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www.ObserverNews.netJune 21, 2012 Volume 56 Number 22THE OBSERVER NEWS Elaborate costumes and exotic-looking weapons flooded downtown Tampa last weekend...page 15. Righting a tipped over boat was one of the fundamentals taught at TSS Youth Sailing Class...page 10. SCCCA acquires property with foreclosure on lien for non-payment of dues...page 5. PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8INSIDE:By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netOn Saturday, June 16, the Rosa Fiorelli Winery, located east of Bradenton, hosted a familyfriendly harvest festival, with a portion of the proceeds slated to benefit the American Red Cross of Southwest Florida. The event included offerings from area vendors, food and beverages, a grape harvest and the opportunity for visitors to stomp some grapes. Rosa and Antonio Fiorelli opened the 10-acre vineyard in 1998 after moving from Casteldaccia, Sicily. They noticed similarities to the old country in the rolling hills of the scenic Manatee County area off State Road 64, and soon rows of grapes were growing from the fertile soil and a corner of a garage was used for wine making. Since that time, the winery has expanded considerably and has won more than 100 awards in international wine competitions. The vineyard has the facilities for fermenting and bottling of their wines, as well as for wine tasting and sales. Wine tastings and tours of the vineyard are offered on weekdays, except for Tuesday, and on weekends. There is a pavilion for large gatherings and corporate events of up to 150 people. Free wine tastings are open Local winery invites guests to stomp some grapesMITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOSee WINERY, page 2 By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.netSOUTH COUNTY For years Ive heard residents say there arent any beaches in South County anymore. That development has taken away all the free swimming opportunities that used to be afforded along the bay in places like Ruskin, Apollo Beach and Gibsonton. Not true. In a search for places to walk on the beach, lie in the sand, and even swim in salty water without cutting my feet on rocks or shells, I checked out some areas that make taking the grandkids swimming a whole lot easier than driving to Gulf beaches in Bradenton or St. Pete. There really are still places where people can enjoy the beach experience for free, and another two very different kinds of swimming, at a very low cost. E.G. Simmons Park, located three miles north of Ruskin off 19th Avenue, is 258 acres of native mangroves and open land areas with an additional 200 acres of mangrove swamp that is preserved as a bird and wildlife sanctuary. The public areas have waterways for fishing; a fullyequipped playground; boat launches; barbecue facilities, many shaded areas and plenty of restrooms. Best of all, there is a beautiful sandy beach and a marked swimming area which has a lifeguard in the summer. Until last summer, there was no cost to the public for entry at E.G. Simmons and it is still a cheap deal: $2 entry for up to 8 persons in a car and an additional $1 per person after that. (There are special permits for wounded veterans and their families and the military and other special circumstances and passes people may check out at the park.) But even $2 isnt free and neither is Lithia Springs Park, a beautiful old Florida rustic spring located at 3932 Lithia Springs Road just northeast of Balm-Riverview, where you pay $2 to swim, picnic, or walk the many woodland trails. This story promised to show Water water everywhere...and most of it is free! PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOThis is a small portion of the public part of Bahia Beach at Ruskin !s Little Harbor near the Sunset Grill.See WATER, WATER, page 2New districts means new precincts, polling places for local voters By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.netIn keeping with new district boundaries, Hillsborough officials are instituting precinct changes that will affect some South County voters in the upcoming 2012 elections. Those changes, involving both new polling places and new precinct numbers, will impact principally the primary and general election voters south of Ruskin and in Gibsonton. From the regional perspective, however, most precincts and polling places within them across the South County are to remain unchanged. And, all registered voters soon will receive new official voter information cards, beginning in the coming week. These, in a nutshell, were the pertinent announcements made by managers in Hillsboroughs Supervisor of Elections last week when Dr. Earl Lennard and his staff reviewed countywide alterations driven by the decennial census changes for news media representatives and poll workers. The biggest change, in terms of numbers, is to transpire in connection with precinct numbers 900, 902, 903, 912 and 948 in the Sun City, Sundance and Cockroach Bay areas south of the Little Manatee River. The 693 registered voters formerly in Precinct 902 and accustomed to marking their ballots on election day at Southside Baptist Church are to join Precincts 912 and 948, with 912 continuing to vote at the church while the 948 polling place becomes Chulavista Landings. Similarly, the five registered voters in Precinct 900 who have been going to the church on election day will continue to do so, but will now be part of Precinct 912. So will the single voter in Precinct 903 who also will continue to mark ballots at the church, but as part of 912. The ranks of Precinct 912 also are to be swelled by the 1010 voters who formerly voted at the Elks Lodge on U.S. 41 in Ruskin and beginning in the upcoming elections will be joining the rest of 912 at Southside Baptist Church. The Gibsonton area change involves Precincts 960 and 945. The 118 registered voters who have been calling the Lake Fantasia Community Center in Precinct 960 their polling place will become Precinct 945 using the First Baptist Church of See POLLING CHANGES, page 3 Get your legs back on course by visiting us for a FREE Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or FREE Educational Consultation Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Call us for an appointment today! 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4 JUNE 21, 2012 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. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/12 CR39CONTACTS 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: United Healthcare, EyeMed, VBA, Spectra, Humana, Freedom, VCP, Advantica, Optimum, Davis Vision and many moreVision insurance for employees of Hillsborough County, Media General, Publix, Citigroup, Verizon, FedEX, Ford, and many more. THE 2010 McMullen Rd. SCC PlazaPLAZA 7 $ 99 $ 149$99 $ 99*with purchase of complete pair of Prescription Glasses Expires 6/30/12 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/12 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/12 CR39FREE* FREE* 210 Woodland Estates S.W. Ruskin, FL 33570813-645-3111Fax: 813-645-4118www.ObserverNews.netPublished Every Thursday by M&M Printing Co., Inc. 645-4048EDITORIAL:Brenda Knowles ............Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen .................Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Melody Jameson ......Contributing Writer mj@observernews.netAll press releases, news articles and photos may be emailed to news@ observernews.net, faxed to 645-4118, or mailed to Observer News, 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW, Ruskin, FL 33570SALES:Vilma Stillwell ...Display Advertising Rep. vilma@observernews.net Nan Kirk ...........Display Advertising Rep. nan@observernews.netFor current rates and circulation information visit our website at www.ObserverNews.netCLASSIFIED / CIRCULATION:Beverly Kay......... Classied / Circulation beverly@observernews.netPRODUCTION:Jason Martin .........Graphic Arts / Layout jason@observernews.net Chere Simmons ....Graphic Arts / Layout chere@observernews.net Sue Sloan .............Composition / Layout sue@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necesssarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Riverview Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc.We Accept: Audited by: Award-Winning Newspapers For many people, the great American dream is to go into business for themselves. During the s, Johnny Paycheck shouted from every jukebox, Take this job and shove it. I aint working here no more. Well, I took Johnnys advice literally and went into business for myself in the s. It was one of the best decisions Ive ever made. There have been both lean times and fat times; but in retrospect, theyve all been good times. If you are thinking about going into business for yourself, here are some things you might want to consider. What could you do every day for the rest of your life and look forward to getting up in the morning and doing it? Make a list of all the things you would like to do and are qualified to do. That doesnt mean you must be qualified now to do it, but that you could be qualified by the time the business begins. In my instance, I apprenticed myself to a training organization where I learned to develop and present effective training programs. Even during my apprenticeship, I knew I had made the right decision because on the days I had to teach, I felt the most alive. Even now, I feel that same electricity when I walk out in front of an audience. It was a good choice. Once you have made the decision to go into business, commit to it. Develop an attitude of success. Be like Cortes, who burned his boats when he reached the new world, so his army had no choice but to go forward. Starting your own business is no place for the By William Hodges fainthearted. It requires long hours and an all-out commitment to succeed. If you leave yourself an escape hatch, it is likely you will find need to use it. The resources committed to the escape hatch might be just those that would put you over the top. Have a blueprint for success. If you dont have a solid picture of what you are building committed to paper, you may start to build and then lose your way. Most banks will require a business plan before they will make any loans. You should be just as careful with your money. Build a plan before you sink your hard-earned capital into it. One need not attend college to build a business plan. Most vocational schools offer courses in small business development and management. Marketing your business will be the initial key to its success. Look into how other people in your field are marketing their services. Look for new and innovative ways to get your message across. Emerson said, If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mouse trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. The truth is that unless the man advertises his mouse trap, he will sit alone in the woods. If marketing is the key to early success, then good business ethics are the key to long-term survival. It is important to be sure you give value for whatever price you charge. For my company, we adopted the slogan underpromise and over-produce very early. Living by that statement has worked well for us, and I promise if you will under-promise and over-produce, there will always be enough business as long as the fee is reasonable. Yes, having your own business can be the great American dream or your worst nightmare, depending upon how you approach it. But if you are doing something you love, earning a reasonable wage from it, providing a service to others, and feeling a sense of satisfaction, you are doing it right. 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.comThe Great American dream Uncork your travel dreams Great wine destinations featuring AAA Travel and AAA Member Choice Vacations will be discussed at the following locations. Enjoy wines and cheese from around the world. There will also be door prizes. Wednesday, June 27 2 p.m. Payant Financial Plaza 1653 Sun City Center Plaza, SCC Wednesday, June 27 6:30 p.m. South Shore Falls Community Clubhouse 5831 Cascade Falls Dr., Apollo BeachRSVP online at www.AAA.com/SunCityCenter or call (813) 633-4880. Patriotic songs featuredThe 40-piece Sarasota Concert Band will perform Victory Celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 1 at the Community Hall in Sun City Center. The concert will include Songs of American Revolution, John Williams Liberty Fanfare, and Victory at Sea by Richard Rodgers. Enjoy Dave Downer, and a heartwarming patriotic sing-a-long. This event is open to the public. Tickets are $18 per person and include a free CD with purchase. For more information, call (813) 642-2001.Tampa 912 Chapter to meetThe Tampa 912 South Shore Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 25 at Century 21 Beggins Real Estate Building, 6542 U.S. Hwy. 41 N., Apollo Beach. The guest speaker is Joe Arnold, candidate for Federal House District 17. District 17 includes the area south of the Alafia River and east of I-75. For more information, call (813) 601-0302.

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6 JUNE 21, 2012 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, June 21 Bar Bingo at 6 p.m. Friday, June 22 Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Music by Del & Gary from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 23 Music by Soul R Coaster from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, June 24 Fire in the Hole from 1 to 4 p.m. Music by Soul R Coaster from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 25 Open. Tuesday, June 26 Games in Lounge from 1 to 5 p.m. Kitchen open from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 Open. 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. For the second year, the FIT SOBAC Endowment has awarded scholarships to a graduate student studying air and water quality at the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems, College of Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology. George Maul, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head cheerfully agreed to make the trip across the Florida peninsula from Melbourne, FL again this year to introduce the recipients Jayden Roberts 2011 and Holly Sweat 2012. Each put together a PowerPoint presentation on their thesis project that was presented at the luncheon. The projected scholarship amount is about $1200, dependent on the endowments earnings. The Save Our Air Bay and Canals non-profit disbanded in 2006 and donated the remaining treasury funds of $21,000 to FIT by setting up an endowment in SOBACs name. The scholarship recipients are to be graduate students of the Marine and Environmental Systems Department who are studying air and water quality. Fundraising helped to bring the endowment up to the minimum $25,000 by 2009. When this requirement was met, the endowment accumulated interest on the principle for a year and the first scholarship was awarded in 2011. If you care to make a donation to the FIT SOBAC Endowment, make check is payable to: The FIT Save Our Bay Air and Canals/ Waters (SOBAC) Endowed Fellowship Fund and mail it to Florida Institute of Technology Office of Development Attn: Gretchen A. Sauerman Manager, Founda-SOBACs (Save Our Bay, Air and Canals) friends met and greeted FIT SOBAC Scholarship Recipients. Standing, left to right: Mike and Ginger Hyde, John Evon, Dominick Gebbia (a former President), Sue and Jack Hunt, Marlene Hall, Tina Speller, Dave Johnson and Jeanette Doyle (event organizer). Seated: Barbara Allaert, Florida Institute of Technology Marine Science graduate students: Holly Sweat and Jayden Roberts, 2012 recipents of the FIT SOBAC Scholarship; Barbara and Carl Murphy. Air and water quality students meet scholarship benefactorstion Relations 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901. This non-profit was organized in 1999 by concerned area citizens when they learned of the government plans to place the largest desalination plant in western hemisphere on the fragile Tampa Bay Estuary and partnered with the aging TECO coal burning utility at Apollo Beach. SOBAC raised funds and hired an environmental and land use attorney, Ralph Brooks from Ft. Meyers. The members researched the local water issue, hired their own experts and took their challenge to court. They challenged the science used by decision makers to justify their actions. Because of this challenge, though not winning, SOBACs testimony influenced the hearing master who ruled environmental safe guards were necessary: permitting wastement material to county sewers and landfills instead of dumping in bay water, creating a baseline for water and air quality, water monitoring devices in bay waters around the TECO Utility and the Desalination Plants measuring and monitoring water temperature, salinity levels and dissolve oxygen levels, etc. In 2002, SOBAC was awarded the Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award by the Hillsborough County Commissioners for showing moral courage confronting the desalination plant construction project, related water issues and promoting the protection of water and air quality in the region. It is the hope of past members of the SOBAC organization that the FIT DMES graduate students, receiving their Florida Institute of Technology Marine Sciences Advanced Degree, will follow a career to make a difference improving and sustaining our countrys air and water quality. Thus, their influence promotes both nationwide and worldwide sustainable standards and management. Hillsborough County 4-H Summer Camps begin June 25From robotics to food chemistry and inventions to dinosaurs, Hillsborough Countys 4-H clubs will hold four different types of summer camps specially designed for children in grades 1 to 5. Each fun-filled camp will offer kids the opportunity to explore and have different experiences in the world of science. Cooking Up Science Camp July 9-13 8 a.m. to noon. $25 per child. This camp involves exploring basic biology, chemistry and physics using common items from the kitchen. Campers will make rock candy, mix up cornstarch goo, and extract iron from their morning cereal. This camp is suggested for kids entering grades 3-6. An Unfortunate Camp July 23-27 8 a.m. to noon. $25 per child. An unfortunate camp is actually a week of fun, hands-on activities that teach basic science principles. Campers will explore the science behind inventions, study reptiles and create interesting projects, learning through exploration and experimentation. This camp is based on A Series of Unfortunate Events books and it is for kids entering grades 3-5. Dinosaur Camp July 30-Aug. 3 8 a.m. to noon $30 per child. Go back in time millions of years to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Campers will explore fossils left behind, learn about paleontologists, dig up dinosaur bones and more! This camp is suggested for kids entering grades 1-2. Camps are located at the Hillsborough County Extension Service office at 5339 C.R. 579 in Seffner. To register, visit http://hillsborough4h.eventbrite.com. Payment is due first day of camp. Checks should be made out to Hillsborough County 4-H Youth Foundation. For questions about any of these camps, call the Hillsborough County 4-H Office at (813) 744-5519. The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (EPC) is pleased to announce they have added an electric vehicle, a Chevy Volt, to the Countys fleet. EPC also uses a Honda Civic fueled on compressed natural gas as a part of their alternative fuel vehicles program. In total the EPC and the departments under the Board of County Commissioners, now operate 17 earliermodel hybrid vehicles for every day use. EPCs use of alternative fuel vehicles allows the County to test their practicality for expanded use in the fleet. It also allows the Agency to use these cleaner running vehicles to educate the public during outreach events. Pollution related to transportation is a major factor in the Tampa Bay areas air quality and using cleaner fuels can help improve the regions environment. Six months ago, Hillsborough County government installed its first public access electric car charging station using a federal grant. The County now runs six electric car charging stations at five locations, with one more on the way. Electric vehicle drivers can use any of them to charge up their cars FREE of charge! So far, electric vehicle drivers have used these stations to charge up with 1,576.2 kilowatt-hours. In total, thats enough power (for some electric vehicle models) to drive more than 4,600 miles! This has come at a cost of just $142.58 to Hillsborough County. Hillsborough County-Owned Electric Car Charging Station Locations: Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico Two at the County Center Public Parking Garage (aka Pierce Street Garage) at 319 N. Pierce St. in Tampa Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, 3629 Queen Palm Drive in Tampa Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W. Bearss Ave. in Tampa Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S. Manhattan Ave. in Tampa Plant City Courthouse, 301 North Michigan Ave. in Plant City (coming soon) There is no cost to electric vehicle drivers to get a charge at County-owned electric car charging stations; they will only be required to pay the existing parking rate (if applicable) at the given locations. Each station can charge electric vehicles from all major car makers. The charging stations are connected to an online network that allows drivers to use their computer or smartphone to locate stations nationwide, see which are in use, and find out what service fee may apply. This electric car charging station effort, led by Commissioner Mark Sharpe, District 7 Countywide, helps to expand the electric car charging infrastructure in the Tampa Bay area in support of consumers who want to invest in cleaner and cheaper energy transportation alternatives. There are approximately 100 electric car charging stations in the Tampa Bay area, and the number is on the rise, making it easier than ever for electric car drivers to get out and about. Background: In June, 2011, the County Commission approved participation in a two-year Department of Energy grant opportunity to install the ChargePoint electric car charging stations, which were provided to the County free of charge. At the end of the grant period, Commissioners can decide if they will keep the units and pay for their maintenance and their connection to the nationwide charging station network, as well as whether there will be a service fee to charge up at the stations. The grant program is part of Coulomb Technologies expansion of its $37 million ChargePoint America initiative to more U.S. cities. As a result, electric car charging stations are being installed throughout Florida and the Tampa Bay area. The ChargePoint America program is part of a $15 million grant administered by the Department of Energy and funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the Transportation Electrification Initiative. For more information, contact Margaret Rush, Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, at (813) 6272600 ext. 1289.Hillsborough County charges up County provides summer food busHillsborough County Public Schools would like to spread the word in advance that Student Nutrition Services (SNS) is launching a new initiative a food bus to feed the countys migrant community this summer. Two district school buses will deliver meals into neighborhoods Monday through Thursday, from June 11 through August 9. SNS will set up a canopy next to the school bus to serve meals and children can eat on the bus. This initiative provides nutritionally balanced meals to children regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender or national origin during the summer vacation when school breakfast and lunch are not available. All children 18 years old and younger are eligible.

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JUNE 21, 2012 5Community Association forecloses on members property By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.netSUN CITY CENTER For the first time, the Community Association here has taken title to a residential property as part of ongoing efforts to recover unpaid membership dues. The CA leadership, however, has not made a determination about use or disposition of the home and, from the legal perspective, stands behind a mortgage lender heavily invested in the site. This first takeover of a SCC house and lot when all other endeavors to collect back dues have failed was set in motion about a year ago when a foreclosure action was initiated by a real estate attorney at the CA Boards direction, Ed Barnes, president, said this week. The court-ordered Certificate of Title was received last month, he added. The property is located on the communitys north side and the two-bedroom, two-bath, concrete block house is among those built during the communitys first decade. Barnes did not specify the property address or name the absentee owner. The house has been vacant for several years, he noted. The foreclosure was preceded by multiple attempts to bring the owners membership dues account current as the CA undertook a community-wide campaign two years ago to collect accumulating unpaid fees, Barnes said. In such cases, notice after notice is provided to a homeowner advising of the unpaid balance due, of options available if financial hardship is a factor and of the eventual possible consequences if a FLORIDA REALTY View thousands of Florida listings at www.PrudentialFloridaRealty.com OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. noon to 5 p.m.. An independently owned and operated member of The Prudential Real Estate Afliates, Inc. Prudential is a service mark of The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Equal Housing OpportunityFLORIDA | HOME FINANCE GROUPan afliate of WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE FLORIDA | TITLE & GUARANTEEFLORIDA | HOME & GENERAL LINES INSURANCE 201 Bedford St. 86 .............$17,900 202 Bedford St C67 ...........$18,000 202 Bedford St C60 ..........$22,000 1811 Bedford Ln #145 $24,500 2243 Grenadier #157 ..........$31,400 401 B Faraday Trl ..............$46,900 2502 Lambdin Dr ..............$49,900 1812 Foxhunt Dr #A .........$59,900 2110 N Halcyon Dr ...........$69,900 2413 Lancaster Dr ..............$72,000 2223 Ivan Ct .......................$84,500 2412 New Haven CR .........$84,500 839 Tremont Greens ...........$99,500 728 Masterpiece ...............$100,000 1318 Leland Dr ................$105,000 2066 Inverness Grns ........$128,300 2059 Inverness Grns ........$129,900 1918 Acadia Greens .........$134,500 2323 Brookeld Grns ...... $205,000 1947 Acadia Greens ........ $210,000 2289 Sield Greens ......... $239,500 1804 Ft. Duquesna Dr ......$109,900 1214 Hacienda Dr ............$109,900 1604 N Pebble Beach .......$125,000 344 Northway Dr .............$139,900 3302 River Estates ......... $132,900 KINGS POINT KINGS POINT SUN CITY CENTER SUN CITY CENTER OTHER AREAS We Now Have a Rental Dept.1607 Brookton Greens .....$169,000 1802 Adrean Pl .................$169,000 1053 Emerald Dunes ........$175,000 1303 Crystal Greens .........$252,500 dues matter is not addressed. If these efforts do not produce a workable response, the CA then files a formal lien against the property, establishing its legal claim for non-payment of past due fees as required by one or more covenants previously made part of the property deed. The last resort is a foreclosure action to satisfy and settle the unpaid dues balance. In the present instance, the unpaid balance and legal fees total more than $5,600, Barnes added. CA membership dues gradually have increased over the years and now are $263 per member, per year. Although the CA now holds certain legal rights to the property under its Certificate of Title, that title does not, for example, allow for selling the house and lot to another owner, Barnes noted. Plus, a lender holds a mortgage on the site for substantially more than $100,000, along with the property deed, he added. Given this situation, Barnes said the CA leadership will contact the lender to suggest it make use of the tax advantages it could capture by donating the property as is to the CA, a not-for-profit entity in good standing under section 501(c) 3 of the federal IRS code. Such a choice by the lender would relieve it of further responsibility for maintenance, of mortgage collection efforts or of the added expenses accruing from a foreclosure action on its mortgage, plus give the lender the significant tax advantage of a substantial charitable contribution. And, if the unencumbered property deed were to be conveyed to the CA, Barnes said the organization well might opt simply to sell the house to an eligible buyer in order to recover the back dues owed and the related collection expenses. Additional monies resulting from a sale would be applied to the community amenities, the CAs first responsibility, the president said. If, however, the lender is unwilling to relinquish its interest in the property at this time, Barnes said the board will look into renting the house to an eligible tenant in the short term. The house is structurally sound and actually would require only cosmetic attention to make it desirable, he estimated. A reasonable rental rate could satisfy the unpaid dues balance and the involved expenses in about a year the same length of time the lender might need to accomplish its foreclosure. Asked if the property could be converted to business office use or for badly needed club space, Barnes pointed out it is not contiguous to any existing amenities and is not suited to office use, in part because of location within a long established residential neighborhood. The property may be the first claimed by the CA for nonpayment of dues, but it may not be the last, Barnes indicated. This week the combined total due the CA in unpaid membership fees stood at $126,000, he said, and there is another similar situation among the top 10 defaulting homeowners owing $2,000 or more that could become the next foreclosure. Sun City Centers numerous amenities including more than 100 clubs and various activity venues from swimming pools to performance theaters are supported by the communitys association dues. This array of We take dues paying very seriously and we must enforce the restrictive covenants that our homeowners accepted when they purchased their properties. Ed Barnesamenities surpasses those in any other area retirement center, Barnes asserted, yet are available to residents whose annual membership fee is less than in other communities. We take dues paying very seriously, he added, and we must enforce the restrictive covenants that our homeowners accepted when they purchased their properties.Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonCommunity Foundation of SCC makes a differenceThe Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center has awarded a 10,000 grant to The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center for ongoing funding of Project Tooth, a ministry reaching out to children in local schools in need of dental care. Last year 1,200 children received education in dental hygiene and vouchers for dental treatment at Sun Coast Dental Centers. Project Tooth plans for 2012-13 include increasing the children served to 1,500 and supporting the A Smile Every Mile dental bus at the Good Samaritan Mission Back-To-School event. A student who had suffered dental pain for months stated, You have saved my life. Once again, members of the Community Foundation have united with generous spirit to make a difference in Sun City Center and South Hillsborough County. Project Tooth produces healthy, happy smiles. For more information call 813-634-2539 or visit www.sccumc.com.

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8 JUNE 21, 2012 else you want to communicate. Usually no more than a few pages, the process of writing an ethical will can actually be quite satisfying. But be careful that you dont contradict any aspects of your legal will or estate plan. And, if youre having trouble with the writing, there are professional ethical will writers you can hire to help you, or you can speak your wishes into a voice recorder or have someone video record you. Where to Start To craft an ethical will, start by jotting down some notes about whats really important to you and what you want your loved ones to know. Take your time, and remember that youre not trying to write for the Pulitzer Prize. The letter is a gift of yourself, written for those you love. After youve gathered your thoughts you can start drafting your letter. You can also revise or rewrite it anytime you want. And for safekeeping, keep your ethical will with your other legal documents in a secure location but be sure your executor has access to it. A safe-deposit box or fireproof filing cabinet or safe in your home is a good choice. Get Help If you need some help, there are lots of resources available like ethicalwill.com which offers practical information, examples of ethical wills, and lots of materials you can purchase to help you put one together, including the second edition of Ethical Wills: Putting Your Values on Paper by Barry Baines, M.D for $16. Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about ethical wills? My wife and I had to make some minor adjustments to our legal will last month, and our attorney suggested we create an ethical will as a way to explain our intentions and express our thoughts and feelings. We are interested in doing this but could use some help. What can you tell me? Planning Ahead Dear Planning, An ethical will can be a valuable complement to your legal will, as well as a wonderful gift to your family or other loved ones. Heres what you should know along with some tips to help you make one. Ethical Wills Unlike a last will and testament, which tells your loved ones (and the legal world) what you want them to have, an ethical will (which is not a legal document) tells them what you want them to know. With an ethical will, you can share with your loved ones your feelings, wishes, regrets, gratitude and advice, as well as explain the elements in your legal will, give information about the money and possessions youre passing on, and anything By Jim Miller How to Create an Ethical Will THE SAVVY SENIORAnother good resource is Personal Legacy Advisors (personallegacyadvisors.com), a company that offers coaching, editing, writing and/or audio or video recording ethical wills. Prices will vary depending on the services you choose. They also sell a do-ityourself guidebook The Wealth of Your Life: A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Your Ethical Will by Susan Turnbull for $20. You can also find help through the Association of Personal Historians. This is a trade association that offers a nationwide directory of professionals who can help you create an ethical will, memoir or a personal history. Visit personalhistorians. org to find help in your area. You also need to know that many people choose to share their ethical will with their family and friends while theyre still living so they can enjoy their reactions, while others think it should be read after their death. Its up to you. 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. Pride -Some boaters simply want to take pride in their ability to handle all situations on the water. Respect -If youve ever been challenged by sudden changes in water and weather then you have learned some measure of respect for what knowledge and preparation can do in difficult situations. Consistency -Everyone likes to dock a boat perfectly every time. We know this is unlikely. More important is the ability to dock the boat in the same condition as when you went out, complete with the same number of healthy passengers with all their appendages and digits. Fear -Do fear ignorance. Do fear not knowing what to do. Love -Can you save your children? Your spouse? Do you know what to do when that following sea comes up on your transom; and when youre taking on water? Headlines -Safe boaters dont want to be in the headlines, unless youre the boater who saved the other boat. Interest -In things nautical. Fishing. Weather. Wind. Knots. Navigation. Docking. Flotilla 75 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering a basic boating safety course on July 5, 12 and 19th at Tampa Sailing Squadron in Apollo Beach. The seminars are held in three manageable segments of 3 hours each over a 2-week period. About Boating Safely is a beginner boating course that can save boaters money, increase skill confidence and make for relaxing and safe boating excursions. The three consecutive sessions will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings on July 5, 12 and 19 overlooking the water at Tampa Sailing Squadron. The first two sessions are instructional and the third session for reviewing and testing. About Boating Safely will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. card. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts to boaters who successfully complete this course. More importantly, the course will make you a more knowledgeable and more confident boat operator. Cost is $40 and includes the ABS book, a lifetime reference manual. For more information and reservations, call Guy Mandigo at (813) 641-2488.Why boaters take safe boating classes Connect with other professionalsBecome known as a powerful resource for others. When you are known as a strong resource, people remember to turn to you for suggestions, ideas, names of other people, etc. This keeps you visible and in their thought processes which makes you the first person they will refer to when the opportunity arises! Connect with other professionals every Friday morning from 7:30 to 9 a.m. for this FREE networking event at Sun Towers Retirement Community where you will have the time to make that close contact! Sun Towers is located at 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573. For more information, call (813) 634-3347.

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JUNE 21, 2012 9 SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY15816 Beth Shields Way Ruskin 33573 Kids Program/Event Highlights June 21-27Family Story Time Thursday, June 21 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. Stuffed Animal Slumber Party! Saturday, June 23 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For children ages 4-10. Friday, bring your stuffed friend to the Library any time before 6 p.m. and leave them overnight where they will enjoy a slumber party with other stuffed friends. On Saturday, come back at 10:30 a.m. for stories, a picture review of all the activities your stuffed friend did overnight, and a special craft project! Registration is required. Ask at the Information Desk or call 273-3652. Parents -please make sure your little one can do without their stuffed friend overnight! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Library. Cosplay Ball Saturday, June 23 6 to 10 p.m. Come dressed as a popular Anime or Manga character for a night of Anime-themed fun, music, games, and prizes. There will be a special contest for the best costume. Advance tickets are available and ticketholders are entered into a special raffle contest. Funding for this program provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Library. Pee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Monday, June 25 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Pee Wee Artists, 3-6 years, will join our art instructor for a fun morning creating an art project to take home. Limit 15. Adult must be present. Registration required at the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Baby Time Monday, June 25 1:35 to 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 10:05 to 10:25 a.m. and 11:35 to 11:55 a.m. For children ages 0-20 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. Creative Artists: Lets Create! Monday, June 25 2 to 3 p.m. Creative Artists, 7-10 years, will join their art instructor for a fun afternoon creating an art project to take home. Limit 20. Registration required at the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Star Stories: Greek Myths Monday, June 25 7 to 7:40 p.m. For children ages 5 to 12. Katie Adams of Make Believe Theatre brings Greek myths to life with colorful shadow puppets, storytelling and audience participation. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Toddler Time Tuesday, June 26 10:05 to 10:25 a.m. and 10:35 to 10:55 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 10:35 to 10:55 a.m. 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 Tuesday, June 26 11 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 11 to 11:30 a.m. 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. Moonlight Magic Tuesday, June 26 2 to 2:45 p.m. For children ages 5 to 12. Moons glow! Stars twinkle! Planets illuminate! Explore the night skies with stories, games and activities. Groups must register in advance, call 273.3652. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Didgeridoo Down Under Wednesday, June 27 2 to 2:45 p.m. and 3:15 to 4 p.m. For children ages 5 to 12. Learn about the heart of Aboriginal Australia through this entertaining and educational music program that features the down under sound of the didgeridoo. Groups must register in advance, call 273-3652. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. The White House has named RCMAs Lourdes Villanueva as a Head Start Champion of Change in recognition of a career devoted to Head Starts goal of educating and caring for our youngest, most vulnerable children. Villanueva, 53, lives and works in Plant City as RCMAs Director of Advocacy. She is to be honored in Washington Monday, along with 10 other Head Start champions. Immokalee-based RCMA is a nonprofit corporation that operates 75 child care centers and two charter schools for Floridas rural poor. It is an acclaimed provider of child care under the federal Head Start program. Villanueva has worked for RCMA for nearly 30 years, since she became a star volunteer at her childrens child care center. Lourdes and I go way back, said Barbara Mainster, RCMAs Executive Director. Shes a living prototype of the dreams that we have for all the families we serve. Born in Mexico, Villanueva is now a U.S. citizen. She began migrating with her parents at age 11, following the harvests from Louisiana to Michigan to Florida. Every winter, Villanueva picked oranges and strawberries outside Tampa Bay. She married at 18 and began raising three children while picking strawberries. After enrolling her children with RCMA, Villanueva earned her GED, and a job at RCMA. RCMA encourages its staff members to attend college, and Villanueva eventually earned her bachelors degree. Today, Villanuevas three children also are college gradu-RCMAs Villanueva: a champion for childrenates, working in Hillsborough County businesses. As Director of Advocacy, Villanuevas duties include advocating for farm workers, involving collaborations and partnerships. She serves on the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Associations Scholarship committee. She keeps RCMAs 1,600 employees up to date on farmworker and immigration issues such as the proposed Dream Act. Recently, Villanueva persuaded a number of Hillsborough County churches to adopt migrant labor camps. Church members have visited the camps, met the families living there, and filled needs ranging from food to cancer medications. Villanueva also assembled a sequence of grants to teach farmworkers how to protect themselves and their small children from agricultural pesticides. The programs have led to the installation of outdoor sinks and racks for donated shirts at RCMA centers. These enable parents arriving from the fields to clean up and cover up before embracing their children. Lourdes cell phone is never off, Mainster said. And everyone, migrant parents from all over, know this. RCMA, meanwhile, has created its largest cluster of operations in Hillsborough County. It runs 18 child care centers and programs in southern and eastern Hillsborough, plus RCMA Wimauma Academy, an elementary-level charter school. RCMA Leadership Academy, a new middle school on the Wimauma campus, is set to open in August. LOURDES VILLANUEVAThe Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce the signing of a 20year lease agreement between the authority and NexLube Tampa, LLC, a firm that will invest some $75-80 million to develop and construct a recycling facility capable of processing up to 24 million gallons of used oil per year at the Port of Tampa. The facility, to be located on 12 acres at Pendola Point, will be the first of its kind in Florida. The lease was signed in a brief ceremony Wednesday, at the port authoritys headquarters, in Tampa, by Richard Wainio, port director and chief executive, and Monte Bell, president of NexLube LLC. Several stakeholders from regional economic development agencies attended, including key partners during the two-year process that worked closely together to bring the lease signing into fruition: Enterprise Florida, Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County. The NexLube project is expected to create hundreds of jobs during the two-year construction phase and provide 75 direct and indirect jobs over the duration of the 20-year agreement, with an additional 10 years in options. In addition, the new facility is expected to generate substantial Hillsborough County property tax revenues per year andwhen fully operationala total of $10 million in revenues to the port authority over the term of the lease. Green industries are increasingly being developed at ports across the United States, and provide a good fit for the Port of Tampa. Recycled oil will be used to produce lubricants, diesel and asphalt. In addition, oil from automobile oil changes will be reprocessed for use as motor oil that is equal or superior to retail motor oil. We are extremely pleased to partner with NexLube Tampa, on this amazing project and eager to see their business succeed. We thank the many partners who helped make this day possible, Wainio said. The Tampa Port Authority (www.tampaport.com) administers Floridas largest and one of the nations most diversified ports. Handling an array of materials from bulk and break bulk to containers and heavy lift project cargoes, the port is the largest economic engine in all of west and central Florida. For more information about NexLube Tampa, LLC, visit www. nexlubetampa.com.Port Authority signs long-term lease with oil recycling firm Vendors sought for Annual Womens Conference and ExpoNew Life Tabernacle Church, 6912 Williams Rd., Seffner is seeking Health and Wellness vendors for its annual Womens Conference and Expo to be held on Saturday, Aug. 4. The date was picked as an ideal time to enhance vendor sales as participants will already be attending the conference which begins Aug. 2. Seminars given by doctors for women from teens through seniors, women-owned businesses, community resource providers, exercise demonstrations and a mini food court are just some of the reasons that the event is always well attended. Booths are only $80 and space is limited. Discount to those who supply their own tables. For more information, email Anne Pierre at a.pierre@newlifetabernacleupc.org or call her at (813)740-1868.Floridas economy moving in the right directionGovernor Rick Scott responded to Floridas unemployment rate dropping to 8.6 percent in May 2012, down 2.3 percent since he came into office and to its lowest point since December 2008. It is clear that the work we have done to lower the cost of doing business in our state by cutting taxes and reducing regulation is giving the private sector the confidence it needs to expand, grow and add jobs. Floridas continued steady decline in unemployment shows that Florida is on the right track. I remain committed to growing private-sector jobs in our state by making Florida the No. 1 place for business so that every Floridian can have the opportunity for a job, says Governor Scott.Prepare to sail Join the Ruskin Elks on the Ruby Princess as they set sail for Princess Cay Bahamas, St. Maarten and other ports. The Ruby Princess is a beautiful cruise ship with a variety of staterooms, balconies and mini suites. The group will depart from the Ruskin Elks Lodge on a bus on Jan. 13, 2013 and travel to the Fort Lauderdale pier before setting sail to Princess Cay, St Maarten, St Thomas, Grand Turk and Caicos Islands. Staterooms start at $943, all inclusive. To reserve your place, call Howard Elkin of Discover Travels at (941) 916-9825 or (941) 628-3630. Mention that you are traveling with the South Hillsborough Elks.South Shore Felines plans benefitABC is holding a fundraiser to benefit South Shore Felines, a local non-profit cat organizations spay/neuter program from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22 at Animal Based Charities Thrift Store on 4340 S. Manhattan Ave., Tampa. All sales at the Thrift Store will be split 50/50 with the non-profit. For more information, email Info@SouthShoreFelines.org or call (813) 393-0844.

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CUPCAKECupcake is a sweet Chihuahua who was found as a stray. She is a little shy but with some sweet talking, she will wag her tail and pop up in your lap. Cupcake likes belly rubs and a good cuddle. She is pretty laid back, as well. Life seems to have been a little rough for this gal. She would love nothing more than for you to come and give her a place to call home. As part of her adoption, Cupcake will be spayed and microchipped as part of her adoption. She has been brought current on her shots and treated for heartworms. DOB: March 2, 2010 JUNE 21, 2012 11 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. Tooth Pain Dentures Dental Implants Sedation Dentistry Tooth WhiteningMichelle Halcomb, D.D.S.813-634-3396www.suncitycenterdental.com703 Del Webb Blvd. W., Suite B Sun City Center, FL 33573Lic.#6193 Lic.#9109 Lic.#11099 Lic.#15756 Lic.#D1713809 Our ofce is open:Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. to noon Crowns Bridges Partials Porcelain Veneers Cosmetic Dentistry We salute all of our men, women and Veterans of the Armed Forces! 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? SUMMER SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY15816 Beth Shields Way Ruskin 33573 Adult Program/Event Highlights June 21-27Access: Forms, Reports and Switchboards Thursday, June 21 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. Learn to create forms and reports using the data in your database. Create switchboards and dynamic drop-down menus. Previous experience with Microsoft Access is highly recommended. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Book Discussion: State of Wonder by Ann Pratchett Thursday, June 21 2 to 3:30 p.m. Award-winning New York Times -bestselling author, Patchett, returns with a provocative novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazon rainforest--a gripping adventure story and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name of discovery and love. Internet: Viruses, Spyware, Phishing Scams and More! Tuesday, June 26 12:15 to 2:30 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. On-line Genealogy Tuesday, June 26 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Begin your family history research using Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest. Word: Advanced Formatting Wednesday, June 27 10:15 a.m. Tabs, headers and footers, numbering and inserting page numbers, page borders. Previous experience with Microsoft Word is recommended. Deaf and Hearing Connection Telephone Distribution Wednesday, June 27 1 to 3 p.m. Presented by Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI). FTRI provides free specialized equipment and training to qualified Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. The equipment enables them to place and receive phone calls. Mah Jongg Club Wednesday, June 27 6:30 to 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. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Needle People Wednesday, June 27 6:30 to 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! C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273SHADOWShadow is a beautiful black domestic short hair with a pretty round face. Unfortunately his owner couldnt keep him and had to give him up for adoption. Come and see Shadow and give him a life in a forever home. He is very friendly and will tolerate being held and petted. Shadow is up to date on his shots, neutered and microchipped. Shadow deserves to be in a loving home, give him a chance to do just that. DOB: June 2, 2007 Insurance company opens in Apollo BeachGreat Florida Insurance of Apollo Beach is now open in the South Hillsborough Commerce Center on Frandorson Circle in Apollo Beach. It is a full-service insurance agency with the ability to write all types of personal and commercial insurance. They specialize in providing competitive quotes from their array of insurance carriers plus fast and friendly service. The agency is a SouthShore Chamber of Commerce and the South Shore Business Association member. Look for them on Facebook as Great Florida Insurance of Apollo Beach or on Twitter @FloridaInsChick or read their blog at www.floridainsurancechick.com. Recently, Governor Rick Scott attended the Homeless Youth Forum hosted by the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough to ceremonially sign House Bill 1351, which gives homeless youth age 16 and older the ability to request and receive their birth certificate from the state. At the forum, several formerly homeless youth discussed their efforts to avoid homelessness. Without a birth certificate, minors who are not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian cannot obtain other forms of identification, such as a Social Security card, drivers license or state identification card. Without such documentation, they face barriers that hinder their ability to recover from homelessness. By being empowered to access their own birth certificates, homeless youth are able to redirect the course of their lives, just like the young people we have heard from this morning, Governor Scott said. Their willingness to share their stories is making a difference in the lives of those who face similar challenges. During the 2010-2011 school year, Florida school districts identified 6,503 children who met the definition of an unaccompanied homeless youth, according to the Florida Department of Children and Families. Sponsored by Senator Jack Latvala, and Representatives Rich Gloriso and Jim Frishe, the bill was drafted by a group of high school students at Armwood High School in Hillsborough County. I want to commend the students who saw the barriers faced by their fellow students who were homeless and took action to get involved in our democratic process, said Governor Scott. Their work is a perfect example of how our citizens have an important voice and say in shaping our laws.Governor Scott signs legislation to help homeless youth

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12 JUNE 21, 2012Outstanding member at Curves One of our most successful members, Mary Lou Cummings, has been a member of Curves since December 2003. With over 1074 workouts at Curves facilities, she is dedicated to her workouts. Mary Lou says, Curves provides a fun, healthy way to socialize and meet new friends while getting the known healthy benefits of focused exercise. Mary Lou is active with her hobby of card making and donates many of the cards to soldiers overseas and other organizations. She volunteers at the Ruskin Library on a regular basis and served for the Friends of the Library. She is a member of Laureate Beta Pi, Beta Sigma Phi Internaitonal. Mary Lous neighbors know her as someone always willing to help in times of need. Good friend and neighbor, hard working volunteer, Mary Lou still makes time for 3 or more Curves workouts each week for exercise, fitness and fellowship. For more information, on SCC Curves, call (813) 633-9771. Neighborhood associations can now apply for mini-grants up to $2,500 for fiscal year 2013 to fund projects to improve their communities and increase civic involvement. Hillsborough Countys Office of Neighborhood Relations is accepting applications through Friday, Aug. 17 at 5 p.m. Applications for the mini-grants are available on the Countys website at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/onr/minigrant. These mini-grants support community projects in neighborhoods located in unincorporated areas of the County, and the cities of Plant City, Tampa, and Temple Terrace. Previous grant-funded projects include shrub and flower planting, subdivision entrance signs, playground equipment, neighborhood festivals, crime watch programs, websites, newsletters, and education activities. Applications will be reviewed by the Neighborhood Mini-Grant Evaluation Committee and approved by the Board of County Commissioners. Only one grant will be awarded per neighborhood association. Recipients will be notified by November 30. Completed applications may be dropped off or mailed to Office of Neighborhood Relations, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 1st Floor, Tampa, 33602, or faxed to (813) 276-2621. The Mini-Grant Program was established in 1988 by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners to improve and revitalize communities, and strengthen neighborhood associations. For more information, call ONR at (813) 272-5860.Apply now for neighborhood mini-grants The future John F. and Jackie KennedyJoyce Kennedy of Valencia Lakes, Wimauma announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of her son, John F. Kennedy, Jr. of Orlando to Jaclyn Pereira of Orlando, daughter of Debra King and Jack Pereira of Long Island, NY. John is the son of Joyce Kennedy and the late Jack Kennedy, formerly of Wellington, FL and grandson of Grace Mantel and the late Gerald Mantel of Kings Point, Sun City Center. John and Jaclyn met their final year of college while attending the University of Central Florida. Their relationship blossomed from what was once a funny thought to one day becoming John F. and Jackie Kennedy to what will now become a reality on Oct. 7, 2012. Upon graduation in 2009, John followed his passion to help people plan for their financial freedom by becoming an advisor with Mosaic Wealth Management Group in Winter Springs. Mosaic Wealth is a local firm devoted to helping their clients focus on all aspects of wealth planning. Jaclyn also went into a similar field, and is now the Finance Director with Alpha EMC, a firm dedicated to environmental and energy solutions. John proposed in a very special way. Staging a business meeting with the CEO and fellow co-workers of her office, John interrupted the meeting to take Jaclyn out to lunch and while her boss was discussing the importance of family and loved ones, John began his speech, got down on one knee and to Jaclyns surprise asked, Jaclyn Leigh Pereira, will you marry me? The wedding date is Oct. 7, 2012 with a marital mass and reception to follow in the Orlando area. Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $23................before noon$20...................after noon$18....................after 2 pm $500 OFF Any RoundIMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONSIncludes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 9/30/12Visit our New, Improved PRO SHOP1 Pier Drive, RuskinLEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DININGSteaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BAR OPEN TO THE PUBLICTuesday-Saturday 11-8 pm NOW OPEN Sunday 11-6 pm for Lunch and NFL Direct TV Sunday Ticketwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com Summer Savings OIL CHANGE$1999Up to 5 qts. Synt-Blend 5WMost cars and trucks Expires 7/15/12ALIGNMENT$6999Includes tire rotation and tire pressure.BRAKE SERVICE$9999Per axle. Replace pads, top uids, test drive. www.TotalAutomotiveServices.com We provide shuttle service and towing available upon request FREE CAR WASHwith Regular Priced Oil ChangeSat., June 23 onlyFundraiser for scholarship fund cant get health insurance or cant afford major medical. For $49.90 a month, you get access to a registered nurse on the phone 27/7/365. If you need a consultation with a Boardcertified physician or a non-narcotic prescription, its $35 (what you would pay as most copays.) Your information is stored in a HIPAA-compliant electronic medical file for future use. Oh, and did I mention the $49.90 covers the whole family? Did I also mention this is open to anyone retired, student, working or not? Call Md Plus has negotiated major discounts with over 500,000 health professionals within the United Health Group for primary care, specialist visits, hospital stays, hearing, vision, dental, chiropractic care and more. They also have discounts on prescriptions. You can enroll in person at the Chamber or at the website www. sccchamber.callmdplus.org. Is this an insurance policy? No, and it doesnt pretend to be. But a free call to an RN or a $35 consultation with a Board-certified physician at 3:00 am is a lot cheaper than a trip to the ER. There are no waiting periods and no exclusions to preexisting conditions. If this program can help you and your family, let us know. Its just another wonderful thing about living in the South Shore area!TECH TALKBy: Dana Dittmar, Executive DirectorSCC Chamber News You, Me, and BusinessOne of the best aspects of living in southeastern Hillsborough County is the incredible sense of community here. The moment a need is identified, the jungle drums spread the word to all of the local service groups and the need is met. There are so many wonderful resources out there. The problem is, very few of us know where they are. For instance, did you know the Sun City Center Area Community Foundation serves people outside of Sun City Center? Did you even know we had a Foundation? With more than $30 million invested, the Foundation uses the interest to grant money to various causes all over the area. For instance, the Foundation has approved grants for at-risk youth in Wimauma, literacy in our area schools, spay and neuter programs for C.A.R.E., and care at LifePath Hospice. They have supported women in crisis, the blind, school sports teams and teachers. At-risk kids have been allowed to go to Disney and food pantries have been filled for the hungry. Some of the funds are earmarked for very specific needs. The Mary Petro Fund will pay for food and medicine for the truly needy in Sun City Center. But most funds have looser restrictions and can go towards the arts in schools and other organizations such as Samaritan Services and the Guardian Ad Litem. Grants can only be given to groups with a 501(c)3 designation and there is a structured application process. But there is money there if we can just get the word out. On another note, The Chamber has partnered with Call Md Plus to bring some relief to those who You, Me & BusinessBy Dana Dittmar HOLIDAY DEADLINESIn observance of Independence Day, The Observer News office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4 Advertising and press release deadlines will advance as follows:Classified ads: 4 p.m., Friday, June 29 Display ads:11 a.m., Friday, June 29 News Releases: 4 p.m., Thursday, June 28

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JUNE 21, 2012 15 1/2 Lb. Angus Burger $ 6 95 Chefs SpecialSunday Brunch Dont want to miss this! Hang around for sunset! Chefs Special for Dinner 10% OFF Your Entre Purchase Early political convention?No, Metrocon!MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOSIf you happened to be in downtown Tampa this past weekend, things may have appeared even more strange than usual, what with strange looking creatures wandering around, many of whom carried large, exoticlooking weapons. No, it wasn!t a sudden political convention, it was the 10th annual Metrocon, Florida!s largest anime convention. Organizers expected up to 10,000 visitors this year, most of them elaborately dressed young people, but also more than a few parents and middle age people taking part in the fun. Anime is essentially a form of art, originating in Japan, that roughly refers to animation. For the Metrocon visitors, it allowed them to mix a little fantasy with reality for a weekend and the result was something very clearly enjoyed by all. Metrocon included a wide variety of events over the three-day convention, including a large vendor display area (trust me, stuff you can!t get at Walmart), speaker panels and the Original Anime Human Chess Match. Perhaps the best part of all was just seeing the costumes and how much fun people had showing them off. For a brief few days in downtown Tampa, fantasy definitely became reality in a good way.

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Not valid with any other 10% DISCOUNT on service or repair.EXCLUDES TIRES & SALES SPECIALS Honor All Competitors Coupons Do you remember when the snook ban started? It was after the big freeze in the year 2010. It might be lifted this year. State officials will soon meet and this matter is up to open or not to open legal catches again. Only the west coast of Florida has been closed. Snook were not killed on the east coast. It has been the talk of the waterways the past two years as those fishing daily tell me that the snook have come back in schools. They are caught and released daily. Snook have been off limits to harvest in gulf waters since the hard freeze of 2010 and anglers are waiting to hear good news that they can catch this popular sport fish again. They do not want to hear that the band has again been extended. This fish is not only fun to catch, but is a great tablefare. Tarpon like our warm weather are still stirring around and soaring high in the air at night. Why go to Boca Grande to fish for tarpon since they still are in our waters. I was told that tarpon fishing was hot this weekend on the incoming tides. It seems the tides were pushing crabs up and the tarpon were having a feast on them. This is not a tablefare fish and is only caught as a trophy, but most often a photo is snapped and the fish is released for another to catch. Trout are still in the deeper grass beds, watch for the swirls, then make your cast. Many are using live shrimp for bait and some artificial. They will take most any lure or plug. The warmer weather has brought higher tides. This has given us more fish to catch. With the high tides, the larger game fish have moved into our waterways. The tarpon have stayed around as have many dolphin, black tip shark, larger than usual snook, and redfish. Fishing could not be better.Fishing could not be betterRed snapper season is open until July 11. They have been traveling with the red grouper in about 100 feet of water. or more water depth. To the suprise of some landlubbers, snapper have migrated to private docks and those dock fishing this week were delighted with their red snapper catches. This fish loves dead bait, such as frozen shrimp, sardines, or squid. Red snapper season lasts only 40 days. Some are shocked at snapper traveling inshore, as most catches are made at least 30 miles out. Survey cards are put out by the Fish and Wildlife Commission to keep track of the red snapper. You are asked to help by reporting, where and when the red snapper were caught. Many snapper have been tagged. Flounder are not being lazy this week and are surfacing with every tide to feed. I have seen some huge flounder this week. Anglers are reporting they were fishing the tides. Dock casters were all smiles with their sheephead catches. Cast netters were enjoying mullet on their dinner tables. Freshwater anglers were having the time of their lives catching freshwater catfish. After a few pounding rain storms this past week, fishing has been great as we return to our tropical sunny days. I have noticed that when a storm is pending, there are no boat trailers at the popular Williams Park lot on Hwy. 41 N. I lost a lifelong friend this week, Setsuko Vickers, who with husband L.O. fished with me for many years. I did not hear one report or complaint this week about the fish not biting. It seems that everyone made a catch. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press.By Jonie Maschek FISH TALESPet adoption booth to be set-up in SCCFlorida Big Dog Rescue and our little dog friends will be at Pet Supermarket from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in SCC on Saturday, June 30 at 3848 Sun City Center Blvd. in the Bealls Plaza. This is in conjuntion with Pet Supermarkets Customer Appreciation Day. They will be bringing lots of small breed dogs available for adoption. If you are looking for a loving companion, stop by and see their super cute adoptables. For more information, call (813) 716-4772 or like Florida Big Dog Rescue on Facebook. Ringo and family member of volunteer staff.A local teen has been selected to attend a special summer school for future leaders and has very little time to raise $2,250 so she can get there. Amy Marchant, a 17-year-old junior at East Bay High School, has been selected to attend the JSA summer school at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. But she has very little time to raise the money to pay her room, board, travel, and other expenses. While Amy has received a scholarship to cover half the original total amount of $4,500, Amy must raise the remaining balance of $2,250 by July 2. So, this local high school leader is hitting the local service club circuit, and seeking any other financial support she can get. Anyone wishing to make an individual sponsorship to help Amy can send a check to: Admissions Director, The Junior Statesmen Summer School, 1600 K St, Suite 803, Washington, D.C. 20005. Checks are to be made payable to the Junior Statesmen Foundation and include a note that Amy Marchant is the intended beneficiary, or write Amy Marchant in the memo. This summers Junior Statesmen Summer School will be held from July 15-Aug. 5. While there, students take college-level courses in American Government and Speech. They also participate in student debates of controversial public policy issues in a Congressional Workshop. Highlighting the three week program will be frequent meetings with a high-level group of leaders from the government, business and the media. This nonpartisan speakers program gives future leaders a chance to share ideas with todays political power brokers. Amy Marchant hopes to study politics and economics in college. She is particularly excited about experiencing a sneak preview of college life at the Summer Program. Teen seeks community supportHillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham, District 4, and the Board of County Commissioners voted on June 12 to sponsor an amendment to the Land Development Code to allow farmers to continue their agricultural operations in land rezoned to Planned Development (PD). In the Land Use meeting on May 14, Commissioner Higginbotham sponsored, and the Board of County Commissioners approved, a motion to direct the County Attorneys Office to research the amendment, in response to a rezoning application on the agenda. The County Attorneys Office presented their report during the Land Use meeting today. This amendment will now be included in the second cycle of amendments to the Land Development Code, which begins with a community meeting on July 24, and is expected to have a final vote in the fall. A Planned Development is defined in the LDC as land under unified control to be planned and developed as a whole in a single development operation Examples include subdivisions, town homes, apartments, mixed used developments, medical complexes, and other projects that require greater flexibility than otherwise provided by the Code. Hillsborough County Development Services estimates that there are approximately 2,500 planned developments in the county. Many times, the applicant will include a condition to allow all agricultural uses in the interim until the PD is developed. This allows farmers to continue their operations on the land until the developer begins the construction. This is truly a team effort by the Board of County Commissioners, who all realize the value the agriculture community adds to Hillsborough County, said Commissioner Higginbotham. As we move forward with this amendment, we will increase the utilization of these vacant parcels across the county. The County Attorneys report can be found online. Hillsborough Countys Agriculture Industry Development Program estimated that in 2010, agriculture contributed $815 million to the Tampa Bay economy. A majority of the acreage resides in District 4, represented by Commissioner Higginbotham.Amendment to assist local farmers approved Holdiay Deadlines

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18 JUNE 21, 2012 Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter & Waldy 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.(813) 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. 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Exp. 6/30/12 0210 0150 AT HOME AUTO CARE Master Certified Technicians Family Owned & Operated Nationwide Warranty Available Through Participating VendorsWe service and repair all makes and models including:VW, Mercedes, Volvo, BMW& All other European lines and Diesel RepairCourtesy Shuttle Service Available Towing Upon Request(exactly 1 mile south of SR 674/College Ave.)(813) 645-0339OPEN Monday through Friday www.athomeauto.netAAA Approved Auto Repair Center Lic# MVS51635 $2795*Oil ChangeGIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLEExpires 6/29/12 *Some exceptions apply. Must present coupon for discount at time of service. Cannot be combined with any other coupons or offers.15%*OffLabor charges on all AC Repairs WITH 27 POINT INSPECTION*Up to 5 qts 5W20 or 5W30 Motorcraft oil and filter. Most cars.+ tax & S.S. Why so sad?According to Mens Health Magazine, St. Petersburg is Americas saddest city, edging out even Detroit for the dubious honor. That had to take some effort have you seen Detroit lately? Tampa didnt fare much better, coming in at fourth. In fact, according to Mens Health the Sunshine State apparently doesnt have the sunniest disposition in general. Nearly all of Floridas major metropolitan areas landed in the top 20. When that news first came out about six months ago, I laughed it off. But now, Im starting to wonder if there isnt something to it. The magazine used statistics on suicide rates, antidepressant usage, unemployment rates and the number of people who said they were feeling blue all or most of the time. Seriously? We live in what much of the world would consider to be paradise; how can so many people be feeling blue? Well, I guess it could be a generally dysfunctional government which somehow manages to reward sketchy people at that top leaving the rest of uswell, blued (you thought I was going to say something else, didnt you? Well, youd be right, too). It could be the feeling that more and more entities want to take, but it seems fewer than ever want to give. It could be the job market, the economy, the Rays, the Bucs, guys who shoot other people, people who scam old people, and the seemingly neverending pressure to take more and more pennies from increasingly MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTONot everyone in Florida is sad or angry. I have a feeling this guy is pretty darn happy. It certainly made me happy to see them. By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net empty pockets. It could be the downsizing of both jobs and boxes of cereal, and that everyone else in the country is pretty much in the same shape. Well, maybe not so much on the last one. Ive noticed something interesting going on this summer. The tourists havent stopped coming. Pinellas County hotels and restaurants are reporting record business; and at our own Little Harbor, the tourists are still happily checking in and out and the beach is almost always a busy place filled with generally happy people. What that tells me is that people in other places arent all that unhappy at all. In fact, theyre pretty darn happy because they are coming to Florida on vacation. Who wouldnt be happy about that? Even if it is June and hot enough outside to melt plastic and the humidity level is high enough to allow fish to jump out of the water for a breath of fresh air. As Floridians, we live in vacationland why on earth wouldnt we be happy? Last week, I was crossing a street in downtown Tampa on a crosswalk with the walk signal still in my favor. A pickup truck came barreling down the road with the green light and made a hard left turn straight at me. I had to run to get out of the way, and he laid down on the horn and shouted out obscenities. Well, being hearing impaired, I dont know for sure they were obscenities but generally nice words dont accompany the tone he used. That was one angry guy. Im wondering if all the supposed sadness isnt truly masking a good bit of anger. Ive spent the past few weeks crawling all over the Tampa Bay area and I didnt see a lot of sadness, but I saw some pretty rude and mean behavior from a small handful of people. This area is a mishmash of people from all over the nation and the world, and sometimes things just dont work like they used to back home. I think instead of getting over it and going with the flow, some people just get angry. Ive lived in Florida for most of my adult life and Ive felt that anger, too. I read news reports of politicians doing something blatantly horrible and then getting re-elected. I see the bad guys in the newspapers and on the evening news. There is some truly weird stuff going on in this state sometimes. I try to be careful with each and every word so as not to offend an increasingly sensitive small populace without pandering to them and patronizing everyone else. Ive decided its a failing effort; some people are just looking for a reason to be irritated. I cant blame them. Sometimes Im right there with them. And thats when I know its time to remind myself of just how magical this place is. Its really hard to be angry while watching a sunset from the beach at Little Harbor. When Im feeling sorry for myself, I just think of all the incredible people Ive met here people like Sandy and Diego Duran (you cant not feel good in Sandys presence), Mariella Smith, Rev. Dave Looney, John Bowker, Dolores Coe, Bruce Marsh, and the dozens of people who save cats, dogs, kids, canals and mangroves, and the many who have dedicated themselves to making things better here. I think of the people raising their children and being happy about it. I think of weddings on the beach and palm trees and old people walking hand in hand. Its out there, just turn off talk radio and go see it for yourself. Cheer up, Florida! Get out of the hermetically sealed, airconditioned house and head out to the Cockroach Bay Nature Preserve for an early morning stroll or sit with the tourists on the beach to toast the end of another beautiful day in paradise. Pick up some fresh mullet from Ruskins own Mullet Shack (often found on U.S. 41 near Big Bend Road on Saturdays) or take a short trip back in time eastbound down State Road 64 with roadside places serving BBQ and strawberry shortcake, and then visit the Rosa Fiorelli Winery (the wine tasting is great and Antonio has an old world charm that will take you back to the good old days). Visit a museum or take in a farmers market; theres one every weekend somewhere under the clear blue sky. In other words, take a cue from the happy tourists and enjoy yourself. The truth is, weve got a good thing going here and I hope I didnt just tick you off in saying so.

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JUNE 21, 2012 19 Dr. Robert A. NormanDermatologistDr. A. TheodosatosCarole Mazzone, ARNPOffering Laser, Botox, Restylane and various cosmetic products & services 813-880-7546MOBILE RADIATIONSame Day Appointments FREE Skin ScreeningInsurance accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, Amerigroup, and many more Peter MacalusoPersonal Injury: All Accidents, Auto, Slip/FallImmigration: Adjustment of Status, Deportation, Family Status Family Law: Divorce, Custody Criminal Law: Misdemeanors, FeloniesFree Consultation (813) 251-28313302 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33603 www.MacalusoLaw.comSe Habla Espaol Credit Cards Accepted 902 N. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, FL 33570(Across from Sweetbay Supermarket)NEW PATIENTS WELCOMEKirk D. Parrott, D.D.S Carl E. Friedman, D.D.S.Members: American Dental Association, Florida State Dental Association, Florida West Coast Dental Association, Manatee County Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association. 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Must present coupon for special price.FREE DIAGNOSTICS 813-633-3065 1515 Sun City Center Plaza Missing?We offer technologically advanced lens implants for cataract surgery patients, including Crystalens, ReSTOR and Toric which can improve vision near, far and in between!Call 813-633-3065 for a consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Davis to nd out which lens implant is right for YOU!Ask us how Lifestyle Lens Implants are helping many people enjoy clearer vision.Dont let cataracts hinder your lifestyle.Jeffrey Davis, M.D. Fellowship-trained Cornea Specialist, Lasik and Cataract SurgeonYourEyeDoctors.com What are youMissing? Common senior problem is seminar topicA condition that many, if not most, seniors suffer from, but are reluctant to talk about is urinary incontinence. However, the truth is that there are some very inexpensive, non-time-consuming, inhome solutions to the problem. A presentation at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, June 26, at 1:30 p.m. will address this problem and discuss solutions. The different types of incontinence and how they vary between men and women will be explained. The presentation will be given by Betty Rybczynski, from Gentiva Home Health. Betty, herself a Sun City Center resident, has successfully treated many Sun City Center residents with this problem. She says she has helped patients gain control in as little as three weeks. This is a free seminar, open to the public. A Power Point presentation will be given, followed by a question and answer session. If youre too embarrassed to come for your own information, come to get the information for a friend. The church is located at 1239 Del Webb Boulevard West in Sun City Center. For more information call the church office at 634-1252 and leave message for Carol Liedberg, Parish Nurse.Vacation Bible School at Balm BaptistYoure clear for takeoff at Amazing Wonders Aviation! Fly to some of the worlds greatest natural wonders and encounter Gods awesome power! Kids will takeoff from Worship at The Worship Rally Hangar and make their first stop at the stunning Victoria Falls for Bible study. While flying around the world kids will also visit: Snacks at the Paricutin Volcano Missions Under the Northern Lights Music at the Matterhorn Crafts at the Great Barrier Reef.Its Vacation Bible School at Balm Baptist Church! This FREE event is designed for children ages 4 and up and will run from June 25 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. (dinner provided!) For more information visit their facebook page: Balm Baptist Church or contact Shannon at 6342171. Balm Baptist Church is located at 15021 Balm-Wimauma Rd.Car wash to benefit scholarship fundDaniel Lafayette Strunk was a senior at Ruskin Christian School and lived a rewarding 19 years before his life was cut short in a car accident in April of 2008. On Saturday June 23 from 10 a.m. ? a car wash will be held at located Total Automotive Services on the corner of Highway 41 and College Ave East, in Ruskin, in his memory to raise money for the Daniel BIG D Strunk Scholarship Fund at Ruskin Christian School. Daniel filled his time on earth with meaningful moments, while making hundreds of friends along the way. He was affectionately known by his closest friends as Big D a name he gained not because of his big stature, but because of his big heart. He laughed often, and loved his family alot. He became a Christian when he was 16, and his primary goal was to become more like Jesus Christ. Big D made some of his favorite memories at his church and Christian school. There, he was both outspoken and popular. Most people would describe him as a country boy at heart because of his love for trucks and country music. Daniel was awarded the privilege of attending Ruskin Christian School through a scholarship he was offered from the church. Its because of that scholarship he was provided with the opportunity for academic achievement, spiritual growth and social development, which all lead him to becoming the Christian man he was. So as a tribute to his memory the Daniel BIG D Strunk Scholarship Fund was created, and is used to help give another local youth the privilege and opportunities Daniel had that helped to change his path in life. Daniels life motto can be found in 2 Corinthians 5:17: Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things become new.St. Andrew Presbyterian Church welcomes new memberSt. Andrew Presbyterian Church members welcome Ron Simpson as a new member of the congregation. The church is located at 1239 Del Webb Boulevard West, in Sun City Center. They welcome others to attend one of their two services at 9:30 a.m. traditional or 11 a.m. contemporary. For more information, call the church office at 634-1252. Ron SimpsonGentlemen entertain the ladiesOn Wednesday, June 13 the Friendship Baptist Churchs Mens Breakfast Group invited the ladies of the church to join them and listen to their guest speaker, Terry Kemple who is running for Hillsborough Countys District 7 school board seat. As a husband and father, Kemples message advocates a return to old-fashioned Christian values as the parents advocate candidate. For more information on church activities, call 633-5950. CCW Card Party The Council of Catholic Women of Prince of Peace Catholic Church invites anyone who likes to play cards or board games to make up your table in advance and attend a monthly Dessert Card Party on Wednesday, July 11, from noon until 3:30 p.m. in Conesa Center. They furnish cards, pencils and tallies. They also have an assortment of desserts and table and door prizes. Join them as they wish the hostess a happy 90th birthday. South Bay pancake breakfast All ages enjoyed a pancake, scrambled egg and bacon breakfast at South Bay Church last Sunday. The event was a fund raiser to send the youth to summer camp. It was also a great way to celebrate Fathers Day before one of the morning services. The church is located at 13498 U.S. 301 South, Riverview, and holds contemporary services on Saturdays at 5 p.m., and Sundays at 9 and 11 a.m. To learn more about the youth or other programs, visit www.SouthBay.cc. Business slow? Need to advertise? 813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.netJuly 4 celebration plannedLooking for something different to do on the 4th of July? Visit Simmons Loop Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4 at 6610 Simmons Loop in Riverview. They will be celebrating the holiday with a cookout, fireworks, watermelon contest, water balloons and homemade ice cream. It will be a great night of fun and best of all it is all free. 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20 JUNE 21, 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 UNITED COMMUNITY CHURCH United Church of Christ1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center, FL 33573-5329A Caring Church United in Gods Love Serving Our CommunityALL ARE WELCOME! 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. 813-645-3111 Christ the King Lutheran Church, Riverview, invites children 3 years old to 5th grade to attend Vacation Bible School. Theyll enjoy 3 evenings of fun-filled, action-packed adventures complete with great songs, clever crafts, fun games, yummy snacks and memorable Bible stories.June 27, 28 & 296:30 to 8:30 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church 11421 Big Bend Road, Riverview, FL 33579 For more information or to register, email: tammy.martin@me.com or call 813-340-0288. www.ctklcms.org TEAM JESUS Area Obituaries Jean Jeannie T. Buchanan1933 2012 Jean Jeannie T. Buchanan passed in peace at home on Mothers Day, in the arms of her devoted and loving daughters, shortly after her son-in-law quietly uttered these, now cherished words Jeannie, Ive planted a rosebush in the garden for you Happy Mothers Day, Sunday May 13, 2012. She was the eldest of four siblings born to Joseph Louis Trombley and Wilma Marie Trombley of Lamoille County, in its shire town of Hyde Park, Vermont on October 23, 1933. She graduated from Cabot High School as Class Salutatorian and was awarded the Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship Award, for her conduct and skill as captain of the girls basketball team. She joined the Air Force and attended San Angelo Business College on the GI Bill, receiving a diploma in Business Administration. She also earned an AA from Allan Hancock College. Jean retired from the Pentagon in October of 1988 after 30 years with the US Government Civil Service as an Executive Secretary; however, she also worked for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of Defense and Navy Budget Offices within the Pentagon. Jeannie always had a love of travel, accepting assignments overseas in Korea and then Okinawa, which opened the portal to an exciting life abroad, further enhancing her wanderlust. Never forgetting those she served along side of, she remained a life long supporter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. To her credit most of her former bosses kept in contact with her throughout the years. They understood that she was the Original Adept Woman behind the Successful Man. Jeannie being an avid golfer, retired in Sun City Center, Florida (South of Tampa) and joined the Caloosa Greens Ladies Golfers, often ranking high in the local golf stats; a seasoned square dancer she has belonged to many circles, first stepping out with the Bachelors & Bachelorettes in Lompoc/Santa Maria, California and later twirling with the Sun City Center Swingers at home in Florida; Jeans sorority membership began as a BSP in 1971 joining an Exemplar Chapter, Xi Omicron Tau and then served in numerous capacities at various chapters throughout the years, until she became a member of her local Perceptor Epsilon Upsilon in Sun City Center. She is survived by her three children; daughter Sabrina A. Sloat, son-inlaw David and grandson Spencer of Reno, Nevada; daughter Sabra Dea Buchanan and granddaughter Ashzra Dea of Coronado, California; dearly loved son Kit I. Buchanan of Burlington, Vermont; brother Jay Louis Trombley Family Patriarch of Barre, Vermont; sister-in-laws and friends Pauline Manosh & Vicki Maitre of Morrisville, Vermont; and many cherished nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved father and mother Joseph Louis & Wilma Marie Trombley; adored grandmother Mildred Cushing Jackson; Brother Joseph Richard Trombley Keeper of the Homestead; brother Dean Lloyd Trombley Dean The Dream; and the Love of her Life Albert Huck Buchanan, whom now holds her in loves eternal embrace. Mom encouraged us; her children, to be strong and confident, enabling us to express ourselves freely and be heard. She loved life and embraced it head-on with finesse and gusto!! Mom inspired everyone; through example, to grasp the reigns of life and never hesitate when a road block presents itself, but to reroute and Go For It Moms Motto. As per Moms request there will be no official ceremony. Her ashes will be scattered at the family burial site, within the gates of Pleasant View Cemetery in Morrisville, Vermont. continued at top of page continued at top of page continued at top of page 21 Jean Jeannie T. Buchanan obituary continued Brian Gerry obituary continuedBrian Gerry Brian Gerry, of Sun City Center, Florida, died unexpectedly June 10. He was born in Biddeford, Maine, May 23, 1952. He graduated from Thorton Academy; attended the University of Prince Edward Island and Baylor University. He participated in all sports, excelling in football and baseball. He served in the army for 10 years. For four of those years, he was a Chief Warrant Officer, Utility/ Observation helicopter pilot. M. Louise KammerlohrM. Louise Kammerlohr, 94, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, in Sun City Center, FL. A memorial service will take place at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Boulevard, Sun City Center, FL. Internment will be private at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Louise was born January 24, 1918, in North Loup, Nebraska, to Thomas and Ethel Hamer. She was the 3rd of 9 children. Louise was active in the 7th Day Baptist Church and the community, and in 1935 graduated from North Loup High School with a scholarship to Milton College, Wisconsin. After 2 years at Milton, Louise transferred to the University of Nebraska, initially majoring in child welfare, and later earning her Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska Teachers College. For the next 2 years she taught elementary school and music in Comstock and Broken Bow, NE. While at the U of N she met the love of her life, Kam, and they married on June 4, 1942. During Kams service in World War II, Louise worked for Western Electric in Lincoln. Later, she was one of the first women to become a Quality Control Engineer with Bell Telephone Laboratories. In Utah, she did some substitute teaching, Donald J. FeehanDonald J. Feehan, a resident of Sun City Center, Fl and Sag Harbor, N.Y. passed away peacefully at Hospice House, Sun City Center, Fl. on June 14, 2012. Donald, born in Jamaica, N.Y. on October 5, 1930 was one of three sons of Joseph and Alice Blauvelt Feehan. He attended Bishop Loughlin High School, graduating from New York University. Donald married Patricia M. Murphy of Floral Park and they were the parents of four children, Mary Anne Blamey, Peter Feehan, John Feehan and Timothy Feehan. Professionally, Don worked as a banker and then Village Clerk for Floral Park and Old Westbury, N.Y. In 1985, he married Joan Hulse Schoen of Sag Harbor and in the process became the instant father to JoAnn Scibek, Deborah OBrien, Christine Schoen and Jon Schoen. The combined families of eight children consist of a wonderful family of spouses, 21 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Donald is predeceased by his brother, Raymond, and survived by his brother Joseph. Don will be remembered as a kind and gentle man, a historian, a Mets fan and after wintering in Florida, a Rays fan. A Memorial Mass was held at Prince of Peace Roman Catholic Church in Sun City Center and a funeral Mass will be held at St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church on July 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. Father Andrew Blake will be officiating, with interment at St. Andrews Cemetery, Sag Harbor. Donations may be made to Lifepath Hospice, 3725 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, Fl., 33573. After leaving the service, he worked as a Benefits Counselor for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC for 25 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Maryland, Kings Point Sportsmans Club and the Kings Point Executive Golf Club. He retired in 2009 and moved to Florida. He was witty, clever, and charismatic. He was a light hearted person that could make anyone laugh. He will live forever in the hearts of his family. He is survived by his parents, Jovis and Rosa Fortier Gerry; a sister Carol and her husband Darrell Harp of Fort Lauderdale, FL.; his wife Cynthia and son Kyle of Bowie, MD.; a daughter Amanda of Las Vegas, NV. and several aunts and uncles in Saco, ME. There was a funeral mass Monday, June 18, at 11 a.m. at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center, FL. Burial will be at the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery in Maryland.

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JUNE 21, 2012 21 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. Contemporary 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 between Services. 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 ....................................... Contact Parish Ofce for Schedule 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. WE NOW OFFER 3 SERVICES:Saturday Night Service: 5:00 p.m. Sunday Services: 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.SOUTH BAY CHURCH Visit SouthBay.cc for details on Celebrate Recovery Training; Youth/Kids Summer Camp; much moreSaturday Night Service Area Obituaries M. Louise Kammerlohr obituary continued Denise Marie McIntyre obituary continuedDenise Marie McIntyreDenise Marie McIntyre, 45, of Ruskin, FL, passed away of breast cancer, on June 9, 2012. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. May 25, 1967, moved to Tampa with her family in 1972, and as a young adult she moved to Ruskin in 1988. She is survived by her loving husband of 19 years Ronald (BigMc) McIntyre of Ruskin; maternal son, Justin S. McIntyre of CVN69 U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower USN; son, Brian C. McIntyre of Apollo Beach; daughter, Christina A. McIntyre of Apollo Beach; mother, Nola Watson of Ruskin; brothers, Fred Watson of Riverview and Thomas Watson of Ruskin; sister, Elizabeth Watson of Riverview; two grandchildren, Alexis Marie and Camrin Ashton McIntyre; daughter-in-law, Nichole McIntyre all of Apollo Beach; mother and father-in-law, Mark and Gloria Meyer of Hartford, TN; sister-inlaws, Andrea Watson, Tammy Poole, Toni Stone, Connie McIntyre, Carrie Self, Meredith Riggs and brother-in-law Warren Stone. She was preceded in death by her father, Daniel C. Watson and her uncle Tom. Denise had two nephews, five nieces, eleven grand nieces and George F. OBrienGeorge F. OBrien, 84, of Sun City Center, passed away June 12, 2012. He was born in Syracuse, NY and retired from the City of Syracuse Fire Department after 25 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Bishop McLaughlin Knights of Columbus, The Ancient Order of Hibernians, The American Legion, and The National Order of Retired Police and Firefighters Association, and St. Annes Catholic Church. He retired from Prince of Peace Catholic Church at age 80. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Betty OBrien; daughter, Karen Ryan of Sun City Center, FL; son Dennis (Bette-Lou) of Valencia, CA; grandson, Sean (Amber) Ryan of Delaware, OH; grandsons, Declan and Liam Ryan, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Funeral Mass was held June 18, 2012 at St. Annes Catholic Church, Ruskin, FL with burial at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Donations may be made to St. Annes Catholic Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.Jerry Dean WhiteJerry Dean White passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in Sun City Center, Florida. Jerry was born on September 10, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa, where he spent his childhood. He graduated from North High School and joined the US Army in 1942. He served as a medic in WWII in the 104th Infantry, the Timberwolf Division, until 1945 and was awarded the Bronze Star. Upon discharge from the Army, Jerry returned to Des Moines and worked for the US Postal Service. Jerry married Patricia Jean West in 1947 and had two sons; Tim Dean White and Terry Alan White. Upon retirement from the USPS, Jerry and Pat moved to Sun City Center, Florida where they enjoyed golf, tennis and many other activities with new friends. Pat passed away in 1998 and Jerry moved to Aston Gardens in Sun City Center. He soon met Marjorie Ellis and they shared 13 years of loving companionship. Jerry is survived by his sons, Tim and Terry, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. IN MEMORY Edward Lawrence Hoskins Jr.July 3, 1980 April 20, 2010 In memory of your special day, we miss you more and the love still lives with Mom, Grandma, Ryan and Ethan. but as a homemaker, most of her energy was directed toward providing a stable and loving environment for her family. She also was an exceptional seamstress. Eventually, she became office manager for RE/MAX A-1, Inc., bringing efficiency and high standards to the company. Louise was extensively involved in the Lutheran Church, especially with the Lutheran Womens Missionary League. She was Utah Zone President, Utah-Idaho District President, Parliamentarian for the International LWML, and led many seminars and Bible studies. Louise was also a member of the American Institute of Parliamentarians, and served as President of both the Utah Real Estate Auxiliary and the Salt Lake Optimist Auxiliary. People appreciated her positive organizational and leadership skills. From early in her life, Louise had a love for music. She was an accomplished pianist, using her skills to accompany at her church as a youth and in her teaching. She instilled that love of music into her children. A later interest in genealogies was used to develop the Kammerlohr family tree. Her love of people and learning, and Kams love of travel, took them to all 50 states. In 1988, Kam and Louise moved to Sun City Center, FL, where she enjoyed people, retirement, and the warmer weather. She spent her last years in a care facility due to Alzheimers. Now she is experiencing the glories of heaven. Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Kam, her sisters, Winnie, Florence, Muriel, Marjory, Evelyn, and Carolyn, and her brother, Lewis. She is survived by her children, Mary (Jake) Brake of Dade City, FL, and Bill (Norma) Kammerlohr of Springfield, IL, her grandchildren, Josh (Krista) Kammerlohr of Denver, CO, Dan (Jacquie) Kammerlohr of Salt Lake City, UT, and Anna Kammerlohr of Springfield, IL, great-grandsons Titus and Andrew Kammerlohr of Denver, CO, and Silas Kammerlohr of Salt Lake City, UT, and her brother, John Hamer of Hastings, NE. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Alzheimers Association, Redeemer Lutheran Church, or the donors favorite charity. continued at top of page nephews. She will be deeply missed by many wonderful friends as well as colleagues where she was employed as a customer service agent at LKQ for 12 years. Denise always enjoyed being with family and was its inspiration. She continued to live a zestful life even after her cancer was becoming more and more painful. From zip lining in the Smokey Mountains in September 2011 to riding Rollercoasters at Disney, she always had fun. She had a poem posted on her pin board at work and she kept it close to her and lived by it: As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasnt supposed to ever let you down probably will. You will have your heart broken, probably more than once and its harder every time. Youll break hearts too, so remember how it felt when yours was broken. Youll fight with your best friend. Youll blame a new love for things an old one did. Youll cry because time is passing too fast, and youll eventually lose someone you love. So take many pictures, laugh too much, and love like youve never been hurt because, every sixty seconds you spend upset is a minute of happiness youll never get back. Author Unknown Denise took thousands of pictures, loved everyone she met, very rarely was upset about anything. She had a grace about her that compelled everyone that met her to love her as well. So, in the end, its not how many people you have loved, it is how many people love you. A celebration of life will be announced in the near future. Cremation was performed by Zipperers Funeral Home. Please, go to www. zipperersfuneralhome.com to sign her guest book, share any photos or stories you may have. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to Moffitt Cancer Center Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest -and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man. Proverbs 6:6-11

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22 JUNE 21, 2012 Fifth Third Bank feeds 5,300 local families Fifth Third Bank recently wrapped up its month-long Fifth Third Feeding Families campaign, reaching its goal of feeding 5,300 Tampa Bay-area families in need. A total of 13,140 pounds of non-perishable food items were delivered to Metropolitan Ministries -a faith-based nonprofit that provides support to hungry children and families in the four-county Tampa Bay region. In an effort to continue giving back to the community, dozens of Fifth Third employees and their families volunteered, sorting food items at Metropolitan Ministries, as well as serving meals to families in need at a local food distribution site. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developments 2011 report, Tampa has the highest rate of homelessness in America at 57 per 10,000 residents. Hunger is on the rise, as well. In response to that need, the Fifth Third Feeding Families food drive kicked off on the third day of May (Fifth Third Day), 2012, with the goal of feeding 5,300 local families through donations of non-perishable food items at all 47 Fifth Third banking centers in Tampa Bay. As the effects of homelessness and hunger continue to intensify in Tampa Bay, our community alliances have become increasingly important, said Tim Marks, president and COO of Metropolitan Ministries. Were grateful for our partnership with Fifth Third Bank not only for the barrels of food, but also for the helping hands of volunteers. Far left is a resident of FishHawk, Hoon Kim, on the far right, residents of Apollo Beach, Jennifer Nicely and Jessica Nicely along with other volunteers.To mark his 64th birthday, Florida celebrity Snooty the Manatee is hosting the free Wildlife Awareness Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2012 in the Spanish Plaza at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton. The festival will include exclusive aquarium exhibits and wildlife presentations on Floridas engendered species to promote awareness of Floridas wildlife. Party guests will enjoy free drinks, nibbles, games and art activities, including a birthday card making competition, and a personal appearance by Snooty. For the first time, visitors around the globe can join in the celebration online. From 11:55 a.m. until 12:10 p.m., web users can visit http:// www.livestream.com/southflmuseum to view a livecast of the event. Museum staff, volunteers and event attendees will sing happy birthday to Snooty at noon. Admission to the festival is free and tickets to the museum are half price. Bradentons South Florida Museum is the largest natural and cultural history museum on Floridas Gulf Coast. The museum features galleries and exhibitions to educate guests about Floridas history, marine life and archaic tribes. Also housed within the museum is Parker Manatee Aquarium, home to Snooty, and the Bishop Planetarium. Snooty was born in 1948 in captivity and was brought to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton as part of the 1949 De Soto Heritage Cele bration. Since then he has greeted more than one million visitors while enjoying a healthy diet of romaine lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, carrots and fruit. For more information on the Wildlife Awareness Festival and Snootys 64th Birthday Bash, call Tara Poulton at (941) 729.9177 ext. 243 or via email at tara.poulton@ bacvb.com. Snooty the Manatee turns 64As part of its ongoing efforts to get out the vote, the League of Women Voters of Florida wants to remind voters that there are less than 30 days left to register to vote in the August 14 primary election. The deadline to register is Monday, July 16, and the League has been active in encouraging eligible voters to prepare for the upcoming August and November elections. Floridas primary election has never been held this early. Given the changes in the states election laws, the League encourages Florida voters to call their local Supervisor of Elections to check their voter registration status and, if necessary, update it, said Charley Williams, LWVF Voter Services Chair. This is particularly important for voters who have recently moved or changed their name. If you plan to vote by mail, call your Supervisor to renew your voteby-mail request and make sure your ballot arrives in time for the election. If you are not sure where to start, our Be Ready to Vote campaign makes it simple and convenient to ensure your vote is counted. In addition to its BeReadyToVote.org website, LWVF has also partnered with Microsoft to offer smartphone users a quick and simple way to connect to their Supervisors office. The League has created a unique smartphone Tag that, when scanned, connects voters to a mobile website where they can access the Florida Division of Elections database to check their voter status. For more information about the upcoming elections and voter registration, visit www.BeReadyToVote.org.Voter registration deadline approaches Riverview Moose Family Center 2158/Chapter 1031RIVERVIEWMOOSELODGE2158.ORGUPCOMING EVENTSAll events are open to qualified Moose Members and guests. NEW Website: Check it out!! Wednesday Dinners are Chefs Choice Bar Games begin at 7 p.m. Thursday Dinners are Tacos and Burgers from 5-7 p.m. Blind Draw Darts at 7:30 p.m. Friday Night Steak / Fish / Shrimp Dinner includes burgers and sides from 5 7 p.m., Karaoke Kat at 7:30 p.m. Saturday June 23 Rascals Fund Raiser Picnic outdoor grilling of burgers and dogs at 3 p.m. enjoy the fun and help support the youth Donnie Portice Dog Gone Wild for entertainment Saturday June 30 LOOM 4th of July picnic sausage, burgers or dogs. Outdoor games at 1 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m. live band to follow. Have lots of Family Friendly games planned Every Sunday is Sport Sunday at 3 p.m. with beer specials, wings and free pool and bar games.Attention all VeteransSun City Center Chapter #110 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has opened an outreach center in Conessa Hall at the Prince of Peace Church located at 702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center. Bob Gerdes and Darrell Katz are DAV certified service officers who will discuss benefits and assist with claims for all veterans in South Hillsborough County. Male and female Vets are welcome to participate in this non-denominational, and free service. Appointments are available for Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m.noon. For more information call Bob at 813-634-1761 or Darrell at 813260-3692. Business slow? Need to advertise? 813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.net

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MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100THE SHOPPER 23 JUNE 21, 2012 310 GARAGE/YARD SALE 312 ESTATE SALES 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 4pmTHE 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 MARINE400 105 PERSONALSenior widower looking for widow for nightlife. Sun City Center area. Likes close dancing, enjoys music. 813-514-5694 115 LOST & FOUNDNeutered male grey on grey Tabby. Clipped ear, microchiped. Shy outdoor house cat, lost in SCC area. Call 813-748-3337 Gray and white male cat lost in Renaissance area. SCC. Reward. Call 813-938-5965 or 1-443-618-4431. Quality Furniture at A! ordable Prices HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 10-6 Closed Weekends SOMETHING FOR EVERY ROOM INSIDE AND ALL AREAS OUTSIDE We are worth the drive from anywhere! Call for Directions 310 GARAGE/YARD SALEAlmost N ew Thrift Store. 10008 Indiana St., Gibsonton (1 block off US 41, 1 block north Gibsonton Dr.,) Wednesday through Saturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry First Baptist Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donate Multi family garage sale. All kinds of goodies! Thursday thru Saturday. 8am-2pm. 513 F lamingo Dr., Apollo Beach Garage sale: June 22 & 23, 202 Meadowvista Lane, SCC. Furniture & miscellaneous priced to sell Thrift Store813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church 9 a.m. Noon Coupon SaleBring in this ad for25% off total purchaseExcludes furniture and appliancesPlus, the secret sale Yard sale: Saturday, June 23, 8-2. A little of everything. 11828 Whisper Creek D r., Riverview 33569. RiverCrest subdivision. Follow signs. Ruskin. 413 4th Ave., SW. Household items, clothes, tools, special books, garage stuff. Saturday & Sunday 8am-6pm Garage sale. items priced to sell. Something for everyone. Friday 6/22 & Saturday 6/23, 8am-1pm. 803 King Leon Way SCCGarage sale 8am-1:30pm, Friday June 22 & Sat. June 23, 1007 Yellowbird Place, SCC. 813-633-2106 Must see, Giveaway prices. Lots of mens pants size 38 & namebrand shirts, yard tools, many kitchen items, some new, Christmas lights & lighted signs, new walker, new wheelchair and 3-wheeler walker; golf cart with new curtains, new wheels, tires, dashboard, lights, $2,000. Multi family yard sale. 6/23. 8am. Furniture, housewares, pots & pans, dishes, kids & adults clothing, toys & more. 7832 Bristol Park Dr., Covington Park312 ESTATE SALES 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 Furniture: Side-by-Side Refrigerator, Technic Electric Organ, Trundle Bed, Loveseat, Dinette Table w/Chairs, Twin Bed, Weaving Loom, Sewing Machine w/Cabinet, China Hutch, Bedroom Chests, Corner TV Stand, Patio Furniture, Cedar Chests; Collectables: Quilts & Rugs, Clocks; Miscellaneous: Limited Vision Supplies, Tool Chest, Garage Shelves & Cabinets, Tools, Jewelry, Household, Kitchen & Misc. Items.www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.comAnne's Estate Sales Friday & Saturday (7-Noon)224 Linger Ln., SCC(813) 758-7952 or (813) 758-7954 741-0225Cell: 382-7536 312 ESTATE SALES 330 FURNITURECurio cabinet, German wall shrank, oak china cabinet. 813-641-3428 Five piece French Provincial bedroom set; walnut; $2300 value; asking $600. TV armoire; walnut; $600 value, asking $150. 32 inch Sanyo CRT TV; paid $318 asking $45. All in excellent condition. 813419-4380 .330 FURNITUREChickering piano (pecan) $450, reasonable offer accepted. Dinette hutch (dark oak) $125. Both in excellent condition. Call 716-8666314 360 GOLF CARTSGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515390 MISC. FOR SALEPrinters for sale: Brother all-in-one laser, $50 HP Total Small color ink jet, $40 Cannon Pixma color ink jet, $35. Call 813-634-6665 425 SLIPS OR STORAGEStorage 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, South Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RV s, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.com Special! First 90 days $25 monthly includes tax. Outdoor storage. Boat trailer, RV, cars, trucks. $30 monthly. Fenced yard. Woodland E states A ve., Ruskin. 813-641-3281 David 813-310-5027 St. Vincent de Paul Thrift StoreHours: Mon-Fri. 9 to 5 Saturday 9 to 41311 3rd St. NE Ruskin(Behind St. Anne Church & Next to Kennco Mfg.)DISCOUNT COUPON VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.svdpruskin.org. Please call (813) 645-5255DONATIONS NEEDED Must bring this Coupon for discount$5 OFF$25 Purchase$10 OFF$50 Purchase BEVERLY's ESTATE SALESSUN CITY CENTERWestern Golf Cart w/New Batteries, Leather Sofa, Chair & Ottoman (Dark Green), 3-Pc. Desk-Type Entertainment Center, Sofa Bed (Plaid), Broyhill Stuffed Chair, Mission-Style Dining Table, China & 6 Chairs (Dark), Pecan Thomasville Table, 6 Chairs, Computer Desk, Wooden File & Chair, Metal Bakers Rack, Wing Back & Leather Recliner, Honey Color Wicker Dresser, Chest & Night Stand, Small Kitchen Table, 2 Chairs, Large Rocker, Sofa Table, Bookcases, Wicker Coffee & End Table, Rattan Coffee & End Table, 2 Counter Bar Stools, Patio Furniture, Clown Collection, Christmas Decor w/MJ Hummel Decoration, Small NordicTrack SL 170, Tony Littles Lounge Xtreme, Tools, Dishes, Linens, Pictures, Kitchen & Lamps. 508-0307 or 633-11731214 Lakehouse Ct.(Pebble Beach N. to Club Manor)NO PARKING IN CUL-DE-SAC MUST PARK ON CLUB MANORJune 22 & 23 7:30am-1pm Dining Room Table w/4 Chairs, Hutch, Ice Cream Parlor Set, La-Z-Boy Recliner, Sofa & Loveseat, Ra!an Tables, Martha Washington Sewing Cabinet, Radio/Stereo Console, Baldwin FunMaster, Computer Desk, Swivel Rockers, White Wash Table w/4 Chairs, End Tables, Dressmaker Sewing Machine, Lamps, Side Chairs, Golf Clubs, Capodimonte & Dresden, Glass & Kitchenware and Garage Items.P "#$%# P$&' () S$"# S*+# (, S-&##-www.denneysestatesales.com DENNEYS ESTATE SALES1239 Fordham Dr. Sun City Center Fri. & Sat., June 22 & 23 7 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 477-1793 The Price is Right! Dealer in Gold & Silver Coins Domestic & Foreign Sun City Center COINSU.S. Paper Money WANTED (Small or Large)Foreign Currency WANTEDAPPRAISALS GIVENCall for private consultation or appointment. All transactions are strictly con!dential.(813) 634-3816Cell (813) 503-4189 Your local dealer for over 20 yearsWatch out for Counterfeit Coinsnow being sold & circulated in this areaPaying depending on the market at time of purchase Check out your classied ad online www.observernews.netClassied Works The Observer News will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Deadline for classied line ads will move to Friday, June 29 at 4pm. for the July 4 edition

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26 JUNE 21, 2012 AC REPAIR/SALES PAINTING BAIL BONDS ELECTRICIAN WINDOW FILM CALL TODAY FOR A FREE ESTIMATE Residential Commercial New Roofs Re-Roofs Flat Roofs Leak Repairs TileFrank Shaft FL Certified Roofing ContractorCCC# 1327713 Palm Tree Roofing Florida Certified Roofing Contractor PalmTreeRoofing@gmail.comwww.ApolloBeachRoofing.com PalmTreeRoofing@gmail.comProudly Serving: Sun City Center Ruskin Apollo Beach Riverview and surrounding areas Member SCC Chamber of CommerceOFFICE 813-333-6320CELL 813-777-9808 We will match any Competitors Discount and Prices within this area.813-741-9220www.bigbendstorage.com STORAGE www.ObserverNews.net WINDOW CLEANINGwww.ObserverNews.net ROOFING 813-642-6182 Johnny Sewell (813) 641-2099Mobile (813) 404-2022P. MEMBER WEST FL ORI 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 www.ObserverNews.net www.ObserverNews.net CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING PROS! (813) 277-4723 CONTRACTOR CUSTOM RENOVATIONS Over 35 years experience in Hillsborough CountyOn-Staff Interior DesignerCORNERSTONE HOMES & DESIGN, INC. (813) 263-6096 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* *No project over $1000. No electrical, gas, or plumbing, and nothing structural.www.ObserverNews.net 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 DO N645-8985 JOH N493-2861Over 50 Y ears Experience Lic. #RC29027076 F F E (813) 419-4165 787-9047Superb Quality Guaranteed40 Years Experience (813) 787-9047 ROOFINGwww.ObserverNews.net PLUMBING www.ObserverNews.net 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! ERRANDS & SERVICES The Honey DosWe run your errands, do your grocery shopping, pick up your prescriptions and wait for the cable man.(813) 716-2315Reasonable Prices Reliablewww.honeydos.comor call Kristi HOME & AUTO TINTING SOLAR STORM AUTOSolar Designs 103 College Ave. W. Ruskin, FL COMMERCIAL PRINTING COMMERCIAL SHEETFED AND WEB PRINTERS210 Woodland Estates Ave. S.W. Ruskin645-4048

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28 JUNE 21, 2012 W ANT EDREWARD! 1 2 3AREA RESIDENTS42 people needed to try new DIGITAL Technology in Hearing Aids.Are you, or someone you know, struggling with hearing loss?We need 42 people with difficulty hearing, especially in noisy situations, to evaluate the latest in digital technology from Beltone. Beltone will perform comprehensive hearing consultations FREE of charge to all callers. Please call today to schedule your evaluation to determine if your hearing loss qualifies for this offer. Candidates selected will be asked to evaluate the latest nearly invisible hearing aid technology for 30 days. Imagine a hearing aid that automatically adapts to your surroundings and reflects your specific lifestyle. Imagine a hearing aid that is so pleasant to wear that it gives a new meaning to the phrase customer satisfaction. Well, imagine no more! With this breakthrough technology from Beltone, one of the worlds largest hearing aid manufacturers, now comes the first hearing aid ever developed to address your most important needs. Not only does it fit your individual hearing loss, it fits the way you live. If you hear, but are having trouble understanding conversations, you owe it to yourself to take advantage of the FREE demonstrations offered this week. Call today for a no obligation appointment. www.beltone.com 104 Pebble Beach Blvd. South(across from Walgreens)Sun City Center, FL 33573 (813) 658-5076Reservation Code: 120620Ben e ts of h e aring a ids vary by type a nd de gree o f h ea rin g lo ss, noi se e nv iron me nt, a ccuracy o f hearing eva lu atio n and p r op er t. B el tone He a rin g Care Centers are i nd e pend e ntl y o wned and operat e d. Pa rtic ipati on may vary Be lto ne 2012.Candidates selected will receive tremendous savings, due to their participation. If your evaluation shows hearing improvement with the new instruments, you may choose to retain them and receive $500 OFF one instrument or $1,000 OFF a complete set. Participants who choose to keep the hearing instruments will also receive FREE In-Office Maintenance for the life of the hearing aids. Hearing tests to determine candidacy will be held:June 20, 21, & 22Please call immediately. Appointments are limited!

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JUNE 21, 2012 24 THE SHOPPER RENTALS600 M.H. HOUSING550 PROF. SERVICES650 511 HOUSES FOR SALE SERVICES700 REAL ESTATE500 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 VERY NEAT, CLEAN 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE ON ITS OWN LOT. Bright open living area, modern kitchen, large MBR, inside utility, enclosed lanai and great 12x24 attached workshop and carport. No HOA. $59,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 748-2201 NICE 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE ON OWN LOT: Large MBR & MBA, L shaped living/dining room with built-in china cabinet, glass enclosed addition, carport, utility shed. No HOA, not in flood zone. $49,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 748-2201 MOST AFFORDABLE MOBILE HOME IN RUSKIN: 2BR/1.5BA single mobile-home on its own lot, with screened porch, utility shed and carport. Split plan, great room, large MBA, priced to sell at $31,900, as-is. CALL CLAIRE TORT 748-2201 ALMOST ONE & ONE HALF ACRES to build that dream home and have room to spare. Partially cleared and level with county water and sewer available. Dead-end street with little traffic. Much potential. Asking $60,000 CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 2 HOMES ON 1.39 ACRES ON THE LITTLE MANATTE RIVER and a freshwater pond. 4BR/3BA home (2380 sq.ft) and a 1BR/1.5BA with 1731 sq.ft. and a boathouse $299,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 COMMERCIAL LISTING! Great commercial property with 158 ft. of frontage on Highway 41 (1.04 acres MOL). Property is zoned CI (commercial intensive) and is currently rented to an auto/service/repair garage. Special features include: huge building (3,192 sq.ft.) with new roof, three bays, two offices, and lots of room for storage. $279,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 AWESOME COMMERCIAL LOCATION ON BUSY HIGHWAY 41 IN RUSKIN! .84 ACRE with 150 feet on Highway 41. Easy access to I-75. Property is zoned CG/General. $164,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 WATERFRONT POOL HOME FOR RENT IN RUSKIN! Very well maintained and updated single family 2BR/2BA home. Pool service and yard maintenance are included in the rent. Gorgeous views of the Little Manatee River with direct access to Tampa Bay. $1300 per month with a one year lease. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 PRICE REDUCTION ON WATERFRONT TOWNHOME!! 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. $204,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. NEW PRICE REDUCTION ON COMMERCIAL LISTING APOLLO BEACH: Great retail location on Apollo Beach Blvd. Special features include: 1890 sq. ft. built in 2006, track lighting, small utility kitchen, handicap bath, alarm system with digital cameras, free standing custom built showcases with glass tops, shelving, mahogany wood trip, loads of storage. $224,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 HONEY DO list just changed to honey, now we can do all the fun things we never had time for before. No more lawn mowing, weed-eating, pool cleaning, tree trimming, house painting with this outstanding 2BR/2BA plus den, 2-story condo in non-age restricted community. Nice clubhouse, workout room, pool, surroundings close to shopping and highways. Hard to beat price of $105,000. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRICE REDUCED!! PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Great location for many business uses close to 1 acre 200x200 with easy access to Hwy. 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 391-8653 WATERFRONT LOT BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME!! Beautiful building lot ready for the home of your dreams located on a wide canal with no bridges to the bay, sailboat water. Lot size is 75x140 mol with county water and sewer available & no homeowner association so no extra fees. $90,000 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 SIERRA (1550 sq. ft.) 2BR/2BA, GARAGE, oak floors, in Greenbriar.............................................. $129,000 2BR/2BA with enclosed lanai, close to Clubhouse...................................................... $20,000 2BR/2BA in KNOLLS (private heated pool), FURNISHED, updated.................................... $59,900 RENTALS 1BR/1.5BA furn., large lanai..... $650 per month 2BR/2BA furnished..................... $700 per month 2BR/2BA 2-car garage on GC, furnished..................................... $1000 per month 2BR/2BA 2-car garage HOME in SCC, unfurnished................................... $975 per month Our Angels Offer (813) 293-5369 or (813) 419-4967 www.AngelsofLifeServices.com 680 ADULT & CHILD CARE 435 PARTS/SERVICESummer Special 10% off all parts & service now through July 31. Alaa Marine, 6128 Lewis Ave., Gibsonton. 813671-2628 TRANSPORTATION450 455 AUTOMOBILES1989 Buick Century, dependable, clean, 94,000 miles, $1,500. 813-677-5143 1999 Lincoln Town Car, 82,000 miles, great condition. All extras including moon roof. Blue book $6,200 813-938-5086 458 PARTS & SERVICE 465 RV LOT RENTALRV lots for rent. Move in special. 1yr or permanent commitments. $400 monthly plus metered electric. 1st month free, 20% off of 1st yr rate. River Oaks RV Resort, Ruskin. 813-645-2439 565 M.H. IN PARKS55+ park 2br/1ba, large Florida room, work shop (2), 2 car carport, Furnished, new stove. On Little Manatee River. As is, but very liveable Financing available. 813-641-3203, $3,800 610 W AT ERFRONT RENTALSThe Dolphin House, 768 Gran Kaymen Way, Apollo Beach, efciency apartments on water. Boat docking /shing, laundry. $185 weekly, plus $300 deposit, utilities included. No pets. 813-863-6123611 HOUSES FOR RENTFor rent: Between Ruskin and SCC, 3br/1.5ba, most all appliances new. No smoking $1,000 monthly. plus deposit. 813-633-8713 or 813-6345552. Ask for Suzie. Ruskin, 3br/2ba home with covered porch on large lot. Well suited for 1-3 people. Monthly rent $925 with signed lease. No smoking. No pets. Security deposit & references required. 813-649-1599 SCC house for rent. 55+ 2br/1.5ba, Monthly rent $850 plus security deposit with yearly lease. Association fees & lawn maintenance extra. No pets, no smoking. Call 813-6491599 for details Sun City Center 55+ 2br/2ba or 1br/1ba. Includes: yard care, water, sewer, trash collection. No smoking no pets 813-634-9695 Ruskin. Clean 3br/2ba/1cg, appliances, fenced backyard, no pets of any kind. $1100 monthly plus deposit. 1203 Harvest Home Ct. 813-622-2632 Apollo Beach golf course home 3br/2.5ba/2cg, split bedroom. 2.200+ st. $1,500 monthly, pets ok. 813-285-7572 612 APTS. FOR RENTRiverview apt, 2br/1ba, CHA, water, maintenance included. Tile oors. $600 monthly $600 security. 813-239-4293 or 813-645-2193 Very clean 2br/1ba apt. with washer/ dryer hookup. Includes water & mowing. $625 monthly plus deposit. No pets. 813-645-1801 For rent: Efficiency apartments. Weekly rates, utilities furnished 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896613 CONDOS FOR RENTApollo Beach, 2 bedroom condo. Quiet, great neighbors. Completely furnished. 2 car parking. Just bring your clothes. 813-645-4145 or 642-0681630 M.H. RENTALSFor rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896 One bedroom RV on private property. References. $150 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813363-6001 55+ park. Riverview. 2br/1ba, unfurnished. $650 monthly plus deposit. Credit/ background check. 813-677-4778, Monday Friday, 8am-5pm. RV 8 x 22 for rent on a private lot 20 miles east of SCC on SR 674. All utilities included. $100 per week. 813-634-4050For Rent: Clean Mobile Homes With A/C. 813-677-1086 630 M H RENTALS3br/2ba on one acre, with 2 porches, CHA, laminate oors. Pets ok 813645-4708, 813-892-5802 Move in special (1 week free). Newly renovated MHP. $600 moves you in. $165 weekly. L&N MHP, Gibsonton. 813-684-9708 or 813245-7425 646 WAREHOUSE SPACEGarage & mini storage, RV lots & mobile home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 651 BOOKKEEPINGQuickBooks Certied Pro-Advisor. Can do attitude: 1099s, W2s, forms, cleanup & review nancials, full bookkeeping services, tutoring, software & issues, classes. Hourly rates. Your local ofce or mine. Theas Quick Bookkeeping Inc Ruskin 813-6411089 email: theahp@verizon.net www.theasquickbookkeeping.com 680 ADU LT /CHILD CAREI can help you with cleaning, personal care, laundry, errands, appointments. .Local references available. Licensed CNA. Call 813-7700997 Experienced caregiver/ CNA/ housekeeper. Dependable, excellent driving record. References, 16yrs experience. Available 24/7 Call Bridgit 813-334-6168 704 JUNK REMOVALHauling unwanted items. Demolition, boats, cars, appliances, trash, yard debris, junk. Anything you dont need. Free estimate Call Dave 813447-6123 705 CLEANINGRons Cleaning Service Quality housecleaning with integ rity. Call for free estimate. 7days a week. Move-in, move-out, rentals. Insured, bonded, licensed. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center. 813-846-7629 Flat rate $75, full cleanLast minute cleaning? Special Summer Rate. 2 hours for $50. 10 years experience. References available. Call Becky today 813-304-9093 The Cleaning Expert Let us take dirt off your hands! Your home should be cleaned to your highest expectations by quality trained professionals. 20% off w/ ad. Free estimate. 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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN A NICE RESIDENTIAL AREA with a house and offices on a 1 acre lot. Special features include: remodeled kitchen, inside utility, screened porch, fireplace, wood floors and more! NOW $219,000. Claire TortCELL:(813) 363-7250 CASH Paid on Cars! $250-$600Exp. 6/30/12



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www.ObserverNews.net June 21, 2012 Volume 56 Number 22 T HE O BSERVER N EWS Elaborate costumes and exotic-looking weapons flooded downtown Tampa last weekend... page 15 Righting a tipped over boat was one of the fundamentals taught at TSS Youth Sailing Class... page 10 SCCCA acquires property with foreclosure on lien for non-payment of dues... page 5 PRST STD PAID RUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 INSIDE: By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net O n Saturday, June 16, the Rosa Fiorelli Winery, located east of Bradenton, hosted a familyfriendly harvest festival, with a portion of the proceeds slated to benefit the American Red Cross of Southwest Florida. The event included offerings from area vendors, food and beverages, a grape harvest and the opportunity for visitors to stomp some grapes. Rosa and Antonio Fiorelli opened the 10-acre vineyard in 1998 after moving from Casteldaccia, Sicily. They noticed similarities to the old country in the rolling hills of the scenic Manatee County area off State Road 64, and soon rows of grapes were growing from the fertile soil and a corner of a garage was used for wine making. Since that time, the winery has expanded considerably and has won more than 100 awards in international wine competitions. The vineyard has the facilities for fermenting and bottling of their wines, as well as for wine tasting and sales. Wine tastings and tours of the vineyard are offered on weekdays, except for Tuesday, and on weekends. There is a pavilion for large gatherings and corporate events of up to 150 people. Free wine tastings are open Local winery invites guests to stomp some grapes MITCH TRAPHAGEN PH O T O See WINERY, page 2 By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net SOUTH COUNTY For years I've heard residents say there aren't any beaches in South County anymore. That development has taken away all the free swimming opportunities that used to be afforded along the bay in places like Ruskin, Apollo Beach and Gibsonton. Not true. In a search for places to walk on the beach, lie in the sand, and even swim in salty water without cutting my feet on rocks or shells, I checked out some areas that make taking the grandkids swimming a whole lot easier than driving to Gulf beaches in Bradenton or St. Pete. There really are still places where people can enjoy the beach experience for free, and another two very different kinds of swimming, at a very low cost. E.G. Simmons Park, located three miles north of Ruskin off 19th Avenue, is 258 acres of native mangroves and open land areas with an additional 200 acres of mangrove swamp that is preserved as a bird and wildlife sanctuary. The public areas have waterways for fishing; a fullyequipped playground; boat launches; barbecue facilities, many shaded areas and plenty of restrooms. Best of all, there is a beautiful sandy beach and a marked swimming area which has a lifeguard in the summer. Until last summer, there was no cost to the public for entry at E.G. Simmons and it is still a cheap deal: $2 entry for up to 8 persons in a car and an additional $1 per person after that. (There are special permits for wounded veterans and their families and the military and other special circumstances and passes people may check out at the park.) But even $2 isn't free and neither is Lithia Springs Park, a beautiful "old Florida" rustic spring located at 3932 Lithia Springs Road just northeast of Balm-Riverview, where you pay $2 to swim, picnic, or walk the many woodland trails. This story promised to show Water water everywhere...and most of it is free! PENNY FLETCHER PH O T O This is a small portion of the public part of Bahia Beach at Ruskin s Little Harbor near the Sunset Grill. See WATER, WATER, page 2 New districts means new precincts, polling places for local voters By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.net In keeping with new district boundaries, Hillsborough officials are instituting precinct changes that will affect some South County voters in the upcoming 2012 elections. Those changes, involving both new polling places and new precinct numbers, will impact principally the primary and general election voters south of Ruskin and in Gibsonton. From the regional perspective, however, most precincts and polling places within them across the South County are to remain unchanged. And, all registered voters soon will receive new official voter information cards, beginning in the coming week. These, in a nutshell, were the pertinent announcements made by managers in Hillsborough's Supervisor of Elections last week when Dr. Earl Lennard and his staff reviewed countywide alterations driven by the decennial census changes for news media representatives and poll workers. The biggest change, in terms of numbers, is to transpire in connection with precinct numbers 900, 902, 903, 912 and 948 in the Sun City, Sundance and Cockroach Bay areas south of the Little Manatee River. The 693 registered voters formerly in Precinct 902 and accustomed to marking their ballots on election day at Southside Baptist Church are to join Precincts 912 and 948, with 912 continuing to vote at the church while the 948 polling place becomes Chulavista Landings. Similarly, the five registered voters in Precinct 900 who have been going to the church on election day will continue to do so, but will now be part of Precinct 912. So will the single voter in Precinct 903 who also will continue to mark ballots at the church, but as part of 912. The ranks of Precinct 912 also are to be swelled by the 1010 voters who formerly voted at the Elks Lodge on U.S. 41 in Ruskin and beginning in the upcoming elections will be joining the rest of 912 at Southside Baptist Church. The Gibsonton area change involves Precincts 960 and 945. The 118 registered voters who have been calling the Lake Fantasia Community Center in Precinct 960 their polling place will become Precinct 945 using the First Baptist Church of See POLLING CHANGES, page 3 Get your legs back on course by visiting us for a FREE Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or FREE Educational Consultation Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Mini-Ultrasound Leg Screening or Call us for an appointment today! 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4 JUNE 21, 2012 Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical McDonald's Hess Station Hess Station Publix Post Office Dollar General SavALot HWY. 60 Boyette Rd. S.R. 674 Valrico Rd. VALRICO (813) 653-2244 RIVERVIEW (813) 672-8100 SUN CITY CENTER (813) 634-6344 Sun Hill Optical 2 Complete Pairs of Eyeglasses Some restrictions apply. Most prescriptions. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/12 CR39 CONTACTS Progressive No-Line Bifocals month supply starter kit with exam 7 $ 99 $ 149 The 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 treatment INSURANCES ACCEPTED: United Healthcare, EyeMed, VBA, Spectra, Humana, Freedom, VCP, Advantica, Optimum, Davis Vision and many more Vision insurance for employees of Hillsborough County, Media General, Publix, Citigroup, Verizon, FedEX, Ford, and many more. THE 2010 McMullen Rd. SCC Plaza PLAZA 7 $ 99 $ 149 $ 99 $ 99 *with purchase of complete pair of Prescription Glasses Expires 6/30/12 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/12 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/12 CR39 FREE* FREE* 210 Woodland Estates S.W. Ruskin, FL 33570 813-645-3111 Fax: 813-645-4118 www.ObserverNews.net Published Every Thursday by M&M Printing Co., Inc. 645-4048 EDITORIAL: Brenda Knowles ............ Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen ................. Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Melody Jameson ...... Contributing Writer mj@observernews.net All press releases, news articles and photos may be emailed to news@ observernews.net, faxed to 645-4118, or mailed to Observer News, 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW, Ruskin, FL 33570 SALES: Vilma Stillwell ... Display Advertising Rep. vilma@observernews.net Nan Kirk ........... Display Advertising Rep. nan@observernews.net For current rates and circulation information visit our website at www.ObserverNews.net CLASSIFIED / CIRCULATION: Beverly Kay ......... Classied / Circulation beverly@observernews.net PRODUCTION: Jason Martin ......... Graphic Arts / Layout jason@observernews.net Chere Simmons .... Graphic Arts / Layout chere@observernews.net Sue Sloan ............. Composition / Layout sue@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necesssarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Riverview Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc. We Accept: Audited by: ¨ Award-Winning Newspapers For many people, the great American dream is to go into busi ness for themselves. During the 70s, Johnny Paycheck shouted from every jukebox, "Take this job and shove it. I ain't working here no more." Well, I took Johnny's advice liter ally and went into busi ness for myself in the 80s. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made. There have been both lean times and fat times; but in retrospect, they've all been good times. If you are thinking about going into busi ness for yourself, here are some things you might want to consider. What could you do every day for the rest of your life and look forward to getting up in the morn ing and doing it? Make a list of all the things you would like to do and are qualified to do. That doesn't mean you must be qualified now to do it, but that you could be qualified by the time the business begins. In my instance, I apprenticed myself to a training organization where I learned to develop and present ef fective training programs. Even during my apprenticeship, I knew I had made the right decision be cause on the days I had to teach, I felt the most alive. Even now, I feel that same electricity when I walk out in front of an audience. It was a good choice. Once you have made the deci sion to go into business, commit to it. Develop an attitude of suc cess. Be like Cortes, who burned his boats when he reached the new world, so his army had no choice but to go forward. Starting your own business is no place for the By William Hodges fainthearted. It requires long hours and an all-out commitment to succeed. If you leave yourself an escape hatch, it is likely you will find need to use it. The resources committed to the escape hatch might be just those that would put you over the top. Have a blueprint for success. If you don't have a solid picture of what you are building committed to paper, you may start to build and then lose your way. Most banks will require a business plan before they will make any loans. You should be just as care ful with your money. Build a plan before you sink your hard-earned capital into it. One need not attend college to build a business plan. Most vocational schools offer courses in small business develop ment and management. Marketing your business will be the initial key to its success. Look into how other people in your field are marketing their services. Look for new and innovative ways to get your message across. Emerson said, "If a man can write a bet ter book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mouse trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." The truth is that unless the man advertises his mouse trap, he will sit alone in the woods. If marketing is the key to early success, then good business eth ics are the key to long-term sur vival. It is important to be sure you give value for whatever price you charge. For my company, we adopted the slogan "underpromise and over-produce" very early. Living by that statement has worked well for us, and I prom ise if you will under-promise and over-produce, there will always be enough business as long as the fee is reasonable. Yes, having your own business can be the great American dream or your worst nightmare, depend ing upon how you approach it. But if you are doing something you love, earning a reasonable wage from it, providing a service to oth ers, and feeling a sense of satisfac tion, you are doing it right. Hodges is a nationally recog nized speaker, trainer and syndi cated columnist. He also hosts an interview-format television pro gram, 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.hodg esvideos.com. Phone: 813-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.com" The Great American dream Uncork your travel dreams Great wine destinations featuring AAA Travel and AAA Member Choice Vacations will be discussed at the following locations. Enjoy wines and cheese from around the world. There will also be door prizes. Wedn e sday, June 27 2 p.m. Payant Financial Plaza 1653 Sun City Center Plaza, SCC Wednesday June 27 6:30 p.m. South Shore Falls Community Clubhouse 5831 Cascade Falls Dr., Apollo Beach RSVP online at www.AAA.com/SunCityCenter or call (813) 633-4880. Patriotic songs featured The 40-piece Sarasota Concert Band will perform Victory Cele bration from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sun day, July 1 at the Community Hall in Sun City Center. The concert will include Songs of American Revolution, John William's Liberty Fanfare, and Victory at Sea by Richard Rodgers. Enjoy Dave Downer, and a heartwarming patriotic sing-a-long. This event is open to the public. Tickets are $18 per person and include a free CD with purchase. For more information, call (813) 642-2001. Tampa 912 Chapter to meet The Tampa 912 South Shore Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 25 at Century 21 Beggins Real Estate Building, 6542 U.S. Hwy. 41 N., Apollo Beach. The guest speaker is Joe Arnold, candidate for Federal House District 17. District 17 in cludes the area south of the Alafia River and east of I-75. For more information, call (813) 601-0302.

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6 JUNE 21, 2012 Ruskin VFW Post #6287 Ruskin VFW Post #6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N. has listed the following weekly activities. Meetings are: American Legion on 1st Wednesday each month; VFW and LAVFW on the 2nd Wednesday each month; and MAVFW on the 3rd Thursday each month. Thursday, June 21 Bar Bingo at 6 p.m. Friday, June 22 Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Music by Del & Gary from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 23 Music by Soul R Coaster from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, June 24 Fire in the Hole from 1 to 4 p.m. Music by Soul R Coaster from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 25 Open. Tuesday, June 26 Games in Lounge from 1 to 5 p.m. Kitchen open from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 Open. Riverview Memorial VFW Post #8108 7504 Riverview Dr. (813) 671-9845 MEETINGS Men's 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. For the second year, the FIT SOBAC Endowment has awarded scholarships to a graduate student studying air and water quality at the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems, College of Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology. George Maul, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head cheerfully agreed to make the trip across the Florida peninsula from Melbourne, FL again this year to introduce the recipients Jayden Roberts 2011 and Holly Sweat 2012. Each put together a PowerPoint presentation on their thesis project that was presented at the luncheon. The projected scholarship amount is about $1200, dependent on the endowment's earnings. The Save Our Air Bay and Canals non-profit disbanded in 2006 and donated the remaining treasury funds of $21,000 to FIT by setting up an endowment in SOBAC's name. The scholarship recipients are to be graduate students of the Marine and Environmental Systems Department who are studying air and water quality. Fundraising helped to bring the endowment up to the minimum $25,000 by 2009. When this requirement was met, the endowment accumulated interest on the principle for a year and the first scholarship was awarded in 2011. If you care to make a donation to the FIT SOBAC Endowment, make check is payable to: The FIT Save Our Bay Air and Canals/ Waters (SOBAC) Endowed Fellowship Fund and mail it to Florida Institute of Technology Office of Development Attn: Gretchen A. Sauerman Manager, FoundaSOBAC's (Save Our Bay, Air and Canals) friends met and greeted FIT SOBAC Scholarship Recipients. Standing, left to right: Mike and Ginger Hyde, John Evon, Dominick Gebbia (a former President), Sue and Jack Hunt, Marlene Hall, Tina Speller, Dave Johnson and Jeanette Doyle (event organizer). Seated: Barbara Allaert, Florida Institute of Technology Marine Science graduate students: Holly Sweat and Jayden Roberts, 2012 recipents of the FIT SOBAC Scholarship; Barbara and Carl Murphy. Air and water quality students meet scholarship benefactors tion Relations 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901. This non-profit was organized in 1999 by concerned area citizens when they learned of the government plans to place the largest desalination plant in western hemisphere on the fragile Tampa Bay Estuary and partnered with the aging TECO coal burning utility at Apollo Beach. SOBAC raised funds and hired an environmental and land use attorney, Ralph Brooks from Ft. Meyers. The members researched the local water issue, hired their own experts and took their challenge to court. They challenged the science used by decision makers to justify their actions. Because of this challenge, though not winning, SOBAC's testimony influenced the hearing master who ruled environmental safe guards were necessary: permitting wastement material to county sewers and landfills instead of dumping in bay water, creating a baseline for water and air quality, water monitoring devices in bay waters around the TECO Utility and the Desalination Plants measuring and monitoring water temperature, salinity levels and dissolve oxygen levels, etc. In 2002, SOBAC was awarded the Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award by the Hillsborough County Commissioners for showing "moral courage" confronting the desalination plant construction project, related water issues and promoting the protection of water and air quality in the region. It is the hope of past members of the SOBAC organization that the FIT DMES graduate students, receiving their Florida Institute of Technology Marine Sciences Advanced Degree, will follow a career to make a difference improving and sustaining our country's air and water quality. Thus, their influence promotes both nationwide and worldwide sustainable standards and management. Hillsborough County 4-H Summer Camps begin June 25 From robotics to food chemistry and inventions to dinosaurs, Hillsborough County's 4-H clubs will hold four different types of summer camps specially designed for children in grades 1 to 5. Each fun-filled camp will offer kids the opportunity to explore and have different experiences in the world of science. Cooking Up Science Camp July 9-13 8 a.m. to noon. $25 per child. This camp involves exploring basic biology, chemistry and physics using common items from the kitchen. Campers will make rock candy, mix up cornstarch goo, and extract iron from their morning cereal. This camp is suggested for kids entering grades 3-6. An Unfortunate Camp July 23-27 8 a.m. to noon. $25 per child. An unfortunate camp is actually a week of fun, hands-on activities that teach basic science principles. Campers will explore the science behind inventions, study reptiles and create interesting projects, learning through exploration and experimentation. This camp is based on "A Series of Unfortunate Events" books and it is for kids entering grades 3-5. Dinosaur Camp July 30-Aug. 3 8 a.m. to noon $30 per child. Go back in time millions of years to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Campers will explore fossils left behind, learn about paleontologists, dig up dinosaur bones and more! This camp is suggested for kids entering grades 1-2. Camps are located at the Hillsborough County Extension Service office at 5339 C.R. 579 in Seffner. To register, visit http://hillsborough4h.eventbrite.com. Payment is due first day of camp. Checks should be made out to Hillsborough County 4-H Youth Foundation. For questions about any of these camps, call the Hillsborough County 4-H Office at (813) 744-5519. The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (EPC) is pleased to announce they have added an electric vehicle, a Chevy Volt, to the County's fleet. EPC also uses a Honda Civic fueled on compressed natural gas as a part of their alternative fuel vehicles program. In total the EPC and the departments under the Board of County Commissioners, now operate 17 earliermodel hybrid vehicles for every day use. EPC's use of alternative fuel vehicles allows the County to test their practicality for expanded use in the fleet. It also allows the Agency to use these cleaner running vehicles to educate the public during outreach events. Pollution related to transportation is a major factor in the Tampa Bay area's air quality and using cleaner fuels can help improve the region's environment. Six months ago, Hillsborough County government installed its first public access electric car charging station using a federal grant. The County now runs six electric car charging stations at five locations, with one more on the way. Electric vehicle drivers can use any of them to charge up their cars FREE of charge! So far, electric vehicle drivers have used these stations to charge up with 1,576.2 kilowatt-hours. In total, that's enough power (for some electric vehicle models) to drive more than 4,600 miles! This has come at a cost of just $142.58 to Hillsborough County. Hillsborough County-Owned Electric Car Charging Station Locations: Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico Two at the County Center Public Parking Garage (aka Pierce Street Garage) at 319 N. Pierce St. in Tampa Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, 3629 Queen Palm Drive in Tampa Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W. Bearss Ave. in Tampa Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S. Manhattan Ave. in Tampa Plant City Courthouse, 301 North Michigan Ave. in Plant City (coming soon) There is no cost to electric vehicle drivers to get a charge at County-owned electric car charging stations; they will only be required to pay the existing parking rate (if applicable) at the given locations. Each station can charge electric vehicles from all major car makers. The charging stations are connected to an online network that allows drivers to use their computer or smartphone to locate stations nationwide, see which are in use, and find out what service fee may apply. This electric car charging sta tion effort, led by Commissioner Mark Sharpe, District 7 County wide, helps to expand the elec tric car charging infrastructure in the Tampa Bay area in support of consumers who want to invest in cleaner and cheaper energy trans portation alternatives. There are approximately 100 electric car charging stations in the Tampa Bay area, and the number is on the rise, making it easier than ever for electric car drivers to get out and about. Background: In June, 2011, the County Commission approved participation in a two-year Department of Energy grant opportunity to install the ChargePoint electric car charging stations, which were provided to the County free of charge. At the end of the grant period, Commissioners can decide if they will keep the units and pay for their maintenance and their connection to the nationwide charging station network, as well as whether there will be a service fee to charge up at the stations. The grant program is part of Coulomb Technologies' expansion of its $37 million ChargePoint America initiative to more U.S. cities. As a result, electric car charging stations are being installed throughout Florida and the Tampa Bay area. The ChargePoint America program is part of a $15 million grant administered by the Department of Energy and funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the Transportation Electrification Initiative. For more information, contact Margaret Rush, Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, at (813) 6272600 ext. 1289. Hillsborough County charges up County provides summer food bus Hillsborough County Public Schools would like to spread the word in advance that Student Nutrition Services (SNS) is launching a new initiative a food bus to feed the county's migrant community this summer. Two district school buses will deliver meals into neighborhoods Monday through Thursday, from June 11 through August 9. SNS will set up a canopy next to the school bus to serve meals and children can eat on the bus. This initiative provides nutritionally balanced meals to children regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender or national origin during the summer vacation when school breakfast and lunch are not available. All children 18 years old and younger are eligible.

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JUNE 21, 2012 5 Community Association forecloses on member's property By MELODY JAMESON mj@observernews.net SUN CITY CENTER For the first time, the Community Association here has taken title to a residential property as part of ongoing efforts to recover unpaid membership dues. The CA leadership, however, has not made a determination about use or disposition of the home and, from the legal perspective, stands behind a mortgage lender heavily invested in the site. This first takeover of a SCC house and lot when all other endeavors to collect back dues have failed was set in motion about a year ago when a foreclosure action was initiated by a real estate attorney at the CA Board's direction, Ed Barnes, president, said this week. The court-ordered Certificate of Title was received last month, he added. The property is located on the community's north side and the two-bedroom, two-bath, concrete block house is among those built during the community's first decade. Barnes did not specify the property address or name the absentee owner. The house has been vacant for several years, he noted. The foreclosure was preceded by multiple attempts to bring the owner's membership dues account current as the CA undertook a community-wide campaign two years ago to collect accumulating unpaid fees, Barnes said. In such cases, notice after notice is provided to a homeowner advising of the unpaid balance due, of options available if financial hardship is a factor and of the eventual possible consequences if a FLORIDA REALTY View thousands of Florida listings at www.PrudentialFloridaRealty.com OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. noon to 5 p.m. 2008. An independently owned and operated member of The Prudential Real Estate Afliates, Inc. Prudential is a service mark of The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Equal Housing Opportunity FLORIDA | HOME FINANCE GROUP an afliate of WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE FLORIDA | TITLE & GUARANTEE FLORIDA | HOME & GENERAL LINES INSURANCE 201 Bedford St. 86 ............. $17,900 202 Bedford St C67 ........... $18,000 202 Bedford St C60 .......... $22,000 1811 Bedford Ln #145 $24,500 2243 Grenadier #157 .......... $31,400 401 B Faraday Trl .............. $46,900 2502 Lambdin Dr .............. $49,900 1812 Foxhunt Dr #A ......... $59,900 2110 N Halcyon Dr ........... $69,900 2413 Lancaster Dr .............. $72,000 2223 Ivan Ct ....................... $84,500 2412 New Haven CR ......... $84,500 839 Tremont Greens ........... $99,500 728 Masterpiece ............... $100,000 1318 Leland Dr ................ $105,000 2066 Inverness Grns ........ $128,300 2059 Inverness Grns ........ $129,900 1918 Acadia Greens ......... $134,500 2323 Brookeld Grns ...... $205,000 1947 Acadia Greens ........ $210,000 2289 Sield Greens ......... $239,500 1804 Ft. Duquesna Dr ...... $109,900 1214 Hacienda Dr ............ $109,900 1604 N Pebble Beach ....... $125,000 344 Northway Dr ............. $139,900 3302 River Estates ......... $132,900 KINGS POINT KINGS POINT SUN CITY CENTER SUN CITY CENTER OTHER AREAS We Now Have a Rental Dept. 1607 Brookton Greens ..... $169,000 1802 Adrean Pl ................. $169,000 1053 Emerald Dunes ........ $175,000 1303 Crystal Greens ......... $252,500 dues matter is not addressed. If these efforts do not produce a workable response, the CA then files a formal lien against the property, establishing its legal claim for non-payment of past due fees as required by one or more covenants previously made part of the property deed. The last resort is a foreclosure action to satisfy and settle the unpaid dues balance. In the present instance, the unpaid balance and legal fees total more than $5,600, Barnes added. CA membership dues gradually have increased over the years and now are $263 per member, per year. Although the CA now holds certain legal rights to the property under its Certificate of Title, that title does not, for example, allow for selling the house and lot to another owner, Barnes noted. Plus, a lender holds a mortgage on the site for substantially more than $100,000, along with the property deed, he added. Given this situation, Barnes said the CA leadership will contact the lender to suggest it make use of the tax advantages it could capture by donating the property "as is" to the CA, a not-for-profit entity in good standing under section 501(c) 3 of the federal IRS code. Such a choice by the lender would relieve it of further responsibility for maintenance, of mortgage collection efforts or of the added expenses accruing from a foreclosure action on its mortgage, plus give the lender the significant tax advantage of a substantial charitable contribution. And, if the unencumbered property deed were to be conveyed to the CA, Barnes said the organization well might opt simply to sell the house to an eligible buyer in order to recover the back dues owed and the related collection expenses. Additional monies resulting from a sale would be applied to the community amenities, the CA's first responsibility, the president said. If, however, the lender is unwilling to relinquish its interest in the property at this time, Barnes said the board will look into renting the house to an eligible tenant in the short term. The house is structurally sound and actually would require only cosmetic attention to make it desirable, he estimated. A reasonable rental rate could satisfy the unpaid dues balance and the involved expenses in about a year the same length of time the lender might need to accomplish its foreclosure. Asked if the property could be converted to business office use or for badly needed club space, Barnes pointed out it is not contiguous to any existing amenities and is not suited to office use, in part because of location within a long established residential neighborhood. The property may be the first claimed by the CA for nonpayment of dues, but it may not be the last, Barnes indicated. This week the combined total due the CA in unpaid membership fees stood at $126,000, he said, and there is another similar situation among the top 10 defaulting homeowners owing $2,000 or more that could become the next foreclosure. Sun City Center's numerous amenities including more than 100 clubs and various activity venues from swimming pools to performance theaters are supported by the community's association dues. This array of "We take dues paying very seriously and we must enforce the restrictive covenants that our homeowners accepted when they purchased their properties." Ed Barnes amenities surpasses those in any other area retirement center, Barnes asserted, yet are available to residents whose annual membership fee is less than in other communities. "We take dues paying very seriously," he added, "and we must enforce the restrictive covenants that our homeowners accepted when they purchased their properties." Copyright 2012 Melody Jameson Community Foundation of SCC makes a difference The Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center has awarded a 10,000 grant to The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center for ongoing funding of Project Tooth, a ministry reaching out to children in local schools in need of dental care. Last year 1,200 children re ceived education in dental hygiene and vouchers for dental treatment at Sun Coast Dental Centers. Project Tooth plans for 2012-13 include in creasing the children served to 1,500 and supporting the "A Smile Ev ery Mile" dental bus at the Good Samaritan Mission Back-To-School event. A student who had suffered dental pain for months stated, "You have saved my life." Once again, members of the Community Foun dation have united with generous spirit to make a difference in Sun City Center and South Hillsborough County. Project Tooth produces healthy, happy smiles. For more information call 813-634-2539 or visit www.sccumc.com.

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8 JUNE 21, 2012 else you want to communicate. Usually no more than a few pages, the process of writing an ethical will can actually be quite satisfying. But be careful that you don't contradict any aspects of your legal will or estate plan. And, if you're having trouble with the writing, there are profes sional ethical will writers you can hire to help you, or you can speak your wishes into a voice recorder or have someone video record you. Where to Start To craft an ethical will, start by jotting down some notes about what's really important to you and what you want your loved ones to know. Take your time, and remem ber that you're not trying to write for the Pulitzer Prize. The letter is a gift of yourself, written for those you love. After you've gathered your thoughts you can start drafting your letter. You can also revise or rewrite it anytime you want. And for safekeeping, keep your ethical will with your other legal docu ments in a secure location but be sure your executor has access to it. A safe-deposit box or fireproof filing cabinet or safe in your home is a good choice. Get Help If you need some help, there are lots of resources available like ethicalwill.com which offers practical information, examples of ethical wills, and lots of materials you can purchase to help you put one together, including the second edition of "Ethical Wills: Putting Your Values on Paper" by Barry Baines, M.D for $16. Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about ethical wills? My wife and I had to make some minor adjustments to our legal will last month, and our attorney suggested we create an ethical will as a way to explain our intentions and express our thoughts and feelings. We are interested in doing this but could use some help. What can you tell me? Planning Ahead Dear Planning, An ethical will can be a valuable complement to your legal will, as well as a wonderful gift to your family or other loved ones. Here's what you should know along with some tips to help you make one. Ethical Wills Unlike a last will and testament, which tells your loved ones (and the legal world) what you want them to have, an ethical will (which is not a legal document) tells them what you want them to know. With an ethical will, you can share with your loved ones your feelings, wishes, regrets, gratitude and ad vice, as well as explain the elements in your legal will, give information about the money and possessions you're passing on, and anything By Jim Miller How to Create an Ethical Will THE SAVVY SENIOR Another good resource is Personal Legacy Advisors (per sonallegacyadvisors.com), a com pany that offers coaching, editing, writing and/or audio or video re cording ethical wills. Prices will vary depending on the services you choose. They also sell a do-ityourself guidebook "The Wealth of Your Life: A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Your Ethical Will" by Susan Turnbull for $20. You can also find help through the Association of Personal Historians. This is a trade association that of fers a nationwide directory of pro fessionals who can help you create an ethical will, memoir or a person al history. Visit personalhistorians. org to find help in your area. You also need to know that many people choose to share their ethical will with their family and friends while they're still living so they can enjoy their reactions, while others think it should be read after their death. It's up to you. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Nor man, OK 73070, or visit SavvySe nior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of "The Savvy Senior" book. Pride -Some boaters simply want to take pride in their ability to han dle all situations on the water. Respect -If you've ever been challenged by sudden changes in water and weather then you have learned some measure of respect for what knowledge and preparation can do in difficult situations. Consistency -Everyone likes to dock a boat perfectly every time. We know this is unlikely. More important is the ability to dock the boat in the same condition as when you went out, complete with the same number of healthy passengers with all their appendages and digits. Fear -Do fear ignorance. Do fear not knowing what to do. Love -Can you save your children? Your spouse? Do you know what to do when that following sea comes up on your transom; and when you're taking on water? Headlines -Safe boat ers don't want to be in the headlines, unless you're the boater who saved the other boat. Interest -In things nau tical. Fishing. Weather. Wind. Knots. Navigation. Docking. Flotilla 75 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering a basic boating safety course on July 5, 12 and 19th at Tampa Sailing Squadron in Apollo Beach. The seminars are held in three manageable segments of 3 hours each over a 2-week period. "About Boating Safely" is a beginner boating course that can save boaters money, increase skill confidence and make for relaxing and safe boating excursions. The three consecutive sessions will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings on July 5, 12 and 19 overlooking the water at Tampa Sailing Squadron. The first two sessions are instructional and the third session for review ing and testing. "About Boating Safely" will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. card. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts to boaters who successfully complete this course. More importantly, the course will make you a more knowledgeable and more confi dent boat operator. Cost is $40 and includes the ABS book, a lifetime reference manual. For more information and reser vations, call Guy Mandigo at (813) 641-2488. Why boaters take safe boating classes Connect with other professionals Become known as a powerful resource for others. When you are known as a strong resource, people remember to turn to you for suggestions, ideas, names of other people, etc. This keeps you visible and in their thought processes which makes you the first person they will refer to when the opportunity arises! Connect with other professionals every Friday morning from 7:30 to 9 a.m. for this FREE networking event at Sun Towers Retirement Commu nity where you will have the time to make that close contact! Sun Towers is located at 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573. For more information, call (813) 634-3347.

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JUNE 21, 2012 9 S OUTH S HORE R EGIONAL L IBRARY 15816 Beth Shields Way Ruskin 33573 Kids' Program/Event Highlights June 21-27 Family Story Time Thursday, June 21 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. Stuffed Animal Slumber Party! Saturday, June 23 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For children ages 4-10. Friday, bring your stuffed friend to the Library any time before 6 p.m. and leave them overnight where they will enjoy a slumber party with other stuffed friends. On Saturday, come back at 10:30 a.m. for stories, a picture review of all the activities your stuffed friend did overnight, and a special craft project! Registration is required. Ask at the Information Desk or call 273-3652. Parents -please make sure your little one can do without their stuffed friend overnight! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Library. Cosplay Ball Saturday, June 23 6 to 10 p.m. Come dressed as a popular Anime or Manga character for a night of Anime-themed fun, music, games, and prizes. There will be a special contest for the best costume. Advance tickets are available and ticket holders are entered into a special raffle contest. Funding for this program provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Library. "Pee Wee Artists:" Let's Create! Monday, June 25 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. "Pee Wee Artists," 3-6 years, will join our art instructor for a fun morning creating an art project to take home. Limit 15. Adult must be present. Registration required at the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Baby Time Monday, June 25 1:35 to 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 10:05 to 10:25 a.m. and 11:35 to 11:55 a.m. For children ages 0-20 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. "Creative Artists:" Let's Create! Monday, June 25 2 to 3 p.m. "Creative Artists," 7-10 years, will join their art instructor for a fun afternoon creating an art project to take home. Limit 20. Registration required at the Information Desk or by calling 273-3652. Star Stories: Greek Myths Monday, June 25 7 to 7:40 p.m. For children ages 5 to 12. Katie Adams of Make Believe Theatre brings Greek myths to life with colorful shadow puppets, storytelling and audience participation. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Toddler Time Tuesday, June 26 10:05 to 10:25 a.m. and 10:35 to 10:55 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 10:35 to 10:55 a.m. 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 Tuesday, June 26 11 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 11 to 11:30 a.m. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Stories, action rhymes, songs and interactive activities make up this engaging 30-minute pro gram that highlights early literacy skills, and encourages reading readiness and social interaction. Moonlight Magic Tuesday, June 26 2 to 2:45 p.m. For children ages 5 to 12. Moons glow! Stars twinkle! Planets illuminate! Explore the night skies with stories, games and activities. Groups must register in advance, call 273.3652. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Didgeridoo Down Under Wednesday, June 27 2 to 2:45 p.m. and 3:15 to 4 p.m. For children ages 5 to 12. Learn about the heart of Aboriginal Australia through this entertaining and educational music program that features the down under sound of the didgeridoo. Groups must register in advance, call 273-3652. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. The White House has named RCMA's Lourdes Villanueva as a Head Start Champion of Change' in recognition of a career devoted to Head Start's goal of educating and caring for our youngest, most vulnerable children.' Villanueva, 53, lives and works in Plant City as RCMA's Director of Ad vocacy. She is to be honored in Washing ton Monday, along with 10 other Head Start champions. Immokalee-based RCMA is a nonprofit corporation that operates 75 child care centers and two char ter schools for Florida's rural poor. It is an acclaimed provider of child care under the federal Head Start program. Villanueva has worked for RCMA for nearly 30 years, since she became a star volunteer at her children's child care center. "Lourdes and I go way back," said Barbara Mainster, RCMA's Executive Director. "She's a living prototype of the dreams that we have for all the families we serve." Born in Mexico, Villanueva is now a U.S. citizen. She began migrating with her parents at age 11, following the harvests from Louisiana to Michigan to Florida. Every winter, Villanueva picked oranges and strawberries outside Tampa Bay. She married at 18 and began raising three children while picking strawberries. After enrolling her children with RCMA, Villanueva earned her GED, and a job at RCMA. RCMA encourages its staff members to attend college, and Villanueva eventually earned her bachelor's degree. Today, Villanueva's three children also are college gradu RCMA's Villanueva: a champion for children ates, working in Hillsborough County businesses. As Director of Advocacy, Villa nueva's duties include advocat ing for farm workers, involving collaborations and partner ships. She serves on the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association's Scholarship committee. She keeps RCMA's 1,600 employ ees up to date on farmworker and immigra tion issues such as the proposed Dream Act. Recently, Villanueva persuaded a number of Hillsborough County churches to adopt migrant labor camps. Church members have visited the camps, met the fami lies living there, and filled needs ranging from food to cancer medications. Villanueva also assembled a sequence of grants to teach farm workers how to protect themselves and their small children from agricultural pesticides. The pro grams have led to the installation of outdoor sinks and racks for donated shirts at RCMA centers. These enable parents arriving from the fields to clean up and cover up before embracing their children. "Lourdes' cell phone is never off," Mainster said. "And every one, migrant parents from all over, know this." RCMA, meanwhile, has created its largest cluster of operations in Hillsborough County. It runs 18 child care centers and programs in southern and eastern Hillsborough, plus RCMA Wimauma Acad emy, an elementary-level charter school. RCMA Leadership Acad emy, a new middle school on the Wimauma campus, is set to open in August. LOURDES VI LL ANUE V A The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce the signing of a 20year lease agreement between the authority and NexLube Tampa, LLC, a firm that will invest some $75-80 million to develop and construct a recycling facility capable of processing up to 24 million gallons of used oil per year at the Port of Tampa. The facility, to be located on 12 acres at Pendola Point, will be the first of its kind in Florida. The lease was signed in a brief ceremony Wednesday, at the port au thority's headquarters, in Tampa, by Richard Wainio, port director and chief executive, and Monte Bell, president of NexLube LLC. Sev eral stakeholders from regional economic development agencies attended, including key partners during the two-year process that worked closely together to bring the lease signing into fruition: Enterprise Florida, Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the City of Tampa and Hillsbor ough County. The NexLube project is expected to create hundreds of jobs during the two-year construction phase and provide 75 direct and indirect jobs over the duration of the 20-year agreement, with an additional 10 years in options. In addition, the new facility is expected to generate substantial Hillsborough County property tax revenues per year andwhen fully operationala total of $10 million in revenues to the port authority over the term of the lease. Green industries are increasingly being developed at ports across the United States, and provide a good fit for the Port of Tampa. Recycled oil will be used to produce lubricants, diesel and asphalt. In addition, oil from automobile oil changes will be reprocessed for use as motor oil that is equal or superior to retail motor oil. "We are extremely pleased to partner with NexLube Tampa, on this amazing project and eager to see their business succeed. We thank the many partners who helped make this day possible," Wainio said. The Tampa Port Authority (www.tampaport.com) administers Florida's largest and one of the nation's most diversified ports. Handling an array of materials from bulk and break bulk to containers and heavy lift project cargoes, the port is the largest economic engine in all of west and central Florida. For more information about NexLube Tampa, LLC, visit www. nexlubetampa.com. Port Authority signs long-term lease with oil recycling firm Vendors sought for Annual Women's Conference and Expo New Life Tabernacle Church, 6912 Williams Rd., Seffner is seek ing Health and Wellness vendors for its annual Women's Confer ence and Expo to be held on Satur day, Aug. 4. The date was picked as an ideal time to enhance vendor sales as participants will already be attending the conference which begins Aug. 2. Seminars given by doctors for women from teens through se niors, women-owned businesses, community resource providers, exercise demonstrations and a mini food court are just some of the reasons that the event is always well attended. Booths are only $80 and space is limited. Discount to those who supply their own tables. For more information, email Anne Pierre at a.pierre@newlife tabernacleupc.org or call her at (813)740-1868. Florida's economy moving in the right direction Governor Rick Scott responded to Florida's unemployment rate dropping to 8.6 percent in May 2012, down 2.3 percent since he came into office and to its lowest point since December 2008. "It is clear that the work we have done to lower the cost of doing business in our state by cutting taxes and reducing regulation is giving the private sector the con fidence it needs to expand, grow and add jobs. Florida's continued steady decline in unemployment shows that Florida is on the right track. I remain committed to grow ing private-sector jobs in our state by making Florida the No. 1 place for business so that every Florid ian can have the opportunity for a job," says Governor Scott. Prepare to sail Join the Ruskin Elks on the Ruby Princess as they set sail for Prin cess Cay Bahamas, St. Maarten and other ports. The Ruby Prin cess is a beautiful cruise ship with a variety of staterooms, balconies and mini suites. The group will depart from the Ruskin Elks Lodge on a bus on Jan. 13, 2013 and travel to the Fort Lauderdale pier before setting sail to Princess Cay, St Maarten, St Thomas, Grand Turk and Caicos Islands. Staterooms start at $943, all inclusive. To reserve your place, call Howard Elkin of Discover Travels at (941) 916-9825 or (941) 628-3630. Mention that you are traveling with the South Hillsbor ough Elks. South Shore Felines plans benefit ABC is holding a fundraiser to benefit South Shore Felines, a local non-profit cat organiza tion's spay/neuter program from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22 at Animal Based Charities Thrift Store on 4340 S. Manhat tan Ave., Tampa. All sales at the Thrift Store will be split 50/50 with the non-profit. For more information, email Info@SouthShoreFelines.org or call (813) 393-0844.

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CUPCAKE Cupcake is a sweet Chihuahua who was found as a stray. She is a little shy but with some sweet talking, she will wag her tail and pop up in your lap. Cupcake likes belly rubs and a good cuddle. She is pretty laid back, as well. Life seems to have been a little rough for this gal. She would love nothing more than for you to come and give her a place to call home. As part of her adoption, Cupcake will be spayed and microchipped as part of her adoption. She has been brought current on her shots and treated for heartworms. DOB: March 2, 2010 JUNE 21, 2012 11 We're Here For You! We Welcome New Patients "Our practice provides a complete range of professional services including Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Thorough Examinations, Cleanings, Dental Makeovers and Implant Restorations. Tooth Pain Dentures Dental Implants Sedation Dentistry Tooth Whitening Michelle Halcomb, D.D.S. 813-634-3396 www.suncitycenterdental.com 703 Del Webb Blvd. W., Suite B Sun City Center, FL 33573 Lic.#6193 Lic.#9109 Lic.#11099 Lic.#15756 Lic.#D1713809 Our ofce is open: Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. to noon Crowns Bridges Partials Porcelain Veneers Cosmetic Dentistry We salute all of our men, women and Veterans of the Armed Forces! BRANDON PEST CONTROL Phone: (813) 685-7711 Fax: (813) 685-3607 10 Locations in Florida, Georgia & Tennessee CALL FOR FREE INSPECTION ASK ABOUT TERMIDOR Celebrating 38 Years in Business TERMITES? SUMMER S OUTH S HORE R EGIONAL L IBRARY 15816 Beth Shields Way Ruskin 33573 Adult Program/Event Highlights June 21-27 Access: Forms, Reports and Switchboards Thursday, June 21 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. Learn to create forms and reports using the data in your database. Create switchboards and dynamic drop-down menus. Previous experience with Microsoft Access is highly recommended. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. Book Discussion: State of Wonder by Ann Pratchett Thursday, June 21 2 to 3:30 p.m. Award-winning New York Times -bestselling author, Patchett, returns with a provocative novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazon rainforest--a gripping adventure story and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name of discovery and love. Internet: Viruses, Spyware, Phishing Scams and More! Tuesday, June 26 12:15 to 2:30 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. On-line Genealogy Tuesday, June 26 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Begin your family history research using Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest. Word: Advanced Formatting Wednesday, June 27 10:15 a.m. Tabs, headers and footers, numbering and inserting page numbers, page borders. Previous experience with Microsoft Word is recommended. Deaf and Hearing Connection Telephone Distribution Wednesday, June 27 1 to 3 p.m. Presented by Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI). FTRI provides free specialized equipment and training to qualified Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. The equipment enables them to place and receive phone calls. Mah Jongg Club Wednesday, June 27 6:30 to 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. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. SouthShore Needle People Wednesday, June 27 6:30 to 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! C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273 SHADOW Shadow is a beautiful black domestic short hair with a pretty round face. Unfortunately his owner couldn't keep him and had to give him up for adoption. Come and see Shadow and give him a life in a forever home. He is very friendly and will tolerate being held and petted. Shadow is up to date on his shots, neutered and micro chipped. Shadow deserves to be in a loving home, give him a chance to do just that. DOB: June 2, 2007 Insurance company opens in Apollo Beach Great Florida Insurance of Apollo Beach is now open in the South Hillsborough Commerce Center on Frandorson Circle in Apollo Beach. It is a full-service insurance agency with the ability to write all types of personal and commercial insurance. They specialize in pro viding competitive quotes from their array of insurance carriers plus fast and friendly service. The agency is a SouthShore Chamber of Commerce and the South Shore Business Association member. Look for them on Facebook as Great Florida Insurance of Apollo Beach or on Twitter @Florida InsChick or read their blog at www.floridainsurancechick.com. Recently, Governor Rick Scott attended the Homeless Youth Forum hosted by the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough to cere monially sign House Bill 1351, which gives homeless youth age 16 and older the ability to request and receive their birth certifi cate from the state. At the forum, several formerly homeless youth discussed their efforts to avoid homelessness. Without a birth certificate, minors who are not in the physi cal custody of a parent or guardian cannot obtain other forms of iden tification, such as a Social Secu rity card, driver's license or state identification card. Without such documentation, they face barriers that hinder their ability to recover from homelessness. "By being empowered to access their own birth certificates, home less youth are able to redirect the course of their lives, just like the young people we have heard from this morning," Governor Scott said. "Their willingness to share their stories is making a difference in the lives of those who face simi lar challenges." During the 2010-2011 school year, Florida school districts iden tified 6,503 children who met the definition of an unaccompanied homeless youth, according to the Florida Department of Children and Families. Sponsored by Senator Jack Latvala, and Representatives Rich Gloriso and Jim Frishe, the bill was drafted by a group of high school students at Armwood High School in Hillsborough County. "I want to commend the stu dents who saw the barriers faced by their fellow students who were homeless and took action to get in volved in our democratic process," said Governor Scott. "Their work is a perfect example of how our citizens have an important voice and say in shaping our laws." Governor Scott signs legislation to help homeless youth

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12 JUNE 21, 2012 Outstanding member at Curves One of our most successful members, Mary Lou Cummings, has been a member of Curves since December 2003. With over 1074 workouts at Curves facilities, she is dedicated to her workouts. Mary Lou says, "Curves provides a fun, healthy way to socialize and meet new friends while getting the known healthy benefits of focused exercise." Mary Lou is active with her hobby of card making and donates many of the cards to soldiers over seas and other organizations. She volunteers at the Ruskin Library on a regular basis and served for the Friends of the Library. She is a member of Laureate Beta Pi, Beta Sigma Phi Internaitonal. Mary Lou's neighbors know her as someone always willing to help in times of need. Good friend and neighbor, hard working volunteer, Mary Lou still makes time for 3 or more Curves workouts each week for exercise, fitness and fellow ship. For more information, on SCC Curves, call (813) 633-9771. Neighborhood associations can now apply for mini-grants up to $2,500 for fiscal year 2013 to fund projects to improve their commu nities and increase civic involve ment. Hillsborough County's Office of Neighborhood Relations is accept ing applications through Friday, Aug. 17 at 5 p.m. Applications for the mini-grants are available on the County's website at www.hillsbor oughcounty.org/onr/minigrant. These mini-grants support com munity projects in neighborhoods located in unincorporated areas of the County, and the cities of Plant City, Tampa, and Temple Terrace. Previous grant-funded projects in clude shrub and flower planting, subdivision entrance signs, play ground equipment, neighborhood festivals, crime watch programs, websites, newsletters, and educa tion activities. Applications will be reviewed by the Neighborhood Mini-Grant Evaluation Committee and ap proved by the Board of County Commissioners. Only one grant will be awarded per neighborhood association. Recipients will be no tified by November 30. Completed applications may be dropped off or mailed to Of fice of Neighborhood Relations, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 1st Floor, Tampa, 33602, or faxed to (813) 276-2621. The Mini-Grant Program was established in 1988 by the Hills borough County Board of County Commissioners to improve and re vitalize communities, and strength en neighborhood associations. For more information, call ONR at (813) 272-5860. Apply now for neighborhood mini-grants The future John F. and Jackie Kennedy Joyce Kennedy of Valencia Lakes, Wimauma announces the engage ment and upcoming wedding of her son, John F. Kennedy, Jr. of Orlando to Jaclyn Pereira of Orlando, daughter of Debra King and Jack Pereira of Long Island, NY. John is the son of Joyce Kennedy and the late Jack Kennedy, formerly of Wellington, FL and grandson of Grace Mantel and the late Gerald Mantel of Kings Point, Sun City Center. John and Jaclyn met their final year of college while attending the University of Central Florida. Their relationship blossomed from what was once a funny thought' to one day becoming "John F. and Jackie Kennedy" to what will now become a reality on Oct. 7, 2012. Upon graduation in 2009, John followed his passion to help people plan for their financial freedom by becoming an advisor with Mosaic Wealth Management Group in Win ter Springs. Mosaic Wealth is a local firm devoted to helping their clients focus on all aspects of wealth plan ning. Jaclyn also went into a similar field, and is now the Finance Director with Alpha EMC, a firm dedicated to environmental and energy solutions. John proposed in a very special way. Staging a business meeting with the CEO and fellow co-workers of her office, John interrupted the meet ing to take Jaclyn out to lunch' and while her boss was discussing the importance of family and loved ones, John began his speech, got down on one knee and to Jaclyn's surprise asked, "Jaclyn Leigh Pereira, will you marry me?" The wedding date is Oct. 7, 2012 with a marital mass and reception to follow in the Orlando area. Riverside Golf 813.645.2000 $ 23 ................before noon $ 20 ...................after noon $ 18 ....................after 2 pm $ 5 00 OFF Any Round IMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONS Includes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included. Valid only with this coupon. 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If you need a consultation with a Boardcertified physi cian or a non-narcotic prescription, it's $35 (what you would pay as most copays.) Your in formation is stored in a HIPAA-compliant elec tronic medical file for future use. Oh, and did I mention the $49.90 covers the whole family? Did I also mention this is open to anyone retired, student, working or not? Call Md Plus has negotiated major discounts with over 500,000 health professionals within the United Health Group for primary care, specialist visits, hospital stays, hearing, vision, dental, chi ropractic care and more. They also have discounts on prescriptions. You can enroll in person at the Chamber or at the website www. sccchamber.callmdplus.org. Is this an insurance policy? No, and it doesn't pretend to be. But a free call to an RN or a $35 consultation with a Board-certified physician at 3:00 am is a lot cheaper than a trip to the ER. There are no waiting periods and no exclusions to preexisting conditions. If this program can help you and your family, let us know. It's just another wonderful thing about living in the South Shore area! TECH TALK By: Dana Dittmar, Executive Director SCC Chamber News You, Me, and Business One of the best aspects of living in southeastern Hillsborough County is the incredible sense of community here. The moment a need is identified, the jungle drums spread the word to all of the local service groups and the need is met. There are so many wonderful resources out there. The problem is, very few of us know where they are. For instance, did you know the Sun City Center Area Commu nity Foundation serves people outside of Sun City Cen ter? Did you even know we had a Foundation? With more than $30 million invested, the Foundation uses the interest to grant money to various causes all over the area. For instance, the Foundation has approved grants for at-risk youth in Wimauma, literacy in our area schools, spay and neuter programs for C.A.R.E., and care at LifePath Hospice. They have supported women in crisis, the blind, school sports teams and teachers. At-risk kids have been allowed to go to Disney and food pantries have been filled for the hungry. Some of the funds are earmarked for very specific needs. The Mary Petro Fund will pay for food and medicine for the truly needy in Sun City Center. But most funds have looser restrictions and can go towards the arts in schools and other organizations such as Samaritan Services and the Guard ian Ad Litem. Grants can only be given to groups with a 501(c)3 designation and there is a structured application process. But there is money there if we can just get the word out. On another note, The Chamber has partnered with Call Md Plus to bring some relief to those who You, Me & Business By Dana Dittmar HOLIDAY DEADLINES In observance of Independence Day, The Observer News office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4 Adverti sing and press release deadlines will advance as follows: Classified ads: 4 p.m., Friday, June 29 Display ads:11 a.m., Friday, June 29 News Releases: 4 p.m., Thursday, June 28

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JUNE 21, 2012 15 1/2 Lb. Angus Burger $ 6 95 Chef's Special Sunday Brunch Don't want to miss this! Hang around for sunset! Chef's Special for Dinner 10% OFF Your EntrŽe Purchase Early political convention? No, Metrocon! MITCH T RAPHAGEN P HOTOS If you happened to be in downtown Tampa this past weekend, things may have appeared even more strange than usual, what with strange look ing creatures wandering around, many of whom carried large, exoticlooking weapons. No, it wasn t a sudden political convention, it was the 10th annual Metrocon, Florida s largest anime convention. Organizers expected up to 10,000 visitors this year, most of them elaborately dressed young people, but also more than a few parents and middle age people taking part in the fun. Anime is essentially a form of art, originating in Japan, that roughly refers to animation. For the Metrocon visitors, it allowed them to mix a little fantasy with reality for a weekend and the result was something very clearly enjoyed by all. Metrocon included a wide variety of events over the three-day convention, including a large vendor display area (trust me, stuff you can t get at Walmart), speaker panels and the Original Anime Human Chess Match. Perhaps the best part of all was just seeing the costumes and how much fun people had showing them off. For a brief few days in down town Tampa, fantasy definitely became reality in a good way.

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EXCLUDES TIRES & SALES SPECIALS Honor All Competitor's Coupons Do you remember when the snook ban started? It was after the big freeze in the year 2010. It might be lifted this year. State officials will soon meet and this matter is up to open or not to open legal catches again. Only the west coast of Florida has been closed. Snook were not killed on the east coast. It has been the talk of the waterways the past two years as those fishing daily tell me that the snook have come back in schools. They are caught and released daily. Snook have been off limits to harvest in gulf waters since the hard freeze of 2010 and anglers are waiting to hear good news that they can catch this popular sport fish again. They do not want to hear that the band has again been extended. This fish is not only fun to catch, but is a great tablefare. Tarpon like our warm weather are still stirring around and soaring high in the air at night. Why go to Boca Grande to fish for tarpon since they still are in our waters. I was told that tarpon fishing was hot this weekend on the incoming tides. It seems the tides were pushing crabs up and the tarpon were having a feast on them. This is not a tablefare fish and is only caught as a trophy, but most often a photo is snapped and the fish is released for another to catch. Trout are still in the deeper grass beds, watch for the swirls, then make your cast. Many are using live shrimp for bait and some artificial. They will take most any lure or plug. The warmer weather has brought higher tides. This has given us more fish to catch. With the high tides, the larger game fish have moved into our waterways. The tarpon have stayed around as have many dolphin, black tip shark, larger than usual snook, and redfish. Fishing could not be better. Fishing could not be better Red snapper season is open until July 11. They have been traveling with the red grouper in about 100 feet of water. or more water depth. To the suprise of some landlubbers, snapper have migrated to private docks and those dock fishing this week were delighted with their red snapper catches. This fish loves dead bait, such as frozen shrimp, sardines, or squid. Red snapper season lasts only 40 days. Some are shocked at snapper traveling inshore, as most catches are made at least 30 miles out. Survey cards are put out by the Fish and Wildlife Commission to keep track of the red snapper. You are asked to help by reporting, where and when the red snapper were caught. Many snapper have been tagged. Flounder are not being lazy this week and are surfacing with every tide to feed. I have seen some huge flounder this week. Anglers are reporting they were fishing the tides. Dock casters were all smiles with their sheephead catches. Cast netters were enjoying mullet on their dinner tables. Freshwater anglers were having the time of their lives catching freshwater catfish. After a few pounding rain storms this past week, fishing has been great as we return to our tropical sunny days. I have noticed that when a storm is pending, there are no boat trailers at the popular Williams Park lot on Hwy. 41 N. I lost a lifelong friend this week, Setsuko Vickers, who with husband L.O. fished with me for many years. I did not hear one report or complaint this week about the fish not biting. It seems that everyone made a catch. Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Florida Outdoor Press. By Jonie Maschek FISH TALES Pet adoption booth to be set-up in SCC Florida Big Dog Rescue and our little dog friends will be at Pet Supermarket from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in SCC on Saturday, June 30 at 3848 Sun City Center Blvd. in the Bealls Plaza. This is in conjuntion with Pet Supermarket's Customer Appre ciation Day. They will be bringing lots of small breed dogs available for adoption. If you are looking for a loving companion, stop by and see their super cute adoptables. For more information, call (813) 716-4772 or "like" Florida Big Dog Rescue on Facebook. Ringo and family member of vol unteer staff. A local teen has been selected to attend a special summer school for future leaders and has very little time to raise $2,250 so she can get there. Amy Marchant, a 17-year-old junior at East Bay High School, has been selected to attend the JSA summer school at George town University in Washington D.C. But she has very little time to raise the money to pay her room, board, travel, and other expenses. While Amy has received a scholar ship to cover half the original total amount of $4,500, Amy must raise the remaining balance of $2,250 by July 2. So, this local high school leader is hitting the local service club cir cuit, and seeking any other finan cial support she can get. Anyone wishing to make an individual sponsorship to help Amy can send a check to: Admis sions Director, The Junior States men Summer School, 1600 K St, Suite 803, Washington, D.C. 20005. Checks are to be made pay able to the Junior Statesmen Foun dation and include a note that Amy Marchant is the intended benefi ciary, or write Amy Marchant in the memo. This summer's Junior States men Summer School will be held from July 15-Aug. 5. While there, students take college-level courses in American Government and Speech. They also participate in student debates of controversial public policy issues in a Congressional Workshop. Highlighting the three week program will be frequent meetings with a high-level group of leaders from the government, business and the media. This non partisan speakers program gives future leaders a chance to share ideas with today's political power brokers. Amy Marchant hopes to study politics and economics in col lege. She is particularly excited about experiencing a sneak pre view of college life at the Summer Program. Teen seeks community support Hillsborough County Commis sioner Al Higginbotham, District 4, and the Board of County Com missioners voted on June 12 to sponsor an amendment to the Land Development Code to allow farmers to continue their agricul tural operations in land rezoned to Planned Development (PD). In the Land Use meeting on May 14, Commissioner Higginbotham sponsored, and the Board of County Commissioners approved, a motion to direct the County At torney's Office to research the amendment, in response to a re zoning application on the agenda. The County Attorney's Office pre sented their report during the Land Use meeting today. This amend ment will now be included in the second cycle of amendments to the Land Development Code, which begins with a community meeting on July 24, and is expected to have a final vote in the fall. A Planned Development is de fined in the LDC as "land under unified control to be planned and developed as a whole in a single de velopment operation" Examples include subdivisions, town homes, apartments, mixed used develop ments, medical complexes, and other projects that require greater flexibility than otherwise provided by the Code. Hillsborough County Development Services estimates that there are approximately 2,500 planned developments in the coun ty. Many times, the applicant will include a condition to allow all ag ricultural uses in the interim until the PD is developed. This allows farmers to continue their opera tions on the land until the devel oper begins the construction. "This is truly a team effort by the Board of County Commis sioners, who all realize the value the agriculture community adds to Hillsborough County," said Com missioner Higginbotham. "As we move forward with this amend ment, we will increase the utiliza tion of these vacant parcels across the county." The County Attorney's report can be found online. Hillsborough County's Agri culture Industry Development Program estimated that in 2010, agriculture contributed $815 mil lion to the Tampa Bay economy. A majority of the acreage resides in District 4, represented by Com missioner Higginbotham. Amendment to assist local farmers approved Holdiay Deadlines

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That had to take some effort have you seen Detroit lately? Tampa didn't fare much better, coming in at fourth. In fact, according to Men's Health the Sunshine State apparently doesn't have the sunniest disposition in general. Nearly all of Florida's major metropolitan areas landed in the top 20. When that news first came out about six months ago, I laughed it off. But now, I'm starting to wonder if there isn't something to it. The magazine used statistics on suicide rates, antidepressant usage, unemployment rates and the number of people who said they were "feeling blue" all or most of the time. Seriously? We live in what much of the world would consider to be paradise; how can so many people be feeling blue? Well, I guess it could be a generally dysfunctional government which somehow manages to reward sketchy people at that top leaving the rest of uswell, blued (you thought I was going to say something else, didn't you? Well, you'd be right, too). It could be the feeling that more and more entities want to take, but it seems fewer than ever want to give. It could be the job market, the economy, the Rays, the Bucs, guys who shoot other people, people who scam old people, and the seemingly neverending pressure to take more and more pennies from increasingly MITCH T RAPHAGEN P HOTO Not everyone in Florida is sad or angry. I have a feeling this guy is pretty darn happy. It certainly made me happy to see them. By Mitch Traphagen mitch@observernews.net empty pockets. It could be the downsizing of both jobs and boxes of cereal, and that everyone else in the country is pretty much in the same shape. Well, maybe not so much on the last one. I've noticed something interesting going on this summer. The tourists haven't stopped coming. Pinellas County hotels and restaurants are reporting record business; and at our own Little Harbor, the tourists are still happily checking in and out and the beach is almost always a busy place filled with generally happy people. What that tells me is that people in other places aren't all that unhappy at all. In fact, they're pretty darn happy because they are coming to Florida on vacation. Who wouldn't be happy about that? Even if it is June and hot enough outside to melt plastic and the humidity level is high enough to allow fish to jump out of the water for a breath of fresh air. As Floridians, we live in vacationland why on earth wouldn't we be happy? Last week, I was crossing a street in downtown Tampa on a crosswalk with the walk signal still in my favor. A pickup truck came barreling down the road with the green light and made a hard left turn straight at me. I had to run to get out of the way, and he laid down on the horn and shouted out obscenities. Well, being hearing impaired, I don't know for sure they were obscenities but generally nice words don't accompany the tone he used. That was one angry guy. I'm wondering if all the supposed sadness isn't truly masking a good bit of anger. I've spent the past few weeks crawling all over the Tampa Bay area and I didn't see a lot of sadness, but I saw some pretty rude and mean behavior from a small handful of people. This area is a mishmash of people from all over the nation and the world, and sometimes things just don't work like they used to back home. I think instead of getting over it and going with the flow, some people just get angry. I've lived in Florida for most of my adult life and I've felt that anger, too. I read news reports of politicians doing something blatantly horrible and then getting re-elected. I see the bad guys in the newspapers and on the evening news. There is some truly weird stuff going on in this state sometimes. I try to be careful with each and every word so as not to offend an increasingly sensitive small populace without pandering to them and patronizing everyone else. I've decided it's a failing effort; some people are just looking for a reason to be irritated. I can't blame them. Sometimes I'm right there with them. And that's when I know it's time to remind myself of just how magical this place is. It's really hard to be angry while watching a sunset from the beach at Little Harbor. When I'm feeling sorry for myself, I just think of all the incredible people I've met here people like Sandy and Diego Duran (you can't not feel good in Sandy's presence), Mariella Smith, Rev. Dave Looney, John Bowker, Dolores Coe, Bruce Marsh, and the dozens of people who save cats, dogs, kids, canals and mangroves, and the many who have dedicated themselves to making things better here. I think of the people raising their children and being happy about it. I think of weddings on the beach and palm trees and old people walking hand in hand. It's out there, just turn off talk radio and go see it for yourself. Cheer up, Florida! Get out of the hermetically sealed, airconditioned house and head out to the Cockroach Bay Nature Preserve for an early morning stroll or sit with the tourists on the beach to toast the end of another beautiful day in paradise. Pick up some fresh mullet from Ruskin's own Mullet Shack (often found on U.S. 41 near Big Bend Road on Saturdays) or take a short trip back in time eastbound down State Road 64 with roadside places serving BBQ and strawberry shortcake, and then visit the Rosa Fiorelli Winery (the wine tasting is great and Antonio has an old world charm that will take you back to the good old days). Visit a museum or take in a farmer's market; there's one every weekend somewhere under the clear blue sky. In other words, take a cue from the happy tourists and enjoy yourself. The truth is, we've got a good thing going here and I hope I didn't just tick you off in saying so.

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JUNE 21, 2012 19 Dr. Robert A. Norman Dermatologist Dr. A. Theodosatos Carole Mazzone, ARNP Offering Laser, Botox, Restylane and various cosmetic products & services 813-880-7546 MOBILE RADIATION Same Day Appointments FREE Skin Screening Insurance accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, Amerigroup, and many more Peter Macaluso Personal Injury: All Accidents, Auto, Slip/Fall Immigration: Adjustment of Status, Deportation, Family Status Family Law: Divorce, Custody Criminal Law: Misdemeanors, Felonies Free Consultation (813) 251-2831 3302 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33603 www.MacalusoLaw.com Se Habla Espa–ol Credit Cards Accepted 902 N. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, FL 33570 (Across from Sweetbay Supermarket) NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Kirk D. Parrott, D.D.S Carl E. Friedman, D.D.S. Members: American Dental Association, Florida State Dental Association, Florida West Coast Dental Association, Manatee County Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association. (813) 645-6491 Fully Insured & Bonded Fully Insured & Bonded SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE 24-HOUR TOWING Se Habla Espa–ol Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City Center Big "Super Battery Sale" FREE BATTERY CHECK Lowest Price Ever! OIL CHANGE Emergency Services 645-7653 2212 E. College Ave. (S.R. 674) FREE TOWING to shop if we do repairs $ 19 95 Summertime AC Check $ 19 95 + Freon Most cars & light trucks. Must present coupon for special price. Must present coupon for special price. FREE DIAGNOSTICS 813-633-3065 1515 Sun City Center Plaza Missing? We offer technologically advanced lens implants for cataract surgery patients, including Crystalens ¨ ReSTOR ¨ and Toric which can improve vision near, far and in between! Call 813-633-3065 for a consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Davis to nd out which lens implant is right for YOU! Ask us how Lifestyle Lens Implants are helping many people enjoy clearer vision. Don't let cataracts hinder your lifestyle. Jeffrey Davis, M.D. Fellowship-trained Cornea Specialist, Lasik and Cataract Surgeon YourEyeDoctors .com What are you Missing? Common senior problem is seminar topic A condition that many, if not most, seniors suffer from, but are reluctant to talk about is urinary incontinence. However, the truth is that there are some very inex pensive, non-time-consuming, inhome solutions to the problem. A presentation at St. Andrew Presby terian Church on Tuesday, June 26, at 1:30 p.m. will address this prob lem and discuss solutions. The different types of incontinence and how they vary between men and women will be explained. The presentation will be given by Betty Rybczynski, from Gentiva Home Health. Betty, herself a Sun City Center resident, has success fully treated many Sun City Center residents with this problem. She says she has helped patients gain control in as little as three weeks. This is a free seminar, open to the public. A Power Point presenta tion will be given, followed by a question and answer session. If you're too embarrassed to come for your own information, come to get the information for a "friend." The church is located at 1239 Del Webb Boulevard West in Sun City Center. For more information call the church office at 634-1252 and leave message for Carol Liedberg, Parish Nurse. Vacation Bible School at Balm Baptist You're clear for takeoff at Amaz ing Wonders Aviation! Fly to some of the world's greatest natu ral wonders and encounter God's awesome power! Kids will takeoff from Worship at The Worship Ral ly Hangar and make their first stop at the stunning Victoria Falls for Bible study. While flying around the world kids will also visit: Snacks at the Paricutin Volcano Missions Under the Northern Lights Music at the Matterhorn Crafts at the Great Barrier Reef. It's Vacation Bible School at Balm Baptist Church! This FREE event is designed for children ages 4 and up and will run from June 25 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. (dinner provided!) For more information visit their facebook page: Balm Baptist Church or contact Shannon at 6342171. Balm Baptist Church is located at 15021 Balm-Wimauma Rd. Car wash to benefit scholarship fund Daniel Lafayette Strunk was a senior at Ruskin Christian School and lived a rewarding 19 years before his life was cut short in a car accident in April of 2008. On Saturday June 23 from 10 a.m. ? a car wash will be held at located Total Automotive Services on the corner of Highway 41 and College Ave East, in Ruskin, in his memory to raise money for the Daniel "BIG D" Strunk Scholarship Fund at Ruskin Christian School. Daniel filled his time on earth with meaningful moments, while mak ing hundreds of friends along the way. He was affectionately known by his closest friends as "Big D" a name he gained not because of his big stature, but because of his big heart. He laughed often, and loved his family alot. He became a Christian when he was 16, and his primary goal was to become more like Jesus Christ. "Big D" made some of his favorite memories at his church and Chris tian school. There, he was both outspoken and popular. Most people would describe him as "a country boy at heart" because of his love for trucks and country music. Daniel was awarded the privilege of attending Ruskin Christian School through a scholarship he was offered from the church. It's because of that scholarship he was provided with the opportunity for academic achieve ment, spiritual growth and social development, which all lead him to becoming the Christian man he was. So as a tribute to his memory the Daniel "BIG D" Strunk Scholarship Fund was created, and is used to help give another local youth the privi lege and opportunities Daniel had that helped to change his path in life. Daniel's life motto can be found in 2 Corinthians 5:17: "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things become new." St. Andrew Presbyterian Church welcomes new member St. Andrew Presbyterian Church members welcome Ron Simpson as a new member of the congrega tion. The church is located at 1239 Del Webb Boulevard West, in Sun City Center. They welcome others to attend one of their two services at 9:30 a.m. traditional or 11 a.m. contemporary. For more information, call the church office at 634-1252. Ron Simpson Gentlemen entertain the ladies On Wednesday, June 13 the Friendship Baptist Church's Men's Breakfast Group invited the ladies of the church to join them and listen to their guest speaker, Terry Kemple who is running for Hills borough County's District 7 school board seat. As a husband and fa ther, Kemple's message advocates a return to old-fashioned Chris tian values as the "parent's advocate" candidate. For more information on church activities, call 633-5950. CCW Card Party The Council of Catholic Women of Prince of Peace Catholic Church invites anyone who likes to play cards or board games to make up your table in advance and attend a monthly Dessert Card Party on Wednesday, July 11, from noon un til 3:30 p.m. in Conesa Center. They furnish cards, pencils and tallies. They also have an assort ment of desserts and table and door prizes. Join them as they wish the hostess a happy 90th birthday. South Bay pancake breakfast All ages enjoyed a pancake, scrambled egg and bacon breakfast at South Bay Church last Sunday. The event was a fund raiser to send the youth to summer camp. It was also a great way to celebrate Fa ther's Day before one of the morning services. The church is located at 13498 U.S. 301 South, Riverview, and holds contemporary ser vices on Saturdays at 5 p.m., and Sundays at 9 and 11 a.m. To learn more about the youth or other programs, visit www.SouthBay.cc. Business slow? Need to advertise? 813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.net July 4 celebration planned Looking for something different to do on the 4th of July? Visit Sim mons Loop Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4 at 6610 Simmons Loop in Riverview. They will be celebrating the holiday with a cookout, fireworks, watermelon contest, water balloons and home made ice cream. It will be a great night of fun and best of all it is all free. Bring your lawn chair and anything that goes good with hot dogs and hamburgers.

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20 JUNE 21, 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 CHURCH Sunday 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 33573 Phone/Fax: 813-633-5950 WEEKLY SERVICES: Sunday 9 a.m.......................Bible Study 11 a.m.....................Bible Study 10 a.m. & 6 p.m............Worship Wednesday 6 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 Nussel Phone: 645-1241 Nov. 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 Church Building Community Thru God's Love 106 7th Ave. N.W. Ruskin, FL 33570 N. Blanton (813) 309-3558 Pastor 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.org Masses: 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 "Religion" Unity Henry Gibson Social Hall, Beth Israel Synagogue www.nbcor.org "Loving God, Loving Others, Serving Beyond Borders" Sunday School (all ages)........9:30 a.m. Dr. Samuel (Sam) A. Roach, Pastor UNITED COMMUNITY CHURCH United Church of Christ 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center, FL 33573-5329 A Caring Church United in God's Love Serving Our Community ALL ARE WELCOME! 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: D r. Warren Langer Pastor: D r. D aniel White Bookstore 633-8595 Expanding Services? Advertise in the Observer News, a trusted publication for over 50 years. 813-645-3111 Christ the King Lutheran Church, Riverview, invites children 3 years old to 5th grade to attend Vacation Bible School. They'll enjoy 3 evenings of fun-filled, action-packed adventures complete with great songs, clever crafts, fun games, yummy snacks and memorable Bible stories. June 27, 28 & 29 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church 11421 Big Bend Road, Riverview, FL 33579 For more information or to register, email: tammy.martin@me.com or call 813-340-0288 www.ctklcms.org T E A M J E S U S Area Obituaries Jean "Jeannie" T. Buchanan 1933 2012 Jean "Jeannie" T. Buchanan passed in peace at home on Mother's Day, in the arms of her devoted and loving daughters, shortly after her son-in-law quietly uttered these, now cherished words "Jeannie, I've planted a rosebush in the garden for you Happy Mother's Day", Sunday May 13, 2012. She was the eldest of four siblings born to Joseph Louis Trombley and Wilma Marie Trombley of Lamoille County, in its shire town of Hyde Park, Vermont on October 23, 1933. She graduated from Cabot High School as Class Salutatorian and was awarded the Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship Award, for her conduct and skill as captain of the girls basketball team. She joined the Air Force and attended San Angelo Business College on the GI Bill, receiving a diploma in Business Administration. She also earned an AA from Allan Hancock College. Jean retired from the Pentagon in October of 1988 after 30 years with the US Government Civil Service as an Executive Secretary; however, she also worked for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of Defense and Navy Budget Offices within the Pentagon. Jeannie always had a love of travel, accepting assignments overseas in Korea and then Okinawa, which opened the portal to an exciting life abroad, further enhancing her wanderlust. Never forgetting those she served along side of, she remained a life long supporter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. To her credit most of her former bosses kept in contact with her throughout the years. They understood that she was the "Original" Adept Woman behind the Successful Man. Jeannie being an avid golfer, retired in Sun City Center, Florida (South of Tampa) and joined the Caloosa Greens Ladies Golfers, often ranking high in the local golf stats; a seasoned square dancer she has belonged to many circles, first stepping out with the Bachelors & Bachelorettes in Lompoc/Santa Maria, California and later twirling with the Sun City Center Swingers at home in Florida; Jean's sorority membership began as a BSP in 1971 joining an Exemplar Chapter, Xi Omicron Tau and then served in numerous capacities at various chapters throughout the years, until she became a member of her local Perceptor Epsilon Upsilon in Sun City Center. She is survived by her three children; daughter Sabrina A. Sloat, son-inlaw David and grandson Spencer of Reno, Nevada; daughter Sabra Dea Buchanan and granddaughter Ashzra Dea of Coronado, California; dearly loved son Kit I. Buchanan of Burlington, Vermont; brother Jay Louis Trombley "Family Patriarch" of Barre, Vermont; sister-in-laws and friends Pauline Manosh & Vicki Maitre of Morrisville, Vermont; and many cherished nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved father and mother Joseph Louis & Wilma Marie Trombley; adored grandmother Mildred "Cushing" Jackson; "Brother" Joseph Richard Trombley "Keeper of the Homestead"; brother Dean Lloyd Trombley "Dean The Dream"; and the "Love of her Life" Albert "Huck" Buchanan, whom now holds her in love's eternal embrace. Mom encouraged us; her children, to be strong and confident, enabling us to express ourselves freely and be heard. She loved life and embraced it head-on with finesse and gusto!! Mom inspired everyone; through example, to grasp the reigns of life and never hesitate when a road block presents itself, but to reroute and "Go For It" Mom's Motto. As per Mom's request there will be no official ceremony. Her ashes will be scattered at the family burial site, within the gates of Pleasant View Cemetery in Morrisville, Vermont. continued at top of page continued at top of page continued at top of page 21 Jean "Jeannie" T. Buchanan obituary continued Brian Gerry obituary continued Brian Gerry Brian Gerry, of Sun City Center, Florida, died unexpectedly June 10. He was born in Biddeford, Maine, May 23, 1952. He graduated from Thorton Academy; attended the University of Prince Edward Island and Baylor University. He participated in all sports, excelling in football and baseball. He served in the army for 10 years. For four of those years, he was a Chief Warrant Officer, Utility/ Observation helicopter pilot. M. Louise Kammerlohr M. Louise Kammerlohr, 94, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, in Sun City Center, FL. A memorial service will take place at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Boulevard, Sun City Center, FL. Internment will be private at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Louise was born January 24, 1918, in North Loup, Nebraska, to Thomas and Ethel Hamer. She was the 3rd of 9 children. Louise was active in the 7th Day Baptist Church and the community, and in 1935 graduated from North Loup High School with a scholarship to Milton College, Wisconsin. After 2 years at Milton, Louise transferred to the University of Nebraska, initially majoring in child welfare, and later earning her Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska Teachers College. For the next 2 years she taught elementary school and music in Comstock and Broken Bow, NE. While at the U of N she met the love of her life, Kam, and they married on June 4, 1942. During Kam's service in World War II, Louise worked for Western Electric in Lincoln. Later, she was one of the first women to become a Quality Control Engineer with Bell Telephone Laboratories. In Utah, she did some substitute teaching, Donald J. Feehan Donald J. Feehan, a resident of Sun City Center, Fl and Sag Harbor, N.Y. passed away peacefully at Hospice House, Sun City Center, Fl. on June 14, 2012. Donald, born in Jamaica, N.Y. on October 5, 1930 was one of three sons of Joseph and Alice Blauvelt Feehan. He attended Bishop Loughlin High School, graduating from New York University. Donald married Patricia M. Murphy of Floral Park and they were the parents of four children, Mary Anne Blamey, Peter Feehan, John Feehan and Timothy Feehan. Professionally, Don worked as a banker and then Village Clerk for Floral Park and Old Westbury, N.Y. In 1985, he married Joan Hulse Schoen of Sag Harbor and in the process became the instant father to JoAnn Scibek, Deborah O'Brien, Christine Schoen and Jon Schoen. The combined families of eight children consist of a wonderful family of spouses, 21 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Donald is predeceased by his brother, Raymond, and survived by his brother Joseph. Don will be remembered as a kind and gentle man, a historian, a Mets fan and after wintering in Florida, a Ray's fan. A Memorial Mass was held at Prince of Peace Roman Catholic Church in Sun City Center and a funeral Mass will be held at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church on July 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. Father Andrew Blake will be officiating, with interment at St. Andrew's Cemetery, Sag Harbor. Donations may be made to Lifepath Hospice, 3725 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, Fl., 33573. After leaving the service, he worked as a Benefits Counselor for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC for 25 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Maryland, Kings Point Sportsman's Club and the Kings Point Executive Golf Club. He retired in 2009 and moved to Florida. He was witty, clever, and charismatic. He was a light hearted person that could make anyone laugh. He will live forever in the hearts of his family. He is survived by his parents, Jovis and Rosa Fortier Gerry; a sister Carol and her husband Darrell Harp of Fort Lauderdale, FL.; his wife Cynthia and son Kyle of Bowie, MD.; a daughter Amanda of Las Vegas, NV. and several aunts and uncles in Saco, ME. There was a funeral mass Monday, June 18, at 11 a.m. at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center, FL. Burial will be at the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery in Maryland.

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JUNE 21, 2012 21 Southside Baptist Church "A Warm, Loving & Friendly Church" Looking 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 God's Word and salvation in Jesus Christ Area Places of Worship FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Minister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL INVITES YOU TO SERVICES AT OUR NEW LOCATION 10:30 a.m. SUNDAYS NO 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 Church Sunday Services 9:30 a.m. Contemporary 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. Salmon Meet friends in Fellowship Hall between Services. Refreshments served. A Stephen Ministry Church First Church of Christ, Scientist Christian Science Heals Sunday 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 Leader Rev. Sue Meixner 813-362-0806 sue@alterways.com Sunday Service 11:00 a.m. Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce 1651 Sun City Center Plaza New Thought ChurchReligious Science/SOM U.S. Hwy. 41 106 11th Ave. NE Ruskin 813-645-1714 SaintAnneRuskin.org M ASSES 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 ....................................... Contact Parish Ofce for Schedule Espa–ol ...................................... Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:00 p.m. Confession ......................... Thursday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saint Anne Catholic Church SouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, V.F. WE NOW OFFER 3 SERVICES: Saturday Night Service: 5:00 p.m. Sunday Services: 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. SOUTH BAY CHURCH Visit SouthBay.cc for details on Celebrate Recovery Training; Youth/Kids Summer Camp; much more Saturday Night Service Area Obituaries M. Louise Kammerlohr obituary continued Denise Marie McIntyre obituary continued Denise Marie McIntyre Denise Marie McIntyre, 45, of Ruskin, FL, passed away of breast cancer, on June 9, 2012. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. May 25, 1967, moved to Tampa with her family in 1972, and as a young adult she moved to Ruskin in 1988. She is survived by her loving husband of 19 years Ronald (BigMc) McIntyre of Ruskin; maternal son, Justin S. McIntyre of CVN69 U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower USN; son, Brian C. McIntyre of Apollo Beach; daughter, Christina A. McIntyre of Apollo Beach; mother, Nola Watson of Ruskin; brothers, Fred Watson of Riverview and Thomas Watson of Ruskin; sister, Elizabeth Watson of Riverview; two grandchildren, Alexis Marie and Camrin Ashton McIntyre; daughter-in-law, Nichole McIntyre all of Apollo Beach; mother and father-in-law, Mark and Gloria Meyer of Hartford, TN; sister-inlaws, Andrea Watson, Tammy Poole, Toni Stone, Connie McIntyre, Carrie Self, Meredith Riggs and brother-in-law Warren Stone. She was preceded in death by her father, Daniel C. Watson and her uncle Tom. Denise had two nephews, five nieces, eleven grand nieces and George F. O'Brien George F. O'Brien, 84, of Sun City Center, passed away June 12, 2012. He was born in Syracuse, NY and retired from the City of Syracuse Fire Department after 25 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Bishop McLaughlin Knights of Columbus, The Ancient Order of Hibernians, The American Legion, and The National Order of Retired Police and Firefighters Association, and St. Anne's Catholic Church. He retired from Prince of Peace Catholic Church at age 80. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Betty' O'Brien; daughter, Karen Ryan of Sun City Center, FL; son Dennis (Bette-Lou) of Valencia, CA; grandson, Sean (Amber) Ryan of Delaware, OH; grandsons, Declan and Liam Ryan, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Funeral Mass was held June 18, 2012 at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Ruskin, FL with burial at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Donations may be made to St. Anne's Catholic Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home. Jerry Dean White Jerry Dean White passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in Sun City Center, Florida. Jerry was born on September 10, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa, where he spent his childhood. He graduated from North High School and joined the US Army in 1942. He served as a medic in WWII in the 104th Infantry, the Timberwolf Division, until 1945 and was awarded the Bronze Star. Upon discharge from the Army, Jerry returned to Des Moines and worked for the US Postal Service. Jerry married Patricia Jean West in 1947 and had two sons; Tim Dean White and Terry Alan White. Upon retirement from the USPS, Jerry and Pat moved to Sun City Center, Florida where they enjoyed golf, tennis and many other activities with new friends. Pat passed away in 1998 and Jerry moved to Aston Gardens in Sun City Center. He soon met Marjorie Ellis and they shared 13 years of loving companionship. Jerry is survived by his sons, Tim and Terry, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. IN ME MO RY E dward Lawrence Hoskins Jr. July 3, 1980 April 20, 2010 In memory of your special day, we miss you more and the love still lives with Mom, Grandma, Ryan and Ethan. but as a homemaker, most of her energy was directed toward providing a stable and loving environment for her family. She also was an exceptional seamstress. Eventually, she became office manager for RE/MAX A-1, Inc., bringing efficiency and high standards to the company. Louise was extensively involved in the Lutheran Church, especially with the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. She was Utah Zone President, Utah-Idaho District President, Parliamentarian for the International LWML, and led many seminars and Bible studies. Louise was also a member of the American Institute of Parliamentarians, and served as President of both the Utah Real Estate Auxiliary and the Salt Lake Optimist Auxiliary. People appreciated her positive organizational and leadership skills. From early in her life, Louise had a love for music. She was an accomplished pianist, using her skills to accompany at her church as a youth and in her teaching. She instilled that love of music into her children. A later interest in genealogies was used to develop the Kammerlohr family tree. Her love of people and learning, and Kam's love of travel, took them to all 50 states. In 1988, Kam and Louise moved to Sun City Center, FL, where she enjoyed people, retirement, and the "warmer weather". She spent her last years in a care facility due to Alzheimers. Now she is experiencing the glories of heaven. Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Kam, her sisters, Winnie, Florence, Muriel, Marjory, Evelyn, and Carolyn, and her brother, Lewis. She is survived by her children, Mary (Jake) Brake of Dade City, FL, and Bill (Norma) Kammerlohr of Springfield, IL, her grandchildren, Josh (Krista) Kammerlohr of Denver, CO, Dan (Jacquie) Kammerlohr of Salt Lake City, UT, and Anna Kammerlohr of Springfield, IL, great-grandsons Titus and Andrew Kammerlohr of Denver, CO, and Silas Kammerlohr of Salt Lake City, UT, and her brother, John Hamer of Hastings, NE. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association, Redeemer Lutheran Church, or the donor's favorite charity. continued at top of page nephews. She will be deeply missed by many wonderful friends as well as colleagues where she was employed as a customer service agent at LKQ for 12 years. Denise always enjoyed being with family and was its inspiration. She continued to live a zestful life even after her cancer was becoming more and more painful. From zip lining in the Smokey Mountains in September 2011 to riding Rollercoasters at Disney, she always had fun. She had a poem posted on her pin board at work and she kept it close to her and lived by it: "As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn't supposed to ever let you down probably will. You will have your heart broken, probably more than once and it's harder every time. You'll break hearts too, so remember how it felt when yours was broken. You'll fight with your best friend. You'll blame a new love for things an old one did. You'll cry because time is passing too fast, and you'll eventually lose someone you love. So take many pictures, laugh too much, and love like you've never been hurt because, every sixty seconds you spend upset is a minute of happiness you'll never get back." Author Unknown Denise took thousands of pictures, loved everyone she met, very rarely was upset about anything. She had a grace about her that compelled everyone that met her to love her as well. So, in the end, it's not how many people you have loved, it is how many people love you. A celebration of life will be announced in the near future. Cremation was performed by Zipperer's Funeral Home. Please, go to www. zipperersfuneralhome.com to sign her guest book, share any photos or stories you may have. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to Moffitt Cancer Center Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest -and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man. Proverbs 6:6-11

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22 JUNE 21, 2012 Fifth Third Bank feeds 5,300 local families Fifth Third Bank recently wrapped up its month-long "Fifth Third Feeding Families" campaign, reaching its goal of feeding 5,300 Tampa Bay-area families in need. A total of 13,140 pounds of non-perishable food items were delivered to Metropolitan Ministries -a faith-based nonprofit that provides support to hungry children and families in the four-county Tampa Bay region. In an effort to continue giving back to the community, dozens of Fifth Third employees and their families volunteered, sorting food items at Metropolitan Ministries, as well as serving meals to families in need at a local food distribution site. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Develop ment's 2011 report, Tampa has the highest rate of homelessness in America at 57 per 10,000 residents. Hunger is on the rise, as well. In response to that need, the "Fifth Third Feeding Families" food drive kicked off on the third day of May (Fifth Third Day), 2012, with the goal of feeding 5,300 local families through donations of non-perishable food items at all 47 Fifth Third banking centers in Tampa Bay. "As the effects of homelessness and hunger continue to intensify in Tampa Bay, our community alliances have become increasingly impor tant," said Tim Marks, president and COO of Metropolitan Ministries. "We're grateful for our partnership with Fifth Third Bank not only for the barrels of food, but also for the helping hands of volunteers." Far left is a resident of FishHawk, Hoon Kim, on the far right, res idents of Apollo Beach, Jennifer Nicely and Jessica Nicely along with other volunteers. To mark his 64th birthday, Florida celebrity Snooty the Manatee is hosting the free Wildlife Aware ness Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2012 in the Spanish Plaza at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton. The festival will include exclusive aquarium exhibits and wildlife pre sentations on Florida's engendered species to promote awareness of Florida's wildlife. Party guests will enjoy free drinks, nibbles, games and art activities, including a birth day card making competition, and a personal appearance by Snooty. For the first time, visitors around the globe can join in the celebration online. From 11:55 a.m. until 12:10 p.m., web users can visit http:// www.livestream.com/southflmuse um to view a livecast of the event. Museum staff, volunteers and event attendees will sing "happy birth day" to Snooty at noon. Admission to the festival is free and tickets to the museum are half price. Bradenton's South Florida Museum is the largest natural and cultural history museum on Flori da's Gulf Coast. The museum fea tures galleries and exhibitions to educate guests about Florida's his tory, marine life and archaic tribes. Also housed within the museum is Parker Manatee Aquarium, home to Snooty, and the Bishop Plan etarium. Snooty was born in 1948 in cap tivity and was brought to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton as part of the 1949 De Soto Heritage Cele bration. Since then he has greeted more than one million visi tors while enjoying a healthy diet of romaine lettuce, cabbage, broc coli, carrots and fruit. For more information on the Wildlife Awareness Festival and Snooty's 64th Birthday Bash, call Tara Poulton at (941) 729.9177 ext. 243 or via email at tara.poulton@ bacvb.com. Snooty the Manatee turns 64 As part of its ongoing efforts to get out the vote, the League of Women Voters of Florida wants to remind voters that there are less than 30 days left to register to vote in the August 14 primary election. The deadline to register is Mon day, July 16, and the League has been active in encouraging eligible voters to prepare for the upcoming August and November elections. "Florida's primary election has never been held this early. Given the changes in the state's election laws, the League encourages Flor ida voters to call their local Super visor of Elections to check their voter registration status and, if necessary, update it," said Charley Williams, LWVF Voter Services Chair. "This is particularly impor tant for voters who have recently moved or changed their name. If you plan to vote by mail, call your Supervisor to renew your voteby-mail request and make sure your ballot arrives in time for the election. If you are not sure where to start, our Be Ready to Vote' campaign makes it simple and convenient to ensure your vote is counted." In addition to its BeReadyTo Vote.org website, LWVF has also partnered with Microsoft to of fer smartphone users a quick and simple way to connect to their Su pervisor's office. The League has created a unique smartphone Tag that, when scanned, connects vot ers to a mobile website where they can access the Florida Division of Elections database to check their voter status. For more information about the upcoming elections and voter reg istration, visit www.BeReadyTo Vote.org. Voter registration deadline approaches Riverview Moose Family Center 2158/Chapter 1031 RIVERVIEWMOOSELODGE 2158. ORG UPCOMING EVENTS All events are open to qualified Moose Members and guests. NEW Website: Check it out!! Wednesday Dinners are Chef's Choice Bar Games begin at 7 p.m. Thursday Dinners are Tacos and Burgers from 5-7 p.m. Blind Draw Darts at 7:30 p.m. Friday Night Steak / Fish / Shrimp Dinner includes burgers and sides from 5 7 p.m., Karaoke Kat at 7:30 p.m. Saturday June 23 Rascals Fund Raiser Picnic outdoor grilling of burgers and dogs at 3 p.m. enjoy the fun and help support the youth Donnie Portice "Dog Gone Wild" for entertainment Saturday June 30 LOOM 4th of July picnic sausage, burgers or dogs. Outdoor games at 1 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m. live band to follow. Have lots of Family Friendly games planned Every Sunday is Sport Sunday at 3 p.m. with beer specials, wings and free pool and bar games. Attention all Veterans Sun City Center Chapter #110 of the Disabled American Vet erans (DAV) has opened an out reach center in Conessa Hall at the Prince of Peace Church located at 702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center. Bob Gerdes and Darrell Katz are DAV certified service officers who will discuss benefits and as sist 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. Appoint ments are available for Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m.noon. For more information call Bob at 813-634-1761 or Darrell at 813260-3692. Business slow? Need to advertise? 813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.net

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MERCHANDISE 300 ANNOUNCEMENTS 100 THE SHOPPER 23 J UNE 21, 2012 310 G ARA G E /Y ARD SA L E 312 ESTATE SA L ES T o 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 4pm THE SHOPPER CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING T he Observer N ews, T he S CC Observer and T he R iverview Current M & M Printing Co., I nc weekly publisher of the 210 Woodland E states A ve., S W R uskin, F lorida 33570 MARINE 400 105 P ERSONA L S enior widower looking for widow for nightlife. S un City Center area. L ikes close dancing, enjoys music. 813-514-5694 115 LOST & F OUND N eutered male grey on grey T abby. Clipped ear, microchiped. S hy outdoor house cat, lost in S CC area. Call 813-748-3337 G ray and white male cat lost in R enaissance area. S CC. R eward. Call 813-938-5965 or 1-443-618-4431. Quality Furniture at A! ordable Prices HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 10-6 Closed Weekends SOMETHING FOR EVERY ROOM INSIDE AND ALL AREAS OUTSIDE We are worth the drive from anywhere! Call for Directions 310 GARA G E / YARD S A L E A lmost N ew T hrift S tore. 10008 I ndiana S t., G ibsonton (1 block off U S 41, 1 block north G ibsonton D r.,) Wednesday through S aturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry F irst Baptist G ibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donate Multi family garage sale. A ll kinds of goodies! T hursday thru S aturday. 8am-2pm. 513 F lamingo D r., A pollo Beach G arage sale: June 22 & 23, 202 Meadowvista L ane, S CC. F urniture & miscellaneous priced to sell Thrift Store 813-641-7790 Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church 9 a.m. Noon Coupon Sale Bring in this ad for 25% off total purchase Excludes furniture and appliances Plus, the secret sale Yard sale: S aturday, June 23, 8-2. A little of everything. 11828 Whisper Creek D r., R iverview 33569. R iverCrest subdivision. F ollow signs. R uskin. 413 4th A ve., S W. Household items, clothes, tools, special books, garage stuff. S aturday & S unday 8am-6pm G arage sale. items priced to sell. S omething for everyone. F riday 6/22 & S aturday 6/23, 8am-1pm. 803 King L eon Way S CC G arage sale 8am-1:30pm, F riday June 22 & S at. June 23, 1007 Yellowbird Place, S CC. 813-633-2106 Must see, G iveaway prices. L ots of men's pants size 38 & namebrand shirts, yard tools, many kitchen items, some new, Christmas lights & lighted signs, new walker, new wheelchair and 3-wheeler walker; golf cart with new curtains, new wheels, tires, dashboard, lights, $2,000. Multi family yard sale. 6/23. 8am. F urniture, housewares, pots & pans, dishes, kids & adults clothing, toys & more. 7832 Bristol Park D r., Covington Park 312 ESTATE SA L ES Fri. & Sat. (7-1) 1209 Bluewater Dr., SCC Bamboo 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.com Anne's Estate Sale s Furniture: Side-by-Side Refrigerator, Technic Electric Organ, Trundle Bed, Loveseat, Dinette Table w/Chairs, Twin Bed, Weaving Loom, Sewing Machine w/Cabinet, China Hutch, Bedroom Chests, Corner TV Stand, Patio Furniture, Cedar Chests; Collectables: Quilts & Rugs, Clocks; Miscellaneous: Limited Vision Supplies, Tool Chest, Garage Shelves & Cabinets, Tools, Jewelry, Household, Kitchen & Misc. Items. www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.com Anne's Estate Sale s Friday & Saturday (7-Noon) 224 Linger Ln., SCC (813) 758-7952 or (813) 758-7954 741-0225 Cell: 382-7536 312 ESTATE SA L ES 330 F URNITURE Curio cabinet, G erman wall shrank, oak china cabinet. 813-641-3428 F ive piece F rench Provincial bedroom set; walnut; $2300 value; asking $600. TV armoire; walnut; $600 value, asking $150. 32 inch S anyo C RT TV ; paid $318 asking $45. A ll in excellent condition. 813419-4380 330 FURNITURE Chickering piano (pecan) $450, reasonable offer accepted. D inette hutch (dark oak) $125. Both in excellent condition. Call 716-8666314 360 GO L F C ARTS G olf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. R onny's Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 390 M ISC F OR S A L E Printers for sale: Brother all-in-one laser, $50 HP T otal S mall color ink jet, $40 Cannon Pixma color ink jet, $35. Call 813-634-6665 425 SL IPS OR S TORA G E Storage Ramey's Business Park D ollar a day. RV & boat storage & heavy equipment. Water & electric hookup, 1/4 mile from Williams Park boat ramp. A lso RV lots available. 813-310-1888, 813-6901836, 813-849-1469, S outh Bay RV & Boat S torage. S pecializing in outside storage for RV s, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www. S outhBay S torage.com S pecial! F irst 90 days $25 monthly includes tax. Outdoor storage. Boat trailer, RV cars, trucks. $30 monthly. F enced yard. Woodland E states A ve., R uskin. 813-641-3281 D avid 813-310-5027 St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Hours: Mon-Fri. 9 to 5 Saturday 9 to 4 1311 3rd St. NE Ruskin (Behind St. Anne Church & Next to Kennco Mfg.) DISCOUNT COUPON VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.svdpruskin.org. Please call (813) 645-5255 DONATIONS NEEDED Must bring this Coupon for discount $ 5 OFF $ 25 Purchase $ 10 OFF $ 50 Purchase BEVERLY s ESTATE SALES SUN CITY CENTER Western Golf Cart w/New Batteries, Leather Sofa, Chair & Ottoman (Dark Green), 3-Pc. Desk-Type Entertainment Center, Sofa Bed (Plaid), Broyhill Stuffed Chair, Mission-Style Dining Table, China & 6 Chairs (Dark), Pecan Thomasville Table, 6 Chairs, Computer Desk, Wooden File & Chair, Metal Baker's Rack, Wing Back & Leather Recliner, Honey Color Wicker Dresser, Chest & Night Stand, Small Kitchen Table, 2 Chairs, Large Rocker, Sofa Table, Bookcases, Wicker Coffee & End Table, Rattan Coffee & End Table, 2 Counter Bar Stools, Patio Furniture, Clown Collection, Christmas Decor w/MJ Hummel Decoration, Small NordicTrack SL 170, Tony Little's Lounge Xtreme, Tools, Dishes, Linens, Pictures, Kitchen & Lamps. 508-0307 or 633-1173 1214 Lakehouse Ct. (Pebble Beach N. to Club Manor) N O P ARKING IN CUL DE SAC M UST PARK ON C LUB M ANOR June 22 & 23 7:30am-1pm Dining Room Table w/4 Chairs, Hutch, Ice Cream Parlor Set, La-Z-Boy Recliner, Sofa & Loveseat, Ra! an Tables, Martha Washington Sewing Cabinet, Radio/Stereo Console, Baldwin FunMaster, Computer Desk, Swivel Rockers, White Wash Table w/4 Chairs, End Tables, Dressmaker Sewing Machine, Lamps, Side Chairs, Golf Clubs, Capodimonte & Dresden, Glass & Kitchenware and Garage Items. P"#$%# P$&' () S$"# S *+# (, S -&##www.denneysestatesales.com D ENNEY S E STATE S ALES 1239 Fordham Dr. Sun City Center Fri. & Sat., June 22 & 23 7 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 477-1793 The Price is Right!' Dealer in Gold & Silver Coins Domestic & Foreign Sun City Center COINS U.S. Paper Money WANTED (Small or Large) Foreign Currency WANTED APPRAISALS GIVEN Call for private consultation or appointment. All transactions are strictly con! dential. (813) 634-3816 Cell (813) 503-4189 "Your local dealer for over 20 years" Watch out for Counterfeit Coins now being sold & circulated in this area Paying depending on the market at time of purchase Check out your classied ad online www.observernews.net Classied Works T he Observer N ews will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of I ndependence D ay. Deadline for classied line ads will move to F riday, June 29 at 4pm. for the July 4 edition

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26 JUNE 21, 2012 AC REPAIR/SALES PAINTING BAIL BONDS ELECTRICIAN WINDOW FILM C ALL T ODAY FOR A F REE E STIMATE Residential Commercial New Roofs Re-Roofs Flat Roofs Leak Repairs Tile Frank Shaft FL Certified Roofing Contractor CCC# 1327713 Palm Tree Roofing Florida Certified Roofing Contractor PalmTreeRoofing@gmail.com www.ApolloBeachRoofing.com PalmTreeRoofing@gmail.com Proudly Serving: Sun City Center Ruskin Apollo Beach Riverview and surrounding areas Member SCC Chamber of Commerce O FFICE 813-333-6320 C ELL 813-777-9808 We will match any Competitor's Discount and Prices within this area. 813-741-9220 www.bigbendstorage.com STORAGE www.ObserverNews.net WINDOW CLEANING www.ObserverNews.net ROOFING 813-642-6182 Johnny Sewell (813) 641-2099 Mobile (813) 404-2022 P. MEMBER WEST F L ORI DA Ruskin & Sun City Cente r Chamber Member CUSTOM ROOFIN G and REPAIRS All Types of Roofin g No job too big or too small! SER VING SINCE 1973 24 Hour Emergency Service FREE ESTIMA TES www.ObserverNews.net FLOORING (813) 495-7027 davidmoorellc@yahoo.com www.TheFloorSource.biz We bring the Showroom to you! David Moore, Owner-Operator FREE Estimates! The Floor Source SouthShore Painting (813) 787-5235 David Squire License #PA2878 ATTORNEY www.ObserverNews.net D. K AY C ARR P A Attorney at La w e 214 Apollo Beach Boulevar d Apollo Beach, FL 33572 (813) 645-7557 PLUMBING www.ObserverNews.net www.ObserverNews.net CARPET CLEANING CARPET CLEANING PROS! (813) 277-4723 CONTRACTOR CUSTOM RENOVATIONS Over 35 years experience in Hillsborough County On-Staff Interior Designer C ORNERSTONE H OMES & D ESIGN I N C (813) 263-6096 Call now to book your appointment Here to Serve Your Community Year Round S UN V IEW W INDOW C LEANING I NC 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* *No project over $1000. No electrical, gas, or plumbing, and nothing structural. www.ObserverNews.net NEED A GOOD ELECTRICIAN? Call Don or John! LICENSED BONDED INSURED ER00126636 SERVICE UPGRADES ALL TYPES OF WIRING RENO VA TIONS SECURITY LIGHTS CEILING F ANS SWITCHES & OUTLETS SP AS & DOCKS Don 645-8985 145 21st ST N.W R USKIN RESIDENTIAL South Ba y Electric Co. of Ruskin C OMMERCIAL DO N 645-8985 JOH N 493-2861 Over 50 Y ears Experience ¨ Lic. #RC29027076 F F E (813) 419-4165 787-9047 "Superb Quality Guaranteed" 40 Years Experience (813) 787-9047 ROOFING www.ObserverNews.net PLUMBING www.ObserverNews.net Bo b' s Mobile Fi xIt Ce nter Residential & C ommercial Licensed & Insured C ustomer Satisfac tion Guaranteed! eiling F ans Fl P t Call for FREE Estimat e (813) 671-7870 Rober t Gerstenschlager We F ix It All! ERRANDS & SERVICES The Honey Do's We run your errands, do your grocery shopping, pick up your prescriptions and wait for the cable man. (813) 716-2315 Reasonable Prices Reliable www.honeydos.com or call Kristi HOME & AUTO TINTING SOLAR STORM AUTO Solar Designs 103 College Ave. W. Ruskin, FL COMMERCIAL PRINTING COMMERCIAL SHEETFED AND WEB PRINTERS 210 Woodland Estates Ave. S.W. Ruskin 645-4048

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28 JUNE 21, 2012 W ANT ED REWARD! 1 2 3 AREA RESIDENTS 42 people needed to try new DIGITAL Technology in Hearing Aids. Are you, or someone you know, struggling with hearing loss? We need 42 people with difficulty hearing, especially in noisy situations, to evaluate the latest in digital technology from Beltone. Beltone will perform comprehensive hearing consultations FREE of charge to all callers. Please call today to schedule your evaluation to determine if your hearing loss qualifies for this offer. Candidates selected will be asked to evaluate the latest nearly invisible hearing aid technology for 30 days. Imagine a hearing aid that automatically adapts to your surroundings and reflects your specific lifestyle. Imagine a hearing aid that is so pleasant to wear that it gives a new meaning to the phrase "customer satisfaction." Well, imagine no more! With this breakthrough technology from Beltone, one of the world's largest hearing aid manufacturers, now comes the first hearing aid ever developed to address your most important needs. Not only does it fit your individual hearing loss, it fits the way you live. If you hear, but are having trouble understanding conversations, you owe it to yourself to take advantage of the FREE demonstrations offered this week. Call today for a no obligation appointment. www.beltone.com 104 Pebble Beach Blvd. South (across from Walgreen's) Sun City Center, FL 33573 (813) 658-5076 Reservation Code: 120620 Ben e ts of h e aring a ids vary by type a nd de gree o f h ea rin g lo ss, n oi se e nv iron me nt, a ccuracy o f hearing eva lu at io n and p r op er t. B el to ne He a rin g Care Centers ar e i nd e pend e ntl y o wned and operat e d. Pa rtic ipati on ma y va ry Be lto ne 2012. Candidates selected will receive tremendous savings, due to their participation. If your evaluation shows hearing improvement with the new instruments, you may choose to retain them and receive $500 OFF one instrument or $1,000 OFF a complete set. Participants who choose to keep the hearing instruments will also receive FREE In-Office Maintenance for the life of the hearing aids. Hearing tests to determine candidacy will be held: June 20, 21, & 22 Please call immediately. Appointments are limited!

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JUNE 21, 2012 24 TH E SHOPP E R R EN TALS 600 M.H. HO U SI N G 550 PROF. S E RVIC E S 650 511 HO U S E S FOR SAL E S E RVIC E S 700 R E AL E STAT E 500 CALL (813) 645-3211 Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924 www.dickmanrealty.com dickman@tampabay.rr.com Celebrating 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 VERY NEAT, CLEAN 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE ON ITS OWN LOT. Bright open living area, modern kitchen, large MBR, inside utility, enclosed lanai and great 12x24 attached workshop and carport. No HOA. $59,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 748-2201 NICE 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE ON OWN LOT: Large MBR & MBA, "L" shaped living/dining room with built-in china cabinet, glass enclosed addition, carport, utility shed. No HOA, not in flood zone. $49,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 748-2201 MOST AFFORDABLE MOBILE HOME IN RUSKIN: 2BR/1.5BA single mobile-home on its own lot, with screened porch, utility shed and carport. Split plan, great room, large MBA, priced to sell at $31,900, as-is. CALL CLAIRE TORT 748-2201 ALMOST ONE & ONE HALF ACRES to build that dream home and have room to spare. Partially cleared and level with county water and sewer available. Dead-end street with little traffic. Much potential. Asking $60,000 CALL JO ELLEN MOBLEY 645-1540 2 HOMES ON 1.39 ACRES ON THE LITTLE MANATTE RIVER and a freshwater pond. 4BR/3BA home (2380 sq.ft) and a 1BR/1.5BA with 1731 sq.ft. and a boathouse $299,900 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 or KAY PYE 361-3672 COMMERCIAL LISTING! Great commercial property with 158 ft. of frontage on Highway 41 (1.04 acres MOL). Property is zoned CI (commercial intensive) and is currently rented to an auto/service/repair garage. Special features include: huge building (3,192 sq.ft.) with new roof, three bays, two offices, and lots of room for storage. $279,000 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 AWESOME COMMERCIAL LOCATION ON BUSY HIGHWAY 41 IN RUSKIN! .84 ACRE with 150 feet on Highway 41. Easy access to I-75. Property is zoned CG/General. $164,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 WATERFRONT POOL HOME FOR RENT IN RUSKIN! Very well maintained and updated single family 2BR/2BA home. Pool service and yard maintenance are included in the rent. Gorgeous views of the Little Manatee River with direct access to Tampa Bay. $1300 per month with a one year lease. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 PRICE REDUCTION ON WATERFRONT TOWNHOME!! 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. $204,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201. NEW PRICE REDUCTION ON COMMERCIAL LISTING APOLLO BEACH: Great retail location on Apollo Beach Blvd. Special features include: 1890 sq. ft. built in 2006, track lighting, small utility kitchen, handicap bath, alarm system with digital cameras, free standing custom built showcases with glass tops, shelving, mahogany wood trip, loads of storage. $224,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 or ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 "HONEY DO" list just changed to "honey, now we can do" all the fun things we never had time for before. No more lawn mowing, weed-eating, pool cleaning, tree trimming, house painting with this outstanding 2BR/2BA plus den, 2-story condo in non-age restricted community. Nice clubhouse, workout room, pool, surroundings close to shopping and highways. Hard to beat price of $105,000. CALL JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRICE REDUCED!! PRIME LOCATION ON HIGHWAY 41!! Great location for many business uses close to 1 acre 200x200 with easy access to Hwy. 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 391-8653 WATERFRONT LOT BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME!! Beautiful building lot ready for the home of your dreams located on a wide canal with no bridges to the bay, sailboat water. Lot size is 75x140 mol with county water and sewer available & no homeowner association so no extra fees. $90,000 CALL CATHY GRIGGS 391-8653 SIERRA (1550 sq. ft.) 2BR/2BA, GARAGE, oak floors, in Greenbriar.............................................. $129,000 2BR/2BA with enclosed lanai, close to Clubhouse...................................................... $20,000 2BR/2BA in KNOLLS (private heated pool), FURNISHED, updated.................................... $59,900 RENTALS 1BR/1.5BA furn., large lanai..... $650 per month 2BR/2BA furnished..................... $700 per month 2BR/2BA 2-car garage on GC, furnished..................................... $1000 per month 2BR/2BA 2-car garage HOME in SCC, unfurnished................................... $975 per month Our Angels Offer (813) 293-5369 or (813) 419-4967 www.AngelsofLifeServices.com 680 A DU LT & C HIL D CAR E 435 P ARTS /SE RVIC E Summer Special 10% off all parts & service now through July 31. Alaa Marine, 6128 Lewis Ave., Gibsonton. 813671-2628 TRA N SPORTATIO N 450 455 AU TOMO B IL E S 1989 Buick Century, dependable, clean, 94,000 miles, $1,500. 813-677-5143 1999 Lincoln Town Car, 82,000 miles, great condition. All extras including moon roof. Blue book $6,200 813-938-5086 458 PARTS & SE RVIC E 465 RV L OT REN TAL RV lots for rent. Move in special. 1yr or permanent commitments. $400 monthly plus metered electric. 1st month free, 20% off of 1st yr rate. River Oaks RV Resort, Ruskin. 813-645-2439 565 M.H. I N P AR K S 55+ park 2br/1ba, large Florida room, work shop (2), 2 car carport, Furnished, new stove. On Little Man atee River. As is, but very liveable Financing available. 813-641-3203, $3,800 610 W AT E RFRO N T REN TALS The Dolphin House, 768 Gran Kaymen Way, Apollo Beach, efciency apartments on water. Boat docking /shing, laundry. $185 weekly, plus $300 deposit, utilities included. No pets. 813-863-6123 611 H O U S E S FOR R EN T For rent: Between Ruskin and SCC, 3br/1.5ba, most all appliances new. No smoking $1,000 monthly. plus deposit. 813-633-8713 or 813-6345552. Ask for Suzie. Ruskin, 3br/2ba home with cov ered porch on large lot. Well suited for 1-3 people. Monthly rent $925 with signed lease. No smoking. No pets. Security deposit & references required. 813-649-1599 SCC house for rent. 55+ 2br/1.5ba, Monthly rent $850 plus security deposit with yearly lease. Association fees & lawn maintenance extra. No pets, no smoking. Call 813-6491599 for details Sun City Center 55+ 2br/2ba or 1br/1ba. Includes: yard care, water, sewer, trash collection. No smoking no pets 813-634-9695 Ruskin. Clean 3br/2ba/1cg, appli ances, fenced backyard, no pets of any kind. $1100 monthly plus deposit. 1203 Harvest Home Ct. 813-622-2632 Apollo Beach golf course home 3br/2.5ba/2cg, split bedroom. 2.200+ st. $1,500 monthly, pets ok. 813-285-7572 612 A PTS FOR REN T Riverview apt, 2br/1ba, CHA, water, maintenance included. Tile oors. $600 monthly $600 security. 813-239-4293 or 813-645-2193 Very clean 2br/1ba apt. with washer/ dryer hookup. Includes water & mowing. $625 monthly plus deposit. No pets. 813-645-1801 For rent: Efficiency apartments. Weekly rates, utilities furnished 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896 613 C O ND OS FOR REN T Apollo Beach, 2 bedroom condo. Quiet, great neighbors. Completely furnished. 2 car parking. Just bring your clothes. 813-645-4145 or 642-0681 630 M.H. REN TALS For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-677-8789, 813-601-1542 or 813-516-0896 One bedroom RV on private property. References. $150 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813363-6001 55+ park. Riverview. 2br/1ba, unfurnished. $650 monthly plus deposit. Credit/ background check. 813-677-4778, Monday Friday, 8am-5pm. RV 8' x 22' for rent on a private lot 20 miles east of SCC on SR 674. All utilities included. $100 per week. 813-634-4050 For Rent: Clean Mobile Homes With A/C. 813-677-1086 630 M H R EN TALS 3br/2ba on one acre, with 2 porches, CHA, laminate oors. Pets ok 813645-4708, 813-892-5802 Move in special (1 week free). Newly renovated MHP. $600 moves you in. $165 weekly. L&N MHP, Gibsonton. 813-684-9708 or 813245-7425 646 W AR E HO U S E S PAC E Garage & mini storage, RV lots & mobile home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 651 BOO KKEE PI N G Quick B ooks¨ Certied Pro-Advisor. Can do attitude: 1099's, W2's, forms, cleanup & review nancials, full bookkeeping services, tutoring, software & issues, classes. Hourly rates. Your local ofce or mine. Thea's Quick Bookkeeping Inc Ruskin 813-6411089 email: theahp@verizon.net www.theasquickbookkeeping.com 680 ADU LT /C HIL D C AR E I can help you with cleaning, personal care, laundry, errands, ap pointments. .Local references avail able. Licensed CNA. Call 813-7700997 Experienced caregiver/ CNA/ housekeeper. Dependable, excel lent driving record. References, 16yrs experience. Available 24/7 Call Bridgit 813-334-6168 704 JUNK RE MOVAL Hauling unwanted items. Demoli tion, boats, cars, appliances, trash, yard debris, junk. Anything you don't need. Free estimate Call Dave 813447-6123 705 C L E A N I N G Ron's Cleaning Service Quality housecleaning with integ rity. Call for free estimate. 7days a week. Move-in, move-out, rentals. Insured, bonded, licensed. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center. 813-846-7629 Flat rate $75, full clean Last minute cleaning? Special Sum mer Rate. 2 hours for $50. 10 years experience. References available. Call Becky today 813-304-9093 The Cleaning E xper t Let us take dirt off your hands! Your home should be cleaned to your highest expectations by quality trained professionals. 20% off w/ ad. Free estimate. Licensed & insured. 813-877-7647 Name: ____________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ City: ____________________________ State: ______ Zip: __________ Daytime Phone: _____________________________________________ T HE O BSERVER N EWS T HE S CC O BSERVER T HE R IVERVIEW C URRE NT THE SHOPPER CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING To place a classied ad call 813-645-3111 E xt. 201 ; ll out the form below and fax to 813-645-1792 ; or mail this form to The Shopper 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW Ruskin, FL 33570 Up to 20 words $ 17.00 30¢ for each additional word DE A D LI NE : Ad and payment must be received by 4:00 p.m. Monday for publication in that week's edition. Classication : ___________________ Ad copy as you wish it to appear: _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Classied Is Convenient Have a nice day BEAUTIFUL CLEARED LAND IN RUSKIN. 4.66 ACRES, zoned AS-1. Close to highway and new subdivisions. Ideal estate for your dream home or small farm! great investment for future development. Offered at $125,000. 1 ACRE LOTS IN RUSKIN! Great location facing a nature preserve. Cleared and zoned for a single family home or mobile home. Two lots offer privacy and elbow room for your family. $44,900. COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN A NICE RESIDENTIAL AREA with a house and offices on a 1 acre lot. Special features include: remodeled kitchen, inside utility, screened porch, fireplace, wood floors and more! NOW $219,000. Claire Tort CELL: (813) 363-7250 CASH Paid on Cars! $ 250$ 600 Exp. 6/30/12