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www.ObserverNews.netMay 24, 2012 Volume 56 Number 18THE OBSERVER NEWSCommunity leaders huddle with elementary students to promote peace. See more photos on page 13. PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 INSIDE: The Observer News office and M&M Printing will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance ofMEMORIAL DAYJonie, in her ninth decadeYou may think you know her as the Fish Lady but Aleta Jonie Maschek is so much more than that.By Mitch Traphagen%  mitch@observernews.netIn the black and white front-page photograph of the March 18, 1965, edition of The Tampa Times, she is standing on the wing of an aircraft in high heels, a tailored suit and holding an expensive-looking leather briefcase. The headline reads, She Flies With the Greatest of Ease with a sub-headline of And Not On a Trapeze. In 1965, flying anywhere was still a big deal, generally reserved for a class known as the jet set, but to Jonie Maschek, it was just how she got around. To tens of thousands of people in South Hillsborough she is known as the Fish Lady. Her weekly column Fish Tales has appeared in the Observer News for nearly a quarter of a century. Readers may think they know her through the column, perhaps as a scrappy native with a fishing pole in one hand and the other hand on an old typewriter. The truth is far from that image but, yeah, Jonie could definitely be thought of as scrappy. There is, however, so much more to her than that. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a woman who literally sparkles.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOOn Tuesday, Aleta Jonie Maschek turned 90 and that hasnt slowed her down one bit. She may be known for her weekly Observer News column, Fish Tales, but there is so much more to Jonie than fishing. On Tuesday, May 22, Jonie celebrated her 90th birthday. Entering her ninth decade has done nothing to slow her down. It is almost certain that she has accomplished more in the past week than I have in the past month, perhaps in the past six months. Jonie is a force of nature. She entered the media world in the late 1940s a time when men ran the show and women were there only to take notes and fetch coffee. Jonie has never fetched coffee for anyone at work and she never will. Thats not her way. That said, she is loaded with style and pitching in to help is part of it. Her fingerprints are all over the Tampa Bay area, from the restoration of the Tampa Theater to the Hillsborough County Public Library system to the Hillsborough Community College system. She has touched the arts and those less fortunate through literally dozens of organizations, many of which were focused on helping the disabled. She was the founder of the Flying Pharmacists of Florida and the president of the Hillsborough County Pharmaceutical Auxiliary. The list of things she has joined and volunteered for goes on PENNPENNY FLETCHERETCHER PHOTOPHOTOJason Richards, Zachary Harmening and Tobin Williams, from left, recently earned some of the international organizations highest honors at DECAs 66th Annual International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. The three and their teacher, Janet Richards, explained the DECA concept and what each student did to earn their honors. Riverview students shine at International DECA Conference in UtahBy PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netRIVERVIEW Could the next Steve Jobs, Henry Ford or Donald Trump come from somewhere in South County? The statistics of that happening are better than you might think. Of the 200,000 current student members of the international organization DECAa 60-year-old group with a mission of preparing emerging business leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management Riverview High School DECA students shined like bright stars. DECA teacher for 27 years Janet Richards proudly announced that of approximately 1,200 students who entered District Competition, Riverview had 12 make state level; and of the 3,000 at state level, three of her students won honors to attend DECAs 66th Annual International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah April 28 through May 1 where they all earned recognition from company CEOs and other business leaders from around the world. Jason Richards (Janet Richardss son) was Third in the State of Floridas 3,000 competitors and made the Top 20 at the International Level. He was also elected to be See DECA WINNERS, page 8 See JONIE MASCHEK, page 7Cutbacks impact South Countys justice center By MELODY JAMESON%  RUSKIN Cost cutting at the county level has taken a toll on the Southshore Community Justice Center here. The 12-year-old center providing free mediation services to residents and businesses interested in settling disputes outside the courtroom will not be staffed after June. However, mediation sessions are expected to continue on a monthly basis at the current location in the SouthShore Regional Service Center on 30th Street, north of the SunPoint plaza. While current economic conditions have forced adjustments in the centers operation, some factors are expected to remain unchanged, emphasized Kim Joyner-Diaz, diversion and resolutions director in Hillsboroughs 13th Judicial Circuit. Mediations conducted by trained local volunteer mediators will be held at the same site, the form initiating a session will continue to be available on the centers website or in response to a telephone inquiry, the process involved in bringing disputing parties together remains unchanged and the centers accustomed telephone number is to be kept, Joyner-Diaz said. Beginning in July, the Southshore center will function as the community justice facility in Plant City always has, she added. Once a mediation has been initiated by an individual citizen or a business operator involved in any of a range of disputes, the day letter giving other parties involved that span of time for response will be issued from mediation services in Tampa and all parties notified in connection with a scheduled mediation in the South County.See JUSTICE CENTER, page 3

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MAY 24, 2012 3 Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical McDonalds Hess Station Hess Station Publix Post Office Dollar General SavALot HWY. 60 Boyette Rd. S.R. 674Valrico Rd.VALRICO (813) 653-2244 RIVERVIEW (813) 672-8100 SUN CITY CENTER (813) 634-6344 Sun Hill Optical 2 Complete Pairs of EyeglassesSome restrictions apply. Most prescriptions. CONTACTS Progressive No-Line Bifocalsmonth supply starter kit with exam7$99$149The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee, examination or treatmentINSURANCES ACCEPTED: Vision and many more THE 2010 McMullen Rd. SCC PlazaPLAZA 7 $ 99 $ 149$99 $ 99*with purchase of complete pair of Prescription Glasses Expires 6/14/12 Some restrictions apply. Some restrictions apply. FREE* FREE* The types of civil matters that community mediators trained in conflict resolution oversee can relate to contract, landlord-tenant, money owed and employee-employer disputes. In addition, family conflicts, homeowner-HOA disagreements and consumer complaints are heard by the mediators. Some misdemeanor criminal matters also may be appropriate for mediation. The advantages of mediation, rather than courtroom litigation, include such factors as attorneys are not required, conferences can be held day or evening, the parties together reach the resolution, confidentiality is maintained and the service is free of charge. The simple, one-page form required can be downloaded from the 13th judicial circuit website www.FLJUD13.org by searching for Southshore CJC on the left side of the page, selecting from the menu listed on the following page and clicking on Forms at the left of the Southshore page that then is produced. In July and thereafter, calls to the centers telephone number 813-672-7442 will be forwarded automatically to mediation services in Tampa and answered by personnel there during standard business hours, Joyner-Diaz said. The centers new fax number, after July 1, will be 813-301-3705. The Southshore justice center was established in 1999 with a two-year grant from the Dispute Resolution Center in Tallahassee and first headquartered in the Riverview Chamber of Commerce offices. When the state grant expired, the 13th judicial circuit in Hillsborough County took over sponsorship and the center subsequently was relocated to the Ruskin Neighborhood Services Center on 14th Avenue S.E. Ultimately, in December, 2005, the center moved into Suite 110 at county governments regional service center, 410 30th Street S.E. At that point, with greater visibility and accommodating space, referrals and requests increased dramatically as both Hillsboroughs small claims courts and the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office began to funnel South County matters suited to mediation to it, according to the centers website pages. In its first 10 years, the Southshore centers successful settlement rate was pegged at 77 percent, or more than three quarters of its cases. Salaried part-time staff for the Southshore center has included Joan Noble as coordinator and Sharon Applegate as office manager. Office hours through June remain 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Despite the cutbacks, JoynerDiaz asserted, it is important to note that mediations still will be going on in South Hillsborough County, through the judicial circuits mediation services based in Tampa. Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonJustice center%  New agriculture land use code amendment in the works %  SOUTH COUNTY Set in motion by a farmer here, an old oversight is prompting a new amendment to Hillsboroughs land use code that may interest other local growers. The amendment to the land development code is being proposed by Hillsborough Commissioner Al Higginbotham in response to a situation faced by Baltazar and Beatriz Saenz who ran into unexpected obstacles when they wanted to use their acreage in Balm. The land had been made part of a planned development (PD) and a Community Development District (CDD) years ago. Higginbothams amendment would ensure that farmers could continue agricultural operations on land included in a PD until the permitted development is considered feasible and actually is undertaken. This previously unaddressed specific aspect of the code came to light in April when the Saenz were forced to apply for rezoning of approximately five acres they own on the north side of County Road 672, east of U.S. 301, close to the rural community of Balm. Interested in using the site for agricultural purposes and construction of a family home, the couple learned they could not lawfully do so because the acreage was part of a PD created in 2005 and allowing development of 240 residential lots. Moreover, a CDD was created to provide monies for whatever infrastructure would be needed when development did occur, according to a rezoning hearing transcript. While land owners often stipulate in their petitions for PDs that such properties remain in agricultural use even under the PD designation until development becomes more feasible than farming, the consultant or the former owner or owners of the anticipated development site, See LAND USE AMENDMENT, page 22

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MAY 24, 2012 5 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. Eagles Set Their Weekly ActivitiesThe Ruskin Eagles, FOE, located at 1205 1st St. S.W. has scheduled the following weekly activities. All events and activities of the Eagles Club are supported by the members and members guests. The FOE Aerie meet at 7 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. The Ladies Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday. Eagle Riders meet the 2nd Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24 -Bar Games at 3 p.m. Friday, May 25 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 26 Joint Installation of Officers, followed by light lunch of Sloppy Joes and Chips. Music by Bump in the Road from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Monday, May 28 Memorial Day Celebration with Hamburgers and Hot Dogs. Bring a dish to pass. Bingo at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 Come on down and socialize. Wednesday, May 30 Wings and Things at 5 p.m. OH SO GOOD! Bar Games at 6 p.m. For more information, call the club at 645-2922. Ruskin VFW Post #6287Ruskin VFW Post #6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N. has listed the following weekly activities. Meetings are: American Legion on 1st Wednesday each month; VFW and LAVFW on the 2nd Wednesday each month; and MAVFW on the 3rd Thursday each month. Thursday, May 24 Bar Bingo at 6 p.m. Friday, May 25 Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Music by Ella & JT 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 26 Installation Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m Music by You 2 Kan from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, May 27 Fire in the Hole from 1 to 4 p.m. Music by Bert & Sassy from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Monday, May 28 Memorial Day. Hamburgers and Hot Dogs at noon. Please bring a dish to pass. Tuesday, May 29 Games in Lounge from 1 to 5 p.m. Kitchen open from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 Open. Summer Camps deadline approachesParents can beat the annual summer boredom phenomenon with Hillsborough Countys affordable summer camps. Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation offers more than 15 different summer day camps packed with exciting activities from June 18 to Aug. 10. Many children are already signed up for a great time, close to home at nearby recreation centers or regional parks. Summer Camp registration continues until camps are full. Registration for Traditional Day Camps is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday at each site. Registration for Specialty Nature Day Camps is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the main office only, 10119 Windhorst Rd., Tampa 33619. Registration forms are available online at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/summercamps. For the family athlete, the Brandon, Ruskin, Thonotosassa, and the University area are some of the recreation centers offering the excitement and action that will help children stay at the top of their game! These camps feature a wide variety of games and sporting activities. Children who crave a more unique experience should consider the Countys Specialty New Nature Day Camps including E.G. Simmons Fishing Camp, Flatwoods Bicycle Camp, Upper Tampa Bay Nature Camp, Eureka Springs Heritage Garden Camp, and Lettuce Lakes Canoe and Nature Camp. A new teens-only camp is available at Jackson Springs Recreation Center. Traditional Day Camps Traditional Day Camps are held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 to Aug. 10, and can be registered two weeks at a time. Bi-weekly themes vary from park to park, and they all Apollo Beach resident and Apollo Beach Spearfishing Team member, Matthew Brueckner, has had a dominant and unprece dented run in the Florida spearfishing event circuit over the past 30 days. Diving depths of 20 to 100 feet without the use of scuba tanks ( using advanced breath-hold diving techniques known as free diving), Matthew has won four straight First Place trophies in four different events throughout the state. Most impressive was Matts runaway individual win of the coveted 2012 Florida State Spearfishing Championship in Tarpon Springs, against some of the best free divers in the world including the current U.S. National Champion, members of the USA National Team and the current World Blue Water Champion respectively. Matthew began the spring as a new spearfishing world record holder upon certification of his recent IUSA submission for Jolthead Porgy. After a close fourth place finish at the Clearwater Classic charity cancer tournament in March, Matt began his run in April with Top Free Diver and Second Overall-scuba or free dive at the Tampa Bay Spearfishing Challenge. A week later, Matt won the FSDA State Freedive Spearfishing Championship by a 15 point margin, weighing 26 fish in a world class field that included several 120 feet free divers and world record holders. Matt then turned to the East Coast at the annual Palm Beach Free Divers Cinco de Mayo Kingfish Tour nament, winning first place and largest fish. This past weekend, Matt again won Top Free Diver at the Annual Florida Freeshafters Open held in Brandon. After growing up in and around the water in Marathon Key, Matthew has undergone extensive professional training to achieve his level of diving. Matt adheres to strict freediving supervision protocol when diving casually or at competition depths to avoid possible pitfalls. For more information about the sport of breath-hold spearfishing or for local involvement in free diving, contact www.apollobeachspearfishing.comFlorida spearfishing champion crowned RCMA School Board meeting scheduledThe RCMA School Board Meeting will take place on Monday, June 4 at the University of Florida Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, 14625 C.R. 672, Wimauma. The School Board Meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. and is open to the public. For more information, call Maria Jimenez at (239) 289-7995. SOUTHSHORE RREGIONAL LLIBRARY Kids Program/Event Highlights May 24-30Teen Night: Game Zone For middle and high school students ~ Get in the zone with friends for some gaming fun on the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii with games such as Band Hero, Guitar Hero 5, Smash Brothers Brawl and more! Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Family Story Time Thursday, May 24 7 to 7:30 p.m. 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. Memorial Day Holiday 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. 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. 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. Brandon Recreation Center offers 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. Gardenville Recreation Center is 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 Water Week, Health and Fitness, Animal Week, and Move to the Groove Week. The Ruskin Recreation Center offers a camp for kids ages 5-15. Themes include Sports and Recreation, American Pride, Wild Adventures, and Around the World in 10 Days. The Specialty Nature Day Camps are two-week long camps specializing on a specific topic held at County Regional Parks. These camps are designed around educational outdoor activities at Hillsborough Countys parks, trails and waterways. E.G. Simmons Park offers two fun-filled weeks of fishing and outdoor skills for those ages 9-15. Activities include canoeing, camping and swimming. Guest speakers will include local outdoor celebrities. Camp will end with a deep sea fishing trip. Florida State Fairgrounds (Expo Hall) Principal: Carl Green Anticipated # of Graduates: 506 Valedictorian: Alicia Dillow Salutatorian: Danielle McCutchen Class President: Marlee Taylor Florida State Fairgrounds (Expo Hall) Principal: Craig S. Horstman Anticipated # of Graduates: 309 Valedictorian: Xiaodong Lu Salutatorian: Julian Couture Class President: Melina SantosCongratulations to graduates

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6 MAY 24, 2012All of us have bad days when we feel we should not have gotten out of bed. What do you do when things go wrong? First,we should acknowledge that things going in the dumper on a particular day is not a normal state of affairs. There will be a better tomorrow. Put off until tomorrow any really important tasks that can be postponed. No use in tempting fate. Next, try to put things in perspective. Do not lose your sense of humor. When I have a bad day that is not life threatening, just aggravating, I try to maintain perspective. To help my sense of humor when these days happen to me, I turn to a very unlikely source of inspiration. The source is a very funny book, written by Stephen Pile entitled The Incomplete Book of Failures. No matter what happens to me, something worse has happened to someone or something in his book. Yesterday, I read the following story about the Argo Merchant, a hard luck ship. By William Hodges Between 1953, when it was built, and 1976, when it sank, the Argo Merchant suffered every known form of maritime disaster. In 1967, the ship took eight months to sail from Japan to America. It collided with a Japanese ship, caught fire three times, and had to stop for repairs five times. In 1968, there was a mutiny, and in 1969, she went aground off Borneo for 34 hours. In the next five years, she was laid up in Curacao, grounded off Sicily, and towed to New York. In 1976, her boilers broke down six times, and she once had to travel with two red lights displayed, indicating the crew could no longer control the ships movements, because the steering and the engine had failed. She was banned from Philadelphia, Boston and the Panama Canal. To round off a perfect year, she ran aground and sank off Cape Cod, depositing the countrys largest oil slick on the doorstep of Massachusetts.Bad day? 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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 NEW SHOWROOMCome visit our... NEW ADDRESS 720 4th St. SW Ruskin, FL 33570 813-645-3529www.KnoxAluminum.com At the time of the final grounding, the ship had been lost for 15 hours. The crew was 18 miles off course and navigating by the stars because modern equipment had broken down. What is more, the West Indian helmsman could not read the Greek handwriting showing the course to be steered. A naval expert afterward described the ship as a disaster looking for somewhere to happen. On days when I feel the days events are disasters looking for a place to happen, and I happen to be that place, it helps to remember that nothing happened to me that could compare with the trouble that hit the Argo Merchant, and for that I am grateful. Better days always follow, and having made it through the bad days, I am even more convinced of the truth of the adage that says, That trouble that does not destroy me makes me stronger. It is through adversity we are tested and truly begin to know just what we are capable of doing. May all your days be great days, but when they are not, just do the best you can. Tomorrow will be better. Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interview-format television program, Spotlight on Government, on the Tampa Bay Community Network which airs Mondays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com. Phone: 813-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.com HOLIDAY DEADLINESThe Observer News office will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Advertising and press release deadlines will advance as follows:. ............................4 p.m., Fri., May 25 Display ads. .............................11 a.m., Fri., May 25 News Releases. ....................... Questions? Call: 813-645-3111 www.ObserverNews.net 210 Woodland Estates S.W. 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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 813260-3692.

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MAY 24, 2012 7 FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.Registered Investment Advisor Robyn PayantPresidentTom PayantChairman & CEOWe offer retirement planning and services tailored to your individual needs since 1979 Visit our website at www.PayantFinancial.com Thomas A. Payant oers securities and insurance products through SagePoint Financial, Inc. and its aliates, member FINRA/SIPC. Thomas A. Payant oers investment advisory services through Payant Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment advisor not aliated with SagePoint Financial, Inc. Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy at length. Among all of that, she raised a daughter and spent several years at WFLA TV as the Director of Continuity. Aleta Jonie Maschek was born in Mossy Rock, Washington, south of Seattle. Her mother was a voice actress for radio soap operas and a newspaper writer. She grew up in relative wealth with a nanny, a driver, and the finest clothes and accessories. Jonie went on to college in her home state but decided that California was the place to be. While still a journalism student, she took a job, her first ever, at an exclusive resort among the redwoods of Northern California. One of the kids I knew in college had a job at an exclusive inn in California. It was a place where people like Bing Crosby would go all the time, she recalled. People would fly in using their own planes. In the late 1940s, very few people had ever flown in an airplane, and far fewer still owned their own planes. But it wasnt unusual for Jonie. Before long, she would find a way to take advantage of it, but first she had a slight problem with her new job. I knew nothing in the world except for being waited on, she said with a laugh. I was 4 foot 10 and the servers had to carry these huge trays. The trays turned out to not be a problem. Somehow, the men she worked with decided they would carry them for her. But I would take the orders, Jonie Maschek turns 90%  she said laughing. I dont know how I got by with it. She got by with it because there is something magical about Jonie. That magic was there in her second decade just as it is in her ninth. That magic extended to everyone, from the coworkers who carried the huge trays to the pilots of the private airplanes. I met the pilot of a plane that carried the president of some big company back and forth, she said. When he would fly in, I would fly back with him to Washington State when the plane was empty. Then I met another pilot who would give me a ride back to California. By the 1950s, Jonie had come to Florida where she met her husband Matt. Together they have traveled the world. This August, they will have been married for 54 years. Somewhere along the line, they made friends with the Dickman family and others in Ruskin and began visiting from Tampa on a regular basis. By the early 70s, they had purchased a home on Shell Point Road. Ruskin, particularly back then, was an adjustment for the woman who wore heels, tailored suits and attended Broadway shows, but that didnt deter her from pursuing her interests. And among those interests, history was prominent. She has been called the Historian of the South. She is without a doubt the preeminent expert on the history of the South Hillsborough area. If your ancestors have been in this area long enough, chances are that Jonie has the dirt on your family. But dont worry, she wont tell at least not the details. At first people wouldnt even talk to me, she said. I think they didnt like my high heeled shoes. I did not own other pairs of shoes. I did not own shorts. She did it the old fashioned way by using shoe leather and actually talking to people, just as she learned through her journalism degree. She would knock on doors, she would smile, get to know people and ask questions. It was difficult at first, as the high heels were a surprise at the fishing shacks and mobile homes she tended to visit, but soon enough both sides softened. People accepted her and she began to lower the high heels at least in those situations. She knew so much about the families, she knew the good and the bad, and before long, she was being invited to both weddings and funerals. Sometimes, such as when the birth of a first child wouldnt match up well with the date of a wedding, Jonie could be trusted to handle it with grace. Tracing history isnt always a straight line. She would meet people and ask about their parents. They wouldnt always know when they were born or died, but they knew where they were buried. It didnt always help. Id go into the cemetery to look them up, she said. But the names had a different spelling. So Id go back to their house and people would tell me they simply changed how their names were spelled. By the late 1980s, Jonie retired from WFLA and before long, she became known as the Fish Lady. We moved on to the water [on Shell Point Road] and I had fished all over the world, she said. One day I noticed that the local paper didnt have anything about fishing. Why doesnt somebody write something about fishing? Matt told me that I should do it. Ive been there forever now. She keeps her finger on the pulse of the fishing community because everyone knows her and she enjoys talking to people, whether at a boat ramp or in the grocery store. It used to be that Id go into a grocery store and people would ask me to autograph a Wall Street Journal, she said laughing. Today they ask her to autograph The Observer News. The black and white photograph from 1945 shows a beautiful woman in a tailored dress (of course) and a carefree smile. Fifty-seven years later, Jonie still has the beauty and the carefree See JONIE TURNS 90, page 15MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOWhile working in television, Jonie kept a book of autographs from her on-air guests. The list reads like a Whos Who of American legends, including former presidents Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter, actors Lorne Greene and Lyle Waggoner, among many others. Also above, the March 18, 1965 front page of The Tampa Times and the 1974 Florida Women of Distinction which includes Jonie.Happy 90th Birthday Jonie!The Observer News Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $23................before noon$20...................after noon$18....................after pm $500 OFF Any RoundIMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONSIncludes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. 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8 MAY 24, 2012 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! the vice president of the Florida DECA board next year. Tobin Williams was Fifth in the state, and Zachary Harmening made the Committee of Voting Delegates at the International Level that elected the national officers after running (Jason) Richards successful campaign. DECAs Competitive Events programs use role-playing, written and online projects and other means to evaluate academic knowledge and career skills of contestants, Janet Richards said. The knowledge and skills needed to be learned are identified and assessed as part of National Curriculum Standards identified by industry leaders themselves. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, DECA is an elective subject at high schools and colleges around the country that started at the collegiate level and (according to the DECA website) was originally known as Delta Epsilon Chi. Janet Richards has been teaching DECAs principles to students in South County at East Bay and then Riverview high schools since 1987 and is in the Florida Hall of Fame of District DECA Advisors. She has served nine years as the Hillsborough County DECA District Supervisor. In all those years this is the first time Ive ever had a candidate run for state office, let alone have a winner, Richards said. The three boys, Jason, 17 and Tobin and Zachary, 18, explained what they did to earn their honors. Jason was given a three-step MBA-type test and also asked to research how and when he would promote specific products from the automotive industry. His final presentation in Utah was judged by NAPA Auto Parts Association officials. Currently a junior at Riverview, Jason plans to attend both the University of Florida and then Georgia Tech and earn an MBA as well as a degree in industrial engineering. He eventually hopes to go into management and aims for becoming a company CEO. Tobin is a senior and already adept at sales having run the DECA store at the school which partially funded the students trip. (Fundraisers and donations as well as student money paid the rest.) He was singled out as a Top Presenter in Utah with his professional selling scenario for a pharmaceutical company that wants to promote a languagelearning system. Tobin had to choose which system he wanted to use, and then show how the product would help the company and its clients. He also had to price the services. DECA has helped me tremendously. I want to be a real estate broker, Tobin said. The difference between an agent and a broker is that the broker can handle every step from the dream in the purchasers head to walking in the front door, including the financing. Tobin said the things hes learned about business planning and presentations will help him achieve what he wants in life. After graduation this year, Tobin plans to attend Hillsborough Community College in Brandon and then enroll in the University of Central Floridas Real Estate Program. Meanwhile, Zachary, also a senior, was judged on and received honors for his work attending candidates speeches and being part of a 14-delegate team that picked next years DECA officers after discussing each candidates attributes. He attended Southern Regional and International competitions to fulfill this duty and also ran Jason Richardss winning campaign for state DECA vice president. We (the team) would caucus with a candidate and then get together and talk about who we would vote for and why, Zachary explained. At regionals he looked over all the candidates booths and talked with themwhile running Jasons campaign there prior to being chosen to go to Utah for these efforts. He plans a career in business, aiming for hospital management. Jason was the only junior in the group. He has yet another year at Riverview to be a part of DECA. As state vice president, he says he wonders what the next year will bring. To find out more about DECA, visit http://www.deca.orgRiverview High School DECA winners%  C.A.R.E. Pets of the WeekC.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.MejoMejo is a gorgeous long haired Chihuahua who was relinquished by his owner due to no fault of his own. He is shy but sweet. Once he gets to know you he will cuddle in your arms. Bring him a yummy snack and he will dance for you just give him a home! Mejo is neutered, microchipped, and current on his shots. DOB: January 2, 2008.TippieTippie has started her stay at the shelter by spending a lot of time in the cat condo. But then relaxing kind of comes naturally to this young girl now that she is safe and sound. She was found as a stray near C.A.R.E. Tippie has been spayed and brought up to date on her shots. Also she will be microchipped as part of her adoption. DOB: February 2, 2010.

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MAY 24, 2012 9 HILLSBOROUGH(813) 634-8310MANATEE(941) 524-2259 For a FREE IN-HOME ESTIMATE, call us TODAY!Shutter & Blind Manufacturing CompanySHUTTERS ~ VERTICALS ~ FAUX WOOD & WOOD HORIZONTAL BLINDS CELLULAR SHADES ~ WOVEN WOODS ~ SUNSCREEN SHADES ~ PRIVACY SHADINGS ~ MORE INSTALLED FREE! INSTALLED FREE! VERTICALS PLANTATION SHUTTERS$1395Sq. Ft. Measured & Installed LIFETIME WARRANTY 2 FAUX BLINDS Our blinds are built with a STEEL HEADRAIL. Unlike the Flimsy Plastic Headrail from the Home CentersMADE IN AMERICA EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES24 W x 36 H ..........$84 Installed 36 W x 50 H ........$175 Installed 48 W x 48 H ........$224 Installed 48 W x 60 H ........$280 Installed 72 W x 62 H ........$434 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 62 H .......$68 Installed 60 W x 62 H .......$75 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$93 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 48 H .......$49 Installed 60 W x 48 H .......$69 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$86 Installed SAVE ENERGY EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES FOR SUN SCREENS24 W x 36 H ....................$49 Installed 36 W x 48 H ....................$62 Installed 52 W x 48 H ....................$93 Installed 72 W x 60 H .................$131 Installed SUN SCREENS plus the copays and coinsurance charged for doctor office visits, hospital stays, diagnostic tests, visits to specialists, prescription drugs and other medical services. This is very important because if you choose an Advantage plan, youre not allowed to purchase a Medigap supplement policy, which means youll be responsible for paying these expenses out of your own pocket. Drug coverage: Check the plans formulary the list of prescription drugs covered to be sure all the medications you take are covered without excessive copays or requirements that you try less expensive drugs first. Extra benefits: Many Advantage plans include dental, vision and hearing benefits, but they are often limited. Get the details on what exactly is covered. Out-of-network coverage: Since most Advantage plans limit you to using in-network doctors only, find out whats covered if you have an emergency outside your network area. This is especially important if you travel extensively or live part of the year outside your network. Locations: If you dont use any particular doctors and you live in a rural area, make sure the doctors in the plans youre considering are located near you. Also check to see if the hospitals, home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities that the plan covers are nearby too. Retiree benefits: If you have coverage from a former employer, be sure you speak with the benefits manager, because signing up for Medicare Advantage may void your retiree coverage. Get Help If you dont have a computer to compare plans, or if you dont feel comfortable working through this information on you own, you can get help by calling Medicare at 800-633-4227. They can do the comparing for you over the phone, and enroll you in a plan when youre ready. Another good resource is your State Health Insurance Assistance Program, which provides free Medicare counseling. Visit shiptalk.org, or call 800-677-1116 to locate a counselor in your area. And, check out the HealthMetrix Research Cost Share Report at medicarenewswatch.com. This service chooses the best Advantage plans based on health status. 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. Dear Savvy Senior, Ill be 65 in a few months Medicare enrollment age and am interested in getting a Medicare Advantage plan to cover my health care and prescription drugs. Can you give me some advice on choosing a plan? Searching Senior Dear Searching, Medicare Advantage plans have become increasingly popular among retirees over the past few years. In fact, around one-fourth of all Medicare recipients nearly 13 million Americans are currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan. Here are some tips and tools to help you choose the best plan for you. Medicare Advantage Sometimes called Medicare Part C, Medicare Advantage plans are government approved health plans sold by private insurance companies that you can choose in place of original Medicare. The vast majority of Advantage plans are managed-care policies such as HMOs or PPOs that require you to get your care within a network of providers. If you join an Advantage plan, the plan will provide all of your Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) coverage some plans even offer extra benefits like vision, dental and hearing. And, most plans include Part D prescription drug coverage too. You also need to be aware that the monthly premiums for many Advantage plans are cheaper than if you got original Medicare, plus a separate Part D drug plan and a Medigap policy, but their deductibles and co-pays are usually higher. That makes these plans better suited for healthier retirees. How to Choose To help you choose a plan, a good first step is to call your doctors and find out which Advantage plans they accept, and which ones they recommend. Then go to the Medicare Plan Finder tool at www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan and compare those options. When comparing, here are some key points to consider: Total costs: Look at the plans entire pricing package, not just the premiums and deductibles. Compare the out-of-pocket maximums By Jim Miller How to Choose a Medicare Advantage Plan THE SAVVY SENIORDiners coupon booklet availableThe Sun City Center Kiwanis Club is offering their 2012/2013 Diners Coupon booklet for sale at the Kiosk in the Atrium Community Association. Kiwanis members will be there from 9 a.m to noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during May, 2012. Tickets will also be available from SCC Chamber of Commerce. This year they have ten excellent restaurants offering discounts. They include: Apollos Bistro, Beanies, Beef OBradys, Bella Cucina, Copper Penny, The Docks, Ozzies Buffet & Grill, Seafood Dive, Shenaniganz, and Sunshine Cafe (who just opened). Donate $10 and save up to $50.

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10 MAY 24, 2012Unusual sorority shares demanding lifestyle Manatee County Ag and Extension Service offers classesThe Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service is offering a variety of free educational classes for June, 2012. Registration instructions Unless otherwise noted, all classes are free and are held at the Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service, 1303 17th Street West, Palmetto 34221. Minimum workshop size is required; workshop size is limited. For workshops that require a fee, make checks payable to Friends of Extension. Register in advance online via their website at http://manatee.ifas.ufl.edu or call (941) 722-4524 for all workshops. Summer is the time to let your vegetable garden rest and solarize the soil to reduce pests like weed seeds, fungal pathogens and nematodes. Learn some basic information on treating the garden soil in an environmentally-friendly manner utilizing solar energy/heat to kill the pests. Learn to turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into useful soil amendments, along with details on how to set up a home compost bin. Learn how to install, paint, and maintain your own rain barrel. Tune up your sprinkler system, learn how to adjust the time and sprinklers, improve uniformity, eliminate water waste, and cut costs. Learn about different kinds of herbs and how to use them to spice up your life. Topics include selecting, drying, storing, and meal preparation. Deadline to register is Tuesday, June 19. This class is designed to help people learn how to create and cook simple, healthy, and delicious meals for one or two people and eliminate a freezer full of frostcovered mystery food. Deadline to register is Friday, June 22.East Bay Watchby Michael CooperAll-State TeamThree players from the girls flag football team were selected to the all-state team. Sophomore Madeline Hornacek made 3rd Team Offense. For the season Hornacek had 85 receptions, 975 yards, 8 reception TDs, 60 rushing yards and a TD, and threw 2 TD passes. Senior Stephanie Williams made 2nd Team Offense. Williams threw for 3,668 yards and 46 TDs. She also rushed for 6 TDs and caught 1 TD. Junior Nicole Lock made 1st Team Offense. She is the first East Bay flag football player to make 1st Team. Lock caught 138 passes for 1,781 yards and 30 TDs. MADELINE HORNAcCEK STEPhHANIE WILLIAmsMS N IcCOLE LLOcCKCollege football fans are watching their teams practice and hoping the new recruits will be game-changers a few months from now. For them, its the lull before the fall. For the team coaches though, there is no lull. As usual, theyre working seven days a week, heading out the door at 6 a.m. and coming home long after the wife and kids have gone to bed, says Kathy (Currey) Kronick, author of Mrs. Coach: Life in Major College Football (www.mrscoach14yrs.com). During spring ball games, theyre not home, so their wives are doing everything but playing football, says Kronick, whose book recounts her years married to Coach Dave Currey. And theyll do that, too, if necessary. The life of a football coachs wife is notoriously demanding, so much so that in 1989, the American Football Coaches Wives Association was created to provide camaraderie, support, information and service. They share a subculture unlike any other in the United States and, while it can be exciting and rewarding, it comes with many sacrifices. His career and the team are the No. 1 priority, no ifs, ands or buts about it. In that regard, its a lot like military spouses, but with college coaches, the family lives in the public eye, Kronick says. The wives take care of everything at home, everything, because their husbands are at work day and night, seven days a week. Many wives also work most coaches dont make a lot of money. The wives are also expected to attend games, fundraisers and recruiting dinners. Every couple of years, unless theyre really, really lucky, theyre single-handedly packing up the household to move the family across the country because their team lost and their husband got fired. In 2008, three researchers interviewed nearly 300 college football coaches wives to learn more about their lives. Their findings, Kronick says, paint a portrait of what fans never see when they are cheering or jeering the team. loss can mean the coach gets fired. So you not only have the stress of being suddenly jobless, but if hes fortunate to find another job, youll likely be packing up the house and kids without him, hes gone on ahead to move to a new city and a new state, Kronick says. She moved 27 times during her marriage to Currey. Moving so frequently can be an adventure as families explore different parts of the country, but its also hard to leave a place where youve made friends and grown comfortable. and making babies. College football coaches are off for the month of July, so thats when families plan important events. Some couples celebrate their wedding anniversaries in July whether or not thats when the couple got married, Kronick says. of the media. You have to mind your ps and qs, Kronick says. The media is always looking for something they want to know the secrets. You also have to be very careful not to do anything that will make your school or team look bad. All the attention can be fun when the team is on a winning streak but, as Kronick points out, its hard for kids at school when everyones blaming their dad for the teams poor performance. tight budgets. The majority of the families in the 2008 study had an income of $50,000 to $125,000 a year, with nearly 72 percent of the wives holding jobs outside the home. Most assistant coaches have one-year contracts, Kronick says, so if theyre fired or the head coach is fired, which means the assistants lose their jobs, too their income stops. The life of a coachs wife isnt all hardship, Kronick notes. Out of necessity, wives become self-reliant and independent, if they werent to begin with, and that boosts selfconfidence. Its fun cheering on your team, and lasting friendships are often formed among this group that shares so much. But in the end, most wives give up their lives for their husbands dream, Kronick says. I couldnt do that any longer. I needed to pursue my own dreams, and to have a husband I could talk with about them. American Legion Riders of Post 389 hosted a successful Poker Run May 12 to benefit the veterans that reside at Liberty Manor in Tampa. Liberty Manor provides quality housing to sixteen honorable discharged veterans who hope to live independently one day. The American Legion Riders are members of the American Legion who are also motorcycle enthusiasts. They can be found participating in parades, at motorcycling events and supporting the communities, in which they live, work, A merican LLegion RRiders gather for a PPoker RRun on May 12.Riding for a reasonand play. The American Legion Riders were formed to participate in parades and other ceremonies that are in keeping with the Aims and Purposes of the American Legion and to promote motorcycle safety programs and to provide a social atmosphere for American Legion members who share the same interest. Today over 425 American Legion Riders programs, organized by chapters, districts, or departments, support Americanism and Children and Youth programs in virtually every state in the nation, and more are organizing each month. One of the fastest-growing and most highly visible of the many programs offered by The American Legion, The American Legion Riders are a very diverse group, and so are the programs that they support. For more information, contact veteran Jeff Luddeke at (813) 3527856, www.LibertyManor.org, or LibertyForVets@aol.com.RARAMSEEY A A. KRAKRA VELELMarine Corps Pfc. Ramsey A. Kravel, son of Talarie Giddens of Hahira, GA and Todd B. Kravel, of Gibsonton, FL, recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC. During the five-week course, Kravel received instruction in the fundamentals of engineering support for combat units, including the procedures for building and repairing bridges, roads and field fortifications. Kravel also received training on demolition concepts, land mine warfare and camouflage techniques. Kravel is a 2011 graduate of East Bay High School of Gibsonton. i Riverview Memorial VFW Post #81087504 Riverview Dr. (813) 671-9845 Mens Auxiliary -First Thursday at 7 p.m. Ladies Auxiliary -Second Tuesday at 7 p.m. Post -Second Thursday at 7:30 p.m. 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 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.

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MAY 24, 2012 11 Memorial Day CeremonyMonday May 28, 2012Sun City Center will again observe their traditional Memorial Day Ceremony starting at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28th, in the Borini Theater at the Kings Point Clubhouse, Sun City Center. Doors will open at 9 a.m. for open general attendance seating. All invited guests with reserved seating are requested to be seated not later than 9:45 a.m. This ceremony is sponsored by the combined military veterans organizations of Sun City Center and is supported by the joint efforts of many participating community service organizations. The focus of this Memorial Day ceremony is to honor all past or present community veterans with special tribute paid to those veterans who have died since May, 2011. To date there are 160 such veterans to be recognized by a which will be conducted concurrently with their traditional Sun City Center Living Flag Tribute. Featured speaker will be who has represented the 10th District since 2006. Prior to that she had an eightyear tenure on the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners. A musical interlude and tribute to the military services will be provided by the Trinity Baptist Church Choir & Friends directed by Rev. James Feist. Colors will be presented by the East Bay High School Jr. R.O.T.C. At the close of the ceremony, the Grand Marshall, LTC Frank Sanyour, USA (Ret), accompanied by members of the Ruskin Boy Scout Troop 661, will be placing the wreath at the flagpole outside the auditorium. As part of their annual tribute to deceased veterans, and showing the great spirit of Sun City Center patriotism, the Patriots Club makes arrangements for and funds for the display of U.S. flags on State Road 674. This year the flags will fly for a period of time prior to Memorial Day to after the Fourth of July. Ron V. Allen Sylvan H. Amos Neil P. Anderson Ralph E. Arendt Frederick W. Armstrong Maury Baker Richard J. Bandera David L. Barnhizer Leo J. Barrett Louis Howard Benner Norman Howard Bernhardt George J. Bolstetter Chester .F. Borawa George W. Borlase Sr. William E. Boyd John R. Brainard William E. Brindle John Brozovich Maurice L. Buck Floyd M. Burdick George Burhoe John Edward Bush Lewis B. Carter James Edward Catcott Roger Samuel Chell Gordon R. Christensen Emil M. Coda Mabel H. Corbin Lawrence Robert Coville Martin G. Cullen Paul Joseph Czapar Charles Millar Danks Sr. Paul H. Dauerheim Robert DelBuono Frank C. Depinet Phillip K. Dobbin Frank L. Dowell Jr. Carl W. Duenki Jr. John F. Dunleavy Roland J. Duval Earl W. Enquist Wellington H. Ent Donald Edward Everhart James J. Fass Marvin Fasset Donald F. Fletcher Carl E. Flodeen Jr. Gilbert Charles Foster Theodore Daniel Franzek John P. Fuqua Sr. Elbert E. Gerbron Ralph B. Getchell Ernest Glaister Ramon Gonzalez Paul E. Goodman Harry M. Graham Walter J. Graham Richard Grove Herman E. Habegger Maurice N. Haines Harold Halpern Harold S. Hansen Jack S. Harrison Donald A. Hauch Allen Walter Henderson Albert K. Hendricks William C. Herzberg Richard Grayson Hines Carl Martin Hirneisen Sherman J. Hodes Wesley William Hoffman Norman Virgile Houle Jack E. Irwin James William Jacoby Leon A. Jette Arnold F. Johanny Wallace G. Johnson Robert L. Johnson Charles E. Johnson Werner J. Kappel Caryl Keeler Leslie Gordon Kilpatrick Franklin P. King George Klacik Phillip W. Knight Martin Kurtic Alan A. La Torre Edward N. Lucking Nathan Luskin James Edward Maloney Donald G. Maltby Robert Pownall Mathews Francis X. Mattes Michael A. Mc Cullock Harold McBee Joe Kenneth McCloud Mary L. McCullagh Larry Marvin McDowell Loe Peeples McInnes James H. McJunkin Joseph A. Meszaros Raymond Clifford Michelfelder Jack A. Miller Leonard L. Millican Donald W. Mir Steven Peter Molnar Louis Monti John J. Norman Neil C. Novicka Madeline Pat Ogden David W. Oliver Victor F. Olyarnyk George Orenchak Benjamin F. OSteen Irving Ozer Walt Partington Joseph Peabody January Heimerl Petrie Lorraine G. Pew Stephen Austin Phillips Jr. Joseph John Pietrobono Helen Elizabeth Price Raymond I. Purcell Jr. Robert R. Rafferty Arthur W. Reed Martha Reed Ralph Reiss Theodore Rodda Vernon L. Roe George Rusk George Charles Ryan Harry E. Sandusky William Roy Saylor Gerald L. Schissel Marvin J. Schmitt Tomas A. Skinner Eugene Skummer Anthony H. Sorrentino Robert Nelson Spangard George W. Stark James L. Steele Esther Stever Sylvester E. Suchorski Jack G. Ternent James L. Thayer Osborne R. Thomasson William Trevouledes William S. Turnbull Sr. Clarence L. Tussing Joseph Vinci Jr. Rudolf H. Viohl Oll L. Vollman Bernard L. Warjenski Edward D. Watson Raymond D. Wiley Vincent A. Wilhelm John B. Williams R. David Wood James F. Wright John M. Yoder

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12 MAY 24, 2012 2011 Allstate Insurance Company SPRING 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? Smart shoppers save at South Shore Market Say 3 times fast...We knew you would agree!OVER 50 VENDORS On the corner of U.S. Hwy. 41 & (site of the old Coffee Cup)This Sunday, May 2710 a.m.3 p.m.Community & Farmers MarketBrought to you by Forward Thinking Campaign. For more information call 813-732-5338 Sun City Dental CenterThe fee advertised is the minimum fee charged. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free service, examination or treatment. Senior Citizen discount does not apply.*Actual Fee May Vary Depending Upon Degree of Complexity in a Given Case** Time to process denture cases may change due to complexity/ type of case Thomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A.633-2636General Dentist727 Cortaro Drive(Two doors down from AAA) Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed for Lunch 1-2 p.m. Thomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A. Practicing Dentistry for 26 years Chuck Fredericks, Lab Technician, 41 years experienceOur Own In-House Denture Lab URABECHHASEARSFEXPERIENCESAMEA REINESANREPAIRSNEWENURESANPAR IASFIINGSCR WNSANBRIGESFCUSENECNMICA REA MENCHICESURUPPERAN WERFU ENURESMAEINUS NEWEEK**New Patients and Emergencies Are Always WelcomeFREEDENTURE CONSULTATION OR 2nd OPINIONwith patient bringing current x-ray. 0140. Limit one per patient. Exp. 5/31/12 NEW PATIENTSFULL MOUTH SERIES OFX-RAYS & EXAMfor $95and receive a $100 credit toward your acount for future treatment. Exp. 5/31/12 0210 0110 Welcome Marie, Nail Tech, to our 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 Mani/Pedi Combo $30 Special $10 $7Exp. 6/30/12 SouthShore Regional Library adult programs Excel: Introduction and Formatting 2:30 p.m. Layout, entering data, inserting rows and columns, and other techniques. Learn different formats for expressing numbers in a spreadsheet. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Memorial Day Holiday Internet: Viruses, Spyware, Phishing Scams and More! p.m. Learn how to surf the Internet while avoiding common scams and pitfalls that can compromise your security. Learn about different types of malicious software, how they get on the personal computer, how to remove them, and precautions to take when using the internet. Registration is available one hour prior to the beginning of the program. Introduction to Genealogy p.m. Learn about the types of records that are available for genealogical research and where to find them using the Librarys resources in this beginners class. Adding text boxes, clipart and Autoshapes to your presentation. Previous experience with Microsoft PowerPoint is recommended. Limit: 20. 8:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of the popular table game, Mah Jongg, featuring challenging play for experienced players and instruction for beginners. The American Rules will be used. Spectators are welcome! Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg set or card. Limited to 16 players. Register in advance at the Information Desk or call 273-3652. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Needle People 8:30 p.m. Join other needle people to share techniques, tips and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric crafts. Beginners are welcome! Bring a project and ask questions! Thank a Veteran for your freedom and have a safe, Happy Memorial Holiday!for the rest of his career. So are his wife and children. My father was Air Force. The men in my family have served as far back as the Civil War. A greatuncle died in the Spanish American War. A cousin died somewhere in the Pacific during WWII. Memorial Day was a sacred, solemn day in my family. We did have a huge family gathering over food, but only after we all went to the cemetery and placed flowers in the graves of our lost soldiers. Their widows were consoled and honored and we talked about how brave our men were and how much we missed them. Florida, and this area especially, has a large percentage of veterans from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan. We salute them on Veterans Day. They, this weekend, will salute their buddies who didnt come back with them. They will remember those who fought beside them and paid the ultimate price. Many thanks to all of you who will display Old Glory proudly this weekend. And thanks to all of you who will attend Memorial Day ceremonies around the county to Its the unofficial beginning of summer. Its a three-day weekend for most, typically celebrated with trips to the beach and burgers on the grill. Last Sundays newspaper was full of circulars for sale after sale after sale. Bikinis and pool toys, picnic baskets and beach towels, its all for sale this weekend. Memorial Day Weekend is here. Its great to enjoy time together with family and friends. I can smell the hot dogs cooking now. But please, America. In all of the fun of the cookouts and pool parties, try to remember the reason for the day. It isnt to usher in the summer season. It isnt to work on our tans. This day was created to honor and remember our service men and women who have died bravely serving our country. It is a day to pay homage to their sacrifice and the sacrifice of their families. My nephew is a medic with the 82nd Airborne with two tours of duty in Iraq under his belt. He was looking for a third tour, but with four kids at home, he is staying stateside and training other medics to go into the sandbox. I am truly relieved he will be staying out of harms way honor our fallen heroes. It means a lot to their families. Please enjoy your weekend savor the potato salad and the corn on the cob. Splash in the Gulf and collect some shells. Sleep late and take in a movie. But please reserve a few minutes, be still in your heart, and say a prayer for those who died to keep our country the land of the free and the home of the brave.You, Me & Business Take time to remember our veteransRiverview Moose Family Center upcoming eventsThe Riverview Chapter 1031 Loyal Order of Moose is located at 9000 Honeywell Road, Gibsonton. Visit the website at riverviewmooselodge2158.org. For more information call 813-677-7921. All events are open to qualified Moose members and guests. Wednesday Dinners are Chefs Choice at 7 p.m. Thursday Dinners are Tacos Blind Draw Darts at 7:30 p.m. steak / fish / shrimp dinner includes burgers and sides from 5 7 p.m., Karaoke Kat at 7:30 p.m. Community Service fund raiser: Ham dinner, bake sale, auction, entertainment to follow the $6 dinner. Every Sunday is Sport Sun day at 3 p.m.with beer specials, wings and free pool and bar games Volunteers needed for habitat-restoration projectThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions (FWC) Ridge Rangers Program and the Florida Forest Service need your help to restore damaged wildlife habitat on the Lake Wales Ridge near Frostproof. The project involves planting pine seedlings on the Arbuckle Tract on June 1 and 2, from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers may sign up for either day or both. The Ridge Rangers is an organization of volunteers who work with conservation agencies on and near the Lake Wales Ridge, helping to restore wildlife habitat. For more information or to sign up, contact the Ridge Rangers at ridgerangers@myfwc.com or call Bill Parken at 863-699-3742 x102.

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MAY 24, 2012 13 Alsoreceive$500OFFBe careful when looking for leather furniture, some retailers could mislead consumers into paying higher prices for Bonded or Blended leather by promoting it as leather furniture. Bonded or Blended leather is not even close to being as durable as top grain leather. Once scratched it breaks the top coat of the polyurethane and allows product to peel. Up to: ELLENTON2015 60th Ave. E I-75 Exit #224. At the doorsteps of Prime Outlets941-723-6100SARASOTA7261 S. Tamiami TrailJust south of Clark Road941-926-3500ELLENTON | SARASOTA | FT. LAUDERDALE | SAWGRASS | BOCA RATON | DELRAY*50% is taken off our compare prices, does not include Ekornes, floor samples or previous sales. Cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon. See store for details. www.LeatherExpressFurniture.com South County elementary students huddle for peacePeer mediator student leaders and counselors from five area elementary schools gathered at the United Community Church of Sun City Center May 11 for their first annual peace conference. The conference opened with Jomo Cousins, former NFL football player with the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Giants firing up the students and leading some of them in a huddle. Cousins left the Giants in 2001 due to a knee injury and was ordained as a minister in 2006. In 2008, he began his own church, the Love First Christian Center in Riverview. The master of ceremony for the event was Judd Chapin, pilot and reporter from WFLA TV and the keynote speaker was Bob Conigliaro from the Public Relations department at Caspers Company McDonalds. Presenters were Bob Jett, Federal Mediator with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Joan Noble, Bob Maxey and Paul Grossman, mediators with the SouthShore Community Justice System; Alice Loeb, retired elementary generalist and character education coordinator with Hillsborough County Public Schools; and Fabiola Balbina of Learning for Life, Boy Scouts of America Gulf Ridge Council. Sponsors for the event included the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center, SCC United Methodist Church, Caspers Company McDonalds, The Boy Scouts of America, Collins Elementary, Sun City Center Kiwanis Club, Sun City Center Pizza Hut, Walmart and Sams Club. Information about the Love First Christian Center may be found on the web at lfcc.tvMITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS Ruskin Branch Library Have a new eReader or interested in getting one? Learn which devices can download the librarys free eBooks and how to load eBooks onto various types of eReaders. Discover the librarys large selection of eBooks in various formats!.Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged

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MAY 24, 2012 15 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! Jonie turns 90%  smile. She doesnt worry about things; she takes no medication at all, not even aspirin, and she fired her own doctor a while ago. Nothing bothers me, she said. I have the attitude that if something goes wrong or doesnt go how I planned it, there will be another day. And everything will turn out OK. Dont worry because worry can hurt your health. If you could solve every problem you had, you would be a saint. Its impossible. Jonie is currently nearing completion of her 11th book, entitled Your Pad or My Pad, about women living in a senior community, looking for men. Any resemblance to reality, such as the books senior community, may well be coincidental. But dont worry, Jonie has the grace to handle sticky situations. That said, when its published it will almost certainly be a hot commodity in Sun City Center with the potential to shock two distinct groups: those who recognize themselves and those who dont, but think they should have. So many things have changed in the passing decades, but in many ways, Jonie remains the same. She is a woman of beauty, grace and style who sparkles with life, a force of nature, and certainly, she is a woman who flies through her life with the greatest of ease. This week a group of friends will be taking her out for her birthday to the Hard Rock Cafe. Jonie, in her ninth decade, isnt slowing down one bit. Jonie gets stopped by Hillsborough Community College Southshore Campus President Allen Witt for a quick chat. She remains involved in both the college and the Hillsborough County Public Library system.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTO NAFFCO is proud to introduce its naturally aged wood oor collection. Handscraped Hickory or Maple Handstained Custom Made FloorsRegularly $11.95 sq. ft.$6.95sq. ft. Installed SOUTH TAMPA CARROLLWOOD BRANDON 254-4066 961-1362 413-8313 1510 South MacDill Ave. 14306 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. 1920 W. Brandon Blvd. Scan to see more! Historic launch lights up Florida skiesThe historic launch of a commercial cargo capsule lit up the sky from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday morning. The SpaceX Dragon capsule blasted into space at 3:44 a.m. on a test mission to be the first commercial cargo carrier to visit the International Space Station. SpaceX is also known as Space Exploration Technologies of Hawthorne, California, one of two commercial companies contracted by NASA to serve the space station. The Dragon capsule will make a close fly-by of the space station to test instruments before attempting a historic rendezvous with the station. The launch was a joint effort by SpaceX and NASA. Although officially a test mission, Dragon is carrying roughly 1,200 pounds on non-essential supplies for the station, including science experiments designed by school children. When fully operational, the capsule will be able to ferry 7,300 pounds of supplies. The commercial vessels are intended to take over servicing the station from the now-mothballed space shuttle fleet. SpaceX was co-founded by CEO Elon Musk, who also founded Tesla Motors and PayPal.CCREDIT: NANASAA T TV South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 upcoming activitiesEvery 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 28 Memorial Day Indoor Picnic 5 p.m., build your own Nathans hot dogs with all the trimmings, homemade potato chips, music by Bryan, all for $7. Sunday, June 10 Flag Day, 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23 Summer Dance $5, details to follow. For more info call 645-2089.

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MAY 24, 2012 17 482565-36460 Join Dr. Michelle Halcomb for aFREE SEMINARPlease call 813-634-3396 for reservations. Seating is limited.Learn what can be done to alleviate the symptoms of Dry Mouth! Do you suffer from dry mouth? www.suncitycenterdental.comfor more information Memorial Day scams target military, families, supportersMemorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans. BBB is urging consumers and donors to be on the lookout for deals that seem too good to be true, and for disreputable charities. The unique lifestyle of our service members makes them prime targets for scammers, notes Brenda Linnington, Director of BBB Military Line. Its imperative that we educate our service members and ensure that the support we give to them equals the effort they make every day on behalf of us. Linnington said scams can include those that target service personnel and their families directly, but also those that appear to be helping military members via charities. Donors need to watch out for questionable charities that raise funds on behalf of military organizations, adds Art Taylor, President and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. When you make a donation, always check www.give.org to see that the group meets BBB charity standards, especially around Memorial Day. Too many solicitors that fail to meet BBB standards call and say they help veterans, service members or their families, and little of the money donated will serve that purpose. Among the scams to watch out for: they need to update their credit card, bank or other financial records with military personnel by saying the service member ordered it to protect his mote part of Iraq or Afghanistan, and then asking for money to be wired to a third party for some emergency. BBB advises service members, veterans and all consumers never to military identification or credit card numbers, etc.) to anyone who contacts you by phone or e-mail, and to be wary of any solicitations that involve purchasing something or transferring money. Consumers can check out businesses and charities for free at www.bbb.org. The Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities is seeking nominations for the annual Disability Advocacy Awards, which honor local individuals and organizations that have contributed to improving the lives of people living with disabilities in Hillsborough County. The deadline for nominations is Monday, June 25. The award winners will be recognized at the on Wednesday, July 25, at County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The awards include: ice Award, which recognizes an individual, group or organization for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the community through courageous advocacy, education and diligent persistence in pursuing goals that improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities. Outstanding Accessible Places for People Award, which honors an individual, organization or place in Hillsborough County, for developing innovative ideas that improve life and accessibility for individuals with disabilities. to a young person or youth group who volunteers their time to make a positive impact in the lives of people with disabilities. the Countys website at www.hills251-2407. Mail the completed nomination Lighthouse for the Blind, 1106 W. Completed forms can also be Nominees sought for Disability Advocacy Awards Masters Degree bestowed on Beta Sigma Phi Sister To qualify for your Masters Degree, you must complete six months of pledge training to be eligible for Ritual of Jewels degree, four years of eligible for Laureate and ten years in Laureate to qualify for Masters. SONJA DAVIDSONFREE MULCH Be sure to find out if your town offers free mulch. Weve made at least four trips to fill two garbage cans at a time, but its worth it. My gardens and bushes look nicer, and the mulch helps the soil. Margie Visit www.stretcher.com/index. cfm?TipsSyn to find hundreds of articles to help you stretch your day and your dollar! 2012 Dollar Stretcher, Inc.

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MAY 24, 2012 19 Proudly Supporting & Serving the South Shore Co mmunity for over 20 Years Revisit the original Apollo Beach Co mmunity Center Swi mm ing Te nn is Canoeing Horses Sewing Classes Field Games Arts & Crafts A ll on Site... A ll Included... Real Summ er Camp F un Dance 6520 Ri chi es Way O ne block west of Apollo Elem entary813-641-2685Vis it us at www. AB RFC.comSumm er Sport Camp 2012 6:3 0 a.m. 6:3 0 p.m. A BRFC Members $100 NonMembers $115 Single Day $25 Multi Child Discount License Number S-HC-110385 Field Trips The Apo llo Beach Rac quet & Fitne ss Club on Hourly Rentals with our 10-Hour Pre-Paid CardOnly $1999SAVE CASH BY BUYING IN ADVANCE ONE WEEK CLASSES Instructors certified by U.S. Sailing and qualified in CPR, First Aid, and Boating Safety.Discounts for multiple students and multiple weeks.Have fun and learn the ropes in a safe, organized program.Classes are at the Sailing Squadron in Apollo Beach. Register NOW! Classes are filling FAST! For more details and registration form, visit:TSS Youth Sailing, Inc. is a federal 501(c)(3) and Florida Non-Prot Corporation.We Teach Kids and Teens, 7 to 17SAILING!WWW.TSSYOUTHSAILING.ORG Saturday, June 2 H2Ohhhh! F REE famil y-fri endly ev ent, 9am-2pm at Camp Bayou Regi ster for a chance t o win c ool priz es!Q. of the week: How should you dispose of inv asiv e pla nts on y our pr oper ty?Vi sit see doshowh20.blog spot.com for info a nd to r egi ster. 328 Apollo Beach Blvd. Apollo Beach, FL 33572813-641-8888Business 813-641-3375www.letstalkgymnastics.combrucedavis56@verizon.net Solutions for SummerSweating over what to do this summer? Theres plenty of local activities and camps to keep the kids active and occupied. Check out the ones listed here for starters!

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20 MAY 24, 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 Telephone: Website: Worship Services on Sunday 9:30 & 11:15 a.m. Area Places of Worship 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 p.m. Daily..........................................8:00 a.m.Confessions: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 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 WORSHIP SERVICES: 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)11:00 a.m. .....................................................Bilingual 4:00 p.m. .........................................................Casual Pastor: Dr. Warren Langer Pastor: Dr. Daniel White Bookstore 633-8595 Expanding Services?Advertise in the Observer News, a trusted publication for over 50 years. 813-645-3111Area Obituaries Constance Irene BoddenConstance Irene Bodden was born on May 14, 1916 in West Bay, Grand Cayman Island. She passed peacefully on May 7, 2012 with her loving granddaughter Kimberly Sullivan by her side. Connie was married 62 years to Donald Bertly Bodden who passed away in 2002. Connie always said that the happiest years of her life were spent raising her two children. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and a very talented cook, seamstress, and gardener. Connie was well known for her fish stew, red beans and potato cake. Her brothers and sisters, Henry Hydes, Wyman Hydes, Lila Ebanks, Alva Panton, and her parents preceded her in death. She is survived by her loving son and daughter, Donald B. Bodden Jr. (Marlene) and Margaret Garcia (Bobby), cherished grandchildren, Kimberly Sullivan(Jerry), Erika Bodden, Robert Garcia and great grandchildren Kayla and Kyle Sullivan. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Connie was loved by her family and all who knew her and will be missed. Burial will take place in Miami, Florida. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, FL.Jane LaBateJane LaBate, 80, passed away on May 16, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 11 years Carroll Shaw; 3 sons, Michael, Edward, Paul; 1 daughter, Lisa and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Cremations of Greater Tampa Bay, Inc.Jesus looked at them and said, With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God. Mark 10:27One thousand roses on displaySaint Anne Catholic Church in Ruskin celebrated Mothers Day by arranging 1,000 roses around the Altar. The roses were donated by parishioners in recognition of the mothers, grandmothers, sisters and aunts who have made a difference in their lives. Since May is the month during which the Church honors the Blessed Mother, and roses are the flower of Mary, the roses will remain in place until the last Sunday of the month.Volunteers are, front row left to right, Orasio Ramon, Bob Gounaud, JoAnn Gounaud, and Veronica Mosher. Back row left to right, Janet Dean, Amparo Ramon, Cissy Barr, Frances Hereford and Sandy Ottino. Liturgical Jewish music highlightedRecently Kolot Shalom, the adult singing group of Congregation Beth Shalom of Brandon sponsored an evening of Jewish music. Nine members of Kolot Shalom along with invited performers highlighted liturgical Jewish music as well as music associated with Jewish composers and artists from the Broadway stage. The evening was preceded by a potluck dinner sponsored by the chavurot. A reception followed the performance.These members of the choir in the picture (left to right) are Milton Newman, Jay Vogel, Janice Perelman, Sandra Santucci, Lauren Weisman, Steven Slavkin, Dave Friedman, and Brian slater. Not in the picture is director/pianist Joan Frankel and our guest performers Adam Weinstein, Jeff Newman, Suzanne Jones, Kevin Frye and Jamie Karr. Thinking of joining a circle?One of several activities the women of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church enjoy is getting together in a circle for fellowship and Bible study. All circles of St. Andrew welcome new members, including women who are not members of St. Andrew. For more information contact Barbara Riley, Moderator, Presbyterian Women, at 813-634-1706. The church is located at 1239 West Del Webb Boulevard in Sun City Center and welcomes members from all surrounding areas.What an opportunity!Do we have an opportunity for you! If you love to sing, would love to join another group, but havent been able or willing to commit to one more thing consider sitting in on summer rehearsals of The Womens Chorus. Getting a head start on music for their Christmas Concert, they will meet at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb W. from 9-11 a.m. on three Thursday mornings June 14, July 12 and August 16. For more information, call Chris at 813-634-4341. Join them for one, two or all three rehearsals. Who knows, perhaps in experiencing what this group has to offer, you will feel that youre able to find time in your schedule to fit in one more activity after all!Mission of the month namedThe Mission Board of the United Community Church 1501 La Jolla Avenue, selected the PACE Center for Girls as the May Mission of the Month. Interim Director, Danielle Taylor-Fagan shared with the congregation the PACE program (practical, academic and cultural education) information and goals. PACE provides girls in Hillsborough County an opportunity for a better future through education, training and advocacy and counseling. Most girls who are referred to PACE have experienced at least three disturbing risk factors that are detrimental to their wellbeing and future. They concentrate on their future development rather than their past experiences or poor choices. For more information, call PACE at 813-739-0410 or www.pacecenter.org. Mission Board Left to right: Patti Andrews, Beverly Bassette, Beverly Majewski, Mary Houston, Interim PACE Director Danielle TaylorFagan, Polly Marchman and Alice Tolley.

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MAY 24, 2012 21 Direct Cremation $925Zipperers Funeral Home813-645-6130 EXP. 9/30/12 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 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 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 Spiritual LeaderRev. Sue Meixner813-362-0806sue@alterways.comSunday Service 11:00 a.m. Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce 1651 Sun City Center PlazaNew Thought ChurchReligious Science/SOM 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. All Paths to God Church to host concertAll Paths to God Church invites you to join them on Sunday, May 27, at the 11 a.m. service, in the Main Hall of the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, where the fabulous music of Tommy Johnson will be featured. Tommy is self-taught and started playing piano at the age of four. He made his debut at the age of seven on the Horace Heidt Show where he performed Tchaikovskys piano concerto. At age nine, Tommy was pictured in Life magazine. Tommy performed on many cruise ships, as a concert artist for major piano companies, and on stage at the Las Vegas Hilton. In 1980, Tommy made it to the top four performers in the world, when Liberace hosted the World Keyboard Entertainer Search. Tommy says: My intention is to take people of all ages on a magical musical tour where they can forget their everyday troubles and woes and find happiness for an hour or two. His personal favorites are big band jazz and boogie. Opportunity offered to kidsSimmons Loop Baptist Church is preparing a presentation of Nic at Night, a 3-act musical about Nicodemus. Children that have completed kindergarten through sixth grade are encouraged to participate. Rehearsals begin Wednesday, June 6 from 6 8 p.m. then weekly for twelve weeks at Simmons Loop Baptist church located at 6610 Simmons Loop Road. Call Wanda Carlton for more information at 813-671-1243.Summer Camp fundraiser plannedThe Balm Baptist Church, 15109 Balm Wimauma Road in Balm, will host a Spaghetti Dinner and Live Auction on Saturday, June 2 beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner is dine in or carry out. Donations to support funding to send the church youth to summer camp will be requested. For more information call 813-641-3836.Miracle Place, new home for hopeMay was Mission Month for the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue and Assistant Administrative Director of Metropolitan Ministries, Linda Shaw shared news of the new Metropolitan Ministries Miracle Place. It is the new home on a ten acre campus dedicated to providing answers for the poor and homeless families across the Tampa Bay region. Their mission is to care for the homeless through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity, and instill self-sufficiency. Miracle Place will be the new home for hope. For further information, contact Metropolitan Ministries at 813-209-1000 or metromin.org.Mothers Day celebratedMothers Day is always a joyful event at the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue. The church was beautifully decorated and all the women received pink carnations. Everyone enjoyed the special table decorations and the coffee and treats served following the service.Left to right: Jean Fortier, Helga Martin and Nancy Wyrick Kids reach for the SKYVBS comes to The United Methodist Church of SCC June 18-22 from 9 a.m. until noon. This years theme SKY Everything Is Possible With God offers fun for kids and volunteer adults! From the games, the grins, and Sciency-Fun Gizmos, to the amazing music and new friends, everyone flies high at SKY! Register at www.sccumc.com (click on the SKY logo) or call Pat Hill at 634-2539.Huntley Brown to perform at United Methodist ChurchThe United Methodist Church of Sun City Center is proud to present international performer and recording artist Huntley Brown in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25 in the church sanctuary. Huntleys music ministry has taken him all over the world. In the United States, he has performed from coast to coast, with ministry opportunities at churches of every size and denomination. 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22 MAY 24, 2012 including the Saenz land, did not do so. Consequently, the Saenzes had to seek a rezoning of their acreage from PD to AR or agricultural/ residential use in order to continue with their plans for their land. Their request for extraction of the five acres from the PD and return to its former agricultural zoning was heard in mid-March, county records disclosed. Both Hillsboroughs Development Services section and The Planning Commission supported the request and use as consistent with the countys Comprehensive Plan, noting the five acre parcel could not be subsequently subdivided. Planners also concluded that the remaining portion of the PD could stand independently for development whenever the owner or owners chose to proceed with such use. And in early April, Steven K. Luce, land use hearing officer, recommended approval of the Saenz rezoning application, noting that their stated use of the acreage is compatible with surrounding uses as well as consistent with the Hillsborough Comprehensive Plan. But only after cautions were voiced by Jeff Hills, a developer with numerous South County interests, who said he now owns most of the land covered by the 2005 PD. According to the hearing record, Hills entered a formal Land use amendment in the works%  objection to the rezoning, saying he wanted to ensure the Saenzes were aware of the existing CDD. It was when the recommended rezoning reached the county commission that Higginbotham recognized the difficulty the Saenzes encountered, including a necessary investment of both time and more than $4,300 in fees to pursue a remedy of the oversight in 2005 that precluded their plans in 2012. His land development code amendment is the result. The commissioner, who represents commission district IV which encompasses almost all of the South County and substantial agricultural acreage, noted that a number of planned developments once considered imminent have been delayed by a sinking economy not yet recovered. And if the condition allowing continued ag use of land slated for a PD is overlooked, the farming activity is obstructed. It is my hope that our amendment will recognize the value agriculture provides to the vacant parcels. Higginbotham said, adding that agriculture in the Tampa Bay area in 2010 contributed an estimated $815 million to the local economy. A draft of the amendment is scheduled for commission review on June 12 when commissioners conduct a regular land use session. If approved at that point, it would be added to the second 2012 plan amendment cycle. Higginbotham aide Deanna Hurley said a public meeting for interested community leaders on all proposed land use code amendments in the second cycle has been set for July 24. And, the Higginbotham proposal, like all potential amendments, also would go through a series of workshops and public hearings until a final approval on October 25. An approved amendment then would become effective on February 1, 2013. Copyright 2012 Melody Jameson BUSINESS NEWS Keller Williams Realty celebrates Red Day! Open house heldOn May 16, Sun Towers hosted an open house celebration to welcome its newest addition to the community and to raise money for a wonderful cause. Once the food and drink had been enjoyed, the raffles began. Through the generous participation of community members, over $1,000 was generated to benefit the South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging. In addition, an anonymous benefactor contributed $2,500. To learn more about The South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging, visit www.mentalhealthandaging.org/ or call 813-419-4902. Office hours are Monday and Friday, 9 am to noon, or email office@MentalHealthAndAging.org Debbi Tinker, Chairlady of the South Shore Cares Committee, has announced that over 40 sales associates from the Apollo Beach and Sun City Center offices volunteered to help with Project Corregidors new facility. Debbi said, Every year Keller Williams offices all over the country identify a local charity and help with clean-ups and beautification. Our motto is We give where we live! Ashley Young, The Keller Williams Project Coordinator, said, This year, our South Shore Cares committee selected a charity within the community that we felt would best benefit from our agents rolling up their sleeves and helping in a hands-on kind of way. We owe a special thanks to Lowes and Sams Club in Riverview who donated goods, and to Sonnys BBQ in Sun City Center who provided lunch for all of the volunteers, which was greatly appreciated by everyone. Thank a Vet for your freedom and remember the fallen this Memorial Day holidayGreater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

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FARMERS MKT200 MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100THE SHOPPER 23 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 M & M Printing Co., Inc weekly publisher of the 210 Woodland Estates Ave., SW Ruskin, Florida 33570 MAY 24, 2012 310 GARAGE/YARD SALE 312 ESTATE SALESThe Observer news will be closed Monday May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. line ads will move to Friday, May 25 at 4pm. for the May 31 edition 105 PERSONAL 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 Delivery Available HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 10-6 We are worth the drive from anywhere! Metaphysical Society Expo of Sun City CenterSaturday, May 26 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Gifted Spiritual Speakers, Mediums, Healers, Authors, Artists, Numerologists, Astrologists, Metaphysicians, Aura Readers, Intuitives, Angel Readers, Demos, 2012 Expectations, plus Arkansas Crystals, Clothing, Gifts, Crafts, and so much more. Hourly Speakers, Special Attractions, Vendors and Guides EALTYNACKANDDRINK AVAILABLEFREE ADMISSION: EVERYONE WELCOME!Florida Banquet Facility & Armstrong Room Sun City Center Community Complex(813) 398-7033For more information, call Does your child need help with Speech and Language?TOTAL THERAPY 11964 Boyette Road Riverview(813) 663-9828Summer Classes starting June 11 120 ENTERTAINMENT snoitcudorP edalS Premier DJ/VJ/MC/Video Jockey Entertainment Service 280 PETSCat for sale. Named Bunny Rabbit. Turkish Angora, 3yrs old, spayed. $150. 813-645-2356 310 GARAGE/YARD SALEA lmost N ew 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 donateEstate Sale Saturday, May 26, 9am-3pm. South off Pebble Beach to 1216 Knights Gate Court, SCC. Furniture, household items, patio sets, crystal & collectables F riday & S aturday, May 25 & 26, 8am-noon. 338 N orthway D r., S CC. Household goods, bed, linens, women clothing, electronics, misc. St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Behind St. Anne Church & Next to Kennco Mfg.)BOOK SALE www.svdpruskin.org.DONATIONS NEEDEDPlease call (813) 645-5255 (Books of equal value) New QualityMATTRESSESat Bargain PricesBuy One, Get One Free Thrift Store813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church 9 a.m. Noon The Kitchen Sale50% offall Dishes and GlasswarePlus, the secret sale Multi family garage sale. 1620 Faxton Dr., S CC. RV accessories, household items, patio furniture, Charlie Scooter, 8am-1pm. Friday & Saturday Family sale. Friday, May 25, 8am-1pm. Something for everyone. Come check us out! 379 Club Manor Drive., SCC. 312 ESTATE SALES DENNEYS ESTATE SALES(813) 477-1793www.denneysestatesales.com The Price is Right!Se Habla Espaol Dealer in Gold & Silver Coins Domestic & ForeignBUYING SILVER COINSPaying depending on the market at time of purchaseAPPRAISALS GIVEN Paying Higher than Hotel/Motel BuyersWatch out for Counterfeit Coinsnow being sold & circulated in this area.Call for private consultation or appointment. All transactions are strictly condential.(813) 634-3816Cell (813) 503-4189Your local dealer for over 20 years Sun City Center COINS 360 GOLF CARTSGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515390 MISC. FOR SALEFor Sale 1930 model A Ford Roaster. 50 model airplane engines. (2) sail MARINE400 410 BOATS18ft Bass T racker Pontoon boat, with motor & trailer. $6,500 obo. 614-506-7746, SCC resident.425 SLIPS OR STORAGES outh Bay RV & Boat S torage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 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, 813-6901836, 813-849-1469, TRANSPORTATION450 458 PARTS & SERVICE CASH Paid on Cars! $250-$600Exp. 5/31/12 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 Your neighborhood printer. Fri. & Sat. (7-1) 1209 Bluewater Dr., SCCBamboo Soe w/Chairs, Love Seat, Queen & Twn Bedroom Suites, Dining Room Suite w/6 Chairs, Rocking Chairs, Recliners, Noritake China, Patio niture, Desk w/Chair, TVs, Entertainment Center, Swivel Rockers, Bookcases, Bar Stools, File Cabinet, Card Table w/Chairs, Jewelry, Household, Kitchen and Misc. Items.www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.comAnne's Estate Sales (off Del Webb East)Furniture: China Hutch, Dining Room Table w/Chairs, Hickory Hills Sofa, Full & Queen Bed, Armoire, Corner Desk w/Chair, Rocking Chair, Corner TV Stand, Dresser w/Mirror, Antique Cedar Chest, Recliners, Sewing Cabinet, Card Table w/Chairs, Patio Furniture, Swivel Rockers, Bookcases, Garage Cabinets; Musical: Old Violins, Sheet Music; Collectables: Vintage Hats, Hummels, Harmony House Dishes, Crescent Binoculars, Globe; Pocket Knife Collection; Jewelry: Vintage & Custom; Household, Kitchen & Misc. Items.www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.comAnne's Estate Sales 1st shots, wormed, Vet Certicate, and 1 yr. health guarantee. 27 yrs. breeding for beauty, intelligence, & size. Plush coat. $800. German Shepherd Pups (813) 546-6203 Quality Furniture at Aordable Prices

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MAY 24, 2012 THE SHOPPER RENTA ALS600 PROF. SERVICES650 REAAL ESTA A TE500 SERVICES700 Say you saw it in the Observer News CALL (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 88 Years 1924 2012. Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program."CALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS........645-3211(Evening phone numbers) Judy Erickson.....................468-0288 Claire Tort...........................363-7250 Kay Pye..............................361-3672 Cathy Griggs.....................391-8653 Christine Nethers..................260-6335 Roxanne Westbrook...............748-2201 Jo Ellen Mobley.....................645-1540 LaRae Regis...........................633-8318 Joanie Cooper........................480-2428 YOU DEMAND, WE SUPPLY. If youve been waiting for a bayside condo with exceptional price, views, and peaceful environment, its just been listed. Great 2BR/2BA at Bahia Beach comes furnished and with some upgrades. Close to pool, restaurant, playground, beach, outdoor grill. Only $159,900 CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 FEELING LUCKY? Bet you cant insult these sellers with ridiculous offer. If you cant personally use for commercial zoning, maybe you can find a tenant who can. If youre currently renting a commercial property yourself, compare costs of owning versus renting. Nice block building on busy Shell Point Rd once used for plumbing business. $89,900 CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 TIME TO SIMPLIFY? Let someone else worry about maintenance, security, repairs, etc. when you buy this excellent 1BR/1.5BA condo in Kings Point. Nicely furnished, KPW, so many amenities. Full or part time enjoyment. Owner may even consider holding a mortgage. $29,500 CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 2 HOMES ON 1.39 ACRES ON THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER and a freshwater pond. 4BR/3BA home (2380 sq. ft) and a 1BR/1.5BA with 1731 sq. ft. and a boathouse. $299,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 NEED SPACE FOR YOUR 65 BOAT? This townhouse at Bahia Beach offers just that as well as beautiful sunrises and the fun of watching the manatees and birds play. 2BR/2BA completely re-done including painting and new carpet. Only 9 units in this cozy community and only townhomes with private docks. Balcony and sundeck. Corner unit on a cul-de-sac. $219,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. VERY NICE 70x108 lot on a nice pond in beautiful Bimini Bay. Ready to build your dream home and choose your own builder. $69,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 5 ACRES WITH EASY ACCESS TO I-75. Perfect for Landscape/Nursery business. Property complete with irrigation & commercial grade well. 2000 sq. ft. metal building & an 1800 sq. ft. gutted home & shop. Reduced $374,900 KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 for details. EXCITING PRICE REDUCTION FOR WATERFRONT!! $259,900 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 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! This 1.42 acres is close but not too close to shopping, churches, schools, restaurants, and more! With residential single family zoning, a corner lot on a dead-end street and public utilities available, the possibilities are endless. Four single lots make up this acreage so you could possibly build four homes instead of just one! Asking $60,000. Call today! CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 BEAUTIFUL CLEARED LAND IN RUSKIN: 4.66 Acres, zoned AS-1, right in town, close to main Hwy. and new subdivisions. Ideal estate for your dream home, or little farm, and/or great investment for future development. Offered at $125,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 1 ACRE LOTS, FACING NATURE PRESERVE, RUSKIN: Cleared, zoned for house or mobile-home, these 2 adjacent lots offer great privacy, and elbow room for your family. Each lot offered at $44,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 MODERN AND SPACIOUS MANUFACTURED HOME ON ACRE CORNER LOT: 3BR/2BA, split plan, huge MBR & MBA, walk-in closet, and a fabulous large kitchen with lots of cabinets, island, and pantry. Fireplace in living-rm, inside utility, 2-car carport, shed, and detached boat/RV port. Priced under assessed value at $86,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRICE REDUCED!! PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Great location for many business uses close to 1 acre 200x200 with easy access to 41 and lots of room for parking. Fenced, 2 roll-up doors & loading dock, this building would make a great office/showroom with room for either storage or workshop. $440,000!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 511 HoOUsesSES ForOR SAleLEPrice Reduced 9617 Greatly kept, walk-in-closets in both BRs, bright open living area, modern kitchen, large inside utility, enclosed lanai, and a fabulous attached workshop/shed at end of carport. Close to golf course, no HOA fees. Large MBR & MBA, L shaped living/dining room with built-in china cabinet, glass enclosed addition, carport, utility shed. 2BR/1.5BA, split plan, large screened porch, double roof, utility shed, carport, 4-years-new CHA. Nice own lot, no HOA fees, not in flood zone. Claire TortCELL:(813) 363-7250 610 WAterfront TERFRONT RentENT AlsLS 611 HoOUsesSES forFOR rentRENT 612 Apts APTS. forFOR RentENT One Bedroom AApt. 621 PlLAcesCES toTO ShHAreRE Wanted Housemate 630 M.H. RentENT AlsLS For Rent: Clean Mobile Homes With A A/C. 813-677-1086646 WArehoREHOUseSE SpP AceCE 651 BooOOKKeepinEEPINGQuickBooks 663 CompOMPUterTERI o R Services 680 ADUltLT /chilCHILD cCAreRE 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 ADUltLT/chilCHILD cCAreRE 704 JUnNK RemovEMOV AlL 705 CleLEAninNINGRons Cleaning Service 813-846-7629 Flat rate $75, full clean 708 MoversOVERS 710 LAwn WN CAreREBills Lawn Service Shaws Lawn Service 3376 710 lLAwn WN cCAreRE B&S Lawn Care, Inc. M & C Mower Repair. 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26 MAY 24, 2012 AC REPAIR/SALES PAINTING BAIL BONDS ELECTRICIAN WINDOW FILM CALL TODAY FOR A FREE ESTIMATE Frank Shaft FL Certified Roofing ContractorCCC# 1327713 Palm Tree Roofing Florida Certified Roofing Contractor PalmTreeRoofing@gmail.com Proudly Serving: Member SCC Chamber of CommerceOFFICE CELL We will match any Competitors Discount and Prices within this area.813-741-9220www.bigbendstorage.com STORAGE www.ObserverNews.net WINDOW CLEANINGwww.ObserverNews.net www.ObserverNews.net ROOFING 813-642-6182 CONTRACTOR Johnny Sewell (813) 641-2099Mobile (813) 404-2022P. MEMBER WEST FLORI DA Ruskin & Sun City Center Chamber MemberCUSTOM ROOFING and REPAIRSAll Types of Roofing No job too big or too small!SERVING SINCE 1973 24 Hour Emergency Service FREE ESTIMATESwww.ObserverNews.net FLOORING (813) 495-7027davidmoorellc@yahoo.com www.TheFloorSource.bizWe bring the Showroom to you!David Moore, Owner-OperatorFREE Estimates! The Floor Source SouthShore Painting(813) 787-5235 David SquireLicense #PA2878 ATTORNEYwww.ObserverNews.net D. KAY CARR, P.A.Attorney at Law e 214 Apollo Beach Boulevard Apollo Beach, FL 33572(813) 645-7557 PLUMBING 721 U.S. 41 S., Ruskin (813) 645-7033 Units starting at89 per dayBring this ad and get an additional 10% off LANDSCAPING www.ObserverNews.net www.ObserverNews.net CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING PROS! (813) 277-4723 CUSTOM RENOVATIONS Over 35 years experience in Hillsborough CountyOn-Staff Interior DesignerCORNERSTONE HOMES & DESIGN, INC. (813) 263-6096 DOORS AND WINDOWS Architectural ProductsWindow & Door ReplacementEst. in 1989 Distributor of Windows and Doors(813) 245-5381All Work Performed by In-House StaffResident Rep On-Site 24/7 Order by 6/15/12 and receive 15% discount Call now to book your appointment Here to Serve Your Community Year RoundSUN VIEWWINDOW CLEANING, INC.813-944-8478 FREE ESTIMATES FREE ESTIMATES Registered at Kings Point F R E E E S T I M A T E S F R E E E S T I M A T E S HANDYMAN* Bo b s Mobile Fi xIt Ce nterResidential & CommercialLicensed & Insured C ustomer Satisfac tion Guaranteed! eiling Fans Fl P t Call for FREE Estimate(813) 671-7870Robert GerstenschlagerWe F ix It All! HANDYMAN* *No project over $1000. No electrical, gas, or plumbing, and nothing structural. www.ObserverNews.net Lic. #RC29027076 F F E (813) 419-4165787-9047Superb Quality Guaranteed40 Years Experience (813) 787-9047 TREE SERVICE TJays Tree Service LLC Free EstimatesLicensed & Insured813-309-0665TJAYSTREESERVICELLC@GMAIL.COM NEED A GOODELECTRICIAN?Call Don or John!LICENSED BONDED INSURED ER00126636SERVICE UPGRADES ALL TYPES OF WIRING RENO VA TIONS SECURITY LIGHTS CEILING F ANS SWITCHES & OUTLETS SPAS & DOCKSDon 645-8985145 21st ST. N.W. R USKIN RESIDENTIALSouth BayElectric Co. of Ruskin C OMMERCIAL DON645-8985 JOHN493-2861Over 50 Y ears Experience

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28 MAY 24, 2012 Try our new8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. p.p. Treatment Options for Back PainPresented by Dr. Larry Fishman, NeurosurgeonMany Americans suer daily with back pain. Learn what the causes are and what you can do to treat back pain.June 6th, 12:00 1:00 p.m. United Methodist Church 1210 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573 (Next to South Bay Hospital) Fr ee lunc h and giveaway s prov ided t o all att endees. T o r egist er f or the semin ars, c all 1-8 88-685-1595. Di ne with the Doctor Four East Bay athletes sign scholarshipsFour East Bay seniors and members of the schools Indians girls soccer team signed scholarships on Thursday to further both their education and participation in collegiate sports. From left, Jennifer Sickles signed with Mount Olive College in Durham, North Carolina; Gabrielle Watson signed with Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia; Rachel LoBrutto signed with Warner University in Lakes Wales, Florida; and Isabel Vazquez signed with Iowa Central Community College in Storm Lake, Iowa. Below, the athletes pose with their teammates and coaches.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS Remember our fallen heroes this Memorial Day. Thank a vet for their service!



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www.ObserverNews.netMay 24, 2012 Volume 56 Number 18THE OBSERVER NEWSCommunity leaders huddle with elementary students to promote peace. See more photos on page 13. PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 INSIDE: The Observer News office and M&M Printing will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance ofMEMORIAL DAYJonie, in her ninth decadeYou may think you know her as the Fish Lady but Aleta Jonie Maschek is so much more than that.By Mitch Traphagen mitch@observernews.netIn the black and white front-page photograph of the March 18, 1965, edition of The Tampa Times, she is standing on the wing of an aircraft in high heels, a tailored suit and holding an expensive-looking leather briefcase. The headline reads, She Flies With the Greatest of Ease with a sub-headline of And Not On a Trapeze. In 1965, flying anywhere was still a big deal, generally reserved for a class known as the jet set, but to Jonie Maschek, it was just how she got around. To tens of thousands of people in South Hillsborough she is known as the Fish Lady. Her weekly column Fish Tales has appeared in the Observer News for nearly a quarter of a century. Readers may think they know her through the column, perhaps as a scrappy native with a fishing pole in one hand and the other hand on an old typewriter. The truth is far from that image but, yeah, Jonie could definitely be thought of as scrappy. There is, however, so much more to her than that. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a woman who literally sparkles.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOOn Tuesday, Aleta Jonie Maschek turned 90 and that hasnt slowed her down one bit. She may be known for her weekly Observer News column, Fish Tales, but there is so much more to Jonie than fishing. On Tuesday, May 22, Jonie celebrated her 90th birthday. Entering her ninth decade has done nothing to slow her down. It is almost certain that she has accomplished more in the past week than I have in the past month, perhaps in the past six months. Jonie is a force of nature. She entered the media world in the late 1940s a time when men ran the show and women were there only to take notes and fetch coffee. Jonie has never fetched coffee for anyone at work and she never will. Thats not her way. That said, she is loaded with style and pitching in to help is part of it. Her fingerprints are all over the Tampa Bay area, from the restoration of the Tampa Theater to the Hillsborough County Public Library system to the Hillsborough Community College system. She has touched the arts and those less fortunate through literally dozens of organizations, many of which were focused on helping the disabled. She was the founder of the Flying Pharmacists of Florida and the president of the Hillsborough County Pharmaceutical Auxiliary. The list of things she has joined and volunteered for goes on PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOJason Richards, Zachary Harmening and Tobin Williams, from left, recently earned some of the international organizations highest honors at DECAs 66th Annual International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. The three and their teacher, Janet Richards, explained the DECA concept and what each student did to earn their honors. Riverview students shine at International DECA Conference in UtahBy PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.netRIVERVIEW Could the next Steve Jobs, Henry Ford or Donald Trump come from somewhere in South County? The statistics of that happening are better than you might think. Of the 200,000 current student members of the international organization DECAa 60-year-old group with a mission of preparing emerging business leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management Riverview High School DECA students shined like bright stars. DECA teacher for 27 years Janet Richards proudly announced that of approximately 1,200 students who entered District Competition, Riverview had 12 make state level; and of the 3,000 at state level, three of her students won honors to attend DECAs 66th Annual International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah April 28 through May 1 where they all earned recognition from company CEOs and other business leaders from around the world. Jason Richards (Janet Richardss son) was Third in the State of Floridas 3,000 competitors and made the Top 20 at the International Level. He was also elected to be See DECA WINNERS, page 8 See JONIE MASCHEK, page 7Cutbacks impact South Countys justice center By MELODY JAMESON RUSKIN Cost cutting at the county level has taken a toll on the Southshore Community Justice Center here. The 12-year-old center providing free mediation services to residents and businesses interested in settling disputes outside the courtroom will not be staffed after June. However, mediation sessions are expected to continue on a monthly basis at the current location in the SouthShore Regional Service Center on 30th Street, north of the SunPoint plaza. While current economic conditions have forced adjustments in the centers operation, some factors are expected to remain unchanged, emphasized Kim Joyner-Diaz, diversion and resolutions director in Hillsboroughs 13th Judicial Circuit. Mediations conducted by trained local volunteer mediators will be held at the same site, the form initiating a session will continue to be available on the centers website or in response to a telephone inquiry, the process involved in bringing disputing parties together remains unchanged and the centers accustomed telephone number is to be kept, Joyner-Diaz said. Beginning in July, the Southshore center will function as the community justice facility in Plant City always has, she added. Once a mediation has been initiated by an individual citizen or a business operator involved in any of a range of disputes, the day letter giving other parties involved that span of time for response will be issued from mediation services in Tampa and all parties notified in connection with a scheduled mediation in the South County.See JUSTICE CENTER, page 3

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FREE* FREE* The types of civil matters that community mediators trained in conflict resolution oversee can relate to contract, landlord-tenant, money owed and employee-employer disputes. In addition, family conflicts, homeowner-HOA disagreements and consumer complaints are heard by the mediators. Some misdemeanor criminal matters also may be appropriate for mediation. The advantages of mediation, rather than courtroom litigation, include such factors as attorneys are not required, conferences can be held day or evening, the parties together reach the resolution, confidentiality is maintained and the service is free of charge. The simple, one-page form required can be downloaded from the 13th judicial circuit website www.FLJUD13.org by searching for Southshore CJC on the left side of the page, selecting from the menu listed on the following page and clicking on Forms at the left of the Southshore page that then is produced. In July and thereafter, calls to the centers telephone number 813-672-7442 will be forwarded automatically to mediation services in Tampa and answered by personnel there during standard business hours, Joyner-Diaz said. The centers new fax number, after July 1, will be 813-301-3705. The Southshore justice center was established in 1999 with a two-year grant from the Dispute Resolution Center in Tallahassee and first headquartered in the Riverview Chamber of Commerce offices. When the state grant expired, the 13th judicial circuit in Hillsborough County took over sponsorship and the center subsequently was relocated to the Ruskin Neighborhood Services Center on 14th Avenue S.E. Ultimately, in December, 2005, the center moved into Suite 110 at county governments regional service center, 410 30th Street S.E. At that point, with greater visibility and accommodating space, referrals and requests increased dramatically as both Hillsboroughs small claims courts and the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office began to funnel South County matters suited to mediation to it, according to the centers website pages. In its first 10 years, the Southshore centers successful settlement rate was pegged at 77 percent, or more than three quarters of its cases. Salaried part-time staff for the Southshore center has included Joan Noble as coordinator and Sharon Applegate as office manager. Office hours through June remain 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Despite the cutbacks, JoynerDiaz asserted, it is important to note that mediations still will be going on in South Hillsborough County, through the judicial circuits mediation services based in Tampa. Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonJustice center New agriculture land use code amendment in the works SOUTH COUNTY Set in motion by a farmer here, an old oversight is prompting a new amendment to Hillsboroughs land use code that may interest other local growers. The amendment to the land development code is being proposed by Hillsborough Commissioner Al Higginbotham in response to a situation faced by Baltazar and Beatriz Saenz who ran into unexpected obstacles when they wanted to use their acreage in Balm. The land had been made part of a planned development (PD) and a Community Development District (CDD) years ago. Higginbothams amendment would ensure that farmers could continue agricultural operations on land included in a PD until the permitted development is considered feasible and actually is undertaken. This previously unaddressed specific aspect of the code came to light in April when the Saenz were forced to apply for rezoning of approximately five acres they own on the north side of County Road 672, east of U.S. 301, close to the rural community of Balm. Interested in using the site for agricultural purposes and construction of a family home, the couple learned they could not lawfully do so because the acreage was part of a PD created in 2005 and allowing development of 240 residential lots. Moreover, a CDD was created to provide monies for whatever infrastructure would be needed when development did occur, according to a rezoning hearing transcript. While land owners often stipulate in their petitions for PDs that such properties remain in agricultural use even under the PD designation until development becomes more feasible than farming, the consultant or the former owner or owners of the anticipated development site, See LAND USE AMENDMENT, page 22

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MAY 24, 2012 5 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. Eagles Set Their Weekly ActivitiesThe Ruskin Eagles, FOE, located at 1205 1st St. S.W. has scheduled the following weekly activities. All events and activities of the Eagles Club are supported by the members and members guests. The FOE Aerie meet at 7 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. The Ladies Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday. Eagle Riders meet the 2nd Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24 -Bar Games at 3 p.m. Friday, May 25 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 26 Joint Installation of Officers, followed by light lunch of Sloppy Joes and Chips. Music by Bump in the Road from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27 Feather Your Nest Game at 6 p.m. Monday, May 28 Memorial Day Celebration with Hamburgers and Hot Dogs. Bring a dish to pass. Bingo at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 Come on down and socialize. Wednesday, May 30 Wings and Things at 5 p.m. OH SO GOOD! Bar Games at 6 p.m. For more information, call the club at 645-2922. Ruskin VFW Post #6287Ruskin VFW Post #6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N. has listed the following weekly activities. Meetings are: American Legion on 1st Wednesday each month; VFW and LAVFW on the 2nd Wednesday each month; and MAVFW on the 3rd Thursday each month. Thursday, May 24 Bar Bingo at 6 p.m. Friday, May 25 Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Music by Ella & JT 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 26 Installation Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m Music by You 2 Kan from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, May 27 Fire in the Hole from 1 to 4 p.m. Music by Bert & Sassy from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Monday, May 28 Memorial Day. Hamburgers and Hot Dogs at noon. Please bring a dish to pass. Tuesday, May 29 Games in Lounge from 1 to 5 p.m. Kitchen open from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 Open. Summer Camps deadline approachesParents can beat the annual summer boredom phenomenon with Hillsborough Countys affordable summer camps. Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation offers more than 15 different summer day camps packed with exciting activities from June 18 to Aug. 10. Many children are already signed up for a great time, close to home at nearby recreation centers or regional parks. Summer Camp registration continues until camps are full. Registration for Traditional Day Camps is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday at each site. Registration for Specialty Nature Day Camps is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the main office only, 10119 Windhorst Rd., Tampa 33619. Registration forms are available online at www.hillsboroughcoun ty.org/summercamps. For the family athlete, the Brandon, Ruskin, Thonotosassa, and the University area are some of the recreation centers offering the excitement and action that will help children stay at the top of their game! These camps feature a wide variety of games and sporting activities. Children who crave a more unique experience should consider the Countys Specialty New Nature Day Camps including E.G. Simmons Fishing Camp, Flatwoods Bicycle Camp, Upper Tampa Bay Nature Camp, Eureka Springs Heritage Garden Camp, and Lettuce Lakes Canoe and Nature Camp. A new teens-only camp is avail able at Jackson Springs Recreation Center. Traditional Day Camps Traditional Day Camps are held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 to Aug. 10, and can be registered two weeks at a time. Bi-weekly themes vary from park to park, and they all Apollo Beach resident and Apollo Beach Spearfishing Team mem ber, Matthew Brueckner, has had a dominant and unprece dented run in the Florida spearfishing event circuit over the past 30 days. Diving depths of 20 to 100 feet without the use of scuba tanks ( using advanced breath-hold diving techniques known as free diving), Matthew has won four straight First Place trophies in four different events throughout the state. Most impressive was Matts runaway individual win of the coveted 2012 Florida State Spearfishing Championship in Tarpon Springs, against some of the best free divers in the world including the current U.S. National Champion, mem bers of the USA National Team and the current World Blue Water Champion respectively. Matthew began the spring as a new spearfishing world record holder upon certification of his recent IUSA submission for Jolthead Porgy. After a close fourth place finish at the Clearwater Classic charity cancer tournament in March, Matt began his run in April with Top Free Diver and Second Overall-scuba or free dive at the Tampa Bay Spearfishing Challenge. A week later, Matt won the FSDA State Freedive Spearfishing Championship by a 15 point margin, weighing 26 fish in a world class field that included several 120 feet free divers and world record holders. Matt then turned to the East Coast at the annual Palm Beach Free Divers Cinco de Mayo Kingfish Tour nament, winning first place and largest fish. This past weekend, Matt again won Top Free Diver at the Annual Florida Freeshafters Open held in Brandon. After growing up in and around the water in Marathon Key, Matthew has undergone extensive professional training to achieve his level of diving. Matt adheres to strict freediving supervision protocol when diving casually or at competition depths to avoid possible pitfalls. For more information about the sport of breath-hold spearfishing or for local involvement in free diving, contact www.apollobeach spearfishing.comFlorida spearfishing champion crowned RCMA School Board meeting scheduledThe RCMA School Board Meeting will take place on Monday, June 4 at the University of Florida Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, 14625 C.R. 672, Wimauma. The School Board Meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. and is open to the public. For more information, call Maria Jimenez at (239) 289-7995. SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY Kids Program/Event Highlights May 24-30Teen Night: Game Zone For middle and high school students ~ Get in the zone with friends for some gaming fun on the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii with games such as Band Hero, Guitar Hero 5, Smash Brothers Brawl and more! Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Family Story Time Thursday, May 24 7 to 7:30 p.m. 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. Memorial Day Holiday 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. 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. 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. Brandon Recreation Center offers 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. Gardenville Recreation Center is 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 Water Week, Health and Fitness, Animal Week, and Move to the Groove Week. The Ruskin Recreation Center offers a camp for kids ages 5-15. Themes include Sports and Recreation, American Pride, Wild Adventures, and Around the World in 10 Days. The Specialty Nature Day Camps are two-week long camps special izing on a specific topic held at County Regional Parks. These camps are designed around educational outdoor activities at Hillsborough Countys parks, trails and waterways. E.G. Simmons Park offers two fun-filled weeks of fishing and outdoor skills for those ages 9-15. Activities include canoeing, camp ing and swimming. Guest speakers will include local outdoor celebri ties. Camp will end with a deep sea fishing trip. Florida State Fairgrounds (Expo Hall) Principal: Carl Green Anticipated # of Graduates: 506 Valedictorian: Alicia Dillow Salutatorian: Danielle McCutchen Class President: Marlee Taylor Florida State Fairgrounds (Expo Hall) Principal: Craig S. Horstman Anticipated # of Graduates: 309 Valedictorian: Xiaodong Lu Salutatorian: Julian Couture Class President: Melina SantosCongratulations to graduates

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6 MAY 24, 2012All of us have bad days when we feel we should not have gotten out of bed. What do you do when things go wrong? First,we should acknowledge that things going in the dumper on a particular day is not a nor mal state of affairs. There will be a better tomorrow. Put off until tomorrow any really important tasks that can be postponed. No use in tempting fate. Next, try to put things in perspective. Do not lose your sense of humor. When I have a bad day that is not life threatening, just aggravating, I try to maintain perspective. To help my sense of humor when these days happen to me, I turn to a very unlikely source of inspiration. The source is a very funny book, written by Stephen Pile entitled The Incomplete Book of Failures. No matter what happens to me, something worse has happened to someone or something in his book. Yesterday, I read the following story about the Argo Merchant, a hard luck ship. By William Hodges Between 1953, when it was built, and 1976, when it sank, the Argo Merchant suffered every known form of maritime disaster. In 1967, the ship took eight months to sail from Japan to America. It collided with a Japanese ship, caught fire three times, and had to stop for repairs five times. In 1968, there was a mutiny, and in 1969, she went aground off Borneo for 34 hours. In the next five years, she was laid up in Curacao, grounded off Sicily, and towed to New York. In 1976, her boilers broke down six times, and she once had to travel with two red lights displayed, indicating the crew could no longer control the ships movements, because the steering and the engine had failed. She was banned from Philadelphia, Boston and the Panama Canal. To round off a perfect year, she ran aground and sank off Cape Cod, depositing the countrys largest oil slick on the doorstep of Massachusetts.Bad day? 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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 NEW SHOWROOMCome visit our... NEW ADDRESS 720 4th St. SW Ruskin, FL 33570 813-645-3529www.KnoxAluminum.com At the time of the final grounding, the ship had been lost for 15 hours. The crew was 18 miles off course and navigating by the stars because modern equipment had broken down. What is more, the West Indian helmsman could not read the Greek handwriting showing the course to be steered. A naval expert afterward described the ship as a disaster looking for somewhere to happen. On days when I feel the days events are disasters looking for a place to happen, and I happen to be that place, it helps to remember that nothing happened to me that could compare with the trouble that hit the Argo Merchant, and for that I am grateful. Better days always follow, and having made it through the bad days, I am even more convinced of the truth of the adage that says, That trouble that does not destroy me makes me stronger. It is through adversity we are tested and truly begin to know just what we are capable of doing. May all your days be great days, but when they are not, just do the best you can. Tomorrow will be better. Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interview-format television program, Spotlight on Government, on the Tampa Bay Community Network which airs Mondays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com. Phone: 813-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.com HOLIDAY DEADLINESThe Observer News office will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. 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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-denomina tional, 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 813260-3692.

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MAY 24, 2012 7 FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.Registered Investment Advisor Robyn PayantPresidentTom PayantChairman & CEOWe offer retirement planning and services tailored to your individual needs since 1979 Visit our website at www.PayantFinancial.com Thomas A. Payant oers securities and insurance products through SagePoint Financial, Inc. and its aliates, member FINRA/SIPC. Thomas A. Payant oers investment advisory services through Payant Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment advisor not aliated with SagePoint Financial, Inc. Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy at length. Among all of that, she raised a daughter and spent several years at WFLA TV as the Director of Continuity. Aleta Jonie Maschek was born in Mossy Rock, Washington, south of Seattle. Her mother was a voice actress for radio soap operas and a newspaper writer. She grew up in relative wealth with a nanny, a driver, and the finest clothes and accessories. Jonie went on to college in her home state but decided that California was the place to be. While still a journalism student, she took a job, her first ever, at an exclusive resort among the redwoods of Northern California. One of the kids I knew in college had a job at an exclusive inn in California. It was a place where people like Bing Crosby would go all the time, she recalled. People would fly in using their own planes. In the late 1940s, very few people had ever flown in an airplane, and far fewer still owned their own planes. But it wasnt unusual for Jonie. Before long, she would find a way to take advantage of it, but first she had a slight problem with her new job. I knew nothing in the world except for being waited on, she said with a laugh. I was 4 foot 10 and the servers had to carry these huge trays. The trays turned out to not be a problem. Somehow, the men she worked with decided they would carry them for her. But I would take the orders, Jonie Maschek turns 90 she said laughing. I dont know how I got by with it. She got by with it because there is something magical about Jonie. That magic was there in her second decade just as it is in her ninth. That magic extended to everyone, from the coworkers who carried the huge trays to the pilots of the private airplanes. I met the pilot of a plane that carried the president of some big company back and forth, she said. When he would fly in, I would fly back with him to Washington State when the plane was empty. Then I met another pilot who would give me a ride back to California. By the 1950s, Jonie had come to Florida where she met her husband Matt. Together they have traveled the world. This August, they will have been married for 54 years. Somewhere along the line, they made friends with the Dickman family and others in Ruskin and began visiting from Tampa on a regular basis. By the early 70s, they had purchased a home on Shell Point Road. Ruskin, particularly back then, was an adjustment for the woman who wore heels, tailored suits and attended Broadway shows, but that didnt deter her from pursuing her interests. And among those interests, history was prominent. She has been called the Historian of the South. She is without a doubt the preeminent expert on the history of the South Hillsborough area. If your ancestors have been in this area long enough, chances are that Jonie has the dirt on your family. But dont worry, she wont tell at least not the details. At first people wouldnt even talk to me, she said. I think they didnt like my high heeled shoes. I did not own other pairs of shoes. I did not own shorts. She did it the old fashioned way by using shoe leather and actually talking to people, just as she learned through her journalism degree. She would knock on doors, she would smile, get to know people and ask questions. It was difficult at first, as the high heels were a surprise at the fishing shacks and mobile homes she tended to visit, but soon enough both sides softened. People accepted her and she began to lower the high heels at least in those situations. She knew so much about the families, she knew the good and the bad, and before long, she was being invited to both weddings and funerals. Sometimes, such as when the birth of a first child wouldnt match up well with the date of a wedding, Jonie could be trusted to handle it with grace. Tracing history isnt always a straight line. She would meet people and ask about their parents. They wouldnt always know when they were born or died, but they knew where they were buried. It didnt always help. Id go into the cemetery to look them up, she said. But the names had a different spelling. So Id go back to their house and people would tell me they simply changed how their names were spelled. By the late 1980s, Jonie retired from WFLA and before long, she became known as the Fish Lady. We moved on to the water [on Shell Point Road] and I had fished all over the world, she said. One day I noticed that the local paper didnt have anything about fishing. Why doesnt somebody write something about fishing? Matt told me that I should do it. Ive been there forever now. She keeps her finger on the pulse of the fishing community because everyone knows her and she enjoys talking to people, whether at a boat ramp or in the grocery store. It used to be that Id go into a grocery store and people would ask me to autograph a Wall Street Journal, she said laughing. Today they ask her to autograph The Observer News. The black and white photograph from 1945 shows a beautiful woman in a tailored dress (of course) and a carefree smile. Fifty-seven years later, Jonie still has the beauty and the carefree See JONIE TURNS 90, page 15MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOWhile working in television, Jonie kept a book of autographs from her on-air guests. The list reads like a Whos Who of American legends, including former presidents Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter, actors Lorne Greene and Lyle Waggoner, among many others. Also above, the March 18, 1965 front page of The Tampa Times and the 1974 Florida Women of Distinction which includes Jonie.Happy 90th Birthday Jonie!The Observer News Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $23................before noon$20...................after noon$18....................after pm $500 OFF Any RoundIMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONSIncludes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. 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8 MAY 24, 2012 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! the vice president of the Florida DECA board next year. Tobin Williams was Fifth in the state, and Zachary Harmening made the Committee of Voting Delegates at the International Level that elected the national officers after running (Jason) Richards successful campaign. DECAs Competitive Events programs use role-playing, written and online projects and other means to evaluate academic knowledge and career skills of contestants, Janet Richards said. The knowledge and skills needed to be learned are identified and assessed as part of National Curriculum Standards identified by industry leaders themselves. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, DECA is an elective subject at high schools and colleges around the country that started at the collegiate level and (according to the DECA website) was originally known as Delta Epsilon Chi. Janet Richards has been teaching DECAs principles to students in South County at East Bay and then Riverview high schools since 1987 and is in the Florida Hall of Fame of District DECA Advisors. She has served nine years as the Hillsborough County DECA District Supervisor. In all those years this is the first time Ive ever had a candidate run for state office, let alone have a winner, Richards said. The three boys, Jason, 17 and Tobin and Zachary, 18, explained what they did to earn their honors. Jason was given a three-step MBA-type test and also asked to research how and when he would promote specific products from the automotive industry. His final presentation in Utah was judged by NAPA Auto Parts Association officials. Currently a junior at Riverview, Jason plans to attend both the University of Florida and then Georgia Tech and earn an MBA as well as a degree in industrial engineering. He eventually hopes to go into management and aims for becoming a company CEO. Tobin is a senior and already adept at sales having run the DECA store at the school which partially funded the students trip. (Fundraisers and donations as well as student money paid the rest.) He was singled out as a Top Presenter in Utah with his professional selling scenario for a pharmaceutical company that wants to promote a languagelearning system. Tobin had to choose which system he wanted to use, and then show how the product would help the company and its clients. He also had to price the services. DECA has helped me tremendously. I want to be a real estate broker, Tobin said. The difference between an agent and a broker is that the broker can handle every step from the dream in the purchasers head to walking in the front door, including the financing. Tobin said the things hes learned about business planning and presentations will help him achieve what he wants in life. After graduation this year, Tobin plans to attend Hillsborough Community College in Brandon and then enroll in the University of Central Floridas Real Estate Program. Meanwhile, Zachary, also a senior, was judged on and received honors for his work attending candidates speeches and being part of a 14-delegate team that picked next years DECA officers after discussing each candidates attributes. He attended Southern Regional and International competitions to fulfill this duty and also ran Jason Richardss winning campaign for state DECA vice president. We (the team) would caucus with a candidate and then get together and talk about who we would vote for and why, Zachary explained. At regionals he looked over all the candidates booths and talked with themwhile running Jasons campaign there prior to being chosen to go to Utah for these efforts. He plans a career in business, aiming for hospital management. Jason was the only junior in the group. He has yet another year at Riverview to be a part of DECA. As state vice president, he says he wonders what the next year will bring. To find out more about DECA, visit http://www.deca.orgRiverview High School DECA winners C.A.R.E. Pets of the WeekC.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.MejoMejo is a gorgeous long haired Chihuahua who was relinquished by his owner due to no fault of his own. He is shy but sweet. Once he gets to know you he will cuddle in your arms. Bring him a yummy snack and he will dance for you just give him a home! Mejo is neutered, microchipped, and current on his shots. DOB: January 2, 2008.TippieTippie has started her stay at the shelter by spending a lot of time in the cat condo. But then relax ing kind of comes naturally to this young girl now that she is safe and sound. She was found as a stray near C.A.R.E. Tippie has been spayed and brought up to date on her shots. Also she will be micro chipped as part of her adoption. DOB: February 2, 2010.

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MAY 24, 2012 9 HILLSBOROUGH(813) 634-8310MANATEE(941) 524-2259 For a FREE IN-HOME ESTIMATE, call us TODA Y!Shutter & Blind Manufacturing CompanySHUTTERS ~ VERTICALS ~ FAUX WOOD & WOOD HORIZONTAL BLINDS CELLULAR SHADES ~ WOVEN WOODS ~ SUNSCREEN SHADES ~ PRIVACY SHADINGS ~ MORE INSTALLED FREE! INSTALLED FREE! VERTICALS PLANTATION SHUTTERS$1395Sq. Ft. Measured & Installed LIFETIME WARRANTY 2 FAUX BLINDS Our blinds are built with a STEEL HEADRAIL. Unlike the Flimsy Plastic Headrail from the Home CentersMADE IN AMERICA EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES24 W x 36 H ..........$84 Installed 36 W x 50 H ........$175 Installed 48 W x 48 H ........$224 Installed 48 W x 60 H ........$280 Installed 72 W x 62 H ........$434 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 62 H .......$68 Installed 60 W x 62 H .......$75 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$93 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 48 H .......$49 Installed 60 W x 48 H .......$69 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$86 Installed SAVE ENERGY EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES FOR SUN SCREENS24 W x 36 H ....................$49 Installed 36 W x 48 H ....................$62 Installed 52 W x 48 H ....................$93 Installed 72 W x 60 H .................$131 Installed SUN SCREENS plus the copays and coinsurance charged for doctor office visits, hospital stays, diagnostic tests, visits to specialists, prescription drugs and other medical services. This is very important because if you choose an Advantage plan, youre not allowed to purchase a Medigap supplement policy, which means youll be responsible for paying these expenses out of your own pocket. Drug coverage: Check the plans formulary the list of prescription drugs covered to be sure all the medications you take are covered without excessive copays or requirements that you try less expensive drugs first. Extra benefits: Many Advantage plans include dental, vision and hearing benefits, but they are often limited. Get the details on what exactly is covered. Out-of-network coverage: Since most Advantage plans limit you to using in-network doctors only, find out whats covered if you have an emergency outside your network area. This is especially important if you travel extensively or live part of the year outside your network. Locations: If you dont use any particular doctors and you live in a rural area, make sure the doctors in the plans youre considering are located near you. Also check to see if the hospitals, home health agencies and skilled nursing facili ties that the plan covers are nearby too. Retiree benefits: If you have coverage from a former employer, be sure you speak with the benefits manager, because signing up for Medicare Advantage may void your retiree coverage. Get Help If you dont have a computer to compare plans, or if you dont feel comfortable working through this information on you own, you can get help by calling Medicare at 800-633-4227. They can do the comparing for you over the phone, and enroll you in a plan when youre ready. Another good resource is your State Health Insurance Assistance Program, which provides free Medicare counseling. Visit shiptalk.org, or call 800-677-1116 to locate a counselor in your area. And, check out the HealthMetrix Research Cost Share Report at medicarenewswatch.com. This service chooses the best Advantage plans based on health status. 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. Dear Savvy Senior, Ill be 65 in a few months Medicare enrollment age and am interested in getting a Medicare Advantage plan to cover my health care and prescription drugs. Can you give me some advice on choosing a plan? Searching Senior Dear Searching, Medicare Advantage plans have become increasingly popular among retirees over the past few years. In fact, around one-fourth of all Medicare recipients nearly 13 million Americans are currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan. Here are some tips and tools to help you choose the best plan for you. Medicare Advantage Sometimes called Medicare Part C, Medicare Advantage plans are government approved health plans sold by private insurance compa nies that you can choose in place of original Medicare. The vast majority of Advantage plans are managed-care policies such as HMOs or PPOs that require you to get your care within a network of providers. If you join an Advantage plan, the plan will provide all of your Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) coverage some plans even offer extra benefits like vision, dental and hearing. And, most plans include Part D prescription drug coverage too. You also need to be aware that the monthly premiums for many Advantage plans are cheaper than if you got original Medicare, plus a separate Part D drug plan and a Medigap policy, but their deduct ibles and co-pays are usually higher. That makes these plans better suited for healthier retirees. How to Choose To help you choose a plan, a good first step is to call your doctors and find out which Advantage plans they accept, and which ones they recommend. Then go to the Medicare Plan Finder tool at www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan and compare those options. When comparing, here are some key points to consider: Total costs: Look at the plans entire pricing package, not just the premiums and deductibles. Compare the out-of-pocket maximums By Jim Miller How to Choose a Medicare Advantage Plan THE SAVVY SENIORDiners coupon booklet availableThe Sun City Center Kiwanis Club is offering their 2012/2013 Diners Coupon booklet for sale at the Kiosk in the Atrium Community Association. Kiwanis members will be there from 9 a.m to noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during May, 2012. Tickets will also be available from SCC Chamber of Commerce. This year they have ten excellent restaurants offering discounts. They include: Apollos Bistro, Beanies, Beef OBradys, Bella Cucina, Copper Penny, The Docks, Ozzies Buffet & Grill, Seafood Dive, Shenaniganz, and Sunshine Cafe (who just opened). Donate $10 and save up to $50.

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10 \000s eXi[hl[h\000d[mi\000\000h_l[hl_[m\000Ykhh[dj MAY 24, 2012 Unusual sorority shares demanding lifestyle Manatee County Ag and Extension Service offers classes The Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service is offering a variety of free educational classes for June, 2012. Registration instructions Unless otherwise noted, all classes are free and are held at the Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service, 1303 17th Street West, Palmetto 34221. Minimum workshop size is required; workshop size is limited. For workshops that require a fee, make checks payable to ‘Friends of Extension.’ Register in advance online via their website at http://manatee.ifas.ufl.edu or call (941) 722-4524 for all workshops. -XQH\003\025\003‡\003=DS\003
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MAY 24, 2012 "\011-\015,\015, \015-U,\026\015,\026\015\012,,\015 /U-\012\012"\011-\015,\015, \000s 11 .LQJV\003RLQW\003%RULQL\003$XGLWRULXP\003‡\003\024\023\035\023\023\003D\021P\021 Memorial Day Ceremony Monday † May 28, 2012 Sun City Center will again observe their traditional Memorial Day Ceremony starting at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28th, in the Borini Theater at the Kings Point Clubhouse, Sun City Center. Doors will open at 9 a.m. for open general attendance seating. All invited guests with reserved seating are requested to be seated not later than 9:45 a.m. This ceremony is sponsored by the combined military veterans’ organizations of Sun City Center and is supported by the joint efforts of many participating community service organizations. The focus of this Memorial Day ceremony is to honor all past or present community veterans with special tribute paid to those veterans who have died since May, 2011. To date there are 160 such veterans to be recognized by a /DVW\003ROO\003&DOO which will be conducted concurrently with their traditional Sun City Center Living Flag Tribute. Featured speaker will be \ \021\003WRUPV who has represented the 10th District since 2006. Prior to that she had an eightyear tenure on the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners. A musical interlude and tribute to the military services will be provided by the Trinity Baptist Church Choir & Friends directed by Rev. James Feist. Colors will be presented by the East Bay High School Jr. R.O.T.C. At the close of the ceremony, the Grand Marshall, LTC Frank Sanyour, USA (Ret), accompanied by members of the Ruskin Boy Scout Troop 661, will be placing the wreath at the flagpole outside the auditorium. As part of their annual tribute to deceased veterans, and showing the great spirit of Sun City Center patriotism, the Patriots Club makes arrangements for and funds for the display of U.S. flags on State Road 674. This year the flags will fly for a period of time prior to Memorial Day to after the Fourth of July. /DVW\003ROO\003&DOO Ron V. Allen Sylvan H. Amos Neil P. Anderson Ralph E. Arendt Frederick W. Armstrong Maury Baker Richard J. Bandera David L. Barnhizer Leo J. Barrett Louis Howard Benner Norman Howard Bernhardt George J. Bolstetter Chester .F. Borawa George W. Borlase Sr. William E. Boyd John R. Brainard William E. Brindle John Brozovich Maurice L. Buck Floyd M. Burdick George Burhoe John Edward Bush Lewis B. Carter James Edward Catcott Roger Samuel Chell Gordon R. Christensen Emil M. Coda Mabel H. Corbin Lawrence Robert Coville Martin G. Cullen Paul Joseph Czapar Charles Millar Danks Sr. Paul H. Dauerheim Robert DelBuono Frank C. Depinet Phillip K. Dobbin Frank L. Dowell Jr. Carl W. Duenki Jr. John F. Dunleavy Roland J. Duval Earl W. Enquist Wellington H. Ent Donald Edward Everhart James J. Fass Marvin Fasset Donald F. Fletcher Carl E. Flodeen Jr. Gilbert Charles Foster Theodore Daniel Franzek John P. Fuqua Sr. Elbert E. Gerbron Ralph B. Getchell Ernest Glaister Ramon Gonzalez Paul E. Goodman Harry M. Graham Walter J. Graham Richard Grove Herman E. Habegger Maurice N. Haines Harold Halpern Harold S. Hansen Jack S. Harrison Donald A. Hauch Allen Walter Henderson Albert K. Hendricks William C. Herzberg Richard Grayson Hines Carl Martin Hirneisen Sherman J. Hodes Wesley William Hoffman Norman Virgile Houle Jack E. Irwin James William Jacoby Leon A. Jette Arnold F. Johanny Wallace G. Johnson Robert L. Johnson Charles E. Johnson Werner J. Kappel Caryl Keeler Leslie Gordon Kilpatrick Franklin P. King George Klacik Phillip W. Knight Martin Kurtic Alan A. La Torre Edward N. Lucking Nathan Luskin James Edward Maloney Donald G. Maltby Robert Pownall Mathews Francis X. Mattes Michael A. Mc Cullock Harold McBee Joe Kenneth McCloud Mary L. McCullagh Larry Marvin McDowell Loe Peeples McInnes James H. McJunkin Joseph A. Meszaros Raymond Clifford Michelfelder Jack A. Miller Leonard L. Millican Donald W. Mir Steven Peter Molnar Louis Monti John J. Norman Neil C. Novicka Madeline Pat Ogden David W. Oliver Victor F. Olyarnyk George Orenchak Benjamin F. O’Steen Irving Ozer Walt Partington Joseph Peabody January Heimerl Petrie Lorraine G. Pew Stephen Austin Phillips Jr. Joseph John Pietrobono Helen Elizabeth Price Raymond I. Purcell Jr. Robert R. Rafferty Arthur W. Reed Martha Reed Ralph Reiss Theodore Rodda Vernon L. Roe George Rusk George Charles Ryan Harry E. Sandusky William Roy Saylor Gerald L. Schissel Marvin J. Schmitt Tomas A. Skinner Eugene Skummer Anthony H. Sorrentino Robert Nelson Spangard George W. Stark James L. Steele Esther Stever Sylvester E. Suchorski Jack G. Ternent James L. Thayer Osborne R. Thomasson William Trevouledes William S. Turnbull Sr. Clarence L. Tussing Joseph Vinci Jr. Rudolf H. Viohl Oll L. Vollman Bernard L. Warjenski Edward D. Watson Raymond D. Wiley Vincent A. Wilhelm John B. Williams R. David Wood James F. Wright John M. Yoder

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12 MAY 24, 2012 2011 Allstate Insurance Company SPRING 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? Smart shoppers save at South Shore Market Say 3 times fast...We knew you would agree!OVER 50 VENDORS On the corner of U.S. Hwy. 41 & (site of the old Coffee Cup)This Sunday, May 2710 a.m.3 p.m.Community & Farmers MarketBrought to you by Forward Thinking Campaign. For more information call 813-732-5338 Sun City Dental CenterThe fee advertised is the minimum fee charged. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free service, examination or treatment. Senior Citizen discount does not apply.*Actual Fee May Vary Depending Upon Degree of Complexity in a Given Case** Time to process denture cases may change due to complexity/ type of case Thomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A.633-2636General Dentist727 Cortaro Drive(Two doors down from AAA) Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed for Lunch 1-2 p.m. Thomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A. Practicing Dentistry for 26 years Chuck Fredericks, Lab Technician, 41 years experienceOur Own In-House Denture Lab URABECHHASEARSFEXPERIENCESAMEA REINESANREPAIRSNEWENURESANPAR IASFIINGSCR WNSANBRIGESFCUSENECNMICA REA MENCHICESURUPPERAN WERFU ENURESMAEINUS NEWEEK**New Patients and Emergencies Are Always WelcomeFREEDENTURE CONSULTATION OR 2nd OPINIONwith patient bringing current x-ray. 0140. Limit one per patient. Exp. 5/31/12 NEW PATIENTSFULL MOUTH SERIES OFX-RAYS & EXAMfor $95and receive a $100 credit toward your acount for future treatment. Exp. 5/31/12 0210 0110 Welcome Marie, Nail Tech, to our staff T uesday Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Miriam Luisa Maria AnnetteAnnette s Beauty SalonFULL SERVICE SALON for Men and WomenCorner Hwy 301 & S.R. 674, Suite #108in the V illage Plaza (next to Copper Penny)634-5422 Mani/Pedi Combo $30 Special $10 $7Exp. 6/30/12 SouthShore Regional Library adult programs Excel: Introduction and Formatting 2:30 p.m. Layout, entering data, inserting rows and columns, and other techniques. Learn different formats for expressing numbers in a spreadsheet. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Memorial Day Holiday Internet: Viruses, Spyware, Phishing Scams and More! p.m. Learn how to surf the Internet while avoiding common scams and pitfalls that can compromise your security. Learn about different types of malicious software, how they get on the personal computer, how to remove them, and precautions to take when using the internet. Registration is available one hour prior to the beginning of the program. Introduction to Genealogy p.m. Learn about the types of records that are available for genealogical research and where to find them using the Librarys resources in this beginners class. Adding text boxes, clipart and Autoshapes to your presentation. Previous experience with Microsoft PowerPoint is recommended. Limit: 20. 8:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of the popular table game, Mah Jongg, featuring challenging play for experienced players and instruction for beginners. The American Rules will be used. Spectators are welcome! Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg set or card. Limited to 16 players. Register in advance at the Information Desk or call 273-3652. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Needle People 8:30 p.m. Join other needle people to share techniques, tips and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric crafts. Beginners are welcome! Bring a project and ask questions! Thank a Veteran for your freedom and have a safe, Happy Memorial Holiday!for the rest of his career. So are his wife and children. My father was Air Force. The men in my family have served as far back as the Civil War. A greatuncle died in the Spanish American War. A cousin died somewhere in the Pacific during WWII. Memorial Day was a sacred, solemn day in my family. We did have a huge family gathering over food, but only after we all went to the cemetery and placed flowers in the graves of our lost soldiers. Their widows were consoled and honored and we talked about how brave our men were and how much we missed them. Florida, and this area especially, has a large percentage of veterans from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan. We salute them on Veterans Day. They, this weekend, will salute their buddies who didnt come back with them. They will remember those who fought beside them and paid the ultimate price. Many thanks to all of you who will display Old Glory proudly this weekend. And thanks to all of you who will attend Memorial Day ceremonies around the county to Its the unofficial beginning of summer. Its a three-day weekend for most, typically celebrated with trips to the beach and burgers on the grill. Last Sundays newspaper was full of circulars for sale after sale after sale. Bikinis and pool toys, picnic baskets and beach towels, its all for sale this weekend. Memorial Day Weekend is here. Its great to enjoy time together with family and friends. I can smell the hot dogs cooking now. But please, America. In all of the fun of the cookouts and pool parties, try to remember the reason for the day. It isnt to usher in the summer season. It isnt to work on our tans. This day was created to honor and remember our service men and women who have died bravely serving our country. It is a day to pay homage to their sacrifice and the sacrifice of their families. My nephew is a medic with the 82nd Airborne with two tours of duty in Iraq under his belt. He was looking for a third tour, but with four kids at home, he is staying stateside and training other medics to go into the sandbox. I am truly relieved he will be staying out of harms way honor our fallen heroes. It means a lot to their families. Please enjoy your weekend savor the potato salad and the corn on the cob. Splash in the Gulf and collect some shells. Sleep late and take in a movie. But please reserve a few minutes, be still in your heart, and say a prayer for those who died to keep our country the land of the free and the home of the brave.You, Me & Business Take time to remember our veteransRiverview Moose Family Center upcoming eventsThe Riverview Chapter 1031 Loyal Order of Moose is located at 9000 Honeywell Road, Gibsonton. Visit the website at riverview mooselodge2158.org. For more information call 813-677-7921. All events are open to qualified Moose members and guests. Wednesday Dinners are Chefs Choice at 7 p.m. Thursday Dinners are Tacos Blind Draw Darts at 7:30 p.m. steak / fish / shrimp dinner includes burgers and sides from 5 7 p.m., Kara oke Kat at 7:30 p.m. Community Service fund raiser: Ham dinner, bake sale, auction, enter tainment to follow the $6 dinner. Every Sunday is Sport Sun day at 3 p.m.with beer specials, wings and free pool and bar games Volunteers needed for habitat-restoration projectThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions (FWC) Ridge Rangers Program and the Florida Forest Service need your help to restore damaged wildlife habitat on the Lake Wales Ridge near Frostproof. The project involves planting pine seedlings on the Arbuckle Tract on June 1 and 2, from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers may sign up for either day or both. The Ridge Rangers is an organization of volunteers who work with conservation agencies on and near the Lake Wales Ridge, helping to restore wildlife habitat. For more information or to sign up, contact the Ridge Rangers at ridgerangers@myfwc.com or call Bill Parken at 863-699-3742 x102.

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MAY 24, 2012 13 Alsoreceive$500OFFBe careful when looking for leather furniture, some retailers could mislead consumers into paying higher prices for Bonded or Blended leather by promoting it as leather furniture. Bonded or Blended leather is not even close to being as durable as top grain leather. Once scratched it breaks the top coat of the polyurethane and allows product to peel. Up to: ELLENTON2015 60th Ave. E I-75 Exit #224. At the doorsteps of Prime Outlets941-723-6100SARASOTA7261 S. Tamiami TrailJust south of Clark Road941-926-3500ELLENTON | SARASOTA | FT. LAUDERDALE | SAWGRASS | BOCA RATON | DELRAY*50% is taken off our compare prices, does not include Ekornes, floor samples or previous sales. Cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon. See store for details. www.LeatherExpressFurniture.com South County elementary students huddle for peacePeer mediator student leaders and counselors from five area elementary schools gathered at the United Community Church of Sun City Center May 11 for their first annual peace conference. The conference opened with Jomo Cousins, former NFL football player with the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Giants firing up the students and leading some of them in a huddle. Cousins left the Giants in 2001 due to a knee injury and was ordained as a minister in 2006. In 2008, he began his own church, the Love First Christian Center in Riverview. The master of ceremony for the event was Judd Chapin, pilot and reporter from WFLA TV and the keynote speaker was Bob Conigliaro from the Public Relations department at Caspers Company McDonalds. Presenters were Bob Jett, Federal Mediator with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Joan Noble, Bob Maxey and Paul Grossman, mediators with the SouthShore Community Justice System; Alice Loeb, retired elementary generalist and character education coordinator with Hillsborough County Public Schools; and Fabiola Balbina of Learning for Life, Boy Scouts of America Gulf Ridge Council. Sponsors for the event included the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center, SCC United Methodist Church, Caspers Company McDonalds, The Boy Scouts of America, Collins Elementary, Sun City Center Kiwanis Club, Sun City Center Pizza Hut, Walmart and Sams Club. Information about the Love First Christian Center may be found on the web at lfcc.tvMITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS Ruskin Branch Library Have a new eReader or interested in getting one? Learn which devices can download the librarys free eBooks and how to load eBooks onto various types of eReaders. Discover the librarys large selection of eBooks in various formats!.Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged

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MAY 24, 2012 15 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! Jonie turns 90%  smile. She doesnt worry about things; she takes no medication at all, not even aspirin, and she fired her own doctor a while ago. Nothing bothers me, she said. I have the attitude that if something goes wrong or doesnt go how I planned it, there will be another day. And everything will turn out OK. Dont worry because worry can hurt your health. If you could solve every problem you had, you would be a saint. Its impossible. Jonie is currently nearing completion of her 11th book, entitled Your Pad or My Pad, about women living in a senior community, looking for men. Any resemblance to reality, such as the books senior community, may well be coincidental. But dont worry, Jonie has the grace to handle sticky situations. That said, when its published it will almost certainly be a hot commodity in Sun City Center with the potential to shock two distinct groups: those who recognize themselves and those who dont, but think they should have. So many things have changed in the passing decades, but in many ways, Jonie remains the same. She is a woman of beauty, grace and style who sparkles with life, a force of nature, and certainly, she is a woman who flies through her life with the greatest of ease. This week a group of friends will be taking her out for her birthday to the Hard Rock Cafe. Jonie, in her ninth decade, isnt slowing down one bit. Jonie gets stopped by Hillsborough Community College Southshore Campus President Allen Witt for a quick chat. She remains involved in both the college and the Hillsborough County Public Library system.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTO NAFFCO is proud to introduce its naturally aged wood oor collection. Handscraped Hickory or Maple Handstained Custom Made FloorsRegularly $11.95 sq. ft.$6.95sq. ft. Installed SOUTH TAMPA CARROLLWOOD BRANDON 254-4066 961-1362 413-8313 1510 South MacDill Ave. 14306 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. 1920 W. Brandon Blvd. Scan to see more! Historic launch lights up Florida skiesThe historic launch of a commercial cargo capsule lit up the sky from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday morning. The SpaceX Dragon capsule blasted into space at 3:44 a.m. on a test mission to be the first commercial cargo carrier to visit the International Space Station. SpaceX is also known as Space Exploration Technologies of Hawthorne, California, one of two commercial companies contracted by NASA to serve the space station. The Dragon capsule will make a close fly-by of the space station to test instruments before attempting a historic rendezvous with the station. The launch was a joint effort by SpaceX and NASA. Although officially a test mission, Dragon is carrying roughly 1,200 pounds on non-essential supplies for the station, including science experiments designed by school children. When fully operational, the capsule will be able to ferry 7,300 pounds of supplies. The commercial vessels are intended to take over servicing the station from the now-mothballed space shuttle fleet. SpaceX was co-founded by CEO Elon Musk, who also founded Tesla Motors and PayPal.CCREDIT: NANASAA T TV South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 upcoming activitiesEvery 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 28 Memorial Day Indoor Picnic 5 p.m., build your own Nathans hot dogs with all the trimmings, homemade potato chips, music by Bryan, all for $7. Sunday, June 10 Flag Day, 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23 Summer Dance $5, details to follow. For more info call 645-2089.

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MAY 24, 2012 17 482565-36460 Join Dr. Michelle Halcomb for aFREE SEMINARPlease call 813-634-3396 for reservations. Seating is limited.Learn what can be done to alleviate the symptoms of Dry Mouth! Do you suffer from dry mouth? www.suncitycenterdental.comfor more information Memorial Day scams target military, families, supportersMemorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans. BBB is urging consumers and donors to be on the lookout for deals that seem too good to be true, and for disreputable charities. The unique lifestyle of our service members makes them prime targets for scammers, notes Brenda Linnington, Director of BBB Military Line. Its imperative that we educate our service members and ensure that the support we give to them equals the effort they make every day on behalf of us. Linnington said scams can include those that target service personnel and their families directly, but also those that appear to be helping military members via charities. Donors need to watch out for questionable charities that raise funds on behalf of military organizations, adds Art Taylor, President and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. When you make a donation, always check www.give.org to see that the group meets BBB charity standards, especially around Memorial Day. Too many solicitors that fail to meet BBB standards call and say they help veterans, service members or their families, and little of the money donated will serve that purpose. Among the scams to watch out for: they need to update their credit card, bank or other financial records with military personnel by saying the service member ordered it to protect his mote part of Iraq or Afghanistan, and then asking for money to be wired to a third party for some emergency. BBB advises service members, veterans and all consumers never to military identification or credit card numbers, etc.) to anyone who contacts you by phone or e-mail, and to be wary of any solicitations that involve purchasing something or transferring money. Consumers can check out businesses and charities for free at www.bbb.org. The Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities is seeking nominations for the annual Disability Advocacy Awards, which honor local individuals and organizations that have contributed to improving the lives of people living with disabilities in Hillsborough County. The deadline for nominations is Monday, June 25. The award winners will be recognized at the on Wednesday, July 25, at County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The awards include: ice Award, which recognizes an individual, group or organization for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the community through courageous advocacy, education and diligent persistence in pursuing goals that improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities. Outstanding Accessible Places for People Award, which honors an individual, organization or place in Hillsborough County, for developing innovative ideas that improve life and accessibility for individuals with disabilities. to a young person or youth group who volunteers their time to make a positive impact in the lives of people with disabilities. the Countys website at www.hills251-2407. Mail the completed nomination Lighthouse for the Blind, 1106 W. Completed forms can also be Nominees sought for Disability Advocacy Awards Masters Degree bestowed on Beta Sigma Phi Sister To qualify for your Masters Degree, you must complete six months of pledge training to be eligible for Ritual of Jewels degree, four years of eligible for Laureate and ten years in Laureate to qualify for Masters. SONJA DAVIDSONFREE MULCH Be sure to find out if your town offers free mulch. Weve made at least four trips to fill two garbage cans at a time, but its worth it. My gardens and bushes look nicer, and the mulch helps the soil. Margie Visit www.stretcher.com/index. cfm?TipsSyn to find hundreds of articles to help you stretch your day and your dollar! 2012 Dollar Stretcher, Inc.

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20 MAY 24, 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 Telephone: Website: Worship Services on Sunday 9:30 & 11:15 a.m. Area Places of Worship 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 p.m. Daily..........................................8:00 a.m.Confessions: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 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 WORSHIP SERVICES: 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)11:00 a.m. ..................................................... Bilingual 4:00 p.m. ......................................................... Casual Pastor: Dr. Warren Langer Pastor: Dr. Daniel White Bookstore 633-8595 Expanding Services?Advertise in the Observer News, a trusted publication for over 50 years. 813-645-3111Area Obituaries Constance Irene BoddenConstance Irene Bodden was born on May 14, 1916 in West Bay, Grand Cayman Island. She passed peacefully on May 7, 2012 with her loving granddaughter Kimberly Sullivan by her side. Connie was married 62 years to Donald Bertly Bodden who passed away in 2002. Connie always said that the happiest years of her life were spent raising her two children. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and a very talented cook, seamstress, and gardener. Connie was well known for her fish stew, red beans and potato cake. Her brothers and sisters, Henry Hydes, Wyman Hydes, Lila Ebanks, Alva Panton, and her parents preceded her in death. She is survived by her loving son and daughter, Donald B. Bodden Jr. (Marlene) and Margaret Garcia (Bobby), cherished grandchildren, Kimberly Sullivan(Jerry), Erika Bodden, Robert Garcia and great grandchildren Kayla and Kyle Sullivan. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Connie was loved by her family and all who knew her and will be missed. Burial will take place in Miami, Florida. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, FL.Jane LaBateJane LaBate, 80, passed away on May 16, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 11 years Carroll Shaw; 3 sons, Michael, Edward, Paul; 1 daughter, Lisa and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Cremations of Greater Tampa Bay, Inc.Jesus looked at them and said, With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God. Mark 10:27One thousand roses on displaySaint Anne Catholic Church in Ruskin celebrated Mothers Day by ar ranging 1,000 roses around the Altar. The roses were donated by parishioners in recognition of the mothers, grandmothers, sisters and aunts who have made a difference in their lives. Since May is the month during which the Church honors the Blessed Mother, and roses are the flower of Mary, the roses will remain in place until the last Sunday of the month.Volunteers are, front row left to right, Orasio Ramon, Bob Gounaud, JoAnn Gounaud, and Veronica Mosher. Back row left to right, Janet Dean, Amparo Ramon, Cissy Barr, Frances Hereford and Sandy Ottino. Liturgical Jewish music highlightedRecently Kolot Shalom, the adult singing group of Congregation Beth Shalom of Brandon sponsored an evening of Jewish music. Nine mem bers of Kolot Shalom along with invited performers highlighted liturgical Jewish music as well as music associated with Jewish composers and artists from the Broadway stage. The evening was preceded by a potluck dinner sponsored by the chavurot. A reception followed the per formance.These members of the choir in the picture (left to right) are Milton Newman, Jay Vogel, Janice Perelman, Sandra Santucci, Lauren Weisman, Steven Slavkin, Dave Friedman, and Brian slater. Not in the picture is director/pianist Joan Frankel and our guest performers Adam Weinstein, Jeff Newman, Suzanne Jones, Kevin Frye and Jamie Karr. Thinking of joining a circle?One of several activities the women of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church enjoy is getting together in a circle for fellowship and Bible study. All circles of St. Andrew welcome new members, including women who are not members of St. Andrew. For more information contact Barbara Riley, Moderator, Presbyterian Women, at 813-634-1706. The church is located at 1239 West Del Webb Boulevard in Sun City Center and welcomes members from all surrounding areas.What an opportunity!Do we have an opportunity for you! If you love to sing, would love to join another group, but havent been able or willing to commit to one more thing consider sitting in on summer rehearsals of The Womens Chorus. Getting a head start on music for their Christmas Concert, they will meet at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb W. from 9-11 a.m. on three Thursday mornings June 14, July 12 and August 16. For more information, call Chris at 813-634-4341. Join them for one, two or all three rehearsals. Who knows, perhaps in experiencing what this group has to offer, you will feel that youre able to find time in your schedule to fit in one more activity after all!Mission of the month namedThe Mission Board of the United Community Church 1501 La Jolla Avenue, selected the PACE Center for Girls as the May Mission of the Month. Interim Director, Danielle Taylor-Fagan shared with the congregation the PACE program (practical, academic and cultural education) information and goals. PACE provides girls in Hillsborough County an opportunity for a better future through education, training and advocacy and counseling. Most girls who are referred to PACE have experienced at least three disturbing risk factors that are detrimental to their wellbeing and future. They concentrate on their future development rather than their past experiences or poor choices. For more information, call PACE at 813-739-0410 or www.pacecenter.org. Mission Board Left to right: Patti Andrews, Beverly Bassette, Beverly Majewski, Mary Houston, Interim PACE Director Danielle TaylorFagan, Polly Marchman and Alice Tolley.

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MAY 24, 2012 21 Direct Cremation $925Zipperers Funeral Home813-645-6130 EXP. 9/30/12 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 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 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 Spiritual LeaderRev. Sue Meixner813-362-0806sue@alterways.comSunday Service 11:00 a.m. Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce 1651 Sun City Center PlazaNew Thought ChurchReligious Science/SOM 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. All Paths to God Church to host concertAll Paths to God Church invites you to join them on Sunday, May 27, at the 11 a.m. service, in the Main Hall of the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, where the fabulous music of Tommy Johnson will be featured. Tommy is self-taught and started playing piano at the age of four. He made his debut at the age of seven on the Horace Heidt Show where he performed Tchaikovskys piano concerto. At age nine, Tommy was pictured in Life magazine. Tommy performed on many cruise ships, as a concert artist for major piano companies, and on stage at the Las Vegas Hilton. In 1980, Tommy made it to the top four performers in the world, when Liberace hosted the World Keyboard Entertainer Search. Tommy says: My intention is to take people of all ages on a magical musical tour where they can forget their everyday troubles and woes and find happiness for an hour or two. His personal favorites are big band jazz and boogie. Opportunity offered to kidsSimmons Loop Baptist Church is preparing a presentation of Nic at Night, a 3-act musical about Nicodemus. Children that have completed kindergarten through sixth grade are encouraged to par ticipate. Rehearsals begin Wednesday, June 6 from 6 8 p.m. then weekly for twelve weeks at Simmons Loop Baptist church located at 6610 Simmons Loop Road. Call Wanda Carlton for more informa tion at 813-671-1243.Summer Camp fundraiser plannedThe Balm Baptist Church, 15109 Balm Wimauma Road in Balm, will host a Spaghetti Dinner and Live Auction on Saturday, June 2 beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner is dine in or carry out. Donations to support funding to send the church youth to summer camp will be requested. For more information call 813-641-3836.Miracle Place, new home for hopeMay was Mission Month for the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue and Assistant Administrative Director of Metropolitan Ministries, Linda Shaw shared news of the new Metropolitan Ministries Miracle Place. It is the new home on a ten acre campus dedicated to providing answers for the poor and homeless families across the Tampa Bay region. Their mission is to care for the homeless through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity, and instill self-sufficiency. Mir acle Place will be the new home for hope. For further information, contact Metropolitan Ministries at 813-209-1000 or metromin.org.Mothers Day celebratedMothers Day is always a joyful event at the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue. The church was beautifully decorated and all the women received pink carnations. Everyone enjoyed the special table decorations and the coffee and treats served following the ser vice.Left to right: Jean Fortier, Helga Martin and Nancy Wyrick Kids reach for the SKYVBS comes to The United Methodist Church of SCC June 18-22 from 9 a.m. until noon. This years theme SKY Everything Is Possible With God offers fun for kids and volunteer adults! From the games, the grins, and Sciency-Fun Gizmos, to the amazing music and new friends, everyone flies high at SKY! Register at www.sccumc.com (click on the SKY logo) or call Pat Hill at 634-2539.Huntley Brown to perform at United Methodist ChurchThe United Methodist Church of Sun City Center is proud to present international performer and recording artist Huntley Brown in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25 in the church sanctuary. Huntleys music ministry has taken him all over the world. In the United States, he has performed from coast to coast, with ministry opportunities at churches of every size and denomination. HOLIDAY DEADLINESThe Observer News office will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Advertising and press release deadlines will advanceQuestions? Call: 813-645-3111 www.ObserverNews.net

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22 MAY 24, 2012 including the Saenz land, did not do so. Consequently, the Saenzes had to seek a rezoning of their acreage from PD to AR or agricultural/ residential use in order to continue with their plans for their land. Their request for extraction of the five acres from the PD and return to its former agricultural zoning was heard in mid-March, county records disclosed. Both Hillsboroughs Development Services section and The Planning Commission supported the request and use as consistent with the countys Comprehensive Plan, noting the five acre parcel could not be subsequently subdivided. Planners also concluded that the remaining portion of the PD could stand independently for development whenever the owner or owners chose to proceed with such use. And in early April, Steven K. Luce, land use hearing officer, recommended approval of the Saenz rezoning application, noting that their stated use of the acreage is compatible with surrounding uses as well as consistent with the Hillsborough Comprehensive Plan. But only after cautions were voiced by Jeff Hills, a developer with numerous South County interests, who said he now owns most of the land covered by the 2005 PD. According to the hearing record, Hills entered a formal Land use amendment in the works objection to the rezoning, saying he wanted to ensure the Saenzes were aware of the existing CDD. It was when the recommended rezoning reached the county commission that Higginbotham recognized the difficulty the Saenzes encountered, including a necessary investment of both time and more than $4,300 in fees to pursue a remedy of the oversight in 2005 that precluded their plans in 2012. His land development code amendment is the result. The commissioner, who represents commission district IV which encompasses almost all of the South County and substantial agricultural acreage, noted that a number of planned developments once considered imminent have been delayed by a sinking economy not yet recovered. And if the condition allowing continued ag use of land slated for a PD is overlooked, the farming activity is obstructed. It is my hope that our amendment will recognize the value agriculture provides to the vacant parcels. Higginbotham said, adding that agriculture in the Tampa Bay area in 2010 contributed an estimated $815 million to the local economy. A draft of the amendment is scheduled for commission review on June 12 when commissioners conduct a regular land use session. If approved at that point, it would be added to the second 2012 plan amendment cycle. Higginbotham aide Deanna Hurley said a public meeting for interested community leaders on all proposed land use code amendments in the second cycle has been set for July 24. And, the Higginbotham proposal, like all potential amendments, also would go through a series of workshops and public hearings until a final approval on October 25. An approved amendment then would become effective on February 1, 2013. Copyright 2012 Melody Jameson BUSINESS NEWS Keller Williams Realty celebrates Red Day! Open house heldOn May 16, Sun Towers hosted an open house celebration to welcome its newest addition to the community and to raise money for a wonderful cause. Once the food and drink had been enjoyed, the raffles began. Through the generous participation of community members, over $1,000 was generated to benefit the South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging. In addition, an anonymous benefactor contributed $2,500. To learn more about The South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging, visit www.mentalhealthandaging.org/ or call 813-419-4902. Office hours are Monday and Friday, 9 am to noon, or email office@MentalHealthAndAging.org Debbi Tinker, Chairlady of the South Shore Cares Committee, has announced that over 40 sales associates from the Apollo Beach and Sun City Center offices volunteered to help with Project Corregidors new facility. Debbi said, Every year Keller Williams offices all over the country identify a local charity and help with clean-ups and beautification. Our motto is We give where we live! Ashley Young, The Keller Williams Project Coordinator, said, This year, our South Shore Cares committee selected a charity within the community that we felt would best benefit from our agents rolling up their sleeves and helping in a hands-on kind of way. We owe a special thanks to Lowes and Sams Club in Riverview who donated goods, and to Sonnys BBQ in Sun City Center who provided lunch for all of the volunteers, which was greatly appreciated by everyone. Thank a Vet for your freedom and remember the fallen this Memorial Day holidayGreater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

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FARMERS MKT200 MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100THE SHOPPER 23 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 M & M Printing Co., Inc weekly publisher of the 210 Woodland Estates A ve., SW Ruskin, Florida 33570 MA Y 24, 2012 310 GARAGE/Y ARD SALE 312 ESTATE SALESThe Observer news will be closed Monday May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. line ads will move to Friday, May 25 at 4pm. for the May 31 edition 105 PERSONAL 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 Delivery Available HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 10-6 We are worth the drive from anywhere! Metaphysical Society Expo of Sun City CenterSaturday, May 26 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Gifted Spiritual Speakers, Mediums, Healers, Authors, Artists, Numerologists, Astrologists, Metaphysicians, Aura Readers, Intuitives, Angel Readers, Demos, 2012 Expectations, plus Arkansas Crystals, Clothing, Gifts, Crafts, and so much more. Hourly Speakers, Special Attractions, Vendors and Guides EALTYNACKANDDRINK AVAILABLEFREE ADMISSION: EVERYONE WELCOME!Florida Banquet Facility & Armstrong Room Sun City Center Community Complex(813) 398-7033For more information, call Does your child need help with Speech and Language?TOTAL THERAPY 11964 Boyette Road Riverview(813) 663-9828Summer Classes starting June 11 120 ENTERTAINMENT snoitcudorP edalS Premier DJ/VJ/MC/Video Jockey Entertainment Service 280 PETSCat for sale. Named Bunny Rabbit. Turkish Angora, 3yrs old, spayed. $150. 813-645-2356 310 GARAGE/YARD SALEA lmost N ew T hrift S tore. 10008 Indiana St., Gibsonton (1 block off U S 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 donateEstate Sale Saturday, May 26, 9am-3pm. South off Pebble Beach to 1216 Knights Gate Court, SCC. Furniture, household items, patio sets, crystal & collectables F riday & S aturday, May 25 & 26, 8am-noon. 338 N orthway D r., S CC. Household goods, bed, linens, women clothing, electronics, misc. St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Behind St. Anne Church & Next to Kennco Mfg.)BOOK SALE www.svdpruskin.org.DONATIONS NEEDEDPlease call (813) 645-5255 (Books of equal value) New QualityMATTRESSESat Bargain PricesBuy One, Get One Free Thrift Store813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church 9 a.m. Noon The Kitchen Sale50% offall Dishes and GlasswarePlus, the secret sale Multi family garage sale. 1620 Faxton D r., S CC. RV accessories, household items, patio furniture, Charlie Scooter, 8am-1pm. Friday & Saturday Family sale. Friday, May 25, 8am-1pm. S omething for everyone. Come check us out! 379 Club Manor Drive., SCC. 312 ESTATE SALES DENNEYS ESTATE SALES(813) 477-1793www.denneysestatesales.com The Price is Right!Se Habla Espaol Dealer in Gold & Silver Coins Domestic & ForeignBUYING SILVER COINSPaying depending on the market at time of purchaseAPPRAISALS GIVEN Paying Higher than Hotel/Motel BuyersWatch out for Counterfeit Coinsnow being sold & circulated in this area.Call for private consultation or appointment. All transactions are strictly condential.(813) 634-3816Cell (813) 503-4189Your local dealer for over 20 years Sun City Center COINS 360 GOLF CARTSGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. R onnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515390 MISC. FOR SALEFor Sale 1930 model A Ford Roaster. 50 model airplane engines. (2) sail MARINE400 410 BOATS18ft Bass T racker Pontoon boat, with motor & trailer. $6,500 obo. 614-506-7746, SCC resident.425 SLIPS OR STORAGES outh Bay RV & Boat S torage. Specializing in outside storage for RV s, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 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, 813-6901836, 813-849-1469, TRANSPORTATION450 458 PARTS & SER VICE CASH Paid on Cars! $250-$600Exp. 5/31/12 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 Your neighborhood printer. Fri. & Sat. (7-1) 1209 Bluewater Dr., SCCBamboo Soe w/Chairs, Love Seat, Queen & Twn Bedroom Suites, Dining Room Suite w/6 Chairs, Rocking Chairs, Recliners, Noritake China, Patio niture, Desk w/Chair, TVs, Entertainment Center, Swivel Rockers, Bookcases, Bar Stools, File Cabinet, Card Table w/Chairs, Jewelry, Household, Kitchen and Misc. 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MAY 24, 2012 THE SHOPPER RENTA ALS600 PROF. SERVICES650 REAAL ESTA A TE500 SERVICES700 Say you saw it in the Observer News CALL (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 88 Years 1924 2012. Donate your old functioning cell phones and drop off at our office for use by the "Victims Assistance Program."CALL US FOR ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS........645-3211(Evening phone numbers) Judy Erickson.....................468-0288 Claire Tort...........................363-7250 Kay Pye..............................361-3672 Cathy Griggs.....................391-8653 Christine Nethers..................260-6335 Roxanne Westbrook...............748-2201 Jo Ellen Mobley.....................645-1540 LaRae Regis...........................633-8318 Joanie Cooper........................480-2428 YOU DEMAND, WE SUPPLY. If youve been waiting for a bayside condo with exceptional price, views, and peaceful environment, its just been listed. Great 2BR/2BA at Bahia Beach comes furnished and with some upgrades. Close to pool, restaurant, playground, beach, outdoor grill. Only $159,900 CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 FEELING LUCKY? Bet you cant insult these sellers with ridiculous offer. If you cant personally use for commercial zoning, maybe you can find a tenant who can. If youre currently renting a commercial property yourself, compare costs of owning versus renting. Nice block building on busy Shell Point Rd once used for plumbing business. $89,900 CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 TIME TO SIMPLIFY? Let someone else worry about maintenance, security, repairs, etc. when you buy this excellent 1BR/1.5BA condo in Kings Point. Nicely furnished, KPW, so many amenities. Full or part time enjoyment. Owner may even consider holding a mortgage. $29,500 CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 2 HOMES ON 1.39 ACRES ON THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER and a freshwater pond. 4BR/3BA home (2380 sq. ft) and a 1BR/1.5BA with 1731 sq. ft. and a boathouse. $299,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 NEED SPACE FOR YOUR 65 BOAT? This townhouse at Bahia Beach offers just that as well as beautiful sunrises and the fun of watching the manatees and birds play. 2BR/2BA completely re-done including painting and new carpet. Only 9 units in this cozy community and only townhomes with private docks. Balcony and sundeck. Corner unit on a cul-de-sac. $219,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. VERY NICE 70x108 lot on a nice pond in beautiful Bimini Bay. Ready to build your dream home and choose your own builder. $69,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 5 ACRES WITH EASY ACCESS TO I-75. Perfect for Landscape/Nursery business. Property complete with irrigation & commercial grade well. 2000 sq. ft. metal building & an 1800 sq. ft. gutted home & shop. Reduced $374,900 KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 for details. EXCITING PRICE REDUCTION FOR WATERFRONT!! $259,900 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 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! This 1.42 acres is close but not too close to shopping, churches, schools, restaurants, and more! With residential single family zoning, a corner lot on a dead-end street and public utilities available, the possibilities are endless. Four single lots make up this acreage so you could possibly build four homes instead of just one! Asking $60,000. Call today! CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 BEAUTIFUL CLEARED LAND IN RUSKIN: 4.66 Acres, zoned AS-1, right in town, close to main Hwy. and new subdivisions. Ideal estate for your dream home, or little farm, and/or great investment for future development. Offered at $125,000. CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 1 ACRE LOTS, FACING NATURE PRESERVE, RUSKIN: Cleared, zoned for house or mobile-home, these 2 adjacent lots offer great privacy, and elbow room for your family. Each lot offered at $44,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 MODERN AND SPACIOUS MANUFACTURED HOME ON ACRE CORNER LOT: 3BR/2BA, split plan, huge MBR & MBA, walk-in closet, and a fabulous large kitchen with lots of cabinets, island, and pantry. Fireplace in living-rm, inside utility, 2-car carport, shed, and detached boat/RV port. Priced under assessed value at $86,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRICE REDUCED!! PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Great location for many business uses close to 1 acre 200x200 with easy access to 41 and lots of room for parking. Fenced, 2 roll-up doors & loading dock, this building would make a great office/showroom with room for either storage or workshop. $440,000!! CALL CATHY GRIGGS 511 HoOUsesSES ForOR SAleLEPrice Reduced 9617 Greatly kept, walk-in-closets in both BRs, bright open living area, modern kitchen, large inside utility, enclosed lanai, and a fabulous attached workshop/shed at end of carport. Close to golf course, no HOA fees. Large MBR & MBA, L shaped living/dining room with built-in china cabinet, glass enclosed addition, carport, utility shed. 2BR/1.5BA, split plan, large screened porch, double roof, utility shed, carport, 4-years-new CHA. Nice own lot, no HOA fees, not in flood zone. Claire TortCELL:(813) 363-7250 610 WAterfront TERFRONT RentENT AlsLS 611 HoOUsesSES forFOR rentRENT 612 Apts APTS. forFOR RentENT One Bedroom AApt. 621 PlLAcesCES toTO ShHAreRE Wanted Housemate 630 M.H. RentENT AlsLS For Rent: Clean Mobile Homes With A A/C. 813-677-1086646 WArehoREHOUseSE SpP AceCE 651 BooOOKKeepinEEPINGQuickBooks 663 CompOMPUterTERI o R Services 680 ADUltLT /chilCHILD cCAreRE 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 ADUltLT/chilCHILD cCAreRE 704 JUnNK RemovEMOV AlL 705 CleLEAninNINGRons Cleaning Service 813-846-7629 Flat rate $75, full clean 708 MoversOVERS 710 LAwn WN CAreREBills Lawn Service Shaws Lawn Service 3376 710 lLAwn WN cCAreRE B&S Lawn Care, Inc. M & C Mower Repair. 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28 MAY 24, 2012 Try our new8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. p.p. Treatment Options for Back PainPresented by Dr. Larry Fishman, NeurosurgeonMany Americans suer daily with back pain. Learn what the causes are and what you can do to treat back pain.June 6th, 12:00 1:00 p.m. United Methodist Church 1210 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573 (Next to South Bay Hospital) Fr ee lunc h and giveaway s prov ided t o all att endees. T o r egist er f or the semin ars, c all 1-8 88-685-1595. Di ne with the Doctor Four East Bay athletes sign scholarshipsFour East Bay seniors and members of the schools Indians girls soccer team signed scholarships on Thursday to further both their education and participation in collegiate sports. From left, Jennifer Sickles signed with Mount Olive College in Durham, North Carolina; Gabrielle Watson signed with Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia; Rachel LoBrutto signed with Warner University in Lakes Wales, Florida; and Isabel Vazquez signed with Iowa Central Community College in Storm Lake, Iowa. Below, the athletes pose with their teammates and coaches.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS Remember our fallen heroes this Memorial Day. Thank a vet for their service!