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www.ObserverNews.netTHE OBSERVER NEWS The new road connecting Riverview to Westeld Brandon Mall is ahead of schedule and will open months early than expected. See Kevin Bradys update on page 2 PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 Fun in the sun for many or oneThe Weeki Wachee mermaids offer a unique experience. Theyve been entertaining visitors at the Spring Hill park since 1947.July 11, 2013 Volume 57 Number 25BY PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netAre the kids out of school, or are your parents or grown children visiting during summer vacation? Could be youre just seeking a fun way to spend a day. Maybe youve seen all the major attractions like Busch Gardens and Adventure Island or just dont like all those crowds. What then, are some of the most unusual things you can do with about a 50-mile driving limit that doesnt cost you a full months rent or mortgage payment? Ive lived in this area since 1979 and still cant say Ive seen anywhere near all of what the 50-mile surrounding area has to offer. You can live here for years and still not have seen (or done) anywhere near everything even once. So I recently spent some time on the Internet, talked to the staff at local chambers of commerce, drove around and picked up brochures, and finally came up with a list of unusual things our readers might enjoy. Of course, there are more. This list is only offered as a variety of suggestions. Im sure you have plenty of your own youll add once you get behind the wheel of your car. E.G. Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave. N.W., Ruskin, has a lot going on. There are leashed pet areas, ADA accessible restrooms, covered shelters, fishing piers and shoreline, a swimming beach, 87 individual camp sites, barbecue grills and picnic areas on its 258 acres of open land and intertwined waterways. Wildlife lovers can also find an additional 200 acres of mangrove swamp thats been preserved as a bird and wildlife sanctuary, and boaters have public launches for access to saltwater fishing upriver or in the Bay. Other parks in South County also offer whole days of fun, like Lithia Springs Park at 3932 Lithia Springs Rd. in Lithia, less than a mile north of where FishHawk Blvd. meets LithiaCleanup is easier when people work togetherWimauma residents have until July 16 to get help dumping large items BY PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netAs of July 8, the fifth working day after the start of a massive cleanup of the Wimauma area, more than 12 tons of trash had been removed from the area by county workers. We have several things going on there at once, said Bill Langford, who manages Hillsborough Countys Special Code Enforcement Unit. Were doing Operation Fight the Blight, and also mowing overgrowth and inspecting properties and securing vacant houses and other dangers. Fight the Blight is a cleanup operation focusing on specific areas of the county where lots of citations for yard garbage and roadside dumping have occurred, Langford said. Four portable dumpsters are located at 16180 Westlake Dr. in Wimauma, which can be found north of State Road 674 just before the railroad and down about two miles on the left. Between now and July 16, residents who need help lifting heavy items, including mattresses, washing machines and old refrigerators, may call the county for help. Workers will also be going from yard to yard, and contacting anyone who has received a violation as well. Langford said men from his department and the countys Public Works Department are working together and many area residents are also helping load their items. But if someone cannot lift their items and needs help, this is the time to get it done.PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOWorkers at the temporary dump site, 16180 West Lake Drive, Wimauma, accumulated more than 12 tons of heavy trash items in the first five days of the area cleanup. Continued on page 16u Continued on page 10u By MITCH TRAPHAGEN%  mitch@observernews.netThe older woman at the Bullet Free Sky fundraiser left $50 in the donation box, sitting next to a table of t-shirts and other items for sale. Thank you for your support! the volunteer said with sincere gratitude. Oh, Im not here for you, Im here for him, she said pointing to the silver-haired man on the stage with an electric guitar strapped over his shoulder. Im a groupie. The guitarist was Kelly Emerson, performing with his long-time partner Gary Garbelman, bringing everyone in the crowd at the fundraising Im a senior maintenance supervisor in Sun City Center, he said. Im on my 16th year there now. Luckily, the good Lord has blessed me to do it. The talent for his day job was proven at an early age. When he was destroyed lawnmower. I just had this innate curiosity about making it run again, he said. I didnt know what I was doing but yet I somehow did. I kept trying and sometimes calls it a hobby but it is clearly far more than that. Music With a labor of love, he has something to proveKelly Emerson has combined the music in his DNA from a famous father with designs in his mind to fill some big shoes. It turns out, the shoes were his own.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOEmerson on the banjo during last weeks benefit performance at the Firehouse Cultural Center. He appeared with long-time musical partner Gary Garbelman. Continued on page 14u MITCHMITCH TRAPHAGEN TRAPHAGEN PHOTOPHOTO

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2 JULY 11, 2013 JULY EVENTSA RETIREMENT & REHABILITATION COMMUNITY Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group. Bring your loved one for a well-deserved break. Facilitated by Aging Care Advocates. You will receive information while your loved one is cared for in our Secured Memory Care. RSVP no less than 3 days prior to 813246-4120. Low Vision Support Group Facilitated by Ana Maria Oliva, M.D. Do you have an interest in cataract surgery or corneal transplants, have dry eye? Why not ask the Doctor? Dr. Oliva specializes in these and many other disorders and is ready to assist you! During the summer months, our meeting will consist of caring and sharing so please attend and share your challenges and successes! FREE BALANCE TESTING! Are you concerned that you are at risk of falling? If you feel that your balance may be an issue, be sure to play it safe and have your FREE Balance Screening today! Hosted by Jennifer Nelson with Comprehensive Home Care. Refreshments will be provided. Amputee Support Group Facilitated by Ty Wilson, Patient Care Advocate with Orthotic & Prosthetic Centers. The group is open to amputees, their family, friends and involved medical personnel. It is our goal to enrich the lives of amputees and help them reach their full potential. The tools used are peer support, education and activism.Legislative Changes in Higher Education for Seniors? Dr. Craig D. Hardesty, Dean of Academic Affairs at HCC Southshore Campus will be present to discuss upcoming legislative changes in higher education and future plans for the Southshore HCC Campus along with continuing education opportunities available for seniors. Dont miss this opportunity to learn what may be available for you! Mental Wellness Support Group Facilitated by Edmond Dubreuil MSW, RCSWI mental health professional. Supported by: South Shore Coalition on Mental Health & Aging and United Methodist Church of Sun City Center. New road connecting Riverview, Brandon Mall to open ahead of scheduleBy KEVIN BRADY%  kevin@observernews.netSouth County area drivers are getting an early Christmas present this year, courtesy of Hillsborough County Public Works. A new road that will connect Riverview to Westfield Brandon Mall, scheduled to open just before the holiday shopping season, is now on track to open months earlier, making that drive to the popular area shopping destination less of a headache on the car if not the wallet. Everything is moving right along, said C.T. Chen, a project manager with Hillsborough Countys Public Works Department. If everything goes as planned, we are looking at opening in early September. Constructing the Gornto Lake Road extension is expected to ease congestion at the entrance and exits from Interstate 75 on State Road 60 as well as the mall. The extension is expected to handle about 20,000 vehicles a day. The $3.95 million roadway will stretch for 0.7 miles from State Road 60 to about 800 feet south of Town Center Boulevard and has been on the books since 2006. The road will give South County drivers a straight shot to the mall from U.S. Highway 301 and Bloomingdale Avenue along Gornto Lake Road into the malls rear entrance. Mall officials are excited the new roadway will open early. We have been working with the county for some time to get this in place and we are thrilled it is finally coming to fruition, said Dawn Arvidson, Westfield Brandons marketing director. Its even better that it will be finished early. The new road will not only give shoppers an extra access point to the mall but will also alleviate some of the overflow traffic that frequently cuts through the shopping center. Drivers trying to reach State Road 60 from Providence Road often use the mall as a short cut. They will now be able to use the new extension road. It will just be easier for people to now get in and out of our property. Its certainly a positive for us, Arvidson said. Good weather, the absence of any major storms and the lack of any underground pipes have helped speed the project along, Chen said. The weather has cooperated and we have a lot less underground work to worry about with this road because its an extension and a new road. Even when the afternoon summer storms started, we already had the blacktop in place; otherwise it might have washed out the work we had already done. Chen also credited workers on the project, which is being overseen by QGS Development Inc. They have done a really good job and been very diligent about working with the contractor. Martin Bebbington, owner of Euro Caf, a European deli on State Road 60, a stones throw from the new roadway, cant wait for the project to be complete. The congestion around this area is really bad at times, especially around the holidays, Bebbington said. Due to the increase in residential and commercial development in the Brandon area, there was a need for an additional north-south corridor between State Road 60 and Lumsden Road (Causeway Boulevard), according a county report outlining the project. Ground broke on the project last October, a response to years of congestion around the mall that is home to more than 100 businesses including Macys, Apple and Dillards. It will definitely make a big difference. especially around Christmas time, relieving pressure around the mall because most people use just one way in and out now, Chen said.PHOTO BY KEVIN BBRADYConstructing of the Gornto Lake Road extension is expected to ease congestion at the entrance and exits from Interstate 75 on State Road 60 as well as the Westfield Brandon Mall.

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JULY 11, 2013 3ObservationsBy Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net Observations: A test of faith?I can whine a lot. I can wax on melodramatically about this and that, the good old days, things I should have done and so on, but I seem to have problems just enjoying the now. Sometimes there is a reason for that. Florida can be a nut farm. When something truly bizarre happens in other states, people always seem to be surprised that it didnt happen in Florida. Or, perhaps, it already had happened, except even weirder. Florida is a paradise to visit but it can sometimes be a very difficult place to live. And just when Im ready to write off Florida, along comes Robert. I love old sports cars but in the heat of the summer, nothing can beat the arctic-cold air conditioning of my old Ford Ranger. The truck has had a long and hard life but it keeps on going. At least it did until we stopped by SweetBay in Ruskin on the Fourth of July to pick up some snacks. We loaded our groceries into the cramped cab, started it up (with the arctic-cold A/C blasting) and...nothing. It wouldnt move. The shifter just flopped around uselessly. Thats how we met Robert. I was enjoying nothing about the now as our insurance company told us our wonderful roadside assistance package didnt cover our old truck. It was a holiday, and I was wondering who would come out to tow us to a mechanic? And worse, how much would it cost? Michelle called SunPoint Automotive and Towing in Ruskin and before long, Robert pulled up in a big truck. 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DOVE INTERIORS FLOORING & WINDOW TREATMENTS flopping around but that it seemed to be stuck in park so it would have to be towed from the back since the rear wheels were locked. No, I dont think so, Robert said. Ill just follow you there. And with that, he crawled under the truck sitting in a rain-soaked parking lot and told me to keep my foot on the brake. Within a moment, I felt the truck shift into drive. We were mobile again and, as promised, he followed us to the auto repair center. He then crawled under the truck again and shifted it into park. Robert noticed the groceries we had in the cab and asked, So how are you getting home? We told him that we lived only a few miles away and thought wed walk. Hop in, he said. When it came time to pay the bill, Robert refused. I didnt tow you, he said. We had to force some bills into his hand and he drove away from our house with our profuse thanks and my spirits dramatically lifted. There really are good people here, and this community is made better because of Robert. That involves more than saving a few bucks; it is a priceless uplifting of the spirit. When we got home, I could feel something was wrong in the house. My cat and best buddy, Emma, was missing. She likes to go outside, mostly to sit on the top of the stairs at the front door to snooze or chirp at the birds and squirrels. I only let her out for short periods and she would rarely leave the yard. She isnt young but there is something timeless about her. Ive had so many conversations with her over the years, and she would actually talk back or sometimes just look at me with her emerald green eyes and rub her face against mine. Emma convinced me long ago that cats could have deep empathy. And now she is gone. We walked the streets of our neighborhood, searching the gullies and putting up signs. We talked to the neighbors and the guests at the resort across the street. There was no trace of her. In the middle of the day, she simply vanished. I am heartbroken in ways that far exceed my limited ability to describe it. For those who may think, Its just a cat, I wont try to explain it, but I know there are many who can understand. I get things like starvation in Somalia. That is an immense human problem, and it is something that humans who believe and have faith should work to resolve. It is our responsibility to do better for the weakest among us. We most certainly can do better. But in this world, it seems the meek are exploited by those who are oh-sosuccessful at greed. The meek are shouted down in anger by those who want more for themselves. Where is God in all of that? Perhaps He is being shouted down as well. Last week a 13-year-old girl disappeared from Ruskin. On Saturday, two 16-year-old girls Schools OutWatch out for children

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One man sits and complains, while another acts on his plan. One man falls behind, as another moves up the ladder of success. One man laments that he just doesnt have any luck, while another is busy making his luck. Each of us has the choice to be like the first man or the second. Our future is in our hands. It is not so much a matter of luck as it is of planning and work. If you feel that you are not as successful as you wish to be and luck seems to be eluding you, here are some ideas that just might help you to move in the right direction. of having a goal; it is important for our very well-being. Without it, we have nothing on which to judge our progress. Can you imagine a quarterback who has been blindfolded, spun around four times, and then told to lead his team to the end zone? The odds against him getting the team there are phenomenal. Yet, every day, when we dont have a plan for our business and personal lives, we try to do just that. a leader. If there is a committee being formed, whether it is to work on corporate affairs or charitable actions, volunteer to By William Hodges be its chairman. The corporate committees give you an opportunity to work with people from all levels of the company. The charitable committees give you the chance to meet and become friends with others outside your own organization. peers, subordinates and supervisors. Treat them all the same with respect. On special days, send appropriate cards, candy, flowers, or even a phone call to say you are remembering them. It is fun to share in their special occasions. One year a client called to thank us for the card we sent from Hodges Seminars; he said it was the only card he received. yourself. Take every opportunity to make presentations to management. In order to enhance your presentation skills, attend a speaking workshop or, for long-term improvement, join a Toastmasters club. Toastmasters clubs give assistance and feedback in a non-threatening atmosphere. For more information on how to find a Toastmasters club, check the Internet (Toastmasters.org) or contact me. to the requirements of the job you are doing, but also for the job you want and the one above it. This knowledge establishes you as the expert, and people within your organization will seek your advice. groups bottom line. Keep your expenses at a minimum and where possible, make suggestions on how to make or save more money. It is no accident that people with strong financial knowledge manage so many companies. We can take our future in our own hands or drift aimlessly like a ship that has a broken rudder. It is up to us to make our own luckHodges 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.comPositive Talk: A matter of luck? I think not 4 JULY 11, 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 ..................... 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JULY 11, 2013 SCC OBSERVER 5 Fitness One America tackles childhood obesityThe Fitness One America team traveled to Wimauma Elementary School on June 18 to help educate kids on the advantages of exercise and a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the team is to help support and aid in publicizing Michelle Obamas Lets Move campaign in the effort to eliminate the obesity problem that now confronts our nation. The team feels a good place to start is with children and grandchildren, and where better to start than in the local elementary schools? Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 61 years in the U.S. who were obese increased from 7 percent in 1980 to nearly 20 percent in 2008. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12 years who were obese increased from 5 percent to 18 percent over the same period. According to the Centers for Disease Control, obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. In a population-based sample of 5-to-17-year-olds, 70 percent of obese youth had at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Obese adolescents are more likely to have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels indicate a high risk for development of diabetes. Children and adolescents who are obese are likely to be obese as adults and are therefore more at risk for adult health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, several types of cancer, and osteoarthritis. Military leaders tell us that a high percent of rejections to the armed services is because of obesity. During the last three years, the Fitness One America Team has appeared at 19 elementary schools in Hillsborough County and addressed more than 1,000 children. The program is initiated with a 15-minute fitness talk by Fitness One American Chairman Sol Fried, age 92, who urges the children to take home a copy of his remarks so that the adults may cooperate in helping to avoid obesity. Stephen Attles spent about 10 minutes leading the children in a few exercises to demonstrate how they can help prevent obesity. A short video is presented showing Sun City Centers seniors engaging in various athletic activities. After the video, the program is completed with Sol Frieds swing dancing with senior ladies Jan Cline and Marilyn Wakeman to emphasize that dancing can be an important part of any exercise program. For more information contact Sol Fried, chairman, 813-634-7692 or email him at sfried25@tampabay. rr.com. Letter to the editorWhat in the world! Dear Editor: What in the world is happening to the world? Its like someone started a snowball, rolled it down a hill, and it has been picking up disastrous global events at a phenomenal speed. The entire world seems to have taken a massive dose of PCP, and you get the feeling that some countries have developed a death wish and are doing their darnedest to make it happen. Egypt has ended its revolution. And what did it accomplish? It quite simply replaced one dictator with another. When will it learn? After 45 years, most of the mideast still refuses to recognize Israel as a legitimate country. Dont they ever get tired of fighting? But no countrys president has risen to the height of villainy, arrogance, and just plain stupidity as has that of Syria. This seems to be one man who will not stop until his entire country has been rendered devoid of any human habitation and then hell be president of nothing! The mideast is rife with conflicts that are decimating the population in all its countries. Soon they may all have to consolidate into one new country just to have a population. Here at home, we had the state of Texas wishing to secede from the Union, but thats recently been knocked down. Why not let them? It would be one less state to use government money. We have endless drug wars consuming many of the Latin American countries, and they all spill over into ours. Drugs have become the modern life energy drink. To top it off, our country is in the throes of a gun war Colombia and Mexico have nothing on us. It seems the price of admission to school these days is bringing a gun. And if it isnt bad enough to have children killing children, we also have adults gunning for them. Children today just dont seem to have a chance at growing up any more. Every generations future is unforeseeable. I am told that wars are a necessary way of population control and of providing jobs, and maybe so. Maybe people need wars just as they need religion, but since throughout history more wars have been started because of religion than for any other reason, maybe we are just doomed to perpetuate our mistakes. Patt Sulzberger Sun City Center The members of the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Eastern Airlines Silverliners International will meet at the Rusty Pelican Restaurant, 2425 Rocky Point Dr. in Tampa on Wednesday, July 24 at 1 p.m. Silverliners is an organization composed of former flight attendants for Eastern Airlines. They Stained Glass Club donates $1,000 to LifePath HospiceThe Stained Glass Club of Sun City Center presented a check for $1,000 to LifePath Hospice. Front row, from left, are: Sue Wilson, president of the Stained Glass Club; Martha Fellows, Clinical Manager of LifePath Hospice; and Cathy Killian, board member of the club. Back row, from left, are: Pat Patrocky, Gerry Coleman, Mike Killian and Susan Stanis. UMC donates $1,286 to PACEMary Houston, right, chair of the Mission committee of the United Community Church in SCC, presents a check for $1,286 to Davia Lerebours of PACE Center for Girls, Inc. a community-based, nonresidential prevention, diversion, and early intervention program in Hillsborough County. SCC Womens Chorus welcomes new directorThe Womens Chorus of Sun City Center has selected Sherry Jaryszak as the groups new director. Having studied piano for 12 years and organ for four, Sherry is an accomplished pianist and organist. She competed in elite annual music contests from the ages of nine to 18. At the age of ten Sherry began accompanying a childrens choir at her church, and added the adult choir, which continued throughout her elementary years. In high school, Sherry played with the orchestra and also accompanied the Freshman Glee Club, concert band, rehearsrf the high school choir and took lead parts in school musicals. Sherrys directing skills had their roots at the second and third grade level, and steadily progressed through the primary grades, high school and church choirs. Most recently she conducted the Christmas Cantata at Calvary Lutheran Church in Apollo Beach, where she teaches and directs music for the blended worship service. Aileen Engel and Mike Swissler are featured volunteers with the SCC Emergency Squad.Emergency Squad Featured VolunteersEach month the SCC Emergency Squad selects a volunteer or two to feature in their internal publication, The Siren. This month the Squad is sharing the profile with the readers of The SCC Observer. Featured volunteers this month are Aileen Engel and Mike Swissler. Aileen and Mike joined the Squad as First Responders in October, 2009. Both grew up on farms in southwest Ohio, and they celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on June 26. Mike is a Vietnam Vet who served in the USMC from 1962-1966. Aileen served in the USAF from 19691973. Both Aileen and Mike worked with computers as programmers and systems analysts for 30 years. Mike was also a school bus driver for the last seven years before he retired. Since he was a professional driver, he decided to become an ambulance driver. After a year as a First Responder, Aileen decided to take classes to become an EMT. She completed her training and was nationally certified as an EMT in May, 2011. At that time she agreed to work for Team 1 as well as Team 5. Aileen and Mike enjoy playing golf, biking, working out at the fitness center and going to the beach. Both felt the need to do more. According to Mike, You can only play so much golf. You need something meaningful to anchor your life around. Its a great feeling knowing you have helped someone in their time of need.Silverliners will gather July 24also invite former flight attendants of other airlines to join. Membership information may be obtained from Barbara Reed 813671-3078 or Janice Henry, 813837-4312.Christmas in July Party at the BoriniThe Heartland Club invites the residents of Sun City Center and Kings Point to join them for a fullspread Christmas Dinner on Saturday, July 27. The event will be held in the Kings Point Clubhouse Borini Theater. The doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Included in the dinner will be salad, roast turkey, ham steak, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cranberries, bread and butter, dessert, iced tea and coffee. You are welcome to BYOB for a little holiday cheer. Following dinner, music for dancing will be provided by DJ Gari from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $13 per person. For reservations, send checks, payable to Richard Schuler, to Sylvia Eddens, 2517 Lancaster Dr., SCC, FL 33573. To reserve a complete or partial table, send checks for entire group in one envelope. For questions or more information, call Linda at 813-642-0744 (after noon) or Sylvia at 813-633-9963.

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JULY 11, 2013 OBSERVER NEWS 5 Local business helps Scouts fight off mosquitosBoy Scout Troop #2140 in Ruskin is grateful to the donation of Reedy Plumbing, Inc., based in Wimaum, through the generosity of its supplier, the Gorman Company. The company donated enough pvc pipe and fittings for the troop to craft frames for mosquito netting to use over their cots at this years Scout Summer Camp in Flaming Arrow. The mosquitos, extremely aggressive this year, threatened to put a damper on the whole summer camp experience. Thanks to Reedy Plumbing, the boys will be able to sleep more soundly this year. Tricolor Flooring opens new showroom in RuskinOn June 27 the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Tricolor Floorings new showroom at 2202 S. US Hwy. 41 in Ruskin. The firm offers a range of quality flooring and carpeting at wholesale prices. For more information, call 813-645-1201. SouthShore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlights Baby Time Monday, July 15 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 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, July 16 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 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, July 16 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 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. The Selfish Giant Tuesday, July 16 at 1 p.m. & 2:15 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ Join Orisirisi on an African advFor children entering grades K-5 ~ Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre uses marionettes to tell the story of how a boy and his friends teach a giant how selfishness can bring sadness and pain, and sharing can warm the heart and build friendship. A puppet-making workshop will follow the performance. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Just Dig It Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ Seeds, sun and fun are all a part of this summer program sure to sprout some creativity and laughter. Plow, sow and water with books, games, activities and crafts. Comic Book Club Thursday, July 18 at 4 p.m. For teens entering grades 6-12 ~ Comic lovers can join teens with the same interest in this club to create comics and discuss comic favorites!. Teen NightThursday, July 18 at 5 p.m. Three hours of video games and anime on our large projector screens. Family Story Time Thursday, July 18 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.Artists wanted!The Valencia Lakes Arts and Crafts Festival, set for Saturday, Oct. 5, is looking for artists and crafters who want to participate. If you are interested, call 305-794-1955 or visit www.valencia-lakesfestival.com.

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6 JULY 11, 2013 With purchase of an entree & this coupon Limit one per person, per visit. Expires 8/31/2013 Good at all 3 Restaurants. C CABINETSCOASTAL WOOD DESIGN, INC.Tear out the old... install new, We do it all!We Will Beat Any Written Estimate with this couponCALLJOYCE SUTHARD OR RICHARD TALLY(813) 422-3454Sun City Center References Available 24-HOUR TOWINGFree Diagnostics Free Towing to shop if we do repairs SUN POINT AUTOMOTIVEA/C CHECK$1995+ FreonFREE Mount & Balancewith purchase of 4 tiresBRAKE SPECIAL$150Per Axle + TaxOIL CHANGE$1995 EMERGENCY SERVICES Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.813-645-7653 Annettes Beauty SalonFULL SERVICE SALON for Men & WomenCorner Hwy. 301 & S.R. 674, Suite #201 Village Plaza (on the corner next to 3-Legged Poodle)634-5422Miriam50% Off *Shampoo, Cut & Blow Dry*Annette MariaNow carrying DERMALOGICA SKIN CARE PRODUCTS Come in for a FREE Face Mapping HIRING (At the corner of U.S. 41 and S.R. 674) For your convenience were now open longer hours! www.TotalAutomotiveServices.com Servicing Sun City Center, Ruskin & Apollo BeachBRAKE SERVICE$9999 FREE$5000GAS CARD OIL CHANGE$1999 We offer a Same Dealer Services... Lower Prices/Better Care were killed in the jetliner that crashed in San Francisco. Many of the survivors credited divine intervention for their miraculous escape from the crash. Okay, but does that mean that God had something against the two young girls who perished? I dont think so. When we left for that quick errand, I had assumed Emma was inside the house. Ive prayed hard but she hasnt magically appeared, and I havent heard an answer. Why does everything have to be so mysterious? For those who have suffered, most far more than me, parables can wear thin. Free will? Okay, I know that God wont put a neon sign in the sky, but wheres the harm in helping a little cat? Or in holding two 16-year-old girls in a celestial hand when a plane crashes? Some might also chalk things up to a test of faith. Really? Like an omnipotent grandfather-like figure sitting on high with all of the answers throwing random and painful tests our way? I cant accept that. And what about a little cat? Im not exactly asking to part the Red Sea here. If this is a test of faith, it is a horrible test. I cant believe that it is. Reverend David Looney once wisely said that too many people think of God as an errand boy, expecting favor and fortune for all manners of things. Ive tried not to think that way, instead offering thanks for what I have, asking for help for those less fortunate and often asking for help on the many things over the past years Ive not always been convinced I could handle on my own. I am sick that something horrible may have happened, that Emma was hurt and alone and I wasnt there to help. Its been days now and there is still no sign of her. She enjoyed being tucked into bed at night even more than she enjoyed chirping at squirrels. I know that if she could come home, she would. I wonder if my silent words are just a monologue, but in the end, I know the responsibility was mine and praying cant change that. In Observationsu the end, God blessed me with her, entrusted me, and any failure was mine. My faith has been shaken from so many difficult events over the past year, by the hole now in my heart left by my little buddy Emma, and by so much horror in the world from wars and carnage to murders and mayhem. Despite wishes to the contrary, I know that God isnt my errand boy and that, by and large, He has given us the tools to solve problems. It is my responsibility to use those tools rather than simply whine about MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOEmma.PPHOTO BY MICHELLE T TRAPHAGENEmma and me. things. Having free will suggests that God is okay with us questioning faith, because I cant imagine that God wants a flock of blind sheep. Most likely my faith will eventually emerge stronger but I wish the circumstances werent always so damn painful. This isnt how it was supposed to be. Emma is supposed to be here. Shes just an innocent cat. She is my friend. My faith may be shaken but apparently I still have hope. Why else would I go to the door every 20 minutes to see if shes there? In the meantime, Ive prayed for the families of the two young girls, for the family who has since found their missing daughter, and for Emma to come home. Is that hypocritical? Of course it is, but Im only human. A heartbroken human. At least I know there are good souls out there. I have Robert and many of you to thank for that. I will try to remember that when I run to the door upon waking tomorrow morning, hoping that Emma will be there. Ill try harder when, most likely, I slowly close the door again. NEED TO ADVERTISE? Call....NAN KIRK 813-925-6106 VILMA STILLWELL 813-925-6113

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8 SCC OBSERVER JULY 11, 2013 Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE LUNCH & SEMINARAnd learn the benets of pre-planning your cremation.National Cremation SocietyConsidering Cremation?Well discuss: MON., JULY 15 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 19 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH MON., JULY 22 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 26 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH Gene Dyrek(813) 401-1159First time attendees only please. RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! Bring this ad and receive a$200 Discounton a standard package until July 27, 2013 Not redeemable for cash and cannot be combined with any other offers. Dick Gail Majcher and their red Corvette.SCC Sports Car Club visits Sarasota Jungle GardensThe SCC Sports Car Clubs June Mystery Cruise was another huge success! The Corvettes, Porsches, BMWs, Mercedes, Jaguars and Miatas were all in attendance as Dick & Gail Majcher led the cars from Sun City Center to Sarasota Jungle Gardens in their beautiful red Corvette. Dick and Gail moved here from Kenosha, WI in 2000. Dick retired from TWA Airlines in 1999, where he was sales manager in Milwaukee. Gail was a travel agent in Kenosha. They enjoy traveling to new and different places as much as possible. Gail works part-time at South Bay Hospital in food services and Dick takes people to and from the airport, or to appointments., The sports cars departed SCC and enjoyed a beautiful drive through the back roads of Hillsborough and Manatee counties to Sarasota. After arriving, the group enjoyed a special program featuring many of the Jungle animals. Sarasota Jungle Gardens first came into being in the early 1930s when local newspaperman David Breed Lindsay purchased 10 acres of land just west of U.S. 41 with plans to develop the virgin subtropical jungle into a botanical garden. Importing thousands of tropical plants, trees and flowers from all over the world, hand-picked because they would flourish harmoniously with native species, the Gardens gradually began to take shape. Some of its prized possessions include the rare Australian Nut Tree, a Bunya Bunya tree, the largest Norfolk Island pine in Florida, Bulrush, Strangler Figs and many other exotic plants. The Jungle Gardens also has a wide variety of birds and animals many of them rescued including Floridas noted pink flamingos, lots of parrots, crocodiles, lemurs, snakes and much more. All nestled within 10 acres of lush, tropical landscaping connected by winding jungle trails, its one of the only places you can walk up to and feed free-roaming flamingos. After visiting the Jungle Gardens, the club traveled to Marina Jacks Restaurant for lunch. The next Cruise will be on Thursday, July 18. For information on the club, call Gary at 813-634-2405. This is an informal club with no dues and the only bylaws are to drive a sports car and to have a good time! Local business helps Scouts fight off mosquitosOn June 25, Dr. Joe Corcoran, Chief Medical Officer at South Bay Hospital, made a presentation to the SCC Rotary Club. The presentation was on a recent study, conducted by Hospital Corporation of America, Harvard, the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to determine what treatment worked best to reduce infections for intensive-care patients in the hospital setting. South Bay Hospital was one of 43 hospitals that participated in the study, which focused on preventing From left are Peggy Gleason, SCC Rotary Club president; Dr. Joe Corcoran, Chief Medical Officer at South Bay Hospital; and Ellie Cardwell, RN, Infection Prevention Nurse at South Bay Hospital.SCC Rotarians learn about infection reductionmethicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in intensivecare units. Three infection prevention strategies were researched and compared, and it was found that universal decolonization, treating every patient as a carrier of MRSA and requiring them to bathe with chlorhexidine and apply antibacterial ointment in the nostrils, reduced MRSA by 44 percent. The study was published in the May, 2013 New England Journal of Medicine, and the strategy of univer sal decolonization is now considered a best practice for hospitals.Boy Scout Troop #2140 in Ruskin is grateful to the donation of Reedy Plumbing, Inc. through the generosity of its supplier, the Gorman Company. The company donated enough pvc pipe and fittings for the troop to craft frames for mosquito netting to use over their cots at this years Scout Summer Camp in Flaming Arrow. The mosquitos, extremely aggressive this year, threatened to put a damper on the whole summer camp experience.Dr. Steven Walker joins Community Mental Wellness CenterLicensed psychologist Dr. Steven Walker has joined the staff of the Community Mental Wellness Center, located at 1210 Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City Center. Dr. Walker holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and a masters degree in counseling psychology. He has more than 15 years of experience helping clients of all ages develop more self-awareness and achieve their potential. Dr. Walker has experience working with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, substance abuse and all manners of addictions, existential and meaning of life questions, anger management, executive coaching, and end of life transitions. House calls can be arranged. For more information or to arrange an appointment with Dr. Walker, call him directly at: Office, 813-3474464 Ext. 224 or cell, 971-533-4145. Email: licensedpsychologist@gmail. com. Dr. Steven Walker

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8 OBSERVER NEWS JULY 11, 2013 Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE LUNCH & SEMINARAnd learn the benets of pre-planning your cremation.National Cremation SocietyConsidering Cremation?Well discuss: MON., JULY 15 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 19 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH MON., JULY 22 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 26 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH Gene Dyrek(813) 401-1159First time attendees only please. RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! Bring this ad and receive a$200 Discounton a standard package until July 27, 2013 Not redeemable for cash and cannot be combined with any other offers. In some ways, you really can live forever, but thats not necessarily a good thing. Many of your online accounts from automatic bill payments to eBay may remain active after you pass away, unless you take steps to ensure they dont, says attorney Hillel Presser, author of Financial Self-Defense. Automatic bill pay, for example, can theoretically keep tapping your bank account long after youre gone or, at least, until your money is. Its important to make sure your online bank and shopping accounts, even your social media, can be closed out, or that your loved ones are authorized to access them, Presser says. You may ask, Why would I care if Im gone? I can tell you from experience: because it can create real headaches, and more heartache, for your family. Bank and shopping accounts will be vulnerable to identity theft, which would affect your estate if someone opens credit cards in your name. You might have valuable intellectual property, like domain names. They may need access to your health records, particularly if you died under questionable circumstances, he says. Theres the sentimental stuff photos and emails that your family may want as a remembrance of you, and the libraries of music and ebooks, which may represent a considerable investment on your part. The problem is, even if you provide a family member with all of your accounts, log-ins and passwords, they may not be legally allowed to access them, Presser says. In many cases, they may be violating the accounts terms of service or violatingfederal privacy and computer fraud laws. Some states have laws governing online materials, but theyre different and which of your accounts are covered depends on where the provider is located. What can you do to ensure your family isnt left with a virtual nightmare after your passing? Presser offers these tips: Create a list of all of your accounts, including log-in names, passwords, and answers to any security questions. Obviously, your list will need to be securely stored. Since youll need to update it regularly as you add accounts or change passwords, it will be easiest if you keep the list on your computer in a password-protected folder. Remember to create a backup of your list, whether its on a jump drive or printed out on paper. Store the backup in a secure place such as a safe deposit box. Do not put password information in your will, which is a public document. If you have a Google account, set up the new inactive account manager. In May 2013, Google became the first site to give users an option for choosing what becomes of their content if they should become debilitated or die. Under the profile button, click Account, scroll down to Account Management, and youll find instructions for Control what happens to your account when you stop using Google. You can select how long the account should be inactive before your plans are set into motion; choose to whom you want to offer content, such as YouTube videos, Gmail, Google+ posts, Blogger and Picasa web albums, or whether it should simply be deleted. Appoint a digital executor. Perhaps the simplest way to ensure Plan ahead for your online hereafterAsset protection lawyer offers 3 steps to take nowyour online life is taken care of is to appoint a digital executor a techsavvy person who will be willing and able to carry out your wishes. Authorize the person to access your inventory of log-in information and spell out what you want done with each account, whether its providing access to loved ones or business partners, or deleting it. The digital world has grown and transformed so rapidly, the law hasnt kept up, which makes managing your digital afterlife challenging, Presser says. Until there are more consistent laws and procedures governing this area, its best to plan ahead, leave clear instructions and be sure you have a list of accounts where your estate lawyer or a loved one can find it and access it, he says. It will make a world of difference to your survivors.Florida colleges among most affordable in nationDespite rising tuition costs across the country, 19 Florida College System (FCS) institutions landed at the top of a list of public, four-year colleges with the lowest tuition rates. The U.S. Department of Educations (USED) College Affordability and Transpar ency Center released lists identifying college costs to help students make informed choices about higher education. The USED opened the center in 2011 to help track college costs while providing tools and data to help students and families make smart decisions about their higher education options. Using data from more than 4,000 institutions, the center highlighted colleges with the highest and lowest tuitions, the highest and lowest net prices, and the fastest-rising costs. Among public, four-year institutions, the center identified 19 Florida colleges as being in the bottom 10 percent for tuition and fees. The aver age for tuition and fees in the FCS for public, four-year institutions is $2,792, well below the mid-point of the national average of $7,135. The average for tuition and fees in the FCS for public, two-year institutions is $2,727, below the national average of $2,905. The center also highlighted average net prices, which is the average price of attendance that is paid by students after grants and scholarships are taken into account. Nine FCS institutions were in the bottom 10 percent for net price; eight in the public, four-year category and one in the public, two-year category. The average net price in the FCS for public, four-year institutions is $6,757, below the national average of $10,863. The average net price for all FCS institutions is $6,750. For more information and to view the reports, visit http://collegecost. ed.gov/catc/Default.aspx.

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Lithia’s cold water springs and surrounding woods and the upper end of the Little Manatee River are great places to canoe or kayak or walk safe trails into the woodlands examining the native wildflowers and plants and perhaps see some wildlife as well. In fact, there are lots of out-ofthe-way places in South County along both the Little Manatee and the Alafia rivers. Meandering inlets and mangroves and small islands and trails offer plenty of places to explore both on land and on water. There are 18 miles of hiking and biking trails in the 4,933-acre Balm-Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve as well, and, at last count, 14 licensed fishing tour guides and 10 places to launch your boats. If you’re looking for any of these, or others, two good places to start are by visiting www.tinyurl. com/observerfun1 or www.tinyurl. com/observerfun2. But right here in South County you can find the Outdoor Learning Center at Camp Bayou, 4140 24th St. S.E., Ruskin, with its “Nature Experience” interpretive tours and special events. Since it is only open on certain days and hours, a call there is always good at (813) 641-8545 or check out the events section at www.campbayou.org. For those who wish to visit any of the other areas of Tampa Bay — which tourism experts say includes all of South County, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Bradenton-Sarasota (even though Sarasota doesn’t actually touch the Bay) — there are many other types of things to do besides those connected with wilderness or water. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is always a good bet for fun for the kids, and adults, too, who want to see safari-type animals in habitats created especially to match the ones they have in the wild. Located at 1101 W. Sligh Ave., the zoo is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Those people who especially like “big cats” have several places to choose from that feature only those: Big Cat Rescue, 12802 Easy St., Tampa, is a 55-acre nonprofit sanctuary dedicated to big cats that have been abused or abandoned. It offers daily tours for adults, and special tours for children under 10, where you can see lions, tigers, leopards, ocelots, cougars, lynx, and servals and more. Since children are not permitted on all tours, it’s best to call (813) 920-4130 first. Meanwhile Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, 7101 Palmer Rd. in Sarasota, has tours daily Wednesday through Sunday but schedules change with the seasons, so calling there is also advised. Its number is (941) 371-6377. Here you’ll find not only tours but also educational animal training demonstrations and shows with a focus on fostering appreciation for animals and stressing the importance of habitat preservation. Elmira’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Wimauma also offers three tours every Saturday. For information, visit www.elmiraswildlife.org. There’s plenty more to see just south of us, like the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and circus memorabilia, and the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, but for now, let’s go in the other direction, across Tampa Bay to St. Petersburg, and mention the Salvador Dali Museum at One Dali Blvd.; the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr. N.E.; and if it’s raining, you can always browse through Haslam’s Book Store, at 2025 Central Ave., which has been a landmark in St. Petersburg since 1933 with its more than 300,000item collection of new, used and rare books. Fun in the sun \012œˆ'i`vœ“>}i£ X Little Manatee River State Park is minutes away in Sundance, just south of Sun City Center on U.S. 301. \012œˆ'i`œ>}i££ X Bryan R. Thatcher, DMD New Dentist joins SCC Practice e oce of Dr. Gerald Isbell & Dr. T. Gregory Jacobs proudly introduce Dr. Bryan R. atcher Dr. atcher grew up in Valrico and now resides in Apollo Beach. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry, then attended the prestigious residency at the UF College of Dentistry in Seminole, FL, earning a Certicate of Advanced Education in General Dentistry. He looks forward to practicing all phases of general dentistry. is oce oers a number of aesthetic, restorative and rehabilitative dental services. With a board certied prosthodontist on site, all aspects of restorative treatment are available, including crowns, bridges, complete and partial dentures, and implant restorations. 1601 Rickenbacker Drive, Suite 7 Sun City Center, FL 813 634-1932

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JULY 11, 2013 11 *Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any knee or hip surgical procedure, including MAKOplasty. Talk with your doctor about these risks to nd out if MAKOplasty is right for you. Physicians are on the medical staff of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians. ROBOTIC SUR GERY NOW AT THE RANCH MAKOplasty with Robotic Arm technology eliminates guesswork in hip and knee surgeries8330 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Bradenton, FL 34202 www.lakewoodranchmedicalcenter.com The Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center at Lakewood Ranch Are you living with knee or hip pain? Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is the ONLY hospital in Bradenton and Sarasota to offer MAKOplasty with Robotic Arm technology for Partial Knee Resurfacing, an innovative new treatment option for people with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee. And For the many people who suffer from degenerative joint disease of the hip, we also offer MAKOplasty with Robotic Arm technology for Total Hip Replacement. Using a computer-assisted visualization guide, a robotic arm gently directs the surgeons hand, ensuring precision and quality results. The Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center at Lakewood Ranch is committed to providing the latest advances in orthopaedic surgery and dedicated to helping our patients return to daily activities with relief from pain. Help reduce your pain and restore your lifestyle with MAKOplasty. For more information please call 941.782.BONE (2663). Medical Director of the Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center There are two ways you can see the area from the air up close and personal. For $35 a person you can hover over the area in a helicopter leaving from the Peter O. Knight Airport, just south of downtown on Davis Island and for the more adventurous, there are biplane rides also available. These are open-top, old-fashioned World War II aircraft that do both sightseeing and aerobatics, depending on the one or two passengers that can ride. Biplane rides can be arranged by calling (321) 392-4125. A different type of experience could be touring the Mixon Fruit Farms on the Orange Blossom Tram that travels through the groves, wetland refuge, butterfly garden and wildlife areas. The entrance to this is at 2712 26th Ave. E. in Bradenton. Or maybe a winery is more to your taste, at Rosa Fiorelli Vineyard, 4020 County Road 675, Bradenton, where you can see how grapes are grown and harvested and taste various varieties of wines. The Tampa Bay History Center, a Smithsonian affiliate, at 801 Old Water St., Tampa has three floors of permanent and temporary exhibitions. Also in Tampa are the Tampa Ghost Tours, leaving nightly from 514 N. Franklin St.; and TECOs In-Town Trolley tours that run a loop from downtown to Harbor Island or the streetcars that link the Florida Aquarium to historic Ybor City. To find out more about Tampas streetcars, visit www.tecolinestreetcar.org.If you dont mind driving 32 miles to the northwest of Tampa, you could go to the authentically Greek sponge docks of Tarpon Springs, or drive almost straight north, 56 miles, to Weeki Wachee Springs. These arent even whole-day trips but once there, can provide a whole days worth of entertainment.Thirty-nine miles northeast of Tampa, at 38650 Mickler Rd. in Dade City, you can see an honestto-goodness Giraffe Ranch that currently has two tours a day, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., where not only giraffes are kept, but rhinos, camels, lemurs and many other exotic animals. Not a zoo or theme park, Giraffe Ranch Fun in the sunu PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOThree lifeguards were on duty July 6 at the swimming area of E.G. Simmons Park while children and adults enjoyed the sand and Bay. A clear sunny day after nearly 14 days of intermittent hard rain kept the crowds down.is a real, working game farm and wildlife preserve where animals have lots of room to roam. Guides can allow you to feed some of the animals including giraffes and zebras and other African and Asian animals right from the safari-type vehicle they use for the tours. Now, if youve tried some of the things that attracted you and youre still looking for things to do, perhaps a day at the beach or a night on the town might be just right to complete your guests summer vacation trip. TECOs In-Town Trolley tours run a loop from downtown to Harbor Island and link the Florida Aquarium to historic Ybor City.

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12 JULY 11, 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) 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 ClassesJULY UPCOMING EVENTS *R EGISTER NO W! Thu 11: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* TAI CHI ALL FUTURE CLASSES ARE 9:30 to 10:30 am DISCONTINUEDFri 12: 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 15: CHA CHA DANCING (COUPLES) SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 11 am to Noon UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16Tue 16: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 17: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pmThu 18: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* 9:30 to 10:30 amFri 19: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 10 to 11 am UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16Mon 22: CHA CHA DANCING (COUPLES) SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 11 am to Noon UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16Tue 23: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 24: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)SOCIAL BRIDGE (NEW) 11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pm 1:30 to 4 pmThu 25: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* 9:30 to 10:30 amFri 26: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 10 to 11 am UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16 Visit us online for the monthly schedule of classes and events: JSAMedicalGroup.com Click Events Progress, but bullets still fall on 4thBy%  cTren mitch@observernews.netOn July 3, local nonprofit Bullet Free Sky, dedicated to stopping senseless injuries and deaths from celebratory gunfire, held its first fundraising event at the Firehouse Cultural Center. The funds raised will go 100 percent towards the organizations continuing efforts to educate about the dangers of that activity. It appeared that much of South Hillsborough was indeed able to celebrate the holiday under bullet-free skies. Unfortunately, other parts of Tampa Bay and the nation werent so lucky. The Tampa Bay Times reported two incidents involving celebratory gunfire in St. Petersburg, with bullets falling through the roofs of homes, resulting in one injury. In Miami, a woman was hit in the thigh; in Maryland, a 17-year-old girl was hit by a stray bullet shot by her grandfather; and a 29-year-old woman in Georgia was hit in the chest and is in critical condition. Sadly, at least one life was taken during the holiday when a 7-year-old boy in Virginia was struck in the head by a falling bullet while holding hands with his father. The Bullet Free Sky event was sponsored by numerous local businesses including the Firehouse Cultural Center, SouthShore Chamber of Commerce, Aegis Tactical, the Dog House & More, Elmiras Wildlife Sanctuary, Alert Air, Fifth Third Bank-Ruskin, South Shore Arts Council and Apollos Bistro, along with other area businesses. The event also included a free concert by Kelly Emerson and Gary Garbelman. For more information, visit www.bulletfreesky.com.Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office Public Information Officer Larry McKinnon spoke about the dangers of celebratory gunfire during a press conference in Ruskin on July 3. MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSDuring the Bullet Free Sky fundraising event on July 3, the music brought people to their feet. The event also included food, raffles and a silent auction.

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Emerson is the son of banjo great and bluegrass hall of fame inductee Bill Emerson. His parents divorced when he was just a young child, and over the years he has had little personal contact with his father, but the music comes to him as naturally as breathing. I have a beautiful wife, Amy, and where Im at in life, Im happy, he said. It makes me happy to be able to express myself through my music. There is nothing like it. We are really content with that alone. The reality is that if we ever got signed to a major deal, our lives would change. It would be fun, but it would be all business. Such as it was for his father who had a life on the road as a bluegrass musician, a life that involved paying a price for missing out on his sons life. Emerson, too, knows because he was a guitarist in a band signed to a major label as a young man. I was just a kid then, he said. He was a very high level banjo player in the world of bluegrass music, Emerson said. They were signed to a major label and touring around the world. He had too much of that life to even imagine another life. That is not necessarily the life Emerson wants for himself and his family. But he still sees big shoes to I always thought that I was supposed to hit the big time but my calling hasnt come yet, he said. Thats my dream, whether it comes or not. For a lot of people in Sun City Center and the surrounding area, he has hit the big time. Like the woman last week, hundreds of people routinely turn out to see Emerson and Garbelman perform. They invariably pack the venues in which they perform. That guy can sing, Emerson said of Garbelman. Ironically, his dream may well come true through a combination of the music in his blood and the lifelong skills at creating things in his mind. Last year, Emerson began building custom banjos. He plans to build 20 of them over the next 20 years. Now nearing completion of his second, he has 18 years left to go. Emerson long considered himself a guitarist rather than following his famous father on the banjo. But over time, things change. Ive been playing the guitar for 42 years. Ive been playing the banjo for 17 years, he said. Today, he has an endorsement deal with Goldtone Banjos out of Titusville for their EBM Electric Banjo. And now he is building them. Kenny Bailey of Bailey Music offered lessons on instrument making, generally guitars, mandolins and banjos. Kelly took the class, after commissioning Bailey to build him a banjo. It was just beautiful but I didnt like the way it played and the way it felt, he said of the instrument he had commissioned. It was a beautiful banjo but it just wasnt right for me. It broke my heart to sell it, and I think it hurt him. But over the years we worked back into our friendship. A few years later he called me up to tell me about a class he was offering. For the past seven years, Emerson has had the design for a banjo one with the help of a talented woodworker and instrument maker in Sun City Center named Bill Kobel. He helped to build the prototype and it was a little raw but it was still a work of art because everything was made by hand, Emerson said. Emerson sold that banjo and received a letter from the buyer, thanking him for an instrument that looked and sounded beautiful; he described it as a work of art worth twice what he paid for it. And thus the Emerson Power Banjo was born. With his second instrument nearing completion, second will be from the third, it literally gleams beauty. I think I have something to prove, mostly to myself, he said. In my family, I was the one that got Bills genes, I was blessed to have the music. He is not only proving himself through his music, visible to all who have seen him perform, he is also setting himself apart from his famous father with banjos that emerge from a labor of love. Whether he knows it or not, the are a legacy in the making. Back in the Firehouse Cultural Center, Emerson and Garbelman had the crowd on their feet, with music ranging from original tunes to Bob Segers Old Time Rock MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTO PPHOTO COURTESY OF KELLY EmEMERSONFor Emerson, building the banjos is a labor of love.Labor of loveu u

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When surveyed, 97.5% of patients stated they would recommend us to a friend! n Roll to YMCA by the Village People. Now a lot of people would turn the dial if the latter song came on the radio but there was something fun and magical about how Emerson and Garbel man performed it. The entire years old to 80, was on their feet, smiling and acting out the letters. It was phenomenal. Emerson and Garbelman per not something they can always do because each time they set up, they incur expenses. Not to mention, their talent is worth something. For that, for Bullet Free Sky, was important, Emerson said. who was injured by celebratory electric guitar. made more of a difference than something good happen that night, they changed the dynamic carry well past when the guitars were put away and the speakers were packed up. in life, and despite making crowds Emerson is not immune to ups and downs. But he is patient and he has faith. My dad emailed me about three months or so and saw one of my original songs on YouTube, he said. He told me that he just had to say that it was really good and that he was proud to see that I had my own style and was doing so well with it. Emerson hasnt seen his father since 1997 but recently found out that he will be an instructor at a banjo camp Emerson will be and son will perform together. ersons heart. He will perform as the son of a banjo great but more importantly as his own man. Thats my life and it makes me who I am, Emerson said. I always try to be all I can be. I al happy with my life. For Kelly Emerson, life con tinues to unfold like sheet music that is still being composed. His dreams are coming true. In many On Saturday, August 10, Emer son and Garbelman will perform two shows at the Rollins Theater in Sun City Center. Tickets are available at the SCC Kiosk on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or by calling 813-220-7913. For more information, visit www.thekegg. com. Kellys premiere, well-reviewed bluegrass CD, entitled Big is available by emailing ub2soup@ hotmail.com.Labor of love

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Concrete Accessories of the price of Bulk Mulch & Rock 813-641-0090 Precast Concrete Stepswww.centurygrp.com/Products/Concrete-Steps Red Mulch 5 bags for $ 10All bagged Rock and Gravel 4 for $12 Add a new spark to your backyard with a Century Fire PitExpires 7/25/13 To dump at the South County Waste Processing Facility and Southeast County Landfill require property owners to present tax bills to prove they can dump without charge, but anyone showing residency with proof like a drivers license or electric bill in their name may take part in Operation Fight the Blight. We expect that well collect about 20 dumpsters-full before were done, Langford said. The first few days, more than 12 tons of trash were collected, including 760 pounds of tires 21 found in road ditches and 55 tires off residential property, he said. We inspected 65 properties in the area and secured two abandoned dwellings that were near the school zone, which is a (designated) Child Safe Zone, he said. We have one coming down in a couple of days. Besides collecting and disposing of the trash, which included chairs, broken tables and other furniture and all kinds of electronics, especially televisions, 10 code enforcement officers, with the help of others, have eliminated 740 square feet of gang graffiti and mowed more than 85,000 square feet of weeds and high grass in surrounding abandoned dwellings and on vacant lots, he said. The old way of county thinking is over, he said. There used to be a silo mentality. You know how a silo stands alone? Well, since the new county administrator started, weve gotten rid of that mentality and all the departments work better together. County Administrator Michael Merrill took office in December 2010. He and the director of code enforcement, Dexter Barge, have partnership goals between the county department workers and our residents. Animal Services, Affordable Housing Services, the sheriffs office and Tampa Electric Company also helped in the cleanup. Working together, the first day of the operation we got a ton of waste off the right-of-way, he said. One thing that makes things more difficult for code enforcement is when a home is foreclosed. Vacancies attract all kinds of crime, and are always a danger to neighborhood children, he said. Similar cleanups were done in Town n Country and Palm River earlier this year, and one is planned for Gibsonton Sept. 3 through 18. We deliver flyers door-to-door in the targeted areas and leave flyers in businesses and other places before the cleanups, he said. We have officers who speak both English and Spanish so everyone knows what were planning to do. Langford said they plan to remove the last of the dumpsters July 16 and check the area for small items and last-minute disposal on the 17th. The sooner people get their things down there the better, he said. And I wouldnt plan on coming the 17th because the dumpsters will already be gone. To get help with disposal of large items, residents may call (813) 274-6600. Now Hiring: Stylists, Nail TechsBooth Rent/Commission Ask About Signing Bonus Details For a Confidential Interview, Call Lucille at813.503.7654 or 813.634.1848723 Imar DriveSun City Center Area cleanup PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOBill Langford, general manager of the Special Code Enforcement Unit for Hillsborough County talks about the huge cleanup going on in the Wimauma area through July 17.

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JULY 11, 2013 17 Were Here For You! We Welcome New PatientsOur practice provides a complete range of professional services including Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Thorough Examinations, Cleanings, Dental Makeovers and Implant Restorations. Michelle Halcomb, D.D.S.813-634-3396703 Del Webb Blvd. W., Suite B Sun City Center, FL 33573 We salute all of our men, women and Veterans of the Armed Forces! 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? Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $25................before noon$20...................after noon$18...............after 2:00 pm $500 OFF Any RoundIMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONSIncludes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 7/31/13Visit our New, Improved PRO SHOP1 Pier Drive, RuskinLEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DININGSteaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BAR OPEN TO TH E PUBLIC KITCHEN HOURS NOW OPEN Mondays 11-6 p.m. Tues. -Wed. 11-8 pm Thurs. -Sat 11-9 pm Sun. Brunch Buffet 8-2; Lunch 11-6 NFL Direct TV Sunday Ticketwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com 813-641-1600 Ruskin Eagles Aerie 4351 1205 1st St. S.W.Upcoming EventsMonday Night. ...................6 p.m. Bingo. Tuesday Night. ...................$1 draft beer all day. Friday Night . ..................... 6 p.m. Feather Your Nest. No food till Fall. Saturday, July 13. ..............5 p.m. Steak dinner. ................................................ 6:30 p.m. music by TJ and Ella Sunday . ..............................Feather Your Nest game canceled until. ............................................ Fall. $1 draft beer all day. For more information, call (813) 645-2922. South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities 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, July 22 Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests at 5 p.m. Menu: Salisbury Steak with all the trimmings, $7 person, only 50 tickets available. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is a clean, smoke-free environment located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S. in Ruskin. Telephone 813-645-2089. The University of Florida newspaper archive website can be obtained at ufdc.ufl. edu/newspapers, once youre there, type in The Observer News in the search box and click Go. Archives from January 2010 through the current issue will become available. While youre at the site, view some of Floridas historical news in the form of printed newspapers and periodicals.New challenge issued for Southeastern Guide Dogs schoolEarlier this year, Sarasota supporter Keith G. Hirst put out a $500,000 matching challenge to the community to help Southeastern Guide Dogs, the southeasts only accredited guide dog school, build a new Canine Assessment Center. The community met Hirsts challenge and now work is underway to build the 5,000-square-foot facility where Southeasterns dogs will be welcomed back to campus from their puppy-raiser homes. Now that the construction plans are funded, Hirst has issued another challenge to the community to help outfit the center with the essential fixtures, equipment, and furnishings needed to carry out the important work of assessing the new trainees as they begin their formal harness training. Southeastern Guide Dogs needs to raise $200,000 to make this Assessment Center a fully functioning home for the in-for-training dogs, and Im launching a 90-day, $100,000 dollar-for-dollar matching challenge to help the school reach their goals, ending October 9, 2013, stated Hirst. A formal groundbreaking event recently was held on Southeastern Guide Dogs 35-acre campus in Palmetto, where Hirst issued forth this second challenge grant. Items such as modular runs for the kennel areas, scales, an LED microscope, an ophthalmoscope/ otoscope, and other updated tools are just some of the items needed to make the new Assessment Center a state-of-the-art facility to serve Southeasterns dogs for many years to come. Keith HirstSupporters may visit www.guidedogs.org/hirstchallenge to donate and have their contribution count double during the Hirst 90-Day Challenge.

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18 JULY 11, 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 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. Area Obituaries Dolores DayDolores (Dolly) Day went to be with her loving Father July 2, 2013, after a long battle with Alzheimers. She was surrounded by her family. Dolly was a amazing wife and mother. She enjoyed being with family and friends and playing golf. She retired from Clinton Memorial Hospital after 19 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Dorothy Landry. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Chester (Chet) Day; son and daughter-in-law Dwayne Day and Patty Gillis Poe; daughter and son-inlaw Kathy and Don Wilson; brother and sister-in-law Don and Karen Landry; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved very much. Chet and Dolly moved from Clarksville, Ohio to Wimauma, Fla. in 2000. The family reguests donations be made in her memory to LifePath Hospice, 3010 West Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609. Matthew John MaschekMatthew John Maschek, 93, passed away at South Bay Hospital on Sunday, July 7. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 15, 1920. A World War II veteran, he served in the European theater as well as in the Pacific, spending many days waiting for orders to go to Japan. Matt was married to Aleta Jonie Maschek for 55 years. He worked for Service Drug in Chicago, Johnson Drug, McKesson Drug and Kendall-Futuro Drug Company for 38 years.Russell William WepferRussell William Wepfer, 84, of Sun City Center, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. His heart was not able to go on without his wife of 59 years, Sally, who had passed away suddenly. Russ was grateful for his many unexpected and wonderful years as husband of Sally, father of Karen Thompson of Maui, HI and Barbara (Charles) Philpot, and grandfather of Theodore and Samantha Philpot of Auburn, WA. He was born November 25, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Edna Wepfer, but he always appreciated their loving care during his youth in Shorewood, WI and after their retirement in Merrill, WI. Russ was a member of the U.S. Army of Occupation in Japan during 1946 and 1947, but was reluctant to talk about his wartime contribution because he was never in combat. Yet, there was a pride resulting from his volunteering to speed the return home of the true heroes of World War II. He was a proud graduate of the University of Michigan and, after a short attempt to work for the U.S. Forest Service, made a successful career in the administration of military programs for General Motors Corporation. After moving often in their earlier life, from Milwaukee to Germany, to Detroit, back to Milwaukee, back to Detroit again and finally to Carmel, IN, Russ and Sally retired to Sun City Center in 1985 and loved every minute of their life here. Together they were active in the United Community Church and volunteered for 15 years on the Security Patrol. In addition to his immediate family, Russ is survived by sister Bernice Wittig of Fond du Lac, WI; brother Gordon (Virginia) Wepfer of Lake Milton, OH; brother-in-law Rudolph (Marian) Habermann of Ormond Beach, FL and all their families. Friends visited the family at Sun City Center Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. There was a funeral service at 1 p.m., followed by entombment at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens in Brandon. In lieu of flowers, a contribution to the Community Foundation of Sun City Center is suggested. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.Sally WepferSally (Habermann) Wepfer, 80, of Sun City Center, passed away, suddenly and unexpectedly, on Sunday, June 30, 2013. She was born October 17, 1932 in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was survived by her husband of 59 years, Russell; daughters Karen Thompson of Maui, HI and Barbara (Charles) Philpot; grandchildren Theodore and Samantha Philpot of Auburn, WA; brother Rudolph (Marian) Habermann of Ormond Beach, FL; sister-in-law Bernice Wittig of Fond du Lac, WI; and brother-in-law Gordon (Virginia) Wepfer of Lake Milton, OH. Her only first cousin, Rudolph Knight of Seattle, WA, also survives her. After being raised in Battle Creek as the daughter of Rudolph, Sr. and Helen Habermann, she received dual degrees in Math and Education from the University of Michigan in 1954, where Russ and Sally had met. They married immediately thereafter and settled in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, Russs hometown and place of employment with General Motors. Sally then taught two years of junior high math in the suburb of Wauwatosa. Between raising their daughters and needing to follow Russs jobs, she got used to managing household moves: from Milwaukee to Augsburg (Germany), to the Detroit area, to Greendale, WI, back to Detroit and finally, to Carmel, IN. She also worked during some periods, for General Motors, then for an auto dealer, and for the Internal Revenue Service. Sally and Russ moved to Sun City Center in 1985. Soon after arriving, she and Russ were active in the United Community Church on its decorating committee and in the Keenagers group, and on the Security Patrol. She became deeply involved with the art of Bunka. She was the treasurer of the South Bay Genealogical Society for several years, volunteered at the new Hillsborough County librarys facility, and taught genealogy classes at the United Community Churchs college. She was also a member of the Panhellenic bridge group, several other informal bridge groups, the local group of Alpha Xi Delta alumnae, and OAR. All during this time, she and Russ traveled frequently both to visit their children and to expand their world experience. Friends visited the family at Sun City Center Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 10, where there was a funeral service at 1 p.m., followed by entombment at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens in Brandon. In lieu of flowers, a contribution to the Community Foundation of Sun City Center is suggested. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home. ......................................... .............................. ................................. ........................................... ........................... ........................ Matt and his wife traveled the world for many years. He loved to fish and play golf, and lived on the water for 28 years of his life. In later years, he moved to an acreage where he mastered a riding lawn mower and worked in his yard. He is survived by wife Aleta Jonie; daughter Jackalyn and husband John Campbell; grandchildren James Durrance, Julie Deriso and Reid Campbell; and great-granddaughters Kelli and Kristin Durrance, Ciera Hamblin and Kayla Pettis. A memorial service will be held for Matt at a later date. He will be buried at Sarasota Veterans Cemetery, near his Long Boat Key condominium.Sound the Shofar meets July 14Sound the Shofar will meet on Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m. in the South Shore Library. Pastor David Jones of Ruach Ministries in Brandon, will speak on True Freedom, the Biblical way. Everyone is welcome to attend. Beginning at 2 p.m., there will be a time of Praise and Worship with Hebraic dance.Ruskin Aglow meets July 20Ruskin Aglow will meet Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Palm Garden, 3850 Upper Creek Dr., Sun City Center, FL at 10 a.m. For more information, call Gloria at 813-633 9613.

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JULY 11, 2013 19 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL K-2 Through 12th GradeSunday School.................................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...............8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Evening Service..............................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Service................7:00 p.m. Awana............................................7:00 p.m.Dr. Barry RumseyA Resource for Families Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly Church Come join us to learn about Gods Word and salvation in Jesus ChristJoin us on Sunday to come home to the warmth of our church familyLocated in South Hillsborough County, just south of Universal in old Sun CityGetting to Know You (Donuts/Coffee) .....9:00 a.m. Sunday School ................................9:30 am. Sunday Morning Worship ...........10:55 a.m. Sunday Evening Service ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service .........7:00 p.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ...........10:00 a.m. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCHMinister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL INVITES YOU TO SERVICES AT OUR NEW LOCATION10:30 a.m. SUNDAYSNO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West Sun City Center, FL 33573 Church is Handicap accessible Phone: 813-634-1252 For information visit: www.standrewatscc.org St. Andrew Presbyterian ChurchSunday Services Traditional Service 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Service 11:00 a.m.Prayers with anointing for healing and wholeness during worship the second Sunday of every month.Pastor: Rev. Dr. Mark E. SalmonMeet friends in Fellowship Hall after each Service. Refreshments served.A Stephen Ministry Church First Church of Christ, Scientist Sunday Service ........................................................10:00 a.m. Sunday School .........................................................10:00 a.m. Wednesday Service ...................................................5:00 p.m. Reading Room ...............................Wednesday 4 to 4:45 p.m. All Are Welcome U.S. Hwy. 41 106 11th Ave. NE Ruskin 813-645-1714SaintAnneRuskin.orgMASSES Vigil Mass.....................................................................Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass ........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Contemporary) Monday thru Friday ....................................................................8:00 a.m. Holy Days ....................................... Espaol ......................................Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:00 p.m. Confession .........................Thursday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saint Anne Catholic ChurchSouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, V.F. Area Places of Worship 1910 Haverford Avenue Suite 107 Sun City Center, FL 33573 (813) 633-0286 www.brandonorthopedics.com Robert J. Maddalon, MD John D. Okun, MD Peter V. Lopez, MD Steven M. Page, MDBoard-Certified Orthopedic Surgeons Brandon Orthopedic Associates 721 West Robertson St., Ste. 102 Brandon, FL 33511 Phone: 813-684-3707 BRANDON ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES EAST BAY SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDICS Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery Brandon Orthopedic Associates is one of the most respected and professional orthopedic and sports medicine practices and Hillsborough County. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to specialize in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, partial and total joint replacements of hip, knee and shoulder, hand surgery including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, finger joint replacement, complex surgery of the elbow, and ankle and foot injuries. Our compassionate and caring atmosphere is in two convenient locations near local hospitals and outpatient surgery facilities in Brandon and Sun City Center. We work relentlessly to provide the best care possible for every patient's unique orthopedic need. A bittersweet Retirement Celebration was held for The Rev. Tracy H. Wilder, III on June 1, 2013 at the Sun City Center St. John the Divine Episcopal Church campus. The parishioners went all out to make this a memorable celebration for their beloved rector and his wife Susan. It was an elegant black and white theme, with fresh flowers that included fresh roses on each table and throughout the parish. Approximately 300 parishioners attended the affair, which included an appetizer and fellowship hour, and a delicious sit-down dinner prepared by the parishioners of the church. Entertainment with music by Chuck Wirick, the church music director, the Redemption Band, and some very talented singers in the parish completed the celebration. 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 Road, 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. At Grace, the United Methodist Women focus on community organizations that support women, youth and children in the Lithia area and abroad. Most recently, members created packets of personal care items to send to Nicaragua for the churchs first overseas mission trip. In June, 17 youth and nine adults from Grace United Methodist Church went on a mission trip to Nicaragua. 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.Metaphysical Society to discuss the Gospel of ThomasAt 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17 the Metaphysical Society will have a presentation on The Gospel of Thomas, Verses 11-20. The Gospel of Thomas is considered by some to be one of the missing books of the Bible. Member Don Smith, PhD, spoke previously on Verses 110, and continues in this presentation. A question-and-answer period will follow. The event will take place in the Eberhardt Room in the Lawn Bowlers Building, 909 North Course Lane in SCC. The program is open to SCC/KP residents and guests. Admission is a love offering. For information, call Holli at 813-419-4704 For membership information call Ludi at 813-938-5686 or send an email to metaphysicalsociety@gmail.com. A tribute to Fr. TracyA special surprise was the appearance of George Burns, aka Ed Brown; the Senior Warden of the church, and local band Tampa Bay Time Machine, which played music from the 60s Father Tracy sang along to Surfin USA. The Rev. Michael Durning, of Bishop Smiths office (Diocese of SW Florida), writing on the Internet, commented, St. John the Divine pulled out all the stops! After dinner they had musical tributes, gifts, a Conga line, and even an appearance from George Burns. The Wilders, the next day, said they were dazed by the avalanche of affection. The event was bittersweet, warm, wonderful and unforgettable. New Beginnings Fellowship celebrates graduationChris Giddens graduated from Lennard High School this year and as is the custom at New Beginnings Fellowship, his name was placed on the Graduate Plaque. Chris has been a member of the church for many years and helps out by taking up offerings, singing specials and is a wonderful help to Pastor Brady who calls Chris his assistant. Congratulations to Chris and all the 2013 graduates!The United Community Church will again be having its summer cinema series. The movies will be shown at 1 p.m. in the Great Hall each Thursday during July and August. There is no admission; all are welcome. The schedule is: July 11 Les Miserables; July 18 Water for Elephants; July 15 Lincoln; Aug. 1 Big Miracle; Aug. 8 Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; Aug.15 Life of Pi; Aug. 22 Red Dog; Aug. 29 Parental Guidance United Community Church is located at 1501 La Jolla Ave. in Sun City Center.Movies fit the bill at United Community Church

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JULY 11, 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 310 GARAGE/YARD SALE MERCHANDISE300 105 PERSONALArt Lessons. Learn to paint. Group, private & beginners plus. Any age. PaintingTimeOut. com 813-8927235Maureen Preston Charts. Charts. Charts. 813-4128923 (1) Nativity Chart, (2) Com patibility Chart, (3) Nodes Chart (4) Eclipse Chart. Free yearly forecast with order. Check or MO accepted. P O Box 365 Gibsonton, Fl 33534 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 Darling poodle mix, looking for a good home, 6yrs old. $100. Owner moving. 813-245-3514 Oliver & Company LLCFull Service Pet Sitting(813) 767-7225Email: olivertort@aol.comwww .petsit.com/oliverandcompany Oliver T ort & Ti s 310 GARAGE/Y ARD SALEAlmost 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 Friday 8am-2pm. Saturday 9amnoon. Children clothes & toys, some furniture, household. Good bargains, great prices. 1901 East View Dr., SCC. Cul-de-sac yard sale. Saturday, July 13, 8am-2pm. Baby clothes, car seat, bassinet, bouncie seat, bookcases, end tables, wicker table & chairs, maternity clothes, Trek road bike & more. 13208 Laraway Saturday, July 13th, 8am-? 617 Ft. Duquesna, SCC. Home decor, womens clothing, lawn equipment, patio furniture, misc. household. Multi family yard sale. Saturday, 7/20 (Check date) 8am-noon. Kitchen, household goods, furniture & more. 6606 Dolphin Cove, Apollo Beach. Yard sale. Everything has to go. 202 5th Ave. NW, Ruskin (off Shell Point). 8am-? Saturday 13th, rain Sunday 14th. SCC 2126 New Bedford Dr. Friday July 12, 8am-noon. Matching sleeper sofa, loveseat, cocktail & end tables, (2) dining room sets. Bedroom suite, full mattress, mens, ladies causal clothes & household misc. Yard sale. Saturday, July 13, 8am1pm. 1419 Murillo Loop, Ruskin. Clothing, household, wagon, refrigerator, yard trailer, dolls, toys, misc & more. Moving sale. Friday & Saturday, 8am-noon. ChulaVista Landing. 2510 Bosun Lane, Ruskin. All must go cheap. Tools, hot tub. 50 clothes. Huge moving sale. Saturday 7/13, 7am-noon. Fishing rods, tackle, downriger, boat, tools, household & furniture. 6609 Dolphin Cove., Apollo Beach. Huge moving sale. 2 families. Furniture, appliances, lots of decorative furnishings. Inside sale. Rain or shine. 1401 River Dr. SW, Ruskin. Friday & Saturday, 9am-3pm. June 12 & 13. 1211 W. Del Webb Blvd., SCC. 7am-11am. Half price 10:30am11am. Saturday, July 13. Small refrigerator, furniture, bric-a-brac & lots misc. Established in 2002 Now accepting newKITTY CLIENTSProfessional Pet Sitting Service 813-634-8894 Furniture & accessories. The Per fect Piece. Quality used furniture. 2406 College Ave. East, Ruskin. 813-645-1800 Cell: 382-7536 Entertainment center 64 L, 54 1/2 tall, 23 1/4 wide. Call for details. 813-633-9915 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING Read the entire newspaper by going to Observernews.net. Community news & advertising 24/7 is only 1 click away. Your best Advertising Buy! The Observer News Log Cabin ProduceOpen all summerStop by and see us!5214 Hwy 674 Wimauma, 335983/4 mile east of Walmart NOW ACCEPTING DEBIT AND MAJOR CREDIT CARDS(813) 380-5214REMODELINGS eedless watermelon....$1.50 & up Blueberries....................$1.50 / pt. Cantaloupe........................79 ea. Vine-ripe tomatoes............99 / lb. BEVERLYs ESTATE SALESSun City CenterFOR SALEDining table, china cabinet, six chairs, Drexel china cabinet, black, satin-nish dresser, mirror, two night stands, kitchen octagon table, six chairs with casters, two aqua La-Z-Boy recliners, misc. chairs, china cabinet, two matching end tables, 2-5 drawer chests, two matching night stands. To view, call Beverly508-0307 or 633-1173 Ministry of Calv ary Luther an Chur ch T hrift Store OPE NINGSOON!No donations accepted until we are in our new building.813-641-7790 (cell)www.AllAboutPawsPetServices.comServing ALL of Your Pets Needs Laura Ashley lingerie cabinet, mirror, dresser and vintage vanity, lots of tools and books, maple entertainment center, electric piano, kitchenware, sectional sofa, rolltop desk and much more. www.denneysestatesales.com DENNEYS ESTATE SALESSCC (off Stoneham Dr. in St. Andrews subdivision)Fri. & Sat., July 12-137 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 601-0983Now accepting major credit cards The Price is Right! 218 Amesbury Circle BEVERLYs ESTATE SALESSun City CenterJuly 12 & 137:30 a.m.-1 p.m.1916 New Bedford Dr.(o Pebble Beach S.)Do not park on side of street with cones. E-Z Go golf cart, 40 Samsung at-screen TV, leather sectional, leather couch & loveseat, leather recliner, Stanley queen suite with matching computer desk, queen & full mattress, Baker dining table, 6 chairs, server & china cabinet, table, 4 chairs, patio furniture, linens, kitchen, rugs, lamps, womens golf clubs, TV cabinet (45 TV will t), coee table (2 level), clothes (woman size 16), shoes 8-1/2, lots of African art & decor.508-0307 or 633-1173 Annes Estate Sales 207 Austin Hills Court (off Stoneham Dr.)St. Andrews, SCCFriday & Saturday 7 am 12 p m(813) 758-7952 (813) 758-7954 Furniture: sofa & loveseat, credenza, antique desk (small), leather recliner, dresser w/mirror, corner desk, bookcases, office chairs, swivel rockers, coffee & end tables; Appliances: washer, dryer, chest-type freezer; Medical equipment: wheelchairs, walkers, canes, breathing equipment; Tools: power & hand, radial arm saw, 10 table saw, Foley saw filer, Foley handsaw re-toother, Belsaw edge tool grinder, Bemaco shears & knife sharpener, 6-1/8 joiner/planer, Foley automatic power saw setter, large air compressor, Packard table grinder. Must see too many to list! Kitchen: lots of Corningware, Griswold skillets, deep fryer, crockpots; Misc: workbenches, shop vacs, ladders, gas reel-type mower, gas grill, lots of craft items. www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.com Washer and dryer, Broyhill sofa, chair, end, coee and sofa tables, four-piece queen & king bedroom set, 22 LCD at-screen TV, microwave, Fire King kitchenware, dining table seats four, patio set, and much more.www.denneysestatesales.com DENNEYS ESTATE SALES807A Bahia Del Sol Dr. Ruskin (near Little Harbor)Fri. & Sat., July 12-137 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 601-0983Now accepting major credit cards The Price is Right!

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PROF. SERVICES650 RENTALS600 M.H. HOUSING550 SERVICES700 MARINE400 TRANSPORTATION450 REAL ESTATE500 South Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.com RV lots for rent. $400 monthly plus electric. River Oaks RV Resort, Ruskin. 813-645-2439 4321 Old Hwy 41, Sun City. 3br/1.5ba, 1300sf home. Private lot 75x100. Pet fenced area. CHA, aerator well, septic (no county wa ter bills). Washer/ dryer hookup. Asking $69.900. No owner ends 813-545-5314 for viewing. Property is sold AS IS for owners convenience. A gated, resident-owned, waterfront, 55+ mobile home community. www.caribbeanisles.net cisles1@verizon.net Linda Amorosooffice 813-641-7067cell 813-789-8166 Lovely 2br/1ba, carport, appliances, fully furnished. Ruskin waterfront park. Asking $9,900. Call Bev 813610-7515 2br/2ba mobile home in gated 55+ ROC. 1,590 sf. Low taxes, maintenance, water, walkin closets, storage. Clubhouse, pool. $69.900. 813-645-2860 4br/2ba, fully furnished, w/ appliances. no pets/ no smoking. Lithia area. $2000 monthly (excludes utilities). One month security deposit required. 401-369-2991 One bedroom furnished house, single adult only. No pets. $650 monthly & $650 deposit. Utilities & washer, dryer included. 813633-4913 Thinking of renting your home! Let us help. S L Real Estate Service LLC 813-741-3678 2br/1.5ba, washer/ dryer hookup, screened porch, very clean. $725 monthly plus security deposit. No pets. 813-645-1801 kitchen, washer/dryer included. Suitable for low impact tenant. No smoking. No pets. Great for in home business. plus deposit, 1 yr lease. $825 monthly. 813-6491599 Apollo Beach, large 1br/1ba, newly hookup, storage room, carport. $600 monthly. Hall 813-645-6985 For rent: Efficiency apartments. Weekly rates, utilities furnished 813-601-1542 or 813-850-7886Available 3 months only. Apollo Beach, 2 bedroom condo. Quiet, great neighbors. Completely furnished. 2 car parking. Just bring your clothes. 813-645-4145 or 813-642-0681 1br/1.5ba, furnished. 55+ all amenities. covered parking. Very clean $700 monthly 813-634-1162 1br/1ba mobile home $200 weekly $200 deposit. Also 3br/1ba house. Close to shopping. Access to water & fishing. Nancy 813-677-0141, 813-967-3868 Seasonal rental. Large 2br/2ba, fully furnished. Adults, no pets. Ruskin Call for appointment M-F, 9am-5pm. 813-645-2439 1 bedroom RV, 2 miles south of Gibsonton on US 41. $525 monthly, plus deposit. Electric & water included. 813-690-0768 For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-601-1542 or 813850-7886 One bedroom furnished, water & electric included. $165 weekly. Two bedroom (not furnished) $165 weekly, plus security deposit. R & M Mobile Home Park in Gibsonton. 813-236-9207 One bedroom RV w/ large slideout. References $175 weekly plus deposit., includes utilities. 813363-6001 3br/2ba with front & back porch on & last. $300 deposit. Ruskin. 813404-5956 Well kept. 2br/1ba, furnished/ unfurnished with all utilities included, plus Direct TV. Pet ok. Near Wal-Mart. 813-633-1222 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. 813649-1599 Garage & mini storage, RV lots & mobile home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 Our Angels Offer (813) 293-5369 or (813) 419-4967 www.AngelsofLifeServices.com tude: 1099s, W2s, forms, cleanup ing services, tutoring, software & issues. Hourly rates. Your local keeping Inc Ruskin 813-641-1089 email: theahp@verizon.net www. theasquickbookkeeping.com Home school & Virtual students. Drawing & painting classes. Creative/ art History/ multi media. PaintingTimeOut.com 813-892-7235 Organ with bench. Lowrey Promenade LX400. Instructions & music books included. $3,000 obo. 813634-4931 Golf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 old paintings, coins, currency, 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 integ rity. Call for free estimate. 7days a week. Move-in, move-out, rentals. Insured, bonded, licensed. Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City Center. Affordable Moving & Hauling. Local or long distance. Full service moving to/ from anywhere in US. Load & unload storage units, truck & more. Licensed & insured. Free estimate. Call Dave 813-447-6123. Ask about free boxes Linda J. Miles, Realtor (813) 230-0199COLDWELL BANKER DOLPHIN REALTY Apollo Beach luxury Key West-style waterfront home. 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms plus a den that boasts granite throughout, 42 wood cabinets, wood floors, tray ceilings, balconies from every room. Owner transferred. Best buy in Apollo Beach. $235,000. 8.9 acres house, barn, garage $205,000. 18.86 acres on 19th Ave NW $350,000. E-MAILBeverly@observernews.net 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 1BR in SCC, carport.................... $700 /month Call (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.comdickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 89 Years 1924 2013 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 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. Walk one block to the river. Quiet, peaceful and near everything. $59,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 LOVELY WELL MAINTAINED 3-YEARS-NEW HOME IN CYPRESS CREEK! and stainless steel appliances in kitchen, 2 car attached garage. This home is movein ready! $134,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 REDUCED AGAIN! Ruskin Waterfront home with 2BR/2BA, screened pool, enclosed Florida room, fenced yard, boat ramp, dock & davits, 100 canal front leading out to river and Tampa Bay, zoned PD/Mixed Use Lots of possibilities! Bring us your reasonable offer! NOW $175,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RENTALS IN RUSKIN! 3BR/2.5BA townhouse with one-car garage. Water and basic cable are included in the rent. $1100 per month with a one-year lease. 3BR/2BA cable are included in the rent. $950 per month. Fully furnished. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 BAYFRONT CONDO with awesome views of Tampa Bay. $1400 per month. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHERIN-LAW QUARTERS on over acre lot. 3,040 sq ft 2BR/3.5BA, plus a den that could easily convert to third bedroom. Built in 2007 and is in excellent condition. Special features include: vaulted ceilings, crown molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center island and a sink, custom cabinets, master bath with garden tub & separate shower & a nice-size sitting room & much more! This is a short sale but worth the wait. $215,000 CALL KAY PYE 3613672 OR ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED AND COMPLETELY FURNISHED MOBILE HOME in Riverbreeze 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 siding, a nice screened lanai, carport that will accommodate three cars, nice-sized workshop/utility room and much more! Relax and enjoy life in this active adult community. Amenities include: a nice clubhouse, community pool, $49,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201 EASY LIVING STRESS FREE !! This 2BR/1BA mobile home in Riverbreeze Mobile Home Park. Nice well-maintained single-wide mobile home with bright and open living dining room and screened porch with carport and storage room. JUST $39,000 CALL LINDA BADGEROW 695-5515 HEAD FOR THE DRAWING BOARD. Better start planning if you are wanting something perfect for you or for investment. 2 lots side by side in Ruskin ready for one or two duplexes or single family house. Super affordable at $17,500 for both. Waterfront lot near Little Manatee River is banks loss, your gain. Listed at fraction of last sale, this oversized lot has seawall in place $49,900. JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288HOME PRICES GOING UP! LET US GIVE YOU A MARKET ANALYSIS!! VERY NICE RESIDENTIAL LOT Great location with easy access to I-75, water, sewer and electric available. Owner will nance with good down payment! $29,500 QUIET & PEACEFUL 1.92 CLEARED ACRE LOT across the street from Little Manatee River, boat ramp and park at end of street. All new utilities, including well, septic and electric pole. Lot has a few shady oaks. $84,500 RUSKIN CANAL FRONT LOT WITH DIRECT ACCESS TO TAMPA BAYS BEST FISHING! Ready for your future home or duplex (PD-H zoning), lot is cleared, has newer dock, boat ramp and utilities in place, including sewer. $110,000CLAIRE TORT Cell: (813) 363-7250 www.rlt4u.com rlt4u@ kw.com Bob T hompson 8 13-260-0036 SUN CITY CENTER CALOOSA GOLF COURSEEnjoy your morning coffee from your Florida Room as you view the golfers on the first green. This 3BR 2.5BA immaculate home with vaulted ceilings has an inviting, open airy feel that you will love. $229,000

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www.ObserverNews.netTHE OBSERVER NEWS The new road connecting Riverview to Westeld Brandon Mall is ahead of schedule and will open months early than expected. See Kevin Bradys update on page 2 PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 Fun in the sun for many or oneThe Weeki Wachee mermaids offer a unique experience. Theyve been entertaining visitors at the Spring Hill park since 1947.July 11, 2013 Volume 57 Number 25BY PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netAre the kids out of school, or are your parents or grown children visiting during summer vacation? Could be youre just seeking a fun way to spend a day. Maybe youve seen all the major attractions like Busch Gardens and Adventure Island or just dont like all those crowds. What then, are some of the most unusual things you can do with about a 50-mile driving limit that doesnt cost you a full months rent or mortgage payment? Ive lived in this area since 1979 and still cant say Ive seen anywhere near all of what the 50-mile surrounding area has to offer. You can live here for years and still not have seen (or done) anywhere near everything even once. So I recently spent some time on the Internet, talked to the staff at local chambers of commerce, drove around and picked up brochures, and finally came up with a list of unusual things our readers might enjoy. Of course, there are more. This list is only offered as a variety of suggestions. Im sure you have plenty of your own youll add once you get behind the wheel of your car. E.G. Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave. N.W., Ruskin, has a lot going on. There are leashed pet areas, ADA accessible restrooms, covered shelters, fishing piers and shoreline, a swimming beach, 87 individual camp sites, barbecue grills and picnic areas on its 258 acres of open land and intertwined waterways. Wildlife lovers can also find an additional 200 acres of mangrove swamp thats been preserved as a bird and wildlife sanctuary, and boaters have public launches for access to saltwater fishing upriver or in the Bay. Other parks in South County also offer whole days of fun, like Lithia Springs Park at 3932 Lithia Springs Rd. in Lithia, less than a mile north of where FishHawk Blvd. meets LithiaCleanup is easier when people work togetherWimauma residents have until July 16 to get help dumping large items BY PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netAs of July 8, the fifth working day after the start of a massive cleanup of the Wimauma area, more than 12 tons of trash had been removed from the area by county workers. We have several things going on there at once, said Bill Langford, who manages Hillsborough Countys Special Code Enforcement Unit. Were doing Operation Fight the Blight, and also mowing overgrowth and inspecting properties and securing vacant houses and other dangers. Fight the Blight is a cleanup operation focusing on specific areas of the county where lots of citations for yard garbage and roadside dumping have occurred, Langford said. Four portable dumpsters are located at 16180 Westlake Dr. in Wimauma, which can be found north of State Road 674 just before the railroad and down about two miles on the left. Between now and July 16, residents who need help lifting heavy items, including mattresses, washing machines and old refrigerators, may call the county for help. Workers will also be going from yard to yard, and contacting anyone who has received a violation as well. Langford said men from his department and the countys Public Works Department are working together and many area residents are also helping load their items. But if someone cannot lift their items and needs help, this is the time to get it done.PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOWorkers at the temporary dump site, 16180 West Lake Drive, Wimauma, accumulated more than 12 tons of heavy trash items in the first five days of the area cleanup. Continued on page 16u Continued on page 10u By MITCH TRAPHAGEN%  mitch@observernews.netThe older woman at the Bullet Free Sky fundraiser left $50 in the donation box, sitting next to a table of t-shirts and other items for sale. Thank you for your support! the volunteer said with sincere gratitude. Oh, Im not here for you, Im here for him, she said pointing to the silver-haired man on the stage with an electric guitar strapped over his shoulder. Im a groupie. The guitarist was Kelly Emerson, performing with his long-time partner Gary Garbelman, bringing everyone in the crowd at the fundraising Im a senior maintenance supervisor in Sun City Center, he said. Im on my 16th year there now. Luckily, the good Lord has blessed me to do it. The talent for his day job was proven at an early age. When he was destroyed lawnmower. I just had this innate curiosity about making it run again, he said. I didnt know what I was doing but yet I somehow did. I kept trying and sometimes calls it a hobby but it is clearly far more than that. Music With a labor of love, he has something to proveKelly Emerson has combined the music in his DNA from a famous father with designs in his mind to fill some big shoes. It turns out, the shoes were his own.MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOEmerson on the banjo during last weeks benefit performance at the Firehouse Cultural Center. He appeared with long-time musical partner Gary Garbelman. Continued on page 14u MITCHMITCH TRAPHAGEN TRAPHAGEN PHOTOPHOTO

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2 JULY 11, 2013 JULY EVENTSA RETIREMENT & REHABILITATION COMMUNITY Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group. Bring your loved one for a well-deserved break. Facilitated by Aging Care Advocates. You will receive information while your loved one is cared for in our Secured Memory Care. RSVP no less than 3 days prior to 813246-4120. Low Vision Support Group Facilitated by Ana Maria Oliva, M.D. Do you have an interest in cataract surgery or corneal transplants, have dry eye? Why not ask the Doctor? Dr. Oliva specializes in these and many other disorders and is ready to assist you! During the summer months, our meeting will consist of caring and sharing so please attend and share your challenges and successes! FREE BALANCE TESTING! Are you concerned that you are at risk of falling? If you feel that your balance may be an issue, be sure to play it safe and have your FREE Balance Screening today! Hosted by Jennifer Nelson with Comprehensive Home Care. Refreshments will be provided. Amputee Support Group Facilitated by Ty Wilson, Patient Care Advocate with Orthotic & Prosthetic Centers. The group is open to amputees, their family, friends and involved medical personnel. It is our goal to enrich the lives of amputees and help them reach their full potential. The tools used are peer support, education and activism.Legislative Changes in Higher Education for Seniors? Dr. Craig D. Hardesty, Dean of Academic Affairs at HCC Southshore Campus will be present to discuss upcoming legislative changes in higher education and future plans for the Southshore HCC Campus along with continuing education opportunities available for seniors. Dont miss this opportunity to learn what may be available for you! Mental Wellness Support Group Facilitated by Edmond Dubreuil MSW, RCSWI mental health professional. Supported by: South Shore Coalition on Mental Health & Aging and United Methodist Church of Sun City Center. New road connecting Riverview, Brandon Mall to open ahead of scheduleBy KEVIN BRADY%  kevin@observernews.netSouth County area drivers are getting an early Christmas present this year, courtesy of Hillsborough County Public Works. A new road that will connect Riverview to Westfield Brandon Mall, scheduled to open just before the holiday shopping season, is now on track to open months earlier, making that drive to the popular area shopping destination less of a headache on the car if not the wallet. Everything is moving right along, said C.T. Chen, a project manager with Hillsborough Countys Public Works Department. If everything goes as planned, we are looking at opening in early September. Constructing the Gornto Lake Road extension is expected to ease congestion at the entrance and exits from Interstate 75 on State Road 60 as well as the mall. The extension is expected to handle about 20,000 vehicles a day. The $3.95 million roadway will stretch for 0.7 miles from State Road 60 to about 800 feet south of Town Center Boulevard and has been on the books since 2006. The road will give South County drivers a straight shot to the mall from U.S. Highway 301 and Bloomingdale Avenue along Gornto Lake Road into the malls rear entrance. Mall officials are excited the new roadway will open early. We have been working with the county for some time to get this in place and we are thrilled it is finally coming to fruition, said Dawn Arvidson, Westfield Brandons marketing director. Its even better that it will be finished early. The new road will not only give shoppers an extra access point to the mall but will also alleviate some of the overflow traffic that frequently cuts through the shopping center. Drivers trying to reach State Road 60 from Providence Road often use the mall as a short cut. They will now be able to use the new extension road. It will just be easier for people to now get in and out of our property. Its certainly a positive for us, Arvidson said. Good weather, the absence of any major storms and the lack of any underground pipes have helped speed the project along, Chen said. The weather has cooperated and we have a lot less underground work to worry about with this road because its an extension and a new road. Even when the afternoon summer storms started, we already had the blacktop in place; otherwise it might have washed out the work we had already done. Chen also credited workers on the project, which is being overseen by QGS Development Inc. They have done a really good job and been very diligent about working with the contractor. Martin Bebbington, owner of Euro Caf, a European deli on State Road 60, a stones throw from the new roadway, cant wait for the project to be complete. The congestion around this area is really bad at times, especially around the holidays, Bebbington said. Due to the increase in residential and commercial development in the Brandon area, there was a need for an additional north-south corridor between State Road 60 and Lumsden Road (Causeway Boulevard), according a county report outlining the project. Ground broke on the project last October, a response to years of congestion around the mall that is home to more than 100 businesses including Macys, Apple and Dillards. It will definitely make a big difference. especially around Christmas time, relieving pressure around the mall because most people use just one way in and out now, Chen said.PHOTO BY KEVIN BBRADYConstructing of the Gornto Lake Road extension is expected to ease congestion at the entrance and exits from Interstate 75 on State Road 60 as well as the Westfield Brandon Mall.

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JULY 11, 2013 3ObservationsBy Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net Observations: A test of faith?I can whine a lot. I can wax on melodramatically about this and that, the good old days, things I should have done and so on, but I seem to have problems just enjoying the now. Sometimes there is a reason for that. Florida can be a nut farm. When something truly bizarre happens in other states, people always seem to be surprised that it didnt happen in Florida. Or, perhaps, it already had happened, except even weirder. Florida is a paradise to visit but it can sometimes be a very difficult place to live. And just when Im ready to write off Florida, along comes Robert. I love old sports cars but in the heat of the summer, nothing can beat the arctic-cold air conditioning of my old Ford Ranger. The truck has had a long and hard life but it keeps on going. At least it did until we stopped by SweetBay in Ruskin on the Fourth of July to pick up some snacks. We loaded our groceries into the cramped cab, started it up (with the arctic-cold A/C blasting) and...nothing. It wouldnt move. The shifter just flopped around uselessly. Thats how we met Robert. I was enjoying nothing about the now as our insurance company told us our wonderful roadside assistance package didnt cover our old truck. It was a holiday, and I was wondering who would come out to tow us to a mechanic? And worse, how much would it cost? Michelle called SunPoint Automotive and Towing in Ruskin and before long, Robert pulled up in a big truck. 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DOVE INTERIORS FLOORING & WINDOW TREATMENTS flopping around but that it seemed to be stuck in park so it would have to be towed from the back since the rear wheels were locked. No, I dont think so, Robert said. Ill just follow you there. And with that, he crawled under the truck sitting in a rain-soaked parking lot and told me to keep my foot on the brake. Within a moment, I felt the truck shift into drive. We were mobile again and, as promised, he followed us to the auto repair center. He then crawled under the truck again and shifted it into park. Robert noticed the groceries we had in the cab and asked, So how are you getting home? We told him that we lived only a few miles away and thought wed walk. Hop in, he said. When it came time to pay the bill, Robert refused. I didnt tow you, he said. We had to force some bills into his hand and he drove away from our house with our profuse thanks and my spirits dramatically lifted. There really are good people here, and this community is made better because of Robert. That involves more than saving a few bucks; it is a priceless uplifting of the spirit. When we got home, I could feel something was wrong in the house. My cat and best buddy, Emma, was missing. She likes to go outside, mostly to sit on the top of the stairs at the front door to snooze or chirp at the birds and squirrels. I only let her out for short periods and she would rarely leave the yard. She isnt young but there is something timeless about her. Ive had so many conversations with her over the years, and she would actually talk back or sometimes just look at me with her emerald green eyes and rub her face against mine. Emma convinced me long ago that cats could have deep empathy. And now she is gone. We walked the streets of our neighborhood, searching the gullies and putting up signs. We talked to the neighbors and the guests at the resort across the street. There was no trace of her. In the middle of the day, she simply vanished. I am heartbroken in ways that far exceed my limited ability to describe it. For those who may think, Its just a cat, I wont try to explain it, but I know there are many who can understand. I get things like starvation in Somalia. That is an immense human problem, and it is something that humans who believe and have faith should work to resolve. It is our responsibility to do better for the weakest among us. We most certainly can do better. But in this world, it seems the meek are exploited by those who are oh-sosuccessful at greed. The meek are shouted down in anger by those who want more for themselves. Where is God in all of that? Perhaps He is being shouted down as well. Last week a 13-year-old girl disappeared from Ruskin. On Saturday, two 16-year-old girls Schools OutWatch out for childrenu

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One man sits and complains, while another acts on his plan. One man falls behind, as another moves up the ladder of success. One man laments that he just doesnt have any luck, while another is busy making his luck. Each of us has the choice to be like the first man or the second. Our future is in our hands. It is not so much a matter of luck as it is of planning and work. If you feel that you are not as successful as you wish to be and luck seems to be eluding you, here are some ideas that just might help you to move in the right direction. of having a goal; it is important for our very well-being. Without it, we have nothing on which to judge our progress. Can you imagine a quarterback who has been blindfolded, spun around four times, and then told to lead his team to the end zone? The odds against him getting the team there are phenomenal. Yet, every day, when we dont have a plan for our business and personal lives, we try to do just that. a leader. If there is a committee being formed, whether it is to work on corporate affairs or charitable actions, volunteer to By William Hodges be its chairman. The corporate committees give you an opportunity to work with people from all levels of the company. The charitable committees give you the chance to meet and become friends with others outside your own organization. peers, subordinates and supervisors. Treat them all the same with respect. On special days, send appropriate cards, candy, flowers, or even a phone call to say you are remembering them. It is fun to share in their special occasions. One year a client called to thank us for the card we sent from Hodges Seminars; he said it was the only card he received. yourself. Take every opportunity to make presentations to management. In order to enhance your presentation skills, attend a speaking workshop or, for long-term improvement, join a Toastmasters club. Toastmasters clubs give assistance and feedback in a non-threatening atmosphere. For more information on how to find a Toastmasters club, check the Internet (Toastmasters.org) or contact me. to the requirements of the job you are doing, but also for the job you want and the one above it. This knowledge establishes you as the expert, and people within your organization will seek your advice. groups bottom line. Keep your expenses at a minimum and where possible, make suggestions on how to make or save more money. It is no accident that people with strong financial knowledge manage so many companies. We can take our future in our own hands or drift aimlessly like a ship that has a broken rudder. It is up to us to make our own luckHodges 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.comPositive Talk: A matter of luck? I think not 4 JULY 11, 2013 210 Woodland Estates S.W. 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JULY 11, 2013 SCC OBSERVER 5 Fitness One America tackles childhood obesityThe Fitness One America team traveled to Wimauma Elementary School on June 18 to help educate kids on the advantages of exercise and a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the team is to help support and aid in publicizing Michelle Obamas Lets Move campaign in the effort to eliminate the obesity problem that now confronts our nation. The team feels a good place to start is with children and grandchildren, and where better to start than in the local elementary schools? Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 61 years in the U.S. who were obese increased from 7 percent in 1980 to nearly 20 percent in 2008. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12 years who were obese increased from 5 percent to 18 percent over the same period. According to the Centers for Disease Control, obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. In a population-based sample of 5-to-17-year-olds, 70 percent of obese youth had at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Obese adolescents are more likely to have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels indicate a high risk for development of diabetes. Children and adolescents who are obese are likely to be obese as adults and are therefore more at risk for adult health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, several types of cancer, and osteoarthritis. Military leaders tell us that a high percent of rejections to the armed services is because of obesity. During the last three years, the Fitness One America Team has appeared at 19 elementary schools in Hillsborough County and addressed more than 1,000 children. The program is initiated with a 15-minute fitness talk by Fitness One American Chairman Sol Fried, age 92, who urges the children to take home a copy of his remarks so that the adults may cooperate in helping to avoid obesity. Stephen Attles spent about 10 minutes leading the children in a few exercises to demonstrate how they can help prevent obesity. A short video is presented showing Sun City Centers seniors engaging in various athletic activities. After the video, the program is completed with Sol Frieds swing dancing with senior ladies Jan Cline and Marilyn Wakeman to emphasize that dancing can be an important part of any exercise program. For more information contact Sol Fried, chairman, 813-634-7692 or email him at sfried25@tampabay. rr.com. Letter to the editorWhat in the world! Dear Editor: What in the world is happening to the world? Its like someone started a snowball, rolled it down a hill, and it has been picking up disastrous global events at a phenomenal speed. The entire world seems to have taken a massive dose of PCP, and you get the feeling that some countries have developed a death wish and are doing their darnedest to make it happen. Egypt has ended its revolution. And what did it accomplish? It quite simply replaced one dictator with another. When will it learn? After 45 years, most of the mideast still refuses to recognize Israel as a legitimate country. Dont they ever get tired of fighting? But no countrys president has risen to the height of villainy, arrogance, and just plain stupidity as has that of Syria. This seems to be one man who will not stop until his entire country has been rendered devoid of any human habitation and then hell be president of nothing! The mideast is rife with conflicts that are decimating the population in all its countries. Soon they may all have to consolidate into one new country just to have a population. Here at home, we had the state of Texas wishing to secede from the Union, but thats recently been knocked down. Why not let them? It would be one less state to use government money. We have endless drug wars consuming many of the Latin American countries, and they all spill over into ours. Drugs have become the modern life energy drink. To top it off, our country is in the throes of a gun war Colombia and Mexico have nothing on us. It seems the price of admission to school these days is bringing a gun. And if it isnt bad enough to have children killing children, we also have adults gunning for them. Children today just dont seem to have a chance at growing up any more. Every generations future is unforeseeable. I am told that wars are a necessary way of population control and of providing jobs, and maybe so. Maybe people need wars just as they need religion, but since throughout history more wars have been started because of religion than for any other reason, maybe we are just doomed to perpetuate our mistakes. Patt Sulzberger Sun City Center The members of the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Eastern Airlines Silverliners International will meet at the Rusty Pelican Restaurant, 2425 Rocky Point Dr. in Tampa on Wednesday, July 24 at 1 p.m. Silverliners is an organization composed of former flight attendants for Eastern Airlines. They Stained Glass Club donates $1,000 to LifePath HospiceThe Stained Glass Club of Sun City Center presented a check for $1,000 to LifePath Hospice. Front row, from left, are: Sue Wilson, president of the Stained Glass Club; Martha Fellows, Clinical Manager of LifePath Hospice; and Cathy Killian, board member of the club. Back row, from left, are: Pat Patrocky, Gerry Coleman, Mike Killian and Susan Stanis. UMC donates $1,286 to PACEMary Houston, right, chair of the Mission committee of the United Community Church in SCC, presents a check for $1,286 to Davia Lerebours of PACE Center for Girls, Inc. a community-based, nonresidential prevention, diversion, and early intervention program in Hillsborough County. SCC Womens Chorus welcomes new directorThe Womens Chorus of Sun City Center has selected Sherry Jaryszak as the groups new director. Having studied piano for 12 years and organ for four, Sherry is an accomplished pianist and organist. She competed in elite annual music contests from the ages of nine to 18. At the age of ten Sherry began accompanying a childrens choir at her church, and added the adult choir, which continued throughout her elementary years. In high school, Sherry played with the orchestra and also accompanied the Freshman Glee Club, concert band, rehearsrf the high school choir and took lead parts in school musicals. Sherrys directing skills had their roots at the second and third grade level, and steadily progressed through the primary grades, high school and church choirs. Most recently she conducted the Christmas Cantata at Calvary Lutheran Church in Apollo Beach, where she teaches and directs music for the blended worship service. Aileen Engel and Mike Swissler are featured volunteers with the SCC Emergency Squad.Emergency Squad Featured VolunteersEach month the SCC Emergency Squad selects a volunteer or two to feature in their internal publication, The Siren. This month the Squad is sharing the profile with the readers of The SCC Observer. Featured volunteers this month are Aileen Engel and Mike Swissler. Aileen and Mike joined the Squad as First Responders in October, 2009. Both grew up on farms in southwest Ohio, and they celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on June 26. Mike is a Vietnam Vet who served in the USMC from 1962-1966. Aileen served in the USAF from 19691973. Both Aileen and Mike worked with computers as programmers and systems analysts for 30 years. Mike was also a school bus driver for the last seven years before he retired. Since he was a professional driver, he decided to become an ambulance driver. After a year as a First Responder, Aileen decided to take classes to become an EMT. She completed her training and was nationally certified as an EMT in May, 2011. At that time she agreed to work for Team 1 as well as Team 5. Aileen and Mike enjoy playing golf, biking, working out at the fitness center and going to the beach. Both felt the need to do more. According to Mike, You can only play so much golf. You need something meaningful to anchor your life around. Its a great feeling knowing you have helped someone in their time of need.Silverliners will gather July 24also invite former flight attendants of other airlines to join. Membership information may be obtained from Barbara Reed 813671-3078 or Janice Henry, 813837-4312.Christmas in July Party at the BoriniThe Heartland Club invites the residents of Sun City Center and Kings Point to join them for a fullspread Christmas Dinner on Saturday, July 27. The event will be held in the Kings Point Clubhouse Borini Theater. The doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Included in the dinner will be salad, roast turkey, ham steak, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cranberries, bread and butter, dessert, iced tea and coffee. You are welcome to BYOB for a little holiday cheer. Following dinner, music for dancing will be provided by DJ Gari from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $13 per person. For reservations, send checks, payable to Richard Schuler, to Sylvia Eddens, 2517 Lancaster Dr., SCC, FL 33573. To reserve a complete or partial table, send checks for entire group in one envelope. 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JULY 11, 2013 OBSERVER NEWS 5 Local business helps Scouts fight off mosquitosBoy Scout Troop #2140 in Ruskin is grateful to the donation of Reedy Plumbing, Inc., based in Wimaum, through the generosity of its supplier, the Gorman Company. The company donated enough pvc pipe and fittings for the troop to craft frames for mosquito netting to use over their cots at this years Scout Summer Camp in Flaming Arrow. The mosquitos, extremely aggressive this year, threatened to put a damper on the whole summer camp experience. Thanks to Reedy Plumbing, the boys will be able to sleep more soundly this year. Tricolor Flooring opens new showroom in RuskinOn June 27 the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Tricolor Floorings new showroom at 2202 S. US Hwy. 41 in Ruskin. The firm offers a range of quality flooring and carpeting at wholesale prices. For more information, call 813-645-1201. SouthShore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlights Baby Time Monday, July 15 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 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, July 16 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 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, July 16 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 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. The Selfish Giant Tuesday, July 16 at 1 p.m. & 2:15 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ Join Orisirisi on an African advFor children entering grades K-5 ~ Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre uses marionettes to tell the story of how a boy and his friends teach a giant how selfishness can bring sadness and pain, and sharing can warm the heart and build friendship. A puppet-making workshop will follow the performance. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Just Dig It Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. For children entering grades K-5 ~ Seeds, sun and fun are all a part of this summer program sure to sprout some creativity and laughter. Plow, sow and water with books, games, activities and crafts. Comic Book Club Thursday, July 18 at 4 p.m. For teens entering grades 6-12 ~ Comic lovers can join teens with the same interest in this club to create comics and discuss comic favorites!. Teen NightThursday, July 18 at 5 p.m. Three hours of video games and anime on our large projector screens. Family Story Time Thursday, July 18 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.Artists wanted!The Valencia Lakes Arts and Crafts Festival, set for Saturday, Oct. 5, is looking for artists and crafters who want to participate. If you are interested, call 305-794-1955 or visit www.valencia-lakesfestival.com.

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8 SCC OBSERVER JULY 11, 2013 Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE LUNCH & SEMINARAnd learn the benets of pre-planning your cremation.National Cremation SocietyConsidering Cremation?Well discuss: MON., JULY 15 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 19 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH MON., JULY 22 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 26 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH Gene Dyrek(813) 401-1159First time attendees only please. RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! Bring this ad and receive a$200 Discounton a standard package until July 27, 2013 Not redeemable for cash and cannot be combined with any other offers. Dick Gail Majcher and their red Corvette.SCC Sports Car Club visits Sarasota Jungle GardensThe SCC Sports Car Clubs June Mystery Cruise was another huge success! The Corvettes, Porsches, BMWs, Mercedes, Jaguars and Miatas were all in attendance as Dick & Gail Majcher led the cars from Sun City Center to Sarasota Jungle Gardens in their beautiful red Corvette. Dick and Gail moved here from Kenosha, WI in 2000. Dick retired from TWA Airlines in 1999, where he was sales manager in Milwaukee. Gail was a travel agent in Kenosha. They enjoy traveling to new and different places as much as possible. Gail works part-time at South Bay Hospital in food services and Dick takes people to and from the airport, or to appointments., The sports cars departed SCC and enjoyed a beautiful drive through the back roads of Hillsborough and Manatee counties to Sarasota. After arriving, the group enjoyed a special program featuring many of the Jungle animals. Sarasota Jungle Gardens first came into being in the early 1930s when local newspaperman David Breed Lindsay purchased 10 acres of land just west of U.S. 41 with plans to develop the virgin subtropical jungle into a botanical garden. Importing thousands of tropical plants, trees and flowers from all over the world, hand-picked because they would flourish harmoniously with native species, the Gardens gradually began to take shape. Some of its prized possessions include the rare Australian Nut Tree, a Bunya Bunya tree, the largest Norfolk Island pine in Florida, Bulrush, Strangler Figs and many other exotic plants. The Jungle Gardens also has a wide variety of birds and animals many of them rescued including Floridas noted pink flamingos, lots of parrots, crocodiles, lemurs, snakes and much more. All nestled within 10 acres of lush, tropical landscaping connected by winding jungle trails, its one of the only places you can walk up to and feed free-roaming flamingos. After visiting the Jungle Gardens, the club traveled to Marina Jacks Restaurant for lunch. The next Cruise will be on Thursday, July 18. For information on the club, call Gary at 813-634-2405. This is an informal club with no dues and the only bylaws are to drive a sports car and to have a good time! Local business helps Scouts fight off mosquitosOn June 25, Dr. Joe Corcoran, Chief Medical Officer at South Bay Hospital, made a presentation to the SCC Rotary Club. The presentation was on a recent study, conducted by Hospital Corporation of America, Harvard, the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to determine what treatment worked best to reduce infections for intensive-care patients in the hospital setting. South Bay Hospital was one of 43 hospitals that participated in the study, which focused on preventing From left are Peggy Gleason, SCC Rotary Club president; Dr. Joe Corcoran, Chief Medical Officer at South Bay Hospital; and Ellie Cardwell, RN, Infection Prevention Nurse at South Bay Hospital.SCC Rotarians learn about infection reductionmethicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in intensivecare units. Three infection prevention strategies were researched and compared, and it was found that universal decolonization, treating every patient as a carrier of MRSA and requiring them to bathe with chlorhexidine and apply antibacterial ointment in the nostrils, reduced MRSA by 44 percent. The study was published in the May, 2013 New England Journal of Medicine, and the strategy of univer sal decolonization is now considered a best practice for hospitals.Boy Scout Troop #2140 in Ruskin is grateful to the donation of Reedy Plumbing, Inc. through the generosity of its supplier, the Gorman Company. The company donated enough pvc pipe and fittings for the troop to craft frames for mosquito netting to use over their cots at this years Scout Summer Camp in Flaming Arrow. The mosquitos, extremely aggressive this year, threatened to put a damper on the whole summer camp experience.Dr. Steven Walker joins Community Mental Wellness CenterLicensed psychologist Dr. Steven Walker has joined the staff of the Community Mental Wellness Center, located at 1210 Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City Center. Dr. Walker holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and a masters degree in counseling psychology. He has more than 15 years of experience helping clients of all ages develop more self-awareness and achieve their potential. Dr. Walker has experience working with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, substance abuse and all manners of addictions, existential and meaning of life questions, anger management, executive coaching, and end of life transitions. House calls can be arranged. For more information or to arrange an appointment with Dr. Walker, call him directly at: Office, 813-3474464 Ext. 224 or cell, 971-533-4145. Email: licensedpsychologist@gmail. com. Dr. Steven Walker

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8 OBSERVER NEWS JULY 11, 2013 Come join the National Cremation Society for a FREE LUNCH & SEMINARAnd learn the benets of pre-planning your cremation.National Cremation SocietyConsidering Cremation?Well discuss: MON., JULY 15 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 19 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH MON., JULY 22 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH FRI., JULY 26 @ NoonCircles Restaurant1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. APOLLO BEACH Gene Dyrek(813) 401-1159First time attendees only please. RESERVATION REQUIRED Limited seating available. CALL NOW! Bring this ad and receive a$200 Discounton a standard package until July 27, 2013 Not redeemable for cash and cannot be combined with any other offers. In some ways, you really can live forever, but thats not necessarily a good thing. Many of your online accounts from automatic bill payments to eBay may remain active after you pass away, unless you take steps to ensure they dont, says attorney Hillel Presser, author of Financial Self-Defense. Automatic bill pay, for example, can theoretically keep tapping your bank account long after youre gone or, at least, until your money is. Its important to make sure your online bank and shopping accounts, even your social media, can be closed out, or that your loved ones are authorized to access them, Presser says. You may ask, Why would I care if Im gone? I can tell you from experience: because it can create real headaches, and more heartache, for your family. Bank and shopping accounts will be vulnerable to identity theft, which would affect your estate if someone opens credit cards in your name. You might have valuable intellectual property, like domain names. They may need access to your health records, particularly if you died under questionable circumstances, he says. Theres the sentimental stuff photos and emails that your family may want as a remembrance of you, and the libraries of music and ebooks, which may represent a considerable investment on your part. The problem is, even if you provide a family member with all of your accounts, log-ins and passwords, they may not be legally allowed to access them, Presser says. In many cases, they may be violating the accounts terms of service or violatingfederal privacy and computer fraud laws. Some states have laws governing online materials, but theyre different and which of your accounts are covered depends on where the provider is located. What can you do to ensure your family isnt left with a virtual nightmare after your passing? Presser offers these tips: Create a list of all of your accounts, including log-in names, passwords, and answers to any security questions. Obviously, your list will need to be securely stored. Since youll need to update it regularly as you add accounts or change passwords, it will be easiest if you keep the list on your computer in a password-protected folder. Remember to create a backup of your list, whether its on a jump drive or printed out on paper. Store the backup in a secure place such as a safe deposit box. Do not put password information in your will, which is a public document. If you have a Google account, set up the new inactive account manager. In May 2013, Google became the first site to give users an option for choosing what becomes of their content if they should become debilitated or die. Under the profile button, click Account, scroll down to Account Management, and youll find instructions for Control what happens to your account when you stop using Google. You can select how long the account should be inactive before your plans are set into motion; choose to whom you want to offer content, such as YouTube videos, Gmail, Google+ posts, Blogger and Picasa web albums, or whether it should simply be deleted. Appoint a digital executor. Perhaps the simplest way to ensure Plan ahead for your online hereafterAsset protection lawyer offers 3 steps to take nowyour online life is taken care of is to appoint a digital executor a techsavvy person who will be willing and able to carry out your wishes. Authorize the person to access your inventory of log-in information and spell out what you want done with each account, whether its providing access to loved ones or business partners, or deleting it. The digital world has grown and transformed so rapidly, the law hasnt kept up, which makes managing your digital afterlife challenging, Presser says. Until there are more consistent laws and procedures governing this area, its best to plan ahead, leave clear instructions and be sure you have a list of accounts where your estate lawyer or a loved one can find it and access it, he says. It will make a world of difference to your survivors.Florida colleges among most affordable in nationDespite rising tuition costs across the country, 19 Florida College System (FCS) institutions landed at the top of a list of public, four-year colleges with the lowest tuition rates. The U.S. Department of Educations (USED) College Affordability and Transpar ency Center released lists identifying college costs to help students make informed choices about higher education. The USED opened the center in 2011 to help track college costs while providing tools and data to help students and families make smart decisions about their higher education options. Using data from more than 4,000 institutions, the center highlighted colleges with the highest and lowest tuitions, the highest and lowest net prices, and the fastest-rising costs. Among public, four-year institutions, the center identified 19 Florida colleges as being in the bottom 10 percent for tuition and fees. The aver age for tuition and fees in the FCS for public, four-year institutions is $2,792, well below the mid-point of the national average of $7,135. The average for tuition and fees in the FCS for public, two-year institutions is $2,727, below the national average of $2,905. The center also highlighted average net prices, which is the average price of attendance that is paid by students after grants and scholarships are taken into account. Nine FCS institutions were in the bottom 10 percent for net price; eight in the public, four-year category and one in the public, two-year category. The average net price in the FCS for public, four-year institutions is $6,757, below the national average of $10,863. The average net price for all FCS institutions is $6,750. For more information and to view the reports, visit http://collegecost. ed.gov/catc/Default.aspx.

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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 YourEyeDoctors.com J ul y & Aug us t On l y! 1515 Sun City Center Plaza *May not be combined with other discounts, coupons, vision insurance plans or prior orders. 813-633-3065 Do n t Mis s O u r Su mme r Pinecrest Road, and the Little Manatee River Park, 215 Lightfoot Rd., Wimauma, five miles south of Sun City Center just west off U.S. 301, both of which offer more of an Old Florida-type experience. Lithias cold water springs and surrounding woods and the upper end of the Little Manatee River are great places to canoe or kayak or walk safe trails into the woodlands examining the native wildflowers and plants and perhaps see some wildlife as well. In fact, there are lots of out-ofthe-way places in South County along both the Little Manatee and the Alafia rivers. Meandering inlets and mangroves and small islands and trails offer plenty of places to explore both on land and on water. There are 18 miles of hiking and biking trails in the 4,933-acre Balm-Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve as well, and, at last count, 14 licensed fishing tour guides and 10 places to launch your boats. If youre looking for any of these, or others, two good places to start are by visiting www.tinyurl. com/observerfun1 or www.tinyurl. com/observerfun2. But right here in South County you can find the Outdoor Learning Center at Camp Bayou, 4140 24th St. S.E., Ruskin, with its Nature Experience interpretive tours and special events. Since it is only open on certain days and hours, a call there is always good at (813) 641-8545 or check out the events section at www.campbayou.org. For those who wish to visit any of the other areas of Tampa Bay which tourism experts say includes all of South County, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Bradenton-Sarasota (even though Sarasota doesnt actually touch the Bay) there are many other types of things to do besides those connected with wilderness or water. Tampas Lowry Park Zoo is always a good bet for fun for the kids, and adults, too, who want to see safari-type animals in habitats created especially to match the ones they have in the wild. Located at 1101 W. Sligh Ave., the zoo is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Those people who especially like big cats have several places to choose from that feature only those: Big Cat Rescue, 12802 Easy St., Tampa, is a 55-acre nonprofit sanctuary dedicated to big cats that have been abused or abandoned. It offers daily tours for adults, and special tours for children under 10, where you can see lions, tigers, leopards, ocelots, cougars, lynx, and servals and more. Since children are not permitted on all tours, its best to call (813) 920-4130 first. Meanwhile Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, 7101 Palmer Rd. in Sarasota, has tours daily Wednesday through Sunday but schedules change with the seasons, so calling there is also advised. Its number is (941) 371-6377. Here youll find not only tours but also educational animal training demonstrations and shows with a focus on fostering appreciation for animals and stressing the importance of habitat preservation.Elmiras Wildlife Sanctuary in Wimauma also offers three tours every Saturday. For information, visit www.elmiraswildlife.org.Theres plenty more to see just south of us, like the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and circus memorabilia, and the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, but for now, lets go in the other direction, across Tampa Bay to St. Petersburg, and mention the Salvador Dali Museum at One Dali Blvd.; the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr. N.E.; and if its raining, you can always browse through Haslams Book Store, at 2025 Central Ave., which has been a landmark in St. Petersburg since 1933 with its more than 300,000item collection of new, used and rare books. Fun in the sunu Little Manatee River State Park is minutes away in Sundance, just south of Sun City Center on U.S. 301.u Bryan R. Thatcher, DMDNew Dentist joins SCC Practicee oce ofDr. Gerald Isbell & Dr. T. Gregory Jacobsproudly introduceDr. Bryan R. atcherDr. atcher grew up in Valrico and now resides in Apollo Beach. 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JULY 11, 2013 11 *Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any knee or hip surgical procedure, including MAKOplasty. Talk with your doctor about these risks to nd out if MAKOplasty is right for you. Physicians are on the medical staff of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians. ROBOTIC SUR GERY NOW AT THE RANCH MAKOplasty with Robotic Arm technology eliminates guesswork in hip and knee surgeries8330 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Bradenton, FL 34202 www.lakewoodranchmedicalcenter.com The Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center at Lakewood Ranch Are you living with knee or hip pain? Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is the ONLY hospital in Bradenton and Sarasota to offer MAKOplasty with Robotic Arm technology for Partial Knee Resurfacing, an innovative new treatment option for people with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee. And For the many people who suffer from degenerative joint disease of the hip, we also offer MAKOplasty with Robotic Arm technology for Total Hip Replacement. Using a computer-assisted visualization guide, a robotic arm gently directs the surgeons hand, ensuring precision and quality results. The Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center at Lakewood Ranch is committed to providing the latest advances in orthopaedic surgery and dedicated to helping our patients return to daily activities with relief from pain. Help reduce your pain and restore your lifestyle with MAKOplasty. For more information please call 941.782.BONE (2663). Medical Director of the Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center There are two ways you can see the area from the air up close and personal. For $35 a person you can hover over the area in a helicopter leaving from the Peter O. Knight Airport, just south of downtown on Davis Island and for the more adventurous, there are biplane rides also available. These are open-top, old-fashioned World War II aircraft that do both sightseeing and aerobatics, depending on the one or two passengers that can ride. Biplane rides can be arranged by calling (321) 392-4125. A different type of experience could be touring the Mixon Fruit Farms on the Orange Blossom Tram that travels through the groves, wetland refuge, butterfly garden and wildlife areas. The entrance to this is at 2712 26th Ave. E. in Bradenton. Or maybe a winery is more to your taste, at Rosa Fiorelli Vineyard, 4020 County Road 675, Bradenton, where you can see how grapes are grown and harvested and taste various varieties of wines. The Tampa Bay History Center, a Smithsonian affiliate, at 801 Old Water St., Tampa has three floors of permanent and temporary exhibitions. Also in Tampa are the Tampa Ghost Tours, leaving nightly from 514 N. Franklin St.; and TECOs In-Town Trolley tours that run a loop from downtown to Harbor Island or the streetcars that link the Florida Aquarium to historic Ybor City. To find out more about Tampas streetcars, visit www.tecolinestreetcar.org.If you dont mind driving 32 miles to the northwest of Tampa, you could go to the authentically Greek sponge docks of Tarpon Springs, or drive almost straight north, 56 miles, to Weeki Wachee Springs. These arent even whole-day trips but once there, can provide a whole days worth of entertainment.Thirty-nine miles northeast of Tampa, at 38650 Mickler Rd. in Dade City, you can see an honestto-goodness Giraffe Ranch that currently has two tours a day, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., where not only giraffes are kept, but rhinos, camels, lemurs and many other exotic animals. Not a zoo or theme park, Giraffe Ranch Fun in the sunu PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOThree lifeguards were on duty July 6 at the swimming area of E.G. Simmons Park while children and adults enjoyed the sand and Bay. A clear sunny day after nearly 14 days of intermittent hard rain kept the crowds down.is a real, working game farm and wildlife preserve where animals have lots of room to roam. Guides can allow you to feed some of the animals including giraffes and zebras and other African and Asian animals right from the safari-type vehicle they use for the tours. Now, if youve tried some of the things that attracted you and youre still looking for things to do, perhaps a day at the beach or a night on the town might be just right to complete your guests summer vacation trip. TECOs In-Town Trolley tours run a loop from downtown to Harbor Island and link the Florida Aquarium to historic Ybor City.

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12 JULY 11, 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) 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 ClassesJULY UPCOMING EVENTS *R EGISTER NO W! Thu 11: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* TAI CHI ALL FUTURE CLASSES ARE 9:30 to 10:30 am DISCONTINUEDFri 12: 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 15: CHA CHA DANCING (COUPLES) SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 11 am to Noon UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16Tue 16: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 17: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pmThu 18: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* 9:30 to 10:30 amFri 19: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 10 to 11 am UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16Mon 22: CHA CHA DANCING (COUPLES) SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 11 am to Noon UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16Tue 23: SilverSneakers (MSROM)*11 am to NoonWed 24: LINE DANCING*: Beginners or Advanced (Classes Limited to 30 ppl)SOCIAL BRIDGE (NEW) 11 am to Noon; 12:15 to 1:15 pm 1:30 to 4 pmThu 25: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* 9:30 to 10:30 amFri 26: SALSA DANCING SLO W FLOW Y OGA NO CLASSES GENTLE CHAIR YOGA NO CLASSES 10 to 11 am UNTIL SEPT 16 UNTIL SEPT 16 Visit us online for the monthly schedule of classes and events: JSAMedicalGroup.com Click Events Progress, but bullets still fall on 4thBy%  cTren mitch@observernews.netOn July 3, local nonprofit Bullet Free Sky, dedicated to stopping senseless injuries and deaths from celebratory gunfire, held its first fundraising event at the Firehouse Cultural Center. The funds raised will go 100 percent towards the organizations continuing efforts to educate about the dangers of that activity. It appeared that much of South Hillsborough was indeed able to celebrate the holiday under bullet-free skies. Unfortunately, other parts of Tampa Bay and the nation werent so lucky. The Tampa Bay Times reported two incidents involving celebratory gunfire in St. Petersburg, with bullets falling through the roofs of homes, resulting in one injury. In Miami, a woman was hit in the thigh; in Maryland, a 17-year-old girl was hit by a stray bullet shot by her grandfather; and a 29-year-old woman in Georgia was hit in the chest and is in critical condition. Sadly, at least one life was taken during the holiday when a 7-year-old boy in Virginia was struck in the head by a falling bullet while holding hands with his father. The Bullet Free Sky event was sponsored by numerous local businesses including the Firehouse Cultural Center, SouthShore Chamber of Commerce, Aegis Tactical, the Dog House & More, Elmiras Wildlife Sanctuary, Alert Air, Fifth Third Bank-Ruskin, South Shore Arts Council and Apollos Bistro, along with other area businesses. The event also included a free concert by Kelly Emerson and Gary Garbelman. For more information, visit www.bulletfreesky.com.Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office Public Information Officer Larry McKinnon spoke about the dangers of celebratory gunfire during a press conference in Ruskin on July 3. MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSDuring the Bullet Free Sky fundraising event on July 3, the music brought people to their feet. The event also included food, raffles and a silent auction.

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Emerson is the son of banjo great and bluegrass hall of fame inductee Bill Emerson. His parents divorced when he was just a young child, and over the years he has had little personal contact with his father, but the music comes to him as naturally as breathing. I have a beautiful wife, Amy, and where Im at in life, Im happy, he said. It makes me happy to be able to express myself through my music. There is nothing like it. We are really content with that alone. The reality is that if we ever got signed to a major deal, our lives would change. It would be fun, but it would be all business. Such as it was for his father who had a life on the road as a bluegrass musician, a life that involved paying a price for missing out on his sons life. Emerson, too, knows because he was a guitarist in a band signed to a major label as a young man. I was just a kid then, he said. He was a very high level banjo player in the world of bluegrass music, Emerson said. They were signed to a major label and touring around the world. He had too much of that life to even imagine another life. That is not necessarily the life Emerson wants for himself and his family. But he still sees big shoes to I always thought that I was supposed to hit the big time but my calling hasnt come yet, he said. Thats my dream, whether it comes or not. For a lot of people in Sun City Center and the surrounding area, he has hit the big time. Like the woman last week, hundreds of people routinely turn out to see Emerson and Garbelman perform. They invariably pack the venues in which they perform. That guy can sing, Emerson said of Garbelman. Ironically, his dream may well come true through a combination of the music in his blood and the lifelong skills at creating things in his mind. Last year, Emerson began building custom banjos. He plans to build 20 of them over the next 20 years. Now nearing completion of his second, he has 18 years left to go. Emerson long considered himself a guitarist rather than following his famous father on the banjo. But over time, things change. Ive been playing the guitar for 42 years. Ive been playing the banjo for 17 years, he said. Today, he has an endorsement deal with Goldtone Banjos out of Titusville for their EBM Electric Banjo. And now he is building them. Kenny Bailey of Bailey Music offered lessons on instrument making, generally guitars, mandolins and banjos. Kelly took the class, after commissioning Bailey to build him a banjo. It was just beautiful but I didnt like the way it played and the way it felt, he said of the instrument he had commissioned. It was a beautiful banjo but it just wasnt right for me. It broke my heart to sell it, and I think it hurt him. But over the years we worked back into our friendship. A few years later he called me up to tell me about a class he was offering. For the past seven years, Emerson has had the design for a banjo one with the help of a talented woodworker and instrument maker in Sun City Center named Bill Kobel. He helped to build the prototype and it was a little raw but it was still a work of art because everything was made by hand, Emerson said. Emerson sold that banjo and received a letter from the buyer, thanking him for an instrument that looked and sounded beautiful; he described it as a work of art worth twice what he paid for it. And thus the Emerson Power Banjo was born. With his second instrument nearing completion, second will be from the third, it literally gleams beauty. I think I have something to prove, mostly to myself, he said. In my family, I was the one that got Bills genes, I was blessed to have the music. He is not only proving himself through his music, visible to all who have seen him perform, he is also setting himself apart from his famous father with banjos that emerge from a labor of love. Whether he knows it or not, the are a legacy in the making. Back in the Firehouse Cultural Center, Emerson and Garbelman had the crowd on their feet, with music ranging from original tunes to Bob Segers Old Time Rock MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTO PPHOTO COURTESY OF KELLY EmEMERSONFor Emerson, building the banjos is a labor of love.Labor of loveu u

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ADM FREE in-home and private consultation to see how we can help you with your needs to be comfortable in your home.References upon request. Lic #30211040We accept most long-term care insurance policies. Sun City Dental CenterThe fee advertised is the minimum fee charged. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free service, examination or treatment. Senior Citizen discount does not apply.*Actual Fee May Vary Depending Upon Degree of Complexity in a Given Case** Time to process denture cases may change due to complexity/ type of case Thomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A.(813) 633-2636General Dentist727 Cortaro Drive(Two doors down from AAA) Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed for Lunch 1-2 p.m. Thomas A. DeVol, D.D.S., P.A. 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When surveyed, 97.5% of patients stated they would recommend us to a friend! n Roll to YMCA by the Village People. Now a lot of people would turn the dial if the latter song came on the radio but there was something fun and magical about how Emerson and Garbelman performed it. The entire years old to 80, was on their feet, smiling and acting out the letters. It was phenomenal. Emerson and Garbelman pernot something they can always do because each time they set up, they incur expenses. Not to mention, their talent is worth something. For that, for Bullet Free Sky, was important, Emerson said. who was injured by celebratory electric guitar. made more of a difference than something good happen that night, they changed the dynamic carry well past when the guitars were put away and the speakers were packed up. in life, and despite making crowds Emerson is not immune to ups and downs. But he is patient and he has faith. My dad emailed me about three months or so and saw one of my original songs on YouTube, he said. He told me that he just had to say that it was really good and that he was proud to see that I had my own style and was doing so well with it. Emerson hasnt seen his father since 1997 but recently found out that he will be an instructor at a banjo camp Emerson will be and son will perform together. ersons heart. He will perform as the son of a banjo great but more importantly as his own man. Thats my life and it makes me who I am, Emerson said. I always try to be all I can be. I alhappy with my life. For Kelly Emerson, life continues to unfold like sheet music that is still being composed. His dreams are coming true. In many On Saturday, August 10, Emerson and Garbelman will perform two shows at the Rollins Theater in Sun City Center. Tickets are available at the SCC Kiosk on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or by calling 813-220-7913. For more information, visit www.thekegg. com. Kellys premiere, well-reviewed bluegrass CD, entitled Big is available by emailing ub2soup@ hotmail.com.Labor of loveu

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Concrete Accessories of the price of Bulk Mulch & Rock 813-641-0090 Precast Concrete Stepswww.centurygrp.com/Products/Concrete-Steps Red Mulch 5 bags for $ 10All bagged Rock and Gravel 4 for $12 Add a new spark to your backyard with a Century Fire PitExpires 7/25/13 To dump at the South County Waste Processing Facility and Southeast County Landfill require property owners to present tax bills to prove they can dump without charge, but anyone showing residency with proof like a drivers license or electric bill in their name may take part in Operation Fight the Blight. We expect that well collect about 20 dumpsters-full before were done, Langford said. The first few days, more than 12 tons of trash were collected, including 760 pounds of tires 21 found in road ditches and 55 tires off residential property, he said. We inspected 65 properties in the area and secured two abandoned dwellings that were near the school zone, which is a (designated) Child Safe Zone, he said. We have one coming down in a couple of days. Besides collecting and disposing of the trash, which included chairs, broken tables and other furniture and all kinds of electronics, especially televisions, 10 code enforcement officers, with the help of others, have eliminated 740 square feet of gang graffiti and mowed more than 85,000 square feet of weeds and high grass in surrounding abandoned dwellings and on vacant lots, he said. The old way of county thinking is over, he said. There used to be a silo mentality. You know how a silo stands alone? Well, since the new county administrator started, weve gotten rid of that mentality and all the departments work better together. County Administrator Michael Merrill took office in December 2010. He and the director of code enforcement, Dexter Barge, have partnership goals between the county department workers and our residents. Animal Services, Affordable Housing Services, the sheriffs office and Tampa Electric Company also helped in the cleanup. Working together, the first day of the operation we got a ton of waste off the right-of-way, he said. One thing that makes things more difficult for code enforcement is when a home is foreclosed. Vacancies attract all kinds of crime, and are always a danger to neighborhood children, he said. Similar cleanups were done in Town n Country and Palm River earlier this year, and one is planned for Gibsonton Sept. 3 through 18. We deliver flyers door-to-door in the targeted areas and leave flyers in businesses and other places before the cleanups, he said. We have officers who speak both English and Spanish so everyone knows what were planning to do. Langford said they plan to remove the last of the dumpsters July 16 and check the area for small items and last-minute disposal on the 17th. The sooner people get their things down there the better, he said. And I wouldnt plan on coming the 17th because the dumpsters will already be gone. To get help with disposal of large items, residents may call (813) 274-6600. Now Hiring: Stylists, Nail TechsBooth Rent/Commission Ask About Signing Bonus Details For a Confidential Interview, Call Lucille at813.503.7654 or 813.634.1848723 Imar DriveSun City Center Area cleanupu PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOBill Langford, general manager of the Special Code Enforcement Unit for Hillsborough County talks about the huge cleanup going on in the Wimauma area through July 17.

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JULY 11, 2013 17 Were Here For You! We Welcome New PatientsOur practice provides a complete range of professional services including Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Thorough Examinations, Cleanings, Dental Makeovers and Implant Restorations. Michelle Halcomb, D.D.S.813-634-3396703 Del Webb Blvd. W., Suite B Sun City Center, FL 33573 We salute all of our men, women and Veterans of the Armed Forces! 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? Riverside Golf813.645.2000 $25................before noon$20...................after noon$18...............after 2:00 pm $500 OFF Any RoundIMPROVED COURSE CONDITIONSIncludes 18 holes and cart. Tax Included.Valid only with this coupon. Exp. 7/31/13Visit our New, Improved PRO SHOP1 Pier Drive, RuskinLEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DININGSteaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BAR OPEN TO TH E PUBLIC KITCHEN HOURS NOW OPEN Mondays 11-6 p.m. Tues. -Wed. 11-8 pm Thurs. -Sat 11-9 pm Sun. Brunch Buffet 8-2; Lunch 11-6 NFL Direct TV Sunday Ticketwww.RiversideBarAndGrille.com 813-641-1600 Ruskin Eagles Aerie 4351 1205 1st St. S.W.Upcoming EventsMonday Night. ...................6 p.m. Bingo. Tuesday Night. ...................$1 draft beer all day. Friday Night . ..................... 6 p.m. Feather Your Nest. No food till Fall. Saturday, July 13. ..............5 p.m. Steak dinner. ................................................ 6:30 p.m. music by TJ and Ella Sunday . ..............................Feather Your Nest game canceled until. ............................................ Fall. $1 draft beer all day. For more information, call (813) 645-2922. South Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2672 Upcoming Activities 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, July 22 Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests at 5 p.m. Menu: Salisbury Steak with all the trimmings, $7 person, only 50 tickets available. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is a clean, smoke-free environment located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S. in Ruskin. Telephone 813-645-2089. The University of Florida newspaper archive website can be obtained at ufdc.ufl. edu/newspapers, once youre there, type in The Observer News in the search box and click Go. Archives from January 2010 through the current issue will become available. While youre at the site, view some of Floridas historical news in the form of printed newspapers and periodicals.New challenge issued for Southeastern Guide Dogs schoolEarlier this year, Sarasota supporter Keith G. Hirst put out a $500,000 matching challenge to the community to help Southeastern Guide Dogs, the southeasts only accredited guide dog school, build a new Canine Assessment Center. The community met Hirsts challenge and now work is underway to build the 5,000-square-foot facility where Southeasterns dogs will be welcomed back to campus from their puppy-raiser homes. Now that the construction plans are funded, Hirst has issued another challenge to the community to help outfit the center with the essential fixtures, equipment, and furnishings needed to carry out the important work of assessing the new trainees as they begin their formal harness training. Southeastern Guide Dogs needs to raise $200,000 to make this Assessment Center a fully functioning home for the in-for-training dogs, and Im launching a 90-day, $100,000 dollar-for-dollar matching challenge to help the school reach their goals, ending October 9, 2013, stated Hirst. A formal groundbreaking event recently was held on Southeastern Guide Dogs 35-acre campus in Palmetto, where Hirst issued forth this second challenge grant. Items such as modular runs for the kennel areas, scales, an LED microscope, an ophthalmoscope/ otoscope, and other updated tools are just some of the items needed to make the new Assessment Center a state-of-the-art facility to serve Southeasterns dogs for many years to come. Keith HirstSupporters may visit www.guidedogs.org/hirstchallenge to donate and have their contribution count double during the Hirst 90-Day Challenge.

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18 JULY 11, 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 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. Area Obituaries Dolores DayDolores (Dolly) Day went to be with her loving Father July 2, 2013, after a long battle with Alzheimers. She was surrounded by her family. Dolly was a amazing wife and mother. She enjoyed being with family and friends and playing golf. She retired from Clinton Memorial Hospital after 19 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Dorothy Landry. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Chester (Chet) Day; son and daughter-in-law Dwayne Day and Patty Gillis Poe; daughter and son-inlaw Kathy and Don Wilson; brother and sister-in-law Don and Karen Landry; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved very much. Chet and Dolly moved from Clarksville, Ohio to Wimauma, Fla. in 2000. The family reguests donations be made in her memory to LifePath Hospice, 3010 West Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609. Matthew John MaschekMatthew John Maschek, 93, passed away at South Bay Hospital on Sunday, July 7. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 15, 1920. A World War II veteran, he served in the European theater as well as in the Pacific, spending many days waiting for orders to go to Japan. Matt was married to Aleta Jonie Maschek for 55 years. He worked for Service Drug in Chicago, Johnson Drug, McKesson Drug and Kendall-Futuro Drug Company for 38 years.Russell William WepferRussell William Wepfer, 84, of Sun City Center, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. His heart was not able to go on without his wife of 59 years, Sally, who had passed away suddenly. Russ was grateful for his many unexpected and wonderful years as husband of Sally, father of Karen Thompson of Maui, HI and Barbara (Charles) Philpot, and grandfather of Theodore and Samantha Philpot of Auburn, WA. He was born November 25, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Edna Wepfer, but he always appreciated their loving care during his youth in Shorewood, WI and after their retirement in Merrill, WI. Russ was a member of the U.S. Army of Occupation in Japan during 1946 and 1947, but was reluctant to talk about his wartime contribution because he was never in combat. Yet, there was a pride resulting from his volunteering to speed the return home of the true heroes of World War II. He was a proud graduate of the University of Michigan and, after a short attempt to work for the U.S. Forest Service, made a successful career in the administration of military programs for General Motors Corporation. After moving often in their earlier life, from Milwaukee to Germany, to Detroit, back to Milwaukee, back to Detroit again and finally to Carmel, IN, Russ and Sally retired to Sun City Center in 1985 and loved every minute of their life here. Together they were active in the United Community Church and volunteered for 15 years on the Security Patrol. In addition to his immediate family, Russ is survived by sister Bernice Wittig of Fond du Lac, WI; brother Gordon (Virginia) Wepfer of Lake Milton, OH; brother-in-law Rudolph (Marian) Habermann of Ormond Beach, FL and all their families. Friends visited the family at Sun City Center Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. There was a funeral service at 1 p.m., followed by entombment at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens in Brandon. In lieu of flowers, a contribution to the Community Foundation of Sun City Center is suggested. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.Sally WepferSally (Habermann) Wepfer, 80, of Sun City Center, passed away, suddenly and unexpectedly, on Sunday, June 30, 2013. She was born October 17, 1932 in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was survived by her husband of 59 years, Russell; daughters Karen Thompson of Maui, HI and Barbara (Charles) Philpot; grandchildren Theodore and Samantha Philpot of Auburn, WA; brother Rudolph (Marian) Habermann of Ormond Beach, FL; sister-in-law Bernice Wittig of Fond du Lac, WI; and brother-in-law Gordon (Virginia) Wepfer of Lake Milton, OH. Her only first cousin, Rudolph Knight of Seattle, WA, also survives her. After being raised in Battle Creek as the daughter of Rudolph, Sr. and Helen Habermann, she received dual degrees in Math and Education from the University of Michigan in 1954, where Russ and Sally had met. They married immediately thereafter and settled in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, Russs hometown and place of employment with General Motors. Sally then taught two years of junior high math in the suburb of Wauwatosa. Between raising their daughters and needing to follow Russs jobs, she got used to managing household moves: from Milwaukee to Augsburg (Germany), to the Detroit area, to Greendale, WI, back to Detroit and finally, to Carmel, IN. She also worked during some periods, for General Motors, then for an auto dealer, and for the Internal Revenue Service. Sally and Russ moved to Sun City Center in 1985. Soon after arriving, she and Russ were active in the United Community Church on its decorating committee and in the Keenagers group, and on the Security Patrol. She became deeply involved with the art of Bunka. She was the treasurer of the South Bay Genealogical Society for several years, volunteered at the new Hillsborough County librarys facility, and taught genealogy classes at the United Community Churchs college. She was also a member of the Panhellenic bridge group, several other informal bridge groups, the local group of Alpha Xi Delta alumnae, and OAR. All during this time, she and Russ traveled frequently both to visit their children and to expand their world experience. Friends visited the family at Sun City Center Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 10, where there was a funeral service at 1 p.m., followed by entombment at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens in Brandon. In lieu of flowers, a contribution to the Community Foundation of Sun City Center is suggested. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home. ......................................... .............................. ................................. ........................................... ........................... ........................ Matt and his wife traveled the world for many years. He loved to fish and play golf, and lived on the water for 28 years of his life. In later years, he moved to an acreage where he mastered a riding lawn mower and worked in his yard. He is survived by wife Aleta Jonie; daughter Jackalyn and husband John Campbell; grandchildren James Durrance, Julie Deriso and Reid Campbell; and great-granddaughters Kelli and Kristin Durrance, Ciera Hamblin and Kayla Pettis. A memorial service will be held for Matt at a later date. He will be buried at Sarasota Veterans Cemetery, near his Long Boat Key condominium.Sound the Shofar meets July 14Sound the Shofar will meet on Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m. in the South Shore Library. Pastor David Jones of Ruach Ministries in Brandon, will speak on True Freedom, the Biblical way. Everyone is welcome to attend. Beginning at 2 p.m., there will be a time of Praise and Worship with Hebraic dance.Ruskin Aglow meets July 20Ruskin Aglow will meet Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Palm Garden, 3850 Upper Creek Dr., Sun City Center, FL at 10 a.m. For more information, call Gloria at 813-633 9613.

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JULY 11, 2013 19 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL K-2 Through 12th GradeSunday School.................................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...............8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Evening Service..............................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Service................7:00 p.m. Awana............................................7:00 p.m.Dr. Barry RumseyA Resource for Families Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly Church Come join us to learn about Gods Word and salvation in Jesus ChristJoin us on Sunday to come home to the warmth of our church familyLocated in South Hillsborough County, just south of Universal in old Sun CityGetting to Know You (Donuts/Coffee) .....9:00 a.m. Sunday School ................................9:30 am. Sunday Morning Worship ...........10:55 a.m. Sunday Evening Service ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service .........7:00 p.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ...........10:00 a.m. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCHMinister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL INVITES YOU TO SERVICES AT OUR NEW LOCATION10:30 a.m. SUNDAYSNO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West Sun City Center, FL 33573 Church is Handicap accessible Phone: 813-634-1252 For information visit: www.standrewatscc.org St. Andrew Presbyterian ChurchSunday Services Traditional Service 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Service 11:00 a.m.Prayers with anointing for healing and wholeness during worship the second Sunday of every month.Pastor: Rev. Dr. Mark E. SalmonMeet friends in Fellowship Hall after each Service. Refreshments served.A Stephen Ministry Church First Church of Christ, Scientist Sunday Service ........................................................10:00 a.m. Sunday School .........................................................10:00 a.m. Wednesday Service ...................................................5:00 p.m. Reading Room ...............................Wednesday 4 to 4:45 p.m. All Are Welcome U.S. Hwy. 41 106 11th Ave. NE Ruskin 813-645-1714SaintAnneRuskin.orgMASSES Vigil Mass.....................................................................Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass ........8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Contemporary) Monday thru Friday ....................................................................8:00 a.m. Holy Days ....................................... Espaol ......................................Domingo 12:30 p.m.; Jueves 7:00 p.m. Confession .........................Thursday 6:15 p.m.; Saturday 3:45 p.m. Saint Anne Catholic ChurchSouthShore: Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City and S. Gibsonton Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, V.F. Area Places of Worship 1910 Haverford Avenue Suite 107 Sun City Center, FL 33573 (813) 633-0286 www.brandonorthopedics.com Robert J. Maddalon, MD John D. Okun, MD Peter V. Lopez, MD Steven M. Page, MDBoard-Certified Orthopedic Surgeons Brandon Orthopedic Associates 721 West Robertson St., Ste. 102 Brandon, FL 33511 Phone: 813-684-3707 BRANDON ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES EAST BAY SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDICS Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery Brandon Orthopedic Associates is one of the most respected and professional orthopedic and sports medicine practices and Hillsborough County. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to specialize in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, partial and total joint replacements of hip, knee and shoulder, hand surgery including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, finger joint replacement, complex surgery of the elbow, and ankle and foot injuries. Our compassionate and caring atmosphere is in two convenient locations near local hospitals and outpatient surgery facilities in Brandon and Sun City Center. We work relentlessly to provide the best care possible for every patient's unique orthopedic need. A bittersweet Retirement Celebration was held for The Rev. Tracy H. Wilder, III on June 1, 2013 at the Sun City Center St. John the Divine Episcopal Church campus. The parishioners went all out to make this a memorable celebration for their beloved rector and his wife Susan. It was an elegant black and white theme, with fresh flowers that included fresh roses on each table and throughout the parish. Approximately 300 parishioners attended the affair, which included an appetizer and fellowship hour, and a delicious sit-down dinner prepared by the parishioners of the church. Entertainment with music by Chuck Wirick, the church music director, the Redemption Band, and some very talented singers in the parish completed the celebration. 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 Road, 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. At Grace, the United Methodist Women focus on community organizations that support women, youth and children in the Lithia area and abroad. Most recently, members created packets of personal care items to send to Nicaragua for the churchs first overseas mission trip. In June, 17 youth and nine adults from Grace United Methodist Church went on a mission trip to Nicaragua. 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.Metaphysical Society to discuss the Gospel of ThomasAt 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17 the Metaphysical Society will have a presentation on The Gospel of Thomas, Verses 11-20. The Gospel of Thomas is considered by some to be one of the missing books of the Bible. Member Don Smith, PhD, spoke previously on Verses 110, and continues in this presentation. A question-and-answer period will follow. The event will take place in the Eberhardt Room in the Lawn Bowlers Building, 909 North Course Lane in SCC. The program is open to SCC/KP residents and guests. Admission is a love offering. For information, call Holli at 813-419-4704 For membership information call Ludi at 813-938-5686 or send an email to metaphysicalsociety@gmail.com. A tribute to Fr. TracyA special surprise was the appearance of George Burns, aka Ed Brown; the Senior Warden of the church, and local band Tampa Bay Time Machine, which played music from the 60s Father Tracy sang along to Surfin USA. The Rev. Michael Durning, of Bishop Smiths office (Diocese of SW Florida), writing on the Internet, commented, St. John the Divine pulled out all the stops! After dinner they had musical tributes, gifts, a Conga line, and even an appearance from George Burns. The Wilders, the next day, said they were dazed by the avalanche of affection. The event was bittersweet, warm, wonderful and unforgettable. New Beginnings Fellowship celebrates graduationChris Giddens graduated from Lennard High School this year and as is the custom at New Beginnings Fellowship, his name was placed on the Graduate Plaque. Chris has been a member of the church for many years and helps out by taking up offerings, singing specials and is a wonderful help to Pastor Brady who calls Chris his assistant. Congratulations to Chris and all the 2013 graduates!The United Community Church will again be having its summer cinema series. The movies will be shown at 1 p.m. in the Great Hall each Thursday during July and August. There is no admission; all are welcome. The schedule is: July 11 Les Miserables; July 18 Water for Elephants; July 15 Lincoln; Aug. 1 Big Miracle; Aug. 8 Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; Aug.15 Life of Pi; Aug. 22 Red Dog; Aug. 29 Parental Guidance United Community Church is located at 1501 La Jolla Ave. in Sun City Center.Movies fit the bill at United Community Church

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P O Box 365 Gibsonton, Fl 33534 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 PetsDarling poodle mix, looking for a good home, 6yrs old. $100. Owner moving. 813-245-3514 Oliver & Company, LLCFull Service Pet Sitting(813) 767-7225Email: olivertort@aol.comwww.petsit.com/oliverandcompany Oliver Tort & Ti s 310 GGARAGE/YY ARD SSALEAlmost 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 Friday 8am-2pm. Saturday 9amnoon. Children clothes & toys, some furniture, household. Good bargains, great prices. 1901 East View Dr., SCC. Cul-de-sac yard sale. Saturday, July 13, 8am-2pm. Baby clothes, car seat, bassinet, bouncie seat, bookcases, end tables, wicker table & chairs, maternity clothes, Trek road bike & more. 13208 Laraway Saturday, July 13th, 8am-? 617 Ft. Duquesna, SCC. Home decor, womens clothing, lawn equipment, patio furniture, misc. household. Multi family yard sale. Saturday, 7/20 (Check date) 8am-noon. Kitchen, household goods, furniture & more. 6606 Dolphin Cove, Apollo Beach. Yard sale. Everything has to go. 202 5th Ave. NW, Ruskin (off Shell Point). 8am-? Saturday 13th, rain Sunday 14th. SCC 2126 New Bedford Dr. Friday July 12, 8am-noon. Matching sleeper sofa, loveseat, cocktail & end tables, (2) dining room sets. Bedroom suite, full mattress, mens, ladies causal clothes & household misc. Yard sale. Saturday, July 13, 8am1pm. 1419 Murillo Loop, Ruskin. Clothing, household, wagon, refrigerator, yard trailer, dolls, toys, misc & more. Moving sale. Friday & Saturday, 8am-noon. ChulaVista Landing. 2510 Bosun Lane, Ruskin. All must go cheap. Tools, hot tub. 50 clothes. Huge moving sale. Saturday 7/13, 7am-noon. Fishing rods, tackle, downriger, boat, tools, household & furniture. 6609 Dolphin Cove., Apollo Beach. Huge moving sale. 2 families. Furniture, appliances, lots of decorative furnishings. Inside sale. Rain or shine. 1401 River Dr. SW, Ruskin. Friday & Saturday, 9am-3pm. June 12 & 13. 1211 W. Del Webb Blvd., SCC. 7am-11am. Half price 10:30am11am. Saturday, July 13. Small refrigerator, furniture, bric-a-brac & lots misc. Established in 2002 Now accepting newKITTY CLIENTSProfessional Pet Sitting Service 813-634-8894 st te es Furniture & accessories. The Perfect Piece. Quality used furniture. 2406 College Ave. East, Ruskin. 813-645-1800 Cell: 382-7536 A AL urntureEntertainment center 64 L, 54 1/2 tall, 23 1/4 wide. Call for details. 813-633-9915 210 Woodland Estate Ave., Ruskin, Fl 813-645-4048 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING Read the entire newspaper by going to Observernews.net. Community news & advertising 24/7 is only 1 click away. Your best Advertising Buy! The Observer News Log Cabin ProduceOpen all summerStop by and see us!5214 Hwy 674 Wimauma, 335983/4 mile east of Walmart NOW ACCEPTING DEBIT AND MAJOR CREDIT CARDS(813) 380-5214REMODELINGS eedless watermelon....$1.50 & up Blueberries....................$1.50 / pt. Cantaloupe........................79 ea. Vine-ripe tomatoes............99 / lb. BEVERLYs ESTATE SALESSun City CenterFOR SALEDining table, china cabinet, six chairs, Drexel china cabinet, black, satin-nish dresser, mirror, two night stands, kitchen octagon table, six chairs with casters, two aqua La-Z-Boy recliners, misc. chairs, china cabinet, two matching end tables, 2-5 drawer chests, two matching night stands. To view, call Beverly508-0307 or 633-1173 Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church T hrift Store OPE NINGSOON!No donations accepted until we are in our new building.813-641-7790 (cell)www.AllAboutPawsPetServices.comServing ALL of Your Pets Needs Laura Ashley lingerie cabinet, mirror, dresser and vintage vanity, lots of tools and books, maple entertainment center, electric piano, kitchenware, sectional sofa, rolltop desk and much more. www.denneysestatesales.com DENNEYS ESTATE SALESSCC (off Stoneham Dr. in St. Andrews subdivision)Fri. & Sat., July 12-137 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 601-0983Now accepting major credit cards The Price is Right! 218 Amesbury Circle BEVERLYs ESTATE SALESSun City CenterJuly 12 & 137:30 a.m.-1 p.m.1916 New Bedford Dr.(o Pebble Beach S.)Do not park on side of street with cones. E-Z Go golf cart, 40 Samsung at-screen TV, leather sectional, leather couch & loveseat, leather recliner, Stanley queen suite with matching computer desk, queen & full mattress, Baker dining table, 6 chairs, server & china cabinet, table, 4 chairs, patio furniture, linens, kitchen, rugs, lamps, womens golf clubs, TV cabinet (45 TV will t), coee table (2 level), clothes (woman size 16), shoes 8-1/2, lots of African art & decor.508-0307 or 633-1173 Annes Estate Sales 207 Austin Hills Court (off Stoneham Dr.)St. Andrews, SCCFriday & Saturday 7 am 12 p m(813) 758-7952 (813) 758-7954 Furniture: sofa & loveseat, credenza, antique desk (small), leather recliner, dresser w/mirror, corner desk, bookcases, office chairs, swivel rockers, coffee & end tables; Appliances: washer, dryer, chest-type freezer; Medical equipment: wheelchairs, walkers, canes, breathing equipment; Tools: power & hand, radial arm saw, 10 table saw, Foley saw filer, Foley handsaw re-toother, Belsaw edge tool grinder, Bemaco shears & knife sharpener, 6-1/8 joiner/planer, Foley automatic power saw setter, large air compressor, Packard table grinder. Must see too many to list! Kitchen: lots of Corningware, Griswold skillets, deep fryer, crockpots; Misc: workbenches, shop vacs, ladders, gas reel-type mower, gas grill, lots of craft items. www.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.com Washer and dryer, Broyhill sofa, chair, end, coee and sofa tables, four-piece queen & king bedroom set, 22 LCD at-screen TV, microwave, Fire King kitchenware, dining table seats four, patio set, and much more.www.denneysestatesales.com DENNEYS ESTATE SALES807A Bahia Del Sol Dr. Ruskin (near Little Harbor)Fri. & Sat., July 12-137 a.m to 1 p.m. (813) 601-0983Now accepting major credit cards The Price is Right!

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u PROF. SERVICES650 RENTALS600 M.H. HOUSING550 SERVICES700 MARINE400 TRANSPORTATION450 REAL ESTATE500 sortoreSouth Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.com Lotent RV lots for rent. $400 monthly plus electric. River Oaks RV Resort, Ruskin. 813-645-2439 ousesore 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 ends 813-545-5314 for viewing. Property is sold AS IS for owners convenience. AL h A gated, resident-owned, waterfront, 55+ mobile home community. www.caribbeanisles.net cisles1@verizon.net Linda Amorosooffice 813-641-7067cell 813-789-8166 MnP rsLovely 2br/1ba, carport, appliances, fully furnished. Ruskin waterfront park. Asking $9,900. Call Bev 813610-7515 2br/2ba mobile home in gated 55+ ROC. 1,590 sf. Low taxes, maintenance, water, walkin closets, storage. Clubhouse, pool. $69.900. 813-645-2860 ousesforrent4br/2ba, fully furnished, w/ appliances. no pets/ no smoking. Lithia area. $2000 monthly (excludes utilities). One month security deposit required. 401-369-2991 One bedroom furnished house, single adult only. No pets. $650 monthly & $650 deposit. Utilities & washer, dryer included. 813633-4913 Thinking of renting your home! Let us help. S L Real Estate Service LLC 813-741-3678 A tsforent2br/1.5ba, washer/ dryer hookup, screened porch, very clean. $725 monthly plus security deposit. No pets. 813-645-1801 kitchen, washer/dryer included. Suitable for low impact tenant. No smoking. No pets. Great for in home business. plus deposit, 1 yr lease. $825 monthly. 813-6491599 tsforrentApollo Beach, large 1br/1ba, newly hookup, storage room, carport. $600 monthly. Hall 813-645-6985 For rent: Efficiency apartments. Weekly rates, utilities furnished 813-601-1542 or 813-850-7886onosforentAvailable 3 months only. Apollo Beach, 2 bedroom condo. Quiet, great neighbors. Completely furnished. 2 car parking. Just bring your clothes. 813-645-4145 or 813-642-0681 1br/1.5ba, furnished. 55+ all amenities. covered parking. Very clean $700 monthly 813-634-1162 Ment s1br/1ba mobile home $200 weekly $200 deposit. Also 3br/1ba house. Close to shopping. Access to water & fishing. Nancy 813-677-0141, 813-967-3868 Seasonal rental. Large 2br/2ba, fully furnished. Adults, no pets. Ruskin Call for appointment M-F, 9am-5pm. 813-645-2439 1 bedroom RV, 2 miles south of Gibsonton on US 41. $525 monthly, plus deposit. Electric & water included. 813-690-0768 For rent. 2 bedroom mobile home near shopping center in Gibsonton. 813-601-1542 or 813850-7886MAL One bedroom furnished, water & electric included. $165 weekly. Two bedroom (not furnished) $165 weekly, plus security deposit. R & M Mobile Home Park in Gibsonton. 813-236-9207M A One bedroom RV w/ large slideout. References $175 weekly plus deposit., includes utilities. 813363-6001 3br/2ba with front & back porch on & last. $300 deposit. Ruskin. 813404-5956 Well kept. 2br/1ba, furnished/ unfurnished with all utilities included, plus Direct TV. Pet ok. Near Wal-Mart. 813-633-1222 ffceceA 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. 813649-1599 rehouseceGarage & mini storage, RV lots & mobile home lots for rent. Call Pirates Treasure Cove, Gibsonton. 813-677-1137 Our Angels Offer (813) 293-5369 or (813) 419-4967 www.AngelsofLifeServices.com ooeen tude: 1099s, W2s, forms, cleanup ing services, tutoring, software & issues. Hourly rates. Your local keeping Inc Ruskin 813-641-1089 email: theahp@verizon.net www. theasquickbookkeeping.com AD L ILDA utornHome school & Virtual students. Drawing & painting classes. Creative/ art History/ multi media. PaintingTimeOut.com 813-892-7235 MuscOrgan with bench. Lowrey Promenade LX400. Instructions & music books included. $3,000 obo. 813634-4931 GofrtsGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515nteo u old paintings, coins, currency, uneov 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 enn 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. MoversAffordable Moving & Hauling. Local or long distance. Full service moving to/ from anywhere in US. Load & unload storage units, truck & more. Licensed & insured. Free estimate. Call Dave 813-447-6123. Ask about free boxes Linda J. Miles, Realtor (813) 230-0199COLDWELL BANKER DOLPHIN REALTY Apollo Beach luxury Key West-style waterfront home. 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms plus a den that boasts granite throughout, 42 wood cabinets, wood floors, tray ceilings, balconies from every room. Owner transferred. Best buy in Apollo Beach. $235,000. 8.9 acres house, barn, garage $205,000. 18.86 acres on 19th Ave NW $350,000. AL E-MAILBeverly@observernews.net 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 1BR in SCC, carport.................... $700 /month Call (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.comdickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 89 Years 1924 2013 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 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. Walk one block to the river. Quiet, peaceful and near everything. $59,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 LOVELY WELL MAINTAINED 3-YEARS-NEW HOME IN CYPRESS CREEK! and stainless steel appliances in kitchen, 2 car attached garage. This home is movein ready! $134,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 REDUCED AGAIN! Ruskin Waterfront home with 2BR/2BA, screened pool, enclosed Florida room, fenced yard, boat ramp, dock & davits, 100 canal front leading out to river and Tampa Bay, zoned PD/Mixed Use Lots of possibilities! Bring us your reasonable offer! NOW $175,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 RENTALS IN RUSKIN! 3BR/2.5BA townhouse with one-car garage. Water and basic cable are included in the rent. $1100 per month with a one-year lease. 3BR/2BA cable are included in the rent. $950 per month. Fully furnished. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 BAYFRONT CONDO with awesome views of Tampa Bay. $1400 per month. CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201 SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH MOTHERIN-LAW QUARTERS on over acre lot. 3,040 sq ft 2BR/3.5BA, plus a den that could easily convert to third bedroom. Built in 2007 and is in excellent condition. Special features include: vaulted ceilings, crown molding, tray ceilings, gorgeous kitchen with center island and a sink, custom cabinets, master bath with garden tub & separate shower & a nice-size sitting room & much more! This is a short sale but worth the wait. $215,000 CALL KAY PYE 3613672 OR ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED AND COMPLETELY FURNISHED MOBILE HOME in Riverbreeze 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 siding, a nice screened lanai, carport that will accommodate three cars, nice-sized workshop/utility room and much more! Relax and enjoy life in this active adult community. Amenities include: a nice clubhouse, community pool, $49,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201 EASY LIVING STRESS FREE !! This 2BR/1BA mobile home in Riverbreeze Mobile Home Park. Nice well-maintained single-wide mobile home with bright and open living dining room and screened porch with carport and storage room. JUST $39,000 CALL LINDA BADGEROW 695-5515 HEAD FOR THE DRAWING BOARD. Better start planning if you are wanting something perfect for you or for investment. 2 lots side by side in Ruskin ready for one or two duplexes or single family house. Super affordable at $17,500 for both. Waterfront lot near Little Manatee River is banks loss, your gain. Listed at fraction of last sale, this oversized lot has seawall in place $49,900. JUDY ERICKSON 468-0288HOME PRICES GOING UP! LET US GIVE YOU A MARKET ANALYSIS!! VERY NICE RESIDENTIAL LOT Great location with easy access to I-75, water, sewer and electric available. Owner will nance with good down payment! $29,500 QUIET & PEACEFUL 1.92 CLEARED ACRE LOT across the street from Little Manatee River, boat ramp and park at end of street. All new utilities, including well, septic and electric pole. Lot has a few shady oaks. $84,500 RUSKIN CANAL FRONT LOT WITH DIRECT ACCESS TO TAMPA BAYS BEST FISHING! Ready for your future home or duplex (PD-H zoning), lot is cleared, has newer dock, boat ramp and utilities in place, including sewer. $110,000CLAIRE TORT Cell: (813) 363-7250 www.rlt4u.com rlt4u@ kw.com Bob T hompson 8 13-260-0036 SUN CITY CENTER CALOOSA GOLF COURSEEnjoy your morning coffee from your Florida Room as you view the golfers on the first green. This 3BR 2.5BA immaculate home with vaulted ceilings has an inviting, open airy feel that you will love. $229,000

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