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www.ObserverNews.netApril 5, 2012 Volume 56 Number 11 2 SectionsTHE OBSERVER NEWS SCC residents have submitted a petition seeking another round of voting concerning the land swap near the North Lakes golf course. See page 3 PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8INSIDE: SECTION B: MEMBER WEST FLORIDA THE 2008BEST OF SOUTH SHORESCCs Oldest & Most Trusted Flooring Dealer Family Owned & Operated813-633-71161629 Sun City Center Plaza (near SCC Post Office)www.JohnMooreFloorCovering.com YOUR PURCHASE OF $1,999 OR MORE.Cannot be combined wtih any other offer. Not valid on prior purchases, sale or clearance items. Expires 5/31/12 Whatever happened about...By MELODY JAMESON%  Skyview HOASun City Center retirees in this long established homeowners association will not have to come up with $5,000, give or take a few hundred, to cover installation of a backflow valve on their master water meter at least for the time being. In January, the HOA, comprised of 14 single family homes along Council Drive built in the 1960s, learned its private residences had been labeled commercial property by Hillsboroughs Water Resource Services under WRS interpretation of the countys backflow ordinance. The ordinance categorizes five or more dwelling units receiving potable water from the public supply through a single meter as commercial property, a provision long considered as describing apartment and condo developments. Shocked to find their homes classified as commercial and lacking funds on hand to cover such high, unexpected expense, the seniors appealed to others for help, including The Observer which detailed the situation in its March 22 issues. The newspaper sought answers from county commissioners, emphasizing the highly questionable attempt to make an ordinance first drafted in 1994 retroactively enforceable on homes built 30 years earlier. WRS personnel have stated variously that the ordinance can and cannot be applied retroactively. That same week, Paul Vanderploog, county public utilities director, announced no further enforcement action against the Skyview group and another HOA until further noticed by the Public Utilities Department. Vanderploog indicated that notice is contingent on re-consideration of ordinance provisions by his department, county attorneys and Floridas Department of Environmental Protection. Operation Medicine CabinetCollection of outdated and unused prescription medications, conducted periodically in the South County by the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office, is scheduled for 9 AM to noon Thursday (April 5) at Community Hall, South Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center. See WHATEVER HAPPENED ABOUT, page 4Proposals for zoning overlay presented at Open HousePENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSBoy Scouts earning their Community Citizenship Badge, took one step closer to becoming Eagle Scouts by being involved in the Overlay Plan. Here, from left, are Alec Leslie, Rowdy Driggers, and Brandon Cusic along with Denise St. Sauveur, who supervised them while they worked on the project. By PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@pennyetcher.comRUSKIN County planners spoke to a packed house for the first time since meetings concerning a proposed zoning overlay along U.S. 41 from Big Bend Road to the Little Manatee River Bridge started 10 months ago. Instead of the usual 15 to 20 people, at least 80 packed into the meeting room at the South Shore Regional Library March 27 to see the many charts and drawings compiled after getting public input at monthly meetings for the last 10 months. Large posters showed the preferred methods of signs, landscaping, parking lot arrangement, and (for new or renovating businesses) building design. It was made clear that the building design requirements only apply to new construction of retail commercial or office space and not to residential or manufacturing or industrial plants. Planners said manufacturing and industrial plants were deliberately left out so future industry and jobs would not be discouraged in the areas already zoned for heavy commercial like the area surrounding the intersection of Big Bend Road and U.S. 41 all the way west to Tampa Bay. There are some specific rules that could apply to See OVERLAY OPEN HOUSE, page 10New life, new season PHOTO BY ROLF SULZBERGERTop winner of the SCC Photo Club Viewers Choice award was the above photo by Rolf Sulzberger aptly named Born Today. With thoughts of spring and rebirth during this week of Easter, these chicks had perfect timing. The voting took place at last months Fun Fest where nearly 2,500 ballots were cast for 61 entries. Read Mitch Traphagens story about a local artist and her one-woman exhibit on page 2, and dont miss his column Observations on page 14 See Section B for Holy Week services and other church-related news

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2 APRIL 5, 2012 Chefs Carving Station Entrees & Accompaniments Desserts Adults: $24.95 Children:$14.95 Sunset Grill at Little Harbor SoupGarde Manger Displays Endless Salad Bar Chilled Seafood Display Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time. Martin Luther John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.Everyone is invited...Come celebrate the gift of Easter with us at to celebrate the awesome gift of Easter!Christ the King Lutheran Church LCMS 11421 Big Bend RD Riverview, FL 33579 (813) 677-1332 Sunday, April 8, 2012 Sunrise Service 7 a.m. Easter Breakfast 8 a.m. Childrens Activities 9 a.m. Festival Service 10 a.m. SCC artist speaks volumes with her brushMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOBy %  itcren mitch@observernews.netSUN CITY CENTER Artist Virginia Laudano has a lot to say. Her words, what she sees and feels, come through as brush strokes on canvas and wood sometimes with quiet subtlety, sometimes more loudly, but always with underlying beauty consistent in an inconsistent world. She is a renowned artist, a teacher, and is completely open when talking about her work, from the basics to advanced topics. In Laudano, the teacher is equal to the artist. Laudanos art is now on display in a one-woman exhibit at the Sun City Center Art Gallery on Cherry Hills Drive. The exhibit will run through April 29 and features her work with oil, acrylic and watercolor. For anyone in South Hillsborough, it is well worth a visit and well worth taking time to examine each piece and to revel in the detail and intricacy that speaks volumes through Laudanos brush. Laudano is most famous for the oil painting, HOPE, which she completed in the weeks after the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. She envisioned the painting during a prayer meeting for the victims and began work on it immediately afterwards. The original painting is now on display on the 11th floor of the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York City, but prints of the painting were given to Presidents Obama and Bush, former Governor Jeb Bush, and thousands of others.Artist Virginia Laudano with her art in the Fine Arts Gallery at the Sun City Center Art Club. Her onewoman exhibit runs through April 29.Her current exhibit expands upon HOPE with an impression that life does indeed go on. Laudano captures moments of time and the beauty of the commonplace. The texture of her work brings life to her subjects in ways that no photograph can possibly manage. Her unique view on things many people may miss, along with her willingness to experiment, combines to create stunningly beautiful, contemporary, unique works that illustrate the beauty of the world around us. I love texture, I love space, and I love value, Laudano said of her work, referring to some of the elements of art. With a moment or two spent before any of her paintings, her love of those elements is clearly revealed, as is her long experience with color and how it interacts and separates. Within each piece in her exhibit, there is a message that the artist conveys with her brush. It is a message of beauty and of hope. Laudano is the recipient of numerous awards from art shows across the Tampa Bay area, and her art is in collections across the nation. She taught art at the Hillsborough Correctional Facility, has given workshops in acrylic painting and printmaking at the South Shore and Ruskin libraries, and currently teaches at the Sun City Center Art Club. Virginia Laudanos exhibit runs through April 29 in the Fine Arts Gallery at the Sun City Center Art Club on Cherry Hills Drive. For more information, email club president Kristine Littrell at klittrell@rochester.rr.com.

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APRIL 5, 2012 3 We are a AAA Approved Auto Repair CenterAt Home Auto Care, Inc.(exactly 1 mile south of SR 674/College Ave.)(813) 645-0339OPEN Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.www.athomeauto.netLic# MVS51635461044-34980 BRANDON PEST CONTROLPhone: (813) 685-7711Fax: (813) 685-360710 Locations in Florida, Georgia & Tennessee CALL FOR FREE INSPECTIONASK ABOUT TERMIDORCelebrating 38 Years in Business TERMITES? Permanent Hair Removal~FACIALS~ ELECTROLYSIS$40 per -hour Laurie Collier, RE, CCE101 Flamingo Drive, Ste. B & ECorner of US 41 & Flamingo DriveApollo Beach, FL 33572 Call for appt. 813-244-0341 Equal treatment could be critical to inmates futures By MELODY JAMESON%  BALM As the Hillsborough Correctional Institution here is being mothballed over the outspoken objections of inmates, volunteers and legislators, a supportive but thin legal thread remains untied down. It came out of an attempt to forestall the closure by Floridas Department of Corrections with a court-ordered injunction initiated by an inmate and filed by a sympathetic Tallahassee attorney. A Leon County circuit court judge denied the injunction plea but left the door open to a possible, eventual declaratory judgment based on an equal treatment argument. That argument, however, can be returned to the courtroom only by some of the women prisoners relocated to the Lowell Reception Center, a new section of the massive Lowell correctional complex near Ocala. And they must experience life at Lowell in order to make it. In the meantime, several inmates of Floridas first faithbased, character-building prison for women with a remarkably low recidivism rate and a volunteer base of mentors or teachers numbering in the hundreds, shared their reflections with The Observer. Patsy Mae Caksackkar, like hundreds of others, tried in February to persuade Gov. Rick Scott and Ken Tucker, acting secretary for the state corrections system, of HCIs importance. She related how she arrived at HCI nearly three years ago, coming from Lowell C.I. in a wheelchair emotionally and physically crippled. Today, she said, in HCI I have recovered. I can walk and I contribute daily That recovery she attributed to the encouragement of being treated with respect as a human being by staff on the HCI compound, regaining my identity and a renewed sense of self worth. She referred to the 22 certificates she earned at HCI upon completing a number of classes. At Lowell, she added, she could take just five classes during more than seven years there. She pointed to volunteers and mentors at HCI, noting I only knew eight volunteers at Lowell. In that facility, she stated, you lose your self-esteem and no one is there to help you. It may not be a perfect world, she concluded but this (HCI) is a perfect program for these women. Shelli Stone was raised in a single-parent household, surrounded by a substantial, loving family after her fathers death when she was five years old, she said. But, at 17 she was pregnant. Yet, by her 18th birthday she had finished high school and was enrolled in a community college. Then, she inherited a $40,000 lump sum. It opened the door to the party lifestyle, addiction to ecstasy and heroin, check forgery and grand theft, she admitted. And, in May, 1998, Shelli Stone, driving a stolen vehicle, was involved in a high speed chase ending in a crash that killed a sheriffs deputy and her own passenger. She survived to get a 34-year sentence for multiple counts, including vehicular homicide. Imprisoned in Lowell, she became a certified law clerk and in 2007 came to HCI, planning to continue the work. She completed more than 15 classes and became deeply involved in faith-related activities, she said. HCI works!, she asserted. My mind has been renewed and my heart has been transformed. Its important that HCI be maintained, she added, that an institution with the highest number of volunteer hours in the state and the lowest recidivism rate be saved not just for me, but for the other Shelli Stones who really want to changebecome better people. A current five-year sentence for trafficking and forging prescriptions is not Natasha Smiths first brush with prison. She was incarcerated in 2003 at Lowell where I saw drugs, sex and alcohol pretty much on an everyday basis, she said. I fit right inI had that mentality, thats what life is about. She went on to work release and soon was back on the street doing the same thing. Why? she asked 3808 Sun City Center Blvd.(former Danny Boys location)Sun City Center TO GO ORDERS:(813) 633-3344Open For Easter Sunday7 am. to 2:30 p.m. Breakfast Served till 11 a.m. (After 11 a.m. Board Specials Only)BOARD SPECIALS Regular menu items always available except on major holidays rhetorically, Because I never stoppedsimply was warehoused with people of like sickness After coming to HCI in 2010, Smith completed a Toastmasters International course, enrolled in the Jacksonville Baptist Seminary aiming for a degree in seminary studies and has earned certificates in Culinary Arts and Cake Decorating, training under Chef Rubye Maria Tarrant. When released this time, she said, she plans to make two goals her reality: pastor a church and partner with a family member in establishing a restaurant. Her business plan names it Heavenly Tastes. Shell still be in her 30s, she asserted, and ready to be a role model for her seven children. She calls herself the prodigal daughter and her prison a blessing. It was all of this that Plaintiff and HCI Inmate Denise Turbeville was attempting to PHOTO COURTESY NAnNCY WILLIAMSBefore they vacated the closing Hillsborough Correctional Institution last week, about 100 of the remaining women inmates gathered for a group photo on the rolling landscape that characterized this different kind of prison both they and hundreds of volunteer teachers had come to value highly. They left an aging facility that became a role model for successful rehabilitation proven by a remarkable low re-entry rate. Many of these prisoners, given a choice, would not have traded their older campus in need of repair for their new center in the massive Lowell correctional complex near Ocala.See HCI CLOSURE, page 15Second petition aims for vote on land deal By MELODY JAMESON%  SUN CITY CENTER Residents here who continue to question a proposed land swap have submitted a second signature petition seeking a community membership vote. David Floyd, a SCC Community Association director and board secretary, said Monday he received that morning a petition of about 40 pages containing more than 400 signatures calling for a vote by CA members demonstrating either approval for or rejection of the proposal to trade a few concessions for a few acres of the idle North Lakes Golf Course. The proposal was outlined in a Letter of Intent dated December 30, 2011, and involves turn -over to the association of five to six acres on the courses ninth hole by ClubLink Enterprises, owner of the communitys golf courses, in exchange for several concessions related to aspects of the 1984 Agreement which could be helpful to the Canadabased golf resort operator. The exchange would not be a purchase transaction. The CA has proposed using the added acreage adjacent to the Atrium complex for needed additional parking. Opponents of the deal have raised objections, strongly suggesting the prospective concessions could prove to be harmful losses to residents in the long run. See 2ND PETITION, page 18

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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 Melody Jameson. ......Contributing WriterAll press releases, news articles and photos may be emailed to news@ observernews.net, faxed to 645-4118, or mailed to Observer News, 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW, Ruskin, FL 33570SALES:Vilma Stillwell. ...Display Advertising Rep. vilma@observernews.net Nan Kirk. ...........Display Advertising Rep. nan@observernews.netFor current rates and circulation information visit our website at www.ObserverNews.netCLASSIFIED / CIRCULATION:Beverly Kay.........Classied / Circulation beverly@observernews.netPRODUCTION:Jason Martin. .........Graphic Arts / Layout jason@observernews.net Chere Simmons. ....Graphic Arts / Layout chere@observernews.net Sue Sloan. .............Composition / Layout sue@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necesssarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Riverview Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc.We Accept: Audited by: Award-Winning Newspapers By William Hodges Random good deeds are everywhereReading the newspapers and watching news shows at any hour give us a very jaded view of the world in which we live. It seems like every headline screams, Disaster! Disaster! Disaster! But is our world truly the disaster portrayed by the news media? I think not. I believe that if we just pay attention, there are random acts of kindness being committed right under our noses every day. For the past week, I have made it my business to watch and record some good things people did. Here are some of the things I have seen. intersection, with the hood of her minivan up. She stared at it as it smoked. Two small children were strapped into their seats. Not being much of a mechanic, I knew there wasnt much I could do to help fix the car, but I joined another gentleman who had already stopped, with the idea we could push her van out her radiator had overheated, because it looked like steam rather than smoke; but I learned her transmission was low on fluid and the other gentleman who had stopped had added fluid for her. He had leaked some on the exhaust which caused the smoke. Just as I arrived on the scene, another young man in rying a bottle of spring water. He said he had just purchased it from the grocery store, but if she needed water for her car, he would gladly up and offered the use of her cell phone to the owner of the vehicle. In a matter of minutes, four strangers had taken time out of their lives to try to help this woman and her children. downtown Tampa where two parking meters are on the same post. I was in a hurry and quickly put my money in the meter. When I came back to my car, there was a note on my windshield which read, I saw you putting money in the meter, but I also noticed it was the wrong meter. I hated to see you get a ticket for an honest mistake, so I put money in your meter. It was signed, was only 50 cents but, again, what a wonderful act of random kindness. kindness are done by individuals for the good of everyone. For instance, I recently saw a woman walking down the street carrying a bag. Every so often, she would bend over, pick up a piece of trash, and put it in the bag. When I complimented her on being so civic minded, she said that for years she had been doing exercises which required her to bend down and touch her toes. This way, she could do her exercise and help clean the street at the same time. None of these incidents are that unusual. They happen day in and day out. In fact, they are so common that you wont see them on the news. The day you do, look out! Because news is just thatsomething that is different from ordinary daily occurrences. The day that common kindness is something strange or different let the mainstream media continue to inform us of the things that go wrong in our society, but let each of us take time to appreciate the good things. There are random acts of kindness everywhere you look. You just have to look. 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 ch. 30). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com; Call 813-641-0816. bill@billhodges.com; www.billhodges.com Deputy Chris Girard emphasized that only prescription meds can be accepted for disposal by the law enforcement agency. He said the collection process does not apply to over-the--counter formulations or illegal substances. Those making use of Operation Medicine Cabinet should follow signage to the exact collection site in the Community Hall complex, Girard said. The local semi-annual trade show will be ongoing at the same time in the complex. SCC Trade Show Some 70 vendors are expected to take part in the spring trade exhibition sponsored by the SCC Chamber of Commerce in Community Hall, said Dana Dittmar, chamber executive director. Those visiting the show will be able to register for a $10,000 Rescue, an air conditioning and heating contractor, and for a weekend for two on Treasure Island, including hotel and meals, she added. The weekend get--away will be presented at the end of the exhibition and the cash award is to be made later in the year at the end of the area trade show season, Dittmar noted. In addition, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections personnel will assist newcomers with registering to vote in the upcoming local and national elections and the latest version of the local golf cart handbook with maps defining legal golf cart pathways will be available. Balm Post Office Slated for closure a year ago as to save money by eliminating and consolidating facilities, the historic, century--old Balm agencys hit list. While the agency has named hundreds of postal stations across the country as potential closures and has eliminated a number of facilities in Florida, the little post office which has been the heart of its community business for many decades and was vigorously defended by Balm residents has escaped the budget axe to date. Debbie Fetterly told The Observer this week, a moratorium on closures now is in effect as the agency tries to work out an alternative plan to help it survive a heavy debt burden. Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonWhatever happened about...% 

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X 8 5 APRIL 5, 2012 5 Summer Camp registration will take place from from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at All Peoples Life Center, 6105 East Sligh Ave. in Tampa Fees will be $76 for traditional day camps and $120 for specialty nature camps, which are a two-week session. Bakas Equestrian camp is $50 per day. Income-based discounts are available. More than 15 different day summer camps will be offered from June 18 to Aug. 10. On registration day, May 5, parents will journey through displays, props, gizmos and happy faces to choose the camp that best meets their childs interests. Parents have the option to register their child at a Traditional Day Camp for the entire summer, or they can design their own camp by mixing and matching two weeks sessions with the Specialty Nature camps. Traditional Day Camps Traditional day camps are held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 through Aug. 10, and can be registered two weeks at a time. Bi-weekly themes vary from park to park, and they all include a community garden component and a reading component that helps keep children on grade level reading while having fun. An optional field trip to a theme park will be available at an additional cost. summer themes that highlight fitness, nature and the Olympics. Activities for ages 5-15 will include games, athletics, arts and crafts, field trips and special speakers. offering a diverse fun summer program for ages 5-15. Daily and weekly activities will include field trips, arts and crafts, educational programs, indoor and outdoor games, fun, fun, and more fun. Themes include WaWeek. Wild Adventures, and Around the World in 10 Days. Nature Day Camps The nature day camps are two-week long camps specializing on a spe around educational outdoor activities at Hillsborough Countys parks, trails and waterways. Simmons Park offers two fun-filled weeks of fishing and outdoor skills end with a deep sea fishing trip. Therapeutic Camps is a summer day camp designed for participants ages 5-22 with disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and learning disabilities. Activities include sports, games, arts and crafts, and cooking, as well as special events, swimming and field trips. This camp is $38 per week. Income-based discounts are available. Equestrian Summer Camp at the Bakas Center is open to children ages 5-17 who love horses, and have always wanted to learn to ride. The cost for this camp is $50 per day or $250 per week. This camp is limited to 15 participants per day. Activities vary, and may include horse care, riding, arts/crafts, fishing, canoeing, carriage riding, hay rides, slip and slide, and possible off-site field trips. Fridays are Horse Show Day! Parents are encouraged to come watch their child compete and see how they have progressed through the week of lessons. Extended care is available for an additional fee. For more View more information on Hillsborough Countys summer camps online. Summer Camps are expected to fill up quickly, and space is limited. Find out if space is left after the May 5 registration day by calling HillsSummer camp fun starts in Hillsborough County parks Corr Elementarys Terrific Kids announcedAccepting/celebrating similarities and differences is the goal of Corr Elementary School students. The Valasco, Anabel Zuniga, William Beltran, Lezeth Fuentes, and Jonathan Calder. Eagles Set Their Weekly Activities 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 2nd Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7 Dinner by the Auxiliary. Music by The Sister Act from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8 Easter Sunday Ham Dinner by the Ladies AuxTuesday, April 10 Come on down and socialize. New Eagle ScoutDistrict Vice Chairman Michael van Hoek presents the Eagle Scout Honor held at Aldermans Ford Park on March 25. For his Eagle Serv of Lithia, and is a member of Troop 610. Troop 610 is chartered by St. former Scoutmaster Mike Mann. Calling all women of the Military Sea ServiceTampa Bay WAVES Unit #55 will meet at 11 a.m. on Saturday, can Church, 10701 Bloomingdale held in St. Annes Hall, located at the rear of the church building. Membership in the Unit and in the parent organization, WAVES National, is open to all women who served honorably (including those currently serving) in the U.S. Navy, Navy Nurse Corps, Coast Service, or related reserve components. For more information, call JeanThe Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service is offering a variety of free educational classes for April, 2012. The Extension Service is an educational program within county government which brings the resources of the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (IFAS) to Manatee County to: solve local problems, provide educational opportunities promote economic enhancement and development, and improve the quality of life for all of our citizens. Registration Instructions Unless otherwise noted, all classes are free and are held at the Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service, 1303 17th St. shop size is limited. For workshops that require a fee, make checks payable to Friends of Extension. website at http://manatee.ifas.ufl. workshops. Located on the Extension Service grounds at 1303 17th St. W. in Palmetto, the educational gardens are designed to showcase the different ways Manatee County residents can be more successful gardeners and make their yards more Florida-Friendly. The different gardens feature growing vegetables in small spaces and salad tables, recycling fountains for herbs, bird and butterfly attractors, backyard fruit trees, conserving water with native plants, low-volume irrigation, rain barrels and various composting bins display how to recycle yard vite you for a tour! To ensure that through the gardens, please make Agriculture and Extension Service offers workshopsable for impromptu visits. April 5 -Compost Happens Home Composting Workshop your kitchen scraps and yard waste into useful soil amendments, along with details on how to set up a home compost bin. Presented by Michelle Atkinson, Florida-Friendly Landscaping TM Coordinator. April 10 -Herd Health Management Program from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Preventing diseases through the use of a herd health management plan saves time and money. Christa Kirby, Extension Agent, for additional information or to register. Location: Turner AgriStreet, Arcadia.

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X 10 7 6B 7 Golf Club at Cypress Creek1011 Cypress Village Blvd., Ruskin 813-634-8888 ext. 2Bring the whole family to The Preserve Easter Sunday BrunchReservations preferred 11 am 3 pmAll you can eat Dine in only $19.95 plus tax and GratuityIncludes One Complimentary Mimosa Per Person Dinner will be served after 5 p.m. Regular Menu TUNE-UP SPECIAL$7670$8060$72804 Cyl.6 Cyl.8 Cyl. SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE 24-HOUR TOWING Se Habla Espaol FREE DIAGNOSTICSBRAKE SPECIALOIL CHANGE$130$2495+ tax PER AXLEIncludes Labor, New Rotor and pads. Most Cars & Light TrucksMost cars & light trucks. Must present coupon for special price.Must present coupon for special price. Exp. 4/30/12 Emergency Services 813-645-7653Monday Friday 8 a.m. 5:30 p.m.Free Towing to shop if we do repairs CABINETSCOASTAL WOOD DESIGN, INC.We Will Beat Any Written Estimate Tear out the old ...install newWe do it all!CALLJOYCE SUTHARD OR R RICHARD TTALLY(813) 422-3454 Licensed & Insured Lic. #138502 RUSKIN BrR ANCH LIbr BR Ar R Y Create and format charts from data for visual emphasis. Previous experience with Microsoft Excel is recommended. AutoFill, freeze titles, sorting, and Excel printing options. Previous experience with Microsoft Excel is recommended. Learn what hardware and software is required to download eBooks from our library. FallTech!Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged

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13 8 902 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 Heres how it works. When you die, your estate which consists of the stuff you own while youre alive (home, car, cash, etc.) will be responsible for paying your debts. Whatever is left over is passed along to your heirs as dictated by the terms of your will, if you have one. If you dont have a will, the intestacy laws of the state you reside in (see mystatewill.com) will determine how his estate will be distributed. If, however, you die broke, or there isnt enough money left over to pay your unsecured debts credit cards, medical bills, personal loans then your estate is declared insolvent, and your creditors (those you owe) will have to eat the loss. There are, however, a couple of exceptions that would make your kids legally responsible for your unsecured debt after you pass away: if your son or daughter Dear Savvy Senior, What happens to a persons debt after they die? At age 78, I have accumulated quite a bit of credit card and medical debt over the past few years and am concerned about leaving my son and daughter with a big bill after I die. What can you tell me? Old and Broke Dear Old, In most cases when a person with debt dies, its their estate, not their kids thats legally responsible. By Jim Miller Dying with Debt: Will your Children inherit your obligations? THE SAVVY SENIORis a joint holder on a credit card account that you owe on, or if they co-signed on a loan with you. Secured debts loans attached to an asset such as a house or a car are another story. If you have a mortgage or car loan when you die, those monthly payments will need to be made by your estate or heirs, or the lender can seize the property. Untouchable Assets You also need to be aware that there are some assets, such as 401(k) and 403(b) accounts, brokerage accounts, and some life insurance policies that creditors cannot get access to. Thats because these accounts typically have designated beneficiaries, and the money goes directly to those people without passing through the estate. Tell Your Kids If you havent already done so, you need to inform your kids and the executor of your will of your financial situation so there are no surprises after you die. If you do indeed die with debt, and you have no assets, settling your estate should be fairly simple. Your executor will need to send out letters to your creditors explaining the situation, including a copy of your death certificate, and that will probably take care of it. But, your kids may still have to deal with aggressive debt collectors who try to guilt them into paying. If you have some assets, but not enough to pay all your debts, your states probate court has a distinct list of what bills get priority. The details vary by state, but generally estate administrating fees, funeral expenses, taxes and last illness medical bills get paid first, followed by secured debts and lastly credit card debts. Get Help If you have questions regarding your specific situation, you should consult with an attorney. If you need help locating one use findlegalhelp. org, a consumers guide created by the American Bar Association that offers referrals and links to free and low-cost legal help in your area based on your income level. If you dont have internet access, call the Eldercare Locator at 800-677-1116 for referrals.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. Go ahead...Kick off your shoes! CARPET | HARDWOOD | VINYL | TILE | LAMINATE | BLINDS | SHUTTERS | WE REPAIR BLINDS $684 Make your bedroom cozier, home ofce homier, and living room livelier with Carpet.The softer, stronger carpet and right nowBuy one sq. ft. of carpet, get the 2nd one FREE!! Invincible Hardwood Caldwell*Top of the line hardwood comes with a 50 year guarantee. Ready to be wowed?Stop by and see the newest in Hunter Douglas window fashions. Celebration of Light now in full swing! 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10 APRIL 5, 2012 Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy ATTENTION Contractors:Check out our selection of tools and supplies www.TampaCrossties.com Commercial Quality Outdoor Furniture Beautiful, Large Landscape Rocks & Boulders Furniture is perfect for beach, pool deck, sundeck, front porch or around the re Variety of Concrete Outdoor Furniture & Accessories deck at a fraction of the price of $ 9 90 Used Railroad Crosstieseach Mulch & Gravel Need Landscaping Advice? Speak with one of our Professionals! 813-641-0090 downtown beautification and development between College and 19th avenues. If the businesses that are in that plaza arent going to have to abide by the overlay standards, Debbie McGrary said, we wont want to put our money in it. They said they would have to take their business to another town. But the shop they propose is just the kind of thing the RTC is looking for to anchor that dark, bare area. Several improvements have been made there already, including a large mural on the south side of the last building in the back of the plaza that was done as a community art project several Overlay open house%  Continued on page 15years ago. We have to make sure the rest of the center is made to fix up before we go any further, Debbie McGrary continued. The McGrarys have lived full time in MiraBay for only four months but have been traveling back and forth between their home in Maryland and Ruskin for many months planning their venture. Sandy Council, who has been working hard on the work group that gathered public input from both Ruskin and Apollo Beach residents over the last months, said that perhaps some administrative process could be put in place to deal with the case by case basis that long-time businesses in Ruskin GOT SCREENED?IF YOU ARE CONCERNED AB OUT A SKIN GROWTH, WE WOULD BE HAPPY TO EVALUATE IT FOR YOU. CALL TODAY FOR A FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING!NOW ACC EPTIN G AV-MED INSURANCE Howard A. Oriba, M.D. | Michael G. Caruso, M.D. | Leslee Baute, P.A.Th e Sk in Cancer C enters / Dermatology Associat es4002 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 SKI N CANCER SCR EENINGBRING THIS COUPON IN TO RE CEIVE A FREE GIFT! existing businesses (retail and offices) renovating more than certain percentages of their space. There will be a design exception process in place to deal on a case-by-case basic, pointed out planner Jose Fernandez, who has been in charge at most of the monthly meetings. We realize there are parts of Ruskin that are already built and thriving and we dont want to put a stop to that. But how to make certain beautification requirements of the overlay work in areas already built is a major concern to some. Debbie and Kevin McGrary want to build a retro-style bicycle store with all the bells and whistles including spinning classes and a nutritional bar in the open area of Thriftway Plaza, which is the area bordered by the Ruskin Post Office, Marwan auto and two strip malls. A large section of this plaza has been bare since a fire destroyed the Thriftway grocery store there about 15 years ago. Recently, this has been one of the main areas of concentration of the Ruskin Town Center group which is working on future plans for Ruskins present. The lot sizes and buildings dont allow for change to the location of parking lots and things like that like they do with new development, Council said. Fernandez and fellow-planner John Healey shared the comment sheets that were written during the meeting with me several days later, after they had been read by county planners. They included such things as the following quotes: We need to seek grant funding We need to address the noise and nuisance issues with more buffer zones and landscaping We need more mixed-use right

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Some restrictions apply. 7 $ 99 $ 149 Expires 4/30/12$99 $ 99with rebate SPRING Stop by and meet our new staff Tuesday Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Miriam Luisa Maria AnnetteAnnettes Beauty SalonFULL SERVICE SALON for Men and WomenCorner Hwy. 301 & S.R. 674, Suite #108in the Village Plaza (next to Copper Penny)634-5422 abandoned pet cats in addition to the feral ones. Not all of the felines prowling the perimeters of the golf courses and parking lots are scrappy fighting critters. Many of them were house pets who, for whatever reason, no longer have a home or anyone to care for and love them. On another note, it isnt just cats that are out there looking for food. I have talked to owners of several businesses who are leaving food out for (in no particular order) an iguana, a family of chipmunks, two sandhill cranes and a chicken. (In return, the chicken leaves the law firm a speckled egg every morning.) Kazzy has settled in beautifully here at the Chamber and recovered nicely from her spay surgery. Shes greeting visitors, which is her job, along with chasing down any bugs and rodents who might venture our way. She is, by far, the most popular mascot we have ever had here, with visitors dropping in bringing TECH TALKBy: Dana Dittmar, Executive DirectorSCC Chamber News You, Me, and BusinessIt seems our rescue of Kazzy, the black cat found wandering the woods around the Seafood Dive, has transformed into an entire movement. I have received so many emails and letters from different groups in the area who are involved in taking care of our homeless and feral felines. In fact, we were asked by the South Shore Felines and the Cat Fanciers Club if the Chamber would be a drop-off site for unopened dry and canned cat food. So, after about thirty seconds of deliberation, we decided to create Kazzys Kloset. The collection bin will be here all the time with monthly food drives by members of the various groups. We will also have a box for financial donations to support the spay/neuter programs. Kazzys rescue has sparked a whole group to take notice of the issue of the Community Cat populations in the south county area. These are loose, lost and catnip treasures and providing a temporary lap. Century 21 Realtor David Richie called me the other day and informed me of another situation involving rescued animals. David was the executor of an estate, and the deceased had left a sizable amount to the Critter Area Rescue Effort. Would I be interested in going with him to present the check? On Thursday of last week, David and I went out to C.A.R.E. to hand them their check for $50,000. I suggested to them they put $49,925 of it into their reserve account and take $75 and put it towards a membership at the Chamber. Im glad to say their director stopped by that very afternoon! So come by the Chamber, drop off a bag or a can of cat food, and get an appreciative ankle rub from Kazzy. Shell thank you for your help in taking care of her friends and cousins outside.You, Me & BusinessBy Dana Dittmar KAZZY 13 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.FaithFaith is a female Calico cat of extraordinary beauty. Unfortunately she has had a rough time in her recent life. She was found as a stray by a loving C.A.R.E. volunteer. Faith is now looking for a forever home with a loving owner. As part of her adoption she has been brought up to date on her shots, spayed and microchipped. Wont you visit C.A.R.E. with the idea of keeping the Faith in your family? DOB: February 2, 2010. C.A.R.Es PupsKya, Lola, and Phoebe are three beautiful Hound mix puppies. They were left at a fruit stand, with no mommy in sight. They are now at the shelter receiving the TLC they need. They each have their own little personalities but, all three puppies are very sweet and love the attention they are getting from their human care takers. They are going to be around 50 lbs., so apartment living is not ideal. Vet references are preferred. As part of their adoption, the puppies will be spayed, microchipped, and brought current on their shots. DOB: January 29, 2012.

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14 APRIL 5, 2012 $11.95 Make your EASTER reservation now! (Your local company for 30 years) Fax: 645-6964813-645-3370FREE ESTIMATESReplacement Window SpecialistVinyl or Aluminum Windows and Hurricane Impact Windows BIG or SMALL... we do em allDirect Farm PricesSpecializing in Re-Sodding Beautiful, Drought-Tolerant Lawns 813-645-6911 Michelle and I were heavily laden with grocery bags and covered in sweat as we walked from the store back to the dinghy dock in Marathon, Florida. It was November 1999, and we were just discovering how cruising on a sailboat also meant walking on land. Our inflatable dinghy was our car, ferrying us from the boat to land, but once on shore, our feet were all we had to take us where we wanted to go. In Marathon, where we wanted to go was to a big grocery store for one last major buy before heading out to the Bahamas. Struggling with our bags and pouring sweat, we watched a brandnew SUV slow and stop just ahead of us. A door opened and a smiling man yelled out, Hey, yall want a ride? We hopped in and enjoyed the blissfully cool air conditioning and the comfort of the leather seats. Thats how we met Steve and Ann. They were cruisers, too, but with a slightly higher budget than ours, one that allowed for rental vehicles such as the SUV that may well have kept me from experiencing an unpleasant coronary incident. Steve and Ann are the best sort of friends. They are highly competent sailors and both appeared to be comfortable in their own skin. They are thoughtful and courteous in a way that made us better people by wanting to emulate them. A few days later, we left Marathon together, but we lost them within hours. We had a few problems to contend with and the contents of the ships log from that day are not fit to print in a family publication. But eventually, we caught up with them again and we stayed together, more or less, for the next few months. Finally, they had to point north to return to the real world while Michelle and I turned south to continue our adventure for a few more months, but we never lost contact with them. When they moved to Amsterdam for work, Michelle and I kept an eye on their boat. They moved to Houston, and then they bought a place on the east coast of Florida. We went to the Miami Boat Show together. And just last week, we got an email from them asking if we could drive by a house in Apollo Beach because they were thinking of relocating again. They came for the weekend to check out a few places in this area and they found a small house they really liked just down the canal from where we live. We jokingly planned barbecues and weekend sailing trips, and all the while I was thinking that a move from their very nice condo in Palm Beach Gardens to Ruskin would be roughly equivalent to the culture shock in our move from Ruskin to a small town in Iowa a few years ago. Their realtor from Beggins Century 21 said that this year has been busier than 2005. In South County, the pendulum has begun to swing back from the depths of the housing bust. Indeed, someone else put a bid on that small house on the canal the very same day and that bid won. My thoughts of hopping into the dinghy to motor the few yards to Steve and Anns house were dashed. Slowly, perhaps too slowly for some, things are coming around again in South Hillsborough. For the most part, all people ever hear is how bad things are here; but with people outbidding each other on houses, things are quite obviously changing. Of course, the rising tide hasnt yet raised all boats. We looked at another empty home in Ruskin and across the street was a notice posted on the door of a home that had long-since seen better days. It was an eviction notice, posted just the day before. But, not far from where we live is a hidden treasure called Pirates Pointe Resort. Walking down the gravel driveway, I am transported from an eclectic, sporadically rundown Ruskin neighborhood to Sanibel Island. The landscaping is beautiful, as are the little cottages that make up the resort. The gravel and shell driveways were filled with cars with out-of-state license plates. If there was a place that I could actually write the book that appears in my head, that would be it. Perhaps the people from Michigan are doing just that, when theyre not fishing. Florida hasnt had the best press for the past several weeks and has even managed to pick up a new moniker: The Gunshine State. Through luck or grace, Ive never experienced the Florida that has been bandied about in the headlines of late. Apparently, the tourists that are filling the resorts in the area arent all that worried about it, either. I cant imagine it would be easy to hide a gun in a bikini and no one looked frightened as they made their way to the beach at Little Harbor.Steve and Ann are now considering making an offer on another house in Apollo Beach. It is owned by a bank and has only been on the market for a short time so theyll have to act quickly as such homes have a tendency nowadays to disappear quickly. Yes, things are definitely changing here. Who knew that things were coming around again? If things keep going like this, one day well meet up in Marathon again and this time, Ill be the one to smile and say, Hey, yall want a ride? Hopefully well plan it out over a barbecue at their place.By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net Coming around again SouthShore TravelGROUPS, GROUPS, GROUPS Space is limited on all departures CARNIVAL DREAM Port Canaveral, 12 Jan. 2013, 7-night Eastern, GREAT RATES!CELEBRITY EQUINOX Ft. 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X 16 APRIL 5, 2012 SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARY Kids Program/Event Highlights April 5-11 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. Easter Sunday, April 8 -Library is closed All Libraries will be closed for the Holiday Family Story Time 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. Teen Advisory Board Meeting For teens in grades 6 through 12. Join the Teen Advisory Board to get involved with the Librarys teen programs or earn community service hours for graduation, scholarships and more. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Pee Wee Artists, 3-5 years, will join our Art Instructor and have a fun morning creating an art project to take home. Adult must be present. Limit 15. Registration required at the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Baby Time For children ages 0-20 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. Creative Artists, 7-10 years, will join our Art Instructor and create an art project to take home. The children will be working on a painting. Limit 20. Registration required at either the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Toddler Time For children ages 20-36 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. Story Time 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. Summerfield Crossings Elementarys Terrific Kids announcedAlex Torres, Alexis McNiel, Amari Davidson, Aram Gutierrez, Belle Moccia, Breele Hawkins, Brodie Spradley, Cole Stephens, Daniella Estevez, Delane Washington, Ellie Bodo, Emma Weiland, Giancarlo Davila, Giovanna Trejo, Hayln Hill, Isabella Macchione, Jacey Dixion, Jayden Thomas, Jessica Carradero, Jhamare Jones, John Anthony Simpson, Jordan Raman, Junior Murillo, Kamari Choyce, Kendall Thomas, Kenny Sully, Laila Rivera, Landon Anhalt, Lisa Husein, Melanie Vaughn, Monica Delaphena, Natalia Forero, Nathan K., Nelson Morales, Niemah Elaboudi, Noel Dones, Nora Mitchell, Nyah Martin, Odyssey Vivo, Olivia Liverio, Pamela Philippus, Quinton Choyce, Robby Vaca-Cortes, Saray Stewart, Sierra Barszcz, Sierra Calo, Susana Aguirre-Mendoza, Tracy Huang, Tyler Phillips, Victoria Vallejo. Girls' Flag Football Season UpdateThe varsity flag football team is off to a 2-1 start. After losing the season opener to Plant City 19-14, the Indians defeated district rivals Newsome 25-7 and Riverview 28-0. Player of the Game against Plant City was WR Madeline Hornacek. She accounted for all 14 points for East Bay and had 13 receptions for 139 yards. Player of the Game against Newsome was QB Stephanie Williams who threw a near perfect game. Williams was 29/32, 275 yards, 4 TDs and no INTs. Player of the Game against Riverview was WR Nicole Lock. She had 11 receptions for 121 yards and 2 TDs. For more team information visit www.ebhsgirlsflagfootball.comEast Bay Watch Shufflers express their gratitudeMembers of Chulavistas shuffleboard team would like to thank M&I Bank for sponsoring their yearly shuffleboard tournament. Deb and Yvonne from the bank brought cookies and juice for the team to enjoy during the tournament with HideAway and Neptune parks. Between the three mobile home parks, HideAway won the 1st place trophy, followed by second place finisher Chulavista and third place contender Neptune. After the game HideAway hosted a pizza/soft drink feast for all the participants. Chulavista will host the game next year and furnish refreshments for the other two teams. Kids R Kids Southshore, a leading provider of quality childcare and educational services announces plans to expand their center operations. Southshores premier childcare center has leased space in an adjacent building and will add 4 new classrooms and double their playground space. The project is currently in the permitting stage and construction is scheduled to begin in May. The new classrooms are anticipated to open in August, 2012 and will be used for Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten classes and School Age/Summer Camp programs. The expansion will also allow the school to enroll additional students in the infant, toddler and preschool classrooms. Kids R Kids Southshore is a fully licensed and accredited learning academy, providing outstanding childcare for infants as young as 6 weeks through school age children as old as 12 years. The educational programs offered are entirely age-appropriate and curriculum based. Parents have the opportunity to watch their child from home or work via a secure internet camera system. The center is APPLE and AdvancED accredited and has recently received Learning Academy status from Kids R Kids International. The driving force behind the expansion is to serve more VPK students in the Southshore community. VPK is a state-sponsored program that provides Florida residents, who are 4 years old by Sept. 1, an educational jump start by preparing them for kindergarten. Kids R Kids Southshore participates in Floridas Voluntary PreKindergarten program by offering a variety of VPK class options. We are committed to quality and continuously look for ways to improve the caliber of our program, says owner Carrie Elwell. This expansion will not only allow us to enroll more students who have spent months on our waiting list, but it will increase quality for our existing families by giving us more flexibility of classroom placement and transitions for children throughout the program. Kids R Kids Southshore is located off Big Bend road, mile west of I-75. The school opened in August, 2007 and serves around 300 students and employs 45 staff members. This franchised center is independently owned and operated by husband and wife team Kevin and Carrie Elwell. For more information, call Carrie Elwell at (813) 672-0400 or email info@krksouthshore.com.Childcare center expands

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APRIL 5, 2012 17 SEMI-ANNUAL SCC SHRINE CLUBPancake Brunch Sunday, April 159 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. Payments are not tax deductible or charitable contributions. NICOLE M. CAMERON ATTORNEY AT LAWPersonal Injury, Divorce and Custody Issues, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Wills/ Probate, General Practice Your South Shore Attorney, call today for a consultation.(813) 645-8787The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you FREE written information about our qualifications and experience.449 Apollo Beach Boulevard Apollo beach, Fl. 33572 Harbor Pointe Business Center www.law-cameron.com Is Sedation Dentistry for you?Learn how Sedation Dentistry is helping patients with the following: Dont Miss Our FREE Seminar on Mini Implants, and Sedation DentistryDo you fear the dentist, but need dental work? Seating is Limited. Please Call For Reservations813-634-3396 Zamikoff, Klement, Jungman & Varga Visit our website:www.suncitycenterdental.comfor more information LOOSE DENTURES?Learn about the amazing new MINI DENTAL IMPLANT SYSTEMThis is a one-step dental procedure that involves minimally invasive surgery, no sutures, nor the typical months of healing. The Ruskin Moose Lodge #813 is located at www.lodge813.moosepages.org WEEKLY EVENTS UPCOMING EVENTS RUSKIN Moose Lodge #813 UPCOMING EVENTS cludes continuous Easter egg hunts, the event. Hop on over to Sarasota Jungle GardensNautical Flea Market sails into Apollo Beach sellers are in vited to the Nautical Flea Market Fund Business slow? Need to advertise? 813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.net

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The first petition challenged the CA boards authority to act in certain situations as well as its interpretations of its governing documents. Board members also faulted the petition language as misrepresentations of the facts. The current petition actually contains a total of 463 signatures, 369 of them by residents living north of S.R. 674, 94 of them affixed by South side residents, said Lynn Mooney, one of the opponents. Their objective is a vote in support of or rejecting the December Letter of Intent, she added. Mooney, a Realtor, local business woman and longtime community resident, noted that she and members of the opposition group, spent eight hours a day for five days or about 40 hours during one week in the Atrium explaining their positions and seeking petition signatures. Those conversations disclosed the points in the December letter which most worry SCC citizens, she said. The number one sticking point is the concession that would give ClubLink golfing members from outside the area free use of SCC amenities for a full week when visiting the ClubLink courses in the community. Residents feel that arrangement in effect deprives them of their own recreational facilities, Mooney added. The second major concern of residents is perceived forfeiture of any influence over ClubLinks use of the idle North Course acreage if the CA agrees to take no position on any ClubLink proposals for it, she said. In addition, Mooney pointed to a statement in the Letter of Intent which calls for agreement as shown by signatures no later than December 31, 2011. If there was no extension, she added, the letter has expired. She also called attention to a LOI statement which requires settlement of any arising issues by February 10, 2012, if no adjustments between the parties to the potential agreement are undertaken. This aspect, too, would seem to invalidate the LOI at this point, she suggested. Asked about the two latter points, Ed Barnes, the CA boards current president who drafted the LOI in December, replied that neither concern is rooted in fact. The LOI was signed by representatives of both ClubLink and the CA by December 31, 2011, just as the document calls for, he asserted. Whats more, he added, there have been adjustments, including moving the property lines pertaining to the parcel to be turned over to the CA, which have been undertaken several times as issues have arisen and which therefore have obviated the February deadline. Barnes also emphasized that the LOI is an understanding accepted by lawfully chosen representatives of the two organizations the CA and ClubLink which has been committed to paper for working purposes. However, he said, it does not constitute a contract. Additionally, the CA president reiterated responses he has made before to the matters of ClubLink visiting members getting free use of SCC amenities and of a CA position on any plans for the north course that the golf resort owner might entertain. Allowing visitors use of community amenities is a developers right long codified in the Agreement, he said, and transferring it to ClubLink with the restriction that those accommodated visitors be from distances greater than 50 miles is expected to help ultimately with the sale of SCC homes. As for future uses of the north course, Barnes again said that if development of the acreage for housing purposes is the worry, such activity could not be undertaken without the communitys knowledge, would require major changes to the communitys master site plan at the county level and could not be pushed through without the communitys agreement as well as support. The second petition will be checked over to ensure it conforms to pertinent CA policies, Floyd said, and at least 100 of its signatures validated as those of current CA members. The accepted petition request could be considered at the next CA board meeting on Wednesday, April 11, he added. Mooney said this timeframe also is her expectation. Asked if there could be a third petition drive, she replied that may depend on outcomes of the second petition. Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonSecond petition% 

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www.ObserverNews.netIN YOUR BACKy Y ARDSECTION BAAPRi I L 5, 2012SRnt ITS FINALLY HERE! SpringTrade ShowThursday, April 58 a.m. 2 p.m.Sun City Center Community Hall on South Pebble Beach Blvd.Antiques appraisals and more!The SCC Chamber of Commerces Register to vote with a representative from the Supervisor of Elections ofceRegister for a chance to win a Weekend for 2 to Treasure Island or a $10,000 grand prize!Air Rescue Airtime Alumacar American Travel Partners Ameriprise AnyWhere Tours of Florida A-Plus A/C Aston Gardens Bay Services Brate Aluminum BrightStar Health Call EZ Storage Campo YMCA Celebrity Comfort Keepers Costco Cotter Financial Curves Dales Designs Design One Garage Devcon Downsizing Advisory Emergency Squad Encore National Bank Eye Associates Fifth Third Bank70 VendorsFreedom Plaza Handymen / Canadian HART Hearing Centers of SW FL Innovative Senior Care Insphere Intervest International James Corwin Johnson Jenns Market Johns Handyman M&M Printing MaryKay, Dee Everette McInally & Sons Mobility Transportation Systems Morgan Exterior Mountcastle Vein Center Raymond James Rod Jenkins Senior Connection Senior Living Guide Signature Roofing South Bay Auto Service South Shore Symphony Southeast Windows Sun City Collectables Sun City Travel Sun Towers Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Times Tampa Tribune The Little Harbor Resort The SCC Observer The Skin Cancer Center THR & Assoc Treasure Island Chamber Trustco Bank United Community Church Universal Care Group WeatherTite Windows Wilhelm Heating Wolf Elder Law

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2B APRIL 5, 2012 Monday, April 9, 2012 Sun City Center Bridge Club Presents aONE DAY WORKSHOPwithVAL COVALCIUCNational Champion, Author, Teacher Trainer 9:00 a.m. .......... Balancing when and how to do it 12:00 p.m. ....... Club will provide free lunch 1:00 p.m. ......... Communicating more effectively Building your defensive arsenalWhere: Sun City Center Atriums Florida Room 945 North Course Lane Tickets: Reserve: Box lunch hot topic MELODY JAmMESON PHOTOSouth County members of the League of Women Voters enjoyed both their box lunches and The Regent on Saturday when they assembled at the new meeting venue north of Riverview for a League FYI Hot Topic event. The program featured Jane Castor, Tampa Police Chief, and Martin Montalvo, Hillsborough County Manager of Emergency Planning, discussing complex preparations for the forthcoming Republican National Convention. Seated, left to right, are: Nancy Ventrone, Claire Dowd, Louise McNulty, Susan Vogt, Laura Avery and Vicki Franks. Marilyn Balkany, founder of the Leagues South County unit, also attended the event. Upcoming events at Riverview Moose Family Center2158 Chapter 1031 Loyal Order of Moose, 9000 Honeywell Road, Gibsonton, Lodge2158@mooseunits.org, (813) 677-7921. All events are open to qualified Moose members and guests. Check out the NEW website at riverviewmooselodge2158.org. EVENTS: Thursday, April 5 Friday, April 6 Saturday April 7 Sunday April 8 Saturday April 14

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APRIL 5, 2012 3B Prince of Peace Catholic Church HOLY WEEK and EASTER SCHEDULESHoly Week Confession ScheduleHoly Thursday, April 5 Good Friday, April 6 Holy Saturday, April 7 The Easter Triduum Mass of the Good Friday, April 6 Holy Saturday, April 7 Easter Sunday, April 8 EASTER SERVICES: 6:45 a.m. Sunrise | 8:30 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. | 12:30 p.m.SOUTH BAY CHURCH Mens Bible Study Every Tuesday 7 p.m.Every Mans BattleWomens Bible Study Every Tuesday 7 p.m.Experiencing GodRegister online at www.SouthBay.cc. Childcare available by reservation.Visit SouthBay.cc for details on Celebrate Recovery; Youth/Kids Summer Camp; much moreRegular Sunday Services: 9 & 11 a.m. EASTER EGG HUNT FOR THE KIDS! Northside Baptist Church celebrates 60 yearsOn Sunday, March 25, the Northside Baptist church family gathered for a dinner in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the formation of the church. The church had its beginning in 1950 as Northside Baptist Mission with fourteen Christians. The church grew to more than 100 members and was organized as a church on March 23, 1952. Rev. Clyde Hall who had been serving as Mission Pastor was called as the churchs first pastor. Northside Baptist Church currently meets at 1301 US HWY 41 N in Ruskin with Dr. Sam Roach serving as pastor. Sundays schedule begins with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m. followed by Morning Worship at 10:45 a.m. A Sunday evening service is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening offers a dinner at 5:30 p.m. followed by prayer, praise and Bible Study along with childrens and youth activities. The South Shore Symphony Orchestra will present the fifth and final Concert in the Winter Concert Series for 2011-2012. This exciting final concert called A Tribute to America will be presented at St. Anne Catholic Church, 106 11th Ave. NE., Ruskin, Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. This last series concert program conducted by Dr. Susan Bailey Robinson, includes Great American music by Great American Composers: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor From the New World ..... Antonin Dvorak I. Adagio Allegro molto II. Largo III. Scherzo IV. Allegro con fuoco Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland Shenandoah Traditional, arrangement Jack Bullock An American Symphony Michael Kamen Stars and Stripes Forever John Phillip Sousa Tickets bought in advance are $20, at the door $21, students $10 (ages 8-16 with proof of age) Tickets may be purchased in advance at: St. Anne Catholic Church Office, Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, SouthShore Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Galati, founder and President of the South Shore Symphony orchestra said, I and the SSSO would like to extend a special thanks to St. Anne Catholic Church for all their support this season and the use of their beautiful Church to perform our concerts, St. John the Divine Episcopal Church for their support, in allowing us the use of their Church Halls for rehearsals, to all those volunteers that have contributed their time and talent and those that have given donations in support of the South Shore Symphony Orchestra. Without you, it would have been a very difficult year. A sincere thanks to all of you.South Shore Symphony Orchestra concludes winter concert series ALLELUIA! Our Lady of GuadalupeHOLY WEEK SCHEDULE April 5 Holy Thursday 7:30 p.m. Representation of The Lords Supper (Bilingual)April 6 Good Friday 6:30 p.m. The Lords Passion (Bilingual)8:00 p.m. Living Stations of the Cross April 7 Holy Saturday 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil April 8 Easter Sunday 10:00 a.m. (English); 8:30 am. and 11:30 a.m. (Spanish)16650 U.S. 301 S. Wimauma (813) 633-2384St. Anne Catholic ChurchEASTER TRIDUUMApril 5 Holy Thursday 8 a.m. Morning Prayer 7 p.m. Solemn Mass of The Lords Supper followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11 p.m. April 6 Good Friday (Fast and Abstinence)12 p.m. Stations of the Cross 3 p.m. Solemn Celebration of the Lords Passion 7 p.m. La Pasin del Seor April 7 Holy Saturday 12 p.m. Blessing of Easter Food 8:30 p.m. Easter VigilApril 8 Easter SundayEaster Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter, Saturday, 8:30 p.m.Easter Sunday Masses: 6:30 a.m. (Sunrise); 8 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. (Espaol); 5 p.m. (Contemporary)106 11th Ave. NE, Ruskin (813) 645-1714 Trust Quartet scheduled to performThe Trust Quartet will perform from 8:30-11 a.m. on Thursday, April 22 at the Riverview First United Methodist Church. The quartet offers an enthusiastic approach to some of Gospels finest songs. For more information call the church office at 813-677-5995.SCC Social Action Council makes donationA $5,000 grant was presented to Our Ladys Pantry of Guadalupe Mission Church, Wimauma, for purchase of pantry items by the Sun City Center Social Action Council. Funds for such grants come from the sales proceeds at the Nearly New Shop in the Sun City Center Plaza.Pictured from left to right are Anita Bullaro, co-director, Tom Bullaro, Pantry Director, Pat Pelton, Interfaith Council vice-president, and Jay Sparkman, President of the Interfaith Council.

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4B APRIL 5, 2012 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 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 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 In all churches, individuals are better than their creeds. William Ellery Channing Ruskin Foursquare ChurchBuilding Community Thru Gods Love 106 7th Ave. N.W. Ruskin, FL 33570 N. Blanton (813) 309-3558Pastor Norman & Sherril Blanton 10 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Worship Service 7 p.m. Wed. Bible Study 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. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCHMinister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL INVITES YOU TO SERVICES AT OUR NEW LOCATION10:30 a.m. SUNDAYSNO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE Sunday Service 10:30 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 Thursday, April 5thMaundy ThursdayHoly Communion 4:00 p.m.Friday, April 6thGood Friday4:00 p.m.Sunday, April 8thEaster SundayHoly Communion 9:30 a.m. All WelcomeOpen Communion TableRev. Dr. Peter Stiller Direct Cremation $925Zipperers Funeral Home813-645-6130 EXP. 9/30/12 Made in America concert plannedThe community is invited to a spring concert presented by the Eastern Hillsborough Community Band at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West. The band will perform music by American composers and arrangers during the concert, titled Made in America. The event is $5 at the door and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information call (813) 569-1771 or email info@ehcb or visit www.ehcb.org.Area Obituary Lawrence Robert CovilleLawrence Robert Coville passed away peacefully March 25, 2012 in Freedom Plaza in Sun City Center. He was born October 13, 1916 in New York. He married Gloria Bell, the love of his life on June 15, 1939 and joined the US Air Force Jan. 13, 1941. Larry proudly served for 4 years in the Pacific in the Jolly Rogers as a cryptographer. He is survived by his wife Gloria, 2 sons, Skip and David and 2 brothers, Warren and Donald. He has 3 grandchildren; Julie, Kimberly and Tess and 2 1/2 greatgrandchildren. He always tried to be the best with humor, dignity and grace. He was a devoted husband and father and his grandchildren adored him. He was a consummate yachtsman and his family spent many memorable summers on the New Jersey Shores. He loved to travel and he and Gloria took their RV across the US and visited every state on the Continental US. Larry and Gloria moved to Sun City Center over 10 years ago. He will be missed by his family and friends. He was buried at the Sarasota National Cemetary on March 29, 2012.Memorial Service plannedBrita Darling passed away recently and there will be a memorial service for her at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 14 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church 1239 Del Webb Blvd. Sun City Center. All people who knew her are welcome to attend.Enjoy a Musical for EasterSouthside Baptist Church presents O What A Savior! at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 8 at 4208 U.S. Hwy 41 S. Sun City, 4 miles south of College Ave. Everyone is invited. For more information call 813-645-4085.Womens retreat will be reflectiveFrom 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at Simmons Loop Baptist Church located at 6610 Simmons Loop, Riverview, the topic will be Reflection Looking in Gods Mirror. The guest speaker will be Toni Smith from San Diego, CA. Dinner will be served on April 27 and lunch on April 28. Tickets are $20. For more information, call Michelle Jasper at (813) 443-6379 no later than Monday, April 26.South Bay Church offers mulitple servicesA time to rejoice, a time for new beginnings. South Bay Church will be having four Easter Sunday services on April 8 at 6 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at 13498 U.S. Hwy. 301 N., in Riverview. There will be an easter egg hunt for the kids! Hear the message: Alive -He Is Not Here -He Is Risen by Pastor David Speicher. For more information, visit www.southbay.cc.Cancer Concerns Group to meetTh e Cancer Concerns Group will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 13 United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center. It will be an afternoon of the latest updates, your journeys and fellowship. Bring your family, friends and neighbors as there is no cost and no reservations are necessary. You will receive information valuable as a survivor, caregiver and for your general knowledge. For more information, call facilitator Hazel Martin at 642-9020 Celebrate Easter at United Community Church The United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center invites you to celebrate Easter with them at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 8. There will be an Easter Sunday Morning Watch Service in the Great Hall. Scriptures will be read and Easter hymns sung. They also invite you to stay for the Festival Service at 10 a.m. to complete your Easter celebration. Minister retiresAt the beginning of 2012, Rev. Jack S. Harrison, a resident of Aston Gardens, officially retired from active ministry. He had a mixed denominational background and a varied career as an aviation instructor, Army officer, elementary/ middle school teacher, security guard, author, Boy Scout leader and finally as an ordained Christian minister. Recently widowed Rev. Harrison has a son, Dennis and a daughter, Debrah. In WWII, Rev. Harrison aka El Lobo flew a B-17 in 18 separate attacks. His plane was shot down over Berlin resulting in his capture and a 13 month stint as a POW. It was during this low time in his life that he began studying the Old testament. The end result was his dream to become a minister was realized with his ordaination in 1980. Since then he has taught Gods Holy Word and provided pastoral counseling for those in need.Here comes Peter CottontailThere will be an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 7 at New Beginnings Fellowship at 1120 27th St S.E. Ruskin. There will be games, goodie bags and tons of eggs to hunt. There will be a special area for the very little ones to hunt eggs. Bring a friend and enjoy the fun. For more information, call Pastor Lewis Brady, D. D. at 654-1018.Spring Concert spans Bach to RockThe South Shore Concert Band, an outreach program of United Community Church, will present its annual spring concert, under the direction of Ken Easton, at 7 p.m. on April 12 in the Great Room at the church. Mr. Easton has themed the program From Bach to Rock...with plenty of variety in between. The Bach is Quartett in four movements, and the Rock is Chicago, pop and rock legends. In addition to numbers by John Williams, Henry Fillmore and Andrew Lloyd Weber, there will be a special treat this year: the lovely Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven, featuring Tara Swartzbaugh as guest pianist. The concert will be at the church in Sun City Center, corner of N. Pebble Beach Dr. and La Jolla Ave. Free-will offering will be taken.

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APRIL 5, 2012 5B 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 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 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 .........................Wednesday 4 to 4:45 p.m. All Are Welcome WORSHIP SERVICES: SATURDAY 4:00 p.m. .............................Sanctuary (Casual Service)5:00 p.m. ................Creason Hall (Oasis Contemporary)SUNDAY 8:15 a.m. ......................Sanctuary (Communion Service)9:15 a.m. .................Creason Hall (Oasis Contemporary)10:55 a.m. ........Sanctuary (Traditional with Choir & Bells) Bookstore 633-8595Pastor: Dr. Warren Langer Pastor: Dr. Daniel White Spiritual LeaderRev. Sue Meixner813-362-0806sue@alterways.comSunday Service 11:00 a.m. Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce 1651 Sun City Center PlazaTurning problems into lessons, lessons into wisdom and wisdom into freedom. U.S. Hwy. 41 106 11th Ave. NE Ruskin 813-645-1714SaintAnneRuskin.orgMASSES Vigil Mass.....................................................................Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass ........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Contemporary) Monday thru Friday ....................................................................8:00 a.m. Wednesday and Friday ..................................................................12 noon Holy Days ....................................... Espaol ......................................Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:00 p.m. Confession .........................Thursday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saint Anne Catholic ChurchSouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, V.F. Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7Special Day for Womens FellowshipThe Womens Fellowship of the United Community Church enjoyed a very special day starting off with a delicious morning brunch. A yearly feature is the introduction of all the new reading books by Marlus Johns and also the honoring of the qualified readers of 2011-2012. A joyous note of the day was the announcement of Roselyn Cruthis as Woman of the Year. Roz received flowers, a crystal plaque and recognition from the state. The installation of the officers for 2012-2013 was performed by Moderator Anne Ginevan. Anne Pidgeon from Colorfield Farms was the program speaker providing fantastic information and advice about container gardening. Standing left to right: Secretary Lelynna Langdoc, Vice President Beverly Majewski, President Rebecca ODell, Treasurer Ginny Acker, Moderator Anne Ginevan.United Methodist Church of SCC launches Life Enrichment CenterGreater Things Are Yet To Come at the United Methodist Church of SCC. On Sunday, March 25, the church leadership, surrounded by the congregation and guests, broke ground for the Life Enrichment Center, a 15,000 square feet complex with expanded worship space, new technology to enhance worship, classrooms, a state of the arts kitchen and additional office space. The Life Enrichment Center will serve as a gathering place to support community events as the church increasingly becomes intergenerational and multi-cultural. Manning the shovels for this important day in the life of the church were Reverend Warren Langer, Don Quast, Building Coach; Ron McArthur, Lay Leader; Mike Whitt Trustee Coach and Drew Paulson, representing Childrens Ministries. Opening and dedication of the Life Enrichment Center is planned for February, 2013. For more information call 813-634-2539 or visit www.sccumc.com. The church leadership, surrounded by the congregation and guests, breaking ground for the Life Enrichment Center.Unitarian Universalists announces speakersApril 5 At 7 p.m. at the Beth Israel Jewish Congregation Synagogue Social Hall at 1115 Del Webb Blvd. E coffee and conversation. The program begins at 7:30 with the Rev. Dr. Robert P. Tucker presenting Does Your Essence Precede Your Existence? This is a philosophical discourse about whats wrong about almost all religious views of human existence. Tucker is one of the founders and original board members of the humanist Association of West Central Florida. Visitors are welcome. This is the monthly Food Bank collection evening. April 12 This week will feature Hassan Shibly on Islam. The speaker is Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. He wants to answer any questions and address any concerns we may have about Islam The program begins at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.St. John the Divine announces holy week scheduleMaundy Thursday, April 5 7 p.m. Service with washing of feet, stripping of Altar, and Holy Eucharist, Ruskin campus on 705 9th St., SE Ruskin (Corner of SR674 and 9th St.) Good Friday, April 6 11 a.m. Good Friday Liturgy with Holy Eucharist, Sun City Center campus on 1015 Del Webb E. 2:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross, SCC campus 7 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy with Holy Eucharist, Ruskin campus Easter Sunday, April 8 8 a.m. Easter Communion with Hymns, SCC campus 9 a.m. Easter Contemporary Service, Ruskin campus 10:30 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt for children, Ruskin campus 11 a.m. Easter Communion with Choir, SCC Butterfly release celebrates EasterFollowing two of the Easter Sunday services at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, there will be a special butterfly release to celebrate Jesus Resurrection. The Church will have three services that morning: a Sonrise service at 6:45 a.m., and two Easter Cantata services at 9 a.m. and at 10:45 a.m. The two latter services will feature music and imagery performed by the 55 voice Chancel Choir, a chamber orchestra, Bellisima (the churchs fine handbell ensemble) and organist/accompanist Valerie Southwell. After each of these cantata services hundreds of painted lady and monarch butterflies will be released. A free Easter Sunday breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall and is open to all who attend services that day. For more information call Jeff Jordan, at 813-634-2539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center, visit www.sccumc.com. See the current issues of The Observer News, as well as past issues, classified advertising, advertising information, and much more! www.ObserverNews.net Holy Week at Calvarywww.calvarylutheranchurch.net On US Hwy. 41 N.between Apollo Beach and Ruskin across from Mira Bay645-1305 Easter Sunday April 8thSonrise..................6:00 a.m. Blended.................8:00 a.m. Contemporary......9:40 a.m. Traditional.........11:15 a.m. U.S. 41Apollo Beach ExitMira Bay Maundy Thursday ServiceApril 5th 7:00 p.m.Good FridayApril 6th Noon Tenebrae Service 7:00 p.m.

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6B APRIL 5, 2012 Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $38................before noon$30...................after noon$20...................after 3 pm $500 OFF Any RoundGolf Lessons $20Includes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 4/15/12Visit our New, Improved PRO SHOP1 Pier Drive, RuskinLEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DININGSteaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BARLive Music Every Wednesday and SaturdayOPEN TO TH E PUBLICTuesday-Saturday 11-8 pm NOW OPEN Sunday 11-6 pm for Lunch and NFL Direct TV Sunday Ticketwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com Were Here For You! We Welcome New PatientsOur practice provides a complete range of professional services including Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Thorough Examinations, Cleanings, Dental Makeovers and Implant Restorations. Michelle Halcomb, D.D.S.813-634-3396703 Del Webb Blvd. W., Suite B Sun City Center, FL 33573 We salute all of our men, women and Veterans of the Armed Forces! It is April and fishing couldnt be better. Whatever you want to fish for, is out there. Redfish are plentiful out there and for some reason they have become buddies with the mullet. If you see mullet jumping, the redfish are swimming along with them. Redfish are still a restricted catch with one per person per harvest not less than 18 inches or more than 27 inches. Tarpon have arrived a bit early this year. It makes exciting spring fishing for many since the tarpon is a Champion Game Fish. You need a permit or tag on your license to boat a tarpon. They will jump higher than the largest cabin cruiser when you make a strike. Be sure to have a buddy along if you plan to go tarpon fishing Average weight is 68 pounds with largest reported of 350 pounds. Tarpon is a trophy fish, caught and released. Take a photo before release for a taxidermist. Grouper season is now open including gags, so everyone is happy. What a wonderful month to fish! Some of the tourists are leaving, just in the prime of our fishing season. It is reported that gag grouper have wandered into our channels. Red grouper are out in about 60 feet of water. What a wonderful month to fishIf you havent caught that big one yet, go fishing!!!! Those fishing from docks, are eating lean white meated sheeps head this week. Silver trout are under a lot of private piers looking for shade from the Florida sun. Be careful not to spook them, but if you do make a strike you will have a great dinner. If you fish only fresh water, you still can fish for a variety of fish. We have both salt water and fresh water catches in our area. We have a variety of panfish, largemouth bass, and our great freshwater catfish. Upper Alafia and Little Manatee Rivers yield freshwater fishing as well as many lakes in the area. Amberjack are soaring and charging through our area. Watch the birds, they are following them. Approach with caution, as other boats are going after the same school as you. We have so many species out there now, it is hard to focus on one. Our waterways are an unexpected delight, enjoy our fishing and best of all our sunsets. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.By Jonie Maschek FISH TALES South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities Every Tuesday Jam Session 3 to 5 p.m. No charge for all Elks and their guests. Every 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. Monday, April 16 Blue Plate Special, $7, Menu: Ham Dinner with all the trimmings, Only 50 tickets will be sold. Monday, April 30 Blue Plate Special, $7, Menu: Meat Loaf with all the trimmings, Only 50 tickets will be sold. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S., Ruskin, FL 33570, Telephone 813-645-2089 and has a clean, smoke free environment.Attention all VeteransSun City Center Chapter #110 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has opened an outreach center in Conessa Hall at the Prince of Peace Church located at 702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center. Bob Gerdes and Darrell Katz are DAV certified service officers who will discuss benefits and assist with claims for all veterans in South Hillsborough County. Male and female Vets are welcome to participate in this non-denominational, and free service. Appointments are available for Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m.noon. Drivers also are needed to assist Veterans with transportation to James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa. For more information call Bob at 813-634-1761 or Darrell at 813-260-3692.

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8B APRIL 5, 2012 Its no surprise to nd an orange grove here in Florida. But most people dont realize that, along with providing crop nutrients to farmers across America, Mosaic farms its own citrus groves. We have about 6,000 acres of citrus in production, and 500 of those acres are on reclaimed land. As grove superintendent, I see things through, from planning to harvest. It makes sense that I keep Floridas land growing.www.mosaicfla.com 813-633-3065 1515 Sun City Center Plaza Missing?We offer technologically advanced lens implants for cataract surgery patients, including Crystalens, ReSTOR and Toric which can improve vision near, far and in between!Call 813-633-3065 for a consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Davis to nd out which lens implant is right for YOU!Ask us how Lifestyle Lens Implants are helping many people enjoy clearer vision.Dont let cataracts hinder your lifestyle.Jeffrey Davis, M.D. Fellowship-trained Cornea Specialist, Lasik and Cataract SurgeonYourEyeDoctors.com What are youMissing? Fire eels (above) swim freely at the University of Florida Aquaculture Research Lab in Ruskin. The lab was toured recently by a group of Hillsboroug County foster children under the sponsorship of South Bay Church in Riverview. At right, students examine microscopic live food caught in the wild.CHERE SIMMONS PHOTOSScott Graves, Biological Scientist and Farm Manager, explains the value of live feed for young fry before letting students look at each species under the microscope. Living coral grows in one of the greenhouses at the facility.Making a good ConnectionThe University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture Lab in Ruskin recently hosted a group of foster children from around Hillsborough County who participate in the Shepherds Connection, a ministry sponsored by South Bay Church of Riverview. This unique partnering with Hillsborough Kids is the only one of its kind in the county. It identifies foster children who are in line to be removed from their homes because they are about to reach 18 years old. Some homes will release the children even before they have graduated from high school. The Hillsborough Kids program assists these young adults with housing and educational opportunities who could otherwise be left homeless at a tender age. The Shepherds Connection mentors these children and gives them a loving environment while in their care. The group hosts field trips, fishing, picnics, and other outings, while giving one-on-one attention and focus on what God has planned for their lives, not society or circumstances. Scott Graves, an onsite biologist at the research lab, led the group through many facilities including the tropical fish hatchery building, spawning room, greenhouses and the laboratory. Students were able to look through the microscope at a variety of live feeds that are given to the newly hatched fish spawns. They were also able to feed shrimp to the fire eels, witness archer fish shoot down their lunch, see a live coral farm, and feed giant catfish. After the tour they reconvened at a local fish farm where they were each given a colorful Betta (Siamese fighting fish) in a small bowl, to take home. For more information on the Shepherds Connection program visit the church website at www. southbay.cc. For more information on the aquaculture lab visit http:// tal.ifas.ufl.edu/index.htm.

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No pets. 813-850-5217, 813-863-6123611 HousesOUSES foFOR RentENTSun City Center 55+ 2br/2ba, double garage, newly decorated, unfurnished. Club membership $850 monthly (annual) 813-6335277 or 813-401-1159 Sun City Center 55+ 2br/2ba or 1br/1ba. Includes: yard care, water, sewer, trash collection, recreation card. 813-6349695 612 APtsTS. foFOR RentRENTFor rent: Efficiency apartments. Weekly rates, utilities furnished 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896613 ConONDosOS foFOR RentRENTSuper, furnished, 1br/1.5ba in gated 55+ Kings Point, SCC. Washer/ dryer, cable, water, bus, clubhouse, activities. $650 monthly. Year lease 813-633-8083 614 DuDUPLeEX foFOR RentRENT live /work space. New construction in Ruskin. $875 monthly. Available now. 813-649-1599 Sun City Center. 55+ 2br/2ba/1cg. Ideal location includes water, lawn & garbage. All appliances Unfurnished. $675 monthly, annual. 813-634-3350 630 M.H. RentaRENTALsSOne bedroom RV on private property. References. $125 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813363-6001 2br/2ba doublewide. Ruskin area. $175 weekly plus utilities & deposit. 813-363-6001 Ruskin, 1br/1ba MH for rent in quiet setting, 1-2 people. No smoking, no pets, references needed. Weekly rent $150 includes utilities, $300 security deposit, 6 month minimum. Call 649-1599 8am-4pm. For RRent: Clean Mobile Homes With A/C. 813-677-1086For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896631 M.H. LotLOT RentaRENTALsSMH & RV lots for rent. Ruskin. $250 monthly plus deposit, includes water & sewer. 941-737-1944646 Wa ARehouseEHOUSE SPace ACEGarage & mini storage, RV lots & mobile home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 651 BooOOKKeeEEPIngNGQuickBooks tude: 1099s, W2s, forms, cleanup ing services, tutoring, software & issues, classes. Hourly rates. 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Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center. 813-846-7629 Flat rate $75, full clean Senior Home Companions, Inc.For Seniors by Active Seniors Call for FREE In-Home Consultation813-980-3408www.SeniorHomeCompanions.comLic. #232146 Our goal is to help seniors continue to live independently and comfortably by supporting you with active senior caregivers who are understanding and trustworthy. 20 YEARS of SERVICE 680 a ADuULt T & chCHILD caCAReEAdvertise in the newspaper that your community is reading.Please Recycle This Paper GREAT PRICE REDUCTION FOR WATERFRONT!! $279,900 OVER 1 ACRE ON LITTLE MANATEE RIVER. Features extra large bedrooms which includes in-law or guest quarters. 5-car garage for the car-lovers with extra carport. High bank of the river -out of the flood zone. This is a must see. Easy to show so CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 OVER 6 ACRES of beautiful secluded, wooded acreage, one-of-a-kind waterfront view. Property has M/M, well & septic. Two folio numbers. 165 ft. RIVER FRONT. $249,900 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 2 HOMES ON 1.39 ACRES ON THE LITTLE MANATTE RIVER and a freshwater pond. 4BR/3BA home (2380 sq.ft) and a 1BR/1.5BA with 1731 sq.ft. and a boathouse. $289,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 GREAT COMMERCIAL LOCATION! 2052 sq. ft. building with a great location on busy Shell Point Road in Ruskin. Nice size lot (72x170) with a circular driveway and parking for 6-12 vehicles. Large reception area, 6 private offices, kitchen area, 1 full bath and 1 half bath. $150,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHER-IN-LAW QUARTERS on over acre lot. 3,040 sq ft 2BR/3.5BA, plus a den that could easily convert to third bedroom. Built in 2007 and is in excellent condition. Special features include: vaulted ceilings, crown molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center-island and a sink, custom cabinets, master bath with garden tub & separate shower & a nice size sitting room & much more! This is a short sale but worth the wait. $215,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 PRICE REDUCED!!! GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT LOCATION!! Quaint and cozy 1BR/1BA with a dock and two storage sheds. Large lot with towering oak trees and completely fenced with 121 feet on the river. Just $119,900 CALL KAY PYE 813-361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 BUILDING LOT cleared with RCD-12 zoning for residential or duplex. $15,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NICE PRICE REDUCTION FOR COUNTRY CHARM KEY WEST FLAVOR. 3BR, 2.5BA, Mexican tile throughout, wet bar with icemaker & sink, glass doors on kitchen cabinets, French doors to patio. Plantation shutters in front bedroom, vaulted ceilings. Koi pond with waterfall, wrap-around porch & private screened cat porch. Loads of storage & closet space. 1.59 acres with fruit trees & oak trees & lots of parking space, garage with workshop. Truly one of a kind. Priced at $349,900. CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 COMMERCIAL ACREAGE IN RUSKIN! 3.7 acres (MOL) with CG Zoning. The initial work has been done for office buildings. This property has a great location, on corner of 10th St. SW and Woodland Estates. $374,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NEW COMMERCIAL LISTING APOLLO BEACH: Great retail location on Apollo Beach Blvd. Special features include: 1890 sq. ft. built in 2006, tract lighting, small utility kitchen, handicap bath, alarm system with digital cameras, free standing custom built showcases with glass tops, shelving, mahogany wood trip, loads of storage. $234,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 VALRICO BEAUTY! No waiting for banks approval on this very well maintained 4BR/2BA POOL home. This property is loaded with special features including: a large fenced yard (just under acre), gorgeous wood floors & ceramic tile, updated kitchen with tons of cabinets and counter space, extra large bonus room with patio doors opening to pool and cabana. No HOA or CDD fees! $194,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY -PRICE REDUCED!! PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Owner will consider both purchase and lease option offers with flexible terms. This property has 200 ft. on U.S. Hwy. 41 and is set up for both office and warehouse space. The property is completely fenced in with parking for over 30 vehicles. This is a great location for a business that needs easy highway access and flexible space. Dont miss this opportunity! $440,000!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 WATERFRONT LOT -Beautiful building lot ready for the home of your dreams located on a wide canal with no bridges to the bay, sailboat water. Lot size is 75 x 140 mol with county water and sewer available & no HOA. $90,000 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program." CALL (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.comCALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS.........645-3211Celebrating 88 Years 1924 2012SUN CITY CENTER -SINGLE FAMILY HOME. Beautifully maintained home in Sun City Center with enclosed screened front porch and large workroom adjacent to the 2-car garage. A new HVAC system was installed in 2011 and a new roof in 2005. This popular floor plan offers 1803 sq. ft. of living space with lots of closets and tile and carpet throughout. Call today to make an appointment to see this lovely home and make it yours!! $104,500 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 RUSKIN WATERFRONT!! Large & spacious 3BR/2BA home located just off the Ruskin Inlet with no bridges to Tampa Bay. Over 100 ft. of seawall give you plenty of room for a large boat or sailboat. Short Sale offered at $199,000 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 ALMOST ONE & ONE HALF ACRES to build that dream home and have room to spare. Partially cleared and level with county water and sewer available. Dead-end street with little traffic. Much potential. Asking $60,000. CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540. SUMMERFIELD NEW LISTING! Greatly kept 3BR/2BA 2-car garage house on conservation lot and pond. All 3 large BR, huge walk-in-closet in MBR, split plan, vaulted ceilings, ceramic tiles in living area, large kitchen with dining area, lots of oak cabinets and pantry closet, screened lanai overlooking water, sprinkler system and more! $115,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RUSKIN POOL HOUSE ON LARGE LOT: In desirable secluded area, high and dry, still close to river and boat ramp. 2BR+Den/2BA, Garage, large kitchen, huge family room overlooking screened pool, fenced backyard with gazebo and shed. $125,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 COMMERCIAL ACRE WITH HOUSE AND OFFICE SPACE: Right in town, this cleared lot has beautiful shady oaks, circular driveway and large road frontage with easy access to U.S. 41 & I-75. The 2,600 sq. ft. of house & office space, with 2.5BA, inside utility-rm, screened porch and detached double garage and carport will be perfect for your business and family. Offered at $239,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 FARMLAND FOR SALE IN RUSKIN: 72 Acres with 2 wells, located in warm area, close to town and main Hwys. Presently farmed. Offered at $779,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 NICE 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE ON OWN LOT: Large MBR & MBA, L shaped living/dining-room with built-in china cabinet, glass enclosed addition, carport, utility shed. No HOA, not in flood zone. $54,500. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 CAN YOU DIG IT? Yes, and you can build on it or develop it or...? Waterfront lot with great view. $95,000. Acreage near I-75 priced at appraised value of $155,000. Even down and dirty offers considered. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 HAVE YOU BEEN WAITING LIKE SO MANY OTHERS to live in THE neighborhood? Nows your chance to buy immaculate, move-in ready home quickly. 3BR/2BA 2 story, downstairs master BR, updated kitchen and bath, newer upgraded carpet, deck, 2-car garage. Lots of custom features. Just $159,900. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 LIVE CLOSE TO WORK. Maybe even in same building if you open business in this commercial listing on busy Shell Point Road. Once used for plumbing business but now just waiting for your ideas and offer. $89,900. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!! Large addition, screened porch, utility room, carport, furnished, well maintained. Furnished, with large enclosed addition, carport, shed. 3BR/2BA, huge enclosed addition, screened porch, carport. Sold furnished. on large own fenced corner lot, with enclosed addition, inside utility, carport, roofover, 2 sheds. No HOA. If you need to buy or sell, please call me: SOLD! SOLD! Claire TortCELL:(813) 363-7250 SOLD!

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www.ObserverNews.netApril 5, 2012 Volume 56 Number 11 2 SectionsTHE OBSERVER NEWS SCC residents have submitted a petition seeking another round of voting concerning the land swap near the North Lakes golf course. See page 3 PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8INSIDE: SECTION B: MEMBER WEST FLORIDA THE 20 0 8BEST O F SOUTH SHORESCCs Oldest & Most Trusted Flooring Dealer Family Owned & Operated813-633-71161629 Sun City Center Plaza (near SCC Post Office)www.JohnMooreFloorCovering.com YOUR PURCHASE OF $1,999 OR MORE.Cannot be combined wtih any other offer. Not valid on prior purchases, sale or clearance items. Expires 5/31/12 Whatever happened about...By MELODY JAMESON Skyview HOASun City Center retirees in this long established homeowners association will not have to come up with $5,000, give or take a few hundred, to cover installation of a backflow valve on their master water meter at least for the time being. In January, the HOA, comprised of 14 single family homes along Council Drive built in the 1960s, learned its private residences had been labeled commercial property by Hillsboroughs Water Resource Services under WRS interpretation of the countys backflow ordinance. The ordinance categorizes five or more dwelling units receiving potable water from the public supply through a single meter as commercial property, a provision long considered as describing apartment and condo developments. Shocked to find their homes classified as commercial and lacking funds on hand to cover such high, unexpected expense, the seniors appealed to others for help, including The Observer which detailed the situation in its March 22 issues. The newspaper sought answers from county commissioners, emphasizing the highly questionable attempt to make an ordinance first drafted in 1994 retroactively enforceable on homes built 30 years earlier. WRS personnel have stated variously that the ordinance can and cannot be applied retroactively. That same week, Paul Vanderploog, county public utilities director, announced no further enforcement action against the Skyview group and another HOA until further noticed by the Public Utilities Department. Vanderploog indicated that notice is contingent on re-consideration of ordinance provisions by his department, county attorneys and Floridas Department of Environmental Protection. Operation Medicine CabinetCollection of outdated and unused prescription medications, conducted periodically in the South County by the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office, is scheduled for 9 AM to noon Thursday (April 5) at Community Hall, South Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center. See WHATEVER HAPPENED ABOUT, page 4Proposals for zoning overlay presented at Open HousePENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSBoy Scouts earning their Community Citizenship Badge, took one step closer to becoming Eagle Scouts by being involved in the Overlay Plan. Here, from left, are Alec Leslie, Rowdy Driggers, and Brandon Cusic along with Denise St. Sauveur, who supervised them while they worked on the project. By PENNY FLETCHER penny@pennyetcher.comRUSKIN County planners spoke to a packed house for the first time since meetings concerning a proposed zoning overlay along U.S. 41 from Big Bend Road to the Little Manatee River Bridge started 10 months ago. Instead of the usual 15 to 20 people, at least 80 packed into the meeting room at the South Shore Regional Library March 27 to see the many charts and drawings compiled after getting public input at monthly meetings for the last 10 months. Large posters showed the preferred methods of signs, landscaping, parking lot arrangement, and (for new or renovating businesses) building design. It was made clear that the building design requirements only apply to new construction of retail commercial or office space and not to residential or manufacturing or industrial plants. Planners said manufacturing and industrial plants were deliberately left out so future industry and jobs would not be discouraged in the areas already zoned for heavy commercial like the area surrounding the intersection of Big Bend Road and U.S. 41 all the way west to Tampa Bay. There are some specific rules that could apply to See OVERLAY OPEN HOUSE, page 10New life, new season PHOTO BY ROLF SULZBERGERTop winner of the SCC Photo Club Viewers Choice award was the above photo by Rolf Sulzberger aptly named Born Today. With thoughts of spring and rebirth during this week of Easter, these chicks had perfect timing. The voting took place at last months Fun Fest where nearly 2,500 ballots were cast for 61 entries. Read Mitch Traphagens story about a local artist and her one-woman exhibit on page 2, and dont miss his column Observations on page 14 See Section B for Holy Week services and other church-related news

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2 APRIL 5, 2012 Chefs Carving Station Entrees & Accompaniments Desserts Adults: $24.95 Children:$14.95 Sunset Grill at Little Harbor SoupGarde Manger Displays Endless Salad Bar Chilled Seafood Display Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time. Martin Luther John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.Everyone is invited...Come celebrate the gift of Easter with us at to celebrate the awesome gift of Easter!Christ the King Lutheran Church LCMS 11421 Big Bend RD Riverview, FL 33579 (813) 677-1332 Sunday, April 8, 2012 Sunrise Service 7 a.m. Easter Breakfast 8 a.m. Childrens Activities 9 a.m. Festival Service 10 a.m. SCC artist speaks volumes with her brushMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOBy %  itcren mitch@observernews.netSUN CITY CENTER Artist Virginia Laudano has a lot to say. Her words, what she sees and feels, come through as brush strokes on canvas and wood sometimes with quiet subtlety, sometimes more loudly, but always with underlying beauty consistent in an inconsistent world. She is a renowned artist, a teacher, and is completely open when talking about her work, from the basics to advanced topics. In Laudano, the teacher is equal to the artist. Laudanos art is now on display in a one-woman exhibit at the Sun City Center Art Gallery on Cherry Hills Drive. The exhibit will run through April 29 and features her work with oil, acrylic and watercolor. For anyone in South Hillsborough, it is well worth a visit and well worth taking time to examine each piece and to revel in the detail and intricacy that speaks volumes through Laudanos brush. Laudano is most famous for the oil painting, HOPE, which she completed in the weeks after the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. She envisioned the painting during a prayer meeting for the victims and began work on it immediately afterwards. The original painting is now on display on the 11th floor of the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York City, but prints of the painting were given to Presidents Obama and Bush, former Governor Jeb Bush, and thousands of others.Artist Virginia Laudano with her art in the Fine Arts Gallery at the Sun City Center Art Club. Her onewoman exhibit runs through April 29.Her current exhibit expands upon HOPE with an impression that life does indeed go on. Laudano captures moments of time and the beauty of the commonplace. The texture of her work brings life to her subjects in ways that no photograph can possibly manage. Her unique view on things many people may miss, along with her willingness to experiment, combines to create stunningly beautiful, contemporary, unique works that illustrate the beauty of the world around us. I love texture, I love space, and I love value, Laudano said of her work, referring to some of the elements of art. With a moment or two spent before any of her paintings, her love of those elements is clearly revealed, as is her long experience with color and how it interacts and separates. Within each piece in her exhibit, there is a message that the artist conveys with her brush. It is a message of beauty and of hope. Laudano is the recipient of numerous awards from art shows across the Tampa Bay area, and her art is in collections across the nation. She taught art at the Hillsborough Correctional Facility, has given workshops in acrylic painting and printmaking at the South Shore and Ruskin libraries, and currently teaches at the Sun City Center Art Club. Virginia Laudanos exhibit runs through April 29 in the Fine Arts Gallery at the Sun City Center Art Club on Cherry Hills Drive. For more information, email club president Kristine Littrell at klittrell@rochester.rr.com.

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APRIL 5, 2012 3 We are a AAA Approved Auto Repair CenterAt Home Auto Care, Inc.(exactly 1 mile south of SR 674/College Ave.)(813) 645-0339OPEN Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.www.athomeauto.netLic# MVS51635461044-34980 BRANDON PEST CONTROLPhone: (813) 685-7711Fax: (813) 685-360710 Locations in Florida, Georgia & Tennessee CALL FOR FREE INSPECTIONASK ABOUT TERMIDORCelebrating 38 Years in Business TERMITES? Permanent Hair Removal~FACIALS~ ELECTROLYSIS$40 per -hour Laurie Collier, RE, CCE101 Flamingo Drive, Ste. B & ECorner of US 41 & Flamingo DriveApollo Beach, FL 33572 Call for appt. 813-244-0341 Equal treatment could be critical to inmates futures By MELODY JAMESON%  BALM As the Hillsborough Correctional Institution here is being mothballed over the outspoken objections of inmates, volunteers and legislators, a supportive but thin legal thread remains untied down. It came out of an attempt to forestall the closure by Floridas Department of Corrections with a court-ordered injunction initiated by an inmate and filed by a sympathetic Tallahassee attorney. A Leon County circuit court judge denied the injunction plea but left the door open to a possible, eventual declaratory judgment based on an equal treatment argument. That argument, however, can be returned to the courtroom only by some of the women prisoners relocated to the Lowell Reception Center, a new section of the massive Lowell correctional complex near Ocala. And they must experience life at Lowell in order to make it. In the meantime, several inmates of Floridas first faithbased, character-building prison for women with a remarkably low recidivism rate and a volunteer base of mentors or teachers numbering in the hundreds, shared their reflections with The Observer. Patsy Mae Caksackkar, like hundreds of others, tried in February to persuade Gov. Rick Scott and Ken Tucker, acting secretary for the state corrections system, of HCIs importance. She related how she arrived at HCI nearly three years ago, coming from Lowell C.I. in a wheelchair emotionally and physically crippled. Today, she said, in HCI I have recovered. I can walk and I contribute daily That recovery she attributed to the encouragement of being treated with respect as a human being by staff on the HCI compound, regaining my identity and a renewed sense of self worth. She referred to the 22 certificates she earned at HCI upon completing a number of classes. At Lowell, she added, she could take just five classes during more than seven years there. She pointed to volunteers and mentors at HCI, noting I only knew eight volunteers at Lowell. In that facility, she stated, you lose your self-esteem and no one is there to help you. It may not be a perfect world, she concluded but this (HCI) is a perfect program for these women. Shelli Stone was raised in a single-parent household, surrounded by a substantial, loving family after her fathers death when she was five years old, she said. But, at 17 she was pregnant. Yet, by her 18th birthday she had finished high school and was enrolled in a community college. Then, she inherited a $40,000 lump sum. It opened the door to the party lifestyle, addiction to ecstasy and heroin, check forgery and grand theft, she admitted. And, in May, 1998, Shelli Stone, driving a stolen vehicle, was involved in a high speed chase ending in a crash that killed a sheriffs deputy and her own passenger. She survived to get a 34-year sentence for multiple counts, including vehicular homicide. Imprisoned in Lowell, she became a certified law clerk and in 2007 came to HCI, planning to continue the work. She completed more than 15 classes and became deeply involved in faith-related activities, she said. HCI works!, she asserted. My mind has been renewed and my heart has been transformed. Its important that HCI be maintained, she added, that an institution with the highest number of volunteer hours in the state and the lowest recidivism rate be saved not just for me, but for the other Shelli Stones who really want to changebecome better people. A current five-year sentence for trafficking and forging prescriptions is not Natasha Smiths first brush with prison. She was incarcerated in 2003 at Lowell where I saw drugs, sex and alcohol pretty much on an everyday basis, she said. I fit right inI had that mentality, thats what life is about. She went on to work release and soon was back on the street doing the same thing. Why? she asked 3808 Sun City Center Blvd.(former Danny Boys location)Sun City Center TO GO ORDERS:(813) 633-3344Open For Easter Sunday7 am. to 2:30 p.m. Breakfast Served till 11 a.m. (After 11 a.m. Board Specials Only)BOARD SPECIALS Regular menu items always available except on major holidays rhetorically, Because I never stoppedsimply was warehoused with people of like sickness After coming to HCI in 2010, Smith completed a Toastmasters International course, enrolled in the Jacksonville Baptist Seminary aiming for a degree in seminary studies and has earned certificates in Culinary Arts and Cake Decorating, training under Chef Rubye Maria Tarrant. When released this time, she said, she plans to make two goals her reality: pastor a church and partner with a family member in establishing a restaurant. Her business plan names it Heavenly Tastes. Shell still be in her 30s, she asserted, and ready to be a role model for her seven children. She calls herself the prodigal daughter and her prison a blessing. It was all of this that Plaintiff and HCI Inmate Denise Turbeville was attempting to PHOTO COURTESY NAnNCY WILLIAMSBefore they vacated the closing Hillsborough Correctional Institution last week, about 100 of the remaining women inmates gathered for a group photo on the rolling landscape that characterized this different kind of prison both they and hundreds of volunteer teachers had come to value highly. They left an aging facility that became a role model for successful rehabilitation proven by a remarkable low re-entry rate. Many of these prisoners, given a choice, would not have traded their older campus in need of repair for their new center in the massive Lowell correctional complex near Ocala.See HCI CLOSURE, page 15Second petition aims for vote on land deal By MELODY JAMESON%  SUN CITY CENTER Residents here who continue to question a proposed land swap have submitted a second signature petition seeking a community membership vote. David Floyd, a SCC Community Association director and board secretary, said Monday he received that morning a petition of about 40 pages containing more than 400 signatures calling for a vote by CA members demonstrating either approval for or rejection of the proposal to trade a few concessions for a few acres of the idle North Lakes Golf Course. The proposal was outlined in a Letter of Intent dated December 30, 2011, and involves turn -over to the association of five to six acres on the courses ninth hole by ClubLink Enterprises, owner of the communitys golf courses, in exchange for several concessions related to aspects of the 1984 Agreement which could be helpful to the Canadabased golf resort operator. The exchange would not be a purchase transaction. The CA has proposed using the added acreage adjacent to the Atrium complex for needed additional parking. Opponents of the deal have raised objections, strongly suggesting the prospective concessions could prove to be harmful losses to residents in the long run. See 2ND PETITION, page 18

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Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen ................. Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Melody Jameson ...... Contributing WriterAll press releases, news articles and photos may be emailed to news@ observernews.net, faxed to 645-4118, or mailed to Observer News, 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW, Ruskin, FL 33570SALES:Vilma Stillwell ... Display Advertising Rep. vilma@observernews.net Nan Kirk ........... Display Advertising Rep. nan@observernews.netFor current rates and circulation information visit our website at www.ObserverNews.netCLASSIFIED / CIRCULATION:Beverly Kay ......... Classied / Circulation beverly@observernews.netPRODUCTION:Jason Martin ......... Graphic Arts / Layout jason@observernews.net Chere Simmons .... Graphic Arts / Layout chere@observernews.net Sue Sloan ............. Composition / Layout sue@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necesssarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Riverview Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc.We Accept: Audited by: Award-Winning Newspapers By William Hodges Random good deeds are everywhereReading the newspapers and watching news shows at any hour give us a very jaded view of the world in which we live. It seems like every headline screams, Disaster! Disaster! Disaster! But is our world truly the disaster por trayed by the news media? I think not. I believe that if we just pay attention, there are random acts of kindness being committed right under our noses every day. For the past week, I have made it my business to watch and record some good things people did. Here are some of the things I have seen. intersection, with the hood of her minivan up. She stared at it as it smoked. Two small children were strapped into their seats. Not being much of a mechanic, I knew there wasnt much I could do to help fix the car, but I joined another gentleman who had already stopped, with the idea we could push her van out her radiator had overheated, because it looked like steam rather than smoke; but I learned her transmission was low on fluid and the other gentleman who had stopped had added fluid for her. He had leaked some on the exhaust which caused the smoke. Just as I arrived on the scene, another young man in rying a bottle of spring water. He said he had just purchased it from the grocery store, but if she needed water for her car, he would gladly up and offered the use of her cell phone to the owner of the vehicle. In a matter of minutes, four strangers had taken time out of their lives to try to help this woman and her children. downtown Tampa where two parking meters are on the same post. I was in a hurry and quickly put my money in the meter. When I came back to my car, there was a note on my windshield which read, I saw you putting money in the meter, but I also noticed it was the wrong meter. I hated to see you get a ticket for an honest mistake, so I put money in your meter. It was signed, was only 50 cents but, again, what a wonderful act of random kindness. kindness are done by individuals for the good of everyone. For instance, I recently saw a woman walking down the street carrying a bag. Every so often, she would bend over, pick up a piece of trash, and put it in the bag. When I complimented her on being so civic minded, she said that for years she had been doing exercises which required her to bend down and touch her toes. This way, she could do her exercise and help clean the street at the same time. None of these incidents are that unusual. They happen day in and day out. In fact, they are so common that you wont see them on the news. The day you do, look out! Because news is just thatsomething that is different from ordinary daily occurrences. The day that common kindness is something strange or different let the mainstream media continue to inform us of the things that go wrong in our society, but let each of us take time to appreciate the good things. There are random acts of kindness everywhere you look. You just have to look. 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 ch. 30). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com; Call 813-641-0816. bill@billhodges.com; www.billhodges.com Deputy Chris Girard emphasized that only prescription meds can be accepted for disposal by the law enforcement agency. He said the collection process does not apply to over -the-counter formulations or illegal substances. Those making use of Operation Medicine Cabinet should follow signage to the exact collection site in the Community Hall complex, Girard said. The local semiannual trade show will be ongoing at the same time in the complex. SCC Trade Show Some 70 vendors are expected to take part in the spring trade exhibition sponsored by the SCC Chamber of Commerce in Community Hall, said Dana Dittmar, chamber executive director. Those visiting the show will be able to register for a $10,000 Rescue, an air conditioning and heating contractor, and for a weekend for two on Treasure Island, including hotel and meals, she added. The weekend get-away will be presented at the end of the exhibition and the cash award is to be made later in the year at the end of the area trade show season, Dittmar noted. In addition, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections personnel will assist newcomers with registering to vote in the upcoming local and national elections and the latest version of the local golf cart handbook with maps defining legal golf cart pathways will be available. Balm Post Office Slated for closure a year ago as to save money by eliminating and consolidating facilities, the historic, century-old Balm agencys hit list. While the agency has named hundreds of postal stations across the country as potential closures and has eliminated a number of facilities in Florida, the little post office which has been the heart of its community business for many decades and was vigorously defended by Balm residents has escaped the budget axe to date. Debbie Fetterly told The Observer this week, a moratorium on closures now is in effect as the agency tries to work out an alternative plan to help it survive a heavy debt burden. Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonWhatever happened about...

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X 8 5 APRIL 5, 2012 5 Summer Camp registration will take place from from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at All Peoples Life Center, 6105 East Sligh Ave. in Tampa Fees will be $76 for traditional day camps and $120 for specialty nature camps, which are a two-week session. Bakas Equestrian camp is $50 per day. Income-based discounts are available. More than 15 different day summer camps will be offered from June 18 to Aug. 10. On registration day, May 5, parents will journey through displays, props, gizmos and happy faces to choose the camp that best meets their childs interests. Parents have the option to register their child at a Traditional Day Camp for the entire summer, or they can design their own camp by mixing and matching two weeks sessions with the Specialty Nature camps. Traditional Day Camps Traditional day camps are held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 through Aug. 10, and can be registered two weeks at a time. Bi-weekly themes vary from park to park, and they all include a community garden component and a reading component that helps keep children on grade level reading while having fun. An optional field trip to a theme park will be available at an additional cost. summer themes that highlight fitness, nature and the Olympics. Activities for ages 5-15 will include games, athletics, arts and crafts, field trips and special speakers. offering a diverse fun summer program for ages 5-15. Daily and weekly activities will include field trips, arts and crafts, educational programs, indoor and outdoor games, fun, fun, and more fun. Themes include WaWeek. Wild Adventures, and Around the World in 10 Days. Nature Day Camps The nature day camps are two-week long camps specializing on a spearound educational outdoor activities at Hillsborough Countys parks, trails and waterways. Simmons Park offers two fun-filled weeks of fishing and outdoor skills end with a deep sea fishing trip. Therapeutic Camps is a summer day camp designed for participants ages 5-22 with disabili ties such as autism, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and learning disabilities. Activities include sports, games, arts and crafts, and cooking, as well as special events, swimming and field trips. This camp is $38 per week. Income-based discounts are available. Equestrian Summer Camp at the Bakas Center is open to children ages 5-17 who love horses, and have always wanted to learn to ride. The cost for this camp is $50 per day or $250 per week. This camp is limited to 15 participants per day. Activities vary, and may include horse care, riding, arts/crafts, fishing, canoeing, carriage riding, hay rides, slip and slide, and possible off-site field trips. Fridays are Horse Show Day! Parents are encouraged to come watch their child compete and see how they have progressed through the week of lessons. Extended care is available for an additional fee. For more View more information on Hillsborough Countys summer camps online. Summer Camps are expected to fill up quickly, and space is limited. Find out if space is left after the May 5 registration day by calling HillsSummer camp fun starts in Hillsborough County parks Corr Elementarys Terrific Kids announcedAccepting/celebrating similarities and differences is the goal of Corr Elementary School students. The Valasco, Anabel Zuniga, William Beltran, Lezeth Fuentes, and Jonathan Calder. Eagles Set Their Weekly Activities 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 2nd Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7 Dinner by the Auxiliary. Music by The Sister Act from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8 Easter Sunday Ham Dinner by the Ladies AuxTuesday, April 10 Come on down and socialize. New Eagle ScoutDistrict Vice Chairman Michael van Hoek presents the Eagle Scout Honor held at Aldermans Ford Park on March 25. For his Eagle Servof Lithia, and is a member of Troop 610. Troop 610 is chartered by St. former Scoutmaster Mike Mann. Calling all women of the Military Sea ServiceTampa Bay WAVES Unit #55 will meet at 11 a.m. on Saturday, can Church, 10701 Bloomingdale held in St. Annes Hall, located at the rear of the church building. Membership in the Unit and in the parent organization, WAVES National, is open to all women who served honorably (including those currently serving) in the U.S. Navy, Navy Nurse Corps, Coast Service, or related reserve components. For more information, call JeanThe Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service is offering a variety of free educational classes for April, 2012. The Extension Service is an educational program within county government which brings the resources of the Univer sity of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (IFAS) to Manatee County to: solve local problems, provide educational opportunities promote economic enhancement and development, and improve the quality of life for all of our citizens. Registration Instructions Unless otherwise noted, all classes are free and are held at the Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service, 1303 17th St. shop size is limited. For workshops that require a fee, make checks payable to Friends of Extension. website at http://manatee.ifas.ufl. workshops. Located on the Extension Service grounds at 1303 17th St. W. in Palmetto, the educational gardens are designed to showcase the different ways Manatee County residents can be more successful gar deners and make their yards more Florida-Friendly. The different gar dens feature growing vegetables in small spaces and salad tables, recycling fountains for herbs, bird and butterfly attractors, backyard fruit trees, conserving water with native plants, low-volume irrigation, rain barrels and various composting bins display how to recycle yard vite you for a tour! To ensure that through the gardens, please make Agriculture and Extension Service offers workshops able for impromptu visits. April 5 -Compost Happens Home Composting Workshop your kitchen scraps and yard waste into useful soil amend ments, along with details on how to set up a home compost bin. Presented by Michelle Atkinson, Florida-Friendly Landscaping TM Coordinator. April 10 -Herd Health Management Program from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Preventing diseases through the use of a herd health manage ment plan saves time and money. Christa Kirby, Extension Agent, for additional information or to register. Location: Turner AgriStreet, Arcadia.

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If, however, you die broke, or there isnt enough money left over to pay your unsecured debts credit cards, medical bills, per sonal loans then your estate is declared insolvent, and your credi tors (those you owe) will have to eat the loss. There are, however, a couple of exceptions that would make your kids legally responsible for your unsecured debt after you pass away: if your son or daughter Dear Savvy Senior, What happens to a persons debt after they die? At age 78, I have accumulated quite a bit of credit card and medical debt over the past few years and am concerned about leaving my son and daughter with a big bill after I die. What can you tell me? Old and Broke Dear Old, In most cases when a person with debt dies, its their estate, not their kids thats legally responsible. By Jim Miller Dying with Debt: Will your Children inherit your obligations? THE SAVVY SENIORis a joint holder on a credit card account that you owe on, or if they co-signed on a loan with you. 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10 APRIL 5, 2012 Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy ATTENTION Contractors:Check out our selection of tools and supplies www.TampaCrossties.com Commercial Quality Outdoor Furniture Beautiful, Large Landscape Rocks & Boulders Furniture is perfect for beach, pool deck, sundeck, front porch or around the re Variety of Concrete Outdoor Furniture & Accessories deck at a fraction of the price of $ 9 90 Used Railroad Crosstieseach Mulch & Gravel Need Landscaping Advice? Speak with one of our Professionals! 813-641-0090 downtown beautification and development between College and 19th avenues. If the businesses that are in that plaza arent going to have to abide by the overlay standards, Debbie McGrary said, we wont want to put our money in it. They said they would have to take their business to another town. But the shop they propose is just the kind of thing the RTC is looking for to anchor that dark, bare area. Several improvements have been made there already, including a large mural on the south side of the last building in the back of the plaza that was done as a community art project several Overlay open house Continued on page 15years ago. We have to make sure the rest of the center is made to fix up before we go any further, Debbie McGrary continued. The McGrarys have lived full time in MiraBay for only four months but have been traveling back and forth between their home in Maryland and Ruskin for many months planning their venture. Sandy Council, who has been working hard on the work group that gathered public input from both Ruskin and Apollo Beach residents over the last months, said that perhaps some administrative process could be put in place to deal with the case by case basis that long-time businesses in Ruskin GOT S C R E E N E D ?I F Y O U A R E C O NC E R NE D A B OUT A SK I N GR O W T H W E W O UL D BE H A P P Y T O E V A L U A T E I T F O R Y O U C A L L T O D A Y F O R A F R E E S K I N C A N C E R S C R E E N I N G !N O W A C C EPT I N G A V M E D I N S U R A N C E Ho w a r d A O r i b a M .D | Mi cha e l G C a r u so M .D | Le sl e e Ba u t e P A .T h e S k in C a n cer C ent er s / D er m at ol o g y A s soc i a t es4 0 0 2 S u n C i t y Cen t e r B l v d U nit 1 0 2 S u n C i t y C e n t e r F L 3 3 5 7 3( O n e B l o c k W e s t o f the H o s p i tal )8 1 3 6 3 4 1 455 S I G N U P F O R A F R E E S K I N C A N C E R SCR EEN I N GBR I N G T H I S C O U P ON I N T O R E CEIVE A F R E E G I F T existing businesses (retail and offices) renovating more than certain percentages of their space. There will be a design exception process in place to deal on a case-by-case basic, pointed out planner Jose Fernandez, who has been in charge at most of the monthly meetings. We realize there are parts of Ruskin that are already built and thriving and we dont want to put a stop to that. But how to make certain beautification requirements of the overlay work in areas already built is a major concern to some. Debbie and Kevin McGrary want to build a retro-style bicycle store with all the bells and whistles including spinning classes and a nutritional bar in the open area of Thriftway Plaza, which is the area bordered by the Ruskin Post Office, Marwan auto and two strip malls. A large section of this plaza has been bare since a fire destroyed the Thriftway grocery store there about 15 years ago. Recently, this has been one of the main areas of concentration of the Ruskin Town Center group which is working on future plans for Ruskins present. The lot sizes and buildings dont allow for change to the location of parking lots and things like that like they do with new development, Council said. Fernandez and fellow-planner John Healey shared the comment sheets that were written during the meeting with me several days later, after they had been read by county planners. They included such things as the following quotes: We need to seek grant funding We need to address the noise and nuisance issues with more buffer zones and landscaping We need more mixed-use right

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Some restrictions apply. 7 $ 99 $ 149 Expires 4/30/12$99 $ 99with rebate SPRING Stop by and meet our new staff Tuesday Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Miriam Luisa Maria AnnetteAnnettes Beauty SalonFULL SERVICE SALON for Men and WomenCorner Hwy. 301 & S.R. 674, Suite #108in the Village Plaza (next to Copper Penny)634-5422 abandoned pet cats in addition to the feral ones. Not all of the felines prowling the perimeters of the golf courses and parking lots are scrappy fighting critters. Many of them were house pets who, for whatever reason, no longer have a home or anyone to care for and love them. On another note, it isnt just cats that are out there looking for food. I have talked to owners of several businesses who are leaving food out for (in no particular order) an iguana, a family of chipmunks, two sandhill cranes and a chicken. (In return, the chicken leaves the law firm a speckled egg every morning.) Kazzy has settled in beautifully here at the Chamber and recovered nicely from her spay surgery. Shes greeting visitors, which is her job, along with chasing down any bugs and rodents who might venture our way. She is, by far, the most popular mascot we have ever had here, with visitors dropping in bringing TECH TALKBy: Dana Dittmar, Executive DirectorSCC Chamber News You, Me, and BusinessIt seems our rescue of Kazzy, the black cat found wandering the woods around the Seafood Dive, has transformed into an entire movement. I have received so many emails and letters from different groups in the area who are involved in taking care of our homeless and feral felines. In fact, we were asked by the South Shore Felines and the Cat Fanciers Club if the Chamber would be a drop-off site for unopened dry and canned cat food. So, after about thirty seconds of deliberation, we decided to create Kazzys Kloset. The collection bin will be here all the time with monthly food drives by members of the various groups. We will also have a box for financial donations to support the spay/neuter programs. Kazzys rescue has sparked a whole group to take notice of the issue of the Community Cat populations in the south county area. These are loose, lost and catnip treasures and providing a temporary lap. Century 21 Realtor David Richie called me the other day and informed me of another situation involving rescued animals. David was the executor of an estate, and the deceased had left a sizable amount to the Critter Area Rescue Effort. Would I be interested in going with him to present the check? On Thursday of last week, David and I went out to C.A.R.E. to hand them their check for $50,000. I suggested to them they put $49,925 of it into their reserve account and take $75 and put it towards a membership at the Chamber. Im glad to say their director stopped by that very afternoon! So come by the Chamber, drop off a bag or a can of cat food, and get an appreciative ankle rub from Kazzy. Shell thank you for your help in taking care of her friends and cousins outside.You, Me & BusinessBy Dana Dittmar KAZZY 13 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.FaithFaith is a female Calico cat of extraordinary beauty. Unfortunately she has had a rough time in her recent life. She was found as a stray by a loving C.A.R.E. volunteer. Faith is now looking for a forever home with a loving owner. As part of her adoption she has been brought up to date on her shots, spayed and microchipped. Wont you visit C.A.R.E. with the idea of keeping the Faith in your family? DOB: February 2, 2010. C.A.R.Es PupsKya, Lola, and Phoebe are three beautiful Hound mix puppies. They were left at a fruit stand, with no mommy in sight. They are now at the shelter receiving the TLC they need. They each have their own little personalities but, all three puppies are very sweet and love the attention they are getting from their human care takers. They are going to be around 50 lbs., so apartment living is not ideal. Vet references are preferred. As part of their adoption, the puppies will be spayed, microchipped, and brought current on their shots. DOB: January 29, 2012.

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A door opened and a smiling man yelled out, Hey, yall want a ride? We hopped in and enjoyed the blissfully cool air conditioning and the comfort of the leather seats. Thats how we met Steve and Ann. They were cruisers, too, but with a slightly higher budget than ours, one that allowed for rental vehicles such as the SUV that may well have kept me from experiencing an unpleasant coronary incident. Steve and Ann are the best sort of friends. They are highly competent sailors and both appeared to be comfortable in their own skin. They are thoughtful and courteous in a way that made us better people by wanting to emulate them. A few days later, we left Marathon together, but we lost them within hours. We had a few problems to contend with and the contents of the ships log from that day are not fit to print in a family publication. But eventually, we caught up with them again and we stayed together, more or less, for the next few months. Finally, they had to point north to return to the real world while Michelle and I turned south to continue our adventure for a few more months, but we never lost contact with them. When they moved to Amsterdam for work, Michelle and I kept an eye on their boat. They moved to Houston, and then they bought a place on the east coast of Florida. We went to the Miami Boat Show together. And just last week, we got an email from them asking if we could drive by a house in Apollo Beach because they were thinking of relocating again. They came for the weekend to check out a few places in this area and they found a small house they really liked just down the canal from where we live. We jokingly planned barbecues and weekend sailing trips, and all the while I was thinking that a move from their very nice condo in Palm Beach Gardens to Ruskin would be roughly equivalent to the culture shock in our move from Ruskin to a small town in Iowa a few years ago. Their realtor from Beggins Century 21 said that this year has been busier than 2005. In South County, the pendulum has begun to swing back from the depths of the housing bust. Indeed, someone else put a bid on that small house on the canal the very same day and that bid won. My thoughts of hopping into the dinghy to motor the few yards to Steve and Anns house were dashed. Slowly, perhaps too slowly for some, things are coming around again in South Hillsborough. For the most part, all people ever hear is how bad things are here; but with people outbidding each other on houses, things are quite obviously changing. Of course, the rising tide hasnt yet raised all boats. We looked at another empty home in Ruskin and across the street was a notice posted on the door of a home that had long-since seen better days. It was an eviction notice, posted just the day before. But, not far from where we live is a hidden treasure called Pirates Pointe Resort. Walking down the gravel driveway, I am transported from an eclectic, sporadically rundown Ruskin neighborhood to Sanibel Island. The landscaping is beautiful, as are the little cottages that make up the resort. The gravel and shell driveways were filled with cars with out-of-state license plates. If there was a place that I could actually write the book that appears in my head, that would be it. Perhaps the people from Michigan are doing just that, when theyre not fishing. Florida hasnt had the best press for the past several weeks and has even managed to pick up a new moniker: The Gunshine State. Through luck or grace, Ive never experienced the Florida that has been bandied about in the headlines of late. Apparently, the tourists that are filling the resorts in the area arent all that worried about it, either. I cant imagine it would be easy to hide a gun in a bikini and no one looked frightened as they made their way to the beach at Little Harbor.Steve and Ann are now considering making an offer on another house in Apollo Beach. It is owned by a bank and has only been on the market for a short time so theyll have to act quickly as such homes have a tendency nowadays to disappear quickly. Yes, things are definitely changing here. Who knew that things were coming around again? If things keep going like this, one day well meet up in Marathon again and this time, Ill be the one to smile and say, Hey, yall want a ride? Hopefully well plan it out over a barbecue at their place.By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net Coming around again SouthShore TravelGROUPS, GROUPS, GROUPS Space is limited on all departures CARNIVAL DREAM Port Canaveral, 12 Jan. 2013, 7-night Eastern, GREAT RATES!CELEBRITY EQUINOX Ft. 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X 16 APRIL 5, 2012 SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARY Kids Program/Event Highlights April 5-11 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. Easter Sunday, April 8 -Library is closed All Libraries will be closed for the Holiday Family Story Time 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. Teen Advisory Board Meeting For teens in grades 6 through 12. Join the Teen Advisory Board to get involved with the Librarys teen programs or earn community service hours for graduation, scholarships and more. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Pee Wee Artists, 3-5 years, will join our Art Instructor and have a fun morning creating an art project to take home. Adult must be present. Limit 15. Registration required at the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Baby Time For children ages 0-20 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. Creative Artists, 7-10 years, will join our Art Instructor and create an art project to take home. The children will be working on a painting. Limit 20. Registration required at either the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Toddler Time For children ages 20-36 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. Story Time 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. Summerfield Crossings Elementarys Terrific Kids announcedAlex Torres, Alexis McNiel, Amari Davidson, Aram Gutierrez, Belle Moccia, Breele Hawkins, Brodie Spradley, Cole Stephens, Daniella Estevez, Delane Washington, Ellie Bodo, Emma Weiland, Giancarlo Davila, Giovanna Trejo, Hayln Hill, Isabella Macchione, Jacey Dixion, Jayden Thomas, Jessica Carradero, Jhamare Jones, John Anthony Simpson, Jordan Raman, Junior Murillo, Kamari Choyce, Kendall Thomas, Kenny Sully, Laila Rivera, Landon Anhalt, Lisa Husein, Melanie Vaughn, Monica Delaphena, Natalia Forero, Nathan K., Nelson Morales, Niemah Elaboudi, Noel Dones, Nora Mitchell, Nyah Martin, Odyssey Vivo, Olivia Liverio, Pamela Philippus, Quinton Choyce, Robby Vaca-Cortes, Saray Stewart, Sierra Barszcz, Sierra Calo, Susana Aguirre-Mendoza, Tracy Huang, Tyler Phillips, Victoria Vallejo. Girls' Flag Football Season UpdateThe varsity flag football team is off to a 2-1 start. After losing the season opener to Plant City 19-14, the Indians defeated district rivals Newsome 25-7 and Riverview 28-0. Player of the Game against Plant City was WR Madeline Hornacek. She accounted for all 14 points for East Bay and had 13 receptions for 139 yards. Player of the Game against Newsome was QB Stephanie Williams who threw a near perfect game. Williams was 29/32, 275 yards, 4 TDs and no INTs. Player of the Game against Riverview was WR Nicole Lock. She had 11 receptions for 121 yards and 2 TDs. For more team information visit www.ebhsgirlsflagfootball.comEast Bay Watch Shufflers express their gratitudeMembers of Chulavistas shuffleboard team would like to thank M&I Bank for sponsoring their yearly shuffleboard tournament. Deb and Yvonne from the bank brought cookies and juice for the team to enjoy during the tournament with HideAway and Neptune parks. Between the three mobile home parks, HideAway won the 1st place trophy, followed by second place finisher Chulavista and third place contender Neptune. After the game HideAway hosted a pizza/soft drink feast for all the participants. Chulavista will host the game next year and furnish refreshments for the other two teams. Kids R Kids Southshore, a leading provider of quality childcare and educational services announces plans to expand their center operations. Southshores premier childcare center has leased space in an adjacent building and will add 4 new classrooms and double their playground space. The project is currently in the permitting stage and construction is scheduled to begin in May. The new classrooms are anticipated to open in August, 2012 and will be used for Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten classes and School Age/Summer Camp programs. The expansion will also allow the school to enroll additional students in the infant, toddler and preschool classrooms. Kids R Kids Southshore is a fully licensed and accredited learning academy, providing outstanding childcare for infants as young as 6 weeks through school age children as old as 12 years. The educational programs offered are entirely age-appropriate and curriculum based. Parents have the opportunity to watch their child from home or work via a secure internet camera system. The center is APPLE and AdvancED accredited and has recently received Learning Academy status from Kids R Kids International. The driving force behind the expansion is to serve more VPK students in the Southshore community. VPK is a state-sponsored program that provides Florida residents, who are 4 years old by Sept. 1, an educational jump start by preparing them for kindergarten. Kids R Kids Southshore participates in Floridas Voluntary PreKindergarten program by offering a variety of VPK class options. We are committed to quality and continuously look for ways to improve the caliber of our program, says owner Carrie Elwell. This expansion will not only allow us to enroll more students who have spent months on our waiting list, but it will increase quality for our existing families by giving us more flexibility of classroom placement and transitions for children throughout the program. Kids R Kids Southshore is located off Big Bend road, mile west of I-75. The school opened in August, 2007 and serves around 300 students and employs 45 staff members. This franchised center is independently owned and operated by husband and wife team Kevin and Carrie Elwell. For more information, call Carrie Elwell at (813) 672-0400 or email info@krksouthshore.com.Childcare center expands

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APRIL 5, 2012 17 SEMI-ANNUAL SCC SHRINE CLUBPancake Brunch Sunday, April 159 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. Payments are not tax deductible or charitable contributions. NICOLE M. CAMERON ATTOR NEY AT LAWPersonal Injury, Divorce and Custody Issues, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Wills/ Probate, General Practice Your South Shore Attorney, call today for a consultation.(813) 645-8787The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you FREE written information about our qualifications and experience.449 Apollo Beach Boulevard Apollo beach, Fl. 33572 Harbor Pointe Business Center www.law-cameron.com Is Sedation Dentistry for you?Learn how Sedation Dentistry is helping patients with the following: Dont Miss Our FREE Seminar on Mini Implants, and Sedation DentistryDo you fear the dentist, but need dental work? Seating is Limited. Please Call For Reservations813-634-3396 Zamikoff, Klement, Jungman & Varga Visit our website:www.suncitycenterdental.comfor more information LOOSE DENTURES?Learn about the amazing new MINI DENTAL IMPLANT SYSTEMThis is a one-step dental procedure that involves minimally invasive surgery, no sutures, nor the typical months of healing. The Ruskin Moose Lodge # 813 is located at www.lodge813.moosepages.org WEEKLY EVENTS UPCOMING EVENTS RUSKIN Moose Lodge #813 UPCOMING EVENTS cludes continuous Easter egg hunts, the event. Hop on over to Sarasota Jungle GardensNautical Flea Market sails into Apollo Beach sellers are in vited to the Nautical Flea Market Fund Business slow? Need to advertise? 813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.net

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The first petition challenged the CA boards authority to act in certain situations as well as its interpretations of its governing documents. Board members also faulted the petition language as misrepresentations of the facts. The current petition actually contains a total of 463 signatures, 369 of them by residents living north of S.R. 674, 94 of them affixed by South side residents, said Lynn Mooney, one of the opponents. Their objective is a vote in support of or rejecting the December Letter of Intent, she added. Mooney, a Realtor, local business woman and longtime community resident, noted that she and members of the opposition group, spent eight hours a day for five days or about 40 hours during one week in the Atrium explaining their positions and seeking petition signatures. Those conversations disclosed the points in the December letter which most worry SCC citizens, she said. The number one sticking point is the concession that would give ClubLink golfing members from outside the area free use of SCC amenities for a full week when visiting the ClubLink courses in the community. Residents feel that arrangement in effect deprives them of their own recreational facilities, Mooney added. The second major concern of residents is perceived forfeiture of any influence over ClubLinks use of the idle North Course acreage if the CA agrees to take no position on any ClubLink proposals for it, she said. In addition, Mooney pointed to a statement in the Letter of Intent which calls for agreement as shown by signatures no later than December 31, 2011. If there was no extension, she added, the letter has expired. She also called attention to a LOI statement which requires settlement of any arising issues by February 10, 2012, if no adjustments between the parties to the potential agreement are undertaken. This aspect, too, would seem to invalidate the LOI at this point, she suggested. Asked about the two latter points, Ed Barnes, the CA boards current president who drafted the LOI in December, replied that neither concern is rooted in fact. The LOI was signed by representatives of both ClubLink and the CA by December 31, 2011, just as the document calls for, he asserted. Whats more, he added, there have been adjustments, including moving the property lines pertaining to the parcel to be turned over to the CA, which have been undertaken several times as issues have arisen and which therefore have obviated the February deadline. Barnes also emphasized that the LOI is an understanding accepted by lawfully chosen representatives of the two organizations the CA and ClubLink which has been committed to paper for working purposes. However, he said, it does not constitute a contract. Additionally, the CA president reiterated responses he has made before to the matters of ClubLink visiting members getting free use of SCC amenities and of a CA position on any plans for the north course that the golf resort owner might entertain. Allowing visitors use of community amenities is a developers right long codified in the Agreement, he said, and transferring it to ClubLink with the restriction that those accommodated visitors be from distances greater than 50 miles is expected to help ultimately with the sale of SCC homes. As for future uses of the north course, Barnes again said that if development of the acreage for housing purposes is the worry, such activity could not be undertaken without the communitys knowledge, would require major changes to the communitys master site plan at the county level and could not be pushed through without the communitys agreement as well as support. The second petition will be checked over to ensure it conforms to pertinent CA policies, Floyd said, and at least 100 of its signatures validated as those of current CA members. The accepted petition request could be considered at the next CA board meeting on Wednesday, April 11, he added. Mooney said this timeframe also is her expectation. Asked if there could be a third petition drive, she replied that may depend on outcomes of the second petition. Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonSecond petition

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www.ObserverNews.netIN YOUR BACK Y ARDSECTION BAPR I L 5, 2012 ITS FINALLY HERE! SpringTrade ShowThursday, April 58 a.m. 2 p.m.Sun City Center Community Hall on South Pebble Beach Blvd.Antiques appraisals and more!The SCC Chamber of Commerces Register to vote with a representative from the Supervisor of Elections ofceRegister for a chance to win a Weekend for 2 to Treasure Island or a $10,000 grand prize!Air Rescue Airtime Alumacar American Travel Partners Ameriprise AnyWhere Tours of Florida A-Plus A/C Aston Gardens Bay Services Brate Aluminum BrightStar Health Call EZ Storage Campo YMCA Celebrity Comfort Keepers Costco Cotter Financial Curves Dales Designs Design One Garage Devcon Downsizing Advisory Emergency Squad Encore National Bank Eye Associates Fifth Third Bank70 VendorsFreedom Plaza Handymen / Canadian HART Hearing Centers of SW FL Innovative Senior Care Insphere Intervest International James Corwin Johnson Jenns Market Johns Handyman M&M Printing MaryKay, Dee Everette McInally & Sons Mobility Transportation Systems Morgan Exterior Mountcastle Vein Center Raymond James Rod Jenkins Senior Connection Senior Living Guide Signature Roofing South Bay Auto Service South Shore Symphony Southeast Windows Sun City Collectables Sun City Travel Sun Towers Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Times Tampa Tribune The Little Harbor Resort The SCC Observer The Skin Cancer Center THR & Assoc Treasure Island Chamber Trustco Bank United Community Church Universal Care Group WeatherTite Windows Wilhelm Heating Wolf Elder Law

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2B APRIL 5, 2012 Monday, April 9, 2012 Sun City Center Bridge Club Presents aONE DAY WORKSHOPwithVAL COVALCIUCNational Champion, Author, Teacher Trainer 9:00 a.m. .......... Balancing when and how to do it 12:00 p.m. ....... Club will provide free lunch 1:00 p.m. ......... Communicating more effectively Building your defensive arsenalWhere: Sun City Center Atriums Florida Room 945 North Course Lane Tickets: Reserve: Box lunch hot topic MELODY JAMESON PHOTOSouth County members of the League of Women Voters enjoyed both their box lunches and The Regent on Saturday when they assembled at the new meeting venue north of Riverview for a League FYI Hot Topic event. The program featured Jane Castor, Tampa Police Chief, and Martin Montalvo, Hillsborough County Manager of Emergency Planning, discussing complex preparations for the forthcoming Republican National Convention. Seated, left to right, are: Nancy Ventrone, Claire Dowd, Louise McNulty, Susan Vogt, Laura Avery and Vicki Franks. Marilyn Balkany, founder of the Leagues South County unit, also attended the event. Upcoming events at Riverview Moose Family Center2158 Chapter 1031 Loyal Order of Moose, 9000 Honeywell Road, Gibsonton, Lodge2158@mooseunits.org, (813) 677-7921. All events are open to qualified Moose members and guests. Check out the NEW website at riverviewmooselodge2158.org. EVENTS: Thursday, April 5 Friday, April 6 Saturday April 7 Sunday April 8 Saturday April 14

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APRIL 5, 2012 3B Prince of Peace Catholic Church HOLY WEEK and EASTER SCHEDULESHoly Week Confession ScheduleHoly Thursday, April 5 Good Friday, April 6 Holy Saturday, April 7 The Easter Triduum Mass of the Good Friday, April 6 Holy Saturday, April 7 Easter Sunday, April 8 EASTER SERVICES: 6:45 a.m. Sunrise | 8:30 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. | 12:30 p.m.SOUTH BAY CHURCH Mens Bible Study Every Tuesday 7 p.m.Every Mans BattleWomens Bible Study Every Tuesday 7 p.m.Experiencing GodRegister online at www.SouthBay.cc. Childcare available by reservation.Visit SouthBay.cc for details on Celebrate Recovery; Youth/Kids Summer Camp; much moreRegular Sunday Services: 9 & 11 a.m. EASTER EGG HUNT FOR THE KIDS! Northside Baptist Church celebrates 60 yearsOn Sunday, March 25, the Northside Baptist church family gathered for a dinner in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the formation of the church. The church had its beginning in 1950 as Northside Baptist Mission with fourteen Christians. The church grew to more than 100 members and was organized as a church on March 23, 1952. Rev. Clyde Hall who had been serving as Mission Pastor was called as the churchs first pastor. Northside Baptist Church currently meets at 1301 US HWY 41 N in Ruskin with Dr. Sam Roach serving as pastor. Sundays schedule begins with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m. followed by Morning Worship at 10:45 a.m. A Sunday evening service is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening offers a dinner at 5:30 p.m. followed by prayer, praise and Bible Study along with childrens and youth activities. The South Shore Symphony Or chestra will present the fifth and final Concert in the Winter Concert Series for 2011-2012. This exciting final concert called A Tribute to America will be presented at St. Anne Catholic Church, 106 11th Ave. NE., Ruskin, Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. This last series concert program conducted by Dr. Susan Bailey Robinson, includes Great American music by Great American Composers: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor From the New World ..... Antonin Dvorak I. Adagio Allegro molto II. Largo III. Scherzo IV. Allegro con fuoco Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland Shenandoah Traditional, ar rangement Jack Bullock An American Symphony Michael Kamen Stars and Stripes Forever John Phillip Sousa Tickets bought in advance are $20, at the door $21, students $10 (ages 8-16 with proof of age) Tickets may be purchased in advance at: St. Anne Catholic Church Office, Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, SouthShore Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Galati, founder and President of the South Shore Symphony or chestra said, I and the SSSO would like to extend a special thanks to St. Anne Catholic Church for all their support this season and the use of their beautiful Church to perform our concerts, St. John the Divine Episcopal Church for their support, in allowing us the use of their Church Halls for rehearsals, to all those volunteers that have contributed their time and talent and those that have given donations in support of the South Shore Symphony Orchestra. Without you, it would have been a very difficult year. A sincere thanks to all of you.South Shore Symphony Orchestra concludes winter concert series ALLELUIA! Our Lady of GuadalupeHOLY WEEK SCHEDULE April 5 Holy Thursday 7:30 p.m. Representation of The Lords Supper (Bilingual)April 6 Good Friday 6:30 p.m. The Lords Passion (Bilingual)8:00 p.m. Living Stations of the Cross April 7 Holy Saturday 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil April 8 Easter Sunday 10:00 a.m. (English); 8:30 am. and 11:30 a.m. (Spanish)16650 U.S. 301 S. Wimauma (813) 633-2384St. Anne Catholic ChurchEASTER TRIDUUMApril 5 Holy Thursday 8 a.m. Morning Prayer 7 p.m. Solemn Mass of The Lords Supper followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11 p.m. April 6 Good Friday (Fast and Abstinence)12 p.m. Stations of the Cross 3 p.m. Solemn Celebration of the Lords Passion 7 p.m. La Pasin del Seor April 7 Holy Saturday 12 p.m. Blessing of Easter Food 8:30 p.m. Easter VigilApril 8 Easter SundayEaster Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter, Saturday, 8:30 p.m.Easter Sunday Masses: 6:30 a.m. (Sunrise); 8 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. (Espaol); 5 p.m. (Contemporary)106 11th Ave. NE, Ruskin (813) 645-1714 Trust Quartet scheduled to performThe Trust Quartet will perform from 8:30-11 a.m. on Thursday, April 22 at the Riverview First United Methodist Church. The quartet offers an enthusiastic approach to some of Gospels finest songs. For more information call the church office at 813-677-5995.SCC Social Action Council makes donationA $5,000 grant was presented to Our Ladys Pantry of Guadalupe Mission Church, Wimauma, for purchase of pantry items by the Sun City Center Social Action Council. Funds for such grants come from the sales proceeds at the Nearly New Shop in the Sun City Center Plaza.Pictured from left to right are Anita Bullaro, co-director, Tom Bullaro, Pantry Director, Pat Pelton, Interfaith Council vice-president, and Jay Sparkman, President of the Interfaith Council.

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4B APRIL 5, 2012 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 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 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 In all churches, individuals are better than their creeds. William Ellery Channing Ruskin Foursquare ChurchBuilding Community Thru Gods Love 106 7th Ave. N.W. Ruskin, FL 33570 N. Blanton (813) 309-3558Pastor Norman & Sherril Blanton 10 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Worship Service 7 p.m. Wed. Bible Study 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. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCHMinister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL INVITES YOU TO SERVICES AT OUR NEW LOCATION10:30 a.m. SUNDAYSNO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE Sunday Service 10:30 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 Thursday, April 5thMaundy ThursdayHoly Communion 4:00 p.m.Friday, April 6thGood Friday4:00 p.m.Sunday, April 8thEaster SundayHoly Communion 9:30 a.m. All WelcomeOpen Communion TableRev. Dr. Peter Stiller Direct Cremation $925Zipperers Funeral Home813-645-6130 EXP. 9/30/12 Made in America concert plannedThe community is invited to a spring concert presented by the Eastern Hillsborough Community Band at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West. The band will perform music by American composers and arrangers during the concert, titled Made in America. The event is $5 at the door and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information call (813) 569-1771 or email info@ehcb or visit www.ehcb.org.Area Obituary Lawrence Robert CovilleLawrence Robert Coville passed away peacefully March 25, 2012 in Freedom Plaza in Sun City Center. He was born October 13, 1916 in New York. He married Gloria Bell, the love of his life on June 15, 1939 and joined the US Air Force Jan. 13, 1941. Larry proudly served for 4 years in the Pacific in the Jolly Rogers as a cryptographer. He is survived by his wife Gloria, 2 sons, Skip and David and 2 brothers, Warren and Donald. He has 3 grandchildren; Julie, Kimberly and Tess and 2 1/2 greatgrandchildren. He always tried to be the best with humor, dignity and grace. He was a devoted husband and father and his grandchildren adored him. He was a consummate yachtsman and his family spent many memorable summers on the New Jersey Shores. He loved to travel and he and Gloria took their RV across the US and visited every state on the Continental US. Larry and Gloria moved to Sun City Center over 10 years ago. He will be missed by his family and friends. He was buried at the Sarasota National Cemetary on March 29, 2012.Memorial Service plannedBrita Darling passed away recently and there will be a memorial ser vice for her at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 14 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church 1239 Del Webb Blvd. Sun City Center. All people who knew her are welcome to attend.Enjoy a Musical for EasterSouthside Baptist Church presents O What A Savior! at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 8 at 4208 U.S. Hwy 41 S. Sun City, 4 miles south of College Ave. Everyone is invited. For more information call 813-645-4085.Womens retreat will be reflectiveFrom 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at Simmons Loop Baptist Church located at 6610 Simmons Loop, Riverview, the topic will be Reflection Looking in Gods Mirror. The guest speaker will be Toni Smith from San Diego, CA. Dinner will be served on April 27 and lunch on April 28. Tickets are $20. For more information, call Michelle Jasper at (813) 443-6379 no later than Monday, April 26.South Bay Church offers mulitple servicesA time to rejoice, a time for new beginnings. South Bay Church will be having four Easter Sunday services on April 8 at 6 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at 13498 U.S. Hwy. 301 N., in Riverview. There will be an easter egg hunt for the kids! Hear the message: Alive -He Is Not Here -He Is Risen by Pastor David Speicher. For more information, visit www.southbay.cc.Cancer Concerns Group to meetTh e Cancer Concerns Group will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 13 United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center. It will be an afternoon of the latest updates, your journeys and fellowship. Bring your family, friends and neighbors as there is no cost and no reservations are necessary. You will receive information valuable as a survivor, caregiver and for your general knowledge. For more information, call facilitator Hazel Martin at 642-9020 Celebrate Easter at United Community Church The United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center invites you to celebrate Easter with them at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 8. There will be an Easter Sunday Morning Watch Service in the Great Hall. Scriptures will be read and Easter hymns sung. They also invite you to stay for the Festival Service at 10 a.m. to complete your Easter celebration. Minister retiresAt the beginning of 2012, Rev. Jack S. Harrison, a resident of Aston Gardens, officially retired from active ministry. He had a mixed denominational background and a varied career as an aviation instructor, Army officer, elementary/ middle school teacher, security guard, author, Boy Scout leader and finally as an ordained Christian minister. Recently widowed Rev. Harrison has a son, Dennis and a daughter, Debrah. In WWII, Rev. Harrison aka El Lobo flew a B-17 in 18 separate attacks. His plane was shot down over Berlin resulting in his capture and a 13 month stint as a POW. It was during this low time in his life that he began studying the Old testament. The end result was his dream to become a minister was realized with his ordaination in 1980. Since then he has taught Gods Holy Word and provided pastoral counseling for those in need.Here comes Peter CottontailThere will be an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 7 at New Beginnings Fellowship at 1120 27th St S.E. Ruskin. There will be games, goodie bags and tons of eggs to hunt. There will be a special area for the very little ones to hunt eggs. Bring a friend and enjoy the fun. For more information, call Pastor Lewis Brady, D. D. at 654-1018.Spring Concert spans Bach to RockThe South Shore Concert Band, an outreach program of United Community Church, will present its annual spring concert, under the direction of Ken Easton, at 7 p.m. on April 12 in the Great Room at the church. Mr. Easton has themed the program From Bach to Rock...with plenty of variety in between. The Bach is Quartett in four movements, and the Rock is Chicago, pop and rock legends. In addition to numbers by John Williams, Henry Fillmore and Andrew Lloyd Weber, there will be a special treat this year: the lovely Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven, featuring Tara Swartzbaugh as guest pianist. The concert will be at the church in Sun City Center, corner of N. Pebble Beach Dr. and La Jolla Ave. Free-will offering will be taken.

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APRIL 5, 2012 5B 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 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 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 ......................... Wednesday 4 to 4:45 p.m. All Are Welcome WORSHIP SERVICES: SATURDAY 4:00 p.m. ............................. Sanctuary (Casual Service)5:00 p.m. ................ Creason Hall (Oasis Contemporary)SUNDAY 8:15 a.m. ...................... Sanctuary (Communion Service)9:15 a.m. ................. Creason Hall (Oasis Contemporary)10:55 a.m. ........ Sanctuary (Traditional with Choir & Bells) Bookstore 633-8595Pastor: Dr. Warren Langer Pastor: Dr. Daniel White Spiritual LeaderRev. Sue Meixner813-362-0806sue@alterways.comSunday Service 11:00 a.m. Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce 1651 Sun City Center PlazaTurning problems into lessons, lessons into wisdom and wisdom into freedom. U.S. Hwy. 41 106 11th Ave. NE Ruskin 813-645-1714SaintAnneRuskin.orgMASSES Vigil Mass ..................................................................... Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass ........ 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Contemporary) Monday thru Friday .................................................................... 8:00 a.m. Wednesday and Friday .................................................................. 12 noon Holy Days ....................................... Espaol ...................................... Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:00 p.m. Confession ......................... Thursday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saint Anne Catholic ChurchSouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, V.F. Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7Special Day for Womens FellowshipThe Womens Fellowship of the United Community Church enjoyed a very special day starting off with a delicious morning brunch. A yearly feature is the introduction of all the new reading books by Marlus Johns and also the honoring of the qualified readers of 2011-2012. A joyous note of the day was the announcement of Roselyn Cruthis as Woman of the Year. Roz received flowers, a crystal plaque and recognition from the state. The installation of the officers for 2012-2013 was performed by Moderator Anne Ginevan. Anne Pidgeon from Colorfield Farms was the program speaker providing fantastic information and advice about container gardening. Standing left to right: Secretary Lelynna Langdoc, Vice President Beverly Majewski, President Rebecca ODell, Treasurer Ginny Acker, Moderator Anne Ginevan.United Methodist Church of SCC launches Life Enrichment CenterGreater Things Are Yet To Come at the United Methodist Church of SCC. On Sunday, March 25, the church leadership, surrounded by the congregation and guests, broke ground for the Life Enrichment Center, a 15,000 square feet complex with expanded worship space, new technology to enhance worship, classrooms, a state of the arts kitchen and additional office space. The Life Enrichment Center will serve as a gathering place to support community events as the church increasingly becomes intergenerational and multi-cultural. Manning the shovels for this important day in the life of the church were Reverend Warren Langer, Don Quast, Building Coach; Ron McArthur, Lay Leader; Mike Whitt Trustee Coach and Drew Paulson, representing Childrens Ministries. Opening and dedication of the Life Enrichment Center is planned for February, 2013. For more information call 813-634-2539 or visit www.sccumc.com. The church leadership, surrounded by the congregation and guests, breaking ground for the Life Enrichment Center.Unitarian Universalists announces speakersApril 5 At 7 p.m. at the Beth Israel Jewish Congregation Synagogue Social Hall at 1115 Del Webb Blvd. E coffee and conversation. The program begins at 7:30 with the Rev. Dr. Robert P. Tucker presenting Does Your Essence Precede Your Existence? This is a philosophical discourse about whats wrong about almost all religious views of human existence. Tucker is one of the founders and original board members of the humanist Association of West Central Flor ida. Visitors are welcome. This is the monthly Food Bank collection evening. April 12 This week will feature Hassan Shibly on Islam. The speaker is Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. He wants to answer any questions and address any concerns we may have about Islam The program begins at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.St. John the Divine announces holy week scheduleMaundy Thursday, April 5 7 p.m. Service with washing of feet, stripping of Altar, and Holy Eucharist, Ruskin campus on 705 9th St., SE Ruskin (Corner of SR674 and 9th St.) Good Friday, April 6 11 a.m. Good Friday Liturgy with Holy Eucharist, Sun City Center campus on 1015 Del Webb E. 2:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross, SCC campus 7 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy with Holy Eucharist, Ruskin campus Easter Sunday, April 8 8 a.m. Easter Communion with Hymns, SCC campus 9 a.m. Easter Contemporary Service, Ruskin campus 10:30 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt for children, Ruskin campus 11 a.m. Easter Communion with Choir, SCC Butterfly release celebrates EasterFollowing two of the Easter Sunday services at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, there will be a special butterfly release to celebrate Jesus Resurrection. The Church will have three ser vices that morning: a Sonrise ser vice at 6:45 a.m., and two Easter Cantata services at 9 a.m. and at 10:45 a.m. The two latter services will feature music and imagery performed by the 55 voice Chancel Choir, a chamber orchestra, Belli sima (the churchs fine handbell ensemble) and organist/accompa nist Valerie Southwell. After each of these cantata services hundreds of painted lady and monarch butterflies will be released. A free Easter Sunday breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall and is open to all who attend services that day. For more information call Jeff Jordan, at 813-634-2539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center, visit www.sccumc.com. See the current issues of The Observer News, as well as past issues, classified advertising, advertising information, and much more! www.ObserverNews.net Holy Week at Calvarywww.calvarylutheranchurch.net On US Hwy. 41 N.between Apollo Beach and Ruskin across from Mira Bay645-1305 Easter Sunday April 8thSonrise..................6:00 a.m. Blended.................8:00 a.m. Contemporary......9:40 a.m. Traditional.........11:15 a.m. U.S. 41Apollo Beach ExitMira Bay Maundy Thursday ServiceApril 5th 7:00 p.m.Good FridayApril 6th Noon Tenebrae Service 7:00 p.m.

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6B APRIL 5, 2012 Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $38................before noon$30...................after noon$20...................after 3 pm $500 OFF Any RoundGolf Lessons $20Includes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 4/15/12Visit our New, Improved PRO SHOP1 Pier Drive, RuskinLEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DININGSteaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BARLive Music Every Wednesday and SaturdayOPEN TO TH E PUBLICTuesday-Saturday 11-8 pm NOW OPEN Sunday 11-6 pm for Lunch and NFL Direct TV Sunday Ticketwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com Were Here For You! We Welcome New PatientsOur practice provides a complete range of professional services including Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Thorough Examinations, Cleanings, Dental Makeovers and Implant Restorations. Michelle Halcomb, D.D.S.813-634-3396703 Del Webb Blvd. W., Suite B Sun City Center, FL 33573 We salute all of our men, women and Veterans of the Armed Forces! It is April and fishing couldnt be better. Whatever you want to fish for, is out there. Redfish are plentiful out there and for some reason they have become buddies with the mullet. If you see mullet jumping, the redfish are swimming along with them. Redfish are still a restricted catch with one per person per harvest not less than 18 inches or more than 27 inches. Tarpon have arrived a bit early this year. It makes exciting spring fishing for many since the tarpon is a Champion Game Fish. You need a permit or tag on your license to boat a tarpon. They will jump higher than the largest cabin cruiser when you make a strike. Be sure to have a buddy along if you plan to go tarpon fishing Average weight is 68 pounds with largest reported of 350 pounds. Tarpon is a trophy fish, caught and released. Take a photo before release for a taxidermist. Grouper season is now open including gags, so everyone is happy. What a wonderful month to fish! Some of the tourists are leaving, just in the prime of our fishing season. It is reported that gag grouper have wandered into our channels. Red grouper are out in about 60 feet of water. What a wonderful month to fishIf you havent caught that big one yet, go fishing!!!! Those fishing from docks, are eating lean white meated sheeps head this week. Silver trout are under a lot of private piers looking for shade from the Florida sun. Be careful not to spook them, but if you do make a strike you will have a great dinner. If you fish only fresh water, you still can fish for a variety of fish. We have both salt water and fresh water catches in our area. We have a variety of panfish, largemouth bass, and our great freshwater catfish. Upper Alafia and Little Manatee Rivers yield freshwater fishing as well as many lakes in the area. Amberjack are soaring and charging through our area. Watch the birds, they are following them. Approach with caution, as other boats are going after the same school as you. We have so many species out there now, it is hard to focus on one. Our waterways are an unexpected delight, enjoy our fishing and best of all our sunsets. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.By Jonie Maschek FISH TALES South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities Every Tuesday Jam Session 3 to 5 p.m. No charge for all Elks and their guests. Every 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. Monday, April 16 Blue Plate Special, $7, Menu: Ham Dinner with all the trimmings, Only 50 tickets will be sold. Monday, April 30 Blue Plate Special, $7, Menu: Meat Loaf with all the trimmings, Only 50 tickets will be sold. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S., Ruskin, FL 33570, Telephone 813-645-2089 and has a clean, smoke free environment.Attention all VeteransSun City Center Chapter #110 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has opened an outreach center in Conessa Hall at the Prince of Peace Church located at 702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center. Bob Gerdes and Darrell Katz are DAV certified service officers who will discuss benefits and assist with claims for all veterans in South Hillsborough County. Male and female Vets are welcome to par ticipate in this non-denominational, and free service. Appointments are available for Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m.noon. Drivers also are needed to assist Veterans with transportation to James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa. For more information call Bob at 813-634-1761 or Darrell at 813-260-3692.

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8B APRIL 5, 2012 Its no surprise to nd an orange grove here in Florida. But most people dont realize that, along with providing crop nutrients to farmers across America, Mosaic farms its own citrus groves. We have about 6,000 acres of citrus in production, and 500 of those acres are on reclaimed land. As grove superintendent, I see things through, from planning to harvest. It makes sense that I keep Floridas land growing.www.mosaicfla.com 813-633-3065 1515 Sun City Center Plaza Missing?We offer technologically advanced lens implants for cataract surgery patients, including Crystalens, ReSTOR and Toric which can improve vision near, far and in between!Call 813-633-3065 for a consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Davis to nd out which lens implant is right for YOU!Ask us how Lifestyle Lens Implants are helping many people enjoy clearer vision.Dont let cataracts hinder your lifestyle.Jeffrey Davis, M.D. Fellowship-trained Cornea Specialist, Lasik and Cataract SurgeonYourEyeDoctors.com What are youMissing? Fire eels (above) swim freely at the University of Florida Aquaculture Research Lab in Ruskin. The lab was toured recently by a group of Hillsboroug County foster children under the sponsorship of South Bay Church in Riverview. At right, students examine microscopic live food caught in the wild.CHERE SIMMONS PHOTOSScott Graves, Biological Scientist and Farm Manager, explains the value of live feed for young fry before letting students look at each species under the microscope. Living coral grows in one of the greenhouses at the facility.Making a good ConnectionThe University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture Lab in Ruskin recently hosted a group of foster children from around Hillsborough County who participate in the Shepherds Connection, a ministry sponsored by South Bay Church of Riverview. This unique partnering with Hillsborough Kids is the only one of its kind in the county. It identifies foster children who are in line to be removed from their homes because they are about to reach 18 years old. Some homes will release the children even before they have graduated from high school. The Hillsborough Kids program assists these young adults with housing and educational opportunities who could otherwise be left homeless at a tender age. The Shepherds Connection mentors these children and gives them a loving environment while in their care. The group hosts field trips, fishing, picnics, and other outings, while giving one-on-one attention and focus on what God has planned for their lives, not society or circumstances. Scott Graves, an onsite biologist at the research lab, led the group through many facilities including the tropical fish hatchery building, spawning room, greenhouses and the laboratory. Students were able to look through the microscope at a variety of live feeds that are given to the newly hatched fish spawns. They were also able to feed shrimp to the fire eels, witness archer fish shoot down their lunch, see a live coral farm, and feed giant catfish. After the tour they reconvened at a local fish farm where they were each given a colorful Betta (Siamese fighting fish) in a small bowl, to take home. For more information on the Shepherds Connection program visit the church website at www. southbay.cc. For more information on the aquaculture lab visit http:// tal.ifas.ufl.edu/index.htm.

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MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100THE SHOPPER 11B 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 A ve., SW Ruskin, Florida 33570 APRIL 5, 2012 310 GARAGE/ Y ARD SALE 360 GOLF CARTS 105 PERSONALCould the person or persons that took the Observer N ews metal please return them. Thanks 115 LOST & FOUNDIf you picked up a 1yr old Brindle pit bull on West Shell Point Rd. at 6:45 Monday morning (near F ish House). Please call Jeff 813-245-5808 (I was walking her when we were hit by a car) Call for DirectionsDelivery AvailableQuality Furniture at Aordable Prices Quality Wicker & Rattan Furniture HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 10-6 Closed WeekendsWE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERY ROOM INSIDE AND ALL AREAS OUTSIDE We are worth the drive from anywhere! 310 GARAGE/YARD SALEA lmost New T hrift S tore. 10008 Indiana St., Gibsonton (1 block off US 41, 1 block north G ibsonton D r.,) Wednesday through S aturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry First Baptist Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donateClosing Designer Showroom 50%-70% off. Cash or check. M-F 9am4pm 139 S. Pebble; Beach Blvd., SCC.813-633-8855 between CVS & Winn Dixie 1603 S hell Point R d. W, R uskin. F riday & S aturday, 9am. Rocking chair, rattan furniture, cameras, art supplies, etc. Thrift Store813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church Open an Easter egg and get a percentage off entire purchasePlus, the secret sale50% offall Kids Clothes Yard sale. L ittle bit of everything. 2207 Pleasant View Ave., Ruskin. F riday & S aturday/ 7am-2pm. Bayou Pass on 21st & 24th Sts. Ladies boutique carport sale. I n the rear of 810 Augusta Dr., SCC. A pril 5 & 6, 7am-3pm. Objects of art & more. S ofa pillows, original Beanie Babies excellent condition. Sea shell lamp, luggage. 908 D el Webb Blvd. E SCC. Friday & Saturday, 8:30am3pm. 1325 Bluewater Dr., SCC. Friday & Saturday. A real garage sale! 50 & $1 tables. Furniture, electronics & more.Above The Rest We have the best prices in Sun City Center on quality used fur niture, household items, jewelry & much more. We also do estate sales. 139 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Between CVS & Winn Dixie. 813633-5013 741-0225Cell: 382-7536 DENNEYS ESTATE SALES(813) 477-1793www.denneysestatesales.com The Price is Right! 312 ESTATE SALES 314 ANTIQUES/COLLECTIBLEAntique oak hall tree, 4 pc. oak bedroom set w/ marble top. Oak Pathe phonograph, oak amoire. Noritake china, complete service for 12, over 50 yrs old, excellent condition. (4) chest freezer. 813-641-0606 360 GOLF CARTSGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. R onnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 in Hillsborough Memorial Gardens, Brandon, Garden of the Good Shepherd, Section 12 FOR SALE2 Adjoining Burial PlotsCurrent value $7190 Will sell for $6000 MARINE400 Club car, pristine condition, lights package, curtains, mirrors, like new. Coolers. Must see $2,400. obo. 941-713-8610 390 MISC. FOR SALE 410 BOATSCuddy cabin, 22 A quasport in good condition, aluminum trailer. Johnson outboard needs some TL C or just repower it for this price. Priced to sell at $2,500. S ee at Teds Auto on US 41, Ruskin.425 SLIPS OR STORAGES outh Bay RV & Boat S torage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-6772000 www.SouthBayStorage.comStorage Rameys Business Park Dollar a day. RV & boat storage & heavy equipment. Water & electric hookup, 1/4 mile from Williams Park boat ramp. Also RV lots available. 813-310-1888, 813-690-1836, 813-849-1469, TRANSPORTATION450 458 PARTS & SER VICE 463 CAMPERS(2) clean 30 travel trailers, full kitchens & baths. 2005 G ulf S tream $5,500: 2005 T rail-lite with slideout $7,500. Call Bob at 608-6176310 REAL ESTATE500 511 HOUSES FOR SALEA dvertise in the newspaper that your community is reading. &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 ADDITIONALCASH Bonus observernews.net 25%-35% Lessthan Big Box stores Top Name Brands of Furniture(813) 645-7777Open: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Yasmin Kevala Sparkman Realty, Inc.813-380-0064Buyers and Sellers hurry...... The market is changing. House available in all price ranges.Platinum Dr., SCC. Best priced Estate house. With pool, Lake & Golf course view. 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms.

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APRIL 5, 2012 THE SHOPPER RENTALS600 M.H. HOUSING550 PROF. SER VICES650 511 HOUSES FOR SALE 647 OFFICE SP ACE SER VICES700 2BR/2BA in Andover, KP, new carpeting. Owner will finance, 5% interest with $3000 down..... $22,500 2BR/2BA in KNOLLS (private heated pool), FURNISHED, updated..$62,500 RENTAL 2BR/2BA in Bedford, furnished or unfurnished........... $700 per month Vacation Home $49,000 SCC 55+ 2br/2ba, neatly fur nished. Immediate occupancy. Call Shirley Von See 813-9181826 A-1 Conn. Rlty 512 CONDOS FOR SALE2br/2ba, King Point condo. 55+ community. New carpet & tile. ing available. $23,500. Call Bill 813-633-8083 570 M.H. ON ACREAGE2 mobile homes on 2+ acres w/ pond & outbuildings. Near I-75, SCC. $87,500 terms. 813-6417791 610 W ATERFRONT RENTALSThe Dolphin House, 768 Gran Kaymen Way, Apollo Beach, efweekly, plus $300 deposit, utilities included. No pets. 813-850-5217, 813-863-6123611 HOUSES FOR RENTSun City Center 55+ 2br/2ba, double garage, newly decorated, unfurnished. Club membership $850 monthly (annual) 813-6335277 or 813-401-1159 Sun City Center 55+ 2br/2ba or 1br/1ba. Includes: yard care, water, sewer, trash collection, recreation card. 813-6349695 612 APTS. FOR RENTFor rent: Efficiency apartments. Weekly rates, utilities furnished 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896613 CONDOS FOR RENTSuper, furnished, 1br/1.5ba in gated 55+ Kings Point, SCC. Washer/ dryer, cable, water, bus, clubhouse, activities. $650 monthly. Year lease 813-633-8083 614 DUPLEX FOR RENT live /work space. New construction in Ruskin. $875 monthly. Available now. 813-649-1599 Sun City Center. 55+ 2br/2ba/1cg. Ideal location includes water, lawn & garbage. All appliances Unfurnished. $675 monthly, annual. 813-634-3350 630 M.H. RENTALSOne bedroom RV on private property. References. $125 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813363-6001 2br/2ba doublewide. Ruskin area. $175 weekly plus utilities & deposit. 813-363-6001 Ruskin, 1br/1ba MH for rent in quiet setting, 1-2 people. No smoking, no pets, references needed. Weekly rent $150 includes utilities, $300 security deposit, 6 month minimum. Call 649-1599 8am-4pm. For Rent: Clean Mobile Homes With A/C. 813-677-1086For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896631 M.H. LOT RENTALSMH & RV lots for rent. Ruskin. $250 monthly plus deposit, includes water & sewer. 941-737-1944646 W AREHOUSE SP ACEGarage & mini storage, RV lots & mobile home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 651 BOOKKEEPINGQuickBooks tude: 1099s, W2s, forms, cleanup ing services, tutoring, software & issues, classes. Hourly rates. Your Bookkeeping Inc Ruskin 813-6411089 email: theahp@verizon.net www.theasquickbookkeeping.com Affordable Bookkeeping & taxes Taxes, bookkeeping, pay roll reports, small business setup, incorporations or LLC. Bookkeep ing startup @$35. Call 813-6348429 www.kaybeescafe.com 680 ADUL T/CHILD CARECaregiver /companion, live-in capable. Loving care for your family member. 40yrs experience, ventilators ok. Call 813-226-7217 704 JUNK REMOVALHauling unwanted items. Demolition, boats, cars, appliances, trash, yard debris, junk. Anything you dont need. Free estimate Call Dave 813447-6123 705 CLEANINGDo you need a house cleaner? Call Sandy. Honest, dependable & reliable. 16yrs experience in SCC. 813-645-5273, leave message.Rons Cleaning Service rity. Call for free estimate. 7days a week. Move-in, move-out, rentals. Insured, bonded, licensed. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center. 813-846-7629 Flat rate $75, full clean Senior Home Companions, Inc.For Seniors by Active Seniors Call for FREE In-Home Consultation813-980-3408www.SeniorHomeCompanions.comLic. #232146 Our goal is to help seniors continue to live independently and comfortably by supporting you with active senior caregivers who are understanding and trustworthy. 20 YEARS of SERVICE 680 ADUL T & CHILD CAREAdvertise in the newspaper that your community is reading.Please Recycle This Paper GREAT PRICE REDUCTION FOR WATERFRONT!! $279,900 OVER 1 ACRE ON LITTLE MANATEE RIVER. Features extra large bedrooms which includes in-law or guest quarters. 5-car garage for the car-lovers with extra carport. High bank of the river -out of the flood zone. This is a must see. Easy to show so CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 OVER 6 ACRES of beautiful secluded, wooded acreage, one-of-a-kind waterfront view. Property has M/M, well & septic. Two folio numbers. 165 ft. RIVER FRONT. $249,900 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 2 HOMES ON 1.39 ACRES ON THE LITTLE MANATTE RIVER and a freshwater pond. 4BR/3BA home (2380 sq.ft) and a 1BR/1.5BA with 1731 sq.ft. and a boathouse. $289,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 GREAT COMMERCIAL LOCATION! 2052 sq. ft. building with a great location on busy Shell Point Road in Ruskin. Nice size lot (72x170) with a circular driveway and parking for 6-12 vehicles. Large reception area, 6 private offices, kitchen area, 1 full bath and 1 half bath. $150,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHER-IN-LAW QUARTERS on over acre lot. 3,040 sq ft 2BR/3.5BA, plus a den that could easily convert to third bedroom. Built in 2007 and is in excellent condition. Special features include: vaulted ceilings, crown molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center-island and a sink, custom cabinets, master bath with garden tub & separate shower & a nice size sitting room & much more! This is a short sale but worth the wait. $215,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 PRICE REDUCED!!! GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT LOCATION!! Quaint and cozy 1BR/1BA with a dock and two storage sheds. Large lot with towering oak trees and completely fenced with 121 feet on the river. Just $119,900 CALL KAY PYE 813-361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 BUILDING LOT cleared with RCD-12 zoning for residential or duplex. $15,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NICE PRICE REDUCTION FOR COUNTRY CHARM KEY WEST FLAVOR. 3BR, 2.5BA, Mexican tile throughout, wet bar with icemaker & sink, glass doors on kitchen cabinets, French doors to patio. Plantation shutters in front bedroom, vaulted ceilings. Koi pond with waterfall, wrap-around porch & private screened cat porch. Loads of storage & closet space. 1.59 acres with fruit trees & oak trees & lots of parking space, garage with workshop. Truly one of a kind. Priced at $349,900. CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 COMMERCIAL ACREAGE IN RUSKIN! 3.7 acres (MOL) with CG Zoning. The initial work has been done for office buildings. This property has a great location, on corner of 10th St. SW and Woodland Estates. $374,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 NEW COMMERCIAL LISTING APOLLO BEACH: Great retail location on Apollo Beach Blvd. Special features include: 1890 sq. ft. built in 2006, tract lighting, small utility kitchen, handicap bath, alarm system with digital cameras, free standing custom built showcases with glass tops, shelving, mahogany wood trip, loads of storage. $234,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 VALRICO BEAUTY! No waiting for banks approval on this very well maintained 4BR/2BA POOL home. This property is loaded with special features including: a large fenced yard (just under acre), gorgeous wood floors & ceramic tile, updated kitchen with tons of cabinets and counter space, extra large bonus room with patio doors opening to pool and cabana. No HOA or CDD fees! $194,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY -PRICE REDUCED!! PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Owner will consider both purchase and lease option offers with flexible terms. This property has 200 ft. on U.S. Hwy. 41 and is set up for both office and warehouse space. The property is completely fenced in with parking for over 30 vehicles. This is a great location for a business that needs easy highway access and flexible space. Dont miss this opportunity! $440,000!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 WATERFRONT LOT -Beautiful building lot ready for the home of your dreams located on a wide canal with no bridges to the bay, sailboat water. Lot size is 75 x 140 mol with county water and sewer available & no HOA. $90,000 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program." CALL (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.comCALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS.........645-3211Celebrating 88 Years 1924 2012SUN CITY CENTER -SINGLE FAMILY HOME. Beautifully maintained home in Sun City Center with enclosed screened front porch and large workroom adjacent to the 2-car garage. A new HVAC system was installed in 2011 and a new roof in 2005. This popular floor plan offers 1803 sq. ft. of living space with lots of closets and tile and carpet throughout. Call today to make an appointment to see this lovely home and make it yours!! $104,500 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 RUSKIN WATERFRONT!! Large & spacious 3BR/2BA home located just off the Ruskin Inlet with no bridges to Tampa Bay. Over 100 ft. of seawall give you plenty of room for a large boat or sailboat. Short Sale offered at $199,000 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 ALMOST ONE & ONE HALF ACRES to build that dream home and have room to spare. Partially cleared and level with county water and sewer available. Dead-end street with little traffic. Much potential. Asking $60,000. CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540. SUMMERFIELD NEW LISTING! Greatly kept 3BR/2BA 2-car garage house on conservation lot and pond. All 3 large BR, huge walk-in-closet in MBR, split plan, vaulted ceilings, ceramic tiles in living area, large kitchen with dining area, lots of oak cabinets and pantry closet, screened lanai overlooking water, sprinkler system and more! $115,900. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RUSKIN POOL HOUSE ON LARGE LOT: In desirable secluded area, high and dry, still close to river and boat ramp. 2BR+Den/2BA, Garage, large kitchen, huge family room overlooking screened pool, fenced backyard with gazebo and shed. $125,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 COMMERCIAL ACRE WITH HOUSE AND OFFICE SPACE: Right in town, this cleared lot has beautiful shady oaks, circular driveway and large road frontage with easy access to U.S. 41 & I-75. The 2,600 sq. ft. of house & office space, with 2.5BA, inside utility-rm, screened porch and detached double garage and carport will be perfect for your business and family. Offered at $239,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 FARMLAND FOR SALE IN RUSKIN: 72 Acres with 2 wells, located in warm area, close to town and main Hwys. Presently farmed. Offered at $779,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 NICE 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE ON OWN LOT: Large MBR & MBA, L shaped living/dining-room with built-in china cabinet, glass enclosed addition, carport, utility shed. No HOA, not in flood zone. $54,500. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 CAN YOU DIG IT? Yes, and you can build on it or develop it or...? Waterfront lot with great view. $95,000. Acreage near I-75 priced at appraised value of $155,000. Even down and dirty offers considered. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 HAVE YOU BEEN WAITING LIKE SO MANY OTHERS to live in THE neighborhood? Nows your chance to buy immaculate, move-in ready home quickly. 3BR/2BA 2 story, downstairs master BR, updated kitchen and bath, newer upgraded carpet, deck, 2-car garage. Lots of custom features. Just $159,900. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 LIVE CLOSE TO WORK. Maybe even in same building if you open business in this commercial listing on busy Shell Point Road. Once used for plumbing business but now just waiting for your ideas and offer. $89,900. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!! Large addition, screened porch, utility room, carport, furnished, well maintained. Furnished, with large enclosed addition, carport, shed. 3BR/2BA, huge enclosed addition, screened porch, carport. Sold furnished. on large own fenced corner lot, with enclosed addition, inside utility, carport, roofover, 2 sheds. No HOA. If you need to buy or sell, please call me: SOLD! SOLD! Claire TortCELL:(813) 363-7250 SOLD!

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