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www.ObserverNews.netNovember 1, 2012 Volume 56 Number 41THE OBSERVER NEWS Harriet Garbelman of Harriets Flowers celebrates 75 sparkling years with friends and neighbors this week. See page 1B Warren Resen continues reporting on his 2-month trek across the U.S.A. with a stop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. See page 6BPRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 SCCs Oldest and Most Trusted Flooring CompanyLOCALLY OWNED. We know our neighbors...because we are your neighbor!Family Owned & Operated 813-633-71161629 Sun City Center Plaza (near SCC Post Office)www.JohnMooreFloorCovering.com MEMBER WEST FLORIDA SCCs Oldest and Most Trusted Flooring Company MEMBER WEST FLORIDA A study of the General Election ballot in everyday languageCracking the code Classified Adsand the BTD are in Section B of this issue beginning on page 8B. By PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netHILLSBOROUGH COUNTY Sample ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election can be studied before making your way to the voting screen but it wont be easy. Theres a lot more going on than voting for the President of the United States. State House, Senate and various other offices are also up for grabs. Two County Commission seats are open both affecting residents in the coverage area of The Observer News and The Current. The District 4 seat affects much of South County but is intertwined with District 1 (which is not electing a new commissioner this year) in several communities so a map is being provided along with this story. The District 4 seat is being defended by incumbent Al Higginbotham against challengers (D) Mark Nash and Joy Green, who is not affiliated with any party. The other Commission seat that is up for grabs is County-wide District 6, currently held by (D) Kevin Beckner who is running against (R) Margaret Iuculano. Sheriff David Gee is running unopposed and there are many judges on the ballot. The only way to know whether to check retain or do not retain the judges is to check them out individually by name beforehand. Several local communities, FishHawk and Rivercrest being the only ones in range of this newspapers coverage area, have internal issues to vote on as well. And then, there are the 11 proposed amendments to the State Constitution. It looks like there are 12 amendments on the ballot but there are really only 11, said Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Earl J. Lennard. Theres no Number 7. Thats because No. 7 was rewritten by a judges order and legislative rules say that once an amendment is rewritten, it has to get a new number. Unlike many other years when special interest groups have used petition efforts to put amendments on the ballot, all 11 proposed Constitutional Amendments on MItTCH TRAPHAGEN FILE PPHOtT OThe forecast calls for a beautiful weekend for the 24th annual Ruskin Seafood Festival. The event will take place at E.G. Simmons Park both Saturday and Sunday. See more details on page 2. Making a difference, one pencil at a timeMItTCH TRAPHAGEN PPHOtT OChildren in the Gifted Students program at Summerfield Elementary organize the items that have been donated as part of their project to help students in Haiti by collecting much-needed school supplies.By %  MItchTCH TraphagenRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netRIVERVIEW In days not all that long past, elementary school was strictly for the three Rs of reading, writing and arithmetic. In todays increasingly connected world, however, those days are gone and even the youngest of children are aware of global problems. At Summerfield Elementary School, a group of children in the gifted student program decided to do something about one problem. The students started with a plan, made goals and then worked hard only to exceed them. They may be elementary school children but they are making a difference in a problem of global concern. Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. Going hand in hand with that are critical shortages of school supplies in the impoverished nation. Only about thirty percent of Haitian children reach the sixth grade and virtually all functioning schools in the country are private and funded by the international community, See MAKING A DIFFERENCE, page 10 See HURRICANE SANDY, page 15 See CRACKING THE CODE, page 9 See TRASH COLLECTION, page 7CCAROLYN HHUffmFFMAN PPHOtT OA dog runs in from the deteriorating weather in Annapolis, Maryland, on Monday as Hurricane Sandy churned just offshore of the New Jersey coast. Sandy, later dubbed Superstorm Sandy, merged with a strong winter cold front, creating hazardous conditions for much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States.Windy days here turn to nightmares up north as Sandy makes landfallBy %  MItchTCH TraphagenRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netA freak late-season hurricane that barreled into the largest population center of the United States also set a record on Monday. With a gale-force wind diameter of nearly 1,000 miles, Hurricane Sandy became the largest hurricane by diameter ever observed in the North Atlantic, surpassing Hurricane Igor of 2010. An estimated 60 million people were impacted by the storm, which wreaked havoc on air travel worldwide as thousands of flights into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states were cancelled. The storm also shut down ground traffic as Amtrak cancelled service in the Northeast corridor. The entire New York City transit system was shut down on Monday for only the second time in history, and also the second time in 14 months. Hundreds of thousands of people were under evacuation orders in Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states. According to TECO, more than 100 power line employees have been sent to the northeast to aid in restoring power failures due to the storm. Florida has often been the Bidding for trash collection well underwayBy MELODY JAMESON%  mj@observernews.netNext week county officials will be talking trash. By Friday, they are expecting bids from potential trash collection vendors interested in a piece of Hillsborough Countys business currently valued as a $40 million operation. Earlier in the week, on Monday, the bids from companies interested in hauling recyclables from around the area are due. Its the first time in at least 15 years that contracts for the big money business of garbage handling have been subjected to a come-one, come-all competitive bid process. And it is anticipated that savings in the millions of dollars can be realized as well as passed on to consumers with new approaches, including division of the county into five collection districts. To get there. however, both officials Make your voice heard VOTE Nov. 6

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 3 LIC#CAC1816190 Other Services We Provide 10% Senior Discount on any services Airduct Cleaning$34.95**Includes 10 vents, 1 main and 1 return AMERICAN AIR INC. 888-458-9428 813-645-3529 Ken Knox, Contractor Lic: #RX0057641 Glass Rooms, Screen Rooms, Screen Fronts, Garage Screens, Pool Enclosures, Carports, Vinyl & Acrylic Windows, Roof Overs, Awnings, House Windows 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? Sun City Center Travelworld &invite you to experience a Rocky Mountain Rail Tours event!at our Sun City Center Travelworld ofce (813) 634-3318 %  penny@observernews.netSUN CITY CENTER In 2009 June Wallace discovered a life-and-death problem she never knew existed in the United Stateshuman traffickingand her life hasnt been the same since. After earning many awards for raising awareness of the problem in Largo, the one-time New Yorker began forming core groups in Hillsborough soon after moving to Sun City Center in 2011. Now there are active groups in both South County and Brandon and a third has recently been started in Tampa. Serving as the facilitator of the Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking that covers Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough Counties, Wallace says her goal is to make people aware of what is going on right in their own backyards. This isnt just a problem in third-world countries, Wallace said. Its happening all over the United States. Armed with a diploma from the Florida Regional Policing Institute at St. Petersburg College and two years of immersing herself in her work, Wallace speaks to local groups, civic and religious organizations, and has set up a day-long event that will be held Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Creason Hall at the Sun City Center Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W., one block north of State Road 674. The event will host a continuous round of information, including a speaker from the FBI, the mental health field, Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships Inc. of Southwest Florida, and others. It is all part of White Ribbon Against Pornography Week from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4. Pornography has become pandemic and drives the sex trafficking figures higher and higher, Wallace said. The average age is 13, and the lifespan of an abductee is estimated at only seven years. Wallace has contacted many organizations across the country including the U.S. Department of Justice that produced a report stating there are between 100,000 and 300,000 children in the United States trafficked each year, with California, Florida and Texas being hot spots. Presentations are being made in both English and Spanish and Wallace is encouraging area residents to inform as many people as possible to attend. Roberto Chaple, associate pastor at the church, and Jeff Jordan, the churchs worship director, have been busy coordinating the events which include presentations in both English and Spanish, a continuous-running movie, and facts, figures and tips on how anyone can help. Local grocery stores have donated food and drinks for a hot dog lunch to provide food between 11 (a.m.) and 2 (p.m.). Everybodys embraced this. Our biggest concern was for people who stay all day that may not have money to eat, Wallace said. When she first started her local effort, it was all about human trafficking. Then workers at the Salvation Army brought it to her attention that pornography was driving abductions for sex. While there are children taken for forced labor, it is mostly about sex, she explained. Pornography has become a tremendous addiction and can be found on many television packages right along with Disney. So now Wallaces groups work on pornography alongside efforts to spread the word about trafficking. Nola Theiss, executive director and founder of both Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships, Inc. and the Coalition Against Human Trafficking in southwest Florida, will be on hand with banners made by youth in middle and high schools. Theiss has been working to educate the public about abductions since the 1960s, and has provided the banners with explanations that were made by youth who attended her ARTREACH presentations in school. Some of the banners show an adult in a playground lurking behind small children, while others are even more frightening. The explanations are in the words of the child that made the banner, Wallace said. Other speakers include Dr. Diana Roque, who has practiced medicine in the area for more than 20 years and has been keynote speaker at many womens conferences; Edmond Dubreuil, founder and executive director of the Community Wellness Center located at the United Methodist Church in Sun City Center; and Kelly Murphy, victim specialist with the FBI who is active in education about trafficking and works closely with regional task forces. The Spanish presentations will be separate and will focus on forced labor and sex trafficking, Wallace said. True stories of cases that have touched families he knows will be told by Wilfred Trinidad, pastor at Iglesia Bautista Fundamental Providencia in Riverview, and a survivor of child sex molestation will talk about her journey to recovery. Alongside the live presentations, the movie Somebodys Daughter will be shown continuously all day, in English with Spanish subtitles. A video made by founders of the 50-year-old Morality in Media and its offshoot organization Porn Harms will also be shown. People who cannot attend the event are encouraged to find out more about the problem and also visit the core group closest to their area. Information is available at the Porn Harms website, www. pornharms.com or by emailing Wallace at junemwallace@gmail. com.Human trafficking, pornography, subjects of Nov. 3 day-long event PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOJune Wallace, facilitator for the Tampa Bay Area Task Force on Human Trafficking, gathers materials for the Nov. 3 White Ribbon Against Pornography information day at the Sun City Center Methodist Church. Hammer In to be held at Ag MuseumPALMETTO Interested in the art of blacksmithing? A novice or an experienced smithy will learn something from a Hammer In. Manatee County Agricultural Museum and Palmetto Historical Park are hosting blacksmith Steve Berglund for a Hammer In on Saturday, December 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn techniques and try them out. The Hammer In is free and you may attend for the full three hours or drop in when you can. The museum is located at 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. For more information call 941-721-2034.Watch for the upcoming Welcome Back edition featuring updates on local happenings and advertising. Next week in The Observer News.

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4 NOVEMBER 1, 2012Every person should have a goal in life. Without a goal, we are ships without rudders. We blow here and there, slaves to the winds of chance. Goals can be economic, educational and even directed to our self-betterment. In fact, I have goals in all three areas. I expand and change them as time and the situation dictates. Its important to remember that goals do not have to be static. They can be changed. Here are some things I am working on toward my goal of self-betterment. Remember, I said Im working on these things, not that I have achieved them. I will not allow myself to be pushed by outside forces or internal anxietiesto make decisions that are not well thought through. Nor will I allow myself to be paralyzed into inaction by those same forces. I will be open and understanding to the point of view of others. Preconceptions can cloud my view and cause me to be less than understanding. I must guard against them. I will never complain, except to those who can change the situation. To complain to those who cannot make change happen is a futile act that spreads unhappiness and dissension. By William Hodges I will be slow to take offense and quick to forgive. If I expect both understanding and mercy from my friends, I must lead the way by first being understanding and merciful. I will treat my adversities as lessons and learn from them. No problem I have ever faced in life has been without an accompanying lesson. The times that I have not learned the lesson have condemned me to repeat the problem. I will expand my friendships to people of many races and creeds, for they all have lessons to teach me. How small my world would be if I limited my friends to only those who mirrored my own ethnic origin and beliefs. I will work to be to others the friend I would like to have. My greatest wealth is the friends I have and if I am to retain that wealth, I must strive to be of value to them. I will recognize the life I have is the one I built. If I wish it to be different, I am the carpenter who must reconstruct it. I am also the handyman who must keep it in good repair. I will work to live in such a manner that no person has reason to be my enemy, and all people will see in me a ready hand of friendship. Keep in mind that a man who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare; a man who has one enemy will find him everywhere. I will take joy in small victories. Every day good things happen to me; I will take the time to be thankful for these many blessings. Maybe you have already accomplished all of these things; if you have, then go on to some new challenges. Maybe you have never thought of setting goals for personal growth. In that case, maybe you can use some of these ideas to start your voyage of selfimprovement. No matter which case is true, dont drift. Take control of your life. 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. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30) and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (BH channel 949, Verizon channel 36). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com. Phone : 824-641-0816. Email: bill@ billhodges.com Website: www. billhodges.comPositive Talk: What Is Your Goal? 2011 Allstate Insurance Company Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter, Waldy & Heaton Dr. Robert A. NormanDermatologistDr. A. 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Ruskin, FL 33570813-645-3111Fax: 813-645-4118www.ObserverNews.netPublished Every Thursday by M&M Printing Co., Inc. 645-4048EDITORIAL:Brenda Knowles. ............Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen. .................Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Penny Fletcher..........Contributing Writer penny@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.netCLASSIFIED / CIRCULATION:Beverly Kay.........Classied / Circulation beverly@observernews.netPRODUCTION:Carol MacAlister. ...Graphic Arts / Layout carol@observernews.net Jason Martin. .........Graphic Arts / Layout jason@observernews.net Chere Simmons. ....Graphic Arts / Layout chere@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necessarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc.Award-Winning Newspapers LETTER TO THE EDITORDear Editor, Recently my wife and I were traveling from Fort Myers to Lakeland to attend our nephews wedding. 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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 OBSERVER NEWS 5The first of December is the Holiday Walk on the SCC Community Associations Central Campus, 1009 N. Pebble Beach Boulevard. Open to the public, it includes a breakfast in the Florida Room that starts at 7 a.m. and continues until noon. For $5, attendees can enjoy blueberry (or plain) pancakes with strawberry topping (or not), sausage, eggs, toast, coffee and juice, along with holiday music by the Organ and Keyboard Club members. After breakfast is a good time to stroll around the decorated campus. The clubs will welcome guests who wish to shop or browse their handcrafted items. Rooms will be open from 9 a.m. till noon. Music and entertainment on campus will set the holiday mood. Volunteers are still needed. Contact: Sam and Joanne Sudman, (813) 633-3107 or jsudman@tampabay.rr.com December 8 is the Golf Cart Parade and Winter Festival. The parade, with a theme of Tis the SeaSun, starts at 10 a.m. at the SCC Central Campus. The ambitious goal of this community effort (SCC Community Association, Kings Point, Freedom Plaza) is to break SCCs previous record of 306 golf carts set in 2003. A second goal is SCC gets ready for holiday eventsto establish a new Guinness World Record category for Decorated Golf Carts. Every golf cart counts, so community participation is essential. Residents are asked to put on their creative caps and plan their carts either with a holiday or Florida lifestyle theme. The decoration doesnt have to be elaborate, but there is a contest for big prize money Minto is donating $5,000 for awards in four categories: 1. Individuals, 2. Clubs, 3. Condo Owner/Home Owner Associations and 4.Service Organizations. Prize allocations are: $500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd, $200 for 3rd and $100 for 4th place in each category. Thats not all. The entry winning Best in Show, to be selected from the four 1st place winners, will take home an additional $400 and a trophy. Info: Dave Birkett at (813) 5342601 or dmbirkett@yahoo.com After the parade, add fun to the day with the Winter Festival on the campus. Sponsored by Minto, it starts at 11 a.m. and continues until 2:30 p.m. There will be food, music, entertainment, car show, pet show, vendor booths and more. Info: Channa Calzone at (813) 480-3578 or ccalzone@mintofla. com. Last years parade theme was the holiday or SCCs 50th anniversary. Bill Shanks (left) and Mel Hartman on the Gift of Freedom cart last year. Southshore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlightsPee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Monday, Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m. Pee Wee Artists, 3-5 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 (813) 273-3652. Baby Time Monday, Nov. 5, 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10:05 a.m. For children ages 0-20 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lap-sit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. Crafternoon Monday, Nov. 5, 3 p.m. For children ages 5-12. Join the childrens librarian and create colorful and fun crafts to take home. Registration is required. Register at the Reference Desk or by calling (813) 273-3652. Toddler Time Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:05 a.m. and at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10:35 a.m. For children ages 20-36 months and their caregivers. Stories, finger plays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. Story Time Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 11 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. Expressive Artists and Teens: Lets Create! Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4:45 p.m. Expressive Artists, 11 years and up, will join our art instructor and create an art project to take home. All materials provided. Limit 22. Registration required at either the Information Desk or by calling (813) 273-3652. Teen Night: Game Zone Thursday, Nov. 8, 5p.m. For middle and high school students ~ Get in the zone and join your friends for some gaming fun on the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii with games such as Band Hero, Guitar Hero 5, Smash Brothers Brawl and more! Refreshments provided by Dominos Pizza. Get your game on. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library Family Story Time Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 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. Membership with the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library helps provide the funding for free programs offered at the library. Anyone interested in becoming a Member of the Friends of the Library, call Jim Duffy at (813) 634-1396; or visit www.southshorefriends.com Ruskin Womans Club holds Christmas teaThe GFWC Ruskin Womans Club has planned their annual Christmas tea for Saturday, Dec. 1. Buy your tickets soon, since the event quickly sells out. Tea tickets are $20 per person, and can be reserved by calling Sonja at (813) 244-1015. There will be two seatings (with seating starting 15 minutes prior to serving), at noon and at 2:30 p.m.. This years theme is Back to the Beginnings and will celebrate the clubs 100 years of service to the community: a 1912 Christmas. Attendees are welcome to dress in 1912 fashions and will enjoy a selection of tea fare, scones, and desserts, all made by the members of the club. The Apollo Beach Womens Club will hold its November luncheon/meeting at Little Harbor in Ruskin on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The program will be presented by Julie Brokaw and Judy Martin, new Director of Community Outreach for St. Josephs Hospital. They will provide the construction timeline and plans for the new facility on Big Bend Rd. in South Hillsborough County. Judy Martin, who retired earlier this year as director of the South Florida Baptist Hospital Foundation, now is at work in the South County as liaison between the hospital administration and the various communities that comprise the region. Both South Florida Baptist and the St. Joseph Hospitals are part of the local multi-facility network now known as the BayCare Health System. Luncheon reservations must be made and paid for by Friday, Nov. 9 ($16.00) by contacting Deanna Anest at (813) 938-3641 or e-mail: hookr06@hotmail.com. Just in time for Thanksgiving festivities the ABWC will hold its annual Bake Sale Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 8 a.m. at two locations: outside the Apollo Meat Market on Apollo Beach Blvd. and near The Very Best Barber Shop and Day Spa in the Publix Shopping Center. Homemade cookies, pies, breakfast breads, cakes will be offered, with all proceeds going to the ABWC Scholarship fund to support graduating high school students in Apollo Beach. This is also a good time to order poinsettia plants, available in red, pink or white for delivery in December. Contact Sharon Vasquez at (813) 641 7856 for membership information. In addition to meeting each month, the club offers special interest activities sponsored by the Book, Bridge, Culture and Garden clubs. Apollo Beach Womens Club holds luncheon meeting, bake sale MFST presents award to area high-school studentsThe Military Family Support Trust (MFST) recently participated in the recognition and presentation of student awards from six area high schools at the Renaissance Club in Sun City Center. Selected students from Newsome, Riverview, Bloomingdale, Lennard, Durant and East Bay high schools enjoyed a lunch and awards ceremony, which was sponsored by the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW). Shown, from left: Lt. Col. Gordon Bassett, USAF (Ret); student Ashley Wronka, 2011 MFST Award recipient; Don Schings, President/CEO of MFST; Nancy Alguire; and student Cameron Clark, 2012 MFST Award recipient.On Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m., hundreds will gather to see a match-up between Lennard High School and Dunedins football teams. However, this year will be a little different. Rather than orange on one side of the field facing the red from the other, this year there will be white. A White Out will take place to bring awareness to heart disease, the Number One killer of all Americans. During the game students will fund-raise to help fight heart disease and stroke. Teams, students and community members are encouraged to pur chase and wear an American Heart Lennard High hosts white out football game on Friday nightAssociation Rock the Beat shirt to school and to the game in honor of loved ones. T-shirts are being sold at school and at the game for $10. Cardiovascular disease kills more people in the U.S. than the next five leading causes of death combined, including cancer. The White Out is a way to celebrate the lives of family and friends that have this devastating disease while making a difference by helping to save others. All proceeds go to the American Heart Association and will help to fund research and education. For more information, contact Tammy Lara at laratammy24@ gmail.com or (813) 506 2003Elections to be topic at Democratic Club meetingThe South Shore Democratic Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 8 at the South Shore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. The featured speaker will be John Hill, editorial writer for The Tampa Bay Times. John will discuss the Nov. 6 election results and provide insight about the interview process and candidate evaluation from a newspapers perspective. Johns previous experience includes stints at the Lakeland Ledger, where he covered local government, and prior to that at the Sarasota Herald Tribune as a writer of computer-assisted special projects. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m., refreshments at 1 p.m. All Democrats and Independents are welcome. 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. Monday, Nov. 5 Line dancing 6 p.m.; Treasure Hunt 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 Games in Lounge 1-5 kitchen opens at 4:30 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 Fish Fry 4:30-7 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 Ruskin Veterans Parade Sunday, Nov. 11 Fire a Steak 1 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan at 5:30 p.m.Household chemicals are collected every 2nd Saturdayhousehold chemicals are collected the 2nd Saturday of each month. Chemical materials accepted include: paints, solvents, automotive products, household cleaners, pool chemicals, lawn and garden supplies and other potentially toxic substances commonly found around the home and garden. South County Collection Site is located at 13000 U.S. 41 S.,(off of Powell Rd) quarter mile north of Big Bend Road and will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273.Daisy Daisy is a very sweet black and white kitten with a white nose. She will come right up to you and encourage hugs and kisses. But all she really wants is a forever home with a loving owner. Although Daisy was found as a stray, she has adapted well with the other kittens. She is current on her shots. As part of her adoption she has been micro chipped and spayed. DOB: March 5, 2012. Dewie Dewie is a petite Terrier mix with a cute pink heart on her nose. She was rescued from horrible living conditions and brought to the shelter as a baby with her three siblings. Her greatest love in life is water! She leaps in and out of the doggy pool and, in her mind, being sprayed with the hose beats Disney World any day. Dewie can be exceptionally charming with people. Dewie knows the sit, shake, and down commands and walks fine on a leash. She is also spayed, microchipped, and current on her shots. DOB:November 3, 2010. Tampa Bay area child in need of life-saving transplant With the cost of a transplant often exceeding $500,000, many transplant families are unable to shoulder the financial burden of such a procedure. The Childrens Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a national charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses. In Tampa Bay, volunteers are raising funds for COTA in honor of transplant patients like local child, Sam Smirch. Sam is the son of Michael and Sara Smirch, and the brother of Hannah. Sam, born on August 20, 2004, was diagnosed with Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. The doctors at the Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania have recommended a liver transplant. An estimated $100,000 is being raised by Tampa Bay volunteers. Volunteers are needed to assist with fundraising activities that will help with transplant-related expenses. Individuals and groups interested in more information can contact Community Coordinator Bill Bahlke at (813) 244-6186 or bill.bahlke@clearviewland.com. Donations may be mailed to the Childrens Organ Transplant Association, 2501 West COTA Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403. Checks or money orders should be made payable to COTA, with In Honor of Sam JS written on the memo line of the check. Secure credit card donations are also accepted online at http://cota.donorpages.com/PatientOnlineDonation/COTAforSamuelJS/. Sams family has asked for assistance from the Childrens Organ Transplant Association. The organizations priority is to assure that no child or young adult is denied a transplant or excluded from a transplant waiting list due to lack of funds. One hundred percent of all funds raised are used for patients transplant-related expenses.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 7and consumers may have to work out and pin down the multiple possible combinations of services involving what is hauled when from where. Since 1996, trash, garbage and recyclables have been picked from homes and businesses across Hillsborough and dispensed or disposed of by three vendors, Waste Management, Inc., Waste Services, Inc., and Republic Services, Inc. Their contracts have been renewed periodically with few adjustments over the years and will expire next in September, 2013. Residential customers who are homeowners pay for the curbside service on a twice-a-week basis through their annual property tax bills at a yearly rate in the low $200 bracket. Similarly, owners of rental properties such as apartment complexes or mobile home parks are billed for the services and then may pass on appropriate portions of the bill to their individual tenants. Fees for pick-up and disposal from business entities can be based on the tonnage. A year ago, Commissioner Al Higginbotham, who represents District IV stretching from Plant City to Sun City near the Hillsborough-Manatee county line and including most of South County, began suggesting to fellow commissioners and community leaders that allowing all possible vendors to submit bids could both save money and address services needed but not currently provided. In December, commissioners agreed to begin a wide open bid process and invitations to bid went out last month. The 102-Trash collection%  page package of instructions and criteria was distributed through the electronic system known as Onvia DemandStar according to John Hollingshead, procurement manager in the countys business and support services department. The system is widely used by both bid seekers and bid makers. Higginbotham estimated this week that eight to 11 trash and recyclables collectors located around the Southeast U.S. are potential vendors for Hillsborough County. They could bid to furnish services to one or more of the five collection districts. South Hillsborough, from Tampa Bay to the Hillsborough-Polk county line and south of the Alafia River comprises the fifth collection area. Companies bidding for any of Hillsboroughs trash business will meet a number of criteria substantiating such factors as their experience, financial stability, bonding capacity and law suit liabilities, Hollingshead said. Potential collection vendors, for instance, will have provided their residential and commercial services for three of the last five years involving at least 30,000 households. They will have the financial ability to serve two of Hillsboroughs districts, supply a $300,000 bid bond and post a $3 million performance bond if a successful bidder. Their top managements will have at least five years of experience in the solid waste collection industry, have no claims exceeding $100,000 pressed against them in the last five years and produce four references covering 12 recent months of services provided. Vendors bidding to handle Hillsboroughs recyclables on a county-wide rather than district basis will meet similar criteria demonstrating successful and substantive experience, sufficient financial resources and limited legal claims liabilities, Hollingshead added. These possible vendors also will have the appropriate Florida certifications. Their bid bonds are pegged at $75,000, with the chosen bidders eventual performance bond set at $250,000. Once in hand, all bids will be evaluated for sufficiency of the response in his department, Hollingshead said, and then forwarded to managers in the countys public utilities department for additional precise comparison with Hillsboroughs solid waste handling needs. Before staff recommendations are made to commissioners, it may be necessary to check out potential vendors facilities, the procurement manager added. And, at some point, questions such as the number of collections in a given span of time, the specific days of collection, the types and volumes of collected materials in each district all must be addressed, he indicated. Ultimately, the effort will be worthwhile to the county and its citizens, Higginbotham asserted. Encouraging more competition in the bidding process does not reflect poor service by the current vendors, he added, but recognizes that new technologies are applicable and new methods of collection come into practice that may be advantageous to the county. And competition for the business simply is likely to lead to reduced rates in Hillsborough which has had some of the highest solid waste handling costs in the state, he said. In addition, he emphasized the importance of working into the collection system under future contracts the pick-up of what he called bulk items tires, couches, refrigerators. At the present time, such large pieces are not collected by the haulers and may not be transported to county disposal sites by residents | DRAPERY | VALANCES | BEDDING | UPHOLSTERY | BACKSPLASHES | AREA RUGS | CARPET | HARDWOOD | VINYL | TILE | LAMINATE | BLINDS | SHUTTERS | WE REPAIR BLINDS Santa, I know exactly what I want for Christmas! DOVE INTERIORS CARPET ONE (1 mile west of I-75 Exit 240-B) 813-645-8660 Pirouette Window Shadings Dress Up Your Home for the Holidays.Expires December 15, 2012www.doveinteriors.hdwfg.com SAVE $100* OR MOREwith qualifying purchases of Hunter Douglas window fashions.*See store for details and therefore frequently turn up dumped as litter on roadsides, he noted. Higginbotham suggested a commission workshop on the entire trash collection subject may be scheduled after staff evaluations of the bids have been outlined. The new contracts must be drawn and executed by September, he noted, adding its a very fluid process now, but the expectation is well see significant savings.Copyright 2012 Melody Jameson Prep football resultsMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOLast weeks scores: Riverview (2-6) fell to Newsome (4-4) 6-42 Lennard (0-9) fell to Spoto (3-5) 3-13 Brandon (1-7) fell to Plant City (4-4) 20-22 East Bay (3-5) fell to Durant (8-0) 3-28 This weeks schedule: Riverview hosts Durant Lennard hosts Dunedin Spoto hosts Lakewood East Bay hosts Brandon Bloomingdale visits Plant

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8 NOVEMBER 1, 2012 Americas Carwash NOW OPEN SUNDAYS 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.RAIN CHECK: Bring in your receipt for any full service wash within 48 hours and receive an Express Wash for $1.00 (on same vehicle) ANY FULL SERVICE WASH ONLYWith this coupon only. Not valid with other specials or discounts. $1.50 extra for vans and SUVs. 11/30/12EXPRESS HAND WAXMost vehicles. With this coupon only. Not valid with other specials or discounts. Additional charge for oversize vehicles. 11/30/12$2 OFF$3995GET YOURMONTHLY CAR WASH PASSPay once a month and come as often as you like! CARDS 728 Cypress Village Blvd.Sun City Center, FL813-634-9409 Next to Sonnys (Your local company for 30 years) Fax: 645-6964813-645-3370FREE ESTIMATESReplacement Window SpecialistVinyl or Aluminum Windows and Hurricane Impact Windows Over 1979 Were Here For You! We Welcome New PatientsOur practice provides a complete range of professional services including Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Thorough Examinations, Cleanings, Dental Makeovers and Implant Restorations. Michelle Halcomb, D.D.S.813-634-3396703 Del Webb Blvd. W., Suite B Sun City Center, FL 33573 We salute all of our men, women and Veterans of the Armed Forces! Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good do-it-yourself resources to help me write my will? At age 62, I want to get my affairs organized, but I hate paying a high-priced attorney fee if I can do it myself. Dont Have Much Dear Dont, If you have a simple, straightforward estate and an uncomplicated family situation, writing your own will with the help of a good do-it-yourself guide is a viable alternative to hiring an attorney and a whole lot cheaper. Here are some good resources to help you get started. Computer Required There are a number of computer software products and online resources available today that can help you create your own will very easily, and they usually take less than an hour from start to finish. Like tax software, these tools will guide you through a series of questions and will insert your answers into a will for you. But, youll need a computer to use them. Some good options to check out include: Quicken WillMaker Plus 2013: This is a comprehensive estate planning software product thats very user-friendly. It lets you create customized wills for an unlimited number of people, along with other important documents like financial powers of attorney, health care directives, executor documents, final arrangements and more. And once youre finished, you can store your documents on your computer and update them as needed, and you can print them out on paper. Available in downloadable or CD format at nolo.com for $43 or $52, this software works only with Windows operating systems and is valid in every state except Louisiana. Rocket Lawyer: This is an online resource available at rocketlawyer. com that helps you create a will, trust, power of attorney and dozens of other legal documents in every state. They start by offering a free seven-day trial period so you can actually make one document for free. Or, you can become a member for $20 a month, or $120 for their annual Basic Legal Plan, and get unlimited access so you can make, store, share and update any documents you want. They even provide annual members free legal reviews of their document and free phone assistance with an attorney. LegalZoom: Available online at legalzoom.com, this site makes wills, trusts, powers of attorney, petprotection agreements and many other documents. After you create your will, or other documents, they double-check them for spelling and grammar mistakes (but not for legal issues) and mail you a printed copy in about a week to 10 days. Wills run $69, other documents range between $35 and $249. No Computer Necessary If you dont have a home computer or Internet access, a good resource to turn to is the Quick & Legal Will Book, sold by Nolo for $21. This guide provides forms and step-by-step instructions that can help you make a basic will that meets your needs. To order a copy, call 800-728-3555. Hire a Lawyer Its also important to know that if you have a complicated financial situation, blended family or if you have considerable assets, you need to hire a lawyer to write your will. An experienced lawyer can make sure you cover all your bases which can help avoid family confusion and squabbles after youre gone. The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (naela.org) and the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (naepc.org) websites are good resources that have directories to help you find someone in your area. Costs will vary depending on your situation and location, but you can expect to pay somewhere between $200 and $1,000 to get your will made. If money is tight, check with your states bar association (see findlegalhelp.org) to find low-cost legal help in your area. Or call the Eldercare Locater at (800) 677-1116 for a referral. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Nor man, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior. org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of The Savvy Senior book.THE SAVVY SENIOR: How to Write Your Own WillBy Jim Miller Apollo Beach Family Medical Center puts down roots on US 41Physician/Owner Sasha Noe DO, PhD welcomed patients, friends, family, and neighbors to the Grand Opening of her new Family Medicine and Aesthetics practice Apollo Beach Family Medical Center on Oct. 10. At the official opening of the office, which is located at 6150 N. US Highway 41 in Apollo Beach, Dr. Noe said, Its a dream come true to serve and meet the medical needs of the residents throughout the South Shore area. Dr. Noe, a resident of the South Shore for over ten years, is excited to offer her patients a beautiful state-of-the-art facility to meet their medical needs. The center is open Monday Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. 12 p.m. New patients are welcomed! The medical office specializes in Family Medicine, Skin Rejuvenation, Wellness, and Prevention. Her staff has been complimented for being professional, courteous, knowledgeable, friendly, and compassionate. Dr. Noe earned a PhD degree in Medical Microbiology and Immunology from the University of South Floridas College of Medicine in 2000 and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton, FL. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at St. Petersburg General Hospital where she was elected as both Chief Intern and Chief Resident during her time there. Dr. Noe is known for having great bedside manners and she spends quality time while caring for and educating all of her patients. Dr. Noe and the staff at Apollo Beach Family Medical Center can be reached at (813) 641-0007. Website: ApolloBeachFamilyMed.com or Email: info@ApolloBeachFamilyMed.com. Dr. Noe and her staff at the Apollo Beach Family Medical Center.Supporters for Joy Green gather for ribbon cuttingThe Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Elect Joy Green for Hillsborough County Commissioner Campaign. Ms. Green is running as an independent from District 4.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 9the 2012 General Election ballot were sponsored by the State House or Senate. The complete amendments and the original bills that introduced them may be viewed at http://election.dos.state. fl.us/initiatives/initiativelist.asp? year=2012&initstatus=ALL&Ma deBallot=Y&ElecType=GEN but are summarized in easy English here for readers convenience. Informative Lecture SeriesCall 813-634-1 455 to reserve your spotThe Skin Cancer Centers / Dermatology AssociatesHowar d A. Oriba, M.D. | Michael G. Caruso, M.D. | Leslee Baute, P.A.-C.4002 Sun City Center Blvd. U nit 102 un City Center, FL 33573 (One Block West of the Hospi tal) THE SKIN CANCER CENTERSDERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES T S C C Everything you wanted to know about SKIN CANCER, but were afraid to ask.FREEDINNER BUFFETwith beverages servedThurs., Nov. 1 or Thurs., Nov. 84:00 p.m. Sun City Center Enriching farmland is our labor and our love. We provide American farmers with nutrients to grow the food we need. This means lower food costs for us and more land that can be preserved for the environment. But our work doesnt stop there. After mining the natural phosphate needed to make our products, we reclaim the land for recreational and environmental uses. We bring more food to your table, along with a commitment to stewardship of our natural resources. A better Florida and a better world Our lands greatest yield wont end with the harvest Cracking the code%  This story neither endorses nor objects to any amendment. No. l This amendment, if passed, would override whats being called Obamacare, the real name of which is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Saying yes to this amendment would mean you are in favor of allowing Florida to say no to the act and not accept the federal law that is now in place. No. 2 This amendment is straightforward. It says if you say yes property discounts on homestead exemptions will be given to veterans of combat who were not Florida residents at the time of their service when they entered the military. No. 3 If passed, this amendment would not take effect until the 2014-2015 fiscal year. It states that the State Legislature may change the way it determines how it will collect revenues. It would replace the existing way of collection, which is determined by personal income growth, with a new state revenue system that is based on changes in population and the rate of inflation. This amendment says the Legislature may submit proposed increases to voters. No. 4 This amendment, if passed, would stop increases in taxable value of all homesteaded property and lower the increase percentages on some nonhomestead properties when market values decrease. Specific percentages for certain classifications of residents and homebuyers are mentioned in the amendment. No. 5 This amendment provides that either the State House or Senate must confirm the appointment of State Supreme Court judges by the Governor. Percentages and specific powers are outlined in this amendment which transfers some powers from the judicial branch of government to the legislative branch. No. 6 This amendment is to add stricter measures to the State Constitution about using public funds for abortions or health coverage that includes abortions with exceptions specifically named in the proposed amendment. No. 7 Rewritten to become No. 8 No 8 Titled the Religious Freedom amendment, this graph says passage would delete the prohibition against using revenues from the public treasury for any sector sectarian institution. This means that public money could be used toward a private institution (such as a school or other institution operated by a religious denomination.) *This amendment has been reworded by a judges order. No. 9 This proposed amendment grants full property tax relief to spouses of military veterans and first responders (including policemen, firefighters and others specifically named) who are killed in the line of duty if they were county residents as of Jan. 1 the year they were killed. They would pay no property tax as long as they stayed in that home and remained unmarried. No. 10 This would provide businesses an exemption from paying tax on tangible personal property with value between $25,000 and $50,000. The two parts to this amendment would allow the state, and also county and local municipalities to also choose to exempt the property from taxation. (The amendment does not say businesses but only businesses now pay this tax.) No. 11 This would allow the State Legislature to draft a law that allows counties and municipalities to grant additional homestead exemptions to lowincome seniors (as defined in the amendment) if they have lived in the home 25 years or more. No. 12 If passed, a new council composed of student body presidents would be created and the president of that council would sit on the Board of Governors of the State University System instead of the president of the Florida Student Association who now occupies that seat. *Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. District 1 Commissioner Sandra L. Murman (Vice Chair); District 2 Commissioner Victor Crist; District 3 Commissioner Lesley Les Miller, Jr. (Chaplain); District 4 Commissioner Al Higginbotham; District 5 (Countywide) Commissioner Ken Hagan (Chair); District 6 (Countywide) Commissioner Kevin Beckner; District 7 (Countywide) Commissioner Mark Sharpe. MITCH TRAPHAGEN FILE PHOTOHillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Earl J. Lennard.

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10 NOVEMBER 1, 2012including the United States. Despite that Haitis constitution requires that education be free for all, the government has been unable to fulfill that obligation. The massive earthquake of 2010 has only further deteriorated an already dismal and tragic educational situation. The students in the gifted program at Summerfield Elementary, however, saw the problems as something to work on rather than merely lament. The students learned that something as simple as a pencil is generally unavailable and would be treasured by many Haitian students. The Summerfield students made up signs and began encouraging their fellow students to donate supplies; they communicated their plan to help with the entire school via the schools morning show. According to Latoya Desamour, the Teacher of the Gifted at Summerfield, the students set a goal to collect 700 items for donation over a three-week period. By the end of the first week, however, they had already collected more than 1,000 items. By last week, they had collected 1,800 items and were hoping to finish the drive with more than 2,000 items. The kids are super excited, Ms. Desamour said. They are very smart and they are aware of the world around them. Indeed, in a classroom at Summerfield on a recent Monday, the students, ranging from second to fifth grades, organized and took inventory of their latest donations. Mixed in with the chatter and laughter was a seriousness FREE Lunch / Dinner Seminar** Learn about Spinal Decompression What causes neck, back and knee discomfort? Why many treatments dont work. What treatments are most effective? What if surgery didnt help? Is there anything that can help? What does Spinal Decompression help? Degenerative discs Sciatica Upper Back Symptoms Arthritis of the Spine Herniated Discs Shoulder/Arm Issues Treatment is Non-Surgical & Non-Invasive 813-684-81411/2 mile south of Hwy. 60 Medicare and Most Insurances AcceptedDISCOMFORT?Must Call for a Reservation Your RSVP Code is: SC11 SUN CITY CENTERDennysBRANDONGOLDEN CORRAL attendees onlyLimited Seating If you cant attend, call about a FREE exam and/or xrays.(over $120 value)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, exam or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. With this ad. New patients only, if clinically necessary. Medicare not eligible.Open: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Making a difference%  of purpose. They knew the importance of each and every item. It would be difficult, if not impossible, to estimate the impact that 2,000 items (pens, pencils, glue sticks, folders, notebooks, and so on) will have. It will be difficult to gauge how much that will mean to children who have next to nothing to call their own, to children for whom survival is a challenge and obtaining an education is part of a gauntlet of obstacles they face. It is difficult to imagine what those 2,000 items will mean for so many unseen children to know that other children in the United States cared enough to do something to help them. It is difficult to measure, yes, but not difficult to know. The students at Summerfield Elementary worked to make something happen that changed the world for the better. They did something good for others who needed help. The students in the Gifted Program are Alvin Wu, Andrew Shelton, Angele Garcia, Dalton Palmer, David Espinoza, Elizabeth Hackett, Heather Route, Jasen Patubo, Joshua Andre, Kayla McLoone, Kyle Murray, Lance Morton, Leigha Howell, Madison Westley, Marcos Morales, Meagan Tuthill, Mia Alanis, Michael Whiles, Nevaeh Garcia, Perla Gonzales and Savannah Dale. Each one, and every student at Summerfield Elementary who pitched to help, made a difference in the world. They are children leading the way towards a better world. They are making a difference, one pencil at a time.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSGifted Students at Summerfield Elementary made signs and announcements during the schools morning program. In the end, they far exceeded their goals. Students organize and take inventory of the donated items under the direction of Latoya Desamour, Summerfield Teacher of the Gifted.

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No photographs required. All materials will be provided. Seating limit: 15. Mah Jongg Club Wednesday, Nov. 7, 6:30 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 card. Limited to 16 players. SouthShore Needle People Wednesday, Nov. 7, 6:30 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 us questions! Register in advance at the Information Desk or call (813) 273-3652.The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has announced the appointment of Betty Castor, Linda Hartley, Mary Anne Reilly, and Jennifer Williams as its newest board members. Each of these individuals is an active vital member of this community, said Board Chair Greg Rosica. They bring proven skills and a commitment to the wellbeing of both the Community Foundation and our region as a whole. We look forward to our work together in furthering the mission of the Community Foundation. Betty Castor is a resident of Tampa and has devoted much of her life to public service. She served most notably as the president of the University of South Florida, Commissioner of Education for the state of Florida and president and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. She served recently as Director of the Patel Center for Global Solutions at USF. Castor is currently a member of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the Tampa Bay Committee on Foreign Relations and is a member of the North Star Bank Board Bank of Directors, Tampa. Linda Hartley is a Shareholder of Hill Ward Henderson and Co-Chair of the firms Taxation Group, and leads the firms Trusts & Estates area. 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Hwy. 301 N. in Tampa, a half mile south of the Florida Fairgrounds. The ceremony will begin promptly at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month, which is in remembrance of the date and time that the Armistice to end the First World War was signed. The ceremony will begin with the presentation of colors by a joint color guard made up of members from MacDill AFB Honor Guard and JROTC Cadets. 48th Annual Veterans Day Tribute set for Veterans Memorial Park in TampaThe National Anthem will be sung by Petty Officer Yarrick Conner, USN from the Joint Communications Support Element, MacDill AFB. There will be over 100 JROTC Cadets from area high schools in attendance to perform drill demonstrations and a Pass in Review. The POW/MIA empty chair ceremony to remember those who have not yet made it home will be performed. A Wreath Tribute will be presented by the Gold Star Wives, Gold Star Mothers and Gold Star Families of America. The playing of TAPS and a rifle salute will be rendered by the Riverview Detachment of the Marine Corps League. Master of Ceremonies will be Walt Raysick, President of the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc., and the keynote speaker will be Colonel Scott DeThomas, USAF, Commander, 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill AFB Several dignitaries will be in attendance. The coveted Edwin Porterfield Award and the Keeping the American Patriotic Sprit Alive Awards will be presented This ceremony is open to the public and tented seating will be available. Following the Veterans Day program, refreshments will be served by VFW Post 8108 from Riverview.Brandon Regional Hospital invites the public to join the fun at H2UBrandon Regional Hospital invites seniors to join H2U (Health To You), which allows seniors to meet new friends and participate in meetings, senior exercise, crafts, games, Bingo, lunches and dinners at neighborhood restaurants. Participants enjoy attending theaters and various trips to many locations. H2U is located on the campus of Brandon Regional Hospital, 119 Oakfield Drive, Suite 258, Brandon. For more information call (813) 684-3316. Benefits of H2U include, but are not limited to: Health eNews health services, and products and pharmacy discounts H2U members enjoy a free meal per day in the hospital cafeteria for a (maximum seven meals per hospital stay). Special events take place monthly that focus on members health, education and having fun. Activities for the month of October include, but are not limited to: For more information, call Patricia Montgomery at (813) 571-5105 or go to www.BrandonRegionalHospital.com.Attention all VeteransThe Disabled American Veterans SCC Chapter 110 who assist Veterans and surviving spouses with VA claims have relocated. They now utilize the meeting room of the security office located at 1005 N. Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center. They provide support to Veterans and surviving spouses in need of assistance with; Appointments will be available each Monday from 2 6 p.m. There are no fees for service and all Veterans are welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment call Darrell Katz at 813-260-3692. Barnes & Noble Bookfair supports Brandon BalletSunday, Nov. 11 marks the port of the Brandon Ballet. From 1 to 3 p.m. there will be such magical events as The Nutcracker story time, tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy, autographs and photos with costumed dancers, even a live performance of excerpts from The Nutcracker. The fundraiser element of the day comes when attendees buy books, DVDs, calendars or other merstore. When they use the Bookfair ID 10900884, a percentage of their purchase amount will go toward supporting the Brandon Ballet. In fact, even purchases made online at bn.com/bookfairs Nov. 11 17 will support the ballet, when the special ID number is used.The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Class of the Hillsborough County Womens Hall of Fame. Up to three outstanding women will be selected. Inductees may also be honored posthumously. The Womens Hall of Fame was created in 2011 to honor and celebrate the achievements of local women who have made significant contributions in areas such as business, education, philanthropy, military and public service for the betterment of life for residents of Hillsborough County. Thirteen women have now been inducted. Nomination forms are available Nominations open for Hillsborough County Womens Hall of Fameonline at www.hillsboroughcounty. org/WHOF or by calling Brandon Wagner, Commission on the Status of Women, (813) 276-2640. Nominations are due on or before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. The induction ceremony will be held March 28, 2013, at the Tampa Convention Center. The Commission on the Status of Women is comprised of 13 members and was created by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners April 16, 2003, to advise the Board, County administration, the community, and all agencies and persons in Hillsborough County with respect to matters pertaining to the status of women.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 15beneficiary of such support from power services around the nation in the aftermath of storms.The storm made landfall in the area of Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Monday evening. The effects, however, were felt from North Carolina to Maine, with storm surge flooding the coast, including New York City. Last week, the passing storm created windy conditions in Florida and resulted in rip tide warnings along the east coast of the Sunshine State. As the storm raged in Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker, who has gained fame for once saving a city resident from a house fire and for his endless engagement with residents via Twitter, maintained his personal vigilance with social media. At one point, he offered to take a family to a shelter after a person tweeted that they were without power and had no candles or anything else for their children. In New York City, a construction crane on a 90-story building partially collapsed in strong winds, leaving a large portion dangling over West 57th Street in Midtown. Police had cordoned off the street and surrounding area. Floodwaters were reported in various subway stations across the city. The New York Stock Exchange was closed for two days due to weather for the first time in more than a century. Far away from the Tampa Bay Area, one casualty of the storm had a local connection. The HMS Bounty, en route from Connecticut to St. Petersburg, sunk in high winds and seas off the coast of North Carolina. The U.S. Coast Guard heroically rescued 14 crewmembers from life rafts, another crewmember was found unresponsive and later died, and Hurricane Sandy%  the 63-year-old captain, Robin Walbridge of St. Petersburg, was still missing. The 180-foot ship had appeared in several movies, including 1962s Mutiny on the Bounty starring Marlon Brando. Over the years, it had become an iconic part of the St. Petersburg waterfront. Although a stop in St. Petersburg was on the itinerary, the ship was scheduled to winter in Galveston, Texas. As the storm made landfall in southern New Jersey, Maryland was beginning to flood and trees were downed in Massachusetts. By Tuesday morning, it was estimated by CNN that the storm caused the deaths of 26 people and more than seven million people were thought to be without power. The total impact of the storm, however, may not be known for days. Referred to as the Frankenstorm or the Storm of a Lifetime, it was unusual in several respects, not the least of which was a powerful hurricane traveling so far north so late in the season. In addition to sheer size, the storm also set a record for the lowest barometric pressure ever recorded north of Cape Hattaras, NC, at 942 millibars. Adding to the woes of residents in the northeast, the storm merged with a powerful cold front and was penned in by a high-pressure system in the Atlantic, the result being days of damaging and potentially life-threatening conditions for millions of people. On Monday evening, Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement offering assistance to states impacted by Hurricane Sandy, offering equipment and personnel expertise based on Floridas long history of recovering from such storms. By MELODY JAMESON%  SUN CITY CENTER A combination of increased expenses and reduced membership have bumped up by $6 the proposed annual dues that retirees here pay for access to their elaborate amenities. If approved when SCC Community Association members cast ballots during their annual election early in December, the yearly dues in 2013 will be $269 per person. In other area communities featuring far fewer recreational facilities, similar membership fees are paid by residents each month or on a quarterly basis throughout the year. However, with the increase, the SCC Community Associations $2,960,400 budget will be balanced in 2013, Neil Rothfeld, CA board treasurer, noted this week. The association ninemember board, along with a professional community manager, oversees the communitys common areas including three major campuses hosting a wide variety of athletic and activityoriented, intellectual and entertainment facilities. A 2013 fiscal snapshot projects total income of $2,877,000 and total expenditures of $2,960,400, producing a shortfall offset by carryover savings from the 2012 budget. Rothfeld, a former corporate financial officer who has been handling the boards budgetary business for several years, pointed out that the income and expenditures plan for the coming year must and does accommodate increases in the wages, taxes and benefits category, rising insurance premiums, costs related to maintenance and supplies as well as to maintenance contracts, plus administrative expenses. All are basic necessities, imperative for operation, upkeep and protection of the swimming pools and ball fields, meeting rooms and club headquarters plus a multi-purpose community hall, that characterize the 50-year-old community. Conversely, balancing the increased expenses are savings realized in several areas of the 2012 budget, including utilities, professional services and entertainment-related outgo. The second aspect leading to the necessary dues increase is a reduced dues-paying membership, Rothfeld said. With greater frequency, SCC homes are being purchased and occupied by single individuals rather than a couple, with the result that a single dues assessment from the household accrues to the association rather than dues for two persons. In 2012, the CA individual membership dropped by 200 persons, compared with 2011, he added. The new dues figure of $269 per individual member or $ .50 per person per month if approved, would be divvied up to support four different budgetary categories, the treasurer said. The largest portion, by far, $231 is applied to general operational funding while $30 goes to the replacement reserve $5 is designated for the furniture and equipment reserve and $3 is set aside for the hurricane deductible reserve. Another portion of the CA budget for 2013 shows that the Capital Fund, in which $1500 is deposited from sale of each SCC home to a first-time buyer in the community, will stand at slightly over $1.5 million on January 1, 2013. By the end of that year, the fund is projected to reach or top $2 million. Community association members will vote the proposed dues increase up or down on December 4 and 5 when they also chose among four candidates to fill three seats on the CA board of directors. The complete budget can be viewed on the associations website at www.suncitycenter. org under the Sun City Center category on the left side of the screen, under Community Association on the next screen and then by accessing the CA budget meeting 2013 on the following page.Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonCommunity association directors hold annual dues to small increase in 2013MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSThe Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce continues to grow, adding eleven new members during the October monthly membership meeting alone. The well-attended meeting, held at the Regent on Tuesday, Oct. 23, was sponsored by South Bay Hospital. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Sasha Noe of Apollo Beach Family Medical Center. As highlighted in last weeks Current, during the meeting Elijah Heath was named the winner of the Honorary Mayor of Riverview contest. The next monthly membership luncheon will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 27.Riverview Chamber continues growthSharon Roush, CEO of South Bay Hospital and sponsor of the Chambers October meeting introduces keynote speaker Dr. Sasha Noe.

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16 OBSERVER NEWS NOVEMBER 1, 2012 5908 FORTUNE PLACE APOLLO BEACH, FL 33572www.Glisson1.com(813) 645-6796DAMON C. GLISSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisement. Before you decide, ask us to send you FREE written information about our qualifications and experience. Marine Corps Marine Corps Pfc. Armando J. Ayra, son of Diana M. Ayra of Riverview, Florida., earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. For 13 weeks, Ayra stayed committed during some of the worlds most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week prior to graduation, Ayra endured The Crucible, a 54hour final test of recruits minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time. Ayra is a 2012 graduate of Riverview High School. Marine Corps Marine Corps Pfc. Gabriel Carmona, a 2012 graduate of Riverview High School, earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. For 13 weeks, Carmona stayed committed during some of the worlds most demanding entrylevel military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week prior to graduation, Carmona endured The Crucible, a 54-hour final test of recruits minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time. Air Force Air Force Airman Ismael B. Santiago graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Santiago is the son of Rosita Santiago of Lake Tahoe Drive in Riverview. He is a 2011 graduate of Riverview High School. Ruskin Eagles Aerie 4351 1205 1st St. S.W.Upcoming EventsMonday Night. ...........................Bingo. Free hot dogs. Tuesday Night. ...........................Bar Cards. $1 drafts all day. Friday Night. ..............................Feather Your Nest Saturday, Nov. 3. .......................10 a.m. Craft Show / Yard Sale. ....................................................Baked goods sale. ....................................................5 p.m. Dinner.. ....................................................6:30 p.m. Music by Bro n Bro Sunday. .......................................6 p.m. Feather Your Nest. Free . ....................................................hotdogs during football For more information, call (813) 645-2922. South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities Every Tuesday Jam Session p.m. 5ish, No Charge for all Elks and their guests. Every Wednesday Best Spaghetti in Town $7, All You Can Eat, for all Elks and their guests. Music by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Every Friday Seafood, Sandwiches, and a Chefs Special for all Elks and their guests from 5 to 7 p.m. Karaoke by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31st Lets all show up in our best costumes! Monday, Nov. 12th Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, $7 a person, Menu: Cornish Hen with all the trimmings and dessert, only 50 tickets will be sold. Monday, Nov. 26th Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, $7 a person, Menu: Meatloaf with all the trimmings and dessert, only 50 tickets will be sold. Join S. Hillsborough Elks Lodge Eastern Caribbean Fund Raiser Cruise Jan. 13 to 20, 2013, contact Howard Elkin at Discover Travel for details and reservations. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is a clean, smoke-free environment located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S. in Ruskin, Telephone (813) 6452089. If you can envision being thrust into the role of critical decision maker about health or financial affairseither for yourself or othersthis free, open-to-the-public symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. is for you. The event is designed to help us prepare for a time in our lives, especially as seniors, to deal with the responsibility of making difficult decisions.A lineup of professionals will speak at specific times during the day. You can choose to attend all or only those of particular interest to you. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. out of health care money two public benefits that can help you afford Care. Amanda M. Wolf Board Certified Elder Law Attorney Justin Klatsky Will. Attorney James Eggert Wrong? Gary W. Cotter, Certified Financial Planner ones Personal Property and Assets. Dale Smrekar, ASEL, C.A.G.A. President Downsizing Advisory Service. Certified Personal Property Appraiser and Professional Estate Liquidator. toms of Dementia and End-of-Life Care, Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida fillment or Self Destruction? Edmond Dubreuil MSW, ACSW, RCSWI giver Plan. Genevieve Faulk, MSW, LCSW, CMC, C-ASWCM President & Lead Geriatric Care Manager at Aging Care Advocates, Inc. When Hiring an In-home Caregiver. Gregg Mazza M.B.A., Certified Senior Advisor, PCMA Instructorfrom Brightstar Lifecare Maintaining Follow-up to Members When They Can No Longer Physically Attend. Doug Moore, United Methodist Church, Congregational Care Co-Coach. This Caregivers Symposium is sponsored by SCCChamber of Commerce, Sun Towers Retirement Community and The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center. A portion of the net proceeds will help support the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging. sessions relating to topics of interest. Visit displays of service providers and pick up literature relating to both speakers and vendors. Vendor booths can be reserved for $50 for the entire day by calling the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce at (813) 634-5111. No reservations are required however, RSVP for a free luncheon by calling Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce at (813) 634-5111. The Nov. 13 symposium is in order to be informed decisionmakers for either themselves or another person. Whether being put when armed with the information presented by the speakers and vendors at this event.From left: Nell Taze, United Methodist Church of Sun City Center; Dana Ditmar, Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce; and Debbie Caneen, Sun Towers Retirement Community meeting, to plan the upcoming Caregivers Symposium. How to be prepared to make unexpected decisionsThe National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) has announced that Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Departments Youth Athletic Services is a 2012 Excellence in Youth Sports Award winner. The prestigious award, presented in part with Athletic Business magazine, recognizes youth sports programs that are doing superior jobs in conducting diverse activities and education that focus on providing the children, parents and coaches. Hillsborough County will be presented with its award during the NAYS Youth Sports Congress held Nov. 28 Dec. 1 in New Orleans. Hillsborough County was chosen from more than 100 youth sports programs that submitted applications from recreation departments, independent sports leagues and military bases around the world. In addition to their dedication to es to the youths in our community, Hillsborough County Athletic Services programs focus on providing quality training to their volunteer coaches, which helped them stand out among the other submissions. at a young age. We applaud Hillsborough County for their commitment to providing children with positive, rewarding opportunities through youth sports, said John Engh of NAYS. For more information on Hillsborough Countys Youth Athletic Services, call Aileen Henderson, Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, at (813) 744Hillsborough Countys Athletic Services provides recreational sports for Hillsborough County youth and adults and provides the mandatory coach training to more than 5,500 volunteers in Hillsborough County. Hillsborough Countys Athletic Services manages the Ed Radice and William Owens Pass Sport programs provide athletic opportunities to more than 6,000 adults in sports as slow pitch softball and flag football. There are 59 youth sports organizations that assist the Countys Athletic Services in conducting various recreational sports to more than 32,000 children. Sports offered include baseball, football, soccer and softball. Founded in 1981, NAYS is Americas leading advocate for positive, safe sports and activities for children. The non-profit 501(c)3 organization is headquartered in West Palm Beach, and more than 3,000 community-based youth sports programs across the country use NAYS programs and services. For more information, visitwww.nays.org. Hillsborough County Parks receives National Excellence in Youth Sports Award i See the current issues of The Observer News, as well as past issues, classified advertising, advertising information, and much more! www.ObserverNews.net

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 17 Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical McDonalds Hess Station Hess Station Publix Post Office Dollar General Sav-A-Lot 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. 11/15/12 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 11/15/12 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 11/15/12 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 11/15/12 CR39$25* $25* with rebate Advice from Hillsborough Countys Consumer Protection Bureau Consumers often spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars purchasing a mattress to achieve the coveted good nights sleep, and associated health benefits. Buying a mattress is an increasing topic of consumer complaints, with consumers unsatisfied with the quality of the products, high-pressure sales tactics, and defective mattresses. Consumers should make sure they understand warranty terms, conditions and return policies in order to make an informed purchase decision. What You Should Know Before Purchasing A Mattress Mattresses all have different names and labels at different stores, making it difficult to comparison shop. Manufacturers or retailers change the names of models almost yearly. Mattress manufacturers make approximately 6 to 12 different models, with substantially different quality and prices for each. Sales people may use high-pressure sales tactics. Many retailers will allow you to keep the mattress for 30 days before you return it. Most retailers and manufacturers will require the original law tag affixed to the mattress. Many manufacturer warranties have a pro-rata factor in determining the refund or credit on a returned mattress. o Consumers may end up paying for all shipping costs to and from the repair location in addition to their pro rata costs, depending on the age of the mattress. o The costs can be different depending on the model. Make sure you know if you are purchasing a new mattress or a refurbished mattress. Bedbugs can live in both new and refurbished mattresses. Bedbug infestation is now in all 50 states. By federal law, reconditioned mattresses must display yellow tags with the words used materials printed on them. What You Should Do Wait for a sale or negotiate the price and ask for extras to be thrown in, like a bed frame or sheets. Lie down on the mattress in the store for at least 15 minutes to test it for comfort and support. Read the fine print because the terms can differ dramatically. Inspect the mattress carefully upon delivery. Keep your original receipt, since manufacturer warranties are usually designed to cover defects and not normal wear or comfort. If you need to file a claim, you must also be the original owner. Measure the amount of sag if the mattress is sagging or has a depression. This measurement can be the determining factor whether its considered defective or not. Protect your mattress by purchasing a mattress pad/protector/cover, since any staining will usually negate the warranty. For more information on buying a mattress, go to www.consumerreports.org and click on Home & Garden. Construction is nearing completion on the Tampa Gateway Rail terminal, a collaborative project undertaken by CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX), the Tampa Port Authority (TPA) and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP). This innovative intermodal project, announced last year as a public-private partnership, will not only bring fuel-grade ethanol into the Tampa market more efficiently and safely via the nations first ethanol unit train-to-refined products pipeline distribution system, but also provide Florida its first on-dock unit train intermodal container capability. For its part, the TPA built new rail track and support infrastructure to handle 96-car unit train deliveries, as well as a multi-product unit train offloading yard at Hookers Point, in the Port of Tampa. Kinder Morgan invested in new pipelines to transport the ethanol from the rail offloading facilities to its Tampa terminal where it can be distributed to other Tampa terminals for blending or transported to Orlando for gasoline blending at Kinder Morgans Orlando terminal. Designed to also handle intermodal containers and other general cargo traffic, the new Tampa Gateway Rail facility is adjacent to the Ports container terminal. It provides direct access to the CSX rail network, enhancing the Ports container rail service offering. The Port of Tampa Container Terminal, operated by Ports America, currently encompasses 40 acres, with phased expansion planned to over 160 acres on adjacent land owned by the Tampa Port Authority and ready to be developed as the business grows. The terminal is currently served by three rail mounted gantry cranes and a 100 ton mobile harbor crane with 2800 linear feet of berth and 43 water depth alongside the berth and in the channel. The Gateway Rail project will reduce the ethanol delivery carbon footprint through a more efficient use of rail capacity and pipeline movements, while also easing truck traffic. Further, the project pro motes use of biofuels, known for having less impact to air quality. Kinder Morgan will expand its ethanol receipt and distribution system within its terminal at the Port of Tampa and modify its 2-mile, 8-inch Inter-Terminal Transfer (ITT) pipeline to move denatured ethanol from its terminal to all Hookers Point terminals for blending and distribution to the market. The joint effort is expected to be operational in late fall 2012. The TPA and CSX are investing more than $10.9 million to construct and open the rail facilities to handle these cargo operations.Nations first train-to-pipeline distribution system nears completionBroadcast your announcement with us!send it to news@observernews.net

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18 NOVEMBER 1, 2012 ATTENTION Contractors:Check out our selection of tools & supplieswww.TampaCrossties.com Need Landscaping Advice? Speak with one of our Professionals! Concrete Accessories of the price of Bulk Mulch & Rock 813-641-0090 Precast Concrete Stepswww.centurygrp.com/Products/Concrete-Steps All bagged mulch 5 for $ 10All bagged Rock and Gravel 4 for $12Expires 11/10/12 Are you paying too much forHome or Auto Insurance?Saving money is just a phone call away! 813-685-9393 C D TCharles D. Talley, Jr. www.ctalleyinsurance.com Were a Bilingual AgencyEstablished 1983 NationwideOn Your Side By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net Observations: The road to serendipityTOM WALLACE PHOtT O COURt TESY OF PAM TRApPHAGENMy Dad devoted his life to teaching, pictured here lecturing in a community college class. Although he passed away 34 years ago, hes still teaching me. Newspapers around the nation are struggling, but I think it has as much to do with how the newspapers are run than it does the medium itself. I think that print will be around for a long time and, yes, the future is bright as technology will someday provide the means for true electronic sheets of paper (it will happen, probably sooner than later). Your local newspaper will be delivered with the press of a button to a piece of paper you can hold in your hand. And it will be updated whenever necessary, just turn the page over and a new page will appear. That is not science fiction; it is science. Looking over the page of a newspaper can be a serendipitous experience that has not yet been fully achieved on the web. A computer screen full of headline links just isnt the same as seeing a printed page, with the very real possibility of stumbling upon an article or three you didnt know you would be interested in. The bottom line is that until reusable electronic paper is available, its hard to beat holding an oldfashioned newspaper. That said, the web does have its own form of serendipity. Last night Michelle and I were watching an independently produced television show. The budget was low, the acting was a little hit or miss, but the show was the result of someones dream and hard work and, all things considered, it was pretty good. At one point, Michelle thought she recognized the person who played Nellie on the 1970s television show Little House on the Prairie. We had no idea what Nellies real name was so we just typed, Nellie Little House on the Prairie into Google and all we ever could ever want to know about Alison Arngrim appeared in links before our eyes. Heres where the serendipity part comes in. Among the links for Ms. Arngrim was one to her Twitter feed, which included a tweet to Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura on Little House on the Prairie. That led me to Ms. Gilberts Twitter feed, which was an interesting documentary of her life in 140 character scenes. Her most recent tweets included a good bit of anger, thanks to an article in a supermarket tabloid bastion of soulless sensationalism, and also included a few words that cute little Laura certainly never uttered on the prairie. Today Ms. Gilbert is a strikingly beautiful woman of 48 who lives her life the same as all of us. She has a home, a cat, a dog and a son. She experiences joy and heartbreak. She sometimes has trouble sleeping at night. Ive never seen Dancing With The Stars but Ive heard she is on it. Im assuming the world still considers her a celebrity, with all the perks and pitfalls involved with such a status. But in most ways, she has the same problems I have. She is just trying to get by in life. My Dad would have been 78years-old last week. He passed away at the age of 43 when I was 15. Let me tell you, 15 is a really bad age to lose your father. I wasnt done yet, I still had a lot to learn from him. The truth be told, however, I am still learning from him. I look back at the things he did that I couldnt possibly appreciate at the time and I try to emulate them now. Try being the key word because, in all honesty, Im rarely successful. Right now, I cant find the serendipity in his passing birthday, but most days I can find it in the example he set for me. My Dad had dreams that he will never fulfill. His job was important, a lot of people depended upon him, but at the age of 43, his priorities were changing. As the youngest child, I benefitted from that. I didnt appreciate back then that he had precious little time for himself, but Ive grown to immeasurably appreciate the extra time he gave me in his last years. I am also increasingly appreciating the meaning of the leave of absence paperwork in his files, dated the month he passed away but will forever be unsigned. Somehow, I think there is a tragic form of serendipity there. In Horace Walpoles Three Princes of Serendip, the princes were continuously making discoveries of things they were not in search of. The princes father was a good man who worked to make sure they were not only educated, but were also endowed with the virtues they would most need in their lives. I think my Dad did just that, too, and is still providing it to my sisters, my brother, and me. Serendipity is in where you look for it feeling empathy for a beautiful but sometimes sad 48year-old celebrity or discovering an article on a newspaper page that just happened to catch your eye. I find there is serendipity in every single day that I think about what my Dad would do, what he might suggest I do. And sometimes I can even find it in the things he didnt do. The biggest virtues of all that he tried to endow us with were happiness and the confidence to follow our hearts. Thats a good thing to remember for me, and possibly for you and Ms. Gilbert, too. It seems the best discoveries are those we didnt know we were searching for, but always our hearts knew the way. The problem is whether we will always choose to follow. Fundraising can be fun and rewardingThe World of Suzie Vong will hold its annual fundraiser for local Teachers of the Year and the scholarship fund sponsored by the American Business Womans Association on Friday, Nov. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each year as part of their anniversary celebration Suzie and her staff select a community recipient to be honored. Once again they have chosen the Teacher of the Year from local elementary schools: Cypress Creek, Wimauma, Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sessums and Reddick. With 2 daughters who attended local elementary, middle and high schools Suzie feels these teachers should be rewarded for their commitment to their students. Good teachers deserve recognition for their efforts. They often spend numerous hours and personal funds satisfying the needs of their students, our children, she emphasized. Part of the celebration will include well known artist Virginia Laudano who will set up an art exhibit. Barbara Migliaro will showcase high fashion costume jewelry, Peter Zebo from Candle Delights will provide gift ideas, Maran Silks will have their silk plants on display and Lynn Wise will bring plenty of Miche bags for the ladies. Entertainment by the Music Avenue will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 12 Lotto tickets will be drawn each hour plus a 50/50 raffle will go to a lucky winner. Dont miss this event! Bring your friends and show your support for the local teachers of the year and the American Business Womans Associations scholarship fund. The World of Suzie Vong is a full service salon located at 3820 Cypress Village Shopping Center, SR 674 across from Home Depot. A complete line of hair services is available including cuts. coloring, highlighting, frosting, foil, perms and styling plus eyelash and eyebrow tinting, waxing and a wide array of nail services, both manicure and pedicure. Gift certificates may be purchased. Seven hair stylists and a nail technician are on hand to serve you. Call 813-634-5552 for more information.

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www.ObserverNews.netIN YOUR BACKy Y ARDNNOVEMb B ER 1, 2012THE OObB SERVER NNEWSTHE SCCSCC OObB SERVERTHE CCURRENt T The new Heart Murmur & Valve Program at Brandon Regional Hospital is a multidisciplinary program that provides the latest in evaluation and treatment of heart valve and murmur conditions, including: with your primary care physician, a cardiologist and a cardiac surgeon with valve expertise a long-term monitoring plan for your condition minimally invasive heart valve repair options the highest distinction in cardiac surgeryFROM YOUR HEART TO OUR EARS Joint Commission Joint Commission Joint Commission Heart Failure There will be a Diamond Celebration at Harriets Flowers on Nov. 7. No, its not the 75th anniversary of the flower shop, although it has been serving Ruskin and the surrounding areas for almost that long. The honor goes to Harriet Garbelman, founder of Harriets Flowers, who turns 75 on Nov. 7. Harriet has been creatively sharing her talents with the Ruskin-South Shore area since she and her mother, Violet Hovey, completed floral design school when Harriet was only 14 years old. She has lent her talent and creativity to countless weddings, birthdays and holiday celebrations. During those years, Harriet has accomplished some remarkable things. Beyond creating award winning floral arrangements, she became personally invested in the lives and emotions of her customers. Over the years she has celebrated, laughed, and sometimes cried with her customers over the events that have impacted their lives. So single minded has Harriet been over her commitment to her customers, that the day after her flower shop and home burned to the ground in 1977, she put her personal life on hold so she could fulfill her commitment to a young bride whose wedding celebration took place Harriet Garbelman continues to sparkle at 75 the following day. The beauty of her creations has also eased the suffering of many families during times of great loss. She has woven an intricate pattern of color and style into our community. She has a long list of achievements and awards, more blue ribbons than you can count and has served as President of the Florida West Coast Florist Association. Harriet has shared her talent over the years doing many demonstrations for community organizations, most recently helping to prepare FFA (Future Farmers of American) students from Lennard High School for the National Floriculture Competition where they went on to win 3rd place. Harriet, like her mother did with her, has shared her love of the floral business with her daughter, Gail, who now carries on the family tradition as the third generation owner of Harriets Flowers. Harriet continues to make beautiful floral designs and has even branched out creating her own line of jewelry. She also spends much of her time outdoors in her orchid garden and with the plants and flowers surrounding her home she continues to share with Harriets Flowers. In honor of Harriets colorful career, you are invited to stop by the shop Nov. 7, 8 or 9 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to reminisce, share your stories, look through photo albums and scrapbooks (your wedding photos might even be in them), enjoy some refreshments and wish Harriet a happy 75th birthday. If you cant make it by the shop, her daughter Gail, would love for you to send a story of your favorite memory about Harriet that brought you some of Harriets creative love. Send your birthday wish via e-mail to harrietsflowers@tampabay.rr.com or find them on Facebook. The flower shop is located at 226 W. College Ave., Ruskin.PHOTOS BY MITCH TRAPHAGEN

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2B NOVEMBER 1, 2012 Recognized for Outstanding Quality! 4016 Sun City Center Blv Sun City Center SouthBayHospital.comThe Joint Commission has recognized Brandon Regional Hospital and South Bay Hospital as Top Performers in Quality. For a Free Physician Referral, call Consult-A-Nurse toll free at 1-877-4-HCA-DOCS (1-877-442-2362) Stately sighting Differences between Eagles and OspreysHere are some differences between the Bald Eagle and the Osprey: Bald eagles are larger, have a dark chest and underside, white tails, yellow legs and hold their wings flat when they fly. Juvenile eagles are all brown and get their adult plumage (white head and tail) around year 4 or 5. Their nests are larger with finer woody materials, they are often reused for many years, and are often placed in the largest tree in the area or an artificial structure like a cell tower. Ospreys are smaller, have a white chest and underside, grey legs and feet and their wings are not held flat when they fly. Their nests are smaller, often lined with bark, sod, grasses, vines and sometimes plastic bags. Often they are located on nesting platforms or on top of sign posts (i.e. no wake signs in lakes)(From the Florida Wildlife Conservation website myfwc.com)JENNIFER SIMMONS PHOTOS via iPPhone 4

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 THE CURRENT 3B Golf Club at Cypress Creek Please call for reservation813-440-4576 Ext. 2 All pricing does not include sales tax THANKSGIVING EXCLUSIVE Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $30................before noon$25...................after noon$20...................after 2 pm $500 OFF Any RoundIMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONSIncludes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 11/30/12Visit 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 TH E PUBLIC KITCHEN HOURS NOW OPEN Mondays 11-6 p.m. Tues. -Wed. 11-8 pm Thurs. -Sat 11-9 pm Sun. Brunch Buffet 8-2; Lunch 11-6 NFL Direct TV Sunday Ticketwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com 813-641-1600 Fall Savings A late season hurricane called Sandy has curtailed boating this week. Due to the choppy water and winds, boats were advised to stay ashore. There were those who boated with caution and fished all week. Reports last week were of a waterway full of baby tarpon. With this weeks report came tales of bullsharks chasing the tarpon. Some reported that each time they hooked a tarpon, the sharks were there in pursuit of their catch. A lot of action this week on our waterways, even with warnings of choppy waters. Saltwater catfish have provided an entertaining week for many anglers. One said that he was just as happy with his catfish catches. He had a lot of action and felt that the days fishing was great. Catfish are known around the world. There are thousands of different species. In the United States we claim only seven freshwater catfish. It seems that every region has their own names. Our seven are called: channel cat (which seems to be the most common), white, blue, black, bullhead both brown and yellow, and the flathead. The catfish feeds by sight and smell and eats most anything dead or alive. Anglers can use dead shrimp, worms, frogs, grasshoppers, chicken or beef liver for bait. The color of the catfish, depends upon the bottom of the water where they live. They could be steel grey or milky white, some have scattered spots, others blue with yellow bellies or the spotted one could be dark brown. Fishing for freshwater catfish is simple. It is often the first fish that children catch with a bamboo pole. A catfish is often found dead on piers and bridges. Anglers do not throw them back into the water as catch and release. Many kill them as soon as they catch them. Freshwater catfish graces many dinner tables poached in white wine, or cooked with chopped white onion, Worchestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Cover with thin sliced lemons, and a dash of cooking wine of your choice, cover with a lid and let steam. Watch it, as fish isnt good overcooked. I enjoyed fried catfish and cajun rice in New Orleans. In Mississippi we enjoyed cheese, garlic, hot spices, tomato sauce stewed catfish. In Georgia, they called it Redneck Catfish, dipped in a heavy flour egg batter and cornmeal served with hush puppies. Alabamas Dixieland catfish was heavy in paprika; cavity full of lemons, and baked in French dressing. Catfish, I have enjoyed in Florida has been deep fat fried, served with cheese grits and hush puppies. I asked some boaters how they cooked their catfish catches and they all said: We cook it in beer. All catfish are not trash fish. Yellow and black bullhead are good tablefare.By Jonie Maschek Fish Tales: Catfish is a favorite catch, mealBlack drum are still in the swim in the rivers. Some throw this fish back, as they think it is a trash fish. It is edible, small size only, as the larger ones often are full of worms. Sheepshead seem to be in all waterways this week. This fish has a lean white meat which makes a great tablefare. Catches have been reported from the canals, piers, bridges and rivers. Larger than usual flounder catches came in from out in the deeper waters along with some cobia catches. Fresh waters were active this week with pan fish, largemouth bass and catfish. Watch the weather, fish together, and in your boat keep a raincoat.Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Floridas Outdoor Sports Writers Association.

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4B NOVEMBER 1, 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 Assoc. Pastor Derek Hoven www.calvarylutheranchurch.net 645-1305 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 Area Places of Worship 702 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC, FL 33573 www.popcc.orgMasses:Sunday..........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., Noon Saturday Vigil.................4:00 & 6:00 p.m. Daily..........................................8:00 a.m.Confessions: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 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 ........................................Hispanic Worship 4:00 p.m. ........................................Hispanic Worship Senior Pastor: Dr. Warren Langer Assistant Pastor: Rev. Robert Chaple Bookstore 633-8595 FREE Nursery Provided REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Rev. Robert G. Wiley, Interim PastorTelephone: Website: sccredeemer.org Worship Services on Sunday 10 a.m. 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 Changing Services? Having a special event? Advertise it in The Observer News, The SCC Observer and The Current. Just call (813) 645-3111 and ask to speak to a sales representative. Area Obituary Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCCMeets in the Henry Gibson Social Hall of the Beth Israel Our failure to choose may become the choice we have to live with. Robert Stein 902 N. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, FL 33570(Across from Sweetbay Supermarket)NEW PATIENTS WELCOMEKirk D. Parrott, D.D.SMembers: American Dental Association, Florida State Dental Association, Florida West Coast Dental Association, Manatee County Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association. (813) 645-6491 Complete, No Add-Ons813-645-6130Zipperers Funeral Home www.ZipperersFuneralHome.com BETH ISRAEL The Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, 1115 Del Webb Blvd. E. Sun City Center (813)634-2590 SHABBAT SERVICES FRIDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM TORAH STUDY SATURDAY AT 12 NOON MORNING SERVICES 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAY 10AM EVERYONE IS WELCOME Jane Boehler NowlinJane Nowlin, of Savannah, Georgia, formerly of Sun City Center, Florida, and Seymour, Indiana, died peacefully in Greenville, SC October 20, 2012. Jane was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on December 6, 1918. She was the fifth of six girls for Joseph and Augusta Boehler. Upon graduation from Lawrenceburg High School, Jane studied nursing at Bethesda Hospital in Cincinnati. She worked at Bethesda as a nurse and would continue her nursing profession and career several years later after relocating to Seymour, IN. In 1941 she married Orin Red Nowlin, a school supplies salesman who served in World War II from February, 1943 to February, 1945. Red and Jane moved to Versailles, IN, after the war and worked together at the DuPont Munitions plant in Charleston, IN, she as a nurse and Red as a supervisor. They relocated with their four sons, to Seymour, IN in 1954, where Jane worked for Dr. Joseph Black for many years. After Dr. Black retired, she worked as an office nurse for Dr. Harry Baxter until her own retirement. Jane then moved to Sun City Center, where she served as parish nurse for her church. She then moved in 2006 to Savannah, GA. Jane was a practicing Christian who loved the church and spiritual life. She served the First United Methodist Church in Seymour in several capacities over many years: Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent, greeter, fund-raiser, and care-giver to the elderly. She was an active member of Psi Iota Xi, a service sorority, for years. She also loved to swim, take walks, and enjoy the outdoors. Jane was an involved mother who supported her sons interest in all areas and activities. She instilled in her sons the axiom that the good you do will come back to you. She will live in the minds of family members as a deeply faithful, loving and caring person. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Seymour, as well as the United Community Church in Sun City Center, and she attended Isle of Hope United Methodist Church in Savannah, GA. She is survived by her son, Joseph C. Nowlin and daughter-in-law, Susan K. Nowlin of Bloomington, IN; her son, Thomas O. Nowlin and daughter-in-law, Linda C. Nowlin of Greenville, SC; her son, Timothy C. Nowlin and daughterin-law, Suzette Nowlin, of Cincinnati, OH; three grandsons and their wives, Marty and Christy Nowlin of Carmel, IN, Tom and Bonny Nowlin of Whitestown, IN, Nate and Maria Nowlin of East Rutherford, NJ, and one granddaughter, Alexandra Nowlin of Charlotte, NC; and six great-grandchildren, Cara, Norah, and Joseph Thomas Nowlin of Carmel, IN, and Annica, Aiden, and Adelaide Nowlin of Whitestown, IN. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, five sisters, her son Eric G. Nowlin and her husband, Orin Nowlin. She touched many people with her love and faith. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that gifts be sent to the Seymour First United Methodist Church 201 East 3rd St., Seymour, IN 47274, with a designation for the Memorial Garden or the Sunday School Program. Condolences may be made to the family at www.woodlawn-fh.com. The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center will be hosting a recital by soprano Patrice Rasmussen and her husband Keith Rasmussen at the organ tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. The recital will include several operatic arias as well as organ works by J.S. Bach, Albinoni, Manz, Allain and Widor. Patrice recently completed the requirements for the Masters of Music in Vocal Performance at the University of South Florida, where she studied with Dr. Brad Diamond. Keith Rasmussen has been the Coordinator of Music and Organist at Prince of Peace Catholic Church since September, 2011. For additional information about this and other events and activities at the United Church of Sun City Center, contact Jeff Jordan, Director of Music and the Arts, at (813) Keith and Patrice RasmussenSoprano Patrice Rasmussen to perform at United Methodist tomorrow evening634-2539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center, visit its website at www.sccumc.com. Church Organist Robert Winslow (left) at the keyboard and Bill Barker, popular local baritone, thrilled a large gathering of members and guests at a recent church potluck dinner at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. This very talented duo presented music ranging from songs made famous by Frankie Laine to Jimmy Buffett. Dinners with entertainment are held monthly at the church, located at 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West in Sun City Center. Musical church dinner proves popularBut in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells. 2 Peter 3:13 (NIV)

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 5B Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly ChurchLooking for a church home? Need the comfort of a warm and loving family? Join us on Sunday to come home to the warmth of our church family.Located in South Hillsborough County, just south of Stephens Road in old Sun City.Getting to Know You (Donuts & Coffee) ....................9:00 a.m. Sunday School .................................................................9:30 am. Sunday Morning Worship ............................................10:55 a.m. Sunday Evening Service..................................................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ..........................................7:00 p.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ............................................10:00 a.m.Come join us to learn about Gods Word and salvation in Jesus Christ Area Places of Worship CHRISTIAN SCHOOL K-2 Through 12th GradeSunday School.................................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...............8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Evening Service..............................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Service................7:00 p.m. Awana............................................7:00 p.m.Dr. Barry RumseyA Resource for Families 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. Holy Days ....................................... Espaol ......................................Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:00 p.m. Confession .........................Thursday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saint Anne Catholic ChurchSouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, V.F. Election: Biblical, Political, Critical is the title of the sermon to be delivered by Dr. Robert Tucker to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCC at its meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The service is non-political and nonpartisan. All are welcome. Alzheimers research is subject of Nov. 7 meetingThe Samaritan Services Alzheimers monthly meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sun City Center. Speaking on Alzheimers research and development will be Jill Ardila, from USF. For more information, call Doris at (813) 634-3489 or the office at (813) 634-9283. Calvary Lutheran turns 45 with goal of feeding 450On Monday, Nov. 19, Calvary Lutheran Church in Apollo Beach turns 45 years old and will celebrate the occasion with the goal of feeding 450 local families this Thanksgiving season. Founded in the SouthShore community in 1967 with 61 charter members, Calvary now has more than 1100 members on the books. The church has expanded its mission-focused heritage by continually giving back to the community that supports it. Today, Calvary asks that same community to help it achieve its mission goal this Thanksgiving. Calvarys annual Thanks for Giving campaign is a food donation program that has provided Thanksgiving meals to thousands of area families over time. This years drive ends Sunday, Nov. 11 and has a goal of attaining 450 Thanks for Giving bags from congregants and community donations. While this goal is lofty, the demand for food is even higher in the SouthShore area, where it is believed that 1 in 6 families need assistance sourcing meals. Empty food bags ready to be filled will be distributed at worship services in November. Monetary donations are also appreciated as they are used to purchase fresh produce and meats. All food will be distributed through Calvarys Community Cupboard food pantry, located on the 25-acre mission center at 1424 E. College Ave. in Ruskin. Questions regarding Thanks for Giving donations can be directed to the church office at (813) 645-1305. In addition to collecting the food bags, Calvarys 45th anniversary will also feature a special visit from Florida-Bahamas Synod Bishop Edward Benoway of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America during the Nov. 18 services. Calvary members and guests can enjoy a Harvest Festival brunch between services and the church will also conclude its annual Gifts and Giving campaign, where congregants determine personal financial goals to help fund the church and expansion plans. United Methodist offers Friday night at the movies Hidden Places will be the featured movie playing in the United Methodist Churchs Creason Hall, Friday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Hidden Places is about widow Eliza Wyatt, played by Sydney Penny, her two children and an elderly aunt, played by Shirley Jones. The family is trying, against all odds, to bring in the harvest before they lose everything to the bank as foreclosure looms in every corner of their lives. Coffee, popcorn, cookies and other beverages will be available just inside the doors of Creason Hall. A small donation will be greatly appreciated to help pay for the homemade snacks and beverages.Sermon to explore elections

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6B NOVEMBER 1, 2012 Learn how Sedation Dentistry is helping patients with the following: Dont Miss Our FREE Seminar on Mini Implants, and Sedation DentistryDo you fear the dentist, but need dental work? Seating is Limited. Please Call For Reservations Zamikoff, Klement, Jungman & Varga Visit our website:www.suncitycenterdental.comfor more information By WARREN RESEN%  North American Continuing on our two month trip around the USA, we left the high desert country of New Mexico, heading towards the lush mountains of Wyoming. There isnt much green to be seen until you reach southern Colorado and Utah when the terrain begins to look like the brochure pictures of that part of the United States. An overnight stay in a Provo, UT, motel sandwiched between snow-capped mountains and the Great Salt Lake, and then we were off to The Wort Hotel (pronounced WERT) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Shakespeare asks in Romeo and Juliet, Whats in a name? In the case of Jackson/Jackson Hole, Wyoming, it means confusion to a visitor arriving there for the first time. The Wort Hotels brochure says that it is in Jackson Hole but their mailing address is listed as Jackson, so a little research was in order. The town of Jackson, at 6,237 feet of elevation, is located in the Jackson Hole Valley of Teton County, Wyoming, but the name Jackson Hole is used by businesses and people living in the town of Jackson for See the U.S.A.Next Stop: Jackson Hole, Wyomingmarketing purposes. Okay, now that this has been cleared up, lets get on with the next stop in our USA road trip. Wyoming is 4-season outdoor country: hiking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, skiing and so many other things that a complete list would use up too much space here. Look up the web page for the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce for a detailed listing of activities. Pulling up to the front of The Wort Hotel in the center of town, it was obvious that this was the THE place to be in Jackson. Opened in 1941, the hotel has only 59 guest rooms and is a gem of warmth and intimacy. Many of the staff and especially those at the front desk call you by name from the moment you register. The Wort Hotel is a proud member of Historic Hotels of America, an organization whose participants have agreed to preserve the authenticity of Americas most prominent lodging addresses and offer visitors a remarkable travel experience... The center piece of the wood-paneled lobby, distinctive today because of its lack of chrome, is the graceful sweeping carpeted grand staircase to the second floor. Tucked away behind the stairway on the first floor is a massive stone fireplace and intimate seating area. The grand staircase leads to the second floor landing where another stone fireplace and another charming parlor-like sitting area in front of the fireplace awaits guests. Over both fireplaces are the ubiquitous mounted heads, a moose downstairs and an elk upstairs. The overall feeling The Wort Hotel imparts to arriving guests is that of having been transported back in time to an elegant hotel of the Old West in the early 1900s. You can almost hear a honky-tonk piano being played in the bar and expect to see ranchers, cowboys and miners enjoying a drink at days end. The second floor houses most of The Wort Hotels luxurious A visit to Jackson Hole isnt complete without a stage Coach ride from Town Square park. The author and his wife, Jeanne, couldnt resist. Below, one of four elk antler archways to Jackson Holes Town Square Park. Elk shed their antlers every year making it a renewable resource. See JACKSON HOLE, page 7B

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 THE CURRENT 7B SAVE UP TO 40%$39 INSTALLATIONon Karastan carpet, Americas Finest Carpet plus FREE Karastep carpet pad ($7/yd. value)ANY SIZE HOUSE, ANY SIZE ROOM, ANY CARPET. SOUTH TAMPA 1510 SOUTH MACDILL AVE. 254-4066 CARROLLWOOD 14306 N. DALE MABRY HWY. 961-1362 BRANDON 1920 W. BRANDON BLVD. 413-8313 18 MONTHS NO INTEREST October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month A RETIREMENT & REHABILITATION COMMUNITYIndependent, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing NewMEMORY CARE THE 20 12BEST OF SOUTH SHORE guest rooms and suites. Compared to accommodations offered by todays national chain hotels/ motels, The Wort Hotels accommodations are oversized. Each room and suite is decorated with original Western style art. Furnishings are also unique to this hotel. They are custom made, not the generic store-bought pieces of the chains. Entry to the rooms is by key, a real metal key, not electronic card. There is never a need to return to the front desk because your electronic key doesnt work. The Jackson Hole area is a mecca for lovers of Western and nature based art and The Wort Hotel is a major go-to location for viewing it. More than one million dollars worth of original oils and bronze statuary are on display throughout. There is so much to see in the hotel that an illustrated guide is available to guests and visitors.Free self-parking, an unusual feature for a mid-town location is available to all guests at The Wort Hotel. But once there, a car is not generally needed. The hotel is only one short block from Jackson Holes Town Square Park with its four massive elk antler arches which are probably the most photographed place in town. No animals were harmed for this impressive display though since elk shed their antlers every year. Approximately 50 restaurants and 30 galleries are within four blocks of the Town Square making shopping and dining by foot a breeze. For a real touristy experience you might want to take a ride from Town Square Park in an authentic horse drawn stage coach. Before leaving The Wort Hotel to sample the pleasures of Jackson, take stock of what the hotel has to offer guests and visitors. The famous Silver Dollar Bar & Grill gets its name from 2,032 uncirculated 1921 Morgan Silver Dollars inlaid into the top of the bar. No, you cant get them out. In 1980 the hotel suffered a major fire and the bar top was stored in a bank vault until rebuilding was completed a year later. The Wort Hotels bar offers a reasonably priced food menu but for a little more elegant Western fare, yet still informal dining, leave the bar and visit the Silver Dollar Grill for special Western fare. If the weather cooperates, there is also an outdoor caf. Jackson nightlife is alive and well any night of the week, year round, for summer tourists, winter skiers and every seasonal visitor in between. The Wort Hotels Silver Dollar Bar, featuring unique murals and bronzes, offers some of the best live entertainment in Jackson Hole and its free. Bluegrass Tuesdays is particularly popular and enjoyed by locals, visitors, cowboys, and anyone who likes to have fun. Bring your partner for listening and dancing to the foot stomping music. There are many subtle things that separate a good and great hotel. For The Wort Hotel, its the staff that makes this a great hotel. The proof is that 25 percent of its guests are repeat visitors. For generations, The Wort Hotel has been the standard of excellence in Jackson Hole. As the locals say, Meet me at The Wort. Hope to see you there on my next visit. If you are heading north from Jackson Hole on the way to Yellowstone National Park, a highly recommended stop only 2.5 miles north of town is the National Museum of Wildlife of Art, a world class exhibition of oils and bronzes. The museum sits across the road from the National Elk Refuge hinting at some of the most beautiful wilderness area in the United States just up the road.See the U.S.A. Jackson Hole, WyomingContinued from page 6B%  The Worts grand staircase going down.Watch for the annual WELCOME BACK issue November 8 inTHE OBSERVER NEWS.

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FARMERS MKT200 MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100noNOVemEMBerER 1, 2012 THE SHOPPER 310 GaraARAGeE/Yard ARD saSALeE 312 estateESTATE saSALesES To place an ad call 813.645.3111 ext. 201 Fax: 813.645.1792 $17.00 up to 20 words 30 addl. word Deadline is Monday at 4pm100 Announcements 200 Farmers Mkt 300 Merchandise 400 Marine 450 Transportation 500 Real Estate 550 Manuf. Housing 600 Rentals 650 Prof. Services 700 Services 800 EmploymentTHE SHOPPER CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGTThe Observer NNews, T The SSCC Observer and T The RRiverview Current M & M Printing Co., IInc weekly publisher of the 210 Woodland EEstates A A ve., SSWR Ruskin, FFlorida 33570 310 GaraARAGeE/Yard ARD saSALeE 310 GaraARAGeE /Yard ARD saSALeE 105 PersonaERSONALSSincere, caring gentlemen, looking for lady for companionship. L Lives in Kings Point, S Sun City Center. 50+ Call R Rick 813-260-3333 Quality Furniture at Aordable 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 280 PetsETS2 female & 1 male mini dachshund puppies. $200 each. 9 weeks old. Mom & dad on premises. 813-684-1565 Oliver & Company, LLCFull Service Pet Sitting(813) 767-7225Email: olivertort@aol.comwww.petsit.com/oliverandcompany 310 GaraGARAGeE/YardYARD SaALeEAAlmost N New T Thrift S Store. 10008 I Indiana S St., G Gibsonton (1 block off USS 41, 1 block north G Gibsonton D Dr.,) Wednesday through S Saturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry F F irst Baptist G Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donateS S CC 16 homes around S S outh L L ake. Watch for signs & balloons. T T ools, household misc. R Rain or shine. 11/2 & 11/3, 8am-1pm. GIGAN TIC SALE Fri., Nov. 2, 8 am 3 pm Sat. Nov. 3, 8 am 1 pm inside & out 6 family garage sale. Jewelry, tools, furniture, used car, clothing, health items & misc. 635 Oakmont A Ave.., S SCC. N Nov. 2 & 3, 8am-1pm. N Nov 1, 2 & 3, Household, garage, furniture, clothing. 714 Ojai A A ve., S S CC. 2nd R R d past Clubhouse. Multi family 8am-3pm.Huge GGarage Sale F Friday & SSaturday, NNov.2 & 3, 9am-? Contents of house. GGenerator, ladder, sewing machine, sofa & love seat, table w/ 6 chairs. 739 TTorrey Pine A Ave., SSCC Used peoples stuff. N Never ending yard sale. Open most everyday except when closed. 705 10th S St., S SW, R Ruskin. RV RV space for rent.A A ntique clocks/ parts, Mexican coins, tools, Mexican pottery, decorative items, crafts, much more. 1713 A A trium D D r., S S CC. F F riday & S S aturday, N N ov. 2 & 3, 8am-1pm. Cash only.R Riverview. Huge yard sale. S Something for everyone. Priced to go. Make offers. S Saturday, N Nov. 3, 8am-? 10245 A Allenwood DDr. Cristina $150 each. Bridal gowns, Quince, Prom, all new, other misc items. 11/3 S S aturday, 9am-noon. 10205 A A shley Oaks D D r., R RiverviewD Down sizing & moving. F F urniture, antiques, household items, toys, tools, designer clothes. 8am-1pm. F F riday & S Saturday, 1238 W. DDel Webb, SSCC. Ruskin United Methodist ChurchTHRIFT HOUSESPECIALS EVERY WEEK Open Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m. 2 p.m. 109 W. Shell Po int Ro Ru skin 746 F Flamingo D Dr. A Apollo Beach. S Some items for sale. N N ew living room furniture, loads of kids clothes, toys, electronics, washer, dyer, Pokemon cards & other collectibles. F F riday 9am-?, S S aturday 8am-?L Laureate Zeta Kappa/ Beta S Sigma Phi annual garage sale. 8am-2pm. F Friday N N ov. 2 & 8am-noon S S aturday N N ov. 3. S S CC 1601 F F lamingo D Dr., T T ools, clothes, holiday decorations, kitchen items, more. Proceeds donated to area charities. Phone 813-634-9774GGarage Sale Cash For GGold Private Cars For Sale AAll at one stop. SSomething for everyone. Morgans RRed Barn, 2112 USS41 S South. Corner of USS41 & 8th SSt. SSW. R Ruskin. GGold will be paid for with cash, on the spot. SSaturday & SSunday, 9am4pm. Wicker shelves, generator, tools, rug shampooer, N N ascar, knickknacks & much more, S Saturday 11/3, 8am-2pm. 1005 SSilver SSpurs Circle, SSundanceA A nnual N N eighborhood garage sale. S S ago Palm Way (west side) A A pollo Beach. S S aturday, N N ov. 3, 8am-2pm. Household, furniture, clothes, linens, more.G G arage sale. N N ov. 2 & 3, 8am-2pm. 6415 L Lake S Sunrise D Dr., A Apollo Beach. Misc. jacks, boat anchor & house generator. NNeighborhood yard sale. F Fox Hills & S Sahara, S SCC. G Great stuff, plus patio furniture, side by side refrigerator, motorized wheel chair. T Thursday & F Friday, N Nov. 1 & 2, 8am-1pm312 EstateSTATE SaALesESEstate Sale Wanda says dont miss this one. SSt A Andrews EEstates. 316 N Nov. 2 & 3. 8am-1pm. Follow Signs FFurniture, glassware, art work, NNative AAmerican pottery, linens. tons of jewelry, patio furniture, tools, holiday items, & much much more. Cell: 382-7536 DENNEYS ESTATE SALES(813) 477-1793www.denneysestatesales.com The Price is Right!Se Habla Espaol Annes Estate Sales November 2 & ) PARK ON SIDE OF SALE ONLYEZ Go Golf Cart. Furniture: Drexel cherry DR suite, sofa, sofa sleeper & loveseats, Queen BR suite, brass full bed, computer desk w/ chr., bookcases, dresser w/ mirror, rollaway bed, recliners, dinette table w/ chrs., enter. center, corner TV stand, desk w/ ch., occ. chairs (pr.), TVs, vacuum cleaner, bar stools. Collectables: Flow Blue, Hummels. Monkey pod bowls, brass figurine, beer steins, cut & pressed glass, wood carvings, Swarovskies, Royal Albert, Lionel trains, purses. Misc.: Detector scales, lots of tools, cleaning supplies, PVC shelving, alum. ladder, sm. freezer, artificial plants; household & kitchen items. www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.com RReminder: T T urn your clocks back 1hr on SSaturday night Have a nice day 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING Why drive 20 miles for your printing? We are the localsource for business cards, letterhead, invoices, posters, tickets, etc..... Community-Wide!Satur Pleasant Living Mobile Home Park on 301 in Riverview, 1/4 mile south of Gibsonton Dr. Breakfast & Lunch available for purchase. Baked items! Lots of great stuff! BEVERLYs ESTATE SALESSun City CenterNovember 2 & 37:30 a.m.-1 p.m.1512 Heron Drive(S. Pebble Beach to Heron)Gas golf cart, Baldwin grandfather clock, Harrington player piano, Hummels, Wild Turkey decanters, treadmill, exercise bike, wheel chair lift, Christmas misc. & female golf clothes. Broyhill queen suite, with lift bed, twin beds, Oriental dining table, 6 chairs, hard-rock maple drop-leaf table, Henredon end tables, 2 matching chairs w/ ottomans, Oriental 6-panel screen, all size custom area rugs, Clayton Marcus loveseat, ofce furniture, rattan table & chairs, china, lamps, linens, kitchen, silks & perfume bottles.508-0307 or 633-1173 Thrift Store813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church 9 a.m. Noon Oct. 31, Nov. 2 & 3Mens SaleBuy 1 shirt, get 2 free! TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD CallBeverlyat 645-3111 ext. 201 or email: Beverly@observernews.netup to 20 words $1730 each additional word. Bold line $3Classified ads must be paid in advance. Deadline: Monday 4 p.m. for Thursday paper

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www.ObserverNews.netNovember 1, 2012 Volume 56 Number 41THE OBSERVER NEWS Harriet Garbelman of Harriets Flowers celebrates 75 sparkling years with friends and neighbors this week. See page 1B Warren Resen continues reporting on his 2-month trek across the U.S.A. with a stop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. See page 6BPRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 SCCs Oldest and Most Trusted Flooring CompanyLOCALLY OWNED. We know our neighbors...because we are your neighbor!Family Owned & Operated 813-633-71161629 Sun City Center Plaza (near SCC Post Office)www.JohnMooreFloorCovering.com MEMBER WEST FLORIDA SCCs Oldest and Most Trusted Flooring Company MEMBER WEST FLORIDA A study of the General Election ballot in everyday languageCracking the code Classified Adsand the BTD are in Section B of this issue beginning on page 8B. By PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netHILLSBOROUGH COUNTY Sample ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election can be studied before making your way to the voting screen but it wont be easy. Theres a lot more going on than voting for the President of the United States. State House, Senate and various other offices are also up for grabs. Two County Commission seats are open both affecting residents in the coverage area of The Observer News and The Current. The District 4 seat affects much of South County but is intertwined with District 1 (which is not electing a new commissioner this year) in several communities so a map is being provided along with this story. The District 4 seat is being defended by incumbent Al Higginbotham against challengers (D) Mark Nash and Joy Green, who is not affiliated with any party. The other Commission seat that is up for grabs is County-wide District 6, currently held by (D) Kevin Beckner who is running against (R) Margaret Iuculano. Sheriff David Gee is running unopposed and there are many judges on the ballot. The only way to know whether to check retain or do not retain the judges is to check them out individually by name beforehand. Several local communities, FishHawk and Rivercrest being the only ones in range of this newspapers coverage area, have internal issues to vote on as well. And then, there are the 11 proposed amendments to the State Constitution. It looks like there are 12 amendments on the ballot but there are really only 11, said Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Earl J. Lennard. Theres no Number 7. Thats because No. 7 was rewritten by a judges order and legislative rules say that once an amendment is rewritten, it has to get a new number. Unlike many other years when special interest groups have used petition efforts to put amendments on the ballot, all 11 proposed Constitutional Amendments on MItTCH TRAPHAGEN FILE PPHOtT OThe forecast calls for a beautiful weekend for the 24th annual Ruskin Seafood Festival. The event will take place at E.G. Simmons Park both Saturday and Sunday. See more details on page 2. Making a difference, one pencil at a timeMItTCH TRAPHAGEN PPHOtT OChildren in the Gifted Students program at Summerfield Elementary organize the items that have been donated as part of their project to help students in Haiti by collecting much-needed school supplies.By %  MItchTCH TraphagenRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netRIVERVIEW In days not all that long past, elementary school was strictly for the three Rs of reading, writing and arithmetic. In todays increasingly connected world, however, those days are gone and even the youngest of children are aware of global problems. At Summerfield Elementary School, a group of children in the gifted student program decided to do something about one problem. The students started with a plan, made goals and then worked hard only to exceed them. They may be elementary school children but they are making a difference in a problem of global concern. Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. Going hand in hand with that are critical shortages of school supplies in the impoverished nation. Only about thirty percent of Haitian children reach the sixth grade and virtually all functioning schools in the country are private and funded by the international community, See MAKING A DIFFERENCE, page 10 See HURRICANE SANDY, page 15 See CRACKING THE CODE, page 9 See TRASH COLLECTION, page 7CCAROLYN HHUffmFFMAN PPHOtT OA dog runs in from the deteriorating weather in Annapolis, Maryland, on Monday as Hurricane Sandy churned just offshore of the New Jersey coast. Sandy, later dubbed Superstorm Sandy, merged with a strong winter cold front, creating hazardous conditions for much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States.Windy days here turn to nightmares up north as Sandy makes landfallBy %  MItchTCH TraphagenRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netA freak late-season hurricane that barreled into the largest population center of the United States also set a record on Monday. With a gale-force wind diameter of nearly 1,000 miles, Hurricane Sandy became the largest hurricane by diameter ever observed in the North Atlantic, surpassing Hurricane Igor of 2010. An estimated 60 million people were impacted by the storm, which wreaked havoc on air travel worldwide as thousands of flights into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states were cancelled. The storm also shut down ground traffic as Amtrak cancelled service in the Northeast corridor. The entire New York City transit system was shut down on Monday for only the second time in history, and also the second time in 14 months. Hundreds of thousands of people were under evacuation orders in Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states. According to TECO, more than 100 power line employees have been sent to the northeast to aid in restoring power failures due to the storm. Florida has often been the Bidding for trash collection well underwayBy MELODY JAMESON%  mj@observernews.netNext week county officials will be talking trash. By Friday, they are expecting bids from potential trash collection vendors interested in a piece of Hillsborough Countys business currently valued as a $40 million operation. Earlier in the week, on Monday, the bids from companies interested in hauling recyclables from around the area are due. Its the first time in at least 15 years that contracts for the big money business of garbage handling have been subjected to a come-one, come-all competitive bid process. And it is anticipated that savings in the millions of dollars can be realized as well as passed on to consumers with new approaches, including division of the county into five collection districts. To get there. however, both officials Make your voice heard VOTE Nov. 6

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 3 LIC#CAC1816190 Other Services We Provide 10% Senior Discount on any services Airduct Cleaning$34.95**Includes 10 vents, 1 main and 1 return AMERICAN AIR INC. 888-458-9428 813-645-3529 Ken Knox, Contractor Lic: #RX0057641 Glass Rooms, Screen Rooms, Screen Fronts, Garage Screens, Pool Enclosures, Carports, Vinyl & Acrylic Windows, Roof Overs, Awnings, House Windows 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? Sun City Center Travelworld &invite you to experience a Rocky Mountain Rail Tours event!at our Sun City Center Travelworld ofce (813) 634-3318 %  penny@observernews.netSUN CITY CENTER In 2009 June Wallace discovered a life-and-death problem she never knew existed in the United Stateshuman traffickingand her life hasnt been the same since. After earning many awards for raising awareness of the problem in Largo, the one-time New Yorker began forming core groups in Hillsborough soon after moving to Sun City Center in 2011. Now there are active groups in both South County and Brandon and a third has recently been started in Tampa. Serving as the facilitator of the Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking that covers Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough Counties, Wallace says her goal is to make people aware of what is going on right in their own backyards. This isnt just a problem in third-world countries, Wallace said. Its happening all over the United States. Armed with a diploma from the Florida Regional Policing Institute at St. Petersburg College and two years of immersing herself in her work, Wallace speaks to local groups, civic and religious organizations, and has set up a day-long event that will be held Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Creason Hall at the Sun City Center Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W., one block north of State Road 674. The event will host a continuous round of information, including a speaker from the FBI, the mental health field, Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships Inc. of Southwest Florida, and others. It is all part of White Ribbon Against Pornography Week from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4. Pornography has become pandemic and drives the sex trafficking figures higher and higher, Wallace said. The average age is 13, and the lifespan of an abductee is estimated at only seven years. Wallace has contacted many organizations across the country including the U.S. Department of Justice that produced a report stating there are between 100,000 and 300,000 children in the United States trafficked each year, with California, Florida and Texas being hot spots. Presentations are being made in both English and Spanish and Wallace is encouraging area residents to inform as many people as possible to attend. Roberto Chaple, associate pastor at the church, and Jeff Jordan, the churchs worship director, have been busy coordinating the events which include presentations in both English and Spanish, a continuous-running movie, and facts, figures and tips on how anyone can help. Local grocery stores have donated food and drinks for a hot dog lunch to provide food between 11 (a.m.) and 2 (p.m.). Everybodys embraced this. Our biggest concern was for people who stay all day that may not have money to eat, Wallace said. When she first started her local effort, it was all about human trafficking. Then workers at the Salvation Army brought it to her attention that pornography was driving abductions for sex. While there are children taken for forced labor, it is mostly about sex, she explained. Pornography has become a tremendous addiction and can be found on many television packages right along with Disney. So now Wallaces groups work on pornography alongside efforts to spread the word about trafficking. Nola Theiss, executive director and founder of both Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships, Inc. and the Coalition Against Human Trafficking in southwest Florida, will be on hand with banners made by youth in middle and high schools. Theiss has been working to educate the public about abductions since the 1960s, and has provided the banners with explanations that were made by youth who attended her ARTREACH presentations in school. Some of the banners show an adult in a playground lurking behind small children, while others are even more frightening. The explanations are in the words of the child that made the banner, Wallace said. Other speakers include Dr. Diana Roque, who has practiced medicine in the area for more than 20 years and has been keynote speaker at many womens conferences; Edmond Dubreuil, founder and executive director of the Community Wellness Center located at the United Methodist Church in Sun City Center; and Kelly Murphy, victim specialist with the FBI who is active in education about trafficking and works closely with regional task forces. The Spanish presentations will be separate and will focus on forced labor and sex trafficking, Wallace said. True stories of cases that have touched families he knows will be told by Wilfred Trinidad, pastor at Iglesia Bautista Fundamental Providencia in Riverview, and a survivor of child sex molestation will talk about her journey to recovery. Alongside the live presentations, the movie Somebodys Daughter will be shown continuously all day, in English with Spanish subtitles. A video made by founders of the 50-year-old Morality in Media and its offshoot organization Porn Harms will also be shown. People who cannot attend the event are encouraged to find out more about the problem and also visit the core group closest to their area. Information is available at the Porn Harms website, www. pornharms.com or by emailing Wallace at junemwallace@gmail. com.Human trafficking, pornography, subjects of Nov. 3 day-long event PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOJune Wallace, facilitator for the Tampa Bay Area Task Force on Human Trafficking, gathers materials for the Nov. 3 White Ribbon Against Pornography information day at the Sun City Center Methodist Church. Hammer In to be held at Ag MuseumPALMETTO Interested in the art of blacksmithing? A novice or an experienced smithy will learn something from a Hammer In. Manatee County Agricultural Museum and Palmetto Historical Park are hosting blacksmith Steve Berglund for a Hammer In on Saturday, December 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn techniques and try them out. The Hammer In is free and you may attend for the full three hours or drop in when you can. The museum is located at 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. For more information call 941-721-2034.Watch for the upcoming Welcome Back edition featuring updates on local happenings and advertising. Next week in The Observer News.

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4 NOVEMBER 1, 2012Every person should have a goal in life. Without a goal, we are ships without rudders. We blow here and there, slaves to the winds of chance. Goals can be economic, educational and even directed to our self-betterment. In fact, I have goals in all three areas. I expand and change them as time and the situation dictates. Its important to remember that goals do not have to be static. They can be changed. Here are some things I am working on toward my goal of self-betterment. Remember, I said Im working on these things, not that I have achieved them. I will not allow myself to be pushed by outside forces or internal anxietiesto make decisions that are not well thought through. Nor will I allow myself to be paralyzed into inaction by those same forces. I will be open and understanding to the point of view of others. Preconceptions can cloud my view and cause me to be less than understanding. I must guard against them. I will never complain, except to those who can change the situation. To complain to those who cannot make change happen is a futile act that spreads unhappiness and dissension. By William Hodges I will be slow to take offense and quick to forgive. If I expect both understanding and mercy from my friends, I must lead the way by first being understanding and merciful. I will treat my adversities as lessons and learn from them. No problem I have ever faced in life has been without an accompanying lesson. The times that I have not learned the lesson have condemned me to repeat the problem. I will expand my friendships to people of many races and creeds, for they all have lessons to teach me. How small my world would be if I limited my friends to only those who mirrored my own ethnic origin and beliefs. I will work to be to others the friend I would like to have. My greatest wealth is the friends I have and if I am to retain that wealth, I must strive to be of value to them. I will recognize the life I have is the one I built. If I wish it to be different, I am the carpenter who must reconstruct it. I am also the handyman who must keep it in good repair. I will work to live in such a manner that no person has reason to be my enemy, and all people will see in me a ready hand of friendship. Keep in mind that a man who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare; a man who has one enemy will find him everywhere. I will take joy in small victories. Every day good things happen to me; I will take the time to be thankful for these many blessings. Maybe you have already accomplished all of these things; if you have, then go on to some new challenges. Maybe you have never thought of setting goals for personal growth. In that case, maybe you can use some of these ideas to start your voyage of selfimprovement. No matter which case is true, dont drift. Take control of your life. 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. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30) and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (BH channel 949, Verizon channel 36). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos.com. Phone : 824-641-0816. Email: bill@ billhodges.com Website: www. billhodges.comPositive Talk: What Is Your Goal? 2011 Allstate Insurance Company Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat ClinicPET TIP: Drs. Ott, Slaughter, Waldy & Heaton Dr. Robert A. NormanDermatologistDr. A. 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Graphic Arts / Layout chere@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necessarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc.Award-Winning Newspapers LETTER TO THE EDITORDear Editor, Recently my wife and I were traveling from Fort Myers to Lake land to attend our nephews wedding. The plastic shield below the cars front end fell down and was scraping the Interstate highway. Not knowing what had happened, we took an exit which put us across the street from the 10 Minute Oil Change on Sun City Center Blvd. in Ruskin.. The manager, Greg Carlisle, immediately came out and examined our car. He told me he could fix the problem if I could wait 10 or 15 minutes. Sure enough, in 15 minutes we were ready to resume our trip. Mr. Carlisle not only fixed our car he did not charge us. The people of Ruskin should know what kind of a fine young businessman they have serving their community. 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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 OBSERVER NEWS 5The first of December is the Holiday Walk on the SCC Community Associations Central Campus, 1009 N. Pebble Beach Boulevard. Open to the public, it includes a breakfast in the Florida Room that starts at 7 a.m. and continues until noon. For $5, attendees can enjoy blueberry (or plain) pancakes with strawberry topping (or not), sausage, eggs, toast, coffee and juice, along with holiday music by the Organ and Keyboard Club members. After breakfast is a good time to stroll around the decorated campus. The clubs will welcome guests who wish to shop or browse their handcrafted items. Rooms will be open from 9 a.m. till noon. Music and entertainment on campus will set the holiday mood. Volunteers are still needed. Contact: Sam and Joanne Sudman, (813) 633-3107 or jsudman@tampabay.rr.com December 8 is the Golf Cart Parade and Winter Festival. The parade, with a theme of Tis the SeaSun, starts at 10 a.m. at the SCC Central Campus. The ambitious goal of this community effort (SCC Community Association, Kings Point, Freedom Plaza) is to break SCCs previous record of 306 golf carts set in 2003. A second goal is SCC gets ready for holiday eventsto establish a new Guinness World Record category for Decorated Golf Carts. Every golf cart counts, so community participation is essential. Residents are asked to put on their creative caps and plan their carts either with a holiday or Florida lifestyle theme. The decoration doesnt have to be elaborate, but there is a contest for big prize money Minto is donating $5,000 for awards in four categories: 1. Individuals, 2. Clubs, 3. Condo Owner/Home Owner Associations and 4.Service Organizations. Prize allocations are: $500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd, $200 for 3rd and $100 for 4th place in each category. Thats not all. The entry winning Best in Show, to be selected from the four 1st place winners, will take home an additional $400 and a trophy. Info: Dave Birkett at (813) 5342601 or dmbirkett@yahoo.com After the parade, add fun to the day with the Winter Festival on the campus. Sponsored by Minto, it starts at 11 a.m. and continues until 2:30 p.m. There will be food, music, entertainment, car show, pet show, vendor booths and more. Info: Channa Calzone at (813) 480-3578 or ccalzone@mintofla. com. Last years parade theme was the holiday or SCCs 50th anniversary. Bill Shanks (left) and Mel Hartman on the Gift of Freedom cart last year. Southshore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlightsPee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Monday, Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m. Pee Wee Artists, 3-5 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 (813) 273-3652. Baby Time Monday, Nov. 5, 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10:05 a.m. For children ages 0-20 months and their caregivers. Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lap-sit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. Crafternoon Monday, Nov. 5, 3 p.m. For children ages 5-12. Join the childrens librarian and create colorful and fun crafts to take home. Registration is required. Register at the Reference Desk or by calling (813) 273-3652. Toddler Time Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10:05 a.m. and at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10:35 a.m. For children ages 20-36 months and their caregivers. Stories, finger plays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. Story Time Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 11 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. Expressive Artists and Teens: Lets Create! Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4:45 p.m. Expressive Artists, 11 years and up, will join our art instructor and create an art project to take home. All materials provided. Limit 22. Registration required at either the Information Desk or by calling (813) 273-3652. Teen Night: Game Zone Thursday, Nov. 8, 5p.m. For middle and high school students ~ Get in the zone and join your friends for some gaming fun on the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii with games such as Band Hero, Guitar Hero 5, Smash Brothers Brawl and more! Refreshments provided by Dominos Pizza. Get your game on. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library Family Story Time Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 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. Membership with the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library helps provide the funding for free programs offered at the library. Anyone interested in becoming a Member of the Friends of the Library, call Jim Duffy at (813) 634-1396; or visit www.southshorefriends.com Ruskin Womans Club holds Christmas teaThe GFWC Ruskin Womans Club has planned their annual Christmas tea for Saturday, Dec. 1. Buy your tickets soon, since the event quickly sells out. Tea tickets are $20 per person, and can be reserved by calling Sonja at (813) 244-1015. There will be two seatings (with seating starting 15 minutes prior to serving), at noon and at 2:30 p.m.. This years theme is Back to the Beginnings and will celebrate the clubs 100 years of service to the community: a 1912 Christmas. Attendees are welcome to dress in 1912 fashions and will enjoy a selection of tea fare, scones, and desserts, all made by the members of the club. The Apollo Beach Womens Club will hold its November luncheon/meeting at Little Harbor in Ruskin on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The program will be presented by Julie Brokaw and Judy Martin, new Director of Community Outreach for St. Josephs Hospital. They will provide the construction timeline and plans for the new facility on Big Bend Rd. in South Hillsborough County. Judy Martin, who retired earlier this year as director of the South Florida Baptist Hospital Foundation, now is at work in the South County as liaison between the hospital administration and the various communities that comprise the region. Both South Florida Baptist and the St. Joseph Hospitals are part of the local multi-facility network now known as the BayCare Health System. Luncheon reservations must be made and paid for by Friday, Nov. 9 ($16.00) by contacting Deanna Anest at (813) 938-3641 or e-mail: hookr06@hotmail.com. Just in time for Thanksgiving festivities the ABWC will hold its annual Bake Sale Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 8 a.m. at two locations: outside the Apollo Meat Market on Apollo Beach Blvd. and near The Very Best Barber Shop and Day Spa in the Publix Shopping Center. Homemade cookies, pies, breakfast breads, cakes will be offered, with all proceeds going to the ABWC Scholarship fund to support graduating high school students in Apollo Beach. This is also a good time to order poinsettia plants, available in red, pink or white for delivery in December. Contact Sharon Vasquez at (813) 641 7856 for membership information. In addition to meeting each month, the club offers special interest activities sponsored by the Book, Bridge, Culture and Garden clubs. Apollo Beach Womens Club holds luncheon meeting, bake sale MFST presents award to area high-school studentsThe Military Family Support Trust (MFST) recently participated in the recognition and presentation of student awards from six area high schools at the Renaissance Club in Sun City Center. Selected students from Newsome, Riverview, Bloomingdale, Lennard, Durant and East Bay high schools enjoyed a lunch and awards ceremony, which was sponsored by the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW). Shown, from left: Lt. Col. Gordon Bassett, USAF (Ret); student Ashley Wronka, 2011 MFST Award recipient; Don Schings, President/CEO of MFST; Nancy Alguire; and student Cameron Clark, 2012 MFST Award recipient.On Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m., hundreds will gather to see a match-up between Lennard High School and Dunedins football teams. However, this year will be a little different. Rather than orange on one side of the field facing the red from the other, this year there will be white. A White Out will take place to bring awareness to heart disease, the Number One killer of all Americans. During the game students will fund-raise to help fight heart disease and stroke. Teams, students and community members are encouraged to pur chase and wear an American Heart Lennard High hosts white out football game on Friday nightAssociation Rock the Beat shirt to school and to the game in honor of loved ones. T-shirts are being sold at school and at the game for $10. Cardiovascular disease kills more people in the U.S. than the next five leading causes of death combined, including cancer. The White Out is a way to celebrate the lives of family and friends that have this devastating disease while making a difference by helping to save others. All proceeds go to the American Heart Association and will help to fund research and education. For more information, contact Tammy Lara at laratammy24@ gmail.com or (813) 506 2003Elections to be topic at Democratic Club meetingThe South Shore Democratic Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 8 at the South Shore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. The featured speaker will be John Hill, editorial writer for The Tampa Bay Times. John will discuss the Nov. 6 election results and provide insight about the interview process and candidate evaluation from a newspapers perspective. Johns previous experience includes stints at the Lakeland Ledger, where he covered local government, and prior to that at the Sarasota Herald Tribune as a writer of computer-assisted special projects. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m., refreshments at 1 p.m. All Democrats and Independents are welcome. 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. Monday, Nov. 5 Line dancing 6 p.m.; Treasure Hunt 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 Games in Lounge 1-5 kitchen opens at 4:30 p.m. Bingo at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 Fish Fry 4:30-7 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 Ruskin Veterans Parade Sunday, Nov. 11 Fire a Steak 1 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan at 5:30 p.m.Household chemicals are collected every 2nd Saturdayhousehold chemicals are collected the 2nd Saturday of each month. Chemical materials accepted include: paints, solvents, automotive products, household cleaners, pool chemicals, lawn and garden supplies and other potentially toxic substances commonly found around the home and garden. South County Collection Site is located at 13000 U.S. 41 S.,(off of Powell Rd) quarter mile north of Big Bend Road and will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Tampa Bay area child in need of life-saving transplant With the cost of a transplant often exceeding $500,000, many transplant families are unable to shoulder the financial burden of such a procedure. The Childrens Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a national char ity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses. In Tampa Bay, volunteers are raising funds for COTA in honor of transplant patients like local child, Sam Smirch. Sam is the son of Michael and Sara Smirch, and the brother of Hannah. Sam, born on August 20, 2004, was diagnosed with Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. The doctors at the Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania have recommended a liver transplant. An estimated $100,000 is being raised by Tampa Bay volunteers. Volunteers are needed to assist with fundraising activities that will help with transplant-related expenses. Individuals and groups interested in more information can contact Community Coordinator Bill Bahlke at (813) 244-6186 or bill.bahlke@clearviewland.com. Donations may be mailed to the Childrens Organ Transplant Association, 2501 West COTA Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403. Checks or money orders should be made payable to COTA, with In Honor of Sam JS written on the memo line of the check. Secure credit card donations are also accepted online at http://cota.donorpages.com/PatientOnlineDona tion/COTAforSamuelJS/. Sams family has asked for assistance from the Childrens Organ Transplant Association. The organizations priority is to assure that no child or young adult is denied a transplant or excluded from a transplant waiting list due to lack of funds. One hundred percent of all funds raised are used for patients transplant-related expenses.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 7and consumers may have to work out and pin down the multiple possible combinations of services involving what is hauled when from where. Since 1996, trash, garbage and recyclables have been picked from homes and businesses across Hillsborough and dispensed or disposed of by three vendors, Waste Management, Inc., Waste Services, Inc., and Republic Services, Inc. Their contracts have been renewed periodically with few adjustments over the years and will expire next in September, 2013. Residential customers who are homeowners pay for the curbside service on a twice-a-week basis through their annual property tax bills at a yearly rate in the low $200 bracket. Similarly, owners of rental properties such as apartment complexes or mobile home parks are billed for the services and then may pass on appropriate portions of the bill to their individual tenants. Fees for pick-up and disposal from business entities can be based on the tonnage. A year ago, Commissioner Al Higginbotham, who represents District IV stretching from Plant City to Sun City near the Hillsborough-Manatee county line and including most of South County, began suggesting to fellow commissioners and community leaders that allowing all possible vendors to submit bids could both save money and address services needed but not currently provided. In December, commissioners agreed to begin a wide open bid process and invitations to bid went out last month. The 102-Trash collection%  page package of instructions and criteria was distributed through the electronic system known as Onvia DemandStar according to John Hollingshead, procurement manager in the countys business and support services department. The system is widely used by both bid seekers and bid makers. Higginbotham estimated this week that eight to 11 trash and recyclables collectors located around the Southeast U.S. are potential vendors for Hillsborough County. They could bid to furnish services to one or more of the five collection districts. South Hillsborough, from Tampa Bay to the Hillsborough-Polk county line and south of the Alafia River comprises the fifth collection area. Companies bidding for any of Hillsboroughs trash business will meet a number of criteria substantiating such factors as their experience, financial stability, bonding capacity and law suit liabilities, Hollingshead said. Potential collection vendors, for instance, will have provided their residential and commercial services for three of the last five years involving at least 30,000 households. They will have the financial ability to serve two of Hillsboroughs districts, supply a $300,000 bid bond and post a $3 million performance bond if a successful bidder. Their top managements will have at least five years of experience in the solid waste collection industry, have no claims exceeding $100,000 pressed against them in the last five years and produce four references covering 12 recent months of services provided. Vendors bidding to handle Hillsboroughs recyclables on a county-wide rather than district basis will meet similar criteria demonstrating successful and substantive experience, sufficient financial resources and limited legal claims liabilities, Hollingshead added. These possible vendors also will have the appropriate Florida certifications. Their bid bonds are pegged at $75,000, with the chosen bidders eventual performance bond set at $250,000. Once in hand, all bids will be evaluated for sufficiency of the response in his department, Hollingshead said, and then forwarded to managers in the countys public utilities department for additional precise comparison with Hillsboroughs solid waste handling needs. Before staff recommendations are made to commissioners, it may be necessary to check out potential vendors facilities, the procurement manager added. And, at some point, questions such as the number of collections in a given span of time, the specific days of collection, the types and volumes of collected materials in each district all must be addressed, he indicated. Ultimately, the effort will be worthwhile to the county and its citizens, Higginbotham asserted. Encouraging more competition in the bidding process does not reflect poor service by the current vendors, he added, but recognizes that new technologies are applicable and new methods of collection come into practice that may be advantageous to the county. And competition for the business simply is likely to lead to reduced rates in Hillsborough which has had some of the highest solid waste handling costs in the state, he said. 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Higginbotham suggested a commission workshop on the entire trash collection subject may be scheduled after staff evaluations of the bids have been outlined. The new contracts must be drawn and executed by September, he noted, adding its a very fluid process now, but the expectation is well see significant savings.Copyright 2012 Melody Jameson Prep football resultsMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOLast weeks scores: Riverview (2-6) fell to Newsome (4-4) 6-42 Lennard (0-9) fell to Spoto (3-5) 3-13 Brandon (1-7) fell to Plant City (4-4) 20-22 East Bay (3-5) fell to Durant (8-0) 3-28 This weeks schedule: Riverview hosts Durant Lennard hosts Dunedin Spoto hosts Lakewood East Bay hosts Brandon Bloomingdale visits Plant

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Computer Required There are a number of computer software products and online resources available today that can help you create your own will very easily, and they usually take less than an hour from start to finish. Like tax software, these tools will guide you through a series of questions and will insert your answers into a will for you. But, youll need a computer to use them. Some good options to check out include: Quicken WillMaker Plus 2013: This is a comprehensive estate planning software product thats very user-friendly. It lets you create customized wills for an unlimited number of people, along with other important documents like financial powers of attorney, health care directives, executor documents, final arrangements and more. And once youre finished, you can store your documents on your computer and update them as needed, and you can print them out on paper. Available in downloadable or CD format at nolo.com for $43 or $52, this software works only with Windows operating systems and is valid in every state except Louisiana. Rocket Lawyer: This is an online resource available at rocketlawyer. com that helps you create a will, trust, power of attorney and dozens of other legal documents in every state. They start by offering a free seven-day trial period so you can actually make one document for free. Or, you can become a member for $20 a month, or $120 for their annual Basic Legal Plan, and get unlimited access so you can make, store, share and update any documents you want. They even provide annual members free legal reviews of their document and free phone assistance with an attorney. LegalZoom: Available online at legalzoom.com, this site makes wills, trusts, powers of attorney, petprotection agreements and many other documents. After you create your will, or other documents, they double-check them for spelling and grammar mistakes (but not for legal issues) and mail you a printed copy in about a week to 10 days. Wills run $69, other documents range between $35 and $249. No Computer Necessary If you dont have a home computer or Internet access, a good resource to turn to is the Quick & Legal Will Book, sold by Nolo for $21. This guide provides forms and step-by-step instructions that can help you make a basic will that meets your needs. To order a copy, call 800-728-3555. Hire a Lawyer Its also important to know that if you have a complicated financial situation, blended family or if you have considerable assets, you need to hire a lawyer to write your will. An experienced lawyer can make sure you cover all your bases which can help avoid family confusion and squabbles after youre gone. The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (naela.org) and the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (naepc.org) websites are good resources that have directories to help you find someone in your area. Costs will vary depending on your situation and location, but you can expect to pay somewhere between $200 and $1,000 to get your will made. If money is tight, check with your states bar association (see findlegalhelp.org) to find low-cost legal help in your area. Or call the Eldercare Locater at (800) 677-1116 for a referral. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Nor man, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior. org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of The Savvy Senior book.THE SAVVY SENIOR: How to Write Your Own WillBy Jim Miller Apollo Beach Family Medical Center puts down roots on US 41Physician/Owner Sasha Noe DO, PhD welcomed patients, friends, family, and neighbors to the Grand Opening of her new Family Medicine and Aesthetics practice Apollo Beach Family Medical Center on Oct. 10. At the official opening of the office, which is located at 6150 N. US Highway 41 in Apollo Beach, Dr. Noe said, Its a dream come true to serve and meet the medical needs of the residents throughout the South Shore area. Dr. Noe, a resident of the South Shore for over ten years, is excited to offer her patients a beautiful state-of-the-art facility to meet their medical needs. The center is open Monday Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. 12 p.m. New patients are welcomed! The medical office specializes in Family Medicine, Skin Rejuvenation, Wellness, and Prevention. Her staff has been complimented for being professional, courteous, knowledgeable, friendly, and compassionate. Dr. Noe earned a PhD degree in Medical Microbiology and Immunology from the University of South Floridas College of Medicine in 2000 and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton, FL. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at St. Petersburg General Hospital where she was elected as both Chief Intern and Chief Resident during her time there. Dr. Noe is known for having great bedside manners and she spends quality time while caring for and educating all of her patients. Dr. Noe and the staff at Apollo Beach Family Medical Center can be reached at (813) 641-0007. Website: ApolloBeachFamilyMed.com or Email: info@ApolloBeachFamilyMed.com. Dr. Noe and her staff at the Apollo Beach Family Medical Center.Supporters for Joy Green gather for ribbon cuttingThe Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Elect Joy Green for Hillsborough County Commissioner Campaign. Ms. Green is running as an independent from District 4.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 9the 2012 General Election ballot were sponsored by the State House or Senate. The complete amendments and the original bills that introduced them may be viewed at http://election.dos.state. fl.us/initiatives/initiativelist.asp? year=2012&initstatus=ALL&Ma deBallot=Y&ElecType=GEN but are summarized in easy English here for readers convenience. Informative Lecture SeriesCall 813-634-1 455 to reserve your spotThe Skin Cancer Centers / Dermatology AssociatesHowar d A. Oriba, M.D. | Michael G. Caruso, M.D. | Leslee Baute, P.A.-C.4002 Sun City Center Blvd. U nit 102 un City Center, FL 33573 (One Block West of the Hospi tal) THE SKIN CANCER CENTERSDERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES T S C C Everything you wanted to know about SKIN CANCER, but were afraid to ask.FREEDINNER BUFFETwith beverages servedThurs., Nov. 1 or Thurs., Nov. 84:00 p.m. Sun City Center Enriching farmland is our labor and our love. We provide American farmers with nutrients to grow the food we need. This means lower food costs for us and more land that can be preserved for the environment. But our work doesnt stop there. After mining the natural phosphate needed to make our products, we reclaim the land for recreational and environmental uses. We bring more food to your table, along with a commitment to stewardship of our natural resources. A better Florida and a better world Our lands greatest yield wont end with the harvest Cracking the code%  This story neither endorses nor objects to any amendment. No. l This amendment, if passed, would override whats being called Obamacare, the real name of which is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Saying yes to this amendment would mean you are in favor of allowing Florida to say no to the act and not accept the federal law that is now in place. No. 2 This amendment is straightforward. It says if you say yes property discounts on homestead exemptions will be given to veterans of combat who were not Florida residents at the time of their service when they entered the military. No. 3 If passed, this amendment would not take effect until the 2014-2015 fiscal year. It states that the State Legislature may change the way it determines how it will collect revenues. It would replace the existing way of collection, which is determined by personal income growth, with a new state revenue system that is based on changes in population and the rate of inflation. This amendment says the Legislature may submit proposed increases to voters. No. 4 This amendment, if passed, would stop increases in taxable value of all homesteaded property and lower the increase percentages on some nonhomestead properties when market values decrease. Specific percentages for certain classifications of residents and homebuyers are mentioned in the amendment. No. 5 This amendment provides that either the State House or Senate must confirm the appointment of State Supreme Court judges by the Governor. Percentages and specific powers are outlined in this amendment which transfers some powers from the judicial branch of government to the legislative branch. No. 6 This amendment is to add stricter measures to the State Constitution about using public funds for abortions or health coverage that includes abortions with exceptions specifically named in the proposed amendment. No. 7 Rewritten to become No. 8 No 8 Titled the Religious Freedom amendment, this graph says passage would delete the prohibition against using revenues from the public treasury for any sector sectarian institution. This means that public money could be used toward a private institution (such as a school or other institution operated by a religious denomination.) *This amendment has been reworded by a judges order. No. 9 This proposed amendment grants full property tax relief to spouses of military veterans and first responders (including policemen, firefighters and others specifically named) who are killed in the line of duty if they were county residents as of Jan. 1 the year they were killed. They would pay no property tax as long as they stayed in that home and remained unmarried. No. 10 This would provide businesses an exemption from paying tax on tangible personal property with value between $25,000 and $50,000. The two parts to this amendment would allow the state, and also county and local municipalities to also choose to exempt the property from taxation. (The amendment does not say businesses but only businesses now pay this tax.) No. 11 This would allow the State Legislature to draft a law that allows counties and municipalities to grant additional homestead exemptions to lowincome seniors (as defined in the amendment) if they have lived in the home 25 years or more. No. 12 If passed, a new council composed of student body presidents would be created and the president of that council would sit on the Board of Governors of the State University System instead of the president of the Florida Student Association who now occupies that seat. *Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. District 1 Commissioner Sandra L. Murman (Vice Chair); District 2 Commissioner Victor Crist; District 3 Commissioner Lesley Les Miller, Jr. (Chaplain); District 4 Commissioner Al Higginbotham; District 5 (Countywide) Commissioner Ken Hagan (Chair); District 6 (Countywide) Commissioner Kevin Beckner; District 7 (Countywide) Commissioner Mark Sharpe. MITCH TRAPHAGEN FILE PHOTOHillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Earl J. Lennard.

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10 NOVEMBER 1, 2012including the United States. Despite that Haitis constitution requires that education be free for all, the government has been unable to fulfill that obligation. The massive earthquake of 2010 has only further deteriorated an already dismal and tragic educational situation. The students in the gifted program at Summerfield Elementary, however, saw the problems as something to work on rather than merely lament. The students learned that something as simple as a pencil is generally unavailable and would be treasured by many Haitian students. The Summerfield students made up signs and began encouraging their fellow students to donate supplies; they communicated their plan to help with the entire school via the schools morning show. According to Latoya Desamour, the Teacher of the Gifted at Summerfield, the students set a goal to collect 700 items for donation over a three-week period. By the end of the first week, however, they had already collected more than 1,000 items. By last week, they had collected 1,800 items and were hoping to finish the drive with more than 2,000 items. The kids are super excited, Ms. Desamour said. They are very smart and they are aware of the world around them. Indeed, in a classroom at Summerfield on a recent Monday, the students, ranging from second to fifth grades, organized and took inventory of their latest donations. Mixed in with the chatter and laughter was a seriousness FREE Lunch / Dinner Seminar** Learn about Spinal Decompression What causes neck, back and knee discomfort? Why many treatments dont work. What treatments are most effective? What if surgery didnt help? Is there anything that can help? What does Spinal Decompression help? Degenerative discs Sciatica Upper Back Symptoms Arthritis of the Spine Herniated Discs Shoulder/Arm Issues Treatment is Non-Surgical & Non-Invasive 813-684-81411/2 mile south of Hwy. 60 Medicare and Most Insurances AcceptedDISCOMFORT?Must Call for a Reservation Your RSVP Code is: SC11 SUN CITY CENTERDennysBRANDONGOLDEN CORRAL attendees onlyLimited Seating If you cant attend, call about a FREE exam and/or xrays.(over $120 value)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, exam or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. With this ad. New patients only, if clinically necessary. Medicare not eligible.Open: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Making a difference%  of purpose. They knew the importance of each and every item. It would be difficult, if not impossible, to estimate the impact that 2,000 items (pens, pencils, glue sticks, folders, notebooks, and so on) will have. It will be difficult to gauge how much that will mean to children who have next to nothing to call their own, to children for whom survival is a challenge and obtaining an education is part of a gauntlet of obstacles they face. It is difficult to imagine what those 2,000 items will mean for so many unseen children to know that other children in the United States cared enough to do something to help them. It is difficult to measure, yes, but not difficult to know. The students at Summerfield Elementary worked to make something happen that changed the world for the better. They did something good for others who needed help. The students in the Gifted Program are Alvin Wu, Andrew Shelton, Angele Garcia, Dalton Palmer, David Espinoza, Elizabeth Hackett, Heather Route, Jasen Patubo, Joshua Andre, Kayla McLoone, Kyle Murray, Lance Morton, Leigha Howell, Madison Westley, Marcos Morales, Meagan Tuthill, Mia Alanis, Michael Whiles, Nevaeh Garcia, Perla Gonzales and Savannah Dale. Each one, and every student at Summerfield Elementary who pitched to help, made a difference in the world. They are children leading the way towards a better world. They are making a difference, one pencil at a time.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSGifted Students at Summerfield Elementary made signs and announcements during the schools morning program. In the end, they far exceeded their goals. Students organize and take inventory of the donated items under the direction of Latoya Desamour, Summerfield Teacher of the Gifted.

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They bring proven skills and a commitment to the wellbeing of both the Community Foundation and our region as a whole. We look forward to our work together in furthering the mission of the Community Foundation. Betty Castor is a resident of Tampa and has devoted much of her life to public service. She served most notably as the president of the University of South Florida, Commissioner of Education for the state of Florida and president and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. She served recently as Director of the Patel Center for Global Solutions at USF. Castor is currently a member of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the Tampa Bay Committee on For eign Relations and is a member of the North Star Bank Board Bank of Directors, Tampa. Linda Hartley is a Shareholder of Hill Ward Henderson and Co-Chair of the firms Taxation Group, and leads the firms Trusts & Estates area. 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Get a MICHELIN Tire that Stops Shorter1and Get a $70 MasterCard Reward Card After Rebate2Master Certified Technicians See us today for expert service and tires backed by the Michelin Promise Plan Buy any set of four new MICHELIN brand passenger or light truck tires, and get a $70 MasterCard Reward Card after rebate. November 1-24, 2012MasterCard Reward Card After Rebate2 Sun City Dental CenterThomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A.General Dentist633-2636 727 Cortaro Drive(Two doors down from AAA) FREEDENTURE CONSULTATION OR 2nd OPINION NEW PATIENTSFULL MOUTH SERIES OFX-RAYS & EXAMfor $95 New Patients and Emergencies Are Always Welcome *Actual Fee May Vary Depending Upon Degree of Complexity in a Given Case On Sunday, Nov. 11, the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. will conduct the 48th Annual Veterans Day Tribute to honor all veterans from all wars. This cer emony will take place at Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins Jr. Veterans Museum located at 3602 U. S. Hwy. 301 N. in Tampa, a half mile south of the Florida Fairgrounds. The ceremony will begin promptly at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month, which is in remembrance of the date and time that the Armistice to end the First World War was signed. The ceremony will begin with the presentation of colors by a joint color guard made up of members from MacDill AFB Honor Guard and JROTC Cadets. 48th Annual Veterans Day Tribute set for Veterans Memorial Park in TampaThe National Anthem will be sung by Petty Officer Yarrick Conner, USN from the Joint Communications Support Element, MacDill AFB. There will be over 100 JROTC Cadets from area high schools in attendance to perform drill demonstrations and a Pass in Review. The POW/MIA empty chair cer emony to remember those who have not yet made it home will be performed. A Wreath Tribute will be presented by the Gold Star Wives, Gold Star Mothers and Gold Star Families of America. The playing of TAPS and a rifle salute will be rendered by the Riverview Detachment of the Marine Corps League. Master of Ceremonies will be Walt Raysick, President of the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc., and the keynote speaker will be Colonel Scott DeThomas, USAF, Commander, 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill AFB Several dignitaries will be in attendance. The coveted Edwin Por terfield Award and the Keeping the American Patriotic Sprit Alive Awards will be presented This ceremony is open to the public and tented seating will be available. Following the Veterans Day program, refreshments will be served by VFW Post 8108 from Riverview.Brandon Regional Hospital invites the public to join the fun at H2UBrandon Regional Hospital invites seniors to join H2U (Health To You), which allows seniors to meet new friends and participate in meetings, senior exercise, crafts, games, Bingo, lunches and dinners at neighborhood restaurants. Participants enjoy attending theaters and various trips to many locations. H2U is located on the campus of Brandon Regional Hospital, 119 Oakfield Drive, Suite 258, Brandon. For more information call (813) 684-3316. Benefits of H2U include, but are not limited to: Health eNews health services, and products and pharmacy discounts H2U members enjoy a free meal per day in the hospital cafeteria for a (maximum seven meals per hospital stay). Special events take place monthly that focus on members health, education and having fun. Activities for the month of October include, but are not limited to: For more information, call Patricia Montgomery at (813) 571-5105 or go to www.BrandonRegionalHospital.com.Attention all VeteransThe Disabled American Veterans SCC Chapter 110 who assist Veterans and surviving spouses with VA claims have relocated. They now utilize the meeting room of the security office located at 1005 N. Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center. They provide support to Veterans and surviving spouses in need of assistance with; Appointments will be available each Monday from 2 6 p.m. There are no fees for service and all Veterans are welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment call Darrell Katz at 813-260-3692. Barnes & Noble Bookfair supports Brandon BalletSunday, Nov. 11 marks the port of the Brandon Ballet. From 1 to 3 p.m. there will be such magical events as The Nutcracker story time, tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy, autographs and photos with costumed dancers, even a live performance of excerpts from The Nutcracker The fundraiser element of the day comes when attendees buy books, DVDs, calendars or other mer store. When they use the Bookfair ID 10900884, a percentage of their purchase amount will go toward supporting the Brandon Ballet. In fact, even purchases made online at bn.com/bookfairs Nov. 11 17 will support the ballet, when the special ID number is used.The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Class of the Hillsborough County Womens Hall of Fame. Up to three outstanding women will be selected. Inductees may also be honored posthumously. The Womens Hall of Fame was created in 2011 to honor and celebrate the achievements of local women who have made significant contributions in areas such as business, education, philanthropy, military and public service for the betterment of life for residents of Hillsborough County. Thirteen women have now been inducted. Nomination forms are available Nominations open for Hillsborough County Womens Hall of Fameonline at www.hillsboroughcounty. org/WHOF or by calling Brandon Wagner, Commission on the Status of Women, (813) 276-2640. Nominations are due on or before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. The induction ceremony will be held March 28, 2013, at the Tampa Convention Center. The Commission on the Status of Women is comprised of 13 members and was created by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners April 16, 2003, to advise the Board, County administration, the community, and all agencies and persons in Hillsborough County with respect to matters pertaining to the status of women.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 15beneficiary of such support from power services around the nation in the aftermath of storms.The storm made landfall in the area of Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Monday evening. The effects, however, were felt from North Carolina to Maine, with storm surge flooding the coast, including New York City. Last week, the passing storm created windy conditions in Florida and resulted in rip tide warnings along the east coast of the Sunshine State. As the storm raged in Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker, who has gained fame for once saving a city resident from a house fire and for his endless engagement with residents via Twitter, maintained his personal vigilance with social media. At one point, he offered to take a family to a shelter after a person tweeted that they were without power and had no candles or anything else for their children. In New York City, a construction crane on a 90-story building partially collapsed in strong winds, leaving a large portion dangling over West 57th Street in Midtown. Police had cordoned off the street and surrounding area. Floodwaters were reported in various subway stations across the city. The New York Stock Exchange was closed for two days due to weather for the first time in more than a century. Far away from the Tampa Bay Area, one casualty of the storm had a local connection. The HMS Bounty, en route from Connecticut to St. Petersburg, sunk in high winds and seas off the coast of North Carolina. The U.S. Coast Guard heroically rescued 14 crewmembers from life rafts, another crewmember was found unresponsive and later died, and Hurricane Sandy the 63-year-old captain, Robin Walbridge of St. Petersburg, was still missing. The 180-foot ship had appeared in several movies, including 1962s Mutiny on the Bounty starring Marlon Brando. Over the years, it had become an iconic part of the St. Petersburg waterfront. Although a stop in St. Petersburg was on the itinerary, the ship was scheduled to winter in Galveston, Texas. As the storm made landfall in southern New Jersey, Maryland was beginning to flood and trees were downed in Massachusetts. By Tuesday morning, it was estimated by CNN that the storm caused the deaths of 26 people and more than seven million people were thought to be without power. The total impact of the storm, however, may not be known for days. Referred to as the Frankenstorm or the Storm of a Lifetime, it was unusual in several respects, not the least of which was a powerful hurricane traveling so far north so late in the season. In addition to sheer size, the storm also set a record for the lowest barometric pressure ever recorded north of Cape Hattaras, NC, at 942 millibars. Adding to the woes of residents in the northeast, the storm merged with a powerful cold front and was penned in by a high-pressure system in the Atlantic, the result being days of damaging and potentially life-threatening conditions for millions of people. On Monday evening, Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement offering assistance to states impacted by Hurricane Sandy, offering equipment and personnel expertise based on Floridas long history of recovering from such storms. By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER A combination of increased expenses and reduced membership have bumped up by $6 the proposed annual dues that retirees here pay for access to their elaborate amenities. If approved when SCC Community Association members cast ballots during their annual election early in December, the yearly dues in 2013 will be $269 per person. In other area communities featuring far fewer recreational facilities, similar membership fees are paid by residents each month or on a quarterly basis throughout the year. However, with the increase, the SCC Community Associations $2,960,400 budget will be balanced in 2013, Neil Rothfeld, CA board treasurer, noted this week. The association ninemember board, along with a professional community manager, oversees the communitys common areas including three major campuses hosting a wide variety of athletic and activityoriented, intellectual and entertainment facilities. A 2013 fiscal snapshot projects total income of $2,877,000 and total expenditures of $2,960,400, producing a shortfall offset by carryover savings from the 2012 budget. Rothfeld, a former corporate financial officer who has been handling the boards budgetary business for several years, pointed out that the income and expenditures plan for the coming year must and does accommodate increases in the wages, taxes and benefits category, rising insurance premiums, costs related to maintenance and supplies as well as to maintenance contracts, plus administrative expenses. All are basic necessities, imperative for operation, upkeep and protection of the swimming pools and ball fields, meeting rooms and club headquarters plus a multi-purpose community hall, that characterize the 50-year-old community. Conversely, balancing the increased expenses are savings realized in several areas of the 2012 budget, including utilities, professional services and entertainment-related outgo. The second aspect leading to the necessary dues increase is a reduced dues-paying membership, Rothfeld said. With greater frequency, SCC homes are being purchased and occupied by single individuals rather than a couple, with the result that a single dues assessment from the household accrues to the association rather than dues for two persons. In 2012, the CA individual membership dropped by 200 persons, compared with 2011, he added. The new dues figure of $269 per individual member or $ .50 per person per month if approved, would be divvied up to support four different budgetary categories, the treasurer said. The largest portion, by far, $231 is applied to general operational funding while $30 goes to the replacement reserve $5 is designated for the furniture and equipment reserve and $3 is set aside for the hurricane deductible reserve. Another portion of the CA budget for 2013 shows that the Capital Fund, in which $1500 is deposited from sale of each SCC home to a first-time buyer in the community, will stand at slightly over $1.5 million on January 1, 2013. By the end of that year, the fund is projected to reach or top $2 million. Community association members will vote the proposed dues increase up or down on December 4 and 5 when they also chose among four candidates to fill three seats on the CA board of directors. The complete budget can be viewed on the associations website at www.suncitycenter. org under the Sun City Center category on the left side of the screen, under Community Association on the next screen and then by accessing the CA budget meeting 2013 on the following page.Copyright 2012 Melody JamesonCommunity association directors hold annual dues to small increase in 2013MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOSThe Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce continues to grow, adding eleven new members during the October monthly membership meeting alone. The well-attended meeting, held at the Regent on Tuesday, Oct. 23, was sponsored by South Bay Hospital. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Sasha Noe of Apollo Beach Family Medical Center. As highlighted in last weeks Current, during the meeting Elijah Heath was named the winner of the Honorary Mayor of Riverview contest. The next monthly membership luncheon will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 27.Riverview Chamber continues growthSharon Roush, CEO of South Bay Hospital and sponsor of the Chambers October meeting introduces keynote speaker Dr. Sasha Noe.

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16 OBSERVER NEWS NOVEMBER 1, 2012 5908 FORTUNE PLACE APOLLO BEACH, FL 33572www.Glisson1.com(813) 645-6796DAMON C. GLISSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisement. Before you decide, ask us to send you FREE written information about our qualifications and experience. Marine Corps Marine Corps Pfc. Armando J. Ayra, son of Diana M. Ayra of Riverview, Florida., earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. For 13 weeks, Ayra stayed committed during some of the worlds most demanding entry-level mili tary training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week prior to graduation, Ayra endured The Crucible, a 54hour final test of recruits minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time. Ayra is a 2012 graduate of Riverview High School. Marine Corps Marine Corps Pfc. Gabriel Car mona, a 2012 graduate of Riverview High School, earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC. For 13 weeks, Carmona stayed committed during some of the worlds most demanding entrylevel military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week prior to graduation, Carmona endured The Crucible, a 54-hour final test of recruits minds and bodies. Upon comple tion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time. Air Force Air Force Airman Ismael B. Santiago graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Santiago is the son of Rosita Santiago of Lake Tahoe Drive in Riverview. He is a 2011 graduate of Riverview High School. Ruskin Eagles Aerie 4351 1205 1st St. S.W.Upcoming EventsMonday Night ........................... Bingo. Free hot dogs. Tuesday Night ........................... Bar Cards. $1 drafts all day. Friday Night .............................. Feather Your Nest Saturday, Nov. 3 ....................... 10 a.m. Craft Show / Yard Sale .................................................... Baked goods sale .................................................... 5 p.m. Dinner. .................................................... 6:30 p.m. Music by Bro n Bro Sunday ....................................... 6 p.m. Feather Your Nest. Free .................................................... hotdogs during football For more information, call (813) 645-2922. South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities Every Tuesday Jam Session p.m. 5ish, No Charge for all Elks and their guests. Every Wednesday Best Spaghetti in Town $7, All You Can Eat, for all Elks and their guests. Music by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Every Friday Seafood, Sandwiches, and a Chefs Special for all Elks and their guests from 5 to 7 p.m. Karaoke by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31st Lets all show up in our best costumes! Monday, Nov. 12th Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, $7 a person, Menu: Cornish Hen with all the trimmings and dessert, only 50 tickets will be sold. Monday, Nov. 26th Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, $7 a person, Menu: Meatloaf with all the trimmings and dessert, only 50 tickets will be sold. Join S. Hillsborough Elks Lodge Eastern Caribbean Fund Raiser Cruise Jan. 13 to 20, 2013, contact Howard Elkin at Discover Travel for details and reservations. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is a clean, smoke-free environment located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S. in Ruskin, Telephone (813) 6452089. If you can envision being thrust into the role of critical decision maker about health or financial affairseither for yourself or othersthis free, open-to-the-public symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. is for you. The event is designed to help us prepare for a time in our lives, especially as seniors, to deal with the responsibility of making difficult decisions.A lineup of professionals will speak at specific times during the day. You can choose to attend all or only those of particular inter est to you. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. out of health care money two public benefits that can help you afford Care. Amanda M. Wolf Board Certified Elder Law Attorney Justin Klatsky Will. Attorney James Eggert Wrong? Gary W. Cotter, Certified Financial Planner ones Personal Property and Assets. Dale Smrekar, ASEL, C.A.G.A. President Downsizing Advisory Service. Certified Per sonal Property Appraiser and Professional Estate Liquidator. toms of Dementia and End-of-Life Care, Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD School of Aging Studies, Univer sity of South Florida fillment or Self Destruction? Edmond Dubreuil MSW, ACSW, RCSWI giver Plan. Genevieve Faulk, MSW, LCSW, CMC, C-ASWCM President & Lead Geriatric Care Manager at Aging Care Advocates, Inc. When Hiring an In-home Caregiver. Gregg Mazza M.B.A., Cer tified Senior Advisor, PCMA Instructorfrom Brightstar Lifecare Maintaining Follow-up to Members When They Can No Longer Physically Attend. Doug Moore, United Methodist Church, Congregational Care Co-Coach. This Caregivers Symposium is sponsored by SCCChamber of Commerce, Sun Towers Retire ment Community and The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center. A portion of the net proceeds will help support the Coali tion for Mental Health and Aging. sessions relating to topics of inter est. Visit displays of service providers and pick up literature relat ing to both speakers and vendors. Vendor booths can be reserved for $50 for the entire day by calling the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce at (813) 634-5111. No reservations are required however, RSVP for a free luncheon by calling Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce at (813) 634-5111. The Nov. 13 symposium is in order to be informed decisionmakers for either themselves or another person. Whether being put when armed with the information presented by the speakers and vendors at this event.From left: Nell Taze, United Methodist Church of Sun City Center; Dana Ditmar, Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce; and Debbie Caneen, Sun Towers Retirement Community meeting, to plan the upcoming Caregivers Symposium. How to be prepared to make unexpected decisionsThe National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) has announced that Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Departments Youth Athletic Services is a 2012 Excellence in Youth Sports Award winner. The prestigious award, presented in part with Athletic Business magazine, recognizes youth sports programs that are doing superior jobs in conducting diverse activities and education that focus on providing the children, parents and coaches. Hillsborough County will be presented with its award during the NAYS Youth Sports Congress held Nov. 28 Dec. 1 in New Orleans. Hillsborough County was chosen from more than 100 youth sports programs that submitted applica tions from recreation departments, independent sports leagues and military bases around the world. In addition to their dedication to es to the youths in our community, Hillsborough County Athletic Ser vices programs focus on providing quality training to their volunteer coaches, which helped them stand out among the other submissions. at a young age. We applaud Hillsborough County for their commit ment to providing children with positive, rewarding opportunities through youth sports, said John Engh of NAYS. For more information on Hillsborough Countys Youth Athletic Services, call Aileen Henderson, Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, at (813) 744Hillsborough Countys Athletic Services provides recreational sports for Hillsborough County youth and adults and provides the mandatory coach training to more than 5,500 volunteers in Hillsbor ough County. Hillsborough Countys Athletic Services manages the Ed Radice and William Owens Pass Sport programs provide athletic oppor tunities to more than 6,000 adults in sports as slow pitch softball and flag football. There are 59 youth sports organizations that assist the Countys Athletic Services in conducting various recreational sports to more than 32,000 children. Sports offered include baseball, football, soccer and softball. Founded in 1981, NAYS is Americas leading advocate for positive, safe sports and activi ties for children. The non-profit 501(c)3 organization is headquar tered in West Palm Beach, and more than 3,000 community-based youth sports programs across the country use NAYS programs and services. For more information, visitwww.nays.org. Hillsborough County Parks receives National Excellence in Youth Sports Award See the current issues of The Observer News, as well as past issues, classified advertising, advertising information, and much more! www.ObserverNews.net

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 17 Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical McDonalds Hess Station Hess Station Publix Post Office Dollar General Sav-A-Lot 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. 11/15/12 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 11/15/12 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 11/15/12 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 11/15/12 CR39$25* $25* with rebate Advice from Hillsborough Countys Consumer Protection Bureau Consumers often spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars purchasing a mattress to achieve the coveted good nights sleep, and associated health benefits. Buying a mattress is an increasing topic of consumer complaints, with consumers unsatisfied with the quality of the products, high-pressure sales tactics, and defective mattresses. Consumers should make sure they understand warranty terms, conditions and return policies in order to make an informed purchase decision. What You Should Know Before Purchasing A Mattress Mattresses all have different names and labels at different stores, making it difficult to comparison shop. Manufacturers or retailers change the names of models almost yearly. Mattress manufacturers make approximately 6 to 12 different models, with substantially different quality and prices for each. Sales people may use high-pressure sales tactics. Many retailers will allow you to keep the mattress for 30 days before you return it. Most retailers and manufacturers will require the original law tag affixed to the mattress. Many manufacturer warranties have a pro-rata factor in determining the refund or credit on a returned mattress. o Consumers may end up paying for all shipping costs to and from the repair location in addition to their pro rata costs, depending on the age of the mattress. o The costs can be different depending on the model. Make sure you know if you are purchasing a new mattress or a refurbished mattress. Bedbugs can live in both new and refurbished mattresses. Bedbug infestation is now in all 50 states. By federal law, reconditioned mattresses must display yellow tags with the words used materials printed on them. What You Should Do Wait for a sale or negotiate the price and ask for extras to be thrown in, like a bed frame or sheets. Lie down on the mattress in the store for at least 15 minutes to test it for comfort and support. Read the fine print because the terms can differ dramatically. Inspect the mattress carefully upon delivery. Keep your original receipt, since manufacturer warranties are usually designed to cover defects and not normal wear or comfort. If you need to file a claim, you must also be the original owner. Measure the amount of sag if the mattress is sagging or has a depression. This measurement can be the determining factor whether its considered defective or not. Protect your mattress by purchasing a mattress pad/protector/cover, since any staining will usually negate the warranty. For more information on buying a mattress, go to www.consumerreports.org and click on Home & Garden. Construction is nearing comple tion on the Tampa Gateway Rail terminal, a collaborative project undertaken by CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX), the Tampa Port Authority (TPA) and Kinder Mor gan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP). This innovative intermod al project, announced last year as a public-private partnership, will not only bring fuel-grade ethanol into the Tampa market more efficiently and safely via the nations first ethanol unit train-to-refined products pipeline distribution system, but also provide Florida its first on-dock unit train intermodal container capability. For its part, the TPA built new rail track and support infrastruc ture to handle 96-car unit train deliveries, as well as a multi-product unit train offloading yard at Hookers Point, in the Port of Tampa. Kinder Morgan invested in new pipelines to transport the ethanol from the rail offloading facilities to its Tampa terminal where it can be distributed to other Tampa ter minals for blending or transported to Orlando for gasoline blending at Kinder Morgans Orlando ter minal. Designed to also handle inter modal containers and other general cargo traffic, the new Tampa Gateway Rail facility is adjacent to the Ports container terminal. It provides direct access to the CSX rail network, enhancing the Ports container rail service offering. The Port of Tampa Container Ter minal, operated by Ports America, currently encompasses 40 acres, with phased expansion planned to over 160 acres on adjacent land owned by the Tampa Port Author ity and ready to be developed as the business grows. The terminal is currently served by three rail mounted gantry cranes and a 100 ton mobile harbor crane with 2800 linear feet of berth and 43 water depth alongside the berth and in the channel. The Gateway Rail project will reduce the ethanol delivery carbon footprint through a more efficient use of rail capacity and pipeline movements, while also easing truck traffic. Further, the project pro motes use of biofuels, known for having less impact to air quality. Kinder Morgan will expand its ethanol receipt and distribution system within its terminal at the Port of Tampa and modify its 2-mile, 8-inch Inter-Terminal Transfer (ITT) pipeline to move denatured ethanol from its termi nal to all Hookers Point terminals for blending and distribution to the market. The joint effort is expected to be operational in late fall 2012. The TPA and CSX are investing more than $10.9 million to construct and open the rail facilities to handle these cargo operations.Nations first train-to-pipeline distribution system nears completionBroadcast your announcement with us!send it to news@observernews.net

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Newspapers around the nation are struggling, but I think it has as much to do with how the newspapers are run than it does the medium itself. I think that print will be around for a long time and, yes, the future is bright as technology will someday provide the means for true electronic sheets of paper (it will happen, probably sooner than later). Your local newspaper will be delivered with the press of a button to a piece of paper you can hold in your hand. And it will be updated whenever necessary, just turn the page over and a new page will appear. That is not science fiction; it is science. Looking over the page of a newspaper can be a serendipitous experience that has not yet been fully achieved on the web. A computer screen full of headline links just isnt the same as seeing a printed page, with the very real possibility of stumbling upon an article or three you didnt know you would be interested in. The bottom line is that until reusable electronic paper is available, its hard to beat holding an oldfashioned newspaper. That said, the web does have its own form of serendipity. Last night Michelle and I were watching an independently produced television show. The budget was low, the acting was a little hit or miss, but the show was the result of someones dream and hard work and, all things considered, it was pretty good. At one point, Michelle thought she recognized the person who played Nellie on the 1970s television show Little House on the Prairie. We had no idea what Nellies real name was so we just typed, Nellie Little House on the Prairie into Google and all we ever could ever want to know about Alison Arngrim appeared in links before our eyes. Heres where the serendipity part comes in. Among the links for Ms. Arngrim was one to her Twitter feed, which included a tweet to Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura on Little House on the Prairie. That led me to Ms. Gilberts Twitter feed, which was an interesting documentary of her life in 140 character scenes. Her most recent tweets included a good bit of anger, thanks to an article in a supermarket tabloid bastion of soulless sensationalism, and also included a few words that cute little Laura certainly never uttered on the prairie. Today Ms. Gilbert is a strikingly beautiful woman of 48 who lives her life the same as all of us. She has a home, a cat, a dog and a son. She experiences joy and heartbreak. She sometimes has trouble sleeping at night. Ive never seen Dancing With The Stars but Ive heard she is on it. Im assuming the world still considers her a celebrity, with all the perks and pitfalls involved with such a status. But in most ways, she has the same problems I have. She is just trying to get by in life. My Dad would have been 78years-old last week. He passed away at the age of 43 when I was 15. Let me tell you, 15 is a really bad age to lose your father. I wasnt done yet, I still had a lot to learn from him. The truth be told, however, I am still learning from him. I look back at the things he did that I couldnt possibly appreciate at the time and I try to emulate them now. Try being the key word because, in all honesty, Im rarely successful. Right now, I cant find the serendipity in his passing birthday, but most days I can find it in the example he set for me. My Dad had dreams that he will never fulfill. His job was important, a lot of people depended upon him, but at the age of 43, his priorities were changing. As the youngest child, I benefitted from that. I didnt appreciate back then that he had precious little time for himself, but Ive grown to immeasurably appreciate the extra time he gave me in his last years. I am also increasingly appreciating the meaning of the leave of absence paperwork in his files, dated the month he passed away but will forever be unsigned. Somehow, I think there is a tragic form of serendipity there. In Horace Walpoles Three Princes of Serendip, the princes were continuously making discoveries of things they were not in search of. The princes father was a good man who worked to make sure they were not only educated, but were also endowed with the virtues they would most need in their lives. I think my Dad did just that, too, and is still providing it to my sisters, my brother, and me. Serendipity is in where you look for it feeling empathy for a beautiful but sometimes sad 48year-old celebrity or discovering an article on a newspaper page that just happened to catch your eye. I find there is serendipity in every single day that I think about what my Dad would do, what he might suggest I do. And sometimes I can even find it in the things he didnt do. The biggest virtues of all that he tried to endow us with were happiness and the confidence to follow our hearts. Thats a good thing to remember for me, and possibly for you and Ms. Gilbert, too. It seems the best discoveries are those we didnt know we were searching for, but always our hearts knew the way. The problem is whether we will always choose to follow. Fundraising can be fun and rewardingThe World of Suzie Vong will hold its annual fundraiser for local Teachers of the Year and the scholarship fund sponsored by the American Business Womans Association on Friday, Nov. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each year as part of their anniversary celebration Suzie and her staff select a community recipient to be honored. Once again they have chosen the Teacher of the Year from local elementary schools: Cypress Creek, Wimauma, Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sessums and Reddick. With 2 daughters who attended local elementary, middle and high schools Suzie feels these teachers should be rewarded for their commitment to their students. Good teachers deserve recognition for their efforts. They often spend numerous hours and personal funds satisfying the needs of their students, our children, she emphasized. Part of the celebration will include well known artist Virginia Laudano who will set up an art exhibit. Barbara Migliaro will showcase high fashion costume jewelry, Peter Zebo from Candle Delights will provide gift ideas, Maran Silks will have their silk plants on display and Lynn Wise will bring plenty of Miche bags for the ladies. Entertainment by the Music Avenue will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 12 Lotto tickets will be drawn each hour plus a 50/50 raffle will go to a lucky winner. Dont miss this event! Bring your friends and show your support for the local teachers of the year and the American Business Womans Associations scholarship fund. The World of Suzie Vong is a full service salon located at 3820 Cypress Village Shopping Center, SR 674 across from Home Depot. A complete line of hair services is available including cuts. coloring, highlighting, frosting, foil, perms and styling plus eyelash and eyebrow tinting, waxing and a wide array of nail services, both manicure and pedicure. Gift certificates may be purchased. Seven hair stylists and a nail technician are on hand to serve you. Call 813-634-5552 for more information.

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www.ObserverNews.netIN YOUR BACK Y ARDNOVEM B ER 1, 2012THE OB SERVER NEWSTHE SCC OB SERVERTHE CURREN T The new Heart Murmur & Valve Program at Brandon Regional Hospital is a multidisciplinary program that provides the latest in evaluation and treatment of heart valve and murmur conditions, including: with your primary care physician, a cardiologist and a cardiac surgeon with valve expertise a long-term monitoring plan for your condition minimally invasive heart valve repair options the highest distinction in cardiac surgeryFROM YOUR HEART TO OUR EARS Joint Commission Joint Commission Joint Commission Heart Failure There will be a Diamond Celebration at Harriets Flowers on Nov. 7. No, its not the 75th anniversary of the flower shop, although it has been serving Ruskin and the surrounding areas for almost that long. The honor goes to Harriet Garbelman, founder of Harriets Flowers, who turns 75 on Nov. 7. Harriet has been creatively sharing her talents with the Ruskin-South Shore area since she and her mother, Violet Hovey, completed floral design school when Harriet was only 14 years old. She has lent her talent and creativity to countless weddings, birthdays and holiday celebrations. During those years, Harriet has accomplished some remarkable things. Beyond creating award winning floral arrangements, she became personally invested in the lives and emotions of her customers. Over the years she has celebrated, laughed, and sometimes cried with her customers over the events that have impacted their lives. So single minded has Harriet been over her commitment to her customers, that the day after her flower shop and home burned to the ground in 1977, she put her personal life on hold so she could fulfill her commitment to a young bride whose wedding celebration took place Harriet Garbelman continues to sparkle at 75 the following day. The beauty of her creations has also eased the suffering of many families during times of great loss. She has woven an intricate pattern of color and style into our community. She has a long list of achievements and awards, more blue ribbons than you can count and has served as President of the Florida West Coast Florist Association. Harriet has shared her talent over the years doing many demonstrations for community organizations, most recently helping to prepare FFA (Future Farmers of American) students from Lennard High School for the National Floriculture Competition where they went on to win 3rd place. Harriet, like her mother did with her, has shared her love of the floral business with her daughter, Gail, who now carries on the family tradition as the third generation owner of Harriets Flowers. Harriet continues to make beautiful floral designs and has even branched out creating her own line of jewelry. She also spends much of her time outdoors in her orchid garden and with the plants and flowers surrounding her home she continues to share with Harriets Flowers. In honor of Harriets colorful career, you are invited to stop by the shop Nov. 7, 8 or 9 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to reminisce, share your stories, look through photo albums and scrapbooks (your wedding photos might even be in them), enjoy some refreshments and wish Harriet a happy 75th birthday. If you cant make it by the shop, her daughter Gail, would love for you to send a story of your favorite memory about Harriet that brought you some of Harriets creative love. Send your birthday wish via e-mail to harrietsflowers@tampabay.rr.com or find them on Facebook. The flower shop is located at 226 W. College Ave., Ruskin.PHOTOS BY MITCH TRAPHAGEN

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2B NOVEMBER 1, 2012 Recognized for Outstanding Quality! 4016 Sun City Center Blv Sun City Center SouthBayHospital.comThe Joint Commission has recognized Brandon Regional Hospital and South Bay Hospital as Top Performers in Quality. For a Free Physician Referral, call Consult-A-Nurse toll free at 1-877-4-HCA-DOCS (1-877-442-2362) Stately sighting Differences between Eagles and OspreysHere are some differences between the Bald Eagle and the Osprey: Bald eagles are larger, have a dark chest and underside, white tails, yellow legs and hold their wings flat when they fly. Juvenile eagles are all brown and get their adult plumage (white head and tail) around year 4 or 5. Their nests are larger with finer woody materials, they are often reused for many years, and are often placed in the largest tree in the area or an artificial structure like a cell tower. Ospreys are smaller, have a white chest and underside, grey legs and feet and their wings are not held flat when they fly. Their nests are smaller, often lined with bark, sod, grasses, vines and sometimes plastic bags. Often they are located on nesting platforms or on top of sign posts (i.e. no wake signs in lakes)(From the Florida Wildlife Conservation website myfwc.com)JENNIFER SIMMONS PHOTOS via iPPhone 4

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 THE CURRENT 3B Golf Club at Cypress Creek Please call for reservation813-440-4576 Ext. 2 All pricing does not include sales tax THANKSGIVING EXCLUSIVE Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $30................before noon$25...................after noon$20...................after 2 pm $500 OFF Any RoundIMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONSIncludes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 11/30/12Visit 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 TH E PUBLIC KITCHEN HOURS NOW OPEN Mondays 11-6 p.m. Tues. -Wed. 11-8 pm Thurs. -Sat 11-9 pm Sun. Brunch Buffet 8-2; Lunch 11-6 NFL Direct TV Sunday Ticketwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com 813-641-1600 Fall Savings A late season hurricane called Sandy has curtailed boating this week. Due to the choppy water and winds, boats were advised to stay ashore. There were those who boated with caution and fished all week. Reports last week were of a waterway full of baby tarpon. With this weeks report came tales of bullsharks chasing the tarpon. Some reported that each time they hooked a tarpon, the sharks were there in pursuit of their catch. A lot of action this week on our waterways, even with warnings of choppy waters. Saltwater catfish have provided an entertaining week for many anglers. One said that he was just as happy with his catfish catches. He had a lot of action and felt that the days fishing was great. Catfish are known around the world. There are thousands of different species. In the United States we claim only seven freshwater catfish. It seems that every region has their own names. Our seven are called: channel cat (which seems to be the most common), white, blue, black, bullhead both brown and yellow, and the flathead. The catfish feeds by sight and smell and eats most anything dead or alive. Anglers can use dead shrimp, worms, frogs, grasshoppers, chicken or beef liver for bait. The color of the catfish, depends upon the bottom of the water where they live. They could be steel grey or milky white, some have scattered spots, others blue with yellow bellies or the spotted one could be dark brown. Fishing for freshwater catfish is simple. It is often the first fish that children catch with a bamboo pole. A catfish is often found dead on piers and bridges. Anglers do not throw them back into the water as catch and release. Many kill them as soon as they catch them. Freshwater catfish graces many dinner tables poached in white wine, or cooked with chopped white onion, Worchestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Cover with thin sliced lemons, and a dash of cooking wine of your choice, cover with a lid and let steam. Watch it, as fish isnt good overcooked. I enjoyed fried catfish and cajun rice in New Orleans. In Mississippi we enjoyed cheese, garlic, hot spices, tomato sauce stewed catfish. In Georgia, they called it Redneck Catfish, dipped in a heavy flour egg batter and cornmeal served with hush puppies. Alabamas Dixieland catfish was heavy in paprika; cavity full of lemons, and baked in French dressing. Catfish, I have enjoyed in Florida has been deep fat fried, served with cheese grits and hush puppies. I asked some boaters how they cooked their catfish catches and they all said: We cook it in beer. All catfish are not trash fish. Yellow and black bullhead are good tablefare.By Jonie Maschek Fish Tales: Catfish is a favorite catch, mealBlack drum are still in the swim in the rivers. Some throw this fish back, as they think it is a trash fish. It is edible, small size only, as the larger ones often are full of worms. Sheepshead seem to be in all waterways this week. This fish has a lean white meat which makes a great tablefare. Catches have been reported from the canals, piers, bridges and rivers. Larger than usual flounder catches came in from out in the deeper waters along with some cobia catches. Fresh waters were active this week with pan fish, largemouth bass and catfish. Watch the weather, fish together, and in your boat keep a raincoat.Aleta Jonie Maschek is a member of Floridas Outdoor Sports Writers Association.

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4B NOVEMBER 1, 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 Assoc. Pastor Derek Hoven www.calvarylutheranchurch.net 645-1305 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 Area Places of Worship 702 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC, FL 33573 www.popcc.orgMasses:Sunday..........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., Noon Saturday Vigil.................4:00 & 6:00 p.m. Daily..........................................8:00 a.m.Confessions: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. 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 ........................................ Hispanic Worship 4:00 p.m. ........................................ Hispanic Worship Senior Pastor: Dr. Warren Langer Assistant Pastor: Rev. Robert Chaple Bookstore 633-8595 FREE Nursery Provided REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Rev. Robert G. Wiley, Interim PastorTelephone: Website: sccredeemer.org Worship Services on Sunday 10 a.m. 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 Changing Services? Having a special event? Advertise it in The Observer News, The SCC Observer and The Current. Just call (813) 645-3111 and ask to speak to a sales representative. Area Obituary Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCCMeets in the Henry Gibson Social Hall of the Beth Israel Our failure to choose may become the choice we have to live with. Robert Stein 902 N. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, FL 33570(Across from Sweetbay Supermarket)NEW PATIENTS WELCOMEKirk D. Parrott, D.D.SMembers: American Dental Association, Florida State Dental Association, Florida West Coast Dental Association, Manatee County Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association. (813) 645-6491 Complete, No Add-Ons813-645-6130Zipperers Funeral Home www.ZipperersFuneralHome.com BETH ISRAEL The Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, 1115 Del Webb Blvd. E. Sun City Center (813)634 2590 SHABBAT SERVICES FRIDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM TORAH STUDY SATURDAY AT 12 NOON MORNING SERVICES 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAY 10AM EVERYONE IS WELCOME Jane Boehler NowlinJane Nowlin, of Savannah, Georgia, formerly of Sun City Center, Florida, and Seymour, Indiana, died peacefully in Greenville, SC October 20, 2012. Jane was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on December 6, 1918. She was the fifth of six girls for Joseph and Augusta Boehler. Upon graduation from Lawrenceburg High School, Jane studied nursing at Bethesda Hospital in Cincinnati. She worked at Bethesda as a nurse and would continue her nursing profession and career several years later after relocating to Seymour, IN. In 1941 she married Orin Red Nowlin, a school supplies salesman who served in World War II from February, 1943 to February, 1945. Red and Jane moved to Versailles, IN, after the war and worked together at the DuPont Munitions plant in Charleston, IN, she as a nurse and Red as a supervisor. They relocated with their four sons, to Seymour, IN in 1954, where Jane worked for Dr. Joseph Black for many years. After Dr. Black retired, she worked as an office nurse for Dr. Harry Baxter until her own retirement. Jane then moved to Sun City Center, where she served as parish nurse for her church. She then moved in 2006 to Savannah, GA. Jane was a practicing Christian who loved the church and spiritual life. She served the First United Methodist Church in Seymour in several capacities over many years: Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent, greeter, fund-raiser, and care-giver to the elderly. She was an active member of Psi Iota Xi, a service sorority, for years. She also loved to swim, take walks, and enjoy the outdoors. Jane was an involved mother who supported her sons interest in all areas and activities. She instilled in her sons the axiom that the good you do will come back to you. She will live in the minds of family members as a deeply faithful, loving and caring person. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Seymour, as well as the United Community Church in Sun City Center, and she attended Isle of Hope United Methodist Church in Savannah, GA. She is survived by her son, Joseph C. Nowlin and daughter-in-law, Susan K. Nowlin of Bloomington, IN; her son, Thomas O. Nowlin and daughter-in-law, Linda C. Nowlin of Greenville, SC; her son, Timothy C. Nowlin and daughterin-law, Suzette Nowlin, of Cincinnati, OH; three grandsons and their wives, Marty and Christy Nowlin of Carmel, IN, Tom and Bonny Nowlin of Whitestown, IN, Nate and Maria Nowlin of East Rutherford, NJ, and one granddaughter, Alexandra Nowlin of Charlotte, NC; and six great-grandchildren, Cara, Norah, and Joseph Thomas Nowlin of Carmel, IN, and Annica, Aiden, and Adelaide Nowlin of Whitestown, IN. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, five sisters, her son Eric G. Nowlin and her husband, Orin Nowlin. She touched many people with her love and faith. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that gifts be sent to the Seymour First United Methodist Church 201 East 3rd St., Seymour, IN 47274, with a designation for the Memorial Garden or the Sunday School Program. Condolences may be made to the family at www.woodlawn-fh.com. The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center will be hosting a recital by soprano Patrice Rasmussen and her husband Keith Rasmussen at the organ tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. The recital will include several operat ic arias as well as organ works by J.S. Bach, Albinoni, Manz, Allain and Widor. Patrice recently completed the requirements for the Masters of Music in Vocal Performance at the University of South Florida, where she studied with Dr. Brad Diamond. Keith Rasmussen has been the Coordinator of Music and Organist at Prince of Peace Catholic Church since September, 2011. For additional information about this and other events and activities at the United Church of Sun City Center, contact Jeff Jordan, Director of Music and the Arts, at (813) Keith and Patrice RasmussenSoprano Patrice Rasmussen to perform at United Methodist tomorrow evening634-2539. To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center, visit its website at www.sccumc.com. Church Organist Robert Winslow (left) at the keyboard and Bill Bark er, popular local baritone, thrilled a large gathering of members and guests at a recent church potluck dinner at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. This very talented duo presented music ranging from songs made famous by Frankie Laine to Jimmy Buffett. Dinners with entertainment are held monthly at the church, located at 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West in Sun City Center. Musical church dinner proves popularBut in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells. 2 Peter 3:13 (NIV)

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 5B Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly ChurchLooking for a church home? Need the comfort of a warm and loving family? Join us on Sunday to come home to the warmth of our church family.Located in South Hillsborough County, just south of Stephens Road in old Sun City.Getting to Know You (Donuts & Coffee) .................... 9:00 a.m. Sunday School ................................................................. 9:30 am. Sunday Morning Worship ............................................ 10:55 a.m. Sunday Evening Service..................................................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service .......................................... 7:00 p.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ............................................ 10:00 a.m.Come join us to learn about Gods Word and salvation in Jesus Christ Area Places of Worship CHRISTIAN SCHOOL K-2 Through 12th GradeSunday School.................................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...............8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Evening Service..............................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Service................7:00 p.m. Awana............................................7:00 p.m.Dr. Barry RumseyA Resource for Families 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. Holy Days ....................................... Espaol ...................................... Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:00 p.m. Confession ......................... Thursday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saint Anne Catholic ChurchSouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, V.F. Election: Biblical, Political, Critical is the title of the sermon to be delivered by Dr. Robert Tucker to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SCC at its meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The service is non-political and nonpartisan. All are welcome. Alzheimers research is subject of Nov. 7 meetingThe Samaritan Services Alzheimers monthly meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sun City Center. Speaking on Alzheimers research and development will be Jill Ardila, from USF. For more information, call Doris at (813) 634-3489 or the office at (813) 634-9283. Calvary Lutheran turns 45 with goal of feeding 450On Monday, Nov. 19, Calvary Lutheran Church in Apollo Beach turns 45 years old and will celebrate the occasion with the goal of feeding 450 local families this Thanksgiving season. Founded in the SouthShore community in 1967 with 61 charter members, Calvary now has more than 1100 members on the books. The church has expanded its mission-focused heritage by continually giving back to the community that supports it. Today, Calvary asks that same community to help it achieve its mission goal this Thanksgiving. Calvarys annual Thanks for Giving campaign is a food donation program that has provided Thanksgiving meals to thousands of area families over time. This years drive ends Sunday, Nov. 11 and has a goal of attaining 450 Thanks for Giving bags from congregants and community donations. While this goal is lofty, the demand for food is even higher in the SouthShore area, where it is believed that 1 in 6 families need assistance sourcing meals. Empty food bags ready to be filled will be distributed at worship services in November. Monetary donations are also appreci ated as they are used to purchase fresh produce and meats. All food will be distributed through Calvarys Community Cupboard food pantry, located on the 25-acre mission center at 1424 E. College Ave. in Ruskin. Questions regarding Thanks for Giving donations can be directed to the church office at (813) 645-1305. In addition to collecting the food bags, Calvarys 45th anniversary will also feature a special visit from Florida-Bahamas Synod Bishop Edward Benoway of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America during the Nov. 18 services. Calvary members and guests can enjoy a Harvest Festival brunch between services and the church will also conclude its annual Gifts and Giving campaign, where congregants determine personal financial goals to help fund the church and expansion plans. United Methodist offers Friday night at the movies Hidden Places will be the featured movie playing in the United Methodist Churchs Creason Hall, Friday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Hidden Places is about widow Eliza Wyatt, played by Sydney Penny, her two children and an elderly aunt, played by Shirley Jones. The family is trying, against all odds, to bring in the harvest before they lose everything to the bank as foreclosure looms in every corner of their lives. Coffee, popcorn, cookies and other beverages will be available just inside the doors of Creason Hall. A small donation will be greatly appreciated to help pay for the homemade snacks and bever ages.Sermon to explore elections

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6B NOVEMBER 1, 2012 Learn how Sedation Dentistry is helping patients with the following: Dont Miss Our FREE Seminar on Mini Implants, and Sedation DentistryDo you fear the dentist, but need dental work? Seating is Limited. Please Call For Reservations Zamikoff, Klement, Jungman & Varga Visit our website:www.suncitycenterdental.comfor more information By WARREN RESEN%  North American Continuing on our two month trip around the USA, we left the high desert country of New Mexico, heading towards the lush mountains of Wyoming. There isnt much green to be seen until you reach southern Colorado and Utah when the terrain begins to look like the brochure pictures of that part of the United States. An overnight stay in a Provo, UT, motel sandwiched between snow-capped mountains and the Great Salt Lake, and then we were off to The Wort Hotel (pronounced WERT) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Shakespeare asks in Romeo and Juliet, Whats in a name? In the case of Jackson/Jackson Hole, Wyoming, it means confusion to a visitor arriving there for the first time. The Wort Hotels brochure says that it is in Jackson Hole but their mailing address is listed as Jackson, so a little research was in order. The town of Jackson, at 6,237 feet of elevation, is located in the Jackson Hole Valley of Teton County, Wyoming, but the name Jackson Hole is used by businesses and people living in the town of Jackson for See the U.S.A.Next Stop: Jackson Hole, Wyomingmarketing purposes. Okay, now that this has been cleared up, lets get on with the next stop in our USA road trip. Wyoming is 4-season outdoor country: hiking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, skiing and so many other things that a complete list would use up too much space here. Look up the web page for the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce for a detailed listing of activities. Pulling up to the front of The Wort Hotel in the center of town, it was obvious that this was the THE place to be in Jackson. Opened in 1941, the hotel has only 59 guest rooms and is a gem of warmth and intimacy. Many of the staff and especially those at the front desk call you by name from the moment you register. The Wort Hotel is a proud member of Historic Hotels of America, an organization whose participants have agreed to preserve the authenticity of Americas most prominent lodging addresses and offer visitors a remarkable travel experience... The center piece of the wood-paneled lobby, distinctive today because of its lack of chrome, is the graceful sweeping carpeted grand staircase to the second floor. Tucked away behind the stairway on the first floor is a massive stone fireplace and intimate seating area. The grand staircase leads to the second floor landing where another stone fireplace and another charming parlor-like sitting area in front of the fireplace awaits guests. Over both fireplaces are the ubiquitous mounted heads, a moose downstairs and an elk upstairs. The overall feeling The Wort Hotel imparts to arriving guests is that of having been transported back in time to an elegant hotel of the Old West in the early 1900s. You can almost hear a honky-tonk piano being played in the bar and expect to see ranchers, cowboys and miners enjoying a drink at days end. The second floor houses most of The Wort Hotels luxurious A visit to Jackson Hole isnt complete without a stage Coach ride from Town Square park. The author and his wife, Jeanne, couldnt resist. Below, one of four elk antler archways to Jackson Holes Town Square Park. Elk shed their antlers every year making it a renewable resource. See JACKSON HOLE, page 7B

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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 THE CURRENT 7B SAVE UP TO 40%$39 INSTALLATIONon Karastan carpet, Americas Finest Carpet plus FREE Karastep carpet pad ($7/yd. value)ANY SIZE HOUSE, ANY SIZE ROOM, ANY CARPET. SOUTH TAMPA 1510 SOUTH MACDILL AVE. 254-4066 CARROLLWOOD 14306 N. DALE MABRY HWY. 961-1362 BRANDON 1920 W. BRANDON BLVD. 413-8313 18 MONTHS NO INTEREST October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month A RETIREMENT & REHABILITATION COMMUNITYIndependent, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing NewMEMORY CARE THE 20 12BEST OF SOUTH SHORE guest rooms and suites. Compared to accommodations offered by todays national chain hotels/ motels, The Wort Hotels accommodations are oversized. Each room and suite is decorated with original Western style art. Furnishings are also unique to this hotel. They are custom made, not the generic store-bought pieces of the chains. Entry to the rooms is by key, a real metal key, not electronic card. There is never a need to return to the front desk because your electronic key doesnt work. The Jackson Hole area is a mecca for lovers of Western and nature based art and The Wort Hotel is a major go-to location for viewing it. More than one million dollars worth of original oils and bronze statuary are on display throughout. There is so much to see in the hotel that an illustrated guide is available to guests and visitors.Free self-parking, an unusual feature for a mid-town location is available to all guests at The Wort Hotel. But once there, a car is not generally needed. The hotel is only one short block from Jackson Holes Town Square Park with its four massive elk antler arches which are probably the most photographed place in town. No animals were harmed for this impressive display though since elk shed their antlers every year. Approximately 50 restaurants and 30 galleries are within four blocks of the Town Square making shopping and dining by foot a breeze. For a real touristy experience you might want to take a ride from Town Square Park in an authentic horse drawn stage coach. Before leaving The Wort Hotel to sample the pleasures of Jackson, take stock of what the hotel has to offer guests and visitors. The famous Silver Dollar Bar & Grill gets its name from 2,032 uncirculated 1921 Morgan Silver Dollars inlaid into the top of the bar. No, you cant get them out. In 1980 the hotel suffered a major fire and the bar top was stored in a bank vault until rebuilding was completed a year later. The Wort Hotels bar offers a reasonably priced food menu but for a little more elegant Western fare, yet still informal dining, leave the bar and visit the Silver Dollar Grill for special Western fare. If the weather cooperates, there is also an outdoor caf. Jackson nightlife is alive and well any night of the week, year round, for summer tourists, winter skiers and every seasonal visitor in between. The Wort Hotels Silver Dollar Bar, featuring unique murals and bronzes, offers some of the best live entertainment in Jackson Hole and its free. Bluegrass Tuesdays is particularly popular and enjoyed by locals, visitors, cowboys, and anyone who likes to have fun. Bring your partner for listening and dancing to the foot stomping music. There are many subtle things that separate a good and great hotel. For The Wort Hotel, its the staff that makes this a great hotel. The proof is that 25 percent of its guests are repeat visitors. For generations, The Wort Hotel has been the standard of excellence in Jackson Hole. As the locals say, Meet me at The Wort. Hope to see you there on my next visit. If you are heading north from Jackson Hole on the way to Yellowstone National Park, a highly recommended stop only 2.5 miles north of town is the National Museum of Wildlife of Art, a world class exhibition of oils and bronzes. The museum sits across the road from the National Elk Refuge hinting at some of the most beautiful wilderness area in the United States just up the road.See the U.S.A. Jackson Hole, WyomingContinued from page 6B%  The Worts grand staircase going down.Watch for the annual WELCOME BACK issue November 8 inTHE OBSERVER NEWS.

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FARMERS MKT200 MERCHANDISE300 ANNOUNCEMENTS100NOVEMBER 1, 2012 THE SHOPPER 310 GARAGE/Y ARD 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 4pm100 Announcements 200 Farmers Mkt 300 Merchandise 400 Marine 450 Transportation 500 Real Estate 550 Manuf. Housing 600 Rentals 650 Prof. Services 700 Services 800 EmploymentTHE SHOPPER CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGThe Observer News, The SCC Observer and The Riverview Current M & M Printing Co., Inc weekly publisher of the 210 Woodland Estates A ve., SW Ruskin, Florida 33570 310 GARAGE/Y ARD SALE 310 GARAGE /Y ARD SALE 105 PERSONALSincere, caring gentlemen, looking for lady for companionship. Lives in Kings Point, Sun City Center. 50+ Call Rick 813-260-3333 Quality Furniture at Aordable Prices HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 10-6 Closed Weekends SOMETHING FOR EVERY ROOM INSIDE AND ALL AREAS OUTSIDE We are worth the drive from anywhere! 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Multi family 8am-3pm.Huge Garage Sale Friday & Saturday, Nov.2 & 3, 9am-? Contents of house. Generator, ladder, sewing machine, sofa & love seat, table w/ 6 chairs. 739 Torrey Pine Ave., SCC Used peoples stuff. Never ending yard sale. Open most everyday except when closed. 705 10th St., SW, Ruskin. RV space for rent. A ntique clocks/ parts, Mexican coins, tools, Mexican pottery, decorative items, crafts, much more. 1713 A trium D r., S CC. F riday & S aturday, N ov. 2 & 3, 8am-1pm. Cash only. Riverview. Huge yard sale. Something for everyone. Priced to go. Make offers. Saturday, Nov. 3, 8am-? 10245 Allenwood Dr. Cristina $150 each. Bridal gowns, Quince, Prom, all new, other misc items. 11/3 S aturday, 9am-noon. 10205 A shley Oaks D r., Riverview Down sizing & moving. F urniture, antiques, household items, toys, tools, designer clothes. 8am-1pm. F riday & Saturday, 1238 W. Del Webb, SCC. Ruskin United Methodis t ChurchTHRIFT HOUSESPECIALS EVERY WEEK Open Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m. 2 p.m 1 09 W. Shell Po int Ro Ru skin 746 Flamingo Dr. Apollo Beach. Some items for sale. N ew living room furniture, loads of kids clothes, toys, electronics, washer, dyer, Pokemon cards & other collectibles. F riday 9am-?, S aturday 8am-? Laureate Zeta Kappa/ Beta Sigma Phi annual garage sale. 8am-2pm. Friday N ov. 2 & 8am-noon S aturday N ov. 3. S CC 1601 F lamingo Dr., T ools, clothes, holiday decorations, kitchen items, more. Proceeds donated to area charities. Phone 813-634-9774Garage Sale Cash For Gold Private Cars For Sale All at one stop. Something for every one. Morgans Red Barn, 2112 US41 South. Corner of US41 & 8th St. SW. Ruskin. Gold will be paid for with cash, on the spot. Saturday & Sunday, 9am4pm. Wicker shelves, generator, tools, rug shampooer, N ascar, knickknacks & much more, Saturday 11/3, 8am-2pm. 1005 Silver Spurs Circle, Sundance A nnual N eighborhood garage sale. S ago Palm Way (west side) A pollo Beach. S aturday, N ov. 3, 8am-2pm. Household, furniture, clothes, linens, more. G arage sale. N ov. 2 & 3, 8am-2pm. 6415 Lake Sunrise Dr., Apollo Beach. Misc. jacks, boat anchor & house generator. Neighborhood yard sale. Fox Hills & Sahara, SCC. Great stuff, plus patio furniture, side by side refrigerator, motorized wheel chair. Thursday & Friday, Nov. 1 & 2, 8am-1pm312 ESTATE SALESEstate Sale Wanda says dont miss this one. St Andrews Estates. 316 Nov. 2 & 3. 8am-1pm. Follow Signs Furniture, glassware, art work, Na tive American pottery, linens. tons of jewelry, patio furniture, tools, holiday items, & much much more. Cell: 382-7536 DENNEYS ESTATE SALES(813) 477-1793www.denneysestatesales.com The Price is Right!Se Habla Espaol Annes Estate Sales November 2 & ) PARK ON SIDE OF SALE ONLYEZ Go Golf Cart. Furniture: Drexel cherry DR suite, sofa, sofa sleeper & loveseats, Queen BR suite, brass full bed, computer desk w/ chr., bookcases, dresser w/ mirror, rollaway bed, recliners, dinette table w/ chrs., enter. center, corner TV stand, desk w/ ch., occ. chairs (pr.), TVs, vacuum cleaner, bar stools. Collectables: Flow Blue, Hummels. Monkey pod bowls, brass figurine, beer steins, cut & pressed glass, wood carvings, Swarovskies, Royal Albert, Lionel trains, purses. Misc.: Detector scales, lots of tools, cleaning supplies, PVC shelving, alum. ladder, sm. freezer, artificial plants; household & kitchen items. www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.com Reminder: T urn your clocks back 1hr on Saturday night Have a nice day 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING Why drive 20 miles for your printing? We are the localsource for business cards, letterhead, invoices, posters, tickets, etc..... Community-Wide!Satur Pleasant Living Mobile Home Park on 301 in Riverview, 1/4 mile south of Gibsonton Dr. Breakfast & Lunch available for purchase. Baked items! Lots of great stuff! BEVERLYs ESTATE SALESSun City CenterNovember 2 & 37:30 a.m.-1 p.m.1512 Heron Drive(S. Pebble Beach to Heron)Gas golf cart, Baldwin grandfather clock, Harrington player piano, Hummels, Wild Turkey decanters, treadmill, exercise bike, wheel chair lift, Christmas misc. & female golf clothes. Broyhill queen suite, with lift bed, twin beds, Oriental dining table, 6 chairs, hard-rock maple drop-leaf table, Henredon end tables, 2 matching chairs w/ ottomans, Oriental 6-panel screen, all size custom area rugs, Clayton Marcus loveseat, ofce furniture, rattan table & chairs, china, lamps, linens, kitchen, silks & perfume bottles.508-0307 or 633-1173 Thrift Store813-641-7790Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church 9 a.m. Noon Oct. 31, Nov. 2 & 3Mens SaleBuy 1 shirt, get 2 free! TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD CallBeverlyat 645-3111 ext. 201 or email: Beverly@observernews.netup to 20 words $1730 each additional word. Bold line $3Classified ads must be paid in advance. Deadline: Monday 4 p.m. for Thursday paper

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THE SHOPPER RENTALS M.H. HOUSING TRANSPORTATION REAL ESTATE MARINE Household items: New & used, tan couch, dark brown desk, Sylvania 32 TV w/ stand, tan Collins wing back chair, twin bed, 4 drawer chest, white love couch, small dark brown desk, dark brown bookcase, Victorian red satin couch. Call for appointment 813260-3333 Washer & dryer, approx. 2yrs old. Runs Golf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Head & tail lights, new rain enclosure, new batteries, in like new condition. 6348 South Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & Storage.com Little Manatee Outdoor Storage. RVs, 108,000 miles, One owner, 6 passenger. Reconditioned mobile homes from 8K to 6644 US 301 S. Riverview. Large one bedroom mobile home, nice dryer, (2) large attached enclosed rooms, carport, close to clubhouse & 6123 utilities included. No pets. 813-8636123 4br/2ba Apollo Beach home, large priOne bedroom plus loft. 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