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www.ObserverNews.netOctober 13, 2011 Volume 55 Number 38 2 SectionsTHE OBSERVER NEWS October is Floridas Greenways and Trails Month. For information on how to take advantage of our beautiful trails see the story on page 2BIN THE B SECTION: PageHalloween party guide and recipes .................... 1B & 4B Church directory and related news ..................... 6B & 7B Black Bear Festival ................................................... 5B Classied and Business & Trade Directory ........... 8B -11B PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 SECTION B: Saving a gentle, fleet-footed spiritMITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOSKelley Weaver, founder of Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc., poses with her daughter Jenna and adopted greyhound Bee Bee (in brown) and foster greyhound Jellybean at the Century 21 Beggins Enterprises Easter Seals garage sale in Apollo Beach on Saturday. Weavers organization is dedicated to finding homes for the retired, gentle racers. By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netJellybean gave me a shy look with her big brown eyes and then buried her long snoot between my arm and chest. I would not have expected a dog that can exceed the speed limit of most streets and even some highways to be shy and loving. But Jellybean, like most of her breed, has a gentle spirit. She can run 45 miles per hour for short distances but prefers to spend most of her hours sleeping sometimes on her back with her paws up in the air; sometimes in a bed with her head on a pillow. Kelley Weaver is the founder of Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc., a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to rescuing greyhounds and finding them forever homes. We get them from kennels some of them dont make it on the track or they may get injured, she said. Financially, people have been having hard times, too, and cant take care of them. We find homes for them. Tall and lean with long noses, greyhounds have been bred for millennia to chase. Among the oldest of purebred dogs, they first appear in ancient Egyptian records dating back 8,000 years. They are the only breed of dog mentioned in the Bible (Proverbs 30:29-31, King James Version). But despite their well-earned reputation for speed, they tend to be calm dogs who take to napping as much as they do sprinting. People are often surprised at how laid back they are, Weaver continued. Theyll see them sleeping and ask if they are OK and well just say, Yeah, its nap time. Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions receives the dogs from kennels as retired or injured racers. Perhaps they werent fast enough for the track, perhaps they have merely reached retirement age but almost all are still relatively young and loving dogs in need of either a foster or adoptive home. The Weaver family and volunteers foster all of the rescued dogs prior to adoption in order to learn the temperament and personality of each dog and to help the dogs adjust to life in a home environment. Many of them have never had the chance to be a puppy, so we try to teach them, Weaver said. Their characters are all very different. They are happy and they play. Some of them are thieves a few of my daughters toys have gone missing. Her organization makes frequent appearances in South Hillsborough, as she did last weekend with Jellybean, a foster dog, and Bee Bee, a dog she adopted, at the Century 21 Beggins Enterprises Easter Seals benefit garage sale in Apollo Beach. There are so many See GREYHOUNDS, page 2The greyhound is a perfect dog for a senior because theyre not hyper, they dont pull.Final chapter may be shaping up in hospital networks competition See HOSPITALS, page 18 PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOTruvia Richardson leads the group through a range of movements.New approach to physical therapyBy PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net SUN CITY CENTER Its hard to believe people can improve their balance, stretch their muscles and develop more flexibility by visiting a restaurant. They can though, if its the restaurant in SunTowers retirement center in Sun City Center Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. The restaurant isnt open for meals then. The tables are pushed aside By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.netExecutives at South Bay Hospital and its parent company, Hospital Corporation of America, now are weighing what may be their last option in the years-long contest to win approval for a new facility. Floridas Agency on Health Care Administration (AHCA) last week denied 10 exemptions that South Bay and HCA attorneys had pressed in an effort to regain footing lost to the St. Josephs Hospital network in a Certificate of Need (CON) competition going back several years. At issue originally was South Bay/HCAs proposal to build a replacement hospital on Big Bend Road, leaving a limitedservices facility on S.R. 674.The ACHA denial gives South Bay/HCA 30 days to file an appeal, which, if pursued, would take the large medical services provider into a Florida district court. In response to questions about another South Bay/HCA legal effort, the hospitals public information office this week would say only that we are currently reviewing the denial issued by AHCA and have not determined next steps at this time. In a prepared statement, Marketing Director Natalia Diaz also noted that We are disappointed by the final order because it impacts our ability to provide the community with greater access to high quality care. She went on to point out that South Bay is the only hospital in the county to earn a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures accolade from the Joint Commission and emphasized that such recognition means we have been focusing on the right things. It has been a long and twisting journey for both hospital networks going back to 2005 as they have competed for state approvals to build new medical complexes on their respective acreages abutting See TAI CHI, page 13

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A lot of people dont think about greyhounds, but if anyone wants to contact us to come to see the dogs, please do. A lot of people dont even think about greyhounds but theyll meet our dogs. And they will steal your heartthieves, indeed. I was born and raised in Clearwater and I used to go to the track when I was a kid just to watch them run, Weaver said. Back in those days, there were a couple of tracks that werent very nice to them. There are still a number of those tracks, but not in our area. I felt bad for them; I always wanted to have one. The greyhound has always been in my heart. Today she is saving them. We usually get them at around 18 months and up, she continued. And they live to be 12 or more years old. They generally have good health. They dont have joint problems or hip dysplasia or anything like that. They are also universal blood donors. Most all of our dogs are good with cats and children. And most of them have only ever known crates, so they can be adopted by people living in small homes or apartments. According to Weaver, they also make the perfect companions for older people. A greyhound is a perfect dog for a senior because theyre not hyper, they dont pull, she said. Prior to placing a dog, potential adoptive families are screened by Weavers organization. Although they tend to be adaptable and good with both children and other animals, she wants to make certain there is a good fit between the dog and a new family. She wants to ensure that it really is a forever home. A $250 adoption fee is applied to defray the costs associated with ensuring the health of the dog. When they come off the track, they usually have had nothing done, Weaver said. We spay or neuter them, get all of their shots up to date, clean their teeth and give them a full check, with worming and any medications. Area veterinarians provide discounts in an effort to keep the adoption fee as low as possible. The organization also takes donations, either through the mail or via a link on their website at www.bayareagreyhounds.org. Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions also seeks foster families to help introduce the dogs to life beyond the racetrack. Foster parents introduce the dogs to things that are new to them: stairs, pools, sliding glass doors and even toys. Most greyhounds retired from racing have never seen or interacted with a child, but they are very tolerant, with the need for respect accorded to any other house pet. According to Weaver, they are wonderful houseguests who are mild mannered and easily potty-trained. Foster families are critical to the organization, as the number of available foster homes dictates the number of dogs that can be taken in to be placed into permanent homes. With short fur and very little body fat to protect them from extremes in weather, they are indoor dogs that need only a fenced yard to play a little in, or to take a walk once or twice a day. On a walk, with the ability to hit 45 miles per hour, they generally need to be on a leash and they are trained to walk on a leash during their foster care. As people begin pouring into the parking lot of Beggins Enterprises looking for bargains at the Easter Seals benefit, Jellybean curled her lean body into a ball on a blanket and settled in for a nap. She wasnt nervous, nor was she yapping or harassing people as they walked by. But she missed nothing. Greyhounds have eyesight so sharp that they can see a small, moving object from a half mile away. They can sleep almost 20 hours a day, Weaver said. They are very, very laid back. You just need to be able to walk them a couple of times a day. Dr. Otts dog park is also a great place. With fur as soft as silk and big, sensitive-looking brown eyes, Jellybean was already well on her way to stealing my heart. Just petting her as she shyly hugged her body against me was a calming experience. She is beautiful, both in appearance and in spirit. Kelley said that the dogs usually pick the people they want. I wanted to take Jellybean home. This is very rewarding, Weaver said. To find a dog a good home, to know that it will make a difference in their lives (both the dogs and the people). It is beautiful and very rewarding. My biggest thing is I would like people to look into adopting a greyhound because a lot of people dont realize what wonderful companions they can be. For more information about Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc., visit www.bayareagreyhounds.org, email baga@tampabay.rr.com, call 813-272-2332, or write to Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, P.O. Box 21641, Tampa, FL, 33622. Greyhounds%  Bee Bee the greyhound, adopted by Weaver and her family, makes frequent appearances at meet and greets in South Hillsborough as part of the efforts of Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions to introduce people to greyhounds.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOSSheriff to highlight crime awarenessSUN CITY CENTER Ever wondered how to get the most information out of the Hillsborough County Sheriffs websites? Curious about how the countys primary law enforcement agency is using recently-refined crime fighting methodology and technology? Interested in more tips on protections against the constantly evolving range of frauds? All of these topics are to be covered during a three-hour crime awareness seminar featuring Hillsboroughs Sheriff David Gee on October 27. The Thursday seminar, opening at 9 AM, will be conducted in Community Hall, South Pebble Beach Blvd. Gee, his top fraud detective along with other HCSO personnel will explain the uses of intelligence led policing and its application in Hillsboroughs department will review and reinforce the red flags of fraud, particularly those scams targeting retirees, in order to enhance protection, plus narrate a power point presentation on full, efficient use of HCSO information websites. A similar program is set for November in Kings Point.

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Woman on a missionHuman trafficking: not just a third world country problem%  penny@observernews.netSOUTH COUNTY When June Wallace attended a meeting of her Soroptimist group in April 2009 she had no idea her life was about to change forever. At that meeting of the international organization dedicated to the betterment of women, Linda Smith, a former U.S. Representative from the state of Washington, spoke about child trafficking and prostitution in the United States. Since then June has worked against trafficking and won many awards. Having moved to South County earlier this year, she is now beginning to raise awareness locally speaking to groups, and is planning an awareness event at the United Methodist Church in Sun City Center in January, which is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. I had no idea this was a problem in our country, said June. I always thought this was the kind of thing that happens in third world countries like India or South America. But Smith told the group about a government grant given by the U.S. Justice Department that produced a report stating that there are between 100,000 and 300,000 children in the United States trafficked each year. The average age is 13, and although some of them are taken for forced labor, especially in lower socio-economic regions (with California, Texas and Florida being the hottest spots) most are taken for sex and prostitution. Junes statements were verified by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (www.missingkids.com). The Tampa office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation was also contacted for this story. Detective Morales of the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office explained the difference between human smuggling and human trafficking. Human smuggling is the charge when a person is brought into the United States illegally, while human trafficking always refers to the sale of someone in the U.S. We had one case in the south end of the county where a girl was being held in a house used for prostitution. It was text book. She was locked in a building with boarded up windows and a padlock on the front door. They took her child to a remote central Florida location and told her shed never see him again if she didnt do as they said when a neighbor alerted us that something was wrong in the building and she was found. Most of the people involved were arrested and some fled, Morales said. People dont realize these things happen in this country, June said. The day she heard Smith speak she joined the cause and now serves as the facilitator of The Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking that covers Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough Counties. June moved to Kings Point in Sun City Center from Largo where she had been raising awareness of trafficking leading the 300-member grassroots community coalition and working with the St. Petersburg College Regional Policing Institute to undergird the work of the Clearwater/Tampa Bay Department of Justice Human Trafficking Task Force in the three-county area. For this and her work with other organizations, including the United Nations Association of Tampa Bay, the Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, and 26 years with Soroptimist International, June was chosen that chambers Citizen of the Year in 2010. My eventual goal is to fund the building of a shelter for victims that are rescued, June said. That could be in dollars, land donations, any number of things. There are less than 100 beds in the whole country for these kids. A lot of people turn their backs because they dont understand. Some of the kids may be kidnapped, and may even eventually escape. But others are brainwashed to work as prostitutes. People look at them on the streets, dressed by their pimps, and think theyre there by choice when theyve really been beaten, starved and then rewarded by pimps to get their loyalty. Some even come to believe they love their pimps or abductors, so the only way the system has to deal with them is as juvenile offenders. June has a diploma from the Florida Regional Policing Institute at St. Petersburg College and has arranged for trainers with that program to speak and give training at United Methodist Church in Sun City Center in January but a date has not yet been set. Laura Heisler of the Center for Public Safety and Innovation at St. Petersburg College said their office has been giving training such as Junes since 2006 but as of July 2012, the funding for this project will run out. Groups will still be able to contact us for training but unfortunately we will no longer be able to offer it for free, she said. Until July they will continue to provide free training to groups of more than 25 that call 727-3414437. June, a retired certified financial planner who had a private practice in Orlando before moving to Largo, has never before been involved in social work and describes this cause as her passion.See WOMAN ON A MISSION, page 6 Lobster RollsHomemade Chowder, Chili, Turkey Burgers Ice Cream Cones, Sundaes, Shakes, Banana Splits Fill your Belly with our Bellies!Now Serving...Whole Belly Clams813-419-4325

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In many instances, they come up with their own solutions, and I get credit for helping because I was willing to listen. 3. Listening facilitates communication. In order to be complete, the communication process includes a speaker, a listener and then feedback from the listener to the speaker. If there is no feedback, there is no communication. Be sure you are spending your fair share of time in the role of listener. 4. Listening is a tool to reduce tension. One of the first things I teach the students in my customer relations seminar is to say little and listen a lot. If you smile and nod as you listen carefully to someone who has a complaint, it is amaz ing what a calming effect it will have upon the complainant. Most of us just want to blow off steam, especially if we feel we have been harmed. Give the other person the opportunity and you will disarm them, eliminating a great deal of stress and tension. Listening is an easy way to become a good conversationalist. Dale Carnegie, in his classic book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, suggests listening as an excellent way to become a good conversationalist. He said all most people really want in a conversation is an interested listener. The next time you are in a conversation, remember the five Ws and use them liberallyWho? What? Why? When? Where? Listening expands the mind. Begin with the belief that everyone has a story and that each person has a secret to tell you that could make you more productive, happier and healthier. It may be a very small secret and you may have to clear away a great deal of chaff before the grain is found. If you X 4 By William Hodges What Listening Can Dobegin with this premise, you will be amazed at how much you can learn from everyone you meet. Most of us can hear. Will you be one of the few who can listen? Its up to you.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: 813-641-0816. Email: bill@ billhodges.com Website: www.bill hodges.com The SCC Observer & The Riverview Current 210 Woodland Estates S.W. Ruskin, FL 33570813-645-3111Fax: 813-645-4118www.ObserverNews.netPublished Every Thursday by M&M Printing Co., Inc. 645-4048EDITORIAL:Brenda Knowles ............ Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen ................. Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Penny Fletcher .......... Contributing Writer penny@observernews.net Melody Jameson ...... 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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 NewspapersAttend the Sun City Center Shrine Club Pancake Brunch from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23 at Community Hall, S. Pebble Beach Blvd. All-you-can-eat orange juice, pancakes, sausage, coffee for only $5. Proceeds are for the benefit of the Sun City Center Shrine Club. Payments are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. Yumm! Pancakes! Open house hosted by Coast Guard AuxiliaryOn Saturday, Oct. 22 Flotilla 75 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host an informal open house for individuals and couples seeking volunteer opportunities. Join them for an informal meet and greet with members of the local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Find out how service to your community and service to your country can be accomplished with a great local organization made up of your friends and neighbors. Discover how your interests and skills might mesh with the needs of Team Coast Guard. Find out about on-water patrols, volunteer teaching positions, computer, radio and clerical operations, training programs, public outreach programs and social get-togethers. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is the all-volunteer civilian arm of the U.S. Coast Guard. Considered a force multiplier by the Coast Guard and operating under orders the Auxiliary engages in port security patrols, at night, as well as during the day. The Auxiliary also conducts safety patrols primarily directed to benefit the recreational boater who might be in distress. The Flotilla 75 located in Ruskin is one of the oldest flotillas in the U.S. and also conducts boating safety classes for the boating public and can be seen virtually every weekend providing free vessel safety checks. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists participate in many community activities: festivals, parades and boat shows are all part of their involvement. At the open house there will be light refreshments, displays, demonstrations and Flotilla members will be glad to answer boating questions and provide information about the Auxiliary. Join them from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Eberhardt Building (lawn bowling building), 909 North Course Lane, Sun City Center or for details, call (813) 633-5416. Listening is one of the most important communica tion skills of mankind. Its a shame we spend so little time cultivating this very powerful skill. Ive written before on this subject and will probably do so again because it bears repeating that listening should be a required course from elementary school through college. Some por tion of every day should be specifically designated as a time to develop our ability to listen. Here are some very valuable rewards we can reap, both for ourselves and for others, if we put our time into learning to listen. 1. Listening can enhance friendships. When we really listen to the feelings of those who are close to us, we deepen the relationship. Too many times, when speaking with a loved one, we do not pay full attention. Although they are telling us their hopes and dreams, we are busy thinking about what were going to do tomorrow. Take a few minutes to concentrate on what the people closest to you are saying. Youll be surprised how much you will learn and how much they will appreciate your attention. 2. Listening is a great problemsolving technique. 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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 Find out about Trick or Treat Street! TSS Youth Sailing offers classes classes soon! TSS Youth Sailing is seeking condition for resale. Generosity He used a 3 Rescue and drove there it was!HOLE IN ONEGolf tournament planned Ruskin VFW Post #6287 Thursday, Oct. 13 Friday, Oct. 14 Saturday, Oct. 15 Turkey Shoot Sunday, Oct. 16 Monday, Oct. 17 Tuesday, Oct. 18 Wednesday, Oct. 19 County offers afternoon recreation current school reduced or free lunch letter. New meeting place and time SouthShore Toastmaster Club Business seminar at SouthShore Chamber Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, OK. and training exercises in drill and Johnny Garcia children of all ages a safe environ day, Oct. 22, at Riverview High several categories. for children of all ages with a $3 delivered to the Greater Riverview for an additional cost. Parking is the event.

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X 5 8 5 Weight Watchers meeting scheduledWeight Watchers meets every Thursday from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at United Community Church, 1501 LaJolla Ave., Sun City Center. For more information, e-mail Sandy at samt1995@yahoo.com. SCC vets to hear about Qatar todayVFW Post 1288 of Sun City Center will hold its next meeting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 in the Sandpiper Room. CPO Karen Leonard will relate her experiences while stationed in Qatar. All veterans are welcomed. Beta Sigma Phi to meetJune Wallace, a speaker from Tampa Bays Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking, will present a program at the Laureate Zeta Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phis monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the home of Naomi Herren in Sun City Center. For more information, call (813) 634-9774.Friday night at the moviesThe United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West and the Good News Sunday School Class, will be hosting a monthly Friday Night At The Movies at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14 in Creason Hall. The name of the movie is What If. It is about a young man who left his college sweetheart and his calling to be a preacher, to seek a business career. After fifteen years, and working himself up to become a high-paying executive, a trophy fiance and a new Mercedes, he has an opportunity to see what his life would have been like had he taken the path God had intended for him.Dance the night awayThe Oldies But Goodies Dance Club will host the October dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 in the Community Hall. The entertainers are Ocean Road. The cost is $5 per person for guests. Club members are free. BYOB. For more information, call (813) 633-5649.DJ Darlene to entertainSCC Dance Club invites you to their dance from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Community Hall. Music by DJ Darlene with a variety of music. Attire is dressy casual. Members are free and guests are $6 per person at the door. Singles are always welcome. BYOB and snacks. For more information call (813) 633-7173.Brandon Chai group to gatherA gathering of the Brandon Chai group of Hadassah will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Henry Gibson Social Hall at Beth Israel Temple, located at 1115 Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City Center. The group is going to be extending their current group into Sun City Center, so this is the place to be to find out about joining, and hear all about Hadassah. For more information, call Carol Balent at (813) 829-7227. Lt. Col. H. Spencer Faircloth, USAF (Ret) addresses MOAA luncheonRetired Lt. Col. Spencer Faircloth was the featured speaker at the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) monthly luncheon held on Oct. 5, in the Florida Room at the Sun City Center North Side Atrium Building. Faircloth held positions as an Air Force Personnel Officer from base level to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and served on the staff of the European Office of Aerospace Research at the United States Embassy in Brussels, Belgium. He also served as the Chief of the Casualty Assistant Branch, Headquarters, US Air Force, during the highest period of casualties during the Vietnam War. One of his responsibilities was serving as a letter writer for President Lyndon Johnson and later for President Richard Nixon. He was chosen by the Secretary of the Air Force for a Sabbatical on the faculty of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs of the University of Pittsburgh. Faircloth was selected by the Secretary of Defense to serve on the White House Staff as the Executive Director of the Presidential Committee, Jobs for Veterans at the end of the Vietnam War. He entertained the MOAA members by relating the many and varied incidents and encounters he experienced during his association with white house staff and politicians during the Nixon era. Photo by Frank KepleyArt Club presents fall luncheonThe Art Club in Sun City Center will present its fall Pot-Luck Luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The luncheon which will be held alfresco, in tents, outside the Art Room, will coincide with the opening of a new exhibit in the adjacent Art Gallery, featuring the works of Nancy Cooper. There will be the opportunity to enjoy a pleasant luncheon with residents of the SCC community and then visit the Gallery to view Nancys fine artworks. Admission to the Gallery is free; admission to the luncheon is that you bring a dish of your choice: salad, dessert or other. The only prerequisite for luncheon attendance is that (if possible) you sign up beforehand in the Art Rom, indicating what gastronomic delight you intent to bring, so that the guests can anticipate a wide variety of dishes. For those who cannot attend the opening or luncheon, Nancys works will remain on display through the end of December and the Gallery is open to visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Ruth Kramer shot a hole-inone on Sept. 14, 2011 on the 8th hole at the Sandpiper Palms Course in Sun City Center, FL. She used a 9 Wood. This feat was witnessed by Phyllis Morgan and Homer Haley.HOLE IN ONEIrene Glow spoke at a recent meeting of the Interfaith Council thanking them for the grant money the library received that was used to purchase large print books and DVDs for the visually impaired. Residents of the Greater Sun City Center area, 55 or over, have access to over 22,761 items including books, paperbacks, magazines, audio cassettes, video tapes, DVDs and CDs with their patron cards. Grants from the IFC are made possible by proceeds from the Nearly New Shop in Sun City Center and the hard working volunteers at the shop. The Nearly New Shop is located at 1515 Sun City Center Plaza and is open from 8 a.m. to noon. Wednesday and Saturday. Donations are accepted anytime the shop is open or may be left in the drop box. Arrangements can be made to pick up larger items by calling 642-9099. Volunteers efforts are recognized During the first event of Constitution Week DAR members, wearing colonial dresses, visited the Sun City Center and SouthShore Libraries. They encouraged visitors to sign a replica of the Constitution. They also handed out Bookmarks. David Floyd, Secretary of the Community DARs Constitution Week a big successAssociation, read a proclamation from the CA the upcoming week as Constitution Week. The proclamation also praised the DAR for its work in the community. Anne Marie Leblanc, Chairman of the 50th Anniversary, also thanked them for sponsoring a week of special events. Cali NailsPROFESSIONAL NAIL CARE813-634-65001517B Sun City Center Blvd.(next to Bon Worth, in the Plaza)WALK-INS WELCOME 10% OffPedicure and/or Manicure* Gel Nails Acrylic Pink & White Pedicure Manicure Waxing Shellac/Gelish

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Their average age is 13 and their life expectancy is only seven years (after the abduction). June will give presentations to civic and religious groups and any others who will listen. She is also hoping to catch the attention of fundraisers so she can start a project to build a shelter. The January event will be a four-hour course entitled, The Many Faces of Human Trafficking, and will be given by two experts, Dewey Williams, retired commander of the Tampa Bay task force and Sandra Lythe, who works with the task force in the three-county area. Both are adjunct professors at RCPI (Regional Community Policing Institute) at St. Petersburg College. The event is funded by World Relief, which is the victims services arm of the task force and is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice. The task force cant do legislation or fundraising because it is funded by the government, that has to be done by a grass roots organization, June said. Her hope is that local civic and faith-based organizations and houses of worship will ask for a presentation and become involved, either before, or after the January event. The whole thing is about awareness, she added. There are ongoing projects to help victims, such as SOAP, (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) which was founded by Theresa Flores, once a victim herself who managed to escape. Eventually June would like to see a SOAP project in South County. Now a licensed social worker with a masters degree in counseling, Floress SOAP project puts labels on bath soap and delivers it to motels, especially in areas where a lot of people will be gathering, such as national political conventions and sporting events. The SOAP project is national and details about it are available on line at http://www.traffickfree. com/blog/2011/05/the-s-o-a-pproject. The victims often get to be alone in the bathroom, and can see the hotline number on the soap, June said. The labels say If you are being held against your will and give a hotline number. There is always a chance that at some time they will be able to get to a phone and will know there is someone waiting to rescue them. People who want to help, receive training or just find out more may call June on her cell phone, 727-688-0150 or email her at junewallace@gmail.com.Woman on a mission PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOJune Wallace has been recognized with many awards for her work against human trafficking. Since moving to Sun City Center from Largo earlier this year, she has been working to make the public aware of the Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking and how it affects South County. Planners assessing Tampa Bay water taxi for commutersBy MELODY JAMESON While many questions remain, professional planners now are examining an unusual transportation answer: a commuters Tampa Bay water taxi from a South County site. A feasibility study is underway and the consultants preliminary report is expected when various area transportation authorities convene next week. Hillsborough County has access to nearly a half million dollars in federal grant monies earmarked for engineering and construction work on just such a project. And a cross-bay taxi service would markedly reduce driving times, take cars off roadways, per haps even make commutes more enjoyable. But would westbound workers starting from east side locales use the service and can it be made financially viable. These are among the key issues transportation planners are evalu ating as they consider the prospect of a water ferry from the mouth of the Alafia River to MacDill AFB, daily carrying both military and civilian personnel to and from the base that has become a strategic, multi-disciplinary, command installation. The Hillsborough County Water Ferry Feasibility Study was initi ated in March when area transpor tation leaders agreed the idea was worth a look. The interested enti ties and agencies include MacDill, Hillsborough County, the Hillsbor ough Area Rapid Transit system (HART), The Planning Commission and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Subsequently, Jacobs Engineer ing, a Tampa-based firm, was commissioned by the Metropoli tan Planning Organization (MPO), an arm of The Planning Commission, to examine whether a taxi service could be designed and whether it could become financially advantageous for users as well as for operators, according to Randy Kranjec, an MPO planner. Jacobs also works with Cambridge Systematics, a national firm with Florida east coast offices which has specific experience in water ferry projects, Kranjec added. Initial consideration of the concept by transportation engineers and planners narrowed the range of possible routes across the bay to a first focus on the Alafia-to-Mac Dill trip accommodating South and East County residents commuting regularly to jobs or facilities on the base, the planner said. He noted that a large number of the person-See WATER TAXIS, page 6

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became their legacy, where descendents, to this day, still live around the loop of Adamsville Road and Kracker Avenue. All descendents of William T. Adams, Mae Adams Moore, Roy O. Adams, Gould E. Adams, Norma Adams Carley, Dewey F. Adams, Clark A. Adams, Hazel Adams Kushmer, Zena Adams Kushmer and P. Gardner Adams are invited. An barb-que lunch will be catered by Hungry Harrys. Family stories and photos will be shared and activities for the kids and adults will be available. For more information as well as the cost, contact by email 2011adamsreunion@gmail.com or call Linda Adams Lennard at (850) 652-2916; Sandy Adams Scott at (813) 973-1056; Donna Welchons Dean at (813) 685-1471; or Tamnah ONeal DAngelo at (813) 995-1669. X 8 Riverview Memorial VFW Post #81087504 Riverview Dr. (813) 671-9845MEETINGS Mens Auxiliary -First Thursday at 7 p.m. Ladies Auxiliary -Second Tuesday at 7 p.m. Post -Second Thursday at 7:30 p.m. MEALS Wednesday Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon CANTEEN HAPPENINGS Bar Bingo Monday at 6:30 p.m. Bar Poker with Lori on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Fire in the Hole on Saturdays at 1 p.m. Teen Night: Anime Club For middle and high school students. Join them for an evening of Anime and Manga! Spend some time with other kids who love to read Japanese Manga and watch Anime straight from Japan! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. 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. Wee Artists: Lets Create* Wee Artists, 3-6 years, will have fun creating a Halloween art project with our art instructor. Adult must be present. Limit 15. Registration required at Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Expressive Artists, 11 years and up, will have fun creating a Halloween art project with our art instructor. Limit 20. Registration required at Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. For kids in grades K-4th. Join them for spooky stories, fun games, and other treats! Kids can come dressed in their favorite costumes! Pee Wee Artists, 3-5 years, will have fun creating a Halloween art project with our art instructor. Limit 15. Adult must be present. Registration required at either the Library Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Baby Time 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 middle and high school students. Have a voice in creating library programs for teens and earn community service hours toward graduation, scholarships and more! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library & Dominos Pizza. 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. Baby Time 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. Join Art Instructor, Minnette Webster, and learn step-by-step instructions for creating calligraphy. Limit 20. Registration required at SouthShore Regional Library. Please visit the Library Information Desk at or call 273-3652. *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.Kids Program/Event Highlights October 13 to 19 SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARY Eagles Set Their Weekly ActivitiesThe Ruskin Eagles, FOE, located at 1205 1st St. S.W. has scheduled the following weekly activities. All events and activities of the Eagles Club are supported by the members and members guests. The FOE Aerie meet at 7 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. The Ladies Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday. Eagle Riders meet the 2nd Sunday of the month at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 -Bar Games from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 Pasta Dinner at 5 p.m. Music by Nickles and Dimes at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 Bingo at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 Come on down and socialize. Wednesday, Oct. 19 Wings and Things (oh so good!) at 5 p.m. Bar Games at 6 p.m. For more information, call the club at 645-2922. Network at the American Business Womans meeting and vendor showYou are cordially invited to the American Business Womans monthly dinner meeting and vendor show on Monday, Oct.17. The program this month will be Members and Vendors Night. All full members and nonmembers will have an opportunity to display their products and/or services and they will network for their meeting and everyone will have a few minutes to share information about their business. There will be no cost to display for full members (with National and Local dues paid), but there will be a cost of $10 for all non-members or partial members to have a display. The meal charge will be in addition to this cost and is detailed below. Times are as follows: 5:30 p.m networking and sign-in, followed by 6 p.m. dinner and program at Apollos Bistro, Apollo Beach Tennis and Racquet Club, Apollo Beach. In order to promote networking and everyone being able to go to the different displays, they will have heavy appetizers, beverages and dessert, and the price will be $16 per person (inclusive). Wine and beer will be available for purchase. RSVP early so the restaurant can prepare accordingly. Cash or check only; they cannot accept credit or debit cards for payment. Bring a friend or business associate and plenty of business cards for networking and getting to know about all the businesses that will be represented from members and non-members. In addition, all attendees will have a moment to introduce themselves and their business whether they participate as a vendor with a display or not. Space is limited so they will provide tables for displays and tables may be shared depending on the number of vendor reservations received. Vendors will also be limited to a total of 20, so get your reservations in early! For more information, call Deb Adams at (813) 649-0400.Fifth Annual Poker Run to support the Haley HouseThe Riverview Detachment of the Marine Corps League and the American Legion Riders of Alafia Post 148 are jointly sponsoring the 5th Annual Poker Run to benefit the Haley House to be held on Saturday, Oct. 29. The all-country road ride will begin at American Legion Post 148 located at 7240 U.S. Highway 301 S. in Riverview with kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. Registrations will begin at 9 a.m. on the day of the event or riders may pre-register by contacting Debra Steele at debra. steele.0602@gmail.com or Bill Bongiovanni at William.bongiovanni@yahoo.com. The entry fee is $15 for biker and $10 for rider. There will be prizes for best hand, second best hand and worst hand. Commemorative T-Shirts will be presented to the first 100 to register. Following the ride there will be entertainment, vendors and food available. For more information, call Debra Steele at 545-7526. a part of Gibsonton called Adamsville. Seated are Earl and Rose Adams. Standing left to right are their children, Zena, Dewey, Descendents of Earl Lincoln and Rosella Rose Miller Manners Adams will hold a family reunion from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the Riverview Community Center on Riverview Drive in Riverview. Earl and Rose left Jefferson County, Pennsylvania in 1908, with their nine children, heading for a forty acre plot on Tampa Bay. They arrived in 1909 after stopping in West Virginia to have their tenth child. Purchased sight unseen, their intentions were to forge out a living in what was advertised as a tropical paradise. Finding a wild land with huge pine trees and feral animals and not the tropical paradise that they had expected, they continued to clear and work the land to build a community. Adamsville, between Gibsonton and Apollo Beach, Pioneer family to hold reunion Nov. 12

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12 OCTOBER 13, 2011 MAKING SEN SE OF MEM ORY LO SS ALZHEIMERS DISE A SE & DEMENTI A Presented by Carol White, MSW, CDP, Brookdale Senior LivingYour Host: Homewood Residence Join us for a special presentation that will address the challenges associated with providing care for Alzheimers and dementia patients during the stressful holiday season. A Q&A session will follow, with the opportunity to interact with others also facing this time of the year. Make plans now to attend.Wednesday, October 26Alzheimers and Dementia Holiday Travel and VisitsBoxed lunches will be provided at 11 a.m. Presentation to follow.Reservations required. Please call (813) 633-4340. Respect for Individual PreferencesSMDaily Moments of SuccessSM3910 Galen Ct., Sun City Center, FL 33573 www.brookdaleliving.comAssisted Living Facility # 9634 Camp Bayou to serve up a day of family fun on SaturdayCamp Bayou will hold their second annual Beef n Bones fundraiser on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTO By %  itcren mitch@observernews.netRUSKIN Celebrate the beginning of autumn at Camp Bayou this weekend with some great food and music, along with the incomparable environment the outdoor learning center has to offer. On Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Ruskins Camp Bayou will hold their second annual Beef n Bones at the Bayou, a fundraiser for the 501c3 non-profit nature conservancy. The daylong event will feature music by The Front Porch Pickers, performing at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., with an assortment of guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, washtub bass and the occasional spoon and washboard. Kayaks are available for rent at the centers new launch site on the Little Manatee River, or visitors are free to bring their own. Hotdogs and hamburgers will be served by Wild Dogs, and center volunteers will be on hand for water safety and fishing classes, as well as with information about the centers programs, including their Sponsor a Gopher Tortoise program. Additionally, there will be a silent auction and art sale running from noon to 7 p.m. As the sun sets, things only pick up for the event with Zebron & James taking the stage from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dinner will be ribs, chicken and sides along with beverages, including select beers and wines. Tickets are available online or at the gate. Individual tickets are $5 with a group gate pass for four people available for $15. Children under six are admitted at no charge. For tickets online, visit www. campbayoubeefnbones.eventbrite. com. For further information, contact Jennifer McCafferty at jentmail@hotmail.com or call 813-846-1316. Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is a 160-acre nature preserve located next to the Little Manatee River and proximate to the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve and Tampa Bay. Their mission is to preserve a sample of Floridas original habitats and to promote appreciation and understanding of the areas unique natural resources, local culture and history through environmental education and a hands-on learning center. Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of State Road 674 on 24th Street SE in Ruskin. For more information, visit www. campbayou.org or call 813-6418545.

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 13 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 and people are seated on rows of chairs. By ten after ten, background music is playing softly and Jeanette Craig and Truvia Richardson have begun to instruct the group in therapeutic Tai Chi. Their class is open to everyone, not just to SunTowers residents or residents of Sun City Center, and there is no cost. Gather in your arms, says Truvia as she spreads her arms out wide and makes a circle, starting at the bottom and working her way up over her head. She takes her time. Others take theirs. Part of the benefit of therapeutic Tai Chi is that the movements are slow and very deliberate. Bow and arrow, she calls next. Pull the strings on the right side. Turn slowly and pull the strings on the left. First-timers to the group follow her lead well because she makes it easy for them and Truvia demonstrates everything in the front of the room. Meanwhile, Jeanette walks through the aisles between chairs giving one-on-one assistance to those who want it. The two therapists have been giving the therapeutic Tai Chi class for about a year after taking a course in balance instruction where they learned moves they wanted to incorporate into their therapy routines. Its much simpler, especially for people who have trouble with regular exercises, than regular Tai Chi because balance exercises are built right in, said Truvia. Anyone who has balance or endurance issues should consider taking it. Its a good thing for people who use assistance devices such as canes or walkers too, she added. Jeanette urges people who cannot stand to do the exercises while seated in their chairs. Others hold the back of a chair in front of them as they stand. Everyone participates as much as they can. Denny Hanson, 74, who has lived in the area for eight years, coming from Minnesota, has been taking the class about six months. He works at many forms of exercise, especially dancing. He goes to classes in Latin, rhythm and line dancing and also works out in the gym at least twice a week. I love the (therapeutic Tai Chi) class, he said. It gives you many health benefits and it helps you gain a lot of control. Another reason cited for liking it is because its safe to practice at home. Jeanette decided to offer the class both sitting and standing because those who cant stand and exercise can work the same core muscles in the mid-body sitting down. Jeanette is an occupational therapist at SunTowers and Truvia is a physical therapist. Both say mixing therapy with Tai Chian ancient Chinese system of physical exercise and controlis an excellent fit.Tai chi for seniors%  Their class is different from regular Tai Chi classes because it is designed around movements used in physical and occupational therapy. Many of the moves in Tai Chi work the same muscles the same way as we would in regular therapy and are more fun, while helping a person create a sense of balance, Truvia said. A respiratory therapy group which is part of a Better Breathing group joins them once a month as well. This is much safer for someone with respiratory problems than many other forms of exercise, Jeanette said. There is no need to register or call ahead to participate in the Wednesday class.George Long uses his Hur card for the first time. When swiped like a credit card, the card recognizes the person and tells each piece of equipment how long and at what speed (or weight) he or she is to exercise as prescribed by the therapist. PENNY FLETCHER phPHOtT OSJeanette Craig gives one-on-one instruction to newcomers in the therapeutic Tai Chi class held in the restaurant at Sun Towers in Sun City Center. The class is open and free to people from every community in South County and is held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. The movements taught are especially helpful for people with balance problems or those that need the assistance of a walker or cane.

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14 OCTOBER 13, 2011 Try our new8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. p.p. A friend I have known since second grade sent an email telling me his dog had been diagnosed with lymphatic cancer. In the email, he included a quote from an Indiana Jones movie: We have reached the age where life stops giving us things and starts taking them away. On that day, the quote certainly appeared apt. A coworker, a woman I have come to admire and love, lost her husband. He was a good man; he had a good spirit. I know that because I could feel it whenever he came into the office. Everything around him brightened. Also on that day, Apple cofounder Steve Jobs passed away. Regardless of your opinion of Apple products, Mr. Jobs had something in his heart that few people possess or have the courage to unveil. I am certain that history will show him to be the Thomas Edison of our time. He changed the world; he changed how we see the world. In my home, I have more Apple products than I care to admit. I dont own those products from being a fanboy (a term often used to describe those obsessed with Apple), I have them because they work, and they do what I want and need them to do. Every article I have ever written, every photo I have taken has gone through a Mac before it has landed on your driveway. Furthermore, despite this being the age of disposable consumer electronics, in more than a decade of using Macs and other Apple products, I have yet to throw one away none of them Nothing more to loseApple co-founder Steve Jobs is remembered on the Apple website. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose, he told graduating seniors at Standford University in 2005.WWW.APPLE.COM By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net have stopped working yet. I dont know what kind of a man Steve Jobs was because he was intensely private beyond the public image he displayed as CEO of Apple. Ive heard all of the descriptors: charismatic, dictatorial and so on. I do know that he conceived of things that people didnt yet know they wanted. That is something special. I do know that he created what has been, at times, the worlds largest company from a business he started in his parents garage. That, too, is something special. I know that he made my life better. Ive accomplished things using Apple computers that I would not have been able to accomplish otherwise. Personally, Im grateful to him. On a larger scale, Im grateful that he was an American, and that he kept this nation at the forefront of what the entire world has recognized as some seriously cool technology. But his genius and billions of dollars in the bank couldnt prevent his passing. Then the following day, one of my wifes co-workers passed away, leaving behind a disabled husband and a 13-year-old daughter. The woman was younger than my wife was. And then, my boss at The Observer discovered her own doctor was on medical leave and it was uncertain if he would be able to return. If he cant save himself, how can he save me? she asked with sadness about his fate in her voice. We are all going to die someday. Across this planet, approximately 100 people die each minute, nel assigned to the base in recent years have purchased family homes in communities on the east side of Tampa Bay. The Alafia-to-MacDill route might begin at or near Williams Park which is located on the river a short distance inland from the point where river and bay meet and in the vicinity of Mosaics phosphate processing plant. The phosphate mining and processing giant is aware of the concept under discussion and has not raised any objections, Kranjec said. The planner also noted that a commercial, passenger-carrying, water taxi or ferry across the bay has been batted around without any notion of funding options for the last 10 to 15 years. The idea began to get more serious attention, he added, when Hillsbor ough learned a couple of years ago that it could access $475,000 in grant monies from the Federal Highway Administration, if the funds were dedicated to such a project. Appealing though the notion may be to some, Kranjec cautioned there are a number of questions yet to be answered and a raft of details to be worked through before such a taxi or ferry can go from drawing board to waterfront. The concept will require a private operator to make it happen, the planner said, adding the project will have to be financially appealing to such an operator. Then, there are the matters of travel times in real time and costs to users along with vehicle savings that would make such a commuting method desirable enough to build ridership. There are a lot of rungs on this ladder and were still on the first one, the planner emphasized. Some of the answers may begin to take shape next Friday, October 21, when transportation planners hear the engineers first assessment of the concepts viability, based on the South County to military base route. The public meeting is scheduled for 1:30 PM in planning commission Tampa offices, Kranjec said, adding that public comment is taken at the end of each session. Copyright 2011 Melody JamesonWater taxis See OBSERVATIONS, page 18Typical New York City water taxi.

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Eric works with over 25 volunteer arbitrators and closely with B.B.B. This meeting will held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the South Shore Regional Service Center 410 30th St., S.E. in Ruskin.ELVISElvis is a Chihuahua who was left locked in the house that his owners abandoned. Another day or two, Elvis would not have been with us. Fortunately, a kind realtor found him while showing the property and brought him to C.A.R.E. Elvis is gaining weight every day. We believe he will make a full recovery. Elvis is super cute and affectionate. He also seems to like both cats and dogs. As part of his adoption, Elvis will be neutered, microchipped, and brought current on his shots. DOB: May 2, 2010. 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.TABITHATabitha is a gray tabby female with white feet. There isnt a volunteer who can pass by her bed without picking her up and cuddling. She is very high on the cute scale and exploding with the energy of a kitten. While not quite a TV star yet, Tabitha has all the looks that can bewitch the hearts of all volunteers. Wont you provide her a forever home? Tabitha as part of her adoption has been neutered and brought up-to-date on her shots and microchipped. DOB: June 23, 2011. Its all about Veterans!Liberty Manor for Veterans, Inc. has a free BBQ every 3rd Friday of the month (Oct. 21) from noon to 2 p.m. at 10015 N. 9th Street, Tampa. Attend this fabulous event that boasts BBQ consisting of pork, brisket, chicken, hambugers, hot dogs with all the trimmings, plus grilled fish and steak this is more than the traditional BBQ! Meet some of the veterans that are responsible for the freedom that we enjoy today. Good food, music and games. This is a great way to kick off the weekend! Liberty Manor is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the developmental and social needs of veterans who have served our country, fought for our independence, but fallen victim to homelessness. The Patriots Club is extending its fundraising drive for the Wounded Warriors until Oct. 31. So, if you were not able to attend the 9/11 Observance, you still have a chance to contribute to this worthy cause. Checks should be made out to: Patriots Club of Sun City Center, marked FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS. Mail your donation to: The Patriots Club of SCC, 1009 N. Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573. For more information, contact Connie Blaney at (813) 900-9422. Fiber artist soughtThe John Crawford Advisory Board is looking for Fiber Artists (quilting, weaving, felting and handmade paper art) to display their work in a group show at the Crawford Gallery during the months of March/April 2012 at SouthShore Regional Library. Applications are available on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Information Desk at SouthShore Regional Library. Applications are due Dec. 1. For more information, call Laurie Burhop at (813) 273-3652.Pipeline design is public meeting topicThe Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the design of a new sewage pipeline in the area of I-75 and S.R. 674 at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Southshore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. The $6 million project will install approximately 10,000 feet of 30-inch sewage force main from Cortaro Drive and S.R. 674, to the South County Wastewater Treatment Plant on the western side of I-75. The route will take the line through the Villages of Cypress Creek community. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2012, and last nine months. The work is the second phase of a two-part project to build a new sewage pipeline from U.S. Highway 301 to the South County Wastewater Treatment Plant. The first phase, along S.R. 674 from U.S. 301 to Cortaro Drive, has already been completed. The new line is being built to accommodate growth in the south county area and to increase over all system reliability by providing a second transmission main along the S.R. 674 corridor. The project is being funded through the Water Enterprises Capital Improvement Program. Public utilities staff and design firm representatives will be at the meeting to talk about the construction of this second portion of the pipeline and answer questions. All meeting facilities are accessible in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act. Any additional necessary accom modations will be provided with a 48-hour notice. For more infor mation, call Steve Valdez, Client Services Manager at 307-8386. DOVE INTERIORS CARPET ONEFLOOR & HOME 1 mile west of I-75 Exit 240-B 813-645-8660

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11 14 15 Welcome to...Sun City Dental CenterThomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A.633-2636General and Cosmetic DentistryOur Own In-House Denture LabOur Lab Tech Has 38+ Years Experience Chuck Fredericks, Lab Technician, 38+ Years Experience727 Cortaro Drive (Burger King Plaza)Open: Monday Thursday 8:30 5:00 New Patients & Emergencies Are Always WELCOME PATIENT REWARDSRefer 2 new patients and receive a $25 credit toward your next visit. Be sure to have your friend or family member mention your name to receive the credit at time of scheduling.Coupon 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 to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the fee service examination or treatment. Senior citizen discount does not apply. T r u s t e d by P h y s i c i a n s & P a t i e n t s A l i k e Why us? Call for a FREE ESTIMATE649-1599www.BratesAluminum.com 1910 Haverford Avenue Suite 107 Sun City Center, FL 33573 (813) 633-0286 www.brandonorthopedics.com Robert J. Maddalon, MD John D. Okun, MD Peter V. Lopez, MD Steven M. Page, MDBoard-Certified Orthopedic Surgeons Brandon Orthopedic Associates 721 West Robertson St., Ste. 102 Brandon, FL 33511 Phone: 813-684-3707 BRANDON ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES EAST BAY SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDICS Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery Brandon Orthopedic Associates is one of the most respected and professional orthopedic and sports medicine practices and Hillsborough County. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to specialize in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, partial and total joint replacements of hip, knee and shoulder, hand surgery including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, finger joint replacement, complex surgery of the elbow, and ankle and foot injuries. Our compassionate and caring atmosphere is in two convenient locations near local hospitals and outpatient surgery facilities in Brandon and Sun City Center. We work relentlessly to provide the best care possible for every patient's unique orthopedic need. You, Me, and BusinessMy friend Julies husband is the Coupon King. Recently retired, he has the time to leisurely flip through the inserts in the Sunday paper and cut out coupons for free appetiz ers at Ruby Tuesdays and BOGO hotdogs at Publix. Im not sure if hes ever figured out how much he saves doing this, but Id be willing to bet its a lot! I wish I had the time to do this. I dont even look at the Groupons that come in my email. Theyre fantastic deals, but usually for a bikini wax in St. Pete or a spa retreat in Safety Harbor. If I dont have time to clip the coupons for Walgreens, I dont have time to drive across the Bay to be pampered. Coupons are Gods way of tell ing us we deserve a little treat at a slightly better price. And in this economy, we can all use all the better pricing we can get. As my mother used to say, take care of the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves. So we are pleased to announce the Chamber has created a Discount Coupon Book for the Southshore area, featuring some super deals by our local businesses. You can pick up a book for $10 at the Chamber office. Several restaurants are featured: Seafood Dive, The Docks Bar and Grille, Wild Dogs, and Bella Cucina. If you dont feel like going out, Take Out Butler will deliver for free. Want to go on a fishing trip? Snooky Bear Charters will take $50 off the cost. If golf is more your thing, we have discount coupons for Freedom Fairways and ClubLink at Club Renaissance. Need carpets cleaned, your AC system inspected or some handymen services? Weve got coupons for those, too! Dont for get the pooch. Dog Paws on the Go is giving a discount on Fidos grooming. Personally, I want the discounts for Spa Celeste at Club Renaissance and the in-home massage from Impact Wellness! Thinking about losing some weight? Take Shape for Life will give you a weeks worth of their food free! And several of our local medical offices have coupons for free exams: vision, hearing, the veins in your legs AlumaCar has some deals on a golf cart and both Ed Morse Cadillac and Firkins Automotive have great deals on a new car. No matter what you need, Id be willing to bet we have a coupon for it! So come on by and purchase your discount book while they last its first come, first served. I think I can find time for that free hand paraffin treatment! And a nice dinner. By Dana Dittmar By: Dana Dittmar, Executive DirectorSCC Chamber NewsEvery Wednesday: Best Spaghetti in Town -$7, All You Can Eat, for all Elks and their guests. Music by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Every Friday: Seafood and Sandwiches for all Elks and their guests from 5 to 7 p.m. Karaoke by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15: 50s Dance for all Elks and their guests from 6 to 9 p.m. with music by Double Density. $7 with light snacks. Dress up in your 50s outfits. Monday, Oct. 17: $7 Blue Plate Special. Menu: Chicken & Noodles with all the trimmings. Only 50 tickets will be sold. Saturday, Oct. 29: ENF Fundraiser. Entertainment is the Crazy Carol Show. Hors doeuvres at 5 p.m. and the show is scheduled for 6 p.m.. The cost is $8. Carol has put together a completely new program. Feb. 12-19, 2012: Join S. Hillsborough Elks Lodge Valentines Western Caribbean Fundraiser Cruise, 7 days from only $643.00. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is located at 1630 U.S. Hwy. 41 S., Ruskin, FL 33570. The Club has a clean, smoke-free environment. For more information, call (813) 645-2089. South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities Parenting classes for DivorceesClasses are being offered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 26; Nov. 9, 30; and Dec. 7 at the Hillsborough County Extension Service, 5339 C.R. 579 in Seffner. Hillsborough County Extension is offering classes for those who are going through a divorce and have children. The four-hour course is required by the State of Florida when a child is involved in the divorce or custody process, and includes: shared parenting and permanency of the parental role, child development stages and impacts of a divorce on children, communicating with your children, communicating with the other parent, child abuse/neglect and spouse abuse, legal concepts and community resources, families in transition, helping your children understand and cope with divorce Couples may only attend the same session with special permission. The cost of the class is $25 and includes a workbook. A sliding fee scale is available. Children are not permitted in the class. You must bring a picture identification to class, such as a drivers license. A certificate will be given at the end of class. You must arrive on time. Late arrivals may not be admitted. To register online with a credit card, click on Divorce Class Registration at http://urlmin.com/HillsboroughParenting or call (813) 744-5519 x140.Library hosts book saleFriends of the Ruskin Branch Public Library are hosting a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Pauline Dickman Lawler Community Room. The event is for adult, teen, and children age groups and is open to the public. Books are available in the bookstore and in the Pauline Dickman Lawler Community Room. Friends of the Ruskin Branch Public Library memberships will be available at the door.Haunting traditionE.G Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW in Ruskin, will be having its 2nd annual Simmons Park after Dark from 5 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 28, and from 5 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 29, from 5 to 11 p.m. There will be a -mile haunted trail reommended for ages 10 and up, a kids hayride around the park and many other family friendly activities. Food and beverages will be sold at the event. There is a $2 park entry fee per vehicle up to 8 people. The haunted trail and hayride will be one ticket and each tickets cost $5. They only accept cash and do not have an ATM on site. For more information, call (813) 617-7655. SEMI-ANNUAL SCC SHRINE CLUBPancake Brunch Sunday, Oct. 239 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets $5 (sold at the door)South Community Hall on S. Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City CenterPancakes & SausageALL YOU CARE TO EAT Proceeds are for the benet of the Sun City Center Shrine Club. 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18 OCTOBER 13, 2011 Observations around 146,000 pass each day. The awareness that we wont last forever always strikes me whenever I read the comments on news articles in the St. Pete Times or the Tampa Tribune. There are some very angry, vindictive people in the world and, apparently, they enjoy spewing that anger and vindictiveness in news article comments. Why are they so angry? Where is that anger going to take them? No one has ever survived life that anger will mean little in your final hours and afterwards. From my perspective, leaving behind ill will and resentment is not the best way to depart what is for all of us a very short time on Earth. What would you do if you found out this were your last day? Would you hug your spouse or your children a little longer? Would you be nicer or more considerate to others? One of the final days of school in Mrs. Kaisers sixth grade class at West Elementary in Worthington, Minnesota, was a rare and beautiful day in which the frozen memories of the long winter were still fresh, but the promise of the summer to come was unmistakable. Mrs. Kaiser took the entire class out into the schoolyard, sat us all down under the trees, and asked us that very question: What would we do if we had 24 hours to live? Most of the boys, being preadolescent humanoid-shapedyet-largely-brainless entities, said they would rob a bank or steal a sports car. When the question came around to Tim Middagh, a somewhat shy and quiet farm kid, his answer made a significant impact on my life: He said he would plant a tree. Wow. Even as a pre-adolescent, brainless humanoid entity myself, I knew he had just uttered words of wisdom far beyond his years. The tree would grow for decades, becoming his legacy something his descendants, generations later, could appreciate. It was one of the most incredible things I had ever heard it still is. A year or so after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Steve Jobs, during a commencement address, told the graduating seniors at Stanford University that Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. Being a celebrity and a billionaire didnt change the outcome for Steve Jobs. He died, just as you and I will one day die. It is not morbid to say that it could be tomorrow because it could. We dont know these things. But if so, how do you want to leave this life? How do you want your kids to remember you? Or your wife, or your neighbors? You have a choice in shaping your own legacy. You can plant a tree simply through your own behavior and interactions with others. You could count the value of a billion dollars in the bank, but I dont believe the value of the love of your spouse, partner or children can actually be counted. The saying is that you cant take it with you. When talking about what is in your bank account or the toys you have, I believe that to be true. When you are dead, and, Im sorry to report that you will be one day, none of that will have any value. I do believe, however, that you can take the love in your life with you. I believe that love transcends death and I think that is one of the greatest gifts of life. It also means that life doesnt stop giving. Follow your heart, love with all of your heart and turn the other cheek now and then. I believe you can take that with you, but even if Im wrong, I know that it will make your days better. I miss my coworkers husband; he was a good man. Im glad I had the opportunity to meet him. Without being aware of it, he pointed to a better course for me. It is a course that will lead to a happier life and beyond for me. Ill take it with me. Godspeed to those who have left us. While my bank account may be a little scary now and again, Im a wealthy man. Although my wallet is thin, my heart is full from those who have shared their lives with me. Yes, Im at an age where things are being taken away often painfully but I treasure them still. They are still in my heart. They have guided my soul to the path that is mine and I am grateful. I have love, which makes me wealthy beyond measure. Life doesnt stop giving. Just open your heart and you will know that, too. You have nothing to lose by trying. Big Bend Road, east of I-75. They have been in and out of different courts on first one CON petition and then another as they vied for the necessary go-aheads. At one point in time, both networks had approvals simultaneously as a favorable legal finding for one overlapped state agreement for the other. Most recently, the two hospitals managements have moved in different directions. South Bay/ HCA has undertaken interior refurbishing of portions of its facility on S.R. 674, immediately west of Sun City Center, and has become involved in talks with a coalition of parties committed to establishing a senior medical care research, teaching and treatment center in the Sun City Center area. That coalition includes both the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and local community leaders such as Dr. Pat Crow, retired physician, and Ed Barnes, SCC Community Association president. Meanwhile, St. Josephs, acting under CON approval, has moved ahead with planning and designing a new, acute care hospital along with free-standing medical offices on the south side of Big Bend Road at Simmons Loop. Lisa Patterson, the hospital networks public relations director, said this week that ground is to be broken for St. Josephs South in October, 2012. The targeted date for its opening is 2015.Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonHospitals compete See the current issue of THE OBSERVER NEWSas well as classified advertising, advertising information, and much more!www.ObserverNews.netPALMETTO If youre looking for a fun, safe, free way to celebrate Halloween, join us October 28, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee County Agricultural Museum. No trick, a really sweet treat is in store for you and your family! Located at 515-10th Ave. W., Palmetto, FL 34221, call (941) 721-2034 for more information. Activities will include: deal! Sponsored by R.B. Chips Shore, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Manatee County Agricultural Museum, Inc., the Palmetto Historical Commission & the City of Palmetto.

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Our Fall season has started and mullet are invading our waterways in schools, preparing to spawn. As they feed off the bottom, stirring up mud, it attracts larger fish to follow eating the prey they leave behind. If you want to catch a variety of fish, follow this mullet school and cast into it as they pass by your boat. Use at least a 20 pound test line with a circle hook. If you can throw a cast net in a circle over a school of mullet, you probably will catch enough for your family and all of your neighbors. Mullet are a fatty fish, so if you are on a diet, you need to catch flounder, or sheeps head. Both are a lean white meat fish and great for your diet. For some reason I have never written about hogfish, but this week as I made my rounds I heard a lot of Fish Tales about hogfish. I looked up hogfish and found that a ladyfish is a Spanish hogfish. It has fair food value, but not many people keep them to eat. Average weight is one pound, and reaches a length of 2 feet. The hogfish changes its color with size. Average weight is 2 pounds. This fish lives mostly on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. It likes shrimp bait, but will bite all 16 19 19 Enjoy a special presentation with stunning lm footage of Alaska and the Yukon PLUS Day of Show Specials & FREE AdmissionSaturday, October 15, 2011 10:00amSun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, FL 33573 AAA Travel cordially invites you toOn Stage Alaskawith Holland America Line Register online at AAA.com/TravelEvents and be entered to win a Cruise Travel Certi cate ($2000 value)! Save up to when you book your vacation at the show on a Holland America Line Alaska cruise or cruisetour.$500*RSVP required. Space is limited. To register go to AAA.com/TravelEvents For more information call 813-633-4880* Airfare not included in total trip cost. Offer applies to new bookings for 2012 Holland America Line Alaska cruises and cruisetours only. One person of traveling party must be a AAA Member to receive offer. Offer is combinable with applicable AAA Member Bene ts and participating supplier offers. Not combinable with any other AAA offer or coupon. Other restrictions may apply. 5136.10.11 MOBILE RADIATION Physician of the Year 2005 Weve recently moved our ofce to better serve you!Now located at:10420 South U.S. Hwy. 301 Riverview, FL 33569 813-880-7546FREE SKIN SCREENINGOffering: SAME DAY APPOINTMENTSDr. Robert A. Norman Dr. A. Theodosatos Dermatologist Carole Mazzone, ARNPInsurance accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, Amerigroup and many more. kinds. Gag grouper are going south with each cold snap. You can spot a few around our ship channels, says one angler, but others tell me that they are out in the deeper water. You might be lucky and find some that havent caught up with the schools and are lurking behind in the mouth of the Little Manatee River. Our water temperatures are starting to cool a bit, so a majority of the fish are hanging around the roots of the mangroves or closer to shore. Try an oyster bar, if it has some moving water. Cast around it, or the mangrove root and you will have good luck with some species, either a redfish, trout, or snook. Redfish seem larger than usual, as they ride the incoming tides in shore to feed. Glass minnows, are most often in our area in the spring, but for some reason they are schooling in our area now with plenty of fish following them. Joining the parade are jack crevalle, spanish mackerel and ladyfish. Birds are following them, so follow the birds to make a catch. A full moon shines over us as of Oct. 11. Fishing is always good during a full moon. Some tell me that if there is a circle around the moon, dont go fishing. Fish wont bite in that phase. Fish for fun, fish for food, fish for exercise, fishing is good. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.By Jonie Maschek Fishings good when moon is full RUSKIN BR ANCH LI BR A R Y Learn what hardware and software is required to download eBooks from our library. Learn how to become a member, browse, search, and buy items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn how to create a listing, and sell items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Open an email account, compose and send a letter. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn about sending attachments and creating address books. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn the parts of a window, how to navigate in the Windows environment, and file management. Learn what can be done through the Control Panel, how to install and remove software, and run a disk cleanup. Learn what hardware and software is required to download eBooks from our library. Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged

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20 OCTOBER 13, 2011 If I lost the weight, I could stop taking so many medications.So I nally asked about the LAP-BAND AP System.If youre ready to nally lose the weight and keep it off, then let our practice help you understand weight-loss options, including the LAP-BAND AP System. The LAP-BAND AP System is a device thats placed around the upper part of the stomach often as an outpatient procedureto help you feel full sooner and longer. Its a healthy way to lose a signicant amount of weight, and enjoy long-term results.1 Unlike gastric bypass surgery, theres no stomach cutting or stapling, plus its adjustable for your needs and can even be removed if necessary. The LAP-BAND AP System is not for those who are pregnant, or have symptoms of autoimmune, severe heart, lung or gastrointestinal disease; cirrhosis; or pancreatitis. Surgeryrelated fatalities, reoperation and band removal are rare. Band slippage, stomach injury, vomiting and heartburn may occur. Please read important safety information below.Call our practice today and nd out how the LAP-BAND AP System can change your life.1OBrien PE, Dixon JB. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding in the Treatment of Morbid Obesity. Arch Surg. 2003; 138: 376-382. LET OUR PRACTICE HELP. CALL TODAY. 2008 Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA 92612, U.S.A. All rights reserved. Covidien and Covidien with logo are trademarks of Covidien AG. Call 813.633.0081Absolute Surgical Specialists, PLLCServing the Southeast Hillsborough area1901 Haverford Ave., #105 (behind South Bay Hospital) Sun City Center, FL 33573 | www.absolutesurg.com Dr. Craig AmshelHolly lost over 100 lb. in 3 years. Tell your doctor you prefer... Sun Laboratory Services for your lab work Fast, Accurate Lab Results Since 1993 721 Cortaro Drive Sun City Center/Ruskin(next to AAA)813.634.6120Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Professionals! HILLSBOROUGH(813) 634-8310MANATEE(941) 524-2259 For a FREE IN-HOME ESTIMATE, call us TODA Y!Shutter & Blind Manufacturing CompanySHUTTERS ~ VERTICALS ~ FAUX WOOD & WOOD HORIZONTAL BLINDS CELLULAR SHADES ~ WOVEN WOODS ~ SUNSCREEN SHADES ~ PRIVACY SHADINGS ~ MORE INSTALLED FREE! INSTALLED FREE! VERTICALS PLANTATION SHUTTERS$1395Sq. Ft. Measured & Installed LIFETIME WARRANTY 2 FAUX BLINDS Our blinds are built with a STEEL HEADRAIL. Unlike the Flimsy Plastic Headrail from the Home CentersMADE IN AMERICA EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES24 W x 36 H ..........$84 Installed 36 W x 50 H ........$175 Installed 48 W x 48 H ........$224 Installed 48 W x 60 H ........$280 Installed 72 W x 62 H ........$434 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 62 H .......$68 Installed 60 W x 62 H .......$75 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$93 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 48 H .......$49 Installed 60 W x 48 H .......$69 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$86 Installed SAVE ENERGY EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES FOR SUN SCREENS24 W x 36 H ....................$49 Installed 36 W x 48 H ....................$62 Installed 52 W x 48 H ....................$93 Installed 72 W x 60 H .................$131 Installed SUN SCREENS Business News VALENCIA LAKESAuction to benefit scholarshipsThe Valencia Lakes Womens Club will hold both a live and Chinese auction on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. at the Valencia Lakes Clubhouse, 16003 Valencia Lakes Drive, Wimauma, (off U.S. Hwy. 301, between 674 and Big Bend Road). The auction is open to the public with no admission charge. The Womens Club is a charitable organization whose mission is Striving to Help Others. All proceeds from the auction will go to college scholarships for local high school seniors. The auction will be held in two parts. Raffle tickets will be sold both for the Chinese Auction and for a 50/50 cash drawing. Registration for the live auction will begin at 1 p.m. Over 100 items will be available for the auctions. Some of the items up for auction include a seven day vacation for two to Myrtle Beach, dinner for eight at Bonefish Grill, four piece Samsonite Spinner Luggage, local restaurant and merchandise gift cards, wine baskets, Theatre tickets, and many other items. Credit cards and cash will be accepted for live auction purchases. Refreshments will be available for sale. For an entertaining afternoon and for a worthy cause, plan on attending the auction at Valencia Lakes.Health Care Heroes awardCongratulations to Debbie Caneen, Director of Admissions for Sun Towers Retirement Community for being selected as one of the finalists for the Tampa Bay Business Journals 2011 Health Care Heroes Award. Debbie is a Board Member of the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, the South Shore Coali tion for Mental Health and Aging and also volunteers time to assist with the Samaritan Alzheimers Association. She established and continues to provide guidance to several support groups within Sun Towers which are open to the public which include: Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Grief, Loss or Depression, Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group, Parkinsons, Low Vision, Diabetes and C.O.A.P (Children of Aging Parents). For information about the support groups, please contact Debbie at 813-892-2990. Thana Mayes Joins Keller Williams RealtyTeam Leader Gary Kaukonen has announced that Thana Mayes has recently joined the South Shore Keller Williams Realty Office. Thana and her husband, Brent, recently moved to Florida from Virginia, and we were very pleased that Thana has chosen our office to begin her Florida real estate career. With our cutting-edge technology and web-based train ing support, we expect Thana to have a long and successful career with Keller Williams Realty, said Kaukonen. To learn more about Keller Williams Realty, call Gary Kaukonen at 813-641-8300.On Friday, Sept. 23 the new Chase Bank in Riverview hosted a special grand opening celebration including a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Branch Manager, Sharon Moss and friendly staff are a close-working team dedicated to meeting the communitys banking needs. Chase Bank is located 10391 Big Bend Road in Riverview. To learn more call (813) 672-0524 or visit online www.chase.com. 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OCTOBER 13, 2011 21 CLARKE AUTOMOTIVE CLARKE AUTOMOTIVEOPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY Everything we do keeps your car in warranty FREE BRAKE CHECK: New brake pads, resurface front rotors, repack front wheel bearing (if applicable), add brake fluid, inspect hydraulic suystem. Additional parts/service often needed at extra cost. Limited warranty 12 months or 12,000 miles whichever comes first. No other discounts apply. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with other coupons. Exp. 11/17/112-WHEEL FRONT DISC BRAKE SERV.$20 OFF Check Engine Light On?Most vehicles. No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. See store for details. Exp. 11/17/11FULL ENGINEDIAGNOSTIC SPECIAL$4995Value $91 Includes: Visual Inspection of tires, belts & hoses, horn/lights, brakes, shocks/struts, exhaust, wipers, suspension, air and breather filter. Most cars/light trucks. Disassembly to perfect inspection may result in additional charges. Present coupon to receive savings. No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. See store for details. Exp. 11/17/11MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONFREEValue$3995 AAA Discount Includes: Inspect belts, compressor & hoses, leak test entire system. (Freon extra). Most cars and light trucks. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with other coupons or specials.Exp. 11/17/11A/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. 11/17/11ANY 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 10/27/11 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 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!!! Please join SSYPA members for their October events. The SSYPA is collecting new, unwrapped toys for its Toys for Tots Holiday Drive. Bring one to the following events and get in free. SSYPA After Hours Casual Networking with LikeMinded Young Professionals in your Community Coffee Talk Morning Multitasking: Professional Development over Coffee Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7:30-9 a.m. at Apollos Bistro, 6520 Richies Way, Apollo Beach. Free for mem bers, $5 for guests unless they bring a new, unwrapped toy. The speaker is Joel Meek, agent and owner of All Bay Insurance Group. He will present, Protect ing Yourself as a Young Professional. Topics will include an overview of life insurance and liability insurance and how individ uals can protect themselves, their businesses, and their families. Originally from Tennessee, Joel completed his Bachelors degree in Finance in 1998. Following college, he accepted an analyst position for a local trucking company. After two years, he began his insurance career as a financial analyst for Allstate Insurance in Nashville, Tenn. A few years later, he was moved to Allstates corporate office in Northbrook, Ill., where he served as a financial manager and consultant. Joel Meek In 2006, he and his wife Irma moved to Florida to open All Bay Insurance Group. Joel and Irma currently reside in Ruskin with their two children Amelia and Brody. Joel is an active member of the South Shore community. He is President-Elect of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of the South Shore Round Table, Treasurer of the South Shore Young Professionals, and an active member of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce and South Shore Business Association.South Shore Young Professional Association plans eventsAbout Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 200 boardcertified physicians representing 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic continues the legacy of improving the delivery of health care at the Main Clinic, 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at 16 other convenient locations in Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com. Watson Clinic is pleased to welcome Peter J. McDonnell, MD, to their team of expert specialists. Dr. McDonnell is a vascular surgeon who specializes in the evaluation and medical, endovascular and open surgical treatment of arterial and venous diseases. Dr. McDonnell received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University/The Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, IL, where he also performed his internship in general surgery. He then performed his residency in general surgery at Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI, and his fellowship in vascular surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Dr. McDonnell is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Vascular Surgery, Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery, the Florida Medical Association, and the Polk County Medical Association. He is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery with a certificate of added qualifications in vascular surgery. Dr. McDonnell will see patients from the Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland. Appointments are scheduled at 863-680-7490. More information and physician credentials are available online at www.WatsonClinic.com.Peter J. McDonnell, MDVascular surgeon joins Watson ClinicBusiness News Business slow? 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22 OCTOBER 13, 2011 Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy r Fully Insured & Bonded Fully Insured & BondedSUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE 24-HOUR TOWING Se Habla Espaol Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City Center BRAKE SPECIALOIL CHANGE Emergency Services813-645-7653 Monday Friday 8 a.m. 5:30 p.m.$99$2495Includes Labor, Turn Rotors. Most Cars & Light Trucks. Per Axle + PadsMost cars & light trucksSummertimeAC Check$2995+ FreonMost cars & light trucks.Must present coupon for special price. Must present coupon for special price. Must present coupon for special price. 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 SCREEN ROOMS Check the... Quality Difference PriceKen Knox, Contractor Lic. #RX0057641Our Customers are our Best Advertisement 813-645-3529Each and every crew at Knox Alum. has a minimum of 15 years experience building jobs in the South County area. Check out our web site at www.KnoxAluminum.com Over 30 Years Experience Special of Ruskin UF researchers reportBeneficial bacteria can help keep Florida coral healthyGAINESVILLE, Fla. Bacteria that could potentially help corals resist the devastating disease white pox have been found by researchers at the University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory. The findings could help maintain the health of Floridas coral reefs, which bring in billions of dollars to the state annually and are important for tourism, fisheries, shoreline protection and pharma ceutical research. Coral reefs are a major attrac tion for tourists in Florida, said Max Teplitski, a microbiologist and an associate professor at UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. They support the economies of South Florida, and theyre also important for fisheries and, in general, healthy ecosystems. Unfortunately, in the past 20 years, corals have been degrading due to global environmental changes and direct human impacts, like overfishing and other pressures, he said. And also, diseases have been wiping out stressed corals in South Florida. White pox is caused by Serratia marcescens, a bacterium that commonly occurs in feces of animals and is capable of attacking a variety of animals and plants. To combat white pox, Teplitski and a team of researchers began studying the interactions between the pathogen that causes the mal ady and other microorganisms that live on corals. Their findings are detailed in a study Teplitski co-authored in this months issue of The ISME Jour nal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. Corals are ancient creatures that recruit microorganisms such as bacteria to protect themselves from disease. Their characteristic structure is built by animals known as polyps. In the study, the researchers screened several hundred bacteria isolated from coral and non-coral polyps for the ability to help ward off white pox. The researchers found four bacteria that stopped white pox disease progression under controlled laboratory conditions and, to some degree, protected the polyps from getting sick. They also noted that polyps containing the bacteria survived white pox infection, whereas those without the bacteria died. Based on these results, scientists may begin checking individual polyps for the presence of beneficial bacteria before introducing them into a reef system as part of coral reef restoration. Kim Ritchie, senior scientist and manager for the marine microbiol ogy program at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, said Floridas coral reefs are some of the sickest in the world. They seem to be in the worst shape, said Ritchie, a co-author of the study. But the more we can learn about the balance of benefi cial bacteria and pathogenic bacteria, the easier it will be to help the coral reefs in the Keys become healthier. The research was funded by sales of Protect Our Reefs special ty license plates, a statewide program administered by Mote Marine Laboratory Inc. Learn more at www.mote.org/4reef. Study authors also include Ali Alagely, a former UF undergraduate student, and Cory Krediet, a doctoral student in the interdisci plinary ecology program at UFs School of Natural Resources and Environment.BY IFAS PHOTOGRAPHER TYLER JONESPolyps are shown grow ing (right) in a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences laboratory. To help combat the devastating disease of coral known as white pox, researchers at the University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory began research ing the interactions between the pathogen that causes the malady and other microorganisms that live on coral. They screened several hundred bacteria isolated from coral and non-coral polyps and found four bacteria that stopped white pox disease progression under controlled laboratory conditions and, to some degree, protected the polyps from getting sick. FWC PHOTOStone crab claw harvest season opens Oct. 15 for both recreational and commercial harvesters. Claws must be at least 2 inches in length to be harvested legally.Stone crab season to open; FWC extending state regulations into federal waters Get your claw-crackers ready, because Floridas recreational and commercial stone crab claw har vest seasons open Saturday Oct. 15. Stone crab claws must be at least 2 inches in length to be harvested legally, but claws may not be taken from egg-bearing female stone crabs. Recreational harvesters are allowed to use up to five stone crab traps, and there is a daily bag limit of one gallon of claws per person or two gallons per vessel, whichever is less. Recreational and commercial traps may be baited and placed in the water beginning Oct. 5, but none may be pulled until Oct. 15. The season lasts until May 16, 2012. Though stone crab harvest rules will remain the same, the FWC voted in June to extend state management regulations for stone crabs into federal waters. This came after the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voted to repeal the Fishery Management Plan for stone crabs in federal waters and allow the FWC to manage them in all waters surrounding Florida. This change goes into effect Oct. 24. For more information on harvesting stone crabs for fun, as well as commercial stone crab regulations and licensing information, go to MyFWC.com/Rules and click on Fishing Saltwater. Visit the Fresh from Florida website at FL-seafood.com for ideas on how to turn your stone crab catch into a feast the family will love. Marinated Stone Crab Claws 1 pound Florida stone crab claws 1 cup tarragon vinegar 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cup Florida sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 cloves garlic, minced salad greens Crack the claws and remove the outer shell leaving meat attached to one side of the claw. Combine vinegar, oil, sugar, salt and garlic; mix until sugar and salt are dissolved. Pour over crab claws; cover. Marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours. Drain. Serve on a bed of salad greens as an appetizer.

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Photo courtesy of Getty Images www.ObserverNews.netIN YOUR BACKy Y ARDSECTION BOOCTOb B ER 13, 2011SRnt Eerily Good Eats For a super-simple treat make Crunchy Ghosts: Pick up bags of minimarshmallows, popcorn, chocolate chips and a stick of butter. Microwave about 40 minimarshmallows and 2 TBLSP of butter in a bowl, until completely melted. Pour the mix over popped popcorn and toss well so all the popcorn is evenly coated and sticky. Then, using hands that have been well-greased with remaining butter, form the popcorn into oval shapes chocolate chips on your ghost for eyes.Set up a cookie decorating station and let guests create their own monstrously good goodies.FAmMIlLY FEAtTUREsS Make no bones about it Halloween is all about having some spine-tingling fun. This year, why not share the scare by hosting a Trick-or-Treat party for school friends or even the neighborhood? With these tips and ideas, you can throw a monster bash on a budget thats not frightening at all.Set a Spooktacular SceneWhether you want to go all-out scary or keep it all in good fun, you can combine store-bought decora tions with homemade creations to save money. Line fake gravestones along your walkway. Buy them pre-made, or make them yourself using foam or cardboard and spray paint. Perch eerie, fake birds near your doorway, and hang cobwebs anywhere you can reach. Place creepy-crawlies, like plastic spiders, everywhere. your yard the designs get more elaborate every year, and they store Turn an inexpensive, thrift-store stockpot into a spooky kitchentable centerpiece. Just add dry ice and warm water for frightfully fun fog. A Always wear gloves when you handle dry ice and always store it in a ventilated container. A A jack-o-lantern is a Halloween classic. E Easy stencils make complex witch, werewolf and scary-face designs a breeze. U Use rechargeable outdoor tea lights and Halloween-themed string lights as safer alterna tives to candles. Build a scarecrow all you need is wooden garden stakes, pillows, straw and old clothes. U Use unexpected items in a whole new way. Spray paint branches or old lamps black and orange and use them as centerpieces; make spooky skeleton cut-outs with poster board; use toilet paper to wrap someone up in a nifty mummy costume; or bring the outdoors in with hay bales and mums.Frightfully Fun GamesKids and grownups alike will get a kick out of these Halloween games. Halloween Charades Write down Halloween characters, places and things on pieces of paper. Fold the papers and put them in a bowl. Then have each person, in turn, pick a piece of paper and act out the written words until the games audience guesses whats being acted out. Want more competition? Split the group into teams and award candy prizes for correct answers. Pin the Nose on the Pumpkin Y Y oull need a pumpkin (either real or made out of orange construction paper), pushpins or tape, a blindfold and several pumpkin noses (black construction paper will work). Draw eyes and a mouth on your pumpkins face, and hang it up. Blindfold a player, spin them around, hand them a paper nose (secured with a pushpin for adults and tape for children) and direct them toward the pumpkin. The player who attaches the nose closest to the right spot wins. Y Y ou could also play Pin the Wart on the Witch, or Pin the Smile on the Scarecrow. Pumpkin Decorating Contest Set out markers, stickers, glue, construction paper, buttons and other household items. Give guests a pumpkin and a decoration time frame. A A ward prizes for the Prettiest, Scariest and Most I Interesting. Dont want winners or losers? Let kids decorate and take home their pumpkins.Bewitching CostumesIIf you dont have the time or patience to sit down and sew a costume, thats okay. This is one of the reasons Walmart has so many costumes in stock at prices that wont scare you.I If you want to go the extra mile and create some gory additions to your costumes, whip up some fake blood, wounds and face paint. Face Paint: Combine 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1/4 teaspoon water and 1/4 teaspoon food coloring with 1/2 cup of cold cream. Wound: Petroleum jelly makes creepy wound shapes. Fill the wound with 2 or 3 drops of red food coloring and a pinch of cocoa powder. Fake Blood: Mix 1 teaspoon red food color ing and 1 squirt of dish soap with 2/3 cup white corn syrup. Just be sure to keep your fake blood away from your mouth and eyes. For more Halloween party tips, decoration ideas and activities, visit www.walmart.com/halloween.

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2B OCTOBER 13, 2011 THE PAIN STOPS HERE T H E P A I N S T O P S H E R E Medicare and most insurances accepted Learn why youre in pain and how to stop it. Learn why youre in pain and how to stop it.Free Seminar with Dr. Ken WetheringtonTue. November 15th 12PM Ozzies Buffet in Sun CityPlease call for a reservationFree Seminar with Dr. Ken WetheringtonNon-Surgical Non-Invasive Lifetime ReliefA newspaper advertising supplement distributed in one or more of the following publications: The Tampa Tribune, Hernando Today, Highlands Today, CENTRO Tampa, Suncoast News and the publications of Sunbelt Newspapers.LV51360The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for any other service, exam or treatment which it performed as a a result of and within 72 hours of responding to this advertisement for free discounted or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Whit this coupon. New patients only, if clinically necessary. Medicare not eligibleRSVP OB4Free Lunch ServedCall today for a reservation. October is Floridas Greenways and Trails Month time to celebrate! The signature image for the 2011 Florida Greenways and Trails Month is that of the Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trailthe first state rail-trail to be paved in Florida. After twenty years of service, the Trail was recently resurfaced and widened. A ribbon cutting to mark the reopening of the Tallahassee-St. Marks Trail will help kick off Greenways and Trails Month. Caloosa Golf League SCC 50th Anniversary TournamentAccording to Russ Stutz, tournament director, registrations are now being accepted for a scramble golf tournament (four-person teams) on Oct. 30. The tournament is part of SCCs 50th Anniversary event schedule at Caloosa Golf & Country Club Pro Shop. A 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at Caloosa Golf & Country Club will get the scramble tournament underway. Play will be limited to 30 teams. (Teams must bring their own golf carts.) Cost for the day will be $80 per team, payable to Caloosa Golf & CC. After the tournament, participants will gather for a social period with wine, cheese and door prizes. There will also be a 50-50 raffle. For more information call Russ Stutz, 634-4084. October is the perfect time of year to celebrate the health, wealth and happiness to be found through Floridas beautiful trails and greenways and the nature-based tourism they support. Governor Rick Scott has proclaimed the month of October as Florida Greenways and Trails Month. The Florida Park Service and its Office of Greenways and Trails invites you to take part in this signature program to highlight the benefits and value of the states diverse trail network. Trail-related activities throughout the state will include festivities such as dedications, educational exhibits, trail rides, paddling excursions, bird and butterfly viewing programs, trail blazing and clean-up events will be listed on this website and updated weekly. To register an event for Florida Greenways and Trails Month, please submit a registration form. For more information call (850) 245-2052 or email kae.craig@dep. state.fl.us. To learn more about the activities planned throughout the state, as listed by region and date, see the statewide Greenways and Trails Month calendar at FloridaStateParks.org. 1st place winner with 115 $6.00 John Mc Dougal Tom Montgomery Bob Brown 2nd place winner with 117 $5.00 Bob Dufresne John Franks Jim Brubaker 3rd place winner with 118 $4.00 Ron Jewell Bill Stonefield Roy Long 4th place winner with 120 $3.00 Jim Bodner Max Jessup Chuck Reeves Hogans golf1st : Rich Lucidi, 4 skins 2nd : Rube Jones, 3 skins 3rd : Burt Easter, 2 skins Low-net: Rube Jones 74 Low-gross: Rube Jones 93 Also playing: Anna Kuhnley & new member Bob MayhewGOLF

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 3B Sarasota Opera artists to appearArtists from Sarasota Opera will appear in concert on the stage of Freedom Plaza at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1. This program is open to all who enjoy beautiful music sung by beautiful voices and will include Broadway melodies as well as familiar operatic arias. A refreshment period after the concert will allow the audience to meet and greet these budding opera stars. Tickets for $10 can be reserved by calling Peggy (642-1213) or, if still available, will be sold at the door. All proceeds go to the Sarasota Opera Apprentice Program. Nov. 1 marks the 10th consecutive year young artists from Sarasotas Apprentice program have appeared at Freedom Plaza as Ambassadors of Opera. These young singers are already well on their way to operatic careers having graduated from music collegessome holding postgraduate degreessung with various companies and paid their dues. They won a years contract with Sarasota Opera through grueling competition and are now taking advantage of hands-on (or should we say (voice-on) training with a major opera company, a necessary step on the road to opera stardom. Artists from the Sarasota OperaVisit Simmons Park after darkE.G Simmons Park will be having its 2nd annual Simmons Park after Dark on Oct. 28, from 5-10 p.m. and Oct. 29, from 5-11 p.m. There will be a 1/2 mile haunted trail reommended for ages 10 and up, a kids hayride around the park and many other family friendly activities. Food and beverages will be sold at the event. There is a $2 park entry fee per vehicle up to 8 people. The haunted trail and hayride will be one ticket and each tickets costs $5. Cash only For more information contact E.G. Simmons Park, 2401 19 Ave. NW in Ruskin (813) 617-7655.HCAB Management Committee Schedules MeetingThe Hillsborough County Health Care Advisory Board Management Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 13 from 3-5 p.m., in Confer ence Room B on the 26th Floor of County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. For more information, contact Tina Brown, Health and Social Services, at 301-7364.Code Enforcement Board Will MeetThe Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Board will meet Friday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Boardroom of County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa. The Board is authorized to hear violations concerning all codes and ordinances of Hillsborough County in order to maintain health and safety standards. Any person who decides to appeal the decision of the Code Enforcement Board with respects to any matter considered at this meet ing will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimo ny and evidence upon which the appeal is based. An appeal must be filed within thirty (30) days after the execution of the Code Enforcement Boards Order. For more information, contact Karen Matches, Citizen Boards Support Manager, 272-7181.Contract Negotiations with AFSCME Union ScheduledPursuant to Florida Statute 286, notice is hereby given that a contract negotiation session between Hillsborough County BOCC and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 167 has been set for Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at 9 a.m. at the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner, 11025 N. 46th St. Tampa, Fl 33617 For more information, call John Wever, Manager, Labor Relations & Workforce Planning, Human Resources Professional Development at 276-2755.Animal Advisory Subcommittee Will MeetA Hillsborough County Animal Advisory Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed changes to the Ordinance pertaining to commu nity cat issues. The meeting will be held at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 3607 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa. The public is invited to attend. There will be a time scheduled for any public comments. For more information, call Animal Services, 744-5660.Seeking new membersThe U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 75 Ruskin provides free, no-obligation Vessel Safety inspections for recreational boaters. These safety inspections take about 15 minutes and are available from 10 a.m. until noon at Simmons Park [Ruskin] on the first and third Saturday of the month and at Williams Park [Gibsonton] on the second and fourth Saturday, also from 10 a.m. to noon. 813645-6984. Looking for a rewarding way to help others? Have some spare time? The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 75 Ruskin, invites you to their open house at the Eber hardt Bldg. 909 North Course Ln. in Sun City Center on Saturday Oct. 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Open to US Citizens, men and women, over 18. Refreshments served. Call 813-633-5416 for further information.Open auditions have begunApplications are being taken for the 1st Competition & Talent Show hosted by Hacienda Heights Activities Committee, set for the finals on March 31, 2012, to be held at Hacienda Heights Community Center, 10731 El Paso Drive, Riverview, Florida 33569 (Off Highway 301, south of Boyette Rd). Grand Prize is $300.00. Top 4 spots get prizes. Semi finals and finals will be voted by a panel of judges and the audience. Possible future performances available for winners. Auditions are being held now until Oct. 31. Entry fee is $5. For more information and to make an appointment call Tony or Connie at 813-655-6920. Business slow? Advertise in The ObserverWe cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 42,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. 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4B OCTOBER 13, 2011 FAMILY FEATURES IIts fright night! Vampire-themed goodies cast a spooky spell on ghoulish guests this Halloween. T T o charm your gathering long past dawn, entertaining experts from Wilton recommend serving an array of lip-smacking snacks and a sip of blood red S Strawberry Cooler. T These supernatural recipe sensations are sure to summon vampires of all ages to enjoy your devilishly delicious treats...and maybe a few tricks.Pound Cake (recipe available at www. wilton.com) Dimensions 3-D Skull Pan Buttercream icing Black Icing Color Red Sparkle Gel Black string licorice Prepare pound cake in S Skull Pan following recipe instructions. Cool completely. A Assemble skull halves, attaching with icing, on cake board or serving plate.T T int small amount of icing black with icing color. T T int remainder of icing gray with small amount of black icing color. Fill in indented mouth and eye area dipped in cornstarch. Build up cheeks and nose with gray tinted icing. Cover skull with tip 18 gray stars. A Add tip 8 black outline eyebrows. Pipe tip 5 white teeth, fangs and eye highlights. A Add red S Sparkle Gel lips. I Insert licorice for hair. Roll-Out Cookie Dough (recipe available at www.wilton.com) Lips Comfort-Grip Cutter Royal icing Black Icing Color Red Icing Color White spice drops Granulated sugar White candy-coated gum pieces Red Sparkle Gel Prepare and roll out cookie dough. Cut cookies using L Lips Comfort-Grip Cutter. Bake and cool. T T int royal icing black and red. U Use tip 8 and outline lips with red royal starch. R Roll out spice drops on surface sprinkled with granulated sugar; cut into triangles for fangs. A Arrange gum teeth and spice drop fangs. Overpipe red lips with red S Sparkle Gel.Favorite cupcake recipe or mix Buttercream icing Knife Royal Icing Decorations Red Decorating Gel Bake favorite cupcakes in Halloween baking cups. Cool completely. I Ice cupcake top. I Insert knife icing decoration; add red decorating gel. Favorite cupcake recipe or mix Take A Bite Mark baking cups Buttercream icing Red Decorating Gel Red Colored Sugar Bake favorite cupcakes in T T ake A A Bite M Mark baking cups. Cool completely. Pipe tip 22 white buttercream swirl on cupcake top. A Add red decorating gel to cut area on baking cup. S Sprinkle with red colored sugar.1 package (16 ounces) frozen strawberries with no sugar added, thawed but still cool 1 package (.14 ounce) unsweetened strawberry soft drink mix 4 cups water 1-1/2 cups lemon-lime soda 1/3 cup granulated sugar Freaky Fingers Candy Straws (see below)I In the bowl of food processor, pulse frozen strawberries until completely pureed. S S train strawberries to remove seeds. I In large pitcher, combine strawberry puree, soft drink mix, water, lemonlime soda and sugar; stir until sugar dissolves. Pour into glasses; add ice, if desired, and Freaky Fingers Candy candy and sip. White Candy Melts Skeleton Fingers Pretzel Mold Drinking strawsM Melt Candy M Melts following package instructions; pour into S Skeleton Fingers M Mold. I Insert drinking straw straw to cover with melted candy. R Refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. R Remove from mold.TTo raise a few hairs at your Halloween bash, add a collection of were wolf treats that are sure to satisfy your hungry pack. Party guests will be digging their fangs into Wickedly Wonderful Werewolf Pops and Werewolf Furry Finger Cookies. S So bring your appetite because the Wilton T T est Kitchen has baked up a cauldron of confections for this spooky season...take a bite.Round Cookie Pop Pan 2 tablespoons margarine or butter 2 cups miniature marshmallows 3 cups crisp chocolatecoated rice cereal 8 8-inch Cookie Sticks Dark Cocoa Candy Melts Yellow Candy Melts Brown candy-coated chocolates Candy corn S S pray R R ound Cookie Pop Pan and spatula or wooden spoon with vegetable pan spray. I In large microwave-safe bowl, melt margarine and marsh mallows together; stir to com bine. A Add cereal; stir until well coated. Press into prepared pan, leaving top edge uneven. I Insert Cookie S Sticks. L Let cool; remove from pan. R Repeat with remaining cereal mixture, reheating mixture in microwave if needed to make it easier to work with. R Reserve any leftover cereal. With knife, cut dark cocoa Candy M Melts into fourths; with melted candy, attach 2 to the top of each pop, pointed side up, for ears. Cut 1/4 off yellow Candy M Melts; attach 2 larger pieces with melted candy for eyes. A Attach candy-coated chocolate pupils and nose. Cut pointed end from candy corn; attach for teeth with melted candy. A Add additional small pieces of cereal mixture for eyebrows. A Arrange pops in seasonal container. Pound Cake (recipe available at www.wilton.com) 3-D Cuddly Bear Set White Rolled Fondant 2 dowel rods Chocolate Buttercream Icing (recipe available at www.wilton. com) Rotary Cutter 2 each Bright Green and Purple Sugar Sheets! Edible Decorating Paper Piping Gel (optional) 1 each Bright Yellow, Light Pink, White and Black Sugar Sheets! Edible Decorating Paper Flaked coconut Brown and Black Icing Color Bake and cool pound cake recipe following pan instructions. Cool inch fondant logs; insert dowel rods, leaving 2 inches of dowel rod exposed. I Insert into cake for arms.S Spatula ice cake and arms with chocolate buttercream icing, build ing up ears to a point at top of head. With R Rotary Cutter, cut two purple shirt shapes and two green pants shapes from S Sugar S Sheets! A Attach to front and back of bear, wrapping around to meet, using piping gel, if desired. Cut out pink triangles for ears, yellow eyes, black circle pupils and nose, black mouth and white triangle fangs; attach. T T int coconut with brown and black icing color; press into icing for fur. T T int small amount of choco late icing black; add tip 22 pull-out star claws on ends of arms.Makes about 3 dozen cookies Finger Cookie Pan 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cocoa powder Flaked coconut Brown Icing Color Black spice drops Finger Cookie Pan cavities with vegetable pan spray.I In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and salt and cocoa powder; add to butter mixture. Beat until well blended. Press dough into prepared brown around edges. Cool in pan tap pan to remove cookies. Cool completely on cooling grid.I In resealable plastic bag, place coconut with icing color; knead parchment or waxed paper. A Attach in small clumps on cooled cookies with melted candy. R R oll out spice drops on surface sprinkled with granulated A Attach to cookies with melted candy. For additional Halloween ideas and directions for making all your vampire and werewolf goodies, go to www.wilton.com.

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 5B AppetizersCheck out our new menu!Runaway Bay Crab CakeJumbo lump crab cake, roasted red pepper sauce, crisp onion straws and key lime garlic aioliCalamari SofritoTender breaded calamari strips topped with sweet and spicy peppers and served with our robust island sofrito sauceCoconut Shrimp panko and fresh coconut served with mango citrus mustard sauceBleu Cheese Potato ChipsHomemade chips topped with our herb cream sauce, bleu cheese crumbles, applewood bacon, scallions and crisp onion straws.Tuna TsunamiSeared ahi tuna paired with our sesame marinated calamari salad, wakami, and a trio of saucesTiki Shrimp SkewerSugar cane skewered island spiced shrimp with pia colada salsaLobster & Shrimp QuesadillaSpinach, red onions, peppers and cheese. Served with tomato salsa, guacamole, and chipotle sour creamConch FrittersBahamian classic served with chili horseradish and citrus mustard sauceTostones and fried crisp, topped with chicken, mushrooms, cheese and tomato salsaEntreesSEAFOOD Coconut Cashew Curried ShrimpJumbo shrimp sauteed with fresh pineapple and simmered in our island coconut curry sauce. Served over rice and topped with coconut, cashews and crisp onion straws. With mango salsa and sugar snap peas.Seafood PaellaAssorted seafood, chicken, sausage, yellow rice.Pan Seared Diver ScallopsJumbo seared sea scallops topped with island chimi churri and served with black beans and yellow rice, asparagus, red pepper cream sauce and black bean papaya salsa.Lobster & Shrimp LinguiniSauteed lobster and shrimp with mushrooms. Served in our brandy herb cream sauce.FRESH FISH DAILYCHICKEN Montego Bay ChickenGrilled chicken with creamy roasted red pepper and chimi churri sauce. Served with fried yucca, sofrito and tomato salsa.Jerk Chicken Pasta AntiguaSauteed jerk spiced chicken, mushrooms and asparagus tossed in our roasted red pepper cream sauce, tossed with penne pasta and topped with herbed feta cheese.BEEF & PORK Top Sirloin San Miguel10 oz. fresh center cut sirloin with pepper jack cheese and caramelized onions over our citrus rum bordelaise sauce. Served with Yucatan potatoes, papaya salsa.Smothered Pork MontserratSauteed pork tenderloin medallions layered with creamed spinach and topped with our citrus rum sauce. Served with Yucatan potatoes, broccoli and tropical salsa.DessertsBananas SupremeWarm banana bread with fresh sliced bananas topped with butterscotch brandy sauce, whipped cream, toasted almonds and mint. Served with vanilla bean ice cream.Mango, Passion Fruit Cheesecake SwirlLayers of sweet mango infused cheesecake swirled with tart passion fruit and fresh cut tropical fruitChocolate Tres Leches 3 milks and topped with a chocolate genache.Pia Colada Bread PuddingWarm tropical bread pudding with a coconut cream anglaise.Key Lime PieOur famous homemade pie with a graham cracker crust and fresh meringue topping, not too sweet, not too tart. Below is just a sampling of our extensive new menu! Come enjoy our view of the Bay or a beautiful sunset while experiencing our delicious new menu items611 Destiny Dr. Ruskin(813) 645-3291staylittleharbor.com 2011 a banner year for two Florida sea turtle speciesLearn about bears, have family fun at Black Bear Festival The Florida sea turtle nesting season has come to an end, and there is good news for two of Floridas federally endangered sea turtle species. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and its partners documented a record high annual nest count for green turtles in Florida. Leatherback turtles also had a high number of nests, with the count falling just shy of the previous high mark in 2009. Loggerheads, the species that nests most commonly in Florida, did not have an increase in numbers this year. The nest count for this federally threatened sea turtle was close to average for the previous five years. However, since 1998, the trend in the number of loggerhead nests is a general decline. Were pleased with the green turtle and leatherback nesting totals in 2011, said Dr. Blair Witherington, an FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute scientist. Nesting by both species has been rising dramatically and can be attributed at least in part to major conservation efforts over the past few decades. However, our loggerhead nesting totals have declined or are at best stable, which suggests that this species has a different, and perhaps more difficult, set of conservation challenges, he said. Nest counts are performed each year through Floridas Index Nesting Beach Survey, which was created to measure seasonal sea turtle nesting, and to allow for accurate comparisons of beaches and years. The standardized index counts take place on 255 miles of selected beaches along both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. In one of the largest wildlife counts in the nation, hundreds of FWC partners diligently survey Floridas nesting beaches throughout the sea turtle nesting season. We are grateful for the large number of partners and volunteers that make this survey possible, Witherington said. Without them, we couldnt collect nesting data on such a large scale. The FWCs role in coordinating Floridas sea turtle nest counts is funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and sales of the states sea turtle license plate. For more information about sea turtle nest counts, visit MyFWC. com/Research, click on Wildlife, then click on Nesting under the Sea Turtle heading. Sick or injured sea turtles can be reported by contacting the FWC Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404FWCC (3922).(FWC PHOTO BY BBLAIR WITHERINGTON)A leatherback sea turtle hatchling emerges from a nest in St. Lucie County. Events like the Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival help Floridians of all ages learn more about the states largest land mammal.(FWC PHOTO)As fall settles into the Big Bend, the Florida black bear begins foraging for winter. Its a perfect time to celebrate the states largest land mammal. Come out for the third annual Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival, an event dedicated to helping people understand and live in harmony with the Florida black bear. The family-oriented festival is Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sands Park in Carrabelle. The festival is free and a great way for families to spend the day together doing something fun and educational. The small, Gulf-side community of Carrabelle is in Franklin County, which sits in the heart of Apalachicola National Forest, one of Floridas biggest undeveloped habitats for black bears. Our goal is for festival-goers to learn everything they always wanted to know about the Florida black bear and more, said David Telesco, bear management program coordinator for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Helping people understand bear behavior is one of the primary goals for the festival. If people who live in bear country understand what makes bears tick, they will know what they can do to discourage bears from hanging around in their neighborhoods. Telesco will offer informative presentations about black bears and their biology. Betsy Knight will tell interesting stories about wildlife rehabilitation, and Laurie McDonald of Defenders of Wildlife will share tips on how to coexist with black bears. Other activities at the festival include exciting tours into bear habitat with Adam Warwick, an FWC biologist who gained instant fame by rescuing a black bear from drowning in the bay off Alligator Point. Join us in the storytelling tent, where you can sit on hay bales and enjoy stories from local authors or listen to great music by locally renowned southern rock and blues band King Cotton and folk musician Dale Crider. Bring your kids to the Come Be a Bear activity, and watch them transform into a black bear and learn about the life of a bear through the seasons. The festival is presented by the FWC, Defenders of Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Florida Forest Service, city of Carrabelle and the Franklin County Tourist Development Council. For more information about the third annual Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival visit www.mycarrabelle.com or call the festival coordinator, Allen Loyd at 727-823-3888.

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6B OCTOBER 13, 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 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCCMeets in the Henry Gibson Social Hall of the Beth Israel Most people have to talk so they wont hear. May Sarton Basic Traditional Burial $2,500DIRECT CREMATION $925Zipperers Funeral Home813-645-6130includes 20-gauge steel casket EXP. 12/31/11 United Methodist Church welcomes new membersThe United Methodist Church of SCC is proud to welcome new mem bers Lori L. Elder, Marian J. Irwin, Deborah Louise Earley, Patricia and Anthony Filliater, Sr., Herb and Shirley Silbert, Bob and Brenda White. Over the past year our congregation has grown almost 30 percent said Warren Langer, Senior Pastor at the church. We are truly blessed to welcome so many new members monthly, especially in the summer months! For information about events and activities at the United Church of Sun City Center, contact Jeff Jordan, Director of Music and the Arts, at 813-634-2539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, please visit our website at www.sccumc. com. Therapy group offered for caregiversThe Community Mental Well ness Center, in co-operation with Sun City Center United Methodist Church, is offering a therapy group for caregivers. The group is designed to develop coping skills for caregivers of older family members. Unlike a caregiver support group, the therapy group will focus on developing mem bers cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills as well as learning to manage the stress of caregiving through structured skill-building exercises and group discussion led by licensed clinical social workers. Since this is a therapy group, participants will be screened and selected by the group facilitator and the number of participants will be limited to 8. Group members are expected to attend all group sessions. The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 19 and ending Nov. 16, from 6:00 7:30 p.m. for 5 sessions and will address the following topics: Caregivers Have Feelings, Too; Caregiver Stress; Family Dynamics; Time & Stress Management and Self-Change Skills for the Future. The group meeting will be held at The Community Mental Well ness Center which is located at The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, Sun City Center. The cost of this dynamic therapy group is $250 for five sessions, Medicare and Tricare insurance is accepted. The group leaders of the therapy group for caregivers are Mary Kaplan LCSW and Edmond Dubreuil MSW, ACSW, RCSWI If you interested in attending the therapy group for caregivers or need more information call Edmond Dubreuil at 813-777-9777. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center, visit www.sccumc.com. New course offered Dreams and YouThere is a new addition to this course being taught during the fall semester, 2011, held at United Community Church 1501 LaJolla Ave., in Sun City Center. For those who have taken this course or attended Carol Oschmanns dream group sessions, you might not want to miss this new aspect. Of course, new people are always welcome. The course runs for six weeks starting today, Oct. 13 and ending Nov 17. from 10 a.m. to noon at the college, in the Rose Room. The college is located at 1501 LaJolla Ave in Sun City Center. For more information or to register call 813-634-8607. The charge for the entire course is $25. You may drop in for one or two sessions for $5 each.Chicken dinner at Ruskin United MethodistRuskin United Methodists Mens Club will sponsor a Chicken Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. at 105 4th Ave. NW, Ruskin (1 block behind the SunTrust Bank) Cost is $6 For any questions call 645-1241 Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.Fish FrySt. John the Divine Episcopal Church is hosting a fish fry on Oct. 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Sun City Center Campus at 1015 Del Webb Blvd. Tickets are on sale after each service or you may call the church office at 633-3970. Prices are: $8 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, free for children below 5 years old. There will be an additional $2 charge if you wait to buy at the door. All are welcome to attend!Community craft fair is Saturday eventCome to the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m. and enjoy your day with friends and neighbors. Its a special event dedicated to the sale of new, mostly hand-made items for your shopping pleasure, while partaking in the fellowship and fun. Begin your morning with coffee or tea and bake sale treats. Continue this wonderful experi ence, sitting down to everyones favorite lunch of soup, sandwiches and perhaps another treat from the bakery. Lunch will be served until 1 p.m. Nancy Lonsingers craft table is fantastic. She spent the summer putting together her famous potato pockets. This year the fabrics will feature the favorites dogs, cats, horses, birds and many new designs of red hats, purple butter flies, coffee and American flags.A potato pocket filled with a couple of potatoes makes for a delicious product after it is popped into the microwave. These potatoes can also be sliced and browned in olive oil as a treat for your taste buds. Each potato pocket comes with directions for potatoes and corn on the cob. They make perfect gifts, to send to love ones, as they are light in weight and wont break. Nancys Christmas decorations also include wreaths, angels and reindeer for the door and yard. For more information, call Terry Hood at 493-4957. PHOTO BY HAZEL MARTINNancy Lonsinger

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 7BArea Obituaries 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. Beth Israel holdsOPEN HOUSEfor Prospective MembersBeth Israel, the Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, extends an invitation to the public to enjoy a bagel brunch, learn about our activities and meet the representatives of our various committees. We look forward to meeting you.Membership CommitteeSunday, October 23 11 a.m. 1 p.m.RSVP to: Arlene 633-3340 Shelly 634-8092 Make a MemoryPlans for a ministry weekend, Lets Make A Memory, Oct. 1215 are finalized. There will be meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday night, 10, 2, and 7 on thursday and friday and 10, 2, and 6 on saturday. Debbie Domer will sing and Randy Domer will be preach. There will be a ladies meeting and a mens meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday. The Crusaders Quartet from Columbus Ohio will sing on Friday and Saturday. The meetings will be held at the Church of God Cafeteria on Center St. in Wimauma. There is a $10 ticket per day per person. Bring a friend and make a memory. For more information call 321-258-5921.New Beginnings holds annual Fall Hog KillinOn Sunday Sept. 25 the congregation at New Beginnings enjoyed dinner on the grounds, Old Fashioned Day and the annual Fall Hog Killin. The congregation wore old fashioned clothing and brought their piggy banks to church. After service and a good meal they counted the change in their piggy banks. This year they raised $563 that will be used for the Thanksgiving food baskets for the needy. Lexy Hancock won the Top Hog trophy for bringing in the fattest hog with $101.43 in change.Pictured with trophy: Pastor Lewis Brady, Lexy Hancock Jeff Romain, 40, son of a well-known local housepainter, Ken Romain and his wife, Nan McNamara, R.N., died Oct. 9, 2011 of Huntingtons Disease. Jeff joined Ken and Nan 2 years ago in Sun City Center where he enjoyed the kindness of ladies water aerobics, the pool, the neighbors and family. Jeff left the Detroit area reluctantly because his guardian angel high school teammates were there. He had been well-liked by the guys in the six different sports in which he had participated. He was loved by the ladies for his sweet and gentle ways as well as his good looks. Huntingtons Disease robbed him of his dexterity but never of his sweetness. He still enjoyed the roller coasters, water parks, action movies and his xbox for as long as he could. Jeff faced and accepted the limitations of this genetic, terminal, neurological disease with courage. He will be missed by family and friends. His body has been donated to science. A Memorial Service and reception will be held at the home of Ken and Nan, 1615 Bentwood Dr., SCC on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 4-7 p.m. Friends, neighbors, and clients are welcome to celebrate Jeffs new life in heaven Jeff Romain Mary Jones KnearMary Jones Knear, 92, a former Dayton native died on Oct. 9, 2011, while living near family in Winder/ Jefferson, GA. At her request, no service will be held. Mary retired in 1981 after working for more than 35+ years for NCR. She then moved to Sun City Center Florida in 2001. In 2008 she moved to Winder and Jefferson, Georgia to be with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Knear in 1948, and her daughter, Carol Eby Keister in 2006. Condolences may be sent to 82 Drew Circle, Winder, GA 30680, or 371 Tanglewood Rd, Jefferson, GA 30549.In memory of The memories still bring smiles. You werent here long, but you left your mark and tatoos all around. We miss you. Love you, Mom, Dad, Courtney, Ninny, Donny & BoysJESSIE WAYNE DRIGGERS VITO11/5/91-10/17/09If the LORD had not been on our side when men attacked us, when their anger flared against us, they would have swallowed us alive; the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us, the raging waters would have swept us away. Psalm 124:2-5 h

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FARMERS MKT200 MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100octoOCTOBerER 13, 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 312 ESTATE SALLES 312 estateESTATE saSALesES 115 LostLOST & FoundOUNDReward $50 LLost camera, silver digital with memory card. (broken in any condition). Moms memorial service, and new birth. TTracy 813-4582396 or 210-835-5547 We are wo rth the drive from anywhere! We re -c over or make new cushions Delivery Av ailableHOURS: Mon.-Fri. 10-6 Closed on Weekends 2711 N. MacDill Av e. Tampa, FL 33607 813-876-1566 Call for directions WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERY ROOM INSIDE AND ALL AREAS OUTSIDE Quality Wicker & Rattan Furniture 265 SeafoodEAFOODFFrom the boat to you! F Fresh Mullet & blue crabs. L L ow prices. Bobby G G race 813-465-2376. D D elivery available. Thrift Stor e1424 E. College Av e. 813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Luthera n Church W y, Fr y y9 a.m. Noon The BATH Sale50% off all towels, wash clothes, and bath mats.PLUS, the Secret Sale 310 GaraGARAGeE/YardYARD SaALeEAA lmost N N ew T T hrift S S tore. 10008 I Indiana S St., G Gibsonton (1 block off US S 41, 1 block north G G ibsonton D D r.,) Wednesday thru S Saturday, 9am3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry F F irst Baptist G G ibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donate Community garage sale. SSaturday, Oct 15, 8am-2pm. One of SSouth County biggest & best sales. 100s of homes participating. SSelling everything imaginable. 2 families. One day only. F F riday Oct. 14, 8am-? L Lots of Christmas. G Good prices. Queen air bed, power washer, clothes, misc. 505 Chipper D Dr., & 501 LLively Court, SSCC.G G arage sale. S S aturday, Oct. 15, 9am? F Fairmont Park, off 7th S St.SSW & DDomino DDr. EEverything must go.L Large estate. Oct. 13, 14, 15. 1718 D Del Webb Blvd., W. S SCC. 8am2pm. T Tools, books, china, pictures, holiday, small appliances, shoes, linens 2 family fabulous garage sale. F F riday & S S aturday, Oct. 14 & 15, 8am-12:30pm. 207 & 208 I I slip Way, S S CC. Home goods, furniture, linens, clothing & more. DDont miss it. GG arage sale. 1123 S S ignature D D r., (Off Platinum D Dr.,) S SCC. F Friday & S Saturday, 8am-2pm. LLots of items.G G arage sale, multi family. 602 E E S Shell Point R Rd., R Ruskin. S Saturday, 10/14, 7am-? G G ood stuff, great prices.F For those of you who still, do not know who we are, We are Above The Rest FFurniture, jewelry, purses, vases, pictures & much more. 139 SS Pebble Beach Blvd, SSCC between CVSVS & Winn DDixie. Upscale, RResale. 813-633-5013 G G reen Briar, entire neighborhood garage sale. F F riday & S S aturday, Oct. 14 & 15. 8am-2pm. T Take SR SR 674 to S South Pebble Beach Blvd., approx. 1 miles take right. SSCC AAnnual S SCC Caloose Woods L Lane garage sale. F Friday Oct. 14 & S Saturday Oct. 15. 8am-1pm.Huge GGarage Sale EEverything for everyone. Clothes, furniture, toys, small appliance & more. SSaturday, Oct, 15. 8am2pm. 8208 Carriage Point DDr., G Gibsonton. (off SSymmes RRd) Multi family sale. FFriday & SSaturday, 8am-1pm. 364 & 366 Club Manor Dr S SCC. AAntiques, furniture, side by side desk, Hitchcock 5pc dining set, small hutch, end tables, clothes, lots of household & decorator items. GGolf cart. 330 FurnitureURNITUREComputer desk, large. Queen sofa sleeper, like new. A A rmoire solid wood, TV TV cabinet, Bow F F lex. S S hown by appointment. 813-482-4525, 813-633-6899 Beautiful oriental dining room set. T Table, 2 leafs, 6 chairs, 2pc hutch. When new $5,000, asking $1,200 obo 813-260-0015 360 GoGOLfF CartsARTSGGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. R R onnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 MARINE400 410 BoatsBOATS12ft. aluminum canoe, seat backs, paddles, jackets, in good condition $235. E Electric motor & battery $150 offer. 813-634-7941 425 SLipsIPS orOR StoraTORAGeESS outh Bay RV RV & Boat S S torage. S Specializing in outside storage for RV RV s, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SSouthBaySStorage.com TRANSPORTATION450 455 AutomoUTOMOBiILesESChevrolet Blazer, green, 1996. Original owner, 4 door, good condition $900 obo. 813-645-2064 is the BBuyers Marketplace DENNEYS ESTATE SALESI would like to thank Lew Barger, Mark Denney, Roz Flowers, Rose Hupp, Judy Rhine, and most of all, my great collectors of gems of antiquities. (813) 477-1793www.denneysestatesales.com Fri. & Sat. (7-1) 1209 Bluewater Dr., SCCBamboo Soe w/Chairs, Love Seat, Queen & Twin Bedroom Suites, Dining Room Suite w/6 Chairs, Rocking 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 679 ., SCCFree Style Electric Wheelchair, Drop Leaf Table, Dry Sink, Entertainment Center, Rocking Chair, Recliners, China Hutch, Twin Bed, Dinette Table w/Chairs, Loveseat, 4-Wheel Walker, Computer Desk, Computer, Full Bedroom Suite, Upright Freezer, Sewing Machine w/Cabinet, Antique Tr unk, Collectables, Jewelry, Household, Kitchen and Misc. www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.comA nne's Estate Sales Small Market with Interesting and Affordable Products are Needed! VENDORS WANTEDThe Market Place at Located in a beautiful shaded lot behind Lady Chameleon Boutiquewill be held the 2nd Saturday of every month -Nov. through May(813) 645-1964 Call Lynn Wise 312 ESTATE SALLES

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THE SHOPPER RENTALS oeore REAL ESTATE 458 PARTS & SERVICE 465 RV LotOT RentalENTALRV lot for rent in Ruskin. $275 monthly includes water & sewer plus deposit. 941-737-1944 or 813345-6860 Name: -_ ____________________________________________________ Address: _ ___________________________________________________ City: _ ____________________________State: _ ______ Zip:_ __________ Daytime Phone: _ _____________________________________________SRnt THE SHOPPER CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGcall ; ; or mail this form to The Shopper Up to 20 words$17.0030 for each additional word DEADLINE: Ad and payment must that weeks edition. : _ ___________________ A _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ _ ____________ CARDS HoeForSe 813-645-1483 ter rotet plus deposit. 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SERVICES CALL (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924.www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 87 Years 1924 2011 Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program."CALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS........645-3211(Evening phone numbers)Judy Erickson.....................468-0288 Claire Tort...........................363-7250 Kay Pye..............................361-3672 Cathy Griggs.....................391-8653 Christine Nethers..................260-6335 Roxanne Westbrook...............748-2201 Jo Ellen Mobley.....................645-1540 LaRae Regis...........................633-8318 RENTALS IN APOLLO BEACH & RUSKIN! Almost new 3BR/2.5BA townhome with a 1-car garage. Water and basic cable are included in rent. $1,000.00 per month with a one year lease. 2BR/2BA waterfront condo in Anchor Point, $850.00 per month 2BR/2BA waterfront condo at Channel Bay Subdivision $1,000.00 per month. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201. AWESOME COMMERCIAL LOCATION ON BUSY HIGHWAY 41 IN RUSKIN! .84 Acre with 150 feet on Highway 41. Easy access to I-75. Property is zoned CG/General. $164,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 COUNTRY BUT CLOSE! Looking for room to roam? Put your home on this 8+ acres piece with no close neighbors. Priced at $115,000 and septic in place. Property zoned for 5 homes. Have your whole family close. CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 PRIME LOCATION CLOSE TO HWY. 41 w/easy access to I-75 pole barn w/bath & small living quarters. Property formerly a nursery. Now has cows grazing. Approx. 45 usable acres. Phase one environmental survey & traffic study completed. Reduced to $999,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 SUN CITY CENTER HOUSE, MOVE-IN-READY! Elegantly furnished and well maintained, this 2BR/2BA spacious house offers split BR plan, walk-in-closet, large 2nd BR, tiled BA, nice kitchen with dinette area, inside utility-rm, enclosed lanai and garage. $122,500. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RETIREMENT/STARTER HOME: Modern 2BR/2BA manufactured home, bright open kitchen & living area, enclosed lanai, large utility-rm, great 12x24 attached workshop and carport. Home is on own lot, no HOA, no flood insurance needed. Close to town and golf course. $63,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 UNIQUE RIVERFRONT LOT, RUSKIN: With all utilities on site, it is ready for your dream house/manufactured home. Desirable PD-MU zoning, great fishing, deep water, a large newer dock and unique view of water & nature. $199,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! 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. Owner will also consider a lease or lease purchase. Dont miss this opportunity! Price reduced to $474,500!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 NO WEEKEND WONDERING how to catch up on outside maintenance. Or whos going to take care of the pool or exercise equipment. All is taken care of with this great 2BR/2BA condo in Fairway Palms. TV room/den/office, fireplace, central vacuum, lots of storage. Must see at $119,900. JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 DELIGHTFUL 4BR/2BA HOME in desirable Bloomingdale community. Great room and split bedroom plan, light bright eat-in kitchen, large screened backporch overlooking conservation area, 2-car garage, grandfather oak shaded front yard and the list goes on. A must see! Reduced to $155,000. CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 SOLD!SOLD!SALE PE NDING! CALLClaire T ortOFFICE:(813) 363-7250 AND GREA 2BR/2BA, split plan, huge air-conditioned addition, inside utilit y, 2 -car carport and a large attached storage/workshop. Beautiful fruit trees, no HOA, no Flood Insurance needed and only on its own lot, with screen porch, carport, utility shed and 2nd shed used as workshop. L shaped living-dining room, built-in china c abinets, nice kitchen, newer floors sold partially furnished. A This residential cleared lot is in a peaceful area, close to everything, adjacent to a beautiful newer Key We st style home. RENTALS 1BR/1.5BA larger upleveled lanai, W/D, furnished, starting at......... $650/month 2BR/2BA furnished, W/D $695/month 2BR/2BA SCC in Greenbriar, 2-car garage, wood floors, unfurnished....................... $975/monthUNDER CONTRACT Cathy Griggs I CAN HELP YOU BUY A HOME!!! Many builders are offering special pricing & incentives on NEW HOMES and there are lots of great prices on existing homes. Mortgage rates are low, making monthly payments often less than rent and still qualify for the 2012 homestead exemption if closed by 12/31/11. AWESOME HOME FOR EITHER SNOWBIRDS OR YEAR-ROUND RESIDENTS!! 2BR/2BA 2-car garage, Sun City Center $135,000.cathygriggs@msn.com(813) 391-8653 CALL ME TODAY AND LET ME HELP YOU BUY A NEW HOME!

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www.ObserverNews.netOctober 13, 2011 Volume 55 Number 38 2 SectionsTHE OBSERVER NEWS October is Floridas Greenways and Trails Month. For information on how to take advantage of our beautiful trails see the story on page 2BIN THE B SECTION: PageHalloween party guide and recipes. ....................1B & 4B Church directory and related news. .....................6B & 7B Black Bear Festival. ...................................................5B Classied and Business & Trade Directory. ...........8B -11B PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 SECTION B: Saving a gentle, fleet-footed spiritMitITCH TrapRAPHaAGenEN PHotosOTOSKelley Weaver, founder of Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc., poses with her daughter Jenna and adopted greyhound Bee Bee (in brown) and foster greyhound Jellybean at the Century 21 Beggins Enterprises Easter Seals garage sale in Apollo Beach on Saturday. Weavers organization is dedicated to finding homes for the retired, gentle racers. By MITCH TRAPHAGEN%  mitch@observernews.netJellybean gave me a shy look with her big brown eyes and then buried her long snoot between my arm and chest. I would not have expected a dog that can exceed the speed limit of most streets and even some highways to be shy and loving. But Jellybean, like most of her breed, has a gentle spirit. She can run 45 miles per hour for short distances but prefers to spend most of her hours sleeping sometimes on her back with her paws up in the air; sometimes in a bed with her head on a pillow. Kelley Weaver is the founder of Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc., a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to rescuing greyhounds and finding them forever homes. We get them from kennels some of them dont make it on the track or they may get injured, she said. Financially, people have been having hard times, too, and cant take care of them. We find homes for them. Tall and lean with long noses, greyhounds have been bred for millennia to chase. Among the oldest of purebred dogs, they first appear in ancient Egyptian records dating back 8,000 years. They are the only breed of dog mentioned in the Bible (Proverbs 30:29-31, King James Version). But despite their well-earned reputation for speed, they tend to be calm dogs who take to napping as much as they do sprinting. People are often surprised at how laid back they are, Weaver continued. Theyll see them sleeping and ask if they are OK and well just say, Yeah, its nap time. Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions receives the dogs from kennels as retired or injured racers. Perhaps they werent fast enough for the track, perhaps they have merely reached retirement age but almost all are still relatively young and loving dogs in need of either a foster or adoptive home. The Weaver family and volunteers foster all of the rescued dogs prior to adoption in order to learn the temperament and personality of each dog and to help the dogs adjust to life in a home environment. Many of them have never had the chance to be a puppy, so we try to teach them, Weaver said. Their characters are all very different. They are happy and they play. Some of them are thieves a few of my daughters toys have gone missing. Her organization makes frequent appearances in South Hillsborough, as she did last weekend with Jellybean, a foster dog, and Bee Bee, a dog she adopted, at the Century 21 Beggins Enterprises Easter Seals benefit garage sale in Apollo Beach. There are so many See GREYHOUNDS, page 2The greyhound is a perfect dog for a senior because theyre not hyper, they dont pull.Final chapter may be shaping up in hospital networks competition See HOSPITALS, page 18 PENNY FLETCHCHER pPHotoOTOTruvia Richardson leads the group through a range of movements.New approach to physical therapyBy PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net%  SUN CITY CENTER Its hard to believe people can improve their balance, stretch their muscles and develop more flexibility by visiting a restaurant. They can though, if its the restaurant in SunTowers retirement center in Sun City Center Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. The restaurant isnt open for meals then. The tables are pushed aside By MELODY JAMESON%  mj@observernews.netExecutives at South Bay Hospital and its parent company, Hospital Corporation of America, now are weighing what may be their last option in the years-long contest to win approval for a new facility. Floridas Agency on Health Care Administration (AHCA) last week denied 10 exemptions that South Bay and HCA attorneys had pressed in an effort to regain footing lost to the St. Josephs Hospital network in a Certificate of Need (CON) competition going back several years. At issue originally was South Bay/HCAs proposal to build a replacement hospital on Big Bend Road, leaving a limitedservices facility on S.R. 674.The ACHA denial gives South Bay/HCA 30 days to file an appeal, which, if pursued, would take the large medical services provider into a Florida district court. In response to questions about another South Bay/HCA legal effort, the hospitals public information office this week would say only that we are currently reviewing the denial issued by AHCA and have not determined next steps at this time. In a prepared statement, Marketing Director Natalia Diaz also noted that We are disappointed by the final order because it impacts our ability to provide the community with greater access to high quality care. She went on to point out that South Bay is the only hospital in the county to earn a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures accolade from the Joint Commission and emphasized that such recognition means we have been focusing on the right things. It has been a long and twisting journey for both hospital networks going back to 2005 as they have competed for state approvals to build new medical complexes on their respective acreages abutting See TAI CHI, page 13

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A lot of people dont think about greyhounds, but if anyone wants to contact us to come to see the dogs, please do. A lot of people dont even think about greyhounds but theyll meet our dogs. And they will steal your heartthieves, indeed. I was born and raised in Clearwater and I used to go to the track when I was a kid just to watch them run, Weaver said. Back in those days, there were a couple of tracks that werent very nice to them. There are still a number of those tracks, but not in our area. I felt bad for them; I always wanted to have one. The greyhound has always been in my heart. Today she is saving them. We usually get them at around 18 months and up, she continued. And they live to be 12 or more years old. They generally have good health. They dont have joint problems or hip dysplasia or anything like that. They are also universal blood donors. Most all of our dogs are good with cats and children. And most of them have only ever known crates, so they can be adopted by people living in small homes or apartments. According to Weaver, they also make the perfect companions for older people. A greyhound is a perfect dog for a senior because theyre not hyper, they dont pull, she said. Prior to placing a dog, potential adoptive families are screened by Weavers organization. Although they tend to be adaptable and good with both children and other animals, she wants to make certain there is a good fit between the dog and a new family. She wants to ensure that it really is a forever home. A $250 adoption fee is applied to defray the costs associated with ensuring the health of the dog. When they come off the track, they usually have had nothing done, Weaver said. We spay or neuter them, get all of their shots up to date, clean their teeth and give them a full check, with worming and any medications. Area veterinarians provide discounts in an effort to keep the adoption fee as low as possible. The organization also takes donations, either through the mail or via a link on their website at www.bayareagreyhounds.org. Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions also seeks foster families to help introduce the dogs to life beyond the racetrack. Foster parents introduce the dogs to things that are new to them: stairs, pools, sliding glass doors and even toys. Most greyhounds retired from racing have never seen or interacted with a child, but they are very tolerant, with the need for respect accorded to any other house pet. According to Weaver, they are wonderful houseguests who are mild mannered and easily potty-trained. Foster families are critical to the organization, as the number of available foster homes dictates the number of dogs that can be taken in to be placed into permanent homes. With short fur and very little body fat to protect them from extremes in weather, they are indoor dogs that need only a fenced yard to play a little in, or to take a walk once or twice a day. On a walk, with the ability to hit 45 miles per hour, they generally need to be on a leash and they are trained to walk on a leash during their foster care. As people begin pouring into the parking lot of Beggins Enterprises looking for bargains at the Easter Seals benefit, Jellybean curled her lean body into a ball on a blanket and settled in for a nap. She wasnt nervous, nor was she yapping or harassing people as they walked by. But she missed nothing. Greyhounds have eyesight so sharp that they can see a small, moving object from a half mile away. They can sleep almost 20 hours a day, Weaver said. They are very, very laid back. You just need to be able to walk them a couple of times a day. Dr. Otts dog park is also a great place. With fur as soft as silk and big, sensitive-looking brown eyes, Jellybean was already well on her way to stealing my heart. Just petting her as she shyly hugged her body against me was a calming experience. She is beautiful, both in appearance and in spirit. Kelley said that the dogs usually pick the people they want. I wanted to take Jellybean home. This is very rewarding, Weaver said. To find a dog a good home, to know that it will make a difference in their lives (both the dogs and the people). It is beautiful and very rewarding. My biggest thing is I would like people to look into adopting a greyhound because a lot of people dont realize what wonderful companions they can be. For more information about Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc., visit www.bayareagreyhounds.org, email baga@tampabay.rr.com, call 813-272-2332, or write to Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, P.O. Box 21641, Tampa, FL, 33622. Greyhounds%  Bee Bee the greyhound, adopted by Weaver and her family, makes frequent appearances at meet and greets in South Hillsborough as part of the efforts of Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions to introduce people to greyhounds.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOSSheriff to highlight crime awarenessSUN CITY CENTER Ever wondered how to get the most information out of the Hillsborough County Sheriffs websites? Curious about how the countys primary law enforcement agency is using recently-refined crime fighting methodology and technology? Interested in more tips on protections against the constantly evolving range of frauds? All of these topics are to be covered during a three-hour crime awareness seminar featuring Hillsboroughs Sheriff David Gee on October 27. The Thursday seminar, opening at 9 AM, will be conducted in Community Hall, South Pebble Beach Blvd. Gee, his top fraud detective along with other HCSO personnel will explain the uses of intelligence led policing and its application in Hillsboroughs department will review and reinforce the red flags of fraud, particularly those scams targeting retirees, in order to enhance protection, plus narrate a power point presentation on full, efficient use of HCSO information websites. A similar program is set for November in Kings Point.

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Woman on a missionHuman trafficking: not just a third world country problem%  penny@observernews.netSOUTH COUNTY When June Wallace attended a meeting of her Soroptimist group in April 2009 she had no idea her life was about to change forever. At that meeting of the international organization dedicated to the betterment of women, Linda Smith, a former U.S. Representative from the state of Washington, spoke about child trafficking and prostitution in the United States. Since then June has worked against trafficking and won many awards. Having moved to South County earlier this year, she is now beginning to raise awareness locally speaking to groups, and is planning an awareness event at the United Methodist Church in Sun City Center in January, which is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. I had no idea this was a problem in our country, said June. I always thought this was the kind of thing that happens in third world countries like India or South America. But Smith told the group about a government grant given by the U.S. Justice Department that produced a report stating that there are between 100,000 and 300,000 children in the United States trafficked each year. The average age is 13, and although some of them are taken for forced labor, especially in lower socio-economic regions (with California, Texas and Florida being the hottest spots) most are taken for sex and prostitution. Junes statements were verified by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (www.missingkids.com). The Tampa office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation was also contacted for this story. Detective Morales of the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office explained the difference between human smuggling and human trafficking. Human smuggling is the charge when a person is brought into the United States illegally, while human trafficking always refers to the sale of someone in the U.S. We had one case in the south end of the county where a girl was being held in a house used for prostitution. It was text book. She was locked in a building with boarded up windows and a padlock on the front door. They took her child to a remote central Florida location and told her shed never see him again if she didnt do as they said when a neighbor alerted us that something was wrong in the building and she was found. Most of the people involved were arrested and some fled, Morales said. People dont realize these things happen in this country, June said. The day she heard Smith speak she joined the cause and now serves as the facilitator of The Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking that covers Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough Counties. June moved to Kings Point in Sun City Center from Largo where she had been raising awareness of trafficking leading the 300-member grassroots community coalition and working with the St. Petersburg College Regional Policing Institute to undergird the work of the Clearwater/Tampa Bay Department of Justice Human Trafficking Task Force in the three-county area. For this and her work with other organizations, including the United Nations Association of Tampa Bay, the Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, and 26 years with Soroptimist International, June was chosen that chambers Citizen of the Year in 2010. My eventual goal is to fund the building of a shelter for victims that are rescued, June said. That could be in dollars, land donations, any number of things. There are less than 100 beds in the whole country for these kids. A lot of people turn their backs because they dont understand. Some of the kids may be kidnapped, and may even eventually escape. But others are brainwashed to work as prostitutes. People look at them on the streets, dressed by their pimps, and think theyre there by choice when theyve really been beaten, starved and then rewarded by pimps to get their loyalty. Some even come to believe they love their pimps or abductors, so the only way the system has to deal with them is as juvenile offenders. June has a diploma from the Florida Regional Policing Institute at St. Petersburg College and has arranged for trainers with that program to speak and give training at United Methodist Church in Sun City Center in January but a date has not yet been set. Laura Heisler of the Center for Public Safety and Innovation at St. Petersburg College said their office has been giving training such as Junes since 2006 but as of July 2012, the funding for this project will run out. Groups will still be able to contact us for training but unfortunately we will no longer be able to offer it for free, she said. 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In many instances, they come up with their own solutions, and I get credit for helping because I was willing to listen. 3. Listening facilitates communication. In order to be complete, the communication process includes a speaker, a listener and then feedback from the listener to the speaker. If there is no feedback, there is no communication. Be sure you are spending your fair share of time in the role of listener. 4. Listening is a tool to reduce tension. One of the first things I teach the students in my customer relations seminar is to say little and listen a lot. If you smile and nod as you listen carefully to someone who has a complaint, it is amazing what a calming effect it will have upon the complainant. Most of us just want to blow off steam, especially if we feel we have been harmed. Give the other person the opportunity and you will disarm them, eliminating a great deal of stress and tension. Listening is an easy way to become a good conversationalist. Dale Carnegie, in his classic book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, suggests listening as an excellent way to become a good conversationalist. He said all most people really want in a conversation is an interested listener. The next time you are in a conversation, remember the five Ws and use them liberallyWho? What? Why? When? Where? Listening expands the mind. Begin with the belief that everyone has a story and that each person has a secret to tell you that could make you more productive, happier and healthier. It may be a very small secret and you may have to clear away a great deal of chaff before the grain is found. If you X 4 By William Hodges What Listening Can Dobegin with this premise, you will be amazed at how much you can learn from everyone you meet. Most of us can hear. Will you be one of the few who can listen? Its up to you.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: 813-641-0816. Email: bill@ billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.com The SCC Observer & The Riverview Current 210 Woodland Estates S.W. 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Pebble Beach Blvd. All-you-can-eat orange juice, pancakes, sausage, coffee for only $5. Proceeds are for the benefit of the Sun City Center Shrine Club. Payments are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. Yumm! Pancakes! Open house hosted by Coast Guard AuxiliaryOn Saturday, Oct. 22 Flotilla 75 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host an informal open house for individuals and couples seeking volunteer opportunities. Join them for an informal meet and greet with members of the local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Find out how service to your community and service to your country can be accomplished with a great local organization made up of your friends and neighbors. Discover how your interests and skills might mesh with the needs of Team Coast Guard. Find out about on-water patrols, volunteer teaching positions, computer, radio and clerical operations, training programs, public outreach programs and social get-togethers. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is the all-volunteer civilian arm of the U.S. Coast Guard. Considered a force multiplier by the Coast Guard and operating under orders the Auxiliary engages in port security patrols, at night, as well as during the day. The Auxiliary also conducts safety patrols primarily directed to benefit the recreational boater who might be in distress. The Flotilla 75 located in Ruskin is one of the oldest flotillas in the U.S. and also conducts boating safety classes for the boating public and can be seen virtually every weekend providing free vessel safety checks. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists participate in many community activities: festivals, parades and boat shows are all part of their involvement. At the open house there will be light refreshments, displays, demonstrations and Flotilla members will be glad to answer boating questions and provide information about the Auxiliary. Join them from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Eberhardt Building (lawn bowling building), 909 North Course Lane, Sun City Center or for details, call (813) 633-5416. Listening is one of the most important communica tion skills of mankind. Its a shame we spend so little time cultivating this very powerful skill. Ive written before on this subject and will probably do so again because it bears repeating that listening should be a required course from elementary school through college. Some portion of every day should be specifically designated as a time to develop our ability to listen. Here are some very valuable rewards we can reap, both for ourselves and for others, if we put our time into learning to listen. 1. Listening can enhance friendships. When we really listen to the feelings of those who are close to us, we deepen the relationship. Too many times, when speaking with a loved one, we do not pay full attention. Although they are telling us their hopes and dreams, we are busy thinking about what were going to do tomorrow. Take a few minutes to concentrate on what the people closest to you are saying. Youll be surprised how much you will learn and how much they will appreciate your attention. 2. Listening is a great problemsolving technique. It may not solve your problems, but by simply giving another person your ear, you may well solve theirs. I have noticed that in many instances when people ask me for advice, they really dont want advice; what they want is someone to listen as they explain the problem out loud. FREE Video Ear Inspection!FREE Hearing Screenings!FREE Hearing Screenings!FREE Video Ear Inspection!FREE Video Ear Inspection!FREE Hearing Screenings!FREE Video Ear Inspection! FREE Hearing Screenings! FREE Video Ear Inspection Performed by our Expert Professionals at Hearing Centers of Southwest Florida! Huge Savings! Factory Discounts!7 DAYS ONLY! Call Now! 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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 Find out about Trick or Treat Street! TSS Youth Sailing offers classes classes soon! TSS Youth Sailing is seeking condition for resale. Generosity He used a 3 Rescue and drove there it was!HOLE IN ONEGolf tournament planned Ruskin VFW Post #6287 Thursday, Oct. 13 Friday, Oct. 14 Saturday, Oct. 15 Turkey Shoot Sunday, Oct. 16 Monday, Oct. 17 Tuesday, Oct. 18 Wednesday, Oct. 19 County offers afternoon recreation current school reduced or free lunch letter. New meeting place and time SouthShore Toastmaster Club Business seminar at SouthShore Chamber Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, OK. and training exercises in drill and Johnny Garcia children of all ages a safe environ day, Oct. 22, at Riverview High several categories. for children of all ages with a $3 delivered to the Greater Riverview for an additional cost. Parking is the event.

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X 5 8 5 Weight Watchers meeting scheduledWeight Watchers meets every Thursday from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at United Community Church, 1501 LaJolla Ave., Sun City Center. For more information, e-mail Sandy at samt1995@yahoo.com. SCC vets to hear about Qatar todayVFW Post 1288 of Sun City Center will hold its next meeting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 in the Sandpiper Room. CPO Karen Leonard will relate her experiences while stationed in Qatar. All veterans are welcomed. Beta Sigma Phi to meetJune Wallace, a speaker from Tampa Bays Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking, will present a program at the Laureate Zeta Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phis monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the home of Naomi Herren in Sun City Center. For more information, call (813) 634-9774.Friday night at the moviesThe United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West and the Good News Sunday School Class, will be hosting a monthly Friday Night At The Movies at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14 in Creason Hall. The name of the movie is What If. It is about a young man who left his college sweetheart and his calling to be a preacher, to seek a business career. After fifteen years, and working himself up to become a high-paying executive, a trophy fiance and a new Mercedes, he has an opportunity to see what his life would have been like had he taken the path God had intended for him.Dance the night awayThe Oldies But Goodies Dance Club will host the October dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 in the Community Hall. The entertainers are Ocean Road. The cost is $5 per person for guests. Club members are free. BYOB. For more information, call (813) 633-5649.DJ Darlene to entertainSCC Dance Club invites you to their dance from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Community Hall. Music by DJ Darlene with a variety of music. Attire is dressy casual. Members are free and guests are $6 per person at the door. Singles are always welcome. BYOB and snacks. For more information call (813) 633-7173.Brandon Chai group to gatherA gathering of the Brandon Chai group of Hadassah will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Henry Gibson Social Hall at Beth Israel Temple, located at 1115 Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City Center. The group is going to be extending their current group into Sun City Center, so this is the place to be to find out about joining, and hear all about Hadassah. For more information, call Carol Balent at (813) 829-7227. Lt. Col. H. Spencer Faircloth, USAF (Ret) addresses MOAA luncheonRetired Lt. Col. Spencer Faircloth was the featured speaker at the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) monthly luncheon held on Oct. 5, in the Florida Room at the Sun City Center North Side Atrium Building. Faircloth held positions as an Air Force Personnel Officer from base level to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and served on the staff of the European Office of Aerospace Research at the United States Embassy in Brussels, Belgium. He also served as the Chief of the Casualty Assistant Branch, Headquarters, US Air Force, during the highest period of casualties during the Vietnam War. One of his responsibilities was serving as a letter writer for President Lyndon Johnson and later for President Richard Nixon. He was chosen by the Secretary of the Air Force for a Sabbatical on the faculty of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs of the University of Pittsburgh. Faircloth was selected by the Secretary of Defense to serve on the White House Staff as the Executive Director of the Presidential Committee, Jobs for Veterans at the end of the Vietnam War. He entertained the MOAA members by relating the many and varied incidents and encounters he experienced during his association with white house staff and politicians during the Nixon era. Photo by Frank KepleyArt Club presents fall luncheonThe Art Club in Sun City Center will present its fall Pot-Luck Luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The luncheon which will be held alfresco, in tents, outside the Art Room, will coincide with the opening of a new exhibit in the adjacent Art Gallery, featuring the works of Nancy Cooper. There will be the opportunity to enjoy a pleasant luncheon with residents of the SCC community and then visit the Gallery to view Nancys fine artworks. Admission to the Gallery is free; admission to the luncheon is that you bring a dish of your choice: salad, dessert or other. The only prerequisite for luncheon attendance is that (if possible) you sign up beforehand in the Art Rom, indicating what gastronomic delight you intent to bring, so that the guests can anticipate a wide variety of dishes. For those who cannot attend the opening or luncheon, Nancys works will remain on display through the end of December and the Gallery is open to visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Ruth Kramer shot a hole-inone on Sept. 14, 2011 on the 8th hole at the Sandpiper Palms Course in Sun City Center, FL. She used a 9 Wood. This feat was witnessed by Phyllis Morgan and Homer Haley.HOLE IN ONEIrene Glow spoke at a recent meeting of the Interfaith Council thanking them for the grant money the library received that was used to purchase large print books and DVDs for the visually impaired. Residents of the Greater Sun City Center area, 55 or over, have access to over 22,761 items including books, paperbacks, magazines, audio cassettes, video tapes, DVDs and CDs with their patron cards. Grants from the IFC are made possible by proceeds from the Nearly New Shop in Sun City Center and the hard working volunteers at the shop. The Nearly New Shop is located at 1515 Sun City Center Plaza and is open from 8 a.m. to noon. Wednesday and Saturday. Donations are accepted anytime the shop is open or may be left in the drop box. Arrangements can be made to pick up larger items by calling 642-9099. Volunteers efforts are recognized During the first event of Constitution Week DAR members, wearing colonial dresses, visited the Sun City Center and SouthShore Libraries. They encouraged visitors to sign a replica of the Constitution. They also handed out Bookmarks. David Floyd, Secretary of the Community DARs Constitution Week a big successAssociation, read a proclamation from the CA the upcoming week as Constitution Week. The proclamation also praised the DAR for its work in the community. Anne Marie Leblanc, Chairman of the 50th Anniversary, also thanked them for sponsoring a week of special events. Cali NailsPROFESSIONAL NAIL CARE813-634-65001517B Sun City Center Blvd.(next to Bon Worth, in the Plaza)WALK-INS WELCOME 10% OffPedicure and/or Manicure* Gel Nails Acrylic Pink & White Pedicure Manicure Waxing Shellac/Gelish

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Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $23................before noon$20...................after noon$18....................after 2 pm $500 OFF Any RoundGolf Lessons $20Includes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 10/31/11Visit our New, Improved PRO SHOP1 Pier Drive, Ruskin LEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DINING Steaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BARLive Music Every Thursday and Saturday OPEN TO THE PUBLICTuesday-Saturday 11-8 pm Sunday 11-3 pmwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com FALL SAVINGS Permanent Makeup~ Eyebrows, Liner and Lips ~813-562-7485 Sun City Center Originally from upstate New York, June is a widow with two grown children and two grandchildren. Her empathy for victims and their families keeps her going. My heart goes out to everyone who has been abducted or brought into this, but especially to the girls involved in the sex trafficking. Its so easy for them to end up murdered or as suicides. Their average age is 13 and their life expectancy is only seven years (after the abduction). June will give presentations to civic and religious groups and any others who will listen. She is also hoping to catch the attention of fundraisers so she can start a project to build a shelter. The January event will be a four-hour course entitled, The Many Faces of Human Trafficking, and will be given by two experts, Dewey Williams, retired commander of the Tampa Bay task force and Sandra Lythe, who works with the task force in the three-county area. Both are adjunct professors at RCPI (Regional Community Policing Institute) at St. Petersburg College. The event is funded by World Relief, which is the victims services arm of the task force and is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice. The task force cant do legislation or fundraising because it is funded by the government, that has to be done by a grass roots organization, June said. Her hope is that local civic and faith-based organizations and houses of worship will ask for a presentation and become involved, either before, or after the January event. The whole thing is about awareness, she added. There are ongoing projects to help victims, such as SOAP, (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) which was founded by Theresa Flores, once a victim herself who managed to escape. Eventually June would like to see a SOAP project in South County. Now a licensed social worker with a masters degree in counseling, Floress SOAP project puts labels on bath soap and delivers it to motels, especially in areas where a lot of people will be gathering, such as national political conventions and sporting events. The SOAP project is national and details about it are available on line at http://www.traffickfree. com/blog/2011/05/the-s-o-a-pproject. The victims often get to be alone in the bathroom, and can see the hotline number on the soap, June said. The labels say If you are being held against your will and give a hotline number. There is always a chance that at some time they will be able to get to a phone and will know there is someone waiting to rescue them. People who want to help, receive training or just find out more may call June on her cell phone, 727-688-0150 or email her at junewallace@gmail.com.Woman on a mission%  PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOJune Wallace has been recognized with many awards for her work against human trafficking. Since moving to Sun City Center from Largo earlier this year, she has been working to make the public aware of the Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking and how it affects South County. Planners assessing Tampa Bay water taxi for commutersBy MELODY JAMESON%  While many questions remain, professional planners now are examining an unusual transportation answer: a commuters Tampa Bay water taxi from a South County site. A feasibility study is underway and the consultants preliminary report is expected when various area transportation authorities convene next week. Hillsborough County has access to nearly a half million dollars in federal grant monies earmarked for engineering and construction work on just such a project. And a cross-bay taxi service would markedly reduce driving times, take cars off roadways, perhaps even make commutes more enjoyable. But would westbound workers starting from east side locales use the service and can it be made financially viable. These are among the key issues transportation planners are evaluating as they consider the prospect of a water ferry from the mouth of the Alafia River to MacDill AFB, daily carrying both military and civilian personnel to and from the base that has become a strategic, multi-disciplinary, command installation. The Hillsborough County Water Ferry Feasibility Study was initiated in March when area transportation leaders agreed the idea was worth a look. The interested entities and agencies include MacDill, Hillsborough County, the Hillsborough Area Rapid Transit system (HART), The Planning Commission and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Subsequently, Jacobs Engineering, a Tampa-based firm, was commissioned by the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), an arm of The Planning Commission, to examine whether a taxi service could be designed and whether it could become financially advantageous for users as well as for operators, according to Randy Kranjec, an MPO planner. Jacobs also works with Cambridge Systematics, a national firm with Florida east coast offices which has specific experience in water ferry projects, Kranjec added. Initial consideration of the concept by transportation engineers and planners narrowed the range of possible routes across the bay to a first focus on the Alafia-to-MacDill trip accommodating South and East County residents commuting regularly to jobs or facilities on the base, the planner said. He noted that a large number of the person-See WATER TAXIS, page 6

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became their legacy, where descendents, to this day, still live around the loop of Adamsville Road and Kracker Avenue. All descendents of William T. Adams, Mae Adams Moore, Roy O. Adams, Gould E. Adams, Norma Adams Carley, Dewey F. Adams, Clark A. Adams, Hazel Adams Kushmer, Zena Adams Kushmer and P. Gardner Adams are invited. An barb-que lunch will be catered by Hungry Harrys. Family stories and photos will be shared and activities for the kids and adults will be available. For more information as well as the cost, contact by email 2011adamsreunion@gmail.com or call Linda Adams Lennard at (850) 652-2916; Sandy Adams Scott at (813) 973-1056; Donna Welchons Dean at (813) 685-1471; or Tamnah ONeal DAngelo at (813) 995-1669. X 8 Riverview Memorial VFW Post #81087504 Riverview Dr. (813) 671-9845MEETINGS Mens Auxiliary -First Thursday at 7 p.m. Ladies Auxiliary -Second Tuesday at 7 p.m. Post -Second Thursday at 7:30 p.m. MEALS Wednesday Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon CANTEEN HAPPENINGS Bar Bingo Monday at 6:30 p.m. Bar Poker with Lori on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Fire in the Hole on Saturdays at 1 p.m. Teen Night: Anime Club For middle and high school students. Join them for an evening of Anime and Manga! Spend some time with other kids who love to read Japanese Manga and watch Anime straight from Japan! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. 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. Wee Artists: Lets Create* Wee Artists, 3-6 years, will have fun creating a Halloween art project with our art instructor. Adult must be present. Limit 15. Registration required at Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Expressive Artists, 11 years and up, will have fun creating a Halloween art project with our art instructor. Limit 20. Registration required at Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. For kids in grades K-4th. Join them for spooky stories, fun games, and other treats! Kids can come dressed in their favorite costumes! Pee Wee Artists, 3-5 years, will have fun creating a Halloween art project with our art instructor. Limit 15. Adult must be present. Registration required at either the Library Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Baby Time 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 middle and high school students. Have a voice in creating library programs for teens and earn community service hours toward graduation, scholarships and more! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library & Dominos Pizza. 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. Baby Time 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. Join Art Instructor, Minnette Webster, and learn step-by-step instructions for creating calligraphy. Limit 20. Registration required at SouthShore Regional Library. Please visit the Library Information Desk at or call 273-3652. *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.Kids Program/Event Highlights October 13 to 19 SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARY Eagles Set Their Weekly ActivitiesThe Ruskin Eagles, FOE, located at 1205 1st St. S.W. has scheduled the following weekly activities. All events and activities of the Eagles Club are supported by the members and members guests. The FOE Aerie meet at 7 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. The Ladies Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday. Eagle Riders meet the 2nd Sunday of the month at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 -Bar Games from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 Pasta Dinner at 5 p.m. Music by Nickles and Dimes at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 Bingo at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 Come on down and socialize. Wednesday, Oct. 19 Wings and Things (oh so good!) at 5 p.m. Bar Games at 6 p.m. For more information, call the club at 645-2922. Network at the American Business Womans meeting and vendor showYou are cordially invited to the American Business Womans monthly dinner meeting and vendor show on Monday, Oct.17. The program this month will be Members and Vendors Night. All full members and nonmembers will have an opportunity to display their products and/or services and they will network for their meeting and everyone will have a few minutes to share information about their business. There will be no cost to display for full members (with National and Local dues paid), but there will be a cost of $10 for all non-members or partial members to have a display. The meal charge will be in addition to this cost and is detailed below. Times are as follows: 5:30 p.m networking and sign-in, followed by 6 p.m. dinner and program at Apollos Bistro, Apollo Beach Tennis and Racquet Club, Apollo Beach. In order to promote networking and everyone being able to go to the different displays, they will have heavy appetizers, beverages and dessert, and the price will be $16 per person (inclusive). Wine and beer will be available for purchase. RSVP early so the restaurant can prepare accordingly. Cash or check only; they cannot accept credit or debit cards for payment. Bring a friend or business associate and plenty of business cards for networking and getting to know about all the businesses that will be represented from members and non-members. In addition, all attendees will have a moment to introduce themselves and their business whether they participate as a vendor with a display or not. Space is limited so they will provide tables for displays and tables may be shared depending on the number of vendor reservations received. Vendors will also be limited to a total of 20, so get your reservations in early! For more information, call Deb Adams at (813) 649-0400.Fifth Annual Poker Run to support the Haley HouseThe Riverview Detachment of the Marine Corps League and the American Legion Riders of Alafia Post 148 are jointly sponsoring the 5th Annual Poker Run to benefit the Haley House to be held on Saturday, Oct. 29. The all-country road ride will begin at American Legion Post 148 located at 7240 U.S. Highway 301 S. in Riverview with kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. Registrations will begin at 9 a.m. on the day of the event or riders may pre-register by contacting Debra Steele at debra. steele.0602@gmail.com or Bill Bongiovanni at William.bongiovanni@yahoo.com. The entry fee is $15 for biker and $10 for rider. There will be prizes for best hand, second best hand and worst hand. Commemorative T-Shirts will be presented to the first 100 to register. Following the ride there will be entertainment, vendors and food available. For more information, call Debra Steele at 545-7526. a part of Gibsonton called Adamsville. Seated are Earl and Rose Adams. Standing left to right are their children, Zena, Dewey, Descendents of Earl Lincoln and Rosella Rose Miller Manners Adams will hold a family reunion from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the Riverview Community Center on Riverview Drive in Riverview. Earl and Rose left Jefferson County, Pennsylvania in 1908, with their nine children, heading for a forty acre plot on Tampa Bay. They arrived in 1909 after stopping in West Virginia to have their tenth child. Purchased sight unseen, their intentions were to forge out a living in what was advertised as a tropical paradise. Finding a wild land with huge pine trees and feral animals and not the tropical paradise that they had expected, they continued to clear and work the land to build a community. Adamsville, between Gibsonton and Apollo Beach, Pioneer family to hold reunion Nov. 12

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Smoke Safely: Careless smoking is the leading cause of home fire deaths and the second leading cause of injuries among seniors. For those who smoke its important to remember: at the first sign of feeling drowsy reading. cigar unattended. cigarettes all the way out. cigarettes (firesafecigarettes.org) that self-extinguish when theyre not being smoked. Cook Safely Home cooking fires are the number one cause of fire injuries among the elderly. Tips that can help include: ing the kitchen, take a wooden spoon or potholder as a reminder consider installing an automatic precaution. Cookstop.com, homeand pioneeringtech.com sell them. cook and keep towels and pot holders away from flames or burners. heat your home. house. Heat Safely X 10 7 6B 7 10 Dear Savvy Senior, Can your write a column on fire safety tips for seniors? With winter approaching, its important that seniors know that home fires are far more common and deadly among the elderly, but there are things they can do to guard against it. Thanks for your help. Fire Safety Council Youre right! Because of physical limitations and slower reaction times, seniors are particuage of 65 are twice as likely to die or be injured in a home fire, than the risk nearly triples. But with a little awareness and a few precautionary tips (see firesafety. in protecting their property and Fire Hazards causes of accidental home fires, the three most common among the elderly are caused by smokof what seniors can do to protect areas. By Jim Miller Fire Safety Tips for Seniorsare another potential fire hazard for seniors. Seniors who use these mind: anything that can burn at least three feet away and always turn a new space heater, look for one with a safety feature that automatically shuts off the power if the metal screen front to catch the flying sparks and rolling logs, and annually and cleaned if needed. fueled by gas, oil, wood or kerosene purchase and install carbon monoxide detectors to alert you to potential toxic gas problems. Home Tips who die in fires each year dont Adult Program/Event Highlights October 13 to 19Access: Table Relationships, Queries and Filters Learn about tables and relationships. Learn about queries and filters. is recommended. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. eBooks, eReaders and Digital Media earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Adventures in Writing Connect with local writers to discuss all aspects of the writing E-Mail: Attachments Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Adult/Teen Calligraphy Class* instructions for creating calligraphy. Limit 20. Registration SouthShore Needle People 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! Mah Jongg Club featuring enjoyable play for experienced players and instruction *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. Family Medical Care of Riverview, P.A. ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS 813-677-8418www.RiverviewDocs.com should make it a priority to install their house outside their sleeping area, and change the batteries at For seniors who are hearing impaired, companies like Silent Call (silentcall.com) and Harris Communications (harriscomm. com) sell smoke and carbon monoxide detectors that work with flashing strobe lights and bed lem arises. and the fire department if a fire happens. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of The Savvy Senior book. SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARY Jazz it up with the Kiwanis ClubThe Kiwanis Club SouthShore has engaged three jazz groups to The concerts first half will group and the four-piece Sax Jazz. The second half will conclude with noon, or from the SCC Chamber of Commerce weekdays during business hours or at the door the For more information, call Joe Rockin the South Shore regions best food, games, and entertainment for the whole family. zone, and a reptile show. com.

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 11 Upcoming EventsCome learn more about our MedicareAdvantage plans.RIVERVIEWOctober 18 @ 9:30 a.m. Panera Bread 10635 Big Bend Rd.SUN CITYOctober 28 @ 2:00 p.m. Bob Evans102 Commercial Center Dr.Call us for other dates in your area Live better with a Coventry Advantra Medicare Advantage plan. With Coventry you can access a comprehensive network of doctors and hospitals including HCA Healthcare system. Just one of the many benets that ensure you enjoy life to the fullest. Go live. Weve got you covered. The benets listed herein are only available in Hernando, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. A Coordinated Care plan with a Medicare Advantage contract. Vista products are offered through Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. and Coventry Health Plan of Florida, Inc.; Summit/Advantra products are offered through Coventry Summit Health Plan, Inc. The benet information provided herein is a brief summary, not a comprehensive description of benets. For more information contact the plan. A sales person will be present with information and applications. For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings, call 855-658-4570 (TTY/TDD 711), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Y0022_CCP_2012_4002_368 CMS File & Use Date: 10/3/2011 Lighting the way to better health NP_Mtgs_SB11861-10_10.25x15.5_TP_SCO_101311_4c_A2C0.indd 1 10/7/11 5:24 AM

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12 OCTOBER 13, 2011 MAKING SEN SE OF MEM ORY LO SS ALZHEIMERS DISE A SE & DEMENTI A Presented by Carol White, MSW, CDP, Brookdale Senior LivingYour Host: Homewood Residence Join us for a special presentation that will address the challenges associated with providing care for Alzheimers and dementia patients during the stressful holiday season. A Q&A session will follow, with the opportunity to interact with others also facing this time of the year. Make plans now to attend.Wednesday, October 26Alzheimers and Dementia Holiday Travel and VisitsBoxed lunches will be provided at 11 a.m. Presentation to follow.Reservations required. Please call (813) 633-4340. Respect for Individual PreferencesSMDaily Moments of SuccessSM3910 Galen Ct., Sun City Center, FL 33573 www.brookdaleliving.comAssisted Living Facility # 9634 Camp Bayou to serve up a day of family fun on SaturdayCamp Bayou will hold their second annual Beef n Bones fundraiser on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTO By %  itcren mitch@observernews.netRUSKIN Celebrate the beginning of autumn at Camp Bayou this weekend with some great food and music, along with the incomparable environment the outdoor learning center has to offer. On Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Ruskins Camp Bayou will hold their second annual Beef n Bones at the Bayou, a fundraiser for the 501c3 non-profit nature conservancy. The daylong event will feature music by The Front Porch Pickers, performing at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., with an assortment of guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, washtub bass and the occasional spoon and washboard. Kayaks are available for rent at the centers new launch site on the Little Manatee River, or visitors are free to bring their own. Hotdogs and hamburgers will be served by Wild Dogs, and center volunteers will be on hand for water safety and fishing classes, as well as with information about the centers programs, including their Sponsor a Gopher Tortoise program. Additionally, there will be a silent auction and art sale running from noon to 7 p.m. As the sun sets, things only pick up for the event with Zebron & James taking the stage from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dinner will be ribs, chicken and sides along with beverages, including select beers and wines. Tickets are available online or at the gate. Individual tickets are $5 with a group gate pass for four people available for $15. Children under six are admitted at no charge. For tickets online, visit www. campbayoubeefnbones.eventbrite. com. For further information, contact Jennifer McCafferty at jentmail@hotmail.com or call 813-846-1316. Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is a 160-acre nature preserve located next to the Little Manatee River and proximate to the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve and Tampa Bay. Their mission is to preserve a sample of Floridas original habitats and to promote appreciation and understanding of the areas unique natural resources, local culture and history through environmental education and a hands-on learning center. Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of State Road 674 on 24th Street SE in Ruskin. For more information, visit www. campbayou.org or call 813-6418545.

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 13 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 and people are seated on rows of chairs. By ten after ten, background music is playing softly and Jeanette Craig and Truvia Richardson have begun to instruct the group in therapeutic Tai Chi. Their class is open to everyone, not just to SunTowers residents or residents of Sun City Center, and there is no cost. Gather in your arms, says Truvia as she spreads her arms out wide and makes a circle, starting at the bottom and working her way up over her head. She takes her time. Others take theirs. Part of the benefit of therapeutic Tai Chi is that the movements are slow and very deliberate. Bow and arrow, she calls next. Pull the strings on the right side. Turn slowly and pull the strings on the left. First-timers to the group follow her lead well because she makes it easy for them and Truvia demonstrates everything in the front of the room. Meanwhile, Jeanette walks through the aisles between chairs giving one-on-one assistance to those who want it. The two therapists have been giving the therapeutic Tai Chi class for about a year after taking a course in balance instruction where they learned moves they wanted to incorporate into their therapy routines. Its much simpler, especially for people who have trouble with regular exercises, than regular Tai Chi because balance exercises are built right in, said Truvia. Anyone who has balance or endurance issues should consider taking it. Its a good thing for people who use assistance devices such as canes or walkers too, she added. Jeanette urges people who cannot stand to do the exercises while seated in their chairs. Others hold the back of a chair in front of them as they stand. Everyone participates as much as they can. Denny Hanson, 74, who has lived in the area for eight years, coming from Minnesota, has been taking the class about six months. He works at many forms of exercise, especially dancing. He goes to classes in Latin, rhythm and line dancing and also works out in the gym at least twice a week. I love the (therapeutic Tai Chi) class, he said. It gives you many health benefits and it helps you gain a lot of control. Another reason cited for liking it is because its safe to practice at home. Jeanette decided to offer the class both sitting and standing because those who cant stand and exercise can work the same core muscles in the mid-body sitting down. Jeanette is an occupational therapist at SunTowers and Truvia is a physical therapist. Both say mixing therapy with Tai Chian ancient Chinese system of physical exercise and controlis an excellent fit.Tai chi for seniors%  Their class is different from regular Tai Chi classes because it is designed around movements used in physical and occupational therapy. Many of the moves in Tai Chi work the same muscles the same way as we would in regular therapy and are more fun, while helping a person create a sense of balance, Truvia said. A respiratory therapy group which is part of a Better Breathing group joins them once a month as well. This is much safer for someone with respiratory problems than many other forms of exercise, Jeanette said. There is no need to register or call ahead to participate in the Wednesday class.George Long uses his Hur card for the first time. When swiped like a credit card, the card recognizes the person and tells each piece of equipment how long and at what speed (or weight) he or she is to exercise as prescribed by the therapist. PENNY FLETCHER phPHOtT OSJeanette Craig gives one-on-one instruction to newcomers in the therapeutic Tai Chi class held in the restaurant at Sun Towers in Sun City Center. The class is open and free to people from every community in South County and is held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. The movements taught are especially helpful for people with balance problems or those that need the assistance of a walker or cane.

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14 OCTOBER 13, 2011 Try our new8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. p.p. A friend I have known since second grade sent an email telling me his dog had been diagnosed with lymphatic cancer. In the email, he included a quote from an Indiana Jones movie: We have reached the age where life stops giving us things and starts taking them away. On that day, the quote certainly appeared apt. A coworker, a woman I have come to admire and love, lost her husband. He was a good man; he had a good spirit. I know that because I could feel it whenever he came into the office. Everything around him brightened. Also on that day, Apple cofounder Steve Jobs passed away. Regardless of your opinion of Apple products, Mr. Jobs had something in his heart that few people possess or have the courage to unveil. I am certain that history will show him to be the Thomas Edison of our time. He changed the world; he changed how we see the world. In my home, I have more Apple products than I care to admit. I dont own those products from being a fanboy (a term often used to describe those obsessed with Apple), I have them because they work, and they do what I want and need them to do. Every article I have ever written, every photo I have taken has gone through a Mac before it has landed on your driveway. Furthermore, despite this being the age of disposable consumer electronics, in more than a decade of using Macs and other Apple products, I have yet to throw one away none of them Nothing more to loseApple co-founder Steve Jobs is remembered on the Apple website. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose, he told graduating seniors at Standford University in 2005.WWW.APPLE.COM By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net have stopped working yet. I dont know what kind of a man Steve Jobs was because he was intensely private beyond the public image he displayed as CEO of Apple. Ive heard all of the descriptors: charismatic, dictatorial and so on. I do know that he conceived of things that people didnt yet know they wanted. That is something special. I do know that he created what has been, at times, the worlds largest company from a business he started in his parents garage. That, too, is something special. I know that he made my life better. Ive accomplished things using Apple computers that I would not have been able to accomplish otherwise. Personally, Im grateful to him. On a larger scale, Im grateful that he was an American, and that he kept this nation at the forefront of what the entire world has recognized as some seriously cool technology. But his genius and billions of dollars in the bank couldnt prevent his passing. Then the following day, one of my wifes co-workers passed away, leaving behind a disabled husband and a 13-year-old daughter. The woman was younger than my wife was. And then, my boss at The Observer discovered her own doctor was on medical leave and it was uncertain if he would be able to return. If he cant save himself, how can he save me? she asked with sadness about his fate in her voice. We are all going to die someday. Across this planet, approximately 100 people die each minute, nel assigned to the base in recent years have purchased family homes in communities on the east side of Tampa Bay. The Alafia-to-MacDill route might begin at or near Williams Park which is located on the river a short distance inland from the point where river and bay meet and in the vicinity of Mosaics phosphate processing plant. The phosphate mining and processing giant is aware of the concept under discussion and has not raised any objections, Kranjec said. The planner also noted that a commercial, passenger-carrying, water taxi or ferry across the bay has been batted around without any notion of funding options for the last 10 to 15 years. The idea began to get more serious attention, he added, when Hillsborough learned a couple of years ago that it could access $475,000 in grant monies from the Federal Highway Administration, if the funds were dedicated to such a project. Appealing though the notion may be to some, Kranjec cautioned there are a number of questions yet to be answered and a raft of details to be worked through before such a taxi or ferry can go from drawing board to waterfront. The concept will require a private operator to make it happen, the planner said, adding the project will have to be financially appealing to such an operator. Then, there are the matters of travel times in real time and costs to users along with vehicle savings that would make such a commuting method desirable enough to build ridership. There are a lot of rungs on this ladder and were still on the first one, the planner emphasized. Some of the answers may begin to take shape next Friday, October 21, when transportation planners hear the engineers first assessment of the concepts viability, based on the South County to military base route. The public meeting is scheduled for 1:30 PM in planning commission Tampa offices, Kranjec said, adding that public comment is taken at the end of each session. Copyright 2011 Melody JamesonWater taxis%  See OBSERVATIONS, page 18Typical New York City water taxi.

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11 10 15 AT HOME AUTO CARE Master Certified Technicians Coast-to-CoastWarranty Coverage The best in safety, value and performance for your car.Family Owned & Operated Nationwide Warranty Available Through American Car Care & NAPAWe service and repair all makes and models including:VW, Mercedes, Volvo, BMW& other European lines and Diesel Repair(exactly 1 mile south of SR 674/College Ave.)(813) 645-0339AAA Approved Auto Repair CenterSUPER DEALS!GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE All Michelin & BFGoodrich tires (up to 18) now priced at $10 over cost! STOP BY FOR A QUOTE.INCLUDES mounting and balance. Some restrictions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other coupons or offers. Expires 10/20/11Lic# MVS51635 BBB offers consumer supportEric Obgelsby, a mediation/ arbitration specialist, will be presenting information about the complaint and resolution support offered by the B.B.B., as well as general information regarding the bureau. Eric works with over 25 volunteer arbitrators and closely with B.B.B. This meeting will held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the South Shore Regional Service Center 410 30th St., S.E. in Ruskin.ELVISElvis is a Chihuahua who was left locked in the house that his owners abandoned. Another day or two, Elvis would not have been with us. Fortunately, a kind realtor found him while showing the property and brought him to C.A.R.E. Elvis is gaining weight every day. We believe he will make a full recovery. Elvis is super cute and affectionate. He also seems to like both cats and dogs. As part of his adoption, Elvis will be neutered, microchipped, and brought current on his shots. DOB: May 2, 2010. 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.TABITHATabitha is a gray tabby female with white feet. There isnt a volunteer who can pass by her bed without picking her up and cuddling. She is very high on the cute scale and exploding with the energy of a kitten. While not quite a TV star yet, Tabitha has all the looks that can bewitch the hearts of all volunteers. Wont you provide her a forever home? Tabitha as part of her adoption has been neutered and brought up-to-date on her shots and microchipped. DOB: June 23, 2011. Its all about Veterans!Liberty Manor for Veterans, Inc. has a free BBQ every 3rd Friday of the month (Oct. 21) from noon to 2 p.m. at 10015 N. 9th Street, Tampa. Attend this fabulous event that boasts BBQ consisting of pork, brisket, chicken, hambugers, hot dogs with all the trimmings, plus grilled fish and steak this is more than the traditional BBQ! Meet some of the veterans that are responsible for the freedom that we enjoy today. Good food, music and games. This is a great way to kick off the weekend! Liberty Manor is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the developmental and social needs of veterans who have served our country, fought for our independence, but fallen victim to homelessness. The Patriots Club is extending its fundraising drive for the Wounded Warriors until Oct. 31. So, if you were not able to attend the 9/11 Observance, you still have a chance to contribute to this worthy cause. Checks should be made out to: Patriots Club of Sun City Center, marked FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS. Mail your donation to: The Patriots Club of SCC, 1009 N. Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573. For more information, contact Connie Blaney at (813) 900-9422. Fiber artist soughtThe John Crawford Advisory Board is looking for Fiber Artists (quilting, weaving, felting and handmade paper art) to display their work in a group show at the Crawford Gallery during the months of March/April 2012 at SouthShore Regional Library. Applications are available on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Information Desk at SouthShore Regional Library. Applications are due Dec. 1. For more information, call Laurie Burhop at (813) 273-3652.Pipeline design is public meeting topicThe Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the design of a new sewage pipeline in the area of I-75 and S.R. 674 at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Southshore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. The $6 million project will install approximately 10,000 feet of 30-inch sewage force main from Cortaro Drive and S.R. 674, to the South County Wastewater Treatment Plant on the western side of I-75. The route will take the line through the Villages of Cypress Creek community. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2012, and last nine months. The work is the second phase of a two-part project to build a new sewage pipeline from U.S. Highway 301 to the South County Wastewater Treatment Plant. The first phase, along S.R. 674 from U.S. 301 to Cortaro Drive, has already been completed. The new line is being built to accommodate growth in the south county area and to increase overall system reliability by providing a second transmission main along the S.R. 674 corridor. The project is being funded through the Water Enterprises Capital Improvement Program. Public utilities staff and design firm representatives will be at the meeting to talk about the construction of this second portion of the pipeline and answer questions. All meeting facilities are accessible in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act. Any additional necessary accommodations will be provided with a 48-hour notice. For more information, call Steve Valdez, Client Services Manager at 307-8386. DOVE INTERIORS CARPET ONEFLOOR & HOME 1 mile west of I-75 Exit 240-B 813-645-8660

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11 14 15 Welcome to...Sun City Dental CenterThomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A.633-2636General and Cosmetic DentistryOur Own In-House Denture LabOur Lab Tech Has 38+ Years Experience Chuck Fredericks, Lab Technician, 38+ Years Experience727 Cortaro Drive (Burger King Plaza)Open: Monday Thursday 8:30 5:00 New Patients & Emergencies Are Always WELCOME PATIENT REWARDSRefer 2 new patients and receive a $25 credit toward your next visit. Be sure to have your friend or family member mention your name to receive the credit at time of scheduling.Coupon 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 to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the fee service examination or treatment. Senior citizen discount does not apply. Trusted by Physicians & Patients Alike Why us? Call for a FREE ESTIMATE649-1599www.BratesAluminum.com 1910 Haverford Avenue Suite 107 Sun City Center, FL 33573 (813) 633-0286 www.brandonorthopedics.com Robert J. Maddalon, MD John D. Okun, MD Peter V. Lopez, MD Steven M. Page, MDBoard-Certified Orthopedic Surgeons Brandon Orthopedic Associates 721 West Robertson St., Ste. 102 Brandon, FL 33511 Phone: 813-684-3707 BRANDON ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES EAST BAY SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDICS Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery Brandon Orthopedic Associates is one of the most respected and professional orthopedic and sports medicine practices and Hillsborough County. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to specialize in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, partial and total joint replacements of hip, knee and shoulder, hand surgery including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, finger joint replacement, complex surgery of the elbow, and ankle and foot injuries. Our compassionate and caring atmosphere is in two convenient locations near local hospitals and outpatient surgery facilities in Brandon and Sun City Center. We work relentlessly to provide the best care possible for every patient's unique orthopedic need. You, Me, and BusinessMy friend Julies husband is the Coupon King. Recently retired, he has the time to leisurely flip through the inserts in the Sunday paper and cut out coupons for free appetizers at Ruby Tuesdays and BOGO hotdogs at Publix. Im not sure if hes ever figured out how much he saves doing this, but Id be willing to bet its a lot! I wish I had the time to do this. I dont even look at the Groupons that come in my email. Theyre fantastic deals, but usually for a bikini wax in St. Pete or a spa retreat in Safety Harbor. If I dont have time to clip the coupons for Walgreens, I dont have time to drive across the Bay to be pampered. Coupons are Gods way of telling us we deserve a little treat at a slightly better price. And in this economy, we can all use all the better pricing we can get. As my mother used to say, take care of the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves. So we are pleased to announce the Chamber has created a Discount Coupon Book for the Southshore area, featuring some super deals by our local businesses. You can pick up a book for $10 at the Chamber office. Several restaurants are featured: Seafood Dive, The Docks Bar and Grille, Wild Dogs, and Bella Cucina. If you dont feel like going out, Take Out Butler will deliver for free. Want to go on a fishing trip? Snooky Bear Charters will take $50 off the cost. If golf is more your thing, we have discount coupons for Freedom Fairways and ClubLink at Club Renaissance. Need carpets cleaned, your AC system inspected or some handymen services? Weve got coupons for those, too! Dont forget the pooch. Dog Paws on the Go is giving a discount on Fidos grooming. Personally, I want the discounts for Spa Celeste at Club Renaissance and the in-home massage from Impact Wellness! Thinking about losing some weight? Take Shape for Life will give you a weeks worth of their food free! And several of our local medical offices have coupons for free exams: vision, hearing, the veins in your legs AlumaCar has some deals on a golf cart and both Ed Morse Cadillac and Firkins Automotive have great deals on a new car. No matter what you need, Id be willing to bet we have a coupon for it! So come on by and purchase your discount book while they last its first come, first served. I think I can find time for that free hand paraffin treatment! And a nice dinner. By Dana Dittmar By: Dana Dittmar, Executive DirectorSCC Chamber NewsEvery Wednesday: Best Spaghetti in Town -$7, All You Can Eat, for all Elks and their guests. Music by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Every Friday: Seafood and Sandwiches for all Elks and their guests from 5 to 7 p.m. Karaoke by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15: 50s Dance for all Elks and their guests from 6 to 9 p.m. with music by Double Density. $7 with light snacks. Dress up in your 50s outfits. Monday, Oct. 17: $7 Blue Plate Special. Menu: Chicken & Noodles with all the trimmings. Only 50 tickets will be sold. Saturday, Oct. 29: ENF Fundraiser. Entertainment is the Crazy Carol Show. Hors doeuvres at 5 p.m. and the show is scheduled for 6 p.m.. The cost is $8. Carol has put together a completely new program. Feb. 12-19, 2012: Join S. Hillsborough Elks Lodge Valentines Western Caribbean Fundraiser Cruise, 7 days from only $643.00. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is located at 1630 U.S. Hwy. 41 S., Ruskin, FL 33570. The Club has a clean, smoke-free environment. For more information, call (813) 645-2089. South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities Parenting classes for DivorceesClasses are being offered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 26; Nov. 9, 30; and Dec. 7 at the Hillsborough County Extension Service, 5339 C.R. 579 in Seffner. Hillsborough County Extension is offering classes for those who are going through a divorce and have children. The four-hour course is required by the State of Florida when a child is involved in the divorce or custody process, and includes: shared parenting and permanency of the parental role, child development stages and impacts of a divorce on children, communicating with your children, communicating with the other parent, child abuse/neglect and spouse abuse, legal concepts and community resources, families in transition, helping your children understand and cope with divorce Couples may only attend the same session with special permission. The cost of the class is $25 and includes a workbook. A sliding fee scale is available. Children are not permitted in the class. You must bring a picture identification to class, such as a drivers license. A certificate will be given at the end of class. You must arrive on time. Late arrivals may not be admitted. To register online with a credit card, click on Divorce Class Registration at http://urlmin.com/HillsboroughParenting or call (813) 744-5519 x140.Library hosts book saleFriends of the Ruskin Branch Public Library are hosting a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Pauline Dickman Lawler Community Room. The event is for adult, teen, and children age groups and is open to the public. Books are available in the bookstore and in the Pauline Dickman Lawler Community Room. Friends of the Ruskin Branch Public Library memberships will be available at the door.Haunting traditionE.G Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW in Ruskin, will be having its 2nd annual Simmons Park after Dark from 5 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 28, and from 5 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 29, from 5 to 11 p.m. There will be a -mile haunted trail reommended for ages 10 and up, a kids hayride around the park and many other family friendly activities. Food and beverages will be sold at the event. There is a $2 park entry fee per vehicle up to 8 people. The haunted trail and hayride will be one ticket and each tickets cost $5. They only accept cash and do not have an ATM on site. For more information, call (813) 617-7655. SEMI-ANNUAL SCC SHRINE CLUBPancake Brunch Sunday, Oct. 239 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets $5 (sold at the door)South Community Hall on S. Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City CenterPancakes & SausageALL YOU CARE TO EAT Proceeds are for the benet of the Sun City Center Shrine Club. 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18 OCTOBER 13, 2011 Observations%  around 146,000 pass each day. The awareness that we wont last forever always strikes me whenever I read the comments on news articles in the St. Pete Times or the Tampa Tribune. There are some very angry, vindictive people in the world and, apparently, they enjoy spewing that anger and vindictiveness in news article comments. Why are they so angry? Where is that anger going to take them? No one has ever survived life that anger will mean little in your final hours and afterwards. From my perspective, leaving behind ill will and resentment is not the best way to depart what is for all of us a very short time on Earth. What would you do if you found out this were your last day? Would you hug your spouse or your children a little longer? Would you be nicer or more considerate to others? One of the final days of school in Mrs. Kaisers sixth grade class at West Elementary in Worthington, Minnesota, was a rare and beautiful day in which the frozen memories of the long winter were still fresh, but the promise of the summer to come was unmistakable. Mrs. Kaiser took the entire class out into the schoolyard, sat us all down under the trees, and asked us that very question: What would we do if we had 24 hours to live? Most of the boys, being preadolescent humanoid-shapedyet-largely-brainless entities, said they would rob a bank or steal a sports car. When the question came around to Tim Middagh, a somewhat shy and quiet farm kid, his answer made a significant impact on my life: He said he would plant a tree. Wow. Even as a pre-adolescent, brainless humanoid entity myself, I knew he had just uttered words of wisdom far beyond his years. The tree would grow for decades, becoming his legacy something his descendants, generations later, could appreciate. It was one of the most incredible things I had ever heard it still is. A year or so after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Steve Jobs, during a commencement address, told the graduating seniors at Stanford University that Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. Being a celebrity and a billionaire didnt change the outcome for Steve Jobs. He died, just as you and I will one day die. It is not morbid to say that it could be tomorrow because it could. We dont know these things. But if so, how do you want to leave this life? How do you want your kids to remember you? Or your wife, or your neighbors? You have a choice in shaping your own legacy. You can plant a tree simply through your own behavior and interactions with others. You could count the value of a billion dollars in the bank, but I dont believe the value of the love of your spouse, partner or children can actually be counted. The saying is that you cant take it with you. When talking about what is in your bank account or the toys you have, I believe that to be true. When you are dead, and, Im sorry to report that you will be one day, none of that will have any value. I do believe, however, that you can take the love in your life with you. I believe that love transcends death and I think that is one of the greatest gifts of life. It also means that life doesnt stop giving. Follow your heart, love with all of your heart and turn the other cheek now and then. I believe you can take that with you, but even if Im wrong, I know that it will make your days better. I miss my coworkers husband; he was a good man. Im glad I had the opportunity to meet him. Without being aware of it, he pointed to a better course for me. It is a course that will lead to a happier life and beyond for me. Ill take it with me. Godspeed to those who have left us. While my bank account may be a little scary now and again, Im a wealthy man. Although my wallet is thin, my heart is full from those who have shared their lives with me. Yes, Im at an age where things are being taken away often painfully but I treasure them still. They are still in my heart. They have guided my soul to the path that is mine and I am grateful. I have love, which makes me wealthy beyond measure. Life doesnt stop giving. Just open your heart and you will know that, too. You have nothing to lose by trying. Big Bend Road, east of I-75. They have been in and out of different courts on first one CON petition and then another as they vied for the necessary go-aheads. At one point in time, both networks had approvals simultaneously as a favorable legal finding for one overlapped state agreement for the other. Most recently, the two hospitals managements have moved in different directions. South Bay/ HCA has undertaken interior refurbishing of portions of its facility on S.R. 674, immediately west of Sun City Center, and has become involved in talks with a coalition of parties committed to establishing a senior medical care research, teaching and treatment center in the Sun City Center area. That coalition includes both the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and local community leaders such as Dr. Pat Crow, retired physician, and Ed Barnes, SCC Community Association president. Meanwhile, St. Josephs, acting under CON approval, has moved ahead with planning and designing a new, acute care hospital along with free-standing medical offices on the south side of Big Bend Road at Simmons Loop. Lisa Patterson, the hospital networks public relations director, said this week that ground is to be broken for St. Josephs South in October, 2012. The targeted date for its opening is 2015.Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonHospitals compete%  See the current issue of THE OBSERVER NEWSas well as classified advertising, advertising information, and much more!www.ObserverNews.netPALMETTO If youre looking for a fun, safe, free way to celebrate Halloween, join us October 28, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee County Agricultural Museum. No trick, a really sweet treat is in store for you and your family! Located at 515-10th Ave. W., Palmetto, FL 34221, call (941) 721-2034 for more information. Activities will include: deal! Sponsored by R.B. Chips Shore, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Manatee County Agricultural Museum, Inc., the Palmetto Historical Commission & the City of Palmetto.

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Our Fall season has started and mullet are invading our waterways in schools, preparing to spawn. As they feed off the bottom, stirring up mud, it attracts larger fish to follow eating the prey they leave behind. If you want to catch a variety of fish, follow this mullet school and cast into it as they pass by your boat. Use at least a 20 pound test line with a circle hook. If you can throw a cast net in a circle over a school of mullet, you probably will catch enough for your family and all of your neighbors. Mullet are a fatty fish, so if you are on a diet, you need to catch flounder, or sheeps head. Both are a lean white meat fish and great for your diet. For some reason I have never written about hogfish, but this week as I made my rounds I heard a lot of Fish Tales about hogfish. I looked up hogfish and found that a ladyfish is a Spanish hogfish. It has fair food value, but not many people keep them to eat. Average weight is one pound, and reaches a length of 2 feet. The hogfish changes its color with size. Average weight is 2 pounds. This fish lives mostly on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. It likes shrimp bait, but will bite all 16 19 19 Enjoy a special presentation with stunning lm footage of Alaska and the Yukon PLUS Day of Show Specials & FREE AdmissionSaturday, October 15, 2011 10:00amSun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, FL 33573 AAA Travel cordially invites you toOn Stage Alaskawith Holland America Line Register online at AAA.com/TravelEvents and be entered to win a Cruise Travel Certi cate ($2000 value)! Save up to when you book your vacation at the show on a Holland America Line Alaska cruise or cruisetour.$500*RSVP required. Space is limited. To register go to AAA.com/TravelEvents For more information call 813-633-4880* Airfare not included in total trip cost. Offer applies to new bookings for 2012 Holland America Line Alaska cruises and cruisetours only. One person of traveling party must be a AAA Member to receive offer. Offer is combinable with applicable AAA Member Bene ts and participating supplier offers. Not combinable with any other AAA offer or coupon. Other restrictions may apply. 5136.10.11 MOBILE RADIATION Physician of the Year 2005 Weve recently moved our ofce to better serve you!Now located at:10420 South U.S. Hwy. 301 Riverview, FL 33569 813-880-7546FREE SKIN SCREENINGOffering: SAME DAY APPOINTMENTSDr. Robert A. Norman Dr. A. Theodosatos Dermatologist Carole Mazzone, ARNPInsurance accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, Amerigroup and many more. kinds. Gag grouper are going south with each cold snap. You can spot a few around our ship channels, says one angler, but others tell me that they are out in the deeper water. You might be lucky and find some that havent caught up with the schools and are lurking behind in the mouth of the Little Manatee River. Our water temperatures are starting to cool a bit, so a majority of the fish are hanging around the roots of the mangroves or closer to shore. Try an oyster bar, if it has some moving water. Cast around it, or the mangrove root and you will have good luck with some species, either a redfish, trout, or snook. Redfish seem larger than usual, as they ride the incoming tides in shore to feed. Glass minnows, are most often in our area in the spring, but for some reason they are schooling in our area now with plenty of fish following them. Joining the parade are jack crevalle, spanish mackerel and ladyfish. Birds are following them, so follow the birds to make a catch. A full moon shines over us as of Oct. 11. Fishing is always good during a full moon. Some tell me that if there is a circle around the moon, dont go fishing. Fish wont bite in that phase. Fish for fun, fish for food, fish for exercise, fishing is good. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.By Jonie Maschek Fishings good when moon is full RUSKIN BrR ANCH LIbr BR Ar R Y Learn what hardware and software is required to download eBooks from our library. Learn how to become a member, browse, search, and buy items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn how to create a listing, and sell items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Open an email account, compose and send a letter. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn about sending attachments and creating address books. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn the parts of a window, how to navigate in the Windows environment, and file management. Learn what can be done through the Control Panel, how to install and remove software, and run a disk cleanup. Learn what hardware and software is required to download eBooks from our library. Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged

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20 OCTOBER 13, 2011 If I lost the weight, I could stop taking so many medications.So I nally asked about the LAP-BAND AP System.If youre ready to nally lose the weight and keep it off, then let our practice help you understand weight-loss options, including the LAP-BAND AP System. The LAP-BAND AP System is a device thats placed around the upper part of the stomach often as an outpatient procedureto help you feel full sooner and longer. Its a healthy way to lose a signicant amount of weight, and enjoy long-term results.1 Unlike gastric bypass surgery, theres no stomach cutting or stapling, plus its adjustable for your needs and can even be removed if necessary. The LAP-BAND AP System is not for those who are pregnant, or have symptoms of autoimmune, severe heart, lung or gastrointestinal disease; cirrhosis; or pancreatitis. Surgeryrelated fatalities, reoperation and band removal are rare. Band slippage, stomach injury, vomiting and heartburn may occur. Please read important safety information below.Call our practice today and nd out how the LAP-BAND AP System can change your life.1OBrien PE, Dixon JB. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding in the Treatment of Morbid Obesity. Arch Surg. 2003; 138: 376-382. LET OUR PRACTICE HELP. CALL TODAY. 2008 Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA 92612, U.S.A. All rights reserved. Covidien and Covidien with logo are trademarks of Covidien AG. Call 813.633.0081Absolute Surgical Specialists, PLLCServing the Southeast Hillsborough area1901 Haverford Ave., #105 (behind South Bay Hospital) Sun City Center, FL 33573 | www.absolutesurg.com Dr. Craig AmshelHolly lost over 100 lb. in 3 years. Tell your doctor you prefer... Sun Laboratory Services for your lab work Fast, Accurate Lab Results Since 1993 721 Cortaro Drive Sun City Center/Ruskin(next to AAA)813.634.6120Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Professionals! HILLSBOROUGH(813) 634-8310MANATEE(941) 524-2259 For a FREE IN-HOME ESTIMATE, call us TODAY!Shutter & Blind Manufacturing CompanySHUTTERS ~ VERTICALS ~ FAUX WOOD & WOOD HORIZONTAL BLINDS CELLULAR SHADES ~ WOVEN WOODS ~ SUNSCREEN SHADES ~ PRIVACY SHADINGS ~ MORE INSTALLED FREE! INSTALLED FREE! VERTICALS PLANTATION SHUTTERS$1395Sq. Ft. Measured & Installed LIFETIME WARRANTY 2 FAUX BLINDS Our blinds are built with a STEEL HEADRAIL. Unlike the Flimsy Plastic Headrail from the Home CentersMADE IN AMERICA EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES24 W x 36 H ..........$84 Installed 36 W x 50 H ........$175 Installed 48 W x 48 H ........$224 Installed 48 W x 60 H ........$280 Installed 72 W x 62 H ........$434 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 62 H .......$68 Installed 60 W x 62 H .......$75 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$93 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 48 H .......$49 Installed 60 W x 48 H .......$69 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$86 Installed SAVE ENERGY EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES FOR SUN SCREENS24 W x 36 H ....................$49 Installed 36 W x 48 H ....................$62 Installed 52 W x 48 H ....................$93 Installed 72 W x 60 H .................$131 Installed SUN SCREENS Business News VALENCIA LAKESAuction to benefit scholarshipsThe Valencia Lakes Womens Club will hold both a live and Chinese auction on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. at the Valencia Lakes Clubhouse, 16003 Valencia Lakes Drive, Wimauma, (off U.S. Hwy. 301, between 674 and Big Bend Road). The auction is open to the public with no admission charge. The Womens Club is a charitable organization whose mission is Striving to Help Others. All proceeds from the auction will go to college scholarships for local high school seniors. The auction will be held in two parts. Raffle tickets will be sold both for the Chinese Auction and for a 50/50 cash drawing. Registration for the live auction will begin at 1 p.m. Over 100 items will be available for the auctions. Some of the items up for auction include a seven day vacation for two to Myrtle Beach, dinner for eight at Bonefish Grill, four piece Samsonite Spinner Luggage, local restaurant and merchandise gift cards, wine baskets, Theatre tickets, and many other items. Credit cards and cash will be accepted for live auction purchases. Refreshments will be available for sale. For an entertaining afternoon and for a worthy cause, plan on attending the auction at Valencia Lakes.Health Care Heroes awardCongratulations to Debbie Caneen, Director of Admissions for Sun Towers Retirement Community for being selected as one of the finalists for the Tampa Bay Business Journals 2011 Health Care Heroes Award. Debbie is a Board Member of the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, the South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging and also volunteers time to assist with the Samaritan Alzheimers Association. She established and continues to provide guidance to several support groups within Sun Towers which are open to the public which include: Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Grief, Loss or Depression, Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group, Parkinsons, Low Vision, Diabetes and C.O.A.P (Children of Aging Parents). For information about the support groups, please contact Debbie at 813-892-2990. Thana Mayes Joins Keller Williams RealtyTeam Leader Gary Kaukonen has announced that Thana Mayes has recently joined the South Shore Keller Williams Realty Office. Thana and her husband, Brent, recently moved to Florida from Virginia, and we were very pleased that Thana has chosen our office to begin her Florida real estate career. With our cutting-edge technology and web-based training support, we expect Thana to have a long and successful career with Keller Williams Realty, said Kaukonen. To learn more about Keller Williams Realty, call Gary Kaukonen at 813-641-8300.On Friday, Sept. 23 the new Chase Bank in Riverview hosted a special grand opening celebration including a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Branch Manager, Sharon Moss and friendly staff are a close-working team dedicated to meeting the communitys banking needs. Chase Bank is located 10391 Big Bend Road in Riverview. To learn more call (813) 672-0524 or visit online www.chase.com. 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OCTOBER 13, 2011 21 CLARKE AUTOMOTIVE CLARKE AUTOMOTIVEOPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY Everything we do keeps your car in warranty FREE BRAKE CHECK: New brake pads, resurface front rotors, repack front wheel bearing (if applicable), add brake fluid, inspect hydraulic suystem. Additional parts/service often needed at extra cost. Limited warranty 12 months or 12,000 miles whichever comes first. No other discounts apply. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with other coupons. Exp. 11/17/112-WHEEL FRONT DISC BRAKE SERV.$20 OFF Check Engine Light On?Most vehicles. No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. See store for details. Exp. 11/17/11FULL ENGINEDIAGNOSTIC SPECIAL$4995Value $91 Includes: Visual Inspection of tires, belts & hoses, horn/lights, brakes, shocks/struts, exhaust, wipers, suspension, air and breather filter. Most cars/light trucks. Disassembly to perfect inspection may result in additional charges. Present coupon to receive savings. No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. See store for details. Exp. 11/17/11MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONFREEValue$3995 AAA Discount Includes: Inspect belts, compressor & hoses, leak test entire system. (Freon extra). Most cars and light trucks. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with other coupons or specials.Exp. 11/17/11A/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. 11/17/11ANY 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 10/27/11 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 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!!! Please join SSYPA members for their October events. The SSYPA is collecting new, unwrapped toys for its Toys for Tots Holiday Drive. Bring one to the following events and get in free. SSYPA After Hours Casual Networking with LikeMinded Young Professionals in your Community Coffee Talk Morning Multitasking: Professional Development over Coffee Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7:30-9 a.m. at Apollos Bistro, 6520 Richies Way, Apollo Beach. Free for members, $5 for guests unless they bring a new, unwrapped toy. The speaker is Joel Meek, agent and owner of All Bay Insurance Group. He will present, Protecting Yourself as a Young Professional. Topics will include an overview of life insurance and liability insurance and how individuals can protect themselves, their businesses, and their families. Originally from Tennessee, Joel completed his Bachelors degree in Finance in 1998. Following college, he accepted an analyst position for a local trucking company. After two years, he began his insurance career as a financial analyst for Allstate Insurance in Nashville, Tenn. A few years later, he was moved to Allstates corporate office in Northbrook, Ill., where he served as a financial manager and consultant. Joel Meek In 2006, he and his wife Irma moved to Florida to open All Bay Insurance Group. Joel and Irma currently reside in Ruskin with their two children Amelia and Brody. Joel is an active member of the South Shore community. He is President-Elect of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of the South Shore Round Table, Treasurer of the South Shore Young Professionals, and an active member of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce and South Shore Business Association.South Shore Young Professional Association plans eventsAbout Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 200 boardcertified physicians representing 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic continues the legacy of improving the delivery of health care at the Main Clinic, 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at 16 other convenient locations in Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com. Watson Clinic is pleased to welcome Peter J. McDonnell, MD, to their team of expert specialists. Dr. McDonnell is a vascular surgeon who specializes in the evaluation and medical, endovascular and open surgical treatment of arterial and venous diseases. Dr. McDonnell received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University/The Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, IL, where he also performed his internship in general surgery. He then performed his residency in general surgery at Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI, and his fellowship in vascular surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Dr. McDonnell is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Vascular Surgery, Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery, the Florida Medical Association, and the Polk County Medical Association. He is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery with a certificate of added qualifications in vascular surgery. Dr. McDonnell will see patients from the Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland. Appointments are scheduled at 863-680-7490. More information and physician credentials are available online at www.WatsonClinic.com.Peter J. McDonnell, MDVascular surgeon joins Watson ClinicBusiness News Business slow? Need to advertise? 813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.net We print newsletters, bulletins, post cards, membership directories, tickets, posters, letterhead, envelopes, etc. Call us for ALL business printing needs. 813-645-4048 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING Car Negotiating HelpI just recently purchased an economy car, and I would like to share the following tip. Take along your own calculator and Consumer Amortization Guide. The guide lists debt amounts and payment required to repay this debt. They can be purchased in any bookstore. The car salesmen try to get you to agree to a payment amount, and then they structure the deal (assign you an interest rate) that matches the payment amount and years to repay. It took me an hour to get them to tell me what interest rate we "qualified" for based upon our credit histories. Needless to say, we went through our credit union and saved 4 1/2% per year. 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22 OCTOBER 13, 2011 Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy r Fully Insured & Bonded Fully Insured & BondedSUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE 24-HOUR TOWING Se Habla Espaol Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City Center BRAKE SPECIALOIL CHANGE Emergency Services813-645-7653 Monday Friday 8 a.m. 5:30 p.m.$99$2495Includes Labor, Turn Rotors. Most Cars & Light Trucks. Per Axle + PadsMost cars & light trucksSummertimeAC Check$2995+ FreonMost cars & light trucks.Must present coupon for special price. Must present coupon for special price. Must present coupon for special price. 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 SCREEN ROOMS Check the... Quality Difference PriceKen Knox, Contractor Lic. #RX0057641Our Customers are our Best Advertisement 813-645-3529Each and every crew at Knox Alum. has a minimum of 15 years experience building jobs in the South County area. Check out our web site at www.KnoxAluminum.com Over 30 Years Experience Special of Ruskin UF researchers reportBeneficial bacteria can help keep Florida coral healthyGAINESVILLE, Fla. Bacteria that could potentially help corals resist the devastating disease white pox have been found by researchers at the University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory. The findings could help maintain the health of Floridas coral reefs, which bring in billions of dollars to the state annually and are important for tourism, fisheries, shoreline protection and pharmaceutical research. Coral reefs are a major attraction for tourists in Florida, said Max Teplitski, a microbiologist and an associate professor at UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. They support the economies of South Florida, and theyre also important for fisheries and, in general, healthy ecosystems. Unfortunately, in the past 20 years, corals have been degrading due to global environmental changes and direct human impacts, like overfishing and other pressures, he said. And also, diseases have been wiping out stressed corals in South Florida. White pox is caused by Serratia marcescens, a bacterium that commonly occurs in feces of animals and is capable of attacking a variety of animals and plants. To combat white pox, Teplitski and a team of researchers began studying the interactions between the pathogen that causes the malady and other microorganisms that live on corals. Their findings are detailed in a study Teplitski co-authored in this months issue of The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. Corals are ancient creatures that recruit microorganisms such as bacteria to protect themselves from disease. Their characteristic structure is built by animals known as polyps. In the study, the researchers screened several hundred bacteria isolated from coral and non-coral polyps for the ability to help ward off white pox. The researchers found four bacteria that stopped white pox disease progression under controlled laboratory conditions and, to some degree, protected the polyps from getting sick. They also noted that polyps containing the bacteria survived white pox infection, whereas those without the bacteria died. Based on these results, scientists may begin checking individual polyps for the presence of beneficial bacteria before introducing them into a reef system as part of coral reef restoration. Kim Ritchie, senior scientist and manager for the marine microbiology program at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, said Floridas coral reefs are some of the sickest in the world. They seem to be in the worst shape, said Ritchie, a co-author of the study. But the more we can learn about the balance of beneficial bacteria and pathogenic bacteria, the easier it will be to help the coral reefs in the Keys become healthier. The research was funded by sales of Protect Our Reefs specialty license plates, a statewide program administered by Mote Marine Laboratory Inc. Learn more at www.mote.org/4reef. Study authors also include Ali Alagely, a former UF undergraduate student, and Cory Krediet, a doctoral student in the interdisciplinary ecology program at UFs School of Natural Resources and Environment.BY IFAS PHOTOGRapAPHER T TYLER JONEsSPolyps are shown growing (right) in a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences laboratory. To help combat the devastating disease of coral known as white pox, researchers at the University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory began researching the interactions between the pathogen that causes the malady and other microorganisms that live on coral. They screened several hundred bacteria isolated from coral and non-coral polyps and found four bacteria that stopped white pox disease progression under controlled laboratory conditions and, to some degree, protected the polyps from getting sick. FWC PHOTOHOTOStone crab claw harvest season opens Oct. 15 for both recreational and commercial harvesters. Claws must be at least 2 inches in length to be harvested legally.Stone crab season to open; FWC extending state regulations into federal waters Get your claw-crackers ready, because Floridas recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest seasons open Saturday Oct. 15. Stone crab claws must be at least 2 inches in length to be harvested legally, but claws may not be taken from egg-bearing female stone crabs. Recreational harvesters are allowed to use up to five stone crab traps, and there is a daily bag limit of one gallon of claws per person or two gallons per vessel, whichever is less. Recreational and commercial traps may be baited and placed in the water beginning Oct. 5, but none may be pulled until Oct. 15. The season lasts until May 16, 2012. Though stone crab harvest rules will remain the same, the FWC voted in June to extend state management regulations for stone crabs into federal waters. This came after the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voted to repeal the Fishery Management Plan for stone crabs in federal waters and allow the FWC to manage them in all waters surrounding Florida. This change goes into effect Oct. 24. For more information on harvesting stone crabs for fun, as well as commercial stone crab regulations and licensing information, go to MyFWC.com/Rules and click on Fishing Saltwater. Visit the Fresh from Florida website at FL-seafood.com for ideas on how to turn your stone crab catch into a feast the family will love. Marinated Stone Crab Claws 1 pound Florida stone crab claws 1 cup tarragon vinegar 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cup Florida sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 cloves garlic, minced salad greens Crack the claws and remove the outer shell leaving meat attached to one side of the claw. Combine vinegar, oil, sugar, salt and garlic; mix until sugar and salt are dissolved. Pour over crab claws; cover. Marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours. Drain. Serve on a bed of salad greens as an appetizer.

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 23 SUN CITY CENTER Marketplace at Cypress Creek, 729 Cortaro Drive, Unit 15 813.633.6767 Find us online!Many Medicare advantage plans provide up to $1,000 in hearing aid coverage. Ask us about your conversationOur commitment to your hearing is clearer than ever before. Visit HEARx soon, and let our hearing health thats perfect for your needsand your budget. wide range of hearing aids hearing providers across the US In business years... 25 and still HEAR! Save up to$750on each hearing aid purchased.**Limit one trade in per hearing aid. Not valid with other offers or discounts. Offer expires 10/31/11. TRADE UP TO BRAND NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE DIGITAL MODELS Best Value in Hearing Aids! Join us on: Your insurance plan may cover hearing aids. Call today to inquire.WELCOME HUMANA MEMBERS 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! Come to play or come to watch. Either way, Youll have a great time!Spectator or participant? Its your choice at our community Sports Day event, sponsored by Freedom Plazas Golfview Terrace Apartment Complex. All activities have been designed for those in their golden years and loving them. Well have big games, big prizes and big fun. Youll have the opportunity to tour our Golfview Apartments, enjoy the avor of our nger licking bar-b-que and learn how to improve your golf swing! Be a sport. Join us for Sports Day just for the fun of it! NEW Pickleball Court Volleyball Horse Shoes Shuffleboard Bocce Ball Croquet Bar-b-QueA Life Care CommunityExceptional Experiences Every DaySM1010 American Eagle Boulevard, Apt. 114 Sun City Center, FL 33573 www.brookdaleliving.comWednesday, November 210 a.m. to 2 p.m.RSVP by October 26 to (813) 634-1824.Be a Sport! Bargains for a good causeWith cool temperatures and blue skies that remained so before the rain began later in the day, it was a bargain hunters paradise in the parking lot of Century 21 Beggins Enterprises on Saturday with the Beggins Bazaar, a huge garage sale in which people purchased items based not on prices but on how much they were willing to donate. The event was part of the annual fundraising by Beggins Enterprises for Easter Seals. The company is a leader in fundraising for the charitable organization in the Tampa Bay area, as well as one of the biggest fundraisers among all Century 21 offices nationwide. Easter Seals is an organization founded in 1907 dedicated to providing services, education, outreach and advocacy for people living with disabilities. For more information, visit www. easterseals.com. For more information about Century 21 Beggins, visit www.c21beggins.com.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSOne young shopper found some very unique items to take home. Sometimes treasures could be found hiding in boxes and tubs. Laura Minutello, Ms. Wheelchair Florida runner up, attended the event. Minutello, born with cerebral palsy, is a psychology major at the University of Central Florida with plans to pursue a masters degree. Shes the reason were doing this, said one Beggins employee at the fundraiser. From clothing to furniture and even a basketball hoop, there were treasures to be found at the Beggins Bazaar fundraiser. Shoppers could even get their cars washed.

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Photo courtesy of Getty Images www.ObserverNews.netIN YOUR BACKy Y ARDSECTION BOOCTOb B ER 13, 2011SRnt Eerily Good Eats For a super-simple treat make Crunchy Ghosts: Pick up bags of minimarshmallows, popcorn, chocolate chips and a stick of butter. Microwave about 40 minimarshmallows and 2 TBLSP of butter in a bowl, until completely melted. Pour the mix over popped popcorn and toss well so all the popcorn is evenly coated and sticky. Then, using hands that have been well-greased with remaining butter, form the popcorn into oval shapes chocolate chips on your ghost for eyes.Set up a cookie decorating station and let guests create their own monstrously good goodies.FAmMIlLY FEAtTUREsS Make no bones about it Halloween is all about having some spine-tingling fun. This year, why not share the scare by hosting a Trick-or-Treat party for school friends or even the neighborhood? With these tips and ideas, you can throw a monster bash on a budget thats not frightening at all.Set a Spooktacular SceneWhether you want to go all-out scary or keep it all in good fun, you can combine store-bought decora tions with homemade creations to save money. Line fake gravestones along your walkway. Buy them pre-made, or make them yourself using foam or cardboard and spray paint. Perch eerie, fake birds near your doorway, and hang cobwebs anywhere you can reach. Place creepy-crawlies, like plastic spiders, everywhere. your yard the designs get more elaborate every year, and they store Turn an inexpensive, thrift-store stockpot into a spooky kitchentable centerpiece. Just add dry ice and warm water for frightfully fun fog. A Always wear gloves when you handle dry ice and always store it in a ventilated container. A A jack-o-lantern is a Halloween classic. E Easy stencils make complex witch, werewolf and scary-face designs a breeze. U Use rechargeable outdoor tea lights and Halloween-themed string lights as safer alterna tives to candles. Build a scarecrow all you need is wooden garden stakes, pillows, straw and old clothes. U Use unexpected items in a whole new way. Spray paint branches or old lamps black and orange and use them as centerpieces; make spooky skeleton cut-outs with poster board; use toilet paper to wrap someone up in a nifty mummy costume; or bring the outdoors in with hay bales and mums.Frightfully Fun GamesKids and grownups alike will get a kick out of these Halloween games. Halloween Charades Write down Halloween characters, places and things on pieces of paper. Fold the papers and put them in a bowl. Then have each person, in turn, pick a piece of paper and act out the written words until the games audience guesses whats being acted out. Want more competition? Split the group into teams and award candy prizes for correct answers. Pin the Nose on the Pumpkin Y Y oull need a pumpkin (either real or made out of orange construction paper), pushpins or tape, a blindfold and several pumpkin noses (black construction paper will work). Draw eyes and a mouth on your pumpkins face, and hang it up. Blindfold a player, spin them around, hand them a paper nose (secured with a pushpin for adults and tape for children) and direct them toward the pumpkin. The player who attaches the nose closest to the right spot wins. Y Y ou could also play Pin the Wart on the Witch, or Pin the Smile on the Scarecrow. Pumpkin Decorating Contest Set out markers, stickers, glue, construction paper, buttons and other household items. Give guests a pumpkin and a decoration time frame. A A ward prizes for the Prettiest, Scariest and Most I Interesting. Dont want winners or losers? Let kids decorate and take home their pumpkins.Bewitching CostumesIIf you dont have the time or patience to sit down and sew a costume, thats okay. This is one of the reasons Walmart has so many costumes in stock at prices that wont scare you.I If you want to go the extra mile and create some gory additions to your costumes, whip up some fake blood, wounds and face paint. Face Paint: Combine 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1/4 teaspoon water and 1/4 teaspoon food coloring with 1/2 cup of cold cream. Wound: Petroleum jelly makes creepy wound shapes. Fill the wound with 2 or 3 drops of red food coloring and a pinch of cocoa powder. Fake Blood: Mix 1 teaspoon red food color ing and 1 squirt of dish soap with 2/3 cup white corn syrup. Just be sure to keep your fake blood away from your mouth and eyes. For more Halloween party tips, decoration ideas and activities, visit www.walmart.com/halloween.

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2B OCTOBER 13, 2011 THE PAIN STOPS HERE T H E P A I N S T O P S H E R E Medicare and most insurances accepted Learn why youre in pain and how to stop it. Learn why youre in pain and how to stop it.Free Seminar with Dr. Ken WetheringtonTue. November 15th 12PM Ozzies Buffet in Sun CityPlease call for a reservationFree Seminar with Dr. Ken WetheringtonNon-Surgical Non-Invasive Lifetime ReliefA newspaper advertising supplement distributed in one or more of the following publications: The Tampa Tribune, Hernando Today, Highlands Today, CENTRO Tampa, Suncoast News and the publications of Sunbelt Newspapers.LV51360The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for any other service, exam or treatment which it performed as a a result of and within 72 hours of responding to this advertisement for free discounted or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Whit this coupon. New patients only, if clinically necessary. Medicare not eligibleRSVP OB4Free Lunch ServedCall today for a reservation. October is Floridas Greenways and Trails Month time to celebrate! The signature image for the 2011 Florida Greenways and Trails Month is that of the Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trailthe first state rail-trail to be paved in Florida. After twenty years of service, the Trail was recently resurfaced and widened. A ribbon cutting to mark the reopening of the Tallahassee-St. Marks Trail will help kick off Greenways and Trails Month. Caloosa Golf League SCC 50th Anniversary TournamentAccording to Russ Stutz, tournament director, registrations are now being accepted for a scramble golf tournament (four-person teams) on Oct. 30. The tournament is part of SCCs 50th Anniversary event schedule at Caloosa Golf & Country Club Pro Shop. A 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at Caloosa Golf & Country Club will get the scramble tournament underway. Play will be limited to 30 teams. (Teams must bring their own golf carts.) Cost for the day will be $80 per team, payable to Caloosa Golf & CC. After the tournament, participants will gather for a social period with wine, cheese and door prizes. There will also be a 50-50 raffle. For more information call Russ Stutz, 634-4084. October is the perfect time of year to celebrate the health, wealth and happiness to be found through Floridas beautiful trails and greenways and the nature-based tourism they support. Governor Rick Scott has proclaimed the month of October as Florida Greenways and Trails Month. The Florida Park Service and its Office of Greenways and Trails invites you to take part in this signature program to highlight the benefits and value of the states diverse trail network. Trail-related activities throughout the state will include festivities such as dedications, educational exhibits, trail rides, paddling excursions, bird and butterfly viewing programs, trail blazing and clean-up events will be listed on this website and updated weekly. To register an event for Florida Greenways and Trails Month, please submit a registration form. For more information call (850) 245-2052 or email kae.craig@dep. state.fl.us. To learn more about the activities planned throughout the state, as listed by region and date, see the statewide Greenways and Trails Month calendar at FloridaStateParks.org. 1st place winner with 115 $6.00 John Mc Dougal Tom Montgomery Bob Brown 2nd place winner with 117 $5.00 Bob Dufresne John Franks Jim Brubaker 3rd place winner with 118 $4.00 Ron Jewell Bill Stonefield Roy Long 4th place winner with 120 $3.00 Jim Bodner Max Jessup Chuck Reeves Hogans golf1st : Rich Lucidi, 4 skins 2nd : Rube Jones, 3 skins 3rd : Burt Easter, 2 skins Low-net: Rube Jones 74 Low-gross: Rube Jones 93 Also playing: Anna Kuhnley & new member Bob MayhewGOLF

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 3B Sarasota Opera artists to appearArtists from Sarasota Opera will appear in concert on the stage of Freedom Plaza at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1. This program is open to all who enjoy beautiful music sung by beautiful voices and will include Broadway melodies as well as familiar operatic arias. A refreshment period after the concert will allow the audience to meet and greet these budding opera stars. Tickets for $10 can be reserved by calling Peggy (642-1213) or, if still available, will be sold at the door. All proceeds go to the Sarasota Opera Apprentice Program. Nov. 1 marks the 10th consecutive year young artists from Sarasotas Apprentice program have appeared at Freedom Plaza as Ambassadors of Opera. These young singers are already well on their way to operatic careers having graduated from music collegessome holding postgraduate degreessung with various companies and paid their dues. They won a years contract with Sarasota Opera through grueling competition and are now taking advantage of hands-on (or should we say (voice-on) training with a major opera company, a necessary step on the road to opera stardom. Artists from the Sarasota OperaVisit Simmons Park after darkE.G Simmons Park will be having its 2nd annual Simmons Park after Dark on Oct. 28, from 5-10 p.m. and Oct. 29, from 5-11 p.m. There will be a 1/2 mile haunted trail reommended for ages 10 and up, a kids hayride around the park and many other family friendly activities. Food and beverages will be sold at the event. There is a $2 park entry fee per vehicle up to 8 people. The haunted trail and hayride will be one ticket and each tickets costs $5. Cash only For more information contact E.G. Simmons Park, 2401 19 Ave. NW in Ruskin (813) 617-7655.HCAB Management Committee Schedules MeetingThe Hillsborough County Health Care Advisory Board Management Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 13 from 3-5 p.m., in Conference Room B on the 26th Floor of County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. For more information, contact Tina Brown, Health and Social Services, at 301-7364.Code Enforcement Board Will MeetThe Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Board will meet Friday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Boardroom of County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa. The Board is authorized to hear violations concerning all codes and ordinances of Hillsborough County in order to maintain health and safety standards. Any person who decides to appeal the decision of the Code Enforcement Board with respects to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. An appeal must be filed within thirty (30) days after the execution of the Code Enforcement Boards Order. For more information, contact Karen Matches, Citizen Boards Support Manager, 272-7181.Contract Negotiations with AFSCME Union ScheduledPursuant to Florida Statute 286, notice is hereby given that a contract negotiation session between Hillsborough County BOCC and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 167 has been set for Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at 9 a.m. at the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner, 11025 N. 46th St. Tampa, Fl 33617 For more information, call John Wever, Manager, Labor Relations & Workforce Planning, Human Resources Professional Development at 276-2755.Animal Advisory Subcommittee Will MeetA Hillsborough County Animal Advisory Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed changes to the Ordinance pertaining to community cat issues. The meeting will be held at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 3607 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa. The public is invited to attend. There will be a time scheduled for any public comments. For more information, call Animal Services, 744-5660.Seeking new membersThe U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 75 Ruskin provides free, no-obligation Vessel Safety inspections for recreational boaters. These safety inspections take about 15 minutes and are available from 10 a.m. until noon at Simmons Park [Ruskin] on the first and third Saturday of the month and at Williams Park [Gibsonton] on the second and fourth Saturday, also from 10 a.m. to noon. 813645-6984. Looking for a rewarding way to help others? Have some spare time? The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 75 Ruskin, invites you to their open house at the Eberhardt Bldg. 909 North Course Ln. in Sun City Center on Saturday Oct. 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Open to US Citizens, men and women, over 18. Refreshments served. Call 813-633-5416 for further information.Open auditions have begunApplications are being taken for the 1st Competition & Talent Show hosted by Hacienda Heights Activities Committee, set for the finals on March 31, 2012, to be held at Hacienda Heights Community Center, 10731 El Paso Drive, Riverview, Florida 33569 (Off Highway 301, south of Boyette Rd). Grand Prize is $300.00. Top 4 spots get prizes. Semi finals and finals will be voted by a panel of judges and the audience. Possible future performances available for winners. Auditions are being held now until Oct. 31. Entry fee is $5. For more information and to make an appointment call Tony or Connie at 813-655-6920. Business slow? Advertise in The ObserverWe cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 42,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. 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4B OCTOBER 13, 2011 FAMILY FEATURES IIts fright night! Vampire-themed goodies cast a spooky spell on ghoulish guests this Halloween. T T o charm your gathering long past dawn, entertaining experts from Wilton recommend serving an array of lip-smacking snacks and a sip of blood red S Strawberry Cooler. T These supernatural recipe sensations are sure to summon vampires of all ages to enjoy your devilishly delicious treats...and maybe a few tricks.Pound Cake (recipe available at www. wilton.com) Dimensions 3-D Skull Pan Buttercream icing Black Icing Color Red Sparkle Gel Black string licorice Prepare pound cake in S Skull Pan following recipe instructions. Cool completely. A Assemble skull halves, attaching with icing, on cake board or serving plate.T T int small amount of icing black with icing color. T T int remainder of icing gray with small amount of black icing color. Fill in indented mouth and eye area dipped in cornstarch. Build up cheeks and nose with gray tinted icing. Cover skull with tip 18 gray stars. A Add tip 8 black outline eyebrows. Pipe tip 5 white teeth, fangs and eye highlights. A Add red S Sparkle Gel lips. I Insert licorice for hair. Roll-Out Cookie Dough (recipe available at www.wilton.com) Lips Comfort-Grip Cutter Royal icing Black Icing Color Red Icing Color White spice drops Granulated sugar White candy-coated gum pieces Red Sparkle Gel Prepare and roll out cookie dough. Cut cookies using L Lips Comfort-Grip Cutter. Bake and cool. T T int royal icing black and red. U Use tip 8 and outline lips with red royal starch. R Roll out spice drops on surface sprinkled with granulated sugar; cut into triangles for fangs. A Arrange gum teeth and spice drop fangs. Overpipe red lips with red S Sparkle Gel.Favorite cupcake recipe or mix Buttercream icing Knife Royal Icing Decorations Red Decorating Gel Bake favorite cupcakes in Halloween baking cups. Cool completely. I Ice cupcake top. I Insert knife icing decoration; add red decorating gel. Favorite cupcake recipe or mix Take A Bite Mark baking cups Buttercream icing Red Decorating Gel Red Colored Sugar Bake favorite cupcakes in T T ake A A Bite M Mark baking cups. Cool completely. Pipe tip 22 white buttercream swirl on cupcake top. A Add red decorating gel to cut area on baking cup. S Sprinkle with red colored sugar.1 package (16 ounces) frozen strawberries with no sugar added, thawed but still cool 1 package (.14 ounce) unsweetened strawberry soft drink mix 4 cups water 1-1/2 cups lemon-lime soda 1/3 cup granulated sugar Freaky Fingers Candy Straws (see below)I In the bowl of food processor, pulse frozen strawberries until completely pureed. S S train strawberries to remove seeds. I In large pitcher, combine strawberry puree, soft drink mix, water, lemonlime soda and sugar; stir until sugar dissolves. Pour into glasses; add ice, if desired, and Freaky Fingers Candy candy and sip. White Candy Melts Skeleton Fingers Pretzel Mold Drinking strawsM Melt Candy M Melts following package instructions; pour into S Skeleton Fingers M Mold. I Insert drinking straw straw to cover with melted candy. R Refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. R Remove from mold.TTo raise a few hairs at your Halloween bash, add a collection of were wolf treats that are sure to satisfy your hungry pack. Party guests will be digging their fangs into Wickedly Wonderful Werewolf Pops and Werewolf Furry Finger Cookies. S So bring your appetite because the Wilton T T est Kitchen has baked up a cauldron of confections for this spooky season...take a bite.Round Cookie Pop Pan 2 tablespoons margarine or butter 2 cups miniature marshmallows 3 cups crisp chocolatecoated rice cereal 8 8-inch Cookie Sticks Dark Cocoa Candy Melts Yellow Candy Melts Brown candy-coated chocolates Candy corn S S pray R R ound Cookie Pop Pan and spatula or wooden spoon with vegetable pan spray. I In large microwave-safe bowl, melt margarine and marsh mallows together; stir to com bine. A Add cereal; stir until well coated. Press into prepared pan, leaving top edge uneven. I Insert Cookie S Sticks. L Let cool; remove from pan. R Repeat with remaining cereal mixture, reheating mixture in microwave if needed to make it easier to work with. R Reserve any leftover cereal. With knife, cut dark cocoa Candy M Melts into fourths; with melted candy, attach 2 to the top of each pop, pointed side up, for ears. Cut 1/4 off yellow Candy M Melts; attach 2 larger pieces with melted candy for eyes. A Attach candy-coated chocolate pupils and nose. Cut pointed end from candy corn; attach for teeth with melted candy. A Add additional small pieces of cereal mixture for eyebrows. A Arrange pops in seasonal container. Pound Cake (recipe available at www.wilton.com) 3-D Cuddly Bear Set White Rolled Fondant 2 dowel rods Chocolate Buttercream Icing (recipe available at www.wilton. com) Rotary Cutter 2 each Bright Green and Purple Sugar Sheets! Edible Decorating Paper Piping Gel (optional) 1 each Bright Yellow, Light Pink, White and Black Sugar Sheets! Edible Decorating Paper Flaked coconut Brown and Black Icing Color Bake and cool pound cake recipe following pan instructions. Cool inch fondant logs; insert dowel rods, leaving 2 inches of dowel rod exposed. I Insert into cake for arms.S Spatula ice cake and arms with chocolate buttercream icing, build ing up ears to a point at top of head. With R Rotary Cutter, cut two purple shirt shapes and two green pants shapes from S Sugar S Sheets! A Attach to front and back of bear, wrapping around to meet, using piping gel, if desired. Cut out pink triangles for ears, yellow eyes, black circle pupils and nose, black mouth and white triangle fangs; attach. T T int coconut with brown and black icing color; press into icing for fur. T T int small amount of choco late icing black; add tip 22 pull-out star claws on ends of arms.Makes about 3 dozen cookies Finger Cookie Pan 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cocoa powder Flaked coconut Brown Icing Color Black spice drops Finger Cookie Pan cavities with vegetable pan spray.I In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and salt and cocoa powder; add to butter mixture. Beat until well blended. Press dough into prepared brown around edges. Cool in pan tap pan to remove cookies. Cool completely on cooling grid.I In resealable plastic bag, place coconut with icing color; knead parchment or waxed paper. A Attach in small clumps on cooled cookies with melted candy. R R oll out spice drops on surface sprinkled with granulated A Attach to cookies with melted candy. For additional Halloween ideas and directions for making all your vampire and werewolf goodies, go to www.wilton.com.

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 5B AppetizersCheck out our new menu!Runaway Bay Crab CakeJumbo lump crab cake, roasted red pepper sauce, crisp onion straws and key lime garlic aioliCalamari SofritoTender breaded calamari strips topped with sweet and spicy peppers and served with our robust island sofrito sauceCoconut Shrimp panko and fresh coconut served with mango citrus mustard sauceBleu Cheese Potato ChipsHomemade chips topped with our herb cream sauce, bleu cheese crumbles, applewood bacon, scallions and crisp onion straws.Tuna TsunamiSeared ahi tuna paired with our sesame marinated calamari salad, wakami, and a trio of saucesTiki Shrimp SkewerSugar cane skewered island spiced shrimp with pia colada salsaLobster & Shrimp QuesadillaSpinach, red onions, peppers and cheese. Served with tomato salsa, guacamole, and chipotle sour creamConch FrittersBahamian classic served with chili horseradish and citrus mustard sauceTostones and fried crisp, topped with chicken, mushrooms, cheese and tomato salsaEntreesSEAFOOD Coconut Cashew Curried ShrimpJumbo shrimp sauteed with fresh pineapple and simmered in our island coconut curry sauce. Served over rice and topped with coconut, cashews and crisp onion straws. With mango salsa and sugar snap peas.Seafood PaellaAssorted seafood, chicken, sausage, yellow rice.Pan Seared Diver ScallopsJumbo seared sea scallops topped with island chimi churri and served with black beans and yellow rice, asparagus, red pepper cream sauce and black bean papaya salsa.Lobster & Shrimp LinguiniSauteed lobster and shrimp with mushrooms. Served in our brandy herb cream sauce.FRESH FISH DAILYCHICKEN Montego Bay ChickenGrilled chicken with creamy roasted red pepper and chimi churri sauce. Served with fried yucca, sofrito and tomato salsa.Jerk Chicken Pasta AntiguaSauteed jerk spiced chicken, mushrooms and asparagus tossed in our roasted red pepper cream sauce, tossed with penne pasta and topped with herbed feta cheese.BEEF & PORK Top Sirloin San Miguel10 oz. fresh center cut sirloin with pepper jack cheese and caramelized onions over our citrus rum bordelaise sauce. Served with Yucatan potatoes, papaya salsa.Smothered Pork MontserratSauteed pork tenderloin medallions layered with creamed spinach and topped with our citrus rum sauce. Served with Yucatan potatoes, broccoli and tropical salsa.DessertsBananas SupremeWarm banana bread with fresh sliced bananas topped with butterscotch brandy sauce, whipped cream, toasted almonds and mint. Served with vanilla bean ice cream.Mango, Passion Fruit Cheesecake SwirlLayers of sweet mango infused cheesecake swirled with tart passion fruit and fresh cut tropical fruitChocolate Tres Leches 3 milks and topped with a chocolate genache.Pia Colada Bread PuddingWarm tropical bread pudding with a coconut cream anglaise.Key Lime PieOur famous homemade pie with a graham cracker crust and fresh meringue topping, not too sweet, not too tart. Below is just a sampling of our extensive new menu! Come enjoy our view of the Bay or a beautiful sunset while experiencing our delicious new menu items611 Destiny Dr. Ruskin(813) 645-3291staylittleharbor.com 2011 a banner year for two Florida sea turtle speciesLearn about bears, have family fun at Black Bear Festival The Florida sea turtle nesting season has come to an end, and there is good news for two of Floridas federally endangered sea turtle species. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and its partners documented a record high annual nest count for green turtles in Florida. Leatherback turtles also had a high number of nests, with the count falling just shy of the previous high mark in 2009. Loggerheads, the species that nests most commonly in Florida, did not have an increase in numbers this year. The nest count for this federally threatened sea turtle was close to average for the previous five years. However, since 1998, the trend in the number of loggerhead nests is a general decline. Were pleased with the green turtle and leatherback nesting totals in 2011, said Dr. Blair Witherington, an FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute scientist. Nesting by both species has been rising dramatically and can be attributed at least in part to major conservation efforts over the past few decades. However, our loggerhead nesting totals have declined or are at best stable, which suggests that this species has a different, and perhaps more difficult, set of conservation challenges, he said. Nest counts are performed each year through Floridas Index Nesting Beach Survey, which was created to measure seasonal sea turtle nesting, and to allow for accurate comparisons of beaches and years. The standardized index counts take place on 255 miles of selected beaches along both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. In one of the largest wildlife counts in the nation, hundreds of FWC partners diligently survey Floridas nesting beaches throughout the sea turtle nesting season. We are grateful for the large number of partners and volunteers that make this survey possible, Witherington said. Without them, we couldnt collect nesting data on such a large scale. The FWCs role in coordinating Floridas sea turtle nest counts is funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and sales of the states sea turtle license plate. For more information about sea turtle nest counts, visit MyFWC. com/Research, click on Wildlife, then click on Nesting under the Sea Turtle heading. Sick or injured sea turtles can be reported by contacting the FWC Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404FWCC (3922).(FWC PHOTO BY BBLAIR WITHERINGTON)A leatherback sea turtle hatchling emerges from a nest in St. Lucie County. Events like the Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival help Floridians of all ages learn more about the states largest land mammal.(FWC PHOTO)As fall settles into the Big Bend, the Florida black bear begins foraging for winter. Its a perfect time to celebrate the states largest land mammal. Come out for the third annual Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival, an event dedicated to helping people understand and live in harmony with the Florida black bear. The family-oriented festival is Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sands Park in Carrabelle. The festival is free and a great way for families to spend the day together doing something fun and educational. The small, Gulf-side community of Carrabelle is in Franklin County, which sits in the heart of Apalachicola National Forest, one of Floridas biggest undeveloped habitats for black bears. Our goal is for festival-goers to learn everything they always wanted to know about the Florida black bear and more, said David Telesco, bear management program coordinator for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Helping people understand bear behavior is one of the primary goals for the festival. If people who live in bear country understand what makes bears tick, they will know what they can do to discourage bears from hanging around in their neighborhoods. Telesco will offer informative presentations about black bears and their biology. Betsy Knight will tell interesting stories about wildlife rehabilitation, and Laurie McDonald of Defenders of Wildlife will share tips on how to coexist with black bears. Other activities at the festival include exciting tours into bear habitat with Adam Warwick, an FWC biologist who gained instant fame by rescuing a black bear from drowning in the bay off Alligator Point. Join us in the storytelling tent, where you can sit on hay bales and enjoy stories from local authors or listen to great music by locally renowned southern rock and blues band King Cotton and folk musician Dale Crider. Bring your kids to the Come Be a Bear activity, and watch them transform into a black bear and learn about the life of a bear through the seasons. The festival is presented by the FWC, Defenders of Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Florida Forest Service, city of Carrabelle and the Franklin County Tourist Development Council. For more information about the third annual Forgotten Coast Black Bear Festival visit www.mycarrabelle.com or call the festival coordinator, Allen Loyd at 727-823-3888.

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6B OCTOBER 13, 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 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCCMeets in the Henry Gibson Social Hall of the Beth Israel Most people have to talk so they wont hear. May Sarton Basic Traditional Burial $2,500DIRECT CREMATION $925Zipperers Funeral Home813-645-6130includes 20-gauge steel casket EXP. 12/31/11 United Methodist Church welcomes new membersThe United Methodist Church of SCC is proud to welcome new members Lori L. Elder, Marian J. Irwin, Deborah Louise Earley, Patricia and Anthony Filliater, Sr., Herb and Shirley Silbert, Bob and Brenda White. Over the past year our congregation has grown almost 30 percent said Warren Langer, Senior Pastor at the church. We are truly blessed to welcome so many new members monthly, especially in the summer months! For information about events and activities at the United Church of Sun City Center, contact Jeff Jordan, Director of Music and the Arts, at 813-634-2539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, please visit our website at www.sccumc. com. Therapy group offered for caregiversThe Community Mental Wellness Center, in co-operation with Sun City Center United Methodist Church, is offering a therapy group for caregivers. The group is designed to develop coping skills for caregivers of older family members. Unlike a caregiver support group, the therapy group will focus on developing members cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills as well as learning to manage the stress of caregiving through structured skill-building exercises and group discussion led by licensed clinical social workers. Since this is a therapy group, participants will be screened and selected by the group facilitator and the number of participants will be limited to 8. Group members are expected to attend all group sessions. The group will meet weekly on Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 19 and ending Nov. 16, from 6:00 7:30 p.m. for 5 sessions and will address the following topics: Caregivers Have Feelings, Too; Caregiver Stress; Family Dynamics; Time & Stress Management and Self-Change Skills for the Future. The group meeting will be held at The Community Mental Wellness Center which is located at The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, Sun City Center. The cost of this dynamic therapy group is $250 for five sessions, Medicare and Tricare insurance is accepted. The group leaders of the therapy group for caregivers are Mary Kaplan LCSW and Edmond Dubreuil MSW, ACSW, RCSWI If you interested in attending the therapy group for caregivers or need more information call Edmond Dubreuil at 813-777-9777. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center, visit www.sccumc.com. New course offered Dreams and YouThere is a new addition to this course being taught during the fall semester, 2011, held at United Community Church 1501 LaJolla Ave., in Sun City Center. For those who have taken this course or attended Carol Oschmanns dream group sessions, you might not want to miss this new aspect. Of course, new people are always welcome. The course runs for six weeks starting today, Oct. 13 and ending Nov 17. from 10 a.m. to noon at the college, in the Rose Room. The college is located at 1501 LaJolla Ave in Sun City Center. For more information or to register call 813-634-8607. The charge for the entire course is $25. You may drop in for one or two sessions for $5 each.Chicken dinner at Ruskin United MethodistRuskin United Methodists Mens Club will sponsor a Chicken Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. at 105 4th Ave. NW, Ruskin (1 block behind the SunTrust Bank) Cost is $6 For any questions call 645-1241 Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.Fish FrySt. John the Divine Episcopal Church is hosting a fish fry on Oct. 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Sun City Center Campus at 1015 Del Webb Blvd. Tickets are on sale after each service or you may call the church office at 633-3970. Prices are: $8 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, free for children below 5 years old. There will be an additional $2 charge if you wait to buy at the door. All are welcome to attend!Community craft fair is Saturday eventCome to the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m. and enjoy your day with friends and neighbors. Its a special event dedicated to the sale of new, mostly hand-made items for your shopping pleasure, while partaking in the fellowship and fun. Begin your morning with coffee or tea and bake sale treats. Continue this wonderful experience, sitting down to everyones favorite lunch of soup, sandwiches and perhaps another treat from the bakery. Lunch will be served until 1 p.m. Nancy Lonsingers craft table is fantastic. She spent the summer putting together her famous potato pockets. This year the fabrics will feature the favorites dogs, cats, horses, birds and many new designs of red hats, purple butterflies, coffee and American flags.A potato pocket filled with a couple of potatoes makes for a delicious product after it is popped into the microwave. These potatoes can also be sliced and browned in olive oil as a treat for your taste buds. Each potato pocket comes with directions for potatoes and corn on the cob. They make perfect gifts, to send to love ones, as they are light in weight and wont break. Nancys Christmas decorations also include wreaths, angels and reindeer for the door and yard. For more information, call Terry Hood at 493-4957. PHOTO BY HHAZEL MARTINNancy Lonsinger

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OCTOBER 13, 2011 7BArea Obituaries 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. Beth Israel holdsOPEN HOUSEfor Prospective MembersBeth Israel, the Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, extends an invitation to the public to enjoy a bagel brunch, learn about our activities and meet the representatives of our various committees. We look forward to meeting you.Membership CommitteeSunday, October 23 11 a.m. 1 p.m.RSVP to: Arlene 633-3340 Shelly 634-8092 Make a MemoryPlans for a ministry weekend, Lets Make A Memory, Oct. 1215 are finalized. There will be meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday night, 10, 2, and 7 on thursday and friday and 10, 2, and 6 on saturday. Debbie Domer will sing and Randy Domer will be preach. There will be a ladies meeting and a mens meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday. The Crusaders Quartet from Columbus Ohio will sing on Friday and Saturday. The meetings will be held at the Church of God Cafeteria on Center St. in Wimauma. There is a $10 ticket per day per person. Bring a friend and make a memory. For more information call 321-258-5921.New Beginnings holds annual Fall Hog KillinOn Sunday Sept. 25 the congregation at New Beginnings enjoyed dinner on the grounds, Old Fashioned Day and the annual Fall Hog Killin. The congregation wore old fashioned clothing and brought their piggy banks to church. After service and a good meal they counted the change in their piggy banks. This year they raised $563 that will be used for the Thanksgiving food baskets for the needy. Lexy Hancock won the Top Hog trophy for bringing in the fattest hog with $101.43 in change.Pictured with trophy: Pastor Lewis Brady, Lexy Hancock Jeff Romain, 40, son of a well-known local housepainter, Ken Romain and his wife, Nan McNamara, R.N., died Oct. 9, 2011 of Huntingtons Disease. Jeff joined Ken and Nan 2 years ago in Sun City Center where he enjoyed the kindness of ladies water aerobics, the pool, the neighbors and family. Jeff left the Detroit area reluctantly because his guardian angel high school teammates were there. He had been well-liked by the guys in the six different sports in which he had participated. He was loved by the ladies for his sweet and gentle ways as well as his good looks. Huntingtons Disease robbed him of his dexterity but never of his sweetness. He still enjoyed the roller coasters, water parks, action movies and his xbox for as long as he could. Jeff faced and accepted the limitations of this genetic, terminal, neurological disease with courage. He will be missed by family and friends. His body has been donated to science. A Memorial Service and reception will be held at the home of Ken and Nan, 1615 Bentwood Dr., SCC on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 4-7 p.m. Friends, neighbors, and clients are welcome to celebrate Jeffs new life in heaven Jeff Romain Mary Jones KnearMary Jones Knear, 92, a former Dayton native died on Oct. 9, 2011, while living near family in Winder/ Jefferson, GA. At her request, no service will be held. Mary retired in 1981 after working for more than 35+ years for NCR. She then moved to Sun City Center Florida in 2001. In 2008 she moved to Winder and Jefferson, Georgia to be with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Knear in 1948, and her daughter, Carol Eby Keister in 2006. Condolences may be sent to 82 Drew Circle, Winder, GA 30680, or 371 Tanglewood Rd, Jefferson, GA 30549.In memory of The memories still bring smiles. You werent here long, but you left your mark and tatoos all around. We miss you. Love you, Mom, Dad, Courtney, Ninny, Donny & BoysJESSIE WAYNE DRIGGERS VITO11/5/91-10/17/09If the LORD had not been on our side when men attacked us, when their anger flared against us, they would have swallowed us alive; the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us, the raging waters would have swept us away. Psalm 124:2-5 h

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One of SSouth County biggest & best sales. 100s of homes participating. SSelling everything imaginable. 2 families. One day only. F F riday Oct. 14, 8am-? L Lots of Christmas. G Good prices. Queen air bed, power washer, clothes, misc. 505 Chipper D Dr., & 501 LLively Court, SSCC.G G arage sale. S S aturday, Oct. 15, 9am? F Fairmont Park, off 7th S St.SSW & DDomino DDr. EEverything must go.L Large estate. Oct. 13, 14, 15. 1718 D Del Webb Blvd., W. S SCC. 8am2pm. T Tools, books, china, pictures, holiday, small appliances, shoes, linens 2 family fabulous garage sale. F F riday & S S aturday, Oct. 14 & 15, 8am-12:30pm. 207 & 208 I I slip Way, S S CC. Home goods, furniture, linens, clothing & more. DDont miss it. GG arage sale. 1123 S S ignature D D r., (Off Platinum D Dr.,) S SCC. F Friday & S Saturday, 8am-2pm. LLots of items.G G arage sale, multi family. 602 E E S Shell Point R Rd., R Ruskin. S Saturday, 10/14, 7am-? 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