Area Places of Worship Trusted by Physicians & Patients Alike Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCCMeets in the Henry Gibson Social Hall of the Beth Israel You have to live by shedding. Robert FrostSun City Chamber Players to performThe United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, is proud to present the newly formed Sun City Chamber Players in their first concert of the new season performing Strings Plus One on Friday Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. The concert features Mozarts Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285 with Gayle Heskett on flute, selected arias for soprano and string quintet performed by soprano Johanna Fincher, Debussys Sacred & Profane Dances for Harp & String Quartet with Tasha Scot taking the solo instrument, and Mozarts Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478 with pianist, Jeff Jordan. Sun City Chamber string players include Founder and Artistic Director Shawn Snider on violin, Karen Tuttle on violin, Amy Menard on viola, Karolyn Silbaugh on cello and Jerome Butler on bass. Concert-goers are encouraged to arrive early for a good seat. You may view a video of the ensemble on YouTube by entering Sun City Chamber Players Present: The Art of the String Quartet. A donation of just $5 is requested at the door. For additional information about this and other concerts and recitals at the United Church of Sun City Center, call Jeff Jordan, Director of Music and the Arts, at 813-6342539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center please visit their website at www.sccumc.com. Johanna FincherFantastic Friday dinner theater begins Great newsthe start of another exciting Fantastic Friday Dinner Theater season begins at the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center. Entertainment for the evening will be Homer Noodleman, who will wow the audience with his comedy, magic, impressions, and instrumental talents. Everyone in the community and surrounding areas is invited on Friday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. The menu offers pork loin, stuffed cabbage, salad, vegetables, beverages and German chocolate cake. The Dinner/Show package begins at 6 p.m. and the cost is $17 per person. Tickets may be purchased following the 10 a.m. worship service and on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon in the church Narthex. Tickets for the entertainment only are $5 and may be purchased at the above times or at the door the night of the performance at 7 p.m. For further information, call Paula Lickfeldt at 633-6739 or Karl Buffington at 634-7062.Multi-Cultural event celebrates unity in diversity The Diocese of St. Petersburg invites all to gather for a day of celebrating the great diversity among the people of God. Celebrate this diversity at Nativity Catholic Church on Brandon Avenue (Route 60) in Brandon on Saturday, Oct. 29. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with Mass. Guest homilist, who will also preside for the Mass, is the Most Reverend Ricardo Ramirez C.S.B., Bishop of Las Cruces, New Mexico. The event will conclude with food, music and dance featuring the various cultures present within the diocese. For more information call, the multi-cultural office at the Diocese 727 344-1611, ex. 337. Seated are: Jean and Tom Mitchell, Standing Lee Cline, Karl Buffington, Bernadette Mueller, Roz CruthisPHOTO BY HHAZEL MARTINJesus Christ gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good. Titus 2:14h Kings Point artist donates paintingGlenna Collins of Kings Point, a former art teacher, has painted her first painting since recovering from a stroke and has chosen to donate it to the First Christian Church of Sun City Center led by Pastor David Campbell.

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OCTOBER 6, 2011 21 702 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC, FL 33573 www.popcc.orgMasses:Sunday..........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., Noon Saturday Vigil.................4:00 & 6:00 p.m. Daily..........................................8:00 a.m.Confessions: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH NO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE Sunday Service 10:00 a.m.www.unitycommunityofjoy.com 813-298-7745 Spirituality Rather Than ReligionUnityHenry Gibson Social Hall, Beth Israel Synagogue www.nbcor.orgLoving God, Loving Others, Serving Beyond Borders Sunday School (all ages)........9:30 a.m. Dr. Samuel (Sam) A. Roach, Pastor First Church of Christ, ScientistChristian Science HealsSunday Service ..................................................10:00 a.m. Sunday School ..................................................10:00 a.m. Wednesday Service .............................................5:00 p.m. Reading Room ................ All Are Welcome Area Places of Worship 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West Sun City Center, FL 33573 Church is Handicap accessible Phone: 813-634-1252 For information visit: www.standrewatscc.org St. Andrew Presbyterian ChurchSunday Services 9:30 a.m. Casual Service 11:00 a.m.Prayers with anointing for healing and wholeness during worship the second Sunday of every month.Pastor: Rev. Dr. Mark E. SalmonMeet friends in Fellowship Hall after the Service. Refreshments served.A Stephen Ministry Church SouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton PastorSaint Anne Catholic ChurchMASSES Vigil Mass.....................................................................Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass. ........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Contemporary) Daily. .........................................................Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. Holy Days. ....................................... Espaol. ......................................Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:30 p.m. Confession. ......................Wednesday 6:45 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Obituary Frank A. Caulkins, 93, passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at Palm Garden in Sun City Center, FL Born in Columbus, Ohio, he was a resident of the Akron area for most of his life, moving to Florida in 1996 where he was a member of Ruskin Church of Christ for 14 years and served as their organist for the last 12 years. He also taught history at the University of South Florida in 1997-1998. Frank was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, retiring as a Major. He was a graduate of the University of Akron with a Phd. in History, head of flight operations at Goodyear Aerospace and retired from Goodyear Tire as an Executive pilot. Frank was a former member of Lakeview Church of Christ, a charter member of Hump Pilots Association, member of American Radio Relay League, American Historical Association and was an avid Ham Radio operator. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Caulkins; daughters, Dr. Ann Caulkins Ogg, M.D. (Ray); Dr. Dorothy Jean Caulkins Erb, Phd.; L. Sue Caulkins Marian, CPA (John); Cynthia Caulkins, BS and RN; Lisa K. Caulkins McLaughlin, BA (Patrick); eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Dave Starkweather of Alliance, Ohio. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at Campfield-HickmanCollier Funeral Home, Barberton, Ohio, with Dr. Charles Beckett officiating. Buriel was at Greenlawn Memorial Park. He will be greatly missed by his wife Dorothy, five daughters and many friends and neighbors. Frank A. Caulkins In Memory ofANNE BENNETT11/10/38 10/6/10It has been one year since God called you home, but words cannot express how much our hearts ache for you and how much we miss you every day, but nd comfort that we will see you again. We miss you.Love, Gil, Keavin, Sherell, Ron, Kim, Kelly, Lori, Ryan, and KrisiAccepting a loved ones lossThere will be a New Grief Recovery Support Group beginning at St. Anne Catholic Church, located on US 41 in Ruskin, on Sat. Oct. 22, 9-11 a.m. It will be facilitated by a Certified Grief Specialist, Anne McGuire, who has been doing this work for 11 years. There will be 10 sessions. The dates are: October 22 and 29; Nov 5, 12, and 19; Dec 3, 10 and 17; and Jan 7 and 14. The breaks for Thanksgiving and Christmas are necessary and the return after the holidays will be a good time for evaluating how the holidays went and making future plans. The aim of the program is to achieve, in time, through teaching and group work, acceptance of ones loss. Concepts, papers and books will be used to help one deal with the feelings engendered by loss with the goal of developing a deeper faith in oneself and a positive outlook for the future. The program is open to all South Shore residents. If interested in joining this group call the St. Anne Office at 813-645-1714. Look for craft fair in NovemberMark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 5 and remember the time is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the place is The United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center. The great Annual Craft Fair welcomes you to start your morning with coffee, tea and treats from the famous bake sale, while shopping the talented vendors and enjoying an delicious luncheon. One of our talented vendors is Shirley Crist. Shirley creates custom designed jewelry from special stones, rocks and gems. This allows her to create one of a kind chains and earrings for you. Shirley is also a renowned artist who works with oil and water color and teaches locally. For Craft Fair information, call Terry Hood at 493-4957. Shirley Crist displays her jewelry.Classes for everyoneThe United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave, Sun City Center has opportunities for everyone to join, learn, and participate in Christian fellowship. New member orientation classes are scheduled for Tuesday Oct 11, at 4 p.m. and Tuesday Oct 18 at 4 p.m. Learn about our church history and missions. This is an informal gathering and please call the church office at 634-1304 to be included. The Small Group Gatherings will begin this fall. Groups will be meeting at the church or the leaders home offering a great opportunity for fellowship and spiritual growth. Material cost is ten dollars.Its not too late to registerThe Community College of Sun City Center, located at the United Community Church, is registering students until Thursday, Oct. 13. Most classes are available, including trips to St. Armands Art Festival, LaBarge Cruise, Cooking Demo at Mattisons 41 ( includes lunch), and the St. Petersburgs Sunken Gardens. Classes begin Monday, Oct. 10 with a menu of more than 40 interesting classes offered. You can learn sign language, interior design, all about India, how to buy and sell jewelry, train your dog or invest your money. You can still register online at www.4lifelearning.org or call (813) 634-8607 Monday through Thursday between 8:30 a.m. and noon.Breast Cancer DiscussionJoin The Cancer Concerns Group for a candid discussion and presentation about breast cancer. You might be pleasantly surprised what you will learn. The presenter is Terrie Jefferson, Chief Nursing Officer of South Bay Hospital. Bring your family, friends and neighbors. There will be information that is valuable to you as a survivor or caregiver. There is no admission and no reservations. For more information, contact facilitator, Hazel Martin at 642-9020. The meeting will be at the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave, Sun City Center on Friday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. Jeremiah 29:13 Ray Valine of California lost his job. It made so many wrinkles on his head that he had to screw his hat off. Then he thought of a novel way to support his family. He turned his head into a billboard. He shaved it, printed four ads on it, and wandered through the streets of Sacramento. He made $100 a day. Thats using your head, isnt it! The Christian, too, is a walking billboard for the Lord, known and read of all men. Are you a good ad, drawing others to the Lord; or a bad ad, driving others from the Lord? How do you communicate Christ? Visit us at: www.TheSower.com

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Before you decide, ask us to send you FREE written information about our qualifications and experience. renovations designed to enhance or enlarge many aspects of the communitys amenities that residents use frequently or rate as high on their attractions list. In March, residents were provided a paper ballot and asked to prioritize the list, to add any other amenities improvements they deemed worthy of investment and to express opinions as to financing potentials. Hundreds of SCC homeowners responded And, in May, Martin Hurwitz one of the board directors most involved with capital improvements planning, reported that another 35 suggestions for changes to current facilities or construction of new ones had been pinpointed. Hurwitz also said at the time that a residents preference in financing mechanisms was taking shape. Barnes declined this week to describe exactly which among the 45 or so possible improvement projects seem to have surfaced as most likely from the standpoints of desirability and feasibility. Ultimately, he indicated, the number, size and type could be driven by available and projected funding, in turn, influenced by economic conditions and CA membership commitment. While not yet precisely ranked publicly, the boards originally proposed 10 projects have been detailed. Two of them a caf located in the Atrium complex as well as a lobby and ticket booth for the Rollins Theater on the Central Campus would continue the projects proposed and approved in a 2004 community-wide referendum. Both would affect current golf cart parking space. The caf, possibly in combination with a recreational retreat for Wii users, proved a popular choice among the 2011 survey responders, Hurwitz has said. Among the boards eight other suggestions are several dealing with creation of new space. These include new construction to produce medium and larger sized meeting accommodations for a number of community users homeowner associations, clubs, discussion groups, social organizations, CA committees and task forces in order to relieve an ongoing shortage. Such construction also could include facilities for the community library, the SCC Security Patrol and the CA offices, some of which functions now are shoehorned into an increasingly inadequate building on the Central Campus. Additionally, in terms of more space, the board noted the possibility of a new and larger theater-style structure designed with a rising floor levels for better viewing of live performances, motion pictures, lectures and visitor presentations. If this design were to be constructed, the existing small theater would be converted to another use. Another project might be adding pull-out style graduated seating in the Community Hall building in order to produce better viewing options during large community sessions there, but pushed back against the walls for banquets or dances. Other possibilities are acquisition of more land for outdoor recreational features such as picnic areas, walking trails, bicycling and for additional parking adjacent to the Atrium. As for financing these or other amenities features, the foundation has to be the $1,200 per dwelling transfer fee accruing when a home is sold to a new owner, Barnes said. A pay-as-it-goes scenario would begin with a substantial portion of the $800,000 in currently accrued transfer fees but limit what could be accomplished, while a loan secured by pledging future transfer fee monies could set in motion a number of projects but add the expense of interest on the debt. Hurwitz has stated survey responders favored the latter approach by two to one. Regardless of the improvements wrapped into the ultimate master plan or the funding method SCC changes%  finally accepted, CA directors generally agree that expanding the communitys superior number and grade of amenities made available to all SCC residents for nominal annual membership dues is crucial to the communitys future as the areas retirement center of choice. Copyright 2011 Melody Jameson

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FARMERS MKT200 MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100octoOCTOBerER 6, 2011 THE SHOPPER To place an ad call 813.645.3111 ext. 201 Fax: 813.645.1792 $17.00 up to 20 words 30 addl. word Deadline is Monday at 4pm100 Announcements 200 Farmers Mkt 300 Merchandise 400 Marine 450 Transportation 500 Real Estate 550 Manuf. Housing 600 Rentals 650 Prof. Services 700 Services 800 EmploymentTHE SHOPPER CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGThe Observer News, The SCC Observer and The Riverview Current CARDS M & M Printing Co., Inc weekly publisher of the 210 Woodland Estates Ave., SW Ruskin, Florida 33570 310 GaraARAGeE/ Yard ARD saSALeE 310 GaraARAGeE/ Yard ARD saSALeE 310 GaraARAGeE/ Yard ARD saSALeE 105 PersonaERSONALBook S Sale. G Giant book sale at the CourtYards, activity room. G G ood selection, low prices. TThursday, Oct. 6th 9am-2pm. 265 SeafoodEAFOODLLicensed wholesale/ retail. F Fresh Mullet & Blue Crabs. D D elivery available. Bobby G Grace 813-465-2376 280 PetsETSTT oy Chihuahua puppies, male 10 weeks cate $300 813-671-0286 310 GaraGARAGeE/YardYARD SaALeEAAlmost N New T Thrift S Store. 10008 I Indiana S S t., G G ibsonton (1 block off US S 41, 1 block north G Gibsonton D Dr.,) Wednesday thru S S aturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry F First Baptist G Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donateG Garage sale. F Furniture, lamps, household, some antiques, & more 1505 A Allegheny D Dr, S SCC. F Friday & S Saturday, 8am-1pm.BBig YYard Sale. SSaturday, Oct. 8, Helping Hands TThrift S Shop, 2 miles south of SSCC on USS 301. AAll clothes 50 each. FFurniture, collectible & jewelry Community wide yard sale. S S aturday, Oct. 8. Cypress V View II II, A Atrium D Dr., off D D el Webb West. 8am-1pm. F F urniture & misc. Yard sale. Oct. 7 & 8. Moving many items must be sold. 134 L L ookout D D r. A Apollo Beach. Bedroom set, dinette set, family room set, patio furniture, various niture, entertainment center, TV TV, many accessories, clothes. Yard sale. Oct. 8, 8am. 707 Oak S S t. S S W, R R uskin. T T ools, lawn equipment, ladies & children clothing, toys, books & misc. Come join Century 21 Beggins, 6542 N N. USS 41, AApollo Beach. SSaturday Oct. 8, 8am-1pm. Huge YYard Sale LLots of great clothes, furniture, books, DVD DVDs. NNeed a wedding dress, we have 18 from size 6-24 for only $50 each. NNeed a Homecoming gown, we have 200 gowns up to $25 each. While shopping get your car washed Barbecue pit. Yard sale. crafts, clothes, knickknacks, dish ware, lamps, movies, much, much more. S S aturday 9am-5pm. 2111 7th S S t.., S SW, RRuskin THE WORLDSALMOST LARGESTGARAGE SALE Kings Point ClubhouseBorini TheatreSaturday, Oct. 15 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Refreshments available at LePerk Cafe Open to all!! 4 families. 1921 E E ast V V iew D D r., S S CC. Queen size lattice wood headboard, clothes size 10, dishes, mirrors, glass rations. King bedspreads, side by side refrigerator ice & water, gun cabinet, leather queen sleeper sofa & leather queen sofa, glass top wicker table w/ 4 chairs, 2 glass top coffee tables, 3x5 & 3x6 mirrors, wicker love seat, bath vanity, sinks, etc, electric lift reclining chair. T Too much to mention. F Friday & S Saturday, 7am-2pm. Wimauma Church of G God Campgrounds, 5408 SR SR 674. 10 family yard & craft sale. 7am-? S S aturday. F F urniture, king size sheets, bed spread, pictures, small appliances, much more. Breakfast & lunch also available. 10405 Brussels D Dr. (33578). USS 301 to S Symmes. L Look for signs. Brighton jewelry, L L ongaberger baskets, V V era Bradley & Coach purses & accessories. T T een clothes A A&SS, AE AE, Hollister etc. L Ladies 14-18. Christmas decor, antiques, lots more, dont miss it. S Saturday, 8am2pm.F Framed art, dishes, Christmas decorations, recliner, misc. motorcycle parts, trailer & more. Plus screened printing, pad printer & button machine. S S aturday, 8am-2pm. 1119 Opal LLane, SSCC.R Riverview. 10413 S Summerview Circle. N N orth of Big Bend, behind A A dvance A A uto. Housewares & more! Priced to sell!. 8am. SSaturday. Moving sale. 211 S Stoneham, S St A Andrews, S SCC. F Friday & S Saturday, 9a,noon. D Dishwasher, petal sink, entertainment center, 46 TVTV, wicker furniture 2621 Universal D Dr., R Ruskin. S Saturday & S Sunday. N New CDDs. DVD DVDs, jewelry. 50 each (3) for $1, lots of misc. 8am-? Yard sale. F Friday 10/7 & S Saturday 10/8. 1810 A A trium D D r., S S CC. HP Printer, shredder, misc. kitchen & much more Moving sale. F F urniture, baby items, scrubs. E E verything must go. 1630 Oracle D Dr., RRuskin. Oct. 7 & 8, 8am-? SSaturday only Oct. 8. Big multi family yard sale.5527 Hillsborough S S t., near Wimauma S S chool. L L arge variety of items & priced to sell. Big yard sale. Clothes all sizes, tools, kitchenware, kids toys & more. BayouPass, 2207 Pleasant V V iew A A ve., R R uskin. 7am-3pm. FFriday & SSaturdayR R iverview. Osprey R R un community yard sale. Oct 8, 8am-2pm. (USS 301 & Bloomingdale A Ave.). L Little bit of everything. Come & see!G G arage sale. Clothes, lounge chair, shoes, purses, household items & more. 8:30am-2pm. Oct. 7 & 8. 2204 N N ew Bedford DDr., SSCC/312 estateESTATE saSALesES Fri. & Sat. (7-1) 1209 Bluewater Dr., SCCBamboo Soe w/Chairs, Love Seat, Queen & Twin Beocking Chairs, Recliners, Noritake China, Patio Furniture, Desk w/Chair, TVs, Entertainment Center, Swivel Rockers, Bookcases, Bar Stools, File Cabinet, Card Table w/Chairs, Jewelry, Household, Kitchen and Misc. Items.www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.comA nne's Estate Sales Fri. & Sat., Oct. 7 & 8 7 a.m. to noon803 El Rancho Dr., SCCPARK ON SIDE OF SALE ONLY (813) 758-7952 or (813) 758-7954Sofa Sleeper, Loveseats, Big Screen TV, Dinette Tables w/Chairs, Queen Bed, Wrought Iron Patio Set, White Wicker Patio Set, Twin Bed, Entertainment Center, Recliner, Dining Room Table w/Chairs, Computer, Wing Back Chair, Wheelchair, Shoprider Mobility Cart, Cedar Chest, Bedroom Furniture, Collectibles, Jewelry, Household, Kitchen and Misc. Items.www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.comA nne's Estate Sales Thrift Stor e1424 E. College Av e. 813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Luthera n Church W y, Fr y y9 a.m. Noon The Dinner Table SaleBOGO on all Flatware, Cutler y, and GlasswareAlso Secret Sale 312 estateESTATE saSALesES Sun City Center Coins & Collectibles Buying All Types of Coins & Currency Your LOCAL Dealer for 22 years!Paying 21 times or more per face on Silver Coins depending on market!For a convenient appointment at your home or bank, please call J.R. Rose, Ret. U.S. Army, Numismatic Trader at813-503-4189 or 813-634-3816 2nd Saturday of the month 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.The Divine Marketplace at St. John the Divine BEVERLY' s ESTATE SALESSUN CITY CENTERQueen White & Brass Metal Bed, White Painted Dresser & Chest. Tile Top Table w/4 Chairs & China Cabinet, Couch, Chairs, Rockers, Antique Corner Cabinet, Bookcases, Computer Desk, Sheet Music, Jewelry Cabinet, Quilt Rack, Old Handmade Quilts, 1930s Bedroom Suite, Small Kitchen Table, Records, Microwave Cart, Misc. Holiday Decor, Books, Movies, Games, Antique High Chair & Misc. Dishes & Decor (Lemoges, Art Glass, Crystal), GE Stack Washer/Dryer, Clothes, Linens, Hats, Outdoor Pipe Furniture & Metal Covered Large Swing.633-1173 or 508-03071304 Misty Greens Dr. (Pebble Beach S. to Platinum Dr. to Misty Greens Dr.) Queen Anne Furniture -Sofa, Tapestry Chairs & Oval Marble Top Coee Table; Lead Crystal Lamps, Library Bookcase, Pie Top Table, Rock Maple Tables -Oval w/4 Chairs & Drop Leaf w/4 Chairs; Ethan Allen Hutch & Tea Cart, Whitewash Wicker Furniture -Glass Top Table w/2 Chairs, Glass Top End Table, Swivel Rocker and Lane Chase Lounge; Curio Cabinet, Twin Beds, Heywood-Wareeld Double Bed & End Table, Cheval Mirror, Kindel Dresser w/Mirror, Gone With The Wind Lamps, Imperial Drop Leaf End Table, Oil Lamps, Singer Sewing Machines (Antique & New), Loveseat, Entertainment Centers, Roll Top Desk, TVs, Artwork, Sundry of Collectibles, Collections & Crystal, Thomas Kinkade Village Christmas Tree, an Array of Jewelry, Kitchenware, Closets of Clothes, and a Garage Full of Gems of Antiquity. www.denneysestatesales.com DENNEYS ESTATE SALES901 N. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City CenterPLEASE PARK ON BEACH BLVD.Fri. & Sat., Oct. 7 & 8 7 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 477-1793 Ruski n United Methodist ChurchTHRIFT HOUSESPECIALS EVERY WEEK Open Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m. 2 p.m. 109 W. Shell Po int Ro Ru skin

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THE SHOPPER RENTALS oeore TRANSPORTATION REAL ESTATE LIKE NEW RENTAL. Built in 2006, this 4BR/2BA home in Ruskin has all new drywall, floor coverings, a/c, light fixtures, wiring, and stainless steel appliances. 1-car garage. $1100 month. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 NEED ROOM FOR HOBBIES AND TINKERING? Plenty of space for either or both in this outstanding furnished double wide in age restricted community. 2BR/2BA, new roof and a/c, 2 work areas with lots of pegboard, shelves, storage, and even some tools. Just $44,900. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 RENTALS IN RUSKIN & APOLLO BEACH! Almost new 3BR/2BA townhome with a 1-car garage and loaded with special features. Water and basic cable are included in rent. $1,050.00 per month with a one year lease. 2BR/2BA condo in Anchor Point, $850.00 per month. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. NEED SPACE FOR YOUR 65 BOAT? This townhouse at Bahia Beach offers just that as well as beautiful sunrises and the fun of watching the manatees and birds play. 2BR/2BA completely redone including painting and new carpet. Only 9 units in this cozy community and only townhomes with private docks. Balcony and sundeck. Corner unit on a cul-de-sac. $245,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NEW LISTING! 2BR/1.5BA waterfront condo with a deepwater boat slip. Special features include: a nice Florida room with glass enclosure, hardwood floors in the living room, carpet in bedrooms, eat-in kitchen and more! $79,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 BUILDING LOT cleared with RCD-12 zoning for residential or duplex. $15,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NEW LISTING! GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT LOCATION!! Quaint and cozy 1BR/1BA with a dock and two storage sheds. Large lot with towering oak trees and completely fenced with 121 feet on the river. Just $144,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. PRICE REDUCTION!! HISTORIC RUSKIN HOME BUILT IN 1910. A must see to appreciate the uniqueness of this home. Lots of room for kids and toys storage galore mobile home hook up, large shade and fruit trees. Beautiful interior that has to be seen to appreciate. $299,900. CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHER-IN-LAW QUARTERS on over acre lot. 3,040 sq ft 2BR/3.5BA, plus a den that could easily convert to third bedroom. Built in 2007 and is in excellent condition. Special features include: vaulted ceilings, crown molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center-island and a sink, custom cabinets, master bath with garden tub & separate shower & a nice size sitting room & much more! This is a short sale but worth the wait. $225,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 VERY NICE 70x108 LOT on a nice pond in Beautiful Bimini Bay. Ready to build your dream home and choose your own builder. $69,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 GREAT LOCATION!! 2BR/2BA 1-car garage home on .99 acre (MOL) with river frontage! Beautiful setting with a wonderful view of the river. $185,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 2.1 ACRES COMMERCIAL on busy State Road 674. 3BR/2BA house but value is in the land. SMU6 land use. Buy now and build later. Multiple possibilities. $799,900 KAY PYE 361-3672 PRICE REDUCTION!!! ALMOST 5 ACRES FILLED WITH OAKS AND AZALEAS. Easy access to Hwy 301 & I-75. Corner location and two parcels. Older family home that needs your tender loving care. 3BR/2BA, C/H/A, old oak flooring. Fish house with Bath. Bring the kids and animals and turn them loose. $150,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NICE FENCED 2BR/1BA HOME ON BUSY SHELL POINT ROAD. Newly updated kitchen, with wood cabinets, ceramic tile, large family room, and plenty of space for kids to run and play. Just $89,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program." CALL (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924.www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.comCALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS.........645-3211Celebrating 87 Years 1924 2011COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Owner will consider both purchase and lease option offers with flexible terms. This property has 200 ft. on U.S. Hwy. 41 and is set up for both office and warehouse space. The property is completely fenced in with parking for over 30 vehicles. This is a great location for a business that needs easy highway access and flexible space. Dont miss this opportunity! PRICE REDUCED TO $474,500!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 AWESOME HOME FOR EITHER SNOWBIRDS OR YEAR-ROUND RESIDENTS!! 2BR/2BA 2-car garage and conveniently located to all of the amenities that Sun City Center has to offer. Built in 1994 this home has been meticulously maintained with new a/c in 2006, a new roof in 2007 and is ready & waiting for a new owner. LAWN MAINTENANCE is part of the homeowners association agreement which makes this home even more hassle free!! Sun City Center has much to offer with golf courses, tennis, softball, two indoor pools plus over 200 clubs and various other activities. A golf cart friendly community to local shopping and activities and it is conveniently located to airports, beaches, Tampa, Sarasota & St. Petersburg. All this for only $135,000. Come and enjoy the Florida lifestyle today!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 BEAUTIFUL SPACIOUS HOUSE, SUN CITY CENTER: This elegantly furnished 2BR/2BA home offers split BR plan, tiled BA, walk-in-closet, large kitchen, air-conditioned lanai, inside utility and garage. Very well maintained and ready to move in! $122,500. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 FABULOUS RIVERFRONT LOT IN RUSKIN: With utilities in place including sewer, its a perfect spot for your dream house/manufactured home, or any other use allowed by PD-MU zoning. Great fishing, deep water, large newer dock, unique view of water and nature! $199,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RETIREMENT-STARTER HOME: Very nice modern manufactured home, 2BR/2BA, bright open kitchen and living area, enclosed lanai, inside utility, great 12x24 attached workshop, and carport. Home is on its own lot, no HOA, Close to town and golf course. $63,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 CUTE FURNISHED 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE on its own lot, with screened porch, carport and utility shed. This affordable home has L shaped living-dining room, nice kitchen, newer floors. No HOA, not in flood zone. $44,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 REDUCED TO THE RIDICULOUS! Quaint 3BR/2BA house on over 3 lovely acres, 2-car detached garage, huge screened porch, fenced and cross-fenced and more! Only $113,000 CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 GREAT FAMILY HOME with 4BR/2BA in desirable community on pond. Peaceful backyard overlooking conservation area where numerous birds sing and play. Must see to appreciate! Asking $155,000. CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 AFFORDABLE HANDYMAN SPECIAL. 1BR/1BA condo in lovely Kings Point community of Sun City Center. Corner unit with covered parking. Needs TLC but so much potential. Asking $16,000. CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!! MARINE et te e FrtreDinette table, 54x42, beveled glass top with 4 padded chairs, good condition. 813-634-5853, SCC White all wood nursery set. 3 drawer dresser, 3 drawer changing table, transition crib w/ mattress $500. Also (2) brand new extra long bed rails. $30. 813-785-3187cPianos used from $300. Piano, vocal, instrumental lessons. Instruments/ accessories, print music. Pianorama, 109 7th Ave., NE, Ruskin. 813-645-1774 ortGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 gocrtE-Z Go golf cart, electric, runs good, good battery. Basic white. $825. SCC 813-634-7523 SorStorgeSouth Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.com rter ce V Lotet RV lot for rent in Ruskin. $275 monthly includes water & sewer plus deposit. 941-737-1944 or 813-345-6860 ter rotet The Dolphin House, 768 Gran Kaymen Pool, laundry. $185 weekly, plus deposit. No pets. 813-850-5217, 813-863-6123, 813-863-6124 New 3br/2ba/2cg home. New appliances, paint & carpet. No smoking, no pets, $1,100 monthly, deposit & references required. 813-629-0189 Hoeorret2br/1ba, covered carport. Totally brand new inside. Porcelain tile & carpeted, all appliances. (Lease) $775 monthly plus deposit, included all amenities. Call 813-477-3792SP 3, 2 & 1 bedrooms. No pets. Ruskin, Gibsonton area. RV lots available 813310-1888 or 813-849-1469H 3br/2ba, fully renovated. New paint, carpet & appliances. Boat lift. $1,375 monthly. Also available 1br/1ba apt. $400 monthly. 813-690-7589 A toretRuskin area. 2br/1ba, very clean, wash er /dryer hookup. $695 monthly plus deposit, water & lawn service included, 813-244-1676 Apollo Beach new decor, large one bedroom. Refrigerator, range, carport, yard, washer/ dryer hookup. 813-645-4145 or 813-642-0681 Riverview furnished apt. Utilities furnished. Single bed. Decor for single monthly. 813-677-0135 oooretSCC 55+ furnished, 2br/2ba/1cg, 1,300 sf. Private patio. $795 monthly with yearly lease. 813-385-5490 oomoretMaster suite for rent. Kitchen privileges, washer /dryer, utilities included. Close to shopping. Apollo Beach $650 monthly. 813-549-9773 Het One bedroom RV on private property. References. $150 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813-363-6001 Two bedroom $165 weekly, plus secu rity deposit. R & M Mobile Home Park in Gibsonton. 813-236-9207 Riverview $650 monthly 55+ gated community. 2br/1ba, unfurnished. 813-677-4778 Mobile homes & RV lots for rent. Mobile homes for sale. E-Z terms. Eastwood Estates Mobile Home Park, Gibsonton. Call Heather 813-677-5726 F HA One bedroom house & 2 bedroom trailer $500 monthly $250 deposit. No pets. South of Gibsonton off US 41. 813-690-0768 1 & 2 bedroom mobile homes from $125 to $165. Water, sewer & trash included. Gibsonton, Riverview 813-234-0992 Mobile home for rent. 2br/1.5ba, large lot, Ruskin area. $650 monthly, $400 deposit. 813-389-2071 ocece We are the local source for business cards, letterhead, invoices, posters, tickets, etc..... Your neighborhood printer. &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 CALLClaire TortOFFICE:(813) 363-7250 Peaceful area right in town, affordable, close to everything. Adjacent to a newer Key West style house; its a great spot for your dream home. 2BR/2BA, split plan, huge air-conditioned addition, inside utility, 2-car carport with large attached shed/ workshop. Lot is almost acre with beautiful fruit trees. No HOA. 2BR/1 BA, beautiful new kitchen and wood floors, inside utility, huge enclosed lanai, dock, boatlift, fenced backyard. Could be furnished or not. SCC 3BR (split) SPA and therapy pool...................................... $199,000RENTALS 1BR/1.5BA w/expanded lanai.... $650/month 1BR/1.5BA w/larger lanai, furnished........................................ $700/month 2BR/2BA furnished..................... $695/month 2BR/2BA Siesta, furn., GC ....... $850/month 2BR/2BA Sierra, furn. or unfurn......................................... $1050/monthUNDER CONTRACT

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Brand New with Warranty, 3 Pumps, LED lighting, Ozone Deluxe Cover, maintenance free $8995. Can deliver. 727-851-3217 WANTED YOUR DIABETES TEST STRIPS. Unexpired. We buy Any Kind/Brand. Pay up to $18.00 per box. Shipping Paid. Habalamos Espanol. Call 1-800-267-9895 www.SellDiabeticstrips.com ; Abortion Not an Option? Consider Adoption. Its a Wonderful Choice for an Unplanned Pregnancy. Living/Medical Expenses Paid. Loving, Financially Secure Families Await. 1-877-341-1309 Atty Ellen Kaplan (#0875228)ADO ADO PTION TION 866-633-0397 U U nplanned Pregnancy? Provide your baby with gold (FLFL BBar#0958107) 24/7 *DIVORCE* BANKRUPTCY Starting at $65 *1 Signature Divorce *Missing Spouse Divorce We Come to you! 1-888-705-7221 Since1992LO LO VIN IN G ADO ADO PTION TION S GI I VE E YOUR YOUR BABY BABY T T HE E BE BE ST T IN IN LIFE LIFE L L oving, 0041 #133050 PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? Talk with caring adoption expert. You choose from families nationwide. LIVING EXPENSES PAID. Call 24/7 Abbys One True Gift Adoptions. 866413-6298. License #100013125 AIRLINE MECHANIC Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-314-6283 AVIATION MAINTENANCE / AVIONICS Graduate in 14 Months. FAA Approved; assistance. Call National Aviation Academy Today! 1-800-659-2080 or NAA.edu Get Paid Working From Home!!! Create instant cash up to $800 to $7800 only $60.00 out of pocket. Get details!!! 1-800-699-3346. www.lifechangingincome.biz GIGANTIC MIRRORS Jobsite Left overs, Brand New, Perfect Condition, 48x100 (7), $115 each; 60x100 (8) $140 each; 72x100 (11), $165 each. Free delivery. 1-800-473-0619. ; 646 WW AREhHOUsSE SpP ACEGarage & mini storage rooms for rent. Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 650 SERER VICEICES700 ookkeeping Next training class Pro-advisor & POS. Full bookkeeping services Tutoring/ software issues/ Theas Quick Bookkeeping Inc Ruskin 813-641-1089 email: theahp@verizon. net. www.theasquickbookkeeping.com680 A ADULT/ChCHILD CCARECNA w/ BS in education. Overall health & life assistance. Kind, compassion, reliable, knowledgeable. All of your needs. Arlene 813-944-8868, Kings Point resident. HHA/ Caregive. Housekeeper /companion. A heart to care & love. Well trained 333-8405 Senior Home Companions, Inc.For Seniors by Active Seniors Call for FREE In-Home Consultation813-980-3408www.SeniorHomeCompanions.comLic. #232146 Our goal is to help seniors continue to live independently and comfortably by supporting you with active senior caregivers who are understanding and trustworthy. 20 YEARS of SERVICE 705 CCLEANINgGHouse cleaning. Affordable, honest, dependable. Hardworking Chinese lady will clean your house. $15 per hr. 3hr min. Call 813-447-6123 708 MMOvVERsSAffordable Moving. One piece or whole house. Also specializing in estate sale delivery. Loading & unloading storage units/ trucks & trash hauling. Free estimate. Dave 813-447-6123 Estate sale movers plus. Ill handle your treasures or hall your trash. Call Tom 770-616-9645. AB, SCC, Ruskin, Riverview area. 710 LLAWN CCARE. Parts & service. Authorized warranty center. Commercial & residential. Open 7days, 8:30am-6pm. 725 14th St., Wimauma. 813-938-3226. Pickup & delivery Professional lawn care providing all of your turf, landscaping & irrigation needs. Residential/ commercial. www. bandslawncare.com 813-645-7266 Licensed & insured. No contract. Yearly, monthly or per cut. As low as $25 per cut. 813-293-6840. Landscaping needs. Rock, mulch, tree service. Pressure washing. Monthly lawn maintenance. Licensed & insured. Free estimates. 813-477-3054 www. henryslawnmaintenance.com Professional maintenance company serving all your landscaping needs. Residential & commercial. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, SCC, Riverview. Licensed /insured. 813-333-3688 Free estimates. Mowing, trimming, edging. Home 813-634-2856, cell 813317-7679 714 TTREE RREMOvV AL Landscaping. Sales: trimming, removals, popcorn curbing, stump grinding, clearing, hauling. Fill dirt/ top soil/ rock/ mulch. We barter for items of value. Free estimate. Call Paul 813634-6041 or 813-751-9691715 FFILL DDIRT/HAULINgG Backhoe & Tractor Service. Culvert sets, driveways, shell, crushed mowing etc. Tony (813) 363-7963 Free estimates. topsoil, sand, crushed rock & asphalt, driveway culverts. Loader, backhoe, grading, bushhog, discing. Install Sep813-645-1883 716 CCONCRETE Patios, driveways, sidewalks. Licensed & insured. Call Steve Simmons 813-503-8764. Lic#201587717 FFENCE Commercial, residential, chain link, vinyl, aluminum, wood, access control. Contractors you can depend on. Call 941-748-2700 735 TTRANspSPORTATIONAt Your Service Transportation to Tampa airport /charters /cruise ship. Excellent prices. Licensed/ insured. 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