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By Michael Murillommurillo@cnewspubs.comA few years after moving to Lutz, Wayne and Cindy Valenti decided to start a business on North Dale Mabry Highway. The concept of a movie theater with nightclubstyle seating serving a wide variety of food and alcohol sounded like one with potential, and offered a change of pace from traditional movie-going. They named it Tampa Pitcher Show. That was back in 1982. More than three decades years later, some things haven’t changed much. “We’ve lived in the same place and worked in the same place for over 30 years,” Wayne Valenti said with a laugh. Unfortunately, the business climate for Tampa Pitcher Show is no laughing matter. Entertainment competition and technology have made success more difficult, and the venue is now in danger of closing. The 220-seat theater that used to have frequent sellouts looks empty many nights, and getting prints for their 35mm projector (the same one they opened with) is getting more and more difficult. Some movies, like last year’s “Gravity,” aren’t released on 35mm film at all. It was a digital-only release, and Tampa Pitcher Show isn’t equipped to show movies in that format. To turn things around, the business has turned to the Internet for help. A Kickstarter program has been launched in order to raise $30,000 — roughly half the cost of the digital upgrade. Kickstarter is a crowdsourcing Lutz NEWS FREE Lutz NEWSSERVING LUTZ/ODESSA JANUARY 8, 2014 Call AttorneyJIM HOLLIDAY813-868-1887 AUTO ACCIDENT?SLIP & FALL? No Fees Or Costs Unless You WinHelping Injured People HOLLID A Y BOMHOFF KARA TINOS P.L. Attorneys at Law I Will Aggressively Fight To Protect Your Legal RightsŽ18920 N. Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 101 Lutz, FL (Corner of Sunlake & Dale Mabry) FEB 5-8, 2014 Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg 888.974.3698 | 727.248.0115 ShenYun.com Presented by Florida Falun Dafa Association, Inc. ALL-NEW 2014 SHOW with live orchestra Check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.co m / TheLakerLutzNew s You’ll f i nd s tor i e s th i ng s to do, s pec i al s co mm un i ty photo s and m ore. By B.C. Manionbcmanion@cnewspubs.comBrian Fox, of Odessa, was preparing last week to push off on a sailing trip that will take him around the world. Joel Heyne, of St. Petersburg, is joining him for this grand adventure. The two men will cruise on a 40-foot sailboat called American Spirit II, setting sail from the Boca Ciega Yacht Club in Gulfport on Jan. 4. They’ll begin circumnavigating the globe when they join 35 other sailboats taking part in the World Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. Fox and Heyne plan to join the Round the World Rally, which includes sailors from all over the world, when it makes its first stop in the San Blas Islands. “”The largest contingent will be United Kingdom,” Fox said, noting that’s where the organizers of the rally are from. “There will be French. There will be Russian. There will be American. There will be Germans. There will be South African. There will be Norwegian.” They will travel around the globe, sailing on the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans. They’ll complete 17 legs, covering 26,000 nautical miles, in 15 months. Along the way, they’ll encounter natural wonders and stop to sample cultural offerings at exotic and historic locales. The itinerary includes exploring the Galapagos, checking out Napoleon’s prison, witnessing Carnival, visiting the Great Barrier Reef, and on and on. Along the way, they’ll restock provisions, repair breakdowns and follow the route that sailing vessels took hundreds of years ago to come to America, Fox said. The route, how-Porter Campus at Wiregrass to openBy B.C. Manionbcmanion@cnewspubs.comWhen Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch opens its doors to students on Jan. 13, it will mark a new chapter in Wesley Chapel history. It will be the first time that students in that community will be able to attend college, without having to commute.Stan Giannet, provost of Pasco-Hernando Community College’s fifth campus, is fired up about the campus’ inaugural day of classes.“We’re ready. We’re poised to open successfully,” he said. Porter Campus will have a beginning enrollment of about 1,300 individual students, which is within the college’s projections, Giannet said. Its inaugural staff consists of 48 full-time positions, including 15 faculty members and 33 staff members. There also will be a large number of adjunct faculty members. B.C. MANION/STAFFJoel Heyne and Brian Fox will sail on this 40-foot boat on the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans, as they circumnavigate the globe.See PORTER, page12 See SAILING, page12 See THEATER, page12 Locals set off on worldwide adventureTheater turns to Internet for help MICHAEL HINMAN/STAFFWayne Valenti of Lutz, who opened the Tampa Pitcher Show in 1982, loads up the film projector that has served his North Dale Mabry Highway business since the beginning. He is now raising money to replace it with a digital projector — an upgrade that could cost $60,000. FILE PHOTOConstruction is progressing nicely on the campus, which opens to students on Jan. 13.

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20142 By B.C. Manionbcmanion@cnewspubs.comPigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest got rolling in 2010, spurred by a suggestion from Darrell and Pat Pennington, at the time members of the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The chamber was looking for a fundraiser because it needed a way to support scholarships, chamber programs and local causes, Pat Pennington recalled. The couple had gone to a barbecue in Lakeland, and while they were there, it occurred to them that it was something the chamber could do in Zephyrhills. So, the couple suggested the idea at the next board meeting and the board embraced it. The event has continued to evolve ever since. The first year, it drew 13 barbecue teams. This year, event organizers hope there will be 35 to 40 teams. Those teams will chase after $8,000 in prize money, trophies, bragging rights and the chance to compete at higher-level barbecue competitions. This year’s event also will introduce a number of new elements, said Vonnie Mikkelsen, executive director of the Zephyrhills chamber. For one thing, the venue has changed. The new home for the event is Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, 39450 South Ave., in Zephyrhills. By hosting the event, the city will have a chance to showcase its airport, airport manager Michael Handrahan said. Besides being able to buy tasty barbecue and listen to bands, patrons will have a chance to check out interesting aircraft, listen to a talk by a teenage glider pilot, and tour the Zephyrhills Museum of Military History, Handrahan said.Patrons won’t have access to the airfield itself and there won’t be any flying events, the airport manager said. But there’s a chance some pilots will fly in for the day. That’s because the airport is encouraging pilots to fly in to enjoy some barbecue and music.Since its inception, Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues, has been a fundraiser, providing thousands of dollars for local youth and education programs, including the YMCA of East Pasco, Zephyrhills Fire Rescue Explorers, Zephyrhills Police Athletic League, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Charities, the Zephyrhills Army JROTC, Zephyrhills High School athletics and clubs, and the chamber scholarship fund. The event is designed to be a fun day for families, while providing a legitimate contest for barbecue aficionados. The annual contest has been sanctioned by the Florida Barbecue Association since 2011, and has been designated as a state championship contest since 2012. The grand champion of the professional division qualifies to compete at the American Royal Nationals in Kansas City, Mo., and gets in the draw from the state for the Jack Daniel’s World Championship in Lynchburg, Tenn. The contest is open to professional and backyard teams. Entry fees are $300 for the pros and $200 for the backyard teams. Besides lip-smacking barbecue, the festival offers music from four live blues bands, a classic car and motorcycle show and a kids’ fun zone, featuring bounce houses and field games, as well as arts and crafts. Another change this year is the admission charge. In previous years, event-goers paid $5 to get in, with free admission for children under 12. This year, there is no charge to get in, but parking is $10. Also different from before is the timing. In the past, the barbecue contest was in October. Now it’s in January, and changing the date has many benefits, Mikkelsen said. For one thing, it allows the community to welcome a group of residents who were unable to attend the event in previous years, she said. “We found that a lot of our seasonal residents who come down in November and December were always disappointed to find out that they had missed it,” Mikkelsen said. Pennington thinks the snowbirds will enjoy being able to eat some barbecue and take their time on the airport grounds, strolling around to take a look at the aircraft and to visit the museum. The barbecue meals are affordable, too, Pennington said, selling for as little $7 and sandwiches for around $3. Much of the success of the event hinges on the help that the chamber gets from community partners, Mikkelsen said. Some sponsors have been there from the beginning, like CenterState Bank. “We sell Pig Bucks. That’s the event currency,” Mikkelsen said. “We have to print up so many Pig Bucks and have them counted, bundled and prepared — just like a bank — for the vendors.” The Pasco County Sheriff’s Posse also has been there since the beginning, Pennington said, managing the event parking. Many firsts this year as Pigz in Z’Hills festival gets reboot If you goWHAT: Fourth Annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest, and Zephyrhills Municipal Airport Aviation ExpoWHEN: Jan. 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.WHERE:Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, 39450 South Ave., ZephyrhillsMUSIC: Cold Iron, 11 a.m.; Ellie Lee & Blues Fury, 12:30 p.m.; Charlie Morris Band, 2 p.m.; Selwyn Birchwood, 3:30 p.m. COST: Free admission with $10 parking, tour bus rates availableINFO: (813) 782-1913, info@zephyrhillschamber.org or ZephyrhillsChamber.org COURTESY OF KRISTIAN COLASSACCOThe band Cold Iron plays at a previous Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Fest. The band is on this year’s slate of entertainers, too. 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Arts and Business ExpoThe Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce will present the Arts and Business Expo on Jan. 18 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Expo will be on Piazza Avenue, a high-traffic area at The Shops at Wiregrass. Thirty-five member businesses will have the chance to promote their businesses and show support for the arts. The evening also will feature live musical entertainment and a presentation of awards. Businesses wishing to participate must bring their own skirted table and 10-by-10foot canopy or market for shade. Electrical outlets are available, if needed, as is Wi-Fi connectivity. Setup begins at 3 p.m. The charge is $175 per booth and the event is open to chamber members only. Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel is the expo sponsor. For additional information, email office@wesleychapelchamber.com, or visit WesleyChapelChamber.com/pages/ArtsBusi nessShowcase. 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This is the standard recommended by the U.S. Public Health Service. The highest allowed in public water is 4.0 milligrams per liter, and is set by the EPA. Research has shown that fluoride safely and effectively reduces decay in children and adults when used appropriately. Remember, if your main source of fluid intake is from bottled water, juices or other beverages not produced in your county the fluoride content is unknown. Just because you live in a county with fluoridated public water does not mean you are automatically receiving the benefits, you have to drink it. Dietary fluoride supplements are available only by prescription and are intended for use by children ages 6 months to 16 years living in nonfluoridated areas. Q A Even though I am 73, I feel like I am in my 30s again!Ž Lynn Says she has Found the Fountain of Youth! Are you ready to feel that way too? 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Box 479 € Lutz, FL 33548 PHONE/FAX ph: 813.909.2800 € fax: 813.909.2802 IT SUPPORT STEVE MISTRETTA WEBSITE/FACEBOOK www.lakerlutznews.com www.facebook.com/thelakerlutznews EMAIL news@cnewspubs.com € sales@cnewspubs.com DISTRIBUTION Sunset Advertising Distributors € 727.530.5521 lshiflett@sunsetadvertisingdistributors.comPresident & Publisher Diane Kortus dkortus@cnewspubs.com The LAKER/ Lutz NEWSLUTZ, WESLEY CHAPEL, LAND O LAKES, WEST PASCO, TRINITY, ZEPHYRHILLS, DADE CITYServing Pasco since 1981 / Serving Lutz since 1964 EDITORIALMICHAEL HINMAN News Editor mhinman@cnewspubs.com MARY RATHMAN Editorial Assistant mrathman@cnewspubs.com ACCOUNTINGMATTHEW MISTRETTA Art Director art@cnewspubs.com STEFANIE BURLINGAME Graphic Designer art@cnewspubs.com MARY EBERHARD meberhard@cnewspubs.com KATHY WELTON kwelton@cnewspubs.com ADMINISTRATIVE B.C. MANION Community Editor bcmanion@cnewspubs.com By B.C. Man i onbcmanion@cnewspubs.comIf you’re looking to add an artwork to your home dcor, want to pick up a piece of pottery, or are looking for some entertainment, the Suncoast Arts Fest may be just the thing for you. The event will feature more than 130 juried visual artists and craftsmen. It is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 18, and from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Jan. 19 at The Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive. The shopping mall is in the heart of Wesley Chapel, just off State Road 56 and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, a couple of miles east of Interstate 75. The event, now in its ninth year, is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors, said Laura Knox, a member of the Fine Arts of the Suncoast, Inc. board, which produces the fest. The event is popular because of the venue and because of the high-quality artists that it attracts. Art lovers will be able to browse through tents filled with fine art and crafts. Meanwhile, entertainers will set up at the mall’s Center Court, the same setting for interactive art, where volunteers will assist children with art projects. The entertainment also helps draw a crowd, Knox said. “A lot of times we give entertainers a chance to jumpstart their careers,” she said. The entertainment slate this year includes a wide range of singers, dancers and actors. Julie Black, an area singer and songwriter, will perform on Saturday. Her music brings together elements of blues, jazz, soul and rock, and has been featured at music festivals, concert halls and select venues. Her band includes Dave Eichenberger on guitar, Michael John on keyboard, Father Bill Spicuglia on bass and Frankie Timpanelli on drums. In addition to promoting cultural awareness, the Suncoast Arts Fest benefits Arts for Kids, a supplemental arts education funding program for area schools. The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the event this year, too, Knox said. The chamber also is planning an Arts and Business Expo, which includes booths, an awards presentation and entertainment, with the expo beginning at 4 p.m., and festivities concluding at 9 p.m. on Jan. 18. COURTESY OF SUNCOAST ARTS FESTIf you’re look i ng to complete your per s onal art collect i on, or are ju s t gett i ng s tarted, you’ll f i nd plenty of cho i ce s at the S uncoa s t Art s Fe s t Jan. 18 and Jan. 19 at The S hop s at W i regra ss i n We s ley Chapel. The Suncoast Arts Fest slate of entertainment:JAN. 18 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. —Pasco Schools youth music presentation11 a.m. to noon —Timebandits 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. —Richey Suncoast Theatre1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. — Achobrother2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Julie Black3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. —Pasco Schools youth music presentation4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Hot Rod Hornets JAN. 19 11 a.m. to noon — Tampa Bay Ukulele Society 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. — Aaron Rutter Duo 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. —Amanda Lynn 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. —Six Volt Rodeo 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 pm — Pasco Schools youth presentation5 p.m. to 6 p.m. —Sarasota Slim Bay’s best blues and swing dancers will celebrate the art of dance both days. COURTESY OF SUNCOAST ARTS FESTA look at the type of f i ne art s and craft s work s that w i ll be offered by more than 130 art is t s and craft s men at the n i nth annual S uncoa s t Art s Fe s t. Arts and entertainment will be showcased at Suncoast Arts Fest

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Send business news to mhinman@cnewspubs.com REALTORS TAKE HOME CONNERTON PRIZEBeth Hibben of Exit Realty Bayshore and Linda Roy of Charles Rutenberg Realty, were $1,000 winners as part of the Grand Tour for Realtors drawing at Connerton. Hibben resides in Lutz, while Roy makes her home in Land O’ Lakes. Both have sold homes in Connerton in the past. Both Realtors also have military ties. Hibben is a volunteer agent at MacDill Air Force Base, while Roy has both a husband and son who are retired from the U.S. Air Force. All Realtors had an opportunity to enter their names in the drawing by visiting Club Connerton and models from four builders — Ryland Homes, M/I Homes, Taylor Morrison, and Homes by WestBay. Connerton, located on U.S. 41 north of Land O’ Lakes, has had more than 70 sales in the past six months.TAMPA BAY AREA LEADS IN JOB CREATIONJob creation is up statewide, and a lot of that has to do with the Tampa-St. PetersburgClearwater region, which led all metro areas in job creation over 2013 with 39,300 jobs added. That resulted in a 1.9 percentage point decline in the unemployment rate for the region, bringing the rate to 6.2 compared to 8.1 percent the year before. The top jobs in the region included professional and business services with an additional 12,000 jobs; education and health services with 9,700 jobs; trade, transportation and utilities with 7,100 jobs; and construction with 6,400 jobs. The area also led in online job demand, as well as those in the high-paying areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows Tampa Bay area employers are expected to continue hiring at an active pace, with 21 percent of companies interviewed saying they plan to hire more employees. Statewide, the unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent to 6.4 percent. The state has created more than 446,000 private sector jobs since December 2010, according to the governor’s office.BRENNEMAN RETIRES FROM TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICEDecember capped the end of a 30-year career for Denise “Dee” Brenneman with the Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office, not only serving customers as a member of the service staff, but also as a trainer who helped employees learn the often complex tasks of running a tax collector’s office. “It is with both regret and joy that we see Dee retire from our office,” said Mike Fasano, Pasco’s tax collector, in a release. “We regret that she will no longer be a part of our staff, serving the taxpayers as well as she has done for the past three decades. However, we do feel joy for her as she moves into this new stage of her life.” During a farewell ceremony on Dec. 20, Brenneman was presented with a plaque commemorating her career with the office.ANOTHER HONOR FOR NEW IDENTITIES HAIR STUDIOSNew Identities Hair Studios of Tampa — with locations in both New Tampa and Riverview — was selected as one of the Salon Today 200 top 200 salons in the United States. The annual listing honors the top salons and spas, as judged by the editors of Salon Today magazine in New York. Winners are chosen from thousands of applicants nationwide, according to a release. This is the fourth consecutive year New Identities has won this award. New Identities is located in Tampa Palms, 15307 Amberly Drive in Tampa, as well as in South Shore at 10639 Big Bend Road in Riverview. For more information, visit NewIdentitiesSalon.com. FLORIDA LEADS WAY IN AVIATIONA new PricewaterhouseCoopers study has ranked Florida first in overall U.S. aviation manufacturing attractiveness. That joined other rankings of ninth for the state’s industry and sixth for cost in the first ranking of its kind in the nation. The PwC ranking used a weighted average of variables in the report, which includes costs, workforce, and the number of aerospace companies. Texas was ranked second in the report, and Washington was third. Florida’s manufacturing sector has 17,500 companies employing 311,300 workers around the state, according to the governor’s office. Manufacturing accounted for 93 percent of Florida’s exports in 2012. COURTESY OF NEW TOWN AT CONNERTON Lewis family wins $1,000 from Connerton Scott Lewis, right, receives a $1,000 prize from Stew Gibbons, after he and his wife Erica won the $1,000 drawing as part of New Town of Connerton’s Grand Tour of Homes contest. 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Reservations are required. To RSVP or for more information call 727-834-5630 or email MedicalCenterTrinity@hcahealthcare.com For Your Health! at Medical Center of TrinityPresented by Samantha Lindsay, MD Family Medicine January 22nd, Noon (Light lunch provided) How to Get The Most Out of Your Healthcare ProviderPresented by Mark Gottlieb, DO Family Medicine January 29th, Noon (Light lunch provided) Learn how to maximize each visit to your healthcare provider directly from a physician. Diabetes Self Management Program The Diabetes Self-Management workshop is given in 2 hour sessions, once a week for six weeks. Topics include techniques to deal with the challenges of diabetes, appropriate nutrition and exercise, and working more eectively with healthcare providers. Presented by CARES Begins Monday, February 3rd, 9:00 am SM9330 State Road 54 | Trinity, FL 34655 www. MedicalCenterTrinity .comThe A, B, Cs of Diabetes Learn about the rise in Type 2 Diabetes, improving lifestyle strategies and new medication for obesity. Heart Healthy Nutrition: Eating for a Healthy Lifestyle This class reviews the concepts of heart healthy eating to control blood pressure, weight and protect the heart. Participants will learn: Presented by Allison Pernecky, RD, LD/N February 6th, 10:00 am www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20145

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PET of the WEEK Sponsored by:2446 Land O’ Lakes Blvd  (813) 388-6810  www.theredhydrant.com WEEKLY WINNERS Meet Charlie Charlie is the proud owner of Al and Eva Corp of Lutz. It took him less than 3 months to accomplish that. As a very young Boston Terrier, Charlie is just as cute as he can be. He sits on the front porch with Al and Eva and greets everyone who comes by. He loves to play with all the other pups that get into his pen with him. You can see him proudly riding in the golf cart with mom or dad anytime during the day. He just loves that.www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8 20146 Send us a picture and information on your favorite pet!Write a short paragraph about why your pet is special along with a photo and mail to: Pet of the Week, c/o The Laker, P.O. Box 479, Lutz, FL 33 54 8 or email to kwelton@cnew sp u bs .com, ATTN: Pet of the WeekPLEA S E NOTE: OWNER S NAME AND ADDRE SS MU S T BE INCLUDED FOR YOUR PET TO BE CON S IDERED FOR PUBLICATION. PET OF THE WEEK FAMILIES RECEIVE A $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE FROM RED HYDRANT PET SPA & BOUTIQUE TO USE IN ITS RETAIL STORE FOR TREATS, TOYS, COLLARS, LEASHES AND HOME GROOMING PRODUCTS Dogs play & socialize four times a day! FENCED 3 ACRES WITH DOGGIE LAGOON & REAL ROCK WATERFALL10014 Ehren Cutoff € Land O Lakes www.HappyTailsPetLodge.net YOUR PETS VACATION PLACE 813.995.2212MANAGER LIVES ON PREMISES day care boarding grooming € Veterinarians € Grooming € Breeding € Training € Supplies € Pet Sitters € Pets 4 Sale PET STATION U Dirty Dog PET GROO M ING813-948-2400 19025 U S HWY 41 N  Lutz FREENail Grind NEW LOCATION21780 State Rd 54 Grooming € Boutique NEW Indoor Doggie Daycare Open Mon-Sat(813) 388-6810 www.TheRedHydrant.com Lov i n g Pet S i tt i n g Done i n the Co m fort of Your Ho m e Furrie Tails 997-6115 (813) The LAKER/ Lutz NEWSWEACCEPTCo mm un i ty News Pu b l i cat i ons HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!$100 OFF DOU B LE OR QUAD S IZE AD*NEW CUSTOMERS ONLY The LAKER/ Lutz NEWSCALL RACHEL TODAY, THESE OFFERS ARE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY! with a 3 m onth agree m ent in the Pet S tation Directory*(813) 909-2800 OR FREECOLOR on s i n g le s i z e ad 813-909-2800 €Fax 813-909-2802 / The LAKER€ Lutz News/ classifieds@cnewspubs.com www.gentlecarepethospital.comFace b ook.co m /Gentlecare Pet Hosp i tal SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC: Call for appointment: Subject to $3 medical, infectious & records fee.(Includes pre-anesthetic exam, anesthesia, pain & antibiotic pre-medication) Cat Neuter: $30 Cat Spay: $40 Dog Neuter:Dog Spay: up to 11 lbs$40up to 11 lbs$50 12 33 lbs$4512 22 lbs$55 34 66 lbs$5523 44 lbs$60 67 88 lbs$7045 66 lbs$70 89 132 lbs$8567 88 lbs$90 89 132 lbs$105(813)949-441621515 VILLAGE LAKES SHOPPING CENTERLAND OLAKES(next to Beef O Bradys in old Wal-Mart Plaza) MONDAY-FRIDAY 8 AM 6 PM SATURDAY 8 AM 12 PMWEEKDAY IN-OFFICE VACCINE CLINICS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 1 2 PMSAT., JAN. 18TH1:00 to 2:00 pm PET CITY 2119 Collier Pkwy LAND O LAKES SAT., JAN. 25TH1:00 to 2:00 pm HOLLOWAYS 3036 Land O Lakes BlvdLAND O LAKES SAT., JAN. 25TH2:30-3:30 pm MIDWAY FARM & RANCH 19211 SR 52 LAND O LAKES Weekend Vaccine Clinics ANEW YEARdeserves aNEW YOU... LET US HELP!Wishing Everyone a Happy New Year from Hair Port! Shampoo, cut & style $1795 Color, cut & style $5995 exp. 1-31-14 813-909-8710 € 813-909-1432 2346 Raden Dr. € LandOLakes (Behind Wendys) Hair Extension Artist since 1985 with select stylist with select stylist

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20147 Sandi is a true dog park companion Sandi is an adorable 5-year-old Lab/hound mix. She is a beautiful light brown color, with cute splotches of darker brown. Sandi arrived at the shelter with a bad case of scabies, but she is all healed up now, and looks much better. Sandi would make a wonderful family pet. She loves playing fetch, and is very gentle about giving her toys back. She enjoys running around, but also enjoys just lying in the grass and lapping up attention.For more information on how to adopt Sandi or other animals with Pasco County Animal Services, visit tinyurl.com/AdoptPasco Sa m antha L i ndsay, M .D.Board Certified in Family Medicine Focus on seniors, women and children, including infants Land O Lakes resident Per s onable care fro m our front de s k to the doctor Approved fac i l i ty for Vacc i ne for Ch i ldren Conven i ent locat i on, mi n im u m wa i t A Fa mi ly M ed i cal Pract i ce Where You Alway s S ee A Doctor 16541 Po i nte V i llage Dr i ve, S u i te 207  Lutz, FL 33558 ( S R54 and the S uncoa s t Parkway) (813) 920-8300  northpo i ntephy si c i an s .co mMon, Tues & Fri: 8:30 to 5 Wed: 11 to 8 € Thurs: 9 to 5WE ACCEPT MEDICARE EVENING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Keeping you a step ahead!€ Pediatrics € Heel Pain € Ingrown Toenails € Corns / Calluses € Fractures € Warts € Custom Orthotics € Wound Care € Diabetic Foot CareNo insurance, no problem. GREAT RATES!Notary services by appointmentFAMILY FOOT & ANKLE CARE William Trabulsi, D.P.M.Podiatric Physician 813-406-4806Located at the Greystone Professional Park 19013 Dale Mabry Hwy N., Lutz HOT GOLF DEALS! 20% OFF Round of Golf Only Valid before 12 p.m. Restrictions apply.€Prime morning tee times available 7 days a week €League play available €Golf instruction available €Practice facilities Book your Tee Times online at www.grovesgolfandcc.com The Groves Golf and Country Club7924 Melogold Circle, Land O Lakes, FL 34637 5 miles North of SR 54 on US 41 813.996.0161After 3 p.m.$19+tax Round of GolfNON RE S IDENT M E MB ER S HIP S AVAILA B LE Golf & Country Club HOMES FOR SALE ENERGY SAVING 4/3/2 home with quality decorator wood cabinets and nichol faucets and door knobs! Beautiful hardwood floors and stairs! 3 1/4" Colonial Molding, marble window sills and top of the line appliances. Tranquil pond in the back yard! Call Faith Garcia to see this home today 813-503-6610 VERY ATTRACTIVE 3/2.5/2 PLUS LOFT … Home in optimal condition in Asbel Estates Subdivision; negotiable furniture; formal living room; 2280 square feet. $209,900. Call Irving Hernandez at 813-843-6026 WALKING DISTANCE to schools, shopping and the Hart Bus Line! Move in ready for only $75,000! New paint inside and out! Big fenced yard! New carpet and flooring! Call Faith Garcia 813-503-6610 to see this home today! SKI SIZE LAKE PADGETT ACREAGE … Home and cottage; 3.74 acres on ski sized Lake Padgett, land has possibility to build one or more executive homes. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 SECLUDED HOME & ACREAGE ON LAKE HOBBS … 4/2 on 3.7 acres on Lake Hobbs ski sized lake; 120+ feet of lake frontage; 2000 square foot home with a painted metal roof; just off of Lutz Lake Fern Road in the heart of old Lutz; split plan; fireplace; large gas stove with double oven; detached workshop; great lake view from the Florida Room; all located at the end of a long private driveway. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 LAKE PADGETT LAKEFRONT HOME … First time on the market! Original owner, 1578 square foot home built in 1970 on .a 61 acre site with 102 feet of lake frontage on Lake Padgett. Call Cody Adams 813909-0712 GATED COMMUNITY 3/2.5/3 plus den and caged pool Mahogany wood floors and cabinets, stainless appliances and stone counter tops! Luxurious jets in the soaking tub and separate walk-in shower in the master bathroom. Call Faith Garcia to see this executive home today! 813-503-6610 TIRED OF RENTING? OWN YOUR OWN HOME … Great starter home in Land O Lakes; 1 bedroom 1 bathroom for only $59,999. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712RENTAL HOMES NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION; Super home; 3/2.5 + loft; 2307 square feet of living area; move in condition; fenced, fish pond; nice kitchen. Rent: $1495/ month. Call Irving Hernandez 813-843-6026 1/1 UPSTAIRS APARTMENT; on Livingston Road; $650/ month. Call Irving Hernandez 813-843-6026 ASBEL ESTATES; Single Family, two story, 3/2/2 home with new living room flooring. Fenced yard. Lawn care included. Rent $1275/month. Call Angie Rivera 813-995-0101LAKE LOTS YOUR OWN PRIVATE LAKEFRONT ESTATE; First time ever on the market! Magnificent wooded lakefront lot located on Lake Saxon, an 87 acre ski lake. Non deed restricted, without HOA. Ready to build your lakefront dream home. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 BIG SKI LAKE LOT, can build 2 homes, in Land O Lakes, near High School and Publix. $299,000. Call Helen Grantham 813-767-4899 LAKE TONY WATERFRONT LOT just off State Road 54 on Knight just $89,900! Call Faith Garcia for details 813-503-6610 KING LAKE 120 acre ski lake. One acre on cul-de-sac. Over 150 ft. of lake frontage, gorgeous panoramic view. City water Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712VACANT PROPERTY 2.82 ACRES R1MA zoning with matured Oak trees; ready for your double wide or build your own home; power poles; well; some prepaid impact fees $84,900 Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 PRICE REDUCED "LUTZ" BUILD YOUR EXECUTIVE HOME TODAY on one of these 5 deed restricted lots between 1 and 1.3 acres. Owner will build to suit. Priced between $79,900 and $107,700. Call David Tubaugh 813-777-0146 10 ACRES IN BROOKSVILE … Golf course frontage, potential income on planted Pine trees, convenient to the airport. Owner says sell! Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TAMPA BUNGALOW ZONED PROFESSIONAL OFFICE; 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom, original hardwood flooring, yellow cigar brick exterior, downtown Tampa in sight. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 MARINE ON BELL LAKE … Highway frontage; Property and marine sales/repair business plus a duplex rental & living quarters; 150 feet of lake frontage on 80 acre ski lake. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 10,000 SQUARE FOOT COMMMERCIAL BUILDING WITH TENANT; Commercial building zoned C-2 located with direct frontage on US Highway 41 aka Land O Lakes Boulevard; 2 dock height loading bays. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 COMMERCIAL BUILDING ON US HIGHWAY 41 WITH BILLBOARD INCOME; 3200 square foot C-2 commercial building located on almost acre; 125 feet of highway frontage; located on Land O Lakes Boulevard / US Highway 41. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712Ru ss ell Ada ms Realty, Inc.2502 Land O’ Lake s B lvd.Corner of Car s on Rd. & U S 41949-3603 € www.russelladamsrealty.comBUSINESS IS HOPPING LOOKING FOR ENERGIZED AGENTS 813-949-3600Ž INTEREST RATES ARE LOW, HOMES ARE SELLING FAST!

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20148 Your Community Calendar € Submit 2 weeks in advance to: whatshappening@cnewspubs.com € All listings free of charge What’s Happening What s Happening WOMAN’S CLUB CRAFTSThe GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club will meet for crafts and fellowship on Jan. 9 at 9:30 a.m., at the Lutz Community Center. The club is a nondenominational service organization open to new members 18 years and older. For information, visit GFWCLutzLandOLakesWomansClub.org.DO YOU LIKE TO SING?The Friendship Singers, a group of volunteers, is looking for new members. There are no auditions and no prior singing experience required. The group performs in local nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and senior citizen centers in Pasco and Hillsborough counties. For information, call Joyce Ruby at (813) 442-7879, or email jruby1003@live.com; or call Joe Berling at (813) 997-1454, or email jberling@tampabay.rr.com.COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS MEETThe Pasco Alliance of Community Associations will meet on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m., at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. Guest speaker will be Pasco County administrator Michele Baker. For information, call Ron Litts at (813) 4754561, or visit MyPACA.org.PAULA O’ NEIL TO SPEAKThe Wesley Chapel Republican Club will host guest speaker Pasco County clerk and comptroller Paula O’Neil on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m., at Wesley Chapel Hyundai, 27000 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and seating is limited. For information, email Mike Moore at wcrepublican@att.net.SAN ANTONIO GARDEN CLUBThe Founders Garden Club of San Antonio will meet on Jan. 9 at the home of Camilla Clancy. Fellowship begins at 9 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Erin Givens from Natural Resources Planning of San Antonio. For information and directions, email Donna Swart at 2pheasants@gmail.com.EARLY BIRD TICKETS TO MUSICALYouth With a Mission of Tampa Bay and Live Oak Theatre are offering an early bird $12 ticket special for the musical “Judah BenHur” through Jan. 10. The musical will be at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mt. Fair Ave., in Brooksville, at 7:30 p.m., on Jan. 17 and Jan. 18, and at 3 p.m., on Jan. 19. All proceeds will be used to send the Judah Ben-Hur team to the Philippines to build houses and give performances. For information, visit LiveOakTheatre.org.CITIZEN SAFETY FAIRThe Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department will host its Citizen Safety Fair on Jan. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Northdale Recreation Center, 15550 Spring Pine Drive in Tampa. There will be presentations, displays, demonstrations on crime prevention and personal safety, food, drinks, raffles, prizes, and more. For information, call Adrienne Rouse or Pat Cullina at (813) 264-8956.LIBRARY ASTRONOMY EVENTAn astronomy event will be held Jan. 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting, at New River Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel. Lawn chairs are welcome. No food or drink allowed. There will be a viewing of Jupiter, the Andromeda galaxy, the Orion nebula and star clusters. Another viewing is scheduled for Feb. 7. For information, email Melanie Crowson at scopegal617@gmail.com. DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSThe Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will host an introduction to digital photography class on Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. The course covers fundamentals of key elements including exposure, composition and lighting, how to use advance creative modes, and how to improve the quality of photography. For information, call Michele Laney at (813) 929-1214.INDIAN ART IN CARROLLWOODThe Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa, is hosting a free art reception for the exhibit “Indian Art with Shyama Rangwala” on Jan. 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Rangwala is a devotee of Krishna, a Hindu god, and works with acrylics on canvas and watercolor on fine art paper. For information, call (813) 269-1310, or visit CarrollwoodCenter.org.FLORIDA TOMATO SEMINARThe Pasco County Extension Office will have a free seminar on Florida tomatoes Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. Participants can learn when to start their indoor planting for spring crops, discover which varieties are best, and how to grow tomatoes. For information, call the extension office at (813) 996-2411.SALSA DANCE NIGHTInner Rhythm Dance Studio, 23600 State Road 54 in Lutz, will host its Salsa Social Dance Night on Jan. 11. from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a group salsa class, followed by a social dance until 1 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. For information, call Lenka Greer at (813) 298-2239.DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUBThe Democratic Women’s Club of Pasco County will meet Jan. 11 at 11 a.m., at Jasmine Lakes Civic Club, 7137 Jasmine Blvd., in Port Richey. Guest speaker will be Marc Yacht, candidate for the Pasco County school board. Refreshments will be available. For information, call (727) 372-9321.OFFICE HOURS FOR REP. ROSSU.S. Rep. Dennis Ross’s staff will host mobile office hours across Florida’s 15th Congressional district with a stop at the Lutz Library, 101 W. Lutz Lake Fern Road on Jan. 14 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The staff will be on hand to assist with questions on senior citizens’ Social Security and disability, veterans’ VA claims and military service problems, student financial aid, small business loan applications, and tax problems. For information, call (813) 752-4790.NATIVE PLANT SOCIETYThe Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. The topic will be “Why It’s So Easy to Hate Invasive Plants.” Light refreshments will be served, and there will be a plant drawing. For information, call (727) 376-7663.CALLING ACCORDION ENTHUSIASTSThe group Accordion Adventure meets the third Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. The group is for accordion enthusiasts of all performance levels. On Jan. 16, the club will host “Celebrate the USA” with patriotic music. There is a $2 cover charge, with coffee and cake provided. For information, call (352) 686-0975 or (352) 442-5574.FREE CHECKING WORKSHOPClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions will offer a free CheckWise Workshop on Jan. 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 5421 Beaumont Center Blvd., Suite 600, in Tampa. Topics include choosing and opening a checking account, checks and electronic payments, tools and tips to manage an account, and protecting an account. For reservations, call (866) 916-9106.VETERAN JOB FAIRRecruit Military will host a veteran job fair for veterans and military spouses Jan. 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Raymond James Stadium, 4116 N. Himes Ave., in Tampa. Visitors can meet face-to-face with veteran-friendly local and national employers. For information, email Jill Krabacher at jkrabacher@recruitmilitary.com, or visit RecruitMilitary.com.ORCHID SOCIETYThe Tampa Bay Orchid Society will meet Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m., at Christ the King Church, 821 S. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. Guest speaker will be Francisco Miranda of Miranda Orchids in Haines City. Refreshments will be provided. There will be a plant sale and plant raffle. For information, call (813) 839-4959.REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETThe Pasco Federated Republican Women’s Club will meet Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m., at the Fox Hollow Golf Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway in Trinity. Guest speaker is Pat Guarnieri, former chairman of the National Conference of Homeland Security. Cost is $15. To make a reservation before Jan. 14, call Fran Scerbo at (727) 597-3727, or email fmscerbo@yahoo.com.VOLUNTEER FOR ARTS FESTThe Suncoast Arts Fest at The Shops at Wiregrass is slated for Jan. 18-19, and is looking for volunteers ages 18 and older. All volunteers will receive training and a show T-shirt. Assignments and tasks include setup, registration, floaters, information booth, hospitality, booth sitting, teardown and cleanup. Multiple shifts are available with early registration. For information, visit SuncoastArtsFest.com/volunteers.MONSTER JAM SHOWFeld Motor Sports will host two Monster Jam events at Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa, on Jan. 18 and Feb. 1. Both shows are at 7 p.m. Each event will feature a different show with variances to the Monster Jam race track and competing monster trucks. Tickets, which start at $15, are available by calling (800) 745-3000, by visiting TicketMaster.com, or at the stadium box office.LIVING HISTORY PRESENTATIONThe Center for the Arts at River Ridge and The Florida Humanities Council will present “Dreamers and Schemers: An Evening with Great Floridians” on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m., at the center, 11646 Town Center Road in New Port Richey. Performances by Henry Morrison Flagler, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward and Marjory Stoneman Douglas will include live musical accompaniment, and question and answer sessions. General admission is $5. For information, call (727) 774-7382. COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT FESTIVAL OF CHOCOLATEThe Museum of Science & Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Ave., in Tampa, will host its annual Festival of Chocolate Jan. 18-20. The event will feature area chocolate and confection companies selling tastes and treats. There will be a Cocoa Couture Fashion Show on Jan. 18, and a live cake decoration competition on Jan. 19. Admission to the festival is included in MOSI admission. For information, call (813) 987-6000, or visit MOSI.org. MOSI.ORG cameo ha i r  na i l s  m a ss age  fac i al s  full body wax i ng  s pa package s  ha i r exten si on s  kerat i n  Jane Iredale m ake-up and Der m alog i ca S k i n Care1817 coll i er parkway, lutzcameosalonspa.comsalon and spa813 948 7411 ALL REDKEN STYLING PRODUCTS AND COMPLIMENTARY REDKEN DEEP CONDITIONING TREATMENTS WITH ANY HAIR CUT AND/OR COLOR SERVICE.*L imi t 6 product s per cu s to m er. Wh i le s uppl i e s la s t.New cl i ent s only. W i th s elect S tyl is t. Wh i le s uppl i e s la s t.

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 201411  Jan. 11, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., What does time mean to children  Jan. 16, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., How to get parents on your team  Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Science for preschool children Registration is required for each workshop, and must be done online at extension.psu.edu/cyttap. For information, call Diana Converse at (813) 744-5519, ext. 54140.FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION NIGHTSHillsborough County Public Schools Guidance Services is hosting financial aid information nights for high school students and their families. Financial aid representatives will explain the financial aid process, review how colleges and universities compile financial aid packages, and discuss available local, state and federal aid. All meetings start at 6 p.m. in the school’s auditorium:  Jan. 23, Gaither High School, 16200 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., in Tampa  Jan. 30, Hillsborough High School, 5000 N. Central Ave., in TampaONE-WOMAN ROSA PARKS SHOWPasco-Hernando Community College’s 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Series will feature a one-woman monologue by Gwendolyn Briley-Strand called “Rosa Parks: Such a Time.” There will be a presentation on Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Room B-104, in Brooksville.There will be two additional performances on Jan. 16. One at 9:45 a.m. at the West Campus Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey, and one at 7 p.m. at the Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Room B-105. The performances are free. For information, call (877) 879-7422. By Patricia SerioSpecial to The Laker/Lutz NewsThe GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club is grieving the loss of one of its most cherished members. Mary Martin, a club member who served for 35 years in nearly every capacity, lost her battle with cancer on New Year’s Day. She was 85. She fought courageously to overcome two bouts of cancer and again tolerated heavy treatments, but sadly lost her third battle. Mary was a lovely and petite American of Japanese-English descent, known for her quiet dignity, kindness and meticulous style. Wherever she went she always was perfectly turned out and made up. She was a talented artist and crafts woman, and for many years, played tennis with a Tampa Bay area group. She was a woman of great faith and a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Lutz. Her faith sustained her and gave her the strength to bear the heavy burdens she faced, especially during the last few years. Mary recently spoke of wanting to “go home to the Lord” and rejoin her beloved Duane in their Father’s House. She suffered the loss of her husband of 48 years, Duane Martin, a few months ago. She is at peace, now. Mary is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, and two grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Woman’s Club members mourn the loss of their dear friend, but are consoled in knowing the heavenly skies burn more brightly now, with her twinkling glow. “As gentle as a snowflake, may peace come to your heart.” —Japanese proverb COURTESY OF GFWC LUTZ-LAND O’ LAKES WOMAN’S CLUBMary Martin, a longtime member of the GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club, lost her battle with cancer on Jan. 1.Woman’s club loses one of its brightest stars Continued from previous page COURTESY OF LINDA COBBE Outstanding social studies teachers honored The Florida Council for the Social Studies recognized outstanding elementary, middle and high school social studies teachers at a conference in Daytona Beach. Joining Pasco County Schools superintendent Kurt Browning are, in back from left, River Ridge Middle School principal Jason Joens, Wiregrass Ranch High School assistant principal Robyn White, Connie Hines of Wiregrass Ranch, Karen Schmidt of River Ridge Middle, Erin Greco of Denham Oaks Elementary School, Denham Oaks Elementary principal Mardee Powers, Paula Lesko, and school board chair Alison Crumbley.

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Fox is ready.“When I was young, I wanted to sail around the world,” he said. “In middle age, I didn’t.”As he grew older, however, the idea regained its appeal. “In 2010, I had a couple of health challenges, both which could have been terminal,” Fox said. “I decided after that — you know what, if you’re going to do something like this, you need to do it.” Heyne is excited, but he doesn’t expect nonstop adventure. He knows better. Sailors have an axiom, said Heyne, who at 62 has been sailing for five decades. “Sailing is hours of boredom, followed by moments of sheer panic.” When equipment fails or the vessel is damaged, the sailors must react quickly. “Everybody is hustling and hustling and hustling until you have that problem taken care of,” Heyne said. Whales pose a real danger, Fox said. “Moby Dick lives,” Fox said. “If you hit a whale, it’s bad.” Whales have been known to attack sailboats and sink them. “Sometimes a sailboat will sail into a sleeping whale and it’s like hitting a side of a house,” Fox said. “You’ll suffer hull damage, and in all likelihood, you’ll be leaking. It’s just a question of whether or not you have the time and the resources to stem the leak and stop the boat from sinking.” Fox expects the first part of the trip to be the most difficult. “In the winter time, the trade winds in the Caribbean blow very strong, east-to-west,” he said. “We’re going to have to contend with those rounding Cuba to get to Panama. When I say blow strongly, I mean 25 to 30 knots, quite a wind. Complicating matters more is that you’ve probably noticed about a week or 10 days ago, we started getting really large cold fronts. We have one coming up.” That means some adjustments to the travel plans. Originally, the two were going to leave Tampa and head to the western tip of Cuba. Now, however, they’ll have to travel to the Dry Tortugas and wait there a few days for a weather window that will allow them to cross the Gulf Stream and around Cuba. “The waves are only forecast at about 15 feet,” Fox said. “Because we have to cross the Gulf Stream, typically the waves are double. So you could have 25to 30-foot seas, if you follow a front across the Gulf Stream. So, we’re going to have to wait until the front clears and go after that.” Still, he’s confident that he and Heyne are up to challenges they’ll encounter. The sailboat has an autopilot, which is far easier than steering by hand. It also has equipment that can make fresh water from salt water. The boat can take advantage of solar power and hydropower. It also has a kitchen, bathroom, shower, two bedrooms and a flat-screen television below deck. The men also will take hundreds of DVDs along them to entertain them when things get slow. They also are taking advantage of the latest technology to protect them and the boat. The vessel is equipped with devices that notify either the boat or authorities that a person has left the boat. “Most people don’t have the kind of safety equipment we’re talking about,” said Fox, who owned a security guard business before he sold it and retired in 2008. The boat also has a life raft, buoys and flares to use during emergencies.As they prepared to head off, both men were looking forward to the people they’ll meet, the places they’ll visit, the sites they’ll see and whatever adventures they’ll encounter.“I think sailing around the world, to sailors, is like climbing Mount Everest, to climbers,” Heyne said.SAILING, from page 1 B.C. MANION/STAFFBrian Fox and Joel Heyne look over the first chart for a sailing trip that will take them around the world. The men planned to set sail from Boca Ciega Yacht Club on Jan. 4. platform where someone can pitch an idea, and convince everyday people to pledge donations for that idea from their computer or cell phone. The amounts can be as little as $1 and go up to several thousand dollars. Kickstarter launched in 2009, practically redefining how ideas can be financed. Those who contribute money, however, are considered donors and not investors. That’s because they don’t actually get any ownership or product in return for that pledge, except incentives offered by the group looking for pledges based on how much is contributed. Valenti is offering incentives to those THEATER, from page 1 Officials theorize students come from Wesley Chapel, choosing the Porter Campus over the college’s East Campus in Dade City and West Campus in New Port Richey. At the same time, the college also expects to pick up some enrollment from nearby counties. “We also know that many students in Wesley Chapel might not have been going to school,” Giannet said. “There’s no doubt that we’ll be bringing in students from Hillsborough, maybe even Polk.” Porter Campus officials won’t be able to pinpoint where the enrollment is coming from, however, until they do a ZIP code analysis, expected to take place after the semester begins, Giannet said. The campus, at 2727 Mansfield Blvd., is situated off State Road 56, about two miles east of Interstate 75, in the heart of Wesley Chapel. It is across the street from the planned Raymond James financial services office park, next to Wiregrass Ranch High School, down the road from The Shops at Wiregrass and around the corner from Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. In addition to offering a two-year degree program, the campus plans to launch two bachelor’s degree programs in the fall. One is a bachelor’s degree in nursing and the other is a bachelor’s in applied science, focusing on supervision and management. In keeping with its new baccalaureate offerings, the Pasco-Hernando Community College board is scheduled to vote on Jan. 21 on a proposal to change the college’s name to Pasco-Hernando State College. As it opens, the Porter Campus is offering about 160 bricks-and-mortar, face-to-face sections and about 15 hybrid sections, which includes online and face-to-face instruction, Giannet said. “That’s not counting our nursing courses. We’ll have several courses in our nursing program, which is a limited access program,” he added.Courses being offered run the gamut from microbiology and human anatomy, to psychology and sociology, to cinema and literature.The campus also will be the only PHCC location to offer two new certification programs. Those programs are for surgery and pharmacy technicians, both fields where workers are in high demand.Porter Campus has six buildings, including a seven-story classroom building — said to be the tallest structure in Pasco County. It consists of a three-story parking deck, topped by four floors of classrooms and labs.The nursing lab on the fifth floor simulates a hospital ward. The equipment is so current that the mannequins there can talk and breathe, officials said during a November preview tour. Porter Campus boasts a beautiful architectural design, Giannet said, but it won’t truly come to life until the students, staff and faculty are using it. “We want to create a milieu, an ambience, that will be conducive to a totally meaningful experience — from the learning perspective and from the working perspective,” Giannet said.He wants the campus’ staff and faculty to enjoy being at the campus, serving students and he wants students to enjoy being there, too.“We have small classes, “ Giannet said, enabling teachers to know students by name. He also plans to have an open-door policy. “Students can come to the provost office at any time,” Giannet said. “If the student perceives that he or she is valued, they feel more invested in their education. The research is unequivocal: The more connected that students feel to the campus, to the faculty, to the events on campus, the greater the likelihood that they’ll be retained and will succeed.” The college will work closely with guidance counselors at Wiregrass Ranch and Wesley Chapel high schools, he said. Besides being able to earn college and high school credits through dual enrollment programs, students also will have a chance to have their questions answered about degree programs available through the college.Giannet said he’s gratified by the warm reception that the new campus has received.“The community has shown a tremendous interest in the campus and in the programs we are going to have,” he said. He expects the college to forge close relationships with businesses and organizations in the community. It already has established a relationship with Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. “We’ve developed a partnership for our students to have their clinicals on that site, for our nursing students and some of the other Allied Health. That’s already in the works,” he said. Work also is under way to create opportunities for Porter students at the North Tampa Behavioral Health center, a new psychiatric hospital on State Road 56. “As a psychologist, I’m very excited about that,” Giannet said. The campus was named to honor the Porter family, which donated more than 60 acres for the facility. It is the same family that sold the land now occupied by The Shops at Wiregrass and Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. The family also owns the land expected to become the site for the Raymond James office park.PORTER, from page 1 who contribute to the Tampa Picture Show Kickstarter. They range from a movie ticket and website recognition for a $10 contribution, up to a private movie screening for 75 people with a $2,000 donation — with food and soft drinks included. “We need to let people know that they’re not just donating. They’re getting something for their money,” Valenti said. One person has already taken them up on the private movie screening. Tom Mitchell, also a small business owner with a location not far from Tampa Pitcher Show, wanted to demonstrate his support of the Valentis, especially since he is a longtime patron and fan of the theater. “It’s a great theater,” Mitchell said. “We’ve enjoyed going there for a long time.” He finds the ticket prices to be cheaper than a traditional multiplex, with a wide variety of food and drink available, and the opportunity to support a local business. He plans to treat some of his employees at Actsoft to a movie with the perk he earned for the donation.While Tampa Pitcher Show has raised more than $5,000 so far, the theater might not see a penny of it. If a project doesn’t meet its fundraising goal in the specified time — in this case, by Feb. 1 — all donations are returned and the company gets no money.While they hope to meet that goal, Valenti said he can’t afford to wait for it, either. Tampa Picture Show already is beginning the digital upgrade process, with the understanding that the equipment will have to be returned if they don’t have the money to pay it off. Installing the system will allow customers to enjoy better picture and sound, and have access to movies that aren’t distributed in the old format. But failing to make the digital conversion permanent would be devastating to a business that’s already struggling to keep up with the times, and make it harder for the Valentis to keep the small business they’ve had for more than three decades. “We’ve got our fingers crossed,” Valenti said. “We need it to work.” Tampa Pitcher Show is located at 14416 N. Dale Mabry Highway. For more information about the company’s Kickstarter project, visit SaveTampaPitcherShow.com. www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 201412

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G G Maximum strength analgesic creme for temporary relief from: € Joint and Muscle soreness € Arthritis € Back aches THG-12902 HEALTH & WELLNESS Cancer support meetingFlorida Cancer Affiliates is hosting a general cancer support group meeting Jan. 8 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at its New Port Richey center, 5500 Little Road. Participants are provided with educational material about cancer and cancer treatment. Survivors and family members can share their concerns and experience. For information, call (727) 372-9159.Childbirth courseThe obstetrics program at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, is offering a childbirth prep class on Jan. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is an accelerated/refresher course. The cost is $50 per person. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. For information or to register, call (727) 834-5630.Diabetes 101Access Health Care, 4270 Lake in the Woods Drive in Spring Hill, is offering an education series about diabetes mellitus on Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. The series is for anyone who has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, and their family. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. For information or to RSVP, call Jeanna or Mariah at (352) 597-7249.Heart healthy nutritionThe Heart Institute at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road in Hudson, is hosting a class called Heart Healthy Nutrition: Eating for a Healthy Heart on Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. Those attending can learn eating habits to prevent and treat heart disease, the different types of fats and cholesterol, food label reading, recipe modification and food shopping. Handouts will be provided for take-home reference. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. For information and reservations, call (727) 869-5498.Sibling classesThe obstetrics program at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, is offering monthly sibling classes featuring interactive activities to prepare children for the arrival of a new baby. The next class for 2to 6-year-olds is on Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. The cost is $10 per child. For information and reservations, call (727) 834-5630.Spiritual cancer supportFlorida Cancer Affiliates, 5500 Little Road in New Port Richey, is hosting a spirituality and healing support group on Jan. 15 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All faith, religions, spiritual teachings and personal truths are invited. The group will offer a place for dialogue, prayers and meditation, music, art, and healing in the journey with cancer. For information, call (727) 372-9159.‘Look Good … Feel Better’The Medical Center of Trinity is presenting the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good … Feel Better” program Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Society’s resource center, 9332 State Road 54, Suite 402, in Trinity. The program will provide educational information, as well as wigs, hats, turbans and prostheses. For information, call (727) 834-5630.Food addicts programThe Seventh-day Adventist Church in Wesley Chapel, 33420 State Road 54, is hosting Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is a 12-step program for men and women of all ages. There is no fee and no weigh-ins. For information, visit FoodAddicts.org.Lymphedema supportThe Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, will host a lymphedema support meeting on Jan. 16 at 3 p.m. Lymphedema is a persistent swelling, usually affecting an arm or leg that sometimes occurs as a side effect of cancer treatment. For information and reservations, call (727) 834-5630.NAMI support groupsThe Pasco County Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness offers two types of support groups: one for family and friends of those with mental illness, and one for those living with mental illness.Family and friends can meet at North Tampa Behavioral Health, 29910 State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel, on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.For those living with mental illness, recovery groups meet once a week from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the NAMI Pasco office, 6480 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes; and at Medical Center of Trinity West Pasco Campus, 5637 Marine Parkway in New Port Richey. For information, call (727) 992-9653.New anxiety support groupThe Tampa Bay Anxiety Association is a meet-up group set up so members can take an active part in making decisions about when and where to meet. The group meets throughout the Tampa Bay area. Panera Bread on Williet Way in Wesley Chapel is the newest venue to serve those in the North Tampa area. Meetings are usually in the evening. Membership is $5 a year. For information, visit meetup.com and search for “Anxiety Association” under groups.Aging services for seniorsHillsborough County Senior Centers offer a variety of free programs and activities to local senior citizens 50 and older. These include blood pressure checks, exercise classes, health education, games, recreation, educational classes and more. There are 16 senior dining centers and eight senior centers that provide hot nutritious noontime meals for those 60 and older. The local Lutz senior center is at 112 First Ave., and can be reached at (813) 2643803. For information and a list of other senior and dining centers, call (813) 272-5250, or call the elder helpline at (800) 963-5337. —Health notes are run for free on a space-available basis. Please send all information at least two weeks before an event to news@cnewspubs.com. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has appointed Dr. Joseph Pino as chief medical officer. Pino has 30 years of service as a primary care physician. The chief medical officer promotes Hospital Corporation of America’s quality initiatives and patient-centered initiatives. Pino also will be involved in the medical center’s new graduate medical education program. Jo s eph P i no Joseph Pino appointed chief medical officer

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Your Neighborhood Sports Source Community SportsCommunity Sports Wiregrass Ranch girls hoopsters create buzzBy Michael Murillommurillo@cnewspubs.comWith nearly three decades of basketball coaching experience, John Gant usually knows what to expect from his players. And going into his third season coaching the Wiregrass Ranch High School girls, he expected to have a strong team. But even he admits he didn’t see 19 wins in their first 20 games. “I did expect a good year. I did not anticipate quite this good a record, but I did anticipate a good year for my kids,” he said. But the Bulls have done just that, starting out hot with a six-game winning streak before losing on the road at district foe Steinbrenner. However, they bounced back from that defeat and have rattled off 13 straight wins (nine of those by double-digits), including an eight-point victory over Steinbrenner in the rematch. Gant identifies a couple of important team traits that has led to the Bulls’ success. First, the team is unselfish, with scoring relatively evenly distributed and no one player dominating the stat sheet. And second, the Bulls play an up-tempo game with an eye for fast break opportunities and plenty of running up and down the court. While Wiregrass Ranch’s record is a marked improvement over previous seasons, Gant said his coaching philosophy hasn’t changed. The difference is the team’s receptiveness to what the coaching staff teaches and their ability to come together and excel behind that philosophy. “It is not difficult to teach” unselfish play, he said. “It is sometimes difficult for kids to buy into it. Really, it comes down to the kids and do they want to buy into it and really make themselves a team, a cohesive unit.” Bulls captain Logan Seoane, a senior in her fourth year playing for her school, believes her teammates have done just that. “A lot of us have played together for a long time, and we just clicked this year,” said Seoane, who plays center for Wiregrass Ranch. She also said that developing a fastbreak philosophy has meant challenging practices with a lot of transition work, efforts to limit turnovers and a full-court mindset. But the hard work has been worth it, and other teams have had trouble keeping up with the Bulls.Still, with all the team’s success, Wiregrass Ranch sits tied with the Steinbrenner Seahawks for the lead in Class 7A-District 8. Both teams have lost just one district game — to each other. If both teams win out, Gant said that regular tiebreakers probably won’t settle the issue. A simple coin toss could determine the tournament seeding, in which the top two teams will advance into the playoffs.The fact that a 19-1 record doesn’t assure them the top seed in the tournament for a playoff berth isn’t lost on Gant. But he said that tournament seeding isn’t that important, since there will be tough games no matter where they finish. “We have one of the toughest districts in the state,” he said. That includes Sickles, currently 14-4 overall and 2-3 in the district, as well as Freedom, which is 13-3 overall, and 2-3 in the district. Of course, no one can forget Steinbrenner, which is currently 19-2, and 51 in the district. “And we’re all very good,” Gant said. “You’re going to have a tough opponent no matter where you are.” Rather than worry about tournament seeding, part of the team’s philosophy is to just take things one game at a time and not look ahead or take anything for granted. In fact, the coach believes that there’s nothing to take for granted yet, since they haven’t guaranteed themselves anything. “We’re 19-1, and we’re 5-1 in district,” Gant said. “What’s it mean? Absolutely nothing if you don’t take care of business.” Their next piece of business is a home game against Freedom on Jan. 8. His team has also bought into that message as well. When asked how far she thought the team could go this year, Seoane responded with an answer that would make her coach proud: “We just have to take it step by step.” FILE PHOTOWiregrass Ranch captain Logan Seoane goes for a jump ball back in her early days on the Bulls varsity team. Now Seoane and her teammates are charging through the regular season, picking up 19 wins in their first 20 games.Taylor transfers to KansasA former Land O’ Lakes football standout, Kent Taylor, is making his way to Kansas. The Florida University sophomore was one of the top tight ends in the country when he chose Florida over a number of other schools, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal, but chose the Gators because of then offensive coordinator (and current Kansas head coach) Charlie Weis. Taylor will join the school this semester, and will be available for the University of Kansas Jayhawks next season, pending any necessary eligibility review. Kansas is a Division I school that competes in the Big 12 Conference. It finished last season with a 3-9 record, and has not made a bowl game appearance since 2008.Mini-basketball returns to Corbett Elementary school children have a chance to learn basketball from experienced coaches in a positive environment through a mini-basketball league at Corbett Preparatory School of IDS.Corbett Prep and the Marvin Harvey Basketball School of Excellence are accepting children in first through fifth grade for a second session with the basketball league, which will play on Saturdays in January and February.Children will be grouped by age. The program can accept as many as 60 children in each of the two age groups to form teams of 10 players each. The league will start with an instructional class on Jan. 11. Coaches will assess players ages 6 and 7 at 9 a.m., and ages 8 through 10 at 10:15 a.m. Games will take place weekly on Saturdays in the Corbett Prep Middle School gym between Jan. 18 and Feb. 22. Practices will be either before each game, or on Monday or Wednesday evenings, depending on the age group. Mini-basketball teaches fundamentals of the game, adapted for children’s mental and physical development. The ball is 27.5 inches, and the basket is 8.5 feet tall. Each player must play two quarters. Cost is $135 per child, or $65 for children who are part of the Marvin Harvey Basketball School of Excellence for Session 3 of the 2013-14 school year. For more information, email Ivan Romero at iromero@corbettprep.com, or call (813) 961-3087, ext. 312.New Tampa Y pool closing for renovationsThe New Tampa Family YMCA swimming pool is undergoing renovations between mid-January and early February. During that time, regularly scheduled events will take place at other area facilities, including the East Pasco Family YMCA in Zephyrhills, Bob Sierra’s Youth and Family Center in Tampa, and the Plant City Family YMCA. For more information or schedules, email alexis.mendenhall@tampaymca.org, or stuart.wilson@tampaymca.org.Adult soccer league wants playersWith the spring season ready to commence, adult soccer players are being sought to participate in a league that plays men’s, women’s and coed games Sunday afternoons at Wesley Chapel District Park on Boyette Road. Registration opens on Jan. 15, and players must be 18 or older. For more information, call Colin Eke at (747) 999-5425, or visit NewAPSL.com.Sign up for lacrosse tournamentRegistrations are now being accepted for the 2014 Lax Max Florida Lacrosse Tournament taking place at Lakewood Ranch on the weekend of April 6. Lax Max is designed for recreational travel and town team programs within Florida. The event offers a choice of either one-day three-game jamboree, or a two-day tournament. It features boys and girls round-robin competitions at various levels for ages under-10 through under-18. For more information, visit USAmateurSports.com, or email usamateursports@aol.com. Contest has high schools cheeringThe Florida High School Athletics Association has launched the Sunshine State Spirit Showdown, a video contest in which students are encouraged to submit videos showing their classmates and community exhibiting positive sportsmanship while rooting for their favorite school. Students from around the state are invited to submit videos ranging in length from 90 seconds to three minutes, including at least 30 seconds on why that school’s student section is the greatest. Videos can by uploaded to www.FHSAA.org/upload by Jan. 31. Fans will then have a chance to vote for their favorite video, with voting to last from Feb. 6 until March 6. Taking those votes into consideration, FHSAA’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will conduct final judging. The winner will be announced March 10. Students are encouraged to make the videos unique by including anything from picture montages and background music, to special chants, or even choreographed dances. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/SpiritShowdown.Senior Slo Pitch registrationThe Slo Pitch Softball League, geared toward players older than 60, will host registration every Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Recreation Complex, 3932 Collier Parkway in Land O’ Lakes.Teams will be balanced, and will play Friday mornings. For more information, call Walt Bockmiller at (813) 527-8211.Everyone Can PlayThe fourth annual Everyone Can Play special needs baseball clinic will be Jan. 11 beginning at 9 a.m. at Mary Help of Christian Center, 6400 E. Chelsea St., in Tampa. The group is looking for volunteers, sponsors and players, and all clinics are taught by local athletes for participants age 4 and older. 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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 201417 COURTESY OF DONNA LEE ERICKSON Old isn’t old anymore Pam McElhinney and Donna Lee Erickson, both members of the Lake Como Tennis Club, took home gold medals for Pasco County in ladies doubles tennis in the 70-75 age group at the Senior Olympic Games in October. The two would go on to win at the state level in Fort Myers in December, and will now take part in nationals in St. Paul, Minn., in 2015. The two attribute their gamesmanship to tennis coach Blake Mallick of Land O’ Lakes, who has coached the pros, but now teaches in the area. SPORTS LIBRARIES LAND O’ LAKES BRANCH LIBRARY Computer Skills, 10 a.m., Jan. 8  Alzheimer’s Assn./Caregiver Support, 11 a.m., Jan. 8  Social Seniors, 10 a.m., Jan. 9  Digital Photography, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 10  Chess Club, 2 p.m., Jan. 11 and Jan. 25  Japanese Class, 3 p.m., Jan. 11 and Jan. 25  Teen Advisory Board, 6 p.m., Jan. 14 and Jan. 28  Land O’ Lakes Book Club, 1:30 p.m., Jan. 15  Friends of the Land O’ Lakes Library, 2:30 p.m., Jan. 15  A Taste of Sunshine, 5 p.m., Jan. 15  Friday Afternoon Movie, 1:15 p.m., Jan. 17  Teen Talent Show, 6 p.m., Jan. 17  Young Adult Book Share, 10 a.m., Jan. 18  Kids Crafts – Holiday, 2 p.m., Jan. 18  Closed all day – Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Jan. 20  Family night out — “Snowy Owls, Penguins and Polar Bears … Oh My!” 6:30 p.m., Jan. 21  Tablet Time, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 22  Senior Games, 10 a.m., Jan. 23  Flash Fiction Writing, 10 a.m., Jan. 25The library is closed Sundays and Mondays, and is located at 2818 Collier Parkway. It can be reached at (813) 929-1214.AUSTIN DAVIS PUBLIC LIBRARY Microsoft PowerPoint – Creating Slides, 12:30 p.m., Jan. 13  Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall, 6 p.m., Jan. 13 and Jan. 27  Teen Advisory Board, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 18  Raw Fusion: The Art of Delicious Nutrition, 6:15 p.m., Jan. 21  Puppet Show: The Flying Tortoise, 10:30 a.m., and 3:30 p.m., Jan.22  Microsoft PowerPoint – Effects and Transitions, 12:30 p.m., Jan. 27  Art Program: Soap Making, 4 p.m., Jan. 27  Applying to College, 6:30 p.m., Jan.28  Oceans Away: Waves & Currents, 11 a.m., and 4 p.m., Jan. 29The library is located at 17808 Wayne Road in Odessa, and can be reached at (813) 2733652.LUTZ BRANCH LIBRARY Storytime, 11:30 a.m., every Tuesday  ABCs and 123s of Yoga, 11 a.m., Jan. 8  Gmail – Create An Account, 2 p.m., Jan. 8  You Can Manage Diabetes, 11 a.m., Jan. 10, Jan. 17, Jan. 24 and Jan. 31  Tail Waggin’ Tutors, 2 p.m., Jan. 11  Master Gardener: Drought Resistant Plants for Your Landscape, 6:30 p.m., Jan.13  Bookopoly, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 13  Centennial Book Discussion: “Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman,” 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Jan. 14  Knitting at the Depot, 6 p.m., Jan. 14 and Jan. 28  Lucky Cat Yoga — Chair Yoga, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 15  Gmail – Messages, 2 p.m., Jan. 15  Jump, Jive and Jam, 11:30 a.m., Jan. 22  Gmail – Attachments and Address Book, 2 p.m., Jan. 22  Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 27  eBooks and eReaders: An Introduction, 2 p.m., Jan. 29The library is located at 101 W. Lutz Lake Fern Road, and can be reached at (813) 273-3652.THE JIMMIE B. KEEL REGIONAL LIBRARY eBooks for PC, Mac, Nook, Kobo, Sony and other eReaders, 2 p.m., Jan. 9  Candy Sushi for Teens, 6 p.m., Jan. 9  eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 10  Story Time, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 13 and Jan. 27  Baby Time, 10:15 a.m., and 11 a.m., Jan. 14, Jan. 21 and Jan. 28  Master Gardener: Drought Tolerant Plants, 7 p.m., Jan. 14  eBooks for Kindle and Kindles Apps, 7 p.m., Jan. 14  Toddler Time, 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., Jan. 15, Jan. 22, and Jan. 29  eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones, 2 p.m., Jan. 16  Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 6 p.m., Jan. 16  eBooks for PC, Mac, Nook, Kobo, Sony and other eReaders, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 17, and 7 p.m. Jan. 21  Games Galore, 6 p.m., Jan, 23  eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 24  eBooks and eReaders: An Introduction, 7 p.m., Jan. 28  eBooks and eReaders: 2 p.m., Jan. 30; and 10:15 a.m., Jan. 31The library is located at 2902 W. Bearss Ave., and can be reached at (813) 273-3652.NEW RIVER LIBRARY All day – Friends of the Library Book Sale, Jan. 7-11  Knitting Club, 6 p.m., Jan. 9 and Jan. 23  Children’s Craft Corner, 2 p.m., Jan. 11  Toddler Storytime, 11:15 a.m., Jan. 15, Jan. 22, and Jan. 29  Preschool Storytime, noon, Jan. 15, Jan. 22 and Jan. 29  Senior Social, 2 p.m., Jan. 15  Introduction to Facebook Class, 2 p.m., Jan. 16  Tablet Program, 2 p.m., Jan. 17  Tween Craft Program, 11:30 a.m., Jan. 18  RPG Gaming, 2 p.m., Jan. 18  All day – Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Jan. 20  Children’s Popcorn and a Movie, 1:15 p.m., Jan. 25  Computer Class, 2 p.m., Jan. 28  Caregiver Support, 1:30 p.m., Jan. 29The library is closed Sundays and Mondays, and is located at 34043 State Road 54 in Zephyrhills. It can be reached at (813) 788-6375. THURSDAY, JAN. 2 Boys BasketballZephyrhills 55, Land O’ Lakes 49 FRIDAY, JAN. 3 Boys BasketballRiver Ridge 59, Zephyrhills 54Girls SoccerWharton 6, Tampa Prep 0 SATURDAY, JAN. 4 Girls SoccerLakeland Christian 3, Wharton 0 WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8 Boys BasketballFreedom at Wiregrass Ranch, 7:30 p.m. Gulf at Zephyrhills, 7:30 p.m. Hudson at Sunlake, 7:30 p.m. Mitchell at Land O’ Lakes, 7:30 p.m.Girls BasketballFreedom at Wiregrass Ranch, 6 p.m. Mitchell at Wesley Chapel, 7:30 p.m. Zephyrhills at Gulf, 7:30 p.m. Land O’ Lakes at Wesley Chapel, 7:30 p.m.Girls SoccerWesley Chapel at Hudson, 7:30 p.m. Wiregrass Ranch at Ridgewood, 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY, JAN. 9 Boys BasketballRiver Ridge at Wesley Chapel, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay HEAT at Academy at the Lakes, 7:30 p.m.Wiregrass Ranch at Anclote, 7:30 p.m. Alonso at Wharton, 8 p.m.Girls BasketballTampa Bay HEAT at Academy at the Lakes, 6 p.m.Alonso at Wharton, 6:30 p.m. Wiregrass Ranch at Fivay, 7:30 p.m.—Compiled from MaxPreps.com, other sources SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS PREP SPORTS BOARD Elsas celebrates the New Year!18450 North US 41, Lutz813-948-ELSA (3572) DRINK SPECIALS ALL DAY EVERY DAY! 2 for 1 Well & Call Dr i nk s  P i nt Do m e s t i c Draft B eer $1.75 Mon. 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By Michael Murillommurillo@cnewspubs.comA few years after moving to Lutz, Wayne and Cindy Valenti decided to start a business on North Dale Mabry Highway. The concept of a movie theater with nightclubstyle seating serving a wide variety of food and alcohol sounded like one with potential, and offered a change of pace from traditional movie-going. They named it Tampa Pitcher Show. That was back in 1982. More than three decades years later, some things havent changed much. Weve lived in the same place and worked in the same place for over 30 years, Wayne Valenti said with a laugh. Unfortunately, the business climate for Tampa Pitcher Show is no laughing matter. Entertainment competition and technology have made success more difficult, and the venue is now in danger of closing. The 220-seat theater that used to have frequent sellouts looks empty many nights, and getting prints for their 35mm projector (the same one they opened with) is getting more and more difficult. Some movies, like last years Gravity, arent released on 35mm film at all. It was a digital-only release, and Tampa Pitcher Show isnt equipped to show movies in that format. To turn things around, the business has turned to the Internet for help. A Kickstarter program has been launched in order to raise $30,000 roughly half the cost of the digital upgrade. Kickstarter is a crowdsourcingLutz NEWSFREELutz NEWSSERVING LUTZ/ODESSAJANUARY 8, 2014 Call AttorneyJIMHOLLIDAY813-868-1887 AUTO ACCIDENT?SLIP & FALL? No Fees Or Costs Unless You WinHelping Injured PeopleHOLLID A Y BOMHOFF KARA TINOS P.L. Attorneys at LawI Will Aggressively Fight To Protect Your Legal Rights18920 N. Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 101 Lutz, FL (Corner of Sunlake & Dale Mabry) FEB 5-8, 2014 Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg 888.974.3698 | 727.248.0115 ShenYun.comPresented by Florida Falun Dafa Association, Inc. ALL-NEW 2014 SHOW with live orchestra Check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ TheLakerLutzNew sYoull find stories, th ings to do, specials, co mm unity photos and more. By B.C. Manionbcmanion@cnewspubs.comBrian Fox, of Odessa, was preparing last week to push off on a sailing trip that will take him around the world. Joel Heyne, of St. Petersburg, is joining him for this grand adventure. The two men will cruise on a 40-foot sailboat called American Spirit II, setting sail from the Boca Ciega Yacht Club in Gulfport on Jan. 4. Theyll begin circumnavigating the globe when they join 35 other sailboats taking part in the World Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. Fox and Heyne plan to join the Round the World Rally, which includes sailors from all over the world, when it makes its first stop in the San Blas Islands. The largest contingent will be United Kingdom, Fox said, noting thats where the organizers of the rally are from. There will be French. There will be Russian. There will be American. There will be Germans. There will be South African. There will be Norwegian. They will travel around the globe, sailing on the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans. Theyll complete 17 legs, covering 26,000 nautical miles, in 15 months. Along the way, theyll encounter natural wonders and stop to sample cultural offerings at exotic and historic locales. The itinerary includes exploring the Galapagos, checking out Napoleons prison, witnessing Carnival, visiting the Great Barrier Reef, and on and on. Along the way, theyll restock provisions, repair breakdowns and follow the route that sailing vessels took hundreds of years ago to come to America, Fox said. The route, how-Porter Campus at Wiregrass to openBy B.C. Manionbcmanion@cnewspubs.comWhen Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch opens its doors to students on Jan. 13, it will mark a new chapter in Wesley Chapel history. It will be the first time that students in that community will be able to attend college, without having to commute.Stan Giannet, provost of Pasco-Hernando Community Colleges fifth campus, is fired up about the campus inaugural day of classes.Were ready. Were poised to open successfully, he said. Porter Campus will have a beginning enrollment of about 1,300 individual students, which is within the colleges projections, Giannet said. Its inaugural staff consists of 48 full-time positions, including 15 faculty members and 33 staff members. There also will be a large number of adjunct faculty members. B.C. MANION/STAFFJoel Heyne and Brian Fox will sail on this 40-foot boat on the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans, as they circumnavigate the globe.See PORTER, page12 See SAILING, page12 See THEATER, page12 Theater turns to Internet for help MICHAEL HINMAN/STAFFWayne Valenti of Lutz, who opened the Tampa Pitcher Show in 1982, loads up the film projector that has served his North Dale Mabry Highway business since the beginning. He is now raising money to replace it with a digital projector an upgrade that could cost $60,000. FILE PHOTOConstruction is progressing nicely on the campus, which opens to students on Jan. 13.

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20142 By B.C. Manionbcmanion@cnewspubs.comPigz in ZHills BBQ & Blues Fest got rolling in 2010, spurred by a suggestion from Darrell and Pat Pennington, at the time members of the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The chamber was looking for a fundraiser because it needed a way to support scholarships, chamber programs and local causes, Pat Pennington recalled. The couple had gone to a barbecue in Lakeland, and while they were there, it occurred to them that it was something the chamber could do in Zephyrhills. So, the couple suggested the idea at the next board meeting and the board embraced it. The event has continued to evolve ever since. The first year, it drew 13 barbecue teams. This year, event organizers hope there will be 35 to 40 teams. Those teams will chase after $8,000 in prize money, trophies, bragging rights and the chance to compete at higher-level barbecue competitions. This years event also will introduce a number of new elements, said Vonnie Mikkelsen, executive director of the Zephyrhills chamber. For one thing, the venue has changed. The new home for the event is Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, 39450 South Ave., in Zephyrhills. By hosting the event, the city will have a chance to showcase its airport, airport manager Michael Handrahan said. Besides being able to buy tasty barbecue and listen to bands, patrons will have a chance to check out interesting aircraft, listen to a talk by a teenage glider pilot, and tour the Zephyrhills Museum of Military History, Handrahan said.Patrons wont have access to the airfield itself and there wont be any flying events, the airport manager said. But theres a chance some pilots will fly in for the day. Thats because the airport is encouraging pilots to fly in to enjoy some barbecue and music.Since its inception, Pigz in ZHills BBQ & Blues, has been a fundraiser, providing thousands of dollars for local youth and education programs, including the YMCA of East Pasco, Zephyrhills Fire Rescue Explorers, Zephyrhills Police Athletic League, the Pasco County Sheriffs Charities, the Zephyrhills Army JROTC, Zephyrhills High School athletics and clubs, and the chamber scholarship fund. The event is designed to be a fun day for families, while providing a legitimate contest for barbecue aficionados. The annual contest has been sanctioned by the Florida Barbecue Association since 2011, and has been designated as a state championship contest since 2012. The grand champion of the professional division qualifies to compete at the American Royal Nationals in Kansas City, Mo., and gets in the draw from the state for the Jack Daniels World Championship in Lynchburg, Tenn. The contest is open to professional and backyard teams. Entry fees are $300 for the pros and $200 for the backyard teams. Besides lip-smacking barbecue, the festival offers music from four live blues bands, a classic car and motorcycle show and a kids fun zone, featuring bounce houses and field games, as well as arts and crafts. Another change this year is the admission charge. In previous years, event-goers paid $5 to get in, with free admission for children under 12. This year, there is no charge to get in, but parking is $10. Also different from before is the timing. In the past, the barbecue contest was in October. Now its in January, and changing the date has many benefits, Mikkelsen said. For one thing, it allows the community to welcome a group of residents who were unable to attend the event in previous years, she said. We found that a lot of our seasonal residents who come down in November and December were always disappointed to find out that they had missed it, Mikkelsen said. Pennington thinks the snowbirds will enjoy being able to eat some barbecue and take their time on the airport grounds, strolling around to take a look at the aircraft and to visit the museum. The barbecue meals are affordable, too, Pennington said, selling for as little $7 and sandwiches for around $3. Much of the success of the event hinges on the help that the chamber gets from community partners, Mikkelsen said. Some sponsors have been there from the beginning, like CenterState Bank. We sell Pig Bucks. Thats the event currency, Mikkelsen said. We have to print up so many Pig Bucks and have them counted, bundled and prepared just like a bank for the vendors. The Pasco County Sheriffs Posse also has been there since the beginning, Pennington said, managing the event parking. Many firsts this year as Pigz in ZHills festival gets reboot If you goWHAT: Fourth Annual Pigz in ZHills BBQ & Blues Fest, and Zephyrhills Municipal Airport Aviation ExpoWHEN: Jan. 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.WHERE:Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, 39450 South Ave., ZephyrhillsMUSIC: Cold Iron, 11 a.m.; Ellie Lee & Blues Fury, 12:30 p.m.; Charlie Morris Band, 2 p.m.; Selwyn Birchwood, 3:30 p.m. COST: Free admission with $10 parking, tour bus rates availableINFO: (813) 782-1913, info@zephyrhillschamber.org or ZephyrhillsChamber.org COURTESY OF KRISTIAN COLASSACCOThe band Cold Iron plays at a previous Pigz in ZHills BBQ & Blues Fest. The band is on this years slate of entertainers, too. The Eye CareProfessionalsof Tampa Bay, LLCformerly THANKS to everyone who donated to From my staff and myself, we wish you and your family a happy and prosperous New Year. www.brittendental.com213 Crystal Grove Blvd. Lutz, FL 33548-6452 Leonard L. Britten, D.D.S. Nicholas L. 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Arts and Business ExpoThe Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce will present the Arts and Business Expo on Jan. 18 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Expo will be on Piazza Avenue, a high-traffic area at The Shops at Wiregrass. Thirty-five member businesses will have the chance to promote their businesses and show support for the arts. The evening also will feature live musical entertainment and a presentation of awards. Businesses wishing to participate must bring their own skirted table and 10-by-10foot canopy or market for shade. Electrical outlets are available, if needed, as is Wi-Fi connectivity. Setup begins at 3 p.m. The charge is $175 per booth and the event is open to chamber members only. Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel is the expo sponsor. For additional information, email office@wesleychapelchamber.com, or visit WesleyChapelChamber.com/pages/ArtsBusi nessShowcase. HAWLEYDENTALASSOCIATES813-948-BITE (2483) 21752 SR 54 Land O Lakes/Lutz Ha wle yDental.com DENTALBITES There have been so many changes in how dentistry is practiced since we opened our dental office 25 years ago in Land O Lakes. We want to use this dedicated space in The Laker and Lutz News to answer questions we are frequently asked and to share with you information about new innovations that make dentistry pain free and affordable. Do we have fluoridated water in Florida? How much is in the water?It depends on where you live. In Florida, about 78% of our residents who have public water systems do. Hillsborough County included. Pasco County does not fluoridate its public water. If you have a well system for your drinking water it is possible you may have naturally occurring fluoride in your water, the only way to know if you do and how much is by having it tested. Hillsborough Countys public water system has 0.7 milligrams per liter of fluoride in their water. This is the standard recommended by the U.S. Public Health Service. The highest allowed in public water is 4.0 milligrams per liter, and is set by the EPA. Research has shown that fluoride safely and effectively reduces decay in children and adults when used appropriately. Remember, if your main source of fluid intake is from bottled water, juices or other beverages not produced in your county the fluoride content is unknown. Just because you live in a county with fluoridated public water does not mean you are automatically receiving the benefits, you have to drink it. Dietary fluoride supplements are available only by prescription and are intended for use by children ages 6 months to 16 years living in nonfluoridated areas.Q A Even though I am 73, I feel like I am in my 30s again! Lynn Says she has Found the Fountain of Youth! Are you ready to f eel that wa y too? 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Mani onbcmanion@cnewspubs.comIf youre looking to add an artwork to your home dcor, want to pick up a piece of pottery, or are looking for some entertainment, the Suncoast Arts Fest may be just the thing for you. The event will feature more than 130 juried visual artists and craftsmen. It is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 18, and from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Jan. 19 at The Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive. The shopping mall is in the heart of Wesley Chapel, just off State Road 56 and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, a couple of miles east of Interstate 75. The event, now in its ninth year, is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors, said Laura Knox, a member of the Fine Arts of the Suncoast, Inc. board, which produces the fest. The event is popular because of the venue and because of the high-quality artists that it attracts. Art lovers will be able to browse through tents filled with fine art and crafts. Meanwhile, entertainers will set up at the malls Center Court, the same setting for interactive art, where volunteers will assist children with art projects. The entertainment also helps draw a crowd, Knox said. A lot of times we give entertainers a chance to jumpstart their careers, she said. The entertainment slate this year includes a wide range of singers, dancers and actors. Julie Black, an area singer and songwriter, will perform on Saturday. Her music brings together elements of blues, jazz, soul and rock, and has been featured at music festivals, concert halls and select venues. Her band includes Dave Eichenberger on guitar, Michael John on keyboard, Father Bill Spicuglia on bass and Frankie Timpanelli on drums. In addition to promoting cultural awareness, the Suncoast Arts Fest benefits Arts for Kids, a supplemental arts education funding program for area schools. The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the event this year, too, Knox said. The chamber also is planning an Arts and Business Expo, which includes booths, an awards presentation and entertainment, with the expo beginning at 4 p.m., and festivities concluding at 9 p.m. on Jan. 18. COURTESY OF SUNCOAST ARTS FESTIf youre looki ng to complete your per s onal art collecti on, or are jus t getti ng s tarted, youll f i nd plenty of choi ces at the S uncoas t Arts Fes t Jan. 18 and Jan. 19 at The S hops at W i regrass i n Wes ley Chapel. The Suncoast Arts Fest slate of entertainment:JAN. 18 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Pasco Schools youth music presentation11 a.m. to noon Timebandits 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Richey Suncoast Theatre1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. Achobrother2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Julie Black3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pasco Schools youth music presentation4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Hot Rod Hornets JAN. 19 11 a.m. to noon Tampa Bay Ukulele Society 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Aaron Rutter Duo 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Amanda Lynn 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Six Volt Rodeo 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 pm Pasco Schools youth presentation5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sarasota Slim Bays best blues and swing dancers will celebrate the art of dance both days. COURTESY OF SUNCOAST ARTS FESTA look at the type of fi ne arts and crafts works that wi ll be offered by more than 130 artist s and crafts men at the ni nth annual S uncoas t Arts Fes t. Arts and entertainment will be showcased at Suncoast Arts Fest

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Send business news to mhinman@cnewspubs.com REALTORS TAKE HOME CONNERTON PRIZEBeth Hibben of Exit Realty Bayshore and Linda Roy of Charles Rutenberg Realty, were $1,000 winners as part of the Grand Tour for Realtors drawing at Connerton. Hibben resides in Lutz, while Roy makes her home in Land O Lakes. Both have sold homes in Connerton in the past. Both Realtors also have military ties. Hibben is a volunteer agent at MacDill Air Force Base, while Roy has both a husband and son who are retired from the U.S. Air Force. All Realtors had an opportunity to enter their names in the drawing by visiting Club Connerton and models from four builders Ryland Homes, M/I Homes, Taylor Morrison, and Homes by WestBay. Connerton, located on U.S. 41 north of Land O Lakes, has had more than 70 sales in the past six months.TAMPA BAY AREA LEADS IN JOB CREATIONJob creation is up statewide, and a lot of that has to do with the Tampa-St. PetersburgClearwater region, which led all metro areas in job creation over 2013 with 39,300 jobs added. That resulted in a 1.9 percentage point decline in the unemployment rate for the region, bringing the rate to 6.2 compared to 8.1 percent the year before. The top jobs in the region included professional and business services with an additional 12,000 jobs; education and health services with 9,700 jobs; trade, transportation and utilities with 7,100 jobs; and construction with 6,400 jobs. The area also led in online job demand, as well as those in the high-paying areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows Tampa Bay area employers are expected to continue hiring at an active pace, with 21 percent of companies interviewed saying they plan to hire more employees. Statewide, the unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent to 6.4 percent. The state has created more than 446,000 private sector jobs since December 2010, according to the governors office.BRENNEMAN RETIRES FROM TAX COLLECTORS OFFICEDecember capped the end of a 30-year career for Denise Dee Brenneman with the Pasco County Tax Collectors Office, not only serving customers as a member of the service staff, but also as a trainer who helped employees learn the often complex tasks of running a tax collectors office. It is with both regret and joy that we see Dee retire from our office, said Mike Fasano, Pascos tax collector, in a release. We regret that she will no longer be a part of our staff, serving the taxpayers as well as she has done for the past three decades. However, we do feel joy for her as she moves into this new stage of her life. During a farewell ceremony on Dec. 20, Brenneman was presented with a plaque commemorating her career with the office.ANOTHER HONOR FOR NEW IDENTITIES HAIR STUDIOSNew Identities Hair Studios of Tampa with locations in both New Tampa and Riverview was selected as one of the Salon Today 200 top 200 salons in the United States. The annual listing honors the top salons and spas, as judged by the editors of Salon Today magazine in New York. Winners are chosen from thousands of applicants nationwide, according to a release. This is the fourth consecutive year New Identities has won this award. New Identities is located in Tampa Palms, 15307 Amberly Drive in Tampa, as well as in South Shore at 10639 Big Bend Road in Riverview. For more information, visit NewIdentitiesSalon.com. FLORIDA LEADS WAY IN AVIATIONA new PricewaterhouseCoopers study has ranked Florida first in overall U.S. aviation manufacturing attractiveness. That joined other rankings of ninth for the states industry and sixth for cost in the first ranking of its kind in the nation. The PwC ranking used a weighted average of variables in the report, which includes costs, workforce, and the number of aerospace companies. Texas was ranked second in the report, and Washington was third. Floridas manufacturing sector has 17,500 companies employing 311,300 workers around the state, according to the governors office. Manufacturing accounted for 93 percent of Floridas exports in 2012. COURTESY OF NEW TOWN AT CONNERTONLewis family wins $1,000 from ConnertonScott Lewis, right, receives a $1,000 prize from Stew Gibbons, after he and his wife Erica won the $1,000 drawing as part of New Town of Connertons Grand Tour of Homes contest. 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Reservations are required. To RSVP or for more information call 727-834-5630 or email MedicalCenterTrinity@hcahealthcare.com For Your Health! at Medical Center of TrinityPresented by Samantha Lindsay, MD Family Medicine January 22nd, Noon (Ligh t lunch pr ovided)How to Get The Most Out of Your Healthcare ProviderPresented by Mark Gottlieb, DO Family Medicine January 29th, Noon (Light lunch pr ovided) Learn how to maximize each visit to your healthcare provider directly from a physician.Diabetes Self Management Program The Diabetes Self-Management workshop is given in 2 hour sessions, once a week for six weeks. Topics include techniques to deal with the challenges of diabetes, appropriate nutrition and exercise, and working more eectively with healthcare providers.Presented by CARES Begins Monday, February 3rd, 9:00 am SM9330 State Road 54 | Trinity, FL 34655 www. MedicalC en terTrinity.comThe A, B, Cs of DiabetesLearn about the rise in Type 2 Diabetes, improving lifestyle strategies and new medication for obesity.Heart Healthy Nutrition: Eating for a Healthy LifestyleThis class reviews the concepts of heart healthy eating to control blood pressure, weight and protect the heart. Participants will learn: Presented by Allison Pernecky, RD, LD/N February 6th, 10:00 am www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20145

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PET of the WEEK Sponsored by:2446 Land O Lakes Blvd (813) 388-6810 www.theredhydrant.com WEEKLY WINNERS Meet CharlieCharlie is the proud owner of Al and Eva Corp of Lutz. It took him less than 3 months to accomplish that. As a very young Boston Terrier, Charlie is just as cute as he can be. He sits on the front porch with Al and Eva and greets everyone who comes by. He loves to play with all the other pups that get into his pen with him. You can see him proudly riding in the golf cart with mom or dad anytime during the day. He just loves that.www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8 20146 Send us a picture and information on your favorite pet!Write a short paragraph about why your pet is special along with a photo and mail to: Pet of the Week, c/o The Laker, P.O. Box 479, Lutz, FL 33548 or email to kwelton@cnewspu bs.com, ATTN: Pet of the WeekPLEAS E NOTE: OWNERS NAME AND ADDRESS MUS T BE INCLUDED FOR YOUR PET TO BE CON S IDERED FOR PUBLICATION. PET OF THE WEEK FAMILIES RECEIVE A $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE FROM RED HYDRANT PET SPA & BOUTIQUE TO USE IN ITS RETAIL STORE FOR TREATS, TOYS, COLLARS, LEASHES AND HOME GROOMING PRODUCTS Dogs play & socialize four times a day! FENCED 3 ACRES WITH DOGGIE LAGOON & REAL ROCK WATERFALL10014 Ehren Cutoff Land O Lakes www.HappyTailsPetLodge.net YOUR PETS VACATION PLACE813.995.2212MANAGER LIVES ON PREMISESday care boarding grooming Veterinarians Grooming Breeding Training Supplies Pet Sitters Pets 4 SalePET STATION U Dirty DogPET GROOMING813-948-240019025 US HWY 41 N LutzFREENail Grind NEW LOCATION21780 State Rd 54Grooming Boutique NEW Indoor Doggie DaycareOpen Mon-Sat(813) 388-6810www.TheRedHydrant.com Loving Pet Sitting Done in the Comfort of Y our Home!Furrie Tails 997-6115(813) TheLAKER/ LutzNEWSWEACCEPTCommunity News Publications HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!$100 OFFDOUBLE OR QUAD SIZE AD*NEW CUSTOMERS ONLYThe LAKER/ Lutz NEWSCALL RACHEL TODAY, THESE OFFERS ARE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!with a 3 month agree ment in the Pet Station Directory*(813) 909-2800 ORFREECOLORon single siz e ad 813-909-2800 Fax 813-909-2802 / The LAKER Lutz News/ classifieds@cnewspubs.com www.gentlecarepethospital.comFaceb ook.com /Gentlecare Pet Hosp i tal SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC:Call for appointment: Subject to $3 medical, infectious & records fee.(Includes pre-anesthetic exam, anesthesia, pain & antibiotic pre-medication)Cat Neuter: $30 Cat Spay: $40 Dog Neuter: Dog Spay: up to 11 lbs $40 up to 11 lbs $50 12 33 lbs$45 12 22 lbs$55 34 66 lbs$55 23 44 lbs$60 67 88 lbs$70 45 66 lbs$70 89 132 lbs$85 67 88 lbs$90 89 132 lbs$105(813)949-441621515 VILLAGE LAKES SHOPPING CENTERLAND OLAKES(next to Beef O Bradys in old Wal-Mart Plaza) MONDAY-FRIDAY 8 AM 6 PM SATURDAY 8 AM 12 PMWEEKDAY IN-OFFICE VACCINE CLINICS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 1 2 PMSAT., JAN. 18TH1:00 to 2:00 pm PET CITY 2119 Collier Pkwy LAND O LAKES SA T ., JAN. 25TH1:00 to 2:00 pm HOLLOWAYS3036 Land O Lakes BlvdLAND O LAKES SAT., JAN. 25TH2:30-3:30 pm MIDWAY FARM & RANCH 19211 SR 52 LAND O LAKESWeekend Vaccine Clinics ANEW YEARdeserves aNEW YOU... LET US HELP!Wishing Everyone a Happy New Year from Hair Port! Shampoo, cut & style $1795Color, cut & style $5995exp. 1-31-14 813-909-8710 813-909-14322346 Raden Dr. LandOLakes (Behind Wendys) Hair Extension Artist since 1985with select stylist with select stylist

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20147 Sandi is a true dog park companionSandi is an adorable 5-year-old Lab/hound mix. She is a beautiful light brown color, with cute splotches of darker brown. Sandi arrived at the shelter with a bad case of scabies, but she is all healed up now, and looks much better. Sandi would make a wonderful family pet. She loves playing fetch, and is very gentle about giving her toys back. She enjoys running around, but also enjoys just lying in the grass and lapping up attention.For more information on how to adopt Sandi or other animals with Pasco County Animal Services, visit tinyurl.com/AdoptPasco. Samantha Lindsay, M.D.Board Certified in Family Medicine Focus on seniors, women and children, including infants Land O Lakes resident Per sonable care from our front desk to the doctor Approved facility for Vaccine for Children Convenient location, minim um waitA Family Medical Practice Where You Always See A Doctor 16541 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 207 Lutz, FL 33558 (SR54 and the Suncoast Parkway) (813) 920-8300 northpointephysicians.comMon, Tues & Fri: 8:30 to 5 Wed: 11 to 8 Thurs: 9 to 5WE ACCEPT MEDICARE EVENING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Keeping you a step ahead! Pediatrics Heel Pain Ingrown Toenails Corns / Calluses Fractures Warts Custom Orthotics Wound Care Diabetic Foot CareNo insurance, no problem. GREAT RATES!Notary services by appointmentFAMILY FOOT & ANKLE CARE William Trabulsi, D.P.M.Podiatric Physician 813-406-4806Located at the Greystone Professional Park 19013 Dale Mabry Hwy N., Lutz HOT GOLF DEALS!20% OFF Round of GolfOnly Valid before 12 p.m. Restrictions apply.Prime morning tee times available 7 days a week League play available Golf instruction available Practice facilities Book your Tee Times online atwww.grovesgolfandcc.comThe Groves Golf and Country Club7924 Melogold Circle, Land O Lakes, FL 34637 5 miles North of SR 54 on US 41813.996.0161After 3 p.m.$19+tax Round of GolfNON RESIDENT MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE Golf & Country Club HOMES FOR SALEENERGY SAVING -4/3/2 home with quality decorator wood cabinets and nichol faucets and door knobs! Beautiful hardwood floors and stairs! 3 1/4" Colonial Molding, marble window sills and top of the line appliances. Tranquil pond in the back yard! Call Faith Garcia to see this home today 813-503-6610VERY ATTRACTIVE 3/2.5/2 PLUS LOFT Home in optimal condition in Asbel Estates Subdivision; negotiable furniture; formal living room; 2280 square feet. $209,900. Call Irving Hernandez at 813-843-6026WALKING DISTANCEto schools, shopping and the Hart Bus Line! Move in ready for only $75,000! New paint inside and out! Big fenced yard! New carpet and flooring! Call Faith Garcia 813-503-6610 to see this home today!SKI SIZE LAKE PADGETT ACREAGE Home and cottage; 3.74 acres on ski sized Lake Padgett, land has possibility to build one or more executive homes. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712SECLUDED HOME & ACREAGE ON LAKE HOBBS 4/2 on 3.7 acres on Lake Hobbs ski sized lake; 120+ feet of lake frontage; 2000 square foot home with a painted metal roof; just off of Lutz Lake Fern Road in the heart of old Lutz; split plan; fireplace; large gas stove with double oven; detached workshop; great lake view from the Florida Room; all located at the end of a long private driveway. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712LAKE PADGETT LAKEFRONT HOME First time on the market! Original owner, 1578 square foot home built in 1970 on .a 61 acre site with 102 feet of lake frontage on Lake Padgett. Call Cody Adams 813909-0712GATED COMMUNITY3/2.5/3 plus den and caged pool Mahogany wood floors and cabinets, stainless appliances and stone counter tops! Luxurious jets in the soaking tub and separate walk-in shower in the master bathroom. Call Faith Garcia to see this executive home today! 813-503-6610TIRED OF RENTING? OWN YOUR OWN HOME Great starter home in Land O Lakes; 1 bedroom 1 bathroom for only $59,999. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712RENTAL HOMESNORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION;Super home; 3/2.5 + loft; 2307 square feet of living area; move in condition; fenced, fish pond; nice kitchen. Rent: $1495/ month. Call Irving Hernandez 813-843-60261/1 UPSTAIRS APARTMENT;on Livingston Road; $650/ month. Call Irving Hernandez 813-843-6026ASBEL ESTATES;Single Family, two story, 3/2/2 home with new living room flooring. Fenced yard. Lawn care included. Rent $1275/month. Call Angie Rivera 813-995-0101LAKE LOTSYOUR OWN PRIVATE LAKEFRONT ESTATE;First time ever on the market! Magnificent wooded lakefront lot located on Lake Saxon, an 87 acre ski lake. Non deed restricted, without HOA. Ready to build your lakefront dream home. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712BIG SKI LAKE LOT,can build 2 homes, in Land O Lakes, near High School and Publix. $299,000. Call Helen Grantham 813-767-4899LAKE TONY WATERFRONT LOTjust off State Road 54 on Knight just $89,900! Call Faith Garcia for details 813-503-6610KING LAKE 120 acre ski lake.One acre on cul-de-sac. Over 150 ft. of lake frontage, gorgeous panoramic view. City water Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712VACANT PROPERTY2.82 ACRES R1MAzoning with matured Oak trees; ready for your double wide or build your own home; power poles; well; some prepaid impact fees $84,900 Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712PRICE REDUCED "LUTZ" BUILD YOUR EXECUTIVE HOME TODAYon one of these 5 deed restricted lots between 1 and 1.3 acres. Owner will build to suit. Priced between $79,900 and $107,700. Call David Tubaugh 813-777-014610 ACRES IN BROOKSVILE Golf course frontage, potential income on planted Pine trees, convenient to the airport. Owner says sell! Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712 COMMERCIAL PROPERTYTAMPA BUNGALOW ZONED PROFESSIONAL OFFICE;3 bedrooms 1 bathroom, original hardwood flooring, yellow cigar brick exterior, downtown Tampa in sight. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712MARINE ON BELL LAKE Highway frontage; Property and marine sales/repair business plus a duplex rental & living quarters; 150 feet of lake frontage on 80 acre ski lake. Call Cody Adams 813-909-071210,000 SQUARE FOOT COMMMERCIAL BUILDING WITH TENANT;Commercial building zoned C-2 located with direct frontage on US Highway 41 aka Land O Lakes Boulevard; 2 dock height loading bays. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712COMMERCIAL BUILDING ON US HIGHWAY 41 WITH BILLBOARD INCOME;3200 square foot C-2 commercial building located on almost acre; 125 feet of highway frontage; located on Land O Lakes Boulevard / US Highway 41. Call Cody Adams 813-909-0712Russell Adams Realty, Inc.2502 Land O Lakes Blvd.Corner of Car son Rd. & US 41949-3603 www.russelladamsrealty.comBUSINESS IS HOPPING LOOKING FOR ENERGIZED AGENTS 813-949-3600 INTEREST RATES ARE LOW, HOMES ARE SELLING FAST!

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20148 Your Community Calendar Submit 2 weeks in advance to: whatshappening@cnewspubs.com All listings free of charge Whats Happening What s Happening WOMANS CLUB CRAFTSThe GFWC Lutz-Land O Lakes Womans Club will meet for crafts and fellowship on Jan. 9 at 9:30 a.m., at the Lutz Community Center. The club is a nondenominational service organization open to new members 18 years and older. For information, visit GFWCLutzLandOLakesWomansClub.org.DO YOU LIKE TO SING?The Friendship Singers, a group of volunteers, is looking for new members. There are no auditions and no prior singing experience required. The group performs in local nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and senior citizen centers in Pasco and Hillsborough counties. For information, call Joyce Ruby at (813) 442-7879, or email jruby1003@live.com; or call Joe Berling at (813) 997-1454, or email jberling@tampabay.rr.com.COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS MEETThe Pasco Alliance of Community Associations will meet on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m., at the Land O Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O Lakes Blvd. Guest speaker will be Pasco County administrator Michele Baker. For information, call Ron Litts at (813) 4754561, or visit MyPACA.org.PAULA O NEIL TO SPEAKThe Wesley Chapel Republican Club will host guest speaker Pasco County clerk and comptroller Paula ONeil on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m., at Wesley Chapel Hyundai, 27000 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and seating is limited. For information, email Mike Moore at wcrepublican@att.net.SAN ANTONIO GARDEN CLUBThe Founders Garden Club of San Antonio will meet on Jan. 9 at the home of Camilla Clancy. Fellowship begins at 9 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Erin Givens from Natural Resources Planning of San Antonio. For information and directions, email Donna Swart at 2pheasants@gmail.com.EARLY BIRD TICKETS TO MUSICALYouth With a Mission of Tampa Bay and Live Oak Theatre are offering an early bird $12 ticket special for the musical Judah BenHur through Jan. 10. The musical will be at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mt. Fair Ave., in Brooksville, at 7:30 p.m., on Jan. 17 and Jan. 18, and at 3 p.m., on Jan. 19. All proceeds will be used to send the Judah Ben-Hur team to the Philippines to build houses and give performances. For information, visit LiveOakTheatre.org.CITIZEN SAFETY FAIRThe Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department will host its Citizen Safety Fair on Jan. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Northdale Recreation Center, 15550 Spring Pine Drive in Tampa. There will be presentations, displays, demonstrations on crime prevention and personal safety, food, drinks, raffles, prizes, and more. For information, call Adrienne Rouse or Pat Cullina at (813) 264-8956.LIBRARY ASTRONOMY EVENTAn astronomy event will be held Jan. 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting, at New River Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel. Lawn chairs are welcome. No food or drink allowed. There will be a viewing of Jupiter, the Andromeda galaxy, the Orion nebula and star clusters. Another viewing is scheduled for Feb. 7. For information, email Melanie Crowson at scopegal617@gmail.com. DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSThe Land O Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will host an introduction to digital photography class on Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. The course covers fundamentals of key elements including exposure, composition and lighting, how to use advance creative modes, and how to improve the quality of photography. For information, call Michele Laney at (813) 929-1214.INDIAN ART IN CARROLLWOODThe Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa, is hosting a free art reception for the exhibit Indian Art with Shyama Rangwala on Jan. 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Rangwala is a devotee of Krishna, a Hindu god, and works with acrylics on canvas and watercolor on fine art paper. For information, call (813) 269-1310, or visit CarrollwoodCenter.org.FLORIDA TOMATO SEMINARThe Pasco County Extension Office will have a free seminar on Florida tomatoes Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Land O Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O Lakes Blvd. Participants can learn when to start their indoor planting for spring crops, discover which varieties are best, and how to grow tomatoes. For information, call the extension office at (813) 996-2411.SALSA DANCE NIGHTInner Rhythm Dance Studio, 23600 State Road 54 in Lutz, will host its Salsa Social Dance Night on Jan. 11. from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a group salsa class, followed by a social dance until 1 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. For information, call Lenka Greer at (813) 298-2239.DEMOCRATIC WOMENS CLUBThe Democratic Womens Club of Pasco County will meet Jan. 11 at 11 a.m., at Jasmine Lakes Civic Club, 7137 Jasmine Blvd., in Port Richey. Guest speaker will be Marc Yacht, candidate for the Pasco County school board. Refreshments will be available. For information, call (727) 372-9321.OFFICE HOURS FOR REP. ROSSU.S. Rep. Dennis Rosss staff will host mobile office hours across Floridas 15th Congressional district with a stop at the Lutz Library, 101 W. Lutz Lake Fern Road on Jan. 14 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The staff will be on hand to assist with questions on senior citizens Social Security and disability, veterans VA claims and military service problems, student financial aid, small business loan applications, and tax problems. For information, call (813) 752-4790.NATIVE PLANT SOCIETYThe Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Land O Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O Lakes Blvd. The topic will be Why Its So Easy to Hate Invasive Plants. Light refreshments will be served, and there will be a plant drawing. For information, call (727) 376-7663.CALLING ACCORDION ENTHUSIASTSThe group Accordion Adventure meets the third Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. The group is for accordion enthusiasts of all performance levels. On Jan. 16, the club will host Celebrate the USA with patriotic music. There is a $2 cover charge, with coffee and cake provided. For information, call (352) 686-0975 or (352) 442-5574.FREE CHECKING WORKSHOPClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions will offer a free CheckWise Workshop on Jan. 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 5421 Beaumont Center Blvd., Suite 600, in Tampa. Topics include choosing and opening a checking account, checks and electronic payments, tools and tips to manage an account, and protecting an account. For reservations, call (866) 916-9106.VETERAN JOB FAIRRecruit Military will host a veteran job fair for veterans and military spouses Jan. 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Raymond James Stadium, 4116 N. Himes Ave., in Tampa. Visitors can meet face-to-face with veteran-friendly local and national employers. For information, email Jill Krabacher at jkrabacher@recruitmilitary.com, or visit RecruitMilitary.com.ORCHID SOCIETYThe Tampa Bay Orchid Society will meet Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m., at Christ the King Church, 821 S. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. Guest speaker will be Francisco Miranda of Miranda Orchids in Haines City. Refreshments will be provided. There will be a plant sale and plant raffle. For information, call (813) 839-4959.REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETThe Pasco Federated Republican Womens Club will meet Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m., at the Fox Hollow Golf Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway in Trinity. Guest speaker is Pat Guarnieri, former chairman of the National Conference of Homeland Security. Cost is $15. To make a reservation before Jan. 14, call Fran Scerbo at (727) 597-3727, or email fmscerbo@yahoo.com.VOLUNTEER FOR ARTS FESTThe Suncoast Arts Fest at The Shops at Wiregrass is slated for Jan. 18-19, and is looking for volunteers ages 18 and older. All volunteers will receive training and a show T-shirt. Assignments and tasks include setup, registration, floaters, information booth, hospitality, booth sitting, teardown and cleanup. Multiple shifts are available with early registration. For information, visit SuncoastArtsFest.com/volunteers.MONSTER JAM SHOWFeld Motor Sports will host two Monster Jam events at Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa, on Jan. 18 and Feb. 1. Both shows are at 7 p.m. Each event will feature a different show with variances to the Monster Jam race track and competing monster trucks. Tickets, which start at $15, are available by calling (800) 745-3000, by visiting TicketMaster.com, or at the stadium box office.LIVING HISTORY PRESENTATIONThe Center for the Arts at River Ridge and The Florida Humanities Council will present Dreamers and Schemers: An Evening with Great Floridians on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m., at the center, 11646 Town Center Road in New Port Richey. Performances by Henry Morrison Flagler, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward and Marjory Stoneman Douglas will include live musical accompaniment, and question and answer sessions. General admission is $5. For information, call (727) 774-7382. COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHTFESTIVAL OF CHOCOLATEThe Museum of Science & Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Ave., in Tampa, will host its annual Festival of Chocolate Jan. 18-20. The event will feature area chocolate and confection companies selling tastes and treats. There will be a Cocoa Couture Fashion Show on Jan. 18, and a live cake decoration competition on Jan. 19. Admission to the festival is included in MOSI admission. For information, call (813) 987-6000, or visit MOSI.org. MOSI.ORG cameo hai r nai l s m a ssage faci als full body waxi ng s pa packages hai r extensions kerati n Jane Iredale m ake-up and Der m alogi ca S k i n Care1817 colli er parkway, lutzcameosalonspa.comsalon and spa8139487411 ALL REDKEN STYLING PRODUCTS AND COMPLIMENTARY REDKEN DEEP CONDITIONING TREATMENTS WITH ANY HAIR CUT AND/OR COLOR SERVICE.*Limit 6 product s per customer. While supplies last.New clients only. With select Stylist. While supplies last.

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 20149 NOW OPEN! Compassionate care is clo ser than you think.Get Help NOW.813-333-0000For assessments and referrals www.NorthTam paB ehavi oralHealth.com813-922-330029910 State Road 56 We sley Chapel, FL 33543 EXCEPTIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CAREInpatient Partial Hospitalization Intensive OutpatientProud to be serving the Tampa Bay area DEPRESSION ADDICTION ANXIETY BI-POLAR DISORDER Environmental permits could move faster under new billThe Laker/Lutz News Staff ReportCongressman Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor, recently introduced a new bill he says will modernize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permitting process. Called the Public Infrastructure Modernization Act, the bill is designed to help public safety infrastructure projects be built in a timely fashion while still ensuring thorough environmental review, according to Bilirakis. The National Environmental Policy Act and Clean Water Act guide the Corps actions to protect our nations waterways, but the permitting process has led to unnecessary and costly delays that do not balance public safety needs against appropriate environmental protections, Bilirakis said in a release. Under current law, lawsuits against critical infrastructure projects can be filed for the cost of a postage stamp. With local governments struggling to allocate scarce taxpayer dollars for badly needed public safety projects, we must ensure the federal government properly balances public safety and environmental concerns. The act would streamline the application process for Clean Water Act permits submitted by local governments for flood control projects and evacuation routes by creating a firm timeframe under which the Corps must complete review of these projects. It would also implement an appeals process when the agency fails to complete consideration of these projects under that timeline. In addition, it caps mitigation costs to no more than 20 percent of the projects total cost to ensure responsible use of taxpayer dollars, Bilirakis said. The legislation does not, however, waive NEPA, and protects practical environmental review, according to Bilirakis. COURTESY OF JAMES MONAHAN PHOTOGRAPHYScouts fill bags with lovePack 12 Cub Scouts and Webelos out of Lutz Elementary School completed their annual service project to benefit Beth DiSalvo and Attic Angels Ministry on Dec. 21 at First Baptist Church of Lutz. The scouts filled 175 bags with personal items to be given to those in need.The Laker/Lutz News Staff ReportThe consolidation of Veterans Affairs medical facility leases in Pasco County and the rest of the country is one step closer to reality. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Lease Authorization Act of 2013 by a near unanimous vote Dec. 10, and it now will head to the U.S. Senate. U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor, was a sponsor of the bill, first introduced by Congressman Jeff Miller, R-Pensacola, in November. Its designed to correct a situation created by previous budget rules that required any increase in mandatory spending be offset with equal or greater decreases in mandatory spending. The Congressional Budget Office earlier this year expressed concerns on how to account for lease authorizations by VA facilities, since the cost of acquiring those facilities should be recorded upfront, not spread out over the long-term lease. That suddenly increased spending by the VA facilities, at least on paper, by $2.3 billion, requiring the agency to find ways to cut that same amount from its existing budget. Todays vote is a win for all veterans, especially those living in and around the Tampa Bay area, Bilirakis said in a release after the vote. This legislation will not only increase veterans access to quality care, but also make it more convenient for veterans to receive the care they need. In Pasco County alone, Bilirakis said, five existing VA clinics are operating under strained conditions in different locations, and can now consolidate into a convenient, one-stop facility that will serve all veterans medical needs. The Congressional Budget Office says the bill would increase direct spending by $1.4 billion over a nine-year period beginning in 2014, and would have a discretionary cost of $124 million over the same period. Local VA clinics set to consolidate after Congressional vote

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 201411 Jan. 11, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., What does time mean to children Jan. 16, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., How to get parents on your team Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Science for preschool children Registration is required for each workshop, and must be done online at extension.psu.edu/cyttap. For information, call Diana Converse at (813) 744-5519, ext. 54140.FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION NIGHTSHillsborough County Public Schools Guidance Services is hosting financial aid information nights for high school students and their families. Financial aid representatives will explain the financial aid process, review how colleges and universities compile financial aid packages, and discuss available local, state and federal aid. All meetings start at 6 p.m. in the schools auditorium: Jan. 23, Gaither High School, 16200 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., in Tampa Jan. 30, Hillsborough High School, 5000 N. Central Ave., in TampaONE-WOMAN ROSA PARKS SHOWPasco-Hernando Community Colleges 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Series will feature a one-woman monologue by Gwendolyn Briley-Strand called Rosa Parks: Such a Time. There will be a presentation on Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Room B-104, in Brooksville.There will be two additional performances on Jan. 16. One at 9:45 a.m. at the West Campus Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey, and one at 7 p.m. at the Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Room B-105. The performances are free. For information, call (877) 879-7422. By Patricia SerioSpecial to The Laker/Lutz NewsThe GFWC Lutz-Land O Lakes Womans Club is grieving the loss of one of its most cherished members. Mary Martin, a club member who served for 35 years in nearly every capacity, lost her battle with cancer on New Years Day. She was 85. She fought courageously to overcome two bouts of cancer and again tolerated heavy treatments, but sadly lost her third battle. Mary was a lovely and petite American of Japanese-English descent, known for her quiet dignity, kindness and meticulous style. Wherever she went she always was perfectly turned out and made up. She was a talented artist and crafts woman, and for many years, played tennis with a Tampa Bay area group. She was a woman of great faith and a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Lutz. Her faith sustained her and gave her the strength to bear the heavy burdens she faced, especially during the last few years. Mary recently spoke of wanting to go home to the Lord and rejoin her beloved Duane in their Fathers House. She suffered the loss of her husband of 48 years, Duane Martin, a few months ago. She is at peace, now. Mary is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, and two grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Womans Club members mourn the loss of their dear friend, but are consoled in knowing the heavenly skies burn more brightly now, with her twinkling glow. As gentle as a snowflake, may peace come to your heart. Japanese proverb COURTESY OF GFWC LUTZ-LAND O LAKES WOMANS CLUBMary Martin, a longtime member of the GFWC Lutz-Land O Lakes Womans Club, lost her battle with cancer on Jan. 1.Womans club loses one of its brightest stars Continued from previous page COURTESY OF LINDA COBBEOutstanding social studies teachers honoredThe Florida Council for the Social Studies recognized outstanding elementary, middle and high school social studies teachers at a conference in Daytona Beach. Joining Pasco County Schools superintendent Kurt Browning are, in back from left, River Ridge Middle School principal Jason Joens, Wiregrass Ranch High School assistant principal Robyn White, Connie Hines of Wiregrass Ranch, Karen Schmidt of River Ridge Middle, Erin Greco of Denham Oaks Elementary School, Denham Oaks Elementary principal Mardee Powers, Paula Lesko, and school board chair Alison Crumbley.

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KARRISHELTONHAIRSTUDIO813-817-3451 4032 Land O Lakes Blvd.Always Organic. Always Original.SERVICESFORMENANDWOMENHELPINGPEOPLESHOWTHEIRBEAUTYFOROVER25 YEARS.We offer the finest products including: Sojoun Gluten Free Hair Care Products & Locally Owned Naked Bee LineYOU...but better ever, avoids areas of political instability, piracy and the storm seasons in both hemispheres. Fox has been preparing for the voyage for about 18 months. During that time, he and Heyne have made sure to outfit the boat with equipment and technology that will keep them safe, will allow them to stay in touch with others, and will enable them to make repairs. Fox is ready.When I was young, I wanted to sail around the world, he said. In middle age, I didnt.As he grew older, however, the idea regained its appeal. In 2010, I had a couple of health challenges, both which could have been terminal, Fox said. I decided after that you know what, if youre going to do something like this, you need to do it. Heyne is excited, but he doesnt expect nonstop adventure. He knows better. Sailors have an axiom, said Heyne, who at 62 has been sailing for five decades. Sailing is hours of boredom, followed by moments of sheer panic. When equipment fails or the vessel is damaged, the sailors must react quickly. Everybody is hustling and hustling and hustling until you have that problem taken care of, Heyne said. Whales pose a real danger, Fox said. Moby Dick lives, Fox said. If you hit a whale, its bad. Whales have been known to attack sailboats and sink them. Sometimes a sailboat will sail into a sleeping whale and its like hitting a side of a house, Fox said. Youll suffer hull damage, and in all likelihood, youll be leaking. Its just a question of whether or not you have the time and the resources to stem the leak and stop the boat from sinking. Fox expects the first part of the trip to be the most difficult. In the winter time, the trade winds in the Caribbean blow very strong, east-to-west, he said. Were going to have to contend with those rounding Cuba to get to Panama. When I say blow strongly, I mean 25 to 30 knots, quite a wind. Complicating matters more is that youve probably noticed about a week or 10 days ago, we started getting really large cold fronts. We have one coming up. That means some adjustments to the travel plans. Originally, the two were going to leave Tampa and head to the western tip of Cuba. Now, however, theyll have to travel to the Dry Tortugas and wait there a few days for a weather window that will allow them to cross the Gulf Stream and around Cuba. The waves are only forecast at about 15 feet, Fox said. Because we have to cross the Gulf Stream, typically the waves are double. So you could have 25to 30-foot seas, if you follow a front across the Gulf Stream. So, were going to have to wait until the front clears and go after that. Still, hes confident that he and Heyne are up to challenges theyll encounter. The sailboat has an autopilot, which is far easier than steering by hand. It also has equipment that can make fresh water from salt water. The boat can take advantage of solar power and hydropower. It also has a kitchen, bathroom, shower, two bedrooms and a flat-screen television below deck. The men also will take hundreds of DVDs along them to entertain them when things get slow. They also are taking advantage of the latest technology to protect them and the boat. The vessel is equipped with devices that notify either the boat or authorities that a person has left the boat. Most people dont have the kind of safety equipment were talking about, said Fox, who owned a security guard business before he sold it and retired in 2008. The boat also has a life raft, buoys and flares to use during emergencies.As they prepared to head off, both men were looking forward to the people theyll meet, the places theyll visit, the sites theyll see and whatever adventures theyll encounter.I think sailing around the world, to sailors, is like climbing Mount Everest, to climbers, Heyne said.SAILING, from page 1 B.C. MANION/STAFFBrian Fox and Joel Heyne look over the first chart for a sailing trip that will take them around the world. The men planned to set sail from Boca Ciega Yacht Club on Jan. 4. platform where someone can pitch an idea, and convince everyday people to pledge donations for that idea from their computer or cell phone. The amounts can be as little as $1 and go up to several thousand dollars. Kickstarter launched in 2009, practically redefining how ideas can be financed. Those who contribute money, however, are considered donors and not investors. Thats because they dont actually get any ownership or product in return for that pledge, except incentives offered by the group looking for pledges based on how much is contributed. Valenti is offering incentives to those THEATER, from page 1 Officials theorize students come from Wesley Chapel, choosing the Porter Campus over the colleges East Campus in Dade City and West Campus in New Port Richey. At the same time, the college also expects to pick up some enrollment from nearby counties. We also know that many students in Wesley Chapel might not have been going to school, Giannet said. Theres no doubt that well be bringing in students from Hillsborough, maybe even Polk. Porter Campus officials wont be able to pinpoint where the enrollment is coming from, however, until they do a ZIP code analysis, expected to take place after the semester begins, Giannet said. The campus, at 2727 Mansfield Blvd., is situated off State Road 56, about two miles east of Interstate 75, in the heart of Wesley Chapel. It is across the street from the planned Raymond James financial services office park, next to Wiregrass Ranch High School, down the road from The Shops at Wiregrass and around the corner from Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. In addition to offering a two-year degree program, the campus plans to launch two bachelors degree programs in the fall. One is a bachelors degree in nursing and the other is a bachelors in applied science, focusing on supervision and management. In keeping with its new baccalaureate offerings, the Pasco-Hernando Community College board is scheduled to vote on Jan. 21 on a proposal to change the colleges name to Pasco-Hernando State College. As it opens, the Porter Campus is offering about 160 bricks-and-mortar, face-to-face sections and about 15 hybrid sections, which includes online and face-to-face instruction, Giannet said. Thats not counting our nursing courses. Well have several courses in our nursing program, which is a limited access program, he added.Courses being offered run the gamut from microbiology and human anatomy, to psychology and sociology, to cinema and literature.The campus also will be the only PHCC location to offer two new certification programs. Those programs are for surgery and pharmacy technicians, both fields where workers are in high demand.Porter Campus has six buildings, including a seven-story classroom building said to be the tallest structure in Pasco County. It consists of a three-story parking deck, topped by four floors of classrooms and labs.The nursing lab on the fifth floor simulates a hospital ward. The equipment is so current that the mannequins there can talk and breathe, officials said during a November preview tour. Porter Campus boasts a beautiful architectural design, Giannet said, but it wont truly come to life until the students, staff and faculty are using it. We want to create a milieu, an ambience, that will be conducive to a totally meaningful experience from the learning perspective and from the working perspective, Giannet said.He wants the campus staff and faculty to enjoy being at the campus, serving students and he wants students to enjoy being there, too.We have small classes, Giannet said, enabling teachers to know students by name. He also plans to have an open-door policy. Students can come to the provost office at any time, Giannet said. If the student perceives that he or she is valued, they feel more invested in their education. The research is unequivocal: The more connected that students feel to the campus, to the faculty, to the events on campus, the greater the likelihood that theyll be retained and will succeed. The college will work closely with guidance counselors at Wiregrass Ranch and Wesley Chapel high schools, he said. Besides being able to earn college and high school credits through dual enrollment programs, students also will have a chance to have their questions answered about degree programs available through the college.Giannet said hes gratified by the warm reception that the new campus has received.The community has shown a tremendous interest in the campus and in the programs we are going to have, he said. He expects the college to forge close relationships with businesses and organizations in the community. It already has established a relationship with Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. Weve developed a partnership for our students to have their clinicals on that site, for our nursing students and some of the other Allied Health. Thats already in the works, he said. Work also is under way to create opportunities for Porter students at the North Tampa Behavioral Health center, a new psychiatric hospital on State Road 56. As a psychologist, Im very excited about that, Giannet said. The campus was named to honor the Porter family, which donated more than 60 acres for the facility. It is the same family that sold the land now occupied by The Shops at Wiregrass and Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. The family also owns the land expected to become the site for the Raymond James office park.PORTER, from page 1 who contribute to the Tampa Picture Show Kickstarter. They range from a movie ticket and website recognition for a $10 contribution, up to a private movie screening for 75 people with a $2,000 donation with food and soft drinks included. We need to let people know that theyre not just donating. Theyre getting something for their money, Valenti said. One person has already taken them up on the private movie screening. Tom Mitchell, also a small business owner with a location not far from Tampa Pitcher Show, wanted to demonstrate his support of the Valentis, especially since he is a longtime patron and fan of the theater. Its a great theater, Mitchell said. Weve enjoyed going there for a long time. He finds the ticket prices to be cheaper than a traditional multiplex, with a wide variety of food and drink available, and the opportunity to support a local business. He plans to treat some of his employees at Actsoft to a movie with the perk he earned for the donation.While Tampa Pitcher Show has raised more than $5,000 so far, the theater might not see a penny of it. If a project doesnt meet its fundraising goal in the specified time in this case, by Feb. 1 all donations are returned and the company gets no money.While they hope to meet that goal, Valenti said he cant afford to wait for it, either. Tampa Picture Show already is beginning the digital upgrade process, with the understanding that the equipment will have to be returned if they dont have the money to pay it off. Installing the system will allow customers to enjoy better picture and sound, and have access to movies that arent distributed in the old format. But failing to make the digital conversion permanent would be devastating to a business thats already struggling to keep up with the times, and make it harder for the Valentis to keep the small business theyve had for more than three decades. Weve got our fingers crossed, Valenti said. We need it to work. Tampa Pitcher Show is located at 14416 N. Dale Mabry Highway. For more information about the companys Kickstarter project, visit SaveTampaPitcherShow.com. www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 201412

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For information or to register, call (727) 834-5630.Diabetes 101Access Health Care, 4270 Lake in the Woods Drive in Spring Hill, is offering an education series about diabetes mellitus on Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. The series is for anyone who has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, and their family. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. For information or to RSVP, call Jeanna or Mariah at (352) 597-7249.Heart healthy nutritionThe Heart Institute at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road in Hudson, is hosting a class called Heart Healthy Nutrition: Eating for a Healthy Heart on Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. Those attending can learn eating habits to prevent and treat heart disease, the different types of fats and cholesterol, food label reading, recipe modification and food shopping. Handouts will be provided for take-home reference. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. For information and reservations, call (727) 869-5498.Sibling classesThe obstetrics program at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, is offering monthly sibling classes featuring interactive activities to prepare children for the arrival of a new baby. The next class for 2to 6-year-olds is on Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. The cost is $10 per child. For information and reservations, call (727) 834-5630.Spiritual cancer supportFlorida Cancer Affiliates, 5500 Little Road in New Port Richey, is hosting a spirituality and healing support group on Jan. 15 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All faith, religions, spiritual teachings and personal truths are invited. The group will offer a place for dialogue, prayers and meditation, music, art, and healing in the journey with cancer. For information, call (727) 372-9159.Look Good Feel BetterThe Medical Center of Trinity is presenting the American Cancer Societys Look Good Feel Better program Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Societys resource center, 9332 State Road 54, Suite 402, in Trinity. The program will provide educational information, as well as wigs, hats, turbans and prostheses. For information, call (727) 834-5630.Food addicts programThe Seventh-day Adventist Church in Wesley Chapel, 33420 State Road 54, is hosting Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is a 12-step program for men and women of all ages. There is no fee and no weigh-ins. For information, visit FoodAddicts.org.Lymphedema supportThe Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, will host a lymphedema support meeting on Jan. 16 at 3 p.m. Lymphedema is a persistent swelling, usually affecting an arm or leg that sometimes occurs as a side effect of cancer treatment. For information and reservations, call (727) 834-5630.NAMI support groupsThe Pasco County Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness offers two types of support groups: one for family and friends of those with mental illness, and one for those living with mental illness.Family and friends can meet at North Tampa Behavioral Health, 29910 State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel, on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.For those living with mental illness, recovery groups meet once a week from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the NAMI Pasco office, 6480 Land O Lakes Blvd., in Land O Lakes; and at Medical Center of Trinity West Pasco Campus, 5637 Marine Parkway in New Port Richey. For information, call (727) 992-9653.New anxiety support groupThe Tampa Bay Anxiety Association is a meet-up group set up so members can take an active part in making decisions about when and where to meet. The group meets throughout the Tampa Bay area. Panera Bread on Williet Way in Wesley Chapel is the newest venue to serve those in the North Tampa area. Meetings are usually in the evening. Membership is $5 a year. For information, visit meetup.com and search for Anxiety Association under groups.Aging services for seniorsHillsborough County Senior Centers offer a variety of free programs and activities to local senior citizens 50 and older. These include blood pressure checks, exercise classes, health education, games, recreation, educational classes and more. There are 16 senior dining centers and eight senior centers that provide hot nutritious noontime meals for those 60 and older. The local Lutz senior center is at 112 First Ave., and can be reached at (813) 2643803. For information and a list of other senior and dining centers, call (813) 272-5250, or call the elder helpline at (800) 963-5337. Health notes are run for free on a space-available basis. Please send all information at least two weeks before an event to news@cnewspubs.com. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has appointed Dr. Joseph Pino as chief medical officer. Pino has 30 years of service as a primary care physician. The chief medical officer promotes Hospital Corporation of Americas quality initiatives and patient-centered initiatives. Pino also will be involved in the medical centers new graduate medical education program. Jos eph Pi no Joseph Pino appointed chief medical officer

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Your Neighborhood Sports Source Community SportsCommunity SportsBy Michael Murillommurillo@cnewspubs.comWith nearly three decades of basketball coaching experience, John Gant usually knows what to expect from his players. And going into his third season coaching the Wiregrass Ranch High School girls, he expected to have a strong team. But even he admits he didnt see 19 wins in their first 20 games. I did expect a good year. I did not anticipate quite this good a record, but I did anticipate a good year for my kids, he said. But the Bulls have done just that, starting out hot with a six-game winning streak before losing on the road at district foe Steinbrenner. However, they bounced back from that defeat and have rattled off 13 straight wins (nine of those by double-digits), including an eight-point victory over Steinbrenner in the rematch. Gant identifies a couple of important team traits that has led to the Bulls success. First, the team is unselfish, with scoring relatively evenly distributed and no one player dominating the stat sheet. And second, the Bulls play an up-tempo game with an eye for fast break opportunities and plenty of running up and down the court. While Wiregrass Ranchs record is a marked improvement over previous seasons, Gant said his coaching philosophy hasnt changed. The difference is the teams receptiveness to what the coaching staff teaches and their ability to come together and excel behind that philosophy. It is not difficult to teach unselfish play, he said. It is sometimes difficult for kids to buy into it. Really, it comes down to the kids and do they want to buy into it and really make themselves a team, a cohesive unit. Bulls captain Logan Seoane, a senior in her fourth year playing for her school, believes her teammates have done just that. A lot of us have played together for a long time, and we just clicked this year, said Seoane, who plays center for Wiregrass Ranch. She also said that developing a fastbreak philosophy has meant challenging practices with a lot of transition work, efforts to limit turnovers and a full-court mindset. But the hard work has been worth it, and other teams have had trouble keeping up with the Bulls.Still, with all the teams success, Wiregrass Ranch sits tied with the Steinbrenner Seahawks for the lead in Class 7A-District 8. Both teams have lost just one district game to each other. If both teams win out, Gant said that regular tiebreakers probably wont settle the issue. A simple coin toss could determine the tournament seeding, in which the top two teams will advance into the playoffs.The fact that a 19-1 record doesnt assure them the top seed in the tournament for a playoff berth isnt lost on Gant. But he said that tournament seeding isnt that important, since there will be tough games no matter where they finish. We have one of the toughest districts in the state, he said. That includes Sickles, currently 14-4 overall and 2-3 in the district, as well as Freedom, which is 13-3 overall, and 2-3 in the district. Of course, no one can forget Steinbrenner, which is currently 19-2, and 51 in the district. And were all very good, Gant said. Youre going to have a tough opponent no matter where you are. Rather than worry about tournament seeding, part of the teams philosophy is to just take things one game at a time and not look ahead or take anything for granted. In fact, the coach believes that theres nothing to take for granted yet, since they havent guaranteed themselves anything. Were 19-1, and were 5-1 in district, Gant said. Whats it mean? Absolutely nothing if you dont take care of business. Their next piece of business is a home game against Freedom on Jan. 8. His team has also bought into that message as well. When asked how far she thought the team could go this year, Seoane responded with an answer that would make her coach proud: We just have to take it step by step. FILE PHOTOWiregrass Ranch captain Logan Seoane goes for a jump ball back in her early days on the Bulls varsity team. Now Seoane and her teammates are charging through the regular season, picking up 19 wins in their first 20 games.Taylor transfers to KansasA former Land O Lakes football standout, Kent Taylor, is making his way to Kansas. The Florida University sophomore was one of the top tight ends in the country when he chose Florida over a number of other schools, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal, but chose the Gators because of then offensive coordinator (and current Kansas head coach) Charlie Weis. Taylor will join the school this semester, and will be available for the University of Kansas Jayhawks next season, pending any necessary eligibility review. Kansas is a Division I school that competes in the Big 12 Conference. It finished last season with a 3-9 record, and has not made a bowl game appearance since 2008.Mini-basketball returns to Corbett Elementary school children have a chance to learn basketball from experienced coaches in a positive environment through a mini-basketball league at Corbett Preparatory School of IDS.Corbett Prep and the Marvin Harvey Basketball School of Excellence are accepting children in first through fifth grade for a second session with the basketball league, which will play on Saturdays in January and February.Children will be grouped by age. The program can accept as many as 60 children in each of the two age groups to form teams of 10 players each. The league will start with an instructional class on Jan. 11. Coaches will assess players ages 6 and 7 at 9 a.m., and ages 8 through 10 at 10:15 a.m. Games will take place weekly on Saturdays in the Corbett Prep Middle School gym between Jan. 18 and Feb. 22. Practices will be either before each game, or on Monday or Wednesday evenings, depending on the age group. Mini-basketball teaches fundamentals of the game, adapted for childrens mental and physical development. The ball is 27.5 inches, and the basket is 8.5 feet tall. Each player must play two quarters. Cost is $135 per child, or $65 for children who are part of the Marvin Harvey Basketball School of Excellence for Session 3 of the 2013-14 school year. For more information, email Ivan Romero at iromero@corbettprep.com, or call (813) 961-3087, ext. 312.New Tampa Y pool closing for renovationsThe New Tampa Family YMCA swimming pool is undergoing renovations between mid-January and early February. During that time, regularly scheduled events will take place at other area facilities, including the East Pasco Family YMCA in Zephyrhills, Bob Sierras Youth and Family Center in Tampa, and the Plant City Family YMCA. For more information or schedules, email alexis.mendenhall@tampaymca.org, or stuart.wilson@tampaymca.org.Adult soccer league wants playersWith the spring season ready to commence, adult soccer players are being sought to participate in a league that plays mens, womens and coed games Sunday afternoons at Wesley Chapel District Park on Boyette Road. Registration opens on Jan. 15, and players must be 18 or older. For more information, call Colin Eke at (747) 999-5425, or visit NewAPSL.com.Sign up for lacrosse tournamentRegistrations are now being accepted for the 2014 Lax Max Florida Lacrosse Tournament taking place at Lakewood Ranch on the weekend of April 6. Lax Max is designed for recreational travel and town team programs within Florida. The event offers a choice of either one-day three-game jamboree, or a two-day tournament. It features boys and girls round-robin competitions at various levels for ages under-10 through under-18. For more information, visit USAmateurSports.com, or email usamateursports@aol.com. Contest has high schools cheeringThe Florida High School Athletics Association has launched the Sunshine State Spirit Showdown, a video contest in which students are encouraged to submit videos showing their classmates and community exhibiting positive sportsmanship while rooting for their favorite school. Students from around the state are invited to submit videos ranging in length from 90 seconds to three minutes, including at least 30 seconds on why that schools student section is the greatest. Videos can by uploaded to www.FHSAA.org/upload by Jan. 31. Fans will then have a chance to vote for their favorite video, with voting to last from Feb. 6 until March 6. Taking those votes into consideration, FHSAAs Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will conduct final judging. The winner will be announced March 10. Students are encouraged to make the videos unique by including anything from picture montages and background music, to special chants, or even choreographed dances. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/SpiritShowdown.Senior Slo Pitch registrationThe Slo Pitch Softball League, geared toward players older than 60, will host registration every Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Land O Lakes Recreation Complex, 3932 Collier Parkway in Land O Lakes.Teams will be balanced, and will play Friday mornings. For more information, call Walt Bockmiller at (813) 527-8211.Everyone Can PlayThe fourth annual Everyone Can Play special needs baseball clinic will be Jan. 11 beginning at 9 a.m. at Mary Help of Christian Center, 6400 E. Chelsea St., in Tampa. The group is looking for volunteers, sponsors and players, and all clinics are taught by local athletes for participants age 4 and older. For more information, visit EveryoneCanPlay.org. Submit your sports updates to mmurillo@cnewspubs.com.www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 201416 SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTSCHECK THIS OUT

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www.LakerLutzNews.com January 8, 201417 COURTESY OF DONNA LEE ERICKSONOld isnt old anymorePam McElhinney and Donna Lee Erickson, both members of the Lake Como Tennis Club, took home gold medals for Pasco County in ladies doubles tennis in the 70-75 age group at the Senior Olympic Games in October. The two would go on to win at the state level in Fort Myers in December, and will now take part in nationals in St. Paul, Minn., in 2015. The two attribute their gamesmanship to tennis coach Blake Mallick of Land O Lakes, who has coached the pros, but now teaches in the area. SPORTS LIBRARIES LAND O LAKES BRANCH LIBRARY Computer Skills, 10 a.m., Jan. 8 Alzheimers Assn./Caregiver Support, 11 a.m., Jan. 8 Social Seniors, 10 a.m., Jan. 9 Digital Photography, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 10 Chess Club, 2 p.m., Jan. 11 and Jan. 25 Japanese Class, 3 p.m., Jan. 11 and Jan. 25 Teen Advisory Board, 6 p.m., Jan. 14 and Jan. 28 Land O Lakes Book Club, 1:30 p.m., Jan. 15 Friends of the Land O Lakes Library, 2:30 p.m., Jan. 15 A Taste of Sunshine, 5 p.m., Jan. 15 Friday Afternoon Movie, 1:15 p.m., Jan. 17 Teen Talent Show, 6 p.m., Jan. 17 Young Adult Book Share, 10 a.m., Jan. 18 Kids Crafts Holiday, 2 p.m., Jan. 18 Closed all day Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Jan. 20 Family night out Snowy Owls, Penguins and Polar Bears Oh My! 6:30 p.m., Jan. 21 Tablet Time, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 22 Senior Games, 10 a.m., Jan. 23 Flash Fiction Writing, 10 a.m., Jan. 25The library is closed Sundays and Mondays, and is located at 2818 Collier Parkway. It can be reached at (813) 929-1214.AUSTIN DAVIS PUBLIC LIBRARY Microsoft PowerPoint Creating Slides, 12:30 p.m., Jan. 13 Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall, 6 p.m., Jan. 13 and Jan. 27 Teen Advisory Board, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 18 Raw Fusion: The Art of Delicious Nutrition, 6:15 p.m., Jan. 21 Puppet Show: The Flying Tortoise, 10:30 a.m., and 3:30 p.m., Jan.22 Microsoft PowerPoint Effects and Transitions, 12:30 p.m., Jan. 27 Art Program: Soap Making, 4 p.m., Jan. 27 Applying to College, 6:30 p.m., Jan.28 Oceans Away: Waves & Currents, 11 a.m., and 4 p.m., Jan. 29The library is located at 17808 Wayne Road in Odessa, and can be reached at (813) 2733652.LUTZ BRANCH LIBRARY Storytime, 11:30 a.m., every Tuesday ABCs and 123s of Yoga, 11 a.m., Jan. 8 Gmail Create An Account, 2 p.m., Jan. 8 You Can Manage Diabetes, 11 a.m., Jan. 10, Jan. 17, Jan. 24 and Jan. 31 Tail Waggin Tutors, 2 p.m., Jan. 11 Master Gardener: Drought Resistant Plants for Your Landscape, 6:30 p.m., Jan.13 Bookopoly, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 13 Centennial Book Discussion: Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Jan. 14 Knitting at the Depot, 6 p.m., Jan. 14 and Jan. 28 Lucky Cat Yoga Chair Yoga, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 15 Gmail Messages, 2 p.m., Jan. 15 Jump, Jive and Jam, 11:30 a.m., Jan. 22 Gmail Attachments and Address Book, 2 p.m., Jan. 22 Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 27 eBooks and eReaders: An Introduction, 2 p.m., Jan. 29The library is located at 101 W. Lutz Lake Fern Road, and can be reached at (813) 273-3652.THE JIMMIE B. KEEL REGIONAL LIBRARY eBooks for PC, Mac, Nook, Kobo, Sony and other eReaders, 2 p.m., Jan. 9 Candy Sushi for Teens, 6 p.m., Jan. 9 eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 10 Story Time, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 13 and Jan. 27 Baby Time, 10:15 a.m., and 11 a.m., Jan. 14, Jan. 21 and Jan. 28 Master Gardener: Drought Tolerant Plants, 7 p.m., Jan. 14 eBooks for Kindle and Kindles Apps, 7 p.m., Jan. 14 Toddler Time, 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., Jan. 15, Jan. 22, and Jan. 29 eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones, 2 p.m., Jan. 16 Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 6 p.m., Jan. 16 eBooks for PC, Mac, Nook, Kobo, Sony and other eReaders, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 17, and 7 p.m. Jan. 21 Games Galore, 6 p.m., Jan, 23 eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones, 10:15 a.m., Jan. 24 eBooks and eReaders: An Introduction, 7 p.m., Jan. 28 eBooks and eReaders: 2 p.m., Jan. 30; and 10:15 a.m., Jan. 31The library is located at 2902 W. Bearss Ave., and can be reached at (813) 273-3652.NEW RIVER LIBRARY All day Friends of the Library Book Sale, Jan. 7-11 Knitting Club, 6 p.m., Jan. 9 and Jan. 23 Childrens Craft Corner, 2 p.m., Jan. 11 Toddler Storytime, 11:15 a.m., Jan. 15, Jan. 22, and Jan. 29 Preschool Storytime, noon, Jan. 15, Jan. 22 and Jan. 29 Senior Social, 2 p.m., Jan. 15 Introduction to Facebook Class, 2 p.m., Jan. 16 Tablet Program, 2 p.m., Jan. 17 Tween Craft Program, 11:30 a.m., Jan. 18 RPG Gaming, 2 p.m., Jan. 18 All day Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Jan. 20 Childrens Popcorn and a Movie, 1:15 p.m., Jan. 25 Computer Class, 2 p.m., Jan. 28 Caregiver Support, 1:30 p.m., Jan. 29The library is closed Sundays and Mondays, and is located at 34043 State Road 54 in Zephyrhills. It can be reached at (813) 788-6375. THURSDAY, JAN. 2Boys BasketballZephyrhills 55, Land O Lakes 49FRIDAY, JAN. 3Boys BasketballRiver Ridge 59, Zephyrhills 54Girls SoccerWharton 6, Tampa Prep 0SATURDAY, JAN. 4Girls SoccerLakeland Christian 3, Wharton 0WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8Boys BasketballFreedom at Wiregrass Ranch, 7:30 p.m. Gulf at Zephyrhills, 7:30 p.m. Hudson at Sunlake, 7:30 p.m. Mitchell at Land O Lakes, 7:30 p.m.Girls BasketballFreedom at Wiregrass Ranch, 6 p.m. Mitchell at Wesley Chapel, 7:30 p.m. Zephyrhills at Gulf, 7:30 p.m. Land O Lakes at Wesley Chapel, 7:30 p.m.Girls SoccerWesley Chapel at Hudson, 7:30 p.m. Wiregrass Ranch at Ridgewood, 7:30 p.m.THURSDAY, JAN. 9Boys BasketballRiver Ridge at Wesley Chapel, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay HEAT at Academy at the Lakes, 7:30 p.m.Wiregrass Ranch at Anclote, 7:30 p.m. Alonso at Wharton, 8 p.m.Girls BasketballTampa Bay HEAT at Academy at the Lakes, 6 p.m.Alonso at Wharton, 6:30 p.m. Wiregrass Ranch at Fivay, 7:30 p.m.Compiled from MaxPreps.com, other sources SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTSPREP SPORTS BOARD Elsas celebrates the New Year!18450 North US 41, Lutz813-948-ELSA (3572) DRINK SPECIALS ALL DAY EVERY DAY!2 for 1 Well & Call Drinks Pint Domestic Draft Beer $1.75Mon. 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Owners Pride in the Groves! You will fall in love with this beautiful 4BR/2BA split plan home. Sit awhile on the front screened porch or come in! A woman's touch shows from the graceful entry to the dining area overlooking this extra-large conservation lot. $229K.(hom)Twin Lakes!This 3/2/2 home has terrific curb appeal with trees and landscaping. Upon entering you have a room that can be utilized as a den, office or dining room. A bright open kitchen with lots of counter space & a window overlooking lanai and backyard. $119K.(tio) Flying Enthusiasts at Tampa Downs Heights!Well maintained 3/2/2 with an easy floor plan, fabulous curb appeal, towering grand oaks, fully equipped galley kitchen, breakfast nook, huge laundry suite and a walkin pantry. Exterior workshop. $169K. (ste) Lake Padgett Estates East!Spacious 3/2/2 plus office/den/or 4th bedroom is on a huge corner lot with a fenced backyard. Kitchen features granite counter tops, pantry, and an eat-in area. 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Move-in ready 3Bedroom 2 Bathroom with a 2 Car Garage is a well cared for property with fenced back yard and comfortable screened lanai. Conveniently located near A-Rated schools, shopping and the Suncoast Parkway. $174.9K. (bel)Beautiful Remington Model in Valencia Gardens! 4 bedroom 3 bath 3 car garage home is move-in ready. Home features upgraded ceramic tile, hardwood flooring, custom window treatments and so much more. No CDDs. $271.9K.(bay) INVESTORS SPECIAL!Move into this 3/3/2 on an oversized lot in Lutz. Home is concrete frame and in need of repairs so start negotiations now. All offers considered on this great opportunity to own in the Livingston community. This is is not a short sale! $89.9K.(riv) LAND O LAKES/LUTZ/WESLEY CHAPEL CALL 949-7444 x100 RENTALS CALL 949-5842 813-949-7444www.DennisRealty.com1022 Land O Lakes Blvd. Lutz, FL 33549 Property Management Services 813-949-5842 www.DennisRealtyRentals.com We Manage Properties for Homeowners!Extensive Marketing, Online Owner Portal, Direct Deposit Owner Proceeds and more!Call for a full list of services 813.949.5842 PRICE REDUCED Wilderness Lake Preserve!This4/3/3 home a bonus room. The property is on a cul-de-sac and features separate dining area and a large great room with the triple sliding glass doors that grant access to the lanai. $1800/mo.(sto)Gorgeous Grand Hampton in Tampa! Incredible 3/2/2 plus den, fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment multi-use Aquatic Center that includes separate competition and resortstyle swimming pools and waterslide. $1400/mo. (her) Beautiful 4 Bedroom in Belle Chase! This beautiful 4/3.5/2 features extra office/den. Walk into a large spacious formal living room and dining room with vaulted ceilings. $1700/mo. (nap)Stonegate!This impressive 3/2/2 home plus den is move-in ready, pretty landscaping, spacious interior, large entry, beautiful wood floors in formal living/dining room combo, family room with tiled floors and la large private screened lanai. $1625/mo.(sil) Lakeshore Ranch!This 3/2/2 was built in 2010, big fenced back yard, stainless steel appliances, separate dining room or office/den, tile and carpet throughout, washer & dryer, extra features in the master, walk-in closet and on a cul-de-sac. $1525/mo. (sun) Timber Lake Estates! Beautiful 2/2/1manufactured home with tons of extras!! Spacious living area, washer and dryer in unit and a large sun room! Included in the rent is lawn maintenance, water, sewer, and trash. $850/mo.(sha) Plantation Palms Golf Course! This beautiful 3/2/2 with office and master retreat offers over 2300 SF living space, Cherrywood floors as you enter and in the main areas. $1650/mo. (est) Foxwood! This 3/2/1 home is on a private conservation, large screened in patio to enjoy the views! No home owners association, so bring your boat home and park it on the parking pad next to the house. $1100/mo.(fox)Dupree Lakes! Beautiful 3/2/2 home is on a conservation lot in a wonderful community, centrally located to shopping, public park library, and a public golf course. House grounds are in excellent shape. $1475/mo. (swe) Plantation Palms!The beautifully upgraded brick paver walkway leads you into the open 1,758 sq. ft. split floor plan, 3/2/2 with formal dining, large pantry, inside utility room, den, gorgeous eat-in kitchen boasts recent upgrades. $1600/mo. (coc) Gorgeous Home in Historic Tampa Heights!This two story 3/2.5 home boasts a great layout, with slate tile, rustic oak hardwood floors, granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms, custom wood accents in the kitchen and stainless appliances. $199.9K.(jef) 2 Story in Palm Harbor!Enjoy this maintenance-free Townhome Community. This home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with a 2 car garage with a view of the pond. The home features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and plantation shutters. $230K.(har) Zephyrhills! Warm and inviting, this 3/2 home is newly renovated and ready for you now! This wonderful property is priced to sell below appraised value for a quick sale and a great place to call home. Master bed room & bath with a spacious walk in closet! $89.9K.(20t)Keystone Park Colony in Odessa! Country style 3/2 manufactured home on huge1/2 acre lot. 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