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www.ObserverNews.netSeptember 19, 2013 Volume 57 Number 35THE OBSERVER NEWSPAGE 3: Local father and son team take 3rd place at the National Spearshing Tournament last month. PAGE 23: Its that time of year buck fever is epidemic. Outta the Woods focuses on this Fall obsession. PRST STDPAIDRUSKIN, FLORIDA 33570 PERMIT NO. 8 MEMBER WEST FLORIDA Were your#1 Floor Source Fall into Savings! Fall into Savings! 1629 Sun City Center Plaza(near SCC Post Office)813-633-7116 for Tile, Hardwood, Laminate and Carpet! LOOK INSIDE FOR: Classified Ads PAGES 27-30Respond to backflow valve survey before Sept. 30 By PENNY FLETCHER%  penny@observernews.netDavid Brown earned the 2008 Moral Courage Award from the Hillsborough County Commission for fighting bureaucracy. But the fights never stopped. My reasons for continuing with this have changed twice since I began, Brown said in an interview Sept. 11. But I still want the same thing I wanted when I started. What he wants is for utility companies to be responsible for the safety of the utility they provide. It shouldnt be up to the homeowner to protect himself, he said. Brown began his crusade against Hillsborough Countys interpretation of state legislation concerning backflow valves that are placed to prevent irrigation water from wells and ponds from entering drinking water in 2007 because he thought citizens were being price-gouged for something they shouldnt have to pay for in the first place. But then he realized there was a terrorist aspect involved as well. And finally, after several years, he also saw a problem with eminent domain. The utility companies should have to own, install, test and maintain them (the backflow valves). Federal laws say utilities must defend citizens against contamination, he said. That isnt whats happening here. All federal law says is you have to have a cross-connection control program. It does not specify how. It could be anything, from a simple homeowner saying he has one to a situation as bad as we have here in this county, he said. Florida law determining procedures for backflow valves on properties that irrigate their lawns from a pond or well is up for review at the end of this month. The state is conducting a survey to find out what residents think about having a valve Continued on page 13u In South Hillsborough: like nowhere else on earthSouth Hillsborough resident and environmental steward Gus Muench is working to guide the county towards the establishment of an eco-tourism and adventurist dream.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSLongtime waterman, crab fisherman and champion of the environmental protection of Tampa Bay, Gus Muench takes a slow boat along the proposed Uzita Trail. By %  MitchITCH TrRAphPHAgenGEN mitch@observernews.net t is the dream of so many people finding a deserted tropical island with a white sand beach, a place in paradise all to themselves; a place where nature can be enjoyed in all of its remarkable, indescribable beauty. Such a dream represents peace in an increasingly hectic world. It is a universal dream that crosses age and financial circumstances. In places like the Bahamas or the South Pacific, billionaires are buying islands while sailors and tourists go in search of those that remain. And those in colder climes can only dream while the snow falls. There is just something about a deserted beach with palm trees that inspires so much. In South Hillsborough, that dream is just a walk away. OK, its actually wading and a little bit of swimming or kayaking away Continued on page 16u Its time to name that school HHILLSBOROUGH CCOUNTY SSCHOOL BBOARDArchitects rendering of the new school to be built in Ruskin. By %  KeEVinIN BrRADyY kevin@observernews.net Theres no shortage of names for a new $14.2 million elementary school due to open next year in Ruskin. Some 137 nominations were sent in for the school on East Shell Point Road in Ruskin, next to Lennard High School. We had someone suggest Mickey Mouse Elementary among others, said Steve Hegarty, a Hillsborough County School Board spokesperson. We also had some other cute ones like Little Lennard since its adjacent to Lennard High School. Nominations for the name of that school, now known as Elementary School A, which will serve 940 students, were accepted through Sept. 9. The school is due to open in August 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year. The floor plan for the school, designed by Wilder Architecture Inc., calls for a media/administration building, two-story classroom buildings with art, music and physical education spaces. Lennard High was named for University of South Florida graduate and East Bay High School teacher Earl Lennard, the Continued on page 9u Open house brings out crowdThe Open House for the new St. Josephs-South Physician Office Building in Riverview was held Sept. 14 and had many attractions following a ribbon cutting at noon, from balloon artists, face painting and games for the kids, to a bike safety demonstration. Periodically a DJ would take the microphone and say it was time to exercise by doing Zumba dancing. Staff and residents of all ages joined in. Read the full story on page 6.PENNY FLETCHER PHOTO

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 3 CARPET | HARDWOOD | VINYL | TILE | LAMINATE | BLINDS | SHUTTERS | WE REPAIR BLINDS | DRAPERY | VALANCES | BEDDING | UPHOLSTERY | BACKSPLASHES | AREA RUGS | THE 2011 & 2012 DOVE INTERIORS FLOORING & WINDOW TREATMENTSYour Flooring & Window Treatment Experts....22 Years Strong! DURING NATIONAL KARASTAN MONTHUP TO $1,000 CASH BACKNow is the time to save on gorgeous Karastan carpet! Every pattern. Every color. Come in today and save.Sale ends on November 11, 2013.0% FINANCING (see store for details) DOVE INTERIORS CARPET ONE SUPPORTS MADE IN AMERICA! Apollo Beach father-son team takes 3rd place in National Spearfishing Tournament Matthew and Barrett hold up the catch that gave them a top spot in the tournament. %  penny@observernews.netMatthew Brueckner grew up on Marathon Key and has always been in and around water. But all his diving and spearfishing abilities were in Florida: in Tampa Bay, the Gulf and the Atlantic. Waters are warm there, and fish come in tropical breeds. With the help of his friend Jon Michael Degidio, a graduate student at the University of Florida, Brueckner recently took a crash course in North Atlantic species. He also studied northern fish by researching on the Internet. Brueckner, an Apollo Beach resident who moved to South County from St. Augustine nine years ago, and his 15-year-old son Barrett qualified for the National Spearfishing Tournament held Aug. 1 in Rhode Island by winning the Florida Free Divers Spearfishing Championship. The fish are different up north, Matthew said. And the water temperature was in the 60s. Matthew has been taking Barrett spearfishing and diving for years, and in this tournament, the two competed in the Mixed Team Division, which means one adult is male, and the other team member must be either a teen or a woman, Matthew said. I started diving with my dad at 7 and spearfishing at 13, Barrett said. I fished my first tournament in 2011 in Tarpon Springs. It was the Fall Free Dive Classic. There, he won the title of Top Junior Shooter, and then in early 2013 he won the Big Fish Tournament for catching a 58.6pound black drum. Barrett and his dad practice at least twice a month. Matthews other son, Joseph, dives with them but does not enjoy spearfishing. His wife, Jennifer, however, to whom he has been married for 19 years, is the daughter of a commercial spearfisherman. Shes really used to the lifestyle, Matthew said. Matthew and Barrett went to Rhode Island a week early so they could check out the local waters for themselves. The fish were different, and so were the waters. You only have about five feet of visibility underwater, said Barrett. The speargun shoots about eight feet. But Matthew explained that people dont shoot near each other. You have to be still for awhile, or youre just chasing fish from one person to the other. There were 79 people in the national tournament, each in a kayak and diving gear. They were each given a list of fish that could be harvested and winners were declared based on how many fish were caught and the total weight of the catch. We had to go by Rhode Island laws, which of course are different from Florida, Matthew said. The U.S. Underwater Society is the governing body for the sport, as it includes both diving skills and spearfishing. The Council (territory) to which the spearfishermen belong is governed by the Florida Skin Divers Association. But people from all over the country, many who usually spearfish in fresh water, qualified and competed in the Nationals. We had six-and-a-half hours in the water to fish, Matthew explained. All contestants were restricted to a four-square-mile area. When asked if that was dangerous, Matthew said We were packed, but you have to remain still and be close to the fish awhile in order to get them. You arent just shooting blind in the water. When they spear in Florida waters, they mainly get hogfish, grouper and snapper. The family eats a lot of fish. Barrett said he could eat it seven days a week if he had it. Tournament entrants line up their kayaks on the beach just before start time. Matthew Brueckner and his son Barrett stand by the Leaderboard that shows them as taking Third Place in the National Spearfishing Tournament held Aug. 1 in Rhode Island.

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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 Once upon a time in a barnyard far away there were two boys with much too much time on their hands; they used that time to get into mischief. They noted that a storm had dislodged an eagles nest from a tree and that one of the eggs had not broken. They took this egg into the hen house and put it under one of the hens. They expected the farmer to be amazed the next morning at the size of the egg his hen had produced. What the boys did not know was that the hen they chose was a brood hen and therefore would sit on the eggs until they hatched. A week went by before the eggs began to crack. One by one, the new chicks appeared. The boys, as well as the farmer, were amazed because one of the chicks was much different from the others. It screeched rather than peeped, its feet were not flat like his brothers and sisters, but rather seemed crippled. All in all, he did not look the part of a chicken. But that was just the beginning. For the next months, he struggled to make his way in the barnyard, trying to scratch for food as his mother taught him. He was the most awkward thing you have ever seen as he followed his family around. The laughter from the other animals made him feel small and insignificant, even though he had outgrown his father who was the rooster of the barnyard. It wasnt until one bright and sunny day, when out of nowhere a shadow appeared that struck fear in all their hearts. Things changed for our friend, the ugly chicken. The shadow was that of a hawk who was bent on having one of the farmers animals for dinner. The scream of the hawk and the By William Hodges shadow darting about scared the ugly chicken so bad that he leapt into the air and then a miraculous thing happenedhis wings spread and he soared aloft. He used his newfound ability to defeat the hawk and save the other animals. It was then that they saw him as a powerful eaglenot an ugly chicken. More importantly, that is how he began to see himself. Sound a lot like the story of the ugly duckling? Well, it is a lot like that story but if I had used the more familiar one, you might not have read this far, and I would not have been able to make my point. Actually, the point is twofold. First, just because we have heard something before is no reason to close our ears to it or ignore it on second telling. It is not what we know that counts, but rather what we know that spurs us to action. Most of us have heard the story of the ugly duckling, or in this case the ugly chicken; but many of us learned nothing from it when we heard it the first time, hence, the need for point two. If you are extremely uncomfortable in the role you are playing in the great production called life, there is a better than even chance you are in the wrong role. Take a look at how you got where you are. Was it choice or chance that put you into your current circumstance? Did someone slide you into the chicken coop when you really should have been in an aerie? The animals saw an eagle that was doing its best to be a chicken and they laughed, as I think all of us would. Try picturing an eagle clucking around a barnyard. If people are laughing at you, it may not be because of who you are, but who you are trying to be. Their laughter may be your clue to try something else. Some were made to soar and some to sit on eggs. Each has its purpose and value. Have you found yours? Hodges is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and syndicated columnist. He also hosts an interviewformat television program, Spotlight on Government, on the Tampa Bay Community Network which airs Mondays at 8 p.m. (Bright House channel 950, Verizon channel 30) and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (BH channel 949, Verizon channel 36). The shows can also be viewed at www. hodgesvideos.com. Phone : 824-6410816. Email: bill@billhodges.com Website: www.billhodges.comPositive Talk: You might make a great eagleIts time for the South County Job FairHillsborough 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 robinsond@workforcetampa.com .Self-publishing genealogy is topicThe Manatee Genealogical Society will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Manatee County Central Libary, 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. West in Bradenton. In his presentation, How to Self-Publish at No Cost, MGS member Jim McHugh will cover the mechanics of printing genealogical or other information. In addition, Hints of Organizing Emails for Genealogy will be presented by computer special interest group director Currie Colket. For more information, email mgs.society@gmail.com or visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ flmgs.Salvation Army taking Christmas Assistance applicationsEach year, individuals and families turn to The Salvation Army for help during the holidays, whether its needing food for a holiday dinner or wanting to see their childrens eyes light up when they see presents under the tree Christmas morning The Salvation Army in South Hillsborough County is taking applications for Christmas assistance locally at 7409 US Hwy. 301, Suite 200 in Riverview. Applicants must bring proof of all household income, current food stamp letter (if applicable), proof of monthly expenses, birth certificates for all children, and photo ID for the adult applicant. Call 813-672-8139 for an appointment. The final application day is Tuesday, Oct. 8. RCMA School Board to meet Sept. 23The RCMA School Board meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. The location is the UF Gulf Coast Research & Education Center, 14625 CR 672 in Wimauma. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Judy Brill at 239-289-6822. Safe boating classes to be held at Apollo Beach Racquet ClubThe basic safe-boating course, About Boating Safely, will be held at the Apollo Beach Raquet Club from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on three consecutive Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15, and 22. Flotilla 75 (Ruskin) of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering the class. The cost is $40 and includes the ABS book, a lifetime reference manual. Many boaters quickly recoup their investment when their insurance company reduces their premium upon successful completion of the course. In addition, each graduate receives the Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card. Those who attend the class will learn everything from safe boating practices to basic knots, docking details and navigating in local waters. The Apollo Beach Racquet Club is located at 6520 Rickies Way, just past Apollo Beach Elementary School in Apollo Beach. For more information and to reserve a seat, call Ray Stewart at 813-645-2130.

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 OBSERVER NEWS 5 At Home Auto Care teams up with American Youth Soccer Ruskin-based At Home Auto Care, Inc. has teamed up with the American Youth Soccer Organiza tion as part of an ongoing effort to support local youth soccer through the Michelin Soccer Program. At Home Auto Care Inc. is one of a select number of tire dealers nationwide participating in the Michelin Soccer Program. Now in its 15th year, the Michelin Soccer program is designed to help local tire dealers give back to their communities by raising funds and providing equipment to local youth soccer organizations. Available now, members of the American Youth Soccer Organiza tion are eligible to receive a certif icate redeemable for a free soccer ball at At Home Auto Care Inc.; no purchase is necessary. The certifi cate is also redeemable for tire discounts and store promotions. For every MICHELIN tire sold dur ing the 30-day promotional period, American Youth Soccer Organiza tion will receive a $2 donation. The promotional period started Sept. 13 and continues until Sunday, Oct. 13. Since the programs inception, Michelin has donated more than $17 million of dollars and equipment to youth soccer organizations across the country. In addition to handing out equipment to partici pating leagues, Michelin and its participating dealers also make cash donations to the leagues based on the number of Michelin tires sold. The funds are often used to offset maintenance costs of the field, provide gear and uniforms for the team or assist with enroll ing children in youth soccer programs. In addition, families from the American Youth Soccer Organization who participate in the Michelin Soccer Program are eligible to receive tire discounts on the purchase of a set of four new MICHELIN tires during the promotional period. To learn more about the Michelin Soccer Program, visit Michelin Man.com. To find out more about At Home Auto Care Inc. contact Julie Gale, 813-645-0339, at 2003 S. U.S. Hwy 41 in Ruskin or visit www.athomeauto.net. SouthShore Regional LibraryKids program/event highlights Teen Game Zone Thursday, Sept. 19 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 Advisory Board Meeting Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. For teens in grades 6-12 ~ Join the Teen Advisory Board to get involved with the Librarys teen programs or earn community service hours for graduation, scholarships and more. Funding provided by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Talk Like a Pirate Day Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 5-10 ~ Arrrr! Join us for stories, adventurous activities, and crafts as we celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day. Registration is required. Ask at the Information Desk or call 813-273-3652. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Library.. Baby Time Monday, Sept. 23 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 10:05 a.m. For children ages 0-20 months and their caregivers ~ Early literacy begins at birth. Bond with your baby through stories, bouncy rhymes and songs in this 20-minute lapsit program that introduces early literacy skills and encourages language development. Toddler Time Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 10:05 a.m. & 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 10:35 a.m. For children ages 20-36 months and their caregivers ~ Stories, finger plays, songs and interactive activities make up this fun 20-minute program that highlights early literacy skills and encourages reading readi ness. Story Time Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 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. Family Story Time Thursday, Sept. 26 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. Family Artists Saturday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. For ages 5-12 ~ Celebrate illustrations! Participate in a drawing lesson! Join us for this special program featuring stories and a fun family art project. This family program is part of the Big Draw-Ruskin program. Registration is required. Please ask at the Information desk or call 813273-3652..Unwanted garbage cans to be Hillsborough Countys new garbage and recycling carts are ready to roll when automated collection starts the week of Sept. 30. But what do customers do with their old trash cans once the new kids take over the block? If customers simply cant find a use for their trash cans either by using them for yard waste, or repurposing them as storage containers or for other uses or if the cans have just lived past their useful life, here are some options: Curbside collection the week of Sept. 23. Place unwanted garbage cans curbside, with a note directing your service provider to take them. Place them inside the GRAY garbage cart. After automated collec tion starts the week of Sept. 30, customers can dispose of old garbage cans by putting them inside the GRAY roll cart for pickup. Remember, all items must be inside the cart in order to be collected. Take to a Community Collection Center. Dispose of old garbage cans at any of the Countys four Community Collection Centers. If residents cant find a use for their old recycling bins, these also may be placed inside the GRAY garbage cart or recycled at a Community Collection Center. For more information or questions about the new collection service, visit www.HillsboroughCounty.org/TalkTrash, or call the Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department at 813-272-5680. South Bay Hospital celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness MonthSouth Bay Hospital will celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday, Oct. 10 by hosting its 3rd Annual Pretty in Pink Party. The event will take place at the United Methodist Church in Sun City Center at 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, from 11:30 am to 1 p.m. Celebrate with lunch, massages, free bone-density screening and information on the importance of getting your mammogram. Seating is limited, so be sure to call 888-685-1595 to reserve your seat. For more information about this event, or Digital Mammography, call Natalia Diaz at 813-6340496.Feel Fabulous fundraiser for Honorary SouthShore Mayor is tonightThe Feel Fabulous fundraiser to support Anne Madden for Honor ary Mayor of SouthShore and The Good Samaritan Mission is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19 The location is at A Peaceful Harbor Day Spa and Salon, 1312 Apollo Beach Blvd. A $5 donation enters you to win one of several great door prizes, including such items as gift packages from Spa employees, the Merle Norman Studio, and select local businesses If you are unable to make the fundraiser, the Spa is accepting donations to support Anne dur ing normal business hours, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The Spa is closed on Sundays. To make an appointment or purchase a gift certificate call the spa at 813645-3303. To see more about the business visit www.apeacefulhar bordayspaandsalon.com. This event is a charity fundraiser. Checks should be made out to the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce with Annes name listed on the checks memo line. All money must be received at the Chamber by Oct. 31. Proceeds will be divided evenly between the Chamber and Good Samaritan Mission.East Bay HS and Riverview Chamber hold coffee hourThe Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce and East Bay High School will hold a special Coffee Hour and Networking event at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20. Refreshments will be served and RSVPs are requested. To RSVP, call the Chamber at 813-234-5944. East Bay High School is located at 7710 Old Big Bend Rd. in Gibsonton.

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No other discounts apply. Additional charges for shop supplies may be added. See store for details. Exp. 10/24/13MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONFREEValue$3995 AAA DiscountOBNCALL FOR LOWEST PRICES ON TIRES131 Central Ave., Brandon813.685.2939 FREE Shuttle to FishHawk & Sun City Center TIRES DEALER ALTERNATIVEAAA Authorized Service Center OIL CHANGE & LUBRICATION$1095OBN motor oil. Purolator oil filter. Most cars and light trucks. Please call for appointment. Valid only with coupon. Not valid with any other coupons or specials. Coupon expires 10/3/13 10% DISCOUNT on service or repair.EXCLUDES TIRES & SALES SPECIALS Honor All Competitors Coupons 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 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 %  penny@observernews.netSome patients are loyal to their doctor no matter how far they have to drive. Thats because they say they give them the kind of care they need when they need it. Karl Ohlrich of Palmetto has been driving the 30-mile distance to Apollo Beach for more than 35 years to see Dr. Frederick Taylor. About 15 years ago, Dr. Vincent Laganella joined Taylor in his practice. But the Apollo Beach office is set to close in November. No, that isnt bad news! The two doctors have accepted two of three positions to lead the family practice at the new St. Josephs-South Physician Office Building at 10141 Big Bend Rd. in Riverview that held its Open House Sept. 14. Joining them there is Dr. Moriam Ayo-Amu, a Ruskin resident, who Taylor says was chosen because of her excellence in family practice while working in St. Petersburg. All three work with HealthPoint, which belongs to the BayCare system that is providing care for patients at the new facility that has been built in front of what will soon be the new St. Josephs Hospital-South, patterned after the hospital in Tampa. This medical facility is a pilot for St. Josephs, said Taylor in an interview in his office the day before the Open House. Its not just for Hillsborough either, its also for Pinellas. What Taylor is referring to is a concept he says is taking hold all over the country and that BayCare believes is cutting edge. Were rolling this out for other HealthPoint offices, too, he said. The concept is giving the patients more preventive care and less hassle. Ive wanted to do something like this since 1975 but until the St. Josephs system, I havent been able to implement it fully. They call it population management, which breaks down to facts about what each individual patient needs. If a patient with a chronic condition like diabetes for instance is managing really well over a period of time, maybe he or she doesnt need to come in every three months just to get their meds, Taylor said. We have a patient-centered medical home, this way. It isnt just seeing a doctor. There will be a health coach, and a PCC a person who calls the patient on a schedule and asks about their regular maintenance, like blood work or tests. That way, if they need something before seeing a doctor, it is already taken care of. The medical visit goes smoothly and they shouldnt have to keep coming back. Taylor has worked with hospitals before, commanding as Chief of Staff at South Bay Hospital more than once while holding the position of Chairman of Internal Medicine. The new office will take Medicare, certain Medicare and Medicaid HMOs and other managed plans, and most major insurances, he said. Pediatric orthopedic surgeons Timothy Bradley and Brian Deignan will see patients at the Big Bend location one day a week to start, Deignan said. Besides the patient care offices, the building has a state-of-the-art Outpatient Imaging center and a full laboratory. The Open House had many attractions following a ribbon cutting at noon, from balloon artists, face painting and games for the kids, to a bike safety demonstration, Zumba dancing for exercise, and many types of health screenings. Staff handpicked from other HealthPoint facilities answered questions about health and diet and took people on tours of the facility. Blood donations went on all day, as residents came and went and met the docs who wandered around talking to everyone all afternoon beneath a large tent. PENNY FLETCHER PHOTOSDoctors Vincent Laganella, Frederick Taylor, and Moriam AyoAmu talk with patients at the Open House celebration held for St. Josephs-South Physician Office Building at 10141 Big Bend Road, Riverview Sept. 14. Orthopedic surgeons Timothy Bradley and Brian Deignan talk with children standing in line to use the bounce-slide at the event. Open house celebration brings out crowd at St. Josephs-South MONEY SAVING TIPS: Take bananas apart after purchase. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster. Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold.

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 7 COMMUNITY CHURCH COLLEGEUNITED COMMUNITY CHURCH GREAT HALL 1501 La Jolla Avenue, SCC (813) 634-8607FREE CATALOGwith full details for the courses and trips available Website: www.4lifelearning.org 2013 FALL SEMESTEROctober 21 thru November 21OPEN REGISTRA TIONTuesday, September 24 9:00 1:00 p.m. No refunds unless the course is cancelled!EARL Y REGISTRA TION www.4lifelearning.org You may use PayPal online to pay for the unlimited classes only. There is a $1 handling fee for each class.LA TE REGISTRA TION TRIPS AND TOURSFRIDAY, OCT 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.$40 SATURDAY, NOV 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $25 FRIDAY, NOV 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.$49 FRIDAY, NOV Noon 5:00 p.m.Die Fledermaus $62 FRIDAY, NOV 9:30 2:30 p.m. $45 MONDAYS TUESDAYS WEDNESDAYS THURSDAYS Adult Education Classes. These are non-credit courses with no previous education needed. Classes are open to everyone in the entire community & surrounding areas.*Limited enrollment courses do not permit walk-ins unless noted. GIFT CERTIFICATES will be available for purchase on Registration Day Sept. 24 and in the College Ofce thereafter. A gift certicate is a perfect gift to give a friend, a relative, your spouse, or as a welcome to the neighborhood gift for new neighbors! A gift certicate is also a great way to say thank you too! Give the gift of fun and learning one size ts all! The price for one certicate/ course is $25 and the recipient can select the courses they wish to take. There is no limit to the number of gift certicates one may purchase. The gift certicate will be valid for one year from date of purchase. PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE NOT VALID FOR TRIPS, ONLY COURSES. Dear Savvy Senior, I have been taking care of my elderly mother for nearly three years and its taking a huge toll on my finances. Are there any resources you know about that can help family caregivers get paid? Financially Exhaustedr Dear Exhausted, To get paid as a family caregiver, there are various government programs, tax breaks and family payment options that may be able to help you, depending on your moms financial situation. Heres where to look for help. State Aid If your mom is low-income and eligible for Medicaid, you may be able to get paid a small amount by the state. In 15 states, Medicaid offers a Cash & Counseling program (see cashandcounseling.org) that provides an allowance that can be used for various services, including paying family members for care. Many other states have similar programs for low-income seniors, even if the person receiving care doesnt quite qualify for Medicaid. To find out about these options contact your local Medicaid office. Veterans Aid In some communities across the U.S., veterans who are at risk of nursing home placement can enroll in the Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services program, that allows veterans to manage their own care, including hiring and paying their own caregivers. Also available to wartime veterans and their spouses, is a benefit called Aid and Attendance that helps pay for in-home care, as well as assisted living and nursing home care. This benefit can also be used to pay family caregivers. To be eligible, your mom must need assistance with daily living activities like bathing, dressing or going to the bathroom. And, her income must be under $13,362 as a surviving spouse minus medi cal and long-term-care expenses. If your mom is a single veteran, her income must be below $20,795 to be eligible. Her assets must also be less than $80,000 excluding her home and car. To learn more see va.gov/geriat rics, or contact your regional VA office, or your local veterans ser vice organization. For contact information, call 800-827-1000. Tax Breaks Uncle Sam may also be able to help if you pay at least half of your moms yearly expenses and her annual income was below $3,900 in 2013 (not counting Social Security). If so, you can claim her as a dependent on your taxes, and reduce your taxable income by $3,900. See IRS Publication 501 (www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p501. pdf) or call the IRS help-line at 800-829-1040 for information. If you cant claim your mom as a dependent, you may still be able to get a tax break if youre paying at least half her living expenses, including her medical and longterm care costs, and they exceed 10 percent (or 7.5 percent if youre 65 or over) of your adjusted gross income. You can include your own medical expenses in calculating the total. See the IRS publication 502 (www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/ p502.pdf) for details. Family Payments If your mom doesnt financially qualify for the government aid or the tax breaks, can she afford to pay you herself or do you have any siblings that would be willing to chip in? After all, if your mom had to pay for home-care services, the costs would be anywhere between $12 and $25 per hour. If she agrees to pay you, its best that you or an attorney draft a short written contract detailing your work and payment arrangements so every one involved knows what to expect. A contract will also help avoid potential problems should your mom ever need to apply for Medicaid for nursing home care. Another payment option to consider is for your mom to adjust her will, so you receive a larger por tion of her estate for providing her care. But to avoid conflict, be sure all family members are aware and in agreement. Also, check to see if your mom has any long-term-care insurance that covers in-home care. If she does, in some cases those benefits may be used to pay you. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Nor man, OK 73070, or visit SavvySe nior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today Show and author of The Savvy Senior book.How to Get Paid for Being a Family Caregiver 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. Saturday, Sept. 21 Fashion-Variety Show and Luncheon, 12 Noon for all Elks and their guests. Fashions by Rose Boutique, Perfor mance 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.On Oct. 16, Advance Healthcare will host a free online education fair for healthcare professionals who are inter ested in pursuing advanced degrees or completing their CE requirements. This event gives attendees an easy way to learn about the latest degree programs and continuing education opportunities. Healthcare professionals can chat with reps from schools, download helpful program information and even attend a free session on career advancement. The healthcare sector was responsible for one out of every six jobs created in 2012, maintaining its status as one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. Hospitals and health systems consistently add hundreds of thousands of jobs each year, even when the economy is struggling. And to make sure healthcare professionals everywhere are ready to meet these demands, ADVANCE hosts this annual online event to highlight the importance of education. In addition to exploring a variety of education opportunities, attendees can enjoy an exclusive webinar, entitled The Cultural Fit Factor: How to Assess Organizational Culture, which will take place at 2 p.m. Also up for grabs is a $100 Visa gift card. Attendees can enter to win by attending the event between noon and 6 p.m. ET on Oct. 16. They can submit an entry in each booth to increase their chances of winning. Professionals can learn more and register online at http://j.mp/edfair13. This online education fair will remain available to attendees for 30 days after the event ends. This gives anyone who wasnt able to attend the chance to still participate. For more details, call 800-5464987, email ADVANCEevents@ advanceweb.com or visit www.advanceweb.com/events.Online education fair for healthcare is Oct. 16

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8 SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 SouthShore Regional LibraryAdult program/event highlights Introduction to Facebook Thursday, Sept. 19 at 12:15 p.m. Create a Facebook account and profile, search for friends, invite friends and become a friend. Limit: 20. Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson Thursday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. Book discussion: An amnesiac attempts to reconstruct her past by keeping a journal and discovers the dangerous inconsistencies in the stories of her husband and her secret doctor. A Short History of Tea Friday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. Today, tea is the most widely consumed beverage worldwide, second only to water. Join Shawn Geitner of Beleave Teas Inc. on a journey that begins in China where the tea plant Camellia Sinsensis was discovered over a thousand years ago. Attendees will learn Japans influence in tea history and see how tea consumption spread through Europe, Africa and the rest of Asia. Iced tea will be served. Adult Writing Group Monday, Sept. 23 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. Adult/Teen Watercolor Painting Monday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Join Art Instructor Arthur Dillard for this two-part painting class (must be able to attend both classes). The second class will meet on Monday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 pm. Students will learn the technique of painting with monochromatic color and create a painting with a monochromatic color scheme. All abilities welcome. Materials provided. Limit 22. Registra tion required at 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. Internet: Safety and Security Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 12:30 p.m. Learn how to surf the Internet while avoiding common scams and pitfalls that can compromise your security. Learn about different types of malicious software, how they get on the personal computer, how to remove them, and precautions to take when using the internet. Limit: 20. On-Line Genealogy Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 3:30 p.m. Learn how to begin your family history research using Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest. eBooks for PC, MAC, Nook, Kobo, Sony and Other eReaders Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m.Learn how to check out and download free library eBooks to read onto a PC, Mac, Nook, Kobo, Sony and other eReaders. Explore Adobe Digital Editions and learn how to check out a library eBook using OverDrive and Freading. Presented by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. Limit: 20. Family Center on Deafness Telephone Distribution Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. Presented by Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI). FTRI provides free specialized equipment and training to qualified Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. The equipment enables them to place and receive phone calls. Mah Jongg Club Wednesday, Sept. 25 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. Register in advance at the Information Desk or call 813-273-3652. SouthShore Needle People Wednesday, Sept. 25 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 to work on. 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. Enjoy live music with the Moonglow Dance ClubMoonglow Ballroom Dance Club will feature the live music of Rudy Rosa at its monthly dance from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. in Sun City Center. In addition to enjoying his very danceable music, just watching Rudy play his Synthesizer is a visual treat. The attire at Moonglow Dances is dressy casual. Members are FREE, and visitors/ guests pay $5 per person at the door. Singles table(s) are always available. BYOB and snacks, and the Club will provide ice, water, cups, and napkins The Moonglow 2013 Schedule of year-round monthly dances has a great lineup of talented entertainers booked for your dancing and/or listening pleasure. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 813-6331297 or 813-642-8845; if you would like to receive Moonglow informa tion by email, contact gail3357@gmail.com. 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. 19 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 Fish Fry 4:30-7 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan, 7 p.m. Queen of hearts, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 Crew Games 6 p.m. Music by You 2 Kan 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept.22 Music by Bert & Sassy 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 Crew Games & free Hot Dogs 6 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 24 Games in Lounge 1-4 p.m. Kitchen opens 4:30 p.m. Bingo 6 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 28 Steak Dinner 4:30-7 p.m. $12 at the canteen. Thursday, Sept. 26 Bar Bingo 6 p.m. Active military get in free to X-League gamesThroughout the entire 2014 X-League Indoor Football seasons, all games will grant free entry to all active military personnel. The X-League and Florida Marine Raiders want to acknowledge those who serve the U.S. to protect the countrys freedoms.Be sure to search our classified section starting on page 27 Have something to announce yourself?Call Beverly 813-645-3111

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Sci-Brain is in partnership with the Roskamp Institute, an internationally acclaimed research institute devoted to understanding causes of and nding cures for neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions. Tuesday, September 24th at 10:00 a.m. The Golf Club at Cypress Creek Refreshments will be served. Reservations required — seating limited. Please call 634-2000 TODAY to reserve your place Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC Sci-Brain, Cotter Financial and LPL Financial are unafliated entities. 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Similarly, the School Board is looking for a name that will reflect someone who has contributed to education in the county. Sorry, Mickey. Suggestions for names received by the deadline will be included in the packet of materials sent to school board members, who are expected to vote on the school’s name at the board’s Sept. 24 meeting. Nominations were also made to call the school after Jack Lamb, a former school board member, and Vince Thompson, former principal of East Bay and Riverview High Schools. To avoid campaigns to stuff the ballot box, the school board does not pick a name based on how many nominations it garners. “We just bring the names to the board members and they decide,” Hegarty said. “Each member then proposes a name and it usually takes a few ballots before the name is chosen.” Board members can also come up with a name that was not on the list, as they did several years ago when they named a new high school in Lutz after George Steinbrenner. The nominations will be included with other names that have been suggested over the years. According to school board policy, “schools shall be named for individuals who have rendered outstanding service to public education, such as U.S. presidents, school board members, educators, outstanding citizens and geographic locations.” The new school, on a 14.53 acre property owned by the school board, is expected to support recent and future growth impacting Ruskin and Cypress Creek Elementary schools, according to a March 19 report filed with the school board from Superintendent MaryEllen Elia. The school shall be designed to achieve LEED Silver certification, and will open in August 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) program that allows new and renovated buildings to be certified as developed with more environmentally sustainable concepts. 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Fri. 7:30 am 8 pm One Coupon Per Customer$2 OFF Regular CutsADULT CHILDREN 12 Barbers to Serve You Application deadline for Hillsborough County Fairs Harvest Queen Contest If you are ready for the experience of a lifetime as the Greater Hillsborough County Fairs Harvest Queen or Jr. Harvest Queen, get your application in now. The 2013 Harvest Queen and Jr. Harvest Queens application process has started and will close at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7. The Sr. Harvest Queen will receive a $1000 scholarship, sponsored by Linda and Marvin Brown, with an additional $1000 matching scholarship from Florida College should the winner enroll there. The competition and selection for the 2013 Harvest Queens will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 60 and Sydney Washer Road, east of Brandon. The Harvest Queen royalty act as official ambassadors for the Fair by promoting the heritage and values of the community, and making appearances around the county during their reign. The 2012 Harvest Queen Kallee Cook.winning contestants must embody the Fairs values of integrity, pride of place, southern hospitality and commitment to community. To view the application form visit:www.hillsboroughcountyfair. com or call the Fair Office at 813737-FAIR (3247). Entry forms must be delivered to the Fair Office by 6 p.m. October Artwalk is Oct. 4 & 5Celebrate the start of the art season with Tie One On in Bradentons Village of the Arts. Participants will dress up the Village for the opening of the 2013/2014 Art Season by decorating fences throughout the Village with neckties. The event is Friday, Oct. 4 from 6 to 9:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get those old ties out of the back of your closet, suggest event organizers, and Tie One On to your favorite fence in the Village or choose one of theirs from tie tables throughout the Village provided by the Manatee Memorial Auxiliary Thrift Shop in Bradenton. Ties on fences will be on display until the following weekend when all ties will be donated back to the Thrift Shop. The Village of the Arts is centered around 1113 12th St. W in Bradenton.Digital photography classes offeredProfessional photographer Charlena Beacom will teach the class about lighting, positioning subjects, shooting sports games vs portraits, creating digital photo books and more in a six-week class offered at the Florida Academy of the Performing Arts in Brandon. The class meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, Oct. 16 Nov. 20. The cost is $160. Christmas Photography Class The FAOPA is also offering a four-week Christmas Photography Class for $140, meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays, Oct. 7-28. This basic class encompasses the fundamentals of photography, creative photography and how to create photo gifts.For more information on either class series, call 813-490-2787. Classes are held at Music Showcase, 402 Oakfield Dr. in Brandon. Natalya WillowFeline Folks offers two looking for loveNatalya, left, is a sweet little two-year-old buff tabby being fostered for Feline Folks, a nonprofit organization committed to the human management of community cats. Natalya is very affectionate and gets along well with other cats. She is up to date with her shots, fixed and ready for a new home. Willow is about 11 weeks old, very sweet and has a huge motor. She loves to snuggle and is looking for her forever home. Feline Folks needs volunteers for small grant writing, feedings and transporting cats. Monetary or food donations are always welcomed. For more information, call Feline Folks at 813-545-7611.Manatee County Agriculture & Extension Service workshopThe workshop is held at the Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service, 1303 17th St. West in Palmetto. Minimum workshop size is required; workshop size is limited. Register in advance online at http://manatee.ifas.ufl.edu or call 941-722-4524. Make your own garden containers, fake rocks, stepping stones and decorative garden accents. This lightweight artificial stone is easy to make and has many uses. And, we have added color to the recipe! Take home the items you create in class along with the recipe to make hypertufa at home. This class fills up fast. Advance payment of $10 for materials due Sept. 20 and guarantees your spot in class. Check or cash only, make checks payable to Friends of Extension. Register online or call the Extension Master Gardeners.East Bay Christian School holds golf fundraiserEast Bay Christian School will hold its 8th annual golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 5 at noon at Summerfield Crossings Golf Club in Riverview. All paid participants will receive goody bags, door prizes, and dinner. Gifts and door prizes will be awarded at the dinner immediately following the tournament. The cost of the tournament is $50 per individual or $200 per team. The format is best ball. All the proceeds this year will be used to pay for general operating costs at East Bay Christian School. The school welcomes the participation of businesses or individuals who are interested in sponsoring a hole or supplying door prizes. The cost per hole sponsor is $100. The school also still needs three major business sponsors who would like to sponsor the putting contest, chipping contest, and competition prizes. The cost for these sponsors will be $500. For more information, contact Principal Bruce DuBois at 813-677-5236.JOBS! JOBS JOBS!Sponsored by The Observer News, Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance and WorkNet Pinellas.

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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 SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 11 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. 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Alley, a true beauty, loves to play with the other cats at the shelter. She enjoys sunning on the lanai and is quite a charmer, but she would like to come to live at a forever home of her own. Allie will be spayed, microchipped, and brought current on her shots. DOB: November 22, 2012. RUSKIN BrR ANCH LIbr BR Ar R Y Adult Computer Classes for the Technologically Challenged Diagnosing and correcting common problems associated with Windows Operating Systems. Introduction to Google: the layout, tools, gMail; Maps, Images, Web Searching, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Have a new eReader or interested in getting one? Learn which devices can download the librarys free eBooks and how to load eBooks onto various types of eReaders. Discover the librarys large selection of eBooks in various formats! Topics include bidding, proxy bidding and My eBay. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Topics include selling, fees, listing types, pricing and research. eBay account required and basic mouse/keyboarding skills are recommended.Cedric The Entertainer returns to The Mahaffey The versatile and multi-talented Cedric The Entertainer returns to The Mahaffey stage and his roots in standup comedy for a special night of entertainment Friday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. Cedric The Entertainer is a comedian, actor, producer and director best known as one of the headlining stars of Spike Lees hit film, The Original Kings of Comedy, as well as co-star of the WBs No. 1-rated sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show, and for his scene-stealing role as Eddie in the Barbershop films. Additionally, he is currently star ring in his own sitcom on TV, The Soul Man, which he co-created and executive produces. Tickets for Cedric The Entertainer are $49.50, $59.50, $69.50 and $79.50 and may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727-893-7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater box office, 400 First St. South in St. Petersburg. Box office hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. There are no added charges on tickets pur chased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.

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Brown says that’s not fair and this is the time to join him in his fight to change things. An email from Les O’Brien, training specialist at the University of Florida’s Center for Training, Research and Education for Environmental Occupations showed agreement on one major point with Brown: Price, writing that “The prices charged for testing and installation were exorbitant and uncalled for.” The backflow issue began in 2007, when a plumber was called to a residence in Sun City Center’s St. Andrew Estates subdivision and reported that the residence did not have a backflow valve for its irrigation line. The man received a notice he had to buy and install one. That resident called community activist John Bowker, who alerted Brown because Brown had worked on the county’s Flood Plain Map and knew a lot about water tables and flow. “Then the county sent a man to take a survey and checked every home for cross-connection valves so he could issue notices,” Brown said. Hundreds of people were suddenly affected with large bills, he said. So Brown began investigating the problems with the valves and found they could easily be tampered with — even to the point of adding chemicals and poisoning people. He’s been working with officials ever since but now he’s filed a petition to go before an administrative judge. “With all the news about chemical weapons, I waited until 2 a.m. so I could file my petition on Sept. 11,” he said. “If people join in this now, maybe we can change things.” Because Brown was appointed by the Hillsborough County Commission as the County’s Representative on the Hillsborough County Cross-Contamination, BackflowSiphonage Control Board, he is allowed to represent others. “There are 1.278 million people represented with my filing,” he said, showing the Petition he filed 12 hours before his interview. “This goes before an administrative judge, not a federal or state court,” he explained. Basically, the lengthy document asks that the current interpretation of how to control backflow be “stricken” from the record and that utility companies be responsible as new homes are built and as water meters are changed out so that eventually, all backflow valves would be on the strip of easement belonging to the county (they are currently on the property of the owner) and that they be owned and maintained by the company instead of the homeowner. “Nobody has ever even gotten sick from backflow in the State of Florida,” Brown said. “If the utility companies owned the valves you better believe they wouldn’t be using anything that cost what they do now.” He has created a website that lists the current backflow valve laws, and a list of reasons why he (and others who are working with him) say they do not belong in residential areas. There is also a link to the State’s survey on the site, www.suncitydave.org and clicking on Florida Backflow Valve Survey. An ordinance would have to be written by the County Commission and then they would have to vote on it to change things locally, but the State survey will help dictate how they vote. “It looks like they (Commissioners) might be favoring a $20 valve on county property now but we can’t be sure until it happens,” he said. Taking this survey will help ensure that residents get to express their opinion on this matter which has cost so many so much, he said. “The current valves are not only the responsibility of the homeowner to install and maintain, but they are a real invitation to vandals and then there’s that matter of eminent domain. People need to speak up now while there’s still time.” Backflow valve survey Continued from page 1 X The Moral Courage Award is issued each year by the Hillsborough County Commission to a citizen who fights bureaucracy, even if that citizen has done battle against the Commission’s own policies. PENNY FLETCHER PHOTO David Brown of Sun City Center has been fighting the county’s practices concerning backflow valves on private property since 2007. His battle against bureaucracy earned him the county’s 2008 Moral Courage Award — but he isn’t through yet.

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14 SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 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 Patrons of Tampas Channel District will now have added value when visiting restaurants and other businesses at Channelside Bay Plaza. From Sept. 13 through Jan. 2, 2014, the Tampa Port Authority will offer patrons of the plaza free parking at its surface lot on Garrison Street, adjacent to the plaza. The free parking will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with the exception of evenings designated as event nights. Overnight parking will continue to be prohibited. Local residents and visitors are encouraged to visit Channelside and enjoy its retail shops and restaurants. Its a new day at Channelside Bay Plaza, and we very much want to show our support to our partners and tenants of the complex, as well as provide visitors with added value to thank them for supporting the fine Port offers free parking at Channelsideestablishments at Channelside, Paul Anderson, port president and CEO, said. In addition to being a U.S. top ten cruise homeport, the Port of Tampa is one of the nations largest and most cargo-diverse seaports. The port handles a full array of cargoes, from building materials to petroleum products, for the entire west/central Florida region. The port is the largest economic engine in the region, supporting about 80,000 jobs and generating $15.1 billion in annual economic impact. For more information about the Port of Tampa, visit www. tampaport.com. Ive been writing this column for almost three years now, and it truly is a labor of love. However, its still labor! I have to admit that every now and then, as I face the weekly deadline, I get a really bad attitude about doing it. When you have to come up with over a hundred columns a year, it overtaxes the Inspirational Muse. Ill sit, facing the computer monitor, waiting for a topic to come into my head. And I got nothin! I get more agitated as the minutes get closer to the deadline. You can tell when I have those weeks; the column will consist of a list of events we have here for the week or I make up fun things to do when a hurricane hits and you have no electricity. But mostly, I get in a bad mood. I act like a little kid who wants to play hooky and go walk in the sunshine instead of write. I let myself be distracted by emails, phone calls and visitors walking in the door until theres only ten minutes to the absolute deadline and I end up writing something that doesnt interest anyone. And my mood gets worse. Self-discipline is NOT one of my virtues. Sometimes I feel about writing like I used to feel about piano practice. I know doing it will make me better, but it still isnt something I want to do RIGHT NOW. If Im inspired by a new piece of music, Ill sit at the piano all day and work on it until Ive mastered it. But if its the same old etude eh. Not so much. Practice does NOT make you perfect. Perfect practice makes you perfect. Still, its something we have to do. You didnt become a fast typist by only doing it once a year for ten minutes. Nor did you become a whiz at that computer game by only playing it every other month on the second Wednesday. Heres something we all could use a little more practice doing: separating ourselves from our own negativity, other negative people and the damage they do. Nothing saps your energy more than negativity. As any Star Wars fan knows, use the Force for Good! Do not succumb to the Dark Side! Thats often easier said than done. A body in motion tends to stay in motion, especially if that motion is heading downhill! But there are some ways to slow it down until it stops completely. The most important thing to do is refrain from making your thoughts your words. Do not vocalize your bad mood to anyone, even your best friend. Especially keep it from your coworkers who might inadvertently catch it and spread it around the rest of the office like a bad cold. By keeping it to yourself SILENTLY you take its power away. Next, stop what is contributing to your bad mood and go into an area where you are completely by yourself. The stall in the bathroom is a great place. And then repeat to yourself out loud This is a great day, with great potential, and I can tackle anything if I just quiet my mind and let things be! You might have to say it out loud several times, but just keep saying it. (Dont listen to any voices or laughter you might hear from the other stall) So, here I am with another column done, all because I stood up from the computer, went into the ladies room and talked to myself. Ive been using this trick for a lot of years and it always works for me. Maybe thats because I practice!By Dana Dittmar, Executive Director SCC Chamber of Commerce You, me and business: Dont succumb to the dark side!Ruskin Womans Club seeks women vendors for November shopping fairThe Ruskin Womans Club will hold its Second Annual WomenOwned, Home-Based Business shopping event, Trinkets, Baubles and Bling Holiday Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 16. The Club is seeking women vendors, with the intention of having one brand of each type of product, although it may invite vendors of similar types to participate. Selection of vendors will be made on a first come, first served basis. Among the types of vendors sought are the following (brands in italics have already been approved): Accessories and clothing ~ Miche Bags, Thirty One, handmade items like scarves, hats, gloves, pursesArtistic works ~ Paintings, pottery, wood items, pens, stained glass, etc.Cosmetics/skin care ~ Arbonne, Avon, Mary Kay Kitchen items ~ Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, cookbooks Home goods ~ Scentsy, Tomboy Tools, Yummy at Home, handmade aprons/linens, painted porcelain Jewelry ~ Park Lane, Silpada, Jane Mae Jewels, Bend & Twist Natural Stones, Jewels by Sherry Lea, Minkamoo Studios (beading & dichroic glass), Red Hat, wood, sea glass Other handmade items ~ Handbags, wood containers, baskets, ornaments, needlework, felting Pet products/items ~ Clothing, treats, collars, leashes, bedding Gift certificates sales Woman-owned businesses: gym memberships, hair, massage, personal trainers, photography, restaurants, spa, sporting events, etc The Ruskin Womans Club will create flyers to distribute within the Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Riverview, Sun City Center areas. A notice will be sent to all area newspapers, chambers of commerce, its membership, and personal networking groups. Each vendor selected to participate will be provided with an emailed .jpg and/or .pdf file to copy and distribute to its own clients, customers and networking groups. For information about vendor fees, available space, etc., contact Carolyn Jones at 813-645-3488 or Robin Roberts at 813-507-0509.

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16 SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 Howard A. Orba, M.D. | Michael G. Caruso, M.D. | Leslee Baute, P.A.C.WWW.THESKINCANCERCENTERS.COMSOUTH HILLSBOROUGH COUNTYS ONLY FELLOWSHIP TRAINED MOHS SURGEON Are you over 65? Did you know people over 65 have a 50% higher likelihood of developing Skin Cancer? NOW ACCEPTING TRICARE PRIME TAMPA SARASO TA FLORIDAS NEW NO CDDFEES MSC318-Sun City Center Observer-REV.indd 1 8/2/13 10:30 AM but that paradise is right here, although few seem to know about it. On Tampa Bay, rare clusters of islands beckon. And with eco-tourism on the rise, South Hillsborough may well be sitting on a rare gem of a natural tourist attraction that could result in In South Hillsborough: like nowhere else on earth Despite being located on the doorstep of the Tampa Bay area, one of the nations largest metropolitan areas, the Uzita Trail offers deserted tropical islands and white sand beachs.u significant new revenue for the county, and South Hillsborough in particular. Gus Muench is the driving force behind the Uzita Trail, following a line of islands and mangroves that Indians walked and lived along for centuries. Starting at the mouth of the Little Manatee River, the trail extends all the way down to the Manatee County line. It is nine to twelve miles of wildlife, beautiful islands and mangroves a dream for eco-tourists and adventurists. Although the entire trail would generally be for those up for serious adventure, even small bits of it can carry you to an entirely different world, a world far from the hustle and bustle of the four million people living in the Tampa Bay area. Even small bits walking in the footsteps of the ancients can calm your soul and carry you to a simpler, quieter time, even if only for a little while. Muench has spent 42 years on the water and could easily pass for a man in his 50s. His true age is revealed only by the fact that a half-century is not nearly enough time to acquire the wisdom and knowledge that he possesses. He has long been a self-taught naturalist and has had a hand in much of the preservation that has taken place along the Hillsborough County coast of Tampa Bay. He has been a commercial crab fisherman since 1976. In 1996, he decided to change his methods to specifically avoid damaging the sea grass with his crab traps, a time long before many people were concerned about sea grass. There are few places left in Florida, let alone in America, like the Uzita Trail and Muench is hoping that the Hillsborough County Parks Department could take an oversight role over it, without having to undergo the expense of ownership from the various public jurisdictions that lay claim to the highly unique string of islands and shallows. But for now, the trail is there, just as it was when Native Americans lived in the area many centuries ago. People could put a kayak in at the Cockroach Bay boat ramp and go around Paradise Key, Muench said. Once you get past that, the bottom is hard sand and you can walk on it. The water is only six to twelve inches deep closer to the islands and is indeed walk able, an experience unlike anything even the most scenic land trails can provide. For centuries, the Native Americans walked the same route barefoot, although Muench strongly recommends that modern travelers wear surf boots or water slippers to protect from the oyster shells. Muench also recommends that hikers do the stingray shuffle to warn snoozing stingrays of your presence, u

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The trail could be an enormous draw for people in search of a unique and natural outing or adventure with very little cost to the county and the taxpayers. While the trail itself would not generate revenue, the sheer unique qualities, found nowhere else, could well bring tourists to area hotels and restaurants, along with new business opportunities for the county or private enterprise for kayak rentals. The Parks Department could do this, Muench said. Florida is a state known around the world for its stunning natural beauty but with an everincreasingly population moving into the Sunshine State, that natural beauty is under a constant threat, even without an intention to do so. Every new person that comes to Florida impacts it a little bit, Muench said. We dont want to impact things but we do. Every person impacts things just a little bit. But for now, and, with a little help from Hillsborough County to ensure its pristine existence for generations to come, a natural experience that is nearly incomparable in this nation remains, much as it has for centuries. Muench is hoping Hillsborough County Commissioners will recognize the trail for the remarkable and unique jewel that it is a place like no other that could well have a significant impact on tourism with very little investment. In a letter to Commissioners, dated September 18 for the Board of County Commissioners meeting, Muench wrote: A few years ago, Friends, a group of South County individuals met with BOCC Members to discuss creation of Uzita Conservation Area around the Cockroach Bay area. Because Friends lacked clout and leadership, nothing materialized from those discussions. To create the Uzita Conservation Area requires only drawing a boundary line around the area, not purchasing property. Hillsborough County benefits by managing the region, unlike today where management is divided between FDEPs Aquatic Preserves, State Park Services Tampa Port Authority, and the Parks Dept. Hillsborough County Parks would be lead management agency under the BOCC to oversee and manage the Uzita Conservation Area. The Parks Department and HCEPC are the only departments providing any meaningful management in this area now. Today, [the] BOCC is recognizing the ELAPPs 25th Anniversary. Im suggesting that the 25th Anniversary should be used to begin the process for creating the Uzita Conservation Area. The original Indians survived off the bounty of fish and shellfish of the area for some 700 years with only their shell mounds as history. The De Soto Trail starts in here. [The] BOCC should demonstrate to citizens of Hillsborough County the importance of its past history and protection of the environment, which amounts to a big plus for the BOCC [and the residents of this county]. Muench quoted President Theodore Roosevelt from his speech about the Grand Canyon as equality appropriate to the rare jewel that exists largely unknown in Hillsborough County: Leave it as it is. You cannot improve it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it. What you can do is to keep it for your children, your childrens children, and for all who come after you, as one of the great sights which every American if he can travel at all should see. Leaving it as it is, yes, but proper management by county officials is still essential to ensure the resource will continue to be available for generations to come, keeping it for our children and us. Muench has already begun the process of installing small, discreet signs marking the water trail at his own expense. With just a short drive, a sense of adventure and a kayak, paradise awaits, with deserted islands, palm trees leaning over white sand beaches and a bounty of wildlife and history. Moving south along the trail, the water becomes clearer, the mullet can be seen jumping while majestic ospreys soar and dive for fish. It is a trail that leads to a simpler time, a place of incomparable beauty this stands on the doorstep of one of the nations largest metropolitan areas, but remains a world away. For more information about the Uzita Trail, visit www.uzitashores. com or www.crabbyadventures. com/home/uzita_trail-walk_ wade_swim MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS

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See the current issues of The Observer News, as well as past issues, classified advertising, advertising information, and much more! www.ObserverNews.netIt was morning fishing again this past week as the rains came in full force in the afternoons. You would think, that since we waited so long for the snook to come back, that everyone would catch a snook, but what I saw this week was a lot of redfish. The snook are out there, but I didnt see many catches. If we are to remain The Fishing Capital of the World, we must be ever mindful of how to save our marine resources and do everything possible to protect them. Here are a few rules for handling fish before releasing them. Never lift a fish by its jaws if it is to be released, as this may keep it from future feeding or even hurt its internal organs. Use wet hands to handle your released fish. Do not use a towel. If your fish is exhausted, dont release it until you have revived it by moving it forward in the water while its mouth is open. Release after movement returns. Never put your hands in a fishs gills if you intend to release it. Another dynamite salt water catch is the cobia. It will give you a fight like the snook and redfish do. This fish is a lone wolf that likes to hide around a buoy or channel marker. If you toss your bait close, it will dart out and strike hard. Sometimes it will fight for as long as forty five minutes. This fish averages twelve pounds and is edible if properly prepared by bleeding while alive or by trimming off the dark meat. The largest recorded catch is 149 pounds. Minimum size length for legal catch is 33 inches and one per day. Fresh water catfish were gracing many dinner tables this week. Also pan fish, fresh water cats and bass are still being caught in the upper waters of our rivers. 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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 813-645-3529 Ken Knox, Contractor Lic: #RX0057641 Glass Rooms, Screen Rooms, Screen Fronts, Garage Screens, Pool Enclosures, Carports, Vinyl & Acrylic Windows, Roof Overs, Awnings, House Windows Florida naturalist offers a lifetime experience on the water, with a seafood finishBy %  cTren mitch@observernews.netThe soul of Captain Gus Muench is tied to the waters of Tampa Bay. While working as an employee of the telephone company in Ruskin, he would awaken early to spend time on the water and then return again, tending to his crab traps in the evening and night hours. He has spent 42 years plying the waters along the wilder portions of the Hillsborough County coastline with Tampa Bay. The flats, the shallows and the wildlife are seemingly part of his DNA. He is at home here, on the water. Over the decades he has become increasingly involved in preserving it and, more recently, ensuring that the relatively unknown incomparable beauty can be shared with others. He is knowledgeable, capable, careful and one heck of a nice guy.To help those who may otherwise have limited access to the water, from longtime residents to elderly snowbirds to young children, Muench, a U.S. Coast Guard certified captain, has created Captain Gus Crabby Adventures, taking groups of up to six people out to experience the beauty of the bay, along with a little taste of life as an old-time crab fisherman. Through his work, he has been featured in numerous local and national news articles, and even in a European documentary. Depending on your tastes, it could be a romantic evening cruise or a learning adventure but all tastes converge as the trip ends with a fresh seafood dinner, either outside near the water or in an air conditioned dining room, created specially for guests at his home, a tropical oasis on the water he calls Bay Chop Villa. Muenchs tour offers his guests a chance to be a crew mate, if desired, even baiting or helping to haul in crab pots if so inclined. But most of all, it is a one of a kind eco-experience on the most beautiful waters of Tampa Bay. Boat tours typically last for two hours, followed by a tour of Muenchs traditional crab shack and beautiful waterfront property near the Little Manatee River. He may call it Crabby Adventures but Muench is anything but crabby. He is a compassionate, friendly, articulate and highly knowledgeable captain overflowing with information about this unique environment. At home in his environment, he has also made friends with a heron he named, I Wanna Eat, a bird that waits on the dock for Muenchs crab boat to pull up, knowing that his trusted human friend will share some of the waters bounty. For more information and pricing, visit www. crabbyadventures.com, email baychopgus@verizon.net or call 813-645-6578 or 813-6456063.MITCH T TRAPHAGEN PPHOTOSGus Muench at home on the water. The flats, the shallows and the wildlife of Tampa Bay are seemingly in his DNA. He has become a champion of environmental protection in this highly unique and sensitive area.Upon returning from a tour of the Uzita Trail, I Wanna Eat was waiting for Muench, his trusted human friend, on the dock. The bird wasnt disappointed. Vintage fishing tackle on exhibit until September 27 The Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee County Agricultural Museum are hosting an exhibit of vintage fishing tackle through September 27. Lures, rods, reels, tackle boxes, vintage outboard motors and a collection of other fishing paraphernalia will interest fishing enthusiasts and collectors alike. The park and museum are located at 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. Admission is free, though donations are encouraged. Operating hours are Tuesday through Friday and the first and third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. For more information call 941721-2034.Vintage outboard motors loaned to the Park & Museum by local resident Bert Mullins and a restored 1950s Pillsbury sign from Snead island loaned by Dale Aylward. A selection of vintage tackle on display at the Palmetto museum.FWC takes action on snapper, grouperThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has approved an Oct. 1-21 supplemental recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters for 2013 and eliminated a Feb. 1 March 31 closure affecting several species of grouper in Gulf of Mexico state waters. The elimination changes go into effect before the scheduled closures would have occurred. The season eliminations will also make state regulations consistent with federal regulations. State waters are from shore to 9 nautical miles in the Gulf and from shore to 3 nautical miles in the Atlantic. Federal waters extend out from where state waters end to about 200 nautical miles. The Oct. 1-21 supplemental recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters is for 2013 only. An October supplemental season has also been proposed for Gulf federal waters. Grouper species affected by elimination of the Feb. 1 March 31 Gulf closure include black, red, red hind, rock hind, scamp, yellowfin and yellowmouth. Grouper species in state waters off Monroe County are managed by Atlantic state regulations and, therefore, are not affected by this change. The Feb. 1 March 31 closure was adopted as an effort to rebuild gag grouper populations during the spawning season. Today, gag grouper is managed separately from other Gulf groupers with its own harvest season, which is open July 1 through Dec. 3 in most state and all federal waters. Removing this closure will provide anglers with additional opportunities to fish for many species of grouper during February and March in Gulf state waters. Thanks to successful state and federal fishery management, vermilion snapper populations have improved. In 2008, the Atlantic vermilion snapper population was considered to be undergoing overfishing, which means more fish were being removed from the population than was considered sustainable. At the time, state and federal fishery managers implemented several management changes, including bag limit reductions and the five-month season closure for the recreational fishery. Learn more about Gulf grouper, Gulf red snapper and Atlantic vermilion snapper by visiting MyFWC.com/Fishing.

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22 SEPTEMBER 19, 2013Tree parasites By DIANE STRAUSER ALVAREZ, I was at first happy to find mistletoe in my turkey oak when we moved to our new house some years ago; but later during one of the more recent droughts, the tree began to look as if it might be dying. I had watched my neighbors huge laurel oak near my tree for three to four years while the mistletoe bundles proliferated, and the small clump in my turkey oak doubled. The neighbor called in a professional tree trimmer who cut off huge branches back almost to the trunk, and we also cut off the branches in our smaller tree a foot beyond the mistletoe clumps. I was shocked then to see that the mistletoe had penetrated the branches of the tur key oak and actually grown into the bark The mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum, renamed this in 1989), is a parasite that reduces the vigor of the tree and can cause death if the tree is otherwise stressed. I just learned from an IFAS article that mistletoe can be harvested each winter, so that its growth is slowed enough to spare the tree. However, to stop the birds from depositing the digested berries and starting the growth of mistletoe in other trees, our choice was to remove the mistletoe. It has not returned, but only the larger laurel oak survived. My turkey oak died a year or so later. The legends and symbolism of the mistletoe are interesting to note, but Im more interested here in the similarity to another tree parasite, the strangler fig, that we find in abundance at Emerson Point and on the coastal islands of Boca Grande and Gasparilla Island. The birds eat the small figs and deposit the digested seeds in the tops of the cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto). The strangler fig (Ficus aurea) most often begins life as an epiphyte and winds its way down as a vine, actually producing aerial roots that seek the ground while producing more and more leaves shading out the growing top of the Sabal palm and eventually killing it. We might feel sorry for the palm, except that the dead tree becomes animal habitat and supports the new tree, which also is a food plant for wildlife. The strangler fig is also called the golden fig, perhaps to better its reputation. The aerial roots or branches that touch the ground take root, so the strangler fig may have many trunks like the Banyan tree of India. Another tree may grow from a seed that actually starts from being deposited in the soil and may have only one trunk. You will see examples of these on the trail at Emerson Point. Both mistletoe and strangler fig can be seen in natural areas of Florida.This column is sponsored by Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center located in Ruskin at 4140 24th Street SE, 3 miles south of S.R. 674 off exit 240 W. on I-75. Email: campbayou@gmail.com or call (813) 6418545 for more information. Crate Label Swap MeetOn Saturday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., a Florida Produce Crate Label Swap Meet will take place in the Carnegie Library Basement in the Palmetto Historical Park. Many Florida labels will be on display and available for trading and sale by some of the major collectors in the state. If you have labels or citrus related items, bring them to the swap as collectors will be purchasing as well as giving estimates. Come out and learn about this part of Florida history and enjoy the art and beauty the labels offer. Perhaps take some home! The address of the Carnegie Library is 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. For more information on the swap, call Jim Thielen at 941776-9444. In addition to the Crate Label Swap Meet, Word of Mouth BBQ will be on site selling sandwiches and hotdogs and there will be a community yard sale occurring at the same time and location.A vintage label from the Manatee Fruit Company. Community Yard Sale, Appraisals in Palmetto Historical ParkThe Palmetto Historical Commission is hosting a community yard sale on Saturday, October 5 from 9 a.m. 1 p.m. in Palmetto Historical Park. More than thirty tables will be set up selling treasures and bargains of all kinds. Word of Mouth BBQ will be on site selling BBQ sandwiches and hotdogs. Alexs Lemonade Stand will be raising funds to help fight childhood cancer. The park buildings including the Agricultural Museum will be open for free self-guided tours. During the yard sale, Palma Sola Appraisals & Sales will be offering appraisals for just $5 per item. There is a limit of three items per person, no jewelry please. Proceeds from the appraisals will benefit the parks family programming fund. The park is located at 515-10th Ave. West, Palmetto. For more information call 941-723-4991. SP E CIAL FOR 2Includes:2 Soup or Salad2 EntreesChoose from: (Spicy)2 Desser ts1 Complimentary Bottle of W ineA vailable for a LIMITED TIME ON LY W ednesday through Saturday 2 for $3999+ ta x Cypress Creek Golf Club 1 011 Cypress V illage Blvd., RuskinPlease call for reservation 813-440-45 76 Ext. 2LU NCH: T ues.Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. D INNE R: W ed. Sat. 4 to 8 p.m. BRU NCH: Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cypress Creek Golf Club 1 011 Cypress V illage Blvd., RuskinPlease call for reservation 813-440-45 76 Ext. 2LU NCH: T ues.Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. D INNE R: W ed. Sat. 4 to 8 p.m. BRU NCH: Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes, events at MOSI MOSI will host Food Truck Madness, and kick off World Space Week with a chance to see the universe up-close and personal through the MOSI telescopes. Food Truck Madness features some of Tampas biggest and best food trucks as part of the MOSI After Dark event series. Admission to Food Truck Madness is free. Additional fees apply for Sky Trail attractions and MOSI general exhibits. Blast off for a week of excit ing space activities as MOSI cel ebrates World Space Week 2013. Travel to the moon and experience life on a lunar colony in Mission: Moonbase. Immerse yourself in the night sky and travel through the universe in the Saunders Planetarium. Watch the sun through solar scopes and see the stars at night with the MOSI SkyWatch program on Oct. 5. Visit MOSIs Coleman Science Works Theatre throughout the week for amazing science demonstrations from the Education Team. MOSI will host Tampas firstever STEAM (Science, Technol ogy, Engineering, Art, Math) Professional Leadership Forum and luncheon Thurs., Oct. 10, at 11:30 a.m. With a prestigious panel including Dr. Raul Cuero, an inventor and microbiologist who was recently named MOSIs National Hispanic Scientist of the Year, the forum will address the challenges and opportunities that Tampa faces in regards to becoming a leader in STEAM education. Pre-registration is required. Visit MOSI.org

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Even though you can hardly tell, summer is almost over. Kids have returned to school, football is back on TV, and hunting season has been going on for a month now in south Florida. Most of us have already finished our preseason scouting, and weve hung our tree stands along well-traveled deer trails next to a mature oak tree thatll soon begin dropping acorns, if were lucky. Finally, the time of year weve been waiting for is here! Hunting season still comes in first in Zone A, which is that part of the state south of State Road 70. Archery and crossbow seasons there started Aug. 3 on private lands. Hunting Zone B is made up in part by the Green Swamp Basin and lies south of S.R. 50, west of U.S. 441 and the Kissimmee Waterway, north of S.R. 60 and east of the Gulf of Mexico. Archery and crossbow seasons on private property in Zone B start this year Oct. 19. The line that divides zones C and D has been modified slightly this year, so please make sure you know which zone youre hunting in. The line still begins at U.S. 27 at the (Gadsden County) FloridaGeorgia state line and runs south on U.S. 27 until it meets S.R. 61 in Tallahassee. From there, it follows S.R. 61, running south until it hits U.S. 319. There, the line follows U.S. 319, continuing south to U.S. 98; it then runs east along U.S. 98. And here is the part that changed. The line used to turn south on Spring Creek Highway, but now it continues east along U.S. 98 until it gets to the Wakulla River, where the river becomes the line, heading south until it meets the St. Marks River and continues downriver until it meets the Gulf. If you hunt west of that line, youre in Zone D, where archery and crossbow seasons begin Oct. 26 on private lands. In Zone C, ar chery and crossbow seasons open on Sept. 14. To hunt during archery season, youll need a Florida hunting license and an archery permit. During crossbow season, youll need a hunting license and crossbow permit. If youre a Florida resident, an annual hunting license will cost $17. Nonresidents have the choice of paying $46.50 for a 10-day license or $151.50 for 12 months. Archery and crossbow permits cost just $5 each, and all deer hunters must have the $5 deer permit. Anyone planning on hunting one of Floridas many WMAs must purchase a management area permit for $26.50. And dont forget to pick up the WMA brochure for the area you wish to hunt, because hunting season dates on many of the areas are often different from what the zonal dates are. You can pick up a copy of these WMA brochures at your local tax collectors office or read them at MyFWC.com/ Hunting. During archery season and that part of crossbow season that is concurrent with archery, you can take deer of either sex, regardless of antler size (except for spotted fawns). After archery ends, dur ing the remaining portion of the crossbow season, only legal bucks (having at least one antler that is at least 5 inches long) may be taken. The daily bag limit on deer is two. Bag limits for deer on WMAs can differ, so check the specifics of the area before you hunt. You can hunt wild hogs on private lands year-round with no bag or size limits. On most WMAs, theres also no bag or size limits, and hogs are legal to take dur ing most hunting seasons except spring turkey. On a few WMAs, bag and size limits do apply, so be sure to check the brochure for the specific area to be certain. Its also legal to shoot gobblers and bearded turkeys during ar chery and crossbow seasons, given SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 23Pull back on a string; huntin season is here!Outta the WoodsBy Tony Young you have a turkey permit ($10 for residents, $125 for nonresidents). You can take only one turkey per day, and theres a two-bird fallseason limit. Its against the law to hunt turkeys in Holmes County in the fall, and its illegal to shoot them while theyre on the roost, over bait, when youre within 100 yards of a game-feeding station when bait is present or with the aid of recorded turkey calls. On private property, if youre hunting during the archery season, you may hunt only with a bow, and you must have the $5 archery permit. During crossbow season, you may use either a crossbow or bow, but you must have the $5 crossbow permit. On WMAs, only hunters with a disabled crossbow permit are allowed to use crossbows during archery season. All bows must have a minimum draw weight of 35 pounds, and handheld releases are permitted. For hunting deer, hogs and turkeys, broadheads must have at least two sharpened edges with a minimum width of 7/8 inch.FWC tips for hunting seasonTrespassingThe possession of a hunting license does not authorize a person to trespass onto private land. Obtain landowners per mission before entering private land. Trespassing while possessing a gun or bow is a felony punishable by imprisonment up to five years and/or a fine of up to $5,000.Hunter orange requirementIt is unlawful to hunt deer or to accompany another person hunting deer on public lands unless each person is wear ing a minimum of 500 square inches of daylight fluorescent orange material as an outer garment. Such clothing must be worn above the waistline and can include a head covering. This rule does not apply during archery season.Tree standsUsing tree stands to take wildlife is permitted. However, driving any metal object such as nails, screws or spikes into trees on WMAs is prohibited.Wildlife AlertIf you suspect a wildlife or boating law violation, report Reward Program: 888-404service provider. 855.289.7725 2013 HearUSA, All Rights Reserved. Restrictions apply, call for details. FREE DEMONSTRATION of the latest hearing aids from Siemens featuring micon technology. 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24 SEPTEMBER 19, 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 WorshipArea Obituaries Edward J. PessolanoEdward J. Pessolano, 89, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away September 14, 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the first wave on Omaha Beach and retired as Head Bartender for Club 21 in New York City, NY. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Eleanor, a son, two grandchildren and his sister, Sister Christina Pessolano, CSJB. A funeral mass was held Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Sun City Center, Fla. Interment was with Military Honors at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, Fla. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Father Tom Coughlin, Dominican Missionaries, 143 Honeysuckle Lane, San Antonio, Texas. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home. Elinore Scheibe TurpinElinore Scheibe Turpin, 105, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away Aug. 1, 2013 at Palm Garden of Largo. Born in Cloquet, Minn., she came to this area 33 years ago from Fort Myers. Her career was with the U.S. State Department, working with the Foreign Exchange Program. She was a member of the Golf and Racquet Club and a charter member of the Kings Point Lawn Bowling Club. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Allan F. Turpin. Survivors include sons Allan Jr. of Sun City Center, and Bill of Raleigh, NC.; daughter Susan of Largo, Fla.; nine grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. In Loving MemoryOscar MullinsHoney Dad Pappaw May 30, 1956 September 22, 2012Not a day goes by without thoughts of you. The absence of your laughter we long to hear the sound. And see your smiling face among family gathered round. For now, we treasure our memories that within our hearts abound. Many friends miss your presence for you touched their hearts as well. Leaving a joyous, Spirit of Life within those, it shall dwell. Each day we go forward on Gods promise that well all meet again. When the gates of Heaven open for us all to gather in. We Love & Miss You So Much !! Janice Aimee & Shawn Angela & Dean Owen Danica Logan CorbinRevival is next week at Wimauma ChurchWimauma Church of God will host a revival with Bishop Dusty Wilson Sunday through Wednesday at the church location: 5504 SR 674 in Wimauma. The times are 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22; Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. nightly.Trinity Baptist hosts missionary coupleMissionaries John and Melissa Bjorgen will visit Trinity Baptist Church in Sun City Center on Sunday, Sept. 22. They will speak at the 6 p.m. service, followed by refreshments and a time for additional discussion and questions. The Bjorgens served in Belize and provided opportunities for shortand medium-term mission work by Christians from the U.S. In addition to the work completed during the mission work visits, the people involved were encouraged to become involved in missions work on a regular basis. The Bjorgens also reestablished the Galilee Gospel Chapel in Gales Point, Belize. They are now living in South Carolina while on home assignment in the U.S. The Bjorgens have two young girls and a baby boy. Trinity Baptist is located at 702 Del Webb Blvd. W. For more information, call the church at 813-634-4228. UCC honors First RespondersOn Sept. 15, United Community Church of Sun City Center held a service in memory of the lives lost on 9/11 and in honor of the first responders of today. As Robert Sheldon played the bagpipes, interim pastor Jean Simpson welcomed a procession consisting of Hillsborough County Sheriffs Deputies, Fire Fighters from Station 28 in SCC, the director of South Bay Hospital Emergency Room and volunteers from the SCC Emergency Squad. Blessing of the Animals is Oct. 5Dr. Jean Simpson, Senior Interim Pastor at United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave. in Sun City Center, will conduct a Blessing of the Animals service on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m. at the west entrance portico of the church. All members of the community are invited to bring their pets either on a leash or a crate. If you are not able to bring an animal, you may wish to bring a picture of an animal you love. Ruth Huber Dalton AndersonRuth Huber Dalton Anderson, 92, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away on September 11, 2013, at home after a brief battle with cancer. Ruth was born on June 11, 1921 in Shakopee, Minn., the third of four daughters to Edward J. and Laura S. Huber. After graduating high school in 1939, she entered nursing school at St. Josephs Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. She graduated in 1942 and joined the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps as an Ensign. She worked at Naval Hospitals in Norman, OK, Oakland Naval Hospital, Calif., and Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif., where she met Lt. Howard Dalton, a Marine. They were married five weeks later on April 29, 1944. Five months later he left for Iwo Jima with the 5th Marine Division and Ruth returned to Minnesota to await his return. Their first child, Gail, was born in March, 1945 in the hospital where Ruth had trained. After her husbands return in November 1945, they made several moves and had two more children, Jeff and Vicki. Ruth and Howard ended up in Greensboro, N.C. where they lived for 20 years. Howard died in 1986 after a long battle with cancer. In 1988 Ruth married Ray Anderson and moved to Sun City Center, Fla. where they lived for 18 years before moving to Freedom Plaza in 2006. Ray died in 2009 after numerous complications following a car accident. Having benefited from Hospices help during Howards final days, Ruth went on to volunteer with the organization for 23 years after his death. Always giving of herself but never seeking recognition, she was honored as Volunteer of the Year for Hospice in Hillsborough County, Fla. in 1993. Ruth was also instrumental in helping to launch and raise funds for the new Hospice House in Sun City Center. She always spoke in glowing terms of LifePath Hospice and considered her years of service and the relationships she formed there to be truly rewarding. Ruth was a member of Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church and was active in the RN Club of Sun City Center, where she served in a variety of roles. She also loved playing bridge, reading, and bowling. Ruth will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends and the many, many people whose lives she touched with her warm, loving and generous spirit. We are blessed to have had her in our lives all these years and now the worlds loss is heavens gain! She is survived by a large loving family: son Jeff (Lois) Dalton of Boise, Ida.; daughters Gail (Bill) Carter of Kingwood, Tex., and Vicki (Jack) Lyles of Darlington, S.C.; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters Helen Imboden and Peg Erpelding of Minnesota; dear nieces and nephew, and other extended family. She was preceded in death by husband of 42 years, Howard L. Dalton; husband of 21 years, Raymond A. Anderson; and sister Wynnie Blewett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: LifePath Hospice, 3725 Upper Creek Dr., Ruskin FL 33573 or to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent in care of: Vicki Lyles, 2271 Charleston Way, Darlington, SC 29532. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 24 at Freedom Plaza Auditorium in Sun City Center, Fla.

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 25 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 St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Sun City Center opens its 16th concert season with an outstanding performance by the very talented young singers of the Hillsborough Community College Chorus at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6. The choral studies program, un-Choral performance kicks off St. Andrew concert seasonder Artistic Director Robert Macar, is now part of an expanded music curriculum at the college. Schedules and tickets for the entire concert season seven performances are available at the church reception desk. Season tickets are $40, single concert tickets are $10 each. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the day of the concert. For more information, call the church at 813-634-1252 or Judy Voorhees at 813-642-8125. St. Andrew is located at 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West.Presbyterian women begin studyDiscovering the Treasures of a Godly Woman by Elizabeth George is the study guide for the next eight months for women and guests of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Sun City Center. The lessons are conducted in four Circles, each meeting at a different time of the first week of each month. Three Circles meet during the day, and one at night. Of course, fellowship is an important ingredient of the meetings in addition to the spiritual content The author says that this is a Bible study for busy women; they can complete the work in just 15 minutes a day. The lessons are based on Proverbs 31, where a woman is found who knows the beauty of daily purpose, order, and focus the kind of beauty that can go far in enriching a womans personal life, marriage, family, and work relationships. The women in the St. Andrew Circles will learn that the attributes of the Godly Proverbs 31 woman her productive and meaningful lifestyle still apply to Christian women today. Women in the area are encouraged to join one of the Circles. Call Dotty Guerrera at 813-6342140 or visit the St. Andrew Website, standrewatscc.org and click on Connect/Upcoming Events to determine which Circle meets your schedule requirements. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church is at 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West in Sun City Center. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Prince of PeaceFrom 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 the Bishop McLaughlin Council of the Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Oktoberfest celebration in the Monsignor Diego Conesa Center at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Tickets for the event are $15 per person or $25 for two. The menu will include knockwurst, red cabbage, German potato salad, cucumber salad, bread, dessert, iced tea, and coffee. For ticket information, call Jack Hawkins at 813-642-9383 or Steve Lucas at 813-210-1311. Prince of Peace Catholic Church is located at 702 Valley Forge Blvd. in Sun City Center.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. For more information, call 813230-3967. Sisterhood members Marsha Feder, Janet Corin, Rochelle Lafer, Sandra Hurwitz, Nina Malinak, Ronni Neckes, Sanda Abramson and Ellen Stein are busy decorating the sukkah.Beth Israel Temple celebrates SukkotIn preparation for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, members of Beth Israel Mens Club erected a sukkah at the synogogue. The roof of the temporary shelter was covered with palm fronds, and the interior was then decorated by Sisterhood members. Sukkot is a joyous holiday which commemorates the 40-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the dessert, living in temporary shelters. The word Sukkot means booths which refers to the temporary dwellings. Agriculturally, Sukkot was the harvest festival. The holiday lasts for seven days. On September 19, Beth Israel held Sukkot services, after which the congregation was served refreshments in the sukkah. Sisterhood plans multiple events The Sisterhood will hold its opening meeting of the season at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The meeting speaker will be Rabbi Carla Freedman. In addition, the Beth Israel Sisterhood plans a Paid-up Membership luncheon at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Both events will be in the Henry Gibson Social Hall of the synagogue, located at 1115 Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City Center.

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Standing are Linda Ricedorf, Linda Boulanger, Elsie Shirley, Karen Marotta, Marian Olbina, and Brenda Daniels. Vertigo is topic at Hearing Loss meetingAt 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday., October 2, the Sun City Center Chapter of the Hearing Loss Assn. of America (HLA-SCC) will meet at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. Plan to go early for coffee and donuts at 9:15 a.m. Scott Sims, Au.D, will speak on Vertigo: Background, Causes and Treatment. Dr. Sims practices at Physicians Choice Hearing & Dizziness Center in SCC. All are welcome to attend those with hearing loss and their hearing family members and friends. HLA-SCC membership is free, and it is sponsored by the Mens Club of SCC. Captioning provided by Gayle Hardeman, Communication Access, Inc.; and the meeting room is equipped with an induction loop to benefit those with a telecoil in their hearing instrument. Contact information: Richard Herring at Richard@hla-scc. com or Barbara Riley at 813634-1706. FRANK KEPLEY PHOTODAVE FLOYDChanges to SCC physical plant was topic at MOAAOn Sept. 4, the speaker at the monthly luncheon of the Military Officers Association of America was Dave Floyd, Sun City Center Community Association board member, serving as corporate secretary. Daves comments dealt with the development and implementation of the numerous changes and additions currently planned for the communitys recreation and administrative areas. He outlined the various proposals under consideration and brought the MOAA members up to date. Dave earned a B.A. in biology at the University of Massachusetts, a M.S. in chemistry at Suffolk University, and a M.A. in biochemistry, again at UMass. Starting this week, the Life Challenges support group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. Led by an experienced psychotheraist, the group is designed to help participants rid themselves of depression, anxiety, fears, frustrations, worries or other of lifes challenges through sharing and formu-Life Challenges support group moves meeting locationlating positive plans of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. The facilitator is Frank Koebrich, MA, an experienced and effective psychotherapist. To reach him, call 813-642-0773. The Life Challenges support group is sponsored by the SouthShore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.Independent bookstore owner is AAUW speakerThe Sun City Center South Shore Chapter of the American Association of University Women will open its new season by hosting a luncheon meeting on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. in the Atriums Florida Room. Stefani Beddingfield will speak about her experiences owning Inkwood Books, a full service independent bookstore at 216 S Armenia in Tampa. In a growing ebook world, she believes there is room for both formats of the written word. A self-proclaimed risk taker, Stefani is as independent as her bookstore. Every day she lives her belief that when she identifies a goal, she will find a way to make it happen. Her lively personality, willingness to work hard and endless vision of continued growth, has helped her become successful. If you would like to attend the luncheon meeting, call Margie at 813633-8253.South Bay Hospital celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness MonthSouth Bay Hospital will celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday, Oct. 10 by hosting its 3rd Annual Pretty in Pink Party. The event will take place at the United Methodist Church in Sun City Center at 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, from 11:30 am to 1 p.m. Celebrate with lunch, massages, free bone-density screening and information on the importance of getting your mammogram. Seating is limited, so be sure to call 888-685-1595 to reserve your seat. For more information about this event, or Digital Mammography, call Natalia Diaz at 813-6340496.South Bay Hospitals Shop Smart EventSouth Bay Hospital will host a Shop Smart, Do Good event in the South Bay Hospital cafeteria and lobby on Oct. 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. The hospital is partnering with local independent businesses for this community event. Vendors will be selling items ranging from jewelry to kitchenware and donating ten percent of their sales to the American Heart Association. For more information on this event, contact Sherell Bennett at 813-634-0172.Bionic Man to speak at RN ClubThe SCC Registered Nurses Club starts its new season Thursday, Oct. 3 with a meeting in the Atriums Caper Room. Plan to register and socialize at 9:15 a.m.; the meeting itself starts at 9:45 a.m. New members and guests are welcome. The speaker will be ThomasAri Flaherty, the Bionic Man, who has an implanted defibrilator. Yearly dues for the RN Club are $5. Dues for new members are $10, which includes a magnetic name tag. For more information about the RN Club, call Helen Tavares at 813-938-4694. Hogans have 3-way tie with H-SkinsThe Hogans Golf Club played H-Skins at Sandpiper Palms-Oaks on Sept. 11, a round that ended up with a three-way tie of 2 Skins each for Mike Brock and Rich Lucidi (above left and second from left) and Burt Easter (right). Hank Smythe came in second with 1 Skin. Jim Lahti shot a hole-in-one on July 19 at the Kings Point Golf Course. The ace was shot on hole #1 and witnessed by Burt McDonald and Jack Mulford. Noel Sparks shot a hole-in-one on July 23 at the Scepter Golf Club. The 145-yard ace was shot with a 6 iron on hole #11. The feat was witnessed by Chuck Prehm, Ben Walker and Tony DaGrosa. Can blurry photos be good? Get the answer to that question when the SCC Photo Club meets Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Photographer Doug Moore will talk about when you want blur and how to get it and when you dont want blur and how to avoid it. Blur is a way for photographers to capture movement in images. Many types of photographs, not just sports, can benefit from the emphasis of movement in a shot even when the movement is very small, slow and/or subtle. Doug will show examples of the effective use of blur and will talk about how to achieve those effects. Community members and guests are welcome to attend. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Atriums Caper Room with a tutorial. After a short business meeting at 7 p.m., the program will begin. Club meetings are open to all. For more information on the club and its activities, go to www.photoclubscc.com or visit the learning lab at 960D Cherry Hills Dr. Dues for the 2013 year remain at $20 per person or $30 per household couple and provide access to club activities, competitions and classes as well as the photo lab with computers, scanners and large-format printers.

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Clothing, furniture, lots misc. Ministry First Baptist Gibsonton. 813-671-0036 to donate Garage sale 7am-2pm. Thursday Saturday, Sept. 1921. St. Andrews. Dr. SCC. Too much to list. Garage sale. 1509 Dedham Dr., SCC. Sept. 20 & 21, 8am-1pm. Glass top computer desk, Pfaltzgraff Sedona tableware, Budweis er mugs, 37 HD TV, PSP games, kids books & DVDs, vacuum, Canon MF6550 copier/ scanner/ fax, poker sets, lamps, lots of misc. items. Garage sale 9/21, 8am-2pm. Final sale. 2 Hover-rounds, 1930s china closet, lot of Retro stuff, 832 Oakmont Ave., SCC. Doll clothes & shoe show, for 18 dolls. Embroidered tea towels, lighted Christmas baskets. 9am1pm. Saturday, Sept. 21. 6052 Fauna Lane, Apollo Beach. Ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church T hrift Store GRANDRE-OPENIN G!Donations accepted during store hours: Wed., Fri. & Sat. 9 am 12 noon 1424 E. College Ave., Ruskin813-641-7790 U.S. Paper Money WANTED (Small or Large)Foreign Currency WANTED Will be buying coins Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. 3 p.m. 918 North Pebble Beach Blvd. (813) 634-3816 (813) 503-4189 ALWAYS BUYING SILVER COINS, INGOTS, Misc. & Other Mint BarsPaying depending on the market at time of purchaseWatch Out for Counterfeit Coins Your local dealer for over 24 years Sun Ci ty Center COINS C ollectables Moving sale. Something for everyone. Art to power tools. 2007 Wedge Court, SCC. Sept 20 & 21. 8am-noon. Garage sale. Tools, clothing & misc. 7am-2pm. 9/21 & 9/22. 1722 Del Webb W, SCC. st te esPPQuality used furniture. 2406 College Ave., Ruskin. Stop in you will be pleasantly surprised. We buy & sell. 813-645-1800 Sun City Center estate sale. 2017 N Pebble Beach Blvd. Friday & Satur day, Sept. 20 & 21, 9am-1pm. China cabinet, buffet, refrigerator, 2 queen beds, matching sofa & loveseat, chairs, recliner, small appliances, 2 pictures, books, fur, LP records, luggage, bowling ball/ bags, tools misc. decor. 301 Hope Bay, Harbor Isle. Saturday, 8am-2pm. Furniture, pictures, seasonal decorations. Selling ev erything. 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 Cell: 382-7536 Make up your mind about your turn before you get to the turning point. Never make last minute turns and always use your signal. If you must change lanes, look behind and to both sides to see where other vehicles are located before making your turn. est te ses TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD CallBeverlyat 645-3111 ext. 201 or email: Beverly@observernews.netup to 20 words $1730 each additional word. Bold line $3Classified ads must be paid in advance. Deadline: Monday 4 p.m. for Thursday paper 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. Bags $20941-321-2305 NETTIES ESTATE SALESCell: (813) 382-7536Contents Include: Home Dcor, Sleeper Sofa, La-Z-Boy Recliner, Side Chairs, Swivel Rockers, Rocker Recliner, Rocking Chair, Coffee & End Tables, China Cabinet, Pretty 2-Tone Dining Room Table w/Chairs, Beautiful White Sideboard, China and Glassware, Art/Paintings, Full Size Bed, Bedroom Furniture, Queen Bed, Drop-Leaf Gateleg Table, DropLeaf Kitchen Table, Kitchenware, Household & Misc. Items.Please park on side of sale due to emergency vehicles.Please dont miss our other sale this weekend Friday/Saturday at 672 Allegheny Dr. Fri. & Sat. Sept. 20-21 See You There!1003 Hacienda DriveSCCFRIDAY & SATURDAY Sept. 20th & 21th7 a.m. NOON NETTIES ESTATE SALESCell: (813) 382-7536 Contents Include: Collectibles, Johnson Bro. Flow Blue, Roseville, Home Dcor, Beautiful Camelback Wood-Framed Sofa, Nice Large Side Chair w/Ottoman, Vintage Rocking Chair, Matching Glass Top & Wrought-Iron Coffee & End Tables, Pretty Decorative Lamps, Curio Cabinet, Electric Fireplace, Kitchenware, Glassware, China, Breakfast Table w/Chairs, King Bed, Kroehler Bedroom Furniture, Full Size Bed, Casio Keyboard, Electronics, Computer Stand & Desk, Whirlpool Refrigerator, Household & Garage Items.Please park on side of sale due to emergency vehicles.Please dont miss our other sale this weekend Friday/Saturday at 1003 Hacienda Dr. Fri. & Sat. Sept. 20-21 See You There!672 Allegheny Dr.SCC FRI DAY & SATURDAY Sept. 20th & 21th7 a.m. NOON J&P Auction Fever & Thrift Shop 93 7thRuskin, FL 33570 813-625-4240 The Price is Right! DENNEYSESTATESALESwww.denneysestatesales.com & 813-732-5000

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Open kitchen/living room, split BR plan, large enclosed addition, screened porch, carport and utility shed/workshop with washer and dryer. Central heat and air, no HOA, low taxes. $59,900. RUSKIN INVESTMENT/STARTER HOME: This 2BR/1BA concrete block house is conveniently located in a peaceful area a block from river, close to everything. Metal roof, central heat and air, attached utility room, detached shed with electric $59,900. PERFECT LOCATION FOR A HOME/BUSI NESS on over acre. Property faces 3 roads in down town Riverview 1 block from US 301. 2BR+Den/1BA, inside utility. Detached 14x28 storage building with electric. PD Zoning allows Professional services (Ac countants, Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Interior Designers, Attorneys). $140,000.CLAIRE TORT Cell: (813) 363-7250 RE/MAX South Shore RealtyRoberta Rowe, Realtor Cell: 813-215-7127NEW RENTALSCall me to advertise your RENTAL! 2BR/2BA with 2-car garage on GC in KP, FURN ....................................................... $1200 /month 1BR/1.5BA walk-in shower, laminate floor, golf course view .....................................$795 / month annually $1500 / month seasonally A gated, resident-owned, waterfront, 55+ mobile home community. www.caribbeanisles.net cisles1@verizon.net Linda Amorosooffice 813-641-7067cell 813-789-8166 612 APTS FOR RENT 620 ROOMS FOR RENT Our Angels Offer (813) 293-5369 or (813) 419-4967 www.AngelsofLifeServices.com SERVICES700 &Established in 1968 Printing Company, Inc.SHEETFED & WEB PRINTING Call (813) 645-3211Serving South Hillsborough County since 1924www.dickmanrealty.comdickman@tampabay.rr.comCelebrating 89 Years 1924 2013 LOOKING TO MAKE A MOVE, JOB OR HOME WISE? Come and discuss the opportunities in joining our team of real estate agents or the possibilities of working with us in getting your home sold. Call 813-645-3211 FISH TO YOUR HEARTS CONTENT on this 1.6 acre corner lot on Blue Heron Lake. Subdivision has 4 lakes of 123 acres each & each has its own boat ramp & gazebo furnished with picnic tables & grills. No time frame to build & choose your own builder. Canoe, hike or just sit & watch birds & wildlife play in every direction.274 ft. frontage. Live the good life For just $82,500 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 OR ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 WATERFRONT LOT! Peaceful & quiet country atmosphere & perfect location for a stilt home. Small canal leads to Bay. Can be yours for just $29,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 OR ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 LOOKING TO BUILD OR INVEST? 4.7 acres (MOL) is currently platted for 15 homes, has a well & 3 septic tanks on property. Water & sewer available. There is a $134,900 CALL KAY PYE 361-3672 OR ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 Prized zoningM 5021 Sq. Ft. highways and port. Completely fenced. .81 acre on dead-end street. Cell phone tower brings income. Please call for tour. This one wont last long. Kay Pye 361-3672 OR ROXANNE WESTBROOK 748-2201 Meticulously maintained and completely furnished mobile home in Riverbreeze white cabinets, smooth-top stove, and a large closet pantry. Other features include: vinyl siding, a nice screened lanai, carport that will accommodate three cars, nicesized workshop/utility room and much more! Relax and enjoy life in this active adult fenced area for parking RVs and boats. $49,000 CALL ROXANNE WESTBROOK 813-748-2201 BUSY OR QUIET !! Your Choice This 2BR/1BA in a gated community with screened porch, carport and storage. JUST $39,000 CALL LINDA BADGEROW 695-5515 JUST LISTED IN RUSKIN Beautiful 1/3 acre cleared corner lot with huge oaks. Water, electric and old septic available (old home on site burned). Convenient location close to everything. $25,900 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 GREAT LOT OVERLOOKING INLET, RIGHT IN TOWN! Over acre, with very old house (maybe a tear-down?) and large shed in back. A stilt home would be perfect there and would have a great view of water. Boat ramp across the street with quick access to river and Tampa Bay. Priced under assessed value at $35,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250 GREAT COMMERCIAL BUILDING IN APOLLO BEACH! One block to HWY 41, 3800 sq ft building on acre lot. Property has 3 entrances from both front and back, 3 restrooms, plenty of parking. Zoned CG, can accommodate a large business or 3 separate businesses such as a Beauty Salon, Professional Services, Pet Grooming (there is a small fenced area in back) or ????? Newer CHA and roof, new drywall, fresh paint. $299,000 CALL CLAIRE TORT 363-7250HOME PRICES GOING UP! LET US GIVE YOU A MARKET ANALYSIS!! Linda J. 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32 SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 Dr. TRAN Dr. KORAHJSA Medical Group Sun City Center Activity CenterEVENTS CALENDARJSA MEDIC A L GROUP SUN C ITY C ENTER787 Cortaro Dr., Sun City Center, FL 33573 Adult Primary CareIn a State-of-the-Art New Facility!physiciansJSA Medical Group in Sun City Center is a comprehensive primary care clinic with many services offered in-house including radiology and labs! There is no better time to become a member of JSA!Call Today! (813) 634-2500ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSIncluding Humana and CarePlus Medicare Advantage Plan MembersJSA Medical Group Sun City Center Activity Center is open to the community & offers a variety of FREE community & patient events including Yoga, Tai Chi, health lectures, parties, line dancing & more! (*Classes are subject to change) Visit us online for the monthly schedule: JSAMedicalGroup.com, click Events Thu 19: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* BBQ BASH! 9:30 to 10:30 am 4 to 7 pm Fri 20: SALSA DANCING GENTLE CHAIR YOGA SLOW FLOW Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1 to 2 pm 2:15 to 3:30 pm Mon 23: BALLROOM DANCE (COUPLES ONLY)GENTLE CHAIR YOGA SLOW FLOW Y OGA 11 am to Noon 1 to 2 pm 2:15 to 3:30 pm Tue 24: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* KIDNEY SMARTSM (MUST RSVP) 11 am to Noon 2 to 4 pm Wed 25: LINE DANCING*: Beginners Class Advanced Class 11 am to Noon 12:15 to 1:15 pm Thu 26: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* 9:30 to 10:30 am Fri 27: SALSA DANCING GENTLE CHAIR YOGA SLOW FLOW Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1 to 2 pm 2:15 to 3:30 pm Mon 30: BALLROOM DANCE (COUPLES ONLY)GENTLE CHAIR YOGA SLOW FLOW Y OGA 11 am to Noon 1 to 2 pm 2:15 to 3:30 pm Tue 01: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* 11 am to Noon Wed 02: LINE DANCING*: Beginners Class Advanced Class 11 am to Noon 12:15 to 1:15 pm Thu 03: SilverSneakers (MSROM)* TAIJUTSU Japenese Martial Arts (NEW!) 9:30 to 10:30 am 2 to 3 pm Fri 04: SALSA DANCING GENTLE CHAIR YOGA SLOW FLOW Y OGA 10 to 11 am 1 to 2 pm 2:15 to 3:30 pmSEPTEMBER EVENTS *R EGISTER NOW (813) 419-5020 OCTOBER EVENTS JSA BBQ BASH! September 19, 4 to 7 pm Outside in our parking lot! Food, music, prizes, dancing, and much more! Kidney SmartSMis a series of classes offered through DaVita Dialysis on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program is free and open to the community. For more information: www.davita.com, click on Kidney Smart tab. Next class is: September 24 Please check your insurance coverage for SILVERSNEAKERS class participation eligibility. *MS ROM: Muscular Strength & R ange of Movement Classes THE MANATEE HEART AND VASCULAR CENTER at Manatee Memorial Hospital is a recognized leader for excellence in heart care. The Center provides patients with an individualized approach that includes assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation. Located on the ground oor of Manatee Memorial Hospital, the Center includes: Cardiac diagnostic and interventional procedures THE VALVE INSTITUTE at Manatee Memorial Hospital is part of the Heart and Vascular Center, offering technologically advanced treatment for heart valve disease, including valve replacement and repair. The Institute also performs The best way to reduce your chance of heart damage is to discover the problem early and begin treatment as soon as possible. At Manatee Memorial Hospital, today's advanced cardiac services are on your side. Awarded the 2013 American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Bronze Award and 2012 Get with the Guidelines Gold Performance Award. Accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and The Joint Commission.Physicians are on the medical staff of Manatee Memorial Hospital, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Manatee Memorial Hospital. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.Tours are always welcome. Call 941.745.7572206 Second Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208 Manatee Memorial Hospital