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www.ObserverNews.netSeptember 5, 2013 Volume 57 Number 33THE OBSERVER NEWSPAGE 3: AMVETS Post 44 will be among those participating in the Patriot Day Remembrance Ride. PAGE 16: Warren Resen visits Seal Beach in La Jolla, California, for his series SEE THE USA. LOOK INSIDE FOR: Classified Ads PAGES 28-31PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 Come check out our newly remodeled Hardwood Dept. MEMBER Family Owned & Operated 813-633-71161629 Sun City Center Plaza(near SCC Post Office)www.JohnMooreFloorCovering.comCome in and ask our staff for more information regarding our many products for your home. Same Great for 11 Years! Some people enjoy Florida summers, much like some people enjoy Minnesota winters. But for those who have seen enough highs of 91, lows of 76, September brings forth the possibility of the first overnight lows in the 60s since last May. Granted, if it happens it would be the high 60s but it suggests the beautiful, blissfully cooler days to come. Above, the first evening of September taken from Bahia Beach, in Ruskin.September SkyMITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTO South County:Safest place to live in Hillsborough CountyBY PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.netThe latest statistics prove South County is a very safe place to live. In fact, District IV of the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office says its 450-square-mile area has the lowest crime rate in the county. Letters and emails from local residents, including June Wallace, who heads the Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking, concerning the closing of several neighborhood sheriffs substationsespecially in Wimauma prompted calls to sheriffs office officials. And yes, there have been substation closings. They were a result of shrinking budgets in a tight economy. Still, the Sheriffs Office has good news. Speaking extensively with sheriffs office spokesman Larry McKinnon and Major Ron Hartley, head of District IV, the office that covers the area referred to as South County and also extends east through Keysville and Durant to the Polk County line; south to Manatee County; and north through south Brandon and FishHawk; led to some pretty amazing facts and figures. Just so residents have something to compare them with Hartley explained that the City of Tampa has 278,000 people and 1,000 police officers, while District IV has a population of only 40,000 less, or about 160,000, and 157 deputies. We had to close the community substations in Apollo Beach, Wimauma and Ruskin as well as in some other areas around the county, Hartley said in a telephone interview Aug. 29. But crime is relatively low in our area. In fact, we (Dist. IV) have the lowest crime rate in the county. Part of this is due to deputies relationships with people they serve, he said. Statistics for the various communities were available for the period of January through July, and proved to be quite different from what was expected. The way crimes are measured is dictated by the FBI, Hartley explained. In some areas crimes are called by slightly different names, and that makes for a painstaking count, but the process is very accurate. Basically, the FBI calls the following Part I crimes. These are the serious crimes that need the fastest response and most time spent. These crimes include aggravated assault, auto theft, burglary, homicide, carjacking, forcible fondling (which includes all sex crimes except rape), grand theft, home invasion, rape, robbery, statutory rape (sex by someone over 21 with a minor), forced sodomy, theft from buildings and theft from vehicles. There are a lot of things we try and address when we can that arent actual crimes, but nuisances, Hartley said. Loud music. Gatherings. Speeding. People often mistake nuisances and blight for crime. MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOThe Wyckoff House in Brooklyn, New York was built in 1652, one year before my ancestor, Willem Traphagen, arrived in the New World. Almost certainly he saw this house but could not possibly imagine me standing there. It would be like me imagining a descendant there in the year 2376. Walking in the footsteps of the pastBy MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.netI stood in front of the oldest house in one of the oldest cities in America and tried to open my mind to the past. The Wyckoff House in Brooklyn was built in 1652, only a year before my ancestor, Willem Traphagen arrived in the New World. From where the port was to where he eventually settled, he almost certainly would have passed this house. As there were relatively few structures at that time, he likely stopped for a look. Back then, the population of what would become New York City was only a few thousand people, spread out among farms and small, developing villages. There is no way he could have imagined me, his direct descendant, standing in front of the same house in 2013. There is no way he could have imagined 2013. That would be like me trying to imagine one of my descendants standing in this same place in the year 2376. Genealogy is the study and history of families. While it is an increasingly popular hobby, made easier with the advent of the Internet, it is so much more than that. Seeking out the roots of your family, the lineage from whence you came, can do much to help explain who and what you are today. Despite our technological society that Willem Traphagen could Continued on page 16 Continued on page 3

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SATURDAY NIGHT All you can eat Fish Fry ................................................... $9.99 SUNDAY NFL GAME DAY Your Favorite Teams on 12 TVs Game Day Buet ........................................................... $7.00813-641-8792HOURS: 11 a.m. 11 p.m. Monday thru Thursday Jen's MarketPlaceFresh Farm Produce & Seafood 2nd Sunday of each Month, startingSunday September 8th 11 a.m. 3 p.m.Outside at 200 Frandorson Circle, Apollo, FL. (just off HWY 41, south side of Apollo Beach Blvd.)Shop at over 20 vendors, have a bite to eat, try a fresh fruit smoothie. Free Grocery Tote to First 100 Shoppers!www.jens-market.com 813-846-1316 Motorcyclists, public invited to vets Sept. 11 commemorationBy %  KEVIN BRADY kevin@observernews.netSouth Shore and Brandon area veterans will mark the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a memorial and remembrance ride next week. The events are open to the public and any area bikers. American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 44, which draws members from the South Shore area and greater Brandon, have been hard at work preparing for the event for months. The event is set for Saturday, Sept. 14 from noon to 5 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, U.S. Highway 301. Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance occurs on Sept. 11 each year in memory of the 2,977 people killed in the attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. We are inviting the community to come and show their appreciation for the [Tampa] Bay areas first responders and military men and women, said Michael Graham, commander of AMVETS Post 44. Our goals are to inspire and remind the community of the patriotism and pride that brought the nation together after the terrorist attacks, to remember those who lost their lives that day and in the conflicts since then [and] to honor and show community support for our first responders and our military, the heroic men and women who serve to protect us every day, said Graham, a U.S. Army veteran. Although the event has previously focused mostly on the military, this years event will highlight those a little closer to home. This year we want to focus attention to the fact that our civilian first responders undertake equally difficult duties, and perform those duties in equally, if not even more, dangerous environments, Graham said. The event has raised more than $25,000 to support local charities, including for recreational services at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office Charities. A short memorial ceremony is set to begin at 1:19 p.m., with Command Sgt. Major Chris Faris, U.S. Special Operations Command Senior Enlisted Advisor, as the keynote speaker. Festivities include a family friendly festival with live entertainment from local performers Jacked Up. The event will also feature various vendors and interactive displays from the military and first responders. Cost for a barbeque dinner and a chance to win one of several grand prizes is a $15 donation (or $25 for two attendees). Grand prizes include roundtrip airfare for two, an iPad or a two-night, three-day stay at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach. Other items will be raffled off. Also on tap, a live auction and 50/50 cash raffle.Patriot Day Remembrance RideMotorcyclists for the Patriot Day Remembrance Ride will gather at six locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, from which they will ride to the Patriot Day Observance. These locations are:AMVETS POstST 44 pPHOtT ORiders from AMVETS Post 44 will be among those participating in the Patriot Day Remembrance Ride. 9841 Adamo Drive (State Road 60) Clearwater, 2805 54th Ave. North, St. Petersburg 5817 State Road 54, New Port Richey Davidson, 624 67th Street Circle East, Bradenton 6920 North Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa The sheriffs office recently partnered with county sanitation workers and code enforcement officials to remove garbage and trash from several areas of the county, including Wimauma, in a clean-up blitz called Operation Fight the Blight. Meanwhile, results of the crime counts revealed that South County was lowest of all. Of the South County communities, Tropical Acres had the fewest Part 1 crimes, with Wimauma coming in second. Third were Sun City Center, Apollo Beach and Riverview, followed by Sampson Park (the Causeway/S. Brandon area), Progress Village, Ruskin and Gibsonton. In the first seven months of this year, There were 21 Part I crimes in Wimauma; 20 in Tropical Acres; 31 in FishHawk; 56 in Sun City Center; 65 in Sampson Park; 130 in Ruskin; and 230 in Gibsonton, he explained. But a lot of those in Gibsonton were thefts from the Walmart. To paint an even better picture, he gave comparative numbers for aggravated assault, grand theft, and carjacking. There were two aggravated assaults in Wimauma and two in Tropical Acres; one carjacking in Ruskin; 42 grand thefts32 in Gibsonton, mostly at Walmart; three in Wimauma; one in Tropical Acres and six in Sun City Center. We had a total of three home invasions in the District in seven months, and no homicides, he continued. This is mild crime to areas where drive-by shootings endanger innocent families sitting in their houses at night. We are very fortunate, he said. We have good deputies and Community Resource Deputies who know who and where to watch. Hartley and his deputies are meeting in September with the Human Trafficking group so they can learn from each other, he said. It is not the first time. We want to keep this area safe in every way, he said.South County:Safest place to live in Hillsborough County u

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Ruskin, FL 33570813-645-3111Fax: 813-645-4118www.ObserverNews.netPublished Every Thursday by M&M Printing Co., Inc. 645-4048EDITORIAL:Brenda Knowles. ............Publisher/Editor brenda@observernews.net Mitch Traphagen. .................Online Editor mitch@observernews.net Penny Fletcher..........Contributing Writer penny@observernews.net Kevin Brady. ..............Contributing Writer kevin@observernews.net Warren Resen. .....................Travel Writer w630@aol.comAll press releases, news articles and photos may be emailed to news@ observernews.net, faxed to 645-4118, or mailed to Observer News, 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW, Ruskin, FL 33570SALES:Vilma Stillwell. ...Display Advertising Rep. vilma@observernews.net Nan Kirk. ...........Display Advertising Rep. nan@observernews.netCLASSIFIED / CIRCULATION:Beverly Kay.........Classied / Circulation beverly@observernews.netPRODUCTION:Chere Simmons. ...........Creative Director chere@observernews.net Carol MacAlister. ...Graphic Arts / Layout carol@observernews.net Jason Martin. .........Graphic Arts / Layout jason@observernews.net The views expressed by our writers are not necessarily shared by The Observer News, SCC Observer, The Current or M&M Printing Co., Inc.We Accept:Award-Winning Newspapers Sept. events at MOSIArduino Applications Sat., Sept. 14, 1 4 p.m. Ages 17 adult. If you like to tinker, then this class is for you! Find out why Arduino boards are all the rage! Arduino is an opensource microprocessor that can be used to make working inventions and everyday objects smart. Work with the electronics and learn to use computer programs as you discover why a world with endless possibilities is a great place to be. Pre-registration required. Program fee: $24; MOSI member: $18. MOSI Game Designers Club Sat., Sept. 21, 10 a.m. noon Ages 11 17. Video game enthusiasts join the MOSI Game Designers Club. Learn game design and programming skills and discover the latest gaming technologies. Share games you are working on and make friends. Pre-registration requested. Fee: $12 per meeting; MOSI members: $9 per meeting. Environmental Expo Sat., Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. If the Recyclosaurus Rex filled a time capsule with various recyclables, what would be in it? After 20 years of being buried, we will open up the MOSI Environmental Time Capsule and find out. Buried and sealed Sept. 21, 1993, the time capsule will reveal how technology has advanced in the world of recycled materials. In celebration, MOSI is hosting an expo featuring a variety of environmental-friendly vendors, including Whole Foods, Tampa Going Green, and the artist behind Recyclosaurus Rex, Terry Klaaren. This event is included with MOSI admission and free for members. MOSI is located 4801 East Fowler Ave. in Tampa.In 1974, Triumph introduced the futuristic-looking TR-7 sports car with the memorable tagline as The shape of things to come. Coming from an era in which many cars could charitably be described as rolling shoeboxes, the Triumph advertising team could not have known just how right they were. Although the TR-7 ceased production in 1981, many cars in the decades hence have taken on the aerodynamic shape of the British sports car but few are as emblematic of high technology than the Tesla Model S. The Model S is an all electric four-door sedan with a range of 265 miles between charges, the most of any electric vehicle. The car has a top speed of 125 miles per hour and can go from zero to 60 in 5.6 seconds. According to Tesla, the cars drag coefficient is the lowest of any vehicle on the market, thus illustrating the shape of things to come has indeed come. Last month, Tesla opened their first Tampa area dealership and their second in Florida at 1907 North U.S. Highway 301, just north of Adamo Drive. For more information, visit www.teslamotors. com.The shape of things that did comeMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOS

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 OBSERVER NEWS 5SouthShore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlights Crafternoon Thursday, Sept. 5 at 4:30 p.m.For children ages 5-10. Join the childrens librarian and create colorful, fun crafts to take home with you. Registration is required at the Reference Desk or by calling 813-273-3652. Funded by Friends of the SouthShore Library.Teen Game Zone Thursday, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m.Teen gamers come join us as we plug our Xbox 360, Wii, and Playstation into the large projector screens for two hours of gaming. Teen Night Thursday, Aug. 29 at 5 p.m. Three hours of video games and anime on the large projector screens. Family Story Time Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 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. Motion Commotion Friday, Sept. 6 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.For ages 2-5 with their caregivers/parents. Join us for this fun and very inter active preschool music and movement program as we shake some sillies out.Seed Balls! Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10:30 a.m. For children ages 5-9. Come ready to get dirty in this exciting class that combines crafting and gardening! We will learn about how native plants help the land and beautify the community. Each participant will make a wildflower seed ball to take home and plant in the garden. Funded by Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Pee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Monday, Sept. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Pee Wee Artists (3-5 years, adult must be present) will join our art instructor and have fun creating an art project to take home. Limit 15. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Baby Time Monday, Sept. 9 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 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. Magic For Everyone Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. For children ages 5-12. Cesar Domico amazes with magic tricks using everything from handkerchiefs and sponge balls to cards and balloons. Toddler Time Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 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, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 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. Teen Volunteer Orientation Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. Prospective teen volunteers are invited to attend this informational session. Topics will include the application process, filling out school forms, shelving guidelines, and volunteer expectations. Creative Artists: Lets Create! Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Creative Artists (7-10 years) will join art instructor Nicole Lamothe and have fun creating an art project to take home. Limit 22. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center. Pee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Pee Wee Artists (3-6 years, adult must be present) will create an art project to take home with art instructor Margit Redlawsk. Limit 15. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Funding for the art class provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center.Jens MarketPlace opens this SundayThe Apollo Beach Jens MarketPlace in Apollo Beach opens this Sunday, Sept. 8, running from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thirty vendors will be setting up expect plenty of fresh produce, fresh wild-caught seafood, organic foods, honey, fresh prepared foods, and arts and crafts. The MarketPlace should be easy to find, just off Apollo Beach Boulevard; look for the tents! There will be plenty of parking and the event is pet friendly. Go shop fresh and shop local. Jens MarketPlace will be held every second Sunday in Apollo Beach; on Oct. 19 it starts in Sun City Center. Each month a different local nonprofit will be supported: October is Critter Mama Rescue, November is My Warriors Place, and December is Mary Martha House.Fight the Blight in Gibsonton through Sept. 17Hillsborough County Code Enforcement started its Operation Fight the Blight cleanup campaign in Gibsonton on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 6515 Riverview Dr. in Riverview. Excluding weekends, Operation Fight the Blight: Gibsonton will run to Tuesday, Sept. 17, with hours of operation from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Operation Fight the Blights boundaries reach north to south from Ohio Avenue to Gibsonton Drive, and east to west from Alafia Street to Lula Street. Residents who live in the boundaries and wish to participate in the program will be asked to show proof of residence, such as a Florida Drivers License, Florida Vehicle Registration, or utility bills. During the operation, several dumpsters will be placed at 6515 Riverview Dr. for the following approved discarded items: Hillsborough Code Enforcement Officers will partner with several other County agencies, including Affordable Housing Services, Animal Services, Public Utilities, and Public Works, along with the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office and Tampa Electric Company workers for the clean-up campaign. For information about materials that will be accepted at the drop-off point, contact Hillsborough County Code Enforcement at 813-274-6600. Operation Fight the Blight: Gibsonton is Code Enforcements fourth clean-up campaign this year. Previously, Code Enforcement assisted residents in Palm River, Timberlane and Wimauma, removing more than 257 tons of discarded items and inspecting approximately 1,638 properties. Hillsborough Code Enforcements Operation Fight the Blight program received the 2012 American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Code Enforcement Techniques. tb Fundraiser for Cookson Hill Toy Run is Saturday The Rivers Edge Bar & Marina, 6226 Ohio Ave. in Gibsonton, will host a fundraiser for the Cookson Hill Toy Run on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be free bluegrass, folk and country rock featuring John Mceuen, Gypsy Wind Judy Tampa & The Bunko Squad, Jim Mason Experience, Tom Scudiero, Raiford Starke, Kelly Green, Terry Plumeri, Florida Boys, Tim Weir, Wild Bill Buest, TC Carr, plus Pete Gallagher & Gary Horrell from the Florida Folk Show (WMNF 88 FM) For more information, contact Sheri Brown at 813-643-5758 or cooksontoyrun@aol.com. The Cookson Hill Toy Run will take place Sunday, Dec. 1. For more information, visit http://www.cooksontoyrun.com. Learn genealogy at Ruskin LibraryThe Ruskin Library is adding a series of Wednesday genealogy classes this fall, all starting at 3:30 p.m. trates how to get started and demonstrates good research strategies to make finding ancestors easier. and special census records to research genealogy. Learn strategies and tips for doing genealogy research in United States immigration records. Learn to use the librarys online genealogical databases, including Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest, and strategies to overcome genealogy research problems. The library is located at 1 Dickman Dr. SE in Ruskin. Really, my dear, when it comes to finding a professional, there is no substitute for our Business & Trade section. Its elementary! page 31THE OBSERVER NEWS210 Woodland Estates Ave.813-645-3111call today to advertise your business is over!Your Youris over! SEARCH

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Learn how Sedation Dentistry is Are you ready to accept the challenges of life? Challenges aid the process of mental growth and cause us to live life to its fullest. Without challenges to prod us, we cease to grow mentally and thus begin the process of intellectual decay that ultimately culminates in our physical death. If you wish to live life to the fullest, here are six basic challenges that will help you do it. 1. Accept the challenge of managing your life. The feeling of being controlled by outside forces is one of the major reasons we feel frustrated and inclined to give up the struggle to grow. There will always be those who try to maintain control over us by causing us to doubt our own judgment. Shun these people. You may make mistakes, but learn from them and become stronger each time. 2. Set challenging goals for your life. Many people work very hard and go nowhere. The problem is they do not have any sense of where they want to be at the end of the day, the week, or the year. If they have a goal, it is simply to stay afloat as long as possible. The problem with this is that even the strongest swimmer will ultimately drown if the only thought is to tread water instead of swimming toward safety (goal). Tread water when you must, but scan the horizon for land to swim toand then begin moving toward it. 3. Welcome the challenge of change to your life. It has been said that the only humans who enjoy By William Hodges being changed are babies. Change can be traumatic, exciting or even devastating, but without question it is necessary for us to grow and accomplish our goals. You should neither reject all change nor embrace all change. Be selective but do not treat change as your enemy. 4. Challenge the negatives in your life. There will be dark and stressful times for all of us, but it is important that when these times occur, we take immediate steps to mitigate the damage. During these periods, make time for relaxation, time for laughter, time for love, and time for good company. 5. Challenge mediocrity. By this I do not mean you have to be perfect, but rather you do the best you are capable of with what you have been given. In the Talmud, Rabbi Zusya was quoted as saying, In the coming world, they will not ask me, `Why were you not Moses? They will ask me, `Why were you not Zusya? You can be no one but you; be the best that you can be. 6. Meet the challenge of being unique. Hubert H. Humphrey wrote, The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of bigness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer. Be the man who marches to his own drummer. Do not let society decide who you are or what you will be; that is your challenge and privilege. Life is a series of challenges. You can choose to meet them head on or have them roll over you. The difference will be the quality of your life.Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interviewformat television program, Spotlight on Government, on the Tampa Bay Community Network which airs Mondays at 8 p.m. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30) and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (BH channel 949, Verizon channel 36). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos. com. Phone : 824-641-0816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www. billhodges.comPositive Talk: Accepting the challenges of life SouthShore Regional LibraryAdult program/event highlights Introduction to Android Thursday, Sept. 5 at 12:30 p.m. An introduction to the Android operating system frequently used on smartphones and tablets. Limit: 20. No Fuss Foods Friday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. Cooking creative, delicious and nutritious meals doesnt need to take a lot of time or cost a lot of money. Join Rowena Sjovall of No Fuss Foods as she demonstrates a budget-friendly recipe. Free samples! Seating limit: 20. Open for Business: Now What? Author Talk with Marie Gilmore Saturday, Sept. 7 at 3 p.m. Join local author Marie Gilmore as she discusses her new book, Open For Business, Now What? A Small Business Guide for What to Do After the OPEN Sign Goes Up. Miss Gilmore will discuss the most common challenges new business owners face and simple solutions to reap success. Adult Writing Group Monday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. Connect with local writers to discuss all aspects of the writing process. Inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If youve ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Windows 7: Introduction & Intro to Computers Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 12:30 p.m. Learn the parts of a window, how to navigate in the Windows environment, and file management. Learn about the parts and basic terminology of computers. Also covers basic purchasing considerations. eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 10:30 a.m. Learn how to check out and download free library eBooks to read on a Android, Blackberry, iPad, iPhone or Windows 7 devices using a free app. Learn how to register for a free Adobe ID to wirelessly check out and download library eBooks to an electronic tablet. Limit: 20. Presented by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. Mah Jongg Club Wedneday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of the popular table game, Mah Jongg. Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg card. Limited to 28 players. SouthShore Needle People Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Join other needle people to share techniques, tips and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric crafts. Beginners are welcome! Bring a project and ask us questions! Managing Media Thursday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. Learn about saving files using cloud storage and USB devices. Learn how to transfer and download digital content. Limit: 20. Adult/Teen Drawing Thursday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. Please join art instructor Michael Parker and have fun while brushing up on your drawing skills. This art class is geared for all skill levels. Limit 22. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Funding for the art class provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center. 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. Old Hyde Park Art Center hosts networking eventAt 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10 the Arts Council of Hillsborough County will hold a networking event at Tampa Regional Artists (TRA) at Old Hyde Park Art Center. All artists and arts organizations are welcome at the free event. TRA and Old Hyde Park Art Center hold many ongoing classes as well as demonstrations, workshops and monthly exhibitions for artists of all ages and skill levels. Following the networking, attendees will have a chance to see the Centers new Watercolor Show. Old Hyde Park Art Center is located at 705 Swann Ave. in Tampa. Parking is free. To RSVP, call the Arts Council at 813-276-8250.

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8 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 DOG GROOMING & MUCH MOREFor Appointment Call (813) 645-8039(between U.S. 41 and I-75) Come visit our lion, tigers, bears & more! Tours Every Saturday 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.(100% of proceeds and donations go to support the animals)A Forever Home for 20+ Exotic SpeciesCheck our website for additional tour timesOnline ticket purchase and group discountsAdults $15 | Seniors $10 | Children (4-11) $7Bring this ad to receive $2 OFF an adult admission WINDOW TINTINGDAVES SAVE40%SAVE25%SAVE100% COUPON REQUIRED EXPIRES 9/30/13 Over 20 Years Experiencewww.DavesTinting.com813-294-8468Residential Homes & Commercial BuildingsBlock The Sun, Not The View!A+ Rating on Angies ListEvery 100 Sq. Ft.Not valid with any other offer.TECO Rebates can save you as much as 40% off your total cost Saves as much as 25% off your electric billSaves and protects your furnishings, ooring, window treatments from fading Annettes Beauty SalonFULL SERVICE SALON for Men & WomenCorner Hwy. 301 & S.R. 674, Suite #201 Village Plaza (on the corner next to BOGGS Jewelers)634-5422Miriam50% Off *Shampoo, Cut & Blow Dry*AnnetteNow carrying DERMALOGICA SKIN CARE PRODUCTS Come in for a FREE Face Mapping SUMMER HOURS: Tuesday Thursday 9:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Monday & Friday by appointment$1399HEARING LOSS?Dont let it hold you back! Introducing the OTE Open Fit Small, Light and Barely Noticeable Regular Hours Begin Oct. 1st paying $4,000 or more you need to see our THE BEST PRICE YOULL EVER FIND! A+ Hearing Center SouthShore Travel 813-633-20091647 Sun City Center Plaza, 203 C, Sun City CenterYour Best BeginningCrown Princess January 18-25, 2014(limited group space available) CRUIS E S ...TOURS ...TRAVEL I N S URANC E I NDIVIDUAL AND GROUPS A IR... L AND...SEA...WE DO IT ALL!!!FLORIDA SELLER OF TRAVEL ST 38066linda@sshoretravel.com Bayada caregivers enter www.bayada.com129 S. Pebble Beach Blvd., Ste. #102 Sun City Center, FL 33573Accredited by Community Health Accreditation Program, the leader in home care acreditation Patients ALWAYS have a choice for their Health Care Serving the Sun City Area since 2008 Skilled Nursing Physical Therapy Occupational & Speech TherapyPrivate Duty Services Companion Services Personal Care Homemaking Hourly Visits & Nursing Medication Management Have you made your pre-need funeral arrangements?Stop by for a full pre-need consultation$200 off *Your Pre-Need Arrangement*with purchaseONE OFFER PER FAMILY With AD813-677-94946919 Providence Road Riverview, FL 33578 TH E 2 0 11BES T O F BRANDON OBS *Some restrictions apply Serenity Meadows Family Owned & Operated TH E 2 0 11BES T O F SOUTH SHORE THE 2013

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 9 Discover how you can travel through Alaskas sublime beauty in unsurpassed luxury and comfort. Holland America Lines carefully craed land tour/cruise itineraries allow you to immerse yourself in a landscape rich in wildlife and frontier history.Ask about exclusive amenities with AAA Vacations on select sailings! Please register to attend online at AAA.com/TravelEvents or call AAA Sun City Center (813) 633-4880 ext. 0 Discover Alaska AAA T H A L Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:00 a.m.Payant Financial1653 Sun City Center Plaza Sun City Center, FL 33573 I WILL HEARBETTERTHIS YEAR $500 OFF an AGX5, 7, or 9 twodevice hearing system.Cannot be combined with other promotional oers. Expires 9 / 3 0 / 13 SUN CITY CENTER 813.642.7197 772 Cortaro Dr www.manateehearing.comPhysician-based hearing care since 1974 We oer the latest hearing aid technology and styles to t all budgets and lifestyles. HILLSBOROUGH(813) 634-8310MANATEE(941) 524-2259 For a FREE IN-HOME ESTIMATE, call us TODA Y!Shutter & Blind Manufacturing CompanySHUTTERS ~ VERTICALS ~ FAUX WOOD & WOOD HORIZONTAL BLINDS CELLULAR SHADES ~ WOVEN WOODS ~ SUNSCREEN SHADES ~ PRIVACY SHADINGS ~ MORE INSTALLED FREE! INSTALLED FREE! VERTICALS PLANTATION SHUTTERS$1395Sq. Ft. Measured & Installed LIFETIME WARRANTY 2 FAUX BLINDS Our blinds are built with a STEEL HEADRAIL. Unlike the Flimsy Plastic Headrail from the Home CentersMADE IN AMERICA EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES24 W x 36 H ..........$84 Installed 36 W x 50 H ........$175 Installed 48 W x 48 H ........$224 Installed 48 W x 60 H ........$280 Installed 72 W x 62 H ........$434 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 62 H .......$68 Installed 60 W x 62 H .......$75 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$93 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 48 H .......$49 Installed 60 W x 48 H .......$69 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$86 Installed SAVE ENERGY EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES FOR SUN SCREENS24 W x 36 H ....................$49 Installed 36 W x 48 H ....................$62 Installed 52 W x 48 H ....................$93 Installed 72 W x 60 H .................$131 Installed SUN SCREENS Dear Savvy Senior, At age 62, I will be retiring at the end of the year and plan to enroll in Obamacare until my Medicare kicks in. Can you offer me any advice on choosing a plan? Almost Retired Dear Almost, The new health insur ance exchanges also known as Obamacare that begin in 2014 will have a significant impact on millions of Americans who need health insurance, especially pre-Medicare retirees and uninsured baby boomers who often have a difficult time finding affordable coverage. To help ensure you get the best health insurance coverage that fits your needs, here are some things you should know. Health Exchange Overview Starting Oct. 1, you will be able to shop for health insurance policies, and enroll in one directly through your states Health Insurance Mar ketplace website, over the phone, via mail or in person at a designated center. The coverage will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. You can also be reassured to know that federal law prohibits Marketplace insurers from denying you coverage or charging you higher rates if you have a pre-existing health condition. But they are per mitted to set premiums up to three times higher for applicants over the age of 50, and smokers may be charged up to 50 percent more than nonsmokers. To help make coverage affordable, sliding scale tax-credits will be available if you earn less than 400 percent of the poverty level thats $45,960 for a single person and $62,040 for couples. These taxcredit subsidies will provide immediate savings off your monthly premiums. See the Kaiser Family Foundation online calculator (kff. org/interactive/subsidy-calculator) for a premium estimate. Every state will have a Marketplace, but each state can choose how it will operate. Seventeen states and the District of Columbia will run their own state-based Mar ketplace, seven states will partner with the federal government, and 26 states will offer federal Mar ketplaces. The differences between federal and state programs will be subtle. You will be able to access your states marketplace at Healthcare.gov. Policy Choices To make shopping and comparing a little easier, the health plans will be divided into four different levels bronze, silver, gold and platinum. The bronze plan will have the lowest monthly premiums but the highest out-of-pocket costs when you need care, while the platinum plans will have the highest premiums with the lowest out-of-pocket costs.You will also have a variety of health insurance companies to select from. To help you evaluate insurers, the nonprofit National Committee for Quality Assurance offers online report cards at ncqa.org that can help you narrow your choices. Because most plans will be managed-care policies such as HMOs or PPOs that require you to get your care within a network of providers, youll want to make sure that the doctors and hospitals you typically use are covered in the plans youre considering. The new Marketplace plans are expected to offer fewer choices of health-care providers, and whos included may vary quite a bit.You also need to find out what happens if you want to use a doctor or hospital outside a plans network. Will you have to get a referral or pay more to get these services, or will it even be covered at all? Also check the plans formulary, which is the list of prescription drugs they cover, to be sure all the medications you take are covered without excessive co-pays or requirements that you try less expensive drugs first.Get Help If you need some help with all this, the Marketplace Help Center offers a toll-free helpline at 800318-2596. Or, if youd rather get face-to-face assistance, there will be designated centers set up with trained and certified navigators, counselors and application assistors to help you, along with insurance agents and brokers. To find help in your area, call the Marketplace Help Center after Oct. 1 for a referral. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Nor man, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today Show and author of The Savvy Senior book.Health Exchange Shopping Tips for Uninsured Boomers and Early Retirees THE SAVVY SENIORBy Jim Miller 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, Sept. 16 Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, 5 p.m. $7 per person. Menu: Meat Loaf with all the trimmings. Only 50 tickets available. Saturday, Sept. 21 Fashion-Variety Show and Luncheon, 12 Noon for all Elks and their guests. Fashions by Rose Boutique, Performance by the East Bay Drama Club. $10 per person at the door or call Grace Bibisi at 813-645-2089. Monday, Sept. 30 Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, 5 p.m. $7 per person. Menu: Oven Fried Chicken with all the trimmings. Only 50 tickets available. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is a clean, smoke-free environment that accepts all major credit and debit cards and is located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S. in Ruskin. Telephone 813-645-2089.

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10 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 FREE Ear Canal Inspection and Hearing Screening for 7 days Only!Monday Thru Friday September 5th 13thBecause of the comprehensive nature of the hearing screening, please call ahead for your special appointment.Even this X-Large cotton swab is too small to put in your ear. Your ears are actually self-cleaning! Using a cotton swab to clean your ear pushes wax deeper into the ear canal and can create a blockage. Wax blockage is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and we have an easy and painless way to check your ears. Well use a miniaturized camera to do a complete inspection of your ear canal and ear drum to see if theres a wax blockage problem. Please call today to make an appointment for your FREE Ear Canal Inspection! Never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear.Do You Hear, but not Understand? You May Have Hearing Loss.... or Maybe its just WAX....We Can Find Out!Call Now and Take Advantage of our Trade-in Event September 5th 13th Only! Choose from Three Complete Hearing Aid Product LinesTake Advantage of the Trade-In Event!Trade-In Value on ONE Hearing Aid Trade-In Value on TWO Hearing Aids $1,200 BEST VALUE!Trade-in offer is subject to participation and quantity limitations. No other offers or discounts apply. Discount does not appl y to prior sales.0% Financing Available with Approved Credit. All Insurance and Hearing Aid Bene t Plans Welcome. Humana and AARP Discounts Honored.1466 Oak eld Drive Brandon, FL 33511(813) 708-1383Hearing Centers of Southwest Florida139 South Pebble Beach Blvd., Ste 104 Sun City Center, FL 33573(813) 708-1694Walk-ins Welcome! FREE Second Opinions! Proud to be American-Owned & Operated! Voted 1st Place Customer Service and 2nd Place Hearing Aids, 2012www.suncitycenterhearingcenter.com www.hearingcenterofbrandon.com

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 11 Sun City 813-634-28503846 Sun City Center Blvd (next to Bealls in Home Depot Center) M-F 8-8 Sat 9-6 Sun 10-4Brandon Regency 813-681-72672480 W. Brandon Blvd. (next to TJ Maxx & Movie Theater) M-F 9-9 Sat 9-6 Sun 12-5Brandon Causeway 813-651-464011235 Causeway Blvd. (next to Publix across from Wal Mart) M-F 9-9 Sat 9-6 Sun 11-5 OA8 EXP. 9/30/13 OK3 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 7 95Kids Cut (11 & under)Free Shampoo & Lite DrySpecialty cuts, blow-dry style, design lines, set or curling iron extra. Not valid with other offers. Adult CutFree Shampoo & Lite Dry $ 11 95Specialty cuts, blowdry style, design lines, set or curling iron extra. Not valid with other offers. OA6 EXP. 9/30/13 OP 5 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 44 95Quick & Easy Perm WaveFree Shampoo & CutPrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Design wraps extra. Not valid with other offers. OSS1 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 12 00Shampoo & SetPrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Haircut extra. Not valid with other offers. OC7 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 44 95CHI Ionic ColorFree Shampoo & StylePrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Haircut extra. Not valid with other offers. OS2 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 19 95Cut & StyleTMShampoo, Cut & Finished StylePrice will vary with length and/or condition of hair. Specialty cuts/ flat iron extra. Not valid w/other offers. OH2 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 10 offHighlights/LowlightsFree Shampoo & StylePrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Haircut extra. Not valid with other offers. $50 Minimum $ 8 00Buzz Cut (one guard all over)Free ShampooSpecialty cuts and design lines extra. Not valid with other offers. Its that time of year again, local businesses! Its time for you to decide how big a presence you want in our annual Community Profile and Membership Directory. When our Snowbird friends return in the fall, the Chamber will have to double up on volunteers just to handle the number of new directories we hand out. It has become the unofficial handbook of life in and around Sun City Center. In fact, its so comprehensive, its the only thing we send to out-of-staters looking to move here. Our local Realtors love it! While it does list all of our members, both alphabetically and by industry, it is much more than just a listing of businesses. There are large sections covering amenities in the community, restaurants, financial institutions, hospitals and medical care, houses of worship, local attractions and more. It talks about the history of Sun City Center, beginning with Del Webbs dream. It also talks about the top entertainers who come to Hillsborough county, our national sports teams, and shopping districts. It covers local and regional transportation, living options and activities from lawn bowling to pickle ball to fishing and computers. With amazing photography by local photographers, the directory bursts with color and pictures of life here. There are photos of golf courses and lakes, sandhill cranes, jacaranda and palm trees. There are pictures of clubhouses, fitness centers, businesses and the welcome sign. Youll see residents enjoying activities, golf carts on the roads; all pictures that really tell the story of Sun City Center. We are in the process now of updating the book for 2014. Some of you have already had appointments with Carolyn Fish and have signed your contracts. We are By Dana Dittmar, Executive Director SCC Chamber of Commerce You, me and business: Dont miss outdevastated to have to report that Carolyn passed away very unexpectedly in August. Her replacement, Linda Garrett has arrived on the scene and will pick up where Carolyn left off. She will be visiting businesses for the next four weeks to make sure this is our biggest and most comprehensive directory ever. She and I also will work furiously to make sure all the information about life here is current and accurate. Not only is the directory printed and handed out for free, its also on the internet. Just go to Google and search Sun City Center Community Profile. Better yet, Village Profiles Convergence Publishing Program bundles multi-media platforms in mobile and smartphone apps. If you see Linda out and about, be sure to flag her down and let her tell you all about this book. There are some great opportunities for advertising your business in print and on the net. You wont want to be left out of this directory!South County Job Fair is Sept. 27 Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman will host a special South County Job Fair on Friday, Sept. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the HCC SouthShore Campus, 551 24th St. N.E. in Ruskin. The event is being held in association with the Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance, Hillsborough Community College SouthShore and Hillsborough County. Employers are encouraged to participate. Job Fair exhibitor forms are online. With the challenges that we are all facing with the economy, the most important thing that we can do in County Government is to help our unemployed or under-employed citizens to find jobs. When more people are working, more people are saving and spending money at local businesses, and the economy continues to improve, said Commissioner Murman. There is no area that has been hit harder in Commissioner Murmans district than South County. Its still critical that we get people back to work, Murman added. The South County Job Fair is free and open to the public. For more information, call David Robinson at Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance at 813-930-7577 or email him at robinsond@workforcetampa.com Carbon offset credits generated by Hillsborough Countys Resource Recovery Facility have been verified and are now available for pur chase on the voluntary market.The credits represent verified reductions in net greenhouse gas emissions achieved by generating renewable energy-from-waste at the Resource Recovery Facility. The facility, located at 350 Falkenburg Rd., processes up to 1,800 tons of solid waste a day, generating up to 46.5 megawatts of electricity enough to power approximately 30,000 homes. A carbon credit corresponds to one metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent removed, avoided or displaced from the environment. Carbon credits can be purchased or sold between companies, industries, governments and others to meet compliance with carbon emission allowances. There are two types of markets: voluntary and compliance. Each type adheres to a particular standard or certification. Voluntary credits are purchased by companies and organizations interested in voluntarily reducing greenhouse gases. Hillsborough Countys offset credits were approved through the Hillsborough Countys Resource Recovery Facility is selling carbon offset creditsVerified Carbon Standard (VCS), a highly-regarded global standard for the approval of credible voluntary offset credits. In order for carbon offset credits to be approved under the standard, they must represent new reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, meet strict program requirements, and be independently verified by a qualified third party. The credits must be verified annually. The Resource Recovery Facility was expanded in 2009 with the construction of a new 600-ton-perday combustion unit. Because Unit No. 4 was installed after 2002, it is eligible to be evaluated for carbon emissions offsets. The facility produced more than 33,000 carbon units in 2010. Hillsborough County is partnering with Covanta, which is contracted by the County to operate the facility, to sell the carbon credits. According to Covanta, Hillsboroughs facility is only the second waste-to-energy plant in the United States to produce carbon offset credits for the voluntary market. Lee Countys Resource Recovery Facility made their credits available beginning in 2010. Business slow? Advertise in The ObserverWe cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 48,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. For more information visit us on the web at www.ObserverNews.net

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12 OBSERVER NEWS SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 COLORING PICTURE 1) Deedee, Rooney and Bo make up the Doodlebops. Fact or Fiction? 2) Rooney Doodle plays the guitar. Fact or Fiction? 3) The original Wiggles were Greg, Anthony, Murray and Jeff. Fact or Fiction? 4) When the red Wiggle decided to leave the band, Sam replaced him. Fact or Fiction? 5) Laurie Berkner sings Buzz Buzz. Fact or Fiction? 6) Susie, Adam and Bob play in The Laurie Berkner Band. Fact or Fiction? 7) The Jonas Brothers sing Lovebuggy. Fact or Fiction? 8) Kevin, Nick and Joe Jonas starred in Camp Rock. Fact or Fiction? 9) The names of the guys in Big Time Rush are Kendall, James, Carlos and Lincoln. Fact or Fiction? 10) Big Time Rush sings Halfway There. Fact or Fiction?Fact or Fiction?Music Group ChallengeThe music groups that appeal to kids and teens are endless. Here are some questions about some of them. How many can you answer correctly?Answers: 1) Fiction, their names are Deedee, Rooney and Moe, 2) Fact, 3) Fact, 4) Fiction, it was Greg, the yellow Wiggle, who left the band, 5) Fact, 6) Fact, 7) Fiction, they sing Lovebug, 8) Fact, 9) Fiction, their names are Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan, 10) True List 10 words that rhyme with play. 1. ___________ 2. _____________ 3. ____________ 4. ___________ 5. ____________ 6. ____________ 7. __________ 8. ____________ 9. ___________ 10. ___________Some answers: clay, day, fray, gray, hay, may, neigh, pay, ray, stayWhat Rhymes with Name That InstrumentConcert stages are often filled with musical instruments. Fill in the blanks to name some of the instruments that might be found on a concert stage.Answers: 1) Drums 2) Guitar, 3) Piano, 4) Saxophone, 5) Violin, 6) Keyboards, 7) BanjoHave you ever seen a concert and thought how cool it would be to sing to hundreds of fans? While performing can be fun, it can also be a lot of work. Most concerts are part of a tour that travels from town to town, usually by bus for several weeks at a time. In addition to spending a lot of time on the road, performers must also spend a lot of time practicing at each stop on the tour. They must make sure their equipment is set up right, they can move around the stage freely and they sound great. While on tour, performers might also have to attend special events, do interviews, meet with fans and sign autographs. It all depends upon how big the tour is and what the people putting on the tour want.Behind the ScenesJokes and Riddles A: You cant tuna a fish.Whats the difference between a piano and a fish?Q:What kind of concert scares balloons?A: A pop concert.Q: 1 __ R U __ S2 G __ __ T A __3 P I __ N __4 S A __ O __ __ O N E5 __ I O L __ N6 K __ Y __ O A __ D S7 B __ N J __

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From fishermen to divers and novice boaters to experienced captains, the Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show has a wide range of activities to entertain and educate people of all ages and experience levels, including on-the-water training, a chance to SCUBA, dozens of boating and fishing seminars, and much more. Johnathan Hillstrand from Discovery Networks Deadliest Catch will be on hand for interviews and autographs. Anyone 10 and older can take the plunge and discover the world of diving in the heated, 15,000-gallon Be a Diver Pool. Attendees can hone their boating skills with oneand three-hour power boating workshops through the Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training series. Boating courses along Tampa Bay cover topics such as Basic Docking and Fundamental Boat Control; Open Water Boat Handling & Safety; and Anchoring and Multi-Vessel Rafting Techniques. Attendees can also explore Freds Shed DIY Seminars & Interactive Learning Center for free professional advice and hands-on clinics on boat maintenance, repair and upgrade techniques; as well as visit the Fishing Center for seminars covering topics for every angling enthusiast. Hundreds of new boats from the regions top dealers will be on display in-water and inside the Tampa Convention Center, from luxury yachts and fishing vessels to family cruisers, plus booths filled with cutting edge marine accessories and electronics. The Tampa Convention Center is at 333 South Franklin St. in Tampa. The show opens at 10 a.m. each day; it closes at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets and details, visit TampaBoatShow.com or call 954441-3220. Spend the night under the stars at Edward Medard Regional Park in November, and take your familys first step into a lifetime filled with healthy, outdoor fun during Hillsborough Countys Great American Camp-Out. The Camp-Out starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 and runs till 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. This event, hosted by the Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, is perfect for those who have never camped before and want to learn how to set up a tent, cook outdoors, and learn camping skills in a family-friendly, supervised setting. Campers can choose to participate in planned activities including crafts and outdoor games, or they can simply enjoy the park on their own. Families wishing to participate must have at least one child 12 years of age and or younger with the adults. No pets or alcohol allowed. Edward Medard Regional Park is located at 6140 Turkey Creek Rd. in Plant City. The cost is $2 per vehicle, up to eight people per car entry. Recommended items to bring include blanket, bottled water, flashlight and extra batteries, insect repellent, ponchos, sleeping bags (or sheet and blankets), sleeping pad or air mattress or just a plastic sheet over old newspapers, tent (blanket and tarp), and warm clothes. Those wishing to get a little more fun out of the Great American Camp-Out should bring binoculars, board games and cards, camera, camp chairs, football, GPS device, musical instruments and song books, or something to read. For more information, on how to rent a tent, and to register, contact Mary Clements Fowler, Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, at 813-635-3519.Great American Camp-Out is in November Traffic was heavy on our waterways with boats of all shapes and sizes. Those having a long Labor Day weekend spent their time in a boat fishing or sight seeing. If you dont have a boat, there will be a boat show, at Tampa Convention Center this weekend. Boats for mullet fishing, deep sea fishing, cabin cruising, probably one for any type of fishing, fresh water or salt water, canoes and kayaks. I saw some unusual names of boats such as: The Second Time Around; now was this his second marriage or his second boat? Your Judgeship: does he look up to his boat with respect or did a judge award him enough money to buy the boat? The Snooze: does he like to take a nap and go to sleep or is he a lazy angler? The Highflyer: this one tells me that he likes to go fast. Poor Mabel: did Mabel die and he bought the boat or is he poor because the up-keep of the boat? My Plantation: he must be from the south, or is he the master of his boat and crew? Many boats I saw had womens names on them, could be wives or ex-girl friends. Those who did fish, reported a great catch they took home to grill. If you are feeding a crowd, it is best to learn to throw a cast net and get a dozen mullet at a time. They are great deep fried and served with cheese grits and hush puppies. Schools of mullet may be found in canals, lagoons, rivers and in the bay. Those who have mastered the net can tell when a school is passing by. Mullet do soar in the air and jump along, so watch for this, and when they settle down throw your net in a complete circle over them. I saw many redfish catches. One legal per person per day not less than l8 or more than 27 inches. This fish is big enough to stuff. Try a mushroom and tomato stuffing. Use about three large Ruskin tomatoes skinned and chopped, one cup chopped mushrooms,one half cup bread crumbs or store bought stuffing. Mix with salt, pepper to taste, and three or four tablespoons of melted butter. Stuff cavity of redfish, bake at 350 degrees until fish tests flakey. Time depends upon size of fish. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.By Jonie MaschekMember: Florida Outdoor Writers Association Fish Tales: Boat show, names and recipesFlounder catches were many. This is an excellent food value fish, stuffed, fried, broiled or baked. Its good for you as it is a lean white meated fish. Try making your own tartar sauce: With a cup of mayonnaise, add one tablespoon of the following: chopped green olives, chopped pickles, chopped or ground onions, chives, and parsley. Mix and chill. Your own cocktail sauce is made from one half cup of tomato sauce, a dash of Tabasco, Worcestershire, 2 teaspoon lemon juice, two tablespoons chopped onions, may season with salt and pepper to taste. Chill and serve The usual sheepshead catches were made along with the flounder catches. This is a lean white meat fish, but not like the flounder which has no bones. The sheepshead is full of bones, but well worth the effort. l2 inches is legal catch Fresh water fishing proved to be great with pan fish, bass, and catfish catches. If you fish on both the Alafia and the Little Manatee Rivers, you will need a freshwater fishing license. 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And, as a child from a family of considerable means, he also felt compelled to have much of his life documented in official records including a somewhat premature last will and testament made before a court in New York in the 1680s. He left his family home in Germany during what were likely the darkest years of the Thirty Years War, arriving in Amsterdam to become a journeyman baker. Soon after, he made his way to the New World to start all over again. He was one of 23 men who signed on to charter the community of Bushwick, now part of Brooklyn, New York; he made things happen, got into trouble, lost everything and worked his way back more than once. He was the essence of what could be considered an American more than a century before there was an America. His grandson, William, who also opened the Traphagen Tavern, now the Beekman Arms, the oldest continuously operating hotel in the United States, founded the town of Rhinebeck, New York. I visited the Beekman Arms in the hopes of finding ghosts, which unfortunately proved elusive. On the upside, I had the rare experience of not having to spell out my name when I made a dinner reservation at the hotels Traphagen Tavern restaurant. More, on that trip I made contact with an archivist from New York State who later managed to find Willems will in the state records, bringing his words and sentiments forward through the centuries. Willem was likely in his 70s when he passed away, a remarkable feat in a place and an age when life expectancy was only 40 or so years. Through his failures, successes and words, he lives on today, but only because people took the time to find him. For me, that is fortuitous as he carries with him lessons on life. From him, I know the worst can be overcome, that life isnt merely any given moment, it is a collection of times good and bad with things tending to work out in the end. Back in the SouthShore Library, I found a book revealing that another relative had been paid $58 for his role in the War of 1812. While the resources at the county libraries are impressive, you can also learn a great deal from your home computer, with a plethora of both free and subscription-based genealogy websites, the largest of which, Ancestry.com, makes tracing your past an easy and fascinating experience. Moving through the centuries, I found that Henry Traphagen was the mayor of Jersey City in 1874, Ethel Traphagen, a New York fashion designer, is credited with bringing shorts and slacks for women into the mainstream in the early 1900s and Dake Traphagen, a luthier, is still building beautiful, high-end classical guitars in Washington State. Although Ill hopefully never be tied to a stake in the town square, thanks to Willem Ill know that not only would I survive it, I could move on to better things. Genealogy provides the advantage of seeing the lives of distant family members in entirety, revealing that in the end, things tend to work out as they should. Thanks to genealogy, I found a trail blazed by my ancestors that can still be followed today. Visit www.observernews.net or www.riverviewcurrent.com for direct links to the resources mentioned in this article. The South Bay Genealogical Society of Sun City Center meets at noon on the third Tuesday of each month from September through May in the Royal Palm Room at Little Harbor Resort.At the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin, genealogists from the South Bay Genealogical Society are available three days each week to help those interested in researching their past. They also have a great deal of experience in helping to decipher 17th Century ship manifests to the New World. The Beekman Arms, founded as the Traphagen Tavern, is the oldest continuously operating hotel in the United States. Thanks to genealogy, I was able to walk in the footsteps of my ancestors.

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Exp. 9/30/13 1 Pier Drive, RuskinLEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DININGSteaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BARLive Music Every Wed. 5-9 and Sat. 6-10OPEN 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 Temporarily Closed for Remodeling813.645.2000 On the road again La Jolla, California!u a quaint trolley with open-air cars. This was replaced in the early 1900s by a streetcar named the Red Devil, a name which today would be considered politically incorrect. The beaches, superb climate and scenery of La Jolla were the draw and Paradise was discovered by the outside world. But it was a paradise devoid of modern conveniences. Accommodations consisted mainly of tents set up by visitors for overnight stays. The one existing downtown hotel suffered the fate of so many early wooden structures. It burned down. La Jollas adolescence began in 1913 with the publishing of a local newspaper, establishment of the La Jolla Womens Club and the opening of the Colonial Apartment and Hotel. Over the ensuing years,the sleepy seaside village of La Jolla and the small hotel have grown up side-by-side. The Grande Colonial isnt just part of La Jolla; it is the heart of La Jolla. The Grande Colonial grew to its present size and elegance because of the vision of its owners who wanted to provide civilized, comfortable and convenient accommodations for visitors. This historic landmark hotel is located just steps from miles of beautiful southern California beaches. Many of its rooms overlook the Pacific providing guests with dramatic views of the seemingly endless Pacific and crashing surf on the cliffs below. Grande Colonials modern 5-story main building opened in 1928 as the Colonial Hotel. Since then the hotel has gone through several extensive renovations. After major renovations in 1976, the name was changed to the Colonial Inn. The last renovation was completed in 2008 when the hotel was given its current namethe Grande Colonial. The year was 2001 when the street level space previously occupied by Putnams Pharmacy and Soda Fountain, and then Putnams Grill, was transformed into the elegant NINE-TEN Restaurant and Bar just off the hotels lobby. A world-class restaurant was born. Since opening, the restaurant has received many prestigious awards including an extraordinary to perfection rating by Zagat and was named San Diegos Best Hotel Restaurant. Our dinner there was excellent and the staff was very knowledgeable and attentive.Eighty-five years ago, Putnams Pharmacy and Soda Fountain provided outdoor seating for its patrons who ordered ice cream sodas. The hotel has continued this 85 year old tradition but todays patrons order cocktails and food served in an upscale setting. During its pharmacy and soda fountain days, the father of actor Gregory Peck (To Kill A Mockingbird, et al) worked at Putnams as a pharmacist. After WW II, this local boy and world famous actor would add greatly to the renown of the village when he and other famous stars opened a summer stock theatre. The La Jolla Playhouse became an overnight success bringing the luminaries of Hollywood to the village earning La Jolla the title of Little Hollywood. The Grande Colonial was the hotel of choice for Hollywood notables. It was, and still is the center of elegance and dining and continues to be the residence of choice for celebrities. Within walking distance of the Grande Colonial are world class shopping, dining and entertainment. A short drive will take you to an abundance of excellent golf courses and of course the La Jolla Playhouse is still open for business. The Grande Colonial is a complex of four buildings surrounding a heated pool. In all, there are a combined total of 93 guest rooms and suites. Today, its 5-story signature Main Building has 61 rooms and suites. When it opened in 1928 rooms went for $3.00 to $6.00 per night and included golf privileges at the La Jolla Country Club. Guests opting for extended stays and wanting a measure of extra space, privacy and kitchen facilities can stay at any one of three boutique hotels adjacent to the main building. Two of these buildings, the Colonial Hotel and Apartments and the Little Hotel-by-the-Sea, are the last of the areas original small inns and have been designated by the Village of La Jolla as historic sites. Accommodations in the original 2-story, 10-suite Colonial Hotel and Apartments building went for $1.00 per night when it opened in 1913. It was designed in the popular Prairie Style of the time. The advertising boasted that rooms had private baths, steam heat, electric lights and other modern conveniences. The Little Hotel by-the-Sea, the building closest to the ocean and built in what I would call California beach-style apartment design, has eight extended-stay suites. The original self-service Otis elevator with its accordion or scissor gate is still in operation whisking guests to their suites on the second floor and the rooftop patio. The last building in what the hotel refers to as its Grande Hotel Family, is the Garden Terraces. The Spanish-style design building has clay roof tiles and a stucco exterior. Ten extended-stay suites are spread out on over two floors. The Grande Colonial Family has been referred to by many as one of the most elegant boutique hotels in California. We can certainly agree with that. found everything to be as advertised. It was a delight being a guest here and we definitely plan on a return visit.Grande Colonial hotel, La Jolla, CA.

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20 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 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. Practicing Dentistry for 26 years Chuck Fredericks, Lab Technician, 41 years experienceIn-House Denture Lab Choices Made in Just One Week**New Patients and Emergencies Are Always WelcomeMost Major Insurance Plans AcceptedFREEDENTURE CONSULTATION OR 2nd OPINIONwith patient bringing current x-ray. Limit one per patient. FULL MOUTH SERIES OFX-RAYS & EXAMfor $95and receive a $100 credit toward your acount for future treatment. 0210 0150 LA Fitness Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical Sun Hill Optical McDonalds Hess Station Hess Station Publix Post Office Dollar General Sav-A-Lot HWY. 60 Boyette Rd. S.R. 674Valrico Rd.VALRICO (813) 653-2244 RIVERVIEW (813) 672-8100 SUN CITY CENTER (813) 634-6344 Sun Hill Optical SAVE $100Some restrictions apply. Most prescriptions. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 9/30/13 CR39CONTACTS Progressive No-Line Bifocalsmonth supply starter kit with exam7$99$149The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee, examination or treatmentINSURANCES ACCEPTED: United Healthcare, EyeMed, VBA, Spectra, Humana, Freedom, VCP, Advantica, Optimum, Davis Vision and many moreVision insurance for employees of Hillsborough County, Media General, Publix, Citigroup, Verizon, FedEX, Ford, and many more. THE 2010 McMullen Rd. SCC Plaza 7 $ 99 $ 149*with purchase of complete pair of Prescription Glasses Expires 9/30/13 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 9/30/13 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 9/30/13 CR39$25* $25* with rebateon a Complete Pair of Glasses SAVE $ 100 C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273. BuckyBucky is a super-sweet Terrier/ Beagle mix with a big personality. He is typically happy-go-lucky and loves attention. He knows how to sit on command and is very eager to please. He also walks nicely while on leash. Bucky is a total lap dog, too! He is just the right size for somebody who wants a big personality in a small body. Bucky has a ton of love to share and will make a loyal companion. As part of Buckys adoption, he will be neutered, microchipped and brought current on his vaccinations. DOB: August 2, 2012.PHOTOS MARLENE GREENBERgG OreoOreo is a handsome boy with a loving personality. Unfortunately, his owners could no longer care for him. He has been busy flirting with the gals in his cat condo and watching the birds from the lanai. He would really like to find his forever home though. Wont you visit and give Oreo a second chance at happiness? Oreo is neutered and fully vaccinated and micro chipped. DOB: June 2, 2011. 3rd Annual Arts & Crafts Show comes to Valencia LakesValencia Lakes Festival Club will hold its 3rd Annual FREE Arts and Crafts Show, Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year the show will be indoors in club house, 16003 Valencia Club Dr. on US 301, 1 mile north of SR 674, Sun City Blvd. (north of Walmart). View more than 40 artists and crafters from around the area: St Pete, Tampa, HCC students and Sarasota. In addition, there will be 20+ local vendors. Food will be available from several food vendors, as well. Parking is free, and there will be a free raffle for Big Prize. The event is expected to draw more than 2000 people this year. For more information, contact Kay at 305-794-1955. At 7 p.m. the following evening, Sunday, Oct. 6, there will be a concert featuring the group Comfort Zone, performing a combination of harmony and songs from the s and s. Tickets will be on sale at the show for $18 per person. The concert will take place in the club house.Get your business online workshop offeredThe Small Business Development Center at Hillsborough County will be offering the following free business workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 9:30 11:30 a.m. at the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce, 137 Harbor Village Lane, Apollo Beach. Getting Your Business Online Ready to get on the World Wide Web? We will discuss how to locate a Web site host, site design, best practices, design software and eCommerce. This is a very basic class. In addition, business consultants are available on-site at the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce every Wednesday to provide free one-on-one consulting. For more information or to register for the workshop and/or consulting, visit the website: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/sbic or call 813.914.4028, option 4. Be sure to search our classified section starting on page 28 Have something to announce yourself? Call Beverly813-645-3111

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 21 Sun City Senior Living Presents A Special Town Hall Meetingwith Judy Martin You are invited to join usas Sun City Senior Living Hosts Judy MartinDirector of Development & Community OutreachSt. Josephs Hospital SouthTake this unique opportunity to view renderings of the expansion and a model of the new facilities. Learn more directly from the source as Judy shares with us: Services that will be offered Advances of the new hospital Benets of the communityReserve your seat by September 5th(813) 938.2261Seating is limited for this special eventwww.PacicaSunCity.com 3855 Upper Creek Drive Sun City Center, FL 33573Assisted Living Memory Care Assisted LivingLicense No 7290 Dear Editor:I had to laugh while reading your article (Designing the Future South Shore, Aug. 29). Those planners never get tired of talking about growth and population projections. They still dont get the point that we dont have enough water resources to fully support Hillsboroughs existing population, let alone hundreds of thousand more people. We have had water restrictions every year for as long as I can remember, so how are we going to suddenly have enough water for half again as many residents? Add 15 or 20 Desal plants? Pump the aquifer dry? Dam up all our rivers and drink them dry? At some point the powers to be will realize that the vast majority Letter to the Editorof people dont want Hillsborough to model Dade County and become totally urbanized. We dont have to allow unlimited growth. If we restrict growth, theyll go somewhere else. Then I wont have to drive on failed roads, pay admission to get into County parks, be able to check out a library book without being on a waiting list for weeks, be able to water my yard as needed and Hillsborough will still be a nice place to live. Bob Minthorn Former member, Alafia River Basin Board Former member, Gibsonton Community Plan Planning Committee Former member, SouthShore RoundtableEarthTalk E The Environmental MagazineA new twist on sharingDear EarthTalk: Some green groups are promoting the simple notion of sharing as a way to green communities and combat waste. Can you explain? Becky Lipscomb, Centereach, NY In a shareable world, things like car sharing, clothing swaps, childcare coops, potlucks and cohousing make life more fun, green and affordable.PHOTO BY CLAPSTAR, cCOURTESY FLIcCKREveryone from Florida who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free live oak trees as part of the Foundations Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees for the benefit of the environment and quality of life. With one million members, the Arbor Day Foundation is the nations largest nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees. Those who plant live oak trees will enjoy shade and splendor for years and years to come, said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. These trees will also Join the Arbor Day Foundation and get 10 free live oak treesadd to the proud heritage of Floridas 165 Tree City USA communities. For the last 36 years, Tree City USA has supported effective urban forest management across Florida, and planting these trees will enhance the states treeplanting tradition. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between Oct. 15 and Dec. 10. The 6-to-12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructions are enclosed with each shipment of trees. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation will also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care. To receive 10 free live oak trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Ten Live Oaks, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410The convergence of environmental awareness and consumer culture has created a whole new movement today whereby sharing is cool. Indeed, some environmentalists view sharing as key to maintaining our quality of life and our sanity in an increasingly cluttered world. Sharing is a relatively simple concept and a basic part of human life, reports Janelle Orsi on Shareable, an online magazine that tells the story of sharing. Whats new is that people are applying sharing in innovative and far-reaching ways, many of which require complex planning, new ways of thinking and organizing, and new technologies. In short, people are taking sharing to new levels, ranging from relatively simple applications of sharing to community-wide sharing initiativesand beyond. In a shareable world, things like car sharing, clothing swaps, childcare coops, potlucks, and cohousing make life more fun, green, and affordable, reports Shareable. When we share, not only is a better life possible, but so is a better world. The nonprofit Freecycle Network, which runs a Craigslist-style website where people can list items they want to give away, pioneered using the Internet to facilitate diverting reusable goods from landfills when it launched back in 2003. To date, more than nine million individuals across 5,000 different regions have used the groups freecycle.org website to find new homes for old items. According to Shareable, other examples such as Zipcar, Wikipedia, Kiva and Creative Commons show how successful sharing can be. They show whats possible when we share. They show that we dont act merely for our own good, but go out of our way to contribute to the common good. They show that we can solve the crises we face, and thrive as never before. They show that a new world is emerging where the more you share the more respect you get, and where life works because everyone helps each other. Shareable and the Center for a New American Dream, a nonprofit that highlights the connections between consumption, quality of life and the environment, have collaborated on the production of the new Guide to Sharing, a free downloadable booklet loaded with practical ideas about exchanging stuff, time, skills and space. Some of the ideas in the guide include: organizing a community swap; starting a local toy, seed or tool library; launching a skills exchange where community members can swap professional skills like carpentry or grant-writing; or setting up a food, transportation or gardening co-op. Some other sharing tips include car-sharing, gift circles, sharing backyard chickens with neighbors and launching a free market where people meet to trade skills and stuff. For her part, Janelle Orsi envisions a future where public land is dedicated to community gardening, public libraries also lend tools, equipment and other goods, and citywide bike sharing, carpooling and wifi programs are all the rage. Orsi and others warn we had better get used to sharing, as it is here to stay. CONTACTS: Freecycle Network, www.freecycle.org; Shareable, www. shareable.net; Center for a New American Dream, www.newdream. org.EarthTalk is written and edited by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss and is a registered trademark of E The Environmental Magazine (www.emagazine.com). Send questions to: earthtalk@emagazine.com. Subscribe: www.emagazine.com/subscribe.

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22 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 BookwormUsed Paperbacks, Hardbacks Childrens & Specialty Books!7414 Commerce St. Riverview, FL 33578Bookworms4U@gmail.com(1 Block west of Hwy. 301, off Riverview Dr.)(813) 443-0968Used Books Nexium 20 mg ..............$28/monthCrestor 10 mg ..............$30/monthViagra 100 mg .......................$3/upAdvair 250/50mcg ...........(3) $164 Cymbalta 30 mg ..........$34/monthCelebrex 200 mg .........$30/month $10 OFFInitial OrderCANADIAN MEDS SOUTHDISCOUNT PRES CRIPTION DRUGS2Locations APOLLO SUN CITY CENTER BEACH KP Main Clubhouse (813) 413-7912sue@canadianmedssouth.com Dr. Robert A. Norman and AssociatesDermatologist Offering Laser, Botox, Restylane and various cosmetic products & services MOBILE RADIATIONSame Day Appointments FREE Skin ScreeningInsurance accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, WellCare, Staywell, Healthease and many more CABINET REFACINGDoor and Drawer Replacement Water Damage Repair or ReplacementCOUNTERTOPSGranite Cultured Marble Solid Surface South Shore Cabinet Works, Inc.We are local, doing business for 30+ years!813 493-3330 Licensed & Insured RUSKIN, FL 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? Ruskin Animal Hospital & Cat Clinic Drs. Ott, Slaughter, Waldy & Heaton PET TIP: A kitten that bites when lightly petted or gently held, or in response to attempts to move him is cause for concern. That kitten will probably grow to become an aggressive cat. Ruskin VFW Post #6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N. has listed the following weekly activities. Meetings are: VFW and LAVFW on the 2nd Wednesday each month; and MAVFW on the 3rd Thursday each month. Chapel duty at the VA Hospital every Sunday all month, 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 Fish Fry 4:30-7 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan, 7 p.m. Queen of hearts, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept.15 Music by Bert & Sassy 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 Spaghetti dinner to help on exp Parade, 4:30, $7 Tuesday, Sept. 17 Games in Lounge 1-4 p.m. Kitchen opens 4:30 p.m. Bingo 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. County and TECO partnering in new residential constructionStarting this month, residential developers will have an opportunity to bring permanent electricity to their new construction projects as they begin. Hillsborough County is collaborating with Tampa Electric Company (TECO) to provide residential contractors the ability to obtain a permanent meter installed on single-family detached dwellings and model homes during construction. The Temporary Underground Electrical Permits, or TUG, Program eliminates the need for temporary power poles on sites, and allows for permanent power to the structure prior to securing a Final Electrical Inspection. While this option is only available for new single family detached dwellings at this time, there are three main advantages to the residential contractors: the structure at an early stage of construction rary power poles on sites construction, thus saving time and money Full program requirements and the TUG application are available at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/ DocumentCenter/View/8783. RUSKIN BrR ANCH LIbr BR Ar R Y Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged p.m. Bring an iPad/iPhone and operation questions to the class, which will demonstrate how to use the device and popular functions. General Settings, Security, iCloud, Software, and Apps. How to open an Apple account, Internet access, and more. Learn to create, save, print, and edit documents. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills are recommended. Discover the basics of font formatting, changing font type, size and color and page setup, margins, paper orientation. Word I is recommended. Learn paragraph formatting from setting margins to line spacing and how to create bulleted and numbered lists. Word II is recommended. Create professional looking tables for form and lists, format table structure, and more. Previous experience with Microsoft Word is recommended. Tampa Bay Symphony announces its 27th seasonMusic Director/Conductor Mark SforziniThe Tampa Bay Symphony announces its 27th season, the second under its new Music Director and Conductor, Mark Sforzini. The orchestra has more than 80 classically-trained volunteer players, many of them music teachers and others who have played professionally. Sforzini said, I think it has the potential to be one of the finest community orchestras in the country. Sforzini, who is also a composer and was principal bassoonist with the Florida Orchestra for 15 seasons, continues as the Executive and Artistic Director of St. Petersburg Opera. Fall concerts will feature Fred Gratta as soloist in Haydns Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major. The orchestra will also play the Overture to Ruy Blas by Mendelssohn and the Brahms Symphony No. 3. Concerts will be Saturday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m. in the Arts Auditorium on the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus at 2465 Drew St.; Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N in downtown St. Petersburg; and Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. The Winter concerts will feature Robert Smith, trumpet soloist, in Arutunians Trumpet Concerto. Also on the program, Russian Sailors Dance from Glieres ballet, The Red Poppy, and Tchaikovskys Symphony No. 6 Pathetique. Performances will be Sunday, Feb. 16, at 4 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for Performing Arts, Tampa; Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N in downtown St. Petersburg, and Sunday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. in the Arts Auditorium, St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. The Spring concerts in April and May will feature the Young Artist Competition winner(s) performing with the orchestra, which will also play Three Dances from The Three-Cornered Hat by Manuel de Falla. Performances will be Sunday, April 27, at 4 p.m.in Ferguson Hall, Straz Center, Tampa; Tuesday, April 29, 8 p.m. at the Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg; and Sunday, May 4, 4 p.m. in the Arts Auditorium on the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. One of the goals of the Tampa Bay Symphony is to encourage young people in classical music. For 27 years the Young Artist Competition has awarded at least one scholarship and the opportunity to perform in the Spring concerts with the Tampa Bay Symphony. Applications must be received by Sept. 30, 2013. See the website for a brochure with information. Tickets at the door are $20 for adults and free for students. Students 18 and over must show student ID. For additional information, visit www.TampaBaySymphony.org.Marines Marine Corps Pvt. Austin B. Hallquist, a 2012 graduate of East Bay High School, Gibsonton, Fla., earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. For 13 weeks, Hallquist stayed committed during some of the worlds most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included closeorder drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, mar tial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week prior to graduation, Hallquist endured The Crucible, a 54hour final test of recruits minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time. Navy Navy Seaman Hayley L. Niehaus, a 2013 graduate of East Bay Senior High School, Gibsonton, Fla., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Niehaus completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. The capstone event of boot camp is Battle Stations. This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. Battle Stations is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and CommitArmy Army Pvt. Joshua M. Johnston has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises. Johnston is the son of Michelle Medick and stepson of Robert Senn, both of Riverview. He is a 2012 graduate of Riverview High School.. ment. Its distinctly Navy flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a Sailor.

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 25 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 BUNDLE$150Per Axle + TaxOIL CHANGE$1995 EMERGENCY SERVICES Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.813-645-7653 By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net Observations: Good stuffJOBS! JOBS JOBS!Sponsored by The Observer News, Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance and WorkNet Pinellas.I have a secret pick-me-up for when Im feeling beaten down and discouraged about life: I drive to the West Marine store in Apollo Beach and stand before the navigation section. There, in a too-small space, are charts, books and instruments with ancient roots, instruments that long pre-date but are still relevant in an age when global positioning technology has matured to the point of ubiquity. Over the past few weeks, Ive stood in front of that small section of store shelves at least five times. In those chart books are adventure and places yet undiscovered (to me, at least) and proof (again to me, at least) that Im not done yet. I still have places to go and things to see. The charts suggest the places; the compasses and instruments show me the way. The past few weeks havent been the best but, as always, there have been silver linings to the dark clouds that I imagined have hovered over me. On the day before my boat was hit by lightning, those dark clouds were thick, blinding me to what I would otherwise see as beautiful. I was driving and noticed my car was on empty so I pulled into the Chevron station on U.S. 41 in Ruskin. I decided to pick up something in the convenience store so I pre-paid for my gas, along with my purchases. I drove off, ran home and then drove to a grocery store in Apollo Beach. It was on the way back home that I noticed my cars fuel gauge was now showing below empty. I forgot to actually put the prepaid gas into the tank of my car. For the first time in 34 years of driving, I ran out of gas, nearly a mile away from home. While a bag of ice and frozen groceries melted in the relentless 90+ degree heat, I walked home to get our old truck, better known as a dog hauler. Naturally, since it had been sitting largely unused, the battery was dead and a tire that had supposedly been repaired a month prior was flat. With sweat pouring off of me, I got out a battery charger and an air compressor got the truck started and ran back to the same gas station to fill up a fuel jug for my car, left on the side of a road. Of course my pre-paid fuel was no longer there. I poured the fuel jug into the car and drove home, now leaving the truck behind. I decided to ride my bike back rather than making the walk. I guess I shouldnt have been surprised about the flat tires but hey! I had an air compressor MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOThere were many silver linings in the dark clouds that brought on the lightning that hit and damaged my boat. Everything can be fixed and my appreciation for the good stuff in life has returned.at the ready. I managed to get halfway down the street before the rusted chain fell off and jammed itself into the rear wheel. And then the tire went flat again. Inexplicably, I walked that bike more than a quarter of a mile before I realized that I would be driving back that way with a truck and could therefore just pick it up. The next day my boat got hit by lightning. Cue the navigation section at the West Marine store. For whatever reason, Im not dead yet and I do still have things to see. And thats when I started seeing some of the good stuff. When my boat was hit, Village Marina dock master Kevin Lefler was out into the storm, arriving at my slip before the fire department, to check to make certain I was OK. He has since repeatedly offered any assistance he could provide. The next week I stopped into the Chevron station in Ruskin for gas and asked the manager what ended up happening to my prepaid gas. Youre the one! he said in reply. It turns out he saw me drive off without putting in the gas and cancelled the transaction. The credit for your card should show up on your statement, he said. Wow there are still honest people in this world. Steve Fagan, owner of the Mullet Shack, stopped by to drop off some of his delicious smoked mullet and mullet spread. It turns out that Steve was out fishing when that same storm hit. He said in 30 years on the water, he had never seen anything like it and, although miles from home, had considered getting off his boat and finding a place to more safely weather the storm. Both of us are lucky to be alive. And his mullet spread added a taste and good feeling to that good fortune. Then there are also the many emails I received from you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your compassion helped to drive away a good bit of feeling sorry for myself and reminded me of what is important in life. On the surface it would seem that it is going to cost thousands of dollars in replacing equipment on the boat simply to get back to where I was. But that isnt entirely true because where Im going now is better than where I was before. Ive learned a lot from my experience. Ive seen the Yin and the Yang both are integral parts of this world but it is the actions and compassion of people, sometimes seemingly minute but powerful nonetheless, that make the bad doable. Perhaps that I lived at all also showed the compassion of God.Prior to a few weeks ago, my boat was increasingly neglected as I was increasingly focused more on distractions. But now Im back on it and Im happier for it. Stepping aboard I can feel the adventure, I know she is capable of taking us anywhere in the world. Once again I look out into the Gulf of Mexico and wonder what it is like over the horizon. The distractions have been minimized, my outlook has changed and improved. And all it took was a little potentially lethal wakeup call shot down from the sky, along with some really good people like you. I feel better than ever standing in front of the navigation section at West Marine. Life is out there. Its good stuff. COMMERCIAL SHEETFED AND WEB PRINTERS210 Woodland Estates Ave. S.W.RUSKIN645-4048 From Design to FinishPRINTINGCall us on your next printing project! New Manatee Alert App designed to help manatees A Florida-based corporation, EarthNC, through its conservation venture Conserve.IO, has teamed up with Save the Manatee Club to help boaters reduce the chance of hitting and harming manatees in Florida waterways, with the free Manatee Alert App. This smart-phone-based map displays instructive visual alerts, notifying boaters when they are approaching manatee speed zones. It also helps facilitate the reporting of injured manatees and manatee harassment to the proper authori ties to ensure urgent help where needed. The new Manatee Alert App is a good example of how smart phone technology can help the public become better informed, help protect an endangered species, and contribute to preserving our environment, says Brad Winney of Conserve.IO. With the majority of the public now having some form of smart phone or tablet, applications like Manatee Alert can provide safety and conservation messages in real-time. During the busy Labor Day weekend and throughout the year, manatees are especially vulnerable to the heavy boat traffic moving through the waterways in every direction. Floridas manatees have already suffered a catastrophic year due to a prolonged red tide event in southwest Florida and an unknown toxin in the Indian River Lagoon. There have been 717 manatee deaths from all causes so far through Aug. 9, 2013, which is higher than any previous years total mortality, with exception of the cold stress mortality event in 2010. At the current rate, the mor tality for 2013 will likely break all previous yearly mortality records since record keeping began. In addition to these complex events, boat collisions continue to pose a serious long-term threat to the manatee population. Since many manatees inhabiting Florida waters bear the scars from past encounters with boats, use of the Manatee Alert App can go a long way towards preventing such injuries and deaths, says Dr. Katie Tripp, Save the Manatee Clubs Director of Science and Conservation. The Florida boating community is encouraged to get the free Manatee Alert App as well as Save the Manatee Clubs free public awareness materials to help prevent manatee injuries, suffering, and death. Waterproof boating banners, dock signs for Florida shoreline proper ty owners, boating decals, and waterway cards containing safe boating information, are available by contacting Save the Manatee Club via e-mail at education@savethe manatee.org, by regular mail at 500 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751, or by calling toll free at 1-800-432-JOIN (5646). Manatee protection tips for boaters can also be found on the Clubs website at www.savethemanatee.org/boater tips.htm.Go to http://bit.ly/15EYen6 to download the free Manatee Alert App. Conserve.IO, based in Delray Beach, develops mobile applications for conservation organizations. For more info, go to www.conserve.io.

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26 \000s eXi[hl[h\000d[mi\000\000\000iYY\000eXi[hl[h SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 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— \006\011\006\006\001\017\031\034\035\036\001\025\036\004\001\025\030\001 \001\024\037\035\032\031\033\002\001\017\021\001 \001\011\007\010\003\012\011\005\012 Ruskin United Methodist Church First Street & 4th Ave. NW, Ruskin (behind Suntrust Bank) ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND WORSHIP WITH US: SUNDAY MORNINGS: Rev. Richard Nussel Phone: 645-1241 Nov. April..................8:30 a.m. and All Year...............10:45 a.m. Sunday School............9:30 a.m. Day Care Available Mon. 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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 33573 Phone/Fax: 813-633-5950 WEEKLY SERVICES: Sunday 9 a.m.......................Bible Study 11 a.m.....................Bible Study 10 a.m. & 6 p.m............Worship Wednesday 6 p.m....Prayer Meeting/Bible Study (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. 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Sun City Center (813)634 2590 SHABBAT SERVICES FRIDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM TORAH STUDY SATURDAY AT 12 NOON MORNING SERVICES 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAY 10AM EVERYONE IS WELCOME Richard Edwin Schuler Richard Edwin Schuler, age 79, passed away on August 25, 2013 in Tampa, Fl. He was born in St. Louis, Mo. on March 11, 1934. Richard was an avid cyclist and swing dancer; he was a longtime businessman in St. Louis and a wellrespected caterer in the Sun City Center area of Florida. He is survived by son Richard, daughter Laura, and wife Linda. There will be a celebration of life at King’s Point Borini Theater in Sun City Center on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to C.A.R.E., a local no-kill animal shelter. A man brought his arrogant, bitter and cruel boss home for dinner. He had spoken often about how difficult it was to work for him. His son stared at the guest for quite some time but said nothing. Finally, the boss asked, “Why are you staring at me?” “Because,” said the boy, “dad says you are a self-made man and I’m wondering why you made yourself the way you are.” The Bible tells us that we were created in the image of God, that we were intended to be like Him. Whenever we try to make our selves into something other than what God intended for us to be, we end up in disaster. God has great plans for each of us. He wants our lives to be filled with the joy that comes from knowing His Son, Jesus Christ as our Savior. He wants us to feel the comfort of His presence. He wants us to realize that His peace is available when our hearts are troubled. Most of all He wants us to give Him first place in our lives. When we do this, we will have life with a capital “L.” Visit us at: SowerMinistries.org. Brandon church offers alternative to trick-or-treating From tots to teens, youngsters throughout the community are invited to join their friends and neighbors for an early evening of free fun and food from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27 at the First United Methodist Church of Brandon when it holds its annual Fall Festival. Church members will be host ing Trunk-N-Treat, a wholesome Halloween alternative featuring decorated car trunks filled with candy and other treats. Costumes are encouraged, except for those that may be scary, evil or offen sive to others. Also on tap for the younger set are crafts and games of all kinds as well as inflatables, music, face painting and hayrides. In addition, children and adults alike are welcome to enjoy com plimentary grilled hot dogs and hamburgers. The event, in its fifth year, is meant as an outreach to the com munity and the fact that more than 1,000 attendees are expected this year is indeed testimony of its success. First UMC Brandon members Michelle and Sigmund Martis brought their toddler son Bradon, now five, to the inaugural event. They’ve returned every year since, more recently with their two-year-old daughter Eliana also in tow. “I like it because it’s a safe place and I know the people who are handing out the candy,” said Michelle, who noted every year they also invite people who aren’t members of the church to go along with them. Long-time church members Becky and Ron Jordan never miss an opportunity to get involved in projects that benefit others. And they certainly wouldn’t miss the Fall Festival and the fun of be decking their trunk with festive Halloween adornments and load ing it with a heap of goodies to give to the kids. “The Trunk-N-Treat is a won derful outreach program to fami lies living near the First UMC Brandon campus,” Becky said. “It is another way to demonstrate ‘You Are Loved,’ just like (the words written) on our yard signs and the decals on our vehicles.” First United Methodist Church of Brandon is located just north of SR 60 (Brandon Blvd.), at 121 North Knights Ave., between Kings and Parsons. Call the church office at 813689-4161 for more details or visit www.fumcbrandon.org. Angel Attic ribbon cutting is Sept. 8 A ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8 for Calvary Lutheran Church’s new Angel Attic thrift store. The new 4,000-sq.-ft. facility, the first construction component of the future Calvary Mission Center Complex, features resale clothing, household goods, furniture and children’s items. The thrift store has been closed since construction on the new facility began in February. The Angel Attic dedication will feature a brief scripture service, ribbon cutting, and light refreshments. Attendees are welcome to tour the new facility, ask questions of the volunteers, and even do a little shopping. Calvary’s Community Cupboard food pantry, located on the same property, uses the proceeds from the Angel Attic to feed nearly 300 local families a week. During the dedication, the Community Cupboard will also be open for tours. The new Angel Attic is located at 1424 E. College Ave. in Ruskin, at the corner of SR 674 and 15th St. For more information, contact Mindy Weisberg at 813-930-5411. The View Church hosts modern revival On three consecutive Saturdays in October, The View Church in Riverview will host “Refresh . revive your walk with God: Modern Revival for today’s Christian family.” The dates are Oct. 6, 13, and 20 at 10 a.m. at the church, located at 11990 Big Bend Rd. in Riverview (Summerfield Elementary School). A different guest speaker will speak each Saturday: Q Oct. 6, Ron Smith, pastor of Adult Ministry, First Baptist of Brandon Q Oct. 13, Wendell Sawyer, pastor of China Grove Baptist Church, Louisiana Q Oct. 20, Frank Twombly, pastor of The Faith Worx Church, in Apollo Beach For more information, call 813230-3967. Bible study is open to all Women from Sun City Center and surrounding neighborhoods are invited to join women of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in a Bible study entitled “Faithful, Abundant, True: Three Lives Going Deeper Still,” recorded live at the Orlando Deeper Still confer ence. Bobbi Curtis will facilitate the study, starting on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and running each Wednesday evening for seven weeks. Each week the study begins with video sessions, titled “Faithful, Abundant, and True.” While three women each speak on the distinctive topic the Holy Spirit led them to teach, together the messages result in a marvel ous blend. Kay Arthur challenges women to faithfulness in difficult days. Priscilla Shirer points to the essential of trust in God’s ability, and Beth Moore teaches on how to discern truth from error in these troubled times. If you would like to attend or need more information, contact Bobbi Curtis at 813-633-8582. St. An drew is located at 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West in Sun City Center. Free movie about hero of Dutch Underground shown Sept. 15 On Sunday, Sept. 15 the Oak Grove United Methodist Church will host a free showing of The Hiding Place a movie about Corrie ten Boom, who became a leader in the Dutch Underground, hiding Jews during the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland. The movie starts at 3 p.m. in the church library. Refreshments will be served. Oak Grove United Methodist is at the corner of Habana and Waters Avenues in Tampa.

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 27 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL K-2 Through 12th GradeSunday School.................................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...............8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Evening Service..............................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Service................7:00 p.m. Awana............................................7:00 p.m.Dr. Barry RumseyA Resource for Families FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCHMinister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL INVITES YOU TO SERVICES AT OUR NEW LOCATION10:30 a.m. SUNDAYSNO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West Sun City Center, FL 33573 Church is Handicap accessible Phone: 813-634-1252 For information visit: www.standrewatscc.org St. Andrew Presbyterian ChurchSunday Services 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 Getting to Know You (Donuts & Coffee) ....9:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Service ............6:00 p.m. Sunday School ...........................................9:30 am. Wednesday Evening Service ......7:00 p.m. Sunday Morning Worship............................10:55 a.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ..........10:00 a.m. Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly Church Christian Womens Connection lunch is Sept. 12South Shore Christian Womens Connection September Luncheon and Program is Thursday, Sept. 12, at Club Renaissance, 2121 So. Pebble Beach Blvd. in SCC. Inspirational speaker Becky Burgue will share Pictures from the past: Possibilities for the future. The program will feature Music and Harmonies of DaMen. Seating begins at 11 a.m.; the program is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The menu is shaved roast beef sandwich plus beverage and dessert. The alternate meal is tossed salad with grilled chicken. If you desire this option, be sure to order it when you make your reservation. The cost is $17 inclusive and reservations are required. Call Pat Butler at 813-938-4320 or Tara Flood at 813-383-7540 or e-mail aunt.butler@gmail.com. Make reservations or cancellations before noon Monday, Sept. 9.September is Ladies Month at New Life Tabernacle In September, New Life Tabernacle will host two major events geared specifically for women in the greater Tampa Bay area. On Thursday, Sept, 26, ladies can enjoy Sister Time. This ladiesnight-out event includes spiritual enrichment, prayer, girl talk, food, and fun. Sister Time begins promptly at 7 p.m. at the New Life Tabernacle worship center. Women are also invited to attend a special Ladies Service on Sunday, Sept. 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The theme for the service is He Made Woman, reminding women of their importance, value, and purpose in society. The speaker for this event will be Cyvonne Davy, first lady of New Life Tabernacle. Both events are free. New Life Tabernacle is located at 6912 Williams Rd. in Seffner.Sonshine Opry Gospel Music Festival ... Its a God thing Tommy CashGet ready to rejoice at the Sonshine Opry Gospel Music Festival at the Plant City Strawberry Festival Grounds on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Its a day of faith, family, friends, and fellowship. The entertainment for all ages includes kids stage, puppet shows, food vendors, craft vendors. The Madonia stage showcases the talents of Tommy Cash, singing a tribute to his brother Johnny. Also rocking the stage, local churches, performers, and entertainers kick up the energy with bluegrass and southern gospel. Lineup includes Dennis Lee, Ramblin Rose, Ezekiel33, Masters 4, Centurions, and others. A car show will add a touch of classic nostalgia. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 children ages 4-14. Visit www.sonshineopry.com for more information. The Festival Grounds location is 2508 W. Oak Ave. in Plant City. Fall studies at South BayThe womens ministry at South Bay Church, Riverview, has chosen A Womans Heart Gods Dwelling Place by Beth Moore for its fall study which will begin Tuesday, Sept. 10. A Womans Heart Gods Dwelling Place (updated edition) is a 10-week study. The two hour classes will be offered at 9:15 a.m. and again at 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday. Workbook is $16. Information and registration is available in the church lobby or by email to faith@ southbay.cc The mens ministry is currently studying the popular book Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. Join them weekly as they take a deeper look at what it means to be a completely, committed, follower of Jesus. Register at marsha@southbay.cc or in the church lobby. Both studies are open to all men and women in the area. Childcare is available upon registration for a $5 donation per family per week. Space is limited so register soon. South Bay Church is located at 13498 U.S. Highway 301 South, Riverview. Visit their website at www.SouthBay.cc or call the office at 813-677-0721. Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center will host Jon Leonetti, an international Catholic speaker, author and radio host from Monday, Dec. 2 through Wednesday, December 4 for its annual Advent Parish Mission. Leonetti will speak at 9 a.m. International Catholic author to speak at Prince of Peaceand 7 p.m. (mirror sessions) each day in the parish hall. The talks are free of charge and open to the public. If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, you are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.popcc.org.Bands for Brooklynn is this Saturday Christ Community Church, 1310 John Moore Rd. in Brandon will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 5-10 p.m. for Brooklynn Santos, who is battling Spinal Muscular Atrophy. There will be family fun with bands, raffles and bake sale. Tickets are $4 in advance, $6 at the door. Call 495-1045.

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 ANNOUNCEMENTS100 FARMERS MKT200 Place your ad by calling:(813) 645-3111 x201Up to 20 words:$17Deadline:Monday at 4 p.m. 30 each addl. word100 ...... Announcements 200 ...... Farmers Market 300 ...... Merchandise 400 ...... Marine 500 ...... Real Estate 550 ...... Manufac. Housing 600 ...... Rentals 650 ...... Professional Services 700 ...... Services 800 ...... Employment PHONE: 813-645-3111 FAX: 813-645-1792 EMAIL: beverly@ observernews.net BOLD LINE: Addl. $3 Published by M&M Printing Co. 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW Ruskin, FL 33570 MERCHANDISE300 310 GARAGE/YARD SALE MARINE400 TRANSPORTATION450 312 ESTATE SALES REAL ESTATE500 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 105 PERSONALNew in SCC Do you have rashes, dark circles under eyes, swollen joints? Sev eral toxic cleanses can reduce/ eliminate toxins. For info. call 813562-7485 280 PETS Oliver & Company LLCFull Service Pet Sitting(813) 767-7225Email: olivertort@aol.comwww .petsit.com/oliverandcompany Oliver T ort & Ti s 5 P a w D o g g i e R e s o r t T r a i n i n g I n H o m e P e t S i t t i n g D a y C a r e D a i l y W a l k s B O A R D I N G G r o o m i n g Established in 2002 Now accepting newKITTY CLIENTSProfessional Pet Sitting Service 813-634-8894 280 PETS 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 Moving sale. Friday & Saturday. 7:30am-1pm. 2304 Piper Glen Court, SCC. Household items, furniture, lawn & tools. Priced to sell 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 Ruskin United Methodist ChurchTHRIFT STORE Open Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m. 2 p.m. Ruskin Multi family yard sale. Saturday, Sept. 7. 6908 Simmons Loop, Riverview. 8am-3pm.312 ESTATE SALES The Perfect Piece. Quality used furniture. 2406 College Ave., Ruskin. New inventory & many clearance items. We buy & sell. 813-645-1800 Cell: 382-7536 Y our home will be staged for best results. W orking in Sun City Center for 26 years.Please feel fr ee to call about the sale or its contents d Cell: 508-0307 or Eve: 633-1173 Golf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 425 SLIPS OR STORAGESouth Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.com 2012 150CC motor scooter. Excel lent condition, 2,000 miles, sporty & 60/ 70 mpg. $600. Clean title. 813677-2716 or 813-777-2498 461 TRAVEL TRAILERS1997 Wildwood 5th wheel trailer. All appliances. Asking $3,000. Call 813-634-8365, to see 2BR/2BA furnished condo 55+ community SCC. Excellent condi tion 2 med pets allowed water/ sewer/ yard care included 813352-4944 Read the entire newspaper online to Observernews.net. Community news & advertising 24/7 is only 1 click away. To Place Call Beverly 813-645-3111 20 words for $17.00 and 30 for each additional word. Bold prepaid. We take Visa, MasterCard or Discover Joe DiPaula Jr. Joe DiPaula Jr. ED MORSE CadillacBRANDON11020 Causeway Blvd. Brandon, Florida 33511Cell 813-453-9770 Bus 813-661-0887 Fax 813-699-1125 E-mail josephdipaula@edmorse.comGet FREE Car Washes for LIFE! 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Annes Estate Sales 113 Cactusflower Lane 7 am noon PARK ON SIDE OF SALE ONLYFurniture: loveseat, dining rm table w/chairs, china hutch, sofa sleeper, bar stools, wicker sofa, barrel-backed chairs, card table w/chairs, coffee & end tables. Collectables: Jewelry, tools, household, kitchenwww.AnnesEstateSales.blogspot.com 2BR/1BA Mobile-Home, on double fenced lot, with nice screened porch and detached shed. $39,900. 2BR/2BA Mobile-Home, with large creened porch, carport, utility shed, par tially furnished. $42,500. 2BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE on large lot, enclosed lanai, screened porch, carport, utility shed. $59.900.If you have considered selling or buying, please give me a call. I can help!CLAIRE TORT Cell: (813) 363-7250 SOLD SOLD UNDER CONTRACT

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32 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 Youre Invited Open House Celebration Join us Saturday, September 14, as we celebrate the opening of BayCare Outpatient Imaging and Laboratories and HealthPoint Medical Group at the St. Josephs-South Physician Oce Building.Space is limited. Beat the lines and preregister today. BC1302402-0713 Balloon artists Face painting Games Music Snacks and beverages Prizes and giveaways Ask-a-Physician Bike safety demonstration Free health screenings Facility Tours One Blood Mobile



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www.ObserverNews.netSeptember 5, 2013 Volume 57 Number 33THE OBSERVER NEWSPAGE 3: AMVETS Post 44 will be among those participating in the Patriot Day Remembrance Ride. PAGE 16: Warren Resen visits Seal Beach in La Jolla, California, for his series SEE THE USA. LOOK INSIDE FOR: Classified Ads PAGES 28-31PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 Come check out our newly remodeled Hardwood Dept. MEMBER Family Owned & Operated 813-633-71161629 Sun City Center Plaza(near SCC Post Office)www.JohnMooreFloorCovering.comCome in and ask our staff for more information regarding our many products for your home. Same Great for 11 Years! Some people enjoy Florida summers, much like some people enjoy Minnesota winters. But for those who have seen enough highs of 91, lows of 76, September brings forth the possibility of the first overnight lows in the 60s since last May. Granted, if it happens it would be the high 60s but it suggests the beautiful, blissfully cooler days to come. Above, the first evening of September taken from Bahia Beach, in Ruskin.September SkyMITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTO South County:Safest place to live in Hillsborough CountyBY PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netThe latest statistics prove South County is a very safe place to live. In fact, District IV of the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office says its 450-square-mile area has the lowest crime rate in the county. Letters and emails from local residents, including June Wallace, who heads the Tampa Bay Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking, concerning the closing of several neighborhood sheriffs substationsespecially in Wimauma prompted calls to sheriffs office officials. And yes, there have been substation closings. They were a result of shrinking budgets in a tight economy. Still, the Sheriffs Office has good news. Speaking extensively with sheriffs office spokesman Larry McKinnon and Major Ron Hartley, head of District IV, the office that covers the area referred to as South County and also extends east through Keysville and Durant to the Polk County line; south to Manatee County; and north through south Brandon and FishHawk; led to some pretty amazing facts and figures. Just so residents have something to compare them with Hartley explained that the City of Tampa has 278,000 people and 1,000 police officers, while District IV has a population of only 40,000 less, or about 160,000, and 157 deputies. We had to close the community substations in Apollo Beach, Wimauma and Ruskin as well as in some other areas around the county, Hartley said in a telephone interview Aug. 29. But crime is relatively low in our area. In fact, we (Dist. IV) have the lowest crime rate in the county. Part of this is due to deputies relationships with people they serve, he said. Statistics for the various communities were available for the period of January through July, and proved to be quite different from what was expected. The way crimes are measured is dictated by the FBI, Hartley explained. In some areas crimes are called by slightly different names, and that makes for a painstaking count, but the process is very accurate. Basically, the FBI calls the following Part I crimes. These are the serious crimes that need the fastest response and most time spent. These crimes include aggravated assault, auto theft, burglary, homicide, carjacking, forcible fondling (which includes all sex crimes except rape), grand theft, home invasion, rape, robbery, statutory rape (sex by someone over 21 with a minor), forced sodomy, theft from buildings and theft from vehicles. There are a lot of things we try and address when we can that arent actual crimes, but nuisances, Hartley said. Loud music. Gatherings. Speeding. People often mistake nuisances and blight for crime. MitchITCH TraphagenRAPHAGEN PhotoHOTOThe Wyckoff House in Brooklyn, New York was built in 1652, one year before my ancestor, Willem Traphagen, arrived in the New World. Almost certainly he saw this house but could not possibly imagine me standing there. It would be like me imagining a descendant there in the year 2376. Walking in the footsteps of the pastBy %  MItchTCH TraphaRAPHAGenEN mitch@observernews.netI stood in front of the oldest house in one of the oldest cities in America and tried to open my mind to the past. The Wyckoff House in Brooklyn was built in 1652, only a year before my ancestor, Willem Traphagen arrived in the New World. From where the port was to where he eventually settled, he almost certainly would have passed this house. As there were relatively few structures at that time, he likely stopped for a look. Back then, the population of what would become New York City was only a few thousand people, spread out among farms and small, developing villages. There is no way he could have imagined me, his direct descendant, standing in front of the same house in 2013. There is no way he could have imagined 2013. That would be like me trying to imagine one of my descendants standing in this same place in the year 2376. Genealogy is the study and history of families. While it is an increasingly popular hobby, made easier with the advent of the Internet, it is so much more than that. Seeking out the roots of your family, the lineage from whence you came, can do much to help explain who and what you are today. Despite our technological society that Willem Traphagen could Continued on page 16u Continued on page 3u

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American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 44, which draws members from the South Shore area and greater Brandon, have been hard at work preparing for the event for months. The event is set for Saturday, Sept. 14 from noon to 5 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, U.S. Highway 301. Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance occurs on Sept. 11 each year in memory of the 2,977 people killed in the attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. We are inviting the community to come and show their appreciation for the [Tampa] Bay areas first responders and military men and women, said Michael Graham, commander of AMVETS Post 44. Our goals are to inspire and remind the community of the patriotism and pride that brought the nation together after the terrorist attacks, to remember those who lost their lives that day and in the conflicts since then [and] to honor and show community support for our first responders and our military, the heroic men and women who serve to protect us every day, said Graham, a U.S. Army veteran. Although the event has previously focused mostly on the military, this years event will highlight those a little closer to home. This year we want to focus attention to the fact that our civilian first responders undertake equally difficult duties, and perform those duties in equally, if not even more, dangerous environments, Graham said. The event has raised more than $25,000 to support local charities, including for recreational services at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office Charities. A short memorial ceremony is set to begin at 1:19 p.m., with Command Sgt. Major Chris Faris, U.S. Special Operations Command Senior Enlisted Advisor, as the keynote speaker. Festivities include a family friendly festival with live entertainment from local performers Jacked Up. The event will also feature various vendors and interactive displays from the military and first responders. Cost for a barbeque dinner and a chance to win one of several grand prizes is a $15 donation (or $25 for two attendees). Grand prizes include roundtrip airfare for two, an iPad or a two-night, three-day stay at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach. Other items will be raffled off. Also on tap, a live auction and 50/50 cash raffle.Patriot Day Remembrance RideMotorcyclists for the Patriot Day Remembrance Ride will gather at six locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, from which they will ride to the Patriot Day Observance. These locations are:AMVETS POstST 44 pPHOtT ORiders from AMVETS Post 44 will be among those participating in the Patriot Day Remembrance Ride. 9841 Adamo Drive (State Road 60) Clearwater, 2805 54th Ave. North, St. Petersburg 5817 State Road 54, New Port Richey Davidson, 624 67th Street Circle East, Bradenton 6920 North Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa The sheriffs office recently partnered with county sanitation workers and code enforcement officials to remove garbage and trash from several areas of the county, including Wimauma, in a clean-up blitz called Operation Fight the Blight. Meanwhile, results of the crime counts revealed that South County was lowest of all. Of the South County communities, Tropical Acres had the fewest Part 1 crimes, with Wimauma coming in second. Third were Sun City Center, Apollo Beach and Riverview, followed by Sampson Park (the Causeway/S. Brandon area), Progress Village, Ruskin and Gibsonton. In the first seven months of this year, There were 21 Part I crimes in Wimauma; 20 in Tropical Acres; 31 in FishHawk; 56 in Sun City Center; 65 in Sampson Park; 130 in Ruskin; and 230 in Gibsonton, he explained. But a lot of those in Gibsonton were thefts from the Walmart. To paint an even better picture, he gave comparative numbers for aggravated assault, grand theft, and carjacking. There were two aggravated assaults in Wimauma and two in Tropical Acres; one carjacking in Ruskin; 42 grand thefts32 in Gibsonton, mostly at Walmart; three in Wimauma; one in Tropical Acres and six in Sun City Center. We had a total of three home invasions in the District in seven months, and no homicides, he continued. This is mild crime to areas where drive-by shootings endanger innocent families sitting in their houses at night. We are very fortunate, he said. We have good deputies and Community Resource Deputies who know who and where to watch. Hartley and his deputies are meeting in September with the Human Trafficking group so they can learn from each other, he said. It is not the first time. We want to keep this area safe in every way, he said.South County:Safest place to live in Hillsborough County u

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Buried and sealed Sept. 21, 1993, the time capsule will reveal how technology has advanced in the world of recycled materials. In celebration, MOSI is hosting an expo featuring a variety of environmental-friendly vendors, including Whole Foods, Tampa Going Green, and the artist behind Recyclosaurus Rex, Terry Klaaren. This event is included with MOSI admission and free for members. MOSI is located 4801 East Fowler Ave. in Tampa.In 1974, Triumph introduced the futuristic-looking TR-7 sports car with the memorable tagline as The shape of things to come. Coming from an era in which many cars could charitably be described as rolling shoeboxes, the Triumph advertising team could not have known just how right they were. Although the TR-7 ceased production in 1981, many cars in the decades hence have taken on the aerodynamic shape of the British sports car but few are as emblematic of high technology than the Tesla Model S. The Model S is an all electric four-door sedan with a range of 265 miles between charges, the most of any electric vehicle. The car has a top speed of 125 miles per hour and can go from zero to 60 in 5.6 seconds. According to Tesla, the cars drag coefficient is the lowest of any vehicle on the market, thus illustrating the shape of things to come has indeed come. Last month, Tesla opened their first Tampa area dealership and their second in Florida at 1907 North U.S. Highway 301, just north of Adamo Drive. For more information, visit www.teslamotors. com.The shape of things that did comeMITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOS

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 OBSERVER NEWS 5SouthShore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlights Crafternoon Thursday, Sept. 5 at 4:30 p.m.For children ages 5-10. Join the childrens librarian and create colorful, fun crafts to take home with you. Registration is required at the Reference Desk or by calling 813-273-3652. Funded by Friends of the SouthShore Library.Teen Game Zone Thursday, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m.Teen gamers come join us as we plug our Xbox 360, Wii, and Playstation into the large projector screens for two hours of gaming. Teen Night Thursday, Aug. 29 at 5 p.m. Three hours of video games and anime on the large projector screens. Family Story Time Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 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. Motion Commotion Friday, Sept. 6 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.For ages 2-5 with their caregivers/parents. Join us for this fun and very inter active preschool music and movement program as we shake some sillies out.Seed Balls! Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10:30 a.m. For children ages 5-9. Come ready to get dirty in this exciting class that combines crafting and gardening! We will learn about how native plants help the land and beautify the community. Each participant will make a wildflower seed ball to take home and plant in the garden. Funded by Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Pee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Monday, Sept. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Pee Wee Artists (3-5 years, adult must be present) will join our art instructor and have fun creating an art project to take home. Limit 15. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Baby Time Monday, Sept. 9 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 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. Magic For Everyone Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. For children ages 5-12. Cesar Domico amazes with magic tricks using everything from handkerchiefs and sponge balls to cards and balloons. Toddler Time Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 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, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 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. Teen Volunteer Orientation Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. Prospective teen volunteers are invited to attend this informational session. Topics will include the application process, filling out school forms, shelving guidelines, and volunteer expectations. Creative Artists: Lets Create! Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Creative Artists (7-10 years) will join art instructor Nicole Lamothe and have fun creating an art project to take home. Limit 22. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center. Pee Wee Artists: Lets Create! Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Pee Wee Artists (3-6 years, adult must be present) will create an art project to take home with art instructor Margit Redlawsk. Limit 15. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Funding for the art class provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center.Jens MarketPlace opens this SundayThe Apollo Beach Jens MarketPlace in Apollo Beach opens this Sunday, Sept. 8, running from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thirty vendors will be setting up expect plenty of fresh produce, fresh wild-caught seafood, organic foods, honey, fresh prepared foods, and arts and crafts. The MarketPlace should be easy to find, just off Apollo Beach Boulevard; look for the tents! There will be plenty of parking and the event is pet friendly. Go shop fresh and shop local. Jens MarketPlace will be held every second Sunday in Apollo Beach; on Oct. 19 it starts in Sun City Center. Each month a different local nonprofit will be supported: October is Critter Mama Rescue, November is My Warriors Place, and December is Mary Martha House.Fight the Blight in Gibsonton through Sept. 17Hillsborough County Code Enforcement started its Operation Fight the Blight cleanup campaign in Gibsonton on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 6515 Riverview Dr. in Riverview. Excluding weekends, Operation Fight the Blight: Gibsonton will run to Tuesday, Sept. 17, with hours of operation from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Operation Fight the Blights boundaries reach north to south from Ohio Avenue to Gibsonton Drive, and east to west from Alafia Street to Lula Street. Residents who live in the boundaries and wish to participate in the program will be asked to show proof of residence, such as a Florida Drivers License, Florida Vehicle Registration, or utility bills. During the operation, several dumpsters will be placed at 6515 Riverview Dr. for the following approved discarded items: Hillsborough Code Enforcement Officers will partner with several other County agencies, including Affordable Housing Services, Animal Services, Public Utilities, and Public Works, along with the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office and Tampa Electric Company workers for the clean-up campaign. For information about materials that will be accepted at the drop-off point, contact Hillsborough County Code Enforcement at 813-274-6600. Operation Fight the Blight: Gibsonton is Code Enforcements fourth clean-up campaign this year. Previously, Code Enforcement assisted residents in Palm River, Timberlane and Wimauma, removing more than 257 tons of discarded items and inspecting approximately 1,638 properties. Hillsborough Code Enforcements Operation Fight the Blight program received the 2012 American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Code Enforcement Techniques. tb Fundraiser for Cookson Hill Toy Run is Saturday The Rivers Edge Bar & Marina, 6226 Ohio Ave. in Gibsonton, will host a fundraiser for the Cookson Hill Toy Run on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be free bluegrass, folk and country rock featuring John Mceuen, Gypsy Wind Judy Tampa & The Bunko Squad, Jim Mason Experience, Tom Scudiero, Raiford Starke, Kelly Green, Terry Plumeri, Florida Boys, Tim Weir, Wild Bill Buest, TC Carr, plus Pete Gallagher & Gary Horrell from the Florida Folk Show (WMNF 88 FM) For more information, contact Sheri Brown at 813-643-5758 or cooksontoyrun@aol.com. The Cookson Hill Toy Run will take place Sunday, Dec. 1. For more information, visit http://www.cooksontoyrun.com. Learn genealogy at Ruskin LibraryThe Ruskin Library is adding a series of Wednesday genealogy classes this fall, all starting at 3:30 p.m. trates how to get started and demonstrates good research strategies to make finding ancestors easier. and special census records to research genealogy. Learn strategies and tips for doing genealogy research in United States immigration records. Learn to use the librarys online genealogical databases, including Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest, and strategies to overcome genealogy research problems. The library is located at 1 Dickman Dr. SE in Ruskin. Really, my dear, when it comes to finding a professional, there is no substitute for our Business & Trade section. Its elementary! page 31THE OBSERVER NEWS210 Woodland Estates Ave.813-645-3111call today to advertise your business is over!Your Youris over! SEARCH

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Learn how Sedation Dentistry is Are you ready to accept the challenges of life? Challenges aid the process of mental growth and cause us to live life to its fullest. Without challenges to prod us, we cease to grow mentally and thus begin the process of intellectual decay that ultimately culminates in our physical death. If you wish to live life to the fullest, here are six basic challenges that will help you do it. 1. Accept the challenge of managing your life. The feeling of being controlled by outside forces is one of the major reasons we feel frustrated and inclined to give up the struggle to grow. There will always be those who try to maintain control over us by causing us to doubt our own judgment. Shun these people. You may make mistakes, but learn from them and become stronger each time. 2. Set challenging goals for your life. Many people work very hard and go nowhere. The problem is they do not have any sense of where they want to be at the end of the day, the week, or the year. If they have a goal, it is simply to stay afloat as long as possible. The problem with this is that even the strongest swimmer will ultimately drown if the only thought is to tread water instead of swimming toward safety (goal). Tread water when you must, but scan the horizon for land to swim toand then begin moving toward it. 3. Welcome the challenge of change to your life. It has been said that the only humans who enjoy By William Hodges being changed are babies. Change can be traumatic, exciting or even devastating, but without question it is necessary for us to grow and accomplish our goals. You should neither reject all change nor embrace all change. Be selective but do not treat change as your enemy. 4. Challenge the negatives in your life. There will be dark and stressful times for all of us, but it is important that when these times occur, we take immediate steps to mitigate the damage. During these periods, make time for relaxation, time for laughter, time for love, and time for good company. 5. Challenge mediocrity. By this I do not mean you have to be perfect, but rather you do the best you are capable of with what you have been given. In the Talmud, Rabbi Zusya was quoted as saying, In the coming world, they will not ask me, `Why were you not Moses? They will ask me, `Why were you not Zusya? You can be no one but you; be the best that you can be. 6. Meet the challenge of being unique. Hubert H. Humphrey wrote, The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of bigness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer. Be the man who marches to his own drummer. Do not let society decide who you are or what you will be; that is your challenge and privilege. Life is a series of challenges. You can choose to meet them head on or have them roll over you. The difference will be the quality of your life.Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interviewformat television program, Spotlight on Government, on the Tampa Bay Community Network which airs Mondays at 8 p.m. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30) and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (BH channel 949, Verizon channel 36). The shows can also be viewed at www.hodgesvideos. com. Phone : 824-641-0816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www. billhodges.comPositive Talk: Accepting the challenges of life SouthShore Regional LibraryAdult program/event highlights Introduction to Android Thursday, Sept. 5 at 12:30 p.m. An introduction to the Android operating system frequently used on smartphones and tablets. Limit: 20. No Fuss Foods Friday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. Cooking creative, delicious and nutritious meals doesnt need to take a lot of time or cost a lot of money. Join Rowena Sjovall of No Fuss Foods as she demonstrates a budget-friendly recipe. Free samples! Seating limit: 20. Open for Business: Now What? Author Talk with Marie Gilmore Saturday, Sept. 7 at 3 p.m. Join local author Marie Gilmore as she discusses her new book, Open For Business, Now What? A Small Business Guide for What to Do After the OPEN Sign Goes Up. Miss Gilmore will discuss the most common challenges new business owners face and simple solutions to reap success. Adult Writing Group Monday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. Connect with local writers to discuss all aspects of the writing process. Inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If youve ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Windows 7: Introduction & Intro to Computers Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 12:30 p.m. Learn the parts of a window, how to navigate in the Windows environment, and file management. Learn about the parts and basic terminology of computers. Also covers basic purchasing considerations. eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 10:30 a.m. Learn how to check out and download free library eBooks to read on a Android, Blackberry, iPad, iPhone or Windows 7 devices using a free app. Learn how to register for a free Adobe ID to wirelessly check out and download library eBooks to an electronic tablet. Limit: 20. Presented by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. Mah Jongg Club Wedneday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of the popular table game, Mah Jongg. Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg card. Limited to 28 players. SouthShore Needle People Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Join other needle people to share techniques, tips and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric crafts. Beginners are welcome! Bring a project and ask us questions! Managing Media Thursday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. Learn about saving files using cloud storage and USB devices. Learn how to transfer and download digital content. Limit: 20. Adult/Teen Drawing Thursday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. Please join art instructor Michael Parker and have fun while brushing up on your drawing skills. This art class is geared for all skill levels. Limit 22. Registration required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813)273-3652. Funding for the art class provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center. 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. Old Hyde Park Art Center hosts networking eventAt 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10 the Arts Council of Hillsborough County will hold a networking event at Tampa Regional Artists (TRA) at Old Hyde Park Art Center. All artists and arts organizations are welcome at the free event. TRA and Old Hyde Park Art Center hold many ongoing classes as well as demonstrations, workshops and monthly exhibitions for artists of all ages and skill levels. Following the networking, attendees will have a chance to see the Centers new Watercolor Show. Old Hyde Park Art Center is located at 705 Swann Ave. in Tampa. Parking is free. 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8 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 DOG GROOMING & MUCH MOREFor Appointment Call (813) 645-8039(between U.S. 41 and I-75) Come visit our lion, tigers, bears & more! Tours Every Saturday 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.(100% of proceeds and donations go to support the animals)A Forever Home for 20+ Exotic SpeciesCheck our website for additional tour timesOnline ticket purchase and group discountsAdults $15 | Seniors $10 | Children (4-11) $7Bring this ad to receive $2 OFF an adult admission WINDOW TINTINGDAVES SAVE40%SAVE25%SAVE100% COUPON REQUIRED EXPIRES 9/30/13 Over 20 Years Experiencewww.DavesTinting.com813-294-8468Residential Homes & Commercial BuildingsBlock The Sun, Not The View!A+ Rating on Angies ListEvery 100 Sq. Ft.Not valid with any other offer.TECO Rebates can save you as much as 40% off your total cost Saves as much as 25% off your electric billSaves and protects your furnishings, ooring, window treatments from fading Annettes Beauty SalonFULL SERVICE SALON for Men & WomenCorner Hwy. 301 & S.R. 674, Suite #201 Village Plaza (on the corner next to BOGGS Jewelers)634-5422Miriam50% Off *Shampoo, Cut & Blow Dry*AnnetteNow carrying DERMALOGICA SKIN CARE PRODUCTS Come in for a FREE Face Mapping SUMMER HOURS: Tuesday Thursday 9:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Monday & Friday by appointment$1399HEARING LOSS?Dont let it hold you back! Introducing the OTE Open Fit Small, Light and Barely Noticeable Regular Hours Begin Oct. 1st paying $4,000 or more you need to see our THE BEST PRICE YOULL EVER FIND! A+ Hearing Center SouthShore Travel 813-633-20091647 Sun City Center Plaza, 203 C, Sun City CenterYour Best BeginningCrown Princess January 18-25, 2014(limited group space available) CRUISES ...TOURS ...TRAVEL INS URANCE I NDIVIDUAL AND GROUPS A IR... L AND...SEA...WE DO IT ALL!!!FLORIDA SELLER OF TRAVEL ST 38066linda@sshoretravel.com Bayada caregivers enter www.bayada.com129 S. Pebble Beach Blvd., Ste. #102 Sun City Center, FL 33573Accredited by Community Health Accreditation Program, the leader in home care acreditation Patients ALWAYS have a choice for their Health Care Serving the Sun City Area since 2008 Skilled Nursing Physical Therapy Occupational & Speech TherapyPrivate Duty Services Companion Services Personal Care Homemaking Hourly Visits & Nursing Medication Management Have you made your pre-need funeral arrangements?Stop by for a full pre-need consultation$200 off *Your Pre-Need Arrangement*with purchaseONE OFFER PER FAMILY With AD813-677-94946919 Providence Road Riverview, FL 33578 TH E 2 0 11BES T OF BRANDON OBS *Some restrictions apply Serenity Meadows Family Owned & Operated TH E 2 0 11BES T OF SOUTH SHORE THE 2013

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 9 Discover how you can travel through Alaskas sublime beauty in unsurpassed luxury and comfort. Holland America Lines carefully craed land tour/cruise itineraries allow you to immerse yourself in a landscape rich in wildlife and frontier history.Ask about exclusive amenities with AAA Vacations on select sailings! Please register to attend online at AAA.com/TravelEvents or call AAA Sun City Center (813) 633-4880 ext. 0 Discover Alaska AAA T H A L Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:00 a.m.Payant Financial1653 Sun City Center Plaza Sun City Center, FL 33573 I WILL HEARBETTERTHIS YEAR $500 OFF an AGX5, 7, or 9 twodevice hearing system.Cannot be combined with other promotional oers. Expires 9 / 3 0 / 13 SUN CITY CENTER 813.642.7197 772 Cortaro Dr www.manateehearing.comPhysician-based hearing care since 1974 We oer the latest hearing aid technology and styles to t all budgets and lifestyles. HILLSBOROUGH(813) 634-8310MANATEE(941) 524-2259 For a FREE IN-HOME ESTIMATE, call us TODAY!Shutter & Blind Manufacturing CompanySHUTTERS ~ VERTICALS ~ FAUX WOOD & WOOD HORIZONTAL BLINDS CELLULAR SHADES ~ WOVEN WOODS ~ SUNSCREEN SHADES ~ PRIVACY SHADINGS ~ MORE INSTALLED FREE! INSTALLED FREE! VERTICALS PLANTATION SHUTTERS$1395Sq. Ft. Measured & Installed LIFETIME WARRANTY 2 FAUX BLINDS Our blinds are built with a STEEL HEADRAIL. Unlike the Flimsy Plastic Headrail from the Home CentersMADE IN AMERICA EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES24 W x 36 H ..........$84 Installed 36 W x 50 H ........$175 Installed 48 W x 48 H ........$224 Installed 48 W x 60 H ........$280 Installed 72 W x 62 H ........$434 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 62 H .......$68 Installed 60 W x 62 H .......$75 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$93 InstalledEXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES36 W x 48 H .......$39 Installed 52 W x 48 H .......$49 Installed 60 W x 48 H .......$69 Installed 72 W x 72 H .......$86 Installed SAVE ENERGY EXAMPLE OF OUR PRICES FOR SUN SCREENS24 W x 36 H ....................$49 Installed 36 W x 48 H ....................$62 Installed 52 W x 48 H ....................$93 Installed 72 W x 60 H .................$131 Installed SUN SCREENS Dear Savvy Senior, At age 62, I will be retiring at the end of the year and plan to enroll in Obamacare until my Medicare kicks in. Can you offer me any advice on choosing a plan? Almost Retired Dear Almost, The new health insurance exchanges also known as Obamacare that begin in 2014 will have a significant impact on millions of Americans who need health insurance, especially pre-Medicare retirees and uninsured baby boomers who often have a difficult time finding affordable coverage. To help ensure you get the best health insurance coverage that fits your needs, here are some things you should know. Health Exchange Overview Starting Oct. 1, you will be able to shop for health insurance policies, and enroll in one directly through your states Health Insurance Marketplace website, over the phone, via mail or in person at a designated center. The coverage will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. You can also be reassured to know that federal law prohibits Marketplace insurers from denying you coverage or charging you higher rates if you have a pre-existing health condition. But they are permitted to set premiums up to three times higher for applicants over the age of 50, and smokers may be charged up to 50 percent more than nonsmokers. To help make coverage affordable, sliding scale tax-credits will be available if you earn less than 400 percent of the poverty level thats $45,960 for a single person and $62,040 for couples. These taxcredit subsidies will provide immediate savings off your monthly premiums. See the Kaiser Family Foundation online calculator (kff. org/interactive/subsidy-calculator) for a premium estimate. Every state will have a Marketplace, but each state can choose how it will operate. Seventeen states and the District of Columbia will run their own state-based Marketplace, seven states will partner with the federal government, and 26 states will offer federal Marketplaces. The differences between federal and state programs will be subtle. You will be able to access your states marketplace at Healthcare.gov. Policy Choices To make shopping and comparing a little easier, the health plans will be divided into four different levels bronze, silver, gold and platinum. The bronze plan will have the lowest monthly premiums but the highest out-of-pocket costs when you need care, while the platinum plans will have the highest premiums with the lowest out-of-pocket costs.You will also have a variety of health insurance companies to select from. To help you evaluate insurers, the nonprofit National Committee for Quality Assurance offers online report cards at ncqa.org that can help you narrow your choices. Because most plans will be managed-care policies such as HMOs or PPOs that require you to get your care within a network of providers, youll want to make sure that the doctors and hospitals you typically use are covered in the plans youre considering. The new Marketplace plans are expected to offer fewer choices of health-care providers, and whos included may vary quite a bit.You also need to find out what happens if you want to use a doctor or hospital outside a plans network. Will you have to get a referral or pay more to get these services, or will it even be covered at all? Also check the plans formulary, which is the list of prescription drugs they cover, to be sure all the medications you take are covered without excessive co-pays or requirements that you try less expensive drugs first.Get Help If you need some help with all this, the Marketplace Help Center offers a toll-free helpline at 800318-2596. Or, if youd rather get face-to-face assistance, there will be designated centers set up with trained and certified navigators, counselors and application assistors to help you, along with insurance agents and brokers. To find help in your area, call the Marketplace Help Center after Oct. 1 for a referral. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today Show and author of The Savvy Senior book.Health Exchange Shopping Tips for Uninsured Boomers and Early Retirees THE SAVVY SENIORBy Jim Miller 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, Sept. 16 Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, 5 p.m. $7 per person. Menu: Meat Loaf with all the trimmings. Only 50 tickets available. Saturday, Sept. 21 Fashion-Variety Show and Luncheon, 12 Noon for all Elks and their guests. Fashions by Rose Boutique, Performance by the East Bay Drama Club. $10 per person at the door or call Grace Bibisi at 813-645-2089. Monday, Sept. 30 Blue Plate Special for all Elks and their guests, 5 p.m. $7 per person. Menu: Oven Fried Chicken with all the trimmings. Only 50 tickets available. The South Hillsborough Elks Lodge is a clean, smoke-free environment that accepts all major credit and debit cards and is located at 1630 US Hwy 41 S. in Ruskin. Telephone 813-645-2089.

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10 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 FREE Ear Canal Inspection and Hearing Screening for 7 days Only!Monday Thru Friday September 5th 13thBecause of the comprehensive nature of the hearing screening, please call ahead for your special appointment.Even this X-Large cotton swab is too small to put in your ear. Your ears are actually self-cleaning! Using a cotton swab to clean your ear pushes wax deeper into the ear canal and can create a blockage. Wax blockage is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and we have an easy and painless way to check your ears. Well use a miniaturized camera to do a complete inspection of your ear canal and ear drum to see if theres a wax blockage problem. Please call today to make an appointment for your FREE Ear Canal Inspection! Never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear.Do You Hear, but not Understand? You May Have Hearing Loss.... or Maybe its just WAX....We Can Find Out!Call Now and Take Advantage of our Trade-in Event September 5th 13th Only! Choose from Three Complete Hearing Aid Product LinesTake Advantage of the Trade-In Event!Trade-In Value on ONE Hearing Aid Trade-In Value on TWO Hearing Aids $1,200 BEST VALUE!Trade-in offer is subject to participation and quantity limitations. No other offers or discounts apply. Discount does not apply to prior sales.0% Financing Available with Approved Credit. All Insurance and Hearing Aid Bene t Plans Welcome. Humana and AARP Discounts Honored.1466 Oak eld Drive Brandon, FL 33511(813) 708-1383Hearing Centers of Southwest Florida139 South Pebble Beach Blvd., Ste 104 Sun City Center, FL 33573(813) 708-1694Walk-ins Welcome! FREE Second Opinions! Proud to be American-Owned & Operated! Voted 1st Place Customer Service and 2nd Place Hearing Aids, 2012www.suncitycenterhearingcenter.com www.hearingcenterofbrandon.com

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 11 Sun City 813-634-28503846 Sun City Center Blvd (next to Bealls in Home Depot Center) M-F 8-8 Sat 9-6 Sun 10-4Brandon Regency 813-681-72672480 W. Brandon Blvd. (next to TJ Maxx & Movie Theater) M-F 9-9 Sat 9-6 Sun 12-5Brandon Causeway 813-651-464011235 Causeway Blvd. (next to Publix across from Wal Mart) M-F 9-9 Sat 9-6 Sun 11-5 OA8 EXP. 9/30/13 OK3 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 7 95Kids Cut (11 & under)Free Shampoo & Lite DrySpecialty cuts, blow-dry style, design lines, set or curling iron extra. Not valid with other offers. Adult CutFree Shampoo & Lite Dry $ 11 95Specialty cuts, blowdry style, design lines, set or curling iron extra. Not valid with other offers. OA6 EXP. 9/30/13 OP 5 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 44 95Quick & Easy Perm WaveFree Shampoo & CutPrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Design wraps extra. Not valid with other offers. OSS1 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 12 00Shampoo & SetPrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Haircut extra. Not valid with other offers. OC7 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 44 95CHI Ionic ColorFree Shampoo & StylePrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Haircut extra. Not valid with other offers. OS2 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 19 95Cut & StyleTMShampoo, Cut & Finished StylePrice will vary with length and/or condition of hair. Specialty cuts/ flat iron extra. Not valid w/other offers. OH2 EXP. 9/30/13 $ 10 offHighlights/LowlightsFree Shampoo & StylePrice will vary with length or condition of hair. Haircut extra. Not valid with other offers. $50 Minimum $ 8 00Buzz Cut (one guard all over)Free ShampooSpecialty cuts and design lines extra. Not valid with other offers. Its that time of year again, local businesses! Its time for you to decide how big a presence you want in our annual Community Profile and Membership Directory. When our Snowbird friends return in the fall, the Chamber will have to double up on volunteers just to handle the number of new directories we hand out. It has become the unofficial handbook of life in and around Sun City Center. In fact, its so comprehensive, its the only thing we send to out-of-staters looking to move here. Our local Realtors love it! While it does list all of our members, both alphabetically and by industry, it is much more than just a listing of businesses. There are large sections covering amenities in the community, restaurants, financial institutions, hospitals and medical care, houses of worship, local attractions and more. It talks about the history of Sun City Center, beginning with Del Webbs dream. It also talks about the top entertainers who come to Hillsborough county, our national sports teams, and shopping districts. It covers local and regional transportation, living options and activities from lawn bowling to pickle ball to fishing and computers. With amazing photography by local photographers, the directory bursts with color and pictures of life here. There are photos of golf courses and lakes, sandhill cranes, jacaranda and palm trees. There are pictures of clubhouses, fitness centers, businesses and the welcome sign. Youll see residents enjoying activities, golf carts on the roads; all pictures that really tell the story of Sun City Center. We are in the process now of updating the book for 2014. Some of you have already had appointments with Carolyn Fish and have signed your contracts. We are By Dana Dittmar, Executive Director SCC Chamber of Commerce You, me and business: Dont miss outdevastated to have to report that Carolyn passed away very unexpectedly in August. Her replacement, Linda Garrett has arrived on the scene and will pick up where Carolyn left off. She will be visiting businesses for the next four weeks to make sure this is our biggest and most comprehensive directory ever. She and I also will work furiously to make sure all the information about life here is current and accurate. Not only is the directory printed and handed out for free, its also on the internet. Just go to Google and search Sun City Center Community Profile. Better yet, Village Profiles Convergence Publishing Program bundles multi-media platforms in mobile and smartphone apps. If you see Linda out and about, be sure to flag her down and let her tell you all about this book. There are some great opportunities for advertising your business in print and on the net. You wont want to be left out of this directory!South County Job Fair is Sept. 27 Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman will host a special South County Job Fair on Friday, Sept. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the HCC SouthShore Campus, 551 24th St. N.E. in Ruskin. The event is being held in association with the Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance, Hillsborough Community College SouthShore and Hillsborough County. Employers are encouraged to participate. Job Fair exhibitor forms are online. With the challenges that we are all facing with the economy, the most important thing that we can do in County Government is to help our unemployed or under-employed citizens to find jobs. When more people are working, more people are saving and spending money at local businesses, and the economy continues to improve, said Commissioner Murman. There is no area that has been hit harder in Commissioner Murmans district than South County. Its still critical that we get people back to work, Murman added. The South County Job Fair is free and open to the public. For more information, call David Robinson at Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance at 813-930-7577 or email him at robinsond@workforcetampa.com Carbon offset credits generated by Hillsborough Countys Resource Recovery Facility have been verified and are now available for pur chase on the voluntary market.The credits represent verified reductions in net greenhouse gas emissions achieved by generating renewable energy-from-waste at the Resource Recovery Facility. The facility, located at 350 Falkenburg Rd., processes up to 1,800 tons of solid waste a day, generating up to 46.5 megawatts of electricity enough to power approximately 30,000 homes. A carbon credit corresponds to one metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent removed, avoided or displaced from the environment. Carbon credits can be purchased or sold between companies, industries, governments and others to meet compliance with carbon emission allowances. There are two types of markets: voluntary and compliance. Each type adheres to a particular standard or certification. Voluntary credits are purchased by companies and organizations interested in voluntarily reducing greenhouse gases. Hillsborough Countys offset credits were approved through the Hillsborough Countys Resource Recovery Facility is selling carbon offset creditsVerified Carbon Standard (VCS), a highly-regarded global standard for the approval of credible voluntary offset credits. In order for carbon offset credits to be approved under the standard, they must represent new reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, meet strict program requirements, and be independently verified by a qualified third party. The credits must be verified annually. The Resource Recovery Facility was expanded in 2009 with the construction of a new 600-ton-perday combustion unit. Because Unit No. 4 was installed after 2002, it is eligible to be evaluated for carbon emissions offsets. The facility produced more than 33,000 carbon units in 2010. Hillsborough County is partnering with Covanta, which is contracted by the County to operate the facility, to sell the carbon credits. According to Covanta, Hillsboroughs facility is only the second waste-to-energy plant in the United States to produce carbon offset credits for the voluntary market. Lee Countys Resource Recovery Facility made their credits available beginning in 2010. Business slow? Advertise in The ObserverWe cover south Hillsborough County with a circulation of 48,000 papers every week! We offer many options in every price range...from classified ads to full pages. Call 813-645-3111 and ask to speak to an advertising representative today. For more information visit us on the web at www.ObserverNews.net

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12 OBSERVER NEWS SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 COLORING PICTURE 1) Deedee, Rooney and Bo make up the Doodlebops. Fact or Fiction? 2) Rooney Doodle plays the guitar. Fact or Fiction? 3) The original Wiggles were Greg, Anthony, Murray and Jeff. Fact or Fiction? 4) When the red Wiggle decided to leave the band, Sam replaced him. Fact or Fiction? 5) Laurie Berkner sings Buzz Buzz. Fact or Fiction? 6) Susie, Adam and Bob play in The Laurie Berkner Band. Fact or Fiction? 7) The Jonas Brothers sing Lovebuggy. Fact or Fiction? 8) Kevin, Nick and Joe Jonas starred in Camp Rock. Fact or Fiction? 9) The names of the guys in Big Time Rush are Kendall, James, Carlos and Lincoln. Fact or Fiction? 10) Big Time Rush sings Halfway There. Fact or Fiction?Fact or Fiction?Music Group ChallengeThe music groups that appeal to kids and teens are endless. Here are some questions about some of them. How many can you answer correctly?Answers: 1) Fiction, their names are Deedee, Rooney and Moe, 2) Fact, 3) Fact, 4) Fiction, it was Greg, the yellow Wiggle, who left the band, 5) Fact, 6) Fact, 7) Fiction, they sing Lovebug, 8) Fact, 9) Fiction, their names are Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan, 10) True List 10 words that rhyme with play. 1. _ ___________ 2._ _____________ 3. _ ____________ 4. _ ___________ 5. _ ____________ 6. _ ____________ 7. _ __________ 8. _ ____________ 9. _ ___________ 10. _ ___________Some answers: clay, day, fray, gray, hay, may, neigh, pay, ray, stayWhat Rhymes with Name That InstrumentConcert stages are often filled with musical instruments. Fill in the blanks to name some of the instruments that might be found on a concert stage.Answers: 1) Drums 2) Guitar, 3) Piano, 4) Saxophone, 5) Violin, 6) Keyboards, 7) BanjoHave you ever seen a concert and thought how cool it would be to sing to hundreds of fans? While performing can be fun, it can also be a lot of work. Most concerts are part of a tour that travels from town to town, usually by bus for several weeks at a time. In addition to spending a lot of time on the road, performers must also spend a lot of time practicing at each stop on the tour. They must make sure their equipment is set up right, they can move around the stage freely and they sound great. While on tour, performers might also have to attend special events, do interviews, meet with fans and sign autographs. It all depends upon how big the tour is and what the people putting on the tour want.Behind the ScenesJokes and Riddles A: You cant tuna a fish.Whats the difference between a piano and a fish?Q:What kind of concert scares balloons?A: A pop concert.Q: 1 __ R U __ S2 G __ __ T A __3 P I __ N __4 S A __ O __ __ O N E5 __ I O L __ N6 K __ Y __ O A __ D S7 B __ N J __

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 13 ATTENTION BAB Y BOOMERS A ND RETIREES70 million + (10,000 a day) are getting ready to retire! Are you ready?To learn more about Social Security and how it can play an important role in your retirement income planning, please join us:YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:WILLSOCIALSECURITYSTILLBETHEREFORMEINTHEFUTURE? CANIWORKANDSTILLRECEIVEBENEFITS? HOWDOIDECIDEWHENTOCOLLECT? HOWCANIUTILIZESPOUSALBENEFITS? DOYOUHAVEARETIREMENTINCOMESTRATEGYINPLACE? HOWDELAYINGYOURBENEFITSCOULDMEANUPTO MOREMONEYINYOURPOCKETSTRATEGIESTOHELPMAXIMIZEBENEFITSRSVP TO LILLIAN: 813-633-7333DA TE: September 25, 2013 TI ME: 4:00 PM PLACE: PAYANT FINANCIAL PLAZA 1653 Sun City Center Plaza Sun City Center, Florida 33573 SPEAKER: Tom Payant, C.E.O. Payant Financial Services, Inc.Cocktail reception to follow 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 2011 Allstate Insurance Company Chase hosts a Lightning legend in RiverviewBy %  cTren mitch@observernews.netThe young boy walked up to the table at the Chase Bank at 10391 Big Bend Road in Riverview carrying a Tampa Bay Lightning bobble-head toy. Dave Andreychuk smiled and looked at him for a moment. How long have you had this? he asked the boy. Probably his whole life. MITCH T TRAPHAGEN P PHOTOSCaptain of the 2003 Stanley Cup winning Tampa Bay Lightning, Dave Andreychuk was at the Chase Bank on Big Bend Road in Riverview last week signing autographs. Andreychuck was the captain of the 2003 Stanley Cup-winning Lightning and fans lined up to meet him, many bringing souvenirs for his autograph. Andreychuk signed the young mans bobble-head box and also signed a hockey puck for him. He greeted each person in line, sharing a few words and often posing for photos, then signing cards and pucks, placed in eager hands. On August 27, the same day Andreychuk was signing autographs in Riverview, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper met fans at another Chase location on Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa. Our partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning is great for our customers, Bolt fans and the community, said Maribel Ferrer of Chase. We always look forward to hosting team members at our branches and letting them know directly that we are true fans and cant wait for the new season. Chase became the Lightnings official bank, credit card, financial services partner, ATM provider and community partner on March 14. Chase bank locations are also offering tickets to the Lightnings 2013-14 season opener against the Florida Panthers on October 10 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. For more information, visit www. chase.com.

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14 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 DONATE!CARS, TRUCKS, BOATS, RVs Please Help FightFULLY TAX DEDU CTIBLE RECEIVE BLUE BOOK V ALUE800-714-3575 American Childrens SocietyFlorida Reg. #CH11978 An IRS Recognized Non-Pro t 501(c)3 OrganizationMaking a difference for a child!We also accept collectibles, appliances, furniture, etc.R ecei pts on the sp ot and IRS forms sent directly to you!F AST & FR EE PICK UPVehicles Running or Not NO RestrictionsFREE $200 Gas CardWITH YOUR DONATION!! All hands on deck at the Tampa Boat Show Sept. 6-8This years Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, the regions premier boat show, makes a splash Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6-8, showcasing the best of boating with hundreds of new vessels to shop, plus the latest marine accessories and aquatic attractions. According to show manager Larry Berryman, the 48th annual event is a three-day boating extravaganza featuring activities for anyone interested in the boating lifestyle. From fishermen to divers and novice boaters to experienced captains, the Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show has a wide range of activities to entertain and educate people of all ages and experience levels, including on-the-water training, a chance to SCUBA, dozens of boating and fishing seminars, and much more. Johnathan Hillstrand from Discovery Networks Deadliest Catch will be on hand for interviews and autographs. Anyone 10 and older can take the plunge and discover the world of diving in the heated, 15,000-gallon Be a Diver Pool. Attendees can hone their boating skills with oneand three-hour power boating workshops through the Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training series. Boating courses along Tampa Bay cover topics such as Basic Docking and Fundamental Boat Control; Open Water Boat Handling & Safety; and Anchoring and Multi-Vessel Rafting Techniques. Attendees can also explore Freds Shed DIY Seminars & Interactive Learning Center for free professional advice and hands-on clinics on boat maintenance, repair and upgrade techniques; as well as visit the Fishing Center for seminars covering topics for every angling enthusiast. Hundreds of new boats from the regions top dealers will be on display in-water and inside the Tampa Convention Center, from luxury yachts and fishing vessels to family cruisers, plus booths filled with cutting edge marine accessories and electronics. The Tampa Convention Center is at 333 South Franklin St. in Tampa. The show opens at 10 a.m. each day; it closes at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets and details, visit TampaBoatShow.com or call 954441-3220. Spend the night under the stars at Edward Medard Regional Park in November, and take your familys first step into a lifetime filled with healthy, outdoor fun during Hillsborough Countys Great American Camp-Out. The Camp-Out starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 and runs till 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. This event, hosted by the Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, is perfect for those who have never camped before and want to learn how to set up a tent, cook outdoors, and learn camping skills in a family-friendly, supervised setting. Campers can choose to participate in planned activities including crafts and outdoor games, or they can simply enjoy the park on their own. Families wishing to participate must have at least one child 12 years of age and or younger with the adults. No pets or alcohol allowed. Edward Medard Regional Park is located at 6140 Turkey Creek Rd. in Plant City. The cost is $2 per vehicle, up to eight people per car entry. Recommended items to bring include blanket, bottled water, flashlight and extra batteries, insect repellent, ponchos, sleeping bags (or sheet and blankets), sleeping pad or air mattress or just a plastic sheet over old newspapers, tent (blanket and tarp), and warm clothes. Those wishing to get a little more fun out of the Great American Camp-Out should bring binoculars, board games and cards, camera, camp chairs, football, GPS device, musical instruments and song books, or something to read. For more information, on how to rent a tent, and to register, contact Mary Clements Fowler, Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, at 813-635-3519.Great American Camp-Out is in November Traffic was heavy on our waterways with boats of all shapes and sizes. Those having a long Labor Day weekend spent their time in a boat fishing or sight seeing. If you dont have a boat, there will be a boat show, at Tampa Convention Center this weekend. Boats for mullet fishing, deep sea fishing, cabin cruising, probably one for any type of fishing, fresh water or salt water, canoes and kayaks. I saw some unusual names of boats such as: The Second Time Around; now was this his second marriage or his second boat? Your Judgeship: does he look up to his boat with respect or did a judge award him enough money to buy the boat? The Snooze: does he like to take a nap and go to sleep or is he a lazy angler? The Highflyer: this one tells me that he likes to go fast. Poor Mabel: did Mabel die and he bought the boat or is he poor because the up-keep of the boat? My Plantation: he must be from the south, or is he the master of his boat and crew? Many boats I saw had womens names on them, could be wives or ex-girl friends. Those who did fish, reported a great catch they took home to grill. If you are feeding a crowd, it is best to learn to throw a cast net and get a dozen mullet at a time. They are great deep fried and served with cheese grits and hush puppies. Schools of mullet may be found in canals, lagoons, rivers and in the bay. Those who have mastered the net can tell when a school is passing by. Mullet do soar in the air and jump along, so watch for this, and when they settle down throw your net in a complete circle over them. I saw many redfish catches. One legal per person per day not less than l8 or more than 27 inches. This fish is big enough to stuff. Try a mushroom and tomato stuffing. Use about three large Ruskin tomatoes skinned and chopped, one cup chopped mushrooms,one half cup bread crumbs or store bought stuffing. Mix with salt, pepper to taste, and three or four tablespoons of melted butter. Stuff cavity of redfish, bake at 350 degrees until fish tests flakey. Time depends upon size of fish. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.By Jonie MaschekMember: Florida Outdoor Writers Association Fish Tales: Boat show, names and recipesFlounder catches were many. This is an excellent food value fish, stuffed, fried, broiled or baked. Its good for you as it is a lean white meated fish. Try making your own tartar sauce: With a cup of mayonnaise, add one tablespoon of the following: chopped green olives, chopped pickles, chopped or ground onions, chives, and parsley. Mix and chill. Your own cocktail sauce is made from one half cup of tomato sauce, a dash of Tabasco, Worcestershire, 2 teaspoon lemon juice, two tablespoons chopped onions, may season with salt and pepper to taste. Chill and serve The usual sheepshead catches were made along with the flounder catches. This is a lean white meat fish, but not like the flounder which has no bones. The sheepshead is full of bones, but well worth the effort. l2 inches is legal catch Fresh water fishing proved to be great with pan fish, bass, and catfish catches. If you fish on both the Alafia and the Little Manatee Rivers, you will need a freshwater fishing license. Be thankful that you are in Florida where you can fish year around and not store your fishing gear for the winter.

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16 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 FREE pair of select frames with the purchase of ANY lens at regular price! YourEyeDoctors.com 1515 Sun City Center Plaza813-633-3065 never have imagined 350 years ago, many of the problems and challenges we face today have already been faced and solved by those who came before us. More often than not, what is old is new again. It is a fascinating experience to walk into the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin, pick up a book of historical records and find your family name listed. Although the Traphagen family has been in America since Willem arrived in 1653, I dont know of many from my family tree living in Florida as most settled in the New York area and spread out along the Upper Midwest. A notable exception would be Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearling, who settled in Cross Creek near Gainesville in the early 1930s. Among her other books is one entitled The Sojourner, reportedly about her Grandfather Traphagen in Michigan. Both the SouthShore and Bloomingdale Regional Libraries offer a number of resources for those interested in researching their past, including books containing historical records and computer terminals with links to a vast collection of online census and historical data. At 11 a.m. on Friday, September 6, the Bloomingdale Regional Library will offer a free class covering online genealogy. The SouthShore Library will offer the The SouthShore and Bloomingdale regional libraries offer vast resources for researching your family tree, from books of historical records to computer databases.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSWalking in the footsteps of the pastu class at 3:30 p.m. on September 24. Additionally, at the SouthShore Library, genealogists from the South Bay Genealogical Society are on hand from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to help those find their way into their past. My journey in finding my past was a fairly easy one. First and foremost was that an enormous amount of research had already been done by a man from Kansas City named Christopher Brooks. He has been researching my famu

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For complete terms, conditions and fees, see the Cardholder Agreement in your card package. Reward Cards are issued by U.S. Bank, pursuant to a license from MasterCard International Incorporated. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated. Copyright 2013 Michelin North America, Inc. All rights reserved.BU Y AN Y SET o f 4 new MICHELIN bran d passenger or ligh t truck tires, includi ng the all-ne w MI CHE LIN Pilot Spor t A/S 3 tire, and GET $70 vi a MasterC ard Rew ard Card afte r submission.* Footsteps of the pastu ily name for at least two decades, even making visits to Germany to search ancient records. At last report, he had traced the name back to two brothers who had leased a lake in the 1300s. Secondly, my ancestor Willem had what must have been thought of as a tendency to make waves. And, as a child from a family of considerable means, he also felt compelled to have much of his life documented in official records including a somewhat premature last will and testament made before a court in New York in the 1680s. He left his family home in Germany during what were likely the darkest years of the Thirty Years War, arriving in Amsterdam to become a journeyman baker. Soon after, he made his way to the New World to start all over again. He was one of 23 men who signed on to charter the community of Bushwick, now part of Brooklyn, New York; he made things happen, got into trouble, lost everything and worked his way back more than once. He was the essence of what could be considered an American more than a century before there was an America. His grandson, William, who also opened the Traphagen Tavern, now the Beekman Arms, the oldest continuously operating hotel in the United States, founded the town of Rhinebeck, New York. I visited the Beekman Arms in the hopes of finding ghosts, which unfortunately proved elusive. On the upside, I had the rare experience of not having to spell out my name when I made a dinner reservation at the hotels Traphagen Tavern restaurant. More, on that trip I made contact with an archivist from New York State who later managed to find Willems will in the state records, bringing his words and sentiments forward through the centuries. Willem was likely in his 70s when he passed away, a remarkable feat in a place and an age when life expectancy was only 40 or so years. Through his failures, successes and words, he lives on today, but only because people took the time to find him. For me, that is fortuitous as he carries with him lessons on life. From him, I know the worst can be overcome, that life isnt merely any given moment, it is a collection of times good and bad with things tending to work out in the end. Back in the SouthShore Library, I found a book revealing that another relative had been paid $58 for his role in the War of 1812. While the resources at the county libraries are impressive, you can also learn a great deal from your home computer, with a plethora of both free and subscription-based genealogy websites, the largest of which, Ancestry.com, makes tracing your past an easy and fascinating experience. Moving through the centuries, I found that Henry Traphagen was the mayor of Jersey City in 1874, Ethel Traphagen, a New York fashion designer, is credited with bringing shorts and slacks for women into the mainstream in the early 1900s and Dake Traphagen, a luthier, is still building beautiful, high-end classical guitars in Washington State. Although Ill hopefully never be tied to a stake in the town square, thanks to Willem Ill know that not only would I survive it, I could move on to better things. Genealogy provides the advantage of seeing the lives of distant family members in entirety, revealing that in the end, things tend to work out as they should. Thanks to genealogy, I found a trail blazed by my ancestors that can still be followed today. Visit www.observernews.net or www.riverviewcurrent.com for direct links to the resources mentioned in this article. The South Bay Genealogical Society of Sun City Center meets at noon on the third Tuesday of each month from September through May in the Royal Palm Room at Little Harbor Resort.At the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin, genealogists from the South Bay Genealogical Society are available three days each week to help those interested in researching their past. They also have a great deal of experience in helping to decipher 17th Century ship manifests to the New World. The Beekman Arms, founded as the Traphagen Tavern, is the oldest continuously operating hotel in the United States. Thanks to genealogy, I was able to walk in the footsteps of my ancestors.

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 19 Would you like to help a pregnant teen or teen mother succeed in life? Were you a teen mother? Are you Vibrant and Energetic? We are in dire need of mentors in Ruskin, Riverview and Gibsonton Please contact Carla at 813-558-1370 ext.304 or email cpeterson@gcjfcs.org for further informationWoman to Woman, a noprot program of Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services, is seeking loving women who would like to serve as mentors to teenage moms. We have teens waiting to be matched with someone who will care, listen, and provide encouragement. Our goal is to offer a support system to help them complete high school.no criminal background794549-01 CLARKE AUTOMOTIVE CLARKE AUTOMOTIVEOPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY Everything we do keeps your car in warranty Includes: Visual Inspection of tires, belts & hoses, horn/lights, brakes, shocks/struts, exhaust, wipers, suspension, air and breather filter. Most cars/light trucks. 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Exp. 9/30/13 1 Pier Drive, RuskinLEAGUES WELCOMEReserve your tee time today CASUAL WATERFRONT DININGSteaks, Seafood, Burgers & Other Delicious FareFULL LIQUOR BARLive Music Every Wed. 5-9 and Sat. 6-10OPEN 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 Temporarily Closed for Remodeling813.645.2000 On the road again La Jolla, California!u a quaint trolley with open-air cars. This was replaced in the early 1900s by a streetcar named the Red Devil, a name which today would be considered politically incorrect. The beaches, superb climate and scenery of La Jolla were the draw and Paradise was discovered by the outside world. But it was a paradise devoid of modern conveniences. Accommodations consisted mainly of tents set up by visitors for overnight stays. The one existing downtown hotel suffered the fate of so many early wooden structures. It burned down. La Jollas adolescence began in 1913 with the publishing of a local newspaper, establishment of the La Jolla Womens Club and the opening of the Colonial Apartment and Hotel. Over the ensuing years,the sleepy seaside village of La Jolla and the small hotel have grown up side-by-side. The Grande Colonial isnt just part of La Jolla; it is the heart of La Jolla. The Grande Colonial grew to its present size and elegance because of the vision of its owners who wanted to provide civilized, comfortable and convenient accommodations for visitors. This historic landmark hotel is located just steps from miles of beautiful southern California beaches. Many of its rooms overlook the Pacific providing guests with dramatic views of the seemingly endless Pacific and crashing surf on the cliffs below. Grande Colonials modern 5-story main building opened in 1928 as the Colonial Hotel. Since then the hotel has gone through several extensive renovations. After major renovations in 1976, the name was changed to the Colonial Inn. The last renovation was completed in 2008 when the hotel was given its current namethe Grande Colonial. The year was 2001 when the street level space previously occupied by Putnams Pharmacy and Soda Fountain, and then Putnams Grill, was transformed into the elegant NINE-TEN Restaurant and Bar just off the hotels lobby. A world-class restaurant was born. Since opening, the restaurant has received many prestigious awards including an extraordinary to perfection rating by Zagat and was named San Diegos Best Hotel Restaurant. Our dinner there was excellent and the staff was very knowledgeable and attentive.Eighty-five years ago, Putnams Pharmacy and Soda Fountain provided outdoor seating for its patrons who ordered ice cream sodas. The hotel has continued this 85 year old tradition but todays patrons order cocktails and food served in an upscale setting. During its pharmacy and soda fountain days, the father of actor Gregory Peck (To Kill A Mockingbird, et al) worked at Putnams as a pharmacist. After WW II, this local boy and world famous actor would add greatly to the renown of the village when he and other famous stars opened a summer stock theatre. The La Jolla Playhouse became an overnight success bringing the luminaries of Hollywood to the village earning La Jolla the title of Little Hollywood. The Grande Colonial was the hotel of choice for Hollywood notables. It was, and still is the center of elegance and dining and continues to be the residence of choice for celebrities. Within walking distance of the Grande Colonial are world class shopping, dining and entertainment. A short drive will take you to an abundance of excellent golf courses and of course the La Jolla Playhouse is still open for business. The Grande Colonial is a complex of four buildings surrounding a heated pool. In all, there are a combined total of 93 guest rooms and suites. Today, its 5-story signature Main Building has 61 rooms and suites. When it opened in 1928 rooms went for $3.00 to $6.00 per night and included golf privileges at the La Jolla Country Club. Guests opting for extended stays and wanting a measure of extra space, privacy and kitchen facilities can stay at any one of three boutique hotels adjacent to the main building. Two of these buildings, the Colonial Hotel and Apartments and the Little Hotel-by-the-Sea, are the last of the areas original small inns and have been designated by the Village of La Jolla as historic sites. Accommodations in the original 2-story, 10-suite Colonial Hotel and Apartments building went for $1.00 per night when it opened in 1913. It was designed in the popular Prairie Style of the time. The advertising boasted that rooms had private baths, steam heat, electric lights and other modern conveniences. The Little Hotel by-the-Sea, the building closest to the ocean and built in what I would call California beach-style apartment design, has eight extended-stay suites. The original self-service Otis elevator with its accordion or scissor gate is still in operation whisking guests to their suites on the second floor and the rooftop patio. The last building in what the hotel refers to as its Grande Hotel Family, is the Garden Terraces. The Spanish-style design building has clay roof tiles and a stucco exterior. Ten extended-stay suites are spread out on over two floors. The Grande Colonial Family has been referred to by many as one of the most elegant boutique hotels in California. We can certainly agree with that. found everything to be as advertised. It was a delight being a guest here and we definitely plan on a return visit.Grande Colonial hotel, La Jolla, CA.

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Exp. 9/30/13 CR39CONTACTS Progressive No-Line Bifocalsmonth supply starter kit with exam7$99$149The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee, examination or treatmentINSURANCES ACCEPTED: United Healthcare, EyeMed, VBA, Spectra, Humana, Freedom, VCP, Advantica, Optimum, Davis Vision and many moreVision insurance for employees of Hillsborough County, Media General, Publix, Citigroup, Verizon, FedEX, Ford, and many more. THE 2010 McMullen Rd. SCC Plaza 7 $ 99 $ 149*with purchase of complete pair of Prescription Glasses Expires 9/30/13 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 9/30/13 CR39 Some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Exp. 9/30/13 CR39$25* $25* with rebateon a Complete Pair of Glasses SAVE $ 100 C.A.R.E. is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For directions, visit www.CareShelter.org or call (813) 645-2273. BuckyBucky is a super-sweet Terrier/ Beagle mix with a big personality. He is typically happy-go-lucky and loves attention. He knows how to sit on command and is very eager to please. He also walks nicely while on leash. Bucky is a total lap dog, too! He is just the right size for somebody who wants a big personality in a small body. Bucky has a ton of love to share and will make a loyal companion. As part of Buckys adoption, he will be neutered, microchipped and brought current on his vaccinations. DOB: August 2, 2012.PHOTOS MARLENE GREENBERgG OreoOreo is a handsome boy with a loving personality. Unfortunately, his owners could no longer care for him. He has been busy flirting with the gals in his cat condo and watching the birds from the lanai. He would really like to find his forever home though. Wont you visit and give Oreo a second chance at happiness? Oreo is neutered and fully vaccinated and micro chipped. DOB: June 2, 2011. 3rd Annual Arts & Crafts Show comes to Valencia LakesValencia Lakes Festival Club will hold its 3rd Annual FREE Arts and Crafts Show, Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year the show will be indoors in club house, 16003 Valencia Club Dr. on US 301, 1 mile north of SR 674, Sun City Blvd. (north of Walmart). View more than 40 artists and crafters from around the area: St Pete, Tampa, HCC students and Sarasota. In addition, there will be 20+ local vendors. Food will be available from several food vendors, as well. Parking is free, and there will be a free raffle for Big Prize. The event is expected to draw more than 2000 people this year. For more information, contact Kay at 305-794-1955. At 7 p.m. the following evening, Sunday, Oct. 6, there will be a concert featuring the group Comfort Zone, performing a combination of harmony and songs from the s and s. Tickets will be on sale at the show for $18 per person. The concert will take place in the club house.Get your business online workshop offeredThe Small Business Development Center at Hillsborough County will be offering the following free business workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 9:30 11:30 a.m. at the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce, 137 Harbor Village Lane, Apollo Beach. Getting Your Business Online Ready to get on the World Wide Web? We will discuss how to locate a Web site host, site design, best practices, design software and eCommerce. This is a very basic class. In addition, business consultants are available on-site at the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce every Wednesday to provide free one-on-one consulting. For more information or to register for the workshop and/or consulting, visit the website: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/sbic or call 813.914.4028, option 4. Be sure to search our classified section starting on page 28 Have something to announce yourself? Call Beverly813-645-3111

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 21 Sun City Senior Living Presents A Special Town Hall Meetingwith Judy Martin You are invited to join usas Sun City Senior Living Hosts Judy MartinDirector of Development & Community OutreachSt. Josephs Hospital SouthTake this unique opportunity to view renderings of the expansion and a model of the new facilities. Learn more directly from the source as Judy shares with us: Services that will be offered Advances of the new hospital Benets of the communityReserve your seat by September 5th(813) 938.2261Seating is limited for this special eventwww.PacicaSunCity.com 3855 Upper Creek Drive Sun City Center, FL 33573Assisted Living Memory Care Assisted LivingLicense No 7290 Dear Editor:I had to laugh while reading your article (Designing the Future South Shore, Aug. 29). Those planners never get tired of talking about growth and population projections. They still dont get the point that we dont have enough water resources to fully support Hillsboroughs existing population, let alone hundreds of thousand more people. We have had water restrictions every year for as long as I can remember, so how are we going to suddenly have enough water for half again as many residents? Add 15 or 20 Desal plants? Pump the aquifer dry? Dam up all our rivers and drink them dry? At some point the powers to be will realize that the vast majority Letter to the Editorof people dont want Hillsborough to model Dade County and become totally urbanized. We dont have to allow unlimited growth. If we restrict growth, theyll go somewhere else. Then I wont have to drive on failed roads, pay admission to get into County parks, be able to check out a library book without being on a waiting list for weeks, be able to water my yard as needed and Hillsborough will still be a nice place to live. Bob Minthorn Former member, Alafia River Basin Board Former member, Gibsonton Community Plan Planning Committee Former member, SouthShore RoundtableEarthTalk E The Environmental MagazineA new twist on sharingDear EarthTalk: Some green groups are promoting the simple notion of sharing as a way to green communities and combat waste. Can you explain? Becky Lipscomb, Centereach, NY In a shareable world, things like car sharing, clothing swaps, childcare coops, potlucks and cohousing make life more fun, green and affordable.PHOTO BY CLAPSTAR, cCOURTESY FLIcCKREveryone from Florida who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free live oak trees as part of the Foundations Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees for the benefit of the environment and quality of life. With one million members, the Arbor Day Foundation is the nations largest nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees. Those who plant live oak trees will enjoy shade and splendor for years and years to come, said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. These trees will also Join the Arbor Day Foundation and get 10 free live oak treesadd to the proud heritage of Floridas 165 Tree City USA communities. For the last 36 years, Tree City USA has supported effective urban forest management across Florida, and planting these trees will enhance the states treeplanting tradition. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between Oct. 15 and Dec. 10. The 6-to-12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructions are enclosed with each shipment of trees. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation will also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care. To receive 10 free live oak trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Ten Live Oaks, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410The convergence of environmental awareness and consumer culture has created a whole new movement today whereby sharing is cool. Indeed, some environmentalists view sharing as key to maintaining our quality of life and our sanity in an increasingly cluttered world. Sharing is a relatively simple concept and a basic part of human life, reports Janelle Orsi on Shareable, an online magazine that tells the story of sharing. Whats new is that people are applying sharing in innovative and far-reaching ways, many of which require complex planning, new ways of thinking and organizing, and new technologies. In short, people are taking sharing to new levels, ranging from relatively simple applications of sharing to community-wide sharing initiativesand beyond. In a shareable world, things like car sharing, clothing swaps, childcare coops, potlucks, and cohousing make life more fun, green, and affordable, reports Shareable. When we share, not only is a better life possible, but so is a better world. The nonprofit Freecycle Network, which runs a Craigslist-style website where people can list items they want to give away, pioneered using the Internet to facilitate diverting reusable goods from landfills when it launched back in 2003. To date, more than nine million individuals across 5,000 different regions have used the groups freecycle.org website to find new homes for old items. According to Shareable, other examples such as Zipcar, Wikipedia, Kiva and Creative Commons show how successful sharing can be. They show whats possible when we share. They show that we dont act merely for our own good, but go out of our way to contribute to the common good. They show that we can solve the crises we face, and thrive as never before. They show that a new world is emerging where the more you share the more respect you get, and where life works because everyone helps each other. Shareable and the Center for a New American Dream, a nonprofit that highlights the connections between consumption, quality of life and the environment, have collaborated on the production of the new Guide to Sharing, a free downloadable booklet loaded with practical ideas about exchanging stuff, time, skills and space. Some of the ideas in the guide include: organizing a community swap; starting a local toy, seed or tool library; launching a skills exchange where community members can swap professional skills like carpentry or grant-writing; or setting up a food, transportation or gardening co-op. Some other sharing tips include car-sharing, gift circles, sharing backyard chickens with neighbors and launching a free market where people meet to trade skills and stuff. For her part, Janelle Orsi envisions a future where public land is dedicated to community gardening, public libraries also lend tools, equipment and other goods, and citywide bike sharing, carpooling and wifi programs are all the rage. Orsi and others warn we had better get used to sharing, as it is here to stay. CONTACTS: Freecycle Network, www.freecycle.org; Shareable, www. shareable.net; Center for a New American Dream, www.newdream. org.EarthTalk is written and edited by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss and is a registered trademark of E The Environmental Magazine (www.emagazine.com). Send questions to: earthtalk@emagazine.com. Subscribe: www.emagazine.com/subscribe.

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22 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 BookwormUsed Paperbacks, Hardbacks Childrens & Specialty Books!7414 Commerce St. Riverview, FL 33578Bookworms4U@gmail.com(1 Block west of Hwy. 301, off Riverview Dr.)(813) 443-0968Used Books Nexium 20 mg ..............$28/monthCrestor 10 mg ..............$30/monthViagra 100 mg .......................$3/upAdvair 250/50mcg ...........(3) $164 Cymbalta 30 mg ..........$34/monthCelebrex 200 mg .........$30/month $10 OFFInitial OrderCANADIAN MEDS SOUTHDISCOUNT PRES CRIPTION DRUGS2Locations APOLLO SUN CITY CENTER BEACH KP Main Clubhouse (813) 413-7912sue@canadianmedssouth.com Dr. Robert A. 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Ruskin VFW Post #6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N. has listed the following weekly activities. Meetings are: VFW and LAVFW on the 2nd Wednesday each month; and MAVFW on the 3rd Thursday each month. Chapel duty at the VA Hospital every Sunday all month, 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 Fish Fry 4:30-7 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan, 7 p.m. Queen of hearts, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept.15 Music by Bert & Sassy 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 Spaghetti dinner to help on exp Parade, 4:30, $7 Tuesday, Sept. 17 Games in Lounge 1-4 p.m. Kitchen opens 4:30 p.m. Bingo 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. County and TECO partnering in new residential constructionStarting this month, residential developers will have an opportunity to bring permanent electricity to their new construction projects as they begin. Hillsborough County is collaborating with Tampa Electric Company (TECO) to provide residential contractors the ability to obtain a permanent meter installed on single-family detached dwellings and model homes during construction. The Temporary Underground Electrical Permits, or TUG, Program eliminates the need for temporary power poles on sites, and allows for permanent power to the structure prior to securing a Final Electrical Inspection. While this option is only available for new single family detached dwellings at this time, there are three main advantages to the residential contractors: the structure at an early stage of construction rary power poles on sites construction, thus saving time and money Full program requirements and the TUG application are available at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/ DocumentCenter/View/8783. RUSKIN BrR ANCH LIbr BR Ar R Y Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged p.m. Bring an iPad/iPhone and operation questions to the class, which will demonstrate how to use the device and popular functions. General Settings, Security, iCloud, Software, and Apps. How to open an Apple account, Internet access, and more. Learn to create, save, print, and edit documents. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills are recommended. Discover the basics of font formatting, changing font type, size and color and page setup, margins, paper orientation. Word I is recommended. Learn paragraph formatting from setting margins to line spacing and how to create bulleted and numbered lists. Word II is recommended. Create professional looking tables for form and lists, format table structure, and more. Previous experience with Microsoft Word is recommended. Tampa Bay Symphony announces its 27th seasonMusic Director/Conductor Mark SforziniThe Tampa Bay Symphony announces its 27th season, the second under its new Music Director and Conductor, Mark Sforzini. The orchestra has more than 80 classically-trained volunteer players, many of them music teachers and others who have played professionally. Sforzini said, I think it has the potential to be one of the finest community orchestras in the country. Sforzini, who is also a composer and was principal bassoonist with the Florida Orchestra for 15 seasons, continues as the Executive and Artistic Director of St. Petersburg Opera. Fall concerts will feature Fred Gratta as soloist in Haydns Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major. The orchestra will also play the Overture to Ruy Blas by Mendelssohn and the Brahms Symphony No. 3. Concerts will be Saturday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m. in the Arts Auditorium on the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus at 2465 Drew St.; Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N in downtown St. Petersburg; and Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. The Winter concerts will feature Robert Smith, trumpet soloist, in Arutunians Trumpet Concerto. Also on the program, Russian Sailors Dance from Glieres ballet, The Red Poppy, and Tchaikovskys Symphony No. 6 Pathetique. Performances will be Sunday, Feb. 16, at 4 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for Performing Arts, Tampa; Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N in downtown St. Petersburg, and Sunday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. in the Arts Auditorium, St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. The Spring concerts in April and May will feature the Young Artist Competition winner(s) performing with the orchestra, which will also play Three Dances from The Three-Cornered Hat by Manuel de Falla. Performances will be Sunday, April 27, at 4 p.m.in Ferguson Hall, Straz Center, Tampa; Tuesday, April 29, 8 p.m. at the Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg; and Sunday, May 4, 4 p.m. in the Arts Auditorium on the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. One of the goals of the Tampa Bay Symphony is to encourage young people in classical music. For 27 years the Young Artist Competition has awarded at least one scholarship and the opportunity to perform in the Spring concerts with the Tampa Bay Symphony. Applications must be received by Sept. 30, 2013. See the website for a brochure with information. Tickets at the door are $20 for adults and free for students. Students 18 and over must show student ID. For additional information, visit www.TampaBaySymphony.org.Marines Marine Corps Pvt. Austin B. Hallquist, a 2012 graduate of East Bay High School, Gibsonton, Fla., earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. For 13 weeks, Hallquist stayed committed during some of the worlds most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included closeorder drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 rifle, physical fitness, mar tial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week prior to graduation, Hallquist endured The Crucible, a 54hour final test of recruits minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the first time. Navy Navy Seaman Hayley L. Niehaus, a 2013 graduate of East Bay Senior High School, Gibsonton, Fla., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Niehaus completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. The capstone event of boot camp is Battle Stations. This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. Battle Stations is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and CommitArmy Army Pvt. Joshua M. Johnston has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises. Johnston is the son of Michelle Medick and stepson of Robert Senn, both of Riverview. He is a 2012 graduate of Riverview High School.. ment. Its distinctly Navy flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a Sailor.

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 25 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 BUNDLE$150Per Axle + TaxOIL CHANGE$1995 EMERGENCY SERVICES Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.813-645-7653 By Mitch Traphagenmitch@observernews.net Observations: Good stuffJOBS! JOBS JOBS!Sponsored by The Observer News, Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance and WorkNet Pinellas.I have a secret pick-me-up for when Im feeling beaten down and discouraged about life: I drive to the West Marine store in Apollo Beach and stand before the navigation section. There, in a too-small space, are charts, books and instruments with ancient roots, instruments that long pre-date but are still relevant in an age when global positioning technology has matured to the point of ubiquity. Over the past few weeks, Ive stood in front of that small section of store shelves at least five times. In those chart books are adventure and places yet undiscovered (to me, at least) and proof (again to me, at least) that Im not done yet. I still have places to go and things to see. The charts suggest the places; the compasses and instruments show me the way. The past few weeks havent been the best but, as always, there have been silver linings to the dark clouds that I imagined have hovered over me. On the day before my boat was hit by lightning, those dark clouds were thick, blinding me to what I would otherwise see as beautiful. I was driving and noticed my car was on empty so I pulled into the Chevron station on U.S. 41 in Ruskin. I decided to pick up something in the convenience store so I pre-paid for my gas, along with my purchases. I drove off, ran home and then drove to a grocery store in Apollo Beach. It was on the way back home that I noticed my cars fuel gauge was now showing below empty. I forgot to actually put the prepaid gas into the tank of my car. For the first time in 34 years of driving, I ran out of gas, nearly a mile away from home. While a bag of ice and frozen groceries melted in the relentless 90+ degree heat, I walked home to get our old truck, better known as a dog hauler. Naturally, since it had been sitting largely unused, the battery was dead and a tire that had supposedly been repaired a month prior was flat. With sweat pouring off of me, I got out a battery charger and an air compressor got the truck started and ran back to the same gas station to fill up a fuel jug for my car, left on the side of a road. Of course my pre-paid fuel was no longer there. I poured the fuel jug into the car and drove home, now leaving the truck behind. I decided to ride my bike back rather than making the walk. I guess I shouldnt have been surprised about the flat tires but hey! I had an air compressor MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOThere were many silver linings in the dark clouds that brought on the lightning that hit and damaged my boat. Everything can be fixed and my appreciation for the good stuff in life has returned.at the ready. I managed to get halfway down the street before the rusted chain fell off and jammed itself into the rear wheel. And then the tire went flat again. Inexplicably, I walked that bike more than a quarter of a mile before I realized that I would be driving back that way with a truck and could therefore just pick it up. The next day my boat got hit by lightning. Cue the navigation section at the West Marine store. For whatever reason, Im not dead yet and I do still have things to see. And thats when I started seeing some of the good stuff. When my boat was hit, Village Marina dock master Kevin Lefler was out into the storm, arriving at my slip before the fire department, to check to make certain I was OK. He has since repeatedly offered any assistance he could provide. The next week I stopped into the Chevron station in Ruskin for gas and asked the manager what ended up happening to my prepaid gas. Youre the one! he said in reply. It turns out he saw me drive off without putting in the gas and cancelled the transaction. The credit for your card should show up on your statement, he said. Wow there are still honest people in this world. Steve Fagan, owner of the Mullet Shack, stopped by to drop off some of his delicious smoked mullet and mullet spread. It turns out that Steve was out fishing when that same storm hit. He said in 30 years on the water, he had never seen anything like it and, although miles from home, had considered getting off his boat and finding a place to more safely weather the storm. Both of us are lucky to be alive. And his mullet spread added a taste and good feeling to that good fortune. Then there are also the many emails I received from you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your compassion helped to drive away a good bit of feeling sorry for myself and reminded me of what is important in life. On the surface it would seem that it is going to cost thousands of dollars in replacing equipment on the boat simply to get back to where I was. But that isnt entirely true because where Im going now is better than where I was before. Ive learned a lot from my experience. Ive seen the Yin and the Yang both are integral parts of this world but it is the actions and compassion of people, sometimes seemingly minute but powerful nonetheless, that make the bad doable. Perhaps that I lived at all also showed the compassion of God.Prior to a few weeks ago, my boat was increasingly neglected as I was increasingly focused more on distractions. But now Im back on it and Im happier for it. Stepping aboard I can feel the adventure, I know she is capable of taking us anywhere in the world. Once again I look out into the Gulf of Mexico and wonder what it is like over the horizon. The distractions have been minimized, my outlook has changed and improved. And all it took was a little potentially lethal wakeup call shot down from the sky, along with some really good people like you. I feel better than ever standing in front of the navigation section at West Marine. Life is out there. Its good stuff. COMMERCIAL SHEETFED AND WEB PRINTERS210 Woodland Estates Ave. S.W.RUSKIN645-4048 From Design to FinishPRINTINGCall us on your next printing project! New Manatee Alert App designed to help manatees A Florida-based corporation, EarthNC, through its conservation venture Conserve.IO, has teamed up with Save the Manatee Club to help boaters reduce the chance of hitting and harming manatees in Florida waterways, with the free Manatee Alert App. This smart-phone-based map displays instructive visual alerts, notifying boaters when they are approaching manatee speed zones. It also helps facilitate the reporting of injured manatees and manatee harassment to the proper authorities to ensure urgent help where needed. The new Manatee Alert App is a good example of how smart phone technology can help the public become better informed, help protect an endangered species, and contribute to preserving our environment, says Brad Winney of Conserve.IO. With the majority of the public now having some form of smart phone or tablet, applications like Manatee Alert can provide safety and conservation messages in real-time. During the busy Labor Day weekend and throughout the year, manatees are especially vulnerable to the heavy boat traffic moving through the waterways in every direction. Floridas manatees have already suffered a catastrophic year due to a prolonged red tide event in southwest Florida and an unknown toxin in the Indian River Lagoon. There have been 717 manatee deaths from all causes so far through Aug. 9, 2013, which is higher than any previous years total mortality, with exception of the cold stress mortality event in 2010. At the current rate, the mortality for 2013 will likely break all previous yearly mortality records since record keeping began. In addition to these complex events, boat collisions continue to pose a serious long-term threat to the manatee population. Since many manatees inhabiting Florida waters bear the scars from past encounters with boats, use of the Manatee Alert App can go a long way towards preventing such injuries and deaths, says Dr. Katie Tripp, Save the Manatee Clubs Director of Science and Conservation. The Florida boating community is encouraged to get the free Manatee Alert App as well as Save the Manatee Clubs free public awareness materials to help prevent manatee injuries, suffering, and death. Waterproof boating banners, dock signs for Florida shoreline property owners, boating decals, and waterway cards containing safe boating information, are available by contacting Save the Manatee Club via e-mail at education@savethemanatee.org, by regular mail at 500 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751, or by calling toll free at 1-800-432-JOIN (5646). Manatee protection tips for boaters can also be found on the Clubs website at www.savethemanatee.org/boater tips.htm.Go to http://bit.ly/15EYen6 to download the free Manatee Alert App. Conserve.IO, based in Delray Beach, develops mobile applications for conservation organizations. For more info, go to www.conserve.io.

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26 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 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 813-481-9060 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 Places of Worship Area Obituary $925Complete, No Add-Ons813-645-6130Zipperers Funeral Home www.ZipperersFuneralHome.com BETH ISRAEL The Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, 1115 Del Webb Blvd. E. Sun City Center (813)634-2590 SHABBAT SERVICES FRIDAY EVENING AT 7:30 PM TORAH STUDY SATURDAY AT 12 NOON MORNING SERVICES 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAY 10AM EVERYONE IS WELCOME Richard Edwin SchulerRichard Edwin Schuler, age 79, passed away on August 25, 2013 in Tampa, Fl. He was born in St. Louis, Mo. on March 11, 1934. Richard was an avid cyclist and swing dancer; he was a longtime businessman in St. Louis and a wellrespected caterer in the Sun City Center area of Florida. He is survived by son Richard, daughter Laura, and wife Linda. There will be a celebration of life at Kings Point Borini Theater in Sun City Center on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to C.A.R.E., a local no-kill animal shelter. A man brought his arrogant, bitter and cruel boss home for dinner. He had spoken often about how difficult it was to work for him. His son stared at the guest for quite some time but said nothing. Finally, the boss asked, Why are you staring at me? Because, said the boy, dad says you are a self-made man and Im wondering why you made yourself the way you are. The Bible tells us that we were created in the image of God, that we were intended to be like Him. Whenever we try to make ourselves into something other than what God intended for us to be, we end up in disaster. God has great plans for each of us. He wants our lives to be filled with the joy that comes from knowing His Son, Jesus Christ as our Savior. He wants us to feel the comfort of His presence. He wants us to realize that His peace is available when our hearts are troubled. Most of all He wants us to give Him first place in our lives. When we do this, we will have life with a capital L. Visit us at: SowerMinistries.org.Brandon church offers alternative to trick-or-treatingFrom tots to teens, youngsters throughout the community are invited to join their friends and neighbors for an early evening of free fun and food from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27 at the First United Methodist Church of Brandon when it holds its annual Fall Festival. Church members will be hosting Trunk-N-Treat, a wholesome Halloween alternative featuring decorated car trunks filled with candy and other treats. Costumes are encouraged, except for those that may be scary, evil or offensive to others. Also on tap for the younger set are crafts and games of all kinds as well as inflatables, music, face painting and hayrides. In addition, children and adults alike are welcome to enjoy complimentary grilled hot dogs and hamburgers. The event, in its fifth year, is meant as an outreach to the community and the fact that more than 1,000 attendees are expected this year is indeed testimony of its success. First UMC Brandon members Michelle and Sigmund Martis brought their toddler son Bradon, now five, to the inaugural event. Theyve returned every year since, more recently with their two-year-old daughter Eliana also in tow. I like it because its a safe place and I know the people who are handing out the candy, said Michelle, who noted every year they also invite people who arent members of the church to go along with them. Long-time church members Becky and Ron Jordan never miss an opportunity to get involved in projects that benefit others. And they certainly wouldnt miss the Fall Festival and the fun of bedecking their trunk with festive Halloween adornments and loading it with a heap of goodies to give to the kids. The Trunk-N-Treat is a wonderful outreach program to families living near the First UMC Brandon campus, Becky said. It is another way to demonstrate You Are Loved, just like (the words written) on our yard signs and the decals on our vehicles. First United Methodist Church of Brandon is located just north of SR 60 (Brandon Blvd.), at 121 North Knights Ave., between Kings and Parsons. Call the church office at 813689-4161 for more details or visit www.fumcbrandon.org.Angel Attic ribbon cutting is Sept. 8A ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8 for Calvary Lutheran Churchs new Angel Attic thrift store. The new 4,000-sq.-ft. facility, the first construction component of the future Calvary Mission Center Complex, features resale clothing, household goods, furniture and childrens items. The thrift store has been closed since construction on the new facility began in February. The Angel Attic dedication will feature a brief scripture service, ribbon cutting, and light refreshments. Attendees are welcome to tour the new facility, ask questions of the volunteers, and even do a little shopping. Calvarys Community Cupboard food pantry, located on the same property, uses the proceeds from the Angel Attic to feed nearly 300 local families a week. During the dedication, the Community Cupboard will also be open for tours. The new Angel Attic is located at 1424 E. College Ave. in Ruskin, at the corner of SR 674 and 15th St. For more information, contact Mindy Weisberg at 813-930-5411.The View Church hosts modern revivalOn three consecutive Saturdays in October, The View Church in Riverview will host Refresh . revive your walk with God: Modern Revival for todays Christian family. The dates are Oct. 6, 13, and 20 at 10 a.m. at the church, located at 11990 Big Bend Rd. in Riverview (Summerfield Elementary School). A different guest speaker will speak each Saturday: Oct. 6, Ron Smith, pastor of Adult Ministry, First Baptist of Brandon Oct. 13, Wendell Sawyer, pastor of China Grove Baptist Church, Louisiana Oct. 20, Frank Twombly, pastor of The Faith Worx Church, in Apollo Beach For more information, call 813230-3967.Bible study is open to allWomen from Sun City Center and surrounding neighborhoods are invited to join women of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in a Bible study entitled Faithful, Abundant, True: Three Lives Going Deeper Still, recorded live at the Orlando Deeper Still conference. Bobbi Curtis will facilitate the study, starting on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and running each Wednesday evening for seven weeks. Each week the study begins with video sessions, titled Faithful, Abundant, and True. While three women each speak on the distinctive topic the Holy Spirit led them to teach, together the messages result in a marvelous blend. Kay Arthur challenges women to faithfulness in difficult days. Priscilla Shirer points to the essential of trust in Gods ability, and Beth Moore teaches on how to discern truth from error in these troubled times. If you would like to attend or need more information, contact Bobbi Curtis at 813-633-8582. St. Andrew is located at 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West in Sun City Center.Free movie about hero of Dutch Underground shown Sept. 15On Sunday, Sept. 15 the Oak Grove United Methodist Church will host a free showing of The Hiding Place a movie about Corrie ten Boom, who became a leader in the Dutch Underground, hiding Jews during the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland. The movie starts at 3 p.m. in the church library. Refreshments will be served. Oak Grove United Methodist is at the corner of Habana and Waters Avenues in Tampa.

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 27 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL K-2 Through 12th GradeSunday School.................................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship...............8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Evening Service..............................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Service................7:00 p.m. Awana............................................7:00 p.m.Dr. Barry RumseyA Resource for Families FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCHMinister DR. DAVID CAMPBELL INVITES YOU TO SERVICES AT OUR NEW LOCATION10:30 a.m. SUNDAYSNO CREED...BUT CHRIST NO BOOK...BUT THE BIBLE 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West Sun City Center, FL 33573 Church is Handicap accessible Phone: 813-634-1252 For information visit: www.standrewatscc.org St. Andrew Presbyterian ChurchSunday Services 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 Getting to Know You (Donuts & Coffee) ....9:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Service ............6:00 p.m. Sunday School ...........................................9:30 am. Wednesday Evening Service ......7:00 p.m. Sunday Morning Worship............................10:55 a.m. Thursday Morning Prayer ..........10:00 a.m. Southside Baptist ChurchA Warm, Loving & Friendly Church Christian Womens Connection lunch is Sept. 12South Shore Christian Womens Connection September Luncheon and Program is Thursday, Sept. 12, at Club Renaissance, 2121 So. Pebble Beach Blvd. in SCC. Inspirational speaker Becky Burgue will share Pictures from the past: Possibilities for the future. The program will feature Music and Harmonies of DaMen. Seating begins at 11 a.m.; the program is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The menu is shaved roast beef sandwich plus beverage and dessert. The alternate meal is tossed salad with grilled chicken. If you desire this option, be sure to order it when you make your reservation. The cost is $17 inclusive and reservations are required. Call Pat Butler at 813-938-4320 or Tara Flood at 813-383-7540 or e-mail aunt.butler@gmail.com. Make reservations or cancellations before noon Monday, Sept. 9.September is Ladies Month at New Life Tabernacle In September, New Life Tabernacle will host two major events geared specifically for women in the greater Tampa Bay area. On Thursday, Sept, 26, ladies can enjoy Sister Time. This ladiesnight-out event includes spiritual enrichment, prayer, girl talk, food, and fun. Sister Time begins promptly at 7 p.m. at the New Life Tabernacle worship center. Women are also invited to attend a special Ladies Service on Sunday, Sept. 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The theme for the service is He Made Woman, reminding women of their importance, value, and purpose in society. The speaker for this event will be Cyvonne Davy, first lady of New Life Tabernacle. Both events are free. New Life Tabernacle is located at 6912 Williams Rd. in Seffner.Sonshine Opry Gospel Music Festival ... Its a God thing Tommy CashGet ready to rejoice at the Sonshine Opry Gospel Music Festival at the Plant City Strawberry Festival Grounds on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Its a day of faith, family, friends, and fellowship. The entertainment for all ages includes kids stage, puppet shows, food vendors, craft vendors. The Madonia stage showcases the talents of Tommy Cash, singing a tribute to his brother Johnny. Also rocking the stage, local churches, performers, and entertainers kick up the energy with bluegrass and southern gospel. Lineup includes Dennis Lee, Ramblin Rose, Ezekiel33, Masters 4, Centurions, and others. A car show will add a touch of classic nostalgia. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 children ages 4-14. Visit www.sonshineopry.com for more information. The Festival Grounds location is 2508 W. Oak Ave. in Plant City. Fall studies at South BayThe womens ministry at South Bay Church, Riverview, has chosen A Womans Heart Gods Dwelling Place by Beth Moore for its fall study which will begin Tuesday, Sept. 10. A Womans Heart Gods Dwelling Place (updated edition) is a 10-week study. The two hour classes will be offered at 9:15 a.m. and again at 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday. Workbook is $16. Information and registration is available in the church lobby or by email to faith@ southbay.cc The mens ministry is currently studying the popular book Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. Join them weekly as they take a deeper look at what it means to be a completely, committed, follower of Jesus. Register at marsha@southbay.cc or in the church lobby. Both studies are open to all men and women in the area. Childcare is available upon registration for a $5 donation per family per week. Space is limited so register soon. South Bay Church is located at 13498 U.S. Highway 301 South, Riverview. Visit their website at www.SouthBay.cc or call the office at 813-677-0721. Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center will host Jon Leonetti, an international Catholic speaker, author and radio host from Monday, Dec. 2 through Wednesday, December 4 for its annual Advent Parish Mission. Leonetti will speak at 9 a.m. International Catholic author to speak at Prince of Peaceand 7 p.m. (mirror sessions) each day in the parish hall. The talks are free of charge and open to the public. If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, you are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.popcc.org.Bands for Brooklynn is this Saturday Christ Community Church, 1310 John Moore Rd. in Brandon will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 5-10 p.m. for Brooklynn Santos, who is battling Spinal Muscular Atrophy. There will be family fun with bands, raffles and bake sale. Tickets are $4 in advance, $6 at the door. Call 495-1045.

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 ANNOUNCEMENTS100 FARMERS MKT200 Place your ad by calling:(813) 645-3111 x201Up to 20 words:$17Deadline:Monday at 4 p.m. 30 each addl. word100 ......Announcements 200 ......Farmers Market 300 ......Merchandise 400 ......Marine 500 ......Real Estate 550 ......Manufac. Housing 600 ......Rentals 650 ......Professional Services 700 ......Services 800 ......Employment PHONE: 813-645-3111 FAX: 813-645-1792 EMAIL: beverly@ observernews.net BOLD LINE: Addl. $3 Published by M&M Printing Co. 210 Woodland Estates Ave. SW Ruskin, FL 33570 MERCHANDISE300 310 GARAGE/YARD sSALE MARINE400 TRANSPORTATION450 312 EsSTATE sSALEsS REAL ESTATE500 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 105 PPERsSONALNew in SCC Do you have rashes, dark circles under eyes, swollen joints? Several toxic cleanses can reduce/ eliminate toxins. 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Saturday, Sept. 7. 6908 Simmons Loop, Riverview. 8am-3pm.312 EsESTATE SALEsS The Perfect Piece. Quality used furniture. 2406 College Ave., Ruskin. New inventory & many clearance items. We buy & sell. 813-645-1800 Cell: 382-7536 Your home will be staged for best results. Working in Sun City Center for 26 years.Please feel free to call about the sale or its contents. d Cell: 508-0307 or Eve: 633-1173 GofrtsGolf carts wanted. Buy sell, trade. Chargers, parts all related. Ronnys Carts & Parts. 813-484-9855 or 813-645-4515 425 SLIPsS OR STORAGESouth Bay RV & Boat Storage. Specializing in outside storage for RVs, boats & trailers. 813-677-2000 www.SouthBayStorage.com otorcces2012 150CC motor scooter. Excel lent condition, 2,000 miles, sporty & 60/ 70 mpg. $600. Clean title. 813677-2716 or 813-777-2498 461 TTRAVEL TTRAILERsS1997 Wildwood 5th wheel trailer. All appliances. Asking $3,000. Call 813-634-8365, to see ousesore 2BR/2BA furnished condo 55+ community SCC. Excellent condition 2 med pets allowed water/ sewer/ yard care included 813352-4944 Read the entire newspaper online to Observernews.net. Community news & advertising 24/7 is only 1 click away. To Place Call Beverly 813-645-3111 20 words for $17.00 and 30 for each additional word. Bold prepaid. We take Visa, MasterCard or Discover Joe DiPaula Jr. Joe DiPaula Jr. ED MORSE CadillacBRANDON11020 Causeway Blvd. Brandon, Florida 33511Cell 813-453-9770 Bus 813-661-0887 Fax 813-699-1125 E-mail josephdipaula@edmorse.comGet FREE Car Washes for LIFE! Ask for Joe YOUR CADILLAC SPECIALIST EXPERIENCE CADILLAC Overstocked Dog Food TOP Brands 50% off Canadae Wellness California Natural Natures Variety Prairie Merrick Grain Free Eagle Holistic Select and more!All Brands 30-lb. 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32 SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 Youre Invited Open House Celebration Join us Saturday, September 14, as we celebrate the opening of BayCare Outpatient Imaging and Laboratories and HealthPoint Medical Group at the St. Josephs-South Physician Oce Building.Space is limited. Beat the lines and preregister today. BC1302402-0713 Balloon artists Face painting Games Music Snacks and beverages Prizes and giveaways Ask-a-Physician Bike safety demonstration Free health screenings Facility Tours One Blood Mobile