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www.ObserverNews.netJune 20, 2013 Volume 57 Number 22THE OBSERVER NEWSPAGE 13: More than 80 cats need homes after being rescued from a home in Riverview. PAGE 2: The Gone Too Soon display at Hard Rock Hotel documents history of lost artists. PAGE 3: Medical students hit jackpot of community support. LOOK INSIDE FOR: Classified Ads PAGES 20-23PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOStephen Pagano goes over some of the things he chooses to eat while losing 400 of his 600 (starting) pounds with Weight Watchers leaders Janet Wright, left, and Michelle Broedur. After 236 pound loss, speaker says he doesnt intend to quitBY PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netAt 25, Stephen Pagano is looking forward to doing a lot of things hes never done before. In fact, hes already started. I dropped out of high school at 16, Pagano said. But I got my GED (general education diploma) this year and Ive already started taking business courses at HCC (Hillsborough Community College). After leaving Brandon High School, Pagano held a job but said eventually it became hard for him to work. Then it became almost impossible for him to walk at all. At his top weight, he was almost 602 pounds. I never took my weight really seriously before, he said June 1 before giving an inspirational talk at Weight Watchers Riverview on Big Bend Road. But when I couldnt get around, I knew I had to do something. So he got very serious about losing. I always had my Smartphone with me so I started online, he explained. He enrolled in the Weight Watchers program and 16 months later, he had lost 236.4 pounds. I had been using electric chairs, he said. But Fast FactsData from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey n 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight.n 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese.n 1 in 20 adults are considered to have extreme obesity.n About one-third of children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered overweight or obese. Obesity is common, serious and costlyn Related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. Continued on page 7u Deal with Amazon could bring 1,000 jobs to RuskinMItchTCH TrRAphPHAGenEN PhotoHOTOThe worlds largest online retailer, Amazon.com, could be bringing a one million square-foot distribution center and 1,000 jobs to Ruskin, perhaps as early as next year. The possible site would be the South Shore Corporate Park, near I-75, State Road 674 and Hillsborough Community College.But deal would also mean Floridians would pay sales tax on purchases from the worlds largest Internet retailerBy %  MItchTCH TrRAphPHAgenGEN mitch@observernews.net RUSKIN Just over a month ago, Floridas welcome for the worlds largest online retailer appeared to have been pulled out, but things have since changed. Last week, Governor Rick Scott announced a deal with Amazon. com to bring 3,000 jobs to Florida, including 1,000 jobs that could potentially come to Ruskin, beginning as early as next year. In May, it was said that a deal with Amazon could result in an indirect tax increase for Floridians. According to state law, any entity that operates in the state must charge sales tax to state residents. Since Amazon, and many other online retailers opened their virtual doors in the mid and late 1990s, Floridians and residents of other states have effectively enjoyed a six to seven percent discount, as non-Florida entities were not required to collect the sales tax. But technically, the argument over sales taxes is specious. Although out of state retailers are not required to collect tax, Floridians are supposed to selfreport and pay the sales taxes nonetheless. It seems, however, that few people actually do that and there is no enforcement from the state to do so. But now, a month later, the welcome mat is back out with a flourish and both Governor Scott and Amazon have announced a deal that could mean a $300 million dollar investment in the state, along with thousands of jobs. And a one million square-foot distribution center could possibly be built near the Southshore Corporate Park in Ruskin, just off I-75 and State Road 674. According to both the Tampa Bay Times and the Tampa Tribune, up to 375 of the one thousand jobs expected to be Continued on page 9u Campers green up AApollo BeachYoung people at YMCA Camp Cristina in Riverview helped the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission cross a significant milestone last week in Apollo Beach. The young campers were involved in the planting of more than one million plugs of marsh grass for habitat restoration. Read more on page 11.MItchTCH TrRAphPHAGenEN PhotoHOTO

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JUNE 20, 2013 3 penny@observernews.netNatalia Diaz and Sherrell Bennett of South Bay Hospital gathered hospital scrubs, lab coats and patient gowns. Mike Langjahr from Sun City Center Funeral Home donated around 1,000 pairs of non-latex surgical gloves. It was all part of a project of the Educational Partnership Committee of the SouthShore Chamber of Commerces effort to enlist businesses to help area students. Earlier in the spring the committee hosted a Meet and Greet for teachers and school staff and had them submit wish lists of things businesses could help them with that would further students education. We got so many requests were going to spend quite a bit of time this summer prioritizing and categorizing them, said Committee Chairwoman Carrie Elwell, of Kids R Kids SouthShore in Gibsonton. As a result of the project, a load of medical supplies was delivered May 31 to the EMT and Certified Nursing programs at the South County Career Center by Bennett, her intern Jenna Ksaibati, and Charlotte Clark of American Momentum Bank of Apollo Beach and Sun City Center. Charlotte took this project and ran with it, said Elwell. She did the lions share of the work. Melissa Sawyer, assistant principal at the career center said the items would make a huge difference to students. Items still needed are all different sizes and strengths of medical tape, a scale like the kind used in medical offices, stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs, and empty oxygen tanks. When the bank did its drive, many of our customers brought in supplies and hospital gowns, said Clark. Almost 50 pairs of scrubs and lab coats were donated by the hospital, and about 1,000 pairs of non-latex gloves by Langjahr. We donated two cases, he said. Thats about 1,000 pairs. They had to be non-latex in case someone had a latex allergy. Langjahr said he was happy to participate. We believe in doing whatever we can to supply educators with whatever they need to help the students reach their goals so they can become productive members of society, he added. Anyone who wants to donate medical supplies is still welcome to call Diaz at (813) 634-0496. Now that the committee has raised community awareness about the need for medical supplies for these classes, it is busy working on its next two projects: the gathering of school supplies and backpacks for students who will need them to return to school in August and a Back to School Health Fair to be held before school starts back up. We hope to get doctors and others in the medical profession to help us pro bono, Clark said. Businesses and individuals can help educators in many ways. People who want to find out about the educational business project, or just learn more about the committee may call the South Shore Chamber of Commerce at (813) 645-1366.Businesses helping students benefits whole communityPENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSAbove, a committee that gets local businesses to help area schools gathered medical sup plies and delivered them May 31 to students in the EMT and Certified Nursing programs at the South County Career Center. Most needed were the 40-to-50 sets of scrubs and lab coats because just like in the world of work, students are not permitted in class unless theyre dressed for the job. At right, Charlotte Clark (left) and Sherrell Bennett are shown some of the projects done by students by future EMT Jef fery Kirby after they delivered donated medical supplies to his class. (1 mile west of I-75 Exit 240-B)813-645-8660www.doveinteriorscarpetone.com www.doveinteriorshdwfg.com Natural Travertine Stone$371s.f.InvincibleHardwood50 year warranty. Best performance guarantee$335s.f.12x12 Ceramic TileBeige, great price!39s.f.WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!18x18 Porcelain Tile Designer quality99s.f.WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!Shutter SALEBeautiful and affordable. Compare quality.Starting at$1895s.f. InstalledHunter Douglas Silhouette for that glow with warm, luminous light.$100 Rebatewith PowerRiseEarthscapesFIBER FLOORWarm and comfortable underfoot. living. Starting at $242s.f. Hunter DouglasLuminette allows you to control light in many ways.$100 Rebatewith PowerGlide THE 2010 THE 2011 THE 2012 0% Interestfor 12 months! Reg.$4.10 s.f. Reg.$4.96 s.f. Reg.$3.63 s.f. Reg.$21.95 s.f. SAVE 1/2 OFFon basic installation of all Karastan Carpets

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4 JUNE 20, 2013 210 Woodland Estates S.W. Ruskin, FL 33570813-645-3111Fax: 813-645-4118www.ObserverNews.netPublished Every Thursday by M&M Printing Co., Inc. 645-4048EDITORIAL:Brenda Knowles ............ Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen ................. Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Penny Fletcher .......... Contributing Writer penny@observernews.net Kevin Brady .............. Contributing Writer kevin@observernews.net Warren Resen ..................... Travel Writer w630@aol.comAll 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 ......... beverly@observernews.netPRODUCTION:Chere Simmons ........... Creative Director chere@observernews.net Carol MacAlister ... Graphic Arts / Layout carol@observernews.net Jason Martin ......... Graphic Arts / Layout jason@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 By William Hodges What kind of a boxer are you? No, I am not talking about kick boxers or shadow boxers, but rather intellectual boxers. We are all intellectual boxers of some sort. That may lead you to believe I am talking about having a battle of wits, but thats not the case. I am referring to how you think. In that regard, there are several types of thinkers: In the Box, Out of the Box, Other Box and No Box. Each attempts to solve a problem in a different manner. The In the Box thinkers are committed to using traditional thinking on any problem they face. They rely heavily on past experience and conventional wisdom that fit societys need for order. For example, a friend of mine who is in this group was hanging some pictures on her wall and was stymied when she could not find her hammer. I pointed out that she had a perfectly good set of pliers sitting there and they would surely pound in the small nail. She responded to my suggestion with a look of horror and exclaimed, Nobody pounds in nails with pliers. Her box did not allow for nontraditional thinking. The Out of the Box thinker is just the opposite. Since I happen to be one of those, I know firsthand how we think. We tend to be very creative and sometimes carry creativity too far. I just love to put bits and pieces together to make something serve a purpose for which it was never intended. I love it so much that I sometimes overlook the obvious tools around me. Even if my friend had a hammer, I would probably have still handed her the pliers. Our box requires that we be creative, even when it is not necessary. The Other Boxers are people who have few thoughts of their own. They play a constant game of follow the leader. If you ask them for an idea, they will look to someone elses life experience for the answer or seek advice. These people are extremely cautious and rarely get into any trouble because they will seek counsel at every turn of the road. On the other hand, you cannot expect any creative thinking from them. The Other Boxers find themselves in trouble when they are left to their own devices. The No Box thinkers are the ones that I admire the most. These are people who can combine the best of all worlds; they have a good grasp on the traditional, can see possibilities, and are not embarrassed to look to the rest of the world for opinions. They will use the hammer when it is available and be bright enough to use the pliers when the hammer is not at hand. They may even ask around for other alternatives. These people are pragmatic and realize the method is only the way to get the job donenot the reason for the job. If you want to be a No Box thinker, try to do the following when confronted with a problem. First, look to your past knowledge of this problem. How have you solved it in the past? Next, ask yourself if that solution was a good one with long-lasting results, and if you still have the ability to apply that solution to your current problem. If there is an obstacle to its application, try to think of other ways to solve the problem Positive Talk: What kind of boxer are you?Cool Summer fun for kids and adults at Manatee Ag MuseumThis summer, bring your children down to the Manatee County Agricultural Museum, 1015 6th St. West, Palmetto, to explore our Junior Ag Spots. While visiting, kids can play John Deere American Farmer on the computer, put together a large farm floor puzzle, solve flower riddles, identify seeds, play a citrus matching game, watch a movie about citrus farming or discover Ten Things Kids Want to Know About Farming. And when youre through having fun at the Ag Museum, you can discover all the Pint-Size Pioneer Spots in the buildings in the adjoining Palmetto Historical Park. Looking for something cool to do yourself during the dog days of summer? Pop into the museum one Friday morning at 10:30 to watch The History of Agriculture in Manatee County. Theres always something new to see in the museum as well. For hours of operation and more information, call 941-721-2034. that might make the solution more palatable or permanent. Now talk about your solutions with those around you. They may have other ideas from which you can draw to better solve your problem. The next time you are in the ring with a problem that is plaguing you, stop for a moment and make a conscious choice as to what kind of boxeryou want to be. Then go out and fight the good fight.Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interviewformat 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 : 824-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.com Dog Fun Show and Fundraiser is June 22A Dog Fun Show is set to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, June 22, at Mikes Smokehouse, 7117 Hwy. 301 N. in Tampa. Expect a day of fun with your dog. There will be a dog costume contest, Doggie Treasure Hunt, Paw Paintings, raffle prizes and much more. All proceeds will benefit Pibbles to the Rescue, a local dog rescue that provides medical help and rehabilitation for dogs in need. For more information, email donna4pitbullnation@yahoo.com.The Current

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JUNE 20, 2013 OBSERVER NEWS U 5 A Peaceful Harbor Day Spa and Salon, located at 1312 Apollo Beach Blvd. in Apollo Beach has announced the addition of new staff member: licensed massage therapist Debi Sanguedolce. A massage therapist for over 30 years, Debi has continued her education throughout her career. She offers a variety of deep tissue and relaxation massage techniques and practices reflexology, She joins owner and esthetician Kathie McPhee and her existing staff: hairstylists and cosmetologists Patti Greene, Edwin Martinez, Mary Tanner and Christie Rasmussen; nail technician Tonya Beatty; and esthetician Kelli Greik Greene. In addition to massage, A Peaceful Harbor offers complete skin care, permanent makeup, waxing, teeth whitening, spa pedicures and manicures, as well as a full range of haircuts and expert color. For a complete list of services, visit www.apeacefulharbordayspaandsalon.com. A Peaceful Harbor is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To make an appointment or purchase a gift certificate, call 813-645-3303. Debi Sanguedolce Peaceful Harbor Spa adds massage therapist to staff Congratulations to Gibsonton Elementary’s Terrific Kids for May The following students showed others how to be Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Responsible, Respectful, Inclusive, Focused, Inquisitive, and Confident: Christopher Feliciano Sergio Merida, Steven Binyard, Kazim Moore, Jersey Payne, Idalia Martinez, Briana Rodriguez, Helen Daisy Sandoval, Jacqueline Capilla-Alvarado, Josh Pesina, Samanth Macia-Cockran, Madison Campbell, Ernesto Hernandez, Malykai Riffas Johnson, Emy Cantum, Lindsey DeWolf, Haileigh Ioakim, Fernando Ocampo, Neko Rodriguez, Alicia Jackson, Selena Martinez, Jazmin Sneed, Reese Phelps, Jannette Ortiz, Ana Chavez, Emmanuel Ortiz, Larissa Deleon, Jeisi Gonzalez, and Adrian Suastegui. Rudy Rosa to play at next Moonglow Dance June 27 Moonglow Ballroom Dance Club will feature the live music of Rudy Rosa for the first time at their monthly dance on Thursday, June 27 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. in Sun City Center. Rudy has recently played at Freedom Plaza, Sun Towers, and the Elks Club in Ruskin, and was a regular attraction at the Sun City Center Inn for three years in the 1980’s. He has played a concert at Carnegie Hall and has toured the country professionally from California to New York. Even those no longer physically able to dance, are welcome to come listen to the unique talent of Rudy Rosa. The attire at Moonglow Dances is dressy casual. Members are free; guests pay $5 per person at the door. Singles table(s) are always available. BYOB and snacks; the club will provide ice, water and paper products. Moonglow schedules its dances on a monthly basis year round, always with live music for dancing or listening pleasure. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 813633-1297 or 813-642-8845. If you would like to receive Moonglow information by email, contact gail3357@gmail.com. On June 11, the Rotary Club of Sun City Center inducted officers and board members for its 20132014 year. President for the coming year is Peggy Gleason of Hillsborough Community College, South Shore Campus. Her support officers are President-Elect Steve Overton, with Raymond James; Vice President Jim Everett, Ruskin; Secretary/Trea surer Marilyn Everett, Ruskin; Sergeant at Arms and Youth Services Chair George Cardillo, from Apollo Beach; Membership Chair Georgana Collins with Hanson Services; Vocational Chair Sally Nichols with Freedom Plaza; International Chair Rod Grant of Sun City Center; Club Service Chair Syd Ashbridge, of Sun City Center; and Community Service Chair Phil Aronson of Apollo Beach. Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace throughout the world. In more than 200 countries and geographical regions, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 33,000 Rotary clubs. West Central Florida is home to more than 2,000 Rotarians in 46 clubs throughout Hillsborough, Highlands, Hardee and Polk Counties. The Rotary motto is, “Service Above Self.” Rotary Clubs in District 6890 perform hundreds of local projects, with thousands of community service hours. Collectively, our District also supports projects including: Rotary’s Camp Florida, enabling an accessible camp experience for special needs children; Seminar For Tomorrow’s Leaders (S4TL), offering leadership development for high school seniors; Dictionary Distribution contributing dictionaries to area 5th grade students; Project C.U.R.E., collecting used and discarded medical equipment for distribution in developing nations; and Gift of Life, providing life-saving surgery at no charge to children in need from around the globe. For more information about Rotary go to www.rotary.org or for District 6890 in Florida, go to www.rotary6890.org. New officers named for Rotary Club of SCC SouthShore Regional Library Kids program/event highlights £xn£\011i…-…ˆi`>],'ŽˆUn£‡"‡x" Libraryopoly Thursday, June 20 at 4 p.m. For teens entering grades 6-12 ~ Roll the dice in an attempt to become the wealthiest player traveling down Drama Drive on this life-sized game board. Buy books and library services without landing in Library jail or having to pay any late fines. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Teen Advisory Board Meeting Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. For teens in grades 6-12 ~ Join the Teen Advisory Board to get involved with the library’s teen programs or earn community service hours for graduation, scholarships and more. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Dig Into eReading! Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ Grime! Mud! Muck! Bring your iPad or Kindle Fire and investigate the world of dirt through eBooks. No tablet, no worries! There will be 12 iPads available for families and participants to share in this entertaining program that explores summer eReading with myON books, games, and activities. Limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Pee Wee Artists: Let’s Create! Monday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. Pee Wee Artists, 3-6 years, with caregiver, will join Art Instructor, Tim Gibbons, and create an art project to take home. Limit 15. Registration required at either the Information Desk or by calling 813-2733652. Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center.. Creative Artists: Let’s Create! Monday, June 24 at 11:30 a.m. Creative Artists, 7-10 years, will join Art Instructor, Tim Gibbons, 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. Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center. Baby Time Monday, June 24 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at 10:05 a.m. For children ages 0-20 months and their caregivers ~ Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. Toddler Time Tuesday, June 25 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at 10:35 a.m. For children ages 20-36 months and their caregivers ~ Stories, fingerplays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. Story Time Tuesday, June 25 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at 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. Pirate Tales! Tuesday, June 25 at 1 p.m. & 2:15 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ In this program, puppets invite participants to dig for pirate treasure! Audiences will discover what treasure lies at the spot marked X and be inspired to dig into books about pirates. Presented by Katie Adams of Make Believe Theater. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Jobs We Dig Wednesday, June 26 at 2 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ What do scientists’, garbage collectors’, and underwear salesmen’s jobs have in common? They can all be very dirty! Learn more about these gross and gruesome professions with activities, books, crafts and games. Bored Games Thursday, June 27 at 4 p.m. For teens entering grades 6-12 ~ Feel the need to compete? Bring friends and unplug with classic board games like Sorry and Cranium, and new games like Worst Case Scenario. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Teen Game Zone Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. Teen gamers come join us as we plug our Xbox 360, Wii and Playstation into our large projector screens for two hours of gaming. Family Story Time Thursday, June 27 at 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. If you would be interested in becoming a Member of the Friends of the Library, call Jim Duffy at 813-634-1396, www.southshorefriends.com. Business slow? Advertise in The Observer We cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 48,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. For more information visit us on the web at www.ObserverNews.net & Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc. SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING

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Scam Watching Spotting a scam or a con artist is not always easy to do. They range from shady financial advisers to slick-talking telemarketers to professional caregivers and relatives who steal from the very people theyre supposed to be looking after. The most common scams targeting seniors today come in the form of free-lunch seminars selling dubious financial products, tricky/ high-pressure telemarketing calls, and endless junk mail peddling free vacation packages, sweepstakes, phony charity fundraisers and more. And, of course, theres the ongoing problem of identity theft, Medicare fraud, door-to-door scams, credit card theft, and Internet and email scams. The best way to spot a scam is to help your mom manage her finances, or at least monitor her accounts. Reviewing her financial statements each month can alert you to questionable checks, credit card charges or large withdrawals. If, however, she doesnt want you looking at her financial records, there are other clues. For example: Is she getting a lot of junk mail for contests, free trips, and sweepstakes? Is she receiving calls from strangers offering awards or moneymaking deals? Also notice if her spending habits have changed, if she has complained about being short of money lately, or has suddenly become secretive or defensive about her finances. All these may be signs of trouble. Protect Your Parent The most effective way to help protect your mom is to alert her to the different kind of scams out there. The easiest way to do this is by visiting the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force website (stopfraud. gov click on Protect Yourself), where you can get a rundown on the different types of scams making the rounds these days. The Better Business Bureau Scam Stopper site at bbb.org/scam-stopper is another good resource. If your mom doesnt have access to a computer, print out the materials yourself and use them to start a conversation. Its also a good idea to keep close tabs on your moms social circle. Has she acquired any questionable new friends lately, or is she seeing anyone whos giving her advice, financial or otherwise? Some other tips to protect her include reminding her to never give out her Social Security number or financial information unless she initiated the contact and knows the institution. Also, see if your mom would be willing to let you sort her mail before she opens it so you can weed out the junk. To reduce the junk mail and/or email she gets, use the Direct Marketing Association consumer opt-out service at dmachoice.org. And to stop credit card and insur ance offers, use the Consumer Credit Reporting Industry opt-out service at optoutprescreen.com or call 888567-8688 they will ask for your moms Social Security number and date of birth. Also, register your moms home and cell phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry (donotcall.gov, 888-382-1222) to reduce telemarketers. And help her get a free copy of her credit report at annualcreditreport.com to make sure she isnt a victim of identity theft. Report It If you suspect your mom has gotten scammed report it to your state securities regulators office (see nasaa.org for contact information), or your states Adult Protective Ser vices agency (call 800-677-1116 for contact information) that investigates reports of elderly financial abuse. 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.How to Spot and Prevent Senior Financial Fraud THE SAVVY SENIORBy Jim Miller Residential emergency electric bill payment assistance is now availableHillsborough Countys Family and Aging Services Department is accepting applications for its federally-funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP assists low-income residents with payments on their delinquent electric bills. Low-income households may qualify if they meet the following criteria: eral Poverty Guidelines Applicants will need to bring the following information with them: proof can be a pay check stub, employer letter, public assistance check, Supplementary Security Income check, unemployment check, or a pension check stub with current address, a letter from your landlord or mortgage company, voters registration card, etc. Locally, residents can apply at the SouthShore Community Resource Center, 201 14th Ave. SE in Ruskin, 813-671-7647. An appointment is necessary. For more information, call 813-272-6770. The next event scheduled by the Friends of Tampa Recreation is Scream on the Green, billed as midnight movie mayhem in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa. Friday, June 21, will be a showing of Kubricks The Shining. 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8 OBSERVER NEWS JUNE 20, 2013 List 10 words that rhyme with seed. 1. _____________ 2. ______________ 3. _____________ 4. ______________ 5. _____________ 6. ______________ 7. _____________ 8. ______________ 9. _____________ 10. _____________What Rhymes withSome answers: bead, breed, creed, deed, feed, heed, lead, need, reed, steedHave you ever seen a stalk of cotton? There are many seeds in cotton fibers, and until Eli Whitney came along, workers had to remove those seeds by hand, which took many hours. Whitney invented the cotton gin to remove the seeds from cotton fibers in the late 1790s. Although the machine was a success, it did not make Whitney rich. Many farmers did not want to pay Whitney to separate their cotton and made cotton gins of their own. Whitney invented many other things, including a way to make muskets by machine. It was his work in manufacturing where he made most of his money. Fiber from Seed Answers: 1) Combine, 2) Tractor, 3) Seed Drill, 4) Plow, 5) Baler, 6) Grain Auger, 7) DiscFarmers rely on a lot of equipment to grow their crops. Fill in the blanks to name some of the equipment found on a farm.Name That Equipment 1 C __ M B __ N E2 T R A __ __ O R3 S __ __ D D R __ L L4 P __ O W5 B A __ E R6 G R __ __ N A U __ E R7 D I __ C Q: Whats the easiest way to count cattle?A: With a cowculator!Jokes and RiddlesQ: What do you give a sick pig?A: Oinkment. COLORING PICTURE1) A male cow is called a bull. Fact or Fiction? 2) A young cow is called a cub. Fact or Fiction? 3) A male chicken is called a rooster. Fact or Fiction? 4) A female chicken is called a hen and her young are called chicks. Fact or Fiction? 5) Young dogs are called colts. Fact or Fiction? 6) Young ducks are called goslings. Fact or Fiction? 7) Male hogs are called boars and female hogs are called sows. Fact or Fiction? 8) Young horses are called foals. Fact or Fiction? 9) A young male horse may also be called a colt and a young female horse may be called a filly. Fact or Fiction? 10) Young rabbits may be called bunnies or kittens. Fact or Fiction?Fact or Fiction?Farms are home to many animals, some of which go by other names. A male cat, for example, can also be called a tomcat, a female cat a queen and a young cat a kitten. Here are some questions about animal names. How many can you answer correctly?Answers: 1) Fact, 2) Fiction, a young cow is called a calf, 3) Fact, 4) Fact, 5) Fiction, young dogs are called puppies and young donkeys are called colts, 6) Fiction, young ducks are called ducklings and young geese are called goslings, 7) Fact, 8) Fact, 9) Fact, 10) Fact Animal Name Challenge

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We propose to create more than 3,000 new jobs and over $300 million in investment in Florida, while we work toward enactment of the federal Marketplace Fairness Act, which will protect states rights to make their own revenue policy choices. I hope its likely that they will come to Hillsborough, said Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra Murman. Its a great location, right next to Hillsborough Community College and a great high school, right in that same area. For local brick and mortar retailers, the sales tax issue has been a thorn in their side since the beginning of Internet commerce. The Florida Retail Federation has long pushed for laws requiring the collection of sales tax on Internet purchases, to help the playing field for local businesses. For years, Internet retailers argued that collecting and submitting sales taxes in a myriad of states and local tax districts would be far too burdensome, if not impossible. But just as technology has made it possible to buy nearly anything through a computer, it has also made tax collection and the payment of collected tax easier. Legislation is currently working through Congress, the previously mentioned Marketplace Fairness Act, that will likely end in some form of sales tax collection on most Internet purchases. The result is that if Amazon comes to Florida and begins to collect sales tax on purchases as early as next year, consumers are not likely to lose something that will already, or will soon be, lost anyway. For some retailers, despite a more level playing field with the collection of sales taxes, they could also see increased competition as Amazon has shown a desire to move into same day delivery of merchandise, MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOThere are so many residents that live here [in South County] and they have to drive somewhere else to go to work. We are really trying to make our whole community economically attractive to employers. Commissioner Murman Amazon could bring jobs to areau The possible site for the Amazon.com distribution center would be the South Shore Corporate Park, near I-75, State Road 674 and Hillsborough Community College.including everything from books and clothing to groceries. Having large, local facilities in major metropolitan areas such as Tampa will help to make that possible. When contacted for comment about possible future competition from Amazon, Brian West of Publix replied that the online retailers deal with the state is not a Publix specific issue. As part of the deal, both the county and state will provide incentives in the form of property tax relief and, to a lesser degree, in the employment rolls for a set number of years. The incentive program is really geared towards luring people in, Commissioner Murman said. In Hillsborough, we do have an accountability system built in. We can be sure that our tax dollars are actually being used as promised. From the countys standpoint, an Amazon facility in Hillsborough is an enormous win. Even with an unemployment rate in excess of seven percent, 1,000 jobs will have a large regional impact, not only for those seeking work but also through a broad ripple effect. Everything from housing to infrastructure in education and transportation could see changes that would otherwise not be possible in the foreseeable future. We are developing worker training programs where we can build training programs for specific employers, Commissioner Murman said. If we have a gap in the skilled workers that they need, then well get to work training workers to be able to fill those jobs. This week, the Board of County Commissioners will discuss granting employment incentives for the deal. Next month the board will decide on property tax breaks for the potential Ruskin location. We are in competition with a few other places but there seems to be more serious negotiations for Hillsborough, Commissioner Murman said. This is a great opportunity to get things started and really develop the community and the commercial marketplace. There are so many residents that live here [in South County] and they have to drive somewhere else to go to work. We are really trying to make our whole community economically attractive to employers. Im just thrilled that this could be happening here. Crazy for Patsy Cline show June 29Barbara Van Eycken brings the songs of Patsy Cline to life in a tribute to the pioneering queen of country music as the P.A.C. Lite Summer Variety Series continues at the Rollins Theater. If you like the music of the legendary Patsy Cline, then the Rollins Theater in Sun City Center is the place to be on Saturday, June 29 at 2:30 or 7 p.m. Barbara Van Eycken will present her tribute to the queen of country music as the P.A.C. Lite Summer Variety Series continues at the Rollins Theater in Sun City Center. The public is invited to attend all shows at the Rollins. Over 50 years after the death of legendary Patsy Cline, this musical tribute is an ode to the brash, pioneering queen of country music, one of the greatest innovators of the crossover from country to pop music. The show documents the singers earlier years from obscure honky tonk to country western super stardom to her untimely death at age 30. Tickets for Barbara Van Eyckens Patsy Cline Tribute Show are $10 and are available at the SCC Atrium Kiosk, open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. ~ noon. Tickets may also be ordered with credit card by calling 813-220-7913. The Rollins Theater is located at 970 Cherry Hills Drive, Sun City Center. For further information, directions to the theater and details on all shows in the series visit the P.A.C. website at www.PerformingArtsCompany-SCC.org.

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In part two, you will learn the keys on the computer keyboard. This is a beginner level class. Registration in person required when Library opens at 12 p.m. Book Discussion: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein Thursday, June 20 at 2 p.m. Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosophers soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three-year custody battle between daughter, Zoes maternal grandparents, and her father Denny, a race car driver. Planting a Vegetable Garden: Get Prepared! Friday, June 21 at 4:30 p.m. Join local naturalist Diana Kyle as she presents an entertaining and educational program on how and when to grow vegetables at home. This program is part of the Viva Florida 500 celebration, a statewide initiative led by the Florida Department of State to highlight the 500 years of historic people, places and events in Florida since the arrival of Juan Ponce de Len in 1513. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Adult Writing Group Monday, June 24 at 1 p.m. Connect with local writers to discuss all aspects of the writing process. Inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If youve ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Internet: Introduction and Google Tuesday, June 25 at 12:15 p.m. Introduction to the Internet and related terminology. Learn how to use Google to find information and tips for evaluating what you find. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Registration is available one hour prior to the beginning of the program. Introduction to Genealogy Tuesday, June 25 at 3:30 p.m. Learn about the types of records that are available for genealogical research and where to find them using the librarys resources in this beginners class. eBooks for Kindle and Kindle Apps Wednesday, June 26 at 10:15 a.m. Learn how to check out and download free library eBooks to read on the Kindle or any device using the free Kindle app and Overdrive! Also discover how to use library eBooks with an Amazon.com account. Presented by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium Limit: 20. Family Center on Deafness Telephone Distribution Wednesday, June 26 at 1 p.m. Presented by Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI). FTRI provides free specialized equipment and training to qualified Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. The equipment enables them to place and receive phone calls. Mah Jongg Club Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of the popular table game, Mah Jongg. 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(813) 633 2000 2000 4874 Sun City Center Blvd Sun City Center, FL 33573 4874 Sun City Center Blvd Sun City Center, FL 33573 www.tampabayfamilyphysicians.com www.tampabayfamilyphysicians.com Board Certied Young people at YMCA Camp Cristina in Riverview helped the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission cross a significant milestone last week in Apollo Beach. The young campers were involved in the planting of more than one million plugs of marsh grass for habitat restoration. According to Kevin Baxter of the FWC, approximately 50 to 60 children took part in the planting at a marsh near Dickman Drive, between Apollo Beach Elementary School and the TECO Manatee Viewing Center. One million marsh plugs represents an outstanding level of achievement in the health and restoration of Tampa Bay, said Peter Clark, president of Tampa Bay Watch. Our community is truly fortunate to have such a wide variety of organizations all working together to ensure critical environments are protected and restored for future generations. Rae Waddell, director of the Florida Youth Conservation Center said, This activity is an example of the networks efforts to encourage and empower kids to participate in traditional outdoor recreation and conservation stewardship activities. On a hot pre-summer day in a steamy marsh in Apollo Beach, several dozen kids certainly were empowered, making a difference in their community that could last for generations to come.Campers green up Apollo Beach, and cross a big milestoneMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOS My wildlife yard By DIANE STRAUSER ALVAREZ,%  Our yards are the living areas for insects and birds and all kinds of wildlife. I can look out any window or sit on my back porch and see things moving: lizards, squirrels, insects, butterflies, birds sometimes even foxes, raccoons, possoms, gopher tortoises, snakes, and rabbits. At night while walking the dogs, we see owls, bats, fireflies, and hear small mammals moving in the brush. We leave mushrooms, fungus, ants, spiders, waspsall kinds of life to feed other kinds of life. I do protect myself from mosquitoes and red ants, but all the other creatures have no interest in me. One weekend afternoon, my husband and I watched a pileated woodpecker pair pecking and picking insects out of the leaf litter and the brush pile in our backyard. There was enough food for them to work steadily for several hours. What a pleasure it was to watch them. I have several brush piles in the two acres. In areas of undisturbed soil, the native vines such as smilax, Virginia creeper, Muscadine grape, Carolina Jessamine, and corky-stemmed passion vine are growing over brush piles and fences. I regularly see birds, snakes, rabbits, and butterflies using the brush piles. We have fence rows that join our neighbors on both sides. An IFAS article, Fences: Letem Grow by William M. Giuliano, says: Fencerows are essential for at least 15-20 vertebrate species and preferred habitats for more than 74 more. The type of vegetation and the width of a fencerow will affect what species use it. According to him, large areas of agricultural lands used to allow these fencerows to grow, but today because of weed wackers and herbicides, most fences in agricultural lands are clean, devoid of any vegetation, which contributes to declining wildlife in Florida. Were letting natural stuff grow on the side of the privacy fence. The other side is a sweet viburnam hedge, an exotic that hairstreak butterflies like (planted by the former neighbor). I do not mow too close to the hedge, leaving a bahia grass border there. Wildlife corridors along fences and between yards will improve the ecology of Florida. Even leaving a fringe of grass around a tree in our yard can be beneficialto the tree and to the environment. This column is sponsored by Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center located in Ruskin at 4140 24th Street SE, 3 miles south of S.R. 674 off exit 240 W. on I-75. Email: campbayou@gmail.com or call (813) 641-8545 for more information.

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12 JUNE 20, 2013 Dr. TRAN Dr. KORAHJSA Medical Group Sun City Center Activity CenterEVENTS CALENDARJSA MEDIC A L GROUP SUN C ITY C ENTER787 Cortaro Dr., Sun City Center, FL 33573 Adult Primary CareIn a State-of-the-Art New Facility!physiciansJSA Medical Group in Sun City Center is a comprehensive primary care clinic with many services offered in-house including radiology and labs! There is no better time to become a member of JSA!Call Today! (813) 634-2500ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSIncluding Humana and CarePlus Medicare Advantage Plan MembersJSA Medical Group Sun City Center Activity Center is open to the community & offers a variety of FREE community & patient events including Yoga, Tai Chi, health lectures, parties, line dancing & more! (*Classes are subject to change) JUNE UPCOMING EVENTS *R EGISTER NO W! (813) 419-5020 Some classes have limited space, call for availability Dominoes are always available to play at the SCC Activity Center! Please check your insurance coverage for SILVERSNEAKERS class participation eligibility. *MS ROM: Muscular Strength & R ange of Movement Classes Thu 20: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* TAI CHI 9:30 to 10:30 am 2:30 to 3:30 pmFri 21: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmMon 24: RUMBA DANCE SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 11 am to Noon 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmTue 25: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 26: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)S OCIAL BRIDGE 11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pm 1:30 to 4 pmThu 27: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* TAI CHI 9:30 to 10:30 am 2:30 to 3:30 pmFri 28: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmJULY UPCOMING EVENTS *R EGISTER NO W! Mon 01: SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmTue 02: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 03: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pmThu 04: HAPPY 4th OF JULY! ClosedFri 05: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pm Visit us online for the monthly schedule of classes and events: JSAMedicalGroup.com Click Events TAMPA SARASO TA FLORIDAS NEW

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These cats are among the 82 rescued from a Riverview trailer that now need homes.HILLSBOROUGhH COUNTY ANIMaAL SSERVIcCES JUNE 20, 2013 13 T G E R S I N L U L S RUSKIN, FLWhere the Fun Sets presentsMr. Lester FreemanRecording artist and original singer of Some Kind of WonderfulJune 21 & July 127:00 p.m.Join us for a soulful evening. Enjoy great food and ice cold drinks at Tampa Bays premier beach bar. 813-645-7739 (next to South Bay Hospital)Also in Largo, St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor(813) 634-1333 1 Minute Test Checklist Patient Screening for Leg Vein Problems Pain: Heavy, aching, or tired legs; painful calves....legs that feel older than they should. You need an ultrasound evaluation. Remember most vein problems are hidden. Blue Feet: (corona phlebectasia) Blue veins at the foot and ankle indicate something is wrong usually a failed greater saphenous vein. Get an ultrasound now. We will prevent further deterioration of your legs. Swollen Ankles: Swelling, increasing at the end of the day or when traveling. (90% venous etiology). Failure of vein valves is a much more common cause of swollen feet and ankles than cardiac and renal issues. Diuretics (water pills) do not x the cause of the problem. Vein treatment can. Cramps or Restlessness: Night cramps, Charley horses, nocturnal muscle cramping. (90% venous etiology). Medications and minerals might mask the problem but vein treatment will x it. Night-time restlessness is often caused by venous failure you need an ultrasound. Skin Changes: Red/brown discoloration, ulceration, eczema, itching & burning. When vein valves fail, the capillaries below are under pressure and leak uid, protein and blood cells. The skin becomes sickened and discolored. Treatment will stop this progressive deterioration of your legs. Surface Veins: Spider (red), Reticular (blue) and Varicose Veins: Mountcastle Vein Centers offer in ofce 20 minute treatments to resolve these problems. Most treatments are medical and paid by insurance. We also offer VeinGogh, State of the Art radio-frequency technology, to deal with ne spider veins. Remarkable cosmetic results!! Have you checked one or more boxes? Call Mountcastle Vein Centers Call our ofce for a free, screening appointment (813) 634-1333 Insurance: We are In-Network providers with Medicare (and accept Medicare with Medicaid), Humana, BC/BS, United Health, Cigna, Aetna, Tricare and are the VA Preferred Provider Before / After Are you over 70? Call 813-634-1 455 to reserve your spotThe Skin Cancer Centers / Dermatology AssociatesHoward 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)www.TheSkinCancerCenters.com THE SKIN CANCER CENTERSDERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES T S C C Did you know people over 70 have a 50% higher likelihood of developing Skin Cancer?Call today for your FREE Skin Cancer Screening Exam Riverview man facing 80 charges in hoarding caseHomes needed for cats found in deplorable conditionsBy Kevin Brady%  kevin@observernews.netHomes are urgently needed for a family of 82 cats found living in a Riverview trailer park earlier this month. An anonymous complaint brought Hillsborough County Animal Services to the home at 10602 3rd St. in Riverview earlier this month where the cats where found living in deplorable conditions. The trailer has since been condemned. The trailers owner, Eric Holmes, is facing two misdemeanor animal cruelty charges and 82 misdemeanor improper confinement charges, according to Pam Perry, Hillsborough County Animal Services investigations manager. Riverviews Ian Hallett, director of Animal Services, where the cats are being held, knows all about such cases. In hoarding cases the person often cares very much for the animals unlike giant animal warehouses or dog fighting but you can quickly go from two cats to 80 in just a couple of years. They are just unable to seek help or recognize when they have too many animals, Hallett said. All of the cats were brought to Animal Services in Brandon where they were treated by county veterinarians. Most of the animals were in good health but two of the cats were in so much pain they had to be humanely euthanized, officials said. An additional five cats tested positive for feline leukemia and had to be euthanized. Despite the conditions of the trailer the kittens were in surprisingly good condition, according to Hallett. They have been bathed and cleaned up and they do not have the usual upper respiratory infections. Despite the publicity surrounding the case, no one has called to adopt any of the cats yet, said Hallett who has worked in animal services for eight years. They are a little shy right now but once you take them out of the cages and pet them they start purring and roll over. Its hard for them to come out of their shells in the shelter but once they go to a home they will become social. Animal Services impounded 21,926 animals between Feb. 1, 2012 and Jan. 31 this year, according to county records. Of those, 10,635 were cats while 9,967 were dogs. Of those, more than 8,300 were adopted. The agency also responded to 25,055 calls during that time, with 10,857 violations cited. Signs of animal neglect which are also worthy of reporting include: protruding bones, skin issues care wholesome food, and proper shelter from the elements Tips and information are followed up by trained investigators who determine the course of action to correct a problem and/or seek accountability. Civil citations and fines may be issued, or criminal charges may be filed for prosecution by the State Attorneys Office. Persons convicted of animal cruelty face a fine from $5,000 to $10,000, up to five years in jail, or both. To report animal neglect and cruelty or adopt an animal, contact Hillsborough County Animal Services at 813744-5660 or email info@ hillsboroughcounty.org. Gone Fishin Social in PalmettoOn Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee County Agricultural Museum will be holding a Gone Fishin Summer Social. Sure to be a reel fun day, this social will feature fishy activities and crafts including fish printing and Fishing for a Prize. The North River Kiwanis Club will hold a mini fishing clinic for kids, First Baptist Church of Palmetto will be running their train, and an exhibit of antique fishing tackle will be on display. So dont flounder around looking for something fun to do take the bait and come to the Social at 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. All activities are free. Snack It to Me will be on site with lunch will be raising funds to help fight childhood cancer. For more information, call 941-721-2034.

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14 JUNE 20, 2013 BRINGING YOU THE FUTURE OF HEART CARE Patients can depend on the Manatee Heart and Vascular Center for individualized care and diagnostic and advanced interventional procedures. Cardiologists coordinate care with other members of the healthcare team, including the surgery and emergency departments to get you on the road to recovery. Cardiac Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures Echocardiography with 3-D Imaging Electrophysiology Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures Cardiac Surgical Procedures A DVANCED TREATMENT FOR HEART VALVE DISEASEHeart valve disease affects your overall health and keeps you from enjoying the activities you love. Manatee Memorial performs technologically advanced heart valve repair and replacement with compassionate care from a team of seasoned professionals. The Valve Institute team specializes in: Heart Valve Repair, Heart Valve Replacement, Intracardiac Ultrasound, Hybrid Catheterization Lab, 2-D and 3-D echocardiography, 2D and 3D transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) www.manateememorial.comAwarded the 2012 Get with the Guidelines Gold Performance and American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Awards. Accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and The Joint Commission.206 Second Street East Bradenton, FL 34208 Tours are always welcome. Call 941.745.7572. For more information, please call 941.745.7572.Physicians are on the medical staff of Manatee Memorial Hospital, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Manatee Memorial Hospital. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.F ollow us I think my favorite piece of wardrobe is a denim and plaid shirt that John Lennon wore in 1974. It was during his lost weekend in Los Angeles when he and Yoko were split. He wore it when he was tossed out of the Troubadour for being a drunken belligerent with Harry Nilsson. It was a weird time for John. The weekend included a bar brawl after heckling the Smothers Brothers as they performed at the legendary Los Angeles venue, as well as an incident with a waitress, and her now-legendary words after Lennon reportedly stuck a recently purchased feminine product to his forehead. Just search the web on John Lennon and Troubadour and photos of him in that shirt will come up, Nolan added. Today it is part of the exhibit, a small slice of life from a legend. The exhibit is by no means a walk down memory lane reserved for older generations. According to Nolan, Hard Rock continues to seek out new talent, and some of the exhibits are the result of the relationships they forged. It is really gratifying when we get involved with a new band very early in their career, Nolan said. Hard Rock got involved with Mumford and Son very early on and now they are one of the biggest bands in the world. We started Hard Rock Records for this very reason, thats where the fun is. We say that music is in our DNA and in this company that is actually true. This company doesnt exist without rock n roll. The one-of-a-kind exhibit will be appearing at the hotel, located off I-4 near the intersection of Hillsborough Avenue and Orient Road in Tampa, through Friday. There is no charge to view the displays that include numerous costumes worn by superstars, hand-written notes, instruments and more. Hard Rock has been around for 42 years and we have relationships with artists that go back decades, Nolan said. Whats cool about this job is that this stuff never becomes background noise. I never become jaded. This stuff still blows my mind as much as it did when I first started. The magic of music is the ability it has to transport the listener to another place and time. Memories flood back when listening to a favorite song and such songs never get old. The exhibit offers something tangible to go with those memories. As people lined up to view the displays, they alternated between being elated and turning somber, depending upon what they were seeing. Music is a balm for the soul. Through Friday night at the Hard Rock in Tampa, it is also a feast for the eyes and the mind. It seems that with a little help from things such as instruments, clothing and even a pair of round glasses, memories can play back like favorite songs on an iPod. The Hard Rock Hotel is located at 5223 North Orient Road in Tampa. It is one of 179 Hard Rock locations in 57 countries. The companys 77,000-piece collection of memorabilia is currently traveling the world in three separate exhibits. Gone Too Soon display at Hard RockJohn Lennons glasses and a unique denim shirt he wore during his lost weekend in Los Angeles in 1974 are among the dozens of rarely seen items in the exhibit that runs through Friday.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS Nolan stops to talk with two visitors from Iowa who enjoyed seeing the display of Buddy Holly guitarist Tommy Allsups wallet. The wallet was recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that claimed Hollys life.u

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JUNE 20, 2013 15 Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat Clinic Drs. Ott, Slaughter, Waldy & Heaton PET TIP: Whether in fear or in play, a childs running and screaming elicit arousal behavior in dogs, and encourage the dogs to chase and bite. If the kids want to run and scream, put the dog away. FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.Registered Investment Advisor Thomas A. Payant Chairman & C.E.O. Payant Financial Services, Inc.Valencia Lakes Resident since 2005E-mail Tom at tpayant@payantfinancial.com to receive your Complimentary Weekly Market Update by e-mail.Retirement Income Investment SolutionsSecurities and insurance services offered through SagePoint Financial, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Payant Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment advisor not affiliated with SagePoint Financial, Inc.Call for your personal session today!813-633-7333 www.payantfinancial.com Dr. Robert A. Norman and AssociatesDermatologist Offering Laser, Botox, Restylane and various cosmetic products & services MOBILE RADIATIONSame Day Appointments FREE Skin ScreeningInsurance accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, WellCare, Staywell, Healthease and many more CLARKE AUTOMOTIVE CLARKE AUTOMOTIVEOPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY Everything we do keeps your car in warranty Includes: Visual Inspection of tires, belts & hoses, horn/lights, brakes, shocks/struts, exhaust, wipers, suspension, air and breather filter. Most cars/light trucks. Disassembly to perfect inspection may result in additional charges. Present coupon to receive savings. No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. See store for details. Exp. 7/25/13MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONFREEValue$3995 AAA DiscountOBNCALL FOR LOWEST PRICES ON TIRES131 Central Ave., Brandon813.685.2939 FREE Shuttle to FishHawk & Sun City Center TIRES DEALER ALTERNATIVEAAA Authorized Service Center OIL CHANGE & LUBRICATION$1095OBN motor oil. Purolator oil filter. Most cars and light trucks. Please call for appointment. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with any other 10% DISCOUNT on service or repair.EXCLUDES TIRES & SALES SPECIALS Honor All Competitors Coupons 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? C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273. TillyTilly is an adorable Carolina Dog mix with the cutest ears. She had a home since she was just a few weeks old but, unfortunately, her family can no longer care for her. This is due to no fault of her own. Tilly is a fun gal with a big personality. She zips around the yard playing chase with the other dogs. She is incredibly fast! When it is time to settle down, Tilly is just as happy to snuggle. Tilly has also been around dogs and kids her whole life. Tilly is spayed and current on her shots. DOB: April 2, 20 PHOTOS MARLENE GREENBERgG RomeoRomeo is a gray tabby kitten who was recently brought to C.A.R.E. with his three siblings, Juliet, Tippy and Grayson. Romeo is a lover like his namesake and is playful and friendly. He loves to play with the other kittens at the shelter. He would like most of all to come to live at a forever home of his own. Go see this handsome guy and give him that home. Romeo will be spayed, microchipped, and brought current on his shots. DOB: January 2, 2013. 100 Women Who Care: new group is launchedOrganizers of 100 Women Who Care are seeking to gather a group of one hundred or more women in the South Shore area for the purpose of helping those in need in the community. Together, 100 or more women in the local community can make a difference and improve lives. The initial meeting is from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Mira Bay Clubhouse, 107 Manns Harbor Dr. in Apollo Beach. Patterned after a similar group in Michigan, this concept has been very effective in other communities around the United States. This is how it can work in the Tampa Bay community: to the group, which means attending four, one-hour meetings a year, pledging $100 per meeting ($400 per year). wishing to request donations for a local charity/program/nonprofit will place her name into a basket. from the basket. the opportunity to present a fiveminute explanation of the local organization or agency they nominated. questions. is announced. a check directly to the winning agency. ning charity receives $10,000 or more. That is powerful! It can make a tremendous impact on local charities and neighbors in need. In June, 100 Women Who Care donated $3,800 to the Firehouse Cultural Center in Ruskin (The Observer News, June 13, 2013 issue). For more information, email 100WWCSouthShore@gmail. com or call Amber Watt at 813956-7839 or Ann Rand 813641-3817. There is also a page on Facebook: 100 Women Who Care Tampa Bay. RUSKIN BrR ANCH LIbr BR Ar R Y Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged Layout, entering data, inserting rows and columns, and other techniques. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn different formats for expressing numbers in a spreadsheet. Excel I is recommended. Learn about functions and formulas and how to use them in calculations. Excel II is recommended. Learn how to become a member, browse, search, and buy items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn how to create a listing and sell items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Tutoring in Microsoft software, email and the internet. Learn about saving files using cloud storage and USB devices. Learn how to transfer and download digital content.

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16 JUNE 20, 2013 Area Places of Worship 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 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 702 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC, FL 33573 www.popcc.orgMasses:Sunday.8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., Noon Saturday Vigil....................4:00 p.m. Daily................................8:00 a.m.Confessions:Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m.www.unitycommunityofjoy.com 813-298-7745 Spirituality Rather Than ReligionUnityHenry Gibson Social Hall, Beth Israel Synagogue www.nbcor.orgLoving God, Loving Others, Serving Beyond Borders Sunday School (all ages)........9:30 a.m. Dr. Samuel (Sam) A. Roach, Pastor WORSHIP SERVICES: SUNDAY 8:15 a.m. ......................Sanctuary (Communion Service)9:15 a.m. ...New Life Enrichment Center (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 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 (813) 634-1304 ~ www.uccsuncity.org UNITED COMMUNITY CHURCH ~ United Church of Christ 1501 La Jolla AVE, Sun City Center, FL 33573-5329 A Caring Church United in God's Love Serving Others Rev. Dr. Jean M. Simpson Worship Services ~ 8:30 and 10 AM Sunday Worship: Blended 8:00 a.m. Contemporary 9:40 a.m. Traditional 11:15 a.m.Nursery Provided www.calvarylutheranchurch.net 645-1305 Pastor Jack R. Palzer Assoc. Pastor Derek Hoven Wimauma Church of GodSunday School ................................10:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ...............10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Youth Worship ...............6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service .............7:00 p.m.Pastor Tom Durrance REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Worship Services on Sunday 10 a.m. Edward Lawrence Hoskins Jr.July 3, 1980 April 20, 2010 From your family and sons Shop early at Christmas in July Bazaar in LithiaNearly 50 vendors will sell everything from handmade gifts to home decor at the Saturday, July 27 Christmas in July Bazaar at Grace United Methodist Church at FishHawk. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, located at 5708 Lithia Pinecrest Rd., Lithia. Items for sale include jewelry, crosses, pet supplies, honey, homemade jelly, birdhouses, handmade soaps and purses. Most of the vendors will be inside the air-conditioned church, so guests can shop in comfort. There is no entrance fee, and free door prizes will be given away. The bazaar is a fundraiser for Grace United Methodist Women (UMW). Nationally, United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice. All women are invited to attend Grace UMW meetings, which are the fourth Sunday of every month at the church. The meetings start at noon, and a free lunch is served. For more information about the bazaar and Grace UMW, visit www.mygraceumc.com or call 813-661-8858. One of the worlds greatest speakers from ancient Greece was Demosthenes. He was born with a severe speech defect. To overcome his problem he would practice speaking with small pebbles in his mouth. He overcame his difficulty. The Apostle Paul said of himself the following: I did not come with eloquence, my bodily presence is weak and (my) speech contemptible, and though my condition put you to the test you did not scorn or despise me. Yet he was and is recognized as one of the greatest missionaries, theologians and teachers who ever lived. Handicapped? Have problems? Lacking in skills and talents? Need to improve on the gifts God has given you? Jesus said, My grace is all you need, for my power is strongest when you are weak. When we look at ourselves and feel inadequate, we need to turn our thoughts to God and realize that we are His handiwork. He has impor tant work for each of us to do. But we must give our all to Him and let Him work His miracles through us. Visit us at: SowerMinistries.org.Summer book clubMore Than Sisters, the womens group at South Bay Church in Riverview, will be hosting a twice-monthly book club instead of their regular weekly meetings throughout the summer. The book to be discussed is Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs. The Club will meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on June 11 and 25; July 10 and 24; and wrap up on August 13. This discussion group is open to all area women, however, space is limited so register soon at info@ southbay.cc or call the church office for more information at 813-677-0721. South Bay Church is located at 13498 U.S. Highway 301 South, Riverview. Visit their website at www.SouthBay.cc.Questions about the Catholic Church?Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center offers an outreach ministry called Come and See, a kind of Catholic Open House held the third Friday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Conesa Center. The next session will be Friday, June 2. This is an opportunity for nonCatholics to learn more about the Catholic faith. The format is one of informal questions and answers, discussions about faith, the Church and its traditions. All are invited to come as often as needed. If you or someone in your circle of family and friends have an interest in, have some unanswered questions or perhaps misconceptions about the Catholic Church, or are looking for a spiritual home, please come and see. All inquiries are welcome and there is no cost or obligation. For more information, contact Marilyn Vahovich at 813-634-6900. Linda ShieldsLinda Shields of Kings Point, SCC, passed away May 15 at LifeCare Hospice after a brief hospital stay. She was predeceased by sisters and a brother. She is survived by husband Robert W.; daughter Laura Bulla of Carrollton, Texas; goddaughter Amy Litke of West Hartford, Conn.; and godson Gordon Heavern of Boulder Colorado. She is also survived by nieces and nephews. She was a member of Eastern Star. Buffalo, NY Linda was buried in the family plot at Acacia Park Cemetery in North Tonawanda, NYArea Obituaries John P. BailiffJohn P. Bailiff, of Sun City Center, FL passed away on June 15, 2013. He was born on June 14, 1935 in Chester, PA. He is survived by his wife Corinne; children David, Devin, Darren Bailiff and Donna Bisconti; eight grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren, all of New Jersey. He is also survived by step-children David from Texas, Roy from Arizona and Wayne Smith from Colorado; three step-grandchildren and one step-greatgrandson. John retired from Chevron Oil Co. in Philadelphia after 33 years service. He served in the United States Army in Korea. He resided in Cherry Hill, NJ before moving to FL in 1992. John enjoyed playing golf, stained glass, organ, bridge, poker, wood carving and his favorite was lawn bowling. He served as club president in 2011. He served as a volunteer on the Sun City Center Security Patrol and with Samaritan Services, and was a member of the St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, where he served four years as Deacon. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Sun City Center on Tuesday, June 25 at noon. A private burial will be held at the National Cemetery at Sarasota. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LifePath Hospice, 3725 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573 or Sun City Center Emergency Squad. LTC. James R. BoydWith his family by his side, James R. Boyd, 79, of Sun City Center, Florida died June 6, 2013 at his home. Born February 16, 1934 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, to Gerald W. and Gertrude Kearney Boyd, James attended high school in Ironton, Ohio, and returned for reunions. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at the age of 17 and served with the 187th Airborne under Colonel Westmoreland in Korea,1951-1952. Leaving the U.S. Air Force, he attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega, Georgia, graduating as a Distinguished Military Graduate and was then commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Having married Mary Carol King in 1954, he and their young family moved from one U.S. Army training school to another until he earned his aviation wings. Flying the fixed-wing Caribou (C-V2), he served in Viet Nam in 1963, primarily supporting Special Forces Units. As the Airmobile concept took form, he flew the Huey helicopter during his second tour in Viet Nam with the 190th Assault Helicopter Company from 1967 1968, during the TET Offensive. His valor awards include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star and numerous Air Medals with V for valor. He completed his military career at Fort Hood, Texas, retiring in 1981. James earned his masters degree while in Texas and went to work as a Director for BDM, a military contractor, after retirement, helping test and ready the Abrams M1 Tank. Preceded in death by his wife, James moved to the Tampa Area in 1998 and worked with the Beck Corporation. Discovering Sun City Center, he purchased his home here in 2000. An avid golfer, James enjoyed spending time with his golf buddies, eight-somes and extended family, children and five grandchildren at Caloosa as well as his nightly workout with fellow gym enthusiasts at the SCC Community Club. James is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Maurice Roukous of Sun City Center; his sister and brother-in-law, Gertrude and Ron Butler of El Paso, Texas; sister-in-law Dorothy Clark of Atlanta; daughter Brenda Wheeler of Sun City Center; daughter and son-in-law Debbie and Randy Hood of Richardson, Texas; son Greg Boyd; daughter and son-inlaw Cathy and Dr. David Giles of Fort Worth, Texas; five grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. The viewing will be held Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Dr., Sun City Center, Florida. The memorial service will be held Friday, July 12 at 11 a.m., in the Royal Palm Room, Little Harbor Resort, Ruskin, followed by a Military Honors burial at Sarasota National Cemetery promptly at 2:30 p.m. Following the burial, a Celebration of Life will be held at the Royal Palm Room, Little Harbor Resort, from 5 p.m. until 7: p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a contribution be made to the Wounded Veteran charity of your choice. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.

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18 JUNE 20, 2013 Take a guided canoe tour at Camp BayouIf a trail walk in the Florida heat does not sound appealing, how about a morning guided canoe trip for the price of a standard canoe rental? Camp Bayou will offer Saturday guided canoe tours once a month on the following dates: July 27, Aug. 24 and Sept. 21, starting at 9 a.m. and lasting approximately 90 minutes. Cost is $25 per canoe which seats up to three. Have your own canoe or kayak? A donation of $5 is requested to be part of the guided tour. Reservations required: contact 813-641-8545 or email campbayou@gmail.com for more information. Camp Bayou does not offer its own summer camp but it is a destination field trip for many area summer programs. There are still days available to schedule a trip to Camp Bayou. Fall school reservations are now available as well. Camp Bayous Annual Back to School Back to Nature event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug, 3 from 9 a.m. noon. As always, admission is free. Kids visit various nature tables to learn something new then get a free school supply item. Some new organzations will join the event this year including UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center from Balm; and Sensing Nature, Inc. representing Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network. Camp Bayou is looking for donations of new school supply itemsnotebooks, backpacks, etc. or money to purchase them. Contact Camp Bayou at 813-641-8545 or email campbayou@gmail.com to arrange a pick up or drop off appointment, or mail your check to BOLD, P.O. Box 507, Ruskin, FL 33570. Reservations for the Back to School event can be made at the link on the homepage: www.campbayou.org The Camp Bayou Photo Contest is back with prizes in addition to the award ribbons. There is no fee to enter. Photos must be taken at Camp Bayou. Submit a mounted 8x10 and include contact information. For an entry form, visit the homepage or stop in at Camp Bayou during regular operating hours. Winners will be announced at Fall Open House, Oct. 26, 2013. Camp Bayou is neither a campground nor a summer camp. It was an RV park before the Countys ELAP program purchased the land but it is now open for day use only, open to the general public. Through volunteers, donations, supporters and grants, the Center offers prescheduled programs to schools, youth groups, adult groups and families plus its open from Thursday to Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for passive recreational pursuits such as wildlife watching, nature photography and trail walks. General admission is still free. The Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is a publicprivate partnership between Bayou Outdoor Learning and Discovery, Inc. (BOLD), Ruskin Community Development Foundation, Inc. (RCDF) and Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation. Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of SR674 at the end of 24th St SE in Ruskin. More information is on the web at http://www.campbayou.org or call 813-641-8545.Lee Conrad takes a break during the canoe tour on National Trails Day, June 1, at Camp Bayou. 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 Top highlight in fishing this week is the teeming of the tarpon. Tarpon is one of the champion game fish of the world. They have a fighting heart and will keep you busy for hours. As for their food value, only a shipwrecked starving sailor would eat them. With average weight 68 pounds, a catch of a 350 pounder has been recorded. They are extremely prolific, one female may contain more than 12 million eggs. A tarpon is bluish on their back, shading to brilliant silver on sides, occasionaly with traces of yellow about the fins. If caught in clear gulf waters, they are much brighter than those caught in rivers. When they strike, they often jump as high as to clear a cabin cruiser. Tarpon will leap six or twelve times before you can land him. They are a trophy fish and should be caught and released. Keep just long enough to snap a good photo, and with the photo a taxidermist can mount a trophy fish. You must have a special permit to fish for tarpon. If you cruise after dark, it is a new moon phase in the month of June, and tarpon soaring in the air, in the moonlight is a sight to see. With several days of slight choppy water and a few showers anglers say that they have watched the weather reports and fished. A favorite catch this week was redfish. A fish still restricted to one per person per day of not less than l8 By Jonie MaschekMember: Florida Outdoor Writers Association Fish Tales: Tarpon are teeming in local watersinches or more than 27 inches. Sheepshead bite in any kind of weather, and many were caught this week in the river and gulf waters. Legal is 12 inches, not more than l5 per day. Flounder catches were caught by those with patience. Legal limit is not less than 12 inches with not more than 10 per harvest, per day. Fresh water lakes, and upper rivers, have proven to have great catches of pan fish, large mouth tarpon and fresh water catfish. I was asked by a child this week, Does a fish feel pain? A biologist says No, their nervous system is too poorly put together. The fish might feel a slight discomfort as a hook is pulled from his mouth. Be ever mindful of our weather, dont fish alone, catch only what you can eat or give to a friend. Business slow? Advertise in The ObserverWe cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 48,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. For more information visit us on the web at www.ObserverNews.net

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JUNE 20, 2013 19 LA Fitness 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 SAVE $100Some restrictions apply. Most prescriptions. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/13 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 Plaza 7 $ 99 $ 149*with purchase of complete pair of Prescription Glasses Expires 6/30/13 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/13 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/13 CR39$25* $25* with rebateon a Complete Pair of Glasses SAVE $ 100 Fully Insured & Bonded Fully Insured & BondedSUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE 24-HOUR TOWING Se Habla Espaol Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City Center OIL CHANGE Emergency Services645-7653 2212 E. College Ave. (S.R. 674) to shop if we do repairs$1995SummertimeAC Check$1995+ FreonMost cars & light trucks.Must present coupon for special price. Must present coupon for special price.FREE DIAGNOSTICSPurchase 4 Tires Get FREE Mount & Balance Is this a typical work day for you? You get in a little early and grab a cup of coffee. You look over your calendar and to-do list to make sure theres nothing surprising on there. Check your emails and respond to one or two, and settle in to run a report or schedule some sales calls. At some point during the day, a thought works its way into the back of your mind: wow! Its a really slow day. The phones arent ringing enough and customers arent sticking their fingers into your better mousetrap. Business is off now that summers here and you have payroll to make next week. The electric bill is due and the economy is in the garbage, and you might have to cancel your cleaning service and Without thinking about it, you begin to browse the SCC Chamber website and flip through photos of recent Chamber events: I havent been to the Exchange networking events on Wednesday in months Square 1 Home Inspections had a great turnout at the ribbon cutting Bobbi Rowe won another door prize at last months membership luncheonhey, the business card exchange is next week at Tricolor Flooring in Ruskin youve been wanting to do business with them for months. What do these people know that I dont know? So you take a pen and jot down a reminder for the evening networking event. Then you look at your calendar and realize you dont have any appointments scheduled for the third Thursday of the month and jot another note to RSVP for the membership luncheon. Now your mind starts to shift into a higher gear! What else can I do to meet other business people and promote my product line and services? Maybe I need to hold a Grand Re-opening! Or put a banner ad on the Chamber website! Oh, and I need to reserve a booth for the fall expoI hope all the good ones arent taken Flash forward a month. You went to the free Wednesday networking lunches and the monthly membership luncheon. You handed out a number of cards at the business By Dana Dittmar, Executive Director SCC Chamber of Commerce You, me and business: SCC Chamber offers business opportunitiescard exchange and even provided a door prize. Your Rolodex is full of other business cards you collected from all the great companies you met and you followed up with them to see if you could be of benefit to them. Several of them were interested in how you could save them money and with the unique features of your services! And one thing you didnt expect you were asked to serve on a volunteer committee that will give you lots of exposure and put you in contact with some great prospective customers! So you arrive to work a little early and pour yourself a cup of coffee. You look at your calendar and its jam packed with appointments. You scan your emails and theres one from another business who needs you to call them right away! Youre smiling, because youre excited about all of the opportunity thats out there! Do you take advantage of all the Chamber offers you and your business? Give it a try. Youll be surprised how much fun it is to meet other business owners and learn new marketing techniques. You get a great meal at the luncheon and maybe even win one of the door prizes! This is how business is done. Its all here for you. So pick up your pen and your calendar and lets get to work! Friends of Tampa Recreation awards 260 children with summer camp scholarships Second statewide Human Trafficking Summit set for OctoberThe Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and the Interagency Workgroup on Human Trafficking have scheduled the second statewide Human Trafficking Summit for October 3, 2013 at the University of South Florida in Tampa and launched the events website: http://www.djj.state.fl.us/humantraffickingsummit. Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters said, Collaboration and communication among authorities, organizations that serve at-risk populations and the community is the key to combating human trafficking. Despite the earnest efforts of state and local leaders, as well as the Florida Legislature, to protect Florida residents and visitors from human traffickers, Florida remains one of the most attractive destinations and transit points in the eyes of these predators. The summit is a physical representation of the states unified stance against this atrocious activity and our commitment to end it. This years summit will focus on labor and sex trafficking of both children and adults and will offer a wide array of breakout session and training opportunities. Profession-specific sessions tailored to professions, such as law enforcement, the legal community, service providers, the medical community, educators and other first responders are planned. The website will provide information and registration details for attendees. If you are aware of any individual who is being abused or exploited, call the Florida Abuse Hotline at 1-800-962-2873. Business slow? Need to advertise?813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.netThe Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. has awarded 260 children scholarships to attend summer camp. This is a 68% increase in funding for the program from 2012. Every child deserves to go to summer camp to make new friends, to learn new skills and to be mentored by a caring adult, said Kitty Lyons, executive director of the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. This year the demand for financial assistance was so much higher than it was last year. Its part of our mission to provide assistance to those who need it most and to ensure the citys recreational programs are accessible to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. Since the Summer Camp Scholarship Program began in 2010, 730 children have received scholarships to attend camp. According to Lyons, the Friends of Recreation Inc.s Summer Camp Scholarship program is available for children ages 5-14 who are enrolled with the City of Tampas Parks and Recreation programs, and who have qualified for the National School Lunch Program. The program funds the first child at 100 percent and each sibling up to 75 percent. In addition to children ages 5-14, Friends also supports the Teen Program offered at multiple recreation centers. Founded in 1988, the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc., is a notforprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to support the citys recreational programs and special events. In addition to the Summer Camp Scholarship Program, the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. partners with the City to raise funds for and produce Friday Extra Concert Series, Tampas Downtown on Ice, Screen on the Green, Mayors River OGreen Fest, Tampas Tree Lighting Ceremony, and Santa Fest and the Downtown Holiday Parade.

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JUNE 20, 2013 ANNOUNCEMENTS100 FARMERS MKT200 Place your ad by calling:(813) 645-3111 x201Up to 20 words:$17Deadline:Monday at 4 p.m. 30 each addl. word100 ...... Announcements 200 ...... Farmers Market 300 ...... Merchandise 400 ...... Marine 500 ...... Real Estate 550 ...... Manufac. Housing 600 ...... Rentals 650 ...... Professional Services 700 ...... Services 800 ...... Employment PHONE: 813-645-3111 FAX: 813-645-1792 EMAIL: beverly@ observernews.net BOLD LINE: Addl. $3 Published by M&M Printing Co. 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW Ruskin, FL 33570 MERCHANDISE300 MARINE400 Mary & Martha House T HRIFT STOREOpen Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8 a.m. 3 p.m.Sat. 8 a.m. noonWE HAVE FURNITURE, TOO! Donation drop offs accepted TUESDAY thru FRIDAY ONLYAll donations must be clean and in usable conditionAll proceeds benet the Mary & Martha House a 501(c)3 non-prot organization providing emergency shelter and transitional housing for homeless and abused women and their children. 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 Lost prescription glasses, black frame in black case. In vicinity of Rickenbacker & Churchill Dr., SCC. If found call 813642-0641 Oliver & Company LLCFull Service Pet Sitting(813) 767-7225Email: olivertort@aol.comwww .petsit.com/oliverandcompany Oliver T ort & Ti s Established in 2002 Now accepting newKITTY CLIENTSProfessional Pet Sitting Service 813-634-8894 Maltese puppies, 2 males, mostly white, very cute. Wormed, $300 each. Cell 616-255-2537. Southshore resident. Moving sale. 6/20 & 6/21, 8am-2pm. New generator, furniture, lawn equipment, patio furniture, 36 TV & cart. 1969 Wolf Laurel, SCC. Ministry of Calv ary Luther an Chur chCLOSED T hrift Store Building a bigger & better store to serve you.Watch us grow! No donations accepted until we are in our new building813-641-7790 U.S. Paper Money WANTED (Small or Large)Foreign Currency WANTED APPRAISALS GIVENCall for private consultation or appointment. All transactions are strictly condential. Sun City Center, FL(813) 634-3816 (813) 503-4189ALWAYS BUYING SILVER COINS, INGOTS, Misc. & Other Mint BarsPaying depending on the market at time of purchaseWatch Out for Counterfeit Coins Your local dealer for over 24 years Sun Ci ty Center COINS C ollectables All Reasonably PricedAlways Daily Specials and Discounts on Tagged ItemsSt. Vincent de Paul Thrift StoreHours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Behind St. Anne Church and next to Kennco Mfg. VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.svdpruskin.org Please call (813) 645-5255DONATIONS NEEDEDMattresses at Sale PricesQuality Twin, Full, & Queen Sizes Great selection ofContemporary Furniture& Unique Period Pieces Moving Sale King size bedroom set $300, head board w/ lights & mirrors. 9pc wood dining set $500, couch $20. 2 recliners $20 each, twin bed & dresser $30. Lots of misc.. 9am-5pm. Saturday & Sunday. 2639 Manatee Harbor Dr, Ruskin. Almost New Thrift Store. 10008 Indiana St., Gibsonton (1 block off US 41, 1 block north Gibsonton Dr.,) Wednesday through Saturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry First Baptist Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donate Multi family garage sale. Saturday, June 22, 8am-? 403 13th St. SW, Ruskin. Antiques, household goods, furniture & much more. Saturday. Moving sale. Household, 2pm. 1810 Saffold Park Dr., Ruskin. Garage sale. 727 Bel Air Ave., SCC. Saturday, June 22, 8am-noon. A little bit of everything. Cell: 382-7536 Y our home will be staged for best results. W orking in Sun City Center for 26 years.Please feel fr ee to call about the sale or its contents d Cell: 508-0307 or Eve: 633-1173 J&P Auction Fever & Thrift Shop 93 7thRuskin, FL 33570 813-625-4240 The Price is Right! DENNEYSESTATESALESwww.denneysestatesales.com & 813-732-5000 South Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.comTurn your unwanted items into cash. Call the department to place your ad 813-645-3111 Call Beverly 813.645.3111. ext. 201 NETTIES ESTATE SALESCell: (813) 382-7536Contents include: Dining Room Table w/Chairs, China Cabinet, Server, Sofa, Recliner, Coffee & Lamps Tables, Antique Rocking Chair, Drop-Leaf Table w/Chairs, Media Cabinet for Flat-Screen TV, Antiques & Collectibles, Royal Doulton China, Sterling Silver, Art, Large Area Rug, Twin Beds, Sewing Machine, Like-New Kirby Vac, Computer Desk, Household & Misc Items, Lots of Smalls, Antique Tools, Garage Items, Patio Furniture, And Much More.Please park on side of sale due to emergency vehicles. Please dont miss our other sale this weekend at 2244 Preservation Green Ct. June 21 & 22 See You There!1712 Wedge Court(Off East View Dr.) Sun City Center FRIDAY & SATURDAY June 21st & 22nd7 a.m. NOON U PICK Black Eyed Peas $15 / bushel 5432 Bonita Drive Wimauma813-967-6464 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING Whirlpool white heavy duty washer/ dryer combination. Thin Twin 24. $500. 813-633-2084Golf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 Wanted ware, etc. 813-610-5824 NETTIES ESTATE SALESCell: (813) 382-7536Beautiful E-Z-Go Golf Cart! Contents Include: Dining Room Table w/ Chairs, Large Buffet w/Mirror, Beautiful Lacquered Tea Cart, Sofa, Coffee Table, Flat-Screen Media Cabinet, Computer Desk, Maple Rocking Chair, Broyhill Queen Bedroom Set, Bookcase, Paintings, Leather La-Z-Boy Recliner, Household & Garage Items.Please park on side of sale due to emergency vehicles.Please dont miss our other sale this weekend at 1712 Wedge Court Friday & Saturday June 21-22 See You There!2244 Preservation Green Court(off Signature Dr.) Sun City CenterFRIDAY & SATURDAY June 21st & 22nd7 a.m. NOON 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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M.H. HOUSING550 RENTALS600 SERVICES700 PROF. SERVICES650 REAL ESTATE500 902 Birdie Way, Apollo Beach. $199,500. 2289sf. Large home with very open course. Split bedroom with huge closet on master side. Fenced back yard with screened lanai. Home features bamboo ferred, this is not a short sale. S.L. Real Estate Service, LLC Mandra Stewart, broker 813-741-3678 RE/MAX South Shore RealtyRoberta Rowe, Realtor Cell: 813-215-7127SIERRA in Greenbriar, new listing, 2BR/2BA, 1700 sq. ft......................................$144,900 HAMPTON, 2BR/2BA CARPORT, furn. ............................................................ $57,500 NEW RENTALS 1BR/1.5BA in KP, 3 to choose from, furn or unfurn................from $650 per month SFH in Greenbriar, unfurn, OAK floors, 2BR/2BA & 2 car garage.....$1200 /month 4321 Old Hwy 41, Sun City. 3br/1.5ba, 1300sf home. Private lot 75x100. Pet fenced area. CHA, aerator well, septic (no county water bills). Washer/ dryer hookup. Asking $69.900. No owner 813-545-5314 for viewing. Property is sold AS IS for owners convenience. One bedroom plus loft. Cedar interior. In country near SCC. $140 weekly plus deposit, includes basic utilities, A/C extra 813-335-2877 Sun City Center, 2br/2ba, den 1,500 sf home. All appliances included. Ready to occupy. Call 813-918-1826 Apollo Beach golf course home 3br/2.5ba/2cg, split bedroom. 2.200+ st. $1,500 monthly, pets ok. 813-2857572 A gated, resident-owned, waterfront, 55+ mobile home community. www.caribbeanisles.net cisles1@verizon.net Linda Amorosooffice 813-641-7067cell 813-789-8166 One bedroom furnished house, single included. 813-633-4913 washer/dryer included. Suitable for low impact tenant. No smoking. No pets. Great for in home business. plus deposit, 1 yr lease. $825 monthly. 813-649-1599 rates, utilities furnished 813-601-1542 or 813-850-7886 2br/1.5ba, washer/ dryer hookup, screened porch, very clean. $725 monthly plus security deposit. No pets. 813-645-1801 1br/1.5ba, furnished. 55+ all amenities. covered parking. Very clean $700 monthly 813-634-1162 Kings Point, 1br/1.5ba, 55+ All ameniered parking. $700 monthly. Available July 1st. Call or text 615-574-3686 if no answer leave message. 2br/2ba., unfurnished. Senior condo in Kings Point, SCC. Renovated with 813-774-0002Riverview apt, 2br/1ba, CHA, water, monthly $600 security. Ask for Vicky 813-458-8178 or 813-641-8400One bedroom RV on private property. References. $125 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813-363-6001 2br/2ba doublewide. Ruskin area. $175 363-6001 For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-6011542 or 813850-7886 Point West Road frontage. Good for CPA, attorney, insurance sales, Etc. Live and work at same place. $900 monthly, yr lease, plus deposit, water, electric. 813-649-1599 home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 Quick Bookkeeping Inc Ruskin 813641-1089 email: theahp@verizon.net www.theasquickbookkeeping.com Association management concerns big or small we can help: bylaws, amendments, budgets. Expert, licensed, afford able help with condominium associations or HOAs. Tom Zuidema 813-846-8015. CAM37148. tdzuidema@aol.com Our Angels Offer (813) 293-5369 or (813) 419-4967 www.AngelsofLifeServices.com : ___________________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Name: _____________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ City: ____________________________ State: ______ Zip: __________ Daytime Phone: _____________________________________________ To place a classied adcall ; $17.0030 DEADLINE: Hauling/ moving. Anything you dont need, unwanted items or move to your new home. Appliances, furniture, trash yard debris, construction junk. No job too small. Licensed/ Insured. Free estimate. Dave 813-447-6123 Quality housecleaning with integrity. Call for free estimate. 7days a week. Move-in, move-out, rentals. Insured, bonded, licensed. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center. long distance. Full service moving to/ insured. Free estimate. Call Dave 813447-6123. Ask about free boxes. In business 40yrs. Move 1 piece to whole household plus haul away any thing in your way. (Fully Insured). Best rates. Call 813-629-0108, 813-2609840 US. DOT #434469 NEW AFFORDABLE LISTING: 2BR/2BA SINGLE MOBILE HOME on its own lot, large screened porch, utility shed with electric, 2-car carport and small fenced area. Priced to sell. $42,500. PERFECT STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME 2BR/1BA concrete block home in nice condition with metal roof, attached utility room and shed with electric in back. Just one block from river, peaceful and near everything. $59,900. RUSKIN WATERFRONT: 2BR/2BA charming older home. 100 ft on canal to bay, screened pool, dock, davits, boat ramp and huge carport for RV/boat. Tile oors, newer roof and CHA, enclosed lanai, fenced backyard, tropical landscaping, PD-MU zoning. $189,500. CLAIRE TORT Cell: (813) 363-7250 Call (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.comdickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 89 Years 1924 2013 Looking for experienced Realtors to join our well-established team. LOOKING TO MAKE A MOVE, JOB OR HOME WISE? Come and discuss the opportunities in joining our team of real estate agents or the possibilities of working with us in getting your home sold. Call 813-645-3211 LISTED AND SOLD BY DICKMAN REALTY. Outstanding waterfront condos at Bahia Beach featuring 2BR 2BA in excellent condition with spectacular views, peace and quiet. Near pool, restaurant. Wed like to help you sell or buy. Call us at 813-645-3211 LISTED AND SOLD BY DICKMAN REALTY. Agricultural acreage with two homes, huge metal building with room to store farm equipment or big toys, 5 wells, convenient location. Do you need help selling or buying property? Just call us at 813-645-3211 LAKEFRONT 3-YEARS-NEW HOME! Meticulously maintained 4BR/3BA/3 CAR GAR: This 2442 sq ft home in Ruskin has awesome curb appeal, gorgeous landscapnook, large laundry room, great MBR & MBA, ceramic tiles, carpet and much more. $219,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 GREAT COMMERCIAL BUILDING WITH UNLIMITED POTENTIAL! Located a block has 3 entrances from both front and back, 3 restrooms, plenty of parking spaces and could accommodate a large business or three smaller businesses, perhaps a beauty salon and spa, engineering or real estate company, pet grooming. Newer CHA and roof, new drywall, fresh paint, fenced area in back. $299,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RIVERVIEW COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY: Great location in between building with electric $165,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED Estates that has much to offer with a split bedroom plan, a nice big eat-in kitchen with white cabinets, smooth top stove, and a large closet pantry. Other features include: vinyl shop/utility room and much more! Relax and enjoy life in this active adult community. for parking RVs and boats. $49,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201 VALRICO BEAUTY! Awesome location on a cul-de-sac with a park-like yard! This spacious 4BR/3BA home has been meticulously maintained and is loaded with special system, almost-new roof & AC and much more! CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK $269,000 813-748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHERIN-LAW QUARTERS molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center island and a sink, custom cabinets, more! 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www.ObserverNews.netJune 20, 2013 Volume 57 Number 22THE OBSERVER NEWSPAGE 13: More than 80 cats need homes after being rescued from a home in Riverview. PAGE 2: The Gone Too Soon display at Hard Rock Hotel documents history of lost artists. PAGE 3: Medical students hit jackpot of community support. LOOK INSIDE FOR: Classified Ads PAGES 20-23PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOStephen Pagano goes over some of the things he chooses to eat while losing 400 of his 600 (starting) pounds with Weight Watchers leaders Janet Wright, left, and Michelle Broedur. After 236 pound loss, speaker says he doesnt intend to quitBY PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netAt 25, Stephen Pagano is looking forward to doing a lot of things hes never done before. In fact, hes already started. I dropped out of high school at 16, Pagano said. But I got my GED (general education diploma) this year and Ive already started taking business courses at HCC (Hillsborough Community College). After leaving Brandon High School, Pagano held a job but said eventually it became hard for him to work. Then it became almost impossible for him to walk at all. At his top weight, he was almost 602 pounds. I never took my weight really seriously before, he said June 1 before giving an inspirational talk at Weight Watchers Riverview on Big Bend Road. But when I couldnt get around, I knew I had to do something. So he got very serious about losing. I always had my Smartphone with me so I started online, he explained. He enrolled in the Weight Watchers program and 16 months later, he had lost 236.4 pounds. I had been using electric chairs, he said. But Fast FactsData from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey n 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight.n 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese.n 1 in 20 adults are considered to have extreme obesity.n About one-third of children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered overweight or obese. Obesity is common, serious and costlyn Related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. Continued on page 7u Deal with Amazon could bring 1,000 jobs to RuskinMItchTCH TrRAphPHAGenEN PhotoHOTOThe worlds largest online retailer, Amazon.com, could be bringing a one million square-foot distribution center and 1,000 jobs to Ruskin, perhaps as early as next year. The possible site would be the South Shore Corporate Park, near I-75, State Road 674 and Hillsborough Community College.But deal would also mean Floridians would pay sales tax on purchases from the worlds largest Internet retailerBy %  MItchTCH TrRAphPHAgenGEN mitch@observernews.net RUSKIN Just over a month ago, Floridas welcome for the worlds largest online retailer appeared to have been pulled out, but things have since changed. Last week, Governor Rick Scott announced a deal with Amazon. com to bring 3,000 jobs to Florida, including 1,000 jobs that could potentially come to Ruskin, beginning as early as next year. In May, it was said that a deal with Amazon could result in an indirect tax increase for Floridians. According to state law, any entity that operates in the state must charge sales tax to state residents. Since Amazon, and many other online retailers opened their virtual doors in the mid and late 1990s, Floridians and residents of other states have effectively enjoyed a six to seven percent discount, as non-Florida entities were not required to collect the sales tax. But technically, the argument over sales taxes is specious. Although out of state retailers are not required to collect tax, Floridians are supposed to selfreport and pay the sales taxes nonetheless. It seems, however, that few people actually do that and there is no enforcement from the state to do so. But now, a month later, the welcome mat is back out with a flourish and both Governor Scott and Amazon have announced a deal that could mean a $300 million dollar investment in the state, along with thousands of jobs. And a one million square-foot distribution center could possibly be built near the Southshore Corporate Park in Ruskin, just off I-75 and State Road 674. According to both the Tampa Bay Times and the Tampa Tribune, up to 375 of the one thousand jobs expected to be Continued on page 9u Campers green up AApollo BeachYoung people at YMCA Camp Cristina in Riverview helped the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission cross a significant milestone last week in Apollo Beach. The young campers were involved in the planting of more than one million plugs of marsh grass for habitat restoration. Read more on page 11.MItchTCH TrRAphPHAGenEN PhotoHOTO

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JUNE 20, 2013 3%  penny@observernews.netNatalia Diaz and Sherrell Bennett of South Bay Hospital gathered hospital scrubs, lab coats and patient gowns. Mike Langjahr from Sun City Center Funeral Home donated around 1,000 pairs of non-latex surgical gloves. It was all part of a project of the Educational Partnership Committee of the SouthShore Chamber of Commerces effort to enlist businesses to help area students. Earlier in the spring the committee hosted a Meet and Greet for teachers and school staff and had them submit wish lists of things businesses could help them with that would further students education. We got so many requests were going to spend quite a bit of time this summer prioritizing and categorizing them, said Committee Chairwoman Carrie Elwell, of Kids R Kids SouthShore in Gibsonton. As a result of the project, a load of medical supplies was delivered May 31 to the EMT and Certified Nursing programs at the South County Career Center by Bennett, her intern Jenna Ksaibati, and Charlotte Clark of American Momentum Bank of Apollo Beach and Sun City Center. Charlotte took this project and ran with it, said Elwell. She did the lions share of the work. Melissa Sawyer, assistant principal at the career center said the items would make a huge difference to students. Items still needed are all different sizes and strengths of medical tape, a scale like the kind used in medical offices, stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs, and empty oxygen tanks. When the bank did its drive, many of our customers brought in supplies and hospital gowns, said Clark. Almost 50 pairs of scrubs and lab coats were donated by the hospital, and about 1,000 pairs of non-latex gloves by Langjahr. We donated two cases, he said. Thats about 1,000 pairs. They had to be non-latex in case someone had a latex allergy. Langjahr said he was happy to participate. We believe in doing whatever we can to supply educators with whatever they need to help the students reach their goals so they can become productive members of society, he added. Anyone who wants to donate medical supplies is still welcome to call Diaz at (813) 634-0496. Now that the committee has raised community awareness about the need for medical supplies for these classes, it is busy working on its next two projects: the gathering of school supplies and backpacks for students who will need them to return to school in August and a Back to School Health Fair to be held before school starts back up. We hope to get doctors and others in the medical profession to help us pro bono, Clark said. Businesses and individuals can help educators in many ways. People who want to find out about the educational business project, or just learn more about the committee may call the South Shore Chamber of Commerce at (813) 645-1366.Businesses helping students benefits whole communityPENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSAbove, a committee that gets local businesses to help area schools gathered medical supplies and delivered them May 31 to students in the EMT and Certified Nursing programs at the South County Career Center. Most needed were the 40-to-50 sets of scrubs and lab coats because just like in the world of work, students are not permitted in class unless theyre dressed for the job. At right, Charlotte Clark (left) and Sherrell Bennett are shown some of the projects done by students by future EMT Jeffery Kirby after they delivered donated medical supplies to his class. (1 mile west of I-75 Exit 240-B)813-645-8660www.doveinteriorscarpetone.com www.doveinteriorshdwfg.com Natural Travertine Stone$371s.f.InvincibleHardwood50 year warranty. Best performance guarantee$335s.f.12x12 Ceramic TileBeige, great price!39s.f.WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!18x18 Porcelain Tile Designer quality99s.f.WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!Shutter SALEBeautiful and affordable. Compare quality.Starting at$1895s.f. InstalledHunter Douglas Silhouette for that glow with warm, luminous light.$100 Rebatewith PowerRiseEarthscapesFIBER FLOORWarm and comfortable underfoot. living. Starting at $242s.f. Hunter DouglasLuminette allows you to control light in many ways.$100 Rebatewith PowerGlide THE 2010 THE 2011 THE 2012 0% Interestfor 12 months! Reg.$4.10 s.f. Reg.$4.96 s.f. Reg.$3.63 s.f. Reg.$21.95 s.f. SAVE 1/2 OFFon basic installation of all Karastan Carpets

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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 Kevin Brady. ..............Contributing Writer kevin@observernews.net Warren Resen. .....................Travel Writer w630@aol.comAll 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......... beverly@observernews.netPRODUCTION:Chere Simmons. ...........Creative Director chere@observernews.net Carol MacAlister. ...Graphic Arts / Layout carol@observernews.net Jason Martin. .........Graphic Arts / Layout jason@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 By William Hodges What kind of a boxer are you? No, I am not talking about kick boxers or shadow boxers, but rather intellectual boxers. We are all intellectual boxers of some sort. That may lead you to believe I am talking about having a battle of wits, but thats not the case. I am referring to how you think. In that regard, there are several types of thinkers: In the Box, Out of the Box, Other Box and No Box. Each attempts to solve a problem in a different manner. The In the Box thinkers are committed to using traditional thinking on any problem they face. They rely heavily on past experience and conventional wisdom that fit societys need for order. For example, a friend of mine who is in this group was hanging some pictures on her wall and was stymied when she could not find her hammer. I pointed out that she had a perfectly good set of pliers sitting there and they would surely pound in the small nail. She responded to my suggestion with a look of horror and exclaimed, Nobody pounds in nails with pliers. Her box did not allow for nontraditional thinking. The Out of the Box thinker is just the opposite. Since I happen to be one of those, I know firsthand how we think. We tend to be very creative and sometimes carry creativity too far. I just love to put bits and pieces together to make something serve a purpose for which it was never intended. I love it so much that I sometimes overlook the obvious tools around me. Even if my friend had a hammer, I would probably have still handed her the pliers. Our box requires that we be creative, even when it is not necessary. The Other Boxers are people who have few thoughts of their own. They play a constant game of follow the leader. If you ask them for an idea, they will look to someone elses life experience for the answer or seek advice. These people are extremely cautious and rarely get into any trouble because they will seek counsel at every turn of the road. On the other hand, you cannot expect any creative thinking from them. The Other Boxers find themselves in trouble when they are left to their own devices. The No Box thinkers are the ones that I admire the most. These are people who can combine the best of all worlds; they have a good grasp on the traditional, can see possibilities, and are not embarrassed to look to the rest of the world for opinions. They will use the hammer when it is available and be bright enough to use the pliers when the hammer is not at hand. They may even ask around for other alternatives. These people are pragmatic and realize the method is only the way to get the job donenot the reason for the job. If you want to be a No Box thinker, try to do the following when confronted with a problem. First, look to your past knowledge of this problem. How have you solved it in the past? Next, ask yourself if that solution was a good one with long-lasting results, and if you still have the ability to apply that solution to your current problem. If there is an obstacle to its application, try to think of other ways to solve the problem Positive Talk: What kind of boxer are you?Cool Summer fun for kids and adults at Manatee Ag MuseumThis summer, bring your children down to the Manatee County Agricultural Museum, 1015 6th St. West, Palmetto, to explore our Junior Ag Spots. While visiting, kids can play John Deere American Farmer on the computer, put together a large farm floor puzzle, solve flower riddles, identify seeds, play a citrus matching game, watch a movie about citrus farming or discover Ten Things Kids Want to Know About Farming. And when youre through having fun at the Ag Museum, you can discover all the Pint-Size Pioneer Spots in the buildings in the adjoining Palmetto Historical Park. Looking for something cool to do yourself during the dog days of summer? Pop into the museum one Friday morning at 10:30 to watch The History of Agriculture in Manatee County. Theres always something new to see in the museum as well. For hours of operation and more information, call 941-721-2034. that might make the solution more palatable or permanent. Now talk about your solutions with those around you. They may have other ideas from which you can draw to better solve your problem. The next time you are in the ring with a problem that is plaguing you, stop for a moment and make a conscious choice as to what kind of boxeryou want to be. Then go out and fight the good fight.Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interviewformat 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 : 824-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.com Dog Fun Show and Fundraiser is June 22A Dog Fun Show is set to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, June 22, at Mikes Smokehouse, 7117 Hwy. 301 N. in Tampa. Expect a day of fun with your dog. There will be a dog costume contest, Doggie Treasure Hunt, Paw Paintings, raffle prizes and much more. All proceeds will benefit Pibbles to the Rescue, a local dog rescue that provides medical help and rehabilitation for dogs in need. For more information, email donna4pitbullnation@yahoo.com.The Current

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JUNE 20, 2013 OBSERVER NEWS 5A Peaceful Harbor Day Spa and Salon, located at 1312 Apollo Beach Blvd. in Apollo Beach has announced the addition of new staff member: licensed massage therapist Debi Sanguedolce. A massage therapist for over 30 years, Debi has continued her education throughout her career. She offers a variety of deep tissue and relaxation massage techniques and practices reflexology, She joins owner and esthetician Kathie McPhee and her existing staff: hairstylists and cosmetologists Patti Greene, Edwin Martinez, Mary Tanner and Christie Rasmussen; nail technician Tonya Beatty; and esthetician Kelli Greik Greene. In addition to massage, A Peaceful Harbor offers complete skin care, permanent makeup, waxing, teeth whitening, spa pedicures and manicures, as well as a full range of haircuts and expert color. For a complete list of services, visit www.apeacefulharbordayspaandsalon.com. A Peaceful Harbor is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To make an appointment or purchase a gift certificate, call 813-645-3303. Debi SanguedolcePeaceful Harbor Spa adds massage therapist to staff Congratulations to Gibsonton Elementarys Terrific Kids for May The following students showed others how to be Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Responsible, Respectful, Inclusive, Focused, Inquisitive, and Confident: Christopher Feliciano Sergio Merida, Steven Binyard, Kazim Moore, Jersey Payne, Idalia Martinez, Briana Rodriguez, Helen Daisy Sandoval, Jacqueline Capilla-Alvarado, Josh Pesina, Samanth Macia-Cockran, Madison Campbell, Ernesto Hernandez, Malykai Riffas Johnson, Emy Cantum, Lindsey DeWolf, Haileigh Ioakim, Fernando Ocampo, Neko Rodriguez, Alicia Jackson, Selena Martinez, Jazmin Sneed, Reese Phelps, Jannette Ortiz, Ana Chavez, Emmanuel Ortiz, Larissa Deleon, Jeisi Gonzalez, and Adrian Suastegui.Rudy Rosa to play at next Moonglow Dance June 27Moonglow Ballroom Dance Club will feature the live music of Rudy Rosa for the first time at their monthly dance on Thursday, June 27 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. in Sun City Center. Rudy has recently played at Freedom Plaza, Sun Towers, and the Elks Club in Ruskin, and was a regular attraction at the Sun City Center Inn for three years in the 1980s. He has played a concert at Carnegie Hall and has toured the country professionally from California to New York. Even those no longer physically able to dance, are welcome to come listen to the unique talent of Rudy Rosa. The attire at Moonglow Dances is dressy casual. Members are free; guests pay $5 per person at the door. Singles table(s) are always available. BYOB and snacks; the club will provide ice, water and paper products. Moonglow schedules its dances on a monthly basis year round, always with live music for dancing or listening pleasure. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 813633-1297 or 813-642-8845. If you would like to receive Moonglow information by email, contact gail3357@gmail.com. On June 11, the Rotary Club of Sun City Center inducted officers and board members for its 20132014 year. President for the coming year is Peggy Gleason of Hillsborough Community College, South Shore Campus. Her support officers are President-Elect Steve Overton, with Raymond James; Vice President Jim Everett, Ruskin; Secretary/Treasurer Marilyn Everett, Ruskin; Sergeant at Arms and Youth Services Chair George Cardillo, from Apollo Beach; Membership Chair Georgana Collins with Hanson Services; Vocational Chair Sally Nichols with Freedom Plaza; International Chair Rod Grant of Sun City Center; Club Service Chair Syd Ashbridge, of Sun City Center; and Community Service Chair Phil Aronson of Apollo Beach. Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace throughout the world. In more than 200 countries and geographical regions, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 33,000 Rotary clubs. West Central Florida is home to more than 2,000 Rotarians in 46 clubs throughout Hillsborough, Highlands, Hardee and Polk Counties. The Rotary motto is, Service Above Self. Rotary Clubs in District 6890 perform hundreds of local projects, with thousands of community service hours. Collectively, our District also supports projects including: Rotarys Camp Florida, enabling an accessible camp experience for special needs children; Seminar For Tomorrows Leaders (S4TL), offering leadership development for high school seniors; Dictionary Distribution contributing dictionaries to area 5th grade students; Project C.U.R.E., collecting used and discarded medical equipment for distribution in developing nations; and Gift of Life, providing life-saving surgery at no charge to children in need from around the globe. For more information about Rotary go to www.rotary.org or for District 6890 in Florida, go to www.rotary6890.org.New officers named for Rotary Club of SCC SouthShore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlights Libraryopoly Thursday, June 20 at 4 p.m. For teens entering grades 6-12 ~ Roll the dice in an attempt to become the wealthiest player traveling down Drama Drive on this life-sized game board. Buy books and library services without landing in Library jail or having to pay any late fines. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Teen Advisory Board Meeting Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. For teens in grades 6-12 ~ Join the Teen Advisory Board to get involved with the librarys teen programs or earn community service hours for graduation, scholarships and more. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Dig Into eReading! Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ Grime! Mud! Muck! Bring your iPad or Kindle Fire and investigate the world of dirt through eBooks. No tablet, no worries! There will be 12 iPads available for families and participants to share in this entertaining program that explores summer eReading with myON books, games, and activities. Limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Pee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Monday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. Pee Wee Artists, 3-6 years, with caregiver, will join Art Instructor, Tim Gibbons, and create an art project to take home. Limit 15. Registration required at either the Information Desk or by calling 813-2733652. Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center.. Creative Artists: Lets Create! Monday, June 24 at 11:30 a.m. Creative Artists, 7-10 years, will join Art Instructor, Tim Gibbons, 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. Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center. Baby Time Monday, June 24 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at 10:05 a.m. For children ages 0-20 months and their caregivers ~ Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. Toddler Time Tuesday, June 25 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at 10:35 a.m. For children ages 20-36 months and their caregivers ~ Stories, fingerplays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readiness. Story Time Tuesday, June 25 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 at 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. Pirate Tales! Tuesday, June 25 at 1 p.m. & 2:15 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ In this program, puppets invite participants to dig for pirate treasure! Audiences will discover what treasure lies at the spot marked X and be inspired to dig into books about pirates. Presented by Katie Adams of Make Believe Theater. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Jobs We Dig Wednesday, June 26 at 2 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ What do scientists, garbage collectors, and underwear salesmens jobs have in common? They can all be very dirty! Learn more about these gross and gruesome professions with activities, books, crafts and games. Bored Games Thursday, June 27 at 4 p.m. For teens entering grades 6-12 ~ Feel the need to compete? Bring friends and unplug with classic board games like Sorry and Cranium, and new games like Worst Case Scenario. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Teen Game Zone Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. Teen gamers come join us as we plug our Xbox 360, Wii and Playstation into our large projector screens for two hours of gaming. Family Story Time Thursday, June 27 at 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. If you would be interested in becoming a Member of the Friends of the Library, call Jim Duffy at 813-634-1396, www.southshorefriends.com. Business slow? Advertise in The ObserverWe cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 48,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. For more information visit us on the web at www.ObserverNews.net &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING

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6 JUNE 20, 2013 3852 Sun City Center Blvd.Sun City Center, FLSR 674 next to Hungry Howies813-633-9301 Americas Oil Express ANY FULL SERVICE OIL CHANGE TRANSMISSION FLUSH, POWER STEERING FLUSH or HEADLIGHT RESTORATION $1000 Off$2000 Off No Appointment NecessaryTRULY 10 MINUTES!100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! CARDS 10-MINUTE OIL CHANGE Now Featuring: SYNTHETIC BLEND OILSShopper Observer Shopper Observer We can service nearly any car! Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer some tips on protecting seniors from financial scams? My neighbors elderly mother was recently swindled out of $10,000 and I want to make sure my own mother is protected. Troubled Daughter Dear Troubled, Financial scams that tar get the elderly continue to be a big problem in the U.S. In fact, its estimated that some 5 million Americans over age 60 are scammed out of roughly 3 billion every year. Here are some tips that can help you spot a scam, and what you can do to protect your mom. Scam Watching Spotting a scam or a con artist is not always easy to do. They range from shady financial advisers to slick-talking telemarketers to professional caregivers and relatives who steal from the very people theyre supposed to be looking after. The most common scams targeting seniors today come in the form of free-lunch seminars selling dubious financial products, tricky/ high-pressure telemarketing calls, and endless junk mail peddling free vacation packages, sweepstakes, phony charity fundraisers and more. And, of course, theres the ongoing problem of identity theft, Medicare fraud, door-to-door scams, credit card theft, and Internet and email scams. The best way to spot a scam is to help your mom manage her finances, or at least monitor her accounts. Reviewing her financial statements each month can alert you to questionable checks, credit card charges or large withdrawals. If, however, she doesnt want you looking at her financial records, there are other clues. For example: Is she getting a lot of junk mail for contests, free trips, and sweepstakes? Is she receiving calls from strangers offering awards or moneymaking deals? Also notice if her spending habits have changed, if she has complained about being short of money lately, or has suddenly become secretive or defensive about her finances. All these may be signs of trouble. Protect Your Parent The most effective way to help protect your mom is to alert her to the different kind of scams out there. The easiest way to do this is by visiting the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force website (stopfraud. gov click on Protect Yourself), where you can get a rundown on the different types of scams making the rounds these days. The Better Business Bureau Scam Stopper site at bbb.org/scam-stopper is another good resource. If your mom doesnt have access to a computer, print out the materials yourself and use them to start a conversation. Its also a good idea to keep close tabs on your moms social circle. Has she acquired any questionable new friends lately, or is she seeing anyone whos giving her advice, financial or otherwise? Some other tips to protect her include reminding her to never give out her Social Security number or financial information unless she initiated the contact and knows the institution. Also, see if your mom would be willing to let you sort her mail before she opens it so you can weed out the junk. To reduce the junk mail and/or email she gets, use the Direct Marketing Association consumer opt-out service at dmachoice.org. And to stop credit card and insur ance offers, use the Consumer Credit Reporting Industry opt-out service at optoutprescreen.com or call 888567-8688 they will ask for your moms Social Security number and date of birth. Also, register your moms home and cell phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry (donotcall.gov, 888-382-1222) to reduce telemarketers. And help her get a free copy of her credit report at annualcreditreport.com to make sure she isnt a victim of identity theft. Report It If you suspect your mom has gotten scammed report it to your state securities regulators office (see nasaa.org for contact information), or your states Adult Protective Ser vices agency (call 800-677-1116 for contact information) that investigates reports of elderly financial abuse. 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.How to Spot and Prevent Senior Financial Fraud THE SAVVY SENIORBy Jim Miller Residential emergency electric bill payment assistance is now availableHillsborough Countys Family and Aging Services Department is accepting applications for its federally-funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP assists low-income residents with payments on their delinquent electric bills. Low-income households may qualify if they meet the following criteria: eral Poverty Guidelines Applicants will need to bring the following information with them: proof can be a pay check stub, employer letter, public assistance check, Supplementary Security Income check, unemployment check, or a pension check stub with current address, a letter from your landlord or mortgage company, voters registration card, etc. Locally, residents can apply at the SouthShore Community Resource Center, 201 14th Ave. SE in Ruskin, 813-671-7647. An appointment is necessary. For more information, call 813-272-6770. The next event scheduled by the Friends of Tampa Recreation is Scream on the Green, billed as midnight movie mayhem in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa. Friday, June 21, will be a showing of Kubricks The Shining. Concessions including kettle corn, roasted 813-633-3065 1515 Sun City Center Plaza Missing?We offer technologically advanced lens implants for cataract surgery patients, including Crystalens, ReSTOR and Toric which can improve vision near, far and in between!Call 813-633-3065 for a consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Davis to nd out which lens implant is right for YOU!Ask us how Lifestyle Lens Implants are helping many people enjoy clearer vision.Dont let cataracts hinder your lifestyle.Jeffrey Davis, M.D. Fellowship-trained Cornea Specialist, Lasik and Cataract SurgeonYourEyeDoctors.com What are youMissing? nuts, lemonade, snow cones, cotton candy and more will be available to purchase. Wicked Witches food truck will also be on site. Low back chairs, coolers and leashed dogs are allowed. Alcohol not permitted. On July 19, the movie is Dawn of the Dead; on August 19, it is The Exorcist. Send your announcements to OBSERVER@OBSERVERNEWS.NET

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8 OBSERVER NEWS JUNE 20, 2013 List 10 words that rhyme with seed. 1. _ _____________ 2._ ______________ 3. _ _____________ 4. _ ______________ 5. _ _____________ 6. _ ______________ 7. _ _____________ 8. _ ______________ 9. _ _____________ 10. _ _____________What Rhymes withSome answers: bead, breed, creed, deed, feed, heed, lead, need, reed, steedHave you ever seen a stalk of cotton? There are many seeds in cotton fibers, and until Eli Whitney came along, workers had to remove those seeds by hand, which took many hours. Whitney invented the cotton gin to remove the seeds from cotton fibers in the late 1790s. Although the machine was a success, it did not make Whitney rich. Many farmers did not want to pay Whitney to separate their cotton and made cotton gins of their own. Whitney invented many other things, including a way to make muskets by machine. It was his work in manufacturing where he made most of his money. Fiber from Seed Answers: 1) Combine, 2) Tractor, 3) Seed Drill, 4) Plow, 5) Baler, 6) Grain Auger, 7) DiscFarmers rely on a lot of equipment to grow their crops. Fill in the blanks to name some of the equipment found on a farm.Name That Equipment 1 C __ M B __ N E2 T R A __ __ O R3 S __ __ D D R __ L L4 P __ O W5 B A __ E R6 G R __ __ N A U __ E R7 D I __ C Q: Whats the easiest way to count cattle?A: With a cowculator!Jokes and RiddlesQ: What do you give a sick pig?A: Oinkment. COLORING PICTURE1) A male cow is called a bull. Fact or Fiction? 2) A young cow is called a cub. Fact or Fiction? 3) A male chicken is called a rooster. Fact or Fiction? 4) A female chicken is called a hen and her young are called chicks. Fact or Fiction? 5) Young dogs are called colts. Fact or Fiction? 6) Young ducks are called goslings. Fact or Fiction? 7) Male hogs are called boars and female hogs are called sows. Fact or Fiction? 8) Young horses are called foals. Fact or Fiction? 9) A young male horse may also be called a colt and a young female horse may be called a filly. Fact or Fiction? 10) Young rabbits may be called bunnies or kittens. Fact or Fiction?Fact or Fiction?Farms are home to many animals, some of which go by other names. A male cat, for example, can also be called a tomcat, a female cat a queen and a young cat a kitten. Here are some questions about animal names. How many can you answer correctly?Answers: 1) Fact, 2) Fiction, a young cow is called a calf, 3) Fact, 4) Fact, 5) Fiction, young dogs are called puppies and young donkeys are called colts, 6) Fiction, young ducks are called ducklings and young geese are called goslings, 7) Fact, 8) Fact, 9) Fact, 10) Fact Animal Name Challenge

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We propose to create more than 3,000 new jobs and over $300 million in investment in Florida, while we work toward enactment of the federal Marketplace Fairness Act, which will protect states rights to make their own revenue policy choices. I hope its likely that they will come to Hillsborough, said Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra Murman. Its a great location, right next to Hillsborough Community College and a great high school, right in that same area. For local brick and mortar retailers, the sales tax issue has been a thorn in their side since the beginning of Internet commerce. The Florida Retail Federation has long pushed for laws requiring the collection of sales tax on Internet purchases, to help the playing field for local businesses. For years, Internet retailers argued that collecting and submitting sales taxes in a myriad of states and local tax districts would be far too burdensome, if not impossible. But just as technology has made it possible to buy nearly anything through a computer, it has also made tax collection and the payment of collected tax easier. Legislation is currently working through Congress, the previously mentioned Marketplace Fairness Act, that will likely end in some form of sales tax collection on most Internet purchases. The result is that if Amazon comes to Florida and begins to collect sales tax on purchases as early as next year, consumers are not likely to lose something that will already, or will soon be, lost anyway. For some retailers, despite a more level playing field with the collection of sales taxes, they could also see increased competition as Amazon has shown a desire to move into same day delivery of merchandise, MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOThere are so many residents that live here [in South County] and they have to drive somewhere else to go to work. We are really trying to make our whole community economically attractive to employers. Commissioner Murman Amazon could bring jobs to areau The possible site for the Amazon.com distribution center would be the South Shore Corporate Park, near I-75, State Road 674 and Hillsborough Community College.including everything from books and clothing to groceries. Having large, local facilities in major metropolitan areas such as Tampa will help to make that possible. When contacted for comment about possible future competition from Amazon, Brian West of Publix replied that the online retailers deal with the state is not a Publix specific issue. As part of the deal, both the county and state will provide incentives in the form of property tax relief and, to a lesser degree, in the employment rolls for a set number of years. The incentive program is really geared towards luring people in, Commissioner Murman said. In Hillsborough, we do have an accountability system built in. We can be sure that our tax dollars are actually being used as promised. From the countys standpoint, an Amazon facility in Hillsborough is an enormous win. Even with an unemployment rate in excess of seven percent, 1,000 jobs will have a large regional impact, not only for those seeking work but also through a broad ripple effect. Everything from housing to infrastructure in education and transportation could see changes that would otherwise not be possible in the foreseeable future. We are developing worker training programs where we can build training programs for specific employers, Commissioner Murman said. If we have a gap in the skilled workers that they need, then well get to work training workers to be able to fill those jobs. This week, the Board of County Commissioners will discuss granting employment incentives for the deal. Next month the board will decide on property tax breaks for the potential Ruskin location. We are in competition with a few other places but there seems to be more serious negotiations for Hillsborough, Commissioner Murman said. This is a great opportunity to get things started and really develop the community and the commercial marketplace. There are so many residents that live here [in South County] and they have to drive somewhere else to go to work. We are really trying to make our whole community economically attractive to employers. Im just thrilled that this could be happening here. Crazy for Patsy Cline show June 29Barbara Van Eycken brings the songs of Patsy Cline to life in a tribute to the pioneering queen of country music as the P.A.C. Lite Summer Variety Series continues at the Rollins Theater. If you like the music of the legendary Patsy Cline, then the Rollins Theater in Sun City Center is the place to be on Saturday, June 29 at 2:30 or 7 p.m. Barbara Van Eycken will present her tribute to the queen of country music as the P.A.C. Lite Summer Variety Series continues at the Rollins Theater in Sun City Center. The public is invited to attend all shows at the Rollins. Over 50 years after the death of legendary Patsy Cline, this musical tribute is an ode to the brash, pioneering queen of country music, one of the greatest innovators of the crossover from country to pop music. The show documents the singers earlier years from obscure honky tonk to country western super stardom to her untimely death at age 30. Tickets for Barbara Van Eyckens Patsy Cline Tribute Show are $10 and are available at the SCC Atrium Kiosk, open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. ~ noon. Tickets may also be ordered with credit card by calling 813-220-7913. The Rollins Theater is located at 970 Cherry Hills Drive, Sun City Center. For further information, directions to the theater and details on all shows in the series visit the P.A.C. website at www.PerformingArtsCompany-SCC.org.

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In part two, you will learn the keys on the computer keyboard. This is a beginner level class. Registration in person required when Library opens at 12 p.m. Book Discussion: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein Thursday, June 20 at 2 p.m. Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosophers soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three-year custody battle between daughter, Zoes maternal grandparents, and her father Denny, a race car driver. Planting a Vegetable Garden: Get Prepared! Friday, June 21 at 4:30 p.m. Join local naturalist Diana Kyle as she presents an entertaining and educational program on how and when to grow vegetables at home. This program is part of the Viva Florida 500 celebration, a statewide initiative led by the Florida Department of State to highlight the 500 years of historic people, places and events in Florida since the arrival of Juan Ponce de Len in 1513. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Adult Writing Group Monday, June 24 at 1 p.m. Connect with local writers to discuss all aspects of the writing process. Inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If youve ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Internet: Introduction and Google Tuesday, June 25 at 12:15 p.m. Introduction to the Internet and related terminology. Learn how to use Google to find information and tips for evaluating what you find. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Registration is available one hour prior to the beginning of the program. Introduction to Genealogy Tuesday, June 25 at 3:30 p.m. Learn about the types of records that are available for genealogical research and where to find them using the librarys resources in this beginners class. eBooks for Kindle and Kindle Apps Wednesday, June 26 at 10:15 a.m. Learn how to check out and download free library eBooks to read on the Kindle or any device using the free Kindle app and Overdrive! Also discover how to use library eBooks with an Amazon.com account. Presented by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium Limit: 20. Family Center on Deafness Telephone Distribution Wednesday, June 26 at 1 p.m. Presented by Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI). FTRI provides free specialized equipment and training to qualified Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. The equipment enables them to place and receive phone calls. Mah Jongg Club Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of the popular table game, Mah Jongg. Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg set or card. Limited to 28 players. Register in advance at the Information Desk or call 813-273-3652. SouthShore Needle People Wednesday, June 26 at 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 questions! Windows 7: Introduction and Computer Basics Thursday, June 27 at 12:15 p.m. Learn the parts of a window, how to navigate in the Windows environment, and file management. Learn about the parts and basic terminology of computers. Also covers basic purchasing considerations. Registration is available when the Library opens at 12 p.m Membership with the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library helps provide the funding for free programs offered at the Library. If you would be interested in becoming a Member of the Friends of the Library, call Jim Duffy at 813-634-1396, www.southshorefriends.com. South Hillsborough Elks Lodge Every Tuesday Jam Session 3 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. Music by Bryan from 5 to 8 p.m. Special price for summer: 2 fish dinners, either fried or baked, for $14. Monday, June 24 Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, $7 per person. Menu:Center Cut Pork Chops with all the trimmings, including dessert. Only 50 tickets available. Thursday, July 4 Build your own Burger Special for all Elks and their guests, $5 per person. Music by Bill Searles. Details to follow. Celebrate the 4th with your Lodge.The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is a clean, smoke-free environment located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S. in Ruskin. Telephone 813-645-2089. 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(813) 633 2000 2000 4874 Sun City Center Blvd Sun City Center, FL 33573 4874 Sun City Center Blvd Sun City Center, FL 33573 www.tampabayfamilyphysicians.com www.tampabayfamilyphysicians.com Board Certied Young people at YMCA Camp Cristina in Riverview helped the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission cross a significant milestone last week in Apollo Beach. The young campers were involved in the planting of more than one million plugs of marsh grass for habitat restoration. According to Kevin Baxter of the FWC, approximately 50 to 60 children took part in the planting at a marsh near Dickman Drive, between Apollo Beach Elementary School and the TECO Manatee Viewing Center. One million marsh plugs represents an outstanding level of achievement in the health and restoration of Tampa Bay, said Peter Clark, president of Tampa Bay Watch. Our community is truly fortunate to have such a wide variety of organizations all working together to ensure critical environments are protected and restored for future generations. Rae Waddell, director of the Florida Youth Conservation Center said, This activity is an example of the networks efforts to encourage and empower kids to participate in traditional outdoor recreation and conservation stewardship activities. On a hot pre-summer day in a steamy marsh in Apollo Beach, several dozen kids certainly were empowered, making a difference in their community that could last for generations to come.Campers green up Apollo Beach, and cross a big milestoneMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOS My wildlife yard By DIANE STRAUSER ALVAREZ,%  Our yards are the living areas for insects and birds and all kinds of wildlife. I can look out any window or sit on my back porch and see things moving: lizards, squirrels, insects, butterflies, birds sometimes even foxes, raccoons, possoms, gopher tortoises, snakes, and rabbits. At night while walking the dogs, we see owls, bats, fireflies, and hear small mammals moving in the brush. We leave mushrooms, fungus, ants, spiders, waspsall kinds of life to feed other kinds of life. I do protect myself from mosquitoes and red ants, but all the other creatures have no interest in me. One weekend afternoon, my husband and I watched a pileated woodpecker pair pecking and picking insects out of the leaf litter and the brush pile in our backyard. There was enough food for them to work steadily for several hours. What a pleasure it was to watch them. I have several brush piles in the two acres. In areas of undisturbed soil, the native vines such as smilax, Virginia creeper, Muscadine grape, Carolina Jessamine, and corky-stemmed passion vine are growing over brush piles and fences. I regularly see birds, snakes, rabbits, and butterflies using the brush piles. We have fence rows that join our neighbors on both sides. An IFAS article, Fences: Letem Grow by William M. Giuliano, says: Fencerows are essential for at least 15-20 vertebrate species and preferred habitats for more than 74 more. The type of vegetation and the width of a fencerow will affect what species use it. According to him, large areas of agricultural lands used to allow these fencerows to grow, but today because of weed wackers and herbicides, most fences in agricultural lands are clean, devoid of any vegetation, which contributes to declining wildlife in Florida. Were letting natural stuff grow on the side of the privacy fence. The other side is a sweet viburnam hedge, an exotic that hairstreak butterflies like (planted by the former neighbor). I do not mow too close to the hedge, leaving a bahia grass border there. Wildlife corridors along fences and between yards will improve the ecology of Florida. Even leaving a fringe of grass around a tree in our yard can be beneficialto the tree and to the environment. This column is sponsored by Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center located in Ruskin at 4140 24th Street SE, 3 miles south of S.R. 674 off exit 240 W. on I-75. Email: campbayou@gmail.com or call (813) 641-8545 for more information.

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12 JUNE 20, 2013 Dr. TRAN Dr. KORAHJSA Medical Group Sun City Center Activity CenterEVENTS CALENDARJSA MEDIC A L GROUP SUN C ITY C ENTER787 Cortaro Dr., Sun City Center, FL 33573 Adult Primary CareIn a State-of-the-Art New Facility!physiciansJSA Medical Group in Sun City Center is a comprehensive primary care clinic with many services offered in-house including radiology and labs! There is no better time to become a member of JSA!Call Today! (813) 634-2500ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSIncluding Humana and CarePlus Medicare Advantage Plan MembersJSA Medical Group Sun City Center Activity Center is open to the community & offers a variety of FREE community & patient events including Yoga, Tai Chi, health lectures, parties, line dancing & more! (*Classes are subject to change) JUNE UPCOMING EVENTS *R EGISTER NO W! (813) 419-5020 Some classes have limited space, call for availability Dominoes are always available to play at the SCC Activity Center! Please check your insurance coverage for SILVERSNEAKERS class participation eligibility. *MS ROM: Muscular Strength & R ange of Movement Classes Thu 20: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* TAI CHI 9:30 to 10:30 am 2:30 to 3:30 pmFri 21: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmMon 24: RUMBA DANCE SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 11 am to Noon 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmTue 25: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 26: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)S OCIAL BRIDGE 11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pm 1:30 to 4 pmThu 27: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* TAI CHI 9:30 to 10:30 am 2:30 to 3:30 pmFri 28: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmJULY UPCOMING EVENTS *R EGISTER NO W! Mon 01: SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pmTue 02: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 03: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pmThu 04: HAPPY 4th OF JULY! ClosedFri 05: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA GENTLE CHAIR Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1:30 to 2:30 pm 3 to 4:15 pm Visit us online for the monthly schedule of classes and events: JSAMedicalGroup.com Click Events TAMPA SARASO TA FLORIDAS NEW

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These cats are among the 82 rescued from a Riverview trailer that now need homes.HILLSBOROUGhH COUNTY ANIMaAL SSERVIcCES JUNE 20, 2013 13 T G E R S I N L U L S RUSKIN, FLWhere the Fun Sets presentsMr. Lester FreemanRecording artist and original singer of Some Kind of WonderfulJune 21 & July 127:00 p.m.Join us for a soulful evening. Enjoy great food and ice cold drinks at Tampa Bays premier beach bar. 813-645-7739 (next to South Bay Hospital)Also in Largo, St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor(813) 634-1333 1 Minute Test Checklist Patient Screening for Leg Vein Problems Pain: Heavy, aching, or tired legs; painful calves....legs that feel older than they should. You need an ultrasound evaluation. Remember most vein problems are hidden. Blue Feet: (corona phlebectasia) Blue veins at the foot and ankle indicate something is wrong usually a failed greater saphenous vein. Get an ultrasound now. We will prevent further deterioration of your legs. Swollen Ankles: Swelling, increasing at the end of the day or when traveling. (90% venous etiology). Failure of vein valves is a much more common cause of swollen feet and ankles than cardiac and renal issues. Diuretics (water pills) do not x the cause of the problem. Vein treatment can. Cramps or Restlessness: Night cramps, Charley horses, nocturnal muscle cramping. (90% venous etiology). Medications and minerals might mask the problem but vein treatment will x it. Night-time restlessness is often caused by venous failure you need an ultrasound. Skin Changes: Red/brown discoloration, ulceration, eczema, itching & burning. When vein valves fail, the capillaries below are under pressure and leak uid, protein and blood cells. The skin becomes sickened and discolored. Treatment will stop this progressive deterioration of your legs. Surface Veins: Spider (red), Reticular (blue) and Varicose Veins: Mountcastle Vein Centers offer in ofce 20 minute treatments to resolve these problems. Most treatments are medical and paid by insurance. We also offer VeinGogh, State of the Art radio-frequency technology, to deal with ne spider veins. Remarkable cosmetic results!! Have you checked one or more boxes? Call Mountcastle Vein Centers Call our ofce for a free, screening appointment (813) 634-1333 Insurance: We are In-Network providers with Medicare (and accept Medicare with Medicaid), Humana, BC/BS, United Health, Cigna, Aetna, Tricare and are the VA Preferred Provider Before / After Are you over 70? Call 813-634-1 455 to reserve your spotThe Skin Cancer Centers / Dermatology AssociatesHoward 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)www.TheSkinCancerCenters.com THE SKIN CANCER CENTERSDERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES T S C C Did you know people over 70 have a 50% higher likelihood of developing Skin Cancer?Call today for your FREE Skin Cancer Screening Exam Riverview man facing 80 charges in hoarding caseHomes needed for cats found in deplorable conditionsBy Kevin Brady%  kevin@observernews.netHomes are urgently needed for a family of 82 cats found living in a Riverview trailer park earlier this month. An anonymous complaint brought Hillsborough County Animal Services to the home at 10602 3rd St. in Riverview earlier this month where the cats where found living in deplorable conditions. The trailer has since been condemned. The trailers owner, Eric Holmes, is facing two misdemeanor animal cruelty charges and 82 misdemeanor improper confinement charges, according to Pam Perry, Hillsborough County Animal Services investigations manager. Riverviews Ian Hallett, director of Animal Services, where the cats are being held, knows all about such cases. In hoarding cases the person often cares very much for the animals unlike giant animal warehouses or dog fighting but you can quickly go from two cats to 80 in just a couple of years. They are just unable to seek help or recognize when they have too many animals, Hallett said. All of the cats were brought to Animal Services in Brandon where they were treated by county veterinarians. Most of the animals were in good health but two of the cats were in so much pain they had to be humanely euthanized, officials said. An additional five cats tested positive for feline leukemia and had to be euthanized. Despite the conditions of the trailer the kittens were in surprisingly good condition, according to Hallett. They have been bathed and cleaned up and they do not have the usual upper respiratory infections. Despite the publicity surrounding the case, no one has called to adopt any of the cats yet, said Hallett who has worked in animal services for eight years. They are a little shy right now but once you take them out of the cages and pet them they start purring and roll over. Its hard for them to come out of their shells in the shelter but once they go to a home they will become social. Animal Services impounded 21,926 animals between Feb. 1, 2012 and Jan. 31 this year, according to county records. Of those, 10,635 were cats while 9,967 were dogs. Of those, more than 8,300 were adopted. The agency also responded to 25,055 calls during that time, with 10,857 violations cited. Signs of animal neglect which are also worthy of reporting include: protruding bones, skin issues care wholesome food, and proper shelter from the elements Tips and information are followed up by trained investigators who determine the course of action to correct a problem and/or seek accountability. Civil citations and fines may be issued, or criminal charges may be filed for prosecution by the State Attorneys Office. Persons convicted of animal cruelty face a fine from $5,000 to $10,000, up to five years in jail, or both. To report animal neglect and cruelty or adopt an animal, contact Hillsborough County Animal Services at 813744-5660 or email info@ hillsboroughcounty.org. Gone Fishin Social in PalmettoOn Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee County Agricultural Museum will be holding a Gone Fishin Summer Social. Sure to be a reel fun day, this social will feature fishy activities and crafts including fish printing and Fishing for a Prize. The North River Kiwanis Club will hold a mini fishing clinic for kids, First Baptist Church of Palmetto will be running their train, and an exhibit of antique fishing tackle will be on display. So dont flounder around looking for something fun to do take the bait and come to the Social at 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. All activities are free. Snack It to Me will be on site with lunch will be raising funds to help fight childhood cancer. For more information, call 941-721-2034.

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14 JUNE 20, 2013 BRINGING YOU THE FUTURE OF HEART CARE Patients can depend on the Manatee Heart and Vascular Center for individualized care and diagnostic and advanced interventional procedures. Cardiologists coordinate care with other members of the healthcare team, including the surgery and emergency departments to get you on the road to recovery. Cardiac Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures Echocardiography with 3-D Imaging Electrophysiology Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures Cardiac Surgical Procedures A DVANCED TREATMENT FOR HEART VALVE DISEASEHeart valve disease affects your overall health and keeps you from enjoying the activities you love. Manatee Memorial performs technologically advanced heart valve repair and replacement with compassionate care from a team of seasoned professionals. The Valve Institute team specializes in: Heart Valve Repair, Heart Valve Replacement, Intracardiac Ultrasound, Hybrid Catheterization Lab, 2-D and 3-D echocardiography, 2D and 3D transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) www.manateememorial.comAwarded the 2012 Get with the Guidelines Gold Performance and American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Awards. Accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and The Joint Commission.206 Second Street East Bradenton, FL 34208 Tours are always welcome. Call 941.745.7572. For more information, please call 941.745.7572.Physicians are on the medical staff of Manatee Memorial Hospital, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Manatee Memorial Hospital. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.F ollow us I think my favorite piece of wardrobe is a denim and plaid shirt that John Lennon wore in 1974. It was during his lost weekend in Los Angeles when he and Yoko were split. He wore it when he was tossed out of the Troubadour for being a drunken belligerent with Harry Nilsson. It was a weird time for John. The weekend included a bar brawl after heckling the Smothers Brothers as they performed at the legendary Los Angeles venue, as well as an incident with a waitress, and her now-legendary words after Lennon reportedly stuck a recently purchased feminine product to his forehead. Just search the web on John Lennon and Troubadour and photos of him in that shirt will come up, Nolan added. Today it is part of the exhibit, a small slice of life from a legend. The exhibit is by no means a walk down memory lane reserved for older generations. According to Nolan, Hard Rock continues to seek out new talent, and some of the exhibits are the result of the relationships they forged. It is really gratifying when we get involved with a new band very early in their career, Nolan said. Hard Rock got involved with Mumford and Son very early on and now they are one of the biggest bands in the world. We started Hard Rock Records for this very reason, thats where the fun is. We say that music is in our DNA and in this company that is actually true. This company doesnt exist without rock n roll. The one-of-a-kind exhibit will be appearing at the hotel, located off I-4 near the intersection of Hillsborough Avenue and Orient Road in Tampa, through Friday. There is no charge to view the displays that include numerous costumes worn by superstars, hand-written notes, instruments and more. Hard Rock has been around for 42 years and we have relationships with artists that go back decades, Nolan said. Whats cool about this job is that this stuff never becomes background noise. I never become jaded. This stuff still blows my mind as much as it did when I first started. The magic of music is the ability it has to transport the listener to another place and time. Memories flood back when listening to a favorite song and such songs never get old. The exhibit offers something tangible to go with those memories. As people lined up to view the displays, they alternated between being elated and turning somber, depending upon what they were seeing. Music is a balm for the soul. Through Friday night at the Hard Rock in Tampa, it is also a feast for the eyes and the mind. It seems that with a little help from things such as instruments, clothing and even a pair of round glasses, memories can play back like favorite songs on an iPod. The Hard Rock Hotel is located at 5223 North Orient Road in Tampa. It is one of 179 Hard Rock locations in 57 countries. The companys 77,000-piece collection of memorabilia is currently traveling the world in three separate exhibits. Gone Too Soon display at Hard RockJohn Lennons glasses and a unique denim shirt he wore during his lost weekend in Los Angeles in 1974 are among the dozens of rarely seen items in the exhibit that runs through Friday.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS Nolan stops to talk with two visitors from Iowa who enjoyed seeing the display of Buddy Holly guitarist Tommy Allsups wallet. The wallet was recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that claimed Hollys life.u

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JUNE 20, 2013 15 Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat Clinic Drs. Ott, Slaughter, Waldy & Heaton PET TIP: Whether in fear or in play, a childs running and screaming elicit arousal behavior in dogs, and encourage the dogs to chase and bite. If the kids want to run and scream, put the dog away. FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.Registered Investment Advisor Thomas A. Payant Chairman & C.E.O. Payant Financial Services, Inc.Valencia Lakes Resident since 2005E-mail Tom at tpayant@payantfinancial.com to receive your Complimentary Weekly Market Update by e-mail.Retirement Income Investment SolutionsSecurities and insurance services offered through SagePoint Financial, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Payant Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment advisor not affiliated with SagePoint Financial, Inc.Call for your personal session today!813-633-7333 www.payantfinancial.com Dr. Robert A. Norman and AssociatesDermatologist Offering Laser, Botox, Restylane and various cosmetic products & services MOBILE RADIATIONSame Day Appointments FREE Skin ScreeningInsurance accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, WellCare, Staywell, Healthease and many more CLARKE AUTOMOTIVE CLARKE AUTOMOTIVEOPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY Everything we do keeps your car in warranty Includes: Visual Inspection of tires, belts & hoses, horn/lights, brakes, shocks/struts, exhaust, wipers, suspension, air and breather filter. Most cars/light trucks. Disassembly to perfect inspection may result in additional charges. Present coupon to receive savings. No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. See store for details. Exp. 7/25/13MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONFREEValue$3995 AAA DiscountOBNCALL FOR LOWEST PRICES ON TIRES131 Central Ave., Brandon813.685.2939 FREE Shuttle to FishHawk & Sun City Center TIRES DEALER ALTERNATIVEAAA Authorized Service Center OIL CHANGE & LUBRICATION$1095OBN motor oil. Purolator oil filter. Most cars and light trucks. Please call for appointment. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with any other 10% DISCOUNT on service or repair.EXCLUDES TIRES & SALES SPECIALS Honor All Competitors Coupons 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? C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273. TillyTilly is an adorable Carolina Dog mix with the cutest ears. She had a home since she was just a few weeks old but, unfortunately, her family can no longer care for her. This is due to no fault of her own. Tilly is a fun gal with a big personality. She zips around the yard playing chase with the other dogs. She is incredibly fast! When it is time to settle down, Tilly is just as happy to snuggle. Tilly has also been around dogs and kids her whole life. Tilly is spayed and current on her shots. DOB: April 2, 20 PHOTOS MARLENE GREENBERgG RomeoRomeo is a gray tabby kitten who was recently brought to C.A.R.E. with his three siblings, Juliet, Tippy and Grayson. Romeo is a lover like his namesake and is playful and friendly. He loves to play with the other kittens at the shelter. He would like most of all to come to live at a forever home of his own. Go see this handsome guy and give him that home. Romeo will be spayed, microchipped, and brought current on his shots. DOB: January 2, 2013. 100 Women Who Care: new group is launchedOrganizers of 100 Women Who Care are seeking to gather a group of one hundred or more women in the South Shore area for the purpose of helping those in need in the community. Together, 100 or more women in the local community can make a difference and improve lives. The initial meeting is from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Mira Bay Clubhouse, 107 Manns Harbor Dr. in Apollo Beach. Patterned after a similar group in Michigan, this concept has been very effective in other communities around the United States. This is how it can work in the Tampa Bay community: to the group, which means attending four, one-hour meetings a year, pledging $100 per meeting ($400 per year). wishing to request donations for a local charity/program/nonprofit will place her name into a basket. from the basket. the opportunity to present a fiveminute explanation of the local organization or agency they nominated. questions. is announced. a check directly to the winning agency. ning charity receives $10,000 or more. That is powerful! It can make a tremendous impact on local charities and neighbors in need. In June, 100 Women Who Care donated $3,800 to the Firehouse Cultural Center in Ruskin (The Observer News, June 13, 2013 issue). For more information, email 100WWCSouthShore@gmail. com or call Amber Watt at 813956-7839 or Ann Rand 813641-3817. There is also a page on Facebook: 100 Women Who Care Tampa Bay. RUSKIN BrR ANCH LIbr BR Ar R Y Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged Layout, entering data, inserting rows and columns, and other techniques. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn different formats for expressing numbers in a spreadsheet. Excel I is recommended. Learn about functions and formulas and how to use them in calculations. Excel II is recommended. Learn how to become a member, browse, search, and buy items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Learn how to create a listing and sell items on Craigslist. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Tutoring in Microsoft software, email and the internet. Learn about saving files using cloud storage and USB devices. Learn how to transfer and download digital content.

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16 JUNE 20, 2013 Area Places of Worship 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 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 702 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC, FL 33573 www.popcc.orgMasses:Sunday.8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., Noon Saturday Vigil....................4:00 p.m. Daily................................8:00 a.m.Confessions:Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m.www.unitycommunityofjoy.com 813-298-7745 Spirituality Rather Than ReligionUnityHenry Gibson Social Hall, Beth Israel Synagogue www.nbcor.orgLoving God, Loving Others, Serving Beyond Borders Sunday School (all ages)........9:30 a.m. Dr. Samuel (Sam) A. Roach, Pastor WORSHIP SERVICES: SUNDAY 8:15 a.m. ......................Sanctuary (Communion Service)9:15 a.m. ...New Life Enrichment Center (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 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 (813) 634-1304 ~ www.uccsuncity.org UNITED COMMUNITY CHURCH ~ United Church of Christ 1501 La Jolla AVE, Sun City Center, FL 33573-5329 A Caring Church United in God's Love Serving Others Rev. Dr. Jean M. Simpson Worship Services ~ 8:30 and 10 AM Sunday Worship: Blended 8:00 a.m. Contemporary 9:40 a.m. Traditional 11:15 a.m.Nursery Provided www.calvarylutheranchurch.net 645-1305 Pastor Jack R. Palzer Assoc. Pastor Derek Hoven Wimauma Church of GodSunday School ................................10:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ...............10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Youth Worship ...............6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service .............7:00 p.m.Pastor Tom Durrance REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Worship Services on Sunday 10 a.m. Edward Lawrence Hoskins Jr.July 3, 1980 April 20, 2010 From your family and sons Shop early at Christmas in July Bazaar in LithiaNearly 50 vendors will sell everything from handmade gifts to home decor at the Saturday, July 27 Christmas in July Bazaar at Grace United Methodist Church at FishHawk. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, located at 5708 Lithia Pinecrest Rd., Lithia. Items for sale include jewelry, crosses, pet supplies, honey, homemade jelly, birdhouses, handmade soaps and purses. Most of the vendors will be inside the air-conditioned church, so guests can shop in comfort. There is no entrance fee, and free door prizes will be given away. The bazaar is a fundraiser for Grace United Methodist Women (UMW). Nationally, United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice. All women are invited to attend Grace UMW meetings, which are the fourth Sunday of every month at the church. The meetings start at noon, and a free lunch is served. For more information about the bazaar and Grace UMW, visit www.mygraceumc.com or call 813-661-8858. One of the worlds greatest speakers from ancient Greece was Demosthenes. He was born with a severe speech defect. To overcome his problem he would practice speaking with small pebbles in his mouth. He overcame his difficulty. The Apostle Paul said of himself the following: I did not come with eloquence, my bodily presence is weak and (my) speech contemptible, and though my condition put you to the test you did not scorn or despise me. Yet he was and is recognized as one of the greatest missionaries, theologians and teachers who ever lived. Handicapped? Have problems? Lacking in skills and talents? Need to improve on the gifts God has given you? Jesus said, My grace is all you need, for my power is strongest when you are weak. When we look at ourselves and feel inadequate, we need to turn our thoughts to God and realize that we are His handiwork. He has impor tant work for each of us to do. But we must give our all to Him and let Him work His miracles through us. Visit us at: SowerMinistries.org.Summer book clubMore Than Sisters, the womens group at South Bay Church in Riverview, will be hosting a twice-monthly book club instead of their regular weekly meetings throughout the summer. The book to be discussed is Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs. The Club will meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on June 11 and 25; July 10 and 24; and wrap up on August 13. This discussion group is open to all area women, however, space is limited so register soon at info@ southbay.cc or call the church office for more information at 813-677-0721. South Bay Church is located at 13498 U.S. Highway 301 South, Riverview. Visit their website at www.SouthBay.cc.Questions about the Catholic Church?Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center offers an outreach ministry called Come and See, a kind of Catholic Open House held the third Friday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Conesa Center. The next session will be Friday, June 2. This is an opportunity for nonCatholics to learn more about the Catholic faith. The format is one of informal questions and answers, discussions about faith, the Church and its traditions. All are invited to come as often as needed. If you or someone in your circle of family and friends have an interest in, have some unanswered questions or perhaps misconceptions about the Catholic Church, or are looking for a spiritual home, please come and see. All inquiries are welcome and there is no cost or obligation. For more information, contact Marilyn Vahovich at 813-634-6900. Linda ShieldsLinda Shields of Kings Point, SCC, passed away May 15 at LifeCare Hospice after a brief hospital stay. She was predeceased by sisters and a brother. She is survived by husband Robert W.; daughter Laura Bulla of Carrollton, Texas; goddaughter Amy Litke of West Hartford, Conn.; and godson Gordon Heavern of Boulder Colorado. She is also survived by nieces and nephews. She was a member of Eastern Star. Buffalo, NY Linda was buried in the family plot at Acacia Park Cemetery in North Tonawanda, NYArea Obituaries John P. BailiffJohn P. Bailiff, of Sun City Center, FL passed away on June 15, 2013. He was born on June 14, 1935 in Chester, PA. He is survived by his wife Corinne; children David, Devin, Darren Bailiff and Donna Bisconti; eight grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren, all of New Jersey. He is also survived by step-children David from Texas, Roy from Arizona and Wayne Smith from Colorado; three step-grandchildren and one step-greatgrandson. John retired from Chevron Oil Co. in Philadelphia after 33 years service. He served in the United States Army in Korea. He resided in Cherry Hill, NJ before moving to FL in 1992. John enjoyed playing golf, stained glass, organ, bridge, poker, wood carving and his favorite was lawn bowling. He served as club president in 2011. He served as a volunteer on the Sun City Center Security Patrol and with Samaritan Services, and was a member of the St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, where he served four years as Deacon. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Sun City Center on Tuesday, June 25 at noon. A private burial will be held at the National Cemetery at Sarasota. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LifePath Hospice, 3725 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573 or Sun City Center Emergency Squad. LTC. James R. BoydWith his family by his side, James R. Boyd, 79, of Sun City Center, Florida died June 6, 2013 at his home. Born February 16, 1934 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, to Gerald W. and Gertrude Kearney Boyd, James attended high school in Ironton, Ohio, and returned for reunions. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at the age of 17 and served with the 187th Airborne under Colonel Westmoreland in Korea,1951-1952. Leaving the U.S. Air Force, he attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega, Georgia, graduating as a Distinguished Military Graduate and was then commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Having married Mary Carol King in 1954, he and their young family moved from one U.S. Army training school to another until he earned his aviation wings. Flying the fixed-wing Caribou (C-V2), he served in Viet Nam in 1963, primarily supporting Special Forces Units. As the Airmobile concept took form, he flew the Huey helicopter during his second tour in Viet Nam with the 190th Assault Helicopter Company from 1967 1968, during the TET Offensive. His valor awards include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star and numerous Air Medals with V for valor. He completed his military career at Fort Hood, Texas, retiring in 1981. James earned his masters degree while in Texas and went to work as a Director for BDM, a military contractor, after retirement, helping test and ready the Abrams M1 Tank. Preceded in death by his wife, James moved to the Tampa Area in 1998 and worked with the Beck Corporation. Discovering Sun City Center, he purchased his home here in 2000. An avid golfer, James enjoyed spending time with his golf buddies, eight-somes and extended family, children and five grandchildren at Caloosa as well as his nightly workout with fellow gym enthusiasts at the SCC Community Club. James is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Maurice Roukous of Sun City Center; his sister and brother-in-law, Gertrude and Ron Butler of El Paso, Texas; sister-in-law Dorothy Clark of Atlanta; daughter Brenda Wheeler of Sun City Center; daughter and son-in-law Debbie and Randy Hood of Richardson, Texas; son Greg Boyd; daughter and son-inlaw Cathy and Dr. David Giles of Fort Worth, Texas; five grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. The viewing will be held Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Dr., Sun City Center, Florida. The memorial service will be held Friday, July 12 at 11 a.m., in the Royal Palm Room, Little Harbor Resort, Ruskin, followed by a Military Honors burial at Sarasota National Cemetery promptly at 2:30 p.m. Following the burial, a Celebration of Life will be held at the Royal Palm Room, Little Harbor Resort, from 5 p.m. until 7: p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a contribution be made to the Wounded Veteran charity of your choice. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.

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18 JUNE 20, 2013 Take a guided canoe tour at Camp BayouIf a trail walk in the Florida heat does not sound appealing, how about a morning guided canoe trip for the price of a standard canoe rental? Camp Bayou will offer Saturday guided canoe tours once a month on the following dates: July 27, Aug. 24 and Sept. 21, starting at 9 a.m. and lasting approximately 90 minutes. Cost is $25 per canoe which seats up to three. Have your own canoe or kayak? A donation of $5 is requested to be part of the guided tour. Reservations required: contact 813-641-8545 or email campbayou@gmail.com for more information. Camp Bayou does not offer its own summer camp but it is a destination field trip for many area summer programs. There are still days available to schedule a trip to Camp Bayou. Fall school reservations are now available as well. Camp Bayous Annual Back to School Back to Nature event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug, 3 from 9 a.m. noon. As always, admission is free. Kids visit various nature tables to learn something new then get a free school supply item. Some new organzations will join the event this year including UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center from Balm; and Sensing Nature, Inc. representing Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network. Camp Bayou is looking for donations of new school supply itemsnotebooks, backpacks, etc. or money to purchase them. Contact Camp Bayou at 813-641-8545 or email campbayou@gmail.com to arrange a pick up or drop off appointment, or mail your check to BOLD, P.O. Box 507, Ruskin, FL 33570. Reservations for the Back to School event can be made at the link on the homepage: www.campbayou.org The Camp Bayou Photo Contest is back with prizes in addition to the award ribbons. There is no fee to enter. Photos must be taken at Camp Bayou. Submit a mounted 8x10 and include contact information. For an entry form, visit the homepage or stop in at Camp Bayou during regular operating hours. Winners will be announced at Fall Open House, Oct. 26, 2013. Camp Bayou is neither a campground nor a summer camp. It was an RV park before the Countys ELAP program purchased the land but it is now open for day use only, open to the general public. Through volunteers, donations, supporters and grants, the Center offers prescheduled programs to schools, youth groups, adult groups and families plus its open from Thursday to Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for passive recreational pursuits such as wildlife watching, nature photography and trail walks. General admission is still free. The Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is a publicprivate partnership between Bayou Outdoor Learning and Discovery, Inc. (BOLD), Ruskin Community Development Foundation, Inc. (RCDF) and Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation. Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of SR674 at the end of 24th St SE in Ruskin. More information is on the web at http://www.campbayou.org or call 813-641-8545.Lee Conrad takes a break during the canoe tour on National Trails Day, June 1, at Camp Bayou. 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 Top highlight in fishing this week is the teeming of the tarpon. Tarpon is one of the champion game fish of the world. They have a fighting heart and will keep you busy for hours. As for their food value, only a shipwrecked starving sailor would eat them. With average weight 68 pounds, a catch of a 350 pounder has been recorded. They are extremely prolific, one female may contain more than 12 million eggs. A tarpon is bluish on their back, shading to brilliant silver on sides, occasionaly with traces of yellow about the fins. If caught in clear gulf waters, they are much brighter than those caught in rivers. When they strike, they often jump as high as to clear a cabin cruiser. Tarpon will leap six or twelve times before you can land him. They are a trophy fish and should be caught and released. Keep just long enough to snap a good photo, and with the photo a taxidermist can mount a trophy fish. You must have a special permit to fish for tarpon. If you cruise after dark, it is a new moon phase in the month of June, and tarpon soaring in the air, in the moonlight is a sight to see. With several days of slight choppy water and a few showers anglers say that they have watched the weather reports and fished. A favorite catch this week was redfish. A fish still restricted to one per person per day of not less than l8 By Jonie MaschekMember: Florida Outdoor Writers Association Fish Tales: Tarpon are teeming in local watersinches or more than 27 inches. Sheepshead bite in any kind of weather, and many were caught this week in the river and gulf waters. Legal is 12 inches, not more than l5 per day. Flounder catches were caught by those with patience. Legal limit is not less than 12 inches with not more than 10 per harvest, per day. Fresh water lakes, and upper rivers, have proven to have great catches of pan fish, large mouth tarpon and fresh water catfish. I was asked by a child this week, Does a fish feel pain? A biologist says No, their nervous system is too poorly put together. The fish might feel a slight discomfort as a hook is pulled from his mouth. Be ever mindful of our weather, dont fish alone, catch only what you can eat or give to a friend. Business slow? Advertise in The ObserverWe cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 48,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. For more information visit us on the web at www.ObserverNews.net

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JUNE 20, 2013 19 LA Fitness 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 SAVE $100Some restrictions apply. Most prescriptions. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/13 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 Plaza 7 $ 99 $ 149*with purchase of complete pair of Prescription Glasses Expires 6/30/13 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/13 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 6/30/13 CR39$25* $25* with rebateon a Complete Pair of Glasses SAVE $ 100 Fully Insured & Bonded Fully Insured & BondedSUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVE 24-HOUR TOWING Se Habla Espaol Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City Center OIL CHANGE Emergency Services645-7653 2212 E. College Ave. (S.R. 674) to shop if we do repairs$1995SummertimeAC Check$1995+ FreonMost cars & light trucks.Must present coupon for special price. Must present coupon for special price.FREE DIAGNOSTICSPurchase 4 Tires Get FREE Mount & Balance Is this a typical work day for you? You get in a little early and grab a cup of coffee. You look over your calendar and to-do list to make sure theres nothing surprising on there. Check your emails and respond to one or two, and settle in to run a report or schedule some sales calls. At some point during the day, a thought works its way into the back of your mind: wow! Its a really slow day. The phones arent ringing enough and customers arent sticking their fingers into your better mousetrap. Business is off now that summers here and you have payroll to make next week. The electric bill is due and the economy is in the garbage, and you might have to cancel your cleaning service and Without thinking about it, you begin to browse the SCC Chamber website and flip through photos of recent Chamber events: I havent been to the Exchange networking events on Wednesday in months Square 1 Home Inspections had a great turnout at the ribbon cutting Bobbi Rowe won another door prize at last months membership luncheonhey, the business card exchange is next week at Tricolor Flooring in Ruskin youve been wanting to do business with them for months. What do these people know that I dont know? So you take a pen and jot down a reminder for the evening networking event. Then you look at your calendar and realize you dont have any appointments scheduled for the third Thursday of the month and jot another note to RSVP for the membership luncheon. Now your mind starts to shift into a higher gear! What else can I do to meet other business people and promote my product line and services? Maybe I need to hold a Grand Re-opening! Or put a banner ad on the Chamber website! Oh, and I need to reserve a booth for the fall expoI hope all the good ones arent taken Flash forward a month. You went to the free Wednesday networking lunches and the monthly membership luncheon. You handed out a number of cards at the business By Dana Dittmar, Executive Director SCC Chamber of Commerce You, me and business: SCC Chamber offers business opportunitiescard exchange and even provided a door prize. Your Rolodex is full of other business cards you collected from all the great companies you met and you followed up with them to see if you could be of benefit to them. Several of them were interested in how you could save them money and with the unique features of your services! And one thing you didnt expect you were asked to serve on a volunteer committee that will give you lots of exposure and put you in contact with some great prospective customers! So you arrive to work a little early and pour yourself a cup of coffee. You look at your calendar and its jam packed with appointments. You scan your emails and theres one from another business who needs you to call them right away! Youre smiling, because youre excited about all of the opportunity thats out there! Do you take advantage of all the Chamber offers you and your business? Give it a try. Youll be surprised how much fun it is to meet other business owners and learn new marketing techniques. You get a great meal at the luncheon and maybe even win one of the door prizes! This is how business is done. Its all here for you. So pick up your pen and your calendar and lets get to work! Friends of Tampa Recreation awards 260 children with summer camp scholarships Second statewide Human Trafficking Summit set for OctoberThe Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and the Interagency Workgroup on Human Trafficking have scheduled the second statewide Human Trafficking Summit for October 3, 2013 at the University of South Florida in Tampa and launched the events website: http://www.djj.state.fl.us/humantraffickingsummit. Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters said, Collaboration and communication among authorities, organizations that serve at-risk populations and the community is the key to combating human trafficking. Despite the earnest efforts of state and local leaders, as well as the Florida Legislature, to protect Florida residents and visitors from human traffickers, Florida remains one of the most attractive destinations and transit points in the eyes of these predators. The summit is a physical representation of the states unified stance against this atrocious activity and our commitment to end it. This years summit will focus on labor and sex trafficking of both children and adults and will offer a wide array of breakout session and training opportunities. Profession-specific sessions tailored to professions, such as law enforcement, the legal community, service providers, the medical community, educators and other first responders are planned. The website will provide information and registration details for attendees. If you are aware of any individual who is being abused or exploited, call the Florida Abuse Hotline at 1-800-962-2873. Business slow? Need to advertise?813-645-3111 or visit www.observernews.netThe Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. has awarded 260 children scholarships to attend summer camp. This is a 68% increase in funding for the program from 2012. Every child deserves to go to summer camp to make new friends, to learn new skills and to be mentored by a caring adult, said Kitty Lyons, executive director of the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. This year the demand for financial assistance was so much higher than it was last year. Its part of our mission to provide assistance to those who need it most and to ensure the citys recreational programs are accessible to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. Since the Summer Camp Scholarship Program began in 2010, 730 children have received scholarships to attend camp. According to Lyons, the Friends of Recreation Inc.s Summer Camp Scholarship program is available for children ages 5-14 who are enrolled with the City of Tampas Parks and Recreation programs, and who have qualified for the National School Lunch Program. The program funds the first child at 100 percent and each sibling up to 75 percent. In addition to children ages 5-14, Friends also supports the Teen Program offered at multiple recreation centers. Founded in 1988, the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc., is a notforprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to support the citys recreational programs and special events. In addition to the Summer Camp Scholarship Program, the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. partners with the City to raise funds for and produce Friday Extra Concert Series, Tampas Downtown on Ice, Screen on the Green, Mayors River OGreen Fest, Tampas Tree Lighting Ceremony, and Santa Fest and the Downtown Holiday Parade.

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JUNE 20, 2013 ANNOUNCEMENTS100 FARMERS MKT200 Place your ad by calling:(813) 645-3111 x201Up to 20 words:$17Deadline:Monday at 4 p.m. 30 each addl. word100 ......Announcements 200 ......Farmers Market 300 ......Merchandise 400 ......Marine 500 ......Real Estate 550 ......Manufac. Housing 600 ......Rentals 650 ......Professional Services 700 ......Services 800 ......Employment PHONE: 813-645-3111 FAX: 813-645-1792 EMAIL: beverly@ observernews.net BOLD LINE: Addl. $3 Published by M&M Printing Co. 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW Ruskin, FL 33570 est te ses MERCHANDISE300 rerse MARINE400 Mary & Martha House T HRIFT STOREOpen Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8 a.m. 3 p.m.Sat. 8 a.m. noonWE HAVE FURNITURE, TOO! Donation drop offs accepted TUESDAY thru FRIDAY ONLYAll donations must be clean and in usable conditionAll proceeds benet the Mary & Martha House a 501(c)3 non-prot organization providing emergency shelter and transitional housing for homeless and abused women and their children. 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 LostounLost prescription glasses, black frame in black case. In vicinity of Rickenbacker & Churchill Dr., SCC. If found call 813642-0641 rutsveet bes ets Oliver & Company, LLCFull Service Pet Sitting(813) 767-7225Email: olivertort@aol.comwww.petsit.com/oliverandcompany Oliver Tort & Ti s Established in 2002 Now accepting newKITTY CLIENTSProfessional Pet Sitting Service 813-634-8894 Maltese puppies, 2 males, mostly white, very cute. Wormed, $300 each. Cell 616-255-2537. Southshore resident. GreY reMoving sale. 6/20 & 6/21, 8am-2pm. New generator, furniture, lawn equipment, patio furniture, 36 TV & cart. 1969 Wolf Laurel, SCC. Ministry of Calvary Lutheran ChurchCLOSED T hrift Store Building a bigger & better store to serve you.Watch us grow! No donations accepted until we are in our new building813-641-7790 U.S. Paper Money WANTED (Small or Large)Foreign Currency WANTED APPRAISALS GIVENCall for private consultation or appointment. All transactions are strictly condential. Sun City Center, FL(813) 634-3816 (813) 503-4189ALWAYS BUYING SILVER COINS, INGOTS, Misc. & Other Mint BarsPaying depending on the market at time of purchaseWatch Out for Counterfeit Coins Your local dealer for over 24 years Sun Ci ty Center COINS C ollectables All Reasonably PricedAlways Daily Specials and Discounts on Tagged ItemsSt. Vincent de Paul Thrift StoreHours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Behind St. Anne Church and next to Kennco Mfg. VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.svdpruskin.org Please call (813) 645-5255DONATIONS NEEDEDMattresses at Sale PricesQuality Twin, Full, & Queen Sizes Great selection ofContemporary Furniture& Unique Period Pieces rerseMoving Sale King size bedroom set $300, headboard w/ lights & mirrors. 9pc wood dining set $500, couch $20. 2 recliners $20 each, twin bed & dresser $30. Lots of misc.. 9am-5pm. Saturday & Sunday. 2639 Manatee Harbor Dr, Ruskin. Almost New Thrift Store. 10008 Indiana St., Gibsonton (1 block off US 41, 1 block north Gibsonton Dr.,) Wednesday through Saturday, 9am-3pm. Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry First Baptist Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donate Multi family garage sale. Saturday, June 22, 8am-? 403 13th St. SW, Ruskin. Antiques, household goods, furniture & much more. Saturday. Moving sale. Household, 2pm. 1810 Saffold Park Dr., Ruskin. Garage sale. 727 Bel Air Ave., SCC. Saturday, June 22, 8am-noon. A little bit of everything. Cell: 382-7536 Your home will be staged for best results. Working in Sun City Center for 26 years.Please feel free to call about the sale or its contents. d Cell: 508-0307 or Eve: 633-1173 J&P Auction Fever & Thrift Shop 93 7thRuskin, FL 33570 813-625-4240 The Price is Right! DENNEYSESTATESALESwww.denneysestatesales.com & 813-732-5000 est te ses est te ses sortoreSouth Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.comTurn your unwanted items into cash. Call the department to place your ad 813-645-3111 Call Beverly 813.645.3111. ext. 201 NETTIES ESTATE SALESCell: (813) 382-7536Contents include: Dining Room Table w/Chairs, China Cabinet, Server, Sofa, Recliner, Coffee & Lamps Tables, Antique Rocking Chair, Drop-Leaf Table w/Chairs, Media Cabinet for Flat-Screen TV, Antiques & Collectibles, Royal Doulton China, Sterling Silver, Art, Large Area Rug, Twin Beds, Sewing Machine, Like-New Kirby Vac, Computer Desk, Household & Misc Items, Lots of Smalls, Antique Tools, Garage Items, Patio Furniture, And Much More.Please park on side of sale due to emergency vehicles. Please dont miss our other sale this weekend at 2244 Preservation Green Ct. June 21 & 22 See You There!1712 Wedge Court(Off East View Dr.) Sun City Center FRIDAY & SATURDAY June 21st & 22nd7 a.m. NOON U PICK Black Eyed Peas $15 / bushel 5432 Bonita Drive Wimauma813-967-6464 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING ncesWhirlpool white heavy duty washer/ dryer combination. Thin Twin 24. $500. 813-633-2084GofrtsGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515nteo uWanted ware, etc. 813-610-5824 NETTIES ESTATE SALESCell: (813) 382-7536Beautiful E-Z-Go Golf Cart! Contents Include: Dining Room Table w/ Chairs, Large Buffet w/Mirror, Beautiful Lacquered Tea Cart, Sofa, Coffee Table, Flat-Screen Media Cabinet, Computer Desk, Maple Rocking Chair, Broyhill Queen Bedroom Set, Bookcase, Paintings, Leather La-Z-Boy Recliner, Household & Garage Items.Please park on side of sale due to emergency vehicles.Please dont miss our other sale this weekend at 1712 Wedge Court Friday & Saturday June 21-22 See You There!2244 Preservation Green Court(off Signature Dr.) Sun City CenterFRIDAY & SATURDAY June 21st & 22nd7 a.m. NOON 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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une M.H. HOUSING550 RENTALS600 SERVICES700 PROF. SERVICES650 REAL ESTATE500 ousesorale902 Birdie Way, Apollo Beach. $199,500. 2289sf. Large home with very open course. Split bedroom with huge closet on master side. Fenced back yard with screened lanai. Home features bamboo ferred, this is not a short sale. S.L. Real Estate Service, LLC Mandra Stewart, broker 813-741-3678 RE/MAX South Shore RealtyRoberta Rowe, Realtor Cell: 813-215-7127SIERRA in Greenbriar, new listing, 2BR/2BA, 1700 sq. ft......................................$144,900 HAMPTON, 2BR/2BA CARPORT, furn. ............................................................ $57,500 NEW RENTALS 1BR/1.5BA in KP, 3 to choose from, furn or unfurn................from $650 per month SFH in Greenbriar, unfurn, OAK floors, 2BR/2BA & 2 car garage.....$1200 /month 4321 Old Hwy 41, Sun City. 3br/1.5ba, 1300sf home. Private lot 75x100. Pet fenced area. CHA, aerator well, septic (no county water bills). Washer/ dryer hookup. Asking $69.900. No owner 813-545-5314 for viewing. Property is sold AS IS for owners convenience. onlots ousesforrentOne bedroom plus loft. Cedar interior. In country near SCC. $140 weekly plus deposit, includes basic utilities, A/C extra 813-335-2877 Sun City Center, 2br/2ba, den 1,500 sf home. All appliances included. Ready to occupy. Call 813-918-1826 Apollo Beach golf course home 3br/2.5ba/2cg, split bedroom. 2.200+ st. $1,500 monthly, pets ok. 813-2857572 A gated, resident-owned, waterfront, 55+ mobile home community. www.caribbeanisles.net cisles1@verizon.net Linda Amorosooffice 813-641-7067cell 813-789-8166 housesforrentOne bedroom furnished house, single included. 813-633-4913 tsforent washer/dryer included. Suitable for low impact tenant. No smoking. No pets. Great for in home business. plus deposit, 1 yr lease. $825 monthly. 813-649-1599 rates, utilities furnished 813-601-1542 or 813-850-7886 2br/1.5ba, washer/ dryer hookup, screened porch, very clean. $725 monthly plus security deposit. No pets. 813-645-1801 onosforent1br/1.5ba, furnished. 55+ all amenities. covered parking. Very clean $700 monthly 813-634-1162 Kings Point, 1br/1.5ba, 55+ All ameniered parking. $700 monthly. Available July 1st. Call or text 615-574-3686 if no answer leave message. 2br/2ba., unfurnished. Senior condo in Kings Point, SCC. Renovated with 813-774-0002DuleforentRiverview apt, 2br/1ba, CHA, water, monthly $600 security. Ask for Vicky 813-458-8178 or 813-641-8400MentalsOne bedroom RV on private property. References. $125 weekly plus deposit. includes utilities. 813-363-6001 M 2br/2ba doublewide. Ruskin area. $175 363-6001 For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-6011542 or 813850-7886ffceace Point West Road frontage. Good for CPA, attorney, insurance sales, Etc. Live and work at same place. $900 monthly, yr lease, plus deposit, water, electric. 813-649-1599 arehouse ace home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 ooeen Quick Bookkeeping Inc Ruskin 813641-1089 email: theahp@verizon.net www.theasquickbookkeeping.com ssocManaeentAssociation management concerns big or small we can help: bylaws, amendments, budgets. Expert, licensed, afford able help with condominium associations or HOAs. Tom Zuidema 813-846-8015. CAM37148. tdzuidema@aol.coma ultchlcare Our Angels Offer (813) 293-5369 or (813) 419-4967 www.AngelsofLifeServices.com : ___________________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Name: _____________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ City: ____________________________State: ______ Zip: __________ Daytime Phone: _____________________________________________ To place a classied adcall ; $17.0030 DEADLINE: uneovalHauling/ moving. Anything you dont need, unwanted items or move to your new home. Appliances, furniture, trash yard debris, construction junk. No job too small. Licensed/ Insured. Free estimate. Dave 813-447-6123 leann Quality housecleaning with integrity. Call for free estimate. 7days a week. Move-in, move-out, rentals. Insured, bonded, licensed. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center. Movers long distance. Full service moving to/ insured. Free estimate. Call Dave 813447-6123. Ask about free boxesM. In business 40yrs. Move 1 piece to whole household plus haul away anything in your way. (Fully Insured). Best rates. Call 813-629-0108, 813-2609840 US. DOT #434469 NEW AFFORDABLE LISTING: 2BR/2BA SINGLE MOBILE HOME on its own lot, large screened porch, utility shed with electric, 2-car carport and small fenced area. Priced to sell. $42,500. PERFECT STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME 2BR/1BA concrete block home in nice condition with metal roof, attached utility room and shed with electric in back. Just one block from river, peaceful and near everything. $59,900. RUSKIN WATERFRONT: 2BR/2BA charming older home. 100 ft on canal to bay, screened pool, dock, davits, boat ramp and huge carport for RV/boat. Tile oors, newer roof and CHA, enclosed lanai, fenced backyard, tropical landscaping, PD-MU zoning. $189,500. CLAIRE TORT Cell: (813) 363-7250 Call (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.comdickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 89 Years 1924 2013 Looking for experienced Realtors to join our well-established team. LOOKING TO MAKE A MOVE, JOB OR HOME WISE? Come and discuss the opportunities in joining our team of real estate agents or the possibilities of working with us in getting your home sold. Call 813-645-3211 LISTED AND SOLD BY DICKMAN REALTY. Outstanding waterfront condos at Bahia Beach featuring 2BR 2BA in excellent condition with spectacular views, peace and quiet. Near pool, restaurant. Wed like to help you sell or buy. Call us at 813-645-3211 LISTED AND SOLD BY DICKMAN REALTY. Agricultural acreage with two homes, huge metal building with room to store farm equipment or big toys, 5 wells, convenient location. Do you need help selling or buying property? Just call us at 813-645-3211 LAKEFRONT 3-YEARS-NEW HOME! Meticulously maintained 4BR/3BA/3 CAR GAR: This 2442 sq ft home in Ruskin has awesome curb appeal, gorgeous landscapnook, large laundry room, great MBR & MBA, ceramic tiles, carpet and much more. $219,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 GREAT COMMERCIAL BUILDING WITH UNLIMITED POTENTIAL! Located a block has 3 entrances from both front and back, 3 restrooms, plenty of parking spaces and could accommodate a large business or three smaller businesses, perhaps a beauty salon and spa, engineering or real estate company, pet grooming. Newer CHA and roof, new drywall, fresh paint, fenced area in back. $299,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RIVERVIEW COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY: Great location in between building with electric $165,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED Estates that has much to offer with a split bedroom plan, a nice big eat-in kitchen with white cabinets, smooth top stove, and a large closet pantry. Other features include: vinyl shop/utility room and much more! Relax and enjoy life in this active adult community. for parking RVs and boats. $49,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201 VALRICO BEAUTY! Awesome location on a cul-de-sac with a park-like yard! This spacious 4BR/3BA home has been meticulously maintained and is loaded with special system, almost-new roof & AC and much more! CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK $269,000 813-748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHERIN-LAW QUARTERS molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center island and a sink, custom cabinets, more! This is a short sale but worth the wait. $215,000 Call Kay Pye 361-3672 or Roxanne Westbrook 748-2201 HOME PRICES GOING UP! LET US GIVE YOU A MARKET ANALYSIS!! To Place Call Beverly 813-645-3111 20 words for $17.00 and 30 for each additional word. Bold line $3. All paid. We take Visa, MasterCard or Discover

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